SUMMER Event Calendar!

Thursday, June 21
Summer Solstice Herb Talk
Unity Community Garden
Unity Park, 56 First Street, 5-6pm

Thursday, June 21
Night Skate and Live Music!
Unity Skate Park, 56 First Street, 6-10pm

Thursday, June 21
Shows at the Brick House featuring:
Closet Goth/Rong/ Jay Keery Weingarten/
Owen Manure & the S.J.
24 Third Street, Turners Falls, 8pm, $10

Saturday, June 23
BTU 10th Anniversary Outdoor Party
23 Avenue A, Turners Falls, 2-9pm
Corey Knapp, Curly Fingers Dupree, DJ

Monday, June 25
Montague Community Band, “Let’s Dance”
Peskeomskut Park, Turners Falls, 7pm
Montague Cultural Council sponsored event.

Tuesday, June 26
Carnegie Library, Turners Falls, 10:30am
Summer Reading Program KICK OFF
Magic Show with Ed Popielarczyk

Friday, June 29
Snakes Are Super!
Carnegie Library, Turners Falls, 1pm
Meet snakes from across the globe with
Rae Griffiths of Teaching Creatures.

Monday, July 9
Montague Community Band,
"Around the World"
Peskeomskut Park, Turners Falls, 7pm
Montague Cultural Council sponsored event.

Wednesday, July 11
The Sugarloaf String Band explores traditional Cowboy tunes
from from the late 1800's and some popular Western tunes
from the 1900's. First Congregational Church,
4 North St., Montague Center, 6:30pm
Montague Cultural Council sponsored event.

Saturday, July 14
Summer Series at Turners Falls Rod and Gun
15 Deep Hole Drive, $10 with dinner!
Music at 2pm: MOBB, Afterglo

Monday, July 16
Montague Community Band, "Young at Heart"
Peskeomskut Park, Turners Falls, 7pm
Montague Cultural Council sponsored event.

Tuesday, July 17
Rhythm Circle, Millers Falls Library, 3pm
Children/teens are invited to join Melinda Georgeson
for an exploration of rhythm instruments.

July 21 and 22
Basket Weaving Workshop
with Mary Lauren Fraser
Montague Common Hall
34 Main Street, Montague Center

Tuesday, July 24
An Act of Kindness KICK OFF
Montague Center, 17 Center St., 11am
A year of programs under themes of peace and social justice.
Book readings, live music and crafts.
Support from the Montague Cultural Council

Tuesday, July 24
Ukulele Workshop
Carnegie Library, Turners Falls, 11am
Children and teens are invited to join Julie Stepanek as she
shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing.

Saturday, July 28
River Valley Ice Cream Ride
Starts at Unity Park, 8am-2pm
Bikes, peaceful roads and ice cream!
Register/info at

Saturday, July 28
Night Skate and Live Music!
Unity Skate Park, 56 First St., 6-10pm

Saturday, July 28
Christmas in July Fireworks!
Franklin County Boat Club
Viewing from Unity Park, 9pm

Saturday, July 28
Between the Uprights, 23 Avenue A, 8:30pm

Friday, August 3
Puppet Show!
Peskeomskut Park, 10:30am. Free!
Performance by No Strings Marionettes.
This year’s show will be The Wintermaiden
Sponsored by Montague Public Libraries.

Saturday, August 4
The Pocumtuck Homelands Festival
Unity Park Waterfront, Turners Falls, 10am-7pm
Native American music, craft and culture.
Sponsored by the Nolumbeka Project with support from
RiverCulture and the Montague Cultural Council.

Friday, August 10
Great Falls Coffee House Presents: Michael Nix & Friends
Great Falls Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A, 7pm
$6-$12 Donation benefits the Friends of the Discovery Center.

Saturday, August 11
Summer Series at Turners Falls Rod and Gun
15 Deep Hole Drive, $10 with dinner!
Music at 2pm: Hot & Heavy, Old School Band

Saturday, August 11
Mutts in Need Fundraiser, Franklin County Dog Shelter
Dinner, Music, Live Auction,3pm,$25
Millers Falls Rod and Gun Club
210 Turners Falls Road

August 17-19
Montague Old Home Days and Mug Race
Montague Center Common

Saturday, August 18
Fairy House Day on Avenue A!
Spinner Park, Ave. 4th Street, 11am-3pm
Make a miniature fairy village in the planters downtown! Story hour, shadow puppets music, and monarch butterfly release will all be part of this marvelous rainbow day!

CALL FOR ART: Exploded View
PaperJam: A month-long riff on paper!
Juried Show. Western MA artists artist are invited to submit artwork on or related to paper, its personal or local significance. Email up to three jpegs, plus title and description by August 22 to:

The Great Falls Discovery Center is open
every day this summer from 10am-4pm

78 Third Street, Turners Falls
6/21: Half Shaved Jazz, 7:30pm
6/22: BluGroove
6/23: Kid Gulliver and The Deep State
6/25: Open-Mic Night
6/28: Hillary Chase and Christa Speroni
6/29: Charles Berthoud
6/30: Brian Larney
7/5: Falltown String Band
7/6: Drew Paton’s 1940’s Hit Parade
7/8: Traditional Quebecois Session, 3pm
7/9: Open-Mic Night
7/11: Shout Lulu
7/12: Endiana
7/13: Sedagive
7/14: Free Range Cats
7/16: Bingo Night
7/18: Kimaya Diggs, 6:30pm
7/19: Half Shaved Jazz, 7:30pm
7/20: Katherine First & Kitchen Party, 6:30pm
7/21: The Jackals
7/23: Open-Mic Night
7/26: Dave Bartley
7/27: Ecce Shnak
7/28: Zydeco Connection
8/1: Jim Eagan and Dennis Avery
8/2: Falltown String Band
8/3: Drew Paton’s 1940’s Hit Parade
8/3: Immortal Jellyfish and No Lens
8/4: Dave Bartley Quartet
8/5: Ravenwood
8/8: Shout Lulu
8/12: Traditional Quebecois Music Session
8/15: Ray Mason, 6:30pm
8/16: Half Shaved Jazz, 7:30pm
8/23: Spooky Mulder

440 Greenfield Road, Montague Center
All Shows 8pm/$10
7/7: Lisa Bastoni + Danielle Miraglia
7/14: Trevor Healy Band + Landing
8/4: Hilton Park + Davey O
8/25: Wistaria String Quartet

71 Avenue A, Turners Falls
6/20-24: Deus Ex Machina by John Bechtold
6/30: Tale of Two Cities
7/17: Mediums Karen Tatro & Carmen Carignan
7/21: Signature Sounds Presents  Patti Griffin
7/28: Improv Comedy- Josie’s Magic Flute

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