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'Bird of Prey' Documentary Screening

Sat., Dec. 28, 4-5:30 & 7-8:30 p.m.
802-359-5000
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Avian admirers of all ages soak up this film by The Cornell Lab of Ornithology about the story to save the rarest eagle on earth. suggested donation, $10.
Vermont Institute of Natural Science 149 Natures Way, Quechee Windsor (map)
'Bird of Prey' Documentary Screening

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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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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)
Books & Beyond: Science for Preschoolers

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Chain Reactions

Fri., Dec. 27, 12-4 p.m. and Mon., Dec. 30, 12-4 p.m.
802-649-2200
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Families have fun fashioning oversized machines with the museum's materials and tools, and then collaborate to put everyone's creations together. regular museum admission, $13-16; free for children under 2.
Montshire Museum of Science 1 Montshire Rd., Norwich Windsor (map)
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Fairbanks Homeschool Day

Fri., Dec. 20, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Fri., Jan. 10, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Fri., Feb. 21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Fri., March 13, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Fri., April 10, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and Fri., May 8, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
802-748-2372
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Students expand their science scholastic horizons in the museum's galleries and other venues with a variety of programs. Contact the Museum for specific topics, age levels and locations. $8; or $50 for 9 Friday classes.
Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium 1302 Main St., St. Johnsbury Caledonia (map)
Fairbanks Homeschool Day

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Hunger Mountain Christmas Bird Count

Thu., Dec. 26, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
802-229-6206
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Avian enthusiasts leave no chickadee uncounted as they attempt to census every feathered flyer in a 7.5-mile radius around Mount Hunger. Preregister for details.
North Branch Nature Center 713 Elm St., Montpelier Washington (map)
Hunger Mountain Christmas Bird Count

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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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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)
Montshire Makers

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Owl Pellet Detectives

Sat., Jan. 4, 10-11:30 a.m.
802-985-8686

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Avian admirers discover what these birds devour by dissecting an owl pellet and meeting live bird ambassadors from Outreach For Earth Stewardship. Ages 5 and up with adult. $3-7; preregister.
Shelburne Farms 1611 Harbor Rd., Shelburne Chittenden (map)
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Plainfield Christmas Bird Count

Sat., Dec. 14, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
802-229-6206
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Avian enthusiasts leave no chickadee uncounted as they attempt to census every feathered flyer in the greater Plainfield area. Preregister for details.
North Branch Nature Center 713 Elm St., Montpelier Washington (map)
Plainfield Christmas Bird Count

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Science & Stories

Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. and Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. Continues through Jan. 29
802-864-1848
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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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Sensory-Friendly Sunday at ECHO

Sun., Jan. 5, 9-10 a.m.
802-864-1848
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Kids, teens and adults with sensory processing differences, autism spectrum disorder or developmental disabilities experience a calm museum, closed to the general public. Visitors interact with exhibits, participate in hands-on science activities or watch a short film with accommodations. free for families with sensory-processing differences.
ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain 1 College Street, Burlington Chittenden (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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Winter Wildlife Wander

Sat., Jan. 18, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
802-985-8686

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Young naturalists explore the winter landscape to look for clues in our forests and field. Ages 5 and up with adult caregiver. $3-7; preregister.
Shelburne Farms 1611 Harbor Rd., Shelburne Chittenden (map)
Winter Wildlife Wander

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