Community Bulletin Board

Montague Parks & Recreation Notebook, Oct. 23

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Youth Basketball Program: Registration began on Monday for Montague residents and will begin on Nov. 3 for nonresidents. Boys & Girls 3/4 Junior Travel Teams: For grades 3 and 4. Enrollment maximum, 10 per team. Week of Dec. 1 (tentative) to late February. (Practice days and times to be determined.) Montague residents, $60; nonresidents, $65. Boys & Girls 5/6 Senior Travel Teams: For grades 5 and 6. Enrollment maximum, 10 … 0

Talk of the Towns, Oct. 23

Wednesday, October 22, 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, meets each Monday, except on school holidays. Pregnant and postpartum mothers are welcome. Infants stay with mothers. Snack for all; free … 0

Talk of the Towns, Oct. 22

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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 pre-school age. For more information, contact Deb Wood at 498-2660 or email: woodd@pioneervalley.k12.ma.us. Charlemont Scrabble Players: Scrabble players from West County play on Thursdays, 6 p.m., at the Mohawk Restaurant. New players welcome. 339-5383. Blood Drive: … 0

Talk of the Towns, Sept. 25

Wednesday, September 24, 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 Parks & Recreation Notebook, Sept. 25

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Scarecrow Stuffing & Pumpkin Carving Party: On Oct. 18 from noon to 2 p.m. at Unity Park before the Pumpkinfest, come down to Unity Park and enjoy Scarecrow Stuffing & Pumpkin Carving. Then bring your newly carved pumpkin to the festival. The department will also have face painting … 0

Greenfield YMCA Notebook for the week of Sept. 22

Wednesday, September 24, 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. Registration deadline is Oct. 3. This very … 0

Talk of the Towns, Sept. 24

Tuesday, September 23, 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. 23

Tuesday, September 23, 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: Sept. 22

Sunday, September 21, 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: Sept. 22-26

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Sunshine Story Time, Monday, 10 a.m. Kay Lyons brings a blend of read-aloud, sing-along, play-along fun to families with young children. This program is held in the LeVanway Meeting Room, on the lower level of the building, accessed through the rear or by stairs or elevator from the … 0

Weekly town meetings: Sept. 22-26

Friday, September 19, 2014

Ashfield Board of Assessors: Monday 6 p.m. in Town Hall. Special Town Meeting: Monday 7 p.m. in Town Hall (Selectboard meeting follows.) Conservation Commission: Wednesday 7:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Bernardston Board of Health: Thursday 8 a.m. in Town Hall. Buckland Finance Committee: Monday 7 p.m. in Buckland … 0

Montague Libraries Notebook, Sept. 19

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Staff Picks: Looking for a good book or a different author? Check out the staff picks display in the adult reading/computer room at Carnegie Library. Monday Evening Story Time: Monday evenings weekly at the Montague Center Library from 6:30 to 7. Young children of all ages and their … 0

Talk of the Towns, Sept. 19

Thursday, September 18, 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