Showstoppers’ Performing Arts Camp

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Registrations are now being accepted for Showstoppers’ 10th Annual Performing Arts Camp for boys and girls in grades 2-8, April 21 – 25, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm daily, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Rt. 6 in Mattapoisett. A musical theater showcase will be presented to the public at 7:00 pm on Saturday, April […] Read more »

Sippican Choral Society

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The Sippican Choral Society and the Sippican Chamber Choir will present their Annual Spring concert on Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26 at 8:00 pm at St. Gabriel’s Church, 124 Front Street, Marion. Directed by Brian Rodericks, the concert is titled “Music of the Mountains”, and features folk songs and hymns of the Appalachians. […] Read more »

Marion Fireworks Beach Party

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The Marion Fireworks Committee is hosting the Second Annual Beach Party on Saturday, April 5 from 7:00 – 11:00 pm at the Marion Music Hall, 164 Front Street. There will be a cash bar by Top of the Hill Liquors, hors d’oeuvres, music by Michael Rock of Fun107, and auction items. Some of the amazing […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Special Trees

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The Mattapoisett Town Tree Committee is collecting stories of special trees in our town. They need not be old; they need not be beautifully shaped or big. They might be in your back yard or at a playground or along a river. Did you celebrate its blooming with a party? One special tree lives at […] Read more »

Classic Film Friday: Easter Parade

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On Friday, April 4 at 7:00 pm, the public is invited to the Marion Music Hall for its Classic Film Friday Presentation: Easter Parade. The event is co-sponsored by the Sippican Historical Society and the Marion Council on Aging, and is offered to the public, free of charge.            Easter Parade is a 1948 musical, […] Read more »

A Night of Jazz

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If you are ready for the spring thaw, then come to the Old Rochester Regional High School Auditorium on Wednesday April 16 at 7:00 pm for light refreshments and to join us for a toasty Night of Jazz. This concert is presented by the ORR High School and Junior High Music Departments, under the direction […] Read more »

Discover Vernal Pools with the MLT

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Mattapoisett is fortunate to have a large number of vernal pools, vital breeding habitats for resident amphibians and invertebrates such as wood frogs, spotted and blue-spotted salamanders, and fairy shrimp. The MLT is once again offering an introduction to vernal pools and instruction on how to certify them through a workshop and field trip. The […] Read more »

Sippican Lands Trust Annual Meeting

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The Sippican Lands Trust invites the public to attend an open annual meeting on Thursday April 10 at 5:30 pm. It will be held at the SLT office located at 354 Front Street, Marion next to Uncle Jon’s coffee. There will be a brief business meeting followed by a presentation by local, climate expert Dr. […] Read more »

Plumb Library News

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“Just the Facts” the nonfiction book discussion group, will be reading Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder, by Richard Louv. “I like to play indoors better ’cause that’s where all the electrical outlets are,” reports a fourth-grader. Never before in history have children been so plugged in and so out […] Read more »

Special Lecture Presentation

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Are books dead? Are libraries obsolete? The public is invited to the Marion Music Hall, 164 Front Street, at 7:00 pm on Friday, March 28 as Dr. Robert Darnton addresses these important questions, and discusses his theories about what can and should become of traditional libraries and books in our digital future. A part-time Marion […] Read more »