Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Public Access

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  BOE Budget Workshop Meeting CANCELLED
CANCELLED DUE TO SCHOOL CLOSING MANCHESTER BOARD OF EDUCATION BUDGET WORKSHOP Wednesday, January 17, 2018 6:00 p.m. Manchester High School Freshman Center Presentation Room, #293 Agenda A. Call to Order B. Pledge Rescheduled to January 24, 2018

8:00am [8:00am] Annual Downtown Manchester Special District Board of Commissioners Mtg.
2018 Annual Meeting Wednesday, January 17, 2018 8:00 AM at Lincoln Center Hearing Room, 494 Main St., Manchester, CT. Inclement weather date: Wednesday, January 24, 2018, same time and location. If Manchester Public Schools are canceled due to inclement weather, the original meeting date shall be canceled. The new meeting date shall be the “Inclement Weather Date”.

[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)

[11:00am] Senior Center Newcomers Meeting
The next Senior Center Newcomer’s meeting, open to those 60+ and Members will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 11:00 a.m. in the library. New members will receive introductions to our programs and tour our facility. You must REGISTER with the front office by calling (860) 647-3211 ahead of time so we may properly prepare for your visit. If you would like to have lunch with us, please register for lunch on Friday, Jan 12th (closed Monday, Jan 15th) or Tues, Jan 16th by 12:00 Noon. We look forward to your visit! http://seniorcenter.townofmanchester.org/

1:00pm [1:00pm] Mobile Food Share
There is a mobile food share at New River Community Church, 314 Woodbridge Street, Manchester, every other Wednesday from 1:00 - 1:30pm. This program provides primarily fresh fruits and vegetables to individuals & families in need. For more information, call New River Church at 860-648-2970 or Foodshare at 860-286-9999. Please bring your own bags.

6:00pm [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

[6:40pm] Boy Scout Troop 123 Open House
Boy Scout Troop 123 is holding an open house for boys in 5th through 8th grade on Wednesday, January 17. Scouts will lead boys in fun activities while adult leaders will be available to answer questions about Scouting and Troop 123, including programs for boys and girls. For more information about Scouting or Troop 123 contact jkidder83@gmail.com or 123Scoutmaster@gmail.com.

7:00pm [7:00pm] Manchester Art Association Meeting
The guest artist, Mary Horrigan, will demonstrate watercolor. In Mary’s Artist’s Statement, she writes, “Simple shapes, broad, loose washes, deep, rich color. This is how I use watercolor to express my wonder at the beauty in the world around me. Spontaneity, freshness, clarity, sparkle. This is what I strive for in my execution of a painting.” The program will include a members’ Art-of-the-Month competition and light refreshments. The meeting is free and open to the public. (extra parking is available at Manchester Manor next door).

[7:00pm] Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting
Scheduled Meetings for the Planning & Zoning Commission February 2017 through January 2018 The following is a schedule of meetings to be held by the Planning and Zoning Commission. Meetings take place on Mondays unless otherwise noted, and will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the Lincoln Center Hearing Room, 494 Main Street, Manchester, Connecticut. At combined Public Hearing and Business meetings, the Public Hearing portion will begin at 7:00 p.m. and the Business Meeting will follow immediately after the hearings are closed. MEETING DATES February 1, 2017 (Wednesday) February 13, 2017 March 6, 2017 March 20, 2017 April 3, 2017 April 17, 2017 May 1, 2017 May 15, 2017 (cancelled) June 5, 2017 June 19, 2017 July 5, 2017 (Wednesday) July 17, 2017 August 14, 2017 September 6, 2017 (Wednesday) September 18, 2017 October 2, 2017 October 16, 2017 November 6, 2017 November 20, 2017 December 11, 2017 January 3, 2018 (Wednesday) January 17, 2018 (Wednesday) To view public hearing notices, agendas, actions and minutes click here: http://planning1.townofmanchester.org/index.cfm/boards-and-commissions/planning-zoning-commission-inland-wetlands-agency-aquifer-protection-agency/ (Please note: Public Hearing notices are available 11 days before meeting dates and agendas 48 hours before meeting dates).