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Calendar of Events

UPDATED: 08/28/14

- Community Events - - Fun & GamesFundraisers - - Library - - Meetings - - Music - - Seniors - - The Arts - - Workshops - - Places of Worship -

 

Community Events

 

Waterbury Farmers’ Market, Thursdays, 3-7 pm, Rusty Parker Park.

 

Free Community Dinner, Fri., Aug. 29, 5:30 pm, Waitsfield United Church, all welcome. Transportation available, 496-4646.

 

Lawn Sale/Craft Sale, Fri., Sat., Mon., Aug. 29, 30, Sept. 1, 9 am-4 pm, Waterbury Center Community Church.

 

Waitsfield Farmers’ Market, Saturdays, 9 am-1 pm, Mad River Green. Live music by Tim Holter, Aug. 30.

 

Mad River Valley Craft Fair, Sat. and Sun., Aug. 30 and 31, 10 am-5 pm, Kenyon’s field, Waitsfield. www.madrivercraftfair.com.

 

Chicken Pie Supper, Sat., Sept. 13, two seatings: 5:30 and 6:45 pm. Waitsfield United Church, 496-3409.

 

 

 

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Fun & Games

 

StoryWalk, Chase Brook Town Forest (across from Fayston Elem.): Aug. 28-Sept. 11, Lost by David McPhail; Sept. 11-25, Leaves by David Ezra Stein.

 

Amazing Rotary Duck Race, bet on a rubber duck, watch them race in Mad River behind Kenyon’s, cash prizes (first, $1,000), Sun., Aug. 31, 3 pm. Tickets at farmers’ market, The Warren Store, MRV Craft Fair, Mehuron’s.

 

Green Mountain Stage Race, pro/am four-day bike race, Aug. 29-Sept. 1. www.gmsr.info.

 

MRV Fall Baseball, ages 12-14, sign up with Logan Cooke, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 498-8948.

 

O2X Summit Challenge, obstacle race to the top of the mountain, Sept. 13-14, Sugarbush Resort. Limited on-site camping, scheduled nature hikes, training and performance exhibits, farmers’ market-inspired gathering of local fare. www.o2X.com.

 

Harwood Trail Series, running on cross-country trails behind Harwood, last races are costume races, Fri. Aug. 29, 6:30 pm, all ages. Register: 6:15 pm. Proceeds support cross-country team. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Walking group, all ages and abilities, Tuesdays, 8:30-9:30 am, Old County Rd., Waitsfield. Meet at MRV Health Center parking lot. Info: Kate, Mad River Family Practice, 496-3838.

 

Duplicate Bridge, Mon., 12:30 pm, Waitsfield Inn. Info: Suki, 496-9867.

 

 

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Fundraisers

 

Barn Dance hosted by The Children’s Room, hayrides, games, music, silent auction, live music, Sun., Sept. 7, 2-5 pm, Beard’s Barn, Barnes Hill Rd., Waterbury Center. Tickets: 244-5605 or at the door.

 

Charity Golf Tournament for VT Troops and Families, Sun., Sept. 21, scramble format, 10 am, Sugarbush Golf Club. Followed by dinner at The Common Man, silent auction. www.sugarbush.com.

 

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Library

 

Warren Public Library Board of Trustees meeting, Tues., Sept. 9, 8:30 am, Warren Library. The public is welcome to attend.

 

Armchair Travelogue: Italy with Laura Viens, Italian luncheon, Thurs., Sept. 25, noon, Evergreen Place. Reserve: 496-2543.

 

Funky Fibers, art exhibition, runs through Sept. 7, Warren Library.

 

Noontime Knitters, knit, crochet or tat, Tuesdays, noon-1 pm, Waterbury Library, 244-7036.

 

Tech Thursdays, sign up for help with email and internet, 6-7 pm, Moretown Library: 496-9728, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Computer tutoring, Mondays and Wednesdays, bring laptop or use the library’s, Warren Library, call for appointment, 496-3913.

 

Warren Library Story Hour: For parents, babies, toddlers, Wednesdays, 10 am. Info: Marie Schmukal, 496-3913, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . www.warrenlibrary.com.

 

Joslin Library Preschool Story Hour: No Story Hour until Mon., Sept. 8, 10 am, www.joslinmemoriallibrary.com.

 

Moretown Library: No Story Houruntil further notice.

 

Waterbury Library Story Times: No Story Times until Mon., Sept. 8. www.waterburypubliclibrary.com.

 

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Meetings

 

Community Meeting to discuss support for Susan Russell and the safety of the community in advance of the release from prison of a high risk offender. Wed., Sept. 10, 7 pm, Lareau Farm. Susan McKnight, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; Audrey Mosley, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

MRV Republicans meets fourth Wed. of each month, 6pm, Bongiorno’s Restaurant. Info: Carol Miner, 583-5816.

 

Valley Democrats meets second Mon. of each month, 5:15 pm, at Eastern Systems. Info: Jim Leyton, 496-1000.

 

Moretown Republicans meeting, second Thurs. of each month, 7 pm, Moretown Elem. School. 496-3296.

 

Mad River Caregivers Support Group, first and third Tues. of each month, 2-3 pm, Mad River Family Practice. RSVP: Kate, 496-3838.

 

Mad River Cancer Support, one-on-one support for those touched by cancer (patient, caregiver, family, friend). Contact VT Cancer Survivor Network: 1-800-652-5064, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, Sun., 7 pm; Tues., 7 pm, at Parish House, Our Lady of the Snows Church/St. Dunstan’s, Waitsfield. Fri., 7 pm, Warren Church. Confirm times: 229-5100. www.aavt.org.

 

 

 

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Music

 

Anthony Santor, Fri., Aug. 29, 6-8:30 pm, Garden Stage at American Flatbread, free admission.

 

Round Up on the River, live music, food, libations, behind Bridge Street Marketplace, Wed., Sept. 3, 4 pm till dusk.

 

WMRW Community Bash Concert, 10th anniversary celebration, barbecue, music by The Kind Buds, Jack Grace, Phil Yates. Sat., Sept. 6, 5-10 pm, Temple of Dindor, Warren. Proceeds benefit WMRW community radio. Tickets: wmrw.org.

 

Northeast Fiddlers Association monthly jam and meet, Sun., Sept. 7, noon-5 pm, Waterbury American Legion, Stowe St. Fiddlers and public invited. Food shelf donations accepted. Info: Lee Deyette, 802-728-5188.

 

Greg Evans, Sun., Sept. 7, 4:30 pm, Gen. Stark’s Pub, Mad River Glen.

 

Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys, bluegrass, Fri., Sept. 12, 8 pm, Valley Players Theater. lindsayloumusic.com.

 

Moretown Community Chorus, all ages and abilities, meets Thursdays, 7 pm, Moretown Methodist Church. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 793-9581.

 

 

 

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Seniors

 

Labor Day closure: Evergreen Place Senior Center will be closed Monday, Sept. 1.

 

Foot Care Clinic with CVHHH at Evergreen Place, Thurs., Sept. 11, 8 am-noon. Reserve: 223-1878. There is a fee.

 

Fall Field Trip: Luncheon lake cruise on the Spirit of Ethan Allen, Thurs., Sept. 18. Reserve: Dara, 496-2543, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Move! Fun, varied group exercise with Kenneth, Tuesdays, 1 pm, Evergreen Place Senior Center.

 

Diner Breakfasts at Evergreen Place, every Mon. and Thurs., 8-10 am, donations support Meals On Wheels.

 

Family-Style Lunch, open to all, discount for age 60+, Tues. & Thurs., noon. Reserve: Lorraine, 496-2543. Evergreen Place Senior Center, Waitsfield.

 

Meals On Wheels, home-delivered meals, call Lorraine Wimble, 496-2543.

 

Bingo, every Tues. & Thurs., 10:30 am, Evergreen Place Senior Center.

 

 

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The Arts

 

VT Festival of the Arts, events in August through Labor Day, www.vermontartfest.com. Festival Gallery, 496-6682.

 

Art and music by Margot Levey, exhibit runs till Sept. 15, Big Picture Theater.

 

Vincent, one-man play adapted from letters between Vincent van Gogh and his brother, Theo. Thurs.-Sun., Aug. 21-31, Valley Players Theater.

 

Frank Corso, landscapeimpressionist painter and musician, art exhibit, Aug. 26-30, 11 am-5 pm, The Pitcher Inn. Concert during dinner in the garden, Sat., Aug. 30. Reserve: The Pitcher Inn, 496-6350.

 

Photo Show in the Round Barn runs through Sept. 1: weekdays, 10 am-5 pm; weekends, 10 am-2:30 pm. Waitsfield. Free admission.

 

Big Red Barn Art Show runs through Aug. 31, Thurs.-Sun., noon-9 pm. Lareau Farm, Waitsfield.

 

Holiness and the Feminine Spirit: The Art of Janet McKenzie, Aug. 1-31, Waitsfield United Church of Christ. Thurs.-Mon., noon-5 pm. Free.

 

Start with Art, group meets to share/learn artistic skills, Thursdays, 2 pm, at SHaRC, free, 583-6700.

 

Knit a Bit, knitting and coffee, free, Wednesdays, 3 pm, at SHaRC, 583-6700.

 

 

 

 

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Workshops

 

Tellington Touch and Animal Therapeutic Touch Seminar with Barbara Janelle, Sun., Sept. 7, 9 am-4 pm, Central Vermont Humane Society, Middlesex. Register: www.cvhumane.com. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 279-5909.

 

Chair yoga class, beginners and up, the first class (a free intro class) is Mon., Sept. 22, 9:30-10:30 am, indyYoga. www.indyyoga.net.

 

Community Yoga Class, free, hatha yoga, all levels, Sundays, 10-11:15 am, at Rootswork, second floor East Warren Schoolhouse. www.awakenvt.com.

 

 

 

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Places of Worship

 

Beth Jacob Synagogue, 10 Harrison Ave, Montpelier, 229-9429.

Church of the Crucified One, Route 100, Moretown.Sunday, 10 am, Mass. 496-4516.

Green Mountain Community Alliance, Route 100, Duxbury. Sunday, 9:30 am, Worship Service.

Hunger Mountain Christian Assembly, Route 100N, Waterbury Ctr. Sunday, 10 am, Worship Service.

Jewish Community of Greater Stowe, 802-253-1800, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Moretown United Methodist Church, Route 100B, Moretown. Sunday, 10:30 am, Worship Service.

Our Lady of the Snows (Catholic), Route 100, Waitsfield. Mass: Saturday, 6 pm.

St. Andrew (Catholic), Main St., Waterbury. Mass: Sat, 4 pm, and Sunday, 9 am.

St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church at Founders Hall, 6307 Main St. (Route 100), Waitsfield. Sunday Service, 9:30 am, Holy Eucharist. www.saintdunstans.com.

St. Jacob of Alaska Orthodox Church, Route 12, Northfield Falls, 485-9121. Services: Divine Liturgy, Sunday, 9:30 am; Great Vespers, Saturday, 5 pm; Vespers, Wednesday, 5:30 pm.

St. Patrick (Catholic), Route 100B, Moretown.Sunday, 11 am, Mass.

Unitarian Church of Montpelier, Sunday, 10 am, Worship and Church School, 130 Main St., Montpelier.

Waitsfield United Church of Christ WorshipService, Sunday, 9 am. Children’s Sunday School resumes in fall. www.WaitsfieldChurch.org, 496-3065.

Warren United Church: Sunday, 10 am, Worship Service. Main St. 496-2713.

Yearning for Learning Center for Jewish Studies, Montpelier, 223-0583.