RRMC Parenting Course
Are you new parents? Do you find it difficult to discipline your child? Are you looking for effective ways to make your child a better person? Rutland Regional will be piloting a five-week parenting course, May 17, 24, 31 and June 7 and 14, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Community Health Education Center at 160 Allen Street in Rutland. This workshop will help enable strong parenting skills and give greater insight into children’s development. The cost is $15; scholarships are available based on need. Pre-registration is required. Visit rrmc.org or call 802-772-2400.
Tee-Shirt Design Contest
Ages 12 and under can take part in the a T-shirt contest for the Komen Vermont Race for the Cure. Submissions are due by May 14, and must be on 11 by 8.5 white paper stock, incorporate a breast cancer theme and the Komen Ribbon. Bright colors in marker work best. On the back of the artwork, clearly print child’s name, age, address, school, grade and parent/guardian name and phone number. Send to Komen New England, Attn: Linda Maness, PO Box 2496, Manchester Center, VT 05255-2496. Call 802-362-2733 with any questions.
Village School Selling Raffle Tickets at Race
The Village School of North Bennington will be selling coffee and healthy snacks during the 40th annual Zem/Benn Road Race on Sunday, May 6, at the Park McCullough House. The school’s Outdoor Adventure Raffle tickets will also be available, with the prizes on display: an Old Town Canoe, Dion adult snowshoes and Lucky Bum youth snow shoes, Orvis fly fishing books and more. Take advantage of this last chance to buy your raffle tickets before the drawing takes place on Tuesday, May 8, during the school’s Spring Concert. Visit vsnb.org for more information.