News & Announcements
Tea for Two... or More
The Yellow House Community Center for Learning is hosting a tea party for children to share with their favorite doll on Sunday, May 19 from 1-2:30. Complete details - click here.
Yellow Novellas Book Club
The Yellow Novellas Book Club, aka the Adult Book Club, meets the 3rd Friday of every month, 7-9 pm at the Yellow House. Complete details and registration - click here.
Bus Trip to Salem, MA
Come and enjoy a day in historic Salem, MA on Saturday July 13, 2013. Complete details - click here.
Farmers' and Artisans' Market
Visit the new Farmers' and Artisans' Market on the front lawn of the Yellow House in downtown Palmer, Saturdays, May 18-October 26, 9am-2pm, featuring a wide range of vendors and items. Click here for details.
Mellow Yellow House 5k Run and Walk
Join us for THE MELLOW YELLOW HOUSE 5K RUN and WALK on Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 4:00 pm. Click here for new information.
Country Bank donates to the Yellow House
The Yellow House is pleased to announce the receipt of a donation of $5,000 from Country Bank for Savings. Click here for full details.
MAKE A CONTRIBUTION. HELP KEEP OUR CLASSES RUNNING.
Your donations help us to provide stimulating classes, talks, and workshops. Any amount is appreciated. In-kind donations are always helpful. If you would like to direct your donation to a specific need, our Wish List can give you some ideas. Please call 413 289 6091 if you would like us to pick up your in-kind donation.
- Gently-used sewing machines
- Ironing board and iron
- Sewing supplies
- Quilting supplies
- Water cooler
- Office supplies
- Copy paper
- DVD Player
- Portable White Board
Viridian Green Energy Fundraising Opportunity for The Yellow House
The Yellow House has an exciting fundraising opportunity we would like to tell you about. As of June 1st, we can offer you and your business (if you are a business owner) Green Electricity which will save you money over time. In addition, the Yellow House receives a monthly contribution in your name. Save money over time, go green, help the planet, help the Yellow House community center for learning AND support local business... it doesn't get better than that. Click here for the full story and details.
New Classes Posted
The new class descriptions are posted. While we are in the process of making them available for online registration, feel free to register by phone or in person! Use the menu at the far left to view the categories and class descriptions.
Join Yellow House!
Membership brings tangible benefits, including discounts on class registration and many other members-only privileges. click here for more details and to sign up.
Welcome to the Yellow House, Palmer MA
The Yellow House is a non-profit community center for learning, located in a beautifully refurbished Victorian house in the heart of downtown Palmer. Our goal is to provide an exciting new venue for residents of the Quaboag Hills and Pioneer Valley to gather and enjoy learning together as well as sharing their own expertise with others. Join us and sample a wide variety of classes, workshops, speaker series, and special events held in a relaxed, informal setting. Rooms in the Yellow House are also available for community groups to gather.
Be a locavore! Support your local food growers, farmers, and artisans.
Visit the new Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market on the front lawn of the Yellow House in downtown Palmer, Saturdays, May 18-October 26, 9am-2pm, featuring a wide range of vendors selling plants, hanging baskets, produce, grass-fed beef, wine, honey, vegetables, flowers, maple products, soaps, and many hand-crafted items. Vendors will vary week by week; check our Facebook page to see who is going to be at the Market each Saturday along with a great selection of photos facebook.com/TheYellowHouseFarmersandArtisansMarket. And, while you are here, check out the Yellow House Saturday classes and events. Free on-street parking. All items for sale are locally grown or locally made. Call 413 289 6091 for a vendor application.
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HELPED LAUNCH
THE YELLOW HOUSE - A COMMUNITY CENTER FOR LEARNING
LEGACY ROOM DONATIONS
David Anton (Health & Wellness Room)
Mary & John Brauer (Language & Arts Room)
Duffy Sullivan Family (Greeting Room)
Francis & Louise Fountain (Board Room)
Christopher, Anne, Eileen, and Walter Haggerty (Music & Arts Room)
Mark and Susan MacDougall (Computer lab)
McManus Family (Language & Arts Room)
Peggy Murphy-Richardson (Music Room)
Edward & Ellen Noonan (Smith Family Study)
James & Kathryn Phaneuf (Health & Wellness Room)
David & Paul Reynolds (Carlson Kitchen)
OTHER CASH DONATIONS
Leo J. Walsh Memorial Foundation
Honoring Doctors’ Day 2012 (Wing Memorial Hospital)
Jonathan Bechard, Noble Stoneworks
Bill Bromage, Paint the Town
T.R. Clough Landscaping
Alan Fauteux, Fire-Fighting Equipment
Palmer Paving Corporation
Pathfinder Voc Tech HS, Electrical Department
Quaboag Hills Pipes and Drums
David Xanatos, Website Design
Instructors’ donated time: Michael Epaul, David Farnham, Dr. Robert Price, Denise Koran-Klisiewicz, Elizabeth Lovejoy, Kristie Nathanson, Robert Frydryk, Emy Shepherd, Art Torres
A special thank you to Stephanie Hadley, Turley Publications, for designing the logo
Significant initial funding provided by the Duffy-Sullivan Education Fund,
distributed by the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
The Board of Directors of the Yellow House thanks you for your support