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Oxford Book Haven & Cafe

Books Region: Fairhaven. Summary: Large selection of used books sold at reasonable prices-most are 50 cents. Computer and Wifi available to the public. Help with our on-going puzzle, or join in a game of Scrabble. Coffee and desserts available. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Church of the Good Shepherd 357 Main St. Fairhaven, Mass. 02719.

70th Anniversary of the Battle of Leyte Gulf

Museums Summary: Battleship Cove: 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Leyte Gulf. Funshops for kids, documentaries on Leyte Gulf and a presentation from Prof. Steven Kornatz of the Naval War College. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, $17 $15 seniors, veterans and AAA members, $10.50 children 6-12, free for children under 6 and active military personnel in uniform. Region: Fall River. Venue website: http://www.battleshipcove.org. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. 5 Water St.

Rummage sale

Sales Summary: Good used clothing, shoes, costumes, toys, household items, furniture, linens, and books. Region: Dartmouth. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Congregational Church 17 Middle St. South Dartmouth.

St. Gabriel’s Church Yard Sale

Sales Summary: Sponsored by the Adult Choir. Region: Marion. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. 124 Front St.

American Precision Museum's 15th annual Model Engineering Show

Bits & Pieces Admission includes the museum and the show. Buildings are within walking distance from each other. Summary: At the Museum (196 Main Street): All about Water Power Tour the Hydropower Substation Learn how machines ran on water power Design an engineering plan for a river and test it in at the Emriver Geomodel Stream Table. At the Windsor Recreation Center (29 Union Street) Watch the intricate model engines run on compressed air and steam MAKE your own hovercraft from recycled objects Try your hand at LEGO Robotics Explore the Arduino playground and learn how to start programming See 3D Printers i… Directions: Windsor VT, off from Rte 5 North South from I91 either the Ascutney or Windsor exit. Artist/event website: http://www.americanprecision.org/2012-01-18-16-22-51/model-engineering-show. Venue website: www.americanprecision.org. Phone: 802.674.5781. Email: info@americanprecision.org. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Windsor Rec Center, 29 Union Street, Windsor VT and the museum at 196 Main Street, Windsor VT 05089.

Old Colony RVTHS 5th annual craft/vendor fair

Bits & Pieces Summary: Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School has scheduled its fifth annual craft and vendor fair Saturday, October 25th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the school, located at 476 North Avenue in Rochester. The fair will include more than 25 crafters and vendors who will offer such things as jewelry, baked goods, candle, decorations, sewn items and wooden crafts alongside vendors such as It Works, Mary Kay, Pampered Chef, Thirty-One, Tupperware, and more. There will also be raffles, face painting and… Region: Rochester. Registration/reservations: Please email hdarcy@oldcolony.us to reserve a table or for more information. Artist/event website: www.oldcolony.us. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School 476 North Ave. Rochester, Mass. 02770.

Rosary for peace

Religious Region: Fairhaven. Phone: 508-992-7300. Email: stmarysfairhaven@comcast.net. Directions: https://www.google.com/maps/dir//St+Mary's+Catholic+Church,+440+Main+St,+Fairhaven,+MA+02719/@41.662787,-70.907472,17z/data=!4m12!1m3!3m2!1s0x89e4e427596ddc99:0x28142100eba206fa!2sSt+Mary's+Catholic+Church!4m7!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x89e4e427596ddc99:0x28142100eba206fa!2m2!1d-70.907472!2d41.662787. Venue website: http://www.sscc.org/stmaryfhvn/. Artist/event website: https://www.facebook.com/events/364877083678031/. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. St. Mary's Parish 41 Harding Road Fairhaven, Mass.

Thoreau Walk at Betty’s Neck

Outdoors Summary: Sponsored by the Lakeville Open Space Committee. There will be readings and readers prepared. Rain date Nov. 1. Pre-registration not required but call (508) 930-2020. Region: Lakeville. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Parking lot at Betty’s Neck.

First Congregational Church of Marion rummage sale

Sales Summary: Lots of treasures-small furniture, lamps, paintings, household and kitchen items, glassware, linens, jewelry and more. Region: Marion. Directions: Route 195 to Exit 20, right off exit, through traffic light to Marion center. Parking lot is on right. Artist/event website: http://www.marionfirstchurch.org/. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. First Congregational Church of Marion Community Center, 144 Front Street (rear of parking lot), Marion.

FREE ADMISSION at the Herreshoff Marine Museum

For Free Region: Bristol. Directions: The Museum is located at One Burnside Street, at the corner of Hope Street (Route 114) and Burnside Street in Bristol, Rhode Island, 0.5 miles south of the center of Bristol and 1.5 miles north of the Mount Hope Bridge. The Museum is a 25-minute drive from Providence, Newport, or Fall River. From the North (Boston): take Route 24 south to RI Exit 2 (Mt. Hope Bridge/RWU). Take a right off exit onto Boyds Lane. Follow north to Mount Hope Bridge. After crossing the bridge, take the left fork onto Ferry Ro… Artist/event website: www.herreshoff.org. Venue website: www.herreshoff.org. Phone: (401) 253-5000. Email: info@herreshoff.org. Summary: On October 25th, Herreshoff Marine Museum will have FREE ADMISSION from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be plenty of family fun activities as well as light refreshments. Enjoy Hot Cider & Snacks, Formal Guided Tours, Kids Activities, Make-Your-Own Sailboat Art Gallery, Gift Store Sales, Check Out New Exhibits, see the Progress of The RELIANCE Project, AND MORE! The Herreshoff Marine Museum / America's Cup Hall of Fame is dedicated to the education and inspiration of the public through presentations o… Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. One Burnside Street Bristol, R.I. 02809.

The Rita Hosking Family Trio

Concerts Region: Portsmouth. Summary: Common Fence Music. $20 advance, $23 at the door. www.commonfencemusic.org or (401) 683-5085 for tickets. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Common Fence Point Community Hall, 933 Anthony Road.

Fuller Craft Museum: 2014 Biennial Members Exhibition

Museums Summary: Fuller Craft Museum Community Gallery: 2014 Biennial Members Exhibition, Oct. 25-Feb. 15. Reception 2-5 p.m. Oct. 26.For more information, visit www.fullercraft.com. Region: Brockton. Venue website: http://www.fullercraft.com. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, February 15, 2015, 1:00 PM. 455 Oak St.

“Assassins"

On Stage Region: Bridgewater. Venue website: http://www.massasoit.edu/shows. Summary: Bridgewater State University Theatre presents “Assassins,” 8 p.m. Oct. 24-25 and 30-31 Nov. 1 and 2 p.m. Oct. 26 Contact boxoffice@bridgew.edu or call (508) 531-1321 for tickets. 131 Summer St. Bridgewater Massasoit Theatre Company: For more information call (508) 427-1234 or visit www.massasoit.edu/shows. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. One Massasoit Blvd.

Buzzards Play Productions: “Cabaret”

On Stage Region: Wareham. Venue website: http://www.buzzardsplayproductions.com. Summary: Presents “Cabaret,” 8 p.m. Oct. 9-11, 17-18, 24-25 with additional showings 2 p.m. Oct. 11, 18 and 25. For more information and tickets call (508) 591-3065 or email buzzardsplayprod@gmail.com or visit www.buzzardsplayproductions.com. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 3065 Cranberry Hwy.

Nemasket River Productions: “Political Suicide”

On Stage Region: Middleboro. Venue website: http://www.nemasketriverproductions.com. Summary: Presents “Political Suicide,” Oct. 11-12, 17-18 and 24-25. Tickets and information www.nemasketriverproductions.com. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. The Alley Theatre, 133 Center St.

Plymouth Community Theatre

On Stage Region: Plymouth. Venue website: http://www.plymouthcommunitytheatre.net. Summary: Plymouth Community Theatre resents “You Can’t Take It With You,” Oct. 17-19 and 24-26. Tickets $20, $18 senior citizens. Purchase tickets at www.plymouthcommunitytheatre.net. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. The Spire Center, 25 1/2 Court St.

Boo at the Zoo

Bits & Pieces Summary: Buttonwood Park Zoo, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 10-12, 17-19 and 24-26 and 30. Evening of Halloween fun, rides and more. Members: $9/$4 children, non-members $14/$11 children. Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.bpzoo.org. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 425 Hawthorn 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, October 25, 2014, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Unscary Halloween

Museums Summary: Soule Homestead: Join in for an array of games, interactive stories, crafts, face-painting, hayrides and more. Admission $5 members, $7 non-members. Space limited, pre-register by Oct. 22. Region: Middleboro. Venue website: http://www.soulehomestead.org. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. 46 Soule St.

Halloween party dinner-dance

Dance Region: Freetown. Phone: (508) 763-2292. Summary: Freetown VFW: Presents Halloween party dinner-dance, 5-10 p.m. Oct. 25. DJ Johnny Angel will provide music. Prizes awarded for best costumes. $12 per person. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 89 Middleboro Road.

Ole Fashioned Barn Party Hoe Down

Dance Region: Rochester. Venue website: http://ww.marionartcenter.org/buytickets. Summary: Marion Art Center's Ole Fashioned Barn Party Hoe Down at Sperry Sails Barn. $75 a person, includes drinks, dinner and dancing. Live music by “Yesterday’s Country.” Purchase tickets at ww.marionartcenter.org/buytickets. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM. 15 Dexter Lane.

Meat, Seafood and More Raffle

Sales Summary: At the Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Next raffle Oct. 25. 5 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meat raffle. Over 50 winners. Serving: Chicken pie dinner with soup, and beverage, $7. Region: New Bedford. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 121 Mt. Pleasant St.

Basic Bee Keeping

Museums Summary: Soule Homestead: Basic Bee Keeping. $10 for members, $12 for non-members. Pre-register by calling Soule Homestead. For a full list o activities and more information, call (508) 947-6744 or visit www.soulehomestead.org. Region: Middleboro. Venue website: http://www.soulehomestead.org. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM. 46 Soule St.

Rotary Club of Fall River's 25th annual pancake breakfast

Fall River Registration/reservations: Lorraine Travers at lorrainetravers@yahoo.com. Email: lorrainetravers@yahoo.com. Artist/event website: www.frrotary.org. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Diman Voc-Tech High School, tea room Fall River, Mass.

All-you-can-eat breakfast

Potluck Summary: All-you-can-eat breakfast every Sunday in October. $6, includes coffee and juice and huge array of breakfast foods. Region: Freetown. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. Freetown VFW Post #6643, 89 Middleboro Road.

Rotary Club of Fall River

Potluck Summary: 25th Annual Pancake Breakfast. Breakfast includes various pancakes, sausage, coffee and other breakfast items. $8 adults, $5 children 10 years old and under. Region: Fall River. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Diman Vocational technical High School Tea Room, 251 Stonehaven Road.

7th Annual Psychic Fair fundraiser

Bits & Pieces Summary: On Sunday, October 26, 2014 from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. the Acushnet Police Association will host their 7th Annual Psychic Fair Fundraiser at the Senior Center building, 59 ½ South Main Street, Acushnet. Mediums, psychics, aura photography and card readers will be available by appointment or for walk-ins. For those looking to do a little shopping, vendors will be offering handmade jewelry, gift baskets, crystals and more. Party of Gold will also be on hand offering top dollar for your unwanted gold and silv… Region: Acushnet. Registration/reservations: By appointment and/or walk-in. Phone: 508-998-0280. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Acushnet Senior Center 59 1/2 South Main Street Acushnet, Mass. 02743.

Grace Gospel Church moves to Somerset

Religious Grace Gospel Church, serving Southeast New England for 36 years, is moving into our new facility at 3049 County St. Somerset. Our first service will be held on Sunday, October 26 at 10:30 a.m. Refreshments will be served, and touring of the new building is encouraged. Region: Somerset. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. 3049 County St. Somerset, Mass.

Allen C. Haskell Public Garden Grand Opening

On Stage Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.thetrustees.org. Summary: Trustees of Reservations. Celebrating the grand opening of Allen C. Haskell Public Garden with music from the New Bedford Symphony, food and fun. For more information call (508) 636-4693, ext. 112 or visit www.thetrustees.org. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. 344 Loftus Ave.

Grand opening of Allen C. Haskell Public Garden

Outdoors Summary: Trustees of Reservations celebrating the grand opening of Allen C. Haskell Public Garden with music from the New Bedford Symphony, food and fun. For more information call (508) 636-4693, ext. 112 or visit www.thetrustees.org. Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.thetrustees.org. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. 3444 Lotus Ave.

Opening of Allen C. Haskell Public Garden

Bits & Pieces Summary: Celebrate the official public opening of the Allen C. Haskell Public Garden, which will feature a ribbon cutting, remarks, live music, fun, food and tours of this historic property which was the former site of the acclaimed Allen C. Haskell & Son Nursery for over 50 years. The festival will feature a performance by members of the New Bedford Symphony orchestra and a wide variety of special activities for children. Tours of the property will also be provided throughout the day, including a children’s to… Region: New Bedford. Phone: 508.636.4693x112. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. 344-390 Lotus Avenue, New Bedford. For more info visit www.thetrustees.org.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Inc.

Potluck Summary: Fundraising brunch, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Oct. 26. $25 donation, $10 children 10 and under. Contact Brenda Grace (508) 996-0168. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 996-0168. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM. Wamsutta Club, 427 County St.

“Assassins"

On Stage Region: Bridgewater. Venue website: http://www.massasoit.edu/shows. Summary: Bridgewater State University Theatre presents “Assassins,” 8 p.m. Oct. 24-25 and 30-31 Nov. 1 and 2 p.m. Oct. 26 Contact boxoffice@bridgew.edu or call (508) 531-1321 for tickets. 131 Summer St. Bridgewater Massasoit Theatre Company: For more information call (508) 427-1234 or visit www.massasoit.edu/shows. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. One Massasoit Blvd.

Plymouth Community Theatre

On Stage Region: Plymouth. Venue website: http://www.plymouthcommunitytheatre.net. Summary: Plymouth Community Theatre resents “You Can’t Take It With You,” Oct. 17-19 and 24-26. Tickets $20, $18 senior citizens. Purchase tickets at www.plymouthcommunitytheatre.net. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. The Spire Center, 25 1/2 Court St.

Boo at the Zoo

Bits & Pieces Summary: Buttonwood Park Zoo, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 10-12, 17-19 and 24-26 and 30. Evening of Halloween fun, rides and more. Members: $9/$4 children, non-members $14/$11 children. Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.bpzoo.org. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 425 Hawthorn St.

Carlos Eire

Bits & Pieces Summary: Claire T. Carney Library Associates and the Chancellor’s Office are co-sponsoring a luncheon and lecture featuring Carlos Eire, noon Oct. 26. Carlos is author and historian of several books on European history and is a T. Lawson Riggs Professor of History and Religion at Yale University. Free. Region: Dartmouth. Artist/event website: http://www.umassd.edu. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Grand Reading Room, Claire T. Carney Library, Main Auditorium, 285 Old Westport Road.

Oktoberfest Train Ride

Bits & Pieces Summary: Presented by Sandwich Chamber, Oct. 26. Three hour train ride to travel along scenic Cape Cod Canal and try some of the newest seasonal beers and wines. Tickets $25-$40, for tickets call (508) 833-9755. Region: Sandwich. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Sandwich.

Fall River Symphony

Concerts Region: Fall River. Ticket Phone: (508) 642-6837. Summary: First concert of the season. Tickets $15. children and students free, call (508) 642-6837. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Jackson Arts Center, 777 Elsbree St.

Tri-County Symphonic Band

Concerts Region: Marion. Venue website: http://www.tricountysymphonicband.org. Summary: Presents South Coast Local, 3 p.m. Oct. 26. Tickets $15, students $5. For details: www.tricountysymphonicband.org. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Fireman Performing Arts Center at Hoyt Hall, Tabor Academy, 235 Front St.

Special Olympics Program

For Kids Region: Middleboro. Summary: Taking place at Old Colony YMCA, Sundays 4-5 p.m. Sept. 28-Nov. 16. For ages 2-7. Middle school and high school students needed for buddy capacity. Contact Melissa Oddi-Morrison (508) 574-4898 or email moddi@verizon.net. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Old Colony YMCA.

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.

Country line and couples dance lessons

Dance Region: Fall River. Phone: 774-202-5543. Email: gtctdancers@comcast.net. Venue website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Artist/event website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Summary: Line dance lessons 6:30-8:00 p.m. Couples dance lessons 8:00-9:30 p.m. Monday, October 27, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. St.John's Athletic Club 1365 Rodman St. Fall River, Mass.

Lizzie Borden and the 40 Whacks

Bits & Pieces Monday, October 27, 2014, 7:00 PM. Dighton Town Hall 979 Somerset Ave. Dighton, Mass. 02715.

Bear Cub Club

Bits & Pieces Summary: Buttonwood Park Zoo: , Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 and Nov. 4 and 18 from 10:30 a.m.-noon. Price per class is $14 for children, $22 for non-members, $75 for all six weeks, $123 for all six weeks for non-members. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. with the last admission 4:15 p.m. Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.bpzoo.org. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 425 Hawthorn St.

“I think this is the closest to how the footage looked”

For Free Region: Dartmouth. Summary: UMass Dartmouth: Screening of Sundance Film Festival 2014 Jury Award winner “I think this is the closest to how the footage looked." Yuval Hameiri, the films director, will be there to answer questions. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Claire T. Carney Library Reading Room, 285 Old Westport Road.

Can't Make This Stuff Up... A New Non-Fiction Book Group

Books Region: Seekonk. Directions: 410 Newman Ave. Seekonk, MA 02771. Registration/reservations: none. Venue website: http://www.seekonkpl.org. Phone: 508-336-8230 x5130. Email: library@seekonkpl.org. Summary: A good story is always better when it turns out to be true. Perfect for the fall season, join us for a lively discussion of A Walk in the Woods at the Seekonk Library on Tuesday, October 28 at 6:00 p.m. In this month’s laugh out loud selection, Bill Bryson recounts his adventures as he haphazardly attempts to hike the entire Appalachian Trail. This new book group will meet on the last Tuesday of every month and include the most readable nonfiction titles from every subject, including memoirs, science,… Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Seekonk Public Library 410 Newman Ave. Seekonk, Mass. 02771.

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.

Beginner country line dance class

Dance Region: Tiverton. Phone: 774-202-5543. Email: gtctdancers@comcast.net. Venue website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Artist/event website: www.goodtymecoutrytymedancers.com. Summary: Beginner country Line Dance Lessons Dance terminology 6:30-7:00 p.m. Line dance lessons 7:00-8:30 p.m. 6 weeks at  $48.00pp pre-paid. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. VFW Silvia Post 134 ShoveSt. Tiverton, R.I.

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.

Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson

Concerts Region: Providence. Venue website: http://www.ppacri.org. Summary: Providence Performing Arts Center presents Ian Anderson, prog pioneer. Tickets $40-$69.50. For Tickets, call (401) 421-2787 or visit www.ppacri.org. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 220 Weybosset St.

Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery: “30 Years of Printmaking: James Stroud and Center Street Studio"

Exhibits & Galleries Region: Fall River. Venue website: http://www.bristolcc.edu/gallery. Summary: Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery: “30 Years of Printmaking: James Stroud and Center Street Studio,” Oct. 30-Dec. 11. Reception 6-8 p.m. Oct. 30. 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. Thursday, October 30, 2014, 12:00 PM – Thursday, December 11, 2014, 1:00 PM. 777 Elsbree St.

Rhode Island College: “Qigu Jiang: Contemporary Ink”

Exhibits & Galleries Region: Providence. Venue website: http://www.ric.edu/bannister. Summary: “Qigu Jiang: Contemporary Ink,” Oct. 30-Nov. 21. Reception 5-8 p.m. Nov. 13. Thursday, October 30, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 600 Mt. Pleasant Ave.

Henery H. Rogers Walking Tours

For Free Region: Fairhaven. Phone: (508) 979-4085. Email: fairhaventours@aol.com. Summary: Extended through October. Tours start 10 a.m. Thursdays outside Town Hall. For information email fairhaventours@aol.com or call (508) 979-4085. Thursday, October 30, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 40 Center St.

Old Dartmouth Lyceum

Museums Summary: New Bedford Whaling Museum. Old Dartmouth Lyceum presents a lecture from Janice Hodson “A Haven for Art Lovers” The New Bedford Free Public Library Art Collection. Lecture will take place at 7 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Select galleries open until 8 p.m. the second Thursday of each month. Admission: $14/adults, $12/seniors, $9/students over 19, $6/ child and youth, free for 5 and under and museum members. Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.whalingmuseum.org. Phone: (508) 997-0046. Thursday, October 30, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 18 Johnny Cake Hill.

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.

“Whales, Tales and Sails”

For Kids Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.nps.gov. Phone: (508) 996-4095. Summary: New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park: “Whales, Tales and Sails,” a free story hour, offered each Friday morning at 10 a.m.  Weekly event will feature acclaimed professional storytellers Jackson Gillman and includes stories, fingerplay, songs, music crafts and free play at the Corson Maritime Learning Center. Friday, October 31, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 33 William St.

“Light in a Time of Darkness"

Bits & Pieces Summary: LuscoCentron and BCC Holocust Center present “Light in a Time of Darkness: Aristedes de Sousa Mendes, Rescuer." Guest speakers Dr. Robert Wheeler and Robert Jacobvitz. Film screening of “Disobedience: The Sousa Mendes Story.” Free, RSVP (508) 678-2811 ext. 2442. Region: Fall River. Friday, October 31, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Jackson Arts Center, Bristol Community College, 777 Elsbree St.

“Assassins"

On Stage Region: Bridgewater. Venue website: http://www.massasoit.edu/shows. Summary: Bridgewater State University Theatre presents “Assassins,” 8 p.m. Oct. 24-25 and 30-31 Nov. 1 and 2 p.m. Oct. 26 Contact boxoffice@bridgew.edu or call (508) 531-1321 for tickets. 131 Summer St. Bridgewater Massasoit Theatre Company: For more information call (508) 427-1234 or visit www.massasoit.edu/shows. Friday, October 31, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. One Massasoit Blvd.

Providence College’s “The Imaginary Invalid”

On Stage Region: Providence. Phone: (401) 865-2218. Summary: Providence College’s Department of Theatre, dance and film: Presents “The Imaginary Invalid,” 8 p.m. Oct. 31, Nov. 1 and Nov. 7-8, 2 p.m. Nov. 2 and 9. Tickets $13, $9 seniors, $5 students. For tickets visit www.providence.edu/theatre or call (401) 865-2218. Friday, October 31, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, November 9, 2014, 1:00 PM. Smith Center for the Arts, 1 Cunningham Square.

“The Phantom of the Opera” Silent movie

Bits & Pieces Summary: Zeiterion Performing Arts Center. $7.50. Available at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center box office. Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.zeiterion.org. Friday, October 31, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 684 Purchase St.

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Bits & Pieces Summary: Zeiterion Performing Arts Center. $15. Available at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center box office. Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.zeiterion.org. Friday, October 31, 2014, 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM. 684 Purchase St.

Oxford Book Haven & Cafe

Books Region: Fairhaven. Summary: Large selection of used books sold at reasonable prices-most are 50 cents. Computer and Wifi available to the public. Help with our on-going puzzle, or join in a game of Scrabble. Coffee and desserts available. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Church of the Good Shepherd 357 Main St. Fairhaven, Mass. 02719.

Festival Ballet Providence

Dance Region: Providence. Venue website: http://www.festivalballet.org. Summary: Presents Up Close on Hope, program 1, Nov. 1, 7, 8, 14, 15 and 21 at 8 p.m. Fridays and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays. Program features a total of nine works and performances. Tickets $50 each, visit www.festivalballet.org. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Providence.

“Assassins"

On Stage Region: Bridgewater. Venue website: http://www.massasoit.edu/shows. Summary: Bridgewater State University Theatre presents “Assassins,” 8 p.m. Oct. 24-25 and 30-31 Nov. 1 and 2 p.m. Oct. 26 Contact boxoffice@bridgew.edu or call (508) 531-1321 for tickets. 131 Summer St. Bridgewater Massasoit Theatre Company: For more information call (508) 427-1234 or visit www.massasoit.edu/shows. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. One Massasoit Blvd.

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.

Invidia beauty lounge open house

Bits & Pieces Summary: Come to our new location and celebrate with us with free mini services, free product samples, appetizers and beverages. Learn from the pros about our healing hair care line and specialty hair services/products for curly hair and receive gift certificates for future services. Check out the former meeting place of the Somerset Improvement Association and the home of the first Wilbur School. See how beautiful our new location is! All welcome! Region: Somerset. Directions: Right down the street from Roger's. Cross the lights heading towards Somerset and we are the third building on the right on Wilbur Avenue. Venue website: www.Invidiabeautylounge.com. Phone: 5085674506. Email: Invidiabeautylounge@comcast.net. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 1153 Wilbur Avenue, Somerset, Mass.

Girl Friend Night at Body Works

Bits & Pieces Summary: Members inviting Girl Friends, Food, Fun, Free and Prizes, Learn the latest Zumba dance routine. Region: New Bedford. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Fieldstone Plaza, 1290 Rockdale Ave.

Barn Burners String Band

Concerts Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.wepecket.com/tickets.htm. Summary: Wamsutta Club Salon Series. Tickets $18 at the door, $12 for over 65 and under 12; advance tickets $14/10. For information visit www.wepecket.com/tickets.htm. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 427 County St.

Seth Glier

Concerts Region: Portsmouth. Venue website: http://www.commonfencemusic.org. Summary: Common Fence Music: Grammy Award nominee and Autism Awareness spokesman.Tickets $15 advance, $18 day of. www.commonfencemusic.org or (401) 683-5085 for tickets. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Common Fence Point Community Hall, 933 Anthony Road.

Mick Foley

On Stage Region: Providence. Artist/event website: http://www.realmickfoley.com. Phone: (401) 438-8383. Summary: Comedy Connection: Presents “Hardcore Legend: An Evening with Mick Foley,” Nov. 1. Tickets $27. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 39 Warren Ave.

Festival Ballet Providence

Dance Region: Providence. Venue website: http://www.festivalballet.org. Summary: Presents Up Close on Hope, program 1, Nov. 1, 7, 8, 14, 15 and 21 at 8 p.m. Fridays and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays. Program features a total of nine works and performances. Tickets $50 each, visit www.festivalballet.org. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Providence.

Fort Taber Dance Series

Dance Region: New Bedford. Summary: Sponsored by the City of New Bedford. Nov. 2, NuSounds. Snack bar with refreshments available. Free. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Fort Taber Community Center, 1000C S Rodney French Blvd.

Special Olympics Program

For Kids Region: Middleboro. Summary: Taking place at Old Colony YMCA, Sundays 4-5 p.m. Sept. 28-Nov. 16. For ages 2-7. Middle school and high school students needed for buddy capacity. Contact Melissa Oddi-Morrison (508) 574-4898 or email moddi@verizon.net. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Old Colony YMCA.

Renaissance

Concerts Region: Fall River. Summary: Narrows Center For the Arts. $40 advance, $45 day of the show. All other shows start at 8 p.m. For ticket or more information visit www.tickets.ncfta.org. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 16 Anawan St.

Country line and couples dance lessons

Dance Region: Fall River. Phone: 774-202-5543. Email: gtctdancers@comcast.net. Venue website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Artist/event website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Summary: Line dance lessons 6:30-8:00 p.m. Couples dance lessons 8:00-9:30 p.m. Monday, November 3, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. St.John's Athletic Club 1365 Rodman St. Fall River, Mass.

Bear Cub Club

Bits & Pieces Summary: Buttonwood Park Zoo: , Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 and Nov. 4 and 18 from 10:30 a.m.-noon. Price per class is $14 for children, $22 for non-members, $75 for all six weeks, $123 for all six weeks for non-members. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. with the last admission 4:15 p.m. Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.bpzoo.org. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 425 Hawthorn St.

Auditions “You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown”

On Stage Region: Middleboro. Summary: Burt Wood School of the Performing Arts, Auditions for “You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown.". For information, visit www.burtwoodschool.com or call (508) 946-1071. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. The Alley Theatre, 133 Center St.

Beginner country line dance class

Dance Region: Tiverton. Phone: 774-202-5543. Email: gtctdancers@comcast.net. Venue website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Artist/event website: www.goodtymecoutrytymedancers.com. Summary: Beginner country Line Dance Lessons Dance terminology 6:30-7:00 p.m. Line dance lessons 7:00-8:30 p.m. 6 weeks at  $48.00pp pre-paid. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. VFW Silvia Post 134 ShoveSt. Tiverton, R.I.

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.

“Whales, Tales and Sails”

For Kids Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.nps.gov. Phone: (508) 996-4095. Summary: New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park: “Whales, Tales and Sails,” a free story hour, offered each Friday morning at 10 a.m.  Weekly event will feature acclaimed professional storytellers Jackson Gillman and includes stories, fingerplay, songs, music crafts and free play at the Corson Maritime Learning Center. Friday, November 7, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 33 William St.

Festival Ballet Providence

Dance Region: Providence. Venue website: http://www.festivalballet.org. Summary: Presents Up Close on Hope, program 1, Nov. 1, 7, 8, 14, 15 and 21 at 8 p.m. Fridays and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays. Program features a total of nine works and performances. Tickets $50 each, visit www.festivalballet.org. Friday, November 7, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Providence.

Oxford Book Haven & Cafe

Books Region: Fairhaven. Summary: Large selection of used books sold at reasonable prices-most are 50 cents. Computer and Wifi available to the public. Help with our on-going puzzle, or join in a game of Scrabble. Coffee and desserts available. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Church of the Good Shepherd 357 Main St. Fairhaven, Mass. 02719.

Festival Ballet Providence

Dance Region: Providence. Venue website: http://www.festivalballet.org. Summary: Presents Up Close on Hope, program 1, Nov. 1, 7, 8, 14, 15 and 21 at 8 p.m. Fridays and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays. Program features a total of nine works and performances. Tickets $50 each, visit www.festivalballet.org. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Providence.

DAR Invites you to KAYA'S AMERICAN GIRL NATIVE AMERICAN HARVEST CELEBRATION

Bits & Pieces Native music, dancing and storytelling. Shop AG vendors. Door prizes: AG Kaya and Emily dolls and furniture. Keepsake photo with a tribal Chief. Shop AG furniture and clothing. Homemade desserts. Summary: CALLING AMERICAN GIRL DOLL LOVERS! Girls bring your favorite doll to Kaya's party and meet the Chappaquiddick Tribal Chief and members of the Native American Eastern Medicine Drum Group. Region: Yarmouth. Directions: Take mid-Cape Highway Route 6 to Exit 9 and turn right on Rt. 134 to Route 28. Right on Rt. 28 and follow over Bass River bridge. Left at 1st light on Old Main Street. Church is one mile on left. Park in rear. Registration/reservations: Advance reservations suggested due to limited seating $15 per person. Call Barbara 508-398-2995 to reserve or email mathompson67@ comcast.net. Seats have sold out in advance two years running. Phone: 508-398-2995. Email: mathompson67@comcast.net. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM. St. David's Episcopal Church Nelson Hall 227 Old Main Street South Yarmouth, Mass.

World War I Combat Art of Fred Mayo

Fall River Summary: He worked in a mill, he was a steamfitter, too. Fredrick L. Mayo was a 'doughboy' in France during WWI. He was an artist His art will be on display 1-4  p.m.Nov. 8 and 9. Join us in honor of Veterans Day. Region: Fall River. Directions: 195W take Rodman St exit bear right then left and left again, take a right onto No. Main St. and then a left onto Cherry St. Registration/reservations: not needed. Artist/event website: www.LafayetteDurfeeHouse.org. Phone: 508-813-8230. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Lafayette Durfee House Museum 94 Cherry St. Fall River, Mass.

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.

Festival Ballet Providence

Dance Region: Providence. Venue website: http://www.festivalballet.org. Summary: Presents Up Close on Hope, program 1, Nov. 1, 7, 8, 14, 15 and 21 at 8 p.m. Fridays and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays. Program features a total of nine works and performances. Tickets $50 each, visit www.festivalballet.org. Sunday, November 9, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Providence.

World War I Combat Art of Fred Mayo

Fall River Summary: He worked in a mill, he was a steamfitter, too. Fredrick L. Mayo was a 'doughboy' in France during WWI. He was an artist His art will be on display 1-4  p.m.Nov. 8 and 9. Join us in honor of Veterans Day. Region: Fall River. Directions: 195W take Rodman St exit bear right then left and left again, take a right onto No. Main St. and then a left onto Cherry St. Registration/reservations: not needed. Artist/event website: www.LafayetteDurfeeHouse.org. Phone: 508-813-8230. Sunday, November 9, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Lafayette Durfee House Museum 94 Cherry St. Fall River, Mass.

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.

Special Olympics Program

For Kids Region: Middleboro. Summary: Taking place at Old Colony YMCA, Sundays 4-5 p.m. Sept. 28-Nov. 16. For ages 2-7. Middle school and high school students needed for buddy capacity. Contact Melissa Oddi-Morrison (508) 574-4898 or email moddi@verizon.net. Sunday, November 9, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Old Colony YMCA.

Country line and couples dance lessons

Dance Region: Fall River. Phone: 774-202-5543. Email: gtctdancers@comcast.net. Venue website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Artist/event website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Summary: Line dance lessons 6:30-8:00 p.m. Couples dance lessons 8:00-9:30 p.m. Monday, November 10, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. St.John's Athletic Club 1365 Rodman St. Fall River, Mass.

Bear Cub Club

Bits & Pieces Summary: Buttonwood Park Zoo: , Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 and Nov. 4 and 18 from 10:30 a.m.-noon. Price per class is $14 for children, $22 for non-members, $75 for all six weeks, $123 for all six weeks for non-members. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. with the last admission 4:15 p.m. Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.bpzoo.org. Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 425 Hawthorn St.

Beginner country line dance class

Dance Region: Tiverton. Phone: 774-202-5543. Email: gtctdancers@comcast.net. Venue website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Artist/event website: www.goodtymecoutrytymedancers.com. Summary: Beginner country Line Dance Lessons Dance terminology 6:30-7:00 p.m. Line dance lessons 7:00-8:30 p.m. 6 weeks at  $48.00pp pre-paid. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. VFW Silvia Post 134 ShoveSt. Tiverton, R.I.

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.

“Whales, Tales and Sails”

For Kids Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.nps.gov. Phone: (508) 996-4095. Summary: New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park: “Whales, Tales and Sails,” a free story hour, offered each Friday morning at 10 a.m.  Weekly event will feature acclaimed professional storytellers Jackson Gillman and includes stories, fingerplay, songs, music crafts and free play at the Corson Maritime Learning Center. Friday, November 14, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 33 William St.

Festival Ballet Providence

Dance Region: Providence. Venue website: http://www.festivalballet.org. Summary: Presents Up Close on Hope, program 1, Nov. 1, 7, 8, 14, 15 and 21 at 8 p.m. Fridays and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays. Program features a total of nine works and performances. Tickets $50 each, visit www.festivalballet.org. Friday, November 14, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Providence.

Oxford Book Haven & Cafe

Books Region: Fairhaven. Summary: Large selection of used books sold at reasonable prices-most are 50 cents. Computer and Wifi available to the public. Help with our on-going puzzle, or join in a game of Scrabble. Coffee and desserts available. Saturday, November 15, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Church of the Good Shepherd 357 Main St. Fairhaven, Mass. 02719.

Festival Ballet Providence

Dance Region: Providence. Venue website: http://www.festivalballet.org. Summary: Presents Up Close on Hope, program 1, Nov. 1, 7, 8, 14, 15 and 21 at 8 p.m. Fridays and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays. Program features a total of nine works and performances. Tickets $50 each, visit www.festivalballet.org. Saturday, November 15, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Providence.

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.

Festival Ballet Providence

Dance Region: Providence. Venue website: http://www.festivalballet.org. Summary: Presents Up Close on Hope, program 1, Nov. 1, 7, 8, 14, 15 and 21 at 8 p.m. Fridays and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays. Program features a total of nine works and performances. Tickets $50 each, visit www.festivalballet.org. Sunday, November 16, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Providence.

Special Olympics Program

For Kids Region: Middleboro. Summary: Taking place at Old Colony YMCA, Sundays 4-5 p.m. Sept. 28-Nov. 16. For ages 2-7. Middle school and high school students needed for buddy capacity. Contact Melissa Oddi-Morrison (508) 574-4898 or email moddi@verizon.net. Sunday, November 16, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Old Colony YMCA.

Country line and couples dance lessons

Dance Region: Fall River. Phone: 774-202-5543. Email: gtctdancers@comcast.net. Venue website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Artist/event website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Summary: Line dance lessons 6:30-8:00 p.m. Couples dance lessons 8:00-9:30 p.m. Monday, November 17, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. St.John's Athletic Club 1365 Rodman St. Fall River, Mass.

Bear Cub Club

Bits & Pieces Summary: Buttonwood Park Zoo: , Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 and Nov. 4 and 18 from 10:30 a.m.-noon. Price per class is $14 for children, $22 for non-members, $75 for all six weeks, $123 for all six weeks for non-members. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. with the last admission 4:15 p.m. Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.bpzoo.org. Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 425 Hawthorn 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.

“Whales, Tales and Sails”

For Kids Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.nps.gov. Phone: (508) 996-4095. Summary: New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park: “Whales, Tales and Sails,” a free story hour, offered each Friday morning at 10 a.m.  Weekly event will feature acclaimed professional storytellers Jackson Gillman and includes stories, fingerplay, songs, music crafts and free play at the Corson Maritime Learning Center. Friday, November 21, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 33 William St.

Festival Ballet Providence

Dance Region: Providence. Venue website: http://www.festivalballet.org. Summary: Presents Up Close on Hope, program 1, Nov. 1, 7, 8, 14, 15 and 21 at 8 p.m. Fridays and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays. Program features a total of nine works and performances. Tickets $50 each, visit www.festivalballet.org. Friday, November 21, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Providence.

Oxford Book Haven & Cafe

Books Region: Fairhaven. Summary: Large selection of used books sold at reasonable prices-most are 50 cents. Computer and Wifi available to the public. Help with our on-going puzzle, or join in a game of Scrabble. Coffee and desserts available. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Church of the Good Shepherd 357 Main St. Fairhaven, Mass. 02719.

Upper Cape Tech's craft fair

Bits & Pieces Summary: Upper Cape Tech will hold their 20th annual American Made Professional Arts and Craft Fair on Saturday, November 22, 2014 and Sunday, November 23, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day. The craft fair is sponsored by the Parent Teacher Organization, which funds student activities, scholarships and other school events. For additional information, please call (508) 759-7711, ext. 117. Region: Bourne. Directions: Upper Cape Tech is located between the Bourne Bridge and Gallo Ice Arena on Sandwich Road / Route 6A. Venue website: www.uppercapetech.com. Phone: (508) 759-7711, ext. 117. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM. 220 Sandwich Road - 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.

Lebanese food festival

Bits & Pieces Summary: Lebanese Food Festival and Craft Fair . Come and enjoy home made Lebanese foods and pastries.Eat in or take out available. Shop our local crafters for that special holiday gift. We have a limited number of name brand coats (irregulars) for sale at great prices. Come and enjoy Lebanese hospitality. Region: Fall River. Registration/reservations: none. Email: terrygalib@comcast.net. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. St. Anthony of the Desert 300 No. Eastern Ave. Fall River, Mass. 02723.

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.

Upper Cape Tech's craft fair

Bits & Pieces Summary: Upper Cape Tech will hold their 20th annual American Made Professional Arts and Craft Fair on Saturday, November 22, 2014 and Sunday, November 23, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day. The craft fair is sponsored by the Parent Teacher Organization, which funds student activities, scholarships and other school events. For additional information, please call (508) 759-7711, ext. 117. Region: Bourne. Directions: Upper Cape Tech is located between the Bourne Bridge and Gallo Ice Arena on Sandwich Road / Route 6A. Venue website: www.uppercapetech.com. Phone: (508) 759-7711, ext. 117. Sunday, November 23, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM. 220 Sandwich Road - Bourne, Mass. 02532.

Country line and couples dance lessons

Dance Region: Fall River. Phone: 774-202-5543. Email: gtctdancers@comcast.net. Venue website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Artist/event website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Summary: Line dance lessons 6:30-8:00 p.m. Couples dance lessons 8:00-9:30 p.m. Monday, November 24, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. St.John's Athletic Club 1365 Rodman St. Fall River, Mass.

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.

“Whales, Tales and Sails”

For Kids Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.nps.gov. Phone: (508) 996-4095. Summary: New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park: “Whales, Tales and Sails,” a free story hour, offered each Friday morning at 10 a.m.  Weekly event will feature acclaimed professional storytellers Jackson Gillman and includes stories, fingerplay, songs, music crafts and free play at the Corson Maritime Learning Center. Friday, November 28, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 33 William St.

Oxford Book Haven & Cafe

Books Region: Fairhaven. Summary: Large selection of used books sold at reasonable prices-most are 50 cents. Computer and Wifi available to the public. Help with our on-going puzzle, or join in a game of Scrabble. Coffee and desserts available. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Church of the Good Shepherd 357 Main St. Fairhaven, Mass. 02719.

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.

Country line and couples dance lessons

Dance Region: Fall River. Phone: 774-202-5543. Email: gtctdancers@comcast.net. Venue website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Artist/event website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Summary: Line dance lessons 6:30-8:00 p.m. Couples dance lessons 8:00-9:30 p.m. Monday, December 1, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. St.John's Athletic Club 1365 Rodman St. Fall River, 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, December 3, 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. Venue website: www.myfamilyestateplanning.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, December 4, 2014, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Surprenant & Beneski, PC 35 Arnold 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, December 4, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne, Mass. 02532.

“Whales, Tales and Sails”

For Kids Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.nps.gov. Phone: (508) 996-4095. Summary: New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park: “Whales, Tales and Sails,” a free story hour, offered each Friday morning at 10 a.m.  Weekly event will feature acclaimed professional storytellers Jackson Gillman and includes stories, fingerplay, songs, music crafts and free play at the Corson Maritime Learning Center. Friday, December 5, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 33 William St.

Oxford Book Haven & Cafe

Books Region: Fairhaven. Summary: Large selection of used books sold at reasonable prices-most are 50 cents. Computer and Wifi available to the public. Help with our on-going puzzle, or join in a game of Scrabble. Coffee and desserts available. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Church of the Good Shepherd 357 Main St. Fairhaven, Mass. 02719.

Chess Club

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

Country line and couples dance lessons

Dance Region: Fall River. Phone: 774-202-5543. Email: gtctdancers@comcast.net. Venue website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Artist/event website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Summary: Line dance lessons 6:30-8:00 p.m. Couples dance lessons 8:00-9:30 p.m. Monday, December 8, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. St.John's Athletic Club 1365 Rodman St. Fall River, 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, December 10, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Oxford Book Haven & Cafe

Books Region: Fairhaven. Summary: Large selection of used books sold at reasonable prices-most are 50 cents. Computer and Wifi available to the public. Help with our on-going puzzle, or join in a game of Scrabble. Coffee and desserts available. Saturday, December 13, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Church of the Good Shepherd 357 Main St. Fairhaven, Mass. 02719.

Chess Club

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

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, December 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, December 14, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Judith Clarke Center at St. Peter's Church 351 Elm St So. Dartmouth, Mass.

Country line and couples dance lessons

Dance Region: Fall River. Phone: 774-202-5543. Email: gtctdancers@comcast.net. Venue website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Artist/event website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Summary: Line dance lessons 6:30-8:00 p.m. Couples dance lessons 8:00-9:30 p.m. Monday, December 15, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. St.John's Athletic Club 1365 Rodman St. Fall River, 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, December 17, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Oxford Book Haven & Cafe

Books Region: Fairhaven. Summary: Large selection of used books sold at reasonable prices-most are 50 cents. Computer and Wifi available to the public. Help with our on-going puzzle, or join in a game of Scrabble. Coffee and desserts available. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Church of the Good Shepherd 357 Main St. Fairhaven, Mass. 02719.

Chess Club

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

Country line and couples dance lessons

Dance Region: Fall River. Phone: 774-202-5543. Email: gtctdancers@comcast.net. Venue website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Artist/event website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Summary: Line dance lessons 6:30-8:00 p.m. Couples dance lessons 8:00-9:30 p.m. Monday, December 22, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. St.John's Athletic Club 1365 Rodman St. Fall River, Mass.

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, December 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, December 24, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Oxford Book Haven & Cafe

Books Region: Fairhaven. Summary: Large selection of used books sold at reasonable prices-most are 50 cents. Computer and Wifi available to the public. Help with our on-going puzzle, or join in a game of Scrabble. Coffee and desserts available. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Church of the Good Shepherd 357 Main St. Fairhaven, Mass. 02719.

Chess Club

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

Country line and couples dance lessons

Dance Region: Fall River. Phone: 774-202-5543. Email: gtctdancers@comcast.net. Venue website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Artist/event website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Summary: Line dance lessons 6:30-8:00 p.m. Couples dance lessons 8:00-9:30 p.m. Monday, December 29, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. St.John's Athletic Club 1365 Rodman St. Fall River, 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, December 31, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Oxford Book Haven & Cafe

Books Region: Fairhaven. Summary: Large selection of used books sold at reasonable prices-most are 50 cents. Computer and Wifi available to the public. Help with our on-going puzzle, or join in a game of Scrabble. Coffee and desserts available. Saturday, January 3, 2015, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Church of the Good Shepherd 357 Main St. Fairhaven, Mass. 02719.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Saturday, January 3, 2015, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Country line and couples dance lessons

Dance Region: Fall River. Phone: 774-202-5543. Email: gtctdancers@comcast.net. Venue website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Artist/event website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Summary: Line dance lessons 6:30-8:00 p.m. Couples dance lessons 8:00-9:30 p.m. Monday, January 5, 2015, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. St.John's Athletic Club 1365 Rodman St. Fall River, 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, January 7, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Oxford Book Haven & Cafe

Books Region: Fairhaven. Summary: Large selection of used books sold at reasonable prices-most are 50 cents. Computer and Wifi available to the public. Help with our on-going puzzle, or join in a game of Scrabble. Coffee and desserts available. Saturday, January 10, 2015, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Church of the Good Shepherd 357 Main St. Fairhaven, Mass. 02719.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Saturday, January 10, 2015, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

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, January 11, 2015, 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, January 11, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Judith Clarke Center at St. Peter's Church 351 Elm St So. Dartmouth, Mass.

Country line and couples dance lessons

Dance Region: Fall River. Phone: 774-202-5543. Email: gtctdancers@comcast.net. Venue website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Artist/event website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Summary: Line dance lessons 6:30-8:00 p.m. Couples dance lessons 8:00-9:30 p.m. Monday, January 12, 2015, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. St.John's Athletic Club 1365 Rodman St. Fall River, 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, January 14, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Oxford Book Haven & Cafe

Books Region: Fairhaven. Summary: Large selection of used books sold at reasonable prices-most are 50 cents. Computer and Wifi available to the public. Help with our on-going puzzle, or join in a game of Scrabble. Coffee and desserts available. Saturday, January 17, 2015, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Church of the Good Shepherd 357 Main St. Fairhaven, Mass. 02719.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Saturday, January 17, 2015, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Country line and couples dance lessons

Dance Region: Fall River. Phone: 774-202-5543. Email: gtctdancers@comcast.net. Venue website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Artist/event website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Summary: Line dance lessons 6:30-8:00 p.m. Couples dance lessons 8:00-9:30 p.m. Monday, January 19, 2015, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. St.John's Athletic Club 1365 Rodman St. Fall River, 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, January 21, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Oxford Book Haven & Cafe

Books Region: Fairhaven. Summary: Large selection of used books sold at reasonable prices-most are 50 cents. Computer and Wifi available to the public. Help with our on-going puzzle, or join in a game of Scrabble. Coffee and desserts available. Saturday, January 24, 2015, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Church of the Good Shepherd 357 Main St. Fairhaven, Mass. 02719.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Saturday, January 24, 2015, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.