A Salute to John Williams and the Boston Pops


On Friday, August 26, the Marion Concert Band will close its 2016 season with a concert featuring the music of film composer John Williams and the Boston Pops Orchestra. The program, which includes a clarinet soloist as well as several pieces performed by the Pops, is as follows: Them Basses – G. H. Huffine Morning, […] Read more »

Sippican Hotel and Casino


David Pierce, Vice President of the Sippican Historical Society, will present a lecture on the history of the Sippican Hotel and Casino, which stood in the heart of Marion Village during its Golden Age. The hotel had 200 rooms, and families from Boston, New York, and elsewhere would stay there for the entire summer. The […] Read more »

Dog Walk-A-Thon Parade


Eagle Scout Freemin Bauer will hold a Dog Walk-A-Thon Parade on Saturday, August 27 from 8:00 am to 12:00 noon, rain or shine. Sign up available at the Mattapoisett Hammond Street Tennis Courts. The $20 cost to walk a dog (two-dog limit) comes with a T-shirt. No dog, no problem: Dog-Gone-Walk-A-Thon, same time, same place. […] Read more »

Senior Luncheon


The Mattapoisett Friends of COA will host a Senior September Picnic on Thursday, September 15 at 12:00 noon at the Knights of Columbus Hall. We are asking seniors to call the COA office at 508-758-4110 to reserve a place and they will pick up the ticket at the door on the day of the Picnic. […] Read more »

Women’s Guild Spaghetti Supper


The First Congregational Church of Rochester Women’s Guild will hold a Spaghetti Supper on Saturday, September 10. There will be one seating at 5:00 pm. Adults cost $10 and children under 12 years of age cost $5. Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling the church secretary at 508-762-8858. No tickets will be sold […] Read more »

Marion Institute Upcoming Events


TEDxNewBedford Salon: New Perspectives on Patient Care, 7:00 to 9:00 pm, August 23. Join in to view recorded TED talks and discuss innovative approaches to patient care as the Marion Institute’s BioMed Network co-sponsors the fourth in a series of TEDxNewBedford Salons. A panel of doctors from Southcoast Health and Hawthorn Medical will help guide […] Read more »

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church


Clergy from nearby and around the country visit the “Church at the Town Beach” in Mattapoisett from July 3 to September 4. Services using the 1928 Book of Common Prayer are at 8:00 am and 10:00 am. On Sunday, August 21, The Rev. Nathan Humphrey, Vicar, St. John the Evangelist, Newport, RI will be officiating. […] Read more »

Marion Cub Scout Pack

Photo by Joan Hartnett-Barry

Marion Cub Pack 32 will host a recruiting event on Saturday, August 20 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Washburn Park on Front Street. Boys entering grades K-5 who are interested in seeing what Cub Scouts is all about can come meet the Pack, build their own boat to race in a rain gutter regatta, […] Read more »

Annual Grange Fair


Rochester Grange No. 257 106th Annual Grange Fair will be held on Saturday, August 20 from 1:30 to 7:00 pm. There will be a Ham & Bean supper at 6:00 pm. Tickets will be on sale at the door and are $8 for adults and $4 for children under 10. An auction will be held […] Read more »

The Best of Broadway


On Friday, August 19, the Marion Concert Band will continue its Friday evening concert series with a program of music from the Broadway stage. The program, which includes a soprano soloist and highlights from some of Broadway’s most memorable shows, is as follows: Lohengrin (Introduction to Act III) – R. Wagner Broadway Show-Stoppers Overture – […] Read more »