Empty Bowls at Long Trail School
From 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, Long Trail School will raise funds to combat hunger in the region by hosting Empty Bowls. A $12 admission fee includes soup, bread, dessert, live entertainment and a handmade bowl to take home.
The recipients of this biennial event's earnings are the Community Share project, the Stratton Foundation and BROC.
This event is supported by generous donations from community businesses; over 20 local restaurants and chefs are donating fabulous soups, chowders and bisques. Breads and desserts are being supplied as well. In the last ten years, Empty Bowls at Long Trail School has raised over $100,000.
Local hunger-related charities are challenged by need and are looking forward to the monetary support Empty Bowls provides.
More information can be found at longtrailschool.org/empty-bowls or call 802-867-5717.
Children's Easter Party at Post 69
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 69 is hosting a Children's Easter Party from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, March 25 at the Post 69 in Arlington. Children ages birth to 8 years of age are welcome to attend. Children must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older. The Easter Bunny will be in attendance. Games and light snacks will be available. Please "like" us on Facebook: Arlington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 69. Call 802-375-6157 for more information.
Ask Mama Wu!
Come "Ask Mama Wu" your questions about herbs, flower essences, Reiki or birthing from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 25 at the Pawlet Public Library. Enjoy herbal tea and chat with Mama Wu (Helena Wu DeMars.) She is a local herbalist, flower essence and Reiki practitioner, Birth Arts International doula trainer and retired midwife.
There is no charge for this event. Donations to the library are welcome. Contact Helena at 802-325-3259 or MamaWu@mamawusgoodmedicine.com for information.
Book discussion at Winhall library
Please join us at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 25 at the Winhall Memorial Library to discuss "I Am the Messenger" by Markus Zusak, the author of "The Book Thief." Copies of the book are available at the library. This is an informal group, all that is needed is a love of books. Refreshments will be served.
Silent auction to benefit church
A a silent auction to benefit the First Baptist Church of South Londonderry's rebuilding project will be held from 5:30 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, March 25. at the Londonderry Town Hall, 139 Middletown Rd. The entry fee is $5.00 in advance (online only at firstbaptistlondonderryvt.org/silent-auction.html ends Wednesday, March 22) and $10.00 at the door. This includes: music, food prepared by Pierre Labeau, beverages, and a chance at a door prize. Come bid on items that include: Harry Shokler original serigraphs, Weston Playhouse Theater tickets, local business donations, and one of a kind donations, including a variety of paintings, antiques, porcelain, and quilts.
Yoga fundraiser for TBI survivors
March is brain injury awareness month, and Heart of the Village Yoga is participating by hosting a #MindfulMarch event on Friday, March 24 to support the non-profit LoveYourBrain. Every dollar raised at this event will help sustain and grow LoveYourBrain's yoga and meditation program, offered to traumatic brain injury (TBI) survivors and their caregivers for free.
Two donation-based yoga classes will be offered: a Power Hour from 5-6 p.m., and a Yin Yoga class from 6-7 p.m. Following these classes from 7:15-7:30 p.m., a survivor of Traumatic Brain Injury who has attended the LoveYourBrain yoga and meditation FUNdamental series at Heart of the Village Yoga will share her perspective on the impact of the program. At 7:30pm, The Crash Reel film (1hr 48 mins) will be screened at the studio, featuring the backstory on the creation of LoveYourBrain.
All are welcome to join for any or all parts of the evening. Suggested donation: $10-20 per class; $10-20 movie; $20-30 for both classes and the movie.
To register, please visit heartofvillageyoga.com/events or call 802.362.9004. All proceeds benefit the non-profit LoveYourBrain.
Know anyone suffering from Traumatic Brain Injury? Heart of the Village Yoga will be hosting a 6-Week FUNdamental Yoga Series for individuals with TBI next month. Please visit loveyourbrain.com/yoga/ to learn how yoga can help.
Women's history and poetry
Join us at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 25 for an event that encompasses women's history and women's poetry. Several members of the Gossamer Stone Poets will be reading poetry. Poets include Claire North, who has a MFA in Creative Writing and is a Mentor for Young Writers Day/Minds On; Jon Mathewson, who is a widely published poet; and Carol Cone, whose work has been published in several anthologies and is currently participating in "Poem City" in Montpelier during National Poetry Month. Additional readers for this event will be Terry Hauptman, author of four poetry collections, and Brittany Perham, the winner of the 2016 Barnard Women's Poetry Prize and is the author and collaborator of several published books and other works. The event should last about 1 hour and light refreshments will be served. For more information: www.dorsetvillagelibrary.org or 802-867-5774
First Amendment Rally at Roundabout
From 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 26, join your fellow Northshire residents in an active celebration of the First Amendment. The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution's Bill of Rights states: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances."
Bring a sign! Come and celebrate freedom of religion, freedom of speech,freedom of the press and freedom to peaceably assemble; these are the precious rights that the founding fathers gave to each one of us and they need to forever be celebrated and protected! This rally is sponsored by MoveOn Manchester, a Northshire area group dedicated to making the world a better place for people of all faiths, races and orientations. For more information, contact Jon at firstname.lastname@example.org
'Feminism for the Real World'
At 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 26 at the Northshire Bookstore join us for coffee, tea and cookies and listen as Kelly Jensen present "Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World." In this book, forty-four writers, dancers, actors, and artists contribute essays, lists, poems, comics, and illustrations about everything from body positivity to romance to gender identity to intersectionality to the greatest girl friendships in fiction. Together, they share diverse perspectives on and insights into what feminism means and what it looks like.
The whole chicken
At 6 p.m. on Monday March 27, Green Mountain Academy will host a cooking class showing how to use the whole chicken. The class will take place at the Salsgiver residence in Dorset. Hadley Stock of Pink Boot Farm in Pawlet will show us how to make several meals from one chicken. As an added bonus, we will learn about raising chickens from a representative from Dorset's Someday Farm. A seated dinner with wine will follow. Space is limited and registration is $45 per person. For more information or to register visit our website www.greenmtnacademy.org or call our office at 802-867-0111.
Spring wildflowers in southern Vermont
Rick LaDue, steward at the Equinox Preservation Trust Forest and Trails will discuss Spring wildflowers in Southern Vermont at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 27 at The Meeting Place at Neighborhood Connections. The Equinox Preserve consists of over 914 acres on the slopes of Mt Equinox in Manchester, In 1996, owners of the Equinox Resort donated conservation easements to the Vermont Land Trust to permanently protect this land. LaDue will talk about wildflowers — some which mainly grow in the Preserve and are not widespread in the Green Mountains — and others which we can enjoy on hikes and walks around the area. There is no charge to attend, but space is limited, so call 824-4343 if you want to attend. Check out our website at www.neighborhoodconnectionsvt.org.
Program for moms
The Rocking Horse Circle of Support program, an educational support group for low-income mothers living in Bennington County, will be starting a new ten-week session at 9:30 a.m. March 27 at 339 Dewey St.
Meeting every Monday for ten weeks (March 27-June 5), the program offers assistance to pregnant and parenting women who are seeking to reduce the effects of substance abuse in their lives, acquire improved life skills, and learn more about safe, nurturing parenting. Transportation, childcare and light refreshments will be provided. There is no charge for participants. Any pregnant and/or parenting woman of childbearing age who may be questioning their own drinking and/or drug use behaviors or experiencing the effect of someone else's substance use can benefit from the group. The program follows a dedicated ten session curriculum that frames substance use in four major domains: substance use and women's health, substance use and relationships, the effects of substance use on the family, and substance use as it influences life management. A substance abuse counselor and mental health clinician facilitate sessions. For information on the program, or to discuss a referral, call 802-442-5491 and speak with Christine Ouellette or Amy Breese.
Broadway show tunes at Equinox Terrace
Mark your calendars for 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28 to join your Equinox Terrace friends, families and residents for a fun-filled afternoon of delightful music. Joana Rudiakov (violinist) and Mary Jo Deignan (pianist) will perform American classics such as Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hammerstein and some favorite Broadway tunes. Refreshments will be served. RSVP 802-362-5141
America's Entry into War
Green Mountain Academy will host a talk to mark the 100th anniversary of America's entry into World War I with Derek Boothby, former Director of the United Nations Department of Political Affairs. The talk will take place from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday March 28 in the Hunter Seminar room at Burr and Burton Academy. In January 1917, British intelligence decoded a diplomatic telegram from German Foreign Minister Arthur Zimmermann proposing that if Mexico joined Germany in war against America, Germany would return to Mexico the lost lands in Texas, Arizona and New Mexico. When Britain shared the telegram with Washington, there was uproar in Congress and on April 6 1917, the United States declared war on Germany. Registration is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. For more information or to register, please call 802-867-0111 or visit our website at greenmtnacademy.org.
Meet Corduroy at Bennington Free Library
Bennington Free Library invites children & families to meet Corduroy the Bear in the Children's Room from 3:30 - 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29. Join us for some teddy bear fun, snacks and crafts. Optional: Bring your own teddy bear! This program is supported by The Molly Fund. Bennington Free Library, 101 Silver St. Information: (802)442-9051
LTS IB Art Senior Show at SVAC
For the last two years, seven seniors in the International Baccalaureate program at Long Trail School have been creating artwork to present in a public exhibition. The opening reception for their senior show will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, March 30 at the Wilson Gallery at the Southern Vermont Arts Center. As part of the IB Visual Art program, students develop a theme in their artwork as they take inspiration from a variety of cultures and time periods. In addition to building a portfolio of studio work, students keep a visual art journal where they record their experimentation, process and artist research. The students' journals will be on display in the gallery as well..The Long Trail student artists are Lindy Burch-Durkee, Lily Burnham, Nava Crispe, Ashley Maynes, Courteney McGowan, Kate Trombetta and Jason Wilborn. The reception is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served and lively music by the LTS IB musicians will add a festive atmosphere to the celebration of two years of culturally enriched artwork by local students. Please contact Anharad Llewelyn, Arts Department Chair at email@example.com with questions.
Mozart's Idomeneo to be performed
The Bennington County Choral Society continues its 2016-2017 season with a grand collaboration with the Music and Drama programs of Bennington College to mount a concert production of Idomeneo, Re di Creta (Idomeneo, King of Crete) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1 at Greenwall Auditorium in the Visual and Performing Arts Center at Bennington College. Both performances begin with a brief pre-concert introduction with the Maestro at 6:30 p.m. Idomeneo will be performed in Italian with English supertitles, with two intermissions. Tickets are $15 and limited to 150 per night. They are available at the door or from chorus members. Concert venue is wheelchair accessible. Information: bccsmusic.wordpress.com.
FCC forming bowling team for fundraiser
First Congregational Church of Manchester is forming a team to compete in a "Back to the 80s" bowling competition at Bennington Lanes on April 1. The highest fundraiser could win a trip for 2 to the Bahamas in October 2017. You will be supporting this fine organization which does so much for children from ages 5-14, who want and need a mentor to help support them in their efforts to avoid drugs and alcohol, stay in school and improve their grades. There will be many prizes give for throwback 80s costumes and team spirit. So join us of for this fun-filled day at the lanes. Go to www.ucsvt.org or call the FCC office at 802-362-2709 for more information on how you can join us to help raise money, and have a lot of fun doing it.
A Celebration of Poetry and the Arts
In honor of National Poetry Month Northshire Bookstore invites the public to a special evening filled with art and poetry at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 1.
Enjoy wine and cheese while perusing the beautiful artwork of local author Vicki Bowden, whose art has been compared in style to Currier & Ives, and Anna Mary Robertston "Grandma" Moses. In addition, eight talented poets will be reading from their poetry collections. Joyce Thomas, Charlie Rossiter, Terry Hauptman, Claire North, Dede Cummings, Megan Buchanan, James Crews, and Marshall Witten will all be in attendance to recite a few of their own writings. A group book signing will follow the readings.
Anything goes on April Fools Day
American Legion Post 69 is hosting a Fools Karaoke with DJ Tracy Salmon from 7-11 p.m. on Saturday April 1. Tickets are $5.00 per person. There are over 20,000 songs to choose from. Come on out and have some fun. Call 802-375-6157 for more information or to join.
Dorset Players present One Act Festival
The Dorset Players present their 14th Annual One Act Festival at the Dorset Playhouse at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 31 and Saturday April 1 and at 2 p.m. on Sunday April 2. Produced by Lynne Worth, the four directors for the evening are Dom Degnon (He Said And She Said), Richard Grip (Wanda's Visit), Kevin O'Toole (Sorry, Wrong Number) and Peter Van Haverbeke (Talking Cure). There will also be a special performance of improvs directed by Todd Hjelt. The fifteen-member cast includes newcomers Aidan Kennedy, Chris Kennedy, Alexa Manning, Lynne Marcus, Joseph Mozer, Tom Norton and Jack Workman. Returning to the Dorset stage are Dawn Goetz, Zoe Grigsby, Todd Hjelt, Patrick Monroe, Martha Jo Perkins, Natalie Philpot, Erin Rachel and Bob Stack. Tickets may be purchased by calling 802-867- 5570 or on line at www.dorsetplayers.org. The box office will be open from 3:30-6:30 p.m. on March 29-30 and 2 hours before the performances on March 31 and April 1- 2. Sponsors for the evening are Express Copy and Kevin O'Toole.
Dinosaur Party at the Dorset Library
The Dorset Library is going back to the prehistoric age! Join us at 3-5 p.m. on Saturday, April 1, at the Dorset Library for a fun filled dinosaur adventure. Open to all ages, although most suitable for the younger crowd. Snacks will be served. Nicole Mills and her son Henry Mills-Whittelsey are the authors of the new Dinosaur Detective book series, the first of which is "Thomas "T" Rex and the Case of the Angry Ankylosaurus." There will be two readings of the book by the authors at 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. along with many other activities; crafts, dig for dinosaur bones, 3-D dino puzzle, games, an erupting volcano and maybe a real live dinosaur will make an appearance. Please call 802-867-5774, or visit our website for more information on the authors and the event: www.dorsetvillagelibrary.org.
Barbara Leonardi exhibits at the Dorset Library
The Dorset Library features artist Barbara Leonardi in April. The public is invited to meet Barbara at the opening reception from 11-1 p.m. on Saturday, April 1. Refreshments will be served. Leonardi belongs to, and is a member of, societies such as the Pastel Society of America, Nassau County Art League, Southern Vermont Art Center and Palm Beach Plein Air Group. Barbara has traveled around the world painting Ireland, France, Croatia and Italy and she attends classes and workshops in landscape, figure and portrait in graphite, oil and pastel, which remains her medium of choice today. The library's hours are 11-5 p.m., Monday-Friday and 10-3 p.m. on Saturday. Call 802-867-5774 for more information.
Nobody's Fool at LTS
Long Trail School presents the Nobody's Fool Concert of solo and group performances by the International Baccalaureate music classes, directed by Geoffrey Gee, at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 1 at Long Trail School. Admission is free. The repertoire spans classical, jazz, fusion, rock, and Broadway styles, and includes original compositions by Patrick Staples, Geoffrey Gee, and the ensemble. This special concert features solos by seniors Patrick Staples (piano), Jonah Knapp-Wilson (saxophone), Sam McVicker (drums), and junior Greta Schaub (vocals). They are joined by seniors Brennan Murphy (bass), Lydia Quevedo (keyboard and vocals), Antonio Quevedo (keyboard), Mikaela Martiros (strings) and Tiancheng "Tony" Wang (drums). The junior ensemble members are Ryan Powers (trumpet), Cole Norkon (saxophone), Levin Coe (trombone), Nate Misasi (trumpet) and Johannes Wirth (guitar).
What to know before you build
Thinking about building a new house, putting on an addition or renovating? At 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4, SEON (The Sustainable Energy Outreach Network) will be giving a free presentation at the Manchester Community Library. A panel of local experts will present "What to Know Before you Build", an informative talk, which will cover all aspects of residential construction; choosing an architect, selecting a contractor, contracts, the design and planning process, construction loans, financing, energy efficiency incentives and savings.Following their short presentations, each member of the panel will be available for questions and answers with the audience. The program is free and open to the public. Manchester Community Library is located at 138 Cemetery Ave. For more information, contact the library at 802-362-2607.
Rural Vermont to visit during statewide tour
From 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4 at the Shaftsbury Community Hall, Rural Vermont presents its statewide Tour, "Groundswell: Community Conversations about land use, livelihood, food, and the future of Vermont." At Groundswell, Rural Vermont will share a vision and encourage dialogue about a just transition to a regenerative agriculture in Vermont that meets the needs of farmer, eater, soil, environment, and community alike. The program is free and open to all with light dinner, BYOB, plus live music and social time during breaks. Get more info, apply for farmer & childcare stipends, and RSVP at www.ruralvermont.org or (802)223-7222.
Arlington Youth Little League Fundraiser hosted by Post 69
American Legion Post 69 Family is hosting an Arlington Youth Little League Fundraiser from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5. Mac and cheese will be served. Adults $8.00, children under 5 years of age $3.00. Call 802-375-6157 for more information or to join. Please like us on FaceBook: American Legion Post 69.
First Wednesdays looks at Churchill and Roosevelt
University of Vermont history professor emeritus Mark A. Stoler will examine the important personal relationship between Britain's Prime Minister Winston Churchill and America's President Franklin D. Roosevelt during their World War II alliance, in a talk at Manchester's First Congregational Church at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5. His talk, "Churchill and Roosevelt: The Personal Element in Their Partnership," is part of the Vermont Humanities Council's First Wednesdays lecture series and is free and open to the public. Manchester Community Library hosts the Manchester series. All First Wednesdays talks are free and open to the public. First Congregational Church of Manchester is located at 3624 Main St. For more information, contact Manchester Community Library at 802-362-2607 or the Vermont Humanities Council at 802.262.2626 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.vermonthumanities.org.
Reiki for All
A reiki workshop will be held from 1-3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Bennington on 108 School Street. Have you ever wanted to learn about reiki, an ancient gentle hands-on healing technique? You'll learn how to do reiki on yourself and also receive a free notebook with lots of information so you can do reiki on yourself and your loved ones, including your pets! The event is free, but please sign up today to make sure you get a spot in this great class taught by two reiki masters, Mary Ann Carlson and Everley St. Peter, who are both reiki volunteers at our local hospital. This is a chemical- and scent-free event sponsored by VT Center for Independent Living. To register, for more information, to request accommodations or an ASL interpreter, contact Lynn Mazza 802-442-1876 or email@example.com
Discover the Azores
Where are the Azores and why are some predicting that the island chain will be the next big travel destination? Join Alan and Nancy Benoit with Cindy Waters and Curt Merrow at Equinox Village at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 2, to find out why the Azores are a smart travel choice, especially for those living in the Northeast. This armchair travel talk (rescheduled from Feb. 5) will feature images of the lush green volcanic craters, breathtaking blue lakes, thermal springs, dark sand beaches and European charm of the budget-friendly archipelago. The program, which is sponsored by Equinox Village and presented by Manchester Community Library, is free and open to the public. A reception will follow. Equinox Village is located at 49 Maple St. Info: 802-362-2607.
Legionnaires monthly meeting of Post 69
The Legionnaires will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 6 at the Post 69 in Arlington. EBoard meeting immediately follows. Please attend the monthly meeting and support Post 69. Call 802-375-6157 for more information or to become a member.
Pitchapalooza is Coming to Northshire Bookstore
Pitchapalooza is American Idol for books (only kinder and gentler) at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 7.Twenty writers will be selected at random from all who purchase tickets to this event. Each writer gets one minute and one minute only to pitch their book! Dozens of writers have gone from talented amateurs to professionally published authors as a result of participating in Pitchapalooza. At Pitchapalooza, judges will help participants improve their pitch, not tell you how bad it is. Judges critique everything from idea to style to potential in the marketplace and much, much more. Authors come away with concrete advice as well as a greater understanding of the ins and outs of the publishing industry. Whether potential authors pitch themselves, or simply listen to trained professionals critique each presentation, Pitchapalooza is educational and entertaining for one and all. At the end of Pitchapalooza, the judges will pick a winner. The winner receives an introduction to an agent or publisher appropriate for his/her book.
Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry are co-founders of The Book Doctors, a company dedicated to helping authors get their books published. They are also co-authors of "The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published: How To Write It, Sell It, and Market It Successfully" (Workman, 2010).
To purchase tickets visit www.northshire.com or stop in the store.
Note: This event is free to those who attend as spectators only, however, seats will be reserved first for ticket holders.
Spring market featuring the Easter Bunny
From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, the West Pawlet Fire Department Ladies' Auxiliary will hold its annual Spring Market at the West Pawlet Fire House, 2806 VT Route 153 (Main Street) in West Pawlet. Be early if you want Auxiliary member Ellie Park's famous rolls, cookies, cakes and pies. The Easter food sale also features appetizing delights prepared by auxiliary ladies.
Coffee and donuts are available for early shoppers.
Lunch is served from 11 a.m. until closing, featuring the famous Auxiliary corn chowder, hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers and salad at family friendly prices. The Easter Bunny arrives at noon to amuse folks of all ages. He will have surprise treats for the children. A special" Jelly Bean" jar will be awarded to the lucky child who guesses the correct number of jelly beans. Each child gets one chance to claim the prize. The winner will be announced at 2 p.m.
Auxiliary member Edna Winot will be running her usual group of raffles which include a 50/50 drawing, a complete ham dinner and a variety raffle of a table filled with "basket" gifts donated by the vendors and auxiliary members. Raffle drawings begin at 2:50 pm.
There are still a few vendor spaces available for crafts, collectibles, seasonal gifts and flea market items at a pre-paid, non-refundable price of $10 per table until April 6. Unreserved tables can be rented for $15 on the day of the sale. Please call Edna at (802) 645-0174 to reserve your space or for general information, call JoAnne Reid 802-645-0244.
Free Movie Event at Arts Center
Join us at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 8 at the Winhall Community Arts Center. The Winhall Memorial Library and the Winhall Community Arts Center will be hosting a free showing of the movie based on the best-selling book "A Monster Calls," by Patrick Ness. There will be free popcorn and candy. We would appreciate a count beforehand to ensure seating. Please call 802-297-9741 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP. We will be showing movies every month on the second Saturday.
American Legion Post 69 Sunday Morning Breakfast
The American Legion Post 69 will hold a breakfast from 8-10 a.m. on Sunday, April 9 at Post 69 in Arlington. Seniors 65 and over are free; all others are $6.00 each, donations are greatly appreciated. Come out and enjoy breakfast with us and catch up with your friends. Call 802-375-6157 for more information.
House Committee Meeting at Post 69
Monthly joint meeting of the Post 69 Legionnaires, Sons Squadron 69 and American Legion Auxiliary Unit 69 will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 13. At the American Legion Post 69. Call: 802-375-6157 for more information or to join.
Auxiliary Unit 69 Monthly Meeting
The Auxiliary Unit 69 will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 13 at the Post 69. All Unit 69 Members are welcome to attend. If you are interested in joining us, please stop by for information. Call 802-375-6157 for more information.
SAL Squadron 69 Monthly Meeting
The SAL Squadron 69 will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 13. Facebook: Sons of the American Legion Post 69 Arlington. Call 802-375-6157 for more information or to become a member.
Contra Dance with Nimble and Luke Donforth calling
Dance to the splendid tunes of Nimble which is Shirley White on fiddle, Rachel Clark on flute and George White on guitar with calling by Luke Donforth from 8-11 p.m. on Friday, April 21 at the Tinmouth Community Center, 573 Route 140. All dances are taught, and you do not need a partner. If you are a beginner, come right at 8 p.m. for a beginner's lesson to learn the moves. There will be live music, enthusiastic swinging and dancing, and a fun night for all. Please bring clean, non-marring shoes. Admission is $10-$12, $8 for teens and free for children 12 and under. Refreshments will be available to benefit the dance fund. More info at tinmouthcontradance.org. Like us on Facebook at Tinmouth Contra Dance.
Auxiliary Unit 69 is hosting a Sip and Swirl at Post 69
The Auxiliary Unit 69 is hosting a Sip and Swirl at Post 69 at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 22 for painting on canvas. This event will fill up quickly, tickets on sale now at Post 69 to benefit Happy Days Play School. Cost is $25.00 per person. Please "like" us on Facebook: Arlington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 69. Call 802-375-6157 for more information.
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