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June 30th, 2015

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Wednesday, July 1
BARRE – Summer Authors at the Aldrich. Ron Thompson (Performance Psychologist). Author of On Cue: Managing Anxiety, Inviting Excellence. Milne Community Room, 6 p.m.

Summer Concerts in Currier Park. 7 p.m. Killin’ Time (Classic & Contemporary Country)

Cornerstone Pub & Kitchen Solar Shine & Dine – Part of the Barre Summer of Solar! 47 North Main St. 5:30-7 p.m. Come to the Cornerstone Pub & Kitchen for free appetizers and drinks on SunCommon and learn about the Barre Summer of Solar and the benefits of going solar at no upfront cost. Going solar together means more clean energy in Barre and more savings all around! When 10 or more Barre homes add solar before July 31, the new solar homeowners will win some great prizes, including fine dining, nights out, and a bundle of gift certificates. Contact joel@suncommon.com or 802-552-0125 for more information.

BETHEL – The Bethel Council on the Arts 2015 Season. 7 p.m. at the Bethel Band Shell. 4 Play

EAST MONTPELIER – Foot Clinic. Twin Valley Senior Center, Route 2, Blueberry Commons. Foot Clinic with CVHHH nurses. Fee $15, by cash or check to CVHHH. Call 223-3322 to make an appointment for the morning. They will tell you what to bring with you to the appointment. Then, stay for a nutritious lunch and bingo.

TVSC Barbeque Outdoors. 12:15 p.m. $4 for those 60 years and older; $5 all others. Rain? Event will be held inside. 1 p.m. – Green Mountain Gator Boys will entertain with their wonderful music. Pat Mayhew of Marshfield will play the piano and lead seniors in a wonderful sing-a-long.

MONTPELIER – The Trinity Community Thrift Store’s Summer Sale. 137 Main St. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Info: 802-229-9155

Thursday, July 2
MONTPELIER – FREE Transformational Tarot Workshop. Learn how to access your inner voice to find clarity for making major life decisions. Center for Arts and Learning. 6 p.m. RSVP to Sherri: sglebus@gmail.com, 802-224-6756, www.tarot-intuitive.com

The Trinity Community Thrift Store’s Summer Sale. 137 Main St. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Info: 802-229-9155

Village Harmony Summer Concert. Unitarian Church. 7:30 p.m.

Montpelier Meeting of the Burlington Writers Workshop. The North Branch Cafe, 41 State St. 6 p.m. This is a free writing workshop in which we’ll discuss work by two of our group’s writers. New members of all skill levels are always welcome. To register, please go to http://www.meetup.com/The-Burlington-Writers-Workshop/ and look for the date and time of this workshop.

RANDOLPH – Cinderella at Chandler Center for the Arts. 71-73 North Main St. 7 p.m. An all-star cast of more than 100 youth from Central Vermont and the Upper Valley presents this classic tale with music by Richard Rodgers, book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein.Reserved seating: Adults $19.25, students $12.75. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased by calling the Chandler box office at 802-728-6464 weekdays from 3-6 p.m. For more info visit www.chandler-arts.org.

Friday, July 3
EAST MONTPELIER – Death Cafe. Twin Valley Senior Center, Route 2, Blueberry Commons. 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your own lunch or buy a nutritious lunch at the center $4. Confidential, no agenda, no speeches, speak if you would like about death or listen, no pressure from anyone. Free and everyone is welcome.

GREENSBORO – Village Harmony Summer Concert. United Church. 7 p.m. Fireworks following.

MONTPELIER – Montpelier Community Day & Parade, Vermont History Museum, 109 State St. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Join us for a free community day as part of the Montpelier July 3 festivities. The museum will be free & open for all visitors. Kids and families can make tissue paper flower crowns to wear for the day. We’re also seeking members of the community to join us in marching in the Montpelier July 3 parade. We’ll be dressing up in 1970s throwback clothing in celebration of our Vermont 1970s project. Check in at the museum that day for more details.

Downtown Montpelier July 3rd. Family-friendly activities including vendors, music, dance demonstrations, Zumba dance, kid’s zone, pool party, street dances, our famous parade and much, much more! Finish off your day by watching our amazing fireworks from the State House Lawn! Free for everyone! For more information, call 802-223-9604 or email events@montpelieralive.org

The Trinity Community Thrift Store’s Summer Sale. 137 Main St. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Info: 802-229-9155

10th Annual Montpelier Mile Road Race. Kick off to the Montpelier Independence Day Parade! Classic 1-mile race through historic Montpelier in front of thousands of spectators. All ages welcome! Prizes and purses to top 5 finishers in overall men’s and women’s fields. Prizes for course record breakers! Ribbons for kids winners! Proceeds will be donated to Montpelier Rotary Club. Day of race registration and number pick up in front of People’s United Bank at 112 Main St., beginning at 3:45 p.m. under the Onion River Sports tent. Preregister at Runreg.com and don’t forget the Dash for Cash! First man and woman who make it to the corner of State and Main win $50! For additional information about registration and all other inquiries, please contact Tristan at Onion River Sports at 802-229-9409.

Live Music at Positive Pie: Afinque. 22 State St. 10 p.m. Salsa & Afro-Cuban / GA / 5. Afinque (ah-feen-keh) is a 12-piece classic salsa y salsa dura band from Burlington. Afinque pays tribute to the sound of nyc’s palladium and fania eras.

RANDOLPH – Randolph Fireworks Show starts when it’s dark. The event takes place on Stock Farm Road off Route 66 at “The Pit” approximately 1.5 miles on the left once you turn onto Stock Farm Road. Look for the helpful fireman volunteers on the road doing traffic control. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for children under the age of 12. The rain date is July 4. Food and other items are on sale beginning at around 5 p.m. Donations are gladly accepted.

Cinderella. 7 p.m. Come to Chandler Center for the Arts for the last performance of this magical fairy tale, with more than a touch of hilarity, and full of timeless enchantment. (See full listing on July 2.)

TUNBRIDGE – Vermont Morgan Heritage Days. Tunbridge Fairgrounds. This three-day extravaganza is packed with events designed to showcase the beauty and versatility of Vermont’s state animal, the Morgan Horse. There is something for all ages, and all disciplines. Come join us – to compete, to watch, to learn, or simply to enjoy the majesty of the beautiful Morgan horses. 8 a.m. – Open Dressage Competition. 6 p.m. – Vermont Morgan Breeders’ Futurity In-Hand Competition.

Saturday, July 4
CABOT – Cabot’s Annual 4th of July Celebration. Parade at 11 a.m. Rummage & Yard Sale at Cabot School Gym 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Chicken BBQ at noon on rec field. Live music.

NORTHFIELD – July 4 Patriotic Bell Concert. 1 p.m. George Matthew, Jr. performs an all-American program on Norwich University’s Charlotte Nichols Greene Memorial Carillon in honor of our nation’s Independence Day. Bring a picnic! Free admission with free and accessible parking. The concert will be followed by a tour of the bell tower and a demonstration.

RANDOLPH – Randolph 4th of July Parade. 10 a.m. This year’s theme is “America the Beautiful!” and floats and marchers will be decked in patriotism! See who will be the 2015 Parade Princess.

Cinderella. 7 p.m. Come to Chandler Center for the Arts for the last performance of this magical fairy tale, with more than a touch of hilarity, and full of timeless enchantment. (See full listing on July 2.)

TUNBRIDGE – Vermont Morgan Heritage Days. Tunbridge Fairgrounds. 8 a.m. – Morgan Horse Show, includes Junior/Amateur classes and some open classes.

WORCESTER – Best Fourth of July Celebration in Central Vermont! Bring your family and friends to the Worcester 4th of July Parade, starting at 4 p.m. The Worcester Rangers Snowmobile Club will have a float in the parade and will also be selling raffle tickets with prizes that include a kayak, chainsaw, cord of wood, and more. Fireworks at dusk.

Sunday, July 5
NORTHFIELD – Northfield’s American Legion Breakfast Buffet. 8-11 a.m. $8 adults, $4 children under 10. Eggs & Omelets made to order, Chipped Beef on toast, pancakes, French toast, bacon, sausage, home fries, fruit, juice, coffee, tea.

RANDOLPH – Cinderella. 2 p.m. Come to Chandler Center for the Arts for the last performance of this magical fairy tale, with more than a touch of hilarity, and full of timeless enchantment. (See full listing on July 2.)

TUNBRIDGE – Vermont Morgan Heritage Days. Tunbridge Fairgrounds. 8 a.m. – Open ADS Carriage Driving Competition. Noon – Justin Morgan Performance Competition. Morgan Trotting Races held throughout the day

Tuesday, July 7
MONTPELIER – Mountaineers play ball with Vermont Historical Society! VHS will be throwing out the first pitch at the Vermont Mountaineers baseball game on Tuesday, July 7 at the Montpelier Recreation field at 6:30 pm. Stop by for free baseball cards and be sure to take a chance on the 50/50 raffle. Special treat: see a Baseball in Vermont exhibit featuring Vermont’s baseball teams that played from after the Civil War to present-day. Call (802) 479-8516.

Panel Discussion on Senior Driving. MSAC, 58 Barre St. 1-3 p.m. Join us for a panel discussion on senior driving issues, focusing on the decision to give up driving. Panelists include Jeane Kern from CVCOA, Patrick McManamon, highway safety specialist for the Vermont DMV; Dave Peters, safe driving instructor for AARP; Dan Goodman, traffic safety specialist for AAA Northern New England; Tawnya Kristen, GMTA community relations manager, Heather Kralik, director of Onion River Exchange; and MSAC members Margaret Harmon and Jamie Cope. The discussion is free and open to the public, and all are encouraged to attend and bring their questions. No signup necessary.

RANDOLPH – 2015 Summer Concert Series on Gifford Park. 6 p.m. South Royalton Band; Grilling by Potters Angels rescue.

WATERBURY – Nature Walk with Mark Ferguson at the Waterbury Public Library: 1-2 p.m. For grades 1 and up. Rain date July 9. Please call the Library to register: 244-7036.

Wednesday, July 8
BARRE – Authors at the Aldrich. Curtis Whiteway – World War II Veteran. Author of Brave Men Don’t Cry: The World War II Memoirs of a Veteran of the 99th Infantry Division Recognized as a Liberator of a Concentration Camp. 6 p.m. in Milne Community Room.

Summer Concerts in Currier Park. 7 p.m. Dana & Susan Robinson (Appalachia Folk)

BETHEL – The Bethel Council on the Arts 2015 Season. 7 p.m. at the Bethel Band Shell. John Lackard Blues Band

MIDDLESEX – Summer Concert Series at the Andy Shapiro-Martha Pellerin Memorial Bandstand. 6:30 p.m. Free. Tammy Fletcher and the Disciples.

MONTPELIER – 5 Mistakes Making Your Pet Sick and the Easiest Changes for a Healthier Pet Now with Christine Sullivan, Holistic Animal Healer. Hunger Mountain Coop community room. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Learn the most common mistakes pet parents unknowingly make and how to correct them. You’ll also learn about natural home remedies for the most common ailments and gain confidence in making better choices for your pet’s health and your peace of mind. Please note: This class is not a substitute for veterinary care. Please pre-register: sign up on the Coop workshop bulletin board or contact us at 223-8000 x202 or info@hungermountain.coop

WATERBURY – Wednesday Crafty Afternoons. Waterbury Public Library. 1-2:30 p.m. Ages 7 to 11. Call or check our website for the craft of the week. Please call the Library to register: 244-7036.

Thursday, July 9
ADAMANT – Baker Street the Sherlock Holmes Musical presented by QuarryWorks. July 9-12 and July 16-19. Thursday, Friday, Saturday shows at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

BARRE – Central VT GRASP Support Group. The first Central VT GRASP peer led support group will be held from 6-8 p.m. This group is for those grieving the loss of a family member or friend due to a substance(s). Substances can be anything from alcohol to heroin. Pre-register by contacting Amanda Mills-Brown at amandamillsbrown@yahoo.com or 802-272-0309 or 802-433-6699. Info at www.grasphelp.org

EAST MONTPELIER – Red Cross Blood Donation. Twin Valley Senior Center, Route 2, Blueberry Commons. TVSC will host the American Red Cross Blood Drawing from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Register today at REDCROSSBLOOD.ORG and give the gift of life! All blood donors will be entered to win a pair of Red Sox Tickets.

GREENSBORO – Chicken Pie Supper. St. Michael’s Church, Greensboro Bend. Servings at 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Chicken Pie, Casseroles, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Rolls, Pie and Beverage. $10; Under 8 $5. Info: St. Michael’s Altar Society 533-2615.

MONTPELIER – The Ellis Mills Brown Bag Summer Concert Series. Come and groove to world class didgeridoo master Pitz Quattrone and the Freelancers! Bring your lunch and chill out at the courtyard of Christ Church Episcopal, 64 State St. Noon. Free to all.

TUNBRIDGE – “Good Old Fashioned Dog Shows.” Turnbridge Fairgrounds. The Green Mountain Dog Club & the Woodstock Dog Club will be sponsoring an Official AKC Event. Conformation Classes with Best In Show; Companion Events, Obedience & Rally, for both purebred and mixed breed dogs. Best Puppy & Best Veteran. Dog Show Tours, A variety of vendors, Ice Cream Social Thurs & Fri. BBQ & Live Music Sat.

Friday, July 10
ADAMANT – Baker Street the Sherlock Holmes Musical presented by QuarryWorks. July 9-12 and July 16-19. Thursday, Friday, Saturday shows at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

MONTPELIER – Charlotte’s Web! adapted from EB White’s classic tale. Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main St. Shows at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Lost Nation Theater presents the culminating project of our two-week summer Theater Production Camp: Charlotte’s Web! Join Wilbur, Fern, Charlotte, and all your favorite characters in LNT’s one-act adaptation incorporating choral speaking, physical theater, original songs, and broad characterizations. An ensemble performance from aspiring professionals age 9 and up. It’s Theater FOR Kids BY Kids! $10 ($5 for ages 11 & under – including toddlers). Info & Tickets: 802-229-0492 or www.lostnationtheater.org

Birding the Groton State Forest Rail Trail with North Branch Nature Center. Target species will include a variety or warblers as well as Olive-sided Flycatcher and the Peregrine Falcons that nest on Marshfield Mtn. Pre-registration required. 6-9 a.m. Fee: $15 members, $25 nonmembers

TUNBRIDGE – “Good Old Fashioned Dog Shows.” Tunbridge Fairgrounds. The Green Mountain Dog Club & the Woodstock Dog Club will be sponsoring an Official AKC Event. Conformation Classes with Best In Show; Companion Events, Obedience & Rally, for both purebred and mixed breed dogs. Best Puppy & Best Veteran. Dog Show Tours, A variety of vendors, Ice Cream Social Thurs & Fri. BBQ & Live Music Sat.

WATERBURY – Antique Military Vehicle Show hosted by Green Mountain Military Vehicle Club. 9 a.m. Take Exit 10 off I-89 to Rt. 100 and head south to the bottom. Take a right onto Rt. 2. Rally field is 2 miles. Vehicle displays, demonstrations, trail rides, flea market, buy-sell-trade military equipment. Donation $3, $5 for family. Info: 802-272-6933.

WATERBURY CTR – Northeast Fiddlers Assoc. 50th Anniversary Celebration. Waterbury Fish & Game property, Route 100. Great music, food, and dancing. Fiddlers and public welcome. Info: Lee Deyette (802) 728-5188.

Saturday, July 11
ADAMANT – Baker Street the Sherlock Holmes Musical presented by QuarryWorks. July 9-12 and July 16-19. Thursday, Friday, Saturday shows at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

BARRE – Second Saturday: Bruce Venter & The Battle of Hubbardton. Vermont History Center, 60 Washington St. 2 p.m. The Battle of Hubbardton was perhaps the loss that saved the war for the patriots. Historian Dr. Bruce Venter is the author of a new book about the battle, recently published by History Press, and he will reveal his insight into this historic battle. Talks are included with admission to Vermont Heritage Galleries Adults $5, members free. More info at (802) 479-8500 or vermonthistory.org.

CHELSEA – Flea Market. North & South Commons. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. chelseafleamarket@gmail.com

DUXBURY – Hike Camel’s Hump with GMC. Difficult. 8+ miles. Ascend Bamforth Ridge; descend Monroe Trail. Car spot involved. Must Contact Paul DeLuca at 476-7987 or pdeluca420@msn.com.

MONTPELIER – Charlotte’s Web! adapted from EB White’s classic tale. Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main St. Shows at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Lost Nation Theater presents the culminating project of our two-week summer Theater Production Camp: Charlotte’s Web! Join Wilbur, Fern, Charlotte, and all your favorite characters in LNT’s one-act adaptation incorporating choral speaking, physical theater, original songs, and broad characterizations. An ensemble performance from aspiring professionals age 9 and up. It’s Theater FOR Kids BY Kids! $10 ($5 for ages 11 & under – including toddlers). Info & Tickets: 802-229-0492 or www.lostnationtheater.org

RANDOLPH – Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s Spellbound. Three Stallion Inn. Gates open at 5 p.m. for picnicking. Adults $15 ($20 at gate). Under age 18: free w/advance adult ticket purchase only ($5 at gate).

TUNBRIDGE – “Good Old Fashioned Dog Shows.” Turnbridge Fairgrounds. The Green Mountain Dog Club & the Woodstock Dog Club will be sponsoring an Official AKC Event. Conformation Classes with Best In Show; Companion Events, Obedience & Rally, for both purebred and mixed breed dogs. Best Puppy & Best Veteran. Dog Show Tours, A variety of vendors, Ice Cream Social Thurs & Fri. BBQ & Live Music Sat.

WATERBURY – Antique Military Vehicle Show hosted by Green Mountain Military Vehicle Club. 9 a.m. Take Exit 10 off I-89 to Rt. 100 and head south to the bottom. Take a right onto Rt. 2. Rally field is 2 miles. Vehicle displays, demonstrations, trail rides, flea market, buy-sell-trade military equipment. Donation $3, $5 for family. Info: 802-272-6933.

WATERBURY CTR – Northeast Fiddlers Assoc. 50th Anniversary Celebration. Waterbury Fish & Game property, Route 100. Great music, food, and dancing. Fiddlers and public welcome. Info: Lee Deyette (802) 728-5188.

Sunday, July 12
ADAMANT – Baker Street the Sherlock Holmes Musical presented by QuarryWorks. July 9-12 and July 16-19. Thursday, Friday, Saturday shows at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

EAST MONTPELIER – Walk Chickering Bog with GMC. Easy. 4 +/- miles. With guest expert Rose Paul, Director of Critical Lands and Conservation Science of the Nature Conservancy. Meet at 9 a.m. Contact Ken Hertz at hertzkj@gmail.com for details.

WATERBURY CTR – Northeast Fiddlers Assoc. 50th Anniversary Celebration. Waterbury Fish & Game property, Route 100. Great music, food, and dancing. Fiddlers and public welcome. Info: Lee Deyette (802) 728-5188.

Monday, July 13
MONTPELIER – AARP Smart Driver Class. MSAC, 58 Barre St. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn defensive driving techniques, proven safety strategies, and new traffic laws and rules of the road. Taught by an AARP trained instructor.Upon completion, you could receive a discount on your car insurance. $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members. For questions or to sign up, call instructor Dave Peter at 802-888-3394 or email davep@pwshift.com.

Tuesday, July 14
BARRE – Turning 65? New to Medicaire? Join CVCOA for a free workshop to learn about your Medicaire options. Central Vermont Council on Aging. 59 N. Main St. 2nd floor. 3-4:30 p.m. Call to register: (802) 479-0531.

MONTPELIER – AAA Customer Appreciation Day at Montpelier Branch. 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The #22 Team Penske/AAA Insurance Ford Fusion NSCS show car will be on display. Various prizes and a chance to win two grandstand tickets to the NH Motor Speedway Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, July 19.

Healthy Habits for a Healthier You. MSAC, 58 Barre St. 1-2:30 p.m. For centuries, we’ve know that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Join the Alzheimer’s Association Vermont Chapter to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

RANDOLPH – 2015 Summer Concert Series on Gifford Park. 6 p.m. Jennings & McComber (Green Mt Indie Folk); Grilling by Orange County Sherriff’s Dept.

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