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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17

ONLINE AUCTION TO FUND MEDICAL RELIEF FOR CHILDREN IN GAZA
Bid upon anything from a night in the Stone City Treehouse, or a massage by local masseuse Olive Ylin, to a Vermont bootjack from Wild Acres Farm at www.32auctions.com/GazaChildrensAid in an online Auction for Children’s Medical Relief in Gaza.  Electronic bidding begins Wednesday, April 17 at 10 a.m., and ends May 3 at 8 p.m. More items will be added throughout the auction. If you would like to donate goods or services to the auction, contact Robin Cappuccino at [email protected] or Davis Sutherland at [email protected]. All proceeds will go to Palestine Children’s Relief Fund and Medical Aid for Palestinians. Purchased items to be picked up at the May 4th Celebration of Palestinian Culture and Resilience from noon-4 p.m., at the Greensboro United Church of Christ. Auction items not bid upon can be viewed and bid upon there; there will be Palestinian finger food, music, and cultural items to enjoy in addition to hearing Palestinian-American World Health expert Hamed Bakir and Jewish Voice for Peace organizer Jason Hirsh speak at 2 p.m. The event is free.

UNIVERSITY OF IRASBURG: LABOR ON LOCATION
Join Vermont Department of Labor staff to learn about and access services such as how to create a Vermont Job Link account, job searches, writing resumés, and more on Wednesdays in April (April 17, and 24) from 3-4:30 p.m. at the Leach Public Library. No registration needed – drop in. For more info visit leachpubliclibrary.org.

CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE MEETING
The Northeast Kingdom Civil War Roundtable monthly meeting will be on Wednesday, April 17, at the Eastside Restaurant in Newport. Optional dinner at 6 P.M. After dinner, Gary Olney will be the speaker talking about his Civil War ancestors.

NORTHEAST KINGDOM AMATEUR RADIO CLUB
The Northeast Kingdom Amateur Radio Club is now meeting at the Barton Public Library. The next meeting is on Wednesday April 17 at 7:00 PM.  Use the side entrance adjacent to the parking lot.

 

THRUSDAY, APRL 18

DARN IT! CRAFTERNOON IN CRAFTSBURY
Darn it! Crafternoon at the John Woodruff Simpson Memorial Library ON Thursday, April 18, from 3-5 p.m.  Bring your holey sweaters and socks, and Robin Wright will guide you through the darning. This is an informal group, you are welcome to bring any kind of project to work on, from knitting to sketching to needlepoint to painting, does not need to include darning. Refreshments provided. Free.

FRIDAY, APRIL 19

MOVIE AT THE HASKELL
Lucy Grizzlies Sophie (French with English subtitles) will be playing on Friday, April 19, from 7-9 p.m. at the Haskell Opera House located at 93 Caswell Ave. in Derby Line. Rated R. Cost is $5 per person.

SATURDAY, APRIL 20

UNIVERSITY OF IRASBURG: ALL ABOUT ELECTRIC VEHICLES
Instructor Ashley Rose will introduce zero emissions vehicle technology and infrastructure by an engineer who works in the industry at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, at the Leach Public Library. For more info or to register visit leachpubliclibrary.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 21

COUNTRY ACOUSTIC JAM- A.K.A.- PASS THE MIC
Country Acoustic Jam – A.K.A.- Pass the Mic. Will be held on Sunday, April 21, from 1- 4 p.m. at the Burke Community Building located at 212 School Street, in West Burke. Come to play, sing, dance or to listen. Refreshments are available. Door prize. For more info, call 802-467-3423 or Lynn Welch at 802-467-3019.

MONDAY, APRIL 22

CLIMATE CHANGE RESILIENCE IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY KICK-OFF
Learn about this effort to build resilience to climate change in Vermont and share your ideas and input to help craft a vision for a climate-resilient Vermont. Two sessions will be offered: Monday, April 22, 5:30-6:45 p.m. and Thursday, April 25, noon-1:15 p.m. Register for this virtual event at www.climatechange.vermont.gov/calendar.

TUESDAY, APRIL 23

UNIVERSITY OF IRASBURG: GRANT WRITING FOR BEGINNERS
Learn the basics of grant seeking and writing a strong application with Trisha Ingalls on Tuesday, April 23, at 6:30 p.m. at the Leach Public Library. For more info, call 802-754-2526.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24

COMMUNITY HYMN SING IN DERBY LINE
Join for an evening of a cappella hymn singing at the Derby Line Village Hall, 104 Main Street, on Wednesday, April 24 7 p.m. For more info, call 802-888-4552 or 802-498-4415.

UNIVERSITY OF IRASBURG: LABOR ON LOCATION
Join Vermont Department of Labor staff to learn about and access services such as how to create a Vermont Job Link account, job searches, writing resumés, and more on Wednesday, April 24 from 3-4:30 p.m. at the Leach Public Library. No registration needed – drop in. For more info visit leachpubliclibrary.org.

UNIVERSITY OF IRASBURG: HOW TO WRITE AN ETHICAL WILL
Learn the ins and outs of preparing an ethical will with Jeanne Desrochers on Wednesday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m., at the gallery on the common in Irasburg (beside the United Church). For more info or to register visit leachpubliclibrary.org.

FRIDAY, APRIL 26

SUGAR-ON-SNOW DINNER AND AUCTION FUNDRAISER
The River of Life Camp’s annual Sugar-on-Snow Dinner and Auction Fundraiser will be held on Friday, April 26 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the New Hope Bible Church located at 1145 Route 14 in Irasburg. Enjoy a delicious ham dinner, sweet sugar-on-snow, a live auction on many donated items. All money raised during this event will help send children to camp through scholarships. Dinner at 5:30. Auction at 6:30 and Sugar-on-Snow around 8 p.m. Costs $10 for adults and children 9 and older. $5 for children under 8 years of age. FREE for children 2 and under.

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

DABBLE DAY IN COVENTRY
The 14th Annual Dabble Day event will be held on Saturday, April 27, from 9:30 a.m.-Noon at the Coventry Village School.  The event will feature a wide variety of fun hands-on activities for young children, free books, snacks, and resources for families. Hosted by the Orleans Northern Essex Building Bright Futures Council community partners.

ALBANY VARIETY SHOW
Enjoy an evening of local talent at the Albany Town Hall on Saturday, April 27, at 7 p.m.  Admission by donation, all proceeds go to the Albany Historical Society. Interested in performing? Email Kristin Urie at [email protected], or call 802-755-6878.

UNIVERSITY OF IRASBURG: FASHION FUN
Andi Bittner, age 9, invites any youngster to come explore fabrics, textures, fashion design and your imagination on Saturday, April 27, from 2-3 p.m., at the Leach Public Library. Children will have a chance to design miniature outfits on stick dolls and then recreate a large-scale version of their own. This class will not involve sewing. For more info or to register visit leachpubliclibrary.org.

UNIVERSITY OF IRASBURG: GELLI PRINTING
Local artist Gretchen Bittner will share the wonderful world of gel pad printing on Saturday, April 27, from 4-5:30 p.m., at the Leach Public Library. This is a unique style of printing that utilizes acrylic paint, a gel pad surface, texturing tools, and creativity. No artistic ability required. Adults only. For more info or to register visit leachpubliclibrary.org.

THE STORY OF A VERMONT VILLAGE LIBRARY
The colorful past, lively present and dynamic future of Irasburg’s iconic Leach Public Library will be presented on Sunday, April 21, at 3 p.m. at the Leach Public Library. Presentations and discussion, led by professors Judith Jackson, Laurie Green-Holland, Philllis Mosher, Colette Houle, Trisha Ingalls, and more. For more info or to register visit leachpubliclibrary.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 28

ORLEANS COUNTY CORNHOLE FELINES & FRIENDS FUNDRAISER
Orleans County Cornhole is hosting an event to support Felines & Friends on Sunday, April 28 at the Elks Lodge in Derby. All skill levels are welcome. Cash prizes. To sign up for the Bring Your Own Partner tournament beginning at 1 p.m. preregister at https://share.scoreholio.com/aBijPK45nIb. For the Blind Draw at 5 p.m., preregister at https://share.scoreholio.com/mUIal6p6nIb.

ALL AGES SEASONAL SING IN EAST CRAFTSBURY
Join in singing Sunday, April 28, from 4-6 p.m. with simple harmonies, seasonal songs at the John Woodruff Simpson Memorial Library in East Craftsbury. For more info, contact Kristin Urie at [email protected].

NEK NEIGHBORS IN IRASBURG
Portraits in photographs and words of some of the unforgettable men and women who have made this corner of the Northeast Kingdom their home with Professors Phillis Mosher and John Miller on Sunday, April 28, at 1 p.m. at the Leach Public Library.

IRASBURG AND THE CIVIL WAR
How does a Rhode Island cavalryman who fought in the Civil War end up in Irasburg? Come find out at this exciting talk by Civil War historian Rob Grandchamp on Sunday, April 28, at 3 p.m. at the Leach Public Library. For more info or to register visit leachpubliclibrary.org.

MONDAY, APRIL 29

ACTIVE LISTENING: A WORKSHOP IN EAST CRAFTSBURY
An Active Listening: a workshop will be held with Scott Noyes on Monday, April 29, from 6-8 p.m.  at the East Craftsbury Presbyterian Church for parents, childcare providers and teachers. Active listening may be the most powerful interaction we have with children. Through reflection and acceptance, children begin to feel understood. Then true problem solving can begin. Free.

TUESDAY, APRIL 30

COMMON GROUND IN IRASBURG
Irasburg has a historic village center with a handsome common, set in a classic Northeast Kingdom landscape. Today it confronts several challenges to maintaining and preserving the character and utility of the village center. In 2024, Irasburg citizens will work with consulting engineers to document concerns and goals to identify potential solutions and select preferred alternatives. The class will kick off this important town-wide discussion on Tuesday, April 30, at 5 p.m. on the common with professors Judith Jackson, Michael Sanville, and more.

SATURDAY, MAY 18

CRAFT AND VENDOR EVENT IN NORTH TROY
A craft and vendor event will be held at the North Troy American Legion Post 28 on Saturday, May 18, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. featuring Jewelry, homemade baked goods, local artwork, and crafts.

FRIDAY, MAY 24

COBLEIGH LIBRARY PLANT SALE
The Friends of the Cobleigh Library Plant Sale will be held at the library, located at 14 Depot St. in Lyndonville on Friday, May 24, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday, May 25 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Indoor and outdoor plant donations accepted May 21-23 (Tues., Wed., and Thurs.). For more info, call 802-626-5475.

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COMMUNITY MEALS & FOOD SHELVES

ALBANY FOOD SHARE
The Albany Food Share is open every Saturday from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the entrance to the Albany Town Hall, Route 14.  If the increase in the cost of almost everything is affecting your ability to feed your family healthy foods, please know that the Albany Food Share is open to all.  Registration is not required.  If you live in Albany or Irasburg and are physically unable to pick up a Food Share, delivery can be arranged by calling Nadine at 802-755-6703, or Hannah at 802-793-4642. The Albany Food Share is part of the Hardwick Food Pantry and the Vermont Food Bank.

BARTON AND GLOVER SENIOR MEALS
Served in Barton Tuesday and Thursday at 12:30 p.m. followed by bingo. Served in Glover Wednesday at noon, followed by bingo at 1 p.m. For more info, call Mary Ann Royer at 802-525-0084.

GREEN MOUNTAIN BIBLE CHURCH OF ISLAND POND
567 Route 105, West Charleston Rd. www.gmbiblechurch.org. 802-723-6143. Free community dinner served every second Monday at 4 p.m. Food distribution every second Monday at 4:30 pm.

ISLAND POND CONGREGATE MEAL-SITE
Lunch is served Monday, Tuesday and Friday at noon. Island Pond Community Service is located at Sunrise Manor, 94 Main Street in Island Pond. For info, call 802-723-6130. Suggested donation is $5 per meal, but only pay what you can. All are welcome.  Also provided are Meals-on-wheels for the following areas: Island Pond, East Charleston, West Charleston, Morgan, Norton, Canaan and Bloomfield. If anyone know needs Meals-on Wheels, call 800-642-5119 to sign up.

ORLEANS FEDERATED CHURCH
The Orleans Community Food Shelf continues to operate Monday mornings from 8:30-9:30 a.m. with a pre-packed bag distribution. No sign up needed.

ST. MARK’S FOOD SHELF
St. Mark’s Food Shelf, in the Parish House, Second St., Newport, is open every Monday 11:30 to 12:30. It makes no difference where one lives, or financial standing. Anyone in need of food, please come. Each will receive a bag of groceries with additional food offerings if available.

TROY AREA LIONS CLUB COMMUNITY/SENIOR MEALSITE
All are welcome to enjoy the weekly meal at the Westfield Community Center, 59 North Hill Road (at School Street). The meal is served at noon each Thursday. A $4 donation is suggested. To-go meals are available for pickup around 12:15. For pickup orders call 802-744-5466 after 10 a.m. on Thursday.

THE GENNY MEAL PROGRAM
Under the Feed it Forward Fund and Genny Meal program, 20 free meals will be available to patrons of the Genny’s two locations in Albany and Craftsbury. Donations to the Feed it Forward Fund, in the form of a check, can be made out and mailed to Craftsbury General Store, 118 South Craftsbury Road, Craftsbury, VT 05826, with Feed it Forward in the memo line.

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CAMPS

GREEN MOUNTAIN CONSERVATION CAMP
The one-week camp programs are held at Lake Bomoseen in Castleton and Buck Lake in Woodbury for 12- to 14-year-olds. Campers participate in hands-on learning about fish and wildlife conservation, ecology, forestry, orienteering, safe firearm and archery techniques, swimming, canoeing, fishing and more. Conservation Camps open June 16 and continue until August 16.  Tuition is $250 for the week, including food, lodging and equipment, and financial assistance is available. Info and registration are available at www.vtfishandwildlife.com. For more info, contact [email protected] or call 802-522-2925.

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ONGOING

AL-ANON – ST. MARK’S, NEWPORT
Troubled by someone else’s drinking or drug use? Attend an Al-Anon meeting. Personal anonymity, as well as confidentiality of members sharing in the program, creates a safe place to get help. Virtual and in-person meeting dates and times are listed on the VT Al-Anon website: www.vermontalanonalateen.org. The Newport in-person weekly meeting has returned to St. Mark’s Episcopal Church (in the Parish Hall behind church) on Tuesdays from 7 to 8 p.m. at 44 Second Street, Newport.

ALBANY LIBRARY WRITING GROUP
This will be a creative space, where writers support each other in facing down the blank page. The group will be facilitated by assistant librarian and writer Krista Mayer. Teens and adults are both welcome. Writing prompts provided. This group meets from 2-4 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month at the Albany Public Library.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
For anyone who thinks they have a problem and would like help, Alcoholics Anonymous is available during this time of COVID-19. Virtual meeting dates and times are listed at Vermont Area 70 website: https://aavt.org. Click on blue virtual meeting links or call the NEK area confidential hotline at 802-334-1213.

ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVERS IN-PERSON SUPPORT GROUP
Newport (VT) Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group provides support and informative exchange with those caring for someone with dementia. Offered monthly, in-person, every 4th Tuesday, 3:30-5 p.m. Goodrich Memorial Library, Main Street, Newport, 2nd floor. Informal and confidential. Elevator access and handicap parking in rear of building. Contact Suzi, 802-673-9499 or [email protected] for any questions.

AMERICAN LEGION POST #7 HARDWICK
51 North Main Street, Hardwick. Ongoing bingo every Monday night. Doors open at 6 p.m., bingo starts at 7 p.m. The kitchen will be open serving a small menu until 8 p.m.
AMERICAN LEGION POST #21 NEWPORT
The American Legion Post #21 is located at 5 Veterans Avenue in Newport (next to the high school). Ongoing events include Bingo every Friday at 6:30 p.m. and every Sunday at 12:30 p.m., and live music from 6-9 p.m. on Thursdays.

AMERICAN LEGION POST #28 NORTH TROY
Located at 254 Dominion Ave. in North Troy.  Bingo every Tuesday at 6:25 p.m. Doors open at 4:30 p.m.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP – FIRST YEAR’S FIRSTS 
Orleans Essex VNA & Hospice provides a monthly support group for people who have experienced the loss of a loved one over the past year. Facilitated by the OEVNA Chaplain “Mickey” Richards and OEVNA Social Worker Donna Laurin. The group meets the first Tuesday of the month (July will be Wednesday, July 5) from 3-4 p.m., at OEVNA, 46 Lakemont Road in Newport. There is no cost to attend. For more info call OEVNA at 802-334-5213. No pre-registration needed.

BILINGUAL (SPANISH-ENGLISH) PLAYGROUP
Sundays, 2-3 p.m.  at the John Woodruff Simpson Memorial Library for children ages 4-9, accompanied by an adult. Free. 1972 East Craftsbury Road, East Craftsbury.

BOARD GAME GROUP IN ALBANY
Board Game Group at the Albany Public Library meets on the second Saturday of each month for ages 10 and up. Questions, email [email protected], or [email protected]. Albany Public Library, 830 Main Street, in Albany.

BORDER BOARD GAMES IN DERBY LINE
Play modern board games like Wingspan or Ticket to Ride the third Saturday of each month at the Derby Line Village Hall from 5-11 p.m. No experience necessary. Games are taught. Bring your own games or just show up. For more info, contact Bethany at [email protected] or text 802-624-0862. On facebook@borderboardgames.

BREAD AND PUPPET PERFORMANCES
Idiots of the World Unite Against the Idiot System, every Saturday July 15-August 26 at 3 p.m.  Paper Mâché Mass every Saturday, now through August 26 at 4:30 p.m. Mother Dirt Circus and Pageant every Sunday, through August 27 at 3 p.m.

BRIDGE CLUB – ARTHUR AIKEN DUPLICATE
The Arthur Aiken Duplicate Bridge Club meets Mondays at 12:30 p.m. at 160 Railroad Street in North Troy. For more info, contact Eric McCann at 802-988-4773 or Denny Lyster at 802-744-6839.

COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS
The Northeast Chapter of The Compassionate Friends meets every third Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8 p.m. at Orleans Federated Church, School St. in Orleans. Losing a child is the worst loss any parent can endure. Join in sharing the life of your child, bring a photo, maybe a poem, you need not walk alone. Please call if you are attending or for questions contact Fran Smith at 802-673-9910 or Bev Gage at 802-673-9027. Masks will be required.

CRAFTING IN DERBY LINE
Craft the second Saturday of each month at the Derby Line Village Hall from noon-4 p.m. Conversation, painting, needlework, visiting, etc. Come and go as you please. Contact Ken at [email protected] or 802-334-8033.

DEATH CAFE IN ALBANY
An informal conversation about death, facilitated by Kelsey Crelin. Refreshments are provided. This group meets on at 6 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the Albany Public Library.

DANCES OF UNIVERSAL PEACE IN DERBY LINE
Dances of Universal Peace the second Sunday of each month at the Derby Line Village Hall from 2-4 p.m. Gentle, spiritual circle dances. No experience necessary. Indoor shoes. Phone ahead. For more info, contact Heather at 802-895-4341.

FOLK MUSIC JAM
1st and 3rd Saturdays at 10 a.m. Pope Library (Community Center) in Danville, “Back porch style” sit in a circle and take turns choosing a tune/song. Listeners welcome. For more info, call 802-684-2256 or Vicki at 802-535-6069.

GENTLE FITNESS CLASS IN NEWPORT
Attend a free gentle class that is mostly seated on Mondays at 11 a.m. at the Newport Baptist Church, 306 East Main St. in Newport.  Anyone can take this class even with limited mobility. For more info, call Mo at 802-895-4297.

JOURNEY TO RECOVERY SUPPORT GROUP
212 Prouty Drive, Newport. 802-624-4156. https://jtr-cc.org/.  Monday – Parents in Recovery at noon; Tuesday – All Recovery at noon; Narcotics Anonymous at 6 p.m.; Wednesday – Parents in Recovery at noon; Thursday – Lunch Chat at noon, Seeking Safety at 2 p.m., Al-Anon Anonymous at 6 p.m. zoom only; Friday – Families in Recovery at noon, All Recovery at 1p.m.; Sunday – Alcoholics Anonymous at 9 a.m. at North Country Hospital. All groups are accessible over Zoom, excluding lunch chat. Links on website.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS – TROY
All you can eat breakfast every third Sunday 8 to 11 a.m. to benefit families in need. All you can eat for $9. Kids under five are free. St. Andre Bessette Parish, Troy Church Hall, 130 South Pleasant St., Troy. Sponsored by Council 7943. For more info, contact 802-673-7510 or 802-323-2470.

LINE DANCE WITH MO IN DERBY
Free beginner line dance class.  Motown, funky, oldies, Latin, country and more at the Dailey Memorial Library in Derby on Wednesdays at 11 a.m. No class on March 13. Wear comfy shoes and bring water.  For more info, call Mo at 802-895-4297.

MUSIC JAM SESSION IN DERBY LINE
The music jam will be held from 2-5 p.m. the 4th Sunday of the month at Derby Line Village Hall. All music players are welcome. For more info, call Donna 802-673-9101

NCSU TRAVELING PLAYGROUP!
Children ages 0 – 3 years and their caregivers, from any town, are invited to attend playgroups led by the NCSU Early Childhood Paraeducators and community resource staff. Contact Diane to learn more: 802-334-5847, ext. 2046, or [email protected]. Come play, enjoy circle, and snack time, and take away books and materials for at-home learning! Playgroups will take place in the Pre-K classrooms of Coventry Village School and Lowell Graded School, and in the NCSU Family Resource Center in Newport. You do not have to be a resident of these towns to attend playgroup! Coventry Village School – 3rd Friday mornings 8:30-10:30 a.m. Lowell Graded School – 3rd Friday Afternoons 11-1 p.m. (includes lunch!). NCSU Family Resource Center, 121 Duchess Ave. Suite B, Newport – 2nd Wednesday • Afternoons 1:30-3 p.m. Runs through May.

NEK RAINBOW COALITION
LGBTQIA+ group meets every fourth Thurs­day at 6:30 p.m. at 44 Sec­ond St. in New­port (be­hind St. Mark’s Epis­co­pal Church) for board games, peer sup­port, movie nights, dis­cus­sions, and Pride event plan­ning. Queer com­mu­nity mem­bers and al­lies are wel­come. Snacks and drinks are pro­vided. See nekrc.com for more de­tails.

NEWPORT ELKS LODGE #2155
3736 US Route 5, Derby. Wednesday – Pool tournaments 6:30 p.m. $5 buy in. Thursdays – Dart tournaments 6:30 p.m. -$5 buy in. Bingo 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Fridays – Pub night 5 to 7:30 p.m. Cornhole at 6:30 p.m. bags fly at 7 p.m. $7 per person. Shuffleboard at 6:30 p.m. $6 buy in. All activities open to the public. All-you-can-eat monthly breakfast cancelled until further notice.

NORTH COUNTRY QUILTERS GUILD
The North Country Quilters Guild meets the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Church of God on the Crawford Road (behind the Community Bank in Derby).  New members welcome anytime regardless of skill level. Contact Kathy Nolan at [email protected] or Noreen Hinton at [email protected] to be included on the email list. For more info, visit www.northcountryquiltersvt.com.

SPANISH/ENGLISH BILINGUAL PLAYGROUP
Spanish/English bilingual playgroup for children ages 4-9 on Sundays, 3-4 p.m. at the J.W. Simpson Library in East Craftsbury.

STAMP CLUB IN NEWPORT
The Memphremagog Stamp Club meets on the first and third Wednesday of every month at CALLICO, 326 Bluff Road in Newport from 7 to 9 p.m.  Call Denis for details at 802-334-6001.  All stamp collecting interests are welcome.

VFW POST #798 AUXILIARY
VFW Post #798 located at 141 Central Street, Newport. Regular monthly meeting is held the 2nd Sunday of the month at 6:05 p.m. Pub Night is on Thursday nights from 5:30 -7:30 p.m. Dine-in or takeout. Call 802-334-7717 for questions and to place your order. Visit Facebook-VFW POST 798 Auxiliary to view the menu. First Sunday of the month All You Can Eat Breakfast 8 to 11 a.m. – adults $10, children 12 and under $6.

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CHURCH NOTIFICATIONS

ALBANY & EAST ALBANY        

ALBANY METHODIST CHURCH – 906 Main Street, Albany. 802-754-2790. Sundays, at 10 a.m. Nursery – teen Sunday School.

EAST ALBANY CHURCH – 2881 Creek Road, Irasburg. 802-323-7667.

BARTON AREA

LAKE REGION PARISH – BARTON UNITED CHURCH, GLOVER COMMUNITY CHURCH & WEST GLOVER CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH –  802-525-3607. Sunday services will be held at the Glover Community Church at 10 a.m. with  Reverend Joan Vincent. Children are welcome. Sunday school available.

MOST HOLY TRINITY PARISH – Barton, Orleans, and Irasburg. Mass times: Saturday at 4 p.m. at St. Theresa’s in Orleans; Sunday at 8:15 a.m. at St. John Vianney in Irasburg, 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s in Barton; Wednesday at 6:15 p.m. at St. Theresa’s in Orleans; Thursday and Friday at 8:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s in Barton. Check the bulletin or call the rectory at 802-525-3711 to confirm weekday Mass times.

NORTHEAST KINGDOM QUAKERS – Summer location (weather permitting) Sunday Meeting for Worship at 10 a.m. on the lawn outside the Glover library. Otherwise, Meeting for Worship will be inside at the Barton library. Zoom available at both locations. Vee at 802-754-2029 or email Linda at [email protected].

BROWNINGTON           

BROWNINGTON CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH – Hinman Settler Road, Brownington Village. Sunday service  April 21 service with Dexter Rowe at 11 a.m.

BROWNINGTON CENTER CHURCH – 9 Spirit Road, Brownington. Pastor Neal Perry. 802-754-2396. Sunday worship at 10 a.m.

CHARLESTON, EAST & WEST CHARLESTON

CHARLESTON GRACE MOVEMENT – Rightly dividing the word of truth. 2 Timothy 2:15. For Bible study time and location, call 802-723-4831.

PLYMOUTH CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH – 7068 VT-105, East Charleston. 802-723-5873. The church is handicap accessible.

WEST CHARLESTON BAPTIST CHURCH – 1028 VT Route 105, West Charleston. 802-895-4509. Sunday service at 9 a.m. Social time following. Bible study Wednesday at 6 p.m. Interim Pastor, Glenn Peterson.

COVENTRY

GRACE BRETHREN CHURCH – 3 VT Route 14, Coventry. 802-754-2363. Pastor Scott Libby. Worship service Sundays at 10 a.m. Handicapped accessible. Nursery provided and children’s church during sermon. Bible studies in homes. Call for details.

CRAFTSBURY & EAST CRAFTSBURY

EAST CRAFTSBURY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH – 1773 Ketchum Hill Road, Craftsbury. Sunday Bible study 10 a.m. Sunday worship 11 a.m. YouTube at 11 a.m.

OUR LADY OF FATIMA CATHOLIC CHURCH – 21 Creek Road, Craftsbury. For Mass schedules, go to www.mqasvt.org.

THE UNITED CHURCH OF CRAFTSBURY – 7 Church Lane, Craftsbury Common. 802-586-8028. [email protected]. Sunday service is 10 a.m. Past services are available at www.unitedchurchofcraftsbury.com.

DERBY & DERBY LINE

CHURCH OF GOD IN DERBY – 295 Crawford Road in Derby. www.newportcog.com. On Facebook @Newport-VT-Church-of-God.

FIRST UNIVERSALIST PARISH OF DERBY LINE – 112 Main St., Derby Line. 802-873-3563. [email protected]. Visit www.derbylineuu.org for service schedule. Service at 10:30 a.m. in person and on Zoom.  Sunday, April 21 service followed by potluck.

ST. EDWARD THE CONFESSOR – 59 Elm St., Derby Line. 802-334-5066. Masses: Sunday 8:30 a.m., Monday & Friday 5:30 p.m.

GREENSBORO & GREENSBORO BEND

GREENSBORO UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST – Join livestream worship services Sunday at 10 a.m. www.guccvt.org.

ST. MICHAEL CHURCH – 270 The Bend Road, Greensboro Bend. Regular Sunday Masses 10:30 a.m. For parish info, go to www.mqasvt.org.

HARDWICK & EAST HARDWICK

HARDWICK BIBLE BAPTIST CHURCH – 296 South Main Street, Hardwick. 802-472-5294.

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH – 39 West Church Street, Hardwick. Church office 802-472-5979. Tuesday evenings at 5 p.m., a brief prayer service is held on Zoom. Most services feature organ music by music Director Rip Keller.

ST. NORBERT CHURCH – 193 Main St., Hardwick. Regular weekend Masses: Saturday, 4 p.m. and Sunday 8:30 a.m. For info, go to www.mqasvt.org.

HOLLAND

HOLLAND COMMUNITY CHURCH – 3088 Valley Road, Holland. Rev. Robert Martin, Interim Pastor. Sunday services and children’s church at 10 a.m. Online Worship on Facebook @HollandCommunityChurch. Contact through Facebook Messenger. Bible study Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Handicapped accessible.

IRASBURG

IRASBURG UNITED CHURCH – Pastor Reverend Avril Cochran. Sunday 9:30 a.m. Communion first Sunday of every month.  Steeple  lights for the month of August are lit in memory of Wanda Kesler and Lucilu from her daughter Diana LaClair.

ISLAND POND

CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH IN ISLAND POND – 30 Paradis Mountain Road, Island Pond. 802-487-0229. Pastor Ian R. Gilpatric.

GREEN MOUNTAIN BIBLE CHURCH OF ISLAND POND – 567 Route 105, West Charleston Rd. www.gmbiblechurch.org. 802-723-6143. Sunday Services at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday Night Adult Bible Study at 6 p.m. Friday Family Fun Night at 6 p.m. Free community dinner served every second Monday at 4 p.m. Food distribution every second Monday at 4:30 p.m. Community Closet open Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

ST. JAMES THE GREATER – 146 Middle St., Island Pond. Masses: Friday 11 a.m., Sunday 10:30 a.m.

MORGAN

MORGAN UNITED CHURCH  – Mead Hill, Morgan. 802-895-4526. Sunday services at 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m.  Nursery and Sunday School.  Rev Michael S. DeSena.

NEWARK

NEWARK STREET UNION MEETINGHOUSE – Newark. For more info, Colleen Geddis at [email protected]. Easter Sunrise Service with Rev. Bruce Comisky and organist John Fish on Sunday, March 31 at 6:30 a.m.

NEWPORT

FAITH LIGHTHOUSE CHURCH—Assembly of God – 51 Alderbrook Road, Newport. Sunday adult Bible study at 9 a.m., worship service at 10:30 a.m. Adult Bible study Wednesday evenings at 6 p.m.

LIFE IN CHRIST FELLOWSHIP – 81 Weaver St., Newport. www.lifeinchristvt.org and on Facebook. Sunday service 10 a.m.

SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH – 37 Concord Avenue, Newport. 207-812-8088; 802-334-3096. Saturday Sabbath School at 9:30 a.m. Saturday Worship Service at 11 a.m. Pastor Josias Baez-Roman.

THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS  – 3417 Darling Hill Road, Newport. 802-334-5700. Sunday – Sacrament meeting at 10 a.m. Sunday School at 11:10 a.m. Primary program for children 18 months and up during 2nd meeting.

ST. MARK’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH – 44 Second Street, Newport 802-334-7365. www.stmarksnewport.org. Services in person every Sunday 9:30-10:30 a.m. with coffee hour following. Services also on Zoom. See Facebook for Zoom link or email [email protected]. Food shelf open to all every Monday from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

ST. MARY STAR OF THE SEA – 191 Clermont Terrace, Newport. 802-487-9881. Masses: Sunday Vigil 4 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, 9:30 & 11 a.m. Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. & 4 p.m.

THE UNITED CHURCH OF NEWPORT – Sunday service at 9:30 a.m. Services broadcast on NEKTV and on YouTube. Bags of food are available at the church from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

ORLEANS

ORLEANS FEDERATED CHURCH – 24 School Street, Orleans. 802-754-6486. [email protected]. Sunday worship at 9 a.m. A Zoom link is available. Email for Zoom invitation.

SHEFFIELD

SHEFFIELD FEDERATED CHURCH – Berry Hill Road, Sheffield. Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Rob Perkins.

SUTTON

SUTTON BAPTIST CHURCH – 802-525-4214. Pastor Mark Heinrichs. Sunday services at 10:15 a.m. and on YouTube.com at Vermont Country Pastor.

TROY

ST. ANDRE BESSETTE PARISH – Formerly Sacred Heart of Jesus, 130 S. Pleasant St., North Troy. Mass 4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday morning. Daily Mass every weekday at 9 a.m. except Monday when an hour of Adoration takes place.

WESTMORE

WESTMORE COMMUNITY CHURCH – 27 Hinton Hill Rd., Westmore. westmorecommunitychurch.com or on Facebook. Worship Sunday at 9:30 with Rev. Bob Liebold followed by coffee and fellowship. Special music with organist and choir direstor mark Violette.

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GALLERIES & MUSEUMS

CATAMOUNT ARTS
15 Eastern Ave., St. Johnsbury.  802-748-2600. www.catamountarts.org.

CHARLES M. AND HANNA H. GRAY GALLERY
Located at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital (NVRH) on the hospital’s main floor.  Art Gallery Curator Jennifer Layn, [email protected]. (802) 748-7313 All exhibited art is for sale and a portion of the proceeds benefit the NVRH ARTs program.

CHARLESTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM
Museum Drive, West Charleston. 802-723-6024. Open Wednesdays 2-4 p.m. through September or by appointment.

CRYSTAL LAKE FALLS HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
Closed for the season.  The Brick Kingdom Park open during daylight hours.

DERBY HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM
37 Junior High Drive, Derby. 802-766-8080. Open Sundays 2-4 p.m. or by appointment.

FAIRBANKS MUSEUM
1302 Main Street, St. Johnsbury. 802-748-2372. www.fairbanksmuseum.org.

GLOVER HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM
51 Bean Hill, above Town Clerk’s Office and Glover Public Library. Open most Monday afternoons, 1-5 p.m., or by appointment. Call Betsy at 802-525-4051 or Joan at 802-525-6212.

GREENSBORO HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM
29 Breezy Avenue, Greensboro.

GREATER BARTON ARTS
396 Main St. (across from the Post Office). Closed until spring. Facebook: Greater Barton Arts. www.greaterbartonarts.com. [email protected]. Creation and Conversation: Monday morning open studio from 9:30-11 a.m. at the Barton library.

HIGHLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS
2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro. 802-533-2000. www.highlandartsvt.org. Open Wednesday – Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. by reservation only.

MAC CENTER FOR THE ARTS
158 Main Street, Newport. 802-334-1966. www.maccenterforthearts.com. Open Tuesday – Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Sunday and Monday.

MEMPHREMAGOG HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Emory Hebard State Office Building, 100 Main Street, Newport. 802-334-6195. Open to the public, Monday to Friday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The exhibits is a permanent display of panels: Crossroads Before & Beyond Abenakis Culture and Timeline, Remembering the City of Newport’s Vanishing History of Legends, and Celebrating Confluence.

MUSEUM OF EVERYDAY LIFE
3482 Dry Pond Road (Rt. 16), Glover. www.museumofeverydaylife.org. 802-626-4409. Open every day from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

NORTHEAST KINGDOM ARTISANS’ GUILD
Back Room Gallery at 430 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury. 802-748-0158. www.nekartisansguild.com. Open Tuesday – Saturday 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

OLD STONE HOUSE MUSEUM & HISTORIC VILLAGE
109 Old Stone House Road, Brownington. 802-754-2022. [email protected]. www.OldStoneHouseMuseum.org. Closed for the season. Open mid-May to mid-October. Grounds open year-round for self-guided tours.

PARKER PIE GALLERY
161 County Road, West Glover. 802-525-3366. Martha Elmes “Cuts: The Barfly Series” now through April 23.

THE SATELLITE GALLERY
71 Depot Street, Lyndonville. 802-229-8317. facebook.com/thesatellitevt. Open Wednesday and Saturday noon-4 p.m. or by appointment.

WHITE WATER GALLERY
5 River Street, East Hardwick Village. 802-563-2037. whitewatergallery.blogspot.com Open Sunday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. or by appointment.

WOODSHED GALLERY AT BREAD & PUPPET THEATER
753 Heights Rd. in Glover at Bread and Puppet.

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LIBRARIES

ALBANY PUBLIC LIBRARY
830 Main St., Albany. 802-755-6107. [email protected]. www.albanypubliclibraryvt.org. Open Monday 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Wednesday and Friday 3-6 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Storytime Mondays 10 a.m. with snacks, arts and crafts, and simple science experiments.

BARTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
100 Church St., Barton. 802-525-6524. https://bartonpubliclibrary.org. Open Monday 2-6 p.m., Tuesday 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-noon. Monday story time 4-5 p.m. Wednesday story time 10:30 a.m.-noon.

COBLEIGH PUBLIC LIBRARY
14 Depot Street, Lyndonville. 802-626-5475. www.cobleighlibrary.org. Open Monday noon-5 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday noon-7 p.m., Wednesday and Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

CRAFTSBURY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Church Lane, Craftsbury Common. 802-586-9683. [email protected]. www.craftsburypubliclibrary.org. Open Monday and Thursday 2-6 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

DAILEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY
101 Junior High Drive, Derby Center. 802-766-5063. www.daileymemoriallibrary.org. Open Tuesday and Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturdays 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

GLOVER PUBLIC LIBRARY
51 Bean Hill Rd, Glover. 802-525-4365. https://gloverlibrary.org. Open Monday 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Tuesday 2-5 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday noon-5 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m.-noon.

GOODRICH MEMORIAL LIBRARY
202 Main St., Newport. 802-334-7902. www.goodrichlibrary.org. [email protected]. Open Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Story time: 10:30 a.m. every Thursday geared for children 3 to 5 includes a scavenger hunt for the letter of the week, followed by stories, songs, and a craft. Pokémon Card Trading Club: 4 p.m. every Wednesday. Book Club: 1 p.m. every third Thursday. Board Meeting: noon every third Friday.

GREENSBORO FREE LIBRARY
53 Wilson Street, Greensboro. 802-533-2531. [email protected]. www.greensborofreelibrary.org. Open Tuesday 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and Sunday 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

HASKELL FREE LIBRARY AND OPERA HOUSE
93 Caswell Ave., Derby Line. 888-626-2060.  [email protected]. https://haskellopera.com. open to members from Tuesday to Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tours of the library and opera house are available by reservation.

HITCHCOCK MUSEUM AND LIBRARY
1252 VT Route 100, Westfield. 802-744-8258. www.westfield.vt.gov/hitchcock-library. Open Tuesday 2-7 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m-3 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

ISLAND POND PUBLIC LIBRARY
49 Mill St, Island Pond. 802-723-6134. www.islandpondpubliclibrary.com

JOHN WOODRUFF SIMPSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY
1972 East Craftsbury Road, Craftsbury. 802-586-9692. Open Wednesday and Saturday from 9 a.m.-noon, Thursday from 9 a.m.-noon and 2-6 p.m., Sunday noon-1 p.m.

JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
1 Water St., Orleans. 802-754-6660. [email protected]. www.jonesmemoriallibrary.org. Open Monday 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday 1-5 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

LEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY
Irasburg. 802-754-2526. www.leachpubliclibrary.org. Open Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3-6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

LOWELL COMMUNITY LIBRARY
2270 Route 100, Lowell. 802-744-2317. [email protected]. Open Tuesday 3-6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

RAND MEMORIAL LIBRARY
160 Railroad Street, North Troy. 802-988-4741. [email protected].  www.randmemorial.com. Open Monday and Tuesday 3-7 p.m., Wednesday 1-5 p.m., Thursday and Friday 8 a.m.-noon. Storytime Fridays at 10 a.m.

JOHNSBURY ATHENAEUM ART GALLERY & PUBLIC LIBRARY
1171 Main Street, St. Johnsbury. 802-748-8291. www.stjathenaeum.org. Open Monday to Friday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

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