Sunday, October 28, 2018
Public Access

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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)

[12:00pm] Woodbridge Barn Open House
The Manchester Historical Society invites the public to free open houses of the restored eighteenth-century Woodbridge Barn and the grounds of its Woodbridge farmstead from12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on these Sundays: May 6, 20 and then continuing on the second and fourth Sundays of the month: June 10, 24; July 8, 22; August 12, 26; September 9, 23; October 14, 28. The farmstead is located in Manchester Green at 495 East Middle Turnpike, near its intersection with Woodbridge Street. Visitors can park at the municipal lot behind the Senior Center, and along the street that runs between the Senior Center and the farmstead itself. From the street, walk to the backyard using the grass driveway between the house and Woodbridge Pizza. The Woodbridge farmstead was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999. The barn contains displays of farm tools and equipment. Info about local history: www.manchesterhistory.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.