There are fun indoor and outdoor things to do on this Sunday, February 9, 2014.
The 13th Annual Northern Vermont Snowshoe Race is happening at Smugglers' Notch. There's a 1/2 mile kids' fun run, a 4K fun run/walk, and an 8K race that is a qualifier for the 2014 US Snowshoe Association National Championship that happens on March 1st in Bennington. Registration goes until noon.
Up in Orleans, there is the 'February Follies' - St. Paul's Catholic School presents a family-friendly, gut-busting variety show to cure the midwinter blues from 1-3:30PM at the Municipal Building. $6 a person or $20 per family.
LOCAL FARM TOOL HISTORY
Hear Paul Wood - In "Inventive Vermonters," the former engineer discusses locally created farm tools and fascinating stories of the inventors behind them. That's today at 3 PM at Richmond Free Library.
The Vermont Senior Games, where winter athletes ages 50 and up hit the slopes for the alpine race state championships, will be held. Registration starts at 8:45 a.m. at Sugarbush Resort in Warren.
The River Artisans Cooperative in Saxtons River will hold a Round Robin Crochet class, from 12–4 p.m., with four separate 45-minute projects. Students may sign up for any or all of these projects which build upon each other: 1) single, double, and half double stitches 2) changing color 3) how to read a pattern and 4) an exploration of combined stitches. That's in the back of the shop at 26 B Main Street in Saxtons River. Because space is limited, pre-registration is required. Class fee information is available by calling The River Artisans at 802-869-2099 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eastman Trails Day is an event to support the Upper Valley Trails Alliance, and from 10-3 the Eastman Cross Country Ski Center is celebrating its 15th anniversary. Enjoy over 30 kilometers of trails groomed for skiing and snowshoeing. There are also opportunities for ice-skating and sledding!$10 per person (free for Eastman Residents) for general admission. Water and light snacks provided. Equipment rentals and food available at the Cross Country Ski Center for an additional fee.
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The Burlington Yoga Conference began Saturday at UVM's Davis Center. The event gives participants a chance to connect the mind body and soul through workshops they may not have access to on a daily basis.More >>
The Burlington Yoga Conference began 6 years ago and has become a staple in the community.More >>
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Flags were flying on the Statehouse steps Sunday afternoon as more than 500 people gathered for the Gun Owners of Vermont Rally."Vermonters -- not just hunting Vermonters who happen to have firearms forMore >>
A trio of gun control measures may have gotten the green light from Burlington voters on Town Meeting Day, but the charter changes face strong opposition across the state, and a possible uphill battle at the Statehouse.More >>
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Is the marketing behind Electronic Cigarettes aimed at kids?New York Senator Chuck Schumer (D-New York) says the industry's trendy packaging and flavors like bubble gum and cotton candy aren't foolingMore >>
Schumer is co-sponsoring a Senate bill that would ban e-cigarette marketing aimed at kids.More >>
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Senator Bernie Sanders is among a group of Senators set to hold an "all-nighter" to call attention to climate Change.Members of the so-called Senate Climate Action Task Force -- nearly two dozen in allMore >>
Senator Bernie Sanders is among a group of Senators set to hold an "all-nighter" to call attention to climate Change.More >>
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A Chimney fire is the likely cause of a blaze that destroyed a home in St. Albans Town.The owner of the home on Pike Drive called for help a little after 9:30 a.m. Sunday. When firefighters arrived theyMore >>
A Chimney fire is the likely cause of a blaze that destroyed a home in St. Albans Town.More >>
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Jazz fingers, dance moves -- and plenty of passion. The Urban Reach Dance Convention is giving aspiring dancers the chance to learn from some of the music industry's most acclaimed teachers, who have workedMore >>
Aspiring dancers hit the floor this weekend at the 8th annual Urban Reach Dance Convention.More >>
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This morning, Channel 3 has learned there will NOT be a bus strike Monday morning in Chittenden County. CCTA officials told us in a statement that after 19 hours of negotiations that went into the morningMore >>
Sunday morning CCTA officials announced that after a marathon negotiation session they delivered a complete contract proposal to the union.More >>
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Governor Peter Shumlin was in Rhode Island over the weekend. His office says the Governor was at Brown University in Providence taking part in a forum with the Rhode Island Governor. He is expected toMore >>
Governor Peter Shumlin was in Rhode Island over the weekend.More >>