Activities for All

Activities for Physical Health


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


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


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.


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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teen on pillow asleep

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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