The Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program hosts a number of events throughout the month. These include trainings and workshops to assist refugees and immigrants become full participants in all aspects of American life, volunteer trainings, and various cultural events and celebrations.
Shelburne Vineyard Autumn Music in the Loft Series to Benefit VRRP; Thursday, December 6:00 - 8:30PM
Join us at the Shelburne Vineyard Autumn Music in the Loft event on December 6. Music will be presented by Derek Burkins. Wine from the Vineyard is available for sale by the glass as well as beer from Fiddlehead Brewery, and pizza from Folino's Wood Fired Pizza 10% of all sales will be donated to VRRP.
Admission is free and open to the public. The Vineyard is located at 6308 Shelburne Road (Route 7), Shelburne. Phone number is: 802-985-8222
A Mosaic of Flavor Cooking Class: Nepalese Momos; Tuesday, December 17, 6:00PM - 7:30PM; Classes will be held at the Sustainability Academy
Learn to make these lovely Nepalese dumplings filed with vegetables or chicken (we will make both varieties) and a delicious tomato chutney to accompany them. The Bharttari family arrived in Vermont from a refugee camp in Nepal in 2009. They have been working hard ever since. When family and friends come to visit their new home in Essex Junction, the daughters and daughter-in-law often make delicious momos for their guests.
$5 City Market members; $10 for non-members. Signup Information >>
Race Matters Workshop and Pot Luck at VRRP; Thursday, December 19, 5:00PM - 6:30PM Potluck Supper; 6:30PM - 8:00PM Workshop; 462 Hegeman Avenue, Colchester, VT
This second workshop in the series will be an Open Discussion of Race and Racism. The facilitator, Goma Mabika is a Fulbright Scholar, UN Intern and UVM doctoral student in education.
Register at: firstname.lastname@example.org; Admission is free; Recommended donation: grocery store gift cards