Weathersfield News November 4, 2015
Still on a sugar high? I am. I covered
9th Annual Fright Night on Saturday night (Halloween) and my friend put a bunch of candy in my backpack. If
you know me you know I love chocolate. All kinds of chocolate. So I ate it all
in one sitting and now my teeth ache and my tummy hurts but OH BOY did it taste
good. Driving home from Fright Night, I saw a glow just off Route 131 and being
the curious photographer, I had to check it out. What I discovered was Creepy
Hollow, a haunted house put on by a neighbor. But what was most shocking was
that this was their 20th year-where have I been? I love Halloween and here was
this "Spooktacular" yard just minutes from my house and I was
clueless. Apparently lots of people know about this, as I was gently told that
they get 200-300 visitors a year. Mental head slap. It's on my radar now and I
will get back there again next year!
Last week I got see see Grace Potter play the Palace Theatre in Albany NY. She's on tour promoting her new album "Midnight." More dates have been added in December in the northeast check her site for info. http://gracepotter.com/
She always puts on a high energy performance and this show was no different.
Saturday afternoon I waited in line for about an hour at Lebanon High School to hear VT US. Senator Bernie Sanders speak at one of his Town Hall Meetings.Saturday Night Live skit a couple of weeks ago) impersonating Bernie Sanders.
Then he got down to business.
I left during the Q&A session and headed to Reading VT for their 9th Annual Fright Night.
Always a spooky fun night.
On my way home discovered Weathersfield's own haunted house "Creepy Hollow" that's been going on for 20 years...how did I miss this?
Select Board News: The Select Board met on Monday Nov. 2. I'll report on their meeting in next week's column.
You can keep up with all the Town Boards and Commissions by visiting: http://www.weathersfieldvt.org/boards
Community Thanksgiving Dinner at WS Nov. 18 details to follow. Craft Fair at WS Saturday, Nov. 7 from 9 a.m.-1p.m. The WS PTA will host their annual craft fair on at the school. Make sure to stop by and see what amazing things are being sold. Close of the First Trimester Friday, Nov. 13 Report cards will be sent home with students on the 18, just in time for conferences.
will be closed Nov
25, 26 and 27. Service Group
Thanksgiving Food Drive Challenge The Students in the Service Group will be
collecting food items for Thanksgiving Baskets from Monday, Nov. 2 through
Friday, Nov. 20. Who will fill the biggest box the students or the staff? The
goal is collect enough food for 25 baskets for the community. Monetary donations
can be dropped off in the office. Items needed: Thanksgiving Break
School Turkey, Potatoes, Squash, Cranberry
Sauce, Stuffing, Canned Veggie, Pickles, Pie Crust, Pie Filling, Gravy, Juice.
Notice of Office closure:
Town Clerk's Office-Nov. 18 and 19 for the
and Town Clerk's Association Conference. New England Cities
Town Calendar of Events:
Veterans Day Celebration Wednesday Nov. 11 11 a.m.
Perkinsville. Veterans Day is a day to remember and honor the selfless
dedication of service members, men and women, who have boldly stood in harm’s
way carrying the torch of freedom fighting to protect our abundant way of life.
All are welcome. Veterans Memorial Park
Valley Court Diversion Programs-Volunteer are needed in Weathersfield/Springfield areas to work with low level offenders in the community. The organization embraces the principles of restorative justice. As a volunteer, you will hear participant's stories and help create a restorative contract with them. The group meets once a month at the Springfield Police Department, your commitment will require about 3 hours a month. Training is provided. For more information please visit our website at www.vcdp.org or call Maureen at 802-295-5078 #10.
Food Shelf The Weathersfield Food Shelf is located at 7303 Route 131 - the former "World of Discovery" daycare. Thanks to the generosity of their donors, the Weathersfield Food Shelf will now be open every Thursday from 4-5 p.m.
Senior Exercise Program in Ascutney-FREE sponsored by RSPV- Wednesdays 10-11 a.m. in basement of Martin Memorial Hall, Route 5,
Classes are led by Geraldine
Rudenfeldt. If interested call 674-5254 for more information. Ascutney,
Weathersfield Proctor Library, Hours: Wed 10-8 p.m.; Thurs & Fri noon-6 p.m.; Sat 9-1 p.m. FREE Programs-FREE Computer Tutor - Fridays 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Volunteers in Action (VIA) is looking for volunteer drivers. VIA is an organization that drives people to doctor's appointments, usually at
or DHMC and
occasionally grocery missions. Your mileage is reimbursable. Please
call VIA at (802) 674-5971 ask for Martha or Scottie. Mt. Ascutney
Need to Find a Business in Weathersfield: http://www.weathersfielddirectory.org/
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