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North End Flea Market

Sales Summary: 20 + vendors indoor handicapped accessible. Region: New Bedford. Phone: 508-509-1088. Sunday, April 20, 2014. 2100 Acushnet Ave. (behind CVS).

Earth Day 2014

Bits & Pieces Summary: March 15 - April 26 : Gift card raffles April 1 - 26: Art, handmade jewelry, dance lessons, henna, body wraps and  product raffles!! April 25: Our annual bake sale and $10 shampoo and style with Haley or Stephanie 100% of the proceeds will be given to the National Marine Life Center. This donation will be used for educational programs about the environment reaching over 10,000 kids per year, Environment Clean Up's, and animal care. Region: Dartmouth. Registration/reservations: All walk-in's welcome! Venue website: http://salonenvogue.com/. Phone: 508 993 5299. Email: Salonenvogueorganic@yahoo.com. Sunday, April 20, 2014. 634B State Road, North Dartmouth, Mass. 02747. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Greater New Bedford Track Club

Outdoors Sunday Striders, weekly training runs starting at 8 a.m. Sundays. All levels of ability welcome; non-members are encouraged to join group. Marathon training continues. Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.gnbtc.org. Phone: (508) 994-7209. Sunday, April 20, 2014, 8:00 AM. Buttonwood Senior Center, 1 Oneida St. New Bedford, MA.

All-you-can-eat breakfast buffets

Potluck 8-11 a.m. Sundays. Region: Buzzards Bay. Cost: $6. Phone: (508) 759-9974. Sunday, April 20, 2014, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Buzzards Bay Eagles, 29 Cohasset Ave. Buzzards Bay, MA.

Resurrection Celebration service

Religious Region: New Bedford. Phone: (774) 206-1179. Sunday, April 20, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. His Mercy Church 848 Mt. Pleasant Street New Bedford, Mass.

Soul Food Kitchen

Potluck Open 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Use Mill Street entrance. Features fried chicken, meatloaf, ribs, collard greens, candied yams, sweet potato pie, more. Take-out orders: (508) 999-3682. Region: New Bedford. Sunday, April 20, 2014, 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM. United House of Prayer for All People, New Bedford, MA.

Next to New Thrift Shop

Sales 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays in the Fellowship Hall of the First Congregational Church. (508) 291-8081 or (508) 295-1630. Region: Wareham. Sunday, April 20, 2014, 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM. First Congregational Church, Gibbs Avenue, Wareham, MA.

Trap shooting

Outdoors Noon-3 p.m. Sundays, weather permitting. Breakfast available for members and their guests, 7-11 a.m. Region: Mattapoisett. Venue website: http://www.finfurandfeatherclub.org. Cost: $4 per round ($3 per round for members). Sunday, April 20, 2014, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Fin, Fur & Feather Club, 35 Crystal Spring Road, Mattapoisett, MA.

Cowboy Al’s Karaoke Show

Nightlife / Clubs For more information, contact Cowboy Al, (508) 676-9277 or (508) 993-0046. Region: Fall River. Sunday, April 20, 2014, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. St. Michael’s Restaurant, 63 Webster St. Fall River.

Sunday Afternoon Jazz Live

Nightlife / Clubs At the Whaler Lounge. Region: New Bedford. Cost: $10 cover. Sunday, April 20, 2014, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Days Inn, 500 Hathaway Road, New Bedford, MA.

Irish book group

Books 4:30 p.m. third Sundays. Region: Dartmouth. Cost: All events are free. Phone: (508) 997-6700. Sunday, April 20, 2014, 4:30 PM. Baker Books, 69 State Road (Route 6), Dartmouth, MA.

buffet style dinner and dance

Nightlife / Clubs With different entertainers every week. Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.thesixthbristolclub.com. Sunday, April 20, 2014, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Sixth Bristol Club/Pub 6th, 736 Ashley Blvd. New Bedford, MA.

Sounds on Easter Sunday

Nightlife / Clubs Summary: At William H. Carney Lodge #200. Featuring Soul Unit. $7. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 996-9452. Sunday, April 20, 2014, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 293 Cottage St.

Creole music

Nightlife / Clubs 7-11 p.m. Sundays, $3. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 858-5110. Sunday, April 20, 2014, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Cape Verdean Vets Hall, 561 Purchase St. New Bedford, MA.

Open jam

Nightlife / Clubs 7:30 p.m. Sundays. Region: Fall River. Cost: No cover. Phone: (508) 672-8748. Venue website: http://www.waterstreetcafe.com. Sunday, April 20, 2014, 7:30 PM. Waterstreet Cafe, 36 Water St. Fall River, MA.

Karaoke and Club DJ

Nightlife / Clubs 9 p.m. Sundays. Region: Fall River. Phone: (508) 679-4115. Sunday, April 20, 2014, 9:00 PM. The Regatta, 392 Davol St. Battleship Cove, Fall River, MA.

Karaoke with JK Music

Nightlife / Clubs Region: Fall River. Phone: (508) 324-6333. Sunday, April 20, 2014, 9:00 PM – Monday, April 21, 2014, 1:00 AM. Mickey Doyle’s sports pub, 390 Rhode Island Ave. Fall River, MA.

Earth Day 2014

Bits & Pieces Summary: March 15 - April 26 : Gift card raffles April 1 - 26: Art, handmade jewelry, dance lessons, henna, body wraps and  product raffles!! April 25: Our annual bake sale and $10 shampoo and style with Haley or Stephanie 100% of the proceeds will be given to the National Marine Life Center. This donation will be used for educational programs about the environment reaching over 10,000 kids per year, Environment Clean Up's, and animal care. Region: Dartmouth. Registration/reservations: All walk-in's welcome! Venue website: http://salonenvogue.com/. Phone: 508 993 5299. Email: Salonenvogueorganic@yahoo.com. Monday, April 21, 2014. 634B State Road, North Dartmouth, Mass. 02747. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

HealthFirst Family Care Center

Fall River Financial counseling available from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday to help uninsured residents of Greater Fall River complete MassHealth/Commonwealth Care applications. Paulette Couture, (508) 679-8111, Ext. 238. Region: Fall River. Monday, April 21, 2014, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 102 County St. Fall River, MA.

Parent and Child Waldorf Play Group

For Kids Region: New Bedford. Summary: Serving children 2-3 years old and their parents. There will be articles to discuss about parenting topics and free play for kids. Registration is open and free and required. Email vruthcapon@gmail.com or visit www.uunewbedford.org. Program runs Mondays 9-11 a.m. Feb. 17-June 9. Monday, April 21, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Corner of Union and County Sts.

The Black Goose Shop

Sales Open 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Tuesday. Shop has recycled items and clothing. Donations of clean clothing and household items always welcome (no electrical items). Region: Dartmouth. Monday, April 21, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Dartmouth Senior Center, 628 Dartmouth St. Dartmouth, MA.

Line Dancing with Lyn

Dance Region: Fairhaven. Summary: Newcomers welcome 1/2 prior to classes. Monday, April 21, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Oxford Terrace.

Hetty’s Thrift Shoppe

Sales Offering clothing and household items. Open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Proceeds benefit the New Bedford Child and Family Service. (508) 996-8572. (508) 990-8920. Region: New Bedford. Monday, April 21, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Hetty’s Thrift Shoppe, 1061 Pleasant St. New Bedford, MA.

NBAM/ArtWorks! April vacation classes

For Kids Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 984-1588. Summary: NBAM/ArtWorks!: April vacation classes, April 21-25: Clay Outdoor Sculpture Ages 6-9 Morning session 9-12 a.m.; Rings and Bling! Ages 6-9 Morning session 9-12 a.m.; Trash to Treasure/Puppetry Ages 6-9 Afternoon session 12:30-3:30 p.m.; Cartooning/Comics Ages 10-13 Morning session 9-12 a.m.; Clay Outdoor Sculpture Ages 10-13 Afternoon session 12:30-3:30 p.m. Classes are $150 for a non-member and $135 for members. For list of all events and classes, visit www.artworksforyou.org/. Monday, April 21, 2014, 12:00 PM – Friday, April 25, 2014, 1:00 PM. 384 Acushnet Ave.

NBWM Right Whal Day and April Vacation Activities

For Kids Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.whalingmuseum.org. Summary: New Bedford Whaling Museum Kicking off April vacation week with annual Right Whale Day celebration, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 21. Guests are invited to walk inside a life-sized inflatable right whale and stand next to a life-sized inflatable right whale calf for a photo. Take the coastal obstacle course challenge where participants attempt to survive the dangers right whales face in their migrations. Test your observation skills by identifying individual whales based on their markings. Learn to draw a right whal… Monday, April 21, 2014, 12:00 PM – Friday, April 25, 2014, 1:00 PM. 18 Johnny Cake Hill.

Showstoppers: 10th Annual Performing Arts Camp

For Kids Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4525. Email: info@showstoppers.us. Summary: Showstoppers: 10th Annual Performing Arts Camp for Boys and Girls, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 21-25. $175 per child, includes performance CD, t-shirt, and certificate of completion. For grades 2-8. For information call (508) 758-4525 or email info@showstoppers.us. Monday, April 21, 2014, 12:00 PM – Friday, April 25, 2014, 1:00 PM. Knights of Columbus.

Allens Pond April Vacation Camp

Outdoors Summary: Offering an exciting vacation week opportunity for children in grades K-5 that encourages and activates a child’s sense of curiosity and love of nature, April 21-25. Each day starts with a discovery map, charting the course for the day’s program topic. We’ll start exploring each topic indoors with some learning games and activities, then venture outside for more investigation, field trip fun and ecological exploration. Participants must wear and bring suitable clothing and footwear for outdoor activity and… Region: Westport. Venue website: http://www.massaudubon.org. Monday, April 21, 2014, 12:00 PM – Friday, April 25, 2014, 1:00 PM. 1280 Horseneck Road.

Ballroom and line dancing

Dance 1-4 p.m. Mondays. Live music by Lionel Soares, Danny St. Amand and Joe Frascetti. Refreshments, door prizes. Region: Dartmouth. Monday, April 21, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Dartmouth Senior Center, 628 Dartmouth St. Dartmouth, MA.

Kool Kids After School program

For Kids Includes homework time, computer activities and various sports and games, transportation from all Fairhaven schools, including on early release days. Region: Fairhaven. Venue website: http://www.fairhavenrecreation.com. Phone: (508) 993-9269. Monday, April 21, 2014, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Fairhaven Recreation Department, 227 Huttleston Ave. Fairhaven, MA.

Irish dance classes-Haley School

Dance Region: Middleboro. Email: jepothier@verizon.net. Venue website: http://www.haley-school.com/. Summary: Fall registration for children's Irish dance classes are now open at the new Haley School of Irish Dance Middleboro/Lakeville location. $12/class. For more information, please call Maureen 781-447-3081 or Elise 508-763-5475. Monday, April 21, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Central Congregational Church 2 Webster Street, Middleborough, Mass. 02346.

Irish step dancing classes

Dance 4:15-5:45 p.m. Mondays, taught by Maureen Haley. Beginners welcome anytime. Region: Mattapoisett. Cost: Fee for drop-in classes is $9 per visit. Phone: (781) 447-3081. Monday, April 21, 2014, 4:15 PM – 5:45 PM. Center School, Barstow Street, Mattapoisett, MA.

Delbert McClinton

Concerts Region: Fall River. Venue website: http://www.tickets.ncfta.org. Summary: Narrows Center For the Arts. Tickets $75. For ticket or more information visit www.tickets.ncfta.org. Monday, April 21, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 16 Anawan St.

Earth Day 2014

Bits & Pieces Summary: March 15 - April 26 : Gift card raffles April 1 - 26: Art, handmade jewelry, dance lessons, henna, body wraps and  product raffles!! April 25: Our annual bake sale and $10 shampoo and style with Haley or Stephanie 100% of the proceeds will be given to the National Marine Life Center. This donation will be used for educational programs about the environment reaching over 10,000 kids per year, Environment Clean Up's, and animal care. Region: Dartmouth. Registration/reservations: All walk-in's welcome! Venue website: http://salonenvogue.com/. Phone: 508 993 5299. Email: Salonenvogueorganic@yahoo.com. Tuesday, April 22, 2014. 634B State Road, North Dartmouth, Mass. 02747. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

HealthFirst Family Care Center

Fall River Financial counseling available from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday to help uninsured residents of Greater Fall River complete MassHealth/Commonwealth Care applications. Paulette Couture, (508) 679-8111, Ext. 238. Region: Fall River. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 102 County St. Fall River, MA.

Grace Episcopal Church thrift shop

Sales Open 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Offers a good selection of clothing for men, women and children. Region: New Bedford. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Grace Episcopal Church, 133 School St. New Bedford, MA.

The Black Goose Shop

Sales Open 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Tuesday. Shop has recycled items and clothing. Donations of clean clothing and household items always welcome (no electrical items). Region: Dartmouth. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Dartmouth Senior Center, 628 Dartmouth St. Dartmouth, MA.

Hetty’s Thrift Shoppe

Sales Offering clothing and household items. Open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Proceeds benefit the New Bedford Child and Family Service. (508) 996-8572. (508) 990-8920. Region: New Bedford. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Hetty’s Thrift Shoppe, 1061 Pleasant St. New Bedford, MA.

Barnes & Noble Jr.

For Kids 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Region: Dartmouth. Phone: (508) 997-0701. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 10:30 AM. Barnes and Noble, 392 State Road, Dartmouth, MA.

Free senior fitness classes

For Free Enrollment in the senior exercise classes is simple. Seniors (ages 55+) who wish to participate in will need to bring a form of ID card and for those who are part of the Healthways SilverSneakers® program will be asked to show their Healthways Membership Card. Region: Dartmouth. Artist/event website: https://www.totalfitnessclubs.com/dartmouth. Venue website: https://www.totalfitnessclubs.com/dartmouth. Phone: 508-995-5600. Email: info@totalfitnessclubs.com. Summary: These moderate 45-minute exercise classes are intended for seniors who want to remain active and will be taught senior certified fitness instructors. The classes focus on muscle strength, flexibility, strengthening joints, balance and coordination. Classes will use a chair for seated and/or standing support and will incorporate exercises with hand-held weights, elastic tubing for resistance, stretching and relaxation exercises. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Dartmouth Total Fitness (located across from Vanity Fair Outlet) 360 Faunce Corner Road N. Dartmouth, MA 02747.

Ballroom dancing

Dance 12:30-4 p.m. Tuesdays. Door prizes, raffle, line dancing. Live music by the Nu-Sounds. Singles welcome. Region: Fall River. Cost: $6. Phone: (508) 994-7240. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Liberal Club, 20 Star St. Fall River, MA.

Afternoon tea 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. seating

Bits & Pieces Directions: From Newport Take Route 114 North through Middletown and Portsmouth. At the junction of Rt. 114 and Rt. 24 bear left, Rt. 114 Bristol. Signs for Rt. 114 are unclear from this point so be sure to take a left at each of the next two stop lights, staying on Rt. 114. Cross the Mount Hope Bridge to enter Bristol and bear left at the fork onto Rt. 114 (Ferry Road). Blithewold is ¼ mile on the left. From Providence Take Exit 7 off Interstate 195. Follow Rt. 114 South for approximately 13 ½ miles through B… Registration/reservations: All teas require reservations. Reservations can be made by calling (401)253-2707 or online at http://www.blithewold.org/event/show/672. Artist/event website: http://www.blithewold.org/event/show/672. Venue website: http://www.blithewold.org/. Phone: (401)253-2707 ext. 21. Email: amillora@blithewold.org. Summary: Join us in the Dining Room for Tea at Blithewold. Our informal Tea includes our custom-blended tea served alongside tea sandwiches, mini-pastries and scones. Teas will be held during the week from Tuesday through Friday. There are two seatings each day, with tea times at either 1:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. The Teas are not suitable for very young children under 5 yrs. old. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 1:00 PM. Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum 101 Ferry Road (Rt. 114) Bristol, R.I. 02809.

Kool Kids After School program

For Kids Includes homework time, computer activities and various sports and games, transportation from all Fairhaven schools, including on early release days. Region: Fairhaven. Venue website: http://www.fairhavenrecreation.com. Phone: (508) 993-9269. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Fairhaven Recreation Department, 227 Huttleston Ave. Fairhaven, MA.

Knitters Circle

Bits & Pieces 6-8 p.m. alternate Tuesdays. Crochet and other handwork welcome. Region: Acushnet. Phone: (508) 998-0270. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Russell Memorial Library, 88 Main St. Acushnet, MA.

Scholastic Chess Club

For Kids For students ages 6 and up, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays in the library meeting room, call Joe Macdonald at (508) 295-0563. Region: Wareham. Venue website: http://www.warehamfreelibrary.org. Cost: No membership fees. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Wareham Free Library, 59 Marion Road, Wareham, MA.

Luann Joly to speak

Lectures / Seminars Registration/reservations: Please respond to Lucille Rosa to reserve a seat either by email or at 508-644-5477. There is no cost for the event itself. Guests need only pay for their own meal if attending. Phone: 508-644-5477. Email: lucille.rosa@comcast.net. Venue website: www.magonisrestaurant.com. Artist/event website: www.whalingcityghosts.org. Summary: Luann Joly, known for her investigations of the paranormal and founder of Whaling City Ghosts, will speak at the Freetown Lions Club Dinner Meeting. She will present evidence of her findings and is sure to please. Dinner will precede her talk. Region: Somerset. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 6:45 PM – 9:00 PM. Magoni's Restaurant 680 Riverside Ave. Somerset, Mass. For more info visit e-clubhouse.org.

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, April 22, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Fort Taber Park.

Silver City Twirlers

Dance Weekly workshops, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Region: Taunton. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Oak Hill Mobile Park, Taunton, MA.

Pearly Baker Band

Nightlife / Clubs Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.thesixthbristolclub.com. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Sixth Bristol Club/Pub 6th, 736 Ashley Blvd. New Bedford, MA.

Cal Raye’s Dance Party

Dance $6 admission includes buffet and entertainment. Singles and couples welcome. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (401) 435-6565. Artist/event website 2: http://www.djcalrayes.com. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. 2416 G.A.R. Highway, Route 6, Swansea, MA.

Open Mic with Kyle Andree

Nightlife / Clubs Region: Fall River. Phone: (508) 324-6333. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 10:00 PM – Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 1:00 AM. Mickey Doyle’s sports pub, 390 Rhode Island Ave. Fall River, MA.

Earth Day 2014

Bits & Pieces Summary: March 15 - April 26 : Gift card raffles April 1 - 26: Art, handmade jewelry, dance lessons, henna, body wraps and  product raffles!! April 25: Our annual bake sale and $10 shampoo and style with Haley or Stephanie 100% of the proceeds will be given to the National Marine Life Center. This donation will be used for educational programs about the environment reaching over 10,000 kids per year, Environment Clean Up's, and animal care. Region: Dartmouth. Registration/reservations: All walk-in's welcome! Venue website: http://salonenvogue.com/. Phone: 508 993 5299. Email: Salonenvogueorganic@yahoo.com. Wednesday, April 23, 2014. 634B State Road, North Dartmouth, Mass. 02747. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

HealthFirst Family Care Center

Fall River Financial counseling available from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday to help uninsured residents of Greater Fall River complete MassHealth/Commonwealth Care applications. Paulette Couture, (508) 679-8111, Ext. 238. Region: Fall River. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 102 County St. Fall River, MA.

Line Dancing

Dance 9-11 a.m. Wednesdays at North End Senior Drop-in Center in Brooklawn Park. Region: New Bedford. Cost: Donations accepted. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 1997 Acushnet Avenue, New Bedford, MA.

Young Children’s Storytime

For Kids For ages 3-5, 10 a.m. Thursdays, includes a light snack and craft. Region: Dartmouth. Cost: All events are free. Phone: (508) 997-6700. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 10:00 AM. Baker Books, 69 State Road (Route 6), Dartmouth, MA.

Ascension Thrift Shop

Sales 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. Use rear entrance off Purchase Street. Region: Fall River. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. 160 Rock St. Fall River, MA.

Hetty’s Thrift Shoppe

Sales Offering clothing and household items. Open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Proceeds benefit the New Bedford Child and Family Service. (508) 996-8572. (508) 990-8920. Region: New Bedford. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Hetty’s Thrift Shoppe, 1061 Pleasant St. New Bedford, MA.

Universal Thrift Shop

Religious Quality clothing for the entire family, as well as household items, books, music, lamps and small furniture. Clean donations can be brought to the church on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Region: New Bedford. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM. First Unitarian Church, 71 Eighth St. New Bedford, MA.

“Charles W. Morgan- The Man”

Museums Summary: RJD House presents “Charles W. Morgan- The Man” presents by family descendant Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr. 7 p.m. April 23. Gray, Jr. will draw on Morgan’s private journals from 1849-1861 to introduce us to Morgan, the man. Admission $8 members, $10 non-members; Hands-on Rose-Pruning Workshop, 9-11 a.m. April 26. Led by Mike and Angelina Chute, certified American Rose Society Master Rosarians. Workshop fee $12. For information visit www.rjdmuseum.org. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 997-1401. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 396 County St.

Trinity Rep: Presents “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish and I’m In Therapy”

On Stage Region: Providence. Artist/event website: http://www.trinityrep.com. Summary: Trinity Rep: Presents “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish and I’m In Therapy,” April 23-May 18. For tickets and more information visit www.trinityrep.com. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, May 18, 2014, 1:00 PM. 201 Washington St.

Afternoon tea 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. seating

Bits & Pieces Directions: From Newport Take Route 114 North through Middletown and Portsmouth. At the junction of Rt. 114 and Rt. 24 bear left, Rt. 114 Bristol. Signs for Rt. 114 are unclear from this point so be sure to take a left at each of the next two stop lights, staying on Rt. 114. Cross the Mount Hope Bridge to enter Bristol and bear left at the fork onto Rt. 114 (Ferry Road). Blithewold is ¼ mile on the left. From Providence Take Exit 7 off Interstate 195. Follow Rt. 114 South for approximately 13 ½ miles through B… Registration/reservations: All teas require reservations. Reservations can be made by calling (401)253-2707 or online at http://www.blithewold.org/event/show/672. Artist/event website: http://www.blithewold.org/event/show/672. Venue website: http://www.blithewold.org/. Phone: (401)253-2707 ext. 21. Email: amillora@blithewold.org. Summary: Join us in the Dining Room for Tea at Blithewold. Our informal Tea includes our custom-blended tea served alongside tea sandwiches, mini-pastries and scones. Teas will be held during the week from Tuesday through Friday. There are two seatings each day, with tea times at either 1:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. The Teas are not suitable for very young children under 5 yrs. old. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 1:00 PM. Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum 101 Ferry Road (Rt. 114) Bristol, R.I. 02809.

The Second Half Lifelong Learning Poetry Sessions

Books Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Summary: Mattapoisett Free Public Library: April is poetry month. Contribute to the community poem, new this year! The Second Half Lifelong Learning Poetry Sessions will read from their work. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 7 Barstow St.

Kool Kids After School program

For Kids Includes homework time, computer activities and various sports and games, transportation from all Fairhaven schools, including on early release days. Region: Fairhaven. Venue website: http://www.fairhavenrecreation.com. Phone: (508) 993-9269. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Fairhaven Recreation Department, 227 Huttleston Ave. Fairhaven, MA.

“Lose Weight and Prevent Diabetes"

Fall River This program is based on the Center for Disease Control’s Diabetes Prevention Program 2002 study that showed intensive lifestyle changes can prevent diabetes. To take part, participants may meet either of these pre-diabetes criteria: • Blood work: Fasting glucose = 100-125 mg/dl; HbA1c = 5.7-6.4% • Diabetes risk test: A score of 5 or above on the diabetes risk screen. Region: Fall River. Registration/reservations: Advance registration is required. Please call 508-235-5391. Artist/event website: www.saintanneshospital.org. Venue website: www.peopleinc-fr.org. Phone: 508-235-5391. Email: rosemarie.couto@steward.org. Summary: This FREE 16-week program is design to help those who have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes, or told they are at risk to develop diabetes, to prevent onset of the disease by adopting healthy habits. Presented by the Steward Diabetes Education Program at Saint Anne’s Hospital. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. People, Inc. 4 South Main Street Fall River, Mass. 02721.

Weekly suppers

Potluck 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays. Region: Buzzards Bay. Cost: $5. Phone: (508) 759-9974. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 5:45 PM. Buzzards Bay Eagles, 29 Cohasset Ave. Buzzards Bay, MA.

Country Line Dance Classes

Dance Wednesdays: Beginners, 6-7:15 p.m.; beginners/intermediate, 7:15-9 p.m.; and open dancing, 9-10 p.m. All levels taught and all age groups welcome. Region: New Bedford. Cost: $5. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Moose Lodge 914, 119 Rockdale Ave. New Bedford, MA.

Walking club

Outdoors Offered by Branco events, 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 994-4972. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Fort Taber Park, New Bedford, MA.

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, April 23, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

UMass Dartmouth Musical Performances

Concerts Region: Dartmouth. Summary: Guitar Ensemble and Latin Jazz Vision Ensemble Concert. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. CVPA Recital Hall, Room 153, 285 Old Westport Road.

Modern Square Dancing

Dance Introductory dance lesson, 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays year-round at the Acushnet Council on Aging Center, free first night. Information: Roger, (508) 763-5288, or Ron, (508) 998-1860. Region: Acushnet. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Acushnet Council on Aging, 59 1/2 S. Main Street, Acushnet, MA.

Westport Women’s Club

Bits & Pieces Summary: April meeting Roger Menard, of Astronomical Society of Southern New England (ASSNE), to present “Diamonds in the Sky.”. Region: Westport. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Macomber Community House, 930 Main Road.

Trivia Buff, a team-oriented trivia game

Nightlife / Clubs In ‘The Skipper Lounge’. Region: Fairhaven. Phone: (508) 997-1281. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 8:00 PM – Thursday, April 24, 2014, 1:00 AM. Seaport Inn & Marina, 110 Middle St. Fairhaven, MA.

Dumb Derek Acoustic Show

Nightlife / Clubs Region: Fall River. Phone: (508) 324-6333. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 10:00 PM – Thursday, April 24, 2014, 1:00 AM. Mickey Doyle’s sports pub, 390 Rhode Island Ave. Fall River, MA.

Earth Day 2014

Bits & Pieces Summary: March 15 - April 26 : Gift card raffles April 1 - 26: Art, handmade jewelry, dance lessons, henna, body wraps and  product raffles!! April 25: Our annual bake sale and $10 shampoo and style with Haley or Stephanie 100% of the proceeds will be given to the National Marine Life Center. This donation will be used for educational programs about the environment reaching over 10,000 kids per year, Environment Clean Up's, and animal care. Region: Dartmouth. Registration/reservations: All walk-in's welcome! Venue website: http://salonenvogue.com/. Phone: 508 993 5299. Email: Salonenvogueorganic@yahoo.com. Thursday, April 24, 2014. 634B State Road, North Dartmouth, Mass. 02747. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

HealthFirst Family Care Center

Fall River Financial counseling available from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday to help uninsured residents of Greater Fall River complete MassHealth/Commonwealth Care applications. Paulette Couture, (508) 679-8111, Ext. 238. Region: Fall River. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 102 County St. Fall River, MA.

Grace Episcopal Church thrift shop

Sales Open 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Offers a good selection of clothing for men, women and children. Region: New Bedford. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Grace Episcopal Church, 133 School St. New Bedford, MA.

The Oxford Book Haven & Cafe

Books Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays in the basement of Church of the Good Shepherd. Used books sold at reasonable prices. Refreshments available. Region: Fairhaven. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 357 Main St. Fairhaven, MA.

Nature Kids

For Kids Weekly class for toddlers and preschoolers, 10 a.m. Thursdays at Earth’s Partner, features a seasonally appropriate story followed by a craft using recycled or natural materials. Kim Walsh, (508) 748-3933 or kiwiwalsh@yahoo.com. Region: Marion. Cost: $2 per participant. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 140 Marion Road, Marion, MA.

Marsh exploration

Outdoors Summary: Buzzards Bay Coalition. Free. Registration required, email bayadventures@savebuzzardsbay.org or call (508) 999-6262, ext. 219. Region: Marion. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Brainard Marsh.

Hetty’s Thrift Shoppe

Sales Offering clothing and household items. Open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Proceeds benefit the New Bedford Child and Family Service. (508) 996-8572. (508) 990-8920. Region: New Bedford. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Hetty’s Thrift Shoppe, 1061 Pleasant St. New Bedford, MA.

Children’s reading circle

For Kids Weekly children’s reading and activity hour, for children ages 3-6, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursdays, features stories, craft activities and snacks. Region: Westport. Venue website: http://www.partnersvillagestore.com. Cost: Free. Phone: (508) 636-2572. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Partners Village Store, 865 Main Road, Westport, MA.

Free senior fitness classes

For Free Enrollment in the senior exercise classes is simple. Seniors (ages 55+) who wish to participate in will need to bring a form of ID card and for those who are part of the Healthways SilverSneakers® program will be asked to show their Healthways Membership Card. Region: Dartmouth. Artist/event website: https://www.totalfitnessclubs.com/dartmouth. Venue website: https://www.totalfitnessclubs.com/dartmouth. Phone: 508-995-5600. Email: info@totalfitnessclubs.com. Summary: These moderate 45-minute exercise classes are intended for seniors who want to remain active and will be taught senior certified fitness instructors. The classes focus on muscle strength, flexibility, strengthening joints, balance and coordination. Classes will use a chair for seated and/or standing support and will incorporate exercises with hand-held weights, elastic tubing for resistance, stretching and relaxation exercises. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Dartmouth Total Fitness (located across from Vanity Fair Outlet) 360 Faunce Corner Road N. Dartmouth, MA 02747.

Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery: Annual Juried Student Art & Design

Museums Summary: Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery Annual Juried Student Art & Design Exhibition, April 24-May 8. Opening reception 6-8 p.m. April 24. Gallery hours: 1-4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Saturday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Free. (508) 678-2811, Ext. 2631. Region: Fall River. Venue website: http://www.bristolcc.edu/gallery. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 12:00 PM – Thursday, May 8, 2014, 1:00 PM. 777 Elsbree St.

Line dancing with Laura

Dance 1-3 p.m. Thursdays. Sponsored by the New Bedford Recreation Department. Free refreshments. Region: New Bedford. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Hazelwood Senior Center, Brock Avenue, New Bedford, MA.

Learn to Fold Origami Puppets

For Kids Region: Lakeville. Phone: (508) 947-9028. Summary: Lakeville Library: "Learn to Fold Origami Puppets." Fun filled hour for seven year olds and older led by children’s theatre actress Debbie O’Carroll. Free, part of the library's Cultural Presentations program. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. 4 Precinct St.

Afternoon tea 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. seating

Bits & Pieces Directions: From Newport Take Route 114 North through Middletown and Portsmouth. At the junction of Rt. 114 and Rt. 24 bear left, Rt. 114 Bristol. Signs for Rt. 114 are unclear from this point so be sure to take a left at each of the next two stop lights, staying on Rt. 114. Cross the Mount Hope Bridge to enter Bristol and bear left at the fork onto Rt. 114 (Ferry Road). Blithewold is ¼ mile on the left. From Providence Take Exit 7 off Interstate 195. Follow Rt. 114 South for approximately 13 ½ miles through B… Registration/reservations: All teas require reservations. Reservations can be made by calling (401)253-2707 or online at http://www.blithewold.org/event/show/672. Artist/event website: http://www.blithewold.org/event/show/672. Venue website: http://www.blithewold.org/. Phone: (401)253-2707 ext. 21. Email: amillora@blithewold.org. Summary: Join us in the Dining Room for Tea at Blithewold. Our informal Tea includes our custom-blended tea served alongside tea sandwiches, mini-pastries and scones. Teas will be held during the week from Tuesday through Friday. There are two seatings each day, with tea times at either 1:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. The Teas are not suitable for very young children under 5 yrs. old. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 1:00 PM. Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum 101 Ferry Road (Rt. 114) Bristol, R.I. 02809.

Kool Kids After School program

For Kids Includes homework time, computer activities and various sports and games, transportation from all Fairhaven schools, including on early release days. Region: Fairhaven. Venue website: http://www.fairhavenrecreation.com. Phone: (508) 993-9269. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Fairhaven Recreation Department, 227 Huttleston Ave. Fairhaven, MA.

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, April 24, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Tipsy Toboggan 75 Ferry St. Fall River, Mass. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Fair Housing Month Event

Lectures / Seminars Phone: 5085421993. Email: info@southcoastfairhousing.org. Summary: Celebrate Fair Housing Month with SouthCoast Fair Housing. Watch a short documentary on fair housing and learn about SouthCoast Fair Housing. Region: New Bedford. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. YWCA, 20 S. Sixth Street, New Bedford. For more info visit www.southcoastfairhousing.org.

"Get your Ducks in a Row"

Lectures / Seminars Registration/reservations: Call to register at 1-800-929-0491. 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, April 24, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. The Arbors of Taunton Assisted Living 763 County Street Taunton, Mass. 02780.

Cafe Parlez Book Discussion Group

Books Meets 6:30 p.m. last Thursdays at Plumb Memorial Library. Sponsored by the Friends of Plumb Library. Region: Rochester. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. 17 Constitution Way, Rochester, MA.

Yu-Gi-Oh club

For Kids Meets 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays. Region: Wareham. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Wareham Recreation Department, Wareham, MA.

Colette O’Connor

Concerts Region: Lakeville. Summary: Somethin’s Brewin’ Book Cafe. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. open mic 7-8 p.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Intersection of Routes 105 and 18.

Becky Chace and Brian Minisce

Nightlife / Clubs Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4922. Venue website: http://www.kinsaleinn.com. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The Kinsale Inn, 13 Water Street, Mattapoisett, MA.

Open mic/open jam

Nightlife / Clubs 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Region: Fall River. Cost: No cover. Phone: (508) 672-8748. Venue website: http://www.waterstreetcafe.com. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 7:30 PM. Waterstreet Cafe, 36 Water St. Fall River, MA.

The Joan Osborne Acoustic Trio

Concerts Region: Fall River. Venue website: http://www.tickets.ncfta.org. Summary: Narrows Center For the Arts. Tickets $45 advance, $50 day of show;. For ticket or more information visit www.tickets.ncfta.org. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 16 Anawan St.

Members’ night

Nightlife / Clubs Thursdays. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 858-5110. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 8:00 PM. Cape Verdean Vets Hall, 561 Purchase St. New Bedford, MA.

CJ Martin @ Cork Wine and Tapas Bar

Nightlife / Clubs Thursday, April 24, 2014, 9:00 PM – Friday, April 25, 2014, 1:00 AM. Cork Wine and Tapas Bar 90 Front Street New Bedford MA 02740.

Earth Day 2014

Bits & Pieces Summary: March 15 - April 26 : Gift card raffles April 1 - 26: Art, handmade jewelry, dance lessons, henna, body wraps and  product raffles!! April 25: Our annual bake sale and $10 shampoo and style with Haley or Stephanie 100% of the proceeds will be given to the National Marine Life Center. This donation will be used for educational programs about the environment reaching over 10,000 kids per year, Environment Clean Up's, and animal care. Region: Dartmouth. Registration/reservations: All walk-in's welcome! Venue website: http://salonenvogue.com/. Phone: 508 993 5299. Email: Salonenvogueorganic@yahoo.com. Friday, April 25, 2014. 634B State Road, North Dartmouth, Mass. 02747. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Line Dancing with Lyn

Dance Region: Dartmouth. Summary: Newcomers welcome 1/2 prior to classes. Friday, April 25, 2014, 1:00 AM – 3:00 AM. Dartmouth Council on Again.

HealthFirst Family Care Center

Fall River Financial counseling available from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday to help uninsured residents of Greater Fall River complete MassHealth/Commonwealth Care applications. Paulette Couture, (508) 679-8111, Ext. 238. Region: Fall River. Friday, April 25, 2014, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 102 County St. Fall River, MA.

Next to New Thrift Shop

Sales 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday-Saturday in the Fellowship Hall of the First Congregational Church. (508) 291-8081 or (508) 295-1630. Region: Wareham. Friday, April 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. First Congregational Church, Gibbs Avenue, Wareham, MA.

Senior citizen dance

Dance Weblink above is for our Facebook page, which includes pictures from our last senior citizen dance. Region: Fall River. Registration/reservations: If you are a senior citizen and would like more information, or to make your reservation please call: 508.679.0922. Ask for Grace Gerling. Phone: 6179055741. Venue website: http://www.gfrrec.org/index.html. Summary: Each spring, Greater Fall River RE-CREATION hosts a series of three Senior citizen dances. the first dance was already held. The next two dances will be held on: Friday, April 25, from 12–3 p.m. Friday, May 30, from 12–3 p.m. “Al Deston’s Trio” will provide the entertainment, and lunch will be served. The cost for the dance, including lunch, is $5.00. If you are a senior citizen and like to dance or listen to music over lunch with friends–please join us! If you know any seniors who might… Friday, April 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Greater Fall River RE-CREATION, 72 Bank Street, Fall River, Mass. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Sippican Women’s Club

Bits & Pieces Summary: Annual Meeting Luncheon. Nominations for new officers will take place. Lunch will be served at 12:45 p.m. includes soup, dessert, coffee and tea. RSVP by April 21. For information contact Jeanne Lake, (508) 748 0619. Region: Marion. Friday, April 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Kittansett Club.

Wareham Oyster Festival

Bits & Pieces Summary: To take place 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 27. Festival will feature music, crafters and vendors, paddleboat and kayak rentals as well as plenty of shellfish. To be held on Main Street in Wareham; Oyster Festival Gala to take place 5-9 p.m. April 25 at the former Tobey Library. Fundraiser for the Wareham Village Association. Tickets $40 and are available by emailing info@warehamvillage.org; Complete schedule of the Oyster Festival’s Speaker series and opening day Festival 5K as well as other information is availabl… Region: Wareham. Venue website: http://www.warehamvillage.org. Friday, April 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, April 27, 2014, 1:00 PM. Wareham.

Mosque Prayer Service

Religious Contact Sherif El Wakil for more information. Region: Dartmouth. Friday, April 25, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Masjid Al-Ehsan, 2 Cove Road, South Dartmouth, MA.

Afternoon tea 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. seating

Bits & Pieces Directions: From Newport Take Route 114 North through Middletown and Portsmouth. At the junction of Rt. 114 and Rt. 24 bear left, Rt. 114 Bristol. Signs for Rt. 114 are unclear from this point so be sure to take a left at each of the next two stop lights, staying on Rt. 114. Cross the Mount Hope Bridge to enter Bristol and bear left at the fork onto Rt. 114 (Ferry Road). Blithewold is ¼ mile on the left. From Providence Take Exit 7 off Interstate 195. Follow Rt. 114 South for approximately 13 ½ miles through B… Registration/reservations: All teas require reservations. Reservations can be made by calling (401)253-2707 or online at http://www.blithewold.org/event/show/672. Artist/event website: http://www.blithewold.org/event/show/672. Venue website: http://www.blithewold.org/. Phone: (401)253-2707 ext. 21. Email: amillora@blithewold.org. Summary: Join us in the Dining Room for Tea at Blithewold. Our informal Tea includes our custom-blended tea served alongside tea sandwiches, mini-pastries and scones. Teas will be held during the week from Tuesday through Friday. There are two seatings each day, with tea times at either 1:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. The Teas are not suitable for very young children under 5 yrs. old. Friday, April 25, 2014, 1:00 PM. Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum 101 Ferry Road (Rt. 114) Bristol, R.I. 02809.

Kool Kids After School program

For Kids Includes homework time, computer activities and various sports and games, transportation from all Fairhaven schools, including on early release days. Region: Fairhaven. Venue website: http://www.fairhavenrecreation.com. Phone: (508) 993-9269. Friday, April 25, 2014, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Fairhaven Recreation Department, 227 Huttleston Ave. Fairhaven, MA.

Catherine Marie Maxey

Books Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Summary: Mattapoisett Free Public Library. Artist Catherine Marie Maxey will speak about her two-year stay in India which inspired quilts and textile art. Friday, April 25, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 7 Barstow St.

“New Beginnings”

Museums Summary: Celebrate the joining of the New Bedford Art Museum and Artworks! Opening remarks by Mayor Jon Mitchell, hors d’oeuvres, live jazz music and silent auction. Presented by the Trustees of the New Bedford Art Museum/Artworks! Region: New Bedford. Friday, April 25, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 608 Pleasant St.

Family meat raffle

Sales 6 p.m. last Fridays. Food available. Region: Freetown. Phone: (508) 763-2292. Friday, April 25, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. VFW Post 6643, 89 Middleboro Road, Freetown, MA.

Community Drum Circle

Concerts Rhythm celebration (not a performance), fourth Fridays. Newcomers welcome. Doors open at 7 p.m. Region: Fairhaven. Cost: $4. Phone: (508) 636-3871. Email: trdrelm@rcn.com. Friday, April 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Unitarian Memorial Church 102 Green St. Fairhaven, MA.

Cowboy Al’s Karaoke Show

Nightlife / Clubs For more information, contact Cowboy Al, (508) 676-9277 or (508) 993-0046. Region: Fall River. Friday, April 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Corky Row Club, 602 Third St. Fall River, MA.

GoodTyme CountryTyme Dancers

Dance Region: Taunton. Venue website: http://www/goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Summary: Hosting a dance at the Holy Ghost Hall. Comes dance the oldest & newest dances to today’s Country Music with DJ JoAnn. Line and couple’s dance lesson will be offered. Dancing 7-11 p.m. admission $10 per person. For more information contact JoAnn at (774) 202-5543 or visit www/goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Friday, April 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. 545 Middleboro Ave.

Twice-Monthly Writer's Group

Books Meets, 7 p.m. second/last Fridays. Region: Dartmouth. Cost: All events are free. Phone: (508) 997-6700. Friday, April 25, 2014, 7:00 PM. Baker Books, 69 State Road (Route 6), Dartmouth, MA.

Scrabble and Chess

Bits & Pieces Monthly Scrabble Night, now with the addition of chess, 7-9 p.m. last Fridays. Beginners to experienced players welcome. Region: New Bedford. Cost: Free. Phone: (508) 996-1498. Friday, April 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Pilgrim United Church of Christ Home, Purchase and School streets, New Bedford, MA.

Sippican Historical Society presentation

For Free Region: Marion. Phone: (508) 748-1116. Summary: SHS presents a special presentation “Reflections on 50 years of a Changing Political Climate." Presented by John and Margaret Xifaras, long-time participants in legal and political affairs. co-sponsoring the event will be the Elizabeth Tabor Library. Friday, April 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Marion Music Hall, 164 Front St.

Water Music, A Fundraiser: Benefiting the Westport River Watershed Alliance and the Nature Conservancy in Rhode Island

Concerts Region: Westport. Summary: Greater Tiverton Community Chorus presents Water Music, A Fundraiser: Benefiting the Westport River Watershed Alliance and the Nature Conservancy in Rhode Island. Tickets $15, students $8, for information call (401) 253-7987. Friday, April 25, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. St. John the Baptist Church, 945 Main Road.

Meat raffles

Sales 7:30 p.m. Fridays. Live entertainment follows. Region: Lakeville. Phone: (508) 763-8878. Friday, April 25, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Lakeville Eagles #3994, 217 County St. Lakeville, MA.

Ryan Montbleau

Concerts Region: Fall River. Venue website: http://www.tickets.ncfta.org. Summary: Narrows Center For the Arts. Tickets $22, $25 at the door For ticket or more information visit www.tickets.ncfta.org. Friday, April 25, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 16 Anawan St.

Sippican Choral Society

Concerts Region: Marion. Venue website: http://www.sippicanchoral.org. Summary: Presents their Annual Spring Concert, 8 p.m. April 25 and 26. Concert is titled “Music of the Mountains,” and features folk songs and hymns of the Appalachians. Sippian Chamber Choir will accompany. Tickets $212 adults, $6 for children. Available at Book Stall in Marion, The Symphony Music Shop in Dartmouth, Euro Ship/Phoenix in Fairhaven and at the door. For more information visit www.sippicanchoral.org. Friday, April 25, 2014, 8:00 PM – Saturday, April 26, 2014, 1:00 PM. St. Gabriel’s Church, 124 Front St.

DJ

Nightlife / Clubs Plays dance & hip hop music, Fridays. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 994-8851. Friday, April 25, 2014, 8:00 PM – Saturday, April 26, 2014, 1:00 AM. New Cape Verdean Band Club, 185 Acushnet Ave. New Bedford, MA.

DJ Dan

Nightlife / Clubs In the ‘Commodore Room Lounge,' spinning Blues, Jazz, R&B and Funk. Doors open at 8 p.m. Proper ID required; dress to impress. Region: Fairhaven. Phone: (508) 997-1281. Friday, April 25, 2014, 8:00 PM – Saturday, April 26, 2014, 1:00 AM. Seaport Inn & Marina, 110 Middle St. Fairhaven, MA.

Karaoke

Nightlife / Clubs Region: Fall River. Phone: (508) 677-2180. Friday, April 25, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. LePage’s Seafood & Grill, 439 Martine St. Route 6, Fall River, MA.

Rehoboth contra dances

Dance Region: Rehoboth. Summary: Contra dance with Heyday, April 25. Dances at 8 p.m. introductory workshop at 7:30 p.m. $8. All dances taught, beginners welcome. Friday, April 25, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Goff Memorial Hall, 124 Bay State Road.

Karaoke

Nightlife / Clubs 8:30 p.m. until closing Fridays. Region: Fall River. Phone: (508) 677-2180. Friday, April 25, 2014, 8:30 PM. LePage's Seafood & Grill, 439 Martine St. Route 6, Fall River, MA.

‘Taraoke’

Nightlife / Clubs In ‘The Skipper Lounge’. Region: Fairhaven. Cost: $10 per person. Phone: (508) 997-1281. Friday, April 25, 2014, 9:30 PM – Saturday, April 26, 2014, 1:00 AM. Seaport Inn & Marina, 110 Middle St. Fairhaven, MA.

North End Flea Market

Sales Summary: 20 + vendors indoor handicapped accessible. Region: New Bedford. Phone: 508-509-1088. Saturday, April 26, 2014. 2100 Acushnet Ave. (behind CVS).

Earth Day 2014

Bits & Pieces Summary: March 15 - April 26 : Gift card raffles April 1 - 26: Art, handmade jewelry, dance lessons, henna, body wraps and  product raffles!! April 25: Our annual bake sale and $10 shampoo and style with Haley or Stephanie 100% of the proceeds will be given to the National Marine Life Center. This donation will be used for educational programs about the environment reaching over 10,000 kids per year, Environment Clean Up's, and animal care. Region: Dartmouth. Registration/reservations: All walk-in's welcome! Venue website: http://salonenvogue.com/. Phone: 508 993 5299. Email: Salonenvogueorganic@yahoo.com. Saturday, April 26, 2014. 634B State Road, North Dartmouth, Mass. 02747. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Walking club

Outdoors Offered by Branco events, 8-9 a.m. Saturdays. Region: Dartmouth. Phone: (508) 994-4972. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. Dartmouth Mall, Dartmouth, MA.

Humane Society and Shelter SouthCoast yard sale

Sales Summary: Held indoors, books, children's clothing, toys, kitchenware, albums and jewelry. Region: Dartmouth. Directions: Off Faunce Corner Road. Artist/event website: www.hssc.org. Phone: 508-995-6661. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM. 31 Ventura Drive, N. Dartmouth.

Thrift Shop

Religious Region: New Bedford. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. St. Martin's Episcopal Church, 136 Rivet St. New Bedford, MA.

Acushnet Council on Aging

Sales Summary: Indoor Yard Sale. Multi-vendor, rain or shine. Furniture, clothing, knick-knacks and more. (508) 998-0280. Region: Acushnet. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 59 1/2 South Main St.

Grace Episcopal Church thrift shop

Sales Open 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays. Offers a good selection of clothing for men, women and children. Region: New Bedford. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Grace Episcopal Church, 133 School St. New Bedford, MA.

Smith Mills Christian Congregational Church

Sales Summary: Will be having an indoor yard sale. We will be having a rummage section where clothes can be purchased by the bag full for $2 each bag. We will also have glassware, furniture, collectables, kitchen items and books. Come on down and see what treasures you can find. Region: Dartmouth. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. 11 Andersen Way.

St. Martin’s Thrift Shop

Sales Open 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. Region: New Bedford. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. 136 Rivet St. Rivet and County streets, New Bedford, MA.

Food pantry

Sales 9:30-11 a.m. last Saturdays. Region: New Bedford. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, 136 Rivet St. Rivet and County streets, New Bedford, MA.

Used book sale

Sales Monthly sale of used books and music CDs, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. fourth Saturdays. Used hardcovers and paperbacks and some books-on-tape for sale every day in the lobby of the library. Proceeds to benefit the Friends of the Wareham Library. Region: Wareham. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM. Wareham Free Library, 59 Marion Road, Wareham, MA.

Westport United Congregations Church

Books Region: Westport. Summary: Book Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 26 and May 3. Variety of books for sale that will appeal to any reader. Annual May Breakfast will take place 7:30-10 a.m. May 3. All proceeds benefit the Church. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 500 American Legion Hwy.

Herring Run Bike Tour

Outdoors Summary: Buzzards Bay Coalition. Free. Registration required, email bayadventures@savebuzzardsbay.org or call (508) 999-6262, ext. 219. Region: Bourne. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Cape Cod Canal Bikeway.

Ascension Thrift Shop

Sales 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. Use rear entrance off Purchase Street. Region: Fall River. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. 160 Rock St. Fall River, MA.

Next to New Thrift Shop

Sales 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday-Saturday in the Fellowship Hall of the First Congregational Church. (508) 291-8081 or (508) 295-1630. Region: Wareham. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. First Congregational Church, Gibbs Avenue, Wareham, MA.

PLANT, RUMMAGE SALE AND AUCTION - SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS DAYLILY SOCIETY

Sales Contact Pat Wessling at the above email or phone number with any questions. Summary: Plant and rummage sale featuring hundreds of day lilies and some perennials at mostly the bargain price of $5.00 per plant a few choice newer cultivars a little more. Great gardeners available with helpful hints and advice on plants. Region: Wareham. Directions: Building across from the Congregational Church on the opposite side of the Village Green on Main Street, Wareham. Registration/reservations: all are welcome. Phone: 508-995-0362. Email: patwessling@mac.com. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Historic Methodist Meetinghouse 495 Main Street Wareham, Mass. 02571.

2nd Annual Earth Day for Buzzards Bay Expo

Bits & Pieces Summary: Presented by the buzzards Bay Action Committee. Learn what you can do to protect Buzzards Bay and live lightly on Earth. Explore exhibits, food and presentations. For information contact Merilee (508) 998-0202. Region: Fairhaven. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Fairhaven Senior Center, 229 Huttleston Ave.

3rd Annual Home and Garden Show

Bits & Pieces Summary: Presented by Buzzards Bay Habitat For Hummanity. Eighty local businesses will participate, offering product overviews and workshops. Admission free, donations accepted. Region: Mattapoisett. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Old Rochester Regional School, 135 Marion Road.

National Drug Take-Back Day and SHARPS drop off day

Bits & Pieces Summary: Spring Recycling Events. Safely dispose of unwanted prescription drugs and sharps. Call (508) 97901493 to ask about obtaining a free biohazard container. New Bedford and Dartmouth residents only. Shawmut Ave. Transfer Station. www.nebedfordrecycling.org. Region: New Bedford. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 1103 Shawmut Ave.

World Tai Chi and Qigong Day 2014 on SouthCoast

Bits & Pieces Summary: World Tai Chi and Qigong Day (WTCQD) is an annual event held on the last Saturday of April each year to promote the related disciplines of Tai Chi and Qigong in sixty countries since 1999. The annual April event is open to the general public, and begins in the earliest time zones of New Zealand at 10 am, and then participants across Oceania, Asia, Africa, Europe, North America, and South America take part, with celebrations in sixty nations and several hundred cities, ending with the final events in th… Region: Mattapoisett. Artist/event website: http://www.meetup.com/Tai-Chi-Taiji-Qigong-Daoyin-on-SouthCoast/events/175572382/. Phone: 508-322-1299. Email: cfink144@yahoo.com. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Ned's Point, Ned's Point Road, Mattapoisett, Mass. For more info visit www.martialartswithcolman.com.

Universal Thrift Shop

Religious Quality clothing for the entire family, as well as household items, books, music, lamps and small furniture. Clean donations can be brought to the church on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Region: New Bedford. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM. First Unitarian Church, 71 Eighth St. New Bedford, MA.

Healthy Kids Day

For Kids Region: Dartmouth. Artist/event website: http://www.ymcasouthcoast.org. Summary: Dartmouth YMCA. Family ZUMBA, Yoga, nutrition, demonstrations and more. Free. Call (508) 993-3361 or visit www.ymcasouthcoast.org. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 276 Gulf Road.

Soul Food Kitchen

Potluck Open 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Use Mill Street entrance. Features fried chicken, meatloaf, ribs, collard greens, candied yams, sweet potato pie, more. Take-out orders: (508) 999-3682. Region: New Bedford. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM. United House of Prayer for All People, New Bedford, MA.

First Congregational Church of Rochester's Annual Ladies Luncheon

Religious Bring a Friend or two! Region: Rochester. Phone: 508-763-4314. Email: rochestercongregational@comcast.net. Artist/event website: http://www.rochestercongregational.org. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM. First Congregational Church of Rochester 11 Constitution Way Rochester, Mass. 02770.

Encore Boutique

Sales Usable clothing for the homeless, drop-off noon-4 p.m. Saturdays. Region: New Bedford. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Encore Boutique, 216 Church St. New Bedford, MA.

3rd Annual Newport Craft Beer Festival

Bits & Pieces Summary: Taking place April 26 at the Great Friends Meeting House. Two sessions, 30 breweries, 900 guests. Tickets $45, 21+ event. Region: Newport. Venue website: http://www.newportcraftbeer.com. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Downtown Newport.

Chess Club

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

Margaret Gibson

Books Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Summary: Mattapoisett Free Public Library. Award-winning poet, Margaret Gibson will read works from her new book. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 7 Barstow St.

Ham and bean supper

Dance Monthly dances sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary of Freetown VFW Post 6643. Doors open at 5 p.m. Region: Freetown. Cost: $7. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. VFW Post 6643, 89 Middleboro Road, Freetown, MA.

Blending of the Waters gala

Bits & Pieces Summary: Celebrate a public treasure, and help support the exciting events planned to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Cape Cod Canal this July. The Gala features Cape Cod Canal Historical Exhibits, Tours of MMA’s Training Ship Kennedy and ship simulator and silent auction. Dance to the music of G.Q. & The Lady. Black tie optional.Tickets are $125 per person. Blocks of 10 available for $1,000 until April 1. Sponsorships available. Region: Buzzards Bay. Registration/reservations: http://capecodcanalcentennial.com/blending-of-the-waters-gala/. Artist/event website: http://capecodcanalcentennial.com/blending-of-the-waters-gala/. Phone: 508.759.6000. Email: info@capecodcanalcentennial.org. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Massachusetts Maritime Academy 101 Academy Drive Buzzards Bay, Mass.

Blending of the Waters Gala

Bits & Pieces Summary: Celebrate a public treasure, and help support the exciting events planned to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Cape Cod Canal this July. The Gala features Cape Cod Canal Historical Exhibits, Tours of MMA’s Training Ship Kennedy and ship simulator and silent auction. Dance to the music of G.Q. & The Lady. Black tie optional.Tickets are $125 per person. Blocks of 10 available for $1,000 until April 1. Sponsorships available. Region: Buzzards Bay. Registration/reservations: http://capecodcanalcentennial.com/blending-of-the-waters-gala/. Artist/event website: http://capecodcanalcentennial.com/blending-of-the-waters-gala/. Phone: 508.759.6000. Email: info@capecodcanalcentennial.org. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Massachusetts Maritime Academy 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, Mass. 02532.

Meat raffles

Sales 6:30 p.m. Saturdays. Kitchen opens at 5:30 p.m. Region: Acushnet. Phone: (508) 998-1046. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 6:30 PM. Thomas E. Tuttle VFW, #7239, 28 Roosevelt St. Acushnet, MA.

C.A.P.E. Coffeehouse

Concerts Held monthly on fourth Saturdays. Open mic starts at 7 p.m. and continues after the featured performers. To sign up, e-mail Dave Jackson at cape.jackson@gmail.com or call (781) 724-9798 the day of the event. Region: Wareham. Cost: $10, $5 students and open mic performers, unless otherwise noted. Artist/event website: http://www.cape.webbweaver.com/events. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 7:00 PM. Old Methodist Meetinghouse, 495 Main St. Wareham, MA.

Spring concerts at Fellowship Hall in Wareham

Concerts Region: Wareham. Registration/reservations: Purchase at the door or to Reserve tickets call the church office. Phone: 508-295-1630. Email: admin@firstcongregationalchurchofwareham.org. Directions: Wareham exit off 495 or 195. Take Route 28 to Main St.Right on to Gibbs Ave. Hall next to First Congregational Church near Town Green. Summary: Two spring concerts, April 26, the Occasion Singers, a local singing group will perform contemporary songs from movies, Broadway and the "American Songbook." May 30, Steve Gretz and Leslie Lee Concert. These gifted guitarists and vocalists will perform new and old Gospel, Folk and Bluegrass. CDs will be available.These concerts are fundraisers for the First Congregational Church of Wareham. Cash bar and refreshments. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 7:00 PM. Rowland Thacher Fellowship Hall 11 Gibbs Ave.Wareham, Mass. 02571.

Weekly dances at the Holy Ghost Club

Dance Live bands, door prizes, raffles. Region: Westport. Cost: $6. Phone: (508) 636-3661. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Holy Ghost Club, 171 Sodom Road, Westport, MA.

A Night at the Races

Bits & Pieces Summary: ‘A Night at the Races’ brings all the fun of the Kentucky Derby – complete with horse races shown on giant screens and, of course, mint juleps — to White’s of Westport on Saturday, April 26. The 7 p.m. event is a fundraiser for the Westport Education Foundation, a community-based organization that raises money to enhance the curriculum of the Westport Community Schools. ‘A Night at the Races’ is a great night out with friends, old and new. It features live calls of all 10 races by auctioneer Steve Medeiro… Region: Westport. Directions: 66 State Road (Route 6), Westport, MA. Venue website: http://www.westporteducationfoundation.com/. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. White's of Westport Westport, Mass.

Doo Wop 9

Concerts Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.zeiterion.org. Summary: Zeiterion Performing Arts Center. $45-$55. Available at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center box office. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 684 Purchase St.

Pilgrim Festival Chrous

Concerts Region: Plymouth. Venue website: http://www.pilgrimfestivalchorus.org. Summary: Presents “Looking Forward, Looking Back: An Anniversary Celebration Featuring Works of Mendelsohn and Bach." Tickets $20 adults, $18 senior citizens and $15 for students over 14, free for children. For tickets call (781) 826-8416. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. The Church of the Pilgrimage, 8 Town Sq.

Water Music, A Fundraiser: Benefiting the Westport River Watershed Alliance and the Nature Conservancy in Rhode Island

Concerts Region: Portsmouth. Summary: Greater Tiverton Community Chorus presents Water Music, A Fundraiser: Benefiting the Westport River Watershed Alliance and the Nature Conservancy in Rhode Island. Tickets $15, students $8, for information call (401) 253-7987. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. The Pennfield School, 110 Sandy Point Ave.

Funky White Honkies

Concerts Region: Fall River. Venue website: http://www.tickets.ncfta.org. Summary: Narrows Center For the Arts. Tickets $18, $20 at the door. For ticket or more information visit www.tickets.ncfta.org. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 16 Anawan St.

Tom Rush

Concerts Region: Newport. Summary: Common Fence Music presents Tom Rush at Salve Regina University. www.commonfencemusic.org or (401) 683-5085 for tickets. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 100 Ochre Point Ave.

DJ

Nightlife / Clubs Plays old school music, Saturdays. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 994-8851. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 8:00 PM – Sunday, April 27, 2014, 1:00 AM. New Cape Verdean Band Club, 185 Acushnet Ave. New Bedford, MA.

Poirier Post VFW

Nightlife / Clubs Entertainment, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturdays. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 995-3610. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9:00 PM – Sunday, April 27, 2014, 1:00 AM. 281 Appleton St. New Bedford, MA.

Marcus Wills Basketball Clinic

For Kids Region: Fairhaven. Artist/event website: http://www.fairhaven-ma.gov. Phone: (508) 993-9269. Summary: Fairhaven Recreation Department. Marcus Wills Basketball Clinic, 9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Saturdays April 26-May 24. NBHS’s all-time leading scorer, two-time state Champion and Div. 1 college standout at University of Maine. $40 members, $50 non-members. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9:30 PM – 10:30 PM. 227 Huttleston Ave.

DJ George

Nightlife / Clubs Region: Fall River. Phone: (508) 324-6333. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 PM – Sunday, April 27, 2014, 2:00 AM. Mickey Doyle’s sports pub, 390 Rhode Island Ave. Fall River, MA.

DJ Gray

Nightlife / Clubs Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 992-8119. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 PM – Sunday, April 27, 2014, 2:00 AM. Miller’s Homeport, 24 Cove Road, Dartmouth, MA.

North End Flea Market

Sales Summary: 20 + vendors indoor handicapped accessible. Region: New Bedford. Phone: 508-509-1088. Sunday, April 27, 2014. 2100 Acushnet Ave. (behind CVS).

Greater New Bedford Track Club

Outdoors Sunday Striders, weekly training runs starting at 8 a.m. Sundays. All levels of ability welcome; non-members are encouraged to join group. Marathon training continues. Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.gnbtc.org. Phone: (508) 994-7209. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 8:00 AM. Buttonwood Senior Center, 1 Oneida St. New Bedford, MA.

All-you-can-eat breakfast buffets

Potluck 8-11 a.m. Sundays. Region: Buzzards Bay. Cost: $6. Phone: (508) 759-9974. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Buzzards Bay Eagles, 29 Cohasset Ave. Buzzards Bay, MA.

Japanese Cherry Blossom Friendship Festival

Bits & Pieces Summary: Bento picnic box lunch, origami paper folding, tea and dessert, Japanese name writing as well as tours of Fairhaven Colonial Club and Whitfield-Manjiro Friendship Museum. Tickets $20 adults, $10 children under 12. For tickets call Gerry at (508) 995-1219 or email Gerry@WMFriendshipHouse.org. Region: Fairhaven. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Cooke Memorial Park.

Soul Food Kitchen

Potluck Open 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Use Mill Street entrance. Features fried chicken, meatloaf, ribs, collard greens, candied yams, sweet potato pie, more. Take-out orders: (508) 999-3682. Region: New Bedford. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM. United House of Prayer for All People, New Bedford, MA.

Next to New Thrift Shop

Sales 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays in the Fellowship Hall of the First Congregational Church. (508) 291-8081 or (508) 295-1630. Region: Wareham. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM. First Congregational Church, Gibbs Avenue, Wareham, MA.

Trap shooting

Outdoors Noon-3 p.m. Sundays, weather permitting. Breakfast available for members and their guests, 7-11 a.m. Region: Mattapoisett. Venue website: http://www.finfurandfeatherclub.org. Cost: $4 per round ($3 per round for members). Sunday, April 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Fin, Fur & Feather Club, 35 Crystal Spring Road, Mattapoisett, MA.

Yom HaShoah

Bits & Pieces Summary: 33rd Annual Holocaust Memorial Observance To take place at the Holocaust Monument in Buttonwood Park in New Bedford, 6:30 p.m. April 27. Guest speaker Dr. Sharon Delmendo will speak about Holocaust rescue in the Philipines followed by a memorial program at Tifereth Israel at 7:30 p.m. ; Dr. Demlmendo will speak at a military presentation “A Somber and Durable Tapestry: Jewish World War II Service in Bataan and the Philippine Resistance,” 7 p.m. April 28 at the Low Time Yacht Club, New Bedford. Region: New Bedford. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – Monday, April 28, 2014, 1:00 PM. New Bedford.

Margaret Gibson

Books Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Summary: Mattapoisett Free Public Library. Local poets may take place in a poetry reading. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. 7 Barstow St.

Cowboy Al’s Karaoke Show

Nightlife / Clubs For more information, contact Cowboy Al, (508) 676-9277 or (508) 993-0046. Region: Fall River. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. St. Michael’s Restaurant, 63 Webster St. Fall River.

Writer’s Series

Books Region: Westport. Venue website: http://www.partnersvillagestore.com. Summary: Partners Village Store Writer’s Series with Local Author Dawn Tripp continues, 3-5 p.m. April 27 with J. Michael Lennon. Lennon, a Norman Mailer archivist and authorized biographer, will talk about his book “norman Mailer: A Double Life.”  For more information, visit www.partnersvillagestore.com. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 865 Main Road.

5th annual Cape Verdean Recognition Committee Celebration

Bits & Pieces Summary: To honor the Cape Verdean Whalers of the Charles W. Morgan - 2014 Grand Marshals. Music will feature SouthCoast Jazz Band, Candida Rose and more. Tickets $25 and may be purchased at (508) 993-7628. Taking place at the Skyroom. Region: New Bedford. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 651 Orchard St.

Sunday Afternoon Jazz Live

Nightlife / Clubs At the Whaler Lounge. Region: New Bedford. Cost: $10 cover. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Days Inn, 500 Hathaway Road, New Bedford, MA.

buffet style dinner and dance

Nightlife / Clubs With different entertainers every week. Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.thesixthbristolclub.com. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Sixth Bristol Club/Pub 6th, 736 Ashley Blvd. New Bedford, MA.

Water Music, A Fundraiser: Benefiting the Westport River Watershed Alliance and the Nature Conservancy in Rhode Island

Concerts Region: Tiverton. Summary: Greater Tiverton Community Chorus presents Water Music, A Fundraiser: Benefiting the Westport River Watershed Alliance and the Nature Conservancy in Rhode Island. Tickets $15, students $8, for information call (401) 253-7987. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. St. Theresa’s Church, 265 Staffor Road, Tiverton.

Creole music

Nightlife / Clubs 7-11 p.m. Sundays, $3. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 858-5110. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Cape Verdean Vets Hall, 561 Purchase St. New Bedford, MA.

Open jam

Nightlife / Clubs 7:30 p.m. Sundays. Region: Fall River. Cost: No cover. Phone: (508) 672-8748. Venue website: http://www.waterstreetcafe.com. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 7:30 PM. Waterstreet Cafe, 36 Water St. Fall River, MA.

Karaoke and Club DJ

Nightlife / Clubs 9 p.m. Sundays. Region: Fall River. Phone: (508) 679-4115. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 9:00 PM. The Regatta, 392 Davol St. Battleship Cove, Fall River, MA.

Karaoke with JK Music

Nightlife / Clubs Region: Fall River. Phone: (508) 324-6333. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 9:00 PM – Monday, April 28, 2014, 1:00 AM. Mickey Doyle’s sports pub, 390 Rhode Island Ave. Fall River, MA.

HealthFirst Family Care Center

Fall River Financial counseling available from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday to help uninsured residents of Greater Fall River complete MassHealth/Commonwealth Care applications. Paulette Couture, (508) 679-8111, Ext. 238. Region: Fall River. Monday, April 28, 2014, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 102 County St. Fall River, MA.

Parent and Child Waldorf Play Group

For Kids Region: New Bedford. Summary: Serving children 2-3 years old and their parents. There will be articles to discuss about parenting topics and free play for kids. Registration is open and free and required. Email vruthcapon@gmail.com or visit www.uunewbedford.org. Program runs Mondays 9-11 a.m. Feb. 17-June 9. Monday, April 28, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Corner of Union and County Sts.

The Black Goose Shop

Sales Open 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Tuesday. Shop has recycled items and clothing. Donations of clean clothing and household items always welcome (no electrical items). Region: Dartmouth. Monday, April 28, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Dartmouth Senior Center, 628 Dartmouth St. Dartmouth, MA.

Line Dancing with Lyn

Dance Region: Fairhaven. Summary: Newcomers welcome 1/2 prior to classes. Monday, April 28, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Oxford Terrace.

Hetty’s Thrift Shoppe

Sales Offering clothing and household items. Open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Proceeds benefit the New Bedford Child and Family Service. (508) 996-8572. (508) 990-8920. Region: New Bedford. Monday, April 28, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Hetty’s Thrift Shoppe, 1061 Pleasant St. New Bedford, MA.

Ballroom and line dancing

Dance 1-4 p.m. Mondays. Live music by Lionel Soares, Danny St. Amand and Joe Frascetti. Refreshments, door prizes. Region: Dartmouth. Monday, April 28, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Dartmouth Senior Center, 628 Dartmouth St. Dartmouth, MA.

Kool Kids After School program

For Kids Includes homework time, computer activities and various sports and games, transportation from all Fairhaven schools, including on early release days. Region: Fairhaven. Venue website: http://www.fairhavenrecreation.com. Phone: (508) 993-9269. Monday, April 28, 2014, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Fairhaven Recreation Department, 227 Huttleston Ave. Fairhaven, MA.

Irish dance classes-Haley School

Dance Region: Middleboro. Email: jepothier@verizon.net. Venue website: http://www.haley-school.com/. Summary: Fall registration for children's Irish dance classes are now open at the new Haley School of Irish Dance Middleboro/Lakeville location. $12/class. For more information, please call Maureen 781-447-3081 or Elise 508-763-5475. Monday, April 28, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Central Congregational Church 2 Webster Street, Middleborough, Mass. 02346.

Irish step dancing classes

Dance 4:15-5:45 p.m. Mondays, taught by Maureen Haley. Beginners welcome anytime. Region: Mattapoisett. Cost: Fee for drop-in classes is $9 per visit. Phone: (781) 447-3081. Monday, April 28, 2014, 4:15 PM – 5:45 PM. Center School, Barstow Street, Mattapoisett, MA.

Millicent Library book group

Books Evening book discussion group meets, 7 p.m. fourth Mondays in the auditorium. Use Walnut Street entrance. Handicap accessible. Region: Fairhaven. Venue website: http://www.millicentlibrary.org. Phone: (508) 992-5342. Monday, April 28, 2014, 7:00 PM. 45 Center St. Fairhaven, MA.