Nichewaug Video Tour
Community Garden Plots Available
Wondering where to plant those
tomatoes? There will be up to five free plots available this spring in the
community garden behind the library. The plots are
approximately 40 feet by 50 feet and fertile. They may be rototilled as the
growing season begins. More info:
UU Mass Action Presentation
Laura Wagner, executive director of the
Unitarian Universalist Mass Action Network will be the guest speaker on
Sunday, March 24 at 10:30 a.m. at the First Congregational Parish Unitarian,
Petersham. The presentation will be held at the Davis Memorial Hall, 3 West
Street in Petersham, MA.
Montessori School Bingo
The Petersham Montessori School will host Family Book Bingo at 4 p.m. March
23 in Town Hall. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. Pizza, snacks and cupcakes will be
Let's Go for a Walk
Gather with the Council on Aging on
the common at 11:30 a.m. on March 6 for the first healthy walk program
around the common. Contact Sandy Page 978-724-3273 for more information.
for a permit to burn brush.
Classes at the Art Center
The Petersham Art Center has several spring classes
coming up. All classes are held at the Petersham Art Center, 8 North Street,
Petersham. Call 978-724-3415 for more information and to register.Sat,
March 23, 1-4PM Pysanky egg decorating in time
for Easter. Mark Hamel and Ed LeSage are stained glass and tapestry artists
who have been teaching traditional Ukrainian Pysanky egg decorating at PAC
for many years. Well over 2,000 years ago, people were carrying on the
custom of decorating
eggs. Learn the techniques to create treasures, using wax and dye. Ages: 8 &
up Cost: $15 members/ $35 non-member/$3 materials.
Sat, April 13, 10AM-4PM. “From Capture to Display”
Ron Rosenstock, internationally known
photographer, will conduct a one-day workshop on how to prepare photographs
for an exhibition. Learn how to cut mats and frame your photographs to
museum standards. Everyone will have a hands-on
experience with a 32-inch, classic Logan mat cutter. All materials needed
will be supplied.
Topics to be covered include:
choosing a theme for your exhibit, effective editing, pricing your work, and
finding a venue in which to exhibit. Cost: $65 members/$85 non-members
(includes $25 material fee)
Sue Morello of Sheldon Farm baskets will return for a basket weaving class
on Sat, March 30, from 9AM-12Noon. Participants will make a pie basket to
hold culinary treasures. The basket may be woven with a colorful pattern to
use it for Easter or woven plain for everyday enjoyment. The cost is $15 for
members/$35 non-members/$18 material fee.
Wednesdays, March 27, April 3, 10, 17, 24, and May 1,
6-8PM. Learn the
of fly tying from Bill
Manser, member of Trout Unlimited, Millers River Chapter, and instructor for
fishing with Veterans Outreach. You will learn fly tying techniques for
capturing northeast trout and others. Get ready for the spring fishing
season! $60 members/$80 non-members/$20 materials fee.
Petersham Partners Is Forming
Petersham Partners, a new membership-based volunteer
service, is currently working on a membership fee structure
and what services it will be providing. The group will keep
the community updated monthly on its progress. A committee
hopes to be up and running in approximately eight months. It
is compiling a list of service providers that Town Seniors
use on a regular basis. The goal is to provide a vetted list
of professionals, with references, for use by seniors.
Examples of service providers would be electricians,
plumbers, carpenters, home handy people, tech services, yard
work or landscapers. If you have reliable professionals you
have used that you would like to add to our list please
contact: Sandy Page at 978-724-3273 or
Dump Stickers Available
Resident stickers for the transfer station
are available at the Selectboard office.
The cost is $25.00 cash or check made out to Town of Petersham for 2
The new stickers are yellow.
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