What’s New on hadley350.org

What’s New on hadley350.org


“Unity in the Community” Candle Lighting”

We are encouraging everyone in Hadley to place white candle lights in their windows from Thanksgiving to the end of the year.

Please see the write up about this on bottom of the home page, under the Welcome letter. The 350th Holiday ornaments were painted by Thelma Hamilton of Watertown, NY. Thelma’s work is currently being displayed at the Smithsonian Museum.
Angels of Hadley Play Photo book is now available, with 66 pages and 60 photos. To preview the book, click on Angels photo book. You can order the book at the Goodwin Memorial Library in November, for pick up mid December. Softcover is $15, hardcover with premium paper is $35.

Parade Photo Book is now available, with 106 pages and over 300 photos. To preview the book, click on parade book . You can order the book at the Goodwin Memorial Library in November, for pick up mid December. Softcover is $28, hardcover with premium paper is $54.

Watch a Hadley Farm Museum video clip on masslive.com: Hadley Farm Museum

TV 5 will be showing Hadley films weekly. See films from the 350th celebration events and films about Hadley. Film shown each Friday at 8:00 and 9:00, and repeated Sat. at noon and 4:00 PM and Sun. at noon.

The 350th Publications Committee is offering two books so far, “Cultivating a Past”, essays on Hadley, edited by Marla Miller ($35), and “The French Canadians of Hadley, Massachusetts, Why they Came and Why They Stayed” by Tom Pelissier ($10). The books are available at North Hadley Sugar Shack and Barstow’s Dairy and Bakery. “Cultivating a Past” is also available through bookstores. More books will be coming.

There was a great feature recently on Hadley asparagus on NECN. See several local farmers and vendors talking about our famous asparagus (there is a short ad to watch first). NECN clip.