Flash Photography with Bobbi Lane


On January 24, 2023 at 7 pm the Bedford Center for the Arts Photo Group will welcome Bobbi Lane, a Fujifilm “X” Photographer, for a virtual presentation on Flash Photography.  Bobbi is an award-winning commercial photographer specializing in creative portraits on location and in the studio. Bobbi Lane's multi-faceted approach to photography incorporates over 40 years of technical experience with innovative artistic interpretation. Her corporate and editorial work includes corporate websites, annual reports and hundreds of environmental portraits for a wide variety of magazines. As a dedicated photoeducator, Bobbi brings insight and enthusiasm to her students in workshops held worldwide. She


50+ Job Seekers Group: Free Career & Networking Program


The Massachusetts Library Collaborative’s 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on Wednesdays twice a month, from January to June.  There is a morning session 9:30 am to 11:30 am and an evening session from 6 pm to 8 pm via Zoom. (see schedule below) If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your “Encore Career”, this networking group program is perfect for you! Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking!   Join us in a professional forum for networking with


Town of Bedford Food Bank Service

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

The Town of Bedford operates a drive thru Food Bank service every Thursday, 4:00PM to 5:30PM at 12 Mudge Way, the Yellow Building (rear parking lot).  In addition to pantry staples, we provide produce, meat, dairy products as well as feminine care, diapers, household items and pet food. The Bedford Food Bank service is intended for Bedford residents of all ages for whom provision of food and other supplies will support the health and well-being of the household. There is no cost, no preregistration is required, and no identifying information is collected.  We also offer a limited delivery program for

BHS Winter History Fair

Bedford High School 9 My Way, Bedford

History Day at BHS: At BHS, the NHD experience begins a class project in High Honors United States II history classes. Between September and January, students engage in the process of discovery and interpretation of historical topics related to the NHD theme, while honing their creative talents producing original presentations. Those projects are publicly presented at the Winter History Fair in late January. From there, some brave souls choose to continue working on their projects as an extracurricular activity with the intention of submitting those projects in the NHD competition. The Winter History Fair will be held in the Bedford

Adapting To Change As You Age: Supporting Good Financial Health


Join our panel of experts as they provide information on skillfully navigating life changes that aging might bring. Topics include supporting good financial health for seniors, such as noticing signs they might need assistance with their finances, which legal documents are critical to have in place, account and password organization, how to avoid financial scams and managing medical bills. This free program is brought to you by the Corporators and Auxiliary of Emerson Health in collaboration with Emerson’s Community Benefits program. To register, visit


Rock Voices community choir Summer Season starts May 12!

Bedford American Legion Post 221 357 The Great Road, Bedford, MA, United States

Join us for a summer of music by The Beatles! Rock Voices is a non-audition choir (18+) and is open to all. The Bedford Rock Voices choir rehearses on Thursday nights, 7-9pm at the American Legion (357 Great Road, Bedford, MA) and the first rehearsal is Thursday, May 12. You don't have to be a "singer" to join this choir. You just have to love rock and pop music. This summer we're paying tribute to The Beatles. Our fall season will feature completely different music. Please visit for more information. Rock Voices: healing ourselves and others since 2012!

The Concord Orchestra presents “The Vernacular Express”

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

The Concord Orchestra presents “The Vernacular Express” at 8:00 p.m. on January 28 and 3:00 p.m. on January 29 at the Performing Arts Center at 51 Walden.  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.  A pre-concert talk by the conductor is scheduled for 7:15 p.m. 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


Knights of Columbus Free Throw Competition for Kids – No cost!

JGMS 99 McMahon Rd, Bedford, MA, United States

ENTRY FORMS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE LIBRARY AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT WALK-UPS-WELCOME!!!  No Charge JANUARY 29th, 2023   at JOHN GLEN MIDDLE SCHOOL 12:00pm – 3:00 pm   Competition Level Each contestant receives three warm-up tosses followed by 15 consecutive free throw attempts from the appropriate age-designated foul line. Winners from each category move on to the regional competition.  For REGISTRATION INFORMATION CONTACT:   Michael O’Shaughnessy [email protected]  781-698-8661 


“Ukraine 101: Root causes of the Russian invasion in context – Ukraine’s history, culture, and people”

First Parish in Bedford, Unitarian Universalist 75 The Great Rd, Bedford, MA, United States

First Parish in Bedford is hosting a two-part presentation on Ukraine:   Sunday, Jan. 29 and Sunday, Feb. 5 from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm. Vlad Shapiro, a Ukrainian-American from Kviv, will speak briefly about the root causes and current state of the Russian invasion in Ukraine.  Vlad will also provide background on cultural & historical differences between the Ukraine & Russian populations, Ukraine’s place in the global economy, as well as key information about Ukrainian culture and traditions. Both sessions will include plenty of time for questions from the audience.     These talks will be accessible on Zoom for those


Winter Lecture Series: Great Moments in Polar Exploration

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

Great Moments in Polar Exploration – Antarctica with Professor Dan Breen A 5-PART SERIES: Sundays: January 22nd, 29th, February 3rd, 12th, 26th from 2-4 pm in the 1st floor meeting room. Part 1: JANUARY 22 at 2:00-4:00 pm: The first known human encounters with Antarctica did not happen until the late eighteenth century, but by the beginning of the twentieth, the continent had become to capture the imaginations of people around the world. That story has a lot to do with an Englishman, a Russian and in particular, with a seal hunter from Connecticut. Part ll: JANUARY 29 at 2:00-4:00 pm: In this session we will meet