Mattapoisett YMCA to Host Clam Boil

The Mattapoisett YMCA will host a Clam Boil by the Sea on Saturday, September 21 from 5:30 to 9:30 pm at their 38 Reservation road location. Dinner will be served on the porch overlooking the beautiful Mattapoisett harbor, and proceeds from the event will benefit the Y Cares Annual Fund.

“The Clam Boil by the Sea is one of the Mattapoisett YMCA’s major annual events, and all funds raised from this event are vital to making sure the Y is accessible to all,” according to Joseph Marciszyn, Executive Director of the Mattapoisett YMCA.

The Clam Boil by the Sea is designed to be a community-building event. The Mattapoisett YMCA is the perfect place to bring friends to share lobster and enjoy the seashore. This traditional New England clam boil with be prepared by John Saunders and will include lobster and chowder while overlooking the scenic Mattapoisett Harbor. Local musician Scott Parker is scheduled to play at the event.

The evening will also include tours of the Mattapoisett YMCA, cash bar, and a silent auction featuring an array of items including gift certificates to area restaurants, boutiques and artwork.

Tickets are $65 per person and tables of 10 are available, as well. To register online, or find out more information about the event, visit or call 508-758-4203.

The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits, strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. With five branch sites serving more than 37,000 people, YMCA SouthCoast has been working to meet the needs of our community for over 150 years. The Y engage people of all ages – regardless of age, income, or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Everyone is welcome at the Y and financial assistance is available. For more information about YMCA SouthCoast, visit one of the branches in Mattapoisett, Fall River, New Bedford and Wareham or online at

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