Tuesday September 25, 2018
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
WRPP Programmers meeting

Western Regional Program Planners

CONTACT: Joyce Peregrin  413-568-7833 x111  jperegrin@westath.org
LOCATION: Whitney Study

Western Regional Program Planners

CONTACT:
  Joyce Peregrin
  413.568.7833 x111
  jperegrin@westath.org

LOCATION: Whitney Study

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tai Chi
CONTACT: Ann Marie Waller  413-528-5070 x103
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Ann Marie Waller
  413.528.5070 x103
  

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

 
misc_none
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
HiSET Preparation

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelley Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelley Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Toastmasters
CONTACT: Gabriella Michaliszyn  413-485-8060  mailagem@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Gabriella Michaliszyn
  413.485.8060
  mailagem@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

Wednesday September 26, 2018
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Join the Teen Advisory Board (TAB)! We will meet once a month to plan events for the library and be involved in the community.

This year, TAB meetings will count as volunteer hours.  TAB is also where volunteers can learn of more volunteer opportunities.

 

For students in grades 5-12

CONTACT: Olivia Eberli  413-562-6158 x 5  oeberli@westath.org
LOCATION: Whitney Study

Join the Teen Advisory Board (TAB)! We will meet once a month to plan events for the library and be involved in the community.

This year, TAB meetings will count as volunteer hours.  TAB is also where volunteers can learn of more volunteer opportunities.

 

For students in grades 5-12

CONTACT:
  Olivia Eberli
  413.562.6158 x 5
  oeberli@westath.org

LOCATION: Whitney Study

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hi-SET- Level 1

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hi-SET - Level 2

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

Thursday September 27, 2018
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
BFAIR Job Fair
LOCATION: Committee Room
 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tai Chi
CONTACT: Ann Marie Waller  413-528-5070 x103
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Ann Marie Waller
  413.528.5070 x103
  

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

 
misc_none
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
HiSET Preparation

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelley Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelley Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

Friday September 28, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Music Together Demo

This is a 45 minute class that includes songs, rhythmic rhymes, movement and instrumental play.  These activities are presented as informal, non-performance-oriented musical experiences-developmentally appropriate for children and easy for parents and caregivers-regardless of their own musical ability.

Sponsored by the Westfield Cultural Council.

Ages birth-6 years old

Registration is required and begins on Tuesday, August 28th.

CONTACT: Patti Brose  413-562-6158 x5  pbrose@westath.org
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
There are 6 spaces available.

This is a 45 minute class that includes songs, rhythmic rhymes, movement and instrumental play.  These activities are presented as informal, non-performance-oriented musical experiences-developmentally appropriate for children and easy for parents and caregivers-regardless of their own musical ability.

Sponsored by the Westfield Cultural Council.

Ages birth-6 years old

Registration is required and begins on Tuesday, August 28th.

CONTACT:
  Patti Brose
  413.562.6158 x5
  pbrose@westath.org

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

There are 6 spaces available.

 
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3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Knit Wits Jr.

Have you always wanted to learn to knit or do you want to improve your skills?  Students will learn to cast on, knit, purl, and cast off.  Kids will take home their knitting needles and yarn to continue building their skills at home.

This is a 3-week program and you are registering for all three weeks!

Registration is required and space is limited.

Registration begins Tuesday, August 28th.

Ages 8 and up.

CONTACT: Miss Susan  413-562-6158 x5  sscott@westath.org
LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room

Have you always wanted to learn to knit or do you want to improve your skills?  Students will learn to cast on, knit, purl, and cast off.  Kids will take home their knitting needles and yarn to continue building their skills at home.

This is a 3-week program and you are registering for all three weeks!

Registration is required and space is limited.

Registration begins Tuesday, August 28th.

Ages 8 and up.

CONTACT:
  Miss Susan
  413.562.6158 x5
  sscott@westath.org

LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room

Monday October 1, 2018
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hi-SET- Level 1

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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5:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Knitting Group
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hi-SET - Level 2

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Board of Directors Meeting
CONTACT: Dan  568-0638
LOCATION: Whitney Study
CONTACT:
  Dan
  568.0638
  

LOCATION: Whitney Study

Tuesday October 2, 2018
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tai Chi
CONTACT: Ann Marie Waller  413-528-5070 x103
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Ann Marie Waller
  413.528.5070 x103
  

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

 
misc_none
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
HiSET Preparation

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelley Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelley Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Shurtleff Children's Services Trustee Meeting
CONTACT: Martha J Scavotto  gamble_martha@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Whitney Study
CONTACT:
  Martha J Scavotto
  
  gamble_martha@hotmail.com

LOCATION: Whitney Study

 
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6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
Friends Mtg.
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
Wednesday October 3, 2018
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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
English - Homeschooling
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Gavel Club
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
 
misc_none
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hi-SET- Level 1

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hi-SET - Level 2

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

Thursday October 4, 2018
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
First Thursdays Concert Series - Ukulele Scamble


The duo of Robin Hoffman and Richard Perlmutter, based in Western MA, sing and play ukuleles. Their act, called The Ukulele Scramble is funny, entertaining and masterful. It also starts with a repertoire that's unusual for ukulele players - classical music. Robin and Richard love Beethoven, Bach and Brahms, as well as Renaissance music, and art and parlor songs. But as the name of their group implies, they don't exactly play it straight. The music they play is "scrambled." They pluck a piece by Beethoven like it's bluegrass, fingerpick a work by Mendelssohn like a folk song, and play an art song by composer Amy Beach like 50s pop. Many of their songs have new or updated lyrics by Richard, who is a 4x GRAMMY Nominee - earned for his witty lyrics set to classical music in his series of Beethoven's Wig albums. Ukulele Scramble songs are served up in a harmonious, humorous, and happy-go-lucky style that these two veterans bring to the stage.

 

 

                                                                                                           

CONTACT: Joyce Peregrin  413-568-7833 x111  jperegrin@westath.org
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium


The duo of Robin Hoffman and Richard Perlmutter, based in Western MA, sing and play ukuleles. Their act, called The Ukulele Scramble is funny, entertaining and masterful. It also starts with a repertoire that's unusual for ukulele players - classical music. Robin and Richard love Beethoven, Bach and Brahms, as well as Renaissance music, and art and parlor songs. But as the name of their group implies, they don't exactly play it straight. The music they play is "scrambled." They pluck a piece by Beethoven like it's bluegrass, fingerpick a work by Mendelssohn like a folk song, and play an art song by composer Amy Beach like 50s pop. Many of their songs have new or updated lyrics by Richard, who is a 4x GRAMMY Nominee - earned for his witty lyrics set to classical music in his series of Beethoven's Wig albums. Ukulele Scramble songs are served up in a harmonious, humorous, and happy-go-lucky style that these two veterans bring to the stage.

 

 

                                                                                                           

CONTACT:
  Joyce Peregrin
  413.568.7833 x111
  jperegrin@westath.org

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tai Chi
CONTACT: Ann Marie Waller  413-528-5070 x103
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Ann Marie Waller
  413.528.5070 x103
  

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

 
misc_none
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
HiSET Preparation

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelley Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelley Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

Monday October 8, 2018
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8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Library Closed - Columbus Day

The library will be closed all day Monday, October 8, 2018

We will reopen Tuesday, October 9th at 8:30 am

The library will be closed all day Monday, October 8, 2018

We will reopen Tuesday, October 9th at 8:30 am

Tuesday October 9, 2018
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tai Chi
CONTACT: Ann Marie Waller  413-528-5070 x103
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Ann Marie Waller
  413.528.5070 x103
  

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

 
misc_none
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
HiSET Preparation

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelley Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelley Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

Wednesday October 10, 2018
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hi-SET- Level 1

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Real ID

Westfield Athenaeum     October 10th    4:00pm     Real ID  -  Lang Auditorium

The Registry of Motor Vehicles will offer a free workshop on license renewal and REAL ID for residents on October 10th at 4:00pm at the Athenaeum and at  the COA - Senior Center  45 Noble Street 562-6435 at 1:30pm.

Topics include:

· What is the difference between “Standard ID” and “Real ID” driver’s licenses and ID cards;

· How to renew a Massachusetts Driver’s License or Massachusetts Identification (ID) Card; and  what are the new federal and state requirements for renewing a Driver's License or ID card

REAL ID is a Federal Security Standard for IDs that was created in 2005 as a result of increased federal security measures after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.  After October 1, 2020, you will need a REAL ID or a passport to fly within the United States or enter federal buildings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT: Joyce Peregrin  413-568-7833 x111  jperegrin@westath.org
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

Westfield Athenaeum     October 10th    4:00pm     Real ID  -  Lang Auditorium

The Registry of Motor Vehicles will offer a free workshop on license renewal and REAL ID for residents on October 10th at 4:00pm at the Athenaeum and at  the COA - Senior Center  45 Noble Street 562-6435 at 1:30pm.

Topics include:

· What is the difference between “Standard ID” and “Real ID” driver’s licenses and ID cards;

· How to renew a Massachusetts Driver’s License or Massachusetts Identification (ID) Card; and  what are the new federal and state requirements for renewing a Driver's License or ID card

REAL ID is a Federal Security Standard for IDs that was created in 2005 as a result of increased federal security measures after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.  After October 1, 2020, you will need a REAL ID or a passport to fly within the United States or enter federal buildings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:
  Joyce Peregrin
  413.568.7833 x111
  jperegrin@westath.org

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hi-SET - Level 2

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

Thursday October 11, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
STORYTIME

Join us for a fun story time with songs, activities and a craft.

Ages 2-5.

Registration is required and begins Tuesday, September 25th.

CONTACT: Patti Brose  413-562-6158 ext. 5  pbrose@westath.org
LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room
There are 8 spaces available.

Join us for a fun story time with songs, activities and a craft.

Ages 2-5.

Registration is required and begins Tuesday, September 25th.

CONTACT:
  Patti Brose
  413.562.6158 ext. 5
  pbrose@westath.org

LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room

There are 8 spaces available.

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tai Chi
CONTACT: Ann Marie Waller  413-528-5070 x103
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Ann Marie Waller
  413.528.5070 x103
  

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

 
misc_none
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
HiSET Preparation

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelley Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelley Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Toastmasters
CONTACT: Gabriella Michaliszyn  413-585-8060  mail2gem@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Gabriella Michaliszyn
  413.585.8060
  mail2gem@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
ArtWorks Mtg
CONTACT: Bill Westerlind  413-335-6976  wfwjr@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Whitney Study
CONTACT:
  Bill Westerlind
  413.335.6976
  wfwjr@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Whitney Study

Friday October 12, 2018
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3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Knit Wits Jr.

Have you always wanted to learn to knit or do you want to improve your skills?  Students will learn to cast on, knit, purl, and cast off.  Kids will take home their knitting needles and yarn to continue building their skills at home.

This is a 3-week program and you are registering for all three weeks!

Registration is required and space is limited.

Registration begins Tuesday, September 25th.

Ages 8 and up.

CONTACT: Miss Susan  413-562-6158 x5  pbrose@westath.org
LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room
There are 10 spaces available.

Have you always wanted to learn to knit or do you want to improve your skills?  Students will learn to cast on, knit, purl, and cast off.  Kids will take home their knitting needles and yarn to continue building their skills at home.

This is a 3-week program and you are registering for all three weeks!

Registration is required and space is limited.

Registration begins Tuesday, September 25th.

Ages 8 and up.

CONTACT:
  Miss Susan
  413.562.6158 x5
  pbrose@westath.org

LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room

There are 10 spaces available.

Saturday October 13, 2018
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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Westfield On Weekends

Pumpkin Fest

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
 
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8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Drop-In Craft Table

Come to the library to make a craft or bring the supplies home to complete.

No registration is necessary.

While supplies last.

CONTACT: Nina Stromgren  413-562-6158 x5
LOCATION: Boys' & Girls' Library

Come to the library to make a craft or bring the supplies home to complete.

No registration is necessary.

While supplies last.

CONTACT:
  Nina Stromgren
  413.562.6158 x5
  

LOCATION: Boys' & Girls' Library

 
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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Dungeons and Dragons
CONTACT: Tristan Anderson  trisdragon2@gmail.com
LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room
CONTACT:
  Tristan Anderson
  
  trisdragon2@gmail.com

LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room

Monday October 15, 2018
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hi-SET- Level 1

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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5:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Knitting Group
LOCATION: Whitney Study
 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pajama Storytime

Children ages birth - 6 years old are invited to come to the library in their pajamas and listen to some stories, sing some songs and do a craft. Everone will go home tired!

Registration is required  and begins on Tuesday, September 25th.

 

CONTACT: Patti Brose  413-562-6158 x5  pbrose@westath.org
LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room
There are 2 spaces available.

Children ages birth - 6 years old are invited to come to the library in their pajamas and listen to some stories, sing some songs and do a craft. Everone will go home tired!

Registration is required  and begins on Tuesday, September 25th.

 

CONTACT:
  Patti Brose
  413.562.6158 x5
  pbrose@westath.org

LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room

There are 2 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hi-SET - Level 2

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Annual Corporators Meeting
CONTACT: Dan Paquette  4135680638  dpaquette@westath.org
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Dan Paquette
  4135680638
  dpaquette@westath.org

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

Tuesday October 16, 2018
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tai Chi
CONTACT: Ann Marie Waller  413-528-5070 x103
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Ann Marie Waller
  413.528.5070 x103
  

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

 
misc_none
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
HiSET Preparation

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelley Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelley Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

Wednesday October 17, 2018
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9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
TINY TOTS LIBRARY TIME

Stories, songs and rhymes for little ones, followed by play time!

This program is open to children ages birth to 18 months.

NEW: registration is required. and begins Tuesday, September 25th.

CONTACT: Mary Regan  413-562-6158 ext. 5  mregan@westath.org
LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room
There are 10 spaces available.

Stories, songs and rhymes for little ones, followed by play time!

This program is open to children ages birth to 18 months.

NEW: registration is required. and begins Tuesday, September 25th.

CONTACT:
  Mary Regan
  413.562.6158 ext. 5
  mregan@westath.org

LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
English - Homeschooling
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Gavel Club
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
 
misc_none
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hi-SET- Level 1

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hi-SET - Level 2

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker Series
CONTACT: Joyce Peregrin  413-568-7833 x111  jperegrin@westath.org
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Joyce Peregrin
  413.568.7833 x111
  jperegrin@westath.org

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

Thursday October 18, 2018
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Book Club

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

 
In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian Nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, the Osage rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe.

Then, one by one, they began to be killed off. One Osage woman, Mollie Burkhart, watched as her family was murdered. Her older sister was shot. Her mother was then slowly poisoned. And it was just the beginning, as more Osage began to die under mysterious circumstances.

In this last remnant of the Wild West—where oilmen like J. P. Getty made their fortunes and where desperadoes such as Al Spencer, “the Phantom Terror,” roamed – virtually anyone who dared to investigate the killings were themselves murdered. As the death toll surpassed more than twenty-four Osage, the newly created F.B.I. took up the case, in what became one of the organization’s first major homicide investigations. But the bureau was then notoriously corrupt and initially bungled the case. Eventually the young director, J. Edgar Hoover, turned to a former Texas Ranger named Tom White to try to unravel the mystery. White put together an undercover team, including one of the only Native American agents in the bureau. They infiltrated the region, struggling to adopt the latest modern techniques of detection. Together with the Osage they began to expose one of the most sinister conspiracies in American history.

A true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history.

CONTACT: Sandy   413-562-7833
LOCATION: Whitney Study

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

 
In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian Nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, the Osage rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe.

Then, one by one, they began to be killed off. One Osage woman, Mollie Burkhart, watched as her family was murdered. Her older sister was shot. Her mother was then slowly poisoned. And it was just the beginning, as more Osage began to die under mysterious circumstances.

In this last remnant of the Wild West—where oilmen like J. P. Getty made their fortunes and where desperadoes such as Al Spencer, “the Phantom Terror,” roamed – virtually anyone who dared to investigate the killings were themselves murdered. As the death toll surpassed more than twenty-four Osage, the newly created F.B.I. took up the case, in what became one of the organization’s first major homicide investigations. But the bureau was then notoriously corrupt and initially bungled the case. Eventually the young director, J. Edgar Hoover, turned to a former Texas Ranger named Tom White to try to unravel the mystery. White put together an undercover team, including one of the only Native American agents in the bureau. They infiltrated the region, struggling to adopt the latest modern techniques of detection. Together with the Osage they began to expose one of the most sinister conspiracies in American history.

A true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history.

CONTACT:
  Sandy 
  413.562.7833 
  

LOCATION: Whitney Study

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bookworms

Kids in grades 1 & 2 are invited to join us to read the monthly book together then have some fun with activities based on the book. The first 10 people to register will get a free copy of the book to keep!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Westfield Athenaeum.

Registration is required and space is limited.

CONTACT: Nina Stromgren  562-6158 x5  nstromgren@westath.org
LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room
There are 8 spaces available.

Kids in grades 1 & 2 are invited to join us to read the monthly book together then have some fun with activities based on the book. The first 10 people to register will get a free copy of the book to keep!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Westfield Athenaeum.

Registration is required and space is limited.

CONTACT:
  Nina Stromgren
  562.6158 x5
  nstromgren@westath.org

LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room

There are 8 spaces available.

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tai Chi
CONTACT: Ann Marie Waller  413-528-5070 x103
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Ann Marie Waller
  413.528.5070 x103
  

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

 
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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
HiSET Preparation

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelley Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelley Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The Opioid Crisis Conversation with Tapestry Health

Tapestry Health: The Opioid Crisis and Narcan

CONTACT: Joyce Peregrin  413-568-7833 x111  jperegrin@westath.org
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

Tapestry Health: The Opioid Crisis and Narcan

CONTACT:
  Joyce Peregrin
  413.568.7833 x111
  jperegrin@westath.org

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

Friday October 19, 2018
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3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Knit Wits Jr.

Have you always wanted to learn to knit or do you want to improve your skills?  Students will learn to cast on, knit, purl, and cast off.  Kids will take home their knitting needles and yarn to continue building their skills at home.

This is a 3-week program and you are registering for all three weeks!

Registration is required and space is limited.

Registration begins Tuesday, September 25th.

Ages 8 and up.

CONTACT: Miss Susan  413-562-6158 x5  pbrose@westath.org
LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room

Have you always wanted to learn to knit or do you want to improve your skills?  Students will learn to cast on, knit, purl, and cast off.  Kids will take home their knitting needles and yarn to continue building their skills at home.

This is a 3-week program and you are registering for all three weeks!

Registration is required and space is limited.

Registration begins Tuesday, September 25th.

Ages 8 and up.

CONTACT:
  Miss Susan
  413.562.6158 x5
  pbrose@westath.org

LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room

Saturday October 20, 2018
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Make Your Own App

Want to learn how to make Apps? Learn how to code with App Inventor, a free online tool that makes it easy to create your own apps.

At this workshop we will build an app to take photos and doodle on them. Take a photo or download one, write or draw on it, and share your edited photo with your family and friends! Laptops and tablets will be provided.

This event is run by Holyoke Codes.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the Shurtleff Foundation.

Registration is required and space is limited.

For students in grades 5-12

 

CONTACT: Olivia Eberli  413-562-6158 x5  oeberli@westath.org
LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room
There are 15 spaces available.

Want to learn how to make Apps? Learn how to code with App Inventor, a free online tool that makes it easy to create your own apps.

At this workshop we will build an app to take photos and doodle on them. Take a photo or download one, write or draw on it, and share your edited photo with your family and friends! Laptops and tablets will be provided.

This event is run by Holyoke Codes.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the Shurtleff Foundation.

Registration is required and space is limited.

For students in grades 5-12

 

CONTACT:
  Olivia Eberli
  413.562.6158 x5
  oeberli@westath.org

LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room

There are 15 spaces available.

Monday October 22, 2018
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hi-SET- Level 1

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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5:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Knitting Group
LOCATION: Whitney Study
 
misc_none
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hi-SET - Level 2

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

Tuesday October 23, 2018
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LIBRARY BUILDING BLOCKS CLUB

Bring your imagination to the library for our exciting  Library Building Blocks Club.  We will spend about an hour developing masterpieces with lego blocks.

The creations will be on display in the Boys' and Girls' Library for all to see. This program is open to children ages 3 and up.  

***Please note that children under 10 years old must be accompanied by an adult***

Registration is  NOT required.

 

 

CONTACT: Patti Brose  413-562-6158 ext. 5  pbrose@westath.org
LOCATION: Boys' & Girls' Library

Bring your imagination to the library for our exciting  Library Building Blocks Club.  We will spend about an hour developing masterpieces with lego blocks.

The creations will be on display in the Boys' and Girls' Library for all to see. This program is open to children ages 3 and up.  

***Please note that children under 10 years old must be accompanied by an adult***

Registration is  NOT required.

 

 

CONTACT:
  Patti Brose
  413.562.6158 ext. 5
  pbrose@westath.org

LOCATION: Boys' & Girls' Library

 
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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Sen. Humason's District Office Hours
LOCATION: Elizabeth Reed Room
 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tai Chi
CONTACT: Ann Marie Waller  413-528-5070 x103
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Ann Marie Waller
  413.528.5070 x103
  

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

 
misc_none
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
HiSET Preparation

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelley Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelley Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

Wednesday October 24, 2018
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Join the Teen Advisory Board (TAB)! We will meet once a month to plan events for the library and be involved in the community.

This year, TAB meetings will count as volunteer hours.  TAB is also where volunteers can learn of more volunteer opportunities.

For students in grades 5-12

CONTACT: Olivia Eberli  oeberli@westath.org
LOCATION: Whitney Study

Join the Teen Advisory Board (TAB)! We will meet once a month to plan events for the library and be involved in the community.

This year, TAB meetings will count as volunteer hours.  TAB is also where volunteers can learn of more volunteer opportunities.

For students in grades 5-12

CONTACT:
  Olivia Eberli
  
  oeberli@westath.org

LOCATION: Whitney Study

 
misc_none
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hi-SET- Level 1

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hi-SET - Level 2

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Westfield 350th committee`
CONTACT: Candy
LOCATION: Whitney Study
CONTACT:
  Candy
  
  

LOCATION: Whitney Study

Thursday October 25, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
STORYTIME

Join us for a fun story time with songs, activities and a craft.

Ages 2-5.

Registration is required and begins Tuesday, September 25th.

CONTACT: Patti Brose  413-562-6158 ext. 5  pbrose@westath.org
LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room
There are 8 spaces available.

Join us for a fun story time with songs, activities and a craft.

Ages 2-5.

Registration is required and begins Tuesday, September 25th.

CONTACT:
  Patti Brose
  413.562.6158 ext. 5
  pbrose@westath.org

LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room

There are 8 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Experimental Art

Dress for mess!

Registration is required and begins on Tuesday, September 25th.

Ages 8-12 years old

CONTACT: Miss Susan  413-562-6158 x5  sscott@westath.org
LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room
There are 8 spaces available.

Dress for mess!

Registration is required and begins on Tuesday, September 25th.

Ages 8-12 years old

CONTACT:
  Miss Susan
  413.562.6158 x5
  sscott@westath.org

LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room

There are 8 spaces available.

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tai Chi
CONTACT: Ann Marie Waller  413-528-5070 x103
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Ann Marie Waller
  413.528.5070 x103
  

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

 
misc_none
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
HiSET Preparation

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelley Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelley Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Toastmasters
CONTACT: Gabriella Michaliszyn  413-585-8060  mail2gem@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Gabriella Michaliszyn
  413.585.8060
  mail2gem@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

Friday October 26, 2018
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3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Knit Wits Jr.

Have you always wanted to learn to knit or do you want to improve your skills?  Students will learn to cast on, knit, purl, and cast off.  Kids will take home their knitting needles and yarn to continue building their skills at home.

This is a 3-week program and you are registering for all three weeks!

Registration is required and space is limited.

Registration begins Tuesday, September 25th.

Ages 8 and up.

CONTACT: Miss Susan  413-562-6158 x5  pbrose@westath.org
LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room

Have you always wanted to learn to knit or do you want to improve your skills?  Students will learn to cast on, knit, purl, and cast off.  Kids will take home their knitting needles and yarn to continue building their skills at home.

This is a 3-week program and you are registering for all three weeks!

Registration is required and space is limited.

Registration begins Tuesday, September 25th.

Ages 8 and up.

CONTACT:
  Miss Susan
  413.562.6158 x5
  pbrose@westath.org

LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room

Saturday October 27, 2018
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Homebuyers Seminar
CONTACT: Michael Dipon  413-636-7010  michael@dktaxprep.net
LOCATION: Committee Room
CONTACT:
  Michael Dipon
  413.636.7010
  michael@dktaxprep.net

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Dungeons and Dragons
CONTACT: Tristan Anderson  trisdragon2@gmail.com
LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room
CONTACT:
  Tristan Anderson
  
  trisdragon2@gmail.com

LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Family Movie - Hotel Transylvania 3

Drop in to  the Lang Auditorium for a free movie!

We provide snacks and drinks.

Rated:  PG  (1 hour 37 minutes)

Registration NOT required.

CONTACT: Patti Brose  413-562-6158 x5  pbrose@westath.org
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

Drop in to  the Lang Auditorium for a free movie!

We provide snacks and drinks.

Rated:  PG  (1 hour 37 minutes)

Registration NOT required.

CONTACT:
  Patti Brose
  413.562.6158 x5
  pbrose@westath.org

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

Monday October 29, 2018
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hi-SET- Level 1

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
misc_none
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Knitting Group
LOCATION: Whitney Study
 
misc_none
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hi-SET - Level 2

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Movie Night!
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
Tuesday October 30, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
STEAM Activity Hour

Enjoy STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) activities and a craft.

Registration required, space is limited.

Ages 4 and up.

CONTACT: Miss Susan  413-562-6158 x5  pbrose@westath.org
LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room
There are 10 spaces available.

Enjoy STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) activities and a craft.

Registration required, space is limited.

Ages 4 and up.

CONTACT:
  Miss Susan
  413.562.6158 x5
  pbrose@westath.org

LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tai Chi
CONTACT: Ann Marie Waller  413-528-5070 x103
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Ann Marie Waller
  413.528.5070 x103
  

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

 
misc_none
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
HiSET Preparation

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelley Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelley Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

Wednesday October 31, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Halloween Storytime and Parade

Show off your halloween costume at the library. Join us for this story time followed by a parade and trick or treating through the library.

Registration is required.

CONTACT: Mary Regan  413-562-6158 x5  mregan@westath.org
LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room
There are 23 spaces available.

Show off your halloween costume at the library. Join us for this story time followed by a parade and trick or treating through the library.

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Mary Regan
  413.562.6158 x5
  mregan@westath.org

LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room

There are 23 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hi-SET- Level 1

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
misc_none
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hi-SET - Level 2

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

Thursday November 1, 2018
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
First Thursdays Concert Series

Tim Mayock of Northfield Music in Granby, CT. Born and raised in Connecticut Tim, has been a student of music, a guitar player and professional musician for more than 30 years. He plays original music and songs from the great American songbook.
He was part of a band "The Mayocks" which put out 3 original CD's and toured New England for over 10 years.

Please join us as our Connecticut neighbor entertains us!

 

                                                                                                           

CONTACT: Joyce Peregrin  413-568-7833 x111  jperegrin@westath.org
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

Tim Mayock of Northfield Music in Granby, CT. Born and raised in Connecticut Tim, has been a student of music, a guitar player and professional musician for more than 30 years. He plays original music and songs from the great American songbook.
He was part of a band "The Mayocks" which put out 3 original CD's and toured New England for over 10 years.

Please join us as our Connecticut neighbor entertains us!

 

                                                                                                           

CONTACT:
  Joyce Peregrin
  413.568.7833 x111
  jperegrin@westath.org

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tai Chi
CONTACT: Ann Marie Waller  413-528-5070 x103
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Ann Marie Waller
  413.528.5070 x103
  

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

 
misc_none
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
HiSET Preparation

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelley Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelley Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Toastmasters
CONTACT: Gabriella Michaliszyn  413-585-8060  mail2gem@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Gabriella Michaliszyn
  413.585.8060
  mail2gem@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

Saturday November 3, 2018
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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Dungeons and Dragons
CONTACT: Tristan Anderson  trisdragon2@gmail.com
LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room
CONTACT:
  Tristan Anderson
  
  trisdragon2@gmail.com

LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room

Monday November 5, 2018
misc_none
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hi-SET- Level 1

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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5:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Knitting Group
LOCATION: Whitney Study
 
misc_none
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hi-SET - Level 2

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

Tuesday November 6, 2018
misc_none
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tai Chi
CONTACT: Ann Marie Waller  413-528-5070 x103
LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room
CONTACT:
  Ann Marie Waller
  413.528.5070 x103
  

LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room

 
misc_none
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
HiSET Preparation

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelley Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelley Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

Wednesday November 7, 2018
misc_none
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hi-SET- Level 1

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
misc_none
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hi-SET - Level 2

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

Thursday November 8, 2018
misc_none
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tai Chi
CONTACT: Ann Marie Waller  413-528-5070 x103
LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room
CONTACT:
  Ann Marie Waller
  413.528.5070 x103
  

LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room

 
misc_none
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
HiSET Preparation

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelley Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelley Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
ArtWorks Mtg
CONTACT: Bill Westerlind  413-335-6976  wfwjr@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Whitney Study
CONTACT:
  Bill Westerlind
  413.335.6976
  wfwjr@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Whitney Study

Monday November 12, 2018
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8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Library Closed - Veterans Day observed

The library will be closed all day Monday, November 12, 2018

We will reopen Tuesday, November 13th at 8:30 am

The library will be closed all day Monday, November 12, 2018

We will reopen Tuesday, November 13th at 8:30 am

Tuesday November 13, 2018
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tai Chi
CONTACT: Ann Marie Waller  413-528-5070 x103
LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room
CONTACT:
  Ann Marie Waller
  413.528.5070 x103
  

LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room

 
misc_none
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
HiSET Preparation

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelley Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelley Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
misc_none
6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
Friends Mtg.
LOCATION: Whitney Study
Wednesday November 14, 2018
misc_none
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
English - Homeschooling
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
 
misc_none
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Gavel Club
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
 
misc_none
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hi-SET- Level 1

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
misc_none
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hi-SET - Level 2

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker Series
CONTACT: Joyce Peregrin  413-568-7833 x111  jperegrin@westath.org
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Joyce Peregrin
  413.568.7833 x111
  jperegrin@westath.org

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

Thursday November 15, 2018
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Book Club

Hum If You Don’t Know the Words by Bianca Marais

Perfect for readers of The Secret Life of Bees and The Help, a perceptive and searing look at Apartheid-era South Africa, told through one unique family brought together by tragedy.

Life under Apartheid has created a secure future for Robin Conrad, a nine-year-old white girl living with her parents in 1970s Johannesburg. In the same nation but worlds apart, Beauty Mbali, a Xhosa woman in a rural village in the Bantu homeland of the Transkei, struggles to raise her children alone after her husband's death. Both lives have been built upon the division of race, and their meeting should never have occurred . . . until the Soweto Uprising, in which a protest by black students ignites racial conflict, alters the fault lines on which their society is built, and shatters their worlds when Robin’s parents are left dead and Beauty’s daughter goes missing.

After Robin is sent to live with her loving but irresponsible aunt, Beauty is hired to care for Robin while continuing the search for her daughter. In Beauty, Robin finds the security and family that she craves, and the two forge an inextricable bond through their deep personal losses. But Robin knows that if Beauty finds her daughter, Robin could lose her new caretaker forever, so she makes a desperate decision with devastating consequences. Her quest to make amends and find redemption is a journey of self-discovery in which she learns the harsh truths of the society that once promised her protection.

Told through Beauty and Robin's alternating perspectives, the interwoven narratives create a rich and complex tapestry of the emotions and tensions at the heart of Apartheid-era South Africa. Hum if You Don’t Know the Words is a beautifully rendered look at loss, racism, and the creation of family.

CONTACT: Sandy   413-562-7833
LOCATION: Whitney Study

Hum If You Don’t Know the Words by Bianca Marais

Perfect for readers of The Secret Life of Bees and The Help, a perceptive and searing look at Apartheid-era South Africa, told through one unique family brought together by tragedy.

Life under Apartheid has created a secure future for Robin Conrad, a nine-year-old white girl living with her parents in 1970s Johannesburg. In the same nation but worlds apart, Beauty Mbali, a Xhosa woman in a rural village in the Bantu homeland of the Transkei, struggles to raise her children alone after her husband's death. Both lives have been built upon the division of race, and their meeting should never have occurred . . . until the Soweto Uprising, in which a protest by black students ignites racial conflict, alters the fault lines on which their society is built, and shatters their worlds when Robin’s parents are left dead and Beauty’s daughter goes missing.

After Robin is sent to live with her loving but irresponsible aunt, Beauty is hired to care for Robin while continuing the search for her daughter. In Beauty, Robin finds the security and family that she craves, and the two forge an inextricable bond through their deep personal losses. But Robin knows that if Beauty finds her daughter, Robin could lose her new caretaker forever, so she makes a desperate decision with devastating consequences. Her quest to make amends and find redemption is a journey of self-discovery in which she learns the harsh truths of the society that once promised her protection.

Told through Beauty and Robin's alternating perspectives, the interwoven narratives create a rich and complex tapestry of the emotions and tensions at the heart of Apartheid-era South Africa. Hum if You Don’t Know the Words is a beautifully rendered look at loss, racism, and the creation of family.

CONTACT:
  Sandy 
  413.562.7833 
  

LOCATION: Whitney Study

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tai Chi
CONTACT: Ann Marie Waller  413-528-5070 x103
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Ann Marie Waller
  413.528.5070 x103
  

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

 
misc_none
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
HiSET Preparation

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelley Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelley Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Toastmasters
CONTACT: Gabriella Michaliszyn  413-585-8060  mail2gem@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Gabriella Michaliszyn
  413.585.8060
  mail2gem@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

Saturday November 17, 2018
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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Dungeons and Dragons
CONTACT: Tristan Anderson  trisdragon2@gmail.com
LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room
CONTACT:
  Tristan Anderson
  
  trisdragon2@gmail.com

LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room

Monday November 19, 2018
misc_none
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hi-SET- Level 1

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
misc_none
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Knitting Group
LOCATION: Whitney Study
 
misc_none
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hi-SET - Level 2

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Movie Night!
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
Tuesday November 20, 2018
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tai Chi
CONTACT: Ann Marie Waller  413-528-5070 x103
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Ann Marie Waller
  413.528.5070 x103
  

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

 
misc_none
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
HiSET Preparation

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelley Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelley Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

Wednesday November 21, 2018
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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Library Closing at Noon

The library will close at noon on Wednesday, November 21, 2018

We will be closed all day Thursday, November 22nd 

The library will reopen at 8:30 am on Friday, November 23rd.

Happy Thanksgiving!

The library will close at noon on Wednesday, November 21, 2018

We will be closed all day Thursday, November 22nd 

The library will reopen at 8:30 am on Friday, November 23rd.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thursday November 22, 2018
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8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Library Closed - Thanksgiving

The library will be closed all day Thursday, November 22, 2018

We will reopen on Friday, November 23rd at 8:30 am

 

The library will be closed all day Thursday, November 22, 2018

We will reopen on Friday, November 23rd at 8:30 am

 

Monday November 26, 2018
misc_none
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hi-SET- Level 1

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
misc_none
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Knitting Group
LOCATION: Whitney Study
 
misc_none
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hi-SET - Level 2

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

Tuesday November 27, 2018
misc_none
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tai Chi
CONTACT: Ann Marie Waller  413-528-5070 x103
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Ann Marie Waller
  413.528.5070 x103
  

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

 
misc_none
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
HiSET Preparation

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelley Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelley Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

Wednesday November 28, 2018
misc_none
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hi-SET- Level 1

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
misc_none
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hi-SET - Level 2

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

Thursday November 29, 2018
misc_none
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tai Chi
CONTACT: Ann Marie Waller  413-528-5070 x103
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Ann Marie Waller
  413.528.5070 x103
  

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

 
misc_none
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
HiSET Preparation

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelley Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelley Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

Saturday December 1, 2018
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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Dungeons and Dragons
CONTACT: Tristan Anderson  trisdragon2@gmail.com
LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room
CONTACT:
  Tristan Anderson
  
  trisdragon2@gmail.com

LOCATION: Boys and Girls Library Activity Room

Monday December 3, 2018
misc_none
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hi-SET- Level 1

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
misc_none
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Knitting Group
LOCATION: Whitney Study
 
misc_none
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hi-SET - Level 2

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

Tuesday December 4, 2018
misc_none
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tai Chi
CONTACT: Ann Marie Waller  413-528-5070 x103
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Ann Marie Waller
  413.528.5070 x103
  

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

 
misc_none
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
HiSET Preparation

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelley Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelley Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
misc_none
6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
Friends Mtg.
LOCATION: Whitney Study
Wednesday December 5, 2018
misc_none
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
English - Homeschooling
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
 
misc_none
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Gavel Club
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
 
misc_none
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hi-SET- Level 1

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
misc_none
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hi-SET - Level 2

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

Hi-SET Level 2 Class through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelly Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

Thursday December 6, 2018
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
First Thursdays Concert Series

 

Isabel Marcheselli is a singer-songwriter musician with a personal blend of classical, modern and original music.  Hailing from New York City and educated at Cornell University and Hunter College, she has performed publicly for many years. Isabel has planned a special “Community Sing” as the second part of her concert. Start your holiday season with a delightful mix of classical and contemporary holiday inspired music and then join Isabel as she leads us in a sing-a-long of music to uplift your spirit.

                                                                                                           

CONTACT: Joyce Peregrin  413-568-7833 x111  jperegrin@westath.org
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

 

Isabel Marcheselli is a singer-songwriter musician with a personal blend of classical, modern and original music.  Hailing from New York City and educated at Cornell University and Hunter College, she has performed publicly for many years. Isabel has planned a special “Community Sing” as the second part of her concert. Start your holiday season with a delightful mix of classical and contemporary holiday inspired music and then join Isabel as she leads us in a sing-a-long of music to uplift your spirit.

                                                                                                           

CONTACT:
  Joyce Peregrin
  413.568.7833 x111
  jperegrin@westath.org

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

 
misc_none
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tai Chi
CONTACT: Ann Marie Waller  413-528-5070 x103
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Ann Marie Waller
  413.528.5070 x103
  

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

 
misc_none
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
HiSET Preparation

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelley Pelkey  413-336-3100
LOCATION: Committee Room

HiSET Preparation course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT:
  Kelley Pelkey
  413.336.3100
  

LOCATION: Committee Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Toastmasters
CONTACT: Gabriella Michaliszyn  413-585-8060  mail2gem@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Lang Auditorium
CONTACT:
  Gabriella Michaliszyn
  413.585.8060
  mail2gem@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Lang Auditorium

Monday December 10, 2018
misc_none
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hi-SET- Level 1

Hi-SET Level 1 course through Westfield Community Education.

CONTACT: Kelly Pelkey  413-336-3100