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Thursday, March 27, 2014

Sleep Outs and Storybooks: A Weekend Preview

Posted By on Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 1:48 PM

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This weekend is the last in March, so surely we'll be getting some nicer weather soon. Right? Distract yourself from the lingering cold by diving into a fun-filled weekend of events. And here's to sunnier months ahead! 

Civic-minded kids unroll their sleeping bags on football fields, backyards and church lawns during Spectrum's Student Sleep Out to raise money and awareness for youth homelessness in Vermont. 

Exercisers enjoy chair massages, nutritious snacks and plenty of movement during the Zumbathon and Wellness Festival at Essex Middle School on Saturday morning. 

Graphic novel enthusiasts rock out to music by celebrated local cartoonist James Kochalka as he unveils his newest work, The Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza at Phoenix Books' Burlington store on Saturday afternoon.

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Take Apart Day at the Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich encourages curious little ones to explore the "guts" of everyday items such as toasters, cameras and toys on Saturday afternoon.

An all-ages party to celebrate Generator — Burlington's new makerspace — draws families off the couch on Saturday for demos, tours, music and a grilled cheese and tomato soup bar.

Swimming, biking and running are on the docket for beginner and experienced athletes ages 6 and up at the Youth Triathlon at the Pomerleau Family YMCA in Burlington on Sunday. 

In Hanover, N.H., popular picture books get the theatrical treatment on Sunday afternoon in The Teacher from the Black Lagoon & Other Storybooks.

Outdoorsy types commune with Mother Nature during an activity-filled hike at Red Rocks Park on Sunday afternoon. 

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