Winter Potluck Cookbook Club

Do you like cooking and trying new recipes? Then join us on Thursday, February 9 at 6:00 pm for our winter potluck cookbook club! Choose a dish to cook from any cookbook that the Elizabeth Taber Library owns and bring it (and the recipe) to share with the group. Registration is required. To register, please […] Read more »

Machacam Club

The Machacam Club will hold the February meeting on February 1 at the Legion Hall at 3 Depot Street. Social time is 5:30 pm; dinner is at 6:00 pm. The meal will be ham & beans with pie for dessert. Courtesy of Chuck McCullough, our speaker for the evening will be Jennifer McIntyre, President of […] Read more »

F.O.R.M. Fundraiser

The Friends of Old Rochester Music (F.O.R.M.) Brunch will take place on Sunday, January 29 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Inn on Shipyard Park. The brunch will include a full buffet menu and live music performed by ORR high school and junior high school students. All are welcome and tickets ($30 adult/$15 […] Read more »

Cultural Diversity Photography Exhibit

Join photographer Mark Chester as he presents his traveling cultural diversity project, The Bay State: A Multicultural Landscape, on January 29 at 3:00 pm at Tabor Academy’s Charles Hayden Library, 71 Spring Street, Marion. The collection of photographs celebrates the cultural diversity of Massachusetts. Of the 196 countries in the world, Mark Chester has photographed […] Read more »

Rochester Republican Town Committee

On January 7, the Rochester Republican Town Committee had elections and the new officers are as follows: Chairperson, Steve Shepley; Secretary, Arthur Smith; Treasurer, Judy Shepley. The next Rochester Republican Town Committee meeting will be held February 4 at 9:30 am at the Rochester Town Hall. New members are welcome. Read more »

Mindfulness Walk

Enjoy the peace and beauty of nature with the Buzzards Bay Coalition during this mindfulness walk at The Bogs (138 Acushnet Road, Mattapoisett) on Saturday, January 28 at 1:00 pm. Through guided mindfulness meditation, participants will experience the outdoors with their senses wide open. All fitness levels are welcome on this free, one-hour walk. The […] Read more »

MNHM After-School Programs

The Marion Natural History Museum will be hosting the following after-school programs: January 25: Winter food. Now that winter has removed many of our tree’s leaves, what’s left for animals to eat? We’ll explore the diets of some of our animal neighbors and try our hand at creating a feeder for birds using items found […] Read more »

The Woods in Winter

Join the Rochester Land Trust for a walk on Sunday, January 29 at 1:00 pm at our Lionberger Woods land trust property located at approximately 75 Haskell Ridge Road. Led by Rochester native Mindy LaBranche, Adjunct Professor, Bridgewater State University and Massasoit College, the walk will take approximately one hour. This time of the year, […] Read more »

Lego Challenge Event

The Elizabeth Taber Library presents our first Lego Challenge Event on Tuesday, January 24 at 3:00 pm for children ages 10 and up. The first 10 minutes of this program will be unstructured building play, followed by three timed challenges such as building a piece of furniture, building a mode of transportation and building the […] Read more »

January Programs at Plumb Library

For their January book, “Just the Facts” Nonfiction Book Discussion Group will be reading The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal by David E. Hoffman. While driving out of the American embassy on February 16, 1978, the chief of the CIA’s Moscow station was handed an envelope whose contents […] Read more »