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2024 Calendar of Events

Dates for The Friends activities and events for the 2024 calendar year are listed below. 

Details for these upcoming activities can be found at the links below:  

We will post additonal details on events as the information becomes available.  

Please submit any questions using the "Contact Us" form at the bottom of this page.

Thursday, January 18:   

K-  104th Fighter Wing Resource Rodeo - Visibility Event

Wednesday, February 24:   

K-  Springfield Thunderbirds Military Appreciation Night - Visibility Event

45 Bruce Landon Way, Springfield MA

Wednesday, March 20:

General meeting at the Agawam Senior Center, 6:00 PM

Thursday, April 11: 

Ceremony to honor Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Christopher J. Chambers. 

Sons of Erin, 22 William Street, Westfield, MA at 5:00 PM

Sunday, May 19:

F-   Brick and Bench Dedication Ceremony

Wednesday, May 22:

M-  Memorial Day Flags In 

Wednesday, May 29:

M-  Memorial Day Flags Out


Thursday, June 6

D-Day 80th Anniversary Commemoration at Loophole Brewery


Wednesday, June 19:

General meeting at the Agawam Senior Center, 6:00 PM 

Tuesday, August 6: 

K-  National Night Out

Wednesday, September 18:

General meeting at the Agawam Senior Center, 6:00 PM

Friday, September 13:

K-  Big E Visibility Event

Sunday, October 6: 

M-  Fundraiser at Sons of Erin

Sunday, October 13:   

F-   Brick and Bench Dedication Ceremony

Saturday, December 14:

M-  Wreaths Across America Ceremony and Wreath Laying

D-Day 80th Anniversary Commemoration

Loophole Brewery is kicking off the Duryea Way Wine and Beer Garden this Thursday, June 6th from 4-8:00 pm.


June 6th marks the 80th anniversary of D-Day. To commemorate this day The Friends will be joining with Loophole, Easy Company, Cigar Room II & Cigars 4 Soldiers and more. There will be live music and food will be available at Loophole Brewery.

The Friends will be providing Challenge Coins to the first 25 active or retired military. 

WHEN:  Thursday, June 6, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.

WHERE:  Loophole Brewery 51-59 Taylor Street, Springfield

We hope to see you there!

The Friends Next General Meeting

Interested in The Friends?  The public is welcome to join 'The Friends' general meetings.  Meetings are now being held three times per year on the third Wednesday of March, June and September.  

WHEN:  Wednesday, June 19, 2024.  Doors open at 5:30 pm for our 6:00 meeting.


WHERE: Agawam Senior Center, 954 Main Street

Enter through lower level doors at the back of the building.

We hope to see you there!


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