Local Happenings Categorized: Massachusetts

Author Talk: Chaya Grossberg & Freedom from Psychiatric Drugs -Leverett, MA

Date: January 16, 2020 Time:   6:30 – 8:00 PM Place: Community Room 75 Montague Rd. Leverett, MA 01054 In this presentation Chaya Grossberg, author of Freedom from Psychiatric Drugs, will discuss her work consulting with people coming off psychiatric drugs, what helps them the most, and her other experience working with people in withdrawal from psych meds. She will share wisdom gained from 15 years of professional experience working non-medically with people seeking a variety of… Read more »

A Sense of Where You Are: Conversations About Leverett’s Historic Industrial Landscape and Community- Leverett, MA


Place: Leverett ‘s Public Library 75 Montague Rd. Leverett, MA 01054 Date: Sat, November 9 Time: 1:00 – 4:00 PM Crossed by two larger and many smaller streams in steep terrain, Leverett’s historic landscape includes the remains of more than fifty water-powered mills (factories), dating from the 1770’s to the late 1800’s. Though historians don’t know exactly how many, the Leverett Historical Commission is working to find out. (If you have a stream-edge site in… Read more »

“Who Goes There…” Presentation by Agawam Paranormal – Leverett, MA

Date: October 17th Time:  6:30 – 7:30 pm Place: The Leverett Public Library In this paranormal presentation,  three locations will be explored: The Houghton Mansion (North Adams), Henry Woods Building (Town Hall) (Barre) The Gaylord Library (South Hadley) Each location will be shown beginning with an introduction as to the historic value and events that happened there. After, experts will get into the actual investigations that were conducted and finally end with the potential paranormal evidence captured on… Read more »

Virtual Reality Moonwalk with Makerspace Workshops – Leverett, MA

Date: Saturday, August 24th Time:  12:30 – 2:30 pm Place: The Leverett Public Library Virtually experience an Apollo space mission!! The spacewalk, lunar landing, and moonwalk…robotics and balloons, too! Presented by Arthur & Peter Evans of Makerspace Workshops. Ages 8+ Supported by Friends of Leverett Library. For more information, you can reach out to the Leverett Library online or by phone at 413-548-9220.

Happy Hands, Happy Hearts Drum Circle – Granby, MA

Date: August 8th and 15th Time: 6:30 PM  Place: Granby Free Public Library 297 East State Street – Granby, MA 01033 Facilitated by Donna McArdle, a drumming circle enthusiast, who is willing to share her love for drumming and it benefits with others. Participation in drumming circles helps develop confidence, skills and has stress-relieving benefits. It’s energizing, relaxing, and fun! No musical experience required. Drums and percussion instruments provided for participants to use or bring… Read more »