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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 two 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


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

Brick and Bench Dedication Ceremony

Semi-annually we conduct a dedication ceremony for all bricks and benches installed since the previous dedication.  


WHEN:  Sunday, May 19th at 11:00 am.

WHERE:  Veterans Memorial Cemetery at Agawam's Memorial Brick Pathway, 1390 Main St, Agawam, MA.

In the event of rain, the ceremony will be held in the chapel.

TO SPONSOR A BRICK:  Brick sponsorship forms and information can be found at:

Should you sponsor a brick, you will become a member of the Friends of the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery at Agawam. You will receive information on the activities of the Friends and will be invited to attend our general meetings which are held in March, June and September at the Agawam Senior Center.

Photos of previous brick and bench dedication ceremonies can be found on our News Page:

Please note: There is a very limited number of benches available for sponsorship.  Please use the "Contact Us" form at the bottom of this page to submit any questions on sponsoring a memorial brick or bench.

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!


Sponsor a wreath and help our fallen heroes

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