1. and Stonington Public Schools Psychologist Lori Liguori are holding a free interactive, informative transition workshop for students entering grade five at or in the fall. The workshop takes place today, Monday, August 20 from 4 to 5 p.m. Call Stonington Human Services at 860-535-5015 for more information.
2. No bake dessert? Now that sounds like something my poor cooking skills might be able to handle. Join the on Friday, August 17 for a class on ice cream, tiramisu, cheesecake, and stuffed strawberries. The class goes from 6 to 8 p.m. and costs $25 per person.
3. Did you read the Caleb’s Crossing? The Bill Library in Ledyard is hosting a discussion on the book tonight at 7 for adults and high school students. Susan Topping, Instructor of Humantiies at Three Rivers, will lead the free discussion.
4. George Carmack found gold nuggets in the Klondike River in the Yukon while fishing on August 16, 1896. The discovery sparked a gold rush known as Klondike Fever that would bring 50,000 miners to the area.
5. Today's thought: "By all means use some time to be alone." —Edward Young.