Events / Calendar

Aug
16
Tue
2022
Selfie Time @ Family Resource Center at 18 Degrees
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Selfie Time
1st and 3rd Tuesday 10 am-11 am
This support group has a strong focus on parents’ self-care. Come join a group designed just for you to take care of yourself…for once! Contact Patricia!

Mommy & Me Play Group @ 18 Degrees
Aug 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Mommy & Me Play Group
Tuesdays 11am-12:30pm
This group is for caregivers and children ages 0-3yrs. A chance for the kids to socialize with other kids and for caregivers to socialize with other caregivers of young children. Contact Sylvana!

Rap, Inc. @ 18 Degrees
Aug 16 @ 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, songwriting, promotion & marketing, and financial management.

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

Contact Kevin Kelly or 413-448-8281

Aug
17
Wed
2022
English Language Learning @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Aug 17 @ 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

Summer Lounge Club @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Aug 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Summer Lounge Club
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 11 am-12 pm
For youth 12-18 years of age, a drop in space where teens will be able to relax and enjoy activities together.
Activities include video games, TV, board games, a Ping Pong table, and more! For more information and any questions, contact Kevin or Marisa!

Live Out Loud High School @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Aug 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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

Meets Thursdays 3:00-4:00 pm @ 480 West St.

Contact Emma Lenski emlenski@18degreesma.org

Aug
18
Thu
2022
Youth Enjoying Summer (Y.E.S.) @ Family Resource Center at 18 Degrees
Aug 18 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Y.E.S. Youth Enjoying Summer
Thursdays 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
For youth 10-16 years of age. Weekly games, art activities, sports, field trips, and more. For more information, contact Kevin or Marisa!

Attendance Workshop @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Aug 18 @ 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
Aug 18 @ 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
Aug 18 @ 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, songwriting, promotion & marketing, and financial management.

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

Contact Kevin Kelly or 413-448-8281

Aug
19
Fri
2022
Summer Lounge Club @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Summer Lounge Club
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 11 am-12 pm
For youth 12-18 years of age, a drop in space where teens will be able to relax and enjoy activities together.
Activities include video games, TV, board games, a Ping Pong table, and more! For more information and any questions, contact Kevin or Marisa!

Aug
20
Sat
2022
Family Resource Center Open @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Aug 20 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Conexione Positivas @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Aug 20 @ 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

Aug
22
Mon
2022
Summer Lounge Club @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Aug 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Summer Lounge Club
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 11 am-12 pm
For youth 12-18 years of age, a drop in space where teens will be able to relax and enjoy activities together.
Activities include video games, TV, board games, a Ping Pong table, and more! For more information and any questions, contact Kevin or Marisa!

Parents Helping Parents @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Aug 22 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 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
Aug 22 @ 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.

Aug
23
Tue
2022
Mommy & Me Play Group @ 18 Degrees
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Mommy & Me Play Group
Tuesdays 11am-12:30pm
This group is for caregivers and children ages 0-3yrs. A chance for the kids to socialize with other kids and for caregivers to socialize with other caregivers of young children. Contact Sylvana!

Rap, Inc. @ 18 Degrees
Aug 23 @ 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, songwriting, promotion & marketing, and financial management.

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

Contact Kevin Kelly or 413-448-8281

Aug
24
Wed
2022
English Language Learning @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Aug 24 @ 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

Summer Lounge Club @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Summer Lounge Club
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 11 am-12 pm
For youth 12-18 years of age, a drop in space where teens will be able to relax and enjoy activities together.
Activities include video games, TV, board games, a Ping Pong table, and more! For more information and any questions, contact Kevin or Marisa!

Live Out Loud High School @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Aug 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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

Meets Thursdays 3:00-4:00 pm @ 480 West St.

Contact Emma Lenski emlenski@18degreesma.org

Aug
25
Thu
2022
Youth Enjoying Summer (Y.E.S.) @ Family Resource Center at 18 Degrees
Aug 25 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Y.E.S. Youth Enjoying Summer
Thursdays 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
For youth 10-16 years of age. Weekly games, art activities, sports, field trips, and more. For more information, contact Kevin or Marisa!

Live Out Loud Middle School @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Aug 25 @ 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
Aug 25 @ 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, songwriting, promotion & marketing, and financial management.

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

Contact Kevin Kelly or 413-448-8281

Aug
26
Fri
2022
Summer Lounge Club @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Summer Lounge Club
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 11 am-12 pm
For youth 12-18 years of age, a drop in space where teens will be able to relax and enjoy activities together.
Activities include video games, TV, board games, a Ping Pong table, and more! For more information and any questions, contact Kevin or Marisa!

All activities are currently being hosted in person. Masks are required regardless of vaccination status, and RSVPs are required. Call (413) 448-8281 or email info@18degreesma.org for more information.

18 Degrees partners with the Berkshire Diaper Project to offer families FREE diapers during regular business hours.