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The Town of Barre Massachusetts was founded in 1774 and is located in Worcester County almost exactly in the center of the state.

Barre has three separate villages and Barre residents feel that the town has one of the most beautiful town commons in Central Massachusetts. During the summer time band concerts are held there at the common.

The town is said to be at most lovely during the summer and fall season, so come and visit the town for yourself.

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City Of Guards Basketball Presents #WhoYouGot 2
Last summer was the first annual #WhoYouGot 1 on 1 tournament which featured 16 local players ranging from professional players to Division 3 All Americans.All players were Western Mass Alumni. The event was held at the prestigious Basketball Hall of Fame under the watching eyes of basketball legends. #WhoYouGot attracted more than 150 people who watched Alex Lovejoy take home the first ever 1 on 1 championship. This year #WhoYouGot 2 will have a play in tournament to determine the final 8 spots. NO MORE EXCUSES, if you want to compete you can sign up for the Play IN Tournament which will be held at AIC Gymnasium June 16th 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm. This year will also include a 35 and over tournament featuring some of western mass's finest veteran players "Savvy Vets". Last year's success allowed me to create #WhoYouGot Jrs (11-17 yr old 1-on-1 tournament) and the CityofGuards scholarship. Last year the scholarship went to NAIA Division 1 All-American Tyrell Springer from Springfield MA (NLCS & Central). Hopefully with your support, I will be able to create many more opportunities to give back to young athletes in the area. Play In tourney for #WhoYouGot2 Where: AIC Gymnasium When: June 16th Time: 6:30pm- 8:30pm Fee to Play: $15 (Only Need to pay 1 time) Age: 18+ #WhoYouGot2 1-on-1 Tourney Where: Basketball Hall of Fame When: July 21st Time: 5:30pm-9:00pm Fee to Play: $15 (Only Need to pay 1 time) Age: 18+ General Admission: $10

When: Jul 21, 2016 5 PM in Barre, Massachusetts (Thu, 21 Jul 2016 17 )
Pastured Poultry Production
Scholarships are available for new farmers (those growing 10 or less years) who are active NOFA/Mass members. To apply please clickhere. We anticipate the workshop to fill up, pre-registration is recommended.; For more information contact Glenn Oliveira, Education Events Organizer, at glenn@nofamass.org or 774-678-9644. Description: In this workshop, Julie Rawson and Jack Kittredge will show participants two ages of meat birds, two ages of layers, and brand new turkeys. Participants will learn about the management of these different types of poultry and their relationships to each other, the vegetable (2 acres) and fruit (1 acre) operation, and to the farms 8 pigs and 2 cows on this tightly organized and rotated farm system. They will discuss the role and opportunities available with poultry in Soil Carbon Restoration. The workshop covers feed, housing, pasturing, rotations with crops, sprouted grains, brooding, marketing, and finances. About the Instructor: Julie Rawson and Jack Kittredge own and operate Many Hands Organic Farm, organically certified since 1987. They have been raising organic pastured poultry since 1984. They have been in the leadership of NOFA/Mass for the past 30 years. To Join Nofa/Mass goto www.nofamass.org/membership



When: Aug 28, 2016 1 PM to Aug 28, 2016 4 PMin Barre, Massachusetts
Cost: 30 - 38 USD (Sun, 28 Aug 2016 13 )
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When: May 10, 2016 7:15:00 AM in Barre, Massachusetts (Tue, 10 May 2016 07:15:00 )
KSB Mother's Day 10K


The 10K Run starts and ends at the south parking lot of the Basketball Hall of Fame.  The route passes the Olmsted designed Forest Park, then past the 19th century industrial mill at Watershops Pond.  Turn left at historic Springfield Armory and proceed downhill at 9K past the Federal Courthouse.  

The 3K walk leaves from the Hall of Fame and proceeds on the RailTrail along the Connecticut River.

Get some exercise then take Mom to lunch at Samuel's or Max's at the Hall of Fame.Event details and schedule

Shotgun start at 9:00 AM from South parking lot, Basketball Hall of Fame.  Pre-registered participants can pickup numbers starting at 7:00 AM.  Day-of-Race registration is $25 starting at 7:00 AM.



When: May 8, 2016 12 AM in Barre, Massachusetts (Sun, 08 May 2016 00 )
5th Annual Brattleboro Brewers Festival
Live Music, Food, and 33 participating Brewers bringing Craft and Microbrews for your tasting pleasure!

When: May 14, 2016 12 PM to May 14, 2016 4 PMin Barre, Massachusetts (Sat, 14 May 2016 12 )
Cocktail Cover Crops: Trials and Techniques
{e_description}#60;b{e_description}#62;Description:{e_description}#60;/b{e_description}#62; Multi-species cover crop cocktails can create synergistic ecological benefits for your farm or garden - enhancing biodiversity, efficiently capturing and recycling nutrients, and sequestering carbon in the soil. This workshop will explore how to select, mix, and establish various cover crop mixtures. We will also discuss assessment and quantifying how your cover crop practices are impacting soil health. We will be using a acre fallow vegetable field at Many Hands Organic Farm for demonstration purposes. There will be four different multi-species cover crop trials growing on the farm at the time. During the workshop Brandon Smith from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Masoud Hashemi from UMass Extension will conduct a number of visual and physical trials on the soil, as well as assess insect biodiversity. Julie Rawson, farm manager of Many Hands Organic Farm, will also demonstrate no-till techniques, including cover crop intercropping, use of wood chips, and green pathways and in the remaining 1 acres of vegetable land. There will have a potluck lunch open to all participants at noon prior to the workshop. {e_description}#60;b{e_description}#62;About the Instructor: {e_description}#60;/b{e_description}#62; Brandon Smith is the Northeast Region Team Leader for the NRCS Soil Health Division. He has provided leadership on implementing soil health assessment and management planning through NRCS programs to other Northeast NRCS and external partners in the regions varied production systems. He earned his Ph.D. from Cornell in 2006 and a M.S. and B.S. from the University of New Hampshire. He has extensive experience with mineral nutrition and root nutrient uptake mechanisms, pH and micronutrient interactions, organic production, cover cropping, and conservation tillage approaches. Julie Rawson, executive director of NOFA/Mass, has been farming all her life, raising all certified organic vegetables on 1-2 acres for the past 30 years. Her farm has recently gone no-till. Masoud Hashemi is associate professor at UMass Amherst Stockbridge School of Agriculture. His research activities are mainly focused on the sustainability of farming systems through diversified cropping systems. He is particularly interested in integrating cover crops to enhance nutrient recovery and recycling, weed suppression, and improving general soil health. To Join Nofa/Mass goto www.nofamass.org/membership



When: Jul 25, 2016 1 PM to Jul 25, 2016 5 PMin Barre, Massachusetts
Cost: 38 - 50 USD (Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13 )
Pigeons Playing Ping Pong
Age Limit: All Ages

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong



When: Jun 10, 2016 12 PM in Barre, Massachusetts (Fri, 10 Jun 2016 12 )

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