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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Rob Davis at Cisco Brewery

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

Rhode Island vocalist Rob Davis performs with a band and as a solo acoustic artist. He plays primarily cover music, stretching all types of genres.

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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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Monday’s New Bedford Food Pantry Schedule

Various

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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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 prioritizes support for projects and local organizations serving historically marginalized communities. Mass Humanities offers four ways for nonprofits and tribal entities to seek funding in […]

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SouthCoast Community Foundation Scholarships

Virtual

The SouthCoast Community Foundation Scholarship Program is now open for applications. Deadline is March 1. Visit this website for more information on how to apply. One of the largest scholarship programs in the area, SouthCoast Community Foundation awards more than $540,000 annually to local students. High school seniors or college students pursuing 2- or 4-year […]

New Bedford Cultural Council

Virtual

A regular meeting of the New Bedford Cultural Council on Jan. 10 at 5 p.m. Location: Zoom meeting Contact newbedfordcc@gmail.com to request a link Read the agenda here. New Bedford Cultural Council (NBCC) funds programs that promote excellence, access, education, and diversity in the Arts, Humanities and Interpretive Sciences to improve the quality of life […]

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Tuesday’s New Bedford Food Pantry Schedule

Various

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 […]

13th Annual Beer Summit at Rose Alley

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

The 2022 Beer Summit kicks off Tuesday, February 1, with a special breakfast buffet from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Throughout February, stop by Rose Alley to complete the list of beers. Check off all 28 to earn a mug.

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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, 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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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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Wednesday’s New Bedford Food Pantry Schedule

Various

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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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 cultures, geisha being the main focus. Also, self-taught, Cherilynn Pimental has spent her life creating as a closet artist. While she loves nature, her art […]

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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 Historical Neighborhood Meeting

Buttonwood Senior Center 1 Oneida Street, New Bedford, MA

Monthly meeting for Buttonwood Park Area/Historic District Neighborhood Meeting at 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.

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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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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 cultures, geisha being the main focus. Also, self-taught, Cherilynn Pimental has spent her life creating as a closet artist. While she loves nature, her art […]