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Story Activity Time for Preschoolers

Wednesdays, 9-10:30 a.m. Continues through July 31
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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
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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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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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Fizzy Fest

Fri., July 19, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sat., July 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
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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.
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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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Apollo 11 50th Anniversary: Celebrating Our First Lunar Steps

Sat., July 20, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
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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)
Apollo 11 50th Anniversary: Celebrating Our First Lunar Steps

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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)
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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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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.
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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
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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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Apollo Anniversary Space Days

July 23-25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
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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
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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)
Tinker Tuesdays

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Bird-Monitoring Walk

Sat., July 27, 7:30-9 a.m.
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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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Vermont Breakfast on the Farm

Sat., July 27, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
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Families fill their bellies with a free breakfast, then meet the cows and farmers who produce safe, delicious, wholesome food. preregister.
Sprague Ranch 6907 VT Route 14, Brookfield Orange (map)
Vermont Breakfast on the Farm

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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)
Garden Tea Party at the Inn

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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)
Bird-Monitoring Walk

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Montshire Block Party: An Outdoor Engineering Weekend

Aug. 2-4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
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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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Meadow & Forest Fairy Hunt

Sat., Aug. 3, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
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Milkweed pods become bathtubs and beds, and acorns caps become dinnerware in this respectful and engaging woods adventure with a special visit from the Fairy Grandmother. Wearing magical wings encouraged. 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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Summer Campfire with Outreach for Earth Stewardship

Mon., Aug. 5, 6:30-8 p.m.
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Families have fun around flickering flames and meet a special winged guest. Ages 5 and up. $5-6; preregister.
Shelburne Farms 1611 Harbor Rd., Shelburne Chittenden (map)
Summer Campfire with Outreach for Earth Stewardship

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Champ's Birthday

Wed., Aug. 7, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
802-864-1848
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Lake Champlain's legendary water creature is celebrated with stories of encounters. Games, music and birthday cake are the icing on the top. regular museum admission, $11.50-14.50; free for children under 3.
ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain 1 College Street, Burlington Chittenden (map)
Champ's Birthday

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Sport of Kings Day

Sat., Aug. 10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
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Lords and ladies experience the 3000-year-old practice of falconry and see flighted raptor demonstrations, learn about animal tracking on a forest hike and try archery. Costumes encouraged. 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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Moonlight in Vermont Astronomy Night

Sat., Aug. 10, 8:30-11 p.m.
802-273-2282
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The Green Mountain Astronomers share their telescopes and knowledge with admiring sky gazers. The moon rises about 4:45 p.m.; night sky viewing begins about 8:30 p.m. Call to confirm. All ages. suggested donation $3.
Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site 5696 Monument Road, Hubbardton Rutland (map)
Moonlight in Vermont Astronomy Night

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Starlight Story Time

Sat., Aug. 10, 1 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 14, 1 p.m.
518-564-3168
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Planetarians read pages projected on an overhead dome to little listeners. Seating is first-come, first-served.
Northcountry Planetarium Hudson Hall, Plattsburgh New York (map)
Starlight Story Time

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Nestlings Find Nature

Second Tuesday of every month, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Continues through Oct. 8
802-434-2167
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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)
Nestlings Find Nature

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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)
Archaeology Adventures

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