Diggity Dogs Service Dogs’ Fall Fundraising & Public Education Campaign is kicked off at Hope & Olive’s Free Soup & Games Night

October 6, 2014 - December 22, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm at Hope & Olive
679 Mohawk Trail

On October 6th at Hope & Olive’s Free Soup & Games Night Diggity Dogs will launch a fall fundraising and public education campaign that will culminate in the placement of multiple service dogs at no cost to the recipients.

The event will include a raffle, door prizes, entertainment and, as always, great company!

Come on down and bring a friend or twelve.

We need your support!

Basic mediation training

October 17, 2014 - November 1, 2014 - All Day at Northampton Friends Meeting
43 Center Street

Learn simple steps for dealing with fights or disagreements; gain skills and confidence in handling challenging situations; help others work with their conflicts. Whether you intend to be a formal mediator, or just want to develop skills you can use in other professional and personal situations, basic mediation training is a great place to start. Training runs October 17, 18, 24 and 25 (November 1 optional), 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, in Northampton. For info or brochure, see or contact The Mediation & Training Collaborative (, 413-475-1505).

Dead Man’s Halloween Party

October 31, 2014 - November 1, 2014 - 8:00 pm - 12:00 am at The World War II Club
50 Conz Street

It’s a Dead Man’s Party!

Join us for a spooktacularly spirited evening at The Deuce (World War II Club) in Northampton, MA. Enjoy music, plenty of treats, and perhaps a trick or two! Don your freakiest frock and dress to impress, prizes will be awarded for the scariest and best costumes!

It’ll be a wicked good time!

**Guys and Ghouls age 21 and over please**

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*All proceeds will be donated to St. Jude’s Children Hospital
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– Baking Unbridled will be supplying the food for the event (already included in ticket cost)
– Dajawa Digital Media has donated his talents to make the graphics and Facebook page
– Hors D’oeuvres Entertainment has donated tickets to Bon Appétit Burlesque for the costume contest


November 1, 2014 - December 20, 2014 - All Day at International Language Institute
25 New South St., Suite 113

Consider hosting an adult international student.
The International Language Institute in downtown Northampton is looking
for nearby homes to host adult international students in our full-time
Intensive English Program.
We offer monthly start dates, varied lengths of stay, and a generous
If you are a friendly person who is interested in sharing a cross-cultural
experience and can provide students with a private, furnished bedroom and
meals or kitchen privileges, please contact ILI for more info.
Go to www.ILI.EDU, contact, or call 586-7569 x100.

Wild Family Fun Day

November 1, 2014 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at Putney, Vermont
P.O. Box 2485

Coyote’s Path Nature Adventure Celebrates Its 9th Year with Free Family Event

On Saturday, November 1st, Coyote’s Path Nature Adventure, will be celebrating its 9th year serving area youth with adventure-based nature mentoring by hosting a free family event, Wild Family Fun Day.

Families are invited to a morning of nature exploration, fire by friction, group games, and outdoor cooking in pumpkins from 9am to noon in Putney, Vermont behind Putney Central School.

Coyote’s Path is a children’s outdoor program operated by the Institute for Natural Learning of Brattleboro, Vermont. The mission is to raise local children with a strong sense of self through a strong sense of place.  IFNL strives to create a healthy, vibrant community through mentoring and nature connection. The program meets one Saturday a month from 9am- 3pm in Putney.

To learn more about Wild Family Fun Day or Coyote’s Path, please call (802-254-5800) or visit their website.

Reparationists Are the New Abolitionists, A Racial Justice Workshop

November 1, 2014 - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm at First Congregational Church of Greenfield
43 Silver Street

Reparationists are the New Abolitionists, an interactive workshop with Woullard Lett, organized by Mass Slavery Apology.

Free, donations welcome.

Saturday, November 1

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 43 Silver Street, Greenfield MA 01301. Doors open at 9:30

For childcare, RSVP with number and ages of children to 413-625-2951 or

A recent article in the Atlantic Magazine reopened public conversatin about reparations for the victims of slavery in the United States. Workshop participants will learn more about this complex topic and will come away with new ideas and resources.

Woullard H. Lett serves on the board of the National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America (N’COBRA), and is Legal Redress Committee chairman for the Manchester NH NAACP. He is also a member of the New England Regional Resilience Circle Network steering committee, a member of the Manchester Police Commission, and co-founder of two pan-Africanist, anti-racist, social capitalist organizations, Ujima Collective in Manchester, NH and Ujamaa Family Chicago.

For more information, see or contact

Pomfret School Boarding Student Fall Open House

November 1, 2014 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm at Pomfret School
398 Pomfret Street

The Admissions Office invites you to attend a Boarding Student Open House for prospective boarding students and their families. This Open House will provide an opportunity to enjoy a tour of our beautiful Northeast CT campus, as well as meet and interact with faculty, administrators, and students.

Please come and explore our community of bright and motivated students from across the country and around the world who are guided by leaders in teaching and learning!

RSVP for this event at 860.963.6120 or

For more information on the Pomfret admissions process, visitor information, directions, and nearby lodging, visit


Music in the Noon Hour: Conor Hanick, piano

November 1, 2014 - 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm at Sweeney Concert Hall
144 Green Street

The Music Department welcomes back the 2011-13 Iva Dee Hiatt Visiting Artist in Piano Conor Hanick for a performance of Charles Ives’ monumental Concord Sonata.

Galileo’s Daughters

November 1, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Sweeney Concert Hall
144 Green Street

Galileo’s Daughters
PERPETUAL MOTION: Galileo and His Revolutions
A multimedia performance by Galileo’s Daughters—Dava Sobel, storyteller; Marc Wagnon, video artist; Mary Anne Ballard, viola da gamba; Sarah Pillow, soprano; Ronn McFarlane, lute. Presented in collaboration with the Music Department as part of the Kahn Liberal Arts Institute short-term project “Contested Cosmologies: Our Place in Space,” October 31-November 1.

Guy Davis

11/1 – Guy Davis

November 1, 2014 - 7:30 pm at Next Stage Arts Project
15 Kimball Hill

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