Whaling Museum for Moby-Dick Marathon

It is time for the yearly migration to the New Bedford Whaling Museum. January 6-8 will mark the 21st annual Moby-Dick Marathon at the Museum. The event summons readers and enthusiasts around the globe – from the world’s most obsessive literary aficionados, to local school children and everyone in between. Participants will travel back in […] Read more »

MAC Art and Theater Classes

The Marion Art Center is now accepting registrations for the following children’s art and theater classes for Winter 2017: Little People’s Theater (ages 5-8): Tuesdays from 4:30 to 5:30 pm; January 10 – February 14 (6 weeks); Instructor: Linda Landry. Tuition is $80 for MAC members* and $95 for non-members. Minimum of 5 students required […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Library News

LEGOs Abound: Each Saturday at 1:00 pm, the LEGO table and thousands of LEGOs are available for play and design. Stop in and meet the weekly challenge! Photos will be taken of everyone’s creation. For youth of all ages. Enjoying a Quiet Holiday? Books for Everyone! Dozens of new fiction, non-fiction, and audiobooks are available […] Read more »

Holiday Meals

Rochester Boy Scout Troop 31 joined forces this past Sunday to help the Rochester Lions Club package Holiday Meals for local families in need at the Rochester Council on Aging. The Rochester Lions Club works hard each year through local fundraising efforts to provide annual services and holiday meals (at Thanksgiving and Christmas) to local […] Read more »

Toys For Tots Program

On December 14, the Community Service Learning Program and National Honor Society at ORR High School teamed up with the Marion, Mattapoisett, and Rochester Police Departments to collect donations for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots Program. Residents from all three towns donated toys throughout the morning, and three police cruisers were filled […] Read more »

Marion Art Center Members Show

The Marion Art Center will kick off its 2017 Gallery Season with the Annual Winter Members Show, which will run from Friday, January 13 through Thursday, February 9. All members in good standing of the Marion Art Center are invited to submit three pieces to be included in the non-juried exhibition. All pieces must be […] Read more »

Marion Recreation Musical Theater Program

Come join in on the fun of learning how to take part in a musical theater performance! Marion Recreation is now accepting registrations for its Winter Musical Theater Program. Participants will learn the basics of putting together a real-life theater production. In this class, boys and girls will prepare for a role in the musical […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Library Lights Up for the Holiday Stroll

Everyone is welcome to the library on Saturday, December 10 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm to celebrate the season with a variety of holiday activities. For children, there will be a special gingerbread story time at 1:00 pm with Mrs. Burke, followed by a craft. Adults and teens will be decorating ornaments with baubles and […] Read more »

Rochester Road Race Donation

The Rochester Road Race would like to thank the 152 registered runners and walkers who participated in the 10th Annual Rochester Road Race for helping to ensure that fewer local families go hungry this holiday season. These participants, along with race sponsor Cape Cod 5, enabled more families to put food on their table this […] Read more »

Thoughts on Holiday Greetings

In the spirit of the holiday season when friends and relatives share greetings, I thought it fitting to share an experience of mine that happened some years ago. The card arrived just about this time every year. It was always a traditional card with holly or poinsettias. It always contained a nicely written note, usually […] Read more »