Upcoming reunions, open houses and plant sales

Photo by Lynn Monty

Champlain Valley Union High School Class of 1972 will host a reunion from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Cedar Knoll Country Club in Hinesburg on Saturday, July 15. Light fare. Golf is available. Please RSVP to Gary Shepard by May 26.

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. Application fee $35. Send an email for an application and details.

Plant Sale
The annual Senior Center Plant Sale is back, Saturday, May 27, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., rain or shine. You will find lots of buds, blossoms and bargains! Donate potted seedlings or plants at the Center Monday, May 22, to Friday, May 26.

Summer tai chi
Open to all adults whether beginners or advanced students. Designed to keep you engaged and current in your practice. All programs offer a falls prevention component and are safe for persons with inflammatory joint conditions. These will be held on Mondays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. from June 5 to Aug. 14 at the Charlotte Congregational Church. To register please contact Mary West at (802) 922-0498  or by email.

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 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.


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.

Baby playgroup
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.

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.

Riding lessons
Steeple Ridge Farm hosts weekly afterschool horseback riding lessons. Students learn the basic care of the horse including grooming, bathing, feeding and upkeep. This program is 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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