Tuesday

11

February

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. Benefits include reduced pain, stiffness and fatigue; improved strength, range of motion, balance, flexibility, coordination and endurance. Drop-ins welcome. 8:30-9:45 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Beginners Tai Chi Classes. Introductory class at 9:30 a.m. for new participants. Class starts at 10 a.m. 9:30-11 a.m. Twin Valley Seniors, 4583 US Rte 2, East Montpelier, twinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net, 802-223-3322.

Cribbage. All welcome who wish to learn or are experienced to come and join our group. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Tap Exercise. Tap basics and combinations, lots of repetition. A fun workout & thorough stretch. With instructor Allison Mann. $5, $4 MSAC members, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Contemporary Dance and Fitness Studio, 18 Langdon St. 3rd floor walk up, Montpelier, info@cdandfs.comcastbiz.net, 802-229-4676.

Conditioning. Squats and lunges with weights. Floorwork for focused ab/butt/thighs; deep stretch. Drop-in, start anytime, no experience necessary. With instructor Allison Mann. $5, $4 MSAC members, 12:05-1:05 p.m. Contemporary Dance and Fitness Studio, 18 Langdon St. 3rd floor walk up, Montpelier, info@cdandfs.comcastbiz.net, 802-229-4676.

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. 1-2:30 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Hand & Foot Card Game Group. No experience needed to join this group for fun and camaraderie. 1:30-3 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Free Tax Preparation. Call the tax line for locations and information, 477-5148. 3-6 p.m. 05641, lsudhoff@capstonevt.org.

VCFA MFA in Music Composition Presents. Three ensembles premiering pieces written by our MFA in Music Composition students performed by world-class musicians that reflect a wide cross-section of approaches to new music. All events are open to the public and free of charge. 8-9 p.m. VCFA College Hall Chapel, 36 College Street, Montpelier, 866-934-8232.

Wood Carving. Don Heuerman leads you on this journey to creating and fashioning ornamental objects from wood. Learn beginning knife cuts, whittling and more. Materials provided. Please register/space limited. By donation, 1-3 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Travel & Culture. Seasoned traveler Barbara Reynolds shares her journey. Come with questions if you too are planning an adventure, or working and/or volunteering internationally. 6-8 p.m. Waterbury Public Library, 28 North Main Street, Suite 2, Waterbury, judi@waterburypubliclibrary.com, 802-244-7036.

Wednesday

12

February

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. Classes focusing on osteoporosis prevention, balance and strength. Classes meet approximately 1 ¼ hrs. Mondays and Wednesdays: 7:30, 9 and 10:40 a.m. Fridays: 7:30 & 10:40 a.m. 7:30 a.m. Twin Valley Seniors, 4583 US Rte 2, East Montpelier, twinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net, 802-223-3322.

Seniors in Motion. Focuses on strength training, flexibility and overall wellness. $30 12 class punch card, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Mah Jong. Learn and play Mah Jong with the group. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Story Time and Playgroup. For children birth to age six and their grown-ups. Follows the Twinfield Union School calendar. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St. Room 2, Marshfield, jaquithpubliclibrary@gmail.com, 802-426-3581.

Dance & Stretch. Thorough stretch. Easy to follow jazz and Caribbean moves with instructor Allison Mann. $5, $4 MSAC members, 11-11:55 a.m. Contemporary Dance and Fitness Studio, 18 Langdon St. 3rd floor walk up, Montpelier, info@cdandfs.comcastbiz.net, 802-229-4676.

Noon Yoga II. Work slowly and deeply to gain flexibility, strength, balance, and alignment. Level II: includes knee or arm supported postures. Drop-in, start anytime, no experience necessary. With instructor Allison Mann. $5, $4 MSAC members, 12:05-1 p.m. Contemporary Dance and Fitness Studio, 18 Langdon St. 3rd floor walk up, Montpelier, info@cdandfs.comcastbiz.net, 802-229-4676.

Art and Architecture of the New Deal in Vermont. State Architectural Historian Devin Colman will share an illustrated presentation about the New Deal art and architecture programs of the 1930s with a focus on the five U.S. Post Office murals executed in Vermont. Free to OLLI members; $5 suggested donation for all others, 1:30-3 p.m. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St. Montpelier, gracewgreene@comcast.net, 802-272-1706.

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

Mentally Intune. Building Community — Raising Spirits. A Community Chorus for People Living with Depression. Sing and connect with others like yourself. No experience or talent required. 2nd and 4th Wednesdays — join anytime. Open to adults and older teens. $10 one-time fee, 6:30-8 p.m. Rumney Memorial School, Shady Rill Road, Middlesex, maggiedarm@gmail.com, 802-272-7209.

Chocolate with Nutty Steph. Taste the confections invented by this legendary Vermont brand, and learn about the unique ingredients, all carefully chosen to support local relationships, agricultural sustainability and impeccable taste. 6:45-8 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St. Room 2, Marshfield, artforallvt@gmail.com, 802-426-3581.

Racial Bias in Criminal Justice. A look at why people of color in Vermont are over-represented in prisons and have been found to be more likely to be stopped by police, including a discussion of the Vermont State Police’s fair and impartial policing program. 7-8:30 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St. Montpelier, info@kellogghubbard.org, 802-223-3338.

VCFA MFA in Music Composition Presents. Three ensembles premiering pieces written by our MFA in Music Composition students performed by world-class musicians that reflect a wide cross-section of approaches to new music. All events are open to the public and free of charge. 8-9 p.m. VCFA College Hall Chapel, 36 College Street, Montpelier, 866-934-8232.

Thursday

13

February

Growing a Pollinator Garden. A spring preview with perennial favorite Charlie Nardozzi, talking about how to grow a pollinator garden. 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Stowe Free Library, 90 Pond Street, Stowe, librarian@stowelibrary.org, 802-253-6145.

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. Benefits include reduced pain, stiffness and fatigue; improved strength, range of motion, balance, flexibility, coordination and endurance. Drop-ins welcome. 8:30-9:45 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Beginners Tai Chi Classes. Introductory class at 9:30 a.m. for new participants. Class starts at 10 a.m. 9:30-11 a.m. Twin Valley Seniors, 4583 US Rte 2, East Montpelier, twinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net, 802-223-3322.

Book Club. Book discussion every second Thursday, led by John Poeton. 1-2 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

NAMI Connection Peer Support Group. Free, 90-minute support group for people living with a mental health condition to learn from one another’s experiences, share coping strategies and offer mutual encouragement and understanding. 4-5:30 p.m. CVMC Board Room, 130 Fisher Rd. Berlin, program@namivt.org, 800-639-6480.

Opening Reception. The Vermont Art Guide, in partnership with Vermont Arts Council, presents “2020 Vermont Artists to Watch,” a survey of contemporary Vermont art in exhibition and print. 5-7 p.m. Spotlight Gallery at the Vermont Arts Council, 136 State Street, Montpelier, info@vermontartscouncil.org, 802-828-3291.

Ballet Barre Workout. Develop strength, flexibility, balance and calm. Includes weights and floor-work. $11 w/card, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Contemporary Dance and Fitness Studio, 18 Langdon St. 3rd floor walk up, Montpelier, info@cdandfs.comcastbiz.net, 802-229-4676.

Valentine’s Bacon Thursday. With Zoe Christiansen. A romantic, gender non-specific, singles, couples, poly, or whatever kinda pre-Valentine’s Day. 6 p.m. Rabble-Rouser Chocolate and Craft Co. 64-60 Main Street, Montpelier, montpelier@rabblerouser.net, 802-225-6227.

As You Like It. Plainfield Little Theatre presents its winter production of Shakespeare’s timeless romantic comedy. $15, 7-10 p.m. Plainfield Opera House, 18 High Stree, Plainfield, blachly@together.net, 802-229-5290.

VCFA MFA in Music Composition Presents. Three ensembles premiering pieces written by our MFA in Music Composition students performed by world-class musicians that reflect a wide cross-section of approaches to new music. All events are open to the public and free of charge. 8-9 p.m. VCFA College Hall Chapel, 36 College Street, Montpelier, 866-934-8232.

Friday

14

February

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. Classes focusing on osteoporosis prevention, balance and strength. Classes meet approximately 1 ¼ hrs. Mondays and Wednesdays: 7:30, 9 and 10:40 a.m. Fridays: 7:30 & 10:40 a.m. 7:30 a.m. Twin Valley Seniors, 4583 US Rte 2, East Montpelier, twinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net, 802-223-3322.

Seniors in Motion. Focuses on strength training, flexibility and overall wellness. $30 12 class punch card, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Bring Your Child to the Library Day. Celebrate Valentine’s Day by sharing the love of reading and libraries with your kids, grandkids, nieces/nephews, etc. We’ll offer “I visited the library today!” stickers and the first 20 adults who bring kids get a book tote. Refreshments, all-ages storytime at 4 p.m. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Cutler Memorial Library, 151 High Street (Route 2), Plainfield, info@cutlerlibrary.org, 802-454-8504.

Writers Block. Share your essay, 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. 10-11:15 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Storytime & Eye Spy in the Gallery. Sit on the floor on a blanket in our botanical art exhibit, and listen to a story that relates to this exhibit, then take part in a game of “eye spy.” . 11-11:30 a.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main St. Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

Conditioning. Squats and lunges with weights. Floorwork for focused ab/butt/thighs; deep stretch. Drop-in, start anytime, no experience necessary. With instructor Allison Mann. $5, $4 MSAC members, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Contemporary Dance and Fitness Studio, 18 Langdon St. 3rd floor walk up, Montpelier, info@cdandfs.comcastbiz.net, 802-229-4676.

Genealogy Class. Part memoir, part genealogy, using a combination of traditional genealogy and oral history, work together to share and record your family’s stories. 12-1:30 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Noon Yoga III. Level III: includes inversions and backbends. Work slowly and deeply to gain flexibility, strength, balance and alignment. Drop-in, start anytime, no experience necessary. With instructor Allison Mann. $5, $4 MSAC members, 12:05-1 p.m. Contemporary Dance and Fitness Studio, 18 Langdon St. 3rd floor walk up, Montpelier, info@cdandfs.comcastbiz.net, 802-229-4676.

Spiritual Book Study Group. Not a religious book club. Focuses on everyday life and obstacles we all face: worry, doubt, confusion, depression and all attacks on the mind. 1-2 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Sun Tai Chi Classes. Donations welcomed. 1-2 p.m. Twin Valley Seniors, 4583 US Rte 2, East Montpelier, twinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net, 802-223-3322.

Yang24 Tai Chi Classes. perform a series of postures or movements in a slow, graceful manner, for the strength and endurance benefits. 2-3 p.m. Twin Valley Seniors, 4583 US Rte 2, East Montpelier, twinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net, 802-223-3322.

Barry Bender. Covers from the late 60s and 70s as well as some original songs. No cover charge. The Friday Night Grill will be open from 5 to 7 p.m. Order off the menu or choose the weekly special — steak dinner on Valentines Day. 5-8 p.m. The American Legion, 48 Depot Square, Northfield, Allegion63@yahoo.com, 802-485-6713.

International Folk Dancing. Learn dances from a variety of countries including circle, line and couple dances. Held on the second Friday of each month. No experience or partner needed. $5, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre Street, Montpelier, SaddleShoes2@gmail.com.

Mal Maiz. Originally from Costa Rica, multi-lingual Maiz delivers with funk and flair in a remarkable blend of both traditional and modern vibes. $20, Seniors $16, Students $10, 7-9 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Valentine’s Day Party. A celebration of love, life and meaningful connection. An experience to absorb with your eyes, ears, heart and mouth. Performance by musical artist Julia Rose. Giant community mural creating and personal collage. Ft. art by John Snell. 7-10 p.m. Rabble-Rouser Chocolate and Craft Co. 64-60 Main Street, Montpelier, montpelier@rabblerouser.net, 802-225-6227.

Songwriting Showcase. VCFA partners with Café Anna to highlight the diverse songwriting and performing talents of the students, alumni and faculty of VCFA’s MFA in Music Composition. 8-9:30 p.m. Vermont College of Fine Arts College Hall Gallery, 36 College Street, Montpelier, 866-934-8232.

Saturday

15

February

Artistic Expressions in Wool Open House. Fifteen fiber artists exhibit their works. Kimberly Hagen will speak at 1 p.m. on the history of sheep in Vermont, followed by Mary Kasamatsu, who will talk about and demo needle felting. 12-2 p.m. Waterbury Public Library, 28 North Main Street, Suite 2, Waterbury, judi@waterburypubliclibrary.com, 802-244-7036.

As You Like It. Plainfield Little Theatre announces its winter production of Shakespeare’s timeless romantic comedy. $15, 2-5 p.m. Plainfield Opera House, 18 High Street, Plainfield, alyce@waterfallquilts.com, 802-426-3384.

VCFA MFA in Music Composition Presents. Three ensembles premiering pieces written by our MFA in Music Composition students performed by world-class musicians that reflect a wide cross-section of approaches to new music. All events are open to the public and free of charge. 2-3 p.m. VCFA College Hall Chapel, 36 College Street, Montpelier, 866-934-8232.

Soup A Thon. Many wonderful varieties of soups available, including vegetarian. Coffee and punch with cakes or brownies for dessert. By Donation, 5-6:30 p.m. Worcester Church Annex, 35 Worcester Village Road, Worcester, ruthsicely@aol.com, 802-223-7961.

Spaghetti Dinner and Dance. Mark your calendar and dust off your dancing shoes. Music by Waterbury’s own local dance band, Still Kickin’. First seating 5:30 p.m. second seating 7 p.m. music starts at 7 p.m. $15 adults, $8 kids, 5 and under free, family price $40. 5:30-9:30 p.m. American Legion, Stowe St. Waterbury, kcosentino@madriver.com, 802-233-3009.

Valentine’s Dance. Dance to the rock band Mirage. 21 & up. $8, 7-11 p.m. Northfield’s American Legion, 48 Depot Square, Northfield, Allegion63@yahoo.com, 802-485-6713.

DANCE Performance. Accomplished teens perform multiple genres in preparation for their spring tour. $10, $5 kids, 7-8 p.m. Contemporary Dance and Fitness Studio, 18 Langdon St. 3rd floor walk up, Montpelier, info@cdandfs.comcastbiz.net, 802-229-4676.

As You Like It. Plainfield Little Theatre presents its winter production of Shakespeare’s timeless romantic comedy. $15, 7-10 p.m. Plainfield Opera House, 18 High Stree, Plainfield, blachly@together.net, 802-229-5290.

Montpelier Contra Dance. Dugan Murphy calling. No experience and no partner needed. All dances are taught plus an intro session at 7:45 p.m. $10/$5/$15, 7:45-11 p.m. Capital City Grange Hall, 6612 Rt 12, Berlin, cdu.tim@gmail.com, 802-225-8921.

Sunday

16

February

Snowshoe Middlesex Town Forest with GMC. Moderate. Contact George Longenecker or Cynthia Martin, marlong@myfairpoint.net or 229-9787 for meeting time and place.

Hocus Pocus Magic Show. Features master magician Blaine Goad, who has been entertaining folks since he was eight. $10 individual, $8 groups of 10 or more, 2-3:30 p.m. Chandler Music Hall, 73 Main Street, Randolph, outreach@chandler-arts.org, 802-728-9878.

Vermont Philharmonic. Music director Lou Kosma conducting, with the 2019 winner of the Borowicz Memorial Scholarship, cellist Layla Morris. $20 adult, $15 seniors, $5 students, 2-4 p.m. Barre Opera House, Main Street, Barre, Pansygirl113@aol.com, 802-229-4191.

Beautiful Wanderings. The Northern Third Piano Quartet will perform the music of Central European and American music by Beethoven, Debussy, Dvorak, Suk, and Vermont composer, Don Jamison. $15 general, $5 kids, 4-6 p.m. Plainfield Opera House, 18 High St. (US Rt. 2), Plainfield, plainfieldtownhall@gmail.com, 802-498-3173.

Monday

17

February

Snowshoe Stowe with GMC. Difficult. Barnes Camp to Sterling Pond. Lunch in heated cabin. Contact Nancy Schulz (223-7035 or saddleshoes2@gmail.com) or Charlene Bohl (229-9908 or Charlenebohl14@gmail.com) for meeting time and place.

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. Classes focusing on osteoporosis prevention, balance and strength. Classes meet approximately 1 ¼ hrs. Mondays and Wednesdays: 7:30, 9 and 10:40 a.m. Fridays: 7:30 & 10:40 a.m. 7:30 a.m. Twin Valley Seniors, 4583 US Rte 2, East Montpelier, twinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net, 802-223-3322.

Seniors in Motion. Focuses on strength training, flexibility and overall wellness. $30 12 class punch card, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Dance & Stretch. Thorough stretch. Easy to follow jazz and Caribbean moves with instructor Allison Mann. $5, $4 MSAC members, 11-11:55 a.m. Contemporary Dance and Fitness Studio, 18 Langdon St. 3rd floor walk up, Montpelier, info@cdandfs.comcastbiz.net, 802-229-4676.

Drop-in Mahjong. Drop-in and play every Monday. 12-3 p.m. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre Street, Montpelier.

Yoga. Level 1: No knee or arm supported postures. Work slowly and deeply to gain flexibility, strength, balance and alignment. Drop-in, start anytime, no experience necessary. With instructor Allison Mann. $5, $4 MSAC members, 12:05-1 p.m. Contemporary Dance & Fitness Studio, 18 Langdon St. 3rd floor walk-up, Montpelier, info@cdandfs.comcastbiz.net, 802-229-4676.

Pitch. Card playing group. 1-3:45 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Yoga. Six-week class appropriate for all levels with modifications for beginner & advanced yogis. Mats provided or bring your own. Please register. $30 members ($5 per class) /$36 nonmembers, 4-5 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

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

18

February

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. Benefits include reduced pain, stiffness and fatigue; improved strength, range of motion, balance, flexibility, coordination and endurance. Drop-ins welcome. 8:30-9:45 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Beginners Tai Chi Classes. Introductory class at 9:30 a.m. for new participants. Class starts at 10 a.m. 9:30-11 a.m. Twin Valley Seniors, 4583 US Rte 2, East Montpelier, twinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net, 802-223-3322.

Cribbage. All welcome who wish to learn or are experienced to come and join our group. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Tap Exercise. Tap basics and combinations, lots of repetition. A fun workout & thorough stretch. With instructor Allison Mann. $5, $4 MSAC members, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Contemporary Dance and Fitness Studio, 18 Langdon St. 3rd floor walk up, Montpelier, info@cdandfs.comcastbiz.net, 802-229-4676.

Conditioning. Squats and lunges with weights. Floorwork for focused ab/butt/thighs; deep stretch. Drop-in, start anytime, no experience necessary. With instructor Allison Mann. $5, $4 MSAC members, 12:05-1:05 p.m. Contemporary Dance and Fitness Studio, 18 Langdon St. 3rd floor walk up, Montpelier, info@cdandfs.comcastbiz.net, 802-229-4676.

Wood Carving. Don Heuerman leads you on this journey to creating and fashioning ornamental objects from wood. Learn beginning knife cuts, whittling and more. Materials provided. Please register/space limited. by donation, 1-3 p.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. 1-2:30 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Hand & Foot Card Game Group. No experience needed to join this group for fun and camaraderie. 1:30-3 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Free Tax Preparation. Call the tax line for locations and information, 477-5148. 3-6 p.m. 05641, lsudhoff@capstonevt.org.

Collectively Processing the Climate Emergency. Mindy Blank and Jeff Scannell will guide an “Extinction Cafe” — a space dedicated to sharing emotions in the face of the climate emergency — as an important way to build support and move forward. 6:30-8 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St. Montpelier, info@kellogghubbard.org, 802-223-3338.

Wednesday

19

February

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. Classes focusing on osteoporosis prevention, balance and strength. Classes meet approximately 1 ¼ hrs. Mondays and Wednesdays: 7:30, 9 and 10:40 a.m. Fridays: 7:30 & 10:40 a.m. 7:30 a.m. Twin Valley Seniors, 4583 US Rte 2, East Montpelier, twinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net, 802-223-3322.

Seniors in Motion. Focuses on strength training, flexibility and overall wellness. $30 12 class punch card, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Mah Jong. Learn and play Mah Jong with the group. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Story Time and Playgroup. For children birth to age six and their grown-ups. Follows the Twinfield Union School calendar. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St. Room 2, Marshfield, jaquithpubliclibrary@gmail.com, 802-426-3581.

Dance & Stretch. Thorough stretch. Easy to follow jazz and Caribbean moves with instructor Allison Mann. $5, $4 MSAC members, 11-11:55 a.m. Contemporary Dance and Fitness Studio, 18 Langdon St. 3rd floor walk up, Montpelier, info@cdandfs.comcastbiz.net, 802-229-4676.

Noon Yoga II. Work slowly and deeply to gain flexibility, strength, balance, and alignment. Level II: includes knee or arm supported postures. Drop-in, start anytime, no experience necessary. With instructor Allison Mann. $5, $4 MSAC members, 12:05-1 p.m. Contemporary Dance and Fitness Studio, 18 Langdon St. 3rd floor walk up, Montpelier, info@cdandfs.comcastbiz.net, 802-229-4676.

Telling Stories/Making Movies. With clips from her films, award-winning documentary filmmaker Bess O’Brien will illustrate and talk about how telling stories and raising the voices of those who are often unheard help create dialogue around important issues. Free to OLLI members; $5 suggested donation for all others, 1:30-3 p.m. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St. Montpelier, gracewgreene@comcast.net, 802-272-1706.

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

Movies about the Future. This 1997 movie about the adventures of a 23rd century Brooklyn, NY taxi driver is notable for its visuals and its humor. Leonard Maltin called it “A visual candy store of futuristic images.” PG 13. 7-9 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St. RM 2, Marshfield, jaquithpubliclibrary@gmail.com, 802-426-3581.

Thursday

20

February

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. Benefits include reduced pain, stiffness and fatigue; improved strength, range of motion, balance, flexibility, coordination and endurance. Drop-ins welcome. 8:30-9:45 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Beginners Tai Chi Classes. Introductory class at 9:30 a.m. for new participants. Class starts at 10 a.m. 9:30-11 a.m. Twin Valley Seniors, 4583 US Rte 2, East Montpelier, twinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net, 802-223-3322.

Ballet Barre Workout. Develop strength, flexibility, balance and calm. Includes weights and floor-work. $11 w/card, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Contemporary Dance and Fitness Studio, 18 Langdon St. 3rd floor walk up, Montpelier, info@cdandfs.comcastbiz.net, 802-229-4676.

As You Like It. Plainfield Little Theatre announces its winter production of Shakespeare’s timeless romantic comedy. $15, 7-10 p.m. Plainfield Opera House, 18 High Street, Plainfield, blachly@together.net, 802-426-3384.

Friday

21

February

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. Classes focusing on osteoporosis prevention, balance and strength. Classes meet approximately 1 ¼ hrs. Mondays and Wednesdays: 7:30, 9 and 10:40 a.m. Fridays: 7:30 & 10:40 a.m. 7:30 a.m. Twin Valley Seniors, 4583 US Rte 2, East Montpelier, twinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net, 802-223-3322.

Seniors in Motion. Focuses on strength training, flexibility and overall wellness. $30 12 class punch card, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Writers Block. Share your essay, 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. 10-11:15 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Conditioning. Squats and lunges with weights. Floorwork for focused ab/butt/thighs; deep stretch. Drop-in, start anytime, no experience necessary. With instructor Allison Mann. $5, $4 MSAC members, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Contemporary Dance and Fitness Studio, 18 Langdon St. 3rd floor walk up, Montpelier, info@cdandfs.comcastbiz.net, 802-229-4676.

Genealogy Class. Part memoir, part genealogy, using a combination of traditional genealogy and oral history, work together to share and record your family’s stories. 12-1:30 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Noon Yoga III. Level III: includes inversions and backbends. Work slowly and deeply to gain flexibility, strength, balance and alignment. Drop-in, start anytime, no experience necessary. With instructor Allison Mann. $5, $4 MSAC members, 12:05-1 p.m. Contemporary Dance and Fitness Studio, 18 Langdon St. 3rd floor walk up, Montpelier, info@cdandfs.comcastbiz.net, 802-229-4676.

Spiritual Book Study Group. Not a religious book club. Focuses on everyday life and obstacles we all face: worry, doubt, confusion, depression and all attacks on the mind. 1-2 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Sun Tai Chi Classes. Donations welcomed. 1-2 p.m. Twin Valley Seniors, 4583 US Rte 2, East Montpelier, twinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net, 802-223-3322.

Yang24 Tai Chi Classes. perform a series of postures or movements in a slow, graceful manner, for the strength and endurance benefits. 2-3 p.m. Twin Valley Seniors, 4583 US Rte 2, East Montpelier, twinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net, 802-223-3322.

Karaoke. With Beach Entertainment. No cover charge. Friday night grill will also be open. 6-10 p.m. The American Legion, 48 Depot Square, Northfield, Allegion63@yahoo.com, 802-485-6713.

John Jorgenson Qunitet. The group’s style has been called “Gypsy Jazz” after the dynamic string-driven swing created by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli in 1930s Paris, with elements from Latin, Romanian, Classical, Rock and Greek music. $10-53, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Chandler Music Hall, 73 Main Street, Randolph, outreach@chandler-arts.org, 802-728-9878.

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