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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
HIGHLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS MID-WEEK MOVIE NIGHT
The movie this week is Faces Places, run time is 94 minutes. Performance Studio, Wednesday, September 19, from 7 to 9 p.m. Director Agnes Varda and photographer/muralist J.R. journey through rural France and form and unlikely friendship.
ORLEANS COUNTY DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE MONTHLY MEETING
The Orleans County Democratic Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, September 19, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at 161 County Road, West Glover, VT 05875. Guest speakers for the evening are Jennifer Harlow-Jacobs, who is running for Orleans County Sheriff, and Kendall Lambert, who is running for the Orleans 2 (Newport) House seat. Everyone is welcome!
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
BARTON ACADEMY AND GRADED SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE
Open House will be for an hour between conferences on Thursday, September 20. During that time there will be a Farm-To-School dinner, a VSAC Gear Up rep to provide parents with college planning, and a $50 certificate raffle. Parents will be able to sign up for after school activities, literacy materials, and there will be raffles for books, educational games, and gift cards for education items. The Barton Parent Club will be on hand to provide information and recruit interested parents. Please look for this and other events on the website: http://bartongraded.weebly.com.
CRAFTSBURY COMMUNITY CARE CENTER
Join the center on Thursday, September 20, at 1:30 p.m.,for Signer “Cooie.” 1784 East Craftsbury Road, Craftsbury. 802-586-2414.
IRASBURG UNITED CHURCH SENIOR LUNCH
The Irasburg United Church Senior Lunch will be starting up again on Thursday, September 20. The menu will be hot dogs and hamburgers, tossed green salad, sherbet, coffee and punch. Call 754-2281, Michelle Wilson, for more information.
CARS OF YESTERYEAR
Cars of Yesteryear is CANCELLED at Wendy’s for September 21. It will be held at Hayes Ford, Newport, from 5-8 p.m.
GALLERY OPENING AND ARTIST TALK IN GREENSBORO
There will be a gallery opening and artist talk on Friday, September 21, at 5 p.m. at the Highland Center For the Arts. Driving the Back Roads: In Search of Old time Vermonters, with work from Ethan Hubbard. Highland Center For the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro.
JAM SESSION AND APPRECIATION SUPPER BENEFIT
There will be a jam session and appreciation supper held at the Charleston Elementary School, Center School Road, in East Charleston, on Friday, September 21, from 6 to 9 p.m. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., dinner served at 5 p.m. This will benefit the school music program. All are welcome: musicians, singers, and the community. Suggested donation $3; snacks available.
TIRE RECYCLING IN JAY
The Troy/Jay Recycling Center, Cross Road, in Jay, will hold a tire recycle event, Friday, September 21, from 1 to 4 p.m., and Saturday, September 22, from 9 a.m. to noon. Open to all area residents and businesses. Tires 20” or smaller tires are $2 each without rims, $4 each with rims. Cash or check made out to Town of Troy. For more info, call Dave at 988-4193, or Gaston at 744-2373.
WEATHERIZATION WORKSHOP FOR RENTAL HOUSING
Efficiency Vermont and the Craftsbury Energy Committee are hosting a Weatherization Workshop and Incentives for Landlords of Affordable Housing Apartments in Hardwick on Friday, September 21, from 2 to 4 p.m. The workshop will be conducted by Efficiency Vermont and 3E Thermal. There will be an information meeting about the weatherization process, how landlords can qualify for incentives for their apartments, and a tour of the $2 million weatherization project for the three affordable housing apartments in Hardwick. The initial information meeting is at 2 p.m. at the Buffalo Mountain Co-op Café. The tour is at 3:15 p.m. at 38 Slapp Hill in Hardwick.
WONDERARTS AT CRAFTSBURY OUTDOOR CENTER
WonderArts joins the Craftsbury Outdoor Center Mature Adventures series (55 plus crowd) for an Autumn Amble at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center from 1-2:30 p.m. Explore the ways plants and animals prepare for winter at get some exercise. Beautiful trails, moderate pace, some hills. Wear comfortable shoes, head out in light rain or shine. $5, register at 802-586-7067, or call Heidi Krantz at 802-586-7559 for more information.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
CARS OF YESTERYEAR
Cars of Yesteryear will hold a Memorial Cruise for Gail McMullen. Meet at North Country Junior High School at 9 a.m.
CARS OF YESTERYEAR
Derby Elks Cruise In BBQ, from 4 to 8 p.m. Dinners are $12.
CRAFTSBURY COMMUNITY CARE CENTER
Join the center on Saturday, September 22, at 10 a.m.,for singer Rich Atkinson and Friends. 1784 East Craftsbury Road, Craftsbury. 802-586-2414.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF BRIGHTON ANNUAL CHICKEN PIE SUPPER
The First Congregational Church of Brighton will hold their annual Chicken Pie Supper on Saturday, September 22, at the Congregational Church in Island Pond, starting at 5 p.m., until all are served. $10 for adults, and $5 for children.
GAME OF LOGGING LEVELS
Saturday, September 22 (Level 3) and Sunday, September 23 (Level 4), 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., $180 per level. Levels 3 and 4 give experienced sawyers the skills to deal with challenging trees and hazardous situations in the woods. Level 3 focuses on trees with heavy lean, compression/tension, and limbing/bucking techniques. Level 4 shows how to deal with hung-up trees, and may include winching, rope use, harvest pre-planning, or other topics, depending on group interests. Both levels include precision felling practice. Participants must have taken Game of Logging Levels 1 and 2 previously. For more information, contact [email protected]. Pre-registration required. Space is limited, so sign up early. 154 Leadership Dr., East Charleston, VT.
GLOVER COMMUNITY CHURCH 12TH ANNUAL BENEFIT GOLF TOURNAMENT
The Glover Community Church will host the 12th Annual Benefit Golf Tournament on Saturday, September 22, at 9 a.m., at the Barton Golf Club in Barton. Hole-In-One prizes. For information or to register, call Paulette Rogers at 802-525-3050, or pick up a registration form and send it to: Paulette Rogers, 518 Perrson Hill Road, Glover. Make checks payable to Glover Community Church.
HIGHLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Willa Mamet and Paul Miller will be returning to the Performance Studio on Saturday, September 22, with a performance featuring an acoustic evening of folk, country, and Americana music. Show 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Cost is $10. 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro. (802) 533-2000.
NORTHEAST KINGDOM PULLING ASSOCIATION ROUND-UP
2-Day Round-up, Saturday and Sunday, September 22 and 23, followed by benefit Pig Roast and Dance (on September 23rd), featuring ETA, at the Barton Fairgrounds. $15 per ticket. Silent auction and payouts! To purchase tickets in advance, contact Heather Labrecque at 802-673-0331.
ROOTIN’ TOOTIN’ SHOOTIN’ CLAY PIGEON SHOOT & CHILI COOKOFF
United Christian Academy will hold its annual fundraiser, the Rootin’ Tootin’ Shootin’ Clay Pigeon Shoot and Chili Cookoff, on Saturday, September 22, at 10946 VT Route 111 in Morgan (four miles from Derby), from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pre-register at www.ucaeducation.org/RTS-2018 or show up day of event. Cost is $50 per shooter.
BREAD AND PUPPET THEATER “LIFE LITTLE LIFE”
Bread and Puppet Theater will be performing “Life Little Life” Sunday, September 23, at 3 p.m. It is an ambulatory show in three parts. An outdoor Cantastoria entitled, “The All + The Nothing,” a ballroom performance by the Little Life Orchestra; The Underneath The Above Orchestral Suite, and in the Cathedral, a giant puppet show, “The Office,” with an insurrection finale. Bread and Puppet is located at 753 Heights Road, in Glover. Call 525-3031 for more information.
THE ANNUAL DUCK REGATTA
On Sunday, September 23, see the ducks race down the Clyde River in Newport at the Annual Duck Regatta. For viewing, the Chamber Deck, or along the banks of the river by the Chamber building or the bridge. For tickets, see any Rotarian, available the day of the race, or call Patsy, at 525-6565. All proceeds are used in the community.
SOUPER LUNCH AT ST. MARK’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Please come for a community meal on Tuesday, September 25, for a souper lunch, served from noon to 1 p.m. at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in the Parish house, 44 Second Street, Newport. Free. All are welcome.
NEWPORT AREA COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL
The Newport Area Community Orchestra rehearsal will be held on Tuesday, September 26, at 6:30 p.m., at the First Universalist Parish in Derby Line. Current openings for all musicians. For more information, please contact: www.newportareaorchestra.org or www.newportareacommunityorchestra.org.
A VISION FOR GREENING TRANSPORTATION IN RURAL VT
On Wednesday, September 26, at 7 p.m. at the Craftsbury Public Library, Debra Sachs of Go!Vermont, will speak about the transportation problems facing rural Vermont and the promising developments, including electrifying our transportation system. Ms. Sachs will present experiences in pop-up projects, carpooling, vanpooling, e-Bikes, and transit. Open discussion for positive changes. Sponsored by the Craftsbury Energy Committee.
CRAFTSBURY CHURCH ON THE COMMON COMMUNITY SUPPER
The Craftsbury Church on the Common will hold their free Community Supper at 6 p.m., Wednesday, September 26. The presentation from Debra Sachs, of Go!Vermont, will follow at the Craftsbury Library at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Amelia Fritz, 586-2887, or https://www.connectingcommuters.org/
OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING FALL LECTURE SERIES
The lecture for Wednesday, September 26 topic will be Kurt Valenta presenting “The Forest Duff.” Hebard State Office Building in downtown Newport, 2nd floor, conference room. Free parking, handicapped access. Refreshments and conversation follow each presentation. Walk-ins $5. Information, Suzi, at 802-673-9499, or www.learn.uvm.edu/osher (click on statewide site-Newport).
“SEE YOU AT THE POLE”
(SYATP) is an annual gather of thousands of Christian students at the flagpole in front of their local schools for prayer, scripture reading, and worship during the early morning before school begins. It takes place on the fourth Wednesday in September. UCA faculty, staff, and students are welcomed to join in this year at 7:15 a.m.
50’s DINNER AT UCA
The seniors have their first fundraiser on Friday, September 28, with the 50s Diner Car Hop at the school in Newport, from 5 to 7 p.m. Contact [email protected] for more information.
CARS OF YESTERYEAR
Cars of Yesteryear will be at the United Christian Academy (in Newport) 50’s Diner Car Hop, from 5 to 7 p.m.
GAME NIGHT AT THE ST. JOHNSBURY ATHENAEUM
Unplug and come to the Athenaeum for a fun night of board games. Play provided games, or bring your own. Adults, youth, and kids are encouraged to attend. 1171 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819. (802) 745-1393.
VERMONT FAMILY THEATRE AUDITIONS
The Vermont Family Theatre will hold auditions for its main stage production for Christmas, on Friday, September 28 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, September 29 at 3 p.m. at the Orleans Municipal Building in Orleans. This is an adult production of Willy Wonka. Lead roles will be filled by age appropriate actors — adults roles will be filled by adults, but there are a few teen lead roles and also a few children’s parts. Teens and children auditioning should have stage experience working with adults. For more information, please e-mail: [email protected].
WEST GLOVER CHURCH SPAGHETTI DINNER
On Friday, September 28, from 5 to 7 p.m., the West Glover Church will hold its spaghetti dinner in the Fellowship Hall. Homemade spaghetti sauce and meatballs, sausage, garden salad, garlic bread and apple crisp will be served. $12 per person. Eat in or take out available. Everyone is welcome.
CARS OF YESTERYEAR
Cars of Yesteryear will be at the Kingdom Brewing Company, Colburn Hill, Route 105, in Newport Center (just down the road from Wayne’s Snack Bar) from 4 to 8 p.m. There will be a food truck and live music.
CORN HOLE TOURNAMENT & CHICKEN BARBECUE
The Glover Community School 8th graders are hosting a Corn Hole Tournament and Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, September 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 3146 Glover Road (on the green) in Glover. Proceeds will raise money for their class trip. Corn hole games are double elimination. Chicken barbecue will be served from noon to 2 p.m. Corn hole teams can sign up at Currier’s Market and Parker Pie Co. Cost is $25 per team.
FALL FESTIVAL AT BARTON UNITED CHURCH
A Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, September 29, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Barton United Church. Baked goods, doughnuts made on site, crafts, decorations, guest vendors, VT Teddy Bear Angel raffle offered. Lunch served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., with soup, sandwiches, apple crisp and beverages.
VERMONT FAMILY THEATER SING-UPS FOR CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PROGRAM
The Vermont Family Theater will begin sign-ups for its children’s Christmas program on Saturday, September 29, at 1 p.m. at the Orleans Municipal Building. The show will be a fun musical Christmas review called “Santa’s Holiday Playlist.” Children ages 6 and up are welcome to sign up. Children with prior VFT performance, can have parents can log in to: vermontfamilytheatre.weebly.com and sign up online. New to VFT, please come in person with your childe to the Orleans Municipal Building. All are welcome.
ANNUAL HARVEST DINNER IN ORLEANS
The Annual Harvest Dinner will be held 11:30 a.m. until all are served. Menu includes turkey, stuffing, potatoes, squash, carrots, coleslaw, rolls, and homemade pies. Cost is $11 per adult, $5 per children under 12. Raffle tickets available for a chance to win various donated items. Event to benefit Most Holy Trinity Parish. 1 Memorial Square, Orleans. Contact Tammy Gagnon at (802) 673-9858 for more information.
VERMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
The Vermont Symphony Orchestra will hold another concert as part of the Made In Vermont Tour on Sunday, September 30, at 4 p.m. at the Haskell Free Library and Opera House, 93 Caswell Avenue, Derby Line, VT.
VENDOR SPACES AVAILABLE FOR BURKE FALL FOLIAGE FESTIVAL
The 31st annual Burke Fall Festival is Saturday, September 29, in East Burke, and vendor spaces are still available. Cost for a 10×10 space is $50. Anyone interested in being a vendor should contact the Burke Fall Festival Vendor Coordinator, Chris Emmons, at [email protected]. For more information, visit www.burkevermont.com.
VERMONT READS: BREAD AND ROSES, TOO
The St. Johnsbury Athenaeum will be offering a four week course for four Wednesdays, October 10, 17, 24, and 31, from 7 to 9 p.m. Course to include basic mindfulness meditation instruction, exercises illustrating the value of that discipline and discussion about integrating the practice into our daily lives. Taught by Carol Hyman, Executive Director of Applied Mindfulness Training, assisted by Reeve Lindberg, author and board member. Participants are encouraged to attend all four classes. Seminar is limited to 40 people, so sign up early at https://secure.ggiv.com/for/siai/event/794226/. Free and handicapped accessible.1171 Main St., St. Johnsbury.
GLOVER FARMERS’ MARKET
The Glover Farmers’ Market is open Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through October 7. For more information, call 525-1220.
HARDWICK FARMERS’ MARKET
Fridays from 3 to 6 p.m. at Atkins Field in Hardwick through early October.
NEWPORT FARMERS’ MARKET
Located on the Causeway in Newport. Open Saturdays & Wednesdays, through October 13. Open rain or shine from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. EBT and debit cards accepted. Farm-to-Family coupon site. For more information, call 274-8206 or 334-6858, or find them on Facebook.
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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. to 5 p.m.; tutorial services K-12 are scheduled by appointment. For more information, call 334-2839.
NEW! AL-Anon meeting, “Live and Let Live Group,” every Wednesday at 12 noon at the Church of God, 295 Crawford Road, Derby.
AL-ANON MEETING IN CRAFTSBURY COMMON
Thursdays at 6 p.m., at the United Church in Craftsbury Common. Discussion.
AL-ANON MEETING IN DERBY
Saturdays from 6 to 7 p.m., at Newport Church of God, Crawford Road in Derby. If your life is affected because someone you love has an addiction, Al-Anon can help. Offering understanding, support, and a community that understands how you feel.
AL-ANON MEETING IN NEWPORT
Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church parish house on Second Street in Newport. Discussion meeting is open to anyone whose life is affected by someone’s addictions. Newcomers welcome.
ALBANY COMMUNITY DINNER
The Albany Community Dinner is held on the 2nd Monday of each month, at 6 p.m., at the Albany Church on Route 14. Bring your friends and family! For more info, call 802-472-5787.
ALBANY FOOD BANK
The Albany Food Bank is now open every Wednesday afternoon from 3 to 6 p.m. and is located in the Albany Church on Route 14. Local people in need of emergency food may visit two times per month. For information, to donate, or to volunteer, call 802-472-5787.
AA meetings are held in Newport, St. Johnsbury, and most towns in the Northeast Kingdom. For detailed information call AA at 334-1213 or toll free at (877) 334-1213, or visit www.aavt.org and click on “District 3.” Also visit www.aavt.org and click on “District 3” for a comprehensive schedule.
ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP
Monthly Caregivers Support Group meeting for those dealing with family members or friends diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other related dementia. Informal gathering. All welcome.
NEWPORT – Caregivers support group meets every fourth Tuesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at North Country Hospital in Newport, 2nd floor waiting room (Room 221). For further information, call (800) 272-3900 or e-mail [email protected].
- JOHNSBURY – Caregivers support group meets last Monday of each month at the Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital, room 244, in St. Johnsbury. For further information, call Pam at the NEK Council on Aging at 748-5182, or 1-800-642-5119.
AMERICAN LEGION POST #21 IN NEWPORT
The American Legion Post #21 is located at 5 Veterans Avenue in Newport (next to the high school). Ongoing events include Bingo every Friday at 6:30 p.m. and every Sunday at 12:30 p.m., and horseshoes every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Visit their Facebook page for more information.
AMERICAN LEGION BARTON POST #76 MEETINGS
First Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m., at the Legion Hall in the Barton Memorial Building.
AMERICAN LEGION POST #23, ORLEANS BREAKFAST
There will be a breakfast buffet served every third Sunday, September through May, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. All are welcomed. Small fee for breakfast. Any questions, call 754-6540.
AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY MEETINGS
Second Wednesday of every month at 4 p.m., at the Legion Hall in the Barton Memorial Building. For more information, call Patsy Tompkins at 525-6565.
AMERICAN LEGION NEWPORT POOL TOURNAMENT
The American Legion in Newport is holding an 8 Ball Pool Tournament on Mondays. 6 p.m. practice, 7 p.m. play. Double elimination, BCA rules. 8 players or less, pay two places; 9 players or more, pay three places. For more information, call 334-2374.
BARTON AREA SENIOR SERVICES, INC. (BASSI)
Located downstairs at the Barton Memorial Building. Meals will be served on Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon. Closed if schools are closed. Suggested donation of $5 for people under 60 and $4 for seniors, but no one is required to pay. Come early for coffee, cards, and conversation. Bone Builders on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10-11 a.m. Line Dancing on 2nd and 4th Thursdays from 1-3 p.m. Bingo on 1st and 3rd Tuesdays from 1-2 p.m. Wii Bowling on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays from 1-3 p.m. Jam Sessions every 5th Friday from 7-10 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) For more information, call 525-7043.
BINGO IN BARTON
Bingo is held every first and third Tuesday of the month from 1 to 2 p.m. at Barton Area Senior Services, Inc. (BASSI) downstairs the Barton Memorial Building. For more information, call 525-7043.
BINGO IN LOWELL
Bingo is held every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the St. Ignatius Hall on Hazen Notch Road in Lowell. Sponsored by the Troy and Area Lions Club. Progressive jackpot starting at $500. Dinner available.
BINGO IN NEWPORT
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 IN NORTH TROY
The American Legion at North Troy holds Bingo every Tuesday night starting at 6:25 p.m. Lunch available. All are welcome.
BOBBIN MILL PLAYERS MUSIC JAM SESSIONS
The Bobbin Mill Players will hold music jam sessions every Wednesday morning from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Lowell St. Ignatius Parish Hall. Other music events include: First Friday evening of the month at the Lowell Fire Station from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.; Second Friday evening of the month at Lowell Church Hall from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.; Second Sunday afternoon at the Glover Town Hall from 1 to 4 p.m.; Third Friday evening at the Charleston Elementary School from 6 to 9 p.m., Fourth Friday evening at the Derby Line Town Hall from 6:30 to 10 p.m.; Fifth Friday evening (when there is a fifth Friday) at the Barton Memorial Building from 7 to 10 p.m. For more information, call Millie at 334-2598 or Lyle and Amy at 334-2419.
BONE BUILDERS BALANCING & STRENGTHENING CLASS
A free exercise class to prevent or reverse osteoporosis. Classes consist of a variety of exercises to improve balance and increase strength. Barton: 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Barton Municipal Building. Derby: 2 to 3 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at the Church of God on Crawford Road. Newport: 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Newport Municipal Building. Greensboro: 10 to 11 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at the United Community Church. Craftsbury: 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at the Craftsbury Community Care Center. Jay/Westfield: Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Jay Community Recreational Center, and Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Westfield Community Center. For more information about Bone Builders classes, call the Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging at (802) 751-0431.
BRIDGE LEAGUES IN ORLEANS & NEWPORT
ORLEANS: Meets Mondays at 12:30 p.m. at the Orleans Federated Church on School Street. Come with a partner.
NEWPORT: Meets Wednesdays at 1 p.m. at the Gateway Center. Everyone must come with a partner. Learner’s Group continues Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m. at the library in Newport, and all are welcome to drop in. For more information, or to find a partner, call Eric McCann at 988-4773.
COMMUNITY MEAL IN NEWPORT
A free Community Meal will be held the third Thursday of every month at noon, at the United Church of Newport on Third Street. All welcome.
COMMUNITY SEED EXCHANGE IN BARTON
The Community Seed Exchange (CSE), formerly called the Orleans County Seed Library, is open for the 2018 gardening season at the Barton Public Library. A variety of open-pollinated and heirloom seeds are available for home gardeners and homesteaders. The CSE if free and open to the public, and is open during library hours: Monday 1 to 7 p.m., Wednesday 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 7 p.m., Friday 1 to 7 p.m., and Saturday mornings in the summer. For more information, visit the Facebook page or e-mail [email protected].
COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS OF THE NORTHEAST KINGDOM
The Compassionate Friends of the Northeast Kingdom, a support group offering friendship and understanding to families grieving the death of a child of any age, and from any cause, will hold its monthly meeting on holds monthly meetings the third Tuesday, of the month at the Orleans Federated Church, School Street, in Orleans. For more information regarding the Compassionate Friends, please call Fran Smith at 487-9187 or Bev Gage, 754-2085.
CORNUCOPIA COMMUNITY/SENIOR MEAL IN NEWPORT
Cornucopia Community/Senior Meal will be served every Friday from noon to 1 p.m. at Cornucopia, 125 Main Street, #3 (rear door entrance off parking lot between Coventry and Center Streets). Come at 11 a.m. for cards, board games, or just to socialize and make new friends. Community members of all ages are invited to enjoy a warm, well balanced meal prepared by Cornucopia Culinary Trainees. For more information, contact Cornucopia at 487-9380.
COUNTRY ACOUSTIC JAM IN BURKE
There will be a Country Acoustic Jam held every third Sunday of the month from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Burke Community Building. Everyone with special musical or singing talents are encouraged to participate. Come to listen or join in on the fun. $3 donation at the door. Door prizes and 50/50 raffle. All proceeds benefit the Burke Senior Meal Site. Snacks and beverages available. For more information, call Therese Stone at 525-3412 or the Senior Meal Site at 467-3423 or the Town Office at 467-3717.
CRAFTSBURY COMMUNITY SUPPERS
Members of the United Church of Craftsbury in Craftsbury Common will offer free evening suppers on the third Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. Open to all. Donations appreciated but not required. For more information, call 586-8028.
CRAFTSBURY ENERGY COMMITTEE PRESENTATIONS
The Craftsbury Energy Committee offers energy-related presentations every third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Church on the Common. Efficiency Vermont, contractors, vendors, and other professionals talk about and answer questions on solar electricity, home weatherization, energy efficient new home construction, recycling, energy efficient appliances, documentaries on climate change, and more. Contact [email protected] for a list of upcoming presentations.
DANCE AT BEEBE TOWN HALL
Come dance at the Beebe Town Hall in Beebe, Quebec, every Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m. Country western band. Also square dancing. Light refreshments and door prizes. For more information, call (819) 876-2021.
DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP MEETING
The Diabetes Support Group will meet on the third Thursday of every month from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the meeting room at North Country Hospital in Newport. For more information or to confirm your presence, call Barbara Grant at 334-4155.
DO DROP IN MEAL SITE IN NEWPORT CENTER
The Do Drop In Meal Site at the Newport Center Fire Department on Cross Road is open on Mondays from 9 a.m. to 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.
FALL PREVENTION TAI CHI IN BARTON
The NEK Council on Aging announces Fall Prevention Tai Chi, Level 2, from 9 to 9:30 a.m. at the Barton Memorial Building in Barton. Free of charge. Held every Tuesday and Thursday. Call Karen Budde for more information at (802) 751-0431.
GRANDPARENTS ’N’ KIN RAISING “GRAND” KIDS
Meets second Wednesday of the month from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at North Country Career Center, 209 Veterans Avenue, room 380, in Newport. For more information, contact Sandi Yandow at KIN-KAN Vermont, (802) 578-9518.
“GROW YOUR OWN” GATHERINGS IN HARDWICK
Grow Your Own (GYO) gatherings will be held at the Center for an Agricultural Economy (CAE) in Hardwick from 11:30 a.m. to 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. to 4 p.m., at Department of Health in Emory Hebard State Office Building at 100 Main Street, Suite 220, in Newport. Free. Walk in or call for an appointment at 334-4386. All childhood vaccinations are offered. Adult immunizations included are: Hepatitis A and B, Pneumococcal, TDaP, Tetanus, and Measles.
JAM SESSIONS IN BARTON
Barton Area Senior Services, Inc. (BASSI), located downstairs in the Barton Memorial Building, will hold Jam Sessions every 5th Friday from 7 to 10 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) For more information, call 525-7043.
JAY COMMUNITY RECREATIONAL CENTRE
Located on Cross Road in Jay. Open to all area residents and visitors for free cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and hiking in the winter, and mountain biking, hiking, and walking in the summer. Link to site map at www.jayvt.com and topofvt.com under discover/map. Site maps available locally in Jay and at Jay Town Clerk’s Office. User guidelines: Please leave no trace in this special place. Pack it in, pack it out. Leash your dog, bury dog waste away from trails. Respect other users. No motorized vehicles. No fires of any kind. As this is a big hunting area, it is advisable to wear orange. Enjoy at your own risk!
JOURNEY TO RECOVERY COMMUNITY CENTER
Located at 58 Third Street in Newport. Making Recovery Easier meets Tuesdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Art Group meets Tuesdays from 2:30 to 4 p.m. All Recovery meets Thursdays from 2 to 3 p.m. For more information, e-mail Kathlene Douglass at [email protected].
LINE DANCING IN BARTON
Barton Area Senior Services, Inc. (BASSI) located downstairs in the Barton Memorial Building, will hold Line Dancing every first, third, and fifth Thursday of the month from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information, call 525-7043.
LINE DANCING IN DERBY
Maureen Profera will be teaching line dancing classes at the Dailey Memorial Library in Derby on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. Classes are free and open to the public. Please call the library at 766-5063 to register.
LINE DANCING IN TROY
Line dancing classes for exercise and enjoyment are held every Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Catholic Church Parish Hall, 130 South Pleasant Street, in North Troy. No partner needed and all levels of experience are welcome. If you can count to four, you can line dance! $5 per person. For more information, call Pat Sanders at 988-4193.
LINE DANCING IN WEST BURKE
Line dancing is held in West Burke at the meal site on the first and third Wednesdays of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. Everyone welcome. $3 donation. For more information, call Therese Stone at 525-3412.
NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS MEETING IN HARDWICK
Every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at Saint John the Baptist Episcopal Church on West Church Street in Hardwick. All are welcome. NA is for people who wish to try our program of complete abstinence from all drugs. This includes alcohol on an equal status with opiates or cocaine. The disease is addiction, not specific to any one particular drug. For more information, call 535-5042.
NEWPORT AREA COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA
The Newport Area Community Orchestra is preparing to begin its eighth concert season. The orchestra rehearses every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the First Universalist Parish in Derby Line. If you have always wanted to play in a symphony orchestra, now is the time to do so. For more information, visit www.newportareaorchestra.org or www.newportareacommunityorchestra.org.
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. to 4:30 p.m.
ISLAND POND: 70 Cross St., Island Pond, VT 05846. 723-6425. Hours: Tuesday 10 a.m. to noon.
- JOHNSBURY: 115 Lincoln St., St. Johnsbury, VT 05819. 748-6040. Hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS MEETING
Overeaters Anonymous (OA) offers a 12-step program of recovery for the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of compulsive eating. Derby meeting Saturdays from 10 to 11 a.m., at Derby Community National Bank training center on Crawford Road (behind the bank). Big Book study meeting follows from 11:15 a.m. to noon. For more information, call 673-5621.
PEACHAM CORNER GUILD
Peacham Corner Guild is open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. featuring small antiques, fine handcrafted gifts, and specialty foods. Located at 643 Bayley Hazen Road in Peacham. (802) 592-3332.
PRO BONO (FREE) LEGAL CLINIC IN NEWPORT
Pro bono (free) legal clinic monthly at Orleans County Restorative Justice Center, usually the first Wednesday of each month. Free consults with lawyer. Best for landlord-tenant, housing, probate, elder law, custody, family law, etc. issues. No criminal law. Advance appointments only by calling (802) 487-9293. $10 fee for people living outside Orleans County. Mediation services are also available. For more information, visit www.kingdomjustice.org.
RSVP BONE BUILDING & STRENGTHENING CLASSES IN JAY
Offered twice a week: at the Jay Community Center on Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and at the Westfield Community Center on Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. A free exercise class to prevent or reverse osteoporosis. Classes consist of a variety of exercises to improve balance and increase strength. Participants start out using very light weights which are gradually increased as strength develops. Weights provided. For more information, contact Maureen Mcguire at 334-7746 or [email protected].
SENIOR DINING AT DERBY ELKS CLUB
Derby Senior Meals are held at noon every second Thursday at the Elks Lodge #2155 on the Newport-Derby Road in Derby. By donation. For more information, call the Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging’s nutrition coordinators Jenny Patoine or Lallie Mambourg at 748-5182.
SENIOR DINING IN GLOVER
Lunch is served at noon on Mondays and Tuesdays on the lower level of the Glover Town Hall, 3018 Glover Street. Suggested donation by seniors is $3.50; for those younger than 60, $5. For more information, call the NEK Council on Aging’s Nutrition Coordinator Lallie Mambourg at 1-800-642-5119.
SOUPER LUNCH AT ST. MARK’S IN NEWPORT
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on Second Street in Newport holds a free community Souper Lunch from noon to 1 p.m. on the last Tuesday of every month. All are welcome.
STAMP CLUB IN NEWPORT
The Memphremagog Stamp Club meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month from 7 to 9 p.m. at CALLICO, 326 Bluff Road, Newport. All stamp collecting interests are welcome. For more information, call 334-6001.
SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE SUPPORT GROUP
Third Thursday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Nevermore Bookstore on 100 East Main Street in Newport. A support group for those who have lost someone to suicide and wish to have a safe place to talk, share, and spend a little time with others who have had a similar experience. For more information, call Mary Butler at 744-6284.
TAI CHI CLASSES (FREE)
Free one-hour Tai Chi classes held throughout the Northeast Kingdom taught by RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) Volunteers through the NEK Council on Aging:
Fall Prevention Tai Chi – Dailey Memorial Library in Derby on Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.; Poulin Building in North Troy on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.; Sunrise Manor in Island Pond on Fridays at 10 a.m.; Barton Memorial Building, Level 2 Tai Chi, 9-9:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday.
Golden Ball Tai Chi – St. Johnsbury House on Mondays and Thursdays at 8:30 a.m.; First Congregational Church of Lyndonville on Tuesdays and Fridays at 8:30 a.m.; Danville Methodist Church on Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
For more information and to register, call Karen Budde at (802) 751-0431.
TOPS MEETING IN BARTON
TOPS VT #82 Barton meets every Monday at Mountain View Apartments Community Room. A fun, informative way to learn how to take off pounds sensibly. Weigh-ins, 5 to 5:45 p.m.; meetings, 5:45 to 6:30 p.m. First meeting is free! For further information, call 525-3173.
TOPS MEETING AT ISLAND POND PUBLIC LIBRARY
TOPS VT #135 Island Pond meets every Monday at Island Pond Public Library. Weigh-ins from 4:30 to 4:45 p.m.; meeting from 4:45 to 5:30 p.m. For further information, call Bev at 723-5907 or e-mail [email protected].
WEDNESDAY POETS: POETRY WRITING WORKSHOP
This seasonal workshop meets Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Barton Public Library to write together and share participants’ work. Veteran and new writers are welcome to join this relaxed supportive workshop. Refreshments and materials provided. Contact [email protected] or call 525-3740.
WESTFIELD COMMUNITY MEAL SITE
Every Thursday at noon at the Westfield Community Center (North Hill Road/School St.). Suggested donation $4 with the 2nd Thursday of the month free. Following lunch, join the fun and play Bingo! Sponsored by the Troy and Area Lions Club. For more information, call 744-2484.
Wii BOWLING IN BARTON
Wii Bowling is held at Barton Area Senior Services, Inc. (BASSI) downstairs in the Barton Memorial Building every second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information, call 525-7043.
Wii BOWLING IN WEST BURKE
Wii Bowling is held in West Burke at the The Meal Site on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. Everyone welcome. By donation. For more information, call Therese Stone at 525-3412 or 467-3423.
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ALBANY PUBLIC LIBRARY
We are open Tuesdays from 12 to 4 p.m., Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 to 11 a.m. The library is located in the back of the Albany Town Hall. Storytime 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. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon (April 1 through December 1). Story Time: Wednesdays at 11 a.m. Winter Friday afternoon classic movies, Friday night movies, Friday evening potlucks. Scrabble players meet the first and third Wednesdays of each month year-round. Poetry Writers Workshop meets Wednesday evenings during the summer and fall. Book discussions are January through May. Call Joanne Pariseau for summer programs and 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. The Cobleigh Public Library trustees will have their meeting on Monday, September 24, at 4:30 p.m. Ongoing at the Library: Children’s Storytime, ages 0-5, Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Origami Group, Thursdays, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., grades 4 to eight, adults also welcome; Magic — The Gathering, Saturdays at 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Beginner Computer Class, Thursdays morning at 10 a.m. to 12 noon; Bridge — Saturdays at 12:30 p.m; La Leche League, second Thursday of each month from 5 to 6:30 p.m. These programs are free, open to the public, and handicapped accessible. For further information and programs, check us out on Facebook, or call the library at 626-5475. The public is welcome to attend. www.cobleighlibrary.org
CRAFTSBURY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Church Lane, Craftsbury Common. 586-9683. [email protected]. www.craftsburypubliclibrary.org. Hours: Sat. 10-1, Sun. 11-1, Mon. 2-5, Tues. 10-8, Wed. 10-1, Thurs. 2-5, Fri. 10-8. Story Hour: Tues. & Fri. at 10. Lego Club: Fri. at 3.
DAILEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY
101 Junior High Drive, Derby Center. Hours: Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Story Time is Tuesday mornings from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Trustee meetings last Thursday of the month at 3 p.m. Tai Chi classes every Wednesday at 10 a.m. For more information, call the library at 766-5063, visit www.daileymemoriallibrary.org or check Facebook page.
GLOVER PUBLIC LIBRARY
51 Bean Hill Road, Glover. 525-4365. Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 1-6 p.m.
GOODRICH MEMORIAL LIBRARY
202 Main Street, Newport. 334-7902. [email protected]. www.goodrichlibrary.org. Hours: Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 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.
GREENSBORO FREE LIBRARY
53 Wilson Street, Greensboro. 533-2531. [email protected], www.greensborofreelibrary.org Librarian Mary Metcalf. Hours: Sundays 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; closed Mondays; Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; closed Wednesdays; Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Story Hour for Children: at Four Seasons Learning, Fridays at 10 a.m.; Story Time for ages 0-6 every Thursday at 10 a.m.; and for ages 6-12 every Tuesday at 10 a.m.
HASKELL FREE LIBRARY
93 Caswell Avenue, Derby Line. Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9-5, Thursday 9-6, and Saturday 9-2. Toddler Time on Thursdays at 9:45 a.m. STEM Club activities and simple scientific experiments for children ages 6-12 meets Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m., pre-registration appreciated. Code Club (in English): Saturdays from 12-1 p.m. for interested 12-19-year-olds. No experience required. For more information, call Francoise or Sydny at 873-3022, extension 201, or check the website at haskellopera.com/library-activities, or find them on Facebook.
HITCHCOCK MEMORIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM
1252 VT Route 100, Westfield. 744-2484. Visit the Hitchcock Museum/Library page at www.westfield.vt.gov and on Facebook at Town of Westfield, Vermont, for up-to-date activity listings.
ISLAND POND PUBLIC LIBRARY
Main Street. Hours: Tuesday, 10 a.m.–7 p.m.; Wednesday, 2–6 p.m., Thursday, 10 a.m.–7 p.m., Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Story Time every Saturday at 10:30 a.m. For further information, call 723-6134 or look on Facebook.
JEUDEVINE MEMORIAL LIBRARY
93 North Main Street; P.O. Box 536, Hardwick. 472-5948. www.jeudevinememoriallibrary.org. Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 1–7 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 1–5 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.; closed Sunday. Tuesday afternoons, 3-5 p.m. Lego Club. with weekly build challenges for your child, or they can make what they please. Lego donations accepted. Kids are welcome to drop in or stay the whole time. Younger children should be accompanied by an adult, please. All programs are free and open to the public. For more information, please call the library at 472-5948 or visit jeudevinememoriallibrary.org.
JOHN WOODRUFF SIMPSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY
1972 East Craftsbury Road, East Craftsbury. 586-9692. Open Sunday, noon–1 p.m.; Wednesday and Saturday, 9 a.m.–noon, 2–5 p.m.
JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
1 Water Street, Orleans. 754-6660. Hours: Monday, 10 a.m.–7 p.m.; Wednesday & Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.; closed Sunday, Tuesday & Thursday. Monthly meetings of the Library Committee every first Monday of the month at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted; monthly meetings of the Friends of JML every second Monday of the month at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
LEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY
Irasburg. 754-2526. Hours: Monday, 3–8 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, 3–6 p.m.; and Saturday 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
RAND MEMORIAL LIBRARY
160 Railroad Street, North Troy. Hours: Monday & Tuesday 3-7 p.m., Wednesday 1-5 p.m., Thursday & Friday 8 a.m.-12 p.m. www.randmemorial.com.
- JOHNSBURY ATHENAEUM
1171 Main Street, St. Johnsbury. 748-8291. www.stjathenaeum.org. Story Time (Acorn Club): Fridays at 10:30 a.m., ages 0 to 6, children’s Library. First Wednesday Series. Scrabble Club: First Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Readings in the Gallery. 802-748-8291. www.stjathenaeum.org. Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10-5:30; Tuesday and Thursday 12-7; Saturday 10-3.
WEST BURKE PUBLIC LIBRARY
135 Main Street (5A), next to the park. Hours: Saturday 1-4 p.m. For further information, call (201) 519-3633. www.westburkepubliclibrary.wordpress.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/westburkelibrary.
ART GALLERIES, HISTORICAL SOCIETIES & MUSEUMS
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ALBANY HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM
The Albany Historical Society is located in the old village school on Route 14 across from the Methodist Church, and is open by appointment. Contact Jim Oliver at [email protected], or Paul Daniels at the Diamond Heart Farm in East Albany for an appointment.
A unique St. Johnsbury Gallery. 443 Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury. 424-1414. www.theartfuleye.com. Open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Open Sunday by chance. Come explore 4,500 sq. ft. of locally crafted fine art and artisan craft.
BREAD AND PUPPET MUSEUM
One of the largest collections of some of the biggest puppets and masks in the world is located at 753 Heights Rd. (Route 122) in Glover (off Route 16 and I-91 exits 24/25). Visit www.breadandpuppet.org or call (802) 525-3031 or 6972 for more information.
BROWN LIBRARY GALLERY
At Sterling College, Craftsbury Common. 586-7711, extension 129. Open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Exhibit Plowing Old Ground. For more information, visit www.VermontArtHouse.org/openings or call 586-2200.
CANAAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM
Located on the second floor of the Alice M. Ward Library at 27 Park Street in Canaan. Open Monday through Thursday from 1:30 to 4 p.m. or by appointment. Visit canaan-vthistoricalsociety.org or on Facebook. Call 266-7135 or 266-3989.
CATAMOUNT ARTS CENTER
115 Eastern Avenue, St. Johnsbury. Masonic Temple building. 748-2600. www.catamountarts.org. Open Monday through Friday, 1–6 p.m. and before and after each movie screening. Gallery is always open to the public free of charge. Artists wanted for juried show. Visit catamountarts.slideroom.com for more info.
CHARLESTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM
Located on Museum Drive in West Charleston. Open June through September on Wednesdays from 2 to 4 p.m. or other times by appointment by calling 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. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call 626-9011 or visit www.chuckguest.com.
COLBY CURTIS MUSEUM & STANSTEAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY
535 Dufferin Street, Stanstead, Quebec. 1-819-876-7322. Two exhibitions: Remembering our Soldiers of the Great War and Rural Medicine in Stanstead County.
CRAFTSBURY COMMUNITY CARE CENTER GALLERY
1784 East Craftsbury Road, East Craftsbury. 586-2414. www.craftsburycommunitycarecenter.org.
CRAFTSBURY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Babcock House Museum, Craftsbury Common. Open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m.–noon.
CRYSTAL LAKE FALLS HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION & BARTON MUSEUM
Located at the Pierce House on Water Street in Barton, open late spring through fall. Brick Kingdom Park open daylight hours year-round.
DERBY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Preserving the history of Derby. Located on Junior High drive. Open Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. or by appointment. Programs from May to September. For more information, call Martha at 766-8833.
1302 Main Street, St. Johnsbury. 748-2372. www.fairbanksmuseum.org. Open seven days, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. “Electricity,” a traveling exhibition from the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, with 16 hands-on interactive stations, on display through the summer.
GLOVER HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM
Bean Hill Road in Glover, second floor in Municipal Building. www.gloverhistoricalsociety.org. Open by appointment only: Call Joan at 525-6212 or Randy or Betsy at 525-4051.
Old Firehouse, 59 Mill Street, downtown Hardwick. 472-6857 or [email protected]. www.graceart.org. Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Community Workshops are held weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, and are open to all community members.
GREENSBORO HISTORICAL SOCIETY
29 Breezy Avenue, Greensboro (building next to Willey’s Store), 533-2457. www.greensborohistoricalsociety.org. Check out our powerful new tool for researching Greensboro families stored in our archives! Permanent Exhibit: Hill Homestead: The Story of Greensboro: Faces of Our Town has been updated and displays tools and ledgers, kitchen gadgets, and farm implements, and parlor furniture from the 19th century.
HIGHLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS
2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro. 533-9075 or www.highlandartsvt.org.
JANE’S CAFÉ AND GALLERY
43 Main St. (Rte. 5), Derby Line. Open Wednesday through Sunday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. featuring comfort food and artists of the Northeast Kingdom. Paintings by Bonnie Woodford-Potter on display.
LOOKING GLASS MUSEUM AT CLAN OF THE HAWK
The Looking Glass Museum is located on the grounds of the Clan of the Hawk off Route 58 in Evansville. Free admittance. This is a museum dedicated to the local Native American groups. For more information, call 754-2817 or e-mail [email protected].
MAC CENTER FOR THE ARTS
158 Main Street, Newport. 334-1966. Hours: Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Over 45 Vermont visual artists and handcrafters offer their work in the 2,000+ square foot gallery. MAC Center for the Arts also offers special events, exhibits, musical performances, and classes/workshops for adults and children. Visit www.memphremagogartscollaborative.com. Fall exhibit: “NEWPORT!” on display through October 27.
MEMPHREMAGOG HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF NEWPORT
Second floor of Emory Hebard State Office Building, Main Street, Newport. Open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Showcasing Island Pond Historical Society, by Sharon Biron, President, “Get On Board the Museum Treasure Trail” promoting (seven) local historical museums to visit: Canaan, Derby, Morgan, Holland, Charleston, and the Memphremagog Historical Society display at the State Building, “Revisiting August 5th, 1865” when 18th President U.S. Grant visited Island Pond aboard the Grand Trunk Railway with his traveling party and the Island Pond Hotel for a luncheon; along with Newport’s Jerry Drew, stagecoach driver who signed the Registrar Book below Grant’s Civil War Col. Adam Badeau. Pick up a Touring Brochure at one of the museums or call for info: Sharon Biron (907) 750-9563 sponsored by Community National Bank.
MILLER’S THUMB GALLERY
14 Breezy Ave., Greensboro. 533-2045 or [email protected].
NATIVE AMERICAN MUSEUM (NATIVE CULTURAL SOCIETY, INC.)
56 Church Street in Newport Center. 334-6770. Open from 11 a.m.–6:30 p.m., closed Mondays. No admission fee.
NEWPORT NATURAL CAFÉ GALLERY
194 Main Street, Newport. 334-2626. Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m.–8 p.m., and Sundays from 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
NORTHEAST KINGDOM ARTISANS GUILD (BACKROOM GALLERY)
430 Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury. 748-0158. www.nekartisansguild.com. Hours: Open Monday through Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Retro/New, 21 Years in the Kingdom, a celebration of new works by members and friends, on display through September 22.
OLD STONE HOUSE MUSEUM (ORLEANS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
109 Old Stone House Road, Brownington. 754-2022. [email protected]. www.oldstonehousemuseum.org. Open for tours. The Alexander Twilight Visitors’ Center and gift shop are open year-round, Wednesday–Sunday, 11 a.m.– 5 p.m. Closed Monday and Tuesday. Quilter’s Circle meets the fourth Wednesday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m., all welcome. Beekeeping Support Group meets every fourth Wednesday from April to November from 4 to 5 p.m. Introduction to Blacksmithing every second Saturday from May through October from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., pre-registration required. Blacksmithing Open Forge held after Introduction to Blacksmithing classes from 1 to 5 p.m.
PARKER PIE GALLERY
West Glover Village. Exhibiting works by local artists. On display August 21 to September 22: Ben Barnes, “Nearby: Landscape Paintings.”
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. to 5 p.m., closed Tuesdays. The guild features small antiques, fine handcrafted gifts and specialty foods. Located at 643 Bayley Hazen Road in Peacham. 802-592-3332
PLEASANT VALLEY ART GALLERY
146 White Road, Irasburg. 754-2000. Open Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m or call for an appointment anytime.
- JOHNSBURY ATHENAEUM GALLERY
1171 Main Street, St. Johnsbury. 748-8291. www.stjathenaeum.org. Open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. The Art Gallery at the Athenaeum contains one of America’s unique collections of 19th century American paintings. Admission fees: $8 for adults; free for age 12 and under, St. Johnsbury residents, and nonresident patrons. Second floor gallery features exhibits by local artists.
- JOHNSBURY HISTORY & HERITAGE CENTER
From the Fairbanks’ invention of the platform scale to the role of local soldiers in the Civil War, the rich history of St. Johnsbury unfolds at the St. Johnsbury History and Heritage Center. Visit and explore the exhibits in the House and Carriage Barn at 421 Summer Street, St. Johnsbury. 802-424-1090. Open June through September, Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and October through May, Mondays through Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Go on the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Quest! www.stjhistory.org.
THE 99 GALLERY AND CENTER
The 99 Gallery and Center on School Street behind 316 Main Street in downtown Newport. Work by Northeast Kingdom artists, free classes, movies and community events. Open most afternoons till 5 p.m. 323-7759. Whimsical sculptures and drawings by Newport’s Manfred Rieder now on display.
THE THIRD FLOOR GALLERY
Hardwick Inn, 4 South Main Street, Hardwick. Call 472-9933 for information.
THE MUSEUM OF EVERYDAY LIFE
3482 Dry Pond Road (Route 16) in Glover (short distance south of Shadow Lake Road). Clare Dolan: 626-4409. www.museumofeverydaylife.org. New Exhibit: “Bells and Whistles” on display now. Admission by donation. Self-service museum, open every day from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
WHITE WATER GALLERY
5 River Street by the bridge, East Hardwick Village. Open Sundays from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. or by appointment. Call Watergate at 563-2037. http://whitewatergallery.blogspot.com.
WONDERARTS (ART HOUSE GALLERY AND WONDER & WISDOM)
The Art House Gallery and Wonder & Wisdom have merged to create WonderArts. Office located at the UCC, 165 Wilson St., Greensboro and programs are held at the Wonder & Wisdom program space, Community Greenspace in Craftsbury, Craftsbury Town Hall, local schools, Craftsbury Masonic Hall, and in partnership with other community organizations. For more information, call 533-9370 or visit www.wonderartsvt.org.
WOODEN HORSE ARTS GUILD (WHAG)
P.O. Box 502, North Troy 05859. 988-4300. www.woodenhorsearts.com. Wooden Horse Arts Guild is a 501c3 charitable organization composed of artists, crafters, writers, photographers, and musicians who live and work throughout Vermont and beyond. They support and encourage artistic excellence in the literary, visual, and performing arts. Their virtual gallery gives members an individual web page on www.woodenhorsearts.com. To read the news of members and arts around the area, visit http://blog.woodenhorsearts.com and Like them on Facebook. President: Peggy Loux, 343-5687. Past President: Camilla Mead, 988-4300. E-mail: [email protected]
YE OLD BLACKSMITH ART GALLERY
(LE VIEUX FORGERON)
Located at 240A Dufferin St. in Stanstead, Quebec. Open Thursday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.levieuxforgeron.com.