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Community Bulletin Board

Montague Parks & Recreation Notebook, July 31

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Block Party/Festival: Turners Falls Block Party & Pocumtuck Homelands Festival, Saturday, 2 to 8 p.m., Avenue A and at Unity Park! Food, fun, music and a whole lot more! Summer Playground Program: Now to Aug. 15, Mondays thru Fridays: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Discovery and Sports & Adventures); 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., (Pre-School Playgroup). Fee schedule: Pre-School Playgroup, Montague residents, $35 per child per week; Nonresident, $45 per … 0

Talk of the Towns, July 31

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Ashfield MotherWoman support group: MotherWoman, a support group for new mothers, meets on Mondays, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at St. John’s Corner, 469 Main St. This group, under the joint sponsorship of It Takes a Village and St. John’s Episcopal Church, meet each Monday, except on school holidays. Pregnant and postpartum mothers are welcome. Infants stay with mothers. Snack for all; free … 0

Talk of the Towns, July 30

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Athol Loving Christian Support Group: A Loving Christian 12-Step Support Group providing an atmosphere for spiritual hope, healing and recovery, meets Fridays, 7 p.m., Lighthouse on The Rock Church, 500 Main St. ACOA Al-Anon: ACOA Al-Anon is for adults raised by alcoholic caretakers/parents. Meets Saturdays, 10 a.m., Athol Memorial Hospital’s conference room. Bernardston Bernardston Summer Playgroup: Outside playtime on the playground/structure, Bernardston Elementary … 0

Dean’s Lists

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Colrain Bitzer named to dean’s list: Zachary Bitzer of South Deerfield was named to the 2014 spring dean’s list at UMass Dartmouth in recognition of earning a GPA of 3.2 or higher of a possible 4.0. Conway Antonopoulos named to dean’s list: Alexander Antonopoulos of Conway was named … 0

College graduates

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Ashfield Soucie college graduate: Geordin Soucie of Ashfield graduated from Clarkson University, Potsdam, N.Y. Bernardston Grover college graduate: Regina Grover of Bernardston graduated from Delaware Valley College at Doylestown, Pa. Pace earns degree: Melissa Allen Pace earned a … 0

Talk of the Towns, 7/29

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Bernardston Story hour: Cushman Library at 28 Church St. offers Story Hour, Wednesdays between 4 and 5 p.m. to families with children of all ages. Each gathering features thematic stories, craft and snack. Bonnie Delcamp, Wendy Abramson and Karen Stinchfield take turns as presenters. Story hour is sponsored … 0

Talk of the Towns: July 28

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Bernardston Kiwanis Club of Bernardston: Kiwanis Club of Bernardston meets Tuesdays, Vets Club, Hartwell Street. Social time, 6 p.m.; dinner meeting 6:30. Open to the public. Cushman Library: Thematic story hour at the library, 28 Church St., Wednesdays, 4 to 5 p.m., Children’s Room. Each gathering includes stories, … 0

Greenfield Public Library Notebook: July 28-Aug. 1

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Library Newsletter: Sign up to receive the GPL newsletter at http.//wowbrary.org. Find out what’s happening. Sunshine Story Time: Each Monday morning at 10, Kay Lyons brings a blend of read-aloud, sing-along, play-along fun to families with young children in the LeVanway Meeting Room. For further information, contact Lyons … 0

Weekly town meetings, July 28 to Aug. 1

Friday, July 25, 2014

Ashfield Selectboard: Monday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Personnel Board: Monday 7:15 p.m. in Town Hall. Selectboard: Tuesday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Bernardston Planning Board public hearing: Wednesday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Planning Board public hearing: Wednesday 8 p.m. in Town Hall. Buckland Board of Selectmen: … 0

Montague Libraries Notebook

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Jewelry-making in July: “Found Object Jewelry,” Wednesday, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Carnegie Library. Designed for ages 10 to adult, with Ami Podlenski. Build with Legos at the Library: On Aug. 7, 2 to 4 p.m. at Carnegie Library; Tuesday, Aug. 12, 3 to 5 p.m. at … 0

Talk of the Towns, July 25

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Ashfield Al-Anon meeting Mondays: The weekly 7:30 p.m. Monday meetings of Al-Anon takes place at 469 Main St., opposite St. John’s Church. Athol Celebrate Recovery: “Celebrate Recovery,” a 12-step program open to all seeking freedom from hurts, hang-ups and habits. The program meets Tuesdays, 7 p.m., New Testament … 0

Senior Calendars, July 28 to Aug. 1

Thursday, July 24, 2014

FCHC noontime meals: Franklin County Home Care Corp. serves hot noontime meals at 18 sites in Franklin County/North Quabbin Area. All persons, age 60 or older and their spouses, regardless of age, are eligible to attend by making a reservation a day in advance. For nearest meal site, … 0

Four Rivers Honor Roll

Thursday, July 24, 2014

GREENFIELD — The following Four River Charter Public School students were named to the school’s Semester 2 honor roll. Students earn Honors and High Honors for outstanding achievement in their academic subjects.   They also earn Honors for outstanding overall effort.   In the listing, H = Honors, … 0