Events

“Snowshoe Nature Walk”

Saturday, January 10th 2015 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary
Rt 141

 

 

Bring your snowshoes and enjoy a winter hike at Laughing Brook Wildlife Sanctuary in Hampden.  In Mass Audubon’s “Snowshoe Nature Walk” we will learn the history and different styles of snowshoes as well as why they were a necessary part of early American winters. Once on, explore the trails looking for animal tracks and signs.   Please dress warmly and in layers.  The program, which will be led by Laughing Brook Caretaker Pete Vancini, is suitable for individuals and families with children ages 5 – 18.  It will take place from 1 – 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 10.   The fee is $6 for Mass Audubon members and $8 for nonmembers.  Preregistration is required.  Nonmembers can join today during checkout and take immediate advantage of member prices.   For more information, please contact Mass Audubon’s Connecticut River Valley Sanctuaries at 413-584-3009 ext. 812 or arcadia@massaudubon.org.

Second Saturday Roast Beef Supper

Saturday, January 10th 2015 - 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
at United Church of Bernardston
58 Church St.

United Church of Bernardston’s Second Saturday Roast Beef Supper

Saturday, January 10th 2015 - 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
at United Church of Bernardston
58 Church St.

Come to the United Church of Bernardston on the second Saturday of the month, October through May, for a delicious homemade roast beef dinner.  The meal includes a hearty serving of roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetables, rolls, and dessert for $10.  Take-out meals are available.  Two seatings at 5pm and 6:15pm.  Call 413-648-9306 to reserve your preferred seating time.  Walk-ins are welcome!

Stepping Out for Autism

Saturday, January 24th 2015 - 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
at The Log Cabin
500 Easthampton Road

Community Resources for People with Autism is thrilled to announce our 6th annual Stepping Out for Autism fundraising gala at the Log Cabin in Holyoke, MA on Saturday, January 24, 2015 from 6pm – 11pm.

During this beautiful evening at the Log Cabin, dance to live music with Union Jack, indulge in a delicious cuisine and bid on some incredible silent auction items. Back by popular demand is Dave Madsen from WGGB joining us again as host and auctioneer.   Tickets are $50/each or $450/table of 10. You can purchase tickets by calling Community Resources at 413-529-2428 or by visiting the event website www.bit.ly/steppingout4autism.

Winter Family Sunset-Moonrise Hike/Snowshoe

Saturday, January 31st 2015 - 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
at Northfield Mountain and Recreation Center
Rt 63

 

 

On Saturday, January 31st, from 3:30 until 6:00 p.m. join Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center staff for a Winter Family Sunset-Moonrise Hike/Snowshoe. Families may find tracks of porcupines, snowshoe hare, and coyote as we explore wooded wetlands, rocky outcrops and frozen streams. Participants will build a small fire, boil water for cocoa, build snow creatures, balance on logs, play games, and any other winter fun we can imagine! If snow has not yet fallen, we’ll have fun hiking. Practical woods skills like bushwhacking, estimating sunset time, and leave-no-trace fire building will be shared. Dress in warm layers that can be shed as we get moving, and bring a water bottle to take on the trail. Cocoa and granola bar snacks will be provided. Directions to meeting place will be shared with registered participants. For ages 6 and older. The event is free, $25 per family with snowshoe rentals. Please call to pre-register at 1-800-859-2960.

Sunday Improv Fun Time

Sunday, February 1st 2015 - 12:00 am
at North Star buildin
135 Russell St

Open improv comedy jam and show on the first Sunday of every month. You get a chance to play and watch the Valley’s premier improv comedians. Tickets are only $5 at the door. For more information check out the website.

Happier Valley Comedy Show

Saturday, February 14th 2015 - 12:00 am
at Arts Block Cafe
289 Main St.

All-new monthly improv comedy show featuring The Ha-Ha’s and their special guests from Boston and beyond. Each show is completely new and different. Check www.happiervalley.com for the details about this month’s show. Tickets are $10 online in advance at The Arts Block website or $13 at the door. This show is PG-13.

Second Saturday Roast Beef Supper

Saturday, February 14th 2015 - 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
at United Church of Bernardston
58 Church St.

United Church of Bernardston’s Second Saturday Roast Beef Supper

Saturday, February 14th 2015 - 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
at United Church of Bernardston
58 Church St.

Come to the United Church of Bernardston on the second Saturday of the month, October through May, for a delicious homemade roast beef dinner.  The meal includes a hearty serving of roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetables, rolls, and dessert for $10.  Take-out meals are available.  Two seatings at 5pm and 6:15pm.  Call 413-648-9306 to reserve your preferred seating time.  Walk-ins are welcome!

QuarterMania Fundraiser

Wednesday, February 25th 2015 - 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
at St. Kaz
197 Avenue A

Vendors & crafters set up at 5pm, doors open at 6pm and event starts promptly at 7pm. Each month, the first 10-20 in the door get an extra something FREE. Sometimes, entry is FREE with a donation.

Come and place quarter bids on items provided by artists and vendors. Items valued 0-20$, you place a quarter bid. For an item valued between twenty one and thirty dollars, you place a fifty cent bid. For items valued between thirty one and forty dollars, the bid is seventy five cents. Items valued at over forty dollars, you place a one dollar bid.

If you place a bid and your paddle is in the air, your number is chosen, you WIN!!!

5$ entry fee (includes one paddle) additional paddles are 1$!

Additional drawings and bonuses are awarded – So, bring your friends! First 10 guests receive a 5 bonus chances to win!

DON’T FORGET YOUR QUARTERS!!!

ALL proceeds go to local non-profits and causes near and dear to the hearts of locals. Please come and show your support. If you have an item that you’d like to donate for in house collection, please STOP INTO THE EVENT.

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