A short but SWEET week at the BTC!

Waking up to snow this morning was a fun reminder that we are getting close to winter break!  This will be a short but SWEET week at the BTC, so make sure you come down, hang out and eat some cookies..

Monday: Up 2 You day!  Pool? NBA2K? take photos of the snow? ALL OF THE ABOVE!

Tuesday: Card workshop- make some cards for friends, family or to support someone you don’t even know who may need a little picking-up this holiday season.

Wednesday:  Cookie day!  To celebrate the holidays and the New Year at the BTC we will be baking lots of sweet goodies, come take part in the baking, decorating and eating!

Closed for Winter Break Thursday through Jan 1st (re-opening Jan 2nd) 

Check back after break for lots of new cool things going on at the BTC including an awesome photo project with photo mentor Ned every monday!

We hope you all have a happy and safe holidays! See you in the New Year!


Photo with Ned, Open Mic and MORE!

Hey everyone, it’s Monday again which means back to the Basement! Hope you all had a great weekend and are ready for some good times at the BTC.  We did a little rearranging of the space on Friday, let us know what you think! This is what is going on this week:

Monday- Photo with Ned.  So we know we told you that Ned was coming last week, but this week he will really be here! Time to start taking some photos and thinking up an awesome photography project.

Tuesday- Pool tournament anyone?  Let’s see who can beat Nick…

Wednesday and Thursday: The BTC will be closed 😦 but don’t be too sad because…

Friday: Open Mic Night! Open 3-10! We will have an awesome dinner around 5 and Open Mic Night should get started around 8!  Come perform or just listen to some really cool music!

December Kick-off!

Hey Everyone! Thanks to all who came out to the community dinner at the senior center on Friday, it was awesome!  For anyone who didn’t get to come and would like to be involved in interviewing/being interviewed by seniors, there will be many opportunities in the upcoming weeks.

This week will be art filled, whatever medium you’re into we will have it at the BTC this week, culminating in a big finale on Friday- ART WALK!  That’s right, the BTC will be an official Art Walk station, meaning that it will be a great opportunity for all of you to show your awesome work.

Monday: Photo with Ned! Our new photo mentor, Ned, will be at the Basement beginning today and on Mondays in the future to help ya’ll create a rad photo project!

Tuesday: Art Walk Workshop Day 1- Create art, take photos, print your work, help design the exhibit!

Wednesday: Music Mentor Nick will be at the BTC for a jam session.  Also there are some seniors for the Voices of Montpelier project that would like to have an interview with some teens if any of you are interested!  

Thursday: Art Walk Workshop Day 2- Set-up for Art Walk, printing and hanging your awesome work.  It’s not too late to take some photos and get your perspective on the wall!

Friday: Open 3-10! Art Walk goes from 4-8 and there will be a Pizza Fairy stopping by to deliver pizza from Heidi’s new restaurant, The Blue Stone.  Trust me, it’s awesome pizza and you don’t want to miss it!