Friends of Mattapoisett Bike Path

There will be a Friends of Bike Path meeting at the Mattapoisett Library on August 8 at 6:30 pm in the downstairs Meeting Room. Funding is in place for construction to start early next year. Come learn how you can help with initiatives that look forward to Phase 2: the Tour de Crème, the “Marion […] Read more »

Rochester Country Fair

The 18th Annual Rochester Country Fair will take place Friday, August 18 through Sunday, August 20. The Fair Committee has worked diligently to move several of our headline events around to provide family-friendly entertainment for all. We are excited to announce a few changes and additions: – Sharpen your chainsaws. The Woodsman Show will now […] Read more »

Arbor and Hiroshima Day Ceremony

A ceremony will be held at 11:00 am on August 6 at the Dexter Lane Ballfield (55 Dexter Lane, Rochester) to celebrate the gift and planting of a ginkgo tree sapling from a tree that survived the bombing of Hiroshima, Japan. August 6 is the 72nd anniversary of the bombing. Rochester is a Tree City […] Read more »

The History and Care of Costume Jewelry

Come to the Mattapoisett Free Public Library for a fascinating free presentation by Marie Rottler on costume jewelry. Did you know? Costume jewelry can be made of almost anything, including wood, plastic, beads, shell, lava, glass, sterling silver plated with gold, and human hair, but not precious stones. Learn about all your baubles & beads […] Read more »

133rd Summer Season at St. Philip’s

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, next to the Town Beach in Mattapoisett, continues their long tradition of visiting clergy from Massachusetts and beyond. Services using the 1928 Book of Common Prayer are conducted at 8:00 am and 10:00 am each Sunday through Labor Day weekend. The Rev. Robert Malm, Rector, Grace Church, Alexandria, VA officiates on […] Read more »

RLT Full Moon Kayak Event

The Rochester Land Trust will be holding what will be its third annual Full Moon Kayak Paddle on Sunday, August 6 at Mary’s Pond. Plan to be there for a 7:30 pm launch with sunset at 7:57 and the moon rising at 7:18. Put in will be at the State car top launch on Perry’s […] Read more »

Marion COA Lunch and Lecture Series

The Lunch and Lecture series returns to the Marion Council on Aging on Monday, July 31 at the Benjamin D. Cushing Community Center, 465 Mill Street, Marion. Seniors from all areas are invited to attend but you must RSVP to 508-748-3570. Lunch (chicken, mashed potatoes, vegetable and sugar cookies) will be served at 11:30 am […] Read more »

Miss Massachusetts Scholarship Program

The Miss Massachusetts Scholarship Program will be hosting a Miss America Send-off party for Mattapoisett resident, Jillian Zucco, on Friday, August 11 from 6:30 – 11:30 pm at the Century House in Acushnet. Zucco, who was crowned Miss Massachusetts on July 1, will be heading to Atlantic City the last week of August to prepare […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Library Hosts Bridge Benefit

The Elizabeth Taber Library’s Bridge Benefit Committee cordially invites you to participate in a duplicate bridge game with Director Alan Hudson on Friday, August 4 at the Marion Music Hall. The committee, which consists of C.C. Dyer, Kathy Feeney, Andy Kotsatos, Susan Mead, Libby O’Neill, Kathy Reed and Meg Steinberg, has been working diligently to […] Read more »

Friends of the MFPL Jewelry Sale

Gather up your bangles, baubles and bows, and donate them to the Friends of the Mattapoisett Library for their Summer Jewelry and Accessory Sale. Donations of jewelry (even broken items), beads, single earrings, scarves, hats, and purses can be left at the library’s circulation desk during business hours prior to August 11. The sale opens […] Read more »