Apr 20 – Apr 30, 2017

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Calendar / Apr. 20, 2017 10:31am EDT

Thursday, April 20

•Red Cross Blood Drive. Walk-ins welcome, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Vermont Technical College, 124 Admin Drive, Randolph Center. To make an appointment, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800- RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

Friday, April 21

•Bingo Night. Benefit for Tunbridge Grange #384, everyone welcome, 7 p.m., Tunbridge Town Hall. Info: Marilyn Vesper at 889- 5595.

Saturday, April 22

•“Safe & Sound.” A free night of hip-hop and homemade dinner for area youth, live music, 6-9 p.m., United Church, Main Street, Randolph. Info: Dan at 802-917-1541.

•Faith & Family Films. “Priceless,” fundraiser for Touched by Love International,” 7 p.m., Baptist Fellowship, Route 66, Randolph. Info: 802-565-8013.

•Spring Reading Celebration. Successful readers gather for pizza and movie, 4 p.m., Tunbridge Public Library, across from the P.O., Route 110. Info: tunbridgelibrary@yahoo.com or 889-9404.

•Homemade Soup-athon & Pie-pourri Supper. Includes bread and beverages, tickets at the door, children under age six eat free, 5-7 p.m., Roxbury Church, Route 12A, Roxbury.

•Charcoal Artist Sticks. Nick Neddo leads hands-on workshop on ancient process of crafting local materials into charcoal artist sticks, sliding scale fee, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street, Montpelier. Info: www.northbranchnaturecenter.org or Emily Sloan at 802-229-6206.

•VINS Earth Day Celebration. Raptor, songbird, and reptile programs, self-guided activities that visitors may walk through, plus Discovery Science Stations, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Vermont Institute of Natural Science, Quechee. Info: 802-359-5000 or info@vinsweb.org.

Sunday, April 23

•Classic Film Showing. “High Noon,” tickets at the door, 6:30 p.m., Chandler Music Hall, Main Street, Randolph. Info: outreach@chandler-arts.org or 802-431-0204.

•Educational Workshop. “Spiritual Gardening: Dowsing & Agriculture,” 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Earthwise Farm & Forest, 341 Macintosh Hill Road, Bethel. Info: www.earthwisefarmandforest.com/dowsing-and-agriculture, or Lmccrory560@gmail.com, or 234-5524.

•Springtime Coffeehouse. Hosted by Hancock Town Pride Committee, variety of performers, plus homemade sandwiches and desserts, donations for admission and refreshments benefit Hancock Summer Concert Series, 6 p.m., Hancock Town Hall.

Monday, April 24

•Art Drop-off. Drop-off framed ready-to-hang and 3D art for Area Artists Unjuried Show (show opens April 29), 6-8 p.m., Chandler Gallery, Main Street, Randolph. Info: 730-6992.

•Legislative Breakfast. Sponsored by American Legion Post #6, coffee, light breakfast, discussion with Windsor County legislative representatives, 7:30 a.m., Village Sandwich Shop, Main Street, Bethel.

•CPR Certification Class. Hosted by Royalton Recreation, 6:30-9 p.m., library, South Royalton School. Info: Kerri Rogers at klrogers1475@yahoo.com or 802-299-9033.

Tuesday, April 25

•Free Community Dinner. Ham and baked bean supper sponsored by East Brookfield Church, everyone welcome, 5-6 p.m., Bethany Church, Main Street, Randolph. Info: 728-9719.

•Art Drop-off. Drop-off framed ready-to-hang and 3D art for Area Artists Unjuried Show (show opens April 29), 5-7 p.m., Chandler Gallery, Main Street, Randolph. Info: 730-6992.

•MidState Riding Club. Monthly meeting, plus program on “Conditioning Your Horse” by Jenny Kimberly, 6:30 p.m., VTC’s Red Schoolhouse, Randolph Center. Info: Sarah Isham at (802) 276-3074.

•Destination Imagination Fundraiser. RES team will help greet, serve, and sell 50/50 raffle tickets, 11 a.m.–8 p.m., Cockadoodle Pizza, Main Street, Bethel. Cockadoodle will donate 20% of proceeds to the team.

•Author Talk. Didi Pershouse discusses her book, “The Ecology of Care,” free, 7-8 p.m., Royalton Memorial Library, 23 Alexander Place, South Royalton. Info: librarian@royaltonlibrary.org or 763-7094.

Wednesday, April 26

•Beginning Yoga. 8:30-10 a.m., Esther Mesh Room, Chandler Music Hall, Randolph. Info: Sylvie Desautels at sylviedesautels@gmail.com or 802-498-8439.

•Curves Open House. 6 a.m.-12:30 p.m. & 4-7 p.m., free workouts, Co-ed Club, 12½ South Main Street, Randolph. Info: Lisa at 728-7088.

•”What’s the Deal with Social Media?” Introduction to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest, free, 10-11 a.m., Royalton Memorial Library, 23 Alexander Place, South Royalton. Info: 763-7094 or librarian@royaltonlibrary.org.

•Level I Yoga. 5:30-7 p.m., BALE Commons, South Royalton. Info: Sylvie Desautels at sylviedesautels@gmail.com or 802-498- 8439.

Friday, April 28

•Kids’ Yoga with Heather Harvey. For kids in grades 2-5, free, bring yoga mat or beach towel, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Roger Clark Memorial Library, Pittsfield. Sign up at www.pittsfieldlibrary.com/ programs or contact Heather at 802-353-8485.

•Stockbridge PTO Community Bingo Night. Prizes and more, food for sale by grades 5/6 to benefit spring Camp Keewaydin trip, everyone welcome, 6-8 p.m., Stockbridge Central School. Info: stockbridgepto@gmail.com.

•“Night of Kings and Queens.” Federalist Society hosts monthly chess night, all skill levels welcome, small entrance fee, bring your own board for free admission, 6 p.m., Yates Common Room, Vermont Law School, South Royalton. Info: ChloeCastro@vermontlaw.edu.

•Bingo Night. Benefit for Tunbridge Grange #384, everyone welcome, 7 p.m., Tunbridge Town Hall. Info: Marilyn Vesper at 889- 5595.

Saturday April 29

•Ham & Turkey Supper. Supper, 5-7 p.m.; variety show, 8:15 p.m.; tickets at the door, East Bethel Grange Hall, East Bethel.

•Prime Rib Dinner. Benefit for Hancock Volunteer Fire Department, full dinner with all the fixings, pick-up for to-go meals, 5-5:40 p.m.; sit down meal, 5:30-7 p.m., Hancock Town Hall. Reservations requested by April 22 by calling Jacques Veilleux at 767- 3406, Ricky Andrews at 767-3233, or Ken Troumbley at 767-3336.

•Classics Book Discussion Group. Edith Wharton’s “Summer,” discussion facilitated by John Matthews, 10:30–11:30 a.m., Norman Williams Public Library, 10 The Green, Woodstock. Info: 457-2295.

•World Tai Chi & Qigong Day. Everyone welcome to come learn and share the energy, led by Anne Bower, 10–11 a.m., front lawn of Norman Williams Public Library, 10 The Green, Woodstock. Info: 457-2295.

Sunday, April 30

•Gardening Program. “Earth Gardens and the Seeds of Life: Planting a Traditional Family Garden,” through storytelling, music and hands-on demonstrations, Michael Caduto entertains while introducing indigenous family gardens, 1-2:15 p.m., Justin Morrill State Historic Site, 214 Morrill Memorial Highway, Strafford. To register, email director@morrillhomestead.org or call 802- 765-4288.

Ongoing Mondays

•Yoga Classes. Continuing Level I, 4:30-5:45 p.m.; Level II, 6-7:30 p.m.; led by Sylvie Desautels, Chandler Music Hall, Main Street, Randolph. Info: sylvidesautels@gmail.com or 802-498-8439.

•Yoga Classes. All levels, led by Emily Harvey Dooley, NCMT, 9:30 a.m., and Vinyasa (Level 2) at 6 p.m., in the barn, Three Stallion Inn, Stock Farm Road, Randolph. Info: 728-6417.

•Zumba Class. First class free, 5 p.m, SHAPE Gym, VTC, Randolph Center. Info: zumbundancejoy@gmail.com.

•Cribbage and Bingo. 10:30- 11:30 a.m., Randolph Senior Center, Hale St. Info: 728-9324.

•Randolph Food Shelf. Open 3-5 p.m., 12 Prince Street, Randolph. Info: 431-0144.

•Alcoholics Anonymous. 7 p.m., St. John’s Episcopal Church, Summer Street, Randolph. District 5 Hotline: 1-802-295-7611.

•Pickleball. Equipment not needed, 6-7 p.m., Brookfield Elementary School. Info: 728-5433.

•Zumba Class. 6-7 p.m., Spice Studio, South Main Street, Rochester. Info: 802-917-3061.

•Bethel Food Shelf. Open noon-2 p.m., basement of White Church, Route 12 (Church Street), Bethel. Info: 234-9988.

•Continuing Yoga. 9-10:30 a.m. and 6-7:30 p.m., VTISA, Seven Stars Center, Route 14, Sharon. Info: Rose Loving at 802- 763-7434 or loving@sover.net.

•Story Time. 10 a.m., Chelsea Public Library.

•Spirited Improv. Dance to live music, 6:30 p.m., Chelsea Town Hall. Call 685-3138 if planning to attend.

•Laughing Yoga. Led by Tracy Penfield, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Chelsea Town Hall. Info: 685-3138 or tpenfield@safeart.org.

•Green Mountain Cloggers. Non-profit group, clogging and Irish step lessons, new dancers (all ages) welcome, 6-8 p.m., Green Mountain Tavern, Barre. Info: 802-522-2935, or e-mail Green- MtnClogger@aol.com.

Ongoing Tuesdays

•Men’s Breakfast. All welcome to drop by for breakfast between 5:30-8 a.m., Green Mountain Gospel Chapel, Route 66 and Hebard Hill Road, Randolph. Info: 728-9793.

•Computer Drop-in Time. Get computer and technology questions answered, free, 3:30-6 p.m., Randolph Technical Career Center, Forest St., Randolph. Info: jessamyn@gmail.com.

•Mahjong. 10 a.m.-noon, Randolph Senior Center, Hale St. Info: 728-9324.

•Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Balance. Free, 9:45-10:30 a.m., Randolph Senior Center, Hale Street, Randolph. Info: 728- 9324.

•Chronic Conditions Support Group. Discussion and educational group for people with chronic illnesses, meets second Tuesday of each month, free, no registration required, 10:30-11:30 a.m., conference center, Gifford Medical Center, Randolph. Info: 728-7714.

•Randolph Food Shelf. Open 1-5 p.m., 12 Prince Street, Randolph. Info: 431-0144.

•Alcoholics Anonymous. 7 p.m., United Church, Main Street, Randolph. District 5 Hotline: 1-802-295-7611.

•Bookcrafting Open Studio. Taught by Donna Stepien, 1-3 p.m., White River Craft Center, Kimball House, Randolph Avenue, Randolph. Info: 781-710-6512 or donna@zloty-design.com.

•Children’s Ballet Classes. Pre-ballet at 4 p.m., beginner ballet at 5 p.m., Central Vermont Wellness Studio & Conference Center, Pleasant Street, Randolph. Info: icorbettrich@gmail.com.

•Adult Co-Ed Basketball. Pick-up games, 7-9 p.m., Randolph Elementary School. Info: 728-5433.

•Kickboxing. 6 p.m., Central Vermont Wellness Studio & Conference Center, Pleasant Street, Randolph. Info: icorbettrich@gmail.com.

•Free Preschool Playgroup. Sponsored by Orange County Parent Child Center, open to children birth to age five, 9:30-11:30 a.m., First Congregational Church, Brookfield. Info: 685-2264.

•Crochet Class. 6-7 p.m., Rochester Public Library, Main Street, Rochester.

•Family History Center Open. Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m., also Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and by appointment, public welcome, free access to ancestry.com and other genealogy sites, let us help you do your family history research, Dairy Hill, South Royalton, LDS Lane, chapel building. Info: 802-763-7784.

•Alcoholics Anonymous. 7 p.m., Oakes Bldg., Room 110, Vermont Law School, South Royalton. District 5 Hotline: 1-802- 295-7611.

•Beginner Yoga. 9-10:30 a.m., VTISA, Seven Stars Center, Route 14, Sharon. Info: Rose Loving at 802-763-7434 or loving@sover.net.

Ongoing Wednesdays

•Step ‘n’ Time Line dancers of Central Vermont. Meet every Wednesday, first hour beginner level lessons, second hour intermediate level for experienced dancers, 6:45-8:45 p.m., Esther Mesh Room, Chandler Music Hall, Main Street, Randolph. Info: Sid McLam at 728-5722.

•Zumba Class. First class free, 5 p.m, SHAPE Gym, VTC, Randolph Center. Info: zumbundancejoy@gmail.com.

•Argentine Tango Practica. Free, no partner necessary, smooth soled shoes recommended, fundamentals workshop, 8-8:30 p.m.; practica with coaching available, 8:30-9:30 p.m.; practica, 9:30- 10:30 p.m., Red Schoolhouse, South Randolph Road, Randolph Center. Info: znuite@vtc.edu or 802-461-7041.

•Alcoholics Anonymous. 7 p.m., United Church, Main Street, Randolph. District 5 Hotline: 1-802-295-7611.

•Video Art History Appreciation Class. 12:45-1:45 p.m., Randolph Senior Center, Hale St. Info: 728-9324.

•Randolph Food Shelf. Open 3-5 p.m., 12 Prince Street, Randolph. Info: 431-0144.

•Weight Loss Support Group. Get help and support on weight loss journey, free, 6-7 p.m., Gifford Medical Center, conference center, South Main St., Randolph. No registration required.

•Chronic Conditions Support Group. Free discussion group for anyone with a chronic illness, 3-4 p.m., Gifford Medical Center, conference center, South Main St., Randolph. No registration required.

•Adult Co-ed Volleyball. Pick-up games, 7-9 p.m., Randolph Elem. School. Info: 234-6275.

•Bethel Food Shelf. Open 4-6 p.m., basement, White Church, Route 12 (Church Street), Bethel. Info: 234-9988.

•Game Night. Chess, mahjong, cribbage, and backgammon, 5:30-7 p.m., Sandy’s Books and Bakery, Main Street, Rochester. Info: 767- 4258.

•Yoga in Rochester. All levels welcome, 8:30-10:30 a.m. and 5:30-7 p.m., Spice Studio, South Main Street, Rochester. Info: charles@madriver.com or 802- 793-0117.

•Level I Yoga. Led by Sylvie Desautels RYT, 5:30-7 p.m., BALE Commons on the green, South Royalton. Info: sylviedesautels@gmail.com or 802-498-8439.

•Free Preschool Playgroup. Sponsored by Orange County Parent Child Center, open to children birth to age five, 9:30-11 a.m., United Church on the Green, South Royalton. Info: 685-2264.

•Yoga Flow. Led by Tracy Penfield, 9-10:30 a.m., Altus Movement Studio, Route 110, Chelsea. All levels welcome. Info: 685-3138 or tpenfield@safeart.org.

•Whist Party. 1 p.m., Chelsea Grange Hall.

•Storytime with Esther. Geared towards children 3-8, but all ages welcome, 3 p.m., Chelsea Public Library.

•Young Writers’ Workshop. Writing assistance, time to share writing and have fun, open to all youth age nine and up, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Tunbridge Library, Route 110, across from the P.O. Info: 802-889-9404 or tunbridgelibrary@yahoo.com.

•Japanese Calligraphy and Brush Painting. All levels welcome, ages 10 and older, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Vt. Independent School of the Arts, 7 Stars Center, Rte. 14, Sharon. Call Ginger at 617-686- 6433 to register, drop-ins welcome.

•Valley Chordswomen’s Barbershop Chorus. Rehearsal, 6:30-9 p.m., Greater Hartford Congregational Church, Route 14, Hartford. Info: Joan Solger at 802-333-4577.

Ongoing Thursdays

•Free Preschool Playgroup. Sponsored by Orange County Parent Child Center, open to children birth to age five, 9:30-11:30 a.m., White River Craft Center, Randolph Avenue, Randolph. Info: 685-2264.

•All-Recovery Support Group. Compassionate, non-judgmental environment to support recovery from any addiction through any pathway, 7 p.m., Bethany House, 32 Main Street, Randolph. Info: Ray of the Vermont Recovery Network at 802-338-6927.

•Beginning Yoga Class. Led by Sylvie Desautels, 8:30-10 a.m., Chandler Music Hall, Main Street, Randolph. Info: sylvidesautels@gmail.com or 802-498-8439.

•Yoga Class. For beginners, led by Emily Harvey Dooley, NCMT, 11:30 a.m.; for all levels at 4:30 p.m. in the barn, Three Stallion Inn, Stock Farm Road, Randolph. Info: 728-6417.

•Randolph Food Shelf. Open 5-7 p.m., 12 Prince Street, Randolph. Info: 431-0144.

•FIRST Robotics Team 885 Open Shop Night. 6-9 p.m., Catamount Center (old Vermont Pure building), Route 66, just off I-89, Randolph. Info: Charlie Zani at 276-3224.

•Kickboxing. 6 p.m., Central Vermont Wellness Studio & Conference Center, Pleasant Street, Randolph. Info: icorbettrich@gmail.com.

•Alcoholics Anonymous. 7 p.m., St. John’s Episcopal Church, Summer Street, Randolph. District 5 Hotline: 1-802-295-7611.

•Storytime for Toddlers and Preschoolers. Led by Barb Shenton, 10 a.m., Rochester Public Library, Main Street, Rochester.

•Free Preschool Playgroup. Sponsored by Orange County Parent Child Center, 9-11 a.m., former Hancock School building, Route 100, Hancock. Info: 802- 685-2264.

•Storytime for Toddlers and Preschoolers. Free, 10 a.m., Royalton Memorial Library, Alexander Place, South Royalton. Info: 763-7094 or librarian@royaltonlibrary.org.

•Bingo Night. Sponsored by Royalton Civics Club, 6:30 p.m., Royalton Academy. Info: Janet at 763-7443.

•Alcoholics Anonymous. 7 p.m., Congregational Church, Route 132, Sharon. District 5 Hotline: 1-802-295-7611.

•Addiction Recovery and Healing Support Group. Spiritually based 12-step program for all addictions, open to all, free, 7 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 667 Dartmouth College Hwy., Lebanon, N.H. Info: Terry and Barbara Richards at 603- 543-1888.

Ongoing Fridays

•Randolph Food Shelf. Open 3-5 p.m., 12 Prince Street, Randolph. Info: 431-0144.

•Watercolor Painting/Adult Coloring Books. 1 p.m., Randolph Senior Center, Hale Street, Randolph. Info: 728-9324.

•Children’s Hip Hop Class. 4 p.m., Central Vermont Wellness Studio & Conference Center, Pleasant Street, Randolph. Info: icorbettrich@gmail.com.

•Yoga in Rochester. All levels welcome, 8:30-10 a.m., Spice Studio, South Main St., Rochester. Info: charles@madriver.com or 802-793-0117.

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