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Community Bulletin Board

Talk of the Towns

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Montague Mug Race For 34 years the Montague Mug Race has been held in conjunction with Old Home Days. Ten year ago the Mini Mug was added and has been a welcomed tradition. A huge thank you to all who supported our efforts this year. The race could not take place without the continued support of the following: Architectural Components, Red Fire Farm, Renaissance Builders, Montague Mill, Rau’s Towing, Armen … 0

Talk of the Towns, Sept. 3

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Amherst Benefit bike ride: The Rotary Club of Amherst will host its annual COVAC Benefit Bike Ride on Sunday. The event will begin and end at the Hatfield Lions Club pavilion on Billings Way. Registration and start time is between 7 and 9 a.m. There are 25-, 50-, 75- and 100-mile loops bringing riders through Whately, Deerfield, Greenfield, Sunderland, Northfield and Vernon, Vt. … 0

Montague Parks & Recreation Notebook, Sept. 3

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Fall Programs: 2014 Youth Soccer Registration: The department is currently taking registrations for its Start Smart Soccer (kindergarten to grade 2) Program which begins Sept. 13. Start Smart Football: Start Smart Football teaches children the basic motor skills necessary to play organized flag football while they work one-on-one and spend quality time with their parents. This is a non-contact program. For children in … 0

YMCA in Greenfield Notebook, Aug. 5

Monday, August 4, 2014

Preschool/Childcare Open House: Come check out the most complete preschool and the best before and after school childcare program in the area today from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Fall Program Brochure: The Fall Program Brochure is now available online at: ymcaingreenfield.org or pick up a hard copy on … 0

Talk of the Towns, Aug. 5

Monday, August 4, 2014

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 ages. Each gathering features thematic stories, craft and snack. Bonnie Delcamp, Wendy Abramson and Karen Stinchfield take turns as presenters. Story Hour is sponsored … 0

Talk of the Towns, Aug. 4

Sunday, August 3, 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, Aug. 4

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Sunshine Story Time: Each Monday morning at 10, Kay Lyons brings a blend of read-aloud, sing-along, play-along fun to families with young children in the LeVanway Meeting Room on the lower level of the building. For further information, contact Lyons at (413) 772-1544, ext. 5, or check the … 0

Weekly town meeting list, Aug. 4 to 8

Friday, August 1, 2014

Ashfield Board of Assessors: Tuesday 6 p.m. in Town Hall. Board of Health: Tuesday 6 p.m. in Town Hall. Bernardston Planning Board: Monday 6:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Board of Selectmen: Wednesday 6 p.m. in Town Hall. Board of Health: Wednesday 6:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Buckland Planning … 0

Senior Calendars, Aug. 1

Thursday, July 31, 2014

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

Talk of the Towns, Aug. 1

Thursday, July 31, 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

College Graduates

Friday, August 1, 2014

Northfield Brault graduates from Smith: Sarah Brault, daughter of Paula and Brian Brault of Northfield received a bachelor’s degree from Smith College in May. A 2010 graduate of Pioneer Valley Regional School, Brault double majored in Spanish and Education and Child Study at Smith. She was also honored … 0

Montague Parks & Recreation Notebook, July 31

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Block Party/Festival: Turners Falls Block Party & Pocumtuck Homelands Festival, Saturday, 2 to 8 p.m., Avenue A and at Unity Park! Food, fun, music and a whole lot more! Summer Playground Program: Now to Aug. 15, Mondays thru Fridays: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Discovery and Sports & … 0

Talk of the Towns, July 31

Wednesday, July 30, 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