04.19.14 - 09.27.14 Blank Firing Demonstrations Springfield Armory
National Park Service Volunteers and Rangers describe and fire reproductions of historic Springfield Armory weapons, including a flintlock musket, the percussion rifle musket, and the "Trapdoor" breech-loading rifle.
04.26.14 - 10.25.14 Observatory Observing Amherst College Observatory
Public observing at Snell Street. Children, families, students welcome.
05.08.14 - 10.30.14 Holyoke Farmers' Market Veteran's Park
Featuring food demonstrations, fitness programs and lunches prepared by culinary students at Dean Technical High School. SNAP benefits accepted. On Chestnut St. adjacent to the park.
05.24.14 - 11.22.14 Amherst Farmers' Market Amherst Common
Local veggies, fruit, meat and more. See amherstfarmersmarket.com for details.
06.14.14 - 09.14.14 Life Through Time: Dinosaurs and Ice-Age Mammals Springfield Museums
Science Museum exhibit featuring robotic life-scale dinosaurs such as Apatosaurus and Pachycephalosaurus, and ice-age mammals including Woolly Mammoth and Saber-Toothed Tiger. Plus fossil stations with interactive dino dig boxes. Through Sept. 14.
06.25.14 - 08.13.14 Mini Mead Reads Mead Art Museum, Amherst College
Weekly Wednesday story time for ages 5 and up with guardian.
07.01.14 - 08.19.14 Camp Odyssey Odyssey Bookshop
Weekly camp featuring books and activities for kids. Preregistration required two days prior.