Holiday Hours at Grafton Nature Museum
The Museum will be closed Jan. 1, but open on Saturday, Jan. 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and on Sunday, Jan. 3, 1-4 p.m.
New Year's Eve at Grafton Ponds
The Nature Museum and Grafton Ponds are teaming up for a New Year's eve celebration on Thursday, Dec. 31, starting at 7 p.m. Meet at Grafton Ponds Outdoor Center, 783 Townshend Road.
Museum members $10; non-members $15. Free for ages 12 and younger with an adult. Enjoy a snowshoe walk and an owl prowl led by a museum naturalist.
Learn about major constellations with naked-eye astronomy and telescope instruction by Bob Anderson.
Call the Museum at 843-2111 for information and requested registration and join us to bring in the New Year under the stars.
Old Rockingham History Books Reprinted
The Rockingham Historical Commission is pleased to announce a 2009 re-printing of two local history books from the early 20th century: The Old Meeting House and First Church in Rockingham Vermont, by Lyman S. Hayes and William D. Hayes (first printing 1915); and Bellows Falls & Vicinity Illustrated, compiled by P.H. Gobie and edited by L.S. Hayes (first printing 1908). Each book is available for a donation, suggested at $15 and $20.
Only 200 copies of each book are available. The 2009 re-printing was supported by a grant from the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.
For more information or to purchase books, call 463-3456, ext. 123; email email@example.com; or write to: CLG Commission, Town of Rockingham, PO Box 370, Bellows Falls, VT 05101. The books can also be purchased at Rockingham Town Hall (7 Square, 3rd floor Development, Bellows Falls) weekdays between 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; as well as at Village Square Booksellers and other area bookstores, the Waypoint Center, and the Saxtons River Inn.