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Wednesday, August 8, 2018
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  Crafts–Wednesdays and Thursdays
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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!

Outdoor Picnic Storytime
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Relax outside with stories and songs! Bring a blanket and lunch or a snack. This program will be held inside if weather is poor. Call 860-645-0577 for more info. Locations: Wednesdays,6:30pm at Whiton Branch Library,100 North Main St., Manchester. Mondays, 11:30am Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St., Manchester. Runs June 25th– August 20th, 2018; Library closed July 4th

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4:00pm [4:00pm] Spruce Street Market Nights
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Wednesdays, June 13 – October 17, RAIN OR SHINE! October 3rd Garden Workshop: Preparing for Spring; Music with Quoron Walker October 10th Music with Marmo & The Guinea Pigs October 17th – Final night of the season! Music with Driving Iris; “The Art of Food” artist meet and greet; Harvest Arrangements Demo. Call (860) 647-3089 for more information. Shop local and support Connecticut farmers, artists, and artisans. We accept SNAP and Senior/WIC FMNP Benefits. Double your SNAP dollars – spend $10; get $20 worth of CT Grown produce.


[5:00pm] Rainbow Connections
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Rainbow Connections is a peer based support group for LGBTQ+folks from all walks of life. We welcome you to join us to discuss any issues or stigma you face and to receive support from your peers while also engaging in emotional wellness based activities. Facilitator: Oz diCampanetti NAMI Trained Facilitator Location: Eastside Neighborhood Resource Center 153 Spruce St. Meets: 2nd & 4th Wednesdays beginning July 11th, 5-6 PM Fee: No Cost Presented by Department of Leisure, Family and Recreation Neighborhoods and Families Division 153 Spruce St Manchester 860-3089



[6:00pm] Cheney Hall Foundation Meeting
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Meetings will be at 6:00 p.m. at Cheney Hall on the second Wednesday of each month. January 10, 2018 February 14, 2018 March 14, 2018 April 11, 2018 May 9, 2018 June 13, 2018 July 11, 2018* August 8, 2018* September 12, 2018 October 10, 2018 November 14, 2018 December 12, 2018 * Meeting may potentially be cancelled.

[6:30pm] Musician, World of Harmonica-Bob Hennessey
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The harmonica is a worldwide instrument voicing the music of hundreds of cultures. And one simple reason could be its SIZE. It fits in your pocket like a cell phone. What has intrigued many in the music community is its ability, when played by masters, to encompass all genres of musical style with not just credibility but with critical acclaim, from Classical to Jazz to Near Eastern to Irish to Blues to Country etcetera.

[6:30pm] Town Wide Block Watch
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All residents living in the Meadowbrook Area; Waddell Area; Strant Street Area; St. John Area; West Side Area and Bunce Drive Area: Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Senior Center on East Middle Turnpike. We welcome new members to join our current members to learn about their respective neighborhoods in town. For more info, contact Officer Hughes, Community Relations, 860-645-5500, or email hughesm@manchesterct.gov

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7:00pm [7:00pm] Summer Band Shell Concert
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Wednesday August 8: IRISH NIGHT (Jimmy McArdle & Rising Band, St. Patrick's Pipe Band and the Golden School of Irish Dance) Corned beef sandwiches and snacks available for purchase Admission is free, but donations are welcome, as are volunteers. Rain Date: Thursday August 9th Please check the web site or call 860-432-7728 after 5:00pm if the weather looks threatening. Schedules for the summer concert series are available online. Location: Band Shell, Manchester Community College, 60 Bidwell St. Manchester http://www.manchesterbandshell.com