Guest post: meet the parent


While we adjust to life as a family of 5, a few local bloggers kindly agreed to keep MiniBury readers entertained with tales and adventures from their own lives. Today Faith Gong introduces us to a new series called “Meet the Parent.” Faith writes the bi-weekly “Faith in Vermont” for the Addison Independent and keeps her own blog at The Pickle [...]

help Ilsley out!


Does your family love the Ilsley Public Library? Have ideas of how it could be even better? Help shape the future of this invaluable community resource, and take the library survey before Tuesday, September 30.

Helen Porter Activites

Exciting activities await at an unlikely venue, Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehab Center. Next Monday, Helen Porter invites families with little ones to playgroup from 10:00 a.m. to noon. There is hope this group might continue weekly or bi monthly if there is enough participation. Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehab Center also has had a lighted [...]


Start your weekend off tonight with a stroll through Middlebury Arts Walk (before the Tiger Football game, of course). We recommend a stop by American Flatbread to see the Quarry Hill School – 5th Annual Arts Auction show, get a bid number and bid on your favorite things. There are great pieces of art work, but even more exciting [...]

Ready for good fun for a good cause?

The Internet Cat Video Festival Saturday, September 13th, 2pm and 7pm Town Hall Theater and Homeward Bound are teaming up with the Walker Art Center to bring you a collection of the internet’s funniest cat videos. Cats have taken over the internet, and now they’re taking over the THT BIG SCREEN! Each hand-selected video has [...]

Middlebury Community Music Center


Honestly, words cannot express how excited we are about the Middlebury Community Music Center. Perusing their website is pretty much a dream come true.* So many amazing musical experiences for kids, adults and teens, and even babies all in one beautiful historic home! Check out their fall preschool and elementary offerings below!   *Getting a Music Together class to come to [...]

Preschool spots open


Evergreen Preschool has openings on Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm! Children must be 3 years old by September 1st. Please contact Ashley at 877-6702 or by email Visit them online Evergreen Preschool is a non-profit, play-based preschool in Vergennes that has been serving local families for over 30 years!