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Heading Outdoors

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

■ Bartholomew’s Cobble Hot Chocolate Saturdays — Day of winter programs and snowshoe hikes takes place March 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.

■ 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 tracking program on 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 — Hike for families with children ages 6 and up on March 15 from 2 to 4 p.m., Northfield Mountain Recreation Center, Route 63, Northfield. Free; $16 with snowshoe rental. Preregistration required; call 800-859-2960.

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

■∎ Dance of the American Woodcock at Park Hill Orchard — Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary sponsors indoor/outdoor program on woodcock courtship display on March 22 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, Easthampton. Fee: $15. Preregistration required; call 584-3009.

■ Run for Autism — Autism Speaks/UMass Chapter hosts 5K run/3K walk on April 6 at noon, Kendrick Park, Triangle, North Pleasant and East Pleasant streets, Amherst. Registration starts at 11 a.m. For more information go to http://events.autismspeaksu.org.

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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