Friday February 05, 2016
Winter Carnival Traffic Advisory
Adapted From a Greenfield Recreation Department press release:
The Greenfield Recreation Department would like to remind people that tonight's Winter Carnival Parade of Lights will begin precisely at 6PM, at Newton School, and arrive at Beacon Field around 6:30PM, after winding its way through downtown. Motorists are asked, if possible, to avoid Main and Federal Streets during the parade. In addition, spectators should be aware that some streets and parking areas around Beacon Field will be closed.
Thursday February 04, 2016
Upcoming Workshops at The United Arc
Adapted from a The United Arc press release:
Once again, The United Arc will offer free programs designed to help families and professionals care and advocate for people with special needs. Person Centered Planning will be the topic on February 17th and March 9th, while Transition to Adulthood will be the focus on March 24th.
Wednesday February 03, 2016
Don't Forget! Supper for Six Next Week
Adapted from a United Way of Franklin County press release:
On Tuesday, February 9th, from 5:30PM to 7PM, in Stoneleigh-Burnham School's Capen Room, the United Way of Franklin County will be collecting grocery bags of food; each filled with enough non-perishable items to make dinner for a family of 6. All the bags will be distributed to families in need in Franklin County during school vacation week, February 15th through 19th. Last year over 300 bags, weighing in at nearly 5,000 pounds, were collected!
Tuesday February 02, 2016
February Events at Discovery Center
Adapted from a Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation (DCR) press release:
Art, music, wildlife, the Great Falls Discovery Center in Turners Falls has it all! This month's highlights include celebrations of Black History Month and extra hours during school vacation week. All programs at the center are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted, and the facilities are accessible.
Monday February 01, 2016
Visit Historic Deerfield This Month
Adapted from a Historic Deerfield press release:
From cooking classes, to art exhibits, to the second installment in their free Winter Lecture Series, In Harm's Way: Conflict and Captivity Before the French and Indian War, there's something for everyone at Historic Deerfield this winter.
Friday January 29, 2016
BFMC Chocolate Fantasy 2016
Adapted from a Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) press release:
It’s red and white, with love all over! Delectable chocolate treats, love songs, beautiful raffle baskets, and Valentine-related crafts will all be found at Chocolate Fantasy 2016. BFMC volunteers and members of the Baystate Franklin Auxiliary (BFA) will hold their annual Chocolate Fantasy fundraiser on Friday, February 12th, from 9:30AM to 3:30PM, in the hospital’s main conference rooms. This year's proceeds will support the hospital’s Cardiopulmonary Department and Mental Health Unit.