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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Committee on Memorials and Dedications

New Bedford City Hall 133 William St., New Bedford, MA

The New Bedford City Council Committee on Memorials and Dedications will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29. On the agenda: Applications for Memorial Park benches and Tree Dedications […]

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Musical Bingo at Off the Hook

Off the Hook 56 Goulart Memorial Drive, Fairhaven, MA

Good Thomas' Musical Bingo is back at Off the Hook, every Wednesday from 7–9 p.m. Five in a row still scores that prize.

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Boot Camp in the Park

Cushman Park 164 Green St., Fairhaven

Fitness in Cushman Park is back, celebrating 11 years of free outdoor exercise.  Summer boot camp begins June 23 and will run every Thursday from 8:30 a.m. through Aug. 25. […]

Free
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Henry Horenstein Exhibit

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

Henry Horenstein is a professional photographer, filmmaker, and teacher. The New Bedford native studied at RISD in the 1970s under Harry Callahan, Aaron Siskind, and Minor White. He is also […]

$9 – $19
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NB Farmer’s Market at Buttonwood Park

Buttonwood Park 425 Hawthorn St., New Bedford, MA

Coastal Foodshed is hosting the New Bedford Farmer's Market. Shop with our local farmers and food makers while enjoying live music and a cooking demonstration. Multiple payment options are available, […]

Recognition Music Festival at Cisco

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

The Recognition Music Festival is a music-filled fundraising event by the Cape Verdean Recognition Parade Committee. All proceeds benefit the 50th annual parade in New Bedford.

$35
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Yoga at Haskell Gardens

Allen C. Haskell Public Gardens 787 Shawmut Ave,, New Bedford, MA

New Bedford Wellness Initiative and Haskell Gardens have partnered again this summer to provide the community with free yoga. Every Thursday evening from 5:30–6:30 p.m., a lineup of different teachers […]

Free

Commission for Citizens with Disabilities

Buttonwood Senior Center 1 Oneida Street, New Bedford, MA

The New Bedford Commission for Citizens with Disabilities will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 30 in the Buttonwood Senior Center. On the agenda: Brock Avenue sidewalk complaint Hillman […]

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The Concept Duo at Rose Alley

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

The Concept Duo performs at Rose Alley Ale House every Thursday. The popular party band plays Top 40, Rock, Alt Rock, dance, and sing-along style music from the ’80s until […]

9th Bristol District Candidate Night

Dartmouth Town Hall 400 Slocum Road, Dartmouth, MA

The Dartmouth Town Committee will hold a candidate night for Democratic Primary candidates running for State Representative for the 9th Bristol Disrict: Rep. Chris Markey (incumbent) and Mr. Cameron Costa. […]

Montage Bleu at The Kilburn Rooftop

The Rooftop at The Cove at Kilburn Mill 127 W. Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford, MA

Montage Bleu performs acoustic music, including pop dance hits, classic rock covers, easy-listening music, and jazz.

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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Henry Horenstein Exhibit

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

Henry Horenstein is a professional photographer, filmmaker, and teacher. The New Bedford native studied at RISD in the 1970s under Harry Callahan, Aaron Siskind, and Minor White. He is also […]

$9 – $19
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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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First Fridays at The Whaling Museum

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

This 21+ event mixes art, history, science, and entertainment into the first Friday of every month during the summer. Explore three of the New Bedford Whaling Museum's newest exhibitions after-hours […]

$5 – $10

Summer Sound Series: Candida Rose

Downtown New Bedford Union St. /Purchase St. Area, New Bedford, MA

New Bedford native Candida Rose brings her talent to Purchase St. (between Union and William streets) as part of the 2022 Summer Sound Series. The popular singer/songwriter combines her Cape […]

Jeff Tuohy at Cisco

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

Artist Jeff Tuohy has been featured in movies and on radio stations across North America as a musician, songwriter, and actor. Music journalists call him a "musical chameleon" because his […]

Free

Batteries Not Included at Kilburn

The Rooftop at The Cove at Kilburn Mill 127 W. Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford, MA

Performing the latest top 40, rock, pop, and country hits, as well as classic favorites Batteries Not Included, provides a little something for everyone.

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Weekly Wellness Walk at Buttonwood Park

Buttonwood Park 425 Hawthorn St., New Bedford, MA

Local physicians lead a walk around Buttonwood Park every Saturday morning. Participants meet at the zoo entrance. The Wellness Walks are part of the New Bedford Wellness Initiative to raise […]

Free
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Henry Horenstein Exhibit

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

Henry Horenstein is a professional photographer, filmmaker, and teacher. The New Bedford native studied at RISD in the 1970s under Harry Callahan, Aaron Siskind, and Minor White. He is also […]

$9 – $19