Local Happenings Categorized: Children

OTELCO Lends a Hand to Brindlee Mountain After Tornado – Union Grove, AL

On January 11, the Brindlee Mountain Primary School, serving Pre-K through 2nd-grade students, was destroyed by an EF-2 tornado. While no one was harmed in the incident, the school and all teaching supplies were lost and students have been relocated to space on the high school campus until a new primary school is built. OTELCO has served the community for more than 60 years, and many employees have deep-rooted connections to the area. When OTELCO… Read more »

17th Annual Empty Bowls Dinner – Cullman, AL

Date: Monday, Feb 17, 2020 Time: 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM CST Place: Cullman First United Methodist Church 320 3rd Ave SE, Cullman, AL 35055  Contact: www.cullmancaringforkids.com/contact-us Come help raise money for the Cullman Caring for Kids Food Bank at Cullman First United Methodist Church. Tickets are $10 and are available at Cullman Caring for Kids and First United Methodist Church. All donations are given to Cullman Caring for Kids, a non-profit and are tax-exempt and… Read more »

Wildlife in Our Backyard: The Other Leverett Residents – Leverett, ME

A grey fox looking over the water

Date: Sun, February 2 Time:  2:00 -3:00 PM Place: Leverett Library 75 Montague Rd., Leverett, MA 01054 Contact: 413-548-9220 This hands-on presentation focuses on the wildlife that surrounds the Leverett community. Many species, like coyote and fisher, are wary and nocturnal, so rarely glimpsed except for their tracks. What do those tracks look like? How does a gray fox differ from a red fox? What mammal in our area changes color in the winter? The program features… Read more »

Winter Wonderland at Pineland Farm – New Gloucester, ME

A picture of Pineland Farms covered in beautiful fluffy snow.

Date: Friday, January 10th and 28th Walk Times: 11:00 – 11:30 am Contact: Pineland Education 207.650.3031 #ob#rqhpngvba#at#cvarynaqsnezf.bet#ob# Location: Education Barn  (map) 100B Valley Farm Road, New Gloucester ME 04260 US Explore and discover the beauty and wonder of Maine’s winter. If weather permits there will be outside learning about woodland creatures, winter survival, snow science or tracking skills. If the weather is frightful, the group will stay indoors with winter themed activities and crafts. Regitstration is… Read more »

Full Moon Night at Pineland Farms – New Gloucester, ME

Date: Friday, January 10th Walk Times: 4:00pm, 4:30pm, 5:00pm Contact: Pineland Education 207.650.3031 #ob#rqhpngvba#at#cvarynaqsnezf.bet#ob# Location: Education Barn  (map) 100B Valley Farm Road, New Gloucester ME 04260 US Spend the full moon with us on Pineland farm, read “Owl Moon” by Jane Yolen and take a brief evening walk through the wintery forest and fields. If you are lucky, you may even spot an owl! Warm up after with some socialization around the campfire. Preregistration is required, and… Read more »