January 2017

January 5, 2017 (Thursday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums à la Carte Lectures

The popular Thursday Museums à la Carte lectures are held weekly at 12:15 p.m. in the Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts. This month’s lectures includes: January 5 - Mr. and Mrs. Prince: How an Extraordinary Eighteenth-Century Family Moved Out of Slavery and Into Legend. January 12 - The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife. January 19 - The Republican Heritage Book Series: Eastern States Exposition Centennial, On Being Italian, and A Not So Civil War, discuss the three new books. January 26 - Restoring our Victorian Home.

January 6, 2017 (Friday)
Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls MA

Turners Falls Kidleidoscope

1/6: Owls 1/20: River Otters  1/27: Winter Birds. 10:30 - 11:30 am. Come learn about our animal neighbors who share our home in the  Connecticut River Watershed. Program includes a story, interactive games, and a craft to introduce young children to wildlife along the river. Meet in the Great Hall. For ages 3-6. Siblings and friends welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

January 9, 2017 (Monday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents “Cats in Hats”

Exhibit Cats in Hats: Illustrations by the Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild, through April 30, 2017. The exhibit features over 40 original works centered around the common theme of “cats in hats,” in honor of Geisel’s most famous work of children’s literature. For this exhibit, cats are represented in a variety of scenes – some cute and fanciful, others quite serious and even scary. An interactive space for visitors within the exhibit will include a special “Cat Walk” scavenger hunt, highlighting hidden cats located around the Museums’ campus.

Indian Orchard MA

The Titanic Museum

Museum store update, January 27th 2010You'll step into home of the world-famous Titanic Historical Society Collection where you will relive 1912 at the Titanic Museum. Throughout the intimate landmark museum, visitors will see Titanic legends come to life. A tribute to the ill-fated liner, rare artifacts tell stories of passengers and crew. You will learn more about Titanic history and have lots of fun. The atmosphere is very informal and enjoyable for the whole family. Personally hosted by the Kamudas, the founding family, who readily answer your questions about Titanic and the displays.

January 10, 2017 (Tuesday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents “Cats in Hats”

Exhibit Cats in Hats: Illustrations by the Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild, through April 30, 2017. The exhibit features over 40 original works centered around the common theme of “cats in hats,” in honor of Geisel’s most famous work of children’s literature. For this exhibit, cats are represented in a variety of scenes – some cute and fanciful, others quite serious and even scary. An interactive space for visitors within the exhibit will include a special “Cat Walk” scavenger hunt, highlighting hidden cats located around the Museums’ campus.

Indian Orchard MA

The Titanic Museum

Museum store update, January 27th 2010You'll step into home of the world-famous Titanic Historical Society Collection where you will relive 1912 at the Titanic Museum. Throughout the intimate landmark museum, visitors will see Titanic legends come to life. A tribute to the ill-fated liner, rare artifacts tell stories of passengers and crew. You will learn more about Titanic history and have lots of fun. The atmosphere is very informal and enjoyable for the whole family. Personally hosted by the Kamudas, the founding family, who readily answer your questions about Titanic and the displays.

January 11, 2017 (Wednesday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents “Cats in Hats”

Exhibit Cats in Hats: Illustrations by the Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild, through April 30, 2017. The exhibit features over 40 original works centered around the common theme of “cats in hats,” in honor of Geisel’s most famous work of children’s literature. For this exhibit, cats are represented in a variety of scenes – some cute and fanciful, others quite serious and even scary. An interactive space for visitors within the exhibit will include a special “Cat Walk” scavenger hunt, highlighting hidden cats located around the Museums’ campus.

Indian Orchard MA

The Titanic Museum

Museum store update, January 27th 2010You'll step into home of the world-famous Titanic Historical Society Collection where you will relive 1912 at the Titanic Museum. Throughout the intimate landmark museum, visitors will see Titanic legends come to life. A tribute to the ill-fated liner, rare artifacts tell stories of passengers and crew. You will learn more about Titanic history and have lots of fun. The atmosphere is very informal and enjoyable for the whole family. Personally hosted by the Kamudas, the founding family, who readily answer your questions about Titanic and the displays.

January 12, 2017 (Thursday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums à la Carte Lectures

The popular Thursday Museums à la Carte lectures are held weekly at 12:15 p.m. in the Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts. This month’s lectures includes: January 5 - Mr. and Mrs. Prince: How an Extraordinary Eighteenth-Century Family Moved Out of Slavery and Into Legend. January 12 - The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife. January 19 - The Republican Heritage Book Series: Eastern States Exposition Centennial, On Being Italian, and A Not So Civil War, discuss the three new books. January 26 - Restoring our Victorian Home.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents “Cats in Hats”

Exhibit Cats in Hats: Illustrations by the Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild, through April 30, 2017. The exhibit features over 40 original works centered around the common theme of “cats in hats,” in honor of Geisel’s most famous work of children’s literature. For this exhibit, cats are represented in a variety of scenes – some cute and fanciful, others quite serious and even scary. An interactive space for visitors within the exhibit will include a special “Cat Walk” scavenger hunt, highlighting hidden cats located around the Museums’ campus.

Indian Orchard MA

The Titanic Museum

Museum store update, January 27th 2010You'll step into home of the world-famous Titanic Historical Society Collection where you will relive 1912 at the Titanic Museum. Throughout the intimate landmark museum, visitors will see Titanic legends come to life. A tribute to the ill-fated liner, rare artifacts tell stories of passengers and crew. You will learn more about Titanic history and have lots of fun. The atmosphere is very informal and enjoyable for the whole family. Personally hosted by the Kamudas, the founding family, who readily answer your questions about Titanic and the displays.

January 13, 2017 (Friday)
Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls MA

Turners Falls Kidleidoscope

1/6: Owls 1/20: River Otters  1/27: Winter Birds. 10:30 - 11:30 am. Come learn about our animal neighbors who share our home in the  Connecticut River Watershed. Program includes a story, interactive games, and a craft to introduce young children to wildlife along the river. Meet in the Great Hall. For ages 3-6. Siblings and friends welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents “Cats in Hats”

Exhibit Cats in Hats: Illustrations by the Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild, through April 30, 2017. The exhibit features over 40 original works centered around the common theme of “cats in hats,” in honor of Geisel’s most famous work of children’s literature. For this exhibit, cats are represented in a variety of scenes – some cute and fanciful, others quite serious and even scary. An interactive space for visitors within the exhibit will include a special “Cat Walk” scavenger hunt, highlighting hidden cats located around the Museums’ campus.

Indian Orchard MA

The Titanic Museum

Museum store update, January 27th 2010You'll step into home of the world-famous Titanic Historical Society Collection where you will relive 1912 at the Titanic Museum. Throughout the intimate landmark museum, visitors will see Titanic legends come to life. A tribute to the ill-fated liner, rare artifacts tell stories of passengers and crew. You will learn more about Titanic history and have lots of fun. The atmosphere is very informal and enjoyable for the whole family. Personally hosted by the Kamudas, the founding family, who readily answer your questions about Titanic and the displays.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum, Exhibition Hanna-Barbera

through May 29. Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning is the first museum exhibition on the world’s most successful animation partnership. The exhibit provides a glimpse of the extraordinary story of how two astute businessmen reacted to a dying film animation industry and revolutionized a new format for their product, while hiring the best talent in the business. Explore the creation of beloved characters and television programming that spans generations.

January 14, 2017 (Saturday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents “Cats in Hats”

Exhibit Cats in Hats: Illustrations by the Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild, through April 30, 2017. The exhibit features over 40 original works centered around the common theme of “cats in hats,” in honor of Geisel’s most famous work of children’s literature. For this exhibit, cats are represented in a variety of scenes – some cute and fanciful, others quite serious and even scary. An interactive space for visitors within the exhibit will include a special “Cat Walk” scavenger hunt, highlighting hidden cats located around the Museums’ campus.

Indian Orchard MA

The Titanic Museum

Museum store update, January 27th 2010You'll step into home of the world-famous Titanic Historical Society Collection where you will relive 1912 at the Titanic Museum. Throughout the intimate landmark museum, visitors will see Titanic legends come to life. A tribute to the ill-fated liner, rare artifacts tell stories of passengers and crew. You will learn more about Titanic history and have lots of fun. The atmosphere is very informal and enjoyable for the whole family. Personally hosted by the Kamudas, the founding family, who readily answer your questions about Titanic and the displays.

January 15, 2017 (Sunday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents “Cats in Hats”

Exhibit Cats in Hats: Illustrations by the Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild, through April 30, 2017. The exhibit features over 40 original works centered around the common theme of “cats in hats,” in honor of Geisel’s most famous work of children’s literature. For this exhibit, cats are represented in a variety of scenes – some cute and fanciful, others quite serious and even scary. An interactive space for visitors within the exhibit will include a special “Cat Walk” scavenger hunt, highlighting hidden cats located around the Museums’ campus.

Indian Orchard MA

The Titanic Museum

Museum store update, January 27th 2010You'll step into home of the world-famous Titanic Historical Society Collection where you will relive 1912 at the Titanic Museum. Throughout the intimate landmark museum, visitors will see Titanic legends come to life. A tribute to the ill-fated liner, rare artifacts tell stories of passengers and crew. You will learn more about Titanic history and have lots of fun. The atmosphere is very informal and enjoyable for the whole family. Personally hosted by the Kamudas, the founding family, who readily answer your questions about Titanic and the displays.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Civil Rights Movement

Springfield Museums celebrates the dynamic leaders of what become known as the Civil Rights Movement. This exhibit features nineteen of the artist’s icons, including two on loan from Trinity United Methodist Church and Green Mountain College. Included are portraits of Martin Luther King Jr., Emmett Till, Rosa Parks, Ralph David Abernathy, Julian Bond, Fannie Lou Hamer, Harry Belafonte, Jeffrey Brace, and State Representative Benjamin Swan, among others. On January 15 at 2 p.m., Chatterton-Purdy will give a talk at the Wood Museum of Springfield History, sharing her personal insights into her work and her personal belief in the arts as a vehicle to achieving a more peaceful world.

Springfield MA

Basketball Hall of Fame & Elks Hoop Shoot

A free throw contest for youth ages 8 to 13. The program is free to all participants. Winners advance through local, district, state and regional contests to reach the National Finals. In the end, the names of six national champions are permanently inscribed in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Every Sunday at 2pm. Each week, contestants compete to win an Elks basketball and to become that week's champ.

January 16, 2017 (Monday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents “Cats in Hats”

Exhibit Cats in Hats: Illustrations by the Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild, through April 30, 2017. The exhibit features over 40 original works centered around the common theme of “cats in hats,” in honor of Geisel’s most famous work of children’s literature. For this exhibit, cats are represented in a variety of scenes – some cute and fanciful, others quite serious and even scary. An interactive space for visitors within the exhibit will include a special “Cat Walk” scavenger hunt, highlighting hidden cats located around the Museums’ campus.

Indian Orchard MA

The Titanic Museum

Museum store update, January 27th 2010You'll step into home of the world-famous Titanic Historical Society Collection where you will relive 1912 at the Titanic Museum. Throughout the intimate landmark museum, visitors will see Titanic legends come to life. A tribute to the ill-fated liner, rare artifacts tell stories of passengers and crew. You will learn more about Titanic history and have lots of fun. The atmosphere is very informal and enjoyable for the whole family. Personally hosted by the Kamudas, the founding family, who readily answer your questions about Titanic and the displays.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Civil Rights Movement

Springfield Museums celebrates the dynamic leaders of what become known as the Civil Rights Movement. This exhibit features nineteen of the artist’s icons, including two on loan from Trinity United Methodist Church and Green Mountain College. Included are portraits of Martin Luther King Jr., Emmett Till, Rosa Parks, Ralph David Abernathy, Julian Bond, Fannie Lou Hamer, Harry Belafonte, Jeffrey Brace, and State Representative Benjamin Swan, among others. On January 15 at 2 p.m., Chatterton-Purdy will give a talk at the Wood Museum of Springfield History, sharing her personal insights into her work and her personal belief in the arts as a vehicle to achieving a more peaceful world.

January 17, 2017 (Tuesday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents “Cats in Hats”

Exhibit Cats in Hats: Illustrations by the Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild, through April 30, 2017. The exhibit features over 40 original works centered around the common theme of “cats in hats,” in honor of Geisel’s most famous work of children’s literature. For this exhibit, cats are represented in a variety of scenes – some cute and fanciful, others quite serious and even scary. An interactive space for visitors within the exhibit will include a special “Cat Walk” scavenger hunt, highlighting hidden cats located around the Museums’ campus.

Indian Orchard MA

The Titanic Museum

Museum store update, January 27th 2010You'll step into home of the world-famous Titanic Historical Society Collection where you will relive 1912 at the Titanic Museum. Throughout the intimate landmark museum, visitors will see Titanic legends come to life. A tribute to the ill-fated liner, rare artifacts tell stories of passengers and crew. You will learn more about Titanic history and have lots of fun. The atmosphere is very informal and enjoyable for the whole family. Personally hosted by the Kamudas, the founding family, who readily answer your questions about Titanic and the displays.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Civil Rights Movement

Springfield Museums celebrates the dynamic leaders of what become known as the Civil Rights Movement. This exhibit features nineteen of the artist’s icons, including two on loan from Trinity United Methodist Church and Green Mountain College. Included are portraits of Martin Luther King Jr., Emmett Till, Rosa Parks, Ralph David Abernathy, Julian Bond, Fannie Lou Hamer, Harry Belafonte, Jeffrey Brace, and State Representative Benjamin Swan, among others. On January 15 at 2 p.m., Chatterton-Purdy will give a talk at the Wood Museum of Springfield History, sharing her personal insights into her work and her personal belief in the arts as a vehicle to achieving a more peaceful world.

Springfield MA

American International College Hockey

AIC thumbnail.jpgThe Yellow Jackets at the MassMutual Center. Jan 17 at 7:05 p.m. against Army. Tickets prices are $9 for adults; $6 for seniors (65+) and children (4-12). Veterans, active military, and children (3 and under) are FREE.

January 18, 2017 (Wednesday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents “Cats in Hats”

Exhibit Cats in Hats: Illustrations by the Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild, through April 30, 2017. The exhibit features over 40 original works centered around the common theme of “cats in hats,” in honor of Geisel’s most famous work of children’s literature. For this exhibit, cats are represented in a variety of scenes – some cute and fanciful, others quite serious and even scary. An interactive space for visitors within the exhibit will include a special “Cat Walk” scavenger hunt, highlighting hidden cats located around the Museums’ campus.

Indian Orchard MA

The Titanic Museum

Museum store update, January 27th 2010You'll step into home of the world-famous Titanic Historical Society Collection where you will relive 1912 at the Titanic Museum. Throughout the intimate landmark museum, visitors will see Titanic legends come to life. A tribute to the ill-fated liner, rare artifacts tell stories of passengers and crew. You will learn more about Titanic history and have lots of fun. The atmosphere is very informal and enjoyable for the whole family. Personally hosted by the Kamudas, the founding family, who readily answer your questions about Titanic and the displays.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Civil Rights Movement

Springfield Museums celebrates the dynamic leaders of what become known as the Civil Rights Movement. This exhibit features nineteen of the artist’s icons, including two on loan from Trinity United Methodist Church and Green Mountain College. Included are portraits of Martin Luther King Jr., Emmett Till, Rosa Parks, Ralph David Abernathy, Julian Bond, Fannie Lou Hamer, Harry Belafonte, Jeffrey Brace, and State Representative Benjamin Swan, among others. On January 15 at 2 p.m., Chatterton-Purdy will give a talk at the Wood Museum of Springfield History, sharing her personal insights into her work and her personal belief in the arts as a vehicle to achieving a more peaceful world.

Springfield MA

CityStage Presents Stand Up & Sing

January 18, 7PM. Come cheer on our cast of Celebrity Singers as they bravely take the stage to sing LIVE KARAOKE with the incredibly talented local band Maxxtone. They'll be competing in front of a panel special guest judges and the audience to take home the coveted Golden Microphone! The evening also includes a live auction and raffles, and you might even get a chance to sing on stage with the band! $20.

Springfield MA

Plan B Burger Bar Celebrity Bartending with the Springfield Thunderbirds

January 18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Drink beer and do good at a special Celebrity Bartending event featuring Springfield Thunderbirds players & their mascot. White Lion Brewing Company's ROARange will be on tap. All tips will donated to a local charity!

January 19, 2017 (Thursday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums à la Carte Lectures

The popular Thursday Museums à la Carte lectures are held weekly at 12:15 p.m. in the Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts. This month’s lectures includes: January 5 - Mr. and Mrs. Prince: How an Extraordinary Eighteenth-Century Family Moved Out of Slavery and Into Legend. January 12 - The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife. January 19 - The Republican Heritage Book Series: Eastern States Exposition Centennial, On Being Italian, and A Not So Civil War, discuss the three new books. January 26 - Restoring our Victorian Home.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents “Cats in Hats”

Exhibit Cats in Hats: Illustrations by the Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild, through April 30, 2017. The exhibit features over 40 original works centered around the common theme of “cats in hats,” in honor of Geisel’s most famous work of children’s literature. For this exhibit, cats are represented in a variety of scenes – some cute and fanciful, others quite serious and even scary. An interactive space for visitors within the exhibit will include a special “Cat Walk” scavenger hunt, highlighting hidden cats located around the Museums’ campus.

Indian Orchard MA

The Titanic Museum

Museum store update, January 27th 2010You'll step into home of the world-famous Titanic Historical Society Collection where you will relive 1912 at the Titanic Museum. Throughout the intimate landmark museum, visitors will see Titanic legends come to life. A tribute to the ill-fated liner, rare artifacts tell stories of passengers and crew. You will learn more about Titanic history and have lots of fun. The atmosphere is very informal and enjoyable for the whole family. Personally hosted by the Kamudas, the founding family, who readily answer your questions about Titanic and the displays.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Civil Rights Movement

Springfield Museums celebrates the dynamic leaders of what become known as the Civil Rights Movement. This exhibit features nineteen of the artist’s icons, including two on loan from Trinity United Methodist Church and Green Mountain College. Included are portraits of Martin Luther King Jr., Emmett Till, Rosa Parks, Ralph David Abernathy, Julian Bond, Fannie Lou Hamer, Harry Belafonte, Jeffrey Brace, and State Representative Benjamin Swan, among others. On January 15 at 2 p.m., Chatterton-Purdy will give a talk at the Wood Museum of Springfield History, sharing her personal insights into her work and her personal belief in the arts as a vehicle to achieving a more peaceful world.

January 20, 2017 (Friday)
Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls MA

Turners Falls Kidleidoscope

1/6: Owls 1/20: River Otters  1/27: Winter Birds. 10:30 - 11:30 am. Come learn about our animal neighbors who share our home in the  Connecticut River Watershed. Program includes a story, interactive games, and a craft to introduce young children to wildlife along the river. Meet in the Great Hall. For ages 3-6. Siblings and friends welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents “Cats in Hats”

Exhibit Cats in Hats: Illustrations by the Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild, through April 30, 2017. The exhibit features over 40 original works centered around the common theme of “cats in hats,” in honor of Geisel’s most famous work of children’s literature. For this exhibit, cats are represented in a variety of scenes – some cute and fanciful, others quite serious and even scary. An interactive space for visitors within the exhibit will include a special “Cat Walk” scavenger hunt, highlighting hidden cats located around the Museums’ campus.

Indian Orchard MA

The Titanic Museum

Museum store update, January 27th 2010You'll step into home of the world-famous Titanic Historical Society Collection where you will relive 1912 at the Titanic Museum. Throughout the intimate landmark museum, visitors will see Titanic legends come to life. A tribute to the ill-fated liner, rare artifacts tell stories of passengers and crew. You will learn more about Titanic history and have lots of fun. The atmosphere is very informal and enjoyable for the whole family. Personally hosted by the Kamudas, the founding family, who readily answer your questions about Titanic and the displays.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Civil Rights Movement

Springfield Museums celebrates the dynamic leaders of what become known as the Civil Rights Movement. This exhibit features nineteen of the artist’s icons, including two on loan from Trinity United Methodist Church and Green Mountain College. Included are portraits of Martin Luther King Jr., Emmett Till, Rosa Parks, Ralph David Abernathy, Julian Bond, Fannie Lou Hamer, Harry Belafonte, Jeffrey Brace, and State Representative Benjamin Swan, among others. On January 15 at 2 p.m., Chatterton-Purdy will give a talk at the Wood Museum of Springfield History, sharing her personal insights into her work and her personal belief in the arts as a vehicle to achieving a more peaceful world.

Springfield MA

Western New England Golden Gloves

January 20-21, 6:00 PM. Western New England Golden Gloves Preliminaries & Open Quarter Finals. Western New England Amateur Boxing will again be hosting this year's Western New England Golden Gloves Championship Tournament. Western New England Amateur Boxing is a community-based non-profit organization which promotes values and ethics through boxing.

Springfield MA

Bounce! Homeschoolers Time

We will be hosting a special time for homeschoolers to come and bounce! Every 1st & 3rd Friday: 1pm – 2:30pm. Jump for just $12

Springfield MA

Springfield Thunderbirds Game Night

Fri 1/20, 7:05 PM, PLAY AGAINST Bridgeport. The Springfield Thunderbirds are a minor professional ice hockey team in the American Hockey League Atlantic Division and the affiliate of the National Hockey League's Florida Panthers. Check out the Sheraton Springfield Thunderbirds exclusive Hockey Package for $169 ....

Springfield MA

CityStage Presents Moondance: The Ultimate Van Morrison Tribute Concert

January 20, 7:30 PM. One of our sold out shows last season and close to selling out this season, Moondance returns to CityStage by popular demand. This is the ultimate Van Morrison Tribute Concert and features classic tunes like Brown Eyed Girl, Moondance, Domino, It Stoned Me, and Into The Mystic – just to name a few. Packed with one Van Morrison classic after the next, be sure to get your tickets before they’re gone!  Tickets: $35/$30.

Symphony Hall, Springfield MA

Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Meet the Musicians

Meet the Musicians: High School Edition— Jan 20, 3:30 – 6 p.m, students from area high schools invited to participate at no cost. On rehearsal nights for select classical concerts, high school students will be given unprecedented access to the Springfield Symphony Orchestra members to network with the musicians and Maestro Kevin Rhodes.

January 21, 2017 (Saturday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents “Cats in Hats”

Exhibit Cats in Hats: Illustrations by the Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild, through April 30, 2017. The exhibit features over 40 original works centered around the common theme of “cats in hats,” in honor of Geisel’s most famous work of children’s literature. For this exhibit, cats are represented in a variety of scenes – some cute and fanciful, others quite serious and even scary. An interactive space for visitors within the exhibit will include a special “Cat Walk” scavenger hunt, highlighting hidden cats located around the Museums’ campus.

Indian Orchard MA

The Titanic Museum

Museum store update, January 27th 2010You'll step into home of the world-famous Titanic Historical Society Collection where you will relive 1912 at the Titanic Museum. Throughout the intimate landmark museum, visitors will see Titanic legends come to life. A tribute to the ill-fated liner, rare artifacts tell stories of passengers and crew. You will learn more about Titanic history and have lots of fun. The atmosphere is very informal and enjoyable for the whole family. Personally hosted by the Kamudas, the founding family, who readily answer your questions about Titanic and the displays.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Civil Rights Movement

Springfield Museums celebrates the dynamic leaders of what become known as the Civil Rights Movement. This exhibit features nineteen of the artist’s icons, including two on loan from Trinity United Methodist Church and Green Mountain College. Included are portraits of Martin Luther King Jr., Emmett Till, Rosa Parks, Ralph David Abernathy, Julian Bond, Fannie Lou Hamer, Harry Belafonte, Jeffrey Brace, and State Representative Benjamin Swan, among others. On January 15 at 2 p.m., Chatterton-Purdy will give a talk at the Wood Museum of Springfield History, sharing her personal insights into her work and her personal belief in the arts as a vehicle to achieving a more peaceful world.

Springfield MA

Western New England Golden Gloves

January 20-21, 6:00 PM. Western New England Golden Gloves Preliminaries & Open Quarter Finals. Western New England Amateur Boxing will again be hosting this year's Western New England Golden Gloves Championship Tournament. Western New England Amateur Boxing is a community-based non-profit organization which promotes values and ethics through boxing.

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, Holyoke MA

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round & National Popcorn Day

Jan 21. In honor of National Popcorn Day (1/19) we're selling our popcorn for only 50 cents today! Mention National Popcorn Day to receive the discount. Bring the kids to Holyoke's Happiness Machine!

Springfield MA

J-ART Presents "Falsettoland"

Jan 21-22 & Jan 28-29. J-ART, the community theater group, is performing “Falsettoland”, a Tony award winning musical which takes place in the early 80’s at the rise of the AIDS epidemic.  It is a powerful show, and is being shown in conjunction with a speaker series on LGBT issues. Tickets: $12 – $25.

Chicopee MA

Munich Haus Game Feast

Jan 21, 6PM. $55. Carving station with venison, bison, elk, and mountain goat. Giant Squid! Plus the Buffet!

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

The Eric Carle Museum Family Concert

January 21, 11:00am. $5; Museum Admission extra. Shiprock & Anchordog is the ongoing musical story of two dog best friends who tell tales of their exciting adventures together and how they have discovered new ways to look at the world. Come join us to see Shiprock’s pointy ears and Anchordog’s floppy ears partake in music-infused dance party to remember! Limited seating; early arrival recommended.

Springfield, MA

The Western New England University School of Law Open House

Jan. 21. Prospective Student Open House – 12:00 - 3:30 pm. Tours of the Blake Law Center guided by current students. Mock Law Class- Get a sense of what it feels like to be in a real law school class. Lawyering in Law School Session-Learn about experiential learning opportunities such as clinics, externships, study abroad, concentrations and pro bono. Sessions on Financial Aid, Career Services, and a Current Student and Faculty Panel. RSVP required.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents Springfield Motorcycle Show

January 21-22 Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Sunday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Young Building. Northeast’s largest all-brand motorcycle show. Great selection of new bikes for sale, parts vendors, special displays, live music, bike builders, competitions and stars of the motorcycle world.

Eastern States Exposition W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents Annual Auto Parts Swap N' Sell

January 21 - 22, Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Sunday, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Better Living Center. ADMISSION: $12. Children: 12 & under, free with paid adult. All automotive enthusiast collectors' event - automotive related swap meet featuring one million parts & literature for antique, street rod, race and competition classic cars and trucks. Nationally recognized as one of the best by Hemming Motor News.

Symphony Hall, Springfield MA

Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto

Saturday, January 21, 7:30pm. Maestro Kevin Rhodes & the Springfield Symphony Orchestra proudly present… Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto with guest pianist Spencer Myer. This concert is sure to please both classical music aficionados and newcomers alike. Concert is 7:30pm at Springfield Symphony Hall.

Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls MA

Turners Falls Great Hall, Listening to a Continent Sing

January 21, 1-2 pm. Join birdsong expert Donald Kroodsma on a ten-week, ten-state bicycle journey as he travels with his son from the Atlantic to the Pacific, lingering and listening to our continent sing as no one has before.

Springfield MA

Basketball Hall of Fame & Springfield Sting

The Springfield Sting will have 10 games at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The Sting will play in the Northeast Division of the ABA. Jan. 21 vs. Long Island (7 p.m.)

Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Springfield Armory, Remembering Shays’s Rebellion

Join author and professor emeritus Leonard Richards for his presentation Shays’s Rebellion: March On The Springfield Armory at 2:00pm on Saturday, January 21, 2017 in the museum theater. Admission is free. As the anniversary approaches, discover what happened when the Regulators reached the Springfield Arsenal on that cold winter morning 230 years ago.

Ludlow MA

Randall's Farm Soup Workshop

January is SOUP MONTH. Warm Up with Homemade Soups! Chef Mike's Winter Warming Soup Workshop. Saturday, January 21 at 2pm in the Greenhouse.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Girl Scout Badge Days

January 21, February 4, 11: Woodworker Badge, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Additional fee.

January 22, 2017 (Sunday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents “Cats in Hats”

Exhibit Cats in Hats: Illustrations by the Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild, through April 30, 2017. The exhibit features over 40 original works centered around the common theme of “cats in hats,” in honor of Geisel’s most famous work of children’s literature. For this exhibit, cats are represented in a variety of scenes – some cute and fanciful, others quite serious and even scary. An interactive space for visitors within the exhibit will include a special “Cat Walk” scavenger hunt, highlighting hidden cats located around the Museums’ campus.

Indian Orchard MA

The Titanic Museum

Museum store update, January 27th 2010You'll step into home of the world-famous Titanic Historical Society Collection where you will relive 1912 at the Titanic Museum. Throughout the intimate landmark museum, visitors will see Titanic legends come to life. A tribute to the ill-fated liner, rare artifacts tell stories of passengers and crew. You will learn more about Titanic history and have lots of fun. The atmosphere is very informal and enjoyable for the whole family. Personally hosted by the Kamudas, the founding family, who readily answer your questions about Titanic and the displays.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Civil Rights Movement

Springfield Museums celebrates the dynamic leaders of what become known as the Civil Rights Movement. This exhibit features nineteen of the artist’s icons, including two on loan from Trinity United Methodist Church and Green Mountain College. Included are portraits of Martin Luther King Jr., Emmett Till, Rosa Parks, Ralph David Abernathy, Julian Bond, Fannie Lou Hamer, Harry Belafonte, Jeffrey Brace, and State Representative Benjamin Swan, among others. On January 15 at 2 p.m., Chatterton-Purdy will give a talk at the Wood Museum of Springfield History, sharing her personal insights into her work and her personal belief in the arts as a vehicle to achieving a more peaceful world.

Springfield MA

Basketball Hall of Fame & Elks Hoop Shoot

A free throw contest for youth ages 8 to 13. The program is free to all participants. Winners advance through local, district, state and regional contests to reach the National Finals. In the end, the names of six national champions are permanently inscribed in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Every Sunday at 2pm. Each week, contestants compete to win an Elks basketball and to become that week's champ.

Springfield MA

J-ART Presents "Falsettoland"

Jan 21-22 & Jan 28-29. J-ART, the community theater group, is performing “Falsettoland”, a Tony award winning musical which takes place in the early 80’s at the rise of the AIDS epidemic.  It is a powerful show, and is being shown in conjunction with a speaker series on LGBT issues. Tickets: $12 – $25.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents Springfield Motorcycle Show

January 21-22 Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Sunday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Young Building. Northeast’s largest all-brand motorcycle show. Great selection of new bikes for sale, parts vendors, special displays, live music, bike builders, competitions and stars of the motorcycle world.

Eastern States Exposition W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents Annual Auto Parts Swap N' Sell

January 21 - 22, Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Sunday, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Better Living Center. ADMISSION: $12. Children: 12 & under, free with paid adult. All automotive enthusiast collectors' event - automotive related swap meet featuring one million parts & literature for antique, street rod, race and competition classic cars and trucks. Nationally recognized as one of the best by Hemming Motor News.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield, Winter Lecture Series

Historic Deerfield will commemorate the 250th anniversary of the Townshend Acts with the free Winter Lecture Series, Revolutionary Acts: Tea, Taxes and Tempests. The lectures will be held at the Deerfield Community Center in Old Deerfield. The first lecture,"Colonial Opposition and the Road to Revolution, 1763-1775," will be held on January 22 at 2 p.m., and presented by William M. Fowler, Distinguished Professor of History, Northeastern University.

Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke MA

Wistariahurst Museum Winter Ensemble Series

The Springfield Symphony Orchestra (SSO) and Wistariahurst are collaborating to present a series of classical ensemble concerts performed at the historic 19th century mansion in Holyoke. Jan. 22: SSO’s guest soloist performance by Spencer Myer, Piano at 12:30 p.m. The afternoon’s event also will include a discussion with SSO Conductor & Musical Director Kevin Rhodes and a brunch reception. Tickets are $30. Seating is limited!

Springfield MA

Springfield Thunderbirds Game Night

Sun 1/22, 3:05 PM, PLAY AGAINST Toronto. The Springfield Thunderbirds are a minor professional ice hockey team in the American Hockey League Atlantic Division and the affiliate of the National Hockey League's Florida Panthers. Check out the Sheraton Springfield Thunderbirds exclusive Hockey Package for $169 ....

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Presents a Film: Carvalho’s Journey

January 22, at 2 p.m. A real-life nineteenth-century American western adventure story, Carvalho's Journey tells the extraordinary tale of Solomon Nunes Carvalho (1815-97), an observant Sephardic Jew born in Charleston, South Carolina, who was a groundbreaking photographer, artist, and pioneer in American history.

Thornes Marketplace, Northampton MA

Thornes Marketplace & Herrell's Ice Cream's Grand Re-Opening Celebration!

January 22 at 11:50 AM - 2:00. At 11:50 AM - Mayor David Narkewicz will cut the ribbon. Free Cookie Ala Mode (while supplies last).
January 23, 2017 (Monday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents “Cats in Hats”

Exhibit Cats in Hats: Illustrations by the Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild, through April 30, 2017. The exhibit features over 40 original works centered around the common theme of “cats in hats,” in honor of Geisel’s most famous work of children’s literature. For this exhibit, cats are represented in a variety of scenes – some cute and fanciful, others quite serious and even scary. An interactive space for visitors within the exhibit will include a special “Cat Walk” scavenger hunt, highlighting hidden cats located around the Museums’ campus.

Indian Orchard MA

The Titanic Museum

Museum store update, January 27th 2010You'll step into home of the world-famous Titanic Historical Society Collection where you will relive 1912 at the Titanic Museum. Throughout the intimate landmark museum, visitors will see Titanic legends come to life. A tribute to the ill-fated liner, rare artifacts tell stories of passengers and crew. You will learn more about Titanic history and have lots of fun. The atmosphere is very informal and enjoyable for the whole family. Personally hosted by the Kamudas, the founding family, who readily answer your questions about Titanic and the displays.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Civil Rights Movement

Springfield Museums celebrates the dynamic leaders of what become known as the Civil Rights Movement. This exhibit features nineteen of the artist’s icons, including two on loan from Trinity United Methodist Church and Green Mountain College. Included are portraits of Martin Luther King Jr., Emmett Till, Rosa Parks, Ralph David Abernathy, Julian Bond, Fannie Lou Hamer, Harry Belafonte, Jeffrey Brace, and State Representative Benjamin Swan, among others. On January 15 at 2 p.m., Chatterton-Purdy will give a talk at the Wood Museum of Springfield History, sharing her personal insights into her work and her personal belief in the arts as a vehicle to achieving a more peaceful world.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Hosts Rachel Maddow

January 23, Political commentator, host of MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show, Rachel Maddow will speak in Northampton of the 2016 presidential election at Smith College as apart of the school's Presidential Colloquium Series. Maddow will reflect on the past year in politics that led to the election of Trump. The talk - which is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. in Smith College's John M. Green Hall - is free and open to the public.

January 24, 2017 (Tuesday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents “Cats in Hats”

Exhibit Cats in Hats: Illustrations by the Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild, through April 30, 2017. The exhibit features over 40 original works centered around the common theme of “cats in hats,” in honor of Geisel’s most famous work of children’s literature. For this exhibit, cats are represented in a variety of scenes – some cute and fanciful, others quite serious and even scary. An interactive space for visitors within the exhibit will include a special “Cat Walk” scavenger hunt, highlighting hidden cats located around the Museums’ campus.

Indian Orchard MA

The Titanic Museum

Museum store update, January 27th 2010You'll step into home of the world-famous Titanic Historical Society Collection where you will relive 1912 at the Titanic Museum. Throughout the intimate landmark museum, visitors will see Titanic legends come to life. A tribute to the ill-fated liner, rare artifacts tell stories of passengers and crew. You will learn more about Titanic history and have lots of fun. The atmosphere is very informal and enjoyable for the whole family. Personally hosted by the Kamudas, the founding family, who readily answer your questions about Titanic and the displays.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Civil Rights Movement

Springfield Museums celebrates the dynamic leaders of what become known as the Civil Rights Movement. This exhibit features nineteen of the artist’s icons, including two on loan from Trinity United Methodist Church and Green Mountain College. Included are portraits of Martin Luther King Jr., Emmett Till, Rosa Parks, Ralph David Abernathy, Julian Bond, Fannie Lou Hamer, Harry Belafonte, Jeffrey Brace, and State Representative Benjamin Swan, among others. On January 15 at 2 p.m., Chatterton-Purdy will give a talk at the Wood Museum of Springfield History, sharing her personal insights into her work and her personal belief in the arts as a vehicle to achieving a more peaceful world.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

January 25, 2017 (Wednesday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents “Cats in Hats”

Exhibit Cats in Hats: Illustrations by the Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild, through April 30, 2017. The exhibit features over 40 original works centered around the common theme of “cats in hats,” in honor of Geisel’s most famous work of children’s literature. For this exhibit, cats are represented in a variety of scenes – some cute and fanciful, others quite serious and even scary. An interactive space for visitors within the exhibit will include a special “Cat Walk” scavenger hunt, highlighting hidden cats located around the Museums’ campus.

Indian Orchard MA

The Titanic Museum

Museum store update, January 27th 2010You'll step into home of the world-famous Titanic Historical Society Collection where you will relive 1912 at the Titanic Museum. Throughout the intimate landmark museum, visitors will see Titanic legends come to life. A tribute to the ill-fated liner, rare artifacts tell stories of passengers and crew. You will learn more about Titanic history and have lots of fun. The atmosphere is very informal and enjoyable for the whole family. Personally hosted by the Kamudas, the founding family, who readily answer your questions about Titanic and the displays.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Civil Rights Movement

Springfield Museums celebrates the dynamic leaders of what become known as the Civil Rights Movement. This exhibit features nineteen of the artist’s icons, including two on loan from Trinity United Methodist Church and Green Mountain College. Included are portraits of Martin Luther King Jr., Emmett Till, Rosa Parks, Ralph David Abernathy, Julian Bond, Fannie Lou Hamer, Harry Belafonte, Jeffrey Brace, and State Representative Benjamin Swan, among others. On January 15 at 2 p.m., Chatterton-Purdy will give a talk at the Wood Museum of Springfield History, sharing her personal insights into her work and her personal belief in the arts as a vehicle to achieving a more peaceful world.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Springfield MA

Plan B Burger Bar VIP Watch Party with the Springfield Thunderbirds

January 25, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Happy hour specials all night, featuring White Lion Beer. Meet Leopold the White Lion Mascot! GAME NIGHT Wed, Jan 25 7:00PM Away AT Utica Comets.

January 26, 2017 (Thursday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums à la Carte Lectures

The popular Thursday Museums à la Carte lectures are held weekly at 12:15 p.m. in the Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts. This month’s lectures includes: January 5 - Mr. and Mrs. Prince: How an Extraordinary Eighteenth-Century Family Moved Out of Slavery and Into Legend. January 12 - The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife. January 19 - The Republican Heritage Book Series: Eastern States Exposition Centennial, On Being Italian, and A Not So Civil War, discuss the three new books. January 26 - Restoring our Victorian Home.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents “Cats in Hats”

Exhibit Cats in Hats: Illustrations by the Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild, through April 30, 2017. The exhibit features over 40 original works centered around the common theme of “cats in hats,” in honor of Geisel’s most famous work of children’s literature. For this exhibit, cats are represented in a variety of scenes – some cute and fanciful, others quite serious and even scary. An interactive space for visitors within the exhibit will include a special “Cat Walk” scavenger hunt, highlighting hidden cats located around the Museums’ campus.

Indian Orchard MA

The Titanic Museum

Museum store update, January 27th 2010You'll step into home of the world-famous Titanic Historical Society Collection where you will relive 1912 at the Titanic Museum. Throughout the intimate landmark museum, visitors will see Titanic legends come to life. A tribute to the ill-fated liner, rare artifacts tell stories of passengers and crew. You will learn more about Titanic history and have lots of fun. The atmosphere is very informal and enjoyable for the whole family. Personally hosted by the Kamudas, the founding family, who readily answer your questions about Titanic and the displays.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Civil Rights Movement

Springfield Museums celebrates the dynamic leaders of what become known as the Civil Rights Movement. This exhibit features nineteen of the artist’s icons, including two on loan from Trinity United Methodist Church and Green Mountain College. Included are portraits of Martin Luther King Jr., Emmett Till, Rosa Parks, Ralph David Abernathy, Julian Bond, Fannie Lou Hamer, Harry Belafonte, Jeffrey Brace, and State Representative Benjamin Swan, among others. On January 15 at 2 p.m., Chatterton-Purdy will give a talk at the Wood Museum of Springfield History, sharing her personal insights into her work and her personal belief in the arts as a vehicle to achieving a more peaceful world.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

La Quinta Inn & Suites, Springfield MA

Valley Blue Sox Annual Baseball Hall of Fame Banquet

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Jan 26. 4th Annual Baseball Hall of Fame induction banquet. Social hour will begin at 6pm with the program itself beginning at 7pm. Pittsfield native Tom Grieve, a first-round draft pick who built a long-term career in major league baseball, heads the Western Massachusetts Baseball Hall of Fame's Class of 2017. Grieve also will serve as keynote speaker at the induction banquet.

January 27, 2017 (Friday)
Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls MA

Turners Falls Kidleidoscope

1/6: Owls 1/20: River Otters  1/27: Winter Birds. 10:30 - 11:30 am. Come learn about our animal neighbors who share our home in the  Connecticut River Watershed. Program includes a story, interactive games, and a craft to introduce young children to wildlife along the river. Meet in the Great Hall. For ages 3-6. Siblings and friends welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents “Cats in Hats”

Exhibit Cats in Hats: Illustrations by the Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild, through April 30, 2017. The exhibit features over 40 original works centered around the common theme of “cats in hats,” in honor of Geisel’s most famous work of children’s literature. For this exhibit, cats are represented in a variety of scenes – some cute and fanciful, others quite serious and even scary. An interactive space for visitors within the exhibit will include a special “Cat Walk” scavenger hunt, highlighting hidden cats located around the Museums’ campus.

Indian Orchard MA

The Titanic Museum

Museum store update, January 27th 2010You'll step into home of the world-famous Titanic Historical Society Collection where you will relive 1912 at the Titanic Museum. Throughout the intimate landmark museum, visitors will see Titanic legends come to life. A tribute to the ill-fated liner, rare artifacts tell stories of passengers and crew. You will learn more about Titanic history and have lots of fun. The atmosphere is very informal and enjoyable for the whole family. Personally hosted by the Kamudas, the founding family, who readily answer your questions about Titanic and the displays.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Civil Rights Movement

Springfield Museums celebrates the dynamic leaders of what become known as the Civil Rights Movement. This exhibit features nineteen of the artist’s icons, including two on loan from Trinity United Methodist Church and Green Mountain College. Included are portraits of Martin Luther King Jr., Emmett Till, Rosa Parks, Ralph David Abernathy, Julian Bond, Fannie Lou Hamer, Harry Belafonte, Jeffrey Brace, and State Representative Benjamin Swan, among others. On January 15 at 2 p.m., Chatterton-Purdy will give a talk at the Wood Museum of Springfield History, sharing her personal insights into her work and her personal belief in the arts as a vehicle to achieving a more peaceful world.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Springfield MA

American International College Hockey

AIC thumbnail.jpgThe Yellow Jackets at the MassMutual Center. Jan 27 at 2:05 p.m. against Canisius. Tickets prices are $9 for adults; $6 for seniors (65+) and children (4-12). Veterans, active military, and children (3 and under) are FREE.

Hu Ke Lau, Chicopee MA

Hu Ke Lau Presents Frank Santos Jr. R- Rated Hypnotist

Jan 27. Show starts at 8:00 PM. $23.00. Frank Santos Jr. has been amazing audiences for over a decade. His spectacular display of mind-bending antics can turn any skeptic into a fan. His act is always fresh, energetic, and unique and no two shows are ever the same.

MassMutual Center, Springfield MA

MassMutual Center, Western New England Golden Gloves Novice & Open Semi-Finals

January 27-28. Western New England Golden Gloves Semi-Finals. Western New England Amateur Boxing will again be hosting this year's Western New England Golden Gloves Championship Tournament. Western New England Amateur Boxing is a community-based non-profit organization which promotes values and ethics through boxing. Tickets starting at $15.

MassMutual Center, Springfield MA

MassMutual Center Presents Tim Daggett National Invitational Gymnastics Competition

January 27-29. 8:00 AM Start. Session Admissions: Adults $15 per session; Children under 10 & Seniors 65+ $7 per session, weekend pass (all sessions) $25.

Springfield MA

Springfield Thunderbirds Game Night

Fri 1/27, 7:05 PM, PLAY AGAINST Syracuse. Country Night; $1 Fridays & MGM Springfield Concert Series Featuring The Chicken Yard. The Thunderbirds are pleased to announce that 23-year-old defenseman MacKenzie Weegar will represent Springfield at the AHL All-Star Classic on Jan. 29-30 in Allentown, Pa.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Storrowton Village “A Visit with Emily Dickinson"

Jan 27, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM. You are invited to come for a Visit with Emily Dickinson portrayed by Gerry Barbeau of Agawam, who will share some of Emily’s garden-related poems as well as reflections on her life at the Dickinson Homestead in Amherst. Emily was both a poet and a gardener whose understanding of horticulture helped shape her poetry. Over a third of her poems and nearly half of her letters allude with passionate intensity her love of nature. $5.

January 28, 2017 (Saturday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents “Cats in Hats”

Exhibit Cats in Hats: Illustrations by the Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild, through April 30, 2017. The exhibit features over 40 original works centered around the common theme of “cats in hats,” in honor of Geisel’s most famous work of children’s literature. For this exhibit, cats are represented in a variety of scenes – some cute and fanciful, others quite serious and even scary. An interactive space for visitors within the exhibit will include a special “Cat Walk” scavenger hunt, highlighting hidden cats located around the Museums’ campus.

Indian Orchard MA

The Titanic Museum

Museum store update, January 27th 2010You'll step into home of the world-famous Titanic Historical Society Collection where you will relive 1912 at the Titanic Museum. Throughout the intimate landmark museum, visitors will see Titanic legends come to life. A tribute to the ill-fated liner, rare artifacts tell stories of passengers and crew. You will learn more about Titanic history and have lots of fun. The atmosphere is very informal and enjoyable for the whole family. Personally hosted by the Kamudas, the founding family, who readily answer your questions about Titanic and the displays.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Civil Rights Movement

Springfield Museums celebrates the dynamic leaders of what become known as the Civil Rights Movement. This exhibit features nineteen of the artist’s icons, including two on loan from Trinity United Methodist Church and Green Mountain College. Included are portraits of Martin Luther King Jr., Emmett Till, Rosa Parks, Ralph David Abernathy, Julian Bond, Fannie Lou Hamer, Harry Belafonte, Jeffrey Brace, and State Representative Benjamin Swan, among others. On January 15 at 2 p.m., Chatterton-Purdy will give a talk at the Wood Museum of Springfield History, sharing her personal insights into her work and her personal belief in the arts as a vehicle to achieving a more peaceful world.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

Historic Deerfield MA

Historic Deerfield Presents Girl Scout Badge Days

January 21, February 4, 11: Woodworker Badge, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Additional fee.

MassMutual Center, Springfield MA

MassMutual Center, Western New England Golden Gloves Novice & Open Semi-Finals

January 27-28. Western New England Golden Gloves Semi-Finals. Western New England Amateur Boxing will again be hosting this year's Western New England Golden Gloves Championship Tournament. Western New England Amateur Boxing is a community-based non-profit organization which promotes values and ethics through boxing. Tickets starting at $15.

MassMutual Center, Springfield MA

MassMutual Center Presents Tim Daggett National Invitational Gymnastics Competition

January 27-29. 8:00 AM Start. Session Admissions: Adults $15 per session; Children under 10 & Seniors 65+ $7 per session, weekend pass (all sessions) $25.

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, Holyoke MA

Holyoke Merry-Go-Round & Chinese New Year

Jan 28. Celebrate Chinese New Year with a ride and receive a free surprise! Bring the kids to Holyoke's Happiness Machine!

Westfield MA

Westfield Annual Penguin Plunge

Saturday, January 28. Hampton Ponds State Park, Westfield, Mass. Plunge participants take a dip in Hampton Ponds to raise funds for the Amelia Park Children’s Museum. “Penguins” solicit donations from family, friends and local businesses in order to take the plunge. Plunge Begins at 1 p.m.

Springfield MA

American International College Hockey

AIC thumbnail.jpgThe Yellow Jackets at the MassMutual Center. Jan 28 at 2:05 p.m. against Canisius. Tickets prices are $9 for adults; $6 for seniors (65+) and children (4-12). Veterans, active military, and children (3 and under) are FREE.

Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Springfield Armory, Remembering Pearl Harbor

Admired author and screen writer John Crowley on January 28 at 2:00pm. So much has been written and discussed about WWII and yet, the magnitude and impact of the bombing of Pearl Harbor is lasting in all of our memories. Take pause from our busy lives to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor. Watch the film Pearl Harbor, Surprise and Remembrance, the American Experience documentary film that commemorates the 50th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor. Admission is free.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show

January 28-29, Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Sunday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Better Living Center, Young & Stroh Buildings, Mallary Arena. Real life and scale model railroads, historical societies, travel agencies, art shows, flea market dealers, importers, manufacturers and photographers. More than 25,000 railfans and public attended the Show each of the past three years.

Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls MA

Turners Falls Great Hall, Who’s Been Here? Let’s find out!

January 28, 1-2 pm. Join us for stories, crafts, and a tracking adventure to find out who has been outside in the snow at the Discovery Center. For ages 3-6 with a parent or guardian. Siblings and friends welcome.

Springfield MA

Basketball Hall of Fame & Springfield Sting

The Springfield Sting will have 10 games at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The Sting will play in the Northeast Division of the ABA. Jan. 28 vs. New York (7 p.m.)

Springfield MA

J-ART Presents "Falsettoland"

Jan 21-22 & Jan 28-29. J-ART, the community theater group, is performing “Falsettoland”, a Tony award winning musical which takes place in the early 80’s at the rise of the AIDS epidemic. It is a powerful show, and is being shown in conjunction with a speaker series on LGBT issues. Tickets: $12 – $25.

Charlemont MA

Berkshire East & Get The Girls Out

SheJumps is excited to have our 5th Get The Girls Out at Berkshire East on Saturday night January 28th! Join us for another night of fun on the slopes. This for all women, all ages, all abilities, all snow enthusiasts skiers, and snowboarders! Although we are not providing lessons we will be splitting up to groups based on ability to be able to provide a fun safe event for all. Bring your brightest ski wear, glow sticks and tutus!

Springfield MA

Springfield Thunderbirds Game Night

Sat 1/28, 7:05 PM, PLAY AGAINST Hershey. Presented by Balise Columbus Ave Car Wash - Win prizes courtesy of Balise. The Thunderbirds are pleased to announce that 23-year-old defenseman MacKenzie Weegar will represent Springfield at the AHL All-Star Classic on Jan. 29-30 in Allentown, Pa.

Symphony Hall, Springfield MA

Symphony Hall Presents Mike Super – Magic & Illusion

January 28, 7:30 PM. Mystifier Mike Super has been hailed by critics as the “DANE COOK” of MAGIC! Mike Super has taken the performance of magic to new, mainstream levels that will reach out and literally touch you! Mike’s turned the magic show on its side and dumped it out into the audience! YOU become Mike’s onstage assistant! Mike Super will attempt to steal a BRAND NEW VEHICLE from the Fathers & Sons dealership and magically make it appear during the performance. Every audience member has a chance to win the vehicle! Tickets: $43/$38/$33.

Chez Josef, Agawam, MA

Chez Josef Presents Joey & Maria's Comedy Italian Wedding

Saturday, January 28. You’ll Dance, you’ll Eat, you’ll Laugh yourself silly! Doors open at 6:30. Tickets $42 (includes a 4 course dinner).

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst MA

The Eric Carle Museum Valentine Card-Making Party

January 28, 10:00am - 11:30am. $12 per pair or trio. (Ages 3 and up with an adult). Grab a friend and come to the Art Studio for some creative fun. The Carle will provide all the materials you need to make special valentines for your family, friends, or classmates. Registration is required.

January 29, 2017 (Sunday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents “Cats in Hats”

Exhibit Cats in Hats: Illustrations by the Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild, through April 30, 2017. The exhibit features over 40 original works centered around the common theme of “cats in hats,” in honor of Geisel’s most famous work of children’s literature. For this exhibit, cats are represented in a variety of scenes – some cute and fanciful, others quite serious and even scary. An interactive space for visitors within the exhibit will include a special “Cat Walk” scavenger hunt, highlighting hidden cats located around the Museums’ campus.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Civil Rights Movement

Springfield Museums celebrates the dynamic leaders of what become known as the Civil Rights Movement. This exhibit features nineteen of the artist’s icons, including two on loan from Trinity United Methodist Church and Green Mountain College. Included are portraits of Martin Luther King Jr., Emmett Till, Rosa Parks, Ralph David Abernathy, Julian Bond, Fannie Lou Hamer, Harry Belafonte, Jeffrey Brace, and State Representative Benjamin Swan, among others. On January 15 at 2 p.m., Chatterton-Purdy will give a talk at the Wood Museum of Springfield History, sharing her personal insights into her work and her personal belief in the arts as a vehicle to achieving a more peaceful world.

Springfield MA

Basketball Hall of Fame & Elks Hoop Shoot

A free throw contest for youth ages 8 to 13. The program is free to all participants. Winners advance through local, district, state and regional contests to reach the National Finals. In the end, the names of six national champions are permanently inscribed in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Every Sunday at 2pm. Each week, contestants compete to win an Elks basketball and to become that week's champ.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

MassMutual Center, Springfield MA

MassMutual Center Presents Tim Daggett National Invitational Gymnastics Competition

January 27-29. 8:00 AM Start. Session Admissions: Adults $15 per session; Children under 10 & Seniors 65+ $7 per session, weekend pass (all sessions) $25.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show

January 28-29, Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Sunday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Better Living Center, Young & Stroh Buildings, Mallary Arena. Real life and scale model railroads, historical societies, travel agencies, art shows, flea market dealers, importers, manufacturers and photographers. More than 25,000 railfans and public attended the Show each of the past three years.

Springfield MA

J-ART Presents "Falsettoland"

Jan 21-22 & Jan 28-29. J-ART, the community theater group, is performing “Falsettoland”, a Tony award winning musical which takes place in the early 80’s at the rise of the AIDS epidemic. It is a powerful show, and is being shown in conjunction with a speaker series on LGBT issues. Tickets: $12 – $25.

Deerfield Inn/Champney's Restaurant & Tavern, Deerfield MA

Deerfield Inn Presents Scottish BURNS IS BACK!

Jan 29. Come in full fig if you'd like to. It's really rather splendid to see kilts and ghillies, shawls and trews. You will get a dram with your haggis, and there will be soup and salad, a choice of two entreés, dessert, and cheese and oatcakes - the traditional supper since 1801! If you want to sleep over, please give us a call as we have rooms set aside at a price to make even a Scotsman smile! Burns Night, an occasion celebrated 'round the world, commemorates the birth of Robert Burns, the 18th century Scottish poet.

Mullins Center UMass, Amherst MA

UMass Mullins Center Presents Arena Attack Indoor Marathon & Half Marathon

January 29, 8:00AM. We'll be running laps on the wide concourses of the Mullins Center on the UMass-Amherst Campus! With a water station and bathrooms never more than 325-meters away, and a perfectly flat, climate controlled course, the Arena Attack-Amherst will likely be the most comfortable and spectator-friendly marathon & half marathon in MA this winter!

January 30, 2017 (Monday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents “Cats in Hats”

Exhibit Cats in Hats: Illustrations by the Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild, through April 30, 2017. The exhibit features over 40 original works centered around the common theme of “cats in hats,” in honor of Geisel’s most famous work of children’s literature. For this exhibit, cats are represented in a variety of scenes – some cute and fanciful, others quite serious and even scary. An interactive space for visitors within the exhibit will include a special “Cat Walk” scavenger hunt, highlighting hidden cats located around the Museums’ campus.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.

January 31, 2017 (Tuesday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums, Meet Your Samurai Ancestors

Springfield Museums host a unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series with colorful Japanese woodblock prints depicting samurai warriors and examples of 19th century armor and swords used by actual samurai. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes draws from Japanese artwork, arms, and armor to provide visitors with a rare glimpse of the real-life inspiration for the popular cartoon and graphic novel series. through – May 14, 2017.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents “Cats in Hats”

Exhibit Cats in Hats: Illustrations by the Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild, through April 30, 2017. The exhibit features over 40 original works centered around the common theme of “cats in hats,” in honor of Geisel’s most famous work of children’s literature. For this exhibit, cats are represented in a variety of scenes – some cute and fanciful, others quite serious and even scary. An interactive space for visitors within the exhibit will include a special “Cat Walk” scavenger hunt, highlighting hidden cats located around the Museums’ campus.

Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Exhibit: Zoo in You

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and the Springfield Museums will introduce you to them! Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating and complex world that is our microbiome in Zoo in You, a new exhibition on view January 21 through April 30 at the Springfield Science Museum. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits and programs.