From Sea to Shining Sea

The Mattapoisett Free Public Library is very excited to present a free program on Wednesday, June 13from 6:30 – 7:30 pm by author Melinda M. Ponder, who will discuss her new book Katharine Lee Bates: From Sea to Shining Sea. Bates (1859-1929), who grew up in Falmouth, wrote “America the Beautiful,” which was put to […] Read more »

Ready for a Night Out?

The Rochester Historical Society is sponsoring a dance on Saturday,July 14from 7:00 – 11:00 pm at Redmen Hall, 745 Main Street, Wareham (behind Wareham Crossing). Rochester’s DJ Howie will be our DJ playing music from the 60s, 70s, and 80s for your listening and dancing pleasure. Admission is $15 pp and tickets will be available […] Read more »

New England’s General Stores

The Elizabeth Taber Library will host an author talk with Ted Reinstein on Thursday, May 31at 6:30 pm. The general store is literally as old as America itself. It harkens back to a simpler time and a more innocent and rural nation. It conjures a country-like place where kids come in to buy penny candy, […] Read more »

Tabor Blood Drive

Tabor Academy will host a Blood Drive on May 29from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Please participate in Tabor Academy’s spring blood drive for the Kraft Family Blood Donor Center benefitting Dana Farber and Brigham and Women’s Hospital! You will find the Blood Mobile in the parking lot at 242 Front Street, Marion. Drop in […] Read more »

“Frogs at The Bogs” with the BBC

Explore the wetlands and vernal pools at The Bogs (138 Acushnet Road, Mattapoisett) to find frogs on a fun, family-friendly evening walk with the Buzzards Bay Coalition on Friday, May 25at 6:00 pm. During the walk, we’ll listen for the melodic sounds of frogs and use nets and buckets to safely catch a few amphibian […] Read more »

Nasketucket Bird Club

There will be a Nasketucket Bird Club meeting on Thursday, May 24at 7:00 pm Kathleen Shepherd, a Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences student, will give a program on the piping plover. The presentation will start with an introduction to piping plover identification, behaviors, and habitat. She will then explore why they are a species of concern, […] Read more »

Boat Race Supper and Special Raffles

The Rochester Memorial Day Boat Race (RMDBR) Ham and Bean Supper will be held on Saturday, May 26at the Rochester Senior Center, 65 Dexter Lane in Rochester. The supper will be served from 5:00 to 7:00 pm and tickets can be purchased at the door. Adults cost $10 and children under 12 are only $5. […] Read more »

Nature’s Treasures Garden Tour

The Mattapoisett Woman’s Club announces their 2018 biennial garden tour “Nature’s Treasures.” On Saturday, June 30from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, rain or shine, nine beautiful distinctive village, town, and seaside gardens will be showcased. Some are secluded or hidden at first glance, while others are home-styled landscaped, and picturesque others are surrounded by the […] Read more »

Plymouth County Register of Deeds Mattapoisett Office Hours

Plymouth County Register of Deeds John R. Buckley Jr. will hold Office Hours in the Conference Room at Mattapoisett Town Hall located at 16 Main Street on Thursday, May 24from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Register Buckley and members of his staff will be on hand to answer questions about the Plymouth County Registry of […] Read more »

60th Anniversary Music Fest

The Mattapoisett Historical Society is 60 Years Old! We will be celebrating our 60th birthday with an afternoon of music and refreshments on Saturday, May 19from 1:00 – 6:00 pm at 5 Church Street, rain or shine. Stop by or stay all day. May 19 is the actual date the Society was incorporated back in […] Read more »