Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Town Of Bridgewater Aerial Spraying - TONIGHT!!!

Town Of Bridgewater Aerial Spraying

In case you had not heard -  the Town Of Bridgewater is aerial spraying after dusk this evening, Tuesday, September 17th.

You may want to bring pets inside and close your windows.

Free Viewing of The BLACKkKLANSMAN


Come to a FREE viewing of the movie BLACKkKLANSMAN on Tuesday, September 24 at the First Parish UU Church in Bridgewater.

Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who
eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm in the Upper Parish Hall of the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church

50 School Street, Bridgewater
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Co-sponsored by the Social Justice Committee of the First Parish UU Church and the Bridgewater Citizens for Civility & Respect.

This is the 15th in our Black Lives Matter film series.

Dining for a Cause to Support Old Bridgewater Historical Society



The Old Bridgewater Historical Society will hold their annual Dining for a Cause fundraiser at the Bridgewater 99 Restaurant at Campus Plaza on Tuesday evening, September 24th from 5 to 9 p.m. When the 99 voucher is presented during those hours at the Bridgewater 99 Restaurant only, the company will donate 15% of your total guest check (excluding tax and gratuity) to the Old Bridgewater Historical Society, at no additional cost beyond your guest check.

This donation program is valid for dine-in and take-out orders when the voucher is presented during the event. Printed vouchers for the September 24th event are available on the OBHS website at https://www.oldbridgewater.org/events-directory/ A supply will also be available at the Bridgewater Senior Center and at the Bridgewater Public Library.

Board members will be on hand for a “meet and greet” and the winner of the OBHS 125th Anniversary Raffle will be drawn at 10p.m.

The Old Bridgewater Historical Society is a private organization, started in 1894, dedicated to the collection, preservation, and publication of history relating to the original Bridgewater area, which includes the towns of East Bridgewater, West Bridgewater, Bridgewater and the city of Brockton. For more information about the Dining for a Cause fundraiser or about the OBHS 125th Anniversary Raffle, visit the website at www.oldbridgewater.org. OBHS also maintains a Facebook page.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Bridgewater Parks and Trails Orientation


On October 17, 2019 from 7-8 PM The Natural Resources Trust of Bridgewater (a private non-profit), the Nunckatessett Greenway Program and the Town of Bridgewater will jointly present a one-hour Bridgewater Parks and Trails Orientation session.

The presentations' goal is to describe each of Bridgewater's several park lands, where they are located and the rules for using them.

Here is the link to a short video show about the orientation sessions along with a map of the Parklands. https://suff.maps.arcgis.com/apps/Cascade/index.html?appid=644231232fce41ffadc330e2e1e19c9f

Please share the documents with friends, neighbors, relatives, etc. and encourage them to attend. There will be a follow-up meeting on November 21st at which time we are hopeful to know more about the Town's hiring of a Chief Park Steward to oversee the park lands.

Your input is needed in word and deed to promote the sustainability and improvement of our wonderful natural resources.

We hope to see you at the meeting on October 17th. If you have questions please contact Kitty Doherty riverland927@gmail.com.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

AAUW Knit-In



The public is invited to join the AAUW Knit-In for Scholarships on Saturday, September 21, at the Bridgewater Senior Center. The Knit-In begins at 1p.m. and ends at 5p.m.

Crafters who enjoy knitting and/or crocheting will spend a pleasant afternoon of comraderie creating one or more 7 x 9 inch blocks which will be assembled into colorful lap robes and donated to a local charity. Participants should bring size 7 needles or J/K crochet hooks and acrylic yarn (worsted). For beginners, supplies will be provided. This will be a good opportunity to clean out your yarn stash – yarn color is not important! The donation to participate is $10 for the afternoon. Light refreshments will be served.

The Bridgewater Senior Center is located at 10 Wally Kreuger Way (off Route 18) in Bridgewater.

This fundraiser for local college scholarships is sponsored by the Taunton Branch of the American Association of University Women, a non-profit organization advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. Additional information about the AAUW can be found on their website at www.aauw.org.

For more information about the Knit-In, contact Cris Ajemian at 508-697-6653.

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Tennis Tournament and Viewing Social to Benefit The Well


Looking for a great fundraiser to help support the Bridgewater non-profit The Well? Look no further!

On Friday, September 20th The Well is hosting a tennis tournament and viewing social at Edgewood Pool & Tennis Club. There is both a friendly division and a competitive division for the tennis tournament and there will be a hospitality tent for spectators and players complete with food, beer and wine.

For more information about this event and to purchase tickets, please click here.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Taste a Book Club!



Taste a Book Club! Next gathering is being held on Tuesday, September 24th @ 5:00 pm.

Do you love to cook and love looking at cookbooks?

We have selected the cookbook "The Apple Cookbook: 125 Freshly Picked Recipes” by Olwen Woodier.

Stop by the library and borrow a copy located at the front desk. Notify the library with the page number of the recipe you would like to reserve. Cook the recipe. Bring your dish to the meeting to share. After eating discuss the book.

The Library will supply the paper products.

The event, which begins at 5:00 p.m. at the Bridgewater Public Library, is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

September Events at The Bridgewater Public Library



Monday, September 9 @ 10:00-11:00 a.m.: Make and Take craft: Drop in and make a tiger craft. Ages 3+ with adult helper. While supplies last, no registration required.

Thursday, September 12 @ 10:30 a.m.: Movie: Dumbo (G, 111 min). All ages welcome, no registration. Adult must remain with child.

Friday, September 13 @ 10:30-11:30 a.m.: The Learning Tree: A Caregiver and Child Literacy Program with Ms. Nicole. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Ages 3-5 with adult. Sponsored by Triumph, Inc. Registration is required for this 7 week program. To register, call Nancy at Triumph, Inc. @ 508-822-5388 ext. 208. Week 1.

Saturday, September 14 @ 10:30-11:30 a.m.: Read to Duncan, our lovable therapy dog. The “Read to a Dog” program provides children the opportunity to visit with a dog while building reading skills in a non-judgmental environment. No registration, all ages welcome.

Tuesday, September 17 @ 10:30-11:00 a.m.: Story Time with Miss Emily. Stories, games, a craft and FUN! All ages with adult, no registration.

Wednesday, September 18 @ 9:30-10:00 a.m.: Book Babies. Lapsit for children up to 30 months with caregiver. Join Mrs. Davis for rhymes, songs, story and playtime. No registration.

Wednesday, September 18 @ 10:30-11:00 a.m.: Story time and craft. Drop in story time for all ages with adult. Join Mrs. Davis for stories, songs, rhymes and a craft. All ages, no registration.

Thursday, September 19 @ 10:30-11:00 a.m.: Book Babies. Lapsit for children up to 30 months with caregiver. Join Mrs. Davis for rhymes, songs, story and playtime. No registration.

Friday, September 20 @ 10:30-11:30 a.m.: The Learning Tree: A Caregiver and Child Literacy Program with Ms. Nicole. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Ages 3-5 with adult. Sponsored by Triumph, Inc. Registration is required for this 7 week program. To register, call Nancy at Triumph, Inc. @ 508-822-5388 ext. 208. Week 2.

Monday, September 23 @ 10:00-11:00 a.m.: Make and Take craft: Drop in and make a farm animal craft. Ages 3+ with adult helper. While supplies last, no registration required.

Tuesday, September 24 @ 10:30-11:00 a.m.: Story Time with Miss Emily. Stories, games, a craft and FUN! All ages with adult, no registration.

Wednesday, September 25 @ 9:30-10:00 a.m.: Book Babies. Lapsit for children up to 30 months with caregiver. Join Mrs. Davis for rhymes, songs, story and playtime. No registration.

Wednesday, September 25 @ 10:30-11:00 a.m.: Story time and craft. Drop in story time for all ages with adult. Join Mrs. Davis for stories, songs, rhymes and a craft. All ages, no registration.

Thursday, September 26 @ 10:30-11:00 a.m.: Book Babies. Lapsit for children up to 30 months with caregiver. Join Mrs. Davis for rhymes, songs, story and playtime. No registration.

Friday, September 27 @ 10:30-11:30 a.m.: The Learning Tree: A Caregiver and Child Literacy Program with Ms. Nicole. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Ages 3-5 with adult. Sponsored by Triumph, Inc. Registration is required for this 7 week program. To register, call Nancy at Triumph, Inc. @ 508-822-5388 ext. 208. Week 3.

** CANCELLATIONS for library run programs will be posted on our website and our Facebook page.

For more information, call the library at 508-697-3331.

Monday, September 2, 2019

Learn to Curl this September!




The South Shore Curling Club will be teaching new curlers on Friday, September 6 & 13 from 7:15 to 9:15PM at the Bridgewater Ice Arena. The session includes on-ice training followed by a real game, and all equipment is provided. More information is available on our website.

These are our only Learn to Curls until winter, so don't wait!

We start our fall season in early October. If you'd like to join the club, the only prerequisite is taking a Learn to Curl class! Email membership@southshorecurling.com if you'd like to join our Friday night curling league.

Register today!

The cost for the Learn to Curl is $45 per person. Sign up on our website before it's too late!

Friday, August 30, 2019

9/11 Bears Fighting Hunger



You are invited to join BSU students and staff for a community volunteer event! Bears Fighting Hunger is the 2nd annual service kickoff event at BSU. The event is a collaboration between BSU, local communities and the national nonprofit The Outreach Program. The Outreach Program organizes food and supply packaging events around the country to provide food, safe water, education, and medical care to those in need at home and abroad.

Together on 9/11/19 we will package 18,000 meals that will be distributed to local food pantries to serve community members who may be facing food insecurity. Volunteer with us on Wednesday 9/11/19 on BSU’s campus in the Rondileau Campus Center Ballroom from 6:30-8:00.

Registration is available through the link below. 20 spots are available to community members. Volunteers must be 18 or older. Register now to kick off your year with service!

Register here: https://bsuform.wufoo.com/forms/z15frmd41bp1uqa/