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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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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)
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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)
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Tinker Tuesdays

Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Oct. 29
802-674-5781
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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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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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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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Astronaut Training

Tue., July 23, 3-4 p.m.
802-827-3945

Want to take a trip to the moon? Kids get moving in NASA training activities. All ages.
Bent Northrop Memorial Library 57 Park Street, Fairfield Franklin (map)
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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)
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Terrarium-Making with Recycle Rhonda

Wed., July 24, 1-2 p.m.
802-879-0313

Using repurposed materials, junior green thumbs create a container for growing plants.
Essex Free Library 1 Browns River Rd., Essex Junction Chittenden (map)
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Eggs in Space With Starbase

Wed., July 24, 2-3 p.m.
802-849-2420

This special program encourages youngsters to think like an engineer by designing a safety restraint system for "Eggbert." Ages 6 and up. preregister.
Fairfax Community Library 75 Hunt Street, Fairfax Franklin (map)
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Touching the Sky Dome

Wed., July 24, 2:30 p.m.
802-827-3945

Storyteller, author and musician Michael Caduto immerses the audience of all ages in a performance of songs, chants, native instruments and stories from indigenous cultures.
Bent Northrop Memorial Library 57 Park Street, Fairfield Franklin (map)
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Radio Astronomy

Wed., July 24, 6 p.m.
802-878-4918

Curious families check out a demonstration of radio astronomy, followed by an informal discussion of how radio waves reveal hidden astronomical objects. Ages 12 and up. preregister.
Dorothy Alling Memorial Library 21 Library Lane, Williston Chittenden (map)
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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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Bird-Monitoring Walk

Sat., July 27, 7:30-9 a.m.
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. donations welcome; preregistration encouraged.
Birds of Vermont Museum 900 Sherman Hollow Road, Huntington Chittenden (map)
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Garden Tea Party at the Inn

Sat., July 27, 1-3 p.m.
802-985-8686
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Pinkies up! Tea time follows a treasure hunt and exploration of the picturesque gardens. Ages 4 and up. $10 per person; preregister.
Shelburne Farms 1611 Harbor Rd., Shelburne Chittenden (map)
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Mackville Stargazing Party

Sat., July 27, 6 p.m.
802-472-5948
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The community celebrates the new park with a cookout. Local astronomers guide families to see the constellations. Rain date August 3.
Mackville Pond Mackville Rd., Hardwick Caledonia (map)
Mackville Stargazing Party

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Bird-Monitoring Walk

Last Saturday of every month, 7:30 a.m. Continues through Aug. 31
802-434-2167
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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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STEAM Event

Sat., July 27, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
802-586-9683

Families drop-in to investigate science, technology, engineering, art and math through hands-on activity stations — including force and motion, building challenges, understanding the pull of gravity and more. Ages 5 and up.
Craftsbury Public Library 12 Church Street, Craftsbury Common Orleans (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)
Junior Apprentice Club

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Stellar Space Junk

Wed., July 31, 10-11 a.m.
802-748-8291

Little listeners are spellbound by a reading of How the Meteorite Got to the Museum by Jessie Hartland, then get into interactive experiments with the library's materials. Ages 5-12.
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum 1171 Main Street, St. Johnsbury Caledonia (map)
Stellar Space Junk

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Phases of the Moon

Wed., July 31, 10 a.m.
802-472-5948

NASA Ambassador Jessica Rowshandel explains the mysteries of the moon to inquisitive young astronomers.
Jeudevine Memorial Library 93 North Main Street, Hardwick Caledonia (map)
Phases of the Moon

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VINS Planetarium

Thu., Aug. 1, 2-4 p.m.
802-878-6955

Amateur astronomers climb into a portable planetarium and check out the constellations. Ages 6 and up. preregister online.
Memorial Hall 5 Towers Rd., Essex Junction Chittenden (map)
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Montshire Block Party: An Outdoor Engineering Weekend

Aug. 2-4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
802-649-2200
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Creativity, ingenuity and fun dominate this outdoor weekend for inquisitive families with gigantic blocks, cardboard and more. regular museum admission $15-18; free for children under 2.
Montshire Museum of Science 1 Montshire Rd., Norwich Windsor (map)
Montshire Block Party: An Outdoor Engineering Weekend

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Air As It Occupies Space

Fri., Aug. 2, 10 a.m.
802-244-7036

Science experiments wow the audience of all ages. preregister.
Waterbury Public Library 28 North Main Street, Suite 2, Waterbury Washington (map)
Air As It Occupies Space

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