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Tuesday’s New Bedford Food Pantry Schedule

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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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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 […]

SouthCoast Business Builders Breakfast

Hampton Inn Fairhaven 1 Hampton Way, Fairhaven, MA

One SouthCoast Chamber, the Southeastern Massachusetts Business Network and Smith Mills Apiaries, Inc., are hosting a "One SouthCoast Business Builders Breakfast" morning networking series. This event provides members, guests and friends an early-morning opportunity to increase your access to leads, build your book of business, and to encourage the meaningful professional relationships. Please bring plenty […]

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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, Sept. 27 in the Main Library. The agenda will be linked here when available.

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Bristol County Commissioners

Taunton Superior Courthouse 9 Court Street, Taunton, MA

The Bristol County Commissioners will meet in the Jury Room on the second floor of the Taunton Superior Courthouse. The agenda will be posted here when available.

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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

Special Committee on Environmental Affairs

Virtual

The New Bedford City Council's Committee on Environmental Affairs will meet virtually at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27. The meeting will be live streamed on New Bedford Cable Access's Facebook page. On the agenda: A motion requesting a briefing regarding the City's ongoing legal position and financial exposure resulting from the Mass DEP and […]

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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, […]

Committee on Memorials and Dedications

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

The New Bedford City Council's Committee on Memorials and Dedications will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28 in City Council Chambers at City Hall. The only item on the agenda is an application for a memorial park bench and tree dedication program for Women in Military Service at Fort Taber Park. The application […]

SRPEDD Commission Meeting

Virtual

SRPEDD Commission Meeting will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Sept. 28 via Zoom.  Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 829 7312 7525 Passcode: 093334 Read the full agenda here.

Committee on Public Safety and Neighborhoods

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

The New Bedford City Council Committee on Public Safety and Neighborhoods will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28 in City Council Chambers at City Hall. On the agenda: A request that Thomas Anderson, superintendent of New Bedford Public Schools to discuss the InForce 911 program. A request to meet in executive session for […]

Moving Forward 2050: Where the River Meets the Road

Virtual

Addressing Hazards at Road-Stream Crossings in Massachusetts Join SRPEDD’s Transportation and Environmental Department via Zoom to discuss how retrofitting our road-stream crossings (bridges and culverts) for environmental resilience can also […]

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NB Farmer’s Market at Buttonwood Park

Buttonwood Park 425 Hawthorn St., New Bedford, MA

Coastal Foodshed is hosting the New Bedford Farmer's Market. Shop with our local farmers and food makers while enjoying live music and a cooking demonstration. Multiple payment options are available, including SNAP/HIP.

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Pitch Black All Ideas Pitch Contest

Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum 396 County St., New Bedford, MA

EforAll South Coast has teamed up with BuyBlackNB to host an outdoor Pitch Contest on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 5–7 p.m. at the Rotch Jones Duff House to engage and encourage BIPOC entrepreneurs. The deadline to apply is Thursday, Sept. 15 at noon. To learn more and apply, visit bit.ly/PitchBlackAllIdeas.

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Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum 396 County St., New Bedford, MA

In partnership with BuyBlackNB, EforAll South Coast is introducing the "Pitch Black" All Ideas Pitch Contest. Do you know someone that has a business or a non-profit idea? Send them over to Apply at bit.ly/PitchBlackAllIdeas. Deadline to apply is Thursday, Sept. 15th at noon. Come down and support these entrepreneurs, audience participation is always welcome. Looking to […]

Business After Hours at Hatch Street Studios

Hatch Street Studios 88 Hatch Street, New Bedford, MA

Join One SouthCoast Chamber at the art gallery for great food and open bar. Artists will be on site to discuss their pieces. Music by local band, Long Swan. Bring your business cards for a chance to win a door prize: a pair of 11th row, center court Celtics tickets valued at $750. The chamber […]

Sip and Support fundraiser for YMCA

Stone Path Malt 11 Kendrick Rd, Wareham, MA

Please YMCA Southcoast for a fun-filled evening of family, friends, food & drink at the YMCA’s “Sip & Support“ event Sept. 29 at the Stone Path Malt in Wareham, benefitting The Gleason Family YMCA annual campaign. Sip craft beer and sample savory bites of food while enjoying live music and silent auction. The theme is […]

Human Relations Commission

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

The Human Relations Commission will meet at 7 p.m. on Sept. 29 in the Charles Ashley Room at New Bedford City Hall. On the agenda: APRA Funds RFR-Vacant/Abandoned properties MHRC Martha's Vineyard Letter from Chairman Martin Bentz to City Council Human Rights Day MLK Update NBPD, Executive Director and Commissioner reports Read the full agenda […]

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Friday’s New Bedford Food Pantry Schedule

Virtual

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 […]

SouthCoast Job Fair

White's of Westport 66 State Rd, Westport, MA

The SouthCoast Chamber, Lifestream, Lafrance Hospitality, MassHire Greater New Bedford Career Center and the Bristol Workforce Board present the 2022 "SouthCoast Job Fair." The event will take place on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at of White’s of Westport. The "SouthCoast Job Fair" will showcase over one-hundred of the area's […]

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Lawler Branch Device Advice

Lawler Library 745 Rockdale Ave, New Bedford, MA

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

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3rd annual Outdoor Dinner and a Movie Night at Round the Bend Farm

Round the Bend Farm 92 Allens Neck Road, S. Dartmouth, MA

Join Elements Learning Collaborative for its 3rd annual Outdoor Dinner & a Movie Night held at Round the Bend Farm in Dartmouth. Proceeds support our scholarship fund which provides holistic education for a diverse and expansive community. Elements Learning Collaborative is a local non-profit 501(c)(3) that offers a wide variety of holistic education for children […]

$35 – $75

Hazardous Waste Drop-Off day

Crapo Hill Landfill 300 Samuel Barnet Blvd, New Bedford, MA

The fall Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day will take place Saturday, Oct. 1 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Crapo Hill landfill, 300 Samuel Barnet Blvd. Sign up is required. One month prior to event, visit gnbrrmdistrict.org to select a time slot. New Bedford, Dartmouth, and Freetown residents only.