Sept 7 – Sept 17, 2017

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Calendar / Sep. 7, 2017 9:06am EDT

Thursday, Sept. 7

•Caregiver Support Group. Home caregivers invited to share concerns and learn how to take time for themselves, free, 11 a.m.- noon, Gifford Medical Center, conference center, South Main Street, Randolph. Info: 728-7100, ext. 6.

•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.

•Watercolor Painting Workshop for Adults. Jennifer Brown shows how to hone watercolor technique while painting landscape at Morrill Homestead and environs, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Morrill Homestead Education Center, 214 Morrill Memorial Highway, Strafford. Continues Sept. 14, 21, & 28. Register at www.morrillhomestead.org/newsevents/ 2017-programs-events-exhibits/# 15 or director@morrillhomestead.org or 802-765-4288.

Friday, Sept. 8

•Free Skin Cancer Screening Clinic. Thorough, full-body screening will identify any problem areas, call 728-2430 to make an appointment, Gifford Primary Care, Randolph.

•Dave Keller Band and BBQ. 7 p.m., Old Town Hall, Brookfield. Info: Linda Kelly at lkellyvt@gmail.com or 276-3181.

•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. Local produce and meat, food, crafts, entertainment, and more, EBT cards may be used for eligible purchases, rain or shine, 3-6 p.m., North Common, Chelsea. Info: elizachace@gmail.com.

Saturday, Sept. 9

•Huge Yard Sale. Fundraiser for Greater Randolph Senior Center’s Meals on Wheels and congregate lunch programs, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., 69 North Main Street, Randolph. Info: 728-9324.

•Randolph Farmers Market. Local produce, food, and crafts, live music by Jennings & Mc- Comber, “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.

•Chicken Pie Supper. Knights of Columbus fundraiser, meal prepared by Maybelle Dumont, tickets at the door, take-out available, 5 p.m., Our Lady of The Angels Church, corner of Route 66 and Hebard Hill Road, Randolph. Info: Jim Kirkpatrick at (802) 276-3014.

•Harvest Fair. 29th annual event sponsored by White River Valley Players, live entertainment all day, crafts, food, kids’ activities, flower show, and more, admission by suggested donation, kids free, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., on the park, Route 100, Rochester village. Info: Martha Slater at 767-3025.

•Largely Local Dinner. Complete turkey dinner with apple crisp for dessert, local craft bazaar at 4 p.m., dinner from 5-7 p.m., live music and dancing at 7 p.m., tickets at the door, East Barnard Community Hall, intersection of Broad Brook and East Barnard Road.

•Fall Plant Sale. Benefit for Chelsea Public Library, many plants, plus baked goods, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., North Common, Chelsea.

•Story Hour. “Going to the Fair,” stories while walking the fairgrounds, 9 a.m., Tunbridge Public Library, across from the P.O., Route 110. Info: tunbridgelibrary@yahoo.com or 889-9404.

•Cartoon Workshop. Cartoon creativity with friends, 10:30 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.

•Upper Valley Electric Vehicle Expo. Free entry, refreshments, and test rides in latest electric cars, hosted by Vital Communities and Upper Valley Sierra Club, noon-4 p.m., Dothan Brook School, 2300 Christian Street (Route 5), White River Junction. Info: uvevexpo.org.

•Vermont Genealogy Library Open House. 30-minute demos, tips, and tricks for Ancestry.com and FindMyPast, presentations on DNA tests, volunteers give tours of library, book, and microfilm rooms, genealogy books for sale, free refreshments, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Vermont Genealogy Library, 377 Hegeman Ave. (across from State Police), Fort Ethan Allen, Colchester. Info: www.vtgenlib.org or call 802-310-9285.

Sunday, Sept. 10

•One-Man Circus and Carnival. Starring Troy Wunderle, 3 p.m., Old Town Hall, Brookfield. Info: Linda Kelly at lkellyvt@gmail.com or 276-3181.

•Stockbridge Farmers Market. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., across from The Wild Fern, Route 107, Stockbridge.

•Tunbridge Recreation Breakfast. Benefit for recreation program, includes scrambled eggs, sausage, fruit salad, and more, 8 a.m.-noon, Tunbridge Town Hall. Info: Kevin Barnaby at 738-7900.

•White River Partnership Event. Help with river cleanup at White River access sites, meet at South Royalton bridge, 103 Chelsea Street, rain or shine, 2 p.m., gloves, shovels, and light snacks provided. Info: mary@whiteriverpartnership.org or (802) 763-7733.

•Fiddleheads, Lamb’s Quarters, Nettles and Nuts. “Wild Edible, Medicinal and Poisonous Plants,” share Colonial and Native American folklore, learn uses of wild plants, 1-2:30 p.m., Morrill Homestead Education Center, 214 Morrill Memorial Highway, Strafford. Register at www.morrillhomestead.org/ news-events/2017-programs-events-exhibits/#17 or director@morrillhomestead.org or 802-765- 4288.

Monday, Sept. 11

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

Tuesday, Sept. 12

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

•“The Cougar Come to the East.” Presentation by Sue Morse of Keeping Track, sponsored by the Randolph Conservation

Commission, 6-7 p.m., Randolph Union High School cafeteria, 17 Forest Street, Randolph.

•Electoral College Discussion. With VLS Prof/former Dean Kinvin Wroth, plus annual silent auction, reservations required, 6 p.m., Old Town Hall, Brookfield. Info: Linda Kelly at lkellyvt@gmail.com or 276-3181.

•Green Mountain Civil War Roundtable. Doors open 6 p.m., optional catered dinner at 6:15 p.m., short business meeting at 6:45 p.m., program with guest speaker Don Streeter after, Bugbee Senior Center, 262 North Main Street, White River Junction. Meal reservations must be placed by noon on Friday, Sept. 8 with Gail Blake at 802-296-2919 or auntis@comcast.net. Those not having dinner pay small door fee.

•Film Screening. “May It Last: A Portrait of The Avett Brothers,” 7 p.m., Lebanon Opera House, Lebanon, N.H. Info: 603-448- 0400 or info@lebanonoperahouse.org.

Thursday, Sept. 14

•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, Sept. 15

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

•Chelsea Farmers Market. Local produce and meat, food, crafts, entertainment, and more, EBT cards may be used for eligible purchases, rain or shine, 3-6 p.m., North Common, Chelsea. Info: elizachace@gmail.com.

Saturday, Sept. 16

•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.

•Faith & Family Films. Screening of “Facing Darkness,” story of how Samaritan’s Purse relief teams battled Ebola virus in West Africa in 2014, free admission, donations welcome, 7 p.m., Baptist Fellowship, Route 66, Randolph. Info: (802) 565-8013.

•Flea Market and Pie Sale. 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Sharon Congregational Church, on the green, Sharon. Info: 802-763-7032.

•Silent Film Screening. Harry Houdini silent film double feature, includes “Terror Island” (1920) and “The Man From Beyond” (1922), shown with live music, free admission, donations benefit renovation of town hall, 7 p.m., Brandon Town Hall and Community Center, Route 7, Brandon. Info: www.brandontownhall.org.

•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, Sept. 17

•Souper Supper. Hosted by Randolph Area Food Shelf, reservations required, 6 p.m., Old Town Hall, Brookfield. Info: Linda Kelly at lkellyvt@gmail.com or 276-3181.

•Stockbridge Farmers Market. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., across from The Wild Fern, Route 107, Stockbridge.

Ongoing Tuesdays

•Family History Center Open. Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m.; Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and by appointment, free access to ancestry.com and other genealogy sites, get help with 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, So. Royalton. District 5 Hotline: 802-295-7611.

•Tai Chi with David Masera. Offered by SafeArt, 6-7 p.m., Altus Healing Arts, Mascoma Bank Bldg., Route 110, Chelsea. Info: 685-3138.

•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

•Storytime. For ages 2-5, 10 a.m.-noon, Kimball Library, Main Street, Randolph.

•Lego Wednesday. Legos provided, all ages welcome, 2:30-4:30 p.m, Kimball Library, Main Street, Randolph.

•Beginning Yoga. Led by Sylvie Desautels, 8-9:30 a.m., Esther Mesh Room, Chandler Music Hall, Main Street, Randolph. Info: sylviedesautels@gmail.com or call 802-498-8439.

•Yoga Classes. Led by Deonne Myrick, 4:45 & 6:15 p.m., conference room, Gifford Hospital, Route 12, Randolph. Info: deonne.myrick@gmail.com or 802-224- 6909.

•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.

•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.

•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.

•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.

•Yoga Classes. Led by Sylvie Desautels, Beginning Yoga, 4-5:15 p.m.; and Level I, 5:30-7 p.m., Seven Stars Center, Sharon. Info: sylviedesautels@gmail.com or call 802-498-8439.

•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 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.

•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.

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