Saturday

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July

Wallingford Day 2019. A day-long, yearly tradition bringing together our community and our neighbors to celebrate our town with outdoor activities, local food, and entertainment. Wallingford, wallingfordday@gmail.com, 802-345-5859.

Steven Kirby Quintet. Boston based quintet performing contemporary and mainstream jazz. $20, 7:30-9:45 p.m. Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Road, Brandon, edna@brandon-music.net, 802-247-4295.

Mount Holly Volunteer Fire Department Auction. The Mount Holly Volunteer Fire Department will be having its fundraising auctio. Preview at 9 a.m. Bring a comfortable chair. Refreshments by the Ladies Auxiliary. 12 a.m. MHVFD Belmont Station, Church Street, Belmont, pfaenza47@yahoo.com, 802-353-8347.

Touch-a-Truck. Kettle corn, cotton candy, hamburgers, hot dogs, French fries and Fried dough. Activities for kids, car safety seat checks, and lots of trucks. $5 per family, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Pittsford Village Farm, 42 Elm Street, Pittsford, betsymorgan88@gmail.com, 802-483-6335.

Yoga Prana Shakti. Open to all levels of yoga experience. Beginners welcome, however, the energy level is between moderate to vigorous. $10-12, 9-10:15 a.m. Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland, linacloffe@hotmail.com, 802-499-8038.

Yoga for the full-figured Goddess. A very gentle floor yoga class for full-figured sized women. $10-12, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland, linacloffe@hotmail.com, 802-499-8038.

Let’s Get Crafty. Featuring a hands-on craft experience. $10 preregistered; $15 drop-ins. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, info@chaffeeartcenter.org, 802-775-0356.

I And You. An ode to youth, life, love, and the strange beauty of human connectedness. 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Weston Playhouse Theatre Company at Walker Farm, 705 Main Street, Weston, jjordan@westonplayhouse.org, 802-824-5288.

Oklahoma!. A fresh take on the inimitable masterpiece. 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, 12 Park Street, Weston, jjordan@westonplayhouse.org, 802-824-5288.

Chicken Barbecue. BBQ chicken, baked beans, coleslaw, macaroni salad, chocolate mousse with raspberry topping. Music by DJ Butch. $12. 5-7 p.m. VFW Post 648 Rutland, 15 Wales St, Rutland, Denise@DeniseByers.com, 802-775-6892.

5th Annual Hubbardton Day Celebration. Games and contests, raffles, food and the popular frying pan toss. Pig roast and chicken BBQ $10, kids under 10 $5, followed by music and square dancing and ending with fireworks. Bring chairs or blankets. Rain date Sunday, July 21. 5-10 p.m. Hubbardton Battlefield, East Hubbardton Road, Castleton, castletonpetsupply@comcast.net, 802-273-2911.

”Infinite Lit”. Michael Kingsbury and Bianca Zanella will be hosting their inaugural collaborative literary event, “Infinite Lit: a night of spoken word poetry.”. 7-9 p.m. B&G Gallery, 71-75 Merchants Row, Rutland, thepoetbianca@gmail.com, 603-732-8606.

Dig. A new play by Theresa Rebeck, the author of “Downstairs”. $20 — $58, 7:30-9:45 p.m. Dorset Playhouse , 104 Cheney Road, Dorset, boxoffice@dorsettheatrefestival.org, 802-867-2223

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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July

SVA Dance Lab. Erika Schmidt, contemporary dance technique. Guest teachers throughout the summer and fall. Check website for details. $10 SVA members / $12 community members, 9:30-11:45 a.m. Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill, 145 E. Main Street, Poultney, elschmidt1@vermontel.net, 802-325-2603.

Duke Ellington Sacred Music. Sunday worship service will feature guest musicians Peter H. Bloom, flute and John Funkhouser, piano, performing music from Ellington’s Sacred Concerts. 10-11:15 a.m. Grace Episcopal Church, 8 Court Street, Rutland, delamotte-amw@comcast.net, 617-776-8778.

How to Weed Your Attic. Is grandma’s treasured item really a great treasure? Archivists Elizabeth H. Dow and Lucinda Cockrell will share their insights, and then are available for the afternoon to give you advice. Bring your questions, items or photos of items. $5 adults/free under 15, 2-4 p.m. Chimney Point State Historic Site, 8149 VT Route 17W, Addison, elsa.gilbertson@vermont.gov, 802-759-2412.

Mushroom Foraging Workshop #1. Golden Chanterelle mushrooms will be a focus, safety, understanding field guides, types of fungus and the identification process will all be discussed. $25, advance registration required. 2-5 p.m. Merck Forest & Farmland Center, 3270 VT 315, Rupert, greenmountainacademy@gmail.com, 802-867-0111.

Dig. A new play by Theresa Rebeck, the author of “Downstairs”. $20 — $58, 2-4:45 p.m. Dorset Playhouse , 104 Cheney Road, Dorset, boxoffice@dorsettheatrefestival.org, 802-867-2223.

I And You. An ode to youth, life, love, and the strange beauty of human connectedness. 3 p.m. Weston Playhouse Theatre Company at Walker Farm, 705 Main Street, Weston, jjordan@westonplayhouse.org, 802-824-5288.

Oklahoma!. A fresh take on the inimitable masterpiece. 3 p.m. Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, 12 Park Street, Weston, jjordan@westonplayhouse.org, 802-824-5288.

Calais Folk Concert. Celebrates master folk musician Pete Sutherland and his Posse. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Vermont Folklife Center. $20, 4-6 p.m. Old West Church , Old West Church Road , Calais, debflanders@comcast.net, 802-233-1015.

Vermont Suitcase Company. Come delight in our adapted Moliere, “The Doctor and the Dowry.” Vermont Suitcase Company tours live, active theater to Vermont towns. We bring community people together to laugh with us and with each other. $5-$8, 4-5 p.m. Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green, Woodstock, info@pentanglearts.org, 802-457-3981.

Klezmer Band Practice. Led by Gus Bloch. Free and welcome to anyone who plays an instrument. 4-6 p.m. Rutland Jewish Center, 96 Grove Street, Rutland, office@RutlandJewishCenter.org, 802-773-3455.

Bloom/Funkhouser Jazz Duo. The Sundays on the Hill Concert Series celebrates Duke Ellington in his 120th birthday year, with classics like Take the A Train, I’m Beginning to See the Light, Caravan, and In a Sentimental Mood. $5, 4-5 p.m. Church on the Hill, Lawrence Hill Road, Weston, delamotte-amw@comcast.net, 617-776-8778.

Rutland City Band Sunday Concert Series. Join Rutland’s very own City Band every Sunday night June through August. 7-8:30 p.m. Main Street Park, 5 S Main Street, Rutland, info@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1822.

Monday

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July

Community Work Day. We are working on a new trail in Pine Hill Park and could use your help. Meet at Giorgetti Athletic Complex. Bring water, food, bug spray and we will supply tools and gloves. 9:15 a.m.-2 p.m. Pine Hill Park, 2 Oak St. Ext. Rutland, pinehillpartnership@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.

Strength Training. This total body fitness program has been designed to teach proven principles of progressive weight training and nutrition for maximum muscle building, toning and fat loss. $70Res/$81NR, 5-6 p.m. Rutland Recreation and Parks Godnick Adult Center, 1 Deer Street, Rutland, aprilc@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1853.

Walking Group for All Ages. Donations appreciated. Donations appreciated, 5:15 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, info@chaffeeartcenter.org, 802-775-0356.

Yoga Prana Shakti. Open to all levels; beginners welcome. Class incorporates Asana, pranayama (breath work) and deep relaxation. Energy level is between moderate to vigorous. Price: $15 drop-in and $130 for a 10 class card. 5:30-6:45 p.m. Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland, linacloffe@hotmail.com, 802-499-8038.

Tai Chi. Mary Joan Waid teaches a series of Qi Qong movements for personal daily practice. We will be tuning our bodies with basic gentle Qi Gong to increase balance, strength, and awareness. $15 per class or $75 for 6-week series, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Stone Valley Arts Center at Fox Hill, 145 E. Main Street, Poultney, elschmidt1@vermontel.net, 802-325-2603.

American Legion Auxiliary Meeting. 5 p.m. executive committee meeting, 6 p.m. light food & social time, 6:30 p.m. regular meeting (all members). 6-7:30 p.m. American Legion Post 31, 33 Washington Street, Rutland, dbr251@myfairpoint.net, 802-236-3324.

Summer Music Mondays. Bring a picnic dinner and groove to classic rock, sing along with old favorites, discover original songwriting and tap your foot to country music with talented Vermont solo artists. Concerts held rain (under the pavilion) or shine. 6-8 p.m. Crystal Beach, Lake Bomoseen, Route 30, Castleton, jbaumparel@yahoo.com, 802-558-9036.

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.

Monday Rutland Bike Ride. A 15-18 mile ride leaving form the College of St. Joseph parking lot. Average pace is 12-14 mph. This is a friendly, no-drop ride. 6-8 p.m. College of St. Joseph parking lot, 71 Clement Road, Rutland, olanoff@comcast.net, 802-773-8222.

Tuesday

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July

Meditation Group. Donations appreciated. Donations appreciated, 7:15-7:45 a.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, info@chaffeeartcenter.org, 802-775-0356.

Community Work Day. Meet at Giorgetti Athletic Complex. Pine Hill Partnership (all volunteer organization) is working on a new trail in Pine Hill Park and could use extra hands to work with Youth Works. 9:15 a.m.-2 p.m. Pine Hill Park, 2 Oak St. Ext. Rutland, pinehillpartnership@gmail.com.

Rocks, Minerals, and Fossils Workshop. Free drop-in classes with Minerologist Alice Blount, Tuesdays and Thursdays through August 15. Classes recommended for children grade 3 level and above. 12:30-2:30 p.m. Vermont Marble Museum, 52 Main Street, Proctor, emeline@vermontmarblemuseum.org, 802-459-2750.

Pottery. Express your creativity with clay and create whatever you would like. Join in fellowship with others in a safe and sober environment. Twice a week. 3:15-4:15 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, krisharvey85@gmail.com, 802-773-6010.

Slow Flow Yoga. With Brooke Hughes-Muse, RYT. First class is free. $12 / $11 SVA Members, 5-6 p.m. Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill, 145 E. Main Street, Poultney, treesongvt@gmail.com.

”Tunesdays” on the Farm. A social gathering for friends and neighbors with live, local music. Share dinner, music and games. Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner, or visit our food vendors. $5 per family suggested donation, 6-8 p.m. Pittsford Village Farm, 42 Elm Street, Pittsford, info@pittsfordvillagefarm.org.

Walk, Wag & Run 5k Series. Bring your leashed dog for this fun, low-impact cross-country event of 2.5 or 5k. $5, 6:30 p.m. College Of St. Joseph, 71 Clement Rd, Rutland, info@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1822.

Blues for Breakfast. Known for its “grateful Americana” blues, the group loves to mix classic rock, reggae, Motown and originals into their shows. Rain or shine, concessions available. CU will be collecting non-perishable food items to support the Castleton food shelf. 7-8 p.m. Castleton University Pavilion, South Street, Castleton, elicia.mailhiot@castleton.edu, 802-468-1013.

Village Harmony. 28 brilliant teen singers led by Avery Book, Gideon Crevoshay and Heidi Wilson present songs of struggle & community, American gospel & shape-note, Georgian and Corsican songs, and original spiritual songs. $5-$15, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Congregational Church, 15 Church St. Norwich, villageharmony@gmail.com, 802-426-3210.

Oklahoma!. A fresh take on the inimitable masterpiece. 7:30 p.m. Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, 12 Park Street, Weston, jjordan@westonplayhouse.org, 802-824-5288.

Open Mic with Krishna Guthrie. Every Tuesday at the Hide-A-Way, Krishna Guthrie hosts open mic. Bring your instruments, voices, and talents. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Hide-A-Way Tavern, 42 Center Street, Rutland, booking@hideawaytavernvt.com.

Wits End Support Group. A free, open and confidential peer support group for families to learn about the signs and symptoms of drug use, services available and next step toward helping loved ones. Trained counselor present. 6:30-8 p.m. Grace Congregational Church, 8 Court Street (Use West St. entrance), Rutland, 802-775-4301.

Wednesday

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July

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

Summer Reading Program. Summer Reading Program for children grades 1-6 with the theme Universe of Stories. Educator Hunter Bassett introduces activities that explore outer space. Parents join literacy coach Catherine Hunter to learn ways to extend children’s interest in non-fiction. Registration required. 10-11:30 a.m. Pawlet Public Library, 141 School Street, Pawlet, pawletpub@gmail.com, 802-325-3123.

Legos & Puzzles. Children develop problem-solving skills and have fun while assembling jigsaw puzzles, playing checkers and building with LEGO bricks. For children all ages. 10-11 a.m. Rutland Free Library, 10 Court Street, Rutland, june@rutlandfree.org, 802-773-1860.

Revolutionary Story Time. Children 6 to 10 are invited, with a responsible adult, to an hour of story time, with hands-on activities, simple crafts relating to the Revolutionary War time-period and history of Mount Independence, and outdoor time if weather permits. Bring snacks if you like or a picnic to enjoy afterwards. Call 802-948-2000 for details. Suggested donation $5 per family. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Mount Independence State Historic Site, 497 Mount Independence Road, Orwell, elsa.gilbertson@vermont.gov, 802-948-2000.

STEM Storytime. Join us for a weekly story and STEM related activity, for ages 3-7. 10:30-11 a.m. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road, Killington, youthservices@sherburnelibrary.org, 802-558-3663.

The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars. Exciting presentation from Rutland High School’s Summer Encore Theatre troupe. Best for ages 5 and up. 1-2 p.m. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road, Killington, youthservices@sherburnelibrary.org, 802-422-9765.

SVA’s Script Writers Workshop. Led by Karen Klami. Most Wednesdays, please email to confirm time/dates/location of these sessions. Send her an email and write “SVA Script Writers” in the subject line for a faster answer. $10 registration, $5 per session, 1-4 p.m. Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill, 145 E. Main Street, Poultney, karenklami@gmail.com.

Dig. A new play by Theresa Rebeck, the author of “Downstairs”. $20 — $58, 2-4:45 p.m. Dorset Playhouse , 104 Cheney Road, Dorset, boxoffice@dorsettheatrefestival.org, 802-867-2223.

Oklahoma!. A fresh take on the inimitable masterpiece. 2 p.m & 7:30 p.m.. Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, 12 Park Street, Weston, jjordan@westonplayhouse.org, 802-824-5288.

Open Studio Hub. Draw, paint, craft, do homework, listen to music, read, create a book club, chess club, music club, writer’s/poetry club, art club! Join yoga, ukulele group, creative — space, and more. Extended hours when classes in session. 3-6 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, info@chaffeeartcenter.org, 802-775-0356.

Escape Room. Escape room for grades 4 and up. 4:15-5 p.m. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road, Killington, youthservices@sherburnelibrary.org, 802-422-9765.

Strength Training. This total body fitness program has been designed to teach proven principles of progressive weight training and nutrition for maximum muscle building, toning and fat loss. $70Res/$81NR, 5-6 p.m. Rutland Recreation and Parks Godnick Adult Center, 1 Deer Street, Rutland, aprilc@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1853.

Community Gardening Workshop. Will your lettuce get bigger and tastier, or should it be picked now? What continues to produce and what needs to be planted again and again? We’ll also talk about diseases and pests. Bring your questions, plant samples or photos from your garden, and get ready to dig in!. Suggested donation $5, 5:30-7 p.m. Southeast Community Garden, 101 Allen Street, Rutland, aprilc@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1853.

The heART of Crystal Wire Wrapping. Mindful heART Series. $25, 6-8 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, info@chaffeeartCenter.org, 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.

Aaron Audet Band. Gather with friends and family to listen to the acoustic music of the Aaron Audet Band, part of the Seven to Sunset summer concerts. 7-8:30 p.m. Main Street Park, 5 S Main Street, Rutland, info@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1822.

Chair Yoga. Increase your well-being one movement at a time with this on-going gentle chair yoga. Beginners welcome. $50 for 5 sessions, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland, 802-772-7801.

Thursday

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July

Meditation Group. Donations appreciated, 7:15-7:45 a.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, info@chaffeeartcenter.org, 802-775-0356.

Thursday Hikers. Join us for our Annual Cookout at Hapgood Pond State Park in Peru. We’ll have a fire; bring some food to share. Easy nature hike, swim, relax! Meet at 9 a.m. at the Godnick Center, 1 Deer Street, Rutland, to car pool. No dogs. Contact: Edith Kellogg, 775-1246. Free admission with Green Mountain Passport or $4, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. emkellogg@myfairpoint.net, 802-775-1246.

Asian Art & Cuisine Camp. Explore Asian cultures through creating art and delicious traditional foods. Instructor Nicole Graves. Minimum 5, Ages 6-12. $120, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Chaffe Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, info@chaffeartcenter.org, 802-775-0356.

Thank You Thursdays. Free admission to the museum for residents of Rutland City, Rutland Town, West Rutland, Chittenden, and Mendon. Provide proof of residency upon arrival. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum, 11 Center Street, Rutland, info@wkmvt.org, 802-282-2678.

Pottery. Express your creativity with clay and create whatever you would like. Join in fellowship with others in a safe and sober environment. Twice a week. 12-1 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, krisharvey85@gmail.com, 802-773-6010.

Rocks, Minerals, and Fossils Workshop. Free drop-in classes with Minerologist Alice Blount, Tuesdays and Thursdays through August 15. Classes recommended for children grade 3 level and above. 12:30-2:30 p.m. Vermont Marble Museum, 52 Main Street, Proctor, emeline@vermontmarblemuseum.org, 802-459-2750.

Yoga. Flow-based class with a focus on building strong, steady, fluid fitness. This class is best suited for students with some yoga or other fitness experience. $12 drop-in, $10 members, 4-6:30 p.m. Stone Valley Arts Center at Fox Hill, 145 E. Main Street, Poultney, lukewdailey@gmail.com.

Diabetes Prevention Program. Year-long lifestyle change program for anyone at risk of Type 2 Diabetes. Learn to make small changes surrounding nutrition and exercise. 4-5 p.m. Godnick Adult Center, 1 Deer Street, Rutland, klneary@rrmc.org, 802-776-5507.

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.

Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department. Pawlet Vol. Fire Department will be holding their annual auction. The auction is a major fundraiser for the department. 5:30 p.m. Pawlet Firehouse, 155 Vt. Rte. 133, Pawlet, tjonespawlet@yahoo.com, 802-325-3382.

Sip N Dip. Every 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month. $30, 6-8 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, info@chaffeeartCenter.org, 802-775-0356.

Sip N Dip Painting Class. Second & fourth Thursday of the month. $30, 6-8 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, info@chaffeeartcenter.org, 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. All dances will be taught. Partner and experience not necessary. Bring dry shoes if it’s raining. Ring bell if door is locked. 6:30-8 p.m. Rutland Jewish Center, 96 Grove Street, Rutland, office@RutlandJewishCenter.org, 802-773-3455.

Yoga for the Mindful heART. Mindful heART Series. Please bring your own mat. $5, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, info@chaffeeartcenter.org, 802-775-0356.

Fair Haven Concerts in the Park. Aaron Audet Band. 50/50 and door prize drawings. Hot dogs, sodas and water are available for purchase. 7 p.m. Fair Haven Park, Main Street, Fair Haven, fhgstechie@yahoo.com, 802-265-7913.

Dig. A new play by Theresa Rebeck, the author of “Downstairs”. $20 — $58, 7:30-9:45 p.m. Dorset Playhouse , 104 Cheney Road, Dorset, boxoffice@dorsettheatrefestival.org, 802-867-2223.

Oklahoma!. A fresh take on the inimitable masterpiece. 7:30 p.m. Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, 12 Park Street, Weston, jjordan@westonplayhouse.org, 802-824-5288.

Friday

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Meditation Group. Donations appreciated. Donations appreciated, 7:15-7:45 a.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, info@chaffeeartcenter.org, 802-775-0356.

Not So Chill Golf Tournament. 18-hole scramble with on-hole events, prizes, swag, a raffle, drink specials and more. Team costumes encouraged. All proceeds support The Chill Foundation and its mission of inspiring youth to overcome challenges through boardsports. $65, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Killington Resort, 4763 Killington Rd. Killington, ryand@chill.org, 802-383-6929.

Creative Space. Bring tools/supplies to create your works of art along with other inspiring artists. Open to all arts: fine arts, quilters, jewelry, musicians, etc. (Some supplies available to purchase. Call ahead). Donations appreciated. Donations appreciated, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, info@chaffeeartcenter.org, 802-775-0356.

Pawlet Library Play Group. Educator Joni Lee presents a fresh array of activities every Friday that focus on play, reading and socialization. Arrive as early as 9:30 a.m. for networking with parents, grandparents and caregivers. 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, 802-558-3663.

Friday Writers Group. Donations appreciated. Donations appreciated, 12-2 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, info@chaffeeartcenter.org, 802-775-0356.

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.

Friday Night Live: The Samples. Reggae-influenced pop rock band The Samples returns to Vermont to debut tunes from their newest album, “Indian Summer.” Enjoy vendors, games, music, outdoor dining and more. 5-10 p.m. Downtown Rutland, Center Street, Rutland, info@downtownrutland.com, 802-773-9380.

Andrew Frost Artist Reception. Burlington-based photographer Andrew Frost’s work asks viewers to question how they reconcile the idea of a place with the reality of living there. 5-7 p.m. Castleton University Bank Gallery, 104 Merchants Row, Rutland.

Literary Open Mic. Poets, storytellers, spoken word artists in all genres are invited to perform your own original pieces, classics or other favorites. Hosted by David Mook and other special guests. Fourth Friday of each month. 7-9 p.m. Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill, 145 E. Main Street, Poultney, davidmook@aol.com, 802-884-8052.

Literary Open Mic. Hosted by David Mook, and other special guests. Perform your own original pieces, classics, or other favorites. 7-9 p.m. Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill, 145 East Main Street, Poultney, sumacleod@gmail.com, 312-505-4459.

Onion River Jazz Band. This seven-piece ensemble has dedicated itself to the roots of American jazz in New Orleans, featuring genres from the 1890s through the 1940s, including ragtime, Dixieland, Boogie-woogie, and swing. free-will donation, 7:30-9 p.m. Salisbury Congregational Church, 853 Maple Street, Salisbury, andres@middlebury.edu, 802-352-6671.

Pavarotti. Featuring never-before-seen footage, concert performances and intimate interviews, filmmaker Ron Howard examines the life and career of the famed opera tenor. $7-$9, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green, Woodstock, info@pentanglearts.org, 802-457-3981.

Dig. A new play by Theresa Rebeck, the author of “Downstairs”. $20 — $58, 7:30-9:45 p.m. Dorset Playhouse , 104 Cheney Road, Dorset, boxoffice@dorsettheatrefestival.org, 802-867-2223.

Oklahoma!. A fresh take on the inimitable masterpiece. 7:30 p.m. Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, 12 Park Street, Weston, jjordan@westonplayhouse.org, 802-824-5288.

Saturday

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Pawlet Library Book Sale. Now in its 52nd year, with over 20,000 new, used and antique books, all donated this past year. This huge, all-volunteer-run event benefits the Pawlet Public Library, and is held at the Mettawee Community School because it’s so big. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mettawee Community School, 5788 VT-153, West Pawlet, pawletpub@gmail.com, 802-325-3123.

Yoga Prana Shakti. Open to all levels of yoga experience. Beginners welcome, however, the energy level is between moderate to vigorous. $10-12, 9-10:15 a.m. Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland, linacloffe@hotmail.com, 802-499-8038.

Shabbat Service. Led by Rabbi Ellie Shemtov. Followed by a light kiddush. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Rutland Jewish Center, 96 Grove Street, Rutland, office@rutlandjewishcenter.org, 802-773-3455.

Yoga for the full-figured Goddess. A very gentle floor yoga class for full-figured sized women. $10-12, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland, linacloffe@hotmail.com, 802-499-8038.

Community Luncheon. Italian pasta salad with a side of sliced bologna and watermelon dessert. Luncheons are every fourth Saturday of the month. 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.

Inquiry into the Revolutionary War Mind. Historian Paul Andriscin turns back the time machine to interview Dr. Jonathan Potts, physician-surgeon for the Continental Army in this region, and Reverend Thomas Allen, Army chaplain here in 1776. $5 adults/free under 15, 2 p.m.-3:30 a.m. Mount Independence State Historic Site, 497 Mount Independence Road, Orwell, elsa.gilbertson@vermont.gov, 802-759-2412.

Dig. A new play by Theresa Rebeck, the author of “Downstairs”. $20 — $58, 2-4:45 p.m. Dorset Playhouse , 104 Cheney Road, Dorset, boxoffice@dorsettheatrefestival.org, 802-867-2223.

Oklahoma!. A fresh take on the inimitable masterpiece. 2 p.m. Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, 12 Park Street, Weston, jjordan@westonplayhouse.org, 802-824-5288.

L.C. Jazz Swing Band. 17-piece volunteer swing dance band play music and support music education through scholarships. $8, 7-9:30 p.m. Brandon Town Hall, 1 Conant Square, Brandon , Info@brandontownhall.org, 802-247-3971.

Francisco Fullana Concert. Spanish violinist Francisco Fullana is making a name for himself as both a performer and as a leader of innovative educational institutions. Currently performs on the 1735 “Mary Portman” ex-Kreisler Guarneri del Gesù violin. 7 p.m. Castleton University Fine Arts Center, 45 Alumni Drive, Castleton, 802-468-6039.

Says You!. The witty, whimsical word game quiz show Says You!. $35, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green, Woodstock, info@pentanglearts.org, 802-457-3981.

Dig. A new play by Theresa Rebeck, the author of “Downstairs”. $20 — $58, 7:30-9:45 p.m. Dorset Playhouse , 104 Cheney Road, Dorset, boxoffice@dorsettheatrefestival.org, 802-867-2223.

Oklahoma!. A fresh take on the inimitable masterpiece. 7:30 p.m. Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, 12 Park Street, Weston, jjordan@westonplayhouse.org, 802-824-5288.

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.

The heART of Cooking. Aspiring chefs will explore culinary arts from creating delicious treats to presenting them. Plus, themed table decorations and tablescapes to make any occasion special. $10 preregistered; $15 drop-ins. 11-12:30 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, info@chaffeeartcenter.org, 802-775-0356.

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SVA Dance Lab. Erika Schmidt, contemporary dance technique. Guest teachers throughout the summer and fall. Check website for details. $10 SVA members / $12 community members, 9:30-11:45 a.m. Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill, 145 E. Main Street, Poultney , elschmidt1@vermontel.net, 802-325-2603.

Pawlet Library Book Sale. Now in its 52nd year, with over 20,000 new, used and antique books, all donated this past year. This huge, all-volunteer-run event benefits the Pawlet Public Library, and is held at the Mettawee Community School because it’s so big. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mettawee Community School, 5788 VT-153, West Pawlet, pawletpub@gmail.com, 802-325-3123.

Dungeons and Donations: RPG for a Cause!. A full day of role-playing games, adventures and great prizes to support The Bernard and Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center. Special guest Doug from Victory Condition Gaming, tickets at joinedbygaming.ticketleap.com. $5 — $10, 12-5 p.m. Freakopolis Geekery Inc. 120 Main Street, Whitehall , sally@freakopolis.com, 518-294-5551.

350 Vermont Rutland County Meeting. We’ll be discussing our campaigns to reduce food waste and to increase use of mass transit. 3-5 p.m. Grace Church, 8 Court Street, Rutland, hastevenson9@gmail.com, 802-353-0998.

Oklahoma!. A fresh take on the inimitable masterpiece. 3 p.m. Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, 12 Park Street, Weston, jjordan@westonplayhouse.org, 802-824-5288.

Klezmer Band Practice. Led by Gus Bloch. Free and welcome to anyone who plays an instrument. 4-6 p.m. Rutland Jewish Center, 96 Grove Street, Rutland, office@RutlandJewishCenter.org, 802-773-3455.

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.

Meditation Group. Donations appreciated. Donations appreciated, 5:30-6 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, info@chaffeeartcenter.org, 802-775-0356.

Rutland City Band Sunday Concert Series. Join Rutland’s very own City Band every Sunday night June through August. 7-8:30 p.m. Main Street Park, 5 S Main Street, Rutland, info@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1822.

Pavarotti. Featuring never-before-seen footage, concert performances and intimate interviews, filmmaker Ron Howard examines the life and career of the famed opera tenor. $7-$9, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green, Woodstock, info@pentanglearts.org, 802-457-3981.

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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.

Strength Training. This total body fitness program has been designed to teach proven principles of progressive weight training and nutrition for maximum muscle building, toning and fat loss. $70Res/$81NR, 5-6 p.m. Rutland Recreation and Parks Godnick Adult Center, 1 Deer Street, Rutland, aprilc@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1853.

Walking Group for All Ages. Donations appreciated, 5:15 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, info@chaffeeartcenter.org, 802-775-0356.

Yoga Prana Shakti. Open to all levels; beginners welcome. Class incorporates Asana, pranayama (breath work) and deep relaxation. Energy level is between moderate to vigorous. Price: $15 drop-in and $130 for a 10 class card. 5:30-6:45 p.m. Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland, linacloffe@hotmail.com, 802-499-8038.

Tai Chi. Mary Joan Waid teaches a series of Qi Qong movements for personal daily practice. We will be tuning our bodies with basic gentle Qi Gong to increase balance, strength, and awareness. $15 per class or $75 for 6-week series, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Stone Valley Arts Center at Fox Hill, 145 E. Main Street, Poultney, elschmidt1@vermontel.net, 802-325-2603.

Summer Music Mondays. Bring a picnic dinner and groove to classic rock, sing along with old favorites, discover original songwriting and tap your foot to country music with talented Vermont solo artists. Concerts held rain (under the pavilion) or shine. 6-8 p.m. Crystal Beach, Lake Bomoseen, Route 30, Castleton, jbaumparel@yahoo.com, 802-558-9036.

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.

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.

Monday Rutland Bike Ride. A 15-18 mile ride leaving form the College of St. Joseph parking lot. Average pace is 12-14 mph. This is a friendly, no-drop ride. 6-8 p.m. College of St. Joseph parking lot, 71 Clement Road, Rutland, olanoff@comcast.net, 802-773-8222.

Pavarotti. Featuring never-before-seen footage, concert performances and intimate interviews, filmmaker Ron Howard examines the life and career of the famed opera tenor. $7-$9, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green, Woodstock, info@pentanglearts.org, 802-457-3981.

Tuesday

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Meditation Group. Donations appreciated, 7:15-7:45 a.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, info@chaffeeartcenter.org, 802-775-0356.

Rocks, Minerals, and Fossils Workshop. Free drop-in classes with Minerologist Alice Blount, Tuesdays and Thursdays through August 15. Classes recommended for children grade 3 level and above. 12:30-2:30 p.m. Vermont Marble Museum, 52 Main Street, Proctor, emeline@vermontmarblemuseum.org, 802-459-2750.

Pottery. Express your creativity with clay and create whatever you would like. Join in fellowship with others in a safe and sober environment. Twice a week. 3:15-4:15 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, krisharvey85@gmail.com, 802-773-6010.

Vermont’s Essential Maintenance Practices. For landlords and daycare providers. 4 hours including exam, fulfills the training and certification requirement described in the EMP law on how to work safely with lead. $10, 5-9 p.m. Rutland Regional Medical Center, 160 Allen Street, Rutland , AHS.VDHALRPGeneral@vermont.gov.

Slow Flow Yoga. With Brooke Hughes-Muse, RYT. First class is free. $12 / $11 SVA Members, 5-6 p.m. Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill, 145 E. Main Street, Poultney, treesongvt@gmail.com.

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.

”Tunesdays” on the Farm. A social gathering for friends and neighbors with live, local music. Share dinner, music and games. Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner, or visit our food vendors. $5 per family suggested donation, 6-8 p.m. Pittsford Village Farm, 42 Elm Street, Pittsford, info@pittsfordvillagefarm.org.

The Twangbusters. Danceable retro-twang juke-joint rhythms mixing honkytonk, barrelhouse and jump blues into a potent musical cocktail. This show will have the Castleton Pavilion “shaken and stirred.” Rain or shine, concessions available. CU will be collecting non-perishable food items to support the Castleton food shelf. 7-8 p.m. Castleton University Pavilion, South Street, Castleton, elicia.mailhiot@castleton.edu, 802-468-1013.

Oklahoma!. A fresh take on the inimitable masterpiece. 7:30 p.m. Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, 12 Park Street, Weston, jjordan@westonplayhouse.org, 802-824-5288.

Open Mic with Krishna Guthrie. Every Tuesday at the Hide-A-Way, Krishna Guthrie hosts open mic. Bring your instruments, voices, and talents. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Hide-A-Way Tavern, 42 Center Street, Rutland, booking@hideawaytavernvt.com.

Wits End Support Group. A free, open and confidential peer support group for families to learn about the signs and symptoms of drug use, services available and next step toward helping loved ones. Trained counselor present. 6:30-8 p.m. Grace Congregational Church, 8 Court Street (Use West St. entrance), Rutland, 802-775-4301.

Wednesday

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Meditative Drumming Circle. Experience the power and meditative rejuvenation of a live drum circle. Bring a yoga mat or blanket, a drum if you have it, or just enjoy the rhythms. In inclement weather, the events will move to the Pyramid Holistic Wellness Center at 120 Merchants Row. kelleyw@pyramidvt.com. 7-8:30 a.m. Center Street Marketplace Park, 120 Merchants Row, Rutland, coughlinb@pyramidvt.com, 802-775-8080.

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

Legos & Puzzles. Children develop problem-solving skills and have fun while assembling jigsaw puzzles, playing checkers and building with LEGO bricks. For children all ages. 10-11 a.m. Rutland Free Library, 10 Court Street, Rutland, june@rutlandfree.org, 802-773-1860.

STEM Storytime. Join us for a weekly story and STEM related activity, for ages 3-7. 10:30-11 a.m. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road, Killington, youthservices@sherburnelibrary.org, 802-558-3663.

Shoot for the Moon. Join us for our final summer program where we will read and learn about the moon!. 1-2 p.m. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road, Killington, youthservices@sherburnelibrary.org, 802-422-9765.

SVA’s Script Writers Workshop. Led by Karen Klami. Most Wednesdays, please email to confirm time/dates/location of these sessions. Send her an email and write “SVA Script Writers” in the subject line for a faster answer. $10 registration, $5 per session, 1-4 p.m. Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill, 145 E. Main Street, Poultney, karenklami@gmail.com.

Oklahoma!. A fresh take on the inimitable masterpiece. 2 p.m. Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, 12 Park Street, Weston, jjordan@westonplayhouse.org, 802-824-5288.

Traveling Planetarium. Fairbanks Museum brings their planetarium to the Fox Room. Space is limited. Attendees will need to pre-register. Suggested for ages 5 and up. 3-4 p.m. Rutland Free Library, 10 Court Street, Rutland, june@rutlandfree.org, 802-773-1860.

Open Studio Hub. Draw, paint, craft, do homework, listen to music, read, create a book club, chess club, music club, writer’s/poetry club, art club! Join yoga, ukulele group, creative — space, and more. Extended hours when classes in session. 3-6 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, info@chaffeeartcenter.org, 802-775-0356.

Strength Training. This total body fitness program has been designed to teach proven principles of progressive weight training and nutrition for maximum muscle building, toning and fat loss. $70Res/$81NR, 5-6 p.m. Rutland Recreation and Parks Godnick Adult Center, 1 Deer Street, Rutland, aprilc@rutlandrec.com, 802-773-1853.

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.

Open Figure Drawing. With Dick Weis and Phil Whitman, every other Wednesday. $8, 6-8 p.m. Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill, 145 E. Main Street, Poultney, stonevalleyartcenter@gmail.com.

Steve Hartmann: Seven to Sunset Summer Concert Series. Gather with friends and family to listen to the music of Jericho singer-songwriter Steve Hartmann, part of the Seven to Sunset summer concerts. 7-8:30 p.m. Main Street Park, 5 S Main Street, Rutland, info@rutlandrec.com, (802) 773-1822.

Oklahoma!. A fresh take on the inimitable masterpiece. 7:30 p.m. Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, 12 Park Street, Weston, jjordan@westonplayhouse.org, 802-824-5288.

Chair Yoga. Increase your well-being one movement at a time with this on-going gentle chair yoga. Beginners welcome. $50 for 5 sessions, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland, 802-772-7801.

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