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Bargains consignment shop opens for fall season

Bargains in the Belfry, a local consignment shop for lightly used women’s and men’s clothing, is open for the season.

The shop’s hours are 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., every Tuesday. Bargains will also be open on the first and third Sundays of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Items for consignment or donation can be brought to Bargains during hours of operation. Bargains is located in the belfry of the Harvard Unitarian Universalist Church, on the Common in Harvard. Entrance is through the side door, near the front door of the church.

For information about consigning or donating, contact Janice Goodell, 978-456-8090.

Garden Club meets Oct. 27

The Garden Club of Harvard invites the public to our October meeting, “Confessions of a Seed Snatcher.”

Please join us as we welcome our guest speaker, Marie Patrice Masse, who will teach us about seed biology, seed politics, seed adaptability and quirkiness.

For those of us who are still unsure, there will be a hands-on component to guide us on the way to generating our own seed collection — to keep and to share with neighbors and friends.

Our meeting is on Monday, Oct. 27, at Holy Trinity Parish. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., followed by a brief business meeting and this month’s presentation.

New members are always welcome! Please like us on our new Facebook page:

College Night for parents of juniors/seniors Oct. 30

On Oct. 30, at 7 p.m., a panel of seven parents whose children graduated from Bromfield in 2014 will talk about their experiences with the college process: School visits, application process, early decision, gap year and other lessons they learned along the way.

The children of these parents have gone on to study liberal arts, music, theater, science, humanities, etc. The schools include private and public, small and large, close and far away.

This is an informal presentation with plenty of time for questions and answers. Parents of students starting the college process or in the midst of it are encouraged to attend.

Save the date! Location will be announced.

Trick or Treating will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31

Candy donations are being accepted at the Public Safety Building.

Gap Year info session for parents of high school students Oct. 31

Interested in learning more about Gap Year programs? Join us Friday, Oct. 31, at 9 a.m. at the Harvard General Store to find out more about how taking time after high school before college can help your graduating high school student.

Learn how Gap Years work and what programs are available. Discussion and a short presentation included. Open to anyone who is curious.

Harvard Woman’s Club meets Nov. 3

Book illustration and keeping a picture journal at Harvard Woman’s Club Monday, Nov.. 3.

In 2008 Sue Barber, Harvard Woman’s Club member, was invited by her neighbor Carolyn Stephens to illustrate a fiction book for children.

Come hear Sue describe this collaborative process of creating illustrations to accompany the text of the book for publication. Sue will also discuss her practice of keeping a sketchbook journal of her daily life and travels.

Luncheon starts at 11:30 a.m. followed by the program at 12:15 p.m. at Holy Trinity Parish, 15 Still River Road, Harvard. All are welcome!

For membership information call Carol Landry at 978-456-9645.

Well adult clinic Nov. 18

Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with the Harvard Board of Health, announces that a Well Adult Clinic will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 18, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the Hildreth House, COA, 15 Elm St.. Harvard. Drop in for blood pressure, pulse screening and diet teaching. No appointment is necessary. For information, contact Nashoba Associated Boards of Health at 978-772-3335 or 1-800-427-9762 ext. 333 or visit us at

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