Weekend Wednesdays: March 13th to March 15th


Weekend Wednesdays finalSome of our favorite family friendly events happening this weekend:

Friday, March 13, 2015

Family Movie Night @ Brownell Library (Essex)

Finding Neverland – A magical tale about one of the world’s greatest storytellers and the people who inspired his masterwork Peter Pan. Well-known playwright James M. Barrie finds his career at a crossroads when his latest play flops and doubters question his future. Then by chance he meets a widow and her four adventurous boys. Together they form a friendship that ignites the imagination needed to produce Barrie’s greatest work! (Rated PG, 101 min.) Free popcorn and drinks.

Cost: Free

For More Information: https://vermontmoms.com/event/family-movie-night/

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Kid’s Day @ Williston Central School

Enjoy a full day of indoor fun with your kids. Activities include:

  • Arts and crafts
  • VT Voltage Soccer Clinics
  • Basketball
  • Dress-up
  • Facepainting
  • Musical theatre, Fairy Tale Dance, & Hip Hop Work Shops
  • Calliope the Clown with balloons and bubbles
  • Bouncy Castles
  • Photo Booth

Each attendee gets a free slice of pizza from Ramunto’s Brick Oven Pizza, while supplies last.

Cost: Free – suggested $1 donation per person to benefit the Williston Community Food Shelf.

For More Information: https://vermontmoms.com/event/kids-day-williston-central-school/

Burlington Irish Heritage Festival

The Burlington Irish Heritage Festival is a week long celebration packed with activities, both fun-filled and informative, which celebrate Irish-American culture and community.

Saturday has several family highlights held at the Fletcher Room in the Fletcher Free Library including:

  • Celtic Kids Crafts: 10 am to Noon in
  • Irish Instrument Petting Zoo: 10 am to 11 am and Noon to 1 pm i
  • Music and Tales from Ireland with Hilari Farrinton and Benedict Koehler: 11 am to Noo

Cost: Free

For More Information: http://vermontmoms.com/event/burlington-irish-heritage-festival/

Teddy Bear Teaparty @ Gardner Supply

Bring your favorite teddy bear and have a tea party in the conservatory! Can you say Epyphylum? Wow, that’s an unusual word! Learn all about air plants and orchids. Kids will take a green house tour and you will be able to take an air plant home

Pre-registration required.

Cost: Free

For More Information: http://vermontmoms.com/event/teddy-bear-tea-party-gardners-supply/

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Middletown Springs Maple Festival

The Middletown springs Historical Society holds it’s annual Maple Festival on the Green and indoors. This event will feature:

  • Early maple sugarmaking in a cast iron kettle over an open wood fire.
  • A Talk on the evolution of sugaring technique using examples from the Historical Society collection.
  • Delicious maple desserts created by Society members, maple products and crafts, and syrup will be available for sale.
  • Old fashioned sugar on snow & maple cotton candy are always favorites.
  • Videos about Vermont Maple Sugaring.
  • Maple Sap buckets decorated by local artists will be raffled at the end of the afternoon.
  • A Raffle with over 50 prizes including cash prizes, maple gift baskets, maple syrup, maple products, craft items & gift certificates from local businesses
  • A silent auction will be held featuring crafts, merchant donations & services.
  • Acoustic music & Kid’s activities

Cost: Free

For More Information: http://vermontmoms.com/event/middletown-springs-maple-festival/



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