Whales, Tales and Sails
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?
By the 1840s, black sailors constituted about one-sixth of the labor force; and by 1900, West Indians, Azoreans, and Cape Verdeans had become a majority.