COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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


Upcoming Events

Friday, May 19th

The Stern Center for Language and Learning is holding its third and final symposium session from 9am to 3:30pm at Burlington International Airport.  The cost for “The Eyes Have It: Understanding the Cognitive Processes Involved in Silent Reading” is $125.  Learn more at www.sterncenter.org

Friday and Saturday, May 19th & 20th

Calvary Episcopal Church at 370 Route 15 in Underhill Flats is holding a “Tag and Plant Sale” from 9am to 4pm both days.

Jericho United Methodist Church on Route 15 next to the Town Hall is having a “Rummage and Miscellaneous Sale” from 9am to 5pm on Friday and 9am to 2pm on Saturday.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 19th, 20th & 21st

The Moriah Central School Drama Club presents “Transyl-Mania” involving teenaged zombies, werewolves, witches and vampires who get silly and offer lots of laughs.  Performances are at 7pm on Friday and Saturday and 2pm on Sunday.

Saturday, May 20th

The Northwest Chapter of the Extension Master Gardener annual plant sale is being held during the Bloomtime Festival at the UVM Horticulture Center, 65 Green Mountain Drive in South Burlington from 10am to 1pm.

Monkton Friends Methodist Church at 78 Monkton Ridge is holding its annual plant and bake sale from 9am to 1pm.

The Plattsburgh Noon Kiwanis Club is offering a free week of camp to children ages 8-to-14 of active military, reservists or veterans of Clinton County.  To help raise money for the program, the Kiwanis Coin Drive for Military Kids is being held from 9am to 3pm in Plattsburgh.  To learn more, call Kimberly Davis at 518-536-0934

The Vermont Lions Club is holding “A Walk for Sight” at University Mall in South Burlington, downtown Barre and in Manchester from 10am to 2pm.  Hundreds of new eyeglasses and eye exams are covered by money raised at these walks each year.  Go to www.vermontlions.org

Sunday, May 21st

Rokeby Museum on Route 7 in Ferrisburgh opens for the season and will be open daily from 10am to 5pm through October 29th.  The 90-acre National Historic Landmark with underground railroad history offers various programs.  Learn more at www.rokeby.org

Harkness Methodist Church at 776 Hallock Hill Road is selling “Michigans for a Mission” from 11am to 2:30pm.  There will also be a bake sale table and live music.

Ethan Allen Homestead on Route 127 (the Beltline) in Burlington presents George Larrabee with “Chief Grey Lock and the Abenaki Culture” at 2pm.

The Heineberg Community Senior Center is hosting its first “Walk of Ages” at Burlington High School.  Check in begins at 12:30pm and the walk kicks off at 1pm.  All money raised will support the many free and discounted programs at the center.  To register or donate, visit www.walkofagesvt.org

Monday, May 22nd

Lyon Mountain American Legion, 3958 Route 374 is is having a lasagna stuffed chicken breast dinner from 4pm to 8pm.

Tuesday, May 23rd

Kinney Drugs is raising money in Plattsburgh for the Children’s Miracle Network.  Dine at Chipotle at 200 Consumer Square, Suite 208 in Plattsburgh from 4pm to 8pm.  Bring in the flyer, show it on your smart phone or tell the cashier that you are supporting the cause and 50% of the proceeds will go to CMN.

Wednesday, May 24th

The Clinton County Caregiver Resource Center is holding a free support group for all unpaid caregivers of anyone 60 or older from 6:30pm to 7:30pm at St. Peter’s Church in Plattsburgh.  For more information, call Nicole at 324-3881

Support KidSafe Vermont by dining at Bluebird Café on Riverside Avenue in Burlington or doing take out.  Call for reservations.  Learn more at www.kidsafevt.org

Saturday, May 27th

The Essex Memorial Parade begins at 10am from the Champlain Valley Expo to Route 2A, to the Five Corners, Route 15 and back to the fairgrounds.

The North Hero Volunteer Fire Department is having its annual roast beef dinner from 4pm to 7pm at North Hero School on Route 2.

The Tuftonboro United Methodist Church at 129 Mountain Road (Route 171) in Tuftonboro, N.H. is having a roast pork supper with seatings at 5pm and 6:30pm. For reservations, call 603-569-2097

The 8th annual Monkton Town Wide Yard Sale is taking place at the fire house, 3747 State’s Prison Hollow Road and at homes throughout town from 8am to 1pm.  To participate, call 338-6731

The Highgate Library and Community Center at Flat Iron Park-Mill Hill is having a Perennial Swap and Book Sale from 10am to noon.

The Westport Federated Church at 6486 Main Street is having a Baked Goods Sale from 10am to noon.

Sunday, May 28th

St. Mary’s Church, Pine Street in Champlain is holding its 50th Bazaar from 11am to 8pm.  There will be a parade starting at noon, a garden tractor pull, live entertainment, games and lots of food.

The Chazy American Legion Post 769 on Route 9 is hosting a Memorial Day Parade starting at noon.

Monday, May 29th

The Vergennes Memorial Day Parade gets underway at 11am.

Lyon Mountain American Legion at 3958 Route 374 is having a Shepard’s Pie dinner from 4:30pm to 6:30pm.

The Highgate Volunteer Fire Department is hosting its annual chicken barbecue and auction starting at 11am.  The auction will follow the Memorial Day parade at 1pm.

Tuesday, May 30th

White River Junction VA Medical Center is hosting a Memorial Day Ceremony outside under the flag on the Veterans Memorial Brick Walkway at noon.  The keynote speaker will be Major General Steven Cray, the Adjutant General of Vermont.

Thursday, June 1st

June 1st at 6pm is the deadline to register for the 31st annual Rotary Fishing Classic in Plattsburgh, which is June 2nd through June 4th.  Win cash prizes.  Learn more at www.plattsburghrotary.org or call toll-free 1-877-519-7942

Friday, June 2nd

Relay for Life Team Blondin is holding its 5th annual Cookout for A Cure at Blondin Insurance, Towne Marketplace off of Susie Wilson Road in Essex Junction from 11am to 2pm with all proceeds going directly to the American Cancer Society.