Thursday, August 2, 2018
Public Access

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  Crafts–Wednesdays and Thursdays
See what awesome craft you can make each week! Call 860-645-0577 for more info. Thursdays, 2:30-3:30pm at Whiton Branch Library, 100 North Main St, Manchester, CT 06042; Wednesdays, 2-4pm at Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St, Manchester, CT 06040 Runs June 27th– August 16th, 2018; Library closed July 4th!

Curious Kids
This fun program includes stories, activities and/or a craft around a special topic each week. This program is for children ages 3-5. Call 860-645-0577 for more info. Locations and time, Mondays, 2:30pm at Whiton Branch Library, 100 North Main St, Manchester; Thursdays, 6:30pm at Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St, Manchester.. Runs June 25th– August 20th, 2018

7:00am [7:30am] Redevelopment Agency Meeting
The following is a list of scheduled meetings to be held by the Redevelopment Agency of Manchester, Connecticut. The meetings will be held in the Lincoln Center Hearing Room, 494 Main Street, Manchester, Connecticut. All meetings will begin at 7:30 a.m. February 1, 2018 February 15, 2018 (Cancelled) March 1, 2018 March 15, 2018 April 5, 2018 April 19, 2018 (Cancelled) May 3, 2018 (Cancelled) May 17, 2018 (Cancelled) June 7, 2018 June 21, 2018 July 19, 2018 (Cancelled) August 2, 2018 September 6, 2018 September 20, 2018 October 4, 2018 October 18, 2018 November 1, 2018 November 15, 2018 December 6, 2018 January 3, 2019 January 17, 2019

5:00pm [5:00pm] BEER & BUSINESS HAPPY HOUR
BEER & BUSINESS HAPPY HOUR WORK_SPACE hosts a Happy Hour program featuring a local brewery or business owner from the food and beverage industry. Each month they will be highlighting a business, sampling their wares, and having fun networking. RSVPs are appreciated; however, walk-ins are welcome. Please bring your business cards and I.D. After this event, there will be plenty to see and do at Imagine Main Street which goes until 8:00 pm. Open to the Public 21 years and older. Thursday August 2nd, 2018 (5:00 pm – 6:00 pm) WORK_SPACE, 903 Main Street, Manchester, CT 06040 Info and RSVP: info@WORKSPACEmanchester.com Facebook: http://bit.ly/WORK_SPACEbeerandbusiness

[5:30pm] A New Season for Imagine Main Street
Imagine Main Street monthly festival celebrates volunteerism at its August event! Non-profits and those who utilize the good works of volunteers are encouraged to join in on the fun, with music, artists, crafters, makers and more on August 2nd in downtown Manchester. From 5:30 to 8 p.m. blocks will be filled with all kind of activity including Anne Cubberly's amazing giant puppets, several food vendors and always surprises. Those who would like to participate are encouraged to contact IMS via info@imaginemainstreet.com as soon as possible. Rain location will be inside the Army Navy Club and notice will be provided on the IMS Facebook page. Imagine Main Street is an all volunteer organization and welcomes more hands to help with the wide variety of activities produced each year. Financial support comes from private donations, the Town of Manchester Arts Grant and Fuss and O'Neill. Imagine Main Street, begun in 2012 to use arts as a catalyst for change in Downtown Manchester, continues its seasonal street festivals in May running monthly through September. ‘The first Thursday, May - September, you'll find great musical entertainers, unique and varied artists, wonderful vendors with a wide assortment of products to sell, and many surprises of course,’ said Joyce Hodgson, Program Director and Chairperson of Imagine Main Street. Volunteers and participants can contact Hodgson by writing to her at info@imaginemainstreet.com or via the website and Facebook page. Remaining Dates for the season are July 5, August 2 and September 6. All events run from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in various downtown Manchester locations.

IMAGINE MAIN STREET: SMALL WORKS ART STATION During the Imagine Main Street monthly events, artist & curator, TJV-Ann, will help visitors create mixed-media projects inspired by your imaginations. Our hospitality team will also be giving tours of our meeting & coworking spaces and 2 art galleries. Thursday August 2nd, 2018 (5:30 pm – 8:00 pm) – Open to the Public WORK_SPACE, 903 Main Street, Manchester, CT 06040 (parking in front and behind building)

[6:00pm] Beller's Music Summer Concert Series
Free Concert - The Acoustic Fez Tones Bring your lawn chair, hula hoop, and some friends to this concert from 6-8 pm under the trees in Center Memorial Park on Main Street near Mary Cheney Library. The Acoustic Fez Tones is a Hawaiian-shirt friendly, tiki lounge surf band. Hailing from the greater Mansfield area, they feature various instruments from vibes, bass, guitar, drums, and even more drums! For information and rain location call Beller's Music 860 649-2036.