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Thursday, August 15th
The Co-op Concert series is hosting its next concert at Energy Park on Thursday, August 15th at 6pm. The show will feature Small Change, Katie Clarke and Larry LaBlanc, and Orlen, Gabriel, & Avery. Bring a blanket, chair, and picnic, relax with family and friends, and enjoy a free concert! All shows are presented by the Franklin County Musicians Cooperative, a non-profit of over 40 musicians, supported by local businesses Mesa Verde and PV Squared, and grants from many Franklin County Arts Councils with funding from the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.
Friday, August 16th
Come learn about our wildlife neighbors who share our home in the Connecticut River Watershed with Kidleidoscope Story Hour on Friday, August 16th at the Great Falls Discovery Center. The program begins at 10:30am and includes a story, interactive game, and a craft to introduce young children to wildlife along the river. The animal friend featured on August 16th is the snake. This program is for ages 3 to 6, accompanied by an adult. Siblings and friends are welcome.
Saturday, August 17th
The Leyden United Methodist Church is hosting at Blueberry Supper on Saturday, August 17th at the United Church of Bernardston, 58 Church Street, Bernardston, MA, with seatings at 5 and 6:30pm. The menu includes pork tenderloin, potato, gravy, mixed veggies, blueberry muffins, and pie. Meals cost $12 for adults, and $6 for children 10 and under. To make a reservation or place a to-go order, please call Mary Lou at 413-773-3548 or call/text Emily at 413-336-6248.
It’s Fairy House Day on Avenue A this Saturday, August 17th at Spinner Park in Turners Falls! Just down the street form the Great Falls Discovery Center, the GFDC is joining in the fairy fun from noon to 1pm! You can make a fairy house, meet a DCR Park Interpreter, and make a winged friend for the fairies – a butterfly, dragonfly, or a bat! For a full list of events all day long, look for ‘Fairy House Day on Avenue A’ on Facebook.
Saturday, August 17th – Sunday, August 18th
Montague Old Home Days is celebrating its 60th year! This year’s celebration will be held on Saturday, August 17th and Sunday, August 18th. The events kick off at 8:30am Saturday with the Mug Race! Most events take place on the Village Green and include a Quilt Show, Parade, Children games, food, road race, raffles, musical performances, and much more! The festivities culminate on Sunday morning with a 10am church service with music by Becky Walton and John Fuller. Old Home Days is a great time to come meet your friends and neighbors and have some fun! Sponsored by the First Congregational Church of Montague, 4 North Street.
Saturday, August 17th
7:30am – Mug Race Registration
8:30am – Mug Race Start
8:35am – Mini Mug Race Start
9am – quilt show, craft vendors, games
11am – Celtic Heels
11:30am – Birds of Pray, Tom Ricardi
12:30pm – Old Home Days Parade
1pm – Corki & Ken, Acoustic Folk Duo
2-4pm – Farley String Band
4:15pm – Drawing Results
Food includes fried dough with maple cream, burgers, hot dogs, homemade fries
Saturday, August 17th – Sunday, August 25th
The Old Deerfield Painting Group is celebrating its 30th year of exhibiting together! The exhibit will be open Saturday, August 17th through Sunday, August 25th from noon to 5pm daily with extended hours until 7pm on Friday, August 23rd, at the Deerfield Community Center, Memorial Street, Old Deerfield. Paintings will include images of ‘home,’ neighborhoods, and still lifes. Admission is free. Visit their website at olddeerfieldpainting.wix.com/arts.
Friday, August 23rd (Order by Monday, August 19th!)
It’s lobster roll season at Arcana Chapter No 50 Order of the Eastern Star! Meals include lobster without fillers, chips, and a brownie. Chicken Salad lunches are also available. Lobster Roll lunches cost $12 and chicken salad lunches cost $8. Orders can be picked up (or eat in!) on Friday, August 23rd between 11am and 1pm at the Republican Masonic Lodge Building, 215 Munson Street, Greenfield. Delivery is available for orders of 5 or more meals within a 5 mile radius. To reserve your lobster rolls, please call 413-773-3761 or 413-422-2267 by Monday, August 19th.
Tuesday, August 20th
Drop in at the Greenfield Public Library for a knitting/crocheting group on Tuesday, August 20th at 6pm! All skill levels are welcome. Meetings will take place at the table in front of the fireplace in the main library.
Friday, August 23rd
Join Kay Lyons for Mother Goose on the Loose, a lap-sit story hour for ages 3 and under at the Greenfield Public Library! Story hour will be held at 10am on Friday, August 23rd. Packed with stories, rhymes, songs, rhythm instruments, movement games, puppets, and plenty to keep active kids occupied. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
#LOCAL Gallery, 40 Cottage Street, Easthampton, is holding its signature monthly event, “Art Talk”on August 23rd from 6-8pm. #LOCAL is pleased to announce a special appearance by internationally recognized glass artist Josh Simpson. Josh will kick off the event with a presentation and then join a panel of other extraordinary artists: Marlene Rye, Scout Cuomo, Jeannie Donovan, Elisa Lanzi, and Tara Bonner. They’ll talk about their techniques, own personal discoveries in the world of art, and how art has shaped their lives. There will be plenty of opportunities for Q & A, plus delicious treats and beverages!
Saturday, August 24th
The Shelburne Grange Fair takes place Saturday, August 24th from 9am to 4pm at 17 Little Mohawk Road, Shelburne Center. Admission is free and there’s fun for the whole family! Children’s games, live exotic animals, a BBQ to benefit Relay for Life, the Shelburne Falls Military Band, Dusti Dufrense, and much more! For more information or to register to exhibit, please visit www.shelburnegrange.org
Discover nature through story and art at the Great Falls Discovery Center on Saturday, August 24th from 10:30am to noon with Art Naturally! The story book pages from Water Dance by Thomas Locker will be on display in the Great Hall. Try your hand at watercolor resist, and follow water through its journey between earth and sky. This program is for ages 6 and up, accompanied by an adult. Teens and adults are welcome too!
Sunday, August 25th
Buckland Historical Society is holding two open houses on Sunday, August 25th from 2-4pm. The Buckland Historical Society Museum, 20 Upper Street, Buckland Center, is a former school house which now houses three floors of artifacts and town records.
The Wilder Homestead, a furnished 1775 saltbox with five fireplaces, a
1779 English barn with a weaving demo on a barn loom, and a shoemaker shop will also be open. Wilder Homestead is located at 129 Rt. 112, Buckland.
Wednesday, August 28th
The Greenfield Public Library is please to welcome Lou’s Upcycling Workshop on Wednesday, August 28th, at 5:30pm in the LeVanway Room. Participants will learn about upcycling plastic bags through the process of fusing un-recyclable bags and wrappers that would usually be thrown away. Attendees should save up their household’s cereal and cracker bags and any other plastic bags and wrappers and bring them to use or donate. Registration is required and the workshop is limited to 15 people. Contact the library at 413-772-1544 to sign up. This program is free and sponsored by the Friends of the GPL.
Begins Thursday, September 6th (pre-register now!)
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Western Massachusetts is pleased to offer their NAMI Family to Family Education Program for the fall season, beginning Thursday, September 6th from 6-8:30pm in Greenfield. NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session educational program for family, partners, and friends of adults living with mental illness. The course is designed to help family members understand and support their loved one living with mental illness, while maintaining their own well-being. The course includes information on illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, and other mental health conditions. Pre-registration is required. For more information, please visit namiwm.org/events
Sunday, August 18th
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