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Eastern States Exposition’s Storrowton Village Museum will host its annual First Person Presentation, “Luke Day: Revolutionary, Farmer and the Master Spirit in Shays’ Rebellion,” by Stan Svec, January 26 at 7pm, in the Village’s historic Meetinghouse. Stan Svec, of Southwick, Mass., is the History Department Chair at West Springfield High School. He will portray Day (1743-1801) who was well known for his leadership role in Shays’ Rebellion, for which he was convicted...

“The ‘Crowning’ Ballroom Experience” You are summoned by Her Royal Highness (and Dash & Albert) to make merry with WGBY to benefit public television. Dress Up, Dine & Dance Treat yourself like royalty with a fancy night out. The WGBY Masterpiece Ball returns with an all-new theme: Victoria. WHAT IS THE WGBY MASTERPIECE BALL? It’s a themed evening ball featuring: Cocktail Drawing Room Reception Five-Course Candlelit Dinner with Wine Ballroom Dancing...

JOIN US AT The Log Cabin, Holyoke in support of RESERVE YOUR SEAT TODAY Register Now Featuring Comedy from The Ha-Ha’s! The Ha-Ha’s are a hilarious troupe of women from the Pioneer Valley who perform the ambitious art of Improv Comedy. The Ha-Ha’s will delight you with fast-paced games and full scenes – based on words from YOU. This show is 100% original, as everything they say on stage will be made up ON THE SPOT. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime show. The Ha-Ha-‘s will...

Holyoke Community College, in collaboration with the Quaboag Valley Community Development Corporation and Emergency Medical Training Solutions, is offering an EMT training program at the E2E: Quaboag Region Workforce Training and Community College Center at 79 Main St., beginning March 5. The EMT-B Emergency Medical Technician Basic course meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 10 p.m. and on select Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. until June 20, 2018. The 13-week program consists...

Morgan Drewniany, executive director of the Springfield Central Cultural District (SCCD) is pleased to announce the receipt of a Beveridge Family Foundation grant to help the organization both create an artist database, as well as increase internal capacity. Part of the grant from the Beveridge Foundation will be utilized to hire the UMass Arts Extension Service, a nationally renowned thought-leader in the arts field, to help create a grassroots network of artists. This network...

Massachusetts Casino Career Training Institute announces information, registration sessions The Massachusetts Casino Career Training Institute announces a series of MGM Springfield information sessions and MCCTI registration dates in January and February to assist anyone considering a gaming occupation. Area residents interested in working as professional card dealers or croupiers can attend a registration event listed below to sign up for training classes in the MCCTI Gaming...

Springfield Technical Community College will be open until 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday from Jan. 8 through Jan. 18 to serve prospective students planning to register for spring semester classes. Classes begin Monday, Jan. 22. During this “Late Registration” period, prospective students may apply to a program, meet with an advisor, select and register for courses, pay their bill and receive their schedule in one easy visit. Dean of Admissions Louisa Davis-Freeman...

Please join presenter Bill Hosley on Saturday, Januray 6th for his program, “Silicon Valley of the 19th Century: Rediscovering the Connecticut Valley’s Industrial Heritage”. Meet in the Parish House library at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Hartford at 1:00pm. Admission is free. Springfield Armory’s presence in the Connecticut Valley, coupled with ready access to high quality steel, competitively priced coal and transportation, abundant water power, and the availability...

Construction Industry Association of Western Massachusetts, Inc., has donated $100,000 to the Springfield Technical Community College Foundation for construction-related studies and scholarships. The donation includes $25,000, which must be used for construction-related studies at STCC, and $75,000, which will go toward scholarships for students with interest in construction-related studies. “Our group is thrilled to be able to help STCC continue to deliver highly trained...

Six Flags New England—the Thrill Capital of New England, will launch its brand new holiday festival – HOLIDAY IN THE PARK® today with a special tree lighting ceremony. More than one million dazzling LED lights, beautiful Christmas trees, thrilling rides, enchanting shows and state-of-the-art decor will create the perfect magical atmosphere this holiday season. Holiday In The Park® is the Largest Holiday Celebration in New England, and will delight guests of all ages...

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