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13 Things To Do This Weekend (Jan 10-Jan 12)



Well, we’ve had quite the odd stretch of weather. From winter storm Hercules dropping up to a foot of snow, to rainy and 52 degrees out, before heading back to freezing temperatures. The chances for rain are 30%, 60%, and 70% for Friday, Saturday and Sunday respectively. Temperatures will be between 41-53 degrees and we will only see below freezing on Sunday morning. I don’t know how to describe this sort of winter weather, but I’m counting the days to Spring!

As always, click on the title for more or detailed information on the event. Most of the events were pulled from our event calendar  where you can find hundreds of local area events each month. The event calendar is FREE, so if you are a local business, and not taking advantage of FREE publicity, shame on you! Are you a local business and want to sponsor this high traffic, weekend guide? Contact info@newbedfordguide.com for more details. Have an event to add? Check out our tutorial. For more info, you can click on each title. Know of another event this weekend? Post a reply!

Friday, January 10th

Canine scent work for fun (Acushnet) (7:00 pm-8:00 pm)
Scent work uses your dog’s natural instincts of hunting to train him or her to identify and locate specific odors, food or a toy. Sign up early to save your spot in the next course! MJ’s Pet Training Academy at 132 S. Main Street in Acushnet. Register online or contact MJ’s for more details. Phone: 7749926929. Email: mjsdogtraining@gmail.com. Located in The Acushnet Plaza.

Classic Film Fridays (Marion) (7:00 pm-8:00 pm)
Sippican Historical Society with the Marion Council on Aging presents the film “All The President’s Men.” Part of Classic Film Fridays. FREE and open to the public. For more information contact SHS at (508) 748-1116. Marion Music Hall, 164 Front St.

Professor Louie and The Cromatix (Fall River) (8:00 pm-9:00 pm)
Narrows Center For the Arts presents Professor Louie and The Cromatix and The Rock Of Ages Horn Section play the music of The Band.

Saturday, January 11th

Rug Braiding workshop (Middleboro) (10:30 am-11:30 am)
All skill levels are invited to participate as Mary Guidoboni teaches the art of rug braiding during three consecutive Saturdays (JAN 11, 18, JAN 25).

Learn the lost art of rug braiding! (soulehomestead.org)

Beginners will learn to hand-braid wool from old blankets, skirts and coats; intermediate and advanced students may bring their ongoing projects. New students must attend the first workshop and are encouraged to attend all three to benefit. $10 for members, $15 for non-members, $5 for students returning from past workshops. For a full list of activities and more information, call (508) 947-6744 or click on event title.

Chess Club (Mattapoisett) (2:00 pm-2:45pm)
Chess Club– ages 5 & up. See Mrs. Burke to sign up. Mattapoisett Library , 7 Barstow St. Mattapoisett.

WLCT “Wild Winter Talks” (Westport) (2:00-3:00 pm)
Westport Land Conservation Trust presents a “Wild Winter Talks” lecture series with “The Trees CAN Speak,” presented by WLCT Executive Director, Ryan Mann. All talks are free and take place at the Westport Library. For information call (508) 636-3643. 408 Old County Road.

“The Art of Dialogue” (Westport) (5:00-7:00 pm)
“The Art of Dialogue: Discussion and Films with Filmmakers, Authors, Poets and Scientists,” will be presented and a book discussion “Necessary Assets” with author James Ring. FREE. 1 Partners Lane.

Sunday, January 12th

Greater New Bedford Track Club: Sunday Striders (8:00 am)
Sunday Striders, weekly training runs starting at 8 a.m. on Sundays. All levels of ability welcome; non-members are encouraged to join group. Marathon training continues. Phone: (508) 994-7209. Buttonwood Senior Center, 1 Oneida St. New Bedford.

Vivaldi right here in New Bedford!

Greater New Bedford Choral Society Winter Concert (12:00 pm-1:00 pm)
Grace Episcopal Church, County St. New Bedford. Tickets $15 at the door, Children 12 and under are free. For information vclick on event title.

“A Wicked Funny Time With Lenny Clarke” (Middleboro) (6:30 pm & 9:00 pm)
The Alley Theatre presents two shows of “A Wicked Funny Time With Lenny Clarke.” First show will open at 6:30 p.m. and start at 7 p.m. second show will open at 9 p.m. and show starts at 9:30 p.m. Tickets $35 per person and must be purchased in advance by calling (508) 946-1071 or by clicking on the event title. The Alley Theatre, 133 Center St.

Concerts at the Point (Westport) (12:00 pm-2:00 pm)
Presents Christina Day Martinson, Susanna Ogata, Guy Fishman and Ian Watson of the Handel & Haydn Society. Tickets $25 with $10 discount for students. Tickets at the door. Westport Point United Methodist Church, 1912 Main Road.


Painting With a Splash – Hot Cocoa with Zac (12 – 3 pm)
Ever want to take an art clash with a group of friends? Painting with a Spash’s first public class on 772 Purchase Street kicks off with Zac Meunier! It’s a BYOB class that costs $39 per student. Cost includes all the supplies! Details: http://paintingwithasplash.com/. Full class schedule: http://www.rezclick.com/paintingwithasplashnewbedfordma/index.php?page=classes#129.

Sunday Afternoon Jazz Live (4:00 pm-7:00 pm)
A fan of Jazz? Head to the Whaler Lounge today! Cost: $10 cover. Days Inn, 500 Hathaway Road.

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Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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