Community Bulletin Board

Talk of the Towns: April 21

Monday, April 20, 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, call 625-2502. Bernardston Story hour: Cushman Library at 28 Church St. offers Story Hour, Wednesdays from 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 … 0

Talk of the Towns: April 20

Monday, April 20, 2015

Amherst Amherst Railway Society: The society will meet Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Amherst Regional Middle School auditorium. Ken Harstine will present images and commentary on the Korean National Railways in 1975. Harstine was stationed in Seoul, South Korea while a member of the U.S. Navy. A committed rail fan, he visited and rode many of the railway facilities in and around Seoul. Bernardston Kiwanis … 0

Greenfield Public Library Notebook: April 20

Monday, April 20, 2015

Library closed: The Greenfield Public Library will be closed today in observance of Patriots Day. The library will reopen on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Preschool Story Hour: The library invites parents with young children, age 5 and younger, to meet other parents of young children and join Sally Ahearn every Tuesday, 10 to 11 a.m. Free. Call 772-1544, ext. 5 for more information. … 0

Talk of the Towns, April 6

Sunday, April 5, 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 through June 17, 4 to 5 p.m., Children’s Room. Each … 0

Greenfield Public Library Notebook, April 6

Sunday, April 5, 2015

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, made possible by funding from the Friends … 0

Talk of the Towns, April 3

Monday, April 6, 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, habits. The program meets Tuesdays, 7 p.m., New Testament Church, … 0

Senior center news

Monday, April 6, 2015

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

Montague Parks & Recreation Notebook, April 2

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

10th annual Peter Cottontail’s EGGstravaganza: This event will take place on April 18 at 11 a.m. sharp at Unity Park, Turners Falls. Children, age 4 to 12, are invited to take part in this community tradition. Pictures with Peter Cottontail, raffles and, of course, the Egg Hunt with … 0

Talk of the Towns, April 2

Wednesday, April 1, 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

Four Rivers Charter School Honor Roll

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

GREENFIELD — The following students at Four Rivers Charter Public School were named to the school’s Semester 1 honor roll. Students who earned high honors in at least one subject and multiple honors in other subjects are listed as high honors. Students who earned honors in at least … 0

Talk of the Towns, April 1

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Athol 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 School. Thursday’s schedule follows the PVRSD school calendar. Creative playtime for families with children, infant to … 0

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 … 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, … 0