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Tinker Tuesdays

Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Oct. 29
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Junior engineers bring a small item from home to take apart and investigate how it works or tinker with the museum's learning lab collection. regular museum admission, $5-8; free for children under 6; $20 per family.
American Precision Museum 196 Main Street, Windsor Windham (map)
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Science & Stories

Wednesdays, 11-11:30 a.m., Wed., Nov. 6, 11-11:30 a.m. and Wed., Nov. 20, 11-11:30 a.m. Continues through Oct. 30
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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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Design a Moon Rover

Wed., Oct. 23, 3-4 p.m.
802-244-7036

Aspiring astronauts make a vehicle for outer space. Ages 6-11. preregister.
Waterbury Public Library 28 North Main Street, Suite 2, Waterbury Washington (map)
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Hoots and Howls

Sat., Oct. 26, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
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This educational nature-based shindig features science experiments, up-close encounters with snakes, owls, skulls and bones, magical storytelling, games, crafts and ooey-gooey seasonal fun. The evening ends with lit jack-o-lanterns, stories, song and dance and a final wrap-up of tricky treats. regular museum admission, $14.50-16.50; free for members and children under 4.
Vermont Institute of Natural Science 149 Natures Way, Quechee Windsor (map)
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Spiny Softshell Turtle Nesting Beach Work Day

Sat., Oct. 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
802-288-9570

Hosted by the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife, families pull up plant growth to prepare for next June's turtle-egg-laying season. Arrive before 11 a.m. as location may change. Bring lunch, a trowel and work gloves.
North Hero State Park 3803 Lakeview Drive, North Hero Grand Isle (map)
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Mad Science & Marvelous Metals Weekend

Sat., Oct. 26, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
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Aspiring scientists investigate hands-on activities and check out special chemistry shows in celebration of National Chemistry Week, in collaboration with St. Michael's College and local chemists. 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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The Wonderful World of Bats

Sat., Oct. 26, 1:30 p.m.
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Junior naturalists learn about these furry creatures in our attics, bat eyesight and echolocation, migration and hibernation, followed by a craft. Ages 18 and under. t-shirts for craft available for $4, or bring your own.
Varnum Memorial Library 194 S VT RT 108, Jeffersonville Lamoille (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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Junior Apprentice Club

Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Oct. 26
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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)
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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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Maker Mondays

Mondays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Oct. 28
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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)
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Overnight camp for boys currently in grades 1-10, day camp for boys currently in grades K-4. Camp Abnaki has been on Lake Champlain’s shores in North Hero for more than 100 years and features rustic cabins grouped in villages spread out over rolling acres along Lake Champlain. Abnaki’s technology-free environment…(more)

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