Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Tickets for The Well's Masquerade Ball Now Available


Tickets are now available for The Well's Masquerade Ball. Join The Well for an evening of revelry at the Indian Pond Country Club in Kingston, MA on Friday, October 23rd to celebrate The Well, raise money for the important work it is doing in the community and to help unmask the stigma of mental illness. Music, dancing, food, drinks, auctions, raffles, prizes and surprises. 

Order tickets at www.visitthewell.org today as they're going fast!

BSU Observatory Fall Public Nights


The BSU Observatory will host public nights on Wednesdays during Fall 2015 beginning September 30th. Visit our website at http://microsites.bridgew.edu/observatory for exact dates and times. These events occur on the 5th floor patios of the Dana Mohler-Faria Science and Mathematics Center.

These events are weather-dependent. Please check a few hours prior to each event to see if the weather will allow it to go on. Call our hotline at 508-531-DARK, find us on Facebook (Bridgewater State University Observatory), or follow us on Twitter @BSUObservatory to check.

Bridgewater State University 175th Anniversary Celebration


Sunday, August 30, 2015

Register for the Bridgewater Police Department 5K


The Bridgewater Police 5K will be held on Saturday, September 26th here in Bridgewater. The race features both a 1 mile kids race as well as a 5K through the streets of Bridgewater. The race starts and finishes at the Bridgewater Police Department and proceeds benefit several local charities.

The race has a huge array of raffle prizes available and a great post-race scene on the grounds of the police station. 

Sign up today for the Bridgewater Police 5K by clicking here. We look forward to seeing you on the race course on September 26th!

Friday, August 28, 2015

Upcoming programs at Bridgewater Public Library in the Children’s room


Tuesday, September 1 @ 1:00 p.m.: Join us for air conditioning and a movie. Movies begin at 1:00 p.m. and vary on length depending on the movie shown. All ages are welcome, parent must stay with child. Movie title can be found on our website www.bridgewaterpubliclibrary.org

Wednesday, September 2 @ 1:00 p.m.: Join us for air conditioning and a movie. Movies begin at 1:00 p.m. and vary on length depending on the movie shown. All ages are welcome, parent must stay with child. Movie title can be found on our website www.bridgewaterpubliclibrary.org

Thursday, September 3 @ 1:00 p.m.: Join us for air conditioning and a movie. Movies begin at 1:00 p.m. and vary on length depending on the movie shown. All ages are welcome, parent must stay with child. Movie title can be found on our website www.bridgewaterpubliclibrary.org

Friday, September 4: Registration opens for Read Together, Grow Together with Miss Nicole.  Are you interested in helping your child learn and grow? Are you interested in creative, fun & educational activities? Are you looking for ways to get your child ready for school? This is a 6 week program and registration is required.  Program runs weekly on Fridays @ 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the library, beginning on September 18.  To register, email Meredith at mariea.heaney@triumphinc.org or call 508-823-4710 ext. 1333.

Saturday, September 5:  Registration opens for Book Babies.   For ages up to 30 months old (with an adult). Rhymes, songs, stories and playtime. Parents should be aware this is a six week program. Registration is required.  There are two sessions to choose from – each session is the same.  Wednesday session at 11:00-11:30 a.m. (begins on Wednesday, September 23) and Thursday session at 10:30-11:00 a.m. (begins on Thursday, September 24).

Friday, September 18 @ 10:30-11:30 a.m.: Week one of Read Together, Grow Together with Miss Nicole.  Registration required for this six week session, email Meredith at mariea.heaney@triumphinc.org or call 508-823-4710 ext. 1333

Saturday, September 19 @ 10:30-11:30 a.m.: Read to a dog.  Come read to Jasper, a registered therapy dog. No registration, all ages.

Tuesday, September 22 @ 1:30-2:00 p.m.:  Drop in storytime with Mrs. Davis.  Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and lots of fun.  No registrations, all ages welcome.  Wednesday’s drop in session is the same.

Tuesday, September 22 @ 4:30-5:30 p.m.:  Lego Club:  Ages 6+.  No registration.  Parents must remain in the building.

Wednesday, September 23 @ 9:30-10:30 a.m.:  Drop in storytime with Mrs. Davis.  Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and lots of fun.  No registrations, all ages welcome.  Tuesday’s drop in session is the same.

Friday, September 25 @ 10:30-11:30 a.m.: Week two of Read Together, Grow Together with Miss Nicole.  Registration required for this six week session, email Meredith at mariea.heaney@triumphinc.org or call 508-823-4710 ext. 1333

Tuesday, September 29 @ 1:30-2:00 p.m.:  Drop in storytime with Mrs. Davis.  Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and lots of fun.  No registrations, all ages welcome.  Wednesday’s drop in session is the same.

Wednesday, September 30 @ 9:30-10:30 a.m.:  Drop in storytime with Mrs. Davis.  Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and lots of fun.  No registrations, all ages welcome.  Tuesday’s drop in session is the same.

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

Monday, August 24, 2015

Author to Speak at Bridgewater Public Library



Michael DeLaPena will visit on September 21 to discuss his recently released books The Coyote Wars and The Last Coyote.

The Fortress is the terrorist training Academy of the Wallace family, led by the patriarch and evil genius Tim Wallace. Wallace groomed his children, whom he affectionately called coyotes, to be trained terrorists. Each coyote’s mission is to infiltrate key government agencies in preparation for a terrorist assault on the United States.

Author, Special Agent Delapena has been with the FBI for 25 years. A graduate of George Washington University, he works and resides in Boston, MA.

The event, which begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Bridgewater Public Library, is free and open to the public will include a book signing.

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Tickets Available for Bridgewater Democratic Town Committee Pancake Breakfast


Join the Bridgewater Democratic Town Committee on October 3rd at the VFW on Orange Street for a pancake breakfast fundraiser. Breakfast includes plain and blueberry pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, fruit, coffee and juice.

9:00 AM: Doors Open

9:30 AM: Breakfast Served

10:00 AM: Speaking Program Begins

Tickets are $20/person, $30/family. Senior tickets are $15 and kids under 12 are free.


To purchase your tickets, please click here and/or RSVP on Facebook by clicking here.

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Dog License Reminder



Attention Dog Owners:

Please be advised that the deadline for licensing dogs has been extended to September 1ST.Dogs not registered by September 1st will be charged a fine in the amount of $50.00 in addition to the cost of the license as required by the Canine Enforcement 

Ordinance.
License Fees:
Male/Female: $20.00
Neutered Male/Spayed Female: $15.00

Pay in Person at Town Clerk’s Office (Cash or Check accepted)
Town Clerk’s hours:
Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. & Friday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Online:
Licenses may be paid online at www.bridgewaterma.org
Look under Quick Links and click on Online Payment Center

By Mail:
Licenses may also be obtained by mail by sending in the proper fee (Payable to Town of Bridgewater), self addressed stamped envelope and copy of current rabies certificate to Town Clerk’s Office, Town Hall, 64 Central Square, Bridgewater, MA 02324

Questions?


Any further questions may be answered by calling 508-697-0921.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Technology Program with Jeff Fowler


Are you looking to keep up with today's technology? Do you have any questions about your cell phone, tablet or computer? Maybe you are interested in purchasing one of those things and are not exactly sure what is best for you?

Jeff Fowler will present a technology information session at the Bridgewater Senior Center in Tuesday, August 25th at 12:30 PM. Please call 508-697-0929 to register. 

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Gregory John Maichack Workshop



The Bridgewater Public Library will host award-winning pastel painter Gregory John Maichack, presenting his new workshop, “Poppies” on Tuesday, September 8th from 6-8 pm. This workshop serves beginners to advanced adult artists and is open to the public. Mr. Maichack will provide professional grade pastels, pastel paper, and other materials. The workshop will feature proven artistic techniques of the masters, like Georgia O’Keeffe, and share entertaining and novel cultural and historical anecdotes. Participants will learn all the essentials of pastel painting for any subject, and take home their own pastel painting.

Seating will be limited, so please log on to the Library’s website (www.bridgewaterpubliclibrary.org) or call 508-697-3331 to register your spot.