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Sunday School and Worship

Children, teens and adults are invited to worship on Sundays at 10 a.m. at Union Congregational Church in Groton. Sunday School for age 3 through 7th-grade kicks off on Sept. 7 and will be ongoing through June. Children attend the first part of the service and then go to their Sunday School classrooms for related stories, discussions and activities. Nursery care is available for babies and toddlers.

UCC Groton is located at 218 Main St. (across from Filho's Cucina). Visit www.uccgroton.org or call 978-448-2091.

Farmers Market open Fridays

The Groton Farmers Market at the Williams Barn is open for its 11th season. The market will be open every Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and will continue through Oct. 10.

Again this year, the market will be held in the field behind the barn at 160 Chicopee Row in Groton, just 1.5 miles north of Main Street.

For information: www.grotonfarmersmarket.org.

Well adult clinic Sept. 11

Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with the Groton Board of Health, announces that announces that a Well Adult Clinic will be held on Thursday, Sept. 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Senior Center, 163 West Main St., Groton. Drop in for blood pressure, pulse screening and diet teaching. No appointment is necessary.


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For information, please contact Nashoba Associated Boards of Health at 978-772-3335 or 1-800-427-9762 ext. 340 or visit us at www.nashoba.org.

Groton Woman's Club to meet Sept. 12

The first meeting of the year for the Groton Woman's Club will be held at the home of Audrey Bryce on Longley Road, Friday, Sept. 12. This garden party, a yearly social event, will begin with a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Anyone wishing to learn more about the club and/or wishing to join, should contact Audrey Bryce, membership chairman, at 978-272-1170.

Guided trail hike Sept. 14, 1 p.m. sharp

Join members of the Groton Trails Committee and the Appalachian Mountain Club on a guided hike.

We will explore the Rocky Hill section of the Wharton Plantation and adjoining conservation lands. Owned by the New England Forestry Foundation, this is a 100-year-old plantation of white pines, oaks and other tree species that is presently given to sustainable forestry uses. The area of the Wharton Plantation we will hike features streams, beaver ponds, upland forest, and all around pretty woods.

Our hike will take about two hours and is suitable for hiking-experienced children. Dogs must be kept under owner's control and, if requested, leashed.

From Route 40 (Lowell Road), take Old Dunstable Road north for 0.9 miles. Just past a light green house on the left, bear left onto Rocky Hill Rd (a gravel road). Proceed 0.3 miles to where signs say that Rocky Hill Road turns into Martins Pond Road. Park there at the sign for Wharton Plantation trails, where there is also a gated cart path (Dan Parker Road, no sign.) 42.62776N, 71.52350W.

Olin Lathrop, olin@embedinc.com, 978-742-9014.

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