Saturday

13

April

Keeping Bees. A discussion on bees and beekeeping with Sheri Englert, owner of Vermont Beekeeping Supply. Will focus on the history of beekeeping and how we can keep them flourishing. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street, Montpelier, wenalger@gmail.com.

Pruning, Grafting and Planting. With Nicko Rubin; an opportunity for the novice home orchardist to gain exposure to basic topics, as well as for the more experienced orchardist to pick Nicko’s brain and exchange knowledge. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Randolph Community Orchard, 1830 VT Route 66, Randolph, jessica.taffet@gmail.com, 802-431-8550.

Pin-up: Returning Student Graphic Design Work on Display. VCFA MFA in Graphic Design students display their work in the VCFA Alumni Hall. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Vermont College of Fine Arts, Alumni Hall Gallery, 36 College Street, Montpelier, 866-934-8232.

Hidden and Other Disabilities. A discussion led by Ericka Reil of VCIL. An opportunity to learn about all disabilities and what accommodations are helpful to make life more fulfilling for those with disabilities. 1-2:30 p.m. Unitarian Church of Montpelier, 130 Main Street, Montpelier, maryalicebisbee@gmail.com, 802-223-8140.

Public informational meeting and rally. Citizens Against Nuclear Bombers in Vermont (CANBVT). F-35 Nuclear bombers are scheduled to be based in Vermont. Get informed and become a citizen co-sponsor of the Nuclear Bomber Free Vermont Resolution. Free Ben & Jerry’s will be served. 2 p.m. Zenbarn, 179 Guptil Road, Waterbury Center, canbvt@gmail.com.

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.

Spaghetti Supper. Limited seating. Take outs available.Call for reservations. $10, $5 under 10, 5:30 p.m. First Congregational Church of Berlin, 1808 Scott Hill Road, Berlin, Elemay4@aol.com, 802-229-4042.

Shakespeare’s Ghost. A touching and light-hearted romp through the life of the world’s most famous playwright that makes Shakespeare accessible and entertaining for all. Tickets $15, Seniors 20% off, Students $10, 7-9 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Live music. Fifth Business shares pub songs, fiddle tunes, and musical musings on the vagaries of life. $10, 7-10 p.m. North Common Arts, 3 North Common, Chelsea, info@northcommonarts.com, 802-625-2016.

Vermont Fiddle Orchestra Spring Concert. with Director David Kaynor. Special guest soloists will be the Pressley Girls from Brasstown, N.C. by donation, 7-9 p.m. Barre Opera House, Main Street, Barre, Pansygirl113@aol.com, 802-229-4191.

Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas. The musical partnership between consummate performer Alasdair Fraser and Californian cellist Natalie Haas spans the full spectrum between intimate chamber music and ecstatic dance energy. $20 in advance, 7:30-9 p.m. The Old Meeting House, 1620 Center Road, East Montpelier, sevenshea@gmail.com, 802-249-0404.

Sunday

14

April

PoemCity — Poetry Crostic Workshop. Participate in a poetry crostic construction led by Rick Winston. A crostic is a type of word puzzle, related somewhat to crossword puzzles, that typically consists of two parts. 1:30-3 p.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

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

15

April

PoemCity — Voice and Vision. Poetry & Art with Linda Hogan. A workshop for kids to explore the magical worlds of haiku, origami, and collage. Supplies will be provided. Children ages 8-12. 9-11 a.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

Exhibit Opens. “The War of Ideas: Propaganda Posters from the Vermont Historical Society Collections” Showcasing items from the Vermont Historical Society collections spanning the Civil War to World War II, April 15-October 25. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Vermont History Center, 60 Washington St, Barre, info@vermonthistory.org, 802-479-8500.

Seniors in Motion. Focuses on strength training, flexibility and overall wellness. Strength training builds muscle and increases your metabolism long term, helping to protect against diabetes, heart disease and other illnesses. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Pitch. A fun-filled time of card playing and comradery, every Monday. 1-3 p.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Tuesday

16

April

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. (formerly Bone Builders), the exercises of have been extensively researched and reviewed in order to ensure effectiveness and the safety and well-being of participants. 8:30-9:45 a.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

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

Bike Orange with GMC. Moderate. 20 +/- miles. Lunch at Positive Pie. Return via Brook Rd. and Reservoir Rd. Leave at 10 a.m. from the Orange Recreation Area just up Reservoir Rd. from Rte. 302. Contact: George Plumb, 883-2313 or plumb.george@gmail.com.

Family Fun. Storytime in the Gallery. Bring your young children, sit on the floor on a blanket and enjoy a story that relates to the “Deep Blue” exhibit; artwork about the sea. Sketching materials provided. 11 a.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N Main Street, Barre, info@studioplacearts.com, 802-479-7069.

Young at Heart Singers. This group has a great time and performs locally at different venues as well as at BASC. 1-2 p.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

The Power of Nature. A presentation designed to help better understand natural assets in their community and how to protect and restore them. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

”Healing the Divide: Poems of Kindness and Connection”. A reading with James Crews, Mary Elder-Jacobsen, Megan Buchanan, Alison Prine, Patricia Fontaine, Laura Foley, and Carol Cone. 7-8 p.m. Bear Pond Books, 77 Main St. Montpelier, samantha@bearpondbooks.com, 802-229-0774.

PoemCity Montpelier 2019. PoemCity Montpelier is a month-long celebration of National Poetry Month, taking place each April in Vermont’s capital city, featuring a downtown text display and a full schedule of programming that includes readings, workshops, lectures and other presentations featuring Vermont poets. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main Street, Montpelier, info@kellogghubbard.org, 802-223-3338.

Wednesday

17

April

Seniors in Motion. Focuses on strength training, flexibility and overall wellness. Strength training builds muscle and increases your metabolism long term, helping to protect against diabetes, heart disease and other illnesses. 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.

Chair Yoga. Focus will be on balance, breath, posture, flexibility and meditation. No prior experience needed. Every Wednesday — Sign up if planning to attend. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute: Film: Trumbo. The documentary features Dalton Trumbo, the highest paid screenwriter in Hollywood before losing his job in 1947. Following the film, author and historian Rick Winston will lead a discussion. Free to OLLI members; $5 suggested donation for all otners, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Savoy Theater, 26 Main St. Montpelier, gracewgreene@comcast.net, 802-479-2602.

Appreciative Living Workshop. Introduces participants to the science of Positive Psychology and Appreciative Inquiry (AI). In this session you learn simple practices to become more positive, resilient and joyful. 1-2 p.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Square Dancing. No partner needed. Square dancing is not only a good way to foster new friendships but is also good exercise for your mind and body. by donation, 1-3 p.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Line Dancing. Please Register. Every Wednesday. Line Dancing with Cheryl –Every Wednesday at 3:30 Come and join us as Cheryl brings back this very fun & popular class! $5 Please Register. by donation, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Meet Rural Vermont. Rural Vermont’s Communications Coordinator, Ben Hewitt and Policy Intern Caroline Gordon provide an opportunity to meet your local small farm advocacy organization and to learn about the work they do. 5-6:30 p.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

Mid-Week Movie. “Ralph Breaks the Internet”. Rated PG. 1 hour and 52 minutes. $5 suggested donation, 6-8 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Thursday

18

April

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. (formerly Bone Builders), the exercises of have been extensively researched and reviewed in order to ensure effectiveness and the safety and well-being of participants. 8:30-9:45 a.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Mah Jong Lessons. Learn how to play this fun and engaging game, every Thursday. 10:15-11:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Cribbage. Join the fun every Thursday. Cribbage — Thursday 10:30 — We need Cribbage players! Come join the fun every Thursday! Bring a friend, the more the merrier!. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Third Thursday. The Tool and the Tool-Maker: What stories do our tools tell about craft, culture and community? The stories of Vermont Quaker wheelwright Samuel Morison with Nora Rubinstein. 12-1 p.m. Vermont History Museum, 109 State Street, Montpelier, info@vermonthistory.org, 802-479-8500.

Falls Prevention Tai Chi III. Every Thursday. Additional movements — Taking your practice home: Pre-requisite: Levels I & II. Session ends April 25 — Please register. 3-3:40 p.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

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

Vermont’s Farming Heritage and the Next Generation of Farmers. Learn about the program’s successes, including farms that sell to Hunger Mountain Co-op. 5:15-6:30 p.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

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.

Friday

19

April

Seniors in Motion. Focuses on strength training, flexibility and overall wellness. Strength training builds muscle and increases your metabolism long term, helping to protect against diabetes, heart disease and other illnesses. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Writers Block. Share your essay, short stories, one-act plays, poems or any other form worthy of note. Your work, along with others will be critiqued in a positive mode with a supportive audience. Register. Every Friday. 10-11:15 a.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

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

Yoga. Appropriate for all levels with modifications offered for beginner & advanced yogis. Mats provided or bring your own. Every Friday. Please register. $30 per 6 week session, 4-5 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Samara Piano Quartet. Featuring Mozart, Turina, and Brahms and a pre-concert talk, “Chamber Music Inside Out: The Creative Process Involved in Performing Someone Else’s Work.” Tickets $15, Seniors 20% off, Students $10, 7-9 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Kick Off Cabaret. A benefit concert celebrating the start of Lost Nation Theater’s 2019 season, featuring: Mark Le Grand, Rick & the Ramblers with Taryn Noelle, and Dana & Susan Robinson. $20 in advance / $25 day of concert, 7:30 p.m. Lost Nation Theater, Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802 229-0492.

Saturday

20

April

Fun with Forms Poetry Workshop. Teacher: VCFA MFA candidate Rebecca Jamieson Vermont College of Fine Arts, “Vault” room, (in College Hall, across from Cafe Anna) Ages 15 and up. Class size limited to 12 students. Bring paper and a pen. sliding scale, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Vermont College of Fine Arts, 36 College Street, Montpelier, 866-934-8232.

Planting History: Abenaki Planting School. A two-hour workshop on Historic Abenaki crops and planting techniques, complete with tips on choosing ancient regional crop varieties, as well as a examination of brush clearing and designing indigenous-style gardens and fields. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Vermont History Museum, 109 State Street, Montpelier, info@vermonthistory.org, 802-479-8500.

Sunday

21

April

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

22

April

Seniors in Motion. Focuses on strength training, flexibility and overall wellness. Strength training builds muscle and increases your metabolism long term, helping to protect against diabetes, heart disease and other illnesses. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Pitch. A fun-filled time of card playing and comradery, every Monday. 1-3 p.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Off Grid Living vs Living On the Grid. Take an in-depth look at off-grid solar, battery back-up and traditional grid-tied solar. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

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

Tuesday

23

April

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. (formerly Bone Builders), the exercises of have been extensively researched and reviewed in order to ensure effectiveness and the safety and well-being of participants. 8:30-9:45 a.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

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

Bike Montpelier to Adamant with GMC. Easy. 15 +/- miles. Lunch at the Adamant Coop. Leave from Morse Farm at 10 a.m. Contact: George Plumb, 883-2313 or plumb.george@gmail.com.

Sculptural Crochet. This workshop will introduce sculptural crochet basics. 1-2 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Young at Heart Singers. This group has a great time and performs locally at different venues as well as at BASC. 1-2 p.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

PoemCity Montpelier 2019. PoemCity Montpelier is a month-long celebration of National Poetry Month, taking place each April in Vermont’s capital city, featuring a downtown text display and a full schedule of programming that includes readings, workshops, lectures and other presentations featuring Vermont poets. 12 a.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main Street, Montpelier, info@kellogghubbard.org, 802-223-3338.

Wednesday

24

April

Seniors in Motion. Focuses on strength training, flexibility and overall wellness. Strength training builds muscle and increases your metabolism long term, helping to protect against diabetes, heart disease and other illnesses. 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.

Chair Yoga. Focus will be on balance, breath, posture, flexibility and meditation. No prior experience needed. Every Wednesday — Sign up if planning to attend. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Square Dancing. No partner needed. Square dancing is not only a good way to foster new friendships but is also good exercise for your mind and body. by donation, 1-3 p.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Line Dancing. Please Register. Every Wednesday. Line Dancing w/Cheryl –Every Wednesday at 3:30 Come and join us as Cheryl brings back this very fun & popular class! $5 Please Register. by donation, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Gleaning and Our View of Food. Focus on gleaning in our area and will be followed by an open discussion of using/eating imperfect food, reducing wasted food, and knowing local farms better, among other topics. 6-7:30 p.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

Central VT Chess Club. Chess players of all ages and experience levels are invited to come play at the Central VT Chess Club. Free instruction provided for students. No membership fees. Please bring your own equipment. 6-9 p.m. The “hub” at the Berlin Mall, Berlin Mall Road, Berlin , robertnichols3@myfairpoint.net, 802-229-1207.

Life after Death. Open discussion which will explore questions about death, near death and out-of-body experiences. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Kellogg Hubbard Library, 135 Main Street, Montpelier, eck.vermont@gmail.com, 800-772-9390.

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

Thursday

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Turn of the Screw. A young governess journeys to a lonely English manor house to care for two recently orphaned children. She starts to see ghosts of former governesses haunting them. $10 to $30, 7:30-9:30 a.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. (formerly Bone Builders), the exercises of have been extensively researched and reviewed in order to ensure effectiveness and the safety and well-being of participants. 8:30-9:45 a.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Mah Jong Lessons. Learn how to play this fun and engaging game, every Thursday. 10:15-11:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Cribbage. Join the fun every Thursday. Cribbage — Thursday 10:30 — We need Cribbage players! Come join the fun every Thursday! Bring a friend, the more the merrier!. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Falls Prevention Tai Chi III. Every Thursday. Additional movements — Taking your practice home: Pre-requisite: Levels I & II. Session ends April 25 — Please register. 3-3:40 p.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

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

CVSU Middle School Music Festival. The 5-8th grade musicians from Williamstown, Northfield, and Orange will be coming together for an all day music festival, culminating in a demonstration of learning at an evening concert. 6-7:15 p.m. Northfield Middle High School, 37 Cross St #2, Northfield, mmaroney@cvsu.org, 802-433-3510.

Friday

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Turn of the Screw. A young governess journeys to a lonely English manor house to care for two recently orphaned children. She starts to see ghosts of former governesses haunting them. $10 to $30, 7:30-9:30 a.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Seniors in Motion. Focuses on strength training, flexibility and overall wellness. Strength training builds muscle and increases your metabolism long term, helping to protect against diabetes, heart disease and other illnesses. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Writers Block. Share your essay, short stories, one-act plays, poems or any other form worthy of note. Your work, along with others will be critiqued in a positive mode with a supportive audience. Register. Every Friday. 10-11:15 a.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

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

Family Friendly Film Screening. Families and guests of all ages are invited to join us at MSAC for a series of films that encourages us all to believe in ourselves and help create magic in our worlds. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Montpelier Senior Center, 58 Barre Street, Montpelier, rjohnston@montpelier-vt.org, 802-225-8694.

Yoga. Appropriate for all levels with modifications offered for beginner & advanced yogis. Mats provided or bring your own. Every Friday. Please register. $30 per 6 week session, 4-5 p.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Saturday

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Walk Sodom Pond with GMC. Adamant. Easy. 5 miles. Contact Mary Smith, 505-0603 or Mary Garcia, 622-0585 for meeting time and place. 12 a.m.

Turn of the Screw. A young governess journeys to a lonely English manor house to care for two recently orphaned children. She starts to see ghosts of former governesses haunting them. $10 to $30, 7:30-9:30 a.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

Compost Basics. Easy ways to get started composting and do it successfully, and will review other ways to keep your food scraps out of the trash. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

Recycle Right, from Blue Bin to Beyond. Learn the overview of Vermont’s recycling laws, what goes in/what stays out of your recycling bin, and what “additional” recycling is and how to do it right and how to avoid “wish cycling.”. 1-2 p.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

Karaoke Time. Hosted by Emile & Chery. Karaoke, music and dancing to all your favorite tunes. by donation, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Studio Sessions: Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage. Distilling of musical influences from both sides of the Atlantic. Tickets $20, Seniors $16, Students $10, 7-9 p.m. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro, boxoffice@highlandartsvt.org, 802-533-2000.

Sunday

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Turn of the Screw. A young governess journeys to a lonely English manor house to care for two recently orphaned children. She starts to see ghosts of former governesses haunting them. $10 to $30, 7:30-9:30 a.m. Lost Nation Theater Montpelier City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, info@lostnationtheater.org, 802-229-0492.

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

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

Monday

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Barre Town Kindergarten Screenings. For the 2019-2020 school year. Will your child be 5 years on or before September 1, and is not currently enrolled in our PreK program? If you answered yes, call to schedule an appointment and request a registration packet no later than April 23. 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Barre Town Middle Elementary School, 70 Websterville Road, Barre, bpearbte@u61.net, 802-476-6617 xt. 6306.

Seniors in Motion. Focuses on strength training, flexibility and overall wellness. Strength training builds muscle and increases your metabolism long term, helping to protect against diabetes, heart disease and other illnesses. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Barre Area Senior Center, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Pitch. A fun-filled time of card playing and comradery, every Monday. 1-3 p.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Tuesday

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Birding. An easy walk from the Co-op along Stone Cutters Way, discovering the birds that are attracted to the Winooski River and riverside habitats. 8-9:30 a.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. (formerly Bone Builders), the exercises of have been extensively researched and reviewed in order to ensure effectiveness and the safety and well-being of participants. 8:30-9:45 a.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Disease Workshop. This program helps people with chronic conditions manage and improve their own health. Living A Healthy Life With Chronic Diseases Workshop — Deb Boyce, SASH Coordinator and David Hartnett, will be offering a 6-week workshop at BASC Every Tuesday beginning April 16 and through May from 9:30-12:00. (Snacks will be available.) Also, you may stay for the fabulous BASC lunch, provided you contact them in advance. Please mark April 16, 23, May 7, May 14, 21, 28 as the days in which we plan to meet. This program helps people with chronic conditions manage and improve their own health. We focus on problems that arise when dealing with any chronic condition, such as: Pain management, Nutrition, Exercise, Medication use, Emotions & Communicating with doctors This evidence-based program (developed by Stanford University) teaches individuals with chronic conditions to take charge of their own care and improve their quality of life. A few of the approaches that they will learn about in the workshop include: Sleep strategies, Fatigue regulation, Healthy eating tips & Medication management Participants will receive a book in Week 2 with the same title as the workshop. PLEASE REGISTER. 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

Bike East Montpelier with GMC. Easy. 20 +/- miles. Leave from the parking area at #10 Pond in Calais at 10:00 A.M. Bring a lunch as there is no place to buy lunch. Contact: George Plumb at 883-2313 or plumb.george@gmail.com. 10 a.m.

Young at Heart Singers. This group has a great time and performs locally at different venues as well as at BASC. 1-2 p.m. Barre Area Senior, 131 South Main Street #4, Barre, bascdirector@yahoo.com, 802-479-9512.

A Growing Threat: Invasive Plants and What You Can Do. Learn about invasive plants in Vermont, the harm they do, and their impact on our recreation and natural resource economy. 5:15-6:30 p.m. Hunger Mountain Co-op, 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, info@hungermountain.coop, 802-262-3202.

PoemCity Montpelier 2019. PoemCity Montpelier is a month-long celebration of National Poetry Month, taking place each April in Vermont’s capital city, featuring a downtown text display and a full schedule of programming that includes readings, workshops, lectures and other presentations featuring Vermont poets. 12 a.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main Street, Montpelier, info@kellogghubbard.org, 802-223-3338.

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