Wednesday, October 4, 2017
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  Final Day to Register for Scarecrow Contest
To obtain a registration form and contest guidelines go to www.downtownmanchester.org or contact the Downtown Manchester Special Services District at 860 645-2101 or via email at tparseliti@manchesterct.gov Scarecrow registrations will be accepted until October 4. Businesses, organizations and interested individuals are invited to create a family friendly Scarecrow for display in Downtown Manchester during the 9th Annual Downtown Scarecrow Festival. The Scarecrows will be on display for a 2 week period from October 14 thru October 28. The Scarecrow Festival is sponsored by the Downtown Manchester Special Services District with the support of Crimson Art Box First, Second and Third Place prizes will be awarded in both the People’s Choice and Facebook Favorites categories. Each year as many as 35 scarecrows are on display, enlivening the Downtown and drawing visitors from around the region to stroll Main Street, take photos, discover our great businesses and enjoy the special ambience created by the displays. Scarecrow Artists must register to participate. Scarecrows are to be installed by the artists in assigned locations between October 11 and October 14.

5:00pm [5:00pm] Spruce Street Market Nights
Please join us for the last Spruce Street Market of the season. Live music by Driving Iris and the Guinea Pigs. We’ll see you all next year! Call the Office of Neighborhoods & Families for more information (860) 647-3089

[6:30pm] East Side Neighborhood Block Watch
All residents living from Main Street east to Autumn Street and East Center Street South to Charter Oak Street are invited! Regular meetings are held the 1st Wednesday each month at East Side Neighborhood Resource Center. 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, or email hughesm@manchesterct.gov