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

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Through the end of May

May is National Foster Care Month in Vermont where there are over one-thousand children and youth served by the program.  Learn more at

Saturday, June 3rd

Girl Scout Troop 61489 is hosting their 2nd annual Touch-A-Truck event at Georgia Elementary and Middle School from 10am to 1pm.  Fun for the whole family includes face painting, local food vendors and 30 local business vehicles.

Saturday and Sunday, June 3rd & 4th

Moving Light Dance Company presents “The Wizard of Oz” at the Barre Opera House Saturday at 7pm and Sunday at 2pm.  For tickets and information, visit

Saturday, June 10th

Big Beautiful Life is having a Run, Walk or Roll event at Founders Memorial School in Essex in memory of 12-year-old Addi Carroll from 10am to noon.  Sponsor, donate, form teams, participate in person or virtually or volunteer to help area children in medical crisis.  Find them on Facebook or go to

The University of Vermont Home Health is having its annual 5k Fun Run and Jiggety Jog to benefit the McClure Miller Respite House in Colchester.  To register or volunteer, visit

Saturday, June 10th        

Join us for the Big Beautiful Life 5k Run Walk & Roll (virtual or in person)! Get your body moving and have fun while helping us raise money to provide joy kits to kids in medical crisis as well as awareness for organizations that help them thrive. We will honor our forever 12-year old inspiration, Addi Carroll, 15A1, Essex Fire, on her first Angel-versary by having Addi’s Engine (Essex Fire) start the in-person race and end the race with a dance party with mascots at the finish!  Sign up, then share and challenge others to join us to have fun while supporting several good causes! Details HERE

Through Sunday, June 11th

The 8th annual Med47 Garden Shoppe is in operation at 3319 S. 116 in Bristol.  Support the Brendon P. Cousino Med47 Foundation by stopping by.  Visit

Vermont Fish and Wildlife are asking drivers to be alert for turtles on the roadway, especially near ponds and wetlands in late May and early June.  Most turtles can be picked up and carried across the road out of harms way.  However, snapping turtles have long necks and a powerful bite and lack colorful lines, spots and other markings.