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Main Street Matters May 30, 2018

Main Street Matters May 30, 2018
The mission of First Town Downtown is to position and promote Windsor Center as a premier New England town center that protects and utilizes its proud heritage as the basis for developing vibrant recreational, economic and cultural activity.

Become a member of First Town Downtown and be a part of the growth of Windsor's downtown area and Windsor as a whole!


First Town Downtown Annual Meeting
First Town Downtown will hold its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 6, at 5:00 pm, at the Windsor Chamber of Commerce, located at 261 Broad Street. Refreshments will be served. We will provide First Town Downtown updates. First Town Downtown members will vote on the proposed 2018-2019 Board of Directors slate.

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Farmer's Market Is Starting Soon!
The Farmer's Market will be held Thursday afternoons from June 28th through October 18 at 240 Broad Street from 3:30 to 6:30 PM.

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2018 Summer Concert Series Schedule
Concerts are held on the Town Green from July 28th through August 23 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm

June 28 - Blue Sky sponsored by Joyce and Dick Armstrong

July 5 - Rock Solid Alibi sponsored by Day Hill Dental

July 12 - Gene Donaldson & The Stingrays sponsored by Century 21 All Points Realty

July 19 - BUS13 sponsored by Windsor Independent Living Association

July 26 - Still Kickin' with the Big City Horns sponsored by Windsor Federal Savings

August 2 - Personal Touch sponsored by Sharon Rispoli/Berkshire Hathaway & Don Trinks/Bart's Beanery (First Town Downtown presents a "Taste of Summer"

August 9 - Farmington Valley Band sponsored by Carmon Community Funeral Homes & The Carmon Family

August 16th - Nekita Waller Band sponsored by VOYA

August 23 - Steve Lipman sponsored by Kimberly Hall and Dr. Roberta Garceau

Concert Night Reminders:

. Concert rain dates are the following Tuesday
.Bring a food item for Windsor Fuel & Food Bank
.Enjoy a pre-concert dinner at a Windsor restaurant
.Shop and eat at the local Farmer's Market from 3:30 - 6:30
.On August 2, join us for a "Taste of Summer"


First Town Downtown Member Visit - The Bean 226
First Town Downtown Member, Mel Madigan, Owner of The Bean 226, “We serve coffee because adulting is hard. We are creating an environment where everyone is welcome. I’m bringing a West Coast feel of the little café coffee shop to the East Coast. This has been a dream of mine for 20 years. It has come together and it’s a dream come true! The town of Windsor has been amazing! There is such a community feel. I feel like I have found the gem of Connecticut.”

“We have a Poetry series, monthly coffee mug paint nights and local author book signings. We also rotate local artists’ works at The Bean 226. You can buy paintings, jewelry, greeting cards and of course breakfast and lunch!”

“I want to get involved in fund-raisers. I will be selling t-shirts with $5 from each shirt sold will be used to donate items to veterinarians and animal shelters depending on their needs. We’ll find out what they need and donate those items.”
You can visit The bean 226 at 226 Broad Street, on Facebook (The Bean 226) or at www.thebean226.com


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Events

May Heritage Brick Installation
May 1 at Brick Patio at Broad & Central Sts
May Heritage Brick Installation
May 4 at Brick Patio at Broad & Central Sts
Main Street Matters Coffee Hour
May 9 at Windsor Station Apartments, 55 Mechanic Street
Windsor Garden Club Garden Mart
May 11 at Windsor Town Green (behind the Eagle Monument)
Farmers' Market
Thursdays till Oct 18 at Maple and Broad St
Summer Concert: Gene Donaldson
Jun 27 at Town Green
Farmers' Market
Thursdays till Oct 18 at Maple and Broad St
Summer Concert: Steve Lipman
Jul 4 at Town Green
Farmers' Market
Thursdays till Oct 18 at Maple and Broad St
Summer Concert: BUS13
Jul 11 at Town Green
Farmers' Market
Thursdays till Oct 18 at Maple and Broad St
Summer Concert: Off The Record
Jul 18 at Town Green
Farmers' Market
Thursdays till Oct 18 at Maple and Broad St
Summer Concert: Army Band
Jul 25 at Town Green
Farmers' Market
Thursdays till Oct 18 at Maple and Broad St
Farmers' Market
Thursdays till Oct 18 at Maple and Broad St
Summer Concert: Blue Skies
Aug 8 at Town Green
Farmers' Market
Thursdays till Oct 18 at Maple and Broad St
Summer Concert: Big City Horns
Aug 15 at Town Green