Local Happenings Categorized: Educational

Holiday Stroll – Skowhegan, ME

The Holiday Stroll graphic, a red tag that say "Holiday Stroll Downtown" with a white outline Sonta, on a horse drawn sleigh.

Date: December 5-7, 2019 Place: Skowhegan The Holiday Stroll has been a tradition in Skowhegan for more than a quarter of a century. It starts with a holiday parade Friday evening and continues Saturday morning and afternoon with a host of free activities and treats throughout and near downtown, including pictures with Santa, hula hooping, and the popular elf scavenger hunt! New this year, we’re moving Municipal Lot activities to Debe River Walk and turning it into… Read more »

Reading to Dogs at the Library – Granby, MA

Date: November, 20th Time:  3:30-5:00 pm Place: Granby Public Library Come to the Granby Library on Friday, to read to a Bright Spot Therapy Dog. Call the library to reserve a 20-minute time slot. Children in Kindergarten & up will enjoy reading aloud to gentle, comforting Reading Buddies with Bright Spot Therapy Dogs as they practice their fluency and strengthen their confidence in reading.  Reading will take place in the library’s Children’s Program Room ~ where… Read more »

UCM Big Idea Business Pitch Competition – Warrensburg, MO

Date: Friday, November 15 Time:  9:30am – 2:30pm UCM BIG IDEA Business Pitch Competition is an annual event that offers an opportunity for student entrepreneurs to compete for cash prizes and potential investors. This Fall’s sponsor for this event will be the E.M. Burger Memorial Foundation. Please contact Dan Jensen, Program Coordinator, (#ob#wrafra#at#hpzb.rqh#ob#, 660-543-8039) to register or for more information.

2019 Seminar: Department of Labor: Construction & Agriculture – Cullman, AL

Alabama Department of Labor

Date: Thursday, Nov 14, 2019 Time:  8:00 AM – 9:00 AM CST Place: Walmart DC Meeting Room 301 2nd Ave SW Cullman, AL 35055 The U.S. Department of Labor will be hosting a seminar on November 14th from 8 AM – 9 AM in the Walmart DC room at the Chamber of Commerce. This seminar is designed to inform business owners and managers about the Fair Labor Standards Act, Child Labor Laws, Family & Medical… Read more »

A Sense of Where You Are: Conversations About Leverett’s Historic Industrial Landscape and Community- Leverett, MA


Place: Leverett ‘s Public Library 75 Montague Rd. Leverett, MA 01054 Date: Sat, November 9 Time: 1:00 – 4:00 PM Crossed by two larger and many smaller streams in steep terrain, Leverett’s historic landscape includes the remains of more than fifty water-powered mills (factories), dating from the 1770’s to the late 1800’s. Though historians don’t know exactly how many, the Leverett Historical Commission is working to find out. (If you have a stream-edge site in… Read more »