Learn to Quahog in Marion with the BBC

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Join the Buzzards Bay Coalition at Silvershell Beach (end of Front Street in Marion) on Saturday, September 20 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for a fun, free program to learn to dig your own quahogs from Buzzards Bay. Experts with the Coalition will teach you the basics of local quahogging — what you need, […] Read more »

‘Race to Nowhere’ Viewing

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The film Race to Nowhere is considered one of the top documentary films on American education and calls us to challenge our current thinking about how we prepare our children for success. Come see this film with the Tri-Town community on Wednesday, September 24 at the Old Rochester Regional High School Auditorium. Doors open at […] Read more »

Tinkhamtown Artists Show

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The Mattapoisett Area Artists will present a gallery show at Tinkhamtown on September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 and 28, from noon until 6:00 pm. Artist Open House reception is September 12 from 7:00 until 9:00 pm. Tinkham Chapel was established in 1890. The show will be next door at 188 Acushnet Road, in Mattapoisett. […] Read more »

Marion Recycling Bins

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Everyone knows that recycling is good. It preserves natural resources, saves money, creates jobs and saves energy. When the proper infrastructure is in place, recycling can be easy and convenient, both earth-friendly and people-friendly, too. While a curbside recycling program has long been in effect for Marion homes, a new program will facilitate eco-friendly practices […] Read more »

Bike Path Hearing

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A public hearing with Massachusetts Department of Transportation is scheduled for September 25 at 7:00 pm at Old Hammondtown School. All are welcome. For people who cannot attend, Friends of Mattapoisett Bike Path are holding an informational meeting and letter writing opportunity on Wednesday, September 10 at the Inn on Shipyard Park beginning at 7:00 […] Read more »

Machacam Club

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The Machacam Club will hold its October meeting on October 1 at the Legion Hall, 3 Depot Street. Social time is 5:30 pm, with dinner at 6:00pm. Our special guest will be Seth Mendell, who will be departing the next day to return to Florida for the winter. As this year is the 100th anniversary […] Read more »

September Programs at Plumb Library

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For their September book, “Just the Facts”, the nonfiction book discussion group, will be reading Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us by Michael Moss. In the spring of 1999, the heads of the world’s largest processed-food companies – from Coca-Cola to Nabisco – gathered at Pillsbury headquarters for a secret meeting. On […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Cub Scouts

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Once again we will be kicking off the Cub Scout year in Mattapoisett on Thursday September 18, starting promptly at 6:15 pm.  It will be held in the Church Hall of the Mattapoisett Congregational Church.  We encourage all boys from first to fifth grade to come see what we are all about, join in a […] Read more »

“Books ‘n’ More” Sale

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The Friends of Plumb Library will be holding their annual “Books ‘n’ More” Sale on Saturday, September 6 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the First Congregational Church Fellowship Hall at 11 Constitution Way, Rochester. The Friends Preview sale will take place on Friday, September 5 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Church […] Read more »

Call For Artists

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New Bedford Open Studio (NBOS) has a great deal to celebrate after ten years of providing exciting city-wide open studio events. What started out as a holiday studio sale at 21 Cove Street has grown into multiple open studio dates each year. Throughout the year, NBOS members are involved with many creative endeavors throughout New […] Read more »