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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. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 102 County St. Fall River, MA.

Line Dancing

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

Young Children’s Storytime

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

Ascension Thrift Shop

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

Hetty’s Thrift Shoppe

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

Universal Thrift Shop

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

Colo Colo Gallery: “A Decadent World”

Exhibits & Galleries Region: New Bedford. Summary: Colo Colo Gallery presents a new exhibition from Mara Trachtenberg, “A Decadent World,” through Aug. 5. Opening reception 5-8 p.m. July 26. Open afternoons or by appointment. (508) 642-6026 or colocologallery@gmail.com. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 12:00 PM – Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 1:00 PM. 127 W. Rodney French Blvd. Door #4.

Onstage Academy of Performing Arts

Dance Region: Fall River. Phone: (508) 673-4880. Summary: Free classes in honor of National Dance Day, July 21 and July 23. For ages 10-18. Ballet, pointe, tap, modern, jazz and contemporary. For information visit www.onstagefr.org or call (508) 673-4880. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 104 Anawan St.

Cahoon Museum of American Art: Exhibit: “Making Faces”

Museums Summary: “Making Faces,” through Sept. 7. Opening reception 5:30-7 p.m. July 24. (508) 428-7581. Region: Cotuit. Venue website: http://www.cahoonmuseum.org. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, September 7, 2014, 1:00 PM. 4676 Falmouth Road.

RJD House: “Dressed For the Occasion: A Collection of Stylish New Bedford Lady’s Wear 1920- 1970”

Museums Summary: Exhibitions: “Dressed For the Occasion: A Collection of Stylish New Bedford Lady’s Wear 1920- 1970,” through Aug. 31. Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $6 adults, $5 AAA members and seniors over 65, $3 children 12 and under. For information visit www.rjdmuseum.org. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 997-1401. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, August 31, 2014, 1:00 PM. 396 County St.

2014 Summer Program in Portuguese

Bits & Pieces Summary: Presented by UMass Dartmouth. Next event: Film screening of “Na cidade vazia (Hollow City),” 1:30 p.m. July 23. Room: Library 314. Region: Dartmouth. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. 285 Old Westport Ave.

Southcoast Health Systems Weekly Farmers Markets

Sales Summary: 2-5 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, St. Luke’s Hospital. For information visit www.southcoast.org/famersmarket or call (508) 973-5079. Region: New Bedford. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 101 Page St.

Kool Kids After School program

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

Music at Sunset - Ivy Leaf

Concerts Region: Bristol. Registration/reservations: To RSVP please call (401)253-2707 or go to https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e93acgwzaae6728e&oseq=&c=&ch=. Phone: (401)253-2707. Email: amillora@blithewold.org. Directions: From Newport Take Route 114 North through Middletown and Portsmouth. At the junction of Rt. 114 and Rt. 24 bear left, Rt. 114 Bristol. Signs for Rt. 114 are unclear from this point so be sure to take a left at each of the next two stop lights, staying on Rt. 114. Cross the Mount Hope Bridge to enter Bristol and bear left at the fork onto Rt. 114 (Ferry Road). Blithewold is ¼ mile on the left. From Providence Take Exit 7 off Interstate 195. Follow Rt. 114 South for approximately 13 ½ miles through B… Venue website: http://www.blithewold.org. Artist/event website: http://www.blithewold.org/event/show/728. Summary: Spread out a blanket and unpack the picnic basket, soak up the warmth of the summer sun, and enjoy the sunset over Narragansett Bay, all while savoring a kaleidoscope of musical performances over the summer. Our exciting musical line-up this year includes jazz, swing, boogie-woogie and blues, folk and Cajun. A perfect way to celebrate the summer with friends and family! Guests are encouraged to BYOB, picnic dinner, and chairs or blankets. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum 101 Ferry Road (Rt. 114) Bristol, Rhode Island 02809.

Lose Weight and Prevent Diabetes

Fall River This program is based on the Center for Disease Control’s Diabetes Prevention Program 2002 study that showed intensive lifestyle changes can prevent diabetes. To take part, participants may meet either of these pre-diabetes criteria: • Blood work: Fasting glucose = 100-125 mg/dl; HbA1c = 5.7-6.4% • Diabetes risk test: A score of 5 or above on the diabetes risk screen. Registration/reservations: Advance registration is required. Please call 508-235-5391. Phone: 508-235-5391. Email: rosemarie.couto@steward.org. Venue website: www.peopleinc-fr.org. Artist/event website: www.saintanneshospital.org. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. People, Inc. 4 South Main Street Fall River, Mass. 02721.

Credit seminar

Lectures / Seminars Registration/reservations: Call Tim at 508.998.1031 or email him at Timothy.Souza@stannes.com to register. Email: Timothy.Souza@Stannes.com. Directions: Across the street from St. Anne's Hospital. Summary: Your credit worthiness can play a vital role in your ability to obtain loans, get insurance coverage and even land your next job. Learn the importance of establishing and maintaining good credit at our upcoming seminar! Region: Fall River. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. St. Anne's Credit Union Corporate Office Training Center, 829 South Main St. in Fall River.

Weekly suppers

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

Apponagansett Summer Concert Series

Concerts Region: Dartmouth. Summary: Presents Nowheremen (Beatles Tribute). $4 per person in advance or $5 per person at the gate, children under 12 free. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Apponagansett Park.

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, July 23, 2014, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Moose Lodge 914, 119 Rockdale Ave. New Bedford, MA.

Walking club

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

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Also Saturday at 2:00PM to 2:45PM. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Summer Evening Lecture Series: Stormy Nights

Lectures / Seminars Phone: (508)833-9678. Summary: Cape Cod is known as the "Graveyard of the Atlantic" with over 3000 recorded ship wrecks. Join a Ranger from the Cape Cod National Seashore and explore some famous wrecks, historical facts, myths and legends which are all part of the alluring heritage of Old Cape Cod. From moon-cussers to wreckers and tempest to nor-easters this will be an evening of tails and facts, a presentation bringing us insight into that vibrant past and what it can offer us today with new science and technology leading us on a path… Region: Sandwich. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Cape Cod Canal Visitor Center 60 Ed Moffitt Drive Sandwich, Mass. 02563.

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, July 23, 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, July 23, 2014, 8:00 PM – Thursday, July 24, 2014, 1:00 AM. Seaport Inn & Marina, 110 Middle St. Fairhaven, 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. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM. The Stables at Edith Wharton's Mount, 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox, Mass.

Dumb Derek Acoustic Show

Nightlife / Clubs Region: Fall River. Phone: (508) 324-6333. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 10:00 PM – Thursday, July 24, 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, July 24, 2014, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 102 County St. Fall River, MA.

Grace Episcopal Church thrift shop

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

The Oxford Book Haven & Cafe

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

Nature Kids

For Kids Weekly class for toddlers and preschoolers, 10 a.m. Thursdays at Earth’s Partner, features a seasonally appropriate story followed by a craft using recycled or natural materials. Kim Walsh, (508) 748-3933 or kiwiwalsh@yahoo.com. Region: Marion. Cost: $2 per participant. Thursday, July 24, 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 24, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Hetty’s Thrift Shoppe, 1061 Pleasant St. New Bedford, MA.

Children’s reading circle

For Kids Weekly children’s reading and activity hour, for children ages 3-6, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursdays, features stories, craft activities and snacks. Region: Westport. Venue website: http://www.partnersvillagestore.com. Cost: Free. Phone: (508) 636-2572. Thursday, July 24, 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. “2 Autumns, 3 Winters,” July 24  All Films shown 11 a.m. Thursdays. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 732 Dartmouth St.

Crabgrass

Concerts Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.newbedfordsumemrfest.com. Summary: New Bedford Whaling National Historic Park: Thursday Night Concerts taking place 6:30-7:30 p.m. through Aug. 28. Next concerts: Crabgrass (maritime music), July 24. For information visit www.newbedfordsumemrfest.com. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 33 William St.

Cranberry Coast Concerts: Outstanding Young Artists Concert

Concerts Region: Wareham. Venue website: http://www.cranberrycoastconcerts.com. Summary: Cranberry Coast Concerts: Outstanding Young Artists Concert, 7:30 p.m. July 24 at Murray Unitarian Universalist Church, Attleboro and 7 p.m. July 25, Eastern Bank, Wareham. $20 general, $18 seniors and students, children 5-17 free. For tickets and information visit www.cranberrycoastconcerts.com or call (508) 491-8888. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 12:00 PM – Friday, July 25, 2014, 1:00 PM. Attleboro and Wareham.

Line dancing with Laura

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

Audtions for “Cabaret”

On Stage Region: Wareham. Summary: Buzzards Play Productions. Call Backs 1-4 p.m. July 27. Show will be in October. For more information and tickets call (508) 591-3065 or email buzzardsplayprod@gmail.com or visit www.buzzardsplayproductions.com. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 3065 Cranberry Hwy.

Kool Kids After School program

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

Martinis & Meatballs!

Fall River Summary: Stop by for a $5.00 Svedka martini and complimentary meatballs!! Every Thursday evening from 5-10 p.m. Region: Fall River. Venue website: https://thetipsytoboggan.com. Email: tipsytoboggan.fallriver@gmail.com. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Tipsy Toboggan 75 Ferry St. Fall River, Mass. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Afrika Rainbow

Concerts Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.newbedfordsumemrfest.com. Summary: New Bedford Whaling National Historic Park: Thursday Night Concerts taking place 6:30-7:30 p.m. through Aug. 28. Next concerts: Afrika Rainbow (Cape Verdean reggae), July 31. For information visit www.newbedfordsumemrfest.com. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 33 William St.

"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, July 24, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Holiday Inn of Taunton 700 Myles Standish Boulevard Taunton, Mass. 02780.

“Altitude Adjustment: A Quest for Love, Home and Meaning in the Tetons"

Books Region: Dartmouth. Phone: (508) 999-0726. Summary: Presents Author and Dartmouth High School graduate Mary Beth Baptiste. Baptiste will present “Altitude Adjustment: A Quest for Love, Home and Meaning in the Tetons.”. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Southworth Library, 732 Dartmouth St.

Yu-Gi-Oh club

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

Audtions for “Cabaret”

On Stage Region: Wareham. Summary: Buzzards Play Productions.  Auditions 7-9 p.m. July 24, 1-4 p.m. July 26. Call Backs 1-4 p.m. July 27. Show will be in October. For more information and tickets call (508) 591-3065 or email buzzardsplayprod@gmail.com or visit www.buzzardsplayproductions.com. Thursday, July 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 3065 Cranberry Hwy.

Members’ night

Nightlife / Clubs Thursdays. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 858-5110. Thursday, July 24, 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 24, 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 24, 2014, 9:00 PM – Friday, July 25, 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, July 25, 2014, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 102 County St. Fall River, MA.

Next to New Thrift Shop

Sales 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday-Saturday in the Fellowship Hall of the First Congregational Church. (508) 291-8081 or (508) 295-1630. Region: Wareham. Friday, July 25, 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. July 25, Boston Soul Revue with FOXX Dream Girls will perform. For information visit www.newbedford-ma.gov. Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Downtown New Bedford.

“The Dixie Swim Club” Marion Art Center

On Stage Region: Marion. Venue website: http://www.marionartcenter.org. Summary: Presents “The Dixie Swim Club,” July 25-Aug. 3. Tickets $12.50 members, $15 non-members. For information call (508) 763-2327 or visit www.marionartcenter.org. Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 80 Pleasant 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. Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, July 27, 2014, 1:00 PM. 684 Purchase St.

Priscilla Beach Theatre: “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,”

On Stage Region: Plymouth. Venue website: http://www.brownpapertickets.com. Summary: Priscilla Beach Theatre presents “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” July 25-Aug. 3. Tickets $20 general admission and $10 seniors and matinee tickets. (508) 224-4888. Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, August 3, 2014, 1:00 PM. 800 Rocky Hill Road.

Mosque Prayer Service

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

Kool Kids After School program

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

Marion concert Band

Concerts Region: Marion. Summary: Presents “Young People’s Concert,” July 25. Concert will be held at the Robert Broomhead Bandstand. Friday, July 25, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Island Wharf, Front St.

GoodTyme CountryTyme Dancers

Dance Region: Taunton. Summary: Hosting a Country & Western dance at the Holy Ghost Hall, July 25. 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. Wear your Red, White and Blue for an additional drawing for free admission to next dance. For more information contact JoAnn at (774) 202-5543 or visit www/goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Friday, July 25, 2014, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 545 Middleboro Ave.

Family meat raffle

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

Community Drum Circle

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

Cowboy Al’s Karaoke Show

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

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, July 25, 2014, 7:00 PM. Baker Books, 69 State Road (Route 6), Dartmouth, MA.

Scrabble and Chess

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

New Bedford Symphony Orchestra

Concerts Region: Marion. Summary: Presents “Crazy Eights” with Festival String Octet. Free. Friday, July 25, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. St. Gabriel’s Church, 124 front St.

Meat raffles

Sales 7:30 p.m. Fridays. Live entertainment follows. Region: Lakeville. Phone: (508) 763-8878. Friday, July 25, 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, July 25, 2014, 8:00 PM – Saturday, July 26, 2014, 1:00 AM. New Cape Verdean Band Club, 185 Acushnet Ave. New Bedford, MA.

DJ Dan

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

Karaoke

Nightlife / Clubs Region: Fall River. Phone: (508) 677-2180. Friday, July 25, 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: Porter Lecture - “The Intelligent Glue that Holds Us Together” – Richard Hynes, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Region: Woods Hole. Friday, July 25, 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, July 25, 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, July 25, 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, July 25, 2014, 9:30 PM – Saturday, July 26, 2014, 1:00 AM. Seaport Inn & Marina, 110 Middle St. Fairhaven, MA.

Nature photography walk

Outdoors Summary: Buzzards Bay Coalition presents Nature photography walk with Whaling City Camera Club. Registration required, email bayadventures@savebuzzardsbay.org or call (508) 999-6262, ext. 219. Meet at Cornell Farm parking area. Region: Dartmouth. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. Smith Neck Road.

Walking club

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

Thrift Shop

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

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, July 26, 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, July 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. 136 Rivet St. Rivet and County streets, New Bedford, MA.

Food pantry

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

Used book sale

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

Ascension Thrift Shop

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

Next to New Thrift Shop

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

Freetown’s Community Day 2014

Bits & Pieces Summary: Taking place at Calvary Pentecostal Church. Clowns, pony rides, moonwalks, talent show, dunk tank and more. Region: Freetown. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. 33 Braley Road.

Super duper summer fair

Bits & Pieces Summary: Fun for all ages! Children's crafts and games, music by local groups. Famous lobster rolls, sidewalk grill, prepared foods, baked goods, candy, cheese, blueberries. Silent auction, hand crafted items, white elephant, plants, vegetables, gifts, books, nautical and sports items. Region: Marion. Directions: Route 195 to Exit 20, right to 28 Main Street. Artist/event website: http://www.marionfirstchurch.org/. Venue website: http://www.marionfirstchurch.org/. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 28 Main Street Marion, Mass. 02738.

Super Duper Summer Fair

Bits & Pieces Summary: At First Congregational church of Marion. Crafts tables, White Elephants, silent auction, lunch of lobster rolls and chicken salad wraps and more. For more information visit www.marionfirstchurch.org. Region: Marion. Venue website: http://www.marionfirstchurch.org. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 28 Main St.

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, July 26, 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, July 26, 2014, 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM. United House of Prayer for All People, New Bedford, MA.

Encore Boutique

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

St. Paul United Methodist Church

Sales Summary: Rummage sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 26. Frozen lobster sale as well, $40 for two pounds. Region: New Bedford. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 884 Kempton St.

Touch a truck

For Free Region: Dighton. Venue website: http://www.dightonlibrary.org. Phone: 508-669-6421. Email: landrews@sailsinc.org. Summary: Would you like to sit in a fire engine? How much fun would it be to climb into a dump truck or a back hoe? Did you ever wonder what it looks like inside a police car? Come to the field behind town hall to see lots of town owned vehicles. Children will be able to see these cool vehicles up close and touch them if they want. Families are invited to stay after 4 p.m. and enjoy Cruise Night and see amazing antique vehicles. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Dighton Town Hall 979 Somerset Ave. Dighton, Mass. 02715.

Chess Club

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

Running Brook Vineyard & Winery

Concerts Region: Dartmouth. Summary: Running Brook Vineyard & Winery presents their Local music and wine summer series 1-5 p.m. on select dates: Cigar and Port Wine Bash with Saucy Jack. $25. Free, bring and picnic. (508) 985-1998. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 335 Old Fall River Road.

Brew day

Books Region: Westport. Venue website: http://www.partnersvillagestore.com. Summary: Partners Village Store: Celebrating Brew day with author Lauren Clark. Clark is author of “Crafty Bastards (Beer in New England from Mayflower to Modern Day” and will be on hand to sign her book as well as samples from Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project. Free.  For more information, visit www.partnersvillagestore.com. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 865 Main Road.

New Bedford Symphony Orchestra

Concerts Region: Wareham. Summary: Presents “Crazy Eights” with Festival String Octet. Free. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Church of the Good Shepherd, 74 High St.

Ham and bean supper

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

10th Annual Barn Dance - Westport Land Conservation Trust

Dance Region: Westport. Registration/reservations: www.westportlandtrust.org. Phone: 508-636-9228. Email: info@westportlandtrust.org. Artist/event website: www.westportlandtrust.org. Summary: The friend raiser of the summer! Celebrate the Westport Land Conservation Trust and the 4,000+ acres preserved in Westport. You're invited to the 10th Annual Barn Dance, July 26, 6-10 p.m. at the Barnett's Farm at 200 Cornell Road. Live music by Los Texicanos and BBQ dinner from Wes' Rib House. Check out www.westportlandtrust.org for more details! Saturday, July 26, 2014, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Barnett's Farm, 200 Cornell Road, Westport, Mass. 02790.

Barn Dance - Westport Land Conservation Trust

Dance Region: Westport. Registration/reservations: westportlandtrust.org. Phone: 508-636-9228. Email: info@westportlandtrust.org. Artist/event website: www.westportlandtrust.org. Summary: The Westport Land Conservation Trust invites you to the 10th Annual Barn Dance. The event of the summer is slated to take place Saturday, July 26, 2014 at The Barnett’s Farm, 200 Cornell Road, Westport, from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Your ticket includes a BBQ rib dinner with a vegetarian option catered by Wes’ Rib House of Olneyville, R.I. and Live Music. A cash bar will feature local brews and wines from Westport River Winery. Bring your neighbors and bring your friends. Everyone’s invited! Tickets are only… Saturday, July 26, 2014, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Barnett Farm, 200 Cornell Road Westport, Mass. 02790.

Meat raffles

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

C.A.P.E. Coffeehouse

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

Losing the Miracle: The FDA and the Controversy over Livestock Antibiotics

Lectures / Seminars Phone: (508) 289-7139. Summary: A talk by author and independent journalist Maryn McKenna, Senior Fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University and Recipient of the 2013 Byron H. Waksman Award for Excellence in the Public Communication of Life Science. Abstract: The discovery that antibiotics could improve yields in livestock production was made in 1948, at the start of the antibiotic era, and within a decade, the drugs’ administration became routine. By 1969, the first alarms had been raised… Region: New Bedford. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 7:00 PM. Lillie Auditorium Marine Biological Laboratory 7 MBL Street, Woods Hole.

Weekly dances at the Holy Ghost Club

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

DJ

Nightlife / Clubs Plays old school music, Saturdays. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 994-8851. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 8:00 PM – Sunday, July 27, 2014, 1:00 AM. New Cape Verdean Band Club, 185 Acushnet Ave. New Bedford, 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, July 26, 2014, 8:30 PM – Sunday, July 27, 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, July 26, 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, July 26, 2014, 9:00 PM – Sunday, July 27, 2014, 1:00 AM. 281 Appleton St. New Bedford, MA.

DJ George

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

DJ Gray

Nightlife / Clubs Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 992-8119. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 PM – Sunday, July 27, 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, July 27, 2014, 8:00 AM. Buttonwood Senior Center, 1 Oneida St. New Bedford, MA.

All-you-can-eat breakfast buffets

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

A free day

For Free Region: New Bedford. Directions: Visit www.bpzoo.org for directions. Phone: 5089916178. Email: info@bpzoo.org. Summary: Please join us for a free day at the Buttonwood Park Zoo in memory of Shulamith R. Friedland. Admission will be free at the Buttonwood Park Zoo on Sunday, July 27. The Zoo will be open 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. with the last admission at 4:15 p.m. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:15 PM. Buttonwood Park Zoo.

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, July 27, 2014, 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM. United House of Prayer for All People, New Bedford, MA.

Next to New Thrift Shop

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

BBP: Romeo and Juliet

On Stage Region: Wareham. Artist/event website: http://www.buzzardsplayproductions.com. Summary: Buzzards Play Productions: Presents “Romeo and Juliet” Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays throughout the month of July. Admission is free. For more information and tickets call (508) 591-3065 or email buzzardsplayprod@gmail.com or visit www.buzzardsplayproductions.com. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 3065 Cranberry Highway.

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, July 27, 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, July 27, 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, July 27, 2014, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Sixth Bristol Club/Pub 6th, 736 Ashley Blvd. New Bedford, MA.

Running Brook Vineyard & Winery

Concerts Region: Dartmouth. Summary: Running Brook Vineyard & Winery presents Big City Band. Free, bring and picnic. (508) 985-1998. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 335 Old Fall River Road.

Creole music

Nightlife / Clubs 7-11 p.m. Sundays, $3. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 858-5110. Sunday, July 27, 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, July 27, 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, July 27, 2014, 9:00 PM. The Regatta, 392 Davol St. Battleship Cove, Fall River, MA.

Karaoke with JK Music

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

HealthFirst Family Care Center

Fall River Financial counseling available from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday to help uninsured residents of Greater Fall River complete MassHealth/Commonwealth Care applications. Paulette Couture, (508) 679-8111, Ext. 238. Region: Fall River. Monday, July 28, 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… Monday, July 28, 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, July 28, 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, July 28, 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, July 28, 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.

SandyWoods Center for the arts: Newport Bridgefest Concerts

Concerts Region: Tiverton. Summary: SandyWoods Center for the arts: Newport Bridgefest Concerts, July 28-31. Performances from The Kinny Millionaires, The Copacetics, Joe Fitz and Shotgun. For more information visit www.newportbridgefest.com. Monday, July 28, 2014, 12:00 PM – Thursday, July 31, 2014, 1:00 PM. 43 Muse Way.

BBP: Romeo and Juliet

On Stage Region: Wareham. Artist/event website: http://www.buzzardsplayproductions.com. Summary: Buzzards Play Productions: Presents “Romeo and Juliet” Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays throughout the month of July. Admission is free. For more information and tickets call (508) 591-3065 or email buzzardsplayprod@gmail.com or visit www.buzzardsplayproductions.com. Monday, July 28, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 3065 Cranberry Highway.

Westport Public Library Annual Summer Paperback Sale

Sales Westport Public Library: Annual Summer Paperback Sale, July 28-Aug. 8. Stock replenished often, all books $1-$1.50. Region: New Bedford. Monday, July 28, 2014, 12:00 PM – Friday, August 8, 2014, 1:00 PM. Manton Community Room, 408 Old County Road.

Ballroom and line dancing

Dance 1-4 p.m. Mondays. Live music by Lionel Soares, Danny St. Amand and Joe Frascetti. Refreshments, door prizes. Region: Dartmouth. Monday, July 28, 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, July 28, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Ashley Blvd. entrance to Brooklawn Park.

Kool Kids After School program

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

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, July 28, 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, July 28, 2014, 4:15 PM – 5:45 PM. Center School, Barstow Street, Mattapoisett, MA.

Millicent Library book group

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

MBL Free lecture

For Free Region: Woods Hole. Summary: MBL: Free lecture, “Losing the Miracle: The FDA and the Controversy Over Livestock Antibiotics.". Monday, July 28, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. MBL’s Lillie Auditorium, 7 MBL St.

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. Monday, July 28, 2014, 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM. The Stables at Edith Wharton's Mount, 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox, 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, July 29, 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… Tuesday, July 29, 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. Tuesday, July 29, 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, July 29, 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, July 29, 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, July 29, 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, July 29, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 247B Tremont St.

BBP: Romeo and Juliet

On Stage Region: Wareham. Artist/event website: http://www.buzzardsplayproductions.com. Summary: Buzzards Play Productions: Presents “Romeo and Juliet” Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays throughout the month of July. Admission is free. For more information and tickets call (508) 591-3065 or email buzzardsplayprod@gmail.com or visit www.buzzardsplayproductions.com. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 3065 Cranberry Highway.

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, July 29, 2014, 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Liberal Club, 20 Star St. Fall River, MA.

Brazilian music workshop

Bits & Pieces Summary: 2014 Summer Program in Portuguese presented by UMass Dartmouth. Next event: Brazilian music workshop with Prof. Dario Borim, host of the weekly radio show, “Brazilliance,” 1 p.m. July 29. Region: Dartmouth. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Library room 314. 285 Old Westport Ave.

Kool Kids After School program

For Kids Includes homework time, computer activities and various sports and games, transportation from all Fairhaven schools, including on early release days. Region: Fairhaven. Venue website: http://www.fairhavenrecreation.com. Phone: (508) 993-9269. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Fairhaven Recreation Department, 227 Huttleston Ave. Fairhaven, MA.

New Bedford Symphony Orchestra

Concerts Region: Buzzards Bay. Summary: Concert at Mass Maritime. Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the opening of the Cape Cod Canal. Free. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 101 Academy Dr.

Food pantry

Sales 5-6 p.m. last Tuesdays. Region: New Bedford. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, 136 Rivet St. Rivet and County streets, New Bedford, MA.

Nichole Bernier

Books Region: Lakeville. Phone: (508) 947-9028. Summary: Lakeville Public Library presents a Book discussion, signing and reading with author Nichole Bernier. Bernier is author of “The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D.”. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 4 Precinct St.

“Despicable Me 2”

For Kids Region: Wareham. Venue website: http://www.warehamcrossing.com. Summary: Wareham Crossing: Movie nights each Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. through July 29. July 29, “Despicable Me 2” will be screened. For information visit www.warehamcrossing.com. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Wareham Crossing.

Knitters Circle

Bits & Pieces 6-8 p.m. alternate Tuesdays. Crochet and other handwork welcome. Region: Acushnet. Phone: (508) 998-0270. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Russell Memorial Library, 88 Main St. Acushnet, MA.

Scholastic Chess Club

For Kids For students ages 6 and up, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays in the library meeting room, call Joe Macdonald at (508) 295-0563. Region: Wareham. Venue website: http://www.warehamfreelibrary.org. Cost: No membership fees. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Wareham Free Library, 59 Marion Road, Wareham, MA.

Silver City Twirlers

Dance Weekly workshops, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Region: Taunton. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Oak Hill Mobile Park, Taunton, MA.

Madeira Film Festival

For Free Region: New Bedford. Summary: “On the Road in New Bedford,” at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. In collaboration with PALCUS, ten short, Portuguese films from the Azores, Madeira and Portugal will be screened. Films will be shown in English or have English subtitles. Free. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 18 Johnny Cake Hill.

Pearly Baker Band

Nightlife / Clubs Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.thesixthbristolclub.com. Tuesday, July 29, 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, July 29, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. 2416 G.A.R. Highway, Route 6, Swansea, 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. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM. The Stables at Edith Wharton's Mount, 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox, Mass.

Open Mic with Kyle Andree

Nightlife / Clubs Region: Fall River. Phone: (508) 324-6333. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 10:00 PM – Wednesday, July 30, 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, July 30, 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… Wednesday, July 30, 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, July 30, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 1997 Acushnet Avenue, New Bedford, MA.

Young Children’s Storytime

For Kids For ages 3-5, 10 a.m. Thursdays, includes a light snack and craft. Region: Dartmouth. Cost: All events are free. Phone: (508) 997-6700. Wednesday, July 30, 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, July 30, 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, July 30, 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, July 30, 2014, 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM. First Unitarian Church, 71 Eighth St. New Bedford, MA.

Brazilian music workshop

Bits & Pieces Summary: 2014 Summer Program in Portuguese presented by UMass Dartmouth. Next event: Film screening, “O jardim do outro homem (Another Man’s Garden).". Region: Dartmouth. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Library room 314. 285 Old Westport Ave.

Southcoast Health Systems Weekly Farmers Markets

Sales Summary: 2-5 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, South Coast Business Center. For information visit www.southcoast.org/famersmarket or call (508) 973-5079. Region: Fairhaven. Venue website: http://www.southcoast.org/famersmarket. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 200 Mill Road.

Kool Kids After School program

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

Music at Sunset - Super Chief Trio

Concerts Region: Bristol. Registration/reservations: To RSVP please call (401)253-2707 or go to. Phone: (401)253-2707. Email: amillora@blithewold.org. Directions: From Newport Take Route 114 North through Middletown and Portsmouth. At the junction of Rt. 114 and Rt. 24 bear left, Rt. 114 Bristol. Signs for Rt. 114 are unclear from this point so be sure to take a left at each of the next two stop lights, staying on Rt. 114. Cross the Mount Hope Bridge to enter Bristol and bear left at the fork onto Rt. 114 (Ferry Road). Blithewold is ¼ mile on the left. From Providence Take Exit 7 off Interstate 195. Follow Rt. 114 South for approximately 13 ½ miles through B… Venue website: http://www.blithewold.org/. Artist/event website: http://www.blithewold.org/event/show/729. Summary: Spread out a blanket and unpack the picnic basket, soak up the warmth of the summer sun, and enjoy the sunset over Narragansett Bay, all while savoring a kaleidoscope of musical performances over the summer. Our exciting musical line-up this year includes jazz, swing, boogie-woogie and blues, folk and Cajun. A perfect way to celebrate the summer with friends and family! Guests are encouraged to BYOB, picnic dinner, and chairs or blankets. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum 101 Ferry Road (Rt. 114) Bristol, R.I. 02809.

Weekly suppers

Potluck 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays. Region: Buzzards Bay. Cost: $5. Phone: (508) 759-9974. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 5:45 PM. Buzzards Bay Eagles, 29 Cohasset Ave. Buzzards Bay, MA.

Apponagansett Summer Concert Series

Concerts Region: Dartmouth. Summary: Presents Jammin, Bob Marley Tribute. $4 per person in advance or $5 per person at the gate, children under 12 free. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Apponagansett Park.

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, July 30, 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, July 30, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Fort Taber Park, New Bedford, MA.

Shattuck Summer Film Series

For Free Region: Westport. Phone: (508) 636-4177. Summary: Dedee Shattuck Gallery: Kickstarter Film Festival, taking place 8 p.m. July 30. Screening of Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry,” a film by Alison Klayman. Screening\ will be held outside, projected onto the exterior of the gallery. For information call (508) 636-4177. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 1 Partners Lane.

Book club

Books Meets 6:30 p.m. last Wednesdays. For the book selection, call (508) 295-9622. Region: Wareham. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 6:30 PM. Gleason Family YMCA, 33 Charge Pond Road, Wareham, 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, July 30, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Summer Evening Lecture Series: A Village Divided: Sagamore & the Cape Cod Canal

Lectures / Seminars Phone: (508)833-9678. Summary: What happens to a community when a canal cuts through your town? Donald "Jerry" Ellis will discuss the impact that the Canal construction had on businesses and the daily life of residents in Sagamore from 1911 to the present. Region: Sandwich. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Cape Cod Canal Visitor Center 60 Ed Moffitt Drive Sandwich, Mass. 02563.

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, July 30, 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, July 30, 2014, 8:00 PM – Thursday, July 31, 2014, 1:00 AM. Seaport Inn & Marina, 110 Middle St. Fairhaven, 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. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM. The Stables at Edith Wharton's Mount, 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox, Mass.

Dumb Derek Acoustic Show

Nightlife / Clubs Region: Fall River. Phone: (508) 324-6333. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 10:00 PM – Thursday, July 31, 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, 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.

Kool Kids After School program

For Kids Includes homework time, computer activities and various sports and games, transportation from all Fairhaven schools, including on early release days. Region: Fairhaven. Venue website: http://www.fairhavenrecreation.com. Phone: (508) 993-9269. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Fairhaven Recreation Department, 227 Huttleston Ave. Fairhaven, 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.