North County Notebook, September 9, 2017

Saturday, September 09, 2017
Senior Center offers ‘Gay 90s Party’

NORTHFIELD – The Northfield Senior Center is hosting its second annual “Gay 90s Party” on Friday, Sept. 15, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Council on Aging Director Heather Tower said 37 residents over the age of 90 or who will turn 90 within this calendar year have been invited for the lunch. Fire Pond will provide musical entertainment.

Tool-lending library hours reduced

NORTHFIELD – The Northfield tool-lending library, located at the Transfer Station at 31 Caldwell Road, has reduced its hours for the fall months, according to a post on the Nextdoor social networking service.

New hours will be from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturdays, or by appointment when the Transfer Station is open. Email northfieldtoollibrary@gmail.com to arrange an appointment.

Cultural Council grants available

WARWICK – The Warwick Cultural Council is accepting applications for the 2018 grant cycle. The deadline to apply is Sunday, Oct. 15.

Apply online or download an application at http://mass-culture.org/.

Senior Center preps for tag sale

BERNARDSTON – The Bernardston Senior Center is collecting items for its tag sale at Scarecrow in the Park, as well as craft items for the center’s gift shop and raffle prize donations, according to the center’s September newsletter.

The tag sale, gift shop and raffle at Scarecrow in the Park – to be held Oct. 21 and 22 – are the Senior Center’s biggest fundraisers of the year, with all proceeds supporting center activities and supplies, the newsletter states.

The center will accept household items, pots, pans, dishes, knick-knacks, CDs, DVDs, linens, decorations and more. All items must be clean and in good condition, the newsletter states. Clothing, computers, monitors, printers, fax machines, TVs, stereos, encyclopedias, textbooks, albums, VHS tapes, cassettes or halogen lamps will not be accepted.

To set up a time to drop items off at the Senior Center or to ask questions about acceptable items, call 413-648-5413 and ask for Sandy.