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The “Spring at Last” group exhibit will run from April 1st thru May 14th. The artists of STUDIO 33 present their colorful impressions of spring in a variety of media, from paintings to photographs. The artists are Deborah Rice, Jennifer Dembinski, Kate Reeves, Helen Curtis and Margaret Dwyer. The artist’s reception will be April 7th from 4:00 – 5:30 PM. ALL ARE WELCOME.
Journaling Group: The Second and Fourth Mondays of each Month
10:30 am-12:00 pm
Facilitated by Sue Geno
The Journaling Group supports personal journeys of discovery, creativity and reflection in a nurturing, open environment. We draw upon prompts, poetry, images and natural objects to inspire and practice a variety of journal modes– writer’s journals, daybooks, spiritual journals, nature journals, artistic journals and more. We work collaboratively to shape our direction as a group, and sometimes even to create collaborative writing or art. Bring your journal in whatever form you keep it, along with your favorite tools, a willingness to experiment, and your own ideas. You’ll be invited but never expected to share anything, and we do not critique each other’s work. We do set one ground rule: confidentiality. All levels of experience are welcome. Newcomers are always welcome!
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.
Baby/Toddler Story Time
Mondays at 10:30 a.m.
Ages birth to 3 years
This session features short stories, interspersed with songs and finger plays and runs for about 20 minutes.
School District Directors meet the second and fourth Monday at 5 p.m. at Hartland Elementary School.
Planning Commission: second and fourth Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Town Offices
Select board meets the second Monday at 6:30 p.m. and the fourth Monday at 8 a.m. at the Town Hall. Additional meetings held as needed.
Weekly Bereavement Support Group through the use of the creative arts at Fox Expressive Art Therapy LLC, located in the second floor of the farmhouse at Artistree in Pomfret. Tuesday mornings 9:30am-10:30am
-no artistic talent required,all ages welcome. Call/email for more information firstname.lastname@example.org 802 779 1524
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.
Tues., Aug. 13, 10 a.m.: Where the Wilder Things are story time at the Wilder Club and Library
Preschool Story Time
Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
This session features three thematically-related stories and a tie-in craft or activity. This session runs for about 45 minutes.
Story Time is free and open to all.
Hartland Public Library,
(802) 436-2473 or www.HartlandLibraryVT.org.
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 – every Tuesday, 1pm – 2pm
Tues: 10-6, Wed: 12-8, Thurs: 12-8, Fri: 10-6 & Sat: 9-2
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.
Dr. Elijah Stommel is currently professor of Neurology in the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH, and director of the ALS Clinical Research Center. Dr. Stommel will discuss his research on environmental risk factors for the neurodegenerative disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), otherwise known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. He has studied the relationship between the waterborne cyanobacteria and ALS extensively.
Dr. Stommel has been directing the ALS clinical and research program in Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for over 25 years. He is currently professor of Neurology in the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH, and director of the ALS Clinical and Research Center. Over the last 15 years he has developed a multi-disciplinary multi-institutional team of research workers who are investigating the distribution of cases of ALS in New England, and the application of case-control epidemiological studies, environmental toxicology, limnology, satellite remote sensing and GIS methodologies to investigate environmental risk factors for the development of ALS.
Bridgewater select board meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m.
Gilbert A. Davis Public Library board meeting last Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at the library.
Sexting: A Community Response
Parents and Adult Community of Woodstock Union High School are invited to a presentation of Sexting: A Community Response on Tuesday, April 25 from 6-7 p.m. in the Library.
Tuesday evenings, at 6:30 ‘Needleworkers Re-unite’. To talk and share interests, skills, and advice; knitters, stitchers, needleworkers, and rug-hookers gather weekly at Quechee Library to talk and share projects and advice.
The musical sensation Mamma Mia! takes the music of ABBA and weaves it into a sunny tale that has delighted over 50 million people worldwide. Shortly before her wedding, a young woman swipes her mother’s diary in the hopes of finding the name of her father. When she discovers three possible candidates, she decides to invite them all. Thus begins a joyous adventure filled with wild twists, wacky characters, and the timeless tunes of ABBA. Featuring hits “Dancing Queen,” “Take A Chance on Me,” “Knowing Me, Knowing You,” and many more, you’re guaranteed to leave singing at the top of your lungs!
Running time: Approximately 2 hours 20 minutes with one 15 minute intermission.
Advisory: Ages 10 and up for subject matter.
Please Note: This production contains fog and haze
On Tuesday Feb. 21st, the Freelance Family Singers Community Chorus of Woodstock, Vermont will begin practicing for the choruss May 6th and 7th concerts. The weekly Tuesday rehearsals are held at the First Congregational Church, 36 Elm St., Woodstock, VT from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. All ages may participate and there are no auditions. There is a small participation fee with scholarships available. Directed by Ellen Satterthwaite, the chorus presents a wide variety of music. For more information, call Ellen at (802) 457-3980.
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/
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
Wed., Aug. 14, 10 a.m.: Story time at the Quechee Library.