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9TH ANNUAL WOODSTOCK VERMONT FILM SERIES

The 9th Annual Woodstock Vermont Film Series at the Billings Farm & Museum will feature Morgan Neville’s acclaimed documentary, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” on Saturday, November 3, at 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. in HD projection and surround sound, with complimentary refreshments. Reservations are strongly recommended.

Neville paints a detailed and emotional portrait of Mister Fred Rogers by taking us beyond the zip-up cardigans and the land of make-believe, and into the heart of a creative genius who inspired generations of children with compassion and limitless imagination.

Ticket prices: $11 adults (16 & up); $6 children (under 16). BF&M members receive discounted prices. For a complete list of screenings and to purchase tickets: billingsfarm.org/filmfest or 802-457-5303.

METAL BOOKMARK STAMPING

On November 8, from 6 to 7 p.m., make your own personalized metal bookmarks from upcycled spoons at the Maclure Library, Arch St., Pittsford. The event is free, but please sign up by November 1.

BINGO AT THE GRANGE

Sunday, November 4. Doors open at 11 a.m., first game starts at 1 p.m. Food will be available. Maple Valley Grange #318, Dugway Rd., South Wallingford.

PITTSFORD HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW

November 17 from 9 a.m. — 2 p.m. at Lothrop School Gym, 3447 US Route 7, Pittsford. Chili Cook-Off to benefit Sara’s Stories at 11 a.m. Cash prizes, popcorn, raffles, coffee and donuts. Two floors of vendors.

ST. ALPHONSUS HOLIDAY FAIR AND BASKET RAFFLE

November 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Alphonsus Parish Hall, Route 7, Pittsford. Baked goods, book sale, silent auction.

NESHOBE SCHOOL PTO CRAFT FAIR

November 17 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Otter Valley High School, Route 7, Brandon. Jewelry, preserves, baked goods, art.

THE LAST CHAPTER: FREE MOVIE AND DISCUSSION EVENT

For those who are facing end-of-life decisions, there are choices available to them; choices like palliative care and hospice. These options have lower costs and offer a higher quality of life in the final days. Some even see their lives prolonged.

The powerful documentary, “The Last Chapter,” will be shown, on Wednesday, November 14, at 5:30 p.m., in the CVPS/Leahy Community Health Education Center at Rutland Regional Medical Center. This documentary chronicles how we can take part at the end of life planning process, have those difficult conversations, and take part in a journey that can lead to a better quality of life, and a more peaceful goodbye.

A light supper will be provided at the event. Please RSVP to Kim Flory-Lake at 802-747-1655. This special event is in recognition of Palliative and Hospice Month and co-sponsored by the Palliative Care Program, a department of Rutland Regional Medical Center, VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region, and Bayada Hospice.

UNION CHURCH OF PROCTOR’S 49TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR

The 49th Annual Holiday Bazaar of the Union Church of Proctor will be held on Saturday, November 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Union Church Parish House in the center of Proctor. Get a start on your holiday shopping with handcrafted gifts, Christmas ornaments and holiday items. You will also find jewelry & antiques, decorated furniture, white elephants, collectibles, baby essentials, Grandma’s Kitchen, baked goods etc, homemade soup and dessert luncheon and raffle. All proceeds from the bazaar support the Union Church of Proctor and its work in the community.

DEEP SEIZE LIVE AT THE CHAFFEE

This Folky Bluegrass group will be performing at The Chaffee Arts Center, on Route 7 in Rutland, on Thursday, November 1.

Deep Seize has created a folk/rock/eclectic sound that is all their own. Come enjoy them playing a mix of songs you have heard, and songs you may not have heard… but want to hear again. This show is produced by New Edge Productions and hosted by The Chaffee Arts Center.

Tickets for Deep Seize at Chaffee Arts Center are $7 at the door and the show starts at 7 p.m. For more information about this and other shows, visit www.chaffeeartcenter.org.

RUTLAND ROCKS CURLING CLUB OPEN HOUSE

You saw it on the Winter Olympics, now it is your chance to come try the sport that swept the nation.

RRCC will be hosting an open house at Giorgetti Arena on Sunday, November 4, from 4 — 5:30 p.m. You will have the chance to talk with club members about strategy, safety, and the history of curling before getting on the ice and throwing a stone and two. Wear comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing and clean, rubber-soled shoes. This event is free.

For more information, please call RRCC at 802-294-CURL or email rutlandrockscurlingclub@gmail.com. While you have your phone out, check out the website: www.rutlandrocks.com and find links to the calendar, Facebook and Instagram. See you on the ice.

RUTLAND ROCKS CURLING CLUB LEARN TO CURL

Rutland Rocks Curling Club is hosting two Learn to Curl clinics: one on Wednesday, November 7 at 7 p.m. and one on Sunday, November 11 at 3 p.m., both at Giorgetti Arena.

Beginning off the ice, you will learn the basic rules, etiquette and strategy of curling along with techniques for delivering and sweeping the stone. You’ll then get to practice your new skills on the ice and even play an end or two.

This event is $20. Card, cash or check accepted at the event. Please RSVP by calling RRCC at 802-294-CURL or emailing rutlandrockscurlingclub@gmail.com. While you have your phone out, check out the website: www.rutlandrocks.com and find links to the calendar, Facebook and Instagram. See you on the ice.

CSJ TO HOST VERMONT COLLEGE FAIR

November 6, admissions representatives from 10 Vermont colleges and universities will be on hand at the College of St. Joseph in Rutland for a Vermont College Fair. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in CSJ’s Athletic Center.

Organized by CSJ’s Office of Admissions, the event gives students and their families a unique opportunity to meet with admissions staff from multiple Vermont schools in one location, and ask questions about admission requirements, housing, financial aid, scholarships, athletics, and specific majors. High school students and their families, current college students, and other prospective students from the region are encouraged to attend.

Participating colleges and universities include Bennington College, College of St. Joseph, Green Mountain College, Marlboro College, Northern Vermont University – Johnson, Norwich University, Saint Michael’s College, Southern Vermont College, Sterling College and Vermont Technical College.

For more information, contact CSJ’s Office of Admissions at 802-776-5205, or visit csj.edu/collegefair.

VART PRESENTS “MARJORIE PRIME”

Vermont Actors Repertory Theater will perform this contemporary drama on November 1-4 and November 8-10 at its new home in Tuttle Hall Theater. Set in a near future, “Marjorie Prime” explores aging, memory and technology. Performance dates at Tuttle Hall Theater, College of St. Joseph, 71 Clement Road, Rutland, are November 1-3 and November 8-10 at 7:30 p.m. and November 4 at 2 p.m. Tickets may be purchased from 802TIX.com or via the direct link https://802tix.com/organizations/vermont-actors-repertory-theatre, in person at the Rutland Herald at 77 Grove Street, or at the door.

RAISE THE ROOF: FLANNEL FORMAL

The Housing Trust of Rutland County (HTRC) will raise the roof at the Flannel Formal, a fun, flannel-filled event hosted at Southside Steakhouse on Friday, November 9 at 6 p.m. This casual, light-hearted fundraising event will feature a karaoke contest with cash prizes, a mac n’ cheese bar, sliders, and a down-home pie bar, as well as DJ Greg providing music for guests who want to dance and raise the roof for the HTRC. Tickets are $50 per person and available at Eventbrite http://bit.ly/RAISETHEROOF.

Proceeds raised at the event will help provide affordable housing to people in need in Rutland County. For more information about the event, please call Emily Delong at 802-775-3139 ext. 218 or visit http://bit.ly/RAISETHEROOF

SARA’S STORIES CHILI COOK OFF

The competition will take place on Saturday, November 17 at Pittsford’s Holiday Craft Show (Holiday Craft Show is from 9 a.m. -2 p.m.) in the Lothrop Elementary School cafeteria, Route 7 in Pittsford.

Registration begins at 11 a.m., with tasting/voting from 11:30 — 1 p.m., and winners will be announced at 1:30. The cost is $5 to enter your chili.

Please bring a crockpot with your chili already made and a serving spoon. Having your name on the back of your crock pot would also be helpful if you are just dropping off your chili. Sign up at maclurelibrary.org

Sara’s Stories is a book program that promotes early literacy for children ages 0-5 and is in memory of Sara Gallipo, a beloved community member who passed away a few years ago. Our goal is to give away a newly published hardcover book each month.

Please contact Kayla Desabrais at kayla.gallipo@gmail.com or Meghan Fox at vtfoxfamily14@gmail.com if you have any questions.

“HOW DID I GET HERE?”

In this class, you will begin to discover your patterns and beliefs and where they came from. You will also learn how to tell your story or personal narrative, and learn ways to rethink and retell your story in new ways to create a happier life. No writing skill is required. This is a class of self-discovery and will be held Thursday, November 8 from 6 — 7:30 p.m. in the CVPS/Leahy Community Education Center at Rutland Regional Medical Center, and taught by Certified Life Coach, Bonnie Olson,

The cost for this course is $10. There are 25 openings available, so space is limited. Preregistration is required by calling 802-772-2400 or registering online@ https://www.rrmc.org/classes-events/.

HOW TO ASSESS HEART DISEASE

There are a variety of diagnostic tests for heart issues. Ease your mind and understand what your physician is looking for by learning more about current diagnostic methods. On Thursday, November 15, from 5:30 — 7 p.m., at the Franklin Conference Center, 1 Scale Ave., Rutland, the Rutland Heart Center’s cardiologists, Dr. Michael Robertello, Dr. Bartholomew Bonazinga, Dr. Stanley Shapiro and Dr. Adam Coleman, will be presenting an informative talk, “How to Assess Heart Disease.”

They will be discussing the most-current diagnostic methods used to detect common and complex heart conditions, like echocardiogram, electrocardiogram and stress tests. The event will use a question-and-answer format, so participants are encouraged to ask questions.

Light refreshments will be served. Advance registration is requested for this free event. For more information and to register, call 802-772-2400.

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