Friday, November 2 Published weekly since August 2017
Color Manchester quaint! Clockwise from top left: scenes from Center Street, the corner of Gerard and Cone, Keeney Street and Bush Hill Road. We have more evocative autumnal photos on the district Facebook page. And if you like this newsletter you can click here to subscribe.
Trick or Treat!
Sure, kids love Halloween but these school district employees also were into it!
Halloween Happenings, A Safe Downtown Manchester Trick-or-Treat is tomorrow (Saturday, Nov. 3) from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This includes:
Pumpkin Decorating for Children at the Manchester Antiques Mall, 811 Main St.
Safe Children's Downtown Trick-or-Treat at Downtown businesses displaying a "Welcome Trick-or-Treaters" sign.
At approx. 1:15 p.m., a Trick-or-Treat Group Photo in Center Memorial Park by John Garaventa.
Family Fun Night. Youth Basketball. A Bennet Snowcial. Basketball Hall of Fame Clinic and Lunch. These are among the upcoming highlights from the town's Recreation Division. Click here for the details.
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Keith Nielsen is back in Manchester, working as a costume designer for a movie being filmed in Connecticut. The JI has the story.
The Rev. Adam Piekarzewski is the new pastor at St. John the Baptist National Catholic Church. Patch has the story.
Curly Star, which sells a variety of beauty shop products, has opened at Buckland mall, where Foot Locker and Bag It! Boutique used to be, according to The Manchester Scoop.
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Oranges On The Pitch
The Oranges, Manchester's entry in the Connecticut Soccer League, played their last home game of the season on Sunday, and we caught up with Bijan Rezai, who helped found the squad a year ago. He's the latest addition to our Human of Manchester gallery, which is on both Facebook and Instagram.
ONEMANCHESTER is compiled by Jim Farrell, the school district's communications director, based on contributions from people and institutions throughout town. Jim can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-268-6377. To subscribe to this newsletter, just click here.