Monday Morning Fun at the Visitors Center
Mondays in July and August 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Dates in 2017: July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 August 7, 14, 21
Academy Building Lawn, 141 Main St. at Route 6, Fairhaven
A family friendly way to spend a summer morning at the Visitors Center. Play old fashioned lawn games (bean bag toss, horse shoes, nine pins, jarts, frisbee, hula hoops, etc.), jump in a bounce house, get your face painted by Heart Henna & Face Painting, and more. On hot mornings, there will be sprinklers–bring a towel. Expect a visit from Buttons the Bear from Carousel Family Fun Center. Enjoy some ice cream from Acushnet Creamery.
At 10:00 each week, enjoy a special guest program geared toward children ages 5 through 12 and their parents and guardians. Admission, games, bounce house, and programs are free. There is a charge for face painting and the ice cream and water.
Bounce house and programs sponsored by contributions to the Tourism Gift Account by local businesses, non-profit groups, and individuals.
For more information, including how to make a donation to Monday Morning Fun, call 508-979-4085 or email FairhavenTours@fairhaven-ma.gov.
Programs for 2017:
Monday, July 3: ArtMobile from the New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! with two art educators with lots of art supplies for getting creative! Bounce house sponsored by Evie and Rich Griffiths.
Monday, July 10: Behind the Scenes at Emma Jean’s Chocolatier Leigh Dalton from Emma Jean’s Cupcake Factory, Candy House, and Ice Cream Shoppe promises a sweet presentation about making candy. Bounce house sponsored by What A Find! Consignment Furniture.
Monday, July 17: “K-J Tunes” Disc jockey Ken Souza with musical fun, limbo contest, kids karaoke, hula hoops & more. Bounce house sponsored by Our Lady’s Haven.
Monday, July 24: New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center The program “All About Scallops” will teach you about scallops and our local scallop fleet. There will be a shell decorating craft as well, and some fishermen’s survival suits to try on. Bounce house sponsored by Seconds Count. Giant water slide sponsored by Fairhaven Improvement Association.
Monday, July 31: Ezekiel the Green’s Magical Foolery and Foolishness The Magician of the Obscure Order of Lesser Green Wizards really tries his best. Bounce house sponsored by Pink Bonnet Bakery.
Monday, August 7: Hogwarts Herbology Professor Pomona Sprout Learn about and taste some edible plants you can grow yourself. Bounce house sponsored by the Fairhaven Business Association.
Monday, August 14: Buttonwood Park Zoomobile with live animals from the zoo! Bounce house sponsored by BRW Property Services.
Monday, August 21: Whitfield-Manjiro Friendship Society Fun Japanese cultural activities, calligraphy, origami, chopstick contests, and more. Bounce house/slide combo sponsored by DeTerra’s Jump and Friends of the Fairhaven COA.
You may download the Monday Morning Fun Flier here: Monday Morning Fun 2017
Bounce houses & water slide provided by
with donations from Fairhaven businesses & groups.