Here is a list of Community & Non-Profit Events coming soon in our area:
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Thursday May 13 from 11:30am-to-5pm: “Red Cross Blood Drive” at St. Jude’s Parish in Hinesburg.
Thursday May 13 from 12pm-to-6pm: “Red Cross Blood Drive” at the Days Inn on Route 3 in Plattsburgh.
Thursday May 13 from 10:30am-to-3:30pm: “Red Cross Blood Drive” at St. Albans City Hall.
Thursday May 13 from 12pm-to-4:30pm: “Red Cross Blood Drive” at the Swanton VFW.
Thursday May 13 from 5:30pm-to-6:30pm: The White River Junction Veterans Healthcare System is holding a virtual town hall meeting with Veterans who receive care at the Burlington Lakeside Clinic to introduce more specialty care options. Utilize the Microsoft Teams meeting link or join by phone 872-701-0185 with Conference ID: 442 738 321#
Friday May 14 from 11am-to-4pm: “Red Cross Blood Drive” at the University Mall in South Burlington.
Saturday May 15 from 9am-to-3pm: The Fourth Annual “Auto Show” to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project is taking place at the Keeseville Elks Lodge #2072, 1 Elk Lane in Keeseville. There will food, music, a swap meet and more. To register a vehicle or reserve a table, call Austin at 518-551-0030.
Saturday May 15 from 2:30pm-to-6:30pm: Lyon Mountain American Legion Post #1623 is having a turkey dinner with all of the trimmings to purchase new infield material for their ballpark. For more information or to order take-out, call 518-593-2052
Sunday May 16 from 7:15am-to-3:30pm: “Blood Drive” at the Red Cross Blood Donation Center on North Prospect Street in Burlington.
Sunday May 16 at 2pm: The Ethan Allen Homestead Museum presents Shelby Balik with “Religion and Society on the Vermont Frontier” … streaming at ethanallenhomestead.org/program/lecture-series.
Monday May 17 from 7:15am-to-3:30pm: “Blood Drive” at the Red Cross Blood Donation Center on North Prospect Street in Burlington.
Monday May 17 at 6:30pm: The Clinton County Historical Association presents an overview of the life of Plattsburgh’s medical pioneer, Dr. William Beaumont at the MHAB Life Skills Campus, 14 Dormitory Drive in Plattsburgh (off New York Road then Idaho Avenue). Masks and distancing are required . There will also be a Zoom connection. Find out more at https://www.clintoncountyhistorical.org/applicationpages/view/28
Tuesday May 18 from 12:30pm-to-5pm: “Red Cross Blood Drive” at American Legion Post #19 in Bristol.
Tuesday May 18 from 1pm-to-5:30pm: “Red Cross Blood Drive” at the LaQuinta Hotel in St. Albans.
Tuesday May 18 from 12pm-to-5:30pm: “Red Cross Blood Drive” at the Knights of Columbus in Hardwick.
Wednesday May 19 from 10am-to-3pm: “Red Cross Blood Drive” at Berlin City Kia in Williston.
Wednesday May 19 from 10am-to-3pm: “Red Cross Blood Drive” at the Cornerstone Community Church in Milton.
Thursday May 20 from 10am-to-3pm: “Red Cross Blood Drive” at the Vibrant Church in South Burlington.
Thursday May 20 from 11:30am-to-4:30pm: “Red Cross Blood Drive” at the Christ Episcopal Church in Montpelier.
Friday May 21 from 5:30pm-to-7pm: “Wing Night” at VFW Post #6689 in Essex Junction.
Saturday May 22 at 4:30pm: “Takeout Chicken Barbecue Dinner” at St. Rose of Lima Church in South Hero. To reserve your meal, call Val at 372-7500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday May 22 from 9am-to-2pm: “Red Cross Blood Drive” at the Waterbury Municipal Building.
Saturday May 22 at 9am: “Opening Day” for the Brendon Cousino MED-17 Foundation “Garden Shoppe Benefit” along Route 116 south of Bristol. There will be a large variety of veggie plants, annuals, perennials, succulents and more. Open 9am-to-dusk daily through Wednesday June 30.
Saturday May 29 at Noon: “Family Fundraiser” at the Keeseville VFW–to benefit a North Country family dealing with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Samantha was diagnosed with the cancer in October 2020, just three months after giving birth to her first child, James. She had already used disability for her maternity leave, and was denied disability financial assistance, despite needing more active treatment. Samantha, James, and her husband Matt are facing the burden of additional medical scans, and procedures to treat her cancer. This fundraiser, which will include silent and Chinese auctions, 50/50 raffles, a car show, game tournaments, a Michigan dinner, and more, will directly benefit the family as they navigate through this tough time. For more information, contact Betty Loreman: 518-593-9703.
Sunday May 30 starting at 11am: “Vermont Thunder Motorcycle Ride” starting at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Sharon and heading north along I-89. For more information, check out their Facebook page.
Events are always subject to change at the last minute. We suggest you call ahead to any organization, or check their website, before attending the event to be sure there haven’t been any changes.