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Stories of Immigration Scanning Day 10:00 am
Stories of Immigration Scanning Day @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Feb 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stories of Immigration Scanning Day @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Community members are encouraged to bring in any photographs, documents, or objects related to their own stories of immigration or enduring cultural heritage traditions. Such items will help inform and may be used in the Center’s upcoming exhibits on immigration…
Golden Lane in Concert 7:00 pm
Golden Lane in Concert @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Golden Lane in Concert @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Known for lively, interactive performances, Golden Lane plays traditional Irish dance music. The Southeastern Massachusetts ensemble includes John MacDonald (guitar and banjo), Pat Black (bodhrán Irish drum, whistle, and vocals), Bill Black (guitar, banjo, bouzouki, and vocals), Colin Everett (uilleann…
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Working on the Waterfront: An Illustrated Talk by Phil Mello 7:00 pm
Working on the Waterfront: An Illustrated Talk by Phil Mello @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Working on the Waterfront: An Illustrated Talk by Phil Mello @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Photographer Phil Mello will present, “Working on the Waterfront: Stories Behind the Images,” an illustrated talk about shore side industries in New Bedford. The images and stories that will be featured are part of a project conducted by the Fishing…
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“Coastin’ Through Decorative Knots” Class 6:00 pm
“Coastin’ Through Decorative Knots” Class @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Feb 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
"Coastin' Through Decorative Knots" Class @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Learn about the history of decorative knots and how to make them yourself with artist Alex Buchanan. Students will practice making basic knots and work their way to more complicated forms before making their own coasters to take home! This…
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Lobster Days- School Vacation Week 10:00 am
Lobster Days- School Vacation Week @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Lobster Days- School Vacation Week @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Stop by the Fishing Heritage Center on Thursday, February 20th and Friday, February 21st from 10:00am- 4:00pm for some lobster-themed family fun! Join us for lobster story time, lobster crafts, and the chance to learn about lobstering from the pros.…
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Lobster Days- School Vacation Week 10:00 am
Lobster Days- School Vacation Week @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Lobster Days- School Vacation Week @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Stop by the Fishing Heritage Center on Thursday, February 20th and Friday, February 21st from 10:00am- 4:00pm for some lobster-themed family fun! Join us for lobster story time, lobster crafts, and the chance to learn about lobstering from the pros.…
Dock-u-mentaries: Mark Sweitzer: Lobstering on the Erica Knight 7:00 pm
Dock-u-mentaries: Mark Sweitzer: Lobstering on the Erica Knight @ New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Dock-u-mentaries: Mark Sweitzer: Lobstering on the Erica Knight @ New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
Mark’s first job in the fisheries – unloading the day’s catch from vessels returning to Point Judith, Rhode Island – was just a temporary way to earn some money while visiting friends after college. He simply never intended to become…
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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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