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As the hot weather arrives and the summer approaches, the pools begin to open. Manchester is no stranger to having an exciting and accessible pool program so everyone has the chance to cool down on the hot summer days. Read More!
There comes a time when you see where you are and you wonder how you got there.
High school was only a mere five years ago for me, but it feels like a distant memory. I remember running track after school every day, eating spicy chicken patties for lunch, and always being late to my first period history class.
We placed a call for artist to submit a poem that reflected on what black history means to them. We have complied a few of our submissions that encompasses some of our community voices.
To celebrate Black History Month, the Neighborhoods and Families Division would like to observe February as a month of reflection. Without our complicated past , we would not be able to have our present or have a future that is even brighter than today.
Following the summer of 2020, which was one of the most socially-active years ever documented in the history of the United States, people’s desire to help marginalized communities expanded tremendously. The whole nation was looking to support black-owned businesses, which was evident through Google’s reported 7000% increase in the search category “black-owned” from 2019.
Every Thanksgiving, after we have stuffed our stomachs with food and shared laughter with loved ones, we begin to mentally prepare for Black Friday. People line up and flood the stores in search of the best deals and bargains. Americans focus so much on finding a great deal in stores that they don’t realize the other holiday taking place the day after Thanksgiving: Native American Heritage Day. In fact, the whole month of November is devoted to Native American Heritage.
Being Latino in America, I received two kinds of education: the national curriculum and my cultural values. Growing up through the Manchester school system, I was taught about all the important figures and events in US history that molded America.
The Town of Manchester Department of Leisure, Family, and Recreation honors and celebrates Hispanic history and culture with National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 – October 15.
Fall is approaching rapidly. It's no surprise the cooler mornings and nights signify the seasonal change. The fall is a particularly special time in Manchester due to the highly anticipated Thanksgiving day road race held every year. Read More!
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