March 30, 2023

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February school vacation with the kids in New Bedford and Fall River

It is almost time for February vacation. With the kids being home from Feb. 21 through Feb. 25 here are some activities that can help them keep busy. Whether they want to improve their culinary skills, learn a new hobby, or paint a masterpiece there is sure to be something for everyone. 

Painting At Splash

772 Purchase St., New Bedford |

Join Painting At Splash for a class Feb. 21  through Feb. 25 For their 2 for 1 Feb Vacation Special.  Ages 4+ recommended with a different painting each day including one day of ceramic painting. 

February Vacation Archery Clinic

203 Bedford St., Lakeville |

This is a four-day archery clinic for children ages 7 yrs to 12 yrs old that will be held 10 a.m. to noon from Feb. 21 through Feb. 24. No experience is needed. Each day will focus on proper shooting form and building basic skills. It will challenge the archers with fun and exciting targets games that will help them to focus on aiming. 

The New Bedford Whaling Museum has a week of events planned for Feb. Vacation.

New Bedford Whaling Museum

18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford |

Throughout February vacation week, the New Bedford Whaling Museum will explore themes of conservation. Visitors are encouraged to locate each of the five Conservation Stations by searching for the hidden whales that correspond to them between 9:30 a.m. and noon. In the afternoon, continue the scavenger hunt fun until the Museum closes. Return your completed scavenger hunt to the admissions desk for a special victory stamp.

The stations include:

  • station 1: Search and Destroy, explore toothed whales and echolocation
  • station 2: Sounds & Songs, discover how sound works through a number of different hands-on experiments
  • station 3: Corals & Conservation,  explore some of the smallest creatures in our ocean
  • station 4: Through the Window, compare whale skeletons to human skeletons
  • station 5: Insulated from the Cold, experiment with insulating properties of blubber