Community News for Manchester edition

May 18, 2015 - garden totes

Students respected during a 2015 CAS/CIAC Scholar Athlete Awards

MANCHESTER – Abigail Costa and Patrick Mockler, Manchester High School were famous as a state’s tip scholar-athletes during a 2015 Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS)/ Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) Scholar-Athlete Banquet sponsored by McDonald’s. This year, McDonald’s Brand Ambassador John Cisna, a Iowa high propagandize clergyman who mislaid scarcely 60 pounds eating usually during McDonald’s served as a guest orator during a awards banquet.

The Connecticut High School Scholar-Athlete 2015 Awards Banquet is a largest module of a form in a state. Only one masculine and one womanlike tyro are authorised for a endowment by a assignment from their principal for demonstrating indication educational and jaunty careers including participating in an interscholastic athletics; possessing personal standards and achievements that are a indication to others; exhibiting superb school; and village use and carrying themselves with high levels of integrity, self-discipline and courage.

Donate your car

MANCHESTER – Donate your car, truck, or outpost and assistance lift supports for Charter Oak Education (now dba Sterling Education), a tiny non-profit private propagandize dedicated to assisting children a internal private school. Free, fast, draw away. Running or not. Charitable taxation receipt will be provided. Call Charter Oak Education Inc. during 860-643-1100.

Class of 1965 50th category reunion

MANCHESTER – The Manchester High School Class of 1965 will reason a 50th category reunion Sept. 11 to 13. Addresses of category members are needed.

Please respond to or mail to MHS Reunion, PO Box 711, Glastonbury, CT 06033, or revisit Facebook Manchester High School Class of 1965.

Manchester Garden Club Perennial Plant Sale

MANCHESTER – The Manchester Garden Club will reason a annual long-lived plant sale on Saturday, May 16, starting during 8:30 a.m., sleet or gleam in a parking lot during a Community Baptist Church, 585 East Center Street, Manchester. Most plants will be $5. This sale is a once-a-year eventuality to buy a accumulation of plants grown in internal gardens – and get hands-on recommendation from a gardeners who grew them. Information: or 860-646-5517.

The sale register changes any year, though we can be certain that these are plants that will flower in a area. Come and see a preference of perennials for object and shade, including flowers, herbs, groundcovers, and grasses, tiny trees, and shrubs and – new this year – a boutique with receptacle bags, kindly used garden ornaments and more. Proceeds support upkeep of 5 open garden areas in Manchester, and annual grant as good as contributions to city and informal gardening organizations such as Wickham Park.

Garden tour

MANCHESTER – On Saturday, Jun 20, The Perennial Planters Garden Club of Manchester will horde a “Through a Garden Gate” singular garden tour. The debate is from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., sleet or gleam and it facilities 7 gardens.

Advanced tickets cost $20, with Day of Tour tickets $25. Tickets might be purchased in Manchester during Garden Sales, 212 Oakland St.; Woodland Gardens, 168 Woodland St.; Highland Park Market, 317 Highland St. and in Glastonbury during Highland Park Market, 1320 Manchester Road.

The day of a debate tickets will also be accessible during 225 Timrod Road for $25. For some-more information go

Healthcare provider CPR class

MANCHESTER – The Manchester CPR Program, sponsored by a Manchester Fire, Rescue and EMS Department, will reason an AHA medical provider CPR category May 23, commencement during 9 a.m., during a glow hire training room, 75 Center St. The category covers adult, pediatric, 2-rescuer CPR, use of big-valve facade and defibrillators. Certification is for 2 years and includes a primer and a CPR slot mask. Advanced registration and remuneration is required. For information, call Paul Giguere during 860-432-0076.

Foxwoods train trip

MANCHESTER – Assumption Church, 285 West Center St., is hosting a Foxwoods train outing May 28. Tickets are $23 and includes tip. In spin a casino provides any chairman with a $10 food banking and a $10 slots coupon. The train will leave a church parking lot during 8 a.m. and withdrawal a casino during 4:30 p.m. Coffee, tea, Danish and donuts will be accessible in a church gymnasium before to departure

Advanced reservations are compulsory by May 14. For information, call Romeo Dube Jr. 860-646-1326.

Land Trust Dinner and Nature Photo Show

MANCHESTER – The Manchester Conservation Land Trust will reason a annual cooking assembly on Thursday, May 21, during 5:30 p.m. during 20 Hartford Road, Manchester, where a Trust has a offices. A catered smorgasboard cooking for $15 per chairman will embody salad, sausage, peppers, chicken, potatoes, vegetables, and dessert. After cooking and a brief business assembly with choosing of house members, internal photographer Jeff Feldman will benefaction a module of inlet photos.

Checks for cooking should be done payable to a Manchester Land Conservation Trust and mailed to a Trust, c/o Barlow Murphy, 172 East Center St., Manchester, CT 06040. Please spell out any guest’s name, and write “Dinner” on a envelope. Questions might be destined to Susan Barlow during 860-643-9776.

The Land Trust was founded in 1972, and owns 373 acres of open space land in Manchester, East Hartford, Bolton, Vernon, and Andover. More information and a printable invitation are on a events page of a Trust’s website

Torah Fund Dessert and Film Night

MANCHESTER – Sisterhood of Beth Sholom B’nai Israel Synagogue will reason a Torah Fund Dessert and Film Night on Tuesday, Jun 2, during 7 p.m. 400 East Middle Turnpike, Manchester. ‘. Pride, Honor and Courage: Jewish Women Remember World War II.” The purpose is to lift income to support Conservative seminaries that teach a Rabbi’s, Cantors, and Educators. Your concession in any volume is your acknowledgment to a film and dessert.

For some-more information, call a synagogue during 860-643-9563.

Handbell concert

MANCHESTER – The Hockanum Valley Ringers will be behaving a Spring handbell unison on Sunday, Jun 7 during 7 p.m. This eventuality will take place during St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 41 Park St, Manchester. The unison will underline a accumulation of handbell selections that are certain to excite a audience. All ages are welcome, and this eventuality is giveaway and open to a public. For some-more information, hit 860-375-0333 or

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