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On Saturday, February 2, learn how to fish the “hard water” at the Snows Pond Ice Fishing Festival in Charlton! The Charlton Conservation Commission and MassWildlife’s Angler Education Program will be co-hosting this family friendly event from 10am – 2pm. Dress for the weather–warm boots a must! Unsafe ice date will be Saturday February 16. For more information, contact Todd Girard at (508) 248-2257 or email email@example.com.
Also on Saturday, February 2 at 1:30pm, the Friends of Lawrence Heritage State Park are hosting Matinee Movie at the Park. The day’s feature is the classic Marx Brothers film, Horse Feathers, which co-stars Lawrence’s own Thelma Todd! Screening will take place at the Visitor Center. Admission is free.
And remember, February 2 is Groundhog Day! Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow? Or will it be an early spring? Here in New England, what some people call groundhogs are actually woodchucks. Here are some facts about woodchucks!
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