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News & Events

South Hadley Cultural Council is proud to support the following projects in 2016:


Act Too Studio Opera Workshop
Monteverdi Summer Opera Project
Summer opera project staging Monteverdi madrigals at the Academy of Music.
http://acttoostudio.com/?page_id=1374


Amherst Ballet Theatre Co., Inc
"Robin Hood" ballet by Heather Reichgott
A new ballet based on the legends of Robin Hood.
www.amherstballet.org


Arcadia Players 26th Concert Season
4 major performances by a period instrumental ensemble and chorus devoted to historically informed performance from the Renaissance to Classical eras.
www.arcadiaplayers.org


Black Cat Theater
Annual Fall Musical
https://www.facebook.com/BlackCatTheater/


Plains School
Berkshire Hills Music Academy Troupe Performance
In school performance by students from Berkshire Hills offers a quality musical experience combined with an opportunity to promote disabilities awareness.


Craig Harris
Basic Skills - Rhythmic Moves - Building Pride
This multicultural, participatory, interactive, and educational program uses songs, stories, music making, and guided, coordinated movement to teach basic literacy skills and performing art.
drumawaytheblues.com


Children's Summer Concert Series
Free children's concert series in Buttery Brook Park.
www.shfamilycenter.org


Ensemble Musica Humana
Pioneer Valley Early Music Day
Second Annual day-long festival of free performances of early music in public spaces around the Valley. The South Hadley Public Library is one of the locations.
www.ensemblemusicahumana.com


South Hadley Public Library
On Your Mark, Get Set, Read, Move, Laugh Play
Family program with mime Robert Rivest
www.shadleylib.org


South Hadley Public Library
On Your Mark, Get Set, DANCE!
The basic principles of ballet will be presented with different themes each week (i.e. classical ballet, boys in ballet, modern ballet, etc.)
www.shadleylib.org


Hilltown Families, Inc.
Learn Local, Play Local
Online grassroots communication network that supports education through community engagement. Award winning blog, eNewsletter, radio show/podcast, listserv and social media outlets.
www.hilltownfamilies.org


Jim Manning
Wild About Reading Balloon Magic Show
Star Wars themed balloon Magic show at the public library.
www.ILoveMyLibrary.com


Laurie Festa
Legendary Ladies of Song
Performance at Senior Center's Ice Cream Social.


Leo Labonte
19th Century Aqueducts of South Hadley
Presentation of how aqueducts from Moody's Corner to Main Street served residents and businesses in town before our modern day water supply was installed.


Marie Rohan
Preserving the Past to Grow the Future
Celebrates the opening of Gaylord Grows - seed lending library.
www.gaylordlibrary.org


Mark Mandeville
2016 Mandeville & Richards Concert
Folk music concert in conjunction with the South Hadley Public Library.
www.markmandeville.com


Mary Jo Maichack
This-A-Way, Mezudio!
Mary Jo leads participants in folk song-dances, rhymes, in the "London Bridge" style but with delightful variants from around the world. "Mezudio" is a Caribbean song game.
www.MaryJoMaichack.com


Music and Arts South Hadley
FallsFest Music and Arts Festival
4th Annual FallsFest Music and Arts Festival is planned to highlight music and arts in South Hadley Falls.
shfallsfest.com


South Hadley High School
Journalism at The Boston Globe
A tour of The Boston Globe newspaper for Journalism & Creative Writing students in grades 10-12.


Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival
The 2016 Pioneer Valley JFF will run 11 days in 3 counties. The 11th season will offer 18-20 film programs for residents across the Valley.
www.pvjff.org


Pied Potter Hamelin's "The Magical Potter's Wheel"
Program of Pottery Wheel demonstration with discussion of language, history & techniques along with stories from the past.
www.americanredware.com


Roger Tincknell
This Land is Your Land
2 school assemblies for all students at Mosier School.
www.rogertincknell.com


South Hadley Chorale Concert
29th major concert with orchestra & soloists under the baton of Jonathan Harvey.
southhadleychorale.org


South Hadley Children's Chorus
Performances by the South Hadley Children's Chorus.
http://www.southhadleychorale.org/children.html


South Hadley High School
Shakespeare & Co. Lenox Production of MacBeth
Shakespeare & Co. troupe/theatre company will travel to SHHS to perform MacBeth for 10th, 11th, and 12th grades and to offer a small group workshop to Drama Club students.


South Hadley Recreation Department
South Hadley Summer Concert Series
2016 summer concert series; 10 performances on Thursday nights at Town Common.
www.southhadleyrecreation.org


South Hadley Tiger Committee
Tigers Around Town
Bringing life-sized fiberglass tigers to town. Painted by volunteer local artists and displayed in front of businesses, schools, and municipal buildings that have donated.


The Friends of the Mount Holyoke Range
Summit House Sunset Concert Series
Five concerts by local musicians on five Thursday evenings in July and early August 2016.
www.friendsofmhr.org


Valley Zero Waste
Food - Too Good To Waste
Free slide talk and discussion in five valley towns on local and global impacts of wasting, and strategies for households, businesses, and institutions to reduce waste. Also provide quarterly e-newsletter with updates on food donation, composting and other waste reduction initiatives in the Valley.

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Contact Us

South Hadley Cultural Council
Renee Sweeney, Chair

South Hadley Public Library
2 Canal Street
South Hadley, MA 01075-2800

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