Springfield Massachusetts - Local Information and Business Directory

What's New!
view all
Local Photos
view | add
Featured Business
view all
See What's New!
CouponsBusinessesEventsPhotos

Tell us when something new is happening! Click one of the links above and let us know what's new in Springfield!

Add a Local Event | Add a Local Business
Waterfront Home For Sale In Delray Beach Florida
Beautiful New England Style Home For Sale - Direct Intracoastal waterfront property with boat lift & dock. Located in a quiet neighborhood with wide water views only minutes from the ocean inlet. This One of a kind custom built four bedroom home has a cozy wrap around porch, infinity pool & spa and a large detached 3 car garage with finished in-law apartment.
Featured Property
view all
12 Bedroom Multi-Family Home - $298,000

About Springfield
map
Springfield is a major western Massachusetts city located at the junction of the Mass Pike I-90 and I-91 in the Connecticut River Valley.

Visit the home of the Basketball Hall of Fame and the Easter States Exposition - The Big E - which hosts events that will attract over 1 million visitors per year.

Springfield is a multicultural community and a regional center for banking, finance, and courts. Other attractions includes the Springfield Symphony and Civic Center, Greek Cultural Center, Dr. Seuss National Memorial, Springfield Museum, zoos, and more.

Close By
view all

Local Sponsors
advertise
Coupons & Deals
view all

Local Events
view | add
Local Events, Concerts, Tickets
Events by Eventful

Eventful results in "springfield,massachusetts"

Hasbro Games Art Discovery Center
Free with museum admission.

Try on costumes and armor, play gallery games and more. Stop in and see what creative ideas are unfolding!

Learn more about the Art Discovery Center >>
Art Discovery Center on Pinterest >>



When: May 30, 2015 12 AM to May 4, 2015 12 AMin Springfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 30 May 2015 00 )
Hasbro Games Art Discovery Center
Free with museum admission.

Try on costumes and armor, play gallery games and more. Stop in and see what creative ideas are unfolding!

Learn more about the Art Discovery Center >>
Art Discovery Center on Pinterest >>



When: May 27, 2015 12 AM to May 4, 2015 12 AMin Springfield, Massachusetts (Wed, 27 May 2015 00 )
Rental Property Owners Workshop

This workshop includes an overview of basic residential rental property management in Massachusetts that provides an introduction to the Massachusetts laws that govern the rental relationship. Important for all owners of rental properties, including owners of 2-4 family homes.

Topics covered include:
•    proper tenant screening
•    relations with tenants
•    lead paint laws
•    types of tenancies
•    State Sanitary Code
•    fair housing laws
•    the eviction process
•    how to deal with drug problems

Trainer: H. John Fisher

Certificates of completion are awarded at the end of the session; this workshop satisfies the course requirement for first-time buyers of multi-family homes.

Registration fee is $90 (Non-Refundable & includes HAPHousing's Property Management Manual). Please call 413-233-1616 with questions.



When: Jul 18, 2015 9 AM to Jul 18, 2015 2 PMin Springfield, Massachusetts
Cost: 90.00 true Rental Property Owners Workshop, July 18th 90.00

(Sat, 18 Jul 2015 09 )
Lunch with a Startup: Open Source High
Open Source High is building a database of student-generated educational videos via nationwide competitions involving cash prizes per topic. Have lunch with one of our startups! This is a more informal mentorship opportunity, where one VVM startup will have the chance to talk about their current challenges, and you will have the chance to provide feedback. Food provided.

When: Jul 17, 2015 12 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12 )
Springfield Walk - #WalkSpfld
This walk is part of WalkBoston's 25th Anniversary celebration in 2015; we hope you can join us for a Longfellow Bridge walk later this fall. Info on all these events and previous events can be found on the WalkBoston website. Route map will be added soon.  Thanks for your interest and see you on 7/17! We'll be sharing photos during the event with the hashtag #WalkSpfld - make sure you do the same!     

When: Jul 17, 2015 10 AM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Fri, 17 Jul 2015 10 )
3rd Annual P&P Ball - A Mid Summers Night Dream

 

Come and join us; as we celebrate the year of Imperial Crown Prince Tito Midnight & Imperial Crown Princess Erynn Rocabich and witness the selection of Western Masses latest Imperial Crown Prince and Princess.  We welcome the world to Western Mass for our 3rd Annual Imperial Crown Prince and Princess Ball.  We are doing so on behalf of our Queen Mother of Massachussetts and Protector of The Realm, Empress IV of all of Massachusetts, Verna Turbulence, Heir Apparent 3rd In Line of Succession! 

This night will be a black tie/dress attire (PROTOCOL) red carpeted event, with special celebrity guests, and LGBT & Ally Celebrities. Proceeds will benefit the AIDS Foundation of Western Mass, Invisible No More, and the LGBT Center of Springfield Mass.  

 

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Cocktail Hour

 

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Silent Auction

 

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm  Dinner / Dance / Live Entertainment


$550.00 Table of 10 Until May 31st  

$650.00 Table of 10 Until June 30th

$750.00 Table of 10 Until July 11th 

Share this event on Facebook and Twitter

We hope you can make it! Contact us for Corporate Sponsorship/Program Book Advertising rates. For Imperial Court System - Out of State chapters attending, Protocol Deadline June 30th, 2015. 



When: Jul 11, 2015 6 PM to Jul 11, 2015 10 PMin Springfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 11 Jul 2015 18 )
Big and Rich
When: Jun 18, 2015 7 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts
Cost: 23.00 - 107.00 (Thu, 18 Jun 2015 19 )
Valley Fest: Dedicated to the Craft - Session One

Valley Fest is premiering in Springfield. You’ll have a chance to experience the craft’s best beers and hard ciders poured by more than 50 brewers from throughout the region and beyond. 

A portion of proceeds will benefit the Dakin Humane Society and the American Cancer Society.



When: Aug 29, 2015 1 PM to Aug 29, 2015 4 PMin Springfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 29 Aug 2015 13 )
Valley Fest: Dedicated to the Craft - Session Two

Valley Fest is premiering in Springfield. You’ll have a chance to experience the craft’s best beers and hard ciders poured by more than 50 brewers from throughout the region and beyond.

 A portion of proceeds will benefit the Dakin Humane Society and the American Cancer Society.



When: Aug 29, 2015 6 PM to Aug 29, 2015 10 PMin Springfield, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Sat, 29 Aug 2015 18 )
Musical Roots and Traditions: A Celebration of Kids and Community
CMSS annual Musical Roots and Traditions is Sunday May 31, 2015 from 12-3 pm. Performances include student ensembles, bucket drumming, and more. Face painting and food vendors. MRT is at the Armory National Historic Site and STCC campus. Free.

When: May 31, 2015 12 AM to May 31, 2015 12 AMin Springfield, Massachusetts
Cost: free (Sun, 31 May 2015 00 )
Family Science Adventures
Free with museum admission.

Explore the Science Museum and find the Roving Scientist. You never know what kind of demonstrations and hands-on activities they have in store for you!



When: May 30, 2015 12 AM to May 2, 2015 12 AMin Springfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 30 May 2015 00 )
Spaceballs! Dark Helmut 5K & 10K - Calla's Run! (Springfield, MA)


When: May 28, 2015 12 AM to Jun 30, 2015 12 AMin Springfield, Massachusetts (Thu, 28 May 2015 00 )
Instant Issues Series: Mett Matsiko on Burundi Elections & Social Unrest
Instant Issues Series:      RSVP deadline to reserve a sandwich (tuna, turkey or vegetarian) for this event is Wednesday, June 10.        The Instant Issues series is generously sponsored by Wilbraham & Monson Academy, A. L. Cignoli Co., Bacon & Wilson PC, Charista Construction, Prosperity Candle, & Sir Speedy   Our media sponsor is BusinessWest.

When: Jun 12, 2015 12 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Fri, 12 Jun 2015 12 )
Bianca Del Rio at OZ Springfield
When: Aug 28, 2015 10 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22 )
Ride Like an Animal Motorcycle and Poker Run
627 Cottage Street
Springfield, MA   01104

Google Map

Hotel Reservations
Description Come out to Ride Like an Animal Motorcycle and Poker Run and support our mission: Dedicated to helping animals in the shelter at TJO receive the care and training they need to bring them to the adoption floor, and from there to their forever homes. The Foundation supports and enhances the medical services and programs of the Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center through fundraising, special events, and donor appeals. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization serving local animals in Western Massachusetts.

Host: Thomas J. O'Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center
Contact: Jill Carra
Phone: 413-306-5161
Email: info@tjofoundation.org
Website: www.tjofoundation.org


When: Aug 15, 2015 12 AM to Aug 15, 2015 12 AMin Springfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 15 Aug 2015 00 )
Live Long & Prosper Memorial Mile(s) - Springfield, MA


When: May 2, 2015 12 AM to May 29, 2015 12 AMin Springfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 02 May 2015 00 )
Foster Care Alumni Meet and Greet - Springfield MA


During their kickoff event March 25th, the western group created a plan for the next event they'd like to see, and this group will meet every other month.
SAVE the DATE - On June 10th  - We'll bring in people who currently work in the professional fields members are interested in learning about.

Speakers:

Each speaker will have 5 min each to address to the audience overall regarding who they are and some steps they've taken in their career path.  Speakers will be available for further conversation during the rest of the event.

 

We need your help to pick a venue for our next Western Event on June 10th in Springfield.  Save your Seat Here!  Have a suggestion for a venue? Contact our event organizers.  

 



When: Jun 10, 2015 6 PM to Jun 10, 2015 8 PMin Springfield, Massachusetts (Wed, 10 Jun 2015 18 )
BUCKET FRESH STUDIOS- Like No Others/ LNO- KNIGHTMARE- STREET ENT. MUSIC GROUP- MUFASA RKG
Live video recording and footage will be taken of all performances and may be used for BFS Tv footage for clip series of promotional use. 21+ with ID's NO DOOR COVER / FREE Limelight Bar 357 COTTAGE STREET SPRINGFIELD, MA

When: May 29, 2015 8 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Fri, 29 May 2015 20 )
Cooper Jones Band


When: Aug 15, 2015 8 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 15 Aug 2015 20 )
Cold Shot


When: Aug 14, 2015 9 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Fri, 14 Aug 2015 21 )
Johnny Boots
One of our favorite venue's with amazing crowd, food and drink!! First time back in a while. Can't wait to see some of our friends n fans up in MA.

When: Jul 25, 2015 9 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21 )
The Rockin' Robin


When: Jul 13, 2015 6 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Mon, 13 Jul 2015 18 )
Jeremy Turgeon
Another awesome night at the Bing for the Jazz Club Concert Series! We will be featuring Guitarist, and Berklee Professor STEVE KIRBY and his band!

When: Nov 14, 2015 7 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 14 Nov 2015 19 )
Jeremy Turgeon
JTQ will be performing with students from the Springfield High School of Science and Technology Band Program!

When: Jun 6, 2015 7 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 06 Jun 2015 19 )
Basic Family Dog Springfield - Tuesday June 16th
45 minute, six week course.  This is a beginner, foundational class, perfect for newly acquired dogs. It is also a good place to start if you struggle getting your dog to pay attention to you when near distractions such as other dogs or people.   Students will learn the fundamentals of reward marker training and acquire the skills to teach sit, lie down, beginner level loose leash walking, stay, come, and more. The class emphasis is on creating a training relationship between handler and dog through the use of clickers and/or verbal markers and rewards. Please note that the first class is orientation and is for humans only. Do not bring your dog to the first class. There must be a four dog minimum in order to hold the class. Classes may be canceled within 24 hours if this minimum is not met. REFUND POLICY If you register for a training class or workshop and need to cancel, a full refund will be offered if the cancellation notice is received no later than 48 hours before the class start date. Registration payments will be nonrefundable with less than a minimum of 48 hours notice. *Discounts cannot be combined. 

When: Jun 16, 2015 7 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Tue, 16 Jun 2015 19 )
Springfield Jazz and Roots Festival
The Springfield Jazz & Roots Festival is a project by Blues to Green, Inc, and focuses on bringing Jazz and Roots programming to the newest designated Massachusetts Cultural District, taking part in sustainable urban renewal, focusing on free music to invigorate and inspire all who live in the greater Springfield area, and beyond.

When: Aug 8, 2015 11 AM to Aug 8, 2015 7 PMin Springfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 08 Aug 2015 11 )
Ron White
When: May 29, 2015 8 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts
Cost: 47.50 - 56.50 (Fri, 29 May 2015 20 )
Pet First Aid & CPR - Dakin

Description:

All our Pet First Aid and CPR classes are approved for CEU's by many organizations including:

  • Massachusetts Certified Veterinarian Technicians
  • CCPDT
  • PSI
  • NAPPS
  • North Carolina Veterinary Board
  • Others
We can also apply for others if you are required CEU's with in your orginization.

Do not let this scare you off. All pet owners will greatly benefit from this class. This just shows the level of the class for our students.

 

 

Pet First Aid & CPR (Approximately 5+ hours)(10pm - 4pm)

One of the most important and vital items you will learn in this class is the Snout -To-Tail assessment. This skill alone is worth the price of admission

Restraining and Muzzling

Primary Assessment

Rescue Breathing

Canine and Feline CPR

Choking Management

Snout-To-Tail Assessment

Assessing the Pet's Vitals

Handbook

Insect Bites & Stings and snake bites

Heat & Cold Injuries

Seizure

 

 You can read more about this program and others at:

www.jimhelemsdogpals.com

You can see all out Pet First Aid products on our shop:

www.dogpalsshop.com

 

About your instructor.

 

Jim Helems currently owns Jim Helems' Dog Pals. As a dog behavior consultant and dog trainer Jim deals with dogs and other pets on a daily basis. Along with his 22 years as a military medic, Jim is uniquely qualified to teach this class.


Certified by both Pet Tech, (A Certified Master Instructor) and the American Red Cross.


Currently Jim is involved with several Disaster Animal Response Teams at the local, state and national levels assisting in local disasters and also assists the ASPCA and the International Fund for Animal Welfare in rescuing dogs from illegal puppy mills. 

Most importantly Jim has used these skills to help save the lives of several dogs from car accidents, illness and more.

 

Cancellations:

Classes are scheduled, in part, based on attendance. We do not refund any fees paid, but will allow you to attend another class of your choosing within 1 year of original class date (this is valid only for classes with Jim Helems. This is your responsibilty to schedule a new class with the instructor prior to attending class.

 

 

FAQs

 

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

We recommend: Girls 10 years or older, Boys 12 years and older, exceptions are always possible

 

What can/can't I bring to the event?

No dogs/cats allowed in class except service dogs.

You can bring a lunch or snacks and drink if you wish

 

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Jim Helems, dogpals1@gmail.com

 

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

No

 

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You should but not required

 

What is the refund policy?

There are no refunds on classes. But you can atttend another class within 1 year of your purchase date. You must contat the instructor prior to the class to ensure a seat.



When: Jun 14, 2015 10 AM to Jun 14, 2015 4 PMin Springfield, Massachusetts
Cost: 80.00 true Pet First Aid & CPR only (5-6 hours) 80.00

(Sun, 14 Jun 2015 10 )
The Cabey's
JBO TIME once again........ See Yis There

When: Jun 12, 2015 8 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Fri, 12 Jun 2015 20 )
The Money$
more TBA

When: May 30, 2015 8 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 30 May 2015 20 )
Reverend Dan and the Dirty Catechism- Creature Machine- The Money$


When: May 30, 2015 7 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 30 May 2015 19 )
Girl Scout Camp-In
An exciting overnight experience!

Brownies, Juniors and Cadettes will take part in hands-on activities, games and demonstrations throughout the Springfield Science Museum while earning a participation patch. Scouts sleep beside a coral reef, next to African animals or under the towering Tyrannosaurus Rex.  All participants will enjoy a pizza party in the evening and a light breakfast in the morning!

$50 per scout, $40 per adultAdventures of a Naturalist

  • Use your senses to experience the world around you.
  • Explore relationships between plants and animals.
  • Track wild animals through the Museums’ galleries.
  • Other activities may include a planetarium show, t-shirt screenprinting, and live reptile demonstrations.
Register now! Space is limited!

Questions? Call 413.263.6800, ext 481 or email camp-in@springfieldmuseums.org

Download the flyer >>Purchase Tickets



When: May 29, 2015 12 AM to May 9, 2015 12 AMin Springfield, Massachusetts (Fri, 29 May 2015 00 )
Jeremy Turgeon
Come on out to the Bing to kick off the new year with some great music! The Jeremy Turgeon Quartet (JTQ) will be performing! We will be joined by some special guests! Sure to be a great way to bring in the new year!!!

When: Jun 6, 2015 8 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 06 Jun 2015 20 )
Jeff Campbell
Age Limit: All Ages

Jeff Campbell



When: Jul 30, 2015 8 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20 )
Ugly Sweater 5K & 10K - Springfield, MA


When: Dec 5, 2015 12 AM to Dec 31, 2015 12 AMin Springfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 05 Dec 2015 00 )
BIG*CHEFF- MUFASA RKG- Like No Others/ LNO- 24S7VEN- KNIGHTMARE


When: May 29, 2015 9 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Fri, 29 May 2015 21 )
The Sean Chambers Band
Don't miss The Sean Chambers Band at Springfield's Home of the Blues, Theodore's! The show starts at 9pm and Sean Chambers Band will play 2 sets of Rock and Blues from their latest album "The Rock House Sessions" as well as material from their previous cd's and possibly even a few select covers! Call (413) 736-6000 NOW to reserve your table for this show!

When: Jul 24, 2015 9 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Fri, 24 Jul 2015 21 )
FC Stars of MA Zombie Dash 5k Run/Walk and 1k Mini Zombie Dash


When: Oct 31, 2015 12 AM to Oct 31, 2015 12 AMin Springfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 31 Oct 2015 00 )
Integrative Health Festival
Nature walks, arts and crafts, and dance performances will excite children while chair massages and healing sessions will soothe the adults.
Vendors will be selling their wares and giving out free samples of everything from makeup to jewelry to cookies. One vendor features a smoothie bar, powered by a bicycle. Fresh vegetables will be available from Gardening The Community, as well as cookies, local vinegar's, essential oils, and much much more. There will be free samples, free gift bags, and lots of good energy.

When: Jun 7, 2015 12 AM to Jun 7, 2015 12 AMin Springfield, Massachusetts
Cost: Free! (Sun, 07 Jun 2015 00 )
Class of '65 Tech High 50th Reunion
The Tech High Class of '65 will hold its 50th reunion! Still plenty of time to contact your high school friends and meet up. Call Joyce Vancini Roche, 413-786-9681, or search tech50threunion.angelfire.com.

When: Jun 5, 2015 12 AM to Jun 5, 2015 12 AMin Springfield, Massachusetts
Cost: $75, if paid by May 4; $85, after - Dinner/Dancing Sat. June 6; separate tabs, Fri. and Sun. * contact the Presenting Organization listed below for ticketing information (Fri, 05 Jun 2015 00 )
Resiliency in Action - A Celebration
We invite you to return to the place where we began, last October, to learn together about the sources and effects of toxic stress on Springfield’s young children and families. And where we made a commitment to work together to build a strengths-based, resiliency project.   FAQs   Where can I contact the organizer with any questions? Please contact Jenise Katalina with questions or concerns Jkatalina@sdn.org 413-858-3122 

When: Jun 5, 2015 9 AM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Fri, 05 Jun 2015 09 )
The Q 99.7 Q Groups Running/Walking
The Q 99.7 "Q Groups" Presents a monthly gathering of runners/walkers who share faith in Jesus Christ.  This group will begin in prayer and brief devotion and foster a connection with believers from other churches in the Greater Pioneer Valley and Northern CT.   This group will meet once per month on the second Saturday beginning in June and ending November.  It is a free event.  Register now!  For more informaiton you can also call 508-769-1912.

When: Nov 14, 2015 8 AM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 14 Nov 2015 08 )
Lunch with a Startup: Grit 'N Wit
Grit 'N Wit: Obstacle course racing is the fastest growing sport in the U.S. Grit 'N Wit is the only OCR in New England where brain meets brawn. Have lunch with one of our startups! This is a more informal mentorship opportunity, where one VVM startup will have the chance to talk about their current challenges, and you will have the chance to provide feedback. Food provided.

When: Jun 19, 2015 12 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Fri, 19 Jun 2015 12 )
First Time Homebuyer Workshop
June 3rd - June 17th Sign up now for one of HAPHousing's First-Time Homebuyer Education Courses. Each course consists of a series of classes that cover all aspects of buying a home. Specifically designed for first-time homebuyers, the course is certified by the Massachusetts Homeownership Collaborative and MassHousing. Completion of the course is required to qualify for certain affordable financing products. This course is spread over three Wednesdays from June 3rd to June 17th

When: Jun 3, 2015 6 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Wed, 03 Jun 2015 18 )
The SKY Family Celtic Revival Concert
Celtic Revival! ECMA nominees The SKY Family will be performing their high energy Celtic dance and Gospel production Celtic Revival! Delighting audiences from coast to coast across the U.S. and Canada the SKY Family is Eastern Canada's premier Irish Dance production. Fast-paced fiddle music and high-energy Irish dance combined with humor and inspiration makes a joy filled, toe-tapping time for the whole family! Suggested donation $10 for adults, $5 for children.

When: Jun 2, 2015 7 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts
Cost: Free will offering will be taken. (Tue, 02 Jun 2015 19 )
Meet Your Neighbors
Hi All! Come meet your neighbors at the Gasoline Alley Foundation. We'll have wine tasting from M.S. Walker,  live classic Rock n Roll, Wachusetts' Microbrews, Artifact hard apple cider, WheelHouse Food Truck,  a live installation of an interactive adult coloring book from Benzine Gallery, and displayed art work by Trish Cataldo, Max Rudolph, and featured guest Danielle Horan. A big thanks to our sponsors! M.S. Walker Artifact Cider Cana Care Booths Wachusetts Brewery Benzine Gallery  Wheel House Farm Food Truck Attract More Clients EB Thomsen See you there!

When: May 31, 2015 2 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Sun, 31 May 2015 14 )
Saving the smallest: succeeding with kittens under 8 weeks of age
This all day workshop is designed for anyone who wants to learn how to save kittens' lives. It's designed for people who work or volunteer at an animal shelter or rescue and those who foster kittens. Participants will learn the latest and most successful methods to help babies survive and thrive, including bottle babies/orphans, feline pregnancy and birth, care of kittens with a mom, successfully managing URI and diarrhea, and taming feral kittens for placement in pet homes. You'll go home with tips & tricks you can start using right away! Bottle babies/orphans:Whether in the field, shelter or foster home, caring for orphaned neonatal kittens requires some specialized skills. This workshop provides the knowledge needed to properly feed, house and care for these tiny felines.  It covers the basics from intake to weaning as well as immediate critical care. Attendees will also learn to identify initial symptoms of illness and receive practical, cost effective tips to successfully raise healthy, well adjusted kittens.  Queens and their babies: Learn how to best care for pregnant queens, manage their delivery of kittens, and care for them until they are adoption age. Housing, feeding, management in a foster care setting, and medical care will be covered.  Medical care:This workshop presents methods to efficiently provide high-quality, cost-effective care to keep kittens healthy and to successfully treat those who are ill.  From internal and external parasites to URIs and diarrhea, this session provides specific information for treatment protocols as well as options for medications and supportive therapies.  Instructions on how to build and use a nebulizer will also be presented. Learn how modifying your organization's protocols can help you better succeed with your kittens' chronic issues (URI and diarrhea, anyone?). For those working with private practice veterinarians, learn how to work more successfully with them to help your kittens.  Feral kittens: Learn how to successfully tame feral kittens up to 12 weeks of age, and transition them successfully into pet homes.  Pizza lunch is included (or bring your own lunch if preferred). Free parking. Presenters: Rosemarie Crawford, LVT and Marnie Russ from Feline Outreach, Rescue, & Education FelineORE.org  Rosemarie Crawford is a licensed veterinary technician and co-founder of Feline Outreach, Rescue & Education, a 501(c)(3) which presents workshops on kitten care across the country.  She served as a foster coordinator in public and private shelters and as a medical staff member in a high-volume shelter where she worked with veterinarians providing for the animals’ medical and surgical needs.  As a volunteer, Rosemarie responds with several national organizations following large-scale disasters and also teaches emergency sheltering and animal first aid.  She currently works at a veterinary practice in northern VA and continues to foster ill or injured kittens.  Marnie Russ is a seasoned animal advocate who has traveled across the country working with shelters as well as state and local governments to advance animal welfare policy. She has worked closely with national organizations to create a template for a federal spay neuter initiative and promoted policy to end animal cruelty in rural states. Marnie has been fostering neonatal kittens for over a decade, specializing in critical care neonates and high-risk nursing/expectant queens. Originally from Montana, Marnie now splits her time between Arlington, Virginia and Missoula, Montana. She makes an annual trip overseas to third world countries to help assist in spay neuter projects for the underserved. She works closely with a multitude of state, local and national animal organizations and rescue groups. What's included in the Workshop?  The course content is extensive, covering numerous topics including:  Care and feeding of bottle babiesPregnancy, delivery and care of queens with kittens Taming/socializing feral kittensPrevention, recognition and treatment of infectious diseasesQuarantine and sanitation proceduresVaccination protocolsParasite recognition and treatment (internal and external)Medical information on common health issues such as URIs and diarrhea, including prevention and treatmentLow-stress housing Money-saving tips and much more!   Each participant receives a workshop booklet which includes the complete PowerPoint presentation as well as additional, informational hand outs and a certificate of attendance.

When: Jun 14, 2015 9 AM to Jun 14, 2015 4 PMin Springfield, Massachusetts
Cost: Registration 8:30 - 9:00. Workshop begins promptly at 9:00 65.00 true General Admission 65.00

(Sun, 14 Jun 2015 09 )
Kansas with Blue Oyster Cult
Kansas with Blue Oyster Cult are bringing back classic rock to Springfield when they play the MassMutual Center Exhall, Friday, May 29th. Kansas last rocked out at the venue in 1980 and Blue Oyster Cult in 1981. Tickets start at $29 and go on sale Saturday, January 31st at 10am at all Ticketmaster outlets, charge by phone at 800.745.3000, at Ticketmaster.com or at the MassMutual Center Box Office. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.MassMutualCenter.com.

When: May 29, 2015 7 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts
Cost: $29-$48 (Fri, 29 May 2015 19 )
The Joe Moss Band


When: Jul 10, 2015 9 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Fri, 10 Jul 2015 21 )
Foster Care Alumni Meet and Greet - Springfield MA


During their kickoff event March 25th, the western group created a plan for the next event they'd like to see, and this group will meet every other month.
SAVE the DATE - On June 10th  - We'll bring in people who currently work in the professional fields members are interested in learning about.

Speakers:

Each speaker will have 5 min each to address to the audience overall regarding who they are and some steps they've taken in their career path.  Speakers will be available for further conversation during the rest of the event.

 

We need your help to pick a venue for our next Western Event on June 10th in Springfield.  Save your Seat Here!  Have a suggestion for a venue? Contact our event organizers.  

 



When: Jun 10, 2015 6 PM to Jun 10, 2015 8 PMin Springfield, Massachusetts (Wed, 10 Jun 2015 18 )

Copyright (c) 2006 EVDB, Inc. All rights reserved. Use subject to terms of use: http://eventful.com/terms

More Local Events & News | Submit Event

Hometown Videos
add video

Search By Category
view all
More Featured Businesses

Local Video Sponsors
more | add

Additional Networks: New Hampshire & Rhode Island

Copyright © 2001 - 2015. All rights reserved. - Professional custom web design company: WebTY's.
Home  |  Contact  |  Spotlight Sites  |   -  78958
load time: 9.2676 seconds