Things to do: Laugh, learn, walk

Feb 5, 2019

There’s a lot happening in Dartmouth on any given week. Visit for your itinerary.

Friday, February 8

Share the Love.

The Dartmouth Cultural Center will hold its annual “Share the Love” fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Allendale Country Club’s Valley Top Tavern. Enjoy sweet and savory treats, live music from the Phil Zukas Rick Cane Duet, a silent auction, and a cash bar. Tickets are available at at a variety of price points.

Saturday, February 9

Plant the seed of knowledge.

Round the Bend Farm will host its second annual Seed Sovereignty Field Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The annual event is a day-long program which will teach farmers everything there is to know about seed sovereignty. Tickets are $35 for members of NOFA and YFN, or $45 for non-members. Events are held at Round the Bend’s 92 Allen Neck Rd. farm.Visit for more information and to register.

Laugh to support After Prom.

Support Dartmouth High’s After Prom at a comedy show on Saturday, February 9 at Rachel’s Lakeside, 950 State Rd. Doors open at 7:15 for an 8 p.m. comedy show, followed by music and dancing until midnight and a 50/50 raffle. This event is open to those 21 and over, and tickets cost $20 per person. Please make checks out to “Town of Dartmouth / After Prom.” For tickets, email Ana Veloso,, Andrea Abreu,, Melinda Garcia,, or Lili Chamberlain,

Sunday, February 10

Search for owls.

Head to the Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary from 9:30 a.m. to noon to look for the snowy owl. During the walk, participants will cover about 2.5 miles of uneven terrain. Registration is required online at or by calling 508-636-2437, and costs $10 for members and $12 for non-members.

Walk with women.

DNRT’s Land Stewart, Leah Howard, will lead a women-only walk through the Slocum’s River Reserve, 320 Horseneck Rd., from 10 to 11:30 a.m. These walks are perfect for women who are nervous to walk alone or who would like some company on the trails. Women’s Walks will take place the second Sunday of each month at a new location each time.

Learn about the history of golf.

The Dartmouth Historical and Arts Society, 1205 Russells Mills Rd., will present a lecture about the history of golf on the South Coast from 1890 to 1910 by Bob Harding at 2:30 p.m. Using newspaper records and other evidence, Harding will explore how golf got started in the area and how it has changed over the years. Light Refreshments will be provided. A $5.00 Donation is recommended.

Have an event we should include next week? Email Douglas McCulloch at