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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, July 31, 2014, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 102 County St. Fall River, MA.

Cranberry Coast Concerts ~ Season 9 Camp CCC Returns!

Concerts Kids will have a good time learning about music one-on one and in small groups with professional musical educators. Activities will include listening exercises, singing in tune, ensemble playing and some fun musical games! Children will grow from this experience, learning rewarding musical and personal skills for life. This is a great chance to improve your talents! Student band instrumentalists, vocalists and pianists from grades 2 through 8 - beginning to advanced – are welcome! Band students, if you didn’t get to play an instrument during the school year, this is your chance. Singers, did you miss chorus this year because you had to take another academic class? Pianists, it’s fun to play solos, but how about playing the piano with friends? If you did enjoy participating in a musical class in school during the year, this is a great chance to improve your talents! Region: Onset. Registration/reservations: For registration forms and more information, please call (508) 759-2214 or email: CCC@WhipMo.com If you feel that your child(ren) should qualify for a need-based scholarship, you are invited to contact the director by phone or email. Camp CCC offers scholarships on a very limited basis if your application is accepted. Phone: 508-491-8888. Email: CCC@WhipMO.com. Artist/event website: http://musicofthebay.com/announcements/. Summary: Camp CCC Returns! Children aged 6 – 14 / grades 2 – 8 are invited to discover the wonderful world of music! The historic Hammond School in Onset will be the setting for FOUR exciting weeks of music, fun and games. Parents can drop children off in the morning and pick them up afterwards. Campers, parents and members of the community will also be treated to special mid-day concerts. At the end of camp children and staff members will sing and play music together in a grand finale performance. For the second… Thursday, July 31, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Hammond School, 13 Highland Avenue, Onset, Mass. 02558. For more info visit www.google.com.

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, July 31, 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, July 31, 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, July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 140 Marion Road, Marion, 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. Thursday, July 31, 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, July 31, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Partners Village Store, 865 Main Road, Westport, MA.

Foreign and Independent Film Festival

For Free Region: Dartmouth. Phone: (508) 999-0726. Summary: Southworth Library Foreign and Independent Film Festival, through Aug. 21. "O Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?” July 31.  All Films shown 11 a.m. Thursdays. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 732 Dartmouth St.

New Bedford Festival Theatre’s “The Sound of Music”

On Stage Region: New Bedford. Artist/event website: http://www.zeiterion.org. Summary: Zeiterion Performing Arts Center: Presents New Bedford Festival Theatre’s “The Sound of Music,” July 25-27 and July 31-Aug. 3. Tickets $40-$55, opening night premium show and post show reception $75. Available at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center box office. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, August 3, 2014, 1:00 PM. 684 Purchase St.

100th Feast of the Blessed Sacrament

Bits & Pieces Summary: Taking place July 31-Aug. 3. Performances from Gin Blossoms, July 31; Blood, Sweat and Tears, Aug. 1; Starlight, Aug. 2; Phil Vassar, Aug. 3. 5k Road race taking place Aug. 2 and Parade to take place at 3 p.m. Aug. 3. For more information visit www.portuguesefeast.com. Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.portuguesefeast.com. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, August 3, 2014, 1:00 PM. New Bedford.

Line dancing with Laura

Dance 1-3 p.m. Thursdays. Sponsored by the New Bedford Recreation Department. Free refreshments. Region: New Bedford. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Hazelwood Senior Center, Brock Avenue, New Bedford, MA.

“Antiques Show n’ Tell”

Bits & Pieces Summary: Westport Historical Society: Presents “Antiques Show n’ Tell" at the Dedee Shattuck Gallery. Skinner Inc. Americana expert Stephen Fletcher will attempt to solve the mystery behind your heirlooms and flea market finds. Region: Westport. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 1 Partners Way.

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, July 31, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Tipsy Toboggan 75 Ferry St. Fall River, Mass. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

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, July 31, 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, July 31, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Wareham Recreation Department, Wareham, MA.

Members’ night

Nightlife / Clubs Thursdays. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 858-5110. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 8:00 PM. Cape Verdean Vets Hall, 561 Purchase St. New Bedford, MA.

ERC Returns to Berkshires with "Beethoven Love Elegies"

Concerts Registration/reservations: Visit http://www.romanticcentury.org. Artist/event website: http://www.romanticcentury.org. Phone: (800)838-3006. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM. The Stables at Edith Wharton's Mount, 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox, Mass.

CJ Martin @ Cork Wine and Tapas Bar

Nightlife / Clubs Thursday, July 31, 2014, 9:00 PM – Friday, August 1, 2014, 1:00 AM. Cork Wine and Tapas Bar 90 Front Street New Bedford MA 02740.

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, August 1, 2014, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 102 County St. Fall River, MA.

Cranberry Coast Concerts ~ Season 9 Camp CCC Returns!

Concerts Kids will have a good time learning about music one-on one and in small groups with professional musical educators. Activities will include listening exercises, singing in tune, ensemble playing and some fun musical games! Children will grow from this experience, learning rewarding musical and personal skills for life. This is a great chance to improve your talents! Student band instrumentalists, vocalists and pianists from grades 2 through 8 - beginning to advanced – are welcome! Band students, if you didn’t get to play an instrument during the school year, this is your chance. Singers, did you miss chorus this year because you had to take another academic class? Pianists, it’s fun to play solos, but how about playing the piano with friends? If you did enjoy participating in a musical class in school during the year, this is a great chance to improve your talents! Region: Onset. Registration/reservations: For registration forms and more information, please call (508) 759-2214 or email: CCC@WhipMo.com If you feel that your child(ren) should qualify for a need-based scholarship, you are invited to contact the director by phone or email. Camp CCC offers scholarships on a very limited basis if your application is accepted. Phone: 508-491-8888. Email: CCC@WhipMO.com. Artist/event website: http://musicofthebay.com/announcements/. Summary: Camp CCC Returns! Children aged 6 – 14 / grades 2 – 8 are invited to discover the wonderful world of music! The historic Hammond School in Onset will be the setting for FOUR exciting weeks of music, fun and games. Parents can drop children off in the morning and pick them up afterwards. Campers, parents and members of the community will also be treated to special mid-day concerts. At the end of camp children and staff members will sing and play music together in a grand finale performance. For the second… Friday, August 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Hammond School, 13 Highland Avenue, Onset, Mass. 02558. For more info visit www.google.com.

Book signing

Books Region: Middleboro. Artist/event website: www.nemasket.blogspot.com. Summary: Join historian Michael J. Maddigan for the launch of his new book "Nemasket River Herring: A History". Mike will be on hand to sign copies of his book which will be available for sale along with copies of other local histories. Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Krazy Days Street Festival Middleboro, Mass.

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, August 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. First Congregational Church, Gibbs Avenue, Wareham, MA.

Crowell’s Fine Art Gallery: Hatch Street Studios

Exhibits & Galleries Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 992-5231. Venue website: http://www.crowellsfineart.com. Summary: New exhibition from the artists of Hatch Street Studios, Aug. 1-29. Opening reception 5-8 p.m. Aug. 8. Regular gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Friday, August 1, 2014, 12:00 PM – Friday, August 29, 2014, 1:00 PM. 382 Acushnet Ave.

Marion Concert Band

Concerts Region: Marion. Summary: Presents a concert, “The Call of the Sea,” Aug. 1. Concert will be held at the Robert Broomhead Bandstand. Friday, August 1, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Island Wharf, Front St.

Star players of Bristol County: “GREASE”

Concerts Region: Taunton. Venue website: http://www.starplayersbc.com. Summary: Star players of Bristol County present “GREASE,” Aug. 1-9 at the Gerald A. Croteau Theatre at the Friedman School in Taunton. For ticekts, call (774) 226-5130. Friday, August 1, 2014, 12:00 PM – Saturday, August 9, 2014, 1:00 PM. Gerald A. Croteau Theatre.

Mullein Hill Christian Academy

Sales Summary: Giant Yard Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 1 and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 2. For more information call (774) 213-9093. Region: Lakeville. Phone: (774) 213-9093. Friday, August 1, 2014, 12:00 PM – Saturday, August 2, 2014, 1:00 PM. 25 Staples Shore Road.

St. Theresa Parish of Tiverton Annual Feast

Bits & Pieces Summary: Taking place at St. Theresa Church, 5-9 p.m. Aug. 1, 3-9 p.m. Aug. 2 and noon-6 p.m. Aug. 3. Performances from Jerry Silva’s Music ensemble, Aug. 1; Christine’s Academy of Dance and Alive & Pickin’ Band, Aug. 2. For more information visit www.sstandctiverton.org. Region: Tiverton. Venue website: http://www.sstandctiverton.org. Friday, August 1, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, August 3, 2014, 1:00 PM. 265 Stafford Road.

Mosque Prayer Service

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

Sunset Music Series

Concerts Region: Westport. Venue website: http://www.westportrivers.com. Summary: Westport Rivers Winery: Sunset Music Series every Friday 5-7 p.m. through September. Next concert, Jumpin’ Juba, Aug. 1. Admission $10 per carload and beer, wine and SoCo local food will be served for a fee. Weather permitting. Friday, August 1, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 417 Hixbride Road.

Cowboy Al’s Karaoke Show

Nightlife / Clubs For more information, contact Cowboy Al, (508) 676-9277 or (508) 993-0046. Region: Fall River. Friday, August 1, 2014, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Corky Row Club, 602 Third St. Fall River, MA.

Disco night at the Mattapoisett YMCA

Dance Proceeds will benefit the Gleason Family YMCA & Mattapoisett YMCA Annual Campaign, which provides financial assistance to families that could otherwise not affords membership or programs. Region: Wareham. Registration/reservations: tickets available at the Gleason Family YMCA and Mattapoisett YMCA or online at ymcasouthcoast.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door on the night of the event. Phone: 508-295-9622. Email: clongfield@ymcasouthcoast.org. Directions: 38 Reservation Rd, Mattapoisett, Mass. Venue website: www.ymcasouthcoast.org. Artist/event website: www.ymcasouthcoast.org. Summary: Boogie on down to the hits from the 70's at our Disco Dance Party on the waterfront of the Mattapoisett YMCA! Dress to impress in your retro threads & platforms or come in your favorite 70's themed character. This 21+ evening will feature a cash bar, prize for best 70's outfit, light appetizers, & disco dance lessons. Be there or be square! Friday, August 1, 2014, 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 38 Reservation Road, Mattapoisett, Mass.

Disco Night at the Mattapoisett YMCA

Dance Proceeds will benefit the Gleason & Mattapoisett YMCA's Annual Campaign which provides financial assistance to families who cannot otherwise afford membership or programs. Region: Mattapoisett. Registration/reservations: Tickets available at the Gleason & Mattapoisett YMCA's or online at ymcasouthcoast.org. Phone: 508-295-9622. Email: clongfield@ymcasouthcoast.org. Directions: Mattapoisett YMCA, 38 Reservation Road, Mattapoisett. Venue website: www.ymcasouthcoast.org. Artist/event website: www.ymcasouthcoast.org. Summary: Boogie on down to the hits from the 70's at our Disco Dance Party on the waterfront of the Mattapoisett YMCA! Dress to impress in your retro threads and platforms or come in your favorite 70's themed character. This 21+ evening will feature a cash bar, prize for best 70's outfit, light appetizers, and disco dance lessons. Be there or be square! Friday, August 1, 2014, 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM. Mattapoisett YMCA, 38 Reservation Road, Mattapoisett, Mass.

“There’s Magic in The Air”

Concerts Region: Westport. Phone: (508) 776-5475. Summary: An evening with Blue Magic and Friends. Tickets $50, includes meet and greet reception, regular tickets $30-$40. For tickets and information call (508) 776-5475. Friday, August 1, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 66 State Road.

The Canabile Quartet

Concerts Region: Plymouth. Phone: (508) 746-5289. Summary: To perform a concert at Whitfield House. $15 at the door, free for children under 12. Friday, August 1, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 26 North St.

Meat raffles

Sales 7:30 p.m. Fridays. Live entertainment follows. Region: Lakeville. Phone: (508) 763-8878. Friday, August 1, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Lakeville Eagles #3994, 217 County St. Lakeville, MA.

DJ

Nightlife / Clubs Plays dance & hip hop music, Fridays. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 994-8851. Friday, August 1, 2014, 8:00 PM – Saturday, August 2, 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, August 1, 2014, 8:00 PM – Saturday, August 2, 2014, 1:00 AM. Seaport Inn & Marina, 110 Middle St. Fairhaven, MA.

Karaoke

Nightlife / Clubs Region: Fall River. Phone: (508) 677-2180. Friday, August 1, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. LePage’s Seafood & Grill, 439 Martine St. Route 6, Fall River, MA.

MBL Friday evening lecture

Lectures / Seminars Phone: 508 289 7423. Email: comm@mbl.edu. Summary: “The Timescales of Climate Change” – Daniel Schrag, Harvard University Center for the Environment. Region: Woods Hole. Friday, August 1, 2014, 8:00 PM. Marine Biological Laboratory, Lillie Auditorium, 7 MBL Street, Woods Hole. For more info visit www.mbl.edu.

Karaoke

Nightlife / Clubs 8:30 p.m. until closing Fridays. Region: Fall River. Phone: (508) 677-2180. Friday, August 1, 2014, 8:30 PM. LePage's Seafood & Grill, 439 Martine St. Route 6, Fall River, MA.

ERC Returns to Berkshires with "Beethoven Love Elegies"

Concerts Registration/reservations: Visit http://www.romanticcentury.org. Artist/event website: http://www.romanticcentury.org. Phone: (800)838-3006. Friday, August 1, 2014, 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM. The Stables at Edith Wharton's Mount, 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox, Mass.

‘Taraoke’

Nightlife / Clubs In ‘The Skipper Lounge’. Region: Fairhaven. Cost: $10 per person. Phone: (508) 997-1281. Friday, August 1, 2014, 9:30 PM – Saturday, August 2, 2014, 1:00 AM. Seaport Inn & Marina, 110 Middle St. Fairhaven, MA.

Ducky Dash 5k

Outdoors Summary: Mass Audubon. All registered runner receive a duck entry to the Allens Pond Ducky Derby where contestants could win dinner for two anywhere in the world. Race is open to registrants of all ages, sign up at www.3craceproductions/racepages/duckderby5k.pdf. www.massaudubon.org. Region: Westport. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. 1280 Horseneck Road.

Walking club

Outdoors Offered by Branco events, 8-9 a.m. Saturdays. Region: Dartmouth. Phone: (508) 994-4972. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. Dartmouth Mall, Dartmouth, MA.

Thrift Shop

Religious Region: New Bedford. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. St. Martin's Episcopal Church, 136 Rivet St. New Bedford, MA.

Vietnam History Day

Museums Summary: Battleship Cove. Free admission to all Vietnam Veterans all day long. Activities include helicopter making funshop, helmet decoration funshop and more. Open 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily, $15, $12 seniors, veterans and AAA members, $9 children 6-12, free for children under 6 and military personnel in uniform. Battleship Cove features the world’s largest collection of historic naval ships; five National Historic Landmarks; and Massachusetts’ official veterans memorials for World War II and the Korean, Vietnam and P… Region: Fall River. Venue website: http://www.battleshipcove.org. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. 5 Water 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, August 2, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Grace Episcopal Church, 133 School St. New Bedford, MA.

St. Martin’s Thrift Shop

Sales Open 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. Region: New Bedford. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. 136 Rivet St. Rivet and County streets, New Bedford, MA.

Book signing

Books Region: Middleboro. Artist/event website: www.nemasket.blogspot.com. Summary: Join historian Michael J. Maddigan for the launch of his new book "Nemasket River Herring: A History". Mike will be on hand to sign copies of his book which will be available for sale along with copies of other local histories. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Krazy Days Street Festival Middleboro, Mass.

Four local authors signing

Books Region: Westport. Venue website: http://www.partnersvillagestore.com. Summary: Partners Village Store: Presents book signings from four local authors. Participating authors include David Cole, author of “Lucky Me,” John Conway, author of “Buckrammer’s Tales,” John “Red Cummings, author of “Cream of the Crop...Fall River’s Best and Brightest,” and Lynne Ann Hartnett, author of The Defiant Life of  Vera Figner.” Free.  For more information, visit www.partnersvillagestore.com. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 865 Main Road.

Rich Lennon Football Blast

For Kids Region: Middleboro. Venue website: http://www.middlebororec.com. Summary: Come and learn instructional football from members of the Middleboro Cobras. Clinic followed by a cookout and swimming in the town pool. $10 fee per participant. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Middleboro Park Department.

Ascension Thrift Shop

Sales 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. Use rear entrance off Purchase Street. Region: Fall River. Saturday, August 2, 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, August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. First Congregational Church, Gibbs Avenue, Wareham, 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. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM. First Unitarian Church, 71 Eighth St. New Bedford, MA.

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, August 2, 2014, 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM. United House of Prayer for All People, New Bedford, MA.

Robert Hunt Gallery: “Out of My Head”

Exhibits & Galleries Region: New Bedford. Phone: (617) 290-8009. Summary: Robert Hunt Gallery presents new work from local artist Helen Granger, “Out of My Head,” Aug. 2-30 .Reception 6-9 p.m. Aug. 16. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 12:00 PM – Saturday, August 30, 2014, 1:00 PM. 48 Union St.

Encore Boutique

Sales Usable clothing for the homeless, drop-off noon-4 p.m. Saturdays. Region: New Bedford. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Encore Boutique, 216 Church St. New Bedford, MA.

Wepecket Island Records

Concerts Region: New Bedford. Summary: Presents Award-winning blues musician Sherman Lee Dillon. Part of the “Barbecue and Blues Bash.” Tickets $18, $12 for children. For tickets visit www.wepecket.com. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Wamsutta Club, 427 County St.

Bristol Community College Holocaust Center

Concerts Region: Fall River. Summary: In conjunction with Temple Beth El, presents “Out of the Whirlwind: Jewish songs of Lament, Protest and Resistance: 1933-1947,” 1:30 p.m. Aug. 3. Program to feature a lecture and recital by Brian Nedvin. Free and open to the public. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Temple Beth El, 385 High 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, August 2, 2014, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

DeBlois Gallery: 30 year Gala Anniversary

Exhibits & Galleries Region: Newport. Venue website: http://www.debloisgallery.com. Summary: Fun, food and music. For information and tickets call (401) 847-9977. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 138 Bellevue Ave.

Annual Cape Verdean Dinner Dance

Dance Region: Onset. Phone: (508) 295-8614. Summary: Presented by the Oak Grove Cape Verdean Cultural Center, Aug. 2. Dinner 6-8 p.m. dancing 8 p.m.-midnight with music from Milton Tavares and CV Friends and “Lady K.” Tickets $25. For tickets call (508) 295-8614. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Gibbs Ball Park Road, Onset Ave.

Meat raffles

Sales 6:30 p.m. Saturdays. Kitchen opens at 5:30 p.m. Region: Acushnet. Phone: (508) 998-1046. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 6:30 PM. Thomas E. Tuttle VFW, #7239, 28 Roosevelt St. Acushnet, MA.

Weekly dances at the Holy Ghost Club

Dance Live bands, door prizes, raffles. Region: Westport. Cost: $6. Phone: (508) 636-3661. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Holy Ghost Club, 171 Sodom Road, Westport, MA.

Kate Klim with Allie Farris

Concerts Region: Middleboro. Summary: Soule Homestead: 2014 Summer Concert Series continues with Kate Klim with Allie Farris, Aug. 2. All shows family friendly. $10 tickets, 12 and under free. Bring chairs and a picnic dinner. For a full list of activities and more information, call (508) 947-6744 or visit www.soulehomestead.org. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 46 Soule St.

DJ

Nightlife / Clubs Plays old school music, Saturdays. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 994-8851. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 8:00 PM – Sunday, August 3, 2014, 1:00 AM. New Cape Verdean Band Club, 185 Acushnet Ave. New Bedford, MA.

Sea Shell Steppers

Dance Mainstream/plus level square and round dancing, 8-10:30 p.m. first Saturdays. For details or directions, call Ginny at (508) 991-4307 or Jim at (508) 947-9602. Region: Acushnet. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. Acushnet Council on Aging, 59 1/2 S. Main St. Acushnet, MA.

Farmer’s Market at Westport Town Farm

Sales Summary: Kicking off June 14 and will take place Saturdays 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. through September. Market will host over 12 local vendors offering shellfish, fresh flowers, vegetables, jewelry and more. For information contact sconnors@ttorg.org. Region: Westport. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 8:30 PM – Sunday, August 3, 2014, 1:30 AM. Westport Town Farm.

ERC Returns to Berkshires with "Beethoven Love Elegies"

Concerts Registration/reservations: Visit http://www.romanticcentury.org. Artist/event website: http://www.romanticcentury.org. Phone: (800)838-3006. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM. The Stables at Edith Wharton's Mount, 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox, Mass.

Poirier Post VFW

Nightlife / Clubs Entertainment, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturdays. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 995-3610. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 9:00 PM – Sunday, August 3, 2014, 1:00 AM. 281 Appleton St. New Bedford, MA.

DJ George

Nightlife / Clubs Region: Fall River. Phone: (508) 324-6333. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 10:00 PM – Sunday, August 3, 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, August 2, 2014, 10:00 PM – Sunday, August 3, 2014, 2:00 AM. Miller’s Homeport, 24 Cove Road, Dartmouth, MA.

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, August 3, 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, August 3, 2014, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Buzzards Bay Eagles, 29 Cohasset Ave. Buzzards Bay, MA.

Bark in the park

Fall River Sunday, August 3, 2014, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Kennedy Park Fall River, Mass. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

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, August 3, 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, August 3, 2014, 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM. First Congregational Church, Gibbs Avenue, Wareham, MA.

Author John J. Domagalsk

Books Region: Fall River. Venue website: http://www.battleshipcove.org. Summary: Battleship Cove: Presents a book signing with author John J. Domagalski, 1 p.m. Aug. 3. Domagalski is author of the book “Dark Water: The Story of Three Officers and PT-109,” which tells the story of the WWII warship made famous by President John F. Kennedy. For information visit www.battleshipcove.org. Sunday, August 3, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 5 Water St.

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, August 3, 2014, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Fin, Fur & Feather Club, 35 Crystal Spring Road, Mattapoisett, MA.

Fairhaven Farmers Market

Sales Summary: On the lawn of Fairhaven High School, 1-4 p.m. Sundays starting June 15 through Oct. 19. Support local crafters and farmers. For information email ann.richard@gmail.com. Region: Fairhaven. Sunday, August 3, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 12 Huttleston Ave.

buffet style dinner and dance

Nightlife / Clubs With different entertainers every week. Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.thesixthbristolclub.com. Sunday, August 3, 2014, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Sixth Bristol Club/Pub 6th, 736 Ashley Blvd. New Bedford, MA.

Basic Issues of Life and Eternity

Religious Region: Dartmouth. Phone: (508) 995-8684. Sunday, August 3, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. First Church of Hixville, 1190 North Hixville Road, Dartmouth, MA.

Creole music

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

ERC Returns to Berkshires with "Beethoven Love Elegies"

Concerts Registration/reservations: Visit http://www.romanticcentury.org. Artist/event website: http://www.romanticcentury.org. Phone: (800)838-3006. Sunday, August 3, 2014, 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM. The Stables at Edith Wharton's Mount, 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox, Mass.

Karaoke and Club DJ

Nightlife / Clubs 9 p.m. Sundays. Region: Fall River. Phone: (508) 679-4115. Sunday, August 3, 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, August 3, 2014, 9:00 PM – Monday, August 4, 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, August 4, 2014, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 102 County St. Fall River, MA.

Cranberry Coast Concerts - Season 9 Camp CCC Returns!

Concerts Whether you are a singer, a pianist, a drummer or an aspiring rocker, the teachers at Camp CCC have you covered. We are excited and able to get you to the next level in your musical journey. Region: Onset. Registration/reservations: For registration forms and more information, please call (508) 759-2214 or email: CCC@WhipMo.com If you feel that your child(ren) should qualify for a need-based scholarship, you are invited to contact the director by phone or email. Camp CCC offers scholarships on a very limited basis if your application is accepted. Phone: 508-491-8888. Email: CCC@WhipMO.com. Artist/event website: http://musicofthebay.com/announcements/. Summary: Cranberry Coast Concerts ~ Season 9 Advance Schedule ~ Page 1 of 3 Camp CCC Returns! Children aged 6 – 14 / grades 2 – 8 are invited to discover the wonderful world of music! The historic Hammond School in Onset will be the setting for FOUR exciting weeks of music, fun and games. Parents can drop children off in the morning and pick them up afterwards. Campers, parents and members of the community will also be treated to special mid-day concerts. At the end of camp children and staff members will sing a… Monday, August 4, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Hammond School, 13 Highland Avenue, Onset, Mass. 02558. For more info visit www.google.com.

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, August 4, 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. Monday, August 4, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Hetty’s Thrift Shoppe, 1061 Pleasant St. New Bedford, MA.

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, August 4, 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.

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, August 4, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Dartmouth Senior Center, 628 Dartmouth St. Dartmouth, MA.

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, August 4, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Ashley Blvd. entrance to Brooklawn Park.

Therapy Dog

For Kids Region: New Bedford. Summary: Southworth Library: Therapy Dog Meet and greet 4 p.m. June 30-Aug. 18. (508) 999-0726. Monday, August 4, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 732 Dartmouth St.

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, August 4, 2014, 4:15 PM – 5:45 PM. Center School, Barstow Street, Mattapoisett, MA.

Falmouth Forum – Dr. P. Pearl O’Rourke – “Do You Know Where Your Tissue Is: Genetic Research and Personalized Medicine”

Bits & Pieces Summary: The ethical implications of using human biospecimens in research will be discussed at the 2014 Fischbach Bioethics Falmouth Forum Lecture at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) on Monday, August 4. Pediatrician and health policy expert, Dr. P. Pearl O’Rourke will present “Do You Know Where Your Tissue Is: Genetic Research and Personalized Medicine.” The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the MBL’s Lillie Auditorium, 7 MBL Street, Woods Hole. This annual bioethics lecture is sponsored by Drs. Ruth and Ger… Region: Woods Hole. Artist/event website: http://www.mbl.edu/blog/2014-bioethics-falmouth-forum/. Phone: (508) 289-7281. Email: sjoslin@mbl.edu. Monday, August 4, 2014, 7:30 PM. Lillie Auditorium 7 MBL Street Woods Hole, Mass.

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, August 5, 2014, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 102 County St. Fall River, MA.

Cranberry Coast Concerts - Season 9 Camp CCC Returns!

Concerts Whether you are a singer, a pianist, a drummer or an aspiring rocker, the teachers at Camp CCC have you covered. We are excited and able to get you to the next level in your musical journey. Region: Onset. Registration/reservations: For registration forms and more information, please call (508) 759-2214 or email: CCC@WhipMo.com If you feel that your child(ren) should qualify for a need-based scholarship, you are invited to contact the director by phone or email. Camp CCC offers scholarships on a very limited basis if your application is accepted. Phone: 508-491-8888. Email: CCC@WhipMO.com. Artist/event website: http://musicofthebay.com/announcements/. Summary: Cranberry Coast Concerts ~ Season 9 Advance Schedule ~ Page 1 of 3 Camp CCC Returns! Children aged 6 – 14 / grades 2 – 8 are invited to discover the wonderful world of music! The historic Hammond School in Onset will be the setting for FOUR exciting weeks of music, fun and games. Parents can drop children off in the morning and pick them up afterwards. Campers, parents and members of the community will also be treated to special mid-day concerts. At the end of camp children and staff members will sing a… Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Hammond School, 13 Highland Avenue, Onset, Mass. 02558. For more info visit www.google.com.

LA choreographer Lucy Record

Dance Region: Middleboro. Summary: Burt Wood School of performing Arts: Offering a master class with LA choreographer Lucy Record, Aug. 5: 9-10 a.m. (advanced/beginner, $30) and 10:30 a.m.-noon (intermediate/advanced, $40). Learn original choreography from dance legends Kenny Ortega and Michael Bennett. For information or to register call Lucy (818) 929-5457. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 133 Center St.

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, August 5, 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, August 5, 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, August 5, 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, August 5, 2014, 10:30 AM. Barnes and Noble, 392 State Road, Dartmouth, MA.

Junior Police Explorers

For Kids Region: Carver. Phone: (508) 465-1399. Summary: YPAC Summer Science Week: Junior Police Explorers, July 29-Sept. 16. For ages 10-14 only. Free but must register. To sign up email ypacinc@gmail.com or call (508) 465-1399. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 247B Tremont St.

Auditions for “Little Women"

On Stage Region: Middleboro. Artist/event website: http://www.burtwoodschool.com. Phone: (508) 946-1071. Summary: Burt Wood School of the Performing Arts. Auditions for “Little Women,” 4-7 p.m. Aug. 5.-6 at the Alley Theatre. Male and female actors 10 years old and up encouraged to audition and bring a headshot and resume. Show will run for 10 performances Nov. 21-Dec. 7. For information, visit www.burtwoodschool.com or call (508) 946-1071. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 12:00 PM – Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 1:00 PM. The Alley Theatre, 133 Center St.

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, August 5, 2014, 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Liberal Club, 20 Star St. Fall River, MA.

Tri-Town Night Out

For Free Registration/reservations: Free event for families. Email: nlorenco@mattapoisettpolice.com. Artist/event website: www.mattapoisettpolice.com. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Old Rochester Regional High School 135 Marion Rd Mattapoisett, Mass. 02739.

James White Memorial Library

For Kids Region: Freetown. Phone: (508) 763-5344. Summary: Presents “Ed the Wizard and his Alchemy Laboratory." Learn and help perform magical transfigurations and amazing feats with everyday household items. Free but pre-registration suggested. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. 5 Washburn Road.

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, August 5, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Wareham Free Library, 59 Marion Road, Wareham, MA.

“Star Shooting,”

For Kids Region: Lakeville. Summary: Lakeville arts presents “Star Shooting,” an astronomy program for children over 12, 7 p.m. Aug. 5 and 14. Workshops intended to educate interested children through visualization techniques. Participants need to bring digital single-lens reflex camera. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Taking place at Starhoo Observatory.

Silver City Twirlers

Dance Weekly workshops, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Region: Taunton. Tuesday, August 5, 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, August 5, 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, August 5, 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, August 5, 2014, 10:00 PM – Wednesday, August 6, 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. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 102 County St. Fall River, MA.

Cranberry Coast Concerts - Season 9 Camp CCC Returns!

Concerts Whether you are a singer, a pianist, a drummer or an aspiring rocker, the teachers at Camp CCC have you covered. We are excited and able to get you to the next level in your musical journey. Region: Onset. Registration/reservations: For registration forms and more information, please call (508) 759-2214 or email: CCC@WhipMo.com If you feel that your child(ren) should qualify for a need-based scholarship, you are invited to contact the director by phone or email. Camp CCC offers scholarships on a very limited basis if your application is accepted. Phone: 508-491-8888. Email: CCC@WhipMO.com. Artist/event website: http://musicofthebay.com/announcements/. Summary: Cranberry Coast Concerts ~ Season 9 Advance Schedule ~ Page 1 of 3 Camp CCC Returns! Children aged 6 – 14 / grades 2 – 8 are invited to discover the wonderful world of music! The historic Hammond School in Onset will be the setting for FOUR exciting weeks of music, fun and games. Parents can drop children off in the morning and pick them up afterwards. Campers, parents and members of the community will also be treated to special mid-day concerts. At the end of camp children and staff members will sing a… Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Hammond School, 13 Highland Avenue, Onset, Mass. 02558. For more info visit www.google.com.

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, August 6, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 1997 Acushnet Avenue, New Bedford, MA.

Teddy Bear Parade

For Kids Region: Fairhaven. Venue website: http://www.millicentlibrary.org. Phone: (508) 992-5342. Summary: Drinks and snacks provided, turn in your reading log on or before this date. Storytime: Toddlers (ages 1-3), Tuesdays;  Gamernoon/Crafternoon, 2-4:45 p.m. Wednesdays. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Millicent Library, 45 Center St.

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, August 6, 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, August 6, 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, August 6, 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, August 6, 2014, 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM. First Unitarian Church, 71 Eighth St. New Bedford, MA.

Book Discussion Group

Books Wednesday book group meets, 1:30 p.m. first Wednesdays, contact Susan Nelson or Mary Flynn in care of the Wareham Free Library for details. Phone: (508) 295-2343. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 1:30 PM. 59 Marion Road, Wareham, MA.

Weekly suppers

Potluck 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays. Region: Buzzards Bay. Cost: $5. Phone: (508) 759-9974. Wednesday, August 6, 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, August 6, 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, August 6, 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, August 6, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

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, August 6, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Acushnet Council on Aging, 59 1/2 S. Main Street, Acushnet, MA.

Trivia Buff, a team-oriented trivia game

Nightlife / Clubs In ‘The Skipper Lounge’. Region: Fairhaven. Phone: (508) 997-1281. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 8:00 PM – Thursday, August 7, 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, August 6, 2014, 10:00 PM – Thursday, August 7, 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. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 102 County St. Fall River, MA.

Cranberry Coast Concerts - Season 9 Camp CCC Returns!

Concerts Whether you are a singer, a pianist, a drummer or an aspiring rocker, the teachers at Camp CCC have you covered. We are excited and able to get you to the next level in your musical journey. Region: Onset. Registration/reservations: For registration forms and more information, please call (508) 759-2214 or email: CCC@WhipMo.com If you feel that your child(ren) should qualify for a need-based scholarship, you are invited to contact the director by phone or email. Camp CCC offers scholarships on a very limited basis if your application is accepted. Phone: 508-491-8888. Email: CCC@WhipMO.com. Artist/event website: http://musicofthebay.com/announcements/. Summary: Cranberry Coast Concerts ~ Season 9 Advance Schedule ~ Page 1 of 3 Camp CCC Returns! Children aged 6 – 14 / grades 2 – 8 are invited to discover the wonderful world of music! The historic Hammond School in Onset will be the setting for FOUR exciting weeks of music, fun and games. Parents can drop children off in the morning and pick them up afterwards. Campers, parents and members of the community will also be treated to special mid-day concerts. At the end of camp children and staff members will sing a… Thursday, August 7, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Hammond School, 13 Highland Avenue, Onset, Mass. 02558. For more info visit www.google.com.

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, August 7, 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, August 7, 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, August 7, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 140 Marion Road, Marion, 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. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Hetty’s Thrift Shoppe, 1061 Pleasant St. New Bedford, MA.

Free health screenings

Wareham/Tri-Town Offered by the Visiting Nurse Association of Cape Cod, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. first Thursdays. Screenings include blood pressure; blood glucose; and total cholesterol HDL. Region: Wareham. Phone: (888) 557-9994. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 185 Main St. (behind Hess Gas Station), Wareham, 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, August 7, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Partners Village Store, 865 Main Road, Westport, MA.

Foreign and Independent Film Festival

For Free Region: Dartmouth. Phone: (508) 999-0726. Summary: Southworth Library: Foreign and Independent Film Festival, through Aug. 21.  “The Auction,” Aug. 7. All Films shown 11 a.m. Thursdays. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 732 Dartmouth St.

Line dancing with Laura

Dance 1-3 p.m. Thursdays. Sponsored by the New Bedford Recreation Department. Free refreshments. Region: New Bedford. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Hazelwood Senior Center, Brock Avenue, New Bedford, 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, August 7, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Tipsy Toboggan 75 Ferry St. Fall River, Mass. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Dartmouth YMCA Ice cream social

For Kids Region: Dartmouth. Venue website: http://www.ymcasouthcoast.org. Summary: Dartmouth YMCA: Ice cream social for the Sharing the Harvest Community Farm. $10 per person, $25 per family.For information or to register call (508) 993-3361, ext. 12 or visit www.ymcasouthcoast.org. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 276 Gulf Road.

Youth Stamp Club

For Kids Meets 6-7 p.m. first Thursdays in a downstairs meeting room in the Southworth Library. Activities include contests, games and hands-on learning about stamps. All area elementary students welcome. Region: Dartmouth. Cost: Free. Phone: (508) 999-0726. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Southworth Library, 732 Dartmouth St. Dartmouth, MA.

Fort Adams Sundown Thursdays

For Free Region: Newport. Summary: Concert series to run through Sept. 3. Aug. 7, Matt Bruneau & Leslie Grimes with Andy & Judy. Concert casual food from local vendors as well as non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages sold. Free. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Fort Adams.

Readers’ Group

Books Meets 6:30-8 p.m. first Thursdays. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Acushnet Public Library. Sign up at the desk. Denise Hamer, (508) 998-0270. Region: Acushnet. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Russell Memorial Library, Acushnet, MA.

Yu-Gi-Oh club

For Kids Meets 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays. Region: Wareham. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Wareham Recreation Department, Wareham, MA.

‘Singles Mingle’ social nights

Nightlife / Clubs Presented by Sociable Singles, 7-9 p.m. first Thursdays. All single adults welcome. Region: Marion. Phone: (774) 553-5146. Artist/event website: http://www.sociablesingles.org. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Wave, 210 Spring St. Marion, MA.

Members’ night

Nightlife / Clubs Thursdays. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 858-5110. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 8:00 PM. Cape Verdean Vets Hall, 561 Purchase St. New Bedford, MA.

CJ Martin @ Cork Wine and Tapas Bar

Nightlife / Clubs Thursday, August 7, 2014, 9:00 PM – Friday, August 8, 2014, 1:00 AM. Cork Wine and Tapas Bar 90 Front Street New Bedford MA 02740.

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, August 8, 2014, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 102 County St. Fall River, MA.

Cranberry Coast Concerts - Season 9 Camp CCC Returns!

Concerts Whether you are a singer, a pianist, a drummer or an aspiring rocker, the teachers at Camp CCC have you covered. We are excited and able to get you to the next level in your musical journey. Region: Onset. Registration/reservations: For registration forms and more information, please call (508) 759-2214 or email: CCC@WhipMo.com If you feel that your child(ren) should qualify for a need-based scholarship, you are invited to contact the director by phone or email. Camp CCC offers scholarships on a very limited basis if your application is accepted. Phone: 508-491-8888. Email: CCC@WhipMO.com. Artist/event website: http://musicofthebay.com/announcements/. Summary: Cranberry Coast Concerts ~ Season 9 Advance Schedule ~ Page 1 of 3 Camp CCC Returns! Children aged 6 – 14 / grades 2 – 8 are invited to discover the wonderful world of music! The historic Hammond School in Onset will be the setting for FOUR exciting weeks of music, fun and games. Parents can drop children off in the morning and pick them up afterwards. Campers, parents and members of the community will also be treated to special mid-day concerts. At the end of camp children and staff members will sing a… Friday, August 8, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Hammond School, 13 Highland Avenue, Onset, Mass. 02558. For more info visit www.google.com.

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, August 8, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. First Congregational Church, Gibbs Avenue, Wareham, MA.

Summer Sound Series

Concerts Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.newbedford-ma.gov. Summary: Presented by Mayor Jon Mitchell on the Waterfront and around Downtown. Catch Sidewalk Sounds 6-8 p.m. Thursdays  and Lunchtime Jazz at Custom House Square noon-1:30 p.m. Fridays. The Oh Nos!! Aug. 8. For information visit www.newbedford-ma.gov. Friday, August 8, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Custom House Square.

New Bedford Ballet: “Adventures in Dance,”

Dance Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.newbedfordballet.org. Summary: New Bedford Ballet ends summer season with four performances of “Adventures in Dance,” an innovative blend of classical and contemporary choreography. Shows will take place Aug. 8 at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. as well as Aug. 9 at 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Tickets $10 adults and $5 for seniors, students and children. Friday, August 8, 2014, 12:00 PM – Saturday, August 9, 2014, 1:00 PM. NBB Community Theatre, 2343 Purchase St.=.

Mosque Prayer Service

Religious Contact Sherif El Wakil for more information. Region: Dartmouth. Friday, August 8, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Masjid Al-Ehsan, 2 Cove Road, South Dartmouth, MA.

Blues Train

Concerts Region: Westport. Venue website: http://www.westportrivers.com. Summary: Westport Rivers Winery: Sunset Music Series every Friday 5-7 p.m. through September. Next concert; Blues Train, Aug. 8. Admission $10 per carload and beer, wine and SoCo local food will be served for a fee. Weather permitting. Friday, August 8, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 417 Hixbride Road.

Annual Good Shepherd Parish Feast

Religious Region: Fall River. Phone: (508) 678-7412. Email: gsfallriver@gmail.com. Venue website: www.gsfallriver.com. Artist/event website: www.gsfallriver.com. Friday, August 8, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Good Shepherd Church 1598 South Main Street Fall River, Mass. 02724.

Cowboy Al’s Karaoke Show

Nightlife / Clubs For more information, contact Cowboy Al, (508) 676-9277 or (508) 993-0046. Region: Fall River. Friday, August 8, 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 Country & Western dance at the Holy Ghost Hall, Aug. 8. 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, August 8, 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, August 8, 2014, 7:00 PM. Baker Books, 69 State Road (Route 6), Dartmouth, MA.

Meat raffles

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

DJ

Nightlife / Clubs Plays dance & hip hop music, Fridays. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 994-8851. Friday, August 8, 2014, 8:00 PM – Saturday, August 9, 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, August 8, 2014, 8:00 PM – Saturday, August 9, 2014, 1:00 AM. Seaport Inn & Marina, 110 Middle St. Fairhaven, MA.

Karaoke

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

MBL Friday evening lecture

Lectures / Seminars Phone: 508 289 7423. Email: comm@mbl.edu. Summary: “Stepping on the Long Tail of Microbial Populations in Humans and the World’s Oceans” – Mitchell Sogin, Marine Biological Laboratory. Region: Woods Hole. Friday, August 8, 2014, 8:00 PM. Marine Biological Laboratory, Lillie Auditorium, 7 MBL Street, Woods Hole. For more info visit www.mbl.edu.

Rehoboth Contra dance

Dance Region: Rehoboth. Summary: Rehoboth dances: Contra dance with Riptide, Aug. 8. Dances at 8 p.m. introductory workshop at 7:30 p.m. $8. All dances taught, beginners welcome. Friday, August 8, 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, August 8, 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, August 8, 2014, 9:30 PM – Saturday, August 9, 2014, 1:00 AM. Seaport Inn & Marina, 110 Middle St. Fairhaven, MA.

Walking club

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

Thrift Shop

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

36th Annual Flea Market

Sales Summary: Sponsored by the Wareham American Legion. Activities inside and outside, food will be available. Rain date Aug. 16. Table space obtained for $15. (508) 995-4481. Region: Wareham. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. 777 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, August 9, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Grace Episcopal Church, 133 School St. New Bedford, MA.

St. Martin’s Thrift Shop

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

Ascension Thrift Shop

Sales 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. Use rear entrance off Purchase Street. Region: Fall River. Saturday, August 9, 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, August 9, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. First Congregational Church, Gibbs Avenue, Wareham, 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. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM. First Unitarian Church, 71 Eighth St. New Bedford, MA.

Learn to quahog at Camp Massasoit

Outdoors Summary: Buzzards Bay Coalition: Learn to quahog at Camp Massasoit. dig and release event unless you have a Mattapoisett Shellfish permit. Registration required, email bayadventures@savebuzzardsbay.org or call (508) 999-6262, ext. 219. Region: Mattapoisett. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. End of Reservation 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, August 9, 2014, 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM. United House of Prayer for All People, New Bedford, MA.

The 7th Annual Art Drive

Exhibits & Galleries Region: Dartmouth. Summary: Open studio event to feature “Flippin’ Flounder” exhibit along outdoor route through Dartmouth Westport, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 9-10. Featuring 36 artists from Dartmouth and Westport in a variety of media. For more information visit www.the-art-drive.com. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, August 10, 2014, 1:00 PM. www.the-art-drive.com.

Encore Boutique

Sales Usable clothing for the homeless, drop-off noon-4 p.m. Saturdays. Region: New Bedford. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Encore Boutique, 216 Church St. New Bedford, MA.

Come Sail Away with C.A.R.E.

Bits & Pieces Summary: Aboard the MV Cuttyhunk, 6 p.m. Aug. 9. Food, music, cash bar. Tickets $35, seating limited. Contact Cricket13@comcast.net. Region: New Bedford. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 66 State Pier.

Smith Neck Meeting

Potluck Summary: Old Fashioned New England Clambake, 1:30 p.m. Aug. 9. Volunteers needed to start the fire and wash clams. Ways and Means will sponsor a bake sale and Friends will have two Cats Meow collector’s items for sale. Tickets $45 for adults and $22 for children under 12. For reservations call Anne Lopoulos (508) 994-5816. Region: Dartmouth. Phone: (508) 994-5816. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. 594 Smith Neck Road.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Open mics

Concerts 4-8 p.m. second Saturdays at The Oxford Book Haven & Cafe, in the basement of Church of the Good Shepherd. Refreshments available. Open mic entertainers welcome; contact Lori at lori.hadfield2@comcast.net to sign up. Region: Fairhaven. Cost: Free. Artist/event website: http://www.goodshepherdfairhaven.com. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 357 Main St. Fairhaven, MA.

Dubbest

Concerts Region: Dartmouth. Summary: Running Brook Vineyard & Winery: Presents their Local music and wine summer series 1-5 p.m. on select dates. (508) 985-1998. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 335 Old Fall River Road.

Annual Good Shepherd Parish Feast

Religious Region: Fall River. Phone: (508) 678-7412. Email: gsfallriver@gmail.com. Venue website: www.gsfallriver.com. Artist/event website: www.gsfallriver.com. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Good Shepherd Church 1598 South Main Street Fall River, Mass. 02724.

First Congregational Church of Wareham

Potluck Summary: Old Fashioned chicken barbeque. Tickets $17 per person and can be purchased by calling (508) 295-1630. All proceeds benefit First Congregational Church. Region: Wareham. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Rowland Thacher Fellowship Hall, 11 Gibbs Ave.

Soule Homestead 2014 Summer Concert Series

Concerts Region: Middleboro. Summary: Soule Homestead: 2014 Summer Concert Series continues with Hungrytown with Mike Delaney, Aug. 9. All shows family friendly. $10 tickets, 12 and under free. Bring chairs and a picnic dinner. For a full list of activities and more information, call (508) 947-6744 or visit www.soulehomestead.org. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 46 Soule St.

Meat raffles

Sales 6:30 p.m. Saturdays. Kitchen opens at 5:30 p.m. Region: Acushnet. Phone: (508) 998-1046. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 6:30 PM. Thomas E. Tuttle VFW, #7239, 28 Roosevelt St. Acushnet, MA.

Weekly dances at the Holy Ghost Club

Dance Live bands, door prizes, raffles. Region: Westport. Cost: $6. Phone: (508) 636-3661. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Holy Ghost Club, 171 Sodom Road, Westport, MA.

Gala Tribute to Carlos Alhinho

Bits & Pieces Summary: To take place Aug. 9 at the Fisherman’s Club. Gala will honor Alhinho who ws a legendary soccer player. Evening will have performances from Alhinho’s sister and nieve, Tete and Sara Alhinhio and various other artists. Region: New Bedford. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 639 Orchard St.

DJ

Nightlife / Clubs Plays old school music, Saturdays. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 994-8851. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 8:00 PM – Sunday, August 10, 2014, 1:00 AM. New Cape Verdean Band Club, 185 Acushnet Ave. New Bedford, MA.

Full Moon Hike

Museums Summary: Soule Homestead. Free for members, $2 non-members. Pre-register by calling (508) 947-6744. For a full list of activities and more information, call (508) 947-6744 or visit www.soulehomestead.org. Region: Middleboro. Venue website: http://www.soulehomestead.org. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 46 Soule St.

Farmer’s Market at Westport Town Farm

Sales Summary: Kicking off June 14 and will take place Saturdays 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. through September. Market will host over 12 local vendors offering shellfish, fresh flowers, vegetables, jewelry and more. For information contact sconnors@ttorg.org. Region: Westport. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 8:30 PM – Sunday, August 10, 2014, 1:30 AM. Westport Town Farm.

Poirier Post VFW

Nightlife / Clubs Entertainment, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturdays. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 995-3610. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 9:00 PM – Sunday, August 10, 2014, 1:00 AM. 281 Appleton St. New Bedford, MA.

DJ George

Nightlife / Clubs Region: Fall River. Phone: (508) 324-6333. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 10:00 PM – Sunday, August 10, 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, August 9, 2014, 10:00 PM – Sunday, August 10, 2014, 2:00 AM. Miller’s Homeport, 24 Cove Road, Dartmouth, MA.