Here is a list of Community & Non-Profit Events coming soon in our area:
Saturday, May 11th and every Saturday through the end of October
The Burlington Farmers’ Market opens Mother’s Day weekend and is a new location in its 40th year. Visit from 8:30 am to 2 pm at 345 Pine Street in the city’s South End.
Monday, August 19th
It’s Movie Monday at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington at 1 pm with the showing of “Muppets from Space” for ages 6 and up.
Wednesday, August 21st
The Ladies Union at New Haven Congregational Church is having a Salad Supper at 6 pm. All are welcome.
Thursday, August 22nd
Fletcher Free Library in Burlington is having a “Young Composers Workshop” with Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival composers from 3 pm to 4 pm. It is for ages 7 and up, but all are welcome.
Saturday, August 24th
The 38th annual Vergennes Day is being celebrated with a pancake breakfast at the fire station, 60-plus vendors in City Park, wagon rides, the Little City Race and the Lions Club chicken barbecue.
VFW Post 6689 at 73 Pearl Street in Essex Junction brings veteran-owned breweries and food vendors for a Tap Takeover from 1 pm to 7 pm to raise money for Vermont Paws and Boots that partners rescue dogs and disabled veterans and first responders. All are invited.
The Knights of Columbus are having a chicken barbecue at All Saint’s Parish Hall in Richford from 1 pm to 4 pm.
Crown Point is hosting its 4th annual Corn Festival from 1 pm to 6 pm with a farmer’s market, crafts, flea market, food, live music and fun for the whole family.
The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is hosting five free hunting seminars starting with “Hunting Vermont Black Bears” at Linwood Smith’s Archery Shop, 281 Old Bradley Road in St. Johnsbury from 9 am to 1 pm. To register and learn more, go to www.vtfishandwildlife.com
Sunday, August 25th
The Waterville Union Church and the Second Congregational Church in Jeffersonville are holding a riverside baptismal service at the Dorothy Smith Fishing Access at noon. Anyone who wishes to be baptized is invited.
Harkness and Keeseville United Methodist Churches are serving their annual “Michigans for a Mission” from 11 am to 2 pm at Harkness United, 776 Hallock Hill Road in Peru, N.Y. Take out is available. There will be a bake sale table and they’ll be taking a donation for the Elmore SPCA.
Wednesday, August 28th
People’s Trust Company at 1 Franklin Park West in St. Albans is hosting a free seminar “Payroll Essentials: Becoming An Employer in the State of Vermont” from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm with David Mount, the founder, and owner of the Westaff franchise in the state. Registration is required. Go to www.champlainvalley.score.org/event/payroll-essentials