Whitney Poginy

June 2021 Local Happenings

Newport Farmers’ Market. Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Gardner Park Road, Newport.

Danville Farmers’ Market. Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m. – 1 p.m. Danville Green, 100 Park Street, Danville.

Lyndon Farmers’ Market. Every Friday, 3:00-6:00 p.m., Bandstand Park, Lyndonville.

Hardwick Farmers’ Market. Fridays, 3:00-6:00 p.m. Atkins Field, 140 Granite Street, Hardwick.

St. Johnsbury Farmers’ Market. Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Eastern Avenue & Pearl Street, St. Johnsbury.

 

Birding at Eagle Point. June 5, 8:00-11:00 a.m. Join the Friends of Missisquoi and the Memphremagog Watershed Association at the Eagle Point Wildlife Management Area for a birding walk. To register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/birding-at-eagle-point-tickets-150772836613.

 

Tails and Tales, Outdoor Storytime. June 3, 4, 10, 11, 24, 25. St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, 1171 Main Street, St. Johnsbury. Held in the Athenaeum’s backyard for 30 minutes of stories, songs, and play. For children up to age 5. Contact Becky Hatfield at bhatfield@stjathenaeum.org or 802-745-1391 for more details and to register.

 

Ice Queen 50. June 12, 11:00 a.m. – June 13, 2:00 a.m. The Ice Queen Challenge, hosted by Kingdom Trails, is a 50km, 15-hour, nighttime challenge that hits a 2,289-m elevation. Limited to 50 entries. For details, email icequeeen50km@gmail.com

 

Ballet Vermont’s Bees & Friends Festival. June 12, 2:00 and 5:00 p.m. performances. Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro. Set to Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, Bees & Friends brings focus to the small, nestled creatures crucial to a healthy Vermont. For tickets or more information, visit https://highlandartsvt.org/events/ballet-vermont-bees-friends-festival/.

 

Island Pond Town-Wide Yard Sale. June 12, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

 

RuralEdge HomeBuyer Education Workshop Saturday, June 12, 418 Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury, VT 8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. For more information or to register, call 800-234-0560 or 802-473-3919; email homeownership@ruraledge.org, or visit www.ruraledge.org.

 

Veggie Van Go. June 17, 10:00-11:00 a.m. A free mobile produce market at NVRH, 1316 Hospital Drive, St. Johnsbury. In partnership with the Vermont Foodbank, the market is open to anyone in the area who may need to supplement their budget with fresh produce.

 

Founders Celebration Dog Party. June 19, 12:00-4:00 p.m. Dog Mountain, 143 Parks Road, St. Johnsbury. Live music, food trucks, contests, lawn games, doggie agility course, and plenty of room to run, romp, hike, and play. See https://www.facebook.com/events/dog-mountain/founders-celebration-dog-party/261445125724419/ for more details.

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    May 2021 Local Happenings

    May 6 – 7: Family Story Time. St. Johnsbury Athenaeum. Make an appointment for one-on-one, in-person story time for ages 0-5. Contact Youth Services Librarian Becky Hatfield at bhatfield@stjathenaeum.org or 802-745-1391 to schedule your time.


    May 7: Arbor Day Celebration. 3:00-4:00 p.m. at the St. Johnsbury Athenaeum. Families with children ages 5-10 can meet in the Athenaeum’s backyard for a reading of The Tree Lady by H. Joseph Hopkins. Each family will receive a Sugar Maple Grow Kit, courtesy of the Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program. To register, contact Youth Services Librarian Becky- Hatfield at 802-745-1391 or bhatifeld@stjathenaeum.org.


    May 8: RuralEdge Homebuyers Education Workshop. Derby – Shattuck Hill Mobile Home Park Community Room, 8:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m. For more information or to register, call 802-473-3919 or email homeownership@ruraledge.org.


    May 13: Family Story Time. St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. each day. Make an appointment for one-on-one, in-person story time for ages 0-5. Contact Youth Services Librarian Becky Hatfield at bhatfield@stjathenaeum.org or 802-745-1391 to schedule your time.


    May 15: Women’s Only Mountain Bike Fundamentals Clinic. Kingdom Trails Nordic Adventure Center starting at 8:45 a.m. For more information, visit https://stayhappening.com/e/east-burke-%7C-womens-fundamentals-clinic-E2ISTGGONWR.


    May 15 - 16: Women’s Only 2-Day Adventure Camp. Learn mountain biking skills in a supportive, unintimidating manner with encouragement from your peers. Kingdom Trails Nordic Adventure Center. Find out more at https://stayhappening.com/e/east-burke-%7C-womens-only-2-day-adventure-camp-E2ISTGGONTV.


    May 15 - 16: 2-Day Adventure Camp. Build up and clean up your “toolbox” of mountain bike skills. Kingdom Trails Nordic Adventure Center. For full details, visit https://stayhappening.com/e/east-burke-%7C-2-day-adventure-camp-E2ISTGGONR1.


    May 16: Intermediate/Advanced Mountain Biking Clinic. 8:45 a.m.-4:15 p.m. Kingdom Trails Nordic Adventure Center. More information can be found at https://www.facebook.com/events/kingdom-trails/east-burke-intermediate-advanced-clinic/405012404063985/.


    May 20: World Bee Day Celebration. 3:00 p.m. at the St. Johnsbury Athenaeum. For children ages 5-10 with a caregiver. Meet in the Athenaeum’s backyard for a reading of The Honeybee by Kirsten Hall & Isabelle Arsenault. Each child will receive an activity pack. For full details and to register, contact Youth Services Librarian Becky Hatfield at 802-745-1391 or bhatfield@stjathenaeum.org.


    May 29: Raized on Radio concert. Sugar Ridge Campground, Danville 7:00 p.m. Call 802-684-2550 for more information and reservations.


    May 29 - 30: Newport City-Wide Yard Sale. Maps will be available online. Visit https://selfiehomes.com/event/newport-parks-recreation.html for more details.

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      April 2021 Local Happenings

      April: SOLO First Aid for Hiking & Biking. For course date and more details, contact Kingdom Adventures Mountain Guides at 802-274-4112 or kamountainguides@gmail.com.

       

       

      April 2: Fair Housing Month Kickoff! Celebrate the beginning of Fair Housing Month and learn about events and activities around the state. Zoom meeting, 12:30-1:30 p.m. For more information, visit https://fairhousingmonthvt.org/event-calendar.

       

       

      April 10: RuralEdge Homebuyers Education Workshop. St. Johnsbury – 418 Railroad Street, 8:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m. For more information or to register, call 802-473-3917 or email homeownership@ruraledge.org.

       

       

      April 10: Lyndonville Agway Farmers’ Market. 10 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the Greenhouse. Vendors include Adams Family Farm/Bryan's Custom Cuttings, Zane Bush, Twin Pine Farm, Pal Cottage North/VT Pup Foods, Vermont Peanut Brittle, and Inch by Inch Permaculture.

       

       

      April 16: Changing Realities of Housing After COVID. Zoom meeting, 12:30-1:30 p.m. For more information, visit https://fairhousingmonthvt.org/event-calendar.

       

       

      April 17-18: SOLO Wilderness First Aid & CPR. Contact Kingdom Adventures Mountain Guides at 802-274-4112 or kamountainguides@gmail.com for more information.

       

       

      April 17: St. Johnsbury Winter Farmers’ Market. Local produce, baked goods, eggs, poultry, maple syrup and more. Welcome Center, Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For vendor information and to pre-order visit https://www.caledoniafarmersmarket.com/winter-market-2020.

       

      April 24: Join the Barton Community Garden for a FREE Virtual Workshop at 10 a.m. - Learn about: selecting seeds, seed starting soil mixes, choosing containers, what seeds need to grow and more! To register/more information, email bartongivinggarden@gmail.com.

      April 24: Lyndonville Agway Farmers’ Market, 10 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Vendors include Adams Family Farm/Bryan's Custom Cuttings, Zane Bush, Twin Pine Farm, Pal Cottage North/VT Pup Foods, Vermont Peanut Brittle, and Inch by Inch Permaculture.

       

       

      April 30: Equity and Choice in Vermont Housing. 12:30-1:30 p.m. Zoom meeting. For sign-up details, go to https://fairhousingmonthvt.org/event-calendar.

       

      May 6-7: SOLO Wilderness First Responder & CPR Recertification. For full details, contact Kingdom Adventures Mountain Guides at 802-274-4112 or kamountainguides@gmail.com.

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        March 2021 Local Happenings

        Through March 7: WinterBike Fat Bike Festival. Presented by Mountain Bike Vermont and Kingdom Trails. Ride on more than 26 miles of cold-rolled single-track. For details, visit www.kingdomtrails.org.

         

        Through March 7: 11th Annual Hope on the Slopes. Jay Peak Resort. Come together and support, celebrate and remember loved ones impacted by cancer. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/116876840235361 to find out more.

         

        Through March 31: Open Air Gallery. Ski or snowshoe in and through artwork by Vermont artists on a 1.8-mile trail. Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro. Reserve your free ticket at https://highlandartsvt.org/calendar/ 

         

        March 4-5: SOLO Wilderness First Responder and CPR Recertification. Contact Kingdom Adventures Mountain Guides at 802-274-4112 or kamountainguides@gmail.com for more information.

         

        March 6:  St. Johnsbury Winter Farmers’ Market. Local produce, baked goods, eggs, poultry, maple syrup and more. Welcome Center, Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

         

         

        March 13: RuralEdge Homebuyers Education Workshop. Newport – Shattuck Hill Mobile Home Park Community Room, 8:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m. For more information or to register, call  802-473-3917 or email homeownership@ruraledge.org.

         

        March 13:  Lyndonville Agway Farmers’ Market, 10 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the Greenhouse. Vendors include Adams Family Farm/Bryan's Custom Cuttings, Zane Bush, Twin Pine Farm, Pal Cottage North/VT Pup Foods, Vermont Peanut Brittle, and Inch by Inch Permaculture.

         

        March 20-21: SOLO Wilderness First Aid & CPR. Contact Kingdom Adventures Mountain Guides at 802-274-4112 or kamountainguides@gmail.com for more information.

         

        March 20:  St. Johnsbury Winter Farmers’ Market. Local produce, baked goods, eggs, poultry, maple syrup and more. Welcome Center, Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

         

        March 22-29: Wilderness First Responder. For full details, contact Kingdom Adventures Mountain Guides at 802-274-4112 or kamountainguides@gmail.com.

         

        March 27:  Lyndonville Agway Farmers’ Market, 10 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Vendors include Adams Family Farm/Bryan's Custom Cuttings, Zane Bush, Twin Pine Farm, Pal Cottage North/VT Pup Foods, Vermont Peanut Brittle, and Inch by Inch Permaculture.