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To qualify, events must be a benefit, not for profit, or free to attend to be listed at no charge. Deadline to submit events for publication is noon on Monday. Please email them to [email protected].


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4

STORYTELLING AND BOOK GIVEAWAY IN BARTON
Join the CliF Foundation, Green Mountain Farm to School, and the Barton Public Library for a storytelling event for both children and adults. Come to the Barton Public Library/ Barton Graded School on Wednesday, August 4, at 10 a.m. to meet Vermont children’s author, Natalie Kinsey-Warnock. Every child in attendance will get to choose two new books to take home and keep. Lunchbox will be serving free meals for kids 0-18 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Adult meals are also available for purchase. For more info, contact GMFTS at [email protected] or the Barton Public Library at [email protected].


CANCELLATION

FAMILY DANCE IN WESTMORE
The Westmore family dance to be held Saturday, August 14, at the Westmore Community Fellowship Hall has been canceled.


SATURDAY, AUGUST 7

ICE CREAM MAKING IN HARDWICK
Free family-friendly workshops in making ice cream, yogurt and smoothies with a blender giveaway are being offered by Grow Your Own in August. Grow Your Own is a food-independence project of the Hardwick Area Food Pantry (HAFP), Center for an Agricultural Economy (CAE) and Wonder Arts. Workshops are outdoors at Atkins Field pavilion in Hardwick from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. Registration is required by the Thursday before the workshop, so there are enough supplies for each participant. Space in the workshops is limited. Ice cream making with Harmoney and Josh Peets will be held on August 7. Yogurt making, smoothies and blender giveaway will be on August 21 with Harmoney Peets and Carol Fairbank. To register email [email protected] or call (802) 472-5940.

MISSISQUOI RIVER PADDLE-PEDAL
The Missisquoi River Paddle will be held on Saturday, August 7. (Registration closes Friday, August 6 at 10 a.m.) This family-friendly event combines 6.5 miles of paddling down a wild and scenic section of the Missisquoi River and 5 miles of cycling on the adjacent Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail. For info and registration, go to https://shop.northernforestcanoetrail.org/product/8649D89/missisquoi-river-paddle-pedal.

BENEFIT BARBECUE IN WEST CHARLESTON
Devaney’s Farm Stand will hold a benefit barbecue for the Charleston Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday, August 7, from noon to 4 p.m. Rain or shine. Suggested donation $12. Pulled pork, burgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, salads, chips, desserts, and refreshments. Takeout available. 50/50 raffles. For more info, call Bob at (802) 895-4080 or Duane at (802) 723-6640.

PLEIN AIR IN WESTMORE
The Westmore Association invites all artists to a paint out of Willoughby Lake and the surrounding area on Saturday, August 7. Enjoy a day painting using any medium. Registration will be at the Westmore Fellowship Hall from 8 to 9 a.m. Artist canvases will be stamped and two can be submitted for judging. A list of locations, including private residences, will be available. A reception and awards will take place on Sunday, August 8. from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Westmore Fellowship Hall. For information, and to register please contact Ellie at [email protected]

DERBY COMMUNITY YARD AND BOOK SALE
The Dailey Memorial Library is sponsoring a community yard sale with its annual book sale on Saturday, August 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Derby Green.  Spaces may be rented for $25 each, and participants will keep all of their profits.  Call the library at (802) 766-5063 with questions or to reserve a spot.

ARTS AND CRAFTS AND GIFTABLES SHOW IN ISLAND POND
An Arts and Crafts and Giftables show will be held in Island Pond on Saturday, August 7 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the American Legion hall in Island Pond. There will be vendors from near and far. For more information or to reserve a spot, call Bev Pepin at (386) 481-8328.

LUNCHEON, CRAFTS AND BAKE SALE IN MORGAN
The Circle of Friends will hold a bazaar, luncheon, crafts and bake sale on Saturday, August 7 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Morgan Community House.


SUNDAY, AUGUST 8

OLD STONE HOUSE DAY
A century-long Orleans County tradition, Old Stone House Day 2021 will be held again in-person Sunday, August 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be food, vendors, a museum open house, a keynote speech by artist Katie Runde, crafts and fun for families and children. Plus, live music by the Michael Hahn Quartet, Vicki Moore and Friends and Highland Way Trio. All museum members are encouraged to stay for the 2021 Annual Meeting from 2:30 to 4 p.m. All at 109 Old Stone House Road, Brownington, VT 05860. Details: www.OldStoneHouseMuseum.org. Questions, call (802)754-2022 or email [email protected]

MIKE MAIN AND THE BRANCHES IN CONCERT IN ST. JOHNSBURY
Alt-rock sensation Mike Mains and the Branches to perform on Sunday, August 8 at Dog Mountain, as part of the Levitt AMP St. Johnsbury Music Series. Concert begins at 5 p.m. and dogs are welcome. Parking is available on site, including handicapped spaces, and carpooling is encouraged. Bar service and food will be available. Picnicking is welcome, but no outside alcohol is permitted. Patrons are encouraged to comply with evolving CDC COVID-safety guidelines. For more info, visit www.catamountarts.org.


MONDAY, AUGUST 9

GREENSBORO HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S ANNUAL MEETING
Greensboro Historical Society’s annual meeting will be held on Monday, August 9, at 7p.m. at UCC Fellowship Hall.  Two experts, Gail Sangree, researcher and Peggy Day Gibson, former director of the Old Stone House Museum, will discuss whether Timothy Hinman was a “Rogue or Hero?” and the history of the Hinman Settler Road.


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11

MODERN TIMES THEATRE AND PIE AUCTION
The Westmore Association will host Modern Times Theatre’s Punch and Judy live, outdoors in the Westmore Memorial Park (Route 5A across from the Church). The show has been updated for the 21st century. There is a $5 suggested donation for the show. After the show a pie auction will be held. For more information, contact Ellie at [email protected].


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18

BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN
ST. JOHNSBURY (BPW) NETWORKING EVENT
Business and Professional Women St. Johnsbury (BPW is hosting a 1920s themed Networking event on Wednesday, August 18 at the St. Johnsbury Distillery, located at 74 Eastern Ave, St. Johnsbury. This event will commemorate 101 years since the signing of the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote. This event is open to all. Join BPW for a night of networking and karaoke. The event will start at 5 p.m. with a cash bar, provided by Saint Johnsbury Distillery, a food buffet, and karaoke. The cost of attendance is by donation. BPW will host a 50/50 raffle with door prizes. All proceeds benefit the St. Johnsbury BPW programming. Registration is required if you will be bringing business materials and encouraged for all others so that seating can be properly arranged. Register by emailing Tabitha at [email protected]. Costumes are encouraged, but not required.


FRIDAY, AUGUST 20

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL #1568 AUCTION
Knights of Columbus Council #1568 Auction will be held on Friday, August 20, 7 p.m. at Dona’s Car Store, 154 Route 15 West, Hardwick. Pre-owned and new items; gifts and services from local businesses. For items needing pickup, call Joe at (802) 586-2899, Bear at (802) 472-5501 or Richard at (802) 472-8282.


SATURDAY, AUGUST 21

YOGURT AND SMOOTHIE MAKING IN HARDWICK
A yogurt making, smoothies and blender giveaway will be held from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 21 with Harmoney Peets and Carol Fairbank. This is being offered by Grow Your Own in August. Grow Your Own is a food-independence project of the Hardwick Area Food Pantry (HAFP), Center for an Agricultural Economy (CAE) and Wonder Arts. The workshop is outdoors at Atkins Field pavilion in Hardwick. Registration is required by the Thursday before the workshop, so there are enough supplies for each participant. Space in the workshops is limited. register, email [email protected] or call (802) 472-5940.


FRIDAY, AUGUST 27

MANURE INJECTION FIELD DAY AND SOCIAL HOUR
Join the Orleans County Natural Resources Conservation District, NRCS, Mike Chaput of Chaput Family Farms, and Scott Magnan of Scott Magnan Custom Service on Friday, August 27 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Chaput Farm, 2743 W Main Street, Route 105, North Troy for a workshop covering the ins and outs of manure injection systems on annual crops and on grassland.  The workshop will take place from 1 to 3, followed by a social hour from 3 to 4 p.m. with snacks and free beer.  RSVP requested by Friday, August 20.  Contact Emily Finnegan at [email protected] or (802) 624-7022.


SATURDAY, AUGUST 28

NULHEGAN ABENAKI ANNUAL HERITAGE GATHERING
The public is invited to attend the Eighth Annual Nulhegan Abenaki Heritage Gathering which will take place on Saturday, August 28 and Sunday, August 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will be held at the Mount Norris Scout Reservation, 1 Boy Scout Camp Road, Eden Mills, which is off of Route 100, just north of Johnson. This is a drug and alcohol-free event.  Throughout the weekend there will be singing, drumming, and dancing. On Saturday, there will be traditional games for all. Traditional and contemporary art will be available for sale, with some crafts being demonstrated. If accommodations are needed, there is a bunkhouse and shelters available, which must be reserved. Lunch will be provided. Contact Lucy Cannon-Neel at [email protected] about food restrictions, to reserve a shelter, or for more information. The Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk – Abenaki Nation is a Vermont-recognized tribe. Tribal Headquarters are located at 1366 May Farm Road, Barton. For more information, visit abenakitribe.org.


PRE-REGISTRATION

NORTH COUNTRY YOUTH CHORUS CHORUS CAMP
The North Country Youth Chorus is offering a Chorus Camp open to any students entering grades 4 to 8 with all levels of experience. The camp will be held on Monday, August 16 through Friday, August 20 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Union Baptist Church on Route 5 in Waterford. Activities will feature singing, movement, the development of musicianship skills and games. Up-to-date COVID protocols will be followed. This is a free program sponsored by the North Country Chorus in partnership with Catamount Film and Arts. For more information and to register for the Chorus Camp, contact [email protected]


COMMUNITY MEALS & FOOD SHELVES

ALBANY (FREE) FOOD SHARE
As part of the Hardwick Food Pantry and the Vermont Food Bank, the Albany (Free) Food Share occurs every Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Albany Town Hall, Route 14. The end of the pandemic and the State of Emergency in Vermont does not mean the end of food insecurity. No matter where you live, if the increase in the cost of almost everything is affecting the ability obtain healthy food, call (802) 323-1517 for more information or to sign up. If you live in Albany or Irasburg and are physically unable to come pick up a Food Share, delivery can be arranged.

BARTON COMMUNITY GIVING GARDEN
Do you love gardening so much that sometimes you grow more delicious vegetables than your family can use? Do you have space in your garden to grow an extra row of onions, potatoes, carrots, corn, squash or beans? If you grow extra crops like these and would like to help your community, consider growing for distribution to your grateful neighbors through the Barton Community Giving Garden (BCGG). The produce will be distributed to people in local communities through the Barton Community Giving Garden, community agencies, and local meal sites and food pantries. For more info, contact: [email protected]

EAST HARDWICK GRANGE SUPPER
East Hardwick Grange Supper is a free to all curbside meal for the community. The simple takeout dinner will be served each Wednesday between 5 and 6 p.m., at the Caledonia Grange, 88 East Church Street in East Hardwick. For questions or to arrange delivery, call (802) 472-8987 or email [email protected].

HOLLAND COMMUNITY MEAL
On Monday, August 9, the Holland Community Church will serve the community meal.  Everyone is welcome and there will be time for visiting.  The meal will be served at noon.  Donations are welcome, but not required. For questions, call Anna at (802) 895-5319.

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 available from time to time.

TROY & AREA LIONS CLUB COMMUNITY/SENIOR MEALSITE
The Troy and Area Lions Club regularly meal served every Thursday at noon. Thanks to Berry Creek Farm, and its CSA Members, they will be offering another season with fresh fruits and vegetables. All age groups are welcome to enjoy the weekly meal at the Westfield Community Center, 59 North Hill Road (at School Street). A $4 suggested donation is appreciated. For more information, call (802) 744-2484.

UNITED CHURCH OF NEWPORT
Bags of food are available at the Church from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. “Everyone Eats” Free to-go meals will now be Fridays only starting at 10:30 a.m., through the end of summer.


FARMERS MARKETS

CRAFTSBURY FARMERS MARKET
The Craftsbury Farmers’ Market open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and every Saturday until October 2 offering locally produced food and crafts and there will be many new vendors offering products that have not been available at our market before. Free family-friendly entertainment every Saturday and special events throughout the season. For more details, visit www.CraftsburyFarmersMarket.com.

GLOVER FARMERS MARKET
Glover Village Green on Route 16. Open Sundays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. through September 26. Local produce, fresh seafood, arts and crafts, farm products, live music, Bread & Puppet banners and prints. Flea market the last Sunday of the month. For more info, go to www.gloverfarmersmarket.org.

HARDWICK FARMERS MARKET
Atkins Field, 140 Granite Street, Hardwick. Open Fridays through October 8 from 3 to 6 p.m.

NEWPORT FARMERS MARKET
246 Causeway across from Waterfront Plaza, Newport. Open Saturdays through October 16 and Wednesdays through October 13. Rain or shine. EBT and debit cards accepted. Farm-to-family coupon site. Crop Cash coupons available. For more info, call (802) 274-8206 or (802) 334-6858.


ONGOING

AL-ANON
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 live meeting dates and times are listed on the VT Al-Anon website: www.vermontalanonalateen.org.  The website includes local and statewide meetings. There is an in-person meeting weekly on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at Orleans-Essex VNA & Hospice, 46 Lakemont Road, Newport.

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 meetings 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.

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. Horseshoes Tuesday nights at 6:30 p.m. Visit their Facebook page for more info.

ARTHUR AKEN DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB
The Arthur Aiken Duplicate Bridge Club meets Mondays at 12:30 p.m. at the Orleans Federated Church, 34 School St. For more info, contact Eric McCann at (802) 988-4773 or Denny Lyster at (802) 744-6839.

BOBBIN MILL PLAYERS MUSIC JAMS
The Bobbin Mill Players will be having a music jam every Wednesday morning at the St. Ignatius Parish Hall, in Lowell from 8 to 11 a.m. All levels of singers and musicians welcome. Admission $3 each. Refreshments available. For more information, please call Amy and Lyle at (802) 334-2419. Proceeds benefit local charities.

COMMUNITY SEED EXCHANGE AT THE BARTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
The Community Seed Exchange (CSE) at the Barton Public Library is open to help with your gardening needs. The CSE is a public service of the Barton Public Library, which provides free seeds to gardeners in the Northeast Kingdom for vegetables, herbs and flowers. Seeds are available during library hours, Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Requests can also be sent to [email protected]. Many varieties of seeds are available. For seed savers, or anyone with a surplus of purchased seeds donations are welcome. GMO seeds are not accepted or distributed. For questions, email [email protected] or visit Facebook.

CRAFTSBURY CHAMBER PLAYERS SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL
Now through August 19 – Inside concerts held at Hardwick Town House and Elley-Long Music Center. Outside concerts held at Craftsbury Common, South Burlington Field, Plainfield Recreational Field. Pop-up children’s mini concerts. For dates/times/programs, visit www.craftsburychamberplayers.org, 800-639-3443, Facebook, Front Porch Forum. No tickets, by donation.

GLOVER E-BIKE RENTALS
August 2 till September 10 two Local Motion e-bikes may be loaned out for 2 full days for free. The bikes must be requested through the Local Motion website at www.localmotion.org/travelingebikes. Pickup of the bikes is at 1501 Shadow Lake Road, Glover for the 2-day loans, contact Sara Gluckman at 525-3188.  The e-bikes are also available at the Glover Farmers Market on Sundays from 11 a.m. till 2p.m. for a 1-hour loan.

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 information, contact (802) 673-7510 or (802) 323-2470.

TOPS #135 IN ISLAND POND
TOPS #135 of Island Pond, meets every Monday at the Brighton library for weigh-in at 4:30 p.m., followed by a short meeting.  New members are always welcome Call (802) 723-5907 with questions.

VFW POST #798 & AUXILIARY
VFW Post #798 located at 141 Central Street, Newport. Regular meetings are held the 2nd Sunday of the month at 6:05 p.m. Pub Night – Thursday nights takeout only from 5:30 p.m. -7:30.p.m. Please visit Facebook-VFW POST 798 Auxiliary to view the menu. Call (802) 334-7717 after 4:30 p.m. to put in your order. Cash sale only, no ATM available.

WESTMORE TREASURES SHOP
The Treasures Shop is open for the summer on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. located in the old town building across from the fellowship hall in Westmore. There are many nice and antique items available. Donations accepted when the shop is open of used and not abused items and no electronic equipment. Proceeds benefit Westmore Church community projects.


CHURCH NOTIFICATIONS

ALBANY METHODIST CHURCH
The annual Vacation Bible School will be held each morning, August 9 through 13, from 9:30 to 11:45 a.m., with a railroad theme “Staying on Track with Jesus.” Songs, snacks, Bible lessons, outdoor fun. Preschool to preteen. Call 754-2790 for more information or to get a ride

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

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

GREEN MOUNTAIN BIBLE CHURCH OF ISLAND POND
567 Route 105 West. (802) 723-6143 or Pastor Neal at (802) 754-2396. Sunday services 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday service at 6 p.m. Family fun night Friday at 6 p.m. Community Closet: Gently used children & adult clothing is open Tuesday & Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Food Distribution is the third Monday, at 4:30 p.m. or during Closet hours.

GREENSBORO UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
All are welcome to join live stream worship services every Sunday at 10 a.m. Access these services on www.guccvt.org and follow the link on the home page.

IRASBURG UNITED CHURCH
Pastor Reverend Avril Cochran. Sunday 9:30 a.m. Communion first Sunday of every month.

LAKE REGION PARISH – BARTON UNITED CHURCH, GLOVER COMMUNITY CHURCH & WEST GLOVER CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
10 a.m. Union Service is at the Barton United Church  for the month of July. For questions, call Rev. Evelyn Coupe (802) 525-3607.

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; Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s in Barton; 10 a.m. every second and fourth Wednesday at Maple Lane Nursing Home; and 10 a.m. every third Friday at Union House Nursing Home.

NORTHEAST KINGDOM QUAKERS
Sunday 10 to 11 a.m. Zoom Host Call: (802) 525-6961. Information: (802) 754-2029 or (802) 525-6961.

ORLEANS FEDERATED CHURCH
The Orleans Federated Church will hold in-person worship on Sundays at 9 a.m. in the dining room with access to ventilation. Masks are optional if you are vaccinated and signing in required. If interested in receiving worship service by mail or email, please email [email protected] or leave a message at (802) 754-6486. The Orleans Community Food Shelf continues to operate each Monday morning from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. with a prepacked bag distribution.

OUR LADY OF FATIMA CATHOLIC CHURCH
Masses at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Craftsbury are on Saturdays at 6 p.m. For information on updated Mass protocols, go to www.vermontcatholic.org/covid-19.

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
West Church Street, Hardwick. Doors are closed for now, but join on Zoom for weekly worship service, Tuesdays at 5 p.m. For the link, email [email protected]il.com or call (802) 472-5979 on Wednesdays, between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

SHEFFIELD FEDERATED CHURCH
Sheffield Federated Church Old Home Day at the Sheffield Baptist Church on the Hill, Berry Hill Road on August 8, at 10:45 a.m.  Rob Perkins, Pastor.  Our Guest Speaker will be former Pastor Sean Quinn.  There is no heat in the church, so please bring a sweater or jacket if the weather is cold. Everyone welcome, bring a friend.

ST. MARK’S IN NEWPORT SUNDAY ZOOM SERVICES
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Newport is having Sunday services on Zoom. Those interested in attending may call (802) 334-7365, or email: [email protected] to get the link and the password, or for more information.

SUTTON BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday services available in person/at church at 10:15 a.m. Please respect all applicable COVID 19 measures. Easter service and regular Sunday services are also available on YouTube.com at Vermont Country Pastor. Contact Pastor Mark Heinrichs for more information at (802) 525-4214.

THE UNITED CHURCH OF NEWPORT
The United Church of Newport is open for in-person worship again, every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Services will be broadcast on NEKTV every week and on YouTube. Bags of food are available at the Church from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everyone Eats free to-go meals will now be Fridays only starting at 10:30 a.m., through the end of summer.

WESTMORE COMMUNITY CHURCH
Church service on Sunday, July 25, with Rev. Susan-Lynn Johns officiating at 9 a.m. There will be special music and choir during the service with Mark Violette, organist and choir director. Refreshments and coffee will be available in the Emerson Room after the service. On Facebook and online at WestmoreCommunityChurch.com.


GALLERIES & MUSEUMS

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

CRYSTAL LAKE FALLS HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
Crystal Lake Falls Historical Association Barton Museum – Pierce House. Summer hours will be 1 to 3 p.m. on Sundays thru August 29 or by appointment by calling (802) 525-3084. Brick Kingdom Park is open daylight hours.

DERBY HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM
37 Junior High Drive, P.O. Box 357, Derby. Open Sundays from 2-4 or by appointment. Call Bonnie Shattuck at (802) 766-8080 for inquiries or visit Facebook for additional information – Derby Historical Society.

FAIRBANKS MUSEUM
1302 Main Street, St. Johnsbury. (802) 748-2372. Hours: Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Safety measures will be in place for hand washing and distancing space. Masks will be mandatory. Outdoor tours and demonstrations will include architectural tours of the building and planetarium-like shows in outdoor spaces. Ticketing will keep guests safe to limit the number of visitors at any given time. For details, visit www.fairbanksmuseum.org.

GREATER BARTON ARTS
396 Main Street, Barton. Email [email protected] Open Wednesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday 1 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 4, Night Sky with Frank Fischer – 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, August 6, Memoir Writing Workshop with Ellen Mass 4 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, August 6, Open Mic 7 to 9 p.m. – Music and Spoken Word. Monday, August 9, Hiroshima and Nagasaki Remembrance Event 6 to 7:30 p.m. Works by watercolorist Carol Mason will be on display through Sunday, August 8 closing with a reception at 5 p.m. with artist talk and refreshments.

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

MAC CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Summer exhibition, “Green, an Exploration of the Colour.” Downstairs Gallery, MAC Center for the Arts.  Free event, all welcome. www.maccenterforthearts.com. 158 Main Street, Newport. (802) 334-1966. Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed Monday.

MEMPHREMAGOG HISTORICAL SOCIETY
The Memphremagog Historical Society of Newport Museum and Exhibits presents 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. These exhibits are open to the public at the Emory Hebard State Office Building, 100 Main Street, Newport, Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please wear a mask and follow distancing.

MUSEUM OF EVERYDAY LIFE
3482 Dry Pond Rd., Glover. www.museumofeverydaylife.org. (802) 626-4409. Unvaccinated individuals are asked to wear masks and practice social distancing. Life in Lists and Notes exhibition is currently on display. Admission by donation. The exhibition will be on view through the end of the year. The Museum of Everyday Life is a self-service museum, open every day from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and is located at 3482 Dry Pond Road. (Rt. 16) in Glover, a short distance South of the Shadow Lake Road.

NORTHEAST KINGDOM ARTISANS’ GUILD (BACKROOM GALLERY)
Back Room Gallery at 430 Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury. (802) 748-0158. www.nekartisansguild.com. Open Tuesday-Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Art of the Book: Is It a Book?  A group exhibit by the Books Arts Guild of Vermont from August 6 to September 18 Opening party to be held on Saturday, August 14 from 4 to 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

OLD STONE HOUSE MUSEUM & HISTORIC VILLAGE
109 Old Stone House Road, Brownington. (802) 754-2022. www.OldStoneHouseMuseum.org. Open Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with regular tours at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. (walk-in tour requests accommodated as possible). The historic grounds, Alexander Twilight Educational Trail and free WiFi Hot Spot are open every day of the year. Questions? Email [email protected]

PARKER PIE GALLERY
The Parker Pie Gallery located at 161 County Road, West Glover. (802) 525-3366. Donna Underwood Owens: The Animal Whisperer. Photographs of wild and domestic animals on display through August 18.

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


LIBRARIES

ALBANY PUBLIC LIBRARY
530 Main Street, Albany. Open Monday 9 to 4 p.m., Wednesday 2 to 6 p.m., Saturday 2 to 4 p.m. Story time for all ages Monday at 10:30 a.m. Chess club at Monday at 3 p.m. For more info, email [email protected], or call (802) 755-6107.

BARTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Hours: Monday 2 to 6 p.m., Tuesday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m. to noon. Curbside service is also available during those hours. Please call the library for more info or requests at (802) 525-6524. The Barton library will be collaborating with the Barton Community Giving Garden for other activities including music, art, exploration, and gardening activities. For more info, email [email protected]il.com or [email protected]. Wednesday Poets is back face-to-face every other week; next session August 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. – Poetry writing workshop welcomes writers of every age and experience.  For more info, contact Toni at (802) 525-6524 or Adrien [email protected] or (802) 525-3740.

COBLEIGH PUBLIC LIBRARY
14 Depot Street, Lyndonville. (802) 626-5475. www.cobleighlibrary.org. Hours: Monday noon to 5 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday noon to 7 p.m., Wednesday and Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For current COVID updates please visit the website. Summer Reading Program – All programs are free. Full details are listed on the website and on the Facebook events page.  Fishing gear is now available to borrow.

CRAFTSBURY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Church Lane, Craftsbury Common. (802) 586-9683. Email [email protected]. Quick visits and foyer service is available Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1 to 6 p.m., Tuesday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. For full details, visit www.craftsburypubliclibrary.org.

DAILEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY
101 Junior High Drive, Derby Center. Hours: Tuesday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday by appointment (call a day ahead) and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Face coverings are required for all entering the building for those greater than 2 years old. No unattended children under the age of 13 may enter. Only 10 individuals may be in the building at any time. No in-person story time, but story kits are available. For more information, call the library at (802) 766-5063, visit www.daileymemoriallibrary.org or check Facebook page.

GLOVER PUBLIC LIBRARY
Hours: Monday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday 2 to 5 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday noon to 5 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m. to noon. Curbside service is also available during those hours. Please call the library for more information or requests at (802) 525-4365.

GOODRICH MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and
Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more info, call (802) 334-
7902 or visit the website at goodrichlibrary.org.

GREENSBORO FREE LIBRARY
53 Wilson Street, Greensboro. Open for in-person visits as well as curbside pickup of materials on Monday, Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more details or search the library catalog visit www.greensborofreelibrary.org. Call (802) 533-2531 or email [email protected] to request books, movies, magazines, printed forms such as tax forms or to make an appointment.

HASKELL FREE LIBRARY AND OPERA HOUSE
93 Caswell Ave, Derby Line. Curbside pickup service is now available, free-of-charge. Check out any format of materials from the library, which consists of books, magazines, DVDs, audiobooks, and interlibrary loan materials. For more information visit https://haskellopera.com/, email [email protected], or call (888) 626-2060. For ongoing updates, please check the Facebook page.

HITCHCOCK MUSEUM AND LIBRARY
1252 VT Route 100, Westfield. Open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 to 6 p.m. with social distancing, mask requirement, and cleaning protocols in place. The Computer Lab will be limited to one person at a time. For more information call the library at 744-8258.

ISLAND POND PUBLIC LIBRARY
Island Pond Library is fully open for patrons. Full access to the library is available, masks are not required for indoor visits, but are “recommended” for unvaccinated children and adults. For information, call (802) 723-6134 or follow on Facebook.

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

JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Now open to the public. For the time being, the same hours will be Tuesday 2:30 to 6:30 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Patrons are now allowed inside to browse and utilize the computers. Curbside service is still available. Call (802) 754-6660 with any questions or for further clarification. Books, audio books, and DVDs are available. Visit the card catalog or put books on hold at www.jonesmemoriallibrary.wordpress.com. The username is jones memorial and there is no password required. One may also call or email, [email protected] to place an order.

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

RAND MEMORIAL LIBRARY
160 Railroad Street, North Troy. Open for requests and curbside pickup on Thursday and Friday, 8 a.m. to noon. Requests can be sent through Facebook, email [email protected] or by calling the library at (802) 988-4741. For more information on procedures or to access the library catalog visit www.randmemorial.com.

 

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