Kingdom Calendar

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22

 

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23

 

THANKSGIVING DAY!

 

TURKEY TROT IN BARTON

Barton’s 16th annual 5K Turkey Trot will be held on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23, at the Barton Memorial Building in Barton. Walkers and runners start promptly at 9 a.m. with registration opening at 8 a.m. Door prizes. All proceeds go to UVM Medical/98 Miles Foundation to help families struggling with Cystic Fibrosis. The entry fee by November 17 is $15, after that it is $20. Pre-register online at http://turkeytrot.kintera.org/2017 or e-mail Heather at [email protected] for the form.

 

FREE THANKSGIVING DINNER IN IRASBURG

There will be a free Thanksgiving Dinner at the Irasburg Town Hall on Thursday, November 23, from noon to 2 p.m. Local delivery provided. Call 673-7552 for more information and to schedule delivery.

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24

 

4TH FRIDAY MUSIC JAM IN DERBY LINE

The 4th Friday Music Jam will be held on Friday, November 24, at the Derby Line Village Hall from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. Admission by donation. All levels of singers and musicians welcome. Free refreshments. For more information, call 766-2730. Proceeds benefit music, auto tech, and welding scholarships for students from Lake Region and North Country Union High Schools.

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25

 

THE CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARTY IN BARTON

The Children’s Christmas Party will be held Saturday, November 25, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Barton Memorial Building. There will be refreshments, handouts, and a visit from Santa, as well as magicians Phillip and Henry! For more information, call Patsy Tompkins at 525-6565.

 

IRASBURG ANNUAL HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR

The 16th annual Irasburg Annual Holiday Craft Fair will be held at the Irasburg Town Hall on Saturday, November 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Many new artists and crafters as well as specialty homemade food items, lunch and snacks available.

 

HOLIDAY GINGERBREAD OPEN HOUSE IN IRASBURG

The Leach Public Library in Irasburg will host the 11th annual Holiday Gingerbread Open House on Saturday, November 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be cookie decorating for children, baked goods, raffle items, and refreshments.

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26

 

TREE LIGHTING IN ORLEANS

Everyone is invited to the first tree lighting event in Orleans. Gather on the village green by Sunoco on Sunday, November 26, at 5 p.m. for some singing and watching the trees light up, then go across the road to the fire station for some hot cocoa and cookies. Please bring a nonperishable food items or items to help stock the Orleans Federated Church Food Shelf. This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27

 

 

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28

 

IMMUNIZATION CLINIC IN NEWPORT

There will be an immunization clinic at the Vermont Department of Health, 100 Main Street, Suite 220, Newport. No primary care provider? No health insurance or insurance doesn’t cover vaccines? Primary care provider doesn’t offer vaccines? You may qualify for vaccines at no charge. For more information, call 334-4386.

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29

 

WORKSHOP TO PREVENT DIABETES AT NCH

This year-long workshop runs weekly for 16 weeks starting November 29 from 6 to 7 p.m. then monthly for 8 months for support. This program, called Prevent T2, is for those at risk for developing adult onset diabetes (also called type 2 diabetes). The goal is to lose a modest amount of weight. Examples of weekly topics are: Reducing fat and calorie intake, label reading, healthy choices when eating out, and developing a new healthy lifestyle. There is no cost for the program but registration is required. For more information and to register, call North Country Hospital, Community Health at 334-3208.

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30

 

 

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1

 

CONCERT TO RE-GROW PUERTO RICO

The Music Box at 147 Creek Road in Craftsbury will host a Concert to Re-Grow Puerto Rico on Friday, December 1, at 7:30 p.m. All funds raised will benefit agriculture and artists in Puerto Rico. Concert will feature music from Randy Bulpin and Rik Barron, Can Am Jazz Band, Christine Malcolm and Friends, Howie Cantor and Jeremy Harple. Admission by donation. Call (802) 323-4581 for more information.

 

NORTHSONG CONCERTS

Northsong will present its annual Christmas concerts on Friday, December 1, at 7:30 p.m. at the Barton United Church and again on Sunday, December 3, at 4 p.m. at the United Church of Newport. Admission to each concert is a suggested donation of $5.

 

HOLIDAY GATHERING IN JAY

The Town of Jay Annual Holiday Gathering at the Jay Town Hall will be held Friday, December 1, from 6 to 7 p.m. Outdoor event featuring tree lighting, caroling, Santa, free hot dogs, cookies, hot cocoa and candy canes. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be arriving at approximately 6:15 p.m. via the Jay Volunteer Fire Department. Please bring a donation for the Jay Area Food Shelf, either a nonperishable food item or an item of winter clothing. For more information, visit www.jayvt.com.

 

WESTFIELD COMMUNITY HOLIDAY PARTY

The Hitchcock Museum and Library in Westfield will be hosting a Community Holiday Party on Friday, December 1, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Westfield Community Center. In addition to local music and a Christmas skit, there will be tableside caroling and a potluck. Local musicians who would like to participate should contact MaryLee Daigle at 744-8291 or 744-8258 for more information about this family friendly evening.

 

WOODEN HORSE ARTS GUILD FALL SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE

The Wooden Horse Arts Guild Arts Education Committee announces the Fall Scholarship Round for the Camilla Mead Arts Education Scholarship Fund. Applications for the fall round of up to $500 has begun and will be closed to applicants on December 1, 2017. Applications and all information are available at www.woodenhorsearts.com/scholarships.shtml. Mail applications and references to WHAG Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 502, North Troy, VT 05859.

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2

 

HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR AT LSC

On Saturday, December 2, Lyndon State College’s Twilight Players will present the fifth edition of their Holiday Spectacular. The show is a variety hour filled with holiday music, songs, sketches, and dance. Curtain time will be 7:30 p.m. in the Alexander Twilight Theater. To reserve seating or for more information, call 626-3663 or visit the Twilight Players page on Facebook.

 

MAC CENTER TENTH ANNIVERSARY

The MAC Center for the Arts on Main Street in Newport will host Ten on Main, the Tenth Anniversary of the MAC Center, on Saturday, December 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. Attire is cocktail chic. Music by members of the Newport Area Community Orchestra. Special music by Lynn Leimer and Jim McKimm, with Janice Luce accompanist. Exhibits on the story of the MAC Center and 25 years of QNEK Productions. Wine and cheese reception. Door prizes and silent auction. Tickets are $10 and are available by calling 334-1966 or visiting www.maccenterforthearts.com.

 

BURKLYN ARTS HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR

The Burklyn Arts Holiday Craft Fair takes place Saturday and Sunday, December 2 and 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day at the Lyndon Town School on Lily Pond Road in Lyndonville. Fine crafts and works of art from juried artists living in Vermont and northern New Hampshire, large raffle, homemade food, cookie table, children’s activities and entertainment. For more information, call Linda Palmer at 626-9631.

 

WILD GAME & CHICKEN PIE SUPPER IN GREENSBORO BEND

There will be an all-you-can-eat Wild Game and Chicken Pie Supper, as well as a Bake Sale, at the United Methodist Church in Greensboro Bend on Saturday, December 2, from 5 p.m. until all are served. Cost is $17 for adults, $8 for children, free for children under five. For more information, call Erna Bartlett at 533-2637 or Doreen Bartlett at 535-7334.

 

MOONLIGHT MADNESS CRAFT FAIR IN BARTON

The annual Moonlight Madness craft fair will be held Saturday, December 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Barton school. There will be handmade items and baked goods for sale. Soup and sandwiches will be sold. There will also be a raffle table, children’s craft are, and henna artist. Santa will visit from 1 to 3 p.m. One lucky customer will receive a $100 cash prize. For more information, visit www.moonlightmadness.info or call 525-0084.

 

PAIN MANAGEMENT PRESENTATION IN DERBY

Better Bones of the Northeast Kingdom, an osteoporosis education and support group, welcomes pain management specialist Dr. Margaret A. Caudill as the guest speaker for the next meeting on Saturday, December 2, at 1 p.m. in the Community Room of Community National Bank in Derby. All are welcome to attend this free presentation. To register, visit www.betterbonesnek.org or contact Mary King at 535-2011.

 

CHRISTMAS TEA & NATIVITY DISPLAY IN BARTON

There will be a Christmas Tea and Nativity Display at Barton United Church on Saturday, December 2. Over 40 nativities on display, baked goods, shoe box raffle, quilt raffle, tea, punch, and refreshments served throughout the afternoon.

 

BENEFIT PANCAKE BREAKFAST IN WESTFIELD

A benefit pancake breakfast will be held Saturday, December 2, from 7 a.m. to noon at the Westfield Community Center to benefit the Missisquoi Valley Ambulance Service. Cost is $5 per plate with children under five eating free. Santa will arrive at 10 a.m.

 

ELKS NATIONAL HOOP SHOOT

Newport Elks Lodge #2155 local hoop shoot will take place Saturday, December 2, at North Country Union High School in Newport. Local schools can send their top six shooters, one boy and one girl in each age group (8-9, 10-11, 12-13) to the shoot. Six total from each school. 8-9-year-olds will shoot at 8:30 a.m. with registration at 8:15 a.m. 10-11-year-olds will shoot at 9:30 a.m. with registration at 9:15 a.m., and 12-13-year-olds will shoot at 10:30 a.m. with registration at 10:15 a.m. Age groups determined by child’s age as of April 1, 2018. Local winners in each category will advance to the District Competition on January 6, 2018 at NCUHS. District winners will advance to the State Championship on January 27 in Barre. For more information, call Steve Edgerley at 334-6912 or e-mail [email protected].

 

NEWPORT SANTA RUN

Kingdom Games presents the Newport Santa Run, a 5K run and walk, on Saturday, December 2. For more information, visit www.kingdomgames.co.

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3

 

COOKIE SWAP IN ORLEANS

There will be a Cookie Swap hosted by the Catholic Financial Life Chapter 395 on Sunday, December 3, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Orleans Parish Hall. Bring one dozen homemade cookies and leave with one dozen assorted cookies. Bring your recipe to share. Light refreshments will be served.

 

GLOVER MEMORY TREE

The Glover Community Church will have its annual Memory Tree in front of the church again this year. A donation of $5 represents a bulb on the tree in memory or in honor of a loved one. Donations and names should be sent to Paulette Rogers, 518 Perron Hill, Glover, VT 05839. The tree will be lit on December 3 at 4:30 p.m.

 

REGISTRATION REQUESTED

 

SNOWMOBILE SAFETY COURSE

Snowmobile riders born after July 1, 1983 are required to take a snowmobile safety course to ride on VAST trails. A snowmobile safety course will be held Saturday, December 9, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at North Country Hospital’s conference room with lead instructor Roger Gosselin, Vermont State Police Certified Instructor. Cost to attend is two food items for the local food shelf. Lunch provided. Register by December 4 by e-mailing [email protected] or call (802) 274-4502, or e-mail Kathy DiCarlo at [email protected]. For more information, visit www.orleanscountysnowmobilers.com.

 

HELP THE JAY AREA FOOD SHELF CHILDREN WITH A CHRISTMAS GIFT

The Jay Focus Group seeks individuals to buy a Christmas gift for a local child. Stop by the Jay Town Hall during business hours (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Wednesday from 7 a.m. to noon) to pick up a complimentary Moose Ornament with details of a child’s gender, age, and gift wish. Unwrapped gifts (up to $25 value) should be returned to the Jay Town Hall by Monday, December 11. For more information, call Denise at 988-2622, Kathy at 988-1115, or e-mail [email protected].

 

AARP TAX AIDE PROGRAM SEEKS VOLUNTEERS

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. AARP Tax-Aide is seeking volunteers to assist in tax preparation. Volunteers of all backgrounds are welcome; no need to be an AARP member or retiree. No prior experience in tax preparation is necessary and volunteers of all ages are welcome. Tax counselors receive free tax training and become IRS certified by passing an IRS exam. They help residents one-on-one at tax sites in Newport and Derby. An information and training session is scheduled for January 8, 9, and 10 at North Country Career Center in Newport and runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. For more information, please e-mail Armand Lemieux at [email protected] or call 334-5443. To join the AARP Tax-Aide Program, visit www.aarp.org/money/taxaide/.

 

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

Bone Builders Derby is from 2 to 3 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at the Church of God on Crawford Road. Bone Builders Newport is from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Municipal Building. Bone Builders Greensboro is from 10 to 11 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at the United Community Church. There is also a class in Craftsbury from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at the Craftsbury Community Care Center. For more information about Bone Builders classes, call the Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging at (802) 751-0431.

 

BRIDGE LEAGUES IN ORLEANS & NEWPORT

ORLEANS: Meets Mondays at 12:30 p.m. at the Orleans Federated Church on School Street. Come with a partner.

NEWPORT: Meets Wednesdays at 1 p.m. at the Gateway Center. Everyone must come with a partner. Learner’s Group continues Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m. at the library in Newport, and all are welcome to drop in. For more information, or to find a partner, call Eric McCann at 988-4773.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

PRO BONO (FREE) LEGAL CLINIC IN NEWPORT

Pro bono (free) legal clinic monthly at Orleans County Restorative Justice Center, usually the first Wednesday of each month. Free consults with lawyer. Best for landlord-tenant, housing, probate, elder law, custody, family law, etc. issues. No criminal law. Advance appointments only by calling (802) 487-9293. $10 fee for people living outside Orleans County. Mediation services are also available. For more information, visit www.kingdomjustice.org.

 

RSVP BONE BUILDING & STRENGTHENING CLASSES

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

 

SENIOR DINING AT DERBY ELKS CLUB

Derby Senior Meals are held at noon every second Thursday at the Elks Lodge #2155 on the Newport-Derby Road in Derby. By donation. For more information, call the Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging’s nutrition coordinators Jenny Patoine or Lallie Mambourg at 748-5182.

 

SENIOR DINING IN GLOVER

Lunch is served at noon on Mondays and Tuesdays on the lower level of the Glover Town Hall, 3018 Glover Street. Suggested donation by seniors is $3.50; for those younger than 60, $5. For more information, call the NEK Council on Aging’s Nutrition Coordinator Lallie Mambourg at 1-800-642-5119.

 

SOUPER LUNCH AT ST. MARK’S IN NEWPORT

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church 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. 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. Hours: Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Story Time is Tuesday mornings from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Trustee meetings last Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. Tai Chi classes Tuesdays at 12:30 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. 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. Story Time: Tuesday mornings at 11 a.m.

 

GREENSBORO FREE LIBRARY

53 Wilson Street, Greensboro. 533-2531. [email protected], www.greensborofreelibrary.org Librarian Mary Metcalf. Hours: Sundays 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; closed Mondays; Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; closed Wednesdays; Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Story Hour for Children: at Four Seasons Learning, Fridays at 10 a.m.; Story Time for ages 0-6 every Thursday at 10 a.m.; and for ages 6-12 every Tuesday at 10 a.m.

 

HASKELL FREE LIBRARY

93 Caswell Avenue, Derby Line. Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9-5, Thursday 9-6, and Saturday 9-2. 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 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. Artists wanted for Juried show. Selected works will be on display December 2 to February 16. Visit catamountarts.slideroom.com for more info.

 

CHARLESTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY

For information, call 723-6024 or 895-2901.

 

CHUCK GUEST GALLERY

Featuring over 130 paintings of abstract imagery. Located at 205 Vermont Route 114 in East Burke. Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. 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. Borderlines: Four artists reflect on gender, culture, politics, and the environment.

 

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.

 

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.

 

OLD STONE HOUSE MUSEUM (ORLEANS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY)

         109 Old Stone House Road, Brownington. 754-2022. [email protected]. www.oldstonehousemuseum.org. Museum is open closed for the season. 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!): 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.

 

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. President: Peggy Loux, 343-5687. Past President: Camilla Mead, 988-4300. E-mail: [email protected]

 

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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