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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Published weekly since August 2017, always free, and not hacked since Sept. 12, 2019
Mamma Mia opens a three-weekend-run at Cheney Hall on Friday but all shows are already sold out. Four local churches have holiday fairs on Saturday and each will be a good neighbor, telling its visitors about the other fairs that day. And Tuesday is Election Day. We have all that you need to know right below and if you want to subscribe to our newsletter so it will be sent to you on Thursday nights, just click here.
Calendar
There are church fairs Saturday at Concordia Lutheran, Center Congregational, South United Methodist and Second Congregational. These two women are helping at one of these events, but you'll have to visit our 'Humans of Manchester' gallery to find out who's who.
The gallery is on both Facebook and Instagram.
THIS WEEKEND
Friday, Nov. 1 

Yep -- all nine performances are sold out. But the folks at the Little Theatre say you can call their Box Office (860-647-9824) to get on a waiting list. The show runs through Nov. 17.
Saturday's Church Fairs

Fair is fair: Volunteers at each church fair Saturday will be handing out a map so that visitors can easily find the other events in town.
 
Also Saturday
Sunday, Nov. 3
THE WORK/SCHOOL WEEK AHEAD:

MHS students Kely Maloney and Olivia McHugh joined Bob Pagani of the Chamber of Commerce in hosting a BoD candidate forum earlier this week at Lincoln Center.
Election Day is Tuesday and to prep you can check out this sample ballot and referendum explanation, and also watch a replay of the BoD candidate forum. Also, the JI covered the event.
Monday, Nov. 4 Tuesday, Nov. 5 Wednesday, Nov. 6
  • Wednesday (12-1 p.m.) -- WORK_SPACE Lunch and Learn at 903 Main St.
  • Wednesday (6-8 p.m.) Dairy Queen Dine Out Night Fundraiser to benefit the Keeney Street School PTA
Thursday, Nov. 7 Friday, Nov. 8
  • Friday through Sunday -- Keeney Street School PTA fundraiser: The Walking Sun at 642 Hilliard St, suite 1107
  • Fridays through Jan. 3  (6-7 p.m.) -- Magical Art Mystery Tour at Manchester High School, sponsored by Manchester Adult and Continuing Education
NEXT WEEKEND
Saturday, Nov. 9 Sunday, Nov. 10
MORE MEETINGS: We list BoD and BoE meetings above but there are more meetings listed in the town events calendar and in the BoE events/meetings calendar.
IN OUR LIBRARIES: We include a few key events in listings above; there are lots more in the libraries' comprehensive event calendars.
 
And Further Down The Road
(A few especially noteworthy events)
Note: All of the calendars above are compiled based on things people submit as well as what we find on social media, in the Town Events Calendar and anywhere else. For space purposes we post some things in our 'OneMan Central' log. If we are missing anything, just email b11jfarr@mpspride.org.
News, Newsletters, Etc.
NEWSLETTERS -- We gets lots of them and try to link to the latest of each:
Manchester Mosaic
(An occasional picture puzzle)
Hmmmm. The cropped images at left are part of a larger photograph ... but of what? If you're the first to know, you could win a prize. (Last week, Robert Charlton won a $30 gift certificate to Shady Glen.) To take part in this week's contest, just click here and if you want to see last week's puzzle, click here.
Sports
Members of the MHS boys cross-country team, as well as Kate Hedlund (far right), an individual qualifier for the girls' race, were at Wickham Wednesday preparing for Friday's State Open cross-country Wickham is also the site of Saturday's state middle school cross-country championship
Check OneManchester Sports for more.
School Spirit
At Waddell Elementary today, students were excited because it was not only Halloween but also time for a school-wide assembly with skits and more.
See more photos on the district Facebook page.
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 b11jfarr@mpspride.org or 860-268-6377.