BARS Donates Defibrillators to the Town of Barnstable

Philips HeartStart Defibrillator

BARS donates defibrillators to Barnstable Marine and Environmental Affairs Division

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 Barnstable Marine and Environmental … Read the rest

BARS 2016 Annual Awards Dinner

2016 BARS Annual Awards Dinner

BARS annual awards dinner will be Tuesday, May 3rd 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 be served at … Read the rest

BARS April 2016 Meeting

Father and son shellfishing at Bridge Street Osterville

The April, 2016 meeting of BARS will be held at Tuesday, April 5th,  7:00 PM at the West Barnstable Community Building, located on Route 149 near 6A, West Barnstable across from the library.

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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:

  1. Pay via PayPal or credit card on the Join BARS page.
  2. Send a check
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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 protector of shellfish habitat … Read the rest

BARS March 2016 Meeting

Wianno oyster beds

Our featured speaker, Dave Ryan of the Cape Cod Oyster Company will present a plan for new and expanded oyster propagation in the Town of Barnstable’s Three Bays area. Ryan will explain how oyster aquaculture has been recognized by marine Read the rest

BARS Wants To Thank You for Your Recyclable Bottles and Cans!

BARS volunteers at the recycling shed

BARS and Hyannis Rotary were at the Town of Barnstable Transfer Station bottle and can recycling shed for February.Becuase of your recycling efforts we raised $3000. A great thank you to all who donated.

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Volunteers Needed for BARS Recycling in September 2016

BARS recycles

The Town of Barnstable Transfer Station has offered BARS the opportunity to collect bottles and cans for September 2016. This is a great opportunity for BARS to add a substantial sum to our scholarship fund. President Norm Wilson and I … Read the rest

BARS January 2016 Meeting

Kathy Zagzebski

Kathy Zagzebski, the President and Executive Director of the National Marine Life Center will be our guest speaker for the January 5th meeting of BARS.  Her topic and slide presentation will be, “Marine Animal Strandings on Cape Cod.”  It … Read the rest

BARS Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner – Christmas Party

BARS 2015 Volunteer Appreciation Dinner - Christmas Party

The BARS Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner /Christmas Party will be held on Tuesday, December 1 at the Fox Hole in Osterville beginning at 5:00 PM. It will again be a catered by Wimpy’s Restaurant. The choices will be lobster dinner … Read the rest