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WEDNESDAY, JULY 17

Newport’s 2019 summer concert series

Free live music will be held on Wednesday, July 17, from 6 to 8:45 p.m. at the waterfront gazebo in Newport. T

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, AUGUST 7

newport’s 2019 summer concert series

Free live music will be held on Wednesday, August 7, from 6 to 8:45 p.m. at the waterfront gazebo in Newport. The band will be Mimi & the Podd Bros. For more information, visit www.wednesdaysonthewaterfront.com.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 8

CRAFTSBURY CHAMBER PLAYERS SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL

The Craftsbury Chamber Players Summer Music Festival concert will be on Thursday, August 8, preconcert talk starts at 6:45 p.m. at the Hardwick Town House. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Refreshments at intermission. Reception follows to meet the artists. Free mini-concerts for children at 2 p.m. — check for locations. Adults $25, students $10, children under 12 are free. Free passes available at local libraries. For more information, visit, www.craftsburychamberplayers.org or call 800-639-3443.

NEWPORT CONCERT IN THE PARK

The Newport Area Volunteer Band will hold a summer concert in the Gardener Park Gazebo, 7 p.m., Thursday, August 8. Enjoy an old-fashioned band concert under the stars. In case of rain, concerts are held at the Newport Municipal Building. New players are welcome. Rehearsals are held Monday evenings, 7-8:30 p.m., at the NCUJHS in Derby. For more information, contact Peter Storrings at 334-2456.

Cool Jazz for a Hot Summer Night IN WESTMORE

Westmore Association presents a Westmore Community Church hosted jazz concert, featuring saxophonist Daniel Ian Smith and The Generations Quintet on Thursday, August 8, at 27 Hinton Hill Road in Westmore at 7 p.m.  Children are welcome.

authors lecture series

The Highland Center for the Arts in Greensboro is hosting author Rick Winston, Red Scare in the Green Mountains: The McCarthy Era in Vermont 1946-1960, for its author lecture Thursday, August 8 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

CHICKEN PIE SUPPER

St. Michael’s Church Hall is hosting a Chicken Pie Supper on Thursday, August 8 with first seating at 5 p.m. and second seating at 6:30 p.m. at 270 The Bend Road in Greensboro Bend.  On the menu is chicken pie, assorted casseroles, baked beans, coleslaw, rolls, pie, and beverages.  Adults cost $10 and children under eight cost $5. There are no reservations, but take out is available.  For more information, please contact Jeannine at [email protected], or 586-2899.

The Belle of Amherst

Unadilla Theater has offered GAAR/The Mirror Theater to host the Belle of Amherst by William Luce at the Festival Theater for four performances August 8 to August 11. For more information, call (802) 535-8479.

Kingdom Farm and Food Days

Kingdom Farm and Food Days will take place on farms all over the NEK on August 8-15.  Free farm tours, animal power demonstrations, localvore meals, workshops, and farmers markets will be offered.  For a schedule and list of partners, please see www.kingdomfarmandfood.org.

CCV Open House

CCV will hold an open house on Thursday, August 8, from 4-6:30 p.m. with information on degrees, financial aid, certificates, workforce training, and more. Free hot dogs, drinks, and popcorn. Door prizes. Emory Hebard Building next to DMV, 100 Main Street, Suite 150, Newport. For more information, call (802) 334-3387.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 9

2nd friday MUSIC JAM SESSION

The Bobbin Mill Players will hold a music jam Friday evening August 9, at the St. Ignatius Parish Hall in Lowell from 6:30-9:30 p.m. All musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call and Amy at 334-2419.

Friday Night Live in Island Pond

Friday Night Live takes place at Lakeside Park in downtown Island Pond from 6-10 p.m. This week’s band will be Raized on Radio.

Field trip to visit the Northern Skies Observatory

On Friday August 9 (Rain date: August 10) from 7-9 p.m. the Greensboro Free Library will host a field trip to visit the Northern Skies Observatory in Peacham. All ages are welcome to join this free opportunity. Astronomer Brad Vietje will talk about Astronomy, telescopes, what’s happening in the sky, and field questions. Families will be able to look through the solar telescope as well as the nighttime telescope after dark. Meet at the library at 6 p.m. to caravan to the observatory. Pre-Registration is required as there is a cap on how many can fit in the observatory. For more info and to register, contact Youth Librarian Emily Purdy at [email protected].

Grow Your Own: Hosing Cheese Making Workshop

Grow Your Own will host a cheese making workshop during the Hardwick Farmers Market at Atkins Field on Granite Street in Hardwick on Friday, August 9, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The first ten people who register can participate in making mozzarella cheese. To sign up, call the Hardwick Area Food Pantry (HAFP) at 472-5940. For more information, please contact CAE Community Programs Manager Bethany M. Dunbar at [email protected]

Bread and Puppet Presents: The Essential Furthermore

Bread and Puppet presents The Essential Furthermore in three parts: comprehensive wake-up services for the sleeping dead, an extinction rebellion, and denormalization of the unthinkable.  The show will take place on Friday, August 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Paper Maché Cathedral at Bread and Puppet Theater at 753 Heights Road in Glover and will be accompanied by free sourdough rye bread with aioli. The suggested donation is $10 to $20.  For more information, visit www.breadandpuppet.org.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 10

KingdoM Run Grande finale

The Kingdom Run Grande Finale half-marathon plus 5K and 10K run and Walk will be on Saturday, August 10, on scenic dirt roads begins and ends on the Irasburg Common. Registration opens at 7:15 a.m.; race starts at 8:30 a.m. There will be prizes, a complimentary buffet lunch and live band. The race benefits the Northeast Kingdom Spay-Neuter Program. For information visit www.kingdomrun.org or call (802) 766-5310.

2nd Annual Hoe Down

Put on your dancing shoes and come learn some new steps with renowned caller David Millstone at the Westmore Church fellowship hall on Saturday, August 10, at 6:30 p.m.

Community Rehearsal for The Diagonal Life Circus

Community rehearsal for The Diagonal Life Circus will be held Saturday, August 10, at 2 p.m. Musicians are needed in addition to performers. All welcome, no experience necessary. Participants will meet in the circus field at the Bread and Puppet Farm on Rt. 122 in Glover. For more information, call 525-3031 or visit www.breadandpuppet.org.

Local Music Series at the Old Stone House Historic Village

The last performance of the summer local music series at the Old Stone House Historic Village is the Vermont Fiddle Orchestra, on Saturday, August 10, at 4 p.m. at the Strong Natural Amphitheater by the grammar school.

Community Rehearsal for The Diagonal Life Circus

Community rehearsal for The Diagonal Life Circus will be held Saturday, August 10, at 2 p.m. Musicians are needed in addition to performers. All welcome, no experience necessary. Participants will meet in the circus field at the Bread and Puppet Farm on Rt. 122 in Glover. For more information, call 525-3031 or visit www.breadandpuppet.org.

Farm Tours at Butterworks Farm for 2019 Open Farm Week

Butterworks Farm will be having samples of their products and tours of the barns and fields on Saturday, August 10, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tours and product samples are free. For more information, call 744-6023.

Westmore Community Family Dance

The Westmore Association invites the community a Westmore community family dance on Saturday, August 10, in the Fellowship Hall at 27 Hinton Hill Road in Westmore from 6:30 to 9 p.m.  The All ages are welcome.  The night will be featuring David Millstone, the caller; Carol Compton, on keyboard; and Laurie Indenbaum, on fiddle.

12th Annual Jay Summer Fest

12th Annual Jay Summer Fest will be held on Saturday, August 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Downtown Jay and at the Jay Community Recreational Centre. Beginner pump track clinic for kids, forest bathing with Sally Rivard, King Arthur flour baking contest, tag sale, vendors, parade at 10:30 a.m., fantasy photo garden, face painting, puppet & storytelling with Steve Myott, cow plop, silent auction, horse drawn rides, Lil’ Deb & Big Wind from 1-4 p.m., horseshoe tournament at Jay Village Inn. More info at www.jayvt.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 11

2nd SUNDAY MUSIC JAM SESSION

The Bobbin Mill Players will hold a music jam Sunday afternoon August 11 at the Glover Town Hall from 1-4 p.m. All musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call Jim Currier at 525-3244.

Bread and Puppet Presents: The Diagonal Life Circus and The Normality Rebellion Pageant

Bread and Puppet presents: The Diagonal Life Circus & The Normality Rebellion Pageant on Sunday, August 11, at 3 p.m. The performances take place in and around the circus field at the Bread and Puppet Farm on Route 122 in Glover. Donation is $10 to $20. For more information, visit www.breadandpuppet.org.

St. Johnsbury Music Series

Réalta will perform at Dog Mountain on Sunday, August 11 with The Two Tone opening at 4 p.m. The event is free and is part of the Levitt AMP St. Johnsbury Music Series. For more information, call (802) 748-2600.

Bread and Puppet Presents: The Diagonal Life Circus and The Normality Rebellion Pageant

Bread and Puppet presents: The Diagonal Life Circus & The Normality Rebellion Pageant on Sunday, August 11, at 3 p.m. The performances take place in and around the Circus Field at the Bread and Puppet Farm on Rt. 122 in Glover. The suggested donation is $10 to $20. For more information, visit www.breadandpuppet.org.

Old Stone House Day

Old Stone House Day at the Old Stone House is on Sunday, August 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  A celebration of NEK! Mountain Dulcimer music, Hogeye Men’s String Band, the famous pie auction, a Punch ‘n’ Judy show by Modern Times Theater, lunch on the green, a museum open house, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and more. For more information, call the Old Stone House at (802) 754-2022.

The Far Traveler a reading at the Craftsbury Public Library

The Craftsbury Public Library is hosting author Nancy Marie Brown on Sunday, August 11, at 7 p.m. who will share this story of a Viking woman who came to the New World 500 years before Columbus. For more information contact Susan O’Connell, (802) 586-9683.

5K Run at Lavender Essentials Farm in Derby

Lavender Essentials of Vermont will be hosting its first annual 5K at 10 a.m. on Sunday, August 11, as part of the Vermont Open Farm Week. This course includes rolling hills, fields, dirt roads, and a little bit of tarmac. This is a family event, all ages are welcome, walkers and runners alike. After the race, walk the lavender labyrinth and stroll around the lavender farm located at 2103 Herrick Road in Derby.

Chandler Pond Farm Vermont Open farm Tour

On Sunday, August 11, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. as part of the Vermont Open Farm Week explore the 250 acre diversified Chandler Pond Farm owned and operated by the Dill Family. You will find naturally raised strawberries, blueberries, grass fed beef, hay, maple and more. Pick in the blueberry field, hop on a hay wagon ride for the full tour with views. Wagon ride farm tours run at 10 a.m., 11a.m. and 2 p.m. There will be a burger lunch for $10/person from 12-2 p.m. The farm is located at 528 Burroughs Road in South Wheelock.

Monday, August 12

ALBANY COMMUNITY DINNER

Albany’s August Community Dinner is Monday, August 12 in Albany Village, at either the Town Hall or the ball field. It will be a cookout with burgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, and salads.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 13

Craftsbury outdoor CENTER Tuesday Night Race Series

Tuesday Night Race Series hosted by the Craftsbury Outdoor Center is open to runners and mountain bikers of all ages with runners racing a 5k and bikers racing either 5k or 10k. Courses are largely composed of single track. Races will take place at the Outdoor Center with a few races at Hosmer Point and one in Hardwick. Please check www.craftsbury.com for more info and the full schedule. Craftsbury Outdoor Center Activity Center, 500 Lost Nation Road, Craftsbury Common. Opens at 5:15 p.m. Bikers start at 5:45p.m., runners at 6 p m. Cost: $5/race or $30 for the entire series. Races run through August 27. Annual members race free!

smfg summer concert

Summer Music from Greensboro will be presenting Munich, Germany concertmaster violinist Tobias Steymans, with pianist Victoria Schwartzman, August 13, at 7:30 p.m. at the Greensboro United Church of Christ. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at www.summermusicfromgreensboro.net, and can be purchased at the door the evening of the concert. For more information, call 533-9320 or 533-7437.

Shape Note Sing at Bread and Puppet

Shape Note Sing at Bread and Puppet Tuesday, August 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Paper Maché Cathedral at the Bread and Puppet Farm on Rt.122 in Glover. All are welcome, no experience necessary. This is a free event. For more information, call Elka Schumann at 525-6972.

NovelisT Howard Norman to read from final novel at The Galaxy Bookshop

The Galaxy Bookshop is hosting novelist Howard Norman on Tuesday, August 13, at 7 p.m. where he will read from The Ghost Clause, which he has said will be his final novel. For more information, call 472-5533, or visit galaxybookshop.com.

Donate Blood in Derby

The Newport Elks Lodge is hosting a blood drive sponsored by Fred’s Energy on Tuesday, August 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at 3736 U.S. Route 5 in Derby. For more information, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (733-2767), or visit redcrossblood.org to schedule an appointment.

Staged Reading of new play: Creation

At the Hardwick Town House there will be a staged reading of the new play Creation, about Albert Einstein, by S.E. Endicott on Tuesday, August 13 from 7-9:30 p.m. followed by a panel discussion and more.

ONERTA MEETING

The meeting of the Orleans Northern Essex Retired Teachers’ Association (ONERTA) will be on Tuesday, August 13, at Wayne’s Snack Bar and Pizza. Registration is at 11:15 a.m. with the business meeting to follow.  There is a charge for the meal, which will be served at 12:15 p.m. A representative from Big Brother Big Sister program will be guest speaking.  All retired teachers and those who served in related fields in the school are invited to attend.  If not contacted by phone to make a reservation for the meal, please call Elsie Ladue at 334-2494 by Thursday, August 8.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14

Modern Times Theatre

Modern Times Theatre presents The Perils of Mr. Punch, Episode #211: The Astro-Nut at 6:30 p.m. in the Westmore Church fellowship hall for an evening of fun for the whole family. Evening includes a pie auction.

BOBBIN MILL PLAYERS MUSIC JAM SESSION

The Bobbin Mill Players will hold a music jam session Wednesday morning, August 14 from 8-11 a.m. at the St. Ignatius Parish Hall in Lowell. All musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call Lyle and Amy at 334-2419.

Reception for the Historic Wayside Plaque

The Orleans County Restorative Justice Center will have a reception for the newly installed Historic Wayside Plaque in Newport City on Wednesday, August 14 from 4 to 6 p.m. at The Prouty House in Downtown Newport. The state says this is the first bi-lingual historic plaque they have installed in the state, and it commemorates the first documented reparative case in the United States, which took place in Newport.

152nd Annual Orleans County Fair

The 152nd Annual Orleans Country Fair will be held August 14-18: rides, demo derby (youth and adult), burn out competition, 4×4 truck pulls, antique/farm stock pulls, harness racing, horse and pony pulls, gymkhana, youth, open horse and dairy shows, milking parlor exhibit, farm animals, 4-H exhibits, children’s little farm hands exhibit, floral hall exhibits, maple sugar house, beer and wine garden with live music, carving, and much, much more. 278 Roaring Brook Road, Barton. For more information, call (802) 525-3555, visit www.orleanscountyfair.net or email [email protected].

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15

CRAFTSBURY CHAMBER PLAYERS SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL

The Craftsbury Chamber Players Summer Music Festival concert will be on Thursday, August 15, preconcert talk starts at 6:45 p.m. at the Hardwick Town House. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Refreshments at intermission. Reception follows to meet the artists. Free mini-concerts for children at 2 p.m, — check for locations. Adults $25, students $10, children under 12 are free. Free passes available at local libraries. For more information, visit, www.craftsburychamberplayers.org or call 800-639-3443.

NEWPORT CONCERT IN THE PARK

The Newport Area Volunteer Band will hold a summer concert in the Gardener Park Gazebo, 7 p.m., Thursday, August 15. Enjoy an old-fashioned band concert under the stars. In case of rain, concerts are held at the Newport Municipal Building. New players are welcome. Rehearsals are held Monday evenings, 7-8:30 p.m., at the NCUJHS in Derby. For more information, contact Peter Storrings at 334-2456.

improv comedy night

A community improv comedy night with Justin Lander will be on Thursday, August 15, starting at 6:30 p.m at the Highland Lodge in Greensboro. Admission is by donation. All abilities are welcome.

authors lecture series

The Highland Center for the Arts in Greenboro is hosting author Garrett Graff, The Threat Matrix: The FBI at War in the Age of Global Terror, for its author lecture Thursday, August 15, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Music at the Cafe

The Hardwick café is hosting John Emil Thursday, August 15 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. There is No cover. He comes to the Hardwick Street Café with a unique style all his own by integrating country blues, folk, bluegrass, and lush Hawaiian sounds into his repertoire.

For more information, call 533-2000

Movie Night at Cobleigh Library

Cobleigh Library is showing on Thursday, August 15, at 6 p.m.
a movie about a working-class Italian-American bouncer who becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South. This is for mature audiences.  For more information, call 626-5475, or visit www.cobleighlibrary.org.

Worm Castings and Compost Tea Workshops at Black Dirt Farm

Join Black Dirt Farm for an afternoon of educational workshops and a farm tour as part of Vermont Open Farm Week. At 3 p.m. there will be a Worm Castings 101 Workshop, led by Tom Gilbert, owner of Black Dirt Farm and Brenden Beer, co-owner of Wilson Herb Farm and Cannabis Consultant at Ecopoesis LLC. At 4 p.m., get your hands dirty at a Compost Tea Workshop, led by Brenden. At 5 p.m., take an evening stroll on the Farm Tour with Tom and learn about his approach to resources conservation and regenerative agriculture! After the tour, in the backyard for live music and good eats. BYOB.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 16

Friday Night Live in Island Pond

Friday Night Live takes place at Lakeside Park in downtown Island Pond from 6-10 p.m. This week’s band will be Exit 23.

Saturday, august 17

the zookeepers to rock hardwick

Jeudevine Memorial Library will be hosting the Zookeepers on Saturday, August 17, at 7 p.m. at 93 North Main Street in Hardwick. For more information, visit www.davidandthezoo.com/tour/. Donations will benefit the library.

“Yves Klein: The Man Who Invented Blue” at the mac

MAC Center will be presenting “Yves Klein: The Man Who Invented Blue” at 158 Main Street in Newport on Saturday, August 17, at 2 p.m. This is a free event and open to the public. For more information, visit www.maccenterforthearts.com or call (802) 334-1966.

Vermont Authors Fest

The Craftsbury Farmers Market announces the second annual Vermont Authors Fest, a gathering of some of Vermont’s best authors on Saturday, August 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Craftsbury Farmers Market in Craftsbury.  This is one of the largest gatherings of Vermont authors in one location in an informal, up close setting.  The public will be welcome to talk with the authors, buy their books, and get autographs.

Community Rehearsal for The Diagonal Life Circus

Community rehearsal for The Diagonal Life Circus will be held Saturday, August 17, at 2 p.m. Musicians are needed in addition to performers. All welcome, no experience necessary. Participants will meet in the circus field at the Bread and Puppet Farm on Rt. 122 in Glover. For more information, call 525-3031 or visit www.breadandpuppet.org.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 18

Circus Smirkus 2019 grand finale

The Circus Smirkus 2019 grand finale will be held Sunday, August 18, at 1 & 6 p.m. Presented at the Circus Barn World Headquarters, 1 Circus Road, Greensboro. For more information, visit www.smirkus.org or call (877) 764-7587.

Orleans County 2019 Buckle Series Gymkhana

The Orleans County 2019 Buckle Series Gymkhana starts at noon at the Orleans County Fairgrounds on Sunday, Augus18. 278 Roaring Brook Road, Barton. For more information, contact Tracy Webb at (802) 782-0338 or email [email protected] for rules and entry forms.

St. Johnsbury Music Series

Mama Mihirangi & the Mareikura will perform at Dog Mountain on Sunday, August 18 with Sara Grace opening at 4 p.m. The event is free and is part of the Levitt AMP St. Johnsbury Music Series. For more information, call (802) 748-2600.

Bread and Puppet Presents: The Diagonal Life Circus and The Normality Rebellion Pageant

Bread and Puppet presents: The Diagonal Life Circus & The Normality Rebellion Pageant on Sunday, August 18, at 3 p.m. The performances take place in and around the Circus Field at the Bread and Puppet Farm on Rt. 122 in Glover. The suggested donation is $10 to $20. For more information, visit www.breadandpuppet.org.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 20

Craftsbury outdoor CENTER Tuesday Night Race Series

Tuesday Night Race Series hosted by the Craftsbury Outdoor Center is open to runners and mountain bikers of all ages with runners racing a 5k and bikers racing either 5 or 10k. Courses are largely composed of single track. Races will take place at the Outdoor Center with a few races at Hosmer Point and one in Hardwick. Please check www.craftsbury.com for more info and the full schedule. Craftsbury Outdoor Center Activity Center, 500 Lost Nation Rd., Craftsbury Common. Opens at 5:15 p.m. Bikers start at 5:45 p.m., runners at 6 p.m. Cost: $5/race or $30 for the entire series. Races run through August 27. Annual members race free!

smfg summer concert

Summer Music from Greensboro will be presenting The Maxwell Quartet from Scotland Tuesday, August 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Greensboro United Church of Christ. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at www.summermusicfromgreensboro.net, and can be purchased at the door the evening of the concert. For more information, call 533-9320 or 533-7437.

Oswald Rivera reads at the Craftsbury Public Library

Oswald Rivera will read from his new novel, In the Time of the Americans, at the Craftsbury Public Library on Tuesday, August 20, at 7 p.m.  This event is free and open to the public.  For more information, call The Galaxy Bookshop at 472-5533, or Craftsbury Public Library at 586-9683.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21

BOBBIN MILL PLAYERS MUSIC JAM SESSION

The Bobbin Mill Players will hold a music jam session Wednesday morning, August 21, from 8-11 a.m. at the St. Ignatius Parish Hall in Lowell. All musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call Lyle and Amy at 334-2419.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 22

NEWPORT CONCERT IN THE PARK

The Newport Area Volunteer Band will hold a summer concert in the Gardener Park Gazebo, 7 p.m., Thursday, August 22. Enjoy an old-fashioned band concert under the stars. In case of rain, concerts are held at the Newport Municipal Building. New players are welcome. Rehearsals are held Monday evenings, 7-8:30 p.m., at the NCUJHS in Derby. For more information, contact Peter Storrings at 334-2456.

authors lecture series

The Highland Center for the Arts in Greensboro is hosting author Tom Greene, The Perfect Liar, for its author lecture Thursday, August 22 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23

4th FRIDAY MUSIC JAM SESSION

The Bobbin Mill Players will hold a music jam Friday evening August 23, at the Derby Line Village Hall from 6:30-9:30 p.m. All musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call Jim and Kitty at 766-2730.

Friday Night Live in Island Pond

Friday Night Live takes place at Lakeside Park in downtown Island Pond from 6-10 p.m. This week’s band will be the Hidden Agenda.

MAC Center exhibit, ANECHOIC by sculptor, Sterling Trail

MAC Center for the Arts presents, ANECHOIC by sculptor, Sterling Trail.  The opening reception will be on Friday, August 23, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Downstairs Gallery at 158 Main Street in Newport.  These exhibits are free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.maccenterforthearts.com, or call (802) 334-1966.

Sunday, August 25

St. Johnsbury Music Series

La Misa Negra will perform at Dog Mountain on Sunday, August 25 with Gerardo Cortiz Project opening at 4 p.m. The event is free and is part of the Levitt AMP St. Johnsbury Music Series. For more information, call (802) 748-2600.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 27

Craftsbury outdoor CENTER Tuesday Night Race Series

Tuesday Night Race Series hosted by the Craftsbury Outdoor Center is open to runners and mountain bikers of all ages with runners racing a 5k and bikers racing either 5k or 10k. Courses are largely composed of single track. Races will take place at the Outdoor Center with a few races at Hosmer Point and one in Hardwick. Please check www.craftsbury.com for more info and the full schedule. Craftsbury Outdoor Center Activity Center, 500 Lost Nation Road, Craftsbury Common. Opens at 5:15 p.m. Bikers start at 5:45p.m., runners at 6 p m. Cost: $5/race or $30 for the entire series. Races run through August 27. Annual members race free!

SOUPER LUNCH AT ST. MARK’S IN NEWPORT

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 44 Second Street in Newport will hold a free community Souper Lunch from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, August 27. All are welcome. Call Tim at 334-7365 for more information.

Orleans County Conservation Workshop

The Orleans County Conservation District is hosting a workshop on Tuesday, August 27, on “Vermont’s Changing Climate and Pasture Resiliency.”  The workshop will be held at Butterworks Farm at 421 Trumpass Road in Westfield from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is free and open to everyone.  Lunch is included.  Please RSVP with Emily Irwin at (802) 624-7022 or [email protected] 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28

BOBBIN MILL PLAYERS MUSIC JAM SESSION

The Bobbin Mill Players will hold a music jam session Wednesday morning, August 28, from 8-11 a.m. at the St. Ignatius Parish Hall in Lowell. All musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call Lyle and Amy at 334-2419.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 30

5th FRIDAY MUSIC JAM SESSION

The Bobbin Mill Players will hold a music jam Friday evening August 30, at the Barton Senior Center in the Barton Municipal Building from 6:30-9:30 p.m. All musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call Garth McKinney at 525-6914.

Friday Night Live in Island Pond

Friday Night Live takes place at Lakeside Park in downtown Island Pond from 6-10 p.m. This week’s band will be Party Crashers.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 31

Trapper Education Class

Trapper education is required for the trapping of furbearers in Vermont. Before taking a trapper education course, all students must complete either an online course or a manual and workbook. On Saturday, August 31, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the NorthWoods Stewardship Center, 154 Leadership Drive, East Charleston experienced instructor, Paul Noel, will cover types of traps, set demos, regulations, best management practices, and more. Participants need to bring a lunch and be prepared to spend a good deal of time outdoors, rain or shine. The event is free. Registration is required through Vermont Fish and Wildlife at https://register-ed.com/programs/vermont/111-vermont-trapper-education-course. For more information, contact instructor Paul Noel at [email protected] or by phone 754-2456.

Island Pond Market Day

Island Pond Market Day features a farmers’ market, crafters, antiques and a flea market at Lakeside Park in downtown Island Pond from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A special live music event will be featured in the park from noon to 4 p.m. featuring the Michael Hahn Band.

Island Pond End of Summer Car Show

The Island Pond Renewal Committee will be hosting their First Annual End of Summer Car Show starting at 11 a.m. at the American Legion Brighton Post #80. Trophy presented to the Best in Show. Entry is free. Please call (802) 723-0470 or email [email protected] to reserve your spot.

Monday, September 2

72nd Sheffield Field Day

The 72nd Sheffield Field Day will be held on Labor Day, Monday, September 2. Events: 1847 Town House Museum will be open, Grand Parade at 10 a.m., Sutton River Band plays from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., chicken barbeque at noon, fiddlers contest 2 p.m.

50/50 raffle, children’s activities, pony pulling, bingo, carfts and vendors, softball and horseshoe tournaments, floral hall, pony rides, and food booths all day.

Pat O’Hagan Memorial FIDDLERS’ CONTEST

The Pat O’Hagan Memorial Fiddlers’ Contest will be held on Monday, September 2, at Sheffiled Field Day in the Miller’s Run School Gym, Route 122. School opens at noon. Fiddling fun for kids & grownups registration at 1:30 p.m. Fiddlers’ contest begins at 2 p m. For more information, contact Bobbie Bristol (802) 626.8293 or [email protected]

Sunday, September 8 

Horse & Pony Pulling at the Orleans County Fairgrounds

The Northeast Kingdom Pulling Association will have a Horse & Pony Pulling on Sunday, September 8, at the Orleans County Fairgrounds. Pull starts at 10 a.m. 278 Roaring Brook Road, Barton. For more information, contact Marc Farrow (802) 673-6239.

Gymkhana Final Buckle Series at the Orleans County Fairgrounds

Gymkhana Final Buckle Series will be held at Sunday, September 30, at the Orleans County Fairgrounds. 278 Roaring Brook Road, Barton. For more information, contact Tracy Webb (802) 782-0338.

St. Johnsbury Music Series

Barika & Daby Touré will perform at Dog Mountain on Sunday, September 8 with at 3 p.m. The event is free and is part of the Levitt AMP St. Johnsbury Music Series. For more information, call (802) 748-2600.

September 13

Vermont Trapper’s Association 46th Rendezvous 

Vermont Trapper’s Association 46th Rendezvous will be held at the Orleans County Fairgrounds from Friday, September 13, through Saturday, September 15. 278 Roaring Brook Road, Barton. For more information, contact Jim Calchera (802) 722-9790.

Sunday, September 15

St. Johnsbury Music Series

Durham County Poets will perform at Dog Mountain on Sunday, September 15 with Audrey Drake opening at 3 p.m. The event is free and is part of the Levitt AMP St. Johnsbury Music Series. For more information, call (802) 748-2600.

Saturday, September 21 

Fall Harvest– Tractor Pull, Gymkhana at the Orleans County Fairgrounds,

A fall harvest Tractor Pull and Gymkhana will be held on Saturday, September 21, at the Orleans County Fairgrounds. 278 Roaring Brook Road, Barton. For more information, call (802) 525-3555, visit www.orleanscountyfair.net or email [email protected].

the Orleans County Fairgrounds

The Northeast Kingdom Pulling Association will hold the final Horse & Pony Pulling Roundup Saturday, September 21 through Sunday, September 22, at the Orleans County Fairgrounds. 278 Roaring Brook Road, Barton. For more information, contact Marc Farrow (802) 673-6239.

Sunday, SEptember 22

Orleans County 2019 Buckle Series Gymkhana

The Orleans County 2019 Buckle Series Gymkhana starts at noon at the Orleans County Fairgrounds on Sunday, September 22. 278 Roaring Brook Road, Barton. For more information, contact Tracy Webb at (802) 782-0338 or email [email protected] for rules and entry forms.

St. Johnsbury Music Series

Nomadic Massive will perform at Dog Mountain on Sunday, September 22 with Kerubu opening at 3 p.m. The event is free and is part of the Levitt AMP St. Johnsbury Music Series. For more information, call (802) 748-2600.

Tuesday, September 24

SOUPER LUNCH AT ST. MARK’S IN NEWPORT

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 44 Second Street in Newport will hold a free community Souper Lunch from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, September 24. All are welcome. Call Tim at 334-7365 for more information.

SatTURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

Westmore Mountain Challenge

On Saturday, September 28 the third year of this epic mountain challenge will be held —1 day, 5 Mountains, 26 miles, $115/person. This challenge traverses some of the most beautiful trails in the region. Proceeds benefit the NorthWoods Stewardship Center, whose youth crews have helped to build and maintain the trails of the region over the last decades. This event usually fills in less than a month, so make sure to register early! NorthWoods Stewardship Center, 154 Leadership Drive, East Charleston. For more information, call (802) 723-6551, email [email protected], or visit northwoodscenter.org.

Tuesday, October 29

SOUPER LUNCH AT ST. MARK’S IN NEWPORT

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 44 Second Street in Newport will hold a free community Souper Lunch from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, October 29. All are welcome. Call Tim at 334-7365 for more information.

Tuesday, November 26

SOUPER LUNCH AT ST. MARK’S IN NEWPORT

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 44 Second Street in Newport will hold a free community Souper Lunch from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, November 26. All are welcome. Call Tim at 334-7365 for more information.

Tuesday, December 31

SOUPER LUNCH AT ST. MARK’S IN NEWPORT

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 44 Second Street in Newport will hold a free community Souper Lunch from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, September 24. All are welcome. Call Tim at 334-7365 for more information.

he band will be the Mike Goudrea Band. For more information, visit www.wednesdaysonthewaterfront.com.

Greater Greensboro forums

The Vermont Council on Rural Development is hosting community forums to set direction for the future of Greensboro on July 17 at Greensboro United Church of Christ: infrastructure and telecommunications is from 2:30 to 4 p.m., economic development: jobs and recreation is from 4:15 to 5:45 p.m.; community dinner is from 6 to 7 p.m., where meat and vegetable lasagna and beverages will be provided. Building community vitality: education, arts and aging in place will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Greensboro Free Library will be hosting the housing for all forum from 2:30 to 4 p.m., sustainable future: energy, water, and environment from 4:15 to 5:45 p.m., and the future of the working landscape from 7 to 8:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend the sessions most important to that individual. For more information, visit vtrural.org or contact Jenna Koloski at (802) 225-6091 or [email protected].

THURSDAY, JULY 18

Craftsbury Chamber Players Summer Music Festival

The Craftsbury Chamber Players Summer Music Festival concert will be on Thursday, July 18, preconcert talk starts at 6:45 p.m. at the Hardwick Town House. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Refreshments at intermission. Reception follows to meet the artists. Free mini-concerts for children at 2 p.m. – check for locations. Adults $25, Students $10, Children under 12 are free. Free passes available at local libraries. For more information, visit www.craftsburychamberplayers.com or call 800-639-3443.

Newport concert in the park

The Newport Area Volunteer Band will hold a summer concert in the Gardener Park Gazebo, 7 p.m., Thursday, July 18. Enjoy an old-fashioned band concert under the stars. In case of rain, concerts are held at the Newport Municipal Building. New players are welcome. Rehearsals are held Monday evenings, 7-8:30 p.m., at the NCUJHS in Derby. For more information, contact Peter Storrings at 334-2456.

NEK coffee house

Enjoy an evening with singer/songwriter Megan Burtt at the Westmore Church fellowship hall at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 18. Ms. Burtt brings her distinctive sound to the NEK from Colorado.

Authors lecture series

The Highland Center for the Arts is hosting author Kathryn Davis, The Silk Road, for its author lecture Thursday, July 18 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Music at Willoughby

Enjoy the music of international touring artist Megan Burtt in a free concert at the Westmore Community Church, 27 Hinton Hill Road, Westmore, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 18. Ms. Burtt is a Rocky Mountain Folks Fest, Kerrville, and Westford songwriter of the year, and is working on her fourth full-length album. Sponsored by the Westmore Association.

Modern Times Theater at the Caspian Lake beach

The Greensboro Free Library is sponsoring Modern Times Theater at the Caspian Lake public beach on Thursday, July 18, at 2 p.m. for “The Perils of Mr. Punch, Episode #211: The Astro-Nut.” “The Perils of Mr. Punch” follows the troubles and travails of puppetry’s favorite loudmouths, Punch and Judy. The show is free and open to the public. If inclement weather, please call ahead of time at 533-2531. Contact Emily Purdy, youth librarian, at [email protected] with questions.

Improv comedy night

A community improv comedy night with Justin Lander will be on Thursday, July 18, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Highland Lodge in Greensboro. Admission is by donation. All abilities are welcome.

FRIDAY, JULY 19

Trip To the Moon! For kids at the Island Pond Public Library

Fairbanks Planetarium Science Educator, Bob Farlice-Rubio will take kids ages 5 and up (or the whole family) on a little trip…

to the MOON at the Island Pond Public Library on Friday, July 19 at p.m. He will bring some authentic MOON ROCKS provided by NASA. For more information, call 723-6134 or stop by the Library.

Friday Night Live in Island Pond

Friday Night Live takes place at Lakeside Park in downtown Island Pond every Friday from 6 to 10 p.m and features a different band each week. This week’s band will be Without Ray.

Bread and Puppet presents: Emma

Bread and Puppet presents Emma, Friday, July 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Paper Maché Cathedral at Bread and Puppet Theater at 753 Heights Road in Glover. There will be free sourdough rye bread with aioli served. The suggested donation is $10 to $20. For more information, visit www.breadandpuppet.org.

SATURDAY, JULY 20

Irasurg chuch fair

The annual Irasburg Church Fair will be held on Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to dusk on the common in Irasburg. Raffles, juried crafts, baked goods, homemade ice cream, children’s games, pony rides, strawberry shortcake, chicken barbecue at 3:30 p.m. at the church, live music, bingo in the town hall, parade at 7 p.m., and fireworks at dusk. For more information, call 754-6583.

Morgan church barbecue

The Morgan Church Barbecue will be held on Saturday, July 20, at noon. Hot dogs, grilled chicken, baked beans, potato and pasta salads, and homemade desserts will be served. This annual event is free to all. Contact Candy Moot at (802) 279-8449 with any questions.

Class on woodcuts at the Highland Center

Janet Cathey leads a class on woodcuts, a type of printmaking with hand tools that are used to carve around images that will be printed, July 20 through 21, from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. For more information, cost, material lists, and registration, visit www.highlandartsvt.org/summer-art-workshops-2019/.

Paint n’ sip in Brownington

The Old Stone House Lawrence Barn is hosting a paint n’ sip, on Saturday, July 20, from 7-9 p.m. featuring original Orleans County barn board with instructor Natalie Guillette. Local cheeses, wines, and chocolates. Pre-registration is online at www.OldStoneHouseMuseum.org.

The Zookeepers to rock Derby

The Haskell Free Library and Opera House will be hosting the Zookeepers on Saturday, July 20 at 7 p.m. at 93 Caswell Avenue in Derby Line. For more information, visit www.davidandthezoo.com/tour/. Donations will benefit the library.

Strawberry supper in Island Pond

The First Congregational Church of Brighton will hold its annual Strawberry Supper on Saturday, July 20 at the church in Island Pond. There will be sittings at 5 and 6 p.m. The cost for adults is $10 and for children is $5. The menu includes ham, baked beans, potato salad, coleslaw, rolls and strawberry shortcake with whipped cream.

Golf clinics

A golf clinic is happening for pre-school through grade 12 at the Orleans Country Club Saturday, July 20, from 10 to 11 a.m. Participants should arrive around 9:45 a.m. to register for the day. All abilities are invited to attend.

Community Rehearsal for The Diagonal Life Circus

Community rehearsal for The Diagonal Life Circus will be held Saturday, July 20, at 2 p.m. Musicians are needed in addition to performers. All welcome, no experience necessary. Participants will meet in the circus field at the Bread and Puppet Farm on Rt. 122 in Glover. For more information, call (802) 525-3031 or visit www.breadandpuppet.org

SUNDAY, JULY 21

Back road readings at the Old Stone House Museum

Back Roads Readings presents the Summer Poetry Series on Sunday, July 21, at 3 p.m. with Deborah Warren and Rachel Hadas. The readings will be at Brownington Congregational Church in the Brownington Historic Village home of the Old Stone House Museum. A book signing and reception will follow at the Hall House. Readings are free, handicapped accessible and welcome to everyone. Donations are appreciated. For more information, contact Lisa von Kann at (802) 633-4956 or www.backroadreadings.com

Caspian Arts Annual Studio Tour

Caspian Arts is hosting a free annual studio tour that will be held on Sunday, July 21, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Caspian Lake area. Information and maps are available at www.caspianartsvt.com or call (802) 533-7733.

Bread and Puppet presents: The Diagonal Life Circus and The Normality Rebellion Pageant

Bread and Puppet Presents: The Diagonal Life Circus & The Normality Rebellion Pageant on Sunday, July 21, at 3 p.m. There will be ding-dongs in and around the circus field at 2 p.m. The performances take place in and around the Circus Field at the Bread and Puppet Farm on Rt. 122 in Glover. The suggested donation is $10 to $20. For more information, visit www.breadandpuppet.org

TUESDAY, JULY 23

Craftsbury outdoor center Tuesday Night Race Series

Tuesday Night Race Series hosted by the Craftsbury Outdoor Center is open to runners and mountain bikers of all ages with runners racing a 5k and bikers racing either 5k or 10k. Courses are largely composed of single track. Races will take place at the Outdoor Center with a few races at Hosmer Point and one in Hardwick. Please check www.craftsbury.com for more info and the full schedule. Craftsbury Outdoor Center Activity Center, 500 Lost Nation Road, Craftsbury Common. Opens at 5:15 p.m. Bikers start at 5:45 p.m., runners at 6 p. m. Cost: $5/race or $30 for the entire series. No race on July 27. Annual members race free!

SMfG summer concert

Summer Music from Greensboro will be presenting The Beacon Brass Quintet from Boston Tuesday, July 23, at 7:30 p.m. at the Greensboro United Church of Christ. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at www.summermusicfromgreensboro.net, and can be purchased at the door the evening of the concert. For more information, call 533-9320 or 533-7437.

Shape Note Sing at Bread and Puppet

Shape Note Sing at Bread and Puppet Tuesday, July 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Paper Maché Cathedral at the Bread and Puppet Farm on Rt.122 in Glover. All are welcome, no experience necessary. This is a free event. For more information, call Elka Schumann at 525-6972.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24

Bobbin Mill players music jam session

The Bobbin Mill Players will hold music jam session Wednesday morning, July 24 from 8-11 a.m. at the St. Ignatius Parish Hall in Lowell. All musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call Lyle and Amy at 334-2419.

Newport’s 2019 summer concert series

Free live music will be held on Wednesday, July 24, from 6 to 8:45 p.m. at the waterfront gazebo in Newport. The band will be the Pete Kilpatrick band. For more information, visit www.wednesdaysonthewaterfront.com.

Story time in space with the Jeudevine Memorial Library

Join Lee Ann Lee from Early Head Start on Wednesday, July 24 at 10 a.m. for a morning about space as well as space themed crafts. There will also be snacks. The program is open to the public and will be held at the Memorial Building, 2nd floor across the street from the Jeudevine Memorial Library in Hardwick. For more information, please call 472-5948 or visit www.jeudevinememoriallibrary.org.

THURSDAY, JULY 25

Combat Vets Motorcycle Association regional meeting and rally

Combat Vets Motorcycle Association (CVMA) Region 3 will hold their regional meeting and rally on July 25-28 at the Newport American Legion Post 21 in Newport.

Craftsbury Chamber Players Summer Music Festival

The Craftsbury Chamber Players Summer Music Festival concert will be on Thursday, July 25, preconcert talk starts at 6:45 p.m. at the Hardwick Town House. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Refreshments at intermission. Reception follows to meet the artists. Free mini-concerts for children at 2 p.m. — check for locations. Adults $25, students $10, children under 12 are free. Free passes available at local libraries. For more information, visit, www.craftsburychamberplayers.org or call 800-639-3443.

Newport concert in the park

The Newport Area Volunteer Band will hold a summer concert in the Gardener Park Gazebo, 7 p.m., Thursday, July 25. Enjoy an old-fashioned band concert under the stars. In case of rain, concerts are held at the Newport Municipal Building. New players are welcome. Rehearsals are held Monday evenings, 7-8:30 p.m., at the NCUJHS in Derby. For more information, contact Peter Storrings at 334-2456.

Westmore Association Annual Meeting

Westmore Association Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, July 25, at 5 p.m. in the Westmore Church fellowship hall. Join members of the association for a potluck supper, a presentation on local history, and a silent auction.

Authors lecture series

The Highland Center for the Arts is hosting author and former Chief Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court Jeff Amesoy, Slavish Shore: The Odyssey of Richard Henry Dana Jr., for its author lecture Thursday, July 25 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Caspian Arts Gallery Opening

Caspian Arts Gala Gallery will open on Thursday, July 25, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Yellow Barn on 2062 East Craftsbury Road in East Craftsbury. Rusty Dewees will make a special guest appearance. This event is free.

FRIDAY, JULY 26

No kids Friday at the Old Stone House

There will be no Kids Friday at the Old Stone House Friday, July 26, during the Time Travelers’ Camp week! Kids Fridays resume the following Friday.

1969 (50th!) LRUHS Class Reunion

LRUHS class of 1969 will hold its 50th class reunion on Friday, July 26. LRUHS tour at 10 a.m., meet and mix at the Eastside Restaurant in Newport from 3-4 p.m., 4-5 p.m. memorial moments and trivia, meal at 6 p.m., 8-9 p.m. ending. Ideas welcome. Contact Roland at [email protected]

The Sun, The Moon and The Stars play at the Island Pond Public Library

Kids ages 5 and up have a chance to participate in the play The Moon and The Stars on Friday, July 26, at 2 p.m. at the Island Pond Public Library. Summer Encore program students in grades 7-12 perform a play they developed. This play is based on the Navajo myth of the origin of the sun, moon and stars. It is an audience participation piece with audience members having an opportunity to get up on stage with the performers. The play includes student written music. For more information, call 723-6134 or stop by the Library.

Orleans and Essex Counties 4-H Dairy Show

The Orleans and Essex Counties 4-H Dairy Show will be held at the Orleans Country Fairgrounds on Thursday, July 25 at 278 Roaring Brook Road, Barton. For more information, call (802) 525-3555, visit www.orleanscountyfair.net or email [email protected].

4th Friday music jam session

The Bobbin Mill Players will hold a music jam Friday evening July 26, at the Derby Line Village Hall from 6:30-9:30 p.m. All musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call Jim and Kitty at 766-2730.

Friday Night Live in Island Pond

Friday Night Live takes place at Lakeside Park in downtown Island Pond Friday from 6-10 p.m. This week’s band will be Kat’s Rock N Kountry.

Miranda, a HCA/GAAR Vermont premiere

The Highland Center for the Arts will be hosting the Vermont premiere of a new play by Berard (The Elephant Man) Pomerance on Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28, at 7:30 p.m. Miranda is a sequel to Shakespeare’s The Tempest. For additional information visit www.highlandartsvt.org/event/staged-reading-of-miranda-by-bernard-pomerance/.

Bread and Puppet presents: Emma

Bread and Puppet presents Emma, Friday, July 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Paper Maché Cathedral at Bread and Puppet Theater at 753 Heights Road in Glover. There will be free sourdough rye bread with aioli served. The suggested donation is $10 to $20. For more information, visit www.breadandpuppet.org.

SATURDAY, JULY 27

The Old Stone House local music series

The Old Stone House Local Music Series presents Tod Pronto on Saturday, July 27, starting at 4 p.m. at the Old Stone House Grammar School in Brownington. Mr. Pronto combines styles and genres to produce a unique blend of American music with elements of storytelling sprinkled in.

Glover Day

Glover Day is Saturday, July 27, at the town square there will be food and drinks, family fun and games, and more. A pop-up art show and quilt sale at the town hall. Registration for the Runaway Pond Road Race (Run Chamberlin Run) 3 mile walk, the 5.5 mile run and 12.5 mile Tour de Glover Gravel Grinder Bike Race take place on the Glover green Friday, July 26, from 4-7 p.m. and on Saturday, July 27, from 7:30-9 a.m. The last bus to Runaway Pond and the town garage leaves the green at 8:40 a.m. The walk and run begin at 9 a.m. and the bike race at 9:30 a.m. The entry for the run, walk and ride is $20, which includes your famous Glover Day T-shirt, race bib, post race souvenir and post race refreshments. An awards ceremony will take place on the green around 11:45 a.m. Saturday. For more information, visit wwww.townofglover.com/recreation.

STEAM Event (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) in Craftsbury

The Craftsbury Public Library will hold a STEAM event (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) on Saturday, July 27, from 10 a.m.-1 pm. There will be several stations to explore STEAM themes with hands-on activities. This program is suitable for ages 4 and 12 years old, parents, caregivers, families and friends. For more information, email [email protected] or call 586-9683..

Community Rehearsal for The Diagonal Life Circus

Community rehearsal for The Diagonal Life Circus will be held Saturday, July 27, at 2 p.m. Musicians are needed in addition to performers. All welcome, no experience necessary. Participants will meet in the circus field at the Bread and Puppet Farm on Rt. 122 in Glover. For more information, call 525-3031 or visit www.breadandpuppet.org

Craftsbury Community Care Center’s Annual Cookout and Auction

The Craftsbury Community Care Center’s Annual Cookout and Auction will be on Saturday, July 27. The event is in East Craftsbury at 1784 E. Craftsbury Rd. The silent auction and meal start at noon with the live auction at 12:45 p.m. Lots of specialty items including a raffle drawing for a Patriots football signed by Tom Brady.

Combat Vets Motorcycle Association regional parade

Combat Vets Motorcycle Association (CVMA) Region 3 motorcycle parade will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 27, from the Newport American Legion to the Derby Community Church for a ceremony at the Derby Veterans Memorial Park focusing on the service and sacrifice of all veterans. The Derby Community Church will hold a lunch following for all veterans and their families with music from Stars, Stripes and Strings with special guest Mark Shelton and a religious service.

SUNDAY, JULY 28

Bread and Puppet Presents: The Diagonal Life Circus and The Normality Rebellion Pageant

Bread and Puppet Presents: The Diagonal Life Circus & The Normality Rebellion Pageant on Sunday, July 28, at 3 p.m. There will be ding-dongs in and around the circus field at 2:30 p.m. The performances take place in and around the Circus Field at the Bread and Puppet Farm on Rt. 122 in Glover. The suggested donation is $10 to $20. For more information, visit www.breadandpuppet.org.

PRE-REGISTRATION

12th Annual Jay Summer Fest seeking participants:

The 12th Annual Jay Summer Fest will be held on Saturday, August 10, in downtown Jay. There will be a King Arthur Flour baking contest; parade 10:30 a.m. – walk, ride (vehicle, horse), march, float; horseshoe tournament 12:30 p.m. at Jay Village Inn. More information and applications can be found at www.jayvt.com, or email [email protected]. They are in need of tag sale & silent auction donations. For more information, call Peggy (802) 343-5687.

Kingdom Run Grande Finale 

Pre-register for the Kingdom Run Grande Finale on Saturday, August 10, in Irasburg. Half-marathon plus 5K & 10K run & walk. Race begins at 8:30 a.m. on Irasburg Common. Munchies and blueberry sundaes. Prizes. Complimentary buffet lunch and live band. For more information, including online registration, go to www.kingdomrun.org or call (802) 766-5310. To benefit the Northeast Kingdom Spay-Neuter Program.

FARMER’S MARKETS

Craftsbury Farmers’ Market

Hardwick Farmers’ Market is open Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1330 North Craftsbury Road in Craftsbury Common through October 5. If you would like to know more visit the Craftsbury library during open hours, visit www.craftsburylibrary.org, call (802) 586-9683 or email [email protected]

Glover Farmers’ Market

Glover Farmers’ Market is open Sundays, til September 29, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the town green. New vendors welcome. Contact Randy Williams at 525-4051 or [email protected] or on Facebook for an application or more information.

Hardwick Farmers’ Market

Hardwick Farmers’ Market is open Fridays, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Atkins Field in Hardwick through October 11.

Newport Farmer’s Market

The Newport Farmer’s Market is open on Saturdays now through October 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Rain or shine. Also open every Wednesday until October 16. For more information call (802) 274-8206 or 334-6858.

ONGOING EVENTS

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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 meeting 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

Due to unforeseen circumstances the Albany Community dinner for June has been cancelled. Questions? Call Marlene at 754-8729.

Alcoholics Anonymous

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 Area 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 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.

ARTHUR AIKEN BRIDGE CLUB

The Newport Bridge Club has been renamed The Arthur Aiken Bridge Club. Games are no longer held at The Gateway Center. There are games on Monday and Wednesday, starting at 12:30 p.m. These games are held at the Federated Church in Orleans, located on 24 School Street. For further information, please contact Eric McCann at (802) 988-4773, or Denny Lyster, at (802) 744-6839.

ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION AQUA EXERCISE PROGRAM

The Arthritis 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 6:30 to 9:30 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.

BINGO IN Derby

The Derby Lions Club holds Bingo every Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. at Paul’s Sugarhouse. Food available. All are welcome. For questions call 766-5077.

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.; Fourth Friday evening at the Derby Line Town Hall from 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Fifth Friday evening (when there is a fifth Friday) at the Barton Memorial Building from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information, call Jim and Kitty at 766-2730 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.

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 DERBY

Cornucopia Community/Senior Meal will be served every Friday from noon to 1 p.m. at Cornucopia, 3300 U.S. Route 5 in Derby. By reservation only. 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 766-3642.

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 6:30 to 9:30 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 10-11:30 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.

LUNCHBOX FREE MEALS

The Lunchbox, a summer meal program providing, free lunches and food education, is on the road again this season. Starting on Wednesday, June 19, the Lunchbox will serve ten weeks of free meals to kids 18 and under. The Lunchbox will be at the Barton Public Library, Barton, every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. through August 14. Gardner Park, Newport, every Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. through August 15. North Country Union Junior High School, Derby, Monday though Friday, 5 to 7 p.m., through August 2 only.

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.

PREVENTION WORKGROUP

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
IN JAY

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 ChiSt. 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 DEPTARTMENT OF LABOR JOB Club

The Vermont Department of Labor Job Club meets Mondays from 1:30-2:30 p.m.at the Newport Career Resource Center in the Emory Hebard State Office Building, 100 Main St., Suite 210, Newport. Job search and Labor Market information provided to support individuals with their job search. Pre-registration required. (802) 334-6545. For more information, visit www.vermontjoblink.com.

VERMONT HOOKED RUGS MONTHLY MEETING

Vermont Quilter’s Schoolhouse, Route 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

This poetry writing workshop meets at the Barton library on Wednesday between 6:30-8:30 p.m. Veteran and new writers are welcome. Materials and refreshments provided. Info or questions, call Adrien at 525-3740, or [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 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.

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.

ARTFUL EYE

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.

CASPIAN ARTS GALLERY

Open July 27 & 28, August 3 & 4, 10 & 11 (Saturdays and Sundays), from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Yellow Barn, 2062 East Craftsbury Road, East Craftsbury. Info at www.caspianartsvt.com or 802-533-7733. Free.

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

The Charleston Historical Society Museum located on Museum Drive in West Charleston will be open every Wednesday 2 – 4 p.m. June through September. Also open by appointment.  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.

CLIP JOINT & COMPANY

An exhibit of photos by Ross Connelly. “Nature’s Designs” and “The Border Wall.” Located at 9 South Main Street in Hardwick. Tuesdays through Saturdays. For more information call 535-8602.

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.  The Museum will be open Sunday afternoons through August 25 from 1-4 p.m. or by appointment by calling 525-3084.

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.

FAIRBANKS MUSEUM

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. Popup art show and quilt sale on Glover Day (July 27) Weekend at the Glover Town Hall. Looking for local art and handmade quilts for sale. Sponsored by the Glover Historical Society. Call Betsy at 525-4051

GRACE GALLERY

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.

GREATER BARTON ARTS CENTER

396 Main Street, Barton. Currently showing “Farming: The Art of Stewardship.” Mondays – memoir writing workshop. from 6:30-8:30 p.m. No prior experience required; all welcome to explore memoir writing. Email [email protected] or call (802) 525-8884 for more info. Wednesdays  – Drawing class 3-4:30 p.m. Materials provided. $5/session. Thursdays – Watercolor class with Mary Brenner 4-6 p.m. Materials provided. $10/session. For more information, visit www.greaterbartonarts.com, on Facebook @ Greater Barton Arts, email [email protected] or call (802) 525-3740.

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, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., closed Monday.  Summers events are an eclectic mix of music, performances, a featured gallery exhibit, and movie nights. Find more information online at highlandartsvt.org. Gaal Shepherd’s exhibit Hallowed Ground featured through July 21.

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. Open until 6 p.m. Wednesdays July 3 to August 7. Regular business hours are Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays 10 a.m.-3 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] Roots on view from July 22 through September 16.  Free and open to the public.

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 (Back room GaLLERY)

430 Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury. 748-0158. www.nekartisansguild.com. Hours: Open Monday through Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 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 Historic Village, 109 Old Stone House Road, Brownington is open to visitors on Wednesdays through Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Last tours leave at 4 p.m. Administrative offices are open year-round, Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Brownington Beekeepers Club group meets on fourth Sunday of each month from 4 to 5 p.m. through November. Yoga every Saturday, from 10-11 a.m. in the Grammar School. Kids Fridays (heritage crafting, arts and culture hour) every Friday at from 11-12 from June 21 through August 16. Free lunch following! 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 @oldstonehousemuseum. Office 754-2022.

PARKER PIE

Parker Pie restaurant has a new exhibition of paintings and collages by artist Vanessa Compton titled Independence Day, that will be on displaythrough August 1.

PARSON’S CORNER

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. This year’s exhibit is about scissors, “The Pivot and the Blade.”

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.

LIBRARY ACTIVITIES

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ALBANY PUBLIC LIBRARY

The library is located in the back of the Albany Town Hall. Open Tuesdays 12-4 p.m., Thursdays 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and Saturdays 9 to 11 a.m. 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 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 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: reading discussion series, Tuesdays, 7 p.m.; Tinkering Tuesday every Tuesday in July at 2 p.m., will be a different space-themed tinkering project in the children’s room. Grades kindergarten and up are welcome;  beginner computer class, Thursday mornings at 10 a.m.- noon; children’s storytime for ages 0-5, Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.; La Leche League, second Thursday of each month from 5-6:30 p.m.; Tech tutoring Saturdays by appointment starting at 9 a.m. Call for appointment 626-5475. These programs are free, open to the public, and handicapped accessible. Home delivery of books available for those homebound. For further information and programs, check on Facebook, or call the library at 626-5475. www.cobleighlibrary.org.; The Summer Reading Program, “A Universe of Stories.”

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. The library will be selling tickets for the 200 Club. For $10 be entered for a chance to win prizes ranging from $5 to $200. Drawings start as soon as all the tickets are gone.

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.

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. Drop in Knitting 3-4 p.m. on Thursdays. 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. Ongoing genealogy lab – come research your family – resources and computer available. 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.

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