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September 2nd, 2014

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Tuesday, September 2

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

MARSHFIELD- Emerald Ash Borer. We’re surrounded! Help save our ash trees! Jaquith Public Library, FREE, 6:45-7:25 p.m. walk, 7:30-8:30 p.m. talk. Info. 426-3581.

MONTPELIER- Teen Jazz Audition Bootcamp. For intermediate-advanced dancers in 9th-12th grade. Contemporary Dance & Fitness Studio, $16, 3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m. Pre-register 229-4676.

Breath Meditation for Healing. Samuel Hendrick shares simple, easy steps to revitalize your life. Hunger Mountain Coop, FREE, 5-6 p.m. Pre-register 223-8000 x202.

Social Security Lunch and Learn. Take your lunch hour to learn about Social Security and retirement benefits. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St., FREE, 12:15-1 p.m. RSVP 223-2518.

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

 

Wednesday, September 3

BARRE- The History of Rick & Roll. A Senior Day program with Allan Mackey. Enjoy music, trivia challenges, and audience participation. Aldrich Public Library, FREE, 1:30 p.m. Info. 476-7550 x303.

Meet the New State Archaeologist. Meet Jess Robinson, the new state archeologist, chat about discoveries & see the center’s brand new exhibit. Vermont Archaeology Heritage Center, 4-7 p.m. 479-1928.

MARSHFIELD- Classic Movie Night. Feat. a 1935 Hitchcock film, with discussion led by Rick Winston & Tom Blachly. Jaquith Public Library, FREE, 7 p.m. Info. 426-3581 or www.jaquithpubliclibrary.org

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. Info. 229-6206.

Taylor Street Redevelopment Community Meeting. Part of series of meetings to gather community input. Montpelier Senior Activity Ctr, 58 Barre St., 6 p.m. www.montpelier-vt.org/community/102.html

Intro to Qi Gong. Learn about this ancient Chinese healing art from licensed acupuncturist, Edward Kentish. Hunger Mountain Coop, $5 members/$7 non, 6-7:15 p.m. Pre-register 223-8000 x202.

Passive House Revolution. Screening of the film about reducing building heating and cooling energy needs to address climate change. Discussion follows. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 6 p.m. Info. 223-3338.

 

Thursday, September 4

MIDDLESEX- Jim Thomson. Raucous piano, for Bacon Thursday. Nutty Steph’s, 7-10 p.m.

MONTPELIER- Medicinal Plant Walk. Learn about local flora growing near the Coop, w/ Rebecca Dalgin. Hunger Mountain Coop, $3 members/$5 non, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Pre-register 223-8000 x202.

NORTHFIELD- Red Cross Blood Drive. Receive a coupon for free round of golf in October. Drop in or call 1-800-RED-CROSS for an appointment. Northfield High School, noon-5:30 p.m.

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

WOODBURY- Tree, Shrub & Herbaceous Plant Walk. Build your plant ID skills, learn edible & medicinal properties w/Annie McCleary. Wisdom of the Herbs School, $10/sliding scale, 4-5:30 p.m. 456-8122.

 

Friday, September 5

BARRE- DanceFest Vermont. Ten featured choreographers will present new work in these high-caliber dance performances. Barre Opera House, $20 adults/$12 students 18 & under, 8 p.m. 476-8188.

BRADFORD- Red Cross Blood Drive. Receive a coupon for free round of golf in October. Drop in or call 1-800-RED-CROSS for an appointment. Bradford Congregational Church, noon-5:30 p.m.

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

MIDDLESEX- Italian Traditional Village Dance. Learn dances from many regions of Italy. Couples, group dances, more. No partners or experience needed. Town Hall, FREE, 7-10 p.m. Info. 229-1490.

Rauli Fernandez & Friends. Latin jazz/blues. Nutty Steph’s, 7-10 p.m.

MONTPELIER- Improving Your Lipid Profile – Cholesterol and the Role of Nutrition. Workshop with Akshata Nayak, MSACN, MS. Hunger Mtn Coop, FREE, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Pre-reg. 223-8000 x202.

Laugh Local VT Open Mic Comedy Night. General public welcome to perform or watch those that do. American Legion Post #3, free/donations welcome, signups start 7:30, show 8 p.m. Info. 793-3884.

PLAINFIELD- David Wax Museum w/Rusty Belle. Mexo-Americana fusion and roots rock. Goddard College, Haybarn Theatre, $15 advance/$20 door, 8 p.m. Tickets at www.goddard.edu

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

 

Saturday, September 6

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

BERLIN- Red Cross Blood Drive. Receive a coupon for free round of golf in October. Drop in or call 1-800-RED-CROSS for an appointment. Berlin Mall, 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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

MIDDLESEX- Andric Severence. Improv piano jazz. Nutty Steph’s, 7-10 p.m.

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

Meet Montpelier’s Herptofauna. Learn about amphibians & reptiles as you explore local parks w/biologist John Jose. Hunger Mtn Coop, $10 members/$12 non/$5 kids, 1-3 p.m. Pre-reg. 223-8000 x202.

MORRISVILLE- Bingo Night. A fundraiser to support VT Lions Charities’ work in the Morrisville/Lamoille Valley area. VFW, Pleasant St., doors open 4 p.m., first game 6:30 p.m. Info. 442-0380.

PLAINFIELD- Yard Sale. Methodist Church, Main St., 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Old Home Day. 5K & fun run, 8:30 at park & ride; parade starts 11 a.m.; chicken BBQ at noon (tix: 839-8878); music by Coco & Lafe 12:30; duck race 1 p.m.; tour (1:30), Old Home Day Revue (2 p.m.) & contra dance (4 p.m.) all at Town Hall Opera House. 272-3602.

STOWE- 3rd Annual Steamroller Printmaking Workshop. No experience necessary, great for families. Stop in or stay all day. Sushi Yoshi, $20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Pre-reg. at helenday.com/steamroller

 

Sunday, September 7

BARRE- Ride Vlad the Unicorn! Benefits Universalist Church children’s programs. Food/drinks available. City Hall park, rides by donation, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Info. 522-5963 or www.rockinghorseguy.com

MIDDLESEX- Tellington Touch and Animal Therapeutic Touch Seminar. Learn the basics of animal massage, animal communication and therapeutic touch, in this workshop with Barbara Janelle. Town Hall, $75, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Pre-register at www.cvhumane.com

WASHINGTON- Raw Milk Open Barn Party. Family-friendly event w/live music, milk & cookies, farm tours, more. Farm of Milk & Honey, Doyle Rd., FREE, 1-4 p.m. 223-7222 www.ruralvermont.org.

WATERBURY- Northeast Fiddlers Association Monthly Jam & Meet. Fiddlers and public welcome. American Legion, Stowe St., donations welcome, noon-5 p.m. Info. 728-5188.

 

Monday, September 8

BARRE- Build Your Money Muscles. Capstone Community Action, 20 Gable Place, FREE, 10-11:30 a.m. Info./RSVP 477-5214 or mferguson@capstonevt.org

Red Cross Blood Drive. Receive a coupon for free round of golf in October. Drop in or call 1-800-RED-CROSS for an appointment. Barre Elks Lodge, behind Aldrich Library, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

MONTPELIER- Teen Jazz Audition. Must be in 9th-12th grade. Contemporary Dance & Fitness Studio, $20, registration starts 4:30 p.m., auditions 5 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Pre-register 229-4676.

Foot Clinic. CVHHH nurses clip and file nails, clean nail beds and lotion the feet. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St., $15, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 223-2518 for appointment & list of what to bring.

 

Tuesday, September 9

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

Author Gary Lee Miller. VT author reads from and signs his short story collection, “Museum of the Americas,” exploring mysteries of the past and of the human heart. Next Chapter Bookstore, 7 p.m.

HARDWICK- Making the Most of Your Forages. Crop Diversification & “Hay in a Day.” North Hardwick Dairy, $10 incl. lunch, 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Pre-reg. www.nofavt.org or 434-4122.

MONTPELIER-Living Against the Grain. Dr, Gregory Giasson DC, MSACN, MS discusses gluten sensitivities & alternative remedies. Hunger Mtn Coop, FREE, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Pre-reg. 223-8000 x202.

Author Discussion w/Chris Bohjalian, Jennifer McMahon & Yannick Murphy. Discussing how they create the suspense that keeps readers turning pages. Bear Pond Books, 7 p.m. 229-0774.

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

Civil Air Patrol Open House. If you are 12 to 18 years old, the Civil Air Patrol might be for you. Join us to learn more. 161 University Drive, 7 p.m. Info. capitalcomposite@yahoo.com

WILLIAMSTOWN- Williamstown Historical Society Meeting. Irene Walbridge presents on Williamstown’s Water System. W’town Historical Museum, potluck/meeting 6 p.m., presentation 7:30 p.m.

WOODBURY- Tree, Shrub & Herbaceous Plant Walk. Build your plant ID skills, learn edible & medicinal properties w/Annie McCleary. Wisdom of the Herbs School, $10/sliding scale, 4-5:30 p.m. 456-8122.

 

Wednesday, September 10

MARSHFIELD- Chili Today, Hot Tamale. Taste some hot peppers and pepper concoctions, and share recipes and tips. Get inspired for the chili cook-of on 10/5. Jaquith Public Library, FREE, 6:45 p.m.

MIDDLESEX- Eve Haslam Trio. Live jazz from the Ashville, N.C. trio. Nutty Steph’s, 6-8 p.m.

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. Info. 229-6206.

Alexander Technique Workshop: Preventing Pain & Injury/Improving Performance in Everyday Life and Work. Hunger Mtn Coop, $7 members/$9 non, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Pre-reg. 223-8000 x202.

Silent Clowns: A Celebration of Silent Film Comedians. With Rob Mermin. Montpelier Senior Activity Ctr, 58 Barre St., $5 sugg. /free for OLLI members, 1:30 p.m., or bring lunch at 12:30. 454-1234.

Crostic Puzzles: What They Are and How to Make Them. Puzzle-maker Rick Winston discusses how crostic construction works. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 6:30 p.m. Info. 223-3338.

MORRISVILLE- Christopher Bell. Performing a blend of pop, classical, blues & more, on electric cello. The Bees Knees, 7:30 p.m.

NORTHFIELD- Bike Ride with GMC Montpelier. 35-mile Randolph loop. Helmet required, bring lunch and water. Call 505-0603 or 622-0585 for meeting time and place.

 

Thursday, September 11

BARRE- Grow It! Garden Leader Workshop. Designed for community and school garden leaders. Barre City Elementary Middle School, $30, 4-7 p.m. Pre-reg. 861-4769 or www.vcgn.org

MIDDLESEX- Blue Bop. Gypsy jazz, for Mustache Bacon Thursday. Nutty Steph’s, 7-10 p.m.

MONTPELIER- Tackling Stress with Acupressure. Licensed acupuncturist Joshua Singer discusses the effects of stress & how to manage it. Hunger Mtn Coop, FREE, 6-7 p.m. Pre-reg. 223-8000 x202.

Knitting Group Info. Session. Learn about the “Knitting for Peace” group that will donate items to those in need. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St., FREE, 10-11 a.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Author Sarah Gillen. Gillen, a widely respected therapist, coach, speaker and author, discusses and signs her book, “From Hurt to Joy.” Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 6:30 p.m. Info. 223-3338.

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

Scams, Frauds & Identity Theft. Amy Schram of the Better Business Bureau will cover common scams and precautionary steps you can take. Waterbury Public Library, 6 p.m. Info./registration 244-7036.

 

Friday, September 12

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

MIDDLESEX- Rauli Fernandez & Friends. Latin jazz/blues. Nutty Steph’s, 7-10 p.m.

MONTPELIER- Rustic Overtones. Portland band blends rock, soul and funk. Positive Pie, 10:30 p.m. Info. www.positivepie.com

Reminisce Group. Drop-in group for those over 70 who want an opportunity to talk about their memories with other elders. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St., FREE, 12:45-2:15 p.m.

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

 

Saturday, September 13

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

Chad Hollister Band. Chad Hollister returns to Vermont, with special guest Kris Gruen, in a performance to benefit Prevent Child Abuse Vermont. Barre Opera House, $24-$31, 7 p.m. Info. 476-8188.

Tools and Machinery That Created the Granite Industry. A Second Saturday talk by historian Paul Wood. Vermont History Center, 2 p.m. Info. Info. www.vermonthistory.org or 828-2180.

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

MIDDLESEX- Live Jazz Singalong. With Z Jazz. Nutty Steph’s, 7-10 p.m.

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

Don’t Lose Your Teeth to Gum Disease. Carmen Reyes, HMC’s wellness manager, demonstrates techniques & products for gum care. Hunger Mtn Coop, FREE, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Pre-reg. 223-8000 x202.

Lawn and Bake Sale. Antiques, silent auction, household items, books, clothes, toys, furniture and more. Donations welcome 8 a.m.-8 p.m., 9/9-9/11. Bethany Church, 115 Main St., 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Slant Sixx. Dance band playing top hits from disco to modern pop, classic rock & more. Positive Pie, 10:30 p.m. www.positivepie.com

Ancient Pottery Vessels Workshop. Hands-on workshop w/ archaeologist Charlie Paquin. For adults & children (accompanied by adults). Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 1-3 p.m. Must pre-register at 223-3338.

“Oodles of Noodles” Spaghetti Dinner. Learn about time banking from Onion River Exchange, enjoy hors d’oeuvres & dinner from local/organic sources. MSAC, 58 Barre St., $10, 4-6 p.m. RSVP 229-1998.

WEBSTERVILLE- Barre Lions Disc Golf Community Challenge. Prizes awarded! The Quarries Disc Golf, 44 Brook St., $50 per 5-person team, register at noon, tee off 1 p.m. Info. stacycad@yahoo.com

 

Sunday, September 14

MONTPELIER- Young Adventurers Club Outing. Join GMC Montpelier on this easy adventure for families with young children. Call 229-9810 or 223-8493 for details and meeting time & place.

Lawn and Bake Sale. Bethany Church, noon-3 p.m. See 9/13.

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