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Upcoming Events

Pancake Breakfast, Open House, and More!

Holyoke Canoe Club members - bring your friends and show off the Club! Please spread the word and bring prospective members to see the Club and consider joining.

Challenger Sports will be there to offer a FREE soccer clinic for the kids.

There will be special activities for young children.

Pancake breakfast will be served until 10:30 AM.
$5 per adult, $3 per child (under 12).

when: Saturday, May 30, 2015
8-11am
where: Holyoke Canoe Club
Old Ferry Rd.
Holyoke, MA 01040
price: Pancake Breakfast: $5 per adult, $3 per child under 12
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Container Gardening Workshop

Welcome guests to your home with a container garden for your front entry or create your own private garden for a deck or patio. Participants will learn the basics of container design, pot selection, potting media and will plant their own container.

Garden Workshops are presented by Wistariahurst Museum Gardeners & the Western Massachusetts Gardeners Association.

$45 per participant, all inclusive. Reservations required.

when: Saturday, May 30, 2015
9am-12pm
where: Wistariahurst Museum
238 Cabot St.
Holyoke, MA 01040
price: $45 per participant, all inclusive
info: www.wistariahurst.org/events/container-gardening-workshop/
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Spring Ballet Benefit Marks A Decade of Dance

This benefit event marks the 10th Anniversary of the Massachusetts Academy of Ballet. Following the Silent Auction, Academy students will perform the annual Etudes, excerpts from the classical ballet La Bayadere, with choreography by Matisse Madden, Charles Flachs and Debra Vega. There will also be Tap by Tapella, directed by Crystal Menninga and Corrine Morgan. Alumna Connie Flachs and Yuka Oba from the Grand Rapids Ballet Company are guest artists.

when: Sunday, May 31, 2015
Silent Auction at 12 noon & Performance at 1pm
where: Holyoke High School (500 Beech Street)
price: $15 General / $8 ages 8 and under
info: www.massacademyofballet.com
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Next Stop: Holyoke Planning Meeting

PassportHolyoke and their community collaborators invite you to join in the planning of Next Stop: Holyoke, a three-day weekend of art, sport, food, history, music, and culture scheduled for October 9-11, 2015.

Building on last year’s success, Next Stop: Holyoke will feature visual arts displays and performances, concerts, community meals, recreational activities, and history programs – all of which will highlight the many unique attributes of the City of Holyoke.

PassportHolyoke is looking for individuals with enthusiasm and creative vision to join the conversation at Next Stop: Holyoke planning meetings at 5:30 pm at the Holyoke Senior Center. PassportHolyoke hopes to engage artists, performers, restaurants, businesses, schools and youth, along with community members in creating new events for Next Stop: Holyoke. Assistance with overall planning, including fundraising and marketing, is also welcome.

Next Stop: Holyoke is a collaborative volunteer-led event that benefits from community involvement in all stages of planning. Planning meetings are monthly with increasing frequency as the event approaches. Join PassportHolyoke in making Next Stop: Holyoke 2015 a success!

when: Wednesday, June 3, 2015
5:30-7pm
where: Holyoke Senior Center
291 Pine St.
Holyoke, MA 01040
price: n/a
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Gala in the Garden at Wistariahurst

Thank you to all of our members, donors, visitors, and volunteers for sharing your support and enthusiasm for Wistariahurst Museum. The community’s connection to Wistariahurst is crucial to our success as an institution and as a landmark in the city. Your support enables us to continue to offer inspiring programs and compelling exhibits while keeping up with the maintenance and preservation of the house, grounds, archives and collections.

Join us on Friday, June 5 for our annual fundraising Gala which is one of the important ways we celebrate the valuable relationships we have made with you. We will, once again, celebrate the glory days of the house and relive the splendor of its many wonderful social events with our Gala in the Garden. During the evening you will be able to explore the house and wander the formal gardens while you enjoy the swing music of the fabulous band, Eight to the Bar and elegant food served by Log Rolling Catering. 1920s party attire is encouraged but not required.

Funds raised through this annual event directly support the projects and programs that make Wistariahurst such a vital part of this diverse community. We invite you to join us in the celebration to make this a successful event. You will be proud as a peacock if you do!

Gala in the Garden tickets are $35 members / $40 non members. Pre-order is available for raffle tickets and our Bottomless Glass of Bubbly (featuring a signature Wistariahurst flute)!

when: Friday, June 5 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
where: Wistariahurst Museum
238 Cabot Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
price: $35 members / $40 non members
info: www.wistariahurst.org/events/gala-in-the-garden/
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Container Gardening Workshop

Welcome guests to your home with a container garden for your front entry or create your own private garden for a deck or patio. Participants will learn the basics of container design, pot selection, potting media and will plant their own container.

Garden Workshops are presented by Wistariahurst Museum Gardeners & the Western Massachusetts Gardeners Association.

$45 per participant, all inclusive. Reservations required.

when: Saturday, May 30, 2015
9am-12pm
where: Wistariahurst Museum
238 Cabot St.
Holyoke, MA 01040
price: $45 per participant, all inclusive
info: www.wistariahurst.org/events/container-gardening-workshop/

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Funded in part by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Business and Technology/Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism.

This project was made possible by a grant administered by the Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau.