Community Bulletin Board

Talk of the Towns, Jan. 29

Wednesday, January 28, 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 holidays. Pregnant and postpartum mothers are welcome. Infants stay with mothers. Snack for all; free childcare for children provided, up to age … 0

Montague Parks & Recreation Notebook, Jan. 29

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Open Swim: Turners Falls High School Pool, Tuesday and Friday evenings: Jan. 30. Feb. 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24 and 27. March 3, 6, 10 and 13. Family Swim: 6:30 to 7:30. Adult Lap Swim: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.. For entry fees and rules, log onto: American Red Cross Babysitting Course: Feb. 10 and 11, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Obtain … 0

Greenfield Recreation Dept. Notebook, Jan. 29

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Greenfield Winter Carnival: Greenfield’s Winter Carnival has been “Frozen” over, Feb. 6 to 8. Events include live ice carvings, parade of lights, fireworks, ice skating, sledding, photo contest, Sven’s Reindeer Run, family frozen fun fest, Breakfast with Olaf, K-9 Keg Pull, horse-drawn hay rides, ski and snowshoe demos, chili cook-off, cookie bake-off, cardboard sled race, and more. A schedule of events is available … 0

Weekly town meeting list, Jan. 12 to 16

Friday, January 9, 2015

Ashfield Board of Assessors: Monday 6 p.m. in Town Hall. Selectboard: Monday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Library Trustees: Monday 7 p.m. in Library. Parks Commission: Monday 7:20 p.m. in Town Hall. Board of Health: Tuesday 5:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Conservation Commission: Wednesday 7:30 p.m. in Town … 0

Talk of the Towns, Jan. 9

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Amherst Amherst Railway Society: The society will meet Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Amherst Regional Middle School auditorium. James Avery Smith will speak about the history of rail service in Amherst, and his experiences writing “Railroad and Trolleys of Amherst.” Editor Kerstin Becker’s power point presentation will introduce attendees to … 0

Montague Parks & Recreation Notebook, Jan. 8

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest: This Saturday, 1 to 3 p.m., the Turners Falls Knights of Columbus’s annual event returns. Boys and girls compete separately, and by age category, to make as many free throws as possible. Winners advance to regional competition. Participation is free to boys … 0

Talk of the Towns, Jan. 8

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Amherst Quilters Guild: Hands Across the Valley Quilters Guild wil meet Sunday, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 867 North Pleasant St. “Showcasing Us: Member Trunk Show.” Three mystery members show and discuss their favorite quilts. Refreshments will be served. Nonmember fee is $2. For more information, … 0

Thank-you letter

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Sawmill River 10K On Jan. 1, Montague Parks & Recreation held their annual Sawmill River 10K Run in Montague Center. Approximately 176 runners from the entire region participated in this major fund-raising event that supports our Sponsor-A-Child Scholarship Program. The race would not have been possible without the … 0

Talk of the Towns, Jan. 7

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

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, Jan. 6

Monday, January 5, 2015

Jan./Feb. Classes: Registration for Jan./Feb. classes is now in progress for members and non members; all classes begin today. Classes for kids include swimming, gymnastics, youth basketball, preschool sports, youth cooking, preschool and after school childcare. Classes for adults include water fitness, water therapy, weight loss programs, strength … 0

Talk of the Towns, Jan. 6

Monday, January 5, 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

Talk of the Towns: Jan. 5

Sunday, January 4, 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. … 0

Greenfield Public Library Notebook, Jan. 5

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Sunshine Story Time: Every Monday morning at 10, Kay Lyons brings a blend of read-aloud, sing-along, play-along fun to families with young children. For further information, contact Lyons at 772-1544, ext. 5 or check the library website at: Writers’ Lunch: The LeVanway Meeting Room is open Monday … 0