2013-01-24 / Calendar

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.

Barre Through Feb. 23 - 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.

Randolph Through February - 2D/3D

Show featuring 20 though 30 year old artists showcasing the diversity and perspectives of innovation in the

Vermont community,

Chandler Gallery. Through March 27 - Harriet Chase Photo Art at

Gifford Gallery, 44 S.

Main Street.

WEDNESDAY,

JANUARY 23

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

United Church of Northfield, 262-3292x113 for information. 7 p.m. - Planning Commission, working on revisions to Zoning

Districts, public welcome to attend, Municipal Building.

Montpelier 10 - 11:30 a.m. - Cones &

Critters, make a small feeder and see what’s outside to enjoy, Preschool Discovery Program for ages 3 - 5,

North Branch Nature

Center, 713 Elm Street,

$5 members/$8 nonmembers, 229-6206 for information. 6 - 9 p.m. - First Aid Class, learn first aid skills for injuries and sudden illnesses, Red Cross class includes materials and certification, $50, Montpelier High School,

Room 101, 225-8699 to register.

Chelsea p.m. - Open Mike with host John Lackard at The Pines, no cover, 685-3344 for information.

THURSDAY

JANUARY 24

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. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Trinity

Community Thrift Store,

137 Main Street, donations accepted, 229-

9155 for informtion. 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. 7 -8:30 p.m. - Musica Borealis: Music of the

North with Katie Trautz and Anna Lindblad, Kellogg Hubbard Library,

FREE.

Waterbury 7 p.m. - Climate Change in

Vermont with weather guru Roer Hill, cohosted by Waterbury

Public Library, American Legion , 16 Stowe

Street, FREE, 244-7036 for information.

FRIDAY,

JANUARY 25

Northfield Noon - 7 p.m. - Paine

Mountain Arts Council

8th Annual Norhfield Art

Show with Northfield area artists, Community

Room, Brown Public Library. 7 - 9 p.m. - Opening Reception for Paine Mountain

Arts Council 8th Annual

Norhfield Art Show with

Northfield area artists,

Community Room,

Brown Public Library.

Montpelier 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Trinity

Community Thrift Store,

137 Main Street, donations accepted, 229-

9155 for informtion. 7 - 8:30 p.m. - Full Moon

Snowshoe Hike, explore

Montpelier’s hillsides with staff from North

Branch Nature Center, meet at Center, snowshoes and hot chocolate provided, North Branch

Nature Center, 713 Elm

Street, 229-6206 for information.

Barre 5 - 7 p.m. - Opening Reception of new art show,

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. 6:30 p.m. - Social Pathways: Transcending

Punishment, A Healing

Approach to Conflict in our Community with

Jane Martin, LPC, First

Presbyterian Church.

Randolph 7:30 p.m. - Stand Up Comedy with Jason Lorber,

Chandler Upper Gallery,

$12, 728-6464 for tickets and information.

Waterbury 10 - 11 a.m. - Storytime

Dance, shake, move and sing for ages 3 - 6, Waterbury Congregational

Church, 8 N. Main

Street, FREE, call library to register at 244-

7036.

SATURDAY,

JANUARY 26

Northfield 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Rummage

Sale in High School

Cafeteria to raise funds for Northfield High

Cheerleading Team. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. - Paine

Mountain Arts Council

8th Annual Norhfield Art

Show with Northfield area artists, Community

Room, Brown Public Library.

Williamstown 5 & 6:30 p.m. - Chicken Pie

Supper, Williamstown

Masonic Lodge across from Elementary School, sponsored by Order of the Eastern Star,

$10/$5 for kids, limited seating, call early to

479-9664.

Brookfield 10:30 a.m. - Brookfield Ice

Harvest and Winter Carnival, ince harvesting history and demo, ice cutting contests, snowshoe race,skating, Pond

Village, FREE, 276-3260 for information.

Montpelier 9:30 - 11 a.m. - Dad’s and

Kids Playgroup, Family

Center of Washington

County. 10 a.m. - Noon - Children’s

Department Book Swap, limit 5 books per reader,

Kellogg-Hubbard Library. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Auditions for The Marriage of

Figaro, Echo Valley

Community Arts hosts auditions for male/female leads and chorus for October production,

Christ Episcopal

Church, 225-6471 for information and for appointment. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Trinity

Community Thrift Store,

137 Main Street, donations accepted, 229-

9155 for informtion. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Winter

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

College of Fine Arts

Gym. 1 p.m. - 8th Annual Readathon, family fun with music by Swing Peepers, prizes and refreshments, National Life will match all pledges, national Life Building,

229-2665 for information. 6 p.m. - Vermont Mountaineers Hot Stove Banquet with Buster Olney and Giancarlo Esposito,

Capitol Plaza, $40/$20 kids, tickets at www.thevermontmountaineers.com. 6:30 p.m. - Annual Latin

Dinner and Dance, gourmet Mexican meal, live music, lessons in meringue, salsa, U-32

High School, $15/$7 students/$35 family, tickets at 223-

0321x5179. 8 p.m. - 4th Saturday

Dance at the Capital

City Grange Hall wiith

Adina Gordon and The

Homegrown Chestnuts, off Route 12, Northfield

Street, no-charge instruction at 7:30 p.m.,

$4 to $8/$20 per family,

225-8921 for information.

Randolph 7:30 p.m. - Simone Dinnerstein on piano in a return engagement to

Chandler Music Hall,

$32 advance/$35 day of show, 728-6464 or online www.chandlerarts.org for tickets and information. 9 p.m. - John Lackard

Blues Band at the Railside Tavern, Merchants

Row, cover TBD, 728-

9182 for information.

Middlesex 1 - 3 p.m. - Bob and the trubadors, original folk music inspired by Archetypal Dreamwork,

Red Hen Cafe.

Warren 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Hope on the Slopes Vertical

Challenge, register as an individual or team for this American Cancer

Society benefit, Sugarbush Resort, register at cancer.org/NEHopeOn-

TheSlopes.

Waterbury 9 - 11 a.m. - Craft Workshop with Sue Premore, teens and adults welcome to make beaded jewelry, all materials provided, Waterbury

Public Library, FREE, pre-register at 244-

7036.

SUNDAY

JANUARY 27

Northfield Noon - 4 p.m. - Paine

Mountain Arts Council

8th Annual Norhfield Art

Show with Northfield area artists, Community

Room, Brown Public Library. 1 p.m. - Bingo at the American Legion.

Montpelier 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. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Ski for

Heat Central Vermont, trail fees donated for heating fuel assistance and matched by Green

Mountain Power, Morse

Ski Farm Touring Center, information at www.skiforheat.org. 2 p.m. - Fire on Ice returns to the North Branch Nature Center with a gala opening procession at 2 p.m. followed by fun and games, a three legged snowshoe race, sledding, cross country skiing, showshoeing with free hot chocolate and cider, a warming hut and more, $3/$1 children/$ 5 family, North

Branch Nature Center,

713 Elm Street, 229-

6206 for information. 3- 4:30 p.m. - Family dance, dinner, contra dance, music by The Irregulars, Nancy Turner calling, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. dinner, 5:30 - 8 p.m., contra dance, music by

Crowfoot, Adina Gordon calling, $10 dance/$10 dinner/$5 children for each, Capital City

Grange Hall, off Route

12, Northfield Street,

477-3951 for information.

Plainfield 6 p.m. - New Community

Members Annual

Potluck Dinner, bring food to share and our own dishes/utensils,

Cutler Library.

MONDAY

JANUARY 28

Northfield 7 p.m. - Selectboard Meeting, Community Room,

Brown Public Library.

Montpelier 7 p.m. -Rehearsals for the

Vermont Fiddle Orchestra's 10th Anniversary

Celebration begin at the

Montpelier Senior Activity Center on Barre

Street in Montpelier.

For more info - call 1-

877- 343- 3531( FIDDLE1), email info@vtfiddleorchestra.o rg or visit www.vtfiddleorchestra.org.

TUESDAY

JANUARY 29

Northfield 7 p.m. - Village Trustees

Meeting, Community

Room, Brown Public Library. 7 p.m. - Northfield Chess

Club, casual games and speed chess, Senior

Center, 764-5880 for information.

Montpelier 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Trinity

Community Thrift Store,

137 Main Street, donations accepted, 229-

9155 for informtion.

WEDNESDAY

JANUARY 30

Montpelier 10 - 11:30 a.m. - Trails in the Snow, who leaves tracks in the snow, how do animals get around, we’ll follow the trail to find out, Preschool Discovery Program for ages

3 - 5, North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm

Street, $5 members/$8 non-members, 229-

6206 for information. 7 p.m. - Callas Forever, film discussion with

Richard Bidnick, the

2002 biographical film by Franco Ziffirelli is homage to Callas’

Norma, La Traviata and

Tosca, part of film discussion series, Kellogg-

Hubbard Library

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