What are you doing for spring break?

This week is spring break for Colchester students! 

Though you're probably spending this long-awaited break at home, tell us, how are you making it fun? Where are you hiking and biking? What crafts are you doing? Recipes are you baking? Are you traveling somewhere in-state?

Show us how you are spending this spring stay-cation by sending photos and a few sentences to news@colchestersun.com. We can't wait to see what you're up to! 

In case you need a few ways to keep the kids busy, here are 3 virtual events happening this week:

Bees Besieged: A History of Beekeeping

When: 7 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Virtual

Join Saint Albans Museum for a digital presentation with Bill Mares. A writer and a beekeeper for 45 years, Mares will tell of the origins and evolution of beekeeping with a particular emphasis on his new book with Ross Conrad, and others: “The Land of Milk and Honey, a History of Beekeeping in Vermont.” Sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council, the event is free and open to the public. Pre-registration via Zoom required.

Science and Stories Online: Celebrate Earth Day!

When: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday

Where: Virtual

Celebrate Earth Day with a free virtual story time from the folks at ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain. Participants will think about ways they can help take care of the planet all-year long. Coordinating activity and craft kits available for free online. Featured book is: The Trouble with Dragons written and illustrated by Debi Gliori.

Beyond Ramen: Cooking Class for Teens

When: 3 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Virtual 

Registered Dietitian Joanne Heidkamp will guide teens through a hands-on cooking class, and participants get to choose what they learn to make. Vote using the registration form for chocolate cake and icing f or homemade lasagna. Register to receive a Zoom link and ingredients list.

Written By

Staff Writer

Bridget Higdon is a Staff Writer. She was previously the editor-in-chief of The Vermont Cynic, UVM's independent newspaper. She’s been published in Seven Days, Editor & Publisher and Vermont Vacation Guide. She likes to cook and explore Vermont by bike.

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