AHA! New Bedford is one of the longest-running community events in the city. It is held on the second Thursday of every month and is a celebration of Arts, History, and Architecture in the City of New Bedford. AHA! has done great things for Downtown New Bedford, attracting people who otherwise might not have visited. It's also served as a showcase for local artists to show what they do. AHA! is entering its twentieth year and it has invigorated the cultural scene in Downtown New Bedford. Lee Heald is the director of AHA, and she joins Townsquare Sunday host Jim Phillips to review the history of AHA! and what's next in 2018.

Townsquare Sunday with Jim Phillips can be heard each Sunday at 6 a.m. on WBSM 1420 and WBSM.com. Townsquare Sunday is a weekly public affairs program highlighting non-profits and community organizations in the Greater New Bedford area. If you have a public event, festival, or neighborhood activity you want to publicize, submit your information here.

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