Events

Community YMCA of Greenfield

Saturday, January 17th 2015 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Community YMCA Greenfield
451 Main Street

Saturday Family Night – Every Saturday from 6-8pm the Y provides active family nights for parents with 1-12 year olds.  Families can attend a family swim or play in the gymnastics center (0-7 year olds with a parent at 6:30pm, 8-12 year olds with a parent at 7:15pm).  One Saturday night per month there are gym games as well.  These nights are free for those with Y Family Memberships and $18 for a family guest pass for non-members.  For more info call 773-3646 ext. 0

Community YMCA

Tuesday, February 10th 2015 - All Day
at Community YMCA Greenfield
451 Main Street

Summer Camp Info – The YMCA’s 2015 Summer Camp Brochure is now available at the YMCA or on the Y’s website ymcaingreenfield.org.  The Y has indoor camps all with air conditioning; they include Half-Day Sports, Gymnastics Camps, Camp Recess, Reading Camp and Camp Apex.  Camp Apex offers eight specialty camps like LEGO, Frozen, Mine Craft and skateboarding. Some of these camps are half day (9am-1pm or 12-4pm) and others are full day (9am-4pm).  There is early care from 6:15-9am and late care from 4-6pm.

Lenten Season Foods

Tuesday, February 10th 2015 - All Day
at The Holy Name of Jesus Parish
15 Thayer Street

Now thru March 30th the Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 15 Thayer Street, South Deerfield, has for sale during the Lenten Season frozen cheese, potato and cheese and sauerkraut pierogi for sale. For purchase and pick-up please call 665-2129 or 774-3800.

Handmade Valentines: Connecting & Expanding a Community Tradition

Wednesday, February 11th 2015 - All Day
at Meekins Library
2 Williams Street

For the month of February, over 100 handmade Valentines sent to Hilltown Families by swap participants over the years will be on display in the Neil Hammer Gallery of the Hawks~Hayden Community Room at the Meekins Library in Williamsburg.

 

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Community YMCA-Greenfield (Print and Post)

Tuesday, February 17th 2015 - All Day
at Community YMCA Greenfield
451 Main Street

Heart Health Week – February 22-28 February 22-28 the Y will be offering a host of free events and activities to showcase the YMCA and provide info on proper nutrition for good heart health. There will be a free Tai Chi demo class on Feb 26 at 6:30 pm and a free adult lap swim clinic on Feb 22 at 2 pm. For those who have not been a Y member in the past twelve months the Y is offering free use of the cardio center and weight room, group ex classes and water fitness classes all wee, Must be 25 and old and bring a photo ID. Nutrition talks will be on Feb 25 at 6 pm and Feb 27 at noon. There will also be free blood pressure screenings Monday through Friday from 9 – 11 am. Check ymcaingreenfield.org for the schedule of classes and times

 

Swim and Basketball Clinics On Sunday February 22, Deerfield Academy Swim Team and Basketball Team will be at the YMCA providing free clinics. From 2-3:30 pm the swim team will be working with any adult lap swimmer who wants to improve their swimming efficiency. Deerfield Academy Basketball Team will be conducting a basketball clinic for 8-14 year olds from 2 – 4 pm. Both clinics are free and open to the public.

 

Lifeguard Training From March 3 – April 23 the Y will be offering its annual Lifeguard Training Course. The training will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30-9 pm. Participants must be strong swimmers, age 15 and older who are proficient in the four main swim strokes and who can swim 550 yards without stopping. Once completed, this certificate can provide job opportunities at area pools, ponds, and lakes. The course fee is $350 for members and $385 for others.

 

Summer Camp Info – The YMCA’s 2015 Summer Camp Brochure is now available at the YMCA or on the Y’s website ymcaingreenfield.org.  The Y has indoor camps all with air conditioning; they include Half-Day Sports, Gymnastics Camps, Camp Recess, Reading Camp and Camp Apex.  Camp Apex offers eight specialty camps like LEGO, Frozen, Mine Craft and skateboarding. Some of these camps are half day (9am-1pm or 12-4pm) and others are full day (9am-4pm).  There is early care from 6:15-9am and late care from 4-6pm.

 

Yoga – The YMCA offers eight yoga classes each week, all included at no extra charge with  Silver and Gold memberships.  Class times are T/Th 9am, W 12:00, M/T/Th 5:30pm, Sat 9am and Sun 8:30am.   A Silver membership also includes over 50 group exercise classes per week, use of the pool, Jacuzzi, basketball court, weight room and cardio center.  For details go to “schedules” at ymcaingreenfield.org or call 773-3646 ext 0.

 

Parent/Child Classes – Parent/Child gym or gym & swim classes are offered for children ages 6-36 months.  These classes help young children develop their gross motor skills as well as provide a fun exercise session.  Children who learn to enjoy movement and exercise at a young age are more likely to make it a lifetime habit.  Parents can enroll at any time for these classes and the fee will be prorated.  See page 16 of the Program Brochure at ymcaingreenfield.org for days, times and prices.

 

Greenfield Public Library Events (Print and Post)

Tuesday, February 17th 2015 - All Day
at Greenfield Public Library
402 Main St.

 

Preschool Story Hour, Tuesday, February 17, 24, March 3, 10am

Parents with kids 5 and under – please join us for a weekly hour of story and craft time fun! Meet other people with small children and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and crafts with Sally Ahearn. Preschool Story Hour takes place in the LeVanway Meeting Room from 10 to 11 a.m. No sign-up is required, and this program is open to everyone and free of charge, thanks to the Friends of the Greenfield Public Library. For more information phone Kay Lyons, the children’s librarian, at (413) 772-1544 ext. 5.

 

Writers’ Lunch, Tuesday, February 17, 24, March 3, 12-2pm

The Library’s meeting room will be open each Monday through Thursday from noon to 2 for a Writers’ Lunch.   This is a self-directed free writing time open to any writer who is looking for a place to work through their lunch.  Bring your own lunch and beverage and stop in for all or part of the Writers’ Lunch.   Contact Jane Buchanan at 413-772-1544 for more details.

 

Writers’ Lunch, Wednesday, February 18, 25, March 4, 12-2pm

The Library’s meeting room will be open each Monday through Thursday from noon to 2 for a Writers’ Lunch.  This is a self-directed free writing time open to any writer who is looking for a place to work through their lunch.  Bring your own lunch and beverage and stop in for all or part of the Writers’ Lunch.   Contact Jane Buchanan at 413-772-1544 for more details.

 

Chess Club, Wednesday, February 18, 25, March 4, 5:30-7:45pm

Do you play chess?  Meet up with other chess players in the main library at the Greenfield Public Library.  Contact calderrossi@gmail.com with any questions.  The last Wednesday of each month will feature a speed chess tournament.  This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Greenfield Public Library.

 

Ralph Mroz: Franklin County Regional Dog Shelter, Wednesday, February 18, 6pm

If you are a “dog” person, a “pet” person, or just like helping animals, please join us to welcome Ralph Mroz from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Regional Dog Shelter.  The Regional Shelter is the main facility that cares for dogs in need in Franklin County.  Ralph has been volunteering at the Regional shelter since it started and will be sharing stories about construction of the building and about the dogs he has met while there. There will be a brief slide show as well as an opportunity to ask questions. This program will be held in the LeVanway Room.

 

Writers’ Lunch, Thursday, February 19, 26, March 5, 12-2pm

The Library’s meeting room will be open each Monday through Thursday from noon to 2 for a Writers’ Lunch.  This is a self-directed free writing time open to any writer who is looking for a place to work through their lunch.  Bring your own lunch and beverage and stop in for all or part of the Writers’ Lunch.   Contact Jane Buchanan at 413-772-1544 for more details.

 

“Mother Goose on the Loose”, Friday, February 20, 27, March 6, 11am

Join the happy circle with Kay Lyons at a lap-sit story hour for children age 3 and under with a grown-up every Friday morning at the Greenfield Public Library.  Kay reads books, leads the group in hand rhymes, and uses puppets to teach animal sounds and other concepts new to the very young.  Children and grown-ups shake rattles, tap rhythm sticks, wave colored scarves, ring bells, and do knee bounces to simple sing-along tunes that everybody learns together.  Go on the loose with Mother Goose! It’s so much fun!  Each session is 45 minutes, with half an hour of structured activity and about fifteen minutes of visiting time.  No sign-up is required, and the program is free of charge thanks to the generosity of the Friends of Greenfield Public Library.

 

Writers’ Lunch Workshop, Friday, February 20, 27, March 6, 12-2pm

This two-hour writing workshop runs on Fridays from noon to 2 pm. Jane Buchanan and Joannah Whitney lead the program, which includes writing exercises and discussion as well as an opportunity to share what has been written. Participants are encouraged to attend the open writing periods during the week as well. There is no charge for the workshop and registration is not required. Contact Jane Buchanan at 413-772-1544 for more details.

 

Open for Business, Friday, February 20, 27, March 6, 2-5pm

People looking for reliable WiFi and a quiet workspace are invited to the library’s LeVanway Meeting Room Mondays and Fridays from 2-5pm.  Access to the room is free and open to all who need a space to work.

 

Author Talk and Book Signing:  Sandra Boston, Saturday, February 21, 11am

 

Cooped Up at the Library Concert Series, Sunday, February 22, 2pm

The Greenfield Public Library will turn its LeVanway meeting room into a coffee house on the fourth Sundays in January, February, and March.  In conjunction with the Coop Concerts, the Library will be hosting Cooped Up at the Library concerts in the meeting room from 2 to 4 p.m. on February 22 and March 22. Michael Nix will kick off the series, with Orlen and Gabriel in February, and Pat and Tex in March.  Each program will begin with an open mic from 2 to 2:30. Sign-up will be required with the main performance beginning at 3. Refreshments will be for sale for $1, provided by the Friends of the Greenfield Public Library. Admission will be by donation. Space is limited, so early arrival is recommended. Doors open at 1:45. Please use back entrance.

 

Sunshine Story Time, Monday, February 23, March 2, 10am

Bring children to Sunshine Story Time at Greenfield Public Library each Monday morning at 10:00!  Kay Lyons brings a blend of read-aloud, sing-along, play-along fun to families with young children.  There’s half an hour of story time and a few minutes of visiting and play time for active young children made possible by funding from the Friends of the Greenfield Public Library.  This program is held in the LeVanway Meeting Room, on the lower level of the building, accessed through the rear or by stairs or elevator from the main floor.  For further information contact Kay Lyons at (413) 772-1544 ext.  5, or check the library website at www.greenfieldpubliclibrary.org.

 

Writers’ Lunch, Monday, February 23, March 2, 12-2pm

The Library’s meeting room will be open each Monday through Thursday from noon to 2 for a Writers’ Lunch.  This is a self-directed free writing time open to any writer who is looking for a place to work through their lunch.  Bring your own lunch and beverage and stop in for all or part of the Writers’ Lunch.   Contact Jane Buchanan at 413-772-1544 for more details.

 

Open for Business, Monday, February 23, March 2, 2-5pm  

Telecommuters and local business people looking for reliable WiFi and a quiet workspace are invited to the library’s LeVanway Meeting Room Mondays and Fridays from 2-5pm.  Access to the room is free and open to all who need a space to work.

 

The Hobbit:  an Unexpected Book Experience Party, Saturday, February 28, 7pm

Sign up starting February 1, and come to the back door of the library with the ticket we will give you for this special interactive theater event. Suggested for ages 9 and up.  This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the GPL. Call the children’s desk at (413) 772-1544 ext. 5 or come in to register.

 

 

First Wednesday Speaker Series:  Suzanne Strempek Shea, Wednesday, March 4, 6pm

The Greenfield Public Library is pleased to present Suzanne Strempek Shea will be reading from her two new books, This is Paradise and Make a Wish But Not For Money. Suzanne is the author of six novels and three memoirs. She is a member of the faculty at the University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast MFA program in creative writing and is writer-in-residence and director of the creative writing program at Bay Path University in Longmeadow.  The First Wednesday Speaker Series is held monthly from 6 to 8 pm in the LeVanway Room at the library.  All attendees will be entered into a raffle for a $15 Greenfield Dollars certificate.  The program is sponsored by the Friends of the Greenfield Public Library in conjunction with the World Eye Book Shop.

 

Trustee Meeting, Tuesday, March 10, 5:30pm

The monthly meeting of the GPL trustees will be held in the LeVanway Meeting Room.

11th Annual Gala at TFHS

Tuesday, February 24th 2015 - All Day
at Gill Montague Regional High School
Turnpike Road

On Saturday April 25th, at 7:30 PM at the Turners Falls High School Theater, the Gill-Montague Education Fund presents their 11th Annual Gala featuring The Don Campbell Band “Celebrating the Music of Dan Fogelberg,” with special guest Tom Dyhhrberg performing the music of Gordon Lightfoot. Tickets are available at the World Eye Bookshop, Greenfield; Scotty’s Convenience Store on the “hill” in Turners Falls or by calling Sandy at Turners Falls High School at 413-863-7296. Beginning on March 14th tickets will be available online at the GMEF website www.thegmef.org. Advance tickets are $15, $20 at the door.

Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary Events

Tuesday, February 24th 2015 - All Day
at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary
Rt 141

“Painting and Drawing”

Come to Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary in Easthampton/Northampton for a morning of discovery and reconnection with your creative self. In this program on “Painting and Drawing,” we will learn skills in drawing, design, composition and the techniques of water-based painting (acrylics, watercolors and water -oils) on gessoed paper, canvas and natural objects. Each class will include instruction, demonstrations and studio time. Cost includes paint, brushes and instruction for the classes. The program will be presented from 9 a.m. – noon on the following Tuesdays: March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, and April 7.   The fee is $205 for Mass Audubon members and $230 for nonmembers. Preregistration is required.  For more information, please contact Mass Audubon’s Connecticut River Valley Sanctuaries at 413-584-3009 ext. 812 or arcadia@massaudubon.org.

For further information, contact the registrar at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary at 413-584-3009 ext. 812, or by email at arcadia@massaudubon.org.

 

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“Ticks and Lyme Disease”

Join Dr. Allison Ryan for a fact- filled evening on ticks, Lyme disease and other tick- borne illnesses. The program will take place at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary in Easthampton/Northampton from 7 – 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 5.  Fee is $5 for Mass Audubon members, and $7 for nonmembers.  Preregistration is required.  For more information, please contact Mass Audubon’s Connecticut River Valley Sanctuaries at 413-584-3009 ext. 812 or arcadia@massaudubon.org.

 

 

 

 

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“Pioneer Valley Ecological Management Conference”

Join Mass Audubon and our conservation partners for presentations on research and ecological management that is occurring on protected lands in the Pioneer Valley. Presenters at this “Pioneer Valley Ecological Management Conference” will include The Trustees of Reservations, Kestrel Land Trust, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, Smith College, and Mass Audubon’s Connecticut River Valley Sanctuaries.The program will take place at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary in Easthampton/Northampton from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 7.  This is a free program, but preregistration is recommended.  For more information, please contact Mass Audubon’s Connecticut River Valley Sanctuaries at 413-584-3009 ext. 812 or arcadia@massaudubon.org.

 

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“Moran Snowshoe Adventure Hike”

 

Celebrate the great outdoors with a casual late-winter exploration of the Berkshire Plateau at Eugene D. Moran Wildlife Management Area.  This “Moran Snowshoe Adventure Hike” goes through wide-open vistas and deep boreal forests, offering an ideal adventure through an amazingly diverse natural landscape and former dairy farms.  Learn how to identify trees in winter from their bark and look for signs of seasonal wildlife activity.  Stunning westerly views of Mount Greylock, the state’s highest peak, and unique northern forest ecology make this an idyllic setting for outdoor discovery.  The program, which will be led by historian Mike Whalen, will take place at the Eugene D. Moran Wildlife Management Area in Windsor, MA.  It will take place from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 7.  Fee is $15 for Mass Audubon members and $20 for nonmembers.  Preregistration is required. For more information and directions, please contact Mass Audubon’s Connecticut River Valley Sanctuaries at 413-584-3009 ext. 812 or arcadia@massaudubon.org.

 

 

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“Spruce-Fir Snowshoe at Tamarack Hollow”

 

In Mass Audubon’s “Spruce-Fir Snowshoe at Tamarack Hollow,” you can snowshoe the high elevation spruce-fir boreal- like forests of Windsor while learning about the unique ecology of the upper elevations of Massachusetts. Learn to identify trees such as balsam fir, black spruce and striped maple. Learn tracks and signs such as those belonging to the snowshoe hare, moose and ruffed grouse! The hike will conclude with a cup of steaming balsam fir tea from needles collected on the hike.  The trek is approximately 2 miles roundtrip.  Participants should wear warm, layered clothing, sturdy, waterproof boots and nylon pants.   The program will take place at Tamarack Hollow in Windsor, MA.from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 7.  Fee is $15 for Mass Audubon members and $20 for nonmembers.  Preregistration is required. For more information and directions, please contact Mass Audubon’s Connecticut River Valley Sanctuaries at 413-584-3009 ext. 812 or arcadia@massaudubon.org.

 

 

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“Homeschool:  Wildlife”

Do you have a homeschooler who loves science and is 5 to 10 years old? This Spring, we are offering a 6-week session focusing on “Wildlife.”  We’ll explore mammals (their structure, tracks, and signs), birds (their habits, habitats, and songs), reptiles and amphibians (their importance), and invertebrates (their amazing life cycles). We’ll also learn about classification and adaptations during this session.  The program will take place at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary in Easthampton/Northampton.  It will take place from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. on the following Wednesdays: March 4, 11, 18, 25, and April 1 and 8 .  Fee is $120 for Mass Audubon members and $145 for nonmembers, but nonmembers can join today during checkout and take immediate advantage of member prices.  Preregistration is required.  Siblings will receive the following discounted price: members- $90, non members- $110.  Please pack a nut-free snack for each class. Caregivers are welcome to attend any session and indoor spaces will be nut-free.  For more information and directions, please contact Mass Audubon’s Connecticut River Valley Sanctuaries at 413-584-3009 ext. 812 or arcadia@massaudubon.org.

Happening at Greenfield Public Library

Tuesday, February 24th 2015 - All Day
at Greenfield Public Library
402 Main St.

Cooped Up at the Library Concert Series, Sunday, February 22, 2pm

The Greenfield Public Library will turn its LeVanway meeting room into a coffee house on the fourth Sundays in January, February, and March.  In conjunction with the Coop Concerts, the Library will be hosting Cooped Up at the Library concerts in the meeting room from 2 to 4 p.m. on February 22 and March 22. Michael Nix will kick off the series, with Orlen and Gabriel in February, and Pat and Tex in March.  Each program will begin with an open mic from 2 to 2:30. Sign-up will be required with the main performance beginning at 3. Refreshments will be for sale for $1, provided by the Friends of the Greenfield Public Library. Admission will be by donation. Space is limited, so early arrival is recommended. Doors open at 1:45. Please use back entrance.

 

Sunshine Story Time, Monday, February 23, March 2, 9, 10am

Bring children to Sunshine Story Time at Greenfield Public Library each Monday morning at 10:00!  Kay Lyons brings a blend of read-aloud, sing-along, play-along fun to families with young children.  There’s half an hour of story time and a few minutes of visiting and play time for active young children made possible by funding from the Friends of the Greenfield Public Library.  This program is held in the LeVanway Meeting Room, on the lower level of the building, accessed through the rear or by stairs or elevator from the main floor.  For further information contact Kay Lyons at (413) 772-1544 ext.  5, or check the library website at www.greenfieldpubliclibrary.org.

 

Writers’ Lunch, Monday, February 23, March 2, 9, 12-2pm

The Library’s meeting room will be open each Monday through Thursday from noon to 2 for a Writers’ Lunch.  This is a self-directed free writing time open to any writer who is looking for a place to work through their lunch.  Bring your own lunch and beverage and stop in for all or part of the Writers’ Lunch.   Contact Jane Buchanan at 413-772-1544 for more details.

 

Open for Business, Monday, February 23, March 2, 9, 2-5pm  

Telecommuters and local business people looking for reliable WiFi and a quiet workspace are invited to the library’s LeVanway Meeting Room Mondays and Fridays from 2-5pm.  Access to the room is free and open to all who need a space to work.

 

Preschool Story Hour, Tuesday, February 24, March 3, 10, 10am

Parents with kids 5 and under – please join us for a weekly hour of story and craft time fun! Meet other people with small children and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and crafts with Sally Ahearn. Preschool Story Hour takes place in the LeVanway Meeting Room from 10 to 11am. No sign-up is required, and this program is open to everyone and free of charge, thanks to the Friends of the Greenfield Public Library. For more information phone Kay Lyons, the children’s librarian, at (413) 772-1544 ext. 5.

 

Writers’ Lunch, Tuesday, February 24, March 3, 10, 12-2pm

The Library’s meeting room will be open each Monday through Thursday from noon to 2 for a Writers’ Lunch.   This is a self-directed free writing time open to any writer who is looking for a place to work through their lunch.  Bring your own lunch and beverage and stop in for all or part of the Writers’ Lunch.   Contact Jane Buchanan at 413-772-1544 for more details.

 

Writers’ Lunch, Wednesday, February 25, March 4, 11, 12-2pm

The Library’s meeting room will be open each Monday through Thursday from noon to 2 for a Writers’ Lunch.  This is a self-directed free writing time open to any writer who is looking for a place to work through their lunch.  Bring your own lunch and beverage and stop in for all or part of the Writers’ Lunch.   Contact Jane Buchanan at 413-772-1544 for more details.

 

Chess Club, Wednesday, February 25, March 4, 11, 5:30-7:45pm

Do you play chess?  Meet up with other chess players in the main library at the Greenfield Public Library.  Contact calderrossi@gmail.com with any questions.  The last Wednesday of each month will feature a speed chess tournament.  This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Greenfield Public Library.

 

Writers’ Lunch, Thursday, February 26, March 5, 12, 12-2pm

The Library’s meeting room will be open each Monday through Thursday from noon to 2 for a Writers’ Lunch.  This is a self-directed free writing time open to any writer who is looking for a place to work through their lunch.  Bring your own lunch and beverage and stop in for all or part of the Writers’ Lunch.   Contact Jane Buchanan at 413-772-1544 for more details.

 

“Mother Goose on the Loose”, Friday, February 27, March 6, 13, 11am

Join the happy circle with Kay Lyons at a lap-sit story hour for children age 3 and under with a grown-up every Friday morning at the Greenfield Public Library.  Kay reads books, leads the group in hand rhymes, and uses puppets to teach animal sounds and other concepts new to the very young.  Children and grown-ups shake rattles, tap rhythm sticks, wave colored scarves, ring bells, and do knee bounces to simple sing-along tunes that everybody learns together.  Go on the loose with Mother Goose! It’s so much fun!  Each session is 45 minutes, with half an hour of structured activity and about fifteen minutes of visiting time.  No sign-up is required, and the program is free of charge thanks to the generosity of the Friends of Greenfield Public Library.

 

Writers’ Lunch Workshop, Friday, February 27, March 6, 13, 12-2pm

This two-hour writing workshop runs on Fridays from noon to 2 pm. Jane Buchanan and Joannah Whitney lead the program, which includes writing exercises and discussion as well as an opportunity to share what has been written. Participants are encouraged to attend the open writing periods during the week as well. There is no charge for the workshop and registration is not required. Contact Jane Buchanan at 413-772-1544 for more details.

 

Open for Business, Friday, February 27, March 6, 13, 2-5pm

People looking for reliable WiFi and a quiet workspace are invited to the library’s LeVanway Meeting Room Mondays and Fridays from 2-5pm.  Access to the room is free and open to all who need a space to work.

 

The Hobbit:  an Unexpected Book Experience Party, Saturday, February 28, 7pm

Sign up starting February 1, and come to the back door of the library with the ticket we will give you for this special interactive theater event. Suggested for ages 9 and up.  This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the GPL. Call the children’s desk at (413) 772-1544 ext. 5 or come in to register.

 

First Wednesday Speaker Series:  Suzanne Strempek Shea, Wednesday, March 4, 6pm

The Greenfield Public Library is pleased to present Suzanne Strempek Shea will be reading from her two new books, This is Paradise and Make a Wish But Not For Money. Suzanne is the author of six novels and three memoirs. She is a member of the faculty at the University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast MFA program in creative writing and is writer-in-residence and director of the creative writing program at Bay Path University in Longmeadow.  The First Wednesday Speaker Series is held monthly from 6 to 8 pm in the LeVanway Room at the library.  All attendees will be entered into a raffle for a $15 Greenfield Dollars certificate.  The program is sponsored by the Friends of the Greenfield Public Library in conjunction with the World Eye Book Shop.

 

Trustee Meeting, Tuesday, March 10, 5:30pm

The monthly meeting of the GPL trustees will be held in the LeVanway Meeting Room.

Community Action-Free Head Start

Wednesday, February 25th 2015 - All Day

Community Action

Free Head Start Half Day Preschool

at Your Local Head Start Program.

For families & children 2.9-5 living in Franklin, Hampshire & Western Hampden Counties

Centers located in:

Easthampton, Northampton, Amherst, Ware, Turners Falls, Greenfield, Orange, Agawam, Westfield

Free Head Start and Early Head Start Home Visiting programs.

For families & children 0-5 and pregnant woman in Franklin & Hampshire Counties.

Full-Day state-subsidized Infant, Toddler, and Preschool childcare in Franklin & Hampshire Counties with centers located in: Northampton, Amherst, Greenfield, Turners Falls & Family Child Care centers in many towns around Hampshire and Franklin Counties. Limited transportation available

CALL NOW!! Hampshire County 413-387-1250 ♦ Hampden County 413-654-1770

Franklin County 413-475-1405

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