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

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.

Tuesday, March 10th

The Vermont Genealogy Library, 377 Hegeman Avenue, Fort Ethan Allen in Colchester and the Burlington Irish Heritage Festival are having a free 90 minute talk, “Research Your Irish Ancestors” at 7pm. Learn more at www.vtgenlib.org

Wednesday, March 11th

The Advocacy and Resource Center, 231 New York Road in Plattsburgh, is hosting a job fair for people to work with intellectually developmentally disabled people in Clinton County from 2pm to 6pm. Earn up to $18 per hour. All day parts and full and part time jobs are available. Go to www.cviarc.org or call 518-563-0930

The Green Mountain Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America is meeting at the Ascension Lutheran Church, 95 Allen Road in South Burlington at 9:30am. The first meeting is free. Bring a project and a bagged lunch. For more information, call 879-0198

Friday, March 13th

Carolyn’s Highgate Methodist Community Center, 3227 Route 78, is having a meatloaf dinner from 4:30pm to 6:30pm. To reserve for eat-in or take-out, call 868-4921

Saturday, March 14th

The 33rd Northwestern Vermont Model Railroad Association, Inc. Train Show takes place at the Collins Perley Sports and Fitness Center, Exit 19 of I-89 in St. Albans from 10am to 4pm. Learn more at www.nwvrailroad.org

The 11th annual Howard Center Curling Challenge is being held inside the Cairns Arena in South Burlington. Come cheer on the 128 participants on 32 teams.

The Vermont Odyssey of the Mind Tournament, a problem-solving competition for students of all ages, is happening at Champlain Valley Union High School in Hinesburg from 8am to 5pm. Learn more at www.vt.odysseyofthemind.org

The Enosburg Opera House is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day Party with corned beef and cabbage, beer and entertainments with Vermont’s own Celtic Rock Band, Prydein. The festivities begin at 7pm. For more details, go to www.enosburgoperahouse.org

The American Legion Post 91, 3650 Roosevelt Highway in Colchester, invites all area military Veterans to an informational gathering on benefits, claims and advocacy between 9am and 3pm.

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.

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

Ethan Allen Homestead Museum off of Burlington’s Belt Line presents “The Boston Masacre: Propaganda and the Politics of Anti-British America” with Susan Ouellette at 2pm. The talk is free, but donations are appreciated.

The Addison Volunteer Fire Department is having an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 7am to 11am at the Fire Station located at the junction of Routes 17 and 22A.

The Champlain Valley Fiddler’s Club invites all to join them to sing, dance or play an instrument at the Middlebury VFW on Exchange Street from 11am to 4pm. Refreshments will be available.

Wednesday, March 18th

The New Haven Congregational Church Ladies Union is hosting a Crock Pot Dinner at the church starting at 6pm.

Friday, March 20th

St. Ambrose Parish, 11 School Street in Bristol is having their 2nd Lenten Fish Fry from 5pm to 7pm.

The VFW Post 6689 on Pearl Street in Essex Junction is having a Wing Night from 5:30pm to 7pm. All are welcome

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.