Calendar

Because of the coronavirus outbreak, many events and activities have been canceled, postponed or transitioned to a digital format; but, as life begins a return to normalcy, we are bringing back the calendar, which will detail both virtual and in-person events.

In March, as many Vermonters waited to become eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, organizers of LACiNg Up For Cancer faced a tough decision about whether to hold its annual walk to raise money for families battling the disease.

Stowe Land Trust hosts Seed Bombs: A DIY Pollinator Garden, Saturday, June 26, noon-2 p.m. at its Mill Trail property, Notchbrook Road, Stowe.

Come see the moon through telescopes at the Grout Observatory at People’s Academy in Morrisville. See craters, mountain ranges and oceans of billion-year-old frozen lava, Thursday, June 17, 8:30 p.m., with Lamoille County Star Gazers.

“A Modern Artist: The Commercial Art of Rachael Robinson Elmer,” which explores the career of Rachael Robinson Elmer (1878-1919) and her early 20th-century success as a professional illustrator, is now on display at Rokeby Museum, 4334 US Route 7, Ferrisburgh, through Oct. 24.

The Friends of the Plainfield Opera House and Plainfield Recreation Committee are holding a music series this summer that kicks off Saturday, June 26, 4 p.m., with the Dave Keller Blues Trio.

I never tire of watching the aerial acrobatics of swallows as they swoop over fields, darting back and forth to snap up flying insects. With their smooth, flowing flight and pointed wings, they are beautiful, graceful fliers. Tree swallows and barn swallows are the most abundant and widespread of our six northeastern swallow species, and these are the birds I see hunting insects on summer evenings.