Thursday

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December

Pottery for People in Recovery. Get your hands dirty and be creative. Fun for all ages. 12-1 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St., Rutland, 773-6010.

Tai Chi. “Yang 24,” with certified instructor, Larry Walter. . 2 p.m. Rutland Recreaction Center, N. St. Ext., Rutland, lwalter@sover.net, 775-3855.

Yoga Dance. Guided movement exploration and yoga asanas. Dance through the chakras. No prior dance or yoga necessary. drop-ins welcome. First class is just $5, 6:30-7:45 p.m. Studio Serpentine at Cobra , 56 Howe Street, Building H, Rutland, sajyoga@gmail.com, 773-6419.

Live at the Chaffee Music Series. Local band, Miss Guided Angels will be performing. . $7, 7-9 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 775-0356.

Ukulele Club. Bring your own ukulele and a music stand 7 p.m. Beginners at 6:30 p.m. Castleton Community Center, 2108 Main St., Castleton, 345-9100.

Beginner’s Yoga. Learn to relax with easy Svaroopa yoga poses you can do at home. 5:30-7 p.m. Mountain Yoga, 135 Main St., Rutland, 775-5104.

Friday

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December

Reiki. Participants will be taught the basics of reiki, a Japanese energy healing practice, and will be offered a brief reiki session at each group. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St., Rutland, 773-6010.

Wood Burning. Learn everything you need to know to make wood burning creations. Supplies are provided. 1:30-3 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St., Rutland, 773-6010.

Salsa Dancing. The mansion provided a unique place to dance. 6-7:30 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 775-0356.

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

Kabbalat Shabbat Service. Musical service. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Rutland Jewish Center, 96 Grove St., Rutland, office@rutlandjewishcenter.org, 773-3455.

Family Clay Play: All Ages. Spend quality time making bowls, mugs, trays and more. Parent supervision is required. No need to preregister. $5 drop ins, or $20 five-visit punch card, 6 p.m. Rutland Rec at Courcelle Building, 16 North Street Extension, Rutland.

Play Group Rutland. Rutland County Parent-Child Center Playgroup each Friday. 9:30-11 a.m. Rutland Free Library, 10 Court St., Rutland, 773-1860.

December Book Sales. Most items $ .25 — $ 3. Friday, 10 a.m. — 4 p.m., Sat.,10 a.m. — 2 p.m. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Rutland Free Library, 10 Court St., Rutland, 773-1860.

Play Group Pawlet. Activities each week that focus on play, reading, crafts and socialization. for parents/caregivers and children birth through K. Arrive as early as 9:30 a.m. to network with other families. 10-11 a.m. Pawlet Public Library, 141 School St., Pawlet, pawletpubliclibrary@wordpress.com, 325-3123.

Saturday

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December

Còig: A Celtic Holiday Concert. Nova Scotia’s powerhouse Còig presents an evening of fiery Celtic holiday tunes from their 2015 album Carols. $20-$40, 8 p.m. Pentangle Arts: Woodstock Town Theatre, 31 On The Green, Woodstock.

Family Yoga and Winter Art Workshop. A winter adventure through movement & story. A winter-inspired craft. Guided by yoga instructor Cristy Murphy. Geared toward children 4-11 years old & their families. 10-11:30 a.m. Chittenden Public Library, 223 Chittenden Rd., Chittenden, chittendenpl@gmail.com, 773-3531.

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

The Longest Day Raffle. Benefit to Support Alzheimer’s Awareness. All proceeds go to the Vt. chapter of the Alzheimer’s Assoc. Drawing(s) will take place on December 16. Ticket purchasers need not be present. $1-$5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Rutland Area Flea Market, 200 West St, Rutland, lyriksbabies@gmail.com, 747-0658.

Santa visit. Santa is coming to Bailey Library in Clarendon. There will be candy canes from Santa and books to take home to read. Opportunity for pictures with Santa. . 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bailey Memorial Library, 111 Moulton Ave., North Clarendon, dchart6010@aol.com, 353-0962.

Marble Mansion Tour. The Fair Haven Historical Society welcomes everyone for a self-guided tour to be followed by refreshments. Mugs and a new book “Fair Haven Memories” available for purchase. Donation accepted. 12-3 p.m. Marble Mansion Inn, West Park Place, Fair Haven, fhgstechie@yahoo.com, 265-7913.

7th Annual Cobra Gymnastics Meet. This year Cobra gymnasts are celebrating The Year of the Pig. Two sessions, awards, raffle and bake sale. $5, 3-9 p.m. Cobra Gymnastics & Dance Center, 56 Howe St. Bld. H #10, Rutland, cobravt@me.com, 772-7011.

Raising the Light Hanukkah Party. Bring your menorahs! Latkes and salads will be served. 5-8 p.m. Rutland Jewish Center, 96 Grove Street, Rutland, office@rutlandjewishcenter.org, 773-3455.

Karaoke 101 with Tenacious T. This night has been running since before the Hide-A-Way moved to this location. Whether you can sing or not, you can at Karaoke 101.. 9:30 p.m. Hide-A-Way, 42 Center St., Rutland, ziggyjagger@gmail.com.

December Book Sales. Most items $ .25 — $ 3. Friday, 10 a.m. — 4 p.m., Sat.,10 a.m. — 2 p.m. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Rutland Free Library, 10 Court St., Rutland, 773-1860.

Sunday

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December

The Longest Day Raffle. Benefit to Support Alzheimer’s Awareness. All proceeds go to the Vt. chapter of the Alzheimer’s Assoc. Drawing(s) will take place on December 16. Ticket purchasers need not be present. $1-$5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Rutland Area Flea Market, 200 West St, Rutland, lyriksbabies@gmail.com, 747-0658.

38th Annual Annual Carol Concert. Brandon Festival Singers, under the direction of Gene Childers and accompanied by Jean Childers, featuring a wide variety of traditional, contemporary and original music for the season. Free will offering, 3-5 p.m. Brandon Congregational Church , 1 Carver Street , Brandon, mary_cliver@yahoo.com, 247-0180.

Adult Learn-to-Play Hockey. a series of COED instructional sessions led by members of the Rutland Cutting Edges women’s ice hockey team. Email rutlandcuttingedges@gmail.com prior to your first session. $10 per session, 6-7 p.m. Spartan Arena, Diamond Run Mall, Rutland Town, rutlandcuttingedges@gmail.com.

Monday

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December

Yoga. A relaxing hour of yoga in a safe, sober environment. Everyone is welcome.. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St., Rutland, 773-6010.

Zumba. Mondays and Wednesdays. A total workout combining all elements of fitness. Per class or punch card. 5:30-6:15 p.m. Academy at Rising Sun, 77 Furnace Rd., Pittsford, 353- 2259.

Make a Horseshoe Wreath. Learn the basics of MIG welding and make a nifty horseshoe wreath. This basic welding session is open to members and non-members, and no welding experience is necessary. Safety equipment provided. Cost of materials: $30 (Bring cash). $75 members; $100 non-members, 6-8 p.m. the MINT — Rutland’s Makerspace, 112 Quality Lane, Rutland, jeffdbeats@gmail.com, 342-9421.

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

Open Mic Night. Share your music, play what you love, learn to play guitar and hang out and listen to your musician friends. All in a safe, sober environment. . 7-9 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St., Rutland, 773-6010.

Brick Box Live featuring Pepper and Sassafras. A music showcase, video recorded in front of a live studio audience, featuring regional folk, blues, jazz, and rock to share songs and conversation in this intimate venue. This month’s featured act is Pepper and Sassafras, from Syracuse, NY. $10, 7:30-9 p.m. The Brick Box at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center Street, Rutland, phil@windrant.com, 779-4769.

Tobacco Cessation Class. Drop in and receive free nicotine replacement therapy and other resources and supports. 5 p.m. CVPS/ Leahy Comunity Education, Rutland Regional Medical Center, 160 Allen St., Rutland, 747-3768.

Yoga: all levels. Vinyasa Flow Yoga class with Stefanie DeSimone. Chaffee Art Center, $5, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 S. Main St., Rutland, chaffeeartcenter.org, 775-0356.

Tuesday

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December

Pottery for People in Recovery. Get your hands dirty and be creative. Fun for all ages.. 3:15-4:15 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St., Rutland, 773-6010.

Photo painting. Send us a favorite photo, and join us to learn technique to paint it in oils. The photo can be painted as it is or be changed; a sunset can become a sunrise, brown grass can be painted green. $20, 6-8 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 775-0356.

Tool Training Tuesday. Learn rapid prototyping, metal shop, CNC’s, wood shop tools and more every Tuesday. Tool training Tuesdays will rotate between all of our shops. 6-8 p.m. the MINT — Rutland’s Makerspace, 112 Quality Lane, Rutland, jeffdbeats@gmail.com, 342-9421.

Tobacco Cessation Class. Drop in and receive free nicotine replacement therapy and other resources and supports. 11 a.m. CVPS/ Leahy Comunity Education, Rutland Regional Medical Center, 160 Allen St., Rutland, 747-3768.

Free Tours Tuesday. Weekly open house every Tuesday. 4:30 p.m. The MINT, 112 Quality Lane, Rutland, 772-7087.

Rutland City School Board Meeting. Regularly scheduled mtng. of the Rutland City Public Schools Board of Commissioners. 6:30 p.m. Longfellow Administrative Building, 6 Church St., Rutland, 786-1998.

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 St. (Use West St. entrance), Rutland, 775-4301.

Wednesday

12

December

Wallingford Holiday Concert. Bells of Joy directed by Karen James will present traditional Christmas music as well as selections inspired by the Lessons and Carols Service from Kings College, Cambridge in England arranged specially for this unique instrument comprised of 5 octaves of bronze handbells and 5 octaves of lovely handchimes. Suggested Donation of $10 to $15 per person, 7-8:30 p.m. Wallingford Town Hall, 75 School Street, Wallingford, townadmin@wallingfordvt.com, 446-2872.

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

SVA Script Writer’s Workshop. Ongoing, weekly workshop for college-aged on up individuals who wish to hone their skills in writing for stage and screenplays. Novices through advanced writers are welcome. one-time registration fee: $10, plus $5 per class., 1 p.m. Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill, 145 E. Main St., Poultney, karenklami@gmail.com.

Ukulele Lessons. every Wednesday. $20, 5-6 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main St., Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 775-0356.

Kids Karate. Ages 5- 16, adaptive classes available for students on the spectrum. Develop self-discipline, self-control and build self-esteem. Try a free class. 5 p.m. Academy at Rising Sun, 77 Furnace Rd., Pittsford, 353- 2259.

Zumba. Mondays and Wednesdays. A total workout combining all elements of fitness. Per class or punch card. 5:30-6:15 p.m. Academy at Rising Sun, 77 Furnace Rd., Pittsford, 353- 2259.

Tree of Remembrance Lighting. The Castleton Woman’s Club and the Castleton Free Library host the lighting of the Tree of Remembrance followed by music from the Castleton Village School band, stories, and a time of refreshments. 6-8 p.m. Castleton Free Library, 638 Main Street, Castleton, 468-5574.

Mandala Stone Painting. Mandalas are said to transmit positive energies to the environment and the people who view them. Create two beautiful stones and become entranced with relaxation in the process. $25, 6-8 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main St., Rutland, 775-0356.

Yoga with Paula Liguori. Weekly Kripalu Yoga open to beginners to advanced practitioners. 6:15 p.m. Academy at Rising Sun, 77 Furnace Rd, Pittsford, 353-2259.

College Night with DJ Mega. Spinning the latest and greatest in music. Top 40, Pop, Hip-hop, Old-School and more. 21+ ID is a must. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Hide-A-Way Tavern, 42 Center St., Rutland.

Serenity Gentle Yoga. For beginners as well as practiced yogis looking for greater flexibility and a deeper sense of inner peace. See website for prices & pkgs. See website for prices & pkgs., 10 a.m. Sol Luna Farm, 329 Old Farm Rd., Shrewsbury, 592-9393.

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 a.m. Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland, 772-7801.

Tai Chi/ Balance Class. Class for those concerned about falling. $5, 11 a.m. Vermont Sports Medicine Ctr., 5 Albert Cree Dr., Rutland, 775-1300.

Parkinsons Fitness Class. Fitness classes for patients with Parkinson’s disease. Wednesdays noon. $5, 12 p.m. Club Fitness, Diamond Run Mall, Rutland, 775-1300.

Figure Drawing at the Chaffee. Live Model. No instructor. Timed poses. Easels provided. Bring own drawing supplies. Note: holidays can cause classes to be adjusted. Holiday schedule 12/12, 1/ 9, 1/23. Every other Wednesday. 15.00, 6-8 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 775-0356.

Thursday

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December

Calendar

Pottery for People in Recovery. Get your hands dirty and be creative. Fun for all ages. 12-1 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St., Rutland, 773-6010.

Tai Chi. “Yang 24,” with certified instructor, Larry Walter. . 2 p.m. Rutland Recreaction Center, N. Street Ext., Rutland, lwalter@sover.net, 775-3855.

Sip-N-Dip Class. Perfect for a night out: date night, individuals or a group of friends, family and co-workers. Artist instructor will walk you through the painting process. Leave with a completed canvas. Artist and images will be posted on Chaffee website. $30, 6 p.m.-8 a.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 775-0356.

International Folk Dancing. Israeli and European dances will be taught. Partners and experience not necessary. Wear comfortable clothes with sturdy, non-slip shoes. . 6:30-8 p.m. Rutland Jewish Center, 96 Grove Street, Rutland, office@rutlandjewishcenter.org, 773-3455.

Ukulele Club. Bring your own ukulele and a music stand. Beginners at 6:30 p.m. 7 p.m. Castleton Community Center, 2108 Main St., Catleton, 345-9100.

Classes Workshops Continuing Education

Beginner’s Yoga. Learn to relax with easy Svaroopa yoga poses you can do at home. 5:30-7 p.m. Mountain Yoga, 135 Main St., Rutland, 775-5104.

Friday

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December

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Reiki. Participants will be taught the basics of reiki, a Japanese energy healing practice, and will be offered a brief reiki session at each group. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St., Rutland, 773-6010.

Wood Burning. Learn everything you need to know to make these wood burning creations. All supplies needed are provided. 1:30-3 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St., Rutland, 773-6010.

Salsa Dancing. The mansion provided a unique place to dance. . 6-7:30 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 775-0356.

Classes Workshops Continuing Education

Family Clay Play: All Ages. Spend quality time making bowls, mugs, trays and more. Parent supervision is required. No need to preregister. $5 drop ins, or $20 five visit punch card, 6 p.m. Rutland Rec at Courcelle Building, 16 North Street Extension, Rutland.

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Play Group Rutland. Rutland County Parent-Child Center Playgroup each Friday. 9:30-11 a.m. Rutland Free Library, 10 Court St., Rutland, 773-1860.

Play Group Pawlet. Activities each week that focus on play, reading, crafts and socialization. for parents/caregivers and children birth through K. Arrive as early as 9:30 a.m. to network with other families. 10-11 a.m. Pawlet Public Library, 141 School St., Pawlet, pawletpubliclibrary@wordpress.com, 325-3123.

The Holidays are Alive. with Elisabeth von Trapp in concert and dinner, Concert tickets $25 (students/seniors $20) available in advance and the night of the concert. Concert and dinner $60 (students/seniors $50) advanced ticket purchase only. Tickets available at Trinity Church during office hours Mon-Fri 9am-noon, Diamonds & More (check only) and Phoenix Books (cash or check). $60/$50 dinner and concert; $25/$20 concert only, 7-10 p.m. Trinity Episcopal Church, 85 West Street, Rutland, office@trinitychurchrutland.org, 8027754368.

Saturday

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December

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Shabbat Morning Service. Musical Shabbat Service, morning prayers and Torah reading.. 9:30-11:40 a.m. Rutland Jewish Center, 96 Grove Street, Rutland, office@rutlandjewishcenter.org, 773-3455.

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

The Longest Day Raffle. Benefit to Support Alzheimer’s Awareness. All proceeds go tothe Vt. Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Assoc. Drawing(s) will take place on December 16th. Ticket purchasers need not be present. $1-$5.00, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Rutland Area Flea Market, 200 West St, Rutland, lyriksbabies@gmail.com, 747-0658.

Karaoke 101 with Tenacious T. This night has been running since before the Hide-A-Way moved to this location. Whether you can sing or not, you can at Karaoke 101.. 9:30 p.m. Hide-A-Way, 42 Center St., Rutland, ziggyjagger@gmail.com.

Classes Workshops Continuing Education

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

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