Community News in Brief
Healing Walk at Manitou
The Manitou Project will hold a Healing Walk from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday. This meditative walk on Manitou's Sanctuary Trail will be led by Mike Mayer, and will include poems or other readings, and chances to share about the experience.
Healing are held rain or shine every second and fourth Friday of each month through October.
The Manitou Project seeks to foster community with nature, on its 235 acre land preserve in Williamsville, at 300 Sunset Lake Road. Meet at the parking lot at 4 p.m.
For information, contact Mike at 802-258-8598.
Limited access to library
On Saturday at Brooks Memorial Library, the first floor and stairwell will be inaccessible due to cleaning and painting.
Circulation services will be provided and computer access will be available on the mezzanine with laptops. Enter the building through the rear entrance via the municipal lot.
The top floor will not be affected, including the 38th annual Design-a-Plate workshop, which will be held in in the meeting room.
Town offices closed Monday
In observance of Indigenous Peoples' Day, all town offices will be closed on Monday, with the exception of emergency services.
Parking is free at all metered spaces and in the pay-and-display lots on Sunday and Monday. All other violations will be enforced.
Brooks Memorial Library will be closed on Sunday and Monday.
Trash, recycling and composting will be picked up on the normal schedule. The pick-up schedule is NOT affected by the holiday.
For information about the BeeLine Bus, contact Southeast Vermont Transit (formerly The Current and Connecticut River Transit) at 802-460-7433.
Fundraiser to benefit horse rescue
A fundraiser for Gerda's Equine Rescue, a Townshend-based horse rescue group, will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Brook Bound Inn, 441 Coldbrook Road in Wilmington.
There will be a silent auction, wine, appetizers and dessert, a D.J., and souvenirs for sale. The event will celebrate Bill and Will, two horses who were helped to find a new home and a new job as officers in a police mounted unit through Gerda's.
RSVP by calling 802-874-7213.
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