Events

2018 Health Department Events & Important Dates 

The Health Department plans events throughout the year to promote Public Health and waste reduction. Visit our Facebook or Twitter @ELongHealthdept for event updates and details or call the Health Department at (413) 525-5400 ext. 1103. 

August 

August 7: National Night Out (MRC & Health Department will have booths set up) 

August 13: Tick Talk @ EL Town Library 6PM. 

September

September 8: 9AM-12PM Bike Rodeo with Police Department & EL Public Library. View Flyer

September 8: 9AM-12PM PTO Shredding Event at East Longmeadow High School. View Website  

September 11: 6:15PM BOH Meeting @ Community Room, East Longmeadow Public Library. 

September 11-13: Hazardous Waste Event sign up starts. Please call the Health Department 413-525-5400 ext. 1103 to schedule a time and let us know what you will be bringing. View Flyer for accepted items. Limited Spots Available!

September 15: 9AM-1PM Regional Hazardous Waste Event @ Wilbraham Regional High School (Registration is required for this event). 

September 15: Emergency Preparedness Month National Day of Action. Visit Fema Preparedness Portal

September 15: 10AM-12PM Free Car Seat Safety Check-Up Event. View Flyer *If you could not make this event, you can schedule a free car seat safety inspection anytime by calling the Health Department at 525-5400 ext. 1106

September 18: 6PM-8PM MRC Kick-Off Event @ Community Room, East Longmeadow Public Library. Light refreshments will be served! View Flyer 

October

October 10: 2PM-6PM Free Vaccination Clinic for EL Residents and Employees @ Town Hall Parking Lot.  View Flyer *Pre-registration is not required for this event by highly encouraged & Don't forget to bring your insurance cards!*

October 10: 6:30PM BOH Meeting @ Community Room, East Longmeadow Public Library. CANCELED 

October 18: 6:30PM-8:30PM MRC Event, Introduction to Providing Assistance As A Lay Person @ Chicopee Public Library, 44 Front Street. View Flyer *Pre-registration is required for this event*

October 22: 4PM-7PM Receivership Program Seminar @ Holyoke Senior Center, 291 Pine Street, Holyoke, MA 01040. View Flyer

November

November 3: 9AM-11AM (OR until truck is full) Community Shredding Event @ East Longmeadow High School. This is FREE event and for residents only. Limit 2 boxes/ per person. View Flyer

November 13: 6PM American Diabetes Month Program #1: Special Cook Book Club Event featuring The Mediterranean Diabetes Cookbook and Nutritionist Katie Dafoe-Raymond, MS, RD, LDN @ East Longmeadow Public Library Community Room. View Flyer *Registration is required. The Mediterranean Diabetes Cookbook is available at the East Longmeadow Public Library to borrow for recipes, but you do not have to make a recipe if you want to attend for the presentation on nutrition, diabetes awareness and prevention. *

November 26: Trash will no longer be accepted from containers larger then 35 gallons. See Press Release 

November 28: 7:00PM BOH Meeting @ Community Room, East Longmeadow Public Library. 

November 29: 6:30PM-8:30PM MRC Event, Hands Only CPR @ Chicopee Public Library, 44 Front Street. View Flyer *Pre-registration is required for this event*

November 30: 10AM-11AM American Diabetes Month Program #2: Guided Grocery Store Tour with Big Y registered dietitian. This is a free event, but spaces are limited and registration is required. Call the Health Department to register at 413-525-5400 ext. 1103. View Flyer

December

December 3: 7AM Simple Recycling curbside textile pick-up starts for all East Longmeadow residents on your scheduled recycling day. View Flyer 1 and Flyer 2 for details! 

December 20: 6:30PM-8:30PM MRC Event, Stop The Bleed @ Chicopee Public Library, 44 Front Street. View Flyer *Pre-registration is required for this event*