A Day in the Life of Crista Bank

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center's A Day in the Life speaker series continues on Thursday, March 15th at 7:00 p.m. with SMAST fisheries scientist Crista Bank.  Ms. Bank will share her story and discuss the cooperative research she is currently conducting with the commercial fishing…

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March Scanning Day to Focus on Commercial Fishing Celebrations and Community Gatherings

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center will host Scanning Day on Saturday February 10, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to noon with a theme of waterfront celebrations and community gatherings. Scanning Day is an opportunity for the public to share and preserve a digital image of their…

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Mothers, Daughters, Wives: Songs, Poems & Stories from Women in Fishing Families

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center presents Mothers, Daughters, Wives: Songs, Poems & Stories from Women in Fishing Families on Thursday, March 8th at 7:00 p.m. as part of AHA night.  Poet Charlotte Enoksen, singer Joanne Doherty, and Debra Kelsey will share their stories about the…

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Center Hosts Unusual Catches Day

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center will host Unusual Catches Day on Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Every fisherman has experienced catching a strange object in their net or dredge.  Alan Cass, a retired fisherman and Center volunteer, says he has…

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