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Springfield Marriott Hotel
The Springfield Marriott Hotel is conveniently located near I-91 & I-90 near the Basketball Hall of Fame, Six Flags New England, The Big E & other local attractions. Enjoy internet access, cable TV with HBO, luxurious bedding, wet bar, mini fridge and indoor pool.
About Agawam
The city of Agawam was founded in 1855 as a town and is located in the Hampden county area. The name Agawam which is an Indian term meaning crooked river was given to the community for its location on the Connecticut River which separates Agawam from Springfield.

Although a city government, the community wishes to be known as The Town of Agawam which has retained its sense of being a small town of tradition does offer many recreational opportunities at the numerous amounts of State Parks and neighboring golf courses.

Agawam is the home of Six Flags New England (formerly Riverside Amusement Park) which included the NASCAR racing track riverside speedway.

Proud of the affordable land and buildings with low tax rates lets residents build good lives and attracts those who dream of buying an affordable home or starting their own business. Agawams setting of historic homes and traditional farm fields with the natural location of the towns mountains and rivers and streams retains an appealing sense of a great place to raise children with family values and good schools and is also a peaceful place to enjoy retirement years.

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American Acoustic Music Jamboree
The Pioneer Valley Pickers and Grinners will present a performance of American Acoustic Music Sunday March 20th from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM at JRS Flea Market 870 Suffield Street, Route 75 Agawam MA 01001. The Resurrection Airmen Band will bring their unique blend of classic country, bluegrass and gospel music for this special performance. The Airmen play a variety of stringed musical instruments including Resophonic Guitar, Five String Banjo, Mandolin, Guitar and Bass Fiddle. Their music ranges from Bob Wills' Texas Swing, and Bill Monroe's Bluegrass to the Beatles and George Strait all presented with a heaping helping of down home humor. Admission is free to this family friendly event. Contact Kirk at 413-569-3637 for further information.

When: Mar 20, 2015 12 AM to Mar 20, 2015 12 AMin Agawam, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00 )
Workforce Training Fund Information Session-Agawam

Want more information about the Workforce Training Fund Program and which training grant would best fit your business' training needs?

This 2-hour information session will give an overview of all of the Workforce Training Fund Grant Programs:

  • General Program Training Grants - including Consortium Grants
  • Express Program Training Grants
  • Hiring Incentive Training Grants (HITG)
  • Technical Assistance Grants

The overview will cover the features and benefits of each program, the amount of available funding, and how to apply.

For more information about the Workforce Training Fund Program, visit

When: Dec 5, 2014 8 AM to Dec 5, 2014 10 AMin Agawam, Massachusetts (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 08 )
Christine Sulborski, "Alex's Winter Adventure"
When: Dec 4, 2014 6 PM in Agawam, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Thu, 04 Dec 2014 18 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Nov 19, 2014 1 PM in Agawam, Massachusetts (Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13 )
Coffee Night With Ottoman Classical Music Concert

You are Cordially invited to our `` Coffee Night `` event. Please Join us, taste delicious home-made Turkish

appetizers and turkish coffee with Ottoman Classical Music Concert

When: Oct 25, 2014 6 PM to Oct 25, 2014 8 PMin Agawam, Massachusetts (Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18 )
The Power of Purple 5k Color Run (to benefit Relay for Life & American Cancer Society)

Join us for a FUN 5k & Show your Support for Cancer Survivors and Fighters!

Paint yourself PURPLE to show your support for cancer survivors & fighters and in memory of those lost to this terrible disease.


Grab your friends, form a team & have some fun with us!


Prizes for Best Spirit, Raffles, Post-Race Celebration & More!


Register today & get a pair of really cool event sunglasses!


ALL proceeds will benefit Relay for Life & the American Cancer Society.


If you are a member of a specific Relay for Life Team, let us know & we will donate $2.00 from your registration to your team!

When: Oct 26, 2014 10 AM in Agawam, Massachusetts
Cost: $25/adult and $20/children (Sun, 26 Oct 2014 10 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Nov 28, 2014 10 AM in Agawam, Massachusetts (Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10 )

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