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Meriden, CT
- community calendar -
(January 2003)

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place in my home town ... the Silver City of the Nutmeg / Constitution State.
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through, January 5, 2003

Festival of Silver Lights

You're welcome to cruise around Hubbard Park at any hour
to enjoy this special feature through Sunday the 5th.
Yes, the display is lit 24 hours a day throughout this month,
and the park proper is open 24 hours daily as well!
There are 28 new figures this year, boosting the total
number to over 230. New figures include snowflakes,
squirrels, daffodils, deer, and the replica downtown
traffic tower. Total number of lights is over 400,000.
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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almost daily, January 2003

Indoor Swim Program

Maloney High School's pool will be open for public swim:

Monday, Wednesdays, Thursdays: 6:30-7:45pm
Saturdays and Sundays: 12:00-3:45pm

(closed holidays / snow days unless otherwise noted)

Daily updates are availabe on the Parks and Recreation
Department Activity Phone Line (203) 630-4279.
You must possess a valid 2003 tag - cost is $1.00 for
children ages 17 and under and $5.00 for adults.
Potential recipients must come in-person and bring
proof of Meriden residency to receive a pass at the
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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most, Mondays - Thursdays, January 2003

Meriden Men's Basketball League

You're welcome to come watch some exciting local competition:

             DATE    TIME     SITE    HOME           VISITOR

             1/2     7:00pm   YMCA    JJ Ferry       TI Automotive
             1/2     8:00pm   YMCA    Recruiters     Brown Jug

             1/6     7:00pm   WASH    Times Micro    21st Foods
             1/6     8:00pm   WASH    Untouchables   SC All Stars

             1/7     7:00pm   WASH    R & M          Tommy Tape/VB
             1/7     8:00pm   WASH    And 1          Garry Owens
             1/8     7:00pm   LINC    Hairy's        Peoples Press
             1/8     8:00pm   LINC    Giacco/Fortes  TI Automotive

             1/9     7:00pm   YMCA    Recruiters     21st Foods
             1/9     8:00pm   YMCA    Brown Jug      Tommy Tape/VB

             1/13    7:00pm   WASH    Times Micro    SC All Stars
             1/13    8:00pm   WASH    JJ Ferry       Peoples Press
             1/14    7:00pm   WASH    R & M          Hairy's
             1/14    8:00pm   WASH    And 1          Untouchables
             1/15    7:00pm   LINC    Giacco/Fortes  Tommy Tape/VB
             1/15    8:00pm   LINC    Garry Owens    21st Foods
             1/16    7:00pm   YMCA    Brown Jug      Peoples Press
             1/16    8:00pm   YMCA    TI Automotive  Hairy's

             1/21    7:00pm   WASH    JJ Ferry       SC All Stars
             1/21    8:00pm   WASH    R & M          And 1

             1/22    7:00pm   LINC    Recruiters     Tommy Tape/VB
             1/22    8:00pm   LINC    Times Micro    Peoples Press

             1/23    7:00pm   YMCA    Garry Owens    Untouchables
             1/23    8:00pm   YMCA    Giacco/FPRTES  21st Foods

             1/27    7:00pm   WASH    JJ Ferry       Hairy's
             1/27    8:00pm   WASH    Brown Jug      TI Automotive
             1/28    7:00pm   WASH    Recruiters     And 1
             1/28    8:00pm   WASH    R & M          SC All Stars
             1/29    7:00pm   LINC    Brown Jug      21st Foods
             1/29    8:00pm   LINC    Untouchables   Tommy Tape/VB

             1/30    7:00pm   YMCA    Peoples Press  Garry Owens	        
             1/30    8:00pm   YMCA    Times Micro    Hairy's

             LINC = Lincoln Middle School,     164 Centennial Avenue
             WASH = Washington Middle School, 1225 North Broad Street
             YMCA = Y.M.C.A.,                  110 West Main Street

... there's no charge to cheer on your favorite team!
(schedule is subject to changes - verify at 630-4279)
[games played through March 11, 2003; post season TBA]
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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Tuesdays, January 2003

Co-Ed Adult Volleyball Program

Organized recreational volleyball games for adults ages 18 and
older take place at Lincoln Middle School from 6:00 - 9:00PM.
The program runs through April 8, 2003, except on
school holidays and snow days. A one-time $20.00
registration fee can be paid at the program or the
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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special dates, January 2003

League Registrations

Sure, we're having a snowy winter, however,
organized spring league activities are just
around the corner ... so it's time to register:

   League               Location             Date              Time
   Meriden Girls        Israel Putnam ES     1/9, 1/10, 1/13   6:00-8:00PM
      Softball League
   Jack Barry LL        Nathan Hale ES       1/22 and 1/23     6:30-8:00PM
   Ed Walsh LL          Maloney HS           1/21 - 1/23       6:00-8:00PM
   Meriden Youth        sign-up online at:
      Travel Baseball      www.mytb.n3.net

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

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Saturday, January 11, 2003

CRPA 'Hot Shot' Competition

The City of Meriden and the Meriden Boys &er; Girls Club
invite children ages 9-15 to participate in the local
contest of the statewide challenge at the Boys &er Girls Club.
The following indicates age group registration and start times:

              Age       Registration       Competition
              9-10         2:30PM            2:45PM
             11-12         3:15PM            3:30PM
             13-15         4:00PM            4:15PM

Contestants score points by making baskets from different
spots on the gym floor in a set amount of time. Winners
will advance to the county championship in Waterbury
and possibly the state championships in New Britain.
For more information, please call (203) 235-8185 or
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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Sunday, January 19, 2003

Bernie Jurale Memorial Tradition Run

This is the 34th annual event taking place at Hubbard Park.
Registration begins at 9:30AM in the Parks Division maintenance
facility with the 'run' to follow at 10:30AM. Walkers, joggers
and runners of all ages and abilities are invited to test their
skills against the 5K course that begins in the park proper and
climbs an elevation of approximately 700 feet to its finish at
Castle Craig. All persons finishing the course will receive a
certificate and special gift. There is no entry fee, and
refreshments will be available throughout the morning.
Come enjoy Meriden's premier running event!
Meriden Parks and Recreation, 460 Liberty St, 630-4259

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