Community calendar

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

ONGOING EVENTS

Throughout October

Sweet Clover Market at Essex Shoppes and Cinema in Essex is collecting cookbook donations and selling them at $5 each throughout the month to raise money for Steps to End Domestic Violence. 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday, October 17th

Mater Christi School, 50 Mansfield Avenue in Burlington is having a Fall Open House from 8:30am to 11am.  Please register to attend by calling 658-3992

Thursday, October 18th

Westport Federated Church, 6486 Main Street, is having a chicken and biscuit dinner starting at 4:30pm.  Take out is available.  Donations of non-perishable food items for the Food Shelf are appreciated.

The Binghamville Church in Fletcher is having a baked ham supper with seatings at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm.  For reservations, call 849-2120

Friday, October 19th

The VFW Post on Pearl Street in Essex Junction invites the public for “Wing Night” from 5:30pm to 7pm.

Friday through Sunday, October 19th – 21st

Champlain Valley Quilt Guild and Vermont Modern Quilt Guild present the 34th annual Quilt Show at the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction.  Learn more at www.cvqgvt.org

Saturday, October 20th

A Trick or Trot 5k, 10k Trail Run is taking place at Morse Farm Sugarworks in Montpelier starting at 9am to benefit the YWCA Camp Hochelaga Centennial Celebration on June 15th.  For more information, go to www.ywcavt.org or call 802-862-7520

The SUNY Plattsburgh Women’s Basketball team is holding a Kids’ Nite Out at Memorial Hall from 6pm to 9pm for children 5 to 13 years of age.  For more information, contact Coach Cheryl Cole at coleca@plattsburgh.edu or 518-564-4147

The Vermont French-Canadian Genealogical Society is having its annual fall conference at St. John Vianney Hall, 160 Hinesburg Road in South Burlington with three guest speakers.  The cost is $30.  To register or for more information, go to www.vtgenlib.org

Saturday and Sunday, October 20th and 21st

The Ethan Allen Homestead Museum off of Burlington’s Belt Line celebrates the Abenaki, who called the Intervale home thousands of years before the first settlers arrived.  Join members of the Abenaki Nation of Missisquoi from 10am to 4pm both days and a talk at 2pm Sunday with Professor Fred Wiseman.

Sunday, October 21st

Chazy Sacred Heart Church is having a harvest dinner from 11am to 5pm.  Take out is available.

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

The 2nd Pumpkin Chucking in honor of Greg Brigante Sexton is taking place at Barnyard Farm Stand in Colchester from noon to 3pm to raise money and awareness for epilepsy and the Epilepsy Foundation of Vermont.  For more information, call 318-1575

Wednesday, October 24th

Behavioral Health Services North in Clinton County is holding a support group for all unpaid caregivers of anyone 60 years of age or older at St. Peter’s Church in Plattsburgh from 6:30pm to 7:30pm.  For more details, call Mary at 518-324-3881

Friday and Saturday, October 26th & 27th

Season’ Greetings presents the annual Festival of Pumpkins at Rotary Park in Winooski.  Festivities begin at dusk both days.