MHS Arts and Crafts Holiday Fair

It’s that time again. The Mattapoisett Historical Society’s Arts and Crafts Holiday Fair will be held this year on Saturday, December 9 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Space is limited and is on a “first-come, first-served” basis. Experience has shown that smaller items sell well and children as well as adults come to the […] Read more »


It’s All About the Animals, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit no-kill animal shelter located at 103 Marion Road, Rochester, cordially invites you to have a blast at our third annual Octopurrfest celebration! This family-friendly festival will be held rain or shine on October 15 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. There will be several vendors with […] Read more »

Knights Antique & Flea Market

The Knights of Columbus, 57 Fairhaven Road, Route 6, Mattapoisett, holds an Antique & Flea Market on Tuesdays from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. This is a new event on the South Coast. Many interesting items at all price ranges. Antiques, tools, musical instruments including guitars, banjos and various horns, signed paintings and prints, signs, […] Read more »

50+ Job Seekers Regional Networking Group

Beginning Thursday, October 5, the Marion Council on Aging will offer a free Job Seekers program to support and assist people in the 50+ demographic who are looking for a new job, a totally new career direction or an encore career. Meetings will take place the first Thursday of every month from 1:00 – 3:00 […] Read more »

ORRHS Class of 1972 Picnic

Members of ORRHS Class of 1972 are invited to a potluck picnic at Ned’s Point from noon to 4:00 pm on Sunday, October 1. Bring chairs, food for yourself, food to share, beverages (no alcohol please), and join your classmates. If you would like to grill, contact Gail Roberts at the Plumb Library in Rochester, […] Read more »

At the Mattapoisett Free Public Library

Fall 2017 Chess Tournament. K-12 Chess Players are invited to register for the Mattapoisett Library’s Fall Chess Tournament to be held on Saturday, October 7 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. No registration fee but players must sign up in advance. Learn 3D Printing. Two 3D Printing Academies have been scheduled: – 3D Printing for […] Read more »

Mindfulness Walk

Enjoy the peace and beauty of nature with Jessica Webb and the Buzzards Bay Coalition during this Mindfulness Walk at East Over Reservation Hales Brook and Sippican River Tracts (285 County Road, Marion) on Saturday, September 23 at 11:00 am. Through guided mindfulness meditation, participants will experience the outdoors with their senses wide open. All […] Read more »

Rochester Council on Aging

On Thursday, September 28 at 2:30 pm at a forum at the Rochester Senior Center, the Rochester Council on Aging will launch its year-long initiative to seek national senior center accreditation from the National Council on Aging. We are encouraging anyone who wants to learn more about the process, or who may be interested in […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club

The Mattapoisett Woman’s Club is meeting on Thursday, September 21, at noon in Reynard Hall of the Mattapoisett Congregational Church. After an August hiatus, we are having a potluck luncheon with members bringing a favorite dish to share. We have many programs and speakers lined up for the months ahead. Mark your calendar and join […] Read more »

Thoreau Nature Walk

To celebrate the bicentennial year and legacy of Henry David Thoreau, please join us on Saturday, September 16, at 11:00 am for a Nature Walk at Washburn Park in Marion. On our walk, we will be reading Thoreau quotations on nature, simplicity, and solitude as well as excerpts from Walking. To register, please call the […] Read more »