Community Bulletin Board

Montague Parks & Recreation Notebook, April 2

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

10th annual Peter Cottontail’s EGGstravaganza: This event will take place on April 18 at 11 a.m. sharp at Unity Park, Turners Falls. Children, age 4 to 12, are invited to take part in this community tradition. Pictures with Peter Cottontail, raffles and, of course, the Egg Hunt with 5,000 candy and toy-filled eggs. Participants must bring their own basket/bag for the eggs. Montague Parks & Recreation would like to thank … 0

Talk of the Towns, April 2

Wednesday, April 1, 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 … 0

Four Rivers Charter School Honor Roll

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

GREENFIELD — The following students at Four Rivers Charter Public School were named to the school’s Semester 1 honor roll. Students who earned high honors in at least one subject and multiple honors in other subjects are listed as high honors. Students who earned honors in at least one subject are listed as honors. Grade 7 Honors: Xihu Arfa, Tara Brown, Alexis Dimitriou, … 0

Talk of the Towns, April 1

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Athol ACOA Al-Anon: ACOA Al-Anon is for adults raised by alcoholic caretakers/parents. Meets Saturdays, 10 a.m., Athol Memorial Hospital’s conference room. 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 … 0

Talk of the Towns, March 31

Monday, March 30, 2015

Amherst UMass Visiting Writers: The University of Massachusetts Visiting Writers Series will host poet Kiki Petrosino reading at 8 p.m. in Memorial Hall on the UMass campus on Thursday. Petrosino is an associate professor of English and director of Creative Writing at the University of Louisville. Her publications … 0

YMCA in Greenfield Notebook, March 31

Monday, March 30, 2015

Save 10 percent: On April 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the YMCA is holding a Camp Sign Up Day for parents with children, age 4 to 12. Camp directors will be available to answer questions about the Y’s many full and half-day camps. As an added bonus, … 0

Talk of the Towns: March 30

Sunday, March 29, 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: March 30

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Sunshine Story Time: Every Monday at 10 a.m., Kay Lyons brings a blend of read-aloud, sing-along, play-along fun to families with young children. For further information, contact Kay Lyons at 772-1544, ext. 5, or check the library website at www.greenfieldpubliclibrary.com. Writers’ Lunch: Bring your laptop or notebook and … 0

Letter: Our Winter Carnival

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Our Winter Carnival On March 1, the Discovery School at Four Corners held a very successful Winter Carnival, our annual community event for Discovery School families. We would like to thank the many generous local businesses that helped support the carnival through donations. Please support the following businesses … 0

Talk of the Towns: March 27

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Amherst Angela Davis at UMass: Activist leader Angela Davis will discuss mass incarceration in the U.S., campaigns for race and gender equality, and the impact of social media on social justice movements during a Monday appearance at UMass. Her talk, “Sustaining Social Justice Movements and Intersectional Struggle,” will … 0

Montague Libraries Notebook: March 27

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Last Saturday Lego Club: The monthly Lego Club will meet Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children of all ages and their parents/caretakers are invited to come build and play. Turners Falls Genealogy Gathering: This informal group meets on the first Thursday of each month, 6 to 7:45 … 0

Senior Center News, March 27

Thursday, March 26, 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

Talk of the Towns: March 26

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Ashfield Maple Fest/Pancake Breakfast: The First Congregational Church of Ashfield will serve a pancake breakfast on Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon, downstairs in Friendship Hall. The breakfast includes pancakes with maple syrup, sausage, scrambled eggs, orange juice and coffee. MotherWoman Support Group: MotherWoman, a support group for new … 0