Events

Wine & Canvas Relay for Life Fundraiser – Team “KEEP SMILING”

Friday, August 1st 2014 - 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
at French King Bowling Center
French King Highway

Wine and Canvas, it’s the new rage. Come and join us for a fun filled evening and take home a wonderful piece of Art that You created. Starting at 5:30 with Pizza, French fries, desserts and a glass of wine, all of which are complimentary with your paid admission. At approx. 6:30 you’ll begin to paint your masterpiece and a short time later you’ll be bringing it home to show off to all of your friends.
Okay, now you know what it is and you know you want to come and bring some friends but you don’t know what it will cost, This fun event is a mere $50 per person. What a bargain, you’ll probably be able to sell your masterpiece for at least 3 times that amount, so you’ll actually make money on the deal and the best part is, you’ll be supporting the Relay for Life.
VERY IMPORTANT DETAILS……..You MUST contact US to reserve your spot. PAYMENT WILL NEED TO BE MADE PRIOR TO THE EVENT by August 29th, 2014. You can email us at Teamkeepsmiling@yahoo.com or contact Charlene at 413 824-9356.Hope to see you there.

For those of you that are asking, the painting will be Cape Cod Coastal

 

Orange Community Band

Friday, August 1st 2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
at Butterfield Park
Main Street

Orange Community Band will complete its six concert summer season with “Memory Night” on Friday, August 1 at 7:30 pm on the Bandstand in Butterfield Park, Orange.  Stephanie Parker will conduct the final concert, sponsored by Witty’s Funeral Home.  Between selections, Tim Sweeney, Master of Ceremonies, will be reading names of loved ones to be remembered. Donations will be accepted at the bandstand or concession stand.

In another long-standing tradition, scholarships will be distributed to area seniors and post-graduates who have shown an interest in, and a love of music during their school years.  Band treasurer Susan TandySonger will present the scholarships in memory of John Tandy, long-time President and trumpeter with the Band.

The program for Memory Night will include some old favorites and some newer selections.  The program order has not been finalized, but selections under consideration include America the Beautiful; Irving Berlin’s Songs for America; Old Timer’s Waltz; Bacchus; Trumpeter’s Lullaby;  What A Wonderful World; Sinatra in Concert; Sounds of the Carpenters; You Light Up My Life; River of Life; St. Louis Blues March; Robinson’s Grand Entrée March; West Side Story; The Sting; There You’ll Be; High Society; Mr. Dixieland Fronts the Band; Beatles; and Mambo No.5.  As usual, the program will open with the National Anthem, and a number of marches will be added throughout the program.

Low brass and percussion players will be featured bakes for the concession stand this week. In addition to the baked goods, Dean’s Beans Coffee, cold drinks, hot dogs, and popcorn will be available.

Other concerts this season were sponsored by sponsored by Ames Trophy; by the Blackmer Family, in memory of Bruce and Wesley,  and by T J Sweeney and Associates Tobacco Cessation Services; Children’s Night by the Lyman and Kilhart Families; by Bari and Bonnie in memory of Nursie, Freeland, Tom and John; and the rescheduled Patriotic concert by Orange Post 172 American Legion.

Food Bank of Western Mass Event

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - All Day
at Franklin County Technical School
82 Industrial Blvd

FLYING FOR FOOD, TO BENEFIT THE FOOD BANK OF WESTERN MASS, IS SATURDAY AUGUST 2ND, WITH A RAIN DATE OF AUGUST 3RD, AND IS SPONSORED BY FRANKLIN COUNTY RADIO CONTROL CLUB. THE EVENT AT FRANKLIN COUNTY RADIO CONTROL CLUB, INDUSTRIAL BLVD, TURNERS FALLS, FEATURES RAFFLE PRIZES, FOOD AND VENDORS. YOU’LL SEE MODEL AIRPLANES FROM ALL ERAS, STATIC DISPLAYS, SIMULATORS AND TRAINERS, 3D FLIGHT DEMOS, COMBAT FLIGHT DEMOS, EDF JETS AND MORE. THE SHOW IS FREE BUT YOU SHOULD BRING NON-PERISHABLE FOODS AND GET RAFFLES TICKETS IN EXCHANGE. FOR DETAILS: WWW.FRANKLINRC.COM.

Youth Injustice: Race, Class, & the School-To-Prison Pipeline, a workshop

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
at First Congregational Church of Greenfield
43 Silver Street

Saturday, August 2, 10 a.m. – 12 noon

Conversations for Racial Justice presents:

Youth Injustice: Race, Class, & the School-To-Prison Pipeline, a workshop with Mel Motel.

First Congregational Church, 43 Silver Street, Greenfield.

Doors open at 9:30 a.m.

Free.

For more information about this workshop: http://www.massslaveryapology.org/Flyer%20Aug%20’14.pdf

Conversations for Racial Justice is a free monthly series organized by Mass Slavery Apology (www.massslaveryapology.org)

Summer Fest 2014 – Day 1

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church
Route 202

Held in the Parish Pavilion, rain or shine.  Everyone welcome.  Free parking and admission.

Dance to the music of the Eddie Forman Orchestra.

A variety of Polish food and American food for sale.  Beer, wine and soft drinks available.

Adult games and raffles for attendees enjoyment.

Colt 45 40 th Anniversary Tour At the Brattleboro Fraternal Order of Eagles

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
at Brattleboro Fraternal Order of Eagles Post 2445
54 Chickering Drive

The Brattleboro Fraternal order of Eagles is proud to host the Colt 45 “40th Anniversary Tour” on Aug 2nd in Brattleboro.

Band starts at 7 pm, Doors open at 6:30

Cover charge of $10.00 per person at the door

All proceeds from events such as this are used to help support local and national charities and families.

Kitchen will be open serving hot delicous food.

This event is opoen to the public.

Summer Fest 2014 – day 2

Sunday, August 3rd 2014 - 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church
Route 202

Family Day

Held on the Parish Pavilion Grounds – rain or shine.  Free admission and parking.

Chicken Barbecue with baked potato and corn on the cob served from noon until 3:00 p.m.  Children $6. Adults $12.00   Soft drinks and adult beverages for sale.

Children’s games featured.  Adult games and raffle also available.

 

 

 

Charlotte Braga Benefit

Sunday, August 3rd 2014 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
at White Eagle Picnic Area
249 Plain Road

Fish & Chip Dinner (or chicken) to benefit 7 year old Charlotte Braga who was recently diagnosed with a bone marrow failure known as severe aplastic anemia (SAA). The event is Sunday August 3rd from 3-6 PM at the White Eagle Picnic area, 249 Plain Road, Greenfield. Takeout dinners also available. DJ music, bagpipes, raffle prizes, a cartoonist, and Charlotte and her cousins will have a lemonade stand. Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors (over 60) $13, and children (under 10) $10 by contacting 413-475-3913. Eat in or Take Out!

It’s preferred that tickets be purchased by July 26th, though tickets will be available “at the door” the day of the event.

- See more at: http://whai.com/events/#sthash.dHPzuKFm.dpuf

Camp Apex

Monday, August 4th 2014 - All Day
at Camp Apex
Peckville Road

Camp Apex – Camp Apex has one two-week session with openings this summer.  August 4-15 the theme is ‘Barnyard Banter’.  The boys and girls ages 6-12 are divided into groups by age and the camp has one staff person for every 8 campers.  The theme is played out during the day with games, crafts, reading/story time, etc.  Camp Apex is located three miles up Route 2 from the rotary and has a solar heated pool, 160 foot tube slide, archery, ball fields, obstacle course and more.  For more info go to ymcaingreenfield.org and click on ‘Camps’ or call 773-3646 ext. 0.

Community YMCA Greenfield

Monday, August 4th 2014 - All Day
at Community YMCA Greenfield
451 Main Street

Fall Program Brochure – The Fall Program Brochure will be available August 4th online at ymcaingreenfield.org or pick up a hard copy on August 6 at the Welcome Center.  Registration for facility members begins August 11 and all others August 18.

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