To qualify events must be a benefit, not for profit, or free to attend to be listed at no charge. Events are also listed online at www.bartonchronicle.com/events.
Wednesday, Apr. 17
HIGHLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS mid-week movie
Highland Center’s midweek movie is Ralph Breaks the Internet. Movie 6-8 p.m. Rated PG. $5 Suggested donation. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro. 533-2000 or www.highlandartsvt.org.
Spring lecture series in Newport
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will host its spring lecture series on Wednesday, April 17, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Hebard State Office building, on Main Street in Newport, in the second-floor conference room. There will be a small entry fee. Refreshments and conversation to follow. Dr. Andrea Fairchild presents “Growing Up in Austin, Quebec.” For more information go to www.learn.uvm.edu/osher, or call Suzi at (802) 673-9499.
Bag fund-raiser at North Country Hospital
North Country Hospital Auxiliary is hosting Bag Ali in the downstairs meeting room on Wednesday, April 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday, April 18, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pick from handbags, totes, wallets, backpacks, and briefcases. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the auxiliary’s fund-raising projects.
Wednesday evening discussion groups at First Universalist Parish of Derby Line
The First Universalist Parish of Derby Line will host Wednesday evening discussion groups at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall. On April 17, the dicussion will be, What are we happy about? Bring snacks to share if you wish.
Thursday, Apr. 18
Ham bingo in Glover
The Glover Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a ham bingo on Thursday, April 18, at 6:30 p.m. Cards are $1 apiece or $5 for 6. Refreshments will be sold.
Free chiropractic health talks
On Thursday, April 18, at 6 p.m. Hardwick Chiropractic will host a free health talk on how chiropractic care helps many conditions. Refreshments will be served.
Puppet show at Albany Town Hall
Modern Times Theater will perform The Perils of Mr. Punch at the Albany Town Hall at 10 a.m. Free, and all ages are welcome. For questions e-mail [email protected]
Friday, Apr. 19
What to know before you grow hemp workshop
On Friday, April 19, the Orleans County Natural Resources Conservation District will host a “what to know before you grow hemp” workshop at the Emory Hebard State Office Building in Newport in the conference room on the second floor from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Please RSVP with Emily at 334-6090, extension 7008, or e-mail [email protected]
Artist opening party at Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild
The Northeast Kingdom presents: Fiber, No Boundaries, Quilts, Felt, and Braid. Opening celebration on Friday, April 19, from 4 to 6 p.m. Meet the artists and enjoy fine finger food and good drink. Located at 430 Railroad Street in St. Johnsbury. For more information call (802) 748-0158.
Saturday, Apr. 20
Border Board games
On Saturday, April 20, beginning at 5 p.m. come to the Derby Line Village Hall to play board games like Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, or Dominion. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/groups/borderboardgames/ or contact (802) 873-3028 or e-mail [email protected]
Easter egg hunt in westfield
There will be an Easter egg hunt at the Hitchcock Museum and Library on Route 100 in Westfield at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 20. For more information, call 744-8258.
National poetry month poetry festival
The MAC Center for the Arts on Main Street in Newport is holding a poetry festival to pay tribute to Vermont poets, past and present, on Saturday, April 20, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the downstairs gallery. Read one or more poems. Sign up by April 15 by e-mailing [email protected] or [email protected], or call 334-1966. Free and open to the public. No sign up necessary to come and listen. Refreshments will be served.
Easter egg hunt and party in Orleans
The Orleans American Legion Auxiliary Unit #23 will hold its annual Easter egg hunt and party at the Orleans Federated Church from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 20, for children ages one to ten years old. There will be games and crafts as well as cookies, candy, and punch, and coffee for adults. Please bring a small bag to take home goodies.
Texas hold ’em benefit
A Texas Hold’ em to benefit the Vermont Lions Charities will be held at the Westfield Community Center on School Street in Westfield on Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is a $35 buy-in with an optional $5 high hand. Lunch will be available. For more information contact Connie or Yvan La Plume at 744-9927.
Benefit craft fair for Parkinson’s disease
There will be a craft fair to raise money for a team who is participating in the Parkinson Walk that is happening on May 4. The craft fair will be held at the American Legion in Newport on Veterans Avenue from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday, Apr. 21
Easter home alone dinner
The St. Vincent de Paul Church in North Troy will host its Easter home alone dinner on Sunday, April 21, at 11:30 a.m. Menu will be ham dinner with side dishes and homemade desserts. Free, donations are welcome. For more information, call (802) 221-1330.
Monday, Apr. 22
Free CDL class
The Newport Community Learning Center will hold a free CDL (commercial drivers’ license) class at the center on Main Street in Newport on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, April 22, 23, and 24 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. These classes are to prepare for the CDL learner’s permit. For more information and to register, contact the Learning Center at 334-2839.
Tuesday, Apr. 23
Living with alzheimers for late-state caregivers
The NEK Council on Aging is offering a free class on living with Alzheimers for late-state caregivers on Tuesday, April 23, at North Country Hospital in the meeting room from 2 to 5 p.m. Registration is required. Call Pam Smith at (802) 751-0427 or e-mail [email protected]
Wednesday, Apr. 24
HIGHLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS mid-week movie
Highland Center’s midweek movie is A Star is Born. Movie 6-8:30 p.m. Rated R. $5 Suggested donation. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro. 533-2000 or www.highlandartsvt.org.
Spring lecture series in Newport
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will host its spring lecture series on Wednesday, April 24, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Hebard State Office building, on Main Street in Newport, in the second-floor conference room. There will be a small entry fee. Refreshments and conversation to follow. Dr. Jack Eby presents “HAIR- The Musical” For more information go to www.learn.uvm.edu/osher or call Suzi at (802) 673-9499.
Thursday, Apr. 25
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Friday, Apr. 26
Family movie night at Glover Community School
The Glover Parent’s Club is hosting a free family movie night on Friday, April 26, in the school gym. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. and movie begins at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be sold by the Parent’s Club. Parents must accompany their children.
Annual wood and art show at Sterling College
Sterling College is welcoming community members to the campus to celebrate student artwork on Friday, April 26. To celebrate the college will host a free community dinner at Dunbar Dining Hall on campus at 5:30 p.m. The art show will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Simpson Hall on North Craftsbury Road in Craftsbury Common. For more information, call 586-7711.
Lake region youth softball tournament
Lake Region Youth Baseball is sponsoring a softball tournament in Barton behind the pharmacy on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 26 through 28. The fee to enter is $150. Deadline to enter is Tuesday, April 23, at 8 p.m. Games will start at 6 p.m. on Friday and run until done on Sunday. For more information or to enter contact Dana Stevens at 754-2612 or 323-9699 or Ryan Farley at 274-3200 or mail entry to Dana Stevens, 161 Stevens Road, Brownington, Vermont 05860.
Saturday, Apr. 27
Doughnuts with Democrats
From 10 a.m. to noon at the First Universalist Parish of Derby Line, hear Vermont’s Attorney General T.J. Donovan, Lieutenant Governor David Zuckerman, and Vice-President of Public Policy for Vermont Planned Parenthood Lucy Leriche discuss the rights of Vermonters. Hear about what’s happening in the Legislature and in the community.
Sunday, Apr. 28
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ADULT LEARNING CENTER FREE SERVICES
Northeast Kingdom Learning Services Community Education Center on 1 Main Street in Newport offers GED preparation and GED testing, High School Completion Plans for teens (16 years and older) and adults, preparation for standardized tests such as the AccuPlacer for CCV or the ParaPro for public school teaching; basic computer skills instruction; academic skills assessment in reading, writing and math; and instructions in most academic disciplines. All adult education services are free of charge to the student. The tutorial program offers tutoring services at an hourly rate for grades K-12. The adult learning center is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; tutorial services K-12 are scheduled by appointment. For more information, call 334-2839.
AL-ANON MEETING IN CRAFTSBURY COMMON
Thursdays at 6 p.m., at the United Church in Craftsbury Common. Discussion.
AL-ANON MEETINGS IN DERBY
NEW AL-Anon meeting, “Live and Let Live Group,” every Wednesday at noon at the Church of God, 295 Crawford Road, Derby. and Saturdays from 6 to 7 p.m. If your life is affected because someone you love has an addiction, Al-Anon can help. Offering understanding, support, and a community that understands how you feel.
AL-ANON MEETING IN NEWPORT
Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church parish house on Second Street in Newport. Discussion meeting is open to anyone whose life is affected by someone’s addictions. Newcomers welcome.
ALBANY COMMUNITY DINNER
The Albany Community Dinner is held on the second Monday of each month, at 6 p.m., at the Albany Town Hall on Route 14. Bring your friends and family! For more info, call 472-5787.
AA meetings are held in Newport, St. Johnsbury, and most towns in the Northeast Kingdom. For detailed information call AA at 334-1213 or toll free at (877) 334-1213, or visit www.aavt.org and click on “District 3.” Also visit www.aavt.org and click on “District 3” for a comprehensive schedule.
ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP
Monthly Caregivers Support Group meeting for those dealing with family members or friends diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other related dementia. Informal gathering. All welcome.
NEWPORT – Caregivers support group meets every fourth Tuesday from 6:30-8 p.m. at North Country Hospital in Newport, 2nd floor waiting room (Room 221). For further information, call (800) 272-3900 or e-mail [email protected]
ST. JOHNSBURY – Caregivers support group meets last Monday of each month at the Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital, room 244, in St. Johnsbury. For further information, call Pam at the NEK Council on Aging at 748-5182, or 1-800-642-5119.
AMERICAN LEGION POST #21 IN NEWPORT
The American Legion Post #21 is located at 5 Veterans Avenue in Newport (next to the high school). Ongoing events include Bingo every Friday at 6:30 p.m. and every Sunday at 12:30 p.m., and horseshoes every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Visit their Facebook page for more information.
AMERICAN LEGION BARTON POST #76 MEETINGS
First Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m., at the Legion Hall in the Barton Memorial Building.
AMERICAN LEGION POST #23, ORLEANS BREAKFAST
There will be a breakfast buffet served on April 14 and May 19, from 8:30-10:30 a.m. All are welcomed. Small fee for breakfast. Any questions, call 754-6540.
AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY MEETINGS
Second Wednesday of every month at 4 p.m., at the Legion Hall in the Barton Memorial Building. For more information, call Patsy Tompkins at 525-6565.
AMERICAN LEGION NEWPORT POOL TOURNAMENT
The American Legion in Newport is holding an 8 Ball Pool Tournament on Mondays. 6 p.m. practice, 7 p.m. play. Double elimination, BCA rules. 8 players or less, pay two places; 9 players or more, pay three places. For more information, call 334-2374.
Arthritis foundation aqua exercise program
The Arthristis Foundation aqua exercise program will begin on Tuesday, April 2, at the Newport City Inn and Suites in Newport from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. and will continue every Tuesday and Thursday. There is a $5 fee. For more information and to register call Patty Beckwith at 334-4816.
BARTON AREA SENIOR SERVICES, INC. (BASSI)
Located downstairs at the Barton Memorial Building. Meals will be served on Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon. Closed if schools are closed due to weather. Suggested donation of $5 for people under 60 and $4 for seniors, but no one is required to pay. Come early for coffee, cards, and conversation. Tai Chi every Tuesday & Thursday from 8:45-9:30 a.m., Bone Builders on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Line Dancing on 2nd and 4th Thursdays from 1-3 p.m. Bingo on 1st and 3rd Tuesdays from 1-2 p.m. Wii bowling on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays from 1-3 p.m. Jam sessions every 5th Friday from 7-10 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) For more information, call 525-7043.
Beekeeping Meeting at Old Stone House
The new beekeeping group will meet every fourth Sunday of each month. Share experiences and give each other support as well as help the Old Stone House to establish an apiary and an educational program. For more information contact Cindy at [email protected]
BINGO IN BARTON
Bingo is held every first and third Tuesday of the month from 1 to 2 p.m. at Barton Area Senior Services, Inc. (BASSI) downstairs the Barton Memorial Building. For more information, call 525-7043.
BINGO IN LOWELL
Bingo is held every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the St. Ignatius Hall on Hazen Notch Road in Lowell. Sponsored by the Troy and Area Lions Club. Progressive jackpot starting at $500. Dinner available.
BINGO At NEWPORT American Legion
Bingo is held every Friday night at 6:30 p.m., and every Sunday at 12:30 p.m., at the American Legion Post #21 on Veteran’s Avenue in Newport (next to the high school).
BINGO at Newport VFW
Bingo every Wednesday 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the VFW Post #798 Auxiliary, 141 Central Street, Newport. Jackpot is a progressive jackpot starting at $500. Food and fun available at reasonable prices.
BINGO IN NORTH TROY
The American Legion at North Troy holds Bingo every Tuesday night starting at 6:25 p.m. Lunch available. All are welcome.
BOBBIN MILL PLAYERS MUSIC JAM SESSIONS
The Bobbin Mill Players will hold music jam sessions every Wednesday morning from 8-11 a.m. at the Lowell St. Ignatius Parish Hall. Other music events include: First Friday evening of the month at the Lowell Fire Station from 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Second Friday evening of the month at Lowell Church Hall from 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Second Sunday afternoon at the Glover Town Hall from 1-4 p.m.; Third Friday evening at the Charleston Elementary School from 6-9 p.m., Fourth Friday evening at the Derby Line Town Hall from 6:30-10 p.m.; Fifth Friday evening (when there is a fifth Friday) at the Barton Memorial Building from 7-10 p.m. For more information, call Millie at 334-2598 or Lyle and Amy at 334-2419.
BONE BUILDERS BALANCING & STRENGTHENING CLASS
A free exercise class to prevent or reverse osteoporosis. Classes consist of a variety of exercises to improve balance and increase strength. Barton: 9:30-10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Barton Municipal Building. Derby: 2-3 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at the Church of God on Crawford Road. Newport: 10-11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Newport Municipal Building. Greensboro: 10-11 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at the United Community Church. Craftsbury: 10-11:30 a.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at the Craftsbury Community Care Center. Jay/Westfield: Tuesdays from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Jay Community Recreational Center, and Thursdays from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Westfield Community Center. For more information about Bone Builders classes, call the Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging at 751-0431.
BRIDGE LEAGUES IN ORLEANS & NEWPORT
ORLEANS: Meets Mondays at 12:30 p.m. at the Orleans Federated Church on School Street. Come with a partner.
NEWPORT: Meets Wednesdays at 1 p.m. at the Gateway Center. Everyone must come with a partner. Learner’s group continues Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m. at the library in Newport, and all are welcome to drop in. For more information, or to find a partner, call Eric McCann at 988-4773.
COMMUNITY MEAL IN NEWPORT
A free community meal will be held the third Thursday of every month at noon at the United Church of Newport on Third Street. All welcome.
COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS OF THE NORTHEAST KINGDOM
The Compassionate Friends of the Northeast Kingdom, a support group offering friendship and understanding to families grieving the death of a child of any age, and from any cause, will hold its monthly meeting on the third Tuesday of the month at the Orleans Federated Church, School Street, in Orleans. For more information regarding the Compassionate Friends, please call Fran Smith at 487-9187 or Bev Gage, 754-2085.
CORNUCOPIA COMMUNITY/SENIOR MEAL IN NEWPORT
Cornucopia Community/Senior Meal will be served every Friday from noon to 1 p.m. at Cornucopia, 125 Main Street, #3 (rear door entrance off parking lot between Coventry and Center Streets). Come at 11 a.m. for cards, board games, or just to socialize and make new friends. Community members of all ages are invited to enjoy a warm, well balanced meal prepared by Cornucopia culinary trainees. For more information, contact Cornucopia at 487-9380.
COUNTRY ACOUSTIC JAM IN BURKE
There will be a Country Acoustic Jam held every third Sunday of the month from 1-4 p.m. at the Burke Community Building. Everyone with special musical or singing talents are encouraged to participate. Come to listen or join in on the fun. $3 donation at the door. Door prizes and 50/50 raffle. All proceeds benefit the Burke Senior Meal Site. Snacks and beverages available. For more information, call Therese Stone at 525-3412 or the Senior Meal Site at 467-3423 or the town office at 467-3717.
CRAFTSBURY COMMUNITY SUPPERS
Members of the United Church of Craftsbury in Craftsbury Common will offer free evening suppers on the third Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. Open to all. Donations appreciated but not required. For more information, call 586-8028.
CRAFTSBURY ENERGY COMMITTEE PRESENTATIONS
The Craftsbury Energy Committee offers energy-related presentations every third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Church on the Common. Efficiency Vermont, contractors, vendors, and other professionals talk about and answer questions on solar electricity, home weatherization, energy-efficient new home construction, recycling, energy-efficient appliances, documentaries on climate change, and more. Contact [email protected] for a list of upcoming presentations.
Cribbage & Taco Tuesday at Newport VFW
$2 Taco Tuesdays and open cribbage tournaments every Tuesday from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the VFW Post #798 Auxiliary, 141 Central Street, Newport. Come out for a fun night of good food and conversation while you try your skill at beating some of the best cribbage players in the NEK. All skill levels are welcome to play.
DANCE AT BEEBE TOWN HALL
Dance at the Beebe Town Hall in Beebe, Quebec, every Saturday from 7-11 p.m. Country western band. Also square dancing. Light refreshments and door prizes. For more information, call (819) 876-2021.
DO DROP IN MEAL SITE IN NEWPORT CENTER
The Do Drop In Meal Site at the Newport Center Fire Department on the Cross Road is open on Mondays from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Games played before lunch, lunch at noon, bingo played after. For more information or reservations, call 334-6443.
EXPERIMENTAL AIRCRAFT ASSOCIATION
The EAA meets every first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Caledonia County Airport in Lyndonville. All are welcome to attend. All that is needed is an interest in aviation. Each meeting begins with a short business session where the previous month’s minutes and reports are discussed, plus past and future events. Then move on to something educational, such as aircraft maintenance, safety, members’ projects, or speakers and documentary movies from EAA Headquarters in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
GRANDPARENTS ’N’ KIN RAISING “GRAND” KIDS
Meets second Wednesday of the month from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at North Country Career Center, 209 Veterans Avenue, room 380, in Newport. For more information, contact Sandi Yandow at KIN-KAN Vermont, 578-9518.
“GROW YOUR OWN” GATHERINGS IN HARDWICK
Grow Your Own (GYO) gatherings will be held at the Center for an Agricultural Economy (CAE) in Hardwick from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month and will include a shared meal. For more information and to reserve a spot, contact Ms. Dale-Brown at 472-5940 or e-mail [email protected], or Bethany Dunbar at 472-5362, extension 214, or [email protected]
IMMUNIZATION CLINIC IN NEWPORT
Fourth Tuesday of every month from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at Department of Health in Emory Hebard State Office Building at 100 Main Street, Suite 220, in Newport. Free. Walk in or call for an appointment at 334-4386. All childhood vaccinations are offered. Adult immunizations included are: Hepatitis A and B, Pneumococcal, TDaP, Tetanus, and Measles.
JAM SESSIONS IN BARTON
Barton Area Senior Services, Inc. (BASSI), located downstairs in the Barton Memorial Building, will hold jam sessions every fifth Friday from 7-10 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) For more information, call 525-7043. March 29 has been canceled.
JAY COMMUNITY RECREATIONAL CENTRE
Located on Cross Road in Jay. Open to all area residents and visitors for free cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and hiking in the winter, and mountain biking, hiking, and walking in the summer. Link to site map at www.jayvt.com and topofvt.com under discover/map. Site maps available locally in Jay and at Jay Town Clerk’s Office. User guidelines: Please leave no trace in this special place. Pack it in, pack it out. Leash your dog, bury dog waste away from trails. Respect other users. No motorized vehicles. No fires of any kind. As this is a big hunting area, it is advisable to wear orange. Enjoy at your own risk!
JOURNEY TO RECOVERY COMMUNITY CENTER
Located at 58 Third Street in Newport. Making Recovery Easier meets Tuesdays from 10-11:30 a.m. Art group meets Tuesdays from 2:30-4 p.m. All recovery meets Thursdays from 2-3 p.m. For more information, e-mail Kathlene Douglass at [email protected]
Lake Region Senior Meal
The Lake Region Senior Center has moved to the Orleans Municipal Building, Meals will be served at noon on Wednesday and Friday. For questions call Cathy at 525-3134 and leave a message.
LINE DANCING IN BARTON
Barton Area Senior Services, Inc. (BASSI) located downstairs in the Barton Memorial Building, will hold line dancing every first and third Thursday of the month from 1-3 p.m. For more information, call 525-7043.
LINE DANCING IN DERBY
Maureen Profera will be teaching line dancing classes at the Dailey Memorial Library in Derby on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. Classes are free and open to the public. Please call the library at 766-5063 to register.
LINE DANCING IN TROY
Line dancing classes for exercise and enjoyment are held every Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. at the Catholic Church Parish Hall, 130 South Pleasant Street, in North Troy. No partner needed and all levels of experience are welcome. If you can count to four, you can line dance! $5 per person. For more information, call Pat Sanders at 988-4193.
LINE DANCING IN WEST BURKE
Line dancing is held in West Burke at the meal site on the first and third Wednesdays of each month from 1-3 p.m. Everyone welcome. $3 donation. For more information, call Therese Stone at 525-3412.
Medieval Armored Fighting, Combat Archery and Fencing Practice
Every Tuesday evening from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. there will be the Shire of Panther Vale’s medieval armored fighting, combat archery, and fencing practices at Miller’s Run School in Sheffield. No experience necessary and all skill levels welcome. Loaner equipment is available. Spectators are welcome. Free to attend. Armored fighting begins at 5:30 p.m. and fencing at 6:30 p.m. For more information e-mail [email protected] or find them on Facebook, the Shire of Panther Vale.
NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS MEETING IN HARDWICK
Every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at Saint John the Baptist Episcopal Church on West Church Street in Hardwick. All are welcome. NA is for people who wish to try our program of complete abstinence from all drugs. This includes alcohol on an equal status with opiates or cocaine. The disease is addiction, not specific to any one particular drug. For more information, call 535-5042.
NORTH COUNTRY QUILTERS
Regular monthly meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m., at the Church of God on Crawford Road in Derby. New members are welcome.
NORTHEAST KINGDOM COMMUNITY ACTION ASSISTANCE (NEKCA)
Available to help with forms, photocopies, faxes, phone assistance, fuel/electrical assistance, food shelf and commodities, Farm to Family coupons, holiday meals, seed packets, housing, temporary shelter, housing advocacy, and 3Squares applications.
NEWPORT: 70 Main St., Newport, VT 05855. 334-7316. Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
ISLAND POND: 70 Cross St., Island Pond, VT 05846. 723-6425. Hours: Tuesday 10 a.m.-noon.
ST. JOHNSBURY: 115 Lincoln St., St. Johnsbury, VT 05819. 748-6040. Hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS MEETING
Overeaters Anonymous (OA) offers a 12-step program of recovery for the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of compulsive eating. Derby meeting Saturdays from 10-11 a.m., at Derby Community National Bank training center on Crawford Road (behind the bank). Big Book study meeting follows from 11:15 a.m.-noon. For more information, call 673-5621.
PEACHAM CORNER GUILD
Peacham Corner Guild is open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. featuring small antiques, fine handcrafted gifts, and specialty foods. Located at 643 Bayley Hazen Road in Peacham. 592-3332.
PLAY WORLD AT GLOVER TOWN HALL
Bring your children to Play World, an indoor play time for children ages 0-5, at the Glover Town Hall, located on Route 16 in Glover, on Tuesdays, from 9-11 a.m. Parents and caregivers should accompany their children. Play World follows Orleans Central Supervisory Union snow days.
Join the prevention committee at the North Country Career Center in room 380 in Newport every third Wednesday of every month from 5-6:30 p.m. or at North Country Primary Care in the community room from 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., to discuss how to partner together to reduce the rates of substance abuse in young people. For more information contact Allyson Howell at [email protected] or 334-7506.
PRO BONO (FREE) LEGAL CLINIC IN NEWPORT
Pro bono (free) legal clinic monthly at Orleans County Restorative Justice Center, usually the first Wednesday of each month. Free consults with lawyer. Best for landlord-tenant, housing, probate, elder law, custody, family law, etc. issues. No criminal law. Advance appointments only by calling 487-9293. $10 fee for people living outside Orleans County. Mediation services are also available. For more information, visit www.kingdomjustice.org.
RSVP BONE BUILDING & STRENGTHENING CLASSES
Offered twice a week: at the Jay Community Center on Tuesdays from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and at the Westfield Community Center on Thursdays from 10:30-11:30 a.m. A free exercise class to prevent or reverse osteoporosis. Classes consist of a variety of exercises to improve balance and increase strength. Participants start out using very light weights which are gradually increased as strength develops. Weights provided. For more information, contact Maureen Mcguire at 334-7746 or [email protected]
SENIOR DINING IN GLOVER
Lunch is served at noon on Mondays and Tuesdays on the lower level of the Glover Town Hall, 3018 Glover Street. Suggested donation by seniors is $3.50; for those younger than 60, $5. For more information, call the NEK Council on Aging’s Nutrition Coordinator Lallie Mambourg at 1-800-642-5119.
SOUPER LUNCH AT ST. MARK’S IN NEWPORT
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 44 Second Street in Newport holds a free community Souper Lunch from noon to 1 p.m. on the last Tuesday of every month. Free. All are welcome. Call Tim at 334-7365 for more information.
STAMP CLUB IN NEWPORT
The Memphremagog Stamp Club meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month from 7-9 p.m. at CALLICO, 326 Bluff Road, Newport. All stamp collecting interests are welcome. For more information, call 334-6001.
SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE SUPPORT GROUP
Third Thursday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Nevermore Bookstore on 100 East Main Street in Newport. A support group for those who have lost someone to suicide and wish to have a safe place to talk, share, and spend a little time with others who have had a similar experience. For more information, call Mary Butler at 744-6284.
TAI CHI CLASSES (FREE)
Free one-hour Tai Chi classes held throughout the Northeast Kingdom taught by RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) Volunteers through the NEK Council on Aging:
Fall Prevention Tai Chi – Poulin Building in North Troy on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.; Island Pond Town Hall in Island Pond on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays at 10 a.m.; Barton Memorial Building, Level 2 Tai Chi, 8:45-9:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday.
Golden Ball Tai Chi – St. Johnsbury House on Mondays and Thursdays at 8:30 a.m.; First Congregational Church of Lyndonville on Tuesdays and Fridays at 8:30 a.m.; Danville Methodist Church on Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
For more information and to register, call Karen Budde at 751-0431.
TOPS MEETING IN BARTON
TOPS VT #82 Barton meets every Monday at Mountain View Apartments Community Room. A fun, informative way to learn how to take off pounds sensibly. Weigh-ins, 5 to 5:45 p.m.; meetings, 5:45-6:30 p.m. First meeting is free! For further information, call 525-3173.
TOPS MEETING AT ISLAND POND PUBLIC LIBRARY
TOPS VT #135 Island Pond meets every Monday at Island Pond Public Library. Weigh-ins from 4:30-4:45 p.m.; meeting from 4:45-5:30 p.m. For further information, call Bev at 723-5907 or e-mail [email protected]
VERMONT HOOKED RUGS MONTHLY MEETING
Vermont Quilter’s Schoolhouse, Rt. 100, Troy Village, sponsors a monthly meeting where experienced and new rug hookers get together for work and conversation. For more information, contact Carolyn, at 730-3559, or email: [email protected]
VETERANS & SUPPORTERS
Veterans and supporters, please join Camp Care USA for coffee and conversation on Thursdays from 4-6 p.m. at the Goodrich Memorial Library, 202 Main St., Newport. Call Larry at 793-1064, or Carl at 323-7670 for more information.
WEDNESDAY POETS: POETRY WRITING WORKSHOP
This seasonal workshop meets Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Barton Public Library to write together and share participants’ work. Veteran and new writers are welcome. Refreshments and materials provided. Contact Joanne Giannano, [email protected] or (508)577-7869.
WESTFIELD COMMUNITY MEAL SITE
Every Thursday at noon at the Westfield Community Center (North Hill Road/School St.). Suggested donation $4 with the second Thursday of the month free. Following lunch, join the fun and play bingo. Sponsored by the Troy and Area Lions Club. For more information, call 744-2484.
Wii BOWLING IN BARTON
Wii bowling is held at Barton Area Senior Services, Inc. (BASSI) downstairs in the Barton Memorial Building every second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 1-3 p.m. For more information, call 525-7043.
Wii BOWLING IN WEST BURKE
Wii bowling is held in West Burke at the The Meal Site on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month from 1-3 p.m. Everyone welcome. By donation. For more information, call Therese Stone at 525-3412 or 467-3423.
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ALBANY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Open Tuesdays 12-4 p.m., Thursdays 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and Saturdays 9 to 11 a.m. The library is located in the back of the Albany Town Hall. Story Time for all ages is 12:15 p.m. on Thursdays. Phone: 755-6107. E-mail: [email protected]
BARTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
100 Church Street, Barton. 525-6524. Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 10-12 p.m. Story Time: Wednesdays at 11 a.m. Friday afternoon classic movies, Friday night movies, Friday evening potlucks. Scrabble players meet the first and third Wednesdays of each month year-round. Poetry Writers Workshop meets Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m.. Book discussions are through May. Call Joanne Pariseau for events for children.
COBLEIGH PUBLIC LIBRARY
70 Depot Street, Lyndonville. Hours: Monday, noon-5 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, noon-7 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Ongoing at the library: Origami Group, Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m., grades 4 to 8, adults also welcome; Magic —The Gathering, Saturdays at 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; beginner computer class, Thursday mornings at 10 a.m.-12 noon; bridge – Saturdays at 12:30 p.m; La Leche League, second Thursday of each month from 5-6:30 p.m. Tech tutoring Saturday’s by appointment starting at 9 a.m. Call for appointment 626-5475. These programs are free, open to the public, and handicapped accessible.Spring break programs: Apr. 15, Lego challenge 1-3 p.m., Apr. 16,carboard challene 1-3 p.m., Apr. 17, scavenger hunt 1-2 p.m., Apr. 18 family movie 1-3 p.m., Apr.19, spring craft drop-in 1-3 p.m.For further information and programs, check on Facebook, or call the library at 626-5475. www.cobleighlibrary.org.
CRAFTSBURY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Church Lane, Craftsbury Common. 586-9683.. www.craftsburypubliclibrary.org. Hours: Saturday 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Monday 2-5 p.m., Tuesday 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Thursday 2-5 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Story hour: Tuesday & Friday at 10 a.m. Lego Club: Friday at 3 p.m. For more information, contact the library at 586-9683, or: [email protected]
DAILEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY
101 Junior High Drive, Derby Center. Hours: Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Story time is Tuesday mornings from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Trustee meetings last Thursday of the month at 3 p.m. For more information, call the library at 766-5063, visit www.daileymemoriallibrary.org or check Facebook page.
GLOVER PUBLIC LIBRARY
51 Bean Hill Road, Glover. 525-4365. Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 1-6 p.m.
GOODRICH MEMORIAL LIBRARY
202 Main Street, Newport. 334-7902. [email protected] www.goodrichlibrary.org. Hours: Monday through Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Board of Trustees: Third Tuesday at 4 p.m. Book Club: Third Thursday at 1 p.m. Story time: Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m. Veterans and Supporters, please join Camp Care USA for coffee and conversation on Thursdays from 4-6 p.m. Call Larry at 793-1064, or Carl at 323-7670 for more information.
GREENSBORO FREE LIBRARY
53 Wilson Street, Greensboro. 533-2531. [email protected], www.greensborofreelibrary.org Librarian Mary Metcalf. Hours: Sundays 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; closed Mondays; Tuesdays from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; closed Wednesdays; Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Story Hour for Children: at Four Seasons Learning, Fridays at 10 a.m.; Story Time for ages 0-6 every Thursday at 10 a.m.; and for ages 6-12 every Tuesday at 10 a.m. First Saturday Guest Reader program the first Saturday of each month from 10-11 a.m. There will be a journal making class for youth on Tuesday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to noon. Create a handmade journal to take home. Materials and tools will be provided. Free. Ages 8 and older. Register by e-mailing [email protected] A showing of poetry by local poet Phyllis Rachel Larrabee and color collages by Gina Jenkins.
HASKELL FREE LIBRARY
93 Caswell Avenue, Derby Line. Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9-5, Thursday 9-6, and Saturday 9-2. Toddler Time on Thursdays at 9:45 a.m. STEM Club activities and simple scientific experiments for children ages 6-12 meets Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m., pre-registration appreciated. Code Club (in English): Saturdays from 12-1 p.m. for interested 12-19-year-olds. No experience required. For more information, call Francoise or Sydny at 873-3022, extension 201, or check the website at haskellopera.com/library-activities, or find them on Facebook.
HITCHCOCK MEMORIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM
1252 VT Route 100, Westfield. 744-2484. Visit the Hitchcock Museum/Library page at www.westfield.vt.gov and on Facebook at Town of Westfield, Vermont, for up-to-date activity listings.
ISLAND POND PUBLIC LIBRARY
Main Street. Hours: Tuesday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Wednesday, 2-6 p.m., Thursday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Story Time every Saturday at 10:30 a.m. For further information, call 723-6134 or look on Facebook.
JEUDEVINE MEMORIAL LIBRARY
93 North Main Street; P.O. Box 536, Hardwick. 472-5948. www.jeudevinememoriallibrary.org. Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 1-7 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 1-5 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; closed Sunday. Tuesday afternoons, 3-5 p.m. Lego Club, with weekly build challenges for your child, or they can make what they please. Lego donations accepted. Kids are welcome to drop in or stay the whole time. Younger children should be accompanied by an adult. All programs are free and open to the public. For more information, please call 472-5948 or visit jeudevinememoriallibrary.org.
JOHN WOODRUFF SIMPSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY
1972 East Craftsbury Road, East Craftsbury. 586-9692. Open Sunday, noon-1 p.m.; Wednesday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon, 2-5 p.m.
JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
1 Water Street, Orleans. 754-6660. Hours: Monday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Wednesday & Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; closed Sunday, Tuesday & Thursday. Monthly Trustee Meetings are the first Monday of the month at 5 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Check facebook for upcoming events and programs.
LEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY
Irasburg. 754-2526. Hours: Monday, 3-8 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, 3-6 p.m.; and Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Story hour Fridays at 10 a.m., except when school is not in session. For more information call 754-6354 or 754-2012.
RAND MEMORIAL LIBRARY
160 Railroad Street, North Troy. Hours: Monday & Tuesday 3-7 p.m., Wednesday 1-5 p.m., Thursday & Friday 8 a.m.-12 p.m. www.randmemorial.com.
ST. JOHNSBURY ATHENAEUM
1171 Main Street, St. Johnsbury. 748-8291. www.stjathenaeum.org. Story Time (Acorn Club): Fridays at 10:30 a.m., ages 0 to 6, children’s Library. First Wednesday Series. Scrabble Club: First Saturday of each month from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Readings in the Gallery. 748-8291. www.stjathenaeum.org. Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10-5:30; Tuesday and Thursday 12-7; Saturday 10-3.
WEST BURKE PUBLIC LIBRARY
135 Main Street (5A), next to the park. Hours: Saturday 1-4 p.m. For further information, call (201) 519-3633. www.westburkepubliclibrary.wordpress.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/westburkelibrary.
GALLERIES, HISTORICAL SOCIETIES & MUSEUMS
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ALBANY HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM
The Albany Historical Society is located in the old village school on Route 14 across from the Methodist Church, and is open by appointment. Contact Jim Oliver at [email protected], or Paul Daniels at the Diamond Heart Farm in East Albany for an appointment.
A unique St. Johnsbury Gallery. 443 Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury. 424-1414. www.theartfuleye.com. Open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Open Sunday by chance. Come explore 4,500 sq. ft. of locally crafted fine art and artisan craft.
BREAD AND PUPPET MUSEUM
One of the largest collections of some of the biggest puppets and masks in the world is located at 753 Heights Rd. (Route 122) in Glover (off Route 16 and I-91 exits 24/25). Visit www.breadandpuppet.org or call 525-3031 or 6972 for more information.
BROWN LIBRARY GALLERY
At Sterling College, Craftsbury Common. 586-7711, extension 129. Open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Exhibit Plowing Old Ground. For more information, visit www.VermontArtHouse.org/openings or call 586-2200.
CANAAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM
Located on the second floor of the Alice M. Ward Library at 27 Park Street in Canaan. Open Monday through Thursday from 1:30-4 p.m. or by appointment. Visit canaan-vthistoricalsociety.org or on Facebook. Call 266-7135 or 266-3989.
CATAMOUNT ARTS CENTER
115 Eastern Avenue, St. Johnsbury. Masonic Temple building. 748-2600. www.catamountarts.org. Open Monday through Friday, 1-6 p.m. and before and after each movie screening. Gallery is always open to the public free of charge. Artists wanted for juried show. Visit catamountarts.slideroom.com for more info.
CHARLESTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM
For information call 723-6024 or 895-2901.
CHUCK GUEST GALLERY
Featuring over 130 paintings of abstract imagery. Located at 205 Vermont Route 114 in East Burke. Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, call 626-9011 or visit www.chuckguest.com.
COLBY CURTIS MUSEUM & STANSTEAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY
535 Dufferin Street, Stanstead, Quebec. 1-819-876-7322. Two exhibitions: Remembering our Soldiers of the Great War and Rural Medicine in Stanstead County.
CRAFTSBURY COMMUNITY CARE CENTER GALLERY
9 a.m.-7 p.m. 1784 East Craftsbury Road, East Craftsbury. 586-2414. www.craftsburycommunitycarecenter.org.
CRAFTSBURY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Babcock House Museum, Craftsbury Common. Open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-noon.
CRYSTAL LAKE FALLS HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION & BARTON MUSEUM
Located at the Pierce House on Water Street in Barton, open late spring through fall. Brick Kingdom Park open daylight hours year-round.
DERBY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Preserving the history of Derby. Located on Junior High drive. Open Sundays from 2-4 p.m. or by appointment. Programs run from May to September. For more information, call Martha at 766-8833.
1302 Main Street, St. Johnsbury. 748-2372. www.fairbanksmuseum.org. Open seven days, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
GLOVER HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM
Bean Hill Road in Glover, second floor in Municipal Building. www.gloverhistoricalsociety.org. Open by appointment only: Call Joan at 525-6212 or Randy or Betsy at 525-4051.
Old Firehouse, 59 Mill Street, downtown Hardwick. 472-6857 or [email protected], www.graceart.org. Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Community Workshops are held weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, and are open to all community members.
GREENSBORO HISTORICAL SOCIETY
29 Breezy Avenue, Greensboro (building next to Willey’s Store), 533-2457. www.greensborohistoricalsociety.org. Check out our powerful new tool for researching Greensboro families stored in our archives! Permanent exhibit: Hill Homestead: The Story of Greensboro: Faces of Our Town has been updated and displays tools and ledgers, kitchen gadgets, and farm implements, and parlor furniture from the 19th century.
HIGHLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS
2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro. 533-9075 or www.highlandartsvt.org. Gallery Hours Tuesday through Saturday, 7 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.-2 p.m., closed Monday.
JANE’S CAFÉ AND GALLERY
43 Main St. (Rte. 5), Derby Line. Open Wednesday through Sunday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. featuring artists of the Northeast Kingdom. Paintings by Bonnie Woodford-Potter on display.
LOOKING GLASS MUSEUM AT CLAN OF THE HAWK
The Looking Glass Museum is located on the grounds of the Clan of the Hawk off Route 58 in Evansville. Free admittance. This is a museum dedicated to the local Native American groups. For more information, call 754-2817 or e-mail [email protected]
MAC CENTER FOR THE ARTS
MAC Center for the Arts, 158 Main Street, Newport. 334-1966. Hours: Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The center has over 45 Vermont visual artists and handcrafters offer their work in the 2,000+ square foot gallery. The center also offers special events, exhibits, musical performances, and classes/workshops for adults and children. Visit www.memphremagogartscollaborative.com. Presenting Portraits in Action from April 13 through May 18.
MEMPHREMAGOG HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF NEWPORT
Second floor of Emory Hebard State Office Building, Main Street, Newport. Open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Showcasing Island Pond Historical Society, by Sharon Biron, President, “Get On Board the Museum Treasure Trail” promoting (seven) local historical museums to visit: Canaan, Derby, Morgan, Holland, Charleston, and the Memphremagog Historical Society display at the State Building, “Revisiting August 5th, 1865” when 18th President U.S. Grant visited Island Pond aboard the Grand Trunk Railway with his traveling party and the Island Pond Hotel for a luncheon; along with Newport’s Jerry Drew, stagecoach driver who signed the Registrar Book below Grant’s Civil War Col. Adam Badeau. Pick up a touring brochure at one of the museums or call for info: Sharon Biron (907) 750-9563 sponsored by Community National Bank.
MILLER’S THUMB GALLERY
14 Breezy Ave., Greensboro. 533-2045 or [email protected]
NATIVE AMERICAN MUSEUM (NATIVE CULTURAL SOCIETY, INC.)
56 Church Street in Newport Center. 334-6770. Open from 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m., closed Mondays. No admission fee.
NEWPORT NATURAL CAFÉ GALLERY
194 Main Street, Newport. 334-2626. Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., and Sundays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
NORTHEAST KINGDOM ARTISANS GUILD (BACKROOM GALLERY)
430 Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury. 748-0158. www.nekartisansguild.com. Hours: Open Monday through Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Through April 13 presenting Lens and Brush, paintings by Susan McClellan and photographs by Richard W. Brown. A new exhibit begins April 17 through June 1, Fiber, No Boundaries, Quilts, felt, and braid. Opening celebration Friday, April 19, from 4 to 6 p.m.
OLD FIREHOUSE GALLERY
The Old Firehouse Gallery in the old firehouse (across the street from the post office), 59 Mill Street, Hardwick. Gallery open Tuesday through Thursday, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., or by appointment. 472-6857.
OLD STONE HOUSE MUSEUM (ORLEANS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
The Old Stone House Museum is open to visitors from mid-May to mid-October. Adminitrative offices are open year-round, Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Beekeeping support group meets on the last Sunday of each month from 4 to 5 p.m. from March to November. New volunteers and members are welcome at any time of the year. For more information, visit the website at www.oldstonehousemuseum.org or on Facebook. 109 Old Stone House Road, Brownington. 754-2022.
Parker pie gallery
Parker Pie Gallery, 161 County Road, West Glover is exhibiting Abbi Marchesani: Linocuts through May 7, 2019.
Parson’s Corner Restaurant in Barton exhibits artwork by local artists. Changes monthly. Open every day until 2 p.m. except Tuesdays.
PEACHAM CORNER GUILD
The Peacham Corner Guild is open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Tuesdays. The guild features small antiques, fine handcrafted gifts and specialty foods. Located at 643 Bayley Hazen Road in Peacham. 592-3332
PLEASANT VALLEY ART GALLERY
146 White Road, Irasburg. 754-2000. Open Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m or call for an appointment anytime.
ST. JOHNSBURY ATHENAEUM GALLERY
1171 Main Street, St. Johnsbury. 748-8291. www.stjathenaeum.org. Open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The Art Gallery at the Athenaeum contains one of America’s unique collections of 19th century American paintings. Admission fees: $8 for adults; free for age 12 and under, St. Johnsbury residents, and nonresident patrons. Second floor gallery features exhibits by local artists.
ST. JOHNSBURY HISTORY & HERITAGE CENTER
From the Fairbanks’ invention of the platform scale to the role of local soldiers in the Civil War, the rich history of St. Johnsbury unfolds at the St. Johnsbury History and Heritage Center. Visit and explore the exhibits in the House and Carriage Barn at 421 Summer Street, St. Johnsbury. 424-1090. Open June through September, Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and October through May, Mondays through Wednesdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Go on the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Quest! www.stjhistory.org.
THE 99 GALLERY AND CENTER
The 99 Gallery and Center on School Street behind 316 Main Street in downtown Newport. Work by Northeast Kingdom artists, free classes, movies and community events. Open most afternoons till 5 p.m. 323-7759.
THE THIRD FLOOR GALLERY
Hardwick Inn, 4 South Main Street, Hardwick. Call 472-9933 for information.
THE MUSEUM OF EVERYDAY LIFE
3482 Dry Pond Road (Route 16) in Glover (short distance south of Shadow Lake Road). Clare Dolan: 626-4409. www.museumofeverydaylife.org. Admission by donation. Self-service museum, open every day from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
WHITE WATER GALLERY
5 River Street by the bridge, East Hardwick Village. Open Sundays from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. or by appointment. Call Watergate at 563-2037. http://whitewatergallery.blogspot.com.
WONDERARTS (ART HOUSE GALLERY AND WONDER & WISDOM)
The Art House Gallery and Wonder & Wisdom have merged to create WonderArts. Office located at the UCC, 165 Wilson St., Greensboro and programs are held at the Wonder & Wisdom program space, Community Greenspace in Craftsbury, Craftsbury Town Hall, local schools, Craftsbury Masonic Hall, and in partnership with other community organizations. For more information, call 533-9370 or visit www.wonderartsvt.org.
YE OLD BLACKSMITH ART GALLERY
(LE VIEUX FORGERON)
Located at 240A Dufferin St. in Stanstead, Quebec. Open Thursday through Sunday from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information, visit www.levieuxforgeron.com.