COVID-19 WARNING: While we continue to list New Bedford's array of cultural offerings, readers are advised to heed the latest public health recommendations. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends that both unvaccinated and fully vaccinated people wear masks indoors in public in areas of substantial or high transmission, including Bristol County.


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Two of a Kind at CVPA

The Two of a Kind exhibit features large-scale photographs of paint by Abelardo Morell in conversation with paintings by Anthony Fisher. Opening reception: AHA! Night, Thursday, Feb. 10, 6–8 p.m. […]


Friday’s New Bedford Food Pantry Schedule


Please follow each food pantry’s rules and regulations, including how often they can be accessed. Many require photo ID for adults and MA Health cards for children and some require a proof of address and/or income. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., House of Hope, 306 Mount Pleasant Street, New Bedford, 508-996-6814 10 a.m. to 2 […]


Women’s Work Exhibit at Fishing Heritage Center

New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center 38 Bethel St., New Bedford

Photographs and oral histories from more than 60 women shine a light on females' many roles in commercial fishing communities. Featured photographers include Shareen Davis, Markham Starr, and Phil Mello.


Lawler Branch Device Advice

Lawler Library 745 Rockdale Ave, New Bedford

Get some one-on-one tech help from your friendly Lawler Library staff. For more information contact Denise Plaskon at 508-991-6216 or


19 on Paper at Narrows

Narrows Center for the Arts 16 Anawan St., Fall River

19 on Paper is a collaboration of artists who created and displayed works on or with paper. Members are painters, collage artists, printmakers, book artists, photographers, digital artists, and sculptors. The group has exhibited extensively in galleries and museums in New England and abroad.


Pride Yoga at Sangha

Sangha 693 Purchase Street, New Bedford

Sanga invites the LGBTQ community and allies to join this free yoga class in collaboration with the South Coast LBGTQ+ Network. Nicole Winning, the owner of Metta Rising, guides the weekly sessions for participants ages 14 and older.  


Rayz Havoc at Kilburn Mill

Kilburn Mill 127 West Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford

Rayz Havoc is a local band that performs popular rock songs from the 1970s and 1980s.