Some events happen pretty much without fail every week. Rather than cluttering the newsletter itself, those are posted here! Any time we find a new weekly event, it will first go in the newsletter and then pop up here.
Palmer Public Library [1455 North Main Street, Palmer, MA 01069] at 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Carpe Stylum Writer’s Group
A group for writers! You can contact LuWanda Cheney at 413-687-0497 for more information.
Crafternoons at the Library
Make some crafts at the library with friends!
Keep Calm and Needlework On!
Do needlework with a bunch of people who love needlework in a casual environment!
Community Room [Burger King, 334 King Street Northampton MA 01060] at 5:30pm – 10:00pm
Northampton Scrabble Club
Love Scrabble? Come play with nice people! Players of all ages, abilities, and personalities are welcome. Call (413) 387-9678 for more information
Palmer Public Library [1455 North Main Street, Palmer, MA 01069] at 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Chess Club (Grades 4-7)
Somewhere convenient and comfortable to play and learn Chess provided you are in grades 4-7. No need to sign up, drop-ins are welcome! Chess, the game of dragons, is a great thing to learn young! That way you’re always better than everyone you know and we all secretly envy you.
Forbes Library, Mezzanine [20 West St, Northampton, MA 01060] 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Chess! The game of kings! Drop in for part or all of this casual chess meet. All experience levels welcome, and please bring your set if you’ve got one!
Greenfield Public Library [402 Main St, Greenfield, MA 01301] at 5:30pm – 8:00pm
CHESS! The Sport of Barons! The most exciting game in the world 6000 years running! The game that you are presumed intelligent if you can play, even though Magic is also hard GUYS! CHESS! All ages and all skills welcome, come to play and to learn!
Miniature Gaming With The 131
Come hang out and play miniatures games! Warhammer and the like, on the big tables with terrain on them and all that.
Play boardgames at the library! Good times.
The Roost [1 Market St, Northampton, MA 01060] at 7:00pm – 12:00am
Western Mass Go Club
Go! Human players were finally beaten recently, but it’s still pretty good we guess.
Worlds Apart Games [48 North Pleasant Street B2, Amherst, MA 01002] at 3:00pm – 7:00pm
Board Game Playing and Learning Night
Experts available to teach and play board games with you and your friends! They take requests, too! No experience needed.
Modern Myths [34 Bridge Street #4, Northampton, MA 01060] at 6:00pm – 11:00pm
Board Game Night
Come hang out and play board games from the stock at Modern Myths! Try something new or just get the players you need for an old favorite.
Wild Willy’s Games Galore and Table Top Emporium [424 East St, South Hadley, MA 01075] at 7:00pm – 10:30pm
SATURDAY NIGHT SLAUGHTER
A 500-point Warhammer 40K matchup! There’s a $5 buy-in and some sweet prizes. No Super Heavies, Fliers, or Formations! All Commanders welcome!
Comics n’ More [31 Union Street, Easthampton MA 01027] at 4:00pm
Board Game Afternoon
Come hang out and play board games from the stock at Comics N’ More! Try something new or just get the players you need for an old favorite.
Play Magic, maybe win prizes!
Wild Willy’s Games Galore and Table Top Emporium [424 East St, South Hadley, MA 01075] at 7:00pm – 9:30pm
Magic the Gathering Booster Draft
The set from which you draft may change weekly, so check their Facebook and Twitter! They’ll post the set they draft from!
Play Magic, maybe win prizes!
Friday Night Magic Modern Tournaments
Play Magic, maybe win prizes!
Lost Harbor Games and Hobbies [61 Southwick Road Westfield, MA 01085] at 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Friday Night Magic: Standard
Standard Constructed, four rounds of Swiss. Entry fee is either $5 or free! Play for free to have a chance to win promo cards, or pay $5 to have the chance to win booster packs too!
Lost Harbor Games and Hobbies [61 Southwick Road Westfield, MA 01085] at 9:00pm – 12:00am
Friday Night Magic: Draft
Booster Draft! Three rounds of Swiss. Entry fee is $12. Get 2-1 or better and win booster packs! Top two also awarded FNM promo cards!
Lost Harbor Games and Hobbies [61 Southwick Road Westfield, MA 01085]at 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Standard event, Swiss with a cut to top four or top eight. Win boosters!
Coolidge Museum at Forbes Library [20 West St., Northampton, MA 01060] at 10:00am – 12:00pm
A community ukulele club! They meet regularly to sing together, and improve their playing. They play in public on occasion, and welcome beginners and experienced players to play, sing, or listen!
Off the Wall Games [41 Russell St – Hadley MA, 01035] at 12:00pm
Epic play in the world of Golarion over the course of multiple seasons, during which you and your fellow Pathfinders create an ongoing storyline. Each season consists of at least 28 4-hour adventures.
The Quarters [8 Railroad Street, Hadley, MA 01035]
Teams can be 1-5 people, and it’s $5 per person to enter. There are cash prizes and gift certificates for the top 3 teams. Nerdy trivia in general, probably up your alley if The Quarters itself appeals to you.
The Hanger [10 University Drive, Amherst, MA 01002] at 7:30pm
There is little information about this mysterious trivia night but you can probably expect undergrads.
The Harp [163 Sunderland Road, Amherst, MA 01002] at 9:00pm
Teams can be as big as you feel like! Usually lots of undergrads, for good or ill!
The World War 2 Club [50 Conz Street, Northampton, MA 01060] at 8:00pm
Teams can be 1-5 people, and it’s $5 per person to enter. There are cash prizes for the top 3-5 teams. The trivia is well-curated and idiosyncratic due to the fact that it has been put on by the same person for 5 years. It’s also hard as all living heck most nights, don’t get discouraged!
The Brass Cat [65 Cottage St., Easthampton, MA 01027] at 7:00pm
It’s $5 per person, all of which goes to the prize money. There’s good food, good beer, and some good general-knowledge questions.
The Quarters [8 Railroad Street, Hadley, MA 01035] at 10:00am – 2:00pm
Super Cereal Saturday
Saturday morning cartoons! Pay $10, or $8 for kids, and get unlimited cereal, cartoons on the projector, and unlimited tokens to play games. For adults, they also serve alcohol! Don’t make too much of a habit of drinking at 10:00am, though.
The Quarters [8 Railroad Street, Hadley, MA 01035] at 8:00pm – 1:00am
Throne of Games
Play old-school console games on the projector! It’s also a night for fighting game fans to get together and play head-to-head