Saturday, April 29, 2017
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8:00am [8:00am] BLOOD MOBILE Manchester
Please visit a blood drive today and save a life! To schedule your appointment call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit us online at the website below. Walk-ins are welcome or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)

[8:30am] CAR WASH
St. Bridget's parking lot. Donations will be accepted. Proceeds benefit youth going on mission trips this summer from St. Bridget and St. Bartholomew church. Any questions please contact Steve at 860-643-2403 x107.

[2:00pm] Two and Tea — Gershwin For Two Pianos
Unitarian Universalist Society: East to Host Two and Tea — Gershwin For Two Pianos Manchester, CT – The Unitarian Universalist Society: East (UUS:E) will host "Two and Tea — Gershwin for Two Pianos" on Saturday, April 29 at 2 PM. The concert features pianists Dorothy Bognar and Connie Hegarty playing the beloved works of George and Ira Gershwin. Tea and dessert will be served. Advance tickets may be purchased by calling the office at 860-646-5151: $20 adult; $15 senior; $10 ages 10-18; Free under 10. Tickets at the door will be $25 for all ages. The program will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Society: East located at 153 Vernon Street West, Manchester, CT. For more information, call 860-646-5151 or visit www.uuse.org.

7:00pm [7:00pm] Concert At St. Mary's
NOTED MUSICIANS TO PERFORM AT ST. MARY'S Renaissance wind trio, Alta will be the featured musicians at a concert on Saturday, April 29th at 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 41 Park St., Manchester. The concert, which is free and open to the public, is part of St. Mary’s Richard J. McElraevy Memorial Concert Series. A reception will follow. Join us for a beautiful vocals and lively dance music from the renaissance performed on period instruments. Alta’s unique sound and innovative programming has been delighting audiences throughout the northeast for over thirty years. Alta takes its name from the 15th century term for the standard wind ensemble of the renaissance consisting of two shawms and a sackbut (trombone). Peter Braunfield (recorder, dulcian) is a graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College, where he majored in recorder and music education. Peter has studied recorder with Steve Rosenberg and Marion Verbruggen. Daniel Green (recorder, trombone) studied tuba and music education at the Hartt School of Music. Soon after graduating, Dan discovered the unique sound of renaissance and baroque music, first as a recorder player and then later on trombone. Gwendolyn Winkel (recorder) received her Bachelors degree in music education and an artist diploma in clarinet performance from the Hartt School of Music, and a Master of Music degree from The Boston Conservatory. Alta performs several concerts every year, sharing our love of early music with the greater Hartford area. For more information, call St. Mary’s at 860-649-4583 or visit www.stmarysct.org. ________________________________________