Local Happenings Categorized: Children

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 »

Polar Bear Plunge – Cullman, AL

Date: January 11, 2020 Place: Cullman Wellness and Aquatic Center 1636 Field Of Miracles Drive SW Cullman, Al 35055 Jump into the frigid waters of the outdoor pool at the Cullman Wellness & Aquatic Center for a chance to win a free twelve-month family membership! Call the Wellness Center at (256) 775-7046 for more information.

2019 Holiday Parades

A graphic of children bundled up parading with paper lights

There a Christmas parade’s happening all across our footprints. Check them out below! Alabama Christmas Parades Blount County Christmas Parade Date: December 10, 2019 Time: 7:00 pm Coordinated by the Blount-Oneonta Chamber of Commerce, this annual parade will also bring Santa to town, along with many outstanding floats, cars, and other entries.  A little elf dropped by the OBA to say there will be snow at this year’s parade!  If you’d like to register an… Read more »