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The green scene continues.

St. Patrick's Day parade in New London, Wis.

© Lori Schneider

St. Patrick's Day Parade and Irish Fest in New London, Wis. This town west of Appleton becomes "New Dublin'' for the week, with festivities that include a big Grand Parade at 1 p.m. Saturday, followed with Irish music, food and market under a heated big-top tent. March 2123.

Soar With Eagles in Wabasha, Minn. There's a flying bird show,  children's crafts, exhibits and eagle programs at The National Eagle Center. March 2324.

Maple Syrup Festival in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. At Indian Creek Nature Center, tap a tree, collect syrup, watch it boil and eat a pancake breakfast, with music. March 23-24.

Maple Sugarin' Festival at Riveredge Nature Center near Saukville, Wis. Learn how to tap a maple, watch demonstrations, enjoy music and games and see the new Sugarbush House. March 23.

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Last updated on March 18, 2019