Culture*Park CALLS for Short Plays for the 18th Short Plays Marathon, scheduled for Saturday, November 20, 2021 in the New Bedford Whaling Museum Theatre, downtown New Bedford, MA. The Short Plays Marathon will feature staged readings of up to 25 new and current plays. We are seeking plays reflective of the social and political times… [Read More]
COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic, quick and easy vaccination at no cost to you, Sat., 7/31, 9 a.m.–noon, Acushnet Council on Aging, 59 S. Main St., Acushnet. Pfizer vaccine; individuals 12+ are eligible. Walk-ups welcome or register at https://curative.com/30583 to register. Hosted by Mass Department of Public Health. ••• Click here to download the entire 7/29/21 issue:… [Read More]
Auditions: Steel Magnolias The Marion Art Center has announced open auditions for all roles in the upcoming production of Steel Magnolias, written by Robert Harling and directed by Jennifer Palmer. Auditions will be held on Thurs., 8/5, 6:00-8:00pm and Sat., 8/8 from 11:00am-1:00pm at the Marion Art Center, 80 Pleasant Street, Marion, MA. Due to… [Read More]
Only at the Handy House Heritage Trail! As part of a continued effort to interpret the history of Westport’s forests and landscape, the Westport Historical Society, with the help of two voice-over artists, has given voice to some special trees along the Handy House Heritage Trail. A new audio experience “Tree Talk” enables visitors to… [Read More]
Join the West Island Improvement Association for breakfast on Sun., 8/1, from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., WI Community Center, 41 Causeway Rd., West Island, Fairhaven, 8–10:30 a.m. Includes scrambled eggs, pancakes, fruit, cereal, coffee and juice. $8 adults, $4 children under 12. Tickets at door. Accessible. ••• Click here to download the entire 7/29/21… [Read More]
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church basement 235 North Front St. New Bedford, Sat., 7/31, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pierogi, golambki, (stuffed cabbage) and cabbage soup, etc. We thank you for enjoying our delicious food. ••• Click here to download the entire 7/29/21 issue: 07-29-21 RecallElection Support local journalism, donate to the Neighb News with PayPal.
The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra presents Music in the Streets, a program designed to bring classical music to the streets and outdoor locales across the city. The objective is to bring cultural vitality to areas in New Bedford, often by performing musical concerts in collaboration with our nonprofit, government, or business partners. This project is… [Read More]
The Zeiterion Performing Arts Center, 684 Purchase St., New Bedford, welcomes you back with a FREE screening of “Jaws” on Aug. 13. Tickets required. Get tickets starting on 7/27 at https://www.zeiterion.org or email@example.com, 508.994.2900 ••• Click here to download the entire 7/29/21 issue: 07-29-21 RecallElection Support local journalism, donate to the Neighb News with PayPal.
By Beth David, Editor Fairhaven voters chose to recall Select Board Chairperson Daniel Freitas by a huge margin in the special Recall Election on 7/26/21. Stasia Powers won his seat, in a field of three, by only 24 votes. Official results show 2350 voters cast ballots, a 19.58% turnout, which is a pretty respectable showing in… [Read More]
By Beth David, Editor “I wonder myself how I made it,” said Barbara O’Brien on her 100th birthday. “I don’t have any advice.” Ms. O’Brien and Beverly Wilson welcomed friends and neighbors to their home for the occasion last week. One of the neighbors made up a banner and hung it on the fence. There was… [Read More]