West Barnstable Village Festival

BARS at West Barnstable Village Festival

West Barnstable Village Day will be held at the Community Building on Route 149 on Saturday, August 16. Bars will be selling Chowder, cookbooks, t-shirts, hats and jewelry etc. If you would like to volunteer email roncapecod@comcast.net… Read the rest

BARS 2015 Shellfishing Classes

The BARS Shellfish Mentoring Program began in 2004 by assisting Barnstable Natural Resources with  their Clamming for Kids classes. Group classes were scheduled and opened to the general public. Lessons were given on how to shellfish for quahogs, steamer clams, … Read the rest

A Rewarding Day for BARS

BARS and East Dennis Oyster Farm present checks to Barnstable and Dennis Police
Monday, April 1, 2014 the reward checks from BARS and John and Stephanie Lowell, owners of East Dennis Oyster farm were presented to officers from the Barnstable and Dennis Police Departments. From left to right, Don Capobianco, Treasurer of BARS,
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BARS Beer for a Year Raffle 2013

Raffle winnerThe winner of the BEER For A YEAR Raffle is Robert Bowker of Bourne.   The presentation was made to him at the Cape Cod Beer showroom. He received his prize of the filled growler, two pint glasses with the Cape … Read the rest

West Barnstable Village Festival

West Barnstable Village Festival 2013

The BARS booth at the West Barnstable Village Festival was twice as big as in the past, and was fully stocked. Steve Hoxie grilled his signature littlenecks with garlic and butter, we had kettles of chowder, oysters on the half … Read the rest

BARS Clamming Class for Riverview School

Riverview School students and BARS members

BARS, in conjunction with the Riverview School, held a clamming class for special needs children. The class took place on August 3rd and was an inspiring time for both the children and the BARS volunteers. For some of these … Read the rest

September 2013 Message from the Quarterdeck

Ron Glantz

The clamming class for special need kids from Riverview School was very special indeed. As those who were there can attest BARS made a difference in the lives of a lot of kids. The smiles and joy on the faces … Read the rest

BARS Veteran Benefits

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States

We started a program to offer a free BARS membership and shellfishing class to any veteran of the wars we are currently in. Flyers describing this program have been circulated with various veteran groups and VFW around Barnstable. If you … Read the rest

Barnstable Village Fourth of July Parade

BARS July 4, 2013 parade float

BARS chalked up another award for best float at the 2013 July 4th Parade in Barnstable Village. Kudos to Penny Scott for another great float and costumes. Photos of the parade by Paul Wasilewski and Kris Clark are posted in Read the rest