Community Events

WILMINGTON- The Historical Society of Wilmington will hold its annual potluck dinner and election of officers on Wednesday, August 8, at 6 pm at the museum at 5 Lisle Hill.
All are welcome and encouraged to attend and bring a dish to share.  Beverages will be provided along with plates and...
DOVER- On Monday, August 6, the Dover Free Library presents Musical Monday Night Movies with the feature film “Ziegfeld Girl” starring James Stewart, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, and Lana Turner.  
Showtime is 5:30 pm. Runtime is 132 minutes.  This film is not rated.  Movie night at the...
MARLBORO-  On Saturday, August 4, the public is invited to meet up for an insect safari.
The Cambridge Entomological Club and the Vermont Entomological Society are coming to the Hogback Mountain conservation area to spend a day and a night looking for insects, roaming through the woods,...

Mom’s WWII Letters
DOVER- On Friday, August 3, at 7 pm, the Dover Free Library will present “Reconstructing History and Genealogy: Mom’s WWII Letters,” a slideshow presentation by Corinne Smith.  
In May 2017, Smith found her mother’s stash of more than 100 letters from 16 servicemen she had corresponded...
WILMINGTON- Pettee Memorial Library has announced that their new series, Wilmington YOUniversity, will begin on Saturday, August 1, at the Old School Library, 1 School Street,  starting at 5:30 pm.   
Wilmington YOUniversity was created to enable community members to share their passions,...

Grace Cottage’s Fair Day last year was a great success.
TOWNSHEND- Grace Cottage Hospital Fair Day happens on Saturday, August 4. This free all-day, family-friendly event runs from 9 am to 5 pm, with activities to please the whole family including a live all-day auction; a birthday parade with dancing stork and bagpipes (10 am); bargain booths with...

Contestants and spectators prepare for the annual pie eating contest at a previous Blueberry Block Party.
WILMINGTON- Wilmington Works hosts the annual blueberry block party on South Main Street on Saturday, August 4, from 5 to 8 pm. The grand finale to the Deerfield Valley Blueberry Festival, the block party will feature live music, crafts, food, and fun for all.
Partygoers are invited to...
DOVER- Mad Science of New England presents “Good Vibrations - The Science of Sound”  on Tuesday, July 31, at 6 pm at the Dover Free Library.
This fun, educational, and hands-on workshop will introduce kids ages 6 to 10 to the physics of sound including concepts like vibration, frequency (...

Vermont author Yvonne Daley
WILMINGTON- The public is invited to join Bartleby’s Books at 17 West Main Street, for a reading, discussion and signing with Vermont author Yvonne Daley on Thursday, August 2, at 5 pm. Daley will be reading from her new book, “Going Up the Country: When the Hippies, Dreamers, Freaks, and...
NEWFANE- Restorative Community Justice of Southern Vermont will hold a free training on restorative practices on Tuesday, July 31, from 1 to 4 pm, at the Old Schoolhouse, 414 Dover Road in South Newfane.
These restorative trainings, held monthly and always free to the community, teach...

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