Greenfield Community College

Greenfield Community College
  • Visit to Saint-Gaudens and the American Precision Museum GCC event

    Visit to Saint-Gaudens and the American Precision Museum

    Saturday September 22 - 8:00am

    An early fall bus trip to the sculpture galleries, gardens and studio of Saint-Gaudens Estate (Cornish, NH) and to explore our mechanical arts heritage at the American Precision Museum (Windsor, VT).

    An early fall bus trip to the sculpture galleries, gardens and studio of Saint-Gaudens Estate (Cornish, NH) and to explore our mechanical arts heritage at the American Precision Museum (Windsor, VT).

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    Lost Towns of Quabbin Hike GCC event

    Lost Towns of Quabbin Hike

    Saturday September 29 - 9:00am

    Hike to the center of the former town of Dana and compare old photographs of the town with the cellar holes and recovering forest that exists today. We might even hike deep into the woods to see the remains of a crashed fighter jet. This workshop involves moderate hiking on and off trail in a forested environment in early spring conditions.

    Hike to the center of the former town of Dana and compare old photographs of the town with the cellar holes and recovering forest that exists today. We might even hike deep into the woods to see the remains of a crashed fighter jet. This workshop involves moderate hiking on and off trail in a forested environment in early spring conditions.

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    Learning Tree Bark GCC event

    Learning Tree Bark

    Saturday October 6 - 10:00am

    For nearly half the year, bark provides the best clue to tree ID. Become familiar with the characteristic bark of different trees in different habitats and at a different stage of growth. Come learn more with Nancy Goodman!

    For nearly half the year, bark provides the best clue to tree ID. Become familiar with the characteristic bark of different trees in different habitats and at a different stage of growth. Come learn more with Nancy Goodman!

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    Riverboat Tour: Fall, in the Connecticut River Again! GCC event

    Riverboat Tour: Fall, in the Connecticut River Again!

    Sunday October 7 - 1:00pm

    Explore the geologic history of the area on this popular 90-minute cruise down river about six miles to Barton Cove before returning to Northfield. Meet prompty at Northfield Mountain's "Riverview Dock." Trips depart at 1pm and 2:45pm.

    Explore the geologic history of the area on this popular 90-minute cruise down river about six miles to Barton Cove before returning to Northfield. Meet prompty at Northfield Mountain’s “Riverview Dock.” Trips depart at 1pm and 2:45pm.

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    Mount Holyoke: Its Geology and Biology GCC event

    Mount Holyoke: Its Geology and Biology

    Sunday October 14 - 10:00am

    An autumn walk with Nancy Goodman on Mount Holyoke to explore the unique geology and biology of the mountain.

    An autumn walk with Nancy Goodman on Mount Holyoke to explore the unique geology and biology of the mountain.

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    22nd Annual Great Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show GCC event

    22nd Annual Great Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show

    Saturday November 10 - 9:30am

    Cohn Family Dining Commons

    Featuring the Jurassic Roadshow! Vendors display specimens from around the world in all price ranges. See rocks and minerals, gemstones and fossils, jewelry and fine art! Featured speakers, demonstrations, activities for kids, and videos, posters and books for sale. All talks are in the Stinchfield Lecture Hall, all show dealers will be in the Cohn Family Dining Commons. Free admission to all events!

    Featuring the Jurassic Roadshow! Vendors display specimens from around the world in all price ranges. See rocks and minerals, gemstones and fossils, jewelry and fine art! Featured speakers, demonstrations, activities for kids, and videos, posters and books for sale.

    All talks are in the Stinchfield Lecture Hall, all show dealers will be in the Cohn Family Dining Commons. Free admission to all events!

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    Native Plants as Insect Habitats GCC event

    Native Plants as Insect Habitats

    Wednesday December 5 - 7:00pm

    Location TBA

    Each native plant species has a suite of host-specific insects that depend on it for food. This talk will introduce you to some of these insects, their natural history and signs of their presence on some of our native plants.

    Each native plant species has a suite of host-specific insects that depend on it for food. This talk will introduce you to some of these insects, their natural history and signs of their presence on some of our native plants.

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  • We publish a print program guide twice yearly that we distribute to our members.  You can download a print brochure below, or call 775-1671 or email non-credit@gcc.mass.edu to request one to be mailed.

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