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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 An Illustrated Talk by Katrina Porteous

Zoom Meeting

Katrina Porteous leads the illustrated talk at the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center. A historian and poet, she has documented the lives of fishermen and women on the Northumberland coast. This program will be presented via ZOOM and is part of a new occasional series called Mid-Day Mug Up. Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86095216612

The Makers Series: Needlework

Zoom Meeting

This event is a virtual talk with Deidre Scherer, Needlework is a handcraft dating back thousands of years. Deidre Scherer worked in oils, charcoal, and pencil before turning to the fabric. Her thread-on-fabric work has been shown in over 200 exhibitions worldwide. This event is free as part of AHA Night.

Birdscaping: Home Sweet Habitat

Southworth Library 732 Dartmouth Street, Dartmouth, MA

The Friends of the Dartmouth Libraries host Joan Butler from Enchanted Gardens. The virtual discussion focuses on how to create beautiful gardens that attract and nurture birds. Register here: www.tinyurl.com/birdscaping.

Greener Futures: Virtual Panel Discussion

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

Panelists speak about gardening programs that rehabilitate people and communities. This event is free as a part of AHA Night.

Free

The Makers Series: Woodworking

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

Rick Finneran, RJD Facilities Manager and Lead Gardener, hosts a virtual talk as part of AHA Night. The discussion is about poetry, repurposed wood, and the building of a rocking chair.

Free