Stark Park

A stewardship of the Friends of Stark Park


Archived -- Yoga at the Bandstand
Aug
31
5:30 PM17:30

Archived -- Yoga at the Bandstand

Join YogaBalance Yoga Studio for a gentle to moderate level yoga class in beautiful Stark Park! Enjoy stretching, strengthening, movement, stillness, challenge and ease in the beauty and serenity of the park. Prior yoga experience is not required and you do not need to register! Simply bring a mat and a suggested donation of $10.00, which will help the Friends of Stark Park keep the park looking beautiful!

View Event →
Archived -- 2017 Summer Concert Series - Manchester Community Music School
Aug
17
6:00 PM18:00

Archived -- 2017 Summer Concert Series - Manchester Community Music School

Manchester Community Music School was founded in 1983 as the Greater Manchester Center for Arts & Music, located at 79 Dow Street. The school’s roots stemmed from the Egmont Center for the Arts established in 1981 and the Greater Manchester Youth Orchestra established in 1982, housed at 32 Trenton Street (directly across the street from our present location!).

View Event →
Archived -- 2017 Summer Concert Series - Wolverine Jazz Band
Aug
13
2:00 PM14:00

Archived -- 2017 Summer Concert Series - Wolverine Jazz Band

Since 1995 the Wolverine Jazz Band has been entertaining lovers of Traditional Jazz all over Boston and southern New England. In Massachusetts alone, they have raised the roof at the Sherborn Inn, crisped the leaves at sundry Town Green summer concerts, and flaked the varnish on church pews in the Boston suburbs

View Event →
Archived -- 2017 Summer Concert Series - High Range Band
Aug
6
2:00 PM14:00

Archived -- 2017 Summer Concert Series - High Range Band

High Range is an energetic roots/folk/bluegrass group with a long list of rave reviews from national publications.  They highlight original music with a mix of cover songs on guitar, upright bass, mandolin, fiddle, banjo and drums.  Their song, “Leave This All Behind”  (Kneeland/Jones) hit #1 on Music Choice for the week of July 18 – July 24, 2004.

View Event →
Archived -- 2017 Summer Concert Series - New Legacy Swing Band
Jul
30
2:00 PM14:00

Archived -- 2017 Summer Concert Series - New Legacy Swing Band

The New Legacy Swing Band is a 17-piece band that has been delighting audiences and bridging the generation gap from Portland to Cape Cod for 18 years. With five saxes, 3 / 4 bones, 3 / 4 trumpets, a full rhythm section, a vocalist and a music library of over 600 charts, we're the band for your party, wedding, concert series!

View Event →
Archived -- 2017 Summer Concert Series - Strafford Wind Symphony
Jul
23
2:00 PM14:00

Archived -- 2017 Summer Concert Series - Strafford Wind Symphony

The Strafford Wind Symphony has a way of creating a supportive atmosphere for the creation and enjoyment of music by non-professional musicians. The SWS provides an opportunity for fellowship between musicians from all walks of life.  The commitment to the love of music has kept Strafford Wind Symphony alive and growing.  The fifty-five-member ensemble meets weekly to rehearse at the Rochester Middle School.

View Event →
Archived -- 2017 Summer Concert Series - The Band Tradition
Jul
16
2:00 PM14:00

Archived -- 2017 Summer Concert Series - The Band Tradition

Tradition is a five-piece band from greater Boston. The band plays all styles of Irish music, as well as classic rock, country and folk. Tradition is particularly suited for weddings, festivals, Irish dances and corporate functions. The group has been together for 18 years and their members have a combined 100 years of experience in various musical genres.

View Event →
Archived -- 2017 Summer Concert Series - Honest Millie
Jul
9
2:00 PM14:00

Archived -- 2017 Summer Concert Series - Honest Millie

Drawing from years and years of rehearsing vocal harmonies in various combinations including Sweet, Hot & Sassy and Swing a Cat, Honest Millie joins together members of these groups for some stellar harmony singing and strong instrumentation. Four gals, Valerie on upright bass, Agnes on piano, Lee on sax and clarinet & Ellen on violin, with the spice of Jim on guitar, enjoy bringing you music from the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s. Lot’s of swing, some blues, and a bit of jazz and bossa to provide music for any occasion.

View Event →
Archived -- 2017 Summer Concert Series - The Newmont Military Band
Jul
2
2:00 PM14:00

Archived -- 2017 Summer Concert Series - The Newmont Military Band

Celebrate the Red, White, and Blue on the town green (aka Stark Park), just like they did in the 19th century! FREE TO THE PUBLIC thanks to our generous sponsors, Newmont Military Band is the perfect way to kick off your Independence Day celebrations! Enjoy authentic 19th-century songs of "the war", love, marches (including Sousa's), dances, and tunes from the old plantations!

View Event →
Archived -- Easter Egg Hunt
Apr
15
11:00 AM11:00

Archived -- Easter Egg Hunt

Grab your baskets and hop on over to Stark Park for our annual Easter Egg Hunt EGGS-travaganza on Saturday, April 15, 2017. The hunt begins at 11:00 am sharp for all children under the age of 8 years old. Come early for face-painting, festivities, and special guests! River Road will be closed between Rowell and Readey Street, so please plan to park on Elm Street. The event happens rain, shine, or snow, so we look forward to seeing you then!

View Event →
Archived -- Summer Concert Series - Manchester Community Summer Band
Aug
25
6:00 PM18:00

Archived -- Summer Concert Series - Manchester Community Summer Band

Manchester Community Music School was founded in 1983 as the Greater Manchester Center for Arts & Music, located at 79 Dow Street. The school’s roots stemmed from the Egmont Center for the Arts established in 1981 and the Greater Manchester Youth Orchestra established in 1982, housed at 32 Trenton Street

View Event →