Upcoming Events

 Marsha Chartrand

Summer Gazebo Concert lineup announced!

Plans for the 2017 summer Gazebo Concert series have been finalized, and it’s going to be a great season! The first event for this year’s Gazebo season will not be held at the gazebo at all, but rather at Klager Elementary School, with a special program for grades K-4. On Wednesday, June 14 at 1 pm, historian/musician […]

 Sara Swanson

A non-partisan presentation on gerrymandering

Do you know what gerrymandering is? Do you know what our congressional district is shaped like and why? Do you know how it affects your vote? Three Manchester groups are working together to host a non-partisan look at gerrymandering on Wednesday, June 14th, from 6:30 – 8 pm in media center of the Manchester High […]

 Sara Swanson

CRC to hold Flag Day Food Drive

The Community Resource Center announced last week that they would be holding a community wide “Flag Day Food Drive” this year. In honor of Flag Day, on June 14th, the CRC is asking community members to consider donating non-perishable pantry items in red, white and/or blue packaging to the Community Resource Center during the week of […]

 Sara Swanson

Still time to register for annual golf outing fundraiser!

You still have time to participate in the 14th Annual Fundraiser Golf Outing. The event will be held Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Hills’ Heart of the Lakes Golf Course in Brooklyn. This annual fundraiser combines friendship, fun, golf, and lunch while raising funds to meet community needs right here in Manchester. Whether as a golfer, […]

 Sara Swanson

Business Expo this Thursday at Chi-Bro Park

The 10th Annual Community Business Expo is this Thursday, May 25, at Chi-Bro Park from 3:30 – 7 pm! The Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the Farmers Market to showcase local businesses and organizations, as well as provide musical entertainment from our Manchester Jazz Band and fun for the kids. Hope to see you there!

 Sara Swanson

Library to host Michelle Andonian, prize-winning photojournalist & author of This Picture I Gift

The Manchester District Library is hosting speaker, photographer, and author Michelle Andonian on Tuesday May 16, 2017 at 7pm in the Village Room at the Manchester Village Building, 912 City Road. She will be recounting her grandmother Sarah’s escape in 1915 from the Armenia. She traveled with her mother and baby brother, Nishan who died while […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester’s Memorial Day Parade

The Memorial Day this year is Monday, May 29th. Manchester’s Memorial Day parade will begin at 11am this year. As always, the parade is a solemn event that will begin with a ceremony on the Main Street Bridge, proceed west through town stopping at the memorial in Wurster Park for a second ceremony, and ending with a […]

 Sara Swanson

Women’s clothing swap set for the upcoming Business Expo

Laura Wohlgemuth asks, “Does your wardrobe need a refresher? Let’s get together and swap!” Wohlgemuth, one of the organizers of a new group, Moms of Manchester (M.O.M.), invites all women to participate in a  women’s clothing swap at the Chi Bro Park pavilion during the Chamber of Commerce’s Business Expo held at the Farmer’s Market on Thursday, […]

 Sara Swanson

51st Annual Canoe and Kayak Race…on one of the crookedest rivers in the world!

At noon on Sunday, May 21, the 51st Annual Manchester Canoe/Kayak Race will begin. First held on April 22, 1967, as part of Manchester’s Centennial Celebration, it was moved to the third Sunday in May in 1970 which is now its home. This year, on the 50th anniversary of the first race, the Annual Manchester […]

 Sara Swanson

Poppy Days 2017 – Friday May 19th and Saturday May 20th.

submitted by Liz Wallace You will have the opportunity to honor our fallen warriors and contribute to the continuing needs of our veterans on Friday May 19th and Saturday May 20th, when members of the Manchester American Legion Auxiliary and the American Legion distribute bright red poppies for Memorial Day in exchange for a donation. The […]