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YMCA in Greenfield, Sept. 1

Monday, August 31, 2015

Session I Registration: The first of five eight-week sessions begins the week of Sept. 1 and goes until Oct. 25. Youth classes include parent/child gym/swim, swimming and gymnastics lessons, youth soccer (age 4 to 12), flag football, basketball skills, after school childcare and Y preschool. Adult classes include water therapy and fitness classes, strength training, ballroom dancing, diabetes care, weight loss challenge, foam roller class and cardiac rehab class. Registration … 0

Talk of the Towns, Sept. 1

Monday, August 31, 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 ages. Each gathering features thematic stories, craft and snack. Bonnie Delcamp, Wendy Abramson and Karen … 0

Greenfield Public Library Notebook, Aug. 31

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Writers’ Lunch: Bring your laptop or notebook and lunch to the LeVanway Meeting Room, Monday through Thursday, noon to 2 p.m., for self-directed writing time. Open for Business: The LeVanway Meeting Room is open every Monday and Friday from 2 to 5 p.m. for local businesspeople and telecommuters who need a quiet place to work and Wi-Fi Internet access. Mother Goose on the … 0

Talk of the Towns, Aug. 31

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Bernardston Kiwanis Club of Bernardston: Meets Tuesdays, Vets Club, Hartwell Street. Social time, 6 p.m.; dinner meeting 6:30. Open to the public. Colrain Alcoholics Anonymous: Fragrance-free open meeting, Tuesdays at noon, Colrain Community Church, Route 112. Greenfield Yoga Beginnings: New to yoga or returning to it? Small classes, … 0

Franklin County Senior Centers, Aug. 28

Thursday, August 27, 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 Libraries Notebook, Aug. 28

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Genealogy Club: The club will meet Thursday from 6 to 7:45 p.m. at Carnegie Library in Turners Falls. This informal group meets the first Thursday of the month and is led by Sarah Campbell. Monday Evening Story Time: Monday evenings weekly at the Montague Center Library from 6:30 … 0

Talk of the Towns, Aug. 28

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Ashfield Al-Anon meeting Mondays: Weekly at 7:30 p.m. Mondays, 469 Main St., opposite St. John’s Church. Athol ‘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 Church, 500 Main St. For further information, call … 0

Montague Parks & Recreation Notebook, Aug. 27

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Youth Soccer: The department’s soccer program includes Start Smart and Squirts Soccer for children in kindergarten to grade 2. Squirt Soccer is held Saturday mornings; Sept. 12 to Oct. 24 24 from 10 to 11 a.m. Montague residents, $30; non-residents, $35; Junior Travel Team, grades 3 and 4. … 0

Talk of the Towns, Aug. 27

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Amherst Food & Beverage Tasting Fair: Atkins Farms Country Market in South Amherst is hosting the 27th annual New England Food & Beverage Tasting Fair & Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday, noon to 3 p.m. The event will be held outdoors under the pavilion and throughout the store. … 0

Talk of the Towns, Aug. 26

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Athol ACOA Al-Anon: For adults raised by alcoholic caretakers/parents. Meets Saturdays, 10 a.m., Athol Memorial Hospital’s conference room. Charlemont Buntin named to dean’s list: Alexander Buntin of Charlemont was named to the spring 2015 semester dean’s list at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell. Buntin is majoring in … 0

YMCA in Greenfield Notebook, Aug. 25, 2015

Monday, August 24, 2015

Senior Housing Open House: All seniors who live in one of the senior housing complexes in Franklin County are invited to a free Open House on Tuesday and Thursday. There will be a sample Water Fitness class from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. and a trial Group Exercise class … 0

Talk of the Towns, Aug. 25, 2015

Monday, August 24, 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

Beacon Hill Roll Call, Aug. 17 to 21, 2015

Friday, August 21, 2015

By BOB KATZEN THE HOUSE AND SENATE. There were no roll call votes in the House or Senate last week. This week, Beacon Hill Roll Call reports local senators’ roll call attendance records for the 2015 session through August 21. The Senate has held 159 roll call votes. … 0