Rochester Historical Society

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The September 17 meeting of the Rochester Historical Society is at the East Rochester Church/Museum, 355 County Rd. at 7:00 pm. Title of the program is “Sweetheart Cottage: Restoring a Hidden Gem on Snipatuit Pond.” Andrea King, current owner of this 1925-29 cottage, will present a PowerPoint program chronicling the restoration of this lovely cottage. […] Read more »

Old Rochester Class of 1964

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A reminder that the Old Rochester Class of 1964’s 50th class reunion will be held at the Century House in Acushnet on September 27 at 6:00 pm. The Reunion Committee looks forward to greeting old friends and classmates. Read more »

Do You Have Time to Join Us?

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The Mattapoisett Woman’s Club will hold their first regular meeting of the fall on September 18 at noon in Reynard Hall of the Mattapoisett Congregational Church, 27 Church Street. Now that summer company has departed, kids are back in school, the garden is looking good, and you have a free afternoon, please be our guest […] Read more »

Seaside Harvest Festival

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The Seaside Harvest Festival, sponsored by The Ladies Auxiliary of Damien Council 4190, will be held on Saturday, October 4 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (with a rain date of October 5). The event will take place at the Knights of Columbus grounds located at 57 Fairhaven Road, Mattapoisett. There will be arts, crafts, […] Read more »

Classic Film Friday

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On Friday, September 12 at 7:00 pm, the public is invited to the Marion Music Hall (164 Front Street) for its Classic Film Friday Presentation: Double Indemnity. The event is co-sponsored by the Sippican Historical Society and the Marion Council on Aging, and is offered to the public, free of charge. The 1944 film noir […] Read more »

Friends Second-Saturday Book Sale

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The Friends of the Mattapoisett Library’s second-Saturday book sale resumes its regular schedule on September 13 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm downstairs at the library, 7 Barstow Street. This month’s highlight is the addition of nearly 1,000 nearly-new non-fiction books on nearly every subject: history; military history; biography; and sports, particularly baseball. As always, […] Read more »

Identifying the Past: Pictures of Mattapoisett

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Please join the Mattapoisett Historical Society for a special exhibit featuring unidentified moments from Mattapoisett’s past on Saturday, September 6 and 13 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at the museum at 5 Church Street. Enjoy a look into our Town’s history via our photography collection and see if you can help us fill in some […] Read more »

Knights Teen Dance

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Knights Teen Dances for the season kick off on Friday, September 5 at Knights of Columbus in Mattapoisett for 6th, 7th and 8th graders only. It is held 7:00 to 10:00 pm for an admission fee of $8 paid at the door. The money from The Knights Teen Dances goes towards scholarships for deserving high […] Read more »

Marion Democratic Town Committee

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The Marion Democratic Town Committee will meet Saturday, September 20 at 10:00 am at the Music Hall, 164 Front Street, Marion. State Representative Bill Straus, Chairman of the Joint Committee on Transportation, and State Senator Marc Pacheco will be guest speakers. Transportation and its significance in keeping Massachusetts competitive in the national and global economy, […] Read more »

Marion Council on Aging

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Take the AARP Driver Safety Classroom Course! Learn proven safety strategies to maintain your confidence behind the wheel. This course is offered on Wednesday September 24 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Marion Police Station. Bring a bag lunch and please arrive before 9:45 am to fill out class certificate. There is a […] Read more »