The Charlotte News
There will be a Q&A session with the Charlotte Central School principals at 2:30 p.m. at the CCS Library on March 22. Come join other parents for a gathering with the principals in which you can get answers to questions that you have on your mind. For more information call (802) 425-6600.
Yoga Roots is excited to partner with Spark Youth Yoga to bring you family yoga, led by Kate Hudspeth at Yoga Roots in Shelburne from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p. m. on March 25. This class will combine physical activities, such as yoga poses and group games, with exercises to calm and focus the mind. All ages are invited to participate with their parents, grandparents or caregivers. For more information call (802) 985-0090.
Make it a date! This workshop will include partner postures and practices that include active listening, meditation, mirroring and balancing from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Yoga Roots in Shelburne on March 25. Using the universal principles of touch, grounding, trust and compassion, in a safe space, we will explore the ways in which we are energetically connected and how to meet another with equality. Please feel free to come with or without a friend or partner. Those without can be paired up during class. Class is recommended for ages 18 and up. For more information call (802) 985-0090.
The Charlotte Land Trust is hosting a speaker at 7:00 p.m. at the Senior Center on March 29. Sue Morse will give a talk on “Animals of the North: What Will Global Climate Change Mean for Them?” Morse is the founder of Keeping Track and is highly regarded as an expert in natural history and one of the top wildlife trackers in North America. This event is free and open to the public, and all ages are welcome. Light refreshments served. For more information call (802) 425-3510.
Water Matters, Part 4, will be offered from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Hinesburg Town Hall on March 30. The Chittenden Regional Planning Commission, Lewis Creek Association and Responsible Growth Hinesburg have teamed up to raise awareness of water issues in the LaPlatte River watershed. Members of conservation commissions, selectboards and planning commissions, as well as community members in Hinesburg, Charlotte, Shelburne and all neighboring towns are invited to attend. Charlie Baker from Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission will emcee the event. Sweets will be served. For more information call (802) 425-2002.
The Charlotte Park Oversight Committee will plant 20-30 disease resistant elm trees in the park on Sunday, April 2. The planting is made possible by a $1,000 grant from the Vermont Urban and Community Forestry Program. For more information email Tree Warden Mark Dillenbeck.
The 17th Annual Spring College Fair at Champlain Valley Union High School will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on April 3. More than 100 college representatives from across the New England, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions and Canada will be available to speak with both students and parents. For more information call (802) 482-7100.
Multi-age pick-up basketball on Mondays at 7 p.m. at Charlotte Central School. For more information call (802) 425-6129, ext. 204, or send an email.
Building Bright Futures Baby Playgroup, first and third Tuesdays of the month from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Charlotte Library. Ages 0 to 2. For more information, send an email.
Afterschool dance at 3:00 p.m. on Thursdays at Charlotte Central School. For more information call (802) 425-6129, ext. 204, or send an email.
Charlotte Painting/Drawing Sessions have begun at the Inn at Charlotte in Duker Bower’s studio. A group of local artists meet for five-hour sessions to paint from a model, both portrait and figure. These are uninstructed sessions; the fee is $22. Bring your own equipment. See dates and details at the website. Or call Duker at (802) 425-2934.
Afterschool piano lessons are held on Thursdays at Charlotte Central School for students in grades 2 or higher. Lessons will be taught by Julie Holmes. For more information call (802) 425-6129, ext. 204, or send an email.
The Charlotte Playgroup meets Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the multipurpose room at Charlotte Central School. Follows the school calendar—no playgroup when school is not in session. For more information, visit Building Bright Futures or contact Colleen.
Steeple Ridge Farm will be hosting weekly afterschool horseback riding lessons. Students will learn the basic care of the horse, including grooming, bathing, feeding and upkeep. This program will be offered to all grades on Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information call (802) 425-6129, ext. 204, or send an email.
Mom and baby yoga on Tuesdays at 8:15 a.m. at Charlotte Central School. For more information call (802) 425-6129, ext. 204, or send an email.
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