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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Survey for a Museum of the Portuguese Speaking World

Virtual

The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at UMass Dartmouth invites you to imagine what should take place at a new Museum of the Portuguese Speaking World. Fill out this survey before June 30. and be entered to win a gift certificate from Portugalia Marketplace or Seabra Foods.

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Apply for NBForward! and NB100! funding from NBEDC

Virtual

The New Bedford Economic  Development Council (NBEDC) has launched NBForward! and NB100! – two new funding  programs to help finance the dreams of existing and aspiring small businesses in the City of  New Bedford.  NBForward! will provide funding to existing New Bedford businesses still suffering negative  effects of the pandemic. NB100! will focus on assisting […]

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Monday’s New Bedford Food Pantry Schedule

Various

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 […]

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Mass Humanities 2022 Grants Calendar

Virtual

Four new funding opportunities from Mass Humanities seek to respond to the challenges facing the people of Massachusetts. Part of a new three-year strategic plan, the foundation’s 2022 grants calendar prioritizes support for projects and local organizations serving historically marginalized communities. Mass Humanities offers four ways for nonprofits and tribal entities to seek funding in […]

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Survey for a Museum of the Portuguese Speaking World

Virtual

The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at UMass Dartmouth invites you to imagine what should take place at a new Museum of the Portuguese Speaking World. Fill out this survey before June 30. and be entered to win a gift certificate from Portugalia Marketplace or Seabra Foods.

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NB Farmer’s Market at Brooklawn Park

Brooklawn Park 1997 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford, MA

Local products are available at the New Bedford Farmer's Market sponsored by Coastal Foodshed. Live music and a cooking demonstration will be onsite. Multiple payment options are available, including SNAP/HIP.

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City Council FY23 Budget Hearing

New Bedford City Hall 133 William St., New Bedford, MA

The New Bedford City Council will hold a series of six special budget hearings, starting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, in council chambers at City Hall. They will […]

Special New Bedford City Council Meeting

New Bedford City Hall 133 William St., New Bedford, MA

The New Bedford City Council will hold a special FY23 budget cut session at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 27. Read the full budget here.

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Tuesday’s New Bedford Food Pantry Schedule

Various

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 […]

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Survey for a Museum of the Portuguese Speaking World

Virtual

The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at UMass Dartmouth invites you to imagine what should take place at a new Museum of the Portuguese Speaking World. Fill out this survey before June 30. and be entered to win a gift certificate from Portugalia Marketplace or Seabra Foods.

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New Bedford Public Schools’ Family Engagement Center

Normandin Middle School 81 Felton St., New Bedford, MA

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 in Normandin Middle School every Tuesday from 8-10 a.m. Register using this link.   ¿Necesita ayuda para solicitar o renovar su SNAP (Programa de Asistencia de Nutrición […]

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Free virtual addiction recovery meeting

Virtual

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, Healthy Relationships. Addiction Recovery Education Access Services (AREAS) is a FREE weekly peer-to-peer facilitated meeting that focuses on recovery-based topics chosen by group participants. Meeting […]

Library Board of Trustees

New Bedford Downtown Library 613 Pleasant St., New Bedford, MA

The Library Board of Trustees will meet at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28 in the Main Library. The agenda will be linked here when available.

Community Preservation Committee

New Bedford Downtown Library 613 Pleasant St., New Bedford, MA

The Community Preservation Committee (CPC) oversees the implementation of the CPA in New Bedford. It is responsible for assessing the community preservation needs of the city; developing and maintaining the community preservation plan which establishes the city’s preservation priorities; preparing an annual budget for City Council; and making project recommendations to City Council after an extensive application […]

Special City Council Meeting

New Bedford City Hall 133 William St., New Bedford, MA

A special city council meeting has been called for Tuesday, June 28 at 6:30 p.m. on City Council Chambers in City Hall. On the agenda is a report from he City Property Committee that recommends the city accept the bid to purchase 449 North Street. There is also an order detailing the proposed updated list […]

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AJ Gomes Neighborhood Association

Gomes School 286 S 2nd St., New Bedford, MA

Meets  the last Tuesday of the month at 6:30  PM at the AJ Gomes School. For more information contact Buddy Andrade at obvdcbr@yahoo.com

Committee on Appointments and Briefings

New Bedford City Hall 133 William St., New Bedford, MA

The New Bedford City Council Committee on Appointments and Briefings will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28 in City Council Chambers in City Hall. On the agenda is […]

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Wednesday’s New Bedford Food Pantry Schedule

Various

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 9 a.m. to Noon, […]

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Survey for a Museum of the Portuguese Speaking World

Virtual

The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at UMass Dartmouth invites you to imagine what should take place at a new Museum of the Portuguese Speaking World. Fill out this survey before June 30. and be entered to win a gift certificate from Portugalia Marketplace or Seabra Foods.

Offshore Wind Community Outreach Forum

Waypoint Events Center 185 MacArthur Drive, New Bedford, MA

Join the New Bedford Ocean Cluster to explore how your company can work in the rapidly growing offshore wind industry through the Act Local Program and to meet industry peers. The forum goes from 4-6 p.m. on June 29 at the Waypoint Event Center. The event will include networking and remarks from the NBOC, Vineyard […]

Meeting Street Job Fair

Meeting Street 543 North Street, New Bedford, MA

Meeting Street is hiring for positions in New Bedford. Stop by their job fair and see the space, learn more about their programs and talk to the HR team.

Pay Equity and Justice for Freelancers

Virtual

What hourly pay provided to a freelancer amounts to minimum wage for an employee, a living wage or a reasonable professional wage? While it is hard to be precise it is possible to create reasonable estimates. We believe that funders, freelancers and the organizations that hire them have a role to play in creating equity […]

Cape Verdean Recognition Scholarship Awards Ceremony

New Bedford Whaling Museum 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA

The Cape Verdean Recognition Scholarship is awarded by the Cape Verdean Recognition Committee, Inc., established in 1973. The Scholarship is awarded to students in the greater New Bedford area who are graduating seniors planning to attend a regionally accredited college or university in Fall 2022 in a program of study leading to an associate’s or […]

Committee on Memorials and Dedications

New Bedford City Hall 133 William St., New Bedford, MA

The New Bedford City Council Committee on Memorials and Dedications will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29. On the agenda: Applications for Memorial Park benches and Tree Dedications […]