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Everything Animals: Bat Awareness Week

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Anne Marie Keppel joins us this morning to talk about Bat Awareness Week.

Bat Awareness week will kick off this Thursday with events planned across the state.

They are looking to educate all generations on what this animal does -- like pollinating and eating insects and the issues facing their survival.

OCTOBER 25- OCTOBER 31
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POSITIVE PIE (All three locations!)
Montpelier, Plainfield and Hardwick Vermont

Bat Elixers and Hot Draculins! Enjoy a cocktail, learn some bat facts and support bat research.

OCTOBER 25-OCTOBER 31
PIECASSO
Stowe, Vermont

Bat Elixers and Hot Draculins! Enjoy a cocktail, learn some bat facts and support bat research.

OCTOBER 25-OCTOBER 31
CAPITOL GROUNDS
Montpelier, Vermont

Bat cookies and bat facts! For all bat-boys and bat-girls with a sweet tooth.

SATURDAY OCT 27th
A BATTY ECHO-LOCATE
Echo Center Lake Aquarium and Science Center
Burlington, Vermont

11:30 am
Bat story and craft/activity

12:30pm and 3:00pm
Talk and slide show with Vermont's Fish and Wildlife bat specialist Scott Darling

SATURDAY OCT 27th
GLASS BAT CAVE
AO Glass Studio
Burlington, Vermont

5:00pm
Watch glass blower artisans create bats in the glory hole! Glass bats available for purchase.

TUESDAY OCT 30th
BAT BLESSING CEREMONY
Kellogg Hubbard Library
Montpelier, Vermont

5:00pm
Join Fearn Lickfield of the Green Mountain Druid Order in a ceremony to bless Vermont's bats. Bring a candle and a wish for bats!

WEDNESDAY OCT 31
WHOO'S OUT AT NIGHT?
Northbranch Nature Center
Montpelier, Vermont

10:00am
Pre-school program about bats and owls and other night-time creatures.

WEDNESDAY OCT 31
Trick-or-treators: Dress up as a bat! Carry bat facts with you and hand them out!
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