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66 Comments

  1. Lynn said,

    July 23, 2014 at 10:23 am

    Tomorrow at 2pm at the Forbes Library, we will be having “Tales from the Beyond.” Join us for an afternoon of spooky objects and stories as Greg McAdams takes us on a bone-chilling adventure. Grades 6+.

  2. Solomon Goldstein-Rose said,

    July 22, 2014 at 4:02 pm

    Carbon Tax and Rebate Campaign meeting – Join fellow citizens and organizers for a presentation on a revenue-neutral carbon tax bill, learn about its economic and environmental benefits, and talk about how we can work together to make it happen. Sunday, August 3rd, 4:00pm at the Jewish Community of Amherst (742 Main Street, Amherst). More info: Solomon_Goldstein-Rose@brown.edu

  3. July 22, 2014 at 1:30 am

    Springfield Jazz and Roots Festival
    August 9th, 2014 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
    Court Square, Springfield, MA 01103
    FREE ADMISSION

    Description: This free outdoor festival allows all to share in a significant arts and culture event in the heart of downtown Springfield and features locally and internationally acclaimed musical artists including Phil Woods with special guests, The Greg Caputo Big Band, Charles Neville with the Charmaine Neville Band, Grace Kelly, Alex Snydman Trio, Chuchito Valdes Quartet, Jessica Freeman, Argiro Quintet, and Mikata. In addition, there will be a variety of ethnic cuisines and local food producers, and more. The rich diversity, creativity, and spirit of Springfield’s communities will be reflected through the performances, food, and conversations demonstrating the beautiful tapestry that is Springfield.

  4. Mister G said,

    July 21, 2014 at 11:34 am

    Mister G CD Release Concert
    Tuesday July 22, 2014
    The Pines Theater at Look Park 10:00 am
    300 N Main St, Florence, MA 01062
    Mister G is in the middle of a national tour for his new, literacy themed album “The Bossy E.” Don’t miss the Valley release show in the beautiful Pines Theater at Look Park.
    http://www.mistergsongs.com

  5. July 20, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    PAINT TO SUPPORT “THE SWEET PETE” FOUNDATION (AUTISM AWARENESS & MEDICAL HELP)

    Date/Time: Tue, Jul 22, 07:00 PM – 09:00 PM
    Venue: TNT Pizza – Holyoke, MA
    Location: 548 South Street, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA
    Instructor: MaryBeth Reed
    Cost: $35.00 includes all materials to create a 16×20 painted canvas

    Sweet Pete is a fun-loving three year old boy from Broad Brook, CT, who loves Curious George and Jello. He was born on July 24, 2010 and was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder on May 2, 2012. That same year, he was also diagnosed with Deletion of AUTS2. The Deletion of the AUTS2 gene is caused by a loss of genetic material on chromosome 7 at band q11.22. There is no cure for this deletion and due to this, Sweet Pete has a feeding tube because his muscles are not strong enough for eating food. Many who have the deletion of AUTS2 gene have some degree of intellectual disability and most are diagnosed with Autism. Autism Spectrum Disorder is a complex disorder of brain development that typically appears during the first 3 years of life. Autism is characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulty in social interactions, verbal and non-verbal communication and repetitive behaviors. 1 in 68 American children are diagnosed on the Autism spectrum and it is four to five times more common in boys than girls. An estimated 1 in 42 boys and 1 in 89 girls are diagnosed with Autism in the United States.

    Proceeds from this fundraiser will go specifically towards medical bills, therapy equipment, medications that are not covered by insurance, and durable medical equipment for Sweet Pete. For more information on this little boy and his foundation, go to http://www.sweetpetefund.com.

    Come enjoy a fun night of painting to support this great cause. Food & beverages will be available for purchase! Sorry, no coupons or discounts will be accepted for this event.

  6. July 20, 2014 at 2:19 pm

    Join us for our debut Paint Craze event at The New Boston Inn! This historical venue is the perfect location to gather for great food and drink and fun! We’ll meet in the ballroom to paint beautiful hydrangeas. Each person will paint their own 16×20″ canvas during a 2-hour step by step instruction.

    Date/Time: Thu, Jul 31, 06:30 PM – 08:30 PM
    Venue: The New Boston Inn
    Location: Intersection of Route 8 and 57 in Sandisfield, Massachusetts
    Instructor: MaryBeth Reed
    Cost: $35.00 includes all materials

    Come early and grab a bite to eat before we get started on what’s sure to be a great night!!!

    For more details, please go to https://paintcraze.com/events/view/debut-paint-craze-at-new-boston-inn-sandisfield-ma-277.

  7. July 19, 2014 at 9:10 am

    Free Family Concert in Belchertown next 3 Wednesdays check out!

    Donna Lee is known for Donna Lee’s Tribute to Patsy Cline, A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac, Tribute to Connie Francis performing the most memorable songs.
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    But she also performs children’s music. The popular songs and her own songs. Check out some of her songs on http://www.reverbnation.com/donnaleeschildrensjamboree
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    We love the Icky Sticky Monster, dog like that, Bees go buzzing, eggs, and many more.
    ***
    ** Location front Lawn of the Clapp Memorial Library**
    July 23 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Music on the Lawn with Donna Lee. Great for families, all ages welcome.
    Bring blankets, if rain we will meet in Town Hall Auditorium.
    **
    July 30 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Music on the Lawn with Donna Lee. Great for families, all ages welcome.
    Bring blankets, if rain we will meet in Town Hall Auditorium.
    **
    July 6 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Music on the Lawn with Donna Lee. Great for families, all ages welcome.
    Bring blankets, if rain we will meet in Town Hall Auditorium
    **
    http://www.clapplibrary.org
    Prices: adults – free, kids – free

    Notes: If it rains, concert will be in the in the town hall Auditorium. The building is near the Clapp Memorial Building and connected by the parking lot area.

    19 South Main Street, Belchertown, MA 413-323-0417

    Contact person: Jennifer Whitehead

  8. John Root said,

    July 17, 2014 at 1:42 pm

    Edible Wild Plants Walk at 6:30 PM on Thursday, August 21 at Holiday Brook Farm, 100 Holiday Cottage Rd. in Dalton with naturalist and landscaper John Root. All ages will be welcome, admission will be free, and plants will be offered for sale. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Dalton Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

  9. July 17, 2014 at 10:10 am

    Boreal Forest plant & tree ID Hike, at Tamarack Hollow, Windsor Saturday July 19th 10am-1pm Join Founder/Director and Naturalist Aimee Gelinas M.Ed on a hike to learn about the unique trees, shrubs, ferns and flowers of this high elevation northern boreal forest ecosystem such as Balsam Fir, Red Spruce, Tamarack/Larch, White Ash, Clintonia Borealis, Bunchberry, Interrupted and Cinnamon ferns. Learn tips for deciphering the many species and their traditional uses for medicine, food and crafts. This is a 3-mile moderate hike with some backcountry portions off trail to see sizeable old trees. Bring water/snack and wear long pants and sturdy footwear. Directions sent upon registration. Call 413-584-3009 or visit http://www.massaudubon.org to register and pay.

  10. Lynn said,

    July 16, 2014 at 10:07 am

    July 24 at 2pm.

    Join us for a bone-chilling event at Forbes Library. At “Tales from the Beyond,” Greg McAdams will take you on a spine-tingling adventure with strange objects, stories of hauntings, and tales of the unexplained! For grades 6+.

  11. July 15, 2014 at 2:46 pm

    Do you live in Southern Berkshire County?! Have you been waiting for someone else to do your laundry!?
    Well, wait no further – Simple Diaper & Linen, in collaboration with Lifeworks Studio, will be offering cloth and compostable diaper service to Southern Berkshire County!

    Sunday, July 27th, 2014
    2:30-4:30

    Life Works Studio
    50 Castle Street, Suite 2
    Great Barrington, MA 01230

    Diaper service will start on Friday, August 1st

    Diapers delivered to your door step from Lenox to Sheffield
    Drop site available at Life Works Studio for those in outlying communities
    This extension is made possible with the inclusion of a modest $5 delivery surcharge
    Remember: Refer a Friend and get a free week of service!
    Come celebrate this expansion with a Cloth Diaper 101 Workshop.
    We will introduce you to our service, answer your questions about cloth diapering and do hands-on training for all the how-to’s.

    We’ll cover:

    Cloth diapering techniques
    Products and accessories (feel free to bring any items you may already have)
    Reviewing your collection of diapering supplies
    Common mistakes
    Trouble shooting tips
    The weekly service routine
    FAQ’s
    RSVP on Facebook or be emailing info@simple.coop

  12. July 14, 2014 at 8:18 pm

    SummerFest Sidewalk Sales and Block Party will take place this Friday and Saturday, July 18 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and 19 (9-3) in downtown Greenfield.

    Friday we’ll have sidewalk sales, ArtSpace’s Strings for Kids on the Common at 11, and the Equalites on the Common at noon.

    On Saturday, we’ll close down Main Street for a big block party from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.!

    Ongoing activities include sidewalk sales, the Boy Scouts rock climbing wall (Main near Wells), Greenfield Fire Dept. misting truck (Main at Town Common), face painting, chalk art stations all along Main Street, and dunking booth to benefit the Northwestern Children’s Advocacy Center (Chapman & Main; see facebook event page for line-up).

    The schedule of other activities:
    9-10 a.m. – free bike decorating at the face painting tent
    10 a.m. – all-ages decorated-bike parade on Main Street led by Grand Marshall Mayor Martin – $25 in Greenfield Dollars for best-decorated bike (no cost to enter)
    11 music TBA
    12 Justin Smith (music) (Miles & Main)
    12:30 Foster’s Pie Eating Contests at Main in front of Veterans Mall – age group up to 12 wins $50 in Greenfield Dollars, age group 13+ wins $100 in Greenfield Dollars (no cost to enter; register in advance at Foster’s of Chamber of Commerce)
    1 Celtic Heels dance performance
    2 Rob Skelton’s Pitchfork (Miles & Main)

    SummerFest is brought to you by the Greenfield Business Association.

  13. Ted Schiff said,

    July 14, 2014 at 5:06 am

    Young Men’s Club 75th Anniversary Celebration Party will be on Saturday, August 2nd 2014 12:00 noon till 10:00 PM. Ticket Prices for Music Only Venue with Eddie Foreman Orchestra and Scott On Top Band are $10.00 Adults or $5.00 Seniors with Proof of Age. Pig Roast Dinner Tickets will $20.00 each. Kid’s are welcome! Amusement and Games. Advance Ticket Sales Only for Pig Roast Dinner at Young Men’s Club of Hadley, 138 East Street, Hadley, MA (413)584-9726. Young Men’s Club of Hadley, Incorporated is a Non-Profit 501 (c) 3 Corporation with schiolarship’s benefiting area students upon graduation from High School.

  14. July 11, 2014 at 3:56 pm

    Mutts & Mimosas
    August 24, 11 am – 2 pm
    Quonquont Farm, Whately

    Come with your dog. Sit for brunch. Stay for the festivities! Join Dakin Humane Society for brunch, live music, a raffle, silent auction, and more! Well-behaved dogs on non-retractable leashes are welcome, and you may even purchase a gourmet meal for them to enjoy! Come support the Pioneer Valley’s only humane society at this fun-filled event.

    Tickets are $50. Follow this link for more information and to register: http://dpvhs.org/events/mutts_and_mimosas_2014.php

  15. July 10, 2014 at 11:44 am

    Ticket To Ride – The Ultimate Tribute to The Beatles !! Friday Jul 11th at The Majestic Theater

    “The Beatles, the most influential Band of the Sixties, lives on with Ticket to Ride. Recreating the Beatle sound and harmonies, in the original key and the Beatles famous guitar and drum arsenal, Ticket To Ride goes over the top” !

    8PM
    Tickets $23/$25
    http://www.majestictheater.com/
    Majestic Theater, 131 Elm St, West Springfield, MA 01089

    413) 747-7797

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    Ticket To Ride is comprised of four very talented musicians with loads of experience. Joe LaRoche recreates Paul McCartney with strong vocal leads. Dave Geisler recreates George Harrison with near perfect lead guitar performances. Ron Cataldi keeps the beat as Ringo did and even sings (everyone loves when Ringo sings !) Todd Meikle is the perfect John Lennon with great vocal harmonies and funny quips throughout the show.While many Beatle’s tribute bands focus on “the look”, the sound from Ticket to Ride is as close as it gets, and it’s what makes them the one Beatles tribute not to be missed!”

  16. July 9, 2014 at 10:52 am

    Evening Waterfall Hike
    Friday, August 8th
    6-7:30PM
    All ages welcome, easy hike, moderate terrain, beautiful waterfall and wetland views.
    Contact Hannah, HLT Land Steward at (413)628-4485×4 or hltlandsteward@ttor.org
    Meet at the trailhead up the road from Taproot Commons Farm. From the Cummington Fairgrounds, take a right onto Porter Hill Road. The trailhead is 2/10ths of a mile down the road, just past Taproot Commons Farm.
    Free

  17. July 8, 2014 at 11:52 pm

    The eighth annual Hilltown6 Pottery Tour in the scenic Western Massachusetts hills takes place on July 26th and 27th. Nine nationally
    recognized potters, Christy Knox, Robbie Heidinger, Maya Machin, Michael McCarthy, Hiroshi Nakayama, Mark Shapiro, Eric Smith, Constance Talbot, and Sam Taylor, open their studios with bonus special invited guest artists and events. http://www.hilltown6.com for information and details.

  18. Anna Sobel said,

    July 8, 2014 at 11:28 pm

    Talking Hands Theatre, your local one-woman puppet company, presents

    BOOKWORM AND THE BAREFOOT BOOKS

    6pm
    Wednesday, July 9
    FREE

    Sunderland Library
    20 School Street
    http://www.sunderlandpubliclibrary.org/#puppets

    Get inspired for summer reading! A worm who loves to read will take you on four completely different adventures: a tour of Egypt in WE’RE SAILING DOWN THE NILE, a jungle animal dance in ANIMAL BOOGIE, the story of one cool princess in THE KITE PRINCESS, and a catchy song about a pirate’s journey in PORT SIDE PIRATES. All books are published by Barefoot Books. This show is interactive and fun for all ages.

    More info at talkinghandstheatre.com/

  19. July 8, 2014 at 11:31 am

    Family Resource Center Summer Book Mobile

    The Book Mobile will give each child a new or “lightly used” book.

    Hancock Elementary School – July 14th at 10:00
    New Ashford Town Hall Parking Lot – July 14th at 11:00
    Clarksburg Elementary School – July 16th at 10:00
    Greylock Apartments, North Adams – July 16th at 11:00
    Monroe Town Hall Parking Lot – July 17th at 11:00
    Gabriel Abbott Memorial School in Florida – July 17th at 12:00
    Cheshire Elementary School – July 24th at 10:00
    CT Plunkett Elementary School in Adams – July 24th at 11:00
    Emma L. Miller School in Savoy – July 24th at 12:00

    We will be at each location for approximately a half hour.

    For more information call us at 664-4821

  20. July 8, 2014 at 11:16 am

    Festival of Music, Dance, Food, and Wine: A Multi-Arts Party!

    Amherst, MA, July 7, 2014 – On Thursday, July 24th from 6:00-9:00 PM, Multi-Arts is hosting a Festival of Music, Dance, Food, and Wine at the Amherst Winery. This enjoyable evening will put the “fun” in fundraising, as all proceeds will go towards providing financial aid to the many families who participate in our program.

    At the event there will activities for the whole family to enjoy! We will have flamenco dancers, Latin Folklore dancing, mime, live music from local artists, a fashion show (as well as a fashion show for dogs). We also will be concluding our silent auction, with over 40 items generously donated from individuals and businesses from all around the Pioneer Valley. Items range from paintings by locals artists, to gift cards from area stores, to special services. Visit http://www.multi-arts.org/auction to preview the items and place a bid.

    The mission of Multi-Arts is “Arts for All”. In order to provide our invaluable programming to all families, Multi-Arts relies on the generous donations from our community. For over fourteen years, Multi-Arts’ innovative arts programming has been inspiring and enriching the lives of our young artists. Children delve into the world of music, theater, dance, visual arts, fashion design and creative writing, guided by internationally renowned professional artists and teachers. Through our afterschool, winter, spring, and summer programs, Multi-Arts helps to empower, inspire, and encourage creativity and a lifelong love of the arts in students and youth in the community.

    Tickets for the event are $25 for adults and free for children. They can be purchased in advance on our website, at AJ Hastings in Amherst, and at Guild Art Supply in Northampton. Tickets will also be available at the door. All proceeds from this event will go towards our financial aid fund. For more information about both the Festival and Multi-Arts itself, please visit http://www.multi-arts.org or contact Catalina Arrubla at info@multi-arts.org or at (413) 584-7951.

  21. Eli said,

    July 7, 2014 at 3:29 pm

    Robert Woodard Heath Trio at Angel Park Concert Series.
    Thursday 7/10/2014 at 6:00 pm
    All ages, family friendly event in the park.

    The Robert Woodard Heath Trio, is a young Jazz and Funk based group out of Western Mass and Southern Vermont. They are coming to Williamsburg this week for their Hilltowns debut.

    For more information about the group and event here are links:

    https://www.facebook.com/RobertWoodardHeathTrio

  22. July 7, 2014 at 7:38 am

    Sizzling Summer Barbecue
    Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    LYA
    1148 Converse Street
    Longmeadow, MA 01106

    Summer excitement is on its way at LYA’s Annual Sizzling Summer Barbecue. The community is invited to attend a fun filled event with activities for the entire family. There will be inflatable rides, carnival style activities, sports games and face painting. A barbecue dinner with hot dogs, hamburgers and salads will be sold at family prices. There is no charge for the rides or activities. Inflatable rides are partially co-sponsored by Ascher Zimmerman Funeral Home, Inc. and Lou Silver. The Community Barbecue will be held rain or shine. Reservation is requested but not required.

    When the temperatures sizzle you know it is time for LYA’s annual Summer Barbecue. This not to be missed community event begins with inflatable rides, carnival activities and games for all ages. A delicious barbecue will be sold at family prices. Rides are partially co-sponsored by Ascher Zimmerman Funeral Home, Inc. and Lou Silver.
    This event will be held rain or shine. Reservation to info@lya.org is requested but not required. Last year LYA greeted a crowd of 215 community members. Mark your calendars and bring your friends.

    Great food, great crowd and great LYA fun!

  23. Dyan Wiley said,

    July 6, 2014 at 7:28 pm

    Second Sundays Concert & Nature Walk Series
    July 13, August 10 & September 14
    Incredible beautiful setting! Come early to visit Cricket Creek Farm’s cows & farm store!
    3PM | Guided Nature Walk; 4:30PM | Lawn Concert (rain or shine!)
    Mellow music – great for all ages
    westregion@ttor.org 413.531.1631 x 10 http://www.thetrustees/berkshireconcerts
    Field Farm, 554 Sloan Road, Williamstown
    $10 Trustees Members; $15 Nonmembers; Kids FREE
    Tickets sold at the concert

  24. Esther S White said,

    July 6, 2014 at 12:28 pm

    Make Your Own Artist Trading Cards: Transfer Prints for Teens

    Tuesday July 8, 2014
    3-4:30 pm

    Printmaker Esther White will show how to make your own Artist Trading Cards (ATCs) – miniature works of art, perfect for collecting and sharing with friends! We’ll be making our ATCs using image transfers from photocopies, magazines, and newspapers. It’s a whole new way to collage! For teens ages 12-19.

    Contact: Martha Coons 413-263-6828, x425 mcoons@springfieldlibrary.org

    Springfield City Library

    FREE

  25. olivialeone said,

    July 4, 2014 at 11:09 pm

    Fun family friendly concert, tomorrow, July 5th at 7pm. College Choir from Oxford, England is performing at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 48 Elm St in Northampton. Admission is free, donations accepted. (www.somervillechoir.com for more information)

  26. July 3, 2014 at 7:36 pm

    Open Archery Range Spaces/Times for Week of July 7 – 11

    Archers, we have another Open Range opportunity next week!

    Open Range Time Opportunity:
    A) Mon., July 7 – Fri., July 11: 4:00-5:30. Choose any or all days. 4 spaces available.

    B) Mon., July 7 – Fri., July 11: 5:45-7:15. Choose any or all days. 10 spaces available.

    Details: Open Range archers do not receive instruction and are capable of being at the line without significant supervision. Your presence cannot distract AAA coaches from the students receiving instruction. If you have enrolled in one Session (5 classes) with AAA in the past….then you may be eligible. However, if you have not taken classes in a while and need a refresher in order to shoot in a self sufficient and competent manner I recommend you enroll in a Session or private and then partake in Open Range Time.

    Open Range Fee Matrix: JOAD/AAAP member with own equipment: $10; JOAD/AAAP member needing to use AAA equipment: $15; Non JOAD/AAAP members with own equipment: $15; Non JOAD/AAAP members needing to use AAA equipment: $20.

    Want to reserve a space? E-mail me back. First come first serve so wait to hear back from me affirming that you actually have a space reserved before you assume your spot was available.

    Happy 4th!

    Kyle


    Kyle Forbes Bissell, M.Ed., Level III USA Archery Coach
    Amherst Archery Academy, LLC.
    (774) 261 – 3399
    http://www.AmherstArchery.com
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  27. July 2, 2014 at 4:31 pm

    Come join the dance and celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Dzogchen Community in America (DCA), its East Coast center, Tsegyalgar East, based in Conway, MA, and the inauguration of the Universal Mandala Hall on Khandroling, in Buckland, MA. Tsegyalgar East presents a week of activities including dance demonstrations, dance competitions, a concert series, and the formal inauguration of the Universal Mandala Hall. The celebrations will be followed by a retreat with Dzogchen Master Chögyal Namkhai Norbu. For an events calendar and more details, please visit: http://tsegyalgar.org/celebration/
    Tsegyalgar East will present a concert series on three consecutive evenings at the Mohawk Regional High School in Buckland, MA. On Friday July 11, 2014 at 7:00 pm, come hear special guest performers: Evelyn Harris, June Millington, Tracy Grammer, and the Harvey Kaiser Band. The concert will also include a dance performance by the Tsegyalgar Dance Troupe’s local dancers and the Namgyalgar Dance Troupe featuring dancers from Australia.
    On Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 7:00 pm, the concert will be dedicated to Tibetan Dance and Song. Co-Sponsored by the Shang Shung Institute and Institute for the Musical Arts, the evening will feature the performances of the Derghe Dancers, a Tibetan troupe from New York City, and international artist Tsering Lodoe. Classically trained in Dharamsala, India at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) founded by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Tsering Lodoe has toured the world with TIPA performing as a vocalist and instrumentalist. He also performed on the soundtrack of the Oscar nominated film, Himalaya directed by Eric Valli, as well as on the sound track of Seven Years in Tibet, starring Brad Pitt. Tsering Lodoe has sung for His Holiness the Dalai Lama numerous times, and had the honor of singing for Pope John Paul in 1996 in Rome. In 2005, Lodoe won Best Composition and Best Opera Singer in the prestigious Tibetan Music Awards.
    On Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 2:00 pm there will be a dance competition between Tsegyalgar vs Namgyalgar at the Mohawk Regional High School Auditorium. On the final night of the series, Sunday July 13, 2014 at 7:00 pm, Tsegyalgar East offers an evening concert of Sacred Dance and Music at Mohawk Regional High School. Performances include: Dzogchen Community Dances – Harmony in Space, and Tibetan Dance, as well Vajra Dance – a meditative practice combining movement and music that is danced on a mandala. Also appearing is Elan Sicroff, a world renowned pianist and interpreter of music written by G. I. Gurdjieff and Thomas de Hartmann. Mr. Sicroff will perform Thomas De Hartmann’s music for solo piano along with the dancers from Gurdjieff Movements.
    There is a suggested donation of $20 for the Saturday evening concert. All other events are free and all donations are welcome.
    The Dzogchen Community is an international community of people who follow and practice the Dzogchen teachings given by Dzogchen master Chögyal Namkhai Norbu. Founded by Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, in the 1970’s, the international community currently includes thousands of practitioners in over 40 countries around the world. For more information about the Dzogchen Community’s 30th anniversary celebration events please visit:
    http://tsegyalgar.org/

  28. July 2, 2014 at 12:38 pm

    The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
    125 West Bay Road, Amherst, MA
    http://www.carlemuseum.org

    Gustafer Yellowgold’s Show
    July 26, 2014
    11:00 am
    $7; Museum Admission extra
    Groovy Gustafer Yellowgold is a small, yellow, cone-headed fellow who came from the Sun and landed in Minnesota. Enjoy a unique blend of live music, animated illustrations and storytelling by award-winning performer Morgan Taylor. http://www.gustaferyellowgold.com

    Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Museum Admissions Desk or by calling (413) 658-1126.

  29. July 2, 2014 at 12:37 pm

    The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
    125 West Bay Road, Amherst, MA
    http://www.carlemuseum.org

    Meet Aaron Becker
    July 19, 2014
    1:00 pm
    Free with Museum Admission
    Join Aaron Becker, creator of the Caldecott Honor-winning and New York Times best-selling Journey, as he shares his creative process and presents the next chapter to his wordless fantasy book. Quest, to be published this August, depicts the Journey characters on a new and visually captivating adventure not to be missed. Book signing to follow. http://www.storybreathing.com

    Limit one book from home/unlimited books from The Carle Bookshop.

  30. July 2, 2014 at 12:36 pm

    The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
    125 West Bay Road, Amherst, MA
    http://www.carlemuseum.org

    Summer Reading Buddies with Bright Spot Therapy Dogs
    Mondays in July and August
    1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
    Free with Museum Admission. Advance sign-up required.
    The Carle is thrilled to partner with Bright Spot Therapy Dogs for our Summer Reading Buddies program! Children ages 4-11 will enjoy reading aloud to Reading Buddy dogs, who provide a gentle, comforting listener to readers as they practice their fluency and strengthen their confidence in reading. http://www.bright-spot.org

    Advance sign-up is required to read to a Reading Buddies dog. Call 413.658.1114 or email courtneyw@carlemuseum.org to sign up for a date and 15-minute time block. Space is limited.

  31. July 2, 2014 at 12:36 pm

    The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
    125 West Bay Road, Amherst, MA
    http://www.carlemuseum.org

    Free Fun Friday!
    July 18, 2014
    10:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Free
    Join us for a FREE Museum day including a temporary tattoo station, music, special story time guests, art projects, activity centers, and more. Sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation. Visit http://www.carlemuseum.org for details.

  32. July 2, 2014 at 12:35 pm

    The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
    125 West Bay Road, Amherst, MA
    http://www.carlemuseum.org

    CactusHead Puppets Presents:
    The Tale of Juan Bobo
    July 5, 2014
    11:00 am and 1:00 pm
    July 6, 2014
    1:00 pm
    $5 (Members $4.50); Museum Admission extra
    Meet Juan Bobo! He always tries to do the right thing, but often makes mistakes. For Juan, even the smallest task can lead to the silliest of results. But can Juan Bobo’s seemingly foolish actions end up saving the day? Join CactusHead Puppets as they bring this classic Puerto Rican folktale to life.

    Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Museum Admissions Desk or by calling 413.658.1126.

  33. July 2, 2014 at 10:47 am

    Fab Faux With the Hogshead Horns and Crème Tangerine Strings
    Performing the full Abbey Road album and more, the Fab Faux brings horns and strings to faithfully recreate even the most complex Beatles recordings.
    April 25, 2015, 8 PM
    8 PM
    Appropriate for all ages
    Contact: Emily Everett, emilyeverett@admin.umass.edu, 413-545-2511
    UMass Fine Arts Center Concert Hall: 151 Presidents Drive Amherst, MA 01003
    Regular ticket prices $60, $55, $20; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $20, $15, $10. Premium seating and Meet & Greet reception with artists after the show, $75.
    https://fac.umass.edu/online/fabfaux

  34. July 2, 2014 at 10:47 am

    Stephen Petronio Company: Locomotor / Non Locomotor
    Contemporary choreographer Stephen Petronio presents an evening-length, full company work in two dynamic parts, set to an original Clams Casino score.
    April 16, 2015
    7:30 PM
    Appropriate for all ages
    Contact: Emily Everett, emilyeverett@admin.umass.edu, 413-545-2511
    UMass Fine Arts Center Concert Hall: 151 Presidents Drive Amherst, MA 01003
    Regular ticket prices $42, $38, $15; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $15, $12, $10https://fac.umass.edu/online/StephenPetronioDance

  35. July 2, 2014 at 10:44 am

    Academy of St. Martin in the Fields with Jeremy Denk
    Conducting the orchestra from his piano, Jeremy Denk leads the celebrated Academy of St Martin in the Fields, playing works by Bach, Dvořák and others.
    March 28, 2015
    8 PM
    Appropriate for all ages
    Contact: Emily Everett, emilyeverett@admin.umass.edu, 413-545-2511
    UMass Fine Arts Center Concert Hall: 151 Presidents Drive Amherst, MA 01003
    Regular ticket prices $55, $50, $20; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $15, $12, $10
    https://fac.umass.edu/online/stmartin

  36. July 2, 2014 at 10:40 am

    Shaolin Warriors: Voices of Masters
    The troupe of more than 20 Kung Fu masters performs a dazzling theatrical martial arts display of precision and grace that’s fun for the whole family.
    March 26, 2015
    7:30 PM
    Appropriate for all ages
    Contact: Emily Everett, emilyeverett@admin.umass.edu, 413-545-2511
    UMass Fine Arts Center Concert Hall: 151 Presidents Drive Amherst, MA 01003
    Regular ticket prices $40, $35, $15; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $15, $12, $10
    https://fac.umass.edu/online/shaolinwarriors15

  37. July 2, 2014 at 10:38 am

    The Chieftains
    The Chieftains make Irish music their own with a style that is as exhilarating as it is definitive, never afraid to shock purists and push boundaries.
    March 8, 2015
    7 PM
    Appropriate for all ages
    Contact: Emily Everett, emilyeverett@admin.umass.edu, 413-545-2511
    UMass Fine Arts Center Concert Hall: 151 Presidents Drive Amherst, MA 01003
    Regular ticket prices $60, $55, $20; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $20, $15, $10
    https://fac.umass.edu/online/chieftains

  38. July 2, 2014 at 10:35 am

    Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra
    Charismatic nine-time Grammy Award winner Eddie Palmieri has a career that spans over 50 years as a bandleader of Salsa and Latin Jazz orchestras.
    February 28, 2015
    8 PM
    Appropriate for all ages
    Contact: Emily Everett, emilyeverett@admin.umass.edu, 413-545-2511
    UMass Fine Arts Center Concert Hall: 151 Presidents Drive Amherst, MA 01003
    Regular ticket prices $40, $35, $20; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $10
    https://fac.umass.edu/online/EddiePalmieri

  39. July 2, 2014 at 10:31 am

    Grupo Corpo
    Brazilian contemporary dance company combines the sensuality of Afro-Brazilian dance, the liquid swing of jazz, and the technical prowess of ballet.
    February 24, 2015
    7:30 PM
    Appropriate for all ages
    Contact: Emily Everett, emilyeverett@admin.umass.edu, 413-545-2511
    UMass Fine Arts Center Concert Hall: 151 Presidents Drive Amherst, MA 01003
    Regular ticket prices $42, $38, $15; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $15, $12, $10
    https://fac.umass.edu/online/GrupoCorpo15

  40. July 2, 2014 at 10:29 am

    Warren Wolf & Wolfpack
    Warren Wolf has an impressive background playing the vibraphone, marimba, drums and piano.
    February 5, 2015
    7:30 PM
    Appropriate for all Ages
    Contact: Emily Everett, emilyeverett@admin.umass.edu, 413-545-2511
    UMass Amherst Bowker Auditorium: 80 Campus Center Way Amherst, MA 01003
    Regular ticket prices $25, $15; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $10
    https://fac.umass.edu/online/WarrenWolfWolfpack

  41. July 2, 2014 at 10:26 am

    Mummenschanz
    Mummenschanz makes the ordinary extraordinary in a visually stunning spectacle that transcends cultural barriers and sparks the imagination.
    December 7, 2014
    4 PM
    Family Event, appropriate for all ages
    Contact: Emily Everett, emilyeverett@admin.umass.edu, 413-545-2511
    UMass Fine Arts Center Concert Hall: 151 Presidents Drive Amherst, MA 01003
    Regular ticket prices $40, $30, $15; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $10
    https://fac.umass.edu/online/mummenschanz

  42. July 2, 2014 at 10:23 am

    The Jack DeJohnette Trio Featuring Ravi Coltrane and Matt Garrison
    Grammy winner Jack DeJohnette, one of the greatest drummers in the history of the genre, performs with Ravi Coltrane (sax) and Matthew Garrison (bass).
    November 21, 2014
    8 PM
    Appropriate for all ages
    Contact: Emily Everett, emilyeverett@admin.umass.edu, 413-545-2511
    UMass Amherst Bowker Auditorium: 80 Campus Center Way Amherst, MA 01003
    Regular ticket prices $40, $20; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $10
    https://fac.umass.edu/online/dejohnette

  43. July 2, 2014 at 10:20 am

    Martha Graham Dance Company
    This company is one of the oldest and most celebrated in contemporary dance, performing the newly commissioned work Echo, along with Graham classics.
    Novemeber 18, 2014
    7:30 PM
    Appropriate for all ages
    Contact: Emily Everett, emilyeverett@admin.umass.edu, 413-545-2511
    UMass Fine Arts Center Concert Hall: 151 Presidents Drive Amherst, MA 01003
    Regular ticket prices $50, $45, $15; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $15, $12, $10
    https://fac.umass.edu/online/MarthaGrahamDance

  44. July 2, 2014 at 10:18 am

    Jeremy Denk
    Compelling and multi-faceted pianist Jeremy Denk received Musical America’s 2014 Instrumentalist of the Year award and the 2014 Avery Fisher Prize.
    November 13, 2014
    7:30 PM
    Appropriate for all ages
    Contact: Emily Everett, emilyeverett@admin.umass.edu, 413-545-2511
    UMass Amherst Bowker Auditorium: 80 Campus Center Way Amherst, MA 01003
    Regular ticket prices $30, $15; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $10
    https://fac.umass.edu/online/JeremyDenk

  45. July 2, 2014 at 10:15 am

    Angélique Kidjo
    Afro-pop spitfire, philanthropist and activist Angélique Kidjo is a Grammy winning recording artist deemed “Africa’s premier diva” by Time Magazine.
    October 30, 2014
    7:30 PM
    Appropriate for all ages
    Contact: Emily Everett, emilyeverett@admin.umass.edu, 413-545-2511
    UMass Fine Arts Center Concert Hall: 151 Presidents Drive Amherst, MA 01003
    Regular ticket prices $35, $30, $20; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $10
    https://fac.umass.edu/online/kidjo

  46. July 2, 2014 at 10:14 am

    Regina Carter’s Southern Comfort
    Regina Carter is a knockout jazz violinist performing Southern Comfort, a program of songs and music from her father’s home state of Alabama.
    October 9, 2014
    7:30 PM
    Appropriate for all ages
    Contact: Emily Everett, emilyeverett@admin.umass.edu, 413-545-2511
    UMass Amherst Bowker Auditorium: 80 Campus Center Way Amherst, MA 01003
    Regular ticket prices $30, $15; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $10
    https://fac.umass.edu/online/reginacarter

  47. July 2, 2014 at 10:13 am

    Pink Martini
    With a dozen musicians, this little orchestra from Portland, OR has become an international phenomenon playing its retro-hip multilingual repertoire.
    September 20, 2014
    8 PM
    Appropriate for all ages
    Contact: Emily Everett, emilyeverett@admin.umass.edu, 413-545-2511
    UMass Fine Arts Center Concert Hall: 151 Presidents Drive Amherst, MA 01003
    Regular ticket prices $55, $50, $25; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $20, $15, $10
    https://fac.umass.edu/online/pinkmartini

  48. July 1, 2014 at 3:28 pm

    Northampton Recreation Family Beach Day
    Musante Beach – 53 Reservoir Road, Leeds, MA
    Saturday, July 19, 2014 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    All ages
    Free to season pass holders
    Daily admission for all others ($2 resident youth/senior, $3 resident adult, $3 non-resident youth/senior, $5 non-resident adult).
    Join us for a family day of fun! Music, activities, games and prizes awarded. Sandcastle contest to be judged by lifeguard staff.

  49. July 1, 2014 at 8:54 am

    Hilltown 6 Pottery Tour
    Sat.& Sun. July 26-27th 2014
    10-5
    All ages welcome
    Drive from studio to studio
    FREE event
    http://www.hilltown6.com

  50. Su Eaton said,

    June 30, 2014 at 8:25 pm

    Peaceable Village Creative Arts Summer Camp with Su Eaton
    In the rEvolution Studio in the Arts and Industry Building
    221 Pine St Florence Ma
    Using stories, books, music, movement
    cooperative games, community building activities, and crafts each
    child’s creativity and imagination will be engaged and explored.

    July 21-25 9-12 am ages 4-6 (3 yr olds can come if accompanied with an adult or older child)
    Fairies Are Abound
    We will read books, tell stories, create dances, create what we think fairies might need, such as crowns, wands, a magical tea party, dress up, to act out a story, a fairy name, bless the flowers, bugs and earth.
    $100-$140(sliding scale) includes organic snacks (gluten free products and other food sensitivities also available) and materials
    Su Eaton 617-623-3521 Sunsupeace@gmail.com for registration and questions

  51. Su Eaton said,

    June 30, 2014 at 8:22 pm

    Peaceable Village Family Play Dance
    For ages birth to 9 and their grown-ups and those Intergenerational beings who love to play!
    Su will provide an environment for play with music, fantastical dress-ups, props, face paints, community mural, books, softies to curl up with,
    time to sing songs and Moove and Groove, structured and unstructured time.
    I see this as a co-creation as we go along.
    I am holding space for those who want to create a cooperative, peaceful, playful, earth kind, power-with, compassionate, intergenerational space for all. We will start with open play then some structured play and end with open play and a closing circle.
    I invite you to come dressed festively!
    Saturday 10-12 am July 12, AND September 13
    at the Wild Life Sanctuary at the Arts and Industry Building 221 Pine St Florence
    $5 -$10 per person
    Facilitated by Su Eaton
    Call Su 617-623-3521 for any questions

  52. June 30, 2014 at 12:31 pm

    CHAUTAUQUA FESTIVAL OF IDEAS in Laurel Park, Northampton
    July 18 & 19
    A family-friendly weekend that includes an outdoor documentary movie night, live music, a magic show, crafts, games, and delicious local food.

    Festival Highlights:
    Friday July 18 7PM
    OUTDOOR DOCUMENTARY MOVIE NIGHT IN THE TABERNACLE: Feeding Frenzy: The Food Industry, Marketing and the Creation of a Health Crisis. A documentary by local filmmaker Kate Geis. Geis will introduce the screening and be a part of a panel discussion after the film with local food activists from Grow Food Northampton, Green Valley Feast and other local organizations.

    Saturday July 19
    9:30AM GUIDED WALK OF NINE ACRE WOODS & FITZGERALD LAKE CONSERVATION AREA WITH BROAD BROOK COALITION

    11AM TALK BY STEVE STRIMER OF HISTORIC NORTHAMPTON

    1-4PM KIDS AFTERNOON FEATURING A MAGIC SHOW BY ED POPIELARCZYK
    An afternoon of kid­centered entertainment including a winged hula hooping stilt walker, a pogo stick jumper, craft table, lawn games and professional magician and entertainer extraordinaire, Ed Pop.
    Tickets $5/family

    EVENING CONCERT: WOMEN PERFORMERS SHOWCASE
    Headliners: Woman Songwriter Collective, a group of five female singer/songwriters based in Northampton. Opening acts are Sajo Jefferson and Erica Russo, alumni from the Institute for the Musical Arts

    There will be additional music throughout the day, hula hoops, a BBQ catered by Big Katz serving lunch and dinner, giant cupcakes from Smithsonian Chowder House and more.

    Full details at http://www.laurelparkarts.org

  53. Lynn said,

    June 30, 2014 at 10:15 am

    Ghostology 101 with the Agawam Paranormal Society will be held at the Forbes Library on July 14 at 7pm. Learn about their terminology, equipment, and ghost hunting skills! This program is part of the adult and teen summer reading program.

  54. June 25, 2014 at 4:00 pm

    Brain Balance Open House for Parents
    Thursday 07/24/2014
    Parents only
    FREE event

    Do you want to help your child and family to be happier, healthier, and more successful? A natural brain-based approach can help. Join the staff of Brain Balance Achievement Center of West Springfield, for an open house. Learn about how we help children, ages 4-20, with academic, behavioral, emotional or sensory issues through our holistic, non-medical, supplemental after school program that is individualized for every child.
    Our team of professionals create an individualized program tailored to each child’s unique challenges using sensory motor & academic exercises and nutrition to address the most fundamental cause of the issue.

    For more information on the center:
    http://www.brainbalancecenters.com/locations/west-springfield/

  55. June 25, 2014 at 9:14 am

    Winged Art
    Every Thursday in July and August
    2-3 p.m.
    Be inspired by the beauty all around you in Butterflies and create a butterfly-inspired work of art. Transform yourself with a butterfly mask, or fly your very own butterfly puppet home. Each week will feature a different family-friendly art project.
    For families and kids of all ages
    call us at 413.443.7171
    e-mail us at info@berkshiremuseum.org
    visit our website berkshiremuseum.org
    Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street (Route 7)
    Pittsfield, MA 01201
    Included with cost of admission into the museum!

  56. June 25, 2014 at 9:13 am

    Caterpillar Chat
    Every Monday in July and August
    2-3 p.m.
    Take a close look at the caterpillars in our Butterflies exhibition and learn just how important this stage of life is for each species. False eyes, beautiful camouflage patterns, and mouths specially developed to be eating machines are just a few of their fascinating adaptations!
    For families and kids of all ages
    call us at 413.443.7171
    e-mail us at info@berkshiremuseum.org
    visit our website berkshiremuseum.org
    Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street (Route 7)
    Pittsfield, MA 01201
    Included with cost of admission into the museum!

  57. June 23, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    Summer Celebration & Fiddle Fest with Donna Hebert, Sunday July 6, 1-4 pm, at the
    Museum of Our Industrial Heritage, 2 Mead Street, Greenfield. Free event.
    Entertainment for the whole family; demonstrations, hands-on activities, guided walk on the Green River to the Wiley-Russell dam, refreshments. All comers fiddle jam. See the museum’s new exhibit for 2014, “Rags to Riches” on the history of Franklin County’s paper industry. http://www.industrialhistory.org contact: James Terapane Tel. 413-336-8275 info@industrialhistory.org

  58. June 21, 2014 at 4:32 pm

    Paint & Wine Night at The New Boston Inn
    Intersection of Route 8 and 57 in Sandisfield, Massachusetts

    Thursday, July 31, 2014 – 6:30 to 8:30 pm
    Tickets are $35.00 – Register at http://www.paintcraze.com

    Join us for our debut Paint Craze event at The New Boston Inn! This historical venue is the perfect location to gather for great food and drink and fun! We’ll meet in the ballroom to paint these lovely hydrangeas, created originally by fellow Paint Craze artist, Christian Goulet.

    Come early and grab a bite to eat before we get started on what’s sure to be a great night!!!

    http://www.paintcraze.com/img/paintings/Hydrangea.gif

  59. June 20, 2014 at 2:29 pm

    Free Outdoor Sunset Yoga in Southwick, MA
    Wednesday evenings, July 2, 9, 16 and 23, 7pm
    A Free Dhira Yoga Center Flow Sunset Class, outside, on the lawn in front of “the Daily Grind” located a few doors down the road from the Dhira Yoga Center in Southwick. Four Wednesday evenings, July 2, 9, 16 and 23 beginning at 7pm.
    A $5 donation gets you a coupon to “The Daily Grind” for a free cup of coffee or iced coffee! Have some outdoor yoga fun this summer. Yoga with the sun and stars!
    All ages, all levels are welcome.
    For more information, visit http://www.DhiraYogaCenter.com

  60. June 20, 2014 at 10:24 am

    Raffle:
    Pick-your-own-prize raffle for non-profit organization The Children’s Equitation Center. The prizes are out of this world! Buy a raffle ticket to support this great organization and spread the word! But hurry! The closing date is in one month! Tickets: $25 each, 5 for $110.

    All checks mailed must be postmarked by Saturday July 19, 2014 (The Children’s Equitation Center, P.O. Box 3010, Ashfield, MA 01330). Make sure you add the prize of your choice on the memo line of the check.

    See this link for prizes and more details:
    https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Childrens-Equitation-Center/137552442980881?ref=hl

  61. June 19, 2014 at 9:34 pm

    The eighth annual Hilltown6 Pottery Tour in the scenic Western Massachusetts hills takes place on July 26th and 27th. Nine nationally
    recognized potters, Christy Knox, Robbie Heidinger, Maya Machin, Michael McCarthy, Hiroshi Nakayama, Mark Shapiro, Eric Smith, Constance Talbot, and Sam Taylor, open their studios with bonus special invited guest artists and events. http://www.hilltown6.com for information and details.

  62. June 11, 2014 at 6:50 pm

    Chesterfield 4th of July Parade
    The Annual Chesterfield 4th of July Parade is always on July 4th. This year our theme is “Healthy Living”. We invite YOU to help continue our tradition of 4th of July fun by participating in the parade.

    The Parade starts promptly at 10:30 AM from the corner of South and Bryant Streets and continues north on South Street, then west on Main Road/Route 143 to Bagg Road about 1/2 mile. Parade entrants must be in place by 9:30 AM, or there is no guarantee a float or group will be announced as it passes the reviewing stand.

    All entries are welcome, with musical units especially encouraged. Notice of your participation by June 25th at chesterfield4th@yahoo.com will help with planning and allow confirmation of your division assignment. Please also contact us with questions!
    Line-up is on South Street with access from Bisbee or Stage Roads to East Street. Signs will designate the Divisions (Dignataries 1, Children, 2; Floats/Bands 3; Antique Cars/Trucks 4). Livestock must line up on Bryant Street and Fire trucks and emergency vehicles on East Street.

    South Street from the center of town will be closed to traffic at 9 AM. Guest parking is available in the field off Bryant Street via Bagg Road. Float and animal displays will be judged based on use of the theme; thought and effort; visual appeal; and inclusion of activity. Prizes range from 1st at $75, to 5th at $15. Children’s categories will be: Most Beautiful; Storybook; Most Original; Funniest; and Bicycles, with ribbon prizes given in each category. Awards and Citations will be made in the staging area, and announcements of prize winners will be made at the reviewing stand.
    For safety reasons, throwing of candy or other items into the crowd is prohibited.
    Hope to see you there! Ed Severance, 4TH of July Parade Committee, (413) 374-1289

  63. June 9, 2014 at 9:32 pm

    Amherst Wednesday Market at Kendrick Park
    2pm-6pm through October
    Local food, live music, lots of fun!
    North Pleasant St & Triangle St.
    Parking Available!

    Local vendors with a wide array of foods and farm products in a family friendly atmosphere. Come for the food, stay for the fun! Kid friendly activities available weekly with Sweet Roots Gardens and educational activities with Grow Food Amherst and the Stockbridge School of Agriculture. Live music from local artists, in a beautiful green park, just north of downtown Amherst.
    http://kendrickparkmarket.com/

  64. May 28, 2014 at 2:38 pm

    Yidstock 2014, July 17-20! YIDSTOCK 2014: featuring the top names in klezmer including the Klezmer Conservatory Band, Nigunim Trio, the Klezmatics, Daniel Kahn & the Painted Bird, Basya Schechter: Songs of Wonder, and Frank London’s Klezmer Brass Allstars with Eleanor Reissa. Also on the bill are Yiddish dance workshops, Yiddish song workshops, lectures, and more.

    Tickets are selling fast! Don’t miss out on what promises to be an amazing festival. For a full schedule of events or to purchase tickets visit yiddishbookcenter.org/yidstock or call 413-256-4900.

  65. Mike said,

    May 12, 2014 at 2:35 pm

    The 36th Annual Bridge of Flowers 10k
    and Steve Lewis Subaru 3k Charity Run/Walk
    August 9, 2014
    Shelburne Falls
    Early entry deep discount/Free Shirt to all.
    Kids pay their age.
    70 & over are free.
    http://www.bridgeofflowers10k.com

  66. Tim May said,

    April 28, 2014 at 8:45 am

    Adult Pickup Soccer games, every Monday night at Pettingill Park in Cummington, 6 pm – 730. FREE. Beautiful field, friendly game for all levels – beginners to experienced. Games are for adults and kids 12 and up. Great playground too for the little ones, bring the kids! Contact Tim May timothydavidmay@gmail.com


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