Thursday, Aug. 15
Burlington Garden Club picnic
Bring your friends, family, blanket, food and picnic basket to Wheeler Park, 1100 Dorset St., South Burlington. 6 p.m. Visit the community garden and learn about Burlington Garden Club activities and events. firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, Aug. 21
Vermont 251 Club celebration
Local artist Nancy Stone presents watercolors of depicting each of Vermont’s 251 towns after her two-and-a-half year journey throughout the state. Also, the documentary “One Town at at Time” will be screened followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Mike Leonard. 6 p.m. Williston Central School auditorium.
Town band concert, campfire and s’mores
The final concert of the Williston Town Band season. 7 p.m. Williston Village green. Sponsored by the Williston Federated Church.
Saturday, Aug. 17
Allen Brook Nature Trail Interpretive Walk
Join Samantha Ford of Turn Stone Research for an interpretive walk on the Allen Brook Nature Trail. This walk will focus on early human presence along the Allen Brook and what has been learned about Paleo-Indian sites in the area. 9-11 a.m. Meet at the entrance to the Williston Community Park at the end of Library Lane.
Sunday, Aug. 18
Land surveying in early Vermont
Land Surveyor Brad Holden will discuss how towns in early Vermont were formed and surveying techniques used. A mid-19th-century staff compass and other surveying accessories of the period will be available for viewing. 2 p.m. Ethan Allen Homestead, Burlington.
Thursady, Aug. 22
Downtown dance party
Williston resident Mark Schultz will be hosting a community dance party at ArtsRiot, 400 Pine St., Burlington. 7-10 pm. Music by “The Regressions.” Artsriot.com.
Sunday, Aug. 25
Indian Ridge triathlon
The second annual Indian Ridge Triathlon Sprint Triathlon for kids ages 5-12. Beginning at 4:15 p.m. at the Indian Ridge pool in Isham Circle in Williston. For more info, contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Catamount Community Forest Walk Series
To celebrate the purchase of the Catamount Community Forest, the Vermont Master Naturalists of Williston (vermontmasternaturalist.org) are sponsoring a walk series held the second Saturday of each month from July through November 2019 at the forest on Governor Chittenden Road. The walks will be held rain or shine, 9-11 a.m. All walks are free and open to the public. Meet at the informational kiosk in the main parking lot.
The Intervale Center in Burlington presents Summervale, a weekly celebration of local food and farms. The gathering is held Thursdays through Aug. 29, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Intervale Center, 180 Intervale Rd., Burlington. intervale.org.
NAMI-VT Williston Family Support Group
For family members and close friends of a loved one with a serious mental illness. First and third Monday of the month. 6-7:30 p.m. at the NAMI-VT office, 600 Blair Park Road. 310-4199.
Sustainable Williston monthly meeting.
Fourth Thursday of each month. 7:15 p.m. Dorothy Alling Memorial Library, 21 Library Lane, Williston. Meet to discuss sustainability issues and projects and plan new steps for the future. 6 p.m. potluck dinner precedes discussion.
Richmond Farmers‘ Market
Every Friday through Oct. 11, 3 – 7 p.m. on the Volunteers Green in Richmond.
Discover local produce, prepared food, handmade crafts, baked goods, local meat, live music and more. email@example.com.