Events

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.

Community YMCA

Saturday, November 1st 2014 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Community YMCA Greenfield
451 Main Street

Pickleball Event – On Saturday November 1 from 6-8:00pm the Y is offering an event so adults can come and try the fun game of Pickleball.  Pickleball is like tennis but a wiffle ball and wooden paddle are used with under-hand serves.  This event is free for Y members and only $3 for non members.  All skill levels are welcome.  Current players will show people how to play.

Halloween in Noho

Saturday, November 1st 2014 - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
at Historic Northampton Museum and Education Center
46 Bridge Street

Historic Northampton will host a Halloween storytelling evening on Saturday, November 1, 7pm. This event is for children over 12 years and adults.

Halloween Ball

Saturday, November 1st 2014 - 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
at Cowell Gym
51 Maple St

 

Second Annual Halloween Ball at Cowell Gym
To Benefit Community Organizations

Halloween dancing fools and ghouls will dance their bones off at the Halloween Ball at the Cowell Gym 51 Maple Street in Shelburne Falls on November 1 between 8 pm and 1 am. This fundraiser benefits youth programming from the Shelburne Recreation Committee and The Art Garden, a community art-making space. All are welcome to come support two good causes and have a lot of fun dancing disguised in an outrageous costume. Organizers suggest that you may want to:
Enjoy Oktoberfest beer from Berkshire Brewing Company.
Win a costume contest.
Dance your bones off to the most dancey songs in your lifetime.
Shake your cottontail and swirl your merlot.
Flash your fangs at the photo booth.
Masticate a donut you’ve poked through the hole in your monkey mask.
Sip cider sideways as Soupy Sales while swinging to Salsa with a cider donut.

Admission is $10 and guests under 18 must be accompanied by adults.

“Autumn Walk at Graves Farm”

Sunday, November 2nd 2014 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
at Graves Farm
Rt 9

 

Enjoy the fields, forest and wetlands of beautiful Graves Farm in Williamsburg.  In Mass Audubon’s “Autumn Walk at Graves Farm,” we’ll take the loop trail and look for salamanders, insects, birds and evidence of larger deer and moose. We’ll play some games along the way and find out what wildlife is doing to prepare for the winter. The program, which is suitable for individuals and families with children of all ages, will take place from 10 a.m. –  noon on Sunday, November 2.   The fee is $5 for Mass Audubon members and $8 for nonmembers, but nonmembers can join today during checkout and take immediate advantage of member prices.  Preregistration is required.  For more information, please contact Mass Audubon’s Connecticut River Valley Sanctuaries at 413-584-3009 ext. 812 or arcadia@massaudubon.org.

Visiting Author at Whately Library

Tuesday, November 4th 2014 - 3:00 pm
at Whately Public Library
202 Chestnut Plain Road

Jason Lefebvre visiting Author, Too Much Glue Nov 4, Tues 3pm (no school) Lefebvre is a children’s librarian and preschool paraprofessional at the Holyoke Public Library. He lives in Holyoke, MA, and Too Much Glue is his first picture book. Although his teacher has warned him that too much glue never dries, Matty loves glue. So one day during art class he searches for the fullest glue bottles in the classroom and the fun begins… Co-sponsored by the Friends and the Frontier Regional CFCE Program which is funded by a grant from the MA Dept. of Early Education and Care.

Whately Public Library

Tuesday, November 4th 2014 - 3:00 pm
at Whately Public Library
202 Chestnut Plain Road

Jason Lefebvre visiting Author, Too Much Glue Nov 4, Tues 3pm (no school) Lefebvre is a children’s librarian and preschool paraprofessional at the Holyoke Public Library. He lives in Holyoke, MA, and Too Much Glue is his first picture book. Although his teacher has warned him that too much glue never dries, Matty loves glue. So one day during art class he searches for the fullest glue bottles in the classroom and the fun begins…

Sunderland Public Library

Tuesday, November 4th 2014 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
at Sunderland Public Library
20 School Street

NaNoWriMo NaNoWriMo Write Fest, Tuesday, November 4 and November 18, 5-6 p.m. At each write fest we’ll brainstorm ideas and help each other reach that 50,000 word count! Even if you’re not doing NanoWrimo, feel free to stop by. Drop-in. FREE Sunderland Public Library 20 School St. Sunderland MA.

 

Homemade Pie Sale

Wednesday, November 5th 2014 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
at First Congregational Church Sunderland
Rts 47 and 116

First Congregational Church of Sunderland has a Homemade Pie Sale Saturday November 8th from 9 AM to 3 PM. Apple, apple crumb, blueberry, strawberry rhubarb, pumpkin. Pre-order by November 5th: $9, Day of sale purchase: $10. Quantities are limited, order early! Forms available at Mill Stone Market.

Greenfield Public Library

Wednesday, November 5th 2014 - 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
at Greenfield Public Library
402 Main St.

Youth Writing Workshop, Wednesday, November 5, 3:30-5pm

The Youth Writing Workshop at your library will meet the first and third Wednesday of each month in Levanway Meeting Room. This group is designed for writers ages 10-14 and is sponsored by the Friends of the Greenfield Public Library.

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