Kim Barry: Paintings and Pottery Exhibit

The Mattapoisett Free Public Library is hosting an exhibit of local artist Kim Barry’s paintings and pottery in the library from July 28 – August 20. Mattapoisett artist Barry has a bachelor’s and Master of Fine Arts. She was head of Visual and Performing Arts at CATS Academy Boston for eight years. Additionally, she has […] Read more »

The Heirloom Gardener

Register now to hear John Forti’s lecture on “Heirloom and Native Plants – A Living History” at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library, 7 Barstow Street in Mattapoisett, on Tuesday, August 3, at 4:00 pm. This Purrington Lecture Series event is sponsored by the Mattapoisett Library Trust and the Mattapoisett Woman’s Club. In this fantastic presentation, […] Read more »

ORCTV Broadcast Premier

Old Rochester Community TV is pleased to announce the broadcast premiere of local filmmaker Gary Lawrence’s latest documentary film, “Backyard Pilots.” The film, which premiered in Rochester to a live audience of several hundred guests at the “Arch at the Meadow” event facility on June 26, chronicles the long-time friendship of local pilots Glenn Lawrence […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Free Public

Join us at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library at 7 Barstow Street in Mattapoisett on Tuesday, July 27, at 6:30 pm for a Local Author Spotlight! Mattapoisett resident Kathleen Hickey recently released a young adult novel inspired by trips to Cuttyhunk Island with her husband. As an active community volunteer, Hickey found time during the […] Read more »

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church

The Rev. Marc Eames, Rector of The Church of the Advent, Medfield, will conduct services at 8:00 am and 10:00 am on Sunday, July 25, at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, next to the Town Beach in Mattapoisett. This is the 137th Summer Season at St. Philip’s when clergy from nearby and far visit every week, […] Read more »

Hazard Mitigation Plan Public Workshop

Join us on Zoom to learn about a Hazard Mitigation Plan on Tuesday, July 27th at 6 PM. The Town of Marion is working colloboratively with the Woods Hole Group on a Hazard Mitigation Plan. Having a Hazard Mitigation Plan makes the Town eligible for mitigation grants and non-emergency disaster assistance programs. Woods Hole Group will be hosting a […] 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 23. The concert will include an opportunity for children in the audience to play rhythm instruments with the band. The program is as follows: Children’s March – E. F. Goldman; Looney Tunes Overture – B. Holcombe; A […] Read more »

Enjoy the 5th Great Community Picnic

Begin with a summer sunset by the harbor, friends and neighbors, and your own delicious picnic fare. Add great live music by Jason Kelley, Grace Morrison, and Joe Mac. Throw in beer on tap and fresh local oysters from Mattapoisett’s Copper Beech Farm. Result? The 5th Great Community Picnic on Thursday evening, August 5, 5:30 […] Read more »

Rochester Historical Society Dates

There will be a yard sale at the Museum 355 County Road on August 7 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Donations to the sale may be dropped off on the Fridays of July 16, 23, and 30, from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm. A different time can be arranged by calling 508-763-4932.             The […] Read more »

MAC’s Summer Art Auction Days

If you love art, antiques, and jewelry, mark your calendar for Summer Art Auction Days @ the MAC (Marion Art Center), scheduled July 28-31, where you can view 300+ auction items displayed salon-style in the MAC galleries. While registration and bidding will take place online only through the MAC’s website (, you can view all […] Read more »