Movie at Shipyard Park


Old Rochester Regional High School and the Mattapoisett Lions Club are proud to present the powerful, must-see movie Selma (PG-13). This movie explores the Selma to Montgomery, Alabama voting rights marches. You will see a heartfelt presentation of American history that will hopefully have your children asking many important questions. Invite your family and friends […] Read more »

Marion Master Plan Forum

Marion Town House

The Town of Marion is updating its Master Plan (MP), a document that will guide the Town’s evolution through the coming decade and beyond. Community input is essential for producing a valuable, constructive MP. All interested in having a “voice” should plan to attend the Public Forum on Saturday, August 1 at 9:00 am in […] Read more »

Gardens By The Sea


St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church’s 13th annual Gardens By The Sea tour and luncheon is scheduled for July 10 from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm (rain or shine). Walking tour steps off at the Capt. Hadley House, corner of Route 6 and Front Street, Marion. Garden tour tickets are available for $20 at The Bookstall, Marion […] Read more »

Free Movie: Last Tuesday of the Month


St.Vincent (PG-13, 1hr. 42min.) will be shown at the Mattapoisett CoA Senior Center, Center School, 17 Barstow St., on Tuesday, June 30 at 12:00 noon. The free movie is sponsored by the Friends of the Mattapoisett CoA. In St.Vincent, a single mother moves into a new home in Brooklyn with her 12-year old son, Oliver. […] Read more »

SHS Antiques Appraisal Fundraiser


On Saturday, June 27 at the Marion Music Hall, the Sippican Historical Society will sponsor an antiques appraisal fundraiser from 9:00 am until noon. Appraisals will be offered for a fee of $5 per item, with a limit of five items per person. Appointments are available, and walk-ins are also welcome. Oversized items can be […] Read more »

Ring Dem Bells!!


On Sunday, June 21 at 7:00 pm, two handbell choirs from St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church of Annandale, Virginia will perform at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church. Approximately 40 junior and senior high school students from six schools in northern Virginia will ring seven octaves of Schulmerich handbells and seven octaves of Malmark choirchimes. Their repertoire […] Read more »

Summer Teen Dances


The Mattapoisett Track Club is once again sponsoring summer teen dances on Holmes Wharf in Mattapoisett. Dances will be every Thursday night, with the first dance on Thursday, June 25 and the last scheduled for August 27, between the hours of 7:30 and 10:30 pm. Admission is limited to students who are entering the junior […] Read more »

Noted Organ Recitalist to Perform


Noted organist Barry Turley will give an organ recital on the historic George S. Hutchings organ in the First Congregational Church in Marion, Massachusetts, at 4:00 pm on Sunday, June 28. His program will include works by J.S. Bach, Vivaldi, Mendelssohn, and American composers William Selby, Henry Dunham, and Daniel Pinkham. Dr. Turley, organist at […] Read more »

Antiques Appraisal Fundraiser


On Saturday, June 27 at the Marion Music Hall, the Sippican Historical Society will sponsor an antiques appraisal fundraiser from 9:00 am until noon. Frank McNamee of Marion Antiques will offer expert appraisals of such items as paintings, silver, furniture, rugs, books, historical documents, glass, china and nautical items. Mr. McNamee’s assistant, Jim Gahan, estate […] Read more »

Saint Rose of Lima Chicken Barbecue


The St. Rose of Lima Church in Rochester will hold their 52nd Chicken Barbecue on Sunday, June 28 beginning at noon. Plan on a day of family fun beginning with St. Rose of Lima’s tasty and popular chicken dinner prepared on their open barbecue pits. The menu includes half a chicken with cranberry sauce, peas, […] Read more »