Local Happenings Categorized: Educational

Friends of the Library Book Sale – Clinton, MO

Event Date: Friday and Saturday, April 5th-6th Time:  8:00 am – 5:00 pm, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm Place: Henry County Library 123 E Green St. Clinton Mo 64735 The Friends of the Henry County Library are having a BIG book and bake sale at the Henry County Library, Clinton.  Books, DVDs, audio books, paperback books, children’s materials, comics, puzzles and more will be offered. Thousands of items will be for sale! Most items will be priced… Read more »

How Trees Taught Us To Dance
Leverett, MA

A Photography Slide Show by Stephen Schmidt Event Date: Sunday, March 3 Time: 2pm – 3pm Place: Leverett Library 75 Montague Rd., Leverette MA Photographer Stephen Schmidt blends his years of photographing water reflections, trees, and landscapes with the human landscape of dancers and performance artists. Inspired by William Blake’s “To See a World in a Grain of Sand”, Steve uses the vast changes of scale found in natural phenomena—from lichen-sized to mountains, from the sea to the… Read more »

Maple Sunday

Kids play in the snow during Maple Sunday.

Event Date: March 24, 2019 Place: Participating Maple Producers Across the State In Maine, the fourth Sunday of every March is Maple Sunday. This enduring Maine tradition is a sweet way to welcome Spring back to the northeast. Maine is the third largest syrup producer in the country, and Somerset County is the largest maple syrup producing county in the US.  On March 24th, Sugarhouses all across the state will open their doors to visitors eager for… Read more »

51st Annual Children’s Literature Festival
Warrensburg, MO

Event Date: March 17, 2019 – March 19, 2019 Time:  All Day (see the full schedule online) Place: UCM Campus-James C. Kirkpatrick Library 601 S. Missouri Ave. Warrensburg, MO 64093 The Children’s Literature Festival at the University of Central Missouri is an annual event that aims to connect people, especially schoolchildren and teens, with the folks behind the books they love. Established in 1969, the festival will be celebrating its 51st year from March 17-19 in 2019. Thousands of kids in grades… Read more »

The Old Ozarks: The Mountains and their Myths
Clinton, MO

Event Date: Monday, March 11th Time:  2:00 PM Place: Henry County Library 123 E Green St. Clinton MO 64735 This is a free program perfect for anyone interested in local and regional history. The Ozark region has long been a source of tall tales and colorful stories. This has made it difficult to separate fact from fiction in Ozarks history. In “The Old Ozarks: The Mountains and Their Myths,” historian Brooks Blevins takes another look at some of… Read more »