June 2009 Events

June 4 - Ice Cream Social at the River Valley Market, Northampton, MA

June 6,7,13,14 -
Silver Kingdom Renaissance Festival

June 6 - NATIONAL TRAILS DAY - There are activities all over the region.
1. Wachusett Mountain

2. Ashfield - Come enjoy National Trails Day with some hard work in a beautiful area with good company. Ashfield Trails is coordinating a trail clearing day for the five-mile trail from Sanderson Academy to Bear Swamp. Crews will head north and south from the two trailheads at Bug Hill.
When: Saturday June 6th 9:00 am
Where: Meet at the top of Bug Hill Rd., Ashfield
Questions? Call Phil Pless at 628-3959

3.Little Tom Reservation, Holyoke
Saturday, June 6th 9-1PM
National Trails Day- Little Tom Trail Workday
Help staff and volunteers to develop and improve the visitor trail in preparation for the opening of Little Tom (in 2012). Extend the mile that has already been built while enjoying Little Tom’s beautiful woodlands. This event is coordinated with events being held on trails around the country. All tools provided. Please dress in long-pants, a work shirt and sturdy shoes. Bring gloves, snack, and water. Free. Pre-register at 413-532-1631 x 13 or pvregion@ttor.org for directions and logistics.

4. Tully Trail Blitz, June 6, 2009 - National Trails Day 8:30AM - 12:30PM Meet at Tully Lake Campground

This June 6th, National Trails Day you can have the opportunity to give back to a trail you adore, or to discover something new in a meaningful way. Our goal is to clear the entire 22-mile trail loop in one half day. We'll only be able to do it with your help, so bring your boots and your bug spray and come find out how good it feels to care for our connection to this amazing area.

5. At the Notch, from 10am-12pm. "This easy trail is perfect for all ages and abilities. My post.

June 6 - Farm Tours throughout Hadley, MA (Hadley 350th Celebration)
1. Mapleline Farm
2. Hibbard Farm (311 River Drive, 1:30 PM- 4:30 PM, 413-549-5684 for additional info.)

June 7 - Astarte Farm Tour, Hadley, MA. Tours at 11AM and 2PM.

June 7 - Pop Up Book Workshop:
There will be a pop-up bookmaking workshop given by artist Jeannie
Hunt on Sunday, June 7th from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Senior
Center in Chesterfield. Children ages 8 – 12, with one attending
parent or grandparent, will learn how to create simple pop-up books.
Refreshments will be provided. Space is limited; call Kester
Warlow-Harry at 413-296-8058 to register. The workshop is supported by
the Friends of the Chesterfield Public Library and grants from the
Cultural Councils of Chesterfield, Goshen, Westhampton, Williamsburg
and Worthington.

June 9- Children's Music Concert, Amherst, MA (Free)

June 10 - Children's Music Concert at Buttery Brook Park, South Hadley, MA

June 12, 13, 14 - Charter Days in Granby!

June 13- Book Festival at the Eric Carle Museum (my post) featuring children's music concert

June 13 - Volunteer Day at Red Gate Farm (Free)

June 13 - Kids Festival at the Christ Lutheran Church, Southwick (Free)

June 13 - Shelburne Falls Riverfest

June 13- Birch Hill Dam Recreational Area Hike (Free)

June 13 - Kids Ride FREE at the Essex Steam Train and Riverboat

June 14 -Hadley's 350th Anniversary Parade, Hadley, MA

June 16 - Children's Music Concert, Florence, MA (Free)

June 18-21 - Taste of Amherst

June 20, 21 - Playshop

June 20 - Storrowton Village Opening Day Celebration (Free)

June 21 - Fathers' Day Event at the Wisteriahurst Museum

June 27 - Family Bird Fest at Mt. Tom Reservation 1-5PM (my post)

June 27, 28 - Bryant Homestead, Cummington, 1–5 PM
I Spy! at the Bryant Homestead
207 Bryant Road, Cummington
Be a detective and discover the Homestead’s secrets on this self-guided walk using a hands-on spy pack. Trustees of Reservations members: Child $4; Non members: Child $6. Family rates. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 413-532-1631 x13 on weekdays or 413-634-2244 on weekends for information.

June 27 - Miller Tract, Peaked Mountain, Butler Road, Monson
10AM-12 noon
Wet and Wiggly: Pond Exploration
Join naturalist Kevin Kopchynski for an all-ages day of pond playing and muck making in Lunden Pond. We will look at aquatic macroinvertebrates, beaver lodges and more!

June 27 - Monson Fireworks!

June 29 - Stanley Park’s Friday Mornings for Children, Gary the Silent Clown, Beveridge pavilion from 10:00 am to 10:45 am.
For further information on the Friday Mornings for Children Series please call the park office at 413-568-9312.

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