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April 27th, 2018

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Wednesday, April 25

Greensboro

Mid-Week Movie: “Lady Bird” at the Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. 6PM-8PM. $5. Info: 533-2000.

Montpelier

What Are You Really Practicing? With Robert Kest, Ph.D. at Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way. 6-7:30PM. Deepening practice through exploring the many different approaches to mindfulness. Free. RSVP: info@hungermountain.coop.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Film “The Edge of Heaven” at the Savoy Theater, 26 Main St. 12:30PM-2:30PM. Explores the lives of Turks in Germany and Germans in Turkey. With subtitles. After, film scholar Rick Winston will lead a discussion. Free to OLLI members; $5 suggested donation for all others.

Waterbury

Annual Waterbury Historical Society Meeting at the American Legion, Stowe St. 5:30PM: Remembrance Dinner – Roast beef and fixings: $15. Reservations needed. Call 244-8089. 6:30PM: Business meeting & election. 7PM: Program-The Celebration of 60 years of the Waterbury Historical Society.

Thursday, April 26

Barre

Powerful Tools for Caregivers at Central Vermont Council on Aging, 59 N. Main St.,#200. This class will be held over six consecutive Thursdays through May 24th, 1:30-3:30PM. $30 donation to CVCOA suggested but not required. Reg: 476-2681.

Brand Composition 101: Learn the Importance of Creating a Well-rounded Brand with Kim Dixon, Insights, LLC at CAPSTONE Community Action 20 Gable Pl. 6PM. Free. Info& Reg: 477-5214, www.capstonevt.org.

Calais

OPEN MIC at the Whammy Bar, 31 W. County Rd. 7PM.

Jeffersonville

The Legacy Workshop, Featuring Mary Fillmore and Mickey Myers, at Bryan Memorial Gallery, 180 S VT 108. 1PM-4PM. The 3 hr interactive workshop is presented by Bryan Gallery Executive Director Mickey Myers and author and strategist Mary Fillmore. Free. Advanced registration required. To register, email Mickey@bryangallery.org. Info: 644-5100.

Montpelier

Gourmet Nut/Seed Cheese with Linda Mahns, MA at Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way. 6-7PM. Learn how to make incredibly easy recipes FROM SCRATCH. $8 members/$11 nonmembers. To RSVP: info@hungermountain.coop.

Golden Oldies: Baroque Music from the Living Woods Ensemble at 64 State Street. 12PM. Bring a bag lunch. Coffee & tea are provided. A freewill donation solicited to help with repairs to this historic building. Info: 223-3631 or visit www.christchurchvt.org.

SILENT SKY at Lost Nation Theater. 7:30PM. A play by Lauren Gunderson has us looking to the stars with dreams, determination, desire, and humor as it shares the incredible true story of boundary-shattering astronomer Henrietta Leavitt in the 1900’s. Info & Tickets: 229-0492.

Friday, April 27

Barre

Blood Drive at Barre Senior Center, 131 S. Main St. 10AM-3PM. To streamline your donation experience and save time, visit redcrossblood.org/rapidpass to complete your pre-donation reading and health history. For info, call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org to schedule appointment.

Acoustic Blue Fox, 5PM. No cover; NOS4A2 (Heavy Metal Covers), both at Gusto’s, 28 Prospect St. 9PM. 21+ $5.

Berlin

Carlin Tripp at Fresh Tracks Farm, 4373 Rte 12. 7PM-9PM. Folk-rock is coming to Fresh Tracks Farm! Enjoy a glass of wine, some local cheese, and enjoy music inspired by love and life! Free and open to all! Info: freshtracksfarm.com.

VeggieVanGo at the Central Vermont Medical Center. 9AM-11AM in conference rooms 1 & 2 in hospital’s lower level. The Vermont Foodbank’s mobile food pantry will deliver free healthy groceries. No registration is required. VeggieVanGo will also distribute food on May 25 & June 22. Info: UVMHealth.org/cvmc or vtfoodbank.org.

Calais

Big Hat No Cattle (Texas Swing) at the Whammy Bar, 31 W. County Rd. 7:30PM.

Montpelier

Keys to Kayaking: Flatwater Fundamentals with Anne Ferguson & Nancy Schulz at the Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way. 5:30PM-7:30PM. Free. For more info and to RSVP: info@hungermountain.coop.

DJ Gagu With Harder They Come at Positive Pie, 22 State St. 10PM. Electronic/$5.

SILENT SKY at Lost Nation Theater. 7:30PM. See April 26 listing.

“Roadmap to the Statehouse” at the Vermont Statehouse. 10AM-2PM. Includes a briefing on current issues and legislation affecting small farms and the communities, as well as training in effective advocacy and assistance in meeting with the participants’ legislators. Free & open to the public. Info & RSVP: www.ruralvermont.org or call 223-7222.

Randolph

Che Apalache at Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St. 7:30PM. Che Apalache is a four-man string band based in Buenos Aires with members from Argentina, Mexico, and the United States. Tickets/Info: www.chandler-arts.org, 728-6464.

Saturday, April 28

Barre

The Start of Primo Maggio at Barre’s historic Old Labor Hall, 46 Granite St. 5PM. This celebration will honor the Hall’s founding granite workers with a 2-day program of speakers and a community dinner. Both days will feature presentations about historical, labor-related topics. Primo Maggio, May 1, is International Workers’ Day. For info on events & presentations & to RSVP, visit: http://oldlaborhall.org/,email info@oldlaborhall.org, or call 479-5600.

Prescription Drug Take Back Day Pills & Capsules Only Collection at Barre City Police Department, 15 Fourth St. 10AM-2PM. Info: 223-4949 www.cvndc.org.

Berlin

Prescription Drug Take Back Day Pills & Capsules Only Collection at Kinney Drugs, Supported by Berlin PD, 800 US Rt. 302. 10AM-2PM. Info: 223-4949 www.cvndc.org.

E. Bethel

Annual Ham & Turkey Supper at East Bethel Grange Hall. 5PM-7PM. $10/adults, $5/kids 5-12. Variety show at 8:15PM. $5/adults, $3/kids.

Calais

Broken String Band (Bluegrass) at the Whammy Bar, 31 W. County Rd. 7:30PM.

Graniteville

Spaghetti Supper at the Saint Sylvester Parish Hall, 223 Church Hill Rd. 4:30PM-6PM. $10/adults, children under 11, free. Proceeds will be used for necessary maintenance projects. Takeout available by reservation. Info/reservations: 793-4944.

Hardwick

Repair Café at the Hardwick Elementary School, 135 S. Main St. 12PM-4PM. Free. Info: cvswmd.org or call (802) 229-9383 x 113.

Middlesex

Prescription Drug Take Back Day Pills & capsules only Collection at the Vermont State Police Middlesex, 1080 Rt 2. Info: 223-4949 www.cvndc.org

Montpelier

Capital City Farmers Market Indoor Season at the Montpelier City Center, 89 Main St. 10AM-2PM. For more info, visit www.montpelierfarmersmarket.com.

SILENT SKY at Lost Nation Theater. 7:30PM. See April 19 listing.

Prescription Drug Take Back Day Pills & capsules only Collection at Washington County Sheriff’s Dept., 10 Elm St. & Montpelier Police Dept., 1 Pitkin Court. 10AM-2PM. Info: 223-4949 www.cvndc.org

Northfield

Prescription Drug Take Back Day Pills & Capsules Only Collection at the Northfield Police Dept., 110 Wall St. 10AM-2PM. Info: 223-4949 www.cvndc.org

Randolph

Passing at Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St. 7:30PM.This Performance piece will investigate the theme of dying in an uplifting, illuminating, multidisciplinary collage of dancers, musicians, a soundscape, and a sculptural set. Tx/Info: www.chandler-arts.org, 728-6464.

Chicken Pie Supper by Maybelle Dumont at Our Lady of the Angels Church, 43 Hebard Hill Rd. 5PM. $12/adults, $5/children. Knights of Columbus Fundraiser. Info: 276-3014.

Sunday, April 29

Barre

Saint Monica’s Super Bingo, 79 Summer St. 10AM; past times start at 11:30AM. $3,000 in door prizes. $25 for 12 cards; extra cards: 3 for $5. Meals, snacks, & beverages available. $20 min payoff on regular games. For reservations, call 223-6623 or 476-5015 (8AM-4PM).

Artist Joelen Mulvaney Celebrates 70th Birthday with Open Studio at 36 Elm St. 2PM-6PM. Enjoy the exhibit, birthday cake, and DJLlu dance party. Info: 479-1931 or joelenmulvaney@hotmail.com.

Primo Maggio continues at the historic Old Labor Hall, 46 Granite St. See April 28 listing for more info.

Berlin

Belsher & Wood Concert at the First Congregational Church, 1808 Scott Hill Rd. 3PM. Tickets: $15. You’ll be clapping your hands and tapping your feet from their first song ‘til their last. Info & reservations: 229-9504.

Hardwick

Wolf Peaches, Poisoned Peas, and Madame Pompadour’s Underwear: the Surprising History of Common Garden Vegetable, a talk by Rebecca Rup from the Vermont Humanities Council at the Memorial Building. 7PM. Info: 472-5948.

Montpelier

SILENT SKY at Lost Nation Theater. 2PM. See April 26 listing for more info.

Randolph

Issues Play: Cross Talk at Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St. 7PM. In Maura Campbell’s play Cross Talk, directed by Richard Waterhouse, 19-year-old Grassie is just out of detox and compelled to go to a Narcotics Anonymous meeting where he meets others like him, who are trying to get through each day without picking up a drug. Tx/Info: www.chandler-arts.org, 728-6464.

Strafford

Jim Rooney, Pat Alger & Chris Brashear “Songs & Stories” at Barrett Hall, Johnson Memorial Hwy. 7PM. Grammy winning producer Jim Rooney, Hall of Fame songwriter Pat Alger and singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Chris Brashear will join forces for a great night of folk, country and bluegrass music. Tx & Info: www.mtnfolk.org, folkbloke@gmail.com.

Monday, April 30

Barre

Personal Finance Management Class at Capstone Community Action, 20 Gable Place. 6PM-7:30PM. Join Liz Scharf, AFCPE® Accredited Financial Counselor® For a free four-week class series will teach you about budgeting, debt management, credit, and your financial future-saving for retirement, college, and more. Info: 477-5215 or lscharf@capstonevt.org.

Montpelier

Robin’s Nest Nature Playgroup at 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 two hours of spontaneous play.

Info: www.northbranchnaturecenter.org, 229-6206

Stowe

Student Art Show Opening Reception at the Helen Day Art Center, 90 Pond St. 3PM-6PM. The show opens 4/30- 5/26. Stowe school students exhibit their artwork along with students from guest schools Harwood Union High, Crossett Brook Middle, and Mountain River. Info: 253-8358.

Wednesday, May 2

E. Montpelier

Bike Ride with Green Mountain Club Montpelier. Easy. 20 miles. E. Montpelier to Calais on back roads. Leave from the parking area at #10 Pond in Calais at 10 A.M. Bring a lunch. Helmet required. Contact George Plumb, 883-2313 or plumb.george@gmail.com.

Walk-Thru Wednesday at Orchard Valley, 2290 VT Rte 14. 8:30AM-10:30AM. Visit to the OVWS grades school and our mixed-age kindergarten and Farm & Forest classes. Register & Info: 456-7400.

Greensboro

Mid-Week Movie: “Zootopia” at the Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. 6PM-8PM. $5. Info: 533-2000.

Montpelier

Soul Collage with Tara Carpenter at the Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way. 5PM-7PM. Access your intuition and create a collage card with deep personal meaning that can help you with life transitions. Free. RSVP & Info: info@hungermountain.coop.

Vincent Van Gogh and the Books He Read at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St. 7PM. Art historian Carol Berry shows the profound influence of the works of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, and others on Van Gogh’s life and art. Info: 223-3338.

Randolph

“The Path to Recovery” in the Esther Marsh Room (upstairs) of the Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St. 6:30PM-7:30PM. A discussion about the treatment and recovery options available through Gifford’s Addiction Medicine team.

Thursday, May 3

Barre

Open Mic Night at Gusto’s, 28 Prospect St. 8PM. 21+.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers at Central Vermont Council on Aging, 59 N. Main St.,#200. See April 26 listing for info.

Marketing On A Shoestring: How to Communicate with Confidence an Share Your Passion and Expertise at CAPSTONE Community Action 20 Gable Pl. 6PM. Free. Info & Reg: 477-5214, www.capstonevt.org.

Greensboro

1st Thursdays Music: Jacob Schiller at the Highland Center for the Arts Hardwick Street Café, 2875 Hardwick St. 6PM-8PM. Jacob Schiller brings his blend of psychedelic folk-funk-groove to the Café for the intimate 1st Thursdays series. No cover, but please tip performers & servers. Info: 533-2000.

Montpelier

Umlaut, a New Ensemble Led by John Harrison at 64 State Street. 12PM. All welcome to bring a bag lunch. Coffee & tea provided. A freewill donation is solicited. Info: 223-3631.

Vermont Arbor Day Conference at the Vermont College of Fine Arts, 36 College St. Registration, which includes lunch and choice of four workshops, is $40 or $15 for students. Info & to register by 4/25 deadline: http://go.uvm.edu/vtarborday.

SILENT SKY at Lost Nation Theater. 7:30PM. See April 26 listing for more info.

Solar in Montpelier with Joel Rhodes, Central VT Solar Community Organizer, at Hunger Mountain Co-op, the Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way. 6PM-7PM. Learn about the latest in solar technology, new options for going solar, incentives & financing, and more. Free. RSVP & Info: info@hungermountain.coop.

Plainfield

Self-organization, Co-evolution, Resiliency and Stability with Tom Wessels at the Plainfield Town Hall Opera House, 18 High St. 7PM. Tom Wessels, a terrestrial ecologist at Antioch University New England, will talk about how ecosystems develop resilience and stability and what we can learn from natural models. Info: 426-8504.

Friday, May 4

Barre

“Age Out Loud” Fundraiser at the Barre Opera House, 6 N Main St. 7:30PM. Features NPR award winning comedic storytellers and Moth Slam producers, Susanne Schmidt and Kevin Gallagher, with live blues/rock music by The Brevity Thing. The evening will also include a silent auction.

Elizabeth Renaud (Acoustic) at Gusto’s, 28 Prospect St. 5PM-7PM. Free.

Marshfield

Young Adventurers Club Outing (YAC). Easy. 1-2 miles. Martin Bridge Park is on Rte. 2, just a few miles outside of Plainfield Village on the right hand side. Join us at 10 A.M. to explore this covered bridge. Sweet trails perfect for kiddos and their caretakers! Contact Sharon Plumb, sharon.plumb@gmail.com.

Montpelier

Soule Monde at Positive Pie, 22 State St. 10PM. Funk/$5.

Art Opening Reception at The Cheshire Cat, 28 Elm St. 4PM-8PM. Liz Paints Montpelier: See original oil paintings by Liz Le Serviget of her favorite sights around town in her whimsical, colorful style. Info: www.cheshirecatclothing.com.

SILENT SKY at Lost Nation Theater. 7:30PM. See April 26 listing for more info.

Coffee with the Council & General Manager at Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way. 9AM-10AM. 
Stop by the café with your questions or comments for the Co-op’s Council President, Scott Hess, and General Manager, Kari Bradley. Free coffee and pastries! RSVP & Info: info@hungermountain.coop.

Waterbury Ctr

Turkey Takeout Dinner at the Waterbury Center Community Church on Rt 100 next to the Cold Hollow Cider Mill. P/U between 4PM-6PM. $11. Reservations needed: 244-8089. Deliveries in the local area for people in need.

Saturday, May 5

Barre

People’s Health & Wellness Clinic’s Annual Bowl-A-Thon at Twin City Family Fun Center, 708 US-302. 1PM-3PM. Ideally, teams consist of five bowlers, and are asked to raise a minimum of $50 each for a team total of $250. There will be a 50/50 Plus raffle, and other surprise drawings. Info: 479-1229. All proceeds go directly to Clinic services.

Season Opening Extravaganza at the Vermont Granite Museum. 10AM-4PM. Come join us in making your own sculptures out of clay, PVC pipes, rigid and soft foam blocks, and cardboard, with the assistance of granite scultptors Chris Miller, Ryan Mays, and Heather Milne Ritchie! Free! Info: 476-4605.

1964 The Tribute at the Barre Civic Center, 20 Auditorium Hill. 6:15PM (doors open)-9:30PM. Rolling Stone calls them the “Best Beatles Tribute on Earth.” Info: 272-0950.

The Complaints (rock covers) 9PM. $5. 21+;DJ Guy Miller at 9:30PM. $3. 21+. Both at Gusto’s, 28 Prospect St.

Be Blessed: Montpelier Community Gospel Choir Benefit Concert for Good Samaritan Haven, Artist Lloyd Dugger at the First Presbyterian Church, 19 South Seminary St. 7PM. Performing gospel music from and inspired by the African-American tradition. Suggested donation $10/$25. Info: 778-0881, vtgospel.com.

Swing into Spring: Green Mountain Swing Benefit for Green Mountain Youth Symphony at the Old Labor Hall, 46 Granite St. 7:30PM. Green Mountain Swing, a 17-piece band will play a benefit to raise funds for the Green Mountain Youth Symphony, central Vermont’s local youth orchestra. Tickets & info: 888-4470.

Bradford

GED Testing at the Bradford Learning Center, 24 Barton St. Sign-in: 10:30AM; Test: 11AM-4PM. Info: 222-3282.

Brookfield

Pancake Breakfast at the First Congregational Church (Pond Village Church) Corner of Ridge Road & Rte 65. 7AM-11AM. All you can eat! $8/adults, $4/kids 5-10, under 4, free. Info: 276-3376 (leave a message).

Chelsea

Chelsea Senior Center’s Out of the Mud Dinner & Variety Show! Dinner. 5:30PM: Spaghetti dinner at the United Church of Chelsea, 13 N Common; 7PM: Variety show at the Chelsea Town Hall. Come & Enjoy!

E. Montpelier

Art Open House at Twin Valley Senior Center, 4583 US-2. 9AM-2PM. Featuring Art work by Jan Danziger and the Art class students. Info: 223-3322.

Greensboro

Joe Robinson at the Highland Center for the Arts Main Stage, 2875 Hardwick St. 7:30PM-9:30PM. A Unique fusion of vocally based rock, blues, jazz, and R&B. For more info, visit www.highlandartsvt.org or call 533-2000.

Groton

Hike Peacham Bog with Green Mountain Club Montpelier. Groton State forest. Easy. 5.4 miles. We’ll check out beautiful spring wildflowers along the way. Contact Phyllis Rubenstein, 793-6313 or Phyllis@PhyllisRubensteinLaw.comcastbiz.net for meeting time and place.v

Montpelier

SILENT SKY at Lost Nation Theater. 7:30PM. See April 26 listing for more info.

MadMan & Me (Progressive Trace/Rock) at Sweet Melissa’s, 4 Langdon St. 9PM.

Montpelier Kiwanis Club All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast at the Boutwell Masonic Center, 288 Gallison Hill Rd. 7AM-11AM. Tickets: $8 adults, $4 children under 12. Money raised sends Central Vermont children to summer camp!

Capital City Farmers Market at 60 State St. 9AM-1PM. The Capital City Farmers Market moves to State Street in downtown Montpelier this year. Featuring live music through September. Info: 793-8347 manager@montpelierfarmersmarket.com.

Northfield

Spring Meeting at the Brown Public Library, 93 South Main St. 9AM: Coffee hour; 10AM: Meeting; 12PM: Lunch; 1PM: Presentation. Please RSVP to Dianne Leary, 4670 Greenbush Rd, Charlotte, VT 05445. The presentation is a talk by Linda DeNeergaard on the Richardson Cemetery Restoration Project.

Randolph

Vermont Philharmonic’s Spring Concert: Haydn’s Mass in Troubled Times at the Chandler Cultural Center, 71-71 Main St. 7:30PM. The program will also include Brahms’s orchestral Variations on a Theme by Haydn, and a Scandinavian Suite for Solo Viola and Strings featuring composer Frank Foerster as soloist. Tickets & Info: www.vermontphilharmonic.com.

Sunday, May 6

Barre

Vermont Philharmonic’s Spring Concert: Haydn’s Mass in Troubled Times at the Barre Opera House, 6 N Main St. 2PM. See May 5 listing for info.

Montpelier

SILENT SKY at Lost Nation Theater. 2PM. See April 26 listing for more info.

Be Blessed: Montpelier Community Gospel Choir Concert, with Artist Lloyd Dugger at the Bethany United Church of Christ, 115 Main St. 7PM. Performing gospel music from and inspired by the African-American tradition. Suggested donation $10/$25. Info: 778-0881, vtgospel.com.

All Species Day: 29 Years Celebrating Spring at Hubbard Park, Soccerfield. 12PM. Everyone is invited! The parade leaves the park after 1pm arriving at the Statehouse 2:30 pm for the Birth of Spring Pageant, Maypole dancing and more. Mark you calendars and join us in celebrating the interdependence of all of the earth’s beauty and bounty. Info: jwalrafen@gmail.com.

Morrisville

Northeast Fiddlers Assoc. Monthly Jam & Meet at the VFW, 28 VFW St. 12PM-5PM. Fiddlers & public welcome. Local food shelf donations also welcome. Info: 431-3901.

Northfield

Breakfast Buffet at the American Legion, 48 Depot Sq. 8AM-11AM. Eggs made to order, chipped beef on toast, pancakes, French toast, hash, bacon, sausage, home fries, fruit, juice, coffee, tea, cash bar available after 10AM. Open to the public. $9/adults, $4/children under 10.

Monday, May 7

Barre

Personal Finance Management Class at Capstone Community Action, 20 Gable Place. 6PM-7:30PM. See April 30 listing for info.

Montpelier

Hunger Mountain Co-op Council Meeting at Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way. 5PM-8PM. Co-op members are invited to join the Council’s monthly meetings. Full agenda available online. Please call 262-3242 to confirm your spot.

Robin’s Nest Nature Playgroup at 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 two hours of play. Info: www.northbranchnaturecenter.org.

Tuesday, May 8

Montpelier

How to Have a Relationship with Nature, with Christopher Royer, Wilderness Guide/Facilitator, at Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way. 6PM-7:30PM. Slow down and enjoy an evening learning how to connect with the natural environment on a personal level. Free. RSVP: info@hungermountain.coop.

Wednesday, May 9

Greensboro

Mid-Week Movie: “The Florida Project” at the Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. 6PM. $5. Info: 533-2000.

Montpelier

Bike Ride with GMC Montpelier. Moderate. 26 miles. Montpelier to Moretown and return. Helmet required. Bring lunch or buy at the Moretown Store. Call Leader: Mary Garcia, 622-0585 for meeting time and place.

5 Steps to Cope with Lyme Disease
with Ragan Sheridan Royer, Yoga Therapist, at Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way. 6PM-7PM. Free. RSVP & Info: info@hungermountain.coop.

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