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Bedford Family Connection

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Available Membership Types
  • Associate Membership
  • Corporate Membership
  • Family Membership B
Requirement for Membership

There is no Bedford residency requirement. We have members from Lexington, Billerica, Concord, Acton, Carlisle, and other nearby towns.

The Bedford Family Connection was founded in 1988 as a volunteer-run, community organization. Our mission is to strengthen our community by nurturing families, fostering friendships and learning through fun activities and enrichment programs for local families with any child age 5 and under.

The BFC provides members with a strengthened sense of community while creating and nurturing important relationships when our children are still young. An additional benefit is the number of lasting friendships it has fostered between families. As a member, you will also enjoy:
•A monthly BFC e-newsletter, which lists BFC events and news, other local family-oriented news/events, the playroom schedule, and members' and sponsors' classified ads
•The BFC Membership Directory
•Discounted admission to the BFC playroom
•Free (or low cost) children's activities every month
•Free (or low cost) parent education workshops every month
•Free (or low cost) special family events and parties 2-3x/year
•Monthly "Mom's Time Out" and "Dad's Corner" events
•Playgroups for similarly-aged children
•Numerous volunteer opportunities within the BFC organization
•Opportunities to participate in local charitable events

Upcoming Events

Fawn Lake Picnic

Sun Jul 3, 2016, 11:30 am – 1 pm EDT

Join the BFC for a picnic at Fawn Lake, one of Bedford's hidden gems! We'll also walk along the trails to look for birds and other animal friends.

*The Parking lot & access to the main trail is located on corner of Sweetwater Ave. & the Narrow Gauge Rail Trail. The lawn is on Sweetwater Ave.

Camp BFC: Field Trip to Drumlin Farm

Fri Jul 15, 2016, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm EDT

Join us for a morning at the farm. Kiddos who want to participate can also play a farm BINGO game along with us as we look at the animals and gardens. Feel free to bring a picnic if you want to join us for lunch.

Camp BFC: Campfire Cookout

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 3:30–5:30 pm EDT

Hot Dogs and Smores over the fire plus some campfire songs and games.
Join us at Kelly's house for a special camping experience. Must RSVP for address.

MNO: Movie screening of 'Bad Moms'

Thu Aug 4, 2016, 7:30–9:30 pm EDT

Need some comic relief to cool you down from the summer heat?

Join other BFC moms to see the movie "Bad Moms":

Young Amy (Mila Kunis) has a great husband, overachieving children, beautiful home and successful career. Unfortunately, she's also overworked, exhausted and ready to snap. Fed up, she joins forces with two other stressed-out mothers (Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn) to get away from daily life and conventional responsibilities. As the gals go wild with their newfound freedom, they set themselves up for the ultimate showdown with queen bee Gwendolyn and her clique of seemingly perfect moms.

We'll aim for a 7 or 9 pm show time. Meet in the theater lobby 15-20 minutes prior to show time.

*Alternate date: Sunday 8/7/16. Exact show time is TBA closer to event date.

Camp BFC: Pirate Day

Mon Aug 8, 2016, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm EDT

Arrrrrrrrgh! Come dressed like a pirate and join us for a treasure hunt, pirate games and of course, pirates booty. Pack a picnic if you want to join us for lunch...or else you walk the plank!

Recent News

Announcements News

Afternoon Indoor Play

11/12/2013 (2 yrs ago)
As the seasons get cooler and you are searching for indoor play,
consider heading over to St. Paul's (100 Pinehill Rd.) to play in
their big room on Wednesday November 13 from 3:30 - 5:00. There will
be tricycles, Cozy Coupes, a train table, and a small climbing
structure to play with as well as arts... read more »
Announcements News

Need Ice Cream Social Volunteers!

11/12/2013 (2 yrs ago)
As part of Bedford Unplugged month, Bedford Family Connection and
Bedford Youth and Family Services are co- sponsoring an ice cream
social featuring Bedford Farms ice cream. To make this event a
success, we need volunteers to help with set up, collecting money,
scooping ice cream, and clean up. If you... read more »
Announcements News

BFC Playroom Re-opening Celebration

9/22/2013 (3 yrs ago)
Announcements News

clothing and baby items urgently needed

9/16/2013 (3 yrs ago)
Announcements News

Fire Truck and Police Cruiser Wash

9/10/2013 (3 yrs ago)