Special Events with MSAC & Partners
Due to the Governor's latest State of Emergency Order, all in-person group opportunities with MSAC have been cancelled until further notice.
Reminder: MSAC office is closed January 18 for MLK Jr., Day Holiday
Free Event: Intergenerational Conversation in honor of MLK, Jr. Day Week: Aging in Place & Food Security
Tuesday, January 19 | 11:00am to 12:30pm | via Zoom video or phone
MSAC invites you to join us for an intergenerational conversation on the topics of Aging in Place and Food Security. Offered as part of AmeriCorps’ commitment to honoring the dedication to service of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, join MSAC members and AmeriCorps members from around the state for a moderated discussion on this and other important topics and their impact in our communities. This event, moderated by Michael Sherman of Montpelier’s Social & Economic Justice Advisory Committee, is open to all, and we welcome everyone’s perspective, regardless of age. Those wishing to participate may do so virtually on their computers or join the conversation on their telephones. Please contact MSAC’s AmeriCorps member Andrew Gribbin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 262-6287 to receive the Zoom link or phone number to participate, and technical assistance is available. To see details on other great MLK, Jr. Day Week events, refer to our Community Announcements webpage!
Vermont Legal Aid Free Senior Clinic
Thursday, Jan. 21 | 9 -11:30 am | Phone
VLA is hosting a virtual legal advice clinic by phone for free civil legal assistance to Vermonters aged 60 and up, to answer legal questions about COVID-19 related assistance, federal and state benefits, housing, unemployment, or other civil legal issues. Call 802-318-4169 to book your 20-minute appointment, or visit https://vtlawhelp.org/seniors to book online.
Coming Next Week:
CVCOA Presents: Medicare & You Workshop | Tuesday, Jan. 26 | 1-3 pm | registration required
Medicare & You Workshops are offered regularly to help individuals who are new to the Medicare system. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are pleased to announce CVCOA is offering Medicare & You sessions remotely using Zoom. If you want to participate, pre-register with us by calling (802) 479-0531 or emailing email@example.com. When you call to register, you will receive information on how to join in the workshop session on Zoom.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Returning Clubs, Groups, & Events
Some of our free/by donation drop-in groups and clubs have resumed (or never stopped!) meeting. Click on the group/club name below to find out more information.
The Ad-hoc Writers Group has resumed meeting online. To get more information about dates, times and links, contact: email@example.com.
In-person Crafting at MSAC! (On hold through at least Dec 15)
Wednesdays | 1:00—3:00 pm | Reservations required!
Has the pandemic got you learning a new hobby, or revisiting an old forgotten one? Come show of your new (or old) crafting skills by joining the MSAC Crafting group. Please be prepared to undergo a health screening, sit 6 feet apart, and wear a mask. Reserve your spot by calling 223-2518 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Poetry Club meets on Saturdays currently, and you can request a link or more information by contacting Whit Dall at
(On hold through at least Dec 15) MSAC and our long-time Photography Instructor, Linda Hogan invite local photographers of all ages and abilities to take a weekly stroll through Montpelier to take pictures of our lovely City. Photo Club will leave from the MSAC courtyard at 9 am on Wednesdays, weather permitting. Masks are required as well as physical distancing for participants. Please email Linda Hogan at email@example.com if you plan to join this inSIGHTful group. This is a free activity, though a donation to MSAC would be most welcome.
Rainbow Umbrella (RU) Women’s Discussion Group is meeting every other Wednesday from 5:30-7 pm on Zoom. Interested women who are not regular group members can email firstname.lastname@example.org for the link. Next Date is Dec. 23.