Weekend Wednesday: January 23rd to January 25th


Weekend Wednesdays finalThese are some of our favorite activities this weekend…

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Winterset @ Shelburne Farms

Come to Shelburne Farms from 12 pm to 3 pm Enjoy a day of wintery activities: sledding, snow play, and tasty treats! Bring your warm clothes and your winter spirit! 


  • Winter Games
  • Cheese Sampling
  • O-Bread Bakery
  • Tours of the Renaissance School
  • Live Bird Program with Outreach for Earth Stewardship
  • Popcorn Ball Making
  • Refreshments for sale: Grilled cheese on O Bread and Shelburne Farms Cheddar


  • Wagon & Sleigh Rides – $2
  • Dog Sled Rides by Thesewoods Kennels – $5 10 & Under | $8 over 10 yrs old
  • Sledding on the hill behind the farm barn (bring your own sleds and toboggans – no metal runners please)
  • Farmyard Chickens and other animals

Co-sponsored by Shelburne Recreation Department.

Cost: Free – Donations accepted for Shelburne Parks and Recreation.

For More Information: www.shelburnefarms.org

Family Beach Party @ The Greater Burlington Y

Come to the Burlington location from 5 pm to 8 pm and enjoy the heat of the program pool and get out of the cold & snow. We will spend 5:00-6:00pm in the pool as a family swimming amidst beach balls, noodles and rays of sun! We’ll then head into the gym for 6:15-8:00pm to watch Finding Nemo and have a pizza dinner. This family night is sure to be a ball and allow you to spend some worry free fun together.

Cost: $25 Members | $35 Non-Members per family

For More Information: gbymca.org

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Mitzvah Day

This year OZ Synagogue is celebrating Mitzvah Day with students from Temple Sinai and the Chavurah. They will be focusing on tzar baalei chaim or the prevention of cruelty to animals.

Their celebration with start with presentations from our bnai mitzvah students on their mitzvah projects and from the head of the Franklin County Humane Society. Make goodie bags for the shelter animals, have a service about the treatment of animals and then share a snack while looking at the Pet Hall of Fame!

Parents are asked to send their kids in with a new pet treat and toy to include in the goodie bags and a photo of your pet or, if you don’t have a pet and your child wants to, they can bring in a drawing or picture of an animal.

Cost: Free

For More Information: www.ohavizedek.org


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