2017 West Barnstable Village Festival

BARS at 2016 West Barnstable Village Festival

The annual West Barnstable Village Festival will take place on Saturday, August 19th and BARS will be there with its extensive booth. We’ll be serving chowder, grilled clams, and there will be a raw bar set up….

We’re Still Here — Ready and Waiting for Your Bottles & Cans!

BARS recycling shed volunteers

Thank you for all your donations so far. Please continue save your bottles and cans for us. We appreciate donations large and small. Sometimes we get the strangest things along with bottles and cans. BARS super…

Keep Bringing Us Your Bottles and Cans!

BARS recycling container two days after July 4th

Thank you for all your donations so far. The container we store the bottles and cans in was so full after July 4th weekend not all would fit in the truck when it was picked up…

Youngsters wield rakes, fill buckets in free Barnstable clamming class (and BARS helped!)

BARS member Bob Parsons helping kids learn shellfishing

The parking lot at Osterville’s Bridge Street Landing was filled for the 15th annual Clamming for Kids class Wednesday morning, a free summer program offered by the Barnstable Department of Natural Resources and staffed by the…

Save Your Recyclable Bottles and Cans for BARS!

Last day at the recycling shack

BARS will be manning the recyclable bottles and cans shed at the Barnstable Transfer Station for the month of July, 2017, and will be there every day except July 4th. Please save your redemption eligible bottles…

BARS June 2017 Meeting

Liz Lewis, Barnstable Shellfish Technician at work

Our featured speakers for the June, 2017 BARS meeting will be Liz Lewis and Tom Marcotti from Barnstable Natural Resources Dept. They will introduce the new seasonals and update us on what’s been happening in the department and plans for the…

Volunteers Needed for BARS Recycling in July, 2017

BARS recycling program

BARS will be manning the recyclable bottles and cans shed at the Barnstable Transfer Station for the month of July, 2017, and will be there every day except July 4th. We are looking for volunteers to…

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.