Tuesday, May 10, 2022
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  National Substance Use Prevention Week
May 8 – May 14 is National Substance Use Prevention Week National Prevention Week brings together communities to raise awareness about the importance of substance use prevention & positive mental health. The Change Collaborative is hosting 3 events: Tuesday May 10th – The Power of YOU(TH): Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) wants to prepare youth to resist peer pressure & empower them to encourage friends to make the right choices. This event will be held virtually starting at 6:30PM. Thursday May 12th – Prevention Walk: Join us for our 2nd Annual Prevention Walk. We’ll be walking from the front office of Manchester High School to the Manchester Youth Service Bureau, where there will be music, free food, giveaways, as well as prizes for the first 30 participants. 2:30-3:45PM. Saturday May 14th – Hidden in Plain Sight: Parents and caregivers can attend an interactive workshop that teaches participants how to start conversations with teens about substance use and how to spot drug paraphernalia and substance misuse. This event is for adults only and will be held at the Youth Service Bureau from 10am-12pm. For more information contact Samantha Bell at sbell@manchesterct.gov or call (860) 647-5260.

Board of Directors’ Regular Meeting Cancelled
Board of Director's Regular meeting has been cancelled. Next meeting is scheduled for June 7, 2022.

9:00am [9:00am] Squire Village Mobile Foodshare
Alternate Tuesdays. Please arrive early to be in line for 9am as the truck leaves promptly at 9:30am. Open to the public; Bring a sturdy grocery bag! This program is made possible by Foodshare and Winn Residential - Resident Service Program. For more information call 860-646-1280. https://secure3.convio.net/fdshr/site/DocServer/2021_Mobile_Foodshare_Calendar.pdf?docID=10784

3:00pm [3:10pm] Yoga Class for Teens
Grades 6 to 12 Hosted by Blissful by Melissa. Please bring a yoga mat or a beach towel. No registration required. For more information: 860-645-0821

6:00pm [6:30pm] Manchester Women’s Club Meeting
We are looking for women who want a chance to help the community while making new friends. Join the Manchester Women’s Club at our 2nd Tuesday of the month meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Manchester High School. We do a wide variety of volunteer activities to help others in the community, such as Little Free Libraries for children, projects for Vets and MACC, as well as social activities to get to know each other. We have speakers come in from the community and work on current projects. We would love to have you check us out and get your ideas and help! For more information: manchesterctwomensclub@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/manchesterwomensclub

[6:30pm] VFW Meeting
VFW Meeting is the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm at the Army Navy club with the exception of no meetings during the months of July and August.