Things to do: Week of May 30

May 30, 2024

Saturday, June 1

Go looking for bobolinks
Join Dartmouth Natural Resource Trust Land Manager Linda Vanderveer for a stroll through Ocean View Farm, searching for bobolinks on Saturday, June 1 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Bobolinks are small, migratory songbirds with an adorable yellow head and conspicuous call. No dogs are allowed on this walk. Register online now:

Paper shredding day
Paper Shredding Day is from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., or until the shred truck fills up. All are welcome; there is no residency requirement. Individuals may bring up to two boxes of paper. The event is at the Dartmouth Highway Department, 976 Russells Mills Road, Dartmouth.
The event is sponsored by NBCU and held in partnership with the City of New Bedford, the Town of Dartmouth, and the Greater New Bedford Regional Refuse Management District.

Saturday, June 8

Join local ministry for walk
Dartmouth-based organization My Brother’s Keeper will host its 14th Annual Family Walk on June 8 from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. on the Stonehill College campus to raise awareness of their services.
After the 1.33-mile walk, attendees will be invited to enjoy festivities including inflatable bounce houses and slides, an obstacle course, a climbing wall, live entertainment, and food vendors.
Registration is free.
Those looking to sponsor the walk may visit the event website, or contact the event coordinator Amanda Dean

Eat on the wild side
Walking around in nature, it can feel tempting to want to try and forage some of the natural fruits and leaves, but it can be challenge to identify what is safe to consume.
Those who share this difficulty, can join Dartmouth Natural Resource Trust Development and Outreach Special Kendra Parker on a walk through Slocum’s River Reserve, at 320 Horseneck Road, Saturday, June 8 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. where she will point out a variety of edible plants that grow on the property.
This event costs $10 per person. Register online now:

Monday, June 10

Hit the green for veterans
Westport-based non-profit Toka’s Friends will hold its annual golf fundraiser at Dartmouth’s Allendale Country Club, 1047 Allen St. There will be a shotgun start at 1 p.m.
This year’s event will include a free one-hour golf clinic for veterans sponsored and run by PGA REACH New England.
Anyone interested in sponsoring, participating, or learning more about the fundraiser can visit

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