Events Calendar

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

May
7
Thu
Fitness Classes
May 7 all-day

Yoga with Dawn at Pico Sport Center, 802-422-1400. Sign up in advance for Spinning and Suspension Training. Free for members, all ability levels.

Open Swim **
May 7 @ 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.; 5-7 p.m. Call for more times & info, 802-773-7187.

Commit to Quit **
May 7 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 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!

Thursday Hikers
May 7 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Explore the trails in Equinox Preserve, Manchester. Moderate hike. Meet at 9 a.m. at Godnick Center, 1 Deer St., Rutland, to car pool. Bring lunch. Call for info, 802-747-4466.

Bone Builders **
May 7 @ 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Tues. & Thurs., 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Poultney Young at Heart Senior Center. Free. 287-9200. 9:30 a.m. Meets Tues. & Thurs., / 10 a.m. Killington’s Sherburne Library, Mon. & Thurs. 10-11 a.m., 422-3271; Tues. & Thurs. 10-11 a.m., Mendon Methodist Church, 773-2694; Bridgewater Mill, 2nd floor, 3-4 p.m., 672-3384. Free.9:30-10:30 a.m. at Castleton Community Center. Free. 468-3093.

Book Sale
May 7 @ 1:30 PM – 9:00 PM

West Rutland Public Library book sale during operating hours: M, W, F, 1:30-5 p.m. Tues, Thurs. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Variety of kids and adult books and audio cds. 595 Main St., West Rutland.

Matter of Balance
May 7 @ 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

RRMC sponsors Matter of Balance classes held on Thursdays May 7, 14, 21, 28; June 4, 11, 18 at Castleton Community Center, 2108 Main St., Castleton. Free, 8 week program designed to reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults. Pre-registration required at 802-468-3093.

Family Playgroup
May 7 @ 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.

RAVNAH Clinic
May 7 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

RAVNAH foot care and blood pressure clinic at Parker House, Rutland. $10 foot clinic. Info, 802-775-0568.

Story Hour
May 7 @ 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

Promoting early literacy and socialization skills in a fun setting. Stories, songs, movement, craft. No registration. Ages 2+. Fox Room, Rutland Free Library, 10-10:45 a.m. 773-1860.

Story Time
May 7 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Preschool story time with Lynn from Rutland Child Parent Center for story, songs, crafts, playgroup, and snack. Thursdays, 10-12 p.m. at Maclure Library, Pittsford. Info, 802-483-2972.

Lego Club
May 7 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Lego Club at the West Rutland Public Library. Thursdays at 3 p.m. All ages welcome. Info, 802-438-2964.

Figure Drawing
May 7 @ 10:00 PM – May 8 @ 12:00 AM

Chaffee Art Center Downtown hosts bi-weekly Thursday figure drawing sessions, 6-8 p.m. New live models each week. Bring drawing materials & paper pad. Boards & benches provided. Advance registration required to 802-775-0062. Members $10; Non-members $15. chaffeeartcenter.org

Paint & Sip
May 7 @ 10:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Paint & Sip with the Art Garage and Rae Newell at the Swiss Farm Inn, Pittsfield. Sponsored by Pittsfield’s Roger Clark Memorial Library. FREE and open to the public, but limited space; sign up at www.pittsfieldlibrary.com/programs. 40 Village Green, Pittsfield.

Rummage Sale
May 7 @ 10:00 PM – May 8 @ 1:00 AM

Spring Rummage Sale in Fellowship Hall at Grace Congregational Church, 8 Court St., Rutland. Enter at Center Street. Lot of items, low prices. Proceeds benefit Women’s Ministries local mission.

Rutland Rugby
May 7 @ 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.

Open Mic
May 7 @ 10:30 PM – May 8 @ 1:30 AM

Open Mic Thursdays at Ramunto’s Brick and Brew Pizza in Bridgewater Mill Mall are hosted by Andy Lugo, through June 11. Play once to enter to win Gibson Les Paul guitar and bluetooth amp, and more prizes each week. 102 Mill Rd., Bridgewater. info, 802-672-1120.

Bridge Club
May 7 @ 11:00 PM – May 8 @ 12:00 AM

Marble Valley Duplicate Bridge Club meets at Godnick Center. Sanctioned duplicate bridge games. Info, 802-228-6276. Under new management.

Nurses Week Movie Screening
May 7 @ 11:30 PM – May 8 @ 12:30 AM

Rutland Regional Medical Center celebrates National Nurses Week (May 6-12) with documentary, “The American Nurse” at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., Rutland. Free, open to the public.

May
8
Fri
Fitness Classes **
May 8 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.

VSO at Area Schools **
May 8 all-day

Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s “Raising Cane” woodwind trio presents performances at Rutland County Schools: 10:30 a.m. at Neshobe School, Brandon; 1:30 p.m. at Barstow Memorial School, Chittenden.

Open Swim **
May 8 @ 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.; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Call for more times & info, 802-773-7187.

Level 1 Yoga
May 8 @ 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

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

Bag Sale
May 8 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Bag Sale day of Spring Rummage Sale in Fellowship Hall at Grace Congregational Church, 8 Court St., Rutland. Enter at Center Street. 1/2 price on some items. Proceeds benefit Women’s Ministries local mission.

Family Playgroup
May 8 @ 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 8 @ 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

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

Spring Golf Tournament
May 8 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Mount St. Joseph Academy’s spring golf tournament at Proctor-Pittsford Country Club in memory of John Valente. Proceeds help make MSJ education more affordable for today’s students. Captain and crew, 1 p.m. shotgun start. $50 entry fee or $45 PPCC members. Teams four or five people. Info, 802-775-0151.

Book Sale
May 8 @ 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM

West Rutland Public Library book sale during operating hours: M, W, F, 1:30-5 p.m. Tues, Thurs. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Variety of kids and adult books and audio cds. 595 Main St., West Rutland.

Osher Lecture
May 8 @ 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.

Classical Guitar Magic
May 8 @ 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Concert recital featuring Christopher Schoelen, New England Conservatory Master Student and emerging classical guitar performer/teacher. At Norman Williams Public Library, 10 the Green, Woodstock. Info, 802-457-2295.

Rocky Horror Audition
May 8 @ 8:00 PM – May 9 @ 10:00 PM

Call for a 15-minute audition slot for Pentangle Arts Council’s presentation of the Rocky Horror Show – 802-457-3981 or visit pentanglearts.org for information. May 8, 4-6 p.m. and May 9, 12-6 p.m. at Woodstock Town Hall Theatre. Performances Oct. 23, 24, 30, 31, Nov. 1. Rehearsals begin Sept.

Community Art Event
May 8 @ 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Community College of Vermont’s Rutland center holds annual community art event in Cafe CCV, 5-7 p.m. Features student artwork including jewelry, ceramics, photography, more. Kids’ activities, games, refreshments. Free, open to the public. Info, 802-786-6996. 60 West St., Rutland.

Texas Hold’em
May 8 @ 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Texas Hold’ Em Tournament to benefit athlete Matthew Lorman, 5 p.m.-12 a.m. at Knights of Columbus, 21 Merchants Row, Rutland. Matthew was asked to represent Vermont at 18th Annual Down Under International Games in Australia. Support his journey! Doors open 5 p.m. Tournaments start 6 p.m. $50 buy-in; 65 percent to winners. Seating up to 100 players. $10 best hand winner takes all. Finger foods served. Info, 802-770-9670.

Opening Reception
May 8 @ 9:30 PM – 11:00 PM

ArtisTree Community Arts Center holds opening reception for exhibit Birds of a Flower: Mothers and Moss from 5:30-7 p.m. Exhibit May 8-10. 2095 Pomfret Rd., S. Pomfret. Info, artistreevt.org, 802-422-3500.

Level 2 Yoga
May 8 @ 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.

Open Gym
May 8 @ 11:00 PM – May 9 @ 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.

Religious Speaker
May 8 @ 11:00 PM – May 9 @ 12:00 AM

Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, a journal of religious freedom, will speak at Rutland Area Christian School, 112 Lincoln Ave., Rutland. “What is Religious Freedom?” Free, open to the public.

Bells of Joy
May 8 @ 11:30 PM – May 9 @ 12:30 AM

Bells of Joy Handbell Choir, under direction of Karen James, presents 32nd annual Spring Concert in Chapel of Rutland United Methodist Church. Free will offering received. 71 Williams St., Rutland.

Final Shows
May 8 @ 11:30 PM – May 9 @ 4:00 AM

Join Mill River Union Middle School’s Stage 20 for final show of the year, Slawomir Mrozek’s quirky one act “Fox Hunt.” The Polish playwright’s political parable is both absurd and thought-provoking, and promises entertainment for all audiences. May 8 and 9, 7:30 p.m. $5 general admission. 2321 Middle Rd, North Clarendon. Info, 802-775-1925 ext. 270.

House Blend
May 8 @ 11:30 PM – May 9 @ 12:30 AM

College of St. Joseph hosts House Blend, a cappella group of 20 veteran singers from Vt. and N.H. Concert benefits Homeless Prevention Center of Rutland County. CSJ Tuttle Hall Theater. $10 admission. Info, 802-775-9286. 71 Clement Rd., Rutland.

May
9
Sat
Vermont Farmers Market
May 9 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.

Food Drive
May 9 @ 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM

22nd annual Rutland County Letter Carriers Food Drive, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Local letter carriers will collect non-perishable food items to donate to local food shelf. Leave donations for Rutland Letter Carriers; they do the rest.

Pancake Breakfast
May 9 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Pancake breakfast buffet at Masonic Lodge, 63 Franklin St., Rutland, 8-11 a.m. Members of Hiram Lodge #101, F&AM, and Gilman Chapter #88, OES hold the event to raise funds for scholarship program and other charitable projects. $8 adults, $3 under age 6. Pancakes, french toast, eggs, omelets, home fries, hash, beverages, and more.

Passport Day
May 9 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

USPS Northern New England District presents Passport Day at Rutland Post Office. Summer travel season is near; see the world, get a passport! Applications accepted 8 a.m.-12 p.m. For info about required documentation or forms, visit www.travel.state.gov.

Plant Sale
May 9 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

31st annual Tinmouth Plant Sale at the Old Firehouse, in the center of Tinmouth. Viewing 7:30-8 a.m. No sales before “go” right at 8 a.m. Come early for best selection! Locally grown and dug perennials and shrubs, and young plants. $4 large perennials; $3 smaller pots. Bake sale, car wash, and more to help support Tinmouth community and school. Info, 802-446-2928, tinmouthvt.org.

Rugby Tournament
May 9 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Rutland Roosters Rugby Football Club hosts annual Keith Page Memorial Rugby Tournament at Gawet Field, 600 Marble St., West Rutland. A free day of rugby plus food and raffles. Benefits Silver Towers camp, providing overnight retreat for those with mental and/or physical disabilities. Tournaments start at 8 a.m.

Kiwanis Fishing Derby
May 9 @ 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Rutland Kiwanis Club and Rutland Rec & Parks Dept. hosts fishing derby for kids up to age 13, 8:30-11 a.m. Registration 8:30 a.m. Parent/guardian must accompany kids. Held at Combination Pond. Off Sharon Drive, Rutland. Info, 802-773-1822.

Fan Festival
May 9 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Devil’s Bowl Speedway Fan Festival hits Downtown Rutland as Center Street gives fans an up-close preview of the racing season and a chance to meet the drivers. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. along Center Street. Awards for Best Appearing Car in all four racing divisions, and one for best overall appearing racecar. Info, rutlandvermont.com.

Living with Alzheimer’s
May 9 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Living with Alzheimer’s for the Late Stage Caregiver program at Stafford Tech Center. Course offers the opportunity to learn about the late stage of Alzheimer’s and related dementia; discussion around ways to provide optimal end of life care and foster meaningful connections throughout the late stage. VIT at Stafford, 8 Stratton Rd., Rutland. Free, registration required at 800-272-3900. 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Working Woodlands Workshop
May 9 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

May Flowers walking tour through Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park, Woodstock. Find trilliums, trout lilies, spring beauties and other forest flowers that bloom in this short season. Easy, 1.5 miles. 9-11 a.m. Meet at Forest Center; parking at Billings Farm & Museum. Free. Info, 802-457-3368 x22.

Book Sale
May 9 @ 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

West Rutland Public Library book sale during operating hours: M, W, F, 1:30-5 p.m. Tues, Thurs. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Variety of kids and adult books and audio cds. 595 Main St., West Rutland.

Historical Hike
May 9 @ 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Mendon Historical Society to hold a hike following Old Turnpike Road, with points of interest of old Shedd Tavern, LT crossing, and more. Led by Justin Lindholm. Meet at Mendon Town Office at 12:30 p.m. to caravan to starting point. Bring water, snacks, and wear sturdy shoes. Rain date is May 10. Call for more info, 802-773-8172.

Family Movement
May 9 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

ArtisTree Community Arts Center holds monthly class, Family Movement 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.

Gentle Yoga
May 9 @ 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.

Mother’s Day 5K
May 9 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Mother’s Day 5k, run, walk and stroller run hosted by Marble Valley Runners, held at Giorgetti Park. Strollers and kids welcome free; $20 adults. Registration opens 9 a.m. Race begins 10 a.m. All mothers receive special prize. For info, call 802-772-0049; marblevalleyrunners.org.

Basket Party
May 9 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Hosted by employees of Kinney Drugs, a Basket Party to benefit Children’s Miracle Network University of Vermont Children’s Hospital. Doors open 11 a.m. Drawing 1 p.m. 50/50 raffle; refreshments available. $5 first sheet; $2 additional. Held at Fair Haven American Legion, 72 S. Main St., Fair Haven. For Info or to make a donation, 802-468-5777.

Open Gym
May 9 @ 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.

Religious Speaker
May 9 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, a journal of religious freedom, will speak at worship service at Rutland Seventh-day Advent Church, 158 Stratton Rd. First talk, “The Bones of Joseph,” then potluck, then talk “The Twilight of Freedom,” followed by Q&A. Free, open to the public. RSVP to 802-775-5706.

Drumstrong Vt.
May 9 @ 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Hands-On Music in Brandon presents 2nd annual Drumstrong Vermont, a 5-hour drum-a-thon from 12-5 p.m. to raise funds and awareness in fight to beat cancer. 27 Center St., Brandon. Bring your own drum, or use theirs. Sponsor a drummer, make donations, silent auction, or drum! Visit drumstrong.org or call 802-345-1714.

Afternoon Tea
May 9 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Afternoon Tea and Garden Party at Rutland United Methodist Church, in Fellowship Hall. Tea and fellowship, savories, tea sandwiches and sweets, coffee and tea, plus a floral demonstration. Prizes for best decorated garden party hats. Fine tea attire optional. 71 Williams St., Rutland.

Open Swim
May 9 @ 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.

Season Opener
May 9 @ 10:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Devil’s Bowl Speedway is open! Season opener, Modified 100, under the lights. Admission. 2743 Route 22A, West Haven. Info, devilsbowlspeedwayvt.com

VVSHS Benefit
May 9 @ 10:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Beachwood performing artist James Lee Stanley performs a concert at Norman Williams Public Library in Woodstock, as a benefit for VVSHS (Vt. Volunteer Services Humane Society). $15 at the door, supporting the organization. 10 the Green, Woodstock.

FOLA Movie
May 9 @ 11:00 PM – May 10 @ 12:00 AM

Next FOLA move at Ludlow Town Hall Auditorium is “The Grand Budapest Hotel” starring Ralph Fiennes. Free, open to the public. Donations gratefully accepted. Free popcorn and water. 37 Depot St., Ludlow. Info, fola.us.

Laredo/Robinson Duo
May 9 @ 11:30 PM – May 10 @ 12:30 AM

Jaime Laredo and Sharon Robinson make debut at Chandler Music Hall with program including violin/cello duos by Mozart, Kodaly, Johann Halvorsen, and Erwin Schulhoff. Reserved seating: $33 adults in advance, $35 day of show, $10 students. 71-73 Main St., Randolph.

May
10
Sun
Cirque Mechanics: Pedal Punk
May 10 @ 12:00 AM – 1:00 AM

Pedal Punk is a steam punk experience, a rowdy circus where mischief is on wheels. See the show at Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., Rutland. Tickets, $29.75-$39.75 at paramountvt.org; 802-775-0903.

Mother’s Day Tea
May 10 @ 3:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Treat mom or special someone to Mother’s Day English High Tea at Brandon Music, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Traditional tea time, with piano tunes of Fred Barnes. Reservations at 802-247-4295. $25 adults, $14 under age 12. 62 Country Club Rd., Brandon.

Mother’s Day Tea
May 10 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Otter Valley Union High School’s Walking Stick Theatre holds Mother’s Day Tea at Brandon Inn, 20 Park St., Brandon, from 12-3 p.m. Traditional British tea time includes pots of tea, tea sandwiches including chicken salad, smoked salmon, cucumber and cheese, fresh scones with homemade jams and whipped cream, and an assortment of cookies, bars and cakes. $20 adults, $10 for children 12 and under. Reservations required at 802-247-5766. Fundraiser for Theatre trip to Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland.

Script Club
May 10 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

ArtisTree Community Arts Center holds monthly class, Script Club, 3-5 p.m. Free. Ages 16+ and adults. 2095 Pomfret Rd., S. Pomfret. Info, artistreevt.org, RSVP to 802-422-3500.

May
11
Mon
Fitness Classes **
May 11 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.

Level 1 & 2 Yoga
May 11 @ 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 11 @ 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.

Open Swim
May 11 @ 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 11 @ 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.

Book Sale
May 11 @ 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM

West Rutland Public Library book sale during operating hours: M, W, F, 1:30-5 p.m. Tues, Thurs. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Variety of kids and adult books and audio cds. 595 Main St., West Rutland.

Commit to Quit **
May 11 @ 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 11 @ 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 11 @ 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
12
Tue
Fitness Classes **
May 12 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.

VSO at Area Schools **
May 12 all-day

Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s “Raising Cane” woodwind trio presents performances at Rutland County Schools: 9:15 a.m. at Rutland Northeast Primary School; 10:45 a.m. at Rutland Northwest Primary School; 1:15 p.m. at Middletown Springs Elementary School.

Open Swim **
May 12 @ 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 12 @ 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.

Book Sale
May 12 @ 1:30 PM – 9:00 PM

West Rutland Public Library book sale during operating hours: M, W, F, 1:30-5 p.m. Tues, Thurs. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Variety of kids and adult books and audio cds. 595 Main St., West Rutland.

Art Workshop
May 12 @ 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 12 @ 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 12 @ 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.

What’s On Your Nightstand?
May 12 @ 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM

Come chat about the books you are reading now, the books you’ve loved forever and discover the favorites of others. You’ll never have to wonder what to read next again. We promise. Free and open to all. Norman Williams Public Library, 10 the Green, Woodstock. Info, 802-457-2295.

Commit to Quit **
May 12 @ 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!

History Program
May 12 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Stories of Woodstock’s Past: The Home Front WWII, 12-1 p.m. at Woodstock History Center. The Norman Williams Public Library and the Woodstock History Center invite you to hear remembrances and stories from the Home Front – victory gardens, rationing, womens’ roles, plane spotters, training and much more. Free and open to all. Info, 802-457-2295. 26 Elm St., Woodstock.

Ludlow Rotary Club Meets
May 12 @ 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

Know the Signs
May 12 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Know the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Training to learn, separate myth from reality and address common fears. Hear from people who have the disease, and how to recognize signs in yourself and others. At Rutland Free Library, 10 Court St., Rutland. Free, registration requested at 800-272-3900.

TOPS Meeting
May 12 @ 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 12 @ 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 12 @ 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 12 @ 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 12 @ 11:00 PM – May 13 @ 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.

Open Mic
May 12 @ 11:00 PM – May 13 @ 1:00 AM

Second Tuesday Open Mic held from 7-9 p.m. at Wallingford Town Hall. Musicians, poets, storytellers invited to take the stage. Or just come to enjoy the show! Sound system available. To perform, call 802-446-2872 or townadmin@wallingfordvt.com. Desserts and beverages available. 75 School St., Wallingford.

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Fitness Classes **
May 13 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 13 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.

Chainsaw Competition
May 13 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Stafford Technical Center’s Forestry and Natural Resource Program hosts chainsaw safety and skills competition at Gagnon Lumber, Stevens Rd., Pittsford. Forty high school students from around the state will exercise skills in Game of Logging event. Prizes awarded.

Business Presentation
May 13 @ 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Hannah Abrams of AdviCoach offers free business presentation at Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce, 50 Merchants Row from 8:30-10 a.m. Title: 1% Vision & 99% Alignment: 1-Page Strategic Planning for Business Owners. A unique framework that everything else builds upon. Leverage the plan with Hannah! Free, open to the public. Register at http://goo.gl/CsrRzn

Yin Yoga
May 13 @ 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 13 @ 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, “Sugaring.” Learn how Nora and her grandfather collect sap to boil into syrup in this book. Visit partners at National Park to find century-old sugar maples, create a “Maple Tree in Every Season” pictures, and enjoy a sweet treat. $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 13 @ 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

Haircut-A-Thon
May 13 @ 2:00 PM – May 15 @ 6:00 PM

Stafford Technical Center’s Bellezza Salon holds a Hair-Cut-Athon to benefit Pediatric Stroke Awareness, May 13-15, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. each day. Cuts start at $5; walk-ins are welcome. For more info, call 802-770-1054. Benefits the Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Assoc.

RAVNAH Clinic
May 13 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

RAVNAH foot care and blood pressure clinic at Templewood Court, Rutland. $10 foot clinic. Info, 802-775-0568.

Story Time
May 13 @ 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 Wednesday
May 13 @ 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Norman Williams Public Library welcomes Lesley Hatch to answer personal technology questions you may have, to help with happy computing. Every Wednesday, or by appointment. 10 the Green, Woodstock. Info, 802-457-2295.

Active Seniors Lunch
May 13 @ 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.

Book Sale
May 13 @ 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM

West Rutland Public Library book sale during operating hours: M, W, F, 1:30-5 p.m. Tues, Thurs. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Variety of kids and adult books and audio cds. 595 Main St., West Rutland.

Lego Club
May 13 @ 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.

Foreclosure Prevention
May 13 @ 9:00 PM – May 14 @ 1:00 AM

NeighborWorks of Western Vermont holds Foreclosure Prevention Workshop to help work with your lender to find the best possible solution for you. Covers rights, reviews timelines, helps understand options and know what to expect. 5-9 p.m. at NeighborWorks Office, 110 Marble St., West Rutland. $25 refundable deposit, at end of class. Registers at 802-438-2303.

Rutland Wellness
May 13 @ 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 13 @ 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.

Rotary Meeting
May 13 @ 10:00 PM – May 14 @ 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.

Sip N’ Dip Painting
May 13 @ 10:30 PM – May 14 @ 1:00 AM

Chaffee Downtown holds weekly classes, with instructors alternating each week. Tuition: $30 members, $25 non-members. Beginner to seasoned artists are welcome to attend. Participants will bring a self made painting home at the end of the night. BYOB, so grab your favorite bottle and closest friends for an evening of creativity. All materials provided. Advance registration required, 802-775-0356. 75 Merchants Row, Rutland.

Table Tennis
May 13 @ 11:00 PM – May 14 @ 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.