Feb. 17: Sylvia the Ventriloquist – World-renowned, professional actress-ventriloquist-comedian Sylvia Fletcher will dazzle with her amazing talent, lively, unforgettable characters, inanimate objects and voice illusions that lure audiences into her hilarious and intriguing world of comedy. Showings at 6, 6:45 and 7:30 p.m. in the Jackson Gore Cornerstone Room. Free admission. Feb. 18: Okemo Curling Clinic – For those who watched the U.S. Men’s curling team take home the gold and wished they could try this Olympic sport, Okemo will host Upper Valley Curling and the Woodstock Curling Club for a two-hour curling clinic, starting at 6 p.m., at Okemo’s Ice House at Jackson Gore. Twenty minutes of off-ice instruction is followed by on-ice instruction and game play. $40 includes equipment. Call (802) 228-1600 for more information and reservations. Feb. 19: Vermont Institute of Natural Science Free Presentation for Families – This firsthand raptor encounter with live falcons, hawks and owls focuses on the natural history, ecology and adaptations of these efficient predators. Participants learn what adaptations make a bird a raptor. 7 p.m. in the Roundhouse at Jackson Gore. Free admission.  winterevents Come for a weekend—stay for the season! • Alpine | Nordic | Snowboarding | Freeski | Rec Ski • On-campus snow park, snow making, rope tow, lighting, & grooming • 20 km of national-level Nordic trails on our 450-acre campus • Grades 9-12 and PG • Academics | Athletics | Arts David Hodgson, Director of Admissions & Financial Aid: 802-896-6229 admissions@vermontacademy.org | Saxtons River, Vermont | vermontacademy.org Education for Life — One Student at a Time Okemo is our home mountain. We ski/board four to six days a week. VA-Okemo-WInter-2018-19-4.625x7.375.indd 1 8/22/18 6:17 PM Open 7 Days - Family Medicine & Walk-in Care 1 Elm Street, Ludlow, VT 802-228-8867 www.springfieldmed.org Okemo Mag 2015_Layout 1 4/15/15 3:33 PM Page 1 page 94 > winter 2018/19 > okemo magazine