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August 23rd, 2014

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Monday, August 18

GROTON- Movie Night. Featuring the 2013 film starting Judy Dench, rated PG-13 and based on the book by Martin Sixmith. Groton Public Library, FREE, 7 p.m. Call for title, 584-3358.

MONTPELIER- Dance Discourse. Choreographers Hanna Satterlee & Pauline Jennings share some current work and discuss with the audience. Contemporary Dance & Fitness, $10-20 sliding scale, 8:30 p.m.

Back to School with Essential Oils. Tiffany Buongiorne shows you how to use essential oils to fight germs, improve focus, sleep better, more. Hunger Mtn Coop, FREE, 5:30-7 p.m. Pre-reg. 223-8000 x202.

My Social Security Sign-Up Assistance. Get help creating an online account to securely access your personal Social Security information. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, FREE, noon-3 p.m. 223-2518.

Government Accountability Committee. Public meeting. State House, Ethan Allen Room, 10:30 a.m. Agenda available at www.leg.state.vt.us/Committee01.cfm

 

Tuesday, August 19

BARRE- Open Mike. With host John Lackard. South Side Tavern, South Main St., no cover, 9 p.m. Info. 476-3637.

My Social Security Account Sign-up. A SSA worker can help you create a free, secure online account to access your personal Social Security information. Aldrich Library, noon-3 p.m.

EAST CALAIS- The Guardsman. Unadilla Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See description 8/17.

The Doctor’s Dilemma. Festival Theatre at Unadilla, 7:30 p.m. See description 8/14.

MONTPELIER- Village Harmony. Teen world music ensemble performs music from South Africa, England, Georgia, Corsica and America. Unitarian Church, suggested admission $10/$5, 7:30 p.m.

Mesmerizing Moths. We’ll observe the dizzying variety of moths that visit our light station when the sun goes down. North Branch Nature Ctr, $3 members/$5 non, 8:30-10:30 p.m. Info. 229-6206.

Have Fun and Be Safe While Bicycling. Part of 8-part series, with classroom instruction & guided bike ride. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Info. 223-2518.

Movers and Shakers Improvisation Class. Master class with Simon Thomas-Train & Christina Jane Robson of NYC. Contemporary Dance & Fitness Studio, $18, 3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m. Info. 229-4676.

Jamie Cope Artist Talk. The distinguished artist discusses her work and current exhibit at MSAC. Public welcome. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St., FREE, 1-2 p.m. Info. 223-2518.

NORTHFIELD- Northfield Farmers’ Market. Produce, baked goods and crafts. Northfield Common, 3-6 p.m.

WILLIAMSTOWN- Board of Trustees Meeting. All are welcome. Ainsworth Public Library, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, August 20

BRADFORD- School Days Memories. Panel discussion with former Bradford students and teachers. Public welcome, bring your memories & memorabilia. Bradford Academy aud., FREE, 7 p.m. 222-4423.

BRAINTREE- Line Dancing. Beginner-friendly lessons and open dancing with Step ‘n’ Time Line Dancers of Central Vermont. Abel Mtn Campground pavilion, Mobile Acres Rd., 6:30 p.m. 728-5722.

BROOKFIELD- 1964: A Watershed Year in Vermont’s Political (and Cultural) History. Presentation by novelist Deborah Luskin. Old Town Hall, 93 Stone Rd., FREE, 7 p.m. Info. 276-3358.

CALAIS- Open Mic Night. Whammy Bar, Maple Corner Store, FREE, starts 6 p.m.

MARSHFIELD- Folk Dancing. Learn folk dances from around the world with Marshfield resident, Sue Morris. All ages and beginners welcome. Jaquith Public Library, FREE, 7 p.m. Info. 426-3581.

MONTPELIER- Permission to Be Human: Conflict & Happiness Coaches. Part of workshop series led by coaches Kathleen Moore & Ginny Sassaman. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Hayes Room, noon-1 p.m.

Partnering in Practice and Performance Class. Master class with Simon Thomas-Train & Christina Jane Robson of NYC. Contemporary Dance & Fitness Studio, $18, 3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m. Info. 229-4676.

Dog Says of Summer. Bring your dogs for a swim to benefit Central VT Humane Society. Limit two dogs per adult, rain date is 8/21. Montpelier Pool, Elm St., by donation (cash or check), 5:30-7 p.m.

Massage Clinic. Massages by Erika Peterson. 15-min. chair massages by donation, 50 min. table massages on sliding scale $25+. Montpelier Senior Activity Ctr, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 248-4115 for appointment.

Central VT Adult Basic Education Welcomes Current & Prospective Volunteers. Learn about local volunteer opportunities. CVABE Learning Center, 100 State St., 4:30-5:30 p.m. 476-4588.

STOWE- The Secret Garden. The Tony-winning musical based on the classic children’s novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Town Hall Theatre, $20/$10, 8 p.m. Info. 253-3961.

WAITSFIELD- Auditions: Concert in C Flat. Scripts available at the Joslin Memorial and Warren Library. Shows will be held in November. Valley Players Theater, 7 p.m.

 

Thursday, August 21

CABOT- BBQ Chicken Dinner. All you can eat, with salads, rolls, desserts and drinks. Takeouts available. Cabot United Church, $8 adults/$4 children, 5:30-6:45 p.m. Info. 563-2715.

CALAIS- Bob & the Trubadors. Music steeped in the magic of dreams. Whammy Bar, Maple Corner Store, no cover, 7:30 p.m.

EAST CALAIS- Love Letters. A comic and touching tale told in letters, with Sarah Brock and Brooke Pearson. Unadilla Theatre, $20 adults/$10 kids 12 & under, 7:30 p.m. Info. 456-8968.

HARDWICK- Craftsbury Chamber Players. Concert featuring works by Schubert, Hindemith and Brahms. Hardwick Town House, $25/$10 students/kids 12 & under free, 8 p.m. Info. 800-639-3443.

MARSHFIELD- Ticks! Linda Seel of VT Dept. of Health discusses the identification, life cycle & ecology of ticks, Lyme & other tick-borne diseases. Jaquith Public Library, FREE, 7 p.m. Info. 426-3581.

MIDDLESEX- Soulstice. Reggae. Nutty Steph’s, 7-10 p.m. Info. 229-2090.

MONTPELIER- Modern Technique Class. Master class with Simon Thomas-Train & Christina Jane Robson of NYC. Contemporary Dance & Fitness Studio, $18, 3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m. Info. 229-4676.

DJ Gagu. Positive Pie, 10:30pm. www.positivepie.com

Green Mountain Care Board Public Meeting. Dept. of Financial Regulation, 89 Main St., 3rd floor, 1-4pm. Info. at http://gmcboard.vermont.gov/

Member-Owner Appreciation Day. Demonstrations, free samples, chair massages, free Ben & Jerry’s from noon-6pm, raffles, and discounts for member-owners. Hunger Mountain Coop, all day.

YADA YADA YADA. Multi-media performance combining music by Fred Wilber w/ the words of slam poet Geof Hewitt & poet/playwright Gary Moore. Buch Spieler Records, Langdon St., donations, 7:30 p.m.

PLAINFIELD- What’s Up? The Sky at Night. Program with the Northeast Kingdom Astronomy Foundation. Geared to kids, fun for all ages. Cutler Memorial Library, FREE, 7:30-8:30 p.m. 454-8504.

RANDOLPH- Central Vermont Chamber Music Festival Open Rehearsal. Chandler Music Hall, FREE, 7 p.m.

STOWE- The Secret Garden. Town Hall Theatre, 8 p.m. See description 8/20.

WATERBURY- Waterbury Farmers’ Market. Produce, meats, crafts and more. Rusty Parker Park, Main St., 3-7 p.m.

WATERBURY CtR- Sight Unseen. A mega-successful artist revisits his original muse. Waterbury Festival Playhouse, advance tix $30/$26 students & seniors/$24 locals, $35 at door, 7:30 p.m. 498-3755.

 

Friday, August 22

BRADFORD- Little Women. This play faithfully follows the famous novel, interweaving the lives of the March sisters. Old Church Theater, $10/$5 students, 7:30 p.m. Info. 222-3322.

CABOT- Mayfly. Old-time New England & Appalachian music, as well as originals, with vocals, mandolin, fiddle, banjo & guitar. Cabot Public Library, 7 p.m.

CALAIS- Miriam Bernardo. Whammy Bar, Maple Corner Store, FREE, starts 7p.m.

CHELSEA- Chelsea Farmers Market. Plants, meats, baked goods, prepared foods and more. Today featuring kids selling goods that they have grown, made, or baked. North Common, 3-6 p.m.

EAST CALAIS- Love Letters. Unadilla Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See description 8/21.

MIDDLESEX- Rauli Fernandez & Friends: Latin jazz, 7-9 p.m. Hollar: Jazz trio, 9:30-11:30 p.m. Nutty Steph’s. Info. 229-2090.

MONTPELIER- Funkwagon. Gospel-infused funk band from Burlington. Positive Pie, 10:30pm. www.positivepie.com

Used Musical Instrument Drop Off. Bring your instruments for Saturday’s sale. Sellers receive 80%, 20% benefits scholarships through Central VT Share the Music. Bethany Church, drop off 4-7 p.m.

RANDOLPH- Jeremiah McLane & Annemieke Spoelstra. Accordion and piano concert, presented by Central VT Chamber Music Festival. Chandler Downstairs Gallery, by donation, 7 p.m.

STOWE- The Secret Garden. Town Hall Theatre, 8 p.m. See description 8/20.

WATERBURY CENTER- Sight Unseen. Waterbury Festival Playhouse, 7:30 p.m. See description 8/21.

WILLIAMSTOWN- Williamstown Flea Market & Farmers Market. Pump & Pantry, No. Main St., 3-6 p.m. 433-5908/433-1052.

 

Saturday, August 23

BARRE- Barre Farmers Market. Fresh produce, baked goods, meats, more. At VT Granite Museum, Jones Bros. Way, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

UPS Golf Tournament. Benefits Green Mountain United Way. Everyone welcome. Barre Country Club, starts 11:30 a.m. Info./registration at www.gmunitedway.org or e-mail randytullar@gmail.com.

BRADFORD- Little Women. Old Church Theater, 7:30 p.m. See description 8/22.

CRAFTSBURY- Mayfly. Old-time New England & Appalachian music, as well as originals, with vocals, mandolin, fiddle, banjo & guitar. The Music Box, 8 p.m. Info. 586-7533.

DUXBURY- Godstock. Special worship 10:30-11:30 a.m.; live music by Christian artists noon-8 p.m.; campfire 8-10 p.m. All ages. Green Mtn Community Alliance Church, Rte 100, FREE. 244-7418.

EAST CALAIS- The Legacy of Marcel Marceau. A tribute by Circus Smirkus founder, Rob Mermin. One night only! Unadilla Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Info. 456-8968 or www.unadilla.org.

MARSHFIELD- Bake Sale. Canned goods, baked goods & produce in season. Christ Covenant Anglican Church, Creamery St., 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

MIDDLESEX- Rauli Fernandez & Friends. Nutty Steph’s, scattered sets 6 p.m.-midnight. Info. 229-2090.

MONTPELIER- Capital City Farmers Market. Produce, meats, baked goods, prepared foods and more. 60 State St., 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

18th Annual Used Musical Instrument Sale. All sales benefit music scholarships through Central VT Share the Music. Instruments to sell can be dropped off Friday. Bethany Church, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

PLAINFIELD- Auditions: Born Here Tonight. Seeking community members of all ages for original musical by local historian Linda Goldberg. Plainfield Coop, 2-4 p.m. Info. 225-6471.

RANDOLPH- Central VT Chamber Music Festival Concert for Kids. A 45-min. concert followed by ice cream social with the artists. Chandler Music Hall, $6 at door, 7 p.m. Info. 728-6464.

STOWE- The Secret Garden. Town Hall Theatre, 8 p.m. See description 8/20.

WATERBURY- Dan Boomhower. Performing piano-vocals of all styles. The Cider House BBQ & Pub, Rte 100, 6-9 p.m.

WATERBURY CENTER- Sight Unseen. Waterbury Festival Playhouse, 7:30 p.m. See description 8/21.

WEST FAIRLEE- Old Home Days and Art Show. Crafts, live music, bounce house, food and more. West Fairlee Church, Rte 13, starts 9 a.m., auction at noon, chicken BBQ by donation at 3 p.m.

WOODBURY- NRA Youth Hunter Education Day. Includes firearms, archery, wildlife ID, navigation & more. Buck Lake Conservation Camp, FREE, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Pre-register by 8/19 at 828-1193.

 

Sunday, August 24

BRADFORD- Little Women. Old Church Theater, 4 p.m. See description 8/22.

PLAINFIELD- Auditions: Born Here Tonight. Plainfield Coop, 2-4 p.m. See description 8/23.

RANDOLPH- Central Vermont Chamber Music Festival Matinee Concert. Feat. works by Beethoven, Kodaly, Respighi and Debussy. Chandler Music Hall, $25/students free, 4 p.m. Info. 728-6464.

ROCHESTER- Joan Landis & Tracy Winn. Reading as part of the annual literary arts series. Refreshments to follow. BigTown Gallery, FREE, 5:30 p.m.

WAITSFIELD- Auditions: Concert in C Flat. Scripts available at the Joslin Memorial and Warren Library. Shows will be held in November. Valley Players Theater, 5 p.m.

 

Monday, August 25

GROTON- Book Discussion: “Philomena: A Mother, Her Son, and a Fifty-Year Search” by Martin Sixmith. Part of Page-to-Screen Summer Series, copies available at the library. Groton Public Library, 7 p.m.

MONTPELIER- Welcome Back Technique Bootcamp. With Hannah Satterlee, for intermediate to advanced dancers. Contemporary Dance & Fitness Studio, $16, 3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m. Info. 229-4676.

Foot Care Clinic. CVHHH nurses clip/file toenails, clean nail beds & lotion the feet. Arrive 15 minutes early. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St., $15, 1-4 p.m. Call 223-2518 for appointment.

 

Tuesday, August 26

BARRE- Open Mike. With host John Lackard. South Side Tavern, South Main St., no cover, 9 p.m. Info. 476-3637.

BERLIN- Red Cross Blood Drive. All eligible donors are encouraged to drop in or make an appointment at 1-800-RED-CROSS. Central Vermont Medical Center, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

MONTPELIER- Summer Bug Walk. We’ll catch & observe the most abundant group of animals at NBNC. Bring a net. North Branch Nature Ctr, $3 members/$5 non, arrive anytime 3:30-5 p.m. Info. 229-6206.

Have Fun and Be Safe While Bicycling. Part of 8-part series, with classroom instruction & guided bike ride. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Info. 223-2518.

NORTHFIELD- Northfield Farmers’ Market. Produce, baked goods and crafts. Northfield Common, 3-6 p.m.

 

Wednesday, August 27

BRAINTREE- Line Dancing. Beginner-friendly lessons and open dancing with Step ‘n’ Time Line Dancers of Central Vermont. Abel Mtn Campground pavilion, Mobile Acres Rd., 6:30 p.m. 728-5722.

CALAIS- Mary Go Round. Whammy Bar, Maple Corner Store, FREE, starts 7p.m.

MARSHFIELD- Myths of the Summer Constellations. Kelley Hunter shares stories about the stars. All ages welcome. Jaquith Public Library, FREE, 6:30 p.m. Info. 426-3581.

MONTPELIER- Monarch Butterfly Tagging. Catch, tag & release migrating monarchs. Bring a net if you can. North Branch Nature Ctr, $3 members/$5 non, come any time 3:30-5 p.m. 229-6206.

Welcome Back Technique Bootcamp. Contemporary Dance & Fitness Studio, 3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m. See description 8/25.

STOWE- The Secret Garden. Town Hall Theatre, 8 p.m. See description 8/20.

 

Thursday, August 28

CALAIS- Broken String. Whammy Bar, Maple Corner Store, FREE, starts 7 p.m.

EAST CALAIS- Love Letters. Unadilla Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See description 8/21.

MIDDLESEX- Andric Severence. Raucous piano. Nutty Steph’s, 7-10 p.m. Info. 229-2090.

STOWE- The Secret Garden. Town Hall Theatre, 8 p.m. See description 8/20.

WATERBURY- Waterbury Farmers’ Market. Produce, meats, crafts and more. Rusty Parker Park, Main St., 3-7 p.m.

 

Friday, August 29

CHELSEA- Chelsea Farmers Market. Plants, meats, baked goods, prepared foods and more. North Common, 3-6 p.m.

EAST CALAIS- Love Letters. Unadilla Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See description 8/21.

MONTPELIER- Afinque. Fun, energetic salsa by this 10-14 piece Burlington band. Positive Pie, 10:30pm. www.positivepie.com

SOUTH BURLINGTON- Reed-Fest. Concert to raise funds for the family of the late Jason Reed of Montpelier. Venue Nightclub, $16.50 advance/$20 at door, doors 8:30 p.m., starts 9 p.m. Tix 802-863-5966.

STOWE- The Secret Garden. Town Hall Theatre, 8 p.m. See description 8/20.

WATERBURY CTR- Lawn Fest. A variety of slightly used items, plus two antique quilts from the 1800s. Set ups available. Waterbury Center Community Church, Rte 100, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Info. 244-8089.

WILLIAMSTOWN- Williamstown Flea Market & Farmers Market. Pump & Pantry, No. Main St., 3-6 p.m. 433-5908/433-1052.

 

Saturday, August 30

BARRE- Barre Farmers Market. Produce, baked goods, meats & more. At VT Granite Museum, Jones Bros. Way, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Cars and Coffee. Just bring your antique/exotic/hot rod or other nice car, grab a free cup of coffee and talk cars. No judging, no fees, no rules. Twin City Lanes, Barre-Montpelier Rd., 7-10 a.m. 229-8666.

BOLTON- Benefit 5K. Benefits Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports. Also, free kids fun dash. Bolton Valley Resort $30/$20 ages 18 & under, check in by 8 a.m., starts 9 a.m. Pre-register at Active.com

Hop Jam. Features a variety of live music, food, and top quality beer from a number of Vermont breweries. Bolton Valley Resort, $40 advance/$50 at door, noon-8 p.m. Tix at http://vthopjam.com

EAST CALAIS- Love Letters. Unadilla Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See description 8/21.

MARSHFIELD- Bake Sale. Canned goods, baked goods & produce in season. Christ Covenant Anglican Church, Creamery St., 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

MONTPELIER- Capital City Farmers Market. Produce, meats, baked goods, prepared foods and more. 60 State St., 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Dragun Ban Concert. Meaning “white dragon” in Irish, this five-person band from Montreal plays traditional Celtic and Celtic-inspired music. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 11:30 a.m.

NORTHFIELD- Breakfast Buffet. Eggs to order, chipped beef, pancakes, french toast, bacon, sausage & more. American Legion, Depot Square, $9/$4.50 kids under 10, 7-11 a.m.

STOWE- The Secret Garden. Town Hall Theatre, 8 p.m. See description 8/20.

WATERBURY- Dan Boomhower. Performing piano-vocals of all styles. The Cider House BBQ & Pub, Rte 100, 6-9 p.m.

WATERBURY CTR- Lawn Fest. Waterbury Center Community Church, Rte 100, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. See description 8/29.

 

Sunday, August 31

NORTHFIELD- Breakfast Buffet. American Legion, 7-11 a.m. See description 8/30.

RANDOLPH- New World Festival. Annual celebration of Celtic and French Canadian heritage, feat. 70+ musicians. Chandler Music Hall & other downtown sites, noon-11 p.m. www.NewWorldFestival.com

WATERBURY CTR- Lawn Fest. Waterbury Center Community Church, Rte 100, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. See description 8/29.

 

 

 

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