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Calendar / Dec. 19, 2013 10:15am EST

Thursday, Dec. 19

Crafts Bazaar. Handmade
holiday gifts, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Randolph Senior Center, Hale Street,
Randolph. Info: 728-9324.
Toastmasters. River View
Community Speakers Club meets
first and third Thursday each
month, learn to communicate
more clearly, be a better listener,
improve presentation skills, 6:30-
8:30 p.m., Vermont Tech Enterprise Center, Route 66, Randolph.
Info: Carl Russell 802-234-5524 or
earthwise@hughes.net.
Student Recital. Featuring
Lindsay Warren’s voice and piano
students, Beth Telford’s Cape
Breton fiddle students, and Barb
Smith’s woodwind students, free
admission, donations welcome, 7
p.m., Vermont Independent School
for the Arts, Seven Stars Center,
Route 14, Sharon. Info: 763-2334
or visavt@aol.com.

Friday, Dec. 20

Coffeehouse Extravaganza.
Featuring students and staff in 25
acts, plus refreshments between
acts, free admission, but donations at the door go towards next
spring’s middle/high school
student musical, 7 p.m., Rochester
High School Auditorium.
BarnArts Winter Carols.
Featuring the BarnArts Chorale,
Youth Chorus, soloist Marco Jordao, and Luette Saul, the East Bay
Jazz Ensemble, and other Upper
Valley artists, 7 p.m., Universalist
Church, Barnard. Ticket info: 802-
332-6020.

Saturday, Dec. 21

Holiday Stories for the
Whole Family. “Selma Lagerlorf, At Peace with the Lord,” read
by Laurence Matson, and Charles
Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,”
read by Ethan Bowen, refreshments, free admission, 1:30 p.m.,
BigTown Gallery, Main Street,
Rochester. Info: 767-9670.
Cookies and Things Sale.
Homemade cookies sold by the
box, you select and fill, last minute
gifts, decorations, benefit for the
church, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., United
Church, Bethel. Info: 234-9771.
BarnArts Winter Carols.
Featuring the BarnArts Chorale,
Youth Chorus, soloist Marco Jordao, and Luette Saul, the East Bay
Jazz Ensemble, and other Upper
Valley artists, 7 p.m., Universalist
Church, Barnard. Ticket info: 802-
332-6020.

Sunday, Dec. 22

Advent Breakfast. Pancakes,
sausage, eggs, juice, and coffee,
donations at the door to benefit
the community food shelf, 8-9:30
a.m., Fellowship Hall, Federated
Church, Main Street, Rochester.
Christmas Caroling Party.
Hosted by the Sacred Journey
Singers, everyone welcome, meet
at Federated Church, Main Street,
Rochester, at 2 p.m. to carol
around the village, followed by
pizza party back at the church.
Carol Sing. Sing familiar carols
and enjoy a bonfire, cocoa, and
cookies, everyone welcome, 3
p.m., Bethel-Lympus Church at
Four Corners, intersection of Gay
Hill Road, Campbell Road, Dartt
Hill Road, and Lilliesville Brook
Road, Bethel. Info: Susan Rule at
234-5620.
Labyrinth Walk. Sponsored by
East Barnard Church, for those
who would like to experience a
labyrinth in a safe setting, free, 10
a.m.-2 p.m., East Barnard Community Hall.
BarnArts Winter Carols.
Featuring the BarnArts Chorale,
Youth Chorus, soloist Marco
Jordao, and Luette Saul, the East
Bay Jazz Ensemble, and other Upper Valley artists, benefit for East
Barnard Community Club renovations, 4 p.m., East Barnard Church.
Ticket info: 802-332-6020.

Monday, Dec. 23

“The Night Before the Night
Before Christmas.” The
White River Valley Players present
an evening of seasonal stories,
poetry, and music, suitable for all
ages, free will donation at the door
to benefit the Community Food
Shelf, 7 p.m., Federated Church,
Main Street, Rochester.

Saturday, Dec. 28

Stephen Kellogg. 7 p.m.,
Tupelo Music Hall, White River
Junction. Info: 802-698-8341.

Sunday, Dec. 29

Free-Style Dance. Everyone
welcome, donation requested,
7-9 p.m., Barrett Hall, Route 132,
South Strafford. Info: 765-4059.

Ongoing Mondays

Bingo. 10:30-11:30 a.m., Randolph Senior Center, Hale St. Info:
728-9324.
Randolph Food Shelf. Open
3-5 p.m., 12 Prince Street, Randolph. Info: 431-0144.
Zumba Class. 6-7 p.m., Spice
Studio, South Main Street, Rochester. Info: 802-917-3061.
Bethel Food Shelf. Open
noon-2 p.m., basement of White
Church, Route 12 (Church
Street), Bethel. Info: 234-9988.
Kripalu Yoga. Led by Rose Loving, 8:30-10 a.m., and 6-7:30 p.m.,
Vermont Independent School for
the Arts, Sharon. To register, call
763-2334 or e-mail Dee at wroth@
sover.net.
Story Time. 10 a.m., Chelsea
Public Library.
Spirited Improv. Dance to live
music, 6:30 p.m., Chelsea Town
Hall. Call 685-3138 if planning to
attend.
Laughing Yoga. Led by Tracy
Penfield, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Chelsea
Town Hall. Info: 685-3138 or
tpenfield@safeart.org.
Green Mountain Cloggers.
Weekly lessons, 6-8 p.m., Green
Mountain Tavern, Barre. Nonprofit group, clogging and Irish
step lessons, new dancers (all ages)
welcome. Info: 802-522-2935, or
e-mail GreenMtnClogger@aol.
com.

Ongoing Tuesdays

Men’s Breakfast. All welcome
to drop by for breakfast between
5:30-8 a.m., Green Mountain
Gospel Chapel, Route 66 and
Hebard Hill Road, Randolph. Info:
728-9793.
Cribbage. 9:30 a.m., Randolph
Senior Center, Hale St. Info: 728-
9324.
Mahjong. 10 a.m.-noon, Randolph Senior Center, Hale St. Info:
728-9324.
Indoor Walking Group for
Seniors. Free, stop in at gift shop
to sign up 10-11:30 a.m., Gifford
Medical Center, Main Street,
Randolph. Info: Robin Palmer at
Gifford, 728-7000, ext 2284.
Randolph Food Shelf. Open
1-5 p.m., 12 Prince Street, Randolph. Info: 431-0144.
Preschool Movement Class.
11 a.m., Keenhold Dance Troupe.
For more information, call Beth at
728-5123.
Bookcrafting Open Studio.
Taught by Donna Stepien, 1-3
p.m., White River Craft Center,
Kimball House, Randolph Avenue,
Randolph. Info: 781-710-6512 or
donna@zloty-design.com.
Children’s Ballet Classes.
Pre-ballet at 4 p.m., beginner
ballet at 5 p.m., Central Vermont
Wellness Studio & Conference
Center, (old Tony’s Gym space),

Pleasant Street, Randolph. Info:
icorbettrich@gmail.com.
Kickboxing. 6 p.m., Central
Vermont Wellness Studio & Conference Center, (old Tony’s Gym
space), Pleasant Street, Randolph.
Info: icorbettrich@gmail.com.
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.
Gentle Yoga Class. Led by
Alexis Houston, 8 a.m., Rochester
Town Office. Call 802-349-4940
to register.
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.
Family History Center Open.
Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m., also Thursdays,
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and by appointment, public welcome, free
access to ancestry.com and other
genealogy sites, let us help you do
your family history research, Dairy
Hill, South Royalton, LDS Lane,
chapel building. Info: 802-763-
7784.
Addiction Recovery and
Healing Support Group.
Spiritually based 12-step program
for all addictions, open to all, 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.
Afterschool Art. Free program
led by Erica Venuti, 3-5 p.m., thru
June 12, Altus Healing Arts Center, Route 110, Chelsea. Info: 685-
3138 or email info@safeart.org.

Ongoing Wednesdays

Bridge Club. 1-3 p.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.
Randolph Food Shelf. Open
3-5 p.m., 12 Prince Street, Randolph. Info: 431-0144.
Zumba. 6 p.m., Central Vermont
Wellness Studio & Conference
Center, (old Tony’s Gym space),
Pleasant Street, Randolph. Info:
Info: 728-6558 or kristengage@
hughes.net.
Adult Co-ed Volleyball. Pickup games, 7-9 p.m., Randolph
Elem. School. Info: 234-6275.
Bethel Food Shelf. Open 4-6
p.m., basement of White Church,
Route 12 (Church Street), Bethel.
Info: 234-9988.
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, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
and 5:30-7 p.m., Spice Studio,
South Main St., Rochester. Info:
charles@madriver.com or 802-
793-0117.
Free Preschool Playgroup.
Sponsored by Orange County
Parent Child Center, open to
children birth to age five, 9:30-11
a.m., United Church on the Green,
South Royalton. Info: 685-2264.
Yoga Flow. Led by Tracy Penfield, 9-10:30 a.m., Altus Movement Studio, Route 110, Chelsea.

All levels welcome. Info: 685-3138
or tpenfield@safeart.org.
Storytime with Esther.
Geared towards children 3-8, but
all ages welcome, 3 p.m., Chelsea
Public Library.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly). 5:45 p.m., United Church
of Chelsea, North Common. Info:
call 685-2271 or 685-4429.
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.
Valley Chords Women’s
Barbershop Chorus. Rehearsal, 6:30-9 p.m., Greater Hartford
Congregational Church, Route
14, Hartford. Info: Joan Solger at
802-333-4577.

Ongoing Thursdays

Free Preschool Playgroup.
Sponsored by Orange County Parent Child Center, open to children
birth to age five, 9:30-11:30 a.m.,
Kids’ Place A-frame, Forest Street,
Randolph. Info: 685-2264.
Caregiver Support
Group. Anyone caring for a family member or loved one invited to
join Gifford’s free caregiver support group, meets second Thursday
of each month, 11 a.m.-noon,
Gifford’s Conference Center. Info:
728-7100, ext. 6.
Grief Support Group. Free,
meets second and fourth Thursdays of the month, 4-5 p.m., Gifford Medical Center, The Family
Center (beside Gifford Ob/Gyn
and Midwifery), Main Street,
Randolph. Info: 728-7713.
Randolph Food Shelf. Open
5-7 p.m., 12 Prince Street, Randolph. Info: 431-0144.
FIRST Robotics Team 885
Open Shop Night. 6-9 p.m.,
Catamount Center (old Vermont
Pure building), Route 66, just off
I-89, Randolph. Info: Charlie Zani
at 276-3224.
Kickboxing. 6 p.m., Central
Vermont Wellness Studio & Conference Center, (old Tony’s Gym
space), Pleasant Street, Randolph.
Info: icorbettrich@gmail.com.
Free Preschool Playgroup.
Sponsored by Orange County
Parent Child Center, 9-11 a.m.,
former Hancock School building,
Route 100, Hancock. Info: 802-
685-2264.
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 all, 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 Drop-in Art Studio
Time. Open studio time, not an
instructed class, use materials provided or bring your own, teens and
adults welcome, children must be
accompanied by an adult, 3-5:30
p.m., White River Craft Center,
Randolph Ave., Randolph. Info:
Erica at 802-565-1890.
Randolph Food Shelf. Open
3-5 p.m., 12 Prince Street, Randolph. Info: 431-0144.
Indoor Walking Group for
Seniors. Free, stop in at gift shop
to sign up 10-11:30 a.m., Gifford
Medical Center, Main Street,
Randolph. Info: Robin Palmer at
Gifford, 728-7000, ext 2284.
Children’s Hip Hop Class. 4
p.m., Central Vermont Wellness
Studio & Conference Center,
(old Tony’s Gym space), Pleasant
Street, Randolph. Info: icorbettrich@gmail.com.
“Celebrate Recovery.”
Christ-centered recovery program
for those with hurts, habits, and
hang-ups; free, public welcome,
7 p.m., The Ridge, Ridge Road,
Brookfield. Info: Pastor Stephen
at 802-598-7590, Tim at 802-369-
0200, or Connie at 802-299-5417.
Yoga in Rochester. All levels
welcome, 8:30-10 a.m., Spice
Studio, South Main St., Rochester.
Info: charles@madriver.com or
802-793-0117.
Free Preschool Playgroup.
Meets every Friday, 10:45 a.m.,
Federated Church, Main Street,
Rochester. Info: Katy Landwehr
at 767-4124 or timandkatyl@
myfairpoint.net.
Free Preschool Playgroup.

Sponsored by Orange County Parent Child Center, open to children
birth to age five, 9:30-11:30 a.m.,
Orange County Parent Child Center, Chelsea. Info: 685-2264.
Evening Dance Lessons.
Tango, swing, waltz, call 565-8024
for more information.

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.

Ongoing Sundays

Zumba. 6 p.m., Central Vermont
Wellness Studio & Conference
Center, (old Tony’s Gym space),
Pleasant Street, Randolph. Info:
728-6558 or kristengage@hughes.
net.
Al-Anon Family Group. For
friends and families of alcoholics,
5-6 p.m., Parish House, Tunbridge
Church, Route 110, Tunbridge.

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