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Here is a list of Community & Non-Profit Events coming soon in our area: 

Tuesday, January 28th

An information session for its Trailblazers: Women in the Construction Trades program is taking place at North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters Hall, 5 Gregory Drive in South Burlington at 5:30 pm. Vermont Works for Women is offering training for women in the construction trades for ten weeks from March 2nd to May 2nd. Learn more at www.vtworksforwomen.org

Get a diploma, earn a GED, improve your computer skills and more with Vermont Adult Learning at an information session from 3 pm to 6 pm at Lawrence Public Library in Bristol. Call 388-4392, text 276-6920 or just stop by.

Thursday, January 30th

The Clinton County Historical Association has rescheduled “The Frank Purdy Story” for January 30th at the Lake Forest Senior Community Center, 8 Lake Forest Drive in Plattsburgh at 6:30 pm. Alexandra Thomas scanned and identified hundreds of Purdy’s photographs taken in the area during his life (1865-1935). The talk is free and open to the public.

Friday, January 31st

St. Francis Xavier School in Winooski is having a Calcutta at the Hampton Inn in Colchester with both live and silent auctions, dinner for two with your ball purchase and a chance to win $1500. Go to www.sfxcalcutta.org

Friday through Sunday, January 31st – February 2nd

The 2020 Colchester Winter Carnival kicks off Friday night with the “Colchester’s Got Talent Show” in the High School auditorium, activities are all day long Saturday including the Chili Cook-Off to benefit the Josh Pallotta Fund and the Ice Golf Scramble to benefit Camp Ta-Kum-Ta and there is ice skating on Sunday at the Airport Park Rink.

Saturday, February 1st

The Knights of Columbus at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 64 West Main Street in Richmond are hosting a French Canadian Supper starting at 5 pm.

The Lincoln Cooperative Preschool is hosting its annual Spaghetti Dinner at Burnham Hall in Lincoln from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. There will also be a 50/50 raffle.

All Saint’s Parish in Richford is hosting Bingo. Doors open at 11 am and the games begin at 1 pm.

The 25th Penguin Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Vermont takes place on Burlington’s Waterfront. To volunteer, sign up or learn more, go to www.penguinplunge.org

Sunday, February 2nd

The United Methodist Church, 24 West Allen Street in Winooski presents the history of the Buffalo Soldiers through stories and music from 2 pm to 4 pm in honor of Black History Month. The cavalry soldiers were based at Fort Ethan Allen in the early 1900s and many attended the Winooski church. All are welcome. Donations are appreciated.

Monday February 3rd

The Vermont Astronomical Society is having its monthly meeting and presentation at the Brownell Library in Essex Junction at 7:30 pm. The gathering begins at 7 pm with refreshments. All are invited. Learn more at www.vtastro.org

 Friday, February 7th

Waybridge Fire Department Spaghetti Dinner at the Waybridge Elementary School from 5 pm - 8 pm. Adults $10 kids 6 to 12 $5 and 6 and under Free Call Cody at 802-458-2233 with questions or for more information.