5 Things: Park Weather; Book Group; Volleyball Fundraiser; and More

With Election Day coverage set to dominate the news today on Stratford Patch, here are "5 Things" that have nothing to do with politics.

The National Weather Service is calling for sunny skies in Stratford today with a high temperature near 67. So why not visit ?

Stratford schools are closed on so the kids need to be kept busy somehow, right?

Archives from the American Shakespeare Festival Theatre are a main draw at an exhibition at the Fairfield Museum and History Center.

Original dresses that stars like Katharine Hepburn wore are only a fraction of what the exhibition highlights. The museum is located at 370 Beach Road in Fairfield and is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday. 

Script Talk! at the Stratford Library

Did you know that for the last 25 years a play discussion group has been meeting at the ?

The program is free and open to the public without registration. Today, from noon to 3 p.m., the group will discuss Donald Margulies' two-character drama, "Collected Stories."

Participants are encouraged to bring a bag lunch to the talk, which will be held in the Stratford Library's Lovell Room. Complimentary coffee and tea will be served to patrons. For more information, call the library at 203.385.4162. The library is located at 2203 Main St.

The United Athletic Centers in Stratford will be hosting a family fun night tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

There will be games for the whole family such as kickball and Wiffle ball, in addition to multiple moon bounces set up for the kids. There will be food, drinks available for $1 and free snow cones. 

The cost is $5 per child. is located at 1330 Honeyspot Road Extension.

, 784 River Road, Shelton, will host a fundraiser tonight from 5:30 to 8 p.m. to benefit the Stratford High School girls volleyball team.

Activities at the sports center include mini-golf, driving range, batting cages and bowling. If the fundraiser gets at least 50 paid participants, laser tag will also be offered.

Tickets cost $20 each. To purchase, contact Andrea Fedak at 203.377.1533 or fedak_john_m@sbcglobal.net.


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