RLT to Hold Electronics Recycling Event

The Rochester Land Trust, in conjunction with The Rochester Women’s Club’s Earth Day Cleanup, is holding an Electronics Recycling Event on Saturday, April 22 (the real Earth Day!) from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Women’s Club, 37 Marion Road in Rochester. This is event is open to all, Rochester and non-Rochester residents alike. […] Read more »

Hammond Quarry Walk

Join the Mattapoisett Land Trust (MLT) for a guided walk to the Hammond Quarry on Sunday Hammond Quarry Walk to be held on Sunday, April 23, at 1:00 pm. This former granite quarry was once an important part of the Town’s history and early industry. Owned primarily by the Hammond family, the quarry operated from […] Read more »

Free Women’s Self-defense Course

Mattapoisett Recreation will be hosting a self-defense techniques class on Wednesday, May 10 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm at Center School Gymnasium in Mattapoisett. The class is F.A.S.T.T. – E.S.C.A.P.E., which stands for Fast Aggressive Strikes Targeting Trauma – Every Second Counts, Avoid Pre-attack Encounters. This realistic training session was developed by Major Dwayne Fortes. […] Read more »

New Bedford Harbor Sea Chantey Chorus

It will be a free afternoon performance of salty songs at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Sunday, April 30, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm as the New Bedford Harbor Sea Chantey Chorus come to perform a sing-song. Formed in 2000 under the direction of Tom Goux, the 25 plus voice chorus presents a repertoire […] Read more »

April Programs at Plumb Library

For their April book, “Just the Facts” Nonfiction Book Discussion Group will be reading Silent Spring by Rachel Carson. Rarely does a single book alter the course of history, but Silent Spring did just that. The outcry that followed its publication in 1962 forced the banning of DDT and spurred the environmental movement. It is […] Read more »

Mattapoisett’s Annual Candidates’ Meet and Greet

The League of Women Voters of Marion, Mattapoisett, and Rochester will be hosting Mattapoisett’s Annual Candidates’ Meet and Greet and Town Warrant Review on Sunday, April 23 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at the Mattapoisett Free Library. Attending candidates will be given time to formally introduce themselves as well as talk about their reasons for […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey Golf Classic

The 6th Annual Gateway Youth Hockey Golf Classic is scheduled for June 10 at Little Harbor Country Club in Wareham. We are looking for golfers, sponsors, donations and volunteers. This is our largest fundraiser of the year and helps to keep hockey costs as low as they are. Registration is recommended in advance, although we […] Read more »

Nemasket Group 5K Walk/Run

The Nemasket Group 5K Walk/Run will be held on Sunday, May 7. The race begins and ends at Fort Phoenix in Fairhaven. Dust off your sneakers and join us for a morning of fun as we wind through Fairhaven Village for a great cause. Coming together as a community and making new friends while raising […] Read more »

Rochester Historical Society Meeting

David and Raymond St. Jacques, owners of the Hayden Manufacturing Company in W. Wareham, will be the speakers at the April meeting on Wednesday, April 19, at 7:00 pm at our Church/Museum at 355 County Road in Rochester. The Hayden Mfg. Co. has been supplying the cranberry industry since 1892. It has been family owned […] Read more »

Dixie Diehards Go to War Concert

On Saturday May 6 at 7:30 pm, the Marion Art Center will feature the Dixie Diehards Jazz Band in a Dixie Diehards Go to War concert. The event will mark the 10th anniversary of the talented group performing at the Marion Art Center. In honor of the centennial of the United States’ entry into World […] Read more »