Weekend Wednesdays: April 24th to April 26th

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Weekend Wednesdays final

Here are some of our favorite family events taking place this weekend!

Friday, April 24, 2015 to Sunday, April 26, 2015

Vermont Maple Festival

It is Maple and more at the annnual Vermont Maple Festival in downtown St. Albans. There is something for everyone!

A maple exhibit hall and contests, antiques, crafts, fiddler’s variety, youth talent, a sap run road race, sugarhouse tours, pancake breakfasts, carnival, historical museum, entertainment, and traditional maple treats all topped off by the grand parade on Sunday.

Other activities include: Pony rides, concessions, and exhibits on Main St., great food, maple cotton candy, carnival rides and games for children of all ages.

Check the full schedule before you go.

SHUTTLE BUS

Free Shuttle bus on Saturday ONLY. Runs every 15 minutes from Collins Perly to Antiques Show Craft Show, Exhibit Hall and the Park.

Cost: Free

For More Information: https://vermont.momcollective.com/event/vermont-maple-festival/

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Healthy Kids Day

Encourage kids to stay physically and intellectually active all summer long at the Y’s 15th Annual Healthy Kids Day! Get some great ideas on how to spend summer at our FREE community event from 10 am until 2 pm at the Pomerleau Family Y on College Street in Burlington. The day is packed with:

  • Open swim
  • Bounce castle and itty bitty play area
  • Community booths
  • Get your caricature from Dan
  • Make your own snacks
  • Meet Y camp education staff
  • Face painting and tattoos

BVTMB is a sponsor of this event. Come and stop by our table and say hi!

Cost: Free

For More Information: https://vermont.momcollective.com/event/ymca-healthy-kids-day/

CompostFest 2015

Come celebrate spring, sun, and seriously good soil! This is good, *clean* fun for the whole family.

Workshops for beginner gardeners and experts alike, led by Charlie Nardozzi, Vermont Community Garden Network, Mark Krawcyzk, Meghan Giroux and other local garden experts

  • Food trucks
  • Facility tours
  • Raffle prizes
  • Sales on compost and other soil products
  • Picnic area with a foliage forest from Gardener’s Supply

PLUS lots of activities for kids: 

  • Seed planting
  • Build-your-own ice cream sundaes
  • Giant sand pile
  • and OH YEAH BIG TRUCKS!

Whether you want to learn how to grow better plants, discover how to make your own compost at home, or just get out of the house for a while, CompostFest 2015 has something for you!

Cost: Free

For More Information: https://vermont.momcollective.com/event/compostfest-2015/

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