Monday, May 23, 2016

Central Square Congregational Church Golf Tournament

Date of event: Monday, June 27
Time: 8:30am (registration opens at 7:30am)

Olde Scotland Links
695 Pine St., Bridgewater

Scramble Shot Gun Start
$110 includes golf, cart, buffet lunch banquet
with door prizes ● Raffles
Prizes for closest to the pin & longest drives
Teams of four players

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Bridgewater Food Pantry.

The fundraiser is for both the Bridgewater Food Pantry, and the general fund at Central Square Congregational Church, which pays all the building expenses for the church buildings. We're proud that our building is home to many Bridgewater community group meetings (AA, NA, girl scouts, boy scouts, BSU Community Choir, Mommy & toddler playgroups) as well as the Bridgewater Food Pantry. The general fund pays for the electricity, heat, janitorial, maintenance, repairs, and other expenses that allow us to offer the building for those uses.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Bridgewater Recreation Summertime Program

The Bridgewater Recreation Summertime Program is for children ages 5 - 12. It runs weekly from Monday June 27 through Friday August 19 at Legion Field. Hours of program are 8:30 am - 12:30 pm each day rain or shine. 

You can choose a 3 ,4 or 5 day per week for 1 or up to 8 weeks. Flexible schedule to work around vacations, work, beach time and other programs. Program includes, sports, water days, board games, arts and crafts and special visiting programs brought in from outside sources. All staff are over 17 years of age or over.

Registration is ongoing for your child or children. Go to the Town website and applications.

Director Miss Nancy Wood. Information call 508-697-7617.

Friday, May 20, 2016

Bridgewater Garden Club Meeting

The Bridgewater Garden Club will hold the last meeting of the season on Monday, May 23, at 6:30 PM at the Cole-Yeaton Senior Center, Wally Kruger Way, Bridgewater. The speaker for the evening will be Mike Paduch of Crystal Lake Garden Center in Carver. He will be speaking about new plant combinations for the container or gardens. 

The evening will also include the installation of new officers for both day and evening groups. A Pot Luck supper by the members will be served. 

 For information call 508-697-7617.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Lindsay & Her Puppet Pals


Saturday, May 21 & Sunday, May 22 

Lindsay's highly interactive, comedic performances delight audiences of all ages! These larger-than-life, hand-crafted puppets charm even the most timed audience members and provide memorable characters for positive short stories and skits! 

Tickets available at 
$8 online, $10 at the door, while supplies last!!!

Monday, May 16, 2016

Upcoming Events at the Children's Room at the Bridgewater Public Library

Friday, May 20 @ 10:30 -11:30 a.m.: STEM with Miss Nicole Week 4. Geared towards ages 3-5. This literacy based play group teaches children about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Sponsored by Triumph, Inc. Call Nicole to register at 508-822-5388 ext. 201.

Saturday, May 21 @ 10:30-11:30 a.m.: Read to a dog. Come read to Jasper, a registered therapy dog. Jasper loves to be read to or told stories to. Show him a book, sit down, and share a book with this friendly dog. No registration, all ages.

Tuesday, May 24 @ 1:00 p.m.: Kids and their caregivers are invited to join us and color using Mindfulness Coloring. Ages 3+. No registration required.

Wednesday, May 25 @ 1:00-2:30 p.m.: Movie! This movie rated PG about a certain sheep who takes the day off and finds all kinds of trouble. All ages welcome for this movie with adult. No registration.

Friday, May 27@ 10:30 -11:30 a.m.: STEM with Miss Nicole. Week 5. Geared towards ages 3-5. This literacy based play group teaches children about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Sponsored by Triumph, Inc. Call Nicole to register at 508-822-5388 ext. 201.

Monday, May 30: Closed for Memorial Day.
For more information, call the library at 508-697-3331.

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Do you want to have a whale of a time?

Please join us on May 25 from 5 -7 PM for A Whale of a Family Night! The event is free and open to the public. The event will be held in the Atrium of the Dana Mohler-Faria Science and Mathematics Center.
Fun hands-on activities will begin at 5 PM
Viewing of Salt, the inflatable whale is from 5 -6 PM
Whale presentation by Krill Carson begins at 6 PM.
To register, please visit
This event is sponsored by:

Bridgewater State University Offi­ce of University & Community Partnerships
Center for the Advancement of STEM Education (CASE)
Youth Environmental & Social Society of Middleboro and Bridgewater-Raynham (Y.E.S.S.)
New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance (NECWA)

Summer Science Academy offered at BSU

The Center for the Advancement of STEM Education at Bridgewater State University is offering its annual Summer Science Academy of week long programs for middle and high school students throughout the month of July.

The program allows students to work as scientists and is designed to inspire students about science while providing them with the foundations necessary for further scientific exploration.

Programs offered for middle school students include: xSTREAM Adventures, Forensics Institute of Bridgewater and Whale of a Mystery. High school students will have options for Biotech Career Rotations I: Real-world techniques to answer real-world problems; So you want to be what? Exploring careers in medical sciences; and Biotech Career Rotations II: Real-world techniques to answer real-world problems.

Three sessions will be offered – July 11-15, July 18-22 and July 25-29. The program fee of $400 a week is for students entering grades 6 to 8, while students entering grades 9 to12 will be assessed a program fee of $490 per week. The fee, which covers all course expenses including lab supplies and materials, does not include lunch or transportation. A limited number of needs-based scholarships are also available.

The middle school academy will be offered daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., with afternoons encompassing extracurricular activities and final presentations. The high school sessions will run Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For more information, visit or contact Maura Whittemore at or 508.531.2575.

Friday, May 13, 2016

Bridgewater Academy Lions Blood Drive May 16, 2016

The American Red Cross encourages all eligible blood donors to give blood during the month of May to honor those who have served our country and in memory of loved ones. In the summer season, blood donations usually slow down and supplies are at the lowest, but patients don’t get a holiday from needing blood. Please consider giving blood this month to honor our heroes and help give the Gift of Life.

Bridgewater Academy Lions Club is sponsoring a blood drive on Monday, May 16th from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Conant Community Health Center, 5 Wally Krueger Way, off Rt. 18, Bridgewater. Walk-ins are welcomed, but to reduce wait times, appointments are encouraged. To make an appointment to donate blood, please visit or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-723-2757).