Community Events

WILMINGTON- The holidays are here and along with the bustle of the season comes the time of year to give back. Shoppers donate spare change, offices host food drives, and groups of family and friends come together to volunteer. Community Bank NA is once again joining the festive spirit this year...
WILMINGTON-  People’s United Bank, Wilmington branch, and its Women In Leadership chapter invite the public to participate in the Tree of Warmth spirit of giving event.
All that is needed to participate is to bring in handmade, new or gently used hats, gloves, mittens, and scarves to drape...
The Last Chair, 267 VT Route 100 in Dover, is participating in Toys For Kids. Bring in a new, unused toy between now and Saturday, December 15, and get a free appetizer. Limit one appetizer per family.  All toys collected will go to Vermont families. For more information call (802) 464-1133.
WARDSBORO- On Tuesday, December 11, at 7 pm, at the Wardsboro Library on Main Street, there will be an Abenaki artifact presentation with Chief Roger Longtoe Sheehan.
Sheehan is chief of the Elnu Abenaki Tribe, based in southern Vermont.  He and his wife Linda will talk on various Abenaki...
TOWNSHEND- On Thursday, December 13, Grace Cottage Family Health will host a free blood pressure clinic, run by Community Health team member Bill Monahan, RN.
Those over 50 who have been told they have high blood pressure or who do not know their blood pressure are encouraged to attend....
WILMINGTON- Brattle­boro Savings & Loan is celebrating the grand opening of the downtown branch by offering free breakfast from 7 to 10 am to community members who stop in Thursday, December 13 to Saturday, December 15. For more information call (802) 464-2330.

Turn in your receipts from participating merchants to the Deerfield Valley Southern Vermont Chamber of Commerce through December 24 to earn a $5 coupon.
WILMINGTON- Holiday shoppers are once again invited to join in the annual “Eat, Sleep, Shop Local” holiday shopping campaign sponsored by Wilmington Works along with the town of Wilmington event fund. Keep shopping dollars local and earn rewards that can be spent in any participating shop in town...
JACKSONVILLE- The annual holiday cookie exchange will be held on Sunday, December 9, at 1:30 pm, in the downstairs of the Whitingham church.
Participants are asked to bring three dozen cookies to swap and some for snacking. Juice will be provided. All are welcome.
The secret pal...
WHITINGHAM- The sixth annual Jessica’s Closet holiday prize bingo event will be held on Friday, December 7, at 6:30 pm, at the Whitingham Municipal Center, 2948 Route 100. Cost of admission is $15.
Participants who bring a nonperishable food item for the Deerfield Valley Food Pantry will...
WILMINGTON- Due to an unexpected family illness, the second annual Pettee Memorial Library open house was postponed.  The library is now inviting all community members to drop by on Saturday, December 8, from 12 to 4 pm.  
The library will be showcasing the new STEM toys and games, doing...

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