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Heading Outdoors

■ Tennis for Seniors — Offered on Fridays from 8:30 to 10 a.m., Bay Road Tennis Club, Hampshire College, West Street (Route 116), Amherst. All abilities welcome. #14. Call 559-5785 to sign up.

■ ∎ Bartholomew’s Cobble Hot Chocolate Saturdays — Day of winter programs and snowshoe hikes takes place March 8 and 15, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Bartholomew’s Cobble, Sheffield. For more information call 229-8600 or email bcobble@ttor.org.

■ ∎ Little Tom Mountain Hot Cocoa Snowshoe Hike — Trustees of Reservations sponsor 2 to 3-mile hike on March 8 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Mount Tom State Reservation, Route 5, Holyoke. Meet at Lake Bray pavilion. Free; $5 snowshoe rental. For more information email scavanaugh@ttor.org or call 532-1631.

■ ∎ Trees By Their Bark — Kestrel Land Trust sponsors a walk with Nancy Goodman at Amethyst Brook in Amherst on March 8 from 1 to 3 p.m. There is a $5 suggested donation. Preregistration required; go to kestreltrust.org or call 549-1097.

■ ∎ Moonlight Skiing — Trustees of Reservations sponsor moonlight skiing on March 14 from 7 to 9 p.m., Notchview Reservation, Route 9, Windsor. Fee: $10. For more information call 684-0148.

■ ∎ Tree ID Using Bark and Habitat Clues — Hitchcock Center sponsors tree ID hike in South Deerfield with naturalist Nancy Goodman on March 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fee: $25. Preregistration required; call 256-6006 or go to hitchcockcenter.org.

■ ∎ Seeing Through the Eyes of Animals — Earthwork Programs sponsors a tracking program March 15 from 1 to 4 p.m., Bear Swamp Reservation, Hawley Road, Ashfield. Fee: $60. For more information call 340-1161 or go to earthworkrograms.com.

■ ∎ Last Blast of Winter Family Fun Hike — A hike for families with children ages 6 and up will be held March 15 from 2 to 4 p.m., at Northfield Mountain Recreation Center, Route 63, Northfield. d. Free; $16 with snowshoe rental. Preregistration required; call 800-859-2960.

■  Shelburne Hike — Deerfield River Watershed hosts a hike from Davenport’s Sugar House to the High Ledges and back on March 16, beginning at 9 a.m. Lunch follows at sugar house at 11 a.m. Free. RSVP Polly Bartlett, 625-6628.

Items for Heading Outdoors may be emailed to calendar@gazettenet.com, faxed to 585-5299, or mailed to the Daily Hampshire Gazette at 115 Conz St., Northampton, Ma. 01060.

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