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

Wednesday, February 26th

The Advocacy and Resource Center, 231 New York Road in Plattsburgh is hosting a job fair for people with disabilities in Clinton County from 2pm to 6pm. Go to www.cviarc.org or call

518-563-0930

Thursday, February 27th

Fletcher Free Library in Burlington invites children ages 4-to-8 to “Kids Keeping the Beat!”

Percussion Workshop from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm. Play music on items brought from home.

Saturday, February 29th

The Vermont Genealogy Library, 377 Hegeman Avenue, Fort Ethan Allen in Colchester presents Dr. Anastasia Pratt, Clinton County Historian, with “Genealogical Research in New York State” from 10:30 am to noon. There is a suggested $10 fee. Learn more at www.vtgenlib.org or call 310-9285

Sunday, March 1st

The Veterans Court Upper Valley Chapter is hosting their first “Winterfest and Ski-A-Thon” with Jamie Lee Thurston. Get tickets at www.vetscount.org/nh/events For more information, call 802-371-8053

Holy Angels Church at 524 Devils Den Road in Altona is having an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 8 am to noon. Take out is available.

Monday, March 2nd

North Country Chamber of Commerce Ski Day at Whiteface Mountain is Thursday, March 5th with tickets only $37 for members and $47 for non-members. Tickets must be purchased through the chamber by March 2nd. Go to www.northcountrychamber.com or call 518-563-1000

Wednesday, March 4th

First Wednesdays present Middlebury professor Matthew Evan Taylor with a discussion about Nina Simone’s 1964 protest song “Mississippi Goddam” and the reaction to it by radio stations at the time. The talk is at the Brownell Library in Essex Junction at 7 pm. It is free and open to the public.

Friday, March 6th

St. Ambrose Parish, 11 School Street in Bristol, is having an all-you-can-eat Lenten Fish Fry from 5 pm to 7 pm.

Sacred Heart Parish, 8 Hall Street in Chazy is having its annual Fish Fry from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

VFW Post 6689, Pearl Street in Essex Junction is having a fish dinner from 6 pm to 7 pm. The public is invited.

Vermont Works for Women is hosting the Lunafest Film Festival with shorts films about and by women at Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center on Burlington’s Waterfront. The reception begins at 5:30 pm and the films start at 7 pm. Learn more at www.vtworksforwomen.org

Saturday, March 7th

The Mooers United Methodist Church is having an all-you-can-eat chicken & biscuit dinner from 4 pm to 7 pm at the Mooers Fire Department.

The Knights of Columbus are hosting Bingo at the All Saints Parish Hall in Richford. Doors open at 11 am and the games begin at 1 pm.

The Alburgh Sno Springers Snowmobile Club is holding a drag-racing event at Sunset Lake on Route 2, one mile north of the village. There are 17 Race Classes including 12 and under. Registration begins at 8 am and the races start at noon. Admission for adult spectators is $10.

For more information, contact Russell at 802-752-6611 or find it on Facebook.

The Vermont Genealogy Library, 377 Hegeman Avenue, Fort Ethan Allen in Colchester presents Michael Dwyer, with “mtDNA” from 10:30 am to noon. There is a suggested $10 fee. Learn more at www.vtgenlib.org or call 310-9285

Sunday, March 8th

Samaritan House, Inc. in St. Albans has been selected by El Gato Cantina on lower (169) Church Street in Burlington to benefit their cause with 20% of the cost of your meal donated from noon to 9 pm. You must RSVP at www.groupraise.com/events/135476 and mention Samaritan House.

The Alburgh Public Library on Main Street is hosting Super Sunday to raise money and awareness for CIDER of Grand Isle County from 2 pm to 5 pm. There will food, crafts, and entertainment.

Sunday, March 15th

Rokeby Museum on Route 7 in Ferrisburgh presents “Reading Rowland Evans Robinson” at 3 pm with Dean Leary. The program encourages those planning to attend to read selections of his writings available by emailing the museum.

Thursday, March 26th

The Spectrum Youth and Services annual Sleep Out to benefit and raise awareness about homelessness among teenagers and young adults takes place in Burlington. St. Albans is having its first Sleep Out on April 16th and Student Sleep Outs are happening April 2nd – 4th. To learn more, visit www.spectrumvt.org

Through March 31st

The American Red Cross Vermont and New Hampshire region is in need of volunteers to respond to local disasters and help at blood drives. Go to www.redcross.org/volunteer or call 802-735-8841

The Vermont Department of Health is offering free kits to test your home for radon, which enters the home from surrounding soil and bedrock increasing risk for lung cancer. Email radon@vermont.gov or call 1-800-439-8550

Through Wednesday, April 1st

The Milton Ice Out 2020 50/50 raffle tickets are on sale for one dollar each to benefit to support the annual Independence Day Celebration. The closest date and time to when the ice goes out on Arrowhead Mountain Lake will win half the jackpot. Learn more at the Milton Recreation Department.