Monday, December 22 2014

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Dec
22
Mon
2014
Boys Hockey vs Brattleboro
Dec 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

WUHS Boys Hockey

Artful Meditation Class, Free
Dec 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Looking for a unique and inspiring meditation experience in the Upper Valley? Then check out “ARTFUL MEDITATION” - Monday’s 6-7pm @ Artistree Community Arts Center in S. Pomfret, VT/FREE! For more information visit: http://www.artistreevt.org/artful-meditation/

This weekly meditation class will explore the intuitive and mindful connections between contemplative practice (sitting meditation) and the expressive arts(drawing, painting, sculpting, writing, etc). Each week you will dive deeply into the present moment, as you are gently guided through a series of meditations utilizing the expressive arts and sitting meditation practice. No previous meditation or art experience required or needed to participate.

Girls Basketball @ Windsor
Dec 22 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 22 @ 7:00 pm

WUHS Girls Basketball

Campfire and S’mores at Quechee Club
Dec 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Monday, December 22 join the Recreation Staff of the Quechee Club for toasted marshmallows, sing songs, and storytelling. Campfire will be on the back deck of The Base Lodge. Marshmallows and s’mores supplies will be provided! Open to All at no charge. Registration not required.

Pentangle Movie: Hunger Games Mockingjay, Part 1 (PG-13)
Dec 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The worldwide phenomenon of The Hunger Games continues to set the world on fire with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, which finds Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in District 13 after she literally shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin (Julianne Moore) and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) and a nation moved by her courage. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 is directed by Francis Lawrence from a screenplay by Danny Strong and Peter Craig and produced by Nina Jacobson’s Color Force in tandem with producer Jon Kilik. The novel on which the film is based is the third in a trilogy written by Suzanne Collins that has over 65 million copies in print in the U.S. alone. (c) Lionsgate

Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, and Philip Hoffman Seymour

Directed by Francis Lawrence

Run Time: 2 hr. 3 min.

Tickets: $8.00 Adults | $7.00 Seniors | $6.00 Students
*Movie tickets are sold at the door, cash or check only.*

Dec
23
Tue
2014
Christmas at the Farm
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Christmas at the Farm – December Weekends & Dec. 20 – Jan. 1, (excluding Christmas Day) Learn how Christmas was celebrated in late 19th century Woodstock in the farmhouse and linger in the cozy kitchen as treats are baked in the woodstove. Holiday programs and making historic ornaments. Don’t miss a winter visit to the farm. Dec. 26-Jan. 1 – horse-drawn sleigh or wagon rides (weather permitting).

Monthly Wellness Clinic
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sign up now for fall classes at the Thompson Center. Choose from French, Italian, Chair yoga, Strength and Fitness, T’ai Chi, trips, evenings out and more. Call 457-3277 to receive our newsletter and learn more about our programs for adults of all ages.
New Monthly Wellness Clinic: Held the fourth Tuesday of each month beginning Oct. 26, 10 a.m.- Noon. Screenings for blood pressure, glucose, and cholesterol will be offered at no cost.

Where the Wilder Things Are, storytime @ Wilder Club and Library
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Tues., Aug. 13, 10 a.m.:  Where the Wilder Things are  story time at the Wilder Club and Library

Story Time
Dec 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Hartland Public Library,
(802) 436-2473 or www.HartlandLibraryVT.org.

Cancer Support Meeting @ Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center
Dec 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

A cancer support group is forming at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. Inpatients, outpatients, family members and caregivers are all invited. The group runs from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m., and will continue every Tuesday. Organizers said participants would receive helpful hints, advice and support, and have questions answered. Call Kathy Shaban at 802-674-7306 to reserve a spot.

French Conversation Group @ Hartland Library
Dec 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

French Conversation Group – every Tuesday, 2pm – 3pm

www.HartlandLibraryVT.org
Tues: 10-6, Wed: 12-8, Thurs: 12-8, Fri: 10-6 & Sat: 9-2

Nordic @ Prospect
Dec 23 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Barnard School Board meets @ Barnard Elementary School
Dec 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Barnard School Board Meets the 4th Tuesday of each month. Starting at 5:00pm at the Barnard Elementary School.

JV B Basketball vs Mill River
Dec 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Build Your Own Snowshoes Workshop
Dec 23 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 23 @ 8:30 pm

Tuesday, December 23
Build Your Own Snowshoes Workshop
We all know how expensive snowshoes are to buy. Have you ever wondered how easy (or challenging) they are to make? Come to this exciting new program where we will go over the basic design of a snowshoe, how they work, and then see if we can build our own! The best part will be when we go outside to test our own homemade snowshoes! Sink or float, this program is sure to be a blast!

Open to All! $20.00 per person
Participants please meet at the Recreation Center at Quechee Club

North Country Chordsmen Meet, singing group
Dec 23 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This non-profit organization presently has over 50 men in the chorus, meeting each Tuesday evening from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at the Church of Christ, 40 College Street, in Hanover, NH to enjoy an evening of singing and good fellowship. Men who like to sing are always welcome to stop by and experience the joy of singing in the barbershop style. Singing Valentines are just one example of the various community services provided by the chorus.

The North Country Chordsmen are the Hanover, NH, Chapter of the Northeastern District of the international Barbershop Harmony Society.

To learn more about the Chordsmen visit them on their website at http://www.nedistrict.org/ncchordsmen/

V B Basketball vs Mill River
Dec 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Northern Stage “A CHRISTMAS CAROL”
Dec 23 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Northern Stage presents A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens’ story of redemption remains as powerful and uplifting as it ever was. Don’t miss
your chance to share this perennial holiday favorite with your whole family. It’s an experience they will treasure for years to come.

Running November 26 – December 28 at the Briggs Opera House, 5 S Main St., White River Junction, VT

Evening performances: Tuesday-Saturday at 7:30, Sundays at 2

Matinees: Saturday 11/29, 12/20 & 12/27; Thursday 12/4, 12/11 & 12/18; Tuesday 12/23; Wednesday 12/24 and Friday 12/26

Tickets $15-$55

For more information and to purchase tickets, please call or email the Box Office today at 802-296-7000 and boxoffice@northernstage.org

Dec
24
Wed
2014
Christmas at the Farm
Dec 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Christmas at the Farm – December Weekends & Dec. 20 – Jan. 1, (excluding Christmas Day) Learn how Christmas was celebrated in late 19th century Woodstock in the farmhouse and linger in the cozy kitchen as treats are baked in the woodstove. Holiday programs and making historic ornaments. Don’t miss a winter visit to the farm. Dec. 26-Jan. 1 – horse-drawn sleigh or wagon rides (weather permitting).

Story Time, Quechee @ Quechee Library
Dec 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Wed., Aug. 14, 10 a.m.:  Story time at the Quechee Library.

Preschool Storytime @ Windsor Public Library Children's Room
Dec 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join us for stories, songs, and crafts. For ages 0 – 5 with parent or caregiver.

Meeting for the Ora Paul American Legion @ Central & High Street in Woodstock
Dec 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Ora Paul American Legion Post No. 24 members meet Wednesdays from 1-4 p.m. for a social get-together at the Legion House at the corner of Central and High Streets in Woodstock. On the third Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. the monthly meeting is held. All veterans are welcome. Any questions contact any member or call 802-457-9400 or stop by the Post.

Valley Chords – Women’s Barbershop Chorus @ Hartford, VT
Dec 24 @ 6:45 pm – 8:15 pm

Valley Chords Women’s Barbershop Chorus Rehearsals held Wednesdays 6:45 p.m. in Hartford. Call Darlene 649-2656 for more information. www.valleychords.org.

Adult Creative Writing Group Meets
Dec 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Adult Creative Writing Group Meetings
Adult Creative Writing Group. First and third Wednesdays monthly, 7- 8:30 p.m. (February 6 and 20.) No previous writing experience necessary. Fiction writers, nonfiction writers, poets, playwrights… All are welcome! Focus on writing together, support for each other. Please call Barbara with questions at 802-674-2556 or email barbara@windsorlibrary.org.

Barnard Selectboard Meeting @ Barnard Town Hall
Dec 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Barnard Selectboard Meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays starting at 7:00pm at the Town Hall in Barnard.

Northern Stage “A CHRISTMAS CAROL”
Dec 24 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Northern Stage presents A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens’ story of redemption remains as powerful and uplifting as it ever was. Don’t miss
your chance to share this perennial holiday favorite with your whole family. It’s an experience they will treasure for years to come.

Running November 26 – December 28 at the Briggs Opera House, 5 S Main St., White River Junction, VT

Evening performances: Tuesday-Saturday at 7:30, Sundays at 2

Matinees: Saturday 11/29, 12/20 & 12/27; Thursday 12/4, 12/11 & 12/18; Tuesday 12/23; Wednesday 12/24 and Friday 12/26

Tickets $15-$55

For more information and to purchase tickets, please call or email the Box Office today at 802-296-7000 and boxoffice@northernstage.org

Woodstock Village Development Review Board @ Town Hall Conference Room
Dec 24 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Village Development Review Board reviews all zoning applications in the Village

Dec
25
Thu
2014
Hand In Hand Community Meal – Christmas
Dec 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Hand In Hand Community Dinners are held every Thursday from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. (except Thanksgiving and Christmas, which are 3:00 – 5:00).

Dinners are held in the Social Hall (basement) of the U.U. Church at 7 Church St. in Woodstock, Vermont. You may enter through the back door, which is down the driveway, or through the upstairs doors facing the street. Meals consist of five (5) courses, with a different theme each week. There is always a vegetarian option, and those with special dietary needs or restrictions can be accommodated with notice. We encourage musicians, poets and other speakers, to add to our program, relating to our weekly themes.
Please join us, share a meal and get to know your community, where all are welcome.
Dinners are free. Donations are greatly appreciated.
Upcoming Themes are as follows:

December 11: Poinsettia Day

December 18: Hanukkah

December 25: Christmas * (Christmas dinner will be 3:00-5:00 )

January 01: Happy New Year!

Please note: Reservations are never required, however, if you know ahead that you will be joining us for the Christmas dinner, please contact Lauren with a head count and individual names, to assist with special planning.

Dec
26
Fri
2014
Christmas at the Farm
Dec 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Christmas at the Farm – December Weekends & Dec. 20 – Jan. 1, (excluding Christmas Day) Learn how Christmas was celebrated in late 19th century Woodstock in the farmhouse and linger in the cozy kitchen as treats are baked in the woodstove. Holiday programs and making historic ornaments. Don’t miss a winter visit to the farm. Dec. 26-Jan. 1 – horse-drawn sleigh or wagon rides (weather permitting).

Lego Club Meets @ Quechee Library
Dec 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Ian Holt Memorial Alumni Hockey Games
Dec 26 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 26 @ 8:00 pm

Ian Holt Memorial Alumni Hockey Games
Ian Holt Memorial Alumni Hockey Games will be held Friday, Dec. 26: girls at 5 p.m. and boys at 6:30 p.m. Pre-registration is re-quired. Alumni after party at Bentleys. To pre-register go to unionarena.org and download the registration form, fill it out completely and return it to Union Arena via email, fax, mail or hand delivery. For more information, like us on Facebook at: face-book.com/woodstockkhockeyalumni Join for a celebration of Woodstock hockey. All welcome.

Twilight Snowshoe
Dec 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Friday, December 26, 2014 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Meet the Recreation Staff at Murphy’s Tavern at 7:00pm! Come ready for an exciting winter adventure under the stars. Don’t own snowshoes? Contact Henderson’s Ski Rental at (802).295.1973 for snowshoe rentals or join us on the 23rd and make your own!
$5.00 per person includes bonfire and hot cocoa

Northern Stage “A CHRISTMAS CAROL”
Dec 26 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Northern Stage presents A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens’ story of redemption remains as powerful and uplifting as it ever was. Don’t miss
your chance to share this perennial holiday favorite with your whole family. It’s an experience they will treasure for years to come.

Running November 26 – December 28 at the Briggs Opera House, 5 S Main St., White River Junction, VT

Evening performances: Tuesday-Saturday at 7:30, Sundays at 2

Matinees: Saturday 11/29, 12/20 & 12/27; Thursday 12/4, 12/11 & 12/18; Tuesday 12/23; Wednesday 12/24 and Friday 12/26

Tickets $15-$55

For more information and to purchase tickets, please call or email the Box Office today at 802-296-7000 and boxoffice@northernstage.org

Pentangle Movie: Big Hero 6 (PG)
Dec 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm

Robotics prodigy Hiro (Ryan Potter) lives in the city of San Fransokyo. Besides his older brother, Tadashi, Hiro’s closest companion is Baymax (Scott Adsit), a robot whose sole purpose is to take care of people. When a devastating turn of events throws Hiro into the middle of a dangerous plot, he transforms Baymax and his other friends, Go Go Tamago (Jamie Chung), Wasabi (Damon Wayans Jr.), Honey Lemon (Genesis Rodriguez) and Fred (T.J. Miller) into a band of high-tech heroes.

Starring Ryan Potter, Jamie Chung, T.J. Miller and Maya Rudolph

Directed by Don Hall and Chris Williams

Run Time: 1 hr. 45 min.

Tickets: $8.00 Adults | $7.00 Seniors | $6.00 Students
*Movie tickets are sold at the door, cash or check only.*

Dec
27
Sat
2014
Christmas at the Farm
Dec 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Christmas at the Farm – December Weekends & Dec. 20 – Jan. 1, (excluding Christmas Day) Learn how Christmas was celebrated in late 19th century Woodstock in the farmhouse and linger in the cozy kitchen as treats are baked in the woodstove. Holiday programs and making historic ornaments. Don’t miss a winter visit to the farm. Dec. 26-Jan. 1 – horse-drawn sleigh or wagon rides (weather permitting).

JV B Basketball vs Windsor
Dec 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
VB Basketball vs Windsor
Dec 27 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
G Hockey @Brattleboro
Dec 27 @ 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
Woodstock Film Series: Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago
Dec 27 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

DECEMBER 27 • 3:00 & 5:30 pm

Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago
(USA, 2013, 84 min.)
Newport Beach Film Festival, Honors

Walking the Camino follows various pilgrims, from ages three to seventy-three, as they attempt to cross an entire country on foot — with only a backpack, a pair of boots, and an open mind.

Recent pilgrims Delia Clark and Catie Baumgartner will attend the screening.

The Woodstock Film Series, October 2014 – April 2015 presents 15 award-winning films screened in HD digital projection and Dolby surround-sound at the Billings Farm & Museum Theater on Route 12 in Woodstock, Vermont. 1/2 Mile north of Woodstock Village.

Tickets on sale at www.billingsfarm.org/filmfest or call 802-457-2355

VG Basketball vs Arlington
Dec 27 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Kids Night Out: Snowball Bonanza
Dec 27 @ 5:30 pm – Dec 27 @ 9:00 pm

Kids Night Out: Snowball Bonanza
Saturday, December 27, 2014 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Drop off the kids at the Recreation Center for an evening of food, fun, games, and lots of snowballs! After some games and a pizza dinner we will head outside and begin one of the best winter games your kids have ever played. Working in teams, the kids will compete against one another in a variety of winter challenges that all involve snowballs. From most snowballs in a minute, to snowball bucket fill, and the ever popular snowball target toss. Winning teams will get a variety of prizes. After the fun and excitement the kids will return indoors for hot cocoa and prize awarding.

$15.00 First Child
$10.00 Second & Third child
$30.00 Family

Woodstock Film Series: Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago
Dec 27 @ 5:30 pm – Dec 27 @ 7:30 pm

DECEMBER 27 • 3:00 & 5:30 pm

Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago
(USA, 2013, 84 min.)
Newport Beach Film Festival, Honors

Walking the Camino follows various pilgrims, from ages three to seventy-three, as they attempt to cross an entire country on foot — with only a backpack, a pair of boots, and an open mind.

Recent pilgrims Delia Clark and Catie Baumgartner will attend the screening.

The Woodstock Film Series, October 2014 – April 2015 presents 15 award-winning films screened in HD digital projection and Dolby surround-sound at the Billings Farm & Museum Theater on Route 12 in Woodstock, Vermont. 1/2 Mile north of Woodstock Village.

Tickets on sale at www.billingsfarm.org/filmfest or call 802-457-2355

B Hockey vs St. Johnsbury
Dec 27 @ 6:50 pm – Dec 27 @ 7:50 pm
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