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Wednesday, December 31 1969

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News from the Greenfield Public Schools

Adapted from several town press releases:

In addition to the festivities this afternoon at Newton School, and tomorrow's open house at Greenfield High School (GHS), the public is invited to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony for GHS' brand new building on Friday, October 30th.

September Happenings at Historic Deerfield

Adapted from a Historic Deerfield press release:

There's something about the first signs of autumn that give a sense of "wiping the slate clean".  From the crisp, cool mornings to the first days of school, autumn brings its own sense of renewal as the long, hot days of summer ebb away.  Here at Historic Deerfield this fall a robust schedule of demonstrations, educational programs, and special events await visitors of all ages.

Reminder: Historical Society Open Houses Sun

Adapted from a Buckland Historical Society press release:

The Buckland Historical Society would like to remind you that, on August 9th, from 2PM to 4PM, they will be holding two open houses to showcase their collections.

Historic Deerfield Happenings

Adapted from Historic Deerfield press releases:

This month, at Historic Deerfield, you have the opportunity to explore open hearth cooking, handle live silkworms while learning how their secretions become beautiful shimmering cloth, attend two free lectures on Utopian Societies in Early New England, and more.

GCC Enrollment Days are Here

Adapted from a Greenfield Community College (GCC) press release:

It's time to get started at Greenfield Community College!  Just 1 visit can get you ready to begin the fall semester so come check out the campus on July 15th, August 4th, or August 22nd.  Walk-ins are always welcome, no appointment is necessary.

GHS Music Telethon Update

After a successful night of fundraising, but a lean pie throwing time, the Greenfield High School Music Parents Association (GHSMPA) would like the public to know that they will continue accepting donations until Friday, April 10th.  If they get to, or surpass, the $3,000 mark, additional Greenfield High School (GHS) administrators will allow themselves to be hit in the face with whipped cream pies.

Historic Deerfield Happenings in March

Adapted from Historic Deerfield press releases:

There will be so much to learn at Historic Deerfield next month!  Explore open hearth cooking, find out how decorative goods began coming to the West from China, discuss the tradition of outdoor sculpture in New England with neighbors & experts, or attend the final installment of this year's free winter lecture series, "Textiles and Fashion in Early America".

News from Historic Deerfield

Adapted from Historic Deerfield press releases:

February is a busy month for this local treasure!  Deadlines to apply for a summer internship program and submit papers for this year's Dublin Seminar are coming up fast; the second installment of a free winter lecture series, "Textiles and Fashion in Early America", will be held on February 22nd; there are opportunities to learn open hearth cooking & textile art; and a special exhibition on neoclassicism will open on the 28th.

Historic Deerfield Lecture Series Begins

Adapted from Historic Deerfield press releases:

There will be no hibernating at Historic Deerfield this winter season. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Helen Geier Flynt Textile Gallery, a free winter lecture series, "Textiles and Fashion in Early America", will be held starting on January 25th.  In addition, local Girl Scouts will have the opportunity to earn a merit badge in hearth cooking.

Greenfield Family Finalists in Baking Contest

Adapted from a Historic Deerfield press release:

Historic Deerfield is pleased to announce the finalists in the Historic Deerfield King Arthur Flour Heritage Baking Recipe Contest, including Greenfield's own Johanna Swartzentruber and her family.  A great number of submissions were received for the contest, which asked amateur bakers to send in their best family baked dessert recipe.  The winners will be chosen on Saturday, December 6th, during Heritage Baking Day at Historic Deerfield.

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