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July 2nd, 2016

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Wednesday, July 6
BARRE – Aldrich Public Library Summer Author Series. 6-7:30 p.m. Ron Krupp, Gardener. The Woodchuck Returns to Gardening

Concerts in Currier Park: Still Kickin. 7-8 p.m. Free. Rain location: Hedding United Methodist Church.

MARSHFIELD – Jaquith Public Library Story and Activity Time. 10 a.m. Followed by a free lunch: Kids Birth to Age 7. Fun and Games with Cassie Bickford. Learn some fun games from around the world like the Scottish game “Wee Bologna Man” and the Australian game “Wallaby, Wallaby Kangaroo” played like duck, duck, goose. We will also make some “Light up Butterflies” to take home.

The Noble Sport: Falconry with VINS. Jaquith Public Library. 6:45-8 p.m. Have you ever seen a hawk soar through the air, only to land on a person’s fist? If you’ve ever wondered how this is possible, join VINS for a family-friendly adventure in falconry! We’ll explore a sport that has fostered relationships between humans, animals, and the environment for 4,000 years. Learn how falconers train their birds of prey. Touch the equipment that keeps falconers and birds safe while they’re working together. You’ll also meet three live raptors up close!

MONTPELIER – Understanding Theta Healing with Samuel Hendrick. Hunger Mountain Coop. 6-7 p.m. Free. Come to find out about this powerful healing method and how it can help you overcome about any problem you face. Pre-register: sign up on the Coop workshop bulletin board or contact us at 223-8000 x202 or info@hungermountain.coop

Jan-Piet’s Choice, a half-hour program of music and talk. Christ Church. Noon. Free. Given by Dr. Jan-Piet Knijff, who has studied and performed world-wide. Info: 223-3631.

Capital City Band 2016 Season. Statehouse lawn. 7-8 p.m. All band instrument players are welcome to play with the band. Music can be checked out for practicing before our rehearsal at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Info: Facebook page CAPITAL CITY BAND or call Erika at 456-7054.

Thursday, July 7
ADAMANT – Mr. President…The Irving Berlin Musical presented by QuarryWorks. 7:30 p.m.

BARRE – Senior Day Series: Bird’s Eye View of Vermont – Travis Oakes will demonstrate his drone and shares his beautiful pictures of Barre and the Central Vermont area. Aldrich Public Library. 1:30 p.m.

GREENSBORO BEND – Chicken Pie Supper. St. Michael’s Church Hall, 270 The Bend Rd. Servings 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Chicken Pie, Casseroles, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Rolls, Pie and Beverage. No Reservations-Take Out Available. $10; Under 8 $5. Benefit: St. Michael’s Altar Society. Info: 472-6736

HYDE PARK – Once Upon A Mattress presented by Lamoille County Players. Hyde Park Opera House. 7 p.m. $10. Take a bit of Fractured Fairy Tales, add a healthy dollop of Spamalot, and you’ll have something that looks a lot like Once Upon A Mattress. Based on the classic tale of “The Princess and the Pea,” this show gives a new twist on an old story.

MARSHFIELD – Summer Concert Series: Cajun Double Fiddles with Katie Trautz and Alex Ellsworth. Old schoolhouse Common Gazebo. 6:30 p.m. We will have our book and bake sale and if you don’t have time to pack a picnic, the barbeque will be sizzling with hamburgers, hot dogs and veggie burgers for sale.

MONTPELIER – Brown Bag Concert Series. Christ Church Courtyard. Noon. Bring your lunch and enjoy local musicians and friends.

Intro to Embodied Mindfulness with Christyn King, Yoga Teacher, Group Facilitator, CYT. Hunger Mountain Coop. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy includes guided somatic mediation & basic yoga postures paired with self-inquiry & simple body-based mindfulness practices that you can easily integrate into your life. $8 Member-Owners/$10 Non-Members. Pre-register: sign up on the Coop workshop bulletin board or contact us at 223-8000 x202 or info@hungermountain.coop

WAITSFIELD – Great American Trailer Park Musical presented by Valley Players. 8 p.m. $18.

Friday, July 8
ADAMANT – Mr. President…The Irving Berlin Musical presented by QuarryWorks. 7:30 p.m.

HYDE PARK – Once Upon A Mattress presented by Lamoille County Players. Hyde Park Opera House. 7 p.m. $10. Take a bit of Fractured Fairy Tales, add a healthy dollop of Spamalot, and you’ll have something that looks a lot like Once Upon A Mattress. Based on the classic tale of “The Princess and the Pea,” this show gives a new twist on an old story.

STOWE – Stowe Balloon Festival. Gates open 4 p.m. This 30th annual celebration will include a children’s corner with a variety of activities (nominal fees may apply), live entertainment, delicious food and a beer and wine garden. Festival attendees are welcome to join in the fun; hot-air balloon rides are priced at $275 per person, plus tax, and advanced reservations are recommended. Tethered rides on the hot-air balloons may be available for $10 per person. Reservations are not required. Live music 5 p.m. Approximate time for Sunset Launch, 7 p.m.

WAITSFIELD – Great American Trailer Park Musical presented by Valley Players. 8 p.m. $18.

WATERBURY – Waterbury Block Party. 5:30-10 p.m. Downtown Waterbury is once again transformed into a lively outdoor art gallery and street fair. This signature summertime event, proudly hosted by Revitalizing Waterbury, will draw thousands of art enthusiasts, over 80 artist exhibitors, fantastic gourmet fare and live music from some of the area’s most beloved entertainers.

Locomotion in Motion with Kurt Valenta (“Mr. K”). Waterbury Public Library. 10 a.m. Join Kurt Valenta, aka “Mr. K”, with an examination and hands-on participation in experiencing the various modes of locomotion animals have to get around in their habitat. Program will provide the materials and rubber stamps for participants to create their own scene telling a story through tracks and nature signs. Suitable for ages 5 and up. Register: 244-7036.

Saturday, July 9
ADAMANT – Mr. President…The Irving Berlin Musical presented by QuarryWorks. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

BARRE – The DuPont Brothers at the Flying Stage with Cricket Blue. 30 Granite St. BBQ from Back Road Barbecue available and doors open starting at 6:30 p.m. Music begins at 7:30.

CHELSEA – Flea Market. North & South Commons. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Delicious food on both commons.

EAST MONTPELIER – Jon Gailmor reunion concert at the Old Meeting House, 1620 Center Rd. 6:30 p.m. Bring a blanket, picnic and enjoy this all ages show. The concert is by donation and is a rain or shine event. Info: sevenshea@gmail.com

HARDWICK – Books ‘n Brunch. Memorial Building, 20 Church St. 9 a.m. Discussion of Angela’s Ashes led by Jim Schley. Info: 472-5948

HYDE PARK – Once Upon A Mattress presented by Lamoille County Players. Hyde Park Opera House. 7 p.m. $10. Take a bit of Fractured Fairy Tales, add a healthy dollop of Spamalot, and you’ll have something that looks a lot like Once Upon A Mattress. Based on the classic tale of “The Princess and the Pea,” this show gives a new twist on an old story.

MONTPELIER – Capital City Farmers Market. 60 State St. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Capital City Farmers Market starts its 39th year with 53 farmers, food producers, and craftspeople. Seasonal gardening supplies ranging from perennial starts to cedar raised beds will be available to begin your season. Shoppers can use their EBT and Debit cards at the market for “market cash.”

NORTHFIELD – Summer Bell Concert Series. Norwich University, Upper Parade Ground. 1 p.m. Free. Programs feature a variety of classical, folk, traditional, and contemporary music arranged specifically for carillon.

SOUTH BARRE – Central Vermont Kustom Klassic Car Show. Bond Auto Field. 5-8 p.m. Public free. $10 entry free for non-members showing car on the field. Food and drinks available. Benefits Make a Wish Foundation.

STOWE – Stowe Balloon Festival. Sunrise launch, 6:30 a.m. See July 8 for details.

TUNBRIDGE – Community Yard Sale. Parish House lawn. 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Space available from nan5lee@yahoo.com. Christmas & quality donations for church tables at kjayvt@gmail.com. Proceeds to The Tunbridge Church Painting Fund. Info: 889-3750.

WAITSFIELD – Great American Trailer Park Musical presented by Valley Players. 8 p.m. $18.

Waitsfield Farmers Market. Mad River Green. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. In addition to a wide array of fresh produce, here you can find crafts made in Vermont, baked goods, and prepared food. Every Saturday there is live entertainment. Well-behaved pets are welcome.

WATERBURY – Waterbury Arts Fest. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Downtown Waterbury is once again transformed into a lively outdoor art gallery and street fair. This signature summertime event, proudly hosted by Revitalizing Waterbury, will draw thousands of art enthusiasts, over 80 artist exhibitors, fantastic gourmet fare and live music from some of the area’s most beloved entertainers.

Sunday, July 10
ADAMANT – Mr. President…The Irving Berlin Musical presented by QuarryWorks. 2 p.m.

BARRE – An Old Fashioned Political Picnic and Town Hall Forum. Vermont Granite Museum, Noon to 5 p.m. Lunch 12:30-2:30 p.m. Fried chicken, potato/egg/bean salad, fruit, chocolate/strawberry hand pie, lemonade/ice tea. Town Hall with Bruce Lisman and Phil Scott, 2:30 p.m. Enjoy music from “Back in the day” with DJ Sean O’Brien, Audio-Wave. Tickets: $35/person, $60/couple, $17.50/children under 12.

HYDE PARK – Once Upon A Mattress presented by Lamoille County Players. Hyde Park Opera House. 2 p.m. $10. Take a bit of Fractured Fairy Tales, add a healthy dollop of Spamalot, and you’ll have something that looks a lot like Once Upon A Mattress. Based on the classic tale of “The Princess and the Pea,” this show gives a new twist on an old story.

STOWE – Stowe Balloon Festival. 6:30 a.m. Approximate time for sunrise launch

WEBSTERVILLE – Town of Barre Forest walk. 44 Brook St. 9 a.m. Dogs on leashes are welcome, and the walks last about an hour-and-a-half to two hours. Walkers should be aware that the trails are multi-use, and that bicyclers and disc golfers may also be using them. If it rains hard enough to need an umbrella, that particular walk will be cancelled. Info: Marianne, 476-4185.

Tuesday, July 12
BARRE – Support for Veterans. Barre Area Senior Center. 1 p.m. Steve Woodard, outreach specialist at Vermont Veteran’s Outreach will provide resource referral and support assistance to Service Members and their Families, of all military branches, throughout the cycles of deployment and levels of contingency mobilizations. This program is free and open to the public.

GRANITEVILLE – Barre Town Playground ice cream socials. Lower Graniteville Playground. 6:30 p.m. Meet your neighbors and enjoy your local playground. Visit the Barre Town website Recreation page for more information.

HARDWICK – Film on Second Amendment Rights: “Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire”. Jeudevine Memorial Library. 7 p.m. Refreshments & discussion. Info: 472-5948

MONTPELIER – Mid Summer Nightmares with Paul Tremblay, Kristin Dearborn and Daniel Mills. Bear Pond Books, 77 Main St. 7 p.m.

Solar 101: It’s Easy to Join the Solar Community! with Joel Rhodes from SunCommon. Hunger Mountain Coop. 6-7:30 p.m. Free. Go solar at home or join a Community Solar Array with no upfront cost and save as much as 20% starting in year one! With federal and state incentives as good as they’ll get and solar prices at their lowest to date, 2016 is the year to lock into solar! Pre-register: sign up on the Coop workshop bulletin board or contact us at 223-8000 x202 or info@hungermountain.coop

WATERBURY – Building Your Self-Confidence to Thrive in Business. Waterbury Public Library. Join Life Coach Lisa Danforth and learn how to stop second guessing everything you’re doing in business, what you want in your business, and find trust in yourself. No registration required.

WEBSTERVILLE – Town of Barre Forest walk. 44 Brook St. 9 a.m. Dogs on leashes are welcome, and the walks last about an hour-and-a-half to two hours. Walkers should be aware that the trails are multi-use, and that bicyclers and disc golfers may also be using them. If it rains hard enough to need an umbrella, that particular walk will be cancelled. Info: Marianne, 476-4185.

Wednesday, July 13
BARRE – Aldrich Public Library Summer Author Series. 6-7:30 p.m. Stephen P. Kiernan, Journalist & Novelist. The Hummingbird, The Curiosity, and Last Rights

Concerts in Currier Park: Native Tongue. 7-8 p.m. Free. Rain location: Hedding United Methodist Church.

BROOKFIELD – Bingo at the Brookfield Old Town Hall. 6-8:30 p.m. Caller Ricky Kidder will lead all types of games, from classic bingo to four corners. Both new and experienced players of all ages are welcomed to play 50/50 bingo during the series, which will continue through August 17.

MARSHFIELD – Jaquith Public Library Story and Activity Time. 10 a.m. Followed by a free lunch: Kids Birth to Age 7. Rockin’ Ron the Friendly Pirate: On your MaRRRk, get set… READ… and LEARN about pirates! “Give Me an RRR!” and “Pirate PaRRRty!” “I don’t have a sword, I don’t have a knife, I roll like a pirate, but I roll real nice.” I sing to my own guitar accompaniment and to tracks from my albums.

MONTPELIER – Are these 5 Mistakes Making your Pet Sick? with Christine Sullivan, Holistic Animal Healer. Hunger Mountain Coop. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Learn how to correct common pet care mistakes with natural home remedies for the most common ailments. Gain confidence in making good choices for your pet’s health and your peace of mind. Please note: This class is not a substitute for veterinary care. Pre-register: sign up on the Coop workshop bulletin board or contact us at 223-8000 x202 or info@hungermountain.coop

Not Just Fiction Book Club: A Little Life. Bear Pond Books, 77 Main St. 7 p.m.

WATERBURY – Email Marketing for Your Small Business. Waterbury Public Library. 1 p.m. Join marketing expert Kim Dixon and discover how to effectively use email to grow your business. Learn what to write about, how to use video, create subject lines that work and connect your email campaign with Social Media. Register at http://insights-llc.com/events/ or call 882-8191 for more information.

Thursday, July 14
ADAMANT – Mr. President…The Irving Berlin Musical presented by QuarryWorks. July 7-10 and July 14-17. Thursday, Friday, Saturday shows at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

MONTPELIER – Brown Bag Concert Series. Christ Church Courtyard. Noon. Bring your lunch and enjoy local musicians and friends.

“Nutrition” – Is it good for you? with Edward Kentish Lic. Ac. Hunger Mountain Coop. 6-7:30 p.m. Free. The science of nutrition is a modern way of thinking and speaking about what we eat. But is it a beneficial way? Borrowing from the world of Chinese Medicine and using simple common sense, we’ll compare and contrast and you decide what may serve you best! Pre-register: sign up on the Coop workshop bulletin board or contact us at 223-8000 x202 or info@hungermountain.coop

Muddy Ruckus live concert at The Skinny Pancake, 89 Main St. 7 p.m.

HYDE PARK – Once Upon A Mattress presented by Lamoille County Players. Hyde Park Opera House. 7 p.m. $10. Take a bit of Fractured Fairy Tales, add a healthy dollop of Spamalot, and you’ll have something that looks a lot like Once Upon A Mattress. Based on the classic tale of “The Princess and the Pea,” this show gives a new twist on an old story.

Friday, July 15
ADAMANT – Mr. President…The Irving Berlin Musical presented by QuarryWorks. July 7-10 and July 14-17. Thursday, Friday, Saturday shows at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

HYDE PARK – Once Upon A Mattress presented by Lamoille County Players. Hyde Park Opera House. 7 p.m. $10. Take a bit of Fractured Fairy Tales, add a healthy dollop of Spamalot, and you’ll have something that looks a lot like Once Upon A Mattress. Based on the classic tale of “The Princess and the Pea,” this show gives a new twist on an old story.

MARSHFIELD – Flight Club with Jennifer Barlow. Jaquith Public Library. 6:45 p.m. We will make all kinds of airplanes and parachutes out of paper, plastic, tape and other materials. Then we will fly our creations, record the distances and find out which of our models “rules the sky”.

MONTPELIER – Relationship as Practice with Robert Kest, Ph.D. Hunger Mountain Coop. 6-7:30 p.m. Free. An exploration of relationship as it relates to mindfulness, nature, ethics, and the psychology of living with others. Pre-register: sign up on the Coop workshop bulletin board or contact us at 223-8000 x202 or info@hungermountain.coop

WATERBURY – Protecting Your Identity Seminar. Waterbury Public Library. Noon to 1 p.m. Topics include: How to protect your credit and identity, how to prevent fraud, what to do if your identity has been stolen. Feel free to bring a lunch. Register at 244-7036. This seminar is free and open to the public.

Saturday, July 16
ADAMANT – Mr. President…The Irving Berlin Musical presented by QuarryWorks. July 7-10 and July 14-17. Thursday, Friday, Saturday shows at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

BETHEL – Catholic Daughters of the Americas 35th annual Summer Sale. St. Anthony’s Church. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Clean, usable White Elephant items, baked goods, and raffle. Info: Lorraine Durfee, 234-5605

HYDE PARK – Once Upon A Mattress presented by Lamoille County Players. Hyde Park Opera House. 7 p.m. $10. Take a bit of Fractured Fairy Tales, add a healthy dollop of Spamalot, and you’ll have something that looks a lot like Once Upon A Mattress. Based on the classic tale of “The Princess and the Pea,” this show gives a new twist on an old story.

MONTPELIER – Capital City Farmers Market. 60 State St. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Capital City Farmers Market starts its 39th year with 53 farmers, food producers, and craftspeople. Seasonal gardening supplies ranging from perennial starts to cedar raised beds will be available to begin your season. Shoppers can use their EBT and Debit cards at the market for “market cash.”

National Life Group Do Good Fest Presented By The Point. National Life Group Campus. 3-9 p.m. The Do Good Fest is a free music festival that also features food trucks, a beer tent, a nonprofit village and a children’s play area. Four bands play from the main stage at the base of the lawn at National Life Group. Admission is free but there is a parking fee of $20 per vehicle. All proceeds benefit Branches of Hope.

NORTHFIELD – Summer Bell Concert Series. Norwich University, Upper Parade Ground. 1 p.m. Free. Programs feature a variety of classical, folk, traditional, and contemporary music arranged specifically for carillon.

WAITSFIELD – Waitsfield Farmers Market. Mad River Green. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. In addition to a wide array of fresh produce, here you can find crafts made in Vermont, baked goods, and prepared food. Every Saturday there is live entertainment. Well-behaved pets are welcome.

Sunday, July 17
ADAMANT – Mr. President…The Irving Berlin Musical presented by QuarryWorks. July 7-10 and July 14-17. Thursday, Friday, Saturday shows at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

HYDE PARK – Once Upon A Mattress presented by Lamoille County Players. Hyde Park Opera House. 2 p.m. $10. Take a bit of Fractured Fairy Tales, add a healthy dollop of Spamalot, and you’ll have something that looks a lot like Once Upon A Mattress. Based on the classic tale of “The Princess and the Pea,” this show gives a new twist on an old story.

MONTPELIER – “Only Slightly Talented” Talent Show with “Joanna Landfill” hosting. Bethany Church Montpelier, 115 Main St. 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. A fun evening with the slightly talented! Unique refreshments served. Info: arthurzorn@hotmail.com

Monday, July 18
MONTPELIER – SciFi Plus Book Club: Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel. Bear Pond Books, 77 Main St. 7 p.m.

Tuesday, July 19
BARRE – Rockin’ Ron the Friendly Pirate. Aldrich Public Library. 1 p.m.

WEBSTERVILLE – Town of Barre Forest walk. 44 Brook St. 9 a.m. A special walk with Washington County Forester Dan Singleton, who will identify invasive plants growing in the forest that often also appear in backyards, and he will offer suggestions for irradicating them. Info: Marianne, 476-4185

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