Events In Holyoke This Week 7/17/17 to 7/23/17

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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 July 17 through July 23, 2017.

Events In Holyoke This Week

Monday July 17, 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 lkurowski@holyokelibrary.org.  250 Chestnut St.

6:00 p.m. Bicycle Pedestrian Committee meeting. City Hall Annex, 20 Korean Veterans Plaza, 4th floor conference room.

Tuesday July 18, 2017

11:00 a.m. Storytime with Jason. Holyoke Public Library Children’s Room. Free. 250 Chestnut St.

Wednesday July 19, 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.

6:00 pm Positively Holyoke Summer Concert Series. Heritage State Park. Darik & The Funbags will be playing. Food, beer and wine available for purchase however, the event is free. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets. Rain date: July 20. 221 Appleton St.

6:35 p.m. Valley Blue Sox vs Winnipesaukee Muskrats. Mackenzie Stadium, gates open at 5:30 p.m.. Tickets $7.00 for adults and $5.00 for kids/seniors. Promotion: Running of the Mayors and Chicopee Night. 500 Beech St.

8:00 p.m. Live music at Gateway City Arts. Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge Known for pushing the envelope of folk, bluegrass, and jazz, Lage & Eldridge showcase, as the New Yorker writes, a “familiarity with the fretboard…so extravagant and capacious that they bring flourishes to this music that it simply hasn’t enjoyed before.” Tickets $20.00 in advance, $25.00 at the door. 92 – 114 Race St.

Thursday July 20, 2017

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.

5:00 p.m. Community celebration: Beat The Streets. Community Field. Community Field Holyoke Ma FREE CommUnity Event. Our goal through the ” Beat The Streets” campaign is to help keep kids off the streets and keep them learning in a fun way while they experience all different types of sports, arts and crafts, and other educational activities to spark an interest throughout the summer. The best part ITS ALL FOR FREE!!! Activities for all ages!!! Music, Playing, Prizes, Learning!!!! Come on out for a night of FREE FUN!!!!

  • Snacks and Beverages will be available for purchase!!!
  • Bounce House sponsored by Saints Bounce House
  • 3 point contest Sponsored by Paper City Basketball Club
  • Fun Learn In Motion activities sponsored by Learn In Motion
  • Free Karate class sponsored by Holyoke Kenpo and Fitness

Push up contest-Crunches contest-Are you as smart as a 4th grader game-Reading contest-Fidget Spinner Math contest-Arts and Crafts Center-40 yard dash-Soccer Passing contest-Parent Child Wheel Barrel Race-Parent Child Red Light Green Light game and much much more!!!!Free fun activities and games including a bounce house and prizes. Hosted by The Kick It Club. Free. 1 Community Field.

Friday July 21, 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.

5:30 p.m. Grand Opening Celebration at Holyoke Urban Bike School. Celebrate our move to a new space! Food, music, bike games, raffle, visioning, and more. Free admission, all ages! Free. 184 Suffolk St.

7:30 p.m. Live Music At Wistariahurst Museum. Vibez for the Tribe. This Live event will feature the artistic Jazz/Hip-hop outfit Uptown Vibes featuring band leader Jovan Alexandre who is an emerging tenor sax sensation in the new renaissance of the Jazz world. Western Massachusetts own DJ Rec (New England Public Radio; TGGR Radio) will be on hand to play an all vinyl set featuring the music of A Tribe Called Quest and the Native Tongues Crew. The event will follow in the tradition of American summer jazz fests, so please bring your picnic blanket lawn chairs.  Beer and wine available courtesy of White Lion Brewing. Tickets $15.00 238 Cabot St.

Saturday July 22, 2017

11:00 a.m. Storytime at Barnes & Noble What Do You Do With A Problem? This is the story of a persistent problem and the child who isn’t so sure what to make of it. The longer the problem is avoided, the bigger it seems to get. But when the child finally musters up the courage to face it, the problem turns out to be something quite different than it appeared. Activities to follow. 7 Holyoke St.

6:35 p.m. Valley Blue Sox vs Plymouth Pilgrims. Mackenzie Stadium, gates open at 5:30 p.m.. Tickets $7.00 for adults and $5.00 for kids/seniors. Promotion: UMASS Athletics Night. Free poster giveaway plus Sam The Minuteman will be there. It’s also Subway night. Head to local Subway restaurants and pick up free tickets to the game. 500 Beech St.

Sunday July 23, 2017

12:00 p.m. Family Safety Day Holyoke Heritage State Park & Merry-Go-Round. Holyoke Police Department, Holyoke Fire Department, Holyoke Gas & Electric, Action Ambulance and Holyoke Medical Center combine to bring trucks, vehicles, Sparky the Dog and more. Lots of fun for the whole family. Free. 221 Appleton St.

5:05 p.m. Valley Blue Sox vs Sanford Mariners. Mackenzie Stadium, gates open at 4:00 p.m.. Tickets $7.00 for adults and $5.00 for kids/seniors. Promotion: Military Appreciation Night and hat giveaway (first 400 fans). Springfield Thunderbird Night with a visit from Boomer. 500 Beech St.