Activities for All

Activities for Physical Health

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It’s hard to stay motivated sometimes, but keeping our bodies healthy and happy is so important! Here you’ll find a variety of physical health activities chosen from our contributors that you can do in the comfort of your own home.
#StayMotivated #StayActive

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Mental health impacts our behaviors and emotions. When we care for our mental health, we improve the way we think, feel, and act. Here you’ll find a variety of mental health resources chosen from our contributors to help you care for your own mental health.
#StayHealthy #Selfcare

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Are you bored? We think we can help with that!

Here you’ll find DIY activities, virtual classes, things to do for kids, and more.

#StayCreative

OurParks Pledge

Join the OurParks movement by taking the pledge to commit to helping create a community and culture of stewardship, safety, and compassion for all who enjoy #OurParks in Manchester.

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Water Safety Tips

The weather has turned warmer and many of us are beginning to think about finding ways to beat the heat. A favorite past time for kids of all ages is swimming.

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Black lives matter hand drawn poster, card collection. Hashtag blm stylised set. Black and white hands together concept. Campaign against racial discrimination of dark skin color. Vector Illustration.

No Words

I tried and tried to write about racial justice today, about the agony of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor (and so many others). I tried to write about the importance of the demonstrations, protests and marches sweeping Manchester, sweeping Connecticut, sweeping the United States and the whole world.

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Painted Rocks

Find a Rock, Share a Rock

If you haven’t already noticed painted rocks on the hiking trails around town, now is a great time to keep your eyes peeled as the weather warms up and more people hide little treasures to find. Curious about participating?

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Bleak Days

I am not a person of faith—I am an atheist. But these days I am trying to find comfort in the following prayer: God, grant me the serenity… Read More!

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Teens Sleep Better, Later

I work with teenagers and I live with teenagers. These days I talk with young people on Zoom and by phone every day, and – like all of us – they are OVER this pandemic.

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Community Resource Guide

The Neighborhoods and Families Division recently published a Community Resource Guide. Find a list of virtual activities & service providers. Read More!

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