July 16, 2019

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Calendar 7-3-19

 

Saturday July 6

Williston Master Naturalist Bird Walk

Bring binoculars, water, bug dope, snack and good boots. From the 4-way stop in Williston Village Center, go south on Oak Hill Road. The trailhead parking area is on the west (right) side of Oak Hill Road, approximately 3 miles from the four-way stop. RSVP to tgmarron@comcast.net. 8-11 a.m. at Oak View Hill Trail, Williston.

 

Sunday, July 7

Lake Champlain Schooner History

Jeff Hindes, lake captain and educator, showcases the commercial history of Lake Champlain and the voyages of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s canal schooner the Lois McClure. A tour of the schooner at Perkins Pier will follow. Presented by Chittenden County Historical Society. Free and open to the public. 2 p.m. at 47 Maple St, Burlington, 3rd floor (elevator access). Free parking available behind 47 Maple Street at 230 Battery Street.

 

Wednesday, July 10

Beginning Bird Watching

From super silly eyebrows to bellies and rumps, library staff will use museum carvings to show field marks and features used to describe and identify birds. Designed for ages 10 and older. 5:30–6:30pm at Charlotte Library, 115 Ferry Rd, Charlotte.

 

Thursday, July 11

Pollinate This! Art Reception

How can art explore, examine, and express pollination—metaphorical and otherwise? Explore this with artists and photographers. Admire art, discuss conservation, relax in the pollinator sanctuaries. Light refreshments, donations welcome. 3-5 p.m. at Birds of Vermont Museum, Huntington, 434-2167.

 

Saturday, July 13

“Edible Landscapes” Country Garden Tour

Self-guided tour benefiting the Community Center in Jericho features eight stops in Jericho and Underhill, including six gardens, a complimentary tea, and a tour of Jericho Settlers Farm where owners Christa and Mark will share their year-round growing techniques that can be applied to your own homestead or garden. Also visit with Queen City Acres, an urban-based farm thay transitions backyards into productive agricultural spaces. Tickets $20, can be purchased beforehand at The Old Mill Craft Shop and Jericho Country Store.  9 a.m.-3 p.m. Info: Linda Nadeau 310-1854.

 

Sunday, July 14

Butterfly and Bug Walk

Join Vermont Entomological Society naturalists and entomologists for an exploratory stroll on the Birds of Vermont Museum grounds. Bring binoculars, magnifying glass and an insect net if you have one. Pack a lunch if you would like to picnic after the walk. Donations welcome. 10 a.m.–12 p.m. at Birds of Vermont Museum, Huntington, 434-2167.

 

Tuesday, July 16

Summer Concert on the Village Green

Bring a picnic and enjoy an evening of music featuring Left Eye Jump Band in collaboration with Baby Boomers Music Lovers Group. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. All ages welcome. 6-8:30 p.m. at the bandstand on the green in Williston Village. Rain location: Old Brick Church, Williston.

 

Thursday, July 18

Very Merry Theatre presents “Frozen”

All ages. Noon, on the green in Williston Village. Rain location: Williston Central School Auditorium.

 

Wednesday, July 24

AARP Smart Driver Class

Winooski Senior Center from 3:30-8:30 p.m. For reservations, call the Center at 655-6425.

 

 

 

ONGOING

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 from May 31 to Oct. 11, 3 – 7 p.m. on the Volunteers Green in Richmond.

Discover local produce, delicious prepared food, handmade crafts, baked goods, local meat, live music and more. info@richmondfarmersmarketvt.org