1. According to Weather.com, the forecast for Ellington and Somers calls for sunny skies with a high of 33 degrees. The overnight hours will be clear with a low of 21 degrees.
2. Holiday cookie assortments will be on sale beginning today at 1 p.m. at the . Beautiful assortments of traditional and current favorites will be sold in 1-pound trays. These home baked delights are perfect for gift giving or for your own holiday celebration. This sale, organized by the , will benefit library programs. The sale will continue Monday Dec. 19, or until all trays are sold. The Friends of Hall Memorial Library, currently in its 25th year, raises funds to support the library and advocates for the library.
3. Join the at 6 p.m. for a Christmas Play and watch the famous Muppets! Light refreshments to follow. For more information on the church or this event, contact Ellington Baptist Church at 860-872-8444.
4. The is collecting donations of new mittens, hats and scarves. The items will be distributed to residents of the community as needed. Today is the last day to donate.
5. needs your help. The company is organizing a food drive for the . Individuals and local businesses are being asked to contribute – with the holidays approaching, donations are more desperately needed. Collect non-perishable food items and bring them to any of the stores through Dec. 31 and be eligible for a $20 gift card from Express Verizon. You will receive a $20 gift card redeemable at any of the four locations when you donate five items or more! Please join us in supporting those in need.