Special Events at MSAC
The City of Montpelier and MSAC encourage anyone participating in an in-person activity to follow all State of Vermont Department of Health Covid-19 safety precautions.
Reminder: Foot Clinic Mon. Sept. 28th for those who have already registered.
Appointments for this clinic are full, but call our office to get on the waiting list or reserve for a future clinic. 223-2518. Call Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice at (802) 223-1878 to learn about other clinics in the Central Vermont Region where you may be able to get an appointment sooner!
Reminder: Feast In Person Tuesday Sept. 29th for those who have already registered.
Tuesday, September 29 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm
MSAC Community Room | RSVP Required!
Chef Mike and MSAC staff are feeling confident that we can safely start inviting people indoors for our much missed congregate meals! Join us for some brisket, potatoes, broccoli, carrots and dessert as well as some (distant) in-person dining. Please be prepared to undergo a health screening, sit 6 feet apart, wear a mask except when eating or drinking, and be served at your table. Reservations required for this event by calling 262-6288 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Next Medicare & You Workshop
Tuesday, October 6 | 1 - 3 pm | Online | Reservations 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 mail to: email@example.com. When you call to register, you will receive information on how to join in the workshop session on Zoom. Here are upcoming dates and times:
MSAC Crafters Tabling at Planting Hope's Solidarity Craft Fair
Saturday, October 10 | 9 am - 3 pm | Julio's Parking Lot (54 Main St, Montpelier)
The 27th Annual Fair will be held at the Julio's Parking Lot, 54 State Street in Montpelier, Vermont. The rain date is on Sunday, Oct. 11, and part of the proceeds support Planting Hope. Sales at the MSAC Crafters’ Table support MSAC fundraising for our programs, and they are offering knit, sewn, quilted items and more!
Backyard Compost Basics - A Free Webinar
*Last Scheduled CVSWMD Webinar of the Year*
Thursday, October 15, 2 - 3:30 pm | Online | Registration Required
In this webinar, you'll learn how to compost successfully - whether you're starting for the first time, or are a compost veteran. We'll cover cold composting, as well as active and passive management techniques. You'll leave with strategies for jump-starting an old pile, keeping smells down and animals out, and how to compost safely during this time of COVID-19. We'll also review Vermont's food scrap ban from the landfill, and other options for managing food scraps in addition to home composting. Join Cassandra Hemenway, Outreach Manager at the Central Vermont Solid Waste Management District, trained and certified in turning food waste into soil! Also presenting is Theron Lay-Sleeper, CVSWMD outreach coordinator, and lifelong composter
Next FEAST Together Remotely (by phone or video on Zoom)
Friday, October 16 | 12:30-1:30 | RSVP by October 15
Next Advisory Council Meeting
Monday, October 19 | via Zoom
We will continue to post online offerings of our community partners as space allows! This includes our Annual Meeting originally, which is postponed. 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!
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
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 Sept. 30