The winter is over, and spring is here to stay! Come celebrate the warmer season on a hike through the park with NPS Science Communication Specialist Ed Sharron. Learn about the many changes spring brings to our backyard and the corresponding monitoring activities undertaken by NETN scientists. All ages are welcome! Please come dressed appropriately for outdoor activity. Event continues rain or shine! Co-sponsored by Vermont Coverts and the Vermont Woodlands Association. Location – Meet at Prosper Road Trailhead Parking Lot, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park, Woodstock, VT. From Woodstock, take Route 12 north 2.7 miles from the Billings Farm & Museum Parking Area to Prosper Road on the left (look for a “West Woodstock” sign on the right). Turn left and continue another 0.7 miles to the unmarked Prosper Trailhead Parking Area on the left. Coordinates: 43.638788, -72.553574 Fee – No cost Reservations – Please pre-register as space is limited. Contact us at the National Park (information below) to reserve your space. Be sure to tell us how many are coming. Contact – To register or learn more visit https://www.nps.gov/mabi/learn/nature/working-woodlands-workshops.htm, call (802) 457-3368 x 222, or e-mail us at email@example.com
Celebrate Norman Williams Public Library at the 17th Annual Ex Libris Gala with dinner, a cocktail reception and a talk by author Jack Beatty, held at the Woodstock Inn & Resort. Guest speaker Jack Beatty is currently known as News Analyst for NPR’s “On Point,” and was formerly Senior Editor of The Atlantic, and author of several books including "The Rascal King: The Life and Times of James Michael Curley, 1874-1958," which was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography and named one of the “Ten Best Books of the Year” by USA Today. Cocktail reception and dinner at The Woodstock Inn, $125. per person. Please RSVP by April 15. Call to reserve a seat (or a table for 10) or order tickets online.