CALENDAR

BEDFORD

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

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 bjennings@bedfordtv.com.

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

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.

FAMILIES

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 kidsacademy@seresc.net 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 info@friendso­faine.com for more informa­tion. For more information or to register, visit friendsofaine.com or www.facebook.com/friendsofaine.

RECREATION DEPARTMENT

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.

ADULT FITNESS

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.

RELIGION

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 office@bedfordpresbyterian.org.

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 jt@bethanycovenant.com.

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 office@tlcnh.org or visit www.tlcnh.org.

ONGOING

AMERICAN LEGION

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 suzannerankins@yahoo.com.

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: president@bedfordmensclub.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.

BEDFORD VFW

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 pfariole@hometownbusnessalliance.com.

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: bedfordareamomsclub@gmail.com.

NIXLE ALERTS

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.

SENIOR LUNCH

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: mmurphy1030@hotmail.com.