UXBRIDGE, Mass. – The Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park, 287 Oak St., announces the following programs. All programs are free and open to the public. An adult must accompany children. Inclement weather cancels outdoor programs.
• Sunset Hike to Lookout Rock: Friday, Sept. 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. This three-mile round trip moderate hike along King Philips Trail will break at a scenic lookout. Meet at Rice City Pond Parking Lot, 366 East Hartford Ave., Uxbridge, Mass. Appropriate for ages 8 and up.
• Reading New England’s Forests: Saturdays, Sept. 25 and Oct. 30, from 10 a.m. to noon. Learn about the historic stone walls and man-made features that make up the local forests while hiking along the Blackstone Canal to Goat Hill Lock. Appropriate for ages 8 and up. Meet at the River Bend Farm Visitor Center.
Call 508-278-7604 or visit tinyurl.com/tuh9enyz .