Events Schedule

This website has historical photos from many years of events, but the newer website has the most up-to-date calendar at:   –That site also has e-newsletter sign-up.  —And find us on FaceBook for updates too:

The usual monthly events are: 1st Friday Bingo 5:30pm.  2nd Sunday Collaborative Cooking 3:00pm, and eating 5:00pm. 3rd Friday Crafts (or Games) 5:30pm.  3rd Monday Potluck Dinner.  Last weekend Brunch 11:30am (most often Sunday, sometimes Saturday).

FEBRUARY 2024 also has, in addition, Ukrainian Easter Egg art class (Pysanky) on Sunday Feb 18 at 1pm ($10 for materials & instruction)   ___ Kids’ Vacation Week Pizza making on Wednesday. Feb 21, 10am to start making, and 11:30 to start eating.  All ages welcome.  ___    And Crystal Singing Bowl Sound-bath meditation 5:30pm on Saturday Feb 24.

Oct, Nov 2023

1st Friday Bingo 5:30pm 10/6 & NOV 3.  2nd Sunday Collaborative Cooking 3pm (meal at 5) 10/8 & NOV 12.  3rd Friday Arts & Crafts 5:30pm 10/20 & NOV 17.  3rd Monday Potluck Dinner 5:30pm 10/16 & NOV 20.  4th Sunday Brunch 11:30am 10/22 & NOV 26.  Tai Chi class 5:15pm Thursdays Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 –will only continue in winter if Doreen is informed of your interest.  Full Moon Meditation will be Sunday Nov 26 at 1:30pm  –For up-to-date notices and brunch RSVP, go to or Facebook: Blossom-CenterMiddlefield.

Holidays:  Halloween congregated Trick-or-Treat, Saturday Oct 28 5-7pm. .     <bingo

Thanksgiving Dinner potluck, Thursday NOV 23 at 12:30pm. 


September 2023

Typical schedule at the Community Center is: 1st Friday Bingo.  Usually, 3rd Friday Crafts for all ages and skills.  3rd Monday Potluck Dinner.  These all at 5:30pm.  4th weekend Brunch 11:30am.  Full Moon Meditation. Plus any classes or special events offered — In September, Doreen is offering Tai Chi on Thursdays at 5:15pm through Oct 5th.  And Cat is offering an Apples and Honey and Challah blessing and sweet tastes for Rosh Hashanah on 15th.  And the community gathers at the Town Library for Book Club discussion every 2nd Wednesday at 5:30pm (9/13).

Dates on the variable events this month: Crafts 9/15.  Brunch on Saturday 9/23.  Full Moon on Thursday 9/28 at 6:30pm.  For Brunch sign-up link, or to subscribe to getting weekly calendar updates, go to our more interactive website at:

August 2023

The usual schedule (with slight variations): >>> 1st FRIDAY is BINGO night at Blossom-Center 5:30pm Aug 4th …or, can carpool with Tamarin to 1st Fridays’ Sacred Circle Dance, leave BC at 5:15pm.  >>> Trying a NEW Event: Collaborative Cooking 3pm Sunday Aug 6.  Bring a favorite recipe (or a new and experimental one), plus ingredients.  We’ll try making and eating things!.  >>> 2nd WEDNESDAY Monthly Book Club at the Library (188 Skyline Trail) is 5:30-7:30 discussion of whatever you and everyone else is reading, or has enjoyed in the past.  No assigned topics or titles.  Come just listen, if you want.  Remember Cat brings home-baked goodies every Wednesday evening to the library, too.

Middlefield Fair is Fri-Sunday Aug 11, 12, 13 across the street from Blossom Center.  Always the 2nd WEEKEND in August, and the big annual event for the wider community of Middlefield.

>> Blossom Center’s Arts & Crafts with Sue is 5:30pm 3rd FRIDAY Aug 18th. Sue brings the supplies.  >>> Blossom Center’s Monthly Potluck is always 3rd MONDAY at 5:30pm (since area restaurants closed on Mondays), on Aug 21.  No coordination of what’s brought, but it always works out.  This month, try to invite someone who’s moved into town recently.  Donations always welcome.

KID’s PIZZA MAKING is for Wednesday lunch on school vacation times.  Last week of summer vacation means WEDNESDAY Aug 23, 10am for rolling out dough, saucing, and topping pizzas.  11:30 for everyone eating pizza for lunch.  >>> Followed by Sign-Language class/ games ~12:30pm.

4th weekend of month BRUNCH will be Sunday Aug 27 at 11:30am.  Please RSVP through the calendar link at so we know how many to cook for. >>>Followed by Board Games (& puzzles) at 12:30pm-3pm Sunday Aug 27.  >>> FULL MOON Meditation Tuesday Aug 29 at 7pm, in the pyramid.

….PS, the annual kid’s and all ages campout in July was lovely! Thanks Buffie for organizing it.  

2023 – March & April

The standard Blossom Community Center schedule is: First Friday Bingo at 5:30pmThird Monday Potluck Dinner 5:30pm.  3rd Friday 5:30pm special event or BYOB hang-out.  4th Sunday Brunch 11:30am.  <–only the Brunch requires RSVP so the amount of food can be shopped for 2 days ahead.  And sometimes the 3rd Friday event needs RSVP, if supplies sufficient for attendees are needed.    For RSVPs, go to the other website, and link will be on the event listing on the calendar page:

EXCEPT…  April 22, 4th SATURDAY for the monthly brunch, instead of 4th Sunday.

In April, like February, there was a school vacation week, so the Wednesday lunch becomes Kids’ Pizza Making, starting at 10am.  And everybody eating at 11:30am. If you do Facebook, also become a member of the group: Middlefield Events at:

or become friends with the “person”:

^^ filling Eggs and craft tables for Middlefield’s town Easter Egg Hunt on April 8th.  <Kids Pizza dough rolling.

2023- February news & calendar

Photos from recent activities: Yule log crafting, pasta and pizza making:

We’ll be doing Vacation Week Pizza-making with kids again for Feb 22, Wed, 10am to help make them, and 11:30am to help eat them!  (photos from December vacation week)

Cat is expanding the capabilities of the new website.  Check out: for calendar, and contact form for volunteered help and ideas, and email list.

Cat’s January Brunch was so popular that everyone voted to make Brunch a monthly meal.  Every 4th Sunday, Brunch, at 11:30 –Next one: Feb 26th.

Ray & Char continue Game Night Bingo every 1st Friday, 5:30-7:30pm. Feb 3, and Mar 3.

Doreen extended Tai Chi – Qi Gong class thru Feb.  Tai / Qi Thurs 4:30-5:30pm Feb 2, 9, 16, 23.

Potluck dinner: Every 3rd Monday 5:30pm. 

Potluck Snacks and games / activities every 3rd Friday 5:30pm.  Roxanne & Dave organizing the fun for Feb 17th

Eating together in other locations: Sunday Feb 12th 8-11am Middlefield Fair’s next pancake breakfast at Town Hall, 188 Skyline.  (All other events at Blossom Center, 16 Bell Rd if no location mentioned.)

2023- January

The Community Center members are brainstorming, and volunteering for, the various activities for the New Year.  So far…  Doreen volunteered to run a 6 week series of Qi-Gong & Tai Chi sessions from Jan 5th thru Feb 9th, Thursday afternoons at 4:30pm.  Come attend if you want to see this continue after the 6 weeks.  Gratitude basket, single class drop-in basis.  And contact: wellnesseducation123 at –to express interest, or ask questions.  See more info on Facebook site: Blossom-CenterMiddlefield

Ray & Char continue to run 1st Friday of the month Bingo night at 5:30 –except this month it was delayed 1 week to Friday, January 13th for Bingo.  February Bingo will be back to Feb 3.

Last Sunday of the month is the date for January’s community meal Sunday, January 29, for Brunch at 11:30am (to help prep, start at 11:00, help clean up by 12:30-ish).  Rsvp on Facebook or by phone message to Tamarin at 413-623-2155 x111.  Or contact Cat directly, or come to the Blossom Center dining room to put your party’s names on the sign-up sheet –no later than Jan 27.  Donation of sliding scale from $4-up.  Menu:  Cat’s world-famous baked French Toast, Scrambled eggs from local chickens, Choice of Vegetarian or Pork Sausage, Fruit, probably pineapple, Coffee, Orange Juice / BYOB Mimosas.

Other chance to eat together: Middlefield Fair fundraiser Pancake Breakfast on Sunday January 15th, taking place at Town Hall from 8-11am, with coordinated meeting time being 9am.

In-person “Re-Imagining” session Sunday January 29, 1-2pm to share goals, values, interests, and do further planning of Community Center activities.  This will follow the January 29th Brunch.



December 2022 – Happy Holidays

Our 3rd Fridays at 5:30pm shared meal this month is Dec 16th, and will feature Diane’s German family food traditions.  Come earlier if you want to join in making the noodle dough and cranking it through the heirloom pasta maker.  __  After the meal, Dave will offer a sing-along. He’ll bring song sheets.  __ And Sue is organizing a ‘Yankee Swap’ of re-gifted items.  Bring a wrapped gift if you want to participate.

Watch the community kids in concert with a trip to regional school’s Gateway Performing Arts Center to see Jazz Band and Chorus perform on: Tuesday Dec 13th plus the Middle School concert.  or Monday Dec 19th plus the High School concert.   Both days at 6:30pm.

Join the Middlefield Community Service Group’s tradition of filling and delivering holiday boxes to area households.  Box assembly and visiting assignment will take place in Blossom Center dining room 1pm Saturday Dec 17.

Doreen has volunteered to offer more Qi-gong / Tai Chi classes if people let her know of their interest.  Proposed date: Friday Dec 9th at 4:15pm.  Contact her or message on Facebook to solidify future dates.

Juniper has re-started Sacred Circle Dances on 1st Fridays in an adjoining town, and would be willing to discuss holding one on a different day at Blossom Center.  Contact Tamarin if interested in these no-partner dances that draw on folk traditions around the world and got popularized by the Findhorn Community.

Jessica started tree decorating in the daycare room.   Sue made a poster for 3rd Friday reminder.  Check Facebook for latest developments.