Fairhaven’s Pilgrim: John Cooke

Fairhaven Historical Society Lecture: Fairhaven's Pilgrim: John Cooke Friday, March 16, 2018, 7:00 p.m. Fairhaven Town Hall auditorium, 40 Center Street, Fairhaven At the invitation of the Fairhaven Historical Society, Fairhaven's tourism director Chris Richard will speak about the Mayflower's last surviving male passenger John Cooke, the only Pilgrim to move to the Old Dartmouth territory. Cooke's … [Read more...]

NFIA Easter Egg Hunt

NFIA Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 31, 2018, 9:00 a.m. Livesey Park, Glenhaven Ave., Fairhaven Annual Easter egg hunt with separate areas for children in different age groups. Find candy eggs in the park and playground and look for specially numbered wooden eggs that can be redeemed for prizes. Visit and take photos with the Easter Bunny. Raffles. Sponsored by the North Fairhaven Improvement … [Read more...]

Easter Sunrise Service

Easter Sunrise Service Sunday, April 1, 2018, 6:00 a.m. Fort Phoenix, south end of Fort St., Fairhaven The Fort Phoenix parking lot will open at 5:00 a.m. so worshipers may gather for the annual Easter Sunrise Service sponsored by the Interchurch Council of Greater New Bedford. The service takes place near the cannons and will begin at approximately 6:00 a.m. Handicap accessible. For more … [Read more...]

Friends of the Millicent Library Limerick Contest

Friends of the Millicent Library Limerick Contest Saturday, April 14, 2018, 1:00 p.m. Millicent Library Community Auditorium, 45 Center Street, Fairhaven (Walnut St. entrance) Prize winners will be announced and read their winning entries. There will be light refreshments and music by ukulele artist Cal Wingate. To enter limericks in the contest, pick up an entry form at the library and return it … [Read more...]

Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

Lions Club Pancake Breakfast Sunday, April 29, 2018, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. St. Mary's Church, 440 Main Street, Fairhaven This delicious pancake breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, fruit cup, coffee, and juice. Tickets are $7.00 per person. For tickets, call Bill at 508-996-3420 or see any Lions Club member. Sponsored by the Fairhaven Lions Club with support from Rockland Trust. … [Read more...]

West Island 5K Run/Walk

West Island 5k Run/Walk Sunday, April 29, 2018, 11:00 a.m. 41 Causeway Rd., West Island, Fairhaven The Fairhaven High School Cross Country program benefits from this event, run on a US Track and Field certified course. Entry fees range from $15 to $25. There is also a Kids Mile Run with an entry fee of $5. Shirts to first 600 5k registrants; neoprene wrist bands to Kids Mile entrants. Cash prizes. … [Read more...]

Senior Talent Showcase

Senior Talent Showcase Sunday, April 29, 2018, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Fairhaven Town Hall, 40 Center Street, Fairhaven The Rotary Club of Fairhaven hosts its third annual senior talent showcase. Application to take part are available at the Senior Center. Admission to the event is free. The Town Hall auditorium is handicap accessible. For more information, call Melissa Kucharski at 508-330-4837 or Anne … [Read more...]

Bernstein! 100th Birthday Bash

Seaglass Theater Company: Bernstein! 100th Birthday Bash Sunday, April 29, 2018, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. First Congregational Church, 34 Center St., Fairhaven Fairhaven's 1845 gothic-inspired First Congregational Church is the setting for Seaglass Theater Company's spring concert, "Bernstein! A 100th Birthday Bash." Celebrate the 100th birthday of Americas Maestro with selections from his popular … [Read more...]

Indoor Community Yard Sale

Indoor Community Yard Sale hosted by North Fairhaven Improvement Association Saturday, May 19, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Oxford School, 267 Adams Street, Fairhaven, MA 02719 Free admission to the public. Booth space available for anyone interested in selling ($20). Snack Bar will be open. For more information check out the North Fairhaven Improvement Association’s website or call 508-207-2123. … [Read more...]

Riverside Cemetery Tour

Riverside Cemetery Tour Sunday, May 20, 2018, 2:00 p.m. Riverside Cemetery, 274 Main St., Fairhaven Take a walk in one of the most beautiful rural-style cemeteries in Massachusetts, created in 1850 by Warren Delano II, the grandfather of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The tour visits the final resting places of some of the town’s most prominent people. You’ll also see lovely examples of early … [Read more...]