• Historic buildings and the waterfront in New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

    New Bedford Whaling

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

Whales, Tales and Sails

Jackson with a ukelele
Jackson Gillman plays the uke
NPS photo

Subscribe RSS Icon | What is RSS
News Release Date: January 9, 2014
Contact: Emily G. Prigot, 508-996-4095 x 6105

The holidays are over, and moms, dads and caregivers are looking for free, engaging activities for their young children. This is the one to check out: the return of Whales, Tales and Sails, a free, one-hour story hour each Friday morning beginning at 10:00 AM.The weekly event features professional storyteller Jackson Gillman and includes stories, fingerplay, songs, music, crafts and free play at New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park's Corson Maritime Learning Center. This activity is geared for children ages 0-5. The center is located at 33 William Street in downtown New Bedford.

 

Did You Know?

Fishing vessels in New Bedford harbor.

Today, New Bedford is home to the number one fishing port in the United States in terms of the dollar value of its catch.