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November 28th

New downtown boutique opens

SOLON– Fashionista sisters Sondra and Sara Grover met at the University of Dubuque and became good friends. Sara married Sondra’s brother, Casey, and now they live in Solon.
In August they decided to go into business together, putting their passion for fashion on the market.
Their new shop, Le Grove Boutique (206 E. Main St.), is a clothing store with a little more.

St. Bridget’s of Nolan Settlement Christmas Party Sunday, Dec. 4

SOLON– The Friends of St. Bridget’s of Nolan Settlement will host its annual Christmas Party on Sunday, Dec. 4. The Church will open at 1 p.m., with entertainment at 2 p.m. by the West Branch High School Choir, directed by Chris Reed. Santa Claus will make an appearance. Refreshments will be served, all are welcome. The Church is located at 2136 St. Bridget’s Rd. NE, Solon. For more information, www.friendsofstbridgets.org.

Solon Athletic Booster Club clothing open house Dec. 7

SOLON– The Solon Athletic Booster Club will hold its clothing open house Wednesday, Dec. 7, from 4 until 7 p.m. in the Solon High School commons

SEDG urges residents to treasure Solon businesses, shop locally

SOLON– The Solon Economic Development Group (SEDG) is again encouraging local shopping with another “Treasure your Solon Businesses” campaign.
Pick up a card at participating Solon retailers, make six purchases at any of the listed businesses and return it for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate.
The six-week, shop-local campaign promotion features 10 Solon businesses: D and D Pizza and Cafe, Dairy Queen, E’s Florals, Fitzpatrick Family Chiropractic, Jo’s Roadhouse, Le Grove Boutique, Pet Memories, Sam’s Main Street Market, Savvy Coffee and Wine Bar, Solon Drug and Solon Hardware.

Holiday sale this weekend

Friends of the Solon Library will be hosting the annual Holiday Sale on Friday, Dec. 2, from 2:30 until 6 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 3, from 9 a.m. until noon. Items offered will be the preordered jar mixes, with a few extra for cash and carry. The old favorites will be featured in this year’s jar mixes, including mocha coffee, three soups, three bar mixes and a new peanut butter chocolate chip loaf. Poinsettias that were preordered will be available for pickup as well as a few cash and carries for late shoppers. Joyce’s Greenhouse in North Liberty is supplying the poinsettias this year.

Santa Party this Saturday

The library is beginning a new tradition with Santa this year. In previous years, Santa has made an evening appearance at the library. This year, Santa will be visiting the library on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 until 11 a.m. Bring the kids or grandkids and your cameras for some candid shots as your child has a little one-on-one visit with Santa. There will be a craft to do in the meeting room and Santa will have a treat for all his visitors. Parents and grandparents can pick up their poinsettia orders and do a little shopping at the Friends sale in the meeting room at the same time.

New display window

A new holiday display window will be appearing on Dec. 2. Toni Russo is transporting all of us to “Candy Land” based on the famous board game. Be sure to check it out.

Tags for giving

There is a display located in the library lobby with tags designated for toys desired for the Salvation Army toy drive. To participate, select a tag for the gender and age of the person of your choice and shop for that item. Return the new, unwrapped item to the box in the lobby by Dec. 10 for pick-up by the Salvation Army. Or, deliver it, in person, to the Salvation Army office in Coralville by Dec. 14.

Stop and see the trees

Over 20 beautifully decorated Christmas trees are in place in the reading area at the west end of the library. Entries have been received from individuals, families, clubs and businesses. The trees will be judged for prizes and then sold to the highest bidder in a silent auction.
Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place as well at the Humanity Award. The newly formed tree judging committee will take the place of the public vote from previous years. Trees will be judged for placement by the tree committee. The community will vote for the Humanity Award.

Movie Clips

Sarah’s Key (2010, PG13, Drama) In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel’ d’Hiv Roundup in 1942. Stars Kristen Scott Thomas.
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D (2011, PG, Action/Comedy) A retired spy is called back into action, and to bond with her new step-children, she invites them along for the adventure to stop the evil Timekeeper from taking over the world.