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Blanding Library

Wellness & Support

Music & Art

SPRING EVENTS

Saturday, April 7

10 AM to 2 PM

Dighton Rehoboth Regional HS

D-R SCHOOLS STEAMPOSIUM

The Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School District will host an exciting STEAM family event 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.


Tuesday, April 10

Time to be Announced

Goff Memorial Hall

SHAPE NOTE CONCERT

This is your chance to see historic shape note singing, a musical tradition that became popular in New England during the late 1700s for community singing, both religious and secular. Shape notations were added to written music and songbooks to help singers find the right pitch.  Local performers will explain and demonstrate shape note singing at this special Rehoboth 375 event. More details to come.


Saturday, April 14, 2018

4:30 to 5:30 - Cocktail Hour

5:30 to 7 PM - Dinner Service

7 to 12 - Live Music by JR Sound

American Legion Post 302

CHEF CHICO’S

SURPRISE DINNER

So, what’s the surprise?  This won’t be your average fundraiser supper.  Chef Chico is preparing an outstanding top shelf meal with your choice of Roast Prime Rib of Beef without bone rubbed with herbs and served with a port wine reduction, or Baked Stuffed Shrimp cooked in garlic butter with a seafood stuffing that includes lobster, crab, and clams. Both meals served with roasted potato and seasonal vegetable along with dessert, coffee and tea.  Before the meal, you will enjoy local cheese, roast vegetable dips, crackers and crostini.  A cash bar will be available. Along with dinner, the evening will feature live music by JR Sound. The Rehoboth 375 Committee hosts this family friendly fundraising supper to benefit the Rehoboth 375 Parade Fund. Cost is $35 per person. Tickets: call Jake at 508-252-4467 or

Veterans@town.rehoboth.ma.us.  No walk-ins, so reserve your tickets now.


Wednesday, April 18

6 PM

Carpenter Museum Tilton Room

EVERYDAY LIFE IN 17th CENTURY

NEW ENGLAND PRESENTATION

In recognition of Rehoboth’s 375 anniversary, the Carpenter Museum presents a free presentation on 17th-century life in New England. John McNiff, Park Ranger at the Roger Williams National Memorial, will explore what everyday life was like for the English colonists who came to New England in the 17th century, including the founders of Rehoboth. Why did they choose to come here? Where did they get their food, tools, and clothes? What hardships did they face? You may be surprised to discover that 17th-century colonists had many of the same cares and worries of people today. Free.  All welcome to attend.


Week of April 22 to 28, 2018

KEEP REHOBOTH BEAUTIFUL

ROADSIDE CLEAN-UP CAMPAIGN

All residents are encouraged to help clean up roadside debris and litter.  This town-side campaign is brought to you the Rehoboth 375 Committee, Rehoboth Litter Prevention Initiative, and the Rehoboth Business Association.  Details to come.


Saturday, April 28

7 PM - Doors Open

7:30 PM - Performance

Goff Memorial Hall

ARTS IN THE VILLAGE CONCERT SERIES PRESENTS

HAVEN STRING QUARTET (HSQ)

Violinists Yaira Matyakubova and Gregory Tompkins, violist Annalisa Boerner and cellist Philip Boulanger will take the stage at Goff Memorial Hall. Featured in the New York Times and WNPR, and sought after for both their command on the concert stage and comfort in the classroom, the Haven String Quartet (HSQ) has been hailed as “New Haven’s resident string quartet.” Its four members represent the nation’s top conservatories and bring world-class chamber music to the region each year through their full season of recitals, workshops, and impromptu pop-up performances. 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. For more information, please call 508-463-5384. rehobothantiquarian.org.   HSQ


Saturday, May 5

6:30 PM

DRRHS Auditorium

REHOBOTH 375 TALENT SHOW

Rehoboth is full of talented people.  Enjoy an evening of great entertainment with contestants, age 13 and up, performing a variety of talents.  Prizes awarded to first, second and third place winners.  More details to come.


Saturday, May 12

7:30 PM

Rehoboth Congregational Church

139 Bay State Road

SINE NOMINE CONCERT

Celebrate Rehoboth's 375th Anniversary with American Music spanning from the time of the Towns' founding to the current century. Shapenote to Lauridsen, an American Pastiche steeps us in the fabulous richness of the American choral sound. Hear Thompson's Alleluia, Lauridsen's O Magnus Mysterium, some Copland and the spirited work of the shapenote tradition; Billings Rose of Sharon, and Parker's setting of Hark, I Hear the Harp's Eternal. We will reprise Providence composer Will Ayton's "I Am, you anxious one" composed for Sine Nomine in 2000. Tickets are $20 per person at the door.  For more info, visit Sinenominechoir.org


Sunday, February 18

7 to 9 PM

Goff Memorial Hall

SUNDAY NIGHT JAMMERS COMMUNITY DANCE

This dance is hosted by the Sunday Night Jammers, a group of area musicians who meet regularly on Sunday evenings at Goff Hall to play Celtic dance music. The dance will feature contra dance steps and a variety of international and couple dances, such as polkas and waltzes. All dance steps will be taught. All ages and beginners are welcome. It is not necessary to come with a partner.  Please wear soft-soled shoes. Musicians welcome, so bring your instrument. A potluck precedes the dance at 6 PM. Contact Bob Elliott by calling 774-644-1369 or Bobolinkelliott@yahoo.com. Visit their website.


Saturday, May 19

9 AM to 3 PM

Outside Gladys L. Hurrell Senior Center

CRAFT AND YARD SALE

The Rehoboth Senior Citizens Club, Inc. is hosting a craft and yard sale outside on the grounds of the senior center. Vendors are invited to reserve space.  Spaces are $15 with proceeds going to the RSCC. You must have your own canopy, tables, chairs, etc.  Vendors are responsible for clean up and taking home anything that doesn’t sell.  To reserve space, please send a non-refundable payment of $5 to The Rehoboth Senior Citizens Club, Inc., Gladys L. Hurrell Senior Center, 55 Bay State Road, Rehoboth, MA 02769.  For questions, please call Diana at 508-336-4195 or Lorraine at 508-916-0971.  


Saturday, May 19, 2018

10 AM to 2 PM

Carpenter Museum Registration, then

various Locations in Rehoboth

REHOBOTH HISTORIC

HOUSE TOUR

The Rehoboth 375 Committee and Rehoboth Historical Commission are hosting a tour of historic Rehoboth homes. This is your chance to see several beautiful antique homes. The tour begins at the Carpenter Museum where you will receive a booklet/map. Drive around town and stop at the houses on the tour from 10 AM to 2 PM.


Sunday, June 3

Carpenter Museum

STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL

The Carpenter Museum once again hosts the very popular Strawberry Festival featuring exhibits, demonstrations, and more. Fun for the entire family. 


Tuesday, June 5

5 to 9 PM

Francis Farm

375 TASTE OF REHOBOTH

Enjoy a sampling of culinary creations from local and area restaurants and food businesses at this fundraiser for adults. Cash bar.  More details to come.

Municipal Meetings

thru February 21, 2018

The list below includes posted meeting

times for municipal boards, committees,

and councils.


Monday, February 19

PRESIDENTS DAY HOLIDAY

Closed: Town Office, Schools,

Senior Center, Blanding Library


Tuesday, February 20

BOARD OF SELECTMEN

7 PM - Senior Center

BOARD OF HEALTH

7 PM - Senior Center

CONSERVATION COMMISSION

7 PM - Town Office

ANIMAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

7 PM - Blanding Library


Wednesday, February 21

PLANNING BOARD

7 PM - Town Office

375 ANNIVERSARY COMMITTEE

7 PM - Senior Center

COUNCIL ON AGING

7 PM - Senior Center

SUMMER EVENTS

Thursday, June 21 . Friday, June 22

Saturday, June 23  .  Sunday, June 24

Details to Come

REHOBOTH 375 CARNIVAL

This family fundraiser will benefit the 375 Parade.


Saturday, July 21, 2018

Francis Farm

REHOBOTH 375 CLAM BAKE

Everyone is invited to Francis Farm to enjoy a long Rehoboth tradition - the clam bake. Other meal options will be available including chicken dinners, hot dogs and hamburgers.  Cash bar.  This fundraiser will benefit the 375 Parade.


Monday, August 13

Multiple Rehoboth Golf Courses

REHOBOTH 375 GOLF TOURNAMENT

This unique golf tournament will be held simultaneously at multiple courses in Rehoboth. This fundraiser will benefit the 375 Parade.


Saturday, September 15

Redway Plain

ANNUAL ‘LARRY PROCOPIO’

HARVEST BLOCK PARTY

Everyone is invited to the Free Admission-Free Parking annual “Party for Rehoboth” on the Redway Plain featuring vendors, booths, exhibits, demonstrations and fun for the entire family.  “Grown in Rehoboth” contest winners will be announced!

FALL EVENTS

Saturday, September 22

Nike Park

REHOBOTH MINUTEMEN PRESENT HISTORY TIMELINE ENCAMPMENT

This is a rare opportunity to step back in time with historic re-enactors representing periods of time from the town’s early days, the Revolutionary War, Civil War, through modern day.


Sunday, October 7

12 Noon

Route 44  .  Rehoboth

REHOBOTH 375 PARADE

You won’t want to miss this special parade in recognition of Rehoboth’s 375 Anniversary.  All local groups, organizations, churches, schools, and businesses are welcome to participate in the parade.  Visit Rehoboth375.com for more information and a participation application.


Sunday, October 14

Details: TBA

BLANDING LIBRARY GHOST STORIES IN THE CEMETERY

Get your spook on at the Blanding Library’s evening of ghost stories.


Wednesday, October 24

REHOBOTH 375 ANNIVERSARY DAY

February and March Events

Sunday, February 18

7 to 9 PM

Goff Memorial Hall

SUNDAY NIGHT JAMMERS COMMUNITY DANCE

This dance is hosted by the Sunday Night Jammers, a group of area musicians who meet regularly on Sunday evenings at Goff Hall to play Celtic dance music. The dance will feature contra dance steps and a variety of international and couple dances, such as polkas and waltzes. All dance steps will be taught. All ages and beginners are welcome. It is not necessary to come with a partner.  Please wear soft-soled shoes. Musicians welcome, so bring your instrument. A potluck precedes the dance at 6 PM. Contact Bob Elliott by calling 774-644-1369 or Bobolinkelliott@yahoo.com. Visit their website.


Tuesday, February 20

10 AM

Blanding Library

BLANDING TOT TIME

Tot Time is an engaging 20 - 30 minute program for those under 3 yrs. of age combining books, music & movement. 


Wednesday, February 21

7 PM

Carpenter Museum

CARPENTER MUSEUM GENEALOGY GROUP

The Carpenter Museum Genealogy Group meets monthly to help both novice and experienced genealogy enthusiasts.All are welcome to attend. WiFi is available, so bring your device. See our Facebook page for more details. For info on the group, please email: Genealogy@RehobothAntiquarian.org.


Thursday, February 22

6:30 PM

Blanding Library

KNIT ONE, PURL TWO

NEEDLEWORKERS GROUP

Drop in to the knitting and needleworkers group whether you are a beginner or an expert!  All ages welcome and no need to register.


Friday, February 23

7 PM

American Legion Post 302

SURF & TURF RAFFLE

Sons of the American Legion invite the public to try their luck at a Surf & Turf meat and seafood raffle.  Drop by Post 302 and purchase raffle tickets. Cash bar available. 


Friday, February 23

8 PM

Goff Memorial Hall

REHOBOTH CONTRA DANCE

Caller Lisa Greenleaf will lead the dance with live music by Julie Metcalf and Larry Unger. Beginners of all ages, singles, couples, and families are welcome to attend the dances held at Goff Memorial Hall from 8 to 11 PM. Partners not necessary. Dances will be taught by caller. General admission: $9; $8 for students; $5 for under 16s; $20 for families with children under 16; $5 for latecomers.  Home-made tasty treats for the break are always appreciated. For more info, call 508-252-6375. Contra Dance Website


Saturday, February 24

7 PM - Doors Open

7:30 PM - Performance

Goff Memorial Hall

ARTS IN THE VILLAGE CONCERT SERIES PRESENTS THE BOSTON TRIO

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

bostontrio.com


Tuesday, February 27

10 AM

Blanding Library

BLANDING TOT TIME

Tot Time is an engaging 20 - 30 minute program for those under 3 yrs. of age combining books, music & movement. 


Wednesday, February 28

10 AM

Blanding Library

BLANDING STORY AND CRAFT TIME

Story and Craft Time is offered to children ages three and up.


Thursday, March 1

4 to 6:30 PM

American Legion Post 302

SPAGHETTI SUPPER

375 PARADE FUNDRAISER

Don’t cook!  Eat out for a good cause.  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. For tix, email Jake Kramer at Veterans@town.rehoboth.ma.us.


Saturday, March 3, 2018

10 AM to 4 PM

CARPENTER MUSEUM

GENEALOGY GROUP SYMPOSIUM

“Celebrating Rehoboth History and its People” will feature booths, displays and workshops to be held 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.


Monday, March 5

1 PM

Goff Memorial Hall

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. 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.


Monday, March 5

7 PM

Carpenter Museum

ANNUAL MEETING REHOBOTH LAND TRUST

The public is cordially invited to attend the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Rehoboth Land Trust, the non-profit custodian of over 1000 acres of conservation land.  Featured speakers will include land donor E. Otis Dyer, Sr. and Betsey Dexter Dyer.


Wednesday, March 7

7 PM

Blanding Library

BLANDING BOOK CLUB

Join this friendly group of readers to discuss the March book selection -- Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick, a  fascinating look at the lives of six defectors from the totalitarian regime of the Republic of North Korea.  Check out a copy of the book at the Blanding Library.  All are welcome to join this informal group of book lovers.


Thursday, March 8

6:30 PM

Blanding Library

KNIT ONE, PURL TWO

NEEDLEWORKERS GROUP

Drop in to the knitting and needleworkers group whether you are a beginner or an expert!  All ages welcome and no need to register.


Friday, March 9

8 to 11 PM

Goff Memorial Hall

REHOBOTH CONTRA DANCE

Beginners of all ages, singles, couples, and families are welcome to attend the dances held at Goff Memorial Hall from 8 to 11 PM. Partners not necessary. Dances will be taught by caller. General admission: $9; $8 for students; $5 for under 16s; $20 for families with children under 16; $5 for latecomers.  Home-made tasty treats for the break are always appreciated. For more info, call 508-252-6375. Contra Dance Website


Saturday, March 10

10:30 AM

Blanding Library

BLANDING LEGO CLUB

Ready to build something?  The Blanding Lego Club is held on the second Saturday of every month.  Legos are supplied, you bring the imagination. The possibilities are endless.


Sunday, March 11

8 to 11:30 AM

American Legion Post 302

ALL YOU CAN EAT BREAKFAST

The public is invited to drop by American Legion Post 302 to enjoy a delicious All You Can Eat Breakfast including 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.


Sunday, March 11

1 PM

DRRHS Auditorium

AUDITIONS FOR REHOBOTH 375 TALENT SHOW

Rehoboth has many talented people. If you are 13 years of age or older, please audition for the Rehoboth Talent Show to be held on Saturday, May 5 at DRRHS.  Arrive for your audition ready to perform. All acts considered. Those chosen to perform in the judged Talent Show with prizes for first, second and third place winners.  You must be pre-registered by email to audition.  Include your name, contact info, age, and describe your act.  You may include one photograph and/or link to a video. To register or get more information, email: TalentShow@Rehoboth375.com.


Tuesday, March 13

Wednesday, March 14

Thursday, March 15

10 AM to 8 PM

Blanding Library/Goff Memorial Hall

ANNUAL MARCH MADNESS

CHILDREN’S BOOK SALE

The Blanding Public Library invites young patrons to purchase gently used books. Adults must be accompanied by a child.  $3 to fill a bag (your own bag or one supplied by the library).


Thursday, March 15

5 to 8 PM

Goff Memorial Hall

PUBLIC CPR AND AED CERTIFICATION CLASS

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.  To register, please call 508- 252-3049.


Monday, March 19

6 to 7:45 PM

Goff Memorial Hall

A COMMUNITY CONSERVATION

ON SUICIDE PREVENTION

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.


Wednesday, March 21

7 PM

Francis Farm

NEATTA MEETING

The New England Antique Tractor and Truck Association welcomes new members.  Learn more about the non-profit organization of antique truck and tractor enthusiasts by visiting their website.  NEATTA.org


Saturday, March 24

6:30 PM

Hillside Country Club

47th ANNUAL REHOBOTH FIREMEN’S BALL

Rehoboth Call Firefighters Association hosts this annual event.  For ball tickets, please contact Dan Noons at 508-509-8357.


Saturday, March 24

7 PM - Doors Open

7:30 PM - Performance

Goff Memorial Hall

ARTS IN THE VILLAGE CONCERT SERIES PRESENTS THE DAUROV/MYER DUO

Cellist Adrian Daurov and pianist Spencer Myer established the DUO to explore and perform three centuries of masterworks from the beloved repertoire for their respective instruments, both solo and in combination. 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. For information, call 508-463-5384. rehobothantiquarian.org.   Daurov/MyerDuo


Sunday, March 25

1 PM

DRRHS Auditorium

AUDITIONS FOR REHOBOTH 375 TALENT SHOW

Rehoboth has many talented people. If you are 13 years of age or older, please audition for the Rehoboth Talent Show to be held on Saturday, May 5 at DRRHS.  Arrive for your audition ready to perform. All acts considered. Those chosen to perform in the judged Talent Show with prizes for first, second and third place winners.  You must be pre-registered by email to audition.  Include your name, contact info, age, and describe your act.  You may include one photograph and/or link to a video. To register or get more information, email: TalentShow@Rehoboth375.com.


Saturday, March 31

6:35 PM - Doors Open   7 PM - Dinner Service

Seekonk Rod and Gun Club

ANAWAN FIRE ASSOCIATION

ANNUAL CLAM BOIL

The Anawan Fire Association invites to attend this delicious clam boil dinner fundraiser.  BYOB.  50/50 Raffle. Tickets are $30 per person.