MLK Day Celebrations

Created to honor the great Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., MLK Day is celebrated on the 3rd Monday in January (this year it is January 16th). The spirit of the day is best described by his widow Coretta Scott King: On this holiday, we commemorate the universal, unconditional love, forgiveness and nonviolence that empowered his revolutionary …

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valentines day fun

Valentine’s Day Fun

For most of us, the passion and excitement surrounding Valentine’s Day has been replaced (temporarily!) with the busyness and dread of covering a shoebox with construction paper and taping 23 lollipops to Teenage Mutant Ninja cards.   So yeah…Valentine’s Day may not hold the promise of a romantic weekend away. But there’s still plenty of opportunities …

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February Family Fun

February may be our shortest month but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a bunch of family fun! Celebrate Black History Month. The Hermitage presents a program on February 26. Take a trip to the Adventure Science Center. This is a fun way to spend a cold Saturday or maybe even one of the school holidays …

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The Great backyard bird count

2023 Great Backyard Bird Count

Get outside and participate in the annual Great Backyard Bird Count! Started in 1998 by the National Audubon Society and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, it is the first online community science project to gather data on wild birds. People in more than 100 countries participate in helping put together a global count over 96 continuous …

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