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Astronomer Day

Bits & Pieces Summary: Bristol Community College. Internationally-recognizes astronomer, Kally Beatty, and actor Mike Francis to speak at BBC’s Astronomer Day, 2-6 p.m. Oct. 22. Hosted by the Bristol Community College Astrnonomy Club, event to feature exhibits and fun games and lectures. Free and open to the public. Region: Fall River. Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 2:00 AM – 6:00 AM. 777 Elsbree St.

Downtown New Bedford, Inc.

Bits & Pieces Summary: 25th Anniversary Annual Meeting luncheon. Guest speakers and awards to honor local members. Tickets are $50 and can be reserved by calling (508) 990-2777 by Oct. 17. Region: New Bedford. Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Waypoint Event Center, Fairfield Inn, 185 McArthur Dr.

Southworth Library Fall Book Sale

Sales Summary: Southworth Library: Fall Book Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 23-24 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 25. Members preview 5-7 p.m. Oct. 22, membership available at the door. Region: Dartmouth. Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 12:00 PM – Saturday, October 25, 2014, 1:00 PM. 732 Dartmouth St.

Lizzie Borden and the 40 Whacks

Registration/reservations: none. Phone: 508-336-8230 x5130. Email: library@seekonkpl.org. Directions: 410 Newman Ave, Seekonk, Mass. 02771. Venue website: http://www.seekonkpl.org. Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Seekonk Public Library.

Beginner country line dance class

Dance Region: Tiverton. Phone: 774-202-5543. Email: gtctdancers@comcast.net. Venue website: www.goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Artist/event website: www.goodtymecoutrytymedancers.com. Summary: Beginner country Line Dance Lessons Dance terminology 6:30-7:00 p.m. Line dance lessons 7:00-8:30 p.m. 6 weeks at  $48.00pp pre-paid. Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. VFW Silvia Post 134 ShoveSt. Tiverton, R.I.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Also Saturday at 2:00PM to 2:45PM. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

“Notable People Buried in Lakeville"

Bits & Pieces Summary: Lakeville Historical Society Meeting:Jean Douillette will present a talk “Notable People Buried in Lakeville." Presentation is free and open to the public. Region: Lakeville. Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. United Church of Christ, 1 Precinct St.

CVPA Campus Gallery: “What Are You Thinking”

Exhibits & Galleries Region: Dartmouth. Summary: “What Are You Thinking,” an exhibition of Artisanry Alumni, Oct. 23-Nov. 6. Reception 4-6 p.m. Oct. 30. Thursday, October 23, 2014, 12:00 PM – Thursday, November 6, 2014, 1:00 PM. UMass Dartmouth, Visual and Performing Arts building, first floor, Room 154, 285 Old Westport Road.

Boston Book Festival

Books Region: Boston. Venue website: http://www.bostonbookfestival.org. Summary: Oct. 23-25 at locations in and around Copley Square. Over 50 free sessions, activities and more. Thursday, October 23, 2014, 12:00 PM – Saturday, October 25, 2014, 1:00 PM. Copley Square.

The Gamm Theatre: “Hedda Gabler”

On Stage Region: Pawtucket. Venue website: http://www.gammtheatre.org. Phone: (401) 723-4266. Summary: The Gamm Theatre: Presents “Hedda Gabler,” Oct. 23-Nov. 30. Tickets $30-$49. Thursday, October 23, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, November 30, 2014, 1:00 PM. 172 Exchange St.

Henery H. Rogers Walking Tours

For Free Region: Fairhaven. Phone: (508) 979-4085. Email: fairhaventours@aol.com. Summary: Extended through October. Tours start 10 a.m. Thursdays outside Town Hall. For information email fairhaventours@aol.com or call (508) 979-4085. Thursday, October 23, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 40 Center 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, October 23, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. The Arbors of Taunton 763 County Street Taunton, Mass. 02780.

“Herb and Dorothy”

Museums Summary: New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks!: Screening of the documentary “Herb and Dorothy.". Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.newbedfordartmuseum.org. Phone: (508) 961-3072. Thursday, October 23, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 608 Pleasant St.

Ellis Boston Antique Show

Museums Summary: Ellis Boston Antique Show, Oct. 23-26. Region: New Bedford. Artist/event website: http://www.whalingmuseum.org. Phone: (508) 997-0046. Thursday, October 23, 2014, 7:00 PM – Sunday, October 26, 2014, 8:00 PM. 18 Johnny Cake Hill.

Saints and Singers chorus starting rehearsals for Christmas season

Bits & Pieces Summary: Like to Sing? Saints and Singers chorus is starting rehearsals for the Christmas season on Thursday, Sept. 4th, at 7:00 pm, Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne (next to the Bourne Library). Come join us for a pot-luck supper, hear the cantata, and become part of the Saints and Singers family. We are an ecumenical chorus, entering our 36th year, dedicated to bringing God’s message to communities in southeast New England through music. We rehearse once a week, on Thursdays, at Bourne Uni… Region: Bourne. Directions: If traveling from the Wareham or New Bedford area, go over the Bourne Bridge, take the first right in front of the police station, then take an immediate right down the hill, turn left, the Bourne United Methodist Church is about 1/8 of a mile down Sandwich Rd. on the right-hand side (right before the Bourne Library). Phone: 598-958-7479. Email: saintsandsingerschorus@yahoo.com. Thursday, October 23, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne, Mass. 02532.

Third annual Drag Show

Bits & Pieces Summary: Third annual Drag Show at UMass Dartmouth. www.umassd.edu/cwgs for information. Region: Dartmouth. Artist/event website: http://www.umassd.edu. Thursday, October 23, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Main Auditorium, 285 Old Westport Road.

“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 24, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 33 William St.

Pilobolus

Dance Region: Boston. Summary: Boston Celebrity Series:Presents Pilobolus at Citi Shubert Theatre, Oct. 24-25. Tickets start at $35, visit www.celebrityseries.org for tickets. Friday, October 24, 2014, 12:00 PM – Saturday, October 25, 2014, 1:00 PM. 270 Tremont St.

Buzzards Play Productions: “Cabaret”

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

Nemasket River Productions: “Political Suicide”

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

Plymouth Community Theatre

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

10th annual Connecting For Change

Bits & Pieces Summary: Taking place in New Bedford, Oct. 24-25. Two day solutions based gathering that brings together a diverse audience to create deep and positive change in the community. For information visit www.connectingforchange.org. Region: New Bedford. Artist/event website: http://www.connectingforchange.org. Friday, October 24, 2014, 12:00 PM – Saturday, October 25, 2014, 1:00 PM. New Bedford.

Boo at the Zoo

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

Series of International Films

For Free Region: Dartmouth. Summary: UMAss Dartmouth:Series of International Films presents by the College of Arts and Science to continue with a screening of “A Bad Day to Go Fishing,” Oct. 24. Free. Next screening All films are screened 7:30 p.m. and shown in Room 153, CVPA, 285 Old Westport Road, Dartmouth. For information call (508) 999-8255 or email ltavares4@umassd.edu. Friday, October 24, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Room 153, CVPA, 285 Old Westport Road.

Rummage sale

Sales Summary: Good used clothing, shoes, costumes, toys, household items, furniture, linens, and books. Region: Dartmouth. Friday, October 24, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Congregational Church 17 Middle Street South Dartmouth, Mass.

Ann Hood

Books Region: Westport. Venue website: http://www.partnersvillagestore.com. Summary: Partners Village Store presents a book signing with Ann Hood, author of “An Italian Wife." Free, call (508) 636-2572 to reserve a seat.  For more information, visit www.partnersvillagestore.com. Friday, October 24, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. 865 Main Road.

Ann Hood

Books Region: Westport. Venue website: http://www.partnersvillagestore.com. Summary: Partners Village Store presents a book signing with Ann Hood, author of “An Italian Wife." Free, call (508) 636-2572 to reserve a seat.  For more information, visit www.partnersvillagestore.com. Friday, October 24, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. 865 Main Road.

Robert M. Desrosiers

Bits & Pieces Summary: Middleboro Rotary to honor Robert M. Desrosiers at the Fireside Grille. Desrosiers is the recipient of the 27th Annual “Vocational Excellence and Community Service Award.” For reservations call Dan Medeiros before Oct. 16 at (508) 415-7216. Region: Middleboro. Phone: (508) 415-7216. Friday, October 24, 2014, 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM. 30 Bedford St.

GoodTyme CountryTyme Dancers

Dance Region: Taunton. Venue website: http://www/goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Summary: Hosting a dance at the Holy Ghost Hall, Oct. 24. Comes dance the oldest & newest dances to today’s Country Music with DJ JoAnn Cardoza. Line and couple’s dance lesson will be offered. Dancing 7-11 p.m. admission $10 per person. For more information contact JoAnn at (774) 202-5543 or visit www/goodtymecountrytymedancers.com. Friday, October 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – Saturday, October 25, 2014, 12:00 AM. 545 Middleboro Ave.

Oxford Book Haven & Cafe

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

70th Anniversary of the Battle of Leyte Gulf

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

Rummage sale

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

American Precision Museum's 15th annual Model Engineering Show

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

Old Colony RVTHS 5th annual craft/vendor fair

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

Rosary for peace

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

First Congregational Church of Marion rummage sale

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

FREE ADMISSION at the Herreshoff Marine Museum

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

The Rita Hosking Family Trio

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

Fuller Craft Museum: 2014 Biennial Members Exhibition

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

Buzzards Play Productions: “Cabaret”

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

Nemasket River Productions: “Political Suicide”

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

Plymouth Community Theatre

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

Boo at the Zoo

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

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Unscary Halloween

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

Halloween party dinner-dance

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

Ole Fashioned Barn Party Hoe Down

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

Meat, Seafood and More Raffle

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

Basic Bee Keeping

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

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

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

All-you-can-eat breakfast

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

Rotary Club of Fall River

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

7th Annual Psychic Fair fundraiser

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

Grace Gospel Church moves to Somerset

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

Allen C. Haskell Public Garden Grand Opening

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

Opening of Allen C. Haskell Public Garden

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

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Inc.

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

Plymouth Community Theatre

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

Boo at the Zoo

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

Carlos Eire

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

Tri-County Symphonic Band

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

Special Olympics Program

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

Farmers Market at Saint Anne’s Hospital

Bits & Pieces Select patients enrolled in the hospital’s diabetes education program may use special “Steward Bucks” vouchers for this market. Other accepted forms of payment include cash, check, debit and credit cards, and SNAP. Free valet parking is available, too. Summary: Enjoy fresh, locally grown produce and other healthy goods at Saint Anne’s Hospital's weekly Farmers Market. Held in conjunction with Silverbrook Farm of Dartmouth, the market features locally grown produce and locally made products, as well as information about community programs and services aimed at promoting a healthier lifestyle, demonstrations, recipes, and samples of healthy food offerings using seasonal ingredients sold at the market. Region: Fall River. Directions: From New Bedford, MA/points east: Route I-195 West to Exit 7 (Plymouth Ave.). Follow to traffic lights at bottom of exit. Go left on Plymouth Ave. Follow for ½ mile to third set of traffic lights at top of hill (Lyon St.). Go right on Lyon St. and follow to stop sign (intersection with Second St.). Continue across intersection to Middle St. and follow Middle St. almost to traffic lights. Hospital entrances are on the left. Artist/event website: www.saintanneshospital.org. Venue website: www.saintanneshospital.org. Phone: 508-235-5289. Email: Tracy.Ibbotson@Steward.org. Monday, October 27, 2014, 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Saint Anne's Hospital 795 Middle Street Fall River, Mass. 02721. For more info visit www.steward.org.

Brooklawn Farmer’s Market

Sales Summary: Every Monday afternoon, 2-6 p.m. June 16-Oct. 27. Produce will be locally grown and current WIC’s Farmers Market Coupons and Elderly Coupons will be accepted. Region: New Bedford. Monday, October 27, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Ashley Blvd. entrance to Brooklawn Park.

Country line and couples dance lessons

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

Lizzie Borden and the 40 Whacks

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

Bear Cub Club

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

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

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

Greater New Bedford Civil War Round Table

Bits & Pieces Summary: Meets 7 p.m. fourth Tuesdays at the Fort Taber/Fort Rodman Military Museum. For information and directions, call Bob Lytle. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 542-7630. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Fort Taber Park.

Beginner country line dance class

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

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Also Saturday at 2:00PM to 2:45PM. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Henery H. Rogers Walking Tours

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

Saints and Singers chorus starting rehearsals for Christmas season

Bits & Pieces Summary: Like to Sing? Saints and Singers chorus is starting rehearsals for the Christmas season on Thursday, Sept. 4th, at 7:00 pm, Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne (next to the Bourne Library). Come join us for a pot-luck supper, hear the cantata, and become part of the Saints and Singers family. We are an ecumenical chorus, entering our 36th year, dedicated to bringing God’s message to communities in southeast New England through music. We rehearse once a week, on Thursdays, at Bourne Uni… Region: Bourne. Directions: If traveling from the Wareham or New Bedford area, go over the Bourne Bridge, take the first right in front of the police station, then take an immediate right down the hill, turn left, the Bourne United Methodist Church is about 1/8 of a mile down Sandwich Rd. on the right-hand side (right before the Bourne Library). Phone: 598-958-7479. Email: saintsandsingerschorus@yahoo.com. Thursday, October 30, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne, Mass. 02532.

“Whales, Tales and Sails”

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

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.

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.

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.

Country line and couples dance lessons

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

Bear Cub Club

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

Beginner country line dance class

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

Chess Club

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

Saints and Singers chorus starting rehearsals for Christmas season

Bits & Pieces Summary: Like to Sing? Saints and Singers chorus is starting rehearsals for the Christmas season on Thursday, Sept. 4th, at 7:00 pm, Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne (next to the Bourne Library). Come join us for a pot-luck supper, hear the cantata, and become part of the Saints and Singers family. We are an ecumenical chorus, entering our 36th year, dedicated to bringing God’s message to communities in southeast New England through music. We rehearse once a week, on Thursdays, at Bourne Uni… Region: Bourne. Directions: If traveling from the Wareham or New Bedford area, go over the Bourne Bridge, take the first right in front of the police station, then take an immediate right down the hill, turn left, the Bourne United Methodist Church is about 1/8 of a mile down Sandwich Rd. on the right-hand side (right before the Bourne Library). Phone: 598-958-7479. Email: saintsandsingerschorus@yahoo.com. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne, Mass. 02532.

“Whales, Tales and Sails”

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

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.

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.

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.

Talk: Elizabeth Reynard and Virginia Gildersleeve: Shaping the World, the Nation, and Cape Cod by Marsha Finley

Lectures / Seminars This event is FREE and open to the public. Registration/reservations: None. Phone: 508-945-2493. Directions: The Atwood House Museum is located at 347 Stage Harbor Road in Chatham, Mass.02633. Proceed on Route 28 to the small Traffic Circle in downtown Chatham where Stage Harbor Road begins, heading south. The Museum is about 1/2 mile down Stage Harbor Road, on the left. Venue website: http://www.chathamhistoricalsociety.org/. Summary: Elizabeth Reynard and Virginia Gildersleeve: Shaping the world, the nation, and Cape Cod gives brief biographies of both Reynard and Gildersleeve, with emphasis on the many important causes they were involved in. These include: women's educational equality and sufferage; the WAVES in WWII; the drafting of the UN Charter; and the establishment of a modern educational system in post-war Japan. Marsha Finley will also focus on Gildersleeve and Reynard’s love of Cape Cod: Reynard's books based on Cape folklore;… Region: Chatham. Sunday, November 9, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. The Atwood House Museum located at 347 Stage Harbor Road in Chatham, Mass.02633. For more info visit www.chathamhistoricalsociety.org.

Spirit of Grace

Religious Region: Dartmouth. Registration/reservations: For reservations call 508-991-8596. All participants must be accompanied by a parent or caretaker. Sunday, November 9, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. St. Peter's Church, Judith Clarke Center 351 Elm St Dartmouth, Mass.

Spirit of Grace service for autistic and special needs children

Religious Region: Dartmouth. Registration/reservations: Reservations are needed. Please call Andrea at 508-991-8596, Rev. Rebecca Blair at 508-992-9274, or Beryl at 508-493-4408. Phone: 508-991-8596. Email: andreat120@comcast.net. Directions: From New Bedford, take Dartmouth St.. Turn right on Prospect St.. Turn left on Elm Street. Sunday, November 9, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Judith Clarke Center at St. Peter's Church 351 Elm St So. Dartmouth, Mass.

Special Olympics Program

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

Country line and couples dance lessons

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

Bear Cub Club

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

Beginner country line dance class

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

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Also Saturday at 2:00PM to 2:45PM. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

"Get your Ducks in a Row"

Lectures / Seminars Registration/reservations: Call to Register/Reserve. Phone: 800-929-0491. Email: info@nbelderlaw.com. Artist/event website: www.myfamilyestateplanning.com. Summary: A FREE informational presentation sponsored by Surprenant & Beneski, P.C. reveals the legal steps you should consider if you loved one is in a Nursing Home or about to enter one soon. You will learn: • The new changes in the Medicaid laws and the steps you need to take right now to protect your finances. • Some of the biggest mistakes families of nursing home residents make and how you can avoid them. • Find out why “traditional” estate planning doesn’t work… and find out what does. • How gifting… Region: New Bedford. Thursday, November 13, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. The Wamsutta Club of New Bedford 427 County Street New Bedford, Mass. 02740.

Saints and Singers chorus starting rehearsals for Christmas season

Bits & Pieces Summary: Like to Sing? Saints and Singers chorus is starting rehearsals for the Christmas season on Thursday, Sept. 4th, at 7:00 pm, Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne (next to the Bourne Library). Come join us for a pot-luck supper, hear the cantata, and become part of the Saints and Singers family. We are an ecumenical chorus, entering our 36th year, dedicated to bringing God’s message to communities in southeast New England through music. We rehearse once a week, on Thursdays, at Bourne Uni… Region: Bourne. Directions: If traveling from the Wareham or New Bedford area, go over the Bourne Bridge, take the first right in front of the police station, then take an immediate right down the hill, turn left, the Bourne United Methodist Church is about 1/8 of a mile down Sandwich Rd. on the right-hand side (right before the Bourne Library). Phone: 598-958-7479. Email: saintsandsingerschorus@yahoo.com. Thursday, November 13, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Rd. Bourne, Mass. 02532.

“Whales, Tales and Sails”

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.