Press Releases


Most Recent -

Emergency Preparedness Training Session in Springfield!
Find details and registration for October 17th training session provided by the MCC and Springfield Police Department!

Agawam Council seeks Grant Requests
Apply online for grants beginning September 1st!

Governor Baker boosts Arts funding by $2 Million!
Read about the just-passed FY-2020 budget.

SENIORS - Want to attend our Applause Series concerts but don't have a ride?
The Agawam Council on Aging has begun a pilot program to provide
FREE transportation to and from our events at the Senior Center.
Space is limited; some restrictions apply. Click here for details.


Archival -

Shakespeare and Co at AHS! - The public is invited to A Midsummer Night's Dream, February 27th!

Become a valued "Community Partner"! - Find out how you or your business can become an Applause Series supporter!

ACC Seeking FY 2018 Grant Requests - Online application forms become available 9/1/17 !

8th Annual Juried Art Show --
Friends of the Agawam Public Library Annual Art show, awards ceremony and reception!

Musical Tales of The Dark Side --
Folksinger Rick Spencer presents outlaws, villains, and rogues as Part of Agawam Cultural Council's Popular Applause Series, April 8th!

ACC Announces Writing Competition Awards Ceremony! --
Includes a list of 2015 winners and awards details.

Shakespeare & Co. presents "Macbeth"--
Open to the public, at Agawam HS in April!

BIG BAND Dinner Dance! --
A swingin' good time to support our commmunity activities.

BIG BAND Dinner Dance! (supplemental) --
...details of the dinner and music to be heard.

FY-2015 Grants awarded! --
check out the process.

FY-2015 Grants: (Supplemental) --
Complete recipients list. Click on "Grant Recipients" tab.

Writing Competition Winners Announced --
complete list of winners and awards ceremony/ reception info.

ACC Chair Bob Kadis to be honored --
with MCC Community Leadership award!

Leadership Award: (Supplemental) --
See what the MCC says about this year's Community Leadership award-winners!

SENATE FOLLOWS HOUSE LEAD...  and reverses funding cuts for the MCC (and us) !

THE LEGISLATURE VOTES ...  to increase 2015 MCC funding
by nearly $1 Million!

FY-2014 Grants Awarded! - includes a list of recipients ...

New Cooking Fundraiser - A "TASTE-ful" way folks got to support the ACC's activities ...

3/14 - Shakespeare & Co. perform at AHS! - Romeo and Juliet comes to Agawam High School, public invited! ...

Holiday Fundraiser a Hit! - details of our popular "Holiday Appetizers" Fundraiser held at  Partners Restaurant ...

Proposed Cuts Reversed! - A victory for Arts advocates.....

Free Drawing for Kids' Theatre Tix! - Theatre for young audiences (and their parents!) ...

Ed the Wizard at Agawam Public Library - ACC grants funds
for "Reading is Magic" show ...