The Bedford Town Calendar

Connecting Threads | Exhibition and Reception at Bedford Free Public Library

Bedford Free Public Library 7 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA

Connecting Threads, an exhibition with works by textile artist Joetta Maue and photographer Becky Behar will be on display at the Bedford Free Public Library from March 14 to May 11, 2022. The exhibition explores connections we make throughout our lives, the threads we spin and bonds we create, starting in the nuclei of our families. Joetta Maue’s embroidered fabrics and Becky Behar’s photographs use the element of stitching to construct a visual story of their lives. Their work acts as a document of lives lived and relationships felt. A reception for the artists will be on Sunday, April 10,

Free

Annual Dollars for Scholars Fundraiser halfway to goal

Town of Bedford, MA 10 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA, United States

CSF of Bedford Dollars for Scholars is at the halfway point raising funds for our graduating recipients who will be awarded at the 57th Scholarship Awards Ceremony on May 31, 2022. Many thanks to our Bedford community for the donations already received. If you haven’t donated yet, please do help us reach our goal of $60,000. Donations may be made online—click https://bit.ly/DollarsforScholarsMail-a-thon2022 orscan the QR code. You may also mail a check payable to CSF of Bedford Dollars for Scholars to PO Box 585 Bedford, MA 01730-0585 All donations of $50 or more received by May 5, 2022, will be

Head Over Heels – a Musical Comedy at The Umbrella Stage

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

Important Message About Umbrella Stage Schedule Changes April 15 - May 8, 2022 Adapted by James Magruder Concept and Original Book by James Whitty Music by The Go-Go's Directed by Brian Boruta Presented on the Main Stage Head Over Heels is the bold new musical comedy from the visionaries that rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening. This laugh-out-loud love story is set to the music of the iconic 1980’s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs, “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,” “Vacation,” Belinda Carlisle’s “Heaven is a Place

$15 – $44

Minuteman Senior Services Spring Forward Fun Run & Walk

Virtual

Join Minuteman Senior Services in May for the Spring Forward Fun Run & Walk!  You will have the option of running or walking a 5K (3.1 miles) or 10K (6.2 miles) along the route of your choice anytime from May 1 – 8, 2022.  Other than the registration fee, there is no fundraising required, however you do have the option to  increase your support by setting up an individual or team fundraising page or joining a team. This is a great way to enjoy being outside with friends and family, get some exercise, and support a great cause!  The mission of Minuteman Senior Services is to

BEF Spring Soirée

DOUBLETREE BEDFORD GLEN HOTEL 44 MIDDLESEX TURNPIKE, Bedford, MA

An evening Spring Soirée under the stars on the terrace of the DoubleTree Hotel in Bedford to raise funds for the BEF. The following is the blurb submitted via email: The Bedford Education Foundation (BEF) has been working during the entire pandemic to not only continue their mission of funding creative and innovative initiatives in Bedford's four schools, but also to determine when to return to hosting their amazing in-person fundraisers of years past. According to BEF President Jennifer Kelley, the wait is over. "We are so excited to bring you the BEF May Soirée, an evening under the stars,

$50

Touch-a-Truck Event to Benefit Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

Burlington Mall 75 Middlesex Turnpike, Burlington, MA, United States

Has your child ever wanted to sit in a big red fire truck or a giant bulldozer? Since most parents don’t have easy access to big, honkin’ vehicles, have we got an event for you!  Guaranteed Rate is sponsoring this “Touch-A-Truck” event, to benefit the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF). The MMRF’s mission is to discover and advance a cure for multiple myeloma. Special hours are reserved for children with sensory needs from 9 to 10 am. 

Bedford Trails Committee trail walk – Wilderness Park

Town of Bedford, MA 10 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA, United States

Please join the Bedford Trails Committee for a free trail walk in the woods! We plan to explore the Old Reservoir / Valente Land area. Pace will be leisurely. Known as "The Old Rez," the Old Reservoir land is one of the Town’s most interesting and popular municipal open space areas. One of the significant features of the terrain is its changing grade. Steep inclines and declines provide for more strenuous hiking and biking than typically found on other trails within the Bedford trail network.

Free

Bedford Garden Club Geranium/Perennial/Floral Arrangement Sale

Department of Public Works 314 The Great Road, Bedford, MA

The Bedford Garden Club's annual Geranium/Perennial/Floral Arrangement Sale is back with a variety of geranium colors, other annuals, and perennials dug from Club members' gardens.  This event, held in front of the DPW headquarters on The Great Rd., will benefit the Club's scholarship fund.

Free

Cars and Coffee

Depot Park Loomis St, Bedford

The Energy and Sustainability Committee is sponsoring a Cars and Coffee event on May 7 from 11am-1pm at Depot Park. Green Energy Consumers Alliance will have electric vehicle experts to answer your question and there will be electric cars there for you to explore while enjoying coffee and pastries. This event is free and open to the public.

Bedford High School Playwright’s Festival

Bedford High School 9 Mudge Way, Bedford

The Bedford High School (MA) Theater Department presents the fourth annual Playwright’s Festival on Saturday, May 7th, 2022! The nine plays in this festival are written, directed, and designed by BHS students. The playwrights are Ben Couvée, Charlie Desjardins, Dylan DeJesus, Kai Etringer, Cate Galante, Connor McClung, John Mitchell, Ethan Washington, and Emily Zhu. There are about twenty-five students involved as actors, directors, designers, or writers. The performance will culminate in an optional talk-back with the writers and the directors of the plays. Audience members will have the chance to ask the writers and directors specific questions about the process

Free
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