The Recorder – North County Notebook: September 29, 2022


Posted: 09/29/2022 17:28:01

Monthly Puzzle Swap scheduled for Saturday

NORTHFIELD – Free used puzzles will be available at the Dickinson Memorial Library on Saturday, October 1, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Participants are advised to park at the back and enter through the side door of the library. Turn left to find the community hall.

Participants are welcome to take as many puzzles as they wish, and can keep them as long as they need. The puzzle exchange is offered monthly.

For more information, visit or email [email protected]

Powers Institute Museum open three days in October

BERNARDSTON — The Powers Institute Museum wraps up the season with three fall events.

The museum at 20 Church St. will be open Sunday, October 2 from 1-4 p.m., then again during Scarecrow in the Park on October 15 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and Sunday, October 16 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

According to a notice from the president of the Bernardston Historical Society, Louella Atherton, attendants will be on hand at all times to answer questions, organize visits on request and help with any research. Parking is available behind the Library Street building. Free entry.

Storyteller Davis Bates arrives at the Senior Center

BERNARDSTON — Storyteller Davis Bates will lead a program called “Celebrating New England” at the Bernardston Senior Center on Monday, October 3 at 4:30 p.m.

The program will include oral history tales of mountain towns and river valleys, Native American stories, family tales and songs about the sea, farming, sugar bushing, haymaking and more. According to a Senior Center newsletter, there will also be carols and a short lesson on how to play music using spoons.

Celebrating New England is funded by a grant from the Bernardston Cultural Council. For more information, call 413-648-5413.

Mondays: open mic in Bernardston

BERNARDSTON — The Bernardston Senior Center will offer open mic sessions every Monday in October from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Although a piano is available, guests are welcome to bring their own instruments.

Speak to focus on maximizing
nutrients by cooking methods

BERNARDSTON — In a free lecture offered by the YMCA of Franklin County’s Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program, attendees at the Bernardston Senior Center will learn how to cook vegetables in different ways to maximize nutrients. The presentation will take place on Tuesday, October 4 at 11 a.m.

Scams and identity theft at the center of the October 11 program

BERNARDSTON – Linda Ackerman of Greenfield Savings Bank will discuss scams, identity theft and protecting your identity at the Bernardston Senior Center on Tuesday, October 11 at 12:30 p.m.


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