Events

Stoneleigh Food Drive

Tuesday, February 9th 2016 - 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm at Stoneleigh-Burnham School
574 Bernardston Road
Greenfield

 

On Tuesday February 9,  from 5:30-7:00pm at Stoneleigh-Burnham School’s Capen Room, 574 Bernardston Road, Greenfield, hosts a “Supper for Six Bag” event. What’s A Supper for Six Bag?

A grocery bag filled with non-perishable items for dinner for a family of six (and maybe breakfast or lunch too!). All bags will be distributed to families in need in Franklin County during school vacation week February 15-19. Last year we collected over 300 bags weighing in at nearly 5,000 pounds! Bring $5.00 & one or more “Supper For Six” grocery bags to the event or drop off at our office before February 9th.  We have nice reusable grocery bags, donated by Baystate Franklin Medical Center, available for your use at the United Way of Franklin County office located at 51 Davis Street, Greenfield.

Please RSVP:

info@uw-fc.org or 413-772-2168

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Parent Support Group

Wednesday, February 10th 2016 - 10:00 am - 11:30 am at Greenfield Gardens Community Center
58 Pray Drive
Greenfield

DO YOU EVER FEEL LIKE YOU’RE OUT ON A LIMB?

ARE YOU FEELING THE STRESS OF EVERY DAY LIFE? IS PARENTING GETTING YOU DOWN?

YOU ARE NOT ALONE!

COME MEET YOUR NEIGHBORS, SHARE A SNACK AND LEARN HOW OTHERS COPE WITH THE UPS AND DOWNS OF PARENTING!

The Support Network for Families of Western Mass in partnership with the Homesavers Council of Greenfield Gardens is offering a support group for caregivers. We welcome caregivers of children of any age. This group will be held every other week beginning January 27, 2016

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT GRETCHEN EMOND AT 413-774-1000, EXT. 2080 OR Shawna Osman at 413-774-1000, ext. 2078

http://www.Childrensemotionalhealth.org

Senior Winter Ramble

Thursday, February 11th 2016 - 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm at Northfield Mountain and Recreation Center
Rt 63
Northfield

 

 

Join Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center on  Thursday, February 11th from 1:30 until 4:00 p.m. for a Senior Winter Ramble. Healthy seniors already know what scientific research shows; that moving, learning, socializing, and spending time outdoors promotes robust memory and health while replenishing the spirit. This winter ramble on the lower trails at Northfield Mountain will include all four healthy habits while we search for signs of historical human uses and the animals that now make their homes on the Mountain. The camaraderie of other active seniors and a hot cup of tea or cocoa around the woodstove will add to the sweetness of this active afternoon. If there is snow, introduction to snowshoeing skills will be included, if not, this ramble will be a hike through the surrounding field edges and forests. This event is free, $16 with snowshoe rentals. For ages 55 and older.  Please call to pre-register at 1-800-859-2960.

Disney’s Aladdin Jr, presented by Ja’Duke Productions

Friday, February 12th 2016 - All Day at Frontier Regional High School
113 N Main Street
South Deerfield

 

Ja’Duke Center for the Performing Arts presents Disney’s Aladdin Jr. at Frontier Regional High School, 113 North Main Street, South Deerfield, February 12th at 6 PM, February 13th at 6 PM, and February 14th at 2 PM.

This is the stage version of the popular Disney movie that features the songs “A Whole New World”, “One Jump Ahead” and “Prince Ali”. It tells the story of poor street rat Aladdin who is in love with the Princess Jasmine. When a magical Genie is able to transform Aladdin into a prince, he feels he has a chance to win her heart. Unfortunately for Aladdin, the evil Jafar has other plans.

Will good win over evil?

Will trickery and magic help make Aladdin’s wish come true?

Will the Genie’s advice to be honest turn out to be the best help of all?

All of these questions will be answered by the time the final curtain falls.

 

After each performance, cast members will be available in the theater lobby for photos and autographs. Audience members are welcome to attend the show wearing their Aladdin and Jasmine costumes.

TICKETS: $12 Adults – $10 12 and under – $10 65 and over

PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE www.jaduke.com

 

Chocolate Fantasy Fundraiser

Friday, February 12th 2016 - 9:30 am - 3:30 pm at Baystate Franklin Medical center
164 High Street
Greenfield

 

        Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s volunteers and member of the Baystate Franklin Auxiliary will hold their annual Chocolate Fantasy fundraiser Friday, February 12, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm, in the hospital’s main conference rooms.  This year, funds raised at the Chocolate Fantasy will support the hospital’s Cardiopulmonary Department and Mental Health Unit.  The public is invited to help combat the winter blahs with chocolate, chocolate, chocolate.  The event also features a raffle, with baskets of beautiful items from local businesses.  BFMC Clinical Notes, the hospital’s women’s a cappella chorus, will present a mini-concert of love songs at 12:15 pm in the main lobby. The Chocolate Fantasy is festive and is a great time to buy Valentine’s Day gifts for loved ones – or to simply treat yourself.

 Featured during the Chocolate Fantasy will be:

·         A wide variety of chocolate items

·         Valentine-related crafts

·         Raffle, featuring several gift baskets

        Clinical Notes, BFMC’s women’s a cappella chorus, will perform a Valentine mini-concert of love songs at 12:15 pm in the hospital’s main lobby.

        A highlight of this year’s Fantasy is the raffling of an original watercolor by John Tomasetti, of Shutesbury, a member of the Old Deerfield Painting Group.  The painting is on display in the BFA Gift Shop window.   Purchase raffle tickets in the BFA Gift Shop — $2 each, 3/$5, $10 for a baker’s dozen.   The drawing will take place on Friday, February 12, at the Chocolate Fantasy.

        For more information on the Chocolate Fantasy, or to donate chocolate goodies or raffle items, contact Becky George, manger, Volunteer Services, BFMC, at 413-773-2318 (becky.george@baystatehealth.org).

 

CHOCOLATE DELIGHTS!

Friday, February 12th 2016 - 10:15 am - 4:00 pm at Greenfield Savings Bank
Route 116
Conway

UCC Conway hosts their “Chocolate Delights” event Friday, February 12th from 10:15 to 4 at the Conway Branch of the Greenfield Savings bank. There will be plenty of sweets available at great prices! IF you’d like to contribute, feel free to whip something up and drop it off at the bank the day of the event. For more, call Lois at 413-369-4127.

Country Breakfast and Mini Bake Sale

Saturday, February 13th 2016 - 7:00 am - 10:00 am at First Congregational Church Sunderland
Rts 47 and 116
Sunderland

The Sunderland Congregational Church hosts a Country Breakfast and Mini Bake Sale on Saturday February 13 from 7-10 AM. Pancakes, maple syrup, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, beverage: one serving Adults $7, All-You-Can-Eat Adults $10.00. Children $4.00.

Serendipity Thrift Shop Re-Opens

Saturday, February 13th 2016 - 9:30 am - 2:30 pm at Sunderland Congregational Church
Rt 47 & 116
Sunderland

The Sunderland Congregational Church announces the Grand Re-Opening of their Serendipity Thrift Shoppe on February 13th. Located at the corner of Rts 116 & 47 in the center of Sunderland. Quality clothing at low prices, most items just $1. Store hours: Saturdays 9:30 am to 2:30 pm.

Book Release Event

Saturday, February 13th 2016 - 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm at World Eye Bookshop
156 Main St.
Greenfield

Local author, John Terry McConnell, will introduce his new books: “Route 1 Rendezvous,” (young adult fiction) and “Running with Asthma: An Asthmatic Runner’s Memoir.”

Sober Living Support Group

Monday, February 15th 2016 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm at First Baptist Church Colrain
81 Foundry Village Road
Colrain

All welcome to attend and share life experiences, and support one another through a Sober Life!

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