Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Public Access

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  Invertebrate Week Programs
Celebrate Invertebrates at the Lutz Museum! $10 with advanced registration, $12 at the door. Call 860-643-0949 to register - Ladybug Tea - Join us for Tea and Cookies and Ladybugs! Learn about these neat insects and do a fun craft. Grades: PK, June 17, 2022; 10:00am - 10:30am - Squid Dissection - Get a chance to find out what’s in a squid during this hands on class. Thanks to City Fish for donating the squid! Grades: 4-6, June 25, 2022; 2:00pm - 3:00pm - Are you smarter than an octopus? Cephalopods are super smart! Come learn about these amazing animals and what they can do. Grades: 3-5, June 22, 2022; 3:00pm - 3:45pm - Who Would Win? Ultimate Bug Rumble- Join a Lutz Educator for a invertebrate face off! Can you guess who will be the champion? Grades: 3-5, June 19, 2022; 3:00pm - 3:45pm

3:00pm [3:00pm] Adult Summer Reading Kick-Off Party
Wednesday June 22nd, 2022 3-4:30PM Adult Summer Reading Kick-Off Party Manchester Public Library Adult summer reading technically starts Tuesday June 21st, 2022, but we're going to have a kick-off party to celebrate on Wednesday June 22nd, 2022! Join us for ice cream from Center Scoop Ice Cream, lawn games, music, photo booth with fun construction props, peg people craft, adult summer reading registration and t-shirt distribution (you can register and collect t-shirts starting Tuesday), and more! No registration required for this free event for adults. http://library.townofmanchester.org

[4:30pm] Spruce Street Farmers Market
The Spruce Street Farmers Market will run Wednesdays, 6/1-8/31, 4:30-7:30 on Market Field, 153 Spruce Street. The Northwest Park Farmers Market will run Wednesdays, 9/7- 10/26, 4:30-7:30 at Northwest park, 448 Tolland Turnpike. Both markets feature Connecticut farms, prepared food vendors, and artisans. Both accept SNAP/EBT and double the value of SNAP purchases. Spend $10.00 using your EBT card, receive an additional $10.00 to spend on fresh produce. New for 2022: POP (Power of Produce) Kids' Club. Each child will receive a free $2.00 POP Bucks coupon weekly to be redeemed for fresh produce. Please contact Cynde at cacanto@manchesterct.gov with questions.

[6:00pm] Middle School Nights
Middle School Nights Each Wednesday in June 2022 6 to 8 PM Grades 6 to 8 Manchester Public Library Drop into our middle school nights to play a variety of computer and video games with other middle schoolers!

[6:30pm] Library Program for Adults: CT Wineries
Manchester Public Library presents Connecticut Wineries with “The Nutmeg Nose” Take a virtual ride through Connecticut’s wine country and learn about our state’s 40+ wineries. Our wine guide is Michelle Griffis, an enthusiast of Connecticut’s wineries, nicknamed by friends as “The Nutmeg Nose.” Michelle will discuss the array of fantastic, award-winning wineries here in our state. She will also share dining options which include vineyards with on-site cafes, food trucks, and BYO picnic options. Whether you like a dry rose’, a crisp white, or a hearty red, our state offers a wine for your palette. With beautiful scenery, daily tastings, and live music, Connecticut wineries make great destinations. Registration is required for this event, call the library at 860-645-0821 to reserve your spot. Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 6:30PM Whiton Branch Library, 100 North Main Street

[7:00pm] Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting
The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a meeting at 7:00 P.M., both virtually and in person in the Lincoln Center Hearing Room, 494 Main Street. Public hearing notices, agendas, meeting packets, actions and minutes can be found at: http://planning1.townofmanchester.org/index.cfm/boards-and-commissions/planning-zoning-commission-inland-wetlands-agency-aquifer-protection-agency/ To request Zoom login information to attend virtually, fill out the form at https://manct.us/7 For more information, contact the Planning Department: 860-647-3044 or pzccomments@manchesterct.gov