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Suggested Events for October 21st – 27th, 2017

Oct 21 2017

“What would we do without all the valuable information and sense of community that Hilltown Families promotes?!” – Tina Cornell (West Chesterfield, MA)
If you have a community event, educational program, or service-learning opportunity happening in Western Massachusetts that you’d like to let [continue reading]

Hiring: District Administrator – Hampden/Hampshire Conservation District

Oct 20 2017
Published by under Jobs
Hampden/Hampshire Conservation District is seeking a part-time District Administrator. The program administrator will carry out all duties and responsibilities related to district programming, fundraising, day-to-day office duties, and secretarial duties related to supervisor meetings. Responsible for the general upkeep of the district office, record keeping and book keeping. Plan and coordinate district plant sales, meetings, [continue reading]

Weekend things to do: Comedy, concerts and animal acts

Oct 20 2017
Concerts, comedy, stage shows and animal acts are on tap this weekend in Western Massachusetts.
Of course, there is also plenty of pre-Halloween fun at Six Flags New England, McCray’s Farm in South Hadley and other haunted hangouts.
Less scary events in Western Massachusetts worth checking out include:
Multiband Pops Concert returning to [continue reading]

Events at the Trustees of Reservations | September – December 2017

Oct 19 2017
Last updated Friday, October 20th, 2017 at 12:23 am.
Date Event Location Region Category 10/20/2017 Homestead Haunted House William Cullen Bryant Homestead Pioneer Valley Seasonal Celebrations, Family Fun, History, Art & Culture 10/21/2017 William Cullen Bryant: Poet, Editor & Conservationist William Cullen Bryant Homestead Pioneer Valley History, Art & Culture [continue reading]

Nerd Nite at the Academy | Northampton | Oct 23

Oct 19 2017
Published by under Events, Northampton
Nerd Nite at the Academy Monday, October 23 at 7 PM – 10 PM Academy of Music Theatre 274 Main St, Northampton, Massachusetts 01060 Ticket Information: aomtheatre.com
Nerd Nite Noho comes to the Academy of Music stage! Nerd Nite is a monthly event held in more than 90 cities across the globe during which [continue reading]

Organic Apples are in Season

Oct 18 2017
Cornucopia’s Take: Organic apples are healthy for your family and the planet – and you may be able to buy them from a local farmer! You can look for farmers near you on Local Harvest’s website .
5 Reasons You Should Always Buy Organic Apples Rodale’s [continue reading]

Western Mass. dining news: Paint party, takeout options and more

Oct 17 2017
On Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. the 350 Grill Steakhouse on Worthington Street in Springfield will be hosting a PaintNite evening. A tropical landscape entitled “Purple Serenity” will be the subject of the session. 350 Grill will be offering appetizers and beverages to purchase during the painting session, and free parking is available in the [continue reading]

Weekdays in Western MA: October 16 – 20, 2017

Oct 16 2017
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 week and find events that support [continue reading]

Valley Bounty: Winter CSAs

Oct 15 2017
For many of us in the Pioneer Valley, the weekly ritual of swinging by the farm to pick up our farm share is a familiar fixture of the warm-weather months. As the days are (finally) starting to cool off, I only have a few Saturdays left on the calendar with “PICK UP FARM SHARE” scrawled [continue reading]

Weekend things to do: Springfield Symphony Orchestra begins season and more

Oct 14 2017
There are several events taking place in or around Western Massachusetts.
The Springfield Symphony Orchestra kicks off its 74th season on Saturday night at Symphony Hall.
The music of Prokofiev, Rossini and Brahms will be featured. Prior the start of the concert, the SSO will salute its outgoing executive director, Peter T. [continue reading]



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