Community Events

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...

2019 Poster Design Contest winner: Overall winner: Chloe Jenkins, of Chester, Grade 8.
WHITINGHAM- Spring has arrived and with it, Vermont’s annual Green-Up Day. On the first Saturday in May many towns throughout Vermont will receive a spring cleaning. Jacksonville and Whitingham volunteers should meet at the Town Hill playground Saturday, May 4, at 9:30 am, to select an area to...
DOVER- On Monday, April 29, at 6:30 pm, the Lions Club invites the community to an open house that includes a complimentary Italian dinner at The Gathering Place, 3 Mountain Park Plaza.  The public is invited to come meet with club members, and learn more about how Lions serve the Deerfield...

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