Mattapoisett Library Helps Kids Cozy Up


Add a little joy to someone’s life this season when you go shopping! Library patrons in Mattapoisett are helping the children of women served by The Women’s Center to stay warm and entertained this winter. Everyone is encouraged to bring in new pajamas for babies and children along with a new book for the children […] Read more »

Friends of ORR Swimming Wreath Sale


Friends of Old Rochester Swimming is holding a holiday wreath fundraiser to help raise money for the ORR Swim Team. Please help make our holiday fundraiser a huge success! Help support the ORR swim team by asking your family, friends, and neighbors to purchase their fresh holiday wreaths from F.O.R.S. ORR Swimmers have the order […] Read more »

Tickets for Seniors


The Marion Council on Aging has tickets available to the yearly ORR Thanksgiving dinner. The event will be held on November 23. Doors open at 11:15 am and dinner is served at noon by the students. Call the COA if you need a ride. Meals will be delivered to home-bound elders. Read more »

Cecil Clark Davis: A Self Portrait


A limited edition of a new book is being printed and will be available for sale at the Marion Art Center on November 21. Cecil Clark Davis: A Self Portrait (1877-1955) was conceived by Wendy Todd Bidstrup with design consultation by Barbara Gee. It is an inspiring, insightful, amusing portrait of a gracious time and […] Read more »

November Programs at Plumb Library


For their November book, “Just the Facts,” the nonfiction book discussion group, will be reading The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Family’s Century of Art and Loss by Edmund de Waal. The Ephrussis were a grand banking family in 19th century Paris and Vienna. Yet, by the end of World War II, almost the only […] Read more »

Marion Rochester Health District Flu Clinics


The Marion Rochester Health District, the Marion Board of Health, and the Rochester Board of Health are pleased to announce seasonal flu clinics for the residents of Marion and Rochester. The flu vaccine will be available as nasal mist for residents between the ages of 2 and 49 years of age and is also available […] Read more »

Rochester Women’s Club


Once again, the Rochester Women’s Club will be selling decorated wreaths for the Holiday Season. Prices range from $25 -$35. Over the years, this has been one of our best fundraising events for the Raymond C. Hartley Scholarship Fund. Fresh evergreen wreaths are decorated in many styles and colors and can be viewed/purchased at the […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Free Public Library News


Knitting Group: The knitters meet each Thursday at the library from 3:00 – 4:30 pm. Beginners and experienced knitters of all ages are welcome. Need some supplies? The group can offer you needles and yarn as well as instruction to get you started. Patterns and instructions are shared among members. Bring your project and have […] Read more »

Yellowstone and its Birds


Explore the interrelationships of the birds, mammals and forests of Yellowstone National Park. Alicia Crabbe has lived at the Lamar Valley Buffalo Ranch for the last two spring/summer seasons. She will share stories of living in a remote part of Yellowstone, observing and living with wildlife while volunteering for the Yellowstone Institute, which is the […] Read more »