Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Weathersfield Weekly Blog October 18

October 18, 2017
Weathersfield, Vt.

Weathersfield select board news: The select board was scheduled to host their meeting Monday, Oct. 16 at the Bow Baptist Church at 7 p.m. On the agenda was discussion of the fire consultant report, the restructuring of the Parks and Recreation Committee and a few appointments to town committees. More will be reported on next week. More information about the select board and the town, contact Town Manager, Ed Morris, at 802-674-2626 or

Weathersfield School news: Congrats to the 7/8 Spelling Team-they came in 2nd overall at the Spelling Bee held in Hartland on Oct. 13. The 5/6 Team came in third at the Spelling Bee held at the Albert Bridge School in West Windsor. The school reports that the car show was a huge success, raising close to $2800. Parent/teacher conferences are set for Nov. 17 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. The first student council dance will be held on Friday, Nov. 10 6-8 p.m. More information about the school call 802-674-5400.

Get Out and About Events

2nd Annual Trunk or Treat in Perkinsville, Saturday Oct. 28 4-6 p.m. Safe Trick or Treat fun for all ages, decorate your car, promote your organization, group, business, church, school. For more info. call 802-674-2863.

Music and Performances

Inn at Weathersfield Live Music Fridays in Perkinsville 7-9 p.m. Oct. 20 Chris Kleeman, Oct. 27 Dave Clark, Nov. 3 and 10 Closed for Fall Break. Nov. 17 Steve Ellis, Nov. 24 Ali T., Dec 1. Steve Ellis.

Lebanon Opera House in Lebanon NH. Oct. 21 Young at Heart Chorus 4 p.m.; Oct. 22 Rusted Root 6 p.m.; Over The Moon-Trumbull Hall Troupe Nov 3-5-tickets by donation; Nov. 11 Shawn Colvin and Her Band 7:30 p.m.; Nov. 14 Chicken Dance 10 a.m.; Nov. 17 Johnny Gandelsman Violin 7 p.m.; Nov. 18 East of Egypt 7:30 p.m.; Nov. 25 Warren Miller’s Line of Descent 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. GA;

Taverne on the Square in Claremont. Oct. 20 Jason Cann, Oct. 26 Ben Fuller, Oct. 27 Brad Myrick Band, Nov. 2 Charlie Christos, Nov. 3 Sirsy.

Windsor Station Live Music in Windsor. Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m. Jim Yeager; Oct. 20, 9:30 p.m. Soul Fix; Oct. 21, 9:30 p.m. Shaker; Oct. 24, 6 p.m. Mike Parker and Ali; Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m. Sensible Shoes; Oct. 27, 9:30 p.m. Blind Dog and the Mama Medicine Tribe; Oct. 28 Halloween Costume Part with The Road Trash Band.

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: 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 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.

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