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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Tuesday’s New Bedford Food Pantry Schedule

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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

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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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Cove Street Neighborhood Association Meeting

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

Monthly meeting of the Cove St. neighborhood association is held on the first Tuesday of every month in the Howland Green Library. Contact: Celeine Saraiva at celeine1@comcast.net

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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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Tacos and Musical Bingo in the Vault

The Vault Music Hall at Greasy Luck Pub 791 Purchase St., New Bedford, MA

The Vault Music Hall and Pub welcome all for taco Tuesdays and musical bingo. This is a fun, family-friendly event. Cross off five songs in a row to win a prize. Reservations can be made on Yelp at https://buff.ly/3zAwu9y.

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Two of a Kind at CVPA

The Two of a Kind exhibit features large-scale photographs of paint by Abelardo Morell in conversation with paintings by Anthony Fisher. Opening reception: AHA! Night, Thursday, Feb. 10, 6–8 p.m. […]

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Wednesday’s New Bedford Food Pantry Schedule

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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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Papier Mache Mask Workshop

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

Instructor Karen Zukas teaches participants (aged 10 and up) about the art of papier-mache. The goal of the event is to create a giant celebratory head to be worn or displayed. The course fee is $75.00, $10 for extra-large balloons, papers, glue, aluminum foil, tools, brushes, and paint.

$75
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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 Ward 5 Neighborhood Meeting

Buttonwood Senior Center 1 Oneida Street, New Bedford, MA

Monthly meeting for Buttonwood Park Ward 5 Neighborhood Meeting at Buttonwood Senior Center is held on the first Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Buttonwood Senior Center. For more information contact Naomi Carney at Naomi.Carney@newbedford-ma.gov

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Dallas Corbin & BBQ Wednesdays

Cisco Brewers Kitchen & Bar 1480 East Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford, MA

Country performer Dallas Corbin brings a touch of Nashville to the Cisco Brewery every Wednesday. A special menu of house-made bbq is also featured.

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A-Ok Karaoke at Pour Farm

Pour Farm Tavern 780 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA

A-Ok Karaoke hosts a music-filled night every Wednesday at The Pour Farm Tavern. Sing along and perform to a wide variety of karaoke songs, with music and lyrics.

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Thursday’s New Bedford Food Pantry

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 Noon: […]

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Women’s Work Exhibit at Fishing Heritage Center

New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center 38 Bethel St., New Bedford, MA

Photographs and oral histories from more than 60 women shine a light on females' many roles in commercial fishing communities. Featured photographers include Shareen Davis, Markham Starr, and Phil Mello.

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Story & Crafts at K&A Creations

K&A Creations 127 W. Rodney French Blvd. Rm. S2-72 2nd floor, New Bedford, MA

Starting Thursday, Jan. 6 K&A Creations we will offer Story & Crafts for children of all ages. This event will take place every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Kids will enjoy a new story each week then paint a craft to take home.

$10
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19 on Paper at Narrows

Narrows Center for the Arts 16 Anawan St., Fall River, MA

19 on Paper is a collaboration of artists who created and displayed works on or with paper. Members are painters, collage artists, printmakers, book artists, photographers, digital artists, and sculptors. The group has exhibited extensively in galleries and museums in New England and abroad.

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The Concept Duo at Rose Alley

Rose Alley Ale House 94 Front St., New Bedford, MA

The Concept is a party band that plays top 40, rock, alt-rock, dance, and sing-along style music from the ’80s until now.

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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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Women’s Work Exhibit at Fishing Heritage Center

New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center 38 Bethel St., New Bedford, MA

Photographs and oral histories from more than 60 women shine a light on females' many roles in commercial fishing communities. Featured photographers include Shareen Davis, Markham Starr, and Phil Mello.

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Lawler Branch Device Advice

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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19 on Paper at Narrows

Narrows Center for the Arts 16 Anawan St., Fall River, MA

19 on Paper is a collaboration of artists who created and displayed works on or with paper. Members are painters, collage artists, printmakers, book artists, photographers, digital artists, and sculptors. The group has exhibited extensively in galleries and museums in New England and abroad.

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Pride Yoga at Sangha

Sangha 693 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA

Sanga invites the LGBTQ community and allies to join this free yoga class in collaboration with the South Coast LBGTQ+ Network. Nicole Winning, the owner of Metta Rising, guides the weekly sessions for participants ages 14 and older.  

Free