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Free Community Dinner, Fri., April 25, 5:30 pm, Waitsfield United Church, all welcome. Transportation available, 496-4646.
Turkey Takeout Dinner, Fri., April 25, Waterbury Center Community Church, next to Cold Hollow Cider Mill. Pick up 4-6 pm. Reserve: 244-8089.
Made in Vermont Weekend, April 26 and 27, Sugarbush. Ages 18-plus. More than 40 local vendors. Sat., 9 am-6 pm; Sun., 9 am-3 pm. Free admission.
Hill Farming in the Mad River Valley: Past, Present & Future, documentary screening Wed., April 30, 7 pm, Big Picture Theater, free.
“What Makes Us Laugh: Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Laurel and Hardy, Harry Langdon, and Other Silent Film Clowns,” a presentation by Circus Smirkus founder Rob Mermin, Thurs., May 1, 7 pm, Big Picture Theater. All ages.
Green Up Day, Sat., May 3. www.greenupvermont.org.
VT Friends of AMBUCS bike event to fit people with disabilities with bikes, Sat., May 10, 10 am-2 pm, Waitsfield Elem. School. Info: www.uvm.edu/~cdci/at/?Page=freewheel.html. Register: https://survey.uvm.edu/index.php/824374/lang-en.
No Warren Playgroup April 24. Watch here for info on “Signs of Spring” playgroup in May and June.
The Children’s Room, free play space and resource center for parents, kids to age 6 from any town, open 8 am-4 pm on school days. Thatcher Brook School, Waterbury. 244-5605, www.childrensroomonline.org.
Waterbury Kids Fest, Sat., June 7, 9 am-1 pm, Rusty Parker Park, free. Kid-focused music, dancing, vendors, crafts, demonstrations. Bike rodeo and helmet giveaway at train station. Info: 244-5605.
Scouting: Cub Scouts, grades 1-5; Boy Scouts, grades 6-12. Contact AnnMarie Harmon, 496-5562; Rick Rayfield, 496-2022.
Duplicate Bridge, Mon., 12:30 pm, Waitsfield Inn. Info: Sally, 496-7010.
Spaghetti dinner fundraiser for renovations to Rochester School playground, Fri., May 2, 5-7 pm, at Rochester School. Silent auction. Info: Chelsea St. Amour, 767-4487.
Friends of the Waterbury Public Library Spring Tea, one-woman drama and historical interpretation of Eleanor Roosevelt, Sun., May 4, 2 pm, Waterbury American Legion Post 59, free, open to all.
Play with Scratch, grades 4-6, learn how to program interactive stories and animation using online program called Scratch, Wednesdays: April 30, 3 pm; May 7, 1 pm; May 14 & 21, 3 pm. Waterbury Library. Register: 244-7036.
Mother’s Day Makers, kids make something for their mothers, Sat., May 10, Warren Library. Pre-register: 496-3913. Materials fee.
Maker series, May 14, 21, 28, 3:15-4:15 pm, Warren Library. Pre-register: 496-3913. Materials fee.
Armchair Travelogue: Carol and Charlie Hosford will share pictures and stories about Russia. Tues., May 27, 12:30 pm. Russian-themed lunch served at noon, reserve with Suzie, 496-2543.
Knit and Play reconvenes April 29, all levels welcome, bring knitting and kids to the children’s area at Warren Library, Tuesdays, 9:30-11:30 am. Free, drop in, no registration.
Noontime Knitters, knit, crochet or tat, Tuesdays, noon-1 pm, Waterbury Library, 244-7036.
After-school program, grades 2-6, board games, Legos, Mondays, Warren Library. No registration required.
Technology assistance, one-on-one help with computers, Saturdays, 1-3 pm, Joslin Library. Info: 496-4205.
Joslin Library Preschool Story Hour: Mon., 10 am,Waitsfield. April 28, Kites Fly High, weather permitting, group will fly kites. www.joslinmemoriallibrary.com.
Moretown Library Preschool Story Time: Fri., 11:15-11:45 am (up to age 5).
Waterbury Library Story Times. Baby/toddler, Mon., 10 am. Preschool Story Time, Fri., 10 am. 244-7036, www.waterburypubliclibrary.com. April 28, Musical Story Time with Lesley Grant, ages 18 months to 4 years. No Story Times April 21 or 25.
Waterbury Historical Society annual meeting, presentation by VT Historical Society librarian about historical resources, history of houses. Wed., April 30, 7 pm, American Legion Post 59, Stowe St. All are welcome.
Rochester School PTO meets second Thurs. of each month, 4:30 pm, Rochester MS/HS library. The public is invited. Info: Liz Steventon, 767-4327.
MRV Republicans meets fourth Wed. of each month, 6pm, atBongiorno’s Italian 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 meets the second Thurs. of each month, 7 pm, Moretown Elementary School. 496-3296.
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.
Anthony Santor, Easter Jazz Brunch, Sun., April 20, 11 am-2 pm. Big Picture Theater & Cafe, 496-8994, www.bigpicturetheater.info.
Mud Boot Shuffle party with Starline Rhythm Boys and Red Hot Juba, free dance lessons from VT Swings, Sat., April 26, 8 pm. Big Picture Theater & Cafe, 496-8994, www.bigpicturetheater.info.
The Gulch Band, blues/rock, Wed., April 30, 8 pm, Big Picture Theater & Cafe, 496-8994, www.bigpicturetheater.info.
Mad River Chorale rehearses Mondays, 7-9 pm, Harwood chorus room. New singers welcome. www.madriverchorale.org, 496-2048.
Foot Care Clinic with CVHHH at Evergreen Place, Thurs., May 8 and 29, 8 am-noon. Reserve: 223-1878.
Spring Field Trip to Middlebury, lunch, flower viewing, free for seniors, Tues., May 20. Sign up: Dara Torre, 496-2543.
Volunteer Appreciation lunch (BBQ), Thurs., May 22, noon, Evergreen Place Senior Center.
Dance to Fitness with Tina Valentinetti, certified fitness instructor, Thurs., May 29, 12:30 pm, Evergreen Place Sr. Center. Low-impact movements are designed for the non-dancer, can be adapted to sit or hold onto a chair.
Move! Fun, varied group exercise with Kenneth, Tuesdays, 1 pm, Evergreen Place Senior Center.
Family-Style Lunch, open to all, discount for age 60+, Tues. & Thurs., noon. Music with pianist Joan Foster, Thursdays in May. Breakfast, Mon., 9 am. 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.
The Gathering, mixed-media art exhibit of works by members of Valley Arts Foundation, Festival Gallery, Village Sq., Waitsfield. 496-6682.
Come on Home, antique and vintage housewares, exhibit by Ashley Roarke, runs through April, Fri.-Sun., noon-4 pm, Madsonian Museum, Bridge St., Waitsfield, 496-6611.
Start with Art, group meets to share/learn artistic skills, Wednesdays (moving to Thursdays starting April 10), 1 pm, at SHaRC, free, 583-6700.
Knit a Bit, knitting and coffee, free, Tuesdays, 1 pm, at SHaRC, 583-6700.
Community Yoga Class, free, hatha yoga, all levels, Sundays, 10-11:15 am, at Rootswork, second floor East Warren Schoolhouse. www.awakenvt.com.
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.
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.