QATV News

Ruth Jones of the Quincy Health Department offers some tips for a safe and fun Halloween.

Quincy Access Television will be closed on Monday, October 10th in observance of Columbus Day.  QATV will reopen on Tuesday, October 11th and hold normal business hours the remainder of the week.

The Quincy DPW reminds residents that curbside collection of trash and recycling will be a day late the week of October 10th due to the Columbus Day holiday.

The Quincy Council on Aging will hold its 21st annual Senior Conference on Friday, September 30th.

Quincy in Focus episode #132. Topics covered include: Funding for improvements to the boat ramp at the Houghs Neck Maritime Center, Thomas Crane Library summer Concerts on the Lawn series, Quincy Recreation Dept arts & crafts display, Islamic Center of New England back to school backpack giveaway, member Eric King's show "Inside the Studio and Out", and the Quincy Recreation Dept. summer theater and dance workshops.

State Rep. Tackey Chan (2nd Norfolk District) and Dr. Abdul Abdulwaheed of LUX Dental discuss providing full dental coverage for senior citizens receiving Medicare.

Norfolk County Register of Deeds Williams O'Donnell provides information about a computer seminar on land record research to be held on September 29th.

 

Quincy Access Television will hold its annual Fall Open House on Saturday, September 10th from 11am-1pm at its studio located at 88 Washington Street in Quincy Center (next to the main branch of the Thomas Crane Public Library).

Visitors will be able to tour the facilities, meet the staff, interact with current producers, watch live programming from QATV's Studio A, and learn more about becoming a member.

If you have ever thought about producing your own TV show or have an interest in volunteering, the QATV Fall Open House is the perfect opportunity to learn more!

For more information, please call 617-376-1440. See you on September 10th!

QATV will hold "Orientation to TV" sessions on Tuesday, September 13th at 6:30pm and Thursday, September 15th at 6:30pm for citizens of Quincy who are interested in producing a show or volunteering on a show produced at QATV.

This one-hour session will get you started on the road to producing your own TV show, volunteering on other productions, learning how to use a camcorder, video editing software and other aspects of TV production! Come learn about public access television and why community producers let the citizens of Quincy "see the difference!"

A Studio Production course will begin on Tuesday, September 20th and run every Tuesday until November 1st.  November 1st will be the course "final," a full production in QATV's Studio A.  Portable Production will begin on Thursday, September 22nd and run every Thursday until October 27th.

For more information, or to register for one of the orientation sessions, please call 617-376-1440.

North Quincy High School teacher Cara Pekarcik talks about her expedition to Antarctica.

Alex Mendez, independent candidate for Norfolk/Plymouth state senate seat, talks about his campaign.

John Sullivan of the Quincy DPW warns residents about FOG (fats, oils and grease).

John Yazwinski from Father Bills/MainSpring talks about the annual FoodFest fundraiser.

Phil Gay of the South Shore YMCA and Brad Zarges, Director of Athletics at Eastern Nazarene College, talk about the joint summer day camp program for youth.

Neil McCole, President of the Friends of Wollaston Beach, talks about the organization and some upcoming events.

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