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Cycling for Seniors — All Out Adventures and Mass. Dept. of Conservation and Recreation sponsor cycling for seniors on the Norwottuck Rail Trail in Hadley, Saturdays, Mondays and Wednesdays, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fee: $5 day or $15 unlimited pass. Preregistration required; call 527-8980.

Sunderland Clover Century Bike Ride — Today, beginning at Sunderland Center, with 25-, 50-, 75-, and 100-mile routes. Register at town hall from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. or go to townofsunderland.us

Northampton Golf Tournament — Event to benefit Northampton Little League takes place today at the Pine Grove Golf Course, Northampton. Fee: $70 person/$280 foursome includes 18 holes, snacks, steak dinner. Call 265-4531 or go to www.nhampll.com.

Saturday Morning Bird Walk — Event is today from 8 to 9:30 a.m., Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road, Easthampton. Fee: $5. Preregistration required; call 584-3009 or go to arcadia@massaudubon.org.

Connecticut River Source to Sea Cleanup — Annual one-day coordinated cleanup of the rivers, streams and banks of the Connecticut River system takes place today from 9 a.m. to noon. For information go to ctriver.org.

Woodlot Information Tour Mass. Dept. of Conservation and Recreation leads informational tour of woodlot in Williamsburg treated for invasive species, oak regeneration and wildlife habitat protection today from 9 a.m. to noon. Meet at the Anne Dunphy School parking lot, Williamsburg Center. Rain or shine. For information contact Joelle Vautour at 978-368-0126 Ext. 120.

Fern Identification Walk — Event is today from 10 a.m. to noon at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road, Easthampton. Fee: $15. Preregistration required; call 584-3009 or email arcadia@massaudubon.org.

Wild Edibles Walk — Event is today from 1 to 3 p.m. at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road, Easthampton. Fee: $7. Preregistration required. Call 584-3009 or email arcadia@massaudubon.org.

Weed Walk — With Blanche Derby, today from 1 to 3 p.m., at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road, Easthampton. Fee: $5. Preregistration required; call 584-3009 or arcadia@massaudubon.org.

Will Bike 4 Food — The Food Bank of Western Mass. hosts annual benefit cycling event Sunday, beginning and ending at the Food Bank headquarters in Hatfield, with 25-, 50-, 75- and 100-mile routes. For information go to www.foodbankwma.org.

Last Summer Canoe Trip — Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary sponsors canoe trip on the Mill River and Arcadia Marsh, Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. Fee: $15. For information call 548-3009 or email arcadia@massaudubon.org.

Cycling for Seniors — All Out Adventures and Mass. Dept of Conservation and Recreation offer program on the Norwottuck Rail Trail in Hadley, on Oct. 3 and 10, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Preregistration required; call 527-8980.

Beginning Birding — Two-session class will be Oct. 4, from 7 to 9 p.m., and Oct. 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road, Easthampton. Fee: $20. For information call 584-3009, or email arcadia@massaudubon.org.

Foliage Hike Along the New England Scenic Trail — Northfield Mountain Recreation Center sponsors six-mile hike Oct. 6, from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., for ages 12 and older. For information call 659-4426.

Hampshire County Riding Club — Fall foliage ride takes place Oct. 7, at 10 a.m., at Northfield Mountain Recreation Center, Route 63, Northfield. Meet at 4-Season’s Club parking lot. Call Lisa Krieger at 341-3176.

What the Meadow has Taught Us — A walk and 15th anniversary party takes place Oct. 7, from 2 to 4 p.m., East Leverett Meadow, Cushman Road, Leverett. Sponsored by the Rattlesnake Gutter Trust. Visit www.rattlesnakeguttertrust.org/events.

Walking Tour of Florence Abolitionist Era Sites — Steve Strimer leads monthly walking tour on Oct. 9, at 10 a.m., at the Sojourner Truth Memorial, corner of Park and Pine streets, Florence. Donation to benefit the David Ruggles Center. For information go to davidrugglescenter.org.

Highland Boreal Forest Ghost Town Hike — Trustees of Reservations sponsor 4-mile moderate hike on Oct. 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Notchview Reservation, Route 9, Windsor. For information call 532-1631 or westregion@ttor.org.

Pedal Poker Run — Florence Savings Bank sponsors run/walk/bike ride beginning and ending at the Maplewood Shops in Northampton, Oct. 14, registration from 11 a.m. to noon; 2:30-3 p.m., prize ceremony. Fee: $25 to benefit Valley Community Development Corp. For information go to www.valleycdc.com/pedalpokerrun.html.

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