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  1. August 27, 2014 at 6:49 pm

    Spend An Evening with A Tribute to Cher & Neil Diamond

    Don’t Miss This Special Performance For 1 Night Only at Tuckers Restaurant.

    This is one show not to miss !

    Hosted By Music Tribute Productions:

    2 Legends Live – Tribute to Cher and Neil Diamond
    Friday Sept 19th 2014
    Tuckers Restaurant
    625 College
    Highway
    Southwick MA 01077

    Lisa Carter recreates decades of the singers storied solo career, employing elaborate costuming and live vocal impersonation in her tribute to Cher. Charlie Lask puts his own twist to every song along with a high energy and audience interactive performance in his tribute to Neil Diamond..

    Tickets: $40.00 Per Person Includes Buffet
    Dinner & Show
    Seating: 6:30 PM
    Showtime: 7:15PM
    Purchase tickets in Advance
    413.569.0120

    http://www.mtpshows.com

  2. Lynn said,

    August 27, 2014 at 3:42 pm

    Calling teen volunteers! The Teen Advisory Board at Forbes Library in Northampton is looking for teens interested in planning events at the library. We meet once a month. Our next meeting is Friday September 12 at 3:30pm. Bring your ideas!

  3. Amy Donovan said,

    August 27, 2014 at 2:16 pm

    Volunteers needed for: Franklin County Fair Recycle/Compost Program
    Franklin County Fair, 89 Wisdom Way, Greenfield, MA 01301

    Fair Dates: September 4-7, 2014
    Volunteers needed: September 3-10, 2014, various shifts available

    Volunteers will:

    · get into the Fair for free!
    · get a free T-shirt! (while supplies last)
    · collect recyclables and compostables from designated bins (gloves and hand sanitizer provided)
    · sort and process materials
    · monitor compost bins
    · have fun at the fair while protecting our environment

    Last year we recycled and composted more than 3.3 tons!
    (Thank you 2013 volunteers!!!)

    How it works: Volunteers enter the fair for free on the day they volunteer and can enjoy the fair before or after their 4-hour shift and during their 30 minute shift break. Volunteers must be confirmed before the event: anyone who shows up without prior confirmation will have to pay to enter the fair. Deadline to sign up: Wed 9/3, 5 pm.

    Volunteers also needed for set up and breakdown before and after the Fair, on Wed. Sept. 3rd, Thurs Sept. 4th, and Monday Sept. 10th.

    Volunteers may be adults, families, scout troops, clubs, groups. Anyone under 14 must have a chaperone.

    Sign up here: http://doodle.com/vvfpc8p3sfvh5wv9
    After signing up, you MUST email me, Amy Donovan, Program Director, Franklin County Solid Waste District; amy@franklincountywastedistrict.org, or call 413-772-2438.

    Thank you! We could not run this valuable program without volunteers!

    Amy Donovan
    Program Director, Franklin County Solid Waste Management District
    Member, Springfield MRF Advisory Board
    Recycling Director, Franklin County Fair

    50 Miles Street, Greenfield, MA 01301
    (413) 772-2438, Fax: (413) 772-3786
    amy@franklincountywastedistrict.org

  4. August 27, 2014 at 11:21 am

    Musante Beach, located at 85 Reservoir Rd. in Leeds, is open daily from 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. through August 31. The beach will be open Labor Day, Sept. 1, 10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. This family friendly beach is a great place for a swim, relaxing in the sun or building sand castles. Beach is staffed by certified lifeguards. Daily admission is required for all beach users. Admission is $2 for Resident youth/Senior, $3 for Resident adult, $3 for Non-resident youth/Senior or $5 for Non-resident adult. For more information call Northampton Recreation Department at: 413-587-1040 or email recreation@northamptonma.gov.

  5. patakeith said,

    August 26, 2014 at 3:26 pm

    The Kingman Tavern Museum Shape Note Singing School

    On this coming Labor Day Weekend, Saturday, the 30th of August, 2014, the Cummington (MA) Historical Society is holding its Second Annual Kingman Tavern Museum Singing School/Singing. We are delighted to have Tim Eriksen as our Singing School Master. Tim is an internationally known performer and musicologist as well as an incredible teacher. The Singing School is an excellent way to try four part choral singing, even if you have never sung before. Shape note singing is a participatory form of singing, for each other, not for performance. The Singing School is free and open to all. We will be singing from 2pm to 5pm but you are free to come and go as you wish. It’s recommended, though, to arrive by 2pm if you have never experienced shape note singing. Loaner books will be available.

    The Kingman Tavern Museum is located in the center of Cummington MA at 41 Main Street. The Museum (ca. 1800) has 15 completely furnished rooms with over 5000 artifacts as well as a well stocked barn and a cider mill. For a small museum it really is quite remarkable. We will be holding the Singing School outdoors on the museum lawn (if we have inclement weather we will move the Singing School just down the road to the Village Church vestry).

  6. Anna Sobel said,

    August 25, 2014 at 1:29 pm

    Puppet Stories:
    Folktales from around the world told by handmade puppets
    with Anna Sobel of Talking Hands Theatre

    Wednesday, Aug. 27
    12-1
    at River Valley Market in Northampton
    ages 2-10
    Free

  7. Tina acker said,

    August 25, 2014 at 7:30 am

    Save Historic Cushman Tag & Bake Sale! — On the Cushman Common in Amherst MA.
    Saturday September 6 9:00am – 3:00pm

    Household items including some high end antiques, small appliances, furniture, sporting goods, toys and more!

    Locally made baked goods!

    All proceeds go to Save Historic Cushman. More info at http://www.savehistoriccushman.com

    Rain Date September 7

  8. August 23, 2014 at 1:29 pm

    MALL-O-WEEN 2014 @ Eastfield Mall
    October 28, 2014
    5PM – 8PM

    This year Eastfield Mall will once again host our popular MALL-O-WEEN in a fun and climate controlled atmosphere at NO COST!

    This annual event attracts between 3000 to 5000 children and their families, from infants to teens; to trick-or-treat and participate in a costume contest that is the most anticipated fun and exciting aspect of the event.

    “Supporting our spirited community in Greater Springfield and surrounding areas.”

    wsantiago@eastfieldmall.com
    eastfieldmall.com

  9. August 23, 2014 at 1:24 pm

    Noble Visiting Nurse & Hospice presents…
    ‘FITNESS IS FUN HEALTH FAIR 2014′
    Eastfield Mall
    October 18, 2014
    10AM – 2PM

    Dozens of wellness-related exhibitors throughout the mall offer free screenings, information and services. The Melha Shrine clowns make this a great event for all ages!

    wsantiago@eastfieldmall.com

  10. August 23, 2014 at 1:21 pm

    Dress for Success Western MA * OVERSTOCK SALE! *
    Eastfield Mall
    September 19th – 21st

    Pick up some great new and gently used career wear at this Cash Only event, benefitting Dress for Success Western MA – Suits to Self-Sufficiency.

    wsantiago@eastfieldmall.com
    eastfieldmall.com

  11. August 23, 2014 at 12:39 pm

    Circus Model Builders Expo 2014 @ Eastfield Mall
    September 10th-13th
    * FREE *

    The teeny tiny circus is in town! Circus model hobbyists from all over the country set-up their displays throughout the mall to delight young and old!

  12. August 22, 2014 at 3:22 pm

    Workshop at Shantigar Foundation in Rowe (MA):

    Continuum Movement with Bobbie Ellis ~ Music accompaniment – John Bianculli on August 29-31, 2014.

    Join Bobbie Ellis for a weekend of Continuum Movement at Shantigar nestled in the lush and nourishing woods of Western Massachusetts. Bobbie’s Continuum workshop at Shantigar this year, delightfully accompanied by the music of her husband, John Bianculli, will be a tribute to Continuum’s inspiring founder, Emilie Conrad. We will dive into the last Continuum sequence that Emilie invented before her passing in April, 2014.

    for information about this workshop go to: http://www.shantigar.org
    63 Davenport Road, Rowe, MA 01367, Tel. 413-339-4332

  13. Leslie Luppino said,

    August 22, 2014 at 8:52 am

    Free Documentary Film Screening of The Ghosts in Our Machines – September 9th at the Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield Public Library
    Award-winning filmmaker Liz Marshall directs through the heart and lens of acclaimed animal photographer Jo-Anne McArthur. Haunting and heart-warming, audiences experience a diverse cast of animal subjects in this cinematic documentary illuminating the lives of individual animals rescued from and living within the machine of our modern world.
The Ghosts In Our Machine (2013)
Documentary – 93 Minutes

    Show Time – 7:00 pm, Doors open at 6:30 pm
    Refreshments and drawing for gift basket after the film
    Berkshire Atheenaeum, Pittsfield Public Library
    1 Wendall Ave, Pittsfleld, MA
    For more information about this event, email shrila44@hotmail.com

  14. Janet Aalfs said,

    August 21, 2014 at 12:23 pm

    Tai Chi Seminars with Master Su ZiFang
    September 26-28 at Valley Women’s Martial Arts
    1 Cottage Street Studio #319, Easthampton, MA

    Five workshops will be offered by “the Queen of Tai Chi” and “One of the Hundred Living Treasures of China”. Sessions will be held Fri 6-8pm, Sat 9-12pm & 12-2pm, and Sun 10-12pm. The Saturday 12-2 workshop will be especially geared towards youths 7-17. Fees per session: $50 adult; $55 adult + youth (7-17), $25 youth (12-17) and senior (65+). Register by 9/5 for early bird pricing; other discounts available for groups and multiple workshops. For more information, visit http://www.vwma.com.

  15. August 21, 2014 at 12:15 pm

    Ride to Provide
    UMass Hillel, Amherst, MA
    Sunday morning, October 19, 2014
    A family friendly bike ride and 5K to support community service programs and green projects of UMass Hillel.

  16. August 18, 2014 at 4:10 pm

    Musante Beach, located at 53 Resevior Rd in Leeds, is open daily from 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. This family friendly beach is a great place for a swim, relaxing or building sand castles. Beach is staffed by certified lifeguards and will be open through Labor Day. Season pass or daily admission required for all beach users. Daily admission is $2 for Resident Youth/Senior, $3 for Resident adult, $3 for Non-resident Youth/Senior or $5 for Non-resident adult. For more information call Northampton Recreation Department at: 413-587-1040 or email recreation@northamptonma.gov.

  17. Su Eaton said,

    August 18, 2014 at 2:23 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 10am till noon 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

  18. Amherst Live said,

    August 18, 2014 at 9:38 am

    Title or Name of Event: Amherst Live
    Venue: Bowker Auditorium, UMass Amherst
    City or Town: Amherst, MA
    Date of event: January 13, 2014
    Time: Doors @ 7:00; Show @ 7:30, w catered afterparty
    Cost: $12 adult; $7 students; $50 premium
    Description: Amherst Live is a live magazine show combining interviews, storytelling, TED-style talks, and live music. What does it means to live here, in a small New England town, and what we can learn from our neighbors about how to live better?
    Contact information for event attendees: http://amherstlive.com
    URL where readers can find more information about the event: http://amherstlive.com

  19. Lynn said,

    August 14, 2014 at 3:42 pm

    Get involved at the library! Join the Teen Advisory Board at Forbes Library- we meet once a month to discuss books and plan events at the library. We have lots of great events coming up- let your voice be heard! Our next meeting is August 15 at 3:30pm.

  20. Jennifer Wallner said,

    August 14, 2014 at 7:44 am

    I was hoping I could send you some information about The Country Players FIRST EVER youth production, SUDS AND SOLILOQUIES.

    It will be at Frontier Regional School in the auditorium August 15, 16, 22 & 23 at 7:00 p.m. and August 24 at 2:00 p.m.

    Tickets are $7 adults and $5 for children and seniors (with $1 off with a canned food item).

    There are two performances. The first is An Old Fashioned Soap Opera presented by the Junior Players (8-12 years old) and the second performance, presented by the Senior Players (ages 13-18), is Super Short Shakespeare Parodies by Cliff Jury.

    For reservations, call 413-768-9126

  21. Eric Bennett said,

    August 11, 2014 at 10:15 pm

    Join Bridge Street School parent Eric Bennett this Sunday at August 17th at 2 pm, at the White Square Book Shop in Easthampton for a reading of his fun, new children’s book “Noodles & Albie,” the story of a young penguin named Noodles on his first adventure at sea. When Noodles gets lost, he meets a friendly fish named Albie who knows the sea “like the back of my fin.” But can Albie help Noodles get home to the penguin colony before dark? Liz Bannish’s watercolor illustrations bring this charming story to life.

  22. August 11, 2014 at 3:08 pm

    The Family Resource Center Book Mobile
    The schedule for the Book Mobile for August is:

    On August 19th at 1:30 in the parking lot of the Monroe Town Hall and at 2:30 in the parking lot of Gabriel Abbott Memorial School in Florida.
    On August 25th at 12:30 in the parking lot of Hancock Elementary School and at 1:30 in the parking lot of the New Ashford Town Hall.
    On August 26th at 1:00 in the parking lot of Cheshire Elementary School, at 2:00 in the parking lot of CT Plunkett Elementary School in Adams and at 3:00 in the parking lot of the Emma L. Miller School in Savoy.

    Each child who visits will be given a free book

  23. August 5, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    EVENT TYPE: Community Service/Citizen Scientist

    Citizen inventory of Northampton’s trees to build a case for better urban forestry

    Moved to action by a declining public shade tree canopy, a group of local citizens, supported by the US Forest Service and MA Department of Conservation Resources will undertake an all-volunteer inventory of Northampton’s public shade trees on Saturday, September 13, 2014 in order to attain a “snapshot” of Northampton’s trees and quantify their benefits. The group seeks up to 40 volunteers to assist this effort.

    “Sadly, Northampton lacks a state-mandated Tree Warden,” stated Lilly Lombard, a resident of Northampton and one of the group’s organizers. “And so there exists no tree inventory, no comprehensive plan for tree planting and care, and no leveraging of tax dollars to preserve our urban forest. We’ve studied the numbers–Northampton’s public tree canopy is shrinking.” Laura Hilberg, another organizer, said, “The well-documented benefits of public shade trees, especially in light of global warming, are enormous. This inventory will bring real facts and dollars to this discussion and make a case for a comprehensive tree program in Northampton.”

    Using the peer-reviewed, globally recognized software, i-Tree, citizens will divide into 14 groups—two for each of Northampton’s seven wards—and use their smartphones and tablets to record a scientific sampling of the varietyspecies, health, and size of Northampton’s public shade tree canopy. Ii-Tree synthesizes the data and not only allows a community to map and quantify its trees, but also translates that tree inventory into dollar value–financial benefits that include stormwater mitigation and pollution reduction, energy savings, increased property value, and heightened economic activity.

    The inventory will take approximately six hours. Brief morning training of volunteers, along with complimentary breakfast, will precede the inventory. Twenty volunteers have thus far come forward including arborists from UMass, Smith College, and MA DCR. Volunteers must be able to walk up to three miles. Possession of a smart phone, tablet, and/or tree-identification skills are a plus but are not required. To volunteer, please contact Lilly Lombard at jollyforager@gmail.com, or 413-207-5899.

    [submitted by Lilly Lombard, citizen organizer, 413-207-5899, jollyforager@gmail.com]

  24. August 4, 2014 at 11:26 am

    BRAIN BALANCE CENTER BACK TO SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE
    Thursday 08/21/2014 7-9pm
    Parents only and Professionals
    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.

    Call 413-737-5439 to RSVP and get directions.

    For more information on the center:

    http://www.brainbalancecenters.com/locations/west-springfield/

  25. August 4, 2014 at 12:16 am

    Kelly Silliman/the tinydance project presents:

    “veins in the stones we carry”

    Friday, August 8th on Arts Night Out at 33 Hawley St
    5:30 pm and 6:00 pm

    Saturday, August 9th at First Churches
    11:00 am and 12:00 pm

    Monday, August 11th at Forbes Library
    12:00 pm

    Wednesday, August 13th at Look Park
    5:00 pm and 6:30 pm

    All events will be held outdoors and are free, although donations will be gratefully accepted.

    The tinydance project presents low-tech dance performances that highlight the intersection between sustainability and the arts. Performed on a 4′ by 8′ stage that can be towed by bicycle to venues, in natural light to entirely acoustic accompaniment, tinydance performances offer transparency and human connection in today’s complex world.

  26. August 1, 2014 at 11:17 pm

    Girls STEM Summit – North is a one-day summit designed by Jr. Tech for girls in 8 – 12 grade to explore STEM career paths.

    GSS – North will be hosted on Saturday, November 1, 2014 and located at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

    GSS-North targets girls in grades 8 – 12 who love and want to explore careers in STEM. Included in the summit will be a keynote speaker from a female leader in a STEM field, career path workshops with leading STEM professionals, and exploration of high school and college prepatory skills for STEM programs and degrees.

    The key goals of Girls STEM Summit-North are to educate young women on various STEM career paths through hands-on breakouts, to encourage students to continue studying these disciplines throughout high school to prepare for college degree programs, to inspire through interaction with female professional role-models working in STEM fields, and to demonstrate that a STEM career is attainable.

    Registration and information is available through Jr. Tech’s website at http://www.juniortech.org.

    The registration fee is $45 for the day-long event and includes participation in hands-on career session breakouts, keynote speaker, and lunch for attendees. Group enrollment is available for schools or groups and includes a block of ten spots plus two instructors spots.

    Jr.Tech’s mission is to engage 4-12 grade students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education. We aim to encourage and nurture a lifelong interest in these fields and to broaden students awareness of career paths in STEM by providing high quality, hands-on, STEM workshops and summits.

    Subscribe to the STEM Ed. RSS feed at: http://www.umassk12.net/feed.xml

  27. 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.

  28. 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

  29. 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

  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 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

  32. 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

  33. 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

  34. 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

  35. 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

  36. 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

  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. 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

  40. 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

  41. 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

  42. 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

  43. 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

  44. 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

  45. 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

  46. 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

  47. 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!

  48. 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!

  49. 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/

  50. 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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