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Winter Fun Week 2013

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Celebrate the Season Downtown During Winter Fun Week: Friday, February 1 through Sunday, February 10


The Mansfield Downtown Partnership, the Town of Mansfield Parks and Recreation Department, and Storrs Center master developer LeylandAlliance are pleased to announce Winter Fun Week, which will take place Friday, February 1 through Sunday, February 10.  This program highlights a wide range of activities and events taking place in the Mansfield downtown area.  A full schedule of events features everything from arts to sports, from scholarly talks to wintery walks!  There are events for children, adults, families, and students.  Some are free, some require tickets, and all are fun!


Events planned during Winter Fun Week will appeal to all ages and interests.  The week starts on Friday, February 1 with a Martial Arts Open House at Villari’s Martial Arts from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm and culminates on Sunday, February 10 with a benefit concert for the Mansfield Community Playground by Take Note! at Storrs Congregational Church at 3:00 pm.  In between, there are art talks, a book launch, musical performances, high school and college sports events, ice skating, and the E. O. Smith High School Drama Club’s spring musical, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.


Full events listings for each day and other information are available on the Mansfield Downtown Partnership’s website (www.mansfieldct.org/mdp, please see the “Events” tab).  Brochures are available at various Storrs Center businesses as well as at the Mansfield Community Center, Mansfield Public Library, and Town Hall.  Events may continue to be added, so residents are encouraged to check the website frequently for the most up-to-date information.


Visitors to Storrs Center may park in the Storrs Center parking garage.  The first two hours in the garage are free; additional time is one dollar per hour.  The garage is located on Royce Circle, which intersects with Dog Lane.  Parking in the Dog Lane lot (located just past Husky Pizza) is also free, with a two hour limit.


For information about Winter Fun Week, please contact the Mansfield Downtown Partnership (mdp@mansfieldct.org or 860.429.2740) or visit www.mansfieldct.org/mdp.  For more information about Storrs Center, please visit www.storrscenter.com.  

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