COMMUNITY CALENDAR

 Here is a list of Community & Non-Profit Events coming soon in our area:


Upcoming Events

Wednesday, August 16th

St. Ambrose Church in Bristol is having a lawn party and chicken barbecue on the Village Green from 5pm to dusk.

Thursday, August 17th

WoodmenLife at 175 Boynton Avenue in Plattsburgh is hosting a blood drive for the American Red Cross from 1pm to 6pm.  For more information or to schedule a donation, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org

The Clinton County Health Department is holding a rabies clinic at the Black Brook Town Highway Garage, 208 Silver Lake Road in AuSable Forks from 6pm to 8:30pm.  It is free for county residents and their pets.  For more information, visit www.clintonhealth.org or call 565-4870

The Binghamville United Methodist Church in Fletcher is having a hot dish supper with servings at 5pm and 6pm.  To reserve tickets, call 849-2120

The North Country Chamber of Commerce is holding its Business after Hours from 5:30pm to 7pm on the second floor Lakeside Veranda at Clinton Community College on Point Drive in Plattsburgh.  For details or reservations, call 563-1000 or go to www.northcountrychamber.org

The Ladies Union salad supper is being held at New Haven Congregational Church at 6pm.  For more information, call Carol at 453-5059

Westport Federated Church at 6486 Main Street is having a roast turkey dinner starting at 4:30pm.  Take out is available.  Donations of non-perishable food items for the local food pantry are appreciated.

Friday, August 18th

Get your tickets for the Vermont Lake Monsters – Lowell Spinners game in advance and half of the proceeds will be donated to KidSafe Collaborative.  Go to www.kidsafevt.org

Saturday, August 19th

The Lucas James Williams Memorial Youth Fund is hosting the annual Volleyball and Horseshoe Tournament at 38 Waterville Mountain Road in Bakersfield.  Enter your team by calling 933-4201 or visiting www.lucasjameswilliamsyouthfund.org Entry includes barbecue.

The 16th annual Milton Area Car Show is being held on Route 7 South, between Sears and Snap Fitness from 10am to 5pm to benefit the University of Vermont Children’s Hospital.  There will be street rods, antiques, trucks, muscle cars and imports.

The final event on “The History of Racing in Milton” is happening at the former site of Catamount Stadium on Catamount Drive from 10am to 2pm.  The Track Walk is free and open to the public.  Learn more at miltonhistorical@yahoo.com

The “Pink the Links” Golf Tournament returns to the Barracks Golf Course in Plattsburgh at 1pm to raise funds for battling cancer in the North Country.  To register or learn more about this 9-hole 4-person best ball tournament, email nnypinkheals@westelcom.com

Prevent Child Abuse Vermont is holding its annual Montpelier walk at the State House in Montpelier at 10am.  To participate in the walk or run for children, go to www.pcavt.org or call 1-800-CHILDREN

The White River Junction Veteran’s Administration Medical Center and Vet Center are hosting a softball tournament and barbecue to honor local soldiers, Veterans and their families starting at 9am.  The event is being held at the Hartford, Vermont Maxfield Sports Complex on Leslie Drive.  Learn more at www.vhawrj.gov

The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group is meeting at the Residence at Quarry Hill in South Burlington from 10am to 11am.  The group meets monthly every third Saturday.

The Ferrisburgh Volunteer Fire Department is having its annual chicken barbecue from 4:30pm to 7pm.  Take out is available.

A LuLaRoe Fundraiser for The Family Room is being held at the Sheraton on Williston Road in South Burlington from 10am to 4:30pm.  Find them on Facebook.

Saturday and Sunday, August 19th & 20th

The Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum, 250 River Road in Peru is having a Hay & Grain Harvest and Antique Tractor weekend from 10am to 4pm both days.  Learn more at www.babbiemuseum.org

Bridport is having its annual Town-wide Yard Sale from 9am to 4pm both days.

Sunday, August 20th

Author and historian Willard Sterne Randall discusses his latest book, “Unshackling America: How the War of 1812 Truly Ended the American Revolution” at 2pm at the Ethan Allen Homestead Museum off of the Belt Line in Burlington.  He will also be signing books.  Admission is free.

The 162nd annual Redford Picnic is being held on the grounds of the Church of the Assumption, 168 Church Street in Redford, New York starting at 11:30am.  There will be games, food and fun for the whole family including rides on one of the oldest merry-go-rounds in North America.

A Calcutta to benefit Stephanie Roberge’s future double-lung transplant is taking place at Backstage Bar & Grill, 60 Pearl Street in Essex Junction starting at 4pm.  Learn more by emailing StephaniesNextBreath@gmail.com

St. Mary’s Church, 145 Square Road in Franklin, Vermont is holding a Brunch & Raffle from 9am to 12:30pm.

MJ Merchant is hosting a Back 2 School Bash and Barbecue for families from noon to 3pm at Living Hope, 1037 South Brownell Road in Williston.  There will be free backpacks and school supplies for the first 100 students.

Island Arts presents its final concert of the summer series at the Grand Isle Lake House.  Performing will be dancer Lucia Byrd Matarazzo of South Hero and Otis Cleveland on flute, Regina Christianson on harp, the Jerome Monachino Jazz Quartet and select members of the U.S. 40th Army Band.  Doors open for picnicking at 5:30pm and the show begins at 6:30pm.

Sunday, August 27th

Zoe’s Race, making homes accessible for Vermont families, is taking place at Oakledge Park in Burlington.  The 9th annual 1k fun run and 5k walk/run is sponsored by the Howard Center.  To register or learn more, go to www.zoesrace.org