Saturday, June 10, 2017
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  Pride in Manchester - Open Museum Day!
Visit local attractions. Activities are Downtown, at the Mary Cheney Library, Lutz Children's Museum, Connecticut Firemen's Historical Society Museum, and several Manchester Historical Society properties. All open to the public from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Address's and websites: Fireman's Historical Museum, 203 Pine Street, Info: http://www.thefiremuseum.org ; Manchester History Center, 175 Pine St.; Cheney Homestead at 106 Hartford Road; Old Manchester Museum, 126 Cedar Street; Woodbridge barn and grounds backyard of 495 East Middle Turnpike; Loom Room exhibit, enter at 199 Forest Street. info: http://www.manchesterhistory.org/MHS3_Events.html. ; Pitkin Glass Works at the intersection of Parker and Putnam Streets in the Manchester Green section of town, Info: http://www.pitkinglassworks.org/ open 11 to 3.

Little Theatre of Manchester - 'Sons of the Prophet'
The play 'Sons of the Prophet' on Fridays, June 2, 9, 16; Saturdays, June 3, 10, 17, and Sundays, June 4, 11, and 18 at Cheney Hall. To purchase tickets or for other info: Little Theatre of Manchester at Cheney Hall.

8:00am [8:00am] Bottle Drive for Boy Scouts
Boy Scout Troop 27 will hold a redeemable bottle drive on Saturday, June 10th, from 8 am to 1 pm, at St Mary's Episcopal Church, 41 Park Street, Manchester, CT. Drop off your redeemable bottles and cans during the designated time to help support our scouts as they gear up for a high adventure trip to Seabase Scout Camp, Florida. Questions can be directed to Chris Brown at 860.707.6401.

COME SEARCH FOR TREASURES Church of Assumption on the corner of South Adams St. & West Center St. Look through the tents, browse the rectory driveway. Find glassware, tools, toys, appliances, furniture, etc,etc!! For questions, call Heather at (860) 306-9328 or Joan at (860) 643-4031.

ANNUAL TAG AND BAKE SALE at Center Congregational Church Event to benefit CCW missions Saturday, June 10, 2017 ~ 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Center Congregational Church MANCHESTER - (06040) – Center Church Women will be holding their annual Tag and Bake Sale on Saturday, June 10 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. This annual fundraising event is being held at Center Congregational Church, 11 Center Street, Manchester. The sale benefits CCW missions. The sale features items including collectibles, jewelry, housewares and kitchen items, books, children items and much, much more. A bake sale is also part of this event, and will include delicious homemade baked goods. This well-attended sale is not one to miss! For more information about Center Church or the Tag Sale, call 860-647-9941.

[9:00am] Pride in Manchester - Bike Rodeo
Bike Rodeo at Manchester Elks Lodge. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. with rodeo starting at 10:00 a.m. at no charge. Children must be accompanied by an adult and have a bicycle and helmet. Bikes will be inspected and if needed, a helmet will be provided at no charge. Food and drink will be provided for the children. Info: 860-646-9262.

[9:00am] Pride in Manchester - Land Conservation Trust Tag Sale
The Manchester Land Conservation Trust seeks donations for its week-long June tag sale. Drop off donations of books, tools, antiques, glassware, artwork, toys, furniture, sports items, etc. at the cider barn, 330 Bush Hill Road on most Fridays and Saturdays leading up to the tag sale: May 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, and June 2-3 from 11 to 2 each day. Phone for other drop-off times: Terry at 860-643-1823. No computers, TVs, clothing, please. The actual tag sale will be held June 9-17 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. each day. The tag sale raises funds for the Land Trust. The farm trails are open – maybe plan a two-to-three-mile hike while dropping off tag sale items. Information about the Land Trust at www.manchesterlandtrust.org .

[10:00am] Our Companions Animal Rescue Meet and Greet
Our Companions Animal Rescue invites you to our June Meet & Greet with our adoptable pets on Saturday, June 10th at the Our Companions Valerie Freedman Program Center. Stop by and spend some time getting to know our adoptable pets. Let us match you to a pet based on your lifestyle! Meet adoptable cats, dogs and kittens. Screening protocols apply; pets will not be adopted on the same day as the event. (For safety, please don’t bring your pets into the building.) Contact 860-242-9999, ext. 302 or Helpline@ourcompanions.org with any questions!

[12:00pm] Pride in Manchester - Annual Low Cost Rabies Clinic
Sponsored by Manchester Veterinary Clinic $15.00 for each Rabies vaccination; services are CASH ONLY. Please provide written proof of past Rabies vaccination to obtain a new three year Rabies certificate. All dogs must be on a leash and all cats in a carrier. Town Hall will be open for Manchester residents to purchase their dog license. CT dog owners are required by law to purchase a dog license annually. Full details may be obtained by contacting Animal Control or your local Town Clerk. Questions please call: 860-645-5516, Manchester Animal Control License & show proof of rabies vaccinations to avoid fines.

[12:00pm] Silk City Board Game Group Meeting
The Silk City Board Game Group, hosted by the Manchester Public Library, will meet on Saturday June 10, 2017 from 12-4:30PM. Our game library will be available (over 100 titles, all brand new donations from the publishers), as well as the opportunity to learn to play: The Networks; Ethnos; 1754: Conquest- The French and Indian War; and Castles of Caladale. We’ll supply all the games- no need to bring any with you! We are pleased to partner with The Portal to offer this program. No registration required. Free program! Free light refreshments to be served. This event starts at 12PM in the Howroyd Program Room and will last until 4:30PM. The library is located at 586 Main Street, Manchester, CT. For more information about this group, please contact Jenn Bartlett at: 860-643-2471 or e-mail: jbartlett@manchesterct.gov. We look forward to sharing our love of board gaming with you! No registration required for this free event. For more information, please call 860-643-2471 or visit the library website at http://library.townofmanchester.org.

[12:00pm] Touch-a-Truck and Open House Day
We will be one of many sites celebrating Open House Day across Connecticut. The Lutz Children’s Museum will offer free admission all day, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., and a selection of big trucks outside between the hours of 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.. Children are welcome to climb aboard the trucks and learn how they operate. The Lutz Children’s Museum is a non-profit organization that has been offering educational programs for young children since 1953. Learn more about the museum at our website www.lutzmuseum.org

[1:00pm] Wit and Wisdom Poets Club
Poetry club is looking for new and established poets. Club meetings are held on the 2nd Saturday of each month! For more information contact Charles Gilbert at 860-647-7348.

[6:00pm] Indoor Chicken BBQ Dinner
Menu: chix leg quarter, potato salad, coleslaw, dessert and beverage. Second Congregational Church. Call 860-649-2863 for tickets. Cost: $10.00 advance, $12.00 at door. Kids 12 and under 1/2 price

[7:30pm] Manchester Symphony Orchestra & Choral Presents All That Jazz
Jazz and Pop favorites for the whole family! Conducted by Kevin Mack and Joseph Hodge. Concert Tickets: $18.00, Seniors (60+)$15.00, Students (18+ with ID)$10.00. Under 18 years admitted FREE. Tickets can be purchased at the door. For more information call 860-646-0047 or go to www.MSOC.org