Happenings Calendar

Calendar / Jul. 22, 2010 1:28pm EDT

Happenings Calendar

Thursday, July 22-Sunday, Aug. 1

Calendar submissions should arrive at least one week in advance of the intended publication date. Mail entries to The Herald of Randolph, P.O. Box 309, Randolph, VT, 05060; or fax them to 728-9275 or to news@ourherald.com.

Thursday, July 22

•Contra Dance. Music by The Turning Stile and calling by Larry Hamberlin and Peter Johnson, all dances taught, no partner necessary, 7-10 p.m., Pierce Hall, Main Street, Rochester. Info: Aaron at 617-721-6743.

•"Japanese Night" for Teens. Food, films, and games, 5-8 p.m., Rochester Public Library, Route 100. Info: 767-3927.

•South Royalton Town Band. 7:30 p.m., Royalton Village, on the lawn, First Congregational Church, Route 14. Church bake sale starts at 7 p.m. Rain site: inside the church. Info: 763-7812.

Friday, July 23

•SLAMBoston. Eight original short plays compete for a cash prize in a night of raucous audience participation, 7:30 p.m. Upper Gallery, Chandler Center for the Arts, Randolph. Recommended for mature audiences. To reserve tickets: 802-728-6464.

•Women’s Alliance Thrift Shop. Clothing for the whole family, household items, and more, proceeds benefit local charities, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Federated Church, Main Street, Rochester.

•Chelsea Farmers’ Market. Meats, cheese, fresh bread, produce, plants, fine crafts, live entertainment, and more, 3-6:30 p.m. North Green, intersection of Routes 110 and 113, Chelsea. Info: Jessie Schmidt at 685-4360.

•Bread and Puppet Theater. Lubberland National Dance Company performs one-hour version of Claudio Monteverdi’s "The Return of Ulysses," free admission, donations appreciated, 8 p.m., Bread and Puppet Farm, Rt. 122, Glover. Info: 802-525-3031 or www.breadandpuppet.org.

Saturday, July 24

•Randolph Farmers’ Market. Produce, baked goods, and more, 9 a.m.-noon, Central Street (next to OSSU building), Randolph.

•SLAMBoston. Eight original short plays compete for a cash prize in a night of raucous audience participation, 7:30 p.m. Upper Gallery, Chandler Center for the Arts, Randolph. Recommended for mature audiences. To reserve tickets: 802-728-6464.

•Rochester Farmers’ Market. Local produce, baked goods and handcrafted items, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., on the park, Rochester village, Route 100. Info: Bob Grady at 767-4290.

•Women’s Alliance Thrift Shop. Clothing for the whole family, household items, and more, proceeds benefit local charities, 9 a.m.-noon, Federated Church, Main Street, Rochester.

•"Flock Fling." Flock Dance Troupe celebrates 10 years of "flocking," free admission, donations welcome, bring something to sit on, no dogs please, 6:30 p.m., Star Mountain Amphitheater, Sharon. Directions and information: www.flockdance.org.

•Free Carillon Concert. Guest carillonneur Marcel Siebers of Venlo and Cuijk, Netherlands, 1 pm., upper parade green, Norwich University, Northfield. Info: 802-485-2318 or nucarillon@norwich.edu.

•Capital City Farmers’ Market. With 45 new and returning market vendors, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 60 State Street, Montpelier. Info: Carolyn at 223-2958 or manager@montpelierfarmersmarket.com.

Sunday, July 25

•SLAMBoston. Eight original short plays compete for a cash prize in a night of raucous audience participation, 4:30 p.m. Upper Gallery, Chandler Center for the Arts, Randolph. Recommended for mature audiences. To reserve tickets: 802-728-6464.

•Memory Sunday Service. Time to pay respects to loved ones, all welcome, refreshments following, 11 a.m., East Braintree Church, Route 12, Snowsville. Info: 728-9416.

•Chamber Music Concert. Schubert’s "Winterreise," with bass-baritone Erik Kroncke and pianist Cynthia Huard, 4 p.m., Federated Church, Main Street, Rochester. Donations at the door.

Monday, July 26

•Bethel Farmers’ Market. Local produce, herbs, jellies, and more, 3-6 p.m., Bethel Band Shell, Church Street. Info: 234-9818.

Tuesday, July 27

•Free Community Supper. Barbecue supper provided by Green Mountain Gospel Chapel, 5-6 p.m., Green Mountain Gospel Chapel, Route 66, Randolph. All welcome.

•Open Mic Comedy for Kids. For ages 6-12, 3:30 p.m., Rochester park, sign up at the Rochester Public Library, Route 100. Info: 767-3927.

•No Strings Marionette Company. "The Treasure Hunt," free performance sponsored by the Royalton Recreation Committee, 11:30 a.m., on the green, South Royalton. Rain site: South Royalton School Gymnasium.

Wednesday, July 28

•VTC Farmers’ Market. Produce, crafts, flowers, baked goods, and more, 3-6 p.m., in front of Old Dorm Building, VTC campus, Randolph Center.

•Fancy Nancy Tea Party. For ages 2-7, be sure to dress up, 10:30 a.m., Rochester Public Library, Route 100. Info: 767-3927.

•"Ti’ Acadie." Pam Weeks, Jim Joseph, and Bill Olsen play French Canadian, new England, Cajun and old-time southern music, tickets at the door, 7:30 p.m., Universalist Church, South Strafford. Info: Fred Wolfe at 765-4295.

•HomeOwnership Orientation. Free overview of services provided, bring ID, four weeks of pay stubs, and tax return to help complete paper work, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Central Vermont Community Land Trust, 107 North Main Street, 2nd Floor, Barre. To register: 802-476-4493 ext. 211.

Thursday, July 29

•Lyra Summer Music Concert. Guest artist Amadi Azikiwe, 7 p.m., Chandler Center for the Arts, Randolph. Tickets at the door.

•Open Mic Comedy for Teens. Open Mic Poetry Slam for teens, 8 p.m., Rochester park, sign up at the Rochester Public Library, Route 100. Info: 767-3927.

•South Royalton Town Band. 7:30 p.m., on the Green in South Royalton. Rain site: South Royalton School gym. Info: 234-6400.

•"Rusted Root." Multi-platinum rock/world-beat recording artists, 8 p.m., Hopkins Center, Hanover, N.H. Tickets: 603-646-2422.

Friday, July 30

•Lyra Summer Music Concert. Guest artist Paul Shaw, 7 p.m., Chandler Center for the Arts, Randolph. Tickets at the door.

•Free Playgroup. For parents and children up to two years old, 10:30 a.m.-12 noon, Federated Church, Rochester. Info: 767-4124 or timandkatyl@myfairpoint.net.

•Rummage Sale. Sponsored by United Church of Strafford, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Barrett Hall, South Strafford.

•Chelsea Farmers’ Market. Meats, cheese, fresh bread, produce, plants, fine crafts, live entertainment, and more, 3-6:30 p.m. North Green, intersection of Routes 110 and 113, Chelsea. Info: Jessie Schmidt at 685-4360.

•Bread and Puppet Theater. Lubberland National Dance Company performs one-hour version of Claudio Monteverdi’s "The Return of Ulysses," free admission, donations appreciated, 8 p.m., Bread and Puppet Farm, Rt. 122, Glover. Info: 802-525-3031 or www.breadandpuppet.org.

Saturday, July 31

•Randolph Farmers’ Market. Produce, baked goods, and more, 9 a.m.-noon, Central Street (next to OSSU building), Randolph.

•Randolph Garden Club Flower Show. "Art in Bloom," entries inspired by famous paintings, public viewing 1-5 p.m., Chandler Gallery, Main St., Randolph. Info: Carol Rogers, 276-3072, or email crogers@vtc.edu.

•Rochester Farmers’ Market. Local produce, baked goods and handcrafted items, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., on the park, Rochester village, Route 100. Info: Bob Grady at 767-4290.

•Rummage Sale. Sponsored by United Church of Strafford, bag sale, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Barrett Hall, South Strafford.

•Midsummer Music Festival. Featuring Evan Crandell and "Too Hot to Handle," and a dance party with "Jeanne & the Hi Tops," food and refreshments benefit the Tunbridge Fire Department, all ages welcome, under 12 free, coolers at own risk, no glass, no dogs, gate opens 12:30 p.m., show begins 1 p.m., rain or shine, Tunbridge Fairgrounds Memorial Arena.

•Free Carillon Concert. Guest carillonneur David Maker of University of Conn., 1 pm., upper parade green, Norwich University, Northfield. Info: 802-485-2318 or nucarillon@norwich.edu.

•HomeOwnership Education Workshop. Class shows step-by-step process of buying a home, must attend orientation prior to workshop. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Central Vermont Community Land Trust, 107 North Main Street, 2nd Floor, Barre. To register: 802-476-4493 ext. 211.

•Capital City Farmers’ Market. With 45 new and returning market vendors, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 60 State Street, Montpelier. Info: Carolyn at 223-2958 or manager@montpelierfarmersmarket.com.

Sunday, Aug. 1

•Presentation on Holy Shroud of Turin. Guest speaker Don Messier, with slides and film, 2-4 p.m., St. Anthony’s Church, Bethel. Info: 234-9916.

•Gubernatorial Candidate Meet and Greet. Part of the Lori Borden Memorial Lecture Series, 3 p.m., Rochester Public Library, Route 100.

•Free Park Concert. Rick Reddington and Luv, rock, R&B, folk, oldies, requests, 6:30 p.m., Rochester Park, Main Street (Route 100) Rochester.

•Chamber Music Concert. Cellist Julia MacLaine and pianist Ilya Kazantsev, 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, Woodstock. Admission by donation.

•Pomfret Pull. Ox and pony pulling, book sale, kids’ activities, farmers’ market, flea market, crafts, food, 10 a.m., Suicide Six parking lot, South Pomfret. Info: Terri at 763-7820.

•Northeast Fiddlers Association Jam. Fiddlers and public welcome, noon-5 p.m., VFW Hall, Pleasant Street, Morrisville. Info: Lee Deyette at 728-5188.

•"Praise in the Park." Music, sacred dance, scripture, prayer, and preaching, 9:30 a.m., Colburn Park, Lebanon, N.H. Info: 603-448-5478.

Ongoing Mondays

•Bingo. 10:30-11:30 a.m., Randolph Senior Center, Hale St. Info: 728-9324.

•Spirited Improv. Dance to live music, 6:30 p.m., Chelsea Town Hall. Call 685-3138 if planning to attend.

•Green Mountain Cloggers. Weekly lessons, 6-8 p.m., Green Mountain Tavern, Barre. Non-profit group, clogging and Irish step lessons, new dancers (all ages) welcome. Info: 802-522-2935, or e-mail GreenMtnClogger@aol.com.

Ongoing Tuesdays

•Mahjong. 10 a.m.-noon, Randolph Senior Center, Hale St. Info: 728-9324.

•Cribbage. 9:30 a.m., Randolph Senior Center, Hale St. Info: 728-9324.

•Cancer Support Group. For cancer survivors, sufferers, and family members, second Tuesday of each month, 9:30-11 a.m., Gifford Medical Center conference center, Markle Room, 44 S. Main St., Randolph, free. Info: 728-2270.

•Free Preschool Playgroup. Sponsored by Orange County Parent Child Center, open to children birth to age five, 9:30-11:30 a.m., First Congregational Church, Brookfield. Info: 685-2264.

•Yoga Class. Beginner level, 5:45-6:45 p.m., WRV Ambulance, Route 12, Bethel. Info: Alexis at 767-4473.

•Vermont Adult Learning Tutoring. Area residents 16 or older, not currently enrolled in school, study for GED, basic skills, or high school credential, 1-2:30 p.m., Royalton Memorial Library. Info: call VAL 802-299-2469 or the library at 763-7094.

•Addiction Recovery and Healing Support Group. Spiritually-based 12 step program for all addictions, open to the public, free, 7 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Dairy Hill Rd., South Royalton. Info: Bruce or Karen Butler at 728-5574.

Ongoing Wednesdays

•Quit In Person Group. Free tobacco cessation meetings led by a facilitator, free patches, gum or lozenges, 5:30-6:30 p.m., conference center, Gifford Medical Center, 44 So. Main St., Randolph. Info: 728-2118.

•Bridge Club. 2 p.m., and Qi Chong, 9:45-10:45 a.m., everyone welcome, Randolph Senior Center, Hale Street. Info: 728-9324.

•Video Art History Appreciation Class. 12:45-1:45 p.m., Randolph Senior Center, Hale St. Info: 728-9324.

•Qui Gong Class. 9:45-10:45 a.m., Randolph Senior Center, Hale St. Info: Mela at 485-8928.

•Bingo Night. Early bird games at 5:45 p.m., regular games at 7 p.m., refreshments, Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church, Hebard Hill, Randolph.

•Weekly Fun Run. All ages welcome, begins 6:30 p.m., Three Stallion Inn, Stock Farm Road, Randolph. Info: Hannah at 728-2052.

•Ceramics Class for Adults. Taught by Abby Tonks, all levels of experience and drop-ins welcome, 6-8 p.m., White River Craft Center, Randolph. Studio membership available. Info: 728-8912.

•NAMI Connection Peer Recovery Support Group. 5-6:30 p.m., United Church, 18 North Main Street, Randolph. Info: Janeen at 1-802-371-7677 or connectionvt@myfairpoint.net.

•Game Night. Chess, mahjong, cribbage, and backgammon, 5:30-7 p.m., Sandy’s Books and Bakery, Main Street, Rochester. Info: 767-4258.

•Yoga in Rochester. All levels welcome, 8:30 a.m., Cushman House, Main St., Rochester. Info: 496-9048.

•Free Preschool Playgroup. Sponsored by Orange County Parent Child Center, open to children birth to age five, 9-11 a.m., United Church on the Green, South Royalton. Info: 685-2264.

•Japanese Calligraphy and Brush Painting. All levels welcome, ages 10 and older, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Vt. Independent School of the Arts, 7 Stars Ctr., Vt. Rte. 14, Sharon. Call Ginger at 617-686-6433 to register, drop-ins welcome.

Ongoing Thursdays

•Free Preschool Playgroup. Sponsored by Orange County Parent Child Center, open to children birth to age five, 9-11 a.m., Federated Church, Rochester. Info: 685-2264.

•Yoga Class. Restorative yoga, sponsored by Rochester Recreation, 4:30-5:30 p.m., town office, Rochester. Info: Alexis at 767-4473.

•Bingo Night. Sponsored by Royalton Civics Club, 6:30 p.m., Royalton Academy. Info: Janet at 763-7443.

•Addiction Recovery and Healing Support Group. Spiritually-based 12 step program for all addictions, open to the public, free, 7 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 667 Dartmouth College Hwy., Lebanon, N.H. Info: Terry and Barbara Richards at 603-543-1888.

Ongoing Fridays

•Free Preschool Playgroup. Sponsored by Orange County Parent Child Center, open to children birth to age five, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Baptist Fellowship Church, Randolph. Info: 685-2264.

•"Celebrate Recovery." Christ-centered recovery program for people, who struggle with hurts, habits and hang-ups; free, public welcome, 7 p.m., New Covenant Church, Ridge Road, Brookfield, Info: Pastor Stephen at 802-598-7590 or Tim at 802-369-0200, or Connie at 802-299-5417.

•Evening Dance Lessons. Tango, swing, waltz, call 565-8024 for more information.

•Yoga in Rochester. Beginner-intermediate, 8:30 a.m., beginner class at 10:30 a.m., Cushman House, Main St., Rochester. Info: 496-9048.

Ongoing Saturdays

•Tai Chi and Qigong. Drop-ins and all levels welcome, 9-10 a.m., Vt. Independent School of the Arts, 7 Stars Ctr., Rte. 14, Sharon. Info: Catherine at 889-9410.

•Mt. Tom Farmer’s Market. Rain or shine, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., thru Oct. 16, just past Billings Farm National Park, Route 12N, Woodstock. Info: Neal at 763-2070.


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