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Books & Beyond: Science for Preschoolers

First Monday of every month, 10:30-11:15 & 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Continues through May 4
802-649-2200
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Children’s literature and hands-on activities combine for fun science learning and exploration. Ages 3-5 with a parent or caregiver. regular museum admission, $13-16; free for children under 2.
Montshire Museum of Science 1 Montshire Rd., Norwich Windsor (map)
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Winter Wildlife Wander

Sat., Jan. 18, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
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Young naturalists explore the winter landscape to look for clues in our forests and field. Ages 5 and up with adult caregiver. $3-7; preregister.
Shelburne Farms 1611 Harbor Rd., Shelburne Chittenden (map)
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Full Moon Family Snowshoe

Sat., Jan. 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
802-229-6206
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Hot chocolate fuels walkers for a sparkling stroll beneath lunar light. Snowshoes provided. $10; free for members; preregister.
North Branch Nature Center 713 Elm St., Montpelier Washington (map)
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Sled Dogs Live at ECHO

Sat., Nov. 30, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
802-864-1848
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The October Siberians Sled Dogs greet admiring fans up-close. regular museum admission, $11.50-14.50; free for children under 3.
ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain 1 College Street, Burlington Chittenden (map)
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Chain Reactions

Fri., Dec. 27, 12-4 p.m. and Mon., Dec. 30, 12-4 p.m.
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Families have fun fashioning oversized machines with the museum's materials and tools, and then collaborate to put everyone's creations together. regular museum admission, $13-16; free for children under 2.
Montshire Museum of Science 1 Montshire Rd., Norwich Windsor (map)
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Science & Stories

Wed., Nov. 20, 11-11:30 a.m., Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. and Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. Continues through Jan. 29
802-864-1848
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Preschoolers rally 'round for nature-inspired tales and activities. regular museum admission, $11.50-14.50; free for children under 3.
ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain 1 College Street, Burlington Chittenden (map)
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Vermont Day at VINS

Sun., Jan. 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
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Naturalists of all ages enjoy the exhibits and programs of this educational center and wild avian rehabilitation center at a reduced fee. $5 admission for Vermont residents.
Vermont Institute of Natural Science 149 Natures Way, Quechee Windsor (map)
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January Weekends

Sat., Jan. 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun., Jan. 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Mondays, Saturdays, Sundays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through Jan. 27
802-457-2355
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Farm-loving families meet the Jersey cows, pigs, hens and sheep — sheltered in the barn for the winter — and tour the restored and furnished 1890 farmhouse and educational exhibits. regular museum admission, $4-16; free for children under 3.
Billings Farm & Museum Rt 12 & Old River Rd, Woodstock Windsor (map)
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Montshire Makers at The Hop

Fri., Dec. 6, 6-7:30 p.m.
802-649-2200
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In this special museum program, junior inventors create their own circus-inspired snow globe at the Hopkins Center for the Arts, then watch the FLIP Fabrique’s winter circus performance, Blizzard. Grades 6-8. $15-18; includes performance ticket; preregister.
Hopkins Center for the Arts 2 East Wheelock Street, Hanover New Hampshire (map)
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Stories From Space

Sundays, 10-11 a.m.
802-748-2372
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Science educator Mike Ressler zooms small ones through the solar system with stories and a space-based craft. Ages 2-5. regular museum admission, $8-12; free for children under age 5.
Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium 1302 Main St., St. Johnsbury Caledonia (map)
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'Bird of Prey' Documentary Screening

Sat., Dec. 28, 4-5:30 & 7-8:30 p.m.
802-359-5000
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Avian admirers of all ages soak up this film by The Cornell Lab of Ornithology about the story to save the rarest eagle on earth. suggested donation, $10.
Vermont Institute of Natural Science 149 Natures Way, Quechee Windsor (map)
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Plainfield Christmas Bird Count

Sat., Dec. 14, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
802-229-6206
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Avian enthusiasts leave no chickadee uncounted as they attempt to census every feathered flyer in the greater Plainfield area. Preregister for details.
North Branch Nature Center 713 Elm St., Montpelier Washington (map)
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Winter Wildlife Celebration

Sat., Jan. 18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
802-359-5000
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Animal enthusiasts explore exhibits and wintery trails with interactive guided tours and talks in the morning, followed by afternoon indoor and outdoor games, crafts and a toasty campfire with treats. regular museum admission, $14.50-16.50; free for children under 4.
Vermont Institute of Natural Science 149 Natures Way, Quechee Windsor (map)
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Bird-Monitoring Walk

Last Saturday of every month, 8-9 a.m. Continues through March 28
802-434-2167
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Eagle-eyed participants bring binoculars to search the museum's property for fluttering feathers. Best for adults and older children. Bring binoculars. Ages 10 and up. preregister.
Birds of Vermont Museum 900 Sherman Hollow Road, Huntington Chittenden (map)
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Ravens and Crows

Sat., Dec. 14, 2-3 p.m.
802-644-2117

Bird Diva Bridget Butler shares her savvy with curious young naturalists about the different between crows and ravens, their complex social structure and how kids can contribute to understanding winter roosts in Vermont. Ages 5 and up.
Varnum Memorial Library 194 S VT RT 108, Jeffersonville Lamoille (map)
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Hunger Mountain Christmas Bird Count

Thu., Dec. 26, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
802-229-6206
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Avian enthusiasts leave no chickadee uncounted as they attempt to census every feathered flyer in a 7.5-mile radius around Mount Hunger. Preregister for details.
North Branch Nature Center 713 Elm St., Montpelier Washington (map)
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Owl Pellet Detectives

Sat., Jan. 4, 10-11:30 a.m.
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Avian admirers discover what these birds devour by dissecting an owl pellet and meeting live bird ambassadors from Outreach For Earth Stewardship. Ages 5 and up with adult. $3-7; preregister.
Shelburne Farms 1611 Harbor Rd., Shelburne Chittenden (map)
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Montshire Makers

Fri., Jan. 31, 6-7:30 p.m., Fri., March 6, 6-7:30 p.m., Fri., April 3, 6-7:30 p.m. and Fri., May 8, 6-7:30 p.m.
802-649-2200
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Middle school inventors use their imagination and the museum's materials to create cool projects, with different monthly themes. Grades 6-8. $8-15; preregistration encouraged.
Montshire Museum of Science 1 Montshire Rd., Norwich Windsor (map)
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