Upcoming Events


80 Preschoolers Attend Lamb Storytime at the Library

Last Wednesday, both the Manchester Co-op Preschool and the Manchester Early Childhood Center’s preschool classes joined the Manchester District Library’s preschool story time for a special outdoor story time that included petting and feeding lambs “Jack” and “Jill”, both less than a week old, and hearing a storybook about a lamb on a farm read by […]

 Mike Austin

Blues and Ribs 2014

Despite chilly weather and a quick rain shower a die-hard enthusiastic crowd showed up to Carr Park Saturday night.  The Mirror was there to record the event in photos.                                    

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Volunteers Needed to Plant Annuals in Sharon Mills Park

The Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission has over, 5,000 annuals to plant in the next 6 weeks in several Washtenaw County Parks.  If you would like to help plant, please contact Kathy Squiers, Parks Horticulturalist at 734-385-6560.  The Annuals planting schedule is as follows: June 10-14    Sharon Mills June 17-21    Sharon Mills June 24- 27   Sharon Mills

 Mike Austin

Bandapalooza! (Updated)

Update: The Honors Band concert is at 4:00 not 5:00 as previously published.   It will be a busy five days for the Manchester music programs.  Between May 15th and May 20th the high school will play host to three concerts. The marathon kicks off on Thursday the 15th at 7:00, with the High School […]

 Marsha Chartrand

American Legion and Auxiliary Poppy Days this week!

Every year, as Memorial Day approaches, the American Legion Post 117 and its Auxiliary Unit prepare for another year of service to veterans, with their annual Poppy drive program. The paper poppies distributed by the American Legion and Auxiliary are hand made by veterans in remembrance of those who have died in America’s wars, past […]

 Sara Swanson

Upcoming Blood Drive – May 19

On Monday, May 19, Manchester Community Blood Drives will hold Manchester’s May blood drive at St. Mary’s Parish Center, from 1pm until 6:45pm. Walk-in donors will be accommodated, but Red Cross prefers donors schedule appointments. Please call Marja Warner at 428-9506 to make your appointment to donate. The goal for this month is 50 pints. March’s blood […]

 Sara Swanson

Farmers Market Starting Up This Week

The Manchester Farmers Market is set to open for the season this Thursday, May 8 from 4-8pm. It will be operating in the same location as previous years on Adrian street. Like last year, all produce for sale will be grown within 100 miles of Manchester, in Michigan and the market will run through the […]

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Safe Routes to School Sponsors 2 Bike Events: Bike Rodeo and Upcoming Bike to School Day

Despite the extreme cold and wind, the morning of April 26, families braved the weather to participate in Manchester’s Safe Routes to School first bicycle rodeo. The children learned different safety skills at skill stations set up for the morning’s event. The Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society gave each child a new bike helmet, Aberdeen Bike […]

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Welcome Warm Weather With Charity and BBQ

by Ben Knauss of the Men’s Club Spring is finally here and the return of community outdoor events. Manchester Men’s Club is kicking off the season with its annual Ribs and Blues event on Saturday, May 17 from 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at Carr Park on West Main Street in Manchester. This year’s event will feature […]

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Celebrity Server Night – Tuesday, May 6th

Come on out and support the Manchester Community Schools Foundation (MCSF) this Tuesday night, May 6th.  The “celebrities” are, of course, our local teachers and principals!!  Each of them is dedicating their time to raise funds for the MCSF.  Please be generous if you are able; 100% of the funds generated from tips benefit our children […]

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