Events Calendar

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

May
22
Fri
Birds are Dinosaurs Exhibit
May 22 all-day

VINS presents the opening of a new exhibit, “Birds are Dinosaurs”. for more information visit www.vinsweb.org or call (802)-359-5000

Fitness Classes **
May 22 all-day

Full Body Conditioning with Amy 8 a.m.; Aqua Aerobics with Melissa 9:15 a.m. Pico Sports Center. $15 or membership. Call in advance to sign up for Suspension Training, 802-422-1400.

Book Sale
May 22 @ 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Proctor Free Library will be hosting a book sale Friday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. For more information call (802)-459-3539

Family Playgroup
May 22 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Rutland Co. Parent Child Center holds playgroup, at Maclure Library, Pittsford. Thursdays, 10-11:30 a.m. Informal gatherings for families who share a common thread of wanting a supportive experience for their child. For info, rcpcc.org.

Story Time
May 22 @ 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Sherburne Memorial Library offers story time for children ages birth to 4 years on Fridays. Killington. 422-9765.

Osher Lecture
May 22 @ 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Godnick Adult Center. Weekly discussions. $5 or membership. 1 Deer St., Rutland. Info, 802-775-1246.

Opening Reception
May 22 @ 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM

The Killington Arts Guild holds an opening reception for its new all members show, “Where I Am” from 5-7 p.m. in the Gallery, upstairs at Base Camp Outfitters, 2363 Route 4, Killington Free, open to the public. Refreshments served. Show daily, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Exhibit through Aug. 9. Info, 802-422-3642.

Level 2 Yoga
May 22 @ 9:45 PM – 11:00 PM

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

“Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens”
May 22 @ 11:00 PM – May 23 @ 12:00 AM

The Marble Valley Players are please to present “Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens”…think “Saturday Night Fever” and “Star Trek” meet “Rocky Horror”. Limited Seating. Must be 18 or older. Tickets $25 at the door or online at www.paramountvt.org

Old Firehouse Concert
May 22 @ 11:00 PM – May 23 @ 12:00 AM

Jenni Johnson Returns to the Tinmouth Old Firehouse with Jazz Junketeers. Suggested donation of $10.00

Open Gym
May 22 @ 11:00 PM – May 23 @ 1:00 AM

Friday Night open gym at Head Over Heels Gymnastics for those kids who want to work on their skills. 7-9 p.m., $5/hour for HoH-students; $7/hour for non-HoH students.

May
23
Sat
Flipside Skate Park Opens
May 23 all-day

Flipside Skatepark located at Giorgetti park is one of the largest indoor skate parks in the state of Vermont. Camps available. For more information visit www.rutlandrec.com

Historic Sites Opening
May 23 all-day

Vermont state-owned historic Sites open on May 23rd. Sites include: Hubbardton Battlefield, President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site and many more. For more information visit www.HistoricSites.Vermont.gov

Killington Stage Race
May 23 – May 24 all-day

The Killington Stage Race returns for the sixth consecutive year, bringing with it hundreds of top competitive cyclists from across the country.

State Parks Open@ Vermont
May 23 all-day

All Vermont State Parks open for the season, including historic sites, lakes, and some are even open for camping! Enjoy the beauty and nature of Vermont. Visit vtstateparks.com and historicsites.vermont.gov for details.

Vermont Farmers Market
May 23 all-day

The Rutland Downtown Farmers Market moves outside for the summer season! Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Depot Park, Downtown Rutland. (In front of WalMart). Fresh produce, prepared local food, flowers, agricultural animal products, baked goods, crafts, health & beauty, maple syrup, wine, and much more. Also, Wednesdays, 3-6 p.m. Info and vendors, vtfarmersmarket.org.

Stargazing Program
May 23 @ 2:00 AM – 3:00 AM

The Sherburne Memorial Library will be holding its first stargazing program Friday May 22nd. For more information visit www.sherburnelibrary.org

Forestry for the Birds
May 23 @ 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park holds Working Woodlands Workshop, Forestry For the Birds, 8:30-11 a.m. at the Park. Meet at Prosper Road trailhead. Free, guided walking tour, easy, three miles. Bring binoculars if you have them. 54 Elm St., Woodstock.

Indoor Yard Sale
May 23 @ 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The Maples Senior Living Community will be selling, some furniture, books, household items, a few small appliances and baked goods.

Plant Sale
May 23 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

The Brandon Congregational Church is holding a plant sale on Saturday on the lawn in front of the Fellowship Hall from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Assortment of Brandon grown plants available. Refreshments

Union Church Open House
May 23 @ 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM

The Union Church of Proctor in Proctor VT will hold and open house on May 23, 2015. For more information contact Pastor Doug Williamson at (802)-459-3624 of via email at unionchurchproctor@gmail.com

Book Sale
May 23 @ 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Book lovers wont want to miss this fantastic sale at the Mount Holly Town Library. All genres represented. For more information call (802)-259-3707

Book Sale
May 23 @ 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Proctor Free Library will be hosting a book sale Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. For more information call (802)-459-3539

Cheese & Dairy Celebration
May 23 @ 2:00 PM – 9:00 PM

The 6th Annual Cheese& Dairy Celebration at Billings Farm & Museum will showcase many of New England’s artisan cheesemakers. For more information visit www.billingsfarm.org

Clothing & Bake Sale
May 23 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Six Bucks a Bag, Spring clothing & Bake Saleat the Untion Church in Proctor. Clothes for all ages. From infants and toddlers to baby boomers and golden agers.

Family Music
May 23 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

ArtisTree Community Arts Center holds monthly class, Family Music from 10-11 a.m. $10 per parent/child pair; $5 additional family members. All ages! 2095 Pomfret Rd., S. Pomfret. Info, artistreevt.org, RSVP to 802-422-3500.

Food Drive
May 23 @ 2:00 PM – May 24 @ 6:00 PM

AKtion club of Rutland County is holding a food drive on Saturday and Sunday, May 23rd & 24th , from 10AM to 2PM at Walmart. Information at info@arcrutlandarea.org

Gentle Yoga
May 23 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 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.

Home, Garden & Recreation Show
May 23 @ 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Start off your Memorial Day Weeknd with great ideas, there is something for everyone. Free. Ludlow Community Center next to Black River High school

Open Studio Weekend
May 23 @ 2:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Galleries will be open to the public throughout the state. For more information visit www.vermontcrafts.com to view a county map of studios

Yoga Hike
May 23 @ 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

ArtisTree Community Arts Center holds workshop, Yoga Hike, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $30, ages 16+. 2095 Pomfret Rd., S. Pomfret. Info, artistreevt.org, RSVP to 802-422-3500.

Memorial Day Parade
May 23 @ 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

American Legion’s Memorial Day Parade. Begins at Woodstock Elementary School. To march in parade meet at school by 10. For more information contact Sue Tomlet at 457-8857

Open Gym
May 23 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Head Over Heels Gymnastics (Rutland) holds preschool open gym for preschool aged children who want to explore gymnastics in a fun, educational, safe environment. 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. $5/ hour students, $7/ hour non.

Freedom Riders BBQ
May 23 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

The Southwest Freedom Riders will be hosting their Annual Season Kickoff BBQ at the American Legion post #55 (Route 7, Brandon, VT) $10/ person, Live music and raffles. Proceeds will go to Vermont Fallen Heroes/Families and VT National Guard Charitable Foundation.

School of Dance **
May 23 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Miss Lorraine’s School of Dance takes to the Paramount Theatre stage in two dance recitals: 1 p.m. adn 6 p.m. Featuring dancers of all ages from the Rutland area. Tickets $19 adults, children and seniors $16. Paramountvt.org, 802-775-0903. 30 Center St., Rutland.

Mount Holly Ham Supper
May 23 @ 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Colfax Lodge in Belmot is hosting a ham dinner at the Hall in Belmont Village. Price $12 for adults and $6 for those under 12. For more information call (802)-259-3665 or (802)-259-2460

Open Swim
May 23 @ 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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

“Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens”
May 23 @ 11:00 PM – May 24 @ 12:00 AM

The Marble Valley Players are please to present “Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens”…think “Saturday Night Fever” and “Star Trek” meet “Rocky Horror”. Limited Seating. Must be 18 or older. Tickets $25 at the door or online at www.paramountvt.org

Intro to Square Dancing
May 23 @ 11:00 PM – May 24 @ 12:00 AM

FOLA (Friends of Ludlow Auditorium) will be introducting a new feature for area residents and visitors – Square Dancing. Free. Come solo or bring a partner.http://www.fola.us/

Sarah Blacker
May 23 @ 11:30 PM – May 24 @ 12:30 AM

Boston’s “Sundress Rocker” Sarah Blacker returns to Brandon Music for release party for new album, “In Waves.” $15 tickets. BYOB. Info, 802-247-4295, brandon-music.net. 62 Country Club Rd., Brandon.

May
24
Sun
Quartet Bussières
May 24 @ 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Quartet Bussières performs on May 24th at the North Universalist Chapel Society

May
25
Mon
Fitness Classes **
May 25 all-day

Cardio Strength with Britt 8 a.m.; Aqua Aerobics with Brit 9:15 a.m. Pico Sports Center. $15 or free with membership. Info, 802-422-1400.

Memorial Day
May 25 all-day

The federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. Thank you.

Memorial Day Luncheon
May 25 all-day

The Brandon Congregational Church, is hosting a luncheon honoring our sevice men and women in Fellowhship Hall on Monday following the Brandon Parade. Serving ham, biscuits, salads, ice cream and lemonade. A free will offering will be taken.

Level 1 & 2 Yoga
May 25 @ 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

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

Bone Builders **
May 25 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Mon. & Thurs. in Rochester, 9 a.m. Exercise program meets at Park House. Lightweight resistance training to help slow down or reverse osteoporosis. 802-767-3416. / 10 a.m. Killington’s Sherburne Library, Mon. & Thurs. 10-11 a.m., 802-422-3271.

Memorial Day Parade
May 25 @ 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Starting at 10:30a.m. come see the Memorial Day Parade march up Main Street, Poultney. The parade route starts at Stewarts’.

Memorial Day Parade
May 25 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Join the community in commemorating our Nation’s Fallen and Veterans. The parade begins at the Brandon Post Office then winds its way down Route 7 to and ends at the In at the town green.

Open Swim
May 25 @ 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Enjoy the warm water at Mitchell Therapy Pool at Vermont Achievement Center, 88 Park St., Rutland: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Call for more times & info, 802-773-7187.

Rutland Rotary
May 25 @ 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM

Rotary Club of Rutland meets Mondays for lunch at The Palms Restaurant. Learn more or become a member, journal@sover.net.

Commit to Quit **
May 25 @ 8:30 PM – 9:30 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 www.rrmc.org. Free!

Commit to Quit **
May 25 @ 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Rutland’s stop smoking program at RRMC on Mondays 4:30-5:30 p.m. or at Community Education Classroom at 254 Stratton Rd. on Thursdays 9-10 a.m. Register at 802-747-3768 or www.rrmc.org. Free!

Gentle Yoga
May 25 @ 9:00 PM – 10:00 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.

May
26
Tue
Fitness Classes **
May 26 all-day

Suspension Training with Michelle 8 a.m.; Yoga with Dawn 9:15 a.m. at Pico Sport Center, 802-422-1400. $15 or free for members, all ability levels. Sign up in advance for Suspension Training.

Wallingford Historical Society Talk
May 26 all-day

Wallingford Historical Society presetna talk by historian for Vermont Freemasons, Steve Farrington. Upstairs in Wallingford Town Hall. Free.

Open Swim **
May 26 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

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.

Bone Builders **
May 26 @ 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Poultney Young at Heart Senior Center free class Tues. & Thurs., 9:30-10:30 a.m. 287-9200. / Tues. & Thurs., 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Castleton Community Center. 468-3093. / Tues. & Thurs. Free exercise classes, 10-11 a.m., Mendon Methodist Church, 802-773-2694. Bridgewater Mill, 2nd floor, 3-4 p.m., 802-672-3384.

Art Workshop
May 26 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 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
May 26 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

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, rcpcc.org.

Story Time
May 26 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

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.

Learn To Knit***
May 26 @ 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Classes will be help at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. at Green Mountain Fibers. Class is free with purchase of yarn and knitting needles or $10.

Commit to Quit **
May 26 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 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 www.rrmc.org. Free!

Ludlow Rotary Club Meets
May 26 @ 4:15 PM – 5:15 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. ludlowrotary.com

TOPS Meeting
May 26 @ 9:00 PM – 10:00 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
May 26 @ 9:45 PM – 10:45 PM

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

Rutland Rugby
May 26 @ 10:00 PM – 11:00 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. facebook.com/rutlandrugbyclub.

Legion Bingo
May 26 @ 10:15 PM – 11:15 PM

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

Chess Club
May 26 @ 11:00 PM – May 27 @ 1:00 AM

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.

Trivia Night
May 26 @ 11:00 PM – May 27 @ 1:00 AM

Tuesday Trivia night at Ramunto’s Brick & Brew Pizza at 7 – 9 p.m. Prizes given each week!

May
27
Wed
Fitness Classes **
May 27 all-day

Midweek mix with Joyce 8 a.m.; Aqua Aerobics with Joyce 9:15 a.m.; Yoga Flow with Wendy 5:30 p.m. at Pico Sports Center. 802-422-1400. $15 or free for members. Sign up in advance for Spinning.

Vermont Farmers Market
May 27 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). Fresh produce, prepared local food, flowers, agricultural animal products, baked goods, crafts, health & beauty, maple syrup, wine, and much more. Also, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Info and vendors, vtfarmersmarket.org.

Yin Yoga
May 27 @ 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

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

Spring Farm Program
May 27 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Billings Farm & Museum holds Spring Farm Programs for Preschoolers on Wednesday mornings in May, 9-10:30 a.m. For ages 3 and up. This week, Wool Gathering. Meet the gang as they flock together in “Wool Gathering, A Sheep Family Reunion” – including Felice and Uncle Abe Ram. Discover what happens when some try to play Baa-dminton and who gets Rambunctious at suppertime, in reading these delightful poems! We’ll have a little reunion with our flock of Southdown sheep, make a sheep hand-print, and enjoy a snack with friends. $3 for members, $5 for public. Register at 802-457-2355 weekdays between 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Limited enrollment; advance registration required. Woodstock, billingsfarm.org.

Family Playgroup
May 27 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Rutland Co. Parent Child Center holds playgroup, at Castleton Library, Castleton. Wednesdays, 10-11:30 a.m. Informal gatherings for families who share a common thread of wanting a supportive experience for their child. For info, rcpcc.org

Story Time
May 27 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

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
May 27 @ 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Help learn to keep with all the emerging technology. Have personal questions answered with Lesley Hatch, who will get you through issues and on to happy computing. Wednesdays at Norman Williams Public Library, or by appointment. 10 the Green, Woodstock. 802-457-2295.

Learn To Knit***
May 27 @ 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Classes will be help at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. at Green Mountain Fibers. Class is free with purchase of yarn and knitting needles or $10.

Active Seniors Lunch
May 27 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 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.

RAVNAH Clinic
May 27 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

RAVNAH blood pressure and foot care clinic at Godnick Center, 1 Deer St., Rutland. $10 foot care. For info, call 802-775-0568.

Lego Club
May 27 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Maclure Library holds a weekly Lego Club on Wednesdays, 3-4 p.m. Everyone welcome, no sign up needed. Children under age 7 must be accompanied by an adult. Weekly challenges – build alone or as a team. Legos provided; please do not bring your own. Info, 802-483-2972.

BROC Turns 50
May 27 @ 8:30 PM – 11:00 PM

Help BROC – Community Action in Southwestern Vermont celebrate their 50th birthday at their facility at 45 Union Street Rutland. Free, will include food, drinks, children’s actvities and entertainment for all ages. Learn more at www.broc.org

Solar Electirc Cargo Bike Discussion
May 27 @ 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Wonding if an electric bicycle can replace your car? Join Karl Kemnitzer at the Normam Willaims Public LIbrary while he discusses his two electric cargo bikes. Free and open to all

Rutland Wellness
May 27 @ 9:00 PM – 11:00 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
May 27 @ 9:00 PM – 10:00 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.

Understanding Addiction
May 27 @ 9:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Dr. W. Gordon Frankle, Medical Director of Rutland Regional Medical Center’s West Ridge Center for Addiction & Recovery will present a talk about addiction at the Holiday Inn Conference Center on 476 Holiday Drive in Rutland. Free and open to the public. Pre-registration is not required. Info, 802-772-2400; rrmc.org.

Rotary Meeting
May 27 @ 10:00 PM – May 28 @ 12:00 AM

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. KillingtonPicoRotary.com.

Table Tennis
May 27 @ 11:00 PM – May 28 @ 1:30 AM

Green Mountain Table Tennis. Join for $30/ year membership. Games played at Knights of Columbus/Boys & Girls Club of Rutland County gym, 21 Merchants Row, Rutland. 7-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Info, 802-247-5913.

Marilyn Taggart Student Concert
May 27 @ 11:30 PM – May 28 @ 12:30 AM

Students of pianist Marilyn Taggart will give a convcert May 27th at The Barn at Riverside Farm in Pittsfield. Free and open to the public. For further information and/or directions, please call Mrs. Taggart at 802-234-9693