Exploring the Natural World through Art

Come in from the cold and explore the natural world through art. This four-week session will meet on Saturday afternoons at the Marion Natural History Museum from 2:00 – 4:00 pm in February (February 3, 10, 17 and 24). The first two Saturdays we will be learning how to sketch and observe specimens from the […] Read more »

Photography Basics: The Thoughtful Approach

Everyone is welcome to a free two-part photographer presentation at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Sundays, January 29 and February 4. Think before shooting. Often the difference between a snapshot and a photograph is the amount of pre-thought that goes into shooting. This will be a short basic photography course to discuss how pre-shot […] Read more »

Rochester Annual Town Election

Positions to appear on ballot: – Selectman, three years, elect one – Board of Assessors, three years, elect one – Moderator, three years, elect one – Tree Warden, three years, elect one – Board of Health, three years, elect one – Planning Board, five years, elect two – Library Trustees, three years, elect two – […] Read more »

The Greg Abate Quartet at Tabor Academy

The Greg Abate Quartet will be in concert at 7:00 pm on Friday, January 19 at the Lyndon South Auditorium in the Jay S. Stroud Academic Center on the campus of Tabor Academy, 85 Spring Street, Marion. The concert is open to the public and admission is free. Greg Abate – jazz saxophonist, flutist, and […] Read more »

Rochester Council On Aging

The Rochester Council on Aging announces the following upcoming meetings: Bonjour! Conversational French I & II will meet Friday, January 19 from 9:30 – 11:30 am. The following events will occur on Wednesday, January 24: FRIENDS meeting at 10:00 am; Blood pressure clinic at 10:30 am; Tax appointments from 9:00 am – noon; and Senator’s […] Read more »

Buzzards Bay Swim

Twenty-five years ago, a visionary group of local residents had a big idea: to swim 1.2 miles across outer New Bedford Harbor to raise awareness and funds for clean water in Buzzards Bay. That year, 17 swimmers raised $2,000 at the very first Buzzards Bay Swim, hosted by the Buzzards Bay Coalition. Pembroke resident and […] Read more »

Mid-Winter Owl Prowl

Are you fascinated by owls? Do you enjoy a good old-fashioned New England winter morning, especially before sunrise? If so, join Lloyd Center Research Associate Jamie Bogart on this outing scheduled during hours of peak owl activity. Owls are mysterious and fascinating creatures that become more vocal as they establish nesting territories across an otherwise […] Read more »

Guided Mindfulness Walk

Enjoy the peace and beauty of nature with Jessica Webb and the Buzzards Bay Coalition during a mindfulness walk at Lionberger Woods (75 Haskell Ridge Road, Rochester) on Saturday, January 20 at 11:00 am. Through guided mindfulness meditation, participants will experience the outdoors with their senses wide open. All fitness levels are welcome on this […] Read more »

Rochester Council On Aging

The Rochester Council on Aging announces the following upcoming meetings: Bonjour. Conversational French I & II will meet on Friday, January 12 from 9:30 – 11:30 am. On Wednesday, January 17, there will be a FRIENDS Meeting at 10:00 am and free blood pressure clinic at 10:30 am. Read more »

Welcome in the New Year at Open Table

Come celebrate the new year at Open Table. You’re invited for supper on Friday, January 12 at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church. The menu is usually a surprise, but it’s bound to be something delicious. There is no charge, although donations are gratefully accepted. At Open Table, it’s all about the food, fun and fellowship. Doors […] Read more »