Here is a list of Community & Non-Profit Events coming soon in our area:
Through March 15th
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and AARP Tax Aid Program in Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties helped thousands of low income individuals and families get their taxes done free last year. To volunteer or learn more, visit www.unitedwayadk.org
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, March 1st – 16th
Essex Community Players present “The Tell-Tale Farce,” a fast paced comedy, at Memorial Hall in Essex Center with shows on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2pm. For tickets and information, visit www.essexplayers.com Proceeds from refreshment sales at intermission benefit Martha’s Kitchen in St. Albans.
Friday, February 22nd
The Vermont Italian Cultural Association welcomes UVM Senior Hayley Malloy, who spent last summer in Tuscany excavating the remains of a twelfth century church. She discusses the dig at the Waterman Building, Room 427, from 4pm to 6pm. All are welcome.
February 22nd is the deadline to register for the 2nd 2019 Owl Prowl with the Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee Friday, March 1st. Snowshoe at the center and then enjoy a 3-course dinner at the Quechee Inn. Go to www.vinsweb.org or call 802-359-5000
Saturday, February 23rd
The Vermont Genealogy Library, 377 Hegeman Avenue at Fort Ethan Allen in Colchester presents “Using FamilySearch.org” with Marcie Crocker from 10:30am to noon. A donation of #10 is appreciated. For more details, go to www.vtgenlib.org or call 310-9285
HAM-CON, a gathering of electronics hobbyists from all over Vermont and the North Country, is taking place at the Holiday Inn on Williston Road in South Burlington from 8am to 1pm. The event includes Ham Radio, Technology, Building Electronics and Computer Usage.
The New Haven Ladies Union is having a rummage sale of clothing and books from 9am to 1pm at the New Haven Congregational Church.
All Breed Rescue, dedicated to rescuing dogs from southern high-kill shelters and finding them good homes in Vermont is hosting an adoption at Style Encore and Plato’s Closet in Williston. The businesses have been collecting donations of new pet supplies, food, treats and money for All Breed.
The American Legion Post 20 in Plattsburgh is having a chili cook-off from 4pm to 8pm. There is a $25 per team/entry fee. All proceeds benefit the Legion’s local house fire victims, Veterans and cancer patients. Find details on Facebook.
A spaghetti dinner, music and raffles come together from noon to 5pm at Assumption of Mary Parish Center in Redford to help John and Dawn Maye, whose home was devastated by fire in late January.
An “Uprooting Racism” workshop postponed by weather is rescheduled at the Varnum Memorial Library in Jeffersonville with leaders from the Peace and Justice Center at 6pm. All are welcome.
Sunday, February 24th
Howard Plant VFW Post 782 at 176 South Winooski Avenue in Burlington hosts bingo at 1pm and lunch for a nominal fee is available at noon. All are welcome.
The Johnny Cash Tribute Show to benefit The Big Change Round-up for the UVM Children’s Hospital is happening from 2pm to 4pm at the Burlington Masonic Lodge #1618, 1636 Williston Road, South Burlington. Details are available on Facebook.
Rokeby Museum on Route 7 in Ferrisburgh presents its director Jane Williamson with “Finding Jesse: How Free and Safe the Underground Railroad in Vermont Became A Reality” at 2pm in honor of Black History Month.
Friday, March 1st
VFW Post 6689 on Pearl Street in Essex Junction is having a fish dinner from 6pm to 7pm. The public is invited.
Saturday, March 2nd
Mooers United Methodist Church is hosting an all-you-can-eat chicken ‘n biscuit dinner at the Mooers Fire Department from 4pm to 7pm.
Have a Heart Fundraiser for a boy waiting for a heart in Boston is being held at the Peru VFW Post 309 from noon to 6pm.
The Isle of Patmos Masonic Lodge, 40 South Street in South Hero is having a breakfast buffet with gluten free French toast on request from 7:30am to 10:30am. All are welcome.
The Vermont Genealogy Library, 377 Hegeman Avenue at Fort Ethan Allen in Colchester presents “Mastering Search at America Ancestors.org” with Ed McGuire from 10:30am to noon. There is a suggested $10 donation. Learn more at www.vtgenlib.org or call 350-1333
Sunday, March 3rd
The 9th annual Hope on the Slopes to benefit the American Cancer Society takes place at Jay Peak from 7:30am to 7pm. Skiers and non-skiers can enjoy fun outdoor and indoor events. For more details, visit www.hotsjaypeak.org or find it on Facebook.
Enjoy sweet Vermont 8-part harmony a cappella with Maple Jam at the UCW White Church in Westford at 4pm with refreshments after the concert.
Holy Angels Church, 524 Devils Den Road in Altona is having an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 8am to noon. Take out is available.
Monday, March 4th
March 4th is the deadline to register for the 61st annual North Country Chamber of Commerce’s St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast on Monday, March 18th at SUNY Angell Center in Plattsburgh from 7am to 9am. To reserve tickets or learn more, go to www.northcountrychamber.com or call 518-563-1000
Wednesday, March 6th
1st Wednesdays presents Middlebury political scientist Sarah Stroup with “Arguing about Civility” at the Brownell Library in Essex Junction at 7pm. It is free and open to the public.
The Milton Historical Society at 13 School Street is hosting a potluck dinner and the movie “A Few Great Bakeries” starting at 6pm. Bring a food item to share.
Thursday, March 7th
Maiden Vermont, the local women’s a cappella chorus, performs at Salisbury School at 7:15pm with 50% of the proceeds to benefit the Beerman Family, who lost their home and belongings in a fire. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for children and $10 for families of 4 or more.
Women United, women within the community of United Way of Northwest Vermont, presents “A House on Fire” at Higher Ground on Williston Road in South Burlington from 6pm to 10pm. Help support financial stability for women and their families. Tickets are $20 in advance and #25 at the door. Go to www.unitedwaynwvt.org