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Free April Vacation Week Activities

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center will offer free, hands-on activities during April vacation, April 20th - 23rd.   Activities will include scallop shell decorating, a scavenger hunt, rope making, and knot tying. On Thursday, April 20th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Marlinspike Artist, Barbara…

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Ropeworks: Exploring the Nets and Knots of the Industry

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center is pleased to announce the opening of Ropeworks: Exploring the Nets and Knots of the Industry. An opening reception will take place on April 13th at 6:30 p.m. during AHA.  The exhibit will run through May 28, 2017. From the…

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New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center Hosts Scanning Day

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center will host Scanning Day on April 8, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Scanning Day is an opportunity for the public to share and preserve a digital image of their fishing industry photographs, documents, and other records for future generations.…

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An Evening of Stories and Verse from Down East Maine

New Bedford, MA - The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center and the Community Economic Development Center are pleased to announce a monthly program series featuring music, stories, and poetry of the working waterfront.  The first program, An Evening of Stories and Verse from Down East Maine featuring Brian Robbins and…

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New Bedford, MA 02740
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Located in New Bedford, the nation’s most valuable fishing port, New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center is dedicated to preserving and presenting the story of the fishing industry past, present, and future through exhibits, programs, and archives.

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