Jul 13 – Jul 23, 2017

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Calendar / Jul. 13, 2017 9:57am EDT

Thursday, July 13

•Feast and Field Farmers Market. Foods grown and raised within sight of the market, market from 4:30-7:30 p.m.; live music, 5:30-8 p.m.; campfire jam follows, everyone welcome to bring an instrument; 1544 Royalton Turnpike Road, Barnard. Info: hjorgensen31@gmail.com.

•Summer Reading Program. “POP Club,” free, 3-6 p.m., at Royalton Farmers Market on the South Royalton Green. Info: librarian@royaltonlibrary.org or 763-7094.

•South Royalton Farmers Market. Produce, eggs, syrup, crafts, and more, 3-6 p.m., on the green, South Royalton. Info: Rachel at 763-8302.

Friday, July 14

•Rochester Farmers Market. Produce, eggs, meat, crafts, and more, live music by Jim Shaw, rain or shine, 3-6 p.m., on the park, Route 100, Rochester. Info: Beth at 767-4523.

•Chelsea Farmers Market. Rain or shine, 3-6 p.m., North Common, Chelsea.

•Contra Dance. Sponsored by the Ed Larkin Old Time Contra Dancers, music provided by Bonnie Tucker, Donna Weston, and others, all dances taught, new dancers welcome, refreshments at intermission, 7:30 p.m., Tunbridge Town Hall, Route 110, Tunbridge. Info: Clyde Jenne at clydo46@gmail.com or 802-436-1152 or 802-436-2444.

Saturday, July 15

•Randolph Farmers Market. Local produce, food, and crafts, live music by Brian Warren, “Farmers Shed” activities, rain or shine, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Gifford green, Gifford Medical Center, Route 12, Randolph. Info: www.randolphfarmersmarket.com/about.html.

•Summer Storytime. Designed for children PreK-grade 2, led by Courtney Bowen, free, 10 a.m., Rochester Public Library, Main Street, Rochester.

•Annual Pond Village Tag Sale. Many unusual items such as a “dolly” (furniture), games, glassware, household items, bric-a-brac, pictures, and more, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Pond Village Church, Brookfield.

•CDA Summer Sale. Sponsored by Catholic Daughters of the Americas, offering white elephant items, baked goods, and raffle, St. Anthony’s Church, Bethel. Info: Lorraine Durfee at 234-5605.

•Cartoon Workshop. Collaborate to make a heroic story, 10:30 a.m., Tunbridge Public Library, across from P.O., Route 110. Info: tunbridgelibrary@yahoo.com or 889-9404.

•Capital City Farmers Market. 50 local farmers and producers, live music, vendor demonstrations, local chef-run cooking demos, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., 60 State Street, Montpelier. Info: Ashton Kirol at manager@montpelierfarmersmarket.com or (802) 793-8347.

Sunday, July 16

•Randolph Historical Museum Open. Displays of period rooms and much more, 2-4 p.m., museum on Salisbury St., above the police station and across from the post office, Randolph. Info: randolph.vt.history@gmail.com or 802-728-9780.

•Desert Reptiles. Demonstration for kids and adults, 2 p.m., Old Town Hall, Brookfield. Info: Linda Kelly lkellyvt@gmail.com at 276-3181.

Monday, July 17

•ArtsBus Visit. Activities inside the bus, stories and refreshments in the library, 6 p.m., Brookfield Public Library.

•Bethel Farmers Market. Produce, eggs, syrup, crafts, and more, 3-6 p.m., Bandshell Park, Route 12, Bethel. Info: Barb at 234-6749.

•Summer Library Program. Paper crafts, free books, and more, 6 p.m., Tunbridge Public Library, across from the P.O., Route 110. Info: tunbridgelibrary@yahoo.com or 889-9404.

•Sharon Historical Society Meeting. Everyone welcome, begins with potluck supper, followed by meeting and program about Moore and Leavitt families, 6 p.m., Sharon Historical Society building, junction of Routes 132 and 14, Sharon village. Info: Vivian Moore at 763-7081.

Tuesday, July 18

•Arts Bus Visit. Everyone welcome, 10 a.m.-noon, Kimball Library, Main Street, Randolph.

•GED Testing Session. Sponsored by Central Vermont Adult Basic Education, 11 a.m., Randolph Learning Center, 10 South Main Street, Randolph. Info: cvabe.org or 802-476-4588.

•Free Brown Bag Performance. Marko the Magician, sponsored by Royalton Recreation, noon, on the green, South Royalton. Rain site: South Royalton School.

Wednesday, July 19

•Grief Support Group. For those going through times of grief, facilitated by Dr. George Sweet, 6 p.m., Baptist Fellowship, 1051 Vt. Route 66, Randolph. Info: 728-5318.

•Children’s Stories. Evening with Tim Jennings, 6:30 p.m., Old Town Hall, Brookfield. Info: Linda Kelly lkellyvt@gmail.com at 276-3181.

•Summer Reading Program. “Robots” with Ashley Cole-Henry of FIRST Robotics Team 95, free, 10-11 a.m., Royalton Memorial Library, Alexander Place, South Royalton. Info: librarian@royaltonlibrary.org or 763-7094.

Thursday, July 20

•Film Fest #2. “Hunt for the Wilderpeople,” 7 p.m., Old Town Hall, Brookfield. Info: Linda Kelly lkellyvt@gmail.com at 276-3181.

•Feast and Field Farmers Market. Foods grown and raised within sight of the market, market from 4:30-7:30 p.m.; live music, 5:30-8 p.m.; campfire jam follows, everyone welcome to bring an instrument; 1544 Royalton Turnpike Road, Barnard. Info: hjorgensen31@gmail.com.

•South Royalton Farmers Market. Produce, eggs, syrup, crafts, and more, 3-6 p.m., on the green, South Royalton. Info: Rachel at 763-8302.

Friday, July 21

•Rochester Farmers Market. Produce, eggs, meat, crafts, and more, live music by About O’hAnleigh, rain or shine, 3-6 p.m., on the park, Route 100, Rochester. Info: Beth at 767-4523.

•Chelsea Farmers Market. Rain or shine, 3-6 p.m., North Common, Chelsea.

Saturday, July 22

•Randolph Farmers Market. Local produce, food, and crafts, Step ’n’ Time Line Dancers, “Farmers Shed” activities, rain or shine, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Gifford green, Gifford Medical Center, Route 12, Randolph. Info: www.randolphfarmersmarket.com/about.html.

•Summer Storytime. Designed for children PreK-grade 2, led by Courtney Bowen, free, 10 a.m., Rochester Public Library, Main Street, Rochester.

•Fairy House Festival. Fairy House books author Tracy Kane reads from her books and shows photos of whimsical fairy habitats built from all natural materials to attract fairies and their friends, 1-3 p.m., Justin Morrill State Historic Site, 214 Morrill Memorial Highway, Strafford. Advance registration required by July 17. Info: director@morrillhomestead.org or 765-4288.

•Story Hour. “Water,” activities, stories, splash, and snacks, 9 a.m., Tunbridge Public Library, across from the P.O., Route 110. Info: tunbridgelibrary@yahoo.com or 889-9404.

•Capital City Farmers Market. 50 local farmers and producers, live music, vendor demonstrations, local chef-run cooking demos, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., 60 State Street, Montpelier. Info: Ashton Kirol at manager@montpelierfarmersmarket.com or (802) 793-8347.

Sunday, July 23

•Garden Tour. Hosted by Brookfield Historical Society, master gardeners conduct tour and present and discuss plans to restore grounds and plantings, free, 2-4 p.m., Marvin Newton House, Brookfield.

•Joan Hutton Landis Summer Reading Series. Major Jackson and Didi Jackson, doors open 5 p.m., reading starts 5:30 p.m., BigTown Gallery, Main Street, Rochester. Info: www.bigtowngallery.com or 802-349-0979.

Ongoing Wednesdays

•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 ages 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. Level 2, led by Emily Harvey Dooley, NCMT, 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.

•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 Library, Alexander Place, South Royalton. Info: 763-7094.

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

•Hatha Yoga with Linda. Offered by SafeArt, 5:45-7:15 p.m., Altus Healing Arts, Mascoma Bank Bldg., Route 110, Chelsea. Info: 685-3138.

•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

•Toddlertime. For ages 0-2, 10:30 a.m., Kimball Library, Main Street, Randolph.

•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.

•Free Preschool Playgroup. Sponsored by Orange County Parent Child Center, open to children birth to age five, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Chelsea School kindergarten room. Info: 685-2264.

•Preschool Storytime. Free, hear stories, enjoy a snack, and make a craft to take home, 10 a.m., Chelsea Public Library.

•After School Program. Free, make a craft to take home and have a snack, second Friday of each month, 12:30 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.

•Alcoholics Anonymous. 8 p.m., United Church of Christ, on the green, South Royalton. District 5 Hotline: 1-802-295-7611.

Ongoing Saturdays

•Zumba Class. First class free, 9:30 a.m, SHAPE Gym, VTC, Randolph Center. Info: zumbundancejoy@gmail.com.

•Alcoholics Anonymous. 6:30 p.m., Bethany Church, Main Street, Randolph. District 5 Hotline: 1-802-295-7611.

•Tai Chi and Qigong. Dropins and all levels welcome, 9-10 a.m., Vt. Independent School of the Arts, 7 Stars Center, Route 14, Sharon. Info: Catherine at 889-9410.

Ongoing Sundays

•Scrabble Group. Adults only, 1 p.m., bring your own board, Red Brick Church, Main Street, Randolph. Info: 728-8912.

•Alcoholics Anonymous. 9 a.m., downstairs conference room, Gifford hospital, Main Street, Randolph. District 5 Hotline: 1-802-295-7611.

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

•Yoga Class. Level 2, 9:30 a.m.; beginners, 11 a.m.; Three Stallion Inn, Stock Farm Road, Randolph. Info: 728-6417.

•Al-Anon Family Group. For friends and families of alcoholics, 5-6 p.m., Parish House, Tunbridge Church, Route 110, Tunbridge.

•Alcoholics Anonymous. 7 p.m., brick house across from White Church, Tunbridge. District 5 Hotline: 1-802-295-7611.

Ongoing Mondays

•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.

•Gentle Yoga with Linda. Offered by SafeArt, 9:15-10:15 a.m., Altus Healing Arts, Mascoma Bank Bldg., Route 110, Chelsea. Info: 685-3138.

•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.

•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.

•Trap Shooting. Bring your shotgun and shells, and break some clays, each Tuesday until end of September, 6 p.m., Randolph Fish & Game Club, 549 Lefebvre Road Randolph. Info: 728-9998.

•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.

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