Community Events Calendar

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

Friday, February 14th

Carolyn’s Highgate Methodist Community Center, 3227 Route 78, is having a chicken ‘n biscuits dinner from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. To make reservations and get take out, call 868-4921

Saturday, February 15th

The 25th annual Vermont 50-Plus & Baby Boomers Expo is taking place at University Mall in South Burlington from 10 am to 3 pm with seminars, entertainment, and a senior talent show. It is free and open to the public. The annual Vermont Heart Walk is part of the fun with registration at 9:30 am and the start at 10 am. Learn more at www.vermont50plusexpo.com

The 3rd Annual Indoor Yard Sale to benefit the Brendon P. Cousino Foundation is taking place at the Middlebury American Legion Hall, 49 Wilson Road (behind G. Stone Motors) from 8:30 am to 4 pm.

Vermont Adult Learning is hosting an Information Session on getting your diploma, earning a GED, training for a better job, learning to speak English or improving computer skills at Isley Public Library in Middlebury from 2 pm to 5 pm. For more information, go to www.vtadultlearning.org

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

Sunday, February 16th

The Vermont Youth Orchestra is in concert at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts in Burlington at 3 pm. For details on the concert and how to get tickets, go to www.vyo.org

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

The Addison Volunteer Fire Department is having an all-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast from 7 am to 11 am at the fire station, junction of Routes 17 & 22A.

The Ethan Allen Homestead Museum off of the BeltLine in Burlington presents a “Reading of Abnaki Poetry and Conversation” with local author Dan Close at 2 pm. It is free, but donations are appreciated.

The Rokeby Museum on Route 7 in Ferrisburgh presents “Daisy and the Doll” at 2 pm. This story and craft workshop is based on a true story about 8-year-old Daisy Turner from Grafton in the 1890s. All ages are welcome. Learn more at www.rokeby.org

The Champlain Valley Fiddler’s Club is having a dance at the Middlebury VFW on Exchange Street from 11 am to 4 pm. Anyone can play an instrument or sing. All are welcome.

Monday, February 17th

The Clinton County Historical Association, 98 Ohio Avenue, Old Base Museum Campus in Plattsburgh is hosting “Crafts at the Museum” from noon to 2 pm. For ages 5 and up, it is free and open to the public. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Tuesday, February 18th

The Clinton County Historical Association presents “The Story of Suffragist Inez Milholland” by Helen Allen Nerska at 6:30 pm at Lake Forest Senior Living Community Center in Plattsburgh.

Admission is free.

Friday, February 21st

VFW Post 6689 on Pearl Street in Essex Junction is hosting a wing night from 5:30 pm to 7 pm. The public is invited.

The Clinton County Historical Association is hosting “Crafts at the Museum”, 98 Ohio Avenue in Plattsburgh from 1 pm to 3 pm. Enjoy this free gathering for ages 5 and up. All supplies are provided.

The St. Ambrose Knights of Columbus are hosting a Knights in Italy all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner from 5 pm to 7 pm at the Parish Hall in Bristol.

Saturday, February 22nd

The Ladies Union at New Haven Congregational Church is having a rummage sale of clothing and books from 9 am to 1 pm.

The Vermont Astronomical Society is offering help with and adjusting telescopes at the Brownell Library in Essex Junction from 9 am to 1 pm. It is free and all are welcome. Learn more at www.vtastro.org

The Bristol Federated Church at 37 North Street in Bristol is having a Soup Supper starting at 5 pm. Enjoy soups and chowders and ice cream sundaes.

Help support the Enosburg Opera House with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live music by Catherine Noftz and Cole Ward at the Quincy Hotel Lounge starting at 6 pm. For more details, visit www.enosburgoperahouse.org

The Vermont Ravens semi-pro football team is holding a recruitment/informational meeting at 55 Barre Street in Montpelier at 1 pm. For those interested with questions, email clay9plus1@gmail.com or visit www.vermontravens.com

Sunday, February 23rd

Fletcher Free Library in Burlington is hosting a Harry Potter Party with refreshments, activities and a magical time from noon to 2 pm for ages 8 and up. Please pre-register at www.fletcherfree.org/harrypotter-owl

The Chazy American Legion Post 769, 9509 Route 9, is having a country breakfast with pancakes, eggs, sausage and home fries from 8 am to 11 am.

The Rokeby Museum on Route 7 in Ferrisburgh is having a book discussion for teens and adults in the book “The Hate U Give” at 2 pm. To borrow a copy, call 877-3406, Learn more at www.Rokeby.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