Community Bulletin Board

YMCA in Greenfield Notebook, Oct. 21

Monday, October 20, 2014

Women’s Open House: On Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Y is holding an Open House for women. Activities include tours, trial classes, chair massages, question and answer sessions, and free activities for children ages 2 to 12, while moms participate. At 11, there will be a “Banishing Belly Fat” talk. Over $300 in door prizes will be given away. Family Halloween Party: On Saturday from 6 to … 0

Talk of the Towns, Oct. 21

Monday, October 20, 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 facilitated by Liz Windrover, social worker at the Fisher Home, and psychologist Dusty Miller. The Fisher Home regularly offers bereavement … 0

Talk of the Towns: Oct. 20

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Amherst Amherst Railway Society: The Amherst Railway Society will meet Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Amherst Regional Middle School auditorium. Speaker will be Pat Hildreth, a lifelong rail fan. His talk is titled “Where Were You In ’72?” Hildreth started in rail photography in 1970 and continues to this day still shooting film exclusively. Bernardston Kiwanis Club of Bernardston: Kiwanis Club of Bernardston meets Tuesdays, … 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

Talk of the Towns, Oct. 3

Thursday, October 2, 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

Talk of the Towns, Oct. 2

Wednesday, October 1, 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

Greenfield Recreation Notebook, Oct. 1

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Blues & BBQ Festival: Don’t miss the fourth annual Riverside Blues & BBQ Festival, Oct. 11 and 12, noon to 6 p.m. The event at Beacon Field will feature a New England Barbecue Society Grilling Contest, a Kansas City Barbeque Society BBQ Contest, a BrewFest Samplin’ Saloon on … 0

Talk of the Towns, Oct. 1

Wednesday, October 1, 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

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 … 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. … 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, … 0