Some Stowe foot races are back on the calendar after the coronavirus pandemic caused the almost-universal cancellation of competitions last year and had scientists racing against time to create and administer a vaccine.
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.
Jenna’s Promise holds a grand opening for Jenna’s House Community and Recovery Center Saturday, Aug. 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 117 St. Johns Road, Johnson.
The next Charlotte Senior Center Wednesday lecture is “Temperance and Prohibition in the Champlain Valley” with Susan Evans McClure, Aug. 11.
Checking on the Heifers is back.
Stowe Vibrancy’s Gardens of Stowe is Sunday, Aug. 8, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., in conjunction with the Stowe Home and Garden Market.
The anti-racist storytime returns to The Alchemist, Sundays this summer, hosted by Laura Smith.
A free seven-week diabetes workshop led by trained facilitators kicks off Thursday, Aug. 19, 2-4:30 p.m., on Zoom.
Author Toby Israel is holding a book signing at Bear Pond Books in Stowe, Saturday, Aug. 14, 1-3 p.m.
The Lamoille County Civic Center in Morrisville, 24 Upper Main St., is hosting a blood drive Friday, Aug. 6, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
A rally for justice will be held, Sunday, Aug. 8, 1-2:09 p.m., at the roundabout at routes 108 and 15, Jeffersonville.
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.
The Knights of Columbus Council #1568 auction is back for 2021 on Friday, Aug. 20, 7 p.m., Dona’s Car Store, 154 Route 15 West, Hardwick.
Two authors will present their recently published books at the Greensboro Free Library.
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.
Fall soccer registration is now open in Johnson.
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.
Miss Lucy Neel visits the Greensboro Free Library to tell Abenaki stories and talk about Abenaki culture, Tuesday, Aug. 10, 10 a.m.
Shelburne Craft School recently created a multicultural art class to talk about the importance of a diversified community.
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.
Douglas Robert Boardman Jr. of Johnson is a Vermont Writers’ Prize winner for 2021.
Vermont state poet Mary Ruefle and author Julia Alvarez will offer a free reading Sunday, Aug. 8, 3 p.m., at Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro.
“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.
SoBu Nite Out continues tonight, Aug. 5, with B-Town, Veteran’s Memorial Park, from 5-8 p.m.
Miss the meadow this summer. Sunday is your last chance as Stowe Performing Arts presents its final Music in the Meadow concert Aug. 8, in the Trapp Family Lodge wedding meadow with a performance by Red Baraat, a pioneering band from Brooklyn.
If it’s Thursday it must be Main Street Live in Stowe.
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.
River Arts and Morristown Alliance for Culture and Commerce bring Music on Main in July and August, a series of concerts in the Union Bank gazebo, in downtown Morrisville.
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.
Jamie Lee Thurston will perform a free acoustic show on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 6-7:30 p.m. at Jeffersonville Farmers & Artisan Market, 49 Old Main St.
Join the Morristown Centennial Library for another outdoor movie night on the back lawn, Wednesday, Aug. 11, 8:30 p.m., 7 Richmond St.
Morristown Centennial Library holds an outdoor movie night Tuesday, Aug 17, 8:30 p.m. on the back lawn of the library, 7 Richmond St.
It’s that time to walk — or run — for the animals.
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.
Join the Morristown Centennial Library for “Wildlife Watching from Your Canoe” with Sheila Goss on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 7-8 p.m., 7 Richmond St.
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.
Designs for a new playground to honor Johnson resident and community servant Lea Kilvadyova is being developed for the Old Mill Park in Johnson.
Morristown is holding a photo contest. The show will highlight the natural beauty of living in Morristown and the way of life of the people here.
Monday Munches are back at the Charlotte Senior Center, 212 Ferry Road.
Grow Your Own offers free family-friendly workshops in making ice cream, yogurt and smoothies on Saturdays in August, Atkins Field pavilion, Hardwick, 1:30-3 p.m.
St. Mary’s Church in Cambridge hosts a chicken barbecue on Sunday, Aug. 15, beginning at 11:45 a.m.
Lake Elmore Association hosts an ice-cream social at the town hall on Saturday, Aug. 7, 6-8 p.m.
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.