Weathersfield Weekly Blog, May 1

Adventures and Assignments

Scott Kirby and Friends

Scott Kirby, Gary Green, Bob Doolittle, Gabriel Donohue
Walker Lecture Series, Concord City Auditorium, Concord, NH

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Margaret Glaspy at Billsville House Concerts

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Margaret covers Lucinda Williams.
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News You Can Use

Weathersfield School news 

Panther Cub Night is the event where all incoming fall Kindergarteners and their parents get to meet each other, participate in activities and learn who their new teacher will be. This event is held in the Kindergarten classrooms on May 28 from 5-6 p.m. The last Panther Pride Assembly for the school year will be June 6 at 1:35 p.m. News from PTA There will be a parent and 7th grade student informational meeting on May 7 at 6:15 p.m. in the AP room to start getting ready for the Oct. 5 Car Show. The rain date for the car show will be Oct. 6. The annual School Report Night is scheduled for Wednesday, June 4 5-6 p.m. in the AP Room. Pizza, salad and more plus fifteen stations to visit, complete with photos, storyboards, handouts, charts, graphs, and door prizes. More information about the school please call 802-674-5400.

Get Out and About Events

Green Up Vermont Saturday, May 4 all around the state, contact Steve Aikenhead 263-5439 for more information and to get some green up day bags. More information on Green Up Day visit:

Nearly New Goods & Bake Sale in West Windsor Friday, May 3, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday, May 4, 9 a.m.-noon (1/2 price sale). This is a fundraiser for the W. Windsor Historical Society. If anyone wishes to donate items Tues. through Thurs. or Baked Goods on Fri. May 3, 8:30 am throughout the day and Sat. 5/4 from 8:30 am to 10 am. We appreciate any donations of food or items that you wish to share with the W. Windsor Historical Society Event. Call 802-484-9286 for more information.

Ascutney Vol. Fire Dept. Annual Mother’s Day Plant Sale in Ascutney Saturday, May 11 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the station near Exit 8, I-91. Contact 802-674-5021 for more information.

Music and Performances

Inn at Weathersfield Live Music Fridays in Perkinsville 7-9 p.m. Steve Ellis May 3, Jon Clinch May 10.

Skinny Pancake in Hanover NH. May 4 Shokazoba Funk 8:30 p.m.

Taverne On The Square in Claremont. May 10 Dirty Looks 8 p.m.

Windsor Station in Windsor. May 3 OTL 10 p.m., May 10 The Medicine Tribe 9:30 p.m.

Weathersfield School Performances in Ascutney. Frozen, the play on Saturday, May 18 at 7 p.m. in the gym, with the school production for students on Monday, May 20 1 p.m., May 24 Memorial Day Assembly 8:15-9 a.m.

Ongoing Events

1879 Perkinsville Schoolhouse Committee Seeks Volunteers. The 1879 Perkinsville Schoolhouse Committee needs willing hands to help with the ongoing task of renovating the 1879 Perkinsville District 1 school. No special skills are needed, and food will be provided. The next scheduled work dates are: May 11 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.. Please contact Matt Keniston at 802-263-5300 or to sign up.

Food Assistance:
Ascutney Union Church Food Cupboard in Ascutney 5243 Route 5 Saturdays 9-10 a.m. call 802-674-2484.

Weathersfield Food Shelf in Perkinsville. The 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month from 1-3 p.m. WFS is located in the 1879 Schoolhouse at 1862 Route 106 in Perkinsville. Donations of nonperishable food are always welcomed and may be dropped off at the facility during open hours or placed in the collection box at Martin Memorial Hall. For more information, call 802-263-5584 or email

Weathersfield Walking Program in Ascutney is offered Monday-Friday, 7:35-7:50 a.m. Weathersfield School teachers and staff walk outside with any student who wants to participate. If the weather is bad or the temperature is too cold, then students and staff walk in the gym. Exercise and enjoy the outdoors.

Senior Exercise Program in Ascutney: Free. Sponsored by RSVP. 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.

Twin State Depression Support Group in Weathersfield. Free peer-led Depression Support Groups to all, the 3rd Wednesday of each month, 6:30 pm, 5259 Route 5, Ascutney, VT (Martin Memorial Hall - downstairs) and the 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:30 pm, 7 Morgan Street, Springfield, VT (Turning Point) Both venues are accessible. or on facebook: More information call 802-795-0098

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

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