Saturday

9

March

Climate Change with Roger Hill. A talk on climate change and some emerging connections to our winter weather. 10-11:30 a.m. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St. Room 2, Marshfield, jaquithpubliclibrary@gmail.com, 802-426-3581.

Kids’ Writing Workshop. The Secret Life of ROY G. BIV. Teacher: Cammie Finch. Ages 9-11 years old. Class size limited to 10 students. Bring notebook and writing utensil. sliding scale, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Vermont College of Fine Arts, 36 College Street, Montpelier, 866-934-8232.

Chapters in History Three: The Twenties; Roaring and Otherwise. A free program series of reading and discussion. Visit website for monthly topics. 2:05-4 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, Old Schoolhouse Common 122 School St. RM 2, Marshfield, jaquithpubliclibrary@gmail.com, 802-426-3581.

One & Only Series-Double Header. Two Vermont storytellers share The spotlight. “Cages,” written & performed by Donny Osman and “Box of Squirrels,” written & performed by Dennis McSorely. $15, 7:30-1 p.m. Grange Hall Cultural Center, 317 Howard Avenue, Waterbury Center, grangehallcc@gmail.com, 802-244-4168.

Sunday

10

March

Cross-country ski with GMC. Ski Elmore. Hardwick Flats road. Easy/Moderate. Several loops are available of varying lengths. Bring lunch and water. Contact Steve or Heather Bailey, 622-4516 or stevecbailey@gmail.com for meeting time and place.

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

Dance, Sing, and Jump Around. A family dance for all ages. Circle and line dances and singing games, all taught and called with live traditional music. Free for children. Suggested donation: $5 per adult. 3-4:30 p.m. Captal City Grange, 6612 VT-12 (Northfield Street), Berlin, lizbenjamin64@gmail.com, 802-223-1509.

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

11

March

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

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

Author Talk:The Fourth String. A Memoir of Sensei and Me by Janet Pocorobba. Two women-Two cultures-One music. Explores the intense and unlikely relationship that grows between a Japanese master and an American student. 7 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main Street, Montpelier, rysenechal@kellogghubbard.org, 802-223-3338.

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

Social Meditation. Group practice for adults of all ages. 6-7:30 p.m. Montpelier Shambhala Group, 5 State St. 2nd floor, Montpelier, alex.vlasic@gmail.com.

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

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

Tuesday

12

Marchch

Tai Chi Tuesdays. Diane DesBois is offering three different sessions on Tuesdays: 1–1:45 p.m. advanced; 2-2:45 p.m. intermediate; 3-3:45 p.m. beginner. Please register. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street , South Barre, Bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Young at Heart Singers. Do you like to sing? Consider joining our very own Young at Heart Singers Group. This group has a great time and performs locally at different venues as well as at BASC. Please register. 1-2:30 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

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

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

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

Wednesday

13

March

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

Story Time and Playgroup. For children birth to age six and their grown-ups. We follow the Twinfield Union School calendar and do not hold the program the days Twinfield is closed. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St. Room 2, Marshfield, jaquithpubliclibrary@gmail.com, 802-426-3581.

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

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

The Meaning of Maps. Cartographer Bill Morris will lead us backward and forward through cartographic history to help us understand how technology has advanced our knowledge through cartography. Free to OLLI members; $5 suggested donation for all otners, 1:30-3 p.m. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre Street, Montpelier, gracewgreene@comcast.net, 802-454-7814.

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

Free Form Knitting Class. A creative skills class that will take you through the process of planning and executing a knitting project without a pattern. $5 materials fee to the instructor. Call to register and for info. on materials. Members $75/Non-Members $85, 5-7:30 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N. Main St. Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

Mid-Week Movie: Green Book. Rated: PG 13. Run time: 2 hr and 10 min. 6-8 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick Street, 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.

GMC Slideshow. Norway’s Hurtigruten Experience. Twelve-day, 2400-mile round-trip coastal voyage between Bergen and Kirkenes, Norway. Non-members welcome at this social and membership meeting. Entrance on left side of Center for Arts and Learning. 7-8:30 p.m. T. W. Wood Gallery, 46 Barre Street, Montpelier.

Constitutional Crisis? Speaker Series. Liberalism and Conservatism — Join the League of Women Voters for a discussion of what these words mean, both historically and in our present day. 7 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library , 135 Main Street, Montpelier, rysenechal@kellogghubbard.org, 802-223-3338.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Fruit Trees But Were Afraid To Ask. Discussion will cover apples, pears, plums and cherries, as well as soil and site considerations, companion plants and understory management. Plenty of time for Q&A. 7-8:30 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St. Room 2, Marshfield, jaquithpubliclibrary@gmail.com, 802-426-3581.

Community Meditation Group. No previous experience in meditation is necessary. Various meditation techniques and approaches are explained and practiced. 6-7 p.m. First Presbyteriain Church. 19 Seminary Street, Barre, fpcbarrepastor@gmail.com, 802-476-3966.

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

Thursday

14

March

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Friday

15

March

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Saturday

16

March

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Contra Dance. 3/16 Montpelier Contra Dance with Pete’s Posse and Alexandra Deis-Lauby calling. No experience or partner needed. All dances taught. Introductory session at 7:40 p.m. $10/$5/$15, 8-11 p.m. Capital City Grange Hall, 6612 Rt 12, Berlin, cdu.tim@gmail.com, 802-225-8921.

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

Sunday

17

March

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

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

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.

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

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