Thursday, March 22, 2018
Public Access

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  Registration for 4th-5th Graders Book Club
Kapow!: A Graphic Novel Book Club for Kids – Thursday, April 19th, 2018, 4pm at Mary Cheney Library. Join in on this new monthly book club for 4th – 5th graders! The next book will be El Deafo by Cece Bell; copies are available to borrow in the Children’s Room and at Whiton. Registration is required and begins March 22nd. Call 860-645-0577 for more information. Location: Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St, Manchester, CT, 06040

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.

[12:00pm] Manchester Community Services Council Meeting
Manchester Community Services Council Meeting Join us for the next MCSC meeting Thursday, March 22 at noon at the Chamber of Commerce office, 20 Hartford Rd., Manchester. Our monthly MCSC Meeting is going to be held this Thursday, March 22nd at the Manchester Chamber of Commerce located at 20 Hartford Road from 12- 1 pm. We are thrilled to have lunch provided to us from Trattoria Toscana in Manchester! We have three brief presentations scheduled for the meeting. Dr. Gena Glickman, President of Manchester Community College will discuss a Sex Trafficking workshop that is being put on by the College in partnership with Manchester PD, and the Manchester Rotary Club. Thanks to the support of Dr. Robert Fish, representatives from Selah Freedom will be in Manchester on April 19th to host an awareness weekend. Mary Roche Cronin, Director of Human Services for the Town of Manchester will give a brief overview of the “Neighborhood Assistance Act” and it’s benefits to businesses and non-profits. Molly Devanney, Director of Rebuilding Together of Manchester will give a brief overview of the volunteer organization that, in partnership with the community, rehabilitates the houses of low income homeowners. The program targets the elderly, disabled and families with children, so they may continue to live in warmth, safety and independence. REBUILDING TOGETHER is a nonprofit, non-sectarian organization supported entirely by voluntary contributions of time and money. After months of planning and preparation, the program culminates on a National rebuilding usually the last Saturday in April. All repairs are completed on that one day. This year’s rebuilding day is Saturday, April 28th 2018. Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 21st to Barbara Titus at barbaraltitusmcsc@gmail.com

[1:30pm] 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)

[4:00pm] Pension Board Meeting
Town of Manchester, Connecticut Pension Board 2018 Meeting Schedule Thursday, January 25, 2018 Thursday, February 22, 2018 Thursday, March 22, 2018 Thursday, April 26, 2018 Thursday, May 24, 2018 Thursday, June 28, 2018 Thursday, July 26, 2018 Thursday, August 23, 2018 Thursday, September 27, 2018 Thursday, October 25, 2018 Thursday, November 15, 2018 Thursday, December 27, 2018

[6:00pm] Budget Workshop #6
Budget Workshop #6 - General Government, Fixed Miscellaneous, Board of Education Meeting will be held on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 6:00 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/

Presented by St. Bridget School. Thursday, March 22nd 7:00 pm Friday, March 23rd 7:00 pm Saturday, March 24th 2:00pm Adults $8.00 Children $5.00 Tickets can be purchased in school office week days 8am-3pm