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Fuel Assistance (2017/2018 heating season)

Dec 31 2017
Published by under Community Resources
Did you know you can get fuel assistance even if your heat is included in your rent? You can apply for fuel assistance from November 1st to April 30th.
Franklin & Hampshire Counties: visit Community Action! at http://www.communityaction.us/fuel-assistance.html or call (413) 774-2310
Hampden County (except Springfield): visit Valley Opportunity [continue reading]

Summer guide 2018: Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

May 23 2018
Published by under Events
Director Pamela Tatge discusses this summer’s upcoming season, which begins June 20.
Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival will soon start another thrilling summer season.
For dance fans around the world, those words will be music to their ears.
For others unfamiliar with this dance Mecca in the Berkshires, be prepared to be amazed [continue reading]

Events at the Trustees of Reservations | April – June 2018

May 22 2018
Last updated Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at 12:01 am.
Date Event Location Region Category 05/26/2018 Knitting History William Cullen Bryant Homestead Pioneer Valley History, Art & Culture 06/01/2018 Cancelled -- William Cullen Bryant: Poet, Editor & Conservationist William Cullen Bryant Homestead Pioneer Valley History, Art & Culture 06/02/2018 [continue reading]

Springfield Symphony Orchestra finishes 74th season with Rachmaninoff (review, photos)

May 22 2018
Published by under Music, Springfield
The final concert of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra’s 74th season was devoted to the music of Russian composer/pianist Sergei Rachmaninoff.
More than 1,700 concertgoers leaped to their feet to give two enthusiastic standing ovations Saturday evening at Springfield Symphony Hall, as the Springfield Symphony Orchestra presented the final concert of its 74 th season, [continue reading]

Off The Menu: WGBY Asparagus Food Festival set for June 2

May 21 2018
A century or more ago, when agriculture was “local” and “seasonal,” the late April start of the local asparagus season was an eagerly awaited event.
Here in the Pioneer Valley, asparagus was big business. From fields in Hadley and surrounding towns, crates of freshly harvested Hadley “grass” were rushed to greengrocers and restaurants up [continue reading]

Weekdays in Western MA: May 21st – 25th, 2018

May 21 2018
Weekdays in Western MA: May 21st – 25th, 2018 Weekday community-based educational opportunities can be found throughout the four counties of Western MA all week long! Each weekday we feature community-based educational opportunities that can be selected to support the interests and education of self-directed teens, homeschoolers and life-long learners. Select the day of the [continue reading]

Community Repair Event | Greenfield | May 27

May 20 2018
Published by under Events, Greenfield
Greenfield May Fixery Public · Hosted by Repair Public Sunday, May 27 at 1 PM – 4:30 PM Seymour, the pub 5 Bank Row, Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301
It’s bicycle and lawnmower and chainsaw season! We’re hoping for weather good enough to service larger, more obnoxious items that we can’t bring inside. We’ll still [continue reading]

WGBY Asparagus Festival | Hadley | June 2

May 19 2018
Published by under Agriculture
WGBY Asparagus Festival Public · Hosted by WGBY Public Television Saturday, June 2 at 10 AM – 6 PM Hadley Town Common
Tickets Available www.wgby.org
The WGBY Asparagus Festival celebrates all things local and agricultural. It’s an outdoor, family-friendly event with live music, a large farmers/makers’ market, fresh food and [continue reading]

Atlas Farm GardenFest | South Deerfield | May 26-28

May 18 2018
Atlas Farm GardenFest Public · Hosted by Atlas Farm InterestedGoing…Share clock 3 Dates · May 26 – May 28, 8:00am – 7:00pm Atlas Farm 218 Greenfield Rd, South Deerfield, Massachusetts 01373
Celebrate gardening season and the Atlas Farm Store’s 5th anniversary by attending GardenFest scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend. Find the schedule below and [continue reading]

Springfest ’18 | Northampton | May 19

May 17 2018
Published by under Events, Music, Northampton
Springfest’18 Public · Hosted by Northampton Community Music Center Saturday, May 19 at 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM Northampton Community Music Center 139 South St, Northampton, Massachusetts 01060
IMPORTANT LOCATION CHANGE: Due to predicted rain this Saturday, Springfest will be held at the Northampton Community Music Center.
Performances are still at the [continue reading]

Spring Celebration | Goshen | May 20

May 16 2018
Three Sisters Sanctuary Spring Celebration
Public · Hosted by Three Sisters Sanctuary Sunday at 2-4 PM Three Sisters Sanctuary 188 Cape Street, Goshen, Massachusetts 01032
Join us to celebrate Spring and the opening of the 25th year of Three Sisters Sanctuary! We will gather together in the butterfly garden at 2 [continue reading]



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