Salute to John Williams and the Boston Pops


On Friday, August 29, the Marion Concert Band will close its 2014 season with a concert featuring the music of film composer John Williams and the Boston Pops Orchestra. The program, which includes several pieces frequently performed by the Pops, is as follows: “Bombasto” by O. R. Farrar “Poet & Peasant Overture” by F. von […] Read more »

Free Movie: Last Tuesday of the Month


Nebraska (PG-13, 1 hr. 55 min.) is playing at the Mattapoisett Senior Center, Center School, Barstow St., on Tuesday, August 26 at 12:00 noon. Sponsored by the Friends of the Mattapoisett Council on Aging (formally known as the Friends of the Elderly), the movie is free. You get two pizza slices for only $2 prepaid. […] Read more »

MPOA Charity Golf Tournament


The Mattapoisett Police Officer’s Association Charity Golf Tournament will be held at the Allendale Country Club, 1047 Allen St. Dartmouth, on October 6 at 8:30 am. Entry Price is $125 per person, $500 Foursome and the entry deadline is September 29. Registration fee includes: 18 holes of traditional scramble golf format, golf cart fee, awards […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Tavern and Shipyard Owner


Join the Mattapoisett Historical Society and Seth Mendell on Sunday, August 31 at 5:00 pm at the Gazebo in Shipyard Park as he details the life and achievements of one of Mattapoisett’s most prominent and fascinating individuals: Joseph Meigs. Born in 1776, Joseph Meigs became a master carpenter in the shipyards at the turn of […] Read more »

Marion Recreation Fall Dance Classes


Marion Recreation Fall Dance classes are open for registration. Once again, Hip Hop and Musical Theatre are being offered. This session’s Musical Theatre Class will be Mary Poppins. Classes begin on Wednesday, October 8 and run until Wednesday, December 3 (no classes on November 26). Musical Theatre is 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm and Hip […] Read more »

Marion Town Party


The Marion Recreation Department, in conjunction with the Marion Firefighters Association, once again is proud to announce the date for the Marion Town Party. The event will be held on Saturday, August 23 (rain date: Sunday, August 24). The party will take place at its traditional location on Spring Street in front of the Marion […] Read more »

End of Season Movies In The Park


The Mattapoisett Lions Club is again sponsoring Movies in the Park at beautiful Shipyard Park on Mattapoisett Harbor. The movies are free to the public and begin at sunset. Snacks will be available for purchase with proceeds going to various Lions Charities. On Friday, August 29, The Lego Movie will be shown thanks to a […] Read more »

A Latin-American Festival


The Marion Concert Band will present a concert of Latin-American music on Friday, August 22. To add to the festive atmosphere of the evening, the audience is invited to wear tropical or Latin-American attire. The program, which includes a trombone soloist, is as follows: “La Bonita” (Spanish March) “Mexican Overture” by M. J. Isaac “Montego […] Read more »

Digging for Buried Treasure


The August 20 meeting of the Rochester Historical Society will feature Metal Detecting by Bob St. Onge and Tom Smith of the Gateway Treasure Hunters Club of Wareham. A demonstration of proper methods of using a metal detector to find buried treasure will begin at 6:30 pm at the East Rochester Church/Museum, 355 County Rd. […] Read more »

SHS Musical Matinees


This August, beat the mid-day heat with Sippican Historical Society’s Musical Matinees. On Tuesday, August 19, Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Ann Miller and Betty Garrett light up the screen in the 1949 musical, On the Town. In the film, three sailors on a day of shore leave in New York City look for fun and […] Read more »