Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Movie Night and Babysitting night fund raiser - February 13

Two great Barnes Events, All in One Night to support the 4th and 5th graders end of the year trip. Friday, February 13th. Childcare drop off for kids ages 3-10 AND Community Movie Night for families and kids.


A night out for the grownups, babysitting provided for your children by parents and kids of the 4th/5th grade class. Dinner, activities, and if you choose, a movie**

RSVP soon as we expect slots to fill up quickly and space is limited. There will be one adult and at least one 4th/5th grader supervising for every four kids signed up.

** Macaroni and Cheese, vegetable sticks, fruit, Valentine designs, reading, music, blocks, & the community movie night (below.) (We may set up an "alternative" movie in the community room also)

Time: 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m.
Location: Barnes School Community Room.
Cost: for the entire evening is 15$ for one child, 10$ each additional child. (40$ maximum)
Info and RSVP: Meghan 865-0120 megdyl [at] gmavt [dot] net

COMMUNITY MOVIE NIGHT 7 p.m. -- 9 p.m.

Movie Night, featuring Alvin and the Chipmunks, This event is free and open to the community. Please do not send children unattended to this event unless you plan to pay babysitting fees! There will be no charge for admission, but we will have great bake sale items, popcorn and drinks available to help us raise money and keep you happy!

The movie starts at 7:00pm, show up as early as 6:30pm to get a seat, bring a blanket and pillow for extra cozy comfort.

Enter on North St. Side
Time: 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Location: Barnes School Gym
Cost: Free -- bring money for snacks and drinks

Info and RSVP: Meghan 865-0120 megdyl [at] gmavt [dot] net

Sunday, November 30, 2008

Pancake Breakfast Raises Over $2000

The Barnes pancake breakfast and silent auction fundraiser on November 15 raised over $2000. Thanks to everyone who volunteered, donated items for the silent auction, performed live music and, especially, came and ate pancakes!

Guests at this year's pancake breakfast included US Senator Bernie Sanders, who spoke about the importance of people coming together to work to make sure that every child can have a quality education:

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser November 15

Pancakes, Pancakes...Who doesn't love pancakes?
(Especially when they're made by someone else!)

The Lawrence Barnes Elementary School PTO invites you to its 2nd Annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser on Saturday, November 15th, 2008 from 8:30- 11:30 am in the school cafeteria. Suggested donation: $6 for adults and $4 for children 5 and above. The maximum price for families would be $15, and children under 5 are FREE.

The menu will feature local Vermont foods as much as possible, including scrumptious homemade pancakes, Vermont maple syrup, Cabot butter, bagels and cream cheese, Vermont apple cider, fresh brewed coffee and more.

Family entertainment will be provided on stage, featuring Jenni Johnson & Friends Nick Warner and Mark Van Gulden, as well as Jonathan Kissam, and Ted Looby. A silent auction will also be held, featuring high quality gently-used items, locally-made handicrafts, and products from Vermont companies.

Funds raised will support field trips, enrichment opportunities, neighborhood events, needed classroom supplies, family outreach efforts, and other special projects that enhance learning and build community at Lawrence Barnes.

For more information, please call Barb Prine at 864-5587 or paulandbarb [at] burlingtontelecom [dot] net. Hope to see you there!

Friday, September 26, 2008

SAVE THE DATE: Nov 15 Pancake Breakfast

A date has been chosen for the Second Annual Barnes Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser. Last year's pancake breakfast packed the Barnes gym with folks enjoying pancakes and live music, and raised over $1000.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Back to school BBQ!

Tuesday was a perfect day for Barnes' open house and back-to-school barbeque. Sponsored by the Barnes PTO, the free meal included local corn, watermelon, tomatoes, mesclun, cucumbers and onions from three farms in the Intervale: Diggers' Mirth, the Intervale Community Farm, and Full Moon Farm.

Monday, July 28, 2008

Music Video Filmed at Barnes Library, Featuring Barnes Kids

The new music video by Burlington indie-pop band the Smittens, shot at Barnes and featuring Barnes kids:

Friday, April 18, 2008

Family Fundraising Event May 10

The Lawrence Barnes PTO presents

May 10 Fundraiser Poster

A fundraiser to benefit Emily, Barnes third grader currently undergoing cancer treatment.

Saturday, May 10, 2008
2:30–5:30 pm
at the Barnes School Gymnasium,
123 North Street, Burlington

Live, Local Music
• Jenni Johnson & Friends
• Joe Adler Acoustic
• Elana Dyer
• Jonathan Kissam

Coffee & Dessert Bar
(and cider for kids)
by donation

Silent Auction
featuring goods/foods/services from local Vermont companies

Children's Table
where kids may send postcards to children receiving cancer treatment either in Vermont or Boston

Art Show
by Students & Staff

For more information, please contact Meghan at
tel: 802.865.0120 or e-mail: morourke -at- cctv -dot- org