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

UMass Dartmouth Star Store Campus 715 Purchase St., New Bedford

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. […]

Whale Scroll: One Whale Makes Seven Shores Prosperous

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

This exhibit is from the New Bedford Free Public Library's art curator, Allie Copeland. Beginning in the 18th century, Japanese feudal lords who oversaw whaling efforts commissioned emakimono, or picture […]


New Bedford Public Schools’ Family Engagement Center

Normandin Middle School 81 Felton St., New Bedford

Do you need help applying for or renewing your SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program / food stamp)? You can do this at the New Bedford Public Schools' Family Engagement Center […]


Free virtual addiction recovery meeting


Hello New Bedford: You are invited to a free virtual addiction recovery meeting. Topics include Recovery Coping Skills, Values Building, Mental Health, Trauma, Addiction & Recovery, Harm Reduction, Understanding CORI, […]


Conservation Commission

Brooklawn Senior Center 1997 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford

Eversource work between Phillips Road and the Dartmouth town line is the only new business on the agenda for a regular meeting of the New Bedford Conservation Commission at 6:30 […]


Tacos and Musical Bingo in the Vault

The Vault Music Hall at Greasy Luck Pub 791 Purchase St., New Bedford

The Vault Music Hall and Pub welcome all for taco Tuesdays and musical bingo. This is a fun, family-friendly event. Cross off five songs in a row to win a […]


Neal and Company at Cork Wine and Tapas

Cork Wine and Tapas 90 Front St., New Bedford

Local legend Neal McCarthy plays acoustic guitar with musicians Marc Friedman and Mark Purrington every Tuesday night at Cork. Reserve a table here.