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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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Fall Ball - Burgess, Schultz & Robb Golf Outing

Shotgun start at 12:00. Foursomes will be created by BSR.

Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres afterwards.

When: Oct 9, 2014 12 PM to Oct 9, 2014 7 PMin Agawam, Massachusetts (Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12 )
Six Flags Food Truck and Beer Festival
What do you get when you combine roller coasters, the New England SkyScreamer, haunted attractions and more than twenty food trucks? You get the first-ever SIX FLAGS NEW ENGLAND FOOD TRUCK & BEER FESTIVAL! Coming to Agawam, Massachusetts on Saturday, October 18 from Noon – 11:00 p.m., the Food Truck Festival will feature more than twenty gourmet food trucks and beer and wine. The festival ticket includes full access to all rides and activities at the theme park (some attractions may require a separate fee). Produced in partnership with Food Truck Festivals of New England, the SIX FLAGS NEW ENGLAND FOOD TRUCK & BEER FESTIVAL will take place at the Rivers Edge Picnic Grove inside the park. Tickets to the park & the SIX FLAGS NEW ENGLAND FOOD TRUCK & BEER FESTIVAL will be $49.99 and includes parking, theme park admission and access to the Food Truck & Beer Festival. Food and beer costs are extra. Tickets available at Some of the participating trucks include *: -Cape Cod Cannolis - Nom Nom Hut -Chef Bob’s Buns on the Run -Simply Scrumptious RI -Cowabunga -Stuffed Sandwiches -Frozen Hoagies -Szabos Seafood -Gotta Q BBQ -Uyghur Kitchen -Ipswich Clambake -Walloon’s Food Truck -M & M Ribs -Yumm Bai * (Subject to change. Check our websites for the latest list: and for the latest list of participating trucks .) The SIX FLAGS NEW ENGLAND FOOD TRUCK & BEER FESTIVAL – Saturday, October 18 from Noon – 11:00 p.m. at Six Flags New England in Agawam, MA. Come early, come hungry -- it promises to be quite a ride!

When: Oct 18, 2014 12 PM to Oct 18, 2014 11 PMin Agawam, Massachusetts (Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12 )
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 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Oct 19, 2014 11 AM in Agawam, Massachusetts (Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11 )
Workforce Training Fund Workshop Session-Agawam

Light lunch will be served

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




Companies that are ready to apply or are in the process of applying for a Workforce Training Fund General Program Grant are encouraged to attend this 2-hour application workshop.


The General Program Training Grant Application Workshop provides a comprehensive review of the general program grant application including:


  • discussing what makes for a competitive application;
  • how to develop a successful training plan;
  • measurable grant outcomes;
  • grant terminology; and
  • examples of general program grant applications.


For more information about the Workforce Training Fund Program, visit

When: Oct 10, 2014 12 PM to Oct 10, 2014 3 PMin Agawam, Massachusetts (Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12 )
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 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Nov 19, 2014 1 PM in Agawam, Massachusetts (Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13 )

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