Posts Tagged: franklin county

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Introduction to Wilderness Survival
Saturday, April 14, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Conway, MA
What are the things you want to have handy right away in case of an emergency? Come to Introduction to Wilderness Survival to learn the basic skills; hands-on practice will give you confidence for unexpected situations. For teens, families, adults. $35, family rates are available. Visit www.earthworkprograms.com or call 413-522-0338 for more information!

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You’re Lost, Now What?
Saturday, March 24, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Conway
For families, teens, adults

Exploring in the wilderness is such a joy, especially if you can go off trail.

But what do you and your family know about the steps to take when someone is lost?

The skills you will learn at this Earthwork Programs Workshop can be applied anywhere/anytime. Explore how to be comfortable in the woods, how to make a survival kit, build a shelter, make insulation and use aidless navigation.

Learning what to do the first few minutes can increase the chances of being found.

Register online (www.earthworkprograms.com) or call 413-522-0338 for more information.

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It’s exciting and magical! Moonlight Magic takes over Shelburne Falls to start the holiday shopping season. Moonlight Magic is a community tradition held annually on the Friday after Thanksgiving coinciding with the annual “Holiday Lighting of the Village.” Many special features add to the traditional festive evening of family fun and holiday spirit in this classic New England village on the Mohawk Trail. Stores, galleries and restaurants stay open late for special holiday promotions. The streets are filled with caroling, sidewalk sales, art events and craft demonstrations. Live music and roving performers will be throughout the village.

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The Art of Fire
Sunday, November 13
9:30 am-12:30 pm
Conway, MA
Families, adults, teens


Can fire really be made by rubbing sticks together? Yes! There are more than 30 ways to make fire! It’s a skill that has been passed on for generations…learn to create fire without matches.

Experience this lost art that we are preserving and sharing with the future generations…see our children rekindle this connection to our past and see for yourself why this is essential to witness.

$35/person; $50/adult and 1 child (additional family rates available).

Register online (www.earthworkprograms.com) or call 413-522-0338 for more information.

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Wild Edibles Workshop

Sunday, November 13, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Conway and Ashfield, MA
As part of Earthwork Programs’ Wild Food Immersion Series, this Workshop focuses on late-Fall edibles.  Learn to identify, process, prepare, cook, preserve and eat on the spot! A unique experience for teens and adults. $35-$50/Workshop. REGISTER ONLINE! Visit www.earthworkprograms.com or call 413-522-0338 for more information!

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The Art of Fire
Sunday, October 30
1:00-4:00 pm
Conway, MA
Families, adults, teens


Can fire really be made by rubbing sticks together? Yes! There are more than 30 ways to make fire! It’s a skill that has been passed on for generations…learn to create fire without matches.

Experience this lost art that we are preserving and sharing with the future generations…see our children rekindle this connection to our past and see for yourself why this is essential to witness.

$35/person; $50/adult and 1 child (additional family rates available).

Register online (www.earthworkprograms.com) or call 413-522-0338 for more information.

Source: earthworkprograms.com
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Presented by the Greenfield Recreation Department, WHAI and Greenfield Businesses. Trick or treating in the downtown (4-5:30 pm), Rag Shag Parade (5:30), free showing of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” at the Greenfield Cinemas (6:30) and more

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This 25 year-old celebration of Halloween through songs, stories and dance is led by internationally known and locally loved singer/songwriter Roger Pincknell. Roger is a two-time Parents’ Choice Award-winning recording artist with numerous CDs for children and adults. Imagine a group of young witches, fairies and aliens in the glow of the firelight spellbound by a slightly spooky story - or waltzing around in small family groups to Roger’s beautiful music you can get some sense of the delight this evening brings. Wholesome snack also served. Dress warmly and bring flashlights and blankets or chairs for seating.

Program meets behind the Northfield Mountain Recreation Area Visitor Center. In case of poor weather, the program will be held inside the cozy yurt. For all ages. 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Source: franklincc.org
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A full array of local crafters, retailers, restaurants, non profit groups, farmers, artists, and musicians gathered together among thousands of county residents to celebrate our community among the beauty of thousands of carved pumpkins illuminating the Town of Montague. Featuring thousands of carved pumpkins that will line Avenue A with their glowing lights.

Held at Peskeompsuk Park - off Avenue A in Turners Falls. 3-9 pm

Source: franklincc.org