Thursday

14

March

Gusto’s Open Mic. Must be 21 and over. Every Thursday. 8 p.m. Gusto’s Bar, 28 Prospect Street, Barre, 802-476-7919.

Cribbage. Every Thursday. Looking to form groups. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Book Club. Meets the second Thursday of each month. 1-2 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Intro to Monumental Drafting Course. By the end of this 8-week course, you will be able to meet the union standards of an Apprentice level Monumental Draftsman. $550, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Cochran’s Monuments, 15 Blackwell Street, Barre, info@cochrans-monuments.com, 802-479-1035.

Cooperatives: Past, Present and Part of a Positive Future. Public talk by Sterling alumna Annie Gaillard ‘75. 6:30-8 p.m. Sterling College, Simpson Hall, 1322 N. Craftsbury Road, Craftsbury Common.

”The Diana Tapes”. A new play about the Princess of Wales. Explores her momentous decision to divorce a future king — and the intersection of celebrity, media and power. $9/adults, $6 students, 7:30-9 p.m. Murray Auditorium, Randolph Union High School, 15 Forest Street, Randolph, bcrainville@orangesouthwest.org, 802-728-3397.

Beginners Tai Chi Class. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 10-11 a.m. Twin Valley Senior Center, 4583 Route 2, East Montpelier, twinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net, 802-223-3322.

Friday

15

March

Seniors in Motion. Cardio and strength exercises. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. $30 for 12 sessions for members; nonmembers, $6 a session, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Poetry/Music. Scudder Parker will give a reading of his poems about nature, gardening, food, family and spirit. Music provided by D. Davis on guitar between readings. 1-2 p.m. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre Street, Montpelier, scudderparker16@gmail.com, 802-522-9166.

Show 31. Opening reception. Recent works by the membership. Live music, food and drink. 4-8 p.m. The Front, 6 Barre Street, Montpelier, info@thefrontvt.com, 802-552-0877.

Michael Stridsberg Live. Playing some of your favorite rock, folk, and country songs with an acoustic twist. 7-9 p.m. Mulligan’s Irish Pub, 9 Maple Avenue, Barre, 802-479-5575.

”The Diana Tapes”. A new play about the Princess of Wales. Explores her momentous decision to divorce a future king — and the intersection of celebrity, media and power. $9/adults, $6 students, 7:30-9 p.m. Murray Auditorium, Randolph Union High School, 15 Forest Street, Randolph, bcrainville@orangesouthwest.org, 802-728-3397.

Advanced Sun Tai Chi 73. . 1-2 p.m. Twin Valley Senior Center, 4583 Route 2, East Montpelier, twinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net, 802-223-3322.

Bone Builders Exercise. Multiple classes on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Check the website: www.twinvalleyseniors.org, email or call for class times and information. 7:30 p.m. Twin Valley Senior Center, 4583 Route 2, East Montpelier, twinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net, 802-223-3322.

Saturday

16

March

Cross-country Ski with GMC. Greensboro. 12 miles. Moderate/difficult terrain. Ski from Highland Lodge in Greensboro to Craftsbury Outdoor Center in Craftsbury. Experienced skiers only. Classic or skate skis may be rented. Trail Free and shuttle bus fee required. Bring water, lunch, and snacks for the trail, and wear layered clothing. Contact Phyllis Rubenstein, 802-793-6313 or Phyllis@PhyllisRubensteinLaw.comcastbiz.net for meeting time and place.

The Saturday Storefront Puppet Show Series. Annual pop-up theater on Main Street, featuring Justin Lander and Rose Friedman. $8 suggested donation, The Gohl Building, 101 South Main Street, Hardwick, moderntimestheater@gmail.com, 802-472-8987.

What’s Underneath: A Creative Nonfiction Writing Workshop. Focus on creative nonfiction in its various forms. Bring a pen and notebook for prompts and exercises. sliding scale, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Vermont College of Fine Arts, 36 College Street, Montpelier, 866-934-8232.

Growing Great Perennials. with Henry Homeyer, including old favorites and lesser-known beauties. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. At the North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street, Montpelier, wenalger@gmail.com.

DANCE! Faculty/Student Works in Progress. A delightful presentation of a variety of dance forms presented by students and faculty of Contemporary Dance and Fitness Studio. 3rd floor walk-up. $5-$10 donation, 7-8:30 p.m. Contemporary Dance and Fitness Studio, 18 Langdon Street, Montpelier, info@cdandfs.comcastbiz.net, 802-229-4676.

Kathy and Steven’s Long Walk. Photos and videos, as well as a talk about their experiences and play medieval and traditional music from the Camino. $10, kids free, 7-9 p.m. Adamant Community Club, Corner of Martin and Haggett Roads, Adamant, winsrick@sover.net, 802-454-7103.

Visions from Cape Breton & Beyond. Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy visit Vermont on St. Patrick’s Day weekend, featuring their children alongside dancers and singers from the Celtic-flavored traditions. $42-$60, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Chandler Center for the Arts, 71-73 Main Street, Randolph, outreach@chandler-arts.org, 802-728-9878.

Dervish. Traditional Irish music. $22-34, 7:30-9:30 p.m. The Barre Opera House , 6 North Main St. Barre, director@barreoperahouse.org, 802-476-0292.

Contra Dance. Montpelier Contra Dance with Pete’s Posse and Alexandra Deis-Lauby calling. No experience or partner needed. All dances taught. Introductory session at 7:40 p.m. $10/$5/$15, 8-11 p.m. Capital City Grange Hall, 6612 Rt 12, Berlin, cdu.tim@gmail.com, 802-225-8921.

Metamorph and Nechromancer. Romantic and Intense Metamorph music duo Margot Day & Kurtis Knight are crossing boundaries. Celebrating Ostara the Goddess of Spring and the coming of the equinox. $5 suggested donation, 9-11:55 p.m. Sweet Melissa’s, 4 Langdon St , Montpelier, musicbymetamorph@gmail.com.

Sunday

17

March

Good-time Gospel Service. Good-time Gospel Festival of Worship service with chorus and band of guitars, bass, drums, fiddle and harmonica. 10-11 a.m. The Tunbridge Church, 273 VT RT 110, Tunbridge, singjudie@gmail.com, 802-889-9828.

Auditions: Footloose. Auditions are open to students age 7-18, for summer youth musical. Email or call to register and for more information. 12-4 p.m. Chandler Center for the Arts, 71-73 Main Street, Randolph, outreach@chandler-arts.org, 802-728-9878.

Sophie Michaux. Mezzo-soprano Sophie Michaux and pianist Kai Ching Chang in a program of songs and arias from the baroque to the current day. $15, $10, $5, 4-6 p.m. Plainfield Opera House, 18 High Street, Plainfield, plainfieldtownhall@gmail.com, 802-498-3173.

Zumba-Like Fitness Dance for Women only. Free weekly class for women 18 yrs and older. Music by secular & Christian artists. 4-5 p.m. East Montpelier Elementary School , 665 Vincent Flats, East Montpelier, zabundancejoy@gmail.com.

Monday

18

March

Seniors in Motion. Cardio and strength exercises. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. $30 for 12 sessions for members; nonmembers, $6 a session, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Pitch. Every Monday for fun, friendship and engaging conversation. Looking for more players. 1-3 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Environmental Film & Discussion Series. NOVA’s Decoding the Weather Machine. Join scientists around the globe on a quest to better understand the workings of the weather. 120 minutes. 6:30 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main Street, Montpelier, rysenechal@kellogghubbard.org, 802-223-3338.

Berlin Chair Yoga. Gentle seated and standing yoga drop-in class. Work on the breath, posture, gentle stretching, balance and meditation. No experience needed. By donation, 10 a.m. Berlin Congregational Church, 1808 Scott Hill Road, Berlin, 802-793-3441.

Bone Builders Exercise. Multiple classes on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Check the website: www.twinvalleyseniors.org, email or call for class times and information. 7:30 p.m. Twin Valley Senior Center, 4583 Route 2, East Montpelier, twinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net, 802-223-3322.

Bingo. Doors at 4 p.m. Games begin at 5 p.m. Light refreshments are available. 4 p.m. Northfield Senior Center, 168 Wall Street, Northfield, 802-485-8112.

Tuesday

19

March

Tai Chi Tuesdays. Diane DesBois is offering three different sessions on Tuesdays: 1–1:45 p.m. advanced; 2-2:45 p.m. intermediate; 3-3:45 p.m. beginner. Please register. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street , South 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.

”Making a Career in the Arts”. Free lecture with instructor Phillip Robertson about making a career in the arts. Robertson will share his personal journey as an artist and include advice for others who are considering a career in the arts. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Great Room, Community College of Vermont, 660 Elm Street, Montpelier, adam.grayck@ccv.edu, 802-828-0126.

Beginners Tai Chi Class. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 10-11 a.m. Twin Valley Senior Center, 4583 Route 2, East Montpelier, twinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net, 802-223-3322.

Tai Chi Evening. Register for Fall Prevention Level 1 evening class with Bernadette. Every Tuesday. Free, $3 nonmembers, 5-6 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 S. Main St. #4, Barre, 802-479-9512.

Tai Chi classes for beginners. 11-week session on Tuesday evenings. Pre-registration is not necessary. 7:30 p.m. The Clothespin Factory, One Granite Street, Montpelier, 802-454-8550.

Wednesday

20

March

Seniors in Motion. Cardio and strength exercises. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. $30 for 12 sessions for members; nonmembers, $6 a session, 9:30-10:30 a.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. We follow the Twinfield Union School calendar and do not hold the program the days Twinfield is closed. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St. Room 2, Marshfield, jaquithpubliclibrary@gmail.com, 802-426-3581.

Mah Jong. Fun, friendship and engaging conversation. Every Wednesday. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Square Dancing. No partner needed. Square dancing is a good way to foster new friendships and good exercise for your mind and body. Please register. by donation, 1-3 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Refugee Resettlement: Globally and Locally. Anna Wageling will tell how the VT Committee for Refugees and Immigrants has served over 8,000 refugees and those granted asylum who have established new homes in VT since 1980. Free to OLLI members; $5 suggested donation for all otners, 1:30-3 p.m. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St. Montpelier, gracewgreene@comcast.net, 8024547814.

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

Pizza and Party for Purim. Pizza, hamantaschen to bake and to eat, mask and grogger making and games followed by the reading of the megillah. Costumes encouraged. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Beth Jacob Synagogue, 10 Harrison Avenue, Montpelier, programming@bethjacobvt.org.

Mid-Week Movie. “At Eternity’s Gate.” A look at the life of painter Vincent Van Gogh. Rated: PG 13. Run time: 1 hr. and 51 min. 6-8 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Sounds Good. Music Themed Movies. A musicologist in the early 1900’s, stopped in her career tracks by sexism, leaves the conservatory to go to Appalachia to document and collect folk music. 7-9 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St. Room 2, Marshfield, jaquithpubliclibrary@gmail.com, 802-426-3581.

Bone Builders Exercise. Multiple classes on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Check the website: www.twinvalleyseniors.org, email or call for class times and information. 7:30 p.m. Twin Valley Senior Center, 4583 Route 2, East Montpelier, twinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net, 802-223-3322.

Thursday

21

March

4th annual Spring Indoor Egg Hunt. Lost Nation Theater’s Lobby decorated for a great egg hunt. Kids, age 11 & under, (accompanied by adult). First-come, first served — up to 40 participants. 5:30-6:15 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main St. Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Gusto’s Open Mic. Must be 21 and over. Every Thursday. 8 p.m. Gusto’s Bar, 28 Prospect Street, Barre, 802-476-7919.

Cribbage. Every Thursday. Looking to form groups. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

”Enlarged Housekeeping”. Stories and Songs from Vermont Women. Linda Radtke and pianist Arthur Zorn, explore the contributions of Vermont women to the traditions of music and social reform efforts. 12-1 p.m. Vermont History Museum, 109 State Street, Montpelier, info@vermonthistory.org, 802-479-8500.

Intro to Monumental Drafting Course. By the end of this 8-week course, you will be able to meet the union standards of an Apprentice level Monumental Draftsman. $550, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Cochran’s Monuments, 15 Blackwell Street, Barre, info@cochrans-monuments.com, 802-479-1035.

The Toasters. Local musicians and food-makers from across the Northeast Kingdom. No cover, but please tip your performers and servers. 6-8 p.m. Hardwick Street Cafe, 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Film & Discussion. “The Providers,” follows three healthcare providers in northern New Mexico. 1 hr. 25 min. 6:30 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main Street, Montpelier, rysenechal@kellogghubbard.org, 802-223-3338.

The Art of Stone. Yestermorrow Speaker Series: Discover the language of rocks and stone. Guests are welcome to stay after the talk to mingle over treats. 7-8 p.m. Yestermorrow Design/Build School, 7865 Main Street, Waitsfield, info@yestermorrow.org, 802-496 5545.

Beginners Tai Chi Class. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 10-11 a.m. Twin Valley Senior Center, 4583 Route 2, East Montpelier, twinvalleyseniors@myfairpoint.net, 802-223-3322.

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