Events

Concerts On the Common- Afterthought

Friday, July 25th 2014 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
at South Deerfield Town Common
N. Main St.

Afterthought plays rock and country rock.

Orange Community Band Concert

Friday, July 25th 2014 - 9:00 pm
at Butterfield Park
Main Street

The Orange Community Band will celebrate the Fourth of July a little late, with a Patriotic concert  at 7:30 pm concert on the Bandstand in Butterfield Park, Orange on Friday, July 25. Bring the kids, lawn chairs or blankets, and join the community in this wonderful New England tradition!

Stephanie Parker will conduct the Patriotic-themed concert, which is sponsored as usual by the Orange Post 172 American Legion.  Tim Sweeney will be Master of Ceremonies. 

The band Auxiliary will offer hot dogs, soda, Dean’s Beans Coffee, popcorn, and baked goods, to benefit the Music Fund.  Clarinets and Saxophone players will be the featured bakers.

 

Movie Fundraiser

Saturday, July 26th 2014 - 9:30 am - 11:30 am

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

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.

 

Shelburne Falls Military Band Concert

Wednesday, July 30th 2014 - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Shelburne Falls Military Band would like to invite you to attend one of our weekly concerts that take place Wednesday nights at 7pm during the summer months. We travel around western Franklin County and perform at a variety of locations (see list below). Refreshments are often provided by local, community-run organizations.

June 18th – Band Shell at BSE in Shelburne Falls

June 25th – Arms Academy in Shelburne Falls

July 2nd – The Grange in Shelburne Center

July 16th – Mary Lyon Church in Buckland Center

July 23rd – Band Shell at BSE in Shelburne Falls

July 30th – Federated Church in Charlemont

August 6th – The Grange in Shelburne Center

August 13th – Mary Lyon Church in Buckland Center

August 20th – Band Shell at BSE in Shelburne Falls

The SFMB began in the fall of 1835 and has been operating continually ever since, making it one of the longest continually operating military bands in the United States. Our members come from all over Franklin County and beyond, and we are all delighted that we are able to keep this New England tradition alive. We are always on the look out for new members, so if you like what you hear and want to participate, please talk to a band member about joining!

South Hadley Farmers’ Market

Thursday, July 31st 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.

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.

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