CALENDAR

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6

Farmers Market: 3-7 p.m., Williams Barn. July to Oct. 4.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 7

Household Hazardous Waste Center: 9 a.m. to noon. Cook Street, Devens.

Lost Lake Station Open House & Barbecue: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be Hamburgers, hot dogs, snacks and a bounce house for the kids! Lost Lake Fire Station is located at 185 Lost Lake Drive. Direct any questions to Officer Mead or Henehan at 978-448-5555.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 8

Guided Trail Hike: 1 p.m. sharp. Join us on a guided hike through the woods of the Bertozzi Wildlife Management Area in West Groton, led jointly by the Groton Trails Committee and the Appalachian Mountain Club. Come see this little-known gem found along the very pretty Squannacook River. The wooded, riverside conservation area is home to abundant wildlife including foxes, deer, bears, moose, porcupines, fishers, turtles and beavers. Our hike will take about two hours and is suitable for families with children. Dogs must be well behaved and kept under owner's control. Wear comfortable hiking shoes. From West Groton (Clover Farm Store), take Townsend Road northward, tracking your mileage carefully for exactly 2.7 miles to the conservation area, which is on the left. Park behind the sign. (42.63676N, 71.64952W). The hike will be held unless it is very stormy.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 13

Woman's Club: The first meeting of the Groton Woman's Club for this year will a Garden Party, rain or shine, at the home of Audrey Bryce, 564 Longley Road, Groton. Hostesses for the meeting will be Susan Slade and Pat Bennett. For information, please contact President Nancy Olson, 978-448-3181, or visit the Club's website, www. grotonwomansclub.org.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Guided Trail Hike to Grand Opening of Fitch's Bridge: noon sharp with members of the Groton Trails Committee on (A.) a guided hike from the Hayes Woods Trailhead on Maple Street through the Johnston Parcel to the newly constructed Fitch's Bridge or (B.) a guided bike from the Groton Senior Center following Spencer Circle Road and the trail from Hill St. to the Fitch's Bridge. Both the Hike and the Bike are family friendly and will take about a half hour on easy forested terrain. On arrival at the Fitch's Bridge, we will be treated to live music and enjoy good company for a 1-2 p.m. Grand Opening Ceremony for the bridge with keynote speakers. Following the ceremony, we'll hike/bike back to our starting points.

BRIEFS

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center

OPEN: First Wednesday and following Saturday of each month, 9 a.m. to noon, March through December.

PLACE: 9 Cook Street (Rear), Devens

WHO: Member Communities and their small businesses

FEE: HHW $20/5 gal./lbs., $40/10 gal./lbs. , other varies depending on items,

MORE DETAILS: www.devenshhw.com or call 978-501-3943.

SAVE THE DATE

Well adult clinic

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. 12, 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. For further information, please contact Nashoba Associated Boards of Health at 978-772-3335 or 1-800-427-9762 ext. 333.

Farmers Market

The weekly Farmers Market is held at the Williams Barn at 160 Chicopee Row each Friday from 3-7 p.m. through Oct. 11 with products from the Groton area such as vegetables, herbs, flowers, plants, fruit, and berries, as well as cheese, eggs, baked goods, wine, local seeds and jam.

For information, check the website: www.williamsbarn.org.