Community Bulletin Board

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 Liz Windrover, social worker at the Fisher Home, and psychologist Dusty Miller. The Fisher Home regularly offers bereavement support groups to anyone … 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. This very comprehensive program will fill up fast so sign up early. Fees: Gold members, … 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, craft and a snack. Children of all ages are welcome. Parents, grandparents and guardians are … 0

Weekly town meeting list, Sept. 8 to 12

Friday, September 5, 2014

Ashfield Board of Assessors: Monday 6 p.m. in Town Hall. Conservation Commission: Wednesday 7:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Bernardston Planning Board: Monday 6:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Buckland Board of Health: Wednesday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Planning Board: Thursday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Charlemont Board of … 0

Talk of the Towns, Sept. 5

Thursday, September 4, 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

Senior Calendar Listing, Sept. 8 to 13

Thursday, September 4, 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, Sept. 4

Wednesday, September 3, 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

Montague Libraries Notebook

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Saturday Hours : Carnegie Library in Turners Falls is now open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through May 16, 2015. Monday Evening Story Time: Monday evenings weekly at the Montague Center Library from 6:30 to 7. Young children of all ages and their families are … 0

Thank you letter

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 … 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-, … 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 … 0

Talk of the Towns, Sept. 2

Monday, September 1, 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

YMCA in Greenfield Notebook

Monday, September 1, 2014

Register for fall classes: Members and non-members can register now for all Sept./Oct. classes. Classes for children include youth swimming, gymnastics, soccer, before and after school childcare and full-day preschool. Classes/programs for adults include water fitness, strength training, water therapy, volleyball and starter fitness. All fall classes are … 0