Saturday, April 20, 2019
Public Access

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10:00am [10:00am] Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 20 @ 10 AM Hunt for eggs filled with candy and prizes!!!! (allergy-friendly options as well!) Enjoy a special story!! Children through 5th grade invited!

[10:30am] Peter Rabbit Visit
Peter Rabbit will visit the library for a story, photo opportunity and craft! Information: 860-645-0577.

12:00pm [12:00pm] Recipe Readers Club Meeting
Recipe Readers April 20, 2019 @ 12:30 pm at Mary Cheney Library, Howroyd Program Room Do you find yourself browsing through the cookbook section of your favorite library or bookstore? Do you like tasting new things and enjoy discussing them with others? Then we have just the program for you. Come to one of our “Recipe Readers ” events. This club will meet monthly on Saturday afternoons from 12:30 to 2:30. Each month a theme, author or cookbook will be chosen. Participants are asked to pick one recipe from the book(s) and come to the program with dish in hand on the date posted ready to discuss their experience. Dishes should arrive fully prepared and ready to share. This month theme/books choices are: The Little Paris Kitchen by Rachel Khoo. Registration Required. Questions contact mdaiuto@manchesterct.gov or call at 860-645-0821 http://library.townofmanchester.org

[1:00pm] Free Rail Trail Hike
Starting at Fuss and O’Neill, 146 Hartford Rd., exploring the route of the former railroad, along the South End streets at first, viewing property recently acquired by the Town of Manchester, and then on to Center Springs Park and the footbridge over Bigelow Brook. About one-and-a-half hours round trip. Participants will hear about the history of the railroad. Sponsored by the Manchester Land Trust. No dogs, please. More information about the Trust and a printable self-guiding rail trail map at our website. Follow us on Facebook for upcoming events and pictures.

2:00pm [2:00pm] Little Theatre of Manchester Presents: Dream Girls!!!
DREAMGIRLS • Dates: April 12 – 28, 2019 • Times: Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM / Sundays at 2 PM No Performance on April 21 / Special Saturday Matinee on April 20 at 2 PM • Ticket Prices: $30 for VIP / $25 for General Seating (Student & Senior Discounts Available) Winner of six Tony Awards and two Grammy Awards. A sweeping and inspirational journey through 20th-century American popular music, DREAMGIRLS chronicles one Motown group’s rise from obscurity to superstardom. Through gospel, R&B, smooth pop, disco and more, this audience favorite features unforgettable hits by Academy Award nominee Henry Krieger – including “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going,” “One Night Only” and “Listen.” For tickets call:860-647-9824

[2:00pm] POP-UP CRAFT
Join us in the lobby as we decorate recycled containers and plant with pansies. While supplies last. Questions contact mdaiuto@manchesterct.gov or call at 860-645-0821.