New Bedford is a great city and even though the weather is cold, there are still some great events going on in the city. Here are some of them:
The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra opens the second half of its 2014-2015 with “Romantic Spells” on February 14 at 7:30 pm in the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center. Russian-American violinist Yevgeny Kutik will be featured in Brahms’s grand Concerto for Violin in D Major. For more information, visit www.nbsymphony.org or call 508-999-6276
New Bedford’s Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Remembrance Celebration 2015! The celebration will be held on Sunday, January 18,2015 3:00-5:00 pm at the First Unitarian Church, 71 8th Street in New Bedford. The keynote speaker this be Massachusetts Attorney General-Elect Maura Healey.
Register Now for Fishing for a Cause Catch-and-Release Tournament! Register now for the Schwartz Center’s FISHING FOR A CAUSE Striped bass, Bluefish, and Fluke tournament, scheduled for June 26 and June 27, 2015. visit www.fishing4acause.org or 508-996-3391 for more info.
It’s that time of year! Join the New Bedford Fitness Challenge! Open to anyone age 16+ who lives, works, or attends school in New Bedford. Participants will have access to fitness classes and a chance to win big! Join as an individual or a team of 2-10. $5 per person. Sign up January 17th, 12-3 pm at the Andrea McCoy Recreation Center, 181 Hillman St. New Bedford.
The Historical Society Will be Hosting the 15th Annual Frederick Douglass Read-a-thon. This event will be held on Sunday, February 8thfrom 2-6 pm at the First Unitarian Church, 71 Eighth Street in New Bedford, MA. The first autobiography of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave written by Himself(1845) will be read. For additional information contact the Society at508-979-8828.
These are just some of the events happening this month and next.
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