2018-03-29 / 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
Through March 30 - Linda Mirabile at the Pavilion Office Building, 109 State Street, 5th Floor. Artist Linda Mirabile acts as a “Respectful Observer” in how she truly captures the almost human qualities and pensive nature of birds. This is a delightful collection of work especially if you are an Avian centric person. Photo ID is required for admission.
Through March 30 - Claire Van Vliet “Sky and Earth” – Pulp paintings at the Vermont Supreme Court Gallery, 111 State St. Claire creates textural handmade paper displaying land and cloudscapes in large-scale format. For more info, visit curator.vermont.gov.
Barre
Through March 30 - The Art of Granite exhibit at the Vermont Historical Society’s History Center was co-created by the Vermont Granite Museum in celebration of Vermont’s granite sculptors. Come learn how Vermont became home to some of America’s greatest sculptors, who carved artistic works found in the nation’s capitals, parks, and cemeteries. The exhibit is now open at the Vermont History Center, located at 60 Washington Street in Barre. Please stop by to view this exhibit anytime Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm. 
Through April 15 - Herding in All the Usual Places ... and Then Some, paintings by Robert Chapla presented by Studio Place Arts at Morse Block Deli, North Main Street, 479-7069 for information.

Chelsea
On going - My Little Piece of Earth and other works by local artists, ongoing group art show.
Randolph
Through April 21 - Linked In: Student Art, works by Pre-K-12 from area schools, Chandler Gallery, 728-9878 for information.


wednesday
march 28
Montpelier
2 - 7 p.m. - Free Tax Prep at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St. For more info, call the Tax Line: 477-5148.
7:30 - 9:30 p.m. - Farmers Night: Symphonic Winds at the Vermont Statehouse. Symphonic Winds returns to fill the State House with the uplifting sounds of wind orchestra with full percussion.
Barre
7:30 p.m. - “One Night of Queen performed by Gary Mullen & The Works” The Barre Opera House. Celebration of one of rock’s greatest bands and its flamboyant singer Freddie Mercury. Part of the TD Bank Celebration Series. $22-42 – order tickets through the box office at 476-8188, or online at www.barreoperahouse.org .

thursday
march 29
Northfield
Call for Time - FREE AARP TAX PREP through April 12th. If you need help with your taxes, AARP will have tax preparers at the Northfield Senior Center to assist you. This service is FREE and available to low-moderate income tax payers, especially for those who are 50+. Appointments are filling up quickly, so if you're interested, be sure to give us a call at 485-8112.
1:30 p.m. - GAME AFTERNOONS-- Looking to play a game of Scrabble? Interested in learning how to play cribbage? Then come on down to a fun afternoon of games at the Senior Center every Thursday afternoon starting at 1:30 P.M. We play a variety of card and board games. Unsure of how to play? Don't worry, we'll teach you! Everybody is welcome to attend.
5 - 7 p.m. - Free Tax Prep at the Brown Public Library, 93 S. Main St.  For more info, call the Tax Line: 477-5148.
7 p.m. - Maundy Thursday service, United Church of Northfield.
7 p.m. - Liturgy of the Lord’s Supper, Washing of feet, procession to the alter of repose, stripping of the alter and night watch, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.

Montpelier
8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Home Share Now and HomeShare Vermont in the Card Room at the Vermont State House on Thursday, March 29th in celebration of their collective accomplishments and thank the State of Vermont for supporting the efforts with funding and advocacy. 
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Botanical Illustration Workshop, Part 2 at the North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm St. Led by plant ecologist, floral designer, and flower farmer Eva Dannenberg Alexander. For more info and to register, visit www.northbranchnaturecenter.org or call 229-6206.
7 p.m. - The League of Women Voters of Central Vermont (LWVCEN), a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government and Kellogg Hubbard Library, Hayes Room,  Conversation on the First Amendment Freedom of Religion. Keynote speaker Rob Boston, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, will provide an overview of the fundamental principles of religious freedom, focusing on current court battles that test the scope and meaning of this constitutional principle and how it interacts with other core freedoms, Open to the public. No cost.   RSVP: lwvofvt@gmail.com 
 
Barre
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Free Tax Preparation at Capstone Community Action, 20 Gable Place, Barre;  For more info, call the Tax Line: 477-5148.
Chelsea
7 p.m. - Chelsea Library Spring Talk, The Genealogy of Happiness: From Aristotle to Positive Psychology with William Edelglass, teacher of philosophy, environmental science and Buddhist studies at Marlboro College, Chelsea Town Hall, 685-2188 for information.


FRIDAY
MARCH 30
Northfield
6 p.m. - Good Friday Service, United Methodist Church in the sanctuary.
7 p.m. - Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion, Solemn Collects, Veneration of the Cross and Mass of the Presanctified, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.
Barre
8 p.m. - Red Molly at the Barre Opera House, 6 N Main.  Folk, bluegrass and honky tonk “delivered with tick-tight arrangements, crystalline vocals, and caramel harmonies.” Đ The Boston Globe. $25-29.50, call the box office at 476-8188 or order tickets online at www.barreoperahouse.org.

Tunbridge
7 p.m. - “Art and The Creative Spirit” with Artist and Teacher Joan Feierabend at the Tunbridge Public Library, 289 VT-110. Free. For more info, call 889-9404.

saturday
march 31
Northfield
9 a.m. - Holy Saturday Morning Prayers, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.
10 a.m. - EASTER EGG HUNT sponsored by Northfield Rotary Club, bring your own camera and get a picture of the Easter Bunny, remember your basket or bag, Northfield Falls Park, rain or shine, ages 1 through 12, don’t be late, the eggs get picked up quickly.
5 - 7 p.m. - Perch Fish Fry, The Sons of The American Legion Post 63, 48 Depot Sq. Perch or chicken, french fries & coleslaw. $12.
8 p.m. - Easter Vigil Mass, St. John the Evangalist Catholic Church.
Williamstown
10 a.m. - Noon - Interactive Slideshow of India and Nepal with Williamstown Academy at Ainsworth Public Library, 2338 VT-14. Our Director Sarah Snow recently returned from a trip from India, high up in the Himalayas and visited Sikkim. Info & register: 433-5887.

Montpelier
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Capital City Farmers Market Indoor Season at the Montpelier City Center, 89 Main St. Info: www.montpelierfarmersmarket.com.
6 - 9 p.m. - Concert Crawl to Enliven North College Street. Only 60 tickets are available. Features, over a three hour period, small groups of 20 guests travel between the three host homes. Once at a particular location, participants are entertained by outstanding musicians as they enjoy food and drink. On the hour, the groups trade locations. Tickets & info: 917-4865. 

Barre
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. -  Free Tax Prep at the Aldrich Public Library, 6 Washington St., Barre; For more info, call the Tax Line: 477-5148.
5 p.m. - Corn Hole Tournament at the Barre Elks, 10 Jefferson St. Registration: Double elimination tournament: 6PM. $10/person. 50/50 raffle, concession stand, cash bar. Membership applications available.
Warren
2 p.m. - Rev. Bert Marshall Will Be Presenting the Gospel of Mark Alive at the Warren United Church. There will be a talk-back session and light refreshments. Free & open to all! Info: cjrivers@madriver.com or 496-3495.
Stowe
9 p.m. - Heartless (Heart/Zeppelin Experience) at the Rusty Nail, 1190 Mountain Rd.  $10, 21+. http://www.sevendaystickets.com/events/50280624/heartless-a-heart-amp-ze....


sunday
april 1
Northfield
7 a.m. - Sunrise Easter Service at United Church of Northfield followed by breakfast in Howes Hall.
8 - 11 a.m. - Breakfast Buffet at the American Legion, 48 Depot Sq. Eggs & omelets made to order, chipped beef on toast, pancakes, French toast, corned beef hash, bacon, sausage, home fries, fruit, juice, coffee, tea. Cash bar after 10AM. Specials on Bloody Mary’s and Mimosas. $9/adults, $4/children under 10. Open to the public.
8:30 a.m. - Easter Mass, St. John the Evangalist Catholic Church.
9:45 a.m. - Easter Service, United Methodist Church.
10 a.m. - Festive Sung Mass of the Resurrection followed by festive coffee hour, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.
Williamstown
10:30 a.m. - Easter Mass, St. Edwards Catholic Church.


monday
april 2
Northfield
4 p.m. - Norwich University’s 2018-19 Writers Series presents award-winning author Elizabeth Hand in the Kreitzberg Library Multipurpose Room. The author of fourteen novels and four collections of short fiction, Hand has won the Nebula, World Fantasy, James Tiptree Jr., Shirley Jackson, and Mythopoeic Awards. The New York Times called Hand "a superior stylist," Booklist praised her explorations of "the translucent borderland between magic and reality," and Publishers Weekly declared, "Hand does for upstate New York what Stephen King has done for rural Maine."
4:30 p.m. - BINGO--Mondays at the Northfield Senior Center. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and the games start at 5:30 p.m. Sheets are $1/each and light refreshments are available for purchase. All proceeds help to support the Northfield Senior Center. 

Barre
3 - 7 p.m. - Free Tax Prep at Capstone Community Action, 20 Gable Place. 3-7PM. For more info, call the Tax Line: 477-5148.

tuesday
april 3
Barre
3 - 7 p.m. - Free Tax Prep at Capstone Community Action, 20 Gable Place.  For more info, call the Tax Line: 477-5148.

wednesday
april 4
Montpelier
2 - 7 p.m. - Free Tax Prep at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St.  Info: 477-5148.
5:30 - 7 p.m. - Why to Cleanse our Bodies from the Inside Out! With Barb Alpert of Shabda Wellness, Med, at Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way.  What is a Cleanse and why do one? Info & to RSVP: info@hungermountain.coop.
7:30 p.m. - Farmers Night: Rene Pellerin at the Vermont Statehouse. Born in Quebec, Rene Pellerin grew up in Barre and now lives in Waterbury Center. He performs his compelling “As Cultures Collide”Ń a humorous journey of a Franco-American born deaf and becoming deafblind.
East Montpelier
8:30 - 10:30 a.m. - Walk-Through Wednesday at Orchard Valley Waldorf School, 2290 VT Route 14 N. Info & registration:456-7400. Please register by April 3.
Barre
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - 9th Annual Central VT Job Fair at the Barre Auditorium, 16 Auditorium Hill.  Our job fair has attracted over 800 job seekers annually. Free semi-private on-site interview space, a resource room with computers available, and free wifi and electricity. Info & to register: http://www.centralvtjobfair.com.
7:30 p.m. - George Winston at Barre Opera House, 6N Main St. With a career spanning more than 40 years with sales of millions of albums, celebrated American pianist George Winston’s 14th solo piano album, Spring Carousel, is a cancer research benefit album. All proceeds from his current album sales benefit City of Hope Cancer Hospital. Info: 476-8188.


thursday
april 5
Northfield
Call for Time - FREE AARP TAX PREP through April 12th. If you need help with your taxes, AARP will have tax preparers at the Northfield Senior Center to assist you. This service is FREE and available to low-moderate income tax payers, especially for those who are 50+. Appointments are filling up quickly, so if you're interested, be sure to give us a call at 485-8112.
1:30 p.m. - GAME AFTERNOONS-- Looking to play a game of Scrabble? Interested in learning how to play cribbage? Then come on down to a fun afternoon of games at the Senior Center every Thursday afternoon starting at 1:30 P.M. We play a variety of card and board games. Unsure of how to play? Don't worry, we'll teach you! Everybody is welcome to attend.
5 - 7 p.m. - Free Tax Prep at the Brown Public Library, 93 S. Main St.  For more info, call the Tax Line: 477-5148.

saturday
april 7
Waitsfield
6 p.m. - Mad River Jewish Community Passover Seder, White Horse Inn, $35 after March 23, $12 ages 6 - 12, under 5 free, register at http://bit.ly/2Cd6BTv, potluck information at greshin@madriver.com
6 - 10 p.m. - Lawson’s Finest Liquids 10th year anniversary celebration, Beer Lovers Ball by Mike Martin y Los Rotosticks, buffet by Canteen Creemee co., cash bar of Lawson’s beer, Valley Players Theater, must be 21, some proceeds benefit Mad River Path and MRVTV.
7 - Midnight - Vermonte Carlo Night, luau party, Fayston Elementary School fundraiser at Mt. Ellen Base Lodge, hors d’oeurves, dancing live music by Panda Party, casino tables, $18, $32 for two, $20 each at the door, 279-2244 for information.

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