23 South Street, Roxbury, CT 06783. Phone: 860-350-2181.
"Heart & Soul," a group of six talented musicians, will perform at the Frasier W. McCann Concert at the Minor Memorial Library, 23 South Street, Roxbury on Sunday, August 24, at 2:00 pm. This year's concert celebrates the library's 20th anniversary in its current building, as well as the 10th anniversary of the Contemplation Garden and the recent installation of the Commemorative Walkway. Both First Selectman Barbara Henry and Chairman of the Library Board of Trustees Timothy F. Beard will speak. The concert and following reception are free and open to the public. "Heart & Soul" plays a variety of popular music from the 1930s to the present, including songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Doris Day, Adele, Pharrell Williams and James Taylor, and others, as well as their own original music. Group members Chris Coogan, Tony Cruz, Journi Gallwey, Alan Southworth, Fannie Faith Southworth, and Jeff Southworth provide a cross-generational mix of talent and experience that is sure to appeal to all ages. "We're excited about celebrating 20 years of service to our community in the award-winning Minor Memorial Library building. We invite our neighbors to enjoy the concert, the beautiful Contemplation Garden and to admire the lovely Commemorative Walkway that graces our property, "said Valerie Annis, Library Director. The concert is the 21st in a series of annual concerts presented in memory of Roxbury's Frasier W. McCann, a generous benefactor of the library who was an avid lover of music. The library is handicapped-accessible.