Events

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Some event listings provided by Franklin County Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Apr
4
Thu
Artist in Residence April Reception
Apr 4 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

A monthly reception, featuring the work of fiber and three-dimensional artisan Maureen Genslinger, wood turner Barry Genzlinger, and quilter Anne Standish. Refreshments served. Open to the public.

Stem Challenge Recognition Night
Apr 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

A recognition evening for those who have made a commitment to STEM Education in Franklin and Grand Isle Counties. Featuring Keynote Speaker Matt Devost, M.A., founder and CEO of FusionX.

Apr
5
Fri
Frosted Tulips with Paint Nite @ Twiggs - An American Gastropub
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

$10 off ticket price! Use code: YAYfbVT10off

A Paint Nite artist will guide you and your friends through a couple of lively hours of creativity, drinking, and laughing. The best part? You don’t have to be an artist to have an amazing time.

Apr
6
Sat
Paint a Barn Quilt – FUNdraiser for Artist in Residence Gallery
Apr 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Create a quilt for your home or barn and support the Gallery’s efforts to purchase their building. Finished piece is 12 x 12″. Materials (primed wood panel, acrylic paint, patterns) provided. Instructor Kristina Bolduc will guide the class with tips and color options.

Bravo 11 Release Party at 14th Star Brewing @ The Room at 14th Star Brewing
Apr 6 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This annual brew release – 11 Bravo – and the party for it benefits the Josh Pallotta fund, an effort to raise awareness around veteran suicide. The Pallottas hope to one day build a center to serve these at-risk veterans.

Featuring live music from Chris & Erica, Bethany Conner, Troy Milette and Bad Horsey.

Apr
10
Wed
PTC Business Workshop: Expert Business Consulting for Starting or Growing Your Business
Apr 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Imagine yourself as a successful businessperson — independent, prosperous, a leader in your field. It’s possible with the right tools and support.

Center for Women & Enterprise

is bringing their service to St Albans. If you are looking to start, grow or take your solopreneur business to the next level, this seminar is for you.

Light lunch is provided. Registration required.

Blues Jams @ Twiggs - An American Gastropub
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Beginning on February 13 2019, Twiggs in St. Albans, VT, will be the location of a new monthly blues jam! Landing on the 2nd Wednesday of the month EVERY MONTH, it is set to be an explosive evening of electric blues! All musicians are welcome to come and play the blues! There’ll be a sign up sheet upon arrival if you want to play so please put your names down, tune up, and get ready to have some fun! HOUSE BAND: Tom Caswell – guitar & vocals Tom Buckley – bass Michael Bishop – drums

Apr
11
Thu
Vermont Works for Women – Jumpstart Your Job Search
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Vermont Works for Women’s Program Coordinator Susan Edwards will help you determine employment priorities, the tools you need to find a job that meets your priorities and the first step needed to get you there. This workshop is designed to broaden your thinking about female employment options so you can achieve more.

Apr
13
Sat
Introduction to Backyarkd Composting @ St. Albans Co-Op
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Introduction to Backyard Composting- presented by Northwest Solid waste district. Turn your yard and food waste into compost. Thanks to a grant, attendees can purchase deeply discounted compost bins for $30! (Retail is $80-$100.) Kitchen food scrap containers ($5) will also be available for purchase. Cash or check only.

Easter Bunny Visits Boston Post Dairy
Apr 13 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Welcome the season at Boston Post Dairy with a family visit to meet the Easter Bunny.

Coffee Date @ The Grind Cafe
Apr 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

****Now Happening the 2nd Saturday of EVERY MONTH*****
Join us for coffee/tea and conversation!
Meet other local Moms and let the kids play in the playroom.
The only requirement in kindness!

Great drinks, food, and snacks available for purchase.

Apr
17
Wed
Free Public Presentation @ Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge Heaquarters and Visitor's Center
Apr 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Vermont State Archaeologist for a free presentation entitled: New Insights and Interpretations into the Archaeological History of the Lower Missisquoi Region. Recent work by Northeast Archaeology Research Center and the University of Vermont Consulting Archaeology Program in and near to the Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge (MNWR) has revealed new sites and exciting details related to the precontact Native American lifeways along the lower Missisquoi. Work by the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation and the staff at the MNWR to synthesize new and old archaeological data in preparation for a National Register district nomination has enabled us to see new patterns in Native Lifeways and environmental changes that may have had an effect on them.

Apr
18
Thu
April Chamber Mixer
Apr 18 all-day

The United Way of Northwest Vermont does a large percentage of their good work right here in Franklin County! Learn more about this broad-reaching organizatin as they host the April Chamber mixer

PLUS, help them celebrate their KeyPerson of the Year … we can’t tell you who it is, but we can tell you that this person works right here, at Northwestern Medical Center!

Join us for a casual evening of idea exchange, great food and drink, and the famous Chamber raffle!

Apr
19
Fri
Woodcock Walk @ Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge; Stephen J. Young Marsh Parking Lot Participants will meet at the Tabor Rd. parking lot located one mile south off of RT. 78 on Tabor Rd. The area is identified by a sign labeled "Refuge Trails Parking".
Apr 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join refuge volunteer, Greg Simard on a woodcock walk at the Stephen Young Marsh area. American woodcock have a unique and intriguing courtship display that incorporates an aerial figure 8 display and ground level calling. The courtship display occurs near sunset and into the early evening hours.

Registration required at the telephone number included in this listing.

Apr
20
Sat
St. Albans Easter Egg Hunt
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Hunt for eggs in Taylor Park! Three separate sections divided by age group to make this event fun and safe for kids of all ages. Please remember that this event is only for the kids! Thank you in advance.