March 9 Soroptimist International of Greater Hartford’s annual Soup Tasting Party is Sunday, March 9, at the Army Navy Club, 1090 Main Street in Manchester, starting at 1:00 P.M. Music will be provided by the Manchester High School Jazz Ensemble. Food and cash donations for MACC Charities will be accepted at the door. For more information call (860) 533 0227.
March 15 & 16 Ministries of Love and Hope, 73 Church Street in Enfield, will be hosting a Compassion Explosion Outreach the weekend of March 15 & 16. The event will help teach people, especially our youth, how to be strong, compassionate leaders in and outside the church and to promote spiritual growth and strong family values through knowing Jesus. The aim is to encourage the broken hearted, to give hope to the hopeless and strength to the weak in our community. The first session will be Saturday morning, March 15, from 9:00 to 11:30 A.M., followed by the second session from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. The third session will be Sunday Morning, March 16, from 10:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call (860) 741-2455 or visit www.MinOfLoveAndHope.com
March 16 Union Congregational Church, 3 Elm Street in Rockville, is continuing its tradition of hosting the area adult choir festival concert on Sunday, March 16, at 7:00 P.M. Hear the massed choirs from 8 area churches, consisting of about 70 participants, in a concert of sacred music. The concert is free and open to the public. A freewill offering will be collected. For more information, call (860) 875-2559.
March 22 The Iron Sharpens Iron Men’s Equipping Conference is coming to Hartford on March 22. Featured speakers include former NFL QB Jeff Kemp and speaker Rick Rigsby. Find more information and register online at www.IronSharpensIron.net