Good morning, friends! It’s me, Karina Garrity, your host for The Haddams-Killingworth Daily. Here are all the things you need to know about what is happening in society today…
First, today’s weather:
Partly sunny. High: 81 Low: 68.
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Here are the top stories at The Haddams-Killingworth today:
- Crossroads New Ice Cream Store opened in Killingworth last week and has been a huge success. According to an HK Now article, “Around 800 to 1,000 stopped. On Thursday, the third night Crossroads opened, 36 packs of ice cream were sold out! Crossroads sold out again Sunday night. Crossroads is owned by Harkin’s Killingworth’s Mike Harkin.” Engineering Crossroads is located at the traffic circle at 250 Route 81; it is open Monday through Friday 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm In addition to delicious ice cream, Crossroads features Lots of seating in front and behind the building, along with two panels of cornholes. see you there! (Hong Kong now)
- The East Haddam Leo Club will host the annual Cartoon Boat Race on August 9th in Town Beach. Leos welcomes you and challenges you to build your very own cardboard boat! Add your own style by decorating and embellishing your theme. Get ready to prove that your boat is worthy in the regatta battle! Be prepared to paddle or get down in a stunning drizzle. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at East Haddam Town Beach (291 East Haddam Colchester Tpke, East Haddam). The first race starts at 9 am. The ‘Boat Battle’ will take place after the races. The goal is to be the last boat in the water! see you there. (cardboard regatta)
- It’s berry picking at Scott’s Farm in Deep River. Mid-July through August is the time for excellent blueberry picking, and Scott offers your pick. Take advantage of this beautiful weekend weather and pick yourself up some lively blueberries. (Scott’s farm via Facebook)
Today in Haddams-Killingworth:
- All About Snakes – Killingworth Library (11:00 AM)
- Uncorked, by Joey Brenman – Fundraising Program to Renovate/Conserve Historic Clinton Academy 1801 (6:00 p.m.)
From my notebook:
- Killingworth Library Association: Today from 11:00 AM until recently: Learn all about snakes! Join us for a great program on the most understood creature in our backyards: snakes! The Meig’s Point Nature Center will be on hand to provide fun facts and answer questions. All your questions.” (Killingworth Library Association via Facebook)
- Killingworth Library Association: Join us for Teen Trivia Night! Thursday, July 21 at 5pm, Teens are invited to show off their knowledge at Trivia Night! Winner gets a huge basket of goodies! Ages 10-17. Children under 12 must be accompanied An adult.” (Killingworth Library Association via Facebook)
- Congregational Church in Killingworth, Union Carbide Corporation: “Congregational Church at Killingworth UCC Sunday 10am and Wednesday 7pm Bible Studies” (Congregational Church in Killingworth, UCC via Facebook)
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Now you’re in the loop and ready to walk out the door on Saturday. See you all tomorrow morning for another update!
– Karina Garrity
About me: I am a Connecticut native, and currently reside in the Tri-Town community in Chester, Deep River, and Essex. I’ve been a community reporter for the better part of the past 20 years. I love my small town community and am honored to be a part of Patch.com. You can reach me at; [email protected]
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