There’s a lot to do in the tri-town for Thanksgiving. For a full itinerary, visit sippican.theweektoday.com/calendar.
Saturday, Nov. 23
Craft with photos.
The Mattapoisett Free Public Library is offering a Photo Transfer Craft at 10 a.m. For questions or special accommodations, contact the library at 508-758-4171.
The Rochester Women’s Club will be preparing apple, pumpkin, and squash pies for Thanksgiving. To order the homemade pies, call Marsha Hartley at 508-322-0998 by Saturday, Nov. 23.
Pick-up will be the day before Thanksgiving, on Nov. 27 from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 24
The Annual Old Rochester Regional Thanksgiving Banquet will be held in the Old Rochester Regional Junior High School cafeteria.
Doors open at 11:15 a.m. dinner will be served at noon. Tickets and transportation are available for tri-town seniors from their Council on Aging.
Hear a lecture.
The Friends of the Mattapoisett Library’s annual meeting will be held at 2 p.m. at the library.
After a brief business meeting, guest speaker, Dr. Mia Holland will present “The Journey to Health, Happiness, and Well-Being: Thank you, cancer.”
Dr. Holland is a recognized commentator in the field of eating disorders and has been an invited speaker for Harvard University Medical School She was also selected to present a TEDx talk on eating disorders.
Monday, Nov. 25
Learn about humor.
Licensed Social Worker with Catholic Memorial Home John Rogers will discuss the positive effects of humor at the Benjamin D. Cushing Community Center at 12:30 p.m.
People who laugh more have lower rates of depression and anxiety, Rogers will help teach how to ignore frustration, and be more positive.
Call the Marion Council on Aging at 508-748-3570 to learn more about this event.
Eat dinner at lunch.
The breakfast chef, Ken Vieira, and Outreach Worker, Lorraine Thompson, are cooking up a traditional “boiled dinner” at noon. A donation of $5 per luncheon is suggested. Chair Yoga follows Monday luncheons at 1:15 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 28
Eat Thanksgiving dinner with others.
The First Congregational Church will open its Friendship Hall on Thanksgiving Day, for the fourth annual Thanksgiving Fellowship Dinner.
Doors open at noon, and a homemade dinner will be served at 1 p.m. There is a limit of 100 seats, so reservations should be made in advance by calling the church office at 508-763-4314. Tickets to this event are free.
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