COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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


Upcoming Events

Wednesday, April 26th

Celebrate the new and improved picture book section at the Fletcher Free Library in Burlington from 6pm to 7:30pm.  It is free and open to all ages.

The Caregiver Resource Center of Clinton County is holding a free support group for 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 

Thursday, April 27th

The North Country Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a seminar “8-Hour HazWoper Refresher Safety” from 8am to 4:30pm.  To learn more or register, call 563-1000 or go to www.northcountrychamber.com

“Ukulele Kids!” for ages 0 to 5 years is being held at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington from 10:30am to 11:15am.  The program is free.

Thursday, April 27th through Sunday, May 7th

The Middlebury Community Players present the musical “Working” at the Town Hall Theater on Pleasant Street with 8pm and 2pm shows.  For tickets, visit www.townhalltheater.org or call 382-9222

Friday, April 28th

The Howard Plant Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 782 at 176 South Winooski Avenue in Burlington are hosting bingo at 6pm.  It is open to everyone.

Charlotte Fire and Rescue is holding its annual awards banquet at the Old Lantern.  Tickets for the 2017 Charlotte Fire & Ice Meltdown are available by calling 425-3111 or by emailing auxiliary@cvfrs.org  The event is open to the public.

Saturday, April 29th

The Winooski United Methodist Church at the corner of Follett and West Allen Streets (across from the police station) is having a ham supper and silent auction.  Serving starts at 5pm.

The Vermont Genealogy Library at 377 Hegeman Avenue at Fort Ethan Allen in Colchester is holding a free class on Italian-Americans in Vermont from 10:30am to noon.  For more details, visit www.vtgenlib.org or call 310-9285

The Lyon Mountain American Legion Post #1623 is having an all-you-can-eat roast turkey dinner from 4pm to 6:30pm.  Take out is available.  Call 735-4372

Saturday and Sunday, April 29th & 30th

The 51st annual Vermont Maple Festival Antiques Show is being held at the St. Albans Town Educational Center at 169 South Main Street.  Admission is free.  Hours are 10am to 5pm on Saturday and 10am to 4pm on Sunday.  Learn more at www.vtmaplefestival.org

Sunday, April 30th

Champlain Valley Voices present their Spring Concert, “Musica Delle Donne,” at 127 Beekman Street in Plattsburgh at 3pm.  For tickets and information, go to www.champlainvalleyvoices.org

Tuesday, May 2nd

The Middlebury Fire Department is hosting the East Middlebury 63rd Annual Ham Supper at the Waybury Inn from 5pm to 8pm.

Wednesday, May 3rd

First Wednesdays at the Brownell Library in Essex Junction present Ann DeMarie, director of Champlain College’s Emergent Media Center, with “Video Games: Changing Stories and Changing Behaviors” at 7pm  The talk is free and open to the public.

The Ladies Aide Industria Rummage Sale is happening May 5th and 6th at Burnham Hall in Lincoln.  Donations can be dropped off Wednesday from 1pm to 7pm.  No electronics, please.

Thursday, May 4th

The North Country Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a seminar on “LockOut/TagOut” from 8am to noon at the chamber offices on Route 9 in Plattsburgh. To register or learn more, visit www.northcountrychamber.com or call 563-1000

The Middlebury FFA members are selling their plants at Mount Abraham’s main office.

Friday, May 5th

The St. John’s Club at 9 Central Avenue in Burlington is holding a Casino Night to benefit the American Cancer Society of Vermont from 7pm to 11pm.  It is open to the public.  For information, email saintjohnsclub@gmail.com

The Colchester Community Chorus presents its spring concert, “I Hear Music,” at Colchester High School at 7:30pm.  Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted.

Friday and Saturday, May 5th & 6th

The United Church of Fairfax is having a rummage sale at the Baptist Building, 1210 Main Street in Fairfax.  Hours are 3pm to 7pm on Friday and 9am to 2pm on Saturday.

The Ladies Aide Industria Rummage sale is being held at Burnham Hall in Lincoln from 8am to 6pm on Friday and 8am to noon on Saturday.

Saturday, May 6th

The Logger, Rusty DeWees, brings his “Tour of Comedy and Music” to the Enosburg Opera House to benefit the Franklin County Home Health Agency and The Friends of the Opera House.  Doors open at 6pm and the show is at 7pm.  Tickets are $25 and are available at www.enosburgoperahouse.org

Kids’ Day is happening in Burlington and the Fletcher Free Library invites everyone to stop by their table at Waterfront Park from 10am to 1pm to learn about the 2017 summer programs and summer lunch at the library.

The Essex County Suicide Prevention Coalition and the North Country Out of the Darkness Walk Planning Committee are having a Creative Bloc Paint & Sip at 6pm.  $40 includes two drinks, hors d’oeuvres and supplies.  RSVP by calling 572-2666

The Boys and Girls Club is having its 10th annual Kentucky Derby Dinner Gala at the Barn at Lang Farm in Essex.  Money raised will send 100 deserving kids to camp this summer.  For tickets, go www.clubderby.org or call 864-5263

The Vermont Genealogy Library at 377 Hegeman Avenue at Fort Ethan Allen in Colchester is holding a class on Genealogy Research in New York State with Dr. Anastasia Pratt, Clinton County Historian, from 10:30am to noon.  For more details, visit www.vtgenlib.org or call 310-9285

The Chazy American Legion Post 769 at 9509 Route 9 across from Chazy Orchards is hosting a Lula Roe Pop-up Boutique Fundraiser from 11am to 2pm.  For details, email reece77@charter.net

The Cornerstone Community Church, 26 Bombardier Road in Milton is hosting “Haircuts from the Heart” from 9am to 1pm.  There will be haircuts, face painting, nails and snacks.
Learn more at www.cornerstonevt.org

Green Up Day has been celebrated the first Saturday in May in Vermont since 1970.  Help clean up and green up in your town.  Join in this tradition statewide.  Go to www.greenupvermont.org

Saturday and Sunday, May 6th & 7th

The Binghamville Methodist Church is having its annual spring sale at the Fletcher Historical Society Building from 9am to 2pm on Saturday and from 10am to 2pm on Sunday.

Sunday, May 7th

The Green Mountain Chorus and Barbershop Harmony Society present “Be Our Guest!!” at 1pm at Colchester High School.  For tickets and information, call 864-5439 or visit www.greenmountainchorus.com

The COTS Walk is taking place at Battery Park in Burlington.  To register or learn more, go to www.cotsonline.org

A motorcycle ride to benefit the Relay for Life of Chittenden County and Team Jeremy begins and ends at Green Mountain Harley Davidson on Pearl Street in Essex Junction.  Registration starts at 9am and the ride leaves at 10am.  There will be a barbecue lunch after the ride.  For more information, email teamjeremy@hotmail.com

New Haven Congregational Church is having a chicken and biscuit dinner with seatings at noon and 1pm.  Take out is available.  Call Nancy for reservations at 545-2422.