Manchester, Massachusetts 01944

Dreamwriters Workshop

Teens and adults are invited to the Manchester Public Library to take part in writing exercises together with leader, Sara Collins. Bring in works in progress such as poetry, short stories, etc., to share. Please register. You may attend one or both workshops.

Friday, July 18, 2014 10:30-11:30am
Thursday, August 21, 2014 3-4pm

Curiosity Companions - Young Families Club

Explore the Coolidge Point Reservation with the Trustees of Reservations!

Curiosity companions explore Bungalow Hill, Clarke's Pond, and Ocean Lawn discovering the wonders of nature-with all senses. This program is for young children accompanied by their favorite adult, who are guided around the Coolidge Estate by a trained 'Curiosity Companion'.

Thursdays, July 10 - August 7, 2014 11am - Noon

Summer at Brookwood

Brookwood School Summer Camp 2014 Manchester MA

Summer at Brookwood is a coeducational summer camp for students entering Pre-Kindergarten through grade nine. Summer at Brookwood creates a fun and supportive environment in which students thrive in athletics, enrichment and the arts. Kids develop friendships, the body, the mind and the imagination.

Fireworks & Concert at Singing Beach

Manchester's Fireworks display is launched from a barge moored off Singing Beach

On Thursday, July 3rd there will be a special 4th of July Concert at Singing Beach.  This free holiday concert will run from 7:15-9:15 p.m., so grab your picnic blankets or lawn chairs and come on down. Immediately following the concert, stick around for the fireworks show launched from a  barge just off of the beach!

Sunday, July 6, 2014 from 7:15-9:15 p.m
Singing Beach

Red, White & Blue Pancake Breakfast

Pancake Breakfast at Tuck's Point Manchester Ma for Families

The Annual Red, White & Blue Pancake Breakfast at Tuck's Point will feature live music, pony rides, a great breakfast and more at the beautiful seaside setting of Tuck's Point! The Manchester-Essex Rotary Club invites families to enjoy pancakes topped with strawberries, blueberries, and whipped cream, scrambled eggs, bacon, home fries, coffee, milk, and juice! Live Dixieland music and free pony rides will excite and entertain the kids! Proceeds support the Club's scholarship program and community service projects in Manchester and Essex.

Saturday, June 28, 2014 from 7-11 a.m
Tuck's Point

An Evening with the Herons

The largest heronry in Massachusetts is just off of Coolidge Point in Manchester

The evening flight of herons, egrets, and ibises as they return to their night roost is an amazing spectacle to watch, especially when they are returning into the largest heronry in Massachusetts, just off the coast of Coolidge Point. Bring your dinner and enjoy the aerial drama of the life-and-death struggle in the colony.

Thursday, June 19, 2014 6-8pm

Teen CSI at MPL

Tweens and Teens are invited to MPL to learn about CSI skills!

The Manchester Public Library invites tweens and teens to engage in the mystery and science of a CSI Forensics Lab. Join the Think Tank detectives and learn how to use fingerprinting techiques and modern DNA science to investigate crime scenes!

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 12:30-2:30pm

Annual Touch a Truck in Manchester

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Manchester Public Library welcomes families to the annual night of fire trucks, police cars, dump trucks and more. A close up view of Manchester vehicles will be on display and kids can explore the vehicles and get a first hand look at the equipment inside and the meet the people who use it. Event in the parking lot behind Manchester Town Hall.  All ages welcome.

Tuesday, June 24, 5-6 p.m.

Elsa Comes to Life at Manchester Public Library

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Queen Elsa from Disney's Frozen comes to life at Manchester Public Library with Carole Finn Weidman! Children will enjoy a live portrayal of the captivating character, Elsa, from Frozen on Wednesday, June 4th, 2 p.m., in the Children’s Room of the Manchester Public Library.

Be a part of your favorite fairy tale portrayed by actress, Carole Finn-Weidman! Music, story, entertainment to tie in with the popular story. Learn about where the tale began, come in costume if you like! All ages invited, especially for Preschool through 2nd grade!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Manchester Public Library. 

Please register at 978-526-2016 or email at scollins at

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 at 2 p.m.

Family Scuba Diving Talk and Demo

Come learn about scuba diving from a family that dives together!

The Manchester Public Library invites you to come learn about SCUBA diving from a family that scuba dives together! The Houghton family of Manchester will share their experiences diving locally,taking great underwater photos, and what it is like to share this exciting family activity.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 6:30pm
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