MNHM Adult and Family Programs


Saturday, January 31, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Tracking with the Marion Natural History Museum We will meet at Washburn Park to do some tracking and search for other evidence of wild animals with naturalist and experienced tracker, Jennifer Carlino. Jennifer has volunteered with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife Department for many years […] Read more »

Machacam Club


The Machacam Club will hold its February meeting on February 4 at the Legion Hall, 3 Depot Street. Social time is 5:30 pm; dinner is at 6:00 pm. Our special guest, courtesy of Mike Jennings, will be Captain Brad Smith, our December speaker who is returning to continue his presentation on his 32-year career with […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Free Public Library


PJs and a Book for The Women’s Center: Donations of new pajamas and books for children are still being accepted at the library for The Women’s Center. Patrons are encouraged to bring in these donations so they can be distributed to families served by The Women’s Center in the greater New Bedford and Fall River […] Read more »

Knights of Columbus Teen Dance


There will be a Knights Teen Dance on Friday, January 23 from 7:00 to 10:00 pm with Michael Rock of Fun 107 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 57 Fairhaven Road, Mattapoisett. Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Graders only please. Read more »

A History of Plymouth County Corrections


Join the Mattapoisett Historical Society and Deputy Lisa Budge-Johnson of the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department for her talk “Plymouth County Corrections: Then and Now” on Sunday, January 25 at 2:00 pm at the Mattapoisett Historical Society museum. Through photographs and fascinating historical facts, Deputy Budge-Johnson will give us an interesting look into the history of […] Read more »

Free Movie:Last Tuesday of the Month


The Hundred-Foot Journey (PG 122 min.) is being shown at the Mattapoisett Council on Aging, CoA Senior Center, Center School, 17 Barstow St., on Tuesday, January 27 at 12:00 noon. The free movie is sponsored by the Friends of the Mattapoisett CoA. The Hundred-Foot Journey is a film about the cross-pollination between French and Indian […] Read more »

Hear the Chief

Photo by Anne Kakley

Mattapoisett Police Chief Mary Lyons has agreed to make brief remarks at the Saturday, January 17 Annual Meeting of the Friends of the Mattapoisett Council on Aging. The 10:00 am meeting is open to the public. Come to the Mattapoisett Free Public Library meeting room. The election of Directors, the business of the meeting, is […] Read more »

Spaghetti Dinner


The Marion Fire Fighters Association will hold their annual Spaghetti Dinner, Saturday January 31 between 5:00 and 7:00 pm at the Marion VFW Pavilion on Route 6. Tickets will be $8 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under, available at the door. Read more »

January Programs at Plumb Library


For 2015, the Café Parlez theme is “Real People, Imagined.” All year, we will be reading novels about the lives of real people, such as Laura Bridgeman (What is Visible), Robert Louis Stevenson (Under the Wide and Starry Sky), Pearl Buck (Pearl of China), and Maria Anna Mozart (Mozart’s Sister). The Café Parlez’ selection for […] Read more »

Fate? Luck? Coincidence?


The Mattapoisett Woman’s Club will hold their January meeting on Thursday, January 15 at noon in Reynard Hall at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church, 17 Church Street. Our January program will feature a talk about a 14-year old boy named Manjiro, a shipwreck on Torishima Island and the whaling ship John Howland. Please join us to […] Read more »