Events in and around Charlotte the January and February.
Looking for something to do? Check out these area events.
I grew up loving small trees that I could climb. Apples trees and a large, old magnolia tree that grew on my parents’ property were my favorites. On this land there were some unusual trees,
It’s probably safe to say that there will be a morning—and it is just over that hill. Coming soon. Here’s what’s happening at the Senior Center.
During Vermont Open Farm Week, you can meet the farmers, plants, and animals that bring your favorite high quality Vermont products to your plate.
Join us from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for our phenomenal annual Charlotte Congregational Church Fall Festival at the Charlotte Congregational Church Fellowship Hall. Time, Talent and Experience Silent Auction, Homemade Specialty Food Sale, Take-out fruit, salads, sides and meals, Children’s Activities and Yummy Potluck Lunch.
We Fed an Island Community Supper. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 5:30 p.m. Inspired by Jose Argues’ work in Puerto Rico, we’re…
Thursday, Dec. 13Celebrate the Arts Night at Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School in Hinesburg from 6:00 p.m. to…
Okay, so perhaps you think that it’s easy for Hawking to talk about “the joy of discovering”—after all, he was doing ‘important work.’ But that need not be the yardstick. Not long ago, I waited in my car for an extended time for a friend at the bus station. I had the time to observe a spider (with my car window closed) on a web it had spun between the side-view mirror and the body of my car.
This quote probably describes the state of mind of many of our Senior Center visitors. Being “retired” seems to have the image of bored, older citizens at loose ends with not much to do. On the contrary, our participants have trouble fitting another course or activity into their daily schedules with family and volunteering with many, many organizations. One common refrain is: “I’d love to do that, but I just don’t have the time.” It certainly makes planning programs a challenge!
Vermont Symphony Orchestra Masterworks featuring Peter Serkin at 7:30 p.m., Flynn Center for the Performing Arts. The VSO’s 84th season opens with VSO Music Director Jaime Laredo leading the VSO in an intensely beautiful work by George Walker, the first African American to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music.
September 5 – Free tobacco cessation program to begin at Porter Medical Center. Let’s quit! You don’t have to do it alone!
August 25 – The 37th annual Vergennes Day at City Park in Vergennes from 10 a.m.–3 p.m., with a street dance the night before from 7 to 10 p.m. featuring The Hitmen.
August 12 Rokeby Museum pie and ice cream social. Having a great day is as easy as pie at…
Gandalf, Dumbledore, Obi-Wan Kenobi—all old men with wrinkles—and magical powers. So, the magic makes the wrinkles acceptable? Interesting that the magic does not make them go away. Hmm. Perhaps they are (rightly) seen as a badge of honor.
Summer Story Time – Reading Fun at Adam’s Berry Farm – Tuesday, July 31 at 9:30 a.m. Meet us at the farm for a summer of berries, great stories, gardening and busy activities. All ages are welcome.
July 26 & 27 – Join the Hour-Glass Youth Theatre for its exciting new production of Shakespeare’s As You Like It. The play follows a young woman and her best friend as they flee a society in ruins from conflict and an imbalance of power.
Amy Siskind, author of the bestseller The List: A Week-by-Week Reckoning of Trump’s First Year, speaks from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at Shelburne Vineyard, 6308 Shelburne Road, about how we defend our democracy against daily assaults on marginalized communities, women and all of us.
It is no surprise that the Senior Center primarily serves residents of Charlotte, but did you know that we also welcome those from surrounding communities? What’s more, these participants also contribute financially as Friends of the Senior Center, donate their time and expertise as volunteer instructors and help in many other crucial volunteer jobs around the Center.
Saturday, May 5 Hooves and High Rollers: A Kentucky Derby Casino Royale, 5 to 9 p.m., in the atrium of the Double Tree by Hilton in Burlington.