Weekly Calendar of Events

10/11/18

Community Events

Little River State Park programs, Sat., Oct. 13, 11 am Tour of CCC Camp Smith (1930s-era work camp that completed work on the Waterbury Dam); noon, bring your own picnic lunch at the dam; 2 pm, Tour of Waterbury Dam, Vermont’s largest hand-built earthen dam.

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

Waitsfield Farmers’ Market, Saturdays, 9 am-1 pm, Mad River Green. Music by Steve Spensley, Oct. 13

Flatbread Benefit Bake - Lareau Farm - Friday, October 12 - At dinnertime a donation to the Mad River Path Association for every flatbread sold.

Moretown Open Mic series at the Moretown Town Hall on Friday, October 12, 7 to 9 p.m.

Meet Erin Reardon, pastoral candidate Warren United Church, Sat., Oct. 13, 4 pm.

The Eddy Family – spirit mediums program by Waterbury Historical Society, Oct. 24, 7 pm,

Steele Community Room, Waterbury Municipal Center.

Trick or Trot 3K or 5K Fun Run, Sunday, October 28, 2018, through historic Warren Village to benefit the Warren School PTO.

Fundraisers

Winter clothing drive by Waterbury Center Community Church, drop off October Sundays, 10 am-noon, church lobby or anytime in outdoor collection bin. Clothing distribution, Sat., Nov 3, 9-3; Mon., Nov. 5, 5-7, at the church.

Bid & Boogie fundraiser for Spring Hill School, Sat., Oct. 20, 7 pm to midnight. Silent auction, food, live music by The Grift.

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

Fun & Games

Magic: The Gathering Club. Join players of all skill levels in this popular fantasy adventure card game. Bring your own cards or use ours. Beginners welcome -- we will teach you! Warren Public Library, October 14, 2-4:30 pm. Free. Recommended for ages 9+

Dungeons & Dragons. Sun., Oct. 28, 3-6pm. Both new and seasoned players welcome to come enjoy this legendary fantasy role playing game at the Moretown Library. Bring your own character made from 5e, or play one of ours. Recommended for ages 10 and up.  

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

Kids

French For Kids by Géraldine Vatan, ages 1-7; Wednesdays: Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 11:15-11:45 a.m. Warren Public Library. Free. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information.  

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

Waitsfield Playgroup, Thursdays, 10-11:30 am, Big Picture Theater, coordinator is Constancia Gomez, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Free, open to all.

Outdoors

Pickleball on the tennis courts at Moretown Elem. School. Beginners are welcome and gear is available to share. Wear sneakers, bring water. Info: Susan Werntgen, 496-2594.

Library

Halloween costume-making party, Fri, Oct. 19 from 6 to 8 p.m., at Joslin Library. 

Community Book discussion on this year's VT Reads title, "Bread and Roses, Too," Sun., Oct. 21, 4 pm. The story of the pivotal 1912 textile mill worker strike in Lawrence, MA through the eyes of an Italian-American girl and runaway boy. Moretown Library.

Halloween, trick-or-treating, Joslin Library, Wed., Oct. 31, 2-6 p.m.

Italian-American potluck dinner, Joslin Library, Sat., Nov. 3, 5 pm, as part of “Bread and Roses, Too” book discussion.

Free-Play Fridays: Ages 8+ may drop by the Warren Public Library for snacks and activities, 2:45-4 pm. Check events calendar at warrenlibrary.com for each week's activity. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Free.

Central VT Adult Basic Education with Dave Busker, free help with technology, literacy, test prep, resumes, etc. Tuesdays, 1-3 pm. Drop in or by appointment: Joslin Library, 496-4205; Dave Busker, 244-8765.

Joslin Memorial Library Story Hour, Mondays, 10 am, preschoolers. http://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, 10:30 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.

Warren Library extends Tuesday hours (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) until at least the end of November.

Meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings: Sun. and Tues., 7 pm, Waitsfield United Church (across from Village Grocery), rear of building; 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.

Moretown Open Mic Nights, Open Mic Night, Friday, October 12, 7-9pm, Moretown Town Hall, featuring hunting stories. Nov. 9, Dec. 14.

Eat Up at the Green, art, live music, food, beer/wine, Sundays, 4-9 pm, Camp Meade, Route 2, Middlesex (near exit 9), free.

Zach Nugent’s Acoustic Dead, every Wed., 7 pm, free. Zenbarn, Waterbury Center.

Mad River Chorale rehearsals for holiday concerts, Mondays, 7 pm, Harwood Union chorus room, conductor Mary Jane Austin and accompanist Alison Cerutti. Concert dates are Dec. 8 and 9. Nonauditioned ensemble; new singers welcome as long as they can match pitch and sing with their voice section. Info: madriverchorale.net, 496-4781 (leave message for a call back).

Seniors

Foot Care Clinic with CVHHH at Evergreen Place, Thurs., Oct. 11, 8:30 am-noon. Reserve: 223-1878. Bring basin, towel, foot soak powder, clippers. $20.

“Now Get This” – info on life situations – funny, Oct. 11, Evergreen Place.

Mad River Valley Senior Citizens (MOW) annual meeting, Thurs., Oct. 11, 1 pm, Evergreen Place, 496-2543.

Senior Collection – Hugette’s Rocking Horses, Oct. 16, Evergreen Place.

Travelogue -- Fran Plewak, Norway, Oct. 23, Evergreen Place.

Game Day, Wednesdays, 3-5:30 pm, Evergreen Place, Waitsfield, all welcome. Lessons and playing: Mahjongg, Train Dominos, Cribbage and other games. Info: Debbie, 498-5385.

Family-Style Lunch, piano music, Tues. & Thurs., noon, open to all, suggested donation, discount for age 60-plus. Evergreen Place Senior Center, Waitsfield. Reserve lunch: Joan Bartlett, 496-2543.

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

“Magic Pills,” Savoy Theater, Sunday, October 14, at 6 p.m., a film by Canadian homeopath Ananda More which explores the role of homeopathy in treating various illnesses.

Valley Players “The Arsonists”, 1953 political satire by Max Frisch, show dates November 30, through December 2, December 7 through 9, and December 14 through 16. Shows take place at the Valley Players Theater, Route 100, Waitsfield.

 “The Wind Needs No Invitation,” paintings by Deanna Chilian, Festival Gallery, Village Sq., Waitsfield, 496-6682. Exhibit runs through Dec. 22: Wed.-Sat., 1-5 pm.

“Field Notes,” paintings and sculpture exhibit at Bundy Modern, Waitsfield, Sept. 8 to Oct. 21, weekends, noon-5 pm, or by appointment. 583-5832, bundymodern.com.

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

Workshops

Fiber Arts Workshops: Rigid Heddle Weaving, Oct. 21, 10 am-4 pm, $125Creating Wild and Crazy Yarns, Sun., Oct. 14, 10 am-4 pm, $125. Drop Spindle Spinning, Sat., Oct. 20, 10 am-noon, $30. Spinning Wheel Spinning, Sat., Oct. 20, 1-4pm, $50. Mad River Fiber Arts and Mill, Waitsfield, www.madriverfibermill.com, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 496-7746.

Fiber Riot! every Wednesday evening, 5 - 7:30 p.m., Free. Mad River Fiber Arts & Mill, Main Street, Waitsfield. Registration: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (802) 496-7746. For a full description of classes check our website www.madriverfibermill.com

Gentle Yin Yoga for Seniors workshop, Tuesdays, 9:45-10:45 a.m. October 2-October 30. $12 at Valley Glow Yoga, Waitsfield.

Sacred Sound Journey, Thurs., Oct.18, 6-7:30 pm. Lay down, let go, rest and restore while listening to music from sound bowls, bells and singing. Mountain Rose 5274 Main Street, Ste 2 Waitsfield. $35/person Please sign up at www.mountainrosevt.com or call 802-496-6346.

Reflexology Workshop, Sun., Oct. 21, 1-4 pm. Learn how to use reflexology to help with your overall health and wellbeing. By donation. RSVP at www.mountainrosevt. or call 802-496-6346.

Restorative Sound Journey, Thurs, Nov.1 6-7:30 pm. Restorative Yoga practice to live music. $35/person limited to 22 people. RSVP at www.mountainrosevt.com or call 802-496-6346.