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


Great Falls Coffee House

Friday, August 14th 2015 - 6:30 pm at Great Falls Discovery Center
2 Avenue A
Turners Falls

On Friday August 14, 7 pm, Mark & Beverly Davis will perform in the Great Hall at the Great Falls Discovery Center. The coffeehouse takes place in the historic Great Hall of the Great Falls Discovery Center at 2 Avenue A, in downtown Turners Falls. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Coffee and homemade baked goods are available. The museum and museum store are open during intermission. Suggested sliding scale donation $6–$12, free for children. Donations help the Friends of the Discovery Center provide free nature programming. For more information, please call the Discovery Center at (413) 863-3221 or online at


Talent Show Fundraiser

Saturday, August 15th 2015 - All Day

The Greenfield Gardens Youth Leaders are hosting their second annual talent show. They are looking for acts and a location to host their event. If you would like to participate, contact us at or call us at (413) 772-8710.The date they are trying to host the talent is for August 15th.

Golf Tournament

Saturday, August 15th 2015 - 9:00 am at Thomas memorial Golf & Country Club
Country Club Lane
Turners Falls

A 9am shotgun golf tournament will be held on Saturday, August 15 to help defray expenses for Samantha Caouette who will be participating in the Miss Massachusetts pageant in November.  For info please call Jane at (413)863-9042.  Help Sam become the first from Franklin County to be Miss Massachusetts!

Bernardston Farmers Market

Saturday, August 15th 2015 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm at United Church of Bernardston
58 Church St.

Every Saturday through October 3rd, 10am to 1pm at the United Church of Bernardton parking lot.  Local, fresh farm produce and other products!

8th Annual Wheeling For Healing Event/ Baystate Franklin Medical Center

Sunday, August 16th 2015 - 8:00 am - 2:00 pm at Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA
1 College Dr

Non-Cyclists: There will be a 5K walk/run around the beautiful neighborhoods surrounding GCC

Kids Activities: BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY!!!
As always we will have the 10, 25 and 50-mile rides for cyclists of all levels
FORM A TEAM! Grab your family & friends – come ride, walk or run for someone you know who was touched by cancer.

Join us to raise funds for cancer services and programs at Baystate Franklin Medical Center!

Join us back at GCC from 11am-2pm for a cookout, raffle, exhibits, music & more! Included in registration fees!


Kidleidoscope @ GFDC

Tuesday, August 18th 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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Series for Caregivers

Wednesday, August 19th 2015 - 4:30 pm at Bernardston Senior Center
20 Church Street

The Bernardston Council on Aging will be presenting the 3rd in their 4 session series on caregivers dealing with dementia and Alzheimer’s. This free event is at the Bernardston Senior Center starting at 4:30 PM on Wednesday August 19th and will be followed by a light supper. The topic of this session is “Does the physical environment make a difference?” You may attend one or all sessions. You must reserve a place by calling 413-648-5413 or 413-522-8245.

Super Summer Bedtime Story Hours

Wednesday, August 19th 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.

6th Annual SY’S FUND golf tournament

Thursday, August 20th 2015 - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm at Crumpin Fox Golf Club
Parmenter Road

JOIN US FOR A FUN FILLED DAY OF GOLF. 9:00 am Shot Gun Start, 18 hole 4-person scramble. The cost is $125 per player which includes: Greens Fees, Golf Cart, Snacks and Lunch. There will be prizes awarded to 1st place teams – Men, Women, and Mixed Teams. We will have contests such as Closest to the pin and Longest Drive, As well as a fun game or two. At an additional cost for further Sy’s Fund support, there will be Mulligans, 50/50 raffle, Silent Auction, and Longest Putt.
Sy’s Fund is here to give young adults struggling with cancer something to help them through the everyday challenges of their illness. We provide gifts that have nothing to do with cancer and offer some light in a time fraught with uncertainty. Young adults are often left behind when it comes to extra assistance to help them through cancer, despite the fact that more than 72,000 young adults are diagnosed with cancer each year in the US. From Executive director and founder Lorraine Kerz.

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