Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Public Access

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7:00am [7:30am] Budget Workshop
A Presentation to the Board of Directors will be held Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 7:30 a.m., in the Manchester Room, Town Hall The FY2018/19 Budget Information page will be updated online with links to the budget document and schedule of workshops & hearings. http://budget.townofmanchester.org/

8:00am [8:00am] Downtown Manchester Special Services District Board of Commissioners Mtg.
2018 monthly meetings will be held at 8:00 AM at Work_Space (formerly known as AXIS9O1), 901 Main Street, Manchester, CT 06040 unless otherwise noted. January 3, 2018 February 7, 2018 March 7, 2018 April 4, 2018 May 2, 2018 May 16, 2018 Biennial Election Meeting, 6:00 PM Manchester Room, Town Hall, 41 Center Street, Manchester, CT June 6, 2018 July 11, 2018 August 1, 2018 September 5, 2018 October 3, 2018 November 7, 2018 December 5, 2018 In the event of inclement weather, please contact the office of the Downtown Manchester Special Services District at 860 645-2101 to confirm the meeting status.

10:00am [10:00am] Learn & Play
A free 8-week playgroup and parent workshop. This group includes free play as well as group activities for preschool aged children. Parents will have the opportunity to listen to presenters speak about various topics related to parenting such as positive parenting, nutrition, and literacy. Wednesdays, March 7- April 25th from 10:00am-12 noon at the Nathan Hale Building, 160 Spruce Street, Manchester. Registration is required, preference will be given to families who have never attended the program, call/email Caitlin at (860)647-5269 CMcnamara@manchesterct.gov

[10:00am] 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 is 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.

5:00pm [5:30pm] Budget Workshop #1 CANCELLED
TOWN OF MANCHESTER, CONNECTICUT BOARD OF DIRECTORS NOTICE BUDGET WORKSHOP CANCELLATION Wednesday, March 07, 2018 5:30 p.m. Budget Workshop #1 - Board of Education Meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. in the Hearing Room, Lincoln Center The FY2018/19 Budget Information page will be updated online with links to the budget document and schedule of workshops & hearings. http://budget.townofmanchester.org/

[5:30pm] WORK_SPACE Psychology of Stress CANCELLED
Due to inclement weather, the Psychology of Stress program to be held at WORK_SPACE this evening has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date. The Psychology of Stress Psychologist Dr. Elaine Ducharme* and WORK_SPACE Manager, Dr. Stacey Zackin facilitate a discussion on how to create a workplace culture that supports’ well-being and productivity at a time that is so stressful that the American Psychological Association warns that rising levels of stress in America could have long-term physical and emotional consequences. Come learn some perspectives and strategies to reduce your stress and contribute to the well-being of your friends, family, and coworkers. 860.647.6029 (please RSVP) Please RSVP to info@WORKSPACEmanchester.com (Free for Town Employees, $8 for guests)

[6:00pm] LearnShop - Tag Sales 101 CANCELLED
Learnshop TAG Sales 101 CANCELLED Rescheduled for Tuesday, March 13, 2018 6-8pm Presented by Neighborhoods and Families Division. A division of the Department of Leisure, Family and Recreation. In this Learnshop you will learn about planning, organizing and promoting your tag sale or garage sale. For ages 16+ Fee: $20.00 Resident, $25.00 Non Resident To Register please call 860-647-3089.

[6:30pm] East Side Neighborhood Block Watch
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 Location: East Side Neighborhood Resource Center, 153 Spruce St. Manchester