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Weston Playhouse presents: An Iliad
Showtimes vary. Weston Playhouse in Weston. $50-$75/person.
July 14 through August 7 the Weston Playhouse presents “An Iliad”. The eternal, enchanting power of storytelling comes to life in this gripping adaptation of Homer’s classic. A solitary storyteller on a bare stage throws us right into the midst of conflict where heroes and countries clash in a quest for power and glory. In this vibrant retelling, the Trojan War and the present day are set side by side as the excitement of an ancient tale is catapulted into an intimate, urgent, and spellbinding story for today. For more info or to purchase tickets visit westonplayhouse.org.

Fit and Fun exercise class
9:30 a.m. Godnick Center, 1 Deer Street, Rutland. $15/month.
Low impact, aerobic, and stretching routines; move to lively, sing-a-long music led by Marilyn Sheldon. Feel better, increase strength, balance and flexibility.Preregistration required. Limited space. Call 802-773-1853 to reserve your spot.

Movers and Shakers
11 a.m. Godnick Center, 1 Deer Street, Rutland. Free.
This free program of low-impact exercise is designed for people with Parkinson’s, or anyone else who wishes to maintain or improve flexibility, strength, and balance in a supportive and relaxing environment. Start your week off right and work out with us. Call 802-773-1853 to reserve your spot.

Tails and Tales: Minute to Win It Tall Tales
1 p.m. Sherburne Memorial Library in Killington. Free.
The Sherburne Memorial Library presents Minute to Win It Tall Tales! Participants will compete in some simple activities that they must complete in one minute. After having a tail pinned to the back of their shirt, can they complete a task with one hand while holding their tail in the other? Open to all ages. For more info call 802-422-9765 or visit sherburnelibrary.org.

Rutland Summer Farmers Market
1 p.m. Depot Park in Rutland. Free.
The Vermont Farmers Market is proud to hold two outdoor markets in Rutland in the summer time. Can’t make it to the Saturday Market? The Wednesday market is your go-to for all things Vermont Farmers Market!

Weston Playhouse presents: Seussical
1 p.m. Weston Playhouse, Weston. Free.
July 22 through August 7 the Weston Playhouse presents “Seussical”. Follow Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, and more of your favorite characters into the colorful, zany world of Dr. Seuss! An afternoon of storybook fun and “all the thinks you can think” for your whole family. This is a Weston Young Company production, premiering under the tent at Walker Farm and on tour throughout the state. For more info about showtimes and locations visit westonplayhouse.org.

Bike Bum Race Series
2 p.m. Killington Resort. Costs vary.
The Killington Mountain Bike Club & Von Trapp Brewing are excited to bring back the Bike Bum Race Series on Wednesday afternoons from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. for an all ages race series that’s as much fun as it is competition. Sign up to ride solo, or with a team of up to five people. Racers will be placed in divisions by age class and will have one timed run each week. All races will be held on beginner/intermediate trails ensuring fun for all bikers. Teams may register for $175, individuals for $50 or register for just one race for $15. Registration takes place at the top of the course on Middle-Lower Rabbit Hole. For more info visit killington.com.

Hermetic Tai Chi
5:30 p.m. Stone Valley Arts, Poultney. $12/class.
Many forms known as Tai Chi have developed from many sources over hundreds of years. From these early roots a number of shoots developed. Hermetic Tai Chi evolved from the Yang style Tai Chi and is a breath and movement-based health practice. Each class will include fundamental Qi Gong. For more info contact [email protected]

Handbuilding with Clay
5:30 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, Rutland. $35/class.
Get your hands in the mud! Learn to handbuild various projects. Participants can sign up for multiple classes and learn how to finish your piece, as well as have it fired. For more info visit chaffeeartcenter.org.

WAMBA Wednesday Night Gravel Ride
5:30 p.m.Woodstock.
WAMBA Wednesday night gravel ride held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Route will be posted on Strava each week at our club page: strava.com/clubs/WAMBA-Vermont. For more info visit mtbwoodstock.com.

Slate Valley Trail Group MTB Rides
5:30 p.m. Locations vary.
Join Slate Valley Trails for this socially distanced group mountain bike ride weekly on Wednesdays this summer. They will ride trails mostly in the SVT network, but occasionally meet at other locations. Start time is 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. For more info visit slatevalleytrails.org.

Cavendish Summer Concert Series presents Gypsy Reel
6 p.m. The Svec Memorial Green in Proctorsville. Free.
The Town of Cavendish will present the annual summer music series Wednesday evenings starting July 7 through August 11 at 6 p.m. on the Svec Memorial Green in Proctorsville. Perennial local favorite Gypsy Reel, who plays high energy, stirring music rooted in the Celtic tradition but garnered worldwide, will play on August 4. For more info visit bit.ly/CavendishConcerts.

Explore Drawing with Piper
6 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, Rutland. $35/class.
Students will work with line drawing, shading techniques, perspective and light; using pencil, charcoal and some color. All abilities welcome. This class is for ages 16+. For more info visit chaffeeartcenter.org.

Music on the Hill: Brian Cook 
6:30 p.m. Artistree at 2095 Pomfret Road in Pomfret.$5/person.
Brian Cook grew up in Vermont and still calls it home, but musically he acknowledges no boundaries. Brian plays a mix of rock, pop, soul, R&B, country, folk, and originals, ranging from the 1960s to now, and has performed regularly in the Upper Valley for the last five years. For more info visit artistreevt.org/music-on-the-hill-2021.html.

AlAnon and Alateen
7 p.m. A Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 6 Church Hill Road in Rutland. Free.
Al-Anon and Alateen are organizations that aim to help relatives, friends, coworkers, and others affected by the drinking of people they know. Al-Anon meetings are open to everyone, while Alateen meetings are for teenagers (and occasionally preteens). Collectively, the meetings are known as Al-Anon Family Groups (AFG). For more info visit good-shepherd.org/events/al-anon.

Seven to Sunset: Enerjazz Big Band
7 p.m. Main Street Park in Rutland. Free.
A new band will play from the Gazebo at Main Street Park every Wednesday throughout the Summer starting at 7 p.m.! All events are free to the public! This week Enerjazz Big Band will be playing. For more info visit rutlandrec.com/7tosunset.

Music at the Riverbend: Blues Without Borders
7 p.m. Behind the Brandon Inn in Brandon. Free.
Music at the Riverbend presents the Blues Without Borders, a rocking blues bands from the Champlain Valley. For more info visit brandon.org.

Free Thursday Meditation
6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Eagles Nest Studio, 2363 US-RT4, Killington. Free.
Reoccurring Free Thursday Meditation offered in the former Mountain Meadows building, below Base Camp Outfitters. Limited to 8 people. Please RSVP at 802-356-2946 or email [email protected]

Circle of Parents
10 a.m. Virtual. Free.
Circle of Parents is a professionally facilitated, peer led self-help support group for parents and other caregivers. Participants meet weekly for 60-90 minutes online in virtual meetings. To find a group appropriate for you, call 1-800-CHILDREN (1-800-244-5373) or 1-802-229-5724 or email [email protected]

Tai Chi Level 2
10 a.m. Godnick Center, 1 Deer Street, Rutland. Free.
Often described as “meditation in motion,” Tai Chi is a mind-body practice, originating in China as a martial art. This class is a fun, relaxing, and enjoyable way to move with mindfulness and enjoy the camaraderie of others while practicing. For more information call 802-773-1853 or email [email protected]

Killington Bone Builders
10 a.m. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road, Killington. Free.
In the meeting room at Sherburne Memorial Library. Weights provided, masks please. For more info call Pat 802-422-3368.

Meditation for Your Life
11 a.m. Godnick Center, 1 Deer Street, Rutland. Free.
Meditation for Your Life is easy to learn and easy to practice. Meditation creates the ability to improve all of our daily challenges. We believe that meditation will be beneficial to seniors and we will gear our classes to accomplishing a healthy attitude and spirit for all. Sessions are lead by Brian Salmanson. All participants will be sitting on a chair. To reserve your spot call 802-773-1853.

Drive-up pick-up meals
12 p.m. Godnick Center, 1 Deer Street, Rutland. $3.50 Donation ages 65+, $6 fee under age 65. Reservations required.
Godnick Center, in partnership with Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging and Meals on Wheels, is providing drive-up pick-up meals on Mondays and Thursdays at noon at the Godnick Center. For more info or to make a reservation call 802-773-1853.

VLS lecture series
12 p.m. Virtual. Free.
The Environmental Law Center at Vermont Law Schools (VLS) is hosting its annual Hot Topics in Environmental Law summer lecture series on select Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12-1 p.m. Lisa Held, Civil Eats, will hold her presentation on “The Corporate Capture of Agriculture Climate ‘Solutions’”. Free and open to the public, the lectures will be streamed virtually at vermontlaw.edu/live and on Facebook Live. For more info visit vermontlaw.edu/live.

Group project art
1 p.m. Sherburne Memorial Library, Killington. Free.
Collaborate with the group to come up with an art piece that can travel around Killington as a proud display of the creativity of our active seniors.To register email [email protected]

Tai Chi Level 1
2:30 p.m. Godnick Center, 1 Deer Street, Rutland. Free.
Often described as “meditation in motion,” it is a mind-body practice, originating in China as a martial art. This class is a fun, relaxing, and enjoyable way to move with mindfulness and enjoy the camaraderie of others while practicing. Call 802-773-1853 or email [email protected] for more info.

Circle of Parents in Recovery
3 p.m. Virtual. Free.
Support group meets weekly online on Thursdays from 3-4:30 p.m. For more info and to join a group contact Amber at [email protected] or 802-498-0603.

NAMI Connection peer support group
3 p.m. Virtual. Free.
Struggling with managing your mental health? NAMI Connection Peer Support Group can help. This is a free, 90-minute recovery support group for people living with a mental health condition. For more info. visit namivt.org/support/peer-support-groups/.

Circle of Parents for Grandparents
4 p.m. Virtual. Free.
Meets weekly online. Run by Prevent Child Abuse VT. For info and to join a group contact Amber at [email protected] or 802-498-0603.

Kid’s Yoga
5 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, Rutland. $15/class.
This class offers kids the opportunity to learn the basics of yoga and mindfullness with instructor Darlene Perry. This class is for children ages 8-12. For more info visit chaffeeartcenter.org.

Michelob Ultra Golf League
5 p.m. Killington Golf Course. $25/members and $30/non-members.
Michelob Ultra and the Killington Golf Course are teeing it up on a new night this summer with League Night every Thursday evening complete with a different theme each week, exciting contests and great prizes for top team gross scores and flag event winners. The format is a 9-hole scramble tournament, rotating between the front and back nine each week. Sign-up as a team or as an individual. Please call the Golf Pro Shop before 3 p.m. Wednesday to sign-up as an individual or team and find out what’s on the menu. If you try to sign-up on Thursday, you could be turned away. For more info visit killington.com. To register call the Golf Pro Shop at 802-422-6700.

Slate Valley Trail x Analog Cycles Gravel Rides
5 p.m. East Poultney.
Join Slate Valley Trails and James and Candice, owners of Analog Cycles on weekly gravel rides on Thursdays. Rides may include a mix of road, dirt road, double track and single track. Gravel bike approved. For more info visit slatevalleytrails.org.

Rockin’ in the USA!
6 p.m. Brigg’s Opera House, White River Junction. Free.
The White River Junction U. S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Healthcare System announced this month that Re-Creation’s “Rockin’ in the USA!” show will appear at the Brigg’s Opera House in White River Junction on August 5 bringing a new stage presentation to Veterans and their community. For more info and to reserve tickets visit bit.ly/2VlOWne.

River Road Concert Series: Conscious Roots
6 p.m. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road, Killington. Free.
Free live music! Bring a picnic, lawn chairs, friends & family! The River Road Concert series is an outdoor Killington town summer tradition. This week features Conscious Roots who will perform Vermont Reggae. For more information visit killingtonrec.com/info/activities.

Intuitive Painting Class
6 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, Rutland. $35/class.
Intuitive Painting is a method of transforming our emotions and feelings into harmonizing colors, shapes and sizes onto canvas making beautiful abstract arts. For more info visit chaffeeartcenter.org.

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival presents “Goodfellas”
6:30 p.m. Swift House Inn in Middlebury. $16/person.
The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival presents The Sunset Series at Swift House Inn/Summer of Scorsese. Join every Thursday beginning July 8 and ending August 5 for five classic films directed by Martin Scorsese. This week, “Goodfellas” will be showing. Watch screening under a tent. Lawn dining and bar service will begin at 6:30 p.m. The screenings will begin at sunset around 8:30 p.m. For more info and to reserve tickets contact the Town Hall Theater at 802-382-9222 or visit townhalltheater.org.

Concerts in the Park: Mellow Yellow
7 p.m. Fair Haven Town Park. Free.
Concerts in the Park presents Mellow Yellow. The band pays tribute to the 60s and 70s with truly authentic renditions of some of the genre’s greatest songs. Mellow Yellow captures all the “hey-man-peace-and-love-grooviness” of the songs that helped define the decade. For more info visit bit.ly/FairHavenConcerts.

Introduction to meditation
11:30 a.m. Godnick Center, 1 Deer Street, Rutland. Free.
A variety of styles and techniques will be presented in a half hour intro to meditation class. Pre-registration required, call 802-773-1853.

History of the Paranormal Exhibition
12 p.m. Wilson Castle, Proctor. $20-$150/person.
TV personality and paranormal researcher Brian J. Cano brings History of the Paranormal Exhibit to Wilson Castle in Proctor, VT Aug. 6-7, 2021. Cano will be hosting tours of his popular interactive exhibit during the day with investigations slated for both evenings. A portion of ticket sales from this event go directly to Wilson Castle in efforts to help maintain and preserve this remarkable location. Come out to Wilson Castle to meet Cano and view the exhibit. The exhibit will be open from 12-4 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday. For more information and to buy tickets, visit bit.ly/37bgcaG.

Long Trail Friday
2 p.m. Snowshed Umbrella Bar at the Killington Resort. Free.
Starting this Friday, every Friday is Long Trail Friday at the Killington Resort. Enjoy live music from 2-5 p.m. at the Snowshed Umbrella Bar with drink specials on Blackberry Wheat, Long Trail Ale and Juic’d IPA from Long Trail. Stop by to enjoy the music, sunshine and a beverage! Don’t forget that your season pass gets you a discount on food and non-alcoholic beverages!For more info visit killington.com/.

Divas of Dirt Group Rides
3 p.m. Killington Resort. Free with a valid bike park ticket or pass.
Female mountain bikers of all ability levels are welcome to share their passion for the sport and meet likeminded members of the bike community during bi-weekly Friday night group rides from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and happy hour events. Participation is free with your own bike and a valid bike park ticket or pass. Discounted tickets and rentals are available for $33 each for participants on these evenings only valid during the time of the session. For more info visit killington.com.

Killington Farmers Market
3 p.m. Killington Sports on Rt. 4. Free.
The Killington Farmers Market located at Killington Sports at Rt. 4. returns this summer. It will take place every Friday, July 2 – Oct. 18 (weather permitting). This year you can expect to see more, live music, fresh local foods and VT based artisan products. Market hours are 3-6 p.m. Most vendors will accept credit cards however some will be cash only. For more info visit killington.com

Music by the River: Marcie Hernandez
6 p.m. East End Park at 217 Maxham Meadow Way in Woodstock. Free, donations welcomed.
Pentangle Arts is pleased to present its annual Music by the River series of outdoor concerts in July and August. This popular concert series features renowned regional artists whose talents will be showcased in the newly renovated East End Park. This outdoor amphitheater showcases a view of the Ottauquechee River. This week’s performer is Marcie Hernandez (Latin Indie Folk). Advanced registration required. For more info and to register visit pentanglearts.org/music-by-the-river.

Paramount Outside the Box: EagleMania 
7 p.m. Vermont State Fairgrounds in Rutland. $39/person.
EagleMania has been dazzling audiences for over a decade by spectacularly reproducing the music of The Eagles. EagleMania thrills internationally sold-out audiences with their stunning five part harmony, virtuoso guitar work and uncanny ability to emulate the distinct sound of The Eagles. The EagleMania show consists of the Eagles’ greatest hits, as well as select Don Henley, Glenn Frey, and Joe Walsh solo efforts. Gates open at 6 p.m. and showtime is 7 p.m. Happening rain or shine. B.Y.O.Chair. For more info and tickets visit paramountvt.org.

Incredible Insect Festival 
All Day. VINS Nature Center in Quechee. $15-$17.50/person.
Welcome to the fascinating world of insects at VINS’ Incredible Insect Festival on August 7. Renowned insect expert Sam Jaffe will showcase a multitude of live caterpillars at The Caterpillar Lab. Through demonstrations, exhibits, games and crafts, visitors to the VINS Nature Center will have a fun day discovering the insects we share our planet with. For more info visit bit.ly/VINSInsect.

Tour de Slate
All Day, start times vary. Middletown Springs. $55-$100.
The Tour de Slate is made up of five different routes designed to provide an enjoyable ride no matter what your level of experience. The most challenging rides, for avid road cyclists, are the 100 mile and the metric century (100km, 63.4 mi) rides. The additional choices of a 36 mile route, a 25 mile route or a family ride (off road on a trail) will ensure that there is a ride suitable for everyone. The ‘Tour de Slate’ is aptly named as it tours the world renowned slate valley of western Vermont and bordering NY state. The beneficiary of the ride is Teen Challenge, VT. For more info and to register visit tourdeslate.org.

Brandon’s annual yard sale day
All Day. Visitor Center in Brandon. Free.
Every year, the first Saturday in August, Brandon is packed with scores of yard sales all around town. Although most sales will not start until 9:00 am, some start earlier and the official listings will be available starting at 7 a.m. at the Visitor Center at the historic Stephen A Douglas Birthplace & Brandon Museum, located next to the Baptist Church at the corner of Routes 7 and 73 West. For more info visit brandon.org.

Rutland Summer Farmers Market
9 a.m. Depot Park in Rutland. Free.
From farm fresh veggies and fruits to artisan cheeses, handcrafted breads, maple syrup, Vermont crafts, hot prepared food, and more – find it all at the outdoor market. Every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Baby Goat Yoga
10 a.m. Wellwood Orchards, Springfield. $15/person.
This gentle, restorative baby goat yoga class will be adapted for all. All levels of ability and experience will be honored. This practice will encourage improved breathing, balance and alignment, while increasing strength and flexibility with deep relaxation; while most importantly bringing your youthful open heart to the mat! The presence of beings so new to this world gives us all an opportunity to celebrate the pure innocence and wonder of our own journey. The classes are 75 minutes in duration. Space is limited to 42 people. For more info or to register call 603-847-3330 or email [email protected]

Artisan Marketplace at the Chaffee Art Center
10 a.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street in Rutland. Free.
Stop by our new artisan marketplace that will be outside on the Chaffee grounds starting from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. throughout the summer and fall. Booths will change each week with artists, crafters, specialty foods and more selling their handmade items on the front, side and back lawns. Jewelry, paintings on canvas, stained glass, carvings, pottery and more!

Paddleboard Yoga
10:30 a.m. $20/person.
Any level of yoga or paddleboard experience is welcome. Registrations are required. Please bring your own board and PFD. Rentals are available at First Stop Board Barn. To register call 802-770-4101.

History of the Paranormal Exhibition
11 a.m.Wilson Castle, Proctor. $20-$150/person.
TV personality and paranormal researcher Brian J. Cano brings History of the Paranormal Exhibit to Wilson Castle in Proctor, VT Aug. 6-7, 2021. Cano will be hosting tours of his popular interactive exhibit during the day with investigations slated for both evenings. A portion of ticket sales from this event go directly to Wilson Castle in efforts to help maintain and preserve this remarkable location. Come out to Wilson Castle to meet Cano and view the exhibit. The exhibit will be open from 12-4 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday. For more information and to buy tickets, visit bit.ly/37bgcaG.

Cooler in the Mountains concert series
3 p.m. Snowshed Base Lodge at the Killington Resort. Free.
Join us at the Snowshed Lodge base area from 3-5:30 p.m. for a free outdoor concert series. Grab a lawn chair, a beach blanket, the whole family and head over for this all ages event. The Cooler In The Mountains Concert Series will take place every Saturday afternoon July 17 – Sept. 1 featuring a live show from top national and regional acts with Killington Peak rising high above the crowd generating cool mountain breezes. This week’s performer is Dalton & The Sheriffs. For more info visit killington.com.

Pork supper
4:30 p.m. Pawlet Community Church, Pawlet. $12/person.
The Pawlet Community Church will be holding our next pork supper on Saturday August 7th starting at 4:30. For the first time since Covid, the church will once again be open for in person dinning. The meal will include roast pork, gravy, mashed potato, stuffing, green peas, coleslaw, jello, pickles, rolls, drinks, and brownie Sunday for dessert. Cost will be $12.00. Please come and celebrate with us in person! For more info call Doreen Mach at 802-325-3428 or Judy Coolidge at 802-325-3073.

Pond Hill Ranch Rodeo 
7:30 p.m. Pond Hill Ranch in Castleton.
A real rodeo complete with bareback bronc riding, calf roping, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, girls barrel racing, girls break away roping, and bull riding. For more info visit pondhillranch.com.

Manchester Music Festival Young Artists Concert
4 p.m. Grace Church Sanctuary, Rutland.
Join us in welcoming the Manchester Music Festival Young Artists! There will be a Chamber Music Concert on Sunday, Aug. 8 at 4 p.m. at the Grace Church Sanctuary. For more info visit mmfvt.org/concerts

Shrewsbury Meeting House Concert Series: Carlos Ocasio + Chump Change
5 p.m. Shrewsbury Meeting House in Shrewsbury. Free, donations encouraged.
Ten regional bands play from May 29 through October 9 held outside the historic meeting house. Please bring a generous cash contribution, picnic dinners, friends and family. This week’s performer are Carlos Ocasio + Chump Change. For more info visit bit.ly/ShrewsburyConcert.

Rutland City Band Summer Concert
7 p.m. Main Street Park in Rutland. Free.
Join the Rutland City Band at Main Street Park every Sunday between July 4 through Aug. 22 for free live music for everyone to enjoy!For more info visit rutlandrec.com/7tosunset.

Paramount Outside the Box: ABBA The Concert – A Tribute to ABBA
7 p.m. Vermont State Fairgrounds in Rutland. $49/person.
ABBA The Concert – A Tribute to ABBA brings one of the greatest pop successes in the history of music back to life. Forming in 1996, ABBA The Concert features the band Waterloo, and presents a visually and musically stunning tribute to Sweden’s pop superstars. ABBA The Concert is a remarkable recreation of the group that brought you “Dancing Queen,” “Mamma Mia,” “SOS,” “Fernando,” “Take a Chance on Me,” “Waterloo,” and more. Gates open at 6 p.m. and showtime is 7 p.m. Happening rain or shine. B.Y.O.Chair. For more info and to buy tickets visit paramountvt.org.

Devil’s Bowl Speedway Big Block/Small Block Modified Challenge
TBD. Devil’s Bowl Speedway in West Haven. TBD.
Devil’s Bowl presents the Big Block/Small Block Modified Challenge. 75 laps/$7,500 to win. Plus, Sportsman Modified, Limited Sportsman and Mini Stock. For more info visit devilsbowlspeedwayvt.com.

Maxfield Monday Walks
8:30 a.m. Maxfield Outdoor Sports Complex, Hartford. Free.
Each week, the group will enjoy a 60-90 minute walk at the Maxfield Outdoor Sports Complex. This is a great way to get outside, exercise and socialize with others. Complete 1, 2, 3, or 4 laps. Each lap is 0.9 miles. For Maxfield Monday Walks, meet at Pavilion B by 8:30 a.m. For more info and to register visit bit.ly/MaxfieldMondayWalks.

Billings Bookworms
10 a.m. Billings Farm in Woodstock. $25/participant.
Join the Billings Bookworms! Beginning July 12 through Aug. 16, kids ages 6-8 are invited to Billings Farm & Museum each week to read about and explore a farm-themed topic. This is not just a book club. There are activities and crafts each week and Bookworms get to experience all the site has to offer. Weekly themes include: Dairy, Taking Care of the Planet, Sheep, Gardening, Draft Animals, and Stewarding the Land. Register for one or more sessions, or for the whole series. Spaces are limited. For more info visit billingsfarm.org.

Killington Bone Builders
10 a.m. Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road, Killington. Free.
In the meeting room at Sherburne Memorial Library. Weights provided. For more info call Pat at 802-422-3368.

Drive-up pick-up meals
12 p.m. Godnick Center, 1 Deer Street, Rutland.$3.50 Donation ages 65+, $6 fee under age 65. Reservations required.
Godnick Center, in partnership with Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging and Meals on Wheels, is providing drive-up pick-up meals on Mondays and Thursdays at noon at the Godnick Center. Call (802)773-1853 for information or to make a reservation for pick-up. For more info or to make a reservation call 802-773-1853.

Bone Builders
1 p.m. Godnick Center, 1 Deer Street, Rutland. Free.
An Osteo Exercise Program. All you need to bring with you is a bottle of water. The weights are provided. For more info and to RSVP call 802-775-8220.

Open Discussion and Support Group for Frontline Workers
3:30 p.m. Virtual. Free.
Join this facilitated discussion to share and learn from your peers in front-line positions about how best to manage during this time. Covid Support VT staff will provide a structured environment for discussion and tips for coping and wellness. For more info visit bit.ly/frontlineworkerssupport.

Qi Gong
5:30 p.m. Stone Valley Arts, Poultney. $12/class or $60/series.
Strengthen your immune system and relieve stress through QiGong, an ancient physical practice. A series of moving exercises help us free our breath, gain strength, increase flexibility, and improve balance. Classes will be held Mondays from Aug. 2-30. For more info contact [email protected]

WAMBA single track ride
6 p.m. Aqueduct Trails in Woodstock.
WAMBA single track ride held at Aqueduct Trails from 6-8 p.m. For more info visit mtbwoodstock.com.

NAMI Connection peer support group
7 p.m. Virtual. Free.
Struggling with managing your mental health? NAMI Connection Peer Support Group can help. This is a free, 90-minute recovery support group for people living with a mental health condition. For more info., visit namivt.org/support/peer-support-groups or contact Nick Martin at [email protected]

WoodSpryte Arts early learning adventures
9:30 a.m. Stone Valley Arts, Poultney. $12/class.
Instructor Rosemary Moser will lead WoodSpryte Arts early learning adventures; Literacy-based integrative arts for the very young. She holds and Associate of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education. Moser has been educating children from infancy through middle school in childcare programs, summer camps, afterschool and summer school programs, art centers, events, and other settings for over 35 years. She is a former visiting artist Start With the Arts instructor for VSA Vermont (now Inclusive Arts Vermont), a Vermont Master Gardener, an herbalist, a passionate cook, and the mother of a grown homeschooled daughter.

Knitting Group
2:30 p.m. Godnick Center, 1 Deer Street, Rutland. Free.
Gather your knitting (or crochet) project and let’s come together! We are trying a new way of gathering with our creative interests.To RSVP call 802-773-1853 or email [email protected]

Learning Kitchen: Back to Basics
3 p.m. Godnick Center, 1 Deer Street, Rutland. Free.
Registration is now open for Southern Vermont Council on Aging’s Learning Kitchen: Back to Basics: Do you need a refresh on proper kitchen techniques? Are you just starting to cook for yourself and are in need of some basic training? This year’s Learning Kitchen will focus on basic technique and tips for the kitchen. Topics like kitchen safety, how to use a knife, and basic cooking techniques will be included in the course. This course will also provide tips for preparing meals for one. Limited to 20 participants. To register call 802-786-5990 or email [email protected]

Circle of Fathers
4 p.m. Virtual. Free.
Fathers Support Group. Run by Prevent Child Abuse VT. For more info contact Amber Menard, Family Support Programs Coordinator, at 802-552-4274 or [email protected]

Circle of Parents in Recovery
5:30 p.m. Virtual. Free.
Virtual support group. Run by Prevent Child Abuse VT. For more info contact Cindy Atkins, Family Support Programs Coordinator, at 802-498-0608 or [email protected]

Pittsford Village Farm presents the Michele Fay Band
6 p.m. 42 Elm St, Pittsford. Free.
The Pittsford Village Farm presents the Michele Fay Band. Original and Americana music with folk, swing, and bluegrass influence, Michele’s heart-felt lyrics and clear authentic voice are backed by the energetic, melodic instrumentals of the band. The concert is outdoors on the beautiful meadow of the farm. The event is weather dependent and may be cancelled due to rainy forecasts. For more info visit pittsfordvillagefarm.org.

Western Swing Beginner 101
6 p.m. Chester Town Hall in Chester. $12/class.
West Coast Swing is a versatile partner dance, danced to a wide range of popular music from blues to pop and R&B. It combines swing connection and rhythms with independent movement inspired by influence from nearly every other dance style, as well as contemporary music. No partner required to take class. Fully vaccinated dancers or masks required per state of Vermont guidelines. Preregistration is required. For more info and to register email [email protected]

Grief support
6 p.m. VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region’s Rutland office at 7 Albert Cree Drive, Rutland and virtually. Free.
The VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region, (VNAHSR) will provide grief support services both in-person and virtually every Tuesday from 6-7 p.m. at the VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region’s Rutland office on 7 Albert Cree Drive. Led by Spiritual and Bereavement Coordinator, Collin Terenzini. Space is limited. To register call 802-855-4533.

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