Cultural Council

Contact: Ilisa Sulner
Address: One North Main Road, Otis, MA 01253
Phone: 413-269-4251
Meeting  3rd Wednesday 6:00 pm
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Ilisa Sulner
ChairJune 30, 2019
Shanon AlbeeTreasurerJune 30, 2018
Mary Jo EngelsSecretary
June 30, 2019
Arlene TolopkoMember
June 30, 2019
Robert TurnboughMemberJune 30, 2018
Deborah FogelMemberJune 30, 2019
Carol LombardoMemberJune 30, 2020
Jeanne Randorf
Ex Officio
Ilona PackieEx Officio
Vicki ErnstEx Officio


Upcoming OCC events

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June 16  (Sat.)  Annual community picnic and free concert

           Bring your picnic and dancing shoes to the “Sup & Swing”  with The Wanda Houston Band. 40’s, 50’s, 60’s,      R&B     and Jazz.

Izaak Walton Field, Tannery Road & Rte 8.

Opens at 6 PM, Music at 7 pm. Rain or Shine!

(And yes, we have the field sprayed for mosquitoes before the event!)


July 16  (Mon)  Rocketry with Ed the Wizard, for young people.

Presented in collaboration with the Otis Library & Museum.

7 PM at the Library.


Aug. 4   (Sat)  Campfire-style Singalong with award-winning   Minstrel Storyteller, Mary Jo Maichack. Presented in            collaboration with the Otis Library & Museum.

Church Green, Otis Center at 4 PM.


Aug. 18  (Sat)  Square Dance with Cliff Brodeur and the           Housatonic Philharmonic.

6:30 PM at the Firehouse, Otis Center.


Sept. 1   (Sat)  Annual Arts Festival 

Indoors at the Farmington River Elementary School, 9 AM – 3 PM


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Mission Statement

The Otis Cultural Council mission is to promote cultural access, education, and diversity in the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences for Otis residents of all ages, and to promote communication and community-building.