Sunday, February 25, 2018
Public Access

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9:00am [9:00am] Brotherhood in Action Fundraiser
The Manchester Brotherhood in Action (BIA) proudly announces that our annual breakfast will benefit the families of Lilyana Berson of South Windsor and Chris Nieves of East Hartford. This years' event will be held on Sunday February 25th from 9am-12 noon at the Masonic Temple located at 25 East Center St. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door, $5 for adults and $3 for children. Tickets can also be purchased at Town Hall Customer Service, 41 Center St. Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Proceeds will help the families offset expenses incurred from medical bills. The BIA has been in existence since 1987 and has fundraised over $123,000 in charitable contributions to help children with life threatening illnesses. For more information please call John Connelly at 860-748-5013 or visit brotherhoodinaction.blogspot.com

[11:00am] Manchester Historical Society Celebrates Black History Month
The Manchester Historical Society presents a Black History Month exhibit weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. through March 23. Saturday February 24 and Sunday February 25 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The exhibit describes the six African American soldiers from Manchester who enlisted in the 29th Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. There's information on each man with the dates of his military service, the battles in which he fought, and his life after the Civil War. The exhibit is also open on subsequent weekends by appointment; phone 860-647-9983 weekdays to make an appointment. The museum store will be open during exhibit hours for local history books, maps, notecards, t-shirts, coffee mugs, and Herald cookbooks. The Cheney silk advertisement exhibit is also on display.