Mattapoisett Library News


It’s Game On! Students are invited to stop in on Saturday, November 29 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm to play X-Box Kinect on the big screen in the library meeting room. All ages welcome for snacks and fun. New England Irish Harp Orchestra Concert: Celebrate the holiday season with traditional and modern music performed by […] Read more »

Friends of the Mattapoisett Library


Come to the Meeting Room at the Mattapoisett Library Sunday, December 14 at 1:00 pm to learn about the Friends, what they’ve been up to this past year, to become a member, renew your membership or give a membership as a holiday gift. The Friends were established in 1998, and over the years have contributed […] Read more »

Arts And Crafts Holiday Fair


Local artists and crafters bring their wares to the Mattapoisett Historical Society’s Arts and Crafts Holiday Fair on Saturday, December 6 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Join us for a morning of relaxing local shopping. The show will feature a variety of local hand-crafted items for your shopping pleasure including knot ornaments, organic lip […] Read more »

3rd Annual Holiday Wreath Fundraiser

Photo by Laura Fedak Pedulli

Team “Sole Survivors” will again hold its annual holiday wreath fundraiser to benefit the Relay for Life of Tri-Town, beginning Friday, November 28. Members of Team “Sole Survivors” will be out at Al’s Yankee Clipper selling wreaths for $15 and decorated wreaths for $20. Also available are kissing balls for $20, cemetery boxes for $20, […] Read more »

Small Works Holiday Exhibition


Art on Center kicks off the holiday season with its third annual “Small Works Holiday Exhibition” starting with an opening reception Saturday, November 22 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. This exhibition and sale features art created by local artists and all works are priced at $250 and under. Join us for holiday cheer this […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Library Helps Kids Cozy Up


Add a little joy to someone’s life this season when you go shopping! Library patrons in Mattapoisett are helping the children of women served by The Women’s Center to stay warm and entertained this winter. Everyone is encouraged to bring in new pajamas for babies and children along with a new book for the children […] Read more »

Friends of ORR Swimming Wreath Sale


Friends of Old Rochester Swimming is holding a holiday wreath fundraiser to help raise money for the ORR Swim Team. Please help make our holiday fundraiser a huge success! Help support the ORR swim team by asking your family, friends, and neighbors to purchase their fresh holiday wreaths from F.O.R.S. ORR Swimmers have the order […] Read more »

Tickets for Seniors


The Marion Council on Aging has tickets available to the yearly ORR Thanksgiving dinner. The event will be held on November 23. Doors open at 11:15 am and dinner is served at noon by the students. Call the COA if you need a ride. Meals will be delivered to home-bound elders. Read more »

Cecil Clark Davis: A Self Portrait


A limited edition of a new book is being printed and will be available for sale at the Marion Art Center on November 21. Cecil Clark Davis: A Self Portrait (1877-1955) was conceived by Wendy Todd Bidstrup with design consultation by Barbara Gee. It is an inspiring, insightful, amusing portrait of a gracious time and […] Read more »

November Programs at Plumb Library


For their November book, “Just the Facts,” the nonfiction book discussion group, will be reading The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Family’s Century of Art and Loss by Edmund de Waal. The Ephrussis were a grand banking family in 19th century Paris and Vienna. Yet, by the end of World War II, almost the only […] Read more »