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LAMOILLE COUNTY

Lamoille Family Center Play Groups

Monday: 9:30 to 11 a.m. Open-gym style “Movement” playgroup. River Arts, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville.

Tuesday: 9 to 10:30 a.m. (In-pool time 9:30 to 10:15 a.m.) Aquatics playgroup. NVU-Johnson SHAPE pool, 337 College Hill Road, Johnson.

Thursday: 9:30 to 11 a.m. Traditional style playgroup. United Church of Johnson, 100 Lower Main St.

Friday: 9 to 11 a.m. Traditional style playgroup. Cambridge Elementary School, 186 School Road, Jeffersonville.

Free. Follows public preschool academic calendar. Children (birth to age 6) with parents, guardians or caregivers. Lamoille Family Center, 888-5229, lamoillefamilycenter.org.


STOWE

Stowe Free Library

  • Story Time

Monday: 10 to 11 a.m. Toddler Dance Party.

Friday: 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. Up to age 5. Little Ones Storytime.

Saturday: 9 to 10 a.m. Up to age 7. Family Storytime.

  • Makerspace (grade K-8)

Tuesday and Thursday: 3 to 4 p.m.

Questions/RSVP: 253-6145, Molly, youthlibrarian@stowelibrary.org.

Jessica Psaros, programs and systems Librarian. librarian@stowelibrary.org, 90 Pond St.

Stowe Parks & Recreation: 2020 Summer Camp

June 22 to Aug. 14: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Daily, weekly, full 8-week programs. K-2: Explorers. 3-6: Innovators. Registration open: stowerec.org, 802-253-6138, recreation@stowevt.gov.

Helen Day Art Center

• Pre-K Art Play: first Thursday, 10 to 11 a.m. excluding school holidays. Age 1 to 4; with adult. $5. Creation stations; self-directed art activities.

• Teen Open Studio: second and fourth Fridays, 3 to 5 p.m., excluding school holidays. Some art supplies available. Grades 6 to 12.

90 Pond St. 253-8358, education@helenday.com.


BURLINGTON

University of Vermont

  • VTeen 4-H Science Pathways Cafe

March 14: Insects and their ecosystems.

April 11: Small satellite propulsion systems.

5 to 7 p.m. Grades 7 to 12.

uvm.edu/extension/youth.

  • Vermont Extension 4-H: "Military Kids Can!"

March 20: Entrance deadline. One-minute original video contest open to military and civilian youth age 5 to 18; individuals and teams. Complete contest details: uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements.

facebook.com/MKVermont.

ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain

Through Sept. 7: “Return of the Butterflies.”

Wednesdays: Science and Stories.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 1 College St.

802-864-1848, info@echovt.org, echovermont.org.

Burlington City Arts Center: Family Art Saturday

Fourth Saturday: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Drop-in. Create original work inspired by BCA’s current exhibits.

135 Church Street. 865-5355.

akrebbs@burlingtoncityarts.org.

Flynn Center for the Performing Arts

  • Free Family Saturdays

April 11: music by Young Traditions Vermont, 10 to 11 a.m. Free, registration suggested.

  • MainStage

April 23: 6 p.m. Peppa Pig Adventure! Life size puppets and costume characters.

153 Main St. 802-86-FLYNN, flynntix.org.

Burlington Tech Center: Roblox Robot Design and Competition

March 25, April 1, 8, 15: 3:15 to 4:45 p.m. Students in grades 5 to 8 learn coding, create a Roblox robot and compete with it. Limit: 15 spaces; first come, first served basis.

52 Institute Road. rosemarie.garritano@uvm.edu, 802-651-8343.


CRAFTSBURY

Craftsbury Public Library

Tuesday and Friday: 10 a.m. Story Time, infant to age 6.

Friday: 3 to 4:30 p.m. Lego Club, age 4-12.

586-9683, craftsburypubliclibrary.org.

jenmckcraftsburylib@gmail.com.

12 Church Lane.


GREENSBORO

Greensboro Free Library: Guest Reader Program

First Saturday of the month: 10 to 11 a.m. Bring a favorite picture book to be read by the guest reader. Attendees receive a small gift from the library.

To be a guest reader, call the library: 533-2531. 53 E. Craftsbury Road.

greensborofreelibrary.org.


HARDWICK

Jeudevine Memorial Library

Tuesdays: 3 to 5 p.m. LEGO Club. Weekly build challenges. Young children with adult. Donations of LEGO pieces welcome.

First and third Wednesday: 2:30 to 4 p.m. Chess Club with Paul Fixx. Age 11+, or younger with parent.

Thursdays: 3 to 4 p.m. Audrey Grant helps young knitters; drop-in.

93 Main St. Diane Grenkow, 472-5948, jeudevinememoriallibrary.org.


MORRISVILLE

Morristown Centennial Library

Tuesdays, Feb. 18, 25: 10:30 a.m. Preschool Story Time. "Birds, Love and Friendship... and More." Age 2 to 5.

Thursdays, Feb. 13, 20, 27: 10:15 a.m. Gentle Yoga. All Ages.

Feb. 15: 11 a.m. Teen Ukulele Concert. All ages.

Feb. 17: 6 p.m. BYOBook Club. All ages.

Feb. 19: 3 p.m. Teen Advisory Board. Age 12 to 18.

Feb. 21: 3:15 p.m. Ukulele Jam Session. Youth of all ages.

Feb. 26: 2 p.m. Game Day. Youth of all ages.

youthservices@centenniallibrary.org or info@centenniallibrary.org.

7 Richmond St. 888-3853.

Peoples Academy Baseball Clinics

March 10: Sign-up deadline; Keith Woodland, 802-782-7220 or woodland@lssuvt.org (for information, flyer, registration form).

March 16: Pitchers/Catchers clinic. Age 9 to 12.

March 30: Hitting and Defense. Age 9 to 12.

March 31: Hitting and Defense. Age 5 to 8.

8 to 9:30 a.m. Peoples Academy gym. Free.

River Arts Youth Drop-In Program

First Tuesday: 9 to 9:50 a.m. Kinder Arts.

First and Third Friday: 10 a.m. to noon. Big & Messy Art Space.

Second Friday: 11 a.m. to noon. Music & Movement.

74 Pleasant St. 888-1261, judith@riverartsvt.org.


WARREN

Warren Public Library — Magic: The Gathering Club

First and third Sunday to June: 2 to 4:30 p.m. Age 9 and up. Join other fans of the fantasy card game; bring cards or use library’s cards. Recommended for ages 9+.

413 Main St. Amanda Gates, 802-496-3913, warrenlibrary.com.


WATERBURY

Thatcher Brook Primary School: The Children’s Room — Free Playgroups (up to age 6)

Mondays: 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Preschool storytime and games. Age 2 to 5.

Fridays: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Picnic Playgroups. On big picnic blanket. Location posted at sign-in station in main office. Healthy snack provided. Dress to play outside.

Thatcher Brook Primary School, 47 Stowe St. 583-8021, childrensroomonline.org.

Waterbury Public Library

  • Story Times

Monday, Feb. 24: 10:15 a.m. Babies and Toddlers, newborn to 36 months. Rhymes, songs, stories, lap games.

Thursdays, Feb. 13, 27: 11:30 a.m.

  • Preschool Story Time (age 3 to 6)

Picture books, music, crafts, interactive play.

Thursday, Feb. 20: 11:30 a.m. Preschool Store Time with AB2: Books Come to Life with Music & Dance.

  • Maker Programs (age 6 to 11)

3:15 to 4:15 p.m. Sign up: 244-7026.

Feb. 12: Newton’s Cradle.

Feb. 18: Agamograph.

Feb. 19: Harry Potter Magic Wand.

  • School Vacation Family Programs

Age 5 and up. 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Feb. 25: LEGO Family Free Build.

Feb. 26: Create Your Own Craft. Family drop-in.

Feb. 27: KEVA Family Free Build.

michelle@waterburypubliclibrary.com.

28 N. Main St. 802-244-7036.

waterburypubliclibrary.com.

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