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Connecting Threads | Exhibition and Reception at Bedford Free Public Library

Bedford Free Public Library 7 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA

Connecting Threads, an exhibition with works by textile artist Joetta Maue and photographer Becky Behar will be on display at the Bedford Free Public Library from March 14 to May 11, 2022. The exhibition explores connections we make throughout our lives, the threads we spin and bonds we create, starting in the nuclei of our families. Joetta Maue’s embroidered fabrics and Becky Behar’s photographs use the element of stitching to construct a visual story of their lives. Their work acts as a document of lives lived and relationships felt. A reception for the artists will be on Sunday, April 10,

Free

Annual Dollars for Scholars Fundraiser halfway to goal

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

CSF of Bedford Dollars for Scholars is at the halfway point raising funds for our graduating recipients who will be awarded at the 57th Scholarship Awards Ceremony on May 31, 2022. Many thanks to our Bedford community for the donations already received. If you haven’t donated yet, please do help us reach our goal of $60,000. Donations may be made online—click https://bit.ly/DollarsforScholarsMail-a-thon2022 orscan the QR code. You may also mail a check payable to CSF of Bedford Dollars for Scholars to PO Box 585 Bedford, MA 01730-0585 All donations of $50 or more received by May 5, 2022, will be

Head Over Heels – a Musical Comedy at The Umbrella Stage

The Umbrella Arts Center 40 Stow St., Concord, MA

Important Message About Umbrella Stage Schedule Changes April 15 - May 8, 2022 Adapted by James Magruder Concept and Original Book by James Whitty Music by The Go-Go's Directed by Brian Boruta Presented on the Main Stage Head Over Heels is the bold new musical comedy from the visionaries that rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening. This laugh-out-loud love story is set to the music of the iconic 1980’s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs, “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,” “Vacation,” Belinda Carlisle’s “Heaven is a Place

$15 – $44

Minuteman Senior Services Spring Forward Fun Run & Walk

Virtual

Join Minuteman Senior Services in May for the Spring Forward Fun Run & Walk!  You will have the option of running or walking a 5K (3.1 miles) or 10K (6.2 miles) along the route of your choice anytime from May 1 – 8, 2022.  Other than the registration fee, there is no fundraising required, however you do have the option to  increase your support by setting up an individual or team fundraising page or joining a team. This is a great way to enjoy being outside with friends and family, get some exercise, and support a great cause!  The mission of Minuteman Senior Services is to

Bedford Family Connection New Mom’s Brunch

Old Town Hall 16 South Road, Bedford

Are you a new mom? The Bedford Family Connection would love to invite you to a special brunch on Sunday, May 1! This event will be for moms who have had a baby between April 1, 2021 - April 1, 2022 (whether it's your first baby or your fifth!). It's open to all new moms in Bedford (members and non members) and is a great way to meet other local moms. OR do you know someone in Bedford who has had a baby recently? Please share this with them! RSVP by Friday, April 22 here: https://tinyurl.com/rzap9m4t Any questions? Email newmomsbrunch@bfctoday.com.

Bedford Family Connection New Mom’s Brunch

Old Town Hall 16 South Road, Bedford

Are you a new mom? The Bedford Family Connection would love to invite you to a special brunch on Sunday, May 1! This event will be for moms who have had a baby between April 1, 2021 - April 1, 2022 (whether it's your first baby or your fifth!). It's open to all new moms in Bedford (members and non members) and is a great way to meet other local moms. OR do you know someone in Bedford who has had a baby recently? Please share this with them! RSVP by Friday, April 22 here: https://tinyurl.com/rzap9m4t Any questions? Email newmomsbrunch@bfctoday.com.

Free

Free Zoom presentation: “Personal Values-Based Investing” with Flynn McDonnell, JD

Zoom

The Bedford Lyceum and First Parish in Bedford’s Environmental Justice Committee are proud to present a free Zoom lecture entitled: “Personal Values-Based Investing” with Flynn McDonnell, JD. Flynn McDonnell, JD will discuss how we can make a positive impact through values-based investing with the intention to generate measurable social and environmental impact in addition to a financial return.  What is Socially- Responsible Investing, Environmental, Social and Governance Investing, and Impact Investing?  Investing consciously and purposefully allows one to express beliefs and make a positive impact on the world (e.g., divesting from fossil fuels). Flynn is responsible for client advisory and client

Free

MCC “World of Music” Performance Highlights Student Performers

Middlesex Community College 591 Springs Rd, Bedford, MA

To close out the Spring 2022 “A World of Music” concert series, Middlesex Community College will feature a performance by MCC Music students. The Student Recital will take place at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, May 2 at MCC’s Concert Hall in Bedford. MCC Fine Music major student Anthony Lumenello, of Burlington, performed in his first Middlesex Student Recital as part of the Fall 2021 “World of Music” concert series. Now finishing up his first year at MCC, he will be performing in the upcoming recital. “I’m excited to participate in the concert,” Lumenello, said. “Performing live in front of an

Free

Meet the Tutu Teacher! (Davis School Author in Residence)

Davis School 401 Davis Road, Bedford, MA

The Parents Diversity Council and BEST PTO invite families to meet former Davis Kindergarten teacher, Vera Ahiyya, author of the brand new book, You Have a Voice! Ms. Ahiyya will be the Author in Residence at Davis on May 2 and 3.  The evening of May 2, she will be able to meet with parents and families.  She will make a brief presentation, read her book, and have time for Q and A and book signings.  Along with LOTS of hugs for former students (who knew her as Ms. Corbett when she taught kindergarten at Davis)! This event is open

Free