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Heading Outdoors

 Naked Shrubs: Shrubs in Winter — Indoor/outdoor program takes place today, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road, Easthampton. Fee: $25. For information call 584-3009 or email arcadia@massaudubon.org.

Introduction to Snowshoeing for Women — Program takes place today, from 12:30 to 4 p.m., at the Northfield Mountain Recreation Center, Route 63, Northfield. Preregistration required. Free; no previous experience required. $16 snowshoe rental. For more information call 800-859-2960.

 Wildlife Tracking in Moose Country — Earthwork Programs sponsors tracking program in Conway today from 1 to 4 p.m. Fee: $35 person; $50 adult and one child; additional family rates available. For information call 522-0338 or go to www.earthworksprograms.com.

 Winter Emergency Survival and Self-Sufficiency Workshop — Earthwork Programs sponsors program in Ashfield on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Fee: $35-$50. For information call 522-0338 or go to www.earthworksprograms.com.

 Tennis Open House — Bay Road Tennis Club presents free instruction for adults and children by the Art Carrington Tennis Academy on Sunday, from 3 to 5 p.m., Hampshire College, Amherst. Bring your racquet or borrow one. For information call 559-5785.

Snowshoeing for Ages 60 and Over — All Out Adventures sponsors free program on Wednesdays, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., DAR State Forest, Route 112, Goshen. Equipment provided. For information call 527-8980 or email info@alloutadventures.

Pioneer Valley Women’s Running Club — Weekly fun runs at Whiting Reservoir on Mount Tom take place Thursdays at 8 a.m. For information go to pvwrc.org.

Bird Walk at Montague Plains — Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary sponsors a bird walk on Jan. 26, from 8 to 10 a.m. Fee: $9. Preregistration required; call 584-3009 or email arcadia@massaudubon.org.

Quabbin Reservoir Field Walk — Hitchcock Center sponsors field walk with naturalist John Green on Jan. 26, from 9 a.m. to noon, Quabbin Reservoir, Belchertown. Free. Preregistration required; call 256-6006.

Tracking at Arcadia — Indoor/outdoor program for families with children ages 5-12 on Jan. 26, from 10 a.m. to noon, at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road, Easthampton. Fee: $8. Preregistration required; call 584-3009 or email arcadia@massaudubon.org.

Snow-shoeing Under the Wolf Moon — Program takes place Jan. 26, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., at the Northfield Mountain Recreation Center, Route 63, Northfield. Free and open to ages 12 and older. $16 snowshoe rental. Preregistration required; call 800-859-2960.

Snowshoe Stroll at Tamarack Hollow — Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary sponsors snowshoeing in boreal forest in Windsor on Jan. 27, from 10 a.m. to noon. Fee: $15. Preregistration required; call 584-3009 or email arcadia@massaudubon.org.

Full Moon Getaway — Franklin Land Trust sponsors benefit on Jan. 27 at 1 p.m., at the Stumps Sprouts Cross Country Ski Center, Hawley. Cross country ski, snowshoe or hike. Come for the afternoon, dinner or the Moonlight Frolic, or stay overnight. For information call 625-9151, or email franklinlandtrust.org to register; or register online at https://skireg.com/Net/3444.

Snowshoeing for Ages 60 and Over — All Out Adventures sponsors a free program on Jan. 30 and Feb. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mount Tom State Reservation, Route 5, Holyoke. Equipment provided. For information call 527-8980, or email info@alloutadventures.

Nordic Ski Fest — A benefit two-hour recreational ski tour takes place Feb. 3, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Notchview Reservation, Route 9, Windsor. $20 donation thru Jan. 31; $25 Feb. 1 to day of event. To register go to www.skireg.com.

Winter Wilderness Weekend for Adults — Earthwork Programs sponsors weekend of Feb. 16-17 in foothills of the Berkshires. Fee of $350-$450 on a sliding scale includes food, lodging, workshops. For information go to www.earthworkprograms.com or call 522-0338.

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

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