Upcoming Events

 Marsha Chartrand

Local woman curates exhibit at Clinton Arts Center

Manchester’s own Sybil Kolon, a member of The River Raisin Watershed Council’s Executive Committee, was recently asked by the Clinton Arts Center (CAC) to create and curate a display about water quality. This exhibit was designed to go along with other water-related exhibits on display in the Art Center’s gallery during the month of September.  […]

 Sara Swanson

Time to nominate volunteers for recognition!

submitted by Laura Seyfried, executive director Community Resource Center For the past 31 years, the Annual Volunteer Recognition Banquet has provided the forum for area organizations to shine a spotlight on those who go the extra mile to make local organizations and the community successful. Once again, the Community Resource Center is proud to provide this […]

 Sara Swanson

Girl Scout Round-Up

Girls in grades K-12 who are interested in joining a Girl Scout troop or just finding more out about Girl Scouts and their families are invited to a round-up event at Emanuel church’s Fellowship Hall on October 8th at 6 pm. Girls do not need to attend Manchester Community Schools to join. Interested in Girl […]

 Marsha Chartrand

CRC to host open house Wednesday

Have you wondered about the work of the Community Resource Center (CRC), and want to learn more about how the CRC helps the community? Do you wonder if you are eligible for any of the programs offered by the CRC? Have you ever seen the CRC in its new location at Riverside Intermediate School? Here is […]

 Marsha Chartrand

“Lifelong Wonders” for fall at the ALI

submitted by Joan Gaughan If your enthusiasm for raking leaves has worn thin, or even if it hasn’t, classes offered by the Adult Learners Institute (ALI) during the month of October provide alternative sources of autumn recreation. Veteran instructors as well as exciting newcomers continue the chance to stimulate your curiosity and expand your intellectual […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Deadline Extended for Fall Tree & Native Plant Sale: Friday, September 27th 

In many case, fall is considered the best time to plant trees for wildlife habitat, erosion control, establishing windbreaks and screens, and reforesting open land. Washtenaw County Conservation District is offering conifer trees, a selection of native plants, animal repellents and tree planting aids as part of the Fall Tree & Native Plant Sale. Tree […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Haunted Manchester–the Tour!

At last–here by popular demand, comes the first ever Tour of Haunted Manchester! Building on the stories from the popular Ghost Talk presented at the Ladies’Day at the Community Fair, the Manchester Area Historical Society will beconducting a walking tour of sites around the village where strangehappenings have been reported by past and present residents. […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Third Thursday to feature park dedication events

Next week’s Third Thursday celebration, September 19, will have a special component as the River Raisin Park will be dedicated at 6 pm near the park’s plaza area. A ribbon cutting will “officially” open the newly-completed park at the corner of M-52 and Main Street, along with the Shared Use Trail, a section of which […]

 Sara Swanson

MUMC Day of Service

Members of the Manchester United Methodist Church (MUMC) will be holding a Day of Service on Sunday, September 29th. They will head out into the community to help however they can and wherever they can. And anyone and everyone is invited to participate! Participants will meet at MUMC located at 501 Ann Arbor Street at […]

 Sara Swanson

MAHS holding Oak Grove Cemetery Tour

Have you ever wandered the Oak Grove Cemetery and been curious about  the names you’ve read? The Manchester Area Historical Society (MAHS) is holding an Oak Grove Cemetery Tour this Thursday, September 12th at 6 pm. Wear comfortable shoes and meet at the main entrance to the cemetery, across the street from the Manchester Feed […]

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