Rochester Memorial Day Boat Race

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The Rochester Memorial Day Boat Race on the Mattapoisett River, sponsored by the Rochester Fire Department, will take place on Monday, May 25 starting at 8:30 am at Grandma Hartley’s Reservoir, Snipatuit Road, in Rochester and finishing at the Herring Weir, River Road at Route 6, in Mattapoisett. The race is open to persons of […] Read more »

MNHM Summer Program

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The Marion Natural History Museum’s Summer Program is one of the most well known and well regarded in the South Coast area. Children from across the country visit us each summer and participate in the program. The programs are designed to be small groups, and registration is limited to 15 children per session. Our Life […] Read more »

3rd Annual Ballroom & Line Dancing Party

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There will be a Ballroom & Line Dancing Party on Saturday, May 2 from 7:00 to 11:00 pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 57 Fairhaven Road, Route 6, in Mattapoisett. Music is provided by Dave Valerio; all proceeds benefit the Mattapoisett Council on Aging. Free parking and light refreshments are included. Tickets at the […] Read more »

Ukraine’s Revolution of Dignity

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The Sippican Historical Society and Elizabeth Taber Library will join together on Thursday, May 7 to co-sponsor Ukraine’s Revolution of Dignity: Its History, Progress & Future, a lecture by Myron O. Stachiw. A glance at the TV news or any newspaper will quickly reveal that the past decade in Ukraine has witnessed a series of […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Road Race

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It’s time to dust off your running shoes and start training for the 45th annual Mattapoisett Road Race, which will start at Shipyard Park at 9:00 am on July 4. The 5-mile course is mostly shaded and winds through the village of Mattapoisett, around Ned’s Point lighthouse and back to Shipyard Park. There are cheering […] Read more »

The Hope Factory

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On Sunday, May 3, Tabor Academy, through the efforts of senior Samantha Davis, will stage an event, called The Hope Factory, to help make the lives of hospitalized children a bit brighter. The community is invited to join the Message of Hope Foundation and Tabor Academy and enjoy an afternoon of food, fun activities for […] Read more »

Healthy Kids Day

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On Saturday, April 25, YMCA Southcoast is holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active at the Fall River YMCA, Gleason Family YMCA in Wareham, and the New Bedford YMCA. YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day®, the Y’s national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families, […] Read more »

ORR Seniors Upcoming Event Schedule

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The following schedule is provided to help you plan for the end of year activities for seniors. Monday, May 11: Locker clean-out/inspection day for seniors during homeroom. Homeroom will be extended for five minutes. Thursday, May 14: Senior Breakfast; first block; location Marion VFW. All seniors will be in Block 2 classes. Teachers: If a […] Read more »

RLT to Hold Electronics Recycling Event

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The RLT will hold an Electronics Recycling Event in conjunction with the Woman’s Club at the Town Hall Annex parking lot, 37 Marion Road on Saturday, April 25 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. There will be a $15 charge for TVs and $5 charge for monitors, but all other household items, computers, computer components, […] Read more »

Free Movie: Last Tuesday of the Month

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The Judge (R, 2hr. 22min.) is being shown at the Mattapoisett CoA Senior Center, Center School, 17 Barstow St., on Tuesday, April 28 at 12:00 noon. The free movie is sponsored by the Friends of the Mattapoisett CoA. The Judge is a film about a big city lawyer, Hank Palmer, who returns to his childhood […] Read more »