Welcome in the New Year at Open Table

Come celebrate the New Year at Open Table! You’re invited for supper on Friday, January 13 at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church! The menu is usually a surprise but it’s bound to be something delicious. There is no charge, although donations are gratefully accepted. At Open Table, it’s all about the food, fun and fellowship. Doors […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Lions Club

Mattapoisett Lions Club will have a dinner meeting at The Masonic Building, 13 Spring Street, Marion, on Wednesday, January 11 at 7:00 pm. This meeting is open to men, women and couples from the Mattapoisett and Marion area interested in community service. Reservations are required, by email to lionsmembership1@gmail.com or call 508-758-2345. Read more »

CHESS for Beginners and Intermediate

Start the new year in the right mindset! Stay sharp, optimize memory improvement, spark your creativity, learn strategy and improve planning and foresight, and exercise both sides of your brain – all by learning and playing Chess, the best sport to exercise the most important organ in our bodies. Your lifelong mental health can certainly […] Read more »

January Activities at the Marion COA

Marion COA Learning & Leisure Lectures for January take place at the Marion Music Hall, 164 Front Street. They are all free and open to the community. Movement is Medicine: January 9, 12:45 pm. Pain is an increasingly significant public health issue, affecting more Americans than cancer, diabetes, and heart disease combined. While pain often […] Read more »

Workshop on Early Speech and Language Development

Many parents wonder about their children’s speech and language development and whether they are on target with other children their age. Sometimes questions and concerns arise about what’s “normal” for their age. The Mattapoisett Library is offering parents, grandparents and child care providers an opportunity to learn more about this important topic on Wednesday, January […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Kindergarten Orientation Meeting

A Parent Orientation Meeting for the parents of all children eligible to enter Kindergarten has been scheduled on Tuesday, January 24 at 6:30 pm in the Cafeteria of Center School. All parents of children eligible to attend Kindergarten are asked to attend this special informational meeting. Any child born before September 1, 2012 is eligible […] Read more »

Taking the Plunge for Special Olympics

The Polar Plunge for Special Olympics MA, organized and hosted by Tabor students, will be on Sunday, January 22 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at Silvershell Beach in Marion. This is one of the major fundraisers for Special Olympics and one of nine plunges occurring around the state. Tabor students are seeking sponsorships from […] Read more »

Tabor Continues Science@Work Lecture Series

On January 12 at 6:30 pm, Michael Retelle, Professor of Geology at Bates College (ME), will share information about Paleo-Climatology through his study of ice cores from the Arctic. Retelle did his undergraduate studies at Salem State College (BS, 1976) prior to working as a field geologist on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline in 1976. He did […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Library Winter Children’s Programs

Winter Lapsit, for children birth through 23 months and their caregivers, begins January 3 and runs through February 28. Each Tuesday morning program begins at 10:30 am and includes a 20 minute “story time” followed by 20 minutes of socializing. One child per “lap,” please! Winter Tales for Twos, for children 24-36 months, begins January […] Read more »

Hammond Quarry Walk Postponed

Join the Mattapoisett Land Trust (MLT) on Saturday, December 31 at 1:00 pm for our second walk to the former granite quarry that was an important part of the Town’s history and early industry. Owned primarily by the Hammond family, the quarry operated from the early 1700s until the early 1900s and produced pink granite […] Read more »