Calendar

Calendar

Weekly Calendar of Events

10/12/17

Community Events

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

Waitsfield Farmers’ Market, last one of the season, Mad River Green, Saturdays, 9 am-1 pm. Music by the Tin Penny Band, Oct. 14. www.waitsfieldfarmers­market.com.

Waterbury Area Trails Alliance Taste For Trails, Sat., Oct. 14, 4-9 pm, Waterbury: Blackback Pub, Prohibition Pig, The Reservoir and Allium. Special beer pours, raffle prizes. Purchase beer glass and beer card at venue (4-9 pm) or at Perry Hill trailhead (10 am-2 pm).

Service Sunday, meet at Warren United Church to do projects for community members, Oct. 15, 9:30 am-noon, free lunch. Info: Vince, 496-4646; Tamara, 496-7227; Chrissy, 839-8195. www.warrenchurch.org.

Scrag Town Forest Gateway Project celebration, Sun., Oct. 15, 1-4 pm, end of Bowen Rd., Waitsfield. Refreshments, remarks (1-2 pm). Guided walks (2 pm). Overflow parking on Sherman Rd., hayride shuttles to celebration. Info: www.vlt.org/event/scrag. Free.

Harwood Union High School’s annual variety show, Fri., Oct. 20, 7 pm, in the auditorium. Admission by suggested donation benefits Har­wood music department scholarship fund.

High Fives Founda­tion presents the film B.A.S.I.C.S. to promote safety and awareness of winter sports, all ages. Sat., Oct. 21, 6-10 pm, Big Picture Theater, admission by donation.

Free Community Supper, Fri., Oct. 27, 5:30 pm, Waitsfield United Church of Christ. Info: 496-3065.

Mad River Ridge Run­ners snowmobile club annual raffle dinner, Sat., Nov. 4, American Legion post, Waterbury. Cock­tail hour, 6 pm; dinner, 7 pm; raffle open to all: $3,000 prize money. Tickets at Kenyon’s Variety Store, Waitsfield.

Fundraisers

Chicken and mostaccioli dinner, Thurs., Oct. 12, 6 pm, St. Leo’s Hall at St. Andrew Church, Water­bury. Fundraiser for Queen Esther #7, Order of the Eastern Star. Reserve: 882-8599. Takeout available, reserve, pick up at 6:30. Adults, $12; ages 12 and under, $7.

Bid & Boogie Spring Hill School fundraiser, food, silent auction, music by The Grift, Sat., Oct. 21, 7 pm, Mad River Glen. Advance tickets, $20; at door, $25: www.springhillschoolvt.org, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 496-2139.

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

 

Fun & Games

Ultimate Frisbee pickup games, Mondays, 6-8 pm, under lights, Brooks Field, Warren. All ages and abilities welcome. Runs through Nov. www.facebook.com/MadRiverDisc.

Pickleball, Mondays, 4 pm, Warren Elementary School courts, all ages and abilities welcome, paddles and instruction provided. Free. Info: George Hall, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Pickleball: Wed. and Sun., 5 pm; Thurs. and Sun., 9 am. Moretown Elementary School tennis courts, all welcome, some equipment available to share.

Bridge Street Bricks Scavenger Hunt, get a free list of phrases (Chamber office, Joslin Library, Valley Arts, Revolving Closet, Three Mountain Cafe), find the matching bricks. Through end of October.

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

 

Outdoors

Scenic chairlift rides, Super Bravo quad, Sugarbush, daily rates: adults, $18; ages 7-18, $12; under 6, free. www.sugarbush.com.

Fall Foliage Glider Rides available from the Warren Airport every day until Oct. 20. Sugarbush Soaring, 802-496-2290, www.sugarbushsoaring.com.

 

Kids

Girls’ Soccer Mary Harris Youth Day, girls’ var­sity soccer team leads clinic for K-grade 6 girl’s youth soccer players. Thurs., Oct. 12, 4:30-6 pm, at Harwood.

Warren Playgroup, “Spanish Mini Movers & Shakers” with Constancia Gomez, singing, dancing, instrument playing, counting in Spanish, Fridays starting Oct. 13 (5 weeks), 10-11:30 am, Warren Town Hall, upstairs, free, open to all. Info: 802-917-1776, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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.

 

Library

Joslin Memorial Library Capital Campaign Cabinet meeting, Thurs., Oct. 12, 8:30 am, lower level of the library.

Meditation and practicing a vow of silence, discus­sion with Ryan Charlston and Peter Delfausse, Tues., Oct. 17, 6:30 pm, Joslin Library, free.

“Climate Change and Our Future: Mitigation, Ad­aptation and Dialogue,” reading, viewing, discussion series. Part 3, “Strategy,” Nov. 2, 6:30 pm, Warren Library, read The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi.

“Vermont Farm Kids,” short documentary, stories about growing up on a VT farm, followed by discus­sion with local farmers, Thurs., Nov. 16, 6:30 pm, Joslin Library, free.

Herbal Medicine in Autumn: Making Fire Cider, Sun., Nov. 12, 4 pm, Moretown Elem. School. Free. Register: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 496-9728.

Animal Slumber Party Storytime, Fri., Nov. 17, 6 pm, Moretown Library. Bring your favorite stuffed animal or doll to tuck in at the library (and pick up the next day and see what they were up to).

Free Adult Education: basic reading, writing, math, computer skills; high school diploma/GED pro­grams; career/college readiness; English language learning and U.S. citizenship. Tuesdays, 1-3 pm, Joslin Library. Info: David Busker, 244-8765; no reserva­tions necessary.

Magic: The Gathering, trading card game, Sundays, 3:30 pm, Joslin Memorial Library.

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

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

Warren Public Library Story Time, Wednesdays, 10 am, up to age 6. Marie Schmukal, 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

Mad River Valley Senior Citizens Board annual meeting, Tues., Oct. 17, 1 pm, Evergreen Place. All welcome. Info; Nancy Emory, 496-9416.

Cancer support group meets fourth Wed. every month, 6 pm, at MRV Chamber of Commerce, 4061 Main St., Waitsfield.

Gun Owners of VT Washington County meets second Friday of each month, 6 pm, Warren Village fire station. Info: Bill, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 802-595-3789.

Hannah’s House Grief Support Group, third Wed. of each month, 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.

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..

Mad River Valley Rec District meets third Tues. of each month, 6 pm, Gen. Wait House. Open to all.

Mad River Valley Rotary Club meets first Wed. each month, 5:15-6:30 pm, Round Barn, Waitsfield; all other Wednesdays, 7:15-8:30 am, Sugarbush Inn, Warren. All welcome. Info: www.mrvrotary.org.

MRV Republicans meets fourth Wed. of each month, 6 pm, Bongiorno’s Restaurant.

Valley Democrats meets second Mon. of each month, 5:15 pm, Eastern Sales, Waitsfield. All welcome.

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, Sun., 7 pm, and 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.

Music

Session Americana, folk band from Boston, Thurs., Oct. 12, 9-11:30 pm, $12 advance, $15 at door, Zen­barn, Guptil Rd., Waterbury Center, zenbarnvt.com.

Open Mic, Thursdays, 8:30 pm, Localfolk Smoke­house. Play with house band, your band or solo (drums, guitar amps, bass amps provided). Sign up, 8 pm. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Emma Cook & Questionable Company, Fri., Oct. 13, 9-11 pm, free, Zenbarn, Waterbury Center, zen­barnvt.com.

Abigail Stauffer, folk, Tues., Oct. 17, 7:30-9:30 pm, suggested donation $10-15, Zenbarn, Waterbury Center, zenbarnvt.com.

Troy Millete (singer-songwriter) and Dylan Gombas (fiddle) residency at Zenbarn, Thurs., Oct. 19, 8-10 pm, free, zenbarnvt.com.

Jazz Residency: Bruce Sklar (piano) and Jeremy Hill (bass), third Thursday of each month (next, Oct. 19), 7-9 pm, Big Picture Theater & Cafe, www.bigpicturetheater.info, 496-8994.

Moretown Open Mic Night, Fri., Oct. 20, Nov. 10, Dec. 8, 7-10 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm). All ages. BYOB. Moretown Town Hall.

The Grift at Bid & Boogie, Sat., Oct. 21, 7 pm, Mad River Glen. $25 ($20, advance): www.springhillschoolvt.org, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 496-2139.

Halloween Valley Night with Chicky Stoltz, Wed., Oct. 25, Big Picture Theater & Cafe, www.bigpicturethe­ater.info, 496-8994.

Fari Fridays monthly roots reggae night with Satta Sound, first Friday each month (next, Nov. 3), 9 pm-midnight, Zenbarn, Guptil Rd., Waterbury Center, zenbarnvt.com.

Veterans Day concert with In­oraBrass and guest speaker Fred Messer of Mad River American Legion, Sat., Nov. 11, 7 pm, Waitsfield United Church. Free, open to all.

 

Seniors

Family-Style Lunch, Tues. & Thurs., noon, open to all, 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: Oct. 12, Elvis Day; Oct. 17, celebrate birthdays and annual board meeting; Oct. 19, senior hobbies. Oct. 24, Halloween stories; Oct. 26, Arm­chair Travelogue, Mongolia with Sue Dillon; Oct. 31, Halloween auction, wear costumes or hats.

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

Foot Care Clinic with CVHHH at Evergreen Place, Thurs., Oct. 19, 8:30 am-noon. Reserve: 223-1878. Bring basin, towel, foot soak powder, clippers. $15.

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, Shades of Winter yarn shop, Waitsfield.

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

 

The Arts

Sip ’n’ Paint, foliage painting with Helen Issackedes, Fri., Oct. 13, 6:30-8 pm, Valley Arts. Everything supplied except the sips. Register: valleyartsvt.com; 496-6682. Valley Arts members, $35; non­members, $40.

Michelle Saffran, Moretown, exhibit, Anonymity of In-Between: body place and time, www.michellesaffran.com, Axel’s Gallery, Waterbury. Oct. 10 to Nov. 11. Reception, Fri., Oct. 13, 6-8 pm.

“Seasons: Thread Painting” by Pamela Druhen, exhibit open Fri.-Sun. till Oct. 15, noon-5 pm, Waitsfield United Church of Christ, free.

Pat Harrington, featured artist of the month at Three Mountain Cafe, exhibit.

Light Works, exhibit of light sculptures by Bill Parker and holograms by Julie Parker, Madsonian Museum of Industrial Design, Bridge St., Waitsfield.

Multi-Media Mania, fine arts and crafts exhibition runs through Oct. 14: Thurs. and Fri., 4-9 pm; Sat. and Sun., noon-9 pm. Big Red Barn at Lareau Farm, Waitsfield, free admission.

“Transitions – Realism to Abstract,” exhibit at Fes­tival Gallery runs through Oct. 21: Wed.-Sat., 1-5 pm. 496-6682.

“Ordinary Time,” paintings by Grace DeGennaro and sculpture by Anne Lilly, Sat. and Sun., noon-5 pm, through Oct. 22, Bundy Modern, Waitsfield, 583-5832. Free.

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

Workshops

Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop with Kenneth Russell of SASH Health & Wellness, Wednes­days, Oct. 11 to Nov. 15, 2:30-5 pm, Evergreen Place, Waitsfield. Free. Register: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 802-225-5680.

Empowering the Goddess Within, women’s self-care series with Angie Andrews, Sarah Kaplan, Ana del Rosal. Oct. 15, Nov. 12, Dec. 14, Jan. 18, Feb. 22, March 15. $222. 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., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Girls Night In for preteens, healthy stress-relieving techniques and positive body image through yoga, Fridays, Oct. 20, Nov. 17, Dec. 8, 6-7:30 pm, Valley Glow Yoga, Waits­field. Register: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Free postpartum preparation workshop offered by Good Begin­nings of Central VT, Sat., Dec. 2, 9 am-1 pm, Hannah’s House, Waits­field. Register: www.goodbeginnings­centralvt.org, info@goodbeginnings­centralvt.org, 802-595-7953.