COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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


Upcoming Events

Monday, October 16th

Meadowbrook Healthcare at 154 Prospect Avenue in Plattsburgh is hosting Hunters Paradise from 10am to 3pm with a display of award-winning mounts of moose, bison, deer, bear and others by a local taxidermist.

Tickets must be purchase by October 16th for the UVMMC Auxiliary’s annual Bushels of Baskets Tea and Raffle at the DoubleTree Hotel on Williston Road in South Burlington Sunday, October 22nd from 1pm to 4pm.  Tickets are $40 and are on sale at the hospital gift shop, level 3, or at Replays in the Blue Mall, Dorset Street in South Burlington.

Tuesday, October 17th

The North Country Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a seminar on “Confined Space” from 8am to 4:30pm at the chamber office on Route 9 in Plattsburgh.  To register or learn more, call 518-563-1000 or visit www.northcountrychamber.com

Thursday, October 19th

The Binghamville Methodist Church in Fletcher is having a baked ham supper with seatings at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm.  For reservations, call 849-2120

Westport Federated Church at 6486 Main Street is having a chicken and biscuit dinner from 4:30pm to 6pm.  Take out is available.  Donations of non-perishable food items for the Westport Food Pantry are also appreciated.

Thursday, October 19th

The New Haven Congregational Church is having a free community dinner at 6pm.  Donations can be made to the local food shelf and coat drive.

The North Country Chamber of Commerce is having its Business after Hours from 5:30pm to 7pm at Elf’s Farm Winery and Cider House.  To register or learn more, visit www.northcountrychamber.com or call 518-563-1000

Saturday, October 21st

The Essex Junction 3rd Degree Knights of Columbus are having their annual chicken pie dinner at St. Pius X Church Hall, 20 Jericho Road in Essex Center.  Seatings are at 5:30pm and 6:30pm.  Take out is available.  For tickets/reservations, call Ron Rice at 879-6989

The Georgia United Methodist Church is holding their annual chicken pie supper at 5pm at the Georgia Elementary School.  Reservations are recommended.  Call 893-4413

The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group is meeting at the Residence at Quarry Hill in South Burlington from 10am to 11am.

The 9th annual Blue Jean Ball is being held at the American Legion on Parah Drive in St. Albans from 6pm to 11pm.  The evening of dinner and dance benefits the Franklin County Home Health Agency.  To learn more or get tickets, go to www.fchha.org

Northwest Nightmares is hosting a Zombie Run on the trails at Hard’ack in St. Albans with snacks and libations by 14th Star Brewing Company to follow.  To register or learn more, visit www.nwnightmares.com

The Baha’is of the greater Burlington area are preparing to mark the 200th anniversary of their founder with a film and panel discussion at Contois Auditorium in Burlington at 7pm.  It is free and open to the public.

The Monkton Friends Methodist Church, 78 Monkton Ridge, is having a harvest/ham buffet from 5pm to 6:30pm.  One third of the proceeds are being donated to hurricane relief.

St. Amadeus Parish at 98 North Main Street in Alburgh is having a roast beef/harvest dinner with seatings at 5pm and 6:15pm.  For take out, call 796-6000

The Vermont Genealogy Library is holding its fall Vermont French-Canadian Society Conference at the St. John Vianney Church on Hinesburg Road in South Burlington.  All are welcome.  For reservations and information, visit www.vtgenlib.org or call 310-9285

St. Peter’s Church, 85 South Maple Street in Vergennes is holding its annual craft fair from 9am to 3pm with crafters, a bake sale and great food.  The event is free and open to the public.

Charlotte Fire and Rescue are hosting a Public Safety Day at 170 Ferry Road from 10am to 3pm.  There will live demonstrations including K-9, CPR and fire demos.  Learn more at www.cvfrs.com

The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is looking for volunteers to help with the annual spiny soft-shell turtle beach clean up in North Hero.  Volunteers are asked to arrive at North Hero State Park between 10am and 11am.

Sunday, October 22nd

The Rokeby Museum on Route 7 in Ferrisburgh welcomes botanist Robert Popp of the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife to talk about the state’s rare and unusual plants at 3pm.

Saturday, October 28th

St. Ann Church at 41 Main Street in Milton is having a Farm Harvest Dinner starting at 5:30pm.  Take out is available.  For tickets and information, call 893-2487

The Lyon Mountain American Legion at 3958 Route 374 is hosting a Halloween party from 7pm to 11pm.  Paradox Rox performs and there will be prizes for costumes.

The Ellenburg Center Fire Department is hosting its 2nd annual Craft Show from 9am to 3pm.  There will also be a lawn tractor pull.

VFW Post 782 at 176 South Winooski Avenue in Burlington is having a Halloween party with the Adams Band from 7pm to 11pm.  It is open to the public and there are prizes for the top three costumes.

The Plattsburgh State University Women’s Basketball Team is hosting a Kids’ Nite Out from 6pm to 9pm at Memorial Hall for children ages 5 to 13.  The cost is $10 per child and there is only on-site registration from 5:30pm to 6:30pm.

The Bakersfield Historical Society is having a chicken pie dinner at the Bakersfield Elementary School starting at 5pm until all are served.  Take out is available.

The Tuftonboro United Methodist Church in New Hampshire is having a roast turkey supper at 5:30pm.  To make reservations, call 569-2097

The Salisbury Volunteer Fire Department is having a Truck-or-Treat and a lasagna dinner from 6pm to 8:30pm at the Salisbury Community School.  Put on your Halloween costume to trick or treat through fire trucks and meet the firefighters.

Friends of Dale and Rhoda Hunt of Fairfield, who were seriously injured in a motorcycle accident last August, are holding an auction at 3pm and a dinner/dance at 7pm at Magnan’s Barn in West Enosburg.  For more information, call Elroy at 988-9091

Saturday and Sunday, October 28th & 29th

The Festival of Pumpkins is taking place at Rotary Park in downtown Winooski beginning at dusk both evenings.  It is sponsored by Season’s Greetings.

Sunday, October 29th

VFW Post 782, 176 South Winooski Avenue in Burlington is having a 50th anniversary party from 1pm to 6pm with the Adams and Eve.  It is open to the public.

The Vermont Italian Cultural Association is having an Italian Dinner and Raffle on Sunday, November 5th at the Eagles Club, 1233 Shelburne Road in South Burlington at 5pm and tickets must be purchased by October 29th.  Visit www.italiansinvermont.org

Monday, October 30th

Northwest Nightmares is showing amateur filmmakers’ original short horror films at the Welden Theatre in St. Albans.  Northwest Access TV offers film workshops and free equipment rentals to make movies.  Learn more at www.nwnightmares.com

Wednesday, November 1st

1st Wednesdays at the Brownell Library in Essex Junction welcomes Middlebury professor Richard Wolfson with “Einstein in a Nutshell” at 7pm.  The talk is free and sponsored by Husky and the Vermont Humanities.

Wednesday and Thursday, November 1st & 2nd

The North Country Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a seminar on “Asbestos Initial O & M” from 8am to 4:30pm both days at the chamber on Route 9 in Plattsburgh.  For more information or to register, visit www.northcountrychamber.com or call 518-563-1000

Thursday through Sunday, November 2nd – 5th

Middlebury Players present Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” at Town Hall Theater in Middlebury.  For tickets and information, visit www.middleburycommunityplayers.org

Friday, November 3rd

Enjoy a “Swanton School Night Out to Shop” from 4:30pm to 8:30pm at the Swanton Elementary School, 24 Fourth Street.  There will many crafters and vendors plus great raffle prizes.