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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Two of a Kind at CVPA

UMass Dartmouth Star Store Campus 715 Purchase St., New Bedford, MA

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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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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Rep. Tony Cabral Office Hours

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

Masks are required. First come, first served. For questions, reach out to Dina Abreu at (617) 722-2017 or (508) 997-8113.

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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. […]

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Fresh Art: New Worx at Gallery X

Gallery X 169 William St., New Bedford, MA

A community art exhibition of newly created works by artists working in any medium. The open receptions are on Feb. 5  and AHA! Night Feb. 10. The exhibit runs from […]

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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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Relief Block Printing For Cards & Images

New Bedford Arts & Cultural Emporium 127 West Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA

This workshop focuses on the basic skills involved in making relief prints.  Students 15 and up will create a small edition of stationery or notecard sets with an emphasis on […]

$60
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Fresh Art: New Worx at Gallery X

Gallery X 169 William St., New Bedford, MA

A community art exhibition of newly created works by artists working in any medium. The open receptions are on Feb. 5  and AHA! Night Feb. 10. The exhibit runs from […]

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Artist of the Month: Taylor Hickey

MaiatoFitz Art Gallery & Studio Kilburn Mill, Studio 2-62

Taylor Hickey is a printmaker, bookmaker, and sculptor working out of New Bedford. Born in Southeast Texas, Taylor earned her BA in Drawing and Printmaking from McNeese State University in […]

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Fado Sundays at Morna Lounge

Morna Lounge and Grill 621 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford, MA

Morna Lounge and Grill hosts "A Night of Fado" every Sunday from 6 p.m.–12 a.m. Check the Facebook page to check the lineup each week.

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Mass Humanities 2022 Grants Calendar

Virtual

Four new funding opportunities from Mass Humanities seek to respond to the challenges facing the people of Massachusetts. Part of a new three-year strategic plan, the foundation’s 2022 grants calendar […]

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New Bedford School Committee

Keith Middle School 225 Hathaway Blvd, New Bedford

The New Bedford School Committee will hold a regular meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 9 at Keith Middle School. On the agenda: Public comment on the 2023 budget […]

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Bullard Street Neighborhood Association

Global Learning Charter School 190 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Credit: Bullard Street Neighborhood Association Facebook Page Meets at Global Charter School the first Monday of the month at 6:30 PM. Contact: Ken Resendes and Joy Trudeau at  bsna02746@aol.com or joyken@aol.com

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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 […]

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Free virtual addiction recovery meeting

Virtual

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, […]

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Bristol County Commissioners Meeting

Taunton Superior Courthouse 9 Court Street, Taunton, MA

A regular meeting of the Bristol County Commissioners. Meetings are held in the Jury Room on the second floor of the Taunton Superior Courthouse at 9 Court Street in Taunton. […]

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Trivia Night at Pub 6T5

Pub 6T5 736 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Every other Tuesday evening, Comedian Tom Stewart hosts trivia night at Pub 6T5. After 90 minutes and three rounds of play, the first-place winner receives a $25 gift card.  

Free
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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 […]

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Neal and Company at Cork Wine and Tapas

Cork Wine and Tapas 90 Front St., New Bedford, MA

Local legend Neal McCarthy plays acoustic guitar with musicians Marc Friedman and Mark Purrington every Tuesday night at Cork. Reserve a table here.  

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The Art of 2 Mad Women No. 2: Gallery X

Gallery X 169 William St., New Bedford, MA

Susan Hauck is a self-taught, lifelong learner. As she describes,  her work focuses on the mid-century "Atomic Age" with a healthy dose of humor. Susan also respects the far east […]