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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18
POETRY & POTLUCK IN CRAFTSBURY
Join The Art House for a poetry open mic, potluck, and reading by poet Baron Wormser on Wednesday, November 18, at 6 p.m. at the Masonic Hall in Craftsbury Village. Feel free to bring a snack to share. Open mic signup at 6 p.m., Baron reads at 7 p.m. For more information, visit www.VermontArtHouse.org or call 586-2200.
“GREAT UNFINISHED MASTERPIECES” OSHER LECTURE IN NEWPORT
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute for the 50+ will conclude the fall lecture series on Wednesday, November 18 featuring the second part of a two-part series highlighting the sights and sounds of “Great Unfinished Masterpieces” with returning speaker, Professor William W. Cotte. Held at the Emory Hebard State Office Building in Newport, second floor conference room, from 1 to 2 p.m. Admission is $5. Coffee, snacks, and conversation will follow lecture. Contact [email protected] or www.learn.uvm.edu/osher
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19
SHOP TO BENEFIT SHELTER PETS
Second Summer – A Shop of Things – is located at 84 Second Street in Newport with hours of Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. They will hold a grand opening on Thursday through Saturday, November 19 through 21, and a portion of all sales will benefit Pope Memorial Frontier Animal Shelter and Felines and Friends Foundation. Stop by during business hours or call 334-5171 for an appointment. There will be door prizes during the open house.
TURKEY BINGO IN GLOVER
There will be a Turkey Bingo at the Glover Fire Department on Thursday, November 19, at 7 p.m. Cost is $1 for one card or six cards for $5. Refreshments available.
PIES FOR PEOPLE IN CRAFTSBURY
Pies for People, a grassroots event organized by Sterling College, High Mowing Organic Seeds, Center for an Agricultural Economy (CAE), and the Hardwick Area Food Pantry, will combine surplus squash puree with donated ingredients to make into 150 pies, which will then be donated across the community. Prep night for the crusts will be on Thursday, November 19, at Sterling College in Dunbar Hall. Voulteers that night are welcome to join the Sterling College community for dinner at 6 p.m. before making the pie crusts. People interested in participating should contact Simeon Bittman at [email protected].
DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP MEETING
The Diabetes Support Group will meet on Thursday, November 19, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at North Country Hospital’s meeting room (located on the ground floor). For more information or to confirm your presence, call Barbara Grant at 334-4155.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20
JAM SESSION AT CHARLESTON SCHOOL
A Jam Session to benefit the Charleston School Music Program will be held on Friday, November 20, from 6 to 9 p.m. with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. at the Charleston Elementary School. Suggested donation is $3. Snacks available. All are welcome — musicians, singers, community! For more information, call 895-2915, 723-6271, or 723-6038.
EVENTS AT MAC CENTER FOR THE ARTS
On Friday, November 20, from 5 to 7 p.m., MAC Center for the Arts Holiday Opening and Vernissage – Main Gallery; Lisa Eshleman Foster – one woman show – Ancestors – Going Way Back – Lower Gallery. Free admission, all are welcome. The gallery is located on Main Street in Newport. For more information, call 802-334-1966 or www.maccenterforthearts.com.
THANKSGIVING BAKE SALE IN WEST GLOVER
A Thanksgiving Bake Sale, with proceeds going to the West Glover Church, is going on now. Pumpkin bread and banana bread (with or without nuts) are $3 for small loaf and $6 for large loaf. White dinner rolls are $2.50 for a half dozen, $5 for one dozen, and $2 for just four rolls. A nine-inch pumpkin or apple pie is $11. Small whoopie pies (chocolate or pumpkin) are $1.25 each. Orders must be in by Friday, November 20, to be picked up at the West Glover Church on Wednesday, November 25. Call or mail to: Virginia Dunbar, 525-8836, 189 Dunbar Place, West Glover, VT 05875, or Eleanor Bailey, 525-3760, 28 Dexter Mountain Road, Glover, VT 05839.
FUNDRAISING TRIVIA NIGHT AT NCCC
The North Country Union High School AP U.S. History Class will host a trivia night on Friday, November 20, at 6 p.m. as a fundraiser for their trip to Philadelphia, Gettysburg, and Washington, DC in April. The event will be held in the North Country Career Center assembly room (room 380) and the cost is $10 per person or $40 for a team of five. Great prizes and refreshments available. For more information, contact Tyler Alexander at [email protected] or call 334-7921, extension 3608.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21
BLOCK PRINT CARD MAKING IN CRAFTSBURY
Join The Art House as they make wood block holiday cards on Saturday, November 21, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Masonic Hall in Craftsbury Village. This is a great way to efficiently make creative cards for family and friends. Ceilidh Galloway-Kane will show participants how to design, carve, and print. Class includes one wood block, cards and ink. Class fee is $15. To register, e-mail [email protected] or call 586-2200.
ARTIST TALK IN CRAFTSBURY
The Art House is gearing up to design an environmental community sculpture with help from artist Angus Munro. Join them on Saturday, November 21, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Masonic Hall in Craftsbury Village for a presentation by the artist about his work and a brief history of environmental art. Then exchange ideas and help create a vision for this work! Refreshments provided. For more information, visit www.VermontArtHouse.org or call 586-2200.
ARTIST RECEPTION FOR ARTS CONNECT AT CATAMOUNT ARTS
On Saturday, November 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Catamount Arts on Eastern Avenue in St. Johnsbury, there will be an artist reception for Arts Connect at Catamount Arts, our 2015 juried show featuring 75 exhibiting artists from across New England, including Glover artists Betsy Day and Liz Nelson. Refreshments provided by Kingdom Taproom and live music by Westmore musician Ben Kinsley. Reception free and open to the public. All are welcome to attend.
WINTER FARMERS’ MARKET IN HARDWICK
A Winter Farmers’ Market will be held at the Hardwick Elementary School from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 21. There will be live music, meats, farm products, gifts, herbs, and baked goods made by elementary school students to support their kitchen classroom and sustainability project.
HUNTERS’ BREAKFAST IN GREENSBORO BEND
There will be a Hunters’ Breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, November 21 and 22, at St. Michael’s Church Hall in Greensboro Bend from 5 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
CHOROMONDO CONCERT IN EAST CRAFTSBURY
Choromondo will perform a benefit concert for Child Haven International on Saturday, November 21, at 4 p.m. at the East Craftsbury Presbyterian Church. Suggested donation is $15 at the door ($5 students). For more information, call 533-2379 or visit Choromondo on Facebook.
ANNUAL HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR IN GREENSBORO
The UCC Church in Greensboro will hold its annual Holiday Craft Fair on Saturday, November 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Local artist showing their work, candles, jewelry, knitted goods, paintings, food items, Christmas wreaths, and other specialties. A lunch of holiday baked goods will be available (to benefit kids’ camp scholarships) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Contact the church office at 533-2223 or [email protected] for more information.
SHEFFIELD CHRISTMAS CRAFT BAZAAR
The eleventh annual Sheffield Christmas Craft Bazaar at the Sheffield Town Hall will be held Saturday, November 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with crafts, baked goods, door prizes, silent auction, coffee, doughnuts, soup/sandwich lunch, and more. Call 626-9416 for more information.
BORDER BOARD GAMES IN DERBY LINE
Come and play a whole new variety of board games on Saturday, November 21, at 5 p.m. at the Derby Line Village Hall in Derby Line. We play games like the Settlers of Catan and Ticket to Ride. We gladly teach newcomers all our games. We are a friendly group of geeks who love sci-fi, fantasy, comics, anime, and games! For more information, find us on Facebook under borderboardgames or contact 873-3028 or [email protected].
INTERNATIONAL GAMES DAY AT GOODRICH LIBRARY
November 21 is International Games Day at your local library and the Goodrich Memorial Library in Newport and Border Board Games have teamed up to provide you with a day of gaming from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Stop by the library and try some classic board games, try some new board games, play some Minecraft, or play any kind of game you bring along to play. All ages are welcome! For more information, contact the library at 334-7902.
HOLIDAY BAZAAR IN ORLEANS
A Holiday Bazaar will be held at the Orleans Federated Church on School Street in Orleans on Saturday, November 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Soup, roll, and dessert lunch served at 11 a.m. for $6 per person. Handcrafted special holiday ornaments, food sale, fudge, crafts, collectible tables, gift items, hand knit and quilted items, animal table with homemade treats, Chinese auction, and rag quilt raffle.
ANNUAL HOLIDAYS BAZAAR IN NEWPORT
The Annual Holidays Bazaar, sponsored by the Friendship Circle of the United Church of Newport, will be held at the Fellowship Hall on Third Street in Newport on Saturday, November 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Luncheon served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Attic treasures, holiday décor, handmade gifts, candy, baked goods and foods, jewelry, books and plants. New menu luncheon with corn chowder and hamburger vegetable soups, sandwiches, Jell-O salads, squares, coffee and tea. New UNC cookbook available!
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA VENDOR EVENT IN NORTH TROY
The second annual Breakfast with Santa vendor event at the American Legion in North Troy will be held Saturday, November 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be food, vendors and crafters.
PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR THANKSGIVING DAY 5K TURKEY TROT IN BARTON
Barton’s Thanksgiving Day 5K Turkey Trot will once again be held on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26. Amazing door prizes including frozen turkeys, maple syrup, Christmas trees and wreaths, several gift certificates to local restaurants, and books by local authors. All proceeds go to Fletcher Allen Health Care / 98 Mile Foundation to assist cystic fibrosis patients. Doors open at 8 a.m. with the run starting promptly at 9 a.m., followed by the walkers. The pre-registration deadline with paid fee of $12 is November 21. All registration after that date will be $15. Call 525-3689 to pre-register and for more information.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22
CHRISTMAS CONCERT IN HOLLAND
September Rain will help celebrate the season with a Christmas Concert at Holland Community Church on Valley Road in Holland on Sunday, November 22, at 6 p.m. Fun and fellowship. Refreshments will be served after the concert.
BREAD AND PUPPET SHOW AT STERLING COLLEGE
Bread and Puppet Theater presents Underneath the Above Show No. 1 on Sunday, November 22, at 2 p.m. at Simpson Auditorium at Sterling College, North Craftsbury Road, Craftsbury Common.
FARMS AND GARDEN BOOK DISCUSSION SERIES
Join the Dailey Memorial Library in Derby for a discussion on Farms and Gardens, led by Vermont Humanities Council Scholar Rachael Cohen, on Sunday, November 22, at 1:30 p.m. featuring Robert Frost: Poetry and Prose. Free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 766-5063 or [email protected].
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23
GREENSBORO DISASTER PREPARATION MEETING
The Town of Greensboro is drafting an update to the town’s Hazard Mitigation Plan, with the help of Northeast Vermont Development Association (NVDA), and is asking for the public’s input. There will be a first public meeting on Monday, November 23, at 6 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall. If you can’t join but have memories or pictures of past disasters you’d like to share, or questions about the meeting, please call Peg Elmer Hough at 522-3844 or [email protected].
PLASTIC WELDING DEMONSTRATION IN LYNDON CENTER
Did you know you can weld plastic? Repair your car, mend a kayak, and fix that toy! Try your hand at this unique skill at the Foundry Workshop in Lyndonville on Monday, November 23, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Free and light refreshments will be served. The Foundry is located at 79 King Drive in Lyndon Center. For more information, call Jim at 424-0019.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24
FREE “SOUPER” LUNCH IN NEWPORT
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on Second Street in Newport will hold its monthly free Souper Lunch on Tuesday, November 24, from noon to 1 p.m. Meal includes hearty soup, bread, and fruit dessert. Souper Lunch is always held the last Tuesday of every month, and it’s free and everyone is welcome. Next Souper Lunch will be held December 29.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25
NO EVENTS SUBMITTED.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26
NO EVENTS SUBMITTED.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27
NO EVENTS SUBMITTED.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28
CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARTY IN BARTON
The Children’s Christmas Party will be held Saturday, November 28, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Barton Memorial Building. There will be refreshments and handouts, a Children’s Holiday Show featuring Mark Shelton, and of course, a visit from Santa! Free of charge. Volunteers are needed to for this event. For more information or to volunteer, call Patsy Thompkins at 525-6565.
CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR IN IRASBURG
The annual Christmas Craft Fair at the Irasburg Town Hall will be held on Saturday, November 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Seventeen vendors and a huge variety of gift items available. Food available for lunch. For more information, call 754-2281.
LAKE REGION CLASS OF ’95 REUNION
The Lake Region Union High School class of 1995 will hold a reunion on November 28 at the Orleans Municipal Building. Social time at 6:30 p.m., dance at 8 p.m. to live music by ETA. Cost is $10 per person at the door. BYOB. Open to all LRUHS alumni and staff. For more information, call Gina (Bickford) Lyon at 802-673-9309.
NORTHEAST KINGDOM CRAFT FAIR AT LSC
The Northeast Kingdom Craft Fair will be held on November 28 at Lyndon State College’s Rita Bole Gym from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and will feature over 50 crafters and artisans selling their wares including pottery, wood and metal works, specialty foods, quilts, home décor, knitted items, maple products, jewelry, VT wreaths, basket weaving, photos, and more. Stop by the authors’ table where you can purchase books by local authors, then relax with a snack in the Rotunda Café. For more information, or to be a vendor, contact Sue at 274-8935.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29
BENEFIT BINGO IN ORLEANS
A Benefit Bingo will be held at St. Theresa’s Parish Hall in Orleans with doors opening at 11:30 a.m. and bingo starting at 1 p.m. Lots of great prizes, a 50-50 raffle, and door prize raffles. Bring bingo chips and daubers if you have them. Kitchen will be open. Proceeds benefit local resident Laurie Stevens who is battling cancer. For more information, call Kim at 754-6826 or Carlotta at 754-6904 after 5 p.m.
GLOVER MEMORY TREE
The Glover Community Church will display a memory tree again this year in front of the church to benefit the steeple fund. A donation of $5 represents one bulb on the tree in memory of, or in honor of, a loved one. Donations and names should be sent to Paulette Rogers, 518 Perron Hill, Glover, VT 05839. The tree will be lit on December 6 at 10:30 a.m. in front of the church. For more information, call 525-3050.
2-ON-2 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT IN BROWNINGTON
There will be a 2-on-2 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, December 12, at the Brownington Central School, sponsored by the Brownington Parents Club. Seeking teams to benefit the eighth-grade end-of-year field trip. The only requirement is that on the day of the tournament, one player on each team must be 15 years old or younger and the other must be 16 years old or older. There will be three divisions: Male, Female, and Co-ed Teams. Registration fee is $15 per team. For more information, contact David Martinez at 754-9896 or e-mail [email protected]. Registration deadline is December 4th. Registration forms available online at www.brownington.ocsu.org.
SNOWMOBILE SAFETY CLASSES
There will be a free Snowmobile Safety Class for those born after July 1, 1983 at the Lyndon Town School cafeteria on December 12 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and another class on December 19 at the Glover Community School from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call 754-9385 to register. Lunch is provided at each class. Anyone born after July 1, 1983 must complete a snowmobile safety class in order to operate a snowmobile on public trails.
AARP TAX-AIDE PROGRAM SEEKS NEW VOLUNTEERS
Would you like to help your neighbors with their federal and state income tax returns? All it takes is a commitment and a little training. Each year from early February through mid April, AARP Tax-Aide volunteers prepare federal and state tax returns for low to middle income taxpayers through the AARP foundation. Volunteers of all backgrounds are welcome, and you don’t need to be an AARP member or retiree. No prior experience in tax preparation is necessary and volunteers of all ages are welcome. An information and training session is scheduled for December 16 and 18 at North Country Career Center in Newport, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. To register or for more information, please e-mail Armand Lemieux at [email protected] or call 334-5443. For more information on how to join the AARP Tax-Aide Program, visit www.aarp.org/money/taxaide/.
JAY FOCUS GROUP COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP
The Jay Focus Group, a 501 (c) 3 Non Profit, announces the 2016 Jay Focus Group Community Service Scholarship open to an Orleans County high school senior to assist with continued educational costs. One $500 scholarship will be offered per calendar year and requires previous community service involvement. Applicants must attach one reference regarding community involvement/service (not a family member) along with application, and confirmation of acceptance to a continued education school. Application deadline May 1, 2016. Winner Announced: May 15, 2016. Application available online at www.jayvt.com or at Jay Town Hall during regular business hours. E-mail jayfocusgp@gmail or call Kathy 988-1115 for more information.
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ADULT IMMUNIZATION CLINIC IN NEWPORT
Third 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.
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.
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.
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.
ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION OF VERMONT
Caregivers support group every fourth Tuesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at North Country Hospital, 2nd floor waiting room (Room 221). For those dealing with family members or friends diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other related dementia. Informal gathering. All welcome. For further information, call (800) 272-3900 or e-mail [email protected].
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.
BARTON SENIOR CENTER
Located downstairs at the Barton Memorial Building. Square dancing each Tuesday from 1 to 3 p.m.; Breakfast Club meets each Tuesday and Thursday at 9 a.m.; Exercise Classes/Tai Chi 9 a.m.; and Growing Stronger class at 10 a.m. 525-4400, [email protected]
BODIES IN MOTION
A unique combo of aerobic routines, exercise sequences and some weight lifting set to upbeat, contemporary music with dancer/instructor-turned-trainer Mo Profera. Group meets at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Community Church on Routes 5/105 in Derby. The weekly program is one of a series of alternative fitness programs occasionally sponsored by the Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging. The classes are free, but donations are gratefully accepted. For more information, contact Jenny Patoine, the NEK Council’s fitness coordinator, at (802) 748-5182.
BONE BUILDERS BALANCING & STRENGTHENING CLASS
An RSVP Bone Builders Balancing and Strengthening Class meets weekly on Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30 p.m. with the Troy and Area Lions Club weekly community mealsite following at noon. Located at the Westfield Community Center on North Hill Road. For more information, call 744-2484.
BRIDGE LEAGUES IN BARTON & NEWPORT
American Contract Bridge League, pair games, every Monday at 12:30 p.m. at the Barton Senior Center common room (located across from the Irving Gas Station), directed by Arthur Aiken, 525-4617. Also at Holbrook Bay Commons Club House in Newport every Thursday at 1 p.m., directed by Eric McCann, 988-4773. Both games are open, and a partner will be provided if you don’t have one. $3 fee per person. Rubber Bridge Game at the Gateway Center in Newport on the second Thursday of every month at 1 p.m. Must arrive as a complete table and at least one of the four must be a Community Bank customer. Bridge Learning Group meets at the Goodridge Memorial Library in Newport every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon. All welcome. No fee. For more information on Bridge games in the area, e-mail [email protected].
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.
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.
CPR & FIRST AID CLASSES OFFERED BY BARTON AMBULANCE SQUAD
Barton Ambulance Squad is still offering CPR and First Aid classes for the public. Classes are taught by certified instructors who make classes fun while giving you knowledge and skills you may need to save a life one day. Four instructors are available so a large class is possible, but not necessary. They also work one-on-one. For prices and more information call 525-3637.
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.
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 you need is an interest in aviation. Each meeting begins with a short business session where we discuss the minutes and reports from our chapter’s previous meeting, plus our past and future events. We then move on to something educational, such as aircraft maintenance, safety, members’ projects, or speakers and documentary movies from EAA Headquarters in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
FAMILY AND FRIEND FUN BIKE RIDES IN NEWPORT
Family and Friend Fun Bike Rides will be held every Thursday beginning at 5:30 p.m. starting in the parking lot of North Country Hospital in Newport. Gentle, at-your-own-pace rides, three miles round trip. Please bring a snack and drink as there is a half-way stop at John’s River before returning. Perfect for families or those who are new to biking and want to enjoy new friends and beautiful scenery. FREE but helmets are required to participate. Sponsored by North Country Hospital and The Village Bike Shop. For more information, contact Beth Barnes at [email protected] or call 334-3210, extension 351.
FIRST STEPS WOMEN’S GROUP
Meets on Fridays at 9:30 a.m., at 55 Seymour Lane, in the Community Justice living room. A warm, safe place where women can find support for facing challenges and learn some new strategies for addressing life’s complications and problems. All welcome. No qualifications or criteria.
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 and to notify of your attendance, contact group leader Angela Blais at Head Start/Early Head Start by leaving a message at 525-3362, extension 201. Dinner provided. Childcare provided upon request.
“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. Topics for 2015 include: leftovers and efficiency in using food; container gardening; wild edibles; barbecue block party; home composting; making pickles and jam; holiday treats and holiday planning; medicinal kitchen; and bulk foods and shopping healthier to save money. 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]
HIV TESTING CLINIC IN NEWPORT
Held every third Tuesday 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, anonymous, no needles, oral test, includes short talk session. Walk in or call for an appointment at 334-4386.
JAM SESSION IN LOWELL
A Jam Session will be held at the Parish Hall in Lowell every third Sunday of the month, from 1 to 4 p.m. Anyone with musical or singing talent is invited to attend. Admission by donation. For further information, call John and Sandy Vear at 635-2596.
JAY/WESTFIELD RSVP BONE BUILDER CLASSES
RSVP Bone Builders Balance & Strengthening classes are being offered twice a week through RSVP volunteers: at Jay Community Center on Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., and at Westfield Community Center on Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. These are free exercise classes to prevent or reverse osteoporosis. Weights provided. For more information, contact Teresa at (617) 413-3898 or [email protected].
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.
LINE DANCING IN WESTFIELD
Line dancing will be held at the Westfield Community Center on Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. No partner needed and no level of experience required. $5 per person. For information, call Pat Sanders at 988-4193 or Connie LaPlume at 744-2484.
NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS MEETING IN NEWPORT
Narcotics Anonymous meetings are on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m. On Tuesday the location is North Country Hospital located at 189 Proutry Drive in Newport. Enter through the main hospital doors before 7 p.m., afterwards go through the emergency room, go downstairs to the library/conference room. On Thursday the location is The Church of God at 295 Crawford Road in Derby. Enter through the main front doors of the church. For more information, call 895-4757.
NEK CAMERA CLUB
The NEK Camera Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at the Cobleigh Public Library on Main Street in Lyndonville from 6 to 8 p.m. This is an amateur photography club. For more information, call Casey at 754-2616.
NEK MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUP
The NEK Multiple Sclerosis Support Group will meet the first Wednesday of the month from 9:30 a.m. to noon, at North Country Hospital in the meeting room next to the library. For more information, call Stella at 766-0103.
NEWPORT AREA COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA REHEARSALS IN DERBY LINE
Newport Area Community Orchestra will hold regular rehearsals on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m., at the First Universalist Parish in Derby Line. If interested, visit www.newportareacommunityorchestra.org/ or call 766-3021.
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
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.
St. Johnsbury: 115 Lincoln St., St. Johnsbury, VT 05819. 748-6040. Hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
OSTEOPOROSIS EDUCATION & SUPPORT GROUP
The National Osteoporosis Foundation Better Bones of the Northeast Kingdom group meets on the first Saturday of most months, at 1 p.m., in the Community Room at the Community National Bank in Derby (accessed from Crawford Road). Free and open to the public. All welcome. Refreshments. Learn from a variety of guest speakers and medical specialists. To register or for more information, contact Mary King, RN, BSN, at 535-2011 or [email protected], or visit www.BetterBonesNEK.org.
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.
PLAY WORLD IN BARTON
Play World, sponsored by Building Bright Futures and NEKCA Barton Early Head Start Playgroup, will be held Fridays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the COFEC building in Barton. For more information, call 525-6253.
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 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 Thursdays 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 7 to 9 p.m. at Faith Lighthouse Church on Route 105 in Newport (105 Alderbrook). 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.
TAI CHI CLASS
A Tai Chi Class (Bagua meditation) will be offered on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 6 to 7 p.m. Call Marc Bourdelle at 525-1234 for locations and more information.
TAI CHI IN BARTON
Leader Brenda Lowther is teaching Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention at the Barton Senior Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9 a.m. The Arthritis Foundation Thai Chi Program, developed by Dr. Paul Lam, uses gentle Sun-style Tai Chi routines that are safe, easy to learn, and suitable for every fitness level. For more information, call 525-4400.
TAI CHI IN GLOVER
Tai Chi with instructor George Mckenzie is held Thursdays starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Glover Town Hall. Sponsored by GREC. For more information, visit www.grecreation.org.
TOPS MEETING AT BARTON LIBRARY
TOPS VT #82 Barton meets every Monday at Barton Public Library. Weigh-ins, 5 to 5:45 p.m.; meetings, 5:45 to 6:30 p.m. For further information, call 525-3685.
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].
VAN SERVICE FROM WESTMORE TO BARTON
Every first and third Tuesday of each month there will be van service from Westmore to Barton. 10:30 a.m. pickup at the old Town Clerk’s office; 1:30 p.m. return trip to Westmore. Free to residents age 60 or older. For more information, call Mary at 525-4128 or the Area Agency on Aging at 334-2190.
VAN SERVICE TO SENIOR MEALS IN BARTON
Every Thursday there is van service to senior meals in Barton. The pickup schedule is as follows: 11:25 a.m., Mountain View Apartments; 11:30 a.m., Congress Court; 11:35 a.m., Monitor Manor; 11:40 a.m., Hillcrest; 11:45 a.m., Memorial Building; 11:50 a.m., Park Street trailer park. For more information, call Brenda Sargent at 525-4400.
WALKING TRAIL AT THE NORTH COUNTRY CAREER CENTER FALL SESSION
The Fall Session walking trails will be Monday through Thursday evenings, from 5:30-8:30 p.m., and will run through November. The North Country Career Center Adult Education invites walkers to come and walk on two trails through the Career Center. The long loop includes stairs on either end of the building. Eight laps equals one mile. The shorter loop is on the second floor and can be accessed by elevator. No stairs on the shorter loop. Ten laps equals one mile. Maps of these two trails are available at the Center. New walkers please come with dry walking shoes and a photo I.D. for a one-time registration process. Call 334-5469, ext. 3305, if you have questions.
“WEDNESDAY POETS” WEEKLY WRITING WORKSHOP
“Wednesday Poets,” a weekly writing workshop for beginners and veteran writers, will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Barton Public Library. Refreshments provided. For more information, call Adrien Helm at 525-3740.
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ALBANY TOWN LIBRARY
Located on Route 14 in the back of Albany Town Hall on Main Street. Hours: Tuesday, noon–4:30 p.m. and 6–8 p.m.; Thursday, noon–4:30 p.m. For more information, call 755-6107.
BARTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
100 Church Street, Barton. Open Mondays from 1-7 p.m., Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-7 p.m., Fridays from 1-7 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. “Wednesday Poets,” a weekly writing workshop for beginner and veteran writers, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. with refreshments. For further information, please call the library at 525-6524.
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. For further information, call the library at 626-5475.
CRAFTSBURY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Church Lane, Craftsbury Common. 586-9683. [email protected]. www.craftsburypubliclibrary.org. Hours: Tuesday, 10 a.m.–8 p.m.; Wednesday, 9 a.m.–noon; Thursday, 2–6 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.–8 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m.–noon; and Sunday, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Friday Story Time: 10 a.m., up to age 6. Friday Lego Club for children 5 to 12 years old, 3–4:30 p.m. Story Hour: for children birth to 5 years and families on Tuesdays at 10 a.m.
DAILEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY
101 Junior High Drive, Derby Center. Hours: Tuesday and Friday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Preschool Story Time: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Family Movie Night: Third Friday of the month at 6 p.m. Board of Trustees Meeting: Last Wednesday of the month at 6 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. 525-6524 or 525-4365. www.gloverlibrary.org. Hours: Monday through Thursday, 1–6 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.–noon. Story Hour: Fridays at 10 a.m. Cook & A Book Discussion: Call for book and date. Children’s literature discussion group for adults: Call to sign up. Arm Chair Chats meets the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. For more information, call library coordinator Toni Eubanks at 525-4365.
GOODRICH MEMORIAL LIBRARY
202 Main Street, Newport. 334-7902. www.goodrichlibrary.org. Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Board of Trustees meetings: Meetings quarterly; call for dates. Book discussion groups: Third Thursday of the month at 1 p.m. Preschool story hour: Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Chess Club: First and third Wednesdays of each month at 3:30 p.m.
GREENSBORO FREE LIBRARY
53 Wilson Street, Greensboro. 533-2531. www.greensborofreelibrary.org Librarian Mary Metcalf. Hours: Sunday, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.; Tuesday, 10 a.m.–7 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Closed Monday and Wednesday. Story Hours: Homeschool Story Time for ages 6-12 on Tuesdays from 10–11:30 a.m.; and Story Time for ages 0-6, Thursdays 10–11 a.m. Book Discussion and Young People’s Programs: please call or find us on the web for info. “To Joe” is a selection of paintings from The Fall Series by Carole Rosalind Drury in the art gallery.
HASKELL FREE LIBRARY
93 Caswell Avenue, Derby Line. 873-3022, extension 201. www.haskellopera.com. Find them on Facebook. Librarian Nancy Rumery. Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; Thursday 9 a.m.–6 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Toddler Time: Thursdays & Fridays at 9:45 a.m. Book Club: second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Board of Trustees meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Purl Jam: A group for knitters meets at 6:30 p.m. the 4th Tuesday of the month.
HITCHCOCK MEMORIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM
Route 100, Westfield. 744-8258. Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 1– 5 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m.–noon. Stop by and check out the new CLiF children’s book collection!
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. Story Time now on Tuesdays from 10–11 a.m. for children birth through age six.
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.– 8 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Closed Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Handicapped accessible. Story Time: Mondays at 10:30 a.m. Board Meetings: 3:30 p.m. on the second Monday of every month. Computer tutorials: available by appointment.
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. Open Monday 5 to 8 p.m., closed Tuesday, open Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m., and Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Find us on Facebook under www.facebook.com/William-H-Lucy-F-Rand-Memorial-Library.
- 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.
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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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 in the world. 753 Heights Rd. (Route 122), Glover (off Route 16 and I-91 S, exits 24/25). For more information, please visit www.breadandpuppet.org.
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.
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.
CHARLESTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM
For information, call 723-4833. Located on Museum Drive in West Charleston.
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.
FAIRBANKS MUSEUM GALLERY
1302 Main Street, St. Johnsbury. 748-2372. www.fairbanksmuseum.org. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sunday, 1–5 p.m.; and Monday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
GLOVER HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM
Bean Hill Road in Glover, second floor in Municipal Building. www.gloverhistoricalsociety.org. Open by appointment only: Call Joan at 525-6212 or Randy or Betsy at 525-4051.
Old Firehouse, 59 Mill Street, downtown Hardwick. 472-6857. 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. 533-2457. www.greensborohistoricalsociety.org. Call for hours. 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.
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: Open Tuesday through Saturday, 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. 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 Newport’s forever changing history and landmarks. Fall exhibits featuring the before and after of the demolition on Main Street in Newport.
MORGAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
The Morgan Historical Society welcomes visitors this summer on Mondays from 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesdays from 1 to 3 p.m., or by appointment. There are displays of uniforms, farm equipment, pictures, maps, and family treasures. The Church Mouse is the MHS gift shop including many handmade items sold on a consignment basis. Contact Beverly May at 723-5907. The MHS headquarters is in the former Morgan Center Church located on the corner of Route 111 and Toad Pond Road.
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. Open Monday through Saturday, 10:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
OLD STONE HOUSE MUSEUM (ORLEANS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
109 Old Stone House Road, Brownington. 754-2022. [email protected]. www.oldstonehousemuseum.org. Museum is closed for the winter, but the Alexander Twilight Visitors’ Center and gift shop are open year-round, Wednesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Monday and Tuesday.
PARKER PIE GALLERY
Parker Pie Co., West Glover Village. 525-3366. www.parkerpie.com. Gerry Trevits: New paintings of the Northeast Kingdom, on display until December 7.
Parson’s Corner Restaurant in Barton exhibits artwork by local artists. Changes monthly. Open every day until 2:30 except Tuesdays.
ROWE DESIGNS CUSTOM PICTURE FRAMING & GALLERY
287 East Main Street, Newport. Open Tuesday through Thursday, 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.–5 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m.–noon. Featuring wood carvings by Al Diem, scenic and nature photography by Robert Lyons and Gustav Verderber, Bella Doni Pottery, Edgewater Jewelry, original art by John Rowe, Elry Maze, Deb Cowan, Pat Lipinsky.
- 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.
THE 99 GALLERY AND CENTER
The 99 Gallery and Center on School Street behind 316 Main Street in downtown Newport. Work by Seattle surrealist Donald Peel and Northeast Kingdom artists, free classes, movies and community events. Open most afternoons till 5 p.m. 323-7759
THE ART HOUSE GALLERY
67 South Craftsbury Road, Craftsbury. Open Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 9 a.m. to noon. 586-2200. www.vermontarthouse.org.
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: “Dust” on display now. Admission by donation. Self-service museum, open every day from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
THE VIEUX FORGERON ART GALLERY
240a Dufferin St., Stanstead, Quebec. All are welcome! Hours: Thurs.–Sun. 11 a.m.–6 p.m. www.levieuxforgeron.com
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.
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.
YE OLD BLACKSMITH ART GALLERY
240 A Dufferin, Stanstead, Quebec. (819) 876-2282. Open Thursday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. In the heart of Rock Island in the historical Ye Olde Blacksmith overlooking the Tomifobia River. This historical blacksmith shop is now a cozy gallery featuring a variety of works from numerous local artists.