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February is Full of Activities For Kids of All Ages at The Nature Museum
Posted: January 19, 2017
From February vacation camps including Brave Bears and Wild Walkers to the Mighty Acorns Club and The Nature Museum's new program Kindred Spirits, The Grafton Nature Museum offers ample opportunities for youngsters and families to enjoy the outdoors exercising their minds and bodies. Accredited environmental educators teach lessons that build resiliency skills in a safe and nurturing environment.
Springfield Wrestling Team Hitting The Mats With Determination And Skill
Posted: January 10, 2017
The Springfield Wrestling Team has had a busy season so far, with lots more action to come! Despite a few cancelled tournaments, wrestlers have been hitting the mats with determination and skill, bringing home plenty of wins.
The Nature Museum Announces New Programming and Events for 2017; 2017 Theme: Symbiosis; First Program: Nature Arts is slated for Saturday, January 14
Posted: January 6, 2017
Every year, The Nature Museum chooses a theme for its programming, and this year it's "symbiosis," a mutually beneficial relationship between different people or groups. In light of the new theme, The Nature Museum announces today a new program for 2017, Kindred Spirits. This monthly program is designed for families to share and explore the mysteries of nature through hands-on activities, both indoors and out. All ages are welcome. Full schedule of Kindred Spirits programming can be found at
The Mighty Acorns Club Announces New Programs For 2017; First Sessions To Take Place January 19 and February 16, 2017
Posted: January 6, 2017
The Nature Museum in Grafton, VT, announces new topics for the Mighty Acorns Club, a pre-school program designed for young explorers to discover the wonders of nature. This club for budding naturalists aged 3-5 and their caregivers meets on the third Thursday of every month of the school calendar year.
NECCA Receives Match from Jane's Trust Toward Campaign Goal of $2.5 million
Progress on NECCA's New Building On Target
Posted: January 2, 2017
New England Center for Circus Arts (NECCA) is pleased to announce receipt of a $75,000 matching grant from the Jane's Trust. Jane's Trust offered NECCA the matching grant at the end of 2015. NECCA supporters met the challenge and the match was received in December. The total raised to date is now $1.3 million toward the $2.5 million goal.
The Nature Museum Offers Unique Open-Air Adventures for Kids
Posted: December 28, 2016
The Nature Museum in Grafton asserts that contact with and understanding of the natural world is vital to a child's development and for the future of our planet. This February, The Nature Museum is offering unique, open-air adventures for youth during winter school vacation. The Nature Museum's natural science camps are instructive, hands-on experiences that get youngsters outdoors and exercising their minds and bodies.
Posted: December 8, 2016
Come and join us at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 313 Main Street in Chester as we, through song and scripture, await Christ's coming at Christmas on Sunday, December 18 at 4pm. A potluck supper follows in Willard Hall. The event is free. Donations accepted. See details at
Posted: December 6, 2016
The Chester Conservation Committee will be meeting on Tuesday, December 6 at CAES. We will get started at 7pm.
St. Luke's Annual Christmas Tea and Sale
Posted: November 23, 2016
St. Luke's Christmas Tea will be held on Saturday December 3 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Willard Hall at St. Luke's at 313 Main Street in Chester. This annual fundraising event is looked forward to with a great deal of anticipation by friends, neighbors and visitors to the Chester community, not only because of the delicious and satisfying "Tea Fare" being offered but for the warm fellowship those attending experience on this special day.
Posted: November 9, 2016
St. Luke's Episcopal Church at 313 Main Street in Chester will present its next DVD film is "Akeelah & the Bee." This free viewing will be shown on Saturday, November 19 at 6:30 p.m. in Willard Hall. The door will open at 6:00 p.m. for early seating and popcorn and soda. This is a family-friendly film so we invite families to come. You can read more at
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