Community Events


Grace Cottage offers a variety of wellness programs that will enhance participants’ lives.
TOWNSHEND- On Tuesdays from May 14 to June 18 Grace Cottage Hospital is offering a free six-week Healthy Aging educational series for women 60 and over. The casual meetings will focus on matters of the mind, body, and spirit.
The group will be led by Deb Brown, RN. Brown is a diabetes...
READSBORO- On Wednesday, May 8, at noon, the Friendly Mission Circle invites everyone to the First Baptist Church, 7030 Main Street, to an Italian meal.The menu will be spaghetti and homemade meatballs with tomato sauce, green salad, garlic bread, and tiramisu for dessert.  
Cost is a $3....
HALIFAX- There will be a pancake breakfast from 7 to 10 am, on Saturday, May 4, at the Halifax Community Hall, 20 Brook Road.
The menu includes three kinds of pancakes with Halifax maple syrup, sausage, eggs Benedict or  scrambled eggs, hash brown casserole, fresh fruit, juice, and coffee...
BENNINGTON- The Vermont Veterans Home has announced that the Veterans Community Garden will be offered again this year.  This initiative is to support members of the veteran community who have a desire to grow their own wholesome organic food, but do not have the space at home.  On a first come,...

This mother loon takes her chick for a ride.
WILMINGTON- On Wednesday, May 8, at 7 pm, local photographer Nicki Steel will offer a loon presentation at the Wilmington Historical Society, 5 Lisle Hill. For more information call Julie at (802) 464-3004.
The Deerfield River is a tributary of the Connecticut River, depicted here in Thomas Cole’s 1836 painting
DEERFIELD VALLEY-The Vermont Community Foundation and the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts have announced the 2019 grant cycle for the Deerfield River Enhancement Fund, which was established in 1999 for the environmental preservation of the Deerfield River Watershed. Letters of...
DOVER- The town’s Green Up Day will be held on Saturday, May 4, rain or shine.  Community volunteers of all ages are encouraged to help clean up by picking up litter from roadsides and public places.  All interested volunteers should meet at the Dover Elementary School at 9 am for special Green...
BRATTLEBORO- On Wednesday, May 1, from noon to 1:30 pm at The River Garden, 157 Main Street, Brattleboro Area Hospice will host “But… What About the Other Caregivers? Animal Caregivers for the Dying and Bereaved.” This event is free and the public is encouraged to attend.
Companion animals...
GUILFORD- The Guilford Community Church, UCC, will hold its annual book sale on Saturday, April 27, from 10 am to 2 pm.
An extensive selection of current books will be offered.  This fundraiser aids the church in supporting many human service organizations, both locally and globally....
BRATTLEBORO- On Thursday, May 2, from 4 to 6 pm, Brattleboro Area Hospice,191 Canal Street, will make a memorial flag to honor someone who has died.  Creating a memorial flag can be a valuable activity to help with grief.  
Children are welcome and must be accompanied by an adult.   No...

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