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In the Traprock Spotlight —

In August 2022, the Traprock Center for Peace & Justice will present
a multimedia exhibit at the 
LAVA Center
(Local Access to Valley Arts), 324 Main St., Greenfield, MA

Opening: Saturday August 6, 2022, 1-2pm Public viewing times through August 27: Saturdays 11 am to 2 pm, Thursdays 5-8 pm, and during scheduled events, see details:


Join our vigil on Saturday, August 6, at the Greenfield Town Common, 11 AM to noon, to commemorate the 77th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and call for rapid nuclear disarmament worldwide. All are welcome, let’s hold our banners high, for peace.

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News and Events

August 6, 2021, Easthampton, MA

The 77th anniversary of the US atomic bombing of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, August 6 and 9, 1945, will be commemorated this year throughout Western MA:

GREENFIELD: Saturday, August 6, 11 am – Noon, Vigil at the Greenfield Town Common.

SPRINGFIELD: Saturday, August 6, 10am program, Court Square, Corner of Main Street and Court Street. Info:

PITTSFIELD:  Saturday, August 6, 8 – 9 a.m. The 41st consecutive Hiroshima Day Vigil on the sidewalk around Park Square. At 8:15 a.m., the time of the A-bomb blast, there will be 5 minutes of silence.

HOLYOKE, EASTHAMPTON: Sunday, August 7, the New England Peace Pagoda is initiating a Peace Walk from Holyoke to Easthampton, to join the evening event there. The opening circle for the walk will meet at 12 noon in front of City Hall, Holyoke.The evening event is:  “A Call for Peace: Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki,” Nashawannuck Pond. Meet 7pm at the Emily Williston Library, 9 Park Street. Info: