2017-10-26 / Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

ART EXHIBITS
AROUND THE AREA
Northfield
On Going - "Explorers of Norwich," focuses on Norwich
University alumni whose lives shaped and changed
our nation during the mid-19th and early 20th
Centuries. Hiram Paulding, George M. and George P.
Colvocoresses, George M. Totten, General Grenville
Dodge, William Brenton Boggs, Truman Seymour and
many others, 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.
Through October 6 - The Art of Coming Together, contemporary
Vermont art, Spotlight Gallery.
Randolph
Through November 15 - Chandler Gallery, Clara Martin
Center’s second annual art and poetry show, From
Green to Fall: Celebrating Creativity in Mental
Health, Wellness and Recovery.
Randolph Center
Through Mid October - Oils and Watercolors by
Northfield Artist Kathrena Ravenhorst-Adams at
Morgan Orchards Independent Living.
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.
Stowe
Through November 11 - Art of the Selfie, work by Andy
Warhol, Suzy Lake, Carrie Mae Weems, Marina
Abramovic, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer and emerging
artists, Helen Day Art Center.

WEDNESDAY
OCTOBER 25
Montpelier
6 - 7:30 p.m. - Introduction to Chi Running with Sarah
Richardson, Hunger Mountain Coop, Community
Room, for beginner and experienced runners who
want to improve their technique so they can practice
for a lifetime, FREE, info@hungermountain.coop to
register.
Barre
5 - 7 p.m. - Chamber Business Expo at the Chamber
Conference Rooms at Beaulieu Place, come see what
32 local businesses have to offer while mixing and
mingling, $10 members/$15 not yet membres, 229-
5711 for information and info@centralvt.com to register.
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
7 p.m. - Halloweed Party Night with Chicky Stoltz, Big
Picture Theater and Cafe, 496-8994 for information.

THURSDAY
OCTOBER 26
Brookfield
7 p.m. - Phil Stacy of American Idol fame, The Ridge,
love offering will be taken, 2252 Ridge Road.
Montpelier
6:30 p.m. - Growing a Poem from idea to literary art with
Rich Agran, Kellogg Hubbard Library, find words to
imagine, invest, narrate and captivate, explore the
musicality of language’s rhythm and ghyme, this is
the second event in a three part series: Writing Your
Poem City poem, FREE, register at the circulation
desk or call 223-3338.
Randolph
11 a.m. - Noon - Caregiver Support Group, home caregivers
invited to share concerns and learn how to
take time for themselves, FREE, Gifford Medical
Center, conference center, 728-7100 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.
7 p.m. - International Exchange Informational Meeting,
details an option for studying abroad and hosting
students from other countries, RUHS media center,
Forest Street.
Waterbury
6:30 p.m. - Geof Hewitt leads a dramatic reading of
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson in the
Municipal Building’s Steele Room, 244-7036 to register
and ask for Judi.

FRIDAY
OCTOBER 27
Northfield
4 p.m. - Norwich University’s School of Architecture presents
a free lecture series, designer and artist Johnny
Swing in the Chaplin Hall Gallery, Swing’s work will
also be on display during the week of October 23,
spoonsored by the Jack and Dorothy Byrne
Foundation, all lectures and events are FREE and
open to the public.
Brookfield
7 p.m. - Phil Stacy of American Idol fame coming to The
Ridge in Brookfield, a free will offering will be taken at
the concert.
Montpelier
9 a.m. - 6 p.m. - UCM Fall Winter Rummage Sale at
United Church of Montpelier, annual sale features
sarm clothes, household goods, get ready for the cold,
BAG Sale, 433-1706 for information.
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - End of Summer Sale at Trinity
Community Thrift Store, 137 Main Street, featuring
summer clothes and houseware items, 229-9155 for
information.
7 p.m. - Touring Kenya, a slide lecture by Anni Tiberio
Cameron at North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm
Street, a presentation about the people of Kenya, its
history, geography and wildlife from coastal Malindi
to Masaai Mara National POreserve, suitable for all
ages, 229-6206 for information.
Chelsea
3 - 6 p.m. - Chelsea Farmers Market, North Common,
rain or shine.
Randolph
10 a.m. - Jon Gailmor presents Be Who You Are: A
Concert for Kids in Chandler’s Main Hall, critically
acclaimed singer songwriter presents a special daytime
concert for area school children, racucous
laughter and spirited sing alongs are the heart of any
Gailmor concert, as are humorous and thought provoking
songs that encourage self expression and celebrate
our shard humanity, $7, 728-6464 for tickets
and information.

SATURDAY
OCTOBER 28
Northfield
1 - 3 p.m. - ARTSBUS coming to Northfield for the
Annual Halloween Party at Brown Public Library,
Coleen Small recently won the Arts Bus Cow Plop
Contest at Silloway Farm. Coleen donated back a
portion of the winnings to help cover the cost of an
Arts Bus visit to Northfield, the home town of her
fiance, Dan Byrne.
4 p.m. - Benefit dinner for Grace Ku, American Legion,
cocktails at 4 p.m., dinner at 5 p.m., chicken & red
mostaccioli, salad, roll, $20/$10 children 12 and
under, sponsored by American Legion, SAL,
Auxiliary, Bliss Salon and Linda Emmons Daycare,
silent auction, bake sale and 50/50 raffle, 485-4075
to donate or for information.
Williamstown
11 a.m. - Spooktacular celebration at Ainsworth Public
Library, Come in costume and get an extra special
prize. We will have storytelling, games and challenges.
FREE ALL ages.
Brookfield
5 p.m. - Families Halloween Party and Potluck Dinner at
Brookfield Old Town Hall, Goblins, superheroes,
princesses and wild animals convene to share supper,
play mumpkin themed ames, parade in their costumes
and enjoy a not too spooky Halloween story
followed by the classic film “It’s a Great Pumpkin,
Charlie Brown.”
Montpelier
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Capital City Farmers Market, 50 local
vendors, downtown Montpelier every Saturday
through October, for information to online to
www.montpelierfarmersmarket.com
10:30 a.m. - Noon - Downsizing Group Meeting, anyone
interested in downsizing their large home to a smaller
one, Kellogg Hubbard Library, survey results, info
on local housing projects, home shares, affordable
housing will be discussed.
Chelsea
3 - 5:30 p.m. - Halloween Party, games, food, everyone
welcome, Chelsea Town Hall, RSVP to 685-2188 or
chelsealibraryvtkids@gmail.com.
Randolph
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Randolph Farmers Market, local produce,
food and crafts, live music by Sean Kelly
Murray, Farmer’s Shed activities, rain or shine, all
vending tents open, cow pie bingo, buy your tickets
at the market Manager Tent.
Waitsfield
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Waitsfield Farmers Market, Mad River
Green, fresh produce, flowers, seedlings, honey,
wool, eggs, meat, cheese and other farm products,
large selection of crafts made in Vermont, baked
goods and prepared food, live entertainment provided
by local musicians, Free wifi, well behaved pets on
leashes okay.

SUNDAY
OCTOBER 29
Montpelier
7 - 8:30 p.m. - Appreciative Living Learning Circles at
the Center for Arts and Learning, 46 Barre Street,
learn short and easy exercises that will change the
way you see the world and help you become more
positive, resilient and joyful, discussion based on
Jackie Kelm’s book Appreciative Living: The
Principles of Appreciative Inquiry in Daily Life, 223-
2518 to register.
East Montpelier
7 - 9 p.m. - Halloween Chautauqua Chillers and
Thrillers with Tim Jennings and Leanne Ponder at 4
Courners Schoolhouse, 945 Vincent Flats Road, vintage
storytelling, $10/$5, complementary refreshments,
www.folktale.net/chautauqua.html for information.
Plainfield
3 - 4:30 p.m. - Dance, Sing and Jump Around, a
Halloween dance at Plainfield Town Hall Opera
House, family dance for all ages, includes circle and
line dances and singing games, all taught and called,
live traditional music, all called by Liz Benjamin and
friends, wear a costume you will be comfortable daning
in or that you can shed.
Randolph
2:30 p.m. - Vermont History Program, Getting From
Here to There: A History of Roads and Settlement in
Vermont presented by Deborah Lee Luskin and hosted
by the Randolph Historical Society, St John’s
Episcopal Church, 685-7725 for information.

MONDAY
OCTOBER 30
Northfield
5:30 p.m. - Bingo at the Northfield Senior Center every
Monday evening.
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.
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.

TUESDAY
OCTOBER 31
Northfield
5 - 7:30 p.m. - Trick or Treat on the Common, decorate
your car and wear a costume for trick or treating
around the Common.
Roxbury
4 p.m. - 4th annual Roxbury Trunk or Treat on
Halloween 2017. Help us make 2017 the largest
turnout yet. Just like last year we will be parking the
cars and getting together at the Roxbury Village
School parking lot. Start planning now; prizes will be
awarded for best costumes and car decorations. Not
sure what Trunk or Treat is? Well, just as the name
implies, we all get dressed up, hop in our cars, drive
to the RVS parking lot, park our cars, decorate our
cars, then trick or treat between cars instead of houses.
Preregistration for this event is required. 802-
485-6860 or librarian@roxburyfreelibrary.org
Randolph
1 - 3:30 p.m. - Gifford Blueprint for Health, FREE, six
week Healthier Living Workshop for anyone living
with cronic disease like arthritis, diabetes, cancer,
obsesity, heart disease, topics include problem solving
and action planning, nutrition, exercise, media-

tion use, emotions and talking with doctors, 728-

7714 for information.

WEDNESDAY
NOVEMBER 1
Montpelier
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - “Christmas In November” Sale. This
sale will be held, Come join us as we celebrate our 8th
year of operations at the Thrift Store! We are located
at 137 Main Street, Montpelier, VT. If you have any
questions, please call (802) 229-9155.
7 p.m. - Translating Homer and the Art of Writing,
Kellogg Hubbard Library, FREE.
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
NOVEMBER 2
Northfield
7 p.m. - Gardener, Charlie Nardozzi in the Community
Room, Brown Public Library, FREE, discussing foodscaping
and looking ahead to garden edibles for next
spring, sponsored by Friends of Brown Public Library,
all are invited and open to the public.
Montpelier
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - “Christmas In November” Sale. This
sale will be held, Come join us as we celebrate our 8th
year of operations at the Thrift Store! We are located
at 137 Main Street, Montpelier, VT. If you have any
questions, please call (802) 229-9155.
Randolph
11 a.m. - Noon - Caregiver Support Group, home caregivers
invited to share concerns and learn how to take
time for themselves, FREE, Gifford Medical Center,
conference center, 728-7100 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
NOVEMBER 3
Montpelier
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - “Christmas In November” Sale. This
sale will be held, Come join us as we celebrate our 8th
year of operations at the Thrift Store! We are located
at 137 Main Street, Montpelier, VT. If you have any
questions, please call (802) 229-9155.
Chelsea
3 - 6 p.m. - Chelsea Farmers Market, North Common,
rain or shine.

SATURDAY
NOVEMBER 4
Montpelier
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Capital City Farmers Market, 50 local
vendors, downtown Montpelier every Saturday
through October, for information to online to
www.montpelierfarmersmarket.com
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - “Christmas In November” Sale. This
sale will be held, Come join us as we celebrate our 8th
year of operations at the Thrift Store! We are located
at 137 Main Street, Montpelier, VT. If you have any
questions, please call (802) 229-9155.
Randolph
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Randolph Farmers Market, local produce,
food and crafts, live music by Sean Kelly
Murray, Farmer’s Shed activities, rain or shine, all
vending tents open, cow pie bingo, buy your tickets at
the market Manager Tent.
Waitsfield
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Waitsfield Farmers Market, Mad River
Green, fresh produce, flowers, seedlings, honey, wool,
eggs, meat, cheese and other farm products, large
selection of crafts made in Vermont, baked goods and
prepared food, live entertainment provided by local
musicians, Free wifi, well behaved pets

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