Annual Groton Woman's Club's Greens sale Saturday

Members of the Groton Woman's Club have assembled hundreds of wreaths for the annual Greens Sale to be held on Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Williams Barn, 160 Chicopee Row. This year's sale will feature 402 wreaths, 70 swags and dozens of kissing balls and decorative items, such as "ever-lasting Victorian sleighs" and tablecloths,

Dunstable Holiday Craft Fair Saturday

A Dunstable community holiday fair will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Dunstable Congregational Church. More than 20 craft vendors plus fish chowder and sandwiches for lunch, a bake table, silent auction and lots more at the fair.

For information contact Sue at

Guided Trail Hike Dec. 15

1 p.m. sharp. Join members of the Groton Trails Committee 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 (NEFF), this is a 100-year-old plantation of white pines, oaks and other tree species that is presently given to sustainable forestry uses. In 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 Road (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.

Contact Olin Lathrop,, 978-742-9014, for information.