The Gallery@First Parish in Bedford is pleased to announce the upcoming art exhibit “Affirmation of Life: Art from Today’s Ukraine” which will be on display Saturday, Sept. 23 through Saturday, Oct. 7. The Gallery@First Parish is located at First Parish in Bedford, 75 Great Road, Bedford, MA. The show will be a rare opportunity for visitors to see and enjoy contemporary art from Ukraine. Works in this exhibit represent a spectrum of art by artists living and working in Ukraine today. Much of this art will be on view for the first time in the United States having been
Registration is now open for the 2023 Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai. Scheduled for Sunday, October 1, funds raised from the walk support all forms of adult and pediatric patient care and cancer research at one of the nation’s premier cancer centers, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The Details: The Jimmy Fund Walk is the only organized walk permitted on the famed Boston Marathon® course, and participants have the flexibility to choose from four distance options: 5K walk (from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Longwood Medical Campus) 10K walk (from Newton) Half Marathon walk (from Wellesley) Marathon Walk (from Hopkinton) Whatever route
Peppers Grille Sunday, October 1 Do you have a Classic Car? Are you a fan of Classic Cars? Come see some of the cars featured in the series Classic Cars of Bedford in person, as well as many others from around town. Come to Peppers Grille for breakfast and Classic Cars for the first of what we hope to make a tradition. Cruising with the Classics Sunday - October 1, 8:00 AM until 11:00 AM.
BYL x BHS $20 donation to the BHS Girls Team Register - BedfordLacrosse.org.
We will be having a joint Bedford/Burlington Democratic Social on Sunday October 1st from 2-4 pm at First Parish in Bedford. Newly elected Democratic State Committee chair Steve Kerrigan will be joining us, as well as Ken Gordon, Mike Barrett, and other elected officials. This will be a great chance to hear what is going on at the state level and meet and mingle with local Democrats and others. Refreshments will be provided. This event is open to all.
We are welcoming new members! Does music make you happy? Music Makes Me Happy Chorus is a chorus for adults with special needs. Our members come from several local communities, including Bedford. Come hear what we're all about! Feel free to just listen or join us in song at one of our open rehearsals - we'd love to have you!
MCC faculty member Raley Beggs, guitarist, will give a lecture recital featuring the music of David Hewitt, whose compositions blend his European roots with influences from the Zulu Maskanda style of music from South Africa. Several of his works for solo guitar will be performed. This event is co-sponsored by the MCC Honors Program
Get ready for the summer's travel and play months. Get help with using apps or creating social media accounts before you leave town. Patrons can book a half-hour appointment with our Head of Reference Services by contacting the Reference Desk at 781-275-9440 option 3. Just be sure to bring any needed passwords along with your device. Slots are available at: 7-7:30 pm / 7:30-8 pm / 8-8:30 pm
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/.
Does parenting your toddler, preschooler, or elementary-age child feel more frustrating than fun? Struggle with setting boundaries, getting your child to listen, or just deciphering where their needs end and yours begin? We’ll help you understand why, and how to make parenting more effective and enjoyable. Join child development expert Dr. Sarah Davis and parenting thought leader Evie Granville, M.Ed., to build your positive parenting practice. Evie and Sarah make positive parenting accessible to everyone through their Parenting Personality Framework. Between Zoom sessions, stay connected with Evie and Sarah, and other program participants, in a private social platform you can visit
Join us for a public stand-out in Bedford to oppose private jet expansion at Hanscom or anywhere. We will have some signs – or make/bring your own. Meet at Veterans Memorial Park at 160 Great Road (across street from Whole Foods plaza) where we will stand in solidarity with signs as people pass by. Encourage others to join us as we rally to Stop Private Jet Expansion. Oct 5: 4-5 pm Oct 12: 7:30-8:30 am Oct 19: 4-5 pm Oct 26: 7:30-8:30 am RSVP in the link: https://www.mothersoutfront.org/events/?event_type=action&search=Bedford&state=massachusetts
The Town of Bedford operates a drive-thru Food Bank service every Thursday, 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM at 12 Mudge Way, the Yellow Building (rear parking lot). In addition to pantry staples, we provide produce, meat, and 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
Are you a woman who has been leading for a while and wants to improve her leadership and get different results? Are you currently not feeling satisfied or getting stuck professionally? Perhaps, you are not making the progress you expect, or showing up the way that gets you the outcomes you want. Ironically, many of the professional skills that served us well early in our careers are not the same skills we need as we advance. Join us to learn how you can become a more confident leader, be part of an accountability community, and together, inspire your ownership of
The Department of Public Works will once again host the semi-annual collection of hard to recycle materials. Returning for Fall 2023 is ReCOLOR Paints, Electronics & Small Appliance recycling as well as secure Paper Shredding. Styrofoam, Tires and Propane Tanks will also be collected. These events help to keep valuable materials out of the waste stream and lessen the environmental burden of producing virgin materials. New this year, Bulky Rigid Plastics (such as buckets, laundry baskets and plastic lawn furniture) will be moving to a permanent recycling center drop-off later this Fall. Events are free and will be held on Saturday, October
Please join the Bedford Trails Committee for a free trail walk in the woods! We plan to explore the Concord Road / Massport areas. Pace will be leisurely. Meet at Bedford Public Library at 9:45 a.m. on Saturday, October 7th. We will carpool to the trailhead at 10:00 a.m. The Concord Road conservation areas and the municipal parcel at 350 Concord Road (purchased in 2010) comprise 84 acres of contiguous open space along the Reformatory Branch Trail between Concord Road and Hartwell Road, north of the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) lands at L.G. Hanscom Field. In 2010 the Town entered