From Horse Drawn to Horseless Carriage


Rochester Historical Society presents “From Horse Drawn to Horseless Carriage” with Richard Cutler. Richard Cutler, Trustee of the Horseless Carriage Education Institute, will present the program at the Rochester Historical Society on Wednesday, June 15 at 7:00 pm at the East Rochester Church/Museum, 355 County Road. Not long after the time of the American Civil […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Town Beach Opening Day


Mattapoisett Town Beach Opening Day will be held on Saturday, June 25 from 12:00 – 3:00 pm. Join us for games, crafts, face painting and an Ice Cream Sundae Party. This will be a fun afternoon for the whole family. Rain date is Sunday, June 26 from 12:00 – 3:00 pm. For more information, contact […] Read more »

Group Tour of the New Bedford Whaling Museum


The Mattapoisett Free Public Library is coordinating a Guided Group Tour of the New Bedford Whaling Museum on Friday, June 24 at 1:00 pm. Come join us to see and experience the Museum and its new exhibits since its new expansion. Group rates apply which are $13/person. The group will meet in the Museum lobby […] Read more »

The Finest Hours


Michael Tougias will present a talk and slide show on his book, and recently released movie, The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Most Daring Sea Rescue, and his newest book, So Close to Home, on Friday, July 8 from 7:00 until 9:00 pm in the Media Center of the Old […] Read more »

Marion COA to Offer Free Summer Exercise Class


Every Wednesday, the Marion Council on Aging will offer a free group exercise class from 10:30 to 11:30 am at the Marion Music Hall, Front Street. The class – Strength and Conditioning with personal trainer Larry Bigos – is designed to strengthen your core and improve flexibility and posture. This program is for those seeking […] Read more »

Regain Drug Addiction Support Group


The Regain Drug Addiction Support Group is a faith-based group that focuses on sharing, understanding, education, love and compassion to assist individuals and families seeking to regain what has been lost through a loved ones drug addiction. Beginning on Tuesday, June 7, the group will meet every first and third Tuesday of the month from […] Read more »

Free Child Speech and Language Development Workshop


Are you wondering about a child’s delayed speech? Concerned that others can’t understand your child? Does your child have poor play or social skills? These and other questions will be explored at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Wednesday, June 22 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm by speech and language professionals Lisa Yauch-Caden and Christine […] Read more »

Rising Seas: We Need to Prepare


Sea-level rise is a clear symptom of human-caused climate change. But why is it happening and what can we do to prepare for it? Come to an evening discussion with two of our local experts to learn about this increasing threat to our coastal infrastructure and properties. “Marion’s Future: Preparing for Climate Change” will be […] Read more »

Community Blood Drive


Miss SouthCoast, Jillian Zucco, will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross on Monday, June 6 from 1:00 to 6:00 pm at St. Anthony’s Church hall at 22 Barstow Street in Mattapoisett. As a licensed EMT and recent graduate of UMASS Dartmouth’s Nursing program, Ms. Zucco is committed to strengthening our community […] Read more »

Empire on Trial


The Sippican Historical Society will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 9 at 7:00 pm at the Marion Music Hall. Caroline Elkins – Pulitzer Prize recipient, Professor of African History at Harvard University and long-time Marion summer resident – will present a lecture, “Empire on Trial.” Professor Elkins’s first book, Imperial Reckoning: The Untold […] Read more »