Nutrition Discovery Kit @ The Ashland Public Library

DiscoverhyThe Ashland Public Library Children’s Room has just added a new Nutrition Discovery Kit, thanks to a generous donation from the Ashland Farmer’s Market Education Fund. The kit includes books, DVDs, and games to encourage healthy eating. The materials in the kit are appropriate for elementary school-age kids. The kit may be borrowed by Ashland residents and Ashland teachers for a period of one calendar month. Be sure to check it out next time you’re at the library!

AFM Mini-Grant

It is with much excitement and anticipation that we present to you, our loyal AFM patrons and supporters, our 2015 Mini- Grant.

Intent: This grant supports our mission of contributing to a vibrant town center; creating access to local food choices; improving public health through information and education about nutrition, diet, exercise, local and sustainable farming, and related topics; and contributing to community building.

Who Can Apply:  Public entities, non-profit corporations, and community groups.

Grant Amount:  Up to $1,000.

Application Deadline:  May 30, 2015

Project must serve the Ashland MA community.
Project may improve access to local food choices or improve public health through information, education, or training.
A wide influence or reach, whether directly or indirectly, is preferred.

Click here for the Details and Application. 

ACT: Parent’s Day

Check out what’s happening at Ashland Community Theater! They are putting on a show entitled, “Parents Day.” The theme is about Parents and their relationships with their kids.

Location: Ashland Middle School Theater, 87 West Union St Ashland, MA
Performances: Friday, 5/8 7:30pm & Saturday, 5/9 2pm and 7:30pm.
Tickets can be purchased in advance for $8 at:!shop/c1k7w
or $10 at the door.

For All The Right Reasons (FARR)

Thank you to For All The Right Reasons! This wonderful town initiative partners local businesses with local organizations to raise funds.  Each day of the month, Hanto Restaurant, Nick’s Pizza, and Purple Ink Insurance donate 1% of their proceeds to a local organization, charity or project. Be sure to visit these establishments, both on AFM nights and others to thank them for their  wonderful spirit of community. Check the AFM calendar to see when the AFM is the recipient of these donations.
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