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Winter Tree ID

Sat., Jan. 25, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
802-457-3368, ext. 226
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Curious naturalists learn from an expert how to identify common Vermont trees and shrubs during the winter months, focusing on twig, bud, needle and bark characteristics. Ages 10 and up. preregister; optional bagged lunch discussion from 12-1 p.m.; tea, hot cocoa and coffee provided
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Astronomy Day

Sat., Jan. 25, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
802-649-2200
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What's up in the night sky? A full day of celestial activities for all starry-eyed ages includes making a scale model of the solar system, discovering what's in the night sky and an up-close examination of meteorites. regular museum admission, $13-16; free for children under 2.
Montshire Museum of Science 1 Montshire Rd., Norwich Windsor (map)
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January Weekends

Mondays, Saturdays, Sundays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through Jan. 26
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

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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Winter at the Farm

Saturdays, Sundays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Feb. 15-29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through Feb. 9
802-457-2355
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Families holler hello to the Jersey herd, draft-horse teams, sheep and oxen on their wanders through an operating dairy farm, then warm up inside the farmhouse with hot-spiced cider and cookies. Horse-drawn sleigh rides, if weather permits. regular museum admission, $4-16; free for kids under 3.
Billings Farm & Museum Rt 12 & Old River Rd, Woodstock Windsor (map)
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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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Great Backyard Bird Count

Sat., Feb. 15, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
802-359-5000
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Avian admirers of all abilities and ages put their eyes to work and engage in activities to sharpen their birding skills. 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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Igloo Build

Sat., Feb. 15, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
802-649-2200
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Bundled-up families learn to construct insulated, sturdy snow dwellings during this long-running Montshire tradition with igloo-building expert Dr. Bert Yankielun. regular museum admission, $13-16; free for members and children under 2.
Montshire Museum of Science 1 Montshire Rd., Norwich Windsor (map)
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Cold Comfort: Winter Wildlife Adaptations

Sat., Feb. 22, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
802-457-3368, ext. 226
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Expert Ed Sharron leads an indoor discussion about how animals meet their basic winter needs for food, water and shelter, then eager naturalists strap on snowshoes and investigate different habitats. Ages 5 and up. preregister.
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Wonder Woods Opens

Sat., Feb. 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
802-649-2200
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The Museum unveils its new permanent exhibit, a multi-level play structure inspired by the area's natural beauty, designed for preschoolers through infants, with a storytelling nook, crawling space and caregiver comfort. regular museum admission; $13-16; free for children under 2.
Montshire Museum of Science 1 Montshire Rd., Norwich Windsor (map)
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