The book “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” is turning 50 years old. In celebration of this, Butterfly Wonderland partnered with Penguin Publishing and Eric Carle, the author of the book, to create a special exhibit. The exhibit runs now until the end of August.

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I entered a Bear Essential contest and won tickets to see Disney on Ice, Dare To Dream. During the show, five Disney heroines made an appearance. In the first story Belle told the tale of Beauty and the Beast. She had to become friends with the beast to break the spell he was under in order to turn him back into a prince.

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Last year's winner.

High school students who are enrolled during the 2016-2017 school year are eligible to enter the Valley Metro Design A Transit Wrap Student Art Contest. The contest deadline is Feb.17, 2017 at 5 p.m.

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At the age of 86, former Astronaut Buzz Aldrin is going on a trip to the South Pole from Nov. 22 through Dec. 12, 2016. He’s already been on adventures down to the Titanic, to deserts, the North Pole and almost every other location on Earth. He also went to the moon!

The middle school he once attended in New Jersey has been renamed after him. So instead of Montclair, the name of the school was changed to The Buzz Aldrin Middle School/The Moon.

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