Community calendar

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


UPCOMING EVENT

Wednesday, February 21st

Vermont Humanities present “Self-Confessed: The Comics of Alison Bechdel” with the artist/playwright at Ira Allen Chapel on the University of Vermont campus at 7pm.

Thursday, February 22nd

The White River Junction Veterans Affairs Medical Center is holding a Veteran Town Hall from 3pm to 4pm in Building 44, Room 103.  Veterans, families and the general public are welcome.

A blood drive for the American Red Cross is being held at WCAX-TV, 30 Joy Drive in South Burlington from 11:30am to 4:30pm.  Schedule an appointment at www.redcrossblood.org

Friday, February 23rd

St. Ambrose Parish in Bristol is holding its 18th annual Lenten Fish Fry from 5pm to 7pm.

Saturday, February 24th

February 24th is the deadline for local Veterans to submit their artwork for competition.  It will be displayed at the White River Junction VA on Friday, March 9th from 9am to 2pm.  Top finishers will compete nationally in the fall at the VA in Des Moines, Iowa.  For more information, contact Brooke Robinson Drew at 802-295-9363, ext. 5454

The Ladies Union at the New Haven Congregational Church is holding a rummage sale from 9am to 1pm.

The Peru Volunteer Fire Department is having a car wash from 8am to noon on every Saturday through the end of March.

Burlington Parks and Recreation is holding a Senior Prom with music, dance, food, drink, poker and more at O.N.E. Community Center (formerly St. Joseph’s School) at 20 Allen Street from 5pm to 8pm.  Jenni Johnson and the Junketeers are performing.  It is free, but you must sign up by phone at 864-0123 or on-line at www.enjoyburlington.com

The Vermont Genealogy Library at 377 Hegeman Avenue, Fort Ethan Allen in Colchester presents their resources of books, microfilm and databases from 10:30am to noon.  There is a suggested $10 donation.  Learn more at www.vtgenlib.org or call 310-9285

A dance to help road Foreman Djay Leach injured in an accident is being held at the Fletcher Grange, 122 Cambridge Road from 7pm to 10pm.  Dance to the Nottingham Drive Band.  Tickets are available at the door.

Saturday and Sunday, February 24th & 25th

The Hague Fish and Game Club is hosting an ice fishing tournament from 6am to dusk both days.  Registration is $30 for both days.  For more details, go to their Facebook page.

Sunday, February 25th

The Chazy American Legion Post 769, 9509 Route 9 across from Chazy Orchards is hosting a country breakfast from 8am to 11am.  All are invited.

Musicians Karen McFeeters and John Gibbons are performing at the Milton Art Center and Gallery from 1pm to 3pm.  Artist Cheryl Alwine is leading a workshop on straw weaving.  It is free and all are welcome.  Learn more at www.miltonartistsguild.org

Monday, February 26th

February 26th is the deadline to purchase tickets through the North Country Chamber of Commerce for the 18th annual Chamber Ski Day at Whiteface Mountain on March 1st.
Go to www.northcountrychamber.com or call 518-563-1000

Saturday, March 10th

The annual Howard Center “Curling Challenge” is taking place at Cairns Arena in South Burlington and is produced in partnership with the Green Mountain Curling Club.  To learn more or register a team, visit www.howardcenter.org

Sunday, March 18th – Tuesday, March 20th

Special Olympics Vermont is holding its Winter Games at Pico Mountain in Killington.  Volunteers are needed.  Learn more at www.specialolympicsvermont.org