THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT:
All eyes will be on Ms. G when the groundhog tells us if we can get our flip-flops ready. After the prognostication at Groundhog Day, kids warm up with hot chocolate, a story, crafts, and snacks. Starting at 11:30 a.m., activities include learning how animals stay warm in winter.
Feb. 2 at 9:30 a.m. Free (9:30 a.m. forecast and 10 a.m. ‘‘Critters and Crafts’’); activities starting at 11:30 a.m. are $7, $5 ages 2-12. Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, 208 South Great Road, Lincoln. 781-259-2200. www.massaudubon.org [JUNE WULFF]
Stephanie Callahan is a native Bostonian who loves cooking, traveling, spa treatments, and being on the ocean.
Milva DiDomizio is a New England native who's fond of cooking, singing, and Boston's arts and culture scene.
Swati G. Sharma is a Somerville resident and is a fan of city living, exploring Bostons nightlife, and dancing.
Emily Sweeney is a Boston native who goes out all over, from Irish pubs in Southie to the roller rink in Dorchester.