Things to do: Bird watch, shop, eat

Jan 9, 2020

There’s a lot to do in the tri-town this week. For a full list of activities, visit

Friday, Jan 10.

Eat dinner with friends.

The next Mattapoisett Congregational Church Open Table will be at 4:30 p.m. in Reynard Hall at the church.

There is no charge for the meal, though the church gratefully accepts donations. Supper will be served at 5 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 11

Watch waterbirds.

The Sippican Lands Trust and Nasketucket Bird Club will team up for a bird watching session (called a duck waddle)at 9 a.m. After meeting at the Silvershell Beach parking area, the group will carpool to overlooks and Lands Trust properties around Marion to birdwatch.

Some sites may require a quarter mile walk for water views. Organizers suggest participants bring water, binoculars and dress appropriately for the day’s weather.

 If the Duck Waddle is canceled due to inclement weather, information will be posted to the Lands Trust’s website and Facebook page. For directions or further information visit or call Sippican Lands Trust at 508-748-3080

Sunday, Jan. 12

Go shopping.

The Benjamin D. Cushing Community Center will travel to the Providence Place Mall at 9:30 a.m. Attendees will be able to browse through over 140 stores and 20 dining options.

Registration for this trip will begin on Jan. 2. Call 508-748-3570 to sign up.