VERMONT

Vermont Cookies for Kids’ Cancer

Sept. 20: Donate cookies in labeled, non-return containers (clearly marked if cookies contain nuts).

• Stowe: Alchemist brewery.

• Waterbury: Thatcher Brook Primary School; Crossett Brook Middle School; Flaherty front porch, 414 Lonesome Trail; Drake front porch, 5 Randall St. (can also drop off checks: To “CFKC” with “Vermont Event” on memo line).

Sept. 21: Bake sale, 10 a.m. until sold out at Alchemist brewery in Stowe, 100 Cottage Club Road. Seventh annual.

Info: Madeline Drake, 760-0611, drakesvt@gmail.com. Online donations: cookiesforkidscancer.org/fundraiser/alchemistbrewery2019.


LAMOILLE COUNTY

• Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

• Crisis Text Line: VT to 741741

• Lamoille County Mental Health Services: Crisis Team: 802-888-5026 (day); 802-888-8888 (after hours).

RSVP Bone Builders

Free exercise class to fight osteoporosis, improve balance.

Hyde Park: Tuesday and Friday, 10 to 11 a.m. Sterling View at Community Hall. Dan: 888-2190.

Johnson: Monday and Thursday, 10 to 11 a.m. Municipal Building. Linda, 635-7362.

Morrisville: Tuesday and Friday, 1 to 2 p.m. 24 Upper Main St. Maxine, 730-7485.

‘Falls Prevention’ Tai Chi

Mondays: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Improves balance, relieves arthritis pain, gently stretches. Free to seniors. Lamoille County Civic Center, 24 Main St., Morrisville.


STOWE

Stowe Community Church: Annual Fall Chicken Pie Supper

Oct. 12: Seatings at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. Homemade pies. Limited seating. $15 adults, $5 children 10 and under. Tickets 253-7257: Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Oct. 12: at the door after 10 a.m.

Friends of the Stowe Free Library: Donations to 2020 Book Sale

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Thursday: noon to 7 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Closed Sunday and holidays.

90 Pond St. 253-6145, librarian@stowelibrary.org.


BURLINGTON

Walk to Defeat ALS: Team Hope Walk

Sept. 19: 4 p.m. Registration cut-off.

Sept. 21: 9 a.m. Check in. Walk 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Barbecue follows. Dudley H. Davis Center at UVM, Main Street. Register and/or volunteer: alsanne.org, Shawna Zechman, szechman@alsanne.org.


DUXBURY

Duxbury Historical Society: Annual ‘Let’s Make a Deal’ Sale

Sept. 14: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rain or shine. Duxbury Town Garage. Donations (small, saleable only) accepted in the morning. Donnie, 244-7558.


ESSEX JUNCTION

Champlain Valley Fairgrounds: Chase Away K9 Cancer

Oct. 6: Ninth annual 5K Fun Run fundraiser.

Raises money for canine cancer research and awareness.

Oct. 4: $25 pre-registration: runsigunup.com/chaseaway5k; $30 at event.

Debbie Safran: 802-989-2410, vthounds@gmail.com.


FLETCHER

Old-Fashioned Chicken Pie Supper

Sept. 19: 5, 6 and 7 p.m. $12; under 12 $5; preschool free. Binghamville Methodist Church. Reservations: Dennis or Charles, 849-2120.


GREENSBORO

Pie for Breakfast: Benefit for Greensboro Nursing Home

Sept. 14: 8 to 10 a.m. Sweet and savory home-baked pie breakfast; silent auction. Benefits nonprofit nursing home. $7 adults, $4 under 12. To donate items, bake or volunteer: Gina Jenkins, 888-4434. Fellowship Hall at Greensboro United Church.


GREENSBORO BEND

Boiled Dinner, Red Flannel Hash Supper

Sept. 21: 5 p.m. until all served. Tag and bake sales. $12 adults, $6 children, under 5 free. United Methodist Church, Main Street. Benefits furnace replacement fund. Erna Bartlett, 533-2637, Doreen Bartlett, 535-7334.


HARDWICK

St. John the Baptist Church: Blessing of the Animals

Sept. 21: 11 a.m. In recognition of the patron Saint of Animals, St. Francis of Assisi, caged, haltered or leashed animals, or photographs, welcome for a special blessing. 39 West Church St. Sue, 888-5317.


HYDE PARK

Sterling View Community Center

Sept. 14: 5 and 6 p.m. Traditional chicken pie supper, gingerbread cake dessert. $12. Route 15. 888-4420.

Hyde Park VFW 7779

Sept. 15: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Harvest market, vendors and crafters, Chinese auction, bake table. Noon: chicken and corn on the cob, $10/plate. 129 VFW Drive/Route 15. Valerie Mayhew, 563-6336, 793-9388.

Hyde Park Home Day

Sept. 21: Noon to 3 p.m. Main Street closed during the parade. Starts at St. Teresa’s Parish Hall. Followed by Lamoille River Swingers dance, free refreshments, cider making, tractor/wagon rides, children’s activities, vendors, library book sale, music by Abby Sherman and Mountain County, HPCC raffle. Handicapped parking in front of Fred’s Import Specialists. Judy Clark, 888-4864; Deb Henderson, 851-8136; Jenna Ware, 299-0673.

Community breakfast

Oct. 5, and first Saturday: 8 to 9:30 a.m. Pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, coffee, pastries. By donation. Second Congregational Church, Main and Prospect streets. 888-3636, 2congo@myfairpoint.net.


JEFFERSONVILLE

Lamoille Waste Management: Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Sept. 13: Business pre-registration deadline: Joyce, 888-7317. Fee. Collected between 8 and 9 a.m. only.

Sept. 21: 9 a.m. to noon. Final collection of 2019. Free for district residents.

Household items labeled: “Caution, Warning, or Danger” and other known hazardous materials. Paint: limit 10 gallons per car load. Routes 15 & 108, GW Tatro Parking Lot. lrswmd.org, info@lrswmd.org.

Let’s Do Lunch!

Sept. 18, and third Wednesday: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Community lunch open to all. Homemade soup, sandwich, beverage, desserts. Activities vary. Free, donations welcome. Sponsored by Cambridge Recreation Board and community volunteers. Second Congregational UCC, 16 Church St. Nanci Lepsic, 343-2372.

Music and Harvest Supper

Sept. 21: 6:30 p.m. Music by Trevor Contois & Friends; Annie Singer & D.J. Contemporary music. Free will offering. 7:30 p.m. Harvest supper. $10 adults, $6 children 6 to 12, under 6 free. Jeffersonville Church, 16 Church St./Route15. 644-2409.


JOHNSON

Northern Vermont University

  • Alumni Reunion and Family Weekend

Sept. 13, 14, 15: Varsity games, campus tour, ice cream social. All events are open to the public, and most are free.

Sept. 13: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Open House. Prospective students and families. Meet students and faculty, learn about academic programs, campus tour, lunch.

Register: northernvermont.edu/johnsonopenhouse.

Register for ticketed events: northernvermont.edu/johnsonreunion.

635-1241, lauren.philie@northernvermont.edu.

  • Career and Internship Fair

Oct. 3: Registration deadline.

Oct. 17: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. SHAPE Center’s Varsity Gym.

Internship coordinator Ellen Hill, 635-1439 or ellen.hill@northernvermont.edu; beth.walsh@northernvermont.edu. bit.ly/nvucareerfair2019.

Epic Rummage and Bake Sale

Oct. 25 and 26: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Old Saint John’s Catholic Church, 24 St. John’s Road. Benefits Jenna’s Promise nonprofit. Drop-offs encouraged.


MORRISVILLE

Justice For Dogs Fundraiser: Home Expo Event

Sept. 14: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Third annual. Free admission and raffle drawing; direct sales vendors; lantern auction. Meet cats and kittens needing homes. Morrisville VFW, Portland Street. Book home parties for later dates. 472-3894, justicefordogsvt.org, justicefordogs@aol.com.

Morrisville Food Co-op: ‘Round It Up For Change’

Sept. 25: Deadline for local nonprofits to submit application to be considered for one of six collection periods, beginning Dec. 1. Applications and info: morrisvillecoop.com; questions: mocorounditup@gmail.com.

Morrisville Rotary Winter Coat Drive

Sept. 28 through Oct. 12: All sizes. No wool jackets or coats. Drop off good used winter coats at Lamoille Laundry Center, Northgate Plaza. Marcia Marble, 888-3418.

Central Vermont Adult Basic Education

Oct. 17, Nov. 7, Dec. 5: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Prepare for GED exams (age 16+, not in high school). 52 Portland St. 888-5531, cvabe.org/ged.

Central Vermont Council on Aging

Monday to Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday: Helpline assistance only. Suite 1, 109 Professional Drive. Appointments and Helpline: 1-800-642-5119. cvcoa.org.

Games at Lamoille Civic Center

Mah jong: Thursday, 10 a.m. to noon.

Card games: Thursday, 1 to 3 p.m.

24 Upper Main St. Nancy Alty, 888-7203; lamoillecountyciviccenter.com.

Refreshments. Information: 888-4600.

Breakfast on Us

Monday to Friday: 7 to 9 a.m. Free. Pizza to go. United Community Church, 84 Upper Main St. 888-2225.


NORTH HYDE PARK

Gihon Valley Hall Open House

Sept. 22: Noon to 4 p.m. Live music, building tours, bake sale, children’s activities. Free. 5503 VT-100.

fb.com/gihonvalleyhall, gihonvalleyhall@gmail.com, Liz Courtney, 802-730-3374.


RICHMOND

Richmond Congregational Church: Chicken Pie Supper

Oct. 2: Seatings: 5, 6 and 7 p.m.

Take-out pickup: 4:30, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m.

72nd annual. 20 Church St. Adults and take-outs: $12 advance, $13 at door. Age 5 to 12: $6. Up to age 4: free.

Reservations required: 802-434-2053, rccucc.org.

Fall Rummage Sale

Oct. 11: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Oct. 12: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bargain bag sale. Richmond Congregational Church, 20 Church St. Cindy Preston, snipe@gmavt.net, 802-434-2053.


WOLCOTT

Justice For Dogs Fall Flea Market

Oct. 3: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Donation Day: clean, working items. No cribs, car seats, computers, books, fluorescent bulbs, humidifiers or items with filters, knives, tires, pressure cookers, shoes, tires, or TVs. Wolcott Town Hall.

Oct. 4: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Oct. 5: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Plus lantern auction, 50/50 cash for the holiday raffle, pumpkins for sale.

Amy Touchette, 472-3894. justicefordogsvt.org, justicefordogs@aol.com.

Meals on Wheels of Lamoille County: Pick a Bowl Soup & Pottery Fundraiser

Oct. 5: noon to 2 p.m. Locally prepared lunch, pottery bowl, music, games, silent auction, 50/50 raffle. Sandiwood Farm, Town Hill Road.

Nicole, 802-888-5011; mowlc.org.

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