The Bedford Town Calendar

Earth, Sea, Sky

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

Jan 8 - Feb 12, 2023 Opening Reception - January 12, 5-7PM Landscape and seascape have been an inspiration for artists since the first artists tried to represent the world around them. In Earth, Sea, Sky, Suzanne Hill, Liz Newell and Barbara Willis present unique visions of landscapes in clay and fiber arts.

Free

Bedford Democratic Town Committee Social

Red Heat Tavern 152 Great Rd, Bedford

The Bedford Democratic Town Committee invites all interested to a social meet up to kick off 2023. Join us at Red Heat Tavern on Saturday, January 14 from 2-4pm. Appetizers will be provided. Cash bar. www.bedfordmassdems.org

Rock Voices: Bedford – Fall Season Concert

John Glenn Middle School 99 McMahon Road, Bedford, MA, United States

The Bedford Chapter of Rock Voices - America's Community Rock Chorus - will be performing songs from their Fall 2022 Season! Come hear a live band and a Community Rock Choir perform tunes by Stevie Wonder, Styx, Lake Street Dive, Harry Styles, Queen, and more! Tickets available online and at the door.  7pm on Saturday, January 14, 2023 in the John Glenn Middle School Auditorium - 99 McMahon Rd, Bedford MA.  Follow the QR code for tickets!

$8 – $15

The First Baptist Church of Bedford: 50th Annual Martin Luther King Commemorative Observance

First Baptist Church 155 Concord Rd, Bedford, MA, United States

Y O U   A R E   W E L C O M E   A N D   I N V I T E D The First Baptist Church of Bedford will hold its 50th ANNUAL MARTIN LUTHER KING COMMEMORATIVE OBSERVANCE Sunday, January 15th, 2023; 4:00pm 155 Concord Road (rt. 62) Bedford, Massachusetts The event speaker is Dr. Robert Munro, PhD. Dr. Munro is the Dean of Academic Program and Equity at Concord Academy and previously served as Director of the Global Studies Program at Middlesex School.  He is a career educator and lives with his family in Concord, Massachusetts. The event is free

Bedford Embraces Diversity Presents Martin Luther King Jr. Community Day

Middlesex Community College 591 Springs Rd, Bedford, MA, United States

The seventh annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Day, sponsored by Bedford Embraces Diversity, is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 16 at 9:30 a.m. in the student center of the Middlesex Community College campus, 591 Springs Rd. The event is being billed as “a day of celebration, learning, and service,” and the public is encouraged to attend at no charge. Reservations are requested by emailing [email protected] or calling 781-983-1763. Walk-ins also will be welcome. Donations of personal care items for the Middlesex Community College Food Pantry will be collected at the event. Bedford Embraces Diversity was formed in 2014 in

Free

FBCOA BOARD MEETING

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

The FBCOA plans to meet on the 3rd Tuesday of September, October, November, January, April and June at 1:00pm Come and let us know what programs you would enjoy on ZOOM and in-person, and give your input on the programs that are now being presented. You DO NOT have to be a member to come to a board meeting. We have people of all ages joining us to assist Bedford's senior adults and take part in the many benefits of FBCOA sponsored programs. For more info call Leslie 781 276 7999 The Friends of the Bedford Council on Aging (FBCOA)

The Concord Orchestra presents “The Vernacular Express”

51 Walden Center for the Performing Arts 51 Walden Street, Concord, MA

The orchestra, directed by Eric Culver, performs Bernard Hoffer’s Fanfare for Dick, George Gershwin’s An American in Paris, Bernard Hoffer’s Kurt Weill Songbook, and Charles Ives’ Symphony No. 2. Guest conductor Eric Culver has been The Concord Orchestra’s consulting conductor during the process of finding a new music director. He has been active as a composer, pianist and conductor at New Stagecraft Theater Company in New York City, Huntington Theater in Boston, A.R.T. in Cambridge and Signature Theater in Arlington, Virginia.  He is now in his fifth season conducting the Hanover Theater's full "Nutcracker" in Worcester. The program “The Vernacular

$25

Ice Dam Prevention Workshop

Town Center 12 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA, United States

Ice Dam Prevention Energy prices are on the rise!  In this seminar, we will discuss air sealing and insulation and how to safely reduce your home’s energy use and lower your energy costs, reduce your carbon footprint and increase comfort. If you recall the winter of 2015, it was a bad one for ice dams and the problems associated with them. Ice dams and icicles are usually a symptom of air leaks through the home’s thermal envelope in the attic. There’s a right way and a wrong way to try to prevent ice dams from recurring. Don’t throw insulation at

$25

Call for Artists

Bedford Free Public Library 7 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA

Local artists once again have an opportunity to show their work at the Bedford Free Public Library this year. On hold since 2019, the Community Juried Art Show will take place in the library gallery from March to May. All art makers—amateur or professional—who live or work in the Bedford area are encouraged to apply. Art and craft in all media is eligible; work must be original, created in the last 5 years, and not shown before in the Library. Details and an application are posted on the library website, www.bedfordlibrary.net

A garden for at-risk native pollinators

Bedford Free Public Library - MEETING ROOM 7 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA, United States

Join the Native Pollination Task Force (NPTF) and the Rotary Club of Bedford for a presentation on what the Native Pollinator Initiative is and how the Rotary Club is working to create a garden for at-risk native pollinators right here in Bedford. Learn all about at-risk pollinators, get practice advice and resources from local experts. This will be a hybrid meeting - you can attend in person or via Zoom. The Zoom link will be sent to registered guests the day before the meeting. Please note on the registration form if you will be attending in person. The event will

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