January Events for the Mattapoisett FoE

January 1: Membership renewal month. Forms are inserted in the January 2014 edition of “Seasonings”. January 6: Board of Governors Meeting. Senior Center, Center School, Monday at 3:00 pm. January 25: 2014 Annual Membership Meeting. Mattapoisett Library, Saturday at 10:00 am. January 28: Free Movie. Senior Center, Center School, Tuesday at 12:00 noon. Renew your […] Read more »

Seniors Ring-in the New Year Early

The year 2014 arrived a little early on Tuesday afternoon for the guests at the Senior Center’s Annual New Year’s Eve party. It was a “Noon Year’s Eve” party of sorts, with more than enough shiny hats and tiaras, colorful noisemakers, bright balloons, and champagne to go around. “It’s not real champagne. It’s pretend,” said […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Christmas Tree Disposal

Christmas tree pick-up in the Town of Mattapoisett is scheduled to start January 2nd through January 17th.   Christmas trees should be placed curbside by 7:00 am on the day of your regularly scheduled rubbish pick-up. Trees are also accepted at the Transfer Station on Tinkham Hill Rd.  Trees in plastic bags or with ornaments will […] Read more »

Polar Plunge to Benefit Local Cancer Patients

For the second year in a row, local residents will be gathering at Mattapoisett Town Beach on New Year’s Day and “Freezin for a Reason” when they participate in a Polar Plunge to raise money for the BAM Foundation, an organization that provides financial assistance to local residents undergoing cancer treatment. BAM Foundation Founder Alicia […] Read more »

Nasketucket Bird Club Meeting

During the January Nasketucket Bird Club meeting, Fairhaven resident and professional photographer Dan Logan will show some of his images from the last two years to illustrate the diversity of birds that live in or pass through southeastern Massachusetts. The event will be held at 7:00 pm on Thursday, January 23 at the Mattapoisett Public […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Lions Club Award

The Mattapoisett Lions Club will be awarding an extra special award this year. This club is a member of Lions Club International, comprised of 45,000 clubs with more than 1.3 million members around the world. Due to this vast size, it is considered the largest service club organization in the world. The Mattapoisett Lions Club […] Read more »

A Busy Beginning to the New Year

Going out and celebrating New Year’s Eve doesn’t need to cost a fortune, nor do you have to travel far to see fireworks, ice sculptures, fire eating, and all those other cool things a lot of people think only happen in big cities. How does a family-friendly evening of free live music, street performances, and […] Read more »

Marion Man has First Penny Earned

He keeps it in his wallet in a coin holder with a small cellophane circle. It’s an Indian head penny, in great condition, dated 1897. “This is the first penny I ever earned. When I showed it to my father, he told me that he was born in 1897, so that made the penny even […] Read more »

UCCT Practical Nurse Program

Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School’s Practical Nurse Program will administer the required Entrance Exam on the following dates: Saturday, January 11, 2014 – Registration Deadline is January 7, 2014 Saturday, February 8, 2014 – Registration Deadline is February 4, 2014 Saturday, March 8, 2014 – Registration Deadline is March 4, 2014 The Entrance Examination […] Read more »

Adult Winter Programming at Taber Library

Please call 508-748-1252, email info@ElizabethTaberLibrary.org, or stop in the Elizabeth Taber Library to register for these exciting new Library workshops. Technology Tuesdays: Start off the New Year by learning a new skill! This eight-week “New Year’s Resolution” themed technology series starts on January 7 at 11:00 am and runs through February 25. Workshops will include […] Read more »