Events

A Literary Conversation with Washington Irving

Saturday, October 4th 2014 - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join John Anderson as he brings Washington Irving to life in this acclaimed interpretative performance. Listen to and talk with Irving about his roots in New York, his Sketchbook stories (including “Rip Van Winkle” and “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”), his tours of the American West and his diplomatic career in Europe. Refreshments will be served. www.rowehistoricalsociety.org

A Literary Conversation with Washington Irving

Saturday, October 4th 2014 - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join John Anderson as he brings Washington Irving to life in this acclaimed interpretative performance. Listen to and talk with Irving about his roots in New York, his Sketchbook stories (including “Rip Van Winkle” and “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”), his tours of the American West and his diplomatic career in Europe. Refreshments will be served. www.rowehistoricalsociety.org

Free Soup & Games Night Fundraiser at Hope & Olive in Greenfield in support of Diggity Dogs Service Dogs Inc. in Shelburne, MA

Monday, October 6th 2014 - 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at Hope & Olive Restaurant
44 Hope Street

Join your community in supporting a worthy cause! Enjoy a buffet of free soup & bread, as well as a bake sale, raffle and door prizes too! All drink sales and sales of other goods will go to support Diggity Dogs Service Dogs, a local, non-profit organization in Shelburne Falls!

South Hadley Farmers’ Market

Thursday, October 9th 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.

Empty Bowls 10th Annual Benefit Dinner

Saturday, October 11th 2014 - 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
at Landmark College
1 River Road

 

 

This year’s Empty Bowls dinner, a benefit for the Brattleboro Area Drop in Center, is Saturday, October 11, with seatings at 5:00 and 6:30 pm in the dining hall at Landmark College in Putney. For a $25.00 donation, guests will be served a meal of soup, bread, cheese, apples, beverage and dessert, and will enjoy live music. Afterwards, guests are invited to keep the bowl from which they eat as a reminder that while their bellies may be full, there are many who go hungry each day throughout our county. For reservations, please call 257-5415, extension 103, or (800) 852-4286, extension 103. Tickets are also on sale in Brattleboro at the Shoe Tree, and Everyone’s Books and in Putney at Offerings Jewelry.

FRCOG Volunteer Training

Monday, October 13th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
at FRCOG Offices
12 Olive Street

The Franklin Regional Council of Governments (FRCOG) will be running training for medical and non-medical personnel who want to volunteer in times of disaster.

The next MRC 101 training date is Monday, October 13th  6:00 pm to 9:30 PM.
The training will be held at the FRCOG offices at the John W. Olver Transit Center, 12 Olive Street in Greenfield, in the first floor conference room.
Requirements:
*       Complete the MRC Training course and course evaluation.
*       Complete a Application packet including policy and procedure agreements
*       Credentialed and pass a CORI/SORI check
*       Complete a Personal and Family Preparedness Plan
*       Complete ICS/100  and NIMS/700 within one year of joining the MRC
*       Complete CPR/First Aid training (if not already certified) within one year of joining the MRC
*       Attend one MRC unit activity per year – training, meeting, or drill.

The MRC Training itself involves the following:
*       Health, Safety and Personal Preparedness
*       Vulnerable and Special Needs Populations
*       Psychological First Aid
*       NIMS and Incident Command Overview
*       Points of Distribution (POD)
*       Roles and Responsibilities of the MRC Volunteer

QuarterMania Fundraiser

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014 - 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.

November Art Walk

Saturday, November 1st 2014 - 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Around Town
Bridge Street

Follow the ‘decorated shoes’ throughout the Village. Mingle with local artists, view demonstrations, enjoy live music, participate in community art projects, and ride Trolley No. 5. Recently, the Village of Shelburne Falls was designated a Cultural District by Massachusetts Cultural Council. Come and see why! This Art Walk will have a cider and apple them to be in conjunction with Cider Days.

P.V.R.S. Class of ’69 Reunion

Saturday, November 15th 2014 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
at Marriott Hotel
423 Russell Street

Pioneer Valley Regional School Class of 1969 invites P.V.R.S. alumni to join them at the Marriott Hotel, 423 Russell Street, Hadley on Saturday November 15 from 8-10 PM. A small donation to the Class of ’69 would be appreciated.

QuarterMania Fundraiser

Wednesday, November 26th 2014 - 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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