National Night Out 2015

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On Tuesday, August 4, the Marion, Mattapoisett and Rochester Police Departments will celebrate the annual National Night Out Against Crime. The event will take place on the grounds of the Old Rochester Regional High School from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. We will be joined by the Tri-Town Fire and EMS departments, the Marion Harbormaster Department […] Read more »

Marilyn Monroe Matinée Series

Portrait of American actress Marilyn Monroe (1926 - 1962) as she poses on the patio outside of her home, Hollywood, California, May 1953. (Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)

The public is invited to enjoy Sippican Historical Society and Marion Council on Aging’s summertime collaboration: The Best of Marilyn. Beginning on Tuesday, August 4 and continuing over the following three weeks, the organizations will present a selection of Marilyn Monroe’s most popular and acclaimed films. The selection for Tuesday, August 4 is Gentlemen Prefer […] Read more »

Free Movie: Last Tuesday of the Month

MCFARLAND - 2015 FILM STILL - (L to R):  Damacio Diaz (Jamie Michael Aguero), Jose Cardenas (Johnny Ortiz), Danny Diaz (Ramiro Rodriguez), Victor Puentes (Sergio Avelar), Coach Jim White (Kevin Costner), David Diaz (Rafael Martinez), Thomas Valles (Carlos Pratts) and Johnny Sameniego (Hector Duran) - Photo Credit: Ron Phillips

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McFarland USA (PG, 2hr. 9min.) will be shown at the Mattapoisett CoA Senior Center, Center School, 17 Barstow St., on Tuesday, July 28 at 12:00 noon. The free movie is sponsored by the Friends of the Mattapoisett CoA. McFarland USA is the true against-all-odds story of the 1987 McFarland high school cross country team in […] Read more »

Marion Concert Band

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On Friday, July 24, the Marion Concert Band continues its Friday evening concert series with a program of American popular music. The program, which features a variety of pop styles from the 1920s to 1980s, is as follows: Washington Post March – J. P. Sousa Second American Folk Rhapsody – C. Grundman Concertino for Flute […] Read more »

SLT Free Yoga Class and Storywalk

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Come to a free yoga class on Saturday, July 25 at 9:00 am at the Sippican Lands Trust’s beautiful, waterfront property Brainard Marsh, which is located off of Delano Road in Marion. Kripalu-certified instructor Angela Curry will lead the session. For your own comfort, please remember to bring a yoga mat and water. Bug spray […] Read more »

Annual Super Duper Summer Fair

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Fun for all ages at the First Congregational Church of Marion, the annual Super Duper Summer Fair will be held on Saturday, July 25 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, 28 Main Street, Marion. Bring the children for games, dunk tank, putting green, penny candy and much more. Find furniture, paintings, glassware and more at […] Read more »

Moonlight Kayaking on Leonard’s Pond

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The Rochester Land Trust invites kayakers and canoeists to join them for a Full Moon Adventure on Leonard’s Pond on Saturday, August 1 at 7:00 pm. You need to bring your own kayak/canoe, bring bug spray and a flashlight and wear a life vest. We will put in at the Town’s Kayak/Canoe access lot to […] Read more »

A Bad Year For Tomatoes

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Marion Art Center Players announce their summer production, A Bad Year For Tomatoes by John Patrick, a hilarious comedy in two acts. Directed by Rex McGraw, the show will open on Thursday, August 6 and runs on Friday, August 7, Saturday, August 8, Friday, August 14 and Saturday, August 15. All shows start at 7:30 […] Read more »

MHS Offers Talks and Walks

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Join the Mattapoisett Historical Society on Saturday, July 18 at 2:00 pm for our first Walking Tour of the season. Explore the streets of downtown Mattapoisett, learning about Mattapoisett’s shipbuilding industry through interesting anecdotes. Meet at the Museum at 5 Church Street to start the tour. Tour is free with Museum admission: $5 Adults, $2 […] Read more »

Children’s Fun at the Mattapoisett Historical Society

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Calling all children for some historic fun with the Mattapoisett Historical Society at 5 Church Street! Children are invited to a Tea Party on Thursday, July 16 at 3:00 pm with iced tea, lemonade, treats and games. Children will also create and decorate their own tea party hat to take home. On Thursday, July 23, […] Read more »