Library events in May

MARSHFIELD — All events are free and held at the Jaquith Library unless noted otherwise. For more information, call 426-3581 or visit

Handwork Circle – 6:30 p.m. Mondays

Medical Cannabis 101 – 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 1

Art and Author Night – 6 p.m. Friday, May 10

Friends Annual Plant Swap — 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 11

Chapters in History Three — 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 11 “Hoover: an Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times”

Mother’s Day Spring Wildflower Walk – 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 12 meet at the Stranahan Forest parking lot

Music Together – 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, May 15 (after Story Time at 10 a.m. and snack at 10:30 a.m.)

Sounds Good: Music Themed Movies — 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 15 “AKA Doc Pomus (1995)”

Spring Bird Walk — 7:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18 meet at the Stranahan Forest parking lot

Showing Up For Racial Justice — 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 22 “Ending White Supremacy in our Hearts, Minds, and Community”

Citizenship Award

Barre Lodge of Elks #1535 2019 Citizenship Award was presented to Sara Akers. Sara, husband Josh and parents Cass and Shelly Bressette were guests of the Lodge at the Annual Member Appreciation/Recognition Dinner.

Following in her parents’ footsteps, she was the catalyst collecting a trailer load of supplies for victims of Hurricane Florence; spearheading “Boots N Balls” benefit for a local family, Food For a Cause; and active in Bikers for Beth, Freezing Fun for Families and many other community causes.

Essay Contest

Vermont Elks Association Americanism Chair Maureen Lawson presented Americanism Essay Contest awards to five of the six statewide winners at St. Monica-St. Michael School in Barre:

Division I (Grades 5 and 6) — First place, Salome Tchantouridze; Runnerup, Payton Donahue and Lucas Prignano (Cornish Elementary).

Division II (Grades 7 and 8) — First place, Isabella Boudreault; Runnerup, Ruby Harrington and Gabe Hoar.

The first place essays have been sent to the Grand Lodge for the National Contest.

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