TODAY IS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2012
WEATHER from National Weather Service
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 45. West wind between 3 and 9 mph.
Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 25. West wind between 3 and 6 mph.
Municipal Center Farmers Market It's farmers market season again... almost. We are looking for any and all veggie and/or fruit vendors who would be willing to join us this season. We are also looking for people/ bands to come play music during. Email us at email@example.com if you're interested.
Free dental services and blanket drive: The Connecticut Mission of Mercy (CTMOM) will hold it’s 5th Annual free dental clinic on March 23rd and March 24th at WestConn’s Oneill Center. Click HERE for more information. Bring a blanket.
Celebrate Lincoln's birthday by visiting the new exhibit at Bethel Photoworks. Opening Reception Feb 11, with author Tom Craughwell at 4 p.m., and artist Wendy Allen at 6 p.m.
Eye On Bethel, February 8th and February 9th, David Scribner, State Representative, 107th District will be the featured guest on Wednesday, February 8th at 7:30 pm and on February 9th at 11:30 am on Comcast Community Access, Channel 23. The show is hosted by Paul Szatkowski and is sponsored by the Bethel Republican Town Committee. Mr. Scribner will be discussing the new term in the State Legislature and reapportionment.
Board of Education Subcommittee Meetings 7 p.m. Meeting Room E, Clifford J. Hurgin Municipal Center
GARDENING HINTS from Old Farmer's Almanac
Spider mites are apt to thrive in warm, dry houses. Frequent misting under the leaves of houseplants will discourage them. A solution of 1 cup flour, 1/4 cup buttermilk, and a gallon of cool water, applied in a mist, is a good organic deterrent.
1825 – After no presidential candidate receives a majority of electoral votes in the election of 1824, the United States House of Representatives elects John Quincy Adams President of the United States.
1913 – A group of meteors is visible across much of the eastern seaboard of North and South America, leading astronomers to conclude the source had been a small, short-lived natural satellite of the Earth.
1962 - Neil Sedaka recorded "Breaking Up is Hard to Do" for the first time.
1964 - The Beatles made the first of three record-breaking appearances on "The Ed Sullivan Show." 73 million people watched the show. It was their American TV debut.
1966 - Liza Minnelli brought her night club act to New York City. She opened at the Persian Room of the Plaza Hotel.
1983 - Prince's "Little Red Corvette" was released.