Old Hammondtown School Scholastic Book Fair


Old Hammondtown School in Mattapoisett will hold its fall Scholastic book fair. The fair will be open to the public on Monday, October 3 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm. All sales are tax free and the proceeds benefit the school library. Come to support our school and get a head start on holiday shopping. Read more »

Halloween Festival


Plumb Corner Mall is having their annual Haunted Halloween House and Halloween Festival on October 15 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. There will be Dancing with DJ Howie, Trick or Treating, Haunted House, Costume Contest at 2:00 pm, Arts & Crafts, Reptile Exhibit, The Bubble Guy, and Carnival Games. Read more »

Rochester Women’s Club Hosting NAMI


On Thursday, October 13 at 6:30 pm, the Rochester Women’s Club will host the National Alliance on Mental Illness. NAMI will discuss mental illness and the opioid crises that plague our communities, also recognizing mental illness, what to do if you see it, and how to get help. Please join us for this very informative […] Read more »

St. Gabriel’s Church Rummage Sale


St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church in Marion will hold its Annual Rummage Sale on Saturday, October 15 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Sponsored by the Adult Choir of St. Gabriel’s, the sale will benefit both the music program and St. Gabriel’s outreach and relief efforts. The sale takes place in the Parish Hall of St. […] Read more »

Growing Garlic Workshop


The Elizabeth Taber Library will hold a Growing Garlic Workshop on Tuesday, September 27 at 4:00 pm. Interest in growing garlic has been on the rise for several years. If it is something you’ve wanted to try, this is your chance to pick up some tips from local resident and grower Kristi Marshall. Kristi will […] Read more »

2nd Annual Octopurr Fest Open House


It’s All About the Animals is hosting a fun-filled afternoon for pet lovers of all ages on October 2 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the shelter grounds located at 103 Marion Road, Rochester. “Autumn is a beautiful time of year on the South Coast and offers the ‘purrfect’ opportunity for shelter friends both […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Free Public Library Program


Learn about Community Archaeology in Southeastern Massachusetts at the Mattapoisett Library. All ages are welcome. October is Massachusetts Archaeology Month! Celebrate by coming to the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Wednesday, October 5 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm to hear Craig Chartier, Director & Principal Archaeologist of the Plymouth Archaeological Rediscovery Project, speak about regional […] Read more »

Marion & Rochester Flu Clinics


The Marion & Rochester Boards of Health will sponsor 2016 seasonal flu clinics for all residents. The flu vaccine will be available in the injectable form for all over the age of 6 months and the high dose vaccine for ages 65 years and over. Those attending the flu clinics are reminded to wear a […] Read more »

Kick the Ticks


Ticks carry a host of diseases and are active in spring, summer and fall. Come learn effective and safe methods to protect yourself from tick-borne illness. Following last year’s well-received winter moth workshop, Deborah Smiley, Publications Managing Editor at Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology, will demonstrate practical tools to repel and eliminate ticks. This workshop […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Historical Society’s Annual Meeting

Photo by Anne Kakley

Please join us for the Mattapoisett Historical Society’s Annual Meeting on Sunday, September 25 at 2:00 pm at 5 Church Street, Mattapoisett. After we attend to business including some important strategic thinking, Seth Mendell, President Emeritus, will share some tales about fires in Mattapoisett. If you have questions, please call 508-758-2844, email mattapoisett.museum@verizon.net or check […] Read more »