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Ducks, poetry, and art outdoors

Join the National Park Service and the Brookline Bird Club's upcoming Duck Walk. Mallards, buffleheads, mergansers, and coots are likely to be seen. Meet 8:30 a.m. Sun. in the parking lot on the Brookline side of Leverett pond, off Pond Avenue. Beginners welcome. Bring field guide, binoculars. Free. 617-566-1689. A quartet of poets salutes its late colleague and friend in "A Tribute to Anne Sexton." Lois Ames, Suzanne Berger, Robert Clawson, and Victor Howes read from Sexton's poetry and their own. Sun. 2 p.m. at Forest Hills Cemetery, Forsyth Chapel, 95 Forest Hills Ave., Jamaica Plain. A walk to Sexton's burial site follows. $4. 617-524-0128.

A dozen sculptures are featured in "LocalMotive: Public Art Off the Beaten Path." The outdoor show's colorful, lighted pieces can be viewed for free at the Revolving Museum, 22 Shattuck St., Lowell. Thurs.-Sun. noon-4 p.m. 978-YES-ARTS.

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