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“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.

Judith Klein Art Gallery: 6th Anniversary Exhibit

Exhibits & Galleries Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 965-7396. Venue website: http://www.judithkleinart.com. Summary: 6th Anniversary Exhibit, throughout November. Opening artist reception 5-8 p.m. Nov. 1.  Hours: noon-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, weekends by appointment, 5-9 p.m. every AHA! Night (second Thursdays). Saturday, November 1, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, November 30, 2014, 1:00 PM. 127 W. Rodney French Blvd.

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.

UMass Observatory Open House

For Free Region: Dartmouth. Summary: UMass Dartmouth, weather permitting. For information or event of cancellation visit www.assne.org. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 285 Old Westport Road.

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.

"The Laugh For A Cause Comedy Contest"

On Stage Region: Middleboro. Venue website: http://www.burtwoodschool.com. Summary: The Alley Theatre. Hosted by comedian Dan Crohn. Tickets $15 per person; "An Evening with Louisa May Alcott," 7 p.m. Nov. 5. Reenactor Dr. Roseli Weiss will share the life and times of their great American novelist. Free and open to the public. (508) 946-1071 or visit www.burtwoodschool.com. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The Alley Theatre, 133 Center 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.

Little theatre Auditions

On Stage Region: Fall River. Venue website: http://www.littletheatre.net. Summary: Auditions for a 40s musical, 2-5 p.m. Nov. 2 and 7:30-9 p.m. Nov. 3. Performance to take place in March. Auditions will be reading from the script, please bring resume. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 12:00 PM – Monday, November 3, 2014, 1:00 PM. 340 Prospect St.

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.

Sarah Jane Freymann

Books Region: Sandwich. Venue website: http://www.titcombbookshop.com. Summary: Titcomb Bookshop presents author and literary agent Sarah Jane Freymann. She will talk about and sign her book "Your Life is a Book: How to Craft and Publish Your Memoir.". Sunday, November 2, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 432 Route 6A.

Christ Church Harvest Tea

Potluck Summary: Christ Church Harvest Tea to be held 2 p.m. Nov. 2. Featuring "What Do Your T's Tell About You" with Handwriting Analyst Janice Warren. Tickets $12, call (508) 676-1225. Region: Swansea. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 57 Main 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, 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.

"Kiss Me Deadly"

For Free Region: Fairhaven. Venue website: http://www.millicentlibrary.org. Phone: (508) 992-5342. Summary: Millicent Library's Film Noir movie series at Millicent Library in the Downstairs Auditorium. Next screening, "Kiss Me Deadly," Nov. 3. Monday, November 3, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 45 Center 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.

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. Monday, November 3, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Fieldstone Plaza, 1290 Rockdale Ave.

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.

UMass Dartmouth 44th Annual Alumni Awards Ceremony

Bits & Pieces Summary: All UMass Dartmouth alumni invited to attend, register by Nov. 3 at www.alumni.umassd.edu. Region: Dartmouth. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Claire T. Carney Library.

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.

Cherry & Webb Gallery: “Holiday Smalls”

Exhibits & Galleries Region: Fall River. Summary: Cherry & Webb Gallery:  “Holiday Smalls” exhibit and affordable gifts sale taking place Nov. 7-Dec. 18. Drop off dates noon-3 p.m. Nov. 4-5. For information contact brysondean@comcast.net. Friday, November 7, 2014, 12:00 PM – Thursday, December 18, 2014, 1:00 PM. 139 South Main 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.

Cardoza Wine Wine and Spirits

Bits & Pieces Summary: Fine Wine and Craft Beer Grand Tasting at Country Club of New Bedford. Region: Dartmouth. Friday, November 7, 2014, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 585 Slocum Road.

Move To Amend

For Free Region: Fairhaven. Summary: A presentation from David Cobb presented by the Fairhaven UU Memorial Church's Social Justice Committee. Move to Amend is a national campaign to abolish Corporate Personhood and to overcome the doctrine that "money equals free speech.". Friday, November 7, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:03 PM. Fairhaven UU Memorial Church Auditorium, 102 Green St.

MAC: "Drinking Habits: A Farce in Two Acts"

On Stage Region: Marion. Venue website: http://www.marionartcenter.org. Summary: Marion Art Center presents "Drinking Habits: A Farce in Two Acts" by Tom Smith, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7-8 and 14-15, 2 p.m. Nov. 9. Tickets $12.50 members, $15 non-members. For information call (508) 763-2327 or visit www.marionartcenter.org. Friday, November 7, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 80 Pleasant 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 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.

Annual Holy Ghost Christmas Bazaar

Sales Summary: Holy Ghost Catholic Church, 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 8 and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 9. Bazaar includes "treats and Sweets" table, themed gift baskets and a raffle of $2000. Tickets for raffle $2 or a book of 6 for $10. Region: Tiverton. Venue website: http://www.holyghostcc.org. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, November 9, 2014, 1:00 PM. 316 Judson St.

St. Anthony's Holiday Bazaar

Sales Summary: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 8 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 9. Visit from Santa, full course meals, lottery ticket raffle, homemade crafts and more. Free admission. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 993-1691. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, November 9, 2014, 1:00 PM. 1359 Acushnet Ave.

St. Mary's Parish Holiday Fair

Sales Summary: St. Mary's Parish Holiday Fair, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Nov. 8 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 9. Full kitchen, crafts, bake table, white elephant, Chinese auction and more. Region: New Bedford. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, November 9, 2014, 1:00 PM. 106 Illinois St.

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.

Author Susan Playfair

Books Region: Sandwich. Venue website: http://www.titcombbookshop.com. Summary: Titcomb Bookshop presents a book signing with Author Susan Playfair and her book America's Found Fruit: The Cranberry in a New Environment,". Saturday, November 8, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 432 Route 6A.

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.

New Bedford Historical Society

Bits & Pieces Summary: Presents "The Veteran's Legacy: A Documentation and Preservation Workshop," with museum consultant Madelyn Shaw. Shaw will discuss how to document and preserve a veteran's story or acknowledge their service. Region: New Bedford. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Corson building at New Bedford Whaling national PArk, 33 William St.

Partners Village Store Cookbook signings

Books Region: Westport. Venue website: http://www.partnersvillagestore.com. Summary: Hosts Cookbook authors Cathy Walthers ("Kale, Glorious Kale") and Karen Covey ("The Coastal Table") 3 p.m. Nov. 8. Free, call (508) 636-2572 to reserve a seat. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 865 Main Road.

Battlefield Band

Concerts Region: Tiverton. Summary: SandyWoods Center for the arts. $20 advance, $25 at the door. For tickets and more information to all events visit www.sandywoodsmusic.com. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 43 Muse Way.

Frederick Moyer

Concerts Region: Rehoboth. Phone: (508) 252-5718. Summary: Arts in the Village Concert Series. Tickets $16 general, $14 seniors, $6 children and students. For tickets, call (508) 252-5718. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Goff Memorial Hall, 124 Bay State Road.

MAC: "Drinking Habits: A Farce in Two Acts"

On Stage Region: Marion. Venue website: http://www.marionartcenter.org. Summary: Marion Art Center presents "Drinking Habits: A Farce in Two Acts" by Tom Smith, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7-8 and 14-15, 2 p.m. Nov. 9. Tickets $12.50 members, $15 non-members. For information call (508) 763-2327 or visit www.marionartcenter.org. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 80 Pleasant St.

Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra

Concerts Region: Plymouth. Phone: (508) 746-8008. Venue website: http://www.plymouthphil.org. Summary: "Amadeus, Amadeus!" 8 p.m. Nov. 8. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Plymouth North High School Performing Arts Center, 41 Obery St.

Rod Picott

Concerts Region: Portsmouth. Summary: Common Fence Music presents Rod Picott. Ticekts $18 advance, $21 at the door. www.commonfencemusic.org or (401) 683-5085 for tickets. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Common Fence Point Community Hall, 933 Anthony Road.

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.

MAC: "Drinking Habits: A Farce in Two Acts"

On Stage Region: Marion. Venue website: http://www.marionartcenter.org. Summary: Marion Art Center presents "Drinking Habits: A Farce in Two Acts" by Tom Smith, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7-8 and 14-15, 2 p.m. Nov. 9. Tickets $12.50 members, $15 non-members. For information call (508) 763-2327 or visit www.marionartcenter.org. Sunday, November 9, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 80 Pleasant 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 10, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. St.John's Athletic Club 1365 Rodman St. Fall River, Mass.

Fairhaven Veterans Day Parade

Bits & Pieces Summary: Brief ceremony and connon-firing at Fairhaven High School. Veterans are welcome to line up at Livesey Park at 9 a.m. Region: Fairhaven. Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Main Street from Oxford School South to Fairhaven High School.

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.

Baked Beads/Barrington jewelry and scarf Sale

Sales Summary: 75% less than retail: $5 earrings, necklaces & bracelets, $25/3-scarves; tights, novelty socks, Blue Q gifts, hair accessories, hats, mittens, gloves, pashminas, beads. As designers and manufacturers of fashion jewelry, scarves & displays since 1991, Baked Beads is constantly introducing new collections to retailers around the country. Regardless of excellent projections, there are production overages and samples. This ever-changing inventory and other wholesale world finds overflow from bins at the va… Region: Barrington. Artist/event website: http://www.bakedbeads.com/about/clearance-sales. Venue website: http://www.bccucc.org/. Phone: 8024962440. Email: clearance@bakedbeads.com. Friday, November 14, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Barrington Congregational Church (The White Church) 461 County Road Barrington, R.I. 02806. For more info visit www.bakedbeads.com.

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.

MAC: "Drinking Habits: A Farce in Two Acts"

On Stage Region: Marion. Venue website: http://www.marionartcenter.org. Summary: Marion Art Center presents "Drinking Habits: A Farce in Two Acts" by Tom Smith, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7-8 and 14-15, 2 p.m. Nov. 9. Tickets $12.50 members, $15 non-members. For information call (508) 763-2327 or visit www.marionartcenter.org. Friday, November 14, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 80 Pleasant 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 15, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Church of the Good Shepherd 357 Main St. Fairhaven, Mass. 02719.

Baked Beads/Barrington jewelry and scarf Sale

Sales Summary: 75% less than retail: $5 earrings, necklaces & bracelets, $25/3-scarves; tights, novelty socks, Blue Q gifts, hair accessories, hats, mittens, gloves, pashminas, beads. As designers and manufacturers of fashion jewelry, scarves & displays since 1991, Baked Beads is constantly introducing new collections to retailers around the country. Regardless of excellent projections, there are production overages and samples. This ever-changing inventory and other wholesale world finds overflow from bins at the va… Region: Barrington. Artist/event website: http://www.bakedbeads.com/about/clearance-sales. Venue website: http://www.bccucc.org/. Phone: 8024962440. Email: clearance@bakedbeads.com. Saturday, November 15, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Barrington Congregational Church (The White Church) 461 County Road Barrington, R.I. 02806. For more info visit www.bakedbeads.com.

Harvest faire bazaar and cafe

Bits & Pieces Summary: Join us for our annual bazaar. We will be having a silent auction, plants, books, baked goods, jewelry and crafts. Come join us for lunch! Region: Fall River. Saturday, November 15, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Union Church 600 Highland Avenue Fall River, Mass.

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.

MAC: "Drinking Habits: A Farce in Two Acts"

On Stage Region: Marion. Venue website: http://www.marionartcenter.org. Summary: Marion Art Center presents "Drinking Habits: A Farce in Two Acts" by Tom Smith, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7-8 and 14-15, 2 p.m. Nov. 9. Tickets $12.50 members, $15 non-members. For information call (508) 763-2327 or visit www.marionartcenter.org. Saturday, November 15, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 80 Pleasant 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.

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 26, 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 28, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.