SANDY HOOK FUNDRAISER: Mary Ann’s Dance and More, 56 Cottage St., will host a vendor fair fundraiser to benefit Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. For more information call 282-0054 or visit www.maryannsdanceandmore.com.
COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT: Helping Hearts for Hadley Schools 5k Volunteer/Information Meeting will be held today at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion. Helping Hearts for Hadley Schools is a newly formed group of community members organizing a 5 kilometer run/walk April 7 to raise funds for technology initiatives in Hadley public schools. Help with all aspects of the event is needed. All members of the community are welcome. Information can be found at www.helpingheartsforhadleyschools.org, or by calling Stacey Mushenski at 345-1136.
DISCUSSION OF BETSY ROSS: Dr. Marla Miller, Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will speak on “Betsy Ross: The Life Behind the Legend” at the Amherst Woman’s Club, 35 Triangle St., on Monday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For information, call 549-6865.