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The Ray School is contacted by local businesses and non-profits to make our parents aware of upcoming opportunities. We publish information that directly supports or enhances our K-5 population. Please note that these are not school sponsored events.

If you have a program you'd like featured, please contact Gwyn in the front office. Items will be featured for the month with updates each Friday.

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Week of Sept. 30 - Oct. 06, 2023

16th Annual Domino Toppling Extravaganza

October 8, Sunday, 5:30 p.m.
An annual spectacle and crowd favorite, the Domino Toppling Extravaganza returns to BMAC for the 16th year in a row. This year’s event will be presented both in person and via livestream. Veteran domino toppler and YouTube superstar Lily Hevesh and three other domino artists will arrive in Brattleboro 48 hours ahead of the toppling to begin setting up the spectacle. The floor will be filled with an elaborate pattern of tens of thousands of dominoes. Correctly guess how many dominoes are set up, and you could start the entire chain reaction! Watch the video of BMAC’s 2021 Domino Toppling, which featured 23,000 dominoes.
Doors open at 5 p.m.
ADMISSION: Free for children 8 and under, $3 for BMAC members, $5 for all others. Space is limited. Purchase tickets in advance or at the door. To purchase tickets use this link or call 802-257-0124 x101. Watch live online for free via Facebook Live starting at 5:15 p.m. 
This year’s event will take place at 28 Vernon Street. Please do not bring backpacks or strollers to the event.
Generously sponsored by The Historic Latchis Hotel and Theatre.

Dresden Halloween 

Sunday October 29, 2023 12-2 
Roads in the neighborhood will be calmed for safety. Walk, bike, run, skate and scooter with friends. Music, Halloween Fun and Costumes. This is NOT a Trick or Treat Event 
Park at Ray or Richmond Schools.  Avoid crossing the streets. Rain or Shine


Sundays 9/17-10/29 
10:00-11:30am with Nick Antol and the KUA boys team at KUA in Meriden, NH
Sundays 9/17-10/29 
3:30-5:00pm with Kim Hggins and Taylor Miller 
at the CCBA in Lebanon, NH
10:00-11:30am at KUA in Meriden, NH
3:30-5:00pm at the CCBA in Lebanon, NH
SIGN UP TODAY!!! Click on this link for online registration

LEGO at the Library

We’ve got the bricks; you bring the creativity! The theme changes weekly. Please leave your personal LEGO® sets at home. For children ages 5 & up. This program meets in the Howe Library Children's Program Room on Mondays from 3:45pm - 5:00pm. Weekly registration is required at . Please note that you must be five years of age to participate.

LEGO Builder's Club

Gatherings every Monday at 3:30pm at the Etna Library. All ages welcome.​ Join a community of LEGO builders and use the library's collection of thousands of LEGO bricks to create anything you can imagine!
​We'll have free pizza available at the first club gathering of each month!
​Contact us at for more information!

Pokémon Club

Calling all Pokémon trainers! Battle friends in the Pokémon Trading Card Game, talk about your favorite characters and enjoy other Pokémon-related activities. No experience is required. The Library will supply decks for battles. Personal card trading will be reserved for the last 10 minutes of this event. This program is recommended for ages 6-9 and will meet in the Howe Library's Mayer Room on Sunday, September 24, and Sunday November 19th from 2-3pm. No registration is required.


Aces Volleyball Club
Join our growing volleyball club that meets every Tuesday and Thursday for practice in October.  This Middle and High School program is built for all skill levels!  Contact for more information. 
Little Longhorns
Wednesday and Sunday practices for Pre-K to 4th grade students is all about having fun and learning the basics of basketball.  Kids and parents love this fun and fast paced practice program.  Contact for more information. 
Longhorns Basketball Club
Practices are held on Sunday’s and Wednesday’s for kids in grades 5 thru 12.  These practices are structured for individuals to work on their dribbling, passing and shooting to prepare for the upcoming winter season.  Contact for more information.  

New England School of the Arts

Join Our Collaborative Community! When we work together to create a dynamic arts landscape, we provide the opportunity for all humans to reach their greatest potential. It is the interconnectedness that allows us to grow and thrive. Click this link for a list of our fall programs.

AVA Gallery Fall Youth Courses

AVA’s youth classes give young artists the opportunity to learn artistic skills, experiment with new mediums, have fun, and maybe get a little messy! Our regular schedule of afterschool programs and vacation and summer camps offer a wide range themes and mediums for ages 6-12 and beyond. Youth Class Registration » AVA Gallery and Art Center: Alliance for the Visual Arts