Things to do: See a movie in a pool, eat clams, go for a walk.

Jul 10, 2019

There's a lot happening in Dartmouth on any given weekend. Visit for your itinerary.

Thursday, July 11

Tour the Slocum River at sunset by kayak.

Paddle through the salt marsh ecosystem of the Slocum River with the Lloyd Center and Osprey Sea Kayak on a sunset kayak tour starting at 6 p.m.

Beginners are welcome. Participants are limited to 12 and must be age 15 or older. The trip costs $55 for Lloyd Center members and $65 for non-members.

Participants should wear clothing and footwear that can get wet and pack a non-alcoholic beverage and snack.

Pre-register online at or contact the Lloyd Center at (508) 990-0505 with questions.

Friday, July 12

Watch a movie in the pool.

Float in the pool at the Dartmouth YMCA on Gulf Road and enjoy a family-friendly movie (To Be Decided) from 8 - 10 p.m.

Cost is $5 per family. Pre-registration is required. Call (508) 993-3361 to reserve a spot.

Eat some clams.

The Lloyd Center will be hosting its 34th Annual Clambake celebrating science and education starting at 6 p.m. on the beach at Demarest Lloyd State Park on Barney’s Joy Road. 

A longstanding tradition, the event helps fund the Lloyd Center’s environmental research and education programs. 

There will be live music by Lucky 13, a classic menu including whole lobsters, clams, barbeque chicken, top shelf open bar, and a silent auction. The theme of the evening is “Sandcastles.”

Advance registration is recommended, as the event is likely to sell out.

Visit to reserve a ticket.

See a youth-friendly movie.

All area youths (and parents) are welcome to watch Disney’s Ralph Breaks the Internet on the lawn at St. Peter's Episcopal Church on Elm St. from 8 to 10:30 p.m.

The movie is free and recommended for ages 7 and above.

Bring friends, blankets, and snacks. 

In case of rain, event will be held indoors.

Saturday, July 13

Hike the beach at Allen’s Pond.

Early birds are welcome to a 7 a.m. hike of the beach and woodlands at Allen's Pond Wildlife Sanctuary on Horseneck Road.

The trail will be 8.5 miles along the beach and through the woods, with a break for lunch. Participants should pack their own lunch.

Sunday, July 14

Join a new walking group.

A new community-wide walking group in Dartmouth will meet for the first time in the parking lot of St. Peter’s Church on Elm St. every Sunday morning at 9 a.m. starting July 14.

Led by Dartmouth resident Elizabeth Carbone, the group is for anyone that would like to walk with others, enjoy conversation, meet new friends and promote healthy exercise habits.

No registration necessary. Open to men and women of all ages. Children and teens can participate if accompanied by an adult family member. 

For more information call St. Peter’s at (774) 510-5661.