Medicare And Prescription Advantage

From $0 to $48 a month, just like that! This is what someone just realized they would have had to pay with the changes to their stand-alone drug plan. Luckily, that person was able to find a better plan to keep their costs down. How? They met with a SHINE counselor at the COA, and […] Read more »

Dementia/Alzheimer’s Effective Communication

Do you know someone experiencing dementia or Alzheimer’s? Changes in communication and relationships can be challenging and sometimes frustrating. Learn effective communication strategies. Communication is more than talking and listening; it is a way to express who we are and how we relate to each other. This workshop will explore communication changes throughout the course […] Read more »

Climate Change and You

The Plumb Library, in partnership with the Elizabeth Taber Library in Marion and the Mattapoisett Free Public Library, presents the third in the Community Engagement Series, “Climate Change and You” on Tuesday, October 24 at 6:30 pm at the Joseph H. Plumb Memorial Library, 17 Constitution Way, Rochester. Join a discussion of local effects of […] Read more »

The Great Hamilton

The public is invited to the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Sunday, October 29 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm to hear New England native Charles W. Stockbridge present a free short lecture on Alexander Hamilton followed by his abbreviated performance from a play he wrote on Alexander Hamilton entitled “The Great Hamilton.” Learn about […] Read more »

Ticks Are Here to Stay and Multiplying

Did you know that ticks are active the entire year? Have you read about the Lone Star Tick as well as the other ticks? On Saturday, November 4 at 10:30 am at the Mattapoisett Library Meeting Room, Entomologist Blake Dinius, who was recently hired by Plymouth County, will talk about ticks in the South Coast. […] Read more »

Driver Safety Course

On Thursday, November 9 from 10:00 am to 3:00: pm, the Mattapoisett COA is hosting the AARP Driver Safety Course for licensed drivers of any age. Pre-registration is required no later than November 7 at noon. Why take a driver safety course? Because driving has changed since you first got your license, and doing so […] Read more »

Fall Learn to Skate

Gateway Youth Hockey will be conducting its Fall Learn to Skate/Learn to Play Session 2 starting on Sunday, November 5. Cost is $99 and will be located at Tabor Academy in Marion. The Session will run Sundays 10:00 -11:00 am from 11/5 to 11/19, 12/3 to 12/17, and 1/7 to 1/14). Participants will learn the […] Read more »

Tri-County Symphonic Band

The Tri-County Symphonic Band, under the direction of Philip Sanborn, will begin its 56th season with a program entitled “Cowboys, Giants and Patriots” on Sunday, October 22 at 3:00 pm in the Fireman Performing Arts Center at Hoyt Hall on the campus of Tabor Academy, 235 Front Street, Marion. Euphonium virtuoso Adam Frey will be […] Read more »

Salty’s Silvery Moon Soiree

Join the Mattapoisett Land Trust on Saturday, October 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm for our annual Soiree at Dunseith Gardens, home of Salty the Seahorse. There will be music, storytelling by Big Ryan of Big Ryan’s Tall Tales, and a fire to make your own s’mores. This is a free event, open to the […] Read more »

Women’s Guild Christmas Fair

The First Congregational Church of Rochester Women’s Guild will hold its annual Christmas fair on Saturday, November 4 from 9:00 am until 2:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall at the Church on 11 Constitution Way, Rochester. There will be many tables with handmade items, silent auction, baked goods, jewelry, plants, hand carved birds, quilted items, […] Read more »