Mattapoisett Library February Young Adult Programming

STEAM Projects To-Go brings a new project for February! 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 paper engineering – the branch of engineering that deals with the use of physical science and life sciences […] Read more »

ArtStart Registration Opens in February

The Marion Art Center is pleased to announce the return of ArtStart in 2021. ArtStart is the MAC’s summer art program for children aged 4 ½ to 9 years, offered in late June through July. ArtStart teachers are specialists in music, dance, theater, and art, and most teach throughout the year and are professionals in […] Read more »

The Art of Helen Hiller Hills

The Winter Exhibit at the Sippican Historical Society opens February 4. This exhibit highlights Helen Hiller Hills’s work in a variety of media including oils, pen and ink, and pastels. We look forward to welcoming you to the SHS at 141 Front Street, Marion. The Winter Museum Hours are Thursdays 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, and […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Library Hosts Julia Kelly

Julia Kelly, author of “The Last Garden in England,” will talk about her book via Zoom on Wednesday, February 3, at 6:00 pm. International bestselling author Julia Kelly showcased her gift for sharing richly detailed stories and the power of friendships and womanhood in “The Light Over London” and “The Whispers of War.” This January, […] Read more »

The Great Backyard Bird Count

The Marion Natural History Museum will be hosting a presentation on the “Great Backyard Bird Count,” presented by Justin Barrett of Manomet, Inc. via Zoom on Wednesday, February 10, from 3:30 – 4:30 pm.             The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is a free, fun, and easy annual citizen science event that engages birdwatchers of […] Read more »

New Music Lessons at the MAC

The Marion Art Center announces new music lessons, “Guitar and More,” for all ages, styles, and experience levels. Colin Bradley joins the MAC to offer an eight-week course in music, customized to the student’s experience and interest. Half-hour lessons will focus on the training of the ear, improvisation, songwriting, and music reading comprehension. Instruments of […] Read more »

LGBTQ Winter Film Series Goes Digital

While COVID-19 still affects us in 2021, the New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series still lives on! Thanks to funding and support provided by Mass Humanities, the Film Series will run digitally this year. Fans are urged to watch the films ahead of the main event, available on most streaming services and platforms. There are […] Read more »

Call for Entries: High School Student Art Show

The Marion Art Center announces a call for entries for its upcoming exhibit featuring work by local high school students. The show is part of the MAC’s Young Artist Program. Any student of high school age may submit up to five pieces for consideration. The MAC exhibition committee will review all works and select at […] Read more »

The Sippican Cinema Series Continues

Join Diane Kelley and Anne Converse for a fireside chat on Monday, January 25, at 5:00 pm to discuss our January film, “Strictly Ballroom,” a 1992 Australian romantic comedy film directed and co-written by Baz Luhrmann. You may request the Zoom link by conta cting us at Watch the film on your own, then join us […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Library 2021 Quahog Reading Program Goes Virtual

Mattapoisett Free Public Library’s Annual Quahog Award Program for children in third to sixth grade is virtual this year for the safety of our children and families. Beginning Tuesday, January 26, teachers, students, and parents can log their children into our new Beanstack Book Logging Program and participate. As students read and track their books, they […] Read more »