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September 26th

Trapshooting team hosting fundraiser for Brett Smith

RIVERSIDE– The Solon Spartans Trapshooting Team will be hosting a fun shoot and fundraiser for Brett Smith Sunday, Oct. 2, at Highland Hideaway Hunting south of Riverside.
The sporting facility is located at 3127 160th St., Riverside, and will be hosted by coaches and teammates of the high school trapshooting team of which Brett Smith is a founding member.
The cost is $50 per participant and the 100-target Sporting Clays shoot starts at 8 a.m., with the last group out at 3 p.m. 
This is a great opportunity for a fun hunting season tune-up with all net proceeds going to Brett & his family.

Can drive for Solon Middle School show choir Oct. 8

SOLON– The Solon Middle School show choir will be hosting a can drive to raise funds for its program. The event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cans can be dropped off at Ruzicka’s Meat Processing or you may call 319-310-7031 if cans need to be picked up.

Library Card Month

September is National Library Card Sign-up Month. Drop in today and sign up for a library card. Check out some books for your fall reading or our expanding DVD collection for an evening of movies. A library card offers free access to books and computers, puzzles, CDs, DVDs, and much more. Library cards are always offered to residents of Solon and the surrounding Johnson County area at no charge. Stop by the circulation desk in the library and sign-up. The Solon Library averages 356 new library users per year.
Haven’t used your card for a while? Pull it out of your wallet and stop by soon.

Banned Book Week

Banned Books Week (BBW) is an annual event held during the last week of September. Banned Books Week, September 24 through October 1, highlights the benefits of free and open access to information. Its purpose is to draw attention to the harms of censorship by spotlighting actual or attempted banning of books across the United States.

Upcoming display windows

One very big attraction at the Solon Library is the lovely display window designed by Toni Russo. The next display, entitled, “A Reel In-Tents Experience” will be dedicated to long-time Solon resident, Earl Miller. Toni is looking for some items to help complete the window, particularly old items, including binoculars, a thermos, compasses, Girl & Boy Scout small item memorabilia, campfire items and fishing items found within a boat, i.e., tackle, boots and dip net.

Book Club

Listed as number seven in the eastern Iowans best sellers list this week is “Zeitoun” by Dave Eggers. This book is also the One Community, One Book selection and has been or will be discussed at other area libraries as well as our own. The Solon Area Book Club will meet Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. and will be discussing this selection. The Book Club welcomes adults who wish to join in for just one discussion as well as new memberships.  The library will be borrowing extra copies for those who will be participating in this discussion.

Early out movie Oct. 6

The next early out program will be on Thursday, Oct. 6, with the showing of the move “Rio” rated G. Movie time will be from 1:15-3:15 p.m. Fun and free early-out activities are for all Solon students. There is no registration. Children under the age of 10 attending the movie need to be picked up by parents or caregivers at 3:15 p.m.

Movie Clips

“Hanna” (2011) PG13, Action/Crime/Mystery– A 16-year-old who was raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe, tracked by a ruthless intelligence agent and her operatives.
“X-Men: First Class” (2011) PG13, Action/Adventure– In 1962, the United States government enlists the help of mutants with superhuman abilities to stop a malicious dictator who is determined to start World War III.

Old Gold Menu

Wed Sept 28: Chili w/beans, mixed green salad w/dressings, Mandarin oranges, oatmeal raisin bar. 4th Graders.
Thu Sept 29: Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, green beans, strawberry banana gelatin, frosted chocolate cake. BINGO
Fri Sept 30: LS chicken noodle casserole, broccoli Normandy, mixed green salad w/dressings, cantaloupe, rice crispy bar. Cards
Mon Oct. 3: LS Tuna noodle casserole, Harvard beets, mixed green salad w/dressing, cantaloupe, ice cream cup.
Tue Oct. 4: LS Salisbury steak w/gravy, oven roasted potatoes, broccoli, banana, Rice Crispy Bar. BINGO.

Calendar Reminders

Sept. 29: HS Parent-Teacher Conferences, 4-7:30 p.m.
Oct. 4: Fight the Flu Clinic; Lakeview Elementary
Oct. 6: 1 p.m. early out- Fight the Flu clinic; middle school
Oct. 10: Professional development day; no school
Oct. 12: Fight the Flu clinic; high school