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Story Activity Time for Preschoolers

Wednesdays, 9-10:30 a.m. Continues through July 31
802-457-2355
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Farm activities wow little learners with themed stories, a snack, hands-on activities and a special visit to the barn. Ages 3 and up. $3-5; includes farm and museum admission; preregister.
Billings Farm & Museum Rt 12 & Old River Rd, Woodstock Windsor (map)
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Wagon Ride Wednesdays

Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Continues through Sept. 18
802-457-2355
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Horse-drawn rides deliver delight to the whole family. regular museum admission, $4-16; free for children under 3.
Billings Farm & Museum Rt 12 & Old River Rd, Woodstock Windsor (map)
Wagon Ride Wednesdays

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Train Like An Astronaut

Wed., July 17, 10-11 a.m.
802-748-8291

Aspiring astronauts get moving with activities inspired by a handbook for space travel. Ages 5-12.
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum 1171 Main Street, St. Johnsbury Caledonia (map)
Train Like An Astronaut

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StarLab

Wed., July 17, 10-11 & 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
802-893-4644

The Vermont Institute of Natural Science sets up their mobile planetarium for children to check out a lesson about the night sky. Ages 8-12. preregister.
Milton Public Library 39 Bombardier Road, Milton Chittenden (map)
StarLab

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Astronaut Training Camp: Space Robots

Wed., July 17, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
802-879-0313

Inventive youngsters build and decorate motorized creatures to take home. Ages 5 and up.
Essex Free Library 1 Browns River Rd., Essex Junction Chittenden (map)
Astronaut Training Camp: Space Robots

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VINS StarLab Planetarium

Wed., July 17, 2 & 3 p.m.
802-264-5660

Astronomers soak up a show in a portable planetarium. Ages 7-12. preregister.
Burnham Memorial Library 898 Main Street, Colchester Chittenden (map)
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Raptors in Residence

Saturdays, 1-1:30 p.m. and Tuesdays, Thursdays, 1-1:30 p.m. Continues through Sept. 19
802-985-8686
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The mysteries surrounding birds of prey are revealed as visitors come face-to-face with live feathered creatures. regular museum admission, $5-8; free for children under 3.
Shelburne Farms 1611 Harbor Rd., Shelburne Chittenden (map)
Raptors in Residence

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Star Wars Escape Room

Thu., July 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
802-849-2420

Clever kids join the rebel alliance to defeat the dark side. Recommended for ages 10 and up, but families with younger children welcome to participate together. preregister for a specific time.
Fairfax Community Library 75 Hunt Street, Fairfax Franklin (map)
Star Wars Escape Room

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Space Age Coding Club Fun

Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Continues through Aug. 1
802-865-7216

Inquisitive kids experiment with bots, block-based coding, droids and more. Ages 8 and up.
Fletcher Free Library 235 College St., Burlington Chittenden (map)
Space Age Coding Club Fun

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Fizzy Fest

Fri., July 19, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sat., July 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
802-864-1848
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In this hands-on, messy festival, young scientists search out the secrets behind carbonated beverages, explore experiments that bubble and ooze, and investigate the extremely popular giant pile of foam. 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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Bats in the Barn

Fri., July 19, 7:30-9 p.m.
802-985-8686
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Nocturnal flyers steal the show with a colorful slideshow and an evening flight from the Farm Barn, orchestrated by Barry Genzlinger — known as Barry the Bat Guy and founder of the Vermont Bat Center. Ages 7 and up with adult. $5-6; preregister.
Shelburne Farms 1611 Harbor Rd., Shelburne Chittenden (map)
Bats in the Barn

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Alien Earth

Fri., July 19, 10 a.m.
802-244-7036

The Southern Vermont Natural History Museum mesmerizes an audience of all ages with stories about our planet's prehistory, live animals and fossils. preregister.
Waterbury Public Library 28 North Main Street, Suite 2, Waterbury Washington (map)
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Apollopalooza!

Sat., July 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
802-773-1860

Curious kids of all ages get hands-on with moon rocks, view them under a microscope and check out a collection of literature, newspaper articles, photos and more about this famous first lunar landing.
Rutland Free Library 10 Court Street, Rutland Rutland (map)
Apollopalooza!

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Apollo 11 50th Anniversary: Celebrating Our First Lunar Steps

Sat., July 20, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
802-649-2200
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Stellar science activities celebrate this milestone in space exploration. Curious families investigate technology used to send a person to the moon and admire astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin taking their first lunar steps. regular museum admission, $15-18; free for children under age 3.
Montshire Museum of Science 1 Montshire Rd., Norwich Windsor (map)
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Lunar Landing Astronomy Extravaganza

Sat., July 20, 1-7 p.m.
802-748-2372
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The Museum throws an astronomy party for the community to celebrate the lunar landing's 50th anniversary with special planetarium shows, moon rocks on display, telescope instruction, astronomy-themed crafts, science activities for every age and much more. donations appreciated.
Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium 1302 Main St., St. Johnsbury Caledonia (map)
Lunar Landing Astronomy Extravaganza

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50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Lunar Landing Astronomy Night

Sat., July 20, 7-11 p.m.
802-273-2282
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In celebration of the first lunar landing, members of the Green Mountain Astronomers share their knowledge and telescopes with curious folks of all ages. Call to confirm the event will proceed, if weather permits.
Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site 5696 Monument Road, Hubbardton Rutland (map)
50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Lunar Landing Astronomy Night

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Stargazing Party

Sat., July 20, 8:30-9:30 p.m.
802-865-7216

The Fletcher Free Library hosts an outdoor fest to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Bring your own telescope; a few will be available. Rain or heavy cloud date Sunday, July 21.
Lakeview Cemetery 455 North Ave., Burlington Chittenden (map)
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Late Night Mothing Adventure

Sat., July 20, 9-11 p.m.
802-359-5000
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In celebration of National Moth Week, families flock to the nature center for a late-night exploration of these winged nocturnal creatures. Bring a headlamp or flashlight. Rain date July 27. $6-8.
Vermont Institute of Natural Science 149 Natures Way, Quechee Windsor (map)
Late Night Mothing Adventure

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Apollo 11 Celebration

Sat., July 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
802-674-5781

In celebration of the first moon landing, science, technology, engineering and math activities engage family members of all ages, with recordings of the actual moon landing. For grades 6-12, teams build and race lunar rovers and 3D-print and launch compressed air rockets; preregistration recommended.
American Precision Museum 196 Main Street, Windsor Windham (map)
Apollo 11 Celebration

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Junior Apprentice Club

Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Oct. 26
802-674-5781
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Young engineers engage in guided activities in the learning lab, including beginning coding, basic robotics, 3D design and printing and more. Geared towards ages 8-12. free for participating children; adult caregiver required; regular museum admission, $5-8; free for children under 6; $20 per family.
American Precision Museum 196 Main Street, Windsor Windham (map)
Junior Apprentice Club

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Behind the Scenes Tour

Sun., July 21, 1-1:30 p.m., Sun., Aug. 4, 1-1:30 p.m., Sun., Aug. 18, 1-1:30 p.m. and Sat., Aug. 31, 1-1:30 p.m.
802-359-5000
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Curious naturalists of all ages meet the nature center staff and discover what it takes to rehabilitate and release hundreds of wild birds. $10.50-12.50; regular museum admission additional, $14.50-16.50; free for children under age 4; preregister.
Vermont Institute of Natural Science 149 Natures Way, Quechee Windsor (map)
Behind the Scenes Tour

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Maker Mondays

Mondays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Oct. 28
802-674-5781
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Inquisitive families design objects using recycled materials, make mazes for robots, construct with K*nex or build a simple machine using the museum's basic tools and instructions in their learning lab. regular museum admission, $5-8; free for children under 6; $20 per family.
American Precision Museum 196 Main Street, Windsor Windham (map)
Maker Mondays

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Gardening at the Library

Mondays, 10-11:30 a.m. Continues through Aug. 12
802-893-4644

Junior green thumbs dig in the dirt and sample their harvest. Ages 8-11. preregister.
Milton Public Library 39 Bombardier Road, Milton Chittenden (map)
Gardening at the Library

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Apollo Anniversary Space Days

July 23-25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
802-864-1848
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Astronomers of all ages celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing with space-themed activities, including propelling rockets by stomping feet and observing marshmallows in a vacuum chamber. regular museum admission, $11.50-14.50; free for children under 3.
ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain 1 College Street, Burlington Chittenden (map)
Apollo Anniversary Space Days

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Astronaut Training Camp: Trip to Mars Game

Tue., July 23, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
802-879-0313

Space-minded small ones soak up fun facts about the red planet in an interactive activity. Ages 6-10.
Essex Free Library 1 Browns River Rd., Essex Junction Chittenden (map)
Astronaut Training Camp: Trip to Mars Game

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Plainfield, VT

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