Monday, May 8, 2017
Public Access

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6:00pm [6:30pm] Public Library Board Meeting
Manchester Library Board Meetings All meetings are scheduled for 6:30 pm in the Howroyd Room, Mary Cheney Library 586 Main St. January 30, 2017 March 20, 2017 May 8, 2017 June 12, 2017 Special Meeting June 19,2017 (canceled) September 11, 2017 November 13, 2017

7:00pm [7:00pm] Association of Puerto Ricans and Latinos
The Association of Puerto Ricans and Latinos meet the 2nd Monday of every month. For more information please call (860) 643-5388.

[7:00pm] Board of Education Meeting
MANCHESTER BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS 2016-2017 MEETINGS WILL BE HELD AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE LINCOLN CENTER, HEARING ROOM 494 MAIN ST. UNLESS OTHERWISE POSTED. Monday, September 12, 2016 Lincoln Center Monday, September 26, 2016 Lincoln Center Tuesday, October 11, 2016 Bowers Monday, October 24, 2016 Lincoln Center Monday, November 14, 2016 Robertson Monday, November 28, 2016 Lincoln Center Monday, December 19, 2016 Lincoln Center Monday, January 9, 2017 Lincoln Center Monday, January 23, 2017 Lincoln Center (cancelled due to weather) Monday, February 6, 2017 Lincoln Center Monday, February 27, 2017 Lincoln Center Monday, March 13, 2017 Verplanck Monday, March 27, 2017 Lincoln Center Monday, April 17, 2017 Washington Monday, April 24, 2017 Lincoln Center Monday, May 8, 2017 Waddell Elementary Monday, May 22, 2017 Lincoln Center Monday, June 12, 2017 Lincoln Center Monday, June 26, 2017 Lincoln Center Monday, July 10, 2017 Lincoln Center Monday, August 28, 2017 Lincoln Center Agendas and Minutes are posted online. See website below.

[7:00pm] Manchester Garden Club
Invasive Ornamentals and Ecological Mindfulness: Jacob Gardner Our 2016 Scholarship recipient will be our guest speaker. Jacob will touch upon a few common and economically important invasive plants, what makes them invasive, and some alternatives that are either native or, at the very least, less damaging to the natural environment. The goal of this talk is to begin the conversation about how to be a gardener while maintaining a partnership with the natural ecosystem. The Manchester Garden Club meetings are held at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on most second Mondays of the month (September through June) The doors open at 6:45 P.M. and meetings start at 7:00 P.M. Guests are welcome to attend and a $5.00 donation is suggested for non-members. For updated information visit our website below.

[7:00pm] Silk City Chorus Open House
Manchester Silk City Chorus Hosts A Special Night On May 8, 2017 The venerable Silk City Chorus will soon be staging a memorable event, open to the public. The event will combine 3 special activities: The theme of the evening will be to gather together acapella singers from different area choruses who will meet for an evening of singing. Casual entertainment by the different groups is the goal. The Silk City Chorus will host this event as a special open house where all interested men are invited to join us to sing, to listen, to enjoy! Interested singers can experience the music and the special fraternity of our chorus. Come experience the joy of making music together. Prior musical training is not required. Finally, the chorus will also host the leader of our singing organization, the Barbershop Harmony Society. Mr. Marty Monson, CEO of the worldwide Society, will speak briefly about the organization and will join in the fun! Directed by Todd Lamson, the Silk City Chorus is a member of the barbershop harmony Society and recently celebrated its 50th year of providing a cappella music in Manchester and surrounding towns. The chorus is ranked in the top 5 choruses in the Northeast District of the international Barbershop Harmony Society with a membership of nearly 65 men. We are a musical organization committed to continuously improving our performances and music skills while sharing memorable and enjoyable experiences. Please join us at 7.00 PM on May 8, 2017. Our rehearsal location is: The Second Congregational Church, 385 North Main Street, Manchester, CT, 06042. For further information please contact nkellogg@sbcglobal.net, or visit www.silkcitychorus.org.