The Hudson Garden Club would like to invite the public to a March 18 program on “Making Maple Syrup in your own Backyard.”? David Provencher, the guest speaker, will discuss his experience making maple syrup, explaining the process from tapping of the maple trees to the final finished product. The program starts at 7 p.m. at the Hudson Elks, 91 Park St., Hudson. As always, everyone is welcome and the event is free. Call Cindy Provencher at 978-568-8803 for more information.