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Thurs.

Oct. 20

6:45pm

Ten Mile: The River That Built This City

Ben Cote, from Friends of the Ten Mile River Watershed, will deliver a program entitled, “Ten Mile – The River that Built this City” at the Attleboro Area Industrial Museum.

All are welcome and encouraged to attend this program to learn all we can about “our” river. Bring your kids and grandkids along too. Free and open to the public.

Attleboro Area Industrial Museum
42 Union St # 2 – Attleboro, MA 20703

Cost: Free Admission

Sat.

Feb. 11th

1-2 pm

Big Read Panel Discussion - Sitting Pretty

Cost: Free Admission

Admission is free. Donations are always welcomed.

Attleboro Area Industrial Museum will host a panel discussion about how Attleboro industry/manufacturing companies accommodate workers with disabilities. Included in the discussion will be representatives from local company owners including several HR representatives from local companies and possible owners or directors from those companies.

There will be no more than five questions for the panel and then question and answer time for attendees.

Location:
Attleboro Area Industrial Museum 42 Union St # 2 – Attleboro, MA 20703

You can call the museum with questions at 508-222-3918 or email at info@industrialmuseum.com.

Fri.

Feb. 17th

12:30 - 2:30 pm

Tracey Barbosa & Noah Koretz - Mass Development, Inc.

Cost: Free Admission

Admission is free. Donations are always welcomed.

Tracy Barbosa and Noah Koretz will be speaking about networking discussing grant possibilities.

Noah Koretz is the Deputy Director for Transformative Development at MassDevelopment, working on the agency’s place-based program for revitalization of Gateway Cities. He is also currently finishing his work as a TDI Fellow in Haverhill, Massachusetts, focused on real estate and small business development in its urban core.

Tracy is a multi-media artist and community organizer with experience organizing the Love the Ave initiative in New Bedford’s North End. With a bachelor’s degree from Massachusetts College of Art and Design, she has worked in private and public collections all over the world.

Location:
Attleboro Area Industrial Museum 42 Union St # 2 – Attleboro, MA 20703

You can call the museum with questions at 508-222-3918 or email at info@industrialmuseum.com.

Thurs.

Feb. 18th

4-8 pm

Attleboro's 11th Winter Night Festival

Cost: Admission is FREE & Activities are FREE

There’s plenty to do at Attleboro’s Winter Night Festival. Jump on the train and take a ride around festival grounds. Grab a bite in the Food Court. Enjoy the warmth of the Festival bonfire.

Jump in the line for a hayride. Take a picture with Attleboro High School’s new mascot. Take a ride on a unicorn!

Face Painting is FREE, Caricatures are Free. Photos are Free. Hayrides are FREE. The only money needed is to purchase a special piece of jewelry or raffle tickets. Affordable comfort foods and beverages will be for sale as well.

Artists & Attractions

1. 4-8pm: Influencer – An Exhibition of Attleboro Arts Museum Permanent Collection Work and Contemporary Interpretations

Selections from the Museum’s Permanent Collection serve as inspiration for student artists.  Exhibit in memory of Gary Oliveira.

2. 4-8pm: Creating Awareness – Artists Work to Illuminate and Support

A team of artists will use American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Greater Attleboro paper luminaria bags as their canvas.  The artists will be working live in the Museum demonstrating artmaking techniques and helping to raise awareness.

3. 4-8pm: Caricatures by Adam Cristaldi.

An illustrated Winter Night Festival keepsake. First come, first served.

Location:
133 S Main St, Attleboro, MA

Thurs.

Feb. 23rd

6 pm

Thursday Night at the Museum: Marc Forbes Speaker Series

Cost: Free Admission

Admission is free. Donations are always welcomed.

“Thursday Night at the Museum” continues on Thursday, February 23rd with the Marc Forbes speaker series.

Marc is the director of Masters Sales and Marketing. His Attleboro company specializes in custom products and programs including sports awards, finely crafted and customized jewelry, corporate awards/recognition programs and more.

Location:
Attleboro Area Industrial Museum 42 Union St # 2 – Attleboro, MA 20703

The museum is open the last Thursday of the month until 8 pm. (The additional hours on Thursday will be from 4 pm until 8 pm.)

You can call the museum with questions at 508-222-3918 or email at info@industrialmuseum.com.

Sept. 2022- April 2023

NEA Big Read:
Attleboro 2022-2023

Check out this year’s NEA BIG Read title Sitting Pretty: The View from my Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body by Rebekah Taussig at the Attleboro Area Industrial Museum

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Sat.

Apr. 29, 2023

10 am - 5 pm

The Jewelry City Steampunk Festival is a free and open to the public one-day event to educate and celebrate the culture of steampunk in historic downtown Attleboro, Massachusetts.

See everything from sword fighting demonstrations to teapot racing!

Located at the Attleboro Area Industrial Museum, Attleboro Public Library, Balfour Riverwalk Park, and the United Methodist Church.

Cost: Free Admission