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Meet the Artists

Holyoke Preservation Trust and Holyoke Heritage State Park cordially invite the public to Meet the Artists at the Celebrating Holyoke's 150th Looking Back & Looking Forward art exhibit.


NIGHT MOVES is back!  This time as a six week session running Thursday Nights 9/14/23 - 10/19/23, 7-8pm.  Full session: $50  Drop in class: $10 NIGHT MOVES is: An open level dance class: learning simple moves, getting sweaty, having fun. (Think Jazzercise, zumba, line dancing…) YOU CAN EXPECT: A guided warm up  Loose structures to […]

Introduction to Bartending

Holyoke Community College Culinary Arts Institute 164 Race Street, Holyoke, MA, United States

Get ready for the ultimate cocktail adventure at Intro to Bartending! Our emphasis on professionalism and responsible alcohol service will ensure you're equipped with the knowledge to create a safe and enjoyable environment for all. Class meets weekly on Tuesday evenings, 9/19-10/31. Students are responsible to purchase recipe book and bartending kit before class starts

“Key to the City” Scavenger Hunt

Join Holyoke in celebrating its 150th anniversary with a citywide “Key to the City” Scavenger Hunt. The scavenger hunt starts Saturday, September 30th and runs until Sunday, October 22nd. To get your first location, go to the Holyoke Preservation Trust website. Whether you're an aspiring photography virtuoso or a creative newbie, this is your chance […]

A Reliquary of Blackness Chapter 2: A Legacy of Hope Exhibit

Wistariahurst 238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA, United States

View Holyoke’s history with a new lens at “A Reliquary of Blackness Chapter 2: A Legacy of Hope.” This immersive exhibit invites you to explore the vibrant tapestry of Holyoke’s Black heritage. The collection includes a rich mosaic of photographs, newspaper clippings, poems, short stories, sketches of forgotten buildings, and evocative recordings. As you wander […]


Holyoke Community College 303 Homestead Ave, Holyoke, MA, United States

NEVER TWENTY ONE Pays tribute to the young Black men who have been victims of gun violence in New York, Rio de Janeiro, and Johannesburg, who will never reach the age of 21. Three powerful dancers, torsos inscribed with testimonials from the victims’ families, recount the stories through movement.

Celebrate Public Power and Public Natural Gas with HG&E

Holyoke Gas & Electric (HG&E) is celebrating Public Power & Natural Gas Week on October 4 along with thousands of community-owned utilities throughout the country, collectively providing electricity and natural gas services to millions of Americans. At this family event, customers can learn more about HG&E’s programs, incentives, and community partners, including the following: • […]

Nutrition for Diabetes – Snacks

Holyoke Community College Culinary Arts Institute 164 Race Street, Holyoke, MA, United States

Taking this class can help to provide clarity on the role it serves in the body and how to incorporate it into a meal plan designed to manage diabetes.  Healthy fats can be incorporated into all meals and snacks throughout the day to help you feel satisfied in more ways than one! Snack RECIPES Include:   […]

Shining Light on the Truth: Uncovering the Counter Narrative.

Wistariahurst Museum

The Holyoke Ethnic Studies program is a vital aspect of the Holyoke Public Schools which provides students with the opportunity to learn about the world at large during a time when education is being confined to a single story. Holyoke’s Ethnic Studies Program seeks to empower all students to engage socially and politically and to […]

FREE Ashley Reservoir Walking/Bicycle Tour

Join Bob Comeau as he takes us on a 4-mile tour of Ashley Pond Reservoir. Get your exercise steps in as you see the Ashley Reservoir dam, an earthen fill dam with a total height of 12 feet and an approximate length of 640 feet. The dam is classified by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation […]

Hip-Hop Live!: The Afro-Latino Connection

Gateway City Arts 92 Race St, Holyoke, MA

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Hip-Hop Music and Culture, Genuine Culture, LLC is proud to present: Hip-Hop Live! : The Afro- Latino Connection Hip-Hop Live!: The Afro Latino Connection will explore the diaspora of Afro-Latino Music and its deep connection to Hip-Hop. This Show will feature a live band led by Heshima Moja […]