2016 West Barnstable Village Festival

BARS at 2016 West Barnstable Village Festival

BARS had great success at the 2016 West Barnstable Village Festival. We had 27 volunteers helping with set up & break down of booths, making chowder & serving it, grilling clams, shucking oysters & clams, and…

You shop. Amazon gives to BARS!

When you shop at Amazon.com you can also be donating to BARS! Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you…

Barnstable July 4th Parade 2016

BARS July 4th 2016 parade float

Penny Scott and all the BARS volunteers did a magnificent job of designing and creating yet another memorable float for the 2016 parade. This one had a baseball theme. Check out the wheel covers on the…

BARS Picnic 2016

BARS Annual Picnic 2016

The BARS picnic will be held on Saturday, July 16 at Our Lady of Victory Church in Centerville from 11 AM until 4 PM. The cost is $5 for members and their guests. Kids can come for…

Setting the BARS high

Tracy Trotto receiving BARS scholarship

Barnstable Association of Recreational Shellfishing Inc., a Massachusetts Charitable Corporation, (BARS) recently awarded two scholarships in the amount of $1,000.00 to students Matthew Catanazariti and Reece Hoppensteadt. They are 2016 graduates of Barnstable High School and…

Climate Change Talk Focuses on the Future

Tonna-Marie Rogers and Harvey Ornstein

BARS meeting hears about the effects of climate disruption By Rachael Devaney news@barnstablepatriot.com Tonna-Marie Rogers, coastal training program coordinator at the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, recently presented a talk on the many disruptions caused…

BARS Adopts Ropes Beach

BARS Volunteers at Ropes Beach, Cotuit

  BARS is participating the Barnstable “Adopt a Spot” program as part of the 208 Nitrogen Reduction program in Barnstable. The “Spot” BARS adopted is the Ropes Beach area in Cotuit, MA. This system being used…

BARS Donates Defibrillators to the Town of Barnstable

Philips HeartStart Defibrillator

On May 5th the Barnstable Town Council accepted a gift from BARS in the memory of Dayle Hoxie, of two Philips heavy duty portable defibrillators. These will be used in the trucks of the Town of…

BARS 2016 Dues

BARS Dues Are Due

BARS annual dues for existing members were to be paid in January. BARS dues are $20/year. You can pay your dues one of three ways: Pay via PayPal or credit card on the Join BARS page. Send…

BARS Donates Hams to 50 Families in Need on Cape Cod

BARS Donates Easter Hams

BARS Helps Needy of Our Community with Donation to the Council of Churches Hands of Hope FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Barnstable, Massachusetts, March 21, 2016 — The Barnstable Association for Recreational Shellfishing, Inc, a leading non-profit…