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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18

 

HEALTHCARE FORUM IN HARDWICK

Healthcare in the Kingdom, a community forum, will be held on Wednesday, October 18, at 7 p.m. at the Hazen Union High School in Hardwick. For more information, call Robin Cappuccino at 533-2296 or e-mail [email protected].

 

OSHER LECTURE IN NEWPORT

The Osher Lifelong Learning Lecture Series continues the fall 2017 season on Wednesday, October 18, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Emory Hebard State Office Building in Newport, second floor conference room. Free parking and handicapped accessible. This week’s speaker is Kurt Valenta on “The Black Bear: Nature’s Voracious Eater.” Cost is $5 per lecture. Snacks, tea, coffee, and conversation follows each lecture. For more information, visit www.learn.uvm.edu/osher or call Suzi at 673-9499 or e-mail [email protected].

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19

 

NCH AUXILIARY ANNUAL MEETING

The North Country Hospital Auxiliary meets for its annual meeting and luncheon on Thursday, October 19, at noon at Vermont Pie and Pasta Company in Derby. Guest speaker is Lyne Limoges, Executive Director of the Orleans Essex VNA and Hospice. Call in reservations and entreé choice to Merrilyn Barry at 334-3286.

 

CHICKEN PIE SUPPER IN SHEFFIELD

There will be a chicken pie supper on Thursday, October 19, at the Sheffield Town Hall with servings at 4:30, 5:30, and 6:30 p.m. Please call Sally Simons at 626-9001 for reservations between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. Cost is $12 for adults, $6 for children ages five to 12, and free for preschool children. Proceeds benefit the Sheffield Ladies Aid.

 

IRASBURG CHURCH SENIOR MEAL

The Irasburg Church Senior Meal for October will be on Thursday, October 19, at noon. Meal will be pork tenderloin dinner with mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable, dessert, coffee and punch. All are invited.

 

THE ARE OF SONGWRITING

        Join Kyle Chadburn at 6:30 p.m. at the Jones Memorial Library in Orleans as he discusses how every song ever written falls into one of three categories. The program is free. Light refreshments will be served.

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20

 

JAM SESSION IN CHARLESTON

The Charleston School Music Program will hold a Jam Session on Friday, October 20, from 6 to 9 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.) at the Charleston Elementary School. Suggested donation is $3. Snacks available. All welcome: Musicians, singers, community.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21

 

BENEFIT YARD SALE IN NEWPORT CENTER

Felines & Friends Foundation will hold another benefit yard sale at the big garage on Lake Road in Newport Center on Saturday, October 21. Lots of great new items for a great cause. Final sale of the season will be the following weekend, Saturday, October 27, with everything $1.

 

JOURNEY TO A NEW START

Journey To Recovery Community Center is holding a day to give back to the community on Saturday, October 21, from noon to 4 p.m. at the JTRCC on Third Street in Newport. There will be hair cuts for a donation, a clothing sale (fill a bag for $3), listings for job openings in the area, and help filling out applications and resumés. Food and music provided. Kids welcome! There will be face painting, a bake sale, and a possible fall themed photo shoot.

 

CHICKEN PIE SUPPER IN IRASBURG

There will be a Chicken Pie Supper at the Irasburg United Church on Saturday, October 21, with seatings at 5 and 6 p.m. Cost is $12 for adults, $5 for kids under 12. For reservations, call Odessa at 754-8754 or 754-8448.

 

FARM TO TABLE HARVEST DINNER NIGHT

        A fall harvest farm to table meal with creamy white wine chicken stew, marbled sweet and white potato mash, sausage, apple and cranberry dressing, vegetable medley, beverages and desserts will be served on Saturday, October 21, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at St. Edward’s Parish on Elm Street in Derby Line. There will also be music. Cost is $13 for adults, $9 for children six to 12, free for children five and under, and family price is $35. Fundraiser sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.

 

TEXAS HOLD ’EM TOURNAMENT IN WESTFIELD

There will be a Texas Hold ’Em Tournament at the Westfield Community Center benefitting the Jay Focus Group on Saturday, October 21, with doors opening at 9 a.m. and tournament starting at 10 a.m. Buy-in is $35 with an optional high hand $5. Lunch available. Sponsored by the Troy and Area Lions Club. For more information, call Connie or Yvan LaPlume at 744-9927.

 

CELTIC MUSIC AT THE MUSIC BOX

The Zeichner Trio will perform Celtic music on Saturday, October 21, at 7:30 p.m. at The Music Box in Craftsbury. For more information, visit themusicboxvt.org or call 586-7533.

 

FALL-IOHA 12 HOUR TABLETOP GAME DAY

Green Mountain Gamers and Border Board Games present Fall-Ioha, a 12-hour tabletop game day on Saturday, October 21, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Derby Line Village Hall. No admission cost but donations are appreciated. Spend the day playing tabletop games, board games, card games, role-playing games, minis, Magic the Gathering, and more. Feel free to bring your favorite games or just show up to play. Stay the whole day or just a short while. Part of the proceeds benefit the Village of Derby Line. For more information, visit Border Board Games on Facebook or call 873-3028 or e-mail [email protected].

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22

 

HUNGER BOWL IN LYNDON

New England Flag Football Association presents the Fifth Annual Hunger Bowl to benefit the NEKCA Food Shelf on Sunday, October 22, starting at 9 a.m. at the Lyndon Town Fields. Teams must check in before 8:30 a.m. Cost is $100 per team. Games will be played eight-on-eight and teams are responsible for their own flag sets. Each player must bring four canned goods to donate. There will also be a 50/50 raffle and food for sale. Food and monetary donations accepted. Contact Vaughn Cloney at 323-9618 for more information and to register.

 

BAHA’I FAITH LIGHT OF UNITY FESTIVAL IN DERBY LINE

The Baha’is of the Northeast Kingdom invite the public to the bicentennial birthday celebration of Baha’u’llah, the Prophet Founder of the Baha’i Faith, on Sunday, October 22, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Derby Line Village Hall. The jazz trio Y & I will provide music and there will be a film on the life of Baha’u’llah followed by an ice cream social. All are welcome.

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 23

 

 

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24

 

GOVERNOR’S ARTS AWARDS AT HIGHLAND CENTER

On Tuesday, October 24, at 7 p.m., the Vermont Arts Council, in association with the Governor’s office, will recognize outstanding individuals and organizational contributions to the arts during the 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards, held at the Highland Center for the Arts in Greensboro. All tickets are $25. Call 533-2000 or visit www.highlandartsvt.org or www.vermontartscouncil.org for tickets and information.

 

IMMUNIZATION CLINIC IN NEWPORT

There will be an immunization clinic at the Vermont Department of Health, 100 Main Street, Suite 220, in Newport on Tuesday, October 24. If you meet one of the following criteria, you may qualify for vaccinations at no charge: No primary care provider; No health insurance or insurance doesn’t cover vaccines; Primary care provider doesn’t offer vaccines. Call 334-4386 for more information.

 

FREE CDL CLASS IN NEWPORT

There will be a free CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) class at the Newport Community Learning Center on Main Street on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, October 24, 25, and 26, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. These classes are being held to prepare people for the CDL learner’s permit. The class includes those who would like to drive bus as well. All background and other necessary information to pass the learner’s permit is provided. For information and to register, call 334-2839.

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25

 

CRIME VICTIMS: SPEAK AND BE HEARD

Crime victims will have a chance to speak about their experience with the justice system on Wednesday, October 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Newport. Local stakeholders and service providers will be on hand to listen and provide support in room 250 of the Emory Hebard State Office Building on Main Street in Newport. Victims of any kind of crime are welcome to speak, including retail theft, home burglary, assault, embezzlement, family violence ,and other types of crime large or small. For more information, call Cara Cookson at 241-1250, extension 112, or Barbara Morrow at 487-9327.

 

OSHER LECTURE IN NEWPORT

The Osher Lifelong Learning Lecture Series continues the fall 2017 season on Wednesday, October 25, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Emory Hebard State Office Building in Newport, second floor conference room. Free parking and handicapped accessible. This week’s speaker is Mary Kirchholff on “Painting a Nation: American Art of Shelburne Museum.” Cost is $5 per lecture. Snacks, tea, coffee, and conversation follows each lecture. For more information, visit www.learn.uvm.edu/osher or call Suzi at 673-9499 or e-mail [email protected].

 

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26

 

 

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27

 

HAUNTED FOREST FUNDRAISER AT LAKE REGION

There will be a Haunted Forest Fundraiser at Lake Region Union High School on Friday, October 27, from 4 to 6 p.m. (less scary) for kids under 12, and from 7 to 9 p.m. (more scary) for kids and adults 12 and up. Admission is $3 for kids under 12, $5 for 12 and up, or a group of five of $20. For more information, call Sarah Elliott at 754-2500, extension 228, or e-mail [email protected].

 

A PALE HORSE RIDES LIVE BIBLE SEMINAR IN NEWPORT

A Pale Horse Rides, a live Bible seminar featuring footage filmed on location, will be held at the Newport Seventh-Day Adventist Church at 37 Concord Avenue (off East Main Street) in Newport. Register to attend on-site during this free event by calling 334-3096 or visit www.palehorserides.com/newport. Held Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 27, 28, and 29, at 7 p.m. each night.

 

BENEFIT YARD SALE IN NEWPORT CENTER

Felines & Friends Foundation will hold its last benefit yard sale of the season at the big garage on Lake Road in Newport Center on Saturday, October 27 starting at 7 a.m. Everything $1.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28

 

OPEN HOUSE AT GLOVER TOWN GARAGE & RECYCLING CENTER

There will be an Open House at the new Glover town garage and recycling center located on Route 15, Dry Pond Road, in Glover on Saturday, October 28, from 9 a.m. to noon. There will be raffle prizes drawn from the October list of people who recycle and sign the recycle book.

 

FLU CLINIC IN COVENTRY

There will be a Flu Clinic on Saturday, October 28, at the Coventry Town Clerk’s Office from 9 to 11 a.m. No cost to adults who provide their Medicare card. Vaccine is available for adults 18 and older only. $30 charge for flu shot with receipt provided for insurance reimbursement. For more information, call 334-5213.

 

VAMPIRE RUN & SWIM IN NEWPORT

Kingdom Games presents the Vampire Run, a 10K, 5K, and 1 mile costume run and walk, and the Vampire Swim, a 25 to 100 meter costume swim in Lake Memphremagog, will be held Saturday, October 28. For more information, visit www.kingdomgames.co.

 

CRAFT SHOW AT PAUL’S DANCE HALL IN DERBY

Paul’s Dance Hall in Derby will hold its annual Craft Show on Saturday, October 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with over 40 tables of great crafters. Free admission. Door prizes. For more information, call 766-5077.

 

TRUNK OR TREAT IN BARTON

The Barton Parents’ Club invites the public to its Trunk or Treat event on Saturday, October 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Barton Academy and Graded School. Costumes encouraged! Free family event. Cake walk and other games. Family friendly movie starting at 6:30 p.m. Halloween treats available for purchase at the concession stand. Free popcorn! For more information or to donate candy or to decorate a trunk, call Meghann at 525-3073.

 

HALLOWEEN MASK MAKING WORKSHOP IN NEWPORT

MAC Center for the Arts on Main Street in Newport will hold a Halloween Mask Making Workshop on Saturday, October 28, from 10 to 11 a.m. Limited to 15 participants. Pre-registration recommended ($2 fee to cover supplies). For more information or to register, call 334-1966 or visit www.maccenterforthearts.com.

 

MONSTER BASH & HALLOWEEN PARTY IN NEWPORT

Newport Parks and Recreation presents the annual Monster Bash on Saturday, October 28, from 12:30 to 3 p.m. in Newport at Gardner Park, on the bike path, and on Main Street. There will be a costume parade and competition, trick-or-treating, wagon rides, a haunted forest, parent-child contests, children’s games, prizes and more. Great for all ages but geared towards children ages three to ten. Donations at the door help support the event. For more information, visit www.newportrecreation.org.

 

POTTERY WORKSHOP

        Children age 5+ are welcome to join the Greensboro Free Library on Saturday, October 28, at 10 a.m. for pottery hour in the Makerspace. Emma Podolin will show simple techniques for hand building with clay. Please pre-register so the right amount of materials are available, [email protected] or call the library at 533-2531. Free and open to all!

 

DAILEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY OPEN HOUSE

        The Dailey Memorial Library will celebrate its grand re-opening and open house on Saturday, October 28 from 10 a.m.-noon. at 101 Junior High Drive in Derby. All are invited to attend. There will be Lego robot demonstrations, tours, a silent auction, door prize & refreshments.

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29

 

DANCES OF UNIVERSAL PEACE

        Come join the sacred dances in the Derby Line Village Hall at 2 p.m. No experience is necessary, no partner is needed. For more information, call Heather at 895-4341.

 

GLOVER CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT

A Cornhole Tournament will be held to benefit the Glover Community School’s 8th grade trip on Sunday, October 29, in the Glover school gym. Registration is at 12:30 p.m. with tournament starting at 1 p.m. $20 per team of two. Food and music! Enthusiastic spectators encouraged!

 

FREE VSO HALLOWEEN CONCERT AT HASKELL

The Haskell Opera House in Derby Line will host a free Vermont Symphony Orchestra Halloween Concert on Sunday, October 29, at 2 p.m. For more information, call 873-3022 or visit www.haskellopera.com.

 

THE GREAT CHRONICLE JACK-O-LANTERN CONTEST

The great Chronicle Jack-O-Lantern Contest will be held Sunday, October 29, at the Barton Memorial Building (downstairs) starting at 7 p.m. Come in costume with your carved pumpkin (no stencil patterns!). Refreshments served. Prizes for multiple categories. Fun for all ages. For more information, call 525-3531 or see the ad in this week’s paper. Don’t forget to bring a candle!

 

REGISTRATION REQUESTED

 

COLLEGE PREP MENTORING/TUTORING AVAILABLE

Accepting limited number of families for college prep mentoring/tutoring. No income eligibility, but committed partnership required. Individual mentoring and opportunities for community resources/monthly gatherings with timely topics such as scheduling, study habits, sports, arts, clubs, developing character and responsibilities, and more. For more information, please e-mail [email protected].

 

VENDOR SPACE AT IRASBURG HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR

        There are still a couple of vender spaces open for the Annual Holiday Craft Fair at the Irasburg Town Hall on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Crafters with interesting gift items who would like to be particpate, call Michelle Wilson at 754-2281 for more information.

ONGOING EVENTS

 

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ADULT LEARNING CENTER FREE SERVICES

Northeast Kingdom Learning Services Community Education Center on 1 Main Street in Newport offers GED preparation and GED testing, High School Completion Plans for teens (16 years and older) and adults, preparation for standardized tests such as the AccuPlacer for CCV or the ParaPro for public school teaching; basic computer skills instruction; academic skills assessment in reading, writing and math; and instructions in most academic disciplines. All adult education services are free of charge to the student. The tutorial program offers tutoring services at an hourly rate for grades K-12. The adult learning center is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; tutorial services K-12 are scheduled by appointment. For more information, call 334-2839.

 

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

AA meetings are held in Newport, St. Johnsbury, and most towns in the Northeast Kingdom. For detailed information call AA at 334-1213 or toll free at (877) 334-1213, or visit www.aavt.org and click on “District 3.” Also visit www.aavt.org and click on “District 3” for a comprehensive schedule.

 

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 CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP

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].

  1. 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 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]

 

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.

 

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

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 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.

 

CCV JOB HUNT HELPER TO OFFER CAREER SERVICES

Community College of Vermont (CCV) Job Hunt Helper is available at the Goodrich Memorial Library in Newport for six hours a week to offer career services to library patrons and job seekers. Find employment opportunities in the area, write a resumé and cover letter, apply for jobs online, assess skills and interests, use the Internet to explore career opportunities, and learn about education and training programs. Available on Tuesdays from 2 to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 12 to 3 p.m. For more information, call 334-7902.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

DANCE AT BEEBE TOWN HALL

Come dance with us 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 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.

 

FIRST STEPS WOMEN’S GROUP

Meets on Fridays at 9:30 a.m., at 55 Seymour Lane, Newport, 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.

 

“GROWING STRONGER” STRENGTH CLASSES FOR 40+

Sponsored by the NEK Council on Aging. Meets at the Church of God on Crawford Road in Derby on Mondays & Thursdays from 2 to 3 p.m. Call Jenny at 748-5182 for more info or visit www.nekcouncil.org.

 

“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.

 

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 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 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.

 

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.

 

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 in the surgery waiting room on the main floor of the hospital. 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.

 

NEWPORT AREA COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA

The Newport Area Community Orchestra has openings for violin, viola, cello, string bass, clarinet, oboe, French horn, and trombone. We are a growing and well-established community orchestra located in the NEK of Vermont. The orchestra plays two concerts each year, one in the fall and one in the spring. For more information, please contact us at 766-3021 or www.newportareacommunityorchestra.org. Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the First Universalist Parish in Derby Line.

 

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.

  1. 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.

 

RSVP BONE BUILDING & STRENGTHENING CLASSES

Offered twice a week: at the Jay Community Center on Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and at the Westfield Community Center on Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. A free exercise class to prevent or reverse osteoporosis. Classes consist of a variety of exercises to improve balance and increase strength. Participants start out using very light weights which are gradually increased as strength develops. Weights provided. For more information, contact Maureen Mcguire at 334-7746 or [email protected].

 

SENIOR DINING AT DERBY ELKS CLUB

Derby Senior Meals are held at noon every second Thursday at the Elks Lodge #2155 on the Newport-Derby Road in Derby. By donation. For more information, call the Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging’s nutrition coordinators Jenny Patoine or Lallie Mambourg at 748-5182. NOTE: NO SENIOR MEAL FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER.

 

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.

 

SQUARE DANCING IN BARTON

Square dancing will be held every Thursday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Barton Senior Center. Judy Clifford will be the caller/instructor. Call 525-4400 for more information.

 

STAMP CLUB IN NEWPORT

The Memphremagog Stamp Club meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month from 7 to 9 p.m. at CALLICO, 326 Bluff Road, Newport. All stamp collecting interests are welcome. For more information, call 334-6001.

 

SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE SUPPORT GROUP

Third Thursday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Nevermore Bookstore on 100 East Main Street in Newport. A support group for those who have lost someone to suicide and wish to have a safe place to talk, share, and spend a little time with others who have had a similar experience. For more information, call Mary Butler at 744-6284.

 

TAI CHI 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.

 

TOPS MEETING AT 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].

 

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.

 

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. Free RSVP Bone Builders Balancing and Strengthening Class meets weekly before the meal from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. 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 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.

 

LIBRARY ACTIVITIES

 

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ALBANY TOWN LIBRARY

Located on Route 14 in the back of Albany Town Hall on Main Street. Open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 to 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 755-6107.

 

BARTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

        100 Church Street, Barton. 525-6524. Open Mondays from 1-7 p.m., Wednesdays from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-7 p.m., Fridays 1-7 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m.-12 p.m. (April 1-December 1). Winter Friday Afternoon Classic Movies, Friday Night Movies, Friday Evening Potlucks. Scrabble Players meet 1st and 3rd Wednesdays year-round. Book Discussions are January through May. Wednesday After- School Programs: Fall, Winter, Spring. Call 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. For further information and programs, call the library at 626-5475. www.cobleighlibrary.org

 

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. Reopening at regular location on Saturday, Oct. 28. Hours will be Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Preschool Story Time will still be Tuesday mornings from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Trustee meetings will still be the 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. 525-4365. Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 1-6 p.m., Saturdays (December-April) 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tuesday Play Group and Story Time (Fall, Winter, Spring) 9:30-11 a.m. at the Glover Town Hall. Summer Book Discussions, Arm Chair Chats, and Summer Programs for children.

 

GOODRICH MEMORIAL LIBRARY

202 Main Street, Newport. 334-7902. 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 meeting monthly, Tuesdays at 2 p.m. Book discussion group held third Thursday of each month at 1 p.m. Chess Club meetings held each Thursday at 3:30 p.m. Job Hunt/Computer Help with CCV student on Tuesdays from 2 to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 12 to 3 p.m. through December 16.

 

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. Board of Trustees meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Toddler Time on Thursdays and Fridays at 9:45 a.m. For more information, call Nancy 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. 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.– 8 p.m.; Wednesday, Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Closed Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Handicapped accessible. Story Time: Mondays at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Board Meetings: 3:30 p.m. on the second Monday of every month. www.jonesmemoriallibrary.wordpress.com

 

LEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY

Irasburg. 754-2526. Hours: Monday, 3–8 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, 3–6 p.m.; and Saturday 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Story Hour for children on Fridays at 10 a.m. (October 6–May 31 when school is in session).

 

RAND MEMORIAL LIBRARY

160 Railroad Street, North Troy. Hours: Monday & Wednesday 5-8 p.m., Thursday & Friday 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Story Time on Fridays at 10 a.m. www.randmemorial.com.

 

  1. 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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ALBANY HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM

The Albany Historical Society is located in the old village school on Route 14 across from the Methodist Church, and is open by appointment. Contact Jim Oliver at [email protected], or Paul Daniels at the Diamond Heart Farm in East Albany for an appointment.

 

ARTFUL EYE

A unique St. Johnsbury Gallery. 443 Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury. 424-1414. www.theartfuleye.com. Open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Open Sunday by chance. Come explore 4,500 sq. ft. of locally crafted fine art and artisan craft.

 

BREAD AND PUPPET MUSEUM

One of the largest collections of some of the biggest puppets and masks in the world is located at 753 Heights Rd. (Route 122) in Glover (off Route 16 and I-91 exits 24/25), and is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 1 through November 1, otherwise by appointment. 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.

 

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

Located on Museum Drive in West Charleston. Open Wednesdays through September from 2 to 4 p.m. or at other times by appointment. For more information or to make an appointment for another day, call 723-6024 or 895-2901.

 

CHUCK GUEST GALLERY

Featuring over 130 paintings of abstract imagery. Located at 205 Vermont Route 114 in East Burke. Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. 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.

 

FAIRBANKS MUSEUM

1302 Main Street, St. Johnsbury. 748-2372. www.fairbanksmuseum.org. Open seven days, 9 a.m. to 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.

 

GRACE GALLERY

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 (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. Lucien B. Day: A Life in Art, on view is a retrospective of the late painter’s work. Vermont forests and NYC skyscrapers and some curved and tilted paintings.

 

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. On display October 7 through November 4: “The People of Chhattisgarh, India’s Crown Jewels,” a photography exhibit by Steve Malshuk.

 

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. FIRST SHOWCASE EXHIBIT: “Keeping the Memphre Legacy Alive in the Years Yet to Be.” SECOND SHOWCASE EXHIBIT: “Celebrating 100 Years of Remembering ‘The Lady of the Lake’s’ Last Days – (1917-2017) here at Steamboat Wharf in Newport.”

 

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. Curiosities of History and Science in the Old World and New, the art of W. David Powell, on display in the Back Room Gallery September 30 through November 18.

 

OLD STONE HOUSE MUSEUM (ORLEANS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY)

        109 Old Stone House Road, Brownington. 754-2022. [email protected]. www.oldstonehousemuseum.org. Museum is open May 15 through October 15, Wednesdays–Sunday from 11 a.m.–5 p.m. The Alexander Twilight Visitors’ Center and gift shop are open year-round, Wednesday–Sunday, 11 a.m.– 5 p.m. Closed Monday and Tuesday.

Craft Circles (all welcome!): Spinner’s Circle meets in the Samuel Read Hall House on the third Thursday of the month at noon, May through October. Call 754-2022 for more info. Quilter’s Circle meets the fourth Wednesday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m.

 

PARKER PIE GALLERY

West Glover Village. Exhibiting works by local artists. Anne Young: Oil paintings of people and the New York subway on display until October 19.

 

PARSON’S CORNER

Parson’s Corner Restaurant in Barton exhibits artwork by local artists. Changes monthly. Open every day until 2 p.m. except Tuesdays.

 

PEACHAM CORNER GUILD

The Peacham Corner Guild is open daily 10 a.m. 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.

 

  1. 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. 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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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. www.levieuxforgeron.com

 

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