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Community Bulletin Board

Talk of the Towns, Sept. 17

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Charlemont Scrabble Players: Scrabble players from West County play on Thursdays, 6 p.m., at the Mohawk Restaurant. New players are welcome. For more information, call Ruth at 339-5383. Colrain Exploration hike: The Deerfield River Watershed Association invites hikers and lovers of history to join Muriel Russell on Saturday, 10 a.m., for an exploration hike in the Northeast Catamount Hills of Colrain. Hikers will walk along old town roads bordered by … 0

Franklin County Fair winners

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

GREENFIELD — The following list contains first, second and third place Franklin County winners at the Franklin County Fair. Dept. 112 — Open Farm Crops (continued) Class O — Melons 2 Muskmelons: Kathleen Halberg, Shelburne Falls, first; Sondra Slesinski, South Deerfield, second. Heaviest Watermelon: Kathleen Halberg Shelburne Falls, first. Class Q — Onions 5 Red Onions: Nina Marshall, Heath, second. 3 Leeks: Doug … 0

YMCA in Greenfield Notebook, Sept. 16

Monday, September 15, 2014

Free Health Talk: On Wednesday from noon to 1:30 p.m., the Y is providing a free health talk at a potluck luncheon. Ed Walters-Zucco, registered nurse, from Integra Home Health Agency will present “Boosting Brain Brawn.” He will cover misconceptions about dementia and things people can do to keep their brain healthy. Register at 773-3646 and bring a dish to share. Leaders Information … 0

Go, Great Pumpkin

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

GREENFIELD — While “Peanuts” character Linus Van Pelt looked for the Great Pumpkin every Halloween and never found it, he may have had better luck had he looked at the Franklin County Fair. The biggest pumpkin at the … 0

Talk of the Towns, Sept. 10

Tuesday, September 9, 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 … 0

Greenfield Recreation Notebook

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Fiddlers Festival: John Putnam’s Annual Fiddler’s Festival will be held at the Greenfield Energy Park on Sept. 20 from noon to 4 p.m. Bring your fiddle, guitar, banjo, bass, harmonica or other instruments and join informal jams. Seasoned and beginner musicians welcome. Old-time, Appalachian, Irish and more. Bring … 0

Talk of the Towns, Sept. 9

Monday, September 8, 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

YMCA in Greenfield Notebook, Sept. 9

Monday, September 8, 2014

Y Full Day Preschool: There are only three openings left in the Y’s full day preschool which provides a quality well-rounded education, as well as weekly swimming and gymnastics lessons, daily physical education and a large outdoor play space. The school has two classrooms; one for ages 2.9 … 0

Talk of the Towns, Sept. 8

Sunday, September 7, 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, Sept. 8

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Sunshine Story Time: Sunshine Story Time has moved to Monday! Each Monday at 10 a.m., Kay Lyons brings a blend of read-aloud, sing-along, play-along fun to families with young children. Sunshine Story Hour includes 30 minutes of story time and a few minutes of visiting and playtime for … 0

Weekly town meeting list, Sept. 8 to 12

Friday, September 5, 2014

Ashfield Board of Assessors: Monday 6 p.m. in Town Hall. Conservation Commission: Wednesday 7:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Bernardston Planning Board: Monday 6:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Buckland Board of Health: Wednesday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Planning Board: Thursday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Charlemont Board of … 0

Talk of the Towns, Sept. 5

Thursday, September 4, 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 Calendar Listing, Sept. 8 to 13

Thursday, September 4, 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