Saturday, September 29, 2018
Public Access

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8:00am [8:00am] 2018 Household Hazardous Waste Collection
The dates for the 2018 HHW collection schedule are listed below. The annual collection date postcard (printed on yellow cardstock paper and sent via U.S. Mail first class every spring), is scheduled to be mailed out every year in March. CREOC HHW Collection Events in Manchester, CT at 321 Olcott St facility: 1. Saturday, April 7th 2. Saturday, May 5th 3. Saturday, June 2nd 4. Saturday, August 25th 5. Saturday, September 29th 6. Saturday, October 27th Fall Outreach Collection: Saturday, October 13th - Stafford, CT Location All collections are held on Saturdays and are open from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Manchester Location: 321 Olcott Street, Manchester (Exit 1 from 384, follow Spencer Street for 0.9 miles. Turn left on Olcott Street. Follow signs to Facility.) Stafford Location: 210 East Street, (Route 19) Stafford, CT. This is the Stafford Highway Department garage. For complete details, call 860-647-3200 option 3, or visit: http://sanitation1.townofmanchester.org/index.cfm/household-hazardous-waste-collection/

[8:00am] Manchester Farmers Market
Manchester Farmers Market July 7th – October 27th every Saturday rain or shine, 8:00am-12:30pm. Fresh local fruits, vegetables, flowers, herbs, honey etc. WIC Coupons accepted. Call for more info: 860-643-2207. Location: Town parking lot at corner of Main St. and Forest St., Manchester

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.

[10:00am] Cheney Hall Open House
Little Theatre of Manchester (LTM) will host a Cheney Hall Open House. Highlights of this free event will include information about LTM programs and volunteer opportunities; a sneak peek of behind-the-scenes construction on the November production of Kiss Me, Kate, and guided tours of the historic Cheney Hall, an 1867 Victorian structure built as a theatre and cultural community facility for Manchester. There is no fee or registration required for this event. For more information, please contact the Cheney Hall Box Office at 860-647-9824 or visit www.cheneyhall.org

[1:00pm] Fall Mason Jar Painting
A“pop-up” mason jar painting event! The program will start at 1:00pm and run until supplies last. Participants will be able to paint a quart-sized mason jar in various fall themes. All mason jars, paints, brushes, and accessories will be provided in this free event for adults. No registration required. For more information, please call Jenn Bartlett at 860-643-2471 or visit the library website listed below to see sample ideas.

[2:00pm] Cheney Cinema Saturday!
The Manchester Public Library will show a movie about a dinosaur island facing extinction during Cheney Cinema Saturday on September 29th. Due to license restrictions (since admission is free) we cannot release the name of the movie being shown, however it is rated PG-13, and run time is 2 hour and 9 minutes. When a once-dormant volcano threatens to erupt, two dinosaur trainers attempt to rescue the creatures on the island before they become extinct. Can’t guess the name of the movie? Call the library for more information! Light refreshments will be served. No registration required for this free event. For more information, please call 860-643-2471 or visit the library website.

[5:00pm] St. Mary’s Autumn Harvest Dinner & Auction
St. Mary’s Autumn Harvest Dinner & Auction, Plus Antiques Lecture St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 41 Park St., Manchester, Connecticut, will host its annual Autumn Harvest Dinner & Auction, plus a “what’s hot, what’s not” antique and collectible lecture on Saturday, Sept. 29, beginning at 5 p.m. The event, which will be held in St. Mary’s Neill Hall, is open to the public. Tickets for the dinner portion are $13 per person, and reservations for dinner must be made by Sept. 23. At 5 p.m., Ralph Labozzo, professional appraiser and auctioneer at the Golden Gavel in East Windsor, will discuss “what’s hot, what’s not” in the antiques and collectibles marketplace. Labozzo will also provide a verbal fair market estimate for items brought to the lecture by attendees (one item per person). The Autumn Harvest Dinner will begin at 6 p.m. and include a green salad, choice of entree (pork tenderloin or pasta), rolls, assorted pies and a beverage, all prepared by Brown Sugar Catering of Manchester. Also at 6 p.m., attendees can preview the auction items and begin placing their bids for the silent auction. The live auction will start at 7 p.m. For more information or to make dinner reservations, contact Valerie Huestis at valerie@stmarysct.org or 860-645-8293 and include your name, phone number, number of people who will attend and their entrée choices.