Things to do: Fish, kayak, make a craft

Sep 9, 2019

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Thursday, September 12

Listen to Bronx Jazz.

The Wareham Free Library will host “Bronx Jazz: A Conversation Between Father and Son” from 6 to 7:45 p.m. in the meeting room. Bronx Jazz is a performance piece combining theater, spoken-word and poetry with live jazz and hip-hop. Written and performed by the father – son duo of Mwalim & ZYG 808, the show explores the differences between their generations and genres of choice, as well as what they share.

Friday, September 13

Head to Foxwoods.

The Council on Aging is hosting a trip to Foxwoods Casino, with a bus leaving at 8 a.m. sharp and returning around 5 p.m. The cost for the trip, which is open to adults of all ages, is $22. To reserve a spot, call the office at 508-291-3130.

Kayak under a full moon.

The Buzzards Bay Coalition is leading a free exploration of Onset Bay and Wickets Island beginning at Shell Point at 6:30 p.m. Registration is required online at Participants must have their own kayak and should bring a flashlight or headlamp.

Saturday, September 14

Golf to help kids with cancer.

The Wareham Police Association is hosting a golf tournament at 8 a.m. at the Little Harbor Country Club, 1 Little Harbor Rd., with all proceeds going to Cops for Kids with Cancer. The scramble-format tournament will be composed of four person teams, and an individual ticket (including food) costs $60. For more information or to sign up, email or

Check out classic cars.

The Yankee Wood Chapter of the National Woodie Club is hosting a Woodie Car Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at A.D. Makepeace, 158 Tihonet Rd. The event, which is free to attend, will feature classic Woodie cars, live music by the Class Action Suits, and food by Makepeace Farms or Wicked Smokin’ BBQ.

Tuesday, September 17

Make a trivet.

The Wareham Council on Aging is hosting a crafting class at 1 p.m. in the Cranberry Cafe in the Multi Service Center. Participants will make a 6 by 6 inch trivet, painted with alcohol inks. The $2 registration fee includes materials. Call 508-291-3130 to sign up.

Learn to fish.

The Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries and the Buzzards Bay Coalition are hosting a family-friendly free fishing clinic on Onset Pier from 5 to 7 p.m. Instructors will demonstrate the basics of fishing, including baiting up and casting out. A limited number of poles and bait will be provided to kids under the age of 16.

Talk about the business of art.

The Bourne Wareham Art Association will be hosting a presentation by gallery owner Judith Klein about how artists can work with an art gallery on Tuesday, September 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. at BB’s Bar & Grill, 2424 Cranberry Highway. Klein has owned and operated the Judith Klein Art Gallery in New Bedford where she has curated many exhibits. New members are welcome. For more information, go to the group’s Facebook page, titled “The Official Bourne-Wareham Art Association.”

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