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Meriden, CT
- community calendar -
(August 2000)

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This is your opportunity to learn more about the community events that took
place in my home town ... the Silver City of the Nutmeg / Constitution State.
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daily, through August 25, 2000

2000 Outdoor Public Swim Program

It's that time of year again!!!
You must have a valid 2000 swim tag
available at the Parks and Rec office.
Pool's daily schedule is as follows:
12:00-6:30pm ..... Open Swim
6:45-7:45pm ..... Adult Swim
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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Mondays - Fridays, through August 11, 2000

2000 Summer Playground Program

Operating at Washington Park, Ceppa Field and Habershon Park,
children ages 6-14 are invited to experience fun-filled days
of games, activities, crafts, and yes, even field trips!
The playgrounds are open 8:30am - 3:00pm. There's no cost
(except for field trips). Register only at playground sites.
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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Wednesdays, through August 9th, 2000

2000 Summer Fun Runs

These free runs at the Platt High School track get underway
at 6:30pm and feature a 3/4 mile race for children and a
5k race for adults. Refreshments and prizes are available.
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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Thursday, August 3, 2000

Summer Sounds 2000 Concert Series

The music continues with a performance by:
Shakedown from 6:30-8:30pm
... but that's not all for this month ...
Whiskey River Band the 8th from 7-8:30pm;
for the 10th, there are two special groups:
Open Wide starts off from 6-7pm followed by
4Jonny from 7:00-8:30pm; and there's lots more ...
Eight to the Bar on the 16th from 7-8:30pm
Gonkus Brothers and County Line Band the 17th 7-8:30pm
Chico and Friends 7-8:30pm on the 22nd (originally Aug 1)
and finally Riders on the Storm from 7-8:30pm on the 24th!
Shows take place in the James J. Barry Bandshell, Hubbard Park.
Bring your chairs/blankets and come enjoy an entertaining night.
Concerts are free - refreshments will be available for purchase.
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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Saturday, August 5, 2000

Meriden YMCA Car Cruise

You're invited to preview cars pre-dating 1976
displayed at the downtown Municipal Parking Lot!
There'll even be fun things to do for kids and families:
50's, 60's, 70's music with a DJ, dancing, hula hoops,
hacky sacks, food / refreshments, and even raffle prizes.
! (Activities take place in the Y parking lot and facility)
Hope to see ya there 5-9pm; rain date is the 6th 1-5pm.
Meriden YMCA, 110 West Main Street, 235-6386

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Wednesdays, August 9th and 23rd, 2000

Castle Craig Night Viewing

Don't miss this exciting opportunity to see Meriden
and the surrounding area 'under the lights'!
Weather permitting, Castle Craig will be open 7:30-9pm!
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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Sunday, August 13, 2000

33rd Annual Puerto Rican Cultural Festival

Puerto Rican food, music and other cultural aspects
will be on display at Hubbard Park from 1-8pm!
(Rain date for this event is Sunday the 20th)
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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