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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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 […]

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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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SouthCoast Community Foundation Scholarships

Virtual

The SouthCoast Community Foundation Scholarship Program is now open for applications. Deadline is March 1. Visit this website for more information on how to apply. One of the largest scholarship programs in the area, SouthCoast Community Foundation awards more than $540,000 annually to local students. High school seniors or college students pursuing 2- or 4-year […]

New Bedford Cultural Council

Virtual

A regular meeting of the New Bedford Cultural Council on Jan. 10 at 5 p.m. Location: Zoom meeting Contact newbedfordcc@gmail.com to request a link Read the agenda here. New Bedford Cultural Council (NBCC) funds programs that promote excellence, access, education, and diversity in the Arts, Humanities and Interpretive Sciences to improve the quality of life […]

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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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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 […]

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Conservation Commission

Brooklawn Senior Center 1997 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford, MA

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 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb . 1 at the Brooklawn Senior Center. Read the full agenda here.

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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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Community Preservation Committee

Virtual

A virtual meeting of the Community Preservation Committee to evaluate the 2022 applications. Read the agenda here. You can participate in the meeting by going to https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84596031271 Or by calling (646) 558 8656 MEETING ID: 845 9603 1271 PASSWORD: 624603 You can also submit written comments or questions to Jessica.Bailey@NewBedford-MA.GOV

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Buttonwood Park Historical Neighborhood Meeting

Buttonwood Senior Center 1 Oneida Street, New Bedford, MA

Monthly meeting for Buttonwood Park Area/Historic District Neighborhood Meeting at Buttonwood Senior Center. For more information contact Naomi Carney at Naomi.Carney@newbedford-ma.gov

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Tech Talk Thursdays

Howland-Green Library 3 Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Wish you knew more about computers? Want help with your Kindle? Wonder what all the hoopla is about Hoopla? Just drop in and ask us! Stay for a few minutes or the whole hour. Bring your device or learn from one of theirs. For more information, contact: Kristen Cardoso at 508-991-6212 or kcardoso@sailsinc.org

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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 […]

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Lawler Branch Technically Good Information

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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Rep. Tony Cabral Office Hours

Howland-Green Library 3 Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Masks are required. First come, first served. For questions, reach out to Dina Abreu at (617) 722-2017 or (508) 997-8113.

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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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Global Learning Charter Public School Board of Trustees

The Airport Grille 1569 Airport Road, New Bedford, MA

A regular meeting of the Global Learning Charter Public School Board of Trustees. Meetings are open to the public and aired on New Bedford Cable Access. During construction at the school, meetings will be held at the Airport Grille. Agenda will be linked here when available.

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SouthCoast Community Foundation Scholarships

Virtual

The SouthCoast Community Foundation Scholarship Program is now open for applications. Deadline is March 1. Visit this website for more information on how to apply. One of the largest scholarship programs in the area, SouthCoast Community Foundation awards more than $540,000 annually to local students. High school seniors or college students pursuing 2- or 4-year […]

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New Bedford Historical Commission

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

A regular meeting of the New Bedford Historical Commission in Room 314 of City Hall. The New Bedford Historical Commission (NBHC) is the city authority responsible for community-wide historic preservation planning. Agenda will be linked here when available. Complete applications must be submitted to the Planning Division (City Hall, 133 William Street, Room 303), by […]

New Bedford Historical Commission

Virtual

A gutter replacement at 23 Centre Street and a demolition request at 19 Taber Street are the two public hearings during a virtual meeting of the Historical Commission at 6 p.m. on Feb. 7. The agenda also includes election of officers and the nomination of Janine da Silva as NBHC representative to the Community Preservation […]

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New Bedford School Committee

Keith Middle School 225 Hathaway Blvd, New Bedford

Regular meeting of the New Bedford School Committee in the Steven De Rossi Community Room at Keith Middle School. The New Bedford School Committee will welcome new members Ross Grace and Melissa Costa, elect a vice-chairperson for 2022, assign members to sub-committees and appoint members to a pair of local boards during its first meeting […]