Community Bulletin Board

Talk of the Towns, March 31

Monday, March 30, 2015

Amherst UMass Visiting Writers: The University of Massachusetts Visiting Writers Series will host poet Kiki Petrosino reading at 8 p.m. in Memorial Hall on the UMass campus on Thursday. Petrosino is an associate professor of English and director of Creative Writing at the University of Louisville. Her publications include two collections of poems The free event is open to the public. For more information, contact Barbara McGlynn at 545-0642 or … 0

YMCA in Greenfield Notebook, March 31

Monday, March 30, 2015

Save 10 percent: On April 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the YMCA is holding a Camp Sign Up Day for parents with children, age 4 to 12. Camp directors will be available to answer questions about the Y’s many full and half-day camps. As an added bonus, parents can take 10 percent off the full fees paid that day. This is a … 0

Talk of the Towns: March 30

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Bernardston Kiwanis Club of Bernardston: Kiwanis Club of Bernardston meets Tuesdays, Vets Club, Hartwell Street. Social time, 6 p.m.; dinner meeting 6:30. 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 encouraged to participate. Buckland … 0

Talk for Tuesday, March 17

Monday, March 16, 2015

Ashfield Osteoporosis Exercise Program: Osteoporosis Exercise Program for bone health, Thursdays, 9:30 a.m., St. John’s Corner. Ongoing and free. For more information, call 625-2502. 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 … 0

YMCA in Greenfield Notebook, March 17

Monday, March 16, 2015

Cookies & Canvas: On Saturday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., the library is offering a Cookies & Canvas event for children, age 5 yo 12. The fee is $30 per child. The company, Wine & Canvas, will have everything the little Picassos need to create their masterpiece: canvas, … 0

Talk of the Towns: March 16

Sunday, March 15, 2015

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: March 16

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Sunshine Story Time: Every Monday at 10 a.m., Kay Lyons brings an hour of read-aloud, sing-along, play-along fun to families with young children. This program is held in the LeVanway Meeting Room. For further information, contact Lyons at 772-1544, ext. 5 or check the library’s website at: www.greenfieldpubliclibrary.org. … 0

Town Meetings next week

Friday, March 13, 2015

Ashfield Board of Assessors: Monday 6 p.m. in Town Hall. Selectboard/Finance Committee: Monday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Planning Board: Wednesday 7:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Bernardston Planning Board: Monday 6:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Master Plan Steering Committee: Tuesday 6:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Board of Selectmen: … 0

Talk of the Towns, March 13

Thursday, March 12, 2015

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 Libraries Notebook, March 13

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Monday Evening Story Time: Monday evenings weekly at the Montague Center Library from 6:30 to 7. Young children of all ages and their families are invited to wind down at the end of the day with stories, music and activities, with Angela. Millers Falls Library Club: The Millers … 0

Letter of Thanks

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Baystate Franklin Medical Center Chocolate Fantasy Baystate Franklin Medical Center volunteers and the members of Baystate Franklin Auxiliary wish to extend heartfelt gratitude to the following area businesses who contributed chocolate items or gift certificates to the hospital’s 2015 Chocolate Fantasy, held on Feb. 13. Proceeds from the … 0

Talk of the Towns, March 12

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

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

Montague Parks & Recreation Notebook, March 12

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Final Night of Open Swim: Turners Falls High School Pool, Friday, Family Swim, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Adult Lap Swim: 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. For entry fees and rules, log onto: www.montague.net Tee Ball: Children, age 4 to 6. Child must be at least 4; before the start … 0