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DEADLINE FOR EVENTS: MONDAY AT NOON. 
To qualify, events must be free to attend, a benefit or not for profit event to be listed at no charge. We reserve the right to reject or edit events and do not accept events over the phone. Event listing should be emailed to [email protected].

PRE-REGISTRATION

FREE PIZZA MAKING WORKSHOP IN HARDWICK
A free workshop in pizza making and ice cream making workshop will be held on Saturday, August 20, in Hardwick from 1:30 to 3 p.m., at the Hazen pizza oven. Bring your favorite pizza toppings to share! This workshop is sponsored by Grow Your Own. A teenager will be co-teaching this workshop. Other youth are encouraged to join in. Registration is required as space is limited. To register call 802-472-5940 or email [email protected] by Thursday, August 18.

ADULT ENRICHMENT WORKSHOPS AT OLD STONE HOUSE MUSEUM
The Old Stone House Museum & Historic Village’s free Beeswax Food Wrap Workshop to beheld on Thursday, August 25, at 5 p.m., with the Northeast Kingdom Waste Management District. Don’t miss the chance to learn a new skill. For the details and to sign up visit www.oldstonehousemuseum.org/adult-enrichment-classes.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 11

TRAVELING STORYTELLER AT THE DAILY MEMORIAL LIBRARY
The Traveling Storyteller will be at the Dailey Memorial Library in Derby on Thursday, August 11, at 10:30 a.m., to perform an original story and puppet show, “The Hill Family.”  This program, which also includes a craft, is designed for elementary school-aged children but all are welcome.  For more info, call the library at 802-766-5063.

CHICKEN PIE SUPPER IN GREENSBORO BEND
A chicken pie supper will be held at St. Michael’s Hall in Greensboro Bend on Thursday, August 11 at 6 p.m. Save with pre-buy tickets. For tickets call 802-793-4764 or 802-472-5088.  Only one seating, either in the hall or outside under a tent.  Court St. Veronica Catholic Daughters are sponsoring the event for the benefit of the Mary Queen of All Saints Parish and co-sponsored by Catholic Financial Life Chapter St. Jean N443. Catholic Financial Life will match a portion of the net proceeds to benefit MQAS.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12

OPEN MIC AT GREATER BARTON ARTS
Open Mic 7 to 9 p.m. at the Arts Center, 396 Main Street in Barton. Music, comedy, and poetry. “Starving Artist” meal by donation.  All welcome.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14

OLD STONE HOUSE DAY AND OPEN FOR INTERPRETATION UNVEILING
Sunday, August 14, is Old Stone House Day and Open for Interpretation unveiling from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 109 Old Stone House Road, Brownington. Join for a taste of the history of Northern Vermont. For more information, visit www.oldstonehousemuseum.org.

ST. JOHNSBURY CONCERT SERIES – HANNAH WICKLUND
Sunday, August 14, catch South Carolina powerhouse blues rocker Hannah Wicklund at Dog Mountain, her last stop before joining Greta Van Fleet’s ambitious international tour. The family-friendly concert begins at 5 p.m. and is free. Dogs are welcome. Food and drink vendors are available onsite, but no outdoor alcohol is permitted. Patrons are welcome to bring food. Footpaths provide passage from the parking area to the concert green. Parking is also available at Fairbanks Scales on Portland Street, where a free shuttle is available. Visit www.catamountarts.org for more information.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17

MODERN TIMES THEATRE AND PIE AUCTION
Modern Times Theatre and Pie Auction will be held on Wednesday, August 17 at 7 p.m. at the Westmore Memorial Park. Punch and Judy will be hosted live, outdoors, followed by a pie auction. A $5 suggested donation for the show. Contact Ellie for additional information at [email protected] or call 802-525-4905. For more activities visit www.westmoreassociation.org.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 18

DAIRY SHOW IN BARTON
A Dairy Show will be held on Thursday, August 18 through Saturday, August 20 at the Orleans County Fairgrounds. For more info, visit www.orleanscountyfair.net.

SUNDAY AUGUST 21

ST. JOHNSBURY CONCERT SERIES – VOX SAMBOU
Sunday August 21st, Vox Sambou, founding member of Montreal’s Nomadic Massive, will be at Dog Mountain performing a fusion of Haitian rhythms, funk, reggae, and hip-hop in five languages. The family-friendly concert begins at 5 p.m. and is free. Dogs are welcome. Food and drink vendors are available onsite, but no outdoor alcohol is permitted. Patrons are welcome to bring food. Footpaths provide passage from the parking area to the concert green. Parking is also available at Fairbanks Scales on Portland Street, where a free shuttle is available. Visit www.catamountarts.org for more information.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 26

ST. JOHNSBURY CONCERT SERIES – FOX ROYALE
Friday, August 26, Missouri-based indie rockers Fox Royale will play on Railroad Street in St. Johnsbury. The family-friendly concert begins at 7 p.m. and is free. For more info, visit www.catamountarts.org.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27

EAT AND GREET AND (OPTIONAL) HIKE IN NORTON
The NEK Section of the Green Mountain Club is hosting an eat and greet and (optional) hike on Saturday, August 27. Everyone is welcome.  They will be hiking Brousseau Mountain in Norton at 10 a.m. This is a short, easy hike to summit cliffs that provide a panoramic view of this remote, northern part of Vermont.  After the hike there will be a gathering at Chez Pidgeon not far from the trailhead, for lunch, swap stories and learn more about hiking with the GMC.  For more information, contact Beth at [email protected] or visit www.NEKGMC.org.

ARTS, CRAFTS, AND COLLECTIBLES IN ISLAND POND
Arts, crafts, and collectibles at the Island Pond American Legion Hall on Saturday, August 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more info call 386-481-8328.

COVENTRY FALL FESTIVAL
A fall festival will be held in Coventry on Saturday, August 27 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. There will be a craft fair, food trucks, a bounce house, train rides, music, a beer tent, bingo, cornhole, fireworks at 9 p.m. Entry is free

SUNDAY, AUGUST 28

BROWNINGTON CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH BLOCK PARTY
Join the Brownington Congregational Church for a block party on Sunday, August 28, from 10 a.m. to noon. There will be arts and crafts, yard games, live music, snacks and more. Location is 1485 Hinman Settler Road in Brownington.

ST. JOHNSBURY CONCERT SERIES – MOOREA MASA & THE MOOD
Sunday, August 28, Levitt AMP St. Johnsbury wraps up with the hypnotic harmonies and soulful folk of Moorea Masa & the Mood at Dog Mountain. The family-friendly concert begins at 5 p.m. and is free. Dogs are welcome. Food and drink vendors are available onsite, but no outdoor alcohol is permitted. Patrons are welcome to bring food. Footpaths provide passage from the parking area to the concert green. Parking is also available at Fairbanks Scales on Portland Street, where a free shuttle is available. Visit www.catamountarts.org for more information.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

TWILIGHT STARS PARTY IN BROWNINGTON
There is no better place to see the stars than from Prospect Hill at the Old Stone House Museum and Historic Village. Come out on the Sunday, September 4 from 5 to 10 p.m. and enjoy the return of the annual Twilight Stars Party featuring live music, food, a beer garden and astronomy with Bobby Farlice-Rubio. For More information, visit www.oldstonehousemuseum.org.

SEPTEMBER 7-11

ORLEANS COUNTY FAIR
The Orleans County Fair will be held from Wednesday, September 7 through Sunday, September 11 at the Orleans County Fairgrounds in Barton. For more info, visit www.orleanscountyfair.net.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

DEMO DERBY AT ORLEANS COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS
A Demo Derby will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, September 11 at the Orleans County Fairgrounds in Barton. The pits will open at 7 a.m. Features will start at 1 p.m. For more information, visit www.orleanscountyfair.net or contact Dick Therrien at 802-274-8823 or by email at [email protected]. For all tech questions, contact Bob Wright at 603-631-1833. Please no calls after 8 p.m.

COMMUNITY MEALS & FOOD SHELVES

ALBANY FOOD SHARE
The Albany Food Share is open every Saturday from 2 to 4 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.

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.

THE LUNCHBOX
Offering free meals for all kids 18 and under, now through August 19, 2022, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the following locations: Barton, Wednesdays at the Barton Public Library. Newport, Thursdays, Gardner Park. Brownington, Fridays, Old Stone House at the grammar school. Adult meals also available for purchase at $8 each, cash or check only.

ORLEANS FEDERATED CHURCH
The Orleans Community Food Shelf continues to operate each Monday morning from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. with a prepacked 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 suggested donation is appreciated. To protect the health of senior citizens, as well as volunteer servers, the Troy and Area Lions Club, sponsors of the Westfield Mealsite Program, require that you be fully vaccinated to have a sit-down service. Otherwise, you are welcome to order a takeout meal and pick it up around 12:15. For pickup orders call 802-744-5466 after 10 a.m. on Thursday.

FARMER’S MARKETS

BROWNINGTON COMMUNITY MARKET
2531 Hinman Settler Road, Brownington. Follow signs to the arena. Open every Saturday  through October 1, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Rain or shine. Under roof with fans and lights. No charge for space. Donation to Arnold’s Rescue Center appreciated. Amish doughnuts and baked goods, community handmade crafts, small handmade furniture, attic specials. For info call Bari Fischer at 239-872-7333.

CRAFTSBURY FARMERS MARKET
On the Common, 1422 North Craftsbury Road, Craftsbury. 802-586-8022. www.craftsburyfarmersmarket.com. Open Saturday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. through October 8.

GLOVER FARMERS MARKET
The Glover Farmers Market will take place on Sundays through October 2, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Village Green at 3136 Glover Road in Glover. In case of inclement weather, the market will take place in the Glover Town Hall. This season flea market vendors will be hosted on the first Sunday of each month, and most weeks will feature live music by local musicians. Come enjoy freshly made tamales and pasteles for lunch.

HARDWICK FARMERS MARKET
Atkins Field, 140 Granite Street, Hardwick. Open Fridays through October 8 from 3 to 6 p.m. 3Squares VT customers can receive a match of up to $10 Crop cash per market day by using their EBT card at the market.

NEWPORT FARMER’S MARKET
The Newport Farmer’s Market opening every Saturday until October 15 and every Wednesday until October 12. Located on the causeway across from Waterfront Plaza between the North Country Chamber of Commerce Building and the 1-91 access road in Newport (exit 27). Rain or shine from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everything made or grown by local farmers and craftpersons. EBT and Debit cards accepted. Farm to family coupon site. Crop Cash coupons.

ONGOING

AL-ANON – JOURNEY TO RECOVERY, NEWPORT
Meets: Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m. Held in person and on Zoom. Location: Journey to Recovery, 212 Prouty Drive, Newport (across from North Country Hospital) and on Zoom: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81694047034 Meeting ID 81694047034.

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.

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.

ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP
Newport (VT) Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group provides support and informative exchange with those caring for someone with dementia. Offered monthly, every 4th Tuesday, 3:30 to 5 p.m. Informal and confidential. Currently via Zoom but hope for a hybrid option (in-person). Contact Suzi at 802-673-9499 or [email protected] for access link or toll-free number to connect by phone.

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.

BARTON COMMUNITY GATHERING SPACE
Open Gathering Space every Tuesday and Thursday in August at Barton United Church 10 a.m. to noon. Refreshments, coffee, card games, and company. Free WiFi. All are welcome. Visit nekorganizing.org or call 802-624-0406 for a calendar of events and activities and to get involved.

BREAD & PUPPET
Our Domestic Resurrection Circus 2022: The Apocalypse Defiance Circus plays at 3 p.m. (sideshows/ding-dongs at 2 p.m.) every Sunday through August 28th. The Theory of Our Needs and subsequent shows play at 6:30 p.m. on Friday evenings through August 26th. All shows at the Bread & Puppet Farm, 753 Heights Rd/Rt. 122 in Glover, VT. More info at www.breadandpuppet.org.

BRIDGE CLUB – ARTHUR AIKEN DUPLICATE
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.

COMMUNITY SEED EXCHANGE AT THE BARTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
The Community Seed Exchange (CSE) is a free public service of the Barton Public Library and is committed to increasing the ability of home gardeners and homesteaders to provide their own food, to encourage locally adapted seed varieties, and to foster a community of sharing. It is open to all residents of the Northeast Kingdom and offers a wide assortment of vegetable, herb and flower seeds donated by many seed companies. The CSE is open during regular library hours: Mondays 2 to 6 p.m., Tuesdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Fridays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, email the CSE at [email protected] or call the Barton Public Library at 802-525-6524 and ask for Pam.

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 worse 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.

FOURTH FRIDAY JAM SESSIONS IN DERBY LINE
Derby Line Jam Sessions 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. every 4th Friday of the month at the Derby Line Town Hall. All music players are welcome. For more info, call Donna Perkins at 802-673-9101.

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.

NEWPORT AREA VOLUNTEER BAND CONCERTS
The Newport Area Volunteer Band plays concerts every Thursday at 7 p.m. through August 25 on the bandstand in Gardner Park. This is a free family event. Musicians are welcome to join. Rehearsals are at the North Country Junior High School at 7 p.m. on Monday evenings. Rehearsals are encouraged, but not mandatory. For more information, contact Peter Storrings at [email protected]

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 are open to the public.

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). Anyone interested in quilting regardless of skill level is welcome. The meeting is to learn, share, and have fun with friends who love to create, while supporting the community. New members are welcome anytime. A brief business meeting is held, shop owners share what’s new, latest projects are shared during a show and tell, followed by a snack, visit with friends, and a short program of interest or a game. Contact Valerie Rittershausen [email protected] or Noreen Hinton at [email protected] to be included on the email list.

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.

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 is on Friday nights from 5:30 -7:30 p.m. Special for the month is fish and chips. Call 802-334-7717 after 4:30 p.m. to put in 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.

CHURCH NOTIFICATIONS

ALBANY METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School at Albany Methodist Church, 906 Main Street, on Sundays, at 10 a.m. Nursery – teen. Call 802-754-2790 for more info or to get a ride.

BROWNINGTON CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
Hinman Settler Road, Brownington Village. [email protected]. The Brownington Congregational Church regular Sunday service is at 11 a.m. Vaccinations are strongly encouraged, and mask wearing is mandatory.

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

CHURCH OF GOD IN DERBY
Located at 295 Crawford Road in Derby (the road behind Community National Bank).  On Facebook at Newport VT Church of God. Everyone is welcome.

EAST ALBANY CHURCH
2881 Creek Road, Irasburg. 802-323-766. All are welcome.

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

FIRST UNIVERSALIST PARISH OF DERBY LINE
112 Main Street, Derby Line. [email protected]. 802-873-3563.

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
Services at Glover Community Church at 10 a.m. for the month of July. Children are welcome. Activities and/or Sunday school available during worship. For other information, call Reverend Evelyn Coupe at 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 Meeting for Worship at 10 a.m. followed by a time of sharing Joys and Concerns. Meeting with a Concern for Business at 11 a.m. every third Sunday of the month. Periodic potlucks and special program discussions. Summer outdoor Meeting for Worship on the green outside the Glover Library. Zoom connection is always available. Please contact for further information: Vee at 802-754-2029 or email Linda at [email protected]  All are welcome.

ORLEANS FEDERATED CHURCH
24 School Street, Orleans. The 9 a.m. worship service has resumed. Masks are optional. A Zoom link will continue to be offered.  If interested in receiving worship service by Zoom, email [email protected], or leave a message at 802-754-6486.

OUR LADY OF FATIMA CATHOLIC CHURCH
21 Creek Road, Craftsbury. For Mass schedules, go to www.mqasvt.org. Summer Masses are on Saturdays at 6 p.m.

SHEFFIELD FEDERATED CHURCH
Church Service held every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at Berry Hill Road in Sheffield with Pastor Rob Perkins. Everyone is welcome.

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
39 West Church Street, Hardwick. On Sunday at 10 a.m., the church conducts regular in-person (masked) services; in addition, on Tuesday evenings at 5 p.m., a brief prayer service is held on Zoom. For information, contact 802-426-3671.

ST. MARK’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
44 Second Street, in Newport.  [email protected], 802-334-7365, www.stmarksnewport.org.

SUTTON BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday services available in person/at church at 10:15 a.m. Please respect all applicable COVID-19 measures. Regular Sunday services are available on YouTube.com at Vermont Country Pastor. Contact Pastor Mark Heinrichs for more info 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.

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.

WESTMORE COMMUNITY CHURCH
Westmore Community Church located at 27 Hinton Hill Road. Sunday on August 14 at 9 a.m., led by Rev. Dr. Bob Leibold. Following the service, refreshments will be held in the Emerson Room. There will be special music with Mark Violette, organist and choir director. On Facebook and online at WestmoreCommunityChurch.com.

GALLERIES & MUSEUMS

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

CRYSTAL LAKE FALLS HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
Open by appointment. Call 802-525-3084, 802-525-3944. Always free admission. 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 info.

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

GREATER BARTON ARTS
Open Thursday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday 2 to 4 p.m. and for scheduled classes and events. Open Mic Fridays 7 to 9 p.m. Full schedule and registration at www.greaterbartonarts.com. Facebook: Greater Barton Arts, [email protected] and 802-745-7959. Now showing “Local and Global Landscapes During Coronavirus” an exhibit of paintings by Donna Walsh.

GREENSBORO GRANGE GALLERY
Caspian Arts, a group exhibition, is open at the Grange in Greensboro. The doors are open to the public. The exhibit will be open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays through August 14.  This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Marie LaPre Grabon at  [email protected]

GREENSBORO HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Located at 29 Breezy Avenue, Greensboro. Open July and August. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m. to noon.  Admission is free.  Greensboro Historical Society Summer Exhibit:  50 Years of Land Conservation in Greensboro. While there, visit the permanent exhibit, “The Hill Family Legacy.” Museum hours: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to noon.

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
www.maccenterforthearts.com. 158 Main Street, Newport. 802-334-1966. Summer hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.  to 4 p.m., closed Monday. Waters of our Lakes, our Lives, an interpretive exhibition by Vermont visual artists and handcrafters. Sponsored by Memphremagog Watershed Association and MAC Center for the Arts. Showing  through Saturday, August 27.  Caspian Arts members showing opens on Saturday, September 3 (Labor Day weekend) and will run through Saturday, October 29. All are welcome.

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. For info, contact Barbara Malloy at 802-334-6195.

MUSEUM OF EVERYDAY LIFE
3482 Dry Pond Rd., Glover. www.museumofeverydaylife.org. 802-626-4409. 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.

NORTHEAST KINGDOM ARTISANS’ GUILD
Back Room Gallery at 430 Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury. 802-748-0158. www.nekartisansguild.com. Open Tuesday through Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Under the Hemlock Tree — The Enigmatic Art of David Rickets showing  through August 27.

OLD STONE HOUSE MUSEUM & HISTORIC VILLAGE
www.OldStoneHouseMuseum.org 109 Old Stone House Road, Brownington. 802-754-2022. www.OldStoneHouseMuseum.org. The Old Stone House Museum & Historic Village is open seasonally through mid-October. You can always visit the grounds for a self-guided tour of the campus or take a virtual tour of the Old Stone House. Questions? Email [email protected].

PARKER PIE GALLERY
The Parker Pie Gallery located at 161 County Road, West Glover. 802-525-3366. John Rowe: Abstractions of Vermont Paintings through August 16.

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.

WHITE WATER GALLERY
5 River Street, East Hardwick Village. Hours: Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. or by appointment.  Torin Porter: After Images. This exhibit run from July 24 to September 4. For additional information, call 802-563-2037 or 802-535-8602.

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

LIBRARIES

ALBANY PUBLIC LIBRARY
530 Main Street, Albany. Open Monday 9 to 4 p.m., Wednesday 2 to 6 p.m., Saturday 1 to 5 p.m. Storytime Mondays at 10 a.m. and Saturday at 4 p.m. for all ages. Crafternoons on Saturdays, 4 to 5 p.m. – bring a project you are working on to join for some crafting. 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., Saturday 10 a.m. to noon. Curbside is also available during those hours. Call the library at 802-525-6524 for requests or more information. Wednesday Poets face-to-face with a zoom option every other Wednesday from 3 to 5 p.m. Writers of every age and experience welcome. For more info, contact Toni at 802-525-6524 or Adrien at [email protected]. Individual indoor family story times on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

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.  Fishing gear is 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. Open Tuesday and Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Face coverings are required. For more info, call the library at 802-766-5063, visit www.daileymemoriallibrary.org or check Facebook.

Children’s Author Tanya Sousa will make two visits to the Dailey Memorial Library to read her book, “Tossing Stars” and to talk about being a published writer.  Her first visit will be on Tuesday, August 2nd at 10:30 a.m. for children aged 0-6, while her second will be on Thursday, August 4th at 10:30 a.m. for children aged 6-12 (although anyone is welcome at either event).  Please call the library at 766-5063 for more information.

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. Call the library for more info or requests at 802-525-4365.

GOODRICH MEMORIAL LIBRARY
202 Main Street, Newport. 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 www.goodrichlibrary.org.

GREENSBORO FREE LIBRARY
53 Wilson Street, Greensboro. Open for in-person visits as well as curbside pickup of materials on Tuesday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 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. open to members from Tuesday to Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tours of the library and opera house are available. Reservations can be made online through the website or by phone. For more info visit https://haskellopera.com/, email [email protected], or call 888-626-2060. For ongoing updates, check the Facebook page.

HITCHCOCK MUSEUM AND LIBRARY
1252 VT Route 100, Westfield. Open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 to 6 p.m. The Computer Lab will be limited to one person at a time. For more info call the library at 802-744-8258.

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 info, 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
1 Water Street, Orleans. 802-754-6660. Email [email protected]. www.jonesmemoriallibrary.org. Hours: Tuesday 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday 1 to 5 p.m. Friday 10 a.m.  to 2 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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. Email [email protected]. 802-988-4741.www.randmemorial.com.  Open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 5-8 p.m., Thursday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday 8 a.m. to noon. Fully open, masks are required in the building.

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

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