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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.




Groundwork Southcoast Volunteer Day

Riverside Park 297 Belleville Ave., New Bedford, MA

Join Groundwork Southcoast from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a Volunteer Day at GWSC Urban Farm and Community Garden, located near the basketball court in Riverside Park. Help clean up Riverside Park, grab sow & grow seed starter kits, meet the Green Team and much more. For more information email or visit their […]

Pulaski Park Design Public Meeting

Pulaski School 1097 Braley Road, New Bedford, MA

New Bedford's Parks, Recreation and Beaches department will be hosting a public meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at Pulaski School to share ideas for improvements at Pulaski […]

New Bedford Ocean Cluster Annual Meeting

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

Join the New Bedford Ocean Cluster for its first Annual Meeting at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford. The program will include an update on our progress, the election of Officers and Directors, a keynote speaker, and reception with light hors d’oeuvres and spirits. Here’s what to expect: 5:30 p.m. […]

Fort Phoenix Cleanup

Fort Phoenix 100 Green St., Fairhaven, MA

Help clean up Fort Phoenix from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 15. Meet at the table in the parking lot near the cannons. Children must be accompanied by an […]

NSTAR/Eversource Public Hearing


NSTAR/Eversource Energy will be holding a public hearing for approval of its three-year energy efficiency plan report. The term report documents actual energy savings, benefits and expenditures resulting from the three-year energy efficiency plan. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27. Read the agenda here. Attendees can […]