Rochester Artists Host an Art Show and Sale

“The Monday Morning Painters” of the Rochester COA will hold an art show and sale on Saturday, October 14 at the Rochester Senior Center, 67 Dexter Lane, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. A portion of the sales will go to the Friends of the COA. Lunch will be available courtesy of the Friends. The […] Read more »

SHS Classic Film Series

The October Classic Film for the Sippican Historical Society and the Marion Council on Aging is Psycho, which will be shown on Friday, October 13 at 7:00 pm at the Music Hall. This movie directed by Alfred Hitchcock remains one of the best films ever made. It is a movie that will stay with you […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Lions Club Family Fun Festival

The Mattapoisett Lions Club proudly presents the second annual (Free!) Family Fun Festival on Saturday, October 21 from noon to 4:00 at Shipyard Park (rain date is October 22). Bring the family down for hayrides, pin the nose on the pumpkin, coloring station, corn hole toss, pumpkin patch, goody bags, apple cider, hot chocolate and […] Read more »

Learn to Basket Weave at the Marion COA

Join Patty Batson as she leads this two-part basket weaving class on Tuesday, October 10 and Tuesday, October 17 from 9:00 to 11:00 am at the Benjamin D. Cushing Community Center, 465 Mill Street, Marion. We will be working on a wine basket; $25 includes both classes and supplies. Beginners are welcome! Pre-registration is required; […] Read more »

ORYF Cheerleaders Car Wash

The ORYF (Old Rochester Youth Football) Cheerleaders are having a Car Wash Fundraiser and Bake Sale. Come meet them at the Mattapoisett Fire Station on October 14 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Car washes are only $5 and the cheers are free. Read more »

Travel Talk: India

Join the Elizabeth Taber Library on Tuesday evening, October 17, at 6:00 pm as they explore India with Cathy Furtado. As part of a local church fundraising campaign to expand a school in Telangana, India, Cathy Furtado traveled with her church group to India. In addition to meeting the local school community, she also traveled […] Read more »

Pastel Painting Demonstration

Elizabeth Taber Library presents Sarah Brown Pastel Painting Demonstration on Tuesday, October 12 at 4:00 pm. Watch Sarah create a beautiful pastel picture as she explains and demonstrates how to use her special techniques. Sarah began working as an illustrator honing her skills in drawing. She now paints in pastel because of the luscious, saturated […] Read more »

Marion Board of Health Flu Clinic

The faith communities of Community Baptist, First Congregational, St. Gabriel’s, and St. Rita’s are co-sponsoring a flu clinic with the Marion Board of Health on Sunday, October 22 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at the First Congregational Church’s community center meeting room behind the General Store at 144 Front Street, Marion. Please remember to […] Read more »

October Open Table

The Red Sox are in the hunt and the Patriots don’t have to worry about a 16-0 season, thank goodness. We just need to keep Tommy and Gronk healthy and get Edelman and Amendolla off the DL. No worries for Open Table at all! Our next dinner is set for Friday, October 13. Doors open […] Read more »

Tabor Academy Hosts Pulitzer Prize Winning Author

On October 10, Pulitzer Prize winning author Richard Ford will spend the day with Tabor Academy students and faculty, sharing his craft as a visiting author. He will present a formal reading of his work for the Tabor Community and the public at 6:30 pm that evening. The day has been in the works for […] Read more »