Community Caledar: Nov. 15-21

Saturday, Nov. 16

MANCHESTER - The Manchester and Arlington Catholic Daughters will be holding a basket party at St. Paul's Parish Hall on Bonnet Street in Manchester. Doors open at 11 a.m. and lunch will be served at 12 p.m. Lunch and 25 tickets for the raffle will be offered for $10.

MANCHESTER - Mark Skinner Library will be holding a soiree on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 10:30 a.m. The event is free and open to the public for people five-years-old and above. For more information call the library at 362-2607 or visit the website at

MANCHESTER - Crafts For All Seasons - a craftsfair that will be held at Manchester Elementary Middle School - will take place from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, contact Roby Read at 802-683-4546 or email her at

PAWLET - On Saturday, Nov. 16, the Pawlet Vol. Fire Dept, will be holding their 45th Annual Wild Game and Chicken & Biscuit Supper. The supper will be held at the Pawlet Firehouse on Rte. 133 in Pawlet Village with serving beginning at 5 p.m. For more information, email, call Ellen at 325-3495 or the firehouse at 325-3222.

Sunday, Nov. 17

ARLINGTON - The Battenkill Grange #487 will hold a pancake breakfast at the grange from 8-10 a.m. The cost for the breakfast is $6 for adults and $3 for children under 12-years-old. The grange is located in West Arlington at the covered bridge.

MANCHESTER - On Sunday, Nov. 17, at 5:30 p.m., the Interfaith Council of the Northshire will hold its annual potluck supper and fundraising auction to benefit the Emergency Needs Fund. For more information, call 802-867-5955 or 802-768-8221.

Monday, Nov. 18

MANCHESTER - The Northshire Seniors will be holding a soup and sandwich luncheon on Monday, Nov. 18, beginning at 12 p.m. at the Rod and Gun Club in Manchester.

Tuesday, Nov. 19

ARLINGTON - The Arlington American Legion, Post #69 will be holding Bingo on Tuesday, Nov. 19. Doors open at 6 p.m. and play begins at 7 p.m. Food will be available for purchase. Call the Legion at 802-375-6157 with questions. The Legion is located on Legion Road in Arlington.

ARLINGTON - The next meeting of the Arlington Garden Club will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 12:30 p.m. at The West Mountain Inn of Arlington. For more information about the Arlington Garden Club visit the website at

Wednesday, Nov. 20

MANCHESTER - There will be a Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, Nov. 20, from 12 to 5:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church. For an appointment call 1-800-843-3500.

WESTON - The Wilder Memorial Library will hold story hour beginning at 10:30 a.m. The library is located on 24 Lawrence Hill Road in Weston.

Thursday, Nov. 21

MANCHESTER - Local Emergency Planning Committee 7 meeting. The meeting will be held at the Manchester Public Safety Building located at 6041 Main Street in Manchester from 6-7:45 p.m.

DORSET - "Arming the Union: Vermont Gunmakers and the Technology that Shaped America" will be the topic of the next third Thursday lecture series at the Dorset Historical Society at 12 p.m. For further information, call the Dorset Historical Society at (802) 867-0331.

DORSET - The Dorset School will be hosting a parenting class "Parenting your in-be Tween" on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the school library.

MANCHESTER - Gloria Palmer, the executive director of the Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning, will present an exhibit of her own watercolor paintings this fall at Equinox Village. The gallery opening reception will take place on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 6-7 p.m. The exhibit and opening reception is free of charge and open to the public. Call 802-362-4061 to R.S.V.P. or for more information. The exhibit will be open daily through Dec. 16.

MANCHESTER - Join Alan Benoit, principal architect at Sustainable Design on Thursday Nov. 21, at the Northshire Bookstore at 7 p.m., as he presents a photographic journey of architectural do's and dont's. He will cover a slew of topics including classic proportions, human scale, Vermont vernacular, insulation techniques, trim details and window characteristics among others.


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