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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.



New Bedford Science Café

The Last Round Bar & Grille 908 Purchase St, New Bedford, MA

The April 4 Science Café features Brown University paleoceanographer Timothy Herbert. Tim fills the shoes of marine geologist and oceanographer. He will discuss “Drilling into the Past for Clues about Our Climate Future.” Tim and a student—participants on Expedition 397 of the Int’l Ocean Discovery Program—recently spent 59 days off Portugal’s coast recovering mud cores […]

Party for the Planet

Buttonwood Park 425 Hawthorn St., New Bedford, MA

Party for the Planet is North America's largest combined Earth Day celebration. More than 100 AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums nationwide celebrate with activities, giveaways, and special events. On Saturday, April […]