Saturday, April 21, 2018
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  LTM Presents "August: Osage County"
Little Theatre of Manchester will present Tracy Letts’ AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY from April 13 to April 29, 2018, at Cheney Hall. FIVE TONY AWARDS INCLUDING BEST PLAY, 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama The sweltering August heat of Pawhuska, Oklahoma. A vanished father. A mother that pops pills like jellybeans. Three sisters harboring shameful secrets. Playwright Tracy Letts’ brutal and hilarious masterpiece will lift you out of your seat with laughter one moment and stun you into silence the next. But be warned, the Weston’s venom-tongued matriarch Violet serves up so much bitter hilarity and poignancy, don’t be surprised if you need a few antacids after this family dinner. More information is available on-line at http://www.cheneyhall.org/

8:00am [8:00am] 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)

[9:00am] Spruce Street Community Garden Learnshops
Rain Barrels and Water! Instructor is Betty Lou Sandy Rain Barrels are wonderful and do not need to be expensive. Come see some examples of the different ways to harvest this resource to save time and money. For all ages. Fee:$20.00/resident, $25.00/nonresident To Register call 860-647-3089 Follow us on www.facebook.com/SpruceStreetGarden/ Parking is available at Nathan Hale lot across the street.

[12:00pm] TULIP TEA at Center Congregational Church
Center Church Women will be holding a Tulip Tea on Saturday, April 21. The menu includes tea, finger sandwiches, scones, muffins and delectable desserts. There will also be a Tea Shoppe with crafts and gifts. For ticket information, call the Center Church office (Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) at 860-647-9941 before April 17th. Tickets will be sold the day of the Tea, if available.

[1:00pm] Plant A Tree Program For Adults!
Drop in for a special Earth Day and Arbor Day project. Come to the library and pick up your own free tree seedling! (While supplies last) We’ll have the materials needed for making a temporary pot, soil, and instructions for planning your tree in its permanent home. All ages welcome, no registration required. All materials will be provided for this free program.

[2:00pm] Art Association Workshop
The second workshop is a single afternoon class on Saturday, April 21 from 2 to 4 P.M. called “Stained Glass Tissue Paper Collage”. It is taught by Katherine Tolve who has offered classes through the Greater Hartford Arts Council and the Connecticut Art School. Tissue paper is perfect for the novice or the more experienced artist looking to explore a new medium. The cost is $75/participant. To register for either class or for further information please go to manchesterart.org and click on workshops.

[2:00pm] Cheney Cinema Saturday
The Manchester Public Library will show a 2018 Oscar-winning movie about an important British figure of World War II. Due to license restrictions (since admission is free) we cannot release the name of the movie being shown, however it is rated PG-13, and run time is 2 hours and 5 minutes. Newly elected to his position in the early days of the war, the Prime Minister is faced with the task of determining how to deal with Adolph Hitler and the growing Nazi threat.

7:00pm [7:00pm] Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
CAST children's theatre presents: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs!! April 19-21, 2018 at 7:00 pm. A musical adapted from the Brothers Grimm. All our old friends, plus a few new ones, are here in this marvelous musical adaptation. We’ll meet the captivating Princess Snow White, the prince, the evil queen, and, of course, the seven mischievous dwarfs — Sarge, Gabby, Gloomy Gus, Ticklish, Spritely, Snore, and Slowpoke. There’s also a hilarious palace cat and an enchanted vixen — a fox, you could say! Following the traditional storyline, the fairy tale is brought to life with an eclectic score of toe-tapping tunes. Tickets are $10.00 each. All performances are held at the CAST theatre, 113 Summit Street in Manchester. Advanced tickets may be purchased online at www.casttheatre.org or by contacting CAST at 860.649.5062 or info@casttheatre.org.

[7:30pm] Manchester Symphony Orchestra & Chorale
Presenting Exploring Sound, Orchestra Director Joseph Hodge. Guest violin soloists from Hartt School Suzuki Program Hannah Adler and Natalie Wong. Music will include compositions by Copland, Dvorak, Bach, and Rimksy-Korsakov. Concert Tickets: $18.00; Seniors(60+);$15.00; Students (18+ With ID),$10.00; Under 18,Free. Tickets available ONLINE and at-the-door. For more information: Call 860-646-0047 or visit our website.