Things to do: Walk with birds, see some art, stamp out hunger

May 8, 2019

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Thursday, May 9

Walk with the birds.

The Lloyd Center’s third Spring bird walk of the season will take place at their location on 430 Potomska Rd. from 3 to 5 p.m. Pre-registration is required by noon. The walk will cost $10 for Lloyd Center members, $13 for non-members, and $5 for children under 12.

Celebrate art and tech.

Dartmouth High School will be hosting the 11th annual Visual Arts Show and STEM innovation night from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Carlin Lynch Activity Center to celebrate student achievements in arts and technology.

Friday, May 10

Support Padanaram harbor.

Watch the Dartmouth harbormaster receive a special honor from in an award ceremony for Padanaram winning “Best US Harbor” in an online contest. The ceremony is open to the public and will take place on Bridge Street at noon.

See floral art for spring.

Check out some floral-inspired artwork at the Norton Gallery on 330 Elm Street for their Gallery Night from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be live music and light refreshments.

Saturday, May 11

Buy a plant.

The Garden Club of Buzzards Bay will hold a plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon at St. Mary’s Parish Center, 783 Dartmouth St. Proceeds benefit community projects, including grants, scholarships, and maintenance at the Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum. Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted.

Stamp out hunger.

Leave non-perishable food items — like canned goods or shelf-stable items like cereals or pasta — by your mailbox or on your porch for letter carriers to pick up and donate to local food pantries. Please, no glass containers or expired food.