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Cub Scouts Collecting Toys for Shriner’s Hospital

The Cub Scouts of South Hadley will be collecting toys for the Shriner’s Hospital for Children this Sunday, December 4th at A2Z. We are excited to have the troop here and grateful they chose us for this great cause. Stop by their table outside the store to learn more!

A2Z Raffle Winner!

The winner of our annual raffle is Beth! She is a Northampton resident and visits A2Z often. She won a $300 giftcard to A2Z as well as an additional $300 giftcard to donate. Beth has chosen to donate the additional $300 giftcard to the Syrian refugee families that will be coming to the area at…

Fall Staff Favorites!

Check out our Fall Staff Favorites! We love these items and think you will too!

Teddy Bear Doctor

Got a teddy bear with a tummy ache or a stuffed dinosaur with scraped knees? Time for an annual exam? Or do you want to open up your own practice so you can help animals? A2Z is excited to welcome Deanna F. Cook, author of “Teddy Bear Doctor” on Saturday, July 30th. Bring in your…

Summer Search & Seek!

Looking for something fun to do this summer? A2Z is having an exciting Summer Search and Seek right in the store! Every week a different search, every week different raffle winners. Stop by and see what you can find! Starts July 25th. More details in the store.

Where’s Waldo?

Where’s Waldo? In the Pioneer Valley, of course! The famous children’s book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting twenty-five different local businesses throughout our community this July. Those who spot him can win prizes, including stickers, book coupons, and more! You will find Waldo figures in businesses such as Atkins Farms…

Week of the Young Child

A2Z is celebrating Week of the Young Child! We are hosting artwork created by children at Bridge Street School and the Nonotuck Community School. Stop by and take a look all the amazing art and make a Do-A-Dot masterpiece of your own! For more information about Week of the Young Child, visit

What Am I? Haiku Contest

What Am I? A2Z Haiku Contest April is National Poetry Month! Create your own Haiku poem about an animal (real or mythical). Try to leave out the name of the animal so others can guess what creature your Haiku poem is about! (See our example poem below) Three winners will be chosen per week throughout…