Manchester

Manchester, Massachusetts 01944

4th Annual - Run the Heater 5K

Kids will race in Manchester for the 'Run the Heater' Race!

The 4th Annual - Run the Heater 5K usually starts and ends at Singing Beach but due to anticipated construction at Singing Beach this fall, we will be using a revised route this year. The Heater is the traditional route that early citizens of Manchester used to warm up their horses. This 3.1 mile route celebrates this Manchester tradition, and brings you through and around the heart of Downtown Manchester.  Kids will run a separate race on the beach with medal to be given every particitipant.  Other fun activities will include facepainting, live music and a fun family atmosphere.

When: 
Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 9-11am
When: 
Race starts at 9:15 am
When: 
Kids Fun Run at 10:15 am

Live Clue Game for Teens

Teens are invited to the Newburyport Public Library for a session of live CLUE!

Teens are invited to the Manchester Public Library for a night of mystery and fun! Was it Mrs. Peacock with the candlestick? Or was it Colonel Mustard in the Reading Room? To celebrate Teen Read Week’s 2013 theme of “Seek the Unknown”, we will be enjoying a LIVE version of the board game “Clue.”

When: 
Friday, October 25, 2013 5pm

Moon Party!

Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night at the Manchester Public Library!

Come to the Manchester Public Library for a fun evening of celestial observation for International Observe the Moon Night! Join us as we use high gear binoculars and tripods from NASA, telescopes provided by Chuck and Joan Houghton, who will be here to keep this exciting night a part of our fall traditions. Now in its third year, Moon Observation Night is a highlight of the Fall at the Library. 

When: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 6:30pm

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.

When: 
Tuesday, April 8, 2013 at 7 p.m.
Location: 
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. 

When: 
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

When: 
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.

When: 
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!

When: 
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!

05.22.2013
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