Tuesday

10

September

Vermont Arts & Culture Disaster and Resilience Network Launch Meeting. Collaboration to help the arts and culture sector mitigate the impact of disasters. $10, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Chandler Center for the Arts, 71-73 Main Street, Randolph, Learn more and register at: www.vermontartscouncil.org, hmorris@vermontartscouncil.org, 802-828-3291.

Nature Walks. Easy to moderate walks along trails and up to lookouts. All ages and newcomers welcome. All walks begin at the kiosk at the Brook Street parking area and last approximately an hour and a half. Dogs on leashes welcome. Walks cancelled if raining. 9-10:30 a.m. Barre Town Forest, 44 Brook St. Websterville, mkotch731@gmail.com, 802-476-4185.

Fall Walking/Hiking Group. Split into two groups so you can pick your pace: slow & easy or moderate to fast. every Tuesday & Thursday morning for 8 weeks. Please register. 10 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Meditation Workshops. Meditating for Deep Well-Being. This non-secular class welcomes participants of all experience levels, from those who’ve never meditated before to those with a regular practice. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Twin Valley Senior, 4583 US Rte 2, East Montpelier, csherburn@myfairpoint.net, 802-454-7385.

Getting from Here to There, A History of Roads and Settlement in Vermont. Vermonters weren’t always eager to have good roads. Opposition began in 1753, when the Abenaki joined forces with the French to protest the building of a British military road. 7-8:30 p.m. Berlin Elementary School, 372 Paine Turnpike N, Berlin, historicalsociety@berlinvt.org, 802-552-8804.

Sydney Lea Poetry Reading. Former Vermont Poet Laureate, Sydney Lea reads from his newest poetry collection, “Here,” about the deep connection between human life and the natural world. Q&A, refreshments, and book signing. 7-8 p.m. Bear Pond Books, 77 Main Street, Montpelier, samantha@bearpondbooks.com, 802-229-0774.

Wednesday

11

September

Mah Jong. Join Mah Jong group for fun, friendship and conversation. 10 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Square Dancing. No partner needed, good exercise for your mind and body. by donation, 1-3 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Rapid Reviews. A panel of librarians and booksellers will do one minute reviews of some of their favorite books; mostly new, but some oldies, too. Free for OLLI members; $5 suggested donation for all others, 1:30-2:45 p.m. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre Street, Montpelier, Gracewgreene@comcast.net, 802-272-1706.

Line Dancing. Line dancing class. $5, 3:30 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Parent Support Group. Friendly, supportive environment led by parents and other caregivers. Utilizing a mutual self-help support model, a place where anyone in a parenting role can openly discuss the successes and challenges of raising children. Registration suggested, info@hungermountain.coop. 5-6:30 p.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

Central VT Chess Club. Chess players of all ages and experience levels are invited to come play at the Central VT Chess Club. Free instruction provided for students. No membership fees. Please bring your own equipment. 6-9 p.m. The HUB at the Berlin Mall, Berlin Mall Road, Berlin, robertnichols3@myfairpoint.net, 802-229-1207.

The Surgeon and the Shepherd. Vermont author Meg Ostrum presents a new documentary film inspired by her book, “The Surgeon and the Shepherd: Two Resistance Heroes in Vichy France.” 6:30-8 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main Street, Montpelier, msinger@kellogghubbard.org, 802-223-3338.

The Full Monty. Desperate for money, two friends decide to create their own male strip-tease act. Rated: R. $5, 7-8:30 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Live Big, Build Tiny. Learn about tiny houses with Erin Maile O’Keefe, co-founder of Tiny House Fest Vermont and instructor at Yestermorrow Design/Build School. 7-8 p.m. Yestermorrow Design Build School, 7865 Main Street, Waitsfield, info@yestermorrow.org, 802-496-5545.

Thursday

12

September

Fall Walking/Hiking Group. Split into two groups so you can pick your pace: slow & easy or moderate to fast. every Tuesday & Thursday morning for 8 weeks. Please register. 10 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Cribbage. Join the fun!. 10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Brown Bag Concert Series. The Hunger Mountain Co-op Brown Bag Summer Concert Series is Montpelier Alive’s series of free and fun lunch-time concerts. 12-1 p.m. City Hall Plaza, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, director@montpelieralive.org, 802-223-9604.

Chair Yoga. Focus on balance, breath, posture, flexibility and meditation, all yoga equipment provided. 1-2 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Book Club. John Poeton leads Book Club discussion. 1 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Falls Prevention Tai Chi I & II. Review and refine practice Levels I & II. 3:45-4:45 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Garden Party. Kick ‘Em Jenny with hors d’oeuvres on the patio on a summer afternoon. Appalachian fiddle tunes, deep groove songs and a little Cajun. No cover, but please tip your servers and performers. 4-6 p.m. Hardwick Street Cafe, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Cabot Harvest Supper and Auction. Red flannel hash with sides and desert followed by an auction of garden produce. $5 children; $10 adult, 5:30 p.m. Cabot Church, Main Street, Cabot, Rosebothfeld@yahoo.com, 802-563-2715.

Beat the Toxic Stress and Weight Gain Cycle. With the excitement of September’s frenzy of activities, your fight-or-flight stress response can get stuck in “on” position. Amy will guide you through how to stop this cycle, find balance, and shed excess weight. Registration suggested. $8 members/$10 nonmembers, 6-7:30 p.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

PechaKucha. Concise, fast-paced slide presentations by exhibiting artists. 6:30-8 p.m. Maple Corner Community Center, Calais, thekentmuseum@gmail.com, 802-223-6613.

Shakespeare’s Will. A lively, humorous and emotional depiction of the Bard’s wife, Anne Hathaway — accidental mother, proudly imperfect wife, and defiantly liberated woman in Elizabethan England. $5-$30, 7:30-9 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main St. Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Friday

13

September

Writers Block. Come join other scriveners to share your essays, short stories, one-act plays, poems or any other form worthy of note. Your work, along with others will be critiqued in a positive mode with a supportive audience. Please register. 10-11:15 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

”Meditation Concert” by Karen Kevra. The doors will open at noon, and audience members will find a seat and begin a period of silent meditation. Free, 12-1 p.m. Vermont State House, Cedar Creek Room, 115 State Street, Montpelier, info@capitalcityconcerts.org, 802-793-9291.

Genealogy Class. Using traditional genealogy and oral history we’ll share and record our own and our family’s story with just our memories, the Internet and a library card. This project will be part memoir, part genealogy, and all great fun. Brown bag lunch. Please register. by donation, 12-1:30 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Spiritual Book Study Group. Focusing on everyday life and obstacles we all face. Worry, doubt, confusion, depression are all attacks on the mind. Joyce Meyer’s “Battlefield of the Mind” teaches us how to find peace & clarity. $10 book cost, 1 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Yang24 Tai Chi. Slow continuous, soft and circular movements in a slow forming flow. The slower and lower the movement, the greater the strength and endurance benefit. All ages. Donations welcomed. 2-3 p.m. Twin Valley Senior Center, 4583 US Rte 2 PO Box 152, East Montpelier, info.twinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net, 802-223-3322.

Magic and Mystery with Rob Mermin. Delight in an evening of fun and surprise with artist and founder of Circus Smirkus. Learn tricks with everyday objects; marvel in the inexplicable! 8 years and up. Space is limited, reservations at kentscorner.org/art-at-the-kent.html. Admission by donation. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Kents Corner State Historic Site, 7 Old West Church Road, Calais, thekentmuseum@gmail.com, 802-223-6613.

Art and Author Night. 6 p.m. Art Opening with works by Helen Rabin and Marge Pulaski, 7 p.m. Authors Barry Goldensohn and Lorrie Goldensohn read from their poetry. Refreshments will be served. The exhibit will be on display through October 31. 6-8:30 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, Old Schoolhouse Common 122 School St. RM 2, Marshfield, jaquithpubliclibrary@gmail.com, 802-426-3581.

British Invasion Block Party. Kicking off the weekend of festivities. The block party will feature music by Joey Leone’s Chop Shop, a British food court and craft brew garden with plenty of British motorcars to view. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Main Street, Main Street, Stowe, askus@gostowe.com, 802-253-7321.

Studio Sessions: Catherine MacLellan. A songwriter and perennial fixture at the top of Canada’s roots music. Ticket pricing TBA, 7-9:30 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Dana and Susan Robinson. Worcester Historical Society Annual Meeting will feature a folk duo whose vivid songwriting, storytelling, fiddle tunes, banjo grooves and rich harmony singing captivate audiences. Brief business meeting at 6:30, refreshments. donation, 7-8 p.m. Worcester, Vermont Town Hall, 30 Gould Hill Road, Worcester, dbcabot@aol.com, 802-223-5625.

Shakespeare’s Will. A lively, humorous and emotional depiction of the Bard’s wife, Anne Hathaway — accidental mother, proudly imperfect wife, and defiantly liberated woman in Elizabethan England. $5-$30, 7:30-9 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main St. Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Saturday

14

September

Lawn and Bake Sale. Antiques, crafts, toys, furniture, clothing, baked goods, and Bar-B-Q. Donations of clean items in good condition accepted 9 a.m. — 7 p.m. on 9/9, 10 and 11 — and please call if you would like to volunteer. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Bethany Church, U.C.C. 115 Main St, Montpelier, sw8921@juno.com, 802-223-2424.

Junior Apprentice Club. Every Saturday from June through October Junior Apprentices may join in a variety of guided activities in our Learning Lab, including beginning coding, basic robotics, 3D design & printing, and other exciting challenges for maker minds. Free with Jr Apprentice Patch, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. American Precision Museum, 196 Main Street (VT Route 5), Windsor, lyordy@americanprecision.org, 802-674-5781.

Vermont History Trivia. Put your knowledge to the test and learn some fascinating new history facts. This family-friendly event is open to individual players and teams. Refreshments and check begin at 1 p.m. competition at 1:20 p.m. Included with the price of Museum admission, 1-2:30 p.m. Vermont History Museum, 109 State St. Montpelier, info@vermonthistory.org, 802-479-8500.

Shakespeare’s Will. A lively, humorous and emotional depiction of the Bard’s wife, Anne Hathaway — accidental mother, proudly imperfect wife, and defiantly liberated woman in Elizabethan England. $5-$30, 2-7:30 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main St. Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Gaze on This. Outdoor dance performance choreographed by Cyndal Ellis; performed by Cyndal Ellis and Toni Nagy on the Kent grounds. Rain date September 21. 3-5 p.m. Kents Corner State Historic Site, 7 Old West Church Road, Calais, thekentmuseum@gmail.com, 802-223-6613.

Opening Reception. Celebrate Dianne Shullenberger’s new work, “Outdoor Influences,” at an opening reception with the artist. The new display features fabric collage and sculpture. 5-7 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Sunday

15

September

Hike Jefferson NH area with GMC. Moderate. 10.4 miles. Hike to AMC’s Zealand Falls Hut via Zealand Trail, then to the summit of Mt. Hale via the Lend-A-Hand Trail, and return via the same route. Contact Michael Chernick, 249-0520 or chernick5@comcast.net for meeting time at Montpelier High School.

Soccer Shoot. Barre Elks Lodge is holding its annual soccer shoot. Four age groups. Trophies for the top 3 in both boys & girls divisions. Certificates are given to all participants. 10:30 a.m.-12:40 p.m. Tarquinio Field, Farwell Street, Barre.

Lawn and Bake Sale. Antiques, crafts, toys, furniture, clothing, baked goods, and Bar-B-Q. Donations of clean items in good condition accepted 9 a.m. — 7 p.m. on 9/9, 10 and 11 — and please call if you would like to volunteer. 12-3 p.m. Bethany Church, U.C.C. 115 Main St, Montpelier, sw8921@juno.com, 802-223-2424.

Shakespeare’s Will. A lively, humorous and emotional depiction of the Bard’s wife, Anne Hathaway — accidental mother, proudly imperfect wife, and defiantly liberated woman in Elizabethan England. $5-$30, 2-3:30 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main St. Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Words Out Loud — Susan Ritz & Sue D. Burton. Vermont authors read poetry, prose, history and memoir. Receptions with book sales and signings follow the readings down the road at this year’s Art at the Kent exhibit. 3-5 p.m. Old West Church, Old West Church Road, Calais, thekentmuseum@gmail.com, 802-223-6613.

Vermont in the McCarthy Era. Rick Winston, author of “Red Scare in the Green Mountains: Vermont in the McCarty Era,” explores some forgotten history as we see how a small, rural “rock-ribbed Republican” state with a historically libertarian streak handled the hysteria of the time. Talk includes a vegetarian potluck, please bring a dish to share if you are able. 6-7:30 p.m. Beth Jacob Synagogue, 10 Harrison Ave. Montpelier, programming@bethjacobvt.org.

Monday

16

September

Yoga. This class is appropriate for all levels, mats provided, or you may bring your own. $30 per 6 week session, 4-5 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Five Money Questions for Women. Kristin Dearborn, Edward Jones financial advisor, will share her perspective on a process women can use to identify financial goals and set a strategy. This 45-minute presentation offers questions women should ask as they explore their finances. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main Street, Montpelier, msinger@kellogghubbard.org, 802-223-3338.

Handwork Circle. Bring with you what you are working on and share handwork skills, ideas and advice. Monday evenings. 6:30-8 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St. Room 2, Marshfield, jaquithpubliclibrary@gmail.com, 802-426-3581.

Tuesday

17

September

Nature Walks. Easy to moderate walks along trails and up to lookouts. All ages and newcomers welcome. All walks begin at the kiosk at the Brook Street parking area and last approximately an hour and a half. Dogs on leashes welcome. Walks cancelled if raining. 9-10:30 a.m. Barre Town Forest, 44 Brook St. Websterville, mkotch731@gmail.com, 802-476-4185.

Fall Walking/Hiking Group. Split into two groups so you can pick your pace: slow & easy or moderate to fast. every Tuesday & Thursday morning for 8 weeks. Please register. 10 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Young at Heart Singers. Do you like to sing? Consider joining our very own Young at Heart Singers Group. This group has a great time and performs locally at different venues as well as at BASC! Please register. 1-2 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Open Weaving Workshops. Six sessions hosted by Vermont Weavers Guild members. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main St, Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

Farm Tour. Littlewood Farm has been producing organic fruits and vegetables in central Vemont for almost 30 years. Tour the grounds with Kagen Dewey. Meet at the farm. 5-7 p.m. Littlewood Farm, 641 Recreation Field Road, Plainfield, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

Meditation Workshops. Meditating for Deep Well-Being. This non-secular class welcomes participants of all experience levels, from those who’ve never meditated before to those with a regular practice. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Twin Valley Senior, 4583 US Rte 2, East Montpelier, csherburn@myfairpoint.net, 802-454-7385.

Wednesday

Septembert.18

Mah Jong. Join Mah Jong group for fun, friendship and conversation. 10 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Square Dancing. Join in on this fun and exciting class! No partner needed. We are in need of more dancers so please tell your friends about us! Please register. by donation, 1-3 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Square Dancing. No partner needed, good exercise for your mind and body. by donation, 1-3 p.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

White People and Racial Justice. Educators, facilitators, organizers and activists Sandra Batchelder, Aly Johnson-Kurtz and Penny Patch present the work of SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice), a national network of groups and individuals working to undermine white supremacy and move toward racial justice. Free for OLLI members; $5 suggested donation for all others, 1:30-2:45 p.m. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St. Montpelier, Gracewgreene@comcast.net, 802-272-1706.

Line Dancing. Line dancing class. $5, 3:30 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Open Weaving Workshops. Six sessions hosted by Vermont Weavers Guild members. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main St, Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

Fit For What? Re-envisioning “Working Out” with Robert Kest, Ph.D. With Robert Kest, Ph.D. It is possible when working out, be it aerobics, yoga, running, etc. to cultivate a more skillful, responsive, and richer way of being that can shape our lives. Registration suggested, info@hungermountain.coop. 6-7:30 p.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

Central VT Chess Club. Chess players of all ages and experience levels are invited to come play at the Central VT Chess Club. Free instruction provided for students. No membership fees. Please bring your own equipment. 6-9 p.m. The HUB at the Berlin Mall, Berlin Mall Road, Berlin , robertnichols3@myfairpoint.net, 802-229-1207.

The Greatest Showman. Hugh Jackman leads an all-star cast in this bold and original musical filled with showstopping performances, inspired by the story of P.T. Barnum. Rated PG. $5, kids 12 and under free, 7-9 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Almost There: Movies About the Future. . 7-9 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, Old Schoolhouse Common 122 School St. RM 2, Marshfield, jaquithpubliclibrary@gmail.com, 802-426-3581.

Slash Your Energy Bills. Informal workshop on reducing energy bills through low-cost efficiency improvements, weatherization, heat pumps and solar energy. Learn about financial resources available, such as the low-interest Heat Saver Loan Program. 7-8 p.m. Yestermorrow Design Build School, 7895 Main Street, Waitsfield, info@yestermorrow.org, 802-496-5545.

Thursday

Septembert.19

Vermont History Museum Volunteer Training. Learn about leading Hands-On History Programs at the museum. Volunteers help teach interactive programs to school groups, using artifacts and primary sources to tell Vermont history stories. 9-10:30 a.m. Vermont History Museum, 109 State Street, Montpelier, victoria.hughes@vermonthistory.org, 802-828-1413.

Fall Walking/Hiking Group. Split into two groups so you can pick your pace: slow & easy or moderate to fast. every Tuesday & Thursday morning for 8 weeks. Please register. 10 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Cribbage. Join the fun!. 10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Brown Bag Concert Series. The Hunger Mountain Co-op Brown Bag Summer Concert Series is Montpelier Alive’s series of free and fun lunch-time concerts. 12-1 p.m. City Hall Plaza, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, director@montpelieralive.org, 802-223-9604.

Chair Yoga. Focus on balance, breath, posture, flexibility and meditation, all yoga equipment provided. 1-2 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Open Weaving Workshops. Six sessions hosted by Vermont Weavers Guild members. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main St, Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

Falls Prevention Tai Chi I & II. Review and refine practice Levels I & II. 3:45-4:45 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Get to Know Your Co-op. Learn about the benefits of membership and how you can actively participate. Take a behind the scenes tour of the store. Enjoy light refreshments while mingling with other member-owners. Come with any questions you have about getting more involved. Registration suggested, info@hungermountain.coop. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

Paint & Sip. Create a beautiful painting, reconnect and meet new business and professional women at this networking event hosted by Business Professional Women, as they celebrate their 99th year. $40, 5:30-9 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Deer Processing. This seminar is taught by Rodney and Theresa Elmer. The deer will be field dressed, skinned, and then processed into parts small enough to freeze or can. There will be a short cooking portion of the seminar, and everyone will be able to sample venison. Dress for the weather, as we will do the field dressing portion outside. 6-9 p.m. Mountain Deer Taxidermy, 1308 Loop Road, Northfield, fwinformation@vermont.gov, 802-828-1000.

The Foreigner’s Home: Toni Morrison at the Louvre. Toussaint St. Negritude presents a screening of the documentary, “The Foreigner’s Home” as part of the statewide We Do Language Symposium celebrating the work of Toni Morrison. 6-7 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main Street, Montpelier, msinger@kellogghubbard.org, 802-223-3338.

When Strangers Meet. An original play. When strangers, who are all playwrights, meet- exciting things happen on stage.When Strangers Meet is an original play. When strangers, who are all playwrights, meet- exciting things happen on stage!. $10-$25, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Unadilla Theater, 501 Blachly Rd. East Calais, unadilla@pshift.com, 802-456-8968.

Friday

Septembert.20

Writers Block. Come join other scriveners to share your essays, short stories, one-act plays, poems or any other form worthy of note. Your work, along with others will be critiqued in a positive mode with a supportive audience. Please register. 10-11:15 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Meditation Concert. Experience world-class performances in a reflective way through 30-minute meditations to live music performed by cellist Emily Taubl. The doors open at noon, and audience members will find a seat and begin a period of silent meditation. FREE, 12-1 p.m. Vermont State House, Cedar Creek Room, 115 State Street, Montpelier, info@capitalcityconcerts.org, 802-793-9291.

Genealogy Class. Using traditional genealogy and oral history we’ll share and record our own and our family’s story with just our memories, the Internet and a library card. This project will be part memoir, part genealogy, and all great fun. Brown bag lunch. Please register. by donation, 12-1:30 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Spiritual Book Study Group. Focusing on everyday life and obstacles we all face. Worry, doubt, confusion, depression are all attacks on the mind. Joyce Meyer’s “Battlefield of the Mind” teaches us how to find peace & clarity. $10 book cost, 1 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Yang24 Tai Chi. Slow continuous, soft and circular movements in a slow forming flow. The slower and lower the movement, the greater the strength and endurance benefit. All ages. Donations welcomed. 2-3 p.m. Twin Valley Senior Center, 4583 US Rte 2 PO Box 152, East Montpelier, info.twinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net, 802-223-3322.

Weaving Community Opening Reception. New work by contemporary Vermont weavers, a “pop-up weaving studio,” talks and other educational activities. Visit www.studioplacearts.com for a schedule of events. Works on view Sept. 17 — 28. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main St. Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

Perspective by Tuyen My Nguyen Opening Reception. Installations made from tautly strung thread and string that explore scale differences in small and large configurations by the recipient of the 2018-19 SPA Studio Residency Program. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main St. Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

Damariscotta Rouelle Opening Reception. Humanity — No Fear of the Other and the Good Life: Recent Paintings by Damariscotta Rouelle. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main St. Barre.

All the World’s A Stage. Join Rick Winston in an exploration of how cinema has portrayed what goes into a theater production, from audition to rehearsal to performance. 7-9 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Crankie Performance of Death and the Lady. This beautiful minor-key ballad helped inspire two distinct art movements emerging from social disorder. Space is limited, Reservations at kentscorner.org/art-at-the-kent.html. Admission by donation. 7-8:30 p.m. Kents Corner State Historic Site, 7 Old West Church Road, Calais, thekentmuseum@gmail.com, 802-223-6613.

When Strangers Meet. An original play. When strangers, who are all playwrights, meet- exciting things happen on stage.When Strangers Meet is an original play. When strangers, who are all playwrights, meet- exciting things happen on stage!. $10-$25, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Unadilla Theater, 501 Blachly Rd. East Calais, unadilla@pshift.com, 802-456-8968.

Saturday

Septembert.21

Paddle Lake Willoughby with GMC. Difficult. 10 mile round trip. We’ll put in at the south beach, paddle along the west shore to the north beach for lunch (optional swim), and then return. Bring lunch, water, snacks and jacket. Must wear PFD. Contact Co-leaders: Nancy Schulz, 223-7035 or saddleshoes2@gmail.com or Phyllis Rubenstein, 793-6313 or Phyllis@PhyllisRubensteinLaw.comcastbiz.net for meeting time and place. 12 a.m.

Country Breakfast. Scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, biscuits, pancakes, white gravy, coffee and orange juice. Please reserve your spot no later than Sept. 16. All proceeds benefit the Center. $10 adults/$7 10 and under, 9-11 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Junior Apprentice Club. Every Saturday from June through October Junior Apprentices may join in a variety of guided activities in our Learning Lab, including beginning coding, basic robotics, 3D design & printing, and other exciting challenges for maker minds. Free with Jr Apprentice Patch, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. American Precision Museum, 196 Main Street (VT Route 5), Windsor, lyordy@americanprecision.org, 802-674-5781.

Stowe Foliage Art on Park. Celebrate all things fall with local artists and artisans, fall-themed beverages, specialty foods and live music. Vermont amateur bakers can compete in the 4th Annual Blue Ribbon Pie Baking Contest. 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Park Street, Park Street, Stowe, askus@gostowe.com, 802-253-7321.

SABLE De-Stash & Swap. Weavers and yarn lovers — has your fiber collection reached “SABLE” levels yet? (Stash Accumulation Beyond Life Expectancy!) We’ll re-home your extra fiber & tools, with any leftovers donated to local art programs. 1-3:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main St. Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

Artist Talk: New & Lapsed Weavers Meet-up. Explore a variety of looms, fibers and resources for expanding or renewing your weaving practice. Bring small samples of your own work and build up your fiber stash at the SABLE De-Stash & Swap (happening during the event). 2-2:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main St. Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

Parkapalooza!. Music from local bands every third Saturday of the month throughout summer, food from a local vendor, giant slip n’ slide, activities for kids, and a skill swap featuring local crafters and artisans. $5 adults; $3 children (under 5 free). Campsites can be reserved ahead of time for $10 by calling 802-223-7335. 3-7 p.m. Hubbard Park , 400 Parkway Street, Montpelier, AEllsworth@montpelier-vt.org, 802-223-7335.

When Strangers Meet. An original play. When strangers, who are all playwrights, meet- exciting things happen on stage.When Strangers Meet is an original play. When strangers, who are all playwrights, meet- exciting things happen on stage!. $10-$25, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Unadilla Theater, 501 Blachly Rd. East Calais, unadilla@pshift.com, 802-456-8968.

Montpelier Contra Dance. Steve Zakon-Anderson calling and music by Dave Langford and Colin McCaffrey. No experience and no partner needed. All dances are taught plus an introductory session at 7:45 p.m. Every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Saturday year round. $10/$5/$15, 7:45-11 p.m. Capital City Grange Hall, 6612 Rt 12, Berlin, cdu.tim@gmail.com, 802-225-8921.

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