Thursday

16

May

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. AFEP, formerly Bone Builders. Low-impact exercise. 8:30-9:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

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

History of the Vermont Supreme Court. Author of the new VHS publication, “The Law of the Hills: A Judicial History of Vermont,” Paul S. Gillies will talk about the sometimes rough, and always intriguing, history of the state’s highest court. 12-1 p.m. Vermont History Museum, 109 State Street, Montpelier, info@vermonthistory.org, 802-479-8522.

Falls Prevention Tai Chi I & II. Every Thursday. Reviewing & refining Levels I & II. This class will focus on greater self-awareness and technique while reviewing your practice so you can take it home and continue the work begun. 3:45-4:45 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Hebrew and Yiddish Calligraphy. This fun workshop led by Randi Hacker will cover the way to hold a calligraphic pen and teach the basic strokes you will need to form all of the letters of the Hebrew alef-bet. By donation, 5-6 p.m. Beth Jacob Synagogue, 10 Harrison Ave. Montpelier, programming@bethjacobvt.org.

Fault Lines. Opening reception. Artists explore the current political climate and the resulting fractures in our world that threaten discontinuity at many levels and potential explosive energy. Runs: May 14 — June 29. 5:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main St, Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

Opening Reception: New Exhibits at Studio Place Arts. Opening Reception: New Exhibits at Studio Place Arts. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main St, Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

Tectonic Plates and Topographic Tiles. Opening Reception. Artist Deborah Goodwin creates sculptural stoneware inspired by geologic forces. Runs May 14 — June 29. 5:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main St, Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

Present Continuous: Commentary and Form. Opening Reception. Works by Diane Sophrin. Runs May 14 — June 29. 5:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main Street, Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

Music @ The Cafe: The Zeichner Trio. The Zeichner Trio is a sibling band that plays traditional Irish and Old-Time/Appalachian music — with Louli on 4 and 5-string banjos and Celtic harp, Oliver on the penny whistle and the uilleann pipes, and Yasi with fiddle and sean nós dance. 6-8 p.m. Hardwick Street Cafe, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Yestermorrow Speaker Series: Solar in Vermont. How far has Vermont come in expanding energy generated by solar panels, and how far can we go? Join Joey Dorwart Crane to learn how solar energy plays into Vermont’s grid, from residential rooftop arrays to large solar farms. Joey will discuss the benefits versus limitations of off-grid systems, and learn what it would mean for all Vermont residents to have more solar tying into our grid. 7-8 p.m. Yestermorrow Design/Build School, 7865 Main Street, Waitsfield, info@yestermorrow.org, 8024965545.

Friday

17

May

Seniors in Motion. Program focuses on strength training, flexibility and overall wellness. $30 per twelve classes, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street, 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. Register. Every Friday. 10-11:15 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Tai Chi Studio. Practice time for anyone registered for beginners, intermediate, or advanced Tai Chi. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Just Breathe Suicide Awareness Walk. Raise both money and awareness in the fight against the suicide epidemic. Small-scale car show, inflatables for the little ones, bake sale, face painting, raffles and resource tables. 6-9 p.m. Thunder Road International Speedbowl, 61 Fisher Road, Barre, Buzz@CreativeOutbursts.com, 802-793-0137.

Auditions for The Secret Garden. 6:30-9:30 p.m. David Stern, 35 Main Street, Saxtons River, dstern@mainstreetarts.org, 8024634948.

Clownfish. A hour of comedy and storytelling exploring sex, gender, identity, and other black-and-white topics. $5, 6:45-9:15 p.m. Half Lounge, 136 1/2 Church Street, Burlington , vermontcomedy@gmail.com, 802-828-5060.

Glorious Leader. The solo project of Kyle Woolard, bandleader of orchestral indie group The Anatomy of Frank. A multi-instrumentalist, Woolard is renowned for powerful live performances and his intricate fingerstyle acoustic guitar work. Tickets $15, Seniors 20% off, Students $10, 7-10 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

45th Annual Dance Performances. Contemporary Dance and Fitness Studio presents it’s 45th annual show of multiple ages and genres in an inspiring, exciting, and delightful presentation. $12/$17, 7-10 p.m. Barre Opera House, 6 N. Main St. Barre, info@cdandfs.comcastbiz.net, 802-229-4676.

English Country Dance. Enjoy moving to music by Thal Aylward (violin), Carol Compton (piano), and Chris Rua (winds). Calling by David Millstone. Newcomers welcome. Attend with or without a partner. $10-$15 sliding scale, 7-9:30 p.m. Elley-Long Music Center, 223 Ethan Allen Avenue, Colchester, val.medve@gmail.com, 802-881-9732.

Lion King Jr. Students grades 4 through 12 as they take the stage to bring this Disney classic to life. $6 adults, $4 seniors and students, 7-8:30 p.m. Williamstown Middle High School, 120 Hebert Road, Williamstown , mimiller@cvsu.org, 802-433-7018.

Saturday

18

May

Spring Bird Walk. With Bob Popp and Taber & Alexander Allison. Stranahan Forest parking lot at the beginning of Thompson Road (right off of Hollister Hill Road), Marshfield, jaquithpubliclibrary@gmail.com, 8024263581.

GMC Stowe Area Trail Work. All abilities welcome and needed. Spring walk-thru and routine pre-hiking season trail work on the Long Trail. Bring lunch, water, and work gloves, tools provided. Meet at Montpelier High School at 8 a.m. 8 a.m. Montpelier High School, 5 High School Drive, Montpelier, dreamon@myfairpoint.net.

Spring Fling Flea Market. The Newbury Woman’s Club will hold their Annual Spring Fling Fundraising Flea Market on May 18th from 9 to 3 at The Old Village Church on the Newbury, VT common just off Route 5. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The Old Village Church, 95 Chapel Street at Route 5, Newbury, jane.booth.1@gmail.com, 802-866-5343.

Annual Book & Cookie Sale. Fiction, non-fiction and children’s books will be on sale as well as cookies from many different bakers. All sales are by donation and all proceeds benefit the Williamstown library programs. By Donation, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Ainsworth Public Library, 2338 Main Street, Williamstown, smenard78@yahoo.com, 802-433-5986.

4th Annual Bake Sale. Enjoy a variety of deliciousness — pies, breads, cakes, cookies, jams, flavored butters and more. All proceeds to benefit Burke Holiness Camp. Stop by and enjoy a variety of deliciousness!All proceeds to benefit Burke Holiness Camp. A camp for kids (and families) of all ages! . 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Living Hope Wesleyan Chapel Campus, 5793 Waterbury-Stowe Road, Waterbury Center, sharonmikefuller@gmail.com, 802-244-7116.

Open House. Visit the VT Farm and Forest School and learn about our camps and other programming. 1-3 p.m. Drift Farmstead, 324 Webster Rd, Roxbury, vtfarmandforestschool@gmail.com, 802-279-1548.

Auditions for The Secret Garden. 1-3:30 p.m. David Stern, 35 Main Street, Saxtons River, dstern@mainstreetarts.org, 802-463-4948.

Artist Talk — Pamela Wilson. Pamela will be discussing her newest ceramic pieces, which include vessels fired with wood for four days in an anagama-style wood kiln, designed by master kiln-builder John Baymore. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main St, Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

Lion King Jr. Students grades 4 through 12 as they take the stage to bring this Disney classic to life. $6 adults, $4 seniors and students, 3-4:30 p.m. Williamstown Middle High School, 120 Hebert Road, Williamstown , mimiller@cvsu.org, 802-433-7018.

Samara Piano Quartet. Four established musicians who have dedicated their professional lives to chamber music. Features a pre-concert talk, at 6 p.m. in the performance studio. Tickets start at $15, Students $10, and Seniors 20% off, 7-9 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro, tiffany@highlandartsvt.org, 8025332000.

45th Annual Dance Performances. Contemporary Dance and Fitness Studio presents it’s 45th annual show of multiple ages and genres in an inspiring, exciting, and delightful presentation. $12/$17, 7-10 p.m. Barre Opera House, 6 N. Main St. Barre, info@cdandfs.comcastbiz.net, 802-229-4676.

Lion King Jr. Students grades 4 through 12 as they take the stage to bring this Disney classic to life. $6 adults, $4 seniors and students, 7-8:30 p.m. Williamstown Middle High School, 120 Hebert Road, Williamstown , mimiller@cvsu.org, 802-433-7018.

Pedrito Martínez and Alfredo Rodriguez Duo. Two of Cuba’s greatest young musical masters will come together in an incendiary duo performance. $20-40 general, $15 student, 8-11 p.m. Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill #222, Brattleboro, gingervjc@gmail.org, 802-254-9088.

Contra Dance with Atlantic Crossing. Tunes by Atlantic Crossing and calling by Dereck Kalish. No experience/ no partner needed. All dances are taught plus an introductory session at 7:45 p.m. $10/$5/$15, 8-11 p.m. Capital City Grange Hall, 6612 Rt 12, Berlin, cdu.tim@gmail.com, 802-225-8921.

Sunday

19

May

45th Annual Dance Performances. Contemporary Dance and Fitness Studio presents it’s 45th annual show of multiple ages and genres in an inspiring, exciting, and delightful presentation. $12/$17, 1-4 p.m. Barre Opera House, 6 N. Main St. Barre, info@cdandfs.comcastbiz.net, 802-229-4676.

Buddha’s Birthday Celebration. A festive, colorful procession with chanting. Ceremony with storytelling follows and then there will be refreshments. An optional period of silent meditation begins at 1:30 p.m. 2-4 p.m. Shao Shan Temple, 125 Cranberry Meadow Road, Woodbury, ShaoShanTemple@gmail.com, 802-456-7091.

Auditions for The Secret Garden. 3-5:30 p.m. David Stern, 35 Main Street, Saxtons River, dstern@mainstreetarts.org, 8024634948.

Lion King Jr. Students grades 4 through 12 as they take the stage to bring this Disney classic to life. $6 adults, $4 seniors and students, 3-4:30 p.m. Williamstown Middle High School, 120 Hebert Road, Williamstown , mimiller@cvsu.org, 802-433-7018.

Heliand Consort. Kindred Spirits — Letters and music of Brahms and the Schumanns. The complex triangle that brought together three of the greatest musical minds of the Romantic Era. $5, $10, $15, 4 p.m. Plainfield Opera House, 18 High St. Plainfield, plainfieldtownhall@gmail.com, 802-498-3173.

Screening of ‘Escape from Room 18’ and Discussion with John Daly. Showing the documentary and John Daly speaking about his experiences and doing a Q+A. John speaks about the importance of giving people in hate groups a way to leave the group and see the humanity in others. sliding scale donation, $18 suggested, 4-6 p.m. Beth Jacob Synagogue, 10 Harrison Ave. Montpelier, programming@bethjacobvt.org.

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.

The Small Choir. Performing classic and contemporary a cappella gospel in the African-American tradition under the leadership of John Harrison. suggested donation: $10 indiv — $30 family, 6 p.m. Old Meeting House, 1620 Center Rd, East Montpelier, info@vtgospel.com, 802-778-0881.

Champlain Valley Fiddlers. Beginning with a jam session from 11 a.m. — noon. Music and dancing follow. All fiddlers welcome. Refreshments available. $3, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. VFW, Exchange Street, Middlebury.

Monday

20

May

Hike Stranahan Forest with GMC. Marshfield. Easy. 4 +/- miles. Bring snacks and water. Optional dinner afterwards. Contact Phyllis Rubenstein, 793-6313 or Phyllis@PhyllisRubensteinLaw.comcastbiz.net for meeting time and place. 12 a.m.

Seniors in Motion. Program focuses on strength training, flexibility and overall wellness. $30 per twelve classes, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Pitch. Weekly card playing. 1 p.m. Barre Area senior Center, 131 South Main Street, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Yoga with Katie. Appropriate for all levels with modifications offered for beginner & advanced yogis. Please register. $30, 4-5 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Great Russian Writers of the 19th Century. UVM Professor Kevin McKenna will describe the “Slavophile” and “Westernizer” movements, and How Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and Vladimir Putin fit into all of this in the 21st century. On display will be paintings of Russian writers by Nitya Brighenti. 6 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St. Montpelier, rysenechal@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, 8024263581.

Film: Running the 802. This entertaining and inspiring documentary follows four runners with different backgrounds as they prepare for the 30th anniversary of one of the nation’s most scenic races; the VT City Marathon. $6 in advance. $8 at the door. 7-8:30 p.m. The Savoy Theater, 26 Main St, Montpelier, moe@personalbestfitness.net, 802-658-1616.

Tuesday

21

May

Bike Edgewater with GMC. Moderate. 20 +/-mile round trip. Cross Vermont Trail. Bring lunch. Contact: George Plumb, 883-2313 or plumb.george@gmail.com for meeting time and place.

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. AFEP, formerly Bone Builders. Low-impact exercise. 8:30-9:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Disease Workshop. This program helps people with chronic conditions manage and improve their own health. 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Mah Jong. Weekly game. 10 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Young at Heart rehearsal. Young at Heart singers Young at Heart Singers — Every Tuesday at 1:00pmDo 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 — Free. 1-2 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Woodworking. New Classes starting, come see what we can build together. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Food for Spring Renewal. Presented by Lisa Masé. Learn which foods support us at this time of year and explore concepts of culinary medicine and food sovereignty. $3 members/$5 nonmembers, 5-6 p.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

Wednesday

22

May

Seniors in Motion. Program focuses on strength training, flexibility and overall wellness. $30 per twelve classes, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street, 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.

Chair Yoga. Classes focus on balance, breath, posture, flexibility and meditation. No prior experience needed. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Barre Area Senior center, 131 South Main Street, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Craftsbury Chamber Players. Kenji Bunch, viola, and Monica Ohuchi, piano, return to Noon Music in May. 12-1 p.m. Stowe Community Church, 137 Main Street, Stowe, LPaparella@stoweperformingarts.com, 802-253-7792.

Square Dancing. No partner needed. Square Dancing –Every Wednesday from 1-3pmJoin in on this fun and exciting class! No partner needed. Square dancing is not only a good way to foster new friendships but is also good exercise for your mind and body. We are in need of more dancers so please tell your friends about us. Please register. 1-3 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Line Dancing. Please Register. Every Wednesday. by donation, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Compost Basics Workshop — CVSWMD. Learn about: managing food scraps, why they break down and how-to use food scraps as a resource in your own yard. Everyone goes home with a starter kit. 6-7:15 p.m. Rumney Elementary School, 433 Shady Rill Rd, Middlesex, cassandrah@cvswmd.org, 802-229-9383.

Caring for a Loved One with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease. Margaret Pratt Community invites you to a free-2-part series on caring for loved ones while taking care of yourself. 6-7 p.m. Margaret Pratt Community, 210 Plateau Acres, Bradford, jrogers@margaretpratt.org, 802-222-5554.

Mid-Week Movie: Widows. Enjoy drinks or dinner while watching a movie from your private table in our theater! Dinner is full service, tables are first-come, first-served. Rated: R.$5, 6-8 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Gala to Support The Bridge newspaper. An evening of entertainment, food, and conversation. Keynote address by Garrett Graff, biographer of former FBI Director Robert Mueller. Music by Bella and The Notables, food by Cafe Anna, cash bar with cocktails by Caledonia Spirits. Tickets are $55 each or $100 for two and can be purchased at SevenDaysTickets.com, or by mailing a check to Friends of The Bridge, P.O. Box 1641, Montpelier, VT 05601. $55, 6-9 p.m. Vermont College of Fine Arts, 36 College Street, Montpelier, mdunphy@montpelierbridge.com, 802-223-5112.

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.

Film: Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai. Nobel winner Wangari Maathai, with thousands of women in the Green Belt Movement of Kenya, planted 35 million trees, reclaimed their country’s land from a century of deforestation, and enabled families to feed their children healthier food. Followed by a discussion about how planting trees in Montpelier can improve our rivers, soil quality and climate. 6:30-8 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St. Montpelier, rysenechal@kellogghubbard.org, 802-223-3338.

Showing Up For Racial Justice. Living Room Conversations About Racism. Four thought-provoking conversations about racial justice and how you can be part of ending racism in our communities. Come to one or all. RSVP if you need childcare. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School Street RM 2, Marshfield, jaquithpubliclibrary@gmail.com, 802-426-3581.

Thursday

23

May

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. AFEP, formerly Bone Builders. Low-impact exercise. 8:30-9:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Baked Beads & Salaam Sale. Find Baked Beads in the Willow Room:. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Holiday Inn, 1068 Williston Road, South Burlington, clearance@bakedbeads.com, 802-496-2440.

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

Falls Prevention Tai Chi I & II. Every Thursday. Reviewing & refining Levels I & II. This class will focus on greater self-awareness and technique while reviewing your practice so you can take it home and continue the work begun. 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: Buying Policies. Join Olivia Dunton, our lead grocery buyer, for a look into the Co-op’s buying policies and how they determine what you see on our shelves. Space is limited, registration suggested. email your name and contact information to info@hungermountain.coop. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

”Fractured”. New England Center for Circus Arts presents. Examine the familiarity of patterns, the comfort of a loop in time and the monotony of a life unexamined. And a moment that can change everything. Tickets $10, Seniors $8, 7-9 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Tash Sultana. Part of the Ben & Jerry’s Concerts on the Green series. $42 advance, $46 day of show, 7 p.m. Shelburne Museum, 6000 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne.

Counterpoint Vocal Ensemble and Adventure Kids Choir present “Six Degrees”. Vermont’s premier professional chorus, COUNTERPOINT VOCAL ENSEMBLE, and the ADVENTURE KIDS CHOIR perform Counterpoint’s “Six Degrees” multimedia program of world music celebrating the interconnectedness of life on the planet and the threats people around the world are feeling as a result of a rapidly changing climate. Related exhibits in the Town Hall during the performance. Tickets $20 adult, $10 age 21 and under. Advance reservations recommended. $10, $20, 7-9 p.m. Fairlee Town Hall Theater, 70 Town Common Rd. Fairlee, contact@fairleearts.org, 802-331-0997.

Friday

May24

Granite Center Garden Club Annual Plant Sale. Reasonably priced perennials, herbs, shrubs, annuals and garden accessories, to benefit local plantings and scholarships. 6:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Vermont Granite Museum, Jones Brothers Way, Barre, rhotal1218@aol.com, 802-476-4242.

Seniors in Motion. Program focuses on strength training, flexibility and overall wellness. $30 per twelve classes, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Baked Beads & Salaam Sale. Find Baked Beads in the Willow Room:. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Holiday Inn, 1068 Williston Road, South Burlington, clearance@bakedbeads.com, 802-496-2440.

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. Register. Every Friday. 10-11:15 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Tai Chi Studio. Practice time for anyone registered for beginners, intermediate, or advanced Tai Chi. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Kathleen Kanz Comedy Hour. Music opens the night at 7:30 p.m. jokes start at 8:30 p.m. Adult content. By donation. No chatter. by donation, 8:30-10 p.m. espresso bueno, 248 N. Main St. Barre, vermontcomedy@gmail.com, 802-828-5060.

Saturday

May25

Baked Beads & Salaam Sale. Find Baked Beads in the Willow Room:. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Holiday Inn, 1068 Williston Road, South Burlington, clearance@bakedbeads.com, 802-496-2440.

Underhill Ironworks Spring Open Studio. Spring Open Studio at Underhill Ironworks May 25th and 26th 10am-5pm Special pricing for this event! Sculpture makes a wonderful addition to your landscaping designs for all seasons and is an excellent gift for you or someone else. Please stop by to meet the artist and explore the sculpture. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Gerald Stoner, 185 River Rd, Underhill, geraldkstoner@yahoo.com, 8023243897.

Open Studio Weekend at Blue Roof Designs. You’re invited to visit the Blue Roof Designs studio during the 27th Vermont Open Studio Weekend!. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Blue Roof Designs studio, 846 Gallison Hill Road, Montpelier, elissa@blueroofdesigns.com, 802-229-1342.

Open Studio Weekend at Blue Roof Designs. You’re invited to visit the Blue Roof Designs studio during the 27th Vermont Open Studio Weekend!. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Blue Roof Designs studio, 846 Gallison Hill Road, Montpelier, elissa@blueroofdesigns.com, 802-229-1342.

Human Nature/Nature Human — HOLD. Human Nature/Nature Human. 12-5 p.m. Bundy Modern, 361 Bundy Rd, Waitsfield, info@bundymodern.com, 802-583-5832.

VT Sharp Shooters in Gettysburg. Freewill roast pork dinner and 50/50 raffle to support the Veterans Place in Northfield, VT. At 7 pm Howard Coffin will speak about the Vermont Sharp Shooters at Gettysburg. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Brookfield Masonic Lodge, East St, Brookfield, degjhg@together.net, 802-728-5225.

Onion River Chorus: “The French Connection”. Music by Gabriel Fauré, Maurice Duruflé, and contemporary American composer Giselle Wyers. Guest director Richard Riley; organist Jenny Bower; vocal soloists Lindsey Warren, soprano; and Geoffrey Penar, bass. Tickets at the door: $17-$20, 7:30-9 p.m. Montpelier Unitarian Church, 130 Main St. Montpelier, griffinsuter@hotmail.com, 802-272-2376.

Sunday

May26

Underhill Ironworks Spring Open Studio. Spring Open Studio at Underhill Ironworks May 25th and 26th 10am-5pm Special pricing for this event! Sculpture makes a wonderful addition to your landscaping designs for all seasons and is an excellent gift for you or someone else. Please stop by to meet the artist and explore the sculpture. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Gerald Stoner, 185 River Rd, Underhill, geraldkstoner@yahoo.com, 8023243897.

Open Studio Weekend at Blue Roof Designs. You’re invited to visit the Blue Roof Designs studio during the 27th Vermont Open Studio Weekend!. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Blue Roof Designs studio, 846 Gallison Hill Road, Montpelier, elissa@blueroofdesigns.com, 802-229-1342.

Open Studio Weekend at Blue Roof Designs. You’re invited to visit the Blue Roof Designs studio during the 27th Vermont Open Studio Weekend!. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Blue Roof Designs studio, 846 Gallison Hill Road, Montpelier, elissa@blueroofdesigns.com, 802-229-1342.

Human Nature/Nature Human — HOLD. Human Nature/Nature Human. 12-5 p.m. Bundy Modern, 361 Bundy Rd, Waitsfield, info@bundymodern.com, 802-583-5832.

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.

Tiny Twilight Cafe. Every fourth Sunday of the month, families gather at Downstreet’s community space for a light supper and a chance to connect with other parents. Free for parents and caregivers with children 3 and under. Older siblings welcome. RSVP encouraged. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Downstreet, 22 Keith Avenue, Barre, gelias@goodbeginningscentralvt.org, 802-595-7953.

Onion River Chorus: “The French Connection”. Music by Gabriel Fauré, Maurice Duruflé, and contemporary American composer Giselle Wyers. Guest director Richard Riley; organist Jenny Bower; vocal soloists Lindsey Warren, soprano; and Geoffrey Penar, bass. Tickets at the door: $17-$20, 7:30-9 p.m. Montpelier Unitarian Church, 130 Main St. Montpelier, griffinsuter@hotmail.com, 802-272-2376.

Monday

May27

Groton/ Peacham History and Wildflower Hike with GMC. Moderate. 5-6 miles. Groton State Forest. Bring lunch and water. Park entrance fee. Contact George Longenecker or Cynthia Martin, 229-9787 for meeting time and place. 12 a.m.

Seniors in Motion. Program focuses on strength training, flexibility and overall wellness. $30 per twelve classes, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Memorial Day Ceremony. . 12 p.m.-1 a.m. Veterans Memorial Park, Perkinsville Green, Perkinsville , deforestbearse@yahoo.com, 802-674-2626.

Pitch. Weekly card playing. 1 p.m. Barre Area senior Center, 131 South Main Street, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Yoga with Katie. Appropriate for all levels with modifications offered for beginner & advanced yogis. Please register. $30, 4-5 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street, 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, 8024263581.

Monthly Book Group for Adults. For copies of the book, please stop by the library. New members are always welcome. 7-8 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St. Room 2, Marshfield, jaquithpubliclibrary@gmail.com, 802-426-3581.

Tuesday

May28

Bike Williamstown Gulf with GMC. 24 +/- miles. Moderate/Difficult. Bring lunch. Contact: George Plumb, 883-2313 or plumb.george@gmail.com for meeting time and place. 12 a.m.

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. AFEP, formerly Bone Builders. Low-impact exercise. 8:30-9:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Disease Workshop. This program helps people with chronic conditions manage and improve their own health. 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Mah Jong. Weekly game. 10 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Young at Heart rehearsal. Young at Heart singers Young at Heart Singers — Every Tuesday at 1:00pmDo 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 — Free. 1-2 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Woodworking. New Classes starting, come see what we can build together. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Wednesday

May29

Seniors in Motion. Program focuses on strength training, flexibility and overall wellness. $30 per twelve classes, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street, 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.

Chair Yoga. Classes focus on balance, breath, posture, flexibility and meditation. No prior experience needed. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Barre Area Senior center, 131 South Main Street, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Renaissonics. The glory of the Renaissance comes alive. Virtuoso solos, chamber music, dance music and improvisations, performed on handcrafted Renaissance instruments. 12-1 p.m. Stowe Community Church, 137 Main Street, Stowe, LPaparella@stoweperformingarts.com, 802-253-7792.

Square Dancing. No partner needed. Square Dancing –Every Wednesday from 1-3pmJoin in on this fun and exciting class! No partner needed. Square dancing is not only a good way to foster new friendships but is also good exercise for your mind and body. We are in need of more dancers so please tell your friends about us ! Please register. 1-3 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

TreeCity: Be Your Own Lorax. Calling Montpelier’s young tree stewards to come speak for the trees! Help members of the Tree Board plan upcoming events to plant, care for and teach about trees. Drop in after school for tree cookies, apple cider, and tree talk: it’s elementary!. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St. Montpelier, rysenechal@kellogghubbard.org, 802-223-3338.

Line Dancing. Please Register. Every Wednesday. by donation, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Mid-Week Movie: Mary Poppins Returns. Enjoy drinks or dinner while watching a movie from your private table in our theater! Dinner is full service, tables are first-come, first-served. Rated PG.Now an adult with three children, bank teller Michael Banks learns that his house will be repossessed in five days unless he can pay back a loan. His only hope is to find a missing certificate that shows proof of valuable shares that his father left him years earlier. Just as all seems lost, Michael and his sister receive the surprise of a lifetime when Mary Poppins — the beloved nanny from their childhood — arrives to save the day and take the Banks family on a magical, fun-filled adventure. $5, 6-8 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

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.

Front Porch Forum Documentary. From Canadian filmmaker, Peter Strauss. “The Story of Vermont’s Quiet Digital Revolution” follows the stories of several FPF members. Followed by a question and answer period with Lynn Espey from Front Porch Forum and people who appeared in the film. 6:30 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St. Montpelier, rysenechal@kellogghubbard.org, 802-223-3338.

Thursday

May30

May 30 facility tours reveal Central Vermont’s hidden water systems. MAY 30 FACILITY TOURS REVEAL CENTRAL VERMONT’S HIDDEN WATER SYSTEMS. 12 a.m. Montpelier water filtration facility and Barre water filtration facility, 1840 Paine Turnpike, N. Berlin and 164 Reservoir Road, Orange, Montpelier and Barre, dan.hecht@gmwea.org, 802-595-0997.

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. AFEP, formerly Bone Builders. Low-impact exercise. 8:30-9:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

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

Falls Prevention Tai Chi I & II. Every Thursday. Reviewing & refining Levels I & II. This class will focus on greater self-awareness and technique while reviewing your practice so you can take it home and continue the work begun. 3:45-4:45 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Food Book Club. Presented by Robert Barossi. This month, we will be reading The Best American Food Writing 2018, the first book of food writing to be published as part of The Best American Series. 6-7 p.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

Vulva Epiphanies by Jocelyn Woods; art exhibit Opening Reception. VULVA EPIPHANIES is Jocelyn Woods’ first solo art exhibit, and features recent work from “The Garden Elixirs” alongside fine art Vulva portraits. Woods is passionate about revealing the most shamed body part in human history — the Vulva — as a living art masterpiece with metaphysical symbology. $5-$10 suggested donation at the door, 6-8 p.m. FlynnDog Station , 208 Flynn Ave, Burlington, EcstasyofaCripple@gmail.com, 802-825-8083.

The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged!). Explore what makes people laugh from ancient times until now. $10 to $30, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Friday

May31

Plant and Book Sale. Annuals, perennials and vegetable starts for sale. Hundreds of books on all subjects. Door prizes. Raffle of Kenneth Lee Stansbury painting. All proceeds go to the Library. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Cutler Memorial Library, US Route 2, Plainfield, lzeisel@aol.com, 802-454-1418.

Seniors in Motion. Program focuses on strength training, flexibility and overall wellness. $30 per twelve classes, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street, 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. Register. Every Friday. 10-11:15 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Tai Chi Studio. Practice time for anyone registered for beginners, intermediate, or advanced Tai Chi. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Empower Vermont Festival. An outdoor night of fun for everyone with food, games and live music. All ages are welcome. Those interested in performing at the festival should contact Heather McLane at heathermc@mpsvt.org. $5 General Admission, 6-9 p.m. Empower Vermont Festival, 5 high School Drive, Montpelier .

The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged!). Explore what makes people laugh from ancient times until now. $10 to $30, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Harvey. The Valley Players will present Harvey, by Mary Chase, Friday-Sunday, May 31-June 16, at the Valley Players Theater, 4254 Main Street, Waitsfield. The first show ever produced by the Valley Players in 1979, the main character of Harvey is Elwood P. Dowd, who insists on including his friend Harvey in all of his sister Veta’s social gatherings. Trouble is, Harvey is an imaginary six-and-a-half-foot-tall rabbit. To avoid future embarrassment for her family, and especially for her daughter, Myrtle Mae, Veta decides to have Elwood committed to a sanitarium, but it seems that Elwood and his invisible companion have a strange influence on Dr. Chumley and the other physicians, leaving them questioning Veta’s sanity.and their own!. $16.00, 8-10 p.m. Valley Players Theater, 4254 Main Street, Waitsfield, valleyplayers@madriver.com, 802-793-4220.

Saturday

Junee01

Innovative Home Tour. Explore 4 homes with the architect and/or homeowner. Clever design, cutting-edge energy efficiency, creative use of space, unique materials, experimental architecture, quirky built-ins and integration with the landscape. More information about this series can be found at yestermorrow.org/architecturetours. To register: http://bit.ly/ValleyArchitectureTourRegistration. $75, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Yestermorrow Design/Build School, 7865 Main Street, Waitsfield, info@yestermorrow.org, 802-496-5545.

Plant and Book Sale. Friends of the Cutler Memorial Library plant and book sale. Annual and perennial plants; vegetable starts. Hundreds of books on all subjects. Door prizes. Raffle of Kenneth Lee Stansbury painting; drawing at 2:00 P.M. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cutler Memorial Library, US Route 2, PLAINFIELD, lzeisel@aol.com, 8024541418.

Plant Sale Central Chapter Master Gardeners. UVM EXTENSION MASTER GARDENER ANNUAL PLANT SALE. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm St, Montpelier, wenalger@gmail.com, 8024766247.

St. Monica — St. Michael 5k Fun Run. A beautiful trail run on the Millstone Trails to support the St. Monica-St. Michael School. All children must be accompanied by an adult due to the nature of the course. $25 / $10, 9:30 a.m. Millstone Trails, 44 Brook Street, Websterville, office@stmonica-stmichael.org, 802-476-5015.

Summer Field Days: A Weekend of Pasture Management, Livestock Integration, and Agroforestry Systems. Calling all grass farmers, homesteaders and growers! Join us to learn about about methods for building a robust soil network that supports grazing livestock, food production, and bio-diversity. There will be time spent in a classroom setting as well as in the field, observing and interacting with living systems. On Saturday, Jennifer Colby of Howling Wolf Farm and Jon Turner of Wild Roots Farm will lead pasture walks through Wild Roots to discuss grazing/rest periods, pasture management, soil building and habitat restoration. On Sunday, Mark Krawczyk will lead a pasture walk through Valley Clayplain Forest Farm in New Haven that demonstrates a working agroforestry system and forest farm.There will be a potluck style lunch; please bring a dish to share. $20 for one day. $35 for the weekend. 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Wild Roots Farm Vermont (Saturday location), 195 Harvey Rd. Bristol, wildrootsfarmvt@gmail.com, 8023771214.

Spring into Summer Festival. Family event includes bounce house, face painting, hands on big rigs, the B-Recs Olympic-style challenge, crafts and more. Food & beverages are available for a fee at the Boy Scout Concession tent. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Barre Town Recreational Facilities, 70 Websterville Road, Barre, terrygreenvt@yahoo.com, 802-917-5647.

Compost Basics Workshop — CVSWMD. Learn about: managing food scraps, why they break down and how-to use food scraps as a resource in your own yard. Everyone goes home with a starter kit. Register online at: cvswmd.org/program-registration. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Montpelier Area Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre Street, Montpelier, cassandrah@cvswmd.org, 802-229-9383.

Human Nature/Nature Human — HOLD. Human Nature/Nature Human. 12-5 p.m. Bundy Modern, 361 Bundy Rd, Waitsfield, info@bundymodern.com, 802-583-5832.

The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged!). Explore what makes people laugh from ancient times until now. $10 to $30, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Sheila Jordan: Celebrating Her 90th Year. An expression of gratitude to Jordan for her loving and generous 20-plus year involvement in our community as a mentor and performer. Featuring Genevieve Rose, bass & Billy Drummond, drums. $20-40 general, $15 student, 8-11 p.m. Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill #222, Brattleboro, gingervjc@gmail.com, 802-254-9088.

Harvey. The Valley Players will present Harvey, by Mary Chase, Friday-Sunday, May 31-June 16, at the Valley Players Theater, 4254 Main Street, Waitsfield. The first show ever produced by the Valley Players in 1979, the main character of Harvey is Elwood P. Dowd, who insists on including his friend Harvey in all of his sister Veta’s social gatherings. Trouble is, Harvey is an imaginary six-and-a-half-foot-tall rabbit. To avoid future embarrassment for her family, and especially for her daughter, Myrtle Mae, Veta decides to have Elwood committed to a sanitarium, but it seems that Elwood and his invisible companion have a strange influence on Dr. Chumley and the other physicians, leaving them questioning Veta’s sanity.and their own!. $16.00, 8-10 p.m. Valley Players Theater, 4254 Main Street, Waitsfield, valleyplayers@madriver.com, 802-793-4220.

Sunday

Junee02

Summer Field Days: A Weekend of Pasture Management, Livestock Integration, and Agroforestry Systems. Calling all grass farmers, homesteaders and growers! Join us to learn about about methods for building a robust soil network that supports grazing livestock, food production, and bio-diversity. There will be time spent in a classroom setting as well as in the field, observing and interacting with living systems. On Saturday, Jennifer Colby of Howling Wolf Farm and Jon Turner of Wild Roots Farm will lead pasture walks through Wild Roots to discuss grazing/rest periods, pasture management, soil building and habitat restoration. On Sunday, Mark Krawczyk will lead a pasture walk through Valley Clayplain Forest Farm in New Haven that demonstrates a working agroforestry system and forest farm.There will be a potluck style lunch; please bring a dish to share. $20 for one day. $35 for the weekend. 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Wild Roots Farm Vermont (Saturday location), 195 Harvey Rd. Bristol, wildrootsfarmvt@gmail.com, 8023771214.

Human Nature/Nature Human — HOLD. Human Nature/Nature Human. 12-5 p.m. Bundy Modern, 361 Bundy Rd, Waitsfield, info@bundymodern.com, 802-583-5832.

Harvey. The Valley Players will present Harvey, by Mary Chase, Friday-Sunday, May 31-June 16, at the Valley Players Theater, 4254 Main Street, Waitsfield. The first show ever produced by the Valley Players in 1979, the main character of Harvey is Elwood P. Dowd, who insists on including his friend Harvey in all of his sister Veta’s social gatherings. Trouble is, Harvey is an imaginary six-and-a-half-foot-tall rabbit. To avoid future embarrassment for her family, and especially for her daughter, Myrtle Mae, Veta decides to have Elwood committed to a sanitarium, but it seems that Elwood and his invisible companion have a strange influence on Dr. Chumley and the other physicians, leaving them questioning Veta’s sanity.and their own!. $16.00, 2-4 p.m. Valley Players Theater, 4254 Main Street, Waitsfield, valleyplayers@madriver.com, 802-793-4220.

The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged!). Explore what makes people laugh from ancient times until now. $10 to $30, 2 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

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

Junee03

Seniors in Motion. Program focuses on strength training, flexibility and overall wellness. $30 per twelve classes, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Pitch. Weekly card playing. 1 p.m. Barre Area senior Center, 131 South Main Street, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Yoga with Katie. Appropriate for all levels with modifications offered for beginner & advanced yogis. Please register. $30, 4-5 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street, 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, 8024263581.

Tuesday

Junee04

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. AFEP, formerly Bone Builders. Low-impact exercise. 8:30-9:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Nature Walks in the Barre Town Forest. Marianne Kotch will lead easy to moderate walks along trails and up to lookouts. All ages and newcomers welcome. All walks begin at the kiosk at the 44 Brook St. Websterville parking area and last approximately an hour and a half. Dogs on leashes welcome. If it’s raining enough for an umbrella, the walk will be cancelled. 9-10:30 a.m. Barre Town Forest, 44 Brook St. Websterville, mkotch731@gmail.com, 802-476-4185.

Mah Jong. Weekly game. 10 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Young at Heart rehearsal. Young at Heart singers Young at Heart Singers — Every Tuesday at 1:00pmDo 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 — Free. 1-2 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Woodworking. New Classes starting, come see what we can build together. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Wednesday

Junee05

ArtsFest. A two-night celebration of creativity, designed to exhibit the vast and diverse artistic talent in Central Vermont and a chance for seasoned and emerging artists to showcase their talents. 12 a.m. Downtown Montpelier, Montpelier, director@montpelieralive.org, 802-223-9604.

Seniors in Motion. Program focuses on strength training, flexibility and overall wellness. $30 per twelve classes, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street, 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.

Chair Yoga. Classes focus on balance, breath, posture, flexibility and meditation. No prior experience needed. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Barre Area Senior center, 131 South Main Street, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Square Dancing. No partner needed. Square Dancing –Every Wednesday from 1-3pmJoin in on this fun and exciting class! No partner needed. Square dancing is not only a good way to foster new friendships but is also good exercise for your mind and body. We are in need of more dancers so please tell your friends about us ! Please register. 1-3 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

The Psychology of the “Body”. The ways we move and breathe and speak and stand and are structured all shape our experience of being in the world. 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.

Thursday

Junee06

ArtsFest. A two-night celebration of creativity, designed to exhibit the vast and diverse artistic talent in Central Vermont and a chance for seasoned and emerging artists to showcase their talents. 12 a.m. Downtown Montpelier, Montpelier, director@montpelieralive.org, 802-223-9604.

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. AFEP, formerly Bone Builders. Low-impact exercise. 8:30-9:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

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

The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged!). Explore what makes people laugh from ancient times until now. $10 to $30, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

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