Mattapoisett COA Happenings


Everyone is welcome to participate in activities and services at the Mattapoisett Council on Aging, 17 Barstow Street. Most activities are “drop in.” For any questions and/or to register for trips and special events, call 508-758-4110. Mondays: 8:45 am Tai Chi (free); 10:00 am Qi Gong meditative healing (free); 10:00 am Knitting; 12:00 pm Strength […] Read more »

Marion Recreation


Marion Recreation opens registration for Winter Musical Theater and Dance Programs. Come join in on the fun of learning how to take part in a musical theatre performance or how to dance some of those catchy line dances at the next wedding. The Sound of Music musical theatre class will have children learning the basics […] Read more »

Marion Council on Aging


Have you made a new year’s resolution to start an exercise program? Then join the Marion Council on Aging on Mondays and Fridays for dance aerobics. Classes are held from 9:30 to 10:30 am on Mondays at 13 Atlantis Drive and on Fridays at the Music Hall for only $4 per class. Come join the […] Read more »

Sippican Choral Society


The Sippican Choral Society resumes rehearsals on Monday, January 18 at 7:15 pm in the Mattapoisett Congregational Church’s Reynard Hall on Church Street. New members are welcome to join the chorus simply by coming to the first rehearsal. The chorus will be rehearsing for its spring concert on Saturday, April 30 in Marion and will […] Read more »

Great Decisions Discussion Group


Once again this year “Great Decisions,” a Foreign Policy Association discussion group sponsored by the Mattapoisett Woman’s Club, will take place at the Mattapoisett Library. The discussions will begin on Wednesday, January 27. The topics are: Middle East Alliances; The Rise of ISIS; The Future of Kurdistan; Migration; The Koreas; The United Nations; Climate Change; […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Christmas Tree Disposal


Christmas tree pick-up in the Town of Mattapoisett is scheduled for the two weeks between January 4 and January 15. Christmas trees should be placed curbside by 7:00 am on the day of your regularly-scheduled rubbish pick-up. Trees are also accepted at the Transfer Station on Tinkham Hill Rd. Trees in plastic bags or with […] Read more »

Groundhog Cover Contest


The Wanderer is once again holding a Groundhog Day Cover Contest. The winner’s artwork will appear on the cover of our January 28 issue. The winner will also receive a cash prize of $250. Create an original work of art to be displayed on the cover of The Wanderer. Anything that can be displayed on […] Read more »

Open Auditions Held at MAC

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The Marion Art Center announces that it will hold open auditions for a production of J.B. Priestley’s Dangerous Corner, a Melodrama – seeking three males, four females. Dangerous Corner is a fascinating combination of mystery play and psychological study. Audition dates are January 11 and 13 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the MAC Theater, […] Read more »

Showstoppers Holiday Pops Concert


The Showstoppers delighted audience members once again at the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra’s Holiday Pops Concert on Saturday, December 19 at the Zeiterion Theatre. As Maestro MacKenzie publicly declared, the invitation to have them return this year was a ‘no-brainer.’ “The Showstoppers knocked our socks off!” Photo courtesy Kelly Zucco   Read more »

Mass Insight Education Excellence Award Winner

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Wareham High School Teacher and Rochester resident Craig Berriault has been honored with Mass Insight Education’s Partners in Excellence Award for helping more students take Advanced Placement (AP) courses with success as they prepare for college. The award recognizes 54 Massachusetts AP teachers for their outstanding contributions to student achievement and their dedication to college […] Read more »