Rising Seas: We Need to Prepare


Sea-level rise is a clear symptom of human-caused climate change. But why is it happening and what can we do to prepare for it? Come to an evening discussion with two of our local experts to learn about this increasing threat to our coastal infrastructure and properties. “Marion’s Future: Preparing for Climate Change” will be […] Read more »

Community Blood Drive


Miss SouthCoast, Jillian Zucco, will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross on Monday, June 6 from 1:00 to 6:00 pm at St. Anthony’s Church hall at 22 Barstow Street in Mattapoisett. As a licensed EMT and recent graduate of UMASS Dartmouth’s Nursing program, Ms. Zucco is committed to strengthening our community […] Read more »

Empire on Trial


The Sippican Historical Society will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 9 at 7:00 pm at the Marion Music Hall. Caroline Elkins – Pulitzer Prize recipient, Professor of African History at Harvard University and long-time Marion summer resident – will present a lecture, “Empire on Trial.” Professor Elkins’s first book, Imperial Reckoning: The Untold […] Read more »

Open Table’s Last Supper


Friday, June 10 is the last Open Table for the spring season at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church, so please come. We are taking a break for the summer months of July and August, but we’ll be back in September. The Open Table crew is preparing something extra special and looks forward to seeing you on […] Read more »

MWC 75th Diamond Jubilee Year


In celebration of their 75th Anniversary, the Mattapoisett Woman’s Club announces their 2016 biennial garden tour on Saturday, June 25 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, rain or shine. Join us in viewing six fabulous gardens, along with five points of interest, on display in Bay Club, woodland and village locations. The gardens selected feature […] Read more »

Gardens By The Sea


St. Gabriel’s 14th annual Gardens By The Sea tour and luncheon is scheduled for Friday, June 17 from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm (rain or shine). Tour steps off at the Capt. Hadley House, corner of Route 6 and Front Street in Marion. Garden Tour only tickets are available at The Bookstall, Marion General Store, […] Read more »

Marion Art Center Gallery Opening


The Marion Art Center is pleased to announce the opening of an exhibition of abstract paintings by Susan Strauss and Alison Horvitz. A reception honoring the artists and their guests will be held on Friday, June 3 at the Marion Art Center from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the Cecil Clark Davis Gallery. In addition, […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Historical Society Yard Sale

Photo by Anne Kakley

The Mattapoisett Historical Society will hold a yard sale on Baptist Street in Mattapoisett on Saturday, June 4 starting at 8:00 am and ending at 11:00 am. There will be a variety of items for sale: ceramics, rare seashells, furniture, Presto Press, etc. Come buy a treasure and support the Mattapoisett Historical Society. Read more »

MYC Begins Its Racing Season


The Mattapoisett Yacht Club begins its racing season with the first race of the June series for the Ensign class on Tuesday, June 7. The Ensign is a 23-foot one-design keel boat with a strong national class association. The MYC Ensign fleet #76 is the fastest growing fleet in the country. This year, MYC will […] Read more »

Boat Race Supper and Special Raffle


The Rochester Memorial Day Boat Race (RMDBR) Ham & Bean Supper will be held on Saturday, May 28 at Rochester Memorial School, 16 Pine Street in Rochester. The supper will be served from 5:00 to 7:00 pm and tickets can be purchased at the door: adults are $10 and children under 12 are only $5. […] Read more »