***Now Through Election Day**** The Massachusetts Family Institute – in conjunction with Keep MA Safe has issued an urgent message to all voters, urging a NO vote on Question 3, For complete information on this issue – including a 30 second video, visit www.mafamily.org

*** Through November 30th***  The Springfield Rescue Mission is collecting underwear, t-shirts and socks now through November 30th.  All items need to be new.  Please bring your donations to the Springfield Rescue Mission, 10 Mill Street, by November 30th.  For questions or more information call 413 732-0808 or visit online: www.springfieldrescuemission.org

October 12th – Buy the freshest produce anywhere at Springfield’s local Farmers’ Market through the end of October every Friday from 11am-3pm.  For complete information visit www.springfield-ma.gov

October 13th – Brownies get to work on a special project for their badge at Broad meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary in Worcester this Saturday from 10AM-12noon. For information and registration visit www.massaudubon.org

October 13th – Blessings Farm in Charlton is holding a Scenic Family-Friendly Motorcycle Ride in a “Ride for the Ponies” event Saturday, October 13th from 9-10:30am.  The event features live music, food and ponies.  For details and more information visit www.blessingsfarm.org

October 13th – Christian Singles perform a SERVICE PROJECT@ Barre Cross in Barre, MA Saturday, October 13th starting at 10am. This service project will be focused on completing a variety of tasks, including performing some carpentry repairs, painting the white farmhouse, performing some landscaping and doing other miscellaneous tasks.  SO, whatever your skills, please join us to help make improvements to this property and to help this spiritual ministry in following His call.  Lunch will be served.  Please reach out to join us to fellowship with us and to help serve John’s successor (his daughter) & the Barre Cross ministry, 33 Harty Road, Barre, MA  Questions?  Please call or email Nick at  508-713-5595   email:  777nickd@gmail.com  Mark James:   860-639 8785    email:  jamesm6565@yahoo.com

October 13th  –  Tierney and McGrail perform Contemporary Original Worship this Saturday evening starting at 7:30 at Cafe Con Dios…. Faith Baptist Church in Auburn. For more information visit cafecondiosauburn.com

October 14th – The Frederick Historic Piano Collection Concert Series continues with Stephen Porter performing Religiously inspired works of Franz Liszt on the 1893 Erard Piano of Paris.  The concert takes place this Sunday afternoon starting at 4 at the Ashburnham Community Church. For complete information visit www.Frederickcollection.org !

Worcester Art Museum The collections span the history of American art from 1670 to the end of the twentieth century, with special strengths in colonial painting and American Impressionism. To view them or for information and more visit http://www.worcesterart.org

October 18 – 20th – The Family Builders Ministry of Durham, NH, in cooperation with the Christian Grandparenting Network of Colorado Springs, CO., is sponsoring the Northeast Intentional Grandparenting Conference at the Moody Center in Northfield, Mass October 18th – 20th. For registration and complete information visit www.christiangrandparenting.net  Use Discount Code LCR2018 for 15% off all ticket types.  For more information and registration details: grandparenting.co, call Family Builders Ministry at 603.442.5800, or email:jere@familybuilders.net

October 19th – Virtuoso jazz Saxaphonist Branford Marsalis and his quartet will open Music Worcester’s 2018-2019 Concert Season at Mechanics Hall Friday evening, October 19th at 8 pm. For information visit www.musicworcester.org

October 20th – Study beavers in their natural habitat as they prepare to burrow in for Winter at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary in Easthampton Saturday, October 20th from 4-6 p.m. For complete information and registration visit www.massaudubon.org

October 20th – The Springfield Symphony Orchestra performs music of Berlioz and Rachmaninoff Saturday, october 20th at 7:30 p.m.  For tickets and complete information visit www.springfieldsymphony.org

October 20th – Buddy Fanjoy and Band perform LIVE Saturday evening, October 19th starting at 7:30 at Cafe Con Dios…. Faith Baptist Church in Auburn. For more information visit cafecondiosauburn.com

October 20th – Christian Singles: Come join in on a night of Food, Fellowship, Worship & Fun!  Beginning with dinner 5pm at On the Border Mexican Restaurant, 650 Bald Hill Road, Warwick RI and then at 7pm a  FREE Christian Concert. “PRISM OF PRAISE” IN CONCERT – An Evening to Benefit Haiti’s Child, Oct 20, 2018, 7 p.m. (a love offering will be taken). Christian Hill Community Church, 56 Tiogue Avenue, West Warwick, RI.  For more information & to make reservations please contact the facilitators:   Gary Germaine at 860 385-3135   Gary_Germaine@yahoo.com, Barbara Brisson  email address:    Barbfay52@gmail.com, Liz Hickman at 781 233-3134.    Lizid6@hotmail.com, Lizid6@hotmail.com.  Checkout link below for those who would like to know more about the choir and about the mission work in Haiti.  http://www.prismofpraise.org/about.html.  https://www.haitischild.org/

October 21st – Dr. Erwin Lutzer – Pastor Moody Church, Chicago to Speak at Northfield, MA churches.  

  • COMMUNITY BIBLE CHURCH. 10:30a at Camp Northfield.

NORTHFIELD BAPTIST CHURCH, 6:00pm., 85 Main St. Northfield. Dr. Lutzer will be speaking on “THE HEART & EVANGELISM OF D. L. MOODY.”

For more information and directions contact the church previously listed.

October 18 – 20th – The Family Builders Ministry of Durham, NH, in cooperation with the Christian Grandparenting Network of Colorado Springs, CO., is sponsoring the Northeast Intentional Grandparenting Conference on October 18 – 20, 2018.

Use Discount Code LCR2018 for 15% off all ticket types

For more information and registration details: grandparenting.co, call Family Builders Ministry at 603.442.5800, or email:jere@familybuilders.net

October 21st – 28th – Well known evangelists Brian Float, Dr. Paul Gupta and Dr. “Bobby” Gupta headline Woodstock Evangelical Covenant Church’s World Outreach Week Running from October 21st through the 28th. Woodstock Evangelical is at 24 Child Hill Road in Woodstock, CT. For reservations, directions and further information visit the church website at www.woodstockcovenant.org or call 860-928-0486.

October 28th – The Frederick Historic Piano Collection Concert Series continues with Yuan Sheng performing works of Robert Schumann on the J.B. Streicher Piano of 1846 Vienna. The concert takes place Sunday afternoon, October 28th starting at 4, at the Ashburnham Community Church. For complete information visit www.Frederickcollection.org !

November 21st – 4th Annual CCHS Alumni football game will be held on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at Chicopee Comprehensive HS. Time is slated for 6pm. Admission is $5. This year’s game will be played in memory of Regina M. Barut, mother of Alicia (74), Les (76), Teresa (85) Barut.  For more information, contact CPS 2011 Hall of Fame Inductee John Griffin at psc31@yahoo.com.