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Last Chance: Nine Days Left Until Budget Referendum

A look at what's ahead for meetings, sports, events and deadlines for May 7 to 13, 2012.

Do you know everything you need to about the proposed $78.7 million 2012-13 budget before the May 16 referendum?

The annual town budget meeting starts at 7 p.m. Monday at the . The public is invited to attend.

Avon Patch will be there posting updates on Facebook (www.facebook.com/AvonPatch) and Twitter (@AvonPatch), so be sure to send us your questions and comments if you cannot attend. If you post questions in advance or before the end of the meeting, Avon Patch will ask them on your behalf.

But that's not all that's going on in Avon this week. Check out our calendar and announcements to see what else is happening in town.

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Take a look at some of the upcoming events:

TOWN MEETINGS

Thursday, May 10

  • The Avon Water Polution Control Authority is scheduled to meet at 5:30 p.m. at Avon .
  • The Natural Resources Commission is scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. in Town Hall Building 7.

For more information including agendas, visit the town's website.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Calling all  track alumni. The team is hosting a at the high school on Saturday in conjunction with a friendly meet against Lewis Mills. The meet starts at 2 p.m. At 3 p.m., alumni and their families are invited to participate in a open one-mile run. The entry fee is $10. The coaches will also compete in a relay against their Lewis Mills counterparts. There will be a barbecue after the meet.
  • School's out in a month. Have you thought about your summer plans? Registration for Avon Recreation and Parks is open!

Have an announcement to make? You can do so on Avon Patch at avon.patch.com/announcements/new.

OTHER MAJOR EVENTS

May 9

  • "Let's Talk About It: Making Sense of the Civil War" is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the . This is the fifth part in a series and is co-sponsored by the Avon Historical Society.

May 10, 11 and 12

  • Follow the Avon High School theater program "Into the Woods" for this year's spring musical. Shows start at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and doors open at 6:30 p.m. More information is available on the Avon theater website: http://www.theatreatavonhigh.weebly.com. Tickets can be purchased at the door and cost $15 for adults and $10 for students and people 65 and older. 

May 11

  • The Avon Lions annual pasta dinner fundraiser is scheduled for Friday at 5 p.m. at the senior center.
  • Not quite ready for The Voice, but want to share your voice?  is hosting an  on Friday at 7 p.m.

May 12

  • The Garden Club of Avon's May Plant Sale is scheduled for Saturday at 10 a.m. at , located along Route 44.
  • Gen. Robert E. Lee is coming to the Avon library in a manner of speaking Saturday at 1 p.m. Kent A. Sinram will put on a dramatic performance to educate attendees about the confederate army commander. To register, call 860-673-9712 visit the library's website, www.avonctlibrary.info.

Add your event to the Avon Patch calendar at avon.patch.com/events/new.

AVON HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS EVENTS

Monday, May 7
Varsity Baseball  Somers  Away - Somers High School
4 p.m.      May 7
Varsity Boys Golf  Somers  Home -
3 p.m.      May 7
Varsity Boys Lacrosse  Ellington  Home -
4:30 p.m.      May 7
Varsity Boys Tennis  Canton  Home - Thompson Brook School
3:45 p.m.      May 7
Varsity Softball  Somers  Home -
4 p.m.      May 7
Varsity Girls Tennis  Windsor Locks  Away - Windsor Locks High School 4 p.m.      Tuesday, May 8
Varsity Boys Golf  Lewis Mills  Home -
3 p.m.      May 8
Varsity Boys Outdoor Track  SMSA, East Granby  Home - Avon High School
4 p.m.      May 8
Varsity Girls Golf  Mercy  Away - Lyman Orchards 3 p.m.      May 8
Varsity Girls Lacrosse  Wilton  Away - Lilly Field - Turf Field 4:30 p.m.      May 8
Varsity Girls Outdoor Track  SMSA, East Granby  Home - Avon High School 4 p.m.      May 8
Varsity Girls Tennis  Canton  Away - Mills Pond Park 3:45 p.m.      Wednesday, May 9
Varsity Baseball  Canton  Away - Canton H.S. 3:45 p.m.      May 9
Varsity Boys Tennis  Granby Memorial  Away - Granby Memorial High School 3:45 p.m.      May 9
Varsity Girls Golf  Cheshire  Away - Country Club- Southington 3 p.m.      May 9
Varsity Softball  Canton  Away - Canton H.S.
3:45 p.m.      May 9
Varsity Girls Tennis  Granby Memorial  Home - 3:45 p.m.      Thursday, May 10
Varsity Boys Golf  Enfield  Away - Cedar Knob
3 p.m.      May 10
Varsity Boys Lacrosse  South Windsor  Away - Rye Street Park 4:30 p.m.      May 10
Varsity Boys Tennis  Avon Old Farms (Scrim.)  Away - 3:45 p.m.      May 10
Varsity Girls Golf  Suffield, Daniel Hand, Newington  Home - Blue Fox Run
Canceled      Friday, May 11
Varsity Baseball  Suffield  Away - Suffield High School 3:45 p.m.      May 11
Varsity Girls Lacrosse  Ellington  Away - Ellington High School 4 p.m.      May 11
Varsity Softball  Suffield  Home - Fisher Meadows 3:45 p.m.      May 11
Varsity Girls Tennis  Coventry  Home - Sycamore Park 4 p.m.      May 11
Varsity Girls Tennis  Coventry  Away - Coventry High School
5:30 p.m.      Saturday, May 12
Varsity Boys Lacrosse  Tolland  Away - Tolland High School 1 p.m.      May 12
Varsity Boys Outdoor Track  Lewis Mills  Home - Avon High School
2 p.m.      May 12
Varsity Girls Outdoor Track  Lewis Mills  Home - Avon High School 2 p.m.     

For more information on Avon High School sports, visit ciacsports.com.

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