Brookfield Community Partnership's Old Town Hall
Brookfield Old Town Hall
2013 Calendar of Summer Events
The Brookfield Community Partnership is pleased to offer family-friendly programs to the community free of charge this summer, thanks to the generous support of area businesses. Free-will donations toward continued renovation of the building will be gratefully received.
For more detail go to http://www.brookfieldvt.org/townhall.php or to our new Facebook page: www.facebook.com/pages/Brookfield-Community-Partnership/142705542563016?fref=ts
Also watch for details that will come to you in pre-event emails and in the Herald.
Please join us as often as your schedule permits.
June 15 Annual Community Potluck Supper and 2013 season kick-off with
Saturday Willem Lange, guest storyteller. See what’s new and what’s coming up.
6:00 – 8:30 Thank you to all our hard-working volunteers!
June 20 Edible Treats Series #1: 2nd Annual Cheese Tasting Event –
Thursday Last summer’s most popular event.
7:00 – 8:30 Reservations required: email/call Shelby - firstname.lastname@example.org, 276-3535
June 23 Floating Bridge Food & Farms Cooperative Farmers’ Market
Sunday Shop for meats, early seasonal produce and products
Noon to 3:00
June 25 PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) presentation by
Tuesday Jim Merriam of Efficiency Vermont
7:00 – 8:30 Learn about energy efficient upgrades for your home
June 27 Edible Treats Series #2: Wild Edibles discussion and samplings with
Thursday Nova Kim and Les Hook of Wild Gourmet Food
7:00 – 8:30 Reservations required: email or call Linda – email@example.com, 276-3181
July 9 Spoken Word Series #1: 3rd Annual Poetry Slam with Geof Hewitt
Tuesday Poetry reading competition for all ages, with prizes for top finishers
July 10, 17, 24, 31 Four Yoga Classes – All Levels with Anjali Budreski & Lydia Russell
Wednesdays Some mats will be available but please bring your own if you have one.
6:15 – 7:30
July 11 Edible Treats Series #3: Not Your Ordinary Summertime Refresher!
Tuesday Tea tasting again when Vermont Liberty Tea Co.’s John McConnell returns.
7:00 – 8:30 Reservations required: email/call Betsy – firstname.lastname@example.org, 276-3488
July 16 Spoken Word Series #2: EXTEMPO
Tuesday Original, true stories (5-7.5 mins., no notes) by amateur storytellers -YOU!!
7:00 – 9:00 To tell a story you must email email@example.com to sign up
July 19 Jazz Trio with Vermont pianist and composer Michael Arnowitt
Friday Jazz standards and original compositions
7:00 - 8:30 Refreshments for sale
July 23 Spoken Word Series #3: 4th Annual Pie and Poetry
Tuesday Readings by VT poets Diane Swan, Daniel Lusk, and Phayvanh Luekhamhan
7:00 – 8:30 Delicious homemade pies
July 27 Comedy Night presented by Valley Improv
Saturday Fast, energetic, upbeat comedy based on audience ideas
7:00 – 8:30 Suitable for all ages
July 30 Vegetable Gardening Tips from local experts and Food Swap
Tuesday Gardening tips, suggestions for preserving, and Q&A
7:00 – 8:30 Optional: bring a homegrown or homemade food item to trade!
August 2 No Strings Marionette Company presents “Nick of Time”
Friday An outrageous, out-of-this-world, time-travel adventure
7:00 – 9:00 Entertainment for the whole family!
August 7 Winged Critters Series #1: “The Loon Man,” John Rockwood
Wednesday Multi-media program featuring the strange behaviors and life cycle of loons
7:00 – 8:30
August 10 “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” (1971 movie rated PG)
Saturday Family Movie and chocolate fountain catered by Nutty Steph
6:30 - 9:00
August 18 Market Day presented by Floating Bridge Food & Farms Cooperative
Sunday in cooperation with Brookfield Library, Brookfield Community Partnership,
Noon - 4:00 and Brookfield Historical Society with prizes and other surprises
Silent Auction to benefit the Old Town Hall renovation
August 21 Winged Critters Series #2: VINS presents Raptor Encounter
Wednesday 3 live birds shown “on the glove” and owl pellet exploration
7:00 – 8:30 Reservations required: email or call Betsy – firstname.lastname@example.org, 276-3488
August 23 Contra Dancing with caller Lausanne Allen
Friday Fiddler Beth Telford and guitarist Jim Green
8:00 – 10:00 Refreshments for sale
Sept. 4 Winged Critters Series #3: Brian Pfeiffer, writer, naturalist, photographer and educator,
Wednesday presents the life cycle and migratory habits of the Monarch butterfly
7:00 – 8:30
Sept. 7 Haywire
Saturday Bluegrass concert and dancing
8:00 – 10:00 Refreshments for sale
Sept. 8 Flower harvest for dried flower arrangements and brunch
Sunday With Clotilde Hryshko, Route 14, just south of Route 65
1:00 – 3:00 This event is a benefit for the Old Town Hall
Reservations required: email or call Clotilde – email@example.com, 276-3950
Sept. 22 2nd Annual Community-wide Spelling Bee –Leveled Contests for kids & adults, prizes
Sunday Registration required: email/call Kym – firstname.lastname@example.org, 276-3639
4:00 – 6:00 Participants sign in at 3:00
Sept. 28 Season Finale Community Potluck Dinner and Food Swap