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Dec
19
Fri
2014
Lego Club Meets @ Quechee Library
Dec 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
3rd Friday Woodstock Contra Dance
Dec 19 @ 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

4th Annual Winter Carols Concert @ First Universalist Church of Barnard.
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

BarnArts 4th Annual Winter Carols Celebration
BarnArts Center for the Arts will be celebrating “Song and Spirit” with its 4th Annual Winter Carols to be held on Friday, Dec 19th at 7pm at the First Universalist Church of Barnard. The performance will feature BarnArts Chorale and BarnArts Youth, under the direc-tion of Kathi Tarrant, and also include harp-lead sing-a-longs, Banish Misfortune cello ensemble and instrumental pieces by other local musicians. Free. For reservations and more info please contact info@barnarts.org or visit www.barnarts.org.

Instrumental Music Night @ Windsor Library
Dec 19 @ 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.

Northern Stage “A CHRISTMAS CAROL”
Dec 19 @ 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: Hunger Games Mockingjay, Part 1 (PG-13)
Dec 19 @ 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
20
Sat
2014
Christmas at the Farm
Dec 20 @ 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).

VB Basketball @Poultney
Dec 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Christmas Piano Concert
Dec 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Benefit Concert At The Norman Williams Public Library
At 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, piano student Will Drebitko will present a concert of Christmas music, accompanied by his teacher Sherry Taylor Belisle. This will be the first performance on the grand piano recently donated to the library by Bill Chorske in memory of his wife, Gayle Osterberg Chorske. Donations will be greatly received to benefit the library.

JV B Basketball @Poultney
Dec 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Writers’ Critique Circle Meets Monthly @ Call 802-674-5808
Dec 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Writers’ Critique Circle Meets Monthly

Writers’ Critique Circle. Third Saturday monthly, 1-3 p.m. (Feb. 16.) Bring works-in-progress — it could be 1-3 poems, a short story, an essay or a chapter from a longer work — for thoughtful, in-depth peer review. Led by writer Marv Klassen-Landis. Call 802-674-5808 or email mklassenlandis@yahoo.com for information or to join.

Woodstock Film Series: 20 Feet From Stardom
Dec 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

DECEMBER 20 • 3:00 & 5:00 pm

20 Feet From Stardom

(USA, 2013, 91 min.) PG-13

Academy Award, Best Documentary; additional 15 wins, 14 nominations

Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names. 20 Feet From Stardom shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind some of the greatest musical legends of the 21st century.

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

G Hockey vs Rutland
Dec 20 @ 6:20 pm – Dec 20 @ 7:20 pm
Northern Stage “A CHRISTMAS CAROL”
Dec 20 @ 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: Hunger Games Mockingjay, Part 1 (PG-13)
Dec 20 @ 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
21
Sun
2014
Christmas at the Farm
Dec 21 @ 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).

Northern Stage “A CHRISTMAS CAROL”
Dec 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 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

Skating with Santa
Dec 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:40 pm

Union Arena Skating Club will present Santa at 2:30 p.m. at the Union Arena rink. There will be a bake sale and raffle to benefit UASC.

Admission: Non-perishable food item, or a cash donation to the Woodstock food shelf.

Pentangle Movie: Hunger Games, Mockingjay, Part 1 (PG-13)
Dec 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 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.*

South Woodstock Christmas Pageant @ South Woodstock Community Church
Dec 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

2014 Christmas Pageant and Holiday Traditions will be held on Sunday, Dec. 21 at 4 p.m. at the South Woodstock Community Church on Route 106. Sponsored by the South Woodstock Community Club, this opportunity to bring our community together to celebrate the season and share in song and tradition and prayer, is held so dear by so many.
Please come, bring your friends from anywhere and everywhere. And then come afterward to the Fire Station down the road to enjoy a yummy potluck.

Dec
22
Mon
2014
Christmas at the Farm
Dec 22 @ 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).

Memoir Group
Dec 22 @ 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.

Beatrix Potter Time, Decorations
Dec 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Mon., Dec. 22, 11 a.m.: Beatrix Potter Time at the Quechee Library: Kids ages 4-12 will set up and  decorate a Beatrix Potter dollhouse for the holidays.  There will be some play reading, a craft and a properly British snack.

B Hockey vs Brattleboro
Dec 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
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.

G Basketball @ Windsor
Dec 22 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 22 @ 7:00 pm
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.

Italian Conversation Group @ Hartland Library
Dec 23 @ 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
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.

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