Sunday, October 28, 2018
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9:00am [9:00am] BLOOD MOBILE E. Hartford
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] Free walk at Bush Hill Farm
Free walk at Bush Hill Farm Sunday, October 28, at 1:00 p.m., starting at the former cider barn, 330 Bush Hill Road. The Manchester Land Conservation Trust will lead a three-mile hike on this 62-acre property. Extreme weather cancels. The Botti family farmed this property starting about 1912 – growing apples, peaches, cherries, and blueberries as well as vegetables. Some of the old fruit trees still grow on the property. Info and a self-guiding trail map of the farm: www.manchesterlandtrust.org.

6:00pm [6:00pm] The Struggle Of Syrian Refugees Told Through Art-Reception
There will be an artist’s reception, talk back, and celebration at Unitarian Universalist Society: East. The focus is twofold: an artist’s reception for “Adeebah; My Life, My Story Continues,” an exhibition of drawings by Syrian refugee Adeebah Alnemar, and a celebration of author Jake Halpern and graphic artist Michael Sloan, winners of a Pulitzer Prize for the New York Times’ graphic narrative series, 'Welcome to the New World,' a chronicle of a Syrian family’s arrival and struggle in the U.S. Event is free and open to the public. The reception will be catered by Adeebah’s Middle Eastern Cuisine, the business Alnemar launched. For more information, call 860-646-5151 or visit our website.

[7:00pm] Celtic Vespers
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church will offer Celtic Vespers, a nondenominational candlelight service featuring prayers and music of Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. The service is open to the public. This vesper service, steeped in tradition, invites one to enter into a place of quiet, prayer and reflection and offers an opportunity to light a candle in remembrance. The service will feature music by Wild Notes, an ensemble comprising Kasha Breau, harp; John Kalinowski, concertina and accordion; and Mickey Koth, fiddle, flute, recorder and whistle. We invite you, your family and friends to join us as we seek a sense of wholeness and peace in these turbulent times. A reception with light refreshments will immediately follow the service. For more information, call St. Mary’s at 860.649.4583 or visit www.stmarysct.org