Sunday, November 11, 2018
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  Kiss Me, Kate at Little Theater of Manchester
Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter Passions run high as leading lady Lilli Vanessi and her ex-husband, actor/director Fred Graham, battle onstage and off in a production of Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew. With romance, comedy, sophistication, and behind-the-scenes high jinks, KISS ME, KATE combines the irreverent humor of two brilliant writers: Cole Porter and William Shakespeare. Musical numbers include “So In Love,” “Wunderbar,” “Tom, Dick or Harry,” “Too Darn Hot,” “Brush Up Your Shakespeare,” “I Hate Men,” “Always True to You (In My Fashion)” and “Another Op’nin, Another Show.” Weekends, November 2 – November 18 Friday's and Saturday's 8:00 PM Sunday's 2:00 PM Tickets: $25.00 - $30.00 Student/Senior Discounts Available For more information, please contact the Cheney Hall Box Office at 860-647-9824 or visit website below.

Thanksgiving Seasonal Sharing
St. Mary's Manchester Families Seasonal Sharing is up and running!! We are once again supporting upwards of 30 families from Bennet Academy and MACC who are in need assistance this holiday season. We are seeking donations of non-perishable food items for our Thanksgiving and weeks’ worth of groceries. This includes stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, canned fruit & veggies, pasta & sauce, cereal, tuna, bottled juice, crackers, coffee & tea, etc. We will accept frozen Turkeys and store-bought baked goods. Produce Sunday, Nov. 11th, is when we can accept fresh fruits and vegetables. Delivery Day is Sunday Nov. 18th after 9:00AM service. Questions? Call the Church Office at 860-649-4583.

Manchester Public Library Closed
The Manchester Public Libraries will be closed in observance of the holiday.

8:00am [8:00am] The Army & Navy Club Pancake Breakfast
The Army & Navy Club will be celebrating its Centennial celebration next year 2019. In preparation for this historical event we will have several events prior to the start. On Sunday, November 11 Commemorating Veterans Day 100th Anniversary and the ending of WW I a Pancake Breakfast will be served including bacon, sausage and more. Doors open to the PUBLIC at 8:00 AM until 11:00 AM. Adult tickets $8.00, Kid tickets (12 years and under) $4.00 held at Army & Navy Club. Tickets available at the club and Customer Service Department, Manchester Town Hall or by calling 860-646-9133.

[10:30am] Veteran's Day Parade
Parade and Color Guard form and step off from American Legion Drive, at 10:30 a.m. Arrive at Manchester Memorial Hospital for Outdoor Ceremony on Front Lawn. Lowering of Colors, Placing of Wreaths, Playing of Taps, and Bagpiper. In case of inclement weather, the remainder of the ceremony will take place inside the hospital in the H. Louise Ruddell Auditorium at 11:15 a.m. Refreshments following the ceremony.

1:00pm [1:00pm] Cheney Homestead Open House Sundays
Open House at the Cheney Homestead, second Sunday of each month. View the 1785 house, and hear commentary about the residence, which was donated to the Manchester Historical Society by the Cheney family in 1968 for use as a house museum. Guided tours include history of the building and its contents, and of the family who lived there. As with many New England homesteads, the house is built into a hill, with doors opening out to the yard on both the upper and lower level. The Keeney Schoolhouse is on the grounds of the Homestead, and is open when the weather is warm enough. More about local history: www.manchesterhistory.org. Donations accepted for the upkeep of the Homestead.

[1:00pm] Manchester Veterans Chat
Manchester Veterans Chat The Manchester Historical Society invites the public to a panel discussion by local veterans on Sunday, November 11 at 1:00 p.m. at the History Center, 175 Pine Street. The program is an opportunity to hear some interesting stories from veterans of Vietnam, Korea, and World War II, as several long-time residents discuss how Manchester influenced their military service, and how their military service affected their subsequent life in Manchester. Veterans are invited to bring a Manchester-connected story to share at the end of the program. The event is free for veterans, $3 for Historical Society members and $5 for the general public; free for children under 16. Information about local history at www.manchesterhistory.org.