2013-01-17 / Entertainment

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

ART EXHIBITS

AROUND THE AREA

Northfield Through April, 2013 - Second installment of

Sesquicentennial commemoration of the Civil

War, “Norwich University & The Civil Way: Toward a Higher Moral

Purpose,” Sullivan Museum & History Center at Norwich University behind the library, open weekdays. Through June, 2013, Useful & Elegant Accomplishments, Sullivan

Museum.

Berlin Through January 18 -

Paris/Provence still life and landscape paintings by Susan Abbot, Central

Vermont Medical Center

Gallery.

Barre Jan. 22 through Feb. 6 -

Winter, 1st Floor: Thinking Out of the Box, art made from cardboard,

2nd Floor: 20 years of collaged postcards by

Beth Barndt, 3rd Floor:

Accidental Abstracts by

Michael Lew-Smith, Studio Place Arts, 479-7069 for information.

WEDNESDAY,

JANUARY 16

Northfield 9:30 - 11 a.m. - Playgroup,

United Church of Northfield, 262-3292x113 for information.

Berlin 7:45 p.m. - Man to Man rostate Cancer Support

Group meeting with Dr.

Richard Graham, urologist from Gifford will address urinary incontinence, erectile disfunction and other prostate and kidney related issues, Central

Vermont Medical Center,

Conference Room No. 2,

872-6309 for information.

Montpelier 10 - 11:30 a.m. - Preschool

Discover Programs, Winter Wonders - Snow Fun, for ages 3 to 5, $5 Members/$ 8 Non-Members,

North Branch Nature

Center, 713 Elm Street,

229-6206 for information. 5:30 p.m. - Keeping Winter

Blues at Bay, panel presentation about prevention of depression during winter, Montpelier Senior Activity Center, FREE, 262-6288 for information. 7 p.m. - Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft with

Amy Schram, Community Outreach specialist from the Better Business Bureau covers tactics that identity thieves are using to obtain personal information and the ways we can protect ourselves, Kellogg-Hubbard Library. 7:30 p.m. - Vermont Symphony Orchestra Farmers’ Night with Jaime

Laredo conducting and principal soloist Nancy

Dimrock for the Bach

Double Concerto, also featuring Alan Hovhaness’s Symphony 34 and the VSO Brass

Quintet performing

Scherzo by John

Cheetham, State House,

FREE.

Barre 6:30 p.m. - Book Discussion: Sights Unseen by

Kay Gibbons, Reading

Circle book group always welcomes new members, stop by the library for a copy of the book, Aldrich Public Library.

Chelsea 9 p.m. - Open Mike with host John Lackard at

The Pines, no cover,

685-3344 for information.

THURSDAY

JANUARY 17

Northfield 6 p.m. - BB Gun Practice,

Rifle Range on Bailey

Road for boys and girls ages 8 - 14, call Jack

Baroffio at 485-3311 for information.

Montpelier 9:30 - 11 a.m. - Play

Group, St. Augustine’s

Church, Lower Level. 2 - 5 p.m. - Green Mountain Care Board, staff updates on rate review, hospital budgets, payment reform, certificates of need and rulemaking,

Department of Financial

Regulation, 3rd Floor

Conference Room, 89

Main Street. 6 - 7:30 p.m. - Dad’s and

Kids Playgroup, Family

Center of Washington

County. 6 - 7:45 p.m. - Preparing for the Next Flood: a

Checklist for Homeowners with Richard

Czaplinski offering his personal and professional advice on protecting your home,

Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 223-3338 for information.

Barre 9 a.m. - Board of Trustees

Meeting of Aldrich Public Library, all are invited to attend,

476-7550x307 for information. 7 p.m. - Public Meeting on

Washington County

Flood Insurance Options, learn how the newly revised flood hazard maps may affect you and available insurance options, Alumni Hall.

Randolph 3 p.m. - GED Testing, social studies, science and reading at 3 p.m., take 1 or 2, writing at 5:30 p.m., math at 6 p.m., take only one, Randolph

Learning Center, 12 S.

Main Street, 728-4492 to pre-register.

Warren 9:30 a.m. - Book Discussion: Nickel and Dimed: on (not) Getting By in

America by Barbara

Ehrenreich, part of

VHC’s “Blue Collar

America” reading and discussion series, Warren Public Library,

FREE.

FRIDAY,

JANUARY 18

Montpelier Check for Times - Winter

Folk Music Festival,

Music, workshops, specialevents, Cajun dance party, featuring Dirk

Powell, Riley Baugus,

Corey Porsche, Ken Perlman, Jim Prendergast,

Anna Lindblad, Ryan

Dricky, Pete Sutherland,

Jeremiah McLane,

Sarah Blair, Mayfly, various locations, go to www.summit-school.org for information and location of events. 6 - 8 p.m. - Snowshoe

Romp in Hubbard Park for all ages and abilities on our lantern lit course, test out demo snowshoes, enjoy hot cocoa by the fire, Old

Shelter, FREE, 229-

9409 for information. 7 p.m. - Naturalist Journeys Lecture Series:

Spectacles of Nature - A

Photographic Journey with Heather Forcier, photography of North

America, manitoba and he Galapagos with images and stories, sponsored by North Branch

Nature Center, Unitarian Church, donations welcome, 229-6206 for information. 7 p.m. - Apollo Bridge

Club, all are welcome,

Bethany Church, 223-

3922 for information.

Tunbridge 7 p.m. - Bossmen: Bill

Monroe and Muddy Waters presentation by the

Grammy Award winning record producer and author, Tunbridge Public

Library, FREE, 889-

9404 for information.

Stowe 8 p.m. - Singer, songwriter

Martin Sexton blends many genres of American music, Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, 760-4634 or on-line to sprucepeakarts.org for tickets and information.

SATURDAY,

JANUARY 19

Montpelier 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Lake

Champlain Birding excursion, explore the wetlands, fields, water bodies for waterfowl and winter birds, Call North

Branch Nature Center for details, $20 members/$ 25 non-members,

229-6206 for information. 9:30 - 11 a.m. - Dad’s and

Kids Playgroup, Family

Center of Washington

County. 9:30 a.m. - Annual Pro Life

Rally, mark the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade with Melissa Ohden, refreshments and information in Statehouse

Chambers, meet at St.

Augustine’s Church at

9:30 a.m., march to

Statehouse at 10:45 a.m. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Winter

Farmers Market, produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods, preepared foods, crafts, Vermont

College of Fine Arts

Gym. Check for Times - Winter

Folk Music Festival,

Music, workshops, specialevents, Cajun dance party, featuring Dirk

Powell, Riley Baugus,

Corey Porsche, Ken Perlman, Jim Prendergast,

Anna Lindblad, Ryan

Dricky, Pete Sutherland,

Jeremiah McLane,

Sarah Blair, Mayfly, various locations, go to www.summit-school.org for information and location of events. 7 p.m. - Mayfly, Kaie

Trautz and Julia

Wayned, perform at

Summit School Winter

Folk Music Festival and on stage with Dirl Powell and Riley Baugus,

Bethany Church

Plainfield 7 p.m. - Archie Shepp Concert and Award, legendary saxophonist and

Goddard alumnus,

Shepp performs and accepts the Goddard

Award for Excellence,

Haybarn Theater, Goddard College, $35 advance/$ 40 day of performance, doors open at 7 p.m., ceremony at 8 p.m. with concert to follow.

Randolph 7:30 p.m. - Bow Thayer

CD-Release Party, Bow

Thayer and his band,

Perfect Trainwreck debut their newest album, Chandler Music

Hall with after party in the Esther Mesh Room, cash bar available, $20 advance at Chandler

Box Office, 728-6464, or on-line at www.chandler arts.org, day of show $25. 9 p.m. - John Lackard

Blues Band at the Railside Tavern, Merchants

Row, cover TBD, 728-

9182 for information.

Waterbury 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Winter

Farmers Market,

Thatcher Brook Elementary School, Stowe

Street. Noon - 1:30 p.m. - Family

Movie Day, all are welcome for this G-rated animated movie, call to find ot the title, Waterbury Public Library,

FREE, 244-7036 for information.

Stowe 4 & 8:30 p.m. - Vermont premiere of rock and roll photographer Kevin

Mazur’s feature length documentary of celebrity, Spruce Peak

Performing Arts Center,

760-4634 or on-line to sprucepeakarts.org for tickets and information.

SUNDAY

JANUARY 20

Northfield 1 p.m. - Bingo at the American Legion.

Montpelier 10:30 a.m. - Blues Houseparty, a film about th elate Virginal b luesman, Jon Jackson,

Montpelier Senior Activities Center followed by discussion led by Mark

Greenberg, FREE, part of the Summit School

Winter Folk Music Festival. 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. -

Montpelier Antiques

Market, art, ephemera, postcards, books, Elks

Country Club, $5 early buying at 7:30 a.m./$2 regular admission, 751-

6138 for information. Check for Times - Winter

Folk Music Festival,

Music, workshops, specialevents, Cajun dance party, featuring Dirk

Powell, Riley Baugus,

Corey Porsche, Ken Perlman, Jim Prendergast,

Anna Lindblad, Ryan

Dricky, Pete Sutherland,

Jeremiah McLane,

Sarah Blair, Mayfly, various locations, go to www.summit-school.org for information and location of events.

Randolph 4 - 6 p.m. - 2D/3D Show

Opening Reception, an exhibit of work by 20 to

30 year olds that will showcase diversity and perspectives of innovative art in Vermont,

Chandler Gallery. 7 p.m. - Smiles on a Summer Night, a stand up comedy with Jason Lorber, Chandler Upper

Gallery, $12, 728-6464 for tickets and information.

Waterbury 5:30 p.m. - Empty Bowls

Fundraiser, soup, rolls, fruit & dessert, proceeds benefit Waterbury Food

Shelf, Waterbury Congregational Church, $20 for handcrafted bowl & meal/$10 additional adults/kids eat free with family, RSVP to 244-

6606.

MONDAY

JANUARY 21

Northfield 6 p.m. - Selectboard and

Village Trustees Public

Hearing on Town/Vilage

Merget for the purpose of obtaining written and oral public input on the proposed merger plan,

Community Room,

Brown Public Library. 7 p.m. - Joint Meeting of

Selectboard and Village

Trustees following completion of public hearing, Community Room,

Brown Public Library. 7 p.m. - Planning Commission Meeting, Municipal

Building.

TUESDAY

JANUARY 22

Northfield 7 p.m. - Northfield Chess

Club, casual games and speed chess, Senior

Center, 764-5880 for information.

Berlin 6 - 8:30 p.m. - Keeping the

Books & Tax Planning for Small Businesses with Denice Brown, an

IRS Enrolled Agent,

Central Vermont Community Action Conference Room, 195 US 302,

FREE, 477-5214 for information and to register.

WEDNESDAY

JANUARY 23

Montpelier 10 - 11:30 a.m. - Preschool

Discover Programs,

Crones and Critters, for ages 3 to 5, $5 Members/$ 8 Non-Members,

North Branch Nature

Center, 713 Elm Street,

229-6206 for information.

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