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With a range of outdoor events this week, stick with your weekly routine or try something new! From snowshoeing to cross country skiing to walking, check out what’s going on outside:
Ever wonder what snowshoeing and cross country skiing are like? Now’s your chance to find out! From 9:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday, January 12, try these two easy-to-learn snow sports at the Weston Ski Track during Winter Trails Day.
As part of the Northeastern Massachusetts Weekly Winter Hikes program, explore Boxford State Forest from Bay Circuit to Bald Hill on Saturday, January 12 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Meet at Harold Parker State Forest in North Andover.
On Sunday, January 13, take a 3.5 mile walk with the Southeastern Massachusetts Adult Walking Club. This week’s hike will be moderate through hilly terrain on the St. Moritz green dot loop. The walk begins at 1:00 pm at the Blue Hill Reservation.
Plan a Day Trip – Right in Boston Harbor! posted on Aug 18
Looking for a fun day trip for you and possibly your family? Look no further, the Boston Harbor Islands are the place to be. Lots of events take place on these islands during the summer months, so enjoy these festivities while they are here! Spectacle …Continue Reading Plan a Day Trip – Right in Boston Harbor!
K-9 to the Rescue posted on Aug 13
At 5:35 p.m. on Thursday, July 24, Officer Art O’Connell got a call about two missing girls in Douglas State Park. Officer O’Connell, his partner Diesel and a back up state trooper had to search the 5,900-acre, nine square mile, park on foot, as the canopy of the trees was too thick to search via helicopter and the ground too uneven to search by vehicle.
History of Pickling posted on Aug 11
Looking for an easy way to preserve the delicious produce you bought during Farmer’s Market Week? Read more on the history of pickling. Served crispy as an appetizer or spicy as a snack, pickled green beans, more commonly known as “Dilly Beans”, can even be …Continue Reading History of Pickling