2017-03-23 / Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

ART EXHIBITS AROUND THE AREA
Northfield
Extended - World War: America and the Creation of a
Superpower, aligned with 100th anniversary of the
U.S. entry into WWI in 1917 and 75th anniversary of
involvement in WWII in 1941, Sullivan Museum &
History Center, Norwich University, 485-2183 for
information.
Berlin
Through March 31 - Avian Inspired, a series of paintings
of the avian world by central Vermont artists, CVMC
Gallery, 279-6403 for information.
Montpelier
On going - The Works Progress Administation Federal
Art Collection, T. W. Wood Gallery, the WPA highlights
social resistance art work from the 1930’s and ‘40’s.
Chelsea
On going - My Little Piece of Earth and other works by
local artists, ongoing group art show.
Waitsfield
On going - Art in the Round Barn, all media except photography,
Thursday-Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.,
Saturday, Sunday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., 496-7733 for
information.
Through April 2 - Diversity: Arts in the Mad River Valley,
exhibit of works by local artists, The Bridges Resort
welcome center, Village Square.

WEDNESDAY
MARCH 22
Northfield
9:30 - 11 a.m. - Playgroup, United Church of Northfield.
Montpelier
6 - 7:30 p.m. - Embodying Practice with Robert Kest,
Hunger Mountain Coop, Community Room, an exploration
of the role of the body in meditation and mindfullness
practice, email your contact information to
info@hungermountaincoop.coop to RSVP.
7:30 p.m. - 2017 Farmers Night Concert Series, An
Evening of Words and Music, VCFA will present an
hour of music and readings featuring alumni artists
from its Writing for Children and Young Adults along
with music composition program, House Chamber,
Statehouse, FREE, space limited, 828-2228 for information.
Barre
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Yoga with Monica DiGiovanni,
Barre Area Senior Center, $5, students are guided to
find balance between breath and movement, perfect
for opening tight joints and building muscle strength.
1:30 p.m. - OLLI Spring Series, Vermont & The Politics
of Sustainable Energy, Aldrich Public Library, suggested
donation $5, presented by retired legislator,
Tony Klein, Vermont’s energy future is a delicate balance
between the local need for power and local control,
politics will determine our success in moving to
a clean, green energy future.
2 p.m. - West African drumming and song, Barre Area
Senior Center, 131 S. Main Street, $5 per session,
drums supplied to first 10 participants, come enjoy
each other’s company, build community and explore
rhythms steeped in tradition while learning the
basics of djembe drum holding position, technique
and tone production, please register, minimum of six
per class.
Tunbridge
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. - Young Writers Workshop, writing
assistance, time to share writing and have fun, open
to all youth age nine and up, Tunbridge Library, 889-
9404 for information.
Randolph
3 - 4 p.m. - Chronic Conditions Support Group, FREE
discussion group for anyone with chronic illness,
Gifford Medical Center, conference center, South
Main Street, no registration required
6 - 7 p.m. - Weightloss Support Group, get help and
support on your weight loss journey, FREE, Gifford
Medical Center, conference center, South Main Street,
no registration required.
6:30 p.m. - Film Showing, first program of six in a series
organized by BALE, Localize the Economy: Build
Resilient Communities, film maker Steven Gorelick
and documentary film The Economics of Happiness,
food from Black Krim Tavern, FREE, donations welcome,
Bethany Church.
7 p.m. - Revenge Reading & Discussion Series with
Suzanne Brown, Welcome to Hard Times by E.L.
Doctorow will be discussed, Kimball Public Library,
728-5073 for information.

THURSDAY
MARCH 23
Northfield
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. - FREE Tax Preparation at Brown
Public Library hosted by Capstone Community
Action, federal and state as well as home declaration
and renter’s rebates, 477-5148 for appointment.
7 p.m. - Development Review Board meeting, Municipal
Building, JC Earle seeking plan approval to develop
multi-family dwelling in the old Falls School and
Jennifer Canfield seeks to subdivide 12.6 acre lot into
two lots on Turkey Hill.
Montpelier
11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Red Cross Blood Donation, VFW
Post No. 792, 792 Pioneer St.
East Montpelier
6 - 7:30 p.m. - Rabies Shot Clinic, East Montpelier Fire
Department, 54 Village Acres, $15 per dog or cat, all
proceeds to EMFD, all dogs must be registered in
their respective town by April 1, town clerk will be in
attendance to license and register dogs at a separate
cost.
Tunbridge
6 p.m. - Fiber Art Group, new members welcome,
Tunbridge Library, 693-3015 for information.
Randolph
11 a.m. - Noon - Caregiver Support Group, home caregivers
invtied to share concerns and learn how to
take time for themselves, FREE, Gifford Medical
Center, conference center, 728-7100 for information.
11:30 a.m. - Yoga Classes, for beginners, led by Emily
Harvey Dooley, NCMT, Three Stallion Inn, Stock Farm
Road, 728-6417 for information.
6:45 - 8:45 p.m. - Step In Time Line Dancers of Central
Vermont, first hour beginner level lessons, second
hour intermediate level for experienced dancers,
Esther Mesh Room, Chandler Music Hall, 728-5722
for information.
Waitsfield
6 - 8 p.m. - Cooking Classes, The Store, $60 each,
Vermont’s Sweet Nectar, maple sugar, 496-4465 for
information.
Waterbury
1:30 - 3 p.m. - Iris Folding Paper Craft, Waterbury
Public Library, for adults.

FRIDAY
MARCH 24
Northfield
5 p.m. - Friday Night Grill at the American Legion,
Shepard’s pie, $8, public welcome.
East Montpelier
5:30 - 7 p.m. - U-32 8th Grade Spaghetti Dinner,
$12/families $35/students & seniors $7/take out
$12, pasta, tossed salad, garlic bread, drinks,
desserts, silent auction, DC raffle, proceeds benefit
U-32 8th Grade trip to Washington D.C.
Tunbridge
7 p.m. - Bingo Night benefits the Tunbridge Grange,
Tunbridge Town Hall, 889-5595 for information.
7:30 p.m. - 65th Annual Comedy and Musical
Showcase sponsored by the Tunbridge Civic Club,
tickets at the door, Tunbridge Town Hall.
Waitsfield
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. - Sip and Paint led by Helen
Isaackedes, Valley Arts, members $30/$40 others,
Festival Gallery, 496-6682 to register.

SATURDAY
MARCH 25
Berlin
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Red Cross Blood Donation,
Berlin Mall.
Williamstown
10 a.m. - Noon - Growing Fruit Trees, Williamstown
Academy at Ainsworth Public Library, learn how to
successfully plant, grow and maintain apples, pears
and other fruit trees, FREE and open to the public,
433-5887 to register.
Montpelier
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Capital City Farmers Market,
Monteplier City Center, featuring seasonal produce,
local meats and cheeses, hot food and handmade
crafts from Central Vermont, 793-8347 for information.
Barre
8 - 9 a.m. - Barre Democratic Committee open meeting,
Barre Town Municipal Building on Websterville
Road, all are invited, an opportunity to talk about
issues with like minded people and to develop stepsfor
action as a group.
11 a.m. - GED Testing, Central Vermont Adult
Education, Barre Learning Center, 26 Washington
Street, 476-4588 to register.
7 p.m. - 6th Annual Central Vermont Drag Ball, Old
Labor Hall, performances start at 8 p.m., celebrate,
support and dance the night away, live drag performances,
amazing MC’s, tremendous DJing, cash bar
and more, $10 suggested donation, no one turned
away for lack of funds, benefits the Rainbow
Umbrella of Central Vermont and Freeride
Community Bike Shop, whell chair accessible event.
8 p.m. - Steep Canyon Rangers, Barre Opera House,
Grammy award winners for best Bluegrass album
and Bluegrass Entertainers of the Year, $18-$32,
476-8188 for tickets and information.
Tunbridge
8 a.m. - Noon - Saturday Sewing Circle, park at rear of
school and enter through library door, Tunbridge
Central School.
9 a.m. - Story Hour, Cooperation, activity stories and
snack for story lovers of all ages, Tunbridge Library.
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Wild apple Tree Release & Pruning
Workshop, 218 Dickerman Hill Road, a discussion of
the basic principles, a demonstration and allow a
hands on pruning session for those that want to
practice, bring your own pruning and safety equipment,
889-3368 for information and to register.
3:30 p.m. - Classic Movie Matinee, Euclid Farnham
shares his favorite film, Tunbridge Public Library,
889-9404 for information.
7:30 p.m. - 65th Annual Comedy and Musical
Showcase sponsored by the Tunbridge Civic Club,
tickets at the door, Tunbridge Town Hall.
Randolph
7 p.m. - Mini Mud, Chandler Music Hall, Now in it’s
10th year, this annual youth variety show celebrates
young talent from across the region, almost 50 performers
from 11 communities and two states share
their talents in up to 20 acts for this annual celebration,
$15 plus tax/$5 students plus tax, 728-6464
for tickets and information.

SUNDAY
MARCH 26
Montpelier
3:30 - 6 p.m. - Auditions for Lost Nation Theater’s summer
theater for kids by kids, Montpelier City Hall,
Memorial Room, first floor, first come, first served,
actors, singers, dancers ages 9 and up, audition for
LNT’s Intense Youth Camps, one memorized monologue
and 16-32 bars of a song no longer than two
minutes, bring a picture and resume if possible, 229-
0492 to register and for information.
Plainfield
4 p.m. - FREVO live at Plainfield Opera House, FREVO
is Portuguese for a wide range of musical styles, all
of which are traditionally associated with Brazilian
Carnival, wide variety of world music, jazz, classical,
pop and some of their own musical compositions,
from tango to ballad, sonata to Brazilian dance, their
music appeals to audiences of all ages, $15/$10/$5.
Tunbridge
8 a.m. - Noon - Tunbridge Recreation Breakfast, benefits
recreation program, includes scrambled eggs,
sausage, fruit salad, Tunbridge Town Hall, 738-7900
for information.
Randolph
4 p.m. - Central Vermont Chamber Music Festival
Spring Concert, Chander Music Hall, a string trio will
perform selections including Bach, Mozart, Robert
Fuchs and Dohnanyi, also on the program a selection
written by Vermont composer Gwyneth Walker,
When the Spirit Sings, a set of spirituals arranged by
the String Trio, general admission by donation.
Moretown
4 p.m. - Barbershop Quartet Concert, Moretown United
Methodist Church, 962 Route 100B, free will offering
appreciated, join us for a spaghetti dinner immediately
following the concert at the Parrish House, eat
in or take out, pasta, meatless marinara sauce,
meatballs, green salad wiht dressing and a roll, coffee,
tea and water available, $5 for dinner.

MONDAY
MARCH 27
Northfield
5:30 p.m. - Bingo at the Northfield Senior Center every
Monday evening.
Berlin
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Red Cross Blood Donation, CVMC.
5 - 8 p.m. - Silver Towers Camp Fundraiser, Wayside
Restaurant, portion of all proceeds benefit the camp.
Barre
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. - Gentle Yoga, Barre Area Senior
Center, Marissa Greene is the instructor for this
class which focuses on breathing and gentle flow
movments, passive and supportive poses, a perfect
beginning yoga class appropriate for those with

injuries, limited mobility or who prefer a softer, gentle

approach, register, $40 for 8 week course.
3 p.m. - Dream Monitoring: A Playful Exploration into
the Depths of Dreaming, Barre Area Senior Center, $5
per session, must register, Gerette Buglion facilitates
a playful exploration into the nature of dreams using
participants dreams as a springboard, we will engage
in a series of exercises that can easily be adapted for
individual, ongoing use.
Randolph
9:30 a.m. - Yoga Classes, all levels, led by Emily Harvey
Dooley, NCMT, Three Stallion Inn, Stock Farm Road,
728-6417 for information.
Waterbury
9 - 10 a.m. - Booked for Breakfast, Waterbury Public
Library, B for B is a different kind of book club, bring
what you currently are reading and join us for muffins
and coffee in the SAL Room as we share our ideas,
insights and musings.

TUESDAY
MARCH 28
Northfield
7 p.m. - Selectboard meeting, Community Room, Brown
Public Library.
Montpelier
6 - 7:30 p.m. - From Sidelines to Startlines: Creating
Consistency in our Running Practice with Sarah
Richardson, Hunger Mountain Coop., Community
Room, FREE, if you’re stuck in a quit and start cycle
and want to get back into a steady practice, come
learn what’s keeping you stuck and how to create a
sustainable practice you will love, email your contact
information to info@hungermountaincoop.coop to
RSVP.
Waterbury
3 - 4 p.m. - Stop Motion Claymation, Waterbury Public
Library, this two part program is designed to help
young people learn about Claymation movie making,
kids will use and IPad app and homemade clay to
piece together a short movie, ages 8 - 11, 244-7036 to
register.

WEDNESDAY
MARCH 29
Northfield
9:30 - 11 a.m. - Playgroup, United Church of Northfield.
Montpelier
7:30 p.m. - 2017 Farmers Night Concert Series, House
Chamber, Statehouse, FREE, space limited, 828-2228
for information.
Barre
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Yoga with Monica DiGiovanni,
Barre Area Senior Center, $5, students are guided to
find balance between breath and movement, perfect
for opening tight joints and building muscle strength.
2 p.m. - West African drumming and song, Barre Area
Senior Center, 131 S. Main Street, $5 per session,
drums supplied to first 10 participants, come enjoy
each other’s company, build community and explore
rhythms steeped in tradition while learning the basics
of djembe drum holding position, technique and tone
production, please register, minimum of six per class.
Tunbridge
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. - Young Writers Workshop, writing
assistance, time to share writing and have fun, open
to all youth age nine and up, Tunbridge Library, 889-
9404 for information.
Randolph
3 - 4 p.m. - Chronic Conditions Support Group, FREE
discussion group for anyone with chronic illness,
Gifford Medical Center, conference center, South Main
Street, no registration required
6 - 7 p.m. - Weightloss Support Group, get help and support
on your weight loss journey, FREE, Gifford
Medical Center, conference center, South Main Street,
no registration required.

THURSDAY
MARCH 30
Northfield
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. - FREE Tax Preparation at Brown Public
Library hosted by Capstone Community Action, federal
and state as well as home declaration and renter’s
rebates, 477-5148 for appointment.
Tunbridge
6 p.m. - Fiber Art Group, new members welcome,
Tunbridge Library, 693-3015 for information.
Randolph
11 a.m. - Noon - Caregiver Support Group, home caregivers
invtied to share concerns and learn how to take
time for themselves, FREE, Gifford Medical Center,
conference center, 728-7100 for information.
11:30 a.m. - Yoga Classes, for beginners, led by Emily
Harvey Dooley, NCMT, Three Stallion Inn, Stock Farm
Road, 728-6417 for information.
6:45 - 8:45 p.m. - Step In Time Line Dancers of Central
Vermont, first hour beginner level lessons, second
hour intermediate level for experienced dancers,
Esther Mesh Room, Chandler Music Hall, 728-5722
for information.
Waitsfield
6 - 8 p.m. - Cooking Classes, The Store, $60 each,
Vermont’s Sweet Nectar, maple sugar, 496-4465 for
information.
FRIDAY
MARCH 31
Northfield
5 p.m. - Friday Night Grill at the American Legion, $7,
public welcome.
Tunbridge
8 a.m. - Noon - Saturday Sewing Circle, park at rear of
school and enter through library door, Tunbridge
Central School.

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