Take a hike! – in the city. 

Want to learn more about hiking? How about hiking in the city? Join Dan and Marilyn Brielmann of e-awakening.com at Rowley Public Library on Sept. 19 at 6:30 p.m. as they provide a multimedia presentation about hiking the Bay Circuit Trail.

The trail is a permanent recreation trail and greenway that extends through 37 towns in eastern Massachusetts, linking parks and open spaces in 57  Boston area communities, including Newburyport.

In addition to the Brielmanns’ presentation, the Rowley Open Space Committee will be in attendance to provide information (and maps) about the trails in Rowley and local projects in the works.


The Friends of the Rowley Library have announced a second book sale, which will take place Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the library.

A book drop-off – to donate gently used books – is proposed for Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. to noon. Look for more news at www.rowleylibrary.org.


The Rowley Cultural Council has several vacancies. Those interested should contact the Board of Selectmen at 978-948-2372.


On Saturday, Triton’s art organization, TMPO, will host Electronics Recycling Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot of Triton Regional High School. Items such as cell phones, wires and cables, laptops, toasters, washers, dryers, TVs and more will all be accepted for a fee. Proceeds will go to benefit music programming in Triton schools.


Congratulations go out to Gerry Robertson, who has been named the Volunteer of the Month at the Rowley Council on Aging. Robertson has been a volunteer at the council for many years.


The last session of Teens Teaching Tech – hands-on training on cell phones for senior citizens by local Girl Scout Troop 75124 – will take place on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Council on Aging.

Topics covered include basic phone skills, texting and calling, and video capabilities. This project is assisting troop members toward their goal of earning their Silver Award. Advance registration is required by calling the council at 978-948-7637.


There will be a free financial planning session offered at Rowley Public Library on Tuesday at 7 p.m. with financial adviser Michael Bakanosky of Ameriprise Financial.

Learn to make smart decisions today with your money with an eye on the future, maintain financial balance during times of risk and unexpected events, and more. Drop-ins are welcome, but sign-ups are appreciated by calling the library at 978-948-2850.

Michelle Pelletier Marshall reports on the town of Rowley for The Daily News. She can be reached at marshallsinmass@comcast.net.

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