1. Join for a . The lunches take place today, March 5, 12, 19 and 26 at noon at 27 Church St., in Stonington, Conn. Tickets are $10 and benefit the and Calvary Church Outreach programs. Call Lucia Johnstone at 860-912-4144 with questions.
2. The (ISAAC) is accepting . Applications to the free, public, middle school based in New London will be accepted through March and an open house is scheduled for March 6, 2012. Visit www.isaacschool.org for more information.
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4. Masked and costumed students celebrated the first New Orleans Mardi Gras on Feb. 27, 1827. How did you celebrate Mardi Gras this year?
5. Today's thought: "Most people have to talk so they won't hear"—May Sarton.