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2015 schedule of events

MOON WALKS ARE SCHEDULED ON SUNDAY`S AND START AT THE DEPOT ON RAILROAD ST.

TRAIL WALKS ARE ON SATURDAYS AND MEET AT THE PARKING AREA OF IHOP AT THE NORTHERN END OF THE TRAIL

***SOME WALKS MAY BE MOVED TO OTHER TRAILS, TO ENJOY A DIFFERENT VIEW AND TO MEET MEMBERS OF OTHER TRAILS.

 

Jan 3rd, Sunday, moon walk, starting at the depot 5:30pm

Jan 13th Monthly meeting, Tuesday 7pm, Nevins Library Check posts for topics

Jan17th Saturday, Trail walk 830 am, meeting at the IHOP area near the trail

Feb 1st Sunday, moon walk, starting at the depot 5:30pm

Feb 10,Monthly meeting, Tuesday 7pm, Nevins Library Check posts for topics

Feb 21 Saturday, Trail walk 830 am, meeting at the IHOP area near the trail

March 8th Sunday, moon walk, starting at the depot 5:30pm

March 10th Monthly meeting, Tuesday 7pm, Nevins Library Check posts for topics

March 21st Saturday, Trail walk 830 am, meeting at the IHOP area near the trail

April 5th Sunday, moon walk, starting at the depot 7:30pm    ***(note change in time of walk due to sunset)

April 10th Monthly meeting, Tuesday 7pm, Nevins Library Check posts for topics

April 25th EARTH DAY Trail cleanup/spring cleanup 8:30 at the depot

April ??? Dan ford race, stop by or volunteer for this great cause

May 3rd Sunday, moon walk, starting at the depot 7:30pm

May 12th Monthly meeting, Tuesday 7pm, Nevins Library Check posts for topics

May 16th Saturday, Trail walk 830 am, meeting at the IHOP area near the trail

May 31st Sunday moon walk, starting at the depot 7:30pm   *** ( last one until September due to late sunset)

June 6th  NATIONAL TRAILS DAY WALK STARTING AT THE DEPOT AND GOING EITHER NORTH OR SOUTH, DEPENDING ON GROUP SIZE. 8:30 AM.

June 9th Monthly meeting, Tuesday 7pm, Nevins Library Check posts for topics

June 20th Saturday, Trail walk 830 am, meeting at the IHOP area near the trail

July 14th Monthly meeting, Tuesday 7pm, Nevins Library Check posts for topics

July18th Saturday, Trail walk 830 am, meeting at the IHOP area near the trail

August 11th Monthly meeting, Tuesday 7pm, Nevins Library Check posts for topics

August 15th Trail walk 830 am, meeting at the IHOP area near the trail

September 8th Monthly meeting, Tuesday 7pm, Nevins Library Check posts for topics

September 19th Trail walk 830 am, meeting at the IHOP area near the trail

September 27th Sunday moon walk, starting at the depot 6:30pm

October 13th Monthly meeting, Tuesday 7pm, Nevins Library Check posts for topics

October 17th Trail walk 830 am, meeting at the IHOP area near the trail

October 25th Sunday moon walk, starting at the depot 6:30pm

October 31st, Fall festival at Greycourt, come volunteer to man a table as we give out treats and sign up people for our e-mail and memberships. Apple crisp and hot dogs are an incentive to help out.

Nov 10th Monthly meeting, Tuesday 7pm, Nevins Library Check posts for topics***( last meeting of the year, December is the Holiday party)
 
Nov 21st Trail walk 830 am, meeting at the IHOP area near the trail
 
DECEMBER 5TH, HOLIDAY PARTY, LOCATION TO BE ANNOUNCED
 
December 19th Trail walk 830 am, meeting at the IHOP area near the trail
 
 

 

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Raffle Winners

Here are the raffle winners from the Fishing Derby and Fall Festival entrants.

Alice Galloway       Yenny Baez       Lauren Acevedo     Paul Deluca       Alana    Jose Rosario    Loanmi Lopez       Nancy R   Lance     Valeria Torres  Janice Fugge

Hope everyone enjoys thier prizes and thanks the establishments when they redeem thier prizes.

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Upcoming events

We have several events over the next couple of weekends

Saturday the 18th

Trail walk on the Windham Trail. We are meeting at the southern end near Cyr Lumber. Guided tour with the President of the Windam Trail. Come by for a casual and informative walk. Meeting at 8:30 for about an hour, bring water and dress appropriately.

Fishing Derby. Forest lake, 10-2. We will be setting up an informational table as well as a raffle. See earlier post for list of prizes. We will also have small toys and things for the kids. So please stop by. Check Methuen Recreation site for more info.

Saturdasy the 25th

Methuen Fall Festival, 12-4 Greycourt Park, behind the city hall. Come jopin us. Once again we will be setting up at this city event to watch the kids costume party. We will be selling Raffle tickets and giving away treats for the kids.

If you wish to stop by and help, contact Tim Vermette at tim.65@verizon.net or call 978-685-3639

 

 

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Upcoming October events

 MOONLIGHT WALK Sunday October 5th 7pm, meeting at the depot parking lot and heading south.

Monthly meeting: Tuesday October 14, 7pm at the Nevins Library, on  Broadway st in Methuen. Topics to include these upcoming events, money set aside in the state budget, DCR grant, birdwatching platform, and the float for the SANTA PARADE. (If anyone wants to volunteer to help or has a great idea for the float, please attend the meeting of forward the e-mail address below).

Monthly walk: Saturday october 18th.  We will be heading north to try the Windahm trail. Starting at the end nearest Cyr Lumber. 8:30am.

Methuen Fishing Derby: Saturday October 18th 9:30-2pm.  We will be setting up an informational table for this event wth maps, membership forms and oppurtunities to donate. We will aslo be selling rail trail shirts, bumper stickers and patches.

Looking for a few volunteers for both events. if interested, please contact Tim Vermette at tim.65@verizon.net to coordinate times.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday August  16 at 8:30. Metting at the depot parking area and walking south to the Lawrence section. About 2 1/2 miles total
 
Saturday August 23rd 11-8, Marsh Corner Community church Block Party. Come by and enjoy music,games, activities and meet some local groups that make up Methuen.
 
Saturday September 7th, Nevins Farm Annual Dog walk, Join us as we celebrate the MSCPA nad all things dog
 
Saturday night, September 7th. Moonlight walk. Join us at 7:30 PM, meeting at the Depot parking and walking the southern section.  Total of 2 1/2 miles and should take about an hour. Bring water and a flashlight. Dress appropriately.
 
Saturday September 20th.  Essex Heriage Weekend events. The Metheun Rail Trail will be sponsoring a day of events starting with a trail race. The 2 1/2 mile race starts and ends in front of the depot on railroad st. Race time is 8:30 and the race is free, but a $5 donation is requested to help with our ongoing activities. From 10-12 we will be having a scavenger hunt and storyboard for the school age kids. Clues for the hunt can be downloaded from our website www.methuenrailtrailalliance.orgPrizes and small gifts for the chilren will be given out.
 
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Kioski Installation This Weekend May 24th & May 25th

I will be at the Nevins Bird Sanctuary Sat afternoon from 12:00 to 4:00 PM May 24 2013. Also this Sunday May 25 2014 from 9:00-3:00 PM. I need help in digging the holes in the ground and then mixing up the cement. If any one can get out and help me, it will be greatly appreciated. We will be working at the end of Pine Street in Methuen. Ma. from the parking lot across the Spicket River

Thanks
Owen Norcross
Life Scout,Troop 25
Den Chef Pack 61
Jamboree 2013

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May 3rd Rail Trail Planting EVENT

Massive planting project This saturday at 8:30AM
at the corner of Union and Railroad Sts!
Tim has been holding on to a lot of the plants we will be putting in on the new ground!
Meet up Saturday morning at about 8:30
 Should anly take an hour or so.
Snacks and water provided.
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