Things to do: Travel through photography, downward dog

Aug 11, 2021

There’s a lot happening in Dartmouth on any given week. For more information on these and other upcoming events, visit

Thursday, Aug. 12

Summer library storytime on Zoom

Enjoy a different theme each week with Miss Christie at 11 a.m. Thursdays. Meeting ID is 477 494 7544. Password is Books.

Friday, Aug. 13

Travel through photography 

The Dartmouth Cultural Center will present travel photographer Richard Van Inwegen for a talk and slide show at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 13 at the center, 404 Elm St. He will take visitors on a photographic journey from Yellowstone National Park to Alaska to local sites. 

The event is free but a $10 donation is requested to the center. Reservations are recommended by calling (508) 991-0484 or visiting

Farmers’ Market offers local produce 

The Dartmouth Farmers’ Market will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 13 on the lawn at St. Mary’s Parish Center, 789 Dartmouth St. 

The market offers locally raised meats and eggs, locally grown produce and flowers and crafted food, handmade goods, crafts and art. Local musicians will perform.

Sunday, Aug. 15 

Yoga for a cause

Boston Children’s Hospital and Yoga Reaches Out will team up to host an outdoor yoga class Sunday, Aug. 15 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Coastal Vineyards, 61 Pardon Hill Road. Live music will be performed. A suggested donation of $25 will support Boston Children’s Hospital’s work with sick children and their families.

Honoring a beloved leader

Dan Socha, a former technical leader for Dartmouth Historical & Arts Society, will be honored at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 15 at the Russells Mills Schoolhouse, 1205 Russells Mills Road. The event will celebrate his life and legacy. A plaque will be dedicated to him.  

Tuesday, Aug. 17

Community band concert

The Dartmouth Community Band will host its weekly free summer concert at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17 at Apponagansett Beach. The concerts are part of the Dartmouth Parks and Recreation Summer Concert Series.

Wednesday, Aug. 18

Have a Wild Nite 

Wild Nites will entertain from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18 at Apponagansett Park, Gulf Road. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 per person at the gate, $4 in advance. Children younger than 12 are admitted free. A season pass is available for $30. Advance ticket sales and season passes are available at the town Parks and Recreation Office. 

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