St. Rose of Lima Chicken Barbecue


The Saint Rose of Lima Church in Rochester will hold their 53rd Chicken Barbecue on Sunday, June 26 beginning at noon. Plan on a day of family fun beginning with St. Rose of Lima’s tasty and ever-popular chicken dinner prepared on their open barbecue pit. The menu includes half a chicken with cranberry sauce, peas […] Read more »

Summer Fun for All Ages at the MFPL


“On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!” This summer is all about being active, both mentally and physically, at the Mattapoisett Library. A full program of children’s activities and events have been planned for babies through teens. Adult summer reading activities have also been scheduled, including Library Bingo with prizes and a drawing for a large […] Read more »

A Celebration of the Sea


The Tri-County Symphonic Band, under the direction of Philip Sanborn, will present its 14th Annual Benefit Pops Concert entitled “A Celebration of the Sea” on Sunday, June 12. The Social Hour & Raffle will begin at 2:00 pm and the Concert, Cupcakes and Coffee will begin at 3:00 pm in the Grand Tent at the […] Read more »

Gear Up For Summer & Celebrate Science


Bring out the scientist, engineer, mathematician or techie in you. Please join us at the Plumb Library in Rochester for a fun-filled week. All activities are hands-on and meant for children from ages 3-6 (and their grown-ups). Families will work together to conduct simple and fun STEM activities. All groups will be held at Plumb […] Read more »

From Horse Drawn to Horseless Carriage


Rochester Historical Society presents “From Horse Drawn to Horseless Carriage” with Richard Cutler. Richard Cutler, Trustee of the Horseless Carriage Education Institute, will present the program at the Rochester Historical Society on Wednesday, June 15 at 7:00 pm at the East Rochester Church/Museum, 355 County Road. Not long after the time of the American Civil […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Town Beach Opening Day


Mattapoisett Town Beach Opening Day will be held on Saturday, June 25 from 12:00 – 3:00 pm. Join us for games, crafts, face painting and an Ice Cream Sundae Party. This will be a fun afternoon for the whole family. Rain date is Sunday, June 26 from 12:00 – 3:00 pm. For more information, contact […] Read more »

Group Tour of the New Bedford Whaling Museum


The Mattapoisett Free Public Library is coordinating a Guided Group Tour of the New Bedford Whaling Museum on Friday, June 24 at 1:00 pm. Come join us to see and experience the Museum and its new exhibits since its new expansion. Group rates apply which are $13/person. The group will meet in the Museum lobby […] Read more »

The Finest Hours


Michael Tougias will present a talk and slide show on his book, and recently released movie, The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Most Daring Sea Rescue, and his newest book, So Close to Home, on Friday, July 8 from 7:00 until 9:00 pm in the Media Center of the Old […] Read more »

Marion COA to Offer Free Summer Exercise Class


Every Wednesday, the Marion Council on Aging will offer a free group exercise class from 10:30 to 11:30 am at the Marion Music Hall, Front Street. The class – Strength and Conditioning with personal trainer Larry Bigos – is designed to strengthen your core and improve flexibility and posture. This program is for those seeking […] Read more »

Regain Drug Addiction Support Group


The Regain Drug Addiction Support Group is a faith-based group that focuses on sharing, understanding, education, love and compassion to assist individuals and families seeking to regain what has been lost through a loved ones drug addiction. Beginning on Tuesday, June 7, the group will meet every first and third Tuesday of the month from […] Read more »