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Minuteman Senior Services

The Meals on Wheels program of Minuteman Senior Services provides a hot lunch to homebound seniors. Meals are delivered 5 days a week, 52 weeks a year, excluding holidays. Volunteers Needed - please consider volunteering.
Stephen's Auto & Truck Repairs
Brake Service by Stephen's Auto Repair in Burlington MassStephen's Auto Repair is family owned and operated providing accurate diagnostics, quality repairs and honest advice for all your transportation needs. You'll get personal service from the owner who has the experience, knowledge and great reputation who takes pride that his Stephen's name is on the building. All work is guaranteed and performed by ASE certified technicians. Stephen's Auto repair is conveniently located across from the Burlington High School on Route 3A.
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Bedford Massachusetts was founded in 1729 and has kept both its natural and architectural beauty. Upon visiting Bedford you would find an attractive historic district hosting several national historic landmarks and town common with the famous Bedford flag on display in the library. Bedford Day is celebrated every September with a parade, street fair and dancing.

On top of its convenient location just off of Route 128, Bedford residents enjoy many services. Education is a top priority and the library serves everyone and has active children's programs. There are recreation programs for all ages which include a swimming pond, a lake for boating, a bike path to Cambridge and walking trails to conservation areas. Bedford also has a senior center which is open daily and offers health and leisure services.

Bedford is home to a mix of business and industry. When combined, Middlesex Community College, the veteran's hospital and Hanscom Air Base employ over 23,000 people.

Bedford has many diverse ethnic, religious and special interest groups and people of Bedford make a conscious effort to be inclusive. With its unique quality of community spirit, residents believe their town to be a fine place to work, visit or call home.

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TrialMatch Outreach Volunteer - Southeastern MA Walk
Sponsored by: Alzheimer's Association - MA/NH Chapter Minimum age: 14 On behalf of the Massachusetts / New Hampshire chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, I would like to extend to you a volunteer opportunity to accelerate clinical research on Alzheimer's disease. This opportunity involves educating others and spreading the word about TrialMatch. TrialMatch is the c

When: Sep 27, 2014 8 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Sat, 27 Sep 2014 20 )
Chris Isaak Tour 2014

Chris Isaak Tour 2014
Sunday, September 14, 8PM
Tickets: $65/$55/$45

Live in Concert! The multi-platinum artist with his band sets the night on fire with songs from his entire catalog including his latest collection "Beyond the Sun."  Chris Isaak magically recaptures the hepcat brilliance of the classic sides cut during the mid-'50s glory days of Memphis' Sun Studio, while also getting down to the heart and soul of his own deeply rooted musical identity.  A one-night only performance!


 

 


 



When: Sep 14, 2014 8 PM to Sep 14, 2014 12 AMin New Bedford, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Sun, 14 Sep 2014 20 )
The Southcoast's Largest Yardsale
Are you a local artisans, crafters, antique vendors , small businesses or just a regular person with some stuff to get rid of?** Then this is the event for you! Fun107 and WBSM will be taking over Paul Walsh Field in New Bedford Saturday, August 2nd. We’ll do all of the promoting for the yardsale both on-air and on-line with Fun107 and WBSM and all you need to do is sell your stuff and make tons of $$$! Booth Information: Using the GET TICKET tab, you may rent your 15x15 space for your yard sale set-up in (the equivalent of 2 standard sized parking spots). You may set up tables, a tent, chairs, and other items in your designated space. You may purchase double spaces if desired. We DO NOT provide tables for vendors at this event. Electricity is NOT available for this event. Lastly, please note that VEHICLES ARE NOT ALLOWED TO DRIVE onto the field and items will be loaded onto a golf cart and brought to your area. Any specific requests should be made with the Event Manager Kristen Pacheco 508-999-6690. **The sale of weapons, alcohol, illegal/counterfeit items, food, beverage or provocative items is strictly prohibited Yard/Garage Sale - $35.00 Crafter/Antique/Artisan - $50.00 Direct-Sale/Home-Based/Small Business - $85.00

When: Aug 2, 2014 9 AM in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Cost: $35.00 - $85.00 (Sat, 02 Aug 2014 09 )
The Sound of Music

Friday, July 25 thru Sunday July 27 &
Thursday July 31 thru Sunday August 3
Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening performances @ 7pm
Sunday Matinees @ 2pm
TICKETS: $55/$50/$45/$40
Opening Night Reception: Premium level ticket & post show reception $75 (Not available online. please contact the Box Office for this package)

To celebrate its 25th Season of bringing the best of Broadway to Southern New England, Festival Theatre will present Rodgers and Hammerstein's beloved musical, THE SOUND OF MUSIC - "the happiest sound in all the world" - July 25-August 3, 2014 for 7 performances at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center, New Bedford, MA




When: Jul 25, 2014 12 AM to Aug 3, 2014 12 AMin New Bedford, Massachusetts (Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00 )
The Sound of Music

To celebrate its 25th Season of bringing the best of Broadway to Southern New England, Festival Theatre will present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s beloved musical THE SOUND OF MUSIC – “the happiest sound in all the world”. 

An audience favorite, THE SOUND OF MUSIC returns to Festival Theatre due to overwhelming audience demand. The 1999 Festival Theatre production was universally hailed as one of the finest productions of this classic musical theatre creation.

Using a full orchestra (with the mighty Zeiterion organ), full cast, professional settings and costumes, THE SOUND OF MUSIC will again dazzle the audience with its glorious musical score and touching story.



When: Jul 31, 2014 7 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Sep 17, 2014 1 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13 )
Toe Jam Puppet Band

Toe Jam Puppet Band performs at Buttonwood Park Zoo every Monday with shows at 10:30 am & noon! Age Range ALL AGES



When: Aug 4, 2014 10 AM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Mon, 04 Aug 2014 10 )
Todd Baptista's Doo Wop 10

Todd Baptista's DOO WOP 10 - SUMMER SPECTACULAR!
Saturday, August 23 at 7:30PM
Tickets: $55/$49/$45

For the first time, Todd Baptista's legendary DooWop series comes to The Z in the summertime!
Travel back to the days when rock'n'roll was young, music was fun, and doo wop harmonies sprang from the street corners!  The Z's popular series returns with a special summertime helping of classic 1950s' and early '60s hits and smooth, soulful harmonies from the original men and women who made the records and keep the magic flowing! Featuring doo wop pioneers performing the hits they made famous! Starring Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Shirley Alston Reeves, original lead singer of the Shirelles,  the Mystics, Eddie Rich and the Swallows, and the Solitaires with Jack Colombo's Coast To Coast Band.

 

 



When: Aug 23, 2014 7 PM to Aug 23, 2014 12 AMin New Bedford, Massachusetts (Sat, 23 Aug 2014 19 )
The Moldy Suitcases


When: Aug 15, 2014 10 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Fri, 15 Aug 2014 22 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Aug 8, 2014 1 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Aug 22, 2014 1 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13 )
Monthly Garden Walks


When: Aug 4, 2014 9 AM in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE

(Mon, 04 Aug 2014 09 )
Munk Duane Band


When: Dec 12, 2014 9 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Fri, 12 Dec 2014 21 )
Jekyll & Hyde

National Tour
Jekyll and Hyde
Thursday, October 9, 8PM
Tickets: $59/$54/$45/$39

Z Member Presale: Tuesday, July 22 at 10am
Public Onsale: Friday, July 25 at 10am

Glamorous, sexy and deliciously wicked, Jekyll & Hyde is the enthralling musical based on Robert Louis Stevenson's classic story about a brilliant but obsessive scientist whose alter ego wreaks havoc across Victorian London.   Featuring a thrilling pop rock score including the unforgettable hit, "This Is the Moment" from multi Grammy and Tony nominated Frank Wildhorn and double Oscar and Grammy winning Leslie Bricusse, Jekyll & Hyde has mesmerized audiences the world over. Back on national tour!  Don't miss it!


 



When: Oct 9, 2014 12 AM to Oct 9, 2014 12 AMin New Bedford, Massachusetts (Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00 )
Working Waterfront Festival

Working Waterfront Festival, New Bedford, MA (September 27-28, 2014). An award winning, family friendly event celebrating the history and culture of New England's commercial fishing industry featuring live music, children’s activities, cooking demonstrations, vessel and harbor tours, fisherman’s contests, author readings, film screenings, local seafood, festival bookstore, maritime artisans marketplace & more. The FREE festival presents all that goes into bringing seafood from the ocean to the table in a way that is hands-on, educational and fun.  

This year, we put the spotlight on the historic and contemporary role of fishing families, both on shore and at sea. Programming will highlight the skills, knowledge, and traditions which are passed from one generation to the next. We will explore what it means to grow up in a fishing family; consider the important support role family members play; and pay tribute to the many family businesses which are part of the industry.



When: Apr 28, 2014 11 AM to Sep 28, 2014 6 PMin New Bedford, Massachusetts (Mon, 28 Apr 2014 11 )
Toddler Tales
Enjoy a zooper fun story time at the zoo! Includes a snack and a craft/activity. See the website for more information.

When: Jul 31, 2014 10 AM in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Cost: Included in admission (Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10 )
Sound Tower


When: Oct 17, 2014 10 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22 )
ruckus


When: Aug 9, 2014 7 PM to Aug 9, 2014 10 PMin New Bedford, Massachusetts (Sat, 09 Aug 2014 19 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Aug 19, 2014 1 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13 )
Paul Cienniwa
Age Limit: All Ages

Paul Cienniwa



When: Oct 1, 2014 7 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Cost: $20 suggested donation (Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19 )
Free Fun Friday
The Zoo will be open free to the public on Friday, August 29, thanks to the Highland Street Foundation Free Fun Friday program. The Zoo will be open regular hours with last entry at 4:15pm. Train and Carousel rides will be available for standard ticket prices. See the website for more information.

When: Aug 29, 2014 9 AM in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09 )
Feast in the Wild
Feast on local restaurant’s specials while strolling through the Zoo. Enjoy entertainment and animal encounters at the Zoo’s wildest night of the year. Tickets can be purchased at www.bpzoo.org. 21+ event. Proceeds from Feast in the Wild go to support the Zoo’s mission. Please check back soon to see our participating restaurants this year! Purchase tickets online or call (508) 991-4556 x 10.

When: Aug 14, 2014 6 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Cost: $75 (Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18 )
Monthly Garden Walks


When: Sep 1, 2014 9 AM in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE

(Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09 )
Medicinal and Edible Plants


When: Sep 13, 2014 12 AM in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE

(Sat, 13 Sep 2014 00 )
Pruning with Jen Kettel


When: Aug 30, 2014 10 AM in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Cost: Members: $5, Nonmembers: $10

(Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10 )
Prevailing Wage Law in Massachusetts - Lorman.com
Benefits

Here's how you can get the facts about prevailing wage law - and the practical advice you need about compliance.

Prevailing wage is a mandatory component of many public works projects in Massachusetts and is complex. What is the prevailing wage rate? What documentation do I need? How can I properly comply with these laws? Let's start with this seminar.

Turn to our experienced panel and you will get the answers you seek - and the practical guidance you need. You will learn the nuts and bolts of complying with prevailing wage law.

Benefits for You

-Learn how prevailing wage rates are determined under Massachusetts law

-Understand the responsibilities of general contractors, subcontractors and owners on Massachusetts public projects

-Discover how Massachusetts prevailing wage laws are enforced

-Get insight regarding compliance with and the enforcement of federal prevailing wage laws

Learning Objectives

-You will be able to differentiate Massachusetts prevailing wage from federal prevailing wages.

-You will be able to review how prevailing wages are enforced.

-You will be able to explain suspension and debarment.

-You will be able to distinguish the responsibilities of general contractors, subcontractors and owners in regards to the payment of prevailing wages.




When: Jul 29, 2014 12 AM in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Cost: 349.00 (Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00 )
Weld Square
Danfest: Weld Square and more TBA

When: Sep 13, 2014 12 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12 )
Jake Shimabukuro

JAKE SHIMABUKURO
Thursday, October 16 at 8:00pm
Tickets: $45/$39/$35/$29

In his young career, ukulele wizard Jake Shimabukuro has already redefined the ukulele, been declared a musical "hero" by Rolling Stone, wowed audiences on TV (Jimmy Kimmel, Conan), earned comparisons to Jimi Hendrix, and even played for the Queen of England!  Known for his fast and complex finger work, Shimabukuru's unique style combines elements of jazz, blues, funk, rock, bluegrass, classical, folk, and flamenco. Well known in his native Hawaii, his international fame was launched with 12 million views of the 2006 YouTube video of his virtuosic rendition of "While My Guitar Gently Weeps." Catch this rising star when he touches down in New Bedford during this 30-city tour

 



When: Oct 16, 2014 12 AM to Oct 16, 2014 12 AMin New Bedford, Massachusetts (Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00 )
Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood
When: Mar 27, 2015 11:59:00 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:59:00 )
Blood, Sweat & Tears
100th Feast of the Blessed Sacrament Four Days Of Live Entertainment The Feast of the Blessed Sacrament features continuous live Portuguese and American entertainment at five performance locations. There is no charge for admission or entertainment. The 2014 Entertainment Committee is hard at work to continue the tradition of "GREAT" "FREE" Entertainment. WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE FOUR HEADLINER BANDS FOR THE FEAST OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT 2014! Blood Sweat & Tears - Feast of the Blessed Sacrament August 1, 2014

When: Aug 1, 2014 6 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Fri, 01 Aug 2014 18 )
Gin Blossoms
Age Limit: All Ages

Gin Blossoms



When: Jul 31, 2014 8 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20 )
Night Ranger

NIGHT RANGER
Wednesday, August 20 at 8:00PM
Tickets: $45/$40/$35

With 30+ years and more than 17 million albums sold worldwide, Night Ranger has proven they can still "Rock in America"! Five hard-rockin' kids from San Francisco joined forces in the early 80's to form Night Ranger, and they grew to epitomize the sound and style of the decade. Their multi-platinum album Midnight Madness, includes their smash hits "Sister Christian," "When You Close Your Eyes" and the rock anthem "(You Can Still) Rock In America."  Night Ranger is on tour supporting their new album, "High Road". Jack Blades, bass player and vocalist says, "Our new record features classic Night Ranger feel-good, high-energy, kick-ass rock n' roll. We can't wait to play it for our fans in New Bedford!"



When: Aug 20, 2014 8 PM to Aug 20, 2014 12 AMin New Bedford, Massachusetts (Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20 )
Jason Cardinal


When: Aug 2, 2014 9 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Sat, 02 Aug 2014 21 )
Prevailing Wage Law in Massachusetts
Here's how you can get the facts about prevailing wage law - and the practical advice you need about compliance.

Prevailing wage is a mandatory component of many public works projects in Massachusetts and is complex. What is the prevailing wage rate? What documentation do I need? How can I properly comply with these laws? Let's start with this seminar.

Turn to our experienced panel and you will get the answers you seek - and the practical guidance you need. You will learn the nuts and bolts of complying with prevailing wage law.

Benefits for You

- Learn how prevailing wage rates are determined under Massachusetts law

- Understand the responsibilities of general contractors, subcontractors and owners on Massachusetts public projects

- Discover how Massachusetts prevailing wage laws are enforced

- Get insight regarding compliance with and the enforcement of federal prevailing wage laws

Learning Objectives

- You will be able to differentiate Massachusetts prevailing wage from federal prevailing wages.

- You will be able to review how prevailing wages are enforced.

- You will be able to explain suspension and debarment.

- You will be able to distinguish the responsibilities of general contractors, subcontractors and owners in regards to the payment of prevailing wages.



When: Sep 18, 2014 8 AM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08 )
Hemlok
Hemlok returns to New Bedford! More details and full bill to come!

When: Sep 19, 2014 8 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20 )
PartyGirl
Knuckleheads, featuring the best bands & entertainment the area has to offer! It might get LOUD, and don't be surprised to see people dancing on the bar! We just want people to have fun, eat, drink & relax. And we NEVER CHARGE A COVER or raise the already unbeatable drink prices during LIVE ENTERTAINMENT! So come on down to Party at Knuckleheads, where everyone knows one!

When: Oct 18, 2014 8 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Sat, 18 Oct 2014 20 )
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
When: Oct 16, 2014 7 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19 )
Mike Levesque
with Munk Duane

When: Dec 12, 2014 8 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Fri, 12 Dec 2014 20 )
gin blossoms
100th Feast of the Blessed Sacrament Four Days Of Live Entertainment The Feast of the Blessed Sacrament features continuous live Portuguese and American entertainment at five performance locations. There is no charge for admission or entertainment. The 2014 Entertainment Committee is hard at work to continue the tradition of "GREAT" "FREE" Entertainment. WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE FOUR HEADLINER BANDS FOR THE FEAST OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT 2014! Day & Time Listed Below gin blossom - Feast of the Blessed Sacrament July 31, 2014

When: Jul 31, 2014 6 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18 )
Feast of the Blessed Sacrament
Continuous live entertainment on three stages featuring top name entertainment plus cabaret style music and Fado singers in the quiet atmosphere of the Courtyard Café at the Museum of Madeiran Heritage. Full entertainment schedule will be posted soon on the website http://portuguesefeast.com/?overrideMobileRedirect=1

When: Jul 31, 2014 6 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18 )
Paul Cienniwa
Age Limit: All Ages

Paul Cienniwa



When: Jan 28, 2015 7 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Cost: $20 suggested donation (Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19 )
Working Waterfront Festival
Working Waterfront Festival, New Bedford, MA (September 27-28, 2014). An award winning, family friendly event celebrating the history and culture of New England's commercial fishing industry featuring live music, children’s activities, cooking demonstrations, vessel and harbor tours, fisherman’s contests, author readings, film screenings, local seafood, festival bookstore, maritime artisans marketplace & more. The FREE festival presents all that goes into bringing seafood from the ocean to the table in a way that is hands-on, educational and fun. This year, we put the spotlight on the historic and contemporary role of fishing families, both on shore and at sea. Programming will highlight the skills, knowledge, and traditions which are passed from one generation to the next. We will explore what it means to grow up in a fishing family; consider the important support role family members play; and pay tribute to the many family businesses which are part of the industry.

When: Sep 27, 2014 11 AM to Sep 27, 2014 6 PMin New Bedford, Massachusetts (Sat, 27 Sep 2014 11 )
Sound Tower


When: Aug 23, 2014 10 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Sat, 23 Aug 2014 22 )
Zoo Night at Buttonwood

Families can enjoy an evening out at the Zoo, experience keeper chats and participate in children’s activities.
Age Range ALL AGES



When: Aug 22, 2014 5 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17 )
LIVING ON A BAD NAME
The biggest Portuguese festival in North America celebrates the 100th year in New Bedford, MA. Gin Blossoms, Blood, Sweat & Tears and more.

When: Aug 1, 2014 2 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14 )
Paul Cienniwa
Age Limit: All Ages

Paul Cienniwa



When: Apr 8, 2015 7 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Cost: $20 suggested donation (Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19 )
Martha Graham Dance Company
When: Nov 15, 2014 7 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Sat, 15 Nov 2014 19 )

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