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January 24th, 2018

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Wednesday, January 24

Barre

Avoid the Debt Trap & Building Your Credit at Capstone, 20 Gable Place. 6-7:30PM. In this class you will learn about safe debt levels, what to look out for in a loan agreement, and how your credit affects your ability to borrow. Learn how to work with your partner with instructors Liz Scharf and Margaret Ferguson, accredited financial counselors. Free. For more info & to register, call 477-5215 or email lscharf@capstone.org.

Journaling Through Grief at Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice, 600 Granger Rd. 4PM-5:30PM. This is an 8-week focused support group utilizing Understanding Your Grief, book and journal, by Dr. Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D. Together we will explore our grief through journaling. Must purchase both book and journal. For more info, please contact Diana at 224-2241 or dmoore@cvhhh.org.

Montpelier

Kick the Sugar Habit! with Barb Alpert at the Hunger Mountain Coop. 6-7:30PM. Come get inspired to improve your health and kick sugar out of your regular day to day with Barb Alpert, MEd, Certified Health Coach, Clinical Herbalist, and Massage Therapist! $3 members/$5 nonmembers. Email your contact info to info@hungermountain.coop to RSVP.

The Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s Annual David M. Wilson Memorial Farmers’ Night Concert in the House Chambers at the State House. Doors open at 6:45PM. This year’s performance includes music for chamber orchestra featuring principal oboe, bassoon, and harp and a program that ranges from Mozart and Gluck to Britten and Debussy, along with the world premiere of student composer Izzy Patterson’s “Promenade.” Free and open to the public.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Program Presents Writing My Brigadista Year at the Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St. 1:30PM. Award-winning Author Katherine Paterson talks about her newest book, a novel about a young girl’s coming of age while volunteering in Castro’s Cuban national literacy program in 1961. For more info, contact Grace Greene at gracewgreene@comcast.net.

Waterbury

Dr. Michael Lange, Professor at Champlain College, Presents “Meanings of Maple” at the Steele Community Room, 28 N Main St.7PM. This event is part of the Waterbury Historical Winter Program. For more info, visit www.waterburyhistoricalsociety.org.

Thursday, January 25

Calais

VT Bluegrass Pioneers (Dan Lindner, Eric Lindner, Danny Coane) at the Whammy Bar, 31 W. County Rd. 7PM. Free.

Jeffersonville

Cross-country Ski Stowe with Green Mountain Club. Barnes Camp over Smugglers’ Notch on the highway to Jeffersonville. Metal edged skis are not required, but helpful if the snow is hard packed. Moderate to Difficult. 6 miles. For more info and for meeting time & place, contact Steve or Heather Bailey at 622-4516 or stevecbailey@gmail.com.

Montpelier

Ch-Ch-Changes with Sherry Rhynard, Integrative Life and Stress Management Coach at Hunger Mountain Coop. 5:30-7PM. By understanding the basis of conversational and deeper hypnosis (trance), you will learn steps for changing habits or personal beliefs that no longer serve you. $8 members/$10 nonmembers. Email your contact info to info@hungermountain.coop to RSVP.

Americana Duo Mayfly Plays at Spice on Snow Winter Music Festival! Unitarian Church vestry room, 130 Main St. 4:30PM. Admission by donation. Take part in the Spice on Snow festivities – Cajun and Old-Time music and dancing galore! Spice on Snow Winter Music Festival is a four-day, city-wide celebration from Jan. 25-28, Montpelier will be filled with the sounds of spicy-hot Cajun and Old Time stringband music, culture, and cuisine from Louisiana, Southern Appalachia, and Canada. Check out the full festival schedule at www.summit-school.org. For more info, visit www.mayflyvt.com.

Friday, January 26

Barre

Valentine’s Sip & Shop at the Canadian Club, 414 E. Montpelier Rd. 6PM-10PM. Lots of vendors, massages, crafts and so much more! Come get that perfect gift for your sweetheart!

Montpelier

Superbowl of Birding XV Starts at North Branch Nature Center, 713Elm St. Leaves at 5PM. Winter’s premier birding competition is back! Past NBNC’s youth and young adult teams have tallied nearly 100 species in this adventure to the NH and MA coast, including gems like Razorbill, King Eider, and Snowy Owl. For any interested teens – let us know early if you’re interested in joining the team. Beginner birdwatchers and naturalists welcome! For more info & to register, call 229-6206.

Climate: Seasonal Changes of Vermont Flora as Part of the Naturalist Journeys Series at the North Branch Nature Center Maxham Room, 713 Elm St. 7PM. Josh Halman, Forest Health Specialist with Vermont Dept. of Forests, Parks and Recreation. This talk will present findings from over 25 years of monitoring forest trees and plant life in the state. Admission by Donation. For more info & to register, call 229-6206.

MADMAN3 at Positive Pie, 22 State St. 10PM. Electronic / GA. $5.00. Madman3 creates sonic pulsations to take you on flights of exploratory fancy and full-body dancing abandon.

Randolph

Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great, Comes Alive as Part of Chandler’s Daytime Performance Series at Chandler Center for the Arts, 71-73 Main St. 10AM. Judy Blume’s poignant children’s novel comes alive in a sparkling musical rendition at the Chandler Center for the Arts. For more info, contact Chandler Operations and Box Office Manager Emily Crosby at 728-6464, visit chandler-arts.org.

Saturday, January 27

Barre

Good Old Time Hockey at the BOR Ice Rink, 25 Auditorium Hill. 5:45-7:15PM. Participating players may be highly skilled or beginners, older or younger, female or male. For info and to register, contact Good Old Time Hockey, c/o J. Milne, P.O. Box 32, Barre, VT 05641, info@sanisportservice.com, or call 399-2688 (work), (480) 980-5547 (cell).

Calais

Jenn and John (singer-songwriter) at the Whammy Bar, 31 W. County Rd. 7:30PM. Free.

Hyde Park

2018 Vermont Maple Conference at Lamoille Union Middle School, Hyde Park (736 VT Rte. 15). Registration at 7:30AM; program at 8:15AM. The annual conference is open to producers with any size operation as well as those interested in becoming a sugarmaker. Registration is $10 for VMSMA members, $40 for non-members and $5 for students. Lunch costs an extra $15. To register go to www.vermontmaple.org/maple-conferences.

Montpelier

Cajun Band Chaque Fois Plays at Spice on Snow Festival! At the American Legion Hall, 21 Main St. 3:45-5PM. Admission: $5. Join Chaque Fois at the American Legion Hall to hear them in a Cajun round robin with David Greely and Blake Miller.

Norwich

Contradance with Coach & Caller David Kaynor at Tracy Hall, 300 Main St. 8PM-11:00PM. Community potluck 5:30PM-6:30PM; Family dance 6:30PM-7:30PM (separate admission fee); all welcome – no partner or experience needed. Please bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. $10/adults, $6/students; under 16 free! Event is sponsored by Muskeg Music; more info at uvdm.org. Pot-luck snacks at the break – please bring finger food to share!

Randolph

Safe Sitter ® Babysitting Course for students in grades 6 through 8 in the Gifford Conference Center 44 South Main St. 9AM-2PM. Filled with fun games and role-playing exercises, this instructor-led class even uses manikins to practice rescue skills like choking rescue. Topics covered include safety, first aid and rescue, child care, and life and business skills. $25/person (some scholarships are available) and pre-registration is required. Students should bring their own lunch. For more info and to register visit www. Giffordhelathcare.org “Events and Classes,” or call/email Jenny Davis at 728-2274; jldavis@giffordmed.org.

Trans Scripts Part 1: The Woman. Vermont Pride Festival at Chandler presents Paul Lucas’ groundbreaking play Trans Scripts, Part I: The Women in a staged reading, to benefit GLAD’s transgender-rights project across New England. Each of the seven characters’ stories deftly intertwines with the others, the actors baring their souls to present the experiences of the interviewees, as told in the interviewees’ own words. The one-act production will be followed by a talkback including Mr. Lucas and the actors, and then a reception to meet and greet the playwright and the actors. General admission: adults $20 advance, $22 day of; students $15 advance, $17 day of Tickets: 802-728-6464 or online at www.chandler-arts.org.

Sunday, January 28

Montpelier

Advanced Cancer Support Group at the Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St. 4-6PM. 223-2518. Individuals and families living with incurable or advanced cancer are invited to meet to talk openly about concerns and interests. Questions? Contact Theresa at the CVMC Cancer Center: 225-5449. Free and open to the public.

Woodstock

Snowshoe Woodstock with Green Mountain Club. Appalachian Trail. Rte. 12 to Winturi Shelter. Round-trip excursion will be either a hike or snowshoe depending on the trail conditions. This segment of the LT consists of moderately rolling hills through the woods of Windsor County. Reaching the destination will depend on timing and trail conditions. Moderate. 8 miles. For more info and for meeting time & place, contact Michael Chernick at 249-0520 or chernick5@comcast.net.

Monday, January 29

Barre

Grow Your Business with Digital Marketing Workshop at Capstone Community Action, 20 Gable Place. 12-1PM. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to build marketing campaigns that drive action, organize these campaigns, choose advertising options to reach your target market without draining resources, and coordinate your chosen marketing venues with cohesive messaging. Pre-registration (not required, but preferred). Free. Seats may be limited, register in advance to secure yours. Call Paige Johnson at 882-8191 to register in advance.

Tuesday, January 30

Montpelier

An Economy for All of Us: Eradicating Poverty, Building Economic Justice at the Unitarian Church Vestry. 7PM. Please join us for a workshop and discussion about how to build an economy that works for everyone, not just the billionaire class. Inspired by Martin Luther King’s Poor People’s Campaign, the panel will explore the economic systems and structures that continue to transfer real wealth from low income people to the rich. Free & open to the public.

Randolph

Special Woodshop Tour & Talk at Morgan Orchards Senior Living Community, 89 Tom Wicker Ln. 2-3PM. When Arnie Spahn moved into an apartment at Strode Independent Living he brought his woodshop with him! Join us for a special Woodshop Tour & Talk. Seating is limited—to reserve space call 728-7888.

Wednesday, January 31

Barre

Growing Old(er) Together, Your Financial Future Wills, Power of Attorney, Life Insurance and Retirement savings at Capstone, 20 Gable Place. 6-7:30PM. Do you have your financial ducks in a row? Learn how to work with your partner with instructors Liz Scharf and Margaret Ferguson, accredited financial counselors. Free. For more info & to register, call 477-5215 or email lscharf@capstone.org.

Journaling Through Grief at Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice, 600 Granger Rd. 4PM-5:30PM. See Jan. 24th listing for more info. or contact Diana at 224-2241 or dmoore@cvhhh.org.

Montpelier

Full Moon Snowshoe Hikes at the North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm St. 7PM-8:30PM. $5/member, $10/nonmembers. Under a full moon, let’s snowshoe. Night activities will illuminate how wildlife survives the long nights of winter. Snowshoes and hot chocolate provided. For more info & to register, call 229-6206.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Program Presents The Mueller Investigation and 2018 Politics at the Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St. 1:30PM. Journalist Garrett Graff, author of the book, The Threat Matrix: Inside Robert Mueller’s FBI and the War on Global Terror, will discuss the unfolding investigation of Russia’s role in the last election, and its impact on current national politics. For more info, contact Grace Greene at gracewgreene@comcast.net.

Northfield

Reception for The Design-Build Studio: Crafting Meaningful Work in Architectural Education, a new book edited by Assistant Professor of Architecture Tolya Stonorov at the Sullivan Museum and History Center Rotunda, 23 University Dr., Norwich University. 4PM. This event includes a pop-up exhibit of Stonorov’s original drawings from the book. Other Norwich book contributors, Associate Professor Danny Sagan, Dean of the College of Professional Schools Aron Temkin, Adjunct Professor Steve Kredell and alumnus Dan Wheeler, 2015, will be on hand to sign books and discuss their contributions. Open to the public. Free.

Waterbury

The Eleva Chamber Players at the Vermont State House in Montpelier as part of the Farmers Night Concert Series. 7:30PM. Central Vermont’s only professional string chamber orchestra will present works by Mozart, John Rutter, Michael Close and some tantalizing tangoes. Free. More info, visit www.elevachamberplayers.org.

Thursday, February 1

Montpelier

Mid-Winter Blues? with Shona R MacDougall Registered Herbalist (AHG) at the Hunger Mountain Coop. 6-7:30PM. Registered herbalist & owner of Earth Rhythm Herbal, Shona will discuss herbs to help relieve anxiety. She will go over herbs to have in your toolbox that can help you cope with stress and tension. Free. Email your contact info to info@hungermountain.coop to RSVP.

Plainfield

EarthWalk Village School Open House for Prospective Families, 123 Pitkin Rd. 9AM-12PM. Come learn about EarthWalk’s nationally recognized nature education programs. For more info and to RSVP, email anika@earthwalkvermont.org or call 454-8500.

Friday, February 2

Craftsbury

Market Gardener 2.0 at Sterling College, 16 Sterling Dr. Designed for small-scale and aspiring farmers, renowned author, farmer and educator, Jean-Martin Fortier will teach a class on successful and lucrative farming. For more info, including a full schedule of continuing education classes, or to register, please visit www.sterlingcollege.edu/snaf or call (800) 648-3591. Registration is limited.

Montpelier

Great White Sharks in Our Backyard at the North Branch Nature Center Maxham Room, 713 Elm St. 7PM. Spend an evening with Shark Biologist, Lindsay L. Graff, as she discusses the re-emerging population of Great White Sharks that are returning to our New England waters. Learn about the history behind, their vital importance to our marine ecosystems, and why we need to be supporting shark science and conservation efforts. Admission by donation. For more info & to register, call 229-6206.

Opening Reception for SHOW 23 at the Front Gallery, 6 Barre St. During Montpelier Alive’s Art Walk, Enjoy live music, light refreshments, and drinks. 4-8PM. The exhibition will showcase the latest works of the gallery’s membership of Vermont-based contemporary artists. In addition, the Front will present work by guest artist Jeanne Thurston. Based in Wolcott, Vt., Jeanne makes dynamic 3-dimensional paintings that are engaging explorations of color and movement. To learn more, visit www.thefrontvt.com.

Art Opening: Colorful Expressions by Kimberley Forney at the Cheshire Cat, 28 Elm St. 4PM-8PM. Artwork will be on display through the month of February. Colorful Expressions: Kimberlee Forney finds inspiration among the landscape, within music, animals, people and her daily experiences. For more info, visit www.cheshirecatclothing.com or call 223-1981.

Tunbridge

“Raise Your Glass” with Food & Wine Writer Warren Johnston at the Tunbridge Public Library, 289 VT-110. Johnston will speak and share samples. 7PM. Free. For more info, call 889-9404.

Waitsfield

“The Last Five Years” at the Valley Players Theater, Route 100. 7PM. Funny, honest, and intimate, and with an exuberantly romantic score, “The Last Five Years” takes a bold look at one couple’s hope that love endures the test of time. Tickets ($20) for The Last Five Years are available through the Valley Players by calling 802-583-1674 or online at www.valleyplayers.com.

Waterbury

Powerful Tools for Caregivers at the Waterbury Area Senior Center, 14 Stowe St. The class will be held over six consecutive Fridays, February 2 through March 9. 2-4PM. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is designed to provide you with the tools you need to take good care of yourself. A $30 donation to CVCOA is suggested but not required to attend the class. For more info and to register, please contact Barb Asen, Central Vermont Council on Aging’s Family Caregiver Support Coordinator, at basen@cvcoa.org or call 476-2681. Class size is limited, so register soon!

Saturday, February 3

Barre

Dabble Day at the Spaulding High School. 10AM-12:30PM. Come dabble with snow, oobleck, silly putty, building toys and more. Free, fun and messy activities for children ages birth – 6 and their families! Dabble Day is an opportunity for families to explore and play together while gathering information about local childcare services, preschool programs and healthy community services. Free refreshments provided. Every child takes home a free book!

Le Vent du Nord at the Barre Opera House, 6N Main St. 7:30PM. Considered by many Quebec’s top traditional group, Le Vent du Nord returns as part of The Barre Opera House’s TD Bank Celebration Series. Le Vent delivers catchy songs and tunes, some taken from the Québec traditional folk repertoire, and others original compositions, with impeccable musicianship, stunning vocal arrangements and dancing between verses to boot. Tickets: $18-32, with discounts for members, seniors and students. Order online at www.barreoperahouse.org or call the Barre Opera House at 802-476-8188.

Craftsbury

Market Gardener 2.0 day 2 at Sterling College, 16 Sterling Dr. See Feb. 2nd listing for details or visit www.sterlingcollege.edu/snaf or call (800) 648-3591. Registration is limited.

Houghtonanny and Potluck at the Music Box, 147 Creek Rd. 6PM. Led by Don Houghton, the idea is for folks who enjoy singing in a group, accompanied by acoustic instruments, to come together, sit in a circle, and share ideas for songs that the whole group would enjoy singing together. If you’d like to bring your guitar, banjo, bass fiddle or any other instrument to the event, it’ll be welcome. This will be a potluck, so bring something to share! The Music Box will have coffee, tea, cider, cookies, cheese and crackers! Free. Donations always accepted. For more info, call 586-7533.

E. Montpelier

Orchard Valley Winter Faire at the Orchard Valley Waldorf School, 2290 VT Route 14 North. 10AM-2PM. Join us for this beautiful day of activities promoting peace, love, and joyful embrace of community on our East Montpelier campus. Weather-permitting, we’ll have horse-drawn sleigh rides through the fields! Storytelling and puppet shows, crafts, a bonfire, and our ever-popular Cake Game! Yummy lunch and snacks in our café, too. No admission charge; fees for activities.

Montpelier

Capital City Farmers Market Indoor Season at the Montpelier City Center, 89 Main St. 10AM-2PM. The Capital City Farmers Market is now in downtown Montpelier all year long. Join us and shop from local farms, food producers, and crafters. Find fresh, seasonal food all winter long. For more info, visit www.montpelierfarmersmarket.com.

Romantic Voices at the Unitarian Church of Montpelier, 130 Main St. 7:30PM. Anchored by the soaring and passionate Mendelssohn Piano Trio no. 1, this program explores music from the 19th century Romantic era and also neo-romanticism as it was revived in the 20th century. Two pieces by Erich Korngold demonstrate his versatility as both a film and theater composer (the Suite for violin and piano was originally written for a production of Much Ado About Nothing) and also writing art song.

Northfield

Dried Flower Wreath Class at Lightfoot Farm, 540 Davis Ave. Ext, Northfield Falls. 9:30-11:30 am. $25 includes class and materials, call Carol at 485-7444 to register.

Richmond

French Canadian Supper at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church Hall, 64 West Main St. 5PM. Pea Soup, Meat Pie, Mashed Potatoes, Dessert, Beverages, etc. $12 suggested donation to benefit the charities of Rosary Council of the Knights of Columbus 4684. For info call 434-2521(daytime).

Stowe

Green Mountain Club Snowshoe Stowe Pinnacle. Moderate. 3.6 miles. Beautiful views of Mansfield and the Green Mountains. Hike will be followed by optional lunch in Waterbury or Stowe. We will use snowshoes or microspikes depending upon conditions. Contact Steve or Heather Bailey, 622-4516 or stevecbailey@gmail.com for meeting time and place.

Waitsfield

“The Last Five Years” at the Valley Players Theater, Route 100. 7PM. Funny, honest, and intimate, and with an exuberantly romantic score, “The Last Five Year”s takes a bold look at one couple’s hope that love endures the test of time. Tickets ($20) are available through the Valley Players by calling 583-1674 or online at www.valleyplayers.com.

Waterbury

Annual Sock Hop at the Harry N. Cutting Legion Auxiliary, 16 Stowe St. DJ 7-11PM. Doors open 6pm. Music by Don Sachette. A Malt Shoppe will be selling food.

Sunday, February 4

Hyde Park

Northeast Fiddlers Assoc. Monthly Jam at the VFW, Rte. 15. 12PM-5PM. Fiddlers & public welcome. Local foodshelf donations welcome too. For more info, contact Bill Cameron at 431-3901.

Montpelier

Ice On Fire at the North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm St. 2PM-5PM. Suggested Donation is $5/family, $3/adult, and $1/child. Come one, come all to Ice on Fire, a celebration of the warmth of community in the depth of winter with song, theater, stories, winter games and great food. It begins at 2 p.m. with a puppet processional parade and opening ceremony calling in the four directions, and closes at 5 p.m. with a bonfire. Volunteers needed. For more info & to register, call 229-6206.

Northfield

American Legion Breakfast Buffet, 48 Depot Square. 8AM-11AM. 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 available after 10 a.m. Specials on Bloody Mary’s and Mimosas. $9.00 adults, $4.00 children under 10. Open to the public.

Plainfield

Dance, Sing, and Jump Around! A Family Dance for All Ages at the Plainfield Town Hall Opera House, 18 High St. 3-4:30PM. Circle and line dances and singing games, all taught and called. Live traditional music. All dances taught and called by Liz Benjamin and Ethan Guiles. Free for children! Suggested donation: $5 per adult. NO ONE turned away. http://dancesingandjumparound.weebly.com. (see the website for how to make a tax-deductible donation!).

Waitsfield

“The Last Five Years” at the Valley Players Theater, Route 100. 2PM. Funny, honest, and intimate, and with an exuberantly romantic score, “The Last Five Years” takes a bold look at one couple’s hope that love endures the test of time. Tickets ($16) are available by calling 802-583-1674 or online at www.valleyplayers.com.

Warren

Romantic Voices at the Warren United Church. 4PM. Anchored by the soaring and passionate Mendelssohn Piano Trio no. 1, this program explores music from the 19th century Romantic era and also neo-romanticism as it was revived in the 20th century. Two pieces by Erich Korngold demonstrate his versatility as both a film and theater composer (the Suite for violin and piano was originally written for a production of Much Ado About Nothing) and also writing art song.

Monday, February 5

Montpelier

Robin’s Nest Nature Playgroup at the North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm St. 10AM-12PM. This is an outdoor playgroup for parents, caregivers, and children ages 0-5. Join us for 2 hours of spontaneous play, exploration, discovery, song, nature-inspired art, and oral storytelling. This playgroup is based entirely outdoors. For more info, call 229-6206.

 

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