Saturday, June 10, 2017
Public Access

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  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.

Pride in Manchester - Open Museum Day!
Visit local attractions. Activities are Downtown, at the Mary Cheney Library, Lutz Children's Museum, and Connecticut Firemen's Historical Society Museum. 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 ; 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.

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.

Center Church Women will be holding their annual Tag and Bake Sale on Saturday, June 10 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. This annual fundraising event is being held at Center Congregational Church. 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 .

[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.

[1:00pm] Wit and Wisdom Poets & Writers Club
Poetry club is looking for area poets who would be interested in attending monthly meetings. 2nd Saturday of each month!

[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