East Meets West: Making Massachusetts Nuclear Free

Saturday, August 8th 2015 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at GCTV
393 Main Street

Citizens Awareness Network is organizing a forum, East Meets West, to be held on Saturday, August 8, 11-1  at the GCTV Studio, 393 Main St, Greenfield, MA East Meets West will develop strategies to shutter the Pilgrim reactor in Plymouth, MA and replace it with safe, green, sustainable energy solutions. Pilgrim, owned by Entergy, its a systemically mismanaged 43 yr old reactor on the NRC’s watch list!  With the people’s success in shutting Vermont Yankee, it’s time for Massachusetts and the tri-state community to kick Entergy out of New England. Come learn more about what we can do to make Massachusetts nuclear free. Representatives from Cape Downwinders, Pilgrim Watch, Nuclear Information and Resource Service and Citizens Awareness Network will participate in the forum to be held on Saturday August 8 at the GCTV Studio, 393 Main St, Greenfield, MA at 11:00 AM.


For more info    413-339-5781

Happier Valley Comedy Show

Saturday, August 8th 2015 - 8:00 pm at Arts Block Cafe
289 Main St

All-new improv comedy show featuring Valley favorites The Ha-Ha’s plus their special guest stars from Boston and beyond. Comedy created on the spot! PG-13. Handicapped-accessible space.

Buckland Historical Society Open House

Sunday, August 9th 2015 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Buckland Historical Society
129 Rt 112

Buckland Historical Society’s Open House

August 9, 2015

2:00-4:00 p.m.

The Buckland Historical Society Museum – a former school house which now houses three floors of artifacts and town records.

20 Upper St., Buckland Center, MA

The Wilder Homestead – a furnished 1775 saltbox with five fireplaces, a 1779 English barn with antique barn loom, and a shoemaker shop.

129 Rt. 112, Buckland, MA

National Health Center Week Celebration 2015

Monday, August 10th 2015 - 4:00 am - 6:00 am at Community Health Center of Franklin County – Orange
450 W. River Street

National Health Center Week is a celebration of the role that Federally Qualified Health Centers play in the community.  This year marks 50 years since the first Health Center opened its doors.  During this National Health Center Week we will reflect on all that we have accomplished so far while also rising to meet the challenges that lie ahead. That’s why this year’s theme is “America’s Health Centers: Celebrating Our Legacy, Shaping Our Future.”

The Community Health Center of Franklin County.  Your Health.  Our Mission.

Join the Community Health Center of Franklin County on 8/10/15 from 4-6pm at our Orange location, 450 W. River Street for refreshments, get to know our health and dental providers and local health vendors for additional health information.

Last year we had Health Insurance application assistance, voter registration, breast cancer awareness information, a cooking demonstration and much more!!!

This event is open to all in the community to learn more about our unique role in providing increased access to healthcare.

We are accepting non-profit, service oriented vendors.  For more information about this event, please call Peter Kuusisto at 413-325-8500 x146.  For press inquiries, please call Cameron Carey, 413-325-8500 x112.


The Golden Boxes: Godly Play Vacation Bible School

Monday, August 10th 2015 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm at St. John’s Episcopal Church
48 Elm St

All are welcome! No church affiliation is necessary.

Join us for fun, faith and fellowship as we wonder and wander through the parables! Music, sports, stories, snacks, dance and crafts…open to all children 2.9 and older, with opportunities for youth 12-14 to be junior leaders.

Godly Play is a Montessori based program that provides space and language for people to express a deep connection to the Sacred Stories.

Sign up soon as space is limited. $40 for the whole week($10 for junior leaders) to cover supplies and snacks. No child is turned away for lack of funds, all aid requests are confidential.

find us on facebook
call: 413-584-1757
or email:

Kidleidoscope @ GFDC

Tuesday, August 11th 2015 - 10:30 am - 11:30 am at Great Falls Discovery Center
2 Avenue A
Turners Falls

Come learn about our neighbors who share our home in the Connecticut River watershed. Each program includes a story, interactive games, and a craft to introduce you and your child to wildlife along the river. Recommended for ages 3-6 with a parent or guardian. Meet in the Great Hall.

Different animal/insect each Tuesday.

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Baystate Franklin Medical Center Offers Cardiac Risk Cholesterol Screenings

Wednesday, August 12th 2015 - 8:30 am - 9:30 am at Baystate Franklin Medical center
164 High Street


 Baystate Franklin Medical Center will hold a Cardiac Risk Cholesterol Screening on Wednesday, August 12, from 8:30 – 9:30 am in Conference Room A.  Participants must fast for 12 hours prior to being screened.  Test results will be forwarded to participants and their primary care providers.  The cost for the screening is $10.00; pre-registration is required.  To register, please call Baystate Health Link at 413-773-2454 or 1-800-377-4325.


Super Summer Bedtime Story Hours

Wednesday, August 12th 2015 - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm at Arms LIbrary
60 Bridge Street
Shelburne Falls

Shelburne Falls – “Every Hero Has a Story” Bedtime Story Hour for Preschoolers and their parents, grandparents, or caretakers. Children are invited to wear their favorite jammies and join us for stories and a snack in the Children’s Room from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. July 8, 15, 22 and 29, and August 5, 12, and 19. At the Arms Library, 60 Bridge Street, Shelburne Falls, MA. 413-625-0306.

“Every Hero Has a Story” Craft and Story Time

Thursday, August 13th 2015 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm at Arms Library
60 Bridge Street
Shelburne Falls

Shelburne Falls – “Every Hero Has a Story” Craft and Story Time for children and their parents, grandparents, or caretakers. Every Thursday morning, 10 a.m. – noon, July 16, 23 and 30, August 6, 13, and 20.   At the Arms Library, 60 Bridge Street, Shelburne Falls, MA. 413-625-0306.

Children’s Music Hour

Friday, August 14th 2015 - 11:00 am at Sunderland Public Library
20 School Street

Children’s Music Hour: with Julie Stepanek  — Friday, August 14 at 11 AM. Join us for Ukulele fun with music and a story. Plenty of good times and movement.  Sunderland Public Library, 20 School St, Sunderland, Free. 665-2642


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