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News of the GRANT CYCLE for FY-2017
FY-2017 Grant Applications are due by October 17th, 2016 !
New ONLINE grant applications are available NOW.

( Applicants are required to set up an account with the MCC, here.)
- Teachers, School Admins, and PTOs -- please pay special attention! -
NEW THIS YEAR: Paper applications are history --
Online applications must be used!

"Big Yellow School Bus" grant applications become available September 21st.
Find specific details about the ACC's requirements by clicking on the
"Council Priorities" tab here, or by visiting our "Grants" page.

Click here to find general details about the MCC's Grants Program.
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Calling ARTISTS (in all fields)! -- Looking for funding / exposure for your work?
For ArtSake , click here and scroll down to the "Artist News" links.
Find ideas, past contacts and opportunities here.

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Our Applause Series continues Friday, October 7th with

Magic, mind-reading, and hilarity!

7:00 PM at the Agawam Public Library, 750 Cooper Street, Agawam
- Admission is free -

Click here for venue locations and maps,
plus details of the entire exciting season!



Tickets for our November 12th  "Plan Your Own Day"
bus trip to New York City are still available!

<<< Please click on "Bus Trips", at left, for trip details.


There's an exciting new initiative across the state to prove it --
find details, and what it can mean to our community, here.

(Courtesy: NPR / WAMC )


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Watch your Cultural Council in action!
The public is invited to attend -- and participate in -- all
monthly meetings of the Agawam Cultural Council.*

Click here for the 2016/2017 meeting schedule.
(* Public input is restricted only during November grant voting meetings.)


Cultural Council events are coming to your TV!
Watch Agawam Public Access Television
( cable Channel 15 )

for recorded versions of past Cultural Council events!



Together with the Massachusetts Cultural Council, our mission is to promote excellence, access, education and diversity in the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences.

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If you missed our Applause Series presentation of the 1930 live-action radio play,
" Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Speckled Band ",
you can find another performance of this fun show at the following location:

Saturday, September 24th, 2:00pm - Jones Library, 43 Amity Street, Amherst MA -
(413) 259-3182

Please visit the East Haddam Stage Company website for more listings.
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Applause Series favorites Judy Handler and Mark Levesque will be appearing
in Bristol, CT at the New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Avenue, Route 72,
on Sunday, September 25th at 2:30 p.m.

$6 (adults) admission to the museum required. 860-585-5411... More info here.
And on Saturday, October 1, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. -- Judy and Mark join the Sound of New England Chorus for a performance at the Riverfront Community Center, 300 Welles Street, Glastonbury, CT.-- Ticket prices and more info here.
Find more of Handler and Levesque's appearances at their website.
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Visit the Agawam Post Office's Suffield Street branch
and discover a lobby exhibit of fine student artwork, K - 6,
presented by the Agawam Public Schools Visual Arts Program!

(600 Suffield Street / Rt. 75 in Agawam)
Exhibits will change roughly every six months.
Special thanks to Postmaster, Dan Czepial, Jr., and to Rocky's/Ace Hardware.
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"Movies are back, at the AGAWAM CINEMAS!!"  }
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Visit them here for showtimes, ticket prices and more.
Or you can call their info line at: (413) 285-7162,
sign up for their digital newsletter, or visit Agawam Cinemas on Facebook.
The two theaters have been lovingly restored for first-run films, and more.
( ...and don't miss the special handmade concession treats -- yum! )
We congratulate the AGAWAM CINEMAS on their return to the community!

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