Saturday, June 9, 2018
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  Little Theatre of Manchester presents "Love/Sick"
The play 'Love Sick' on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM. Showing from June 1 through June 17. To purchase tickets or for more information: Contact Little Theatre of Manchester at Cheney Hall at website; http://www.cheneyhall.org/ or call 860-647-9824

Free Dental Care for Veterans
Free Dental Care for Veterans Sat. June 9 On one special day every year, hundreds of Aspen Dental practices across the country open their doors exclusively to veterans and provide dental care at no cost. The goal of Day of Service is to relieve patients' pain, make them aware of what other dental needs they have, and connect them to free or low-cost resources so they can continue to address their dental care needs long-term. In 2017, over 4500 veterans received services on that one day. Please call for an appointment; space is limited. 1-844-277-3646. The Manchester office is located at 179 Deming St.

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] Bike Rodeo
Bike Rodeo at Manchester Elks Lodge, 30 Bissell Street Sat. June 9. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. with rodeo starting at 10:00 a.m. at no charge. Children must be accompanied by an adult and have a bicycle and helmet. Bikes will be inspected and if needed, a helmet will be provided at no charge. Food and drink will be provided for the children. Info: 860-646-9262.

[9:00am] Pride in Manchester - Manchester Land Trust Tag sale
Gigantic Manchester Land Trust Tag sale starts Friday, continues through June 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. each day. Mountains of books, toys, games, tools, household items, bric-a-brac. Info: Huge tag sale to benefit Land Trust. For more information visit website: http://manchesterlandtrust.org/TagSaleFlierJune1-9.2018.pdf

[9:00am] Swim Lesson Reg. begins Today!
Swim Lessons: The schedule for youth (ages 5 – 12) swim lessons is online now! Every summer we have a special Saturday signup to kickoff swimming lesson registration. Visit the Community Y on Saturday, June 9th from 9:00am – 12:00pm, or register online starting at 9:00am. Please note that some lessons will fill that first day of registration. On Monday, June 11th regular registration will continue at all of our centers, online and over the phone.

ANNUAL TAG AND BAKE SALE at Center Congregational Church Saturday, June 9, 2018 ~ 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Center Congregational Church 11 Center Street, Manchester. The sale benefits CCW missions. The sale will features items including collectibles, jewelry, housewares and kitchen items, books, children items and much, much more. A bake sale is also part of this event, and will include delicious homemade baked goods. For more information, call 860-647-9941.

[9:00am] Trunk Tag Sale
Second Congregational Church on Saturday, June 9th. Space is still available if anyone wants to join in the fun,fee is $20.00. Please call the church at 860-649-2863. Rain Date is on June 16.

[11:00am] Pitkin Glass Works Open House
Manchester Historical Society will host a free open house at the Pitkin Glass Works on Parker Street, near the intersection with Putnam Street. Children are invited to dig for shards. There will be pictures and small items for sale as well. Tour guides will talk about the Pitkin glass operation. The Pitkin Glass Works is on the National Register of Historic Places; website: http://www.pitkinglassworks.org The open house is part of a town-wide open house of historic places including the Fire Museum, Woodbridge Barn, Cheney Homestead, and History Center. For info about Open Museum Day, visit the Events page of www.manchesterhistory.org.

[11:00am] Pride in Manchester - Open Museum Day!
Visit local attractions. Activities are Downtown, at the Mary Cheney Library, Lutz Children's Museum, Connecticut Firemen's Historical Society Museum, 230 Pine Street; open 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Info: Fire Museum and at the properties of the Manchester Historical Society, all open 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Info: website http://www.thefiremuseum.org/ Cheney Homestead at 106 Hartford Road • Old Manchester Museum, 126 Cedar Street • Woodbridge barn and grounds, backyard of 495 East Middle Turnpike • Loom Room exhibit, enter at 199 Forest Street; info: Historical Society events info: website http://www.manchesterhistory.org/MHS3_Events.html Pitkin Glass Works at the intersection of Parker and Putnam Streets in the Manchester Green section of town, open 11 to 3; info: Pitkin Glass Works, website http://www.pitkinglassworks.org/

[12:00pm] Pride in Manchester - 2018 Rabies Low Cost Clinic
MANCHESTER ANIMAL CONTROL’S Annual Low Cost Rabies Clinic Sponsored by Manchester Veterinary Clinic Services are CASH ONLY! $15.00 for each Rabies vaccination. Please provide written proof of past Rabies vaccination to obtain a new three year Rabies certificate. All dogs must be on a leash and all cats in a carrier. Town Hall will be open for Manchester residents to purchase their dog license. **CT dog owners are required by law to purchase a dog license annually. Failure to make a dog license purchase annually may result in fines. Full details may be obtained by contacting Animal Control or your local Town Clerk. Questions please call: Manchester Animal Control 860-645-5516

[12:00pm] Touch-a-Truck
Free Touch-a-Truck and Museum Admission! The Lutz Children’s Museum will celebrate Open House Connecticut day by offering a free touch a truck event and free museum admission on Saturday June 9. The museum exhibits will be open from 12:00 – 5:00 with a variety of big trucks outside from 12:00 – 3:00. Children are invited to climb inside the trucks and learn how they work. More information is available at (www.LutzMuseum.org) or by calling 860-643-0949.

[1:00pm] Dedication of The Homestead Art Gallery
The Manchester Historical Society invites to public to the dedication of the new Homestead Art Gallery at the Cheney Homestead, 106 Hartford Road, Manchester, on Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. This exhibit highlights the lives and work of John, Seth, and Margaret Swan Cheney, presenting their artistic and literary contributions. The house and grounds will also be open – offering tours of the 1785 Cheney Homestead and gardens, and 1751 Keeney Schoolhouse to learn about Early American life. Try your hand at weaving on our Community Rag Rug and visit the History Garden. All ages are welcome! Rain or shine. This is a free event, but donations are always welcomed for the upkeep of the museum and event expenses. More info about local history: www.manchesterhistory.org

[1:00pm] Recipe Readers Meeting
Recipe Readers Date & Time: June 9, 2018 @ 1 pm Location: Mary Cheney Library, Howroyd Program Room Questions contact mdaiuto@manchesterct.govor call at 860-645-0821 http:library.townofmanchester.org Registration Required Picnic: 125 Recipes with 29 seasonal menus Cruising Connecticut with a Picnic Basket Do you find yourself wandering around the cookbook section upstairs or in the new book area? Do you like tasting new things and enjoy discussing them with others? Then we have just the program for you. Come to one of our “Recipe Readers ” event. This club will meet monthly on Saturday afternoons from 1 to 3. Each month a theme, author or cookbook will be chosen. Participants are asked to pick one recipe from the book(s) and come to the program with dish in hand on the date posted ready to discuss their experience. Dishes should arrive fully prepared and ready to share.

[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

[7:30pm] An American Road Trip Concert
Manchester Symphony Orchestra & Choral presents a POPS Concert. Popular favorites from coast to coast. Director by Carolina Flores, Chorale and Joseph Hodge, Orchestra. Concert Tickets: $18.00, Seniors(60+)$15.00, Students(18+ with ID)$10.00, Under 18 Free. Tickets are available ONLINE and at-the-door. For more information: Call 860-646-0047 or visit our website www.MSOC.org.