Weekly Calendar of Events

4/12/18

Community Events

Celebration of Harwood Links to the Global Community, gallery walk (5 pm), Socrates Cafe (6 pm), discussion of “What is gained and what is lost when we move?” Thurs., April 26, Harwood library. All welcome.

Medicinal Herbal Food Tour in herb garden, lunch, discussion, Sat., April 21, 9 am-1 pm, Heidi’s Tiny Tea House. Reserve: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 802-922-1832.

Fundraisers

Benefit bake for Joslin Memorial Library, Fri., April 13, American Flatbread, Waitsfield, a portion of proceeds from every flatbread sold will be donated.

Turkey takeout dinner, Fri., May 4, pick up 4-6 pm, Waterbury Center Community Church, $11. Reserve: 244-8089.

Returnable bottles and cans may be donated to Waitsfield United Church (next to Joslin Library); leave in marked shed behind church.

Fun & Games

MRV Little League Registration, boys/girls ages 5-12, plus girls’ softball. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; for softball, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Register: www.madriverbaseball.com.

MRV Youth Lacrosse registration open for spring season, U11, U13, U15 and U9 age levels. Practices at Mad River Park start in late April. www.madriverlax.com.

Duplicate Bridge, Mondays, 12:30 pm, Waitsfield Inn. Info: Alice, 496-7154.

Kids

Warren Playgroup, open swim at Sugarbush Health and Recreation Center, free, Fri., April 13 to May 18, 10:15-11:30 am. Parents and/or caregivers must supervise children, bring towels sign in at front desk. Info: 583-6700.

Vacation Maker Camp, ages 6-11, April 16-20, 9 am-3 pm, 9 am-noon, or noon-3 pm ($150-300), Green Mountain Performing Arts, www.greenmountainperformingarts.org/makercamp.html.

Pirate Day at Mad River Green Shops, Sun., April 29, 7 am-12:30 pm, free, costumes encouraged. Treasure hunt (10 am-12:30 pm), ages 3-12, maps at Three Mountain Cafe.

Scouting, new members welcome. Cub Scouts, grades 1-5; Boy Scouts, grades 6-12. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., cubpack798.org, 802-371-9997.

The Children’s Room, weekdays when school is in session, 8 am-4 pm, free drop-in play space, up to age 6 from any town, resource center for parents. Thatcher Brook Primary School, Waterbury. www.childrensroomonline.org/calendar.html. 244-5605.

Outdoors

UVM Snowboard Team and Sugarbush Park presents King of the Chill: A Hell Track for a Hell of a Cause, snowboard competition, benefits The Chill Foundation mentoring programs, Sat., April 14, noon, Lincoln Peak. Register: Valley House, 9-11 am, $25; $40 event lift ticket.

Waterbury dog walkers cleanup day, path along Winooski River, Sat., April 14, 11 am. Meet behind the state office complex by the smokestack. Info: Greg Western: 498-0079 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Rain date: Sunday. 

Mad Birders Woodcock Walk, Tues., April 17, 7:30 pm, meet at cemetery, Freeman Hill Road, Moretown. Bring flashlight. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 496-3663. All welcome.

Stein’s Challenge, complete the most laps on Stein’s Run for prizes, Sat., April 21, 10 am-2 pm, Sugarbush. $20.

Library

Book discussion, “Blanche Cleans Up” by Barbara Neely, facilitated by Rachael Cohen of the VT Humanities Council, Thurs., April 12, 6:30 pm, Warren Library.

Moretown Memorial Library trustees special meeting Thurs., April 12, 7 pm, to discuss the move to the Town Hall. Agenda at https://moretownlibrary.com.

Warren Public Library closed April 16-21.

Bring Me a Rock and I'll Tell you a Story, drop-in program with retired geology professor David Westerman, Mon., April 23, 2:30-4 pm, Moretown Library.

Joslin Memorial Library Story Hour, Mondays, 10 am, preschoolers. http://joslinmemoriallibrary.com, 496-4205. Free.

Moretown Memorial Library Story Hour, Tuesdays (except April 17), 10:30 am, story, crafts, outdoor exploration. https://moretownlibrary.com, 496-9728. Free.

Warren Public Library Story Time, Wednesdays (library closed April 16-21), 10:30 am, up to age 6. Amanda Gates, 496-3913, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., www.warrenlibrary.com. Free.

Waterbury Public Library Story Times: Baby/toddler, up to age 3, stories, songs, playtime, Mondays, 10 am. Preschoolers, ages 3-6, stories, songs, crafts, Thursdays, 10 am. www.waterburypubliclibrary.com, 244-7036. Free.

Meetings

Gun Owners of VT Washington County meeting, special guest is state Rep. Ed Read of Fayston, Fri., April 13, 6 pm, Warren fire station. Info: Bill, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 802-595-3789. Meets second Friday of each month. All welcome.

Hannah's House Grief Support Group, April 18, 6 pm, Mad River Health Center, Community Resource Room, second floor. Info/ RSVP: 496-9715, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Drop-ins welcome. Meets third Wed. of each month.

Waterbury Historical Society annual meeting, program, roast beef dinner, Wed., April 25, 5:30 pm, $15, reserve by April 20: Betty Jones, 244-8089, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings: Sun. and Tues., 7 pm, Our Lady of the Snows Church fellowship hall, Waitsfield; Wed., noon, Gen. Wait House; and Fri., 7 pm, Warren Church. Confirm times: 229-5100. www.aavt.org.

Music

Open Mic with Alex Budney, amps and drums provided, Thursdays, 8:30 pm, Localfolk Smokehouse.

Hungry Jack and Ramcore, Fri., April 13, 9 pm, Slide Brook Tavern, Warren (www.hjack.net).

The Full Cleveland, 1970s top-40 hits, Sat., April 14, 3-6 pm, Castlerock Pub.

Hostelpalooza, surf/punk rock, the Tsunamibots, Brand New Luddites, Blowtorch, Comrade Nixon, Stymied, Sat., April 14, 8 pm, Hostel Tevere, Warren.

Zack DuPont Duo w/Matt DeLuca, Sat., April 14, 9 pm. Zenbarn.

Zach Nugent’s Acoustic Dead, Wednesdays (through May 30), 7 pm, free, Zenbarn, Waterbury Center.

Seniors

Foot Care Clinics with CVHHH at Evergreen Place, Thurs., April 26, 8:30 am-noon. Reserve: 223-1878. Bring basin, towel, foot soak powder, clippers. $15.

Family-Style Lunch, Tues. & Thurs., noon, open to all, suggested donation, discount for age 60-plus. Piano music by Joan Foster or Roger Hussey. Evergreen Place Senior Center, Waitsfield. Reserve lunch: Walt, 496-2543. After-lunch activities: April 12, Tell a Joke Day; April 17, Hat Day; April 19, Senior Collection: Johnny Eure; April 24, Rolling Pictures; April 26, Travelogue: Gardens of Chateau de Loire.

Diner Breakfasts, Mondays, 8-10 am, Evergreen Place, open to all, suggested donation, $8, supports Meals On Wheels.

Bingo, Tues. & Thurs., 10:30-11:30 am, Evergreen Place Senior Center.

Move! Tuesdays, 2 pm. Fun, varied group exercise with SASH coordinator Kenneth Russell, Evergreen Place.

Knitting Circle, Fridays, 10:30 am, Evergreen Place, Waitsfield, all welcome.

Meals On Wheels, home-delivered meals for seniors, call 496-2543.

The Arts

Sip ’n’ Paint with Helen Issackedes, painting sunflowers, Fri., April 13, 6:30-8:30 pm, Festival Gallery, Waitsfield. Valley Arts members, $35; nonmembers, $40; includes materials. BYOB. Register: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 496-6682.

“Spring Mix,” annual multimedia exhibition of Valley Art members at the Festival Gallery and Three Mountain Cafe, through April 28.

Fiber Riot! Free, informal, weekly gathering; knitting, crocheting, spinning, rug hooking. Wednesdays, 5-8 pm, Mad River Fiber Arts & Mill, Waitsfield, 496-7746.

Mad Quilters, all abilities welcome, meets April 10 (second Tuesday of each month), 6:30 pm, Harwood Union High School. 496-2035.

Valley Arts Drop-In Painting, first and third Wed. of each month, 2-5 pm and 6-9 pm, Festival Gallery, Waitsfield. Members, $5; nonmembers, $10. Info: Dotty, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 496-4789.

Workshops

“The Worried Child, Recognizing Anxiety in Kids and Teens and Helping Them Cope” with Dr. Paul Foxman, Thurs., April 12, 6 pm, Waterbury Municipal Center Steele Community Room, free. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 496-9715.

Homemade Musical Instruments, Mon., April 16, 7:30 pm, $20. Ideas, Waitsfield, www.cognitivestudios.org.