Upcoming Events

Monday, October 6, 2014 (All day)

Do your holiday shopping early and support The Barton Center!  Beginning on October 6th and running thru November 10th at noon, The Barton Center will host a Pre-Holiday Online Auctionn.  Many items to choose from!  Jamaican vacation for 10, dinner at Viva Bene and Jay Leno at Hanover Theater, dinner and a hockey game, & more!

100% of the funds raised from this event will go to our campership fund so that no children with Type 1 diabetes will be turned away from a Barton program because they can’t afford it.

Please click here to begin shopping!

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 6pm to Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 10pm

Please join us at the Penta Dining Hall at Camp Joslin in Charlton, MA, for our annual auction hosted by the Alumni Association.  The evening will feature both silent and live auctions, appetizers, dinner, desserts, and dancing.  For information or for sponsorship opportunities, please click here or call 508-987-2056, Ext. 2003 or email events@bartoncenter.org.

Sunday, October 26, 2014 (All day)

Event begins at 10:30 a.m.

Challenging, hilly half marathon & speedy 5K begin & end at Marathon Park, 350 Pleasant Street, Ashland, MA, the original starting line area for the first 27 Boston Marathons. Join Bill Rodgers & discover the history and then make some of your own.

The Ashland Sporting Association will donate $5 to The Barton Center for each person who registers under The Barton Center 5k team and $10 for every person who registers under The Barton Center team for the half marathon.

For more information or to register, please click here.

Saturday, November 1, 2014 (All day)

The Lions Club of the Brookfields and The North Brookfield Youth Center present a fun 5-mile Road Race/Walk through scenic North Brookfield. The race begins and ends at the Brookfield Apple Orchard, 12 Lincoln Road, North Brookfield, MA. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., with walkers leaving at 9:30 a.m. and runners beginning at 10 a.m. All proceeds from this event benefit Clara Barton Camp and the Diabetes Research Team at University of Massachusetts. For more information, please click here.

Sunday, January 4, 2015 - 10am to Sunday, January 4, 2015 - 3pm

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive in The Barton Center's Chabot Health & Education Center at 60 Clara Barton Road, North Oxford, MA.  The Clara Barton Birthplace Museum will also be open for those interested in touring the museum for free.  For more information or for questions, please call 508-987-2056, Ext. 2003 or email events@bartoncenter.org.

Saturday, March 14, 2015 (All day)

Registration begins at noon. Walkers start at 12:30 p.m. Runners start at 1 p.m.

SAVE THE DATE and sign up for this annual four-mile sanctioned event!  All are welcome!  Recruit family and friends to walk or run with you to help raise money through pledges toward your summer camp fee or for the general campership fund.  This event is followed by a delicious buffet and an awards ceremony.  Pre-register and get a t-shirt.  All registration forms and links for online registration and fundraising will be available by early January 2015.  If you have any questions, please call 508-987-2056, Ext. 2003 or email events@bartoncenter.org.

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 2pm to Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 4pm

Thinking about attending summer camp?  This is your opportunity to come to camp to see what Barton summer camp programs are like at Clara Barton Camp, Camp Joslin, and Barton Day Camps!  Spend two hours enjoying a sample of camp life—this is a scheduled program that runs from 2 to 4 p.m.  You choose which camp program you would like to visit—Clara Barton Camp, Camp Joslin or the Barton Day Camp program.  Snacks and laughs are on the menu!  All participants must REGISTER to attend by calling 508-987-2056, Ext. 2000 or by mailing in the printable registration form.

Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 9am to Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 3pm

Spend the day getting Clara Barton Camp and Camp Joslin ready for the summer!  You choose which camp you would like to work at for the day.  Come for the full day or part of the day—any and all help greatly appreciated. This is a great way to earn your own camp fee or raise money for someone else!  Collect pledges from family and friends for each hour of work you donate to camp.  Please RSVP by calling 508-987-2056, Ext. 2003 or email events@bartoncenter.org.  Please click here for a pledge sheet.  Lunch is provided.