The Charlotte News Recipe Box

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Around Town


is expressed to family and friends of Michael Ole Hansen of Shelburne who passed away as the result of an accident at Red Rocks Park in South Burlington on July 13. He was 41 years old. Born in Burlington, Michael grew up in Charlotte, attending CCS and Champlain Valley Union schools. He graduated from CVU in 1992.

Community Calendar

JULY 31 FRIDAY FESTIVAL: Enjoy Charlotte’s own Woody Keppel at the Burlington Festival of Fools, the weekend of July 31 – August 2. This laughter-filled, internationally renown Church Street event features summertime street performances of circus arts, music, and comedy. Info: AUGUST 1 SATURDAY EVENT: CSWD Rover in Charlotte for Hazardous Waste Collection! The “Rover,” Chittenden Solid…

Senior Center News

We hope you can join us to celebrate the lazy, hazy days of summer at our Annual BBQ on Friday, Aug. 21. Bring your family and friends for a great time. Rain or shine the party will begin with appetizers at 5 p.m. and dinner “hot off the grill” at 6 p.m. Registration required. Fee: $12/person.

Food Shelf News

Donated food drop-off locations

All nonperishable food donations may be dropped off at the Charlotte Library, the Charlotte Congregational Church Vestry, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church (main entrance) or at the Food Shelf. We request that all fresh foods be dropped off at the Food Shelf by 7:30 a.m. on the distribution mornings or before the Wednesday distribution hours (see ongoing events calendar).

Library News

According to Winnie-the-Pooh, “Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up.” While Pooh is known throughout Milne’s tales as a “bear of very little brain,” it is his wisdom that is guiding the library through the renewal of its strategic plan. The most recent plan (available for view on our website) has worked well for library planning and programming purposes for the past three years.