Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Public Access

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Traces of the Trade: A story from the deep north, 2008 Film length 90 minutes, followed by 45 minutes of conversation. In Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North, one family's painful but persistent confrontation with the continuing legacy of the slave trade becomes America's. Katrina Browne uncovers her New England family's deep involvement in the Triangle Trade and, in so doing, reveals the pivotal role slavery played in the growth of the whole American economy. This courageous documentary asks every American what we can and should do to repair the unacknowledged damage of our troubled past. Two identical programs sponsored by Concordia Lutheran Church, Emanuel Lutheran Church and St Mary's Episcopal Church. 12:00 noon “Brown bag lunch” at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 41 Park Street. 6:30 pm at Concordia Lutheran Church, 40 Pitkin Street (supper served at 6:00 pm) For more information, contact the churches: Concordia (860) 649-5311 Emanuel (860) 643-1193 St. Mary’s at (860) 649-4583

9:00am [9:00am] LAND TRUST TAG SALE
Manchester Land Trust Tag Sale. Friday Sept. 21st-Saturday Sept. 29th. Time: 9am-2pm 330 Bush Hill Rd. A giant tag sale will benefit the Manchester Land Conservation Trust and its work to preserve open space lands. Shop Friday, September 21 through Saturday, September 29 from 9:00 to 2:00 each day at 330 Bush Hill Road, Manchester, in the old cider barn on our farm property, with 5,000 square feet of books, games, dishes, tools, artwork, curiosities, furniture, machinery, household and sports items, near-antiques, glassware, and items both useful and decorative. Books: $5 per bag. Thanks to all who have donated items to our tag sale, which raises funds to protect land and maintain trails. Info: www.manchesterlandtrust.org.

[12:00pm] 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)

[1:00pm] Mobile Food Share
There is a mobile food share at New River Community Church, 314 Woodbridge Street, Manchester, every other Wednesday from 1:00 - 1:30pm. This program provides primarily fresh fruits and vegetables to individuals & families in need. For more information, call New River Church at 860-648-2970 or Foodshare at 860-286-9999. Please bring your own bags.

[4:00pm] Recreation Event for Kids!!
Inked: Artful illustrations, comics, tattoos and other scribbles! Join us at Gallery 153 on Wednesday, September 26th from 4:00 – 7:00pm.

Wednesdays, June 13-Ocotober 17th 4-7 PM RAIN OR SHINE 153 & 160 SPRUCE ST. Shop local and support Connecticut farmers, artists, and artisans. We accept SNAP and Senior/IC FMNP Benefits. Double your SNAP dollars-spend $10;get $20 worth of CT Grown produce. SEPTEMBER HIGHLIGHTS: September 5 Live music with Quoron Walker September 12 Live music with Bill Ludwig & Dan Petrozza. Free garden workshop: Ready for Harvest. September 19 Live music with Sarah Rose Brazilian Jazz. September 26 Live music with Nina and the Rumblings. Inked Art Opening

[7:00pm] The Not So “YA” Book Club
Date & Time Wednesday September 26 @ 7 pm Location: Whiton Library, 100 North Main Street, Manchester, CT 06042 Questions contact mdaiuto@manchesterct.govor call at 860-645-0821 http://library.townofmanchester.org Sherlock Holmes Death Cloud by Andrew Lane It is the summer of 1868, and Sherlock Holmes is fourteen. On break from boarding school, he is staying with eccentric strangers―his uncle and aunt―in their vast house in Hampshire. When two local people die from symptoms that resemble the plague, Holmes begins to investigate what really killed them, helped by his new tutor, an American named Amyus Crowe. So begins Sherlock's true education in detection, as he discovers the dastardly crimes of a brilliantly sinister villain of exquisitely malign intent. Also available on Hoopla as a downloadable audiobook

[7:00pm] Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting
The following is a list of public hearings to be held by the Zoning Board of Appeals. The meetings will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the Lincoln Center Hearing Room, 494 Main St, Manchester, CT. A business meeting will follow the close of the public hearings. February 28, 2018 March 28, 2018 April 25, 2018 May 30, 2018 June 27, 2018 July 25, 2018 September 26, 2018 October 24, 2018 November 28, 2018 January 23, 2019 {changed to Jan. 30th, 2019}