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CHAMPLAIN VALLEY PROSTATE SUPPORT GROUP
General discussion and sharing among survivors and those beginning or rejoining the battle from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hope Lodge in Burlington the second Tuesday of each month. 274-4990.
Williston Richmond Rotary club meets for breakfast every Thursday from 7:15 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at the Federated Church in Williston. Breakfast is $8. firstname.lastname@example.org or visit willistonrotary.org
The Birds of Vermont Museum is open daily through Oct. 31 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Discover new exhibits and reacquaint yourself with old favorites. Admission is free for members.
WILLISTON ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP
Emotional, educational and social support group for caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias meets at 5 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month at the Alzheimer’s Association Vermont Chapter in Williston. 272-3900 or alz.org/Vermont.
Thursdays from 10-11:30 a.m. join the Hinesburg Community Resource Center’s Friend of Families program for little ones from birth to 18 months and their caregivers in the nursery space at the United Church of Hinesburg’s parish hall. For more information, contact Rachel Kring at 482-4667 or email HinesburgFOF@gmail.com.
THIRD THURSDAY SERIES
The Vermont Historical Society offers presentations about historic topics over the lunch hour the third Thursday of each month at the Vermont History Museum at 109 State Street in Montpelier. Talks held from noon to 1 p.m. in the Snelling Room at the Vermont History Museum. vermonthistory.org/calendar.
The Essex Alliance Church hosts a 12-step faith-based recovery program every Thursday night from 7 to 9 p.m. Multiple support groups for both men and women on subjects such as chemical dependency, co-dependency, sex addiction and pornography, food issues and overcoming abuse. All 18+ are welcome, no childcare. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. email@example.com.
GREATER BURLINGTON SOCIAL TENNIS LEAGUE
League matches will be played at South Burlington High School on Wednesday nights from 6–8 p.m. ustanewengland.com/BurlingtonSocialTennisLeague
The Burlington Bridge Club at 600 Blair Park Road, Suite 120, in Williston holds weekly bridge events. Games are held Monday and Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 9:15 a.m. Special newcomers games Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. Cost for regular games is $6 per person, includes coffee and snacks. Burlingtonbridgeclub@outlook.com or 872-5722.
Women gather for a tie of crafts and fellowship at Essex Alliance Church twice a month Wednesday evenings. For more information, contact Deb Schonberg at 238-2291.
CHITTENDEN COUNTY CHESS CLUB
Play chess against a human, not a computer. The club meets at 7 p.m. on Thursdays at Faith Methodist Church in South Burlington. Experts and novices welcome. $2 nightly fee. 324-1143 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Toastmasters of Greater Burlington helps locals develop your speaking and leadership skills and ace job interviews. The group meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month at the Holiday Inn in South Burlington. 782-4832.
FREE COMMUNITY DINNERS
The United Church of Hinesburg hosts free community dinners the last Friday of each month. Open to the public. Donations accepted for the Vermont Foodbank.
Newcomers’ Club welcomes people new to the Burlington area. It meets the third Wednesday of the month and offer programs from museum visits to home concerts to book sharing. It is a good way to meet new friends and to get acquainted with the community. 854-0766 or 985-3870.
LA LECHE LEAGUE
Come meet other nursing moms—share your knowledge and get your questions answered. Meetings are the second Tuesday of every month from10:15-11:45 a.m. at the Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. 879-3000 or.lllmarivt.org
RICHMOND FREE LIBRARY EVENTS
Visit richmondfreelibraryvt.org to get connected to the calendar and check events, sign up to get newsletters and announcements via email, locate online services and materials.
ISLAM Q & A SESSIONS
The Islamic Society of Vermont presents an informative series of question and answer sessions about all aspects of Islam. The informal conversation groups meet twice per month for friendly dialogue at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. 865-7211.
ESSEX ART LEAGUE
The Essex Art League meets the first Thursday of the month from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Essex Junction Congregational Church. The agenda includes a business and social time, and features a guest artist presentation. essexartleague.com.
BLOOD DONORS NEEDED
Blood donors are urgently needed. Walk in or by appointment. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and 7:30 a.m. to 1p.m. Saturdays..redcrossblood.org.
CENTERPOINT PARENT SUPPORT GROUP
Centerpoint Parent Support Group meets Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. at the Centerpoint. 488-7712.
VERMONT COMMUNITY ACCESS MEDIA
All Vermont Community Access Media workshops are free and available to those living and working in the service area. Workshops are held at the VCAM studio in Burlington. For schedule or more information, call 651-9692 or visit vermontcam.org.
The VNA offers year-round fatherhood education classes in collaboration with the HowardCenter and Vermont Adult Learning, targeted to help dads of children age birth to 6 become better parents, partners and providers for their families. vnacares.org/fatherhood or 860-4420.
GREEN MOUNTAIN CARE BOARD PUBLIC MEETINGS
GMCB holds public meetings from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesdays or Thursdays. 828-2177.
AUTISM PARENT SUPPORT GROUP
Julie Erdelyi, Program Manager for Communication Services at the Stern Center for Language and Learning, offers a monthly parent support group for parents of children with autism. This group is free to attend and is intended to build a supportive community of families of children with autism. Meetings are the third Thursday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at the Stern Center for Language and Learning in Williston. 878-2332 or sterncenter.org