MANCHESTER - The Southern Vermont Arts Center will host a Teddy Bear Tea Party on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 2-4 p.m. Children aged 4 -10, accompanied by an adult, are encouraged to bring a favorite teddy bear or doll to this elegant tea party where games will be played, projects created and a grand time had by all. This event is a perennial favorite and fills up early. Call Jennifer at 367-1302 soon to reserve a spot. The deadline to register is Friday, Feb 1. The cost is $30 for an adult/child pair. Additional children are $15 each. For more information about SVAC and its programs, exhibits and special events, call 362-1405.