Loomis Communities

May 2024 Event and Trip Highlights


Trip: Poetry Walk

May 11, 2024 9:30 am

On May 11, in honor of the 138th anniversary of the poet’s death, join the Emily Dickinson Museum for the annual Poetry Walk through downtown Amherst, the town she called “paradise.” This year’s Walk celebrates the re-opening of The Evergreens with stops that explore its significance to Amherst’s cultural landscape and to the poet herself.

Loomis Lakeside - Longfellow Room

Armed Forces Ceremony - Troop #275

May 16, 2024 6:30 pm

Join us at Loomis Lakeside on May 16th 6:30PM as Boy Scout Troop #275 has an Armed Forces Ceremony.

Loomis Lakeside

Trip: Springfield Symphony: Magic & Glory

May 18, 2024 6:30 pm

Mozart’s Overture to his opera The Magic Flute transports us into a magical world filled with hidden meaning, symbols and trials. In this program, we experience the magic of nature and glorious romanticism of Sibelius and his unique connection to the vastness and beauty of his homeland.


Trip: Mak'hela, The Jewish Chorus of Western MA - at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst

May 19, 2024 1:30 pm

Mak'hela is the Jewish chorus of Western Massachusetts, dedicated to sharing Jewish culture through the heritage of music.
It’s more than a chorus that sings Jewish music. Its mission is to play an educational role in promoting Jewish music.

Loomis Village

Annual Spring Reception

May 22, 2024 4:30 pm

On May 22nd starting at 4:30PM we are having our Spring Reception at Loomis Village
in South Hadley, Massachusetts. The Spring Reception is our traditional annual event
that brings our communities, families, vendors, and community partners together to
acknowledge the generous support of all of our constituencies. We also honor
individuals who have gone above and beyond with their time and talents as we present
the Elvira Whiting Ball Award and the Award for Inspirational Aging.


National Senior Health and Fitness Day

May 29, 2024 9:00 am

On May 29th we will have a fun day of events throughout The Loomis Communities in honor of National Senior Health and Fitness Day. From lecture speakers to fitness activities we will have a wide range of events going on for everyone. Reach our to your respective community and join in on the fun!