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    March 09,2007
     

    Today



    Peace Vigil

    Montpelier – Seeking an end to wars, AFSC and WILPF, noon-1 p.m. in front of the post office, 229-2340.



    Friday Fish Dinner

    Montpelier – St. Augustine Parish Hall, Barre Street, $5-$8 by age, 5-7 p.m., prepared by NECI, benefits Central Vermont Catholic School – St. Michael's campus, 223-6430.



    Change the World by Changing Diapers

    Montpelier – With Linda Pruitt of Vermont Diaper Company, free, Hunger Mountain Co-op conference room, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 223-8004 x202.



    Centering Prayer Retreat

    Benson – 7 p.m. Friday through 1 p.m. Sunday, Lumen Christi Retreat House, facilitator Claire Boissy, $150.



    Contra Dance

    Burlington – Queen City Contras, St. Anthony's Hall, 305 Flynn Ave., caller: Mark Sustic with Geordie Lynd, Roger Kahle and friends, $7, under 12 free, 434-2446, 8 p.m.



    'Distant Music'

    Burlington – By James McLinden, Contois Auditorium, City Hall Church St., 8 p.m., $12 suggested admission/ $10 students/seniors, 802-644-2542.



    Old Time Contra Dancing

    Chelsea – Chelsea Grange Hall, Lower Main Street, various callers and all dancers taught, music by Harold Luce Band, $5, 7:30-10:30 p.m., 802-436-2444.



    Shape Note Sing

    Plainfield – Second Friday each month, all welcome to sing, free, donations welcome, Friends Meeting House, 7-9 p.m., 426-3849.



    'Mini Mud'

    Randolph – Young people between the ages of 7-18, talent show, 7 p.m., Chandler Music Hall's main stage, 728-6464 or tickets@chandler-arts.org.



    Hospital Informational Forum

    St. Johnsbury – General public welcome, NVRH Business Center rooms 126 and 127, 9 a.m.-noon, coffee and refreshments available, 334-8088.



    Preschool Story Time

    Waterbury – Join children's librarian Dawn Fairbanks for stories, rhymes and song, 10 a.m., Waterbury Public Library, 244-7036 or programs@Waterbury PublicLibrary.com.



    'The Crucible'

    White River Junction – Arthur Miller's drama lays bare the wounds of a town turned against itself, $19-$44, sr./youth discount, Northern Stage, Briggs Opera House, 12 North Main St., 7:30 p.m., 296-7000, boxoffice@northernstage.org, www.northernstage.org.



    Saturday



    Mud Season Munch Fest

    Bethel – Mountain Valley Parish Churches hosts a silent and Chinese Auction of local merchandise, free, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m., White Church, 234-9916.



    'Distant Music'

    Burlington – By James McLinden, Contois Auditorium, City Hall Church St., 8 p.m., $12 suggested admission/ $10 students/seniors, 644-2542.



    Solar Hot Water Info. Session

    Chelsea – All welcome to find out about hardware, financial incentives and tax credits and how to do a solar survey of your home, Chelsea Town Hall, free, 10 a.m., 685-7784.



    Blue Grass: Cherryholmes

    Lebanon – Lebanon Opera House, reserved seat tickets $25/adults and $18/children, 7:30 p.m., lebanonoperahouse.org, 603-448-0400.



    Calico Quilters Meet

    Montpelier – All welcome, Bethany Congregational Church, Main St., 1 p.m., free, program, 479-2818.



    Autism Support Group

    Montpelier – For parents and caregiver of children with ASD, 2nd Sunday of each month, Family Center, 3-5 p.m., free, kids playroom available for ASD kids and siblings, call 249-7961 for child-care inquiries.



    St.Patrick's Day Street Party

    Montpelier - Celtic music with Meg's Kitchen at 1 p.m., Trinity at 3 p.m., Native Tongue at 7 p.m. all under a large heated tent, evening admission $7, 21 and older after 6 p.m., Langdon Street, 223-2721.



    Public Open Forum

    Berlin – Washington County Supervisory Union Athletic Committee meeting about bringing consistency to athletics in the five district schools – Rumney, Doty, East Montpelier, Calais and Berlin – to provide equal opportunity to student-athletes before forming one middle school team at U-32, 10 a.m., Berlin Elementary gym, 223-2396 ext. 325.



    Vt. History Story and Song

    Marshfield – "The River Gives to Me: Vermont History through Story and Song," Jaquith Public Library, free, 10:30 a.m., 426-3581.



    'The Crucible'

    White River Junction – Arthur Miller's drama lays bare the wounds of a town turned against itself, $19-$44, sr./youth discount, Northern Stage, Briggs Opera House, 12 North Main St., 2 and 7:30 p.m., 296-7000, boxoffice@northernstage.org, www.northernstage.org.



    Sunday



    Overeaters Anonymous

    Barre – Episcopal Church of The Good Shepherd, 39 Washington St., 6 p.m., 863-2655.



    Antiques Market

    Montpelier – Elks Country Club on Country Club Road, Admission: $5 for & 7:30 a.m. or $2 for 9 a.m., 603-444-2012.



    Independence Studies

    Montpelier – Weekly reading and discussion class, freedom and independence, reading and assignments posted on the CTI bulletin board, 3 p.m., Cardboard Technical Institute, 4 Langdon St. (above the café), free, 229-0854.



    Russian American Kids Circus

    Burlington – Performance by 6 to 18 year-old high-flying prodigies, Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St., 3 p.m., 863-5966, wheelchair accessible, flynncenter.org.



    Make A Wooden Paddle

    Fairlee – With Geoffrey Burke of Chicorua Boatworks, Hulbert Outdoor Center, 8:30-12:30, materials and lunch $75, pre-register 333-3405, alohafoundation.org/Hulbert.



    Men's Yoga Class

    Plainfield – Open to all levels, especially beginners, $10/class, first class free, mat, blanket, props provided, Plainfield Community Center, 154 Main St. above the co-op, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Matthew Walker Yoga Arts, 793-2656 or matthew.walker@goddard.edu.



    Huntington Gap Excursion

    Huntington – A remote and challenging 8 mile backcountry tour with several up and exciting downhill sections ending at Camels Hump Rd., free, 434-4759, catamounttrail.org, bhegman@middlebury.edu



    An Evening with Screenwriter David Collard

    Middlebury – Sponsored by the Hirschfield International Film Series Dana Auditorium at Middlebury College, 7.30 p.m., free, 443-3168.



    Kid's Rule Adventure Week presented by Nickelodeon

    Mount Snow – SpongeBob SquarePants & Dora the Explorer will be at Mount Snow through the 16th, Route 100, 8-4 p.m., 800-245-SNOW, wheelchair accessible, www.mountsnow.com.



    VSO Masterworks Series

    Rutland – Paramount Theatre, 4 p.m., 800-876-9293 ext. 10, 864-5741, wheelchair accessible, www.vso.org.



    Relay For Life Nordic Style

    Stowe – Trapp Family Lodge, Trapp Hill, 4 p.m.-6 a.m., wheelchair accessible, 272-6646, acsevents.org/relay/ vtnordicstyle.



    Catamount Trail Assoc Ski Tour - Wiessner Woods Excursion

    Stowe - Enjoy a casual, novice ski along the CT in the Stowe Land Trust's Wiessner Woods property, free, 253-4231, www.catamounttrail.org, a.ziegel@att.net.



    The Western Abenaki: History and Culture.

    Woodstock – Jeanne Brink, an Abenaki herself, discusses her people's history and culture, Woodstock Historical Society, 26 Elm St., 2 p.m., free, 802-457-1822, Wheelchair accessible.



    Monday



    Christian Meditation

    Montpelier – Christ Church, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, contact Regis Cummings, 223-6043.



    Gentle Yoga

    Montpelier – Yoga Mountain (2nd floor, no elevator), 79 Main St., $12, contact Ellen Fein, 229-0366, every Monday.



    The Healing of Whole Foods Nutrition

    Montpelier – With Sandra Lory of Mandala Botanicals, $6/members $8/non-members, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Hunger Mountain Co-op conference room, pre-register 223-8004 ext. 202.



    Paddle-making

    Fairlee – Geoffrey Burke of Chicorua Boatworks, Hulbert Outdoor Center, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., materials and lunch $75, pre-register 333-3405, www.alohafoundation.org/Hulbert.



    A.A. Meeting

    Hardwick - Big Book text study, 12 step Alcoholics Anonymous group, Mondays 8:30-9:30 a.m., AWARE, 88 High St., 472-6463.



    Survivors of Violence

    Hardwick – Group on self-care for survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence, Mondays 5:30-7 p.m., AWARE, 88 High St., 229-9036.



    Lecture: The Story of Modern Skiing.

    Lyndon – Lyndon State College, Samuel Read Hall Library, 1001 College Road, noon, free, 626-6356, wheelchair accessible, LyndonState.edu/sustain, susan.gallagher@lyndonstate.edu.



    Story Time

    Marshfield – Story hour at Jaquith Public Library, free, 10 a.m.



    Mood Disorder Support Group

    Northfield – Drop-ins welcome, free, 4:30-6 p.m., United Church of Northfield.



    Story Hour

    Northfield – Programs designed for ages 2-5 but all are welcome, stories, finger plays, felt board stories, music, Brown Public Library, 93 South St., 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., 485-4621.



    Afro-Caribbean Dance Classes

    St. Johnsbury – Taught by Penelope Newcomb with live drumming, Catamount Arts Center, 139 Eastern Ave., Mondays, 5-6:30 p.m., 723-4014.



    Time for Twos

    Waterbury – Story time for children ages 2-3, 10 a.m., Waterbury Public Library, 244-7036 or programs@WaterburyPublicLibrary.com.



    Drum and Dance

    Waitsfield – Every Monday drums classes with William Noel at 6:30-7:30 p.m. followed by dance classes with live drumming led by Melodie Noel at 7:45-9 p.m., $12 per class with multi-class and family discounts available, 946-6802.

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