The Sherman Park & Recreation Department offers programs throughout the year.

For registration or more information, call director John Wrenn at 860-354-3629, visit the office at Sherman School on Saturdays from 9 to 11:30 a.m., or check www.townofshermanct.org/parkrec.html. Phone calls will be returned Thursdays afternoons.

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Boat moorings

Signup for the Oct. 2 lottery for 2011 boat moorings at the town beach will be held Saturdays through Sept. 25 at noon at the Parks and Rec office. A copy of the boat registration is necessary for signup.

Nature trail

A trail over the mountain extending from the town park to Colonial Park is open to residents.