Southwoods Bulletin Board

Save a Cat from the Cold

While some lucky cats curl up in front of the fireplace for a nice winter nap, the Westfield Homeless Cat Project (WHCP) has rescued abandoned cats and kittens freezing outside. After some TLC, these felines are ready for adoption. All cats and kittens are neutered/spayed, up to date on vaccinations, deflead, dewormed, tested for FIV/FELV, come with a free vet visit to Blandford Animal Hospital, and a bag of Science Diet cat food.
December WHCP adoption open houses for cats and kittens will be held at 1124 East Mountain Road in Westfield as follows:  Thursday 12/15, 12/22, 12/29 from 5 – 7 PM , Saturday 12/17  from 11 AM – 3 PM, and Sunday 12/18 from 1– 3 PM. The purrfect cat is waiting to warm your heart and lap on cold winter nights. Email

Westfield Community Education Classes Temporarily Relocated-
Spring Registration Announced

Westfield Community Education (WCE), the area’s HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY PREPARATION PROGRAM OFFERING FREE CLASSES have relocated classes to Western MA Hospital from the Westfield Athenaeum during their renovations. On January 9, 2017 at 6:00pm at 101 Meadow Street in Westfield, WCE will hold their Spring 2017 Information & Registration night.  Registration night attendance is mandatory.  New and current students should be prepared to complete registration paperwork and take an assessment test to determine class placement.  Spring classes officially begin on January 25, 2017 on the campus of Western MA Hospital, 91 East Mountain Rd in Westfield.  Students will be notified of their exact class location before classes begin. For more information, call: 413.336.3100 or visit us online at

Bake Sale

December 17th, 9 AM  to 4 PM, Saint Peter and Saint Paul Russian Orthodox Church, 118 Carew St, Springfield, MA 01104, 413) 786-7693
Christmas Cookies / Baked Items, Perogies (Potato and Cheese, Cabbage, Apple + Farmer’s Cheese), Stuffed Cabbage
Will take orders until December 7th – (413) 786-7693

Preschool Screening Southwick-Tolland-Granville
Children 3-4 years of age

The Southwick-Tolland-Granville Regional School District wishes to announce a screening for children who are three and four years of age.  This free screening will be held on Friday, January 13, 2017 at the Woodland School, 80 Powder Mill Road, Southwick, MA.  Any child, who resides in the towns of Southwick, Tolland or Granville is eligible to participate in this free screening.  The screening is a brief survey of a child’s growth in several different areas (i.e. readiness skills, speech/language, hearing and vision).  This screening is provided for several reasons:
1. To provide families with information on how their child
is developing in relation to other children of similar age,
2. To help identify children who may need additional assistance in one of the above developmental areas, &
3. It’s a prerequisite for enrollment as a peer partner in the
Public School’s Preschool Program.
Southwick-Tolland-Granville Regional School District offers a high quality integrated preschool program that is language-based.  It is reasonably priced and has a payment plan.  If you are interested in placing your child in this preschool setting, please sign up for a free screening and make an appointment to visit our program.
PLEASE CALL 569-6598 FOR AN APPOINTMENT before January 13th, 2017


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