Thursday, October 19, 2017
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CANCELLATION NOTICE OF REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING The Redevelopment Agency meeting scheduled for Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. in the Lincoln Center Hearing Room has been canceled. Next meeting is November 2, 2017 in the LIncoln Center

1:00pm [1:00pm] Meet the Candidates
On behalf of the Manchester Senior Center, we would like to invite you to our Meet the Candidates Program. This event will take place in the Senior Center Auditorium located at 549 Middle Turnpike East on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. The Senior Center is hosting this special opportunity for candidates representing Manchester running for Board of Directors office to reach their constituents as well as for Manchesterís seniors to become better-informed voters with regard to this yearís candidates and issues. We respectfully request that all candidates consider this their opportunity to visit the Manchester Senior Center during election season. The format will be comprised of a two-minute introduction from each candidate followed by a question and answer session from our seniors. We will have a moderator to emcee the program and facilitate the question and answer portion of the program. We invite you to join us for refreshments at the end of the program.

[1:30pm] BLOOD DRIVE 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)

[4:00pm] Slime Shop
Thursday, October 19th, 2017 at 4pm. Make ooey, gooey slime to take home in this awesome program for children ages 6-11. Siblings and parents remain upstairs. Registration is required and begins Tuesday, October 10th. For more details call 860-645-0577. or visit the website at library.townofmanchester.org .

[4:30pm] Grand Opening Center Springs Park
Please join the Manchester Board of Directors and Redevelopment Agency as we celebrate the grand opening and ribbon cutting for the expansion of Center Springs Park to Broad Street on Thursday October 19, 2017 at 4:30 p.m., 363 Broad Street. Questions call (860)647-3044. Rain Date Thurs., October 26, 2017. Parking availale at the Sav-A-Lot/Ollie's Plaza.

[6:00pm] Advisory Recreation & Park Commission Meetings
The meetings are held the third Thursday of each month. January 19, 2017 February 16, 2017 March 16, 2017 April 20, 2017 May 18, 2017 (Cancelled) June 15, 2017(Cancelled) July 20,2017 (Cancelled) August 17, 2017 (Cancelled) September 21, 2017 October 19, 2017 November 16, 2017 December 21, 2017(Cancelled)

[6:30pm] Mishi-maya-gat Spoken Word & Music
The series resumes in Manchester Community Collegeís From New York City, the Kinetoscope String Quartet, featuring Jason Mellow and Adrianne Munden-Dixon, violins; Arman Alpyspaev, viola; and Sara Bennett Wolfe, cello; with special guest, Melanie Chirignan, flute, will perform at 8:00 p.m. The evening will open with a reading at 6:30 p.m. by poet Heather Treseler. All Mishi-maya-gat events are free and open to the public. The Series acknowledges the generous support of the Town of Manchesterís Downtown Arts and Culture Grant Program, as well as the continued support of the MCC Foundation. For more information on the performers and directions, please visit the Seriesí website: www.manchestercc.edu/mmg or call Stephen Campiglio at (860) 512-2824.

7:00pm [7:00pm] Compassionate Friends Meeting
The Compassionate Friends will meet on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Compassionate Friends is a national nonprofit, self-help support organization that offers friendship and understanding to bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings. There is no religious affiliation and there are no membership dues or fees. We extend a special warm welcome to you. We know that it takes courage to come to your first meeting, and invite you to bring a friend or relative. Doors will open at 6:30 pm to welcome new members.

[7:00pm] Manchester Land Conservation Trust Meeting
The Board of Directors generally meets at 7:00 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month at 20 Hartford Road, our office, located in the mansion at the corner of Main Street and Hartford Road (upstairs from Chamber of Commerce). The public is invited to attend board meetings. Please contact Membership Chair Terry Parla at 860-643-1823 to confirm the time and location of meeting.

[7:00pm] NAMI Friends & Family Support
This group meets the 3rd Thursday of each month. It is open to families and friends of people with mental illness and focuses on sharing experiences and information. It is facilitated by volunteer NAMI of Manchester members who have been trained in support group facilitation. All family members are welcome. For more information, call Betty Rousseau 860-643-1173