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Knights of Columbus Free Throw Competition for Kids – No cost!

JGMS 99 McMahon Rd, Bedford, MA

ENTRY FORMS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE LIBRARY AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT WALK-UPS-WELCOME!!!  No Charge JANUARY 29th, 2023   at JOHN GLEN MIDDLE SCHOOL 12:00pm – 3:00 pm   Competition Level Each contestant receives three warm-up tosses followed by 15 consecutive free throw attempts from the appropriate age-designated foul line. Winners from each category move on to the regional competition.  For REGISTRATION INFORMATION CONTACT:   Michael O’Shaughnessy farrell99@verizon.net  781-698-8661 

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“Ukraine 101: Root causes of the Russian invasion in context – Ukraine’s history, culture, and people”

First Parish in Bedford, Unitarian Universalist 75 The Great Rd, Bedford, MA

First Parish in Bedford is hosting a two-part presentation on Ukraine:   Sunday, Jan. 29 and Sunday, Feb. 5 from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm. Vlad Shapiro, a Ukrainian-American from Kviv, will speak briefly about the root causes and current state of the Russian invasion in Ukraine.  Vlad will also provide background on cultural & historical differences between the Ukraine & Russian populations, Ukraine’s place in the global economy, as well as key information about Ukrainian culture and traditions. Both sessions will include plenty of time for questions from the audience.     These talks will be accessible on Zoom for those

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Winter Lecture Series: Great Moments in Polar Exploration

Bedford Free Public Library - MEETING ROOM 7 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA

Great Moments in Polar Exploration – Antarctica with Professor Dan Breen A 5-PART SERIES: Sundays: January 22nd, 29th, February 3rd, 12th, 26th from 2-4 pm in the 1st floor meeting room. Part 1: JANUARY 22 at 2:00-4:00 pm: The first known human encounters with Antarctica did not happen until the late eighteenth century, but by the beginning of the twentieth, the continent had become to capture the imaginations of people around the world. That story has a lot to do with an Englishman, a Russian and in particular, with a seal hunter from Connecticut. Part ll: JANUARY 29 at 2:00-4:00 pm: In this session we will meet

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Aromatherapy with Essential Oils Workshop

Town of Bedford, MA 10 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA

Come learn about the health benefits of using essential oils. In this class we will learn about which oils can help promote different states of relaxation, uplift your mood, and help ease some discomforts in the body. You will learn how to make a lip balm with your choice of flavor. You will also leave with a few sample oils to experiment with at home. Cheryl uses all Doterra oils which are therapeutic grade essential oils. Fee includes all materials.  In-person class held at 12 Mudge Way, room 139.  (min 3/max 12) Wednesday, February 1, 7:00-8:30pm  Fee:  $40 Instructor: Cheryl

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Town of Bedford Food Bank Service

Town of Bedford, MA 10 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA

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

Bedford Integrated Preschool Screening & Registration

Davis School 401 Davis Road, Bedford, MA

The Bedford Public Schools’ Integrated Preschool Program invites neighborhood children who will be three years old by August 31, 2023, to a screening for possible enrollment. Screenings will be conducted at the Davis School on Friday, February 3, 2023. An appointment is required. Please call (781) 275-3201 ext. 4712 or e-mail rachel_thunberg@bedfordps.org to schedule an appointment for your child. Click here to read more about Bedford’s Integrated Preschool in The Bedford Citizen  

Bedford Trail Walk

Town of Bedford, MA 10 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA

Bedford Town Trail Walk Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 9:45 am Old Res Conservation Area Description: Please join the Bedford Trails Committee for a free Trail Walk to explore the Old Res Conservation Area. We will make a moderately hilly circumnavigation of the res, at a comfortably slow pace.  The walk will last about 2 hours or less.   When and    We meet at 9:45 AM at the parking Where:         lot behind the Bedford Free Public                      Library (7 Mudge Way).   Leader:        Dan Hurwitz, Bedford Trails Committee   Notes:          All, or portions, of the trail may

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“Ukraine 101: Root causes of the Russian invasion in context – Ukraine’s history, culture, and people”

First Parish in Bedford, Unitarian Universalist 75 The Great Rd, Bedford, MA

First Parish in Bedford is hosting a two-part presentation on Ukraine:   Sunday, Jan. 29 and Sunday, Feb. 5 from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm. Vlad Shapiro, a Ukrainian-American from Kviv, will speak briefly about the root causes and current state of the Russian invasion in Ukraine.  Vlad will also provide background on cultural & historical differences between the Ukraine & Russian populations, Ukraine’s place in the global economy, as well as key information about Ukrainian culture and traditions. Both sessions will include plenty of time for questions from the audience.     These talks will be accessible on Zoom for those

Free
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Winter Lecture Series: Great Moments in Polar Exploration

Bedford Free Public Library - MEETING ROOM 7 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA

Great Moments in Polar Exploration – Antarctica with Professor Dan Breen A 5-PART SERIES: Sundays: January 22nd, 29th, February 3rd, 12th, 26th from 2-4 pm in the 1st floor meeting room. Part 1: JANUARY 22 at 2:00-4:00 pm: The first known human encounters with Antarctica did not happen until the late eighteenth century, but by the beginning of the twentieth, the continent had become to capture the imaginations of people around the world. That story has a lot to do with an Englishman, a Russian and in particular, with a seal hunter from Connecticut. Part ll: JANUARY 29 at 2:00-4:00 pm: In this session we will meet

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BHS presents CHICAGO: TEEN EDITION

Bedford High School Auditorium 9 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA

The Bedford High School Performing Arts Department will present CHICAGO: TEEN EDITION, the long-running Kander & Ebb Broadway musical, March 15 through 18 in the BHS Auditorium. The production, led by director Katrina Faulstich, features approximately eighty students in the cast, crew, and pit orchestra. CHICAGO: TEEN EDITION is most appropriate for audiences in middle school and up. The show runs 90 minutes with one intermission. Tickets will be available to the general public starting February 27 through the Performing Arts Department website: https://bhschorusandtheater.weebly.com/tickets.html. Tickets are $14 for adults and $12 for students and seniors. The online box office will

$12 – $14

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