New Summer Programs at the MNHM


Join us on Wednesday afternoons from 1:00 – 4:00 pm this summer for nature programs with the Marion Natural History Museum. The cost for each program is $24 for members, $30 for non-members. July 20: Exploring Fresh Water Ecosystems at Washburn Park. We’ll be exploring vernal pools, woods and bogs. We’ll spend the afternoon looking […] Read more »

Marion Fourth of July Parade


The Town of Marion and the Benjamin D. Cushing VFW Post 2425 of Marion are presently organizing the Annual Marion Fourth of July Parade that is scheduled for Monday, July 4 at 9:00 am sharp. The Parade will form beginning at 8:00 am on the Fourth of July in the ball field behind the Marion […] Read more »

Many Heads and Many Hands


Mau VanDuren, the author of Many Heads and Many Hands: James Madison’s Search for a More Perfect Union, will speak on Tuesday, June 28 at 7:00 pm at the Marion Music Hall. Mr. VanDuren, an independent historian, is from the Netherlands and immigrated to the United States in 1982. In his book, he discusses that […] Read more »

Silvershell Beach Opening Day


Silvershell Beach will officially open on Monday, June 20 at 9:00 am. Residents of Marion and Rochester can purchase beach access stickers from their respective town halls. Daily passes for non-residents are available at the gate for $10. Guards will staff Silvershell Beach seven days a week from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm until late […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Library Programs


Annual Book Sale: Our annual book sale will take place at the Marion Music Hall on Friday, July 29 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm and Saturday, July 30 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. Please come and support your local library. All funds raised from the book sale are spent on enhancing our programs and […] Read more »

Random Acts of Weeding


Do you enjoy the sunshine, salt air and harbor views at the Munro Preserve, just west of the Mattapoisett Town Wharves? Could you spare a few minutes occasionally to help maintain the perennial gardens there? If so, please join the Mattapoisett Land Trust’s Garden Groomers! We meet at Munro at 8:00 am on selected mornings […] Read more »

Rochester Women’s Club Annual Yard Sale


The Rochester Women’s Club is pleased to announce the return of our Annual Yard Sale. This is our third year, and this event is shaping up to be our biggest fundraising event of the year. The Yard Sale will be held at our clubhouse at 37 Marion Road, Rochester on Saturday June 18 from 9:00 […] Read more »

St. Rose of Lima Chicken Barbecue


The Saint Rose of Lima Church in Rochester will hold their 53rd Chicken Barbecue on Sunday, June 26 beginning at noon. Plan on a day of family fun beginning with St. Rose of Lima’s tasty and ever-popular chicken dinner prepared on their open barbecue pit. The menu includes half a chicken with cranberry sauce, peas […] Read more »

Summer Fun for All Ages at the MFPL


“On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!” This summer is all about being active, both mentally and physically, at the Mattapoisett Library. A full program of children’s activities and events have been planned for babies through teens. Adult summer reading activities have also been scheduled, including Library Bingo with prizes and a drawing for a large […] Read more »

A Celebration of the Sea


The Tri-County Symphonic Band, under the direction of Philip Sanborn, will present its 14th Annual Benefit Pops Concert entitled “A Celebration of the Sea” on Sunday, June 12. The Social Hour & Raffle will begin at 2:00 pm and the Concert, Cupcakes and Coffee will begin at 3:00 pm in the Grand Tent at the […] Read more »