Events

2015 Tiny House Raffle!

March 9, 2015 - June 6, 2015 - All Day at

Hilltop Montessori School of Brattleboro has launched a “Tiny House Raffle” to benefit the school’s financial aid program and Morningside Shelter. Jamaica Cottage Shop has donated a tiny house kit that Hilltop students and families will assemble this spring. The 7’ x 12’ house is built on a trailer for easy mobility and will be raffled off at 3pm on the Brattleboro Common after the Strolling of the Heifers parade on June 6th.  Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased at Hilltop Montessori School, Morningside Shelter, and on-line at www.hilltopmontessori.org/tiny-house-raffle-2015.

Hilltop Montessori School is an independent school serving economically diverse children 18 months through eighth grade. For more information visit www.hilltopmontessori.org.

The Springfield Food Policy Council and the Mason Square Health task Force

April 8, 2015 - April 29, 2015 - 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm at Springfield Central library
220 State Street

The Springfield Food Policy Council and the Mason Square Health task Force  will hold a free screening of HBO’s Award Winning Documentary,

“ The Weight of the Nation”.

April 8th15th, 22nd, and 29th

From 5:30 to 7:30

At the Springfield Central library

220 State St. Springfield MA.

This movie is free to the public and light refreshments will be served.

 

For more info

Contact Johnetta Baymon at jbaymon@springfieldpartnersinc.com or 413.263.6500 x6539.

 

Open House

May 6, 2015 - 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm at

Speakeasy Toastmasters Open House Invitation

Local club gives public speakers confidence and skills

Northampton, MA – May 6, 2014 – Northampton area-based Speakeasy Toastmasters will host our Open House on May 6 at 6:45 pm at the Elaine Center, 20 North Maple Street in Hadley. Join us for this fun free event, and beyond, to our regular meetings on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Students, professionals and community members are welcome to attend.

The benefits of becoming a Toastmaster include:

Developing leadership

Opportunities to network

Improving public speaking

Learning spontaneous expression

Expanding presentation confidence

Advancing writing and memory skills

Increasing listening and effective communication

Most people need to speak well as part of their jobs and in social gatherings. Yet fear of public speaking and social phobias hold people back. At Toastmasters, you can conquer anxiety by giving short speeches on the subject of your choice before an encouraging, fun and supportive group.

About Speakeasy Toastmasters – Part of the nonprofit Toastmasters International, the Speakeasy Toastmasters chapter formed in December 1983 to help local businesspeople, students and professionals alike become more comfortable speaking to groups. Members improve their presentation skills and learn to facilitate meetings through regular practice. Membership is open to the public.

www.ToastOfNorthampton.org

Will Bike 4 Food

September 27, 2015 - 7:00 am - 5:00 pm at Hatfield Lions Club Pavilion
15 Billings Way

Fifth annual bike event supporting The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts. Exciting changes to celebrate our fifth year include a new location and new routes. Registration opens Friday, February 13th. Visit www.foodbankwma.org for more information.

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