Saturday March 25 2017 - 10:00 am -12:00 pm - Seed Starting & Sharing Workshop with the Pelham Community Garden Committee

Seed Starting & Sharing Workshop with the Pelham Community Garden CommitteeThe calendar says Spring is on our doorstep, but this is New England and we never know when it will really arrive. Rest assured, it will come; and with it the renewal of life. One way we can appreciate the miracle of new life is to grow our own food. Itís easy. Take a seed, plant it in the ground, water when necessary, harvest food. But some seeds do better if they get a head start on their growing season; even if itís snowing outside you can start many vegetables (and flowers) indoors and watch them thrive. On Saturday March 25 the Pelham Community Garden Committee and the Pelham Library are co-sponsoring a seed-starting workshop and seed swap from 10-12 at the library. The workshop will cover what seeds are best started indoors, when to start them, how to care for them, and recommended materials to use. You will leave with planted seeds on their way to becoming summerís vegetables as well as information about caring for and planting out your vegetable seedlings.

Saturday March 25 2017 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm - Graham Christian - Awesome Piano Mix Tape #1

Graham Christian - Awesome Piano Mix Tape #1Pococurante Productions, in collaboration with Songs and Serenades, presents Graham Christian in a solo piano concert, featuring ravishing and lively works by Schubert, Ravel, Bach-Busoni, Alkan, Fragados, and a handful of rags, waltzes, and tangos by Granados, Joseph Lamb, Ignacio Cervantes, Glenn Jenks, York Bowen, and more! Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public.

Tuesday March 28 2017 - 7:30 pm - Pottery, Tile and Brick-Making: A History and A Primer

Pottery, Tile and Brick-Making: A History and A PrimerSurrounding Pelham MA, potters, brick-makers and the general population made use of clay for utensils, homes and other products from the colonial period through the 19th century. These products employed colorful names that occasionally became slang. This history and their stories will be presented by Rick Hamelin, who has researched the Massachusetts clay industry since 1985 and is a Master Potter from Warren, MA.Refreshments will be served
co-sponsored by the Pelham Historical Society and the Pelham Library.

This event will immediately follow the Pelham Historical Society's 7:00 pm Business Meeting


Thursday March 30 2017 - 6:30 pm - Sexism and Gender Reconciliation - A workshop with Sarah Pirtle.

Sexism and Gender Reconciliation - A workshop with Sarah Pirtle."How can all people engage in solidarity to change sexism? In the early 1960Ďs sexism was called "the problem that has no name." Today we know that sexism is a linchpin in keeping all kinds of violence going and we realize that each person is welcome and needed in the struggle to change the systemic oppressions that skew our human community. During this dialogue we will increase our understanding of each other and our appreciation for ourselves.
This two-hour dialogue will include a time to choose a personal story from today or from childhood to share in small groups relating to gender messages or relating to how sexism has intervened. Together we will build connection because we will give each other and ourselves the food of understanding. To create a safe atmosphere, all sharing remains confidential and at any time you have the option to pass."
Sarah Pirtle is an Interfaith Minister and author of five books including An Outbreak of Peace and Better Together. Sarah directs the Common Threads Project of Traprock. Option: Before the dialogue, try to skim Sarahís booklet online -- Keeper of the Fire: Dialogue to Change Sexism and Foster Gender Reconciliation. This is found at traprock.org and we have copies at the desk as well. Rest assured, it will come; and with it the renewal of life. One way we can appreciate the miracle of new life is to grow our own food. Itís easy. Take a seed, plant it in the ground, water when necessary, harvest food. But some seeds do better if they get a head start on their growing season; even if itís snowing outside you can start many vegetables (and flowers) indoors and watch them thrive. On Saturday March 25 the Pelham Community Garden Committee and the Pelham Library are co-sponsoring a seed-starting workshop and seed swap from 10-12 at the library. The workshop will cover what seeds are best started indoors, when to start them, how to care for them, and recommended materials to use. You will leave with planted seeds on their way to becoming summerís vegetables as well as information about caring for and planting out your vegetable seedlings.

Monday April 10 2017 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm - State Rep. Solomon Goldstein-Rose will have Open Office Hours at the Library Today

State Rep. Solomon Goldstein-Rose will have Open Office Hours at the Library TodayState Rep. Solomon Goldstein-Rose will have Open Office Hours at the Library the second Monday of every month.

Ongoing:

For updates and cancellations,please check our Facebook page.

Sundays at 10:30 am: Overeaters Anonymous group meets
Mondays at 10:30 am: Music for Little Ones with Wendy Plummer

Mondays at 10:30 am: Music for Little Ones with Wendy PlummerStory Hour



















Fridays at 10:30 am: Preschool Story Hour

Features stories and crafts for children ages 5 and under with a grown-up. Join us for an hour of fun and reading! Each week features read aloud stories and a related craft.



Mondays 5:30 pm: Yoga with Alyse Bynum

Mondays 5:30 pm: Yoga with Alyse BynumWe're pleased to welcome Alyse back again this year, offering a vinyasa or flow style of yoga. Postures are linked by breath work and mindfulness, producing an energetic yet calm state. The class has a moderate pace and is best suited for those with some prior exposure to yoga, but anyone interested is encouraged to attend.
Class is from 5:45-6:45, but please arrive a little early to set up, stretch and settle in. People should bring their own mats and any other props if they have them. Class space is limited. Please contact Alyse Bynum at alysebynum@gmail.com for registration or more information.

Mondays, 6-8 pm. Drop-In Knitting

Mondays, 6-8 pm. Drop-In KnittingCome in for help with a pattern or technique, refresh your skills,or just sit and knit with friends!

RUSH (Rise Up Singing in Harmony) Monthly Sing

RUSH (Rise Up Singing in Harmony) Monthly SingRUSH, led by Roger Conant, is a group that meets monthly, almost always in the Pelham Library's community room, to sing! Nobody here is a trained singer, there are no "try-outs," this is just people who like to sing together. It's very informal, very fun, and open to everybody who likes to sing. They often use the famous Rise Up Singing book created by Peter and Annie Blood-Patterson, our neighbors in Amherst. Visit http://www.sconant.net/rush/ to sign up for upcoming singalongs.

   
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