Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic

On Sunday, February 26 at 7:00 pm, St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church, 124 Front Street, Marion will hold a book-study discussion of the highly-acclaimed best-seller Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones. An investigative journalist, Quinones weaves together two riveting tales of how the opiate epidemic spread across the United States, in […] Read more »

Machacam Club

The Machacam Club will hold the March meeting on March 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. Our speaker for the evening will be our own Dr. Kim. His presentation, which involves […] Read more »

REGAIN Addiction Support Group

The REGAIN addiction support group ministry is hosting a no-cost event that is open to the public on February 21 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at the Council on Aging, 17 Barstow Street, Mattapoisett. There will be a state certified addiction-training instructor at the event. Questions that will be answered: – Do you know of […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Map-A-Palooza

Join the fun at Mattapoisett Map-A-Palooza. Come to 5 Church Street in Mattapoisett from 1:30 to 3:00 pm on Thursday, February 23. The Mattapoisett Historical Society, the Mattapoisett Land Trust and Matt Rec will host a school vacation event involving games, landmark hunting, map making and map swapping. This hands-on learning event is geared toward […] Read more »

Rochester Country Fair Dinner Dance

The Rochester Country Fair will be celebrating this year’s Dinner Dance with a “Tribute to the American Farmer” theme on Saturday, March 18 at the Redmen Hall located at 758 Main Street in Wareham. Guests are encouraged, but not required, to dress in their best farmer jeans and shirt and show their American Farmer pride. […] Read more »

Pancake Supper to Benefit ORRJHS Students

February 28 is Shrove Tuesday, the last day before the Lenten season begins and the day when the Mattapoisett Congregational Church (MCC) traditionally hosts its pancake supper. Not only will pancakes be served, but also sausage, special toppings, desserts and drinks. Serving the piping hot pancakes beginning at 5:30 pm will be members of the […] Read more »

A Romantic Art Colony: Marion, Massachusetts

Nancy Dyer Mitton will speak on February 23 at 7:00 pm at the Marion Music Hall about her book, A Romantic Art Colony: Marion, Massachusetts. Nancy’s book explores the development of Marion as a haven for Romantic artists during the late nineteenth century and the works of art that were produced in the town during […] Read more »

MEFA College Admissions Seminar

Parents of sophomores and juniors are invited to attend a free seminar on college admissions, which will be held on Thursday, March 9 at 6:00 pm in the Old Rochester Regional Junior High School Media Room. This seminar is offered through MEFA, the Commonwealth’s authority on planning, saving, and paying for college. An experienced MEFA […] Read more »

Ceramics Exhibit at Tabor

An exhibition of the current ceramic work of four graduate students from the renowned Program in Artisanry at the University of Massachusetts will be on view in the gallery in the Braitmayer Art Center through February 24. This exhibition reveals the interesting range of conceptual and technical approaches contemporary artists take when using the ceramic […] Read more »

There’s Lots to Celebrate at Open Table

It’s not too late to celebrate the Pats’ Super Bowl LI victory! And it’s definitely not too late to celebrate Valentine’s Day! So bring your sweetheart or your best buddy or your football fanatic friend to Open Table on Friday, February 17 at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church! The menu is usually a surprise, but it’s […] Read more »