Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Black Lives Matter Film Series


Essential Oils to Beat the Cold and Flu Season


Essential Oils to Beat the Cold and Flu Season given by doTERRA wellness advocate Chris Ventura on Tuesday, January 22nd @ 6:30 pm.

Having the flu is a lousy experience that can knock you out for days. The good news is, there are ways to help ease symptoms while boosting the immune system so that you can cut the duration of the flu, get better rest and feel better sooner.

Come join Chris Ventura, doTERRA Wellness Advocate as she guides you on essential oils that help boost your immune system and combat the cold and flu season.

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

Saturday, January 12, 2019

BR-SEPAC Presentation

The Bridgewater-Raynham Special Education Parents Advisory Council (BR-SEPAC) will be holding a presentation for the 2018-2019 school year on Thursday, January 24th at 6:30 pm titled, Behavioral Interventions. Maria Robbins and Meredith Stetson will be discussing strategies and interventions for helping students experiencing social, emotional or behavior difficulties at home and/or at school. We will aim to provide useful information for helping students across settings by highlighting research-based techniques with which we have also had real- world success. 

E-mail: kwaskiel@hotmail.com to confirm you are attending

The meeting will be held at The Bridge Center located at 470 Pine St., Bridgewater, MA. The BR-SEPAC will hold a meeting at 6:15 pm and then the presentation will follow at 6:30 pm. 

Please register online in advance for free childcare at: http:// www.thebridgectr.org

Friday, January 4, 2019

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Off the Common Coffeehouse January 2019 Concert

The Off the Common Coffeehouse in Bridgewater concert on Saturday January 5th 2019 at 7:30 will feature an Americana band named Cold Chocolate. All for $15 and the doors open at 7:00 PM. We are at the U. U. Church at 50 School Street in Bridgewater MA

Cold Chocolate is a genre-bending Americana band that fuses folk, funk, and bluegrass to create a unique sound all their own. Featuring Ethan Robbins on guitar, Ariel Bernstein on percussion, and backed by some of the root's music scene's finest players, this group from Boston is impressing audiences throughout New England and beyond. 

Punctuated by tight harmonies and skillful musicianship, and with a focus on songwriting, Cold Chocolate has quickly gained recognition for their original music and high-energy shows. The band has shared bills with Leftover Salmon and David Grisman, and regularly performs at venues and music festivals up and down the East Coast.

Sunday, December 30, 2018

First Responder/Parent Autism Awareness Training

The Bridgewater-Raynham Special Education Parents Advisory Council (BR-SEPAC) will be holding a presentation for the 2018-2019 school year on Wednesday, January 9th at 6:30 pm titled, First Responder/Parent Autism Awareness Training. 

 Anthony Pacino will share training methods for first responders (police, fire, doctors, and nurses) and parent to give them a better understanding of what to expect and how to mitigate difficult situations when working with individuals with autism followed by discussion and sharing of local practices in our home communities. 

The meeting will be held at The Bridge Center located at 470 Pine St., Bridgewater, MA. 

The BR-SEPAC will hold a meeting at 6:15 pm and then the presentation will follow at 6:30 pm. Please register online in advance for free childcare at: http:// www.thebridgectr.org

Annual Town Election - April 27, 2019




Annual Town Election - Saturday, April 27, 2019 -Important Dates to Remember

Nomination Papers:

**Please note: It is necessary to have a minimum of 150 signatures for certification for Town Wide Nominations.** ** (100 signatures for Precinct/District Councilors)**

Nomination Papers available: Monday, January 7, 2019

Last day to obtain Nomination Papers: Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Last day to submit Nomination Papers to Board of Registrars: Monday, March 11, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

Last day to object or withdraw: Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

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Statement of Financial Interest: Due on or before Monday, March 11, 2019

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Campaign Finance Forms:

Form CPF M102 Due Friday, April 19, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.

(Eight (8)Days preceding election)

Form CPF M102 Due Monday, May 28, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

(Thirty (30)Days after election)

Voting Registration Session:

The last day to register to vote for the Annual Town Election will be on Monday, April 8, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Town Clerk’s Office in the Academy Building.


Saturday, December 29, 2018

City Compost Offers Service in Bridgewater


City Compost now offers Bridgewater residents curbside composting services. Weekly service through City Compost runs just $5/week and bi-weekly service is $7/week. You have the option to also receive compost back through the program for no additional charge.

If you are interested in the City Compost program, please contact us at Around the Common by clicking here and we will connect you with the right folks at City Compost to get your service up and running. 

Events at the Bridgewater Public Library in January




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

Friday, January 4 @ 10:30-11:30 a.m.: The Learning Tree 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. Week 1.

Registration for Triumph, Inc. programs with Miss Nicole can be completed by calling Nancy at 508-822-5388 ext. 208.

Monday, January 7 @ 10:00-11:00 a.m.: Very Ready Reader with Miss Nicole. Open to ages 18 months to 5 years. Sponsored by Triumph, Inc. Registration required for this 7 week program. Week 1.

Monday, January 8 @ 1:30 p.m.: Movie: Olaf’s Frozen Adventure. (30 min). All ages with adult, no registration.

Friday, January 11 @ 10:30-11:30 a.m.: The Learning Tree 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. Week 2. Registration for Triumph, Inc. programs with Miss Nicole can be completed by calling Nancy at 508-822-5388 ext. 208.

Saturday, January 12 @ 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.

Saturday, January 12 @ 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.

Monday, January 14 @ 10:00-11:00 a.m.: Very Ready Reader with Miss Nicole. Open to ages 18 months to 5 years. Sponsored by Triumph, Inc. Registration required for this 7 week program. Week 2.

Tuesday, January 15 @ 10:30-11:00 a.m.: Story Time with Miss Emily. Stories, games, a craft and FUN! All ages with adult, no registration.

Wednesday, January 16 @ 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, January 16 @ 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, January 17 @ 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, January 18 @ 10:30-11:30 a.m.: The Learning Tree 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. Week 3. Registration for Triumph, Inc. programs with Miss Nicole can be completed by calling Nancy at 508-822-5388 ext. 208.

Saturday, January 19 @ 1:30 p.m.: Movie: Olaf’s Frozen Adventure. (30 min). All ages with adult, no registration.

Monday, January 21: Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Tuesday, January 22 @ 10:30-11:00 a.m.: Story Time with Miss Emily. Stories, games, a craft and FUN! All ages with adult, no registration.

Wednesday, January 23 @ 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, January 23 @ 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, January 24 @ 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, January 25 @ 10:30-11:30 a.m.: The Learning Tree 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. Week 4. Registration for Triumph, Inc. programs with Miss Nicole can be completed by calling Nancy at 508-822-5388 ext. 208.

Monday, January 28 @ 10:00-11:00 a.m.: Very Ready Reader with Miss Nicole. Open to ages 18 months to 5 years. Sponsored by Triumph, Inc. Registration required for this 7 week program. Week 3.

Tuesday, January 29 @ 10:30-11:00 a.m.: Story Time with Miss Emily. Stories, games, a craft and FUN! All ages with adult, no registration.

Wednesday, January 30@ 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, January 30 @ 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, January 31 @ 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.

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

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Bridgewater Community Dance Series Winter/Spring Series

The Bridgewater Community Dance Series, featuring a mix of international folk dance and New England squares and contras, is now in its eighth season. The dances are suitable for ages 10 and up, no prior experience is required, and all dances are taught. Dances are held on alternating Fridays—with some exceptions—from 7:30-9:30 p.m., at the Bridgewater Senior Center. 

 Dates for the winter/spring 2019 series are January 4 and 18, February 1 and 15, March 1, 15, and 29, April 5 and 19, May 3 and 31, and June 7. Cost for the full, winter/spring season—12 sessions—is $72 per person. 

Single night attendees will be charged $8 per dance, first time attendees get a free night! Dance leader, Sam Baumgarten, professor emeritus at Bridgewater State University, has over 40 years of teaching experience and continues to teach classes at BSU in folk, square, and contra dance. 

To obtain a registration form or for more information, contact Sam at 774-208-2933, or sbaumgarten@verizon.net

 Also, check the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/bridgewatercommunitydance/