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WHALE Event Calendar 2019

We hope you join us this year for an event!

Stay tuned for updates.

WHALE Open House at 318 Pleasant Street

Friday, June 28th, 2019

4:00 – 6:00 PM

Satuday, June 29th, 2019

11:00 – 1:00 PM

Located at 318 Pleasant Street, New Bedford, MA 02740

WHALE is very excited to announce that the first-time homebuyer lottery process for 318 Pleasant Street begins tomorrow, Friday, June 28th and ends Tuesday, July 30th.

If you’re an interested first-time homebuyer, please email Teresa Willander at with any questions.

We hope to see you all there!

Events we’ve enjoyed

Legacy Dinner- Elegant sit-down cocktail hour and dinner to honor WHALE’s contributors over the years and raise funds for its future.

Nostalgia Nights – View WHALE’s photo collection and listen to historic era music.

Architectural Bingo – Win prizes, learn and test your architectural lingo.

“Historic Paints and Finishes” – Lectures in honor of Historic Preservation Month.

Kid’s Rule Scavenger Hunt Search for historic architectural details on downtown New Bedford’s historic buildings. Discover which historic buildings WHALE has saved over the last 50 years. Win a prize!

Build a historic house from the WHALE’s “Towers, Turrets, & Tenements” book- Receive one of these great books illustrated by Arthur Moniz. Children get to choose and put together a particular architectural style seen in and around New Bedford and decorate Christmas style while learning about their city’s cultural heritage.

Site Visits of Current Projects- On select nights WHALE has opened up a restoration in progress for a “peak in” of its plans and development timeline. Current sites include the Co-Creative Center and First Baptist Church.

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