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$30 for outside. For more info, email Scott Grabowski at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call the church office at 525-7416.
BOYS LACROSSE COACH The Rec. Department is in need of a third and fourth grade boys lacrosse coach. Commitment two is evenings per week, plus game schedule. Call the Rec. Department at 525-5437 for more info.
COMPETITIVE SWIM TEAM Registration for the Summer Marlins Competitive Swim Team will be on April 26 at the East Longmeadow High School pool from 6 to 8 p.m. Cost: $90 for residents ($110 for non-residents). Practices begin May 7.
FESTIVAL OF SOUND Smith College Festival of Sound and Space presents Mike Vargas in concert, “Curiosity is Gravity” on April 12 at 9 p.m. at Helen Hills Hills Chapel, Smith College, Northampton. This event is free and open to the public.
2012 BAL POLONAISE Applications are now available for debutantes and escorts for the 2012 Bal Polonaise presented by Polish Women’s Alliance of America, Council 28 Massachusetts on Dec. 29. Young women interested in being presented must be of Polish descent and between the ages of 18 and 25. For more info and applications, call Alice Manijak at 533-8964 or Alvira Balut at 584-4494.
TRIP TO FULTONVILLE, N.Y. Betty from St. Catherine of Siena Church presents a one-day pilgrimage to Fultonville, N.Y. on June 2. Cost: $54 per person. Price include round trip transportation, driver gratuity, visit to the Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs and visit to Shrine of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha. To RSVP, call Betty at 896-8801.
RED SOX TRIP The Dow Jones Retiree’s group has scheduled a three-day trip to Baltimore to see the Red Sox/Orioles at Camden Yards, Aug. 14 to 16. Includes two games and sightseeing in Washington, DC. Pick up and drop off in Enfield, Conn. All are welcome. For more info, call Carol at 860-668-5822 or 860-978-1313.
“PICTORY THEATRE” “Pictory Theatre,” a photography exhibit, opening party and auction, will take place on April 28 at 6 p.m. in the banking hall of the Hadley Falls Trust, 56 Suffolk St., Holyoke. For more info, visit
BOOK SIGNING Tracy D. Marlor, author of “Jack’s Journey to the Pond,” will have a book signing on April 14 from 10 a.m. to noon at Barnes & Noble, 25 Enfield Garden Drive, Enfield, Conn.
TRIPS TO NYC, QUEBEC There is still room on two trips being organized by Jim Martin of St. Elizabeth Parish in Ludlow: a day trip to New York City on June 23 for $42 and a trip to Quebec City from June 9 to 12 for $625. For more info, contact Martin at 583-6339 or email@example.com
EWGA KICK-OFF EVENT The Executive Womens Golf Association (EWGA) of Greater Springfield, a not-for- profit organization, will have its 2012 Kick-Off on April 19 at 6 p.m. at Storrowton Carriage House in West Springfield. To register or for more info, call Beth Thurber at 525-6661 ext. 141 or visit the EWGA website at www.springfieldewga.com
“MIDNIGHT RED” “Midnight Red,” a program of dances choreographed by Mount Holyoke College students will be staged on April 13 and 14 at 8 p.m. in the Kendall Sports & Dance Complex Studio Theater, Mount Holyoke College. Cost: $5 general admission or $3 for students and seniors. Email mhcdance.re
or call 538-2848 or for reservations.
OPRO SPRING CONCERT SERIES The Old Post Road Orchestra, under the direction of Juli Sansoucy, will present its annual spring concert series fund-raiser on April 14 at 7:30 p.m. First Congregational Church, 144 North Main St., North Brookfield, and on April 15 at 3 p.m. at Faith United Church, 52 Sumner Ave., Springfield. Cost: $12. For more ticket info, call Nancy at 531-3640.
HAMPDEN EASTER PICNIC DINNER
An Easter Picnic Dinner will take place at The Federated Community Church, 590 Main St., on April 14 at 6 p.m. Menu: ham, homemade potato salad, baked beans, green salad, rolls, dessert and beverages. Cost: $12 for adults and $8 for kids. Call 566-3711 for reservations.
TOWN MANAGER PUBLIC FORUM The Select Board will have a public forum for the search for town manager at the Adult Center, 231 Maple Road, on April 10 at 12:30 p.m. The group is looking to identify the qualities and skills needed in the new town manager and also solicit and evaluate what the needs of the town will be in the next three to five years.
INTRO TO THE INTERNET Ed Edler’s will lead an Introduction to the Internet Class at the Adult Center, 231 Maple Road, on April 11, 18 and 25 from 10 to 11 a.m. Cost: $9 for the three classes. Call 565-4150 to register.
CHAIR YOGA The Adult Center, 231 Maple Road, will offer Chair Yoga on Thursdays, April 19 to May 24, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Bring a supportive pillow each week. Cost: $39 for six classes.
“THE DESCENDENTS” The Adult Center, 231 Maple Road, will screen “The Descendents,” starring George Clooney, on April 19 from 12:30 to 2:15 p.m. This picture received Academy Award nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Direction, and Best Writing (Adapation). There is no charge for this event.
YOUR HEALTH ONLINE The Adult Center, 231 Maple Road, will host “Finding Information You Can Trust – Your Health Online” on April 13 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Topics include: exploring NIH portal Medline Plus as an alternative to Google; introduction to Gale Datebase Health & Wellness Resource Center; find explanations of tests and treatments. Call 565-4150 to register.
FREE COMPOST MATERIAL The Department of Public Works and the Parks Department are offering free compost material to Springfield residents. The material, which is made from the composted leaf and yard waste collected by the DPW, will be available for pick-up beginning April 9 at Blunt Park parking lot next to the shed every day from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. until supply is depleted.
COLLEGE CLUB LUNCHEON The College Club of Springfield will host its annual spring luncheon on April 14 at the Longmeadow Country Club. Guest speaker will be Eleanor Spring, who will discuss “Women Helping Women.” This year’s scholarship recipient and two book award winners will be announced at the meeting.
KIDS CASTING PROGRAM The MassWildlife Angler Education Program will run the Kids Casting Program on April 22 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Springfield Science Museum. Learn how to accurately and confidently case a line with a fishing pole. Call the museum at 263-6800 ext. 325 for more info.
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