Special Events with MSAC & Partners
MSAC office and facility are now open to the public, and in-person classes and groups have resumed, while others are held online.
Weekly (and other regular) Drop-in Groups
Click here for current list and schedules of these in-person and online free and by-donation offerings for all ages. Over a dozen options!
Let's gather safely and joyfully this Fall!
Learn more about the Hubbard Park Expansion Project:
We have the opportunity to add 80 acres to Hubbard Park this year! Look for updates, donation forms, an opportunity for online donations at www.montpelier-vt.org/1222/Expand-Hubbard-Park. Join Parks staff and Parks Commission members to hear the details and ask questions about this exciting opportunity!
Thursday, October 21, 7:30 pm on Zoom Video/Phone
VT Home Energy Profile Clinics
Friday, Oct. 22 | 4:00-5:30pm | Free | in-person at 58 Barre Street | Pre-registration with MSAC is preferred, but walk-ins can be assisted
Mayor Anne Watson and the Montpelier Energy Advisory Committee, together with Efficiency VT and the Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnership, bring you this free clinic from MSAC’s Community Room. The clinic will be most effective if you bring your own laptop or other device. The VT Home Energy Profile is a useful tool to help homeowners assess the energy efficiency of their own home. It’s generated either by answering questions about the home or by entering utility bill information. In the end, there are some recommendations to homeowners about next steps they may take to make their home more efficient. This workshop will assist attendees in filling out survey questions to get a VT Home Energy Profile for their homes, making sure it makes sense and is done correctly. To learn more: https://www.netzeromontpelier.org/home-energy-information-ordinance
Please pre-register to receive electronic resources via email in advance, email email@example.com or call 802-223-2518 with your mailing address or email address for materials distribution before or after clinics.
Got smartphone or iPad Questions? Technology Tutor Available at MSAC!
Next sessions: Friday afternoons, October 29, Nov. 5 | 3:30-4:30
Local high school student, Russell Clar, is available for twenty-minute appointments at Montpelier Senior Activity Center to assist seniors with smartphone set-up, settings adjustments, email questions, Google Docs, photo-editing, or bring other questions/needs and he’ll do his best to help! Depending on interest, Russell may continue to offer this service on an occasional or regular basis during after-school hours. To reserve a slot or get your name on a future list, call the MSAC main office at 223-2518 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. FREE!
Slow Jam Drop-in Group for Music-making, with experienced musicians | at MSAC Community Room | Biweekly Thursdays, next session 10/28 | 6:15- 8:15pm | Open to public | Age 14+
See full description in "Drop-in Groups" list.
Enchanted Forest at Hubbard Park
Friday, October 29 & Saturday, October 30 | Our family-friendly, enchanting event featuring a candlelit walk, art, music and more, in partnership with All Together Now, is on! Ticket sales are online now. Check the website here for updates and a link to tickets, which sell out fast: https://www.montpelier-vt.org/1188/Upcoming-Events, or call the office at 223-7335.
Flu Clinic with CVHHH
Monday, November 1, 10am – 12pm | walk-ins only | Please bring your insurance card. If you’re 19 years+, the flu vaccine is provided at no cost. For those aged 18, it would be billed to a billable insurance. CVHHH can’t bill United Health Care (even if you have traditional Medicare), Cigna, Care Centrix or the VA. Only come if you have no COVID symptoms, fever or exposure. Masking required. CVHHH isn’t doing joint flu/COVID vaccine clinics, but the vaccines can be given on the same day. No advance appointments, but please spread out arrival times through the two-hour block. Age 18+ only.
Four walks of the Hubbard Park Expansion Project property with Parks Director, Alec Ellsworth!
- Tuesday, November 2, 4:30-5:30p
- Wednesday, November 10, 8:00-9:00a
- Saturday, November 20, 9:00-10:00a
- Thursday, December 2, 12:00-1:00p
All walks begin at the New Shelter in Hubbard Park (near the end of the road). No pre-registration needed.
Making Seed Collages Walk
Saturday, November 13, 10:00am (rain date, 11/14) | Very easy walk led by Naturalist Gail Johnson. No need to register; just show up! Meet at parking lot next to Winooski River on Siboinebi Path at Country Club Road. Full description of this special event: https://fb.me/e/8YYvHU2kq.
Save the Date! Benefit night at Three Penny Taproom for Hubbard Park Expansion Project
On Tuesday, November 23, 5% of TPT's profits will go to our fundraising campaign! Save the date and tell your friends to join you at 108 Main Street for great food and drinks for a great cause! Thank you, TPT!
See our Community Announcements page for more great events offered by other organizations!
We will continue to post online offerings of our community partners as space allows! We will update this site as the situation evolves and will send other news in our weekly e-letter. Anyone can subscribe by sending us a request to email@example.com.