Christmas Day Swim to Benefit HHH

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Helping Hands and Hooves (HHH) will host the 14th annual Christmas Day Swim at 11:00 am at the Mattapoisett Town Beach. We love to welcome back friends who have been coming for years as well as introduce a new family tradition to new friends of HHH. Each swimmer is asked to give a donation of […] Read more »

SouthCoast Children’s Chorus


SouthCoast Children’s Chorus who performed with the Sippican Choral Society in their 50th Anniversary Christmas Concert. This took place on Friday Dec 6 at the Wickenden Chapel, Tabor Academy Marion. Photo by Faith Ball   Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club


The Mattapoisett Woman’s Club wishes one and all Happy Holidays, Season’s Greetings and Merry Christmas. For almost 75 years, this organization’s members have met to work toward goals of scholarship, education, philanthropy and civic involvement. We’ve welcomed new members, cherished new and old friendships, and helped realize changes in our community. We hope you will […] Read more »

Thar She Blows


On December 2, a small, curious humpback whale surfaced in Marion between Nye’s Wharf and Ram Island. Long-time residents of the town couldn’t remember a prior whale sighting. The animal looked to be about 20 feet long. Marion resident Michael Moore guessed from its size that the whale was young — and a sight that […] Read more »

Showstoppers to Offer One Last Holiday Concert


The Showstoppers singing troupe is offering one last performance of their 2015 Christmas Concert on Sunday, December 27 at 1:00 pm at the Music Hall at 164 Front Street in Marion. The show will include traditional and non-traditional selections performed by this talented troupe of local singers and special guests. The show is sure to […] Read more »

Date Change for December Open Table


December’s date for Open Table is Friday, December 18 at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church and you are invited! As always, something delicious and nutritious is on the menu and we look forward to serving you. There is no charge, although donations are gratefully accepted. Doors open at 4:30 pm, and the meal will be served […] Read more »

Police Brotherhood JRI Christmas Present Drive


During the holiday season, the Marion Police Brotherhood provides an opportunity for children of the community to meet face to face with Santa. The Marion Police Brotherhood provides this free of charge to all families alike. The event, which ran from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on December 5 at the Marion Music Hall, provided […] Read more »

Marion Council on Aging Events


The Fifth Annual Marion Police Brotherhood Holiday Dinner will be held at the Marion Music Hall on Saturday, December 19. Doors open at 11:30 am; dinner will be served at noon. Open to Marion residents who may bring one guest. Admission is free. RSVP to Marion Council on Aging at 508 748-3570 by December 15. […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Library Upcoming Programs

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Afternoon Book Club: Please join us for a delightful afternoon book discussion on Tuesday, December 15 at 2:00 pm. We will discuss Being Mortal by Atul Gawande. Please stop into the Elizabeth Taber Library today to register and reserve a copy of the monthly book. Story Time for Children: Join the three grandmothers for a […] Read more »

Adult Learners Thrive at the Mattapoisett Library


Adults who need to improve their reading and writing or learn more technical skills can now take advantage of free tutoring at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library. As part of an adult literacy program called A.L.L. (Adults Learn at the Library), tutors have been trained to provide free educational support for English language learning, basic […] Read more »