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Meriden, CT
- community calendar -
(July 1999)

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July 1, 1999

Fourth of July Fireworks Display

The City of Meriden displays its firework show on
Thursday, July 1st at Hubbard Park in conjunction with
the Summer Sounds '99 Concert Series.

The festivities get underway at 5:30pm with a performance by
'Sean, Kelley and Wayne' and then 'Hail Bopp Jazz Quartet' at 6:45pm.
The Meriden Symphony Orchestra will take the bandshell stage at 8:00pm
to be immediately followed by the fireworks display (approx 9:15pm).
The rain date for this event is Friday, July 2nd.
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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daily - July 1999

1999 Outdoor Public Swim Program

All interested participants possessing a valid 1999 swim tag,
(obtainable at the Meriden Parks and Recreation Department office),
may use the Hubbard Park pool during the following daily schedule:

                    12:00 - 5:30 pm          Open Swim
                     5:45 - 6:45 pm          Family Swim
                     6:45 - 7:45 pm          Adult Swim

* Please note: pool open through August 29, 1999
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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opportunities - July 1999

Swim Lessons

Free swim lessons for children ages 4 and older are held
Monday - Friday from 6/28 thru 7/9 and from 7/12 thru 7/23/99.
Registrations are held at the Hubbard Park pool (10AM) 6/26 and 7/10.
Children must have: valid 1999 pool pass, bathing suit and towel to register.
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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July - August 13, 1999

1999 Summer Playground Program

Operating at Washington Park, Ceppa Field and Habershon Park;
children ages 6-14 are welcomed to experience fun-filled days of
games, activities, crafts and field trips. Playgrounds will be open
Monday - Friday from 8:30AM to 3:00PM. There is no cost (except field trips)
and registrations can be done at the playground sites. Be happy!
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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read during July, 1999

Library Satellite Branches

Spend your summer in the 'branches'!
Meriden Public Library's Satellite Branches, that is.
Visit us during the summer and check out some great summer reading:
(children and adult books, weekly activities,
special programs, story times and more)

Mondays and Wednesdays
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Tuesdays and Thursdays
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

For more information, please call 238-2344, ext.30

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Wednesdays, July 1999

Summer Fun Runs

Starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Platt High School, Bob Parker shall direct
the city's 5K runs free and open to all ages (right through August 18th)!

Results from the weekly races will be kept. At the conclusion of the
program, T-shirts will be awarded to the top age-group finishers.

On days involving inclement weather, participants are asked to call the
Parks and Recreation Department Activity Line at 630-4279 for the run
status and possible make-up dates and times. For more info, please call:
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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*Week Nights, July 1999

Summer Sounds '99 Concert Series

Great musical entertainment at the James J. Barry Bandshell, Hubbard Park!

 Thurs, July 1  (6-7:30)     Sean, Kelley and Wayne  [Harmony]
        "   "   (8-fwrks)    Meriden Symphony Orchestra
 Thurs, July 8  (6:30-8:30)  Key West Trio  [Jimmy Buffet tribute] 
 Tues,  July 13 (7-8:30)     Christine Ohlman and Rebel Montez  [Blues]
 Thurs, July 15 (6-7:15)     The Gonkus Brothers  [Bluegrass and Irish Folk]
        "   "   (7:30-8:45)  The Motel Preachers  [Country] 
 Wed,   July 21 (6:30-8:30)  City Lights Jazz Orchestra  
 Wed,   July 28 (7-8:30)     Tequila  [Mexican and Latin American]
 Thurs  July 29 (6:30-8:30)  'A Touch of Broadway'
                             -Presented by the Castle Craig Players-

All shows are free to the public - refreshments available for purchase.
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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July 18, 1999

32nd Annual Puerto Rican Cultural Festival

The public is invited to experience Puerto Rican
food, music and activities on Sunday from 12-8pm.
Rain date for this Hubbard Park event is July 25th.
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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specials - July, 1999

Sports Activities

The Parks and Recreation Department office has
information and registration forms for the following:

Hot Shot Basketball Camp
Revolutionary Soccer Camp
Summer Dance Camp
Tennis Lessons
Skyhawks Flag Football Camp
Giuffrida Park Nature Camp
1999 Connecticut Open Invitational Tennis Tournamnet

Please come to the office or simply call us!
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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July 21, 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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July 26 - August 6, 1999

1999 Tennis Lessons

The Meriden Parks and Recreation Department is providing
tennis lessons for students ages 7-14.

All classes are group lessons with an emphasis on individual attention.
Course fee is $40 per student - you must bring your own racket.
(Registration deadline is July 16, 1999)

Class A: ages 7-10 from 9:45 - 11:30 a.m.
Class B: ages 11-14 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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