The deadline for submitting items to the calendar is 5 p.m. Friday. Please send your items to email@example.com at least two weeks prior to the event.
BEDFORD HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION DVD COPIES AVAILABLE FROM BCTV
DVD copies of the 2015 Bedford High School graduation are now available for purchase from BCTV. The cost is $20 if picked up at the station or $25 if mailed. Please make checks payable to the "Town of Bedford – BCTV" or, if picking up, cash is also acceptable. The station is located at 10 Meetinghouse Road. Copies of all BHS graduations are available as well. So, if you want to order this year’s graduation or previous years, contact the station at 472-8288 or email Bill Jennings at firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘SUNSTROKES’ ART EXHIBIT AT SULLIVAN FRAMING
Local artist Ann Trainor Dominigue will display 20 new works in an exhibit held at Sullivan Framing, 15 N. Amherst Road, during July. Opening reception is 6-9 p.m. July 16. Information: sullivanframing.com.
BEDFORD ITALIAN CULTURAL SOCIETY
The Bedford Italian Cultural Society will meet July 16 at the Bedford Library for its first summer meeting. The presenter will be Gary Devore, an archaeologist and author. He holds a Ph.D. in Roman archaeology and has been a lecturer at Stanford University and the University of California at Santa Cruz. He has directed archaeological projects in Italy and the U.K. In 2013, he moved to New Hampshire to build a house in the woods and devote the majority of his time to writing about Rome and the ancient Romans. The presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. but you can come to socialize at 6 if you like! As always, Bedford residency and Italian heritage are not required.
CONCERTS IN THE PARK
The Bedford Recreation Department will hold its Concerts in the Park series at 6 p.m. at the Market Basket Bandstand at the Bedford Village Common. Free. Rain location is Bedford Town Hall. Information: bedfordreconline.com.
n July 16: Temple Community Band.
n July 23: Rob Oxford – American Troubadour.
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Bedford Falls Assisted Living Community, 5 Corporate Drive, will host its summer concert series at 5 p.m. on the following days. Free. Please RSVP one week prior to each event by calling 471-2555. Information: bedfordfallsassistedliving.com.
n June 17: Summer concert with Bobby G.
n July 29: Jammin Jazz concert with Dave’s Jazz Trio.
SERESC SUMMER ACADEMY STILL HAS OPENINGS
SERESC Summer Academy for Kids, located in Bedford, still has a few openings. The SERESC summer programming offers an environment where the natural spirit of exploration and creativity is encouraged. Our academy leaders are talented, creative and spirited individuals and include highly regarded teachers from local school districts, a UNH professor, the NH Lego League founder, McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center facilitators and a licensed psychologist. Our programs include McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center Rocketry, LEGOS – Master Builders, Designer & Publishing, Robotics Programming & Design, Lights/Camera/Action Intro to Digital Media, S.T.E.M. Mixer (3D printer pens, crazy chemistry, egg car crash, Bess beetle races) and Project Chill. To register go to www.seresc.net. Information: email email@example.com or call 206-6800.
FRIENDS OF AINE KID’S TRY-ATHLON
Registration is now open for the third annual Friends of Aine Kid’s Try-athlon to be held Aug. 16 in Bedford. The only event of its kind in the area, the try-athlon is designed specifically for children ages 4-15 years, in memory of Aine Phillips. Total proceeds from the event will be granted to Home Health & Hospice Care in Merrimack to expand its existing bereavement support services for children in Southern New Hampshire. Event sponsorship opportunities are available and volunteers are welcome. Contact Christine Phillips at 305-3205 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. For more information or to register, visit friendsofaine.com or www.facebook.com/friendsofaine.
The Bedford Parks and Recreation Department is offering these classes and activities. Registration is required unless noted. For a brochure with complete program listings, visit the Parks and Recreation office at 24 N. Amherst Road, visit www.bedfordreconline.com or call 472-5242.
SUMMER CAMP PROGRAMS
Summer Camp Program registration is open. Visit BedfordRecOnline or call the Recreation Department at 472-5242.
Yoga with Robert: 6:30 p.m. Thursdays or 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays.
Zumba Gold drop-in classes are at 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.
HORSEBACK RIDING LESSONS
Horseback riding lessons are offered at Walnut Hollow Farm in Amherst. Two programs: "Young Riders" for ages 6-18 and adult riding classes for 21 and older. To register, call Walnut Hollow Farm at 320-8530.
BEDFORD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Bedford Presbyterian Church, 4 Church Road, holds Summer Sunday worship service at 9:30 a.m. Visit bedfordpresbyterian.org to see a list of all programs and offerings. Information: 472-5841 or email email@example.com.
BETHANY COVENANT CHURCH
Bethany Covenant Church, 1 Covenant Way, holds Sunday services at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Information: 472-5545, ext. 7002 or email Rev. J.T. Shupe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TRINITY LIFE COMMUNITY-BEDFORD FOURSQUARE CHURCH
Sunday worship services begin at 10 a.m. Nursery and children’s programs are during the morning message. There are also many small groups and activities for all ages throughout the week. Free bread is available after the morning service at noon to serve residents in the community who need assistance. The church is at 12 Station Road (off Hawthorne Drive). Information: 622-6306, email email@example.com or visit www.tlcnh.org.
Stevens-Buswell Post 54 meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month (except July and August) at the Bedford Public Library, Meetinghouse Road. If you are on active duty anywhere in the world or have served during eligible war eras, you’re invited to become a member. Information: Frank Diekmann, 472-4988 or visit post54nh.org.
BEDFORD EUCHRE GROUP
The Bedford Euchre Group is seeking new members for its monthly women’s card game. Come for food, fun and laughter every second Tuesday of the month. We will teach you how to play. Information: Suzie at 488-5741 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
LYME DISEASE COUNCIL
The Bedford Lyme Disease Council holds monthly meetings from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month in the Richmond Room at the Bedford Public Library. Information: David Hunter at 660-3425.
BEDFORD MEN’S CLUB HELP OUR TROOPS
The Bedford Men’s Club has formed a committee with a mission to send packages of snack foods, personal care items, and other comforts to our Bedford-based troops serving overseas or in remote U.S. locations. To achieve our goal, we need the community’s help to identify those who serve to protect America’s freedom. If you have a Bedford family member in the military serving overseas or in a remote location, please send the club his or her name and APO or FPO address. Please contact the club by email to: email@example.com, or by mail to: Bedford Men’s Club, P.O. Box 10338, Bedford, NH, 03110-0338.
BEDFORD MEN’S CLUB
The Bedford Men’s Club meets at Shortys Restaurant in Bedford on Rt 101 the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. All men who live or work in Bedford over the age of 21 are invited to attend. The Bedford Men’s Club is a non-profit organization designed to promote the betterment of the community. For more information please check our web site at bedfordmensclub.com or facebook/bedfordmensclub.
BEDFORD LIONS CLUB
The Bedford Lions Club’s monthly dinner meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month. The Bedford Lions Club, in its 49th year of service to the community, welcomes membership inquiries; for information, call Mike Sills at 472-5516 or visit bedford.nhlions.org.
The Bedford VFW Post meets at 7:30 p.m. on the second Monday of the month at the Old Town Hall, Meetinghouse Road. Veterans who have served in combat zones overseas are eligible. Information: John Kroehler, 624-6836.
CELL PHONES FOR SOLDIERS
The Bedford Men’s Club is helping the organization Cell Phones For Soldiers by collecting used cell phones and laptops, which are sold and recycled. The cash raised is put into calling cards that are given to soldiers overseas. Drop-off points: Verizon stores on South River Road; town offices; transfer station; and in Merrimack at Shaw’s Plaza at Exit 11. Information: www.cellphonesforsoldiers.com; Dave and Heather Michaels, 471-9130; Steve Wallace, 1-520-255-0714.
COFFEE WITH A COP AND SENIOR CITIZEN TALK
The Bedford Police Department is starting a new Community Policing Program. "Coffee with a Cop and Senior Citizen Talk" will be held 7-9 a.m. every second Tuesday of the month at the Bedford Safety Complex, #55 Constitution Drive. Sit and talk with a Bedford police officer, enjoy a cup of coffee and discuss any issues you have or make suggestions to make Bedford a better place. Information: call the department at 472-5113.
HOMETOWN BUSINESS ALLIANCE LUNCHEON
The Hometown Business Alliance hosts a networking luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Shorty’s Mexican Roadhouse, 206 Route 101. Registration required at events.r20.constantcontact.com. Information: 801-8025 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
IAAP PROFILE CHAPTER MEETINGS
IAAP (International Association of Administrative Assistants) Profile Chapter meetings are held 6-8 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month, September through June, at Country Inn & Suites, 250 S. River Road. Meeting is $7 and dinner and meeting is $24. RVSP/information: IAAPNHProfileChapter@gmail.com.
MOMS CLUB OF BEDFORD
The MOMS Club of Bedford is a chapter of an international support group for both at-home mothers and those who work part-time. Most activities are held during the day and are open to children of all ages. Information: email@example.com.
Nixle is a free, instant messaging service that gives citizens important police advisories and alerts regarding emergencies, fire scenes, road closures and reopenings, places to shelter during power outages, notices about lost children and elderly, community event advisories and more. Sign up free at www.nixle.com.
A free senior lunch is held at 1 p.m. on the third Thursday of every month at Trinity Life Community-Bedford Foursquare Church, 12 Station Road. All who are 65 and older are welcome. Please RSVP. Information: 622-6306.
SOUTHERN NH MONEY CLUB
Southern NH Money Club is a free nonprofit women’s financial education group is open to anyone and meets 6:30-8:30 p.m. the last Tuesday of the month at Charles Schwab, 2 Cellu Drive, Nashua. A broad range of personal financial topics are covered, including investments, money’s effect on relationships, social security, credit, retirement strategies and more. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org.