Community Events

READSBORO- The senior luncheon at the First Baptist Church of Readsboro will be held on Wednesday, September 11, at noon.  The menu will be shepherd’s pie, broccoli salad, and pudding.
Bingo is available before the meal. All ages are welcome to attend. A donation from seniors and $4.50...
WILMINGTON- Join Bartleby’s Books for Pete’s Peculiar Pizza Party on Saturday, September 14, at 4 pm.
It’s a party, a party, a perfect pizza party. That’s what Pete the Cat thinks as he piles the pie high with his favorite topping—pepperoni. But then his friends come over and add their own...

Will Melton will discuss the book about his father’s experiences in WWII.
WILMINGTON-  The Historical Society of Wilmington will host Will Melton on Wednesday, September 11, at 7 pm, at the Barber House Museum, 5 Lisle Hill.
When historian Herman Melton reached age 89, his son Will convinced him to postpone his latest writing project and chronicle instead his...
DOVER- The Dover Holiday Craft Fair is celebrating its fifth year. Artists and crafters are being sought to join the festivities on Saturday, December 7, from 10 am to 4 pm.
The fair takes place at the Dover Town Hall. Contact Jeannette Eckert for an application form at (802) 348-7910 or...
There will be an open house to celebrate Lucille and Harold Rice’s 60th wedding anniversary. They were married August 1, 1959, in Jacksonville.  The celebration will be from 1 to 4 pm on Saturday, September 7, at the Masonic Hall on East Main Street in Wilmington. All are welcome. No gifts,...

Maria Stewart, left, and Katie Boyd.
Wings Community Programs Advisory Board has announced the promotion of Katie Boyd and hiring of Maria Stewart as co-directors of Wings.  Wings provides after-school and summer programming for youth in kindergarten through grade 12 in the Windham Southwest Supervisory Union.
BRATTLEBORO- Know the story of Lucy Terry Prince, 18th century Guilford landowner and the first extant African-American poet? How about Royall Tyler, who wrote “The Contrast,” the first comedy performed in the new United States and enjoyed by George Washington at his inaugural?
Experience...
Halifax- The Halifax Union Society concludes its worship season Sunday, September 1, with a 6 pm service at the church at 44 Stowe Mountain Road in Halifax Center. The Rev. Dr. Marcia Dorey is pastor and organist Merrillyn Courser leads the singing of hymns requested by the congregation.
A...
BENNINGTON- The Southern Vermont Garlic and Herb Festival will be held at Camelot Village on Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1. Gates open at 10 am and close at 5 pm each day.
This farmers’ market-style festival is known for its cascading rows of 200-plus garlic vendors, kids...
READSBORO- On Saturday, August 31, from 5 to 7 pm, a public turkey dinner will be held at the South Readsboro Community Club at 1359 Bosley Hill.
The meal includes  roast turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable, coleslaw, and cranberry sauce.  Blueberry shortcake will be the...

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