Community Events

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Thursday, Sept. 22. After-school dance at 3 p.m. at Charlotte Central School. For more information contact Nicole Conley at 425-6129, ext. 204 or email recreation@townofcharlotte.com.  

Thursday, Sept. 22. A Vermont Archeology Month event, Gregory Sharrow of the Vermont Folklife Center will speak from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Charlotte Library. He will explore the fabric of farm culture in the past and probes its relationship to the world of Vermont today. For more information call the Charlotte Library at 425-3864 

Saturday, September 24. Rummage Sale Bliss! 9 a.m. to noon. Lake Champlain Waldorf School, Grade School Campus, 359 Turtle Lane, Shelburne. Items from over 200 families, impeccably organized for your shopping pleasure. Lots of furniture, rugs, books, boutiques, sporting goods and kitchenware … room after room of stuff priced to go! Free. For more information email lakechamplainwaldorfschool.org. 

Friday, Sept. 30. Celebrate school spirit at Rally in the Valley from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the gym at Champlain Valley Union High School. For more information email dshepardson@cssu.org 

Sunday, Oct. 2. The Annual Harvest Festival at the Charlotte Congregational Church will begin right after service. For more information call 425-3176. 

Ongoing Events 

Apple Pies: For sale on Fridays from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Charlotte Congregational Church. Yummy crust and Vermont apples. For more information contact Martha Perkins at msperkins@gmavt.net 

Basketball: Multi-age pick-up basketball on Mondays at 7 p.m. at Charlotte Central School. For more information contact Nicole Conley at 425-6129, ext. 204 or email recreation@townofcharlotte.com. 

Playgroup: The Charlotte Playgroup meets each Monday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. in the Multipurpose Room at Charlotte Central School. Follows the school calendar. No playgroup when school is not in session. SPECIAL: Playgroup will meet at Philo Ridge Farm, 2766 Mt. Philo Road, to meet a chicken on Sept. 26. For more information visit buildingbrightfutures.org or contact Colleen at bbfcharlotteplaygroup@gmail.com. 

Yoga: Mom and baby yoga on Tuesdays at 8:15 a.m. at Charlotte Central School. For more information contact Nicole Conley at 425-6129, ext. 204 or email recreation@townofcharlotte.com. 

Baby Playgroup: Building Bright Futures Baby Playgroup on Wednesdays from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Charlotte Library. Ages 0 to 2. For more information email bbfcharlotteplaygroup@gmail.com. 

Writing: Exploring the Methods of Writing Prose with Sabina Evarts at the Senior Center from 1 to 3 p.m. on Friday afternoons. Dates: 9/23 10/14, 10/28, 11/11. Cover the mechanics of writing and expressing thoughts. Currently writing stories and poetry herself, Sabina was a high school English teacher and has been published in a number of poetry magazines and in the Vermont Writers collection. Registration required. Limit 10. No fee. For more information contact Sabina at 985-4099. 

Theater: Neil Simon’s comic farce Rumors at the Shelburne Town Center, 5420 Shelburne Road, Sept. 23, 24, 29, 30 and Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 25, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 for evening shows and $12 for the Sunday matinee. They can be purchased in advance at Shelburne Market or reserved at shelburneplayers.com or by calling 343-2602. Open seating. 

Fitness: Fitness at any age class with Ginger Lambert. Tuesday mornings at the Senior Center from 9:15 to 10 a.m. Dates: 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, and 10/18. Using timed intervals and a series of stations this class will incorporate body weight, light weights and other cardio/strength building tools to boost strength, cardiovascular fitness, agility and flexibility. Some active games will be included to make this a fun and interesting workout. Registration required. Limit 10. Fee: $60. For more information contact the Charlotte Senior Center at 425-6345.   

Yoga: Aging Gracefully, Healthy Body, Healthy Brain with Nancy Somers, life skills coach and certified yoga instructor. Monday afternoons at the Senior Center from 1:30 to 2:45. Dates: Oct. 3, 10, 17 and 24. Come and learn how to achieve a healthier and more fulfilling third act. Registration required. Max. 20. Fee: $45. For more information call Nancy at 658-3766. 

Hikes: Fall Hikes in the Champlain Valley with Marty Morrissey. Please bring water, food and good hiking or walking shoes for departure from the Senior Center at 9 a.m., except for trip Oct. 11. Registration required. No fee. For more information contact the Charlotte Senior Center at 425-6345.   

Tuesday, Sept. 27: Falls of Lana & Rattlesnake Pt., So. Middlebury 

Tuesday, Oct. 4: TAM – Wright Park, No. Middlebury 

Tuesday, Oct. 11: Barn Rock Bay, Essex N.Y. (Note 8:30 start) 

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