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Vocational Awards Committee Annual Fish Fry 2023

Madeira Field 50 Madeira Ave, New Bedford, MA, MA

Join the The Club Madeirense S S Sacramento Inc for its annual fish fry to support the Vocational Awards Committee. All proceeds go to assist area technical and vocational students. […]

An Enchanted Garden: Bishop Stang Auction Gala

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

The 34th annual Bishop Stang auction gala will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 31 at White's of Westport. There will also be online silent bidding. Come join […]

14th Annual Food & Wine Tasting

Seaport Inn and Grill 110 Middle Street, Fairhaven, MA

Join Better Community Living for its 14th Annual Food & Wine Tasting. There will be over 15 vendors from local restaurants as well as wine, beer, and liquor tastings provided by Douglas Wine & Spirits. For ticket information, please email Peggy Smith at or call 508-999-4300 ex. 190

Cape Verdean Association Annual Gala

United Fishermen Club 639 Orchard Street, New Bedford, MA

Please join the Cape Verdean Association for dinner and a night of fabulous live music and entertainment celebrating Cabo Verdean culture. Music by Spencer & Friends with special guests Benvindo […]


Once Upon a CosProm II

Hatch Street Studios 88 Hatch Street, New Bedford, MA

Join the fun as Red Raven Studios and Zombie Leader join forces once again to help raise funds this year for Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer. Welcome to Once Upon a CosProm II, a prom-themed cosplay […]

A Wish Come True 27th Annual Dinner/Dance

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

You are invited to the 2023 A Wish Come True 27th Annual Dinner/Dance on April 29 at White's of Westport from 5-10 p.m. It includes dinner, dancing, a silent auction […]

Ian Abreu’s Annual Springtime Brunch Fundraiser

The Airport Grille 1569 Airport Road, New Bedford, MA

The Abreu for New Bedford Committee will be hosting its annual springtime mimosa brunch fundraiser on Sunday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Airport Grille. The […]

PACE 40th Anniversary Celebration

Century House Inc 107 South Main Street, Acushnet, MA

Join a lively and fun gathering to mark this important milestone and honor those who have served the community throughout the last four decades. Your ticket will include admission to […]

Black Excellence Gala

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

Buy Black NB announces the inaugural Black Excellence Gala, its first fundraising event and a night to remember. Where: The New Bedford Whaling Museum When: Saturday, May 6 from 6-10 […]

Immigrants’ Assistance Center Spring Gala

Kilburn Mill 127 West Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford, MA

Please join the Immigrants’ Assistance Center and its team in celebrating 50 years of service to the immigrant community. Enjoy a night of food, fun, dancing, and reflection on the […]

$125 – $150

South Coast Great Strides

Fort Taber 1000 Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA

The Great Strides for Cystic Fibrosis will be holding a walk at 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 21, at Fort Taber/Fort Rodman. Registration is at 10 a.m. and parking is […]

NAACP Freedom Fund Breakfast

Century House Inc 107 South Main Street, Acushnet, MA

The NAACP'S 34th annual Freedom Fund Breakfast will be held Saturday, June 3 at the Century House in Acushnet from 9 a.m. to noon. The keynote speaker for the event […]