Stark Park

A stewardship of the Friends of Stark Park

Yoga at the Bandstand
Aug
31
5:30pm 5:30pm

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!

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2017 Summer Concert Series - Manchester Community Music School
Aug
17
6:00pm 6:00pm

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!).

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Archived -- 2017 Summer Concert Series - High Range Band
Aug
6
2:00pm 2:00pm

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.

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Archived -- 2017 Summer Concert Series - New Legacy Swing Band
Jul
30
2:00pm 2:00pm

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!

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Archived -- 2017 Summer Concert Series - Strafford Wind Symphony
Jul
23
2:00pm 2:00pm

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.

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Archived -- 2017 Summer Concert Series - The Band Tradition
Jul
16
2:00pm 2:00pm

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.

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Archived -- 2017 Summer Concert Series - Honest Millie
Jul
9
2:00pm 2:00pm

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.

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Archived -- 2017 Summer Concert Series - The Newmont Military Band
Jul
2
2:00pm 2:00pm

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!

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Archived -- Easter Egg Hunt
Apr
15
11:00am11:00am

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!

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Archived -- Summer Concert Series - Manchester Community Summer Band
Aug
25
6:00pm 6:00pm

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

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Archived -- Summer Concert Series - High Range Band
Aug
7
2:00pm 2:00pm

Archived -- 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.

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Archived -- Summer Concert Series - Strafford Wind Symphony
Jul
31
2:00pm 2:00pm

Archived -- 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.   

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Archived -- Summer Concert Series - Studio Two Tribute Band
Jul
24
2:00pm 2:00pm

Archived -- Summer Concert Series - Studio Two Tribute Band

Hailed as “New England’s Best Beatles Tribute Band”  by The British Beer Company,  Beatles tribute band, Studio Two, continues its tour in celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Beatles coming to America.

Studio Two is a headlining Beatles band that pays tribute to the early Beatles years, choosing songs from the pre-Sgt. Pepper era.

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Archived -- Summer Concert Series - The Band Tradition
Jul
17
2:00pm 2:00pm

Archived -- 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.

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Archived -- Summer Concert Series - New Black Eagle Jazz Band
Jul
10
2:00pm 2:00pm

Archived -- Summer Concert Series - New Black Eagle Jazz Band

The Black Eagles, as they are often known to our fans, have been a fixture on the international jazz scene since 1971, bringing the sounds of traditional New Orleans Jazz to audiences all over the world, for more than 40 years! Many observers regard them as the premier band playing in the traditional jazz style; they do regard themselves as the "Keepers of the Flame”.

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Archived -- Summer Concert Series - New Legacy Swing Band
Jul
3
2:00pm 2:00pm

Archived -- 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!

Check out their Facebook page here!

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