Community Groups

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Arts and History

  • Bolton Artisans Guild - The Bolton Artisans Guild, founded in 2003, is an informal non-profit group of top quality artisans who are residents of Bolton, MA. Our mission is to provide an environment where local artisans can support and learn from each other. Our members promote the arts through their creation of fine arts and crafts.
  • Hearts of Gold Quilt Guild - Group promotes the art and joys of quilting. Typically meet bi-weekly, alternating days and nights. Beginners and Advanced welcome. Call Bonnie or Elizabeth for more info. Bonnie Broders, 779-5329 aquacruz@aol.com Elizabeth Curry 978-779-2850
  • Bolton Historical Society - 978-779-6392

Town of Bolton

  • Bolton Access TV - Operates Comcast Channels 8 and 10, broadcasting Town Board and Committee meetings, local events, and educational programs. See the Bolton Access TV website at www.boltonaccess.tv for more information. 
  • Friends of the Bolton Seniors - The Friends of the Bolton Seniors was founded in November 2001 as a private 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation to provide support for Bolton seniors by perpetuating the dignity and well-being of our elder residents. The Friends raise funds to support programs and projects, which include the Fuel Assistance Program, Annual Senior Picnic in August, Tuesday Connections (monthly programs and lunch with other Bolton groups) and weekly yoga. We work closely with the Bolton Council on Aging to identify specific needs for our local seniors that cannot be met by the Council’s budget. Currently, there are 679 residents of Bolton over the age of 60. 460 households have one or more seniors and approximately 130 seniors live alone. Visit www.fobsbolton.org for more information.  You can contact FOBS at fobsma@gmail.commary@ciummo.com or 978-779-5145.  
  • Friends of the Bolton Public Library - Supports Bolton's Public Library on Main St. with fundraising and public enrichment programs. Lori Nelson - Chairperson 978-779-6439

Service & Environmental Organizations

  • Bolton Conservation Trust - Publicly funded group preserving Bolton's land, trails, and environment assets through interaction with local and state governments. Only your support will help maintain Bolton's quality of life. Contact: PO Box 14, Bolton, MA 01740, Office, 978-779-2754, Info@BoltonConservationTrust.org
  • Four Winds - Program to foster environmental awareness through parent and community volunteers teaching extra curricular science activities in the classroom, three times per year. Tina Flaherty 978-779-8314 tinanflaherty@verizon.net
  • Bolton Local - A grassroots group of people who believe that local solutions help create sustainable communities. Contact Lynn Dischler at 978-779-6225 or info@BoltonLocal.org.
  • Bolton Lions Club - The Bolton Lions Club is a vibrant organization. Friends and Neighbors dedicate their time and talents to community service and improvement through charitable activities and hands-on humanitarian assistance in the town you call home. Contact: Stan Smith 978-779-2948 / P.O. Box 860 Bolton, MA 01740 membership@boltonlions.org

Events

  • Annual Halloween Parade and Party - Planned and hosted by Bolton Loco and the Bolton Park and the Recreation Commission and is the Town’s largest community event. The parade starts at Bolton’s Memorial Field and runs down Main Street to Mechanic and ends at Emerson School, where Trick-or-Treat Lane begins. Trick-or-Treat Lane is a series of stations where different local businesses, groups and volunteers hand out candy or toys to the kids. The event is followed by a Halloween party at the Emerson School gym where we serve refreshments and announce the winners of several best costume categories. 
  • Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Party – Bolton Loco and the Bolton Parks and Recreation Commission. The event starts with the grand entrance of the Easter Bunny where kids can greet the guest of honor. The group offers treats and activities to enjoy while children have their photo taken with the Easter Bunny at the Emerson School gym. Promptly at 11:00 a.m. children begin the Easter Egg hunt and seek the one Golden Ticket among the thousands of eggs hidden in the woods and playground at Emerson. The lucky child who finds the Golden Ticket wins a giant chocolate bunny! The event concludes with a walk to Pond Park where the kid finally wave goodbye to the Easter Bunny.

Contact information for the Annual Halloween Parade and Party and the Annual Easter Egg Hunt is listed below:
Parks and Recreation Commission, 663 Main Street, Bolton
(978) 779-2297
parks@townofbolton.com
www.townofbolton.com/parks-recreation-commission
- Twitter: @BoltonParkRec
- Facebook: @BoltonParksandRec 
- Facebook: @BoltonLoco 

  • Bolton Fair, Inc. - Produces, promotes, operates annual Bolton Fair
    - 978-365-7206
    - 978-365-2120 (fax)
    - Location: The Fairgrounds in Lancaster
    - 318 Seven Bridge Road
    - Lancaster, MA 01523
    - info@boltonfair.org