Saturday, May 12, 2018
Public Access

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8:00am [8:30am] FIRST AID AND CPR
FIRST AID AND CPR First time mothers, babysitters & Daycare providers. Please contact: Dawn Sinclair RDH CD Manchester CPR Programs Training Center Faculty & Coordinator (860)474-3734 http://fire1.townofmanchester.org/index.cfm/cpr-program

9:00am [9:00am] Family History Day and Genealogy Road Show
Free event for Residents and Non-Residents alike! Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 9:00am to 1:00pm at the Manchester Town Hall, 41 Center Street, Manchester (park and enter in back). Want to learn more about your family tree? Learn how to get information; which records to access and how to find them. Call 860-647-3037 to sign up for a free thirty minute consultation with a professional genealogist from the Connecticut Professional Genealogists Council. Walk-ins accommodated as time permits. Visit and meet our exhibitors who will provide you with information for research and the many existing genealogical resources including: the Manchester History Center, Manchester Historical Society, Manchester Public Library, Connecticut Gravestone Network, CT State Library, French-Canadian Genealogical Society of CT; Visit the Town Clerk Vault to see the many public records available to enhance your search. A special thanks to our sponsors: SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc. , D. DuBaldo Electric Company, Holmes-Watkins/Manchester Funeral Homes, John F. Tierney Funeral Home, Lynch Car Dealership, and Shop Rite of Manchester.

[9:00am] Mayfair at St. Mary's Episcopal Church
St. Mary's Mayfair St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 41 Park St. Manchester, will hold its annual May Fair on Saturday, May 12th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The fair features a HUGE tag sale, crafts, collectibles & treasures, plants, grill/luncheon, bake shop, books & movies, jewelry, electronics, toys and more. Come rain or shine and discover that hidden treasure or true bargain. Admission is free, but a non-perishable food item for the MACC food pantry would be greatly appreciated. For additional information, call St. Mary’s at (860) 649-4583 or visit www.stmarysct.org

[9:00am] Mother's Day Plant & Candy Sale
Mother's Day Plant & candy sale Friday & Sat. May 11 &12 9:00 am - 6:00 pm MANCHESTER 8TH DIST. FIre dept. corner of Main Street and Hillard Street Manchester, Ct sponsored by: Manchester 8th Dist. Fire Dept. Auxilary

[9:00am] Senior Center Plant Sale
PLANT SALE The Annual Senior Center plant sale will be held on Saturday, May 12th from 9:00a.m. – 1:00p.m., Rain or Shine. Open to the public. Our talented “Greenhouse Volunteers” guided by our experienced horticultural specialist will provide us with a magnificent selection of plants for sale. This event is conducted in the parking lot behind the Senior Center. Select from a huge assortment of hanging baskets, flowers, vegetables, herbs and much more! Purchase a Mother’s Day gift or a gift for yourself to plant in your own garden. You will not be disappointed

[10:00am] Community Garden Learnshop
FORAGING Learn about abundance of edible food we have at our fingertips. Instructor: Bettylou Sandy Location: Eastside Neighborhood Resource Center, 153 Spruce Street Ages: All Ages Fee: $ 20 (resident) / $ 25 (non resident) TO REGISTER CALL (860) 647-3089 Follow us on www.facebook.com/SpruceStreetGarden/ * Parking is available at Nathan Hale lot across the street.

[10:00am] Safety Day
Join Manchester Plays On! As we highlight childhood safety. Safety features multiple touch-a-truck opportunities as well as group games, design your own badge, meet a firefighter and police officer, and children can bring their bike or tricycle and ride on our riding circle! The first 50 families to arrive will receive a safety swag bag! This is a free community event focused on childhood safety and will have a wealth of knowledge for parents as well as fun for the kids. .

[12:00pm] Board Game Group For Adults!
Board Game Group For Adults! Manchester, Ct May 12, 2018: The Silk City Board Game Group, hosted by the Manchester Public Library, will meet on Saturday May 12, 2018 from 12-4:30PM. Join us for a special steam-punk themed game day! Learn to play: Noria; Professor Evil and the Citadel of Time; Steampunk Rally; Skyward; and The World of SMOG: On Her Majesty’s Service. Our extensive game library will also be available; no need to bring anything with you! We are pleased to partner with The Time Machine to offer this program. No registration required. Free program! Free light refreshments to be served. This event starts at 12PM in the Howroyd Program Room and will last until 4:30PM. The library is located at 586 Main Street, Manchester, CT. For more information about this group, please contact Jenn Bartlett at: 860-643-2471 or e-mail: jbartlett@manchesterct.gov. We look forward to sharing our love of board gaming with you! No registration required for this free event. For more information, please call 860-643-2471 or visit the library website at http://library.townofmanchester.org.

[1:00pm] Wit and Wisdom Poets Club
Wit and Wisdom Poetry club is looking for new and established poets. Club meetings are held on the 2nd Saturday of each month! Meetings are held at Arbors of Hop Brook, 403 West Center Street, Manchester CT. For more information contact Linda Richardson 860-965-6288

[7:00pm] Concert - Duo Amadeae
The Friends of Music at Emanuel will present the Park sisters, Esther and Sun-A, in a program of brilliant piano music for four hands on Emanuel’s restored1893 Steinway on Saturday, May 12th, at 7:00 p.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 60 Church Street, Manchester. Both sisters are graduates of Julliard and won a recent international duo piano competition. Note: At 6:25 p.m., Opus 4 String Quartet and Friends, a group of very talented high school string players, will perform music of Sibelius, Beethoven, Dvorak and Borodin. The Concert is free. Donations gratefully accepted. Reception in Luther Hall following the concert.