Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Public Access

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10:00am [10:00am] Manchester Historical Society Celebrates Black History Month
The Manchester Historical Society presents a Black History Month exhibit weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. through March 23. Saturday February 24 and Sunday February 25 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The exhibit describes the six African American soldiers from Manchester who enlisted in the 29th Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. There's information on each man with the dates of his military service, the battles in which he fought, and his life after the Civil War. The exhibit is also open on subsequent weekends by appointment; phone 860-647-9983 weekdays to make an appointment. The museum store will be open during exhibit hours for local history books, maps, notecards, t-shirts, coffee mugs, and Herald cookbooks. The Cheney silk advertisement exhibit is also on display.

5:00pm [5:30pm] WORK_SPACE WORKSHOPS
Disaster Preparedness Flood, fire, technological breach, personal violence, and collective trauma are threats that can shut down your business. In this interactive workshop, Shelly Koehler, a Business Advisor with the Connecticut Small Business Development Center (SBDC) discusses the perspectives and priorities that will help you not only survive the disaster but move forward with the optimal strategy for success. Please RSVP to info@WORKSPACEmanchester.com (Free for Town Employees, $8 for guests) For information please call 860-647-6029

[6:00pm] Backyard Chickens-Community Garden Learnshop
In this Learnshop we will review the conditions for raising chickens: Breed varieties,constructing housing, chicken runs, predators, feed & water needs. For All ages. Instructor: Bettylou Sandy Fee: $20 Resident, $25 Non-Resident To Register Call (860) 647-3084

[6:30pm] Green Manor Block Watches
Green Manor Block Watches are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at the Senior Center on East Middle Turnpike. We welcome new members to join our current members to learn about their respective neighborhoods in town. For more info, contact Officer Hughes, Community Relations, 860-645-5500, hughesm@manchesterct.gov