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Thursday, March 23

Book fair in Weybridge. Thursday, March 23, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Weybridge Elementary School. WeybridgeElementary will hold its used book fairin the school common room at 210, Quaker Village Road.Smaller donations of new and gently used books for the fair may be dropped off in the collection box inside the school doors. Larger donations may be brought to the common room after March 20. Info: 545-2113 [email protected].

Noonday recital in Middlebury. Thursday, March 23, 12:15-12:45 p.m., St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. Join us for a noonday Lenten recital with Betsy Killorin, flautist and George Matthew Jr., accompanist in a program of Baroque music. Bring a lunch. Event is free.

Competitive bidding bridge class in Middlebury. Thursday, March 23, 5:50-7:30 p.m., Ilsley Public Library. This six-lesson class led by Gisela Palmer is open to players who have completed the equivalent of an introductory course in bridge. The class will use Audrey Grant’s Bridge Basics 2: Competitive Bidding. Free. Contact Gisela for details: 462-3373.

Ukranian Easter Egg Decorating in Salisbury. Thursday, March 23, 7-8 p.m., Salisbury Public Library. Ellen Bodin will demonstrate the Pysansky process for creating colorful and detailed designs. If people are interested in creating these eggs themselves, the library will schedule a workshop later.

 

 

 

 

Friday, March 24

Book fair in Weybridge. Friday, March 24, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Weybridge Elementary School. WeybridgeElementary will hold its used book fairin the school common room at 210, Quaker Village Road.Smaller donations of new and gently used books for the fair may be dropped off in the collection box inside the school doors. Larger donations may be brought to the common room after March 20. Info: 545-2113 [email protected].

Fridays at the Museum.Friday, March 24, 12:15 p.m., Middlebury College Museum of Art. Professor Pieter Broucke, Associate Curator of Ancient Art, gives a gallery talk in conjunction with the Museum's American Faces exhibition. This talk will focus on works of art in the Museum's permanent collection of Roman art, which includes a newly acquired portrait from Fayum. Sponsored by the Middlebury College Museum of Art. Free.www.middlebury.edu/artsor802-443-3168.

All you can eat fish fry in Bristol. Friday, March 24, 5-7 p.m., St. Ambrose Catholic Church Parish Hall. The menu will include fried or baked haddock, French fries, coleslaw, beverage and dessert. Adults $12.50; children age 9 and under $6; immediate family of five $37. For more information call St. Ambrose Church at 453-2488.

Opening reception in Vergennes. Friday, March 24, 5-8 p.m., Creative Space Gallery, 214 Main St. Opening reception for “Glass Art: Molten Color and Frozen Forms” which features work by artists who are masters of working with glass as well as emerging glass artists.

Table of Grace free meal in Vergennes. Friday, March 24, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Vergennes Congregational Church. The menu will include lasagna, salad, bread and dessert. Come and bring your friends. Free.

Burlington Taiko Group performance in Ripton. Friday, March 24, 6:30 p.m., Ripton Community House. The Burlington Taiko school residency program will come to Ripton Elementary as part of a school-wide theme study of “How We Express Ourselves.” Free performance Friday evening. Open to the public.

 

 

Saturday, March 25

Snowshoe or hike at Spirit in Nature Trails in Ripton. Saturday, March 25, Spirit in Nature, Ripton. Easy 2-5 miles depending on the number of paths we choose to explore; gently rolling terrain at a moderate pace. This is a dog friendly hike. Contact Mike Greenwood at [email protected], or at 349-5653 or Anne Christie at [email protected] or at 388-4347 for additional information.

Maple Syrup Open House and Pancake Breakfast in Cornwall. Saturday, March 25, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Bread Loaf View Farm, 564 Cider Mill Road, Cornwall. For kid and adults of all ages. Come for delicious buttermilk pancakes and sausage links covered in award winning maple syrup. Come learn about Vermont’s oldest traditions, take a horse drawn wagon ride and taste freshly boiled syrup! See the maple operation, smell the sweet steam, sample maple products, including our newest creation Rye Whiskey Barrel-Aged Maple Syrup. All visitors receive “Friends & Family” discount pricing during events. $6/plate includes pancakes, sausage, milk and coffee.

Tinker with Arduinos in Orwell. Saturday, March 25, 10 a.m., Orwell Free Library. Come play with programmable circuit boards with guidance from a master Maker Heath Hescock. This workshop is for those who attended the Introduction to Robotics on March 11 and those with a basic knowledge of the technology.

Open House Wildlife Meeting in Middlebury. Saturday, March 25, 12:30-5 p.m., Middlebury Union High School. Vermont Fish & Wildlife will hold an Open House Wildlife Meeting where you can learn about wildlife directly from Fish & Wildlife biologists and wardens. Free refreshments will be available.

“Idomeneo” in Middlebury. Saturday, March 25, 1 p.m., Town Hall Theater. “Idomeneo” will be broadcast as part of the MET Live in HD series. Tickets $24/$10 students and may be purchased at www.townhalltheater.org, over the phone at 382-9222 or in person at Town Hall Theater Box Office.

Book presentation and signing in Middlebury. Saturday, March 25, 2 p.m., The Residence at Otter Creek. Don't miss Vermont's fabulous duo — Julia Alvarez and Sabra Field — as they celebrate the publication of "Where do they go?" a moving and comforting new book for children and readers of all ages. Together, they will read from the book and talk about its origins and purpose. Each will talk about their own process. Come meet these wonderful women! Event is free and open to the public. RSVP to Connie Leach at [email protected] or 388-1220.

Addison County Hospice Fundraiser in Middlebury. Saturday, March 25, 4-6 p.m., Middlebury Inn. Raffle and auction for Addison County Hospice. Purchase tickets at Sweet Cecily, Vermont Book Shop, Middlebury Inn, G. Stone Motors, Addison County Home Health & Hospice, Hospice Volunteer Services, Rosie’s Restaurant. Tickets $25 each. First prize is a six-night/seven-day vacation to Nashville, Tenn. for two including airfare. Second prize is $500 cash. You don’t need to be present to win.

Ham supper in Brandon. Saturday, March 25, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Brandon United Church. The menu will be scalloped potatoes, ham, coleslaw, green beans, rolls and dessert. $10/adults; children under age 12 $5; free for children under age 6.

Second Annual Talent Showcase and Italian Dinner in Salisbury. Saturday, March 25, 6:30 p.m., Salisbury Community School. The Friends of the Community School are hosting the Second Annual Talent Showcase and Italian Dinner. Tickets for the dinner, which is being catered by the Storm Café, are $10 per adult, $5 per child or $30 per family. The community is invited to the dinner and to watch the acts by students and family members.

Snow White Variety Show in Vergennes. Saturday, March 25, 7 p.m., Vergennes Union High School. Ferrisburgh Children’s Theater will present the “Snow White Variety Show.” Tickets $6 adults; $3 children; available at the door. Fore more information call 877-3463.

 

 

Sunday, March 26

All you can eat pancake breakfast in New Haven. Sunday, March 26, 7-10:30 a.m., New Haven Volunteer Fire Department. The menu will include plain or blueberry pancakes, French toast, pure Vermont maple syrup, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, coffee, tea and juice.

All you can eat public breakfast in Vergennes. Sunday, March 26, 7:30-10 a.m., Vergennes Masonic Lodge, 54 School St. All you can eat breakfast will include eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, blueberry pancakes, French toast, home fries, waffles, corned beef hash, sausage gravy and biscuits, juice, coffee and tea. $8. Everyone is welcome. Proceeds are used to support various local community needs and organizations.

Sunday Music Series: Moose Crossing Jazz Trio in Middlebury. Sunday, March 26, 2 p.m., The Residence at Otter Creek. Moose Crossing is the go-to group for the jazz aficionado looking for classics from Duke Ellington and Frank Sinatra, to Miles Davis and John Coltrane, and hard driving funk tunes from Josef Zawinul to Herbie Hancock, with some original jazz music too! Free and open to the public. Handicap accessible. RSVP to Connie Leach at [email protected] or 388-1220.

Addison Town Historical Society meeting in Addison. Sunday, March 26, 4 p.m., Addison Fire Station, 44 Route 17. The quarterly meeting of the Addison Town Historical Society will be held. Cliff “Bucky” Douglas will talk about early post offices in Addison, and how the town went from four to none. Light refreshments will be served.

 

 

Monday, March 27

Legislative Breakfast in Salisbury. Monday, March 27, 7 a.m., Salisbury Congregational Church. The legislative breakfast will be held in the church basement, which is handicap accessible through the side door. Everyone is welcome to come meet the representatives and discuss issues of concern during this session.

 

 

Tuesday, March 28

Estate planning basics presentation in Middlebury. Tuesday, March 28, 3 p.m., Eastview at Middlebury, Community Room. Kathy Boe will present an “Estate Planning Basics” presentation. Open to all.

Zig Zag Lit Mag release party in Middlebury. Tuesday, March 28, 6 p.m., Vermont Book Shop. Zig Zag Lit Mag will release their second issue. There will be readings and performances by local contributors as well as coffee and donuts. Free to the public.

Fly Tying Class for Beginners in Middlebury. Tuesday, March 28, 7-9 p.m., Middlebury Union High School, room H005. Fly tying class for beginners offered by the New Haven River Anglers Association. Instruction and materials provided at no cost. $50 refundable deposit for tools. Limited to 12 participants. Call Peter Burton 388-6876 to register.

 

 

Wednesday, March 29

“Should There be Limits to Free Speech on Campuses?” talk in Middlebury. Wednesday, March 29, 4:30 p.m., EastView at Middlebury, Community Room. Matt Dickinson will give a talk titled, “Should There be Limits to Free Speech on College Campuses?” Open to the public.

Burlington Taiko Group student performance in Ripton. Wednesday, March 29, 6 p.m., Ripton Community House. The Burlington Taiko school residency program will come to Ripton Elementary as part of a school-wide theme study of “How We Express Ourselves,” with a student drumming performance Friday evening. Free and open to the public.

“Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age” showing in Vergennes. Wednesday, March 29, 7 p.m., VUHS auditorium. This award-winning documentary is about the impact of the digital age on children and how to help families minimize harmful effects and find balance. The film is a little over an hour, and there will be a short optional discussion afterwards.

Slideshow about the Tour du Mont Blanc in Starksboro. Wednesday, March 29, 7-9 p.m., Starksboro Public Library. Join Deb Van Schaack for a slideshow about the Tour du Mont Blanc, a hiking trail that she hiked with her daughter Hannah in the summer of 2014. One of Europe's oldest and most classic hiking trails, the Tour du Mont Blanc encircles the Mont Blanc Massif, passking through France, Italy and Switzerland in 110 miles.

 

Thursday, March 30

Noonday recital in Middlebury. Thursday, March 30, 12:15-12:45 p.m., St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. The Middlebury Union High School Jazz Ensemble, known as “Midd Jazz” will be performing a concert, with Anne Severy, director. Bring a lunch. Event is free.

Rabies clinic in Leicester. Thursday, March 30, 5-6:30 p.m., Leicester Town office. The rabies clinic will be a joint clinic with Leicester and Salisbury. Town clerk Sue Scott will be present so you can register your dogs during the clinic. Remember to bring a copy of your last rabies certificate; dogs should be leashed and cats in carriers.

 

 

 

Friday, March 31

Lenten Fish Fry in Vergennes. Friday, March 31, 5-7 p.m., St. Peter’s Parish Hall. Come join us for battered baked haddock, fries, macaroni and cheese, green beans, coleslaw, rolls, punch, milk and coffee. Adults $12, children under 12 $6. Children under 6 are free. Immediate family (only) $35. Please bring a dessert to share. For more information call 877-2367.

Opening reception in Middlebury. Friday, March 31, 5-7 p.m., Jackson Gallery, Town Hall Theater. An opening reception will be held for graphic designer Sanford Farrier’s collection “Plays Not Yet Written.” For more information call 802-382-9222 or visit www.townhalltheater.org.

“The World According to Sound” in Middlebury. Friday, March 31, 7:30 p.m., Town Hall Theater. NPR’s “The World According to Sound,” a series of radio shows that air during All Things Considered, comes to Town Hall Theater. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased at www.townhalltheater.org, by phone 802-382-9222 or in person at Town Hall Theater Box Office (daily except Sunday, noon-5 p.m.).

 

 

Saturday, April 1

Friends of Middlebury Baseball Seventh Annual Pancake Breakfast in Cornwall. Saturday, April 1, 8 a.m.-noon, Bread Loaf View Farm, 564 Cider Mill Road. The menu will be pancakes with fresh maple syrup, maple cream and maple sugar, sausage, donuts, chocolate milk and white milk. Adult plate $8; child plate $4. Proudly supported by local donors.

VFW annual spring fling in Middlebury. Saturday, April 1, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., VFW Post 7823, Exchange Street. VFW annual spring fling with crafts, flea market, food tables and over 25 vendors. Lunch will be served.

Used book sale in Middlebury. Saturday, April 1, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Ilsley Public Library. Over 300 excellent books about Vermont or by Vermontauthors will be featured at a used book sale sponsored by Friends of Ilsley Public Library. Accessible by elevator or stairs, the sale features books in many categories at bargain prices. All sales benefit library programs.

Country and gospel benefit concert in Bristol.Saturday, April 1, 5:30 p.m., First Baptist Church of Bristol. The menu will include shepherd’s pie, brownies a la mode and more. $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-12, and children under age 5 are free. Music by “Old Bones” will begin at 6:30 p.m. All proceeds will make emergency surgeries and necessary food and supplies available for over 115 vulnerable Ugandan children through the work of Village2Village Project, a charity born in Bristol and founded by Laurie Kroll.

Barn Dance at Tourterelle in New Haven.Saturday, April 1, 7-9 p.m., Tourterelle Restaurant. Kick up your heels and kick off spring at the Beeman Elementary annual fundraiser. There will be a live band, beautiful setting and lots of fun to be had by all. $10 adult; $5 kids; $25 family.

Piano and cello concert in Brandon. Saturday, April 1, Brandon Music Café, 7:30 p.m. Pianist Diana Fanning and cellist Dieuwke Davydov will perform a concert at Brandon Music Café, 62 Country Club Road. For more information visit www.brandon-music.net.

Pop-Up Plays in Middlebury. Saturday, April 1, 7:30 p.m., Town Hall Theater. This year’s Pop-Up Play participants are a handy mix of newcomers and old pros. Tickets are $12 and available at www.townhalltheater.org, calling 382-9222 or in person at THT box office Monday to Saturday, noon-5 p.m.

 

 

Sunday, April 2

Champlain Valley Fiddlers in Brandon. Sunday, April 2, noon-5 p.m., American Legion, Route 7, Brandon. Champlain Valley Fiddlers will perform. All fiddlers are welcome for fun and dancing. Refreshments will be available. For information call 897-7461.

MNFF winter screening series in Middlebury. Sunday, April 2, 2 p.m., Town Hall Theater. The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival winter screening series presents “Off The Rails,” a riveting documentary from Director Adam Irving that tells the incredible true story of Darius McCollum, a man living with Asperger’s syndrome. Tickets $12 for an individual film. The series pass, good for all five films, is $50. Info: 802-382-9222 or townhalltheater.org.

 

 

Tuesday, April 4

Presentation in Middlebury. Tuesday, April 4, 3 p.m., Eastview at Middlebury, Community Room. Professor John Elder will read from his book, “Pick Up the Flute: A Memoir Through Music” and play a few tunes.

Fly Tying Class for Beginners in Middlebury. Tuesday, April 4, 7-9 p.m., Middlebury Union High School, room H005. Offered by the New Haven River Anglers Association. Instruction and materials provided at no cost. $50 refundable deposit for tools. Limited to 12 participants. Call Peter Burton 388-6876 to register.

 

 

 

Wednesday, April 5

AARP Fraud Watch Network presentation in Middlebury. Wednesday, April 5, 2:30 p.m., EastView at Middlebury, Community Room. AARP Fraud Watch Network will present a series on cyber and community fraud and ID theft.

CCV information session in Middlebury. Wednesday, April 5, 5-6 p.m., CCV Middlebury, 10 Merchants Row #223. Community College of Vermont will hold an information session for everything you need to know about taking classes at CCV.

“Vincent Van Gogh and the Books He Read” in Middlebury. Wednesday, April 5, 7 p.m., Ilsley Public Library. Art historian Carol Berry will examine how literature influenced the life and art of Vincent Van Gogh in a talk that is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesday lecture series. Free and open to the public.

Two Twenty-Twos: Piano Solo Recital in Middlebury. Wednesday, April 5, 8 p.m., Mahaney Center for the Arts, Middlebury College. Junya Iwata '19, a piano student of Diana Fanning, will perform a solo piano recital — a culmination of his independent study work. Sponsored by the Department of Music. Free.

 

 

Thursday, April 6

Senior meal in Bristol. Thursday, April 6, noon, First Baptist Church of Bristol. The menu is meatloaf, mashed potatoes, carrots, homemade rolls and banana pudding dessert. Suggested donation $4. Come early and talk with friends and make new ones. Call Nancy at 453-5276 early to be sure to reserve a place.

Religion lecture in Middlebury. Thursday, April 6, 4:30 p.m., Hillcrest Orchard room, Middlebury College. Visiting Lecturer, Dr. Amanda Lucia, Associate Professor, Religious Studies from the University of California, Riverside, will give a lecture titled, “Romanticizing the Premodern: Charting Indices of Indigenous and Asian Religions in Contemporary American Spirituality.” Sponsored by the Religion Department and the South Asian Studies Program.

Second Annual Local Game Dinner at Tourterelle in New Haven. Thursday, April 6, 6:30 p.m., Tourterelle Restaurant. Enjoy a night of local game by hunters across the county, along with drinks and stories from seasons past. Live music by Brisson Boss & Pelletier. Reservations suggested. Suggested donation $40 per person or $20 per person if you donate three to four pounds of game. Info: www.tourterellevt.com.

 

 

Friday, April 7

Adam Boyce will perform “The Old Country Fiddler: Charles Ross Taggart, Vermont’s Traveling Entertainer” in Hancock. Friday, April 7, 11 a.m., Quin-Town Center for Seniors. The talk is free, open to the public and accessible to those with disabilities. Following the talk, the center will be serving lunch. RSVP to 802-767-3763 to make reservation. For more information, contact Jill Jesso-White at802-767-4128.

All you can eat fish fry in Bristol. Friday, April 7, 5-7 p.m., St. Ambrose Catholic Church Parish Hall. The menu will include fried or baked haddock, French fries, coleslaw, beverage and dessert. Adults $12.50; children age 9 and under $6; immediate family of five $37. For more information call St. Ambrose Church at 453-2488.

Poetry reading in Bristol. Friday, April 7, 6-7:30 p.m., Art on Main. Five local poets, Kara Van Vliet, Jon Turner, Basha Miles, Rachael Baird and Elyssa Cobb, will read from their poetry in celebration of National Poetry Month. Refreshments and conversation will follow.

Fish fry in Vergennes. Friday, April 7, 6-8 p.m., Vergennes Eagles Club. Fish fry at the Vergennes Eagles Club, $10 per person.

“2 Moon Smile” in Rochester. Friday, April 7, 7:30 p.m., Rochester Federated Church. Heliand Consort and Clogs will premier “2 Moon Smile,” a new chamber opera by Australian composer Padma Newsome. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission by donation.

 

 

Saturday, April 8

Monthly wildlife walk in Middlebury. Saturday, April 8, 8-10 a.m., Otter View Park. Otter Creek Audubon and the Middlebury Area Land Trust invite community members to help us survey birds and other wildlife at Otter View Park and the Hurd Grassland. Meet at the parking area of Otter View Park at the intersection of Weybridge St. and Pulp Mill Bridge Road in Middlebury. Birders of all ages and abilities welcome. For more information, call 388-1007 or 388-6019.

Weybridge School Tag Sale in Weybridge. Saturday, April 8, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Weybridge Elementary School, 210 Quaker Village Road. Donations of gently used household items, clothing, toys, books and more can be dropped off at the school beginning April 6. Information: 545-2113.

Author reading in Middlebury. Saturday, April 8, 4 p.m., Vermont Book Shop. Harriett Scott Chessman will present her new book, “The Lost Sketchbook of Edgar Degas” in conversation with John Elder. Book signing to follow. Free and open to the public.

Roast Pork Dinner in Shoreham. Saturday, April 8, 5-7 p.m., Shoreham Congregational Church, 28 School Rd. Treat yourself to a dinner of roast pork with gravy, baked potatoes, mixed vegetables, rolls, beverages and apple desserts as you enjoy the company of friends and neighbors. $12 for adults and children 12 and over, $10 for seniors, and $5 for children under 12. Good food and good fellowship are a grand combination!

 

 

Sunday, April 9

Pancake breakfast in Salisbury. Sunday, April 9, 7:30-11 a.m., Salisbury Community School. Annual Salisbury Volunteer Fire Department pancake breakfast. $10/adults; $5 children age 12 and under. Tickets available before and at the door. Call 388-1407 or 734-7771.

Samuel Beckett’s “Molloy” in Middlebury. Sunday, April 9, 7 p.m., Vermont Coffee Company Playhouse, 1197 Exchange St. Gare St. Lazare Ireland celebrates 20 years of touring Beckett’s prose internationally with a revival of their first solo show.

 

 

Wednesday, April 12

“Why Poetry Matters” talk in Middlebury. Wednesday, April 12, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Ilsley Public Library. Dr. Jay Parini will read from and discuss his most recent work.

Twist O' Wool Spinning Guild meeting. Wednesday, April 12, 7 p.m., 49 Wilson Road. There will be a general meeting and show and tell, followed by a session on Portuguese Knitting. All are welcome. Questions call 453-5960.

 

 

Thursday, April 13

Illustrated lecture in Middlebury. Thursday, April 13, 4:30 p.m., Mahaney Center for the Arts, Room 125. Anne Goodyear, co-director, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, will present an illustrated lecture titled “This is a Portrait if I Say So.”

 

 

Wednesday, April 19

“Five-Ring Circus: Why We Can’t Live With the Olympics — or Without Them” presentation in Middlebury. Wednesday, April 19, 7:30 p.m., Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society Church. Sports Illustrated contributing writer Alexander Wolff will present a talk addressing the risks and rewards of the Olympic Games. Free. Parking is available at Middlebury Union High School.

 

 

Saturday, April 22

Ladies’ Union Spring Sale in New Haven. Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., New Haven Congregational Church. Sale will include plants, food table, RADA wear, kitchen items, linens and curtains, household items, toys, games, attic treasures, furniture, décor items, garden items, books and other miscellaneous items. No clothing. For more information call Carol 453-5059.

Chronic Disease Management Workshop in Middlebury. Saturday, April 22, 9:30 a.m.- noon, The Residence at Otter Creek. Free healthier living workshop for people living with a chronic disease such as arthritis, diabetes, cancer, obesity or heart disease. Registration is required. Contact Christine Serfozo at 388-8860 or [email protected].

Verd Mont Button Club open house in Middlebury. Saturday, April 22, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Middlebury VFW, 530 Exchange St. The Verd Mont Button Club will identify buttons from your stash. The program at begins at 12:30 p.m. and features lectures on Vermont button manufacturing, military buttons and ladies buttons during the Civil War, plus children's activities, reference books and buttons for sale by Clarisse Shecter. Free. Handicap accessible.

Relay for Life in Middlebury. Saturday, April 22, 1-9 p.m., Battell Loop, Middlebury College. Middlebury College will host its annual Relay for Life event that celebrates all cancer survivors, honors those who have lost their battles, and fight back against this disease by raising money for cancer research and patient support programs. There will be live entertainment, food, games, guest speakers and a luminaria ceremony. To sign up your team go to Middlebury’s Relay page:  http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY17NE?pg=entry&fr_id=81004.

Fire and Ice concert in Middlebury. Saturday, April 22, 8-10 p.m., Mahaney Concert Hall. The Fire and Ice concert will feature world premieres of three new works by Norwegian and American composers: Bjorn Bolstad Skjelbred, Torstein Aagaard-Nilsen and Conrad Kehn and a new solo by Magnar Am. Free and open to the public.

 

 

Thursday, April 27

Illustrated lecture in Middlebury. Thursday, April 27, 4:30 p.m., Mahaney Center for the Arts, Dance Theatre. Nancy Etcoff, assistant clinical professor and psychologist, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, will present an illustrated lecture titled “Beauty and Self Image.”

 

 

Friday, April 28

Table of Grace free meal in Vergennes. Friday, April 28, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Vergennes Congregational Church. The menu will include roast pork, potatoes, applesauce, vegetable and dessert. Come and bring your friends. Free.

 

 

Saturday, April 29

Chronic Disease Management Workshop in Middlebury. Saturday, April 29, 9:30 a.m.- noon, The Residence at Otter Creek. Free healthier living workshop for people living with a chronic disease such as arthritis, diabetes, cancer, obesity or heart disease. Registration is required. Contact Christine Serfozo at 388-8860 or [email protected].

 

 

Thursday, May 4

CCV information session in Middlebury. Thursday, May 4, 5-6 p.m., CCV Middlebury, 10 Merchants Row #223. Community College of Vermont will hold an information session for everything you need to know about taking classes at CCV.

 

 

Saturday, May 6

Chronic Disease Management Workshop in Middlebury. Saturday, May 6, 9:30 a.m.- noon, The Residence at Otter Creek. Free healthier living workshop for people living with a chronic disease such as arthritis, diabetes, cancer, obesity or heart disease. Registration is required. Contact Christine Serfozo at 388-8860 or [email protected].

 

 

Sunday, May 7

Middlebury Maple Run. Sunday, May 7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., MREMS, 55 Collins Drive. USATF-certified half marathon and two-person relay, and new for 2017, a three-mile fun run. Beautiful, scenic routes with views of the Green Mountains and Adirondacks. 50/50 mix of paved and dirt roads for the half marathon, and all paved for the fun run. Great t-shirts, live music on the course and a post-race pancake breakfast with Vermont maple syrup.

 

 

Friday, May 12

MNFF winter screening series in Middlebury. Friday, May 12, 7 p.m., Town Hall Theater. The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival winter screening series concludes with “The Red Turtle,” the mesmerizing animated film, seven years in the making, from the Oscar-winning Dutch director Michael Dudok de Wit. Tickets $12 for an individual film. The series pass, good for all five films, is $50. Info: 802-382-9222 or townhalltheater.org.

 

 

Saturday, May 13

Chronic Disease Management Workshop in Middlebury. Saturday, May 13, 9:30 a.m.- noon, The Residence at Otter Creek. Free healthier living workshop for people living with a chronic disease such as arthritis, diabetes, cancer, obesity or heart disease. Registration is required. Contact Christine Serfozo at 388-8860 or [email protected].

 

 

Friday, May 19

Table of Grace free meal in Vergennes. Friday, May 19, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Vergennes Congregational Church. The menu will include meatloaf, potatoes, gravy, vegetable and dessert. Come and bring your friends. Free.

The Sublime and the Melifluous in Middlebury. Friday, May 19, 7:30 p.m., Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society. Capital City Concerts presents The Sublime and the Melifluous with musicians from up and down the east coast featuring violinist Laurie Smuckler, cellist Joel Krosnick and flutist Karen Kevra. Tickets $15-25. Info: www.capitalcityconcerts.org.

 

Saturday, May 20

Chronic Disease Management Workshop in Middlebury. Saturday, May 20, 9:30 a.m.- noon, The Residence at Otter Creek. Free healthier living workshop for people living with a chronic disease such as arthritis, diabetes, cancer, obesity or heart disease. Registration is required. Contact Christine Serfozo at 388-8860 or [email protected].

 

 

Saturday, May 27

Chronic Disease Management Workshop in Middlebury. Saturday, May 27, 9:30 a.m.- noon, The Residence at Otter Creek. Free healthier living workshop for people living with a chronic disease such as arthritis, diabetes, cancer, obesity or heart disease. Registration is required. Contact Christine Serfozo at 388-8860 or [email protected].

 

 

Wednesday, June 7

Labor historian talk in Middlebury. Wednesday, June 7, 7 p.m., Ilsley Public Library. Labor historian Annelise Orleck will recount the struggle for welfare rights by Las Vegas women in the 1970s in a talk titled “What if Poor Women Ran the World?” Orleck is a professor of history at Dartmouth College.

 

 

Friday, June 23

Table of Grace free meal in Vergennes. Friday, June 23, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Vergennes Congregational Church. The menu will include cold salads, bread and dessert. Come and bring your friends. Free.

 

 

Saturday, July 1

Vermont Gran Fondo in Middlebury. Saturday, July 1, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Woodchuck Hard Cider, Exchange Street. The Green Mountain State’s premier cycling event will return for its fourth edition with an emphasis on rider comforts. The event will begin and end at Woodchuck Hard Cider, with the après-ride party taking place from 2-7 p.m. with live music and fare from an array of food trucks. For more information and to register, go to www.vermontgranfondo.com.

 

 

Friday, July 28

Table of Grace free meal in Vergennes. Friday, July 28, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Vergennes Congregational Church. The menu will include cold ham, salads, bread and dessert. Come and bring your friends. Free.

 

 

Friday, Aug. 25

Table of Grace free meal in Vergennes. Friday, Aug. 25, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Vergennes Congregational Church. The menu will include hamburgers, hotdogs, potato salad, broccoli salad and dessert. Come and bring your friends. Free.

 

 

Friday, Sept. 22

Table of Grace free meal in Vergennes. Friday, Sept. 22, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Vergennes Congregational Church. The menu will include chicken and biscuits, stuffing, vegetable, cranberry sauce and dessert. Come and bring your friends. Free.

 

 

Friday, Oct. 27

Table of Grace free meal in Vergennes. Friday, Oct. 27, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Vergennes Congregational Church. The menu will include roast pork, scalloped potatoes, applesauce, vegetable and dessert. Come and bring your friends. Free.

 

 

Friday, Nov. 17

Table of Grace free meal in Vergennes. Friday, Nov. 17, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Vergennes Congregational Church. The menu will include meatloaf, potatoes, gravy, vegetable and dessert. Come and bring your friends. Free.

 

 

 

LIVE MUSIC

Chelsea Berry in Brandon. Saturday, March 25, 7:30 p.m., Brandon Music.

In the Pocket in Middlebury. Saturday, March 25, 7:30-9:30 p.m., 51 Main.

Daymark in Brandon. Friday, March 31, 7:30 p.m., Brandon Music.

The Welterweights in Ripton. Saturday, April 1, 7:30 p.m., Ripton Community Coffee House.

Diana Fanning and Dieuwke Davydov in Brandon. Saturday, April 1, 7:30 p.m., Brandon Music.

Sarah Blackler in Brandon. Saturday, April 8, 7:30 p.m., Brandon Music.

Red Tail Ring in Ripton. Saturday, May 6, 7:30 p.m., Ripton Community Coffee House.

Low Lilly in Ripton. Saturday, June 3, 7:30 p.m., Ripton Community Coffee House.

 

 

 

ONGOING EVENTS

By category: Farmers’ Markets, Sports, Clubs & Organizations, Government & Politics, Bingo, Fundraising Sales, Dance, Music, Arts & Education, Health & Parenting, Meals, Art Exhibits & Museums, Library Programs.

FARMERS’ MARKETS

Brandon Farmers’ Market. Fridays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., May 27-Oct. 7, Central Park. Vegetables, flowers, plants, Vermont maple syrup, honey, baked goods, organic beef, goat cheese, hand-crafted and tie-dyed items, jewelry, paintings and more.

Middlebury Farmers’ Market. Saturdays only at Mary Hogan Elementary School, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. through Dec. 24. Baked goods, organic products, cheese and dairy products, crafts, cut flowers, fresh fruit and vegetables, honey, jam, jellies, preserves, maple syrup, meat and poultry products, wine, bread, plants, pickles, prepared foods, soap and body-care products, eggs, yarn, and cider.

Vergennes Farmers’ Market. Thursdays, 3-6:30 p.m., mid-May through September, Vergennes City Park. Organic vegetables, berries, breads, desserts, crafts and takeout.

SPORTS

Co-ed volleyball in Middlebury. Pick-up games Monday, 7-9 p.m., Middlebury Municipal Gym. Jack Brown, 388-2502; Bruce at Middlebury Recreation Department, 388-8103.

Family tennis court time in Middlebury. Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Middlebury Indoor Tennis. Family play drop-in offers families a chance to play together. Equipment is provided. Open to all levels of play. Info: Erin Morrison, [email protected].

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

ACT (Addison Central Teens). Drop-in hours during the school years: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 3-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 3-7 p.m. 94 Main St. (Middlebury Town Office building), below rec. gym. Teen drop-in space for kids. Hang out with friends, play pool, watch movies, and eat great food. Baking: every Thursday from 3:30-5 p.m. Info: 388-3910 or www.addisonteens.com.

Addison County Amateur Radio Association. Sunday, 8 p.m. On the air on club repeater 147.36/147.96 MHz, 100 Hz access tone. Nonmembers and visitors welcome.

Addison County Emergency Planning Committee. Last Wednesday, 5 p.m. State Police Barracks. Public invited.

Addison County Republican Party. Third Friday, 7 p.m., Ilsley Library, Middlebury. 897-2744.

American Legion Auxiliary Post 27. Fourth Monday, 7 p.m. American Legion, Wilson Road, Middlebury.

Addison County Council Against Domestic and Sexual Violence. Fourth Tuesday, noon-1:30 p.m. Addison County Courthouse in Middlebury. 388-9180.

Brandon Lions Club. First and third Tuesday, 7 p.m., Brandon Senior Citizen Center, 1591 Forest Dale Road. 247-3121.

Bristol Historical Society. Third Thursday, 7 p.m., Howden Hall, 19 West St., Bristol.

Champlain Valley Fiddlers’ Club. Middlebury VFW, 530 Exchange St. Third Sunday (except Easter), noon to 5 p.m. Donation $3. Refreshments available. Looking for fiddlers young and old. Open to public. Info: 342-0079.

The Hub Teen Center and Skatepark. 110 Airport Drive, Bristol. Open mike night, first Thursday of the month, 5:30-7:30 p.m., free for all ages; reserve a spot at [email protected]. Info: 453-3678 or www.bristolskatepark.com.

LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer). Youth support group meets Monday nights, 4-6 p.m., Turningpoint Center, Marble Works, Middlebury. Info: 388-4249.

Middlebury Garden Club. Second Tuesday. Location varies. Pat Morrow, 462-3741.

Middlebury Lions Club. First and third Monday, 5:30 p.m., Rosie’s Restaurant. Meetings held October through June.

NEAT (Northeast Addison Television) Channel 16. Fourth Monday, 5-7 p.m. NEAT studio in Bristol. Bruce Duncan, [email protected].

Neshobe Sportsman Club. Second Monday, 6 p.m. potluck; 7 p.m. meeting. 97 Frog Hollow Road in Brandon.

Otter Creek Poets. Open poetry workshop held Thursdays, 1-3 p.m. Ilsley Library in Middlebury. Poets of all ages are invited to share their poetry for feedback, encouragement and optional weekly assignments. Bring a poem or two to share (plus 20 copies). Led by David Weinstock. Free.

Orwell Historical Society. Fourth Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. Orwell Free Library.

PACT (People of Addison County Together). Third Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Vermont state office building on Exchange St. in Middlebury, Health Department conference room. 989-8141.

Samaritan’s Cupboard. Assembly of God Christian Center, 1759 Route 7, Vergennes. Third Thursday through October.

Vergennes Lions Club. First and third Wednesday, 6:45 p.m., American Legion. Club address: PO Box 94, Vergennes, VT 05491. Info: President Tim Cowan, 877-2382.

Vergennes Rotary Club. Tuesday mornings, 7:15-8:30 a.m., Champlain Valley Christian School, 2 Church St. Breakfast served at 7:15 a.m.

GOVERNMENT & POLITICS

Addison Peace Coalition. Saturday, 10:30-11 a.m. Triangle Park in Middlebury.

Citizens for Constitutional Government in Bridport. Thursday, 7-9 p.m. Bridport Community School. Learn about the U.S. and Vermont constitutions and how to defend our rights.

Five-Town Area Vigil for Peace. Friday, 5-5:30 p.m. Bristol green. All welcome to speak out for world peace.

Resistance Tuesdays in Middlebury. Tuesdays, 12:30-1 p.m., College Park (opposite Sama’s). All welcome to discuss issues of the day and find strength in solidarity.

Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles Mobile Service Van. Second and fourth Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Every Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m. Addison County Courthouse, in Middlebury. The van offers written exams, customer service and road tests. 828-2000.

BINGO

American Legion Hall, Middlebury. Wednesday. Doors open 5:30 p.m. with early birds. Jackpot $3,000. Food available. Benefits veterans, scholarships and community programs. 388-9311.

Brandon Senior Center, Brandon. First and third Mondays. 6 p.m. Refreshments sold. 247-3121.

Brandon American Legion. Tuesday, warm-ups 6:15 p.m., regular games 7 p.m. Food available, complimentary hot tea and coffee. Info: 247-5709.

VFW Post 7823, Middlebury. Monday. Doors open 5 p.m., quickies 6:15 p.m., regular bingo 7 p.m. 388-9468.

FUNDRAISING SALES

Bixby Memorial Library Book Sale, Otter Creek Room, 258 Main St., Vergennes. Monday-Friday, 2-4:30 p.m. (Thursday, 2-6:45 p.m.); and Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Proceeds support library programs and materials.

Brandon Free Public Library Used Book Sale. Wednesdays, 4-7 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The 2016 season runs May 4 through mid-October.

Ilsley Public Library Book Sale. First Saturday, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Vermont Room. Ongoing sale in The Last Word during library hours. Info: 388-4095.

St. Peter’s Closet in Vergennes. Behind St. Peter’s. Open on Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Two Brothers Tavern’s Charitable Mondays. First Monday. 10 percent of entire day’s proceeds go to designated charity.

DANCE, MUSIC, ARTS & EDUCATION

Bridge at Ilsley in Middlebury. Thursdays, 5:30-7:45 p.m., Ilsley Library. Single players welcome. Info: 462-3373.

Bristol folk session in Bristol. Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m., Hatch 31, 31 Main St. Open jam. Bring your voices, instruments, songs and tunes. Irish/Celtic, Maritime, Appalachian, Quebecois, Roots/Blues, World Music, Dead, Dylan. Info: www.vtceltic.com/bristol-folk-session.html.

Celtic jam session in East Middlebury. Third Wednesday, 8-10 p.m., Waybury Inn. Open session to play traditional Scottish and Irish tunes on acoustic instruments. All abilities welcome.

Celtic jam session in Middlebury. First Wednesday, 8-10 p.m., 51 Main. Come swap Scottish, Irish and Canadian fiddle tunes. Open to all instruments and players familiar with Celtic sessions and jam etiquette. Info: [email protected] or 203-823-8669.

Chess and bridge clinic in Middlebury. Mondays, 3:30-5:30, Ilsley Library. Casual play and gentle coaching in bridge and chess.

Chess club in Brandon. Saturdays, 12:30 p.m., Brandon Library. All ages and abilities welcome.

Chinese conversation group in Middlebury. Saturdays, 10-11 a.m. Informal discussion in Mandarin Chinese led by native speaker Yinglei Zhang. Info: 388-4095.

Classical string ensemble in Middlebury. Third Friday, EastView at Middlebury. Amateur ensemble looking for violinists. Info: 388-7351.

College Session for Seniors in Middlebury. Elderly Services, 112 Exchange St. Classes for people over 60 in basic computer, opera, politics, history, international law and more. Call 388-3983 or e-mail [email protected].

Conversational Spanish in Middlebury. Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Ilsley Public Library. Open to all interested in practicing their Spanish. Participants should have a comfortable level of speaking.

Craft workshop in Forest Dale. Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m., Living Waters Assembly of God Church, Route 53. Free workshop for knitting, crocheting, or other crafts. Coffee served. Info: 247-3637.

Creative writing workshop in Vergennes. Thursday, 6-8 p.m., Bixby Library. Free. Librarian Muir Haman guides participants through short-form writing and creative exercises. All experience levels welcome. Info: 877-2211 or [email protected].

Dancing in Middlebury. Sundays, 6:30-7:30 p.m., EastView at Middlebury. Come dance to swing, blues and waltz music. Wear clean, dry, soft-soled shoes. Info: 475-2349 or [email protected].

Dramatic writing workshop in Vergennes. Monday, 6-8 p.m., Bixby Library. Free workshop led by screenwriter Jay Dubberly in which participants help each other work on long-form writing projects. Info: 877-2211 or [email protected].

Drum Collective. Group drumming. Every Monday, 10-11 a.m., 111 Maple St. in the Marble Works at Huard Studio. Led by local percussionist Will Smith. Open to all. Info: www.drumcollective.org.

Drum gathering in Bristol. Last Friday of the Month, 6-8 p.m., Recycled Reading of Vermont. Info: 453-5982 or www.recycledreadingofvt.com.

Duplicate bridge at EastView at Middlebury. Tuesdays, 6:15-9 p.m. Info: [email protected].

French conversation group in Middlebury. Second Saturday (deuxième Samedi) of the month, 1 p.m., location varies. Enjoy casual conversation; all levels welcome. Info: [email protected].

Jam session for teens in Middlebury. Second and fourth Thursdays of each month, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Addison Central Teen Center, 94 Main St. Bring your own instrument or borrow one of ours. To register, call Robin or Jutta at 388-3910.

Journaling for Self-Discovery group in Lincoln. Third Thursday of every month, 7 p.m., Lincoln Library. Info: 453-2665.

Knitting and Rug Hooking in Brandon. First and third Wednesdays of each month, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Brandon Library. Project sharing, idea gathering and textile camaraderie.

Knitting group in Brandon. Thursday, 1-3 p.m., Brandon Senior Center. 247-3121.

Knitting group in Vergennes. Third Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bixby Memorial Library. Informal assistance provided. Arabella Holzapfel, 443-5284 (weekdays), 877-2172 (evenings) or [email protected].

Line dancing lessons in New Haven. Saturdays, starting March 5, 2016, 6-8 p.m., New Haven Town Hall. All ages. $5 per person. Info: 989-6701 or Facebook.com/ACLineDancers.

Maiden Vermont women’s barbershop chorus, under the direction of Lindi Bortney, is open to women of all ages. The group sings four-part a cappella music from traditional barbershop to doo-wop and Broadway. Rehearsals Thursdays, 7-9:15 p.m., Salisbury Community School. Info: 388-1012 or go to www.maidenvermont.com.

Middlebury College Community Chorus. Mead Chapel. Open to all singers without auditions. Conductor Jeff Rehbach, 443-5811; manager Mary Longey, 236-7933.

Movie club in Vergennes. First Friday of the month, 6-8:30 p.m., Bixby Library. A film of note is introduced, watched and discussed. Free popcorn. For info and upcoming title: 877-2211 or [email protected].

Movie night in Middlebury. Every Wednesday, 7-9 p.m., EastView at Middlebury, Community Room.

Parler Français Comme Des Vaches Espagnoles. Every Thursday, 7 p.m. 35B West. St. in Bristol (above Paige & Campbell). Conversational French for speakers of all abilities. Info: 453-2285.

Round, line and square dancing in Brandon. Neshobe School. Info: 247-5544.

Sacred Harp (Shape Note) Sing. Second Sunday, 1-3 p.m. Middlebury. All ages and levels of experience welcome. Debby, 388-5410 or www.fasola.org.

Spanish conversation group in Brandon. Every Saturday, 11 a.m.-noon, Gourmet Provence, 37 Center St. All levels welcome.

Technology help in Middlebury. Mondays and Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Sundays 10 a.m.-noon, Ilsley Public Library.

Teen movie night in Middlebury. First Friday of every month, 6-10 p.m., Addison Central Teen Center, Warming Hut.

Twist O’ Wool Guild. First Thursdays, 7 p.m. American Legion on Wilson Road.

Vermont Ukulele Society. Second and fourth Mondays, beginners 6:30-7 p.m. regular session 7-9 p.m. at Howden Hall in Bristol. Call 453-6411 or see http://vtukes.webs.com for info. Extra ukuleles for beginners.

Wooly Bullys fiber enthusiasts group. First Tuesdays, Orwell Free Library. Info: 948-2041.

HEALTH & PARENTING

Addison County Parkinson’s Disease Outreach Group in Middlebury. Last Thursday, 10-11:30 a.m., Residence at Otter Creek, 350 Lodge Road. Caregivers welcome. Info: 888-763-3366 or [email protected].

Adult ADHD support group in Middlebury. Second Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Focus Research Center, 135 South Pleasant St. Info: 349-7222 or [email protected].

Alcoholics Anonymous. Brandon, Bristol, Middlebury, New Haven, North Ferrisburgh, Ripton, Vergennes. Alcoholics Anonymous holds meetings seven days a week throughout Addison County. For times, locations and information on twelve-step, discussion, As Bill Sees It, Big Book, women’s and men’s meetings, call 388-9284 or visit www.aavt.org/aamtg9.htm#Legend.

Al-Anon and Alateen meetings in Middlebury. See vermontalanonalateen.org/meetings.php for meetings days, times and locations.

Armchair Yoga in Vergennes. Thursdays, 10:30 a.m., Armory Lane Senior Housing. Register at 870-7182.

At Wits End. Middlebury. Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m. The Turningpoint Center in the Marble Works. 388-4249.

Autism Support Daily. First Monday, 7-9 p.m. New Haven Congregational Church. Support for families affected by autism. Online support at www.autismsupportdaily.com. Lynn George, 660-7240; Milly Jackson, 545-2335.

Autism Parent Support Group in New Haven. Second Thursday. Sapphire Center, 87 Rivers Bend Road. Childcare not available. Anjanette Sidaway, 388-3887.

Foot clinics. Sponsored by Addison County Home Health and Hospice. Bring basin and towel for foot care. Clinics that fall on holidays will be held the week after on the same day. 388-7259.

Bridport: Grange Hall. First Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.-noon.

Bristol: American Legion. Second Wednesday, 10 a.m.-noon.

Middlebury: Commons. Second Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon (9-10 a.m. for Commons residents only).

Middlebury: Russ Sholes. Third Friday, 10 a.m.-noon.

Vergennes: Armory Lane Senior Housing. First Tuesday, 10 a.m.-noon (10-11 a.m. for Armory Lane residents only).

Bone Builders class. Every Monday and Wednesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Brandon Senior Center. Free.

Bone Builders class in Lincoln. Lincoln Library, Tuesday and Thursday, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Bone Builders class in Middlebury. Mondays 9-10 a.m. and Fridays 8:30-9:30 a.m., EastView at Middlebury, Community Room. Free.

Brain Injury Support Group in Middlebury. Second Tuesday, 6-8 p.m., Hannaford Career Center, Room 208. For survivors, family members and caregivers. Info: 388-2720 or [email protected].

Brain Injury Support Group Project of Crown Point, N.Y. Every other Thursday, 6:30 p.m., 1869 Crown Point Rd., Crown Point, N.Y. Call (518) 597-3104 for dates.

Breastfeeding Café. Third Tuesday, 11:3- a.m.-1 p.m., Ilsley Library. For nursing or pregnant mothers. Dads and siblings welcome. Info: Vicki Kirby, 236-4136, [email protected]; or Elizabeth Curran, 349-3825, www.NaturalBeginningsVT.com.

Bristol Playgroup. Every Tuesday starting Sept. 10, 2013, 9:30-11 a.m., First Baptist Church. For children from birth to 6 years. Led by David Sandler. Sponsored by the Addison County Parent/Child Center. 388-3171.

Car seat safety check in Middlebury. MREMS, 55 Collins Drive. First Saturday of every month, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Childbirth Classes. Porter Hospital offers several options in childbirth classes. Schedules and applications: 382-3413 or www.portermedical.org/outreach.html.

Childcare Class. Thursdays at 4:15 p.m. Lincoln Library. 453-5362.

Dementia Simulation in Middlebury. Third Thursday of every month, 4:30-5:30 p.m. The Residence at Otter Creek. RSVP Connie Leach 388-1220, www.residenceottercreek.com.

Disabled American Veterans in Middlebury. 388-6401. Otter Valley Disabled American Veterans Chapter 21 meet the first Monday of the month, 6-7 p.m., at the Middlebury American Legion. New members welcome.

Family Caregiver Support Group in Middlebury. 388-3983. Elderly Services, 112 Exchange St. Third Fridays.

Family Support Group in Brandon. Wednesdays, 7-8 p.m., Brandon Congregational Church fellowship hall. For families with a loved one who is struggling with drug addiction. Info: Lois Deitz, 247-3797.

Foot care clinic, also blood pressure and pulse monitors. 658-2421. Bridport Grange. First Mondays of even months.

Functional fitness class with Kimberly Cobb in Middlebury. Every Wednesday, 8:30-9:30 a.m., EastView at Middlebury, Community Room. $5 per class. The last class will be held Jan. 25.

Grief anonymous meetings in Middlebury. Every Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Grace Baptist Church, 52 Merchants Row.

Hellenbach Cancer Support Group in Middlebury. Call for information and meeting times: 388-6107.

HIV Testing in Middlebury. Open Door Clinic. 388-0137. Free and anonymous. Call for appointment.

Hope and Help for Hurts, Hangups and Habits recovery group in Brandon. Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m., LifeBridge Christian Church, 97 Frog Hollow Road. Celebrate recovery.

La Leche League of Addison County in Middlebury. First Thursday, 10-11 a.m., at Junebug in the Star Mill. Info: 382-1589.

Making Recovery Easier (MRE) group in Middlebury. Wednesdays, 5:30-7 p.m., Turning Point Center in the Marble Works. A group meeting for people in recovery struggling to decide whether or not to attend noon-step programs.

Meditation group in Middlebury. Sponsored by the Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society's sangha; meets every Sunday evening at the CVUUS Fenn House, 2 Duane Court, 7-8 p.m.Includes both sitting and walking mediation. No prior meditation experience required. For more info, contact Van at 388-2142 or [email protected].

Memory screenings in Middlebury. First Tuesdays, by appointment. Free. Appointments: 385-3711 or [email protected].

Middlebury Playgroup. Every Tuesday, 9:30-11 a.m., Memorial Baptist Church, South Pleasant Street. For children from birth to 6 years. Led by Melanie Root. Sponsored by the Addison County Parent/Child Center. 388-3171.

Monday Playgroup in Brandon. Mondays when schools are open, 10-11:30 a.m. St. Thomas Episcopal Church, downstairs. Run by Brandon Recreation Department, 247-0228.

NAMI-VT Family Support Group in Brandon. First Monday. 7-8:30 p.m., Brandon Museum at the Stephen A. Douglas Birthplace. For family members and close friends of a loved one with a serious mental illness. Mary, 247-0180; or NAMI office, 1-800-639-6480.

Narcotics Anonymous Road to Recovery Group. Middlebury. 6 p.m. The Turningpoint Center in the Marble Works. 388-4249.

Open Door Clinic. Tuesday and Thursday evenings in Middlebury. Free health care for low-income, uninsured people. 388-0137.

Opiate overdose rescue kit distribution in Middlebury. Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to noon. Turning Point Center in the Marble Works. Free. Intended for opiate dependent individuals and family members or friends who might be present at an overdose. Info: 388-4249.

Overeaters Anonymous in Bristol. Saturday, 1 p.m. Downstairs in the Lawrence Memorial Library. Babysitting available fourth Saturday. 349-4545 or 453-7088. No meeting Feb. 25.

Overeaters Anonymous in Middlebury. Monday, noon. The Turning Point Center in the Marble Works. 388-4249.

Parkinson’s support group in Middlebury. Last Thursday of the month, 10-11:30 a.m., Residence at Otter Creek, 350 Lodge Road. Caregivers welcome. Info: 453-5148 or [email protected].

Play group for preschool children. United Church of Lincoln. Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Jen Goodyear, 453-8589.

POSKVT (Parents of Special Kids Vermont). Second Monday, 7-9 p.m. New Haven Congregational Church. Parent support group. Topics include IEPs, services offered in Addison County, divorce, parents’ rights, sleep problems, general teen-age issues and more. Join online group at health.groups.yahoo.com/group/POSKVT_MEMBERS. Milly Jackson, 545-2335; Ann Duclos-Collier, 453-7324.

Postpartum group meeting in Vergennes. Tapestry Midwifery, 20 Armory Lane. Second and fourth Fridays, 12:30-2 p.m. Meet other moms and explore a wide range of topics including self-care, postpartum nutrition adjustments at home and newborn care. Info: 877-0022.

Preschooler Open Gym in Ferrisburgh. Fridays, 9:30-11 a.m. Oct. 3 through end of April. Closed school holidays. Free play in the gym. Bring trikes, bikes, scooters and helmets. Toddler push carts, wagons, ball and Legos available. Baby blanket area. Birth to 5. Snacks for sale. 877-1534 or 877-1312.

PTSD Support Group in Middlebury. Monday, starting Aug. 16, 5:30 p.m., Turningpoint Center in the Marble Works. 388-4249.

Remembering and renewal group in Middlebury. Hospice Volunteer Services in the Marble Works. Wednesdays, starting March 8, 5:30-7 p.m. Share stories and celebrate memories of those we have loved and lost. 8-week class runs March 8-April 26. Info:  388-4111 or [email protected] for information.

RSVP Bone Builders. Osteoporosis prevention exercise program is offered, several locations. 50-minute classes are free and open to the public. www.volunteersinvt.org/bonebuildclasses.html or 388-7044.

Bristol: American Legion, Monday and Wednesday, 10 a.m.; Bristol Health and Fitness, Tuesday and Thursday, 2 p.m.

East Middlebury: Valley Bible Church, Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.

Middlebury: Community Room at EastView, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Community Services Building, Monday and Wednesday, 4 p.m.; Middlebury Fitness, Tuesday and Thursday, 1 p.m.; Vermont Adult Learning, Monday and Wednesday, 4 p.m.

Monkton: Friends Methodist Church, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 5:30 p.m.

Lincoln: Lincoln Library, Tuesday and Thursday, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Information: 453-2665.

Shoreham: Volunteer Fire Department, Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m.

South Starksboro: Jerusalem School House, Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m.

Starksboro: Starksboro Library, Tuesday and Thursday, 6-7 p.m. Information: Lisa Daudon, 453-3732.

Whiting: Town Hall, Monday and Thursday, 9 a.m.

Seated yoga in Middlebury with Lesley Ambika Gibbs. Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m., EastView at Middlebury. $5 for non-residents.

Senior exercise class in Lincoln. Lincoln Library, Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30-9:30 a.m.

SOS (Survivors of Suicide). First Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Hospice Volunteer Services in the Marble Works. Grief support for those who have lost someone to suicide. Info: 388-4111.

Speak Up! Addison County. First, second and fourth Thursdays, St. Stephen’s Church in Middlebury. Self-advocacy group for individuals with developmental disabilities. Info: 388-3702.

Tai Chi for Arthritis classes. CVAA offers beginner and advanced classes for seniors around Addison County. Call 1-800-642-5119, ext. 1019, for more information.

Tai Chi basics class. Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Eastview in Middlebury, Jan. 30-March 29. For everyone over 50. Free. Info: Doreen Peterson 388-2649 or [email protected].

Tai Chi with Ruth Barenbaum in Middlebury. Tuesdays 5-6 p.m., EastView at Middlebury, Community Room. Free.

Tai Chi with Dotty McCarty in Middlebury. Fridays 10:45-11:45 a.m., EastView at Middlebury, Community Room. Free.

Toddler Playgroup. Brandon. St. Thomas Episcopal Church. Registration: 247-0228 or www.town.brandon.vt.us/recreation.htm.

Tot open gym in Ferrisburgh. Fridays, 9:30-11 a.m., Ferrisburgh Central School gymnasium. Info: 877-1312 or 877-3247.

Turning Point Center. Monday, 9 a.m.-7:45 p.m.; Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m-10 p.m. Closed Sunday. Marble Works, opposite American Flatbread. Community center dedicated to providing a safe social and educational, substance-free environment for all. Free movie every Saturday, 7:30 p.m. 388-4249. Potluck supper first and third Wednesdays, 6 p.m.; bring a dish if you are able. Food shelf donations accepted as well.

Vergennes Playgroup. Every Wednesday, 9:30-11 a.m. Congregational Church, South Water Street. For children from birth to 6 years. Cherie Vachon. Sponsored by the Addison County Parent/Child Center. 388-3171.

Vet to Vet. Middlebury. Tuesdays, 6:15 p.m. The Turningpoint Center in the Marble Works.

Wits End. Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m. A confidential support group for parents whose adolescent or young adult is using alcohol, marijuana and other drugs. Turningpoint Center in Middlebury. 388-4249.

Women for Sobriety. Mondays, 6:15 p.m. The Turningpoint Center in the Marble Works. Self-help group for women with drinking problems. Info: 897-5254.

Yoga and meditation in Bristol. Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Yarn & Yoga, 25A Main St. A rotating program of meditation, gentle yoga and other consciousness-raising activities. Free. Info: 453-7799 or [email protected].

Yoga class in Middlebury. Third Sundays, noon-1 p.m. Otter Creek Yoga in the Marble Works. Free. 388-1961.

Yoga class in Vergennes. Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Bixby Library. Starts Nov. 22, 2011. Free. Info: 877-2211.

Yoga for Community in Bristol. Fridays, 6:30 a.m. or 5:30 p.m. Phoenix Rising Center on Mountain Street. $5 contribution. Janet, 453-2419.

Young Adult All-Recovery Group in Middlebury. Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m., Turning Point Center. For anyone age 15-25 in recovery.

MEALS

Bristol senior luncheon. First Thursday, noon, First Baptist Church of Bristol. Suggested donation $4. 453-5276.

Free Community Lunch in Middlebury. Summer: Mondays-Thursdays at the Charter House, 27 North Pleasant St. (just north of the Middlebury Inn). 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Eat in or take out. Supported by area churches.

Free Community Supper in Middlebury. Fridays, 5-6:15 p.m. Congregational Church Fellowship Hall. Meals provided by over 35 different groups. Info: 388-7634 or 388-7613.

CVAA Senior Meals:

Bridport: Grange Hall Community Room. Noon meal on Monday and Wednesday. Evening meals on second and fourth Wednesdays at 5 p.m. Reservations: Michelle Eastman at 1-800-642-5119, ext. 1067. Transportation by ACTR: 388-1946.

Middlebury: Middlebury Rec Center, Creek Road. Noon meal on Tuesday. Tracy Corbett, 1-800-642-5119, ext. 1070. Free transportation: ACTR, 388-1946.

Middlebury: VFW, Exchange Street. Special noon meal on the first Friday of the month. Tracy Corbett, 1-800-642-5119, ext. 1070. Free transportation: ACTR, 388-1946.

Vergennes: Vergennes Senior Center. Noon meal on Tuesday and Thursday. Michelle Eastman at 1-800-642-5119, ext. 1067. Free transportation: ACTR, 388-1946.

Bristol Libanus Lodge, F&AM Breakfast. Second Sunday, 7:30-10:30 a.m. Eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, French toast, home fries, juice, coffee and tea. Buffet. $6. Benefits local charities.

Middlebury Congregational Church Community Supper. Friday, 5-6:15 p.m. Free. 388-7634.

Starksboro senior luncheon. Fourth Thursday, 11:30 a.m., January-October, Starksboro First Baptist Church. 453-6354 or [email protected].

Vergennes Masonic Lodge Breakfast. Last Sunday, 7:30-10 a.m. Pancakes, French toast, home fries, eggs, bacon, sausage and beverage. All you can eat. Adults $6; children $3. Benefits the lodge’s charitable donations.

VFW Fish Fry in Middlebury. Third Friday, 4-6 p.m., Men’s Auxiliary, VFW Post 7823, Exchange Street. $9 per person. Proceeds to benefit the post’s charitable donations.

VFW Fish Fry in Vergennes. Second Friday, 5-7 p.m., Sons of the American Legion, VFW Post 14, Armory Lane. $10 per person. Haddock, fries, coleslaw and cash bar.

ART EXHIBITS & MUSEUMS

51 Main. Main Street, Middlebury. 388-8209 or www.go51main.com.

Art on Main. 25 Main St., Bristol. Gallery open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and noon-4 p.m. on Sundays. 453-4032, [email protected] or www.artonmain.net.

Basin Harbor Club. Ferrisburgh. 475-2311 or www.basinharbor.com.

BigTown Gallery, 99 North Main St., Rochester. 767-9670.

Bixby Memorial Library, Vergennes. 877-2211.

Bobcat Café. 5 Main St., Bristol. 453-3311.

Brandon Artists’ Guild. 7 Center St., Brandon. Gallery open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. 247-4956 or www.brandonartistsguild.com. On exhibit Feb. 3-28: “Student Art Show 2017.” On exhibit March 3-April 30: “Dick Kirby: Metal Madness.”

Brandon Free Public Library, Brandon. 247-8230 or www.brandonpubliclibrary.org.

Brandon Museum and Visitor Center at the Stephen A. Douglas Birthplace. 4 Grove St., at the corner of routes 7 and 73 West. www.brandon.org or 247-6401. Open daily 11 a.m.-4 p.m. through mid-October.

Brandon Music Café, 62 Country Club Road, Brandon. www.brandon-music.net or 465-4071. On exhibit: The abstract expressionist landscapes of Tom Merwin.

Bristol Bakery. Main St., Bristol. 453-3280.

Carol’s Hungry Mind Café. Merchants Row, Middlebury, 388-0101.

Chimney Point Vermont State Historic Site, 7305 Vermont Route 125, Addison. 759-2412. Open May 28-Oct. 10, 2016.

Compass Music and Arts Center, 333 Jones Drive, Brandon. www.cmacvt.org. On exhibit Feb. 17-April 1: “Prelude to Spring: Botanical Art in Vermont.”

Creative Space Gallery and Sean Dye Studio. 214 Main St., Vergennes. 877-3850 or www.creativespacegallery.org. On exhibit March 24-May 14: “Glass Art: Molten Color and Frozen Forms.”

EastView at Middlebury. 100 Eastview Terrace, Middlebury. 989-7500.

Edgewater Gallery at Middlebury Falls. 1 Mill St., Middlebury. 989-7419 or www.edgewatergallery-vt.com.

Edgewater Gallery on the Green. 6 Merchants Row, Middlebury. 989-7419 or www.edgewatergallery-vt.com.

Galerie Provenance. 1 Frog Hollow Alley, Middlebury. 388-3101 or [email protected].

Gallery @ 85 North Street. 85 North St., Bristol. 453- 5813 or 349-7551.

Gallery in-the-Field. 685 Arnold District Road, Brandon. 247-0145 or www.galleryinthefield.com.

Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History. 1 Park St., Middlebury. Museum hours Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Research Center Thursday and Friday, 1-5 p.m. Museum admission: Adults $5; seniors $4.50; children 6-18 $3; families $12. Research Center admission: $5. Information: 388-2117 or www.henrysheldonmuseum.org. On exhibit starting March 10: “Focus on the Sheldon: A Five-Point Perspective.”

Ilsley Public Library. 75 Main St., Middlebury, 388-4095. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum. 4472 Basin Harbor Road, Vergennes, 475-2022 or www.lcmm.org.

Lawrence Memorial Library. 40 North St., Bristol. 453-2366.

Lincoln Historical Society Museum. 88 Quaker St. Second and fourth Sunday of every month, noon-4 p.m., June through October. Free.

Lincoln Library. 222 W. River Road, Lincoln, 453-2665. Monday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Lincoln Peak Vineyard. 142 River Road, New Haven, 388-7368, www.lincolnpeakvineyard.com.

Liza Myers Gallery. 22 Center St., Brandon, 247-5229 or lizamyers.com. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Featuring the work of Warren Kimble, Liza Myers and other selected artists.

The M Gallery. 3 Mill St., Middlebury.

Middlebury College Davis Family Library. 443-3168 or www.middlebury.edu/arts.

Middlebury College Johnson Memorial Building. 443-3168 or www.middlebury.edu/arts. On exhibit Feb. 17-April 30: “American Faces: A Cultural History of Portraiture and Identity.”

Middlebury College Museum of Art. 72 Porter Field/Route 30 South. 443-3168 or www.middlebury.edu/arts. Museum is closed Mondays. On exhibit Jan. 10-April 23: Untouched by Time: The Athenian Acropolis from Pericles to Parr. On exhibit Feb. 17-April 30: American Faces: A Cultural History of Portraiture and Identity. Fridays at the museum when classes are in session, at 12:15 p.m.: casual and informative programs ranging from gallery talks to short performances. Free.

Mount Independence State Historic Site. 497 Mount Independence Road, Orwell. 948-2000 or www.historicsites.vermont.gov/MountIndependence. 2016 exhibit: “Independence Must Be Won: The Art of Ellen Viereck.”

Northern Daughters Gallery. 221 Main St., Vergennes. Thursday-Sunday 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 877-2173.

Norton’s Gallery. Route 73, Shoreham. 948-2552 or www.nortonsgallery.com. Studio/gallery of Norton Latourelle’s whimsical woodcarvings. Open most days and by appointment.

Orwell Free Library. 948-2041.

Otter Creek Custom Framing. 3 Park St., Middlebury. 388-2370.

Outerlands Gallery. 37 Green St., Vergennes. www.outerlandsgallery.com.

Peter Fried Art. 245 Main St., Vergennes. Friday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

PhotoPlace Gallery. 3 Park St., Middlebury. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday by appointment. Info: 388-4500 or www.vtphotoworkplace.com. On exhibit Feb. 1-March 3: “Composed.”

Rokeby Museum. Route 7, Ferrisburgh. 877-3406. On exhibit starting Sunday, July 10: “Quaker Made: Vermont Furniture, 1820-1835.”

Starksboro Public Library. Monday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 453-3732.

Starry Night Café. 5371 Route 7 in Ferrisburgh. Wednesday-Sunday, 5:30-9 p.m. 877-6316.

Stone Leaf Tea House. Marble Works, Middlebury. Exhibit: “Foreign Language Feature: Collaborative Conceptual Works by Yinglei Zhang and Rachel Baird.”

The Storm Café. 3 Mills St., Middlebury.

Studio V. 179 Main St., Vergennes, above Addison Outfitters. Info: 877-6524 or www.bethanyfarrell.com.

Stratford House Pottery gallery and studio, 294 Route 22A, Orwell. Weekdays 10 a.m.-5 p.m., call proprietor Stacey Stanhope at 948-2105 to ensure it is open the day you wish to visit.

Tourterelle. 3629 Ethan Allen Highway (Route 7), New Haven. Wednesday-Saturday, 5:30-9 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Town Hall Theater Jackson Gallery, Merchants Row, Middlebury. Monday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. 382-9222. On exhibit March 11-April 1: Sanford Farrier’s collection “Plays Not Yet Written.”

Vermont Folklife Center. 88 Main St., Middlebury. Gallery and shop hours Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission by donation. 388-4964. On exhibit Feb. 4-April 29: “Re-imagine the Braided Rug.” On exhibit Jan. 30-May 15: “Family Traits: Art, Humor, and Everyday Life.”

Vermont Studio Furniture Gallery. 718 Old Hollow Road, North Ferrisburgh. Gallery hours, Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Walkover Gallery. 15 Main St., Bristol. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 453-3188.

LIBRARY PROGRAMS

Bixby Memorial Library. 258 Main St., Vergennes. 877-2211. Monday, 12:30-7 p.m.; Tuesday, 12:30-5 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday, 12:30-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Preschool multi-age story time Thursday, 10:30 a.m.

Brandon Free Public Library. Hours: Wednesday, 4-7 p.m., Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Preschool story hour every Friday at 1 p.m. with Deb Lendway. Movies shown every Friday at 1:30 p.m. (17 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian). 247-8230. Summer programs: “Sally’s Music Circle” with Rob Zollman, Tuesdays and Fridays, July 8-29, 10 a.m., for ages birth and up; “Stories and Crafts” with Kathy Hirschberger, Wednesdays and Thursdays, July 9-31, 10 a.m., ages preschool and up.

Hancock Free Public Library. Wednesday, 1-5 p.m.; Thursday, noon-6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Books, videos and DVDs. Other items available through interlibrary loan.

Ilsley Public Library. 75 Main St., Middlebury, 388-4095. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. October-April, Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Baby and Toddler Story Time, Tuesdays, 10:15-10:45 a.m., Jan. 6-May 12. Preschool Story Time, Thursdays, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Jan. 8-May 14. Saturday Story Time: 10:30-11 a.m., Jan. 3-May 16. Youth Media Lab, Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m., for kids in grades 4 and up. The Zone, for grades 4 and up, Wednesdays following the school calendar, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Foodie Friday, Fridays, 3:30-4:30, for kids in grades 4 and up. For a complete listing of ongoing and special children’s activities, visit www.ilsleypubliclibrary.org or call the Children’s Room at 388-4097.

Lawrence Memorial Library. 40 North St., Bristol, 453-2366 or www.lawrencelibrary.net. Monday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 1-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free walk-in computer help. Family Fun and Games, second and fourth Fridays, 3:15 p.m. Lego Club, Wednesdays, 3:15-4:30 p.m., for school-age children. Story time Thursdays 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Lincoln Library. 222 W. River Rd., Lincoln, 453-2665. Monday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (additional evening hours on a volunteer basis); Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Chess Afternoon, Tuesdays, Sept. 15-Nov. 17. Story time (age five and under), Friday, 10:30 a.m. Senior program, second Wednesday, 10 a.m. Book discussion group, fourth Wednesday, 7 p.m.

New Haven Community Library. Located in the new library/town offices building. Tuesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, 1-8 p.m. Thursday, 1-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Story Hour, Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. Information on Facebook at New Haven Community Library (Vermont), at the website nhcl.org, or by phone at 453-4015.

Orwell Free Library. Tuesday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.; Thursday, 3-6 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Platt Memorial Library. Shoreham. 897-2647. Monday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, 2 p.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Programs on website: www.plattlib.org. LEGO challenge hour, second Wednesday of every month, 2:45-3:45 p.m. LEGO build night, third Thursday of every month, 5:30-7 p.m.

Russell Memorial Library. Monkton. 453-4471. Tuesday and Thursday, 3-7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday Story Hour, second and fourth Friday, 10-11 a.m. Wi-Fi available.

Salisbury Free Public Library. 352-4198. Tuesday, 2:30-5:30 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Thursday, 2-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon. Children’s Time, Tuesday 2:30-4 p.m. Info: http://salisburyfreelibrary.blogspot.com. Story hour, pre-K through grade 4: Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m., read-aloud book followed by arts and crafts project. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Sarah Partridge Community Library. East Middlebury. 388-7588. Ilsley Library cards accepted. Tuesday, 9 a.m.-noon; Thursday, 2-6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon. Book sale on Saturdays.

Starksboro Public Library. 2827 Route 116, Starksboro (in town hall); 453-3732. Parking behind town offices. Monday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Story time (ages 3-5) Monday, 10:30 a.m. 453-3732.

Whiting Free Library. Main Street opposite the church. 623-7862. Call for hours. Story time with Deb Lendway, 10 a.m. Wednesdays.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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