Weekly 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 weekly calendar, which will detail both virtual and in-person events.

Want to start your garden early? Or extend it later in the fall? Kitty Werner, co-president of the Friends of the Horticulture Farm and a master gardener, leads a virtual talk on extending the garden season, Saturday, April 17, 10 a.m.-noon.

Varnum Memorial Library and the Lamoille Regional Solid Waste Management District have teamed up to offer a virtual program, “Cows Save the Planet,” with Vermont author Judith D. Schwartz to celebrate International Compost Awareness Week, Thursday, May 6, 6 p.m.

Olympic gold medalist Phil Mahre headlines the next installment of the Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum’s Red Bench Speaker Series, Thursday, April 22, 7 p.m.

After over a year of remote learning, we hear Vermont students: they are struggling. They want in-person experiences and experienced mentors to teach them. They want career readiness. They are looking for connection and a safe place outside of their house and COVID bubble.

South Burlington holds its first weed warrior event of the spring, Saturday, April 24, 9 a.m.-noon, on the Underwood parcel to celebrate Earth Day by removing non-native, invasive plants to improve wildlife habitat and biodiversity.

Hiking Vermont’s hillsides is a great way to enjoy a spring day, but the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department and Audubon Vermont recommend people check to see if the area they are planning to hike or climb is open.

The Everybody Eats weekly food distribution sponsored by Capstone Community Action continues every Friday at the Wolcott United Methodist Church, 3:30-5 p.m.

The Johnson Food Shelf has various frozen meats available, along with fresh and canned vegetables, fresh and canned fruit, dairy products, bread, doughnuts, cakes and pastries, pasta, grains and canned and dry beans. Cleaning products and toilet paper are also available.

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