Community Events

Upcoming Events

Chicopee Braves Football Team Sign Ups

04/11/2015 - 08/01/2015 - All Day at Stefanik Elementary School
720 Meadow St

Join the Chicopee Braves Football Team! Early sign ups begin April 11th and 25th at Stefanik Elementary School from 10a-12p and 2p-4p. Come meet our new Eboard and sign up at the Kielbasa Fest May 21st through May 25th. Then join us for a Bike Run on May 31st at Ludlow Fish and Game Club.  Enjoy Food drinks and live entertainment. Registration begins at 11a kickstands up at noon.

Sign Up Dates:
April 11
April 25
May 9
May 21
May 22
May 23
May 24
May 25
June 6
June 20
July 11
July 25
August 1

Make-A-wish Fundraiser

05/29/2015 - 12:00 am at The John Boyle O’Reilly Club
33 Progress Avenue

On Sunday, May 29th starting at 6pm our very own Jodi Hogan, Miss Massachusetts, will be raising money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. This is a kid friendly event. There will be raffle prizes, finger foods,cash bar, dancing and lots of fun. Half the money raised will go to Make-A-Wish and half will help Jodi with her journey to the crown in Washington D.C. on June 30 thru July 4. Tickets are $10, kids under 12 are free. Tickets will be sold at the door.

Katelynn’s Ride

05/31/2015 - All Day at Hampshire College
896 West Street

Join us for the 15th annual Katelynn’s Ride/Walk/Run to benefit cancer research and treatment.  Event date is May 31st at Hampshire College.  Ride, Walk or Run to benefit the Children’s Cancer Hope Fund at Baystate Medical Center’s Sadowsky Center for Children and the Jimmy Fund.

For more information and to register visit

Asparagus Festival

06/06/2015 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm at Hadley Town Common
Russell St

Spend the day and savor food and beverages in the Beers & Spears Pavilion. Support WGBY by buying Asparagus Festival Discount Coupons and saving on all of the wonderful food and drink!

Sing and dance to live music on the Rooted in the Valley Stage, presented by: Signature Sounds and Rise Up Singing.

Shop the Asparagus Festival Market where you’ll find art and crafts vendors, farmers, growers and other agricultural value added food producers, and meet some of our community cultural partners.

There will be entertainment and activities for all ages including:  Cooking contests, outdoor games, arts & crafts projects, sing-alongs and much more!

Join us for lunch on the common at the Chefs’ Spearit Farm to Table Luncheon at 1pm to 3pm with special guest Chef Claudine Pepin, author of Kids Cook French. Thank you to Mary Reilly, Chef and Publisher at Edible Pioneer Valley, for curating our menu with our chefs,  and to Elizabeth Curtis from UMass Catering for managing our event volunteer service team.

Admission is free and open to the public! Suggested donation $5.

Road Rangers 413 Truck Club Truck Show

06/14/2015 - 8:00 am - 3:00 pm at Westfield Fairgrounds
129 Russellville Rd

Road Rangers 413 Truck Club is proud to present their 1st Annual Truck Show! All truck types and sizes are welcome ($10 entry fee) for a non-judging day of fun for everyone! Admission and parking are free! Food, family, and fun for all ages!
You are encouraged to bring a canned good for donation to a local food pantry.

K of C Memorial Car Show

06/20/2015 - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm at St. Mary’s Church
519 Longmeadow St

Join the Knights of Columbus for a tribute to past Grand Knight Rich Bartolomei on Saturday, June 20th from 9a – 2p at St. Mary’s Church parking lot. $15 to pre-register your car to be in the show with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Special Olympics . This event is free to the public! There will be food, family fun, raffles and more!

1st Annual Bodyworks Unlimited and 126th Brigade Support Battalion Carshow and Open House

08/15/2015 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at Springfield Armory
1505 Roosevelt Ave

Come on down and meet the Men and Women of the 126th BSB and see what we are all about Saturday August 15th with a Raindate of August 16. Event starts at 9am till 4pm. Music provided by MKM Productions, Raffles, Local Vendors, Food, Military Vehicle Displays.

Admission is free and open to the public.

We will be judging all makes and models in different categories and its open to cars, bikes and trucks. Vendor and Vehicle Entry fees are on the Facebook page with a deadline of 15 July.

Proceeds from the event go to benefit Soldiers and their Families as well as the Pioneer Valley USO.

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