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Live Music Listings for May 15-May 21, 2024

WEDNESDAY

5/15

RSVP Bone Builders
9-10  a.m. Wednesdays. Godnick Adult Center, 1 Deer St., Rutland. Free. Full, waitlisted. Contact Retired Senior Volunteers (RSVP) at 802-774-8680 for a callback.

S.E.A.T. Exercises
9-10  a.m. Wednesdays. Godnick Adult Center, 1 Deer St., Rutland. $6 per individual class or $5 per class when paying for the whole month upfront. A brand-new, chair-based full body workout led by Melissa Cox, ACSM-GEL. rutlandrec.com/godnick or 802-773-1853

Senior Bone Builders
10 a.m.Wednesdays. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Rd., Killington. Free. Weights are provided. sherburnelibrary.org or 802-422-9765

Killington Active Seniors Lunch
11:30 a.m.Wednesdays. Lookout Tavern, 2910 Killington Road, Killington. $5 donation towards the meal, tip is covered by local donors. For more info, call 908-783-1050.

Harlem Wizards Game
4 p.m. Saturday, West Rutland School, 73 Main St, West Rutland. $2-$35. The World-Famous Harlem Wizards invite you and your family for a night of tricks, hoops, and alley-oops! Doors open at 3 p.m. Ticket prices range from $2 for students to $35 for Courtside Plus. Purchase tickets in advance. For more information, visit harlemwizards.com.

Cribbage for Adults
3-5 p.m..Wednesdays. Hartland Public Library, 135 Route 5, Hartland. Free. hartlandlibraryvt.org/calendar or 802-436-2473

Bone Builders
3:30-4:30 p.m..Wednesdays. Chaffee Art Center, 16 So. Main St., Rutland. Free. Improve balance and enhance energy and wellbeing. chafeeartcenter.org 

Figure Drawing with Live Model
5-7 p.m..Chaffee Art Center, 16 So. Main St., Rutland. chaffeeartcenter.org

Sip and Shop in Downtown Rutland
 5-8 p.m. — Downtown Rutland. $25 for All-Inclusive Ticket, $15 for Non-Drinking Ticket. Enjoy an evening of shopping and tasting as Downtown Rutland hosts its popular Sip & Shop event. Sample spirits, beer, cider, mead, and wine from vendors hosted at various locations. Must be 21 or older to sample alcoholic beverages. For more information, visit: downtownrutland.com.

MINT Makerspace Reopening with reMake Creative Reuse Shop
72 Merchants Row, Rutland. On the evening of Thursday, May 16 The MINT Makerspace reopens its downtown location with a new feature: reMake Creative Reuse Shop. reMake operates as a thrift store for art supplies and aims to make creativity more affordable and accessible in Rutland. After reMake’s opening at Rutland Downtown Sip + Shop, the store will be open for business and accepting donations on Wednesdays from 2-6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Ballroom Dance with Patti Panebianco
Wednesdays. Stone Valley Arts, 145 E. Main St., Poultney. 6-6:50 p.m. Waltz for adults. 7-7:50 p.m. Cha-cha for adults. For details and cost, contact Patti Panebianco at 516-909-1686 or email at pattipdance@gmail.com

THURSDAY

5/16

Art at the Chaffee: Artery
10:30am-Noon. Thursdays. Chaffee Art Center, 16 So. Main St., Rutland. Fee: $10 if you bring your own supplies, up to $20 if supplies provided. Painting in all mediums welcome. No set topic or instructor. Pre Register at chaffeeartcenter.org

Essentrics Strength and Balance
9-10 a.m.Thursdays. Stone Valley Arts, 145 E. Main St., Poultney. $10. No-weights, low impact workout combines principles from ballet, tai chi, and physiotherapy to restore flexibility and balance. Bring a mat and water. 

Bone Builders
9 a.m.Thursdays. Gilbert Hart Library, 14 S. Main St., Wallingford. 802-446-2685

Advanced Line Dance
9:30-10:30 a.m.Thursdays. Godnick Adult Center, 1 Deer St., Rutland. rutlandrec.com/godnick or 802-773-1853

Senior Bone Builders
10 a.m.Thursdays. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road., Killington. Free. Weights are provided. sherburnelibrary.org or 802-422-4323

Survivors Support Group
10am-Noon. Thursdays. Godnick Adult Center, 1 Deer St., Rutland. Free. Flyers available at the Godnick Center or call 802-775-3232. rutlandrec.com/godnick or 802-775-1853.

Ukulele Group
Noon-1 p.m..Thursdays. Chaffee Art Center, 16 So. Main St., Rutland. Free. Ages 12+. Pre-register the Wednesday before 802-775-0356 or chaffeeartcenter.square.site

Play Bridge!
2-4 p.m..Thursdays. Norman Williams Public Library, 10 The Green, Woodstock. Free. Beginners are welcome to observe. normanwilliams.org or 802-457-2295

S.T.E.A.M.
3-4 p.m..Thursdays. Hartland Public Library, 153 Route 5, Hartland. Free. Join us for S.T.E. A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) craft activities. Something different every week. kids@hartlandlibrary.org/calendar or 802-436-2473

Yoga with Kelly
3:45-4:45 p.m..Thursdays. Rutland Free Library, 10 Court St., Rutland. Free. 802-773-1860

Board Game Night
5 p.m..Thursdays. Hartland Public Library, 153 Route 5, Hartland. Free. hartlandlibrary.org/calendar or 803-436-2473

‘Jaws’
7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m..Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green, Woodstock. Adults, $10. Seniors, $9. Kids and members, $8. Second in our Throwback Thursday Series is the Original Blockbuster; Steven Spielberg’s 1975 masterpiece “Jaws.” When a small island town is threatened by a man-eating shark at the peak of beach season, putting the town folks’ livelihoods and lives at risk. pentangle-arts.square.site/movie-tickets

FRIDAY

5/17

Storytime at the Library
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Fridays. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road, Killington. Free. sherburnelibrary.org

Yoga & Meditation
10:30-11:30 a.m.Fridays. Godnick Adult Center, 1 Deer St., Rutland. rutlandrec.com/godnick or 802-773-1853

Bone Builders
11am-Noon. Fridays. Chaffee Art Center, 16 So. Main St., Rutland. Free. 802-775-0356

Pride Fused Glass
5-7 p.m..The MINT, 112 Quality Lane, Rutland. Members $45, non-members $65. In this introductory class we will be making rainbow or other pride flag variations on glass. This class will teach you the basic knowledge and skills needed to begin glass fusing. You will learn how to work safely, use tools and you will create one to 3 pieces that can be picked up that same week after they come out of the kiln. You will learn about COE(coefficient of expansion)of glass,  kiln firing, and how to choose glass and prepare it for firing. By the end of this fun class you will know: How to cut glass.  What COE means and why it is relevant to this work. How to achieve different glass effects with different firing schedules. How to layer glass for certain effects. How to respect the glass and related science to get the best fusing results. For safety we ask that all participants wear shoes with closed toes. The glass shop is in the back so please come to the second driveway and enter through the left door. To register: rutlandmint.org/event-5695890/Registration

Scott Garren’s Total Solar Eclipse Overview
7 p.m. — Shrewsbury Library, 98 Town Hill Road, Shrewsbury. Free. Join Scott Garren for an overview of the recent total solar eclipse of April 8, at the Shrewsbury Library. Participants are encouraged to share their stories and impressions and to bring their photos to be displayed on a projector. shrewsburyvt.org.

48 Hour Film Slam Kick-Off
5-6 p.m..JAM, 5 So. Main St., White River Junction. Free. Fight against the clock to write, shoot, and edit a short film in under 48 hours.Competition details here: https://uvjam.org/film-competitions/48-hour-film-slam/ Register at: www.uvjam.org Screening May 19th, 7 p.m..

SATURDAY

5/18

Intro to Birding – Advanced Bird Walk
7:30-9:30 a.m.VINS Nature Center, 149 Natures Way, Quechee. $28 General Public. $23 VINS members. A birding adventure through the varied habitats at the VINS Nature Center, culminating in the treetops on the Forest Canopy Walk. of VINS staff. Field guides and binoculars are recommended for this event.This workshop will be held outdoors, rain or shine. Participants should dress appropriately. info@vinsweb.org

Divided Sky Fun(d) Run
9 a.m.-12 p.m..111Jackson Gore Road. Ludlow. Join us in beautiful Ludlow, VT for the third annual Divided Sky Fun(d) Run! The 3rd Annual Divided Sky Fun(d) Run will be held on Saturday, May 18th, in the scenic Okemo Valley of Ludlow, VT. The run benefits the Divided Sky Foundation and the Springfield and Rutland Turning Point Centers. info@dividedskyfoundation.com

Sport Climbing Clinic
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 223 Woodstock Ave, Rutland. Ever wondered what quickdraws are? Learn sport lead climbing, anchor setting, anchor cleaning, and rappelling in this two-day clinic. Limited to six spots. Claim yours now by emailing haley@vermontclimbing.com or calling for more information.

Alice in Wonderland Garden Party
9 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday, Medway Road, 125 Medway Rd, Rutland. Free. Enjoy a delightful morning of delicious treats and amazing entertainment inspired by Alice in Wonderland. Spaces are limited, so book early by emailing events@thechasecarehome.co.uk. thechasecarehome.co.uk.

Vermont Outdoor Farmer’s Market
9 a.m.-2 p.m..Saturdays. Depot Park, downtown Rutland. Free. One of the largest farmers markets in the state and the first to operate year-round. vermontfarmersmarket.org

Lego Club
10-11 a.m.Saturdays. Gilbert Hart Library, 14 S. Main St., Wallingford. 802-446-2685

Rutland Railway Museum & Model Club
11a.m.-3 p.m..Saturdays. 79 Depot Lane, Center Rutland. Free. Maintained by the Rutland Railway Assoc. Inc., the historic depot is now a museum that houses an operating HO scale model railroad set up and displays hundreds of rare or antique model trains, photographs, signs, and memorabilia saved from an earlier time, including the former Rutland Railroad Caboose #45. rutlandrailway.org

Art at the Chaffee: Drop N’ Paint
Noon-2 p.m..Saturdays. Chaffee Art Center, 16 So. Main St., Rutland. $25 per person, instructor help optional with a fee. All ages. Supplies and images to paint are provided. Must pre register by Friday noon at: chaffeeartcenter.org or 802-775-0356.

Copper Cuff Bracelets, 2nd session
11 a.m.-1 p.m..The MINT, 112 Quality Lane, Rutland. Members $60, non-members $75. In this “make and take” class, participants will explore fold forming and texturing copper to create a copper cuff bracelet. Participants will force the copper to patina, choosing from a variety of techniques, and finish their bracelet with a wax sealant. We’ll be using a mapp gas torch to anneal our pieces. Participants should be comfortable with the idea of holding and firing a torch. This is a two-session class. Key learning points: Cutting copper base metal, Annealing, Fold forming, Using texturing (and other) hammers, and Exploring patina. SAFETY: Participants should bring gloves to prevent cuts from sharp metal. Long hair should be tied back. Instructor: Christine Harris. rutlandmint.org/event-5667836/Registration

Starlights Dance Academy: Reach for the Stars
1 p.m..Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., Rutland. Adults $35 + taxes/fees. Children 17 and under $25 + taxes/fees. paramountvt.org

Sean-nós (Old Style) Irish Dance with Kieran Jordan
1-3 p.m. Saturday Artistree Community Arts Center, 2095 Pomfret Rd, Pomfret $20. Kieran Jordan will lead a sean-nós Irish dance class featuring close-to-the-floor footwork and a playful dialogue with traditional Irish music. Suitable for all levels, the class includes warm-up, instruction, demonstration, and cool-down, with time for video-taping step sequences. artistreevt.org.

Music on the Mountain
2-8 p.m..111 Jackson Gore Rd. Ludlow. $20. Music on the Mountain, a concert created to celebrate recovery, will be held directly after Divided Sky Foundation’s Fun(d) Run on Saturday, May 18, 2024. Doors open at 2 p.m. Will feature performances by Anders Osborne, Dogs in a Pile, and Saints and Liars. Music on the Mountain has a suggested donation of $20, and participants in the Fun(d) Run are automatically registered (runners can show race bib for entry). Vendors will offer food and zero-proof beverages. Music on the Mountain is family-friendly and guests are encouraged to bring chairs, picnic blankets, etc, and enjoy the sights and sounds of the concert. All proceeds from ticket sales and other donations benefit Divided Sky Foundation. dividedskyfoundation.com

Compost Workshop
2:30-3:30 p.m..Mission Farm VT, 316 Mission Farm Rd., Killington. Free. missionfarmvt.org

Harlem Wizards Game
4 p.m. West Rutland School, 73 Main St, West Rutland. $2-$35. The World-Famous Harlem Wizards invite you and your family for a night of tricks, hoops, and alley-oops! Doors open at 3 p.m. Ticket prices range from $2 for students to $35 for Courtside Plus. Purchase tickets in advance. For more information, visit harlemwizards.com.

‘The Fall Guy’
7:30-9:30 p.m..Woodstock Town Hall, 31 The Green, Woodstock. Adults, $10. Seniors, $9. Kids and members, $8. A down-and-out stuntman must find the missing star of his ex-girlfriend’s blockbuster film in this Explosive Action Comedy. https://pentangle-arts.square.site/movie-tickets

SUNDAY

5/19

Sport Climbing Clinic
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 223 Woodstock Ave, Rutland. Ever wondered what quickdraws are? Learn sport lead climbing, anchor setting, anchor cleaning, and rappelling in this two-day clinic. Limited to six spots. Claim yours now by emailing haley@vermontclimbing.com or calling for more information.

Gathering at Mission Farm
9:30-10:30 a.m. Mission Farm, 316 Mission Farm Road, Killington. Sunday gatherings built around connection and community. We welcome your participation as a reader or greeter or bell ringer or simply your presence with us. We gather outdoors when possible. missionfarmvt.org

Race Around the Lake
10:30  a.m.5k Race starts at 11 a.m.Silver Lake State Park, 250 North Road, Barnard. 10k Run: Adults, $45. Children 12 & under, $35. 5k Run/Walk: Adults, $35. Children 12 & under, $25. Virtual: Adults, $25. Children 12 & under, $15. After-Race activities include Chef’s Table lunch, live music and awards ceremony along the lakefront. Can’t attend but still want to participate? Sign up to race Virtually wherever you are. Registration: https://runsignup.com/Race/VT/Barnard/BarnArtsRaceAroundtheLake

Laurel Glen Open House
12-2 p.m. — Laurel Glen, 98 Town Hill Road, Shrewsbury. Free. Explore Laurel Glen, the property of John P. Bowman, during an open house event. Uniformed docents will share stories of Mr. Bowman’s remarkable life. For more information, email Freddie.monder@gmail.com.

Rutland – Phoenix Fables Fantasy Book Club featuring “Legends and Lattes”
2 p.m.  2 Center St, Rutland. Join our our booksellers in Rutland for Phoenix Fables, a fantasy book club. May’s selection is Legends & Lattes by Travis Baldree. Grab your copy at the Rutland store or online, and come prepared for a lively discussion (including spoilers)

Organ Recital by Vaughn Watson
3 p.m. Our Lady of Seven Dolors, VT Route 22a, Fair Haven. Free will offering. In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Our Lady of Seven Dolors parish, Vaughn Watson will present an organ recital featuring works by J.S. Bach, Robert Schumann, Louis Vierne, Marcel Dupré, and Eugène Gigout on the church’s historic 1853 E. & G. G. Hook organ. A reception will follow. For more information, call (802) 759-2453.

Bach’s St. John Passion by Upper Valley Baroque
3 p.m. The Chandler Center for the Arts, Randolph Ticket prices vary. Upper Valley Baroque presents Bach’s St. John Passion performed by a professional choir and orchestra. Celebrate the 300th anniversary of this masterpiece in Leipzig, Germany. For tickets and information, visit: uppervalleybaroque.org.

Trumpet and Organ Recital
4 p.m..Grace Congregational Church, 8 Court St., Rutland. Free. Trumpet recital featuring Andrew Loose, trumpet, and Alastair Stout, organ and piano, May 19 at 4 p.m. in the Sanctuary. gracechurchvt.org
or 802-775-4301

48 Hour Film Slam Screening and Awards Ceremony
7-9 p.m..JAM, 5 So. Main St., White River Junction. Free. Gather to watch locally made shorts and see how our brave filmmakers fared against the clock. Register at uvjam.org 

‘Darkness & Light’ Concert by Upper Valley Voices
 7 p.m. — United Church of Strafford, 232 Justin Morrill Memorial Hwy, Strafford. $15 pre-order, $20 at door. Join Upper Valley Voices for an evening of music addressing the darkness of our times and offering a call to manifest our own healing light. For more information and pre-orders, visit: thetfordchambersingers.org/new-page-1.

‘The Fall Guy’
7:30-9:30 p.m..Woodstock Town Hall, 31 The Green, Woodstock. Adults, $10. Seniors, $9. Kids and members, $8. A down-and-out stuntman must find the missing star of his ex-girlfriend’s blockbuster film in this Explosive Action Comedy. https://pentangle-arts.square.site/movie-tickets

MONDAY

5/20

Senior Bone Builders
10 a.m. Mondays. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road., Killington. Free. Weights are provided. sherburnelibrary.org or 802-422-9765

Community Lunch
11:30am-12:30 p.m..Mondays. Godnick Adult Center, 1 Deer St., Rutland. Over 60, $3.50. Under 60, $6. Donations welcome. In partnership with the Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging and Meals on Wheels, the Godnick Center hosts congregate meals. Make new friends, connect with pals. Call 802-773-1853 and leave a message with your name and phone number the Thursday before. rutlandrec.com/godnick for the menu. 

Monday Movie
1 p.m..Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Roadd., Killington. Free. Contact the library for the title. sherburnelibrary.org/movie-monday or 802-422-9765

JAM Scriptwriters’ Group
5:30-7 p.m..Every other Monday. JAM, 5 So. Main St., White River Junction. Free. Adults 17+. Gather bi-weekly with a dedicated group to meet talented local writers, learn new script writing techniques, and receive peer feedback on your work. Meetings are free of charge and not mandatory, but we encourage consistent participation to get the most out of this group! For more information and to register: uvjam.org/scriptwritersgroup/ 

Contemporary Modern Dance for Adults
6-7:15 p.m..Stone Valley Arts, 145 E. Main St., Poultney. Adult, all levels. 6 week session $78, $15 drop in. This class begins with a warm up to focus on increasing flexibility, core strength and body alignment with established modern dance techniques. We will explore moving in space in a variety of ways and learn short dance phrases. This class introduces diverse approaches to modern dance and supports individual creativity. Instructor: Erika Schmidt, MFA. vitalsparkperformancegroup.com.

‘The Fall Guy’
7:30-9:30 p.m. Woodstock Town Hall, 31 The Green, Woodstock. Adults, $10. Seniors, $9. Kids and members, $8. A down-and-out stuntman must find the missing star of his ex-girlfriend’s blockbuster film in this Explosive Action Comedy. pentangle-arts.square.site/movie-tickets

Nature Observations Presentation by Tom Estill
7 p.m. Monday Godnick Center, 1 Deer St., Rutland Free. Tom Estill, a retired science educator and expert on the American Chestnut tree, will discuss his 10-year project of nature observations in Rutland’s Pine Hill Park. For more information, visit rutlandrec.com.

TUESDAY

5/21

Spring Bird Walks
7:30-10:30 a.m .Tuesdays. Free. Join Slate Valley Trails and the Rutland County Audubon Society for weekly slow-paced (3 to 4 miles, 3 to 4 hours) bird & wildflower hike in the Poultney area, Tuesdays at 7:30  a.m.All are welcome. No worries if you can’t identify many birds. There will be friendly birders in the group who will happily share their knowledge with you. Bring water and a snack (and insect repellent if you use it),binoculars, cameras, field guides, if you have them. Contact Joel Tilley for more information: jptilley50@gmail.com. Locations will change each week. 

Bone Builders
9 a.m.Tuesdays. Gilbert Hart Library, 14 S. Main St., Wallingford. 802-446-2685

Line Dance for Beginners
9:30-10:30 a.m.Tuesdays. Godnick Adult Center, 1 Deer St., Rutland. Line dance basics taught by Sharon McKee. No partner or experience needed. Call 802-773-1853 for cost and to sign up. rutlandrec.com/godnick

Bridge Club
Noon-4:30 p.m..Tuesdays. Godnick Adult Center, 1 Deer St., Rutland. Free. rutlandrec.com/godnick

Bridge Club
2-4 p.m..Tuesdays. Hartland Public Library, 150 US-5, Hartland. Free. All levels welcome. Want to learn? Contact Toni at 802-436-2943 or email tonidave@vermontel.net

Chess Club
4-6 p.m..Tuesdays. Godnick Adult Center, 1 Deer St., Rutland. Free. Whether you have been playing for years or are new. If possible, bring your own chess set; some sets will be available. Contact club organizer Gregory Weller at gawchess802@gmail.com

Play Chess, Backgammon!
5-7 p.m..Tuesdays. Norman Public Library, 10 The Green, Woodstock. Free. All skill levels are welcome and coaching is available. Bring your own set or use one of ours. normanwilliams.org or 802-457-2295

Working with the Wheel, 3rd Session
6-8 p.m..The MINT, 112 Quality Lane, Rutland. Learn to use the potters wheel in our new Pottery Lab while you make your own one-of-a-kind drinking vessel.  At the end of this class you will walk away with either the perfect gift or your new favorite mug! rutlandmint.org/event-5678544/JoinWaitlist 

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