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All calendar submissions should be sent to email@example.com or mailed to The WORLD, Attn: Calendar, 403 U.S. Route 302, Barre, Vt. 05641. The deadline is 5:00pm, Thursday preceding publication. The Ongoing section is for free/low cost community events, which should be verified monthly. We are no longer able to include ongoing classes.
BARRE- Central VT Adult Basic Education. Free classes. Basic Computer Skills: Tues. 9-11am or 5-7pm, Weds. 12:30-2:30pm, Thurs. 9-11am or 5-7pm; English Conversation: Thurs. 4-5pm; Adult Diploma Program: Tues. 4:30-5:30pm; Pre-GED: Mon. 4-5pm. All at Barre Learning Ctr, 46 Washington St. Info./pre-register 476-4588.
Barre Rotary Downtown Walk. Welcome back Main St., walk to the beltline & back. Meet behind City Hall, Thursdays, 8pm.
Basic Computer Skills Class. CVABE Barre Learning Center, 46 Washington St., FREE, Tuesdays 9-11am or 5-7pm. Info. 476-4588.
Community Drum Circle. At the Parish house next to Universalist Church, Fridays, 7-9pm. Info. 724-7301.
Story Hour. Aldrich Library children’s room, Mondays & Tuesdays, 10:30am.
Central Vermont Business Builders. Community National Bank, 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 8-9am. Info. 777-5419.
Weekly Storytime. Next Chapter Bookstore, 158 North Main St., Saturdays, 10:30am. Info. 476-3114.
Medicare & You: Free workshop for those new to Medicare, 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 3pm, CVCOA, 59 N. Main St., Suite 200. 1-800-642-5119.
Overeaters Anonymous. Church of the Good Shepherd, Tuesdays 6pm-7pm. Info. 249-0414.
Greater Barre Democrats. Town & City residents welcome. Aldrich Public Library, last Wednesdays, 5:15-6:15pm. Info 476-4185.
Barre Tones Women’s A Capella Chorus. 2nd flr Alumni Hall, next to Barre Aud., Mondays, 6:30-9pm. www.barretonesvt.com or 223-2039.
Play Group. St. Monica’s Church, lower level, Thursdays during school year, 9:30-11am.
Cub Scout Pack 717. Fun for boys in grades 1-5. Barre Congregational Church, den meetings Thursdays except last week of month when Friday, 6:30pm. Info. 476-8399.
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 10. Meets at the post, first Thursday of each month (not Jan. or July), 6:30pm.
Vermont Modelers Club. Building & flying model airplanes year-round, visitors welcome. Info. 485-7144.
Community Breakfast. First Presbyterian Church, 78 Summer St., 3rd Sunday of month, FREE, 7:30-9am. 476-3966.
Lupus Support Group. 9 Jorgensen Ln., teen meeting 3rd Wednesdays at 6:30pm, adult meeting 4th Weds., 6:30pm. Info. 877-735-8787.
Grandparents Raising Their Children’s Children. Support group. First Presbyterian Church, 1st & 3rd Weds., 10am-noon. 476-1480.
Friends of Aldrich Public Library. Aldrich Library, 2nd floor boardroom, 2nd Tuesday of month. Info. 476-7550.
Strong Living Exercise Program. Aldrich Library, Milne Comm. Room, Mondays & Thursdays at 8am. Info. 433-1654.
Circle of Parents. Confidential support group for parents and caregivers. Meets Tuesday evenings. Info. 229-5724 or 1-800-CHILDREN.
Al-Anon Spiritual Mtgs. Hedding United Methodist, Weds. 7pm.
Central VT Amateur Radio Club. Steak House, Barre-Montpelier Rd., 1st Wednesdays, 6:30pm. Info. 496-3566 or 496-2836.
Mothers of Preschoolers. Monthly get-togethers for crafts, refreshments, etc. Christian Alliance Church, 476-3221.
Alcoholics Anonymous. Meetings in Barre, daily; call 802-229-5100 for latest times & locations; www.aavt.org.
Alzheimer’s Support Group. Rowan Court Health & Rehab, 4th Weds. of month, 3-5pm. Info/RSVP at 476-4166.
Hedding United Methodist Activities & Meetings. 40 Washington Street, 476-8156. Choir, Thursdays 7pm; Free Community Supper, Fridays 5:30-6:30pm; Community Service & Food Shelf Hours: Weds & Thurs. 3-5pm. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), Wednesdays 5pm, call 371-8929.
Turning Point Recovery Center. 489 N. Main St. Safe & supportive place for individuals/families in or seeking substance abuse recovery. Providing Recovery Coaching and other support programs. Open Mon. - Fri. 10am-5pm, Sat. noon – 5pm. Alcoholics Anonymous– Living Sober, Sundays, 8:30am; Making Recovery Easier, Tuesdays, 6pm; Wit’s End family support group, Wednesdays, 6pm; Narcotics Anonymous– When Enough Is Enough, Sundays, 5:30pm & Thursdays, 6:30pm; Life Skills Group, Mondays, noon – 1:30pm (lunch provided). Info. or help: 479-7373.
Knights of Columbus. Pine Hill Road, Barre Town, meetings second Tuesday of every month, 7pm.
ReUse Stop. Barre Town recycling depot, Wilson Indust. Park; Tues/Sat, 8-3:30, for unwanted reusable items; guidelines/prices, 775-7722.
Green Mountain Spirit Chapter. National women bikers club. 2nd Wed. of month; info firstname.lastname@example.org.
BERLIN- Bereaved Parents Support Group: 2nd Wednesdays, 6-8pm, 793-2376; Bereavement Support Group. Meets every other Wednesday, 11/28-4/10, 10-11:30am OR every other Monday 11/19-4/1, 6-8pm. All at CVHHH, 600 Granger Rd. Info. 223-1878.
NAMI-VT Support Group. For families & friends of those living w/mental illness. CVMC, Room 3, 4th Mondays, 7pm. 800-639-6480.
Survivors of Suicide. Monthly support group. CVMC Board Room, third Thursdays, 5-6:30pm. 229-0591.
Cancer Support Group. With potluck. 3rd Wednesday of each month, 6pm. Info. 229-5931.
Living w/ Advanced or Metastatic Cancer: Lunch provided, 2nd Tuesday of each month, noon-1pm. Writing to Enrich Your Life: For anyone touched by cancer, 3rd Tuesday of each month, noon-1pm. Both held at CVMC Cancer Center resource room. Info. 225-5449.
Bariatric Support Group. For anyone who has had or is considering surgery. CVMC, conf. room 4, 2nd Mondays, 5-6:15pm. 371-4292.
Central Vermont Rotary Club. Visitors & potential members welcome. Steakhouse Restaurant, Mondays, 6:15pm. 229-0235.
Parkinsons Support Group. CVMC, conf. rm. #3, third Thursdays, 6:30-8pm. Info. 439-5554.
Celiac Support Group. CVMC, 2nd Wednesdays, 4:30pm. 598-9206.
Diabetes Support Program. CVMC, conf. rooms, first Thursday of month, 7-8pm, free. Info. 371-4152.
Civil Air Patrol. At the airport (blue hangar), Tuesdays, 6-8:30pm. Info at 229-5193.
Al-anon/Alateen. CVMC, rm. 3, Saturdays, 7pm . 866-972-5266.
Pregnancy & Newborn Loss Support Group. CVMC conference room #3, 4th Monday of month, 6:30-8:30pm. 371-4304 or -4376.
Partners for Prevention-Alcohol & Drug Abuse Coalition. CVH, 2nd Weds. of month, 11:30am-1:30pm. Info 479-4250.
“Man to Man” Prostate Cancer Support Group. CVMC conference room, 3rd Weds. of month, 6-8pm. Info. 872-6389 or 225-5449.
Look Good... Feel Better. Program for female cancer patients. CVMC, 4th Mon. of month, 5:30-7:30pm. Info. 496-2582.
Bible Information Class. Christ the Redeemer Lutheran Church, Airport Rd., every Tues., 6:30pm.
Savvy Speakers Toastmasters Club. BC/BS conf. room, Industrial Ln., 1st & 3rd Tues., 5:30-7pm. 883-2313 or email@example.com.
Birthing Center Open House. For parents, sibs, grandparents, etc. CVMC, 1st Wed. of month, 5:30-7pm. RSVP/Info. 371-4613.
Knee/Hip Replacement Orientation Class. CVMC, conf. room #3, free, 1st Thurs. of each month, 2-3pm. Info 371-4188.
Breastfeeding Support Group. CVMC Garden Path Birthing Center, 1st Monday of month, 5:30-7pm. Info. 371-4415.
Infant & Child Car Seat Inspections. Berlin Fire Station, free, first Friday of month, 12-4pm. Appointments required, 371-4198.
BRADFORD- Rockinghorse Circle of Support. For young women with or w/o kids, childcare & transportation available. Wednesdays, 1-2:30pm, Grace Methodist Church. Info 479-1086.
New Hope II Support Group. Grace United Methodist, every Mon., 7-9p.m. Info. at 1-800-564-2106.
BROOKFIELD- MOPS - Mothers of Preschoolers. Moms of kids birth through kindergarten welcome. Meal & childcare provided. New Covenant Church, 2252 Ridge Rd., 3rd Fridays, 6pm. 276-3022.
Health-focused Group. Learn to cope w/ life’s passages. Weds, 7-8pm; Info 276-3142; Dr. Alice Kempe.
CABOT- Alcoholics Anonymous. Beginners meeting. Weds., 8pm. Call 802-229-5100 for info, www.aavt.org.
Preschool Story Time. Cabot Public Library, Fridays, 10am.
CALAIS- Men’s and Women’s Bible Study Groups. County Road, Wednesdays, 7pm. Info. 485-7577 or www.thefishermenministry.org.
CHELSEA- Story Time. Songs, stories & crafts for children birth to 5 years. Chelsea Public Library, Wednesdays, 1:15pm. 685-2188.
TOPS Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Nonprofit support grp. United Church of Chelsea, North Common, Wednesdays, 5:45pm. 685-2271/685-4429.
EAST BARRE- Story Hour. Ages 2-3 on Tuesdays, 10:15am; ages 3-5 10:45am; all ages Saturday, 12:30. Aldrich Library York Branch.
EAST MONTPELIER- Men’s Fellowship Grp. Crossroads Christian Church, 1st & 3rd Tues., 7pm. Breakfast, 2nd Sat., 8am. 476-9962.
GROTON- Stories and More (S.A.M.): for ages 4 & up, Saturdays, 10:30am; YA Book Club: 3rd Mondays, 6:30pm; Book Discussion Group: 4th Mondays, 7pm; Crafts & Conversation, Wednesdays, 1-3pm. All at Groton Public Library, 584-3358.
HARDWICK- Caregiver Support Group. Agency on Aging, rear entrance Merchants Bank, 2nd Thurs of month. 229-0308 x306.
Celebrate Recovery Groups. Touch of Grace A/G Church, Rts. 15 & 16. Women, Tues. 7pm. Men, Weds. 7pm. Men & Women, Fri. 6pm. Info 472-8240/533-2245.
Peace and Justice Coalition. G.R.A.C.E. Arts bldg (old firehouse), Tues., 7 pm. Info. Robin 533-2296.
Nurturing Fathers Program. Light supper included. Thurs., 6-8:30pm. Registration/info 472-5229.
MARSHFIELD- Playgroup. Twinfield Preschool, Mondays, 11am-12:30pm (except when school not in session).
Jaquith Public Library Activities. Old Schoolhouse Common, 426-3581. Story & Play Group, Wednesdays, 10-11:30am. Book Group for Adults, stop by for copy of the book, 4th Mondays, 7pm. Classic Film Night, w/Rick Winston & Tom Blachly, 1st Wednesdays, 7pm.
Twin Valley Seniors. Mon, Wed, Fri., 11-2; meals $4 for ages 55 and older and Meals on Wheels, 426-3447 (vol. drivers needed). Walking Club, Weds. Old Schoolhouse Common. Info 426-3717.
MIDDLESEX- Food Shelf. United Methodist Church, Saturdays, 9-10:30am.
MONTPELIER- Central VT Adult Basic Education. Free classes. Basic Computer Skills: Mon. or Weds. 12:30-2:30pm; Intermediate Level Reading for Adults: Thurs. 9-10am; Learning English: Tues. or Weds. 9-10am; English Conversation: Tues. 4-5pm. All at Montpelier Learning Center, 100 State St. Info/pre-register 223-3403.
Parent’s Group and Meet-Up. Connect with local parents to share advice & information, kids welcome. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Hayes Rm, first Mondays, 10-11:30am. Info. firstname.lastname@example.org
Joyful Noise Laughter Club. Playful exercises to get you moving, breathing and laughing. Ages 8 & up. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 2nd & 4th Mondays (no holidays), 6-7pm. Charlotte, 223-1607.
Families Anonymous. For families or friends of those who have issues with addiction, alcohol and/or mental illness.Bethany Church, 2nd floor youth room, Mondays, 7-8pm. 229-6219.
Shape-Note Singing. Singing from The Sacred Harp, no experience needed. Tulsi Tea, 34 Elm St., 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 6-8pm. 229-4008.
Freeride Montpelier Open Shop Nights. Need help w/a bike repair? Come to the volunteer-run community bike shop. 89 Barre St., Mon. & Weds. 5-7pm, Tues. 6-8pm, or by appt, donations. Info. 552-3521.
Women’s Book Club. New members welcome. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, East Montpelier rm, 2nd Thursdays, 6:30-7:30pm. 223-8067.
Free Community Meals. Mondays: Unitarian Church, 11am-1pm; Tuesdays: Bethany Church, 11:30am-1pm; Wednesdays: Christ Church, 11am-12:30pm; Thursdays: Trinity Church, 11:30am-1pm; Fridays: St. Augustine Church, 11am-12:30pm. 2nd Saturdays: Trinity Church, 11:30am-1pm; Last Sundays, Bethany Church, 4:30-6:30pm.
Trinity Teen Night. United Methodist Church, 2nd and 3rd Fridays, 5-9pm. Volunteers needed to share talents & hobbies. Info 279-3695.
Toastmasters. Montpelier “Speakeasies” held at National Life, 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, noon-1pm. Learn the arts of speaking, listening & thinking. No fee for guests. 229-7455 or email@example.com
Grandparents Raising Their Children’s Children. Support group, childcare provided. Resurrection Baptist Church, 144 Elm St., 2nd Thursday of the month, 6-8pm. Info. 476-1480.
Calico County Quilters. All skill levels welcome. Bethany Church, Red Room, 2nd Saturday of each month, 1-3pm (NOT Oct. or May).
Community Meeting. Share stories & concerns about independent living & community issues, access to health care, etc. VT Center for Independent Living, 3rd Thursdays, 1-3pm. Info. 229-0501.
Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA). Bethany Church basement, Tuesdays, 6:30pm. Info. 229-9036.
Brain Injury Support Group. All brain injury survivors, caregivers & adult family members welcome to attend. Disability Rights VT, 141 Main St., first Monday of month, 5:30-7:30pm. 1-800-834-7890 x106.
Kellogg-Hubbard Library Activities. 135 Main St., 223-3338. Story Time, Tues/Weds/Fri, 10:30am. YA Nights: games, movies & more for teens & tweens, 3rd Fridays, 6-9pm. Craftacular, 1st Tues.; Gaming, 2nd Tues.; Lego Club, 3rd Tues.; Teen Advisory Group, 4th Tues; all Tuesdays at 3:30pm. Youth Chess Club, Weds, 5:30-7pm. Lunch in a Foreign Language, Mon: Hebrew; Tues: Italian; Weds: Spanish; Thurs: French; Friday: German.
CHADD ADHD Parent Support Group. Childcare not available, please make plans for your child. Woodbury College, second Tuesday of month, 5:30-7:30pm. Info. 498-5928.
Overeaters Anonymous. Bethany Church, Fridays at noon. 223-3079.
Good Beginnings of Central VT. 174 River St., 595-7953. Mama’s Circle, Thursdays, 10am-noon; Volunteer Meetings, 2nd Wednesdays, 10:30am; Babywearing Group, 2nd Thursdays, 10:30am-noon;
Bible Study. Christian Alliance Church, Weds., 7pm. 476-3221.
Alcoholics Anonymous. Meetings in Montpelier, daily. Call 802-229-5100 for latest times & locations, www.aavt.org.
Al-Anon. Trinity Methodist Church, Main St., Sun., 6:15-7:30pm. Info. 1-866-972-5266.
Central Vermont Support Group. Meeting at Another Way, 125 Barre St., Tuesdays 6-7:30pm. Info. 479-5485.
Community Kitchen. Unitarian Universalist, 2nd & 4th Sun., 4:30-6pm. Info. Richard Sheir, 223-4799.
SL AA. 12-step recovery group for sex/relationship problems. Bethany Church, Wed., 5pm. Info. 802-249-6825.
Survivors of Incest Anonymous. Bethany Church parlor, 115 Main St., Mondays, 5pm, Info 229-9036/454-7822.
Brain Injury Support Group. Unitarian Church, first & third Thurs. of month, 1:30-2:30pm. Info. call toll free 1-877-985-8440.
La Leche League. Breastfeeding info & support. Unitarian Church, 3rd Tuesday, 10am. Info 454-1569.
Playgroups: Baby Play, Thursdays, 9:30-11am at St. Augustine’s Church, lower level. Dads & Kids Playgroup, Thursdays, 6-7:30pm and Playgroup, Saturdays, 9:30-11am, both at Family Center of Washington County. All held during school year only.
Kindred Connections Peer to Peer Cancer Support for Patients and Caregivers. Info 1-800-652-5064 email firstname.lastname@example.org
Christian Meditation. Christ Church, Mondays, 12-1pm.
MORETOWN- Youth Group. Ages 13-18 welcome. Pastor’s House, Community of the Crucified One, Rte 100, Mondays 7-9pm. 496-5912.
Playgroup. For kids birth to age 6 and their caregivers. Moretown Elementary, Mondays, 9:30-11am (except when school not in session).
MORRISVILLE- Overeaters Anonymous. First Congregational Church, 85 Upper Main St., Fridays at noon. Info. 888-2356.
Alcoholics Anonymous. Daily meetings, call 229-5100 for latest times & locations; www.aavt.org.
NORTHFIELD- Civil Air Patrol Cadet Program. For ages 12-18. Readiness & Regional Technology Center, Norwich campus, Tuesdays, 6-8:30pm. Info. email@example.com
Hurricane Irene Support Group. Refreshments provided. 168 Wall St., every Wednesday, 6pm. Info. 279-8246.
Clogging & Irish Step Lessons. W/Green Mountain Cloggers, ages 8-78, donations. Sundays 5-8pm. 522-2935.
Northfield Chess Club. Casual games & speed chess. Northfield Senior Center, $1, Tuesdays, 7pm. Info. 764-5880.
Alcoholics Anonymous. Meetings M-W-Th. Call 802-229-5100 for details; www.aavt.org.
Playgroup. United Church of Northfield, Wednesdays, 9:30-11am. Held only when school is in session. Info. 262-3292 x113.
PLAINFIELD- Cutler Memorial Library Activities: 454-8504. Classic Book Club: 1st Mondays, 6pm; Plainfield Book Club: 3rd Mondays, 6:30pm; Play Group: Fridays, 10-11:30am.
Beaders Group. All levels welcome, bring your projects. The Bead Hive, Saturdays, 11am-2pm. Info. 454-1615.
Diabetes Discussion & Support Group. Everyone welcome. The Health Center conf. room, 3rd Thursdays, 1:30pm. Info. 322-6600.
Alcoholics Anonymous. Call 229-5100 for times/info, www.aavt,org.
RANDOLPH- Caregiver Support Group. Open to anyone caring for a loved one. Gifford Medical Ctr, second Tuesdays, 11am-noon.
Chronic Pain Healthier Living Workshop. Gifford Conference Ctr, FREE, Mondays 2/11-3/18, 10am-12:30pm. Pre-reg. 728-7100 x6.
New Business Forum. Vermont Tech Enterprise Center, 1540 VT Rte 66, 2nd Wednesdays, 11:30am-1pm. 728-9101.
Yoga Classes. All ages & levels, donations benefit Safeline. VTC Campus Center, last Sunday of month, 2-3:30pm.
Lift for Life Exercises, Tues-Fri, 8:30am; Cribbage 9:30am & Mahjongg 10am on Tuesdays; Art History Video Series 12:45pm & Bridge Club 2pm Wednesdays; Foot Clinics, 1st & 2nd Weds, 10am-noon, call to sign up. All at Randolph Senior Ctr, Hale St. 728-9324.
Quit in Person Group. Free tobacco cessation program Gifford Conference Ctr., Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30pm. Info. 728-2118.
Cancer Support Group. For survivors, sufferers & family. Gifford Conference Ctr, 2nd Tuesdays, 9:30-11am. 728-2270.
Al-Anon/Alateen. Gifford Hospital, Weds, 7pm and Sundays, 11am.
Storytime. Kimball Library, Wed., 11am, ages 2-5; Toddlertime, Fri., 10:30am; Gathering for hand work, 2nd & 4th Mon., 6pm.
ROXBURY- Alcoholics Anonymous. Call 802-229-5100 for times & locations; www.aavt.org.
SOUTH BURLINGTON- Shake Your Sillys Out. Kids can enjoy familiar songs & dancing in this free event with Derek Burkins. University Mall, in JC Penney court, Mondays through 3/25, 10:35am.
SO. WOODBURY- Community Spaghetti Dinner. Calais Woodbury United Church, FREE, 1st & 3rd Thursdays, 5-7pm. 456-8161.
STOWE- Alcoholics Anonymous. Call 802-229-5100 for times & locations; www.aavt.org.
Green Mountain Dog Club Mtg. All dog lovers welcome. Commodore’s Inn, 4th Thursdays. Info. 479-9843 or greenmountaindogclub.org
WAITSFIELD- Community Acupuncture Night. Free assessment & treatment, donations welcome. Three Moons Wellness, 859 Old County Rd., 2nd fl., last Weds., of month, 4-7pm. RSVP 272-3690.
Alcoholics Anonymous. Call 229-5100 for times & locations, or www.aavt.org.
WARREN- Infant, Toddler & Preschool Story Hour. Warren Public Library, Wednesdays, 10am. Info. 496-3913.
WASHINGTON- Central VT ATV Club. Washington Fire Station, 3rd Thurs, 6:30pm.
Summer Storytime. Calef Memorial Library, Mondays, 11am.
WATERBURY- Storytimes. Toddlers n Twos, Mondays, 10am; Baby Lap Time, Wednesdays, 10am; Preschool, Fridays, 10am. Waterbury Public Library. Info. 244-7036.
Afternoon Knitters. Bring your latest project, crocheters welcome, too. Waterbury Public Library, Wednesdays, 1-2pm. Info. 244-7036.
Support Group for women who have experienced partner abuse. Info at 1-877-543-3498.
Playgroups: Open Gym, Mon-Tues-Fri, 11:05-11:35am; Story Time, Tues, 10-11am; Music & Movement Playgroup, Weds, 10-11:30am; Art & Exploration Playgroup, Thurs., 9:30-11:30am. Thatcher Brook Primary School Children’s Room, during school year only.
Al-Anon. Congregational Church, Mondays 7pm, Fridays 8pm; Info. 1-866-972-5266.
WATERBURY CENTER- Alcoholics Anonymous. Call 229-5100 for times & locations, www.aavt.org.
Bible Study Group. Bring your bible, coffee provided, all welcome. Waterbury Center Grange, Sundays, 5-6pm. Info. 498-4565.
WEBSTERVILLE- Fire District #3, Prudential Committee. Monthly meeting, 105 Main St., 2nd Tuesdays, 7pm.
WILLIAMSTOWN- Knitting Goup. All handwork welcome, come for creativity & community. Ainsworth Library, Tuesdays, 7-8:30pm.
Bible Study. Christian Alliance Church, Sun., 6pm. Info. 476-3221.
Alcoholics Anonymous. Call 802-229-5100 for times & locations, or www.aavt.org.
WOODBURY- Knitting Group. All hand work welcome. Library, 1st & 3rd Wed., 6:30-8pm.
WORCESTER- Knitting Night. The Wool Shed, Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30
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