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Meriden, CT
- community calendar -
(August 1999)

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daily - August 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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August 1 thru 6, 1999

1999 Tennis Lessons

The Meriden Parks and Recreation Department continues to provide
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 was 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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August 1 - 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 August, 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.

NOTE: final day is August 23, 1999 as school begins next week!
For more information, please call 238-2344, ext.30

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Wednesdays, *August 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, August 1999

Summer Sounds '99 Concert Series

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

    Tues,  August 3  (7-8:30)    Walt Solek Polka Band  
    Thurs, August 5  (6:30-8:30) Shakedown  [Grateful Dead tribute] 
    Wed,   August 11 (7-8:30)    Party Line  [R+B and more]
    Sun,   August 15 (12-8:00)   Latino Music  [PR Family Day Fest]
    Wed,   August 18 (7-8:30)    Eight to the Bar  [Contemporary]
    Thurs, August 19 (7-8:30)    All-Star Dyn-o-mite Disco Review
    Wed,   August 25 (6:30-8:00) Riders on the Storm  [Doors tribute]

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

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August 11 and 25, 1999

Castle Craig Night Viewing

Don't miss this exciting opportunity to see Meriden
and the surrounding area 'under the lights.'
Castle Craig will be open for night viewing
on both August 11th and 25th from 7:30-9pm!
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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August 22, 1999

Puerto Rican Family Day Festival

NOTE: August 15 plans are delayed by rain
Puerto Rican food, music, and culture will be on display
at the Puerto Rican Family Day Festival at Hubbard Park
on Sunday the 15th from 1-8pm. Rain date: August 22nd!
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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August 16-20, 23-27, 1999

Giuffrida Park Nature Camp

Youths ages 6-14 are invited to come learn
outdoor skills at Giuffrida Park Nature Camp.
Session 1 runs from August 16th - August 20th from 9am-12pm.
Session 2 runs from August 23rd - August 27th from 9am-12pm!
The camp is free, but interested participants must register at
the Parks and Recreation Department office before August 13th.
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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specials - August, 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
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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August 18, 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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August 24, 1999

2nd Annual Hubbard Park Cruise Night

Want to see some of the area's best vintage automobiles?
Then come to the Hubbard Park Cruise Night on Tuesday!
Food, DJ, classic cars and other surprises will be in the
bandshell area 5-8:30pm. First 150 entrants get dash plaques.
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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