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  • Ukulele Jam and Sing-along this Friday at Brown Dog Books & Gifts

    Posted by Posted on Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 03:44 PM

    This Friday, July 18, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m., there will be a ukulele jam session at Brown Dog Books & Gifts in Hinesburg. All ages and abilities are invited. Pull up a chair and have some fun! Non-ukulele players are also welcome, of course, to sing along or just listen. 

    Rain or shine outside under the canopy!

    Free Refreshments provided.

    Brown Dog Books & Gifts is located at 90 Mechanicsville Rd, Hinesburg


     

  • Lotus & Lilly

    Posted by Posted on Friday, 11 Jul 2014 01:01 AM

    By Jean Isham, HBPA

    Lotus & Lilly, one of Hinesburg’s newest businesses, was established by Marcie Lynn Taff and her husband, Matthew (Matt) Taff. The Lotus symbolizes creation and the birth of something new, and Lilly is their daughter’s name. Marcie said she wanted to create a business that could, in the future, be passed on to her children if they so desired.

    Marcie started making body care products several years ago. Her son, Finnigan, now four years old, has problems with food allergies and sensitivity to anything containing chemicals, additives, preservatives, artificial colors or flavors. Finnigan’s allergies have resulted in not only having to watch what they put into their bodies but what they put on their bodies, everything from lotions, bug spray, lip balm to bath products. Marcie also discovered that there is not a lot out there for children.

  • CVU Fitness Center Open to Public this Summer

    Posted by Posted on Friday, 11 Jul 2014 12:43 AM

    By Rahn Fleming

    The CVU Fitness Center will be open over the course of the summer for all!

    This is, as it always been, free of charge - one of our ways of saying “thank you” for the phenomenal community support from which we continue to benefit from one year to the next.

    The Fitness Center will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. There is one exception to these hours. There are several sessions of Personal-Fitness classes, during which the morning community access hours will be 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. or 7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m., depending on our teacher’s needs. The afternoon hours will not be affected. The dates affected are: July 7-10, and July 14-17.

  • Summer Fun

    Posted by Posted on Friday, 11 Jul 2014 12:32 AM

    The Lake Iroquois Beach

    Summer is upon us at last. The Lake Iroquois Beach is open and hopefully full of kids both large and small enjoying some summertime fun. We have beach passes for sale here at town hall. The cost is $25 for residents and if you would like a second car sticker, there is an additional cost of $14. Seniors over age 62 may purchase a pass for $12. The passes are also available for purchase at the beach. Non-resident passes are available for $50.

    Green Mountain Passport

    We also have the Green Mountain Passport available in the clerk’s office. Seniors age 62 and over may purchase a Green Mountain Passport for $2. The Passport gives seniors free access to State Parks for day use (think Mount Philo and Kingsland Bay) as well as other benefits at State of Vermont sponsored events such as Addison County Field Days. The passport is good for life and only $2. How can you go wrong?

    Hart and Mead Summer Concerts

    Concerts start at 6:30 p.m. Located behind Hinesburg Community School

    2014 Schedule:

    July 16—Rex Fowler of Aztec Two Step

    July 23—Possum Haw

    July 30 - Shellhouse

    August 7—Hinesburg Community Band

    HCS Library Open for Summer Hours

    The HCS library will be open for students and their families to stop by and take out books during July. Each Tuesday and Wednesday morning from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. the library will be open.

    This is a great opportunity for current students to keep their literacy skills strong.

    It’s also a great opportunity for incoming kindergarteners to become familiar with the school library. 

     

  • Kimball Brook Farm Tour Tuesday July 8

    Posted by Posted on Monday, 30 Jun 2014 11:06 AM

    The Vermont Land Trust is hosting a tour of Kimball Brook Farm in North Ferrisburgh on Tuesday, July 8, from 6-7:30 pm

    Have you seen Kimball Brook Farm's milk in your grocery store? Now, take a tour of this organic farm that raises grass-fed Holsteins and packages its own dairy products. Visit the pastures, barns, and state-of-the-art milking room, and sample some of their delicious farm-fresh milk. Free for members, $10 for non-members. Register at vlt.org/news-publications/events/kimball-brook-event


     

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