The Bedford Free Public Library will host an exhibit of the work of 24 members of the Bedford Center for the Arts Photo Group. The exhibit, juried by co-owner and director of Gallery Twist in Lexington, Gillian Ross, and entitled The Photographer's Eye, showcases the range of photographic styles represented in the Group. The show will open on Thursday, November 9, 2023 and close on Wednesday, January 10, 2024. Plan to stop by the Library to check out the exhibit. (See Library website for hours.) A reception will be held at the Library on Sunday, November 19, 5:00-6:00 pm, when Gillian
Friday, December 1, 2023 - 1:00pm - 6:00pm Saturday, December 2, 2023 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Sunday, December 3, 2023 - 10:00am - 4:00pm The Umbrella’s Winter Market is an annual three-day show and sale of artist, artisan, and hand-crafted work on all three floors of our beautifully renovated space in Concord, MA. It features dozens of Umbrella Studio Artists, regional Guest Artists, an annual "Off-the-Wall" show with small works under $300, Ceramics Program holiday sale, Arts Education Free Drop-In Family Day info table, prizes drawing, and more. Plus, view the “Fresh Ink: Contemporary Explorations in Printmaking” Gallery Exhibition, live
Saturday Dec. 2nd 1-4 pm Sunday Dec. 3rd 1-4 pm Featuring gift-ready fiction, non-fiction, holiday, and children’s books; CDs; and DVDs. MEMBERS’ SALE SATURDAY 12-1 Not a member? Join at the door
35th Annual Tree of Lights: Illuminating Hope, Heroes and Remembering Those We Love Over thirty years ago, The Auxiliary of Emerson Health began lighting the evergreen tree outside the main entrance in honor and memory of loved ones and significant people who have touched our lives. We continue that tradition with our annual ceremony, Tree of Lights. The funds raised from this community-wide event will support Pediatric and Adolescent Care at Emerson Health. Donating a Light or Star is a unique opportunity to help the Auxiliary and recognize someone important in your life: *Pay tribute to a Healthcare Hero. *Remember
The Waste Reduction Circle is a sub-committee of Mothers Out Front that is working to address issues of food waste reduction in our community. We meet monthly on the first Tuesday of the month. Anyone is welcome to join our Zoom meetings by checking the Bedford Mothers Out Front webpage to find the link: https://www.mothersoutfront.org/team/massachusetts/bedford/.
The Planning Board invites Bedford residents to attend a community forum on multifamily zoning next Tuesday, December 5, from 7:00 to 9:00 PM in the Reed Room at Town Hall. Massachusetts’ Housing Choice law requires that all 177 MBTA Communities in eastern MA designate an area (or areas) in their community where multi-family housing is allowed by-right. “Multi-family housing” means three or more housing units on a parcel of land, e.g., condos, apartments, or cottages. Units do not have to be occupied by families to count as multi-family. “By-right” means that no Special Permit, variance, or other discretionary approval is