Things to do: buy books, eat BBQ chicken

Sep 22, 2021

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

Thursday, September 23

Stock up your library.

The Friends of the Wareham Free Library will have plenty of gently used books for all ages and in all subjects for sale on Sept. 23-25 at the main library at 59 Marion Rd. The special table this month has a variety of books on crafting and holiday cooking.

The book sale will be open on Thursday, Sept. 23, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Friday, Sept. 24, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Saturday, Sept. 25, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

All proceeds will support the work of the Friends.

Saturday, September 25

Show off your soccer skills.

The Wareham Elks are hosting a soccer shoot competition open to kids up to 14 years old at the soccer fields at 98 Charlotte Furnace Rd.

Registration will open at 9 a.m., and the shoot will begin at 10 a.m. The competition is open to boys and girls and will be divided into four age groups: under 8, under 10, under 12, and under 14. 

All participants will receive a free t-shirt. In case of rain, the event will be held on Sunday, Sept. 26. Those with questions should call Chairman Jim Callan at 617-967-5720.

Shop a rummage sale.

Church of the Good Shepherd will host its Annual Fall Rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 74 High Street. Items for sale include: clothing, coats, shoes, books, domestic items, puzzles, games and toys. Funds will support the church and outreach programming. Masks are required to enter the building.

Attend a yard sale fundraiser.

Peace for Ponies, an animal sanctuary located at 12 Great Neck Rd. in East Wareham, will be hosting a yard sale fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 25, and Sunday, Sept. 26. In case of rain, the yard sale will be held the following weekend on Oct. 2 and 3.

Enjoy some BBQ chicken.

The Redmen Hall at 745 Main St. will be hosting a chicken BBQ from 4 to 9 p.m.

Diners can choose to eat in or take out, and the event will include music and raffles. Tickets cost $15 and should be reserved early. For tickets, call 508-291-0882.

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