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New Bedford, MA 02740 United States

December 2015

Mindful Moms of New Bedford Christmas Caroling

December 18, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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On December 18, 2015 at 6:00PM, Mindful Moms of New Bedford (MIMO) will be Christmas caroling down Maple Street in New Bedford. The group will meet at the Holocaust Survivor Memorial close to the southeast corner (Rockdale Ave. and Hawthorn St.) of Buttonwood Park. Lyrics, candles, and cookies will be provided. All are welcome. MIMO organizer, Cynthia Roy (31 of New Bedford) is looking forward to the third annual caroling event and says others are too! “I was surprised when…

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July 2017

The Friends of Buttonwood Park present Mary Poppins! FREE Movie!

July 22, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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This third annual outdoor movie series at Buttonwood Park is now brought to you by the Friends of Buttonwood Park! Join us for the first movie, Mary Poppins, on the big screen and under the stars. Thanks to support from Metro PCS and the generous use of equipment from the United Way of Greater New Bedford, this series continues to be free! Donations are always encouraged to cover the cost of the film license.

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August 2017

I Love My City Fest

August 13, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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I Love My City. Unite. Empower. Serve. We love God and we love people. This is one way we demonstrate this. Free concerts, basketball tournament, kids program, face painting, games, prizes, giveaways, food, clothes, and more! Fun for the whole family! Invite everyone! #bethechange. Hosted by United New Bedford.

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September 2017

New Bedford Launches FREE First Shakespeare in the Park

September 16, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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On September 16, 2017 at 3PM, The Glass Horse Project, in association with the City of New Bedford, New Bedford Free Public Library, and the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Beaches will launch New Bedford’s first Shakespeare in the Park, aptly called “Shakespeare in Buttonwood,” with the famed tragedy, Romeo & Juliet. The production is free and encourages an audience of all ages to attend; seating will not be supplied, so break out your lawn chairs and picnic blankets for…

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November 2017

2017 New Bedford Veterans Day Parade

November 11, 2017 @ 10:30 am
Buttonwood Park New Bedford, MA 02740 United States

Organizers of New Bedford’s Veterans Day Parade today extended an invitation to area residents to attend New Bedford’s 2017 Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 11, 2017, beginning at 11:00 a.m. The 2017 New Bedford parade is presented by the City of New Bedford Veterans Advisory Board Veterans Day Parade Committee. City Veteran’s Agent Chris Gomes said the organizers are extending an open invitation to all area veterans to march in the New Bedford parade, whether they are a post…

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May 2018

19th Annual Pet Fest and Walk for Animals

May 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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The Coalition for Animals of Greater New Bedford will be having its 19th Annual Pet Fest and Walk for Animals on Sunday, May 6th, at Buttonwood Park (next to Lawler Library, 745 Rockdale Ave) in New Bedford from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 pm, rain or shine.  It’s a fun-filled day for people and their companion animals to come and join us for a 2-mile walk around beautiful Buttonwood Park as well as see lots of entertainment!   Animal lovers without dogs…

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June 2018

Friends of Buttonwood Park Presents: “Coffee in the Dell” (FREE)

June 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Friends of Buttonwood Park invites neighbors and friends to come out on Sunday morning June 10, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for a casual “Coffee in the Dell” event. Free to the public. All are welcome! Come by, relax, enjoy a cup of free coffee and donuts, read the paper and meet some new friends. Experience the beauty of Spring unfolding in Buttonwood Park. There will be tables and chairs for relaxing as well as a selection…

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July 2018

Movies in the Park presents “E.T.” at Buttonwood Park

July 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Phone home with E.T. on the big screen. Movies in the Park, an outdoor movie series staged in New Bedford’s Buttonwood Park, will present E.T. on Friday, July 20, 2018 (rain date Friday, July 27). The movie will be held east of the Buttonwood Park playground. This screening is made possible thanks to the sponsorship Friends of Buttonwood Park and Metro PCS. The event is free and open to the public. The movie begins at sunset (approximately 7:30 p.m.); attendees are encouraged to…

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August 2018

New Bedford Welcomes Incoming Kindergarten Students and their Families to “Smooth Sailing into Kindergarten”

August 2, 2018
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A child’s transition to kindergarten is an important educational milestone. Making that transition a success requires a team effort from teachers, principals, community partners, and families. On Thursday, August 2, New Bedford Public Schools, in coordination with more than 20 community organizations that make up the New Bedford Birth to 3rd Partnership, will hold a “Smooth Sailing into Kindergarten” Day of Celebration event at Buttonwood Park Zoo. This event is for all children registered to begin Kindergarten this fall. Children…

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September 2019

Annual New Bedford Suicide Prevention and Awareness 5K Walk

September 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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