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Meriden, CT
- community calendar -
(August 2003)

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place in my home town ... the Silver City of the Nutmeg / Constitution State.
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daily, August thru October 2003

Castle Craig

Everyone is welcome to experience some great views
from atop East Peak. The road from Hubbard Park
leading to the infamous castle / local landmark
is accessible between the hours of 10am - 4:45pm.
However, it will be closed on inclement weather days.
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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daily, August 2003

Meriden Skatepark

Located at the corner of Coe Avenue and Hamilton Street.
The facility's hours of operation are as follows:

School Days ... 2:00pm - Dusk
Non-School Days ... 10:00am - Dusk

(closed for the holiday 8/31 and 9/1)

Please wear protective equipment / be safe!
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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daily, August 2003

Outdoor Public Swim Program

The Hubbard Park pool's daily schedule is as follows:

12:00 - 6:30PM === Open Swim
6:45 - 7:45PM === Adult Swim


All interested participants must possess a valid 2003 pool pass.
Passess cost $5.00 for adults and $1.00 for children 17 and under.
To receive a pass, you must arrive in-person and bring proof of
Meriden residency, along with appropriate payment(s) to our office:
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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month of, August 2003

'Treasure In Our Backyard' Exhibit

Photographs by Meriden artist Lynn Fisher are the subject of this
special display at the Meriden Public Library. All of the pictures
in the show were taken right here in the Silver City and show the
artistís interest in the beauty of nature that surrounds us everyday.

The exhibit may be viewed during the libraryís regular hours:
Monday through Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Thursday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
... all part of the library's year-long centennial celebration!
For further information, contact comsvc@hotmail.com or call
Meriden Public Library, 105 Miller Street, (203) 630-6349

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ends, August 8th, 2003

Summer Playground Program

Locations: Ceppa Field, Habershon Park AND Baldwin Pond.
Children ages 6-13 are invited to experience fun-filled
days of games, activities, crafts, and field trips.
The playgrounds are open from 8:30AM - 3:00PM.
There is no cost except for field trips. Interested
participants can register at the 3 sites when in session.
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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thru, August 15, 2003

Library Branch Locations / Summer Hours

John Barry School, 124 Columbia Street - Mon + Wed 10am-1pm
Hanover School, 208 Main St, So. Meriden - Tue + Thurs 10am-1pm
Boys and Girls Club, 15 Lincoln Street - Mon thru Fri 1:30-3:30pm
For further information, contact comsvc@hotmail.com or call
Meriden Public Library, 105 Miller Street, (203) 630-6349

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daily thru, August 25, 2003

Lions Club Waterpark

Looking for a quick way to cool off this summer?
Come to City Park on Franklin St / Park Ave:
Mondays - Saturdays ... 11am to 2pm
Sundays ... 2 to 5pm

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

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Wednesday, August 6, 2003

Summer Sounds 2003

Be entertained at Hubbard Park's James J. Barry bandshell:
    Eight to the Bar (Swing)  (7:00-8:30PM)
The series finale featuring the big band classics
of the John Oblon Swing Band takes place
on a date to be determined in September.

Refreshments will be available at the shows.
Please bring lawn chairs and/or blankets.
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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Wednesdays, August 6th and 13th, 2003

2003 Summer Fun Runs

The free runs get underway starting 6:30pm at the Platt High School track
and feature a 3/4 mile race for children and a 5k race for adults.
Refreshments and prizes will be available - on your mark, get ready!
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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closed, August 30 - September 1, 2003

Meriden Public Library Hours

The library will be closed for the Labor Day holiday period
from Saturday, August 30th through Monday, September 1st.
The library will reopen for business on Tuesday, September 2.

Normally, the public is welcome to visit / use the library:

Monday through Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Thursday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


For further information, contact comsvc@hotmail.com or call
Meriden Public Library, 105 Miller Street, (203) 630-6349

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