2017-02-16 / 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.
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.
Barre
Through March 4 - Studio Place Arts, Main Floor: Round
and Around, art exploring circles and endless loops;
Second Floor: Clever Hand by Carol Radspecher;
Third Floor: Classic to Spontaneous Letterforms, retrospective
exhibit of Rene Schall’s calligraphy.
Chelsea
On going - My Little Piece of Earth and other works by
local artists, ongoing group art show.
Randolph
Through March 12 - Story Lines, contemporary stories
being drawn at the Center for Cartoon Studies in
White River Junction, Chandler Gallery, 728-9878 for
information.
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
FEBRUARY 15
Northfield
9:30 - 11 a.m. - Playgroup, United Church of Northfield.
6:30 p.m. - Conservation Commission meeting,
Community Room, Brown Public Library.
Montpelier
1:30 p.m. - OLLI Spring Series, Introduction to Chinese
Medicines, Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58
Barre Street, suggested donation $5, with Jennifer
Etheridge who will cover the how, what, when and
why of the 4,000 year old practice of Chinese medicine
and acupuncture to allow us to understand what
it may do to us.
6 - 7:30 p.m. - Winter Blues, Need a Lift with Shona
Macdougall, Hunger Mountain Coop, Community
Room, FREE, we will talk about depression, herbs to
help and a few supplements, learn how digestion can
affect your happiness.
7:30 p.m. - 2017 Farmers Night Concert Series, House
Chamber, Statehouse, FREE, space limited, 828-
2228 for information.
East Montpelier
7 - 8:30 p.m. - Understanding Childhood: A Series of
Parent Education Evenings at Orchard Valley Waldorf
School, 2290 VT Rt 14N, Your Emerging Adolescent
(ages 12 - 14): What to Expect and How the Waldorf
curriculum supports the budding young person, led
by high school initiative faculty and OVWS faculty,
public welcome, no charge, questions and let us know
you’re coming: 456-7400.
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
FEBRUARY 16
Montpelier
6 - 7:30 p.m. - What Are You Really Practicing with
Robert Kest, Hunger Mountain Coop, Community
Room, FREE, exploring the many different approaches
to mindfullness and the variety of world views,
experiences and relationships to nature, the body
and being that they cultivate.
Barre
Noon - 1 p.m. - Welcoming Volunteers to Central
Vermont Adult Education, Barre Learning Center, 46
Washington Street, new volunteers welcome, find out
about CVABE’s volunteer opportunities, this is also a
chance for current volunteers to share experiences
and inspire others, 476-4588 for information.
Chelsea
7 p.m. - Advanced Care Planning Workshop, Maria
Koehler from Dartmouth Hitchcock will speak on
advanced care planning, Chelsea Public Library, 685-
7784 for information.
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.

FRIDAY
FEBRUARY 17
Northfield
5 p.m. - Friday Night Grill at the American Legion,
homemade meat ravioli with homemade marinara
sauce, salad, roll & dessert, $10, public welcome.
Montpelier
12:30 - 1:15 p.m. - Recycling with Coca Cola, Montpelier
Senior Activity Center, FREE and open to the public,
Ray Dube will discuss Coca Cola’s sustainability program
and its remarkable 96 percent recycling rate, he
will discuss how Coke bottles are collected and
transformed into new products like Vermont Teddy
Bears.
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.
7 p.m. - Bingo Night benefits Tunbridge Grange,
Tunbridge Town Hall, everyone welcome, 889-5595
for information.
7 p.m. - Sugaring Panel: Tunbridge forester, Paul
Harwood and Mike ogardus with Ted and Calvin
Hoyt will talk about sugaring, a free winter evenings
program, Tunbridge Public Library, 889-9404 for
information.
Randolph
6 p.m. - Cajun Night, Chandler Upper Gallery, enjoy an
evening of Cajun food, music and dancing with
Yankee Chank, a group of musicians from Vermont
and New England who perform traditional dance
music from southwest Louisiana, $8 dinner, show
$10/$15 for both, 728-6464 for tickets and information.

SATURDAY
FEBRUARY 18
Braintree
9 a.m. - Noon - Tracking Workshop sponsored by
Braintree Conservation Commission led by tracking
expert Angella Gibbons, learn to identify wildlife
tracks and the story behind them, meet at Braintree
Elementary School, bring snowshoes or micro spikes
depending upon conditions, FREE, family friendly
event but no dogs, sign up at Braintree Town Office
or call 728-4771.
Montpelier
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Capital City Farmers Market,
Montpelier City Center, seasonal produce, local
meats, cheeses, hot food, handmade crafts, 793-
8347 for information.
10 a.m. - Noon - Orchard Valley Waldorf School Early
Childhood Open House, Orchard Valley Little Lambs
Childcare Center, 203 Country Club Road, childcare
for ages 6 weeks to 3 years, 456-7400 to let us know
you’re coming and for information.
6 p.m. - Clarke Dinner and Slide Show Series,
Unitarian Church, dinner $15, reservations at saddleshoes2@
gmail.com, Slide show “Majestic Moose”
see amazing photos and learn about the surprising
qualities that make this animal so fascinating, Alison
Thomas from Fish & Wildlife with speak.
East Montpelier
6 p.m. - Spiritual Storytelling at The Old Meeting
House, 1620 Center Road, potluck at 6 p.m. followed
by storytelling at 7 p.m., FREE, Burr Morse and
Nona Estrin will tell stories, audience participation is
invited by drawing names from a hat or simply relax
in this historic building by the warmth of wood burning
stoves and just listen, 249-0404 for information.
Barre
11 a.m. - GED Testing, Barre Learning Center, 26
Washington Street, 476-4588 to register and for
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.
Waitsfield
7 p.m. - Torchlight Parade and fireworks, Lincoln Peak,
Sugarbush, FREE.
Waterbury
5 & 7:30 p.m. - Spaghetti and homemade meatballs,
raffle drawing for $15,000, St. Leo’s Hall behind St.
Andrews Church, $9/ages 6 - 12 $6/under 5 FREE.

SUNDAY
FEBRARY 19
Northfield
5:30 p.m. - Winter Supper Meeting of Northfield
Historical Society, Potluck dinner at 6 p.m. followed
by “Oral Histories & Pearl Harbor” with Joseph E.
Cates, oral history coordinator at Norwich
University.
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
7:30 p.m. - Raiders of the Lost Ark to be screened in
Chandler Upper Gallery, $9 walk-in, 431-0204 for
information.
Stowe
6 p.m. - Summit Series at Cliff House, local distillers
and Vermont cheese dinner, $89/$30 for cocktail
pairings, reception with live music begins at 6 p.m.
with dinner at 7 p.m., restaurant reached by gondola
at Stowe Mountain Resort, 253-3665 for reservations
and information.

MONDAY
FEBRUARY 20
Northfield
5:30 p.m. - Bingo at the Northfield Senior Center every
Monday evening.
7 p.m. - Planning Commission meeting, Municipal
Building.
Montpelier
4 - 6 p.m. - Orchard Valley Waldorf School Early
Childhood Open House at Child’s Garden, 155
Northfield Street, for ages 2.5 through 6, let us know
you’re coming by calling 456-7400.
East Montpelier
4 - 6 p.m. - Orchard Valley Waldorf School Open House
at main campus, 2290 VT. Rt. 14N, mixed age
kindergartens and farm and forest kindergarten for
ages 3.5 through 6, let us know you’re coming by
calling 456-7400.
Barre
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.

Randolph Center
7:30 - 9 a.m. - Legislative Breakfast for Orange County
Democrats at VTC, SHAPE Campus Center cafeteria,
area legislators will meet with interested community
members about this session of the legislature with
house members Tim Briglin, Jim Masland, Ben
Jiclking, Jay Hooper and Senator Mark MacDonald.
Duxbury
7 - 9 p.m. - Mad River Chorale rehearsals for spring concerts,
Harwood Union High School chorus room, all
welcome to join, must be able to sing in tune, 496-
2048 for information.

TUESDAY
FEBRUARY 21
Northfield
5 p.m. - Brown Public Library Trustee’s meeting, Brown
Public Library.
7 p.m. - Development Review Board meeting, Municipal
Building.
Randolph
11 a.m. - GED Testing, Randolph Learning Center, 10 S.
Main Street, 728-4492 for reservations and information.

WEDNESDAY
FEBRUARY 22
Northfield
9:30 - 11 a.m. - Playgroup, United Church of Northfield.
6 - 8:30 p.m. - Selectboard Candidates Night,
Community Room, Brown Public Library, meet the
candidates for Northfield Selectboard and ask them
questions.
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.
Waitsfield
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Auditions for Cabin Fever Follies, community
variety show, Valley Players Theater, 793-8362
or 496-6651 for reservations and information, shows
are March 31 through April 2.

THURSDAY
FEBRUARY 23
Montpelier
4 - 5:30 p.m. - League of Women Voters’ Tea Party,
refreshments and cash bar, Down Home Kitchen, 100
Main Street, FREE, come along and bring a friend.
Barre
11 a.m. - GED Testing, Barre Learning Center, 26
Washington Street, 476-4588 to register and for information.
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
4 - 6 p.m. - Birds of Prey performance by VT Institute of
Natural Science, live falcons, hawks, owls, The
Schoolhouse, Sugarbush, $15/$10 ages 12 and
under.

FRIDAY
FEBRUARY 24
Northfield
4 p.m. - Norwich University’s School of Architecture +
Art presents a lecture by Franco Violich, principal of
Kennedy & Violich Architecture, Ltd. (KVA MATx) in
the Chaplin Hall Gallery, The lecture is free and open
to the public.
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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