2018 Quahog Festival

Quahog Festival 2018 logo

The Rotary Club of Hyannis is presenting its first Quahog Festival on Sunday August 26th from noon to 6:00 pm on the Hyannis Village Green. BARS will have a booth there selling its famous chowder, and…

A Record Month for the BARS Scholarship Fund

BARS Recycling Last Load Out July 2018

We did it — $8,075.95 collected in July 2018 for the scholarship fund — a new BARS record! We handled 161,519 cans and bottles. That is a lot of trash that isn’t along the road. Above is…

BARS August 2018 Meeting

Marstons Mills River

Our featured speaker for the August, 2018 BARS meeting will be Zenas “Zee” Crocker, Executive Director of the Barnstable Clean Water Coalition (previously Three Bays Preservation). “Barnstable Clean Water Coalition (BCWC) works to restore and preserve…

Cotuit Bay Shellfishing Closure 07-05-18

An emergency contamination closure is going into effect for part of Cotuit Bay. Unfortunately, a porta-potty was tipped over at Cotuit Town Dock. Due to the close proximity of the bay, along with expected rainfall tomorrow…

Barnstable-West Barnstable July 4th, 2018 Parade

BARS at Barnstable-West Barnstable July 4th Parade

BARS will be again be part of the Barnstable-West Barnstable July 4th Parade that starts at the County Courthouse parking area and goes through Main Street in Barnstable Village and down to the village dock.

BARS Needs Your Bottles and Cans!

BARS volunteers at the bottles and cans recycling shed at the Barnstable Transfer Station

BARS is at the redeemable bottles and cans shed at the Barnstable Transfer Station for all of July. Money raised will go towards BARS’ scholarship fund for Cape Cod students. You may also pick up a…

Art in the Village 2018

Barnstable Art in the Village 2018

BARS will have a booth at Art in the Village 2018 where we will be selling our famous chowder. ART IN THE VILLAGE 2018 SATURDAY & SUNDAY, JUNE 23 & 24 10:00AM-4:00PM RAIN OR SHINE For…

Learn to Shellfish Classes

Learn to Shellfish Classes

Barnstable’s Natural Resources Program will offer three FREE shellfishing classes open to all ages this summer. Saturday, June 30th, 2018 @ 7:30 am at Bridge St. Landing, Osterville Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 @ 10:00 am at Bridge…

BARS 15th Blessing of the Rakes

15th Annual BARS 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 Minister Steven Wilson for a bountiful harvest.

BARS 15th Annual Blessing of the Rakes

15th Annual BARS Blessing of the Rakes

You are invited to BARS 15th Annual Blessing of the Rakes at the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. Bring your shellfish rakes, and have them blessed by Father Perry from Our Lady of Victory Parish in…