Events In Holyoke This Week 8/14/17 – 8/20/17

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Looking for something to do this week in Holyoke? Here’s a list of the can’t miss events in Holyoke for August 14  through August 20, 2017.

Events In Holyoke This Week


Monday, August 14, 2017

9:00 a.m. Zumba with Linda. Community Room at the Holyoke Public Library. Free, advance registration required.  RSVP: Linda 413-420-8101 or  250 Chestnut St.

12:00 p.m. Free Movie for Adults. Holyoke Public Library Community Room. Bring your lunch and enjoy Casablanca. 250 Chestnut St.

4:00 p.m. Learn to Play Ukulele with Julie Stepanak Join us on Monday, August 14 at 4pm for ukulele lessons from Julie Stepanek! She brings her 20 ukuleles and lessons to get the participants playing! This event is FREE, FUN and LIMITED to 20 participants! Please register by calling 413-420-8101 to reserve a ukulele. If you have one, you are welcome to join in the Fun!  Holyoke Public Library 250 Chestnut Street

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

5:00 p.m. College Information Session Interested in the Elms College Degree Completion Programs offered at Holyoke Community College? Attend an upcoming Information Session in the Kittredge Center — Room KC303 to learn more about accelerated bachelor degree programs in Accounting, Healthcare Management, Management & Marketing, Psychology, or RN-BS. For more information contact Dianne Jester at 413-552-2721, 413-265-2382, or 303 Homestead Avenue

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

3:00 p.m. Bikes & Books. Holyoke Public LIbrary Teen Room. The library and Holyoke Urban Bike School are teaming up. Each week, we’ll be reading and discussing a book together, have a bike maintenance lesson, ride our bikes and play bike games. Bring your bike, comfortable clothes and shoes. Free. 250 Chestnut St.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

10:00 a.m. Holyoke Farmers Market The Holyoke Farmers Market is one of the oldest farmers markets in the country, marking our 36th season of providing fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers! The market is a great place to enjoy time with family and friends with fun events, such as cooking demonstrations, music, and dance classes, all season long.

11:00 a.m. Free Kids Club activity at Holyoke Mall. Tommy James Magic. With over 30 years of performing magic for family audiences Tommy’s performance will amaze and amuse with a roller coaster ride of comedy and magic that is guaranteed to please!

Lower Level near Sears. 50 Holyoke St.

12:00 p.m. Free Lunch For Veterans.  Full meal served (salad, entree, vegetable, dessert and beverage) until 1:30 p.m. Holyoke Veterans Services, 310 Appleton St.

Friday, August 18, 2017

2:00 p.m. Paperbacks & Snacks Teen Book Club. Holyoke Public Library’s Teen Room. Holyoke Teens are invited to participate in author Gene Luen Yang’s “Reading Without Walls Challenge.” Join us to discuss what you’ve currently been reading and eat yummy snacks. 250 Chestnut St.

5:00 p.m. Nuestro Viaje  Thank you again for creating such a great summer for the 2017 Cuyo Kids! Parents, supporters and people from the community to the Cuyantes’ final presentation of what they’ve been learning. You are cordially invited as our guests to the presentation “Nuestro Viaje ~ Our Journey” at El Mercado 413 Main Street

7:00 p.m. Live Music Yoga Join for Live Music Yoga on a Friday summer evening. This class will weave easy flow yoga poses with spoken word and live guitar and flute. Join in this gathering to promote wellness, peace, compassion, and solidarity with the body positive movement. This event will benefit Breathing Space and the Yoga & Body Image Coalition. $10, $15 or $20 – sliding scale – for this fundraising event. Preregistration is required to hold your place. All-levels, some prior yoga experience helpful but not necessary. Email us with any questions. 208 Race Street

Saturday, August 19, 2017

8:30 p.m. Live Music at Gateway City Arts. In 2012, Adam Braunschweig chose “From the Woods” as the moniker for his various solo projects in Kansas City. After moving back to his hometown of Holyoke, MA in 2015, the project turned into a band that touches upon singer-songwriter, Americana, and early blues and rock styles. Tickets $5.00 in advance, $8.00 at the door. 115 Race St.

Sunday, August 20, 2017

12:30 p.m. Carousel Horse Art at Holyoke Merry Go Round. Children can decorate their own special carousel horse using Dot Art. Artists from Holyoke Senior Center will be on hand to assist. Reservations welcomed. 

8:00 p.m. Chris Robinson Brotherhood The Chris Robinson Brotherhood are on the road in 2017 supporting their fourth studio album, ‘Anyway You Love, We Know How You Feel’ in this show at Gateway City Arts. 92-114 Race Street