Saturday

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April

Vernal Pool Monitoring Trip. What is a vernal pool and why is it important? Join Alex Wells from the Vernal Pool Monitoring Project to find out on this field trip in the Rutland area. Call 802-747-4466 to find out more and where. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. birding@rutlandcounttyaudubon.org.

Easter Egg Hunt. Candy free. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Pittsford Congregational Church, Route 7, Pittsford.

Yoga for the Full-Figured Goddess. A floor yoga class for any full-figured sized woman. $5 -12, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Yoga Prana Shakti @ Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland, linacloffe@hotmail.com, 802-499-8038.

Kids’ Saturday Classes. Different topics each week. Take home a finished project at the end of the class. $10, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 802-775-0356.

Karaoke 101 with Tenacious T. Whether you can sing or not, you can at Karaoke 101. 9:30 p.m. Hide-A-Way-Tavern, 42 Center Street, Rutland, ziggyjagger@gmail.com.

Learn Japanese Class. Beginners welcome. First and third Saturdays of the month. 2 p.m. Rutland Free Library, 2nd floor, 10 Court Street, Rutland, 802-773-9594/802-483-2628.

Sunday

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April

Pittsford Rec Indoor Pickleball. Pickleball is a fun sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong. 8:30-11 a.m. VT Police Academy, 317 Academy Road, Pittsford, recreation@pittsfordvermont.com, 802-483-6500.

Easter Sunday Services. All are welcome. 10-11 a.m. Hubbardton Congregational Church, Route 30, Hubbardton.

Meditation. Silent meditation in the Zen Buddhist tradition Sunday afternoons. Instruction provided. 5:30-6 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, RyohaD@comcast.net, 802-558-4438.

Nancy Carey Johnson & Co. Folk/rock songwriter Nancy Carey Johnson joined by bassist/guitarist/vocalist Barry Schoenwetter, playing a mix of covers and originals. 7-10 p.m. Hide-A-Way Tavern, 42 Center St. Rutland, booking@hideawaytavernvt.com, 802-558-9580.

Monday

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April

Blood Drive. The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive. 12-5 p.m. American Legion Post 55, 55 Franklin St. Brandon, quillshappy@yahoo.com, 802-345-1993.

Tai Chi for Balance. Improve your balance and strength. Reduce stress, improve stability and protect against falls. $5, 12-1 p.m. Club Fitness of Vermont, 275 North Main Street, Rutland, adam_english@vsmc.org, 802-775-1300.

Zumba Fitness Classes. Mondays & Fridays, 3 p.m. Wednesdays 6 p.m. and Saturdays 3 p.m. All levels welcome. First class is free. 3-4 p.m. Just Dance Studio, Dana Center, 41 East Center Street, Rutland, justdancevt@gmail.com.

Rutland Baby Cafe. Free drop-in breastfeeding support group. Meets every Monday. Check the RFL calendar for closings due to the observance of holidays or conflicts in schedule. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Rutland Free Library, 10 Court Street, Rutland, lcunderhill@rrmc.org, 802-775-1901.

SVUUSD Policy Committee. Slate Valley Policy Committee Meeting . 5:15-6 p.m. Orwell Village School, 494 Main Street, Orwell.

SVUUSD Building & Grounds Committee Meeting. . 5:15-6 p.m. Orwell Village School, 494 Main Street, Orwell.

Yoga Prana Shakti. Open to intermediate to advanced level knowledge of yoga. Practice pranayama and deep relaxation. Energy level is between moderate to vigorous. Monday evenings. $13-15/ $130 for a 10 class card, 5:30-6:45 p.m. Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland, linacloffe@hotmail.com, 802-499-8038.

SVUUSD Special Board Meeting. . 6-7 p.m. Orwell Village School, 494 Main Street, Orwell.

Open Studio Pottery (Ages 14+). Drop-in program, there is no instruction other than peer pottery support from fellow drop-in participants. $5/Visit, 6-8 p.m. Courcelle Building , 16 North St. Extension, Rutland, info@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1822.

Slate Valley Innovation Project Community Forum. Slate Valley Innovation Project Community Forum. 7-8 p.m. Orwell Town Hall, 436 Main Street, Orwell.

Movie: Paris to Pittsburgh. New documentary from National Geographic about climate change, followed by a panel discussion about Vermont’s weatherization program and more. 7-9 p.m. Grace Congregational Church, 8 Court St, Rutland, contact@vtcha.org.

Tuesday

23

April

Parkinson’s Exercise Class. Focuses on a variety of different areas such as posture, strength, balance and cognition to help combat the disease. The first class is free. $5, 12-1 p.m. Club Fitness of Vermont, 275 North Main Street, Rutland, adam_english@vsmc.org, 802-775-1300.

Pottery. Come join us every week as we express our creativity with clay and create whatever you would like. Join in fellowship with others in a safe and sober environment. 3:15-4:15 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, krisharvey85@gmail.com, 802-773-6010.

Harry Potter Club. A celebration of all things Hogwarts. A different activity each week. 3:15-4 p.m. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road, Killington, youthservices@sherburnelibrary.org, 802-422-9765.

Chanting through the Chakras. This series, with yoga instructor Stephanie Alice Jones, E-RYT, will introduce a different short Sanskrit mantra each week, guided by the chakra system. $20, 6-7 p.m. Five Elements Salon & Day Spa, 10 Stratton Road, Rutland, sajyoga@gmail.com.

Rutland City School Board Meeting. Regularly scheduled meeting of the Rutland City Public Schools Board of Commissioners. 6:30-8 p.m. Longfellow Building, 6 Church Street, Rutland, 802-786-1998.

Vernal Pool Monitoring Project. A follow up to our field trip on April 20 (not required to attend this program), Alex Wells from the Vermont Center for Ecostudies will talk about the Vernal Pool Monitoring Project. 6:30-8 p.m. Grace Congregational Church, 8 Court Street, Rutland, birding@rutlandcounttyaudubon.org.

Wednesday

24

April

Yoga Prana Shakti. Open level, spiritual and energetic physical practice, beginners welcome. Wednesdays. $12, 9-10:15 a.m. Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland.

Home School Art: Ages 7-14. Every Wednesday, Instructor Helvi inspires students to create with her and socialize with their fellow artists. Punch cards available. $10 Drop-In, 9-11 a.m. Courcelle Building, 16 North St. Extension, Rutland, info@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1822.

Senior FUNction!. Exercise to improve activities of daily living such as, walking, grocery shopping, stairs, cleaning and more. $5, 12-1 p.m. Club Fitness of Vermont, 275 North Main St, Rutland, adam_english@vsmc.org, 802-775-1300.

Lego Club. Come build with our Legos and display your creation for the weekly theme. 3-4 p.m. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road, Killington, youthservices@sherburnelibrary.org, 802-422-9765.

Feed Your Passion: A Little Taste of Springfield. Come see what people in Springfield love at the annual “Feed Your Passion: A Little Taste of Springfield.” More than 20 local presenters will be spread around the Library to talk about what gets them excited. 5-7 p.m. Springfield Town Library, 43 Main Street, Springfield, stlas@vermontel.net, 802-885-3108.

Level ll Tai Chi Class. For those who wish to continue beyond Tai Chi for Beginners. $15.00, 5:15-6:15 p.m. CVPS/Leahy Community Education Center, 160 Allen Street, Rutland, edulli@rrmc.org, 802-772-2400.

Open Studio Pottery (Ages 14+). Drop-in program, there is no instruction other than peer pottery support from fellow drop-in participants. $5/Visit, 6-8 p.m. Courcelle Building , 16 North St. Extension, Rutland, info@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1822.

Integrative Yoga. Challenging but safe for beginners; experienced students will learn how to work at a deeper level to develop a more personal practice. $34R/$45NR, 6-7:15 p.m. Courcelle Building, 16 North St. Extension, Rutland, info@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1822.

RHS Chamber Singers with Dan Graves. The Chittenden Public Library presents the RHS Chamber Singers under the direction of Dan Graves. Please join us for this community evening of great music. Refreshments served. Free and open to the public. 6-7 p.m. Chittenden Public Library, 223 Chittenden Road, Chittenden, chittendenpl@gmail.com, 8027733531.

Musing to Fruition. Writers and artists in various genres discuss their creative process. Participants write in response within the energy of a supportive circle. Limited space, registration required. $15, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sparkle Barn, 1509 US-7, Wallingford, Margaretcreed.barros@gmail.com.

Thursday

25

April

Pottery. Come join us every week as we express our creativity with clay and create whatever you would like. Join in fellowship with others in a safe and sober environment. 12-1 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, krisharvey85@gmail.com, 802-773-6010.

Leg Power!. Great for those with hip and/knee replacements, general leg weakness, and past or current medical issues. $5, 12-1 p.m. Club Fitness of Vermont, 275 North Main Street, Rutland, adam_english@vsmc.org, 802-775-1300.

Tai Chi. A mind-body practice, originating in China as a martial art. Drop-in classes offered for all abilities. Two weekly classes: Yang 24 from 2-3 p.m. and Fall Prevention from 3-4 p.m. 2-4 p.m. Courcelle Building, 16 North St. Extension, Rutland, info@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1822.

Breaking Bread: A free community meal. Free Community meal open to all. Complete with main dish and beverages made at the church, and side dishes and desserts brought in as potluck items. Come and bring a friend. 5-6:30 p.m. Rutland United Methodist Church, 60 Strongs Avenue, Rutland, rutlandumc@aol.com, 802-773-2460.

Ukulele Lessons. Every Thursday. $20, 5-6 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 802-775-0356.

Mandala Stone Painting. Create two beautiful stones and relax in the process. $25, 6-8 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, 802-775-0356.

Open Studio Pottery (Ages 14+). Drop-in program, there is no instruction other than peer pottery support from fellow drop-in participants. $5/Visit, 6-8 p.m. Courcelle Building , 16 North St. Extension, Rutland, info@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1822.

International Folk Dancing. Simple Israeli & European dances taught. Partners and experience not necessary. Bring your friends. Dress comfortably and bring a pair of dry shoes for dancing. Doors are locked at 6:45 so please ring bell if you arrive later. 6:30-8 p.m. Rutland Jewish Center, 96 Grove Street, Rutland, office@rutlandjewishcenter.org, 802-773-3455.

Yoga for All Levels. Instructor, Stefanie DeSimone, will guide all levels to experience mindfulness and the benefits of yoga. Every Thursday. $5, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 802-775-0356.

Howard Coffin, Vermont’s Remarkable Sharpshooters and Gettsyburgh. A Vermont Humanities Council event hosted by the Pawlett Historical Society. Accessible to those with disabilities and open to the public. 7 p.m. Pawlet Town Hall, 122 School Street, Pawlet, tjones@together.net, 8023253382.

Open Jam with The Bubsies. Thursday night tradition running for the last dozen years this open mic shows no signs of slowing down. Under 21 welcome til 10. 8-11:55 p.m. Clear River Tavern, 2640 Route 100, Pittsfield, Vtprior@hotmail.com, 802-282-8293.

Figure Drawing. Live Model. No instructor. Easels provided. Bring own drawing supplies. Every other Thursday. $15, 4-6 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 802-775-0356.

Friday

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April

Pawlet Library Play Group. At the Pawlet Public Library, educator Joni Lee presents a fresh array of activities every Friday that focus on play, reading and socialization. This is a great networking opportunity for parents, grandparents and caregivers of children birth through kindergarten. 10-11 a.m. Pawlet Public Library, 141 School Street, Pawlet, pawletpub@gmail.com, 802-325-3123.

Storytime. Weekly stories, songs, and crafts. 10:30-11 a.m. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road, Killington, youthservices@sherburnelibrary.org, 802-422-9765.

Back Into Shape. Gentle and easy stretching to loosen tight muscles and promote proper function. $5, 12 p.m.-1 a.m. Club Fitness of Vermont, 275 North Main St, Rutland, adam_english@vsmc.org, 802-775-1300.

Woodburning. Come try your hand at woodburning and create a beautiful piece of art to take home. All supplies provided. Everyone welcome. 1-2 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, krisharvey85@gmail.com, 802-773-6010.

Annual RYP Gala Celebration. It’s that time of year again where we celebrate our members, supporters, volunteers and community with an evening of music, dancing, beer tasting and a photo booth. 80, 6:30-11 p.m. The Mountain Topp Inn & Resort, 195 Mountain Top Rd, Chittenden, tbeau1991@gmail.com, 802-775-4321.

Medium Mindi Currier. A group reading with medium Mindi Currier, raising funds for Woman to Woman Cancer Support Group of Rutland County. $40 / $50, 7 p.m. Merchant’s Hall, 42 Merchants Row, Rutland, goss64@comcast.net, 802-265-8177.

Tinmouth Old Firehouse Concert. Americana-roots and folk duo Dana and Susan Robinson combine vivid songwriting and storytelling with fiddle tunes, clawhammer banjo, elegant melodies and rich harmony singing. $10, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tinmouth Old Firehouse, 7 Mountain View Road, TINMOUTH, joreynolds@vermontel.net, 802-446-3457.

Karaoke Contest. Winner determined by audience vote. Contestants sign up and sing one song starting at 11:30 p.m. No entry fee. $100 Grand Prize. This has proved so popular that we’re doing it the last Friday of every month! $100 Grand Prize Winner determined by audience vote. Contestants sign up and sing one song starting at 11:30pm. No entry fee. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Hide-A-Way Tavern, 42 Center St. Rutland, booking@hideawaytavernvt.com.

Saturday

27

April

Pittsford Trail Runs. 5k and 1 mile run/walk to benefit the Pittsford Recreation Department. Rain or shine. Prizes for finishers in age groups sponsored by local businesses. Register at Pittsford Town offices or online: runsignup.com. $7-$12, 9 a.m. Pittsford Recreation Area, 223 Recreation Area Rd, Pittsford, recreation@pittsfordvermont.com, 802-483-6500.

Service for the 8th Day of Passover. With Yizkor prayers. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Rutland Jewish Center, 96 Grove Street, Rutland, office@rutlandjewishcenter.org, 802-773-3455.

VAC Open House for Autism Awareness Month. A community celebration of children & families during Autism Awareness Month and the Celebration of the Young Child. Many activities including swimming, therapy dogs and pizza. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Vermont Achievement Center, 88 Park Street, Rutland, rosiep@vacvt.org, 802-775-2395.

Yoga for the Full-Figured Goddess. A floor yoga class for any full-figured sized woman. $5 -12, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Yoga Prana Shakti @ Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland, linacloffe@hotmail.com, 802-499-8038.

Earth Day Expo. Good green fun for the whole family. at the Wondrous Rotary Educational Greenhouse during VFFC’s Winter Farmer Market. Vendors,workshops and more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Vermont Farmers Food Center, 251 West Street , Rutland , powsnerj@gmail.com, 802-558-9179.

DAR Grave Dedication & Marking Ceremony. The Ann Story Chapter of the DAR along with descendants of Revolutionary War soldiers Thomas and Benoni Collins will officially mark their graves in Ira. 11-12:30 a.m. Riverside Cemetery, Route 133, Ira, tgifvt2@msn.com, 802-779-1669.

RCHS 60th Anniversary Celebration. Food, games, live music by Rick Redington, and, of course, cake! The Adoption Center will open at 11 a.m. for tours. Dogs and kids welcome. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Rutland County Humane Society, 765 stevens Road, Pittsford, amelia@rchsvt.org, 802-483-9171.

Kids’ Saturday Classes. Different topics each week. Take home a finished project at the end of the class. $10, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 802-775-0356.

Community Luncheon — Spaghetti and Meatballs. This month’s menu will be spaghetti and meatballs with side salad, bread and dessert. Our luncheons are every 4th Saturday of the month and everyone is invited. free; donations gratefully accepted, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Trinity Episcopal Church, 85 West Street, Rutland, office@trinitychurchrutland.org, 802-775-4368.

Rutland American Legion Dinner and Band. Spoiler Rock and Roll Band, dinner and dancing, beer specials and prizes. $15, 5-11:55 p.m. American Legion 31, 33 Washington Street, Rutland, cathyhmiles@gmail.com, 802-236-2590.

Ladies’ Night Out Women’s Chorus Spring Concert. With Dr. Charles Madsen, piano; Glendon Ingalls, bass viol; Kathy and Michael Luzader, percussion. songs by contemporary composers, a traditional Madrigal, a haunting accolade to the Ancient Mother Goddesses, Hebrew celebration of Miriam and an wild African drumming song. $10 donation requested. 7:30-9 p.m. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 6 Church Hill Rd. Rutland, lucytunes@me.com, 802-342-8348.

Karaoke 101 with Tenacious T. Whether you can sing or not, you can at Karaoke 101. 9:30 p.m. Hide-A-Way-Tavern, 42 Center Street, Rutland, ziggyjagger@gmail.com.

Firearms and Militaria Show. Ethan Allen Arms Exchange is a Vermont promoter of firearms and outdoor life events. $8.00, $7.00 Seniors, kids 14 and under Free, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Holiday Inn, 476 Holiday Drive, Rutland.

Sunday

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VFW Breakfast. . $7.50, 8-11 a.m. VFW Post 648 Rutland, 15 Wales St, Rutland, Denise@DeniseByers.com, 802-775-6892.

Pittsford Rec Indoor Pickleball. Pickleball is a fun sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong. 8:30-11 a.m. VT Police Academy, 317 Academy Road, Pittsford, recreation@pittsfordvermont.com, 802-483-6500.

”The Hidden Life of Trees” with JoAnn Gaffron-Hargrove. Explore the hidden life of trees — do they feel? Do they communicate?. 10-11 a.m. Unitarian Universalist Meetinghouse, 21 Fairground Road, Springfield, uuspringfieldvt@gmail.com, 8028853327.

Menopause The Musical. A groundbreaking celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the middle of or have survived “The Change.”. 1 p.m. Paramount Theatre, 30 Center Street, Rutland.

Spring Wildflower Walk. Wildflower expert Amy Olmsted leads her popular walk to discover the delicate flowers of spring. Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather. Meet in front of the museum. $5.00 adults/free under 15, 1-3 p.m. Mount Independence State Historic Site, 497 Mount Independence Road, Orwell, elsa.gilbertson@vermont.gov, 802-759-2412.

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The premise is brilliant: Cast young adults to play middle schoolers competing in a spelling bee. Add some adult characters with “issues.” Layer in sophisticated but contagious music. Then — every single show — invite a few audience members onstage, cross your fingers, and hope the cast can keep everything under control. $15 for Thursdays; $23 adults/$18 students with ID for all other shows plus fees, 2 p.m. Town Hall Theater, 68 South Pleasant St, Middlebury, publicity@townhalltheater.org, 802-388-1436.

Holocaust Remembrance Day Service. Dr. Louis D. Levine will speak on “When the Unimaginable Becomes Real: American Soldiers Confront the Holocaust,” including personal testimonies from the G.I.s who liberated the Nazi concentration camps. 3-4 p.m. Rutland Jewish Center, 96 Grove Street, Rutland, office@rutlandjewishcenter.org, 802-773-3455.

Community Aspirations Potluck Dinner. The Pawlet Public Library shares the aspirations of community groups that participated in its strategic planning and announces priorities that will guide the library over the next four years. Bring a dish to share and your own place setting. 5-7 p.m. Pawlet Public Library, 141 School Street, Pawlet, pawletpub@gmail.com, 802-325-3123.

Meditation. Silent meditation in the Zen Buddhist tradition Sunday afternoons. Instruction provided. 5:30-6 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, RyohaD@comcast.net, 802-558-4438.

Matthew Ames. Half of the duo “Hillbilly Sound Machine,” Matthew Ames employs some tech in his acoustic show playing pop, rock, and today’s hits. 7-10 p.m. Hide-A-Way Tavern, 42 Center Street, Rutland, booking@hideawaytavernvt.com.

Monday

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Tai Chi for Balance. Improve your balance and strength. Reduce stress, improve stability and protect against falls. $5, 12-1 p.m. Club Fitness of Vermont, 275 North Main Street, Rutland, adam_english@vsmc.org, 802-775-1300.

Zumba Fitness Classes. Mondays & Fridays, 3 p.m. Wednesdays 6 p.m. and Saturdays 3 p.m. All levels welcome. First class is free. 3-4 p.m. Just Dance Studio, Dana Center, 41 East Center Street, Rutland, justdancevt@gmail.com.

Rutland Baby Cafe. Free drop-in breastfeeding support group. Meets every Monday. Check the RFL calendar for closings due to the observance of holidays or conflicts in schedule. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Rutland Free Library, 10 Court Street, Rutland, lcunderhill@rrmc.org, 802-775-1901.

Yoga Prana Shakti. Open to intermediate to advanced level knowledge of yoga. Practice pranayama and deep relaxation. Energy level is between moderate to vigorous. Monday evenings. $13-15/ $130 for a 10 class card, 5:30-6:45 p.m. Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland, linacloffe@hotmail.com, 802-499-8038.

Rutland County Audubon Member Photo Show Reception. Come check out these beautiful photos while enjoying light refreshments and meeting some of the photographers. 6-8 p.m. Maclure Library, 840 Arch Street, Pittsford, birding@rutlandcountyaudubon.org, 802-483-2988.

OVUU Planning Task Force. Special meeting with public forum to work on 5 yr. plan. 6 p.m. OVUHS Library, 2997 Franklin Street, Brandon, mpiper@rnesu.org, 802-247-5757.

Learn How to Weld Metal Into Art. Tom DeMatties from Hubbardton Forge will teach you how to weld while making upcycled metal art in this two-session class. $90 MINT members; $180 non-members, 6-9 p.m. The MINT, Rutland’s Makerspace, 112 Quality Lane, Rutland, info@rutlandMINT.org.

Open Studio Pottery (Ages 14+). Drop-in program, there is no instruction other than peer pottery support from fellow drop-in participants. $5/Visit, 6-8 p.m. Courcelle Building , 16 North St. Extension, Rutland, info@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1822.

Rutland Caregiver Support Group. A safe place for caregivers, family and friends of persons living with Alzheimer’s or a related form of dementia. 6-7 p.m. Rutland Regional Medical Center, CVPS/Leahy Conference Center, 160 Allen Street, Rutland, anchurchillboutwell@alz.org, 802-468-5000.

Tuesday

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Parkinson’s Exercise Class. Focuses on a variety of different areas such as posture, strength, balance and cognition to help combat the disease. The first class is free. $5, 12-1 p.m. Club Fitness of Vermont, 275 North Main Street, Rutland, adam_english@vsmc.org, 802-775-1300.

Pottery. Come join us every week as we express our creativity with clay and create whatever you would like. Join in fellowship with others in a safe and sober environment. 3:15-4:15 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, krisharvey85@gmail.com, 802-773-6010.

Harry Potter Club. A celebration of all things Hogwarts. A different activity each week. 3:15-4 p.m. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road, Killington, youthservices@sherburnelibrary.org, 802-422-9765.

Chanting through the Chakras. This series, with yoga instructor Stephanie Alice Jones, E-RYT, will introduce a different short Sanskrit mantra each week, guided by the chakra system. $20, 6-7 p.m. Five Elements Salon & Day Spa, 10 Stratton Road, Rutland, sajyoga@gmail.com.

RNESU School Board Meeting. Special meeting due to date change. 6 p.m. RNESU Conference Room, 49 Court Drive, Brandon, mpiper@rnesu.org, 802-247-5757.

Rutland Caregiver Support Group. A safe place for caregivers, family and friends of persons living with Alzheimer’s or a related form of dementia. 6-7 p.m. Rutland Regional Medical Center, CVPS/Leahy Conference Center, 160 Allen Street, Rutland, anchurchillboutwell@alz.org, 802-468-5000.

Wednesday

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98th Annual May Breakfast. Extensive homemade breakfast menu including corned beef hash, eggs, bacon, sausage, breakfast casseroles, muffins, fruit, pancakes and maple syrup, assorted juices, coffee, tea and milk. $8 adult $4 child, 6:30-9:30 a.m. First Congregational Church of Wallingford, South Main Street, Wallingford, eddias@vermontel.net, 8024462135.

VRPOA Monthly Meeting. Guest speaker Eric Thaler of California Paints will talk about house paints. The meeting is open to the public. 7 a.m.-8:15 p.m. Grace Congregational Church, 8 Court St, Rutland, pmrofvrpoa@aol.com, 802-775-3660.

Yoga Prana Shakti. Open level, spiritual and energetic physical practice, beginners welcome. Wednesdays. $12, 9-10:15 a.m. Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland.

Home School Art: Ages 7-14. Every Wednesday, Instructor Helvi inspires students to create with her and socialize with their fellow artists. Punch cards available. $10 Drop-In, 9-11 a.m. Courcelle Building, 16 North St. Extension, Rutland, info@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1822.

Senior FUNction!. Exercise to improve activities of daily living such as, walking, grocery shopping, stairs, cleaning and more. $5, 12-1 p.m. Club Fitness of Vermont, 275 North Main St, Rutland, adam_english@vsmc.org, 802-775-1300.

Lego Club. Come build with our Legos and display your creation for the weekly theme. 3-4 p.m. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road, Killington, youthservices@sherburnelibrary.org, 802-422-9765.

Level ll Tai Chi Class. For those who wish to continue beyond Tai Chi for Beginners. $15.00, 5:15-6:15 p.m. CVPS/Leahy Community Education Center, 160 Allen Street, Rutland, edulli@rrmc.org, 802-772-2400.

Learn How to Weld Metal Into Art. Tom DeMatties from Hubbardton Forge will teach you how to weld while making upcycled metal art in this two-session class. $90 MINT members; $180 non-members, 6-9 p.m. The MINT, Rutland’s Makerspace, 112 Quality Lane, Rutland, info@rutlandMINT.org.

Open Studio Pottery (Ages 14+). Drop-in program, there is no instruction other than peer pottery support from fellow drop-in participants. $5/Visit, 6-8 p.m. Courcelle Building , 16 North St. Extension, Rutland, info@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1822.

Sky Blue Boys Perform at Wallingford Town Hall Concert Series. Acoustic folk duo Willy and Dan Lindner are the Sky Blue Boys, and they’ll perform a broad repertoire of old ballads and more. Bake sale at the event. $10-$15 donation, 7-9 p.m. Wallingford Town Hall, 75 School Street, Wallingford, townadmin@wallingfordvt.com, 802-446-2872.

Civility and Its Discontents. Middlebury religion professor James Davis explains why civility is essential for a well-ordered democracy. Vermont Humanities Council First Wednesdays series. 7-8:30 p.m. Rutland Free Library, 10 Court St, Rutland, randall@rutlandfree.org, 802-773-1860.

Song Circle. Song circle invites singers and acoustic instrument players to share music. Fiddlers needed! Listeners welcome. A printout of popular songs encourages group singing. Donation, 7:15-9:15 p.m. Godnick Adult Center, 1 Deer St. Rutland, jack_cr2@yahoo.com, 802-775-1182.

Thursday

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Pottery. Come join us every week as we express our creativity with clay and create whatever you would like. Join in fellowship with others in a safe and sober environment. 12-1 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, krisharvey85@gmail.com, 802-773-6010.

Leg Power!. Great for those with hip and/knee replacements, general leg weakness, and past or current medical issues. $5, 12-1 p.m. Club Fitness of Vermont, 275 North Main Street, Rutland, adam_english@vsmc.org, 802-775-1300.

Tai Chi. A mind-body practice, originating in China as a martial art. Drop-in classes offered for all abilities. Two weekly classes: Yang 24 from 2-3 p.m. and Fall Prevention from 3-4 p.m. 2-4 p.m. Courcelle Building, 16 North St. Extension, Rutland, info@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1822.

AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM AT RUTLAND REGIONAL. Refresh your driving skills and learn strategies to stay safe behind the wheel. Completing this course will entitle you to auto insurance discounts and can help to reduce costs on your overall vehicle maintenance. $20 Non AARP members and $15 for AARP members, 5-9:30 p.m. CVPS/Leahy Community Education Center, 160 Allen Street, Rutland, edulli@rrmc.org, 802-772-2400.

Ukulele Lessons. Every Thursday. $20, 5-6 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 802-775-0356.

Open Studio Pottery (Ages 14+). Drop-in program, there is no instruction other than peer pottery support from fellow drop-in participants. $5/Visit, 6-8 p.m. Courcelle Building , 16 North St. Extension, Rutland, info@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1822.

”Peace and Calm in Chaos”. Rutland Regional Medical Center three-part class taught by Certified Life Coach Bonnie Olson. Grounding and centering exercises, basis and guided meditation, and ways to manage your thoughts, designed to help restore your inner balance. May 2, 9, and 16 from 6 — 7:30 p.m. $15, 6-7:30 p.m. CVPS/Leahy Community Education Center, 160 Allen Street, Rutland, edulli@rrmc.org, 802-772-2400.

Yoga Dance. Experience guided movement exploration and yoga asanas, dancing through the chakras. No prior dance or yoga necessary. No registration needed, just drop in. First class is just $5. 6:30-7:45 p.m. Studio Serpentine at Cobra, 56 Howe Street, Building H, Rutland, sajyoga@gmail.com, 802-772-7011.

Yoga for All Levels. Instructor, Stefanie DeSimone, will guide all levels to experience mindfulness and the benefits of yoga. Every Thursday. $5, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 802-775-0356.

Rutland Area Ukelele Club. Newcomers welcome; bring a uke and music stand. Friendly sessions at the Wellness Center behind the community center. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Castleton Community Center, 2108 Main Street, Castleton, watchpointvt@aol.com, 802-345-9100.

American Idiot. Working class characters seek redemption in this musical adapted from the 2004 Green Day album. Featuring the Vermont rock bans The Grift. $15 public/$12 Midd ID holders/$8 Youth/$6 Midd Student, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Wright Memorial Theatre, 96 Chateau Road, Middlebury, 802-443-3168.

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The premise is brilliant: Cast young adults to play middle schoolers competing in a spelling bee. Add some adult characters with “issues.” Layer in sophisticated but contagious music. Then — every single show — invite a few audience members onstage, cross your fingers, and hope the cast can keep everything under control. $15 for Thursdays; $23 adults/$18 students with ID for all other shows plus fees, 8 p.m. Town Hall Theater, 68 South Pleasant St, Middlebury, publicity@townhalltheater.org, 802-388-1436.

Friday

May03

Pawlet Library Play Group. At the Pawlet Public Library, educator Joni Lee presents a fresh array of activities every Friday that focus on play, reading and socialization. This is a great networking opportunity for parents, grandparents and caregivers of children birth through kindergarten. 10-11 a.m. Pawlet Public Library, 141 School Street, Pawlet, pawletpub@gmail.com, 802-325-3123.

Storytime. Weekly stories, songs, and crafts. 10:30-11 a.m. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road, Killington, youthservices@sherburnelibrary.org, 802-422-9765.

Back Into Shape. Gentle and easy stretching to loosen tight muscles and promote proper function. $5, 12 p.m.-1 a.m. Club Fitness of Vermont, 275 North Main St, Rutland, adam_english@vsmc.org, 802-775-1300.

Woodburning. Come try your hand at woodburning and create a beautiful piece of art to take home. All supplies provided. Everyone welcome. 1-2 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, krisharvey85@gmail.com, 802-773-6010.

Apples to Apples at the library. First Fridays at the library: Play a group game of Apples to Apples! For ages 8 and up. 3-4 p.m. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road, Killington, youthservices@sherburnelibrary.org, 802-422-9765.

Flower Power. April showers bring May flowers! Learn how to hand carve different flowers into clay. Ages 10+. $10, 4-5:30 p.m. Courcelle Building, 16 N. St. Ext. Rutland, info@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1822.

Tea Cup Auction. Teacup auction, doors open 5:00 p.m. and drawing begins at 6:00 p.m. 5 p.m. Modern Woodman Of America Hall, 133 Vt Route 30, Wells, bonniesmith151@comcast.net, 802-645-0422.

First-Friday Open Mic. Hosted by Bruce Douglas. Email to sign up for a 12-minute spot, (limited number of performances — first come, first served). Free. 7-9 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Church of Rutland, 117 West. Street, Rutland, greyscot@hotmail.com, 802-483-6892.

Senior Thesis Dance Concert. Contemporary choreography intersects additional disciplines in this senior dance major project. $15 Public/$12 Midd ID holders/$8 Youth/$6 Midd student, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Mahaney Center for the Arts, 72 Porter Field Road, Middlebury, 802-443-3168.

American Idiot. Working class characters seek redemption in this musical adapted from the 2004 Green Day album. Featuring the Vermont rock bans The Grift. $15 public/$12 Midd ID holders/$8 Youth/$6 Midd Student, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Wright Memorial Theatre, 96 Chateau Road, Middlebury, 802-443-3168.

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The premise is brilliant: Cast young adults to play middle schoolers competing in a spelling bee. Add some adult characters with “issues.” Layer in sophisticated but contagious music. Then — every single show — invite a few audience members onstage, cross your fingers, and hope the cast can keep everything under control. $15 for Thursdays; $23 adults/$18 students with ID for all other shows plus fees, 8 p.m. Town Hall Theater, 68 South Pleasant St, Middlebury, publicity@townhalltheater.org, 802-388-1436.

Saturday

May04

Green Up Day in the West Rutland Marsh. Join Rutland County Audubon and community volunteers as we give back to West Rutland Marsh (an “Importand Birding Area”) by participating in the annual Vermont Green-Up Day. Meet at the West Rutland Town Hall at 9 a.m. Bags provided. Gloves and work shoes or boots recommended. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. birding@rutlandcounttyaudubon.org.

A Literary Tea. Final spring session of ‘Musing to Fruition,’ featuring a panel of female Vermont authors speaking on their journey to publication. Guest Authors are Yvonne Daley, Kristin Francoeur, Stacy Harshman, Christie K. Kelly, and Joanna Tebbs Young. $20.00, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Sparkle Barn, 1509 US-7, Wallingford, Margaretcreed.barros@gmail.com.

Yoga for the Full-Figured Goddess. A floor yoga class for any full-figured sized woman. $5 -12, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Yoga Prana Shakti @ Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland, linacloffe@hotmail.com, 802-499-8038.

Story Time with Phoenix Books at Misty Valley: A Small Blue Whale. Join us for a reading of A Small Blue Whale, a gorgeous and utterly charming picture book. Followed by an activity. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Phoenix Books at Misty Valley, 58 The Common, Chester, katie@phoenixbooks.biz, 802-875-3400.

Basket Raffle for the Castleton Student Athlete FCA Club Haiti Missions trip. $2 for additional sheets; food, 50/50 raffle; door prizes. Must be present to win. $5, 11 a.m. Castleton University, Hoff Hall, castleton, mcrossman@fca.org, 802-353-7316.

Kids’ Saturday Classes. Different topics each week. Take home a finished project at the end of the class. $10, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 802-775-0356.

MHVFD Auxiliary-Roast Turkey Supper. A benefit for the Mount Holly Volunteer Fire Department; roast turkey, gravy, stuffing and more, as well as pies. All you cam eat-home style, take outs available. More information call 259-2460. Adults $12.00 children &6.00, 5-7 p.m. Odd Fellows Hall, 37 Lake Street, Belmont, Cokeman_6@netzero.com, 802-259-2706.

Swing into Spring at Stone Valley Arts. Party with East Coast Swing dancing, a light buffet dinner and live music with Gary Schmidt and friends. BYOB; cash or check, fundraiser for building restoration. $25, 6-9 p.m. Stone Valley Arts Center at Fox Hill, 145 E. Main Street, Poultney, eschmidt1@vermontel.net, 802-325-2603.

Senior Thesis Dance Concert. Contemporary choreography intersects additional disciplines in this senior dance major project. $15 Public/$12 Midd ID holders/$8 Youth/$6 Midd student, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Mahaney Center for the Arts, 72 Porter Field Road, Middlebury, 802-443-3168.

American Idiot. Working class characters seek redemption in this musical adapted from the 2004 Green Day album. Featuring the Vermont rock bans The Grift. $15 public/$12 Midd ID holders/$8 Youth/$6 Midd Student, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Wright Memorial Theatre, 96 Chateau Road, Middlebury, 802-443-3168.

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The premise is brilliant: Cast young adults to play middle schoolers competing in a spelling bee. Add some adult characters with “issues.” Layer in sophisticated but contagious music. Then — every single show — invite a few audience members onstage, cross your fingers, and hope the cast can keep everything under control. $15 for Thursdays; $23 adults/$18 students with ID for all other shows plus fees, 8 p.m. Town Hall Theater, 68 South Pleasant St, Middlebury, publicity@townhalltheater.org, 802-388-1436.

Karaoke 101 with Tenacious T. Whether you can sing or not, you can at Karaoke 101. 9:30 p.m. Hide-A-Way-Tavern, 42 Center Street, Rutland, ziggyjagger@gmail.com.

Learn Japanese Class. Beginners welcome. First and third Saturdays of the month. 2 p.m. Rutland Free Library, 2nd floor, 10 Court Street, Rutland, 802-773-9594/802-483-2628.

Sunday

May05

Memorial Service for Walter Epstein. Community members are invited to share their memories of Walter with his family. The service will be followed by refreshments. 1-2 p.m. Rutland Jewish Center, 96 Grove Street, Rutland, office@rutlandjewishcenter.org, 802-773-3455.

Strong Ground Guided History Walk. The focus will be on the camps and brigade layouts here in 1776-77. Meet at museum for orientation. Wear sturdy boots, be prepared for off-trail walking, and dress for the weather. $5.00 adults/free under 15, 1 p.m.-4 a.m. Mount Independence State Historic Site, 497 Mount Independence Road, Orwell, elsa.gilbertson@vermont.gov, 802-759-2412.

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The premise is brilliant: Cast young adults to play middle schoolers competing in a spelling bee. Add some adult characters with “issues.” Layer in sophisticated but contagious music. Then — every single show — invite a few audience members onstage, cross your fingers, and hope the cast can keep everything under control. $15 for Thursdays; $23 adults/$18 students with ID for all other shows plus fees, 2 p.m. Town Hall Theater, 68 South Pleasant St, Middlebury, publicity@townhalltheater.org, 802-388-1436.

Meditation. Silent meditation in the Zen Buddhist tradition Sunday afternoons. Instruction provided. 5:30-6 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, RyohaD@comcast.net, 802-558-4438.

Monday

May06

Tai Chi for Balance. Improve your balance and strength. Reduce stress, improve stability and protect against falls. $5, 12-1 p.m. Club Fitness of Vermont, 275 North Main Street, Rutland, adam_english@vsmc.org, 802-775-1300.

Zumba Fitness Classes. Mondays & Fridays, 3 p.m. Wednesdays 6 p.m. and Saturdays 3 p.m. All levels welcome. First class is free. 3-4 p.m. Just Dance Studio, Dana Center, 41 East Center Street, Rutland, justdancevt@gmail.com.

Rutland Baby Cafe. Free drop-in breastfeeding support group. Meets every Monday. Check the RFL calendar for closings due to the observance of holidays or conflicts in schedule. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Rutland Free Library, 10 Court Street, Rutland, lcunderhill@rrmc.org, 802-775-1901.

Yoga Prana Shakti. Open to intermediate to advanced level knowledge of yoga. Practice pranayama and deep relaxation. Energy level is between moderate to vigorous. Monday evenings. $13-15/ $130 for a 10 class card, 5:30-6:45 p.m. Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland, linacloffe@hotmail.com, 802-499-8038.

Open Studio Pottery (Ages 14+). Drop-in program, there is no instruction other than peer pottery support from fellow drop-in participants. $5/Visit, 6-8 p.m. Courcelle Building , 16 North St. Extension, Rutland, info@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1822.

Tuesday

May07

Parkinson’s Exercise Class. Focuses on a variety of different areas such as posture, strength, balance and cognition to help combat the disease. The first class is free. $5, 12-1 p.m. Club Fitness of Vermont, 275 North Main Street, Rutland, adam_english@vsmc.org, 802-775-1300.

Pottery. Come join us every week as we express our creativity with clay and create whatever you would like. Join in fellowship with others in a safe and sober environment. 3:15-4:15 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, krisharvey85@gmail.com, 802-773-6010.

Harry Potter Club. A celebration of all things Hogwarts. A different activity each week. 3:15-4 p.m. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road, Killington, youthservices@sherburnelibrary.org, 802-422-9765.

Chanting through the Chakras. This series, with yoga instructor Stephanie Alice Jones, E-RYT, will introduce a different short Sanskrit mantra each week, guided by the chakra system. $20, 6-7 p.m. Five Elements Salon & Day Spa, 10 Stratton Road, Rutland, sajyoga@gmail.com.

All Ages Open Mic. Play new material, work on your albums material and collaborate with other local musicians. Bands, solo, poets and all other spoken word artists are invited. Back-line and stage provided. 6:30-9:30 p.m. The Howlin’ Mouse Record Store. 158 N. Main Street, Rutland , thehowlinmouse@yahoo.com, 802-772-7955.

Wednesday

May08

Yoga Prana Shakti. Open level, spiritual and energetic physical practice, beginners welcome. Wednesdays. $12, 9-10:15 a.m. Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland.

Home School Art: Ages 7-14. Every Wednesday, Instructor Helvi inspires students to create with her and socialize with their fellow artists. Punch cards available. $10 Drop-In, 9-11 a.m. Courcelle Building, 16 North St. Extension, Rutland, info@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1822.

Senior FUNction!. Exercise to improve activities of daily living such as, walking, grocery shopping, stairs, cleaning and more. $5, 12-1 p.m. Club Fitness of Vermont, 275 North Main St, Rutland, adam_english@vsmc.org, 802-775-1300.

Great Courses: American Civil War. Features leading Civil War historian, Professor Gary W. Gallagher in a video presentation detailing the effects of the Civil War on all Americans. 1:30-3 p.m. Castleton Community Center, 2108 Main Street, Castleton, homested@shoreham.net, 802-468-3093.

Lego Club. Come build with our Legos and display your creation for the weekly theme. 3-4 p.m. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road, Killington, youthservices@sherburnelibrary.org, 802-422-9765.

Level ll Tai Chi Class. For those who wish to continue beyond Tai Chi for Beginners. $15.00, 5:15-6:15 p.m. CVPS/Leahy Community Education Center, 160 Allen Street, Rutland, edulli@rrmc.org, 802-772-2400.

Open Studio Pottery (Ages 14+). Drop-in program, there is no instruction other than peer pottery support from fellow drop-in participants. $5/Visit, 6-8 p.m. Courcelle Building , 16 North St. Extension, Rutland, info@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1822.

Israel Independence Day speaker. Dr. Yehezkel Landau on how tensions within Israeli society relate to the wider regional conflicts, and on how Americans can help grassroots peace builders in Israel/Palestine succeed. 7-8 p.m. Rutland Jewish Center, 96 Grove Street, Rutland, office@rutlandjewishcenter.org, 802-773-3455.

Thursday

May09

Pottery. Come join us every week as we express our creativity with clay and create whatever you would like. Join in fellowship with others in a safe and sober environment. 12-1 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, krisharvey85@gmail.com, 802-773-6010.

Leg Power!. Great for those with hip and/knee replacements, general leg weakness, and past or current medical issues. $5, 12-1 p.m. Club Fitness of Vermont, 275 North Main Street, Rutland, adam_english@vsmc.org, 802-775-1300.

Tai Chi. A mind-body practice, originating in China as a martial art. Drop-in classes offered for all abilities. Two weekly classes: Yang 24 from 2-3 p.m. and Fall Prevention from 3-4 p.m. 2-4 p.m. Courcelle Building, 16 North St. Extension, Rutland, info@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1822.

Ukulele Lessons. Every Thursday. $20, 5-6 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 802-775-0356.

Mandala Stone Painting. Create two beautiful stones and relax in the process. $25, 6-8 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, 802-775-0356.

Open Studio Pottery (Ages 14+). Drop-in program, there is no instruction other than peer pottery support from fellow drop-in participants. $5/Visit, 6-8 p.m. Courcelle Building , 16 North St. Extension, Rutland, info@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1822.

”Peace and Calm in Chaos”. Rutland Regional Medical Center three-part class taught by Certified Life Coach Bonnie Olson. Grounding and centering exercises, basis and guided meditation, and ways to manage your thoughts, designed to help restore your inner balance. May 2, 9, and 16 from 6 — 7:30 p.m. $15, 6-7:30 p.m. CVPS/Leahy Community Education Center, 160 Allen Street, Rutland, edulli@rrmc.org, 802-772-2400.

International Folk Dancing. Simple Israeli & European dances taught. Partners and experience not necessary. Bring your friends. Dress comfortably and bring a pair of dry shoes for dancing. Doors are locked at 6:45 so please ring bell if you arrive later. 6:30-8 p.m. Rutland Jewish Center, 96 Grove Street, Rutland, office@rutlandjewishcenter.org, 802-773-3455.

Yoga for All Levels. Instructor, Stefanie DeSimone, will guide all levels to experience mindfulness and the benefits of yoga. Every Thursday. $5, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 802-775-0356.

Figure Drawing. Live Model. No instructor. Easels provided. Bring own drawing supplies. Every other Thursday. $15, 4-6 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 802-775-0356.

Friday

May10

Pawlet Library Play Group. At the Pawlet Public Library, educator Joni Lee presents a fresh array of activities every Friday that focus on play, reading and socialization. This is a great networking opportunity for parents, grandparents and caregivers of children birth through kindergarten. 10-11 a.m. Pawlet Public Library, 141 School Street, Pawlet, pawletpub@gmail.com, 802-325-3123.

Storytime. Weekly stories, songs, and crafts. 10:30-11 a.m. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road, Killington, youthservices@sherburnelibrary.org, 802-422-9765.

Back Into Shape. Gentle and easy stretching to loosen tight muscles and promote proper function. $5, 12 p.m.-1 a.m. Club Fitness of Vermont, 275 North Main St, Rutland, adam_english@vsmc.org, 802-775-1300.

Woodburning. Come try your hand at woodburning and create a beautiful piece of art to take home. All supplies provided. Everyone welcome. 1-2 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, krisharvey85@gmail.com, 802-773-6010.

Watercolor Paint. Bring some seasonal inspiration to create a watercolor work of art. Ages 10+ . $10, 4-5:30 p.m. Courcelle Building, 16 N. St. Ext. Rutland, info@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1822.

Saturday

May11

Pancake Breakfast Buffet. A pancake breakfast buffet prepared by members of Hiram Lodge No. 101, F&AM; and Gilman Chapter No. 88, OES. $9 / $3, 8-11 a.m. West Rutland Masonic Lodge, 63 Franklin St. West Rutland, damasonvt@comcast.net, (802) 775-2204.

Yoga for the Full-Figured Goddess. A floor yoga class for any full-figured sized woman. $5 -12, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Yoga Prana Shakti @ Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland, linacloffe@hotmail.com, 802-499-8038.

Kids’ Saturday Classes. Different topics each week. Take home a finished project at the end of the class. $10, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 802-775-0356.

Karaoke 101 with Tenacious T. Whether you can sing or not, you can at Karaoke 101. 9:30 p.m. Hide-A-Way-Tavern, 42 Center Street, Rutland, ziggyjagger@gmail.com.

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