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May
25
Wed
2016
Spring Bird Walk with Tim Traver
May 25 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Come experience the myriad spring songbirds and migrants of Woodstock with bird expert, Tim Traver! The walk will start in front of the library, go around town and toward the Billings Farm. If you have binoculars, they will be helpful. In the event of rain, the walk will be postponed.

Playgroup, Babies and Toddlers
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Wednesday Playgroup, 9-11 am
Babies and toddlers and their caregivers socialize and play. Birth to age 4 welcome.

Sherburne Memorial Library
2998 River Road
Killington, VT 05751

Walking Group
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Walking Group to Meet at Union Arena: Wednesdays, 9 a.m. Adults of all ages welcome. For more information call the Thompson Senior Center, 457-3277

Woodstock Union High School Annual Art Show
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm

Woodstock Union High School Annual Art Show will take place over the course of three days at the Woodstock Middle School Gym.
Specific times and dates are: Opening Tues eve., May 24 (6-9 p.m.), continuing Wed. May 25, (9-2:30 p.m.) and (6-9 p.m), closing date: Thurs. May 26 (9-2:30)
Free and open to the public!

Purple Crayon Playgroup
May 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Join the Purple Crayon, ArtisTree’s five and under branch, for a NEW weekly Play Group. The Play Group will meet every Wednesday from 9:30-11:30am in the Purple Crayon’s play room at ArtisTree in South Pomfret, VT(located just 2 miles outside Woodstock, VT). FREE and open to ALL! 

Story Time, Quechee @ Quechee Library
May 25 @ 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
May 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

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

Woodstock Rotary Club Meets
May 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Woodstock Rotary Club meets weekly on Wednesdays at noon. The meeting usually take place at the Woodstock Inn & Resort unless otherwise noted. For confirmation please call the Inn at 603-457-1100.

Meeting for the Ora Paul American Legion @ Central & High Street in Woodstock
May 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Ora Paul American Legion Post No. 24 members meet Wednesdays from 1-3 p.m. for a social get-together at the Legion House at the corner of Central Street and High Street in Woodstock. The monthly meeting is held on the third Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. All veterans are welcome. If you have any questions contact any member or call 457-9400 or stop by the Post.

Lego Club, Killington
May 25 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Wednesday Lego Club, 3:15-4:15 pm
Join us after school to build and display your creations. Free build or try the weekly theme! Ages 6 and up welcome.

Youth Services Librarian
Sherburne Memorial Library
2998 River Road
Killington, VT 05751

Cribbage Games @ Hartland Library Community Room
May 25 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Every Wednesday, 3:30PM – 5:30PM
Library Community Room

All are welcome for a friendly game of Cribbage

V BLAX @ Otter Valley
May 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Lecture by Ken Gloss of Antiques Roadshow on the Value of Old and Rare Books
May 25 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Kenneth Gloss, proprietor of the internationally known Brattle Book Shop in Boston, will give a talk at NWPL on the value of old and rare books. Ken, who is also a frequent guest appraiser on PBS’ Antiques Roadshow, will speak about the history of his historic bookshop (www.brattlebookshop.com), which goes back to around 1825. In addition to his lecture, Ken will answer questions from the audience, publicly appraise a book or two in detail. After his talk, he also will do free appraisals of books, letters and manuscripts brought by the audience.

JV BLAX vs Hartford
May 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Brain Buzz, Balancing Energy Needs with Biodiversity
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Brain Buzz
Contemporary Conservation – Balancing Energy Needs with Biodiversity
Free and open to the public
From the Savannahs of East Africa to the mighty rivers of the Pacific Northwest, energy development and endangered wildlife often share the same landscapes. Join conservation biologist, Michael Brown, for a conversation exploring the science that informs strategies to protect wildlife in the face of increasing development.
For more information call 802.359.5000 or email us at info@vinsweb.org

Woodstock Union High School Annual Art Show
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Woodstock Union High School Annual Art Show will take place over the course of three days at the Woodstock Middle School Gym.
Specific times and dates are: opening Tues eve., May 24 (6-9 p.m.), continuing Wed. May 25, (9-2:30 p.m.) and (6-9 p.m), closing date: Thurs. May 26 (9-2:30)
Free and open to the public!

Valley Chords – Women’s Barbershop Chorus
May 25 @ 6:15 pm – 7:45 pm

Valley Chords Chorus, Vermont’s Chapter of Sweet Adelines, Intl.. Meets Wednesdays, 6:15PM, United Methodist Church, 106 Gates St.White River Jct., Looking for singers; call Joan 802-333-4577; www.valleychords.org.

Barnard Selectboard Meeting @ Barnard Town Hall
May 25 @ 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
May 25 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Village Development Review Board reviews all zoning applications in the Village

May
26
Thu
2016
Woodstock Union High School Annual Art Show
May 26 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm

Woodstock Union High School Annual Art Show will take place over the course of three days at the Woodstock Middle School Gym.
Specific times and dates are: opening Tues eve., May 24 (6-9 p.m.), continuing Wed. May 25, (9-2:30 p.m.) and (6-9 p.m), closing date: Thurs. May 26 (9-2:30)
Free and open to the public!

Free Writing Group @ Reading Public Library
May 26 @ 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.

Bone Builders Classes
May 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Bone Builders Class: Tuesdays and Thursdays, now at 3-4 p.m. Adults of all ages are welcome to this free exercise program, developed at Tufts University. Call 457-3277
Please visit www.thompsonseniorcenter.org for details on all Thompson classes, programs, trips, and events.

Reducing Pain and Inflammation, FREE Class
May 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Reducing Pain and Inflammation. Free class on Thursday 5/26 at 5:30pm. Location: Woodstock Chiropractic & Functional Medicine, 47 Pleasant Street, Woodstock VT.
INFLAMMATION is implicated in almost every disease process including heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity. Learn the basics of reducing your levels of cellular inflammation through both diet and supplements in this short 30 minute class. We will also be sampling various anti-inflammatory supplements.Seating is limited please call 457-7012 or email drmalik@gmail.com

Paws For The Cause Auction & Dinner, Lucy Mac
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join Lucy Mackenzie for the annual Paws for the Cause Auction and Dinner on May 26th. We’ll be holding this year’s event at The Quechee Inn at Marshland Farm and are excited to welcome back auctioneer Kathy Kingston to lead the evening’s festivities. Please join us for this not-to-be missed fundraiser!

May
27
Fri
2016
Woodstock’s Super Sidewalk Sale Days @ Woodstock Village
May 27 – May 28 all-day

The retail stores of Woodstock Village set up displays and sales on the sidewalk over the May 27-28 weekend.

Billings Farm, Foodway Friday
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Every Friday discover how we use seasonal vegetables and herbs from our heirloom garden in historic recipes. Different take-home recipes each week! Through Oct. 28.

Billings Farm & Museum
802.457.2355

Storytime, Killington
May 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Friday Storytime, 10:30-11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs and activities.

Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road
Killington, VT 05751

American Red Cross Blood Drive
May 27 @ 12:30 pm – 5:30 pm

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
Windsor American Legion, 4 Court St, Windsor, VT
Friday, May 27th from 12:30 to 5:30 PM
Walk-ins welcome or for an appointment visit redcrossblood.org
Or call 1-800- RED CROSS
Prevent a summer shortage. Come out and give blood to help your neighbors.

Magic: The Gathering
May 27 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Friday Magic: the Gathering, 3:15-4:15 pm
New and experienced players welcome!

Sherburne Memorial Library
2998 River Road
Killington, VT 05751

Killington’s Biking Weekend
May 27 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The first annual Beast of a Bike Swap is scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend at Killington Mountain, May 27-29. Scheduled to coincide with the longstanding Killington Stage Race and opening weekend of the Killington Bike Park, these holiday weekend events create an atmosphere of family friendly cycling fun for road and mountain cyclists alike.The Bike Swap event is free and open to the public. In addition to the stage race and lift-assisted trail riding, the bike swap, food, drink and live music throughout will create a lively, family friendly bicycle festival atmosphere. Bike Swap Hours:
Friday, May 27 4pm 8pm
Saturday, May 28 9am7pm
Sunday, May 29 9am2pm
In addition to the stage race and lift-assisted trail riding, the bike swap, food, drink and live
music throughout will create a lively, family friendly bicycle festival atmosphere.

May
28
Sat
2016
(ART) Open Studio Weekend @ Vermont
May 28 all-day

The event takes place in 201 visual arts sites around Vermont and includes artists working with a great variety of materials and tools. For more information and a map of locations go to www.vermontcrafts.com

Memorial Day Pleasure Ride, GMHA
May 28 all-day

We invite riders of all disciplines, ages, and abilities to join us for these opportunities to enjoy GMHA’s legendary trails at your own pace with your favorite friends, both human and equine.

Each day begins with a light breakfast fare and ride briefing. Trail is then open for riders to head out at their own pace on either a short loop or long loop option; depending on weather conditions, lunch may be served at a scenic spot along the way or back at GMHA.

The Pleasure Rides offer many opportunities for socializing. Maximize your options to include sightseeing nearby spots of interest, shop downtown, or just hang with your horse under the stable’s eaves, after a good day’s ride. The weekend concludes with a Sunday brunch buffet.
For more information go to gmhainc.org

Quechee Garden Club Plant Sale @ Quechee Village Green
May 28 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Plant sale sponsored by the Quechee Garden Club, Saturday May 28th 8am-1pm
at the Quechee Village Green. Gorgeous hanging plants, herbs, planters and more.
70 Village Green Circle. Free. 802 295-1425.

Woodstock Garden Club Plant Sale
May 28 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join the Woodstock Garden Club on Saturday, May 28 for their spectacular Annual Plant Sale! Hanging plants, Perennials seedlings food and more! Come early plants move fast! Under the tents on the Library Lawn!

Qigong Class at Norman Williams!
May 28 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Gerry Sandweiss teaches this class Saturdays in May and June – FREE! Come try this ancient healing art.

Coolidge Exhibit Opens: Expression of Esteem
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Visit on the first day of the 2016 season to see the new temporary exhibit, and experience the excitement of the Killington Stage Race as hundreds of cyclists speed through the historic village! Expressions of Esteem: The Coolidge Presidential Gifts: U.S. presidents receive gifts from admirers around the world. Exhibit opens May 28th.

Killington’s Biking Weekend (Stage Race, Bike Swap)
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

The first annual Beast of a Bike Swap is scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend at Killington Mountain, May 27-29
Scheduled to coincide with the longstanding Killington Stage Race and opening weekend of the Killington Bike Park, these holiday weekend events create an atmosphere of family friendly cycling fun for road and mountain cyclists alike.
The event is free and open to the public during the following hours:
Friday, May 27 4pm 8pm
Saturday, May 28 9am7pm
Sunday, May 29 9am2pm

In addition to the stage race and lift-assisted trail riding, the bike swap, food, drink and live
music throughout will create a lively, family friendly bicycle festival atmosphere.

Event proceeds benefit Killington Ski Swap, which offers development programs for skiers.
Information about the event including dropoff and pickup times for consignments can be found at the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/213073509050600/.

Cheese & Dairy Celebration, Billings Farm
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cheese & Dairy Celebration – Celebrate Vermont’s distinctive dairy heritage during a weekend of sampling delicious New England cheeses and dairy products and meeting local cheese makers; dairy education programs and making cheese, ice cream, and butter.
For more information go to billingsfarm.org

Global Good Yard Sale, Change The World Kids
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Please help us turn the cool clothes, jewelry, and household items that you don’t wear or need into local and global good. Drop off donations of gently used garments (infant, child sizes, teen, adult!) and good to excellent items by Wednesday, May 25, at the Woodstock UU Church, in front of the green door on the left front side. Change the World Kids host GREAT GARMENTS FOR GLOBAL GOOD on Friday evening, May 27, from 5:30-8:00 in the Woodstock UU Church dining hall, and a BIG YARD SALE on Saturday, May 28, from 10:00-3:00 in front of the Woodstock UU Church! Please call 457-2622 or email changetheworldkids@gmail.com for information, and before dropping off very large or valuable pieces. Please no old computers, printers, damaged electronic equipment, office equipment or large appliances.

Bingo at Bridgewater Grange
May 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Saturdays: Bingo at the Bridgewater Grange, Route 100A. Doors open at 5:30 pm, games begin at 6:30 pm. Refreshments available.

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