Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Public Access

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10:00am [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.

[10:00am] Town of Manchester Public Auction
In accordance with Section 47a – 47c of the Connecticut General Statutes, property obtained by the Town of Manchester through evictions shall be auctioned. The auction will be held at the Town’s storage facility at Greene Moving and Storage, 185 Adams Street, Manchester on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

[11:00am] Senior Center Newcomers Meeting
Newcomers Meeting The next Senior Center Newcomer’s meeting, open to those 60+ and Members will be held on Wednesday, March 21 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 Monday, Mar 19th or Tues, Mar 20th by 12:00 Noon. We look forward to your visit! http://seniorcenter.townofmanchester.org/

5:00pm [5:30pm] Cancelled - WORK_SPACE WORKSHOPS
MEETING IS CANCELLED Disaster Preparedness Flood, fire, technological breach, personal violence, and collective trauma are threats that can shut down your business. In this interactive workshop, Shelly Koehler, a Business Advisor with the Connecticut Small Business Development Center (SBDC) discusses the perspectives and priorities that will help you not only survive the disaster but move forward with the optimal strategy for success. Please RSVP to info@WORKSPACEmanchester.com (Free for Town Employees, $8 for guests) For information please call 860-647-6029

[6:00pm] Backyard Chickens-Community Garden Learnshop
In this Learnshop we will review the conditions for raising chickens: Breed varieties,constructing housing, chicken runs, predators, feed & water needs. For All ages. Instructor: Bettylou Sandy Fee: $20 Resident, $25 Non-Resident To Register Call (860) 647-3084

[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

[7:00pm] Manchester Art Association Meeting
The next meeting of the Manchester Art Association will be Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the auditorium of the Arbors, 403 West Center Street, Manchester (extra parking is available at Manchester Manor next door). The guest artist will be Jack Broderick, who will demonstrate landscape painting. Jack is a well-known landscape artist who works primarily in oils. After careers in teaching, insurance and marketing, at age 50 he attended Lyme Art Academy and made art his full-time career. He has won many awards and has traveled, painted and exhibited internationally. He currently teaches painting and drawing at his studio in the Mill Work in Willington, CT. The program will include a members’ Art-of-the-Month competition and light refreshments. The meeting is free and open to the public.