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  Trails Day Celebration Throughout CT
Forest & Park Association Our online directory provides directions, full event listings, up-to-date details & event sign-up. ctwoodlands.org/TD2019DIR Your partners at Connecticut Forest & Park Association 860-346-TREE

Trails Day Celebration in Manchester
All hikes are rain or shine. Please bring water and dress appropriately. (Cancellations will be made on-site.) Jay Howroyd Fit Trail Dedication & Family Fit Trail Challenge-9:30AM Manchester Recreation Division Bring the family to dedicate the new Jay Howroyd Fitness Trail followed by family fun circuit fitness challenge using the multi-exercise fitness station and trail. Rating: Easy Distance 0.5 miles Union Park, 129 Union Street Case Mountain Dog Hike-10:00AM Manchester Dog Owners Group (MDOG) 2 Hour Hike on Case Mountain. Dogs Welcome. Distance: 3 miles Rating: Moderate Case Pond Lot, Birch Mountain Road New State Road Trail Hike-10:00AM Hockanum River Linear Park Committee A riverside hike along the Hockanum River Rating: Easy Distance: 2 miles 791 Middle Turnpike West, Cheney Tech Lot (West) Center Springs Loop Trail & Cheney Rail Trail & Cheney Rail Trail Orientation-10:00AM Manchester Land Trust Explore Center Springs Park, from the ancient gorge to brand new entryway. Rating: Easy Distance: 2 miles 39 Lodge Dr., Center Springs Lodge Lot Charter Oak Greenway-1:00PM Manchester Recreation Division Demo the Yellow Bike & Scooter Program and get information and ride down the greenway. Rating: Varies Distance: Varies 55 Charter Charter Oak Street, Charter Oak Park

8:00am [8:00am] 2019 Household Hazardous Waste Collection
2019 Household Hazardous Waste Collection The dates for the 2019 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: April 6, 2019 May 4, 2019 June 1, 2019 August 24, 2019 September 28, 2019 November 2, 2019 2019 Fall Outreach Collection: Saturday, October 19, 8:00 am to 1:00 pm - Somers, CT Location: 5 Vision Blvd., Somers, CT. The parking lot next to the Somers High School. Follow the signs. 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.) For complete details, call 860-647-3200 option 3, or visit: http://sanitation1.townofmanchester.org/index.cfm/household-hazardous-waste-collection/

[9:00am] Jay Howroyd Fitness Trail Dedication
Bring the family to dedicate the new Jay Howroyd Fitness Trail followed by a Family Fit Trail Challenge using the multi-exercise fitness stations and trail. Registration: No registration required and no cost. Schedule of Events: 9:00 AM Jay Howroyd Fitness Trail Dedication 9:30 AM Family Fitness Challenge FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT 860-647-3084 Recreation Division

[9:00am] Shred Fest
Shred Fest Eighth Utilities District 12th Annual, Joseph A. Tyler Memorial Shred Fest. Open to all residents and businesses, and their employees, of the Eighth Utilities District! All types of paper including staples, envelopes and paper clips are accepted. Two large boxes or heavy duty trash bags per vehicle are allowed! For more information: Call the Administration Office at 860-643-9648. Eighth Utilities District, 18 Main Street, (corner of Main and Hilliard St.) Saturday, June 1, 2019 9:00am-12:00pm

[9:30am] Manchester Pride Clean-Up
Meet at East Side Neighborhood Resource Center. Free t-shirts while supply lasts. Pizza to follow. All welcome! Info: call Leslie, 860-212-6000

[12:30pm] Recipe Readers
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: Bobby Flay Fit: 200 recipes for a healthy lifestyle by Bobby Flay with Stephanie Banyas and Sally Jackson. Registration Required. Questions contact mdaiuto@manchesterct.gov or call at 860-645-0821

6:00pm [6:30pm] Pride Week Begins! Concert in the Park
Pride Weel Begins! Concert in the Park SATURDAY, JUNE 1 - SUNDAY, JUNE 9, 2019 FREE family-friendly events and activities all week long! Bring a blanket and picnic, and of course your friends. Food available for purchase. The park is located in Downtown Manchester (behind Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main Street). Pride blankets will be sold that night as well, $20, cash or check only.During intermission, the Pride committee will announce this year’s Hometown Heroes. Plenty of free parking behind Town Hall and in the Municipal lot on Pearl Street, as well as side streets. Concert starting at 6:30 p.m.featuring:Soul Sound Revue, by far the hottest nine piece Motown show this side of Detriot, performs the greatest hits in the true “Motown Tradition”. Soul Sound Revue recreates the dynamic vocal harmonies and stylings of classic Motown groups of the sixties, seventies, and eighties: The Four Tops, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind & Fire, and many more. With all its flash and finery, reminiscent of a time when a band’s looks were as important as their sound, Soul Sound Revue’s three lead vocalists explode onto the stage backed by a power house rhythm and horn section!Audiences of all ages will “groove” through the sixties and “boogie” through the seventies with Soul Sound Revue. Food & beverages will be available for sale. Plenty of free parking behind Town Hall and in the Municipal lot on Pearl Street, as well as side streets. See Website for information:: http://prideinmanchester.townofmanchester.org/