Calendar

Graphic Novel Book Club for Kids
3-4 p.m. Norman Williams Public Library 10 The Green, Woodstock. Free. Learn about new graphic novels, talk about your favorites, and maybe create your own. normanwilliams.org, 802-457-2295Acoustic

Jam Session
6:30 p.m. ArtisTree, 2095 Pomfret Road, So. Pomfret. Free, donation optional. Bring your instrument and some tunes, take turns playing in a friendly circle led by Kelly Rosenthal of Rose Hip Jam. Not an open mic. artistreevt.org/artistree-events

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-GEI. rutlandrec.com/godnick or 802-773-1853

Senior Bone Builders
10 a.m. Wednesdays. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road, 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.

Great Courses Curriculum
Castleton Community Center, 2108 Main St., Castleton. Noon. Wednesdays. Community Center dinner. 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Great Courses curriculum. castletoncsi.org or call 802-468-3093.

Book Club
1:30 p.m. Last Wednesday of the month. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 Riverz Road, Killington. Free. sherburnelibrary.org or 802-422-9765

Cribbage for Adults
3-5 p.m. Wednesdays. Hartland Public Library, 153 Route 5, Hartland. Free. hartlandlibraryvt.org/calendar/ or 802-436-2473

Graphic Novel Book Club for Kids
3-4 p.m. Weekly on Wednesdays. Norman Williams Public Library 10 The Green, Woodstock. Free. Learn about new graphic novels, talk about your favorites, and maybe create your own. normanwilliams.org, 802-457-2295   

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. chaffeeartcenter.org or 802-775-0356

Rutland Regional Planning Commission Final Open House
5-8 p.m. Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., Rutland. Free. Your input is sought as the RRPC is gearing up to update the future of the 27-town Rutland planning district. Learn about your hometown’s needs, get your questions answered, and get a chance to win a door prize! rutlandrpc.org/plan2026

OVRCC April Mixer at Ludlow Health Center
5 p.m. Ludlow Health Center, 1 Elm St, Ludlow.  Join Okemo Valley Chamber Members for an April Mixer at Ludlow Health Center. Enjoy refreshments and delicious snacks while exploring the Health Center and connecting with friends, colleagues, and members in the region. For more info, visit: uschamber.com/co/chambers/vermont/ludlow

JAM Equipment Orientation
5:30-6:15 p.m. Recurring. Junction Arts & Media, 5 S. Main St., White River Junction. Free. This is a prerequisite to borrowing any form of production equipment. RSVP one week ahead to uvjam.org/event/jam-equipment-orientation/2024-03-20/

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 pattipdance@gmail.com

Tik Tok Tech Talk for Parents, Guardians
6:30-7:30 p.m. Sharon Academy, 205 Academy Dr., Sharon. Free. Discussion about digital wellness for teens and navigating the “technological ecosystem.” Facilitated by TSA staff. 802-763-2500

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

Essentrics Stretch and Strength
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.

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
10 a.m.-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 802-773-1853

Homeschool Club: Climate Farmers
10-11:30 a.m. Monthly on Thursdays. Billings Farm and Museum, 69 Old River Road, Woodstock.  Student, $20; member student, $15. Ages 7-11. Hands-on educational activities centered around farm life. Join up for the whole series or individual classes. For monthly topics and dates, go to cart.billingsfarm.org/patronEducation.aspx?pid=1473

Art at the Chaffee: Artery
10:30 a.m.-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. Preregister, at chaffeeartcenter.square.site/

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

Winning Bird Photography on Display
Noon-6 p.m. Open weekly, Thursday-Friday-Saturday. Castleton Bank Gallery, 104 Merchants Row, Rutland. Free. Outstanding large-format photographs of bird life, winners of the National Audubon Photography Show of 2022. Ends April 27, 2024.

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

S.T.E.A.M.
3-4 p.m. Thursdays. Hartland 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@hartlandlibraryvt.org/calendar/ or 802-436-2473

Board Game Night
5 p.m. Thursdays. Hartland Library, 153 Route 5, Hartland. Free. hartlandlibraryvt.org/calendar/ or 802-436-2473

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

Spirituality in Recovery
4:30-5:30 p.m. Live or virtual. Rutland Jewish Center, 96 Grove St., Rutland. Rabbi Shemtov reveals 12-Step themes in the Bible that can aid in recovery. 802-773-3455

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
11 a.m.-Noon. Fridays. Chaffee Art Center, 16 So. Main St., Rutland. Free. 802-775-0356

Howard Coffin: Vermont Women and the Civil War
1 p.m. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road, Killington. Free. What did Vermont women do when the men were away at war? Noted Vermont historian and authority on the Civil War Howard Coffin will speak on the topic, drawing from their original letters and diary entries. A Vermont Humanities Council program, hosted by the Sherburne Historians. For more info, contact Sheila Pilsmaker at 802-770-9776, skvthistorians@gmail.com., or the Sherburne Killington Historians Facebook page.

Planning with an Advance Directive
1:30-3 p.m. Castleton Community Center, 2108 Main St., Castleton. Free. Taylor Murray, Advance Care Planning Program Manager at the Vermont Ethics Network will conduct a “Planning for Future Health Decisions with Advance Directives” program to explain best practices for completing your advance directive. Call 802-468-3093 to reserve a seat.

Piano & Poetry: ‘Byron Reads Byron’
6 p.m. Weekly. Main Street Museum, 58 Bridge St., White River Junction. By donation. Host Byron Breese observes the bicentennial of the death of the Romantic poet Lord Byron. Join him to read Byron or one of your own. Mainstreetmuseum.org or 802-356-2776

Tusk at the Paramount
7 p.m. Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., Rutland. $35+ tax, fees. Premier Fleetwood Mac tribute band. paramountvt.org

JAG Underground: ‘The Lesson’
7-8:30 p.m. AVA Gallery, 11 Bank St., Lebanon, N.H. $30. Solo play, written and performed by Tyrone Davis Jr. and directed by Henry Gottfried. A schoolchild’s question ignites a community controversy over sex education. Monthly series of Black theatre, cabaret, and film presented by founder and artistic Jarvis Antonio Green’s Vermont-based theatre company for Black creatives. (Content Warning: This show contains sexual language, descriptions of sexual behavior, and brief mention of sexual assault.) Tix: jagproductionsvt.com/thelessonjagunderground

8th Annual Solo Jazz Piano Festival, Day 1
7:30-9:30 p.m. Headliner concert & master class. Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro. Sliding scale, $85-$130; individual concert tix also available. For tix and complete information about the festival, turn to p. 22 in this paper or go to vtjazz.org or the Vermont Jazz Center ticket line at 802-254-9088, ext. 1. Request disability access by emailing elsavjc@gmail.com.

‘Lysistrata’!
7:30 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m., 2 p.m. on Sunday. April 19, 20, 21. West Rutland Town Hall Theatre, 35 Marble St. West Rutland. $20 at the door by cash or check. Aristophanes’ famous theatrical comment on the Greek home front during the Peloponnesian Wars between Greek city states, first performed in 411 B.C. Performed in the round in the classical Greek dramatic format. Due to explicit sexual references, under 17 not advised. Directed by Gary Meitrott. actorsrepvt.org@gmail.com or turn to page 23 in this paper.

Copper Cuff Bracelet Make-N-Take
10 a.m.-Noon. 4/20 & 4/27. The MINT, 112 Quality Lane, Rutland. Members $60, not-yet-members $75. Forming, texturing and annealing with a gas torch. Wear gloves and tie back long hair. To register: rutlandmint.org/event-5661784/Registration

Chittenden Historical Society Hike
9:30 a.m. Meet at 124 West Road, No. Chittenden. Free, public is welcome. First outing of the season, to the Mitchell ore bed iron mine and Granger’s Furnace, both active in pre-Civil War local production of ironware. Wear sturdy footwear, bring water and layered clothing. To confirm, email info@chittendenhistory.org.

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

Quick Doc Filmmaking Workshop with JD Hawks of NBC5
10 a.m.-1 p.m. Junction Arts & Media, 5 S. Main St., White River Junction. Free. Non-fiction storytelling with video, using broadcast journalism principles but applicable to other forms. To register: uvjam.org/event/quick-doc-filmmaking-workshop/

Jeanette Fournier: Exhibit of Watercolors
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Daily to April 30. Vermont Institute of Natural Science, Nature’s Way, Quechee. Portraits of birds and wildlife meticulously illustrated as they appear in nature. info@vinsweb.org or 802-359-9000

The Vermont Winter Farmers’ Market
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. Howe Center, Suite 92, 1 Scale Ave. (off Strongs Avenue), Rutland. Free. One of the largest farmers’ markets in the state and the first to operate year round. Watch for outdoor opening date. vtfarmersmarket.org

Dazed and Defrosted Spring Festival
1:30-5:30 p.m. K-1, Killington Resort, Killington. Free. Celebrate the season with soft bumps, cold brews, and of course, great live music from from SixFoxWhiskey and Mihali. It’s also Killington Passholder Appreciation Day. See the schedule at killington.com/things-to-do/events/events-calendar/dazed-and-defrosted

Comic Mime Program: Spring Has Sprung!
11 a.m.-Noon. Rutland Free Library, 10 Court St., Rutland. Free. Comic mime Robert Rivest celebrates springtime with entertaining, interactive stories. Learn to act out your favorite things to do and see in spring. 802-773-1860

Acrylic Painting for Kids
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monthly, 3rd Saturday. Chaffee Art Center, 16 So. Main St., Rutland. $25 covers all supplies. Ages: 6-10. Attendees follow along with instructor Kristen Partesi. Min. 5 students. max. 12. Must pre-register. chaffeeartcenter.square.site or 802-775-0356

Rutland Railway Museum & Model Club
11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. 79 Depot Lane, Center Rutland. Free. Maintained by the Rutland Railway Association, Inc., the historic depot is now a museum that houses an operating HO scale model railroad setup 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 for a fee. All ages. Supplies and images to paint are provided. Must pre-register by Friday noon at: chaffeeartcenter.square.site/ or 802-775-0356

‘Dungeons and Dragons’ for Tweens
Noon-4 p.m. Next meeting: May 4. Rutland Free Library, 10 Court St., Rutland. Free. Ages 10 to 13. Snacks and supplies provided. 14 spaces available. To register: rutlandfree.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/dungeons-dragons-tweens-ages-10-13/

Birds and Climate Change
1-2 p.m. Vermont Institute of Natural Science, Nature’s Way, Quechee. What can we learn from birds about surviving climate change? Admission $19.50, youth 4-17 $16.50, members and 3 & under free. 802-359-5000

Acrylic Painting for Teens
1-2:30 p.m. Monthly, 3rd Saturday. $25 covers all supplies. Ages: 11-15. Attendees follow along with instructor Kristen Partesi and leave with a finished acrylic painting. Min. 5 students. max. 12. To register: chaffeeartcenter.square.site or 802-775-0356

Art Exhibit
1-3 p.m. Through April 30. Norman Williams Public Library, 10 The Green, Woodstock. Free. An exhibition of new work by Jason Mills, who melds images from his other works to reveal “Similarities and Differences.” normanwilliams.org, 802-457-2295

Big Night Potluck Social & Movie Premiere
4 p.m., 5:15 p.m. Main Street Museum, 58 Bridge St., White River Junction. $10 OBO at the door. Share a meal and watch “Custodian,”  directed by Loren David Howard. Mainstreetmuseum.org or 802-356-2776

Pro Wrestling in Brandon
7 p.m. Brandon Town Hall, 1 Conant Square, Brandon. $20, $25 and $75. Former UVM basketball star-turned-pro wrestler Ben Crenca (“Big Trouble Ben”) headlines this major wrestling multievent put on by the WHO (World of Hurt), Glens Falls. 518-260-8759 facebook.com/wohwrestling

Spring Mud Fling in Mt. Holly
7-11 p.m. Odd Fellows Hall, 29 Lake St., Belmont. Early birds $12, $15 at the door. Good old style dance hall jamboree to shake off the winter blues to the twanging of Frydaddy. Tix & info, 802-345-1740 or email: mhcavt@gmail.com

David Sedaris at the Paramount
7 p.m. Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., Rutland.  $30-$45+ tax, fees. Essayist, novelist, playwright, Sedaris is noted for his wry humor and satirical view of human affairs, the author of such far-out titles as “When You Are Engulfed in Flames” and “Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls,” as well as more mainstream fare. paramountvt.org

JAG Underground: ‘The Lesson’
7-8:30 p.m. AVA Gallery, 11 Bank St., Lebanon, N.H. $30. Solo play, written and performed by Tyrone Davis Jr. and directed by Henry Gottfried. A schoolchild’s question ignites a community controversy over sex education. Monthly series of Black theatre, cabaret, and film presented by founder and artistic Jarvis Antonio Green’s Vermont-based theatre company for Black creatives. (Content Warning: This show contains sexual language, descriptions of sexual behavior, and brief mention of sexual assault.) Tix: jagproductionsvt.com/thelessonjagunderground

‘The Taste of Things’ (PG-13)
7:30-9:45 p.m. Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green, Woodstock.  Adults $10, seniors $9, kids & members $8. French, subtitled. A female chef and her patron fall in love over food. pentangle-arts.square.site/movie-tickets

Free Community Day at Billings Farm and Museum
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Billings Farm and Museum, 69 Old River Road, Woodstock. Free and accessible to all. This working dairy farm and museum of farm life is all yours! Visit the prize-winning Jersey herd, tour the 1891 farm manager’s house, take in the quilt exhibit and “Portraits of Resilience” gallery photos, sample food products, join educational and milking programs, and enjoy a children’s story time. 802-457-2355

Wildlife ER
11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Vermont Institute of Natural Science, Nature’s Way, Quechee. Admission $19.50, youth 4-17 $16.50, members and 3 & under free. A day in the life of a wild bird rehabilitator at VINS. 802-359-5000

Sal’s Official Retirement Moguls Pig Roast
1 p.m. at Moguls, 2630 Killington Road, $20. Live Music,.free food. Drink & Beer Specials available. Kid-Approved Fun: Piñata, Toys, Event Candy & Games. Raffle, and Giveaways. Free t-shirt for first 100 guests.for the first 100 PEOPLE. For more information, call (802) 422-4777

April Art Auction by Liquid Art Benefits Neil Family After Tragic Fire
2 p.m.—KILLINGTON—Tyson Andrews and Liquid Art, 37 Miller Brook Road, Killington, invite the community to an April Art Auction dedicated to supporting the Neil Family, who faced a devastating loss when their home was consumed by fire earlier this year. Participation not only offers attendees a chance to own a piece of extraordinary art but also helps turn a new page for the Neil family who will receive all proceeds dedicated to rebuilding their future. For more info, visit: liquidartvt.com

‘The Taste of Things’ (PG-13)
3 p.m. Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green, Woodstock.  Adults $10, seniors $9, kids & members $8. French, subtitled. A female chef and her patron fall in love over food. pentangle-arts.square.site/movie-tickets

Organist James D. Hicks in Concert
4 p.m. Grace Congregational UCC, Court St., Rutland. Free. Concert organist and musicologist James D. Hicks performs selections from “Nordic Journey,” his extensive collection of new and old Nordic music, some previously unpublished. gracechurchvt.org

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
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Mondays. Godnick Adult Center, 1 Deer St., Rutland. Over 60, $3.50; under 59, $6. Donations welcome. In partnership with Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging and Meals on Wheels, the Godnick Center hosts congregate meals. Make new friends, connect with pals. Call 773-1853. and leave a message with your name and phone number, the Thursday before. See rutlandrec.com/godnick for the menu.

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

Poetry Group
4-5:30 p.m. Mondays. Norman Williams Public Library 10 The Green, Woodstock. Free. Looking for feedback on your poems? You are invited to join the Poetry Group at NWPL for sharing and critique. normanwilliams.org, 802-457-2295

JAM Scriptwriters’ Group
5:30-7 p.m. Biweekly, next session May 6. Junction Arts & Media, 5 S. Main St., White River Junction. Free. Meet local writers, learn new script writing techniques, and receive peer feedback on your work. To register: uvjam.org/event/scriptwritersgroup-2/2024-04-22/

‘The Taste of Things’ (PG-13)
7:30-9:45 p.m. Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green, Woodstock.  Adults $10, seniors $9, kids & members $8. French, subtitled. A female chef and her patron fall in love over food. pentangle-arts.square.site/movie-tickets

Bird Walks
7:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Free. Join Slate Valley Trails and the Rutland Audubon Society for a leisurely outing to spot the spring arrivals around Poultney as friendly birders share their knowledge. 3-4 miles in 3-4 hours. Dress for the weather and bring binocs or camera, water, snack and insect repellent. Locations change each week, go to drive.google.com/file/d/1u-qLr0yoLmcVM0T-CzDgonJSxySlSpyq/view for the schedule and leader to contact.

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. Weekly, Tuesdays. Godnick Adult Center, 1 Deer St., Rutland. Free. rutlandrec.com/godnick

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

Chess Club
4-6 p.m. Weekly, 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. Weekly, Tuesdays. Norman Williams 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

Rutland Area Toastmasters
6 p.m. Courcelle Building, 16 N. St. Ext, Rutland. Rutland Area Toastmasters convenes every first and third Tuesday at the from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Capture the essence of public speaking mastery with Laurel Poli as she engages in an off-the-cuff address during a recent meeting. For more information, please call 802-558-3245.

Laura Waterman: ‘Calling Wild Places Home’
6-7:30 p.m. Normal Williams Free Library, The Green, Woodstock. Free. Back-to-the-lander, conservationist and author Laura Waterman talks about her new book, “Calling Wild Places Home: A Memoir in Essays,” with Mary Margaret Sloan of Woodstock. Seating is limited, please RSVP to programs@normanwilliams.org.

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