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New Music Series Coming This Friday! 7:00 pm
New Music Series Coming This Friday!
Apr 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
When: Apr 2, 2021, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM We’re going to give the new internet at Burnham Hall a try with an impromptu livestream to kick off The Walter Sessions! This Friday night, April 2nd at 7pm, tune in to: www.neatbristol.com for a 45-minute set by Nate Gusakov. More info at: www.nategusakov.wixsite.com/waltersessions
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Books for Babies with Lawrence Memorial Library 11:00 am
Books for Babies with Lawrence Memorial Library
Apr 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Please join us for the Books for Babies 2020 dedication! This year it is a ZOOM event! We are welcoming our young community members, will show the new picture book dedicated to your child, ‘meet’ other parents and their 2020 ‘babies’ by face. It is also an opportunity to sign up for a library account, check out the new book to your child, and take advantage of many online services and materials. Please RSVP at www.lawrencelibraryVT.org/kids-events and we will send &hellip read more
Keith Murphy & Becky Tracy: Virtual Concert April 3 7:30 pm
Keith Murphy & Becky Tracy: Virtual Concert April 3
Apr 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Ripton Community Coffee House welcomes Keith Murphy and Becky Tracy to our virtual stage! Becky and Keith are dynamic performers of traditional music from Newfoundland, Quebec, Ireland, France and beyond. Tracy’s fiddling pulses through tasteful arrangements of dance tunes and resonates with beauty on traditional slow airs. Keith’s gentle and expressive singing in English and French is balanced by the drive and power of his guitar playing and foot percussion. Thier playing is seamless, the result of years of &hellip read more
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Implementing Family-Friendly Business Practices 8:30 am
Implementing Family-Friendly Business Practices
Apr 6 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Join the Addison County Chamber of Commerce for our next Webinar on Implementing Family-Friendly Business Practices. Raising a family and caring for loved ones while holding a part- or full-time job has always been a challenging balancing act. As with most things, the pandemic has brought that reality into sharp relief. What can businesses do to support their employees with families? Join us for a panel discussion with local business experts to think through the opportunities that exist for implementing &hellip read more
Explore Champlain Virtual Open House April 6 4:30 pm
Explore Champlain Virtual Open House April 6
Apr 6 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Do you have a student who would benefit from learning more about Champlain College? On Tuesday, 4/6 (4:30 – 6:00 PM) we’ll be hosting our Virtual Explore Champlain Open House for high school students and their families interested in learning why everyone is talking about Champlain. These events are a great way to get to know Champlain to see if it might be a great fit for your student. This virtual event is a fun and engaging experience where students &hellip read more
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Bristol CORE Board Meeting 8:30 am
Bristol CORE Board Meeting @ Bristol COWORKING
Apr 8 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Bristol Conservation Commission Agenda – April 8 6:00 pm
Bristol Conservation Commission Agenda – April 8
Apr 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
TOWN OF BRISTOL – CONSERVATION COMMISSION MEETING Thursday, April 8, 2021, 6:00 PM Via Zoom Remote Meeting (see below) AGENDA I Call to order: 6:00 pm II Public Comment Period III Addition of Items to the Agenda IV Review and approval of minutes from Mar 11 V Correspondence VI Old Business A. Conservation Commission Membership: a. Welcome Helen Young b. Updates on membership B. Bristol Trail Network (BTN)- spring updates? C. Parks Updates: Eagle, Memorial, Sycamore, Saunders River Access- any &hellip read more
Announcement 7:00 pm
Announcement
Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
The Bristol Democratic monthly Zoom meeting will be this Thursday, April 8th at 7 pm. If you are not a regular member, please request an invite from Mark Gibson at gusgibson@yahoo.com There will be a brief update on the Modernized Bottle Bill (H175) by VPIRG and a discussion on wages.
Bristol Community Solar Info Meeting 7:00 pm
Bristol Community Solar Info Meeting
Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Last week 30+ Bristol residents attended the first Bristol Community Solar informational meeting with a lively question and answer session. People are signing up! Thursday, April 8th at 7:00, another info meeting will include a short presentation and plenty of time for questions and answers. Register by contacting info@acornenergycoop.com. This is an opportunity to lower energy costs and GHG emissions, and to keep dollars circulating locally. Hope to see you there! Sally 
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Age Well Grab & Go Meal at Mary’s Restaurant 12:00 pm
Age Well Grab & Go Meal at Mary’s Restaurant
Apr 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Pick up between 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm – Loop around the parking lot and drive up to the walkway. Stay in your car. Baked Ham, mashed potatoes, vegetables, roll, applesauce and brownie. ADVANCED RESERVATIONS ONLY! Call Michelle by Wednesday April 7th at 802-377-1419. Open to anyone age 60 and over. All meal recipients will be contacted to register with Age Well. One meal per person. FREE Call Tri-Valley Transit (TVT) at 802-388-2287 if you need a ride or a &hellip read more
Knights of Columbus Spaghetti Take-Out Dinner 4:00 pm
Knights of Columbus Spaghetti Take-Out Dinner
Apr 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
EARLY NOTICE on UPCOMING SPAGHETTI DINNER – TAKE-OUT ONLY! For the final time before summer, the St. Ambrose Knights of Columbus are hosting a Knights in Italy walk-up spaghetti dinner on the evening of Friday, April 9th, serving from 4pm until 5:30pm (or sooner if we sell out!). There will be a table set up outside of the church on the park side. Please walk-up, place your order and your meal(s) will be brought out, packaged up for you to &hellip read more
Knights of Columbus Spaghetti Take-Out Dinner 4:00 pm
Knights of Columbus Spaghetti Take-Out Dinner
Apr 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
For the final time before summer, the St. Ambrose Knights of Columbus are hosting a Knights in Italy walk-up spaghetti dinner on the evening of Friday, April 9th, serving from 4pm until 5:30pm (or sooner if we sell out!). There will be a table set up outside of the church on the park side. Please walk-up, place your order and your meal(s) will be brought out, packaged up for you to bring home! All proceeds will go toward furthering the &hellip read more
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Free Meals at Mary’s Restaurant 3:00 pm
Free Meals at Mary’s Restaurant
Apr 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Everyone Eats free meals at Mary’s As part of the Vermont Everyone Eats program, Mary’s at Baldwin Creek continues to offer meals every weekend. This statewide program helps feed individuals and families during this pandemic. The meals are FREE and offered to everyone, especially seniors and food insecure families. This Saturday’s meal, April 10, is Salmon sided with rice, vegetables and dinner roll. Pick up time is 3:00 pm -4:00 pm. Sunday April 11 the meal is Pulled Pork with &hellip read more
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Drive-By Pancake Breakfast This Sunday 8:00 am
Drive-By Pancake Breakfast This Sunday
Apr 11 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
The Masonic Lodge in Bristol is having a drive by pancake breakfast this Sunday at the corner of North and Elm Streets starting at 8am. No reservations needed and the price is still $8. We’ll run until 10am or until we run out of food and the guys will be outside to take your order for how many meals you want and they’ll hand them into the car so you don’t need to get out. Thanks for all of your &hellip read more
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Bristol Selectboard Agenda – Mon., April 12, 7pm 7:00 pm
Bristol Selectboard Agenda – Mon., April 12, 7pm
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
TOWN OF BRISTOL SELECTBOARD MEETING Monday, April 12, 2021, 7:00 PM Via Zoom Remote Meeting (see below) I. Call to Order: 7:00 PM 1. Review agenda for addition, removal, or adjustment of any items per 1 V.S.A. §312(d)(3)(A). 2. Overview of Zoom meeting operation and procedures: rules for participation, mute microphone, recognition by Chair, etc. II. Public Forum. III. Regular Business. 1. Harvest Festival proposal: Meridith McFarland and Rob Carter (Addison County Chamber of Commerce). 2. Human Powered Parade proposal: &hellip read more
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Bristol Development Review Board Agenda, April 13 7:00 pm
Bristol Development Review Board Agenda, April 13
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
TOWN OF BRISTOL – BRISTOL DEVELOPMENT REVIEW BOARD MEETING Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 7:00 PM Via Zoom Remote Meeting (see below) AGENDA 1) Call to order 2) Review agenda for addition, removal, or adjustment of any items per 1 V.S.A. §312(d)(3)(A). 3) New busines a) Sketch Plan Review – Permit #21-400: Emily Spaulding & Peter Frelik requesting a 2-lot subdivision at 49 Bristol Cliffs Drive b) Sketch Plan Review – Permit 21-401: Stoney Hill Properties requesting a 4- lot subdivision &hellip read more
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Bristol Community Solar 7:00 pm
Bristol Community Solar
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Those who have already signed up or have attended meetings are welcome to share what they’ve learned about Bristol Community Solar with neighbors on FPF. The next Acorn Energy info meeting for subscribing to the community solar project is this Wed at 7:00. Renters, as well as businesses and homeowners, may be subscribers if they receive a Green Mountain Power electric bill. Acorn Energy Co-op will offer a short introduction and time for everyone’s questions to be answered. Email Mary &hellip read more
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Climate Change Discussion – Thursday 7:00 pm
Climate Change Discussion – Thursday
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Climate change is bearing down on us and the consequences are dire. Despite this, public belief in and understanding of the climate crisis is mixed, and generally does not correspond to the latest climate science. Dr. Janel Hanaran (Chair of Atmospheric Sciences at Northern Vermont University) will present on the disconnect and will describe recent efforts to close this gap in understanding through the creation of a climate action network. Public support of this effort will be critical for its &hellip read more
Climate Change Presentation by Dr. Janel Hanrahan 7:00 pm
Climate Change Presentation by Dr. Janel Hanrahan
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Climate Change Presentation By Dr. Janel Hanrahan, Chair of Atmospheric Sciences at Northern Vermont University-Lyndon Thursday April 15th @ 7PM Public belief in and understanding of the climate crisis is mixed, and generally does not correspond to the latest climate science. Dr. Hanrahan will present on the disconnect and will describe recent efforts to close this gap in understanding through the creation of a climate action network. Public support of this effort will be critical for its success. The presentation &hellip read more
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Age Well Grab & Go Meal at Mary’s Restaurant 12:00 pm
Age Well Grab & Go Meal at Mary’s Restaurant
Apr 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Fri. April 16 – Mary’s Rt 116 Bristol Pick-up 12pm – 1pm – Drive in, loop around parking lot, & drive up to get your meal – stay in your car. Lasagna, vegetables, bread, coleslaw, & cookie. Open to anyone age 60 and over and their spouse of any age. Age Well Grab-and-Go Meals are open to anyone age 60 and over and their spouse of any age. All meal recipients must register with Age Well once a year. Registration &hellip read more
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Spaghetti Dinner at Libanus Lodge 4:00 pm
Spaghetti Dinner at Libanus Lodge
Apr 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
The Masons at Libanus Lodge on the corner of North and Elm Streets will be hosting a Curbside Pick-Up Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, February 20th starting at 4:00 PM until 5:30PM or until we run out – whichever comes first. The menu is homemade meatballs served with homemade sauce on spaghetti with grated Parmesan cheese. It will be served with homemade garlic bread (baked locally) and a tossed salad with Italian dressing and dessert. Everything except the pasta will be &hellip read more
Spaghetti Dinner at Libanus Lodge 4:00 pm
Spaghetti Dinner at Libanus Lodge
Apr 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
I got caught! In my posting on Sunday, which I copy/pasted from my posting for our February Spaghetti Dinner, I neglected to change the date. Herein is the corrected update of the announcement from Sunday with thanks going out to RS for pointing my error out to me. I promise that any more information that I post about this dinner will be an original effort and I won’t take the lazy man way out of copy/pasting. The Masons at Libanus &hellip read more
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Bristol Planning Commission Agenda, Apr. 20 7:00 pm
Bristol Planning Commission Agenda, Apr. 20
Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
TOWN OF BRISTOL – PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 7:00 PM Via Zoom Remote Meeting (see below) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83299786183?pwd=RjNkUVFueUxXcGdtM05GaVQyTEFtZz09 AGENDA 7:00 Call to Order 7:15 Election of Officers a) Action: elect a Chair, Vice-Chair, and Clerk Review agenda for addition, removal, or adjustment of any items per 1 V.S.A. §312(d)(3)(A). 7:25 Administrative Matters a) Approval of Minutes: Last meeting – 2/16/2021? b) Discussion: Zoning Administrator report c) Discussion: Town Plan review by Regional Planning 7:40 Continuing &hellip read more
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Youth Cooking Classes 5:00 pm
Youth Cooking Classes
Apr 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
YUMM Youth United in Making Meals FREE COOKING CLASSES for Addison County Youth ages 12-21 Ingredients provided and delivered for FREE Join your peers for a series of easy to follow FREE virtual cookingclasses! Thursdays 4/22, 4/29, and 5/6 – 5:00-6:00PM $25 Shaws giftcardavailable upon completion Register at: go.middteens.org/YUMM YUMM is a collaboration between: Addison Central Teens, Counseling Services of Addison County, HOPE (Helping Overcome Poverty Effects), and Nutrition Outreach and Mentoring at Middlebury College
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5 Town Partnership Food Drive
5 Town Partnership Food Drive
Apr 23 – Apr 24 all-day
The Five Town Partnership will be sponsoring a Food Drive on Friday 4/23 from 2:00pm-6:00pm and Saturday 4/24 from 10:00am-2:00pm outside of Shaws in Bristol. All items donated will be sent to the Bristol Have a Heart Food Shelf and the Little Free Pantries in Starksboro, Monkton, and New Haven. Look for our table outside of Shaws. We will provide a paper bag for you to place your purchased donations in. We will collect the bag on your way out &hellip read more
Age Well Grab & Go Meal at Mary’s Restaurant 12:00 pm
Age Well Grab & Go Meal at Mary’s Restaurant
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Fri. April 23 – Mary’s Rt 116 – Bristol Pick-up 12pm-1pm Drive in, loop around parking lot, & drive up to get your meal – stay in your car. Salmon with lemon sauce, rice, vegetables, roll, & lemon square. Call Michelle to reserve by Wednesday, April 21st. 802-377-1419. Note: Michelle Eastman will only call you back if there is a problem with your reservation. Grab-and-Go Meals are open to anyone age 60 and over and their spouse of any age. &hellip read more
Take Out Lasagna Dinner at St. Ambrose in Bristol 4:30 pm
Take Out Lasagna Dinner at St. Ambrose in Bristol
Apr 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
St. Ambrose in Bristol is hosting a take out lasagna dinner fundraiser on Friday April 23rd 2021 from 4:30-6pm.  Cost is $10/meal, and consists of a large serving of beef lasagna, fresh baked rolls, green salad, and dessert.  We’re asking everyone reserve their meals ahead of time by using this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfPOlxv934mwhjTuHneLJh0vppL336MkBBfs9N1ZLsFOr7cHg/viewform This way we’re sure to make enough! Meals must be picked up on the park side of St. Ambrose between 4:30 and 6pm.  Please stay in your car, &hellip read more
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Popular Take Out Fish Dinner 5:00 pm
Popular Take Out Fish Dinner
Apr 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
-Saturday April 24th at St. Peter’s Parish Hall in Vergennes from 5 to 6:30 PM. $10 for Adults, $5 children under 12. Beer Battered Haddock, zesty potato wedges, mixed vegetables, coleslaw, Hawaiian roll, butter and chocolate chip brownie. Reservations suggested 877-2367 and drive up as long as the fish lasts. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus St. Peter’s Council
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