COMMUNITY CALENDAR Here is a list of Community & Non-Profit Events coming soon in our area:
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
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
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
Binghamville United Methodist Church in Fletcher is having a hot dish
supper with servings at 5pm and 6pm. To reserve tickets, call 849-2120
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
Ladies Union salad supper is being held at New Haven Congregational
Church at 6pm. For more information, call Carol at 453-5059
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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.
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
Saturday and Sunday, August 19th & 20th
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.
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.
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
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