Organizations’ Valley Gives Events

Events Being Held By Participating Organizations 

Many organizations participating in Valley Gives are holding events on or before May 1 to promote Valley Gives. Please find events below.
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Organization  name City/town where event will occur Event Date Start time Event Description Location address and detailed directions Contact phone including area code (for before or during event) Email Address
Berkshire Hills Music Academy South Hadley 5/1/2018 5:00:00 PM Dine Out with BHMA at the Yarde Tavern in South Hadley Yarde Tavern Restaurant
3 Hadley St
South Hadley, MA 01075
413-250-3540 (cell)
Cancer Connection, Inc. Northampton 5/1/2018 5:30:00 PM FASHION SHOW. The models walk at 6 pm sharp. REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED, DOOR PRIZES, SELFIE STATION, SALES GALORE, AND MORE. 375 South Street, Northampton 4135861642
Friends of the M.N. Spear Memorial Library Shutesbury 5/1/2018 9:00:00 AM Valley Gives Day Donation Station and Getting to Know Your Library! 1 Cooleyville Road, Shutesbury, MA 01072
From the center of Amherst, take E Pleasant St to  E Leverett Rd to Shutesbury Rd and Leverett Rd to Cooleyville Rd in Shutesbury.
From Belchertown, take 202 N to Prescott Rd to Cooleyville Rd.
The Library sits on the corner of the Shutesbury Town Common
North Star Hadley 5/1/2018 12:00:00 PM Donkey Kong! Galaga! Frogger!

North Star and The Quarters invite you to come play classic arcade games with friends at its inaugural Valley Games Day event on Tuesday, May 1, 12–6 p.m. Ten dollars admission gets you UNLIMITED tokens! Timed to coincide with the annual Valley Gives Day, this is your chance to support North Star and have fun at the same time. ALL proceeds will go to North Star.

Want to join the fun, but arcade games aren’t your thing? Bring a deck of cards and perch on one of The Quarters’ many tables, or enjoy the spring weather out on its patio. Located at 8 Railroad Street just off Route 9, The Quarters has bike racks for those who choose to ride the Rail Trail, plus it’s just one block away from the PVTA heading in either direction. To browse the current list of arcade games (and The Quarters’ delicious menu) visit To learn more about North Star, visit

Valley Gives Day is a Valley-wide day of giving to non-profits.  Mark your calendar and help North Star compete for bonus cash prizes for highest number of donations and largest totals, and more, through online donations. The minimum donation is $10 and every donation helps!

The public is encouraged to attend.

The Quarters.  8 Railroad St in Hadley, just off Route 9, along the rail trail 4135307080
Northampton Parents Center Northampton 5/1/2018 9:30:00 AM Open House at our Drop In Playgroup for families with young children, includes refreshments and a half hour participatory music and movement event at 11 am. 297 Main Street, Northampton, corner State Street and Main Street, lower level, Edwards Church, back door entrance, public parking 413-519-7394
Porchlight VNA/Home Care Chicopee 5/1/2018 10:00:00 AM Meet Porchlight VNA/Home Care 2024 Westover Road, Chicopee, MA 01022 4134379862
Rural Commonwealth Charlemont 5/1/2018 5:00:00 PM Social gathering with refreshments and music in a 1920 dairy barn – the future home of the 8 Town Center for Economic Development. Learn about Rural Commonwealth’s first year and plans for the next. Dairy barn at Hall Tavern Farm, Route 2 (Mohawk Trail), E. Charlemont. 2-1/2 miles west of Shelburne Falls, 4 miles east of Charlemont center. 413-824-2593
Springfield JCC Springfield 5/1/2018 6:00:00 AM 5,500 Miles of Cardio in One Day!  Join the JCC and our 100+ cardio pieces for a whole day of cardio fun as we attempt to go the distance from the JCC to Jerusalem.  Free workout classes, a pool and more can be yours while you watch the dollars role in for your non profit!  More Info @ 1160 Dickinson Street, Springfield 4137394715
Williamsburg PTO Williamsburg 5/1/2018 5:00:00 PM A community event to raise funds for the Williamsburg PTO and a safer crosswalk between the Post Office and Meekins Library Anne T. Dunphy School located behind the Brewmaster’s Tavern on Route 9 617-894-5455
Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts Springfield 5/1/2018 11:00:00 AM Staff and volunteers from the Women’s Fund will be on location at The Shops at Marketplace to talk with shoppers and passers-by about the work of the Women’s Fund and Valley Gives Day in general. The Shops at Marketplace have committed to donate 20% of the day’s proceeds to the Women’s Fund as their contribution to Valley Gives Day. From 5-6 pm there will be a reception with sangria and nosh for all visitors. 1341 Main St, Rear, Springfield, MA 4135290087