Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Not Your Grandmother's Hostas


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Community Preservation Plan Hearing

The Bridgewater CPC will host a public hearing on their 2020 plan update. The hearing will be held Wednesday February 26, 2020 at 6PM at the Bridgewater Senior Center (10 Wally Kruger Way). 

Food will be provided and there will be activities for kids! The draft plan can be found here:

https://www.bridgewaterma.org/DocumentCenter/View/2928/2020-Draft-CP-Plan

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Town Council Public Hearing - 02/25/2020

At their meeting to be held in the Academy Building, 66 Central Square on 02/25/2020, the Town Council will hold a public hearing at 7:40 p.m. on Order O-FY20-037: Order of Taking - Property on Elm Street.

Click here for details and full order.

The Upside of Depression

“The Upside of Depression” workshop given by Marcy Venezia of Glee Works on Tuesday, February 25th at 6:30 pm.

A mind, body spirit perspective reveals important opportunities to reduce the severity of depression, help individuals develop resilience and practical skills for managing their depression.

Within the context of discussing the stages of depression, we will look at how mindsets, physiology and spiritual practice can reduce the negative aspects of depression. Through mindfulness practices, you will learn to cultivate hope, relax and find joy in this interactive engaging experience.

Marcy began developing SocioSomatic Dynamics (Mind, Body Spirit integrated practice) in the 1980s. Her thesis, Counseling Gifted and Talented children using Body Awareness, helped children learn to cope with the stress of being gifted and having learning differences by teaching them to manage their physiology. She currently coaches’ individuals and groups, and conducts seminars to help people understand the mind, body and spirit connection and how it impacts their world so that they can reach their goals.

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

Monday, February 17, 2020

Early Voting at the Academy Building to Begin on February 24th

EARLY VOTING TO BE HELD AT ACADEMY BUILDING 

(For March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary Election)

Monday, February 24, 2020 through Friday, February 28, 2020

Early Voting is open to all voters!

Early Voting will take place at the Academy Building, 66 Central Square

Container Gardening


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Sunday, February 16, 2020

Vendor space - Bridgewater Academy Lions Antiques-Craft Fair-Flea Market 3/28

Plans are underway for the Bridgewater Academy Lions Club’s 32nd Indoor Antiques-Craft Fair-Flea Market. This popular annual event will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2020 (storm date April 4, 2020) from 9 AM – 2 PM in the large gymnasium and lobby of the former B/R Regional High School, currently known as Mitchell Elementary School. The school’s address is 166 Mount Prospect Street, Bridgewater, off Route 104. Its large parking area is accessible from both Center Street and Mount Prospect Street. The event is handicap-accessible.

A majority of the 56 vendor spaces have already been booked by returning vendors; however, a couple of 12'x7' wall spaces and some 12'x8' center floor spaces are still available. You must provide your own tables, chairs, etc. Spaces are $32.00 each prepaid.

Interested vendors, crafters, households and fundraising groups should send an e-mail to lionsflea@BridgewaterAcademyLions.org or call 774-501-3813 as soon as possible. Spaces sell out quickly.

Net proceeds from the $1.00 admission fee, vendor rents, and the various Bridgewater Academy Lions tables and café in the lobby will benefit local scholarships, community programs, and other Bridgewater Academy Lions charities.

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Mother Son Dance


Thursday, February 13, 2020

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Passion Project’s First Presentation on Floor Cloths

New program series called Passion Project’s first presentation on Floor Cloths given by local resident Cynthia White on Wednesday, February 19th at 6:30 pm.

What are Floor Cloths? According Wikipedia “Floor Cloths is a medium of expression. Most modern floor cloths are made of heavy, unstretched canvas with two or more coats of gesso. They are then painted and varnished to make them waterproof. In the past few decades, the desire to decorate homes in a more personal way has stimulated their popularity. Unique designs are made in a variety of styles and colors, using many techniques. This gives today's floor cloths the ability to be created for any style interior.”

Cynthia is new to her current hobby but is happy to share her knowledge and passion with everyone. There will be on display the various stages of the process. We hope you join us and learn something new!

What is your passion? The Bridgewater Public Library is looking for volunteer presenters for a new program series at the library: Passion Projects. What hobby or vocation do you have that you are passionate about and want to share with others? Maybe you are a taxidermist, or a woodworker, a stamp collector, or an herbalist. Maybe you know a lot about wine or cheese or tea. Possibly you can talk about yoga or meditation. Do you keep chickens? Have you built your own Tiny Home? Everyone's an expert in something. What's your expertise? Share your interests and knowledge with your fellow residents here at the library. Interested persons can contact us by email at rmamakos@bridgewaterma.org with your name and your Passion Project!

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