Marion Cultural Council LCC Grants

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The Marion Cultural Council is seeking funding proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities and science projects for the FY15 LCC cycle. Application forms for the grants are available online at www.mass-culture.org. Form templates are also available at the Elizabeth Taber Library, 8 Spring Street, Marion. Please visit the Massachusetts Cultural Council website for details regarding the […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Library Fall Children’s Programs

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Fall Story Time, for children between the ages of three and five, begins October 6 and runs through November 24. Children are invited to enjoy stories, finger-plays and crafts Monday mornings at 10:30 am. Fall Tales for Twos, for children 24-36 months, begins October 1 and runs through November 26. Children must be two years […] Read more »

Friends to Launch Community-Wide Project

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The Friends of Marion Council on Aging (FMCOA) will host their second annual membership meeting on Wednesday, September 17 at 5:00 pm. The meeting will be held at the Marion Music Hall at 164 Front Street in Marion, MA. Officers of the Friends – Sue Wood, Jerry Garcia, Priscilla Ditchfield, and Chrissie Bascom – will […] Read more »

Marion COA

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Take the AARP Smart Driver Course hosted by the Marion COA at the Marion Police Station on Wednesday September 24. The classroom course will run from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm with a break for lunch. Please bring a bag lunch as lunch will not be provided. Space is limited, so register by calling 508-748-3570. […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Cultural Council Grants

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Mattapoisett Cultural Council seeks grant proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities, and science programs. These grants support a variety of artistic projects and activities in and around Mattapoisett – including exhibits, festivals, field trips, short-term artist residencies or performances in schools, workshops and lectures. This year, Mattapoisett Cultural Council will distribute about $4,300 in grants. Previously […] Read more »

8th Rochester Grammar School Reunion

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Remember the Good Old Days with the students who attended Rochester’s Waterman, Pierceville and Center Schools on Saturday, September 20 at the Rochester COA, Dexter Lane from 11:00 am to 3:00pm. $20 per person includes lunch. Send payment to The Rochester Historical Society, P.O. Box 171, Rochester, MA 02770. Read more »

Learn to Quahog in Marion with the BBC

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Join the Buzzards Bay Coalition at Silvershell Beach (end of Front Street in Marion) on Saturday, September 20 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for a fun, free program to learn to dig your own quahogs from Buzzards Bay. Experts with the Coalition will teach you the basics of local quahogging — what you need, […] Read more »

‘Race to Nowhere’ Viewing

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The film Race to Nowhere is considered one of the top documentary films on American education and calls us to challenge our current thinking about how we prepare our children for success. Come see this film with the Tri-Town community on Wednesday, September 24 at the Old Rochester Regional High School Auditorium. Doors open at […] Read more »

Tinkhamtown Artists Show

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The Mattapoisett Area Artists will present a gallery show at Tinkhamtown on September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 and 28, from noon until 6:00 pm. Artist Open House reception is September 12 from 7:00 until 9:00 pm. Tinkham Chapel was established in 1890. The show will be next door at 188 Acushnet Road, in Mattapoisett. […] Read more »

Marion Recycling Bins

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Everyone knows that recycling is good. It preserves natural resources, saves money, creates jobs and saves energy. When the proper infrastructure is in place, recycling can be easy and convenient, both earth-friendly and people-friendly, too. While a curbside recycling program has long been in effect for Marion homes, a new program will facilitate eco-friendly practices […] Read more »