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Holyoke Medical Center Is Proud To Sponsor Holyoke Winter Carnival

Holyoke Medical Center is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor for the 3rd Annual Holyoke Winter Carnival. Don't miss the fun as the Carnival kicks off ten days and two weekends of fun for the whole family on February 7th!

The Carnival will open again this year with a Luminaria at Community Field on Friday, February 7. The sunset-timed program gets underway as dusk settles over Holyoke's newest four-season park. Over 1,000 candlelit luminaries will dot the walkways of Community Field. The night will feature music, ice-skating, free hot chocolate, and picture-taking opportunities with family and friends. It will be a one-night visual spectacle-not to be missed. 

Here are a small sampling of events that will be held during the ten day carnival:

  • Holyoke History Scavenger Hunt, February 8, 8:30 a.m. or February 14, 7:00 p.m., History Room, Holyoke Public Library - Free 
  • Quilt Show, February 7-16, various locations - Free 
  • Family Day, Saturday February 8, 1-4 p.m., Holyoke Heritage State Park - Free 
  • Fry Pan Toss contest, Saturday February 8, 1-4 p.m., Heritage State Park - Free 
  • Berkshire East Ski Resort, Saturday February 8 at 4:30 p.m. - $15 lift tickets
  • Holyoke Fireman's Hockey Club Tournament, Sunday February 9 from 3-6 p.m. Fitzpatrick Skating Arena - Free
  • Valentine's Day Meal and Movie - Friday, February 14, 5-8:30 p.m., United Congregational Church - Free
  • Roaring Chili Cook-Off, Saturday, February 15 from 1-4 p.m., Gateway City Arts, 92-114 Race St., Holyoke
  • Night Parade, Saturday February 15, 6:00 p.m., Lynch School to Yankee Pedlar Restaurant - Free 
  • Pancake Breakfast, Sunday, February 16, 9:00 a.m., Holyoke Senior Center - Free

Don't miss the fun!

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