Local Happenings Categorized: Educational

52nd Annual Children’s Literature Festival
Warrensburg, MO

52nd Annual Children's Literature Festival in 2020

Event Date: March 15-17, 2020 Time:  All Day (see the full schedule online) Place: UCM Campus-James C. Kirkpatrick Library 601 S. Missouri Ave. Warrensburg, MO 64093 Contact: 660-543-4306 • #ob#pysert#at#hpzb.rqh#ob# The Children’s Literature Festival at the University of Central Missouri is an annual event that aims to connect people, especially school children 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… Read more »

Maple Sugaring at Pineland Farms – New Gloucester, ME

Date: March 4th, 10th, 12th, 17th, and 21st Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am ( 4:00 – 5:30 pm on the 17th) Place: Education Barn 100B Valley Farm Road, New Gloucester ME 04260 US Contact: The Education Dept. 207-650-3031 • #ob#rqhpngvba#at#cvarynaqsnezf.bet#ob# It’s time to collect the sap from our maple trees and turn it into delicious maple syrup. We’ll learn how this naturally sweet treat is made and awaken our taste buds this sugaring season. Open… Read more »

2020 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic – Guntersville, AL

Date: March 5th – 8th Time: Daily Take-Off Events Begin at 6:30 Place: Civitan Park 1130 Sunset Dr, Guntersville, AL 35976 Contact: 877-BASS-USA (877-227-7872) • #ob#onffznfgre#at#rznvyphfgbzrefreivpr.pbz#ob# • bassmaster.com For maps and directions to the BJCC, click here. For a map of the BJCC campus, click here. To book a hotel for the event, click here. ALL EVENTS ARE FREE! Bassmaster Classic Kickoff Party Benefiting Children’s of Alabama: Thursday, March 5th, Uptown area of Birmingham, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m…. Read more »

“My Everest Odyssey” Memior Discussion – Waterboro, ME

The book cover of My Everest Odyssey by Russell Staples

Date: February 6, 2020 Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM Place: Waterboro Public Library 187 Main St., E. Waterboro, ME Contact: #ob#whyvr#at#jngreobebyvoenel.pbz#ob# ⋅ (207) 247-3363 Author, Russ Staples, a New Hampshire native, will discuss his recently published memoir, My Everest Odyssey at Waterboro Public Library on Thursday, February 6 at 6 pm. More than 50 years ago Russ trekked from Kathmandu to Mount Everest, the world’s tallest mountain, in sneakers and a borrowed backpack, making him one of… 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 »