Things to do: Learn, shop, help out

Nov 14, 2019

There’s a lot going on in Wareham on any given week. For more information on these and other upcoming events, visit

Friday, November 15

Try garden therapy.

The Wareham Garden Club and Council on Aging will be hosting Garden Therapy at 10:30 a.m. All materials and instructions are supplied by volunteer members of the Garden Club at no cost to the seniors. The club asks participants to reserve a spot as soon as possible by calling 508-291-3130.

Saturday, Nov. 16

Enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner.

Grace Lighthouse Fellowship will offer a free Thanksgiving dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. The dinner is free for all, but space is limited. Reserve a spot by calling 774-678-4495. Grace Fellowship Lighthouse is located at 3065 Cranberry Hwy.

Help out at Lopes Playground.

Wareham CORE is seeking volunteers to help complete the clean-up and renovations of Lopes Playground beginning at 9 a.m. Volunteers will be focused on spreading 500 yards of engineered wood fiber to make the space safe for kids. Pitchforks, rakes, and wheelbarrows are appreciated.

Sunday, Nov. 17

Shop for crafts.

All American Assisted Living, located at 300 Rosebrook Way, will be hosting its first annual Craft Fair from 1 to 4 p.m. Vendors will be selling crafts, jewelry, and other treats.

Monday, Nov. 18

Learn about butterflies.

The Wareham Land Trust will be hosting a screening of “The Incredible Journey of Butterflies,” followed by information about local butterflies and a kids craft, at the Wareham Free Library, 59 Marion Road, at 6 p.m. The event is free, but guests are asked to register at

Explore Onset’s Spiritualist history.

The Wareham Historical Society will host a presentation chronicling the rise and fall of Spiritualism in Onset at a presentation by historian Michael J. Maddigan, the author of “Spiritualist Onset: Talking with the Dead by the Sea,” at 7 p.m. at the Methodist Meeting House, 495 Main St. 

Admission will be free for members and cost $2 for non-members. Refreshments will be served after the program. For more information call 508-295-8578, go to, or visit “The Wareham Historical Society” on Facebook. 

Tuesday, Nov. 19

Talk about art.

The Bourne Wareham Art Association will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at BB’s Bar & Grill, 2424 Cranberry Highway. 

The business meeting will be followed by a presentation by Heather Stivison, a Dartmouth-based painter with nearly two decades of experience as a museum professional. 

New members are welcome, and food will be available for purchase. For more information, see the group’s Facebook page, titled “The Official Bourne-Wareham Art Association.”

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