Our Calendar is offered as a service for local events sponsored by church groups, youth clubs, civic organizations, arts organizations, and other non-profit, charitable organizations. In general we run non-advertorial, educational, informational, and community-focused events that are free to the public. Ticketed events for which all proceeds will benefit a charitable organization will be considered.

Upcoming Events



Go Red for Women Luncheon

April 12: 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  American Heart Association event features Keynote Speaker Dr. Ellen Albertson, a Purse-onality Silent Auction, and a Survivor Speaker. Pre-lunch breakout sessions will include wellness topics including; yoga, mindfulness, and meditation. $90. vtgored.heart.org, Nancy Luke, 349-2418, Nancy.luke@heart.org. DoubleTree by Hilton, 870 Williston Rd.

CANBVT Meeting and Rally

April 12: 6:30 p.m. doors open. 7 p.m. Citizens Against Nuclear Bombers in Vermont. F-35 fighter jets capable of carrying nuclear weapons are scheduled to be based in Vermont. Become a citizen co-sponsor of the Nuclear Bomber Free Vermont Resolution. Free Ben & Jerry’s served. canbvt.org. First Unitarian Universalist Society of Burlington, 152 Pearl St.

Greek Take-Out Dinner & Pastry Sale

April 13: 10 a.m. Pastry sale. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Chicken souvlaki, gyro, falafel, vegetarian, salad, rice pilaf. 862-2155 Greek Orthodox Church, corner of Ledge Rd. and South Willard St.


HTF History Night

April 18: 5:30-8:30 p.m. The Town of Hinesburg hosts a night of storytelling, discussion, and education about the Hinesburg Town Forest, an 864-acre municipal forest owned by the town since the 1950s and now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Storytelling, discussion and education. Panelists: Michael Snyder, David Brynn, Bill Torrey, Ethan Tapper, Jean Miner. hinesburg.org/townforestcomm.html. Hinesburg Town Hall, 10632 VT-116.


Earth Day Walk

April 27: 9 a.m. to noon. ReSource holds its first annual Earth Day Walk at Red Rocks Park. Storybook trail featuring local children’s book author Kate Messner’s “Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt.” Wear “creatively green” costume. Prizes: individual, couple, family, team, dog. Dogs on leash (6-feet or less). $5. Karen Jamiel, 857-4371, kjamiel@resourcevt.org, resourcevt.org/earth-day-walk. Red Rocks Park, Central Avenue.


Rummage Sale

April 12: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and April 13: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Williston Federated Church. Come and shop for gently worn clothing for all ages. Saturday fill a 30-gallon trash bag for $5. For more information contact Carol at 862-7400. 44 North Williston Rd.



Vermont Youth Dancers

April 13: 1 & 6:30 p.m. and April 14: 2 p.m. “Turn to Stone, A Journey to Narnia,” $12. vyd-narnia.eventbrite.com or vermontyouthdancers.org. Unsold tickets: $14 at door. 448-0893. Mount Mansfield Union High School, 211 Browns Trace Rd.



Jericho Town Hall

• To April: “The Art of Food.” Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-noon.

• April 22: Call to Artists deadline for “All the Waters.” Submit one or two pieces, two-dimensional art work, any medium. May-August 2019 exhibit. Information and registration: jerichovt.gov, catherine.mcmains@gmail.com. 899-4936. 67 VT-15.



“Sorry to Bother You”

April 18: 7 p.m. Saint Michael’s College presents the film which is sponsored by the campus Student Labor Action Movement. In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, black telemarketer Cassius Green (Lakeith Stanfield) discovers a magical key to professional success, which propels him into a macabre universe of “powercalling” that leads to material glory. Rated R. Free and open to the public. St. Michael’s College, Cheray Science Hall, 101.


“Paris to Pittsburgh”

April 18: 7 p.m. Jericho Energy Task Force presents the National Geographic Society movie. Interviews on developing plans to cope with climate change. Q&A. Light refreshments; bring plate and mug. enerjericho@gmail.com. Deborah Rawson Memorial Library, 8 River Rd.



VTeen 4-H Science Pathways Café

• April 15: Deadline for disability-related accommodation. Lauren Traister, 802-888-4972, toll-free 866-260-5603.

• May 1: Registration deadline. Grade 7-12 students. teensciencecafemay4.eventbrite.com.

• May 4: 5-7 p.m. Insight into research-based discoveries for the treatment of cancer. Free pizza and drinks. UVM Mansfield Dining Room, Dudley Davis Center.

• May 14: 4 to 5 p.m. Follow-up workshop, Larner College of Medicine, gross organ web lab. Limit: 12, registration opens after May 4 café.

• June 1: Application deadline to join team (go.uvm.edu/vteen-science-lead). For info: vteen4hsummerofscience.eventbrite.com.



2019 Diversity Conference

April 12: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 9 a.m. Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center hosts keynote speaker Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, author of “What Truth Sounds Like;” professor of Sociology, Georgetown University. Panels on opiate addiction and workplace diversity; job fair (over 20 employers). Limited seating. Registration: $15 to $75, gbmrc.org/2019-diversity-conference. Burlington Hilton, 60 Battery St.

Mother Up! Burlington

Third Thursday of the month. 6-7:30 p.m. Mother Up! is a project of 350VT bringing together families to talk about the tough realities of climate change and to participate in the transition to a healthier and safer world. Meeting location rotates to different people’s homes. Contact maeve@350vt.org for more information.

NAMI Support Group

Thursdays: 3 p.m. The National Alliance on Mental Illness hosts a free 90-minute recovery support group, facilitated by trained NAMI peers living in recovery, for people living with mental illness where people learn from one another’s experiences, share coping strategies, and offer mutual encouragement and understanding. Free. namivt.org. Saint Paul’s Cathedral, 2 Cherry St.

Champlain Valley Prostate Cancer Support Group

Second Tuesday of the month, 6-7:45 p.m. Special guest: Dr. Gillian Stearns M.D., Urologist, UVM Medical Center. General discussion and sharing among survivors, those beginning or rejoining the battle, wives, partners, etc. Refreshments. Mary L. Guyette RN, MS, ACNS-BC, 274-4990, vmary@aol.com. Hope Lodge, 237 East Ave.


Chittenden County Chess Club

Thursdays: 7 p.m. Registration 7-7:15 p.m.; Games begin at 7:30 p.m. Great competitive fun. Information: Dave at 324-1143 or email carterd253@hotmail.com. Lake Champlain Waldorf High School, 122 Bostwick Rd.

RSVP Bone Builders

Mondays: 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesdays & Fridays 10-11 a.m. No registration required. Free. No-impact weight training program designed to prevent and even reverse the effects of osteoporosis and increase balance and strength. Sponsored by United Way of Northwest Vermont and taught by trained volunteer instructors. Shelburne United Methodist Church, 30 Church St.


Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Support Group

Second Tuesdays of the month. 10-11:30 a.m. Light refreshments. Free respite care while caregivers attend the support group. Info: Dawn Plante, 863-6631, rdplante@comcast.net. The Residence at Quarry Hill, 465 Quarry Hill Rd.

Radio Amateurs of Northern VT

Second Tuesday of month. 7 p.m. Anyone interested in ham radio welcome. Meets every second Tuesday of the month. Refreshments. Mitch, 879-6589, ranv.org. Wheeler House, 1100 Dorset St.



UVM Festival of New Music

• April 12: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Concert Band.

• April 13: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Symphony Orchestra, Yutaka Kono, conductor.

• April 14: 3 to 4 p.m. Vermont Wind Ensemble; guest conductor Larry Solt. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Free and open to the public, UVM Recital Hall, 392 South Prospect St.


Saint Michael’s College Concerts

• April 25: 6 p.m. Acabellas’ Spring Concert, by Saint Michael’s College all-women a cappella singing ensemble.

Free and open to the public. Saint Michael’s College, McCarthy Arts Center Recital Hall, 18 Campus Rd.


Western Swing Band

April 19: 7 p.m. Rick & The All-Star Ramblers Western Swing Band. Free. 864-6674, rickandtheramblers.com Richmond Free Library, 201 Bridge St.


The Old Brick Church Music Series

Rising Star Contest, April 19 application deadline: advancemusicvt.com/fun-stuff/events/229-local-rising-stars-contest All styles, instruments, genres suitable for a youth audience. Non-professional performers not regularly performing in public.

May 10: Performance; $500 prize. town.williston.vt.us/brickchurchmusic Old Brick Church, 100 Library Lane.



Turkey Hunting Seminar

April 18: 6-9 p.m. Beginning to experienced hunters. Jeff Blanchard, lead instructor. Registration: register-ed.com/programs/vermont/133-vermont-fish-and-wildlife-seminars. Bring lunch. John Pellegrini, 793-1894. Essex F&W District Office, 111 West St.

Stunt Kite Fliers & Archery Hobbyists

Saturdays: 10 a.m. to noon. All skill levels. Free. David, 658-0030. Meet at Presto Music Store, Blue Mall, Dorset St.



“Insurrecto” Author Reading

April 19: 4-5 p.m. Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Program and Department of History of UVM together with the Filipino-American Community of Vermont presents award-winning author Gina Apostol. Her book “Insurrecto” was named one of the ten best books of 2018 by Publisher’s Weekly. Apostol teaches at the Fieldston School in NYC. Free. Register at http://bit.ly/insurrectovt. UVM main campus, James M. Jeffords Hall, 112, 63 Carrigan Dr.


Diplomatic Role of Journalism

April 11: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Saint Michael’s College presents Dr. Katherine Brown, President and CEO, Global Ties US. Author of “Your Country, Our War: The Press and Diplomacy in Afghanistan.” Discusses unofficial diplomatic role of journalism throughout the war in Afghanistan and media’s role in shaping the world’s perception of Afghanistan. Reception follows. Registration: eventbrite.com/e/afghanistan-storytelling-of-americas-longest-war-tickets-55293949692 St. Michael’s College, Pomerleau Alumni Center, 76 Observatory Lane.


Education & Enrichment for Everyone

April 12: “The Presidential Election of 2020: A First Look” - Eric Davis, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Middlebury College. $5 at door; $45 membership includes all talks. Dorothy Lovering, 658-6554, vtodyssey@comcast.net; eeevermont.org. Faith United Methodist Church, 899 Dorset St.

Secret History of Backyard Insects

April 23: 1 p.m. The Burlington Garden Club presents Dr. Yolanda Chen, University of Vermont Associate Professor of the Dept. of Plant and Soil Science. Dr. Chen will talk about how human activities have given rise to insect pests and how pests have played a role in history. Free and open to the public. Info: 802-238-4213. Faith United Methodist Church, 899 Dorset St.


Green Mountain Audubon Society

April 15: 6:30 p.m. Mark Paul, “A Safari to Tanzania and Kenya.” Talk will feature some of the most remote areas of East Africa: Selous, one of the largest protected areas in Africa, Ruaha, the largest National Park in Tanzania, and Masai Mara National Reserve, an extension of the Serengeti National Park. Free and open to the public. 878-4918 Dorothy Alling Memorial Library, 21 Library Lane/Route 2.



Noises Off

April 11, 12, 13: 7:30 p.m. Apr. 7: 2 p.m. Shelburne Players. Michael Frayn comedy/farce. Open seating. $18, $15 seniors and students at Shelburne Market or shelburneplayers.com, 343-2602. Shelburne Town Center, 5420 Shelburne Rd.

Library Happenings

Come to the library and check out our poetry displays, including a poetry cart with do-it-yourself activities like magnetic poetry, black-out poetry, and more. During Poem in Your Pocket Week, April 15-20, help yourself to a short poem from our poetry basket at the circulation desk. Feel free to bring copies of a favorite to add if you like.


Mon., April 15, 12-1:30 p.m.

Practice your English and make new friends in this ongoing ESL discussion group facilitated by Tricia Griffith.


Wed., April 17, 6:30 p.m.

Bring your latest project to share with other knitters or get help with challenging patterns. All skill levels welcome.


Legislative Forum – April 22, 6:30 p.m.

Census Jobs Program – April 23, 5 p.m.

Evening Book Discussion – April 25, 6:30 p.m.

Google Drive Workshop – April 29, 5:30 p.m.



Thurs., April 11, 9 a.m.

Meetings are at the Wheeler House and open to the public. Please join the Friends to help support the South Burlington Public Library to provide high quality programs and services for adults and children.


Thurs., April 11, 5 p.m.

The board meets in the library meeting room on the second Thursday of each month at 5 p.m. Open to the public.



Sat., April 13, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Read to Charlie, a registered Therapy Dog of Vermont! Charlie, a standard poodle, is an experienced, calm and dignified listener. Please pre-register. For all ages with an adult.

Needle felting, Tues., April 16, 5-6 p.m. Come to the South Burlington Public Library and learn how to make a simple felted bird or fox in thi…


Tues., April 16, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

A 20 to 30-minute musical story time geared to toddlers and their caregivers with age-appropriate books, finger-plays, movement, and songs. Sitting still is now required, and there is always time for socializing after stories. Drop-ins welcome. No pre-registration necessary.


Wed., April 17, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

A story time geared to infants (birth to pre-walker) and their caregivers. Twenty to 30-minutes of songs and stories followed by “baby-friendly” play and socializing. Drop-ins welcome. No pre-registration necessary.


Introduction to Embroidery – April 23, 10:30 a.m.

Read to a Dog – April 23, 10:30 a.m.

Gardening in the Library – April 24, 10:30 a.m.

Make a Beaded Bracelet – April 24, 3:00 p.m.

Decorate a Canvas Bag – April 26, 10:30 a.m.

Everybody Wins VT! Read-a-Thon – April 28, 1-3:30 p.m.

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