Things to do: Carve out your story and a spectacular spring

Mar 15, 2024

Saturday, March 16

Tell your story

The Wareham Free Library will host the program “Carving Out Your Story: An Oral History Workshop”. It will take place at 1 p.m. at the Wareham Free Library, 59 Marion Road.

Award-winning facilitators and storytellers Karen Chace and Andrea Lovett will guide participants through the process of finding the elements of their lives that deserve to be remembered.

The program is free but registration is required. Sign up on the library website or call the library at 508-295-2343 to reserve a spot.

Monday, March 18

Learn about a local visionary

Join the Wareham Historical Society at 7 p.m. to hear about the process of honoring local historical figure Captain Paul Cuffe. The program will take place at the Methodist Meeting House, 495 Main Street.

See page 10 for further details.

Tuesday, March 19

Bleeding for a cause

The Wareham Police Association is hosting a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the police station, 2515 Cranberry Highway.

The blood given will support patients at the Boston Children’s Hospital.

To make an appointment, visit or call 617-355-6677. No walk-ins are permitted.

The sponsor code for this drive is WRHMPD. For more information, email

Worms and dirt

Mary Wilson, an educator with Pitter Patter Programs, will facilitate the program “Spectacular Spring: Worms, Birds and Plants” from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Wareham Free Library, 59 Marion Road.

Join Wilson in learning about worms, birds and plants through engaging activities. Children will have fun observing, measuring and planting with a variety of materials and tools. The program is geared toward children 2.5 to 8 years old with a caregiver, and is free to families.

RSVP by Friday, March 15 to Brenda Owen, or Marcia Hickey,, or call 508-291-3500 ext. 3556.

Thursday, March 21

From the brain to the page

Cartoonist and art educator Cara Bean will be at the Wareham Free Library running a series of drawing workshops for the younger library patrons.

The workshops are free but registration is required to ensure adequate seating and doodling supplies. Visit the calendar on the library’s website to register.

From 3 to 5 p.m., Bean will run “Doodle + Comics,” a workshop on making comics and zines. Participants will talk about how to come up with a storyline and develop a character and discuss other topics related to writing and drawing comics.

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