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UPDATED: 10/23/14

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

 

Community Events

 

Catamount Trail work day, Lincoln Gap to West Hill Rd. section, Sun., Oct. 26. Group meets at 9 am. Info/sign-up: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 496-3490.

 

Candidate Forum, state rep candidates will answer questions, hosted by The Valley Reporter, Mon., Oct. 27, 7 pm, Big Picture Theater.

 

Along the Tracks of Waterbury,” presentation by Skip Flanders about railroad in Waterbury from 1849 to 2014, at Waterbury Historical Society meeting, all welcome, free. Wed., Oct. 29, 7 pm meeting, 7:30 presentation. Wesley Methodist Church, 56 S. Main St.

 

The Medicines Movement, presentation by Monica Cahilly, how medicines make their way to consumers, hidden costs of “fast drugs.” Thurs., Oct. 30, 7 pm, Big Picture Theater. Free. Presented by Green Mt. Global Forum.

 

Free Community Dinner, Fri., Oct. 31, 5:30 pm, Waitsfield United Church, all welcome. Transportation available, 496-4646.

 

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Fun & Games

Halloween party hosted by The Children’s Room, non-scary. Costume fashion show, music, games, crafts. Sun., Oct. 26, 3-5 pm, Thatcher Brook School gym, Stowe St., Waterbury. Free.

 

Join Scouting: Cub Scout Pack 798 will hold a Bobcat ceremony to welcome new members, Tues., Oct. 28, 6:30-7:30 pm, Waitsfield United Church, open to all. Info: AnnMarie Harmon, 496-5562; Rick Rayfield, 496-2022.

 

Warren Playgroup: Adventures in Clay, Crafts and Sensory Fun with Ellen Kucera, Fridays, Oct. 17-Nov. 14, 10-11:30 am, Warren School art room. Free and open to all.

 

Bill Koch League, XC skiing program at Ole’s, Tues. afternoons, ages 5-13. Sign up early, space is limited. Early registration by Oct. 30; sign-up ends Nov. 30: email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Glow Golf, Halloween costume party, live music by Mini Detonators, complimentary appetizers, cash bar, parade, fee for glow golf, Oct. 31, 3 pm-midnight, Hogan’s Pub, Sugarbush Golf Club.

 

Walking group, all welcome, Tuesdays, noon-1 pm, Old County Rd., Waitsfield. Meet at 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

 

Soul Safari, fundraiser for children of Malayaka House orphanage in Uganda, music by Adam Ezra Group, special guest Pappy, silent art auction, complimentary food, cash bar, Sun., Oct. 26, 6-9 pm, Big Picture Theater, 496-8994.

 

Bid and Boogie, silent auction and dance party, live music by Funkwagon, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar. Sat., Nov. 1, 7 pm-midnight, Gate House Lodge. Fundraiser for Spring Hill School. www.springhillschoolvt.org/bandb.html.

 

Bingo, Waterbury American Legion Auxiliary fundraiser, Sun., Nov. 2, doors open 11 am, quickies at noon, regular games 1 pm. Lunch available. Info: 244-8404.

 

Scholastic Book Fair, Mon., Nov. 3, 3-6 pm, and Tues., Nov. 4, 8 am-6 pm, Rochester SchoolFamily and Consumer Science Room. Order online (books for preschoolers to adults) Oct. 27-Nov. 10, www.scholastic.com/schoolbookfairs.

 

Waitsfield PTA Ski & Skate Sale, Nov. 15 & 16: 9 am-3 pm. Waitsfield Elem. School. Consignment drop-off, Fri., Nov. 14, 4-7 pm. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 496-3643.

 

Mountainfilm on Tour, fundraiser for Waitsfield Children’s Center, Sat., Nov. 8, 7 pm, Big Picture Theater. www.mountainfilm.org.

 

 

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Library

Meet the Sanborn family – a real “Wonder” family – discussing joys and challenges of raising a daughter with Pfeiffer syndrome. Part 1 of VT Reads discussion of Wonder by RJ Palacio, Thurs., Oct. 23, 6:30 pm, Crossett Brook Middle School library. Part 2, Thurs., Nov. 13, 6:30 pm, CBMS library. Hosted by Waterbury Public Library.

 

Armchair Travelogue: Kenya with Ruth Young of Everyone’s Child program, Tues., Oct. 28, 12:30 pm, Evergreen Place Senior Center.

 

Halloween Game Night, games, pizza, cider, free, Tues., Oct. 28, 5-7 pm, Joslin Memorial Library.

 

Native American myths and legends with Michael Caduto, all ages, Sat., Nov. 15, 11 am, Moretown Library.

 

Code for Girls, grades 4-6, make interactive stories and animation using code through programs such as Scratch, Hopscotch and Arduino, Wed., Oct. 29, Nov. 19, 3-4 pm. Waterbury Library. Register: 244-7036.

 

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 Time: For parents, babies, toddlers, Wed., 10 am. Theme for Oct. 29: Boo! 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: Mon., 10 am. Theme for Oct. 27: Halloween. www.joslinmemoriallibrary.com.

 

Moretown Library Story Time, Fridays, 11:15 am-noon. No story time, Oct. 24. Halloween Story Time, songs, crafts, treats, wear costumes, Oct. 31.

 

Waterbury Library Story Times: Baby/toddler, Mon., 10 am. Musical Story Time with Lesley Grant, Mon., Oct. 27. Musical Story Time with Lesley Grant, Nov. 10. Preschool Story Time,Fri., 10 am. Free. Waterbury Library. 244-7036, www.waterburypubliclibrary.com.

 

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Meetings

 

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

 

Soul Safari, music by Adam Ezra Group, special guest Pappy, concert benefits children of Malayaka House orphanage in Uganda, silent art auction, complimentary food, cash bar, Sun., Oct. 26, 6-9 pm, Big Picture Theater, 496-8994.

 

Chicky Stoltz, Wed., Oct. 29, 7:30 pm, Valley Night, Big Picture Theater and Cafe, 496-8994, bigpicturetheater.info.

 

The Grift, Halloween Bash, Fri., Oct. 31, 9 pm, Localfolk Smokehouse.

 

Vermont Symphonic Winds concert, Halloween-themed music, Sun., Nov. 2, 2 pm, Waterbury Congregational Church. All ages, costumes welcome. Tickets at door; under age 12 admitted free.

 

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

 

Foot Care Clinic with CVHHH, Thurs., Oct. 23, 8 am-noon, at Evergreen Place. Reserve: 223-1878.


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

 

Diner Breakfasts at Evergreen Place, open to all, Mondays, 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

Aladdin Jr., family-friendlyHarwood musical, Fri., Oct. 24, 7 pm; Sat., Oct. 25, 4 pm. Harwood Union auditorium. Tickets at the door.

 

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration, Sat., Nov. 1, 5 pm. Keryn Nightingale’s one-woman show Sympathy for the Devil: The Cancer Initiation of the Hoodless Maiden, 7 pm. Big Picture Theater, www.bigpicturetheater.info, 496-8994.

 

The Farm through Photography: Two Artists, Two Stories,exhibit of George Woodard and Peter Miller photos runs till Oct. 25, Axel’s Gallery, Waterbury. Meet the artists, Thurs., Oct. 23, 5-7 pm.

 

En Plein Air, painting outdoors, select paintings from Jericho Plein Air Festival and Great VT Plein Air Paint-Out, 8 am-6 pm daily through Nov. 30, Gallery at Bridges Resort, Warren, 583-2922.

 

Oils and Watercolors of Susan Bull Riley,exhibit runs through Dec. 31, Festival Gallery, Village Square, Waitsfield, 496-6682.

 

Concert in C Flat, a play, Nov. 6-9, 13-16, 7:30 pm, except Sun., Nov. 16, 4 pm. Valley Players Theater. www.valleyplayers.com.

 

KidsACT Holiday Musical theater program, grades 1-6, starts Nov. 8, Tuesdays 3:30-5 pm, and Sat., 10-11:30 am. Valley Players Theater. Register/info: kidsactvt.com; Ruth Ann Pattee, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 793-4220.

 

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

 

SAD (seasonal affective disorder) info, tips, treatment, offered by Hannah’s House at their open house, Wed., Oct. 29, 5-7 pm, Mad River Valley Health Center. 496-9715.

 

 

 

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.