Thursday, June 1, 2017
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7:00am [7:30am] Redevelopment Agency Meeting
The following is a list of scheduled meetings to be held by the Redevelopment Agency of Manchester, Connecticut. The meetings will be held in the Lincoln Center Hearing Room All meetings will begin at 7:30 a.m. February 2, 2017 February 16, 2017 March 2, 2017 (Cancelled) March 16, 2017 April 6, 2017 (Cancelled) April 20, 2017 May 4, 2017 (Cancelled) May 18, 2017 (Cancelled) June 1, 2017 June 15, 2017 (Cancelled) July 6, 2017 (Cancelled) July 20, 2017 August 3, 2017 (Cancelled) August 17, 2017 (Cancelled) September 7, 2017 September 28, 2017 October 19, 2017 (Cancelled) November 2, 2017 (Cancelled) November 16, 2017 December 7, 2017 December 21, 2017 (Cancelled) January 4, 2018 (cancelled) January 18, 2018 The Redevelopment Agency approved this schedule on November 17, 2016.

5:00pm [5:30pm] Pride in Manchester Kicks off With - Imagine Main Street
Imagine Main Street in Downtown Manchester, 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Imagine Main Street celebrates its sixth anniversary with music, art, food, and fun. Horse-drawn wagonette rides along Main St. Plus – Music throughout Downtown, dozens of artists, vendors, exhibitors, fun for the whole family with an artistic flair! Special tastings, restaurant specials and more. Info at Imagine Main. A bit of history -- Thursdays used to be the night when you’d stroll down the street, meet your neighbors, have a bite to eat, and do some shopping. The Imagine Main Street Committee invites all to this year's festive evening, with traditional and new activities.

[6:00pm] Arts Hall of Fame
The Manchester Arts Commission has announced Daniel Thompson, former Manchester, CT Town Troubadour, and Dr. James Gentile, English Professor at Manchester Community College, will be inducted into the Arts Hall of Fame for 2017. Also James Costa and Romwell Findley will receive the 'Rising Star Award'. The induction will take place on Thursday June 1, 2017 with refreshments and social hour beginning at 6:00 PM at the Manchester East Side Neighborhood Resource Center. The Manchester Arts Council established the Hall of Fame Awards in 2001. Dr. Francis Helfrick was instrumental in his quest to honor local individuals for their dedication to, advocacy for, and achievement in, the arts of this community. The Arts Council disbanded in 2003 and the Manchester Arts Commission proudly continues the tradition.

[6:00pm] Mass training for CPR Programs
The Manchester Health Department, Fire-Rescue-EMS, Manchester CPR Program, Ambulance Services of Manchester and HeartSafe/AED committee are committed to raising awareness of the value of CPR & AED use in Manchester. Therefore, during the upcoming CPR & AED Awareness Week, June 1 – 7, a reduced cost American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR for adult and child & proper use of AED is being offered on Thursday, June 1, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Mahoney Recreation Center located at 110 Cedar Street, Manchester, CT. Space is limited so call now. The cost is $15.00 for Manchester residents and $25.00 for non-residents. You must register at RecOnLine.townofmanchester.org or in person or by phone at the Community Y - (860) 647-3164.

[6:30pm] Keeping It Classy Book Club Meeting
The Whiton Branch Library on 100 N Main Street will have its June meeting of Keeping It Classy Book Club on Thursday June 1, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. This month’s selection is The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams. In The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect begin a journey through space aided by a galaxyful of fellow travelers: Zaphod Beeblebrox, the two-headed, three-armed, ex-hippie and totally out-to-lunch president of the galaxy; Trillian (formerly Tricia McMillan), Zaphod’s girlfriend, whom Arthur tried to pick up at a cocktail party once upon a time zone; Marvin, a paranoid, brilliant, and chronically depressed robot; and Veet Voojagig, a former graduate student obsessed with the disappearance of all the ballpoint pens he’s bought over the years. (Description from Goodreads.com). No registration required for this free event. Copies of the book are available for check out at Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main Street and Whiton Branch Library. For more information, please call Jenn Bartlett at 860-643-2471 or visit the library website at http://library.townofmanchester.org