Special celebration of mentoring collaboration for area youth

Special celebration of mentoring collaboration for area youth

The Chittenden County Mentoring Network (CCMN) hosted an appreciation event for mentors and supporters of the local youth mentoring community at Arts Riot on Tuesday, Nov. 17. Nearly 100 local volunteer mentors gathered together to celebrate mentoring and network with their colleagues in a relaxing setting. The event was sponsored by the United Way of… Read More »

Anti-idling campaign comes to Shelburne

Anti-idling campaign comes to Shelburne

By Peg Rosenau Colder weather may be coming on, but the Shelburne Community School (SCS) campaign to reduce emissions from idling is just heating up. Idling, the practice of leaving cars running while they are not moving, is a big problem at the school. This is happening despite an anti-idling law that was enacted in… Read More »

Statewide youth culinary competition now accepting teams

Statewide youth culinary competition now accepting teams

Applications are now being accepted for the 9th annual Junior Iron Chef Vermont, a culinary competition for Vermont middle and high school students who are looking to show off their skills in the kitchen. Junior Iron Chef Vermont challenges teams of students to create healthy and delicious dishes made from local ingredients, which will ultimately… Read More »

Lessons for all: Learn how to give back and be civically engaged

Lessons for all: Learn how to give back and be civically engaged

The Renaissance Elementary School at Shelburne Farms values civic and community engagement through service and project-based learning. Teachers model this in their classroom in daily lessons and on field trip experiences for the children in kindergarten through fifth grade. Students in the fourth and fifth grades, under the guidance of Assistant School Director Danielle Harris… Read More »

Tis’ the season for Shelburne’s annual shopping, tree lighting, carol singing and Santa stroll

Tis’ the season for Shelburne’s annual shopping, tree lighting, carol singing and Santa stroll

This Shelburne holiday evening stroll is the perfect opportunity to shop Shelburne and take part in other activities in town. On Friday, Shelburne will officially kick off the holiday season with the Holiday Stroll. The event will offer up family-friendly fun in the village and will feature caroling, tree lighting, photos with Santa, refreshments, sales… Read More »

A few tips from the greener Grinch

A few tips from the greener Grinch

By Laurie Caswell Burke The holiday music has arrived. A blown-up Santa and a fully decorated holiday tree have been spotted on a shopping mall green. Parking lots are filling up as people fill baskets with bundles of gift items for the holidays. At the same time, Iceland had a major ice cap break off,… Read More »

Deck the Halls with Shelburne Museum this year

Deck the Halls with Shelburne Museum this year

  The town of Shelburne has been getting into the holiday spirit, and that includes Shelburne Museum. Family Days: Deck the Halls kicked off on Thanksgiving weekend and will be filling the museum grounds with holiday cheer this weekend. The holiday-themed event, which is now in its third year, features a variety of family-friendly activities.… Read More »

Square dance benefit at Wind Ridge Fjords and Friends

Square dance benefit at Wind Ridge Fjords and Friends

A fun time was had by all at the Wind Ridge Fjords & Friends square-dance/barbeque fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 14. There were square dancing lessons followed by caller Ray Moskewich leading the dances, a silent auction, 50/50 raffle, pony rides and photos on the Fjord ponies. Cloud 9 catering prepared a delicious barbeque-themed meal. Shelburne’s… Read More »

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