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Southcoast Health Systems Farmers market

Sales Summary: Southcoast Health Systems Weekly Farmers Markets at St. Luke’s Hospital. For information visit www.southcoast.org/famersmarket or call (508) 973-5079. Region: New Bedford. Phone: (508) 973-5079. Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 101 Page St.

Craig DeMelo

Concerts Region: Dartmouth. Summary: Apponagansett Summer Concert Series presents Craig DeMelo, Aug. 20. Shows 6-8 p.m. $4 per person in advance or $5 per person at the gate, children under 12 free. Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Apponagansett Park.

SUMMER CONCERT - LARRY BROWN SWINGLANE ORCHESTRA

Concerts Region: Seekonk. Phone: 508-336-8230 x5130. Email: library@seekonkpl.org. Directions: 410 Newman Ave. Seekonk, MA 02771. Venue website: http://www.seekonkpl.org. Artist/event website: https://www.facebook.com/LarryBrownSwinglaneOrchestra. Summary: This year Seekonk Public Library will take its annual summer concert series outside to the Meadows with four free concerts open to the public. Join us for the following wonderful performance (rain date to be determined as needed): LARRY BROWN SWINGLANE ORCHESTRA An 18 piece swing band with 2 vocalists sure to get you moving. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnics and enjoy this concert sponsored by The Friends of the Seekonk Library. Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Seekonk Public Library.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Also Saturday at 2:00PM to 2:45PM. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Summer Evening Lecture Series: Chasing Striped Bass from Shore: Opinions from an old Salt

Lectures / Seminars Phone: (508)833-9678. Summary: Ever wonder why 'that guy' is catching all the fish? The 'science or is it art' behind catching striped bass is discussed by a local fisherman. Jerry Gonsiewski has been chasing striped bass from shore for 40 years. his presentation will include Q & A, gear display, and hands on demo to help you become 'that guy/gal'. Region: Sandwich. Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Cape Cod Canal Visitor Center 60 Ed Moffitt Drive Sandwich, Mass. 02563.

Night Ranger

Concerts Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.zeiterion.org. Summary: Zeiterion Performing Arts Center. Tickets $35. Available at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center box office. Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 684 Purchase St.

Foreign and Independent Film Festival

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

Potluck with Todd McLeish

Potluck Summary: Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary presents a potluck dinner with natural history writer, Todd McLeish. McLeish will present “Tracking New England’s Most Imperiled Wildlife.” Copies of the book will be available for purchase as well. Free. Region: Dartmouth. Thursday, August 21, 2014, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Stone Barn, 786 Horseneck Road.

Martinis & Meatballs!

Fall River Summary: Stop by for a $5.00 Svedka martini and complimentary meatballs!! Every Thursday evening from 5-10 p.m. Region: Fall River. Venue website: https://thetipsytoboggan.com. Email: tipsytoboggan.fallriver@gmail.com. Thursday, August 21, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Tipsy Toboggan 75 Ferry St. Fall River, Mass. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

"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, August 21, 2014, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Surprenant & Beneski, PC 35 Arnold Street New Bedford, Mass. 02740.

Nettukkusqk Singers

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 concert, Nettukkusqk Singers, Native American songs, Aug. 21. For information visit www.newbedfordsumemrfest.com. Thursday, August 21, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 33 William St.

“A Salute to the Silver Screen”

Museums Summary: ROTCH-JONES-DUFF HOUSE & GARDEN MUSEUM: Presents “A Salute to the Silver Screen." Delight in hearing music from  your favorite Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals as well as music from “Les Miserables,” “Guys and Dolls” and “Jersey Boys.” Tickets $20 until Aug. 18 or $25 at the door. Visit website or call for tickets For information visit. Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.rjdmuseum.org. Phone: (508) 997-1401. Thursday, August 21, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 396 County St.

Westport Film Festival

Bits & Pieces Summary: Presented by the Westport Cultural Council. Aug. 21, “Farmagedden.” Screenings begin at 7 p.m. Region: Westport. Venue website: http://www.dedeeshattuckgallery.com. Thursday, August 21, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Dedee Shattuck Gallery, 1 Partners Lane.

15th Annual BCL Golf Benefit

Outdoors Summary: At The Back Nine Golf Club, 3:30-6:30 p.m. Aug. 22. $50, fee includes greens, carts, goodie bag, food and proceeds benefit efforts to advocate for adults with developmental disabilities and children with autism living in the Greater New Bedford Area. Region: Lakeville. Venue website: http://www.bettercommunity.com. Friday, August 22, 2014, 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM. 17 Heritage Hill Dr.

Cheryl Wheeler

Concerts Region: Westport. Summary: Westport Town Farm presents a concert from Cheryl Wheeler, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 22. $10 per person at the door. (508) 636-4693, ext. 103. Friday, August 22, 2014, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. 830 Drift Road.

Zoo night

Bits & Pieces Summary: Zoo Nights are designed to offer families an opportunity to enjoy the Zoo on cool summer nights, experience keeper chats and participate in children’s activities. Look for further details at www.bpzoo.org. Region: New Bedford. Directions: Visit www.bpzoo.org for directions. Phone: 508 991 4556. Email: info@bpzoo.org. Friday, August 22, 2014, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Buttonwood Park Zoo 425 Hawthorn Street, New Bedford, Mass. 02740.

Neal McCarthy Trio

Concerts Region: Westport. Venue website: http://www.westportrivers.com. Summary: Westport Rivers Winery Sunset Music Series every Friday 6-8 p.m. through September. Next concert, Neal McCarthy Trio, Aug. 22. Admission $10 per carload and beer, wine and SoCo local food will be served for a fee. Weather permitting. Friday, August 22, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 417 Hixbridge Road.

Marion Concert Band

Concerts Region: Marion. Summary: Presents “A Latin-American Festival” concert, 7 p.m. Aug. 22. Concert will be held at the Robert Broomhead Bandstand. Friday, August 22, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Robert Broomhead Bandstand, Island Wharf, Front St.

Sarah Brightman

Concerts Region: Providence. Venue website: http://www.ppacri.org. Summary: Providence Performing Arts Center. Tickets $45-$150. For Tickets, call (401) 421-2787 or visit www.ppacri.org. Friday, August 22, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 220 Weybosset St.

MBL Friday evening lecture

Lectures / Seminars Phone: 508 289 7423. Email: comm@mbl.edu. Summary: Lederberg Lecture – “From Yeast Cells to Patient Neurons: A Powerful Discovery Platform for Combating Neurodegenerative Diseases” – Susan Lindquist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Region: Woods Hole. Friday, August 22, 2014, 8:00 PM. Marine Biological Laboratory, Lillie Auditorium, 7 MBL Street, Woods Hole. For more info visit www.mbl.edu.

Rehoboth Contra dance

Dance Region: Rehoboth. Summary: With Lisa Greenleaf, Aug. 22. Dances at 8 p.m. introductory workshop at 7:30 p.m. $8. All dances taught, beginners welcome. Friday, August 22, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Goff Memorial Hall, 124 Bay State Road.

Church of the Good Shepherd annual yard sale

Sales Summary: Annual yard sale,many items to choose from rain or shine. Menu includes stuffed cabbage and corn-on-the-cob. Region: Fairhaven. Artist/event website: www.goodshepherdfairhaven.com. Phone: 508-991-8596. Saturday, August 23, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. 357 Main Street Fairhaven, Mass. 02719.

Family Sand Scuplture Festival

Outdoors Summary: At Horseneck Beach State Reservation, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 23. Three age categories will compete for prizes and title of King of sandcastle at the beach. Registration for individuals and teams begins 10:30-11 a.m. For more information call (508) 636-8816. Region: Westport. Saturday, August 23, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 5 John Reed Road.

Edaville USA: Curious George

For Kids Region: Carver. Venue website: http://www.edaville.com. Summary: Presents a weekend with Curious George and the Man in the Yellow hat, Aug. 23-24. Breakfast with Curious George available for $15 and rides with the two characters all day are free with park admission. For information visit www.edaville.com. Saturday, August 23, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, August 24, 2014, 1:00 PM. 5 Pine St.

57th Annual Agricultural Fair

Bits & Pieces Summary: To be held at the South middleborough Grange Hall. Any Massachusetts resident age 5 and up is allowed to enter contests in vegetables, fruits, needlework, photography, catering and more. For more inforamtion, visit www.massstategrange.com or call (508) 866-7845. Region: Middleboro. Saturday, August 23, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. 570 Wareham St.

Chess Club

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

Amy Black Duo

Concerts Region: Middleboro. Venue website: http://www.soulehomestead.org. Summary: Soule Homestead presents 2014 Summer Concert Series with  Amy Black Duo with Andy & Judy, Aug. 23. All shows family friendly. $10 tickets, 12 and under free. Bring chairs and a picnic dinner. For a full list of activities and more information, call (508) 947-6744 or visit www.soulehomestead.org. Saturday, August 23, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 46 Soule St.

Bluegrass Invitation Band

Concerts Region: Westport. Venue website: http://www.westportrivers.com. Summary: Westport Rivers Winery Sunset Music Series through September. Next concert, Neal McCarthy Trio, Aug. 22. Admission $10 per carload and beer, wine and SoCo local food will be served for a fee. Weather permitting. Saturday, August 23, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 417 Hixbridge Road.

Low Tide Yacht Club Clam Boil

Potluck Summary: Chef Lobo and company will be cooking. Open to everyone who knows a member or past member and affiliated yacht club members. $25. Region: New Bedford. Saturday, August 23, 2014, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 1000 Rodney French Blvd.

FROZEN family fun night at Simcock Farm

Bits & Pieces Summary: $5 per person to benefit The Foundation for Faces of Children. Make your own "Frozen" sundaes, Meet & Greet Ana and Elsa and get your picture taken with them, temporary tattoos, raffles, games and activities, chair massage and Reiki, meet the Simcock farm animals. 100% of proceeds will benefit Paces for Faces Walk! Special thanks to Simcock Farm and A Piece of Cake Parties. Region: Swansea. Phone: 508-677-5040. Saturday, August 23, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Simcock Farm 361 Marvel St. Swansea, Mass.

Jess Leary

Concerts Region: Middleboro. Summary: Titicut Green Coffee House Tickets $10, sold at the door. For more information call (617) 835-8504. Saturday, August 23, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 38 Plymouth St.

Todd Baptista’s “Doo Wop 10"

Concerts Region: New Bedford. Venue website: http://www.zeiterion.org. Summary: Zeiterion Performing Arts Center. Todd Baptista’s “Doo Wop 10: Summer Spectacular” featuring Shirley Alston Reeves, The Mystics, The Solitaires and Eddie Rich and the Swallows, 7 p.m. Aug. 23. Tickets $45. Available at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center box office. Saturday, August 23, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 684 Purchase St.

Farmer’s Market at Westport Town Farm

Sales Summary: Kicking off June 14 and will take place Saturdays 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. through September. Market will host over 12 local vendors offering shellfish, fresh flowers, vegetables, jewelry and more. For information contact sconnors@ttorg.org. Region: Westport. Saturday, August 23, 2014, 8:30 PM – Sunday, August 24, 2014, 1:30 AM. Westport Town Farm.

1st Annual Poker Run

Bits & Pieces Summary: Motorcycle Poker Run to benefit the Middleboro Veterans of Foreign Wars. Ride in memory of Joseph H. Thayer, Sr. Enjoy the ride, entertainment, food, raffles, prizes and more. All bikes welcome. Ride to Mattapoisett light house and back. Region: Middleboro. Directions: Start at Middleboro VFW, 12 Station Street, Middleboro, Mass. 02346. Registration/reservations: Register now or day of event. Call for registration materials or if you have any questions. Ask for Brian Thayer. Phone: 508-947-8648. Email: jmthayer7@comcast.net. Sunday, August 24, 2014, 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM. Middleboro VFW Post 2188, 12 Station Street, Middleboro, Mass. 02346.

Toph and Tom

Concerts Region: Dartmouth. Phone: (508) 985-1998. Summary: Running Brook Vineyard & Winery: Presents their Local music and wine summer series. Sunday, August 24, 2014, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 335 Old Fall River Road.

Fairhaven Farmers Market

Sales Summary: On the lawn of Fairhaven High School, 1-4 p.m. Sundays starting June 15 through Oct. 19. Support local crafters and farmers. For information email ann.richard@gmail.com. Region: Fairhaven. Sunday, August 24, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 12 Huttleston Ave.

Clam Bake

Potluck Summary: Hosted by the Knights of Columbus. $30 per person, $45 with lobster. For tickets call Jim (508) 863-3496. Region: Mattapoisett. Sunday, August 24, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. 57 Fairhaven Road.

Sunday Night Jammers

Dance Region: Rehoboth. Summary: Community dance with the Sunday Night Jammers, 7-9 p.m. Aug. 24. Evening to feature contra dance steps and variety of international and couple dances, such as polkas and waltzes. All steps will be taught. Free. Potluck at 6 p.m. Sunday, August 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Goff Memorial Hall, 124 Bay State Road.

Farmers Market at Saint Anne’s Hospital

Bits & Pieces Select patients enrolled in the hospital’s diabetes education program may use special “Steward Bucks” vouchers for this market. Other accepted forms of payment include cash, check, debit and credit cards, and SNAP. Free valet parking is available, too. Summary: Enjoy fresh, locally grown produce and other healthy goods at Saint Anne’s Hospital's weekly Farmers Market. Held in conjunction with Silverbrook Farm of Dartmouth, the market features locally grown produce and locally made products, as well as information about community programs and services aimed at promoting a healthier lifestyle, demonstrations, recipes, and samples of healthy food offerings using seasonal ingredients sold at the market. Region: Fall River. Directions: From New Bedford, MA/points east: Route I-195 West to Exit 7 (Plymouth Ave.). Follow to traffic lights at bottom of exit. Go left on Plymouth Ave. Follow for ½ mile to third set of traffic lights at top of hill (Lyon St.). Go right on Lyon St. and follow to stop sign (intersection with Second St.). Continue across intersection to Middle St. and follow Middle St. almost to traffic lights. Hospital entrances are on the left. Artist/event website: www.saintanneshospital.org. Venue website: www.saintanneshospital.org. Phone: 508-235-5289. Email: Tracy.Ibbotson@Steward.org. Monday, August 25, 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, August 25, 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, August 25, 2014, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Fairhaven Recreation Department, 227 Huttleston Ave. Fairhaven, MA.

Junior Police Explorers

For Kids Region: Carver. Phone: (508) 465-1399. Summary: YPAC Summer Science Week: Junior Police Explorers, July 29-Sept. 16. For ages 10-14 only. Free but must register. To sign up email ypacinc@gmail.com or call (508) 465-1399. Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 247B Tremont St.

"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: Taunton. Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Holiday Inn of Taunton 700 Myles Standish Boulevard Taunton, Mass. 02780.

”Grape Jam: Poetry Night"

Books Region: Dartmouth. Phone: (508) 985-1998. Summary: Running Brook Vineyard & Winery: Presents ”Grape Jam: Poetry Night at Running Brook Vineyard." Sign up 7-7:15 p.m. local poets reading 7:30 p.m. Featured guest, New Bedford Poet Laureate Pat Gomes, 8 p.m. Free admission. Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 335 Old Fall River Road.

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, August 26, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Fort Taber Park.

Sippican Historical Society

For Free Region: Marion. Summary: Presents a lecture from Dr. Kirtland C. Mead. Lecture is titled “An American ON Paris - An Indiviual Perspective on Collective French Behavior." Free, donations accepted. Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Marion Music Hall, 164 Front St.

Brian Maes Band

Concerts Region: Dartmouth. Summary: Apponagansett Summer Concert Series: Presents Brian Maes Band, Aug. 27. Shows 6-8 p.m. $4 per person in advance or $5 per person at the gate, children under 12 free. Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Apponagansett Park.

27th Annual Steven Leo’s Airport Scoot

Outdoors Summary: Presented by the Greater New Bedford Track Club in memory of Peter Ryan and Mike Salmon. Entry fee is $7 no later than Aug. 23. For information or entry questions call (508) 995-4239. Region: New Bedford. Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 1569 Airport Road.

Chess Club

Wareham/Tri-Town Summary: Chess Club-- ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Also Saturday at 2:00PM to 2:45PM. Region: Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4171. Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Summer Evening Lecture Series: World War II Along the Cape Cod Canal

Lectures / Seminars Phone: (508)833-9678. Summary: Coast Guard boats manning security checks and a 10,000 ton vessel sitting sideways in the Cape Cod Canal with the enemy stalking Cape Cod Bay. Hear these stories and more from the land and sea during WWII. Enjoy historic period photographs of the era from the Cape Cod Canal archives as part of the presentation. Presented by Park Ranger Ann Cook. Region: Sandwich. Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Cape Cod Canal Visitor Center 60 Ed Moffitt Drive Sandwich, Mass. 02563.

Sippican Historical Society

For Free Region: Marion. Summary: Musicial Matinees program continues with “An American in Paris." Free, donations accepted. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Marion Music Hall, 164 Front St.

Martinis & Meatballs!

Fall River Summary: Stop by for a $5.00 Svedka martini and complimentary meatballs!! Every Thursday evening from 5-10 p.m. Region: Fall River. Venue website: https://thetipsytoboggan.com. Email: tipsytoboggan.fallriver@gmail.com. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Tipsy Toboggan 75 Ferry St. Fall River, Mass. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Free fun Friday

For Free Region: New Bedford. Directions: Visit www.bpzoo.com for directions. Phone: 508 991 4556. Email: info@bpzoo.org. Summary: The Zoo will be open free to the public on Friday, August 29, thanks to the Highland Street Foundation Free Fun Friday program. The Zoo will be open regular hours with last entry at 4:15 p.m. Train and Carousel rides will be available for standard ticket prices. Visit www.bpzoo.org for further information on the Highland Street Foundation and the Free Fun Friday program. Friday, August 29, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:15 PM. Buttonwood Park Zoo 425 Hawthorn Street, New Bedford, Mass. 02740.

BPP Hypnosis & Mind Reading Show

On Stage Region: Wareham. Venue website: http://www.buzzardsplayproductions.com. Summary: Buzzards Play Productions: Hypnosis & Mind Reading Show with Master Hypnotist from New York City, Liam Brennan, 8 p.m. Aug. 29 and 30. Tickets $10. For more information and tickets call (508) 591-3065 or email buzzardsplayprod@gmail.com or visit www.buzzardsplayproductions.com. Friday, August 29, 2014, 12:00 PM – Saturday, August 30, 2014, 1:00 PM. 3065 Cranberry Hwy.

$5 bag sale and Church Fair

Sales Summary: Next to New Thrift Shop's $5 bag sale and church fair taking place 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 29 and 30. There will also be a craft and vendor fair taking place noon-5 p.m. Aug. 30 which will include a coat and school clothes swap. For information or to rent a space for $25 call (774) 273-2379 or email diannenzn26@verizon.net. Region: Wareham. Friday, August 29, 2014, 12:00 PM – Saturday, August 30, 2014, 1:00 PM. First Congregational Church, 11 Gibbs Ave.

Rebecca Corriea

Concerts Region: Westport. Venue website: http://www.westportrivers.com. Summary: Westport Rivers Winery: Sunset Music Series. Admission $10 per carload and beer, wine and SoCo local food will be served for a fee. Weather permitting. Friday, August 29, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 417 Hixbridge Road.

Pruning Allen C. Haskell Park

Outdoors Summary: Trustees of Reservations: Pruning with Jen Kettel at Allen C. Haskell Park, 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 30. Members $5, non-members $10. To register or for more information call (774) 992-7796, ext. 103 or visit www.thetrustees.org. Region: New Bedford. Artist/event website: http://www.thetrustees.org. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 787 Shawmut Ave.

Feast of Our Lady of Angels

Bits & Pieces Summary: 5 p.m.-midnight Aug. 30, noon-midnight Aug. 31, noon-10 p.m. Sept. 1 at Our Lady of Angels Feast Ground. Traditional Portuguese “festa” with live music, game booths, Portuguese and American foods, auctions and more. (508) 990-0502. Region: Fairhaven. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 12:00 PM – Monday, September 1, 2014, 1:00 PM. 7 Jesse St.

Chess Club

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

House of Bricks Pro Wrestling

Bits & Pieces Summary: Sixth Anniversary Show Aug. 30. Heavyweight Championship Match, as well as Southern New England Championship Match. Tickets $5 and proceeds benefit the Greater New Bedford Youth Baseball League, Inc. Region: New Bedford. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Dias Field.

Farmer’s Market at Westport Town Farm

Sales Summary: Kicking off June 14 and will take place Saturdays 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. through September. Market will host over 12 local vendors offering shellfish, fresh flowers, vegetables, jewelry and more. For information contact sconnors@ttorg.org. Region: Westport. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 8:30 PM – Sunday, August 31, 2014, 1:30 AM. Westport Town Farm.

West Island Improvement Assoc.

Potluck Summary: Breakfast Buffet. $7 adults, $4 children 12 and under. Region: New Bedford. Sunday, August 31, 2014, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Community Hall, 41 Causeway Road.

Oak Grove Cape Verdean Council

Sales Summary: BBQ, Yard Sale and Flea Market. Delicious food for sale, free admission. Region: Onset. Sunday, August 31, 2014, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 393 Onset Ave.

Fairhaven Farmers Market

Sales Summary: On the lawn of Fairhaven High School, 1-4 p.m. Sundays starting June 15 through Oct. 19. Support local crafters and farmers. For information email ann.richard@gmail.com. Region: Fairhaven. Sunday, August 31, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 12 Huttleston Ave.

Roomful of Blues

Concerts Region: Newport. Venue website: http://www.newportwaterfrontevents.com. Summary: Newport Concert Series presents Blues Jam with Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band and Roomful of Blues, Aug. 31. For information visit www.newportwaterfrontevents.com. Sunday, August 31, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Newport Yachting Center.

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, September 1, 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, September 1, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Ashley Blvd. entrance to Brooklawn Park.

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, September 2, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 247B Tremont St.

Spirit of Song Ensemble

Concerts Region: New Bedford. Summary: Fundraising dinner to take place 6:30 p.m. Sept. 2 with “CHOPPED” award-winning Portuguese Chef, Jose Rego at the Top Shelf Bar and Grille. Three course dinner, tickets $254 and are available by calling (508) 942-6383 or (508) 264-8010. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. 1825 Acushnet Ave.

Gallery X: Fine Art Paintings from Leon Allen

Exhibits & Galleries Region: New Bedford. Summary: Gallery X: Presents Fine Art Paintings from Leon Allen, Sept. 3-28. Artist reception 7-10 p.m. Sept. 13. Gallery open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and 5-9 p.m. second Thursdays for AHA! night. (508) 992-2675, info@galleryx.org or www.galleryx.org. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 12:00 PM – Sunday, September 28, 2014, 1:00 PM. 169 William 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, September 3, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

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, September 4, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Tipsy Toboggan 75 Ferry St. Fall River, Mass. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Summer’s Last Blast X

Bits & Pieces Summary: Presented by the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts, 6 p.m. Sept. 5 at Destruction Brook Farm. tickets $150. RSVP by Aug. 29, for information or to sign up call (508) 996-8253. Region: Dartmouth. Phone: (508) 996-8253. Friday, September 5, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 107 Slades Corner Road.

Fisher College "Family Fun Day"

Bits & Pieces Summary: Have some fun for FREE at Fisher College’s “Family Fun Day” at its New Bedford campus. The event is free and open to the public as Fisher College’s way of saying thank you to the community for years of friendship and support. Come and enjoy free food, music, face painting, arts and crafts, prizes and more. In case of inclement weather, a rain date has been scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Region: New Bedford. Artist/event website: http://www.fisher.edu/fun. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Fisher College - New Bedford campus 777 Church St, New Bedford, Mass.

Fisher College "Family Fun Day"

For Free Region: New Bedford. Summary: Have some fun for free at Fisher College’s “Family Fun Day” at its New Bedford campus. The event is free and open to the public as Fisher College’s way of saying thank you to the community for years of friendship and support. Come and enjoy free food, music, face painting, arts and crafts, prizes and more. In case of inclement weather, a rain date has been scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 777 Church Street New Bedford, Mass. For more info visit www.fisher.edu.

Chess Club

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

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, September 6, 2014, 8:30 PM – Sunday, September 7, 2014, 1:30 AM. Westport Town Farm.

WHM Empowerment Center

Religious Region: New Bedford. Email: Info@whmintl.org. Artist/event website: http://www.whmintl.org/. Sunday, September 7, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 651 Orchard Street Suite 304; New Bedford, Mass. 02744.

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, September 7, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 12 Huttleston Ave.

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, September 8, 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, September 8, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Ashley Blvd. entrance to Brooklawn Park.

Sippican Choral Society first rehearsal

Religious Region: Mattapoisett. Registration/reservations: New and returning members are welcome to join the chorus simply by coming to the one of the first three rehearsals, September 8, 15, and 22nd at 7:15 p.m. Call Peter McDonald @ 508-748-0286 for further information. Rehearsals begin promptly at 7:30 every Monday evening, but singers are asked to arrive by 7:15 p.m. for their first rehearsal in order to register and receive music. All voices are welcome (soprano, alto, tenor, and bass), and no auditions are required. As always, everyone who has sun… Phone: 508-748-0286. Email: peterconversemcdonald@gmail.com. Artist/event website: http://www.sippicanchoral.org/. Monday, September 8, 2014, 7:15 PM – 9:15 PM. Mattapoisett Congregational Church Church Street Mattapoisett, Mass. 02739.

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, September 9, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 247B Tremont 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, September 10, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

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, September 11, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Tipsy Toboggan 75 Ferry St. Fall River, Mass. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Bartleby Scrivener Poets

Books Region: New Bedford. Summary: Now meeting at Gallery X on second Thursday each month 6:15-8 p.m, with sign-up and socializing 15 minutes beforehand. Poets should bring 15-20 copies of one poem. Encouragement and feedback will be offered in this creative, supportive setting. For more information: Susan Grace, (508) 287-2482. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 169 William 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, September 13, 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, September 13, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Mattapoisett Free Public Library, 7 Barstow St.

Farmer’s Market at Westport Town Farm

Sales Summary: Kicking off June 14 and will take place Saturdays 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. through September. Market will host over 12 local vendors offering shellfish, fresh flowers, vegetables, jewelry and more. For information contact sconnors@ttorg.org. Region: Westport. Saturday, September 13, 2014, 8:30 PM – Sunday, September 14, 2014, 1:30 AM. Westport Town Farm.

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, September 14, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 12 Huttleston Ave.

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

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, September 15, 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, September 15, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Ashley Blvd. entrance to Brooklawn Park.

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, September 16, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 247B Tremont 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, September 17, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

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, September 18, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Tipsy Toboggan 75 Ferry St. Fall River, Mass. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

"Get your Ducks in a Row"

Lectures / Seminars Registration/reservations: Call to register/reserve. Phone: 508-994-5200. 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: Dartmouth. Thursday, September 18, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Cedars Assisted Living 626 Old Westport Road Dartmouth, Mass. 02747.

Chess Club

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

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, September 21, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 12 Huttleston Ave.

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, September 22, 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, September 22, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Ashley Blvd. entrance to Brooklawn Park.

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

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, September 25, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Tipsy Toboggan 75 Ferry St. Fall River, Mass. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Working Waterfront Festival

Phone: 508-993-8894. Email: info@workingwaterfrontfestival.org. Directions: Rt. 18 to Elm Street for free parking in Elm Street Garage. Trolley available from parking garage to Festival. Venue website: www.workingwaterfrontfestival.org. Saturday, September 27, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. New Bedford Historic Waterfront Fisherman's Wharf (Pier 3) to Merrill's Wharf.

Chess Club

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

Working Waterfront Festival

Phone: 508-993-8894. Email: info@workingwaterfrontfestival.org. Directions: Rt. 18 to Elm Street for free parking in Elm Street Garage. Trolley available from parking garage to Festival. Venue website: www.workingwaterfrontfestival.org. Sunday, September 28, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. New Bedford Historic Waterfront Fisherman's Wharf (Pier 3) to Merrill's Wharf.

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, September 28, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 12 Huttleston Ave.

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, September 29, 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, September 29, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Ashley Blvd. entrance to Brooklawn 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, October 1, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

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, October 2, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Tipsy Toboggan 75 Ferry St. Fall River, Mass. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

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 4, 2014, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

New Bedford Seaport Chowder Festival

Bits & Pieces Summary: Area restaurants serving up sample size portions of their best clam and seafood chowders, stuffed quahogs and kale soup. all under tent, Live music, beer, wine, soft drinks and the annual lobster races. Region: New Bedford. Directions: GPS address for Pier 3 is 228 MacArthur Blvd. Artist/event website: www.downtownnb.org. Phone: 508-990-2777. Email: dnb@downtownnb.org. Sunday, October 5, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Pier 3, New Bedford's Working Waterfront.

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, October 5, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 12 Huttleston Ave.

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 6, 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 6, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Ashley Blvd. entrance to Brooklawn 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, October 8, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

Bartleby Scrivener Poets

Books Region: New Bedford. Summary: Now meeting at Gallery X on second Thursday each month 6:15-8 p.m, with sign-up and socializing 15 minutes beforehand. Poets should bring 15-20 copies of one poem. Encouragement and feedback will be offered in this creative, supportive setting. For more information: Susan Grace, (508) 287-2482. Thursday, October 9, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 169 William St.

British Legends weekend

Bits & Pieces Summary: The beautiful grounds of the Heritage Museum & Gardens in Sandwich Massachusetts is the site for the 12th Annual British Legends Weekend. Sponsored by the Cape Cod British Car Club -3 day celebration of British motoring begins with a meet and greet on Friday night. The fun continues Saturday with your choice of either a back road cruise or a tour of Sandwich as it prepares to celebrate its incorporation 375 years ago. Saturday night there is a social mixer. The weekend culminates on Sunday with a show of Cl… Region: Sandwich. Artist/event website: www.capecodbritishcarclub.org. Venue website: www.heritagemuseumsandgardens.org. Phone: 774-836-6205. Email: events@capecodbritishcarclub.org. Friday, October 10, 2014, 8:00 AM. Heritage Museum and Gardens 65 Grove Street Sandwich, Mass. 02563.

British Legends weekend

Bits & Pieces Summary: The beautiful grounds of the Heritage Museum & Gardens in Sandwich Massachusetts is the site for the 12th Annual British Legends Weekend. Sponsored by the Cape Cod British Car Club -3 day celebration of British motoring begins with a meet and greet on Friday night. The fun continues Saturday with your choice of either a back road cruise or a tour of Sandwich as it prepares to celebrate its incorporation 375 years ago. Saturday night there is a social mixer. The weekend culminates on Sunday with a show of Cl… Region: Sandwich. Artist/event website: www.capecodbritishcarclub.org. Venue website: www.heritagemuseumsandgardens.org. Phone: 774-836-6205. Email: events@capecodbritishcarclub.org. Saturday, October 11, 2014, 8:00 AM. Heritage Museum and Gardens 65 Grove Street Sandwich, Mass. 02563.

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 11, 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, October 11, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Mattapoisett Free Public Library, 7 Barstow St.

British Legends weekend

Bits & Pieces Summary: The beautiful grounds of the Heritage Museum & Gardens in Sandwich Massachusetts is the site for the 12th Annual British Legends Weekend. Sponsored by the Cape Cod British Car Club -3 day celebration of British motoring begins with a meet and greet on Friday night. The fun continues Saturday with your choice of either a back road cruise or a tour of Sandwich as it prepares to celebrate its incorporation 375 years ago. Saturday night there is a social mixer. The weekend culminates on Sunday with a show of Cl… Region: Sandwich. Artist/event website: www.capecodbritishcarclub.org. Venue website: www.heritagemuseumsandgardens.org. Phone: 774-836-6205. Email: events@capecodbritishcarclub.org. Sunday, October 12, 2014, 8:00 AM. Heritage Museum and Gardens 65 Grove Street Sandwich, Mass. 02563.

Battleship BrewFest 2014

Fall River Summary: A craft beer tasting event featuring over 40 breweries paired with food offerings from local restaurants and live music. $35.00 in advance, $40.00 at the gate. Ticket price includes admission to the ships. 21+ event. Region: Fall River. Directions: www.battleshipcove.org. Artist/event website: www.battleshipcove.org. Venue website: www.battleshipcove.org. Phone: 508-678-1100. Email: epereira@colonialbeverage.com. Sunday, October 12, 2014, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Battleship Cove 5 Water Street Fall River, Mass. 02721.

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, October 12, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 12 Huttleston Ave.

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, October 12, 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, October 12, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Judith Clarke Center at St. Peter's Church 351 Elm St So. Dartmouth, Mass.

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 13, 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 13, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Ashley Blvd. entrance to Brooklawn 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, October 15, 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: Dartmouth. Thursday, October 16, 2014, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Autumn Glen Assisted Living 239 Cross Road Dartmouth, Mass. 02747.

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 18, 2014, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Mattapoisett Library 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2603.

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, October 19, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 12 Huttleston Ave.

Past and Future of a Legendary Garden

Lectures / Seminars Registration/reservations: http://www.newenglandwild.org/programs. Phone: 508-877-7630 x3303. Email: lreed@newenglandwild.org. Directions: Allen C. Haskell Public Garden, New Bedford, MA - Directions to the program meeting location will be emailed to students upon registration. Venue website: www.newenglandwild.org. Artist/event website: www.newenglandwild.org. Summary: Join Kristin DeSouza, superintendent of the Allen C. Haskell Public Gardens, on a tour of the Allen C. Haskell Public Garden. Called "a nurseryman with an artist's eye," and "the king of topiary," Haskell gained renown for his personal garden as well as his design skills. Now this unique property, including an eighteenth-century farmhouse and 1.5 beautifully landscaped acres in New Bedford, is being turned into a public garden. Kristin will describe the unusual plant specimens and horticultural techniques w… Region: New Bedford. Monday, October 20, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Allen C. Haskell Public Garden New Bedford, Mass.

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 20, 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 20, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Ashley Blvd. entrance to Brooklawn 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, October 22, 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, October 23, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. The Arbors of Taunton 763 County Street Taunton, Mass. 02780.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.