Community Events Calendar

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

ONGOING EVENT

Monday, March 25th through Monday, May 20th

Vermont Works for Women holds training for women in the construction trades in Essex, Vermont at Skilltech Center for Technology.  Learn more at www.vtworksforwomen.org

Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 25th – 28th and May 2nd – 5th

Middlebury Community Players present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” a winner of two 2005 Tony Awards, at the Town Hall Theater in Middlebury.  For times and tickets, go to www.townhalltheater.org


UPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday, April 10th

First Wednesdays present Champlain College professor Nancy Nahra with “Amelia” at 7pm.  Learn about Amelia Earhart, her accomplishments as a pilot, her remarkable life and disappearance.  It is free and open to the public.

Thursday, April 11th

The North Country Chamber of Commerce is hosting a seminar on “Spill Team Training” from 8am to noon at the chamber office on Route 9 in Plattsburgh.  To register or learn more, go to www.northcountrychamber.com or call 518-563-1000

Friday, April 12th

The Epilepsy Foundation of Vermont presents its 12th Annual “The Big Chill’ at Bayside Park in Mallett’s Bay, Colchester on Sunday, April 14th.  Teams and individuals pledge to jump in the water  and must pre-register by noon on April 12th.  To participate or volunteer, email epilepsy@sover.net or call 318-1575

St. Ambrose Parish, 11 School Street in Bristol is having its annual all-you-can-eat Lenten Fish Fry from 5pm to 7pm.

Friday and Saturday, April 12th & 13th

Williston Federated Church at 44 Williston Road is having a rummage sale from 9am to 6pm on Friday and 9am to noon on Saturday.

Saturday, April 13th

The Mooers Fire Department is having its annual Easter Raffle at 6pm at the fire station.  There will be 36 rounds of raffles and a light supper buffet at the end of the evening.

The Greek Orthodox Church at the corner of South Willard Street and Ledge Road in Burlington is having a pastry sale that starts at 10am and take-out dinner from 11am to 7pm.

Vermont Youth Dance presents “Turn to Stone, A Journey to Narnia” at Mount Mansfield Union High School at 1pm.  For tickets and information, visit vermontyouthdancers.org

The Georgia United Methodist Church in Georgia Center is having its annual Sugar-on-Snow Supper with servings at 4:30pm and 6pm.  For reservations, call 893-4413

The Vermont Genealogy Library on Hegeman Avenue at Fort Ethan Allen in Colchester presents Dan Bean with a discussion about Orphan Trains, who road them, why were they used and for what period in our history.  The talk is from 10:30am to noon and there is a $10 suggested donation.  Learn more at www.vtgenlib.org

The Franklin-Grand Isle Bookmobile’s annual “Big Rig Day” is happening at the Swanton Municipal Complex from 9am to noon.

The Burlington Choral Society presents music for Lent and Easter at College Street Congregational Church in Burlington at 7:30pm.  Tickets are available at the Flynn Box Office and at www.flynntix.org

Sunday, April 14th

The Burlington Choral Society presents music for Lent and Easter at The Unitarian Church in Montpelier at 4pm.  Tickets are available at the Flynn Box Office and at www.flynntix.org

The VFW Post 6689 on Pearl Street in Essex Junction is having a community breakfast from 9am to 11am.  All are welcome.

Join the Dream Big 5K Race at Essex Middle School from 8am to noon to support the EDD  Memorial Fund for adaptive sports programs in Vermont and New York.  Learn more at www.eddfund.org/dream-big-5k.html

St. Amadeus Parish, 75 North Main Street in Alburgh is having an all-you-can-eat Maple Breakfast from 9am to noon.

Daughters of Isabella Circle #1409 is having a Palm Sunday Breakfast following the 8:30am and 10:30am Masses at St. Ann Church, Main Street in Milton.  Price is by donation.

St. John the Baptist Church, 222 Missisquoi Street in Enosburg Falls is putting on a Pancake Breakfast from 8am to noon.

St. Rose of Lima Church in South Hero is hosting their annual Palm Sunday Buffet Breakfast from 7:30am to 11:30am.  All are welcome.

The Morrisville Fire Department is holding their annual Easter Bunny Breakfast from 8am to noon at the fire station.

Monday, April 15th

“Tackling Mental Health and Addiction – How I Found My Way” with Ryan Leaf is taking place at Majestic 10 in Williston at 6:30pm on April 17th.  Seating is limited for this free event.  RSVP by April 15th to Selma at shebib@northcountry.org or by calling 802-264-6712

Wednesday, April 17th

The Howard Center presents “Brain Health: What’s the Heart Got to Do with It?” with Michael LaMantia, MD from 6pm to 7:30pm at 1 Howard Street in Burlington.  All are welcome.

Thursday, April 18th

The Town of Hinesburg is hosting a night of storytelling, discussion and education about the Hinesburg Town Forest now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  The event is from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Town Hall.

Friday, April 19th

VFW Post 6689 on Pearl Street in Essex Junction is having a Wing Night from 5:30pm to 7pm.  All are welcome.

Saturday, April 20th

A free Hemp Workshop on how to grow hemp is being held at the Abbey Restaurant in Enosburg from 1pm to 4pm followed by a social hour.  Register to events@colomont.com

Wednesday, April 24th

“Check Your Ego at the Door, A Bold Talk about Sexism” with Retired Army National Guard Diversity Officer Doris Sumner is being held at the Milton Community Room (next to the library) on Bombardier Road from 6pm to 7:45pm.  RSVP to doris@itsallaboutego.com

Thursday, April 25th

The Clinton County Historical Association presents “Clinton County’s Civil War Soldiers” at 4pm at Lake Forest Senior Living Community, 8 Forest Drive in Plattsburgh.  The event is free and open to the public.

The Westport Federated Church on Main Street is having a chicken & biscuit dinner starting at 4:30pm.  Take out is available.

Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 25th – 28th and May 2nd – 5th

Middlebury Community Players present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” a winner of two 2005 Tony Awards, at the Town Hall Theater in Middlebury.  For times and tickets, go to www.townhalltheater.org

Friday, April 26th

The Charlotte Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services Annual Banquet is taking place at The Old Lantern on Greenbush Road starting at 6pm with dinner, awards and dancing.  Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.  Call 425-3111

Sunday, May 5th

The Vermont Youth Orchestra performs “Sketches from The New World” at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts in Burlington at 3pm.  Learn more at www.vyo.org

The 20th annual Run/Walk for Jim, who was a teacher in St. Albans and died of brain cancer at age 45, is being held at the Collins Perley Sports and Fitness Center at I-89 Exit 19.  The Kids’ race is at 8:30am and the 5K Run/Walk is at 9:30am.  To register, go to www.runforjimbashaw.com