The Bedford Town Calendar

The Anatomy of Comics

Bedford Free Public Library 7 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA

Students and faculty from Boston University‘s MFA program in Visual Narrative showcase their thinking and process for creating comics, graphic novels and picture books in the latest show at the Bedford Free Public Library gallery. A reception and artist talk will take place this Sunday. Artists include program chair, Joel Christian Gill, a cartoonist and historian who speaks nationally on the importance of sharing stories. He is the author of the acclaimed memoir Fights: One Boy’s Triumph Over Violence, cited as one of the best graphic novels of 2020 by The New York Times and for which he was awarded

Sing Hanson Selected Works

The Umbrella Arts Center 40 Stow St., Concord, MA, United States

On display in The Umbrella’s Second Floor Gallery from January 18 – February 24, 2024 are selected works by the late photographer and long-time Umbrella Studio Artist Sing Hanson. The exhibition includes an array of subjects and styles from natural attractions and rural landscapes to detailed still life and abstracted object details and more.   Sing Hanson worked out of her Studio at The Umbrella since 2005, participating in a number of exhibitions, artist talks, and Open Studios. Working in photography, printmaking, and book arts, her work has been displayed throughout Greater Boston. She was a long-time resident of Bedford,

Free

Global Pandemics & How They Have Influenced History with Professor Dan Breen

Bedford Free Public Library 7 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA

5 PART SERIES. You don't need to attend each week to enjoy! Meetings are in person and over zoom. 1st Floor Meeting Room BFPL, 7 Mudge Way, BEDFORD, MA, 01730-2127 SUNDAY, JANUARY 21 2:00—4:00 PM "Everyone knows about the Black Death of the 14th Century; here we are nearly 700 years later, and cultural references to the catastrophe still abound. Arguments still rage, however, about just what kind of disease this was and what brought it about. In this session, we'll investigate the probable origins and course of this most destructive of medieval pandemics, along with some thoughts about how

On Being the Town of Bedford’s Archivist

Old Town Hall Great Room 16 South Road ~ Third Floor, Bedford

Bedford Town Archivist Ashley Large will describe her job, including managing extensive archival record groups, implementing digital preservation protocols, researching reference requests, chairing the Town’s Archives and Records Management Advisory Committee, and coordinating records management for all Town offices. The event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 2 PM for a social period and refreshments 2:15 PM – Brief Society announcements followed by the Guest Speaker

Free

Sing Hanson Selected Works

The Umbrella Arts Center 40 Stow St., Concord, MA, United States

On display in The Umbrella’s Second Floor Gallery from January 18 – February 24, 2024 are selected works by the late photographer and long-time Umbrella Studio Artist Sing Hanson. The exhibition includes an array of subjects and styles from natural attractions and rural landscapes to detailed still life and abstracted object details and more.   Sing Hanson worked out of her Studio at The Umbrella since 2005, participating in a number of exhibitions, artist talks, and Open Studios. Working in photography, printmaking, and book arts, her work has been displayed throughout Greater Boston. She was a long-time resident of Bedford,

Free

Bedford Mothers Out Front Chapter Meeting – MBTA Zoning Initiative

Zoom

Join us for a presentation by Bedford Planning Board member Jacinda Barbehenn for an in-depth look at the MBTA Communities Multi-Family Zoning warrant article that we’ll be voting on at the Spring Town Meeting on March 25th. Passing this warrant article is crucial from a climate standpoint. It’s also essential to address the regional housing crisis and strengthen our state and regional economies. RSVP for zoom link: https://secure.everyaction.com/wXVSoJ1I9EenwgGk_tZ-NQ2

Event Series Shawsheen Tech Project Explore

Shawsheen Tech Project Explore

Shawsheen Valley Technical High School 100 Cook Street, Billerica, MA, United States

Shawsheen Tech will host its annual 7th grade Project Explore program for Bedford Residents starting on February 27, 2024. This free quality education program is an opportunity for students to visit Shawsheen and explore 6 of the 20 vocational-technical programs over a three-week period.  Bus transportation will be provided from the middle school, and bus rides home will be provided to various stops in town.

Event Series Shawsheen Tech Project Explore

Shawsheen Tech Project Explore

Shawsheen Valley Technical High School 100 Cook Street, Billerica, MA, United States

Shawsheen Tech will host its annual 7th grade Project Explore program for Bedford Residents starting on February 27, 2024. This free quality education program is an opportunity for students to visit Shawsheen and explore 6 of the 20 vocational-technical programs over a three-week period.  Bus transportation will be provided from the middle school, and bus rides home will be provided to various stops in town.

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