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Tune in Now: "Focus on Health"

Watch the first episode of a new series "Focus on Health," featuring a presentation by Erin McNeill, president of Media Literacy Now. On this episode, Erin discusses the impact media can have on a child's health. Her presentation depicts examples of media with potentially harmful messages and includes information on what parents can do to limit their children's exposure to these messages.

Tune in on channels 9 (Comcast) and 29 (Verizon)

Volunteer Opportunities!

BHS Sports  -  Volunteer this Wednesday for the Belmont High School Girls Field Hockey game. Belmont will be playing against Wakefield. The game will take place at 6:00 p.m. on October 8th at Harris Field. Crew call will be at 5:30 p.m. Camera operators and commentators are needed. If interested, please call 617-484-2443 or email jeremy@belmontmedia.org

A Shot of Life Community Photo Contest

Take your own shot of life and enter it into Belmont's Community Photo Contest! All photos will be on display November 3rd - December 5th at the Gallery@BMC located at the Belmont Media Center at 9 Lexington Street in Waverley Square. The winning photos will be chosen by "Voters' Choice" Ballot. Winners will be announced at the Belmont Media Center Annual Meeting on November 20th. 


Documentary Screening and Volunteers Needed!


Come to Belmont Media Center for a screening for the short documentary "A Special Barber" produced by local filmmaker Ian Scully. This is the story of Frank Guarino and his 50 plus years of cutting hair in Belmont. The screening will be held on Tuesday, September 30th, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Belmont Media Center on 9 Lexington St., Waverley Square. This event is free and open to the public.



Campaign Programming Block

Watch the Campaign Programming Blocking airing on BMC's channels from now until November 2, 2014. This programming block consists of interviews with candidates running for state-wide office positions, produced by Access Framingham. Also included are interviews with candidates at Meet Belmont. The campaign programming block airs on channels 8 (Comcast) and 28 (Verizon) starting at 8:00 PM on Thursdays and Fridays. You can also watch campaign programming on channels 96 (Comcast) and 30 (Verizon) starting at 7:00 PM on Saturdays and Sundays.

Students Needed for Focus Group

Volunteers Needed for MEET BELMONT

We are looking for a volunteer camera operator and a reporter to cover this year’s Annual Meet Belmont event. This is an event for both new and long-time Belmont residents who want to learn what their Town has to offer. Residents will have a chance to meet representatives from the Town’s organizations and government departments. We need a camera operator and a reporter to walk around to the different booths and get interviews with representatives of the organizations and departments.

Volunteers Needed for Brendan Home Run Race

Volunteer this Sunday, June 16th for the Brendan Grant Home Run Race. We are looking for two camera operators and one reporter. This is an event run by the Brendan Grant Foundation, an organization that honors the memory of Belmont High School student Brendan Grant. The race begins at 10:00am at Belmont High School Harris Field. Crew call is at 9:00am. This would be a great opportunity to learn how to use BMC’s new GoPro Camera! To sign up, please call 617-484-2443 or email jeremy@belmontmedia.org.

Farewell Party TONIGHT

Just a reminder that TONIGHT (May 29th) is the farewell party for BMC staff person Paul Carey and BMC producer Billie Bivins. Paul has been covering government meetings and events for the Belmont Media Center since 2007. Billie is the producer of "Make Art, Feel Better," a show where guests create an art project based on a particular theme and then reflect on the experience of making art. This show has just had its fourth anniversary.

Town Day Postponed to May 31st

Due to weather forecasts, Belmont Town Day has been postponed to Saturday, May 31st. For more information, please call 617-489-4930.

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