Kingdom Calendar of Events

**A NOTE ABOUT EVENTS: Please note that we only print events that are free, a benefit, or nonprofit. Events run as space allows, and priority is given to events in Orleans County. We reserve the right to omit events, especially events that run weekly, if needed. Deadline for event submissions is Monday at noon. Thank you! Events are also listed online at www.bartonchronicle.com/events.

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

 

EFFICIENCY VERMONT PRESENTATION ON NET ZERO MODULAR HOMES

Efficienty Vermont will give a presentation on Wednesday, September 21, on the Net Zero Modular Homes that they have developed through their partner, VerMod, out of Wilder. The informational meeting is sponsored by the Craftsbury Energy Committee and will be held at the Craftsbury Public Library from 7 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, e-mail [email protected].

 

ORLEANS COUNTY SEED LIBRARY MONTHLY MEETING

How did your garden grow? Come to the monthly meeting of the Orleans County Seed Library on Wednesday, September 21, at 4 p.m. at the Barton Public Library to share ideas about putting the garden to bed and ways to extend and preserve the harvest, including saving seeds for the future. For information, contact the seed library at [email protected] or find them on Facebook.

 

HERBAL REMEDIES CLASS AT OLD STONE HOUSE

Get a head start on winter and prepare some herbal remedies that will help get you through the cold winters on Wednesday, September 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Old Stone House Museum in Brownington. Learn how to make lip balm, hand salve, and cream to soothe that dry winter skin, and fight those colds with elderberry syrup and echinacea tincture. Cost is $20 or $15 for members, plus a $7 materials fee (due to instructor the day of class). Please call 754-2022 to register. www.oldstonehousemuseum.org

 

OSHER LECTURE IN NEWPORT

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute of Newport-Derby-Stanstead continues its eleventh season of informative lectures on Wednesday, September 21, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Emory Hebard State Office Building in Newport. Topic: Terry Difazio, manager of NEK-TV, presents “Rock Music from the 1950’s to the Present.” $5 or join for the season. Call 673-9499 or e-mail [email protected] for more information.

 

NCUHS CELEBRATION OF COMMUNITY

Join North Country Union High School in Newport for a Celebration of Community on Wednesday, September 21. A celebration of student activities will be held in the gym with music and food provided from 5 to 6 p.m. A celebration of academics will include a tour of the school to meet faculty and staff from 6 to 7 p.m. Career center tours also available throughout the event.

 

GLOVER DANCE PROGRAM

The Glover Dance Program, sponsored by GREC, will hold registration on Wednesday, September 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Glover Community School. Open to children ages four through eighth grade. Cost is $100 for Glover residents, $125 for nonresidents. For more information, call Leah at 525-3436. Classes start October 1.

 

VSAC’S “PAYING FOR COLLEGE” WORKSHOP AT LR

Learn about new changes to financial aid at VSAC’s “Paying for College” workshop at Lake Region Union High School on Wednesday, September 21. Check with the school for starting time and room number, or visit www.vsac.org/schedule. To watch a pre-recorded version, visit http://vsacroadmaps.org/online-presentations.

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

 

RACIAL JUSTICE WRITER & EDUCATOR TO SPEAK AT LSC

Racial justice writer and educator Debby Irving presents “I’m a Good Person! Isn’t That Enough?” at Lyndon State College. The talk and forum will be held Thursday, September 22, at 7 p.m. the Moore Community Room at Lyndon State College. Free and open to the public. For more information, call Sylvia Plumb at 626-6459 or [email protected].

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

 

4TH FRIDAY MUSIC JAM IN DERBY LINE

The 4th Friday Music Jam will be held on Friday, September 23, at the Derby Line Village Hall from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. Admission is by donation. All levels of musicians and singers welcome. Free refreshments. For more information, call 766-2730. Proceeds benefit music, auto tech, and welding scholarships for students at local high schools.

 

TIRE RECYCLE IN JAY

The Jay Tire Recycle is open to all area residents and businesses and is located at the Troy/Jay Recycling Center, Cross Road, Jay. Open Friday, September 23, from 1 to 4 p.m., and Saturday, September 24, from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost to recycle tires is $2 without rim, $4 with rim (up to 20”). Cash or check made out to Town of Troy. For more information, call Dave at 988-4193.

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

 

BENEFIT YARD SALE IN NEWPORT CENETER

Felines and Friends Foundation will hold another benefit yard sale on Saturday, September 24, at 9 a.m. at 3286 Lake Road in Newport Center. Lots of new items for a good cause. There will also be a 50/50 raffle for “All About Audrey.”

 

ELKS ANNUAL SOCCER SHOOT

The Elks Annual Soccer Shoot, sponsored by Newport Elks Lodge #2155, will be held at North Country Union Junior High School in Derby on Saturday, September 24, at 2 p.m. Numerous age groups up to 13 years old. Birth certificate required. First- and second-place trophies awarded for each age group. First place goes to state shoot. For more information, call Natalie Perrault at 793-6316 or Manon Perrault at 334-6094 or 673-8088.

 

CIDER PRESSING AT OLD STONE HOUSE MUSEUM

The Old Stone House Museum in Brownington will hold cider pressing every Saturday afternoon through October 15. Bring your own apples and containers and press cider on the museum press. Three gallon limit if there are others waiting. Share a few cups with our other visitors. $2 per gallon donation requested. Call 754-2022 for information.

 

CHILIFEST IN NEWPORT

The Vermont North Country Chamber of Commerce presents the annual Chilifest on Saturday, September 24, in Newport. Sign up and put your chili to the test. Winners of best chili and decorated booth will get a trophy and cash prizes. Booth price for members is $10 and is a great opportunity to display your business. Visit www.vtnorthcountry.org/chilifest/ for more information.

 

TRACTOR PULL AT ORLEANS COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS

There will be a Tractor Pull at the Orleans County Fairgrounds in Barton on Saturday, September 24. For details, call Mike Tetreault at 744-6861 or visit www.orleanscountyfair.net.

 

“GLORY OF AUTUMN” QUILT FEST

North Country Quilters presents the “Glory of Autumn” Quilt Fest on Saturday, September 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Municipal Building in Newport. Admission is $2. There will be a quilt raffle, challenge quilt exhibits, vendors, door prizes, and a bag raffle. For more information, visit northcountryquiltersvt.weebly.com or facebook.com/northcountryquilters.

 

NEWPORT IS FOR BOOK LOVERS

MAC Center for the Arts, located on Main Street in Newport, presents Newport is for Book Lovers on Saturday, September 24, beginning at 11 a.m. with Cat Holm reading from Voice Lessons; at 11:15 a.m., Tanya Sousa will read from The Starling God; at 11:30 a.m., Patty Oliver-Smith will read from Martha’s Mandalas; at 2 p.m., Lynda Graham-Barber will be reading from her children’s book, SAY BOO; and at 2:15 p.m., Jerry Johnson will be showing a DVD of a children’s book, Noah’s Song. For more information, visit www.maccenterforthearts.com or call 334-1966.

 

GLOVER COMMUNITY CHURCH GOLF TOURNAMENT

The Glover Community Church Golf Tournament benefits the church and takes place on Saturday, September 24, at the Barton Golf Course starting at 9 a.m. Cost is $40 per person and includes greens fees, prizes, and lunch. Call 525-3050 to register.

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

 

CHEESE & APPLE TASTING AT OLD STONE HOUSE

The Old Stone House Museum will hold Cheese and Apple Tasting on Sunday, September 25, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Taste locally produced cheese, apples, spirits, maple products, condiments, bread, and more on the lawn of the Samuel Read Hall House at peak foliage. Apple pie contest, heirloom vegetable art exhibit, apple pressing, apple chomp contest for kids, lunch. $8 admission, free for under 9 or over 90, or anyone bringing an apple pie with recipe or an heirloom vegetable with history. For more information, call 754-2022 or visit www.oldstonehousemuseum.org.

 

DANCES OF UNIVERSAL PEACE IN DERBY LINE

Dances of Universal Peace will be held on Sunday, September 25, starting at 1:30 p.m. in the Village Hall in Derby Line, between Customs and the church. No experience necessary. No partner needed. All dances are taught. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Heather at 895-4341.

 

ANNUAL HARVEST DINNER IN ORLEANS

The annual harvest dinner to benefit the Most Holy Trinity Parish will be held Sunday, September 25, beginning at 11:45 a.m. at the Orleans Municipal Building. Meal includes turkey, potato, gravy, stuffing, squash, carrots, coleslaw, cranberry, rolls, and homemade pies. Cost is $11 for adults, $5 for children, $30 maximum per family.

 

POLITICAL LEAF-PEEPING AT BREAD & PUPPET

On Sunday, September 25, is the yearly Political Leaf-Peeping program, from 2 to 5 p.m. with music, cantastorias, and a visiting Brazilian puppeteer, Chico Simoes, with a traditional Punch-like play. “The Gates of Unfinished Life” is at 4 p.m. Finally, German Kertoffelpupper (potato pancakes) are offered with applesauce from Bread and Puppet apples. Donations are welcome, $10 suggested, no one turned away. Held at the Bread and Puppet Farm on Route 122 in Glover. For more information, call Linda at 525-1271 or Elka at 525-6972, or e-mail [email protected].

 

VERMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AT HASKELL

The Vermont Symphony Orchestra will perform at the Haskell Opera House in Derby Line on Sunday, September 25, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets are available at Flynntix.org. For more information, call Amy Caldwell at 1-800-876-9293 or e-mail [email protected].

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

 

BLOOD DRIVE IN WESTFIELD

There will be a Red Cross Blood Drive at the Westfield Community Center on Monday, September 26, from 2 to 7 p.m. Schedule an appointment by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS or schedule online at www.redcrossblood.org, enter 05874 in the “zip code or sponsor” box. Walk-ins are also welcome. Blood donors are eligible to win a $25 Visa gift card. Sponsored by the Troy and Area Lions Club and the Troy Council 7943 Knights of Columbus. For more information, contact LaDonna Dunn at 744-2484.

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

 

SUPER LUNCH AT ST. MARK’S IN NEWPORT

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on Second Street in Newport will hold it’s next Super Lunch on Tuesday, September 27. Tod Pronto, singer/songwriter/storyteller, will perform beginning at noon, followed by the lunch. Free and open to all. Reserve your seat by calling 334-7365 or e-mailing [email protected].

 

DERBY MOBILE PARK ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING

The Derby Mobile Park Association will be holding a special annual meeting on Tuesday, September 27, at 7 p.m. in the Derby Line Village Hall. All park residents are urged to attend. For more information, call Verna at 766-2937, Jim at 766-2730, or Lisa at 766-4966.

 

FREE IMMUNIZATION CLINICS & HIV/HCV TESTING IN NEWPORT

The Vermont Department of Health, located at the Emory Hebard State Office Building on Main Street in Newport, will hold a free immunization clinic and anonymous and easy HIV/HCV testing on Tuesday, September 27. The immunization clinic provides all vaccines for school/childcare entry and most vaccines to keep adults safe. Walk in from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. No cost. The anonymous and easy HIV test is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is done by oral fluid or finger prick test, no name needed, includes a brief talk session, and results within two weeks or screening in 20 minutes. Just walk in. For more information on the free immunization clinic or to set up a HIV/HCV test session, call 334-4386.

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

 

FREE COMMUNITY SUPPER IN CRAFTSBURY COMMON

There will be a free community supper at the United Church of Craftsbury in Craftsbury Common on Wednesday, September 28, at 6 p.m. Come and enjoy a warm meal with friends and neighbors, featuring baked ham, baked beans, deviled eggs, salad, cornbread, and dessert. All are invited. Anyone interested in volunteering to prepare, serve, or clean up can contact Barb via e-mail at [email protected] or call 586-2516.

 

OSHER LECTURE IN NEWPORT

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Lecture Series continues their Wednesday program on September 28, at the Emory Hebard State Office Building, 2nd floor conference room, from 1 to 2 p.m. with coffee/tea and conversation following. Handicapped accessible. Kurt Valenta features another in the Exordium Nature Series, “The Owl, Silent Predator of the Night.” For more information, contact Suzi Dix at 673-9499 or www.learn.uvm.edu/osher.

 

DAR MEETING IN ISLAND POND

The next meeting of the St. John de Crevecoeur Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, will be held at the Masonic Hall in Island Pond on Wednesday, September 28, at 11:30 a.m. The cost of lunch is $15. There will be fundraiser items for sale to benefit the contribution to the Vermont Veterans Hospital. Please bring any Boxtops for Education collected and also unexpired, nonperishable food items for donations to the food shelf.

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

 

HARVEST FEST AT NCH

North Country Hospital’s Auxiliary Harvest Fest will take place at NCH’s main lobby from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop by for a great selection of baked and homemade goods, crafts, raffles and more. All proceeds from this annual event help the Auxiliary with their hospital fundraising projects. For more information, call Wendy Franklin at 334-4186.

 

VERMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA IN LYNDONVILLE

The Vermont Symphony Orchestra (VSO) will perform at Alexander Twilight Theater at Lyndon State College on Thursday, September 29, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets and more information available at flynntix.org or by calling Amy Caldwell at 1-800-876-9293 or e-mailing [email protected].

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

 

CHICKEN & BISCUIT SUPPER AT THE ELKS

There will be a chicken and biscuit supper on Friday, September 30, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Elks Lodge #2155 in Derby. Cost is $12 per person and $6 for children ten and under. Open to the public. Cash bar. Menu includes chicken and biscuits, mashed potatoes, vegetable and coleslaw, dessert, punch, coffee and tea. Contact Frances Dewing at 624-4124 for more information. Benefits Elks National Foundation.

 

RUMMAGE SALE IN ISLAND POND

The First Congregational Church of Brighton will hold its bi-annual Rummage Sale on Friday, September 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday, October 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the First Congregational Church on Mountain Street in Island Pond. On Saturday, there will also be a food sale.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1

 

CONCERT & POTLUCK SUPPER IN WESTFIELD

The Westfield Concert Series presents Jeff and Julia and Soaked Oats, together in concert, on Saturday, October 1, at the First Congregational Church of Westfield. Potluck supper at 6 p.m. and concert at 7 p.m. Folksy, country, harmony-singing music. Suggested donation is $10 with all proceeds helping fund church restoration efforts.

 

BOILED DINNER SUPPER IN GREENSBORO BEND

The United Methodist Church in Greensboro Bend will hold a Boiled Dinner Supper on Saturday, October 1, beginning at 5 p.m. until all are served. Cost is $12 for adults; $6 for children, and under five admitted free. Also serving mac and cheese, rolls, dessert, and beverage. All you can eat! Bake sale also. For more information, call Erna Bartlett at 533-2637 or 535-7329, or Doreen Bartlett at 535-7334.

 

GROW YOUR OWN GATHERING IN HARDWICK

Grow Your Own will host a gathering to find and eat wild edibles on Saturday, October 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (location TBD so please leave a phone number when you reserve a spot). The gathering will be led by Lucian Avery and Erin Rosenthal. Gatherings are free and open to the public, but registration is mandatory by September 28 as space is limited. To register, call Ruby Dale-Brown at 472-5940. Participants will share a meal and kids are welcome, but advance notice is needed for young children. For more information or to volunteer, e-mail [email protected].

 

FLU CLINIC IN COVENTRY

OEVNA and Hospice will hold a flu clinic on Saturday, October 1, at the Coventry Town Clerk’s Office from 9 to 11 a.m. No cost to adults who provide their Medicare card, $35 charge otherwise. Vaccine is only available to adults 18 and older. Flu vaccines are available anytime at OEVNA in Newport; appointments preferred (334-5213) but walk-ins welcome between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 334-5213.

 

FALL-IOHA – 12 HOUR TABLETOP GAME DAY

Green Mountain Gamers and Newport Parks and Recreation presents Fall-Ioha, 12 hours of tabletop gaming from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, October 1, at the Newport Municipal Building. Bring some games to play or just show up and play. Lots and lots of board games and Star Wars miniatures to try. Small Town Hobbies will host a Magic the Gathering booster draft at 1 p.m. (fee applies). No admission charge but donations are appreciated. For more information, visit www.greenmountaingamers.com or call 873-3028.

 

ELVIS PRESLEY TRIBUTE CONCERT AT THE HASKELL

There will be an Elvis Presley Tribute Concert at the Haskell Opera House in Derby Line on Saturday, October 1. Acclaimed vocalist and world-class Elvis Presley impersonator, Mark Shelton brings Elvis back to life with a full live band, background singers, lights, internationally celebrated sound engineers, and a spectacle worthy of Vegas! Tickets are only $15 and can be purchased by calling 274-8050 or online at the Catamount Arts ticket office.

 

CIDER PRESSING AT OLD STONE HOUSE MUSEUM

The Old Stone House Museum in Brownington will hold cider pressing every Saturday afternoon through October 15. Bring your own apples and containers and press cider on the museum press. Three gallon limit if there are others waiting. Share a few cups with our other visitors. $2 per gallon donation requested. Call 754-2022 for information.

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2

 

FALL FESTIVAL AT BARTON UNITED CHURCH

The Fall Festival at the Barton United Church will take place on Sunday, October 2, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Crafts, fall decorations, baked goods, pies, donuts made on-site, quilts and quilted items, and a quilt display in the sanctuary. Lunch is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

CLASSICAL CONCERT AT BARTON UNITED CHURCH

On Sunday, October 2, at 2 p.m., there will be an organ, piano, and flute concert at the Barton United Church featuring Jan-Piet Knijff and Emily Wiggett. Compositions by Bach, Hindemith, Verhey, and more. Free will offering accepted.

 

HARVEST DINNER IN TROY

There will be a Harvest Dinner with roast pork and all the fixings on Sunday, October 2, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Parish Hall on South Pleasant Street in Troy. There will also be a quilt raffle. Sponsored by the Ladies of Sacred Heart. Price is $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12, or $30 per immediate family.

 

ANNUAL CHICKEN PIE DINNER IN ALBANY

The Annual Chicken Pie Dinner at the Albany Methodist Church on Route 14 in Albany will be held Sunday, October 2, from noon to 1 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Homemade chicken pie with all the fixings. Takeout and gluten-free available. For reservations, call 754-2790.

 

REGISTRATION REQUESTED

 

UNDERSTANDING AND RESPONDING TO DEMENTIA-RELATED BEHAVIORS

A new Alzheimer’s Association workshop titled “Understanding and Responding to Dementia-related Behaviors” will be held on Wednesday, September 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Community Room at the Primary Care Building at North Country Hospital in Newport. For more information or to register, contact Pam or Nancy at 1-800-642-5119 or e-mail [email protected].

 

WOODEN HORSE ARTS GUILD SEEKS ARTISTS FOR EVENTS

The Wooden Horse Arts Guild invites artists to participate in the following 2016 events:

  • Village Art Show & Sale, Columbus Day Weekend, October 8 and 9, at Degre Auction House in Westfield.
  • Christmas Artisan Show & Sale, December 3, Vance Hill in Newport Center.

For more information and applications, visit www.woodenhorsearts.com or e-mail [email protected] or call Cam at 988-4300.

 

FARMERS’ MARKETS

 

CRAFTSBURY FARMERS’ MARKET

The Craftsbury Farmers’ Market invites you to visit them any Saturday, rain or shine, until October 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. where you will find farmers and vendors offering locally made cheeses, meats, baked goods, vegetables, prepared foods, wool and alpaca fiber yarns, crafts, artwork, and free family entertainment. www.craftsburyfarmersmarket.com

 

HARDWICK FARMERS’ MARKET

The Hardwick Farmer’s Market, located in Atkins Field in Hardwick, is open Fridays from 3 to 6 p.m. until October 14. EBT and debit cards accepted. Crop Cash and Farm-to-Family participant. For more information, visit www.hardwickfarmersmarketvt.com.

 

JAY VILLAGE VENDORS’ MARKET

Open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. For more information, call Wilma at 988-2521 or Maria at 895-4869.

 

NEWPORT FARMERS’ MARKET

Located on the Causeway in Newport across from Waterfront Plaza. Local food, lovingly grown and fresh from our vendors to your family’s table. Open every Saturday and Wednesday through October 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Farm-to-Family coupon site. Crop Cash coupons available. EBT and debit cards accepted. Open rain or shine. New vendors always wanted. Call 274-8206 or 334-6858.

 

WILLOUGHBY LAKE FARMERS’ & ARTISANS’ MARKET

Located on Route 5A in Westmore. Open from 3 to 7 p.m. on Thursdays.

 

ONGOING EVENTS

 

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ADULT 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.

 

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.

 

AMERICAN RED CROSS ORLEANS VOLUNTEER DISASTER ACTION TEAM MEETINGS

The American Red Cross Orleans Volunteer Disaster Action Team (DAT) meetings are held the third Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Vermont State Police Barracks in Derby, in the conference room. If interested in volunteering or for more information, call Mickey Richards at 525-4416.

 

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.

 

BONE BUILDERS BALANCING & STRENGTHENING CLASS

An RSVP Bone Builders Balancing and Strengthening Class meets weekly on Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30 p.m. with the Troy and Area Lions Club weekly community mealsite following at noon. Located at the Westfield Community Center on North Hill Road. For more information, call 744-2484.

 

BRIDGE LEAGUES IN BARTON & NEWPORT

BARTON: Meets Mondays at 12:30 p.m. at the Barton Chambers Apartments. 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, contact Pat Hunt at [email protected].

 

CCV JOB HUNT HELPER TO OFFER CAREER SERVICES

Community College of Vermont (CCV) Job Hunt Helper Holly Lillis 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. Ms. Lillis will be available from 3 to 5 p.m. on Mondays and 10 a.m. to noon on Thursdays and Fridays. 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.

 

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, 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.

 

GAME NIGHT & OPEN OUTDOOR R/C TRACK IN COVENTRY

Small Town Hobbies in Coventry (located behind Poginy’s European Auto Works) holds a game night and open outdoor R/C track racing every Thursday night from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Game night is free. Open track is free but donations appreciated. Every Saturday there will be a race on the outdoor R/C track. Free for spectators. For more information, call 334-5302.

 

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]

 

HIV TESTING CLINIC IN NEWPORT

Held every fourth Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Department of Health in Emory Hebard State Office Building at 100 Main Street, Suite 220, in Newport. Free, anonymous, no needles, oral test, includes short talk session. Walk in or call for an appointment at 334-4386.

 

JAM SESSION IN LOWELL

A Jam Session will be held at the Parish Hall in Lowell every third Sunday of the month, from 1 to 4 p.m. Anyone with musical or singing talent is invited to attend. Admission by donation. For further information, call John and Sandy Vear at 635-2596.

 

JAY 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!

 

JAY/WESTFIELD RSVP BONE BUILDER CLASSES

RSVP Bone Builders Balance & Strengthening classes are being offered twice a week through RSVP volunteers: at Jay Community Center on Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., and at Westfield Community Center on Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. These are free exercise classes to prevent or reverse osteoporosis. Weights provided. For more information, contact Teresa at (617) 413-3898 or [email protected].

 

LINE DANCING IN WEST BURKE

Line dancing is held in West Burke at the meal site on the first and third Wednesdays of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. Everyone welcome. $3 donation. For more information, call Therese Stone at 525-3412.

 

LINE DANCING IN WESTFIELD

Line dancing will be held at the Westfield Community Center on Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. No partner needed and no level of experience required. $5 per person. For information, call Pat Sanders at 988-4193 or Connie LaPlume at 744-2484.

 

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS MEETING IN NEWPORT

Narcotics Anonymous meetings are on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m. On Tuesday the location is North Country Hospital located at 189 Proutry Drive in Newport 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.

 

NEK MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUP

The NEK Multiple Sclerosis Support Group will meet the first Wednesday of the month from 9:30 a.m. to noon, at North Country Hospital in the meeting room next to the library. For more information, call Stella at 766-0103.

 

NEWPORT AREA COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA REHEARSALS IN DERBY LINE

Newport Area Community Orchestra will hold regular rehearsals on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m., at the First Universalist Parish in Derby Line. Also openings for violin, viola, cello, string bass and bassoon for the upcoming fall concert season. (The orchestra does own a 17” viola and a ¾ size string bass available for use.) If interested, visit www.newportareacommunityorchestra.org/ or call 766-3021.

 

NORTH COUNTRY QUILTERS

Regular monthly meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m., at the Church of God on Crawford Road in Derby. New members are welcome.

 

NORTHEAST KINGDOM COMMUNITY ACTION ASSISTANCE

Available to help with forms, photocopies, faxes, phone assistance, fuel/electrical assistance, food shelf and commodities, Farm to Family coupons, holiday meals, seed packets, housing, temporary shelter, housing advocacy, and 3Squares applications.

NEWPORT: 70 Main St., Newport, VT 05855. 334-7316. Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

ISLAND POND: 70 Cross St., Island Pond, VT 05846. 723-6425. Hours: Tuesday 10 a.m. to noon.

  1. JOHNSBURY: 115 Lincoln St., St. Johnsbury, VT 05819. 748-6040. Hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

NORTHEAST KINGDOM COMMUNITY SINGERS

The Northeast Kingdom Community Singers, the choir based out of the First Universalist Parish of Derby Line, practices every Monday evening in the parish hall at 6:30 p.m. The choir often visits nursing homes with special concerts. To join or for more information, call David Harrison at 448-0612 or e-mail [email protected].

 

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.

 

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.

 

SUPER LUNCH AT ST. MARK’S IN NEWPORT

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on Second Street in Newport holds a free community Super Lunch from noon to 1 p.m. on the last Tuesday of every month. All are welcome.

 

STAMP CLUB IN NEWPORT

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

 

SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE SUPPORT GROUP

Third Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Faith Lighthouse Church on Route 105 in Newport (105 Alderbrook). A support group for those who have lost someone to suicide and wish to have a safe place to talk, share, and spend a little time with others who have had a similar experience.

 

TAI CHI CLASS

A Tai Chi Class (Bagua meditation) will be offered on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 6 to 7 p.m. Call Marc Bourdelle at 525-1234 for locations and more information.

 

TAI CHI IN BARTON

Leader Brenda Lowther is teaching Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention at the Barton Senior Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9 a.m. The Arthritis Foundation Thai Chi Program, developed by Dr. Paul Lam, uses gentle Sun-style Tai Chi routines that are safe, easy to learn, and suitable for every fitness level. For more information, call 525-4400.

 

TOPS MEETING AT BARTON LIBRARY

TOPS VT #82 Barton meets every Monday at Barton Public Library. 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. For further information, call 525-3685.

 

TOPS MEETING AT ISLAND POND PUBLIC LIBRARY

TOPS VT #135 Island Pond meets every Monday at Island Pond Public Library. Weigh-ins from 4:30 to 4:45 p.m.; meeting from 4:45 to 5:30 p.m. For further information, call Bev at 723-5907 or e-mail [email protected].

 

VAN SERVICE FROM WESTMORE TO BARTON

Every first and third Tuesday of each month there will be van service from Westmore to Barton. 10:30 a.m. pickup at the old Town Clerk’s office; 1:30 p.m. return trip to Westmore. Free to residents age 60 or older. For more information, call Mary at 525-4128 or the Area Agency on Aging at 334-2190.

 

VAN SERVICE TO SENIOR MEALS IN BARTON

Every Thursday there is van service to senior meals in Barton. The pickup schedule is as follows: 11:25 a.m., Mountain View Apartments; 11:30 a.m., Congress Court; 11:35 a.m., Monitor Manor; 11:40 a.m., Hillcrest; 11:45 a.m., Memorial Building; 11:50 a.m., Park Street trailer park. For more information, call Brenda Sargent at 525-4400.

 

WEDNESDAY POETS

Wednesday Poets, a poetry writing workshop, will continue for its fourth season at 6:30 p.m. at the Barton Public Library on Wednesdays. Weekly sessions run until 8:30 p.m. This workshop features writing and sharing (or not) in a relaxed and supportive space. Veteran and beginning poets make up the group; no prior experience is required. Materials and refreshments provided. For more information, call Adrien Helm at 525-3740.

 

WESTFIELD COMMUNITY MEAL SITE

Every Thursday at noon at the Westfield Community Center (North Hill Road/School St.). Suggested donation $4 with the 2nd Thursday of the month free. 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. Hours: Tuesday, noon–4:30 p.m. and 6–8 p.m.; Thursday, noon–4:30 p.m. For more information, call 755-6107.

 

BARTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

        100 Church Street, Barton. Open Mondays from 1–7 p.m., Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to noon and 1–7 p.m., Fridays from 1–7 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. (April 1–December 1). Friday Afternoon Classic Movies, Friday Night Movies. Scrabble players meet on the first and third Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. Afterschool Story Hour on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. throughout the school year.

 

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: Tuesday and Friday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Preschool Story Time: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Family Movie Night: Third Friday of the month at 6 p.m. Board of Trustees Meeting: Last Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. For more information, call the library at 766-5063, visit www.daileymemoriallibrary.org or check Facebook page.

 

GLOVER PUBLIC LIBRARY

51 Bean Hill Road, Glover. 525-6524 or 525-4365. www.gloverlibrary.org. Hours: Monday through Thursday, 1–6 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.–noon. Story Hour: Fridays at 10 a.m. Cook & A Book Discussion: Call for book and date. Children’s literature discussion group for adults: Call to sign up. Arm Chair Chats meets the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. For more information, call library coordinator Toni Eubanks at 525-4365.

 

GOODRICH MEMORIAL LIBRARY

202 Main Street, Newport. 334-7902. www.goodrichlibrary.org. Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Board of Trustees meetings: Meetings quarterly; call for dates. Book discussion groups: Third Thursday of the month at 1 p.m. Preschool story hour: Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Chess Club: First and third Wednesdays of each month at 3:30 p.m.

 

GREENSBORO FREE LIBRARY

53 Wilson Street, Greensboro. 533-2531. [email protected], www.greensborofreelibrary.org Librarian Mary Metcalf. Hours: Monday 10-4, Tuesday 10-7, Wednesday 10-4, Thursday 10-4, Friday 10-4, Saturday 10-2, and Sunday 11:30-1:30. For children: Story Hour at Four Seasons of Learning Center, 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. Wonder & Wisdom on Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. Currently showing in the gallery are print impressions by Phillip Robertson.

 

HASKELL FREE LIBRARY

93 Caswell Avenue, Derby Line. 873-3022, extension 201. www.haskellopera.com. Find them on Facebook. Librarian Nancy Rumery. Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; Thursday 9 a.m.–6 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Toddler Time: Thursdays and Fridays at 9:45 a.m. Book Club: second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Board of Trustees meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Purl Jam: A group for knitters meets at 6:30 p.m. the 4th Tuesday of the month.

 

HITCHCOCK MEMORIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

        Route 100, Westfield. 744-8258. Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 1– 5 p.m.

 

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 and Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Closed Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Handicapped accessible. Story Time: Mondays at 10:30 a.m. Board Meetings: 3:30 p.m. on the second Monday of every month. Computer tutorials: available by appointment.

 

LEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY

Irasburg. 754-2526. Hours: Monday, 3–8 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, 3–6 p.m.; and Saturday 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Story Hour for preschoolers and home schoolers Thursdays at 10 a.m., October 1–May 31 when school is in session.

 

RAND MEMORIAL LIBRARY

160 Railroad Street, North Troy. Hours: Monday and Tuesday 3–7 p.m., Wednesday 1–5 p.m., Thursday and Friday 8 a.m.–12 p.m. Find us on Facebook under www.facebook.com/William-H-Lucy-F-Rand-Memorial-Library.

 

  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 in the world. 753 Heights Rd. (Route 122), Glover (off Route 16 and I-91 S, exits 24/25). Open through November 1, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, please visit www.breadandpuppet.org or call 525-3031.

 

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. Landscapes in Oil by Barbara Grey on display through September 24.

 

CHARLESTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The Charleston Historical Society, located on Museum Drive in West Charleston is open by appointment. For more information, call 723-4833 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. Brick Kingdom Park open daylight hours.

 

DERBY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM

Located at 35 Junior High Drive in Derby Center. Open Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. through October 15.

 

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. 533-2457. www.greensborohistoricalsociety.org. Open Tues., Wed., and Thurs. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. 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.

 

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.

 

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. Sam Thurston will be showing paintings of “Along the River” during the month of September. Also on display will be a few watercolor and ink drawings depicting the Vermont river by the self taught artist Olga Lawson.

 

NORTHEAST KINGDOM ARTISANS GUILD (BACKROOM GALLERY)

430 Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury. 748-0158. www.nekartisansguild.com. Open Monday through Saturday, 10:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Landscapes in Oil by Barbara Grey and Still Life in Watercolor by Sachiko Yoshida, on display through September 24.

 

OLD STONE HOUSE MUSEUM (ORLEANS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY)

        109 Old Stone House Road, Brownington. 754-2022. [email protected]. www.oldstonehousemuseum.org. Museum open May 15–October 15, Wednesday–Sunday, 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 the third Wednesday of every month from noon to 4 p.m. (bring lunch). 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. Victoria Mathiesen: Paintings of near and far landscapes on display until November 7.

 

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

 

ROWE DESIGNS CUSTOM PICTURE FRAMING & GALLERY

287 East Main Street, Newport. Open Tuesday through Thursday, 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.–5 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m.–noon. Featuring wood carvings by Al Diem, scenic and nature photography by Robert Lyons and Gustav Verderber, Bella Doni Pottery, Edgewater Jewelry, original art by John Rowe, Elry Maze, Deb Cowan, Pat Lipinsky.

 

  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. “The F Train: Paintings by Ann Young” on display through September 30.

 

THE ART HOUSE GALLERY

67 South Craftsbury Road, Craftsbury. Open Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 9 a.m. to noon. 586-2200. www.vermontarthouse.org.

 

THE THIRD FLOOR GALLERY

Hardwick Inn, 4 South Main Street, Hardwick. Call 472-9933 for information.

 

THE MUSEUM OF EVERYDAY LIFE

3482 Dry Pond Road (Route 16) in Glover (short distance south of Shadow Lake Road). Clare Dolan: 626-4409. www.museumofeverydaylife.org. New Exhibit: “Dust” on display now. Admission by donation. Self-service museum, open every day from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

 

THE VIEUX FORGERON ART GALLERY

240a Dufferin St., Stanstead, Quebec. All are welcome! Hours: Thurs.–Sun. 11 a.m.–6 p.m. www.levieuxforgeron.com

 

WHITE WATER GALLERY

5 River Street by the bridge, East Hardwick Village. Open Sundays from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. or by appointment. Call Watergate at 563-2037. http://whitewatergallery.blogspot.com.

 

WOODEN HORSE ARTS GUILD (WHAG)

P.O. Box 502, North Troy 05859. 988-4300. www.woodenhorsearts.com. Wooden Horse Arts Guild is a 501c3 charitable organization composed of artists, crafters, writers, photographers, and musicians who live and work throughout Vermont and beyond. They support and encourage artistic excellence in the literary, visual, and performing arts. Their virtual gallery gives members an individual web page on www.woodenhorsearts.com. To read the news of members and arts around the area, visit http://blog.woodenhorsearts.com and Like them on Facebook.

 

YE OLD BLACKSMITH ART GALLERY

240 A Dufferin, Stanstead, Quebec. (819) 876-2282. Open Thursday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. In the heart of Rock Island in the historical Ye Olde Blacksmith overlooking the Tomifobia River. This historical blacksmith shop is now a cozy gallery featuring a variety of works from numerous local artists.

 

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