Connecting our Community - Monday, May 4


Experiences & Opportunities!

Dav Pilkey at Home



Author of Captain Underpants!

Each week we will do the following…

  • Read a section from one of his books

  • Learn to draw one of his characters

  • Create our own cartoon

  • Have fun with a video, maze or word search

Join Hangouts Meet

Join by phone ‪+1 260-300-0608‬ PIN: ‪738 083 765‬#

Artwork on the Long Trail

4:00 – 5:00pm - Register for Artwork on the Long Trail

Pull your art supplies out of the attic and join Green Mountain Club Field Staff member Kati Christoffel as she leads us in a beginning art project using an image from the Long Trail. As a former art instructor and Stratton Pond Caretaker, Kati has created many pieces of Long Trail landscapes and is looking forward to sharing that skill with you. You’ll learn the basics of interpreting a landscape image and how to use watercolors, pen & ink, crayon’s or even finger-painting to make a beautiful piece of art.

To learn more about Caretaker and Artist Kati Christoffel visit page 12 of the Spring 2020 Long Trail News.

UVM Extension/4-H Virtual Learning Opportunities : This Week's Schedule

Virtual Enrichment Learning Opportunities, Each Weekday @ 3 pm

Monday, April 27Distance Learning Socials - Making Maps

Tuesday, April 28QuaranTeen TimeHow to Match Your Interests with a Promising Career. See flyer for more information and learn about upcoming sessions.

Wednesday, April 29QuaranTeen Virtual Science Cafe - Pandemics: Understanding Virology and Immunology (very timely!!) See flyer.

Thursday, April 30 – Distance Learning Socials - participants meet back up to share their map making activity

Registration is required to get the Zoom link and password to join. Learn more and register for programs here.

Learn more and register for programs here.

The weekly calendar of Virtual Experiences. Check back for updates everyday.

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Something Fun!

Kingdom COVID Chronicles

Kingdom COVID Chronicles is a community-wide art project chronicling the experiences of Northeast Kingdom residents during the current pandemic. Individuals and families of all ages are invited to respond to three weekly prompts in a sketchbook they keep for a period of four weeks. The resulting collection of sketchbooks will be a tangible, community-crafted project documenting a moment of our collective history, an inclusive record of diverse voices speaking out from isolation.

Week 1 Prompts can be found HERE.

HCTV Video Open Mic! Share Your Song, Story, or Poem!

Share your own experience in this time with your community, friends and neighbors! Do you

have a song or story or poem to share? Record a video of yourself presenting your own song,

story and poem that we can broadcast on our local Cable Channel 1080, and feature on our

website (, YouTube channel and Facebook page.

Please click this link for additional details.


Did you hear about the tractor trailer driver being elected Mayor?

It was RIGged

Meals During School Shutdown

Families must sign up for meals either delivered or pick up. To sign up to receive meals delivered to your home, fill out THIS FORM or call 472-6511

Students can pick up breakfast (7:30 - 9am) and lunch (11 - 12:30) at the following locations:

  • Hazen Union
  • Hardwick Elementary School
  • Craftsbury Academy
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Seeking Student Leaders!

Hardwick Area Neighbor to Neighbor is currently adult-led, but wanting to reach out and partner with youth. The first step is to identify a small team of youth who would like to partner in planning a youth engagement strategy within the work of local community COVID response.

If you are interested in volunteering and offering Community Service, reach out to Reeve Basom and Jen Olson

Do you have time, talent, pictures, or stories to share?

Calling all students, teachers, community members, and parents to offer virtual events, live streams, webinars, pictures, and celebrations, for the Daily Hazen Link.

If you have a shoutout, picture, or funny idea to include on the Link, Sign-up here!

ECHO at Home

  1. Science & Stories Online every Wednesday: Join us for Science & Stories online with ECHO Youth Programs Manager, Elizabeth Nuckols. Elizabeth engages audiences with song, reading a book, and a hands-on component around different seasonal topics.
  2. Engineer It! At Home every Thursday (printable): You and your family can try these engineering design challenges right at home with materials you might already have around the house! The goal is to get you thinking like an engineer with problem-solving and having some hands-on, learning fun.
  3. Take Action! Citizen Science Challenge every Friday: Every week we will be highlighting a different plant or animal and then challenging you to get outside, make observations, and discover incredible wildlife near you. Check it out and let us know what you find in your backyard!