Thursday, March 21 Published weekly since August 2017
There's no place like home. Or, this weekend especially, MHS. And you can click your heels three times (tonight, Friday and Saturday) to see the spring musical, with performances starting at 7 p.m. and tickets $12. Scroll down to learn more and to meet Dorothy, our newest Human of Manchester.' Btw, you'd subscribe to this newsletter if you only had a brain. (Sorrry, couldn't resist.).
Also: We've got even town events listed in our 'OneMan Central' log (and the town events calendar is another trove of information). As for the schools, you can also check out MPS Central, which lists future district happenings, half-days and more. And if we are missing anything, anywhere, just email firstname.lastname@example.org to add an item.
The Manchester Arts Commission is reaching out to the community in search of those Individuals, Groups, and a 'Rising Star' to be nominated for the Arts Hall of Fame. Read more here. Also, for the third year Imagine Main is having a night dedicated to young (18 years and younger) artists in the community and you can learn more here.
CERT (which stands for Community emergency response team) has another training class that begins Monday night and you can learn more here.
Struggling to support a loved one struggling with behaviors that might include substance abuse? Have an old prom dress you can donate? Interested in free English classes or blood drive info ... it's all here.
The first day of spring Wednesday coincided with a half day for Manchester students, resulting in long lines and big smiles at Dairy Queen on Hartford Road, where the occasion was celebrated with free ice cream cones.
Incidentally, the cones could be dipped for a $1 donation that went to charity. This is the third year the Manchester DQ has held such a promotion and last year it raised more than $500.
ONEMANCHESTER is compiled by Jim Farrell and Paul Ofria of the school district's communications office based on contributions from people and institutions throughout town. Jim, the district's communications director, can be reached at email@example.com or 860-268-6377 and he keeps a log of mistakes he makes in district-produced newsletters that you will find here.