Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Weathersfield Weekly Blog May 3


May 3, 2017
Weathersfield, Vt.

Town of Weathersfield Seeking Bids and Proposals for: roadside mowing-submission deadline noon May 11; crushed gravel suppliers-submission deadline noon May 11; IT managed services -submission deadline noon May 11.

Weathersfield School news: NECAP and SBAC testing letter and test taking tips were sent home on Friday. All 3-8 graders will receive a letter with the dates and times for NECAP and SBAC, along with some test taking tips. For more information about the school and events, call 802-674-5400.

Weathersfield Proctor Library news: Sealed bids for the children's room expansion are being collected-submission deadline May 9 at 3 p.m.. The Trustees will select the construction company at their regular monthly meeting on May 18. More information about the library call 802-674-2863.


On Friday night I covered the Get The Led Out concert at the Lebanon Opera House. It was a benefit for the Rusty Berrings Skate Park in Lebanon NH.



More photos from the show, click HERE.

Next up for me: Session Americana at the Briggs Opera House on Sunday May 7.


Get Out and About Events

Penny Sale in Ascutney May 6, doors open at noon, sale begins at 2 p.m.. The Weathersfield School PTA is hosting a Penny Sale, they are looking to sell 300 items at the event. Contact the school if you have something you'd like to donate, 802-674-5400.

Aging in Weathersfield Group in Ascutney Monday, May 8 at 4 p.m. Martin Memorial Hall, Discussion of how we can support each other as we grow old in Weathersfield. Call Peggy Kehew at 802-263-9553 with questions.

Mother's Day Plant Sale in Ascutney, Saturday May 13 8 a.m. at the Ascutney Volunteer Fire Department Station. Cocoa mulch available too. Contact 802-674-5021

Wild Edibles and Foraging in Perkinsville Saturday May 13 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Inn at Weathersfield's Hidden Kitchen Cooking Class with Didi Emmons and David Craft. Call 802-263-9217 for details and reservations.

LuLaPalooza Mother's Day Edition in White River Junction, Saturday May 13 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Newberry Market.

WS Dance and Graduation in Ascutney Grad. Dance-Friday, May 19 7-10 p.m. Graduation-Monday, June 19 at 7 p.m. in the gym.

WS BBQ and Dance in Ascutney Friday, June 16 4-6 p.m. The school is hosting a faculty vs. 8th graders softball game, a BBQ and a family dance. The event will also serve to thank all the school volunteers.



Music and Performances


Briggs Opera House in White River Junction. Sunday, May 7 at 7 p.m. Session American; Saturday, May 20 8 p.m. Judy Collins.

Freight House in White River Junction. May 13 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Off the Rails Open Game Day.

Inn at Weathersfield Live Music Fridays in Perkinsville 7-9 p.m.: May 5 Ali T, May 12 Steve Ellis, May 19 Ben Fuller, May 26 Erik Boedtker, June 2 Peter Neri.

Lebanon Opera House in Lebanon NH. May 11 10 a.m. Biscuit.

Taverne on the Square in Claremont NH. May 4 6-9 p.m Charlie Christos.; May 5 9 p.m.-12 a.m Sirsy; May 6 8-11 p.m. Shana Stack Band; May 11 6-9 p.m. Andrew Merzi; May 12 8-11 p.m. Kelly and Martin; May 13 7-10 p.m. Kim Logan.

Weathersfield School Concerts and Programs in Ascutney 6-7 p.m. May 10 K-8 Spring Concert; May 26 8:15-9:15 a.m. Memorial Day Ceremony for K-8.

Windsor Station Live Music in Windsor. May 5, 9 p.m. Soul Fix; May 5 10 p.m. Funkwagon; May 9 6 p.m. Ruby Street; May 11 7:30 p.m. Strangled Darlings; May 13 9:30 p.m. Traveling Broke and Out of Gas; May 16 6 p.m. Ted Mortimer.




Ongoing Events

Weathersfield Food Shelf in Perkinsville every Thursday from 2-3 p.m. Route 106 at the old Perkinsville Elementary School.

Low cost spay/neuter clinics in Springfield. Springfield Humane Society is hosting low cost spay/neuter clinics: May 9, June 6, July 11, Aug. 8, Sept. 5, Oct. 24, Dec. 5 at the Springfield Humane Society, on Route 143. Cost is $50 for female cat and $40 for male cat. Weathersfield residents may be reimbursed up to $50 for the surgery with a limit of three pets per year. Get your SNAP form from the town office. Please call Springfield Humane Society for an appointment at 802-885-3997.

Valley Court Diversion Programs: Volunteers are needed in Weathersfield/Springfield areas to work with low level offenders in the community. The group meets once a month at the Springfield Police Department, your commitment will require about three hours a month. Training is provided. For more information please visit our website at vcdp.org or call Maureen at 281-5213.

Senior Exercise Program in Ascutney: Free. Sponsored by RSPV. Mondays and Wednesdays 10-11 a.m. in basement of Martin Memorial Hall, Route 5, Ascutney. Classes are led by Sandy Lemois. If interested call 674-5254 for more information.

Need to Find a Business in Weathersfield: weathersfielddirectory.org.

Have anything you want included in this news and events column? Email Nancy at photosbynanci@comcast.net two weeks prior to your event.