All calendar submissions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to The WORLD, Attn: Calendar, 403 U.S. Route 302, Barre, Vt. 05641. The deadline is 5:00 p.m., Thursday preceding publication. The Ongoing section is for free/low cost community events, which should be verified monthly. We are no longer able to include ongoing classes.
BARRE- Central VT Adult Basic Education. Free classes. Pre-GED and high school diploma prep classes at Barre Learning Center, 46 Washington St. Info./pre-register 476-4588.
Greater Barre Community Justice Center Valentine’s fundraiser. Looking for the perfect gift? Candygrams from the Greater Barre Community Justice Center make the great gifts for everyone in your life! Candygrams are just $15 and include: 1 red rose, 3 dark chocolate hearts in a gift bag and a “Restore Your Heart” Valentine’s day card. All proceeds benefit our Victim’s Compensation Fund to serve victims when damage from crime happens. Pre-Order online at gbcjc.org or visit any of the following downtown Barre merchants: Copy World, Next Chapter Books and Homeshare Now. Candygrams will be available for pickup at the community justice center at 20 Auditorium Hill (Barre Civic Center) on Feb. 13.
Vermont Has Talent Auditions – Attention talented Vermonters age 8-24 $500 top prize! $300 for Best Band, Flynn Arts gift certificates and many other prizes. Perform with the most talented youth in Vermont at Barre Opera House 3-6 p.m. March 29. Auditions are open Jan. 15-March 1. Those selected to perform will be notified by March 7. Upload your audition video to YouTube and email the link to email@example.com. Registration forms and more information is available at vermonthastalent.org and on the Vermont Has Talent Facebook page.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly). Hedding Methodist Church, Wednesdays, 5 p.m. Info. 505-3096.
Central VT Woodcarving Group. Instruction & projects for all abilities. Barre Congregational Church, Mondays, 1-4 p.m. 479-9563.
PAWS. Support for those grieving the loss of a beloved pet. VFW, one Wednesday per month, 5:30 p.m. Info. firstname.lastname@example.org
Playgroup. Universalist Church, Tuesdays 9:30-11 a.m., while school is in session. Sponsored by Building Bright Futures. Info. 279-0993.
Additional Recyclables Collection Center. Open for collection Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:30-5:30 p.m., 3rd Saturdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 540 No. Main St. Visit www.cvswmd.org for list of acceptable items.
Medicare and You. New to Medicare? Have questions? We have answers. Central Vermont Council on Aging, 59 N. Main St., Suite 200, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. Call 479-0531 to register.
Line Dancing. Old Labor Hall, 46 Granite St., by donation, Thursdays 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Open Mic with host John Lackard. Every Tuesday in January at South Side Tavern. 9 p.m. No cover.
Celebrate Recovery. Recovery for all your hurts/habits/hang-ups. Faith Community Church, 30 Jones Bros. Way, Monday, 6-8 p.m. 476-3221.
Wheelchair Basketball. Barre Evangelical Free Church, 17 So. Main St., Tuesdays, 5:30-7 p.m. Info 498-3030 (David) or 249-7931 (Sandy).
Community Drum Circle. At the Parish house next to Universalist Church, Fridays, 7-9 p.m. Info. 503-724-7301.
Aldrich Public Library Activities. 6 Washington St., 476-7550. Story Hour, Mondays & Tuesdays starting 9/22, 10:30 a.m. Reading Circle Book Club, 3rd Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. Living & Learning Series, 1st Sundays, 1 p.m. Senior Day, 1st Wednesdays, 1 p.m.
Central Vermont Business Builders. Community National Bank, 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 8-9 a.m. Info. 777-5419.
Weekly Storytime. Next Chapter Bookstore, 158 North Main St., Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. Info. 476-3114.
Overeaters Anonymous. Church of the Good Shepherd, Tuesdays 5:30-6:30 p.m. Info. 249-0414.
Greater Barre Democrats. Town & City residents welcome. Aldrich Public Library, last Wednesdays, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Info 476-4185.
Barre Tones Women’s A Capella Chorus. 2nd flr Alumni Hall, next to Barre Aud., Mondays, 6:30-9 p.m. www.barretonesvt.com 223-2039.
Play Group. St. Monica’s Church, lower level, Thursdays during school year, 9:30-11 a.m.
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 10. Meets at the post, first Thursday of each month (not Jan. or July), 6:30 p.m.
Vermont Modelers Club. Building & flying model airplanes year-round, visitors welcome. Info. 485-7144.
Community Breakfast. First Presbyterian Church, 78 Summer St., 3rd Sunday of month, FREE, 7:30-9 a.m. 476-3966.
Lupus Support Group. 9 Jorgensen Ln., teen meeting 3rd Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., adult meeting 4th Weds., 6:30 p.m. Info. 877-735-8787.
Grandparents Raising Their Children’s Children. Support group. First Presbyterian Church, 1st & 3rd Weds., 10 a.m.-noon. 476-1480.
Friends of Aldrich Public Library. Aldrich Library, 2nd floor boardroom, 2nd Tuesday of month. Info. 476-7550.
Circle of Parents. Confidential support group for parents and caregivers. Meets Tuesday evenings. Info. 229-5724 or 1-800-CHILDREN.
Central VT Amateur Radio Club. Steak House, Barre-Montpelier Rd., 1st Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. Info. 496-3566 or 496-2836.
Mothers of Preschoolers. Monthly get-togethers for crafts, refreshments, etc. Christian Alliance Church, 476-3221.
Alcoholics Anonymous. Meetings in Barre, daily; call 802-229-5100 for latest times & locations; www.aavt.org.
Alzheimer’s Support Group. Rowan Court Health & Rehab, 4th Weds. of month, 3-5 p.m. Info/RSVP at 476-4166.
Hedding United Methodist Activities & Meetings. 40 Washington Street, 476-8156. Choir, Thursdays 7 p.m; Free Community Supper, Fridays 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Community Service & Food Shelf Hours: Weds & Thurs. 3-5 p.m.
Turning Point Recovery Center. 489 N. Main St. For individuals/families in or seeking substance abuse recovery. Recovery coaching & other support programs. Open Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. noon – 5 p.m. Making Recovery Easier, Tuesdays, 6 p.m.; Wit’s End family support group, Wednesdays, 6 p.m.; Narcotics Anonymous– When Enough Is Enough, Sundays, 5:30 p.m. & Thursdays, 6:30 p.m.; Life Skills Group, Mondays, noon-1:30 p.m. (lunch provided). Al-Anon- Courage to Change, Saturdays 6-7 p.m., childcare provided. Info. 479-7373.
Knights of Columbus. Pine Hill Road, Barre Town, meetings second Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m.
Green Mountain Spirit Chapter. National women bikers club. 2nd Wed. of month; info email@example.com.
BERLIN – Drop-in Meditation Sitting Group. W/Sherry Rhynard. CVMC, conf. room #2, Thursdays, 6-7 p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org or 272-2736.
Survivors of Suicide Loss Support. For family and friends who lost someone to suicide. CVMC, conf. room #1, 3rd Tuesdays, 6-7:30 p.m. Info. 223-0924.
NAMI-VT Support Group. For families & friends of those living w/mental illness. CVMC, Room 3, 4th Mondays, 7 p.m. 800-639-6480.
Cancer Support Group. With potluck. First Wednesday of each month, 6 p.m. Info. 229-5931.
Living w/ Advanced or Metastatic Cancer: Lunch provided, 2nd Tuesday of month, noon-1 p.m. Writing to Enrich Your Life: For anyone touched by cancer, 3rd Tuesday of each month, noon-1 p.m. Both held at CVMC Cancer Center resource room. Info. 225-5449.
Central Vermont Rotary Club. Visitors & potential members welcome. Steakhouse Restaurant, Mondays, 6:15 p.m. 229-0235.
Parkinsons Support Group. CVMC, conf. rm. #3, third Thursdays, 6:30-8 p.m. Info. 439-5554.
Diabetes Support Program. CVMC, conf. rooms, first Thursday of month, 7-8 p.m., free. Info. 371-4152.
Civil Air Patrol. At the airport (blue hangar), Tuesdays, 6-8:30 p.m. Info at 229-5193.
Pregnancy & Newborn Loss Support Group. CVMC conference room #3, 4th Monday of month, 6:30-8:30 p.m. 371-4304 or -4376.
Partners for Prevention-Alcohol & Drug Abuse Coalition. CVH, 2nd Weds. of month, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Info 479-4250.
Savvy Speakers Toastmasters Club. BC/BS conf. room, Industrial Ln., 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 5:30-7 p.m. Info. 883-2313 or email@example.com
Birthing Center Open House. For parents, sibs, grandparents, etc. CVMC, 1st Wed. of month, 5:30-7 p.m. RSVP/Info. 371-4613.
Knee/Hip Replacement Orientation Class. CVMC, conf. room #3, free, 1st Thurs. of each month, 2-3 p.m. Info 371-4188.
Breastfeeding Support Group. CVMC Garden Path Birthing Center, 1st Monday of month, 5:30-7 p.m. Info. 371-4415.
Infant & Child Car Seat Inspections. Berlin Fire Station, free, first Friday of month, 12-4 p.m. Appointments required, 371-4198.
BRADFORD- Rockinghorse Circle of Support. For young women with or w/o kids, childcare & transportation available. Wednesdays, 1-2:30 p.m., Grace Methodist Church. Info 479-1086.
New Hope II Support Group. Grace United Methodist, every Mon., 7-9 p.m. Info. at 1-800-564-2106.
BROOKFIELD- MOPS – Mothers of Preschoolers. Moms of kids birth through kindergarten welcome. Meal & childcare provided. New Covenant Church, 2252 Ridge Rd., 3rd Fridays, 6 p.m. 276-3022.
Health-focused Group. Learn to cope w/ life’s passages. Weds, 7-8 p.m.; Info 276-3142; Dr. Alice Kempe.
CABOT- Fiddle Lessons with Katie Trautz: Monday afternoons, call 279-2236; Dungeons & Dragons, Fridays 3-5:30 p.m. All at Cabot Library, 563-2721.
CALAIS- Men’s and Women’s Bible Study Groups. County Road, Wednesdays, 7 p.m. 485-7577 or www.thefishermenministry.org.
Open Mic night at Whammy Bar every Wednesday. Upcoming events: Clint Boyd (1/15), The Barn Band (1/16), Cookies Hot Club (1/17), Sara Grace (1/22), Colin McCaffrey (1/23), Red Hot Juba (1/24). All music at 7 p.m. Free.
CHELSEA- Chelsea Historical Society House/Museum. Open 1st & 3rd Saturdays through September, FREE, 10 a.m.-noon. 685-4447.
Story Time. Songs, stories & crafts for children birth to 5 years. Chelsea Public Library, Wednesdays, 1:15 p.m. 685-2188.
TOPS Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Nonprofit support grp. United Church of Chelsea, North Common, Wednesdays, 5:45 p.m. 685-2271/685-4429.
EAST BARRE- Story Hour. Aldrich Library York Branch, Tuesdays, ages 0-3 10 a.m., ages 3-5 10:30 a.m. Info. 476-5118.
EAST MONTPELIER- Men’s Fellowship Grp. Crossroads Christian Church, 1st & 3rd Tues., 7 p.m. Breakfast, 2nd Sat., 8 a.m. 476-9962.
Twin Valley Senior Center. NEW LOCATION: 4583 U.S. Rte 2. Open Mon.-Weds.-Fri., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. On-site meals all three days, $4 ages 60+/$5 others, nobody turned away. Free bus service for seniors & disabled in the six towns served. Bone strength classes, tai chi, foot clinics and more. Info. 223-3322 or http://twinvalleyseniors.org
Early Bird Bone Builders Class. Osteoporosis exercise and prevention class. Twin Valley Senior Center, Rt. 2, Blueberry Hill Commons (next to Plainfield Hardware). Every Monday and Wednesday, 7-8 a.m. All ages. Info 223-3174 or 228-0789.
Death Cafe. First Friday of each month, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. New group to drink tea and discuss death. Bring your own lunch or eat at center for $4. Confidential discussions; not a counseling session. Twin Valley Senior Center, Rt. 2, Blueberry Hill Commons (next to Plainfield Hardware).
FREE Tai Chi classes at Twin Valley Senior Center, Route 2, Blueberry Commons, East Montpelier. Every Monday and Wednesday 1-2 p.m. Contact Rita at 223-3322 for more information.
GROTON- YA Book Club: 3rd Mondays, 6:30 p.m.; Book Discussion Group: 4th Mondays, 7 p.m.; Crafts & Conversation, Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m. Round Robin Storytime, for kids age 0-5 & their caregivers: Tuesdays, 10 a.m. All at Groton Public Library, 584-3358.
HARDWICK- Caregiver Support Group. Agency on Aging, rear entrance Merchants Bank, 2nd Thurs of month. 229-0308 x306.
Celebrate Recovery Groups. Touch of Grace A/G Church, Rts. 15 & 16. Women, Tues. 7 p.m. Men, Weds. 7 p.m. Men & Women, Fri. 6 p.m. Info 472-8240/533-2245.
Peace and Justice Coalition. G.R.A.C.E. Arts bldg (old firehouse), Tues., 7 p.m. Info. Robin 533-2296.
Nurturing Fathers Program. Light supper included. Thurs., 6-8:30 p.m. Registration/info 472-5229.
MARSHFIELD – Playgroup. Twinfield Preschool, Mondays, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (except when school not in session).
Jaquith Public Library Activities. Old Schoolhouse Common, 426-3581. Story & Play Group, Wednesdays, 10-11:30 a.m. Book Group for Adults, stop by for copy of the book, 4th Mondays, 7 p.m. Open Gym/Activity Time for elementary age kids, Fridays, 3-4:30 p.m. Family-Themed Movies, 3rd Wednesdays starting Sept., 7 p.m. Natural Marshfield, 3rd Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m.
MIDDLESEX – Food Shelf. United Methodist Church, Saturdays, 9-10:30 a.m.
MONTPELIER – Farmers Night: Free Concert Series. Wednesday evenings at 7:30 p.m. in the House Chamber of the Vermont State House. Events Listing: Vermont Symphony Orchestra (1/21), “Songs and Songwriters of Vermont” w/ Marty Morrissey and Robert Resnik (1/28), “Live at the State House” – Extempo Storytelling (2/4), “An Evening with Sojourner Truth” (2/11), “The Vermont Way” w/ former Governor Jim Douglas (2/18), “From Plymouth to Yorktown: Music of Early America” – Seven Times Salt (2/25), Upper Valley Community Band (3/11), “Serenade to Spring” – Solaris Vocal Ensemble (3/18), “Blow, Blow Thou Winter Wind” – Vermont Symphonic Winds (3/25), Kicking off PoemCity with Major Jackson (4/1), Benediction: Lincoln and the Battle Hymn of the Republic (4/8).
Central VT Adult Basic Education. Free classes. Intermediate Level Reading for Adults: Thurs. 9-10 a.m.; Learning English: Tues. or Weds. 9-10 a.m.; English Conversation: Tues. 4-5 p.m. Montpelier Learning Center, 100 State St. Info/register 223-3403.
Sunday School. For children (up to 20) to study the Bible and teachings of Jesus. Christian Science Church, 145 State St., Sundays, 10:30a.m.
Robin’s Nest Nature Playgroup. For kids up to 5 w/caregiver. North Branch Nature Ctr, free/donations, Fridays 9:30-11:30 a.m. 229-6206.
Growing Older Discussion Group. All seniors welcome. Montpelier Senior Activity Ctr, 58 Barre St., Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-noon.
Friday Night Group. Open to all LGBTQ youth ages 13-22. Pizza & social time, facilitated by adults from Outright VT. Unitarian Church, 2nd & 4th Fridays, 6:30-8 p.m. 223-7035 or Micah@OutrightVT.org
Meditation, Mondays at 1 p.m.; Intro to Yoga, Tuesdays 4 p.m.; Consults, Fridays 11 a.m. Free classes, some limits apply. All at Fusion Studio, 56 East State St. 272-8923 or www.fusionstudio.org
Open Library. Open to all, books and DVDs for all ages. Resurrection Baptist Church, open Sundays 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m.
Central VT Roller Derby’s Wrecking Doll Society. Intro to roller derby, gear supplied, bring a mouth guard. First time is free. Montpelier Rec. Center, Barre St., Saturdays 5-6:30 p.m. www.twincityriot.com
Hunger Mountain Coop – Eating Well On A Budget Workshop Series. Every Wednesday, January 7 to February 11th, 5:30-7p.m. with Frances Fleming, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program Educator from UVM Extension. Fran will cover the following topics in this 6 workshop series: saving money, smart shopping, reducing waste of food and money, serving sizes and food safety, healthy eating ideas, meal planning, exercise, routines and food safety, picky eaters, storing food, how much and what children should eat. All attendees will receive an insulated bag, meat thermometer, knives, a cook book and measuring cups and must attend 5 out of the 6 workshops in this series. Free. Please pre-register: sign up on the Coop workshop bulletin board or contact us at 223-8000 x202 or firstname.lastname@example.org to attend all of the workshops in this series.
Celiac Support Group. Tulsi Tea Room, 34 Elm St., 2nd Wednesdays, 4-5 p.m. Info. 598-9206.
Indoor Farmers Market Season Dates and Locations. Feb. 7 and 21 Montpelier HS cafeteria, March 7 (City Hall), March 21 Montpelier HS cafeteria, April 11, 25 Montpelier HS cafeteria. For more information: Carolyn Grodinsky 223-2958 email@example.com
MSAC Public Activities: FEAST Together (communal meal), $7 sugg. donation ages 60+/$9 others, Tuesdays & Fridays, noon-1 p.m. FEAST To Go (take-out), benefits senior meals program, $9, Tuesdays & Fridays, noon-1 p.m. Meal RSVPs 262-6288. Piano Workshop, informal time to play & listen, Thursdays, 4-6 p.m. Living Strong, group loves to sing while exercising, Mondays 2:30-3:30 p.m. & Fridays 2-3 p.m. Knitting for Peace, Thursdays 6-7:30 p.m. Growing Older Group, Fridays 10:30-11:30 a.m. All at Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St., 223-2518.
A Course In Miracles study group. Everyone is welcome and there is no charge. Christ Church, Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Info. 229-5253.
Parent’s Group and Meet-Up. Connect with local parents to share advice & information, kids welcome. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Hayes Rm, first Mondays, 10-11:30 a.m. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Families Anonymous. For families or friends of those who have issues with addiction, alcohol and/or mental illness. Bethany Church, 2nd floor youth room, Mondays, 7-8 p.m. 229-6219.
Freeride Montpelier Open Shop Nights. Need help w/a bike repair? Come to the volunteer-run community bike shop. 89 Barre St., Tuesdays 6-8 p.m., other days seasonal, donations. Info. freeridemontpelier.org
Free Community Meals. Mondays: Unitarian Church, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Tuesdays: Bethany Church, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Wednesdays: Christ Church, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Thursdays: Trinity Church, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Fridays: St. Augustine Church, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 2nd Saturdays: Trinity Church, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Last Sundays, Bethany Church, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Trinity Teen Night. United Methodist Church, 2nd and 3rd Fridays, 5-9 p.m. Volunteers needed to share talents & hobbies. 279-3695.
Toastmasters. Montpelier “Speakeasies” at National Life, 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, noon-1 p.m. Learn the arts of speaking, listening & thinking. No fee for guests. 229-7455, email@example.com
Grandparents Raising Their Children’s Children. Support group, childcare provided. Resurrection Baptist Church, 144 Elm St., 2nd Thursday of the month, 6-8 p.m. Info. 476-1480.
Calico County Quilters. All skill levels welcome. Bethany Church, Red Room, 2nd Saturday of month, 1-3 p.m. (NOT Oct. or May).
Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA). Bethany Church basement, Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. Info. 229-9036.
The Vermont Association for Mental Health & Addiction Recovery Advocates Weekly Breakfast. We are inviting a small group of advocates to join us each Tuesday morning from 8:30-9:30 a.m. during the legislative session. Capitol Plaza Hotel Conference Room 232. Coffee, Tea, Scones, Fruit, and more! RSVP encouraged to firstname.lastname@example.org but never required. Just drop-in!
Kellogg-Hubbard Library Activities. 135 Main St., 223-3338. Story Time: Tues/Fri, 10:30 a.m.; Sit N Knit: for young knitters age 6 & up, Mondays, 3:30-4 p.m.; Read to Coco: Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Origami Club: Thursdays, 3-4 p.m.; Read with Arlo: Thursdays 4-5 p.m.
CHADD ADHD Parent Support Group. Childcare not available, please make plans for your child. Woodbury College, second Tuesday of month, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Info. 498-5928.
Overeaters Anonymous. Bethany Church, Fridays at noon. 223-3079.
Good Beginnings of Central VT. 174 River St., 595-7953. Mama’s Circle, Thursdays, 10 a.m.-noon; Volunteer Meetings, 2nd Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.; Babywearing Group, 2nd Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.-noon;
Bible Study. Christian Alliance Church, Weds., 7 p.m. 476-3221.
Al-Anon. Trinity Methodist Church, Main St., Sun., 6:15-7:30 p.m. Info. 1-866-972-5266.
Al-Anon. Bethany Church basement, 115 Main St., Tuesdays & Thursdays noon-1 p.m., Wednesdays 7-8 p.m. Info. 1-866-972-5266.
Central Vermont Support Group. Meeting at Another Way, 125 Barre St., Tuesdays 6-7:30 p.m. Info. 479-5485.
SL AA. 12-step recovery group for sex/relationship problems. Bethany Church, Wed., 5 p.m. Info. 802-249-6825.
Survivors of Incest Anonymous. Bethany Church parlor, 115 Main St., Mondays, 5 p.m. Please call first: 229-9036 or 454-8402.
Brain Injury Support Group. Unitarian Church, third Thursday of the month, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Info. 1-877-856-1772
La Leche League. Breastfeeding info and support. Good Beginnings Nest, 174 River St., 3rd Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info 244-1254.
Playgroups: Dads & Kids Playgroup, Thursdays, 6-7:30 p.m. and Playgroup, Saturdays, 9:30-11 a.m., both at Family Center of Washington County. All held during school year only.
Kindred Connections Peer to Peer Cancer Support for Patients and Caregivers. Info 1-800-652-5064 email email@example.com
Christian Meditation. Christ Church, Mondays, 12-1 p.m.
MORETOWN- Mad River Chorale. New singers welcome. Rehearsals at Harwood Union H. S., Mondays, 7-9 p.m. 496-2048.
MORRISVILLE- Overeaters Anonymous. First Congregational Church, 85 Upper Main St., Fridays at noon. Info. 888-2356.
NORTHFIELD- Civil Air Patrol Cadet Program. For ages 12-18. Readiness & Regional Technology Center, Norwich campus, Tuesdays, 6-8:30 p.m. Info. firstname.lastname@example.org
Clogging & Irish Step Lessons. W/Green Mountain Cloggers, ages 8-78, donations. Sundays 5-8 p.m. 522-2935.
Northfield Chess Club. Casual games & speed chess. Northfield Senior Center, $1, Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Info. 764-5880.
Playgroup. United Church of Northfield, Wednesdays, 9:30-11 a.m. Held only when school is in session. Info. 262-3292 x113.
Bingo every Monday night at Northfield Senior Center, 168 Wall Street. Early Birds 5:45 p.m. Regular games to follow. Snack bar.
ORANGE – Sunday morning service at Christ Community Alliance Church at 10:30 a.m. off Route 302 near the Elementary School in Orange.
PLAINFIELD- Cutler Memorial Library Activities: Classic Book Club: 1st Mondays, 6 p.m; Food for Thought Book Club: 2nd Mondays, 6:30 p.m. Plainfield Book Club: 3rd Mondays, 7 p.m. Call 454-8504.
Beaders Group. All levels welcome, bring your projects. The Bead Hive, Saturdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Info. 454-1615.
Diabetes Discussion & Support Group. Everyone welcome. The Health Center conf. room, 3rd Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. Info. 322-6600.
RANDOLPH- Caregiver Support Group. Open to anyone caring for a loved one. Gifford Medical Ctr, second Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-noon.
Mood Disorder Support Group. Gifford Medical Center, Thursdays, 4-5 p.m. Info. 728-7713 or email@example.com
Line Dancing. Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St., by donation, Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Matters of the Heart. Experts discuss ways to improve heart health. Gifford Conference Ctr, FREE, 3rd Wednesdays, 1-2 p.m. 728-2191.
New Business Forum. Vermont Tech Enterprise Center, 1540 VT Rte 66, 2nd Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 728-9101.
Yoga Classes. All ages & levels, donations benefit Safeline. VTC Campus Center, last Sunday of month, 2-3:30 p.m.
Lift for Life Exercises, Tues-Fri, 8:30 a.m.; Cribbage 9:30 a.m. & Mahjongg 10 a.m on Tuesdays; Art History Video Series 12:45 p.m. & Bridge Club 2 p.m. Wednesdays; Foot Clinics, 1st & 2nd Weds, 10 a.m.-noon, call to sign up. Randolph Senior Ctr, Hale St. 728-9324.
Cancer Support Group. For survivors, sufferers & family. Gifford Conference Ctr, 2nd Tuesdays, 9:30-11 a.m. 728-2270.
Storytime. Kimball Library, Wed., 11 a.m., ages 2-5; Toddlertime, Fri., 10:30 a.m.; Gathering for hand work, 2nd & 4th Mon., 6 p.m.
SOUTH DUXBURY – Mad River Chorale Rehearsals. Beginning January 26, Mad River Chorale will rehearse every Monday evening from 7-9 pm (except school holidays) in the chorus room at Harwood Union High School. Visit www.madriverchorale.net for further information, or call 496-2048.
STOWE- Green Mtn Dog Club Meeting. All dog lovers welcome. Commodore’s Inn, 4th Thursdays. 479-9843 or www.greenmountaindogclub.org
WAITSFIELD- Headache Relief Clinic. Free treatments using massage & craniosacral therapy. Mad River Valley Health Ctr, 2nd fl., last Thursday of month, 4-7 p.m. RSVP 595-1919.
Community Acupuncture Night. Free assessment & treatment, donations welcome. Three Moons Wellness, 859 Old County Rd., 2nd fl., last Weds., of month, 4-7 p.m. RSVP 272-3690.
WARREN- Knit and Play. Bring your kids and your projects. All levels welcome. Warren Public Library, Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
WASHINGTON- Central VT ATV Club. Washington Fire Station, 3rd Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. 224-6889.
Art and Adventure with April, 3rd Saturdays at 11 a.m.; Storytime, Mondays at 11 a.m.; Tech Help Drop-In, Saturdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m. All at Calef Memorial Library. Info. 883-2343.
WATERBURY- Waterbury Public Library Activities. 244-7036. Noontime Knitters: Bring your latest project, crocheters also welcome, Tuesdays, noon-1 p.m. Baby/Toddler Story Time: Mondays, 10 a.m. Preschool Story Time: Fridays, 10 a.m.
Support Group for women who have experienced partner abuse. Info at 1-877-543-3498.
Playgroups: Open Gym, Mon-Tues-Fri, 11:05-11:35 a.m.; Story Time, Tues, 10-11 a.m.; Music & Movement Playgroup, Weds, 10-11:30 a.m.; Art & Exploration Playgroup, Thurs., 9:30-11:30 a.m. Thatcher Brook Primary School Children’s Room, during school year only.
WATERBURY CTR- Bible Study Group. Bring your bible, coffee provided. Waterbury Center Grange, Sundays, 5-6 p.m. 498-4565.
WEBSTERVILLE- Fire District #3, Prudential Committee. Monthly meeting, 105 Main St., 2nd Tuesdays, 7 p.m.
WILLIAMSTOWN- Bible Study. Christian Alliance Church, Sun., 6 p.m. Info. 476-3221.
Story Time. Ainsworth Public Library, Wednesdays 10/1-11/5, 10:30 a.m. Info. 433-5887.
WOODBURY- Knitting Group. All hand work welcome. Library, 1st & 3rd Wed., 6:30-8 p.m.
WORCESTER- Knitting Night. The Wool Shed, Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Playgroup. Craft, snack, outdoor time, more, for ages 0-5. Doty Elementary pre-k room, Fridays starting 9/7, 9:30-11 a.m. 223-1312.