Events

Friends of the Franklin County Regional Dog Shelter Fundraiser

Saturday, February 28th 2015 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
at Franklin County Regional Dog Shelter
10 Sandy Lane

Sunday Improv Fun Time

Sunday, March 1st 2015 - 12:00 am
at North Star buildin
135 Russell St

Open improv comedy jam and show on the first Sunday of every month. You get a chance to play and watch the Valley’s premier improv comedians. Tickets are only $5 at the door. For more information check out the website.

Monday Night Supper-Guiding Star Grange

Monday, March 2nd 2015 - 5:30 pm
at Guiding Star Grange –
401 Chapman Street

The Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman Street, Greenfield hosts their Monday Night Supper at 5:30 March 2. $10 for a Corned beef dinner with dessert. Under age 5 FREE! Check for a different main course each first Monday of the Month.

Hosmer gallery

Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
at Hosmer Gallery @ Forbes Library
20 West Street

DRAWINGS by LYNNE ADAMS MIXED MEDIA by DIANA MacKENZIE MARCH 3-30, 2015 RECEPTION: March 7, 2-4 PM HOSMER GALLERY at FORBES LIBRARY ALSO SHOWING: HANDCRAFTED MINIATURE VEHICLES by LOUIS LEONE

Wednesday, March 4th 2015 - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
at Florence Savings bank
85 Main Street

Florence Bank (www.florencebank.com) will host its fifth annual Adopt-a-Pet Day for Dakin Humane Society on Wednesday, March  4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bank’s main office lobby at 85 Main Street, Florence. 

Staff and volunteers from Dakin will be on hand at the Bank for what Dakin Executive Director Leslie Harris calls a “meet and greet with animals” – dogs, cats, and possibly even a rabbit or two – all of whom are in need of good homes. Visitors can then complete the adoption process at the Dakin Adoption Center in Springfield later in the day.

 

Baystate Franklin Medical Center Oncology Department Offers Gentle Yoga for Cancer Survivors

Wednesday, March 4th 2015 - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
at Baystate Franklin Medical Center
High Street

 

GREENFIELD – Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s Oncology Department will present a series of free eight-week yoga classes, Gentle Yoga for Cancer Survivors, at the YMCA in Greenfield.  The sessions, all taking place from noon – 1:30 pm, will run March 4 – April 22, and April 29 – June 17.

The weekly Gentle Yoga classes, for individuals who have been living with a cancer diagnosis, consist of stretching, strengthening, and breathing and deep relaxation exercises.

Course facilitator is Pam Roberts, a 21-year breast cancer survivor and a certified  Kripalu Yoga teacher.  Roberts is also a certified Yoga of the Heart for Cardiac and Cancer Patients instructor.

The free yoga program has been made possible by Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s Oncology Department and the YMCA in Greenfield.  It is funded by BFMC’s annual Wheeling for Healing Bike Event.

For more information or to register for Gentle Yoga, contact Pam Roberts at 413-625-2402 (pamro@aol.com).

Gentle Yoga for Cancer Survivors

Wednesday, March 4th 2015 - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
at Community YMCA Greenfield
451 Main Street

 Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s Oncology Department will present a free eight-week yoga class, Gentle Yoga for Cancer Survivors, at the YMCA in Greenfield.  The session will run Wednesday, noon – 1:30 pm, March 4 – April 22.  An additional session is scheduled for April 29 – June 17.

The weekly Gentle Yoga classes, for individuals who have been living with a cancer diagnosis, consist of stretching, strengthening, and breathing and deep relaxation exercises.

Course facilitator is Pam Roberts, a 21-year breast cancer survivor and a certified Kripalu  Yoga teacher.  Roberts is also a certified Yoga of the Heart for Cardiac and Cancer Patients instructor.

The free yoga program has been made possible by Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s Oncology Department and the YMCA in Greenfield.  It is funded by BFMC’s annual Wheeling for Healing Bike Event.

For more information or to register for Gentle Yoga, contact Pam Roberts at 413-625-2402 (pamro@aol.com).

Drone Discussion

Wednesday, March 4th 2015 - 7:00 pm
at John M. Greene Hall-Smith College
Rt 9

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposed new rules that would for the first time allow widespread use of commercial drones in the United States.

On Wednesday, March 4, at 7 p.m., three Smith College scientists will examine the FAA’s proposed new rules and their implications, particularly for people in the Pioneer Valley, during a presentation titled “Commercial Drones in Our Backyards and Communities.

The event, in John M. Greene Hall, Smith College, is free and open to the public.

The presentation will include a live drone flight demonstration over the stage area of the hall, as well as a display of drones, and a slide show.

Read more about the event at http://smith.edu/kahninstitute/chronicle/winter2015/news.php

 

7th Annual Franklin County Technical School Dodgeball Tournament

Friday, March 6th 2015 - 12:00 am
at Franklin County Technical School
87 Industrial Blvd.

7th Annual Franklin County Technical School Dodgeball Tournament

 

When: March 6th, 2015

Where: Franklin County Technical School Gym

Time: 6pm – Completion

Price: $25 per Team to Play

Spectator: $1 General Admission for the Public

Cash Prizes For Top 2 Teams

1st Place $200

2nd Place $100

Teams of 5 Players will face off in Double Elimination Matches.

Teams must register and pay by March 4th.

Contact Amber Coburn (413)863-9561 X255 or Sign up at Franklin County Technical School

Proceeds go to Varsity Field Hockey and Varsity Girls Soccer

GCC Chorus Spring Concert Season

Friday, March 6th 2015 - 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
at Sloan Theater at Greenfield Community College
1 College Drive

Greenfield Community College Chorus Concert 3/6/2015 Opens Spring Season

The Greenfield Community College Chorus will open its spring semester concert series on Friday, March 6 with a free preview concert: ³Bach and Handel.² The  performance will take place from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. at the Greenfield Community College main building, in Sloan Theater.The GCC Chorus will be under the direction of  Margery Heins, with soloists from the group, and with Marilyn Berthelette, accompanist. For more information about the  Handel and Bach performances and/or about the Greenfield Community College Chorus, call  at 413-775-1171 or send an email to: heins@gcc.mass.edu

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