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5CLIR’s Spring Social

You are cordially invited to the 5CLIR Spring Social!

WHERE: Hadley Farms Meeting House (1 Russell St. (Route 9) in Hadley, in the Hampton Village Barn Shops, just west of the light at Bay Road)

WHEN: Wednesday, April 19th from 4:00 – 6:00 pm

Now that spring has arrived, this is the perfect opportunity to get out and meet new members and reconnect with old friends. Join us for wine and hors d’oeuvres from 4:00-5:00.

Following the social hour, guest speaker John Lombardi, former Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, will speak on “Colleges and Universities in a Changing World: What will we look like tomorrow?” We look forward to seeing you there!

Hayden’s Nelson Mass, Smith College 3/18

Arcadia Players and Men and Boys Choir from The Cathedral of All Saints, Albany, with guest conductor Woodrow Bynum, present the “Lord Nelson Mass,” or Missa in angustiis, by Franz Josef Haydn, on Saturday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m. The concert, concluding Arcadia Players’ 27th season, also features a motet by Haydn and two works by Mozart.  The venue is Sweeney Concert Hall in Sage Hall, Smith College in Northampton. Sage Hall is at the end of Green Street, with parking in nearby campus lots and the Smith College Parking Garage.

Group tickets (5+ people) are $25.


Volunteer for Study of Effects of Physical Activity

Men Aged 55-70!

Learn more about your leg strength and walking style!


Researchers at the University of Massachusetts- Amherst are studying how age and physical activity history change your leg strength and the way you walk.


The following criteria must be met to qualify for the study.

  • Healthy body weight
  • Ability to walk unaided for 40 minutes
  • No cardiovascular, respiratory or neurological problems.
  • No history of major reconstructive surgery in lower limb
  • No frequent participation in strength training or vigorous exercise


Participants will be asked to complete two study visits to the Musculoskeletal & Orthopedic Biomechanics Lab. One visit will involve filling out questionnaires. The second visit will be a 3 hour visit during which we will collect strength and walking data. Participants will receive a $25 gift card.


If interested, please contact Jocelyn at boyerbiomech@kin.umass.edu

or by calling 413-545-4421