Ongoing Events

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Ongoing Events

BARREWeekly Business Networking in Central Vermont, Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce, 33 Stewart Ln. 8AM-9:30AM. Thurs. Free. Info: mike@eternitymarketing.com.

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.

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.

Additional Recycling Collection Center, Open for collection Mon., Wed., Fri. 11:30-5:30PM, 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 & You, Have questions? We have answers. Central Vermont Council on Aging, 59 N. Main St., Suite 200, 2nd & 4th Tues. of the month. Call 479-0531 to register.

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

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.

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

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

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.

Al-Anon Family Groups, Turning Point, 489 South Main St. Use back door of parking lot. Older children friendly. Sat. 5-6PM. Info: vermontalanonalateen.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. Safe and supportive place for individuals/families in or seeking substance abuse recovery. Open Mon/Tue/Thur: 10AM-5PM; Wed/Fri: 10AM-9PM; Sat: 6PM-9PM. For info and programs, call 479-7373.

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

Grief & Bereavement Support Group, Central Vermont Home Health and 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.

Granite City Grocery Volunteers, every 3rd Wed./month at 6PM at The Quarry Kitchen & Spirits, second floor. Info: gaylepoinsette@gmail.com.

Granite City Grocery’s Board Meeting, every 2nd Tuesday at 6PM. Open to public. 

Community Movie Night at the Barre Universalist Church. Join us for a family-friendly film each Sunday evening throughout the summer.  All are welcome, doors open at 4:00 pm, popcorn will be served, details can be found at the church or online at http://www.FirstChurchBarreUU.org/ or https://www.facebook.com/FirstChurchBarreUU/ . Donations are always appreciated.

Writers for Recovery A FREE 10-week writing workshop for people recovering from addiction. Thursdays 6-7:30PM from August 8-Octobeer 10. All are welcome, no writing experience necessary!

Small Group Bible Studies sponsored by VT Christian Radio WJPL-LP 92.1 FM. In the Aldrich Public Library upstairs conference room, 6 Washington St. Thursdays at 6PM. All are welcome.

BerlinContra Dance No experience and no partner needed. All dances are taught plus an introductory session at 7:45. Everyone welcome! The dance takes place at the Capital City Grange Hall, 6612 Rt 12, just 1 mile south of Montpelier. Please bring clean, soft-soled shoes. Admission is $10 adults, $5 kids and low income, $15 dance supporters. Questions? Call Tim Swartz at 802-225-8921, visit: http://capitalcitygrange.org/dancing/contradancing. Every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Saturday year round.

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

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

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

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

CHELSEAStory 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.

E. HARDWICK– Bible Study, Touch of Grace Assembly of God Church, Tues. 10AM; . Bible study (call for info); Wed. Youth Group, 5PM dinner, 6PM activity. Info: 472-5550.

East MontpelierFREE Zumba-like Fitness Dance for Women 18+, East Montpelier Elementary, Sundays, 4-5PM. Info: zabundancejoy@gmail.com.

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 & info: 223-3322.

Peck Farm Orchard 750 Sibley Rd. PYO Apple & Pumpkins. Open September and October. Wed-Sun 9-5. Take a stroll through our kid-friendly corn maze, pick a variety of apples and pumpkins and enjoy some of our seasonal fresh-pressed cider! And don’t forget to enjoy free hayrides on the weekends. Located only 10 minutes outside of Vermont’s capital city. Check out our website or find us on Facebook.

GROTON– 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.

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

Peace & 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.

MARSHFIELDPlaygroup, Twinfield Preschool, Mon., 8:15AM-9:45AM (except when school not in session).

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

MONTPELIERElders Together, a Free, drop-in support group for older elders, meets monthly on the first Friday. 1:00PM to 2:30 PM, Montpelier Sr. Activity Center, 58 Barre St. Call 223-8140 for info.

First Church of Christ, Scientist Sunday School welcomes children for Sunday school to learn how to feel close to god everyday. 10:30AM. 223-2477.

Free Coffee House Potluck, 1st Fri. at the Trinity Methodist Church. 7PM-9PM.

Healing Rhythms – Drumming Through Grief, 4th Tues. of the month through Oct. Christ Episcopol Church. Registration required, call 224-2241. No drumming experience is necessary. 

Vermont College of Fine Arts Friday Night Reading Series, Cafe Anna, 1st floor of College Hall, 36 College St. 5:30-7:30PM. Free snacks.

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

2nd Friday Folk Dancing, Montpelier Senior Activity Center. Donation: $5. November-March. Info: 223-2518.

Irish Session, Sat.,2PM-5PM, Bagitos, 28 Main St.

Southern Old Time Music Jam, 2nd & 4th Sun., 10AM-12:30PM. Bagitos, 28 Main St.

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.

Friday Night Group, Open to all LGBTQ youth ages 13-22. Pizza and 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.

Capital City Farmers Market 9AM-1PM every Saturday at 60 State St. Dozens of local vendors with delicious and wholesome wares. EBT, SNAP and Crop Cash accepted.

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 (EXCEPT July 24, July 27, July 31, August 3). 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.  Elders Together first Friday of the month 1-2:30PM.

A Course in Miracles, at Christ Episcopal Church, 64 State St., each Tues., 7-8PM. Info: 622-4516.

Parent’s Group & Meet-Up, Connect with local parents to share advice and 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.

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. 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. & Sat., 9:30-11AM, at Family Center of Washington County. Held during school year only.

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

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

Mood Disorders Support Group, 149 State St., last entryway, first floor. Peer and professionally led support for people coping with mental illness. Wed. 4-5PM. Free. Info: 917-1959.

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

Memory Cafe, is no longer at the Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St. It is now called MEMORABLE TIMES CAFE hosted Central Vermont Council on Aging and the State of Vermont ABLE Library and will be held the 3rd Wednesday of each month October through March at the Vermont History Center, 60 Washington St., Barre, VT. Contact Barb Asen, CVCOA Family Caregiver Support Director, at basen@cvcoa.org or 802-476-2681 

Community Song Circle, Center for Arts and Learning, 46 Barre St. 1st Sun. except July/Aug., 6-8PM. Info: vtcommunitysing@gmail.com.

Walk-Through Wednesday Open House at Orchard Valley Waldorf School, Grace Farm Campus, 2290 VT Rt. 14N, East Montpelier. Join us on the first Wednesday of each month – October 2, November 6, and December 4 – for an introductory visit to the OVWS grade school on our Grace Farm campus from 8:30-9:30am. Contact enrollment@ovws.org or call 456-7400 with questions. Please register by noon the day prior.

Suicide Grief Support Group – for anyone who has lost a loved one to suicide. Meets the second Monday of each month, 6:00-7:30, in Montpelier. Please contact Michele Delaney at 802-223-4752 for intake screening and location.

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

MORRISVILLE“The Role of Power, Authority & Control in Groups” Monthly Meeting, Morristown Centennial Library, 20 Lower Main St. 1st Tues. 5:30PM-7PM. Info: gerette@dreamhavenvt.com.

Overeaters Anonymous, 12-step program for people who identify as overeaters, compulsive eaters, food addicts, anorexics, bulimics, etc. All welcome; no dues or fees. Info re: place & time: 863-2655.

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.

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

Civil Air Patrol Cadet Program, Ages 12-18. Readiness and 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.

NorwichContradance at Tracy Hall 300 Main St. every 2nd and 4th Saturday through December. Admission is $12; students $8; under 16 free.

PLAINFIELDFarmers Market, Fri., 4-7 P.M., Mill Street. Local produce, plants, crafts, maple syrup, teas and service, and more.

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

Cardio Funk Class. At 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.

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

Caregiver Support Group, Gifford Medical Center. 2-3PM. Meets 2nd Wed. of the month. Info: 728-7781.

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 Weds., 11:30AM-1PM. Info: 728-9101.

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

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.

ThetfordSummer Dances Fourth Saturday Dances at the East Thetford Pavilion 140 Pavilion Road, – near Cedar Circle Farm. Admission:  $12 adults, under 16 – $5. more info: uvdm.org/ contact Bill Shepard (802) 785-2855

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

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

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

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

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

Winter Clothing Drive at Waterbury Center Community Church, 3582 Waterbury-Stowe Rd. Donations accepted from September 5th to October 1st. There is a bin behind the church to place your items. Free distribution of clothing on October 18th from 5-7pm; Saturday, October 19th from 9 am–3 pm; and Monday October 20th from 1 am–4pm. All are welcome

WATERBURY CTRBible Study Group, Waterbury Ctn Grange. Sun., 5-6PM. Bring bible, coffee provided. Info: 498-4565.

WEBSTERVILLESafe 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.

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

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

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

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