April 23rd, 2018

Ongoing Events

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Ongoing Events


Granite Center Garden Club, the Barre Congregational Church. Runs Apr.-July & Sept.-Nov., 2nd Mon., 6:30PM. Info: www.facebook.com/@granitecentergardenclub.

Church of God of Prophecy, 241 Quarry Hill Rd. Sunday School: 9:30AM; Service: 10:30AM; free potluck dinner: 12PM on 2nd Sun. Info: (814) 428-2696.

Sons of the American Legion Squadron #10 Meetings. Barre Legion Post #10, 320 N. Main St. 3rd Wed. of each month. 6PM.

Women & Children 1st: Senior Day Every Wed. Seniors 55 & older receive 10% off their purchases. 114 N. Main St.,

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.

PAWS. Support for those grieving the loss of a pet. Universalist Church. 1st Thurs. of month. 7 p.m. Info. beyondthedog97@gmail.com.

Rainbow Umbrella of Central Vermont, an adult LGBTQ group, bowls at Twin City Lanes on Sunday afternoons twice a month. For dates and times: RUCVTAdmin@PrideCenterVT.org

Central Vermont Woodcarving Group. Free instruction projects for all abilities. Barre Congregational Church, Mon. 1-4pm. 479-9563.

Heart of Vermont Quilt Guild meets 3rd Tues. of the month at First Presbyterian Church, Seminary St. 5:30-7:30PM.

Step ‘n’ Time Line Dancers of Central Vermont. Thurs. at The Old Labor Hall, 46 Granite St. 6:30-8:30PM.

Playgroup. Aldrich Children’s Library, Every Wed. 9:30-11AM (*Only during school year.). Sponsored by The Family Center of Washington County. www.fcwcvt.org

Additional Recyclables Collection Center. Open for collection Mon., Wed., Fri. 12-6PM, 3rd Sat. 9AM-1PM. 540 N. Main St., Barre. Visit www.cvswmd.org for list of acceptable items.

Jabbok Christian Center Prayer Meeting. 8 Daniel Dr. 6:30-8PM. 1st & 3rd Thurs. Info: 479-0302.

Medicare and You. Have questions? We have answers. Central Vermont Council on Aging, 59 N. Main St., Suite 200, 2nd and 4th Tues. of the month. Call 479-0531 to register.

Celebrate Recovery. Recovery for all your hurts/habits/hang-ups. Christ Community Church, 43 Berlin St. across from R&L Archery, Wed., 7PM. 476-3221.

Wheelchair Basketball. Barre Evangelical Free Church, 17 S. Main St., Every other Tues., 5:30-7PM. Info: 498-3030 (David) or 249-7931 (Sandy).

Aldrich Public Library Activities. 6 Washington St., 476-7550. Story Hour: Mon. & Tues.,10:30AM. Reading Circle Book Club: 3rd Wed., 6:30PM. Living & Learning Series: 1st Sun., 1PM. Senior Day: 1st Wed. 1PM.

Central Vermont Business Builders. Community National Bank, 1st & 3rd Tues., 8-9AM. Info: 777-5419.

Weekly Storytime. Next Chapter Bookstore, 158 North Main St., Sat., 10:30AM. Info. 476-3114.

Overeaters Anonymous. Barre Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 39 Washington St. Sat. 8:30-9:30AM. Use side entrance, go upstairs, and to the right. Info: Valerie, 279-0385.

Play Group. St. Monica’s Church, lower level, Thurs. during school year, 9:30-11AM

Vermont Modelers Club. Building & flying model airplanes year-round. Info: 485-7144.

Community Breakfast. First Presbyterian Church, 78 Summer St., 3rd Sun. FREE, 7:30-9AM. 476-3966.

Grandparents Raising Their Children’s Children Support group. 23 Summer St., 1st & 3rd Weds., 10AM-12PM. 476-1480.

Friends of Aldrich Public Library. Aldrich Library, 2nd floor boardroom, 4th Tues. 6:30PM. Info: 476-7550.

Circle of Parents. Confidential support group for parents and caregivers. Tues. evenings. Info: 229-5724.

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.

Hedding United Methodist Activities & Meetings. 40 Washington St., 476-8156. Choir: Thurs. 7PM; Free Community Supper: Fri. 5:30-6:30PM; Community Service & Food Shelf Hours: Weds & Thurs. 3-5PM.

Turning Point Recovery Center. 489 N. Main St., Barre. Safe & supportive place for individuals/families in or seeking substance abuse recovery. For info and list of programs, call 479-7373.

Green Mountain Spirit Chapter. National women bikers club. 2nd Wed. Info: grnmtnspirit@hotmail.com.

Grief & Bereavement Support Group at the Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice office, 600 Granger Road. This group is open to anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one. Group 1 Meets every 3rd Wed. 10AM-11:30AM, Group 2 meets every 2nd Mon. 6PM-7:30PM. Free. Info: 223-1878.

Safe Disposal of Prescription Drugs. Barre City Police, 15 Fourth St., 476-6613. Get rid of old or unused meds at these local permanent safe disposal sites.

BERLIN- Drop-in Meditation Sitting Group. W/Sherry Rhynard. CVMC, conf. room #2, Thurs., 6-7PM. sherry@easeofflow.com or 272-2736.

Barre Tones Women’s A Capella Chorus. Capital City Grange 6612 Rt 12. Mon., 6:30-9PM. www.barretonesvt.com 223-2039.

NAMI-VT Connection Recovery Support Group. Central Vermont Medical Center Boardroom, 130 Fisher Rd. 2nd Thurs., 4PM. Free. 90-minute recovery support groups for people living with mental illness.

Cancer Support Group w/ potluck. 2nd Wed., 6PM. Info: 229-5931.

Living w/ Advanced or Metastatic Cancer: Lunch provided, 2nd Tues. 12-1PM & Writing to Enrich Your Life: For anyone touched by cancer, 3rd Tues., 12-1PM. Both held at CVMC Cancer Center resource room. Info. 225-5449.

Central Vermont Rotary Club. Visitors & potential members welcome. Steakhouse Restaurant, Mon., 6:15PM. 229-0235.

Parkinsons Support Group. Woodbridge Nursing Home, 142 Woodridge Rd, 3rd Thurs., 10AM. Info: 439-5554.

Diabetes Support Program. CVMC, conf. rooms, 1st Thurs., 7-8PM. Free. Info: 371-4152.

Civil Air Patrol. At the airport (blue hangar), Tues., 6-8:30PM. Info: 229-5193.

Pregnancy & Newborn Loss Support Group. CVMC conference room #3, 4th Mon., 6:30-8:30PM. 371-4304.

Partners for Prevention-Alcohol & Drug Abuse Coalition. CVH, 2nd Weds., 11:30AM.-1:30PM. Info: 479-4250.

Savvy Speakers Toastmasters Club. BC/BS conf. room, Industrial Ln., 1st & 3rd Tues., 5:30-7PM. Info: (802) 476-0908 or mlferguson2002@yahoo.com.

Birthing Center Open House. For parents, sibs, grandparents, etc. CVMC, 1st Wed., 5:30-7PM. RSVP/Info. 371-4613.

Total Joint Replacement Class. CVMC. Conference Rms 1 & 2. Free. 1st & 3rd Thurs., 2-3PM. Info: 371-4357.

Breastfeeding Support Group. CVMC Garden Path Birthing Center, 1st Mon., 5:30-7PM. Info: 371-4415.

Infant & Child Car Seat Inspections. Berlin Fire Station. Free. 1st Fri., 12-4PM. Appointments required: 371-4198.

Safe Disposal of Prescription Drugs. Berlin Police, 108 Shed Rd., 223-4401. Get rid of old or unused meds at these local permanent safe disposal sites.


YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program. United Church of Bethel, Church St. Thurs., 11AM-12PM. Free. Info: 728-7714.


Rockinghorse Support Circle. Grace Methodist Church. For young women w/ or w/o kids, childcare & transportation available. Wed., 1-2:30PM. Info: 479-1086.

New Hope II Support Group. Grace United Methodist, Mon., 7-9PM. Info: 1-800-564-2106.


Mothers of Preschoolers. Meal & childcare provided. New Covenant Church, 2252 Ridge Rd., 3rd Fri., 6PM. Info: 276-3022.

Health-focused Group. Learn to cope w/ life’s passages. Wed., 7-8PM. Info: 276-3142.


Fiddle Lessons with Katie Trautz: Mon., Info: 279-2236; Dungeons & Dragons, Fri., 3-5:30PM. All at Cabot Library, 563-2721.


Men’s & Women’s Bible Study Groups. County Road, Wed., 7PM. Info: 485-7577.

Open Mic Whammy Bar, 41 W. County Rd. Wed. Info: 229-4329.


Story Time. For ages 0- 5. Chelsea Public Library, Wed., 1:15PM. Info: 685-2188.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Nonprofit support grp. United Church of Chelsea, North Common, Wed., 5:45PM. Info: 685-2271.

Chronic Conditions Support Group. Chelsea Senior Center, in the United Church of Chelsea, 13 North Common. Free. Fri. 8:30-11AM. Info:728-7714.

Chelsea Historical Society House/Museum. Open 3rd Sat. May-Oct., FREE, 10AM.-12PM. Info: 685-4447.


Story Hour. Aldrich Library York Branch, Tues., ages 0-3. 10AM., ages 3-5 10:30AM. Info: 476-5118.


Touch of Grace Assembly of God Church, corner Rts. 15 &16.Sun. worship 10AM; Tues. Bible study (call for info). Wed. youth group: 5PM dinner, 6PM activity. Info: 472-5550.


Men’s Ministry. Crossroads Christian Church. Mon. 7-9PM. Men’s Breakfast: 2nd Sat., 8AM. Sun. Service: 9:30-11AM. Info: 476-8536.

Twin Valley Senior Center. 4583 U.S. Rte 2. Open Mon., Weds., Fri., 9AM-2PM. For class listing and info: 223-3322.


YA Book Club: 3rd Mon., 6:30PM; Book Discussion Group: 4th Mon., 7PM; Crafts & Conversation, Wed., 1-3PM. Round Robin Storytime for kids age 0-5: Tues., 10AM. All at Groton Public Library. Info: 584-3358.


Caregiver Support Group. Agency on Aging, rear entrance Merchants Bank, 2nd Thurs. 229-0308 x306.

Peace and Justice Coalition. G.R.A.C.E. Arts bldg (old firehouse), Tues., 7PM. Info: 533-2296.

Nurturing Fathers Program. Light supper included. Thurs., 6-8:30PM. Registration/info: 472-5229.


Playgroup. Twinfield Preschool, Mon., 11AM-12:30PM. (except when school not in session).

Jaquith Public Library Activities. Old Schoolhouse Common, Story & Play Group: Wed. 10-11:30AM. Book Group for Adults: stop by for copy of the book, 4th Mon., 7PM. Info: 426-3581.


Food Shelf. United Methodist Church, Sat., 9-10:30AM.


GSD Veterans Group, Christ Episcopal Church. 6PM-8:30PM. 2nd & 4th Wed. Info: 825-2045.

1st Friday Folk Dancing. Montpelier Senior Activity Center. 1st Friday of the month. Donation: $3-5. Info: 223-2518.

Irish Session. Sat.,2PM-5PM & Southern Old Time Music Jam. 2nd and 4th Sun., 10AM-12:30PM. Both take place at Bagitos, 28 Main St.

Sunday School. Christian Science Church, 145 State St., Sun., 10:30AM.

Robin’s Nest Nature Playgroup. North Branch Nature Center. Mon. 9:30-11:30AM. Info: 229-6206.

Montpelier Kiwanis Club. Tues., 6PM. at The Steak House. All are welcome. Info: 229-6973.

Onion River Exchange Tool Library. 46 Barre St. Over 85 tools. Wed., 10AM-2PM, Thurs., 10AM-2PM.

Rainbow Umbrella of Central Vermont, 58 Barre St. An LGBTQ group. 3rd Tues., 5:45PM for a casual dinner at a local restaurant. Info: RUCVTAdmin@PrideCenterVT.org.

Friday Night Group. Open to all LGBTQ youth ages 13-22. Pizza & social time, facilitated by adults from Outright VT. Unitarian Church, 2nd & 4th Fri., 6:30-8PM. Info: 223-7035.

Meditation. Mon.,1PM.; Intro to Yoga, Tues. 4PM; Consults, Fri. 11AM. Free classes, limits apply. Fusion Studio, 56 East State St. Info: 272-8923.

Open Library. Resurrection Baptist Church. Sun. 12:30-2PM.

Central VT Roller Derby’s Wrecking Doll Society. Intro to roller derby, gear supplied, bring mouth guard. Montpelier Rec. Center, Barre St., Sat. 5-6:30PM. Info: www.twincityriot.com.

Celiac Support Group. Tulsi Tea Room, 34 Elm St., 2nd Wed., 4-5PM. Info: 598-9206.

MSAC Public Activities. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St. FEAST Together: Tues. & Fri.,12-1PM. RSVP 262-6288. Living Strong: Mon. 2:30-3:30PM. & Fri. 2-3PM; Crafters Group: Wed., 12-2PM. Photography Club: Thurs., 12-1PM; Ukulele Group: Thurs., 6-8PM; Walks with Joan: Tues., 10-11AM; Italian Group: Tues., 1:15-2:45PM; Trash Tramps: Tues., 2-3PM.For info on a listing: 223-2518.

A Course In Miracles Study Group. Christ Church, Tues., 7PM. Info: 229-5253.

Parent’s Group & Meet-Up. Connect with local parents to share advice & info. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Hayes Rm, 1st Mon., 10-11:30AM. Info: mamasayszine@gmail.com.

Families Anonymous. For families or friends who have issues with addiction, alcohol and/or mental illness. Bethany Church, 2nd floor youth room, Mon., 7-8PM. Info: 229-6219.

Freeride Montpelier Open Shop Nights. Need help w/a bike repair? Come to the volunteer-run community bike shop. 89 Barre St., Wed. 4-6PM. Info: freeridemontpelier.org.

Free Community Meals. Mon: Unitarian Church, 11AM-1PM; Tues: Bethany Church, 11:30AM-1PM; Wed: Christ Church, 11AM-12:30PM; Thurs: Trinity Church, 11:30AM-1PM; Fri: St. Augustine Church, 11AM-12:30PM; Last Sun., Bethany Church, 4:30-6:30PM.

Grandparents Raising Their Children’s Children. Support group, childcare provided. Resurrection Baptist Church, 144 Elm St., 2nd Thurs., 6-8PM. Info: 476-1480.

Calico County Quilters. All skill levels welcome. 2nd Sat. Sept. through June, 1-3PM. Location info: 244-7001.

Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA). Bethany Church basement, Tues., 6:30PM. Info: 229-9036.

Kellogg-Hubbard Library Activities. 135 Main St., Story Time: Tues/Fri, 10:30AM; Sit N Knit: age 6 & up: Mon., 3:30-4PM; Read to Coco: Wed., 3:30-4:30PM; Origami Club: Thurs., 3-4PM; Read with Arlo: Thurs. 4-5PM. Info:223-3338.

CHADD ADHD Parent Support Group. Childcare not available. Woodbury College, 2nd Tues., 5:30-7:30PM. Info: 498-5928.

Resurrection Baptist Church Weekly Events. 144 Elm St. Sun., 9:45AM. Bible Study; 11AM. Worship Service; Wed., 7PM. Prayer Meeting.

Good Beginnings of Central VT. 174 River St. Drop-In Hours at the Nest. 1st floor Weds/Thurs/Fri., 9AM-3PM. Babywearers of Central Vermont meet upstairs, 4th Mon., 5:45-7:45PM & 2nd Thurs., 9:30-11:30AM. Info: 595-7953. Breastfeeding support: 3rd Thurs., 9:30- 11:30AM; Nursing Beyond a Year: 3rd Fri., 9:30-11:30AM (802-879-3000).

Al-Anon. Trinity Methodist Church, Main St., Sun., 6:15-7:30PM. Info:1-866-972-5266.

Al-Anon. Bethany Church basement, 115 Main St., Tues. & Thurs. 12-1PM., Wed. 7-8PM. Info: 1-866-972-5266.

SL AA. 12-step recovery group for sex/relationship problems. Bethany Church, Wed., 5PM. Info: 249-6825.

Survivors of Incest Anonymous. Bethany Church parlor, 115 Main St., Mon., 5PM. Please call first: 229-9036 or 454-8402.

Brain Injury Support Group. Unitarian Church, 3rd Thurs., 1:30-2:30PM. Info: 1-877-856-1772.

Playgroups: Dads & Kids, Thurs., 6-7:30PM. and Sat., 9:30-11AM, at Family Center of Washington County. Held during school year only.

Kindred Connections Peer to Peer Cancer Support for patients & caregivers. Info: 1-800-652-5064.

Christian Meditation. Christ Church, Mon., 12-1PM.

Mood Disorders Support Group. Bethany Church, 115 Main St. Support group open to anyone coping with a mood disorder. Wed., 4-5PM. Free. Info: 917-1959.

Safe Disposal of Prescription Drugs. Montpelier Police, 1 Pitkin Court, 223-3445 & Washington County Sheriff, 10 Elm St., 223-3001. Get rid of old or unused meds at these local permanent safe disposal sites.

MEMORY CAFE. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St. 2nd Sat., 10AM-11:30AM. People in early-mid-stage memory loss disorders & care partners come together to connect and support one another. Info: 229-9630.

Community Song Circle. Center for Arts & Learning, 46 Barre St. 1st Sat. except July/Aug., 6-8PM. Info: www.cal-vt.org.


Story Time & Playgroup. Jaquith Public Library. Wed., 10-11:30AM. For kids age 0-6. Program not held days Twinfield Union is closed.


Mad River Chorale. Rehearsals at Harwood Union H.S., Mon., 7-9PM. Info: 496-2048.


Overeaters Anonymous. First Congregational Church, 85 Upper Main St., Fri., 12PM. Info: 888-2356.

River Arts Events. Photo Co-op Drop-in 3rd Thurs., 6PM-8PM. $5 suggested donation. Poetry Clinic Drop-in 1st & 3rd Tues., 6PM-8PM. $5 suggested donation.


Bingo. Northfield Senior Center. Mon., 4PM.

Civil Air Patrol Cadet Program. Ages 12-18. Readiness & Regional Technology Center, Norwich campus, Tues., 6-8:30PM. Info: capitalcomposite@yahoo.com.

Clogging & Irish Step Lessons. W/Green Mountain Cloggers, ages 8-78. Sun., 5-8PM. Info: 522-2935.

Playgroup. United Church of Northfield. Wed., 9:30-11AM. Held only when school in session. Info: 262-3292 x113.

Safe Disposal of Prescription Drugs. Northfield Police, 110 Wall St., 485-9181. Get rid of old or unused meds at these local permanent safe disposal sites.


Community Supper Support Group, Grace United Methodist Church. 4th Tues., 6PM-7PM. Info: michaelbix@gmail.com.

Cardio Funk Class. the Community Center. Fri., 5-6PM. Info: email shannonkellymovement@gmail.com.

Cutler Memorial Library Activities. Classic Book Club: 1st Mon., 6PM; Tuesday Night Knitters (except 1st Tues.). Info: 454-8504.

Diabetes Discussion & Support Group. Everyone welcome. The Health Center conf. room, 3rd Thurs., 1:30PM. Info:322-6600.


Health Support Groups. Maple Leaf Room at Gifford Medical Center. Tobacco Cessation Program regularly offers four-week “Quit in Person” group sessions. Info: 728-7714.

Diabetes Management Program. Kingwood Health Center (lower level conf. room), 1422 VT Route 66. Thurs., 10AM-12:30PM. Six week program for people diagnosed with type-2 diabetes. Info/register: 728-7714.

New Business Forum. Vermont Tech Enterprise Center, 1540 VT Rte 66, 2nd Wed.s, 11:30AM-1PM. Info: 728-9101.

Yoga Classes. All ages & levels. Donations benefit Safeline. VTC Campus Center, last Sun. of month, 2-3:30PM.

Randolph Senior Ctr. Activites, 6 Hale St., Lift for Life Exercises: 8:30AM,Tu/Th & Weds/Fri; Cribbage: Mon., 10AM; Bingo: Mon., 10:30AM; Bridge: Mon., at the Joslyn House, 2:15PM;Mahjongg: Tues., 10AM; Crafts: Wed., 10:30AM; Knit-Wits: Thurs., 10AM; Foot Clinics: 1st Wed., call to sign up; Book Club: 1st Wed., 12:45PM. Info: 728-9324.

Cancer Support Group. Gifford Conference Ctr, 2nd Tues., 9:30-11AM. Info:728-2270.

Storytime. Kimball Library. Wed., 11AM, ages 2-5; Toddler-time, Fri., 10:30AM; Gathering for handwork, 2nd & 4th Mon., 6PM.


Community Acupuncture Night. Free assessment & treatment. Donations welcome. Three Moons Wellness, 859 Old County Rd., 2nd fl., last Weds., 4-7PM. RSVP: 272-3690.


Knit and Play. Warren Public Library. Bring your kids & your projects. All levels. Thurs., 9:30-11:30AM.


Central VT ATV Club. Washington Fire Station, 3rd Tues., 6:30PM. Info: 224-6889.

Calef Mem. Library Activities. Art & Adventure w/ April: 3rd Sat., 1AM; Storytime: Mon., 11AM; Tech Help Drop-In: Sat., 10AM-2PM. Info: 883-2343.


Waterbury Public Library Activities. Preschool Story Time: Thurs., 10AM. Baby & Toddler Story Time: Mon., 10AM. Crafts: Tues., 3-4PM. Info: 244-7036.


Bible Study Group. Waterbury Center Grange. Sun., 5-6PM. Bring your bible, coffee provided. Info: 498-4565.


Fire District #3, Prudential Committee. Monthly meeting, 105 Main St., 2nd Tues., 6PM.

Safe Disposal of Prescription Drugs. Barretown Police, 149 Websterville Rd., 479-0508. Get rid of old or unused meds at these local permanent safe disposal sites.


Bible Study. New Hope Methodist Church, 2 Gendron Rd. Wed., 6:30PM.


Bible Study. Christian Alliance Church, Sun., 6PM. Info: 476-3221.


Woodbury Community Library Winter Hours: Mon/Wed., 1-5PM, Sat., 10AM-12PM. Knitting/Handworkers’ Circle: Sat., 10AM-12PM. All ages & abilities.Valley Lake Road. Info: 472-5710.


Knitting Night. The Wool Shed, Tues., 6:30-8:30PM.

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