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Here’s What’s Happening!
The Buttonwood Park Zoo hosts
a Virtual Keeper Chat
11am daily (including on VAHA!), on Facebook Live While kids are home from school and BPZoo is closed, they want to continue connecting you to the animals you love through educational videos each day.
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Family Friendly Activities hosted by The Lloyd Center for the Environment
1pm daily (including on VAHA!)
on Facebook & Instagram
The Lloyd Center is focused on educating the public about coastal and watershed issues, and researching coastal ecosystems and endangered species. Join them for DIY family projects related to gardening, hiking, and more.
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Join Michael Lapides, Director of Digital Initiatives, as he explores the New Bedford Whaling Museum’s photo archives in search of images depicting the lives and critical nature of our most essential workers.
A VAHA! Night Mini-Concert
Learn more at https://www.jakeperronemusic.com
New Bedford’s Working Waterfront:
A Virtual Talk by Phil Mello
Presented by the NB Fishing Heritage Center
7-8pm on Zoom
Phil has worked on the New Bedford waterfront for 40+ years and has been taking photographs of waterfront fellow workers since 1975.
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Virtual Wine & IPA Tasting at The Drawing Room
7:30-8:30pm on Zoom
Corey Nuffer, wine salon curator, will take you on an adventure where we learn about and taste a series of local wine and beer through the magic of Zoom conferencing.
Plus, a toast to the 1st Anniversary of The Drawing Room moving to downtown New Bedford!
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More On VAHA!
Judith Klein Art Gallery Virtual Exhibit
Available until 4/18
Participating Artists: Alma Cummings, Michael Hubert, Anthony Miraglia, Patricia White, Phyllis Dobbyn, Sheila Oliveira and Judith Klein.
Virtual Tour of the First Baptist Church/Steeple Playhouse hosted by WHALE
For those who missed the live version of the virtual First Baptist Church tour, WHALE will be sharing the recorded video on Instagram @waterfrontleaguenb during VAHA!
Starting on Friday you can find other recorded tours on WHALE’s Facebook, Instagram, and website.
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Nathan & Polly Johnson House Virtual Tour
The National Park Service and the New Bedford Historical Society worked in partnership to create this tour, providing the opportunity for everyone to see what is inside. This self-guided interactive tour and narrated video tour allows visitors to explore the interior of this historic home that is normally not open to the public.
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Virtual & Self-Guided Walking Tours brought to you by the New Bedford Preservation Society
Virtual tours include An Introduction to Historical New Bedford and Tour of Howland Mills: A history of the New Bedford textile industry and a utopian workers village.
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Self guided walking tours (to be used while observing appropriate social distancing guidelines) include Acushnet Heights, County Street, West of County Street, Old Bedford Village and Kempton’s Corner.
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Explore The Outdoors From Your Home
The Buzzards Bay Coalition’s Discover Buzzards Bay website has a wealth of resources to help you adventure safely, including some recent blog posts like:
13 Places You Can Visit While Social Distancing And Enjoying The Outdoors
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20 Places To Explore A Spring Vernal Pool
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30 Places To Discover In 30 Days Around The Bay (updated daily!)
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Junior Ranger E-Book & National Park Tours
The New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park invites you to explore New Bedford during the whaling days!
Complete the Junior Ranger eBook, fill out the certificate, email or snail mail it and your badge will be sent to you.
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The NB Park is one of 419 National Parks across the nation. Join rangers from some of our most magnificent natural areas on a tour of these majestic, unique, remote and truly awesome place.
#museumfromhome with the New Bedford Whaling Museum
If you are looking for things to do with your children, resources to keep students engaged, ways to spend your time learning about something new, or just taking a moment to enjoy the Museum Collection from the comfort of your own home – You’ve come to the right place.
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The Marion Art Center’s Virtual MAC will feature profiles on works of art, interviews with artists
or performers, links to partner and community organizations, as well as demos and tutorials to help you feel engaged and motivated.