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Junior Police Explorers

For Kids Region: Carver. Phone: (508) 465-1399. Summary: YPAC Summer Science Week: Junior Police Explorers, July 29-Sept. 16. For ages 10-14 only. Free but must register. To sign up email ypacinc@gmail.com or call (508) 465-1399. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 247B Tremont St.

Spirit of Song Ensemble

Concerts Region: New Bedford. Summary: Fundraising dinner to take place 6:30 p.m. Sept. 2 with “CHOPPED” award-winning Portuguese Chef, Jose Rego at the Top Shelf Bar and Grille. Three course dinner, tickets $35 and are available by calling (508) 942-6383 or (508) 264-8010. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. 1825 Acushnet Ave.

Gallery X: Fine Art Paintings from Leon Allen

Exhibits & Galleries Region: New Bedford. Summary: Gallery X: Presents Fine Art Paintings from Leon Allen, Sept. 3-28. Artist reception 7-10 p.m. Sept. 13. Gallery open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and 5-9 p.m. second Thursdays for AHA! night. (508) 992-2675, info@galleryx.org or www.galleryx.org. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, September 28, 2014, 1:00 PM. 169 William St.

Steel Dreams

Concerts Region: Dartmouth. Summary: Apponagansett Summer Concert Series. Shows 6-8 p.m. $4 per person in advance or $5 per person at the gate, children under 12 free. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Apponagansett Park.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Also Saturday at 2:00PM to 2:45PM. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Nora Theatre Company: “Emilie: La Marquise du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight”

On Stage Region: Cambridge. Artist/event website: http://www.centralsquaretheater.org. Summary: Nora Theatre Company: Presents “Emilie: La Marquise du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight,” Sept. 4-Oct. 5. Tickets $15. For tickets, call (866) 811-4111 or visit www.centralsquaretheater.org. Thursday, September 4, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, October 5, 2014, 1:00 PM. Central Square Theater, 450 Massachusetts Ave.

The Gamm Theatre: “Grounded”

On Stage Region: Pawtucket. Artist/event website: http://www.gammtheatre.org. Phone: (401) 723-4266. Summary: Presents the New England premiere of George Brant’s “Grounded,” Sept. 4-28. Tickets $41. Thursday, September 4, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, September 28, 2014, 1:00 PM. 172 Exchange St.

Trinity Rep: “Ivanov”

On Stage Region: Providence. Summary: Trinity Rep presents “Ivanov,” Sept. 4-Oct. 5. For tickets and more information visit www.trinityrep.com. Thursday, September 4, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, October 5, 2014, 1:00 PM. 201 Washington St.

Martinis & Meatballs!

Fall River Summary: Stop by for a $5.00 Svedka martini and complimentary meatballs!! Every Thursday evening from 5-10 p.m. Region: Fall River. Venue website: https://thetipsytoboggan.com. Email: tipsytoboggan.fallriver@gmail.com. Thursday, September 4, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Tipsy Toboggan 75 Ferry St. Fall River, Mass. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Fort Adams Sundown Thursdays

Concerts Region: Newport. Summary: Concert presents The Merge and Friends. Concert casual food from local vendors as well as non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages sold. Free. Thursday, September 4, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Fort Adams.

Saints and Singers chorus starting rehearsals for Christmas season

Bits & Pieces Summary: Like to Sing? Saints and Singers chorus is starting rehearsals for the Christmas season on Thursday, Sept. 4th, at 7:00 pm, Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne (next to the Bourne Library). Come join us for a pot-luck supper, hear the cantata, and become part of the Saints and Singers family. We are an ecumenical chorus, entering our 36th year, dedicated to bringing God’s message to communities in southeast New England through music. We rehearse once a week, on Thursdays, at Bourne Uni… Region: Bourne. Directions: If traveling from the Wareham or New Bedford area, go over the Bourne Bridge, take the first right in front of the police station, then take an immediate right down the hill, turn left, the Bourne United Methodist Church is about 1/8 of a mile down Sandwich Rd. on the right-hand side (right before the Bourne Library). Phone: 598-958-7479. Email: saintsandsingerschorus@yahoo.com. Thursday, September 4, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne, Mass. 02532.

Judith Klein Art Gallery: “All About Fruits”

Exhibits & Galleries Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 965-7396. Venue website: http://www.judithkleinart.com. Summary: Judith Klein Art Gallery presents “All About Fruits” exhibit Sept. 5-Oct. 31. Opening reception 5-8 p.m. Sept. 5. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, weekends by appointment, 5-9 p.m. every AHA! Night (second Thursdays). Friday, September 5, 2014, 12:00 PM – Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 1:00 PM. 127 W. Rodney French Blvd.

Boston Lyric Stage Company: “Sweeney Todd"

On Stage Region: Boston. Summary: Boston Lyric Stage Company presents “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” Sept. 5-Oct. 11. Discount tickets for students and seniors. Call (617) 585-5678 or visit www.lyricstage.com for tickets and information. Friday, September 5, 2014, 12:00 PM – Saturday, October 11, 2014, 1:00 PM. 140 Clarendon St.

The Friends of Westport Library: Annual Used Book Sale

Sales Summary: Taking place Sept. 6-13. Preview night for members 6-8 p.m. Sept. 5. Guests can purchase memberships at the door for $10 single, $20 family. Region: Westport. Phone: (508) 636-1100. Friday, September 5, 2014, 12:00 PM – Saturday, September 13, 2014, 1:00 PM. 408 Old Colony Road.

Summer’s Last Blast X

Bits & Pieces Summary: Presented by the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts, 6 p.m. Sept. 5 at Destruction Brook Farm. tickets $150. RSVP by Aug. 29, for information or to sign up call (508) 996-8253. Region: Dartmouth. Phone: (508) 996-8253. Friday, September 5, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 107 Slades Corner Road.

C.A.R.E. Southcoast:

Sales Summary: Good stuff cheap yard sale. Proceeds to benefit homeless pets. Region: Acushnet. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM. 737 Middle Road.

Smith Neck Friends Meeting

Sales Summary: Annual Rummage Sale. Books, clothes, household items and antiques will be up for grabs. Region: Dartmouth. Phone: (508) 994-5108. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM. 594 Smith Neck Road.

Pooches in the Pool

Bits & Pieces Summary: Dartmouth YMCA. $10 per dog, swim with your dog in the pool. www.ymcasouthcoast.org. Region: Dartmouth. Phone: (508) 993-3361. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 276 Gulf Road.

Fisher College "Family Fun Day"

Bits & Pieces Summary: Have some fun for FREE at Fisher College’s “Family Fun Day” at its New Bedford campus. The event is free and open to the public as Fisher College’s way of saying thank you to the community for years of friendship and support. Come and enjoy free food, music, face painting, arts and crafts, prizes and more. In case of inclement weather, a rain date has been scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Region: New Bedford. Artist/event website: http://www.fisher.edu/fun. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Fisher College - New Bedford campus 777 Church St, New Bedford, Mass.

Fisher College "Family Fun Day"

For Free Region: New Bedford. Summary: Have some fun for free at Fisher College’s “Family Fun Day” at its New Bedford campus. The event is free and open to the public as Fisher College’s way of saying thank you to the community for years of friendship and support. Come and enjoy free food, music, face painting, arts and crafts, prizes and more. In case of inclement weather, a rain date has been scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 777 Church Street New Bedford, Mass. For more info visit www.fisher.edu.

Falmouth Theatre Guild Benefit

On Stage Region: Falmouth. Artist/event website: http://www.falmouththeatreguild.org. Summary: FTG Presents Gian Carlo Menotti’s “The Telephone and The Medium” 7:30 p.m. Sept. 6 and 2 p.m. Sept. 7. Shows will benefit the FTG Costume House Renovation project. Tickets $25 and are available online at www.falmouththeatreguild.org. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, September 7, 2014, 1:00 PM. 58 Highfield Dr.

27th Annual Cape Cod Glass Show and Sale

Sales Summary: Taking place 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 6 and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 7. Admission is $7. Region: Sandwich. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, September 7, 2014, 1:00 PM. 324 Quaker Meetinghouse Road.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Kenny Richards

Concerts Region: Westport. Venue website: http://www.westportrivers.com. Summary: Westport Rivers Winery: Sunset Music Series presents Kenny Richards. Admission $10 per carload and beer, wine and SoCo local food will be served for a fee. Weather permitting. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 417 Hixbridge Road.

The Hot Tamale Brass Band

Concerts Region: New Bedford. Summary: Wepecket Island Records. Russ Mello will open. Tickets $18, $12 for children. For tickets visit www.wepecket.com or call (508) 292-5632. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Wamsutta Club, 427 County St.

Family Nautical Night

Bits & Pieces Summary: Battleship Cove. Spend the night on a WWII Battleship, eat “chow-line style” in the wardroom and sleep in restored navy bunks. $60 per person. To reserve spot call (508) 678-1100 or visit www.battleshipcove.org. Region: Fall River. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 5 Water St.

Farmer’s Market at Westport Town Farm

Sales Summary: Kicking off June 14 and will take place Saturdays 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. through September. Market will host over 12 local vendors offering shellfish, fresh flowers, vegetables, jewelry and more. For information contact sconnors@ttorg.org. Region: Westport. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 8:30 PM – Sunday, September 7, 2014, 1:30 AM. Westport Town Farm.

WHM Empowerment Center

Religious Region: New Bedford. Email: Info@whmintl.org. Artist/event website: http://www.whmintl.org/. Sunday, September 7, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 651 Orchard Street Suite 304; New Bedford, Mass. 02744.

Providence Folk Festival

Concerts Region: Providence. Venue website: http://www.nps.gov/rowi. Summary: Free music festival will take place Sept. 7 at Roger Williams National Memorial. Line up includes Robin Lane, Andy Pratt, Steve Allain, Bob Kendall and more. For information visit www.nps.gov/rowi. Sunday, September 7, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 282 North Main St.

The Dance Complex

Dance Region: Cambridge. Venue website: http://www.dancecomplex.org. Summary: The Fall performance series presents “A Season Preview Party: Dance Up To the Minute,” Sept. 7. For tickets and information visit www.dancecomplex.org. Sunday, September 7, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 536 Massachusetts Ave.

Car wash at Walgreens

Sales Summary: Attitude Academy of Performing Arts's Car wash at Walgreens. $5 per vehicle. Region: New Bedford. Sunday, September 7, 2014, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 2968 Acushnet Ave.

Fairhaven Farmers Market

Sales Summary: On the lawn of Fairhaven High School, 1-4 p.m. Sundays starting June 15 through Oct. 19. Support local crafters and farmers. For information email ann.richard@gmail.com. Region: Fairhaven. Sunday, September 7, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 12 Huttleston Ave.

Farmers Market at Saint Anne’s Hospital

Bits & Pieces Select patients enrolled in the hospital’s diabetes education program may use special “Steward Bucks” vouchers for this market. Other accepted forms of payment include cash, check, debit and credit cards, and SNAP. Free valet parking is available, too. Summary: Enjoy fresh, locally grown produce and other healthy goods at Saint Anne’s Hospital's weekly Farmers Market. Held in conjunction with Silverbrook Farm of Dartmouth, the market features locally grown produce and locally made products, as well as information about community programs and services aimed at promoting a healthier lifestyle, demonstrations, recipes, and samples of healthy food offerings using seasonal ingredients sold at the market. Region: Fall River. Directions: From New Bedford, MA/points east: Route I-195 West to Exit 7 (Plymouth Ave.). Follow to traffic lights at bottom of exit. Go left on Plymouth Ave. Follow for ½ mile to third set of traffic lights at top of hill (Lyon St.). Go right on Lyon St. and follow to stop sign (intersection with Second St.). Continue across intersection to Middle St. and follow Middle St. almost to traffic lights. Hospital entrances are on the left. Artist/event website: www.saintanneshospital.org. Venue website: www.saintanneshospital.org. Phone: 508-235-5289. Email: Tracy.Ibbotson@Steward.org. Monday, September 8, 2014, 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Saint Anne's Hospital 795 Middle Street Fall River, Mass. 02721. For more info visit www.steward.org.

Brooklawn Farmer’s Market

Sales Summary: Every Monday afternoon, 2-6 p.m. June 16-Oct. 27. Produce will be locally grown and current WIC’s Farmers Market Coupons and Elderly Coupons will be accepted. Region: New Bedford. Monday, September 8, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Ashley Blvd. entrance to Brooklawn Park.

New Bedford Cultural Council

Bits & Pieces Summary: Seeks funding proposals and announces new guidelines for groups. To learn more, visit the information session at New Bedford Public Library. Region: New Bedford. Artist/event website: http://www.mass-culture.org/new-bedford#/. Monday, September 8, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 613 Pleasant St.

Sippican Choral Society first rehearsal

Religious Region: Mattapoisett. Registration/reservations: New and returning members are welcome to join the chorus simply by coming to the one of the first three rehearsals, September 8, 15, and 22nd at 7:15 p.m. Call Peter McDonald @ 508-748-0286 for further information. Rehearsals begin promptly at 7:30 every Monday evening, but singers are asked to arrive by 7:15 p.m. for their first rehearsal in order to register and receive music. All voices are welcome (soprano, alto, tenor, and bass), and no auditions are required. As always, everyone who has sun… Phone: 508-748-0286. Email: peterconversemcdonald@gmail.com. Artist/event website: http://www.sippicanchoral.org/. Monday, September 8, 2014, 7:15 PM – 9:15 PM. Mattapoisett Congregational Church Church Street Mattapoisett, Mass. 02739.

Junior Police Explorers

For Kids Region: Carver. Phone: (508) 465-1399. Summary: YPAC Summer Science Week: Junior Police Explorers, July 29-Sept. 16. For ages 10-14 only. Free but must register. To sign up email ypacinc@gmail.com or call (508) 465-1399. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 247B Tremont St.

Gallery X: “Art of the Classic Nude”

Exhibits & Galleries Region: New Bedford. Email: info@galleryx.org. Venue website: http://www.galleryx.org. Summary: Call for Art for “Art of the Classic Nude” exhibition taking place Sept. 10-Oct. 5. Open community art show, public can submit up to four pieces of art. Contact gallery for information. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, October 5, 2014, 1:00 PM. 169 William St.

“Disney On Ice Presents Frozen”

Bits & Pieces Summary: Dunkin Donuts Center: Presents “Disney On Ice Presents Frozen,” Sept. 10-14. For tickets and more information visit www.disneyonice.com. Region: Providence. Artist/event website: http://www.disneyonice.com. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, September 14, 2014, 1:00 PM. 1 Lasalle Sq.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Also Saturday at 2:00PM to 2:45PM. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

9/11 Movie

Bits & Pieces Summary: Please join us for this film to commemorate the events of 9/11. This film precedes the town's September 11th Observance Ceremony at the Public Safety Complex on Taunton Avenue at 6:00 p.m. Region: Seekonk. Directions: 410 Newman Ave, Seekonk, MA 02771. Venue website: http://www.seekonkpl.org. Phone: 508-336-8230 x5130. Email: library@seekonkpl.org. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM. Seekonk Public Library.

Martinis & Meatballs!

Fall River Summary: Stop by for a $5.00 Svedka martini and complimentary meatballs!! Every Thursday evening from 5-10 p.m. Region: Fall River. Venue website: https://thetipsytoboggan.com. Email: tipsytoboggan.fallriver@gmail.com. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Tipsy Toboggan 75 Ferry St. Fall River, Mass. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Bartleby Scrivener Poets

Books Region: New Bedford. Summary: Now meeting at Gallery X on second Thursday each month 6:15-8 p.m, with sign-up and socializing 15 minutes beforehand. Poets should bring 15-20 copies of one poem. Encouragement and feedback will be offered in this creative, supportive setting. For more information: Susan Grace, (508) 287-2482. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 169 William St.

Saints and Singers chorus starting rehearsals for Christmas season

Bits & Pieces Summary: Like to Sing? Saints and Singers chorus is starting rehearsals for the Christmas season on Thursday, Sept. 4th, at 7:00 pm, Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne (next to the Bourne Library). Come join us for a pot-luck supper, hear the cantata, and become part of the Saints and Singers family. We are an ecumenical chorus, entering our 36th year, dedicated to bringing God’s message to communities in southeast New England through music. We rehearse once a week, on Thursdays, at Bourne Uni… Region: Bourne. Directions: If traveling from the Wareham or New Bedford area, go over the Bourne Bridge, take the first right in front of the police station, then take an immediate right down the hill, turn left, the Bourne United Methodist Church is about 1/8 of a mile down Sandwich Rd. on the right-hand side (right before the Bourne Library). Phone: 598-958-7479. Email: saintsandsingerschorus@yahoo.com. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne, Mass. 02532.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Saturday, September 13, 2014, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

iPad and iPhone users group

Books Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Summary: 3-4 p.m. third Saturday of the month starting Nov. 16. Saturday, September 13, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Mattapoisett Free Public Library, 7 Barstow St.

Farmer’s Market at Westport Town Farm

Sales Summary: Kicking off June 14 and will take place Saturdays 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. through September. Market will host over 12 local vendors offering shellfish, fresh flowers, vegetables, jewelry and more. For information contact sconnors@ttorg.org. Region: Westport. Saturday, September 13, 2014, 8:30 PM – Sunday, September 14, 2014, 1:30 AM. Westport Town Farm.

Fairhaven Farmers Market

Sales Summary: On the lawn of Fairhaven High School, 1-4 p.m. Sundays starting June 15 through Oct. 19. Support local crafters and farmers. For information email ann.richard@gmail.com. Region: Fairhaven. Sunday, September 14, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 12 Huttleston Ave.

Spirit of Grace

Religious Region: Dartmouth. Registration/reservations: For reservations call 508-991-8596. All participants must be accompanied by a parent or caretaker. Sunday, September 14, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. St. Peter's Church, Judith Clarke Center 351 Elm St Dartmouth, Mass.

Spirit of Grace service for autistic and special needs children

Religious Region: Dartmouth. Registration/reservations: Reservations are needed. Please call Andrea at 508-991-8596, Rev. Rebecca Blair at 508-992-9274, or Beryl at 508-493-4408. Phone: 508-991-8596. Email: andreat120@comcast.net. Directions: From New Bedford, take Dartmouth St.. Turn right on Prospect St.. Turn left on Elm Street. Sunday, September 14, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Judith Clarke Center at St. Peter's Church 351 Elm St So. Dartmouth, Mass.

Farmers Market at Saint Anne’s Hospital

Bits & Pieces Select patients enrolled in the hospital’s diabetes education program may use special “Steward Bucks” vouchers for this market. Other accepted forms of payment include cash, check, debit and credit cards, and SNAP. Free valet parking is available, too. Summary: Enjoy fresh, locally grown produce and other healthy goods at Saint Anne’s Hospital's weekly Farmers Market. Held in conjunction with Silverbrook Farm of Dartmouth, the market features locally grown produce and locally made products, as well as information about community programs and services aimed at promoting a healthier lifestyle, demonstrations, recipes, and samples of healthy food offerings using seasonal ingredients sold at the market. Region: Fall River. Directions: From New Bedford, MA/points east: Route I-195 West to Exit 7 (Plymouth Ave.). Follow to traffic lights at bottom of exit. Go left on Plymouth Ave. Follow for ½ mile to third set of traffic lights at top of hill (Lyon St.). Go right on Lyon St. and follow to stop sign (intersection with Second St.). Continue across intersection to Middle St. and follow Middle St. almost to traffic lights. Hospital entrances are on the left. Artist/event website: www.saintanneshospital.org. Venue website: www.saintanneshospital.org. Phone: 508-235-5289. Email: Tracy.Ibbotson@Steward.org. Monday, September 15, 2014, 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Saint Anne's Hospital 795 Middle Street Fall River, Mass. 02721. For more info visit www.steward.org.

Brooklawn Farmer’s Market

Sales Summary: Every Monday afternoon, 2-6 p.m. June 16-Oct. 27. Produce will be locally grown and current WIC’s Farmers Market Coupons and Elderly Coupons will be accepted. Region: New Bedford. Monday, September 15, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Ashley Blvd. entrance to Brooklawn Park.

Junior Police Explorers

For Kids Region: Carver. Phone: (508) 465-1399. Summary: YPAC Summer Science Week: Junior Police Explorers, July 29-Sept. 16. For ages 10-14 only. Free but must register. To sign up email ypacinc@gmail.com or call (508) 465-1399. Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 247B Tremont St.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Also Saturday at 2:00PM to 2:45PM. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Martinis & Meatballs!

Fall River Summary: Stop by for a $5.00 Svedka martini and complimentary meatballs!! Every Thursday evening from 5-10 p.m. Region: Fall River. Venue website: https://thetipsytoboggan.com. Email: tipsytoboggan.fallriver@gmail.com. Thursday, September 18, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Tipsy Toboggan 75 Ferry St. Fall River, Mass. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

"Get your Ducks in a Row"

Lectures / Seminars Registration/reservations: Call to register/reserve. Phone: 508-994-5200. Email: info@nbelderlaw.com. Artist/event website: www.myfamilyestateplanning.com. Summary: A FREE informational presentation sponsored by Surprenant & Beneski, P.C. reveals the legal steps you should consider if you loved one is in a Nursing Home or about to enter one soon. You will learn: • The new changes in the Medicaid laws and the steps you need to take right now to protect your finances. • Some of the biggest mistakes families of nursing home residents make and how you can avoid them. • Find out why “traditional” estate planning doesn’t work… and find out what does. • How gifting… Region: Dartmouth. Thursday, September 18, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Cedars Assisted Living 626 Old Westport Road Dartmouth, Mass. 02747.

Saints and Singers chorus starting rehearsals for Christmas season

Bits & Pieces Summary: Like to Sing? Saints and Singers chorus is starting rehearsals for the Christmas season on Thursday, Sept. 4th, at 7:00 pm, Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne (next to the Bourne Library). Come join us for a pot-luck supper, hear the cantata, and become part of the Saints and Singers family. We are an ecumenical chorus, entering our 36th year, dedicated to bringing God’s message to communities in southeast New England through music. We rehearse once a week, on Thursdays, at Bourne Uni… Region: Bourne. Directions: If traveling from the Wareham or New Bedford area, go over the Bourne Bridge, take the first right in front of the police station, then take an immediate right down the hill, turn left, the Bourne United Methodist Church is about 1/8 of a mile down Sandwich Rd. on the right-hand side (right before the Bourne Library). Phone: 598-958-7479. Email: saintsandsingerschorus@yahoo.com. Thursday, September 18, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne, Mass. 02532.

Private tour of the USS Massachusetts Guns

Museums Summary: Battleship Cove. Private tour of the USS Massachusetts Guns scheduled for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 20. $55 per person, registration limited to first 15 participants. Call (508) 678-1100 ext. 101 for information. Region: Fall River. Artist/event website: http://www.battleshipcove.org. Saturday, September 20, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. 5 Water St.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Saturday, September 20, 2014, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Fairhaven Farmers Market

Sales Summary: On the lawn of Fairhaven High School, 1-4 p.m. Sundays starting June 15 through Oct. 19. Support local crafters and farmers. For information email ann.richard@gmail.com. Region: Fairhaven. Sunday, September 21, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 12 Huttleston Ave.

Farmers Market at Saint Anne’s Hospital

Bits & Pieces Select patients enrolled in the hospital’s diabetes education program may use special “Steward Bucks” vouchers for this market. Other accepted forms of payment include cash, check, debit and credit cards, and SNAP. Free valet parking is available, too. Summary: Enjoy fresh, locally grown produce and other healthy goods at Saint Anne’s Hospital's weekly Farmers Market. Held in conjunction with Silverbrook Farm of Dartmouth, the market features locally grown produce and locally made products, as well as information about community programs and services aimed at promoting a healthier lifestyle, demonstrations, recipes, and samples of healthy food offerings using seasonal ingredients sold at the market. Region: Fall River. Directions: From New Bedford, MA/points east: Route I-195 West to Exit 7 (Plymouth Ave.). Follow to traffic lights at bottom of exit. Go left on Plymouth Ave. Follow for ½ mile to third set of traffic lights at top of hill (Lyon St.). Go right on Lyon St. and follow to stop sign (intersection with Second St.). Continue across intersection to Middle St. and follow Middle St. almost to traffic lights. Hospital entrances are on the left. Artist/event website: www.saintanneshospital.org. Venue website: www.saintanneshospital.org. Phone: 508-235-5289. Email: Tracy.Ibbotson@Steward.org. Monday, September 22, 2014, 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Saint Anne's Hospital 795 Middle Street Fall River, Mass. 02721. For more info visit www.steward.org.

Brooklawn Farmer’s Market

Sales Summary: Every Monday afternoon, 2-6 p.m. June 16-Oct. 27. Produce will be locally grown and current WIC’s Farmers Market Coupons and Elderly Coupons will be accepted. Region: New Bedford. Monday, September 22, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Ashley Blvd. entrance to Brooklawn Park.

Laura Morelli Lecture-Made in France

Lectures / Seminars Phone: 508-991-5096. Email: msanguinetti@umassd.edu. Summary: Laura Morelli, noted author and art historian, will present a lecture on her book Made in France. Ms Morelli, the author of several travel books, has appeared on CNN, Frommers Travel Show and in USA Today, House & Garden Magazine and Traditional Home. The event sponsored by the Boivin Center for French Language and Culture is free and open to the public. A book signing will follow the presentation. Region: Dartmouth. Monday, September 22, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Grand Reading Room, Claire T. Carney Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

Greater New Bedford Civil War Round Table

Bits & Pieces Summary: Meets 7 p.m. fourth Tuesdays at the Fort Taber/Fort Rodman Military Museum. For information and directions, call Bob Lytle. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 542-7630. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Fort Taber Park.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Also Saturday at 2:00PM to 2:45PM. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Martinis & Meatballs!

Fall River Summary: Stop by for a $5.00 Svedka martini and complimentary meatballs!! Every Thursday evening from 5-10 p.m. Region: Fall River. Venue website: https://thetipsytoboggan.com. Email: tipsytoboggan.fallriver@gmail.com. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Tipsy Toboggan 75 Ferry St. Fall River, Mass. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Saints and Singers chorus starting rehearsals for Christmas season

Bits & Pieces Summary: Like to Sing? Saints and Singers chorus is starting rehearsals for the Christmas season on Thursday, Sept. 4th, at 7:00 pm, Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne (next to the Bourne Library). Come join us for a pot-luck supper, hear the cantata, and become part of the Saints and Singers family. We are an ecumenical chorus, entering our 36th year, dedicated to bringing God’s message to communities in southeast New England through music. We rehearse once a week, on Thursdays, at Bourne Uni… Region: Bourne. Directions: If traveling from the Wareham or New Bedford area, go over the Bourne Bridge, take the first right in front of the police station, then take an immediate right down the hill, turn left, the Bourne United Methodist Church is about 1/8 of a mile down Sandwich Rd. on the right-hand side (right before the Bourne Library). Phone: 598-958-7479. Email: saintsandsingerschorus@yahoo.com. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne, Mass. 02532.

Acushnet Wesley United Methodist Church rummage and bake sale

Sales Great sale! Summary: Friday Evening 5:30-8 p.m. and Saturday 9/27/14 9 a.m. until noon. Clothing, flea market Items, toys and books, homemade baked goods. Region: New Bedford. Directions: Left off South Main onto Main Street, Stone church down hill on right. Registration/reservations: N/A. Phone: 508-995-0362. Email: patwessling@me.com. Friday, September 26, 2014, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. 67 Main Street, Acushnet, Mass. 02743.

Working Waterfront Festival

Phone: 508-993-8894. Email: info@workingwaterfrontfestival.org. Directions: Rt. 18 to Elm Street for free parking in Elm Street Garage. Trolley available from parking garage to Festival. Venue website: www.workingwaterfrontfestival.org. Saturday, September 27, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. New Bedford Historic Waterfront Fisherman's Wharf (Pier 3) to Merrill's Wharf.

Museum Day Live!

Bits & Pieces Visit: http://Smithsonian.com/museumdaylive to download your free passes for September 27th. Summary: Atwood House Museum will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, September 27, 2014, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s tenth annual Museum Day Live! A nationwide event, Museum Day Live! Offers free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! Ticket at a participating museum or cultural institution. The Museum Day Live! Ticket will be available to download beginning in August at Smithsonian.com/museumdaylive. Visitors who present Museum Day Live ! ticket will gain free entrance for two at partic… Region: New Bedford. Directions: The Atwood House Museum is located at 347 Stage Harbor Road in Chatham, MA 02633. Proceed on Route 28 to the small Traffic Circle in downtown Chatham where Stage Harbor Road begins, heading south. The Museum is about 1/2 mile down Stage Harbor Road, on the left. Registration/reservations: None. Artist/event website: http://Smithsonian.com/museumdaylive. Venue website: http://www.chathamhistoricalsociety.org/. Phone: 508-945-2493. Saturday, September 27, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. The Atwood House Museum is located at 347 Stage Harbor Road in Chatham, Mass. 02633. For more info visit www.chathamhistoricalsociety.org.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Saturday, September 27, 2014, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Working Waterfront Festival

Phone: 508-993-8894. Email: info@workingwaterfrontfestival.org. Directions: Rt. 18 to Elm Street for free parking in Elm Street Garage. Trolley available from parking garage to Festival. Venue website: www.workingwaterfrontfestival.org. Sunday, September 28, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. New Bedford Historic Waterfront Fisherman's Wharf (Pier 3) to Merrill's Wharf.

Fairhaven Farmers Market

Sales Summary: On the lawn of Fairhaven High School, 1-4 p.m. Sundays starting June 15 through Oct. 19. Support local crafters and farmers. For information email ann.richard@gmail.com. Region: Fairhaven. Sunday, September 28, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 12 Huttleston Ave.

Farmers Market at Saint Anne’s Hospital

Bits & Pieces Select patients enrolled in the hospital’s diabetes education program may use special “Steward Bucks” vouchers for this market. Other accepted forms of payment include cash, check, debit and credit cards, and SNAP. Free valet parking is available, too. Summary: Enjoy fresh, locally grown produce and other healthy goods at Saint Anne’s Hospital's weekly Farmers Market. Held in conjunction with Silverbrook Farm of Dartmouth, the market features locally grown produce and locally made products, as well as information about community programs and services aimed at promoting a healthier lifestyle, demonstrations, recipes, and samples of healthy food offerings using seasonal ingredients sold at the market. Region: Fall River. Directions: From New Bedford, MA/points east: Route I-195 West to Exit 7 (Plymouth Ave.). Follow to traffic lights at bottom of exit. Go left on Plymouth Ave. Follow for ½ mile to third set of traffic lights at top of hill (Lyon St.). Go right on Lyon St. and follow to stop sign (intersection with Second St.). Continue across intersection to Middle St. and follow Middle St. almost to traffic lights. Hospital entrances are on the left. Artist/event website: www.saintanneshospital.org. Venue website: www.saintanneshospital.org. Phone: 508-235-5289. Email: Tracy.Ibbotson@Steward.org. Monday, September 29, 2014, 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Saint Anne's Hospital 795 Middle Street Fall River, Mass. 02721. For more info visit www.steward.org.

Brooklawn Farmer’s Market

Sales Summary: Every Monday afternoon, 2-6 p.m. June 16-Oct. 27. Produce will be locally grown and current WIC’s Farmers Market Coupons and Elderly Coupons will be accepted. Region: New Bedford. Monday, September 29, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Ashley Blvd. entrance to Brooklawn Park.

John Cummings, author of Cream of the Crop, Lecture and Slide Presentation

Lectures / Seminars Phone: 508-991-5096. Email: msanguinetti@umassd.edu. Summary: John "Red" Cummings, local realtor and author, will present a lecture and slide presentation on his latest book, Cream of the Crop, Fall River's Best and Brightest. The event sponsored by the Claire T. Carney Library Associates is free and open to the public. A book signing will follow the presentation. Region: Dartmouth. Monday, September 29, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Grand Reading Room, Claire T. Carney Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Also Saturday at 2:00PM to 2:45PM. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Martinis & Meatballs!

Fall River Summary: Stop by for a $5.00 Svedka martini and complimentary meatballs!! Every Thursday evening from 5-10 p.m. Region: Fall River. Venue website: https://thetipsytoboggan.com. Email: tipsytoboggan.fallriver@gmail.com. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Tipsy Toboggan 75 Ferry St. Fall River, Mass. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Saints and Singers chorus starting rehearsals for Christmas season

Bits & Pieces Summary: Like to Sing? Saints and Singers chorus is starting rehearsals for the Christmas season on Thursday, Sept. 4th, at 7:00 pm, Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne (next to the Bourne Library). Come join us for a pot-luck supper, hear the cantata, and become part of the Saints and Singers family. We are an ecumenical chorus, entering our 36th year, dedicated to bringing God’s message to communities in southeast New England through music. We rehearse once a week, on Thursdays, at Bourne Uni… Region: Bourne. Directions: If traveling from the Wareham or New Bedford area, go over the Bourne Bridge, take the first right in front of the police station, then take an immediate right down the hill, turn left, the Bourne United Methodist Church is about 1/8 of a mile down Sandwich Rd. on the right-hand side (right before the Bourne Library). Phone: 598-958-7479. Email: saintsandsingerschorus@yahoo.com. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne, Mass. 02532.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Saturday, October 4, 2014, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

New Bedford Seaport Chowder Festival

Bits & Pieces Summary: Area restaurants serving up sample size portions of their best clam and seafood chowders, stuffed quahogs and kale soup. all under tent, Live music, beer, wine, soft drinks and the annual lobster races. Region: New Bedford. Directions: GPS address for Pier 3 is 228 MacArthur Blvd. Artist/event website: www.downtownnb.org. Phone: 508-990-2777. Email: dnb@downtownnb.org. Sunday, October 5, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Pier 3, New Bedford's Working Waterfront.

Fairhaven Farmers Market

Sales Summary: On the lawn of Fairhaven High School, 1-4 p.m. Sundays starting June 15 through Oct. 19. Support local crafters and farmers. For information email ann.richard@gmail.com. Region: Fairhaven. Sunday, October 5, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 12 Huttleston Ave.

Farmers Market at Saint Anne’s Hospital

Bits & Pieces Select patients enrolled in the hospital’s diabetes education program may use special “Steward Bucks” vouchers for this market. Other accepted forms of payment include cash, check, debit and credit cards, and SNAP. Free valet parking is available, too. Summary: Enjoy fresh, locally grown produce and other healthy goods at Saint Anne’s Hospital's weekly Farmers Market. Held in conjunction with Silverbrook Farm of Dartmouth, the market features locally grown produce and locally made products, as well as information about community programs and services aimed at promoting a healthier lifestyle, demonstrations, recipes, and samples of healthy food offerings using seasonal ingredients sold at the market. Region: Fall River. Directions: From New Bedford, MA/points east: Route I-195 West to Exit 7 (Plymouth Ave.). Follow to traffic lights at bottom of exit. Go left on Plymouth Ave. Follow for ½ mile to third set of traffic lights at top of hill (Lyon St.). Go right on Lyon St. and follow to stop sign (intersection with Second St.). Continue across intersection to Middle St. and follow Middle St. almost to traffic lights. Hospital entrances are on the left. Artist/event website: www.saintanneshospital.org. Venue website: www.saintanneshospital.org. Phone: 508-235-5289. Email: Tracy.Ibbotson@Steward.org. Monday, October 6, 2014, 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Saint Anne's Hospital 795 Middle Street Fall River, Mass. 02721. For more info visit www.steward.org.

Brooklawn Farmer’s Market

Sales Summary: Every Monday afternoon, 2-6 p.m. June 16-Oct. 27. Produce will be locally grown and current WIC’s Farmers Market Coupons and Elderly Coupons will be accepted. Region: New Bedford. Monday, October 6, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Ashley Blvd. entrance to Brooklawn Park.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Also Saturday at 2:00PM to 2:45PM. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Bartleby Scrivener Poets

Books Region: New Bedford. Summary: Now meeting at Gallery X on second Thursday each month 6:15-8 p.m, with sign-up and socializing 15 minutes beforehand. Poets should bring 15-20 copies of one poem. Encouragement and feedback will be offered in this creative, supportive setting. For more information: Susan Grace, (508) 287-2482. Thursday, October 9, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 169 William St.

Saints and Singers chorus starting rehearsals for Christmas season

Bits & Pieces Summary: Like to Sing? Saints and Singers chorus is starting rehearsals for the Christmas season on Thursday, Sept. 4th, at 7:00 pm, Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne (next to the Bourne Library). Come join us for a pot-luck supper, hear the cantata, and become part of the Saints and Singers family. We are an ecumenical chorus, entering our 36th year, dedicated to bringing God’s message to communities in southeast New England through music. We rehearse once a week, on Thursdays, at Bourne Uni… Region: Bourne. Directions: If traveling from the Wareham or New Bedford area, go over the Bourne Bridge, take the first right in front of the police station, then take an immediate right down the hill, turn left, the Bourne United Methodist Church is about 1/8 of a mile down Sandwich Rd. on the right-hand side (right before the Bourne Library). Phone: 598-958-7479. Email: saintsandsingerschorus@yahoo.com. Thursday, October 9, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne, Mass. 02532.

British Legends weekend

Bits & Pieces Summary: The beautiful grounds of the Heritage Museum & Gardens in Sandwich Massachusetts is the site for the 12th Annual British Legends Weekend. Sponsored by the Cape Cod British Car Club -3 day celebration of British motoring begins with a meet and greet on Friday night. The fun continues Saturday with your choice of either a back road cruise or a tour of Sandwich as it prepares to celebrate its incorporation 375 years ago. Saturday night there is a social mixer. The weekend culminates on Sunday with a show of Cl… Region: Sandwich. Artist/event website: www.capecodbritishcarclub.org. Venue website: www.heritagemuseumsandgardens.org. Phone: 774-836-6205. Email: events@capecodbritishcarclub.org. Friday, October 10, 2014, 8:00 AM. Heritage Museum and Gardens 65 Grove Street Sandwich, Mass. 02563.

British Legends weekend

Bits & Pieces Summary: The beautiful grounds of the Heritage Museum & Gardens in Sandwich Massachusetts is the site for the 12th Annual British Legends Weekend. Sponsored by the Cape Cod British Car Club -3 day celebration of British motoring begins with a meet and greet on Friday night. The fun continues Saturday with your choice of either a back road cruise or a tour of Sandwich as it prepares to celebrate its incorporation 375 years ago. Saturday night there is a social mixer. The weekend culminates on Sunday with a show of Cl… Region: Sandwich. Artist/event website: www.capecodbritishcarclub.org. Venue website: www.heritagemuseumsandgardens.org. Phone: 774-836-6205. Email: events@capecodbritishcarclub.org. Saturday, October 11, 2014, 8:00 AM. Heritage Museum and Gardens 65 Grove Street Sandwich, Mass. 02563.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Saturday, October 11, 2014, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

iPad and iPhone users group

Books Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Summary: 3-4 p.m. third Saturday of the month starting Nov. 16. Saturday, October 11, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Mattapoisett Free Public Library, 7 Barstow St.

British Legends weekend

Bits & Pieces Summary: The beautiful grounds of the Heritage Museum & Gardens in Sandwich Massachusetts is the site for the 12th Annual British Legends Weekend. Sponsored by the Cape Cod British Car Club -3 day celebration of British motoring begins with a meet and greet on Friday night. The fun continues Saturday with your choice of either a back road cruise or a tour of Sandwich as it prepares to celebrate its incorporation 375 years ago. Saturday night there is a social mixer. The weekend culminates on Sunday with a show of Cl… Region: Sandwich. Artist/event website: www.capecodbritishcarclub.org. Venue website: www.heritagemuseumsandgardens.org. Phone: 774-836-6205. Email: events@capecodbritishcarclub.org. Sunday, October 12, 2014, 8:00 AM. Heritage Museum and Gardens 65 Grove Street Sandwich, Mass. 02563.

Battleship BrewFest 2014

Fall River Summary: A craft beer tasting event featuring over 40 breweries paired with food offerings from local restaurants and live music. $35.00 in advance, $40.00 at the gate. Ticket price includes admission to the ships. 21+ event. Region: Fall River. Directions: www.battleshipcove.org. Artist/event website: www.battleshipcove.org. Venue website: www.battleshipcove.org. Phone: 508-678-1100. Email: epereira@colonialbeverage.com. Sunday, October 12, 2014, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Battleship Cove 5 Water Street Fall River, Mass. 02721.

Fairhaven Farmers Market

Sales Summary: On the lawn of Fairhaven High School, 1-4 p.m. Sundays starting June 15 through Oct. 19. Support local crafters and farmers. For information email ann.richard@gmail.com. Region: Fairhaven. Sunday, October 12, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 12 Huttleston Ave.

Spirit of Grace

Religious Region: Dartmouth. Registration/reservations: For reservations call 508-991-8596. All participants must be accompanied by a parent or caretaker. Sunday, October 12, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. St. Peter's Church, Judith Clarke Center 351 Elm St Dartmouth, Mass.

Spirit of Grace service for autistic and special needs children

Religious Region: Dartmouth. Registration/reservations: Reservations are needed. Please call Andrea at 508-991-8596, Rev. Rebecca Blair at 508-992-9274, or Beryl at 508-493-4408. Phone: 508-991-8596. Email: andreat120@comcast.net. Directions: From New Bedford, take Dartmouth St.. Turn right on Prospect St.. Turn left on Elm Street. Sunday, October 12, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Judith Clarke Center at St. Peter's Church 351 Elm St So. Dartmouth, Mass.

Farmers Market at Saint Anne’s Hospital

Bits & Pieces Select patients enrolled in the hospital’s diabetes education program may use special “Steward Bucks” vouchers for this market. Other accepted forms of payment include cash, check, debit and credit cards, and SNAP. Free valet parking is available, too. Summary: Enjoy fresh, locally grown produce and other healthy goods at Saint Anne’s Hospital's weekly Farmers Market. Held in conjunction with Silverbrook Farm of Dartmouth, the market features locally grown produce and locally made products, as well as information about community programs and services aimed at promoting a healthier lifestyle, demonstrations, recipes, and samples of healthy food offerings using seasonal ingredients sold at the market. Region: Fall River. Directions: From New Bedford, MA/points east: Route I-195 West to Exit 7 (Plymouth Ave.). Follow to traffic lights at bottom of exit. Go left on Plymouth Ave. Follow for ½ mile to third set of traffic lights at top of hill (Lyon St.). Go right on Lyon St. and follow to stop sign (intersection with Second St.). Continue across intersection to Middle St. and follow Middle St. almost to traffic lights. Hospital entrances are on the left. Artist/event website: www.saintanneshospital.org. Venue website: www.saintanneshospital.org. Phone: 508-235-5289. Email: Tracy.Ibbotson@Steward.org. Monday, October 13, 2014, 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Saint Anne's Hospital 795 Middle Street Fall River, Mass. 02721. For more info visit www.steward.org.

Brooklawn Farmer’s Market

Sales Summary: Every Monday afternoon, 2-6 p.m. June 16-Oct. 27. Produce will be locally grown and current WIC’s Farmers Market Coupons and Elderly Coupons will be accepted. Region: New Bedford. Monday, October 13, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Ashley Blvd. entrance to Brooklawn Park.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Also Saturday at 2:00PM to 2:45PM. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

"Get your Ducks in a Row"

Lectures / Seminars Registration/reservations: Call to Register/Reserve. Phone: 800-929-0491. Email: info@nbelderlaw.com. Artist/event website: www.myfamilyestateplanning.com. Summary: A FREE informational presentation sponsored by Surprenant & Beneski, P.C. reveals the legal steps you should consider if you loved one is in a Nursing Home or about to enter one soon. You will learn: • The new changes in the Medicaid laws and the steps you need to take right now to protect your finances. • Some of the biggest mistakes families of nursing home residents make and how you can avoid them. • Find out why “traditional” estate planning doesn’t work… and find out what does. • How gifting… Region: Dartmouth. Thursday, October 16, 2014, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Autumn Glen Assisted Living 239 Cross Road Dartmouth, Mass. 02747.

Saints and Singers chorus starting rehearsals for Christmas season

Bits & Pieces Summary: Like to Sing? Saints and Singers chorus is starting rehearsals for the Christmas season on Thursday, Sept. 4th, at 7:00 pm, Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne (next to the Bourne Library). Come join us for a pot-luck supper, hear the cantata, and become part of the Saints and Singers family. We are an ecumenical chorus, entering our 36th year, dedicated to bringing God’s message to communities in southeast New England through music. We rehearse once a week, on Thursdays, at Bourne Uni… Region: Bourne. Directions: If traveling from the Wareham or New Bedford area, go over the Bourne Bridge, take the first right in front of the police station, then take an immediate right down the hill, turn left, the Bourne United Methodist Church is about 1/8 of a mile down Sandwich Rd. on the right-hand side (right before the Bourne Library). Phone: 598-958-7479. Email: saintsandsingerschorus@yahoo.com. Thursday, October 16, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne, Mass. 02532.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Saturday, October 18, 2014, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Fairhaven Farmers Market

Sales Summary: On the lawn of Fairhaven High School, 1-4 p.m. Sundays starting June 15 through Oct. 19. Support local crafters and farmers. For information email ann.richard@gmail.com. Region: Fairhaven. Sunday, October 19, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 12 Huttleston Ave.

Past and Future of a Legendary Garden

Lectures / Seminars Registration/reservations: http://www.newenglandwild.org/programs. Phone: 508-877-7630 x3303. Email: lreed@newenglandwild.org. Directions: Allen C. Haskell Public Garden, New Bedford, MA - Directions to the program meeting location will be emailed to students upon registration. Venue website: www.newenglandwild.org. Artist/event website: www.newenglandwild.org. Summary: Join Kristin DeSouza, superintendent of the Allen C. Haskell Public Gardens, on a tour of the Allen C. Haskell Public Garden. Called "a nurseryman with an artist's eye," and "the king of topiary," Haskell gained renown for his personal garden as well as his design skills. Now this unique property, including an eighteenth-century farmhouse and 1.5 beautifully landscaped acres in New Bedford, is being turned into a public garden. Kristin will describe the unusual plant specimens and horticultural techniques w… Region: New Bedford. Monday, October 20, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Allen C. Haskell Public Garden New Bedford, Mass.

Farmers Market at Saint Anne’s Hospital

Bits & Pieces Select patients enrolled in the hospital’s diabetes education program may use special “Steward Bucks” vouchers for this market. Other accepted forms of payment include cash, check, debit and credit cards, and SNAP. Free valet parking is available, too. Summary: Enjoy fresh, locally grown produce and other healthy goods at Saint Anne’s Hospital's weekly Farmers Market. Held in conjunction with Silverbrook Farm of Dartmouth, the market features locally grown produce and locally made products, as well as information about community programs and services aimed at promoting a healthier lifestyle, demonstrations, recipes, and samples of healthy food offerings using seasonal ingredients sold at the market. Region: Fall River. Directions: From New Bedford, MA/points east: Route I-195 West to Exit 7 (Plymouth Ave.). Follow to traffic lights at bottom of exit. Go left on Plymouth Ave. Follow for ½ mile to third set of traffic lights at top of hill (Lyon St.). Go right on Lyon St. and follow to stop sign (intersection with Second St.). Continue across intersection to Middle St. and follow Middle St. almost to traffic lights. Hospital entrances are on the left. Artist/event website: www.saintanneshospital.org. Venue website: www.saintanneshospital.org. Phone: 508-235-5289. Email: Tracy.Ibbotson@Steward.org. Monday, October 20, 2014, 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Saint Anne's Hospital 795 Middle Street Fall River, Mass. 02721. For more info visit www.steward.org.

Brooklawn Farmer’s Market

Sales Summary: Every Monday afternoon, 2-6 p.m. June 16-Oct. 27. Produce will be locally grown and current WIC’s Farmers Market Coupons and Elderly Coupons will be accepted. Region: New Bedford. Monday, October 20, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Ashley Blvd. entrance to Brooklawn Park.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Also Saturday at 2:00PM to 2:45PM. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

"Get your Ducks in a Row"

Lectures / Seminars Registration/reservations: Call to Register/Reserve. Phone: 800-929-0491. Email: info@nbelderlaw.com. Artist/event website: www.myfamilyestateplanning.com. Summary: A FREE informational presentation sponsored by Surprenant & Beneski, P.C. reveals the legal steps you should consider if you loved one is in a Nursing Home or about to enter one soon. You will learn: • The new changes in the Medicaid laws and the steps you need to take right now to protect your finances. • Some of the biggest mistakes families of nursing home residents make and how you can avoid them. • Find out why “traditional” estate planning doesn’t work… and find out what does. • How gifting… Region: Taunton. Thursday, October 23, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. The Arbors of Taunton 763 County Street Taunton, Mass. 02780.

Saints and Singers chorus starting rehearsals for Christmas season

Bits & Pieces Summary: Like to Sing? Saints and Singers chorus is starting rehearsals for the Christmas season on Thursday, Sept. 4th, at 7:00 pm, Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne (next to the Bourne Library). Come join us for a pot-luck supper, hear the cantata, and become part of the Saints and Singers family. We are an ecumenical chorus, entering our 36th year, dedicated to bringing God’s message to communities in southeast New England through music. We rehearse once a week, on Thursdays, at Bourne Uni… Region: Bourne. Directions: If traveling from the Wareham or New Bedford area, go over the Bourne Bridge, take the first right in front of the police station, then take an immediate right down the hill, turn left, the Bourne United Methodist Church is about 1/8 of a mile down Sandwich Rd. on the right-hand side (right before the Bourne Library). Phone: 598-958-7479. Email: saintsandsingerschorus@yahoo.com. Thursday, October 23, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne, Mass. 02532.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Farmers Market at Saint Anne’s Hospital

Bits & Pieces Select patients enrolled in the hospital’s diabetes education program may use special “Steward Bucks” vouchers for this market. Other accepted forms of payment include cash, check, debit and credit cards, and SNAP. Free valet parking is available, too. Summary: Enjoy fresh, locally grown produce and other healthy goods at Saint Anne’s Hospital's weekly Farmers Market. Held in conjunction with Silverbrook Farm of Dartmouth, the market features locally grown produce and locally made products, as well as information about community programs and services aimed at promoting a healthier lifestyle, demonstrations, recipes, and samples of healthy food offerings using seasonal ingredients sold at the market. Region: Fall River. Directions: From New Bedford, MA/points east: Route I-195 West to Exit 7 (Plymouth Ave.). Follow to traffic lights at bottom of exit. Go left on Plymouth Ave. Follow for ½ mile to third set of traffic lights at top of hill (Lyon St.). Go right on Lyon St. and follow to stop sign (intersection with Second St.). Continue across intersection to Middle St. and follow Middle St. almost to traffic lights. Hospital entrances are on the left. Artist/event website: www.saintanneshospital.org. Venue website: www.saintanneshospital.org. Phone: 508-235-5289. Email: Tracy.Ibbotson@Steward.org. Monday, October 27, 2014, 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Saint Anne's Hospital 795 Middle Street Fall River, Mass. 02721. For more info visit www.steward.org.

Brooklawn Farmer’s Market

Sales Summary: Every Monday afternoon, 2-6 p.m. June 16-Oct. 27. Produce will be locally grown and current WIC’s Farmers Market Coupons and Elderly Coupons will be accepted. Region: New Bedford. Monday, October 27, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Ashley Blvd. entrance to Brooklawn Park.

Greater New Bedford Civil War Round Table

Bits & Pieces Summary: Meets 7 p.m. fourth Tuesdays at the Fort Taber/Fort Rodman Military Museum. For information and directions, call Bob Lytle. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 542-7630. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Fort Taber Park.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Also Saturday at 2:00PM to 2:45PM. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Saints and Singers chorus starting rehearsals for Christmas season

Bits & Pieces Summary: Like to Sing? Saints and Singers chorus is starting rehearsals for the Christmas season on Thursday, Sept. 4th, at 7:00 pm, Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne (next to the Bourne Library). Come join us for a pot-luck supper, hear the cantata, and become part of the Saints and Singers family. We are an ecumenical chorus, entering our 36th year, dedicated to bringing God’s message to communities in southeast New England through music. We rehearse once a week, on Thursdays, at Bourne Uni… Region: Bourne. Directions: If traveling from the Wareham or New Bedford area, go over the Bourne Bridge, take the first right in front of the police station, then take an immediate right down the hill, turn left, the Bourne United Methodist Church is about 1/8 of a mile down Sandwich Rd. on the right-hand side (right before the Bourne Library). Phone: 598-958-7479. Email: saintsandsingerschorus@yahoo.com. Thursday, October 30, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne, Mass. 02532.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Also Saturday at 2:00PM to 2:45PM. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Saints and Singers chorus starting rehearsals for Christmas season

Bits & Pieces Summary: Like to Sing? Saints and Singers chorus is starting rehearsals for the Christmas season on Thursday, Sept. 4th, at 7:00 pm, Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne (next to the Bourne Library). Come join us for a pot-luck supper, hear the cantata, and become part of the Saints and Singers family. We are an ecumenical chorus, entering our 36th year, dedicated to bringing God’s message to communities in southeast New England through music. We rehearse once a week, on Thursdays, at Bourne Uni… Region: Bourne. Directions: If traveling from the Wareham or New Bedford area, go over the Bourne Bridge, take the first right in front of the police station, then take an immediate right down the hill, turn left, the Bourne United Methodist Church is about 1/8 of a mile down Sandwich Rd. on the right-hand side (right before the Bourne Library). Phone: 598-958-7479. Email: saintsandsingerschorus@yahoo.com. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne, Mass. 02532.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Talk: Elizabeth Reynard and Virginia Gildersleeve: Shaping the World, the Nation, and Cape Cod by Marsha Finley

Lectures / Seminars This event is FREE and open to the public. Registration/reservations: None. Phone: 508-945-2493. Directions: The Atwood House Museum is located at 347 Stage Harbor Road in Chatham, Mass.02633. Proceed on Route 28 to the small Traffic Circle in downtown Chatham where Stage Harbor Road begins, heading south. The Museum is about 1/2 mile down Stage Harbor Road, on the left. Venue website: http://www.chathamhistoricalsociety.org/. Summary: Elizabeth Reynard and Virginia Gildersleeve: Shaping the world, the nation, and Cape Cod gives brief biographies of both Reynard and Gildersleeve, with emphasis on the many important causes they were involved in. These include: women's educational equality and sufferage; the WAVES in WWII; the drafting of the UN Charter; and the establishment of a modern educational system in post-war Japan. Marsha Finley will also focus on Gildersleeve and Reynard’s love of Cape Cod: Reynard's books based on Cape folklore;… Region: Chatham. Sunday, November 9, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. The Atwood House Museum located at 347 Stage Harbor Road in Chatham, Mass.02633. For more info visit www.chathamhistoricalsociety.org.

Spirit of Grace

Religious Region: Dartmouth. Registration/reservations: For reservations call 508-991-8596. All participants must be accompanied by a parent or caretaker. Sunday, November 9, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. St. Peter's Church, Judith Clarke Center 351 Elm St Dartmouth, Mass.

Spirit of Grace service for autistic and special needs children

Religious Region: Dartmouth. Registration/reservations: Reservations are needed. Please call Andrea at 508-991-8596, Rev. Rebecca Blair at 508-992-9274, or Beryl at 508-493-4408. Phone: 508-991-8596. Email: andreat120@comcast.net. Directions: From New Bedford, take Dartmouth St.. Turn right on Prospect St.. Turn left on Elm Street. Sunday, November 9, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Judith Clarke Center at St. Peter's Church 351 Elm St So. Dartmouth, Mass.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Also Saturday at 2:00PM to 2:45PM. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

"Get your Ducks in a Row"

Lectures / Seminars Registration/reservations: Call to Register/Reserve. Phone: 800-929-0491. Email: info@nbelderlaw.com. Artist/event website: www.myfamilyestateplanning.com. Summary: A FREE informational presentation sponsored by Surprenant & Beneski, P.C. reveals the legal steps you should consider if you loved one is in a Nursing Home or about to enter one soon. You will learn: • The new changes in the Medicaid laws and the steps you need to take right now to protect your finances. • Some of the biggest mistakes families of nursing home residents make and how you can avoid them. • Find out why “traditional” estate planning doesn’t work… and find out what does. • How gifting… Region: New Bedford. Thursday, November 13, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. The Wamsutta Club of New Bedford 427 County Street New Bedford, Mass. 02740.

Saints and Singers chorus starting rehearsals for Christmas season

Bits & Pieces Summary: Like to Sing? Saints and Singers chorus is starting rehearsals for the Christmas season on Thursday, Sept. 4th, at 7:00 pm, Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne (next to the Bourne Library). Come join us for a pot-luck supper, hear the cantata, and become part of the Saints and Singers family. We are an ecumenical chorus, entering our 36th year, dedicated to bringing God’s message to communities in southeast New England through music. We rehearse once a week, on Thursdays, at Bourne Uni… Region: Bourne. Directions: If traveling from the Wareham or New Bedford area, go over the Bourne Bridge, take the first right in front of the police station, then take an immediate right down the hill, turn left, the Bourne United Methodist Church is about 1/8 of a mile down Sandwich Rd. on the right-hand side (right before the Bourne Library). Phone: 598-958-7479. Email: saintsandsingerschorus@yahoo.com. Thursday, November 13, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne, Mass. 02532.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Saturday, November 15, 2014, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

iPad and iPhone users group

Books Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Summary: 3-4 p.m. third Saturday of the month starting Nov. 16. Saturday, November 15, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Mattapoisett Free Public Library, 7 Barstow St.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Also Saturday at 2:00PM to 2:45PM. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

"Get your Ducks in a Row"

Lectures / Seminars Registration/reservations: Call to Register/Reserve. Phone: 800-929-0491. Email: info@nbelderlaw.com. Artist/event website: www.myfamilyestateplanning.com. Summary: A FREE informational presentation sponsored by Surprenant & Beneski, P.C. reveals the legal steps you should consider if you loved one is in a Nursing Home or about to enter one soon. You will learn: • The new changes in the Medicaid laws and the steps you need to take right now to protect your finances. • Some of the biggest mistakes families of nursing home residents make and how you can avoid them. • Find out why “traditional” estate planning doesn’t work… and find out what does. • How gifting… Region: Taunton. Thursday, November 20, 2014, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. The Holiday Inn of Taunton 700 Myles Standish Road Taunton, Mass. 02780.

Saints and Singers chorus starting rehearsals for Christmas season

Bits & Pieces Summary: Like to Sing? Saints and Singers chorus is starting rehearsals for the Christmas season on Thursday, Sept. 4th, at 7:00 pm, Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne (next to the Bourne Library). Come join us for a pot-luck supper, hear the cantata, and become part of the Saints and Singers family. We are an ecumenical chorus, entering our 36th year, dedicated to bringing God’s message to communities in southeast New England through music. We rehearse once a week, on Thursdays, at Bourne Uni… Region: Bourne. Directions: If traveling from the Wareham or New Bedford area, go over the Bourne Bridge, take the first right in front of the police station, then take an immediate right down the hill, turn left, the Bourne United Methodist Church is about 1/8 of a mile down Sandwich Rd. on the right-hand side (right before the Bourne Library). Phone: 598-958-7479. Email: saintsandsingerschorus@yahoo.com. Thursday, November 20, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne, Mass. 02532.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

10th Annual craft vendor fair

Bits & Pieces Summary: Come visit 85+ vendor/crafters. FREE Admission, ALL are welcome! Raffle ~Win prizes, 100% raffle proceeds will be donated to Humane Society & Shelter. Bring your family and friends and join us for some shopping. Get something for everyone on your holiday list OR just treat yourself! Region: Swansea. Directions: 75 G.A.R. Hwy. Email: craftfairs1@aol.com. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Venus DeMilo 75 Grand Army Hwy, Swansea, Mass. 02777.

Greater New Bedford Civil War Round Table

Bits & Pieces Summary: Meets 7 p.m. fourth Tuesdays at the Fort Taber/Fort Rodman Military Museum. For information and directions, call Bob Lytle. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 542-7630. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Fort Taber Park.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Also Saturday at 2:00PM to 2:45PM. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Saints and Singers chorus starting rehearsals for Christmas season

Bits & Pieces Summary: Like to Sing? Saints and Singers chorus is starting rehearsals for the Christmas season on Thursday, Sept. 4th, at 7:00 pm, Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne (next to the Bourne Library). Come join us for a pot-luck supper, hear the cantata, and become part of the Saints and Singers family. We are an ecumenical chorus, entering our 36th year, dedicated to bringing God’s message to communities in southeast New England through music. We rehearse once a week, on Thursdays, at Bourne Uni… Region: Bourne. Directions: If traveling from the Wareham or New Bedford area, go over the Bourne Bridge, take the first right in front of the police station, then take an immediate right down the hill, turn left, the Bourne United Methodist Church is about 1/8 of a mile down Sandwich Rd. on the right-hand side (right before the Bourne Library). Phone: 598-958-7479. Email: saintsandsingerschorus@yahoo.com. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne, Mass. 02532.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.