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AHA! Night: Let’s Draw a Lighthouse Tonight

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

Bob Bowers, featured artist in “Fishboats: Art of the Industry,” will teach how to draw a lighthouse in just a few easy steps. Supplies provided. Appropriate for ages 10 and older. RSVP by contacting programs@fishingheritagecenter.org or call (508) 993-8894.

Modelmaking Demonstration: Capt. Alan Curtis (Part 2!)

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

Alan Curtis returns to the Center to discuss his modelmaking craft. A career scalloper out of New Bedford, Alan Curtis has been making models of old-style Eastern Rig scallopers for many years, often on commission from boat owners. His models are featured in the newest gallery exhibit, Fishboats: Art of the Industry, and he’s coming […]

Dock-u-mentaries: “Conversations with the Lobster Lady”

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

Head out on a lobstering trip with Maine’s oldest active lobsterman. Known affectionately as “The Lobster Lady,” Virginia Oliver is over 100 years old and still actively lobstering. The film runs for 30 minutes.

Recurring Event Lobster Days

Lobster Days

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

Kids can visit the Center for crafts, storytime, and lobster-themed fun during school vacation. Working lobstermen will be on hand to answer questions and teach kids about these exciting critters.

Recurring Event Lobster Days

Lobster Days

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

Kids can visit the Center for crafts, storytime, and lobster-themed fun during school vacation. Working lobstermen will be on hand to answer questions and teach kids about these exciting critters.

Cooking Class/Demo with Chef Michael Melo

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

Chef Michael Melo (M&C Catering) presents a combination cooking class and demo. Students can see all the behind-the-scenes of working with local seafood. Limited spots available; tickets at bit.ly/FHC-cookingclass-melo Sponsored by the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries Seafood Marketing Grant.

$40 – $50