Nice Weather, Fishing, and Comedy

All of this can be found in and around Ellington and Somers today, April 30, 2011.

1. According to Weather.com, the forecast for Ellington and Somers calls for partly cloudy skies with a high of 68 degrees. The overnight hours will be clear with a low of 43 degrees.

2. From 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., there will be a fishing derby for seniors age 62 and over at Wetherell Pond on Billings Road. Entry to Wetherell Pond is from Billings Road between Ninth District Road and Field Road. Look for the sign.

3. Celebrity impersonator, Rick Virga, of Las Vegas and New York fame, will be presenting a thrilling 2-hour “Tribute to Elvis” with his band, “All the King’s Men” from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. at . Come see what all the commotion is about and why Virga got to open for Nora Ephron in Las Vegas. If you’re an Elvis fan, it’s a “Don’t miss!” show. See the legend that is ‘Elvis Presley’ come to life once again. Advance ticket prices are $20 per person or $25 on the night of the show. For further information, call 860-871-8133 or e-mail Ellingtonwomensclub@yahoo.com. Check out Virga on YouTube.

4. The Somers Booster Club is holding their biggest fundraiser of the year. The Booster's Dinner & Comedy Night takes place tonight at the  on 236 Main Street. Proceeds from this show will be used to fund scholarships for Somers athletes and to assist Varsity and JV teams with awards and various other needs.
The doors will open at 7 p.m., and the comedy portion of the show will begin at 8 p.m. There will be a buffet dinner and a cash bar.
 Tickets for the event are $20, and they can be obtained by calling Rich Tynan at 860-749-1635.

5. Today at , “Walk for Abby,” a fundraiser for the Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine, invites you to participate in this year's walk (in honor of Abby Sauerhoefer). The FMM is searching for a cure for Mitochondrial Disease, which could also impact cures for Autism, Alzheimer’s Muscular Dystrophy and Parkinsons. This 3-mile walk begins at 10 a.m. (registration 8:30 a.m.) with a flat screen TV raffle at the end. To walk or to be a sponsor or for more information, please visit http://bit.ly/forabby, Facebook “Walk for Abby” or call 860-627-5119. 


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