What’s Happening in Middletown 08/06-08/11

Enjoy this much cooler weather by getting out in Middletown! Here is just a sampling of things going on in the Middletown community this week found through WesEvents, Arts2go.com, and the Buttonwood Tree!


7:00p Tuesday Music at Klekolo World Coffee
Check in every Tuesday beginning at 7 pm for live music. The line-up changes weekly. If you want your coffee with music, chess, friendly conversation on any Tuesday evening, visit Klekolo!
Cost: Free!


7:00p Summer Sounds on the South Green/Union Park-Phil Rosenthal Four
The Middletown Commision on the Arts presents their annual Summer Sounds concert series on the City’s South Green. Come on Tuesday to hear some bluegrass with the Phil Rosenthal Four! More info
Cost: Free!



wadsworth6:30p Music at the Mansion
This is your last chance! Come to see Jeff Pitchell and the Texas Flood at Wadsworth!
Cost: Free!


6:45 Writers Out Loud! at the Buttonwood Tree
Each Second Thursday of every month, six phenomenal storytellers sign up seeking constructive critique of their latest works in progress. Come launch your experience of literary prose off that earthbound plane of solitary and cerebral and into the extraordinary heights of live and out-loud! You will never read—or write—quite the same again!
Cost: Free!


9:00a Friends of the Library Book Sale
Each month, the hard-working members of The Friends of the Russell Library hold a book sale to help raise funds for a variety of library projects and services. Stop by the sale on Friday, August 9, from 9am to 6:00pm for “Bargain Day” which includes books published 1992-2002. On Saturday, August 10, from 9:00 to 1:00, the Friends will be selling books for $5 per bag; bags will be provided.
Cost: Whatever you want!

10:00a-2:00p North End Farmer’s Market
Stop by to get your fresh fruits and vegetables!
Cost: Whatever you want!


musicfest_600x90012:00p-8:00p Second Annual Middletown Music Festival
 Free concert open to everyone in the community! There is a suggested $10 donation. Produced by J-Cherry Presents, in association with Middlesex Community College, WESU 88.1FM Middletown, This year’s festival is being supported by a grant from the Middletown Commission on the Arts!
Cost: Suggested $10 donation



Jelisa Adair

I am the Civic Engagement Fellow for 2013-2014. While a student at Wesleyan I double majored in Psychology and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and completed a joint thesis during my senior year. I am interested in issues of social justice, mental health, media, and global welfare.