1850s ladies offer craft for New Years Eve

Ruth and Abby with noisemaker
Ruth and Abby with noisemaker


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News Release Date: January 18, 2015

Contact: Emily G. Prigot, 508-996-4095 x 6105

Celebrate the New Year at New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park!Ruth and Abby, the national park's 1850s ladies, will be marking the new year by providing materials for visitors of all ages to create their own noisemakers, and would be pleased to have you join them, from 5:00-7:00 PM. The event will take place on Wednesday, December 31 at the New Bedford Whaling National Park Visitor Center, 33 William Street, downtown New Bedford. Admission is free.

The noisemaker activity is just one part of City Celebrates! New Year's Eve, presented by the City of New Bedford in the heart of the downtown historic district.Join the fun for a FREE family-friendly evening in Downtown New Bedford from 5:00 to 8:45 pm —but feel free to arrive early and stay late! The fireworks start at 8:30, and take place over New Bedford harbor.For more information on City Celebrates! New Year's Eve, go to http://destinationnewbedford.org/events/.

Last updated: February 26, 2015

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33 William Street
New Bedford, MA 02740



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