The Vermont Suffrage Centennial Alliance chose to make voting and voting rights — their history, the struggles to attain this right and exercise it and the vigilance and advocacy necessary to preserve and expand them — the centerpiece of its upcoming event Hard Won, Not Done: Voting Matters on Saturday, Aug. 14, 3-5 p.m. on the Statehouse lawn in Montpelier.

The Wolcott United Methodist Church holds a yard and bake sale at the church Friday, Aug. 13 and Saturday, Aug. 14, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 4023 VT-15, Wolcott.

At Greensboro Historical Society’s annual meeting, Monday, Aug. 9, 7 p.m., Greensboro United Church of Christ fellowship hall, two experts will discuss whether Timothy Hinman was a “Rogue or Hero?” and the history of the Hinman Settler Road.

Don’t forget to register for the 2021 World Soccer Festival at Lamoille Union High School, Saturday, Aug. 28, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., for a celebration of music, food, flags, fun and lots of soccer.

Mount Mansfield Villages is sponsoring a shredding event Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021, from 9 a.m.- noon in Jeffersonville at the silos, located at Vermont Route 15 at the roundabout.

River Arts in Morrisville hosts an opening celebration for two new exhibits, “Self Reflections” with work by James Rauchman, and “Of Openness and Closeness” with work by Nitya Brighenti, Thursday, Aug. 5, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 74 Pleasant St.

The Current in Stowe has been awarded a $20,000 grant from The National Endowment for the Arts in support of its Exposed. 2021 sculpture exhibition, a free, accessible outdoor exhibition featuring sculptural works that is held annually from July to October throughout the village of Stowe.

“See Rock City & Other Destinations” is a pop-rock folk musical with music by Brad Alexander and book lyrics by Adam Mathias, at it takes theatergoers on a tour across America with sculpturesque sets and heart-tugging music, peeking into the lives of its characters as they make and miss connections along the way.

The Hinesburg Recreation Department’s Summer Concerts in the Park music series returns this week with About Time Wednesday, Aug. 11, in the gazebo at Wainer Community Playground and Park, 6:30-8:30 p.m., behind Hinesburg Community School.

Wednesday Night Live celebrates the arts with Celebrate the Arts in this week’s installment of the popular summer music program, Oxbow Riverfront Park, Aug. 11, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Get into the spirit of community with the Morrisville Community Band at a free concert at the Peoples Academy bandshell, 7 p.m., tonight, Thursday, Aug. 5.

Singer-songwriter Marcie Hernandez brings her Latin-infused rhythms and instrumentation to Tuesday Night Live, Aug. 10, 6-8:30 p.m., Legion Field, School Street, Johnson.

South Burlington’s community hike series continues with Roberta Nubile, Elizabeth Malone and Leigh Steele, three Vermont master naturalists, for A Walk in the Park: A People & Natural History of Red Rocks, Saturday, Aug. 7, 9 a.m.

Phlox is a highly versatile perennial with powerful blooms that can extend through much of the season. From spring-flowering, low-growing creeping phlox (Phlox subulata), to its taller, summer relative, garden phlox (Phlox paniculata), there are many cultivars with an endless variety of flower and leaf color, height and bloom time.

Active-duty military and their families can enjoy free baseball at Vermont National Guard’s military appreciation night, Tuesday, Aug. 10, Centennial Field, 98 University Road, Burlington.

The Johnson Food Shelf has various frozen meats available to community members along with fresh and canned vegetables, fresh and canned fruit, dairy products, bread, donuts, cakes and pastries, pasta and pasta sauce, grains and canned and dry beans.