After a successful Spruce Street Farmers Market season, the Northwest Park Farmers Market is set to kick off its inaugural season on Wednesday, August 18 from 4:30-7:30 PM.
On Wednesday, June 2, 2021, under a sunny early evening sky, about 50 people including lots of local dignitaries gathered on the lawn in front of Buckley Elementary School for a groundbreaking ceremony signaling the start of an approximately $28 million renovation project that will make Buckley the first ‘net zero energy’ public school building in the state.
Now embarking on its 56th year, Camp Kennedy is set to return to the Town of Manchester for the upcoming summer season.
The Department of Recreation, Leisure, and Families will be displaying a traveling exhibit on loan from the Connecticut Historical Society detailing the state’s long and often overlooked history of LGBTQ+ residents and the ongoing fight for equality.
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!
The Off-Main Experience (The Experience) is a new event coming to Purnell Place in Downtown Manchester on Thursdays throughout July from 5:00PM-8:00PM (July 8, July 15, July 22, July 29).
From June 18-20, the Town of Manchester’s Department of Leisure, Family and Recreation, in collaboration with several community partners, will host the inaugural Juneteenth Freedom Day Commemoration. The weekend will include mural unveilings, an art opening, a black-owned food & vendor market, a three-on-three youth basketball tournament, family activities, live music and much more.
A new phase of murals will be installed at Mahoney Center, one of which will feature the Director of Equity and Adult Education at Manchester Adult and Continuing Ed., Dr. Diane Clare-Kearney.
There comes a time when you see where you are and you wonder how you got there.
As of April, around 40% of Connecticut’s population has received at least one dose of a COVID vaccine, with a total of 2.5 million doses administered. This impressive number marks a hopeful turning point and many are beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel of this unprecedented past year. Surviving such a difficult year and reaching this point is cause for all of us to reflect on just how far we’ve come.
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