March 29, 2015

March 29, 2015 (Sunday)
Springfield Museums, Springfield MA

Springfield Museums Presents Museum School

This winter, the Museum School at the Springfield Museums will once again offer courses and experiential learning opportunities for both children and adults. Registration is now underway for winter courses and trips – See schedule .....

Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge MA

Old Sturbridge Village Presents Maple Days Celebrations

The crisp air of late winter and early spring is broken by the warm scents of wood smoke and maple syrup wafting during OSV Maple Days celebrations March 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29. Learn about how maple sugaring was done in 19th-century New England by visiting OSV’s sugar camp. Plus, see how maple syrup was “sugared off” to make maple sugar, learn how the maple sugar process has changed over the years.

Smith College, Northampton MA

Smith College Presents Places for the Spirit

The Botanic Garden of Smith College is hosting an exhibit of black and white photographs of traditional African-American gardens titled Places for the Spirit. The exhibit will be on display now through September 30, 2015. Vaughn Sills' stunning black and white photography emphasizes the space and layout of the gardens rather than specific plantings.

Turners Falls MA

RiverCulture Turners Falls, Presents In Like a Lion, Out like a Lamb

March 14 to April 12. Winter be gone! This inspirational group of work addresses the themes of spring, hope and transformation. Artists include Marjorie Morgan and Whitney Robbins of Woolly Mammoth Studio (Greenfield), Gary Smith, Jack Nelson, Ann C. McDonald and Sawmill River Arts Gallery artists Jaye Pope, John Moore, Patricia Czepiel Hayes, Roy Mansur, Joan Levy, Sharon Loehr Lapan, Louise Minks and Kerry Stone.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

Norman Rockwell Museum Presents J.C. Leyendecker and The Saturday Evening Post

March 21 through June 14. Admired by Norman Rockwell as a master in the field, Joseph Christian Leyendecker (1874 –1951) was one of the preeminent American illustrators of the early twentieth century. Often remembered for his beautifully conceived posters and advertisements, particularly those featuring The Arrow Collar Man, he also created 322 covers for The Saturday Evening Post—one more than Rockwell’s 321. This special exhibition features each of J.C. Leyendecker’s legendary Post cover tearsheets.

Eastern States Exposition, W Springfield MA

Eastern States Exposition Presents Original Western Massachusetts Home Show

The Original Western Massachusetts Home show. Largest home show in New England. Hours: Thursday 2-9pm; Friday 1-9pm; Saturday 10am-9pm; Sunday 10am-5pm. Admission: $10 Children under 12, Free.

Springfield MA

Fiddler On The Roof

March 26-29. $20 reserved/$15 general Th/Sat/Sun. $20 all reserved, Fri - includes refreshments! Community theater at its best with a talented cast, beautiful sets, and Cantor Marvin Levson as Tevye! 

Holyoke Mall, Holyoke MA

Holyoke Mall Presents the Easter Bunny

The Easter Bunny is located on the lower level of the JCPenney court for greetings and pictures. The bunny patch will be open Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., until Easter. Children of all ages love visiting the Easter Bunny, so bring the whole family to capture the moment, and choose from an assortment of photo packages.

Yankee Candle Village, S Deerfield MA

Yankee Candle Village Presents Photos with the Easter Bunny

March 28th, 29th, and April 4th, 11:00am - 5:00pm. The Easter bunny will be here all weekend, with photo opportunites by Andrea York Photography available!

Chez Josef, Agawam, MA

Chez Josef Presents Legends of American Music

A rock and roll tribute to the legends of American music will help to raise funds for the local USO of Pioneer Valley. The show will take place at Chez Josef in Agawam on Sunday, March 29, with cocktails at 4 p.m., seating at 5 p.m., and the show beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $20 and are available at Chez Josef.

Mullins Center UMass, Amherst MA

UMass Mullins Center Presents Hockey Iron Man Tournament!

The Mullins Center will be hosting their first ever pond hockey style Iron Man Tournament on March 29. CANCELLED

Windsor Locks CT

The New England Air Museum Annual SPACE EXPO

March 29th. This is an opportunity to experience aerospace science and technology as well as meet pioneers from the aerospace industry. Exhibits will include demonstrations and hands-on activities. Visitors can meet an astronaut, try on a space suit, pilot a space craft simulator, touch a meteorite, learn about the atmosphere of Mars, build a rocket, and much more. NASA Astronaut (Retired) Don Thomas will make two presentations- one at 11:30 a.m. and the other at 1:30 p.m. The Space Expo will run from 10 AM to 4:00 PM.

Connecticut Science Center, Hartford CT

Connecticut Science Center Presents Scout Day

March 29, 10AM-3PM. $12 per person for scouts and their guests who preregister, $14.95 at the door. Those who do not preregister must come in uniform, recite the scout promise or show other proof of participation. Join fellow scouts and their families from across the state and beyond for a day of fun, hands-on exploration at The Connecticut Science Center. Navigate a scouts-only scavenger hunt to earn an out-of-this-world Science Center patch! This is a BRAND NEW patch.

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst MA

Yiddish Book Center Presents Streit's: Matzo and the American Dream

Just in time for Passover on March 29, the premiere of Streit's: Matzo and the American Dream. In this new documentary, filmmaker Michael Levine captures the story of a family-owned matzo factory that has been on Manhattan’s Lower East Side since 1925 and of its loyal and surprisingly diverse employees, some of whom have worked there for decades. 2PM.