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SeptemBeer BBQ: 5-9 p.m. Sept. 6, Mighty Squirrel Brewing Company, 411 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham. Cost: $20. For information: 508-361-9437; Features rock wall climbing, live music, giveaways and freshly-smoked BBQ, featuring recipes and sauces made with seasonal beers from The Mighty Squirrel.

Archery at the Museum: 10:55 a.m. to 1:55 p.m. Sept. 18, Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation, 154 Moody St., Waltham. Cost: $20. For information or to register: Five classes, beginning at 10:55 a.m. No prior experience necessary; all equipment provided. Participants will learn the fundamentals and then try to win prizes by earning the highest score of the day.

Create Art in the Fields — Zentangles: 1-3 p.m. Sept. 8, Waltham Field Station, 240 Beaver St., Waltham. Cost: $30; $25 for WLT membersFee is $25 for WLT members, $30 for non-members. For information or to resiger: Zentangles are images created by drawing structured patterns. The resulting art is nonrepresentational and unplanned, allowing one to focus on each stroke and not worry about the end product. Led by Barbara Bourque, local artist and art teacher. Paper, pens, tables and clipboards provided. Attendees should bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. Meets on front steps.

First Time Home Buyer Course: 6-9 p.m. Sept. 9, 10 and 11, Charles River Museum Innovator Center, 154 Moody St., Waltham. Cost: $50; $75 per couple. For information or to register: Covers credit, debit, and budgeting issues; qualifying for a mortgage; shopping for a home; legal aspects of home buying; and responsibilities of being a homeowner. Class certified by CHAPA’s Massachusetts Homeownership Collaborative. Graduates may be eligible for low-cost mortgages and/or down payment assistance from their city or town. Must attend all three classes to receive a CHAPA Certificate of Completion. No make-up classes

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