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Community Events

Updated: Mar 11, 2022


Girls on the Run is an after school program like no other! Twice per week for 8 weeks, girls of all abilities

will have fun, build positive connections, learn important life skills, and strengthen their physical and

emotional health. Trained and caring coaches lead 3rd - 4th graders through interactive lessons, games and discussions. The season ends with our team crossing the finish line at GOTRVT's 5k Celebration!

Registration Opens Wednesday, March 2

Program Begins The week of March 28

5k Celebration Saturday, June 4 at the Champlain Valley Expo in Essex Junction

Our Brookside team will meet in the school gymnasium on

Mondays and Thursdays from 2:45 to 4:30 p.m.

Our team is for students in 3rd - 4th grades.

Questions? Contact Coach Sara Sorensen at

Summer Programming at GMPA

Join Green Mountain Performing Arts located in Waterbury VT for a Summer full of dancing, games, crafts and more!

We have many weekly camp options for ages 3-13 in a variety of dance styles and themes like

- Encanto Tap & Jazz Camp

- Disney Zombies Hip Hop Camp

- "Sing" Dance Camp

- The Greatest Showman

and more!

Adults want to dance too! We will also be offering two beginner adult evening classes in Hip Hop & Irish!

You are bound to find something that your dancer will enjoy. Registration is now open!

We hope to see you there!



Phone: 802-244-8600

HUHS She's the First

Worldwide, 62 million girls are out of school. Harwood Union High School She’s the First is running a raffle to raise money to send girls to school who are the first in their families to attend high school in Ethiopia and Uganda. We are gathering prizes from many amazing local restaurants and businesses! Some prizes include a GoPro, day tickets to Mad River Glen, artwork, and gift certificates to local businesses. Tickets are $5 a piece, or a book of 5 for $20. To purchase a ticket, please email with your name, email, phone number, mailing address, and preferred method of payment. Payment can be accepted through Venmo (@Kathryn-Youngdahl) or cash and checks (payable to HUHS She’s The First) can be mailed to Kate Stauss at Harwo

od Union High School, 458 VT RTE 100 Moretown, VT 05660. The raffle drawing will be over Zoom on March 8th (International Women’s Day), along with a showing of a short film. An email with the zoom link will be sent to you after you purchase a ticket (you do not need to be present to win a prize). Please email or if you have any questions. Help us support this important cause!

6/20-6/24 Grades 2-5 Girls 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

6/20-6/24 Grades 6-9 Girls 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

**Please attend the camp for the grade entering in August, 2022**

Each camp will be capped at 40 participants.

Philosophy: Each camp will focus on a combination of team and individual skills for girls of all levels and abilities. The coaches will concentrate on building a strong foundation in the basic skills of dribbling, passing and shooting. Every camper will get a better appreciation for the game, sportsmanship, and learn fundamentals to take them to the next level of performance & most of all Have Fun! The camp stresses hands-on learning through a variety of drills and competitions.

Registration & Fees: The early registration fee is $125.00 per camper/per camp week. To reserve your spot, please fill out the form below and mail it in. The early registration period ends May 1st, 2021. The fee after June 8th is $150.00. Sorry, no refunds are available.

Harwood Youth Wrestling is back!

First practice will be Thursday February 17th

Where: Harwood Union High School, Wrestling Room/Upstairs Gym

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays

5:45pm-6:45pm (Feb 17th- Feb 24th)

5p-6:30p (beginning Mar 1st)

Who: Anyone grades 3rd-6th

Cost will be AAU membership cost ($14) and cost of tournament entry fees.

Bring: Workout Clothes, Wrestling Shoes, Water, Masks

See you in the wrestling room!

If you are interested please contact:

Casey Moulton 802-522-5502



Live Y'ers Vacation Camp

Day Camp during February Break at BPS and open to all Brookside students! Registration link here.

HUUSD Girls' Basketball Camps (June 2022) for students entering grades 2-9 See details here

Free Winter Programming with The Children’s Room!

NATURE EXPLORATIONS: Tuesdays, 10-11:30 am @ various trailheads in the area. Get outside for some fresh air an

d fun! Every week we go to a different trailhead or natural area to explore and connect with the natural world and with each other. Activities are hands-on and facilitated by an instructor. Ages 0-6 and carriers are helpful fo

r little ones! Email to sign up. Enrollment is always open!

MUSIC & MOVEMENT: Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 @ the SAL Room of the Waterbury Public Library. Ready for some singing, moving & playing? Come join us for Music & Movement! We begin by singing songs and moving together and allow time at the end to play on the swings and slide, as well as time for parents to socialize too! Ages 0-6. Masks required for all participants 2 years old and up. All The calendar will be updated the morning of by 8:00 am for cancellations.

SLEDDING & SKATING MEET UPS: Come join The Children’s Room for some winter fun! We are doing monthly sledding and ice skating meet ups. Check the online calendar for weather cancellations. 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Snacks provided too!

Sunday, January 23rd: Sledding Hill Meet Up @ Waterbury Public Library


January 30th: Skating Rink Meet Up @ Crossett Brook Middle School (bring your own skates)

Sunday February 6th : Winterfest Sledding Party @ Waterbury Public Library, hot drinks provided too!

Saturday, F

ebruary 12th: Skating Rink Meet Up @ Crossett Brook Middle School (bring your own skates)

BABY CIRCLE: Thursdays, 1:00-2:00 pm. This informal, drop-in, weekly meet-up group is for pregnant or postpartum parents & caregivers. Join us for connection and theme-based discussions via Zoom. Pre-register with Hayley Enrollment is always open!

PRACTICAL POSITIVE CO-PARENTING WORKSHOP: Thursday, March 3rd @ 8:00 pm, 90 minutes in length. Cost is FREE. Pre-register by emailing

The Children's Room is partnering with Dustin Bruley of Lighthouse Wellness to offer a Zoom parenting workshop. Parents will learn strategies and tools to improve (and in some cases rescue) their relationship with their co-parent (whether or not that's their current partner). There will also be activities and a Q & A. As a bonus gift, everyone who completes the workshop will receive a free coaching session to implement what they've learned into their individual situation.

For more information on The Children’s Room or programs, see The Children’s Room website, calendar or Facebook page, or email

Waterbury Winterfest

Enjoy safe winter adventures and win prizes by joining the Wanderlust Challenge running from Satu

rday, January 15 through February 5, 2022. This photo scavenger hunt is open to kids, families and individuals of all ages and includes 70 different challenges for contestants to pursue during three weeks of mid-winter fun.

Individuals or household teams can register for free at starting Jan. 12 and choose among eight different categories of winter adventure including Play in the Snow, Create, Explore and/or Hunker Down. Contestants upload photos of themselves or their mascots participating in the challenge of their choice by Saturday to qualify for weekly prize drawings with Grand Prizes for top performers at the conclusion of Wanderlust on Feb. 5.

Also note: In-person Waterbury Winterfest Events will return for outdoor activities Feb. 2 - 6. Covid safe protocols will be in place for outdoor fun including snow soccer, sledding, snow football, fat biking, snow shoeing, and other activities including an outdoor concert with The DEW at the Party in the Park on Saturday, Feb. 5. Proceeds support improving access to recreation in the Waterbury area. See the full schedule at Waterbury Winterfest – Community & Family Fun Festival sure to Cure the Winter Blues


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