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E-News (or "e-blast") From the Armoury-Quadrangle Civic Association (AQCA) Serving the Downtown Neighborhood is sent out once or twice monthly.

For a more complete listing of events, go to and the community calendars listed on our “Home” page.

Become a member of AQCA.
Only $10 a year per household or $20 a year per business.
Become a member or renew. Memberships are DUE NOW.
Make a check payable to AQCA,
Mail to: AQCA, 140 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01103.
We’ll get your membership card to you.
We provide an array of informative programs.
You do not need to be a member to attend our meetings.
AQCA Neighborhood General Meeting is the 3rd Thursday of each month and below are some of our past flyers for those meetings this year. (These flyers we are usually a pdf, but sometimes all we can put up is a jpeg image. After a few months they might be taken down when they are past history.) For the current flyer check on our first or “Home” page.

Jan. 2017,

Feb. 2017, General Meeting & Board Meeting held together on 1st Wed.

Mar. 2017,

Apr. 2017,

May 2017, (Sorry, this one is only a jpeg image)

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a Newsletter / Email Updates

Sometimes we produce a Newsletter either in print or electronically in a pdf file formate and a link to it will be on the our first or “Home” page calendar section.

The AQCA Office also sends out updates via email.

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Second Saturday Walking Tours
We meet at the visitors or “Welcome” center at 10AM and the tours are free for AQCA members, others the museums charge a small fee. The scheduled tours for 2017 are as follows:

 April 8 --Ben Murphy, Municipal Group 

 May 13 -- Jacqueline Lynch (New England Travels blogger) 

 June 10 -- Robert Markey (Tile Mural Artist -- his work and other public art) 

 July 8 — Daniel J. Donovan, personal history of growing up in the neighborhood

 Aug 12 -- Derek Strahan, lost buildings

 Sept 9 -- Steve Jablonski, Seuss Museum 

 Oct 14 -- Brian Connors, MGM Casino 

 Nov 11 -- Susan Ashman, Armory NHS 

This page was last updated on 05/08/17