The daily five items that Rocky Hill residents need to know for Monday, July 16.
What's the Weather?
The National Weather Service predicts a mostly, sunny day with a high near 93 and low around 70.
Kiwi Spoon Opens For Business Monday Morning
The owners of want the residents of Rocky Hill to know that their will have a soft opening Monday in the location of the former , at 397 Cromwell Ave.
More than a year ago, Tom Zhuo started the family-chain restaurant in Wallingford and offered customers the chance to make their own frozen yogurt creations.
When a customer enters the store, they take the following steps to complete their frozen dessert creation:
- Grab a cup from the window
- Swirl their own frozen yogurt into the container (mixing flavors is allowed).
- Add toppings to their creation
- Weight the product
- Pay for your dessert (The cost of the frozen dessert is 49 cents per ounce).
According to owner Tom Zhuo, Kiwi Spoon offers more flavors and toppings including fresh-cut fruit, nuts, cereal, candy and sauces than its competition.
“Everyone is loving it. It is a great concept,” he previously said about his “new” and “convenient” product.
The Rocky Hill store will share the same hours as the Wallingford one and will be open Sunday to Thursday from noon to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturdays from noon to 11 p.m.
Fundraiser To Aide Local Chef
A Cut-A-Thon will be held at the end of the month to help fund the recovery of a chef at a Rocky Hill eatery.
The fundraiser be hosted by at its 825 Cromwell Ave. location on July 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for John Doyle who is recovering from an unknown illness. Doyle is the chef at , a graduate of the Culinary Institute Of America, husband and father of two.
Donations can be made payable to
- Joseph Doyle
- : Lisa Asadourian
- PO Box 66
- 521 Cromwell Ave., Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Organizers of the Cut-A-Thon are asking for a minimum donation of $20.
For more information, call 860-257-0470.
Independent Living Community Hosts Discussion on Alzheimer’s
The is hosting a class Thursday night for friends and family of people with Alzheimer’s disease.
The program titled "" will be "largely based on 'Learning to Speak Alzheimer’s' by Joanne Koenig Coste," according to of the Lodge at Cold Spring. Donna Fedus, who is Coordinator of Elder Programs at the Yale University School of Medicine, will lead the seminar.
The event will be on July 19 from 7 to 8 p.m. at The Lodge at Cold Spring and anyone is encouraged to attend.
For more information, call the Lodge at Cold Spring at 860-721-1940.
Money, Money, Money at Cora Belden Library This Autumn
The Nonprofit Connecticut Money School will be offering free classes at the this fall.
Sheryle McMillan of Money Management International will conduct the following classes on financial issues.
- Setting Goals and Priorities: Choose your financial destination on Sept. 18
- Building Savings: Ready for the road ahead on Oct. 16
- Credit Report and Credit Scores: Getting the most mileage from Credit on Nov. 27
All classes are being held on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
For more information or to register, visit the library's website or call 860-258-7623.