The Recorder – South County Notebook: December 10, 2021


Posted: 12/09/2021 16:32:57 PM

Modified: 12/9/2021 16:32:29

Bement school is organizing a winter fundraiser

DEERFIELD – The Bement school will be organizing a winter drive on Sunday, December 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the 583 Greenfield Road campus.

The school is raising funds for the Hampshire County Homeless Friends Coalition and Caring Communities PEER Ambassador Program. The collection will take place rain or shine.

The following items are urgently needed: tents, sleeping bags, winter clothing, men’s clothing, socks, waterproof gloves, boots or shoes, sanitary napkins, tampons and other alternatives for period, hats, scarves and non-perishable snacks.

Frontier Class of 2025 hosting a shoe reader

SOUTH DEERFIELD – The Frontier Regional School Class of 2025 is collecting shoes to donate to families in need from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Old and slightly worn shoes are requested and can be brought to the school at 113 North Main St. on Saturday afternoon. The donation process is a drive-thru.

Questions can be sent to [email protected]

South Deerfield Women’s Club hosts food drive

SOUTH DEERFIELD – The South Deerfield Women’s Club is hosting a food drive this month as part of the search for donations for the Franklin Area Survival Center.

The group will be in the parking lot between South Deerfield Congregational Church and South County Senior Center from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday morning. The Survival Center specifically asks for the following foods: holiday preparations, jams and jellies, mayonnaise, flavored rice and pasta, packaged desserts, nutrition bars, Ensure drinks, and anything that easily adds flavor to meals.

The group donated 320 pounds of food last year and hope to surpass that mark this year.

Sunderland Police Department hosts annual toddler toy drive

SUNDERLAND – The police department is collecting toys for their annual Toys for Tots drive until Tuesday, December 14 at 4:30 p.m.

Officer Ben Peters coordinates the training. Toys for all ages are welcome and can be dropped off at the police station Monday through Thursday between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm. Call the police department at 413-665-7036 if after-hours arrangements are needed .

Wreath Walk arrives at Historic Deerfield

DEERFIELD – The Annual Crown Walk is now available at Historic Deerfield.

A walking guide is available for the 32 museum buildings, decorated with 62 wreaths made by volunteers. Visitors will learn about the wreaths, the unique materials and the volunteers who made them.

Guides are available at the Old Deerfield Post Office, Deerfield Inn, and the Deerfield Historical Museum Gift Shop and Bookstore.

Snowman craft event is coming to Tilton Library

SOUTH DEERFIELD – Tilton Library will be hosting a snowman craft event for kids 12 and up on Saturday, December 18 at 9 a.m.

Participants will be able to make their own snowman. Places are limited to 10 people and participants must register by calling 413-665-4688. Masks are compulsory.


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