BARS 14th Blessing of the Rakes

BARS 14th Blessing of the Rakes

You are invited to BARS 14th Annual Blessing of the Rakes at the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. Bring your shellfish rakes, and have them blessed by Reverend Steve Wilson, for a bountiful harvest. The event will be…

BARS 2017 Annual Awards Dinner

2017 BARS Annual Awards Dinner

BARS annual awards dinner will be Tuesday, May 2nd at Alberto’s Ristorante in Hyannis. The event is only open to the first 70 members in good standing. Cash bar is from 5:30 – 6:30 pm. Dinner will…

Fred Dempsey is the man for clam rake repairs in Barnstable

Fred Dempsey is the man for clam rake repairs in Barnstable

Ask any BARS member just who can repair a clam rake, and they’ll point you in Dempsey’s direction.

BARS Announces Scholarship Endowment to UMass Dartmouth

BARS-UMass Dartmouth endowment presentation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Ron Glantz (508) 454-7709 roncapecod@comcast.net shellfishing.org On January 27, 2017 the Barnstable Association for Recreational Shellfishing, Inc (BARS) met with representatives of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth to present the initial funding…

Bars Donates Turkeys to Help Families in Need

BARS volunteers at The Family Pantry of Cape Cod

Barnstable Association for Recreational Shellfishing, Inc. (BARS) is donating Thanksgiving turkeys, stuffing, and cranberry sauce to the Salvation Army, Cape Cod Council of Churches and The Family Pantry of Cape Cod. This donation by BARS is aimed at making Thanksgiving…

Another Successful Month for BARS at the Transfer Station

The emptied container

Thank you everyone who volunteered at the recycling shack and all those who donated their returnable bottles and cans. Shown here are some photos of those who showed up the last day to help clean the…

BARS Adopts Cordwood Landing

BARS sign at Cordwood Landing

Here are some photos of that show our latest adoption, Cordwood Landing on Old Post Road. It is a simple road runoff drain that takes the water off Old Post road and filters it through the…

BARS Wants Your Returnable Bottles and Cans!

BARS recycling volunteers

BARS volunteers are manning the returnable bottles and cans shack at the Barnstable Transfer Facility for the remainder of September, 2016. The Barnstable Transfer Station is open seven days a week from 7:30 am to 3:30…

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…

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…