Sunday, January 15, 2017
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9:00am [9:00am] Army Navy Club Train Show
Come and enjoy our Annual Train Show at the Army Navy Club here in Manchester! Admission is a $5.00 donation to benefit Army Navy Club Building Fund. Children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult. Call 860-432-2124 for further information. SNOW DATE is Jan. 22, 2017

[12:00pm] Cheney Homestead Open House
The Manchester Historical Society will open the Cheney Homestead on Sunday, January 15 from noon to 4:00 p.m. Special blacksmithing demo and some traditional toys that children can try out. View this 1785 house at 106 Hartford Road, and hear commentary about the residence, which was donated to the Manchester Historical Society by the Cheney family in 1968 for use as a house museum. Guided tours include history of the building and its contents, and of the family who lived there. As with many New England homesteads, the house is built into a hill, with doors opening out to the yard on both the upper and lower level. Donations accepted for the upkeep of the Homestead. Info: www.manchesterhistory.org

[1:30pm] ISIS and Islamophobia: Understanding the Most Misunderstood Faith in America
ISIS and Islamophobia: Understanding the Most Misunderstood Faith in America. Want to learn the difference between ISIS and Islam? The Unitarian Universalist Society: East (UUS:E) will host ISIS and Islamophobia: Understanding the Most Misunderstood Faith in America on Sunday, January 15, 2017, 1:304:00 PM. Imam Sami Aziz will give a presentation and lead a discussion about the religious, social, and historical context needed to understand how the self-proclaimed Islamic State has generated fear and loathing through a wrong and deviant interpretation of Islam. The program will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Society: East Street West. It is free and open to the public. Registration is requested but not required. For more information or to register, call 860-646-5151 or visit www.uuse.org.