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, NOV. 28
HIGHLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS mid-week movie
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Movie 6 p.m. and ends at 8 p.m. Rated R. $5 Suggested donation. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro. 533-9075 or www.highlandartsvt.org.
THURSDAY, NOV. 29
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FRIDAY, NOV. 30
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SATURDAY, DEC. 1
Christmas Tea & Angel Display
There will be a tea and Christmas angel display Saturday, December 1 from 1-3 p.m. at Barton United Church. baked goods, candy, Christmas ornaments, raffles: shoe box (choice of assorted gifts), quilt, Vermont Teddy Bear, angel and book Chicken Soup for the Soul, Angels Among Us, Tea, Punch and Delicious Treats Served Throughout the Afternoon.
ANNUAL WILD GAME, CHICKEN PIE SUPPER AND BAKE SALE
There will be a wild game, chicken pie supper and bake sale
December 1, at the United Methodist Church in Greensboro Bend. All you can eat. $17 for adults, $8.50 children (under 5 free). Serving at 5 p.m. until all food is gone.
CARS OF YESTERYEAR BENEFIT RAFFLE
The Cars of Yesteryear Club supports local communities through annual donations and fundraising. Benefit raffle drawing to be held on December 1. Prizes: 1st $500 VISA Card, 2nd $150 VISA Card, 3rd $100 Value Car Detailing (donated by Auto Outfitters). For tickets contact, Steven Carpenter 802-343-3673 or Sue Pauline 781-831-4807.
Burklyn Holiday Market
The Burklyn Arts Council’s 49th annual winter craft fair will be held at the Lyndon Town School, on Saturday, December 1 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday, December 2 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The school is on Lily Pond Road, just off of Rt. 114 between East Burke and Lyndonville. The artists are all juried and are either Vermont or New Hampshire residents. Homemade meals, snacks and cookies available. There will be a raffle, live music and artwork on display from local schoolchildren. Free activities for children. Come and support the arts programs in the local schools and communities. For more information go to [email protected] or call: 802-626-5836.
Santa Claus Comes to Lyndonville
Santa Claus Comes to Lyndonville on December 1 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free holiday craft making at the Cobleigh Public Library, 14 Depot Street, Lyndonville from 10-11:30 a.m. There will be craft projects throughout the entire library for all ages. Free horse and wagon rides will be available outside, and hot cocoa, too.
Mater Dei Christmas Bazaar
Mater Dei Christmas Bazaar to be held Saturday, December from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at St. Edwards , 59 Elm St., Derby Line. Crafters, raffles, collectibles, food sales, coffee and donuts in the morning.
Soup and sandwiches for lunch.
SUNDAY, DEC. 2
All you can eat breakfast
All you can eat breakfast December 2, from 8-11 a.m. at the VFW Post 798 Auxiliary, 141 Central Street, Newport. $8 Per person, children 12 and under $5.
Glover Memory Tree
The Glover Community Church will have it’s annual Memory Tree in front of the church again this year. A donation of $5 represents a bulb on the tree in memory or in honor of a loved one. Donations and names should be sent to Paulette Rogers, 518 Perron Hill, Glover, VT 05839. The tree will be lit on Sunday, December 2 at 4:30 p.m.
Westmore Memorial Tree lighting ceremony
The Westmore Memorial Tree lighting ceremony will be held December 2, at 5 p.m. in the church park on Willoughby Lake. All are invited help light the tree lights and to tie an ornament on the tree in memory of a loved one. Bring your voices for caroling. Stop in at town clerk’s office for hot cocoa, coffee and cookies.
United Christian Academy’s Night of Worship
It is with great excitement that United Christian Academy’s Worship Team cordially invites you to a Night of Worship at 6 p.m., Sunday, December 2. The 6-member team is looking forward to spending the evening with you as we sing praises to our Father. A love offering will be taken to benefit the Worship Team and UCA’s general fund, and childcare will be available for children ages 0-5 for those who wish it.
Great Albany Clothing Swap
Great Albany Clothing Swap will be held Sunday, December 2, at the Albany Town Hall, 827 Main Street, to benefit the Albany Food Shelf. The Albany Community Trust will be serving a free hot lunch. $3 suggested donation per bag. Donations of gently used cool-weather clothing can be dropped off at the Albany Library (behind the Town Hall) during open hours: Tuesdays noon-4 p.m., Thursdays 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturdays 9-11 a.m. For questions, or if you would like to volunteer, please e-mail [email protected]
Northern Rivers Land Trust Area book discussion
Northern Rivers Land Trust is celebrating 10 Years! Greensboro Free Library is sponsoring a book talk by Susan Sawyer, well-known artist, writer, and naturalist from Woodbury. The Natural History of the Northern Rivers Land Trust Area will be discussed on Sunday, December 2, at 2 p.m. She’s gives a delightful and insightful presentation. Books will be available for sale ($25), proceeds to benefit the land trust. Call Mary Metcalf, librarian, at 533-2531 for more information.
Glover Trailwinders early bird TMAs
Sunday, December 2, Glover Trailwinders early bird TMAs can be purchased from noon-5 p.m. at the Gap Pub and Grill, Westmore.
On Sunday, December 2 at 3 p.m. at Orleans Federated Church, all are invited to a free Messiah singalong. Anne Hamilton will direct, Mark Violette will accompany. Come and listen or come and sing! Those planning to sing should be in place by 2:45 p.m., scores will be available to borrow on site. There is no cost for this event but a freewill offering for Warm the Children will be appreciated.
Monday, Dec. 3
Tuesday, Dec. 4
Wednesday, dec. 5
Vermont Humanities Council First Wednesday lecture series
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Moats will lead a panel discussion about the state of the news media at Goodrich Memorial Library in Newport on December 5 at 7 pm. The event, “Making Sense of the News, Local to Global,” is free and open to the public. The discussion will include some of the region’s best journalists, including VTDiggerfounder and editor Anne Galloway and Chronicle founder and publisher Chris Braithwaite. For more information, contact Goodrich Memorial Library at (802) 334.7902, or contact the Vermont Humanities Council at (802) 262-2626 or [email protected], or visit www.vermonthumanities.org.
HIGHLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS mid-week movie
Eigth Grade. Movie 6 p.m. and ends at 7:30 p.m. Rated R. $5 Suggested donation. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro. 533-9075 or www.highlandartsvt.org.
Thursday, Dec. 6
friday, dec. 7
Peter Gould to Read from Horse Drawn Yogurt
Vermont author and activist Peter Gould will read from his non-fiction book about the back-to-the-land movement, “Horse-Drawn Yogurt: Stories from Total Loss Farm,” at the Brown Library at Sterling College,1205 N. Craftsbury Rd., Craftsbury Common on Friday, December 7, at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Saturday, Dec. 8
Border Board Games
Come and play a whole new variety of board games at 5 p.m. December 8 at the Derby Line Village Hall, Derby Line, VT. Play games like the Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, or Dominion. Don’t worry if you have never heard of these. We gladly teach newcomers all our games. For more info, find us on Facebook or please visit www.facebook.com/groups/borderboardgames or contact 802-873-3028 or [email protected].
Sunday, Dec. 9
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SUNDAY, DEC. 2 cont.
No events submitted for this date.
Healing ways in Island Pond
A group on healing ways will be held on Monday nights throughout November at Sunrise Manor in Island Pond at 7 p.m. The group is free and everyone is welcome to attend. This is an opportunity to talk about healing practices people use, or are interested in. June Goodland, who will facilitate the group is a licensed clinical mental health counselor and a licensed drug and alcohol counselor. Call June at (802) 624-6116, or just show up.
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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 2nd Monday of each month, at 6 p.m., at the Albany Church on Route 14. Bring your friends and family! For more info, call 802-472-5787.
ALBANY FOOD BANK
The Albany Food Bank is now open every Wednesday afternoon from 3 to 6 p.m. and is located in the Albany Church on Route 14. Local people in need of emergency food may visit two times per month. For information, to donate, or to volunteer, call 802-472-5787.
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].
- 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 every third Sunday, September through May, 8:30 to 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.
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. 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 9-9:30 a.m., Bone Builders on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10-11 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.
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 $500.00. Food and fun available.
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 to 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 to 9:30 p.m.; Second Friday evening of the month at Lowell Church Hall from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.; Second Sunday afternoon at the Glover Town Hall from 1 to 4 p.m.; Third Friday evening at the Charleston Elementary School from 6 to 9 p.m., Fourth Friday evening at the Derby Line Town Hall from 6:30 to 10 p.m.; Fifth Friday evening (when there is a fifth Friday) at the Barton Memorial Building from 7 to 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: 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Barton Municipal Building. Derby: 2 to 3 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at the Church of God on Crawford Road. Newport: 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Newport Municipal Building. Greensboro: 10 to 11 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at the United Community Church. Craftsbury: 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at the Craftsbury Community Care Center. Jay/Westfield: Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Jay Community Recreational Center, and Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Westfield Community Center. For more information about Bone Builders classes, call the Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging at (802) 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 holds monthly meetings 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 to 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 and 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. New 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
Come dance at the Beebe Town Hall in Beebe, Quebec, every Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m. Country western band. Also square dancing. Light refreshments and door prizes. For more information, call (819) 876-2021.
DERBY SENIOR MEALS AT NEWPORT ELKS LODGE
Meals are served at noon every second Thursday of the month at the Newport Elks Lodge on the Newport/Derby Road. For further information please call Lallie Mambourg at the Northeast Council on Aging at 802-748-5182.
DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP MEETING
The Diabetes Support Group will meet on the third Thursday of every month from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the meeting room at North Country Hospital in Newport. For more information or to confirm your presence, call Barbara Grant at 334-4155.
DO DROP IN MEAL SITE IN NEWPORT CENTER
The Do Drop In Meal Site at the Newport Center Fire Department on 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 to 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, (802) 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 5th Friday from 7 to 10 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) For more information, call 525-7043.
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 to 11:30 a.m. Art Group meets Tuesdays from 2:30 to 4 p.m. All Recovery meets Thursdays from 2 to 3 p.m. For more information, e-mail Kathlene Douglass at [email protected]
LINE DANCING IN BARTON
Barton Area Senior Services, Inc. (BASSI) located downstairs in the Barton Memorial Building, will hold Line Dancing every first, third, and fifth Thursday of the month from 1 to 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 to 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 to 3 p.m. Everyone welcome. $3 donation. For more information, call Therese Stone at 525-3412.
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.
- 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 to 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. (802) 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 to 11 a.m. Parents and caregivers are welcome to accompany their children. Upcoming dates for Play World are December, 4, 11 & 18. Play World follows Orleans Central Supervisory Union Snow Days.
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 (802) 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 to 11:30 a.m. and at the Westfield Community Center on Thursdays from 10:30 to 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 AT DERBY ELKS CLUB
Derby Senior Meals are held at noon every second Thursday at the Elks Lodge #2155 on the Newport-Derby Road in Derby. By donation. For more information, call the Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging’s nutrition coordinators Jenny Patoine or Lallie Mambourg at 748-5182.
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 to 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 to 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 – Dailey Memorial Library in Derby on Wednesdays at 10 a.m.; Poulin Building in North Troy on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.; Sunrise Manor in Island Pond on Fridays at 10 a.m.; Barton Memorial Building, Level 2 Tai Chi, 9-9:30 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 (802) 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 to 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 to 4:45 p.m.; meeting from 4:45 to 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 802-730-3559, or email: [email protected].
VETERANS AND SUPPORTERS
Veterans and Supporters, please join Camp Care USA for coffee and conversation on Thursdays from 4 to 6 p.m. at Goodrich Memorial Library, 202 Main St., Newport. Call Larry at 802-793-1064, or Carl at 802-323-7670 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 to join this relaxed supportive workshop. Refreshments and materials provided. Contact Joanne Giannano, [email protected].
WESTFIELD COMMUNITY MEAL SITE
Every Thursday at noon at the Westfield Community Center (North Hill Road/School St.). Suggested donation $4 with the 2nd 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 to 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 to 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 to 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 from 10 a.m.-noon (through December 1). Story Time: Wednesdays at 11 a.m. Winter 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 evenings. Book discussions are January 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: Children’s Story Time, ages 0-5, Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. 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 (There will be no class November 29); Bridge – Saturdays at 12:30 p.m; La Leche League, second Thursday of each month from 5 to 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. 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. Tai Chi classes every Wednesday at 10 a.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 802-793-1064, or Carl at 802-323-7670 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.
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 meetings of the Library Committee every first Monday of the month at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted; monthly meetings of the Friends of JML every second Monday of the month at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
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.
- 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. 802-748-8291. 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.
ART 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 (802) 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.
Farming, the Art of Stewardship exhibit
Farming, the Art of Stewardship exhibit at the East Side Restaurant through December 30. The exhibit features 20 paintings completed by five artists and farm conservation information from four farms in the Memphremagog watershed that are conserved with the Vermont Land Trust and are working with the Orleans County Conservation District on improved farm management. Contact [email protected] for more information.
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. Photographs and stories by Ethan Hubbard, on display now through December 2. 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 comfort food and 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
The final MAC Exhibit for 2018 — entitled WINTER! will runs through January 19. MAC Center for the Arts, 158 Main Street, Newport. 802-334-1966. 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.
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. Presents their annual holiday show now through January 5.
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. 802-472-6857.
OLD STONE HOUSE MUSEUM (ORLEANS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
109 Old Stone House Road, Brownington. 754-2022. [email protected] www.oldstonehousemuseum.org. Open for tours. The Alexander Twilight Visitors’ Center and gift shop are open year-round, Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Monday and Tuesday. Quilter’s Circle meets the fourth Wednesday of every month from 1-3 p.m., all welcome. Beekeeping Support Group meets every fourth Wednesday from April to November from 4-5 p.m.
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. 802-592-3332
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.
- 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.
- 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. (802) 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. Whimsical sculptures and drawings by Newport’s Manfred Rieder now on display.
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. New Exhibit: “Bells and Whistles” on display now. 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.
WOODEN HORSE ARTS GUILD (WHAG)
P.O. Box 502, North Troy 05859. 988-4300. www.woodenhorsearts.com. Wooden Horse Arts Guild is a 501c3 charitable organization composed of artists, crafters, writers, photographers, and musicians who live and work throughout Vermont and beyond. They support and encourage artistic excellence in the literary, visual, and performing arts. Their virtual gallery gives members an individual web page on www.woodenhorsearts.com. To read the news of members and arts around the area, visit http://blog.woodenhorsearts.com and Like them on Facebook. President: Peggy Loux, 343-5687. Past President: Camilla Mead, 988-4300. E-mail: [email protected].
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.