REHOBOTH 375 COMMEMORATIVE DENIM SHIRTS NOW AVAILABLE!

The 375 Committee is now selling three types of commemorative shirts, tee-shirts, polo shirts in two fabrics, and denim shirts (short and long sleeve).  The shirts are are available for purchase at Anawan Pharmacy and at selected 375 Anniversary events.  A big thank you to Anawan Pharmacy for graciously helping the 375 Committee by stocking and selling the shirts.  All types of payment are accepted at the pharmacy including credit cards or check payable to: Rehoboth 375 Committee.


DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL TALENT?  AUDITON FOR THE

REHOBOTH 375 TALENT SHOW - MARCH 11 or 25

Do you have a special talent and enjoy entertaining others?  Try out for the Rehoboth 375 Talent Show on either Sunday, March 11 and Sunday, March 12 beginning at 1 PM in the auditorium at Dighton Rehoboth Regional High School.  Anyone age 13 and over is eligible to audition.  The Talent Show will be held on Saturday, May 5 at 6:30 PM at DRRHS.  First prize winner will receive $500, second prize award is $250 and third place award is $100. 

You must be pre-registered by email at TalentShow@Rehoboth375.com to audition on either March 11 or 25.  Include your name, contact info, age, and describe your act.  You may include one photograph and/or link to a video.  All those who audition are required to sign a participation agreement form.  Parents or guardians must sign for minors.


TICKETS AND ADVERTISING FOR ANNUAL FIREMAN’S BALL

The Rehoboth Fire Department is hosting their 47th Annual Firemen’s Ball on Saturday, March 24 at Hillside Country Club. The community is encouraged to support the Rehoboth Call Firefighters Association by purchasing advertising in the full-color program book.  Cost is $100 for a full page ad (8 1/2 x 11 page format), $75 for half page, $50 for quarter page and $25 for a booster ad with name and address.  Ads must be placed by February 24 with checks payable to RCFA, P. O. Box 313, Rehoboth, MA 02769.  Ad artwork should be sent as a PDF or jpeg file to RehobothFireBC@gmail.com or call Erin at 508-844-8618.  For ball tickets, please contact Dan Noons at 508-509-8357.


STUDENTS INVITED TO APPLY FOR RAS SCHOLARSHIP

The Rehoboth Antiquarian Society (RAS) will award a scholarship to one or more students accepted by or enrolled in a post-secondary program related to museum or library studies. This may include museum or library science, history, archeology, anthropology, conservation, restoration, preservation, etc.  Applicants from the greater Rehoboth area may apply, and the funds will be applied to the second semester of the 2018-2019 academic year. The award of up to $1,000 is a one-time commitment by the RAS and all applicants will be informed of the Scholarship Committee’s decision by July 31, 2018. Additional information and an application may be found on the RAS website.


EAT AT JOE’S AND SUPPORT REHOBOTH ANIMAL ADVOCATES

Rehoboth Animal Advocates (RAA) are excited to announce a partnership with Not Your Average Joe’s restaurants in Seekonk or Randolph, MA. If you dine at Joe’s on any Tuesday in February, 15% of your total bill will be donated to RAA.  Just tell your server to “tag the check” for Rehoboth Animal Advocates.


D-R SCHOOLS ANNOUNCE APRIL STEAMPOSIUM

The Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School District will host an exciting STEAM family event on Saturday, April 7 from 10 AM to 2 PM at DRRHS.  This free event for all ages will feature Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics through hands-on activities, interactive exhibits and presentations by students, educators and community members, as well as professionals in their STEAM fields. Food and snacks will be available for purchase.  For more info, kindly contact Karen Rose at krose@drregional.org or Kerri Quinlan-Zhou at kquinlan-zhou@drregional.org.


TOWN NURSE OFFERS FLU VACCINATIONS

Free flu shots are available for adults 18 years and older from Rehoboth Town Public Health Nurse Jaime Conlon, RN.  Please call 508-252-5947, ext. 3127. to make an appointment for your flu vaccination at the town office, 148 Peck Street.


 
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CARPENTER MUSEUM GENEALOGY GROUP

Are you searching for your family roots? The Carpenter Museum Genealogy Group meets monthly to help both novice and experienced genealogy enthusiasts. The next meeting is Wednesday, February 21 from 7 to 9 PM at the Carpenter Museum. All are welcome to attend. WiFi is available, so bring your device. See our Facebook page for more details. For info on the group: Genealogy@RehobothAntiquarian.org.


ARTS IN THE VILLAGE CONCERT SERIES PRESENTS THE BOSTON TRIO AT GOFF MEMORIAL HALL

Enjoy a world-class performance by the Boston Trio on Saturday, February 24 at 7:30 PM at Goff Memorial Hall. Violinist Irina Muresanu, cellist Jonah Ellsworth, and pianist Heng-Jin Park each have distinguished careers as soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, and have appeared with major orchestras and premier chamber music festivals throughout the United States and Europe. Tickets: $18 general; $16 seniors; $8 children and students; cash and checks only. First come, first seated. Doors open at 7 PM. Tickets available at door. Information: 508-463-5384. rehobothantiquarian.org and bostontrio.com.


SPAGHETTI SUPPER FUNDRAISER FOR 375 PARADE

Don’t cook!  Eat out for a good cause on Thursday, March 1 from 4 to 6:30 PM at American Legion Post 302.  This fundraiser for the 375 parade will feature the acclaimed “375 Secret Sauce” served with spaghetti, pasta, meatballs, sausage, plus salad and rolls. Cash bar. Tickets are $10 per person. Walk-ins welcome.  Rehoboth 375 tee-shirts, polo shirts, and *new* embroidered denim shirts will be available for purchase. Drop by Post 302 to pick up your tickets or email Veterans@town.rehoboth.ma.us.


REHOBOTH HISTORY AND GENEALOGY SYMPOSIUM

“Celebrating Rehoboth History and its People” will feature booths, displays and workshops to be held on Saturday, March 3 from 10 AM to 4 PM at Goff Memorial Hall, the Carpenter Museum Farmhouse, and E. Otis Dyer Barn.  Guest presenters will include Phoebe Bean, MLS, Librarian at the the Rhode Island Historical Society; and Stan Lemons, PhD, historian at First Baptist Church in Providence, and Professor Emeritus of History at Rhode Island College.


FREE INFORMATIONAL MEETING ON HOME ENERGY SAVINGS

As part of the town’s 375 Anniversary, the Rehoboth Garden Club is hosting a free informational meeting on ways for homeowners to save money on energy costs on Monday, March 5 at 1 PM in Goff Memorial Hall. Learn more about Mass Save, the organization that offers free home energy audits, as well as free energy-saving products (thermostats, efficiency shower heads, lightbulbs, and power strips) and access to substantially subsidized goods and services such as insulation. A representative from Homeworks Energy, Inc. will talk about the benefits of taking advantage of a free home energy audit. Attendees are asked to bring a donation for Rehoboth Food Pantry.


ANNUAL MEETING REHOBOTH LAND TRUST

The public is cordially invited to attend the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Rehoboth Land Trust on Monday, March 5 at 7 PM in the Tilton Room at the Carpenter Museum.  RLT is the non-profit custodian of over 1000 acres of conservation land.  Featured speakers at the annual meeting will include land donor E. Otis Dyer, Sr. and Betsey Dexter Dyer.


ALL YOU CAN EAT BREAKFAST AT POST 302

The public is invited to drop by American Legion Post 302 to enjoy a delicious All You Can Eat Breakfast on Sunday, March 11 from 8 to 11:30 AM.  The breakfast includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, S.O.S, home fries, fruit cup with coffee and juice for $8 per person.  Tickets available at Post 302. Walk-ins welcome.


ANNUAL MARCH MADNESS CHILDREN’S BOOK SALE

The Blanding Public Library invites young patrons to purchase gently used children’s books in Goff Memorial Hall on Tuesday, March 13, Wednesday, March 14 and Thursday, March 15 from 10 AM to 8 PM.  Adults must be accompanied by a child.  $3 to fill a bag (your own bag or one supplied by the library).


PUBLIC CPR AND AED CERTIFICATION CLASS

Knowing how to administer CPR and use an AED can saves lives.  The Rehoboth Ambulance Committee, the non-profit that provides medical services to the Town of Rehoboth, provides Community CPR and AED training to the residents of the town through training provider, Safety Program Consultants, Inc.  The next class is Thursday, March 15 from 5 to 8 PM at Goff Memorial Hall.  To register, please call 508-252-3049.


A COMMUNITY CONSERVATION ON SUICIDE PREVENTION

Everyone is welcome to attend a special community discussion on the topic of suicide prevention on Monday, March 19 from 6 to 7:45 PM at Goff Memorial Hall.  Speakers will address issues of loss, grief and healing, suicide attempts and recovery, and new, innovative wellness check options and trainings for a variety of impacted people including new resilience based & creativity focused projects for teens. Please join us for this public health forum, a collaboration of the Rehoboth Board of Health, Rehoboth Public Health Nurse, Bristol County Regional Coalition for Suicide Prevention, Community Counseling of Bristol County, Bristol County District Attorney’s Office, and the Greater Attleboro Area Suicide Prevention Coalition. For more information, please contact Jaime Conlon, RN Rehoboth Public Health Nurse at 508-252-5947, ext. 3127 or email jconlon@town.rehoboth.ma.us.

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