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.
Family Day at Button Bay - Sunday, July 19, 10:00AM - Sunset, Button Bay State Park, Ferrisburgh
We have reserved the pavillion at Button Bay State Park on Sunday, July 19. Everyone is welcome to come! Please bring your family and friends. Ramadan will be over so everyone can eat!
Bring a picnic; Fish down the river; Barbecue; Splash in the pool; Play volleyball; Romp in the playground; Play old fashioned field day games; Play checkers and dominoes; Create a personal paper doll.
Button Bay State Park, 5 Button Bay State Park Road, Ferrisburgh, VT 05491 Park Phone: 802-475-2377; Open for day use 10AM - Official Sunset; Weekend Pool hours: 10AM - 2PM and 3PM - 7PM.
Bridging Cultures - An Open Community Conversation, Culture in the Workplace - What We Do When Our Loved Ones Die? Tuesday, July 28, 6:00-8:00PM, Fletcher Free Library, Burlington
Join in this open community conversation. Discussion facilitated by Goma Mabika.
Suggested reading: "How to Talk About Dying", by Ellen Goodman, New York Times, July 1, 2015
Sponsored by Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program, Burlington Fletcher Free Library, Winooski O'Brien Community Center, and UVM College of Education and Social Services. Free and open to the public; donations are welcome; light refreshments for sale.