Welcome!

 

The Harwich Community Center
 100 Oak Street
Harwich, MA
02645

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Phone Contacts
& Individual Department Hours
 

HOLIDAY BUILDING CLOSURE HOURS:

Dec 24th: 6AM - 12PM
Dec 25th: Building Closed
Dec 26th: Building Closed
[Building open on Sat, Mon & Tue for normal hours]
Also
Dec 31st: 6AM - 12PM
Jan 1st: Building Closed
Jan 2nd: Building Closed


Normal hours will continue Jan 3rd:

Building Hours
Monday - Friday
6:00AM - 10:00PM

 Saturday
9:00AM - 5:00PM

 



We are handicap-accessible
and equipped with a TDD phone
with brail signage
throughout the center.

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Channel 18

The Town’s government access channel is located off the main entrance of the Community Center. The station is run by Director Jamie Goodwin, Assistant Caleb Ladue and a group of many volunteers.

The mission of the channel is to provide the Town’s government increased access to the voters via the medium of TV. The channel maintains a Community bulletin board and produces weekly programming, including the regular meetings of the Board of Selectmen.

Channel 18 now offers On Demand viewing from the Town of Harwich Web page. Programs are available On Demand for 4 weeks, and can be found by doing a search. Please note, not all programs are availalbe for this service.

Channel 18 offers a Community Calendar for residents and organizations to post activities and events. You can fax notices to Channel 18 at 508-430-7085, or e-mail jgoodwin@town.harwich.ma.us

For more information concerning Harwich Channel 18, please stop by the Community Center or phone 508 430-7569.

  

 


 

Board of Selectmen Meetings
Tuesday and Wednesday 10am and 7pm

Harwich Channel 18 cablecasts all meetings of the Board of Selectmen. These meetings are held in the Griffin room at town Hall on Monday nights. The meetings are shown on Tues. and Wed. at 10am and again at 7pm.  Channel 18 cablecasts LIVE the Annual Town Meeting and any Special Town Meetings from the Harwich Community Center. All these meetings are copied onto DVD’s and are available at the Brooks Free Library.

Community Journal
Friday-Monday at 11am, 6pm, and 8pm

Community Journal is a weekly “magazine” style show produced by volunteers at Harwich Channel 18. In the 13th year of production, Community Journal continues to be the Channel’s most watched show. Community Journal’s set, painted by local artist Joe Pino, depicts a beach scene representing the seaside town of Harwich. Stories ranging from interviews with town employees, to musical segments, keep the viewers in touch with the community. Volunteers reach out to the community and conduct interviews in the field as well as host guests in the studio. Community Journal is hosted by Betty Pino, Paul Coughlin, Eileen and Jack Wyatt. The Community Journal crew includes Florence Lebenson, Eileen Wyatt, Joyce Roche, Ron Armbruster and staff members Jamie Lee Goodwin and Caleb Ladue.
Community Journal is always looking for story ideas! If you have a suggestion, please call us here at the studio at 508-430-7569.

 

COA Programming

Friday-Monday 5pm 

COA director Barbara Ann Foley uses the Channel to bring news, important to seniors, into their living rooms. Barbara Ann has produced many shows with topics ranging from legal issues of estate planning to stress relief. Harwich Channel 18 has taped many of the COA’s forums held at the Community Center to allow those who could not attend to be able to watch the content at home. The Harwich COA has been able to attract several speakers from the State House office of Elder affairs and the Attorney General’s office to present at the community center. Having these types of programs on the Channel has been a great advantage to the senior citizen’s of Harwich.
 
Channel 18 programs the COA shows at 5pm Mon.-Fri. as well as during several other time slots.
Channel 18 also provides many of the COA’s productions on DVD’s which are available for loan. Seniors can take home DVD’s and watch shows at their leisure. 
 
 

For a Complete Program Schedule

Please Click Here.

 

Quick Links
  
Important Administration Links
  
Channel 18 Streaming Video and Schedule