Community calendar

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


Monday, March 25th through Monday, May 20th

Vermont Works for Women holds training for women in the construction trades in Essex, Vermont at Skilltech Center for Technology.  Learn more at

Saturday, May 11th and every Saturday through the end of October

The Burlington Farmers’ Market opens Mother’s Day weekend and is new location in its 40th year.  Visit from 8:30am to 2pm at 345 Pine Street in the city’s South End.


Thursday, May 16th

Westport Federated Church on Main Street is hosting a roast beef dinner starting at 4:30pm.  Take out is available.

Friday, May 17th

All leashed dogs and well-behaved humans are welcome for the 4th annual Bark for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society at Collins Perley Complex in St. Albans beginning at 5pm.  To register or learn more, go to

VFW Post 6689 on Pearl Street in Essex Junction is having a wing night from 5:30pm to 7pm.  The public is invited.

Rock City, Barre’s one and only Rock and Roll chorus with 50 singers and a rocking band, performs at the Barre Elks Lodge, 10 Jefferson Street at 7:30pm.  Proceeds benefit Home Share Now.  For tickets and information, visit

Saturday, May 18th

The NW Chapter Master Gardeners annual Plant Sale is being held at the UVM Horticulture Farm, 65 Green Mountain Drive in South Burlington from 9am to 2pm.

The Tuftonboro United Methodist Church, 129 Mountain Road (Route 171) in New Hampshire is having a roast pork supper at 5pm.

The Wounded Warrior Project 2nd annual Auto Show is being held at VFW Post 1505, 1309 Route 9 in Keeseville from 9am to 3pm.  Preregister a car for $10 or on the day of the show, it is $15.  A Flea Market Table is $15.  Call 518-834-7501

The 2019 Cure SMA Vermont Walk-N-Roll is taking place at Oakledge Park in Burlington from 9am to 12:30pm.  Help with the treatment and cure of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the number one genetic cause of death for infants.  Register or donate at

Join in the Run for Wine 5K and a Cause at Vesco Ridge Vineyards, 167 Stratton Hill Road in West Chazy at noon.  This year, the proceeds of the race go to Sammie, a local boy who was born with a genetic disorder that causes him to live with congenital heart disease, seizures and developmental delays.  Visit

The Monkton Town Wide Yard Sale starts at 9am.  Stop by the fire station for maps and the Girl Scout Troop 30044 bake sale until 1pm.

The Colchester-Milton Rotary is hosting “Fill the Truck” with food for local families at Hannaford’s on Route 7 in Milton from 10am to 3pm.

Sunday, May 19th

New Haven Congregational Church is having a Chicken and Biscuit Dinner with seatings at noon and 1pm.  Take out is available.  For reservations, call Betsy at 453-2724

Harkenss United Methodist Church at 776 Hallock Hill Road in Peru, New York is selling Michigans for a Purpose from 11am to 2:30pm.  There will be live music and take out available and a collection for Elmore SPCA.

The 2nd annual Color for a Cause Fun Run/Walk to benefit the BackPack Program of Elizabethtown is being held at the Cobble Hill Golf Course in E-town with registration at 9am.  To register, email Ginger at or call 518-873-3207

The Hinesburg Community Band, South County Chorus and In Accord perform their Spring Concert of the Hinesburg Artist Series at Champlain Valley Union High School at 4:30pm.  The concert is free, but donations are appreciated.

The VFW Post 6689 on Pearl Street in Essex Junction is having an Auxiliary Breakfast from 9am to 11am.  The public is invited.

Ethan Allen Homestead Museum off of the Burlington Beltline presents lawyer and historian Paul Gilles with “The Law of the Hills: A Judicial History of Vermont” at 2pm.

Wednesday, May 22nd

The Stowe Performing Arts Noon Music in May presents the Craftsbury Chamber Players at Stowe Community Church, 187 Main Street.  It is free.

Friday, May 24th

VFW Post 6689 will participate in the Memorial Vigil at the First Congregational Church at 7pm with an open house to follow at the Post on Pearl Street in Essex Junction.  The public is invited.

Nora Guthrie presents a multimedia program, “What Pete Taught Woody” at North End Studio A, 294 North Winooski Avenue in Burlington at 7pm.  She will honor her father’s friendship with Pete Seeger and raise funds for the Sloop Clearwater.  For tickets, go to

Friday and Saturday, May 24th & 25th

The Jeffersonville Church at 16 Church Street is having its annual Lawn Sale from 8am to 3pm both days.

Saturday, May 25th

Following the Essex Junction Memorial Day Parade, VFW Post 6689 on Pearl Street is having a barbecue.  The public is welcome.

The North Hero Volunteer Fire Department Roast Beef Dinner is being held at the North Hero School on Route 2 from 4:30pm to 7pm.  No reservations necessary.  Come hungry.

St. Amadeus Parish, Main Street in Alburgh is holding a Vendors/Craft Sale from 9am to 2pm.

The Colchester-Milton Rotary Club encourages you to help with the annual “Fill the Truck” by donating non-perishable foods from 10am to 3pm at Price Chopper on Prim Road in Colchester for the community food shelves.

The White River Junction VA Medical Center is holding its annual Blessing of the Bikes in the front parking lot on Veterans Drive at 9:30am.  Everyone is welcome to attend as a motorcyclist or spectator.

The Monkton Friends Methodist Church, 78 Monkton Ridge is holding its annual plant and bake sale from 9am to 1pm.

Saturday and Sunday, May 25th & 26th

The Milton Art Center and Gallery is participating in the Vermont Open Weekend from 10am to 5pm both days.

St. Mary’s Church in Champlain, New York is celebrating its 52nd Annual Bazaar from 11am to 3pm on Saturday and 11am to 6pm on Sunday.  There is a car show, kids’ Tractor Pull, a grown-up Tractor Pull, food, entertainment and games for all ages.

Sunday, May 26th

The Westford Music Series presents Steve Hartmann from 4pm to 5pm at the White Church on the Common.  Free will donations are appreciated.

The Memorial Day Parade organized by the Chazy American Legion Post 769 kicks off at Chazy Orchards on Route 9 at noon.

Morning Sun Lodge is having a Pancake Breakfast at the Community Hall in Bridport from 7:30am to 10:30am to benefit the Masonic Scholarship Fund.

Monday, May 27th

The Vergennes Memorial Day Parade winds through the city starting at 11am.  The American Legion Post 14, 100 Armory Lane is holding its annual chicken barbecue following the parade at noon.  Take out is available.  All are invited.

Sunday, June 9th

The 2nd Annual Jeremy R. Williams ALS Golf Classic tees off at The Links at Lang Farm in Essex at 9am.  There will be lunch, contests and prizes at the best ball scramble.  To sign up or learn more, visit

Wednesday, June 12th

United Way of the Adirondack Region is having its 19th annual Olympian Celebrity Golf Classic at the Lake Placid Club Mountain Course.  The cost is $500 per team and includes greens fees, cart and a barbecue dinner.  To register or for more information, visit or call 518-563-0028