Events

Old 78 Farm Fall Festival

Saturday, September 20th 2014 - 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
at Old 78 Farm
823 Orange Road

5th Annual Old 78 Farm Fall Festival Happening This Fall

Warwick, MA – The 5th Annual Old 78 Farm Fall Festival will take place this year on September 20th at the Old 78 Farm at 823 Orange Rd in the small “Right to Farm Community” of Warwick, MA. This family friendly event features local craft vendors, food produced from the farm, and award-winning local and nationally known musical acts to the delight of the 400+ people who attend.

Tickets are $10. Children 12 and under are free. Gates open at 11am and music plays from noon to 11pm. 

Old 78 Farm Fall Festival

September 20, 2014

823 Orange Rd, Warwick MA

978-544-1845

Robert Strong Woodward Art Exhibit

Saturday, September 20th 2014 - 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

The Friends of Robert Strong Woodward will present an exhibit of the work of artist Robert Strong Woodward, entitled NEW ENGLAND LANDSCAPES at Memorial Hall Museum, 8 Memorial Street, Old Deerfield beginning September 20 and continuing through October 13. Hours for the exhibit are 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. every day except Mondays; open on Columbus Day.

Woodward had studios in Heath and in Buckland was born in 1885. His subjects include farm houses, farms, mountain views and his studio window still lifes.

The exhibit is presented by The Friends of Robert Strong Woodward in cooperation with Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association. This is the third annual exhibit of his work that has been shown in Old Deerfield.

The 20th Annual C. E. Thomas Memorial Golf Tournament!

Saturday, September 20th 2014 - 11:30 am - 6:00 pm
at Beaver Brook Country Club
183 Main Road

Project Starfish of the Pioneer Valley

Proudly Presents

The 20th Annual C. E. Thomas Memorial Golf Tournament!

When: Saturday September 20th, 2014

Warm up ~ 11:30 – Lunch (Yum Yum!) Chipping & Putting Contest

Tee Time 1:00 p.m. sharp!

Where: Beaver Brook Country Club

Summary: Lunch, 9 holes of golf with cart, Dinner, Live Entertainment!

Cost: $360.00 per four person team!

Dinner/Entertainment Tickets: $25.00 per person (Limited Availability)

  • Project Starfish of Pioneer Valley is a non-profit organization committed to bringing all elements of community together to support 5 specific rays. Our mission is to provide charitable donations to those in need with a specific focus on the 5 rays; Community, Education, Military, Personal Hardship and Youth.

Chicken Pot Pie Dinner

Saturday, September 20th 2014 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
at First Congregational Church Sunderland
Rts 47 and 116

The First Congregational Church of Sunderland’s “September Dinner” is Chicken Pot Pie, Saturday September 20th at 5:30 PM at the Chapel next to the church at the junction of Rts 47 and 116 in Sunderland. Appetizer, Chicken Pot Pie, Squash, Mashed Potatoes, Coleslaw, Cranberry sauce, Dessert and Beverage. Adults $10, children under 8 $4.00. reservations, please, at 413-665-2890. Leave your name, number and number attending.

Wake Up Wednesday – Unemployment Insurance Laws for Business

Wednesday, September 24th 2014 - 7:30 am - 9:30 am
at Franklin Hampshire Career Center
178 Industrial Drive

WAKE UP WEDNESDAYS

FREE Speaker Series for Hampshire County Businesses

Franklin-Hampshire Career Center, 178 Industrial Dr. Northampton.

 

Unemployment Insurance Laws for Businesses

Thomas Landers—Hearing Administrator for the Central/West Region

Wednesday, September 24, 7:30—9:30 AM, Free!

 

The Franklin Hampshire Career Centers in collaboration with Harmon Personnel Service and Greenfield Community College, are pleased to invite you to attend a workshop on Unemployment Insurance Law with our special guest speaker: Tom Landers!

Learn important Unemployment Insurance laws that impact your business. Tom will speak about the UI claim process, hearing procedures, and why claims are approved or denied.

Tom is the Hearing Administrator for the Central/West Region of Massachusetts with 37 years of Unemployment experience! He will speak about the following:

• The Unemployment Insurance claim process

• Learn important UI Laws that impact your business

• In depth about Hearing procedures

Seating is limited, so please reserve your seat early! Coffee & light refreshments will be provided.

Register for this free workshop online at www.gcc.mass.edu/wakeup.

Call (413)-586-6506 or email bizteam@fhcareers.org with any questions.

 

 Co-Sponsored by:

Franklin Hampshire Career Center, Harmon Personnel, Greenfield Community College.

QuarterMania Fundraiser

Wednesday, September 24th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
at St. Kaz
197 Avenue A

Vendors & crafters set up at 5pm, doors open at 6pm and event starts promptly at 7pm. Each month, the first 10-20 in the door get an extra something FREE. Sometimes, entry is FREE with a donation.

Come and place quarter bids on items provided by artists and vendors. Items valued 0-20$, you place a quarter bid. For an item valued between twenty one and thirty dollars, you place a fifty cent bid. For items valued between thirty one and forty dollars, the bid is seventy five cents. Items valued at over forty dollars, you place a one dollar bid.

If you place a bid and your paddle is in the air, your number is chosen, you WIN!!!

5$ entry fee (includes one paddle) additional paddles are 1$!

Additional drawings and bonuses are awarded – So, bring your friends! First 10 guests receive a 5 bonus chances to win!

DON’T FORGET YOUR QUARTERS!!!

ALL proceeds go to local non-profits and causes near and dear to the hearts of locals. Please come and show your support. If you have an item that you’d like to donate for in house collection, please STOP INTO THE EVENT.

South Hadley Farmers’ Market

Thursday, September 25th 2014 - 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
at South Hadley Town Common
Rt. 116 & Rt. 47

This summer, spend an afternoon at the South Hadley Farmers’ Market. The market has locally grown produce, fruit, flowers, meat, milk, artisan breads, baked goods, crafts, and more. There’s entertainment and children’s activities, too. The market takes place on the Town Common in South Hadley, across from the Odyssey Bookshop, every Thursday from 1:00 – 6:00 pm through October 9th. Parking is available along the commons. The farmers’ market accepts credit, debit, and food stamp payments. Visit southhadleyfarmersmarket.comfor up-to-date information about vendors, products, and events.

Italian Supper

Saturday, September 27th 2014 - 6:00 pm
at The Community Church of North Orange
48 Main Street

    Italian Supper on Saturday September 27 at The Community Church of North Orange and Tully with one sitting at 6 p.m.  Reservations should be made by Friday September 26 by calling 978-575-0402 or 978-575-0119.  Adults $12.00; Children, $5.00 (under 4 Free)  Menu: Meatballs and Sausage, Baked Ziti, Salad, Garlic Bread and Dessert. All served family style. 

    The Church is located at the corner of 48 Main Street and Creamery Hill Road and is handicap accessible.

 

Strange Stories of Science

Wednesday, October 1st 2014 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Forbes Library
21 West Street

Strange Stories of Science! Bugs! Scandal! Fiction!

Wednesday Oct 1 at 7pm

Coolidge Room

Forbes Library

 

A tiny insect secretes a resin that makes things shine.  A brilliant scientist, convicted at the peak of his career of making illegal drugs in his campus laboratory, attempts to poison the judge who sentenced him.  A romantic comedy about global warming promises to keep people laughing and thinking.  The strangest stories are true and the most serious stories are comic in this evening of fiction and nonfiction strange stories of science. This free event is the first in the library’s ongoing Local History/Local Novelists series.

 

Faith Deering is a museum educator in Historic Deerfield’s Department of Museum Education.  Before coming to Deerfield, she worked at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History as an entomologist. 

Peter Kobel is the author of The Strange Case of the Mad Professors: a True Tale of Endangered Species, Illegal Drugs, and Attempted Murder, about the brilliant career and spectacular disgrace of primatologist John Buettner-Janusch.  Peter is a longtime journalist who has worked as an editor at such magazines as ARTnews, Entertainment Weekly, Saveur and Premiere and has contributed articles to The New York Times and the Chicago Tribune.   

Brian Adams is author of the novel Love in the Time of Climate Change, which will be released this month. He is a Professor of Environmental Science at Greenfield Community College.

 

Strange Stories of Science!

Wednesday, October 1st 2014 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at Forbes Library
21 West Street

Strange Stories of Science! Bugs! Scandal! Fiction! Wednesday, October 1, 7:00 pm Coolidge Museum at Forbes Library, Northampton.

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