Upcoming Events

 Marsha Chartrand

Become a Master Rain Gardener!

What is a Master Rain Gardener? Come train with us, and find out! Rain Gardens filter out pollutants so that our streams and rivers run clean. Anyone can plant one in their own back yard! During our Master Rain Gardener Certification Class, held every Wednesday at 9:30 am, from Jan 17 – Feb 14, you will learn […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Crazy Ca$h tickets going fa$t!

An “amazing” response to the pre-sale of Crazy Ca$h tickets has set a record of sales prior to Dec. 31. “There are only 19 tickets left,” said Kiwanis member Pat Vailliencourt. “We have some awesome sideboard prizes again this year, along with the $5,000 grand prize.” The March 3, 2018 event may be your last-ever opportunity […]

 Ray Berg

Upcoming historical society meeting; Sesquicentennial books on sale!

The next general meeting of the Manchester Area Historical Society is Thursday, January 11, 7 pm at the Kingsley-Jenter House, 302 E. Main. We will hold a short business meeting on Society activities including our 2018 membership drive, and our planned volunteer support at the annual Kiwanis Crazy Cash event in March. As you may […]

 Sara Swanson

What’s your plan? The Manchester Library hosts free estate planning presentation

submitted by Tamara Denby, Manchester District Library Let’s talk estate planning. No, please, don’t run away. We get it. Estate planning isn’t the easiest subject to tackle. It’s all so complicated. Wills. Trusts …what’s the difference? And there are so many other things you would probably rather do on a Saturday … such as read the […]

 Sara Swanson

2018 Boater Safety Courses announced

Washtenaw county has announced its 2018 boater safety courses: 2/10/18 LRC Michigan Room 4135 Washtenaw Ave. Ann Arbor, MI 3/17/18 Dexter Creekside Intermediate 2615 Baker Rd. Dexter, MI 3/24/18 Ypsilanti Recrecation Center 2025 E. Clark Rd. Ypsilanti, MI  3/31/18  LRC Superior Room  4135 Washtenaw Ave. Ann Arbor, MI 4/14/18 Whitmore Lake High School Room B124 7430 […]

 Sara Swanson

Ladies Society’s 5th Annual Chocolate Potluck

Are you a fan of chocolate? Are you a woman? This event is for you! The Manchester Ladies Society is preparing to hold their 5th Annual All-Chocolate potluck on January 20th, 2018 at 2 pm at the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall located at 501 Ann Arbor St on the lower level (parking in rear). All […]

 Sara Swanson

From a live nativity to bell ringing to brunch, Churches invite community in to celebrate Christmas

If you don’t attend a church in Manchester, but are looking for an opportunity to participate in the religious celebration of Christmas, Manchester’s churches offer a variety of services open to everyone! Emanuel United Church of Christ, located at 324 West Main Street, will hold its 41st Annual Live Nativity and they invite the community to […]

 Marsha Chartrand

A fun senior exercise program to start the New Year

Each Tuesday morning at 10:30 seniors can join a free and fun exercise program called Movin’ n Groovin’ in the Village Room on the lower level at 912 City Road, below the Manchester Library. This is the second year that teacher, Sarah Eckart, has been leading the class. Everyone remains seated as Sarah gets all […]

 Sara Swanson

Klager’s Annual Senior Citizen Luncheon

Luther C. Klager Elementary school is preparing for their annual Senior Citizen luncheon which will be held on Wednesday, December 20th at 10:45am. This annual event welcomes all senior citizens in the Manchester area to have a tour of the school, enjoy some festive entertainment and eat lunch with students. This is a great opportunity […]

 Sara Swanson

“Life stories” social hour for seniors to continue in 2018

The Community Resource Center, located 410 City Road, began hosting social hours for seniors last August. These will continue into 2018 with five new social hours scheduled: Tuesday, January 9 from 2 to 3pm Tuesday, February 13 from 2 to 3pm Tuesday, March 13 from 2 to 3pm Tuesday, April 10 from 2 to 3pm and […]