Mattapoisett Land Trust

The Mattapoisett Land Trust Education Committee has new and updated family activities such as story walks and scavenger hunts ready and waiting for your participation at MLT properties.             On the Bowman Road “Grace Pond” property, you will find a new installation of Kate Butler’s ORR Visual Design art students’ work that corresponds with the […] Read more »

The Trail Tale

The Plumb Library and Rochester Land Trust are collaborating to offer a free spring activity for families. The Trail Tale at the George and Catherine Church Wildlife Conservation Area takes you on a half-mile walk through the woods as you follow the story of “The Gruffalo,” by Julia Donaldson, a popular children’s book about a […] Read more »

April Programs at Plumb Library

Reserve a craft takeaway bag of ingredients you will need to make a seed bomb for Earth Day! Instructions will be included, but participants should watch the video on the library’s CreativeBug online service. To view the video, make sure your library card starts with 23548. If it starts with other numbers, call the library […] Read more »

ORCTV Annual Meeting

Old Rochester Community TV will hold its annual meeting via Zoom at 5:00 pm on Thursday, May 20. The annual meeting will include the election of officers to the Old Rochester Community Television Board of Directors. The nominees for 2021 are: Marion Nominee – Phillip Sandborn, 2-year term; Rochester Nominee – Tom Bretto, 2-year term; Membership […] Read more »

Birds: The Epic Adventures of a Massachusetts Bird Photographer

Wednesday, April 21, from 6:30 pm–7:30 pm, the Mattapoisett Free Public Library, in conjunction with the Fairhaven Nasketucket Bird Club, will be hosting a remote Zoom presentation by photographer Peter Christoph, who will narrate a slideshow of his favorite bird photographs all taken right here in Massachusetts where he lives. His program is both entertaining and […] Read more »

MAC Calls for Art Auction Contributions

Save the date for the Marion Art Center’s Online Art Auction, July 28-31. In the meantime, the MAC is collecting art donations in preparation for this premier fundraising event. Do you have a piece of art or special item you no longer use or have room for? The MAC’s auction committee is now accepting paintings, prints, […] Read more »

Discover Vernal Pools with the MLT

Vernal pools are a vital breeding habitat for resident amphibians and invertebrates such as wood frogs, spotted and blue-spotted salamanders, and fairy shrimp. The MLT is once again offering an introduction to vernal pools and instructions on how to certify them through two field trips into the Old Aucoot District.              Because of COVID-19 precautions, the […] Read more »

Marion Town House

The Marion Town House is once again opened to the public. Hours of operation are 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday –Thursday, and 8:00 am – 3:30pm on Friday.             Masks are required to enter the building, and contact tracing information will be collected. Masks will be available in each department if a member of the […] Read more »

Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride

The Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride provides one of the most scenic coastal cycling courses in all of New England, and it returns for its 15th year on Sunday, October 3. Cyclists of all ages and abilities can sign up now to bike 35, 75, or 100 miles at the Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride by visiting […] Read more »

Rabies Clinic

A rabies clinic for cats and dogs will be held on Sunday, April 18 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at the Mattapoisett Fire Station, which is located at 26 County Road. The fee for the vaccination is $15. Cats must be in carriers and dogs must be leashed. Dog licensing for Mattapoisett residents will be offered. […] Read more »