Here is a list of Community & Non-Profit Events coming soon in our area:
Wednesday, June 13th
The United Way of Northwest Vermont is kicking off its young professionals group-Emerging Leaders United-with a launch party at Arts Riot, 400 Pine Street in Burlington from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. The event is free and features United Way CEO Jesses Bridges, Winooski Mayor Seth Leonard and Chris Lyon of Seventh Generation. Register at www.//emergingleaderslaunchparty.eventbrite.com
Thursday, June 14th
The North Country Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a seminar on “Hazards of Electricity”” from 8am to 4:30pm at the chamber offices on Route 9 in Plattsburgh. To register or learn more, call 518-563-1000 or visit www.northcountrychamber.com
Friday, June 15th
The BFA Fairfax Alumni Banquet is being held at the Richard A. Brown Gym at the high school starting at 5pm with a social hour and dinner to follow. For more information, email Georgiaauto16@yahoo.com
Saturday, June 16th
The Teddy Bear Factory in Shelburne is celebrating its 37th birthday with a BEARthday for Vermont Cubs everywhere from 11am to 3pm. There will be a bouncy house, face painting, the big Blue Express Train and more. Activities are free.
USA Dance Green Mountain Chapter is hosting its monthly dance at Frederick Tuttle Middle School on Dorset Street in South Burlington from 6:30pm to 11pm. It is $10 for students, seniors and members and $15 for general admission.
The town of Wilmington, New York presents the Wilmington Whiteface Whisky Run 10K and Heritage Celebration at Festival Field, 2 Cunningham Lane. The race begins at 9:30am and the celebration including beer and whisky tasting, food, music, re-enactors and crafters is from 11am to 5pm. For more details, go to www.wilmingtonhistoricalsociety.org
Isle of Patmos Masonic Lodge in South Hero is having a breakfast buffet from 7:30am to 10:30am. To order take out, call Keith that day at 802-777-6316
St, Amadeus Parish Center, 75 North Main Street in Alburgh is hosting an Italian Night Dinner from 5pm to 7pm.
Saturday and Sunday, June 16th & 17th
Celebrate Vermont’s dairy heritage with local cheese makers and samples at Billings Farm and Museum in Woodstock.
Sunday, June 17th
St. Mary’s Church, 145 Square Road in Franklin is having a Father’s Day Brunch from 9am to 12:30pm. For more information, call 933-2496
The Ethan Allen Homestead Museum off of the Belt Line in Burlington presents author and Champlain College professor Willard Sterne Randall discussing Alexander Hamilton with “The Man, the Play and the Musical” at 2pm.
The Lincoln Volunteer Fire Department is having a Father’s Day chicken barbecue from 11am until all the chicken is gone.
Tuesday, June 19th
The North Country Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a seminar on “Flammable & Combustible Fluids” from 8am to noon at the chamber offices on Route 9 in Plattsburgh. To register or learn more, visit www.northcountrychamber.com or call 518-563-1000
Thursday, June 21st
The Westport Federated Church on Main Street is having a roast pork dinner starting at 4:30pm with take-out available. Donations of non-perishable food items for the Westport Food Pantry are also appreciated.
The North Country Chamber of Commerce is holding its monthly Business after Hours at Lake Champlain Pools, Spas and Stoves, 106 Boynton Avenue in Plattsburgh from 5:30pm to 7pm.
Saturday, June 23rd
The Georgia United Methodist Church is holding its annual Strawberry Shortcake Supper with servings at 4:30pm and 6pm. For reservations, call 893-4413
A multi-family lawn sale is being held at Rice Hill Methodist Church, Route 78 and Rice Hill Road in Highgate Center from 9am to 2pm.
The Milton Promise Community Mural event where young people assist in painting the dugouts at Bombardier Park is happening from 9:30am to 4:30pm. Learn more at www.miltonartistsguild.org
The United Methodist Church at 129 Mountain Road, Route 171, in Tuftonboro, New Hampshire is having a roast pork dinner at 5pm. For reservations, call 569-2097
Saturday and Sunday, June 23rd & 24th
Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum, 250 River Road in Peru is having a Homesteading and Woodworking weekend from 10am to 4pm both days. Antique chainsaw and woodworking demonstrations are part of the family fun. Go to www.babbiemuseum.org
In honor of Ethan Allen Day, experience the Vermont Frontier at the Ethan Allen Homestead Museum off of Burlington’s Belt Line. The weekend features craft, cooking, lifestyle and trade demonstrations plus re-enactors.
Sunday, June 24th
The Jeremy Boquet Foundation is hosting a motorcycle ride to benefit Camp Exclamation Point. The ride begins and ends at Green Mountain Harley Davidson in Essex Junction with lunch on the return. Registration is at 9am and the ride gets underway at 10am. Learn more at www.jeremys.ride.org
The March for the Babies is the March of Dimes biggest fundraiser and it takes place at Airport Park in Colchester from 9am to 12:30pm. Register at www.marchforbabies.org
Billings Farm and Museum in Woodstock is having its 35th Anniversary Celebration with hands-on activities, music, food, a farm animal parade, special guests and more. Admission is free.
Fletcher Free Library in Burlington presents “Cool Science! Meteorites” for all ages from 3pm to 4pm.