Town Events July 12 - July 19
|From The Reminder|
PINE KNOLL SUMMER CAMP
For kids age four though eighth grade. Hours: 9 a.m.- 3p.m. $190 two weeks; $100/per week. Non residents pay extra $15. Weeks of July 19 and 26, Aug 2, 9 and 16 still available. Call E. Long Rec. Dept. at 525-5437. Online registration, call 525-5437 for I.D. and password. Office hours are 8 a.m - 4 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
SUMMER SWIM LESSONS
For age five and older at the high school. Time: 8:45 a.m. - 12:55 p.m. Cost: $35 to $45;non-residents pay extra $15. Weeks of July 12 and 26. Call E. Long Rec. Dept. at 525-5437. Online registration call 525-5437 for I.D. and password. Office hours are 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
BASEBALL BACKYARD ALL STARS
For age six - 10 years from 9 a.m.-noon. $100; non-residents pay extra $15. Week of July 12. Call E. Long Rec. Dept. at 525-5437. Online registration call 525-5437 for I.D. and password. Office hours are 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
PREMIER SOCCER CLINIC
For ages 10-14 years from 6-8 p.m. $80; non-residents pay extra $15. Week of July 12. Call E. Long Rec. Dept. at 525-5437. Online registration, call 525-5437 for I.D. and password. Office hours are 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
WESTERN MA. H.S. PREP
Grades 9-12 from 6-8 p.m. $80; Non Residents add $15. Week of Aug. 9. Call E. Long Rec. Dept. at 525-5437. Online registration call 525-5437 for I.D. and password. Office hours are 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
JR. TENNIS LESSONS
For ages five-and-a-half to 17 years from 9 a.m. - noon. $85; non-residents pay extra $15. Weeks of July 12,19,26 and Aug. 2, 9. Call E. Long Rec. Dept. at 525-5437. Online registration call 525-5437 for I.D. and password. Office hours are 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
PEE WEE TENNIS
For ages three-and-a-half to six years: $45. Weeks of July 12,19,26 and Aug. 2, 9. Call E. Long Rec. Dept. at 525-5437. Online registration, call 525-5437 for I.D. and password. Office hours are 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
SECRET AGENT, JR. SCIENCE AND EUREKA LABS
For ages four to 12 from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $150; non-residents pay extra $15. Weeks of Aug. 16, 23. Weeks of July 12,19,26 and Aug. 2, 9. Call E. Long Rec. Dept. at 525-5437. Online registration, call 525-5437 for I.D. and password. Office hours are 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
YOUTH GOLF LESSONS
For grades 1-8 week of Aug. 16 at 2 or 3 p.m. Cost: $97; non-residents pay extra $15. Weeks of July 12,19,26 and Aug. 2, 9. Call E. Long Rec. Dept. at 525-5437. Online registration -- call 525-5437 for I.D. and password. Office hours are 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
INSPIRE WORKS SATURDAYS
For grades 1-6; times vary. Fees from $60 - $90; non-residents pay extra $15. Weeks of July 24 and Aug.15. Weeks of July 12,19,26 and Aug. 2, 9. Call E. Long Rec. Dept. at 525-5437 for more info.
PINE KNOLL MEMBERSHIPS
Available for senior citizens adults and families of three or more. Fees range from $45-$120. Hours: 9 a.m.- 7 p.m., camp uses 9 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays -- and 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. weekends Use of pools, grills, picnic tables, tennis court, sand volleyball, basketball, softball, soccer areas. Two buildings to rent for gathering. Call Park & Rec. for details; 525-5437, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Mon.-Fri.
BOCCE INSTRUCTION/LEAGUE PLAY
Instructional play will begin at Pleasant View Senior Center, 328 North Main St., Aug. 4 at 10 a.m. Sign up in the Senior Center office. League play begins Aug. 11 at 10 a.m. Please call or stop in to sign up for leagues, 525-5436.
Doug Price will speak about IRA basics, safe investment strategies, the new refundable Long Term Care program and more Aug. 3 at 10 a.m. at Pleasant View Senior Center, 328 North Main St. Call 525-5436 to register.
Don't forget to sign up! Aug 5 at 1 p.m.; cost $5, at the Pleasant View Senior Center, 328 North Main St. Register with payment in the Senior Center office. Refreshments and cash prizes!
The First Congregational Church, at the Rotary in East Longmeadow, is still a accepting applications to their juried Christmas Collection Craft Fair on Nov. 6, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Applications are available at our Web site www.fccuccel.org or call Sandy at 525-7511.
HEALING AFTER SUICIDE
A bereavement group for anyone whose life has been touched by suicide, meets July 19, 7-9 p.m. at the Forasterie Smith Grief Support Center, 220 North Main St. Free. No advance registration. Info: 525-2800.
REPUBLICAN TOWN COMMITTEE
Will meet at the Redstone Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, 135 Benton Dr. at 10 a.m. on July 1 in the Activity Room (please enter through the main entrance). Open to all. For more info contact Donna Kane at 374-7444.
The University of The Third Age at Asnuntuck Community College is offering a trip to Foxwoods Casino on July 29. Cost is $17 which includes driver's gratuity, $10 food coupon and $5 Keno. Trips leave Asnuntuck Community College, Elm St., Enfield, Conn. at 8:15 a.m. and return time is about 5:30 p.m. For info call Molly DiSalvo, 860-668-5541 (cell 860-819-6430). Make checks to: U.T.A. Travel Club, Apt. 223, 45 Bridge St., Suffield, CT 06078.
Hampden Seniors will host a bus trip to Suffolk Downs Aug. 25. Cost: $46 includes clubhouse admission, buffet lunch, private betting windows, transportation, driver's tip, more. Deadline is July 30.
ESSEX STEAM TRAIN
Trip: Sept. 25. Shopping time at Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets, lunch at Dock 'n' Dine, train ride, boat ride on the Becky Thatcher. Cost: $71 includes transportation, driver's tip. Deadline is Aug. 27. Call Bobbi at 566-8271 to sign up for either trip.
DRUM BEAT WITH OTHA DAY
July 14 at 2:30 p.m in the Town House Auditorium. Experience the energy of a drum circle! Participants will play drums while learning about rhythm and traditional songs from a professional drummer. Free. Adult supervision required for children under nine. Sponsored by Hampden Public Library. Info: 566-3047.
SUMMER SERIES OF ITALIAN
At Longmeadow Adult Center Tuesdays, July 13 to Aug. 31 10:30-11:30 a.m.. Instructor: Stefania Foster. Muzzy videos available at 9:30 a.m. Cost: $72 for 8 weeks. Register at 565-4150
INTERNATIONAL LUNCH: AMERICAN
At the Longmeadow Adult Center, July 14 at 11:30 a.m. Bring a friend. Only $3. Reserve at 565-4150.
READING RADIO SCRIPTS
At the Longmeadow Adult Center July 15 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Informal group reads vintage radio scripts from Dragnet, Blondie, Fibber McGee and Molly and Lux Radio Theater. Everyone welcome. Call 565-4150 if you are coming.
PROMENADE SHOPS/EVERGREEN WALK
Bus trip July 19, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.. We will travel in a comfortable rented van that seats 15. Cost: $12 for the transportation and you will be on your own for lunch. Call Longmeadow Adult Center at 565-4150 for more information.
Trip Aug. 14, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. An open rehearsal for a rare Sunday program which features the music of Gershwin, Schuller and Bernstein in Koussevitzky Music Shed. Pre-rehearsal talk. Bring picnic lunch. $45 for tickets and transportation. Call the Longmeadow Adult Center at 565-4150 for more information.
LIVING WELL CHAT GROUP
'Oh My Aching Hands' July 9 at 10 a.m., MaryLynne Jacobs, Occupational Therapist and Certified Hand Therapist at Performance Rehab, will talk about hand and elbow pain. At The Longmeadow Adult Center, 231 Maple Rd. Call to register: 565-4150.
KEEP OUR PARKS CLEAN
When enjoying the public parks, tennis courts and town facilities, please discard water bottles and other trash responsibly. Longmeadow has a group of volunteers who pledge time and talent to improving our parks and facilities. Please pitch in to keep our town looking beautiful.
SUMMER CAMP UPDATE!
Longmeadow Parks and Recreation will not offer camp Aug. 30 - Sept. 3 as previously advertised due to Longmeadow Public Schools start of the school year on Sept. 1.
STATUE OF LIBERTY/ELLIS ISLAND
Oct. 2 trip includes transportation and entry into the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Bus departs Greenwood Center at 6 a.m; returns at 8p.m. Visit www.LPRD.net for additional info.
THOMAS E. LANNON SCHOONER
Six-five-foot schooner sails from her dock Gloucester. Trip is Aug. 21. Bus will depart Greenwood Center at 7:30 a.m. and return 7:30 p.m. Visit www.LPRD.net for additional info.
SWIMMING AND TENNIS
Visit www.LPRD.net or the Parks & Rec. office for full listing summer swim and tennis offerings. Lessons run in two-week sessions for ages 3.5 through adult. Swim lessons include discount for 2010 Outdoor Pool Pass holders.
TENNIS COURT USE
When tennis courts are not being used for organized Parks & Rec play, they are open and free to all Longmeadow residents. Private tennis instructors must have a paid permit to use the courts for lessons. Call Mary at 565-4166 to arrangements for permit, prior to lesson.
FALL SOCCER ASSOCIATION
Runs September through November for players in grades Kindergarten - through eight. Practices are at coach's discretion usually weekdays or Saturdays. Games are Sundays. Optional travel teams play weeknights and weekends. Uniforms provided. Sign-up at Community House. Visit www.longmeadowsoccer.com for updated information and fees.
SUBURBAN YOUTH FOOTBALL
Co-ed program for players entering third - eighth grade. Participants grouped by grade, age, skill, and experience levels with weight restrictions for certain positions. All coaches are NYSCA certified! Early August, weeknight practices 6 to 8 p.m. at LHS. Visit www.longmeadowfootball.org for additional information.
NEIL DIAMOND TRIBUTE CONCERT
Summer concert by The Diamond Collection July 13, with Kenny LaBelle who has performed with many other bands as well as being a solo acoustic player. Presented by Hampden Bank. On the Town Green. Sponsored by Long. Parks & Rec. Association.
NEW MOMS SUPPORT GROUP
Program meets during the school year on Thursday mornings from 10-11a.m.. at Greenwood Children's Center on Maple Road. Open to new parents and their infants from birth to one year of age. Free, in conjunction with Baystate Medical Center Parent Education Department. Call Convy Stahl at 794-5515 for more information.
MALL WALKERS CLUB
Eastfield Mall Club will host a free health presentation July 14 at 9 a.m. at the Food Court presented by the American Heart Assoc. and sponsored by Bluebird Estates. Rhonda Hall will discuss, 'The Prevention of Heart Attacks.' Free blood pressure screening is provided by Chicopee VNA. Free health info, free raffle to enter to win a $20 Ninety Nine Restaurant gift card and two Rave Motion Pictures gift cards. Coffee will be served. For info, call Carolyn at 543-8000, ext. 11.
The Springfield Falcons will host their fourth annual 'Falcons Summer BBQ' on Aug. 25, 5-8 p.m. at the West Springfield/Agawam Elks, 429 Morgan Rd., West Springfield. The event is an exclusive BBQ for ticket package holders and corporate partners. Invitations with RSVP information will be sent out later this summer.
COMMERCE CLASS OF 1970 40TH
The Class of 1970 High School of Commerce is hosting its 40th year reunion Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 10 - 11 at Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, Conn. Classmates interested please call Kathy at 433-1359, Jeanne at 782-7689 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for details before Sept.1.
ST. PETER'S VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
St. Peter's Episcopal Church, l45 Buckingham St. will host Vacation Bible School July 19 to 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch and afternoon snack provided. Free; open to children in Grade 1 to 8. For more info, call 273-1892 or the church office at 736-8567.
TEDDY BEAR PICNIC
Family friendly event, July 31, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. (rain date Aug. 7). Games, crafts, silent auction to support the non-profit Wilbraham Children's Museum and MOMS Club of Springfield. Info: www.wcmteddybearpicnic.webs.com.
SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
July 13 at 7 p.m. in the Minnechaug Regional High School Superintendent's Conference Room, 621 Main St. A public comment time will be available at the opening of the meeting.