Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Cupcake Raffle!


For the month of August, Cakes by Paula will be running a raffle to help raise funds for Rick Pessin and Joe Martikke for the renovations of their home so Joe can go home in his wheelchair. For those that do not know Rick and Joe, Joe has cancer and recently became paralyzed from the chest down due to the cancer invading his spine. There are going to be renovations to the home and additional care needed. The money raised will go toward helping with any expenses incurred for Joe to remain at home with Rick and their two amazing fur babies.

RULES 

Please send PayPal payment as family and friends so there are no charges removed to cakebypaula@yahoo.com
Purchase as many as you like. for every 4 you purchase you get 1 free chance.
Once the winner chooses his/her option on either a cake or cupcakes it can't be changed. Cupcakes can only be used each month no combining months together. Cupcakes are for a simple design and not custom designs. Cannot be combined with any other offer or special. Not valid on Holiday special cupcakes. Cupcakes must be same flavor but may have different fillings. Unless Cakes by Paula agree to provide others but that is up to Cakes by Paula's discretion.
Subject to availability. 


Thank you and please help Rick and Joe!

Events in August at Bridgewater Public Library


In the gallery: The Bridgewater Senior Painters, led by Bill Pincolini, will exhibit their art in the Bridgewater Public Library in the Flora T. Little Gallery. The exhibition will be on display through July and August. A variety of watercolors, oils, acrylics and pastels will be featured.

Monday, August 3 @ 1:00 p.m.: Movie Monday! Join us for air conditioning and a movie. Movies begin at 1:00 p.m. and vary on length depending on the movie shown. Some movies may be in 3D. All ages are welcome, parent must stay with child. Today’s movie is Up! (PG, 96 minutes).

Tuesday, August 4 @ 1:00 p.m.: Duct tape wallets II. Registration required, begins on July 24. Ages 5+ with adult. This session is the same as duct tape wallets I.

Wednesday, August 5 @ 1:00 p.m.: Superhero candy bar bingo. Join us for Superhero bingo where the winners take home CANDY! Ages 6-12. Registration required, begins on July 17.

Wednesday, August 5 @ 6:00 p.m.: Join us for air conditioning and a movie. All ages are welcome, parent must stay with child. Today’s movie is Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2. (PG, 94 minutes).

Thursday, August 6 @ 10:30 a.m.: Superhero paper bag puppet craft–Superman. 10:30 a.m. Ages 5+ with adult. Registration required, begins July 27.

Saturday, August 8: Last day for summer reading participants to enter the bike raffle. Winners will be drawn on August 10.

Monday, August 10 @ 6:30 p.m.: End of summer reading program with juggler Bryson Lang. Bike winners will also be announced. No registration, all ages.

Tuesday, August 11 @ 1:00-3:00 p.m.: Drop in craft- edible necklaces. Ages 3+ with adult. No registration.

Tuesday, August 11 @ 6:30 p.m.: Boston Harbor Islands "Home on the Harbor" led by Kevin Rogers. Lecture begins with a general description of how the National Park was created geologically and politically. How the park is managed and an overview of most of the Islands with pictures.

Wednesday, August 12 @ 7:00 p.m.: Join us for air conditioning and a movie. All ages are welcome, parent must stay with child. Today’s movie is IMAX Under the Sea in 3D. (G, 40 minutes).

Saturday, August 15 @ 10:30-11:30 a.m.: Best Friends Day! Come in and make a bracelet for a friend. Ages 5+ with adult. No registration.

Monday, August 17 @ 6:30 p.m.: Author Christopher Setterlund "In My Footsteps: A Cape Cod Travel Guide" book talk and signing.

Tuesday, August 18 @ 1:00 p.m.: Join us for air conditioning and a movie. All ages are welcome, parent must stay with child. Today’s movie is Cars in 3D (G, 116 minutes).

Wednesday, August 19 @ 1:00 p.m.: Join us for air conditioning and a movie. All ages are welcome, parent must stay with child. Today’s movie is Tangled in 3D (PG, 100 minutes).

Tuesday, August 25 @ 1:00 p.m.: Join us for air conditioning and a movie. All ages are welcome, parent must stay with child. Today’s movie is Frozen in 3D (PG, 102 minutes).

Tuesday, August 25 @ 6:30 p.m.: "Preserving the Harvest: Pickling" by Freedom Food Farm. Visit their website at www.freedomfoodfarm.com

Wednesday, August 26 @ 1:00 p.m.: Join us for air conditioning and a movie. All ages are welcome, parent must stay with child. Today’s movie is Finding Nemo in 3D (G, 100 minutes).

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

“Home on the Harbor” an informative lecture at the Bridgewater Public Library


“Home on the Harbor” an informative lecture at the Bridgewater Public Library

Presented by Kevin Rogers of the Friends of the Boston Harbor Islands on August 11.

Learn how the National Park was created geologically and politically and how it is managed. An overview of most of the islands with pictures will be presented with special attention to the two “Gateway Islands” of Georges and Spectacle Islands. (www.bostonharborislands.org)

Also, stop by the library to pick up a weekday Boston Harbor Tour Pass for buy one get one free for up to four adults.

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

In My Footsteps: A Cape Cod Guide Lecture




Join author Christopher Setterland on August 17th at the Bridgewater Public Library as he guides readers from one end of Cape Cod to the other with his book In My Footsteps: A Cape Cod Guide.

The 12th generation Cape Codder provides engaging information about well-known attractions and many less recognized spots that only locals would truly know and treasure. This book goes deeper into the soul of Cape Cod. It will leave the reader and visitor feeling as if they are one with the land much as the author does. With all of the locations listed in geographical order, it is possible to walk, bike, and drive the Cape, seeing everything conveniently and simply.
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.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Michael St. Germain & Sons

Around the Common is pleased to welcome Michael St. Germain & Sons as the newest Bridgewater Business Listing. Please remember to always support local business!



When home improvement projects are calling be sure to call Michael St. Germain & Sons for assistance in getting your project done in a professional and timely manner. The goal at Michael St. Germain & Sons is to make your home improvement needs as easy as possible. They offer a wide variety of home improvement options for projects of all sizes and ranging from roofing to deck creation, interior work to refinishing and bathroom and kitchen remodels.

Michael St. Germain & Sons is locally based in Bridgewater and prides itself on their local connection as a small business. Projects can be scoped out with the team from Michael St. Germain & Sons and at the end of your project you are sure to be impressed with the quality and craftsmanship that Michael St. Germain & Sons pays to every detail along the way.

For more information about Michael St. Germain & Sons, please visit their Facebook page and be sure to "Like" it while you are there.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Pluto Celebration at BSU Observatory


On July 15th, the BSU Observatory will host a special public night from 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm (weather allowing) to celebrate the arrival of the New Horizons space probe at dwarf planet Pluto. New Horizons will make its closest approach to Pluto on July 14th and will have started to return data by the 15th. Pluto will be visible to the observatory's telescopes on the 15th, along with Saturn, Jupiter, and Venus. Join us for viewing through our telescopes on the observatory's decks, images of Pluto taken by the observatory's main dome, and a talk on Pluto in room 120 of the Dana Mohler-Faria Science and Mathematics center.

Please check a few hours before the event to see if weather will allow it to go on. You can call our hotline at 508-531-DARK, find us on Facebook (Bridgewater State University Observatory), or follow us on Twitter @BSUObservatory to check.

If the weather forces us to cancel July 15th, we will try again on July 22nd.

Monday, July 6, 2015

Pulitzer Prize Winning Author to Speak at Bridgewater Public Library



Author Stephen Kurkjian will visit on July 28 to discuss his recently released book Master Thieves: The Boston Gangsters Who Pulled Off the World’s Greatest Art Heist.

It was twenty-five years ago that two men impersonating police officers entered the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and made off with 13 works of art valued at up to $50 million.

Pulitzer Prize winner, Kurkjian will discuss fresh evidence as presented in his book and reveal his own chief suspect in the crime called Boston’s “last best secret.” (www.stephenkurkjian.com)

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.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Bee the Solution



Bee the Solution” an informative lecture at the Bridgewater Public Library

Presented by Plymouth County Beekeepers Association Education Director along with Jenny D’s Bees on July 14.

Learn about the collapse of the honey bee and how essential bees are to our daily lives. Steps we can take toward a solution will be offered. Glen Cornell is the Education Director at Plymouth County Beekeepers Association (PCBA) and will have a presentation followed by question and answers. The PCBA is a non-profit organization established in 1977. They are dedicated to the support of local agriculture and to education of the public about beekeeping. (www.plymouthcountybeekeepers.org


Jenny DeFreitas, local beekeeper, will provide an exhibit of things about beekeeping plus the opportunity to purchase her honey. Honey tasting will be featured. (www.facebook.com/jennydeesbees)

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

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




Wednesday, July 1:  Registration opens for Book Bingo on July 15.  Ages 6+.

Thursday, July 2: Register for duct tape wallets I on July 14. Ages 5+ with adult.

Thursday, July 2: Registration opens for Superhero paper bag puppet craft –Batman- on July 17.

Monday, July 6 @ 1:00 p.m.: Movie Monday: The Incredibles (PG, 115 minutes).  All ages, parent must stay with child. No registration.

Tuesday, July 7 @ 10:00-11:00 a.m.: Lego Club:  Ages 6+.  No registration. 

Wednesday, July 8 @ 7:00 –7:30 p.m.:  Pajama story time with Miss Juliette. No registration.

Thursday, July 9 @ 10:30-11:00 a.m.: Story time with Mrs. Davis. All ages, no registration.

Monday, July 13 @ 1:00 p.m.: Movie Monday: Big Hero 6 (PG, 102 minutes).  All ages, parent must stay with child. No registration.

Tuesday, July 14 @ 1:00 p.m.: Duct tape wallets I.  Registration required, begins on July 2. Ages 5+ with adult.

Wednesday, July 15 @ 1:30-2:30 p.m.:  Book Bingo.  Ages 6+.  Registration required and begins on July 1. 

Wednesday, July 15 @ 7:00 –7:30 p.m.:  Pajama story time with Miss Juliette. No registration.

Thursday, July 16 @ 10:30-11:00 a.m.: Story time with Mrs. Davis. All ages, no registration.

Friday, July 17 @ 10:30 a.m.:  Superhero paper bag puppet craft–Batman 10:30 a.m.  Ages 5+ with adult. Registration required, begins July 2.

Friday, July 17: Register for Superhero Candy Bar Bingo on August 5.  Ages 6-12.

Saturday, July 18 @ 10:30-11:30 a.m.: Read to a dog.  Come read to Jasper, a registered therapy dog. No registration, all ages.

Monday, July 20 @ 1:00 p.m.: Movie Monday: Bolt (PG, 96 minutes).  All ages, parent must stay with child.  No registration. This movie is in 3D.

Tuesday, July 21 @ 1:30-2:30 p.m.: Lego Club:  Ages 6+.  No registration. 

Wednesday, July 22 @ 7:00 –7:30 p.m.:  Pajama story time with Miss Juliette. No registration.

Thursday, July 23 @ 10:30-11:00 a.m.: Story time with Mrs. Davis. All ages, no registration
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Friday, July 24:  Register for duct tape wallets II on August 4. Ages 5+ with adult. This program is the same as duct tape wallet I.

Monday, July 27 @ 1:00 p.m.: Movie Monday: Meet the Robinsons (PG, 95 minutes).  All ages, parent must stay with child.  No registration.

Monday, July 27: Registration opens for Superhero paper bag puppet craft –Superman on August 6.

Tuesday, July 28 @ 1:00-3:00 p.m.:  Join us for Animal Affair– the zoo that comes to you!  They will be bringing us chickens, pigs, goats, bunnies and more!  Children will have a chance to meet the animals and the program will be held rain or shine in our meeting room.  There is no registration and is open to all ages.  Parents should be aware that Animal Affair will be in charge of how many children are allowed in the pens at one time for everyone’s safety.

Wednesday, July 29 @ 7:00 –7:30 p.m.:  Pajama story time with Miss Juliette. No registration.

Thursday, July 30 @ 10:30-11:00 a.m.: Story time with Mrs. Davis. All ages, no registration.

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

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Bridgewater Youth Soccer Fall Recreation League


Goals of Program:

The BYSA fall soccer program involves boys and girls in 5 age groups (Under 6, Under 8, Under 10, Under 12, and Under 15) in a recreational soccer program. The main objective of the program is for children to have fun and compete playing soccer with their friends in an organized program, while also learning soccer skills and teamwork. The U6 teams are combined girls and boys that will have a Saturday practice/game with an emphasis on teaching skills and having fun.  Teams in the U8 division play in a 5v5 format, teams in the U10 division play in a 6v6 format, teams in the U12 division play in a 8v8 format and teams in the U15 division play in an 11v11 format. Boys and girls in all age groups U8 and above are on separate teams. The program consists of an 8 week regular season with all games on Saturdays (between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.) beginning the Saturday after Labor Day. Teams in the U12 and U15 age groups may then compete in playoffs for a gender and age group championship. There are also practices once a week.  The day of practice is determined by the coach of the team. 

Age Eligibility: Birthdates August 1, 2000 and Juyly 31, 2011 inclusive.

Cost: $70 per child; there is a multi-child discount of $10.00.
           ($20 late fee for any sign-ups after Aug. 3, 2015)

Registration Dates: Opens June 5th and Closes August 16th.

Location: Flagg Street Soccer Fields

Dates: BYSA's Fall Program will kick off on September 12th and run through October 31st. Playoffs and finals will be held the first weekend in November.

Equipment:  Shin-pads are required. Soccer cleats are recommended.  Players are also encourage to bring their own ball (size 3, 4 or 5.) Jewelry may not be worn during the program for safety reasons.  All players will be provided with a BYSA team uniform shirt.

For more infomration about Fall Soccer, contact: Leeann Heffernan at 617-470-6604 or Kendra Tansey at 774-222-3761