Sippican Historical Society Speaker Series

The Sippican Historical Society Speaker Series continues on Thursday, January 21, at 7:00 pm with a presentation called “Women’s Clothing in WWI: A Turning Point” (via Zoom). Clothing was one of the many things permanently changed by WWI. After all, only six years transpired between the corseted Edwardian period and the appearance of the notorious […] Read more »

“Bikes for All” Kicks off Call for Donations

We are thrilled that the long-awaited Mattapoisett Rail Trail connection to Depot Street is opening this spring. To celebrate, MATTREC and the Friends of the Mattapoisett Bicycle and Recreational Path (the Friends) have teamed up to ensure that every Mattapoisett resident/family has an opportunity to fully enjoy it. This new initiative is called Bikes for […] Read more »

From Russia with Love for Valentine’s Weekend

The South Coast Chamber Music Series presents “From Russia with Love,” virtually. What better way to celebrate winter than with a troika of Russian beauties? Shostakovich hits a playfully tart bullseye with his first “String Quartet” (1938), composed after the huge success of his Fifth Symphony reinstated the composer in official favor. Rachmaninoff’s beloved “Vocalise,” […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Free Public Library

New Year, New books! The Mattapoisett Library staff have been working diligently to ensure that the library is ready when the time comes to reopen our doors to browsing, but, until then, we want to make sure patrons have access to all of the library’s newest titles. Starting now, patrons can sign up to receive […] Read more »

Story Time at Plumb Library

If you would like to participate in Plumb Library’s Zoom Storytime, please register on the Plumb Library event calendar by January 30. The Event Calendar is found on the library’s website www.plumblibrary.com.             The combined Winter/Spring session will begin the first week of February and will end the last week of April.              Once the class is confirmed, […] Read more »

Sippican Cinema Series Continues

Our first film discussion was a resounding success. Join us on January 11 when co-host Anne Converse leads a discussion of “Two for the Road” with interesting insights into the characters, music, and backstory of this bittersweet romantic comedy. It’s easy to participate.             Watch the film on your own (YouTube, Amazon Prime, or other platforms), then email […] Read more »

‘Moby-Dick’ Marathon Moves Online

“As for me, I am tormented with an everlasting itch for things remote…” – Ishmael, Moby-Dick             The best-known literary event centered on Herman Melville’s iconic American novel, “Moby-Dick,” is moving online in 2021. The New Bedford Whaling Museum’s annual Moby-Dick Marathon attracts thousands of people of all ages from around the world who share a fascination […] Read more »

New Year’s Day Walk at White Eagle

Sippican Lands Trust is starting off 2021 with a New Year’s Day Walk at Sippican Lands Trust’s White Eagle property on Friday, January 1 kicking off at Noon. This New Year’s Day Walk will be part of the many special events and walks offered by Sippican Lands Trust throughout 2021.             The walk will begin […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Library STEAM Projects To-Go

STEAM Projects To-Go brings a new project for January! STEAM Projects To-Go are created for busy teens grades 6 to 12 who still want to engage with library programming and their community. This month’s project will explore matter— anything that has mass and takes up space (or has volume). The project will be to fish […] Read more »

Can & Bottle Drive for Marion Cub Scouts

Marion Cub Scouts Pack 32 welcomes all children from kindergarten to grade 5 to join us. Cub Scouting is fun for the whole family. In Scouting, boys and girls start with their best right-now selves and grow into their very best future selves. It’s fun, hands-on learning and achievement that puts kids in the middle […] Read more »