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slsmith - Wed, May 22, 2019, 2:18 P
Personal Care
Hello, I am searching for a personal care for my aunt, She lives in Amherst. Hours could be flexible. Nothing hard, or heavy lifting, basically guidance and some basic errands.

Steph
 
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UMASSWBB - Wed, May 15, 2019, 12:47 P
????umass Wbb Coach Verdi Invites You Coach Verdi’s Basketball Academy
THERE IS STILL TIME IF YOU HAVEN'T SIGNED UP YET!!
??????????????You don’t want to miss this!! ??????????????


Coach Verdi's Basketball Academy Invites You to:
ELITE Basketball Academy (HS Girls - grades 9-12) June 22
&
Day Camp (co-ed kids camp - grades k-8) July 15-19


Come and meet our players and coaching staff!!

Registration has started. Register online by credit card @ www.coachverdicamps.com

OR

Register by cash or check. If writing a check, please make checks out to (Coach Verdi’s Basketball Academy).



For more information, please contact us at 413-545-2726, or by email at brandonj@umass.edu.

We will accept start day walk-ups for both camps.

****A copy of each campers most recent physical must be presented before the first day or on the first day of camp in order to attend camp!****



Hope to see you this summer!!
 
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slsmith - Fri, May 3, 2019, 5:16 P
Tables
Hello, I am looking to borrow a party tent and some large tables.
I need them for a graduation celebration for June 9th.

Thanks
Steph
 
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bergx2 - Tue, Apr 23, 2019, 12:04 P
Hadley Mothers Club Recycle Day 4/27/19
Hadley Mothers Club will be having there annual recycle day this Saturday April 27 from 8am-1pm at the Hadley Elementary School.

IS SPONSORING OUR14THANNUALRECYCLING DAYAPRIL 27, 2019; 8am-1pmHADLEY ELEMENTARYSCHOOL PARKING LOTRAIN OR SHINESEE LIST OF FEES FOR DISPOSAL ON BACKFREEDISPOSAL OF:cell phones, printer cartridges, household alkaline batteries, eyeglassesPick up available,additional fee charged:call Denise at 413-695-0385*Bring clothes, shoes, sneakers, belts, sheets, pillowcases, drapes, stuffed animalsfor collection Most Holy Redeemer St.Pauly Mission.*6thGrade Class HES will be running Can and Bottle driveBring non-perishable food itemsfor the Hadley Food PantryWe accept cash, checks and credit cards via squarewww.hadleymothersclub.org
LIST OF FEESFEE THAT IS COLLECTED WILL USED BY HADLEY MOTHERS’ CLUB TO FUND VARIOUS PROJECTS
AIR CONDITIONER$20,BBQ GRILL$15,COMPACTORS$15,COPY MACHINES$15,CPU’S , computer tower$10,DEHUMIFIER$10,DISHWASHER$20,DORM FRIDGE$15,DRYER$20,FREEZERS$25,MICROWAVE OVEN$10,MONITORS, computer screens$10,MOWER, PUSH$15,MOWER, RIDE ON$25,PROPANE TANKS$10,TELEVISIONS CONSOLES$20,ALL OTHER TV’S$15,REFRIGERATOR$25,STOVE$20,WASHING MACHINE$20,BATTERIES(car), TIRES,VACCUMS, FILINGCABINETS,VCR’S, TELPHONES, WEEDWACKER, CAMCORDERS, FAX,SEWING MACHINES, PRINTERS, LAPTOP$5,
For more information please call, Denise Devine 584-1859 Thank you for your support!!!Sorry-we can no longer accept matressses
 
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LeesaLesenski - Fri, Apr 5, 2019, 3:27 P
Lake House For Rent Near Saratoga
Lake House For Rent Near Saratoga
Private 5 acre getaway on a quiet lake in NY. Located near Saratoga, Lake George and the Adirondacks, it’s about a 2 hour drive from Greenfield.
Lovely year round home with living room and dining area overlooking the lake. Also located on the first floor is the kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and laundry facilities. Second floor has two bedrooms and a bathroom. Walkout basement with glass doors facing the lake, couch, pool table and bar area
Golfing: A dozen golf courses nearby.
Fishing: Summit Lake, Cossayuna Lake or the famous Batten Kill River.
Horse Racing: Saratoga Racetrack during the summer & year-round Harness racing.
Saratoga Performing Arts located about 35 minutes away.
Adventures: Saratoga Casino & Raceway Simulcast wagering, Lake George, hike or drive Prospect Mtn., Six Flags/Great Escape & indoor waterpark, Santa’s Land, mall outlets & more.
Famous sites: Ft. William Henry, Ft. Ticonderoga, Battle of Lake George and Saratoga Battlefield.
For more information, call Rich at 413-665-5580.

posting for a relative, please contact them. Thanks.
 
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LeesaLesenski - Fri, Mar 22, 2019, 1:26 P
Hands All Around Quilt Show April And 7th
Hands All Around 17th Quilt Show (April 6-7, 2019)
We have quilts from world renown artists. This will be a great show.

Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7, 2019 the Hands All Around Quilt Show will be returning to the UMASS Amherst Campus Center.

10 am – 4 pm each day (opening for the physically challenged at 9:30 am-park on Level 2).

Admission to the show:
Adults- $10, 12 and under FREE (when accompanied by paid attendee)
Students and Military- $5.00 (must show ID)

Also, Raffle Quilt, Raffle Baskets, Vendors, Mini-Quilt sale, View’s Choice Quilt Challenge, Demonstrations, Special Exhibit “A Century of American Quilts from the Jane Pratt Fitzpatrick Collection.
 
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maryanne - Wed, Feb 20, 2019, 2:32 P
Amherst Orchid Society Annual Show
Amherst Orchid Society Annual Show
Feb 23, 2019 - 9 to 5
Feb 24, 2019 - 10 to 4
Location: Smith Vocational School (Rt9, Locust St.)
Northampton MA 01060
$5 0 Kids under 12 Free
Displays, Talks, Vendors -
come ask advice from the local experts!
Hope to see you there
 
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jhiggins - Wed, Feb 6, 2019, 10:00 A
Spring Gardening Symposia
Tired of Winter? Think Spring!

The Western Massachusetts Master Gardener Association is holding its annual Spring Gardening Symposiums, each one full of new ideas and how-to info.

Three dates and locations to choose from.
Classes fill up fast, so get your registration in early!


See our website to register online: https://www.wmmga.org/


Healthy Gardens, Healthy Gardeners!

Saturday, March 23, 2019
8:45 am to 2:15 pm
Location: Frontier Regional High School - 113 North Main St., South Deerfield, MA

17 workshop topics to choose from plus keynote speaker Dr. Stephen Rich, speaking on What Every Gardener Needs to Know About Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases
Book Sale
Marketplace with locally produced offerings


Bees, Butterflies and Bounty...The latest BUZZ in gardening!

Saturday, March 30, 2019
8:40 am to 2:00 pm
Location: Holyoke High School - 500 Beech St., Holyoke, MA

Featuring 18 Gardening Workshops
Gardeners' Favorites Book Sale
Q&A - Marketplace
Raffle - Soil Testing


Strength Your Garden Skills

Saturday April 6, 2019
8:45 am - 2:15 pm
Location: Lenox Memorial Middle & High School - 197 East St., Lenox, MA

Choose from 15 garden topics
Enjoy a Garden Raffle, Glove Sale, Plant Sale from Blossoming Acres, Southwick MA, Used Book Sale, and Environmental Experts to Answer Your Questions!


Classes fill up fast, so register early!
 
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Dinah - Thu, Jan 31, 2019, 4:31 A
Intl Folk Dance, Live Music Friday
Come join AMHERST INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCE - with LIVE MUSIC tomorrow / Friday evening!
Think GLOBALLY, dance LOCALLY. Slip on your dancin’ shoes - everyone’s invited! AIFD presents PANHARMONIUM, @ the Unitarian Universalist (N. Pleasant & Kellogg Streets), Amherst, Friday, February 1, 7:30 start; LIVE MUSIC 8-10 pm.
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Folk dancing’s for everyone - we celebrate and welcome the kaleidoscope of all cultures! Bring friends, meet new ones, enjoy live music with a smorgasbord of harmonies & rhythms from far and wide (Balkans, Eastern Europe, & Middle Eastern). Join simple line/circle dances; try more complex pieces at your own pace. Shall we play a Hungarian lullaby, Greek drinking song, Romanian cradle dance, Russian Troika, or Armenian love song for you? Just ask! We take requests for our 2nd set.
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Beginners welcome; no partner required. Donations appreciated. AIFD holds weekly Friday dances (with recorded music), and LIVE music typically on First Fridays. For holiday/weather/location info, go to amherstfolkdancing.org
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geodef - Sun, Dec 2, 2018, 8:31 A
Shutesbury Holiday Shop Dec 7,8,9
There's a slight typo in the link to the website. This should work:
www.shutesburyholidays.wixsite.com/holidayshop
 
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dragonflyzone - Sat, Dec 1, 2018, 9:57 P
Shutesbury Holiday Shop Dec 7,8,9
Magical Shutesbury Holiday Shop returns for its 7th year!

December 7, 6-9 pm; December 8, 10-8:30; December 19 11-6
Shutesbury Athletic Club Function Room
282 Wendell Rd., Shutesbury, MA


his fabulously magical three-day event transforms the Shutesbury Athletic Club Function Room into a veritable wonderland of handcrafted gift-giving options! This year the shop features an affordable array of work from 40 local artisans, artists, crafters, authors and musicians. An amazing selection of options for all celebration!.

Now in its 7th year, the Shutesbury Holiday Shop is known for its incredible inventory of extraordinary and affordable handmade gifts. There will be beautiful jewelry, quilts, ornaments, food (fudge, jam, maple syrup, honey), soap, handmade bags, tie dyes, wind chimes, baskets, books by local authors, health and wellness products, music & storytelling CDs, woodcrafts, mushtache cups, fiber art (knit, crochet, woven, sewn, organic, plant-dyed), therapy pillows, photography, fine art cards & prints, tea, stuffed animals, and more to come! Something for everyone! The artisans, artists, authors, musicians, and cooks are all from Shutesbury or one of its bordering towns.

Opening night on Friday 12/7 features a Shop & Dine option with a dinner of Soups & Stews to benefit the Friends of the M.N. Spear Memorial Library.

From 4-6 pm on Saturday 12/8 there will be a book signing by local authors who work is included in the shop. See FB page and website (listed below) for details.


The Shutesbury Holiday Shop was founded in 2011 to provide a welcoming venue for talented local artists, artisans, crafters, authors and musicians of all ages to show and sell their work and to create a one-stop shopping experience for people who enjoy buying handmade for the holidays. Started by Melinda LeLacheur of Dragonfly Designs it is now run by a volunteer committee of local artisans who work hard to create a warm, wonderful gift shop for the community to enjoy.

The Shutesbury Athletic Club is a non-profit community organization located at 282 Wendell Road in Shutesbury, MA. For a complete list of participating artists, artisans, crafters, authors and musicians, please go to www.facebook.com/ShutesburyHolidayShop or www.shutesburyholiday.wixsite.com/holidayshop.
 
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zygmont - Mon, Nov 5, 2018, 11:33 A
Craft Fair
It's that time of year again. Hatfield Book Club is holding its' annual craft fair on Saturday, November 10 from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm at the Hatfield Elementary School(behind the library) - Main Street - Hatfield. About 75% of the proceeds from this fundraiser go into the school system - a graduation award, funding declamations, National Geographics, band,and arts/music programs with extra funding going to the library, Food Bank, and Council on Aging.

In addition to crafters, there will be a bake sale. Lunch is in the hands of The Smithsonian.

Our raffle has changed this year. The high-end raffle includes a golf package from Crumpin Fox, a hot air balloon ride, an overnight stay at the Old Mill Bed/Breakfast with various gift cards, plus a few others.

Our crafters' raffle and grand raffle are combined with gifts including various gift cards, cash, books from Jane Yolen and Lisa Ekus, tickets to UMass basketball and hockey, merchandise from Berkshire Brewing, candy from Richardson's; in all, approximately 100 prizes

Prizes are no longer random You get to pick.

Hope to see you there.
 
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karenjhayes - Sun, Nov 4, 2018, 5:07 P
Annual Quest For Bagged Leaves
I have a large bag of mulched maple leaves if you are still looking for leaves.
 
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worldnotes - Fri, Nov 2, 2018, 6:16 P
Leverett Crafts And Arts, Open Studio
Open Studio Sat. Nov. 10th 10am-5pm
at Leverett Crafts and Arts.
My studio will be filled with colorful and useful pots, and refreshments!
Come and browse and shop hand-made and local.

Lots of mugs, bowls of all sizes, garlic graters, garlic jars, pie plates, sponge holders, toothbrush holders, dip and chip platters, yarn bowls, planters, earring holders, kitchen utensil holders, ikebana, lace bowls and lots more!!
There will be pots for gift-giving or just for yourself!
!
Joy
Fall Studio Sale!
Sat. Nov. 10th 10-5pm
Joy's studio at
Leverett Crafts & Arts- Left Entrance
13 Montague Rd. Leverett, Ma. 01054
413-548-9673
Micro-wave, oven, and dishwasher safe pottery!
Refreshments and drinks will be served.


Joy Friedman Pottery
413-548-9673
joypots@gmail.com
www.joyfriedman.com
 
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dmeaton - Tue, Oct 30, 2018, 1:16 P
Open Art Studio This Saturday
Donna Eaton's Open Art Studio
WHERE: 837 Daniel Shays Highway
NEW SALEM, MASS
TIME: 10 AM to 4 PM
Email with questions: artistdme@yahoo.com

Come out and discover all the work I have been painting this year. If you like watercolors
you will enjoy all I've been working on. Loose paintings, Framed paintings, calendars, cards,
painted towels.
 
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jrbean28 - Fri, Oct 26, 2018, 4:05 P
Deadline For Dinner Tix 10/28 Western Night Fundraiser Provide Thanksgiving Meals
Please note deadline to purchase dinner tickets is this Sunday, 10/28. Dance only tix will continue to be available.


Western Night Fundraiser Provide Thanksgiving Meals
Western Night

FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT THANKSGIVING DAY CHARITY MEAL

Saturday, November 3, 2018
Castle of Knights
1599 Memorial Dr Chicopee

A fundraising fun night of music and line dancing with lessons by Randy Pelletier & the One Eyed Parrot's during the social hour 6:00-7:00pm, a BBQ buffet at 7:30pm including ribs, chicken, corn chowder, potato bar & all the fixins & an ice cream sundae dessert bar with more dancing to the music of King Kountry/Ray Guillemette, Jr. for the rest of the night. The banquet room has 2 dance floors to accommodate all line dancers, swing dancers, and open dancing. Raffle prizes and 50/50 raffle. All proceeds benefit the annual charity Thanksgiving meal to help offset costs of serving about 3000 meals (sit down and delivered within the community) on Thanksgiving Day.

$30 meal ticket
$15 dance only

TICKETS ON SALE NOW:
-Tues & Thurs 7-9pm in the lounge
-Daily at the Castle Banquet Office 413-532-2000
-Online purchase www.eventbrite.com (fees apply)

https://www.eventbri...aff=ebdssbdestsearch
 
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LeesaLesenski - Fri, Oct 26, 2018, 3:15 P
Polish Food And Crafts
That is Tomorrow October 27th 9 - 2.
 
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LeesaLesenski - Fri, Oct 26, 2018, 3:09 P
Polish Food And Bake Sale -south Deerfield
Holy Name of Jesus Church - Sat. Nov. 27th 9:00 - 2:00
Bake Sale, Polish Food, crafts, raffle, lunch
Thayer Street, South Deerfield MA
 
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mbparker - Sun, Oct 21, 2018, 5:41 P
For 2018 Trail Run
RAY BROWN MEMORIAL

Sunday, November 18, 2018
Wendell State Forest - Ruggles Pond - Millers Falls, MA
Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
Run - 9:00 a.m. - Walk - 9:05 a.m.

Runners: PreReg. $30
Race Day Reg. $35
Walkers: PreReg. $20
Race Day Reg. $25

TO BENEFIT THE FRIENDS OF THE FRANKLIN COUNTY REGIONAL DOG SHELTER

PreReg: www.runreg.com/ray-brown-memorial-9k-for-k9
 
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jrbean28 - Wed, Oct 17, 2018, 10:41 P
Western Night Fundraiser Provide Thanksgiving Meals
Western Night

FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT THANKSGIVING DAY CHARITY MEAL

Saturday, November 3, 2018
Castle of Knights
1599 Memorial Dr Chicopee

A fundraising fun night of music and line dancing with lessons by Randy Pelletier & the One Eyed Parrot's during the social hour 6:00-7:00pm, a BBQ buffet at 7:30pm including ribs, chicken, corn chowder, potato bar & all the fixins & an ice cream sundae dessert bar with more dancing to the music of King Kountry/Ray Guillemette, Jr. for the rest of the night. The banquet room has 2 dance floors to accommodate all line dancers, swing dancers, and open dancing. Raffle prizes and 50/50 raffle. All proceeds benefit the annual charity Thanksgiving meal to help offset costs of serving about 3000 meals (sit down and delivered within the community) on Thanksgiving Day.

$30 meal ticket
$15 dance only

TICKETS ON SALE NOW:
-Tues & Thurs 7-9pm in the lounge
-Daily at the Castle Banquet Office 413-532-2000
-Online purchase www.eventbrite.com (fees apply)

https://www.eventbri...aff=ebdssbdestsearch
 
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v - Tue, Oct 16, 2018, 10:58 A
Annual Quest For Bagged Leaves
Wanted bagged leaves for garden. Thanks!
 
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kmori - Thu, Oct 4, 2018, 9:48 A
Benefit Nfxf Western Mass Wine Tastinng
FUNDRAISER for Western Mass NFXF Fragile X Sunday October 14 from 5-7pm
Esselon Café 99 Russell Street, Hadley MA.
Donation $30 light appetizers and a selection of over 50 wines!
silent auction on site including many local artists works and gift certificates to local businesses.
Come join and support such a great cause! contact Gerry or Denise Devine @ 413 584 1859 westernma@fragilex.org tickets also available @ Four Seasons Rt.9 Hadley.
 
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v - Thu, Sep 27, 2018, 11:58 A
Looking For Veterinarian Recommendations
Looking for recommendations for a great vet close to Montague area.

Thanks!
 
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worldnotes - Mon, Sep 10, 2018, 8:46 P
Fall Pottery Classes Joy Friedman
Joy Friedman Pottery
413-548-9673
www.joyfriedmanpottery.com

ADULTS AND TEENS
Monday Afternoons 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm 8 weeks
Sept. 17th - Nov. 12th (no class Nov. 5th)
Mixed Level Class- Beginners welcome

Tuesdays 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm 8 weeks
Sept. 18th –Nov. 13th (no class Nov. 6th )
Mixed Level Class- Beginners welcome
AT THE LEVERETT CRAFTS AND ARTS

LEARN WHEEL THROWING AND HAND-BUILDING
LEARN DECORATION AND GLAZING
LOTS OF INDIVIDUAL ATTENTION
ALL LEVELS OF EXPERIENCE WELCOME
BRING HOME YOUR FINISHED PIECES

TAUGHT BY JOY FRIEDMAN
Joy Friedman Pottery
413-548-9673
www.joyfriedmanpottery.com
CLASS FEE: $340 INCLUDES ALL MATERIALS, GLAZES, AND FIRINGS
JOY FRIEDMAN is a professional potter
with over 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE
who has been teaching students for the past 30 years.
Her approach to teaching is one of gentle encouragement
with a focus on individual creativity and self-expression.
 
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worldnotes - Thu, Sep 6, 2018, 12:35 P
Fall Pottery Classes Joy Friedman
ADULTS AND TEENS
Monday Afternoons 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm 8 weeks
Sept. 17th - Nov. 12th (no class Nov. 5th)
Mixed Level Class- Beginners welcome

Tuesdays 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm 8 weeks
Sept. 18th –Nov. 13th (no class Nov. 6th )
Mixed Level Class- Beginners welcome
AT THE LEVERETT CRAFTS AND ARTS

LEARN WHEEL THROWING AND HAND-BUILDING
LEARN DECORATION AND GLAZING
LOTS OF INDIVIDUAL ATTENTION
ALL LEVELS OF EXPERIENCE WELCOME
BRING HOME YOUR FINISHED PIECES

TAUGHT BY JOY FRIEDMAN
CLASS FEE: $340 INCLUDES ALL MATERIALS, GLAZES, AND FIRINGS
JOY FRIEDMAN is a professional potter
with over 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE
who has been teaching students for the past 30 years.
Her approach to teaching is one of gentle encouragement
with a focus on individual creativity and self-expression.
 
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