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2017-03-23 through 2017-03-26
Disney On Ice in Springfield
What:Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald, Goofy and Daisy on a journey to the timeless worlds of Disney’s The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Peter Pan, and Disney’s Frozen. You and your family will explore the African Pride Lands with Simba, Timon and Pumbaa, voyage deep under the sea to Ariel’s mystical underwater kingdom and tour London with Peter Pan and Wendy before flying to Neverland to meet up with Tinker Bell. Plus, travel to Arendelle for an extraordinary adventure with sisters Anna and Elsa, rugged mountain man Kristoff and everyone’s favorite huggable snowman Olaf, as they journey to discover that true love is the most magical power of all.

TICKET PRICES:$15, $20,$25, $30, $35, $50, $70

When:2017-03-23 through 2017-03-26
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Where:Mass Mutual Center

Springfield, MA
Link:www.massmutualcenter.com/events/all
2017-03-23 through 2017-03-26
The Original Western Mass Homeshow - West Springfield
What:HOURS: Thursday & Friday, 1-9pm; Saturday, 10am-9pm; Sunday, 10am-5pm
ADMISSION: $10; Children under 12-Free;
Thursday Only: Free admission for Military/Veterans
Coupon available online : $6 off Thursday; $4 off Friday; $2 off Saturday & Sunday

The Original Western Mass Home Show has over 350 vendors with everything for the home and garden. One of the largest home shows in the country features local and national vendors, cooking shows, children fun area. Visit the website for special discount coupon offerings.
When:2017-03-23 through 2017-03-26
Multpile Times
Where:Better Living Center, Outdoor area, Young Building
1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA
Phone:413.733.3126
Link:westernmasshomeshow.com/
2017-03-24 through 2017-03-25
Somers Village Players present their Spring Dinner Theater production of The Fox on the Fairway - So
What:Dates of performance : Fri 3/24, Sat 3/25, Fri 3/31, Sat 4/1, Sun 4/2*, Fri 4/7, Sat 4/8
*Matinee performance
6PM Cocktail hour
7PM Dinner
8PM Show
Grab your golf attire and let us entertain you!
The Fox On the Fairway takes audiences on a hilarious romp which pulls the rug out from underneath the stuffy denizens of a private country club. Filled with mistaken identities, slamming doors, and over-the-top romantic shenanigans, it's a charmingly madcap adventure about love, life, and man's eternal love affair with... golf.

Reservations can be made through PayPal on our website at www.somersvillageplayers.org

OR by calling 860-265-3342

Ticket prices (includes dinner) are $40.00 with the exception of Opening night, Friday March 24th -tickets are $35.00
When:2017-03-24 through 2017-03-25
6 PM
Where:Joanna's Cafe
145 Main Street
Somers, CT
Phone:860-265-3342
Link:https://www.facebook.com/events/1200950839958118/
2017-03-24 through 2017-03-26
"The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" at Bay Path University - Longmeadow
What:Open the wardrobe door and enter a spectacular new world with Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy as they journey through the enchanted land of Narnia! This dramatization of C.S. Lewis’ beloved Chronicles of Narnia series recreates the magic and mystery of the great lion, Aslan, his struggle with the malevolent White Witch, and the adventures of four children who very quickly find themselves in the middle of a deadly war between good and evil. Featuring breathtaking special effects, sweeping battle scenes, and all of the characters you love, rediscover this epic adventure of love, faith, courage and giving!

SHOWTIMES:

Friday, March 24 at 7:30 pm

Saturday, March 25 at 2:00 pm

Saturday, March 25 at 7:30 pm

Sunday, March 26 at 11: 00 am (Sensory Friendly Performance)

Sunday, March 26 at 2:00 pm

RUNTIME:

1 Hours and 40 Minutes (includes one intermission)

TICKETS:

Adults: $12.00

Senior Citizens: $8.00

Children (up to age 18): $5.00

Family Bundle (2 Adults and 2 Children): $30.00 (with code "FamilyBundle")

College Students with ID: Free

Buy tickets online starting February 13th at Baypath.tix.com or visit|call the Student Information Desk (413) 565 – 1307.

Aslan’s Lionhearted Artists Pavilion | Tumnus’ Trove of Faun-tastic Treats

45 minutes before each performance.

Pre-show entertainment for the entire family is just a sleigh ride away! Slide by 45 minutes before each performance to build your own lion mask, create a shield for fighting evil, color in your favorite characters, and hear an abridged retelling of this beloved C.S. Lewis tale. Be sure to visit Tumnus’ Trove of Faun-tastic Treats for show-related snacks!

Sensory Friendly Performance - March 26 at 11:00 am

Join us for a roaring good experience the entire family can enjoy! Individuals with and without autism and sensory needs, along with their families, are invited to see The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe in a comfortable and supported environment where everyone is free to be themselves. The script will not change, but various technical elements will be softened to accommodate sensitive eyes and ears. Lights in the audience will remain lit at a dim level during the entire show to allow for safe movement in and out of the theatre. Abrupt and loud sound effects will be lowered, though audience members are welcome to bring earplugs or headphones. There will be signs to the audience warning them that a potentially jarring moment is about to happen so that caregivers can be ready to help those with sensory sensitivities. A Quiet Room will be available with sensory-friendly toys for anyone who needs a break from the performance. To customize a visit prior to the performance to explore the theatre, "meet your seat," and/or obtain performance guides, please contact (413) 565 - 1361
When:2017-03-24 through 2017-03-26
Multiple Times
Where:Bay Path University
588 Longmeadow Street
Longmeadow, MA
Phone:(413) 565 - 1361
2017-03-25
Pancake Dinner in Chicopee
What:Will be having a Pancake Dinner. The Cost is $5.00 per person,
children under the age of 5 are free.

The meal includes pancakes, butter, syrup, sausages, with coffee, tea,
and orange juice.

Please come and bring yourself and family and your friends! Enjoy a
delicious meal and great company!
When:2017-03-25
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where:First Congregational Church
302 Chicopee Street
Chicopee, MA
Phone:413-592-7213
Email:chrissy_betchris@yahoo.com
2017-03-25
Jim Brickman Pure Piano - Springfield
What:With Jim Brickman's uniquely engaging style and expressive musical imagination, Brickman celebrates his greatest piano hits with Pure Piano in concert, featuring nothing but Brickman and his piano. Audiences will journey through the years with songs like “Angel Eyes,” “Love of My Life,” “If You Believe” and “Valentine.”

Tickets: $49/$39

Members: $41/$33
When:2017-03-25
7:30 PM
Where:City Stage and Symphony Hall
1 E Columbus Ave
Springfield, MA
Phone:413-788-7033
2017-03-25
Michaels Kids Club: Watercolor Frame - West Springfield
What:$2 (supplies included)

They craft you shop! Kids can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece.

Sign up in store or online.

Sessions start every half hour
When:2017-03-25
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where:Michae;s
1081 Riverdale Street
West Springfield, MA
Phone:413-732-7221
Link:https://classes.michaels.com/OnlineClasses/control/main?firstVisit=firstVisit
2017-03-26
Church Service (Teen Challenge) - Chicopee
What:Come to our 8:30 and 10:30 services on Teen Challenge, a group of young men tell their stories of addiction and recovery.
When:2017-03-26
8:30 and 10:30
Where:Faith United Methodist Church
191 Montcalm Street
Chicopee, MA
Phone:413-533-6093
Email:office@chicopeeumc.org
2017-03-26
Journey to The Potters House - Ludlow
What:Dr. Michael Ferris noted speaker brings the story of the Potter andthe Clay to life in a 90 minute presentation. All are welcome toattend. A free will offering will be taken to help with Dr. Ferris'sministry.
When:2017-03-26
2:00-3:30PM
Where:St. Paul's United Methodist Church
123 Hubbard Street
Ludlow, MA
Phone:413-782-0487
Link:www.ajourneytothepotters.com
2017-03-26
Rock and Roll Kids Day - Southwick
What:Call for age restrictions

$30 per child or $50 for 2

Join us for an afternoon of rocking on the rock wall and rolling around on a kayak! Weather permitting we will be outside in the morning and playing in the pool in the afternoon. Bring your own lunch!

Reserve your spot online.
When:2017-03-26
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Where:Wilderness Experiences Unlimited
526 College Highway
Southwick, MA
Phone:413-569-1287
Link:www.weu.com/summer-camps/online-registration-page
2017-03-27
High School Hangout - Agawam
What:Students in grades 9-12 are invited to come eat snacks, play games, do a craft or just hangout.
When:2017-03-27
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where:Agawam Public Library Community Room
750 Cooper Street
Agawam, MA
Phone:413-789-1550 ext. 3
2017-03-28
Middle Grade Book Club - Chicopee
What:This new group will meet monthly to read and discuss novels for school age children.

Suggested for students in grades 4-6.

Parents welcome.

Ask for monthly books or topics.

Please register by calling, emailing or signing up at the Children's Room Desk.
When:2017-03-28
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Where:Chicopee Public Library
449 Front Street
Chicopee, MA
Phone:413-594-1800 ext 4
Email:edaly@cwmars.org
Link:chicopeelibrary.org/
2017-03-28
How to Talk so Your Kids Will Listen & How to Listen so Your Kids Will Talk - Agawam
What:Morning location: Agawam Congregational Church, 745 Main St. Evening location: Agawam Senior Center Dining Room, 954 Main Street.

Parents (**Free childcare available at morning Cafes only.)

Participate in round table discussions where you can connect with other parents, share ideas, learn about community resources, obtain new ideas for your family & laugh about parenting. FREE coffee, tea & treats will be provided.

In this session: Discuss the ideas shared in this popular book by authors, Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish.

Registration is appreciated. Contact: Michelle Connery, Outreach Coordinator
When:2017-03-28
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM or 6:30pm-8
Where:Agawam Congregational Church; Agawam Senior Center
745 Main Street; 954 Main Street
Agawam, MA
Phone:413-821-0597
Email:mconnery@agawampublicschools.org
2017-03-31
NEBA FUNNY FUNDRAISER - Chicopee
What:New England Business Associates will be hosting our second annual FUNNY FUNdraiser! Dave Andrews will be headlining and MC-ing the show!
Come watch this funny musician Dave Andrews perform his own special mix of music, humor, and nostalgia that’s guaranteed to keep you laughing! He will be attending the show dressed to impress in his signature hat and guitar while spitting out his famous one-liners and impressions. After being best known on the Cape for his solo performances at weddings and lounges, Dave decided to give comedy a try. Being a repeat performer for Carnival Cruise Lines and Ceasar’s Pocono Resorts, Dave is taking a break from the vacation life to help support people in need! The opening act is Jay Sutay, he is a Pediatrician by day and a stand-up comedian by night! Dr. Sutay turns his experience about working with kids, being a doctor, and being a father of two into a hilarious comedy act. Not only is Dr. Sutay consistently named a top doctor in Connecticut by Connecticut Magazine, he was a finalist in the Pro Divisions of the 2012 Funniest Comic in New England Contest as well as the 2014 Funniest Comic on the East Coast Contest. Dr. Sutay is the hardest working pediatrician in comedy!

The NEBA FUNNY FUNdraiser will start at 6:30p.m. Tickets are $39 per person and the event includes buffet style dinner, coffee, tea, desserts, and one complimentary drink. There is also an opportunity to win prizes by entering our raffles, the winners will be drawn at the end of the show. All proceeds benefit the Division of Autism Spectrum Disorder Services program at New England Business Associates. With your support we will be able to increase referrals and training for people with Autism to better support this population. Please come join us for lots of laughs and a great night out with family and friends! We thank you in advance for your support!
When:2017-03-31
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Where:The Collegian Court
89 Park Street
Chicopee, MA
Phone:413-272-5562
Email:kahntapaht@nebaworks.com
Link:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/second-annual-neba-funny-fundraiser-tickets-31417774409?aff=ehomesaved
2017-03-31
Women's Leadership Conference - Springfield
What:Leaders need to understand their business and their people. Discover how becoming a more empathetic leader builds strong teams and relationships in the workplace and at home. Empathy creates connection between socio-economic, ethnic and geographic lines. Empathy allows us to influence, inspire and help people achieve their dreams and goals. It allows us to connect with others in real and meaningful ways, which makes us happier and more effective at work and in life. The business of people is empowered by empathy.

At our 22nd annual Women’s Leadership Conference we will explore empathy and its use in our daily lives, how it empowers us individually and as a team, and how it can help each of us to become better, stronger, and more compassionate leaders.
When:2017-03-31
Where:Mass Mutual Center
1227 Main Street
Springfield, MA
Link:https://www.baypathconference.com/#
2017-04-01
Light it up BLUE for Autism Celebration - Chicopee
What:A fun filled family Autism day! Complete with a informational resource fair, children's activities, and the lighting of the puzzle piece at 2pm. Come out and celebrate our journey.
When:2017-04-01
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Where:Chicopee Library
449 Front Street
Chicopee, MA
Email:chicopeegoesblue@yahoo.com
2017-04-01
Celebrating Unity with Music - Indian Orhcard
What:A special concert featuring Ben Tibbetts on piano, Nathan Seder on guitar and saxophone, the Orchard Covenant Church Sanctuary Choir, our African Praise Choir, and the Adult Choir from Greater New Life Christian Center. An evening for the whole family with piano classics, jazz favorites, and choral performances. Light refreshments follow the concert. FREE admission. Donations will be accepted to benefit the Community Survival Center in Indian Orchard.
When:2017-04-01
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Where:Orchard Covenant Church
95 Berkshire Street
Indian Orchard, MA
Phone:413-543-4204
Email:office@orchardcovenant.org
Link:www.orchard covenant.org
2017-04-01
Free Photos With The Easter Bunny - Agawam
What:All are welcome.

Heritage Woods Senior Living is pleased to welcome the Easter Bunny on Saturday, April 1st in Agawam. Parents are welcome to take pictures of their children at no charge.
When:2017-04-01
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where:Heritage Woods Senior Center
462 Main Street
Agawam, MA
Phone:413-789-8332
Email:nicole.wallace@genesishcc.com
2017-04-02
Welome Spring Concert. The Thomas Bergeron Ensemble to Fill the Nave - Longmeadow
What:St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church invites the community to celebrate the return of spring with an afternoon of music performed by the renowned Thomas Bergeron Ensemble.

Bergeron is the Principal Trumpet with the Springfield Symphony Orchestra and a member of the Atlantic Brass Quintet as well as a frequent Broadway orchestra musician and an in-demand classical and jazz freelancer. His ensemble, a group of talented and accomplished musicians, will usher in the spring with music on the theme of Love and Romance. The program will include works by Rachmaninoff, Liszt, Takemitsu, Scriabin and Messiaen, as well as jazz standards and original compositions.

John Montanari has said of the group’s recent recording, "I could gush for paragraphs on its warmth, originality and inventiveness, and how much I loved the unique colors and voicings."

The performance is open to the entire community, which is warmly invited to experience music that has been called “truly a feast,” stunning” and “simply delightful.”

Suggested contribution: $10
When:2017-04-02
4 PM - 6 PM
Where:St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
335 Longmeadow Street
Longmeadow, MA
Phone:413-567-5901
Email:Musicministry335@gmail.com
Link:st-andrews-longmeadow.org/
2017-04-08
Easter Egg Hunt - Chicopee
What:We will be having an Easter Egg Hunt on
April 8,2017 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Sarah Jane Park on Chicopee Street for Children ages 2 years old to 10 years old. (must be accompied by a parent.) The cost is FREE
When:2017-04-08
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Where:First Congregational Church
302 Chicopee Street
Chicopee, MA
Phone:413-592-7213
Email:chrissy_betchris@yahoo.com
2017-04-08
Nights in the Gardens of Spain - Springfield
What:Had enough of Winter?

Our spring of musical voyages continues, with works inspired by two magical countries on the Mediterranean Sea – Spain and Greece. Music of mythic proportions dominates the first half of the evening, with Liszt’s Prometheus and Saint-Saens’ Youth of Hercules. The program also features DeFalla’s Nights in the Gardens of Spain, with the talents of guest pianist Washington Garcia, in his SSO debut.
When:2017-04-08
7:30 - 9:30 PM
Where:Springfield Symphony Orchestra
1441 Main Street
Springfield, MA
Phone:413-733-0636
Email:BoxOffice@springfieldsymphony.org
Link:www.springfieldsymphony.org/
2017-04-16
Easter Mass Celebration at Stanley Park - Westfield
What:An Easter Sunday Mass will be celebrated at Stanley Park on Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 11:30 am at the Beveridge Pavilion next to the Rose Garden. All are welcome to the celebration of the Resurrection of Our Lord,Jesus Christ. The presider will be Rev. Fr. Frank Lawlor, Administrator of St. Mary's Church in Westfield.
When:2017-04-16
11:30 AM
Where:Stanley Park
400 Western Avenue
Westfield, MA
Phone:413-348-6649
Email:mbuffam@stmsaints.org
2017-04-19
The Price Is Right Live in Springfield
What:Want to play? No purchase necessary. Open to legal residents of 50 United States and Canada (excluding Puerto Rico & Quebec), 18 years or older. Ticket purchase will not increase your chances of being selected to play. To register for chance to be a contestant, visit registration area at or near the venue box office 3 hours prior to show time. For complete rules & regulations, including eligibility requirements, visit or call the box office. To enter theater to watch show, a ticket purchase is required. Sponsored by Good Games Live, Inc. Void where prohibited. Price is Right Live™/© 2016 FremantleMedia. All Rights Reserved.
Check out Price is Right Live Online!
Official Website: http://priceisrightlive.com/
Twitter: @TPIRLIVE
Facebook: facebook.com/TPIRLIVE
DATE: April 19, 2017 - 7:30 PM
TICKET PRICES:$29, $43, $56
TICKET INFO:*ticket prices do not include applicable fee's
When:2017-04-19
7:30 pm
Where:Mass Mutual Center

Springfield, MA
Link:www.massmutualcenter.com/events/all
2017-04-30
Agawam/West Springfield CROP 5K & Walk for Hunger
What:CROP Hunger Walks are community-wide events sponsored by Church World Service and organized by religious groups, businesses, schools and others to raise funds to end hunger in the U.S. and around the world. 25% of funds raised will stay in the community, going to the ParishCupboard Food Pantry and Soup Kitchen in West Springfield. NEW 5K route!
When:2017-04-30
12 pm Registration & Lunch, 1
Where:First Congregational United Church of Christ
20 Lathrop Street
West Springfield, MA
Phone:413-739-6608
Email:firstchurchws@yahoo.com
Link:www.firstchurchws.org
2017-05-06
"Live Again" Ep Launch Concert - Scotland CT
What:In February of 2016, torndown launched their first ever Indiegogo Campaign. This campaign provided the group an opportunity to travel down to North Carolina later that year and record a brand new EP with the help of Brandon Mills, Producer and Owner at Fallen Sparrow Studio
and Guitarist from the Grammy nominated band "Decyfer Down". Also in on the project was John Harrell, Producer and owner at The Sound Barn.

The result? A monster of an EP!

Come join torndown as they are set to release their new EP on Saturday, May 6th! Sharing the stage with torndown and helping make this night one to remember is heavy post-grunge melodic rockers "Scarlet White"! Scarlet White has been touring most recently on the City Rockfest Tour! Special Guests "KARDIA" will also be helping round out this electric event...you may have seen this hard rock/pop band last year during their performance at Soulfest!

If you are looking for a night of solid rock music, look no further.
See you May 6th!
When:2017-05-06
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Where:Christian Fellowship Church
140 Pudding Hill RD
Scotland CT,
Phone:860-885-4488
Email:jmarinoccio@yahoo.com
Link:https://torndowneplaunch.ticketleap.com/LiveAgain/details
2017-05-06
Rummage and Bake Sale at WSCC - Suffield
What:The West Suffield Congregational Church’s annual Spring Rummage Sale will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 9am to 2pm. There will be articles of all kinds, including clothing, knick-knacks, furniture, household items, books, toys and jewelry. Come early and have the best selection. Beginning at 1 pm there will be a bag sale for clothing. In addition, a bake sale will also be held.

Donations will be accepted on Wednesday and Thursday, May 3rd and 4th from 9am-3pm and on Friday, May 5th from 9am-noon or by appointment. Call Liz at 860-668-6618 if pick-up is desired or for more information. We accept clothes, shoes, toys, books and household items in good, clean condition. Small furniture and small working appliances can also be donated.
When:2017-05-06
9:00 am -2:00 pm
Where:West Suffield Congegational Church's
1408 Mountain Road
West Suffield, CT
Phone:860-668-6618
2017-05-09
Sesame Street Live in Springfield
What:No matter where you’re from or where you’ve been, everyone is special – so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! Join the fun and make a memory with your friends and family!
DATES: May 9 , 2017 - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Arena - Arena
TICKET PRICES:$15, $25, $35, $60 (Sunny Seats)
TICKET INFO:The Sunny Seat Package:The Sunny Seats package features premium show seating and a pre-show Meet & Greet with two Sesame Street Live friends, including Elmo!
When:2017-05-09
3:00 pm
Where:Mass Mutual Center

Springfield, MA
Link:www.massmutualcenter.com/events/all
2017-06-04
Kidney Walk - Hamden, CT
What:National Kidney Foundation is having a Kidney Walk.
Awareness - Prevention - Treatment.
Registration is at 9:30 AM.
When:2017-06-04
10:30 AM
Where:Towns Center Park

Hamden, CT
Phone:203-439-7912 ext 344
Email:rob.gerowe@kidney.org
Link:www.kidneywalk.org
2017-06-24
LOVE ON BLUE SPRINGFIELD - Springfield
What:The Evangelical Covenant Church and New Age old Tyme Wrestling.

Presents "LOVE ON BLUE" Springfield a Pro Wrestling which is a free event honoring the Springfield Police Department...a donation to the Springfield Police Department Charity. This is an outdoor event so bring a lawn chair. Enjoy the show and show your Love To The Springfield Police Department.
When:2017-06-24
5:00 PM
Where:Evangelical Covenant Church
915 Plumtree Road
Springfield, MA
Phone:413-537-5000
Email:blakerichardj15@yahoo.com
2017-06-24
Celtic Women in Springfield
What:Multi-platinum international music sensation Celtic Woman presents VOICES OF ANGELS a captivating new show for 2017. VOICES OF ANGELS showcases the angelic voices of Susan McFadden, Mairéad Carlin, Eabha McMahon and introduces the breathtaking new Celtic violinist Tara McNeill, accompanied by a group of equally talented musicians and dancers whose exceptional skill and high energy bring a fresh fusion to centuries of musical and cultural tradition. Featuring many songs from the forthcoming Voices of Angels album, this inspiring live concert experience features all new stage designs, stunning wardrobes, superb choreography and magnificent arrangements of timeless Irish traditional and contemporary standards in the group’s award-winning signature style. A true celebration of an incredible journey that has captivated millions, don’t miss Celtic Woman live in concert!
DATE: June 24, 2017 - 7:30 PM
TICKET PRICES:$99, $59, $39 (does not include facility fees)
When:2017-06-24
7:30 pm
Where:Mass Mutual Center

Springfield, MA
Link:www.massmutualcenter.com/events/all
2017-06-25
Kidney Hartford/Springfield Walk - West Hartford, CT
What:National Kidney Foundation is having a Kidney Walk.
Awareness - Prevention - Treatment.
Registration is at 9:30 AM.
When:2017-06-25
10:30 AM
Where:University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT
Phone:203-439-7912 ext 344
Email:rob.gerowe@kidney.org
Link:www.kidneywalk.org
2017-08-12 through 2017-08-13
Westfield International Air Show - Westfield
What:A Century of Airpower

Free admission! A $10 donation is requested for parking. This offsets airshow costs and also goes to local charities. Providing a high quality, family friendly entertainment event that will enlighten, educate, and inspire the community in the principles of flight and the missions of the US military and our partners.

The Westfield International Airshow in conjunction with Barnes Air National Guard Base will host "A Century of Airpower," August 12-13, 2017. Featuring the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds.

The Thunderbirds are the air demonstration squadron of the U.S. Air Force (USAF), based at Nellis AFB in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Thunderbirds have the privilege and responsibility to perform for people all around the world, displaying the pride, precision and professionalism of American Airmen. In every hour-long demonstration, the team combines years of training and experience with an attitude of excellence to showcase what the Air Force is all about.

The sharply choreographed, drill-style ground ceremony kicks off the demonstration by showcasing the attention to detail and esprit de corps that defines our enlisted members. As the jets take to the skies and fly only a few feet from wingtip to wingtip, the crowd gets a glimpse of the awesome skills and capabilities that all fighter pilots must possess. The solo pilots integrate their own loud and proud routine, exhibiting some of the maximum capabilities of the F-16 Fighting Falcon.

There are many other performers as well! Check out their website for more details.
When:2017-08-12 through 2017-08-13
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where:Barnes Air National Guard Base
175 Falcon Drive
Westfield, MA
Phone:(413) 568-9151 ext 6
Email:info@westfieldairshow.org
Link:www.westfieldairshow.org/
2017-08-18 through 2017-08-19
Women of JOY Conference in Lowell, MA!
What:Whether you are on a lifelong adventure of drawing closer to Christ or are just figuring things out, make Women of Joy part of the journey.

You will find an endless supply of encouragement and an atmosphere that refreshes your soul. THE ENERGY EXCITES YOU FROM THE MOMENT YOU WALK THROUGH THE DOORS.

Together we will seek God, search for answers, rest from the daily grind, and find a connection with other believers.



This year the theme is "Immeasurably MORE."

Don't miss this awesome 2 day conference with some the best speakers/authors:
-Christine Caine
-Lisa Harper
-Angela Thomas

And worship by Natalie Grant!

Early bird Specials expire after May 24th! You can register by clicking on the link below.
When:2017-08-18 through 2017-08-19
5pm
Where:Lowell Memorial Auditorium

Lowell, MA
Link:www.womenofjoy.org/upcoming-events/2017-08-18---2017-08-19---lowell-ma---lowell-memorial-auditorium/68/
Hope for Today
And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns.
Philippians 1:6 NLT