July 25, 2018
  • Cooking Class-How to Cook and Serve Whole Fish Preparations

    July 25, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School, 1121 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA 02745, USA

    The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center and New Bedford Port Authority are teaming up to present a series of free seafood classes. Funded by a grant from the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries, these classes are designed to promote the New Bedford Seafood brand, educate the public about local, abundant and underutilized species,and inspire local residents to explore a wider variety of seafood choices while  building a market for these species.

    Cooking classes will be taught by Chef and Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School Culinary Arts Instructor Henry Bousquet. Classes will take place on Wednesday evenings from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School.  Each class will focus on two underutilized species.  Participants will prepare two dishes and enjoy their creations at the end of each class. 

    How to Cook and Serve Whole Fish Preparations featuring Red Fish and Whiting  is the focus of the July 25th class.

    CLASS IS FULL. To be placed on a waiting list, email  programs@fishingheritagecenter.org.

     

August 9, 2018
  • Free Cooking Demo with Rhonda Fazio: La Rhonda's Southcoast Sicilian Special featuring scup

    August 9, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    New Bedford Farmers Market Custom House Square

    Come see Rhonda Fazio of LaRhonda's Catering-Alchemy in a Jar as she demonstrates how to prepare LaRhonda's Southcoast Sicilian Special featuring Scup.

    The demonstration will be followed by a tasting opportunity. Admission is free.

    The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center and New Bedford Port Authority are teaming up to present a series of free seafood cooking demonstration. These programs are designed to promote the New Bedford Seafood brand, educate the public about local, abundant and underutilized species,and inspire local residents to explore a wider variety of seafood choices while building a market for these species.

    Special thanks to the New Bedford Farmers' Market for hosting this demonstration!

     

  • Sharks Come Cruisin' Jammin in the Streets!

    August 9, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center, 38 Bethel St, New Bedford, MA 02740, USA

    Come rock to live music by Sharks Come Cruisin' partpunk rock, part sea chantey, all will be singing along to their repertoire oftraditional and original songs.  During AHA's Jammin' in the Streets!  Free admission.

     

August 11, 2018
  • Scanning Day

    August 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    We invite the public to bring their fishing related photographs, both historic and contemporary, as well as documents such as settlement sheets, union books, or news clippings to be scanned. NBFHC staff and volunteers will scan your materials and record any information you share about what you bring. You will leave with your originals along with a digital copy on a flash drive. We are working to create a digital archive of these materials which will be made available to researchers and the public. These documents will help us to tell the story of the fishing industry. This event is free and open to the public.

     

August 15, 2018
  • Cooking Class-Sauces that Enhance and Highlight Underutilized Species

    August 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School, 1121 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA 02745, USA

    The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center and New Bedford Port Authority are teaming up to present a series of free seafood classes. Funded by a grant from the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries, these classes are designed to promote the New Bedford Seafood brand, educate the public about local, abundant and underutilized species,and inspire local residents to explore a wider variety of seafood choices while  building a market for these species.

    Cooking classes will be taught by Chef and Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School Culinary Arts Instructor Henry Bousquet. Classes will take place on Wednesday evenings from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School.  Each class will focus on two underutilized species.  Participants will prepare two dishes and enjoy their creations at the end of each class. 

    Sauces that Enhance and Highlight Underutilized Species featuring Red Hake and Dog Fish  is the focus of the August 15th class.

    Class size is limited to 20 participants. Registration is free and begins on July 15th  If you are unable to attend after registering, please email programs@fishingheritagecenter.org to cancel your registration so your spot may be offered to another.

     

August 17, 2018
  • Dock-U-Mentaries: In Altro Mar

    August 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, 33 William St, New Bedford, MA 02740, USA

    Join the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center and New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park for the screening of In Altro Mar by director and anthropologist Franco La Cecla. This film interweaves the stories of Gloucester, MA Sicilians with those of Italian immigrants who returned to live and work in Terrasini, Italy.The film pays particular attention to changes in the fishing industry that have challenged the viability of smaller-scale,independent fishing in Gloucester. 

    In the National Park Theater. Free admission.

     

August 18, 2018
  • Rosa Tatuata with Michela Musulino

    August 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center, 38 Bethel St, New Bedford, MA 02740, USA

    Join us for this intimate house concert with Rosa Tatuata!

    Love of Sicilian and Southern Italian Roots Music is what drives Rosa Tatuata to passionately interpret the traditions and melodies of their ancestors. Just as their name comes from Tennessee Williams’ beloved play about  the happy, raucous collision of immigrant and American cultures; likewise Rosa Tatuata’s performance relates that incredible co-mingling to their beloved audience through song!

    Tickets $12 members, $15non-members. Purchase at the Center or on line
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