2012 Turkey Trots and Thanksgiving Runs In and Around Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom
Looking to plan a Thanksgiving Run? There’s still time to get in shape and get ready for a Turkey Day 5K! Here’s a compilation of Turkey Day races in and around Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. Missing a race, leave a comment below and let everyone know! Northeast Kingdom *Barton’s 11th Annual Thanksgiving Day 5k Turkey Trot 9:00AM Barton Memorial Building, November 22, 2012 (Thursday), Church St. (fun run for walkers/runners) Contact: Robin Robitaille, 525-3689 *Caspian Lake Run, Thanksgiving Day Greensboro, 9am. Meet at the Ball Field. 7 mile lake loop. Upper Valley/Central Vermont *Strafford Nordic Center Turkey Trot Strafford, November 23, 2012, 11 AM Contact: www.straffordnordicskiing.com *Gobble Wobble Turkey Trot…
Local Children’s Easter Basket Community Event Needs Your Support
If you’re looking for a way to support the community & do good, this looks like a wonderful way to make a difference! Please contact Brenda directly with any questions (see contact number below)! * * * * * * This Children’s Easter Basket Community Event creates the opportunity for our kids to have a tangible expression of giving in honor of the holiday. No group has ever sponsored an Easter event for the families in care before! Caledonia County cares for many, many children, some already in foster homes and others still with their families. Brenda is coordinating this community event in the hopes of providing an Easter basket…
Knit Scarves for the Vermont Special Olympics
Do you love to knit or crochet? If yes, Special Olympics Vermont could use your help making scarves for 2012 Winter Games Athletes. Using bright red (solid or with white) yarn, and needles and a pattern of your choice, your approximately 6″ x 5′ long scarf creation will surely be appreciated. The deadline for scarf contributions is February 29, 2012. Send or deliver to: Special Olympics Vermont, 16 Gregory Drive, Suite 2, South Burlington, VT 05403.
A Christmas Bazaar Weekend
With the beautiful and warm weather we’ve had lately, it’s hard to imagine that the holiday season is nearly here. To get jazzed up for Christmas, why not make your way around the various Christmas Bazaars that are taking over the NEK this weekend. Here’s a quick peek at some of the upcoming holiday craft events. Friday, Nov. 11th: NVRH hosts the annual hospital Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m. and throughout the day. Saturday, Nov. 12th: Hardwick Holiday Bazaar (Hardwick), United Church in Hardwick, S. Main St. Brownington Craft Fair (Brownington), Brownington School, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 12th Annual Christmas Bazaar (Derby), Newport Elks Lodge #2155, Route 5. Opens at 9a.m. to…