Thursday, June 13, 2019
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8:00am [8:00am] Economic Development Commission Meeting
The following is a list of scheduled meetings to be held by the Manchester Economic Development Commission. The meetings will be held in the Directors Room, Lincoln Center. All meetings will begin at 8:00 a.m. February 14, 2019(Cancelled) March 14 2019 April 11, 2019(Cancelled) May 9, 2019(Cancelled) June 13, 2019 July 11, 2019 August 8, 2019 September 12, 2019 October 10, 2019 November 14, 2019 Agendas can be found online at: http://planning1.townofmanchester.org/index.cfm/boards-and-commissions/economic-development-commission/

9:00am [9:00am] Manchester Land Conservation Trust Tag Sale- Donations Welcome
Accepting tag sale donations now through June 3 on most Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays to benefit the Manchester Land Conservation Trust and its work to preserve open space lands. Drop donations off at the former cider barn – small items can be placed in the bin to the right of the barn – or contact the tag sale manager, Terry Parla, 860-643-1823. No TVs, encyclopedias, clothing. The actual tag sale runs from Friday, June 7 through Saturday, June 15, 9:00 to 2:00 each day, with 5,000 square feet of books, games, dishes, tools, furniture, near-antiques, etc.

[11:00am] The MOMS Club®
The MOMS Club® of Manchester/East Hartford is the local chapter of MOMS Club® International, which is a national nonprofit organization with hundreds of chapters across the country. MOMS stands for Moms Offering Moms Support. We meet at the South United Methodist Church on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 11 AM. This is a great way to meet other at-home Moms in your community and participate in fun activities all year long. Internationally, the MOMS Club has over 2,000 chapters in 7 countries, and we represent more than 100,000 members. Locally, our chapter has about 15 members and we are always looking for other moms to join. We hope you will join us for fun activities, great friendships, and a wealth of ideas and information! We do have a $25 membership fee and this goes towards our dues to International and for use of the church space, where our monthly socials are held. In addition to our monthly social we have numerous activities scheduled throughout the week at places like Jump Off, The Lutz, parks and play dates at people’s houses. We also do one Moms Night Out a month and every summer we have a family picnic. If you would like to join us or are interested in more information, please email us at momsclubofmanchestereh@yahoo.com

[1:30pm] Blood Mobile Manchester
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)

4:00pm [4:30pm] Block Party & Cultural Festival
Free Community Event for All! Food, Entertainment, Info Tables, Arts, Crafts, Sports, Games, Prizes and much more..... For more information please call 860-645-6041.

[5:30pm] Arts Hall of Fame Induction
5:30 p.m., Manchester Country Club, 305 South Main Street, Manchester, CT 06040 - register via arts@manchesterct.gov The Manchester Arts Commission is reaching out to the community in search of those Individuals, Groups, and a 'Rising Star' to be nominated for the Arts Hall of Fame. Individuals and groups whose actions and mission is to perform, support and/or celebrate the arts, and a "Rising Star" young person (ages 15-25) in the arts, may be nominated. Each year the Commission sets aside an evening to celebrate the "State of the Arts" in our community. This year, the Hall of Fame induction will be held on Thursday evening, June 13th and will be merged with a "State of the Arts" program featuring arts groups and individuals from the community. Nominations for the Hall of Fame need to be submitted by April 30th. Nomination forms can be found on the Commission's website at http://artscommission.townofmanchester.org or to receive a form, contact arts@manchesterct.gov. To ensure that you are invited to the event, share your email address with the Commission at arts@manchesterct.gov, and all arts organizations and artists are invited to upload their information on the Commission's website, Arts Directory page.

[5:30pm] Manchester Arts Commission Meeting
2019 Meeting Dates February 21, 2019 March 7, 2019 April 11, 2019 May 9, 2019 June 13 - State of the Arts/Arts Hall of Fame September 12, 2019 October 10, 2019 November 14, 2019 December 12, 2019 Meetings begin at 5:30 p.m.

[6:00pm] Flag Day Service
The Manchester Elks Lodge #1893 of 30 Bissell Street will be hosting a Flag Day Service, at Center Memorial Park, 586 Main St. The ceremony begins at 6:00pm. All are welcome. Boy Scout Troop 27, as well as Judge Darby and several town dignitaries will be in attendance. 860-646-9262.