SOLON– Solon Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 10, at the public library. The club will be decorating trees for the Habitat for Humanity fundraiser at the library. The club will be doing two trees– one with a nature theme (think dried flowers, seedpods, birds) and the other will be a more traditionally decorated tree. Bring items you would like to include on the trees. All are welcome. For more information contact Mardi Rasmussen at 319-624-4090.
SOLON– The scene is always somber, the audience attentive and quiet.
On Sept. 21, Solon High School held its annual program to recognize the veterans deemed missing in action and those who were at one time prisoners of war.
SOLON– If you haven’t driven past the library and seen the new sign, it really should be on your next route through town. As the staff learns the computer program that runs it, the tweaking will continue but to the untrained eye, it’s a sight to behold as is.
Take along as a hostess gift to your Thanksgiving dinner or indulge yourself with a delightful and inexpensive seasonal treat. Thanksgiving jar mixes may be preordered through Nov. 7. Order forms are available at the library or by emailing SolonLibrFriends@aol.com. All jars are priced below $5 and payment must accompany the order. Choose from cranberry cornbread mix, turkey noodle soup mix, pumpkin chocolate chip muffin mix or apple cider spice mix. Gift jars may be picked up at the library during regular business hours on Friday, Nov. 16, through Wednesday, Nov. 21.
“Ruby Sparks” (2012, R, Comedy/Fantasy/Romance) A novelist struggling with writer’s block finds romance in a most unusual way: by creating a female character he thinks will love him, then willing her into existence.
“I Am” (2011, Documentary) Director Tom Shadyac speaks with intellectual and spiritual leaders about what’s wrong with our world and how we can improve both it and the way we live in it.
We will be collecting three photos from each senior in the high school office. All files can be either wallet sized photos dropped off to Kelly in the office or digital files emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. They will be used in the following publications:
1. Yearbook photo,
2. Class of 2013 class composite.
3. Solon Economist for early June senior insert edition.
Solon High School will present the classic musical “Wizard of Oz” at the Solon Community School District Auditorium.
Show times are Nov. 9 at 7 p.m., Nov. 10 at 2 .p.m. and 7 p.m., and Nov. 11 at 2 p.m.
All tickets are reserved seating. Ticket prices are $6, $9, and $12. Activity passes are not accepted.
Tickets will be on sale at the high school on Nov. 3 from 8 until 11 a.m. and Nov. 5 from 5 until 7 p.m. Any unsold tickets will be made available before the start of the show each night.
There will be a limit of 10 tickets per person per performance.
Solon Middle School will sponsor a ThinkFirst Iowa injury prevention program for their students on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 1:50 p.m.
Each year about 600 people in Iowa will become paralyzed from a spinal cord injury. Another 5,000 will suffer traumatic brain injuries. Automobiles, motorcycles and diving injuries are the major causes. Many of these injuries will happen to young people ages 15-24.