Cooling centers open in western Massachusetts

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Multiple cities and towns will open cooling centers in the city Friday to Sunday due to excessive heat expected this week. 

Springfield

The cooling centers will be open at the following libraries:

Brightwood, 359 Plainfield Street

Friday, July 19, 2019 9am-5pm

East Forest Park, 122 Island Pond Road

Friday, July 19, 2019 10am-5pm

Saturday, July 20, 2019 11am-3pm

East Springfield, 21 Osborne Terr 

Friday, July 19, 2019 10am-5pm

Saturday, July 20, 2019 11am-3pm

Forest Park, 380 Belmont Avenue

Friday, July 19, 2019 1pm-5pm

Saturday, July 20, 2019 11am-3pm

Indian Orchard, 44 Oak Street

Friday, July 19, 2019 1pm-5pm

Saturday, July 20, 2019 11am-3pm

Mason Square, 765 State Street

Friday, July 19, 2019 1pm-5pm

Saturday, July 20, 2019 11am-3pm

Sixteen Acres, 1187 Parker Street

Friday, July 19, 2019 1pm-5pm

Saturday, July 20, 2019 11am-3pm

Other locations:

Clodo Conception y Center, 1187 1/2 Parker Street

Friday, July 19, 2019 9am-8pm

Saturday, July 20, 2019 12pm-6pm

Sunday, July 21,2019 12pm-6pm

Raymond A. Jordan, 1476 Roosevelt Avenue

Friday, July 19, 2019 8am-4pm

Saturday, July 20, 2019 12pm-6pm

Sunday, July 21,2019 12pm-6pm

Kenefick Park, Plainfield Street

Saturday, July 20, 2019 12pm-6pm

Behind Gerena School 

Sunday, July 21,2019 12pm-6pm

Chicopee

Friday, July 19, 2019:

  • Chicopee Public Library | 9 AM – 5 PM
  • RiverMills Senior Center | 8 AM – 4 PM

Saturday, July 20, 2019:

  • RiverMills Senior Center | 10 AM – 5 PM
  • Movie Ghostbusters (w/popcorn) will be shown at NOON
  • The library, billiard, TV, and puzzle areas will be open. Coffee and Pastries will be available for a small fee

Sunday, July 21, 2019:

  • RiverMills Senior Center | 10 AM – 5 PM
  • Movie: McFarland USA(w/popcorn) will be shown at NOON
  • The library, billiard, TV, and puzzle areas will be open. Coffee and Pastries will be available for a small fee

South Hadley

South Hadley Council on Aging, 45 Dayton Street

Monday – Friday 8am-4:30 pm

South Hadley Library, 2 Canal Street

Monday – Wednesday  9:30 am-8 pm

Thursday – Friday 9:30 am-6pm

Saturday 9:30 a -1pm

Easthampton

Easthampton Fire Department will be opening a cooling center at the Public Safety Complex from 12pm-8pm. Anyone residing in Easthampton that needs transportation can call 413-527-4200 ext. 48 to request a ride.

Feeding Hills

Esoteric-Sherwood Lodge, 475 Pine Street 12-6 p.m. (water provided)

Pittsfield

Friday, July 19th – Sunday, July 21:

Ralph J. Froio Senior Center, 330 North St.: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday; noon-4p.m. Saturday; and noon-4 p.m. on Sunday. Please note all hours of operation will be extended as needed.

Berkshire Athenaeum, 1 Wendell Ave.: 9 a.m-5 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

The Salvation Army, 298 West St.: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-noon and 4-6 p.m. Sunday.

The Christian Center, 193 Robbins Ave.: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday.

Northampton

Friday, July 19Saturday, July 20Sunday, July 21
Forbes Library, 20 West St 9-5pm
Lilly Library, 19 Meadow St 10-5pm
Senior Center Workshop Room, 67 Conz St 9-5pm
Police Department Community Room, 29 Center St 10-5pm
Forbes Library, 20 West St 9-5pm
Lilly Library, 19 Meadow St 10-5pm
Police Department Community Room, 29 Center St 10-5pm
Lilly Library, 19 Meadow St 10-5pm
Police Department Community Room, 29 Center St 10-5pm

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