Things to do: Listen to the classics, learn about art, go for a beach walk

Jan 24, 2019

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

Friday, January 25

Catch a radiothon.

Meeting Street and the Schwartz School will host a live radiothon at Sunrise Bakery, 571 Dartmouth St., from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. Special guests will be stopping by throughout the radiothon, which will raise money for Meeting Street. The radiothon will be broadcast on FUN 107 and WBSM. The Meeting Street Telethon will be aired live on Saturday from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on WPRI 12.

Saturday, January 26

Donate shoes for a cause.

The Dartmouth High Class of 2021 will be collecting donations of “gently used” shoes at the Southworth Library from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. A variety of shoes can be dropped off, including mens, womens, and kids shoes, sneakers, casual and dress shoes, boots, soccer cleats, sandals, heels, flats, and loafers. Shoes must be in pairs, and certain shoes will not be accepted like skates, winter boots, slippers, flip flops, shoes with metal spikes, and women’s fashion boots. Proceeds will benefit the Class of 2021, and the shoes will be donated to those in need.

Sunday, January 27

Take a musical trip to France.

The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra’s Chamber Music Group will host a concert tour through France called “La Grande Boucle” at 4 p.m. at St. Peter’s Church. Music will include laude Debussy’s String Quartet, Maurice Ravel’s Tzigane, Francis Poulenc’s The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant, and Louis Vierne’s Piano Quartet in C Minor, Op. 42. Tickets are $20 at the door or online at St. Peter’s is located at 351 Elm St.

Make some art on the beach.

Join Mass Audubon for a beach walk and guided beach art session at Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary at 9 a.m. After a 2.5 mile hike on the beach, staff will host a creative art session which will allow participants to create beach-inspired works of art incorporating material found on the shores. The cost is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Registration in advance is required. Visit or call (508) 636-2437 to register.

Hear a tragic tale.

The Dartmouth Historical and Arts Society will present a lecture called “Long Shadows” at its next Sunday lecture series at 2:30 p.m.

The lecture will focus on tales of sadness and tragedy pieced together entirely through public documents and historical records. DHAS President Bob Harding will lead the talk. Light refreshments will be available.

A $5 donation is recommended. The talk will be at the Russells Mills Schoolhouse, 1205 Russells Mills Rd.

Tuesday, January 29

Learn about art.

The second session of the Southworth Library Molly Little Art Film Series is from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. The session will cover neoclassicism and romanticism. It is part of a six-week film series on art appreciation, held every Tuesday until February 26. It is free to attend and open to the public. The Southworth Library is located at 732 Dartmouth St.

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