Events

Greenfield Public Library

Thursday, July 24th 2014 - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
at Greenfield Public Library
402 Main St.

Writer’s Lunch, Thursday, July 24, 31, August 7, 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.

Greenfield Public Library

Thursday, July 24th 2014 - 4:30 pm
at Greenfield Public Library
402 Main St.

“Fizz, Boom, Fun!” Thursday, July 24, 31, 3:30pm

As part of the Summer Reading Program, local educator Donna Rivers will present a hands-on science and craft activity for kids ages 6-10.  This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Greenfield Public Library and is free of charge.

Half-Day Sports Camps YMCA

Friday, July 25th 2014 - All Day
at Greenfield Community YMCA
Main Street

Half-Day Sports Camps – The YMCA’s air conditioned gym is a great place for boys and girls ages 6-14 to improve their sports and coordination skills.  The Y offers five different sports over the summer.  Sports include multi-sport, basketball, wiffleball/kickball, dodge ball and recess games.  The camp director is Ben Johnson who has been leading this camp for six years.  For details check the Y camp brochure.

YMCA Specialty Camps

Friday, July 25th 2014 - All Day
at Greenfield Community YMCA
Main Street

Y Specialty Camps – The Y is offering eight different specialty camps for boys and girls age 8-14.  Some of the options are Minecraft, Skateboarding and Soccer Camp.  The “specialty” portion of the day is from 9am-1pm.  From 1-4pm the campers participate in Camp Apex activities like swimming, tube slide, archery, Gaga-ball and nature.  There is one staff person to every 8-10 campers.  Check the camp brochure at ymcaingreenfield.org or pick up a brochure at the YMCA.

Greenfield Public Library

Friday, July 25th 2014 - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
at Greenfield Public Library
402 Main St.

“Mother Goose on the Loose”, Friday, July 25, Aug 1, 8, 11am

Jointhe 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.

Greenfield Public Library

Friday, July 25th 2014 - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
at Greenfield Public Library
402 Main St.

Writer’s Workshop, Friday, July 25, Aug 1, 8, 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.

Greenfield Public Library

Friday, July 25th 2014 - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
at Greenfield Public Library
402 Main St.

Open for Business,Friday, July 25, Aug 1, 8, 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.

Movie Fundraiser

Saturday, July 26th 2014 - 9:30 am - 11:30 am
at The Greenfield Garden Cinema
Main St

Join us for a Camp KeeWanee fundraiser at the Greenfield Garden Cinemas, Main Street, Greenfield.  All seats are just $5.00 and 100% profit goes towards the new playground fund.  Enjoy ‘Planes: Fire and Rescue’ with your whole family.  See you Saturday, July 26th..

Upper Valley Music Festival

Saturday, July 26th 2014 - 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
at Downtown Greenfield
Main Street

The 4th annual Upper Valley Music Festival returns to where it all began in Downtown Greenfield, MA. Come and enjoy over 40 local and regional acts perform at 7 stages and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society and Franklin County Relay for Life. Tickets available online at www.uppervalleymusicfest.com for 15.00, children 12 and under are free.

Greenfield Public Library

Monday, July 28th 2014 - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
at Greenfield Public Library
402 Main St.

Writer’s Lunch, Monday, July 21, 28, August 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.

 

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