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Community Bulletin Board

Montague Parks & Recreation Notebook

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Youth Basketball Program: Registration begins now for Montague residents and Monday for nonresidents. Boys & Girls Junior Travel Teams: Grades 3 and 4. Enrollment maximum, 10 per team. Week of Dec. 1 (tentative) or late February. (Practice days and times are to be determined. Montague residents, $50; nonresidents, $65. Boys & Girls Senior Travel Teams: Grades 5 and 6. Enrollment maximum, 10 per team. Week of Dec. 1 (tentative) to … 0

Talk of the Towns, Oct. 30

Wednesday, October 29, 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, meets 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, Oct. 29

Tuesday, October 28, 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 Playgroup: Playgroup on Thursday, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Bernardston Elementary … 0

Talk of the Towns, Oct. 15

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Amherst Harvest Supper: South Congregational Church, 1066 East St., will serve a Harvest Supper, Saturday, with seating at 5 and 6:30 p.m. The family-style supper will include roast pork, squash, potatoes and homemade pies. Adults, $12; children younger than 12, $6. Takeout available. For takeout or reservations, call … 0

YMCA in Greenfield Notebook, Oct. 14

Monday, October 13, 2014

Senior Health Fair: On Friday from 9 a.m. to noon, the Y is offering a free Health Fair for seniors, age 60 and older. There will be a six-station fitness assessment as well as blood pressure, bone density and balance testing. At noon a free sandwich lunch will … 0

Talk of the Towns, Oct. 14

Monday, October 13, 2014

Amherst LGBT bereavement support group: Now to Nov. 20, the Hospice of the Fisher Home, offers 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 led by Liz Windrover, social … 0

Talk of the Towns: Oct. 13

Sunday, October 12, 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: Oct. 13-17

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Library closed today: The library is closed today in observance of Columbus Day. The library will reopen on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Writers’ Lunch: The LeVanway Meeting Room is open Monday to Thursday, noon to 2 p.m., for a Writers’ Lunch. This is a self-directed free writing time … 0

Town Meetings: Week of Oct. 13-17

Friday, October 10, 2014

Ashfield Personnel Board: Wednesday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Selectboard: Wednesday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Bernardston Conservation Commission: Tuesday 6 p.m. in Town Hall. Board of Selectmen: Wednesday 3 p.m. in Town Hall. Council on Aging: Thursday 12:30 p.m. in the senior center. Building Committee: Thursday 6 … 0

Senior Centers, Oct. 13 to 17

Thursday, October 9, 2014

WFCHC 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

Talk of the Towns, Oct. 10

Thursday, October 9, 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

Montague Parks and Recreation Notebook

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Scarecrow Stuffing/Pumpkin Carving: Scarecrow Stuffing & Pumpkin Carving Party, Oct. 18, noon to 2 p.m., Unity Park. Before The Pumpkinfest, come down to Unity Park and enjoy Scarecrow Stuffing & Pumpkin Carving, then bring your newly carved pumpkin to the festival. The department will also have face painting … 0

Talk of the Towns, Oct. 9

Wednesday, October 8, 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