Events Calendar

– Please note that ** = multiple times and/or locations – 

Open Swim **
Oct 13 @ 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Enjoy the warm water at Mitchell Therapy Pool at Vermont Achievement Center, 88 Park St., Rutland: 8-9 a.m.; 12-1 p.m.; 5-7 p.m. Call for more times & info, 802-773-7187.

Art Workshop
Oct 13 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Annie’s Art Workshop, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tuesdays at Sherburne Memorial Library, Killington. Open art workshop – collaborative artist group welcomes all levels, interests, mediums. Free. In memory of Ann Wallen. Info, 299-1777.

Family Playgroup
Oct 13 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Rutland Co. Parent Child Center holds playgroup, at Mount Holly Town Library, Belmont. Tuesdays, 10-11:30 a.m. Informal gatherings for families who share a common thread of wanting a supportive experience for their child. For info,

Hiring Event
Oct 13 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Woodstock Area Job Bank holds hiring event, 1- a.m.-1 p.m. in conjunction with The Leddy Group. Woodstock Town Hall, 2nd floor, 31 the Green, Woodstock.

Story Time
Oct 13 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Story time at the West Rutland Public Library. Tuesdays at 10 a.m. Bring your young children to enjoy stories, and crafts. Info, 802-438-2964.

Qigong Class
Oct 13 @ 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM

Free weekly Qigong classes at Norman Williams Public Library, 10 the Green, Woodstock on Tuesdays. An ancient practice embodying physical, mental and spiritual balance. With Gerry Sandweiss, through Oct. 27. Info, 802-457-2295.

Learn to Knit **
Oct 13 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Green Mountain Fibers holds Learn to Knit classes on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30p.m. through Oct. 27. Learn basic knitting skills, cast on, knit and purl stitch, and casting off. Class is free with yarn and needle purchase; or $10. 259 Woodstock Ave., Rutland. Info, 802-775-7800.

Preschool Story Time
Oct 13 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Norman Williams Public Library holds 45-minute story time for kids ages 3-6 featuring three, thematically related books along with craft or activity reinforcing theme. 802-457-2295. 10 the Green, Woodstock.

Commit to Quit **
Oct 13 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Rutland’s stop smoking program at 1 Commons St., Rutland (Rutland Regional Behavioral Health Group Rm on Thursdays 9-10 a.m.; RRMC Foley Cancer Center Conference Rm. on Mondays 4:30-5:30 p.m.; Tuesdays 11 a.m.-12 p.m. at Rutland Heart Center, 12 Commons St., Rutland. Register at 747-3768 or Free!

Ludlow Rotary Club Meets
Oct 13 @ 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

Ludlow Rotary Club service area includes Ludlow, Mt. Holly, Cavendish, Plymouth with members from these communities. Meets for lunch & fellowship Tuesdays. Club activities fund scholarships for area students, support local not-for-profit organizations and contributes to other local & international humanitarian efforts.

TOPS Meeting
Oct 13 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

TOPS – Taking Off Pounds Sensibly meets every Tuesday at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 85 West Street, Rutland. Weigh-in 5-5:25 p.m. Meeting 5:30-6:30 p.m. For additional information call Robin at 802-483-2967.

Level 1 Yoga
Oct 13 @ 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM

Level 1 Yoga at Killington Yoga with Karen Dalury, RYT 500. 3744 River Rd, Killington. Info,, 802-422-4500.

Rutland Rugby
Oct 13 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Been playing for 30 years? Never even thrown a ball? Learn a new sport or re-join it with the Rutland Men’s Rugby Football Club! Practices at 6 p.m. at Gawet Memorial Field, 600 Marble St., West Rutland.

Legion Bingo
Oct 13 @ 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM

Brandon American Legion, Tuesdays. Warm ups 6:15 p.m., regular games 7 p.m. Open to the public. Bring a friend!

Castleton Welcomes Guest Speaker Lieutenant Governor Phil Scott@ Castleton Campus Center 1787 Room
Oct 13 @ 7:00 PM

CASTLETON, Vt. – Castleton welcomes guest speaker Lieutenant Governor and current gubernatorial candidate, Phil Scott on Tuesday, October 13 at 7 p.m. in the Castleton Campus Center 1787 Room.

The topic of Scott’s talk will be the Vermont economy, including local taxes, jobs and economic growth. His visit is sponsored by the Castleton student GOP club, who are making plans to bring the other declared GOP candidate, Bruce Lisman, to campus later in the semester.

For more information, please contact Associate Professor of Political Science Rich Clark at (802) 468-1306 or via email at

Chess Club
Oct 13 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Rutland Rec Dept. holds a chess club at Godnick Adult Center, providing a mind-enhancing skill not only to the youth but adults as well. The club will teach anyone who is willing to learn. All ages are welcome; open to the public. Tuesday evenings, 7 – 9 p.m. 1 Deer St., Rutland.

Open Mic
Oct 13 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Second Tuesday Open Mic at Wallingford Lodge, off Waldo Lane, Wallingford. Musicians, poets, storytellers invited to perform; or just come listen. Sound system available. Info, 802-446-2872.

PUSH Physical Theater
Oct 13 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Castleton University presents award-winning performers PUSH Physical Theater in Casella Theater. Physical illusions and gravity defying, dance-infused, acrobatic high jinx. Tickets $18 adults, $16 faculty, staff, alumni, seniors, $12 kids under 12. Info, 802-468-1119.

History Program
Oct 13 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Chittenden Historical Society hosts Vt. Humanities Council event with Gregory Sharrow of Vt. Folklife Center. Program, “A Sense of Place: Vermont’s Farm Legacy” is free and open to the public. Held at North Chittenden Grange Hall, 3 Lower Middle Rd., Chittenden. Info, 802-483-6471.

Farmers Market
Oct 14 all-day

The Rutland Downtown Farmers Market moves outside for the summer season! Wednesdays, 3-6 p.m. in Depot Park, Downtown Rutland. (In front of WalMart). Now – New fall crop of apples, fall raspberries, pumpkin squash, fall decor, corn tomatoes. Fresh produce, prepared local food, flowers, agricultural animal products (local meat and eggs), baked goods, crafts, health & beauty, maple syrup, wine, and much more. Also, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Info and vendors,

Forum on Family/Medical Leave
Oct 14 @ 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Free community forum focusing on long-term paid family leave and medical leave. Held at Rutland Regional Medical Center’s Leahy Center, Conference Rm. D, 8-9 a.m. RSVP to

Level 1 & 2 Yoga
Oct 14 @ 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM

Level 1 & 2 Yoga at Killington Yoga with Karen Dalury, RYT 500. 3744 River Rd, Killington. Info,, 802-422-4500.

Yin Yoga
Oct 14 @ 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM

Yin Yoga at Killington Yoga with Karen Dalury, RYT 500. 3744 River Rd, Killington. Info,, 802-422-4500.

Corn Maze
Oct 14 @ 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM

Largest corn maze in Vermont, Hathaway Farm has themed maze – Under the Sea. Maze open 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m., closed Tuesdays. Moonlight Madness on Saturdays, with admission until 9 p.m. Info, 741 Prospect Hill Rd, Rutland.

Story Time
Oct 14 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Preschool Story Time with Cornelia Crocker at Maclure Library, Pittsford. Wednesdays, 10-11 a.m. for story, songs, crafts, snack. Info, 802-483-2792.

Tech Savvy Wednesdays
Oct 14 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Norman Williams Public Library holds Tech Savvy Wednesday with Lesley Hatch, to answer questions on personal technology. 802-457-2295. 10 the Green, Woodstock.

Learn to Knit **
Oct 14 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Green Mountain Fibers holds Learn to Knit classes on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30p.m. through Oct. 28. Learn basic knitting skills, cast on, knit and purl stitch, and casting off. Class is free with yarn and needle purchase; or $10. 259 Woodstock Ave., Rutland. Info, 802-775-7800.

Active Seniors Lunch
Oct 14 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Killington Active Seniors meet for a meal Wednesdays at the Lookout Bar & Grille. Town sponsored. Come have lunch with this well-traveled group of men and women.

Gentle Yoga
Oct 14 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Gentle yoga – all levels, everyone welcome! Call to sign-up or drop-in. Yoga Studio at Mountain Top Inn & Resort, Chittenden. 802-483-2311.

Rutland Wellness
Oct 14 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Education and support for people who are struggling emotionally. Focus on tools and methods for improving our lives mentally and physically. Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m., Grace Congregational Church, 8 Court St., Rutland. 802-353-4365.

Smoking Cessation
Oct 14 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Commit to quit, stop smoking program classes at Castleton Community Center, Wednesdays through Sept. 30, 5-6 p.m. Free class, plus free nicotine gum, patches, and lozenges. Stay “quit!” Join the group by calling 802-747-3768 or drop in. 2108 Main St., Castleton.

Adult Coloring
Oct 14 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Adult coloring session at The Book Nook, 136 Main St., Ludlow. 6-7:30 p.m. Fun and relaxation! Materials provided for a small charge. RSVP to 802-228-3238, limited space.

Judge Speaker
Oct 14 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

“The World Court and Other Hague Tribunals” with Judge Stephen Schwebel at Norman Williams Public Library, Woodstock. Peace Palace in The Hague houses the International Court of Justice and the Permanent Court of Arbitration. Judge Schwebel was a judge and president of the International Court of Justice and is a current member of the latter Permanent Court of Arbitration. He will speak and answer questions about both of these institutions, which are active and effective. 802-457-2295.

Rotary Meeting
Oct 14 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The Killington Pico Rotary Club meets Wednesdays at Summit Lodge 6-8 p.m. Full dinner, guest speaker and/or discussion. Seeking new members. 773-0600 to make a reservation.

Table Tennis
Oct 14 @ 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Green Mountain Table Tennis. Play twice as a guest for free. $30/ year membership. Knights of Columbus/Boys & Girls Club of Rutland County gym, 21 Merchants Row, Rutland. 7-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Info, 802-247-5913.