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Books & Beyond: Science for Preschoolers

Mon., Sept. 9, 10:30-11:15 & 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. and First Monday of every month, 10:30-11:15 & 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Continues through May 4
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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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Terrific Tractors & Other Cool Machines

Sat., Sept. 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sun., Sept. 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
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Future farmers climb aboard a collection of colossal machines that can get the job done. regular museum admission, $5-8; free for children under 3.
Shelburne Farms 1611 Harbor Rd., Shelburne Chittenden (map)
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Maze By Moonlight

Fri., Oct. 25, 7-10 p.m. and Sat., Oct. 26, 7-10 p.m.
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Get lost! Using a flashlight as a guide, visitors search for hidden stations in the Fort's corn maze after dark. Last ticket sold at 9 p.m. $10.
Fort Ticonderoga 30 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga New York (map)
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Bird-Monitoring Walk

Last Saturday of every month, 7:30 a.m. Continues through Aug. 31
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Eagle-eyed participants bring binoculars to search the museum's property for fluttering feathers, followed by coffee. Best for adults and older children. donations welcome; preregistration encouraged.
Birds of Vermont Museum 900 Sherman Hollow Road, Huntington Chittenden (map)
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Amplify It!

Fri., Sept. 27, 6-7:30 p.m.
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Middle schoolers get a guided tour of the museum, then explore making music. Grades 6-8. $8-15; preregister.
Montshire Museum of Science 1 Montshire Rd., Norwich Windsor (map)
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Orienteering

Sat., Sept. 28, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
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With a map and compass, trekkers of all skill levels find their way across the terrain. Beginners' clinic from 9-10 a.m.; courses open 10 a.m. to noon. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. $5-6; preregister for clinic.
Shelburne Farms 1611 Harbor Rd., Shelburne Chittenden (map)
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Dead Creek Wildlife Day

Sat., Oct. 5, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
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Natural wonders wow youngsters during this day dedicated to wild things, hosted by pros from Vermont Fish & Wildlife, Otter Creek Audubon Society and local sportsmen’s clubs. Pack up the family and the binoculars for a full or drop-in day of birdwatching, canoeing and numerous nature-based activities.
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Behind the Scenes Tour

Sat., Aug. 31, 1-1:30 p.m.
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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)
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Air Glider Challenge

Wed., Sept. 18, 3-4 p.m.
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Curious kids explore a flight challenge. Ages 6-11. preregister.
Waterbury Public Library 28 North Main Street, Suite 2, Waterbury Washington (map)
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International Vulture Awareness Day

Sat., Sept. 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
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Families meet these amazing and ecologically important creatures up-close, learn about conservation challenges and check out vulture-themed activities. 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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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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Nestlings Find Nature

Second Tuesday of every month, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Continues through Oct. 8
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What is pollination? Junior naturalists explore the world of these tiny working creatures through observation, crafts and hands-on activities. Ages 4-8. regular museum admission, $3.50-7; free for children under 3.
Birds of Vermont Museum 900 Sherman Hollow Road, Huntington Chittenden (map)
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Draft Animal-Power Field Days

Oct. 4-7
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Animal lovers soak up a long weekend of demos, workshops, vendors and more. See draftanimalpower.org for detailed schedule. $10-30; free for children under age 10; additional fee for workshops.
Shelburne Farms 1611 Harbor Rd., Shelburne Chittenden (map)
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BirdFest

Sat., Sept. 7, 7 a.m.-2 p.m.
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All things avian is celebrated with nature walks, live raptor demos, bird banding and a craft tent for families. admission by donation; lunch fare available for purchase.
North Branch Nature Center 713 Elm St., Montpelier Washington (map)
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Marvelous Mammals Festival

Sun., Sept. 1, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
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Nature-lovers experience the amazing lives of our furry friends through hands-on activities, exhibits and crafts, with special guests of live critters from Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. 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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Insect Investigations Homeschool Program

Thu., Sept. 12, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
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Out-of-classroom learners investigate the adaptations of these small creatures, and search for insects in forest, field and wetland habitats. Ages 6-12. $25-30; preregister.
Audubon Vermont 255 Sherman Hollow Rd., Huntington Chittenden (map)
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Friday Morning Fall Bird Walk

Fri., Sept. 13, 7:30-9 a.m.
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Led by the center's expert birders, naturalists check out a casual stroll around the property in search of migratory songbirds, while soaking up the identification, ecology and life history of local avifauna. $10.
North Branch Nature Center 713 Elm St., Montpelier Washington (map)
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Archaeology Adventures

Sat., Aug. 31, 12:30-4 p.m.
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Fledgling prehistorians make pinch pots, check out a flint knapping demo and bring in their own ancients finds for expert Charlie Paquin to identify. All ages. 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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Raptors in Residence

Saturdays, 1-1:30 p.m. and Tuesdays, Thursdays, 1-1:30 p.m. Continues through Sept. 19
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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)
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Autumn Wagon Ride Weekend

Sat., Oct. 5, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 6, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
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Farm fans explore a 19th-century working dairy from behind a team of draft horses. 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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Dad's Day at ECHO

Sun., Aug. 25, 8-10 a.m.
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The Museum opens its first floor to fathers and kids and offers a complimentary bagel breakfast, while Let's Grow Kids queries dads about childcare stories. regular museum admission after 10 a.m.
ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain 1 College Street, Burlington Chittenden (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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Pride Hike

Sat., Sept. 7, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
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Audubon Vermont, Pride Center of Vermont and Outright Vermont team up to host an easy-to-moderate hike. All ages; youth under age 18 should be accompanied by an adult. Check vt.audubon.org for location. preregister.
Shelburne Bay Park 1467 Bay Rd., Shelburne Chittenden (map)
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Science & Stories

Wednesdays, 11-11:30 a.m. Continues through Sept. 25
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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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Champlain Mini Maker Faire

Sat., Sept. 28, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
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Tech enthusiasts celebrate the DIY mindset at this quirky science fair featuring robotics, student experiments and arts and crafts. $8-15; free for ages 10 and under.
Shelburne Farms 1611 Harbor Rd., Shelburne Chittenden (map)
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Ballet Vermont

South Burlington, VT

Ballet Vermont is your local ballet company. We produce Vermont’s beloved summer tradition: The Farm to Ballet Project, and have been featured on Mister Chris & Friends on VermontPBS. In addition to producing other ballets, we also run kids break camps and summer performance camps! Campers get to learn ballet…(more)

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