Trick or Treat hours for 2018 will be held on Wednesday October 31
from 5:00-7:00 PM. Have fun and be safe!!
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Richmond Free Public Library Film Discussion Group
Film Club meets the second Thursday of every month for discussion.
Watch the movie of the month on your own and any other movies with the same subject or theme.
Richmond Library will have some copies available through inter- library loan. Most can be found on Prime Video or Netflix.
Themes in the future may include Betrayal, Redemption, Ecological Meltdown, Mother/Daughter Relationships, Father/Son Relationships, etc.
Thursday, November 8 at 2:00 p.m. @ Richmond Library
Subject: “Authentic” westerns - “Unforgiven” (1992 Clint Eastwood)
Others: “Stagecoach” (1939 John Wayne), “Cowboy” (1958 Glenn Ford & Jack Lemmon),
“True Grit” (2010 Jeff Bridges), “High Noon” (1952), “Blazing Saddles” (1974)
Richmond Consolidated School
Craft Fair - Saturday, November 3rd From 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
It is crunch time for preparing our Craft Fair Raffles and Auctions. We are in need of donations for both our Silent Auction ($25 & up in value) and our Chance Raffle ($10-$25 range). We need items to be new and unused. If you see any great sales and could send an item or two, or have gifts that you or a child have received that may be duplicates, or not in your taste, we can use those too. Please drop them at the RCS Office by Thursday, November 1
(Be sure to mark them “CRAFT FAIR” to get them to the right people). Below are some possible items. Thanks so much for your help!
Chance Raffle Ideas:
* toys * board games * $10-15 gift cards * candles * bath sets (lotion, shower gel, etc) * puzzles * holiday décor * towel sets * baby items * craft kits * picture frames * hand-made items (crochet, knit, sewn, jewelry) * non-perishable gift foods / chocolates * headphones * ear buds * decorative or child pillows/throws * stationery sets * nail polish / makeup sets * mini theme baskets or collections * stuffed animals / dolls
Gift Certificates $25+ in value, passes to museums or other cultural events, larger items or higher value items, etc.
The Community Health Association of Richmond and West Stockbridge
OCTOBER FLU CLINIC SCHEDULE 2018
The Community Health Association of Richmond and West Stockbridge is offering free flu shots for eligible residents over the age of 19 years in both communities. For information about influenza, visit: the Center for Disease Control’s web site:
COMMUNITY HEALTH ASSOCIATION WEST STOCKBRIDGE OFFICE:
Mondays and Wednesdays 9:00 -10:00 AM
except major holidays
RICHMOND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
Every Thursday: 9:00 - 10:00 AM (except major holidays)
For more information, contact Emilie Jarrett, RN., BSN.
Community Health Association of Richmond and West Stockbridge
21 State Line Rd.PO Box 368, West Stockbridge, MA, 01266
Richmond Free Public Library Presents Aromatherapy 101
Kim Larkin, who facilitated our Saint Patrick’s Day workshop, will be returning to the Richmond Library to present Aromatherapy 101. This educational, hands-on program begins with a presentation on the history and health benefits of essential oils as well as healing botanicals.
For the hands on portion, patrons will make healthy bath salts, a dream pillow and soap balls. Instrumental music and herbal teas will set the mood for a morning of education, creativity and relaxation.
Reservations are required because supplies are limited. Please call the library to reserve your spot, 698-3834. This program is funded by the Richmond Cultural Council.
Richmond Congregational Church - 11th Annual Pancake Breakfast
Saturday November 17th from 7:00 - 10:00 AM at the Church. A pancake Breakfast to benefit the Richmond Food and Fuel Fund. $5.00 for adults, $3.00 ages 10 and under.
SENATOR HINDS ANNOUNCES 2018 HOLIDAY CARD CONTEST
Local students, in Grades 3-6, invited to design the Senator’s 2018 holiday greeting card. Celebrate the holidays with Sen. Hinds and staff during a Holiday Open House on Dec. 13
PITTSFIELD – State Senator Adam G. Hinds (D- Pittsfield) sends almost 1,000 greeting cards by mail to friends, family, colleagues and constituents during the holiday season.
“One of my favorite things to do is visit local schools and interact with students of all ages,” said Hinds. “I love the holidays, and I love to see children’s excitement during the holiday season. I think this contest will be a fun way to connect with local students, celebrate and highlight their artistic talents, and spread holiday cheer throughout western Mass.”
This year he is asking local students to design his holiday card. Inspired by similar contests held by Senate colleagues, including his predecessor, Ben Downing, Senator Hinds has decided to hold a Holiday Greeting Card Contest this year.
- The contest is open to all students, Grades 3-6, who live in one of the 52 communities within the Senator’s Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin & Hampden District
- The winning image will be chosen by Senator Hinds and used as the cover of his 2018 holiday greeting card
- The printed holiday card will credit the student artist by listing their name, age, grade, and school
Contest entries must be returned to Senator Hinds’ Pittsfield office
no later than 4:00pm on Friday, November 16, 2018
. Entries may be dropped off in the Senator’s Pittsfield office, Monday through Friday during normal business hours, or mailed to
Senator Adam Hinds Holiday Greeting Card Contest, 100 North Street, Suite 410, Pittsfield, MA 01201
. Entries can also be scanned (in color) and emailed to
TOYS FOR TOTS HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
Senator Hinds plans to display the contest entries in his Pittsfield office during the holiday season, and will announce the contest winner during a
Holiday Open House in his
Pittsfield office on
Thursday, December 13
The Senator’s Pittsfield Office is a
Toys for Tots donation site this year; he will be collecting unwrapped toys for children of all ages during the Holiday Open House, which will be distributed to children throughout western Mass. by the Marines this December. The Holiday Open House is open to the public; everyone is welcome to mix and mingle with the Senator and his staff on December 13
Contest entry forms will be mailed to schools in Hinds’ district this week, and are also available on the Senator’s social media pages or by contacting his office.