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Meriden, CT
- community calendar -
(January 1999)

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Weather Permitting

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Skating, Sliding, Skiing

The City of Meriden offers skating at Mirror Lake in Hubbard Park
and sledding plus cross-country skiing at Hunter Memorial Golf Course.
Interested participants are asked to call our activity line for
daily updates on the conditions at the above locations.
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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Every Tuesday, January 1999

Co-Ed Volleyball

Organized pick-up games at
Lincoln Middle School, Meriden
Tuesdays from 6pm - 9pm thru April 13, 1999
(except vacation weeks or inclement weather)
Participants must pay a one-time $20.00 entry fee.
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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Daily Except Tuesdays + Fridays, January 1999

Public Swim at Maloney High School

Participants wearing a valid 1999 swim tag may use the pool on:
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6:30 - 7:45pm
plus Saturdays and Sundays 12:00 - 3:45pm thru June 13, 1999.
Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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Every Wednesday and Thursday, January 1999

Meriden Men's Basketball League

Watch Meriden resident teams (18 and older)
challenge each other at Lincoln Middle School.
Games began December 3 and last through early March.
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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January 9, 1999

[CT Pride, City of Meriden, YMCA, Parks and Rec]
Connecticut Pride 'Hot Shots' Competition

The City of Meriden and the Meriden YMCA invite
children ages 7-15 to participate in the local
Meriden competition of this statewide challenge.

The contest takes place at the Meriden YMCA, 110 West Main Street.
Registration and warm-ups begin at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 9th;
while the actual competition gets under way at 2:00 p.m. that day.

Contestants score points by making baskets from
different spots on the gym floor in a set amount of time.
Winners in the 9-15 years-old divisions will advance to county championships
and possibly the state championship at a Pride game in Hartford.
There is no entry fee to participate; however, you must register before
the contest at the YMCA. For additional info, please call 235-6386 or ...
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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January 20, 1999

Meriden Land Trust

An all-volunteer group consisting of
conservationists, hikers and outdoor enthusiasts
invite you to join them at the City Engineer's office
in city hall as they meet every third Wednesday at 7p.m.

Focusing on protecting the natural habitat of Meriden
including its wetlands, wildlife habitat, trap-rock ridges
trails, farmland, historic, scenic and recreational areas;
collectively, we can all help maintain Meriden's balance
between the rural and urban aspects of the community.
The Meriden Land Trust, P.O. Box 2681, Meriden, CT 06450-2681

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January 24, 1999

[30th Annual Meriden / R-J Traditional Run]
30th Annual Bernie Jurale Memorial Tradition Run

The Tradition Run, a premiere running event presented
by the City of Meriden and the Record-Journal,
has a long history of being a non-competitive event.
Contestants enjoy competing against the challenge of
the Hanging Hills rather than the clock!
The 3.1 mile course begins in Hubbard Park and climbs
an elevation of over 700 feet to finish at Castle Craig.

Registration for the race begins at 9:30am at the
Hubbard Park mainenance facility. The race starts at 10:30am.
There is no fee to enter. Participants receive certificates, patches
and a special 30th anniversary gift. In addtion, several lottery prizes
will be awarded and support services will be offered to the runners.
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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