In days of yore, if you asked anyone about Rotary, they would say, “Oh, it’s just a group of old men sitting around smoking cigars.” That may have been true in the days of our grandparents, but not now, certainly not in the case of the Rotary Club of Charlotte-Shelburne-Hinesburg.
How does Santa Claus deliver presents? Many legends are that Santa Claus delivers presents in one night, he goes down a chimney, and gives presents to every boy and girl. But is that all of them?
With most of our foliage now decomposing on the forest floor—or your lawn—we’re entering what is euphemistically called Stick Season or the Quiet Season. There are still ample opportunities for outdoor expeditions and plenty to observe in the animal kingdom.
People are continuing to stay active—either with outdoor activities or with online classes—and there are a lot to choose from. If you are hesitant about going online, please call and leave a message at 425-6345, and we will have someone call you back to provide assistance with Zoom.
We interviewed some families, and learned that most kids would rather be at school than at home. For example, 4th grader Parker Trono hasn’t gone anywhere except outside.
There are lots of lists online of games, homeschooling schedules, activities, and workout regiments for the whole family, which are fun, but not exactly my style. I decided to make one of my own. Play at your own risk.
The Senior Center’s website is new-ish. It went up last year and is still a work in progress. It is worth a visit. The address is long but really easy: CharlotteSeniorCenterVT.org. In addition to the seasonal schedule and the monthly calendars, you’ll find our menus for the month, additional nutrition tidbits, occasional photos of activities, some background information on the Center, as well as limited archives of these articles.
Summer reading begins Tuesday, June 26, with a kick-off party at 1 p.m. Learn how raptors build their habitats in this hand-on session with Vermont Institute of Natural Science. For all ages. Full information about all summer reading programs available on our website: charlottepubliclibrary.org.