This annual rafting event is only open to members of HooRWA and their families. (Become a member at Hoorwa.org.) Pre-register early as space is limited. The raft trip begins in North Adams and ends in Pownal, VT and requires participants to help paddle the rafts. Minor rapids are encountered on this trip downstream. This trip is a fabulous way to see the Hoosic River from a unique perspective. Bring beverages and snacks with you. Meet: In North Adams at the Ashton Avenue boat launch parking area by 9:00 a.m. Leader: Tom Hyde; call Steve McMahon at 413-458-2742 or email s.mcmahon @hoorwa.org by April 17 for preregistration.
This event displays creative artwork from a variety of seasoned and new emerging artists with live music, adjacent the beautiful Hoosic River. Artists will be responding to bike path, trail and design proposals for the area. Meet: At Cole Field on the Williams College Campus near the soccer fields’ entrance by 10:00 a.m. Leader: John Case, call him at 413-458-8023 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org for preregistration and information. This event funded in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.