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Summer Winds French holiday music magicians Philadanco scottish LTWwomen living history free concert national park service sports social NewBedfordHistoricalSociety Movie Mondays Ten Tiny Dances Robin Williams New Orleans jazz scary movies Halloween at The Z live shadowcast RKO Army Napoleon Dynamite movice screening meet the cast New Bedford Festival Theatre musical theatre tribute show holiday film Whitney Houston Second City Get The Led Out rock the Z Philadelphia Dance Company tap dance jazz music Tesla coils kids performance jazz band music performance Japanese drumming Mystery Science Theatre Joel Hodgson film screening On A Winter's Night John Gorka Patty Larkin Natalia Zukerman Lenny Clarke Joe Yannetty Mike McCarthy Mitch Stinson Ken Rogerson Peking Acrobats Llama Llama Grace Morrison Selena Jennifer Lopez Monica Lewinsky NB Lyceum Voice Trumpet MarthaGannonSouza LinseyGovoni MattRichard marine sanctuary noaa stellwagen bank paintings original art giclee prints note cards 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Carter fiber arts Marvel movies MCU improv comedy The Flamingos The Chantels The Majors Naacp race Summer Sound Series House Music Techno New Moon Dance Party Riverside Beats Ryder Wild Note of Longing Summer in the Seaport latin jazz salsa merengue jamaica punk surf rock reggae music zarzuela summerintheseaport madeira wine newbedfordma premiere French film indie film live soundtrack grown up Halloween Moonlight Motion State Dance pop music Kenny Barron Quinteto Astor Piazzola Piazzola indie movie holiday fun NBFT holiday show winter Tyler Leif Catanella new bedford fishing heritage center gloucester nbfhc northumberland women in fish women's work scotland zoom virtual mid-day mug up mainefishing fishing industry fishermen fishing history north east england women in the fishing industry valentine's day shopping lobstermen new bedford MA lobstering storytime free activities kids activites school programs field trips humanities STEM STEAM visit Music in New Bedford Live Music in New Bedford nbb shipwreck history jon campbell fisherpoets musician free screening free show one woman show folk yeah Ukranian film Ukraine foreign film Martin Scorsese Young at Heart Chorus Mel Brooks The Departed youth theater stand up comedian local breweries north sea gas scottish music film talk online event iorram scottish film knotwork midori creativity portuguese diaspora portuguese fishing sea songs oysters oyster fishermen swan lake studio studio research presentation panel shoplocal SNAP Benefits Healthy Incentives Program free film fish art new bedford artists new bedford exhibitions gallery opening whimsical newmoondanceparty fresh fruit maritime art newbedfordballet webinar Narragansett Bay jeff angeley southcoast music kids activities prizes giveaways free film showing latin america grey whales master boat builder ralph stanley tap Victorian Marcel the Shell Jenny Slate movie screening housemusic Riverside Park Soulteknology fishboats free exhibition vocalist freeevent new bedford food new bedford seafood seafood soiree ocean to plate food and drinks Mayors Movies Stephen King Stephen King movies Stand By Me The Body YMCA Southcoast Lyn Dillies The Eagles Moby Kit Rescue The Tymes The Mystics The Tokens The Swallows The Rainbows Hedy Lamarr inventor Portuguese language Million Dollar Quartet Sun Records jukebox musical Voctave The Trocks Rodney Marsalis Selling for Creatives new bedford fishing industry phillip mello sushi free food photo book livemusic writer newbedford openhouse open mic night poets of New Bedford filmscreening pandemic renaissance Youth ballet marine music marine songs folk songs sustainable seafood model making fisherman scalloper pumpkin scavengerhunt mystery mansion redcarpet Tiny Desk Contest Pete Souza White House Photographer Tony Danza ZeRui DePina The Nutcracker hatchstreetstudios new bedford folk maritime folk fish housemusc nbfishingheritagecenter watercolor game game night tea festive tickets guitarist kids musical salsa class Valentines media Laura Rodriguez Harvard Mandy Patinkin Pink Floyd live event Michael Londra PBS Literature To Life Richard Wright memoir music history psychic medium Matt Fraser live reading folk singer lyricist Gloria Estefan sensory friendly Tavares The Tavares Brothers Mothers Day Health Incentives Program indigenous native marine exploration vessels new bedford art marine art winter wonderland seniors Santa vintage film Gregory Peck The State movie musical When Heaven Calls hiphop group class learn an instrument history of jazz nb fishing heritage center sustainable cooking locavore local seafood modelmaking lobsterman lobster industry new bedford creative your theatre singer movie music lighthouse free drawing class fishing vessels maine fishing maine lobstering vocal mezzo tenor owl model boat fishing boat fishing vessel formal new bedford history fishing community korean film korean culture korea shellfishing korean fishing fishing documentary nerwbedfordballet Southcoast Brass Band Tape Face Queen tribute band Marc Martel synth International Women's Day port of new bedford history exhibit photography exhibition scottish folk music scallop nantucket scalloping half marathon race day vocational awards fish fry spring mom read mixed media mixed media workshops fishing captain thewiz thevoice newbedfordarts sale textile Movies Through The Decades Quinten Tarantino Uma Thurman John Travolta Ratatouille The Mighty Wurlitzer show tunes kid's events MFA plant spinner publications free talk free lecture Roller skate Scooter Skateboarding Walking Parents sound art wellness healing freestyle numb lgbtqia+ ukiyo-e Scott Bishop recycle Youth Dance Silks mandala zen art scottish trad scottish trad folk Mixed Media Landscapes In-person art classes lonelydorman newbedfordfilmsociety Southcoast lgbtq Network Noah Duarte John Bullard new bedford music new bedford band pebbles of rain seaport sessions free music german poetry slam jam session musicians open jam sea 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