Community Calendar

Community Calendar Submission Instructions:
The community calendar only accepts notices from non-profit organizations and charities.
For on air mentions: A completed 30 second script for events must be submitted no later than 3 weeks in advance. We can only publicize events and benefits from established 501c3 corporations with 100% of proceeds benefiting the charity.
(Due to overwhelming demand, we cannot guarantee any on air mentions.)
Send only edited pertinent info regarding event: who, what, when, where, why.

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Upcoming Events

Vaccine Clinic for Cats and Dogs

01/07/2016 - 12/29/2016 - 9:00 am - 10:00 am at Dakin Humane Society
171 Union St

The Dakin Humane Society has a vaccine clinic for cats and dogs every Thursday from 9a-10a. Keep your pets healthy, vaccinated and microchipped at highly affordable rates. For more information, please call 413-781-4019.


Celebration of heroes

Celebration of Heroes

05/30/2016 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm at

Join Dan Williams and the Rock 102 Road Crew for the Celebration of Heroes! Hosted by Smith & Wesson and the City of Springfield, the “Celebration of Heroes” will take place on Monday, May 30th from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Rock 102 will be there from 11:30a – 1:30p. There will be live music, food and plenty of entertainment for children and families! The day’s events will take place on Roosevelt Avenue between Cottage Street and Performance Boulevard. Free water, courtesy of Big Y. There is NO ADMISSSION, and proceeds from the sale of tickets for food and adult beverages at the event will benefit GySgt Thomas Sullivan Scholarship Fund, The Friends of Ward 8 and The Friends of the Springfield Vet Center, all local veterans’ organizations supported by Smith & Wesson.

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Katelynn’s Ride

06/12/2016 - All Day at Hampshire College
893 West Street

Join us for the 16th annual Katelynn’s Ride/Walk/Run to benefit cancer research and treatment.  Event date is June 12th at Hampshire College.  Ride, Walk or Run to benefit the Children’s Cancer Hope Fund at Baystate Medical Center’s Sadowsky Center for Children.

For more information and to register visit

Kickoff to Summer Learning

06/24/2016 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm at PACE Center
91 School St

Join the Springfield Public Schools Parent and Community Engagement Center for the Kickoff to Summer Learning! FREE family event includes vendor resource tables, music, lunch, giveaway bags with books and water bottles and a raffle where you can win a brand new Kindle! Families can also take advantage of registering their children for the 2016-17 school year! It runs from 10:00am to 1:00pm June 24th, at the PACE Center, 91 School Street, Springfield MA 01105.

3rd Annual BBQ and Bike Ride Honoring Gold Star Families

07/23/2016 - 9:00 am at Nathan Bill’s
110 Island Pond Rd

Join us this year for the 3rd Annual BBQ and Bike Ride to honor the families of GySgt Thomas Sullivan and 1st SGT Kevin Dupont. The registration and ride will form at Nathans Bill Bar and Restaurant on Island Pond Road in Springfield, MA. Registration starts at 9am kick stands up at noon. We will leave from the bar and head out to Chicopee Amvets Post 12 where we will have bands, BBQ & raffles. We will also present flags to the two families along with honoring and recognizing other Gold Star Families that will be present that day. Cost is $20 per person for the ride and $15 per person for walk-in.

BWCS of the 126 BSB Annual Car Show

07/23/2016 - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at Springfield Armory
1505 Roosevelt Ave

On July 23rd, the 126th Battalion Wide Community Support group will be hosting its 2nd annual Car Show event. Where else can you both support your local military units and see some of the most iconic vehicles?

In addition to some cool military vehicle displays, there will be music, food, raffles, vendors and displays…. and of course some amazing cars, trucks, motorcycles and more!  This year we will have the military version of a “SNAP ON BOX ON WHEELS!”, a mobile vehicle repair station used in the field / combat to service and serve all mechanical needs.  So come get some hands on experience!

There is no admission fee. There is a registration fee of $10 per car on the day of the event.

Celebration of Leadership

11/03/2016 - 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm at Gateway City Arts
92 Race St

The 5th anniversary of Leadership Pioneer Valley’s “Celebration of Leadership” event. This event celebrates their 180 program graduates and nearly 90 companies that have contributed to the program in a meaningful way.

It is on November 3rd 2016, and it runs from 5:30pm-8:00pm at the Gateway City Arts building, 92 Race Street, Holyoke MA 01040.

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