• 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 Community Church

  • Labyrinth Walk (Inside)

Nov. 17, Dec. 15: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Free, all welcome.

  • Christmas Fair

Dec. 7: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fresh, handmade and decorated wreaths; needlecraft, baked goods, ornaments and decorations, Rada cutlery, Treasures and Trinkets room, books by Pastor Will Vaus.

253-7257, 137 Main St.

Stowe Town Hall: Community Connectivity Forum

Nov. 18: 5 to 7 p.m. Rep. Heidi E. Scheuermann, officials from VT Department of Public Service Telecom Division, internet and cell phone service providers. Topics: current broadband/fiber and cell phone assets, coverage of both, challenges and opportunities for high-quality service. Memorial Room, Akeley Memorial Building, 67 Main St.

St. John’s in the Mountains Episcopal Church Annual Christmas Bazaar

Nov. 23: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Evergreen bundles, handmade cards and gift bows, ornaments, jewelry, knitted hats, scarves, bags, soup-to-go, home-baked goods. Benefits Outreach charities. 1994 Mountain Road/Luce Hill Road. Barbara Cunningham, 253-3911.

Spruce Peak Lights Festival

Nov. 30: 3:30 p.m. Lighting ceremony. Spruce Peak Ice Rink; reception follows in Whistle Pig Pavilion; fireworks. Sponsorship and tree dedication info: Hope Sullivan, 760-4634,

Bingham Falls Master Plan Project

Dec. 1: Deadline for written comments to Susan Bulmer, NE Parks Regional Manager,


Craft & Bake Sale

Nov. 16: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch, coffee, Crock Pot Cafe. By donation. Bakersfield Historical Society Building, 80 E. Bakersfield Road. 802-827-4475.


Community breakfast

Dec. 7, 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,

Mary Queen of All Saints: Hunters Breakfast

Nov. 16, 17, 23, 24: 6 a.m. to noon. Eggs, ham, sausage, home fries, homemade toast and beverage. $9 adults, $5 age 10 and under.

Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 (new menu): Pancakes, Vermont maple syrup, ham, sausage, home fries and beverage; Breakfast Sandwiches, ham or sausage, home fries, beverage.

$9 adults, $5 age 10 and under.

Dec. 1: Raffle drawing.

St. Michael’s Church Hall, 256 The Bend Road. 472-5544.


Holiday Market

Nov. 24: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Make a card for a veteran or elder. 50/50 raffle. Pie sale, $10 each. Soup and sandwiches for lunch. Hyde Park VFW, 129 VFW Drive, off Route 15. Val, 802-793-9388.

Hyde Park Community Circle: North Hyde Park Wreath Lighting

Nov. 29: 5 to 5:30 p.m. Warm drinks, singing; bring ornaments to donate; purchase a light in honor of loved one or special occasion. Deb Henderson, 851-8136. Gihon Valley Hall, 5503 VT-100. Liz Courtney, 730-3374,

Community Breakfast

Dec. 7, 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,

Hyde Park Christmas Craft Fair

Dec. 7: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 42nd annual. Hyde Park Elementary School Gym, 50 Main St. Sponsored by Second Congregational Church. 888-3636 (leave message).

Trinity Assembly of God: Annual Christmas Craft Fair

Dec. 7: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Craft tables, Cookie Walk and Bake Sale, Chinese Auction. Lunch (hot dog, choice of two soups, chips, drink) $3.50.

802-888-3201. 627 VT-15.


Let’s Do Lunch!

Fourth Wednesday: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Take-out available. Usually some vegetarian and gluten-free dishes. Free, donations welcome. Sponsored by Cambridge Recreation Board and community volunteers. Second Congregational UCC, 16 Church St. Nanci Lepsic, 343-2372; Betsy Harper, 644-5691.


Waterman Masonic Lodge: Homemade Pie Sale

Nov. 23: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. First come, first served. Cash or check only. Benefits Johnson Chapter 65 Order of the Eastern Star. Corner of Main Street/Route 15. 888-5116.


Morrisville Fire Department Auxiliary: Annual Hunters’ Breakfast

Nov. 16: 4 to 10 a.m. Full meal. All welcome. $10 adults, $6 children under 12. Morrisville Fire Station, 165 Upper Main St. Karyn Allen, 802-279-4741,

VFW Craft, Bake and Vendor Sale

Nov. 23: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Soup and sandwich lunch available. VFW Post 9653, Pleasant Street. Limited spaces still available: Nancy, 802-793-7973.

Meals on Wheels of Lamoille County: Thanksgiving Day

Nov. 25: RSVP deadline for home delivery: 802-888-5011.

Nov. 28: 10:30 a.m. to noon. Home delivery available to those pre-registered.

Nov. 28: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Traditional Thanksgiving Feast, 24 Upper Main St. By donation.

To volunteer or make food donation, sign up at Senior hotline: 1-800-642-5119.

Home Instead Senior Care: ‘Be a Santa to a Senior’ Holiday Tree

Through Dec. 4: Tree decorated with ornaments featuring seniors’ first name or code and gift suggestions. Choose ornament, buy gift, attach ornament to gift, return to store. No wrapping needed. Kinney Drug, 97 Morrisville Plaza. 802-860-4663;;

Central Vermont Adult Basic Education

Dec. 5: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Prepare for GED exams (age 16+, not in high school). 52 Portland St. 888-5531,

20th Annual Festival of Lights

Dec. 7: 4:30 p.m. Parade starts at Peoples Academy. Make a float, drive a truck or tractor, walk with a sign, etc. Santa and Mrs. Claus at Oxbow after parade (photo op at Pavilion), hot chocolate, flame throwers, and more. Tammy Friedrich, 279-3330.

Lamoille Chamber of Commerce Mixer

Dec. 10: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. To benefit new Clarina Howard Nichols Center. Bring donations for the shelter: gift cards for food, gas, etc.; garbage bags, laundry pods, paper towels, toilet paper, towels; postage and copy paper. 120 Northgate Plaza, Suite 3. Register: Tess Milner, Office Manager; 802-888-7607.

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.

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;

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.


Waterbury Area Senior Center

Monday and Friday: 9 to 10:45 a.m. Strength training excercise group for seniors over 65. Free.

Sue: 244-7909.

Nov. 19: 1 p.m. Bill April, AARP FraudWatch: Weapons of Fraud. Identify fraud and scams.

Nov. 22: 1 p.m. Waterbury Historical Society: Thanksgiving Traditions, Stories and Memories. Come early for lunch; light refreshments at talk.

  • Annual Meeting

Nov. 14: 5:30 p.m. Volunteer opportunities, event information, etc.


  • Paint Night

Nov. 15: 7 p.m. Age 10 and up. Make autumn harvest wreath, bring friends, BYOB; light refreshments available. Pre-register:

14 Stowe St. Jodi: 244-1234,

St. Andrew Parish: Holiday Craft Fair

Nov. 16: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 20 crafters; Crafters’ Raffle; homemade baked goods; coffee and doughnuts. 11:30 p.m. on: homemade soups, chili, fresh bread. Benefits funeral luncheons, scholarship fund, Rosaries for Missions Project. St. Leo Hall, behind St. Andrew Church, 109 S. Main St.


Waterbury Area Food Shelf: Annual Turkey Drive

Nov. 16: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Drop off turkeys. 57 S. Main St. Sponsored by Waterbury Rotary. Linda Parks, 802-236-3354,

Waterbury Community Center Feasibility Study

Nov. 19: 6 to 8 p.m. First public meeting.

Dec. 17: 6 p.m. Concept presented and discussed. Feb. 4, 2020: 6:30 p.m. Discuss future direction for project.

May 2020: Completion of feasibility study.

Steele Community Room, Municipal Center, 28 N. Main St. Steve Lotspeich, 244-1012,

River of Light Lantern Parade

Dec. 7: 5 p.m. 10th annual parade.

Departs from Thatcher Brook Primary School, 47 Stowe St.

MK Monley/MakerSphere, 802-272-6557,


Waterbury Ambulance Service: CPR/First Aid/Stop the Bleed Courses

Nov. 12, 19, 26: 10 a.m. 1727 Guptil Road. 802-244-5003,


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