The Bedford Free Public Library will host an exhibit of the work of 25 members of the Bedford Center for the Arts Photo Group. The exhibit, juried by photography educator and curator Erin Carey and entitled What Catches the Eye, showcases the range of photographic styles represented in the Group. The show will open on Friday, November 12 and close on Wednesday, January 12. Plan to stop by the Library to check out the exhibit. A reception will be held at the Library on December 5, 5-6 pm, when Erin will be present to talk briefly about the exhibit. The
Ticket sales end Feb 9 8:00 AM or when the maximum # of players sign up, whichever comes first VIRTUAL EVENT Saturday, February 12, 2022 Virtual Trivia brought to you by Stump! Trivia Virtual doors open at 7:00pm, Trivia game from 7:30-8:30pm Teams of 6-10 players (maximum of 10 players per team) Team players do not need to be in the same location, however each person counts as a player, even if sharing a device. $25 per player, 1st and 2nd place prizes REGISTER EARLY, maximum attendance is 200 players Ticket sales end Feb 9 8:00 AM or when the
As part of our Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance, Bedford Embraces Diversity, the Parents Diversity Council and the Rotary Club will be holding a donation drive to support the Bedford Food Bank, which provides for about 120 households a week and is always in need of items that aren’t available through Greater Boston Food Bank or other donors. Items on this list include: antiperspirant shampoo toilet paper paper towels laundry detergent tabs socks for men and women Clorox wipes diapers pullups incontinence underwear for men and women Youth and Family Services also accepts gift cards to distribute to residents
On September 12, 2001, Rebecca Neale learned of the 9/11 terror attacks as told to her in Uzbek. Her friend recounted what the state-run news reported: That two planes crashed into each other over New York City. She thought maybe she should get out an Uzbek-to-English dictionary. If only she had one. Thus began the end of one year of Peace Corps service in Turkmenistan, a nation bordering northern Afghanistan. Turkmenistan and Afghanistan may share ethnic origins and have a similarly challenging geography, but they have many differences because Turkmenistan was once a Soviet Republic, which indelibly shaped Turkmenistan’s culture.
The annual programming of the Bedford Center for the Arts Photo Group now includes one evening devoted to showcasing the work of different BCA members. We feel fortunate that on Tuesday, January 11 at 7 PM we will offer presentations by accomplished members Astrid Reishwitz, Dennis Rainville and Diane Bennett. Astrid"s work explores storytelling from a personal perspective. Using keepsakes from family life, old photographs, and storytelling strategies, she builds a visual world of memory, identity, place, and home. Her current focus is the exploration of personal and collective memory influenced by her upbringing in Germany. Dennis is a fine art photographer
Each FREE session is conducted by Mara Briere, MA, CFLE and a co-facilitator: networking skills concrete tools strategies resources Participants become better equipped to manage the changes in the family since a loved one has been diagnosed with a mental illness/behavioral health disorder. Families deserve information and connection since being uprooted by the diagnosis of a lifelong chronic illness is a family member. Join us as we get together and discuss how to make sense of the changes in our families. “Replanting Lives” is a supportive group that meets twice a month, the 2nd Tuesday morning (10:30-noon) at the New
The Town of Bedford operates a drive thru Food Bank service every Thursday, 4:00PM to 5:30PM at 12 Mudge Way, the Yellow Building (rear parking lot). In addition to pantry staples, we provide produce, meat, dairy products as well as feminine care, diapers, household items and pet food. The Bedford Food Bank service is intended for Bedford residents of all ages for whom provision of food and other supplies will support the health and well-being of the household. There is no cost, no preregistration is required, and no identifying information is collected. We also offer a limited delivery program for