Rochester Women’s Club Hosting NAMI


On Thursday, October 13 at 6:30 pm, the Rochester Women’s Club will host the National Alliance on Mental Illness. NAMI will discuss mental illness and the opioid crises that plague our communities, also recognizing mental illness, what to do if you see it, and how to get help. Please join us for this very informative […] Read more »

St. Gabriel’s Church Rummage Sale


St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church in Marion will hold its Annual Rummage Sale on Saturday, October 15 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Sponsored by the Adult Choir of St. Gabriel’s, the sale will benefit both the music program and St. Gabriel’s outreach and relief efforts. The sale takes place in the Parish Hall of St. […] Read more »

Growing Garlic Workshop


The Elizabeth Taber Library will hold a Growing Garlic Workshop on Tuesday, September 27 at 4:00 pm. Interest in growing garlic has been on the rise for several years. If it is something you’ve wanted to try, this is your chance to pick up some tips from local resident and grower Kristi Marshall. Kristi will […] Read more »

2nd Annual Octopurr Fest Open House


It’s All About the Animals is hosting a fun-filled afternoon for pet lovers of all ages on October 2 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the shelter grounds located at 103 Marion Road, Rochester. “Autumn is a beautiful time of year on the South Coast and offers the ‘purrfect’ opportunity for shelter friends both […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Free Public Library Program


Learn about Community Archaeology in Southeastern Massachusetts at the Mattapoisett Library. All ages are welcome. October is Massachusetts Archaeology Month! Celebrate by coming to the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Wednesday, October 5 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm to hear Craig Chartier, Director & Principal Archaeologist of the Plymouth Archaeological Rediscovery Project, speak about regional […] Read more »

Marion & Rochester Flu Clinics


The Marion & Rochester Boards of Health will sponsor 2016 seasonal flu clinics for all residents. The flu vaccine will be available in the injectable form for all over the age of 6 months and the high dose vaccine for ages 65 years and over. Those attending the flu clinics are reminded to wear a […] Read more »

Kick the Ticks


Ticks carry a host of diseases and are active in spring, summer and fall. Come learn effective and safe methods to protect yourself from tick-borne illness. Following last year’s well-received winter moth workshop, Deborah Smiley, Publications Managing Editor at Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology, will demonstrate practical tools to repel and eliminate ticks. This workshop […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Historical Society’s Annual Meeting

Photo by Anne Kakley

Please join us for the Mattapoisett Historical Society’s Annual Meeting on Sunday, September 25 at 2:00 pm at 5 Church Street, Mattapoisett. After we attend to business including some important strategic thinking, Seth Mendell, President Emeritus, will share some tales about fires in Mattapoisett. If you have questions, please call 508-758-2844, email or check […] Read more »

Free Mahjong Lessons


A Marion Council on Aging volunteer will offer free Mahjong lessons on Friday, September 23 beginning at 11:00 am in the Great Room at Tabor Academy, 188 Front Street, Marion. Participants are asked to register in advance by calling 508-748-3570. If you have a Mahjong set, please feel free to bring it with you. Read more »

Machacam Club Meeting


The Machacam Club will hold the first meeting of the new year on October 5 at the Legion Hall at 3 Depot Street. Social time is 5:30 pm; dinner is at 6:00pm. The meal will be lasagna, tossed salad, garlic bread and pie for dessert. Our speaker for the evening will be Catherine Heuberger. Catherine […] Read more »