Events

Friday, January 26, 2018 7:00 PM9:00 PM
Join us for a performance created using oral history interviews of Cape Verdean and African American union members that tells the untold stories of Rhode Island's labor struggles and culture through the experiences of the members of ILA #1329. The union, founded during the depression and linked to the African American civil rights movement, has a rich history including struggles against shippers, employment discrimination, and union busting.
Saturday, January 27, 2018 1:00 PM3:00PM
Poets, artists, musicians, and storytellers- Join us for a friendly, inclusive afternoon of sharing of the human spirit through the arts. There will be three featured presenters as well as a limited number of 7-minute performance slots. Come to present or simply enjoy the work of area artists and their creative energy. If you would like to register for a performance slot, please email or call us.
Saturday, February 10, 2018 6:30 PM9:30 PM
Part 1 of 3 in which Dr. Bob Meagher and choreographer Jessica Lang discuss her piece "Thousand Yard Stare" - inspired by and created with the help of veterans of recent conflicts in the Middle East - and how veterans and civilians can benefit from experiencing and creating art. Followed by a performance of the Jessica Lang Dance Company including "Thousand Yard Stare."
  • Zeiterion Performing Arts Center, 684 Purchase Street
  • New Bedford, Bristol County, MA (Southeast)
  • contact: (508) 994-2900
  • web: www.zeiterion.org
  • email: info@zeiterion.org
  • cost: $27-$47 performance; discussion is free
  • funded by Mass Humanities
Saturday, March 10, 2018 11:00 AM12:00 PM
Join us for a friendly discussion with a group of people who love to read and discuss good books. Scheduled to meet monthly on the second Saturday, newcomers are always welcome to join the group. For March, we are reading "The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914," by Christopher Clark (2012).
Thursday, April 12, 2018 6:30 PM9:30 PM
Part 2 of 3 in which Dr. Bob Meagher facilitates a discussion of the novel "The Things They Carried," and how the Vietnam War changed so much for veterans and civilians. Followed by a one-man live adaption of the novel by "American Place Theatre."
  • Zeiterion Performing Arts Center, 684 Purchase Street
  • New Bedford, Bristol County, MA (Southeast)
  • contact: (508) 994-2900
  • web: www.zeiterion.org
  • email: info@zeiterion.org
  • cost: $25 performance; discussion is free; military/student discounts
  • funded by Mass Humanities
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10:00 AMFriday, April 20, 2018 4:00 PM
Spend a day of school vacation MAKING HISTORY at OCHM! Come do a scavenger hunt, a craft, and tour the museum. We are located in a historic school building and promise to make learning fun! Admission for kids age 12 and under always free!
Saturday, April 28, 2018 1:00 PM3:00 PM
Poets, artists, musicians, and storytellers- Join us for a friendly, inclusive afternoon of sharing of the human spirit through the arts. There will be three featured presenters as well as a limited number of 7-minute performance slots. Come to present or simply enjoy the work of area artists and their creative energy. If you would like to register for a performance slot, please email or call.
Saturday, May 12, 2018 11:00 AM12:00 PM
Join us for a friendly discussion with a group of people who love to read and discuss good books. Scheduled to meet monthly on the second Saturday, newcomers are always welcome to join the group. For May, we are reading "A Man Called Ove," by Fredrik Backman (2012).
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 6:30 PM9:30 PM
Part 3 of 3 in which participants will watch the documentary "Almost Sunrise," which follows 2 veterans on their journey to work through the intense moral injury they suffered in combat. Dr. Bob Meagher and a panelist of veterans, mental health professionals, and community leaders will discuss moral injury, the social contract that exists between veterans and civilians, and how our society can improve the veteran experience.
  • Zeiterion Performing Arts Center, 684 Purchase Street
  • New Bedford, Bristol County, MA (Southeast)
  • contact: (508) 994-2900
  • web: www.zeiterion.org
  • email: info@zeiterion.org
  • cost: Free
  • funded by Mass Humanities
Saturday, June 9, 2018 11:00 AM12:00 PM
Join us for a friendly discussion with a group of people who love to read and discuss good books. Scheduled to meet monthly on the second Saturday, newcomers are always welcome to join the group. For June we are reading "A Piece of the World," by Christina Baker Kline (2017).
Saturday, June 16, 2018 10:00 AM4:00 PM
Bring Dad for our monthly free, one-hour guided tour of Historic Downtown Taunton. This one-mile walking tour highlights some of the important architectural, cultural, and commercial sites between Church Green and Taunton Green. A great way to learn about the city, from its earliest days through the present, these tours are the third Saturday of every month, May through October. We always start on the front steps of the OCHM. 12:00 pm- 1:00 pm Enjoy lunch with Dad at the Museum! Serving hot dogs, snacks, and drinks immediately following the Walking Tour.

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