Community Events: April 5

Kindergarten registration
If your child will be five years old by Sept. 1, please call Naomi Strada at CCS at (802) 425-6600 to register for kindergarten for the 2017/2018 school year. Registration will take place April 6 and 7. Once you have called to make an appointment indicating your child will be coming to CCS, you will receive a registration packet. Be prepared for your child’s special day!

Yoga Roots in Shelburne is hosting a From Clutter to Clarity workshop from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on April 7. Understanding the Power of Thought with Avis Silverstein is a donation-based workshop with a suggested donation of $5 to $20 to support the Yoga Roots Kula Community Fund that supports speakers, scholarships and community events. Sign up at Yoga Roots, or call (802) 985-0090.

Open house
Vermont artists with original art or handmade crafts are invited to participate in Shelburne Pond Studios’ Vermont Craft Council spring open studios weekend. Saturday, May 27, and Sunday, May 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. Deadline for applications: Friday, April 15. Application fee $35. Send an email for an application and details.

This spring as you sort through your clothes please remember SCHIP’s Treasure Resale Shop, which has donated more than $615,000 to other nonprofits in the past decade. Donate, volunteer or shop. SCHIP’s accepts any season clothing at any time during the year, provided it is gently used. It also accepts home décor, jewelry and other small items. Call the shop at (802) 985-3595 for more information.

Moth-inspired evening
Storytelling, live music and good food will be served up at HomeShare Vermont’s “There’s No Place Like Home: Celebrating 35 Years” event from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Sunset Ballroom atop Comfort Suites, 1712 Shelburne Road in South Burlington, on April 20. Moth award-winning storytellers Sue Schmidt and Kevin Gallagher will headline the event, along with other storytellers. Live music will be performed by The Brevity Thing. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased online at HomeShare Vermont or by calling (802) 863-5625.

Earth Day planting
The Charlotte Park Oversight Committee will plant 20–30 disease-resistant elm trees in the park on Sunday, April 22. 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.

Spring rummage sale
This year’s Grange spring rummage sale will be later than usual. It will be held Friday, May 5, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 6, from 8:00 a.m. to noon. Drop-off dates will be Saturday, April 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and Monday, May 1, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Please email Lynn Monty to list your community event.