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Community Bulletin Board

Town Meetings Next Week

Friday, October 24, 2014

Ashfield Parks Commission: Monday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Bernardston Planning Board: Monday 6:30 p.m. in Antonios II Pizza. Finance Committee: Monday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Board of Selectmen: Wednesday 3 p.m. in Town Hall. Buckland Board of Selectmen: Tuesday 6:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Charlemont Board of Assessors: Monday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Colrain Board of Health: Wednesday 6 p.m. in Town Hall. Conway Selectboard: Monday 7 … 0

Senior calendars

Thursday, October 23, 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, call 773-5555. All meals include 1 percent milk. Suggested voluntary confidential donation is $2 per … 0

Talk of the Towns, Oct. 24

Thursday, October 23, 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 Church, 500 Main St. For further information, call Mike M. at 978-249-3024. Bernardston Powers Institute … 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

Talk of the Towns, Oct. 8

Tuesday, October 7, 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

YMCA in Greenfield Notebook, 10/7

Monday, October 6, 2014

Healthy Cooking Demonstration: On Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m., Chef Marty will be teaching people how to cook and use fall root vegetables. On the second Saturday of each month the Y offers free healthy living workshops for the community. Call 773-3646, ext. 0, to register. Free … 0

Talk of the Towns, Oct. 7

Monday, October 6, 2014

Amherst UMass Visiting Writers Series: The series will present Kent Wascome reading on Thursday, 8 p.m., in Memorial Hall. Wascom’s debut novel, “The Blood of Heaven,” the first volume of The Golden Circle Sextet series, was cited as a Notable Book of 2013 by the Washington Post and … 0

Talk of the Towns: Oct. 6

Sunday, October 5, 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. 6-10

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Sunshine Story Time: Every Monday at 10 a.m., Kay Lyons brings a blend of read-aloud, sing-along, play-along fun to families with young children. There’s 30 minutes of story time and a few minutes of visiting and playtime for active young children. This program is held in the LeVanway … 0

Weekly town meeting list, Oct. 6 to 10

Friday, October 3, 2014

Ashfield Board of Assessors: Monday 6 p.m. in Town Hall. Green Communities Committee: Monday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Board of Health: Tuesday 6 p.m. in Town Hall. Selectboard: Tuesday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Finance Committee: Wednesday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Bernardston Recreation Commission: Sunday 6 … 0

Senior Calendar

Friday, October 3, 2014

Greenfield The Greenfield Council on Aging/Senior Center, Weldon Apartments building, 54 High St., Suite 2. Highlights: Fit & Fabulous Exercise Class: This lively, fun class meets Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. The class consists of cardio dance aerobics, stretching and strength training. The class is … 0

Montague Libraries Notebook, Oct. 3

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Homeschool Science: Homeschool Science meets Wednesdays at 1:15 p.m. at Carnegie Library. Hands-on science themes include flight, volcanoes, weather and engineering. Instructors include Angela Rovatti-Leonard and Rutyh O’Mara. Designed for children of all ages and their families. Costume Planning/Pumpkin Designs: The T(w)een Zombie Fest is Oct. 14, 6 … 0