Events / Calendar

May
19
Thu
2022
Attendance Workshop @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
May 19 @ 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
May 19 @ 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
May 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

May
20
Fri
2022
Homework Help @ 18 Degrees
May 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Drop-in group for students looking for a quiet place to study and get their school work done. Parents are also welcome to drop in for any school-related support they may need.

Recommended for grades 6-12

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

May
21
Sat
2022
Family Resource Center Open @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
May 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Conexione Positivas @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
May 21 @ 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

May
23
Mon
2022
Create Something @ 18 Degrees
May 23 @ 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
May 23 @ 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
May 23 @ 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.

May
24
Tue
2022
Rap, Inc. @ 18 Degrees
May 24 @ 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

May
25
Wed
2022
English Language Learning @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
May 25 @ 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

Nurturing Parents @ 18 Degrees
May 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A 16-week evidence-based curriculum for parents in substance abuse treatment and recovery.

Contact Melia to register – (413) 448-8281 ext 268 or mhoffman@18degreesma.org

Homework Help @ 18 Degrees
May 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Drop-in group for students looking for a quiet place to study and get their school work done. Parents are also welcome to drop in for any school-related support they may need.

Recommended for grades 6-12

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

Live Out Loud High School @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
May 25 @ 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

Ladies Night Out @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
May 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Come join the fun of learning a new craft! Ladies Night Out is a monthly event hosted by the Family Resource Center at 18 Degrees. Join us on the last Wednesday of each month to create and connect with others in your community at this stress management/support group for female caregivers of all ages.
Join us in March to start your own garden.
Crafts change monthly. Check out our Facebook page for this month’s activity.
All supplies are provided.
In-person Meeting (RSVP required)
Contact Tammy Martin at tmartin@18degreesma.org or call the office for details (413) 448-8281 x 264.
May
26
Thu
2022
Live Out Loud Middle School @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
May 26 @ 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
May 26 @ 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

May
27
Fri
2022
Homework Help @ 18 Degrees
May 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Drop-in group for students looking for a quiet place to study and get their school work done. Parents are also welcome to drop in for any school-related support they may need.

Recommended for grades 6-12

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

May
30
Mon
2022
Closed for Holiday
May 30 all-day

18 Degrees is closed in observance of the holiday.

May
31
Tue
2022
Rap, Inc. @ 18 Degrees
May 31 @ 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

Jun
1
Wed
2022
English Language Learning @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Jun 1 @ 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

Nurturing Parents @ 18 Degrees
Jun 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A 16-week evidence-based curriculum for parents in substance abuse treatment and recovery.

Contact Melia to register – (413) 448-8281 ext 268 or mhoffman@18degreesma.org

Homework Help @ 18 Degrees
Jun 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Drop-in group for students looking for a quiet place to study and get their school work done. Parents are also welcome to drop in for any school-related support they may need.

Recommended for grades 6-12

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

Live Out Loud High School @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Jun 1 @ 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

Jun
2
Thu
2022
Live Out Loud Middle School @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Jun 2 @ 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

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.