What we’re about
The Vernon Volunteers’ Collaborative is a new group supporting the community organizations that make Vernon, CT a special place to work and live. The eleven current organizations, primarily staffed by volunteers, have one or more of the following objectives: the preservation or beautification of Vernon’s open space, parks and environment; preserving and sharing Vernon’s history and historic properties or encouraging appreciation of and participation in the arts. This meet up will connect you with their activities.
Upcoming events (3)See all
- Introduction To Cranialsacral TherapyRockville Public Library, Vernon, CT
Join the Friends of Rockville Public Library at their December meeting for an introduction to this light touch holistic therapy. The presenter is VERA KILLIAN of Pelletier & Killian Physical Therapy in Mansfield, CT.
Craniosacral therapy or cranial osteopathy is a form of holistic medicine that uses gentle touch to feel rhythmic movements of the skull's bones and adjust the joints of the skull to achieve a therapeutic result.
Programs are held in the Community room of the library. Everyone is welcome.
- The Civil War & Connecticut ManufacturingRockville Public Library, Vernon, CT
Manufacturing capabilities are essential for any war effort. No matter how capable soldiers are, they will need an endless amount of support in the form of supplies.
Join the Rockville Public Library hosting Connecticut historian, Morgan O’Brien to learn how Connecticut stepped up to the challenge and manufactured a wide array of supplies for the Civil War.
Registration is required.
- Holiday Music For Guitar & MandolinArts Center East, Vernon , CT
Arts Center East presents Holiday Music for Guitar & Mandolin. Enchanting instrumental renditions of traditional and contemporary holiday music. A variety of lively tunes and lyrical melodies with an international flavor.
Vernon residents, JUDY HANDLER & MARK LEVESQUE play their own arrangements of beautiful, inspiring holiday music from many cultures. Audiences will have a chance to join in with some singalongs and rhythm instruments.
Judy & Mark offer a compelling exploration about the origins of holiday music from the U.S., England, Ireland, Wales, Austria, Spain, Ukraine and songs of Hanukkah.
Cost: $15/$10 for ACE Members/FREE for children under 18.