Friday, February 2, 2018
Public Access

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  LTM Presents HARVEY
Hop on in to Cheney Hall in February to see the comedy HARVEY. The Little Theatre of Manchester opens its 2018 season with this time-honored classic. Elwood P. Dowd is a perfect gentleman. Has only one character flaw: an unwavering friendship with a six-foot-tall, invisible rabbit named Harvey. HARVEY is a hilarious whirlwind of confusion and chaos as everyone tries to catch a man and his invisible rabbit. Harvey will be presented at Cheney Hall in Manchester February 2 -18th. Tickets are $19-$25 and can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 860-647-9824 or visiting www.cheneyhall.org.

National Wear Red Day!
On National Wear Red Day, Friday February 2, 2018, the Manchester Health Department urges everyone to “go red” to bring attention to cardiovascular disease, the #1 killer of American woman. In support of National Red Day please stop by the Customer Service Department or Credit Union to pick up a “Heart Healthy Awareness Pack” and an embroidered red dress sticker. Individuals decked out in red will receive a “Healthy Heart” pin while supplies last.

6:00am [6:00am] Groundhog Speaks
OFFICIAL CT GROUNDHOG MAKES PREDICTION FRIDAY 2/2/18 The Lutz Children’s Museum is proud to be the home of the official Connecticut state groundhog. Hundreds of dedicated fans gather at the museum on Groundhog Day to await his prediction. This will be a particularly exciting year as this is the first year for “Connecticut Chuckles IX”. The program will begin with a swearing-in ceremony. The museum will open to the public at 6:00 AM on Friday 2/2/18. Coffee and breakfast foods will be served while we await his arrival at about 6:45 AM. This event is free and open to the public. Chuckles is approximately six years old. He was severely injured in an altercation with a larger animal and received care at the Meigs Point Nature Center in Madison before moving to Manchester to begin his new career in meteorology. The Lutz Children’s Museum is a non-profit organization that has been offering educational programs for young children since 1953. Learn more about the museum at our website www.lutzmuseum.org.

9:00am [9:00am] Senior Center Advisory Committee Meeting
The Senior Center Advisory Committee Meeting meets every first Friday of each month. All Senior Center Members are encouraged to attend to discuss issues of concern to members, bring forward suggestions to the administration and be visionaries for the future!

Curious to learn how positive and productive working out of a coworking space can be? Join us at WORK_SPACE, FREE every Friday in February. Connect to our WiFi, Drink our Coffee, Collaborate with our Co-Workers, tour our two Art Gallery Spaces, and enjoy the Hospitable Welcome of our Great Staff. RSVP Stacey via manager@workspacemanchester.com or just come in with your lap top and To Do list.

6:00pm [6:30pm] Family Fun Night
Family Fun Night at Gallery153 – Let’s Breathe! Friday, February 2 6:30 – 8:00 PM Learn multi-media mask-making and Zentangle alongside your child! Also featuring Building Healthy Families’ small scale Imagination Playground, an indoor play experience for children 0-5. Gallery153 at the East Side Neighborhood Resource Center, 153 Spruce Street. No fee. Drop in program; no registration required. For more information call, (860) 647-3089 Spruce Street Market Now Accepting Vendor Applications for Summer 2018. The SNAP-certified CT Grown Spruce Street Market is currently accepting vendor applications from farmers, crafters, and artists. For more information and vendor application, visit us on Facebook or pick up an application at Town Hall or at the EastSide Neighborhood Resource Center, 153 Spruce Street. East Side Residents: Call (860) 647-3089 for information on our special neighbor discount.