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Readsboro Community Library
Bringing community together ……
Library Summer Hours will begin the week of June 17th
Tuesday 10 a.m. ~ 7 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. ~ 4 p.m.
Thursday 12 p.m. ~ 7 p.m.
Save the dates
Tuesday, July 9th 10:30 a.m. CLiF Summer Readers/2 Free Books with Vermont author, Jessie Haas
Come hear a story and choose 2 free books to add to your collection. This program is sponsored by a summer reader’s grant through the Children’s Literacy Foundation of Waterbury, VT.
Tuesday, July 16th 6 p.m. ~ Meet and Greet with Reeve Lindbergh
Two Lives by Reeve Lindbergh ~ Reeve Lindbergh, daughter of aviator-authors Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh, has written a memoir about her own “two lives”—at the intersection of fame and privacy, from her unique perspective as spokesperson for arguably the most famous family of the twentieth century.
Thursday, July 18th 6:30 p.m. ~ Family Magic Show with Omer Black
The magic will be in Readsboro with Omer Black ~ a great family magic show will unfold before your eyes. All ages are encouraged to attend.
Tuesday, July 23rd 10:30 a.m. BTC Family Entertainment
An engaging ventriloquist and magic show sure to please all ages.
Thursday, July 25th 4 p.m. ~ Records and Burpee Zoo Show
Meet live animals from the Records and Burpee Zoo and learn about their adaptations, how they survive in the wild, and the consequences of keeping wild animals as pets. A must see!!
Tuesday, July 30th 6:30 p.m. KITCHEN TUNKS & PARLOR SONGS: COLLECTING OLD-TIME MUSIC IN VERMONT to be held at the E J Bullock Building at 7012 Main Street
In the 1980s, Mark Greenberg interviewed and recorded old-time, grass roots Vermont musicians, resulting in a video documentary, The Unbroken Circle (1985), and a CD anthology, Kitchen Tunks & Parlor Songs (2003). In this presentation, he will discuss his experience searching for old-time music and collecting oral histories in Vermont and how earlier music survived in the 20th century and was affected by that century’s social and technological developments.

Attention Knitters ~ yarn available at the library ~ next project is hats and mittens for foster care children of Bennington County. Finished projects will be delivered late fall. Not sure about a hat or mitten set? How about a lap blanket? Let’s make this difficult time for these children a warm experience.
The library has a new mailing address:
PO Box 124
Readsboro, Vermont 05350
Post #29 Auxiliary
Breakfast /NO July breakfast
August 11th 8 a.m.-11 a.m. $6
French toast or pancake, eggs, sausage, home fries, coffee and juice. Everyone welcome.
50/50 raffle drawing to be held July 20th tickets $1 each available at the Legion or through a member
SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, September 7th
Fundraising Dinner
Dinner 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
Check in at the Legion or with a member for updates and pricing. Please support our local post that contributes to our community.
Deadline for ticket purchase September 2nd . For more information contact the Legion.
First Baptist Church
July 4th take time to pray for our country.
July 7th communion service at 9 a.m.
July 10th 10:30 a.m. Bingo followed by the monthly community meal at noon. Everyone is welcome.
July 19th Council meeting at 3:30 p.m.
August 4th 9:00 am. Worship service with communion
August 14th 10:30am. Bingo followed by the monthly community meal at noon. Everyone is welcome.
August 16th Council meeting at 3:30 p.m.
August 25th Pastor John Brigham is retiring. This will be his last service.
During July and August the Fellowship will be selling raffle tickets for a bountiful food basket; tickets are $1 each or 6/$5 ~ drawing to be held Labor Day weekend.
Flower Barrels
If you see Rhonda Smith or Audrey Eilers please let them know you appreciate the time and work involved maintaining the flower barrels that are on Main Street.
Fire Warden
An important message from our Fire Warden, Adam Codogni reminding us that it is necessary to obtain a burn permit prior to starting a fire. He may be reached at 413-652-1697; a 24 hour notice is appreciated.
South Readsboro Community Club
Thursday, July 11th 7 p.m. meeting
Saturday, July 27th 5 ~ 7 p.m. turkey supper with all the trimmings & homemade pies
Thursday, August 8th 7 p.m. meeting
Saturday, August 31st 5 ~ 7 p.m. turkey supper with all the trimmings & homemade pies

Readsboro Lions Club
Looking to make a difference? Have you considered joining the Lions Club? Come to a meeting to see what the Lions do for the community and how you can make a difference. Any question you can contact Park Carrier ~ meetings are the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month at the Lions Park through the summer.
Readsboro PTG
August 7th 3:15 p.m. monthly meeting ~ come see how you can help with our children and family activities. This is not a big commitment ~ you can help when you are available.
September 8th the Readsboro PTG will host a bake sale at the Guilford Welcome Center if you would like to donate baked goods or water please contact Caraline Sprague 423-5683.
Readsboro Historical Society
The Readsboro Historical Society will be holding a raffle throughout the summer called Quilts & Local Crafts. Our community throughout the Deerfield Valley is full of talented people and they have generously donated some of their beautiful handmade items to be raffled off. More and more items are added every day. Raffle tickets will be sold starting July 1 and drawing will be Nov 5.
Raffle tickets will be $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00. All proceeds will benefit the Readsboro Historical Society to Preserve, Share and Connect the local history for all to re-live. For tickets; Mail a check to Readsboro Historical Society, PO Box 16 Readsboro, VT 05350 or contact us on our Facebook Page or at http://www.readsborohistoricalsociety.org The Readsboro Historical Society will be open several weekends throughout the summer until November 5th or by appointment. This year our theme is the Readsboro Volunteer Fire Dept and their past and current history will be on display. Keep checking out our Facebook page and website for dates and times we will be open.

Readsboro Glassworks
July 27th & July 28th Summer Open Studio & Blueberry Festival Sale
Mary Angus and Bill LeQuier of Readsboro Glassworks will hold a Summer Open Studio and Sale, Saturday, July 27th and Sunday, July 28th from 10 a.m. -5 p.m., as part of the annual Deerfield Valley Blueberry Festival. In celebration of the Blueberry Festival and all things blue, there will be a special sale on blue glass. Visitors are invited to stop in to see Mary and Bill’s beautiful hand-blown glass and glass sculpture and watch the glassblowing demonstrations throughout the weekend.
Readsboro Glassworks is located at 6954 Main Street (lower level), RT 100, in Readsboro, VT. For more information about the glass studio call (802) 423-7706 or visit http://www.maryangusglass.com. More information about the Deerfield Valley Blueberry Festival may be found at http://www.VermontBlueberry.com.
Readsboro Hometown Redevelopment
Saturday, August 10th Murder at Sunset Luau & Beach Party, Maui, Hawaii
An Interactive Dinner Theater with the Brattleboro Theater Company at the E.J. Bullock Building, Readsboro VT. Doors Open at 5:30 pm – with a Wine & Cheese Social. Join the fun; guess the culprit and win a prize!
Dinner and Show Begin at 6:00 pm Sharp – Tickets: $50 Donation
Reserve your tickets early: Call 802-423-7050 or 802-423-9916 http://www.readsborohometown.org
Brought to you by Readsboro Hometown Redevelopment, Inc. 501 (C)3 Non profit
Kayla’s Playground
We send a heartfelt thank you to Erin O’Hearn Lackey and family for their generous fundraising efforts for the amazing new playground at the Readsboro Lions Park. The playground committee worked with a handful of volunteers to make this a reality. This is a wonderful addition to the 400 acre park.
They are a 501(c)(3) organization! Their mission is to build and maintain community playgrounds, encouraging children and families to get outside play and have fun! If you wish to send a donation please use the contact information below.
Email address: yman11@myfairpoint.net
P.O. Box 922 Jacksonville, VT 05342

The family of Robert O’Donnell invites you to a memorial service at St. Joachim Church on Saturday, July 6th at 11 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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