Manchester, Massachusetts 01944

Brookwood School Speaker Series: How Children Succeed

Brookwood School Speaker Series Presents Parenting Elementary School Kids.  How

Join us Tuesday, October 8, 2013 as Brookwood School welcomes Paul Tough, author of the New York Times best-selling book How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character. Click for tickets: Paul Tough, October 8, 2013.

Tough will discuss cutting edge research that shows character, not intelligence, may be the most important attribute when it comes to children finding success in school and in life. The program, part of Brookwood’s 4 to 14 Speaker Series: Parenting Elementary School Kids, begins at 7 p.m. and will be followed by a book sale and signing.

Tuesday, April 8, 2013 at 7 p.m.
Brookwood School

Learn Strategies for Receiving More Aid and Lowering Your College Bill

Manchester Athletic Club & College Funding Advisors, Inc. host a seminar to teac

You PLAN in advance; you UNDERSTAND the financial aid process; you ACT early enough to be successful. Financial Aid goes to the families who plan in advance - ideally before December 31st of the child’s sophomore year of high school. This course will teach you the concepts and strategies that will help you maximize your financial aid by understanding the process, and how implementing strategies may increase a family’s eligibility even if you have a “high income” or own a business. The greatest amount of financial aid goes to the families who act in the years before college. 

On Thursday, September 26th, 2013 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Cupcake Decorating Workshop at MPL

Kids can decorate their own delicious cupcake at the Manchester Public Library!

The  Manchester Public Library invites kids in grades k-5 to a cupcake decorating session for the early release day from school! Come join Kyle Theriault of the Ipswich Bay Cupcake Co. for a fun afternoon treat that you can create on your own!

Space is limited. Please call to register - 978.526.2016

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 2PM

Curiosity Companions

Kids can explore the Coolidge Reservation with their favorite adult!

Curiosity companions explore the woodlands of Bungalow Hill, Clarke's Pond, and meadows of Ocean Lawn - discovering the wonders of nature while using all your senses. Song, stories, and puppets included! This program is for young children accompanied by their favorite adult. Learn about the conservationists who provided this community gift. This program is for young children accompanied by their favorite adult. Pre-registration required. Join us for all five sessions Pre-registration required.

Thursdays through August 8, 2013 11am-noon

NSSPI: Summer Street Hockey League

There is nothing more fun in the summer than playing street hockey with all your friends.  This summer, join NSSPI at the Manchester Athletic Club for the opening season of Summer Street Hockey!

This program is designed for kids under 12.

Dads & Donuts at MPL

Calling all dads! bring your kids to MPL for a Saturday morning story!

This is a great opportunity for dads (uncles, grandfathers, cousins or other father figures) to spend time with their kids! Come to the Manchester Public Library with the kids for a storytime focusing on stories about boats!

Saturday, June 8, 2013 10am

MAC: FUNStart Sports Performance Training

Manchester Athletic Club Sports Performance Training for kids

FUNStart Sports Performance Training is designed for kids, ages 4-5 years old. This is a key time to develop speed, coordination, flexibility, balance and mobility. On top of that, kids can gain strength and learn basic movement patterns needed in most every sport. This type of activity is the basis for future athletic development.

This class meets one time per week for 45 min. Each class focuses on fun, but key, athletic movement patterns and sports which will support the development of coordination, strength, speed and flexibility. Most importantly, these kids will build confidence to take along their journey in lots of other ways!


Manchester Memorial Day Parade

In Manchester, legion members and parade participants will assemble Monday at 8:30 a.m. at the Amaral-Bailey Post 113 for a brief seaside service. Wreaths and flowers will be dropped into the harbor in remembrance of those lost at sea. The parade then will move on to the Pleasant Grove Cemetery to salute fallen armed-forces personnel.

Monday, May 25, 2015 8:30am

The Beantown Double Dutch Jumpers

Beantown Jumpers Double Dutch Jump Rope Demonstration Team

The Manchester Public Library Presents: The Beantown Jumpers Double Dutch Team! This demonstration event is a lot of energetic fun for everyone! The team will perform a “Fusion” music presentation and then they will demonstrate the jumping styles necessary for competitions, including speed (2 minutes), compulsory (25 second dance routine) and a free-style (tricks) routine (1 minute).  After the presentation, group participation with the team is encouraged. Audience members will learn how to jump in, turn the ropes and some jump rope tricks!

Saturday, May 18th, 2013 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

MAC April Membership Special Extended to May 5th!

Manchester Athletic Club  April Membership Special - join the MAC for FREE

The generous offer has been extended until May 5th. Get bathing suit ready!

The Manchester Athletic Club has an April Special for Memberships. Join today and the MAC will waive the registration fee - that's a savings of $129!  With convenient locations in Gloucester, Manchester and Rowley, it's easy to workout and get in shape for bathing suit season - which happens to be right around the corner [hint, hint]. Start today and you'll be happy you did this June!

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