Manchester, Connecticut

Events

 
Hey Neighbor:
USIC FIRST FRIDAY FILM SERIES
Film showing sponsored by United for a Safe and Inclusive Community (USIC). Followed by facilitated conversation in a safe and inclusive environment. Film titles will be announced several weeks in advance on Facebook. No cost to attend.

Dates:
September 6th
October 4th
November 1st
December 6th

All times are 6:00 PM every day listed,
at 153 Spruce Street

 

ECHN Family Devlopment Center's Fathers Talk, 9-11 AM

A round table event for fathers and other male role models. Men will use this platform to network, connect, learn, motivate and encourage each other. There will be a surprise guest speaker at each event, and light refreshments will be available.

Dates: 9/7, 12/7, 3/7, 6/6

EAST SIDE PRIDE NEIGHBORHOOD CLEAN UP
Fall clean up event hosted by East Side Neighborhood Block Watch. Free T-Shirts while supplies last & pizza party to follow!
 
Dates:
September 21st
(Rain Date: September 28th)
Located at 153 Spruce Street
At 9:30 AM



(The Office Of Neighborhoods And Families)
 


HISPANIC HERITAGE DAY

The entire Manchester community is invented to join the Manchester Latino Affairs Council (MLAC) in this
celebration of all the different Hispanic cultures in Manchester. 
Join us for food, music, crafts, giveaways, and children's activities.

Dates:

September 28th
(Rain Date: October 5th)
Located at 153, 160, & 163 Spruce Street
At 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
 
 
WRITE OUT LOUD YOUTH OPEN MIC
BE A SUPERSTAR in a safe space environment as you engage in an uplifting experience centered on youth voice through poetry, song, music, rap and dance. Come take part in youth-led poetry and hip-hop dance workshops and then close your night with performing and/or cheering on others who display their talent and creativity in front of a supportive audience!


Dates:

October 25th
November 29th
Located at 153 Spruce Street 

At 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Free Gardening Seminars
Wednesday evenings, 6-7 PM. All classes are held at the Spruce Street Community Garden.

August 28: Best Lawn With No Chemicals
Fall is the best time to build your healthy lawn with soil conditioning, best seeds, and low maintenance for the future! 

September 18: Putting the Gardens to Bed
Preparing for winter to bring spring success is not hard, just some thought. Learn how, hands on. Clean-up, pruning, composting, mulching and more!

October 18: Planting Garlic
Garlic is planted in the cold of fall and harvested in the heat of July. This winter crop is easy and valuable.