Friday, November 21 2014

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Nov
21
Fri
2014
Lego Club Meets @ Quechee Library
Nov 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Celebrate Discovery, Activies, Author Talk and Demonstrations
Nov 21 @ 5:00 pm – Nov 21 @ 8:00 pm

• Celebrate the launch of the David Goudy Discovery Fund—a campaign for new and enhanced exhibits. There will be brief remarks by the campaign co-chairs at 6:30.
• Enjoy special activities during the evening including a demonstration with bubble expert and founding director of Circus Smirkus, Rob Mermim.
• Test prototypes for a new Bubbles exhibition
• Shop and save at the Museum store—Members save 25%, non-members save 20%
• Meet author Lynn Levine who will be signing: Mammal Tracks and Scat, Life-Size Pocket Guide; and Snow Secrets; and author Mary Lyn Ray who will be signing her new book: Go to Sleep, Little Farm.
• Participate in Teen Tinkering (extra fee) in the community Room (6:30–8 p.m.).

Reception & Book Signing: David Lowenthal
Nov 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

To celebrate this landmark occasion, the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in partnership with the Billings Farm and Museum and the Woodstock Foundation in collaboration with Sustainable Woodstock and the University of Vermont, are hosting a special weekend event, “Landscapes of Hope,” featuring the internationally renowned biographer, David Lowenthal, at the end of the month.

The occasion begins with an invited session on Friday, Nov. 21, at 6 pm., with a talk by Lowenthal and a panel discussion with land ethic leaders in the Billing Farm and Museum Theater. A reception and book signing will be held at 5 p.m. RSVP to reserve a seat.

The session will provide an intimate and rich opportunity for participants to explore the George Perkins Marsh story and how it relates to contemporary environmental issues.

JAZZ NIGHT at SILO!
Nov 21 @ 5:30 pm – Nov 21 @ 7:30 pm

JAZZ NIGHT at SILO! Come over to the distillery Friday, Nov. 21st for music, food, and craft cocktails! Featuring Peter Concilio on the bass and Fred Haas on keys. Musicians welcome to join in! 5:30-7:30 pm

Fiddler Auditions
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
3rd Friday Woodstock Contra Dance
Nov 21 @ 6:45 pm – 10:00 pm

Third Friday Contra Dance in Woodstock VT

January 17, 2014

Join The Old Sam Peabody Band with caller Delia Clark for a Third
Friday Contra Dance.

It’s hard to believe that about 7 years ago our band played a dance
for a birthday party in the Little Theater. It’s turned into a monthly
event and we’d love to have you come. Join your friends and neighbors
in this grand New England tradition

All dances are taught and no partner is necessary. If you can move,
you can dance. Bring a pair of clean soft-soled shoes for dancing.

6:45 – Dance workshop for instruction
7:00 – 10:00 Dance with dessert break

Suggested price $fee Kids and seniors by donation.

The Little Theater is at 54 River Street Woodstock, VT 05091 — Right
next to the Recreation Center.

For more info call
Steve Hoffman 802.785.4039 (hoffmanathome@gmail.com)
Delia Clark 802.457.2075

Facebook/OldSamPeabody

Free Concert! Local Spotlight: Songwriters Showcase
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

FREE concert! Friday November 21st, 7-9:30pm – Local Spotlight: Songwriters Showcase! Join us and enjoy 3 local artist not to be missed! Dave Richardson, Jake Haehnel and Libby Kirkpatrick. Concert will be indoors in ArtisTree’s new performance space! Hosted by Jim Yeager.

For more information: www.artistreevt.org, info@artistreevt.org, 802-457-3500.

Instrumental Music Night @ Windsor Library
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Instrumental Music Night Held at Windsor Library
Instrumental Music Night. Third Friday monthly, 7-9 p.m. (Feb. 15.) Bring your musical instrument and we’ll play through some polka and klezmer music (dance tunes). Please email barbara@windsorlibrary.org or call 674-2556 to R.S.V.P.

Nov
22
Sat
2014
Conservation Conversations & Hikes @ Marsh - Billings
Nov 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, Billings Farm & Museum Theater will be the site of ‘Conservation Conversations,’ a public dialogue about Marsh. Next, at 1 p.m., the community is invited to take guided hikes at the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park. There, people can see Marsh’s influence in action in the park’s managed forests, the sustainable Forest Learning Center and the mansion where Marsh grew up. (RSVP with jo_anne_ dolan@nps.gov to attend.)

B Hockey Scrimmage vs Rutland
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
November Wagon Ride Weekends at Billings Farm & Museum
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

November 1 & 2; 8 & 9; 15 & 16; 22 & 23 Take a horse-drawn wagon ride and enjoy the dairy farm, farmhouse, and farm life exhibits during late fall – when the brilliance of foliage has softened and the weather is still pleasant; daily programs and activities. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

G Basketball Scrimmage @Whitcomb
Nov 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Woodstock Film Series: Undefeated
Nov 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

NOVEMBER 22 • 3:00 pm

Undefeated

(USA, 2011, 113 min.) PG-13

Academy Award, Best Documentary; additional three wins, two nominations

Undefeated isn’t a football movie. It’s a documentary about the Manassas Tigers football team, a severely underfunded and underprivileged team (even hired out as a practice team for more successful schools) as they reverse their fortunes, thanks to coach Bill Courtney.

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

Pentangle Movie: The Book of Life (PG)
Nov 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

THE BOOK OF LIFE, a vibrant fantasy-adventure, tells the legend of Manolo, a conflicted hero and dreamer who sets off on an epic quest through magical, mythical and wondrous worlds in order to rescue his one true love and defend his village. (c) Fox

Starring Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana, Diego Luna and Christina Applegate

Directed by Jorge Gutierrez

1 hr. 35 min.

Nov
23
Sun
2014
November Wagon Ride Weekends at Billings Farm & Museum
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

November 1 & 2; 8 & 9; 15 & 16; 22 & 23 Take a horse-drawn wagon ride and enjoy the dairy farm, farmhouse, and farm life exhibits during late fall – when the brilliance of foliage has softened and the weather is still pleasant; daily programs and activities. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Thanksgiving Meal In Windsor
Nov 23 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

FREE POST 25 MEAL: You are invited to a free Thanksgiving meal on Sunday, Nov. 23, from noon to 1:30 at Post 25 located off State Street in Windsor. The meal is open to the public and is being put on by the Post 25 Auxiliary.

Pentangle Movie: The Book of Life (PG)
Nov 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

THE BOOK OF LIFE, a vibrant fantasy-adventure, tells the legend of Manolo, a conflicted hero and dreamer who sets off on an epic quest through magical, mythical and wondrous worlds in order to rescue his one true love and defend his village. (c) Fox

Starring Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana, Diego Luna and Christina Applegate

Directed by Jorge Gutierrez

1 hr. 35 min.

Free Concert! Cellist & Piano Performance
Nov 23 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

FREE CONCERT! Sunday November 23rd, 4-6pm – Cellist Robert Blais and pianist Diane Huling! This All–Russian Concert will include both the Shostakovich and the Rachmaninoff cello sonatas as well as solo piano pieces by Scriabin and Prokofiev. Concert will be indoors at ArtisTree’s new performance space.

For more information: www.artistreevt.org, info@artistreevt.org, 802-457-3500.

Nov
24
Mon
2014
Memoir Group
Nov 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Thompson Center Happenings
Memoir Group date and time change: Mondays at 10:30. Ongoing. Anyone may join! Relaxed, supportive atmosphere.
For more information on these and other programs for adults of all ages, call The Thompson Center at 457-3277.

Artful Meditation Class, Free
Nov 24 @ 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.

Pentangle Movie: The Book of Life (PG)
Nov 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

THE BOOK OF LIFE, a vibrant fantasy-adventure, tells the legend of Manolo, a conflicted hero and dreamer who sets off on an epic quest through magical, mythical and wondrous worlds in order to rescue his one true love and defend his village. (c) Fox

Starring Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana, Diego Luna and Christina Applegate

Directed by Jorge Gutierrez

1 hr. 35 min.

Open Mic with Brian Warren
Nov 24 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Brian Warren hosts a cool Open Mic every Monday at Bentley’s Restaurant in Woodstock.

Nov
25
Tue
2014
Monthly Wellness Clinic
Nov 25 @ 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.

Story Time
Nov 25 @ 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
Nov 25 @ 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.

Italian Conversation Group @ Hartland Library
Nov 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Italian Conversation Group – every Tuesday, 1pm – 2pm

802-436-2473
www.HartlandLibraryVT.org
Tues: 10-6, Wed: 12-8, Thurs: 12-8, Fri: 10-6 & Sat: 9-2

French Conversation Group @ Hartland Library
Nov 25 @ 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

Barnard School Board meets @ Barnard Elementary School
Nov 25 @ 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.

Freelance Family Singers Meet
Nov 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Freelance Family Singers of Woodstock will begin practicing for their Dec. 6th and 7th holiday concerts. The weekly Tuesday rehearsals are open to newcomers each week and are held at Woodstock’s First Congregational Church, 36 Elm Street, from 7-9pm. All ages may participate and there are no auditions. There is a small participation fee ($10.00/15.00) with scholarships available. Directed by Ellen Satterthwaite, Freelance performs a wide variety of secular and sacred music. All are welcomed to join and ring in the holiday with song.

North Country Chordsmen Meet, singing group
Nov 25 @ 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/

Nov
26
Wed
2014
Preschool Storytime @ Windsor Public Library Children's Room
Nov 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

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

B Hockey Scrimmage vs U32
Nov 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meeting for the Ora Paul American Legion @ Central & High Street in Woodstock
Nov 26 @ 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.

Tai Chi with Anne Bower
Nov 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join Tai Chi instructor Anne Bower to learn the art of “Tai Chi for Energy,” which combines elements of the oldest and youngest traditional tai chi styles (Chen and Sun).

Valley Chords – Women’s Barbershop Chorus @ Hartford, VT
Nov 26 @ 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
Nov 26 @ 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
Nov 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

Woodstock Village Development Review Board @ Town Hall Conference Room
Nov 26 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Village Development Review Board reviews all zoning applications in the Village

Nov
27
Thu
2014
Killington 5K Turkey Trot
Nov 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

4th Annual Killington 5K Turkey Trot Information
The 4th Annual Killington 5K Turkey Trot will be Thursday, Nov. 27 at Jax -1667 Killington Rd., start time is 9:30 a.m. To register and for more information online at killingtonturkeytrot.com or kasiemunson@hotmail.com or 1-617-594-8473. Entrance fee is $20 – $25 on race day. Benefits Local Charities.

Free Writing Group @ Reading Public Library
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Free Writing Group At Public Library
The Reading Public Library is sponsoring a free writing group, which meets at the library each Thursday at 10 a.m. Writers of all abilities and levels are welcome. Talk about and share your work and get feedback from others who are working on projects of their own. The program will be ongoing; come each week or drop in whenever you like. For more information, call Libbet Downs at 484-0027 or call the library at 484-5588. No registration is required.

Zack’s Place Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk @ Woodstock
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Zack’s Place Turkey Trot, a 5K run and walk held on Thanksgiving Day.
As participants line up and register for the race they are entertained by a band on a flatbed truck. Hot coffee, tea and hot chocolate are offered. The race begins in front of the Woodstock Elementary School at 10:00 AM, with the more skilled runners in front and the rest following. An award ceremony, also with refreshments and a band, follows the race where medals are presented. For more information and registration go to www.zacksplacevt.org / 802-457-5868

Preschool Storytime
Nov 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Preschool story hour takes place every Thursday morning at 10:30. All are welcome for stories, poems, songs, finger-plays and a seasonal craft.

Hand-In-Hand Thanksgiving Supper
Nov 27 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The NUCS Hand-In-Hand Thanksgiving Supper will be a buffet style dinner on Thanksgiving Day from 3-5 p.m. in the North Chapel Social Hall. All are welcome and dinner is by donation.

Boy Scouts Meeting, Woodstock @ Call for location 609-509-3277
Nov 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Boy Scouts for boys ages 10 1/2 to 18 meet every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Call Chris Clarke
pack220woodstock@gmail.com, Cell 609-509-3277

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