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 Summit calendarThursday, November 17, 2011

# Thurston Moore and the Psychic Hearts Band, Horse Bladder, Sunday, 7 p.m., $12, Flywheel, 43 Main St., www.flywheelarts.org.

# PACE’s Open Mike Night, Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Luthier’s Co-op, 108 Cottage St. Sign-ups between 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. $5 suggested donation. for more information call 527-3700 or go to www.pioneerarts.org.

# Karaoke Night, Thursdays, 9 p.m., Glory Days, 65 Glendale St.

# Open mic, Thursdays, 7 to 10 p.m., East Village Cafe, 39 Union St.

# Open mic, Thursdays, 7 p.m., D.J. Joe, Fridays and live music, Saturdays, Whiskerz Pub, 75 Cottage St.

# D.J. and dancing with Five Star Entertainment, Fridays, 9 p.m., Pulaski Club, 79 Maple St.

# Black Skies, Elder, Vaz, Beneficial Nemetoad, Nov. 26, 7 p.m., $9, Flywheel, 43 Main St., www.flywheelarts.org.

# Rat Storm, Potty Mouth, big Nils, Cod, Nov. 27, 8 p.m., $5, Flywheel, 43 Main St., www.flywheelarts.org.

# LadyFest Boston Benefit Show, Dec. 2, 8 p.m., Flywheel, 43 Main St., more info coming soon, www.flywheelarts.org.

# big Nils, Whirl, Goat Boy, Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m., $7, Flywheel, 43 Main St., www.flywheelarts.org.

# Fielded, Over the Mountain, Dec. 4, Flywheel, 43 Main St., www.flywheelarts.org.

# Oasis Kitchen Dinner, Friday, 5 p.m., Easthampton Congregational Church, 112 Main St. a turkey dinner will be served. Free and open to all. for more information call 527-4790.

# Handcrafting Justice fair trade sale, Saturday, 3 to 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Norris School, 34 Pomeroy Meadow Road, Southampton. Raffles, silent auction, crafters, other vendors, food and fun. Organized by the Norris PTO.

# Annual Apple Pie Festival, Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Norris School, 34 Pomeroy Meadow Road, Southampton. Raffles, silent auction, crafters, other vendors, food and fun. Organized by the Norris PTO.

# create a Dream holiday fair, Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Easthampton High School, Williston Avenue. Crafts, game booths, face painting, Santa and mrs. Claus, cookie walk and bake sale, basket raffles and more. Organized by the EHS Key Club; proceeds go toward the create a Dream Project.

# Holiday House fair, Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Westhampton Congregational Church, 1 Tob Hill Road. silent auction, handcrafted gifts, spices and dry goods, decorations, homemade foods and more.

# Community Beehive Project: Grown in Westhampton, Nov. 22, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Westhampton Public Library, North Road. Discussions of setting up community hives, beekeepers, hive sites and more.

# Community Care Kitchen Dinner, Nov. 22, Easthampton Community Center, 12 Clark St. Spaghetti and meatballs, salad, bread, and apple crisp. Free and open to all. for more information call 527-5240.

# Quintessence Easthampton, Progressive Soiree: Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26, 3 to 5 p.m., beginning at Eastmont Custom Framing, 43 Main St. The party will progress to several other locations; features raffle, Mediterranean food, music and more. for more details about the event visit www.QuintessenceEasthampton.com.

# Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser, Nov. 28, 6 to 9 p.m., Glory Days Restaurant, 65 Glendale St. a fundraiser organized by the EHS Cheerleaders to help purchase new uniforms. Adults, $8, children, $4, children under 5 eat free.

# 25th Anniversary Open Studios and Sales, Dec. 2, noon to 5 p.m., Dec. 3, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Dec. 4, noon to 5 p.m., Cottage Street Studios, 1 Cottage St. Includes fine art, photography, fine furniture, and much more. for more information visit www.CottageStreetStudios.com.

# Snowtime Bazaar, Dec. 2, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Pepin School Auditorium. Holiday shopping with local crafters and vendors. Cookie walk, baked goods and more. Organized by the Easthampton PTO. Tables for vendors cost $20. for more information email Dawn Young at EasthamptonPTOyahoo.com.

# Holiday Stroll and Visit from Santa, Dec. 2, 7 p.m., starting at Maple Street School. March through downtown singing songs of the season. Meet up with Santa at the Gazebo, where the Pulaski Park holiday lights will be lit. Cookies and hot chocolate will be served. Children can visit with Santa and have pictures taken.

# Free film: "9000 Needles," Dec. 4, 2 to 4 p.m., Easthampton Community Center, 12 Clark St. Presented by Easthampton Acupuncture. for more information call 527-5240.

# Light up the Arts Holiday Bash, Dec. 8, 6:30 p.m., ECA+, old Town Hall, 43 Main St. ECA+ invites the community to an evening that will include a Small Works Show, the annual silent auction, ECA+ Best of the Valley Volunteer Arts Awards, and a DJ dance after party, all catered by the Apollo Grill. The show, awards and auction will take place 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., the dance party will follow. for more information call 527-8278 or visit www.EasthamptonCityArts.com.

# ArtWalk Easthampton, Dec. 10, 5 to 8 p.m., many various indoor/outdoor locations throughout Easthampton. Musical performances and art exhibits. Venues include Easthampton City Arts, Elusie Gallery, Nashawannuck Gallery, Mt. Tom’s Ice Cream, The Wandering Peacock, studios at Eastworks and many more. for specific venues information and special events go to www.artwalkeasthampton.com.

# Family Movie Night: Yogi Bear, Friday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Pepin School Auditorium. Organized by the Easthampton PTO, admission is free. Popcorn, water, chips and hotdogs avaiable for sale.

# Baton Lessons, every Friday, 3:30 to 4:45 p.m., Pepin School Gym, Park Street. for children in kindergarten through Grade 4; $30 per month. Classes taught by Wendy O’Rourke-Karnolisz. Organized by Easthampton Parks and Recreation Department. for more information and registration forms call 529-1440.

# story Hour, every Thursday, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Emily Williston Memorial Library, 9 Park St. Free, for toddlers and young preschoolers. November stories about harvest, food, farms and farm animalss. Interactive stories, music and movement time with crafts and snacks. for more information go to www.ewmlibrary.org, or call 529-1605.

# Easthampton Community Center’s Family Center for children, parents, grandparents, and childcare providers, Monday through Wednesday, 10 to 11:30 a.m., 12 Clark St. Fully carpeted room; use the entrance directly off the parking lot and proceed downstairs. Walk-ins welcome. for more information call 527-5240.

# Play Group Drop-in Time, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays, 10 a.m. to noon, Easthampton Family Center, 43 Main St., old Town Hall. for more information email guyefcgmail.com or call Lynne Guyette at 527-5496.

# Pre-School story Hour and Coffee Time for Mom and Dad, every Wednesday, 10 a.m., Westhampton Public Library, North Road. for more information call 527-5386.

# Girl Scout Badge: Science in Everyday Lives, Dec. 3, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, Coombs Road. Indoor/outdoor program. Open to Girl Scouts ages 9 to 12. $12, preregistration required. for more information call 584-3009, ext. 812 or email arcadiamassaudubon.org.

# Kripalu Yoga for Health and Wellness, every Wednesday, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Southampton Congregational Church, College Highway. Classes taught by Susan McNamara, $13 per class, discount for six or more classes. for more information call 527-2230.

# Zumba, every Monday, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., community room at Edwards Library, 30 East St., Southampton. $5 per class, walk-ins welcome. for information call 548-4041.

# RelaxAbility Technique, Thursdays, 7:30 to 8:45 p.m., Crystal Falls Wellness Center, 285 College Highway, Southampton. Learn 28 methods of to reduce stress and anxiety. $15. for more information contact Jessica Sarfaraz Berger at 527-1869 or visit www.allthingsrelaxation.com.

# Line dancing with Myrna West, Mondays, intermediate, 1 to 2:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, beginners, 1 to 2:30 p.m.; Fridays, advanced, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Easthampton Community Center, 12 Clark St. $3 per class. for information and to register, call 527-5240.

# Zumba, every Friday, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., The Blue Guitar Dance Studio, 186C Northampton St. $5 per class, walk-ins welcome. for information call 548-4041.

# The Reunion Center, free classes, 2 Pine St. Free GED, MCAS, ESL, College and career preparation classes and tutoring. Every Monday and Wednesday, 6:30 to 9 p.m. and every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9:30 to 11 a.m. for more information call 527-2389.

# Zumba fitness class, every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 4 to 5:15 p.m., Easthampton Community Center, 12 Clark St. $5 per class, walk-ins welcome. for information call 527-5240.

# Yoga, every Tuesday, 5:15 to 6:45 p.m., Westhampton Town Hall, South Road. All ages and abilities welcome. Taught by Susan Yard Harris. $11. for more information call 203-3015.

# Tae Kwon Do Karate, Mondays and Thursdays, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Easthampton Community Center, 12 Clark St. $30 for six-week session. for information and to register, call 527-5240.

# TOPS: take off the Pounds Sensibly, Wednesdays, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Easthampton Community Center, 12 Clark St. a program that teaches nutrition and eating sensibly. for information and to register, call 562-5018.

# Prospective foster parents are invited to classes run by the home-finding unit of the Northeast Center for Youth and Families, call 529-7777.

# Ice skating begins Nov. 27, 3 to 5 p.m., Williston’s Lossone Rink, Park Street. Skating will run every Sunday until March 2012. $5 for adults, $3 for children under 12. Skate rentals not available. All ages welcome.

# Crystal Bowl Meditation, last Tuesday of every month, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Demary Gardens, 285 College Highway, Southampton (next door to Sheldon’s Ice Cream). Experience deep meditation and inner peace with the vibrations of the bowls. Free. Register by calling Shirley at 527-9030.

# Easthampton Peace Group, every third Monday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., East Village Cafe, Union Street. different topics and discussions every month. All are welcome. for more information call 527-1707, 459-7023, or email NoMoreWarverizon.net.

# Coffee and Chat, every Wednesday, 10 a.m., Westhampton Public Library, North Road. for more information call 527-5386.

# Scrabble and board games, every Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Easthampton Community Center, 12 Clark St. Complimentary coffee.

# Mill River Business Networking International, every Friday, 7 to 8:30 a.m., Eastworks, 116 Pleasant St., room 160. Business owners can learn how they can grow their business. Continental breakfast and coffee served. for more information go to www.millriverbni.com.

# back Room Bible Study, every Thursday, 7 to 9 p.m., East Village Cafe, 39 Union St. Sponsored by Envision Easthampton. for more information call 250-1244 or email envisioneasthamptongmail.com.

# Easthampton Arts Appreciation Guild, every Thursday, 10 a.m. to noon, Cliffview Manor, community room, Allen Street. Paint and draw in the company of other artists, all media welcome, except for oils. for more information call 527-3041.

# Knit ‘n Chat group for adults, every Thursday, 6:30 p.m., the Edwards Public Library, 30 East St., Southampton. Other handwork encouraged; peer coaching available.

# The Pioneer Valley Women’s Running Club of Western Massachusetts/Northern Connecticut hosts weekly fun runs for women of all ages and abilities, every Saturday, 8 a.m., Whiting Reservoir on Mount Tom in Holyoke, rain or shine. for information, call (413) 454-4519, (413) 537-7235 or www.pvwrc.org.

# Business Builders Business Networking International meeting, every Tuesday, 7 to 8:30 a.m., Eastworks, 116 Pleasant St. Free light continental breakfast and coffee. Visitors welcome. for information go to www.bniwmass.com.

# Ladies Group, Wednesdays, 9 a.m., Easthampton Community Center, 12 Clark St. for those interested in knitting, crocheting and sewing. All items are donated to local hospitals, nursing homes, schools, shut-ins, and people in need. Materials are supplied. Donations of yarn, material, and thread are welcome.

# Westhampton Monthly Book Group, every fourth Tuesday, 7 p.m., Westhampton Public Library, North Road. Book titles listed at the library. next meeting Nov. 22. for more information call 527-5386.

# The Easthampton Book Group, the fourth Monday of every month, 6:30 p.m., Emily Williston Memorial Library, 9 Park St. The next discussion, Nov. 28, will be about "that old Ace in the Hole," by Annie Proulx. for more information call 527-1031.

# Wednesday Afternoon Book Club, every second Wednesday of the month, 1 to 3 p.m., Emily Williston Memorial Library, 9 Park St. The next discussion, Dec. 14, will be about "Martha Quest," by Doris Lessing. for more information about the group call Johanna Douglas at 527-1031.

# Substance Abuse "Set Free" program, Thursdays, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Calvary Baptist Church, 413 Main St. for more information call, Randy Purinton, ministry leader, 527-6252.

# Alcoholics Anonymous: Women’s Discussion Group, Mondays, 7 p.m., Easthampton Community Center, 12 Clark St. Men’s discussion group, Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Easthampton Community Center, 12 Clark St. Regular meeting, every Thursday, 7 p.m., Westhampton Congregational Church, One Tob Road. Broad Highway book/discussion group, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 7 to 8 p.m., Easthampton Community Center, 12 Clark St.; Monday Night Group, Mondays, 8 to 9 p.m., St. Philips, Main St.

# Executive Board of the Corporators of the Public Library Association of Easthampton, every second Thursday of the month, 7 p.m., Emily Williston Memorial Library, 9 Park St.

# Patrick F. McCarthy Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3422 meeting, every third Tuesday, 6 p.m., American Legion Post 224, Pleasant Street. New members welcome. next meeting Dec. 20.

# Friends of the Edwards Public Library, meet every third Thursday, 6:30 p.m., library community room, 30 East St. anyone interested in supporting the library is welcome to attend. next meeting Dec. 15. for more information call 527-9480.

# Dalton Lavallee American Legion Post 224 meeting, every first and third Thursday, 7 p.m., 190 Pleasant St. New members welcome. next meeting Dec. 1. Women’s auxiliary meeting, second Thursday of the month, 7 p.m., 190 Pleasant St.

# Pascommuck Conservation Trust, first Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m., Sunrise Manor, off of Clark St. Open to the public, new members welcome. next meeting Dec. 6.

# Mohegan Sun Casino, Nov. 17, organized by the Easthampton Community Center, 12 Clark St. $24 per person. Bus leaves at 8 a.m. and returns at 6 p.m. Preregistration required by calling 527-5240.

# Newport Playhouse and Caberet Restaurant Holiday Show, Dec. 8, organized by the Easthampton Community Center, 12 Clark St., $104. To sign up and for more information call 527-5240.

# The Easthampton Friends Travel Club is booking the following trips: Christmas with Father Misgivings, Dec. 7, Beechwood Hotel, Worcester, $70; Hawaii Cruise, Jan. 26 to Feb. 4, call immediately for details. for more information and to reserve a spot call 527-6151.

# Foxwoods Casino, Dec. 15, organized by the Easthampton Community Center, 12 Clark St. $24 per person. Bus leaves at 8 a.m. and returns at 6 p.m. Preregistration required by calling 527-5240.

# Las Vegas Trip, April 2012, organized by the Easthampton Community Center, 12 Clark St. Approximately $815 per person. for interest and more information call 527-5240.

# "Nature through the Eyes of a Child," by artist Marlene Rye, through Nov. 30, Lathrop Community Art Gallery, 100 Bassett Brook Drive. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., daily. for more information go to www.lathrop.kendal.org.

# Quilt Display, created by Diane Thornton, through Nov. 30, Westhampton Public Library, North Road. for more information call 527-5386.

# "NSH, Reclaimed," mixed media by artist Elizabeth Denny, through Dec. 9, Elusie Fine Art Gallery, 43 Main St. Photography, mixed media and three-dimensional work all related to the old Northampton State Hospital. for more information and hours call 529-9265 or go to www.eastmontgallery.net.

# Cottage Street Studios Group Show, through Dec. 3, Easthampton City Arts, 43 Main St. for more information call 527-8278 or go to www.easthamptoncityarts.com.

# "Brick by Brick," oil paintings by Barbara Johnson, through Dec. 9, Nashawannuck Gallery, 40 Cottage St. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for more information call 529-9393, or go to www.nashawannuckgallery.com.

# Photography by Jim Ingram, through Dec. 9, Mt. Tom’s Ice Cream, 34 Cottage St. for more information email jimmttoms.com.

# "Portraits and Figurative Sculptures," by members of Go Figure Sculpture Studios, through Dec. 30, Grubbs Gallery, Red Campus Center, Williston Northampton School, Park Street. Gallery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekdays. for more information go to www.williston.com/grubbsgallery.

# "Paintless is Pointless," paintings by Luke Cavagnac, through Feb. 2012, The Invisible Fountain Gallery, 116 Pleasant St., suite 206. Gallery hours are erratic and by appointment, Monday through Friday. for more information call 527-9300 or go to www.invisiblefountain.com.

# Robert Floyd Photo Gallery, 2 East St., Southampton. Gallery for more information call 529-2635 or email floyd photocharter.net.

# Easthampton Historical Society, will re-open for normal hours in December, every Monday, 1 to 3:30 p.m., 7 Holyoke St. Appointments can also be made for tours by calling 527-3108.

Easthampton Community Access Television

200 Park St., 203-1360

# Corporate Boycott Challenge, Thurs. and Fri., 4 p.m. (fstv), Sat. and Sun., 9 p.m. (download)

# Western Mass. Democrat # with Mayor Mike Tautznik, 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

# The Rag Shag Parade, Sat. and Sun., 7 p.m., Mon. to Wed., 5 p.m.

# Ask Mike – The Oliver Street Solar Project, Sat. and Sun., 8 p.m.

# Brunch with Bernie # with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, Fri., noon (fstv), Mon. to Wed., 10:30 a.m. (download)

A full guide of programs can be seen at www.ecatchannel5.org.

Information compiled by Keri-Ann Aubin, Summit writer and Easthampton office manager: summitnewsgazettenet.com.

# Northampton/Springfield chapter of the Compassionate Friends, a self-support organization for families grieving the death of a child, meets the first Wednesday of every month, 7 to 9 p.m., Baystate Medical Center, 3300 Main St., Springfield. for information, call Beth Jacob, 323-8593.

# Parson’s Closet Thrift Store, Easthampton Congregational Church, 112 Main St. Hours are Thursdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

# Community Care Kitchen dinners, every first, second and fourth Tuesday of each month, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Easthampton Community Center, 12 Clark St. Open to everyone.

# Food distribution program, Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to noon and 4 to 7 p.m. Easthampton Community Center, 12 Clark St. To apply, bring a recent utility bill and copies of all sources of income for everyone living in the same household. for information, call 527-5240. Also, nonperishable food items are needed and can be dropped off during regular office hours, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

# Clothing Closet at the Easthampton Community Center, 12 Clark St., Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. to noon, for local residents of Easthampton, Southampton and Westhampton.

# Food Cupboard, Easthampton Congregational Church, 112 Main St., every second and fourth Wednesday, 10 a.m. to noon. anyone needing food is welcome.

# Southampton Community Cupboard, First Congregational Church of Southampton, 212 College Highway, every second and fourth Saturday, 9 to 11 a.m. anyone needing food is welcome. Donations of nonperishable foods or personal care items are needed. for more information call 527-1173.

Information compiled by Keri-Ann Aubin, Summit writer and Easthampton office manager: summitnewsgazettenet.com.

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