Here is a list of Community & Non-Profit Events coming soon in our area:
Thursday, January 16th
The Clinton County Historical Association presents “The Frank Purdy Story” with SUNY History graduate Alexandra Thomas at 6:30 pm at the Lake Forest Senior Community Center, 8 Lake Forest Drive in Plattsburgh. Purdy of Rouses Point lived from 1865-1935 and left an extensive collection of glass plate negatives, which have been identified by Thomas. The talk is free and open to the public.
The North Country Chamber of Commerce presents a seminar on “Blood Borne Pathogens from 8 am to noon at the chamber offices on Route 9 in Plattsburgh. To sign up or learn more, go to www.northcountrychamber.com or call 518-563-1000
The North Country Chamber of Commerce is having its Business After Hours at West Side Ballroom, 253 New York Road in Plattsburgh from 5:30 pm to 7 pm.
Friday, January 17th
VFW #6689 on Pearl Street in Essex Junction is holding a Wing Night from 5:30 pm to 7 pm. All are welcome.
The St. Ambrose Knights of Columbus in Bristol are hosting a spaghetti dinner from 5 pm to 7 pm at St. Ambrose Parish Hall to raise money for community organizations.
Saturday, January 18th
VFW Post 782 on South Winooski Avenue in Burlington is having a community dance with the Twangcasters from 7pm to 11pm. The public is invited.
Lyon Mountain American Legion Post #1623 is hosting an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner from 3pm to 6pm followed by a dance with Friction Band from 7pm to 11pm. All are welcome.
Sunday, January 19th
VFW Post #6689 on Pearl Street in Essex Junction is having a breakfast from 9am to 11am. The public is welcome.
The Ethan Allen Homestead Museum off of the Belt Line in Burlington presents historian Robert Grandchamp as he compares the firearms used by the Green Mountain Boys of 1777 to those used by them in 1861 at 2pm. There is no admission fee, but donations are appreciated.
The Vermont Ecumenical Council invites all Christian Faith Communities to come together in prayer for a service at 4pm at Faith United Methodist Church, 899 Dorset Street in South Burlington. Learn more at www.vecncc.org
Friday, January 24th
The North Country Chamber of Commerce is holding its 108th annual dinner at the West Side Ballroom, 253 New York Road in Plattsburgh with cocktails at 6 pm. The annual business awards will be presented. Learn more at www.northcountrychamber.com or call 563-1000
Saturday, January 25th
VFW Post 782 on South Winooski Avenue in Burlington is having a community dance with The Nottingham Drive Band from 7pm to 11pm. The public is welcome.
Tuesday, January 28th
An information session for its Trailblazers: Women in the Construction Trades program is taking place at North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters Hall, 5 Gregory Drive in South Burlington at 5:30pm. Vermont Works for Women is offering training for women in the construction trades for ten weeks from March 2nd to May 2nd. Learn more at www.vtworksforwomen.org
Get a diploma, earn a GED, improve your computer skills and more with Vermont Adult Learning at an information session from 3pm to 6pm at Lawrence Public Library in Bristol. Call 388-4392, text 276-6920 or just stop by.
Friday, January 31st
St. Francis Xavier School in Winooski is having a Calcutta at the Hampton Inn in Colchester with both live and silent auctions, dinner for two with your ball purchase and a chance to win $1500. Go to www.sfxcalcutta.org
Friday, February 7th
Waybridge Fire Department Spaghetti Dinner at the Waybridge Elementary School from 5 pm – 8 pm. Adults $10 kids 6 to 12 $5 and 6 and under Free Call Cody at 802-458-2233 with questions or for more information.