Moms, dads and caregivers seeking free, engaging activities for their young children have added this event to their weekly calendar: Whales, Tales and Sails, a free story time each Friday morning beginning at 10:00 am. The weekly event features acclaimed professional storyteller Karen Chace, and includes crafts, stories, fingerplay, songs, music, and free play at New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park’s Corson Maritime Learning Center. This activity is geared for children ages 0-5. The center is located at 33 William Street in downtown New Bedford.
Jen Nersesian, superintendent of New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, said, “We know that there is tremendous public demand for this program and the park is so pleased to bring it back. Karen Chace is a very talented storyteller; children and adults alike enjoy her stories. We invite anyone and everyone to this entertaining and family-friendly event in our park each Friday at 10:00 AM.”