Saturday, August 26, 2017
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8:00am [8:00am] 2017 Household Hazardous Waste Collection
The Capitol Region East Operating Committee (CREOC) is pleased to announce Tradebe Environmental Services as the new contractor that will provide HHW collection services to the eight member Towns. To learn more about Tradebe and their innovative approach to household hazardous waste management, please visit http://www.tradebeusa.com/TS/hhw Collection Events in Manchester, CT at 321 Olcott St. facility (Exit 1 from 384, follow Spencer Street for 0.9 miles. Turn left on Olcott Street. Follow signs to Facility): Saturdays, June 3rd, August 26th, September 30th and October 28th. Fall Outreach Collection: Saturday, October 14th only - Somers, CT (5 Vision Blvd., the parking lot next to the Somers High School. Follow the signs) All collections are held on Saturdays and are open from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For complete details, call 860-647-3200 or visit: http://sanitation1.townofmanchester.org/index.cfm/household-hazardous-waste-collection/

[8:00am] Manchester Farmers Market
Manchester Farmers Market July 8th Ė October 28th every Saturday rain or shine. Fresh local fruits, vegetables, flowers, herbs, honey etc. WIC Coupons accepted. Call for more info: 860-643-2207. Location: Town parking lot at corner of Main St. and Forest St., Manchester Time: 8:00am-12:30pm

1:00pm [1:00pm] Free Hike at Salterís Pond
Free Hike at Salterís Pond on Saturday, August 26 at 1:00 p.m. Meet in parking lot of town swimming pool, at 123 Lydall Street, near its intersection with Coleman Road. The walk may be wet depending on the weather, and hikers should wear sturdy footwear. The route is not mountainous, but does have stairs and bumpy spots, so participants need to be agile. Our walk will include some historic commentary about the former Salter & Strong paper mill. Moderately paced, this one-mile walk will take about 55 minutes. The pond and adjacent land is owned by the Manchester Land Conservation Trust. More at www.manchesterlandtrust.org

4:00pm [4:00pm] NEW RIVER FEST 2017
Saturdays in August just got even hotter! New River Church is sponsoring FREE community events every Saturday in August. Don't miss it! Basketball Game Night (ages 10+). Come join us at Charter Oak Park for basketball games, food and fun! Register by texting 'New River Fest' 31996. Free food at each event!