Friday, Sept. 19
9 am-10 am: Bill Newman of WHMP will broadcast his morning show from Broadside. The show will feature interviews with writers Cathi Hanauer, Suzanne Strempek Shea, Barry Werth, and Andrea Ayvazian, plus customers and staff.
5 pm-6 pm: Northampton Mayors Remember: Former mayors Mary Ford and Clare Higgins join current mayor David Narkiewicz to talk about Northampton through the last 40 years. The event will also feature a Northampton history quiz.
7:30 pm: Jordi Herold reads from his new book, Positively Center Street: My 25 Years at the Iron Horse Music Hall. Music critic/historian Dave Sokol will be on hand. Music by Tony Vacca. Refreshments provided by our friends at Serio's Market and Sam's Pizzeria and Cafe.
Saturday, Sept. 20
10:30 am: Northampton children's authors Grace Lin, Jeanne Birdsall, Jane Dyer and Mordicai Gerstein will read from children's books they love.
12 pm: Kids' scavenger hunt in local stores. Prizes will be awarded.
2:00 pm: Music for the whole family by the beloved singing group, The Nields
3:00 pm: Free Bart's ice cream outside the store.
7:00 pm: 40th Anniversary Party--with remarks by authors Tracy Kidder, Elinor Lipman, Anthony Giardina, and other friends of Broadside. Come share food from Viva Fresh Pasta, fun, and reminiscences.
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