Your Weekend

YOUR WEEKEND and the week ahead…

Beginning Fri. June 2 – Purchase Street Records (767 Purchase Street) celebrates six months of being open for business in downtown New Bedford with a 10% OFF all record purchases weekend. That’s right – all records 10% off plus other special deals and (weather permitting) sidewalk sales through Sunday, June 4.

SATURDAY, JUNE 3 – New Bedford gets its PRIDE back – a public LGBTQ Pride Festival in Buttonwood Park happens today from 9:00am – 4:00pm. It begins with Yoga in the Park with Jeff Costa, followed by a Fitness Walk and then lots more entertainment, family activities and more. New Bedford’s resurgent gay community was the feature of one of our recent blog posts – and you can read all about PRIDE and more here.

SATURDAY, JUNE 3 – The Seaport Art Walk officially opens on the State Pier in New Bedford with a celebration from 2:00-5:00pm today. It’s another show-stopping event we previously wrote about, so get the full story here.

SATURDAY, JUNE 3 – The Community Economic Development Center and the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center are pleased to present Fiesta Tipica de Guatemala, “a mini-festival of traditional culture featuring music, dance, demonstrations of traditional crafts, and a concurso (children’s contest for the best traditional clothing)” today on Acushnet Avenue. From 2:00pm-6:00pm, come get your dose of Guatemalan culture at the Phillips Avenue Pocket Park (on the corner of Phillips and Acushnet Avenues, naturally – steps from Lorenzo’s Bakery and Mimo’s Cafe).

SATURDAY, JUNE 3 – Stone Free brings the music of Jimi Hendrix to The Bar (266 Dartmouth Street, NB) tonight beginning at 9:00pm. Come enjoy drinks, chow and a tribute to the music of Hendrix at this great spot.

SUNDAY, JUNE 4 – Striker’s Bar & Grill in the Wonder Bowl (66 Hathaway Road, NB) welcomes Last Comic Standing star and co-star of the Netflix series, “Be a Man” to their Sunday Comic Showcase tonight. Also featuring Featuring the Voice Of The City – Bad Lad and local comedian Larry Soares. Your host for the night Dave Sinclair. Tickets $10.00; show starts at 7:00pm.

TUESDAY, JUNE 6 – The Bay Sox home opener takes place at 6:00pm at Paul Walsh Field by New Bedford High School. If you haven’t seen the Sox in action, get to it this season. At $5, it’s affordable fun for all ages. Find the season schedule here.

Steven Froias

Steven Froias

Mad Man at Groundwork!
Steven Froias is Groundwork!'s resident blogger. He sleeps in the boiler room at 1213 Purchase Street.
Steven Froias