Five Things: May Day, Cupcakes, Education Foundation

Patch column offers municipal news, event information, fun facts, announcements and the weather.


The Daily Five column gives residents five tidbits to help them get through their day and know a little more about Rocky Hill and their neighbors.


Today is Tuesday, May 1. The National Weather Service is expecting showers before 3 p.m. as well as patchy fog between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. There is a 90 percent of rain with a tenth to a quarter of an inch of precipitation expected. The high should be near 58.

Cupcake Decorating at Library

The will hold a cupcake-decorating workshop from 6:30 to 8 p.m. tonight.

People will learn how to decorate three different types of cupcakes:

  • Fish
  • Shoe
  • Purse

The workshop will be limited to 25 participants.

For more information about library programs, visit their website or call 860-258-7621.

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Rocky Hill Education Foundation Meeting

The will hold its monthly meeting tonight at 8 p.m. inside the Board of Education office at .

The organization and is open to the public.

The mission of the Rocky Hill Education Foundation is to build a partnership between the business community and public education while fostering educational opportunities for all students in town.

You are welcome to post your events at the following link, http://rockyhill.patch.com/events/new.

Artists Needed For Jimmy Fund

are looking for help in creating the organization’s 2012 Holiday Collection.

Artists are welcome to submit artwork or photographic designs for a holiday card, candle wrap, or ornament to be sold during the holiday season as a fundraiser.

Artists who wish to participate should email their designs in .jpg format to holiday_orders@dfci.harvard.edu. Please include artist name, email, and phone number with the submission.

The submission deadline is May 15 and artists will be notified by June 1. 

You are welcome to post your announcements at the following link, http://rockyhill.patch.com/announcements/new.

May Day

May 1 is observed as "Labor Day" or "International Workers' Day," according to the Huffington Post.

The international holiday is a chance to celebrate the organization of labor unions with "street demonstrations" in more than 80 countries.

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