Community Bulletin Board

Talk of the Towns, Sept. 30

Monday, September 29, 2014

Amherst LGBT bereavement support group: From Oct. 2 to Nov. 20, the Hospice of the Fisher Home, will offer an LGBT bereavement support group on Thursdays, 6 to 8 p.m., in the conference room of the Fisher Home, 1165 North Pleasant St. The group will be facilitated by Liz Windrover, social worker at the Fisher Home, and psychologist Dusty Miller. The Fisher Home regularly offers bereavement support groups to anyone … 0

YMCA in Greenfield Notebook

Monday, September 29, 2014

Weight Loss Program: If you are serious about weight loss, you should check out the Fall Weight Loss Challenge. “Dashing All The Weigh” is for those serious about losing weight before the holidays. The eight-week program kicks off on Oct. 6. Everyone must be registered by this Friday. This very comprehensive program will fill up fast so sign up early. Fees: Gold members, … 0

Talk of the Towns, 9/29

Sunday, September 28, 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, craft and a snack. Children of all ages are welcome. Parents, grandparents and guardians are … 0

Talk of the towns: Sept. 23

Tuesday, September 23, 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: Sept. 22

Sunday, September 21, 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. 22-26

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Sunshine Story Time, Monday, 10 a.m. Kay Lyons brings a blend of read-aloud, sing-along, play-along fun to families with young children. This program is held in the LeVanway Meeting Room, on the lower level of the building, accessed through the rear or by stairs or elevator from the … 0

Weekly town meetings: Sept. 22-26

Friday, September 19, 2014

Ashfield Board of Assessors: Monday 6 p.m. in Town Hall. Special Town Meeting: Monday 7 p.m. in Town Hall (Selectboard meeting follows.) Conservation Commission: Wednesday 7:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Bernardston Board of Health: Thursday 8 a.m. in Town Hall. Buckland Finance Committee: Monday 7 p.m. in Buckland … 0

Montague Libraries Notebook, Sept. 19

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Staff Picks: Looking for a good book or a different author? Check out the staff picks display in the adult reading/computer room at Carnegie Library. Monday Evening Story Time: Monday evenings weekly at the Montague Center Library from 6:30 to 7. Young children of all ages and their … 0

Talk of the Towns, Sept. 19

Thursday, September 18, 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 Centers

Thursday, September 18, 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

Franklin County Fair Winners

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

GREENFIELD — Winners from the Franklin County Fair. ‘Got Talent Competition’ Winners of the Franklin County “Got Talent Competition”: Adult Division Samantha Lopez, Sunderland, first. Jan Morris, Northfield, second. Craze Faze Dance, Greenfield, third. Junior Division Sophia Schwiek, … 0

Talk of the Towns, Sept. 18

Wednesday, September 17, 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 … 0

Franklin County Fair Winners

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Dept. 120 — Home Arts Class H — Other Crafts Basketry: Laurie Smith, Sunderland, first. Bead Work: Laurie Smith, Sunderland, and Andrea LaJeunesse, Greenfield, both first; Margaret Stevens, Greenfield, second. Christmas Wreath: Donna Tozloski, Turners Falls, first. Ukrainian Egg(s): Carol Kostecki, Montague, first. Decorated Gourd: Patricia Shearer, Northfield, … 0