Calendar

All activities are currently being hosted in person. Masks are required regardless of vaccination status and RSVPs are required. Please reach out to the designated staff member listed with the event.

Jul
5
Tue
2022
Rap, Inc. @ 18 Degrees
Jul 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

RAP, Inc.: A free after-school program providing an inclusive and safe space for youth to express themselves through hip hop and rap music. Earn incentives when you meet your artistic goals! Learn about music production, song-writing, promotion & marketing, and financial management!

Meets Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30-7:00pm @ 480 West St.

Contact Trevor Wheelock twheelock@18degreesma.org or 413-597-1259 or 413-448-8281 ext 241

Jul
6
Wed
2022
English Language Learning @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

A free class that is offered to those who are learning the English language.

Contact: Sylvana Proano at sproano@18degreesma.org or call the office for more details. 413-448-8281

Live Out Loud High School @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Jul 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A safe, supportive space for LGBTQIA+  youth 14-18 to get together for conversation and activities.

Meets Thursdays 3:30-4:30 pm @ 480 West St.

Contact Emma Lenski emlenski@18degreesma.org or call 413-770-7121 for more information

Jul
7
Thu
2022
Live Out Loud Middle School @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Jul 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

A safe, supportive space for LGBTQ+  youth 11-14 to get together and express their authentic selves while having fun! Meets Thursdays 4:00-5:30 pm @ 480 West St.

Contact Emma Lenski emlenski@18degreesma.org or call 413-770-7121 for more information

Rap, Inc. @ 18 Degrees
Jul 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

RAP, Inc.: A free after-school program providing an inclusive and safe space for youth to express themselves through hip hop and rap music. Earn incentives when you meet your artistic goals! Learn about music production, song-writing, promotion & marketing, and financial management!

Meets Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30-7:00pm @ 480 West St.

Contact Trevor Wheelock twheelock@18degreesma.org or 413-597-1259 or 413-448-8281 ext 241

Jul
11
Mon
2022
Create Something @ 18 Degrees
Jul 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Create Something is a drop-in group for youth interested in the arts and creating in many different forms of artwork. Each session will feature a new “something” to be created using art supplies at the Family Resource Center at 18 Degrees.

Recommended for kids in grades K-8.

Contact Marisa – (413) 448-8281 ext. 266 or mpapallo@18degreesma.org

Parents Helping Parents @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Jul 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

A parent support group for families who have DCF involvement.

Contact Melia Hoffman at mhoffman@18degreesma.org or call the office for details (413) 448-8281 x 268.

Young Adult Affinity Group @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This is a safe and supportive space for young adults ages 18-30 in the LGBTQIA+ community. It is a space for people of shared experiences and identity to have conversations and workshops.

Contact Emma Lenski at emlenski@18degreesma.org   or call 413-448-8281 ext 267 for more information.

Jul
12
Tue
2022
Rap, Inc. @ 18 Degrees
Jul 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

RAP, Inc.: A free after-school program providing an inclusive and safe space for youth to express themselves through hip hop and rap music. Earn incentives when you meet your artistic goals! Learn about music production, song-writing, promotion & marketing, and financial management!

Meets Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30-7:00pm @ 480 West St.

Contact Trevor Wheelock twheelock@18degreesma.org or 413-597-1259 or 413-448-8281 ext 241

Jul
13
Wed
2022
English Language Learning @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

A free class that is offered to those who are learning the English language.

Contact: Sylvana Proano at sproano@18degreesma.org or call the office for more details. 413-448-8281

Live Out Loud High School @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Jul 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A safe, supportive space for LGBTQIA+  youth 14-18 to get together for conversation and activities.

Meets Thursdays 3:30-4:30 pm @ 480 West St.

Contact Emma Lenski emlenski@18degreesma.org or call 413-770-7121 for more information

PRISM (Parents/Caregivers Respecting Identity and Sexuality in MA) @ 18 Degrees
Jul 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

PRISM (Parents/Caregivers Respecting Identity and Sexuality in MA) is a supportive, judgment-free space for parents and caregivers of LGBTQIA+ children (including adult children). Adjusting to the many changes in your child’s life can be challenging, yet exciting! Hear from others who may have insight or shared experiences.

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 5-6 pm in person. For more information or to register, contact Emma Lenski emlenski@18degreesma.org (413) 448-8281 ext 267, or Tammy Martin tmartin@18degreesma.org (413448-8281 ext 264.

Jul
14
Thu
2022
Live Out Loud Middle School @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Jul 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

A safe, supportive space for LGBTQ+  youth 11-14 to get together and express their authentic selves while having fun! Meets Thursdays 4:00-5:30 pm @ 480 West St.

Contact Emma Lenski emlenski@18degreesma.org or call 413-770-7121 for more information

Rap, Inc. @ 18 Degrees
Jul 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

RAP, Inc.: A free after-school program providing an inclusive and safe space for youth to express themselves through hip hop and rap music. Earn incentives when you meet your artistic goals! Learn about music production, song-writing, promotion & marketing, and financial management!

Meets Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30-7:00pm @ 480 West St.

Contact Trevor Wheelock twheelock@18degreesma.org or 413-597-1259 or 413-448-8281 ext 241

Jul
16
Sat
2022
Family Resource Center Open @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Jul 16 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Conexione Positivas @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Jul 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Monthly family activity group for Spanish-speaking families.

Contact Sylvana Proano at SProano@18degreesma.org or (413) 448-8281 ext 261

Jul
18
Mon
2022
Create Something @ 18 Degrees
Jul 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Create Something is a drop-in group for youth interested in the arts and creating in many different forms of artwork. Each session will feature a new “something” to be created using art supplies at the Family Resource Center at 18 Degrees.

Recommended for kids in grades K-8.

Contact Marisa – (413) 448-8281 ext. 266 or mpapallo@18degreesma.org

Parents Helping Parents @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Jul 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

A parent support group for families who have DCF involvement.

Contact Melia Hoffman at mhoffman@18degreesma.org or call the office for details (413) 448-8281 x 268.

Young Adult Affinity Group @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This is a safe and supportive space for young adults ages 18-30 in the LGBTQIA+ community. It is a space for people of shared experiences and identity to have conversations and workshops.

Contact Emma Lenski at emlenski@18degreesma.org   or call 413-448-8281 ext 267 for more information.

Jul
19
Tue
2022
Rap, Inc. @ 18 Degrees
Jul 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

RAP, Inc.: A free after-school program providing an inclusive and safe space for youth to express themselves through hip hop and rap music. Earn incentives when you meet your artistic goals! Learn about music production, song-writing, promotion & marketing, and financial management!

Meets Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30-7:00pm @ 480 West St.

Contact Trevor Wheelock twheelock@18degreesma.org or 413-597-1259 or 413-448-8281 ext 241

Jul
20
Wed
2022
English Language Learning @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

A free class that is offered to those who are learning the English language.

Contact: Sylvana Proano at sproano@18degreesma.org or call the office for more details. 413-448-8281

Live Out Loud High School @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Jul 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A safe, supportive space for LGBTQIA+  youth 14-18 to get together for conversation and activities.

Meets Thursdays 3:30-4:30 pm @ 480 West St.

Contact Emma Lenski emlenski@18degreesma.org or call 413-770-7121 for more information

Jul
21
Thu
2022
Attendance Workshop @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Jul 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Learn about chronic absenteeism and how it affects your child’s learning. Explore ways to get your child to school and make a plan for a successful school year.

Contact:
Hilary Houldsworth hhouldsworth@18degreesma.org or (413) 448-8281 ext 262
Marisa Papallo at mpapallo@18degreesma.org  or (413) 448-8281 ext 266

Live Out Loud Middle School @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Jul 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

A safe, supportive space for LGBTQ+  youth 11-14 to get together and express their authentic selves while having fun! Meets Thursdays 4:00-5:30 pm @ 480 West St.

Contact Emma Lenski emlenski@18degreesma.org or call 413-770-7121 for more information

Rap, Inc. @ 18 Degrees
Jul 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

RAP, Inc.: A free after-school program providing an inclusive and safe space for youth to express themselves through hip hop and rap music. Earn incentives when you meet your artistic goals! Learn about music production, song-writing, promotion & marketing, and financial management!

Meets Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30-7:00pm @ 480 West St.

Contact Trevor Wheelock twheelock@18degreesma.org or 413-597-1259 or 413-448-8281 ext 241