The Town’s most recent mural installation at Mahoney Center pays homage to the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a large scale, multi-color portrait of the historic leader of the civil rights movement. Since the mural’s completion on MLK Jr. Day this past January, there has been a great outpouring of public support for the art piece and a call for additional art murals in town.
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.
Looking for the best summer job ever? Then look no further than the Department of Leisure, Family and Recreation. Our Recreation Division is currently hiring for all types of summer jobs.
A short video highlighting Manchester's newest artistic installation sponsored by CT Murals and the Town of Manchester Department of Leisure, Family and Recreation. Artwork by Ben Keller. Video Production by Chris Martin
The Department of Leisure, Family & Recreation will modify in person programs and facilities hours beginning February 22, 2021.
The Department of Leisure, Family and Recreation is partnering with CT Murals to support sponsored artist, Ben Keller’s vision for a Martin Luther King Jr. tribute mural, "Birthing of a Legacy.” The mural will be installed this weekend on the exterior wall of the Mahoney Recreation Center off Cedar Street in Manchester Connecticut.
Hartford Road between Case Drive and Bidwell Street has reopened to traffic after having been closed since April 27th to replace the bridge over Hop Brook.
On December 19th the Department of Leisure, Family and Recreation held our first annual Holiday in the Park event at Northwest Park. Santa Clause and a few of his friends took time out of their busy schedule to stop at the park to spread some holiday spirit.
During this 2-day virtual conference on Equity, attendees will benefit from and contribute to learning opportunities, thoughtful conversations and interactive activities related to areas of Equity from policy and politics, education and advocacy, art and commerce, health and habitat and more.
The Town of Manchester is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Amy Beaulieu as the Health Department’s new Health Equity Coordinator.
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