Take a group of artists from Richmond and other parts of Chittenden County, put them in the former Williston Golf Range building next to Maple Tree Place, what do you have? You have the Women Artist’s Guild of Richmond Holiday Craft Market which opened on Wednesday, October 12th.
Richmond Elementary Farm to School invites you to celebrate local farms and food at the Second Annual Harvest Festival on October 29 from 11am-3pm at the West Monitor Barn. The event is free of charge and open to children of all ages. There will be loads of activities including grinding grain, making corn cakes, dipping caramel apples, pressing cider, blending bike-powered smoothies, climbing on hay bales and much more. Enjoy a local lunch and dessert, listen to live music, and bid on great items in a silent auction. All proceeds will benefit our farm partners who were impacted by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene. For more information contact Amy Gifford at firstname.lastname@example.org
Survivorship Health Fair on Sat. Nov. 5th
A Free Hand’s-on, Active Program from 12 pm – 3:30 pm. Sherry Daniels and Mary Claire Carroll, both board members of The Eleanor B. Daniels Fund are pleased to announce that the Eleanor B. Daniels Fund, a non-profit fund, is hosting an afternoon free program for cancer survivors at PT360 in Williston.
The Richmond Area Business Association (RABA) and the Town of Richmond will be hosting the Richmond Holiday Market on Saturday, December 3, 2011 from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm. This annual event has grown over the years and will again be held in the Town Center in three buildings, including the Richmond Free Library; the Richmond Congregational Church, and the Richmond Town Hall. Last year there were 44 vendors with festive booths displaying and selling their crafts and gifts; they all reported good sales and were pleased with an active and friendly crowd. As of today, there are only six spaces left for vendors, so if you have interest in having a table, please download the vendor application and send it in as soon as you can. This is on a first-come, first serve basis. Questions? Call Sherry Daniels at
October 1st through November 15th, 2011 – A West Gallery exhibit featuring views of Red Rocks Canyon one of Nevada’s
natural wonders as photographed by Kelly Funk.
Open House 10 am – 5 pm Thurs, Nov 10th – Sun, 13th
Artist’s Reception 5-8 pm Thursday, November 10th
The photographers of Gallery 160 in Richmond are delighted to be guest exhibitors at The Deborah Rawson Library 8 River Road, Jericho throughout November 2011. Days & hours at www.drml.org
OCCC Annual Board Meeting October 26
Our Community Cares Camp will be holding their annual board of directors meeting on Wed, October 26 at 4 pm at the Richmond Town Center. The purpose of the meeting is to review the summer 2011 accomplishments and make plans for the 2012 summer season. The public is invited to this meeting and are welcomed to provide comments on our activities. Our Community Cares Camp, Inc is a summer food and camp program that serves children from Bolton, Richmond and Huntington during the month of July.
OCCC is a 501(c)(3) not for profit corporation supported by community and corporate donations. OCCC has a summer camp for children aged 5 – 13 and a teen leadership program for those aged 14 – 16. OCCC’s mission is to provide the best summer camp experience possible along with good, wholesome food in a safe, caring and supportive environment. OCCC encourages creativity and exploration with a variety of enrichment activities and fine arts.
For more information contact Marie Thomas at 802-434-5375 or Linda Parent at 434-2221.
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