Annual Marion Town Party

The Annual Marion Town Party will be held on Saturday, August 26 (rain date is Sunday, August 27) on the grounds of the Marion Town House, 2 Spring Street. Festivities begin at 4:00 pm. Proceeds will be distributed between the Marion Firefighters Association and Marion Recreation to benefit local community needs. Free inflatable fun for […] Read more »

Historical Lecture Series

Mattapoisett Historical Society and Mattapoisett Free Public Library will be presenting a Lecture Series by Seth Mendell, president emeritus of the Mattapoisett Historical Society. The subject of the series is the Inter-war Years (1918-1939): Witness the Rise of Communism, Fascism, Nazism and Militaristic Japan. Labeled by some as “the war to end all wars,” the […] Read more »

The Great Community Picnic

The second annual Great Community Picnic will be held on Thursday, August 3 at 5:30 pm overlooking beautiful Mattapoisett Harbor at the Land Trust’s Munro Preserve. The event, sponsored by the Mattapoisett Historical Society and the Mattapoisett Land Trust, provides attendees with linen-covered, festive tables and chairs for 4, 6, 8 or 10 people and […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Historical Society Walking Tours

Walking Tours of Historic Mattapoisett will be given by Seth Mendell. Learn about historic buildings, the electric rail, the saltworks on Goodspeed Island, the Charles King Mansion at the mouth of the river, and “The Dude Special.” Visualize the building of whale ships in the park and how the British attempted to burn the shipyards […] Read more »

Summer Season at St. Philip’s

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, next to the Town Beach in Mattapoisett, continues their long tradition of visiting clergy from Massachusetts and beyond. Services using the 1928 Book of Common Prayer are conducted at 8:00 am and 10:00 am each Sunday through Labor Day weekend. The Reverend Martin Yost, Priest-in-Residence, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Newport, RI […] Read more »

Seaside Service & Baptism

St. Gabriel’s in Marion and St. Andrew’s in New Bedford have planned a Seaside Service & Baptism at Silvershell Beach, Front Street, in Marion on Sunday, July 23 at 10:30 am. Potluck picnic to follow. All are welcome. Read more »

Young People’s Concert

The Marion Concert Band continues its Friday evening concert series with a Young People’s Concert on Friday, July 21. The program, which will include a storyteller and the opportunity for children in the audience to “guest conduct” the band, is as follows: Children’s March – E. F. Goldman Looney Tunes Overture – B. Holcombe A […] Read more »

Rochester Council on Aging

The Rochester Council on Aging is hosting two trips this week. Be a part of the Free Fun Friday on July 21 for a trip to Hancock Shaker Village in the Berkshires from 6:30 am – 5:00 pm with lunch available nearby. On Sunday, July 23, attend a Paw Sox baseball game in Pawtucket, RI […] Read more »

July Programs at Plumb Library

Children ages 1+, teens, and adults are invited to “Build a Better World” by participating in this year’s Summer Library Program. Register before July 15 at Check the library’s Events Calendar for information on the full range of activities for all ages. Thanks to the Rochester Lions Club, Mad Science is back for science […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Library

Bike Lending Program: The Elizabeth Taber Library is very excited to again offer our bike lending program for adults this summer! Starting the week of July 10, we will allow library patrons (18 and over) to check out a bicycle and helmet for three days with your Marion library card. Patrons will need to provide […] Read more »