Community Events

VERMONT- On May 1 parishes throughout the statewide Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington will have food drives to support their local food shelves or parish operated food pantries in honor of the feast of St. Joseph the Worker. 
This initiative was created in collaboration with the Vermont...

Windham County- Open house events, called Teddy Bear Teas, will be happening at many area elementary schools this spring. The Teddy Bear Teas are for families with children ages 0 to 5. The purpose of the teas is for children and their families to get connected with their community school...

Green Up Day 2020 poster
Whitingham- Pick up Green Up trash bags and get out in the community on Saturday, May 1, to clean up neighborhood roads and waterways. Volunteers make a huge difference for the environment.  
In Whitingham, bags will be left out for individual pickup by participants at Town Hill Park at 9...
Readsboro- The Readsboro Lions Club, in conjunction with the cemetery commission, has decided it would be best not to have the annual Memorial Day weekend hospitality tent this year due to COVID-19.
For more information contact P.G. Carrier,  Lions Club president, at (802) 423-7606. 
WILMINGTON- On Sunday, May 2, the Deerfield Valley Lions Club will host an open house at the Southern Vermont Deerfield Valley Chamber of Commerce from 11 am to 3 pm.  Lions Club members will be on hand to chat with anyone who is interested in joining the club, or just curious about the club’s...

Julie Lineberger
VERMONT- On Wednesday, April 28, at 5 pm, the Vermont Women’s Fund and the Vermont Community Foundation will co-host “This Way Up,” a virtual event to examine the potential of women’s entrepreneurship, the opportunities and pitfalls associated with business ownership, and why gender impacts...
WILMINGTON- Green Up Day is May 1.  It is a statewide event coordinated by individual towns. Volunteers of all ages are encouraged to help clean up in their towns by picking up litter.
All interested volunteers in Wilmington should come to Buzzy Towne Park on South Main Street any time...

On April 24 get rid of expired or unwanted prescriptions.
VERMONT- This weekend the Drug Enforcement Administration will once again conduct one of its most popular community programs:  National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. 
On Saturday, April 24, between 10 am and 2 pm, the public can dispose of their expired, unused, and unwanted...

Jennifer Mack-Watkins, Daricia Mia DeMarr, and Novella Ford.
BRATTLEBORO- Artist Jennifer Mack-Watkins, Daricia Mia DeMarr of Black Women in Visual Art, and Novella Ford of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture discuss Black identity and representation in art in “Holding Space: Reflections on Children of the Sun,” an online conversation...
Windham County- The Windham County Branch of the NAACP will host its second annual Freedom Fund Dinner on Friday, April 23, from 7 to 8:30 pm via Zoom. 
The speaker for the evening will be Vermont State Senator Kesha Ram, who is the first woman of color and the youngest woman in history to...

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