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Wednesday July 4, 2018

7:00 PM
Contact  Tiffany Byers
Location  Behind PERC, East Street, North Manchester, IN - Map

Manchester University hosts its 17th annual Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks Display.
This free celebration kicks off at 7 p.m. at the North Manchester campus on the athletic fields off East Street. This family-friendly event is open to the public.

Behind the Physical Education and Recreation Center (PERC)
7 p.m. – Fun and games for children
7:10 p.m. – Introduction by MU event coordinator Tiffany Byers
7:30 p.m. – Welcome by Jillian “Jay” Watts, director of MU CARE Initiative.
7:35 p.m. – Independence Day message by David Burnette, commander of American Legion Post 286
8 p.m. – Manchester Civic Band
9:55 p.m. – God’s All Community Choir and the band perform national anthem

East end of MU campus near the soccer field
10 p.m. - North Manchester Fire Department will light up the sky with fireworks display.

The Rotary Club of North Manchester will sell $1 hot dogs, $2 chili dogs or two chili dogs for $3, as well as $1 popcorn, water and soft drinks.

Those taking pictures or posting to social media can use #MUJuly4 to share their pictures.

For the safety of guests: Alcohol, sparklers and personal fireworks are not permitted. MU is a tobacco-free campus.

The rain date is Saturday, July 7, same time and location.

Sunday July 8, 2018
2:30 PM

Contact  Manchester Symphony Orchestra

The Manchester Symphony Orchestra performance of A Family Portrait, composed by MU’s Debra Lynn and featuring Civil War-era letters, will be broadcast twice by PBS 39, the public television station out of Fort Wayne. It will be shown at 2:30 p.m. July 8 and 1 p.m. Aug. 26.

Monday July 16, 2018
Contact  Manchester University Admissions

Are we a good fit for you?
You have to experience Manchester to really "get it." After all, a campus visit is one of the most important steps in choosing the college that's right for you. We warmly welcome you to visit us and learn what we're all about.
We sincerely want to talk with you about your interests and goals, and discover whether Manchester is the fit for your academic future.
Come during one of our visit events for specialized opportunities or schedule an individual visit on a weekday.

Tuesday July 17, 2018
Wednesday July 18, 2018
Thursday July 19, 2018
Friday July 20, 2018
Tuesday July 31, 2018
8:30 AM

Contact  W. Thomas Smith
Location  Mirro Center, 10622 Parkview Plaza Drive, Fort Wayne, Ind. - Map

President Dave McFadden has formally greeted new and returning undergraduate students at the North Manchester campus with the Opening Convocation. This tradition is expanding to the Fort Wayne campus. In addition to the president’s address, students will hear from Pharmacy Programs faculty and students and learn some of Manchester’s traditions. Students enrolled in the PharmD and on-campus PGx program are required to attend as part of PPD. All faculty, students are staff are welcome to attend.