Beat Community Calendar

Thursday, March 12

Hardwick– Use it Up! Reduce Food Waste Workshop at the Center for An Agricultural Economy, Vermont Food Venture Center, 140 Junction Rd. Want to prepare healthy meals, reduce food waste and save time and money? By making small changes in your cooking habits, you can do all these things and reduce your greenhouse gas emissions. We’ll share tips and strategies to become more efficient in the kitchen and reduce food waste, and make a few recipes as well. Free event, to register: http://www.cvswmd.org/workshop-registration.html.

Montpelier– Annual Spring Sale at the Trinity Community Thrift Store, 137 Main St. From 10AM to 4PM. Come see us for your spring clothing needs. Sale to be held in Fellowship Hall on the main floor of the church. Further information: Call (802) 229-9155. Hope to see you there!

Rabies Shot & Dog Licensing Clinic will be held from 6 to 7:30 pm. At the East Montpelier Fire Department, 54 Village Acres in East Montpelier Village, just off Route 2. Rabies Shot cost is $20.00 per dog or cat. The East Montpelier Town Clerk will be in attendance to license dogs: $9.00 for spayed/neutered animal or $13.00 for unaltered animals.
All dogs must be registered in their respective town by April 1st.
Plainfield– Emerald Ash Borer and Roadside Ash Management in Plainfield (originally scheduled in February). Presented by Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program member Joanne Garton. Information will be of interest to woodland owners and anyone concerned about the ash trees on their property. Refreshments. Plainfield Town Hall Opera House. Sponsored by the Plainfield Conservation Commission. 7PM.

Randolph– The Cake is at Murray Auditorium at Randolph Union H.S. 15 Forest Street. This dramatic comedy explores the intersection of faith, marriage, and politics in modern America. March 12-14.

 

Friday, March 13

Montpelier– Annual Spring Sale at the Trinity Community Thrift Store, 137 Main St. From 10AM to 4PM. Come see us for your spring clothing needs. Sale to be held in Fellowship Hall on the main floor of the church. Further information: Call (802) 229-9155. Hope to see you there!

Waterbury Center– Pork Loin Takeout at the Waterbury Center Community Church on Route 100. Dinners can be picked up between 4 and 6pm and enjoyed at home. The cost is $9. The meal includes Pork Loin and gravy, mashed potatoes, corn, salad, rolls,, applesauce and dessert. Deliveries in the local area are available for people in need. Advanced reservations are needed 244-8089 or bbtravelers@aol.com.

 

Saturday, March 14

Barre– Memories of Patsy, the national touring Patsy Cline tribute show will make an appearance at the Barre Opera House at 7pm. Tickets are on sale at the BOH box office at 6 North Main Street, by phone at (802)476-8188 or online at www.barreoperahouse.org.

Montpelier– Annual Spring Sale at the Trinity Community Thrift Store, 137 Main St. From 10AM to 4PM. Come see us for your spring clothing needs. Sale to be held in Fellowship Hall on the main floor of the church. Further information: Call (802) 229-9155. Hope to see you there!

Northfield– St. Patrick’s Day Party Featuring karaoke with Levi Beach 6 to 10 p.m. At the American Legion Post 63. Open to the public. No cover charge, 21 & up.

Plainfield– Brian Boyes presents The Saturn People’s Sound Collective! Doors open at 7pm, concert at 7:30pm. At the Plainfield Town Hall Opera House, 18 High Street.

 

Sunday, March 15

Barre– Vermont Philharmonic at the Barre Opera House, 2PM. Tickets: $20/$15 Seniors/$5 Students. For info: www.vermontphilharmonic.com.

Celebrate the End of Winter with one final snow day at the Cow Pasture! Bring your sleds, snow shoes, hiking boots – whatever you need to enjoy the outdoors! Maplewood Ave. parking area at 1 PM – 3 PM. Hot chocolate will be provided!

Randolph– Summer Youth Musical Auditions for ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ at the Chandler Center for the Arts. Noon.

 

Tuesday, March 17

Lyndon– Career Fair at Northern Vermont University 1 a.m.-2 p.m. at Stannard Gymnasium. For more information and to see a list of participating employers, visit NorthernVermont.edu/LyndonCareerFair.

Montpelier– Saint Patrick’s Day Tower Bells For the fifth consecutive year, traditional Irish tunes will be played on the historic tower bells of Montpelier’s Trinity United Methodist Church at 11:58 a.m.

4th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast at the Capitol Plaza Hotel, 7:30 – 9AM. Sponsored by the Central Vermont Chamber. Tickets $25 – advance purchase only. 229-5711 or email: info@centralvt.com or Online www.centralvt.com.

Randolph– Barbershop Jam at Ken’s Barber Shop 33 North Main St, A very warm-hearted and easy-going traditional and multi-genre jam session! Call (802) 728-5867 or email robin@newacadiafarm.com for more details. 5-8PM.

 

Wednesday, March 18

Montpelier– John Lackard Blues Jam at Sweet Melissa’s, 4 Langdon Street, 7:30 pm, 802-225-6012.

Woodbury– Recycling, Composting, and Events Join CVSWMD Outreach Coordinator Theron Lay-Sleeper as he reviews how to recycle right, compost effectively, the ins and outs of Vermont’s Universal Recycling Law, and how to apply all of this to a community event so you can love your local event without all the waste! Just in time for the Woodbury Pie Breakfast on March 21! At the Woodbury Community Library, 69 Valley Lake Rd. Free Event. To register: http://www.cvswmd.org/workshop-registration.html.

 

Friday, March 20

Montpelier– ORE-Member’s Community Potluck. The Center for Arts and Learning(2nd floor) 46 Barre Street. Bring a dish, share a dish and bring a friend. Join us for a time to come together and contribute to offer and exchange with community. Contact us for more details 802-661-8959, orexchange.org

Northfield– Friday Night Grill 5 to 7 p.m. Grill Special: Nachos $8 at The American Legion. Music by Barry Bender.

 

Saturday, March 21

Town of Barre – South Barre Fire Station Rabies clinic for dogs and cats from 1:00-3:00 pm. Barre Town Clerk will be there to license Barre Town dogs. Non-resident dogs and cats are welcome. $15 per animal. Dogs must be on a leash, cats in a crate.

Greensboro– Roy MacNeil: A Spirit Lifted 7:00 pm at the Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. Tickets are $15, Students $10, and Seniors 10% off. Classical, folk, rock, and Irish music.

Montpelier– Further Afield The Montpelier Chamber Orchestra presents its spring concert, at the City Hall Arts Center, 4PM and 7PM. Composer / Performer reception at the Garage Cultural Center 5:45-6:45PM. Tickets are available through EventBrite and at the door. Visit www.mcovt.org for more information.

Garrett Graff, journalist, historian, author, and TV commentator, will speak at the annual League of Women Voters Civic Engagement Luncheon on “Elections 2020: American Democracy Under Challenge?” Open to the public, begins at noon. Tickets, including lunch, are $10. You can reserve a ticket at https: 2020civiclunch.eventbrite.com or mail your check payable to LWVVT, P.O. Box 1391, Montpelier, VT 05602. Questions: Sonja Schuyler, (802) 899-3657 or lwvofvt@gmail.com.

Northfield– Texas Hold ’em Tournament 1:00 p.m. at The American Legion Post 63. $50 in advance or $75 the day of the tournament.

West Fairlee– Chef Steve’s Famous Annual Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner 5:00 To 6:30 P.M. at the West Fairlee Church on Rt. 113. 7 – 10 year olds $7.00 / kids under 7 eat free. For more info call Chef Steve at 802-685-3141 or Church 802-333-4748 or garrowstephen@gmail.com. All are welcome.

Woodbury– Pie Breakfast, 8:30-10:30am. $4-7. An all-you-can-eat sweet and savory breakfast, live music from the Woodbury Broad Band, a stellar silent auction, and an eclectic used book sale. Proceeds benefit the Woodbury Community Library.

 

Sunday, March 22

Montpelier– A Grand Event at Ore High Tea A day of tea, pastries and friends. At the Unitarian Church, 2-4 PM. $20/adult, $10/kids. Volunteer to help out Call Joan 229-1998.

Quechee– Vermont Day at VINS Naturalists of all ages enjoy the exhibits and programs of this educational and wild avian rehabilitation center at a reduced fee. Vermont Institute of Natural Science. 10-4. $5 admission for Vt. residents. Info, 359-5000.

Randolph– Summer Youth Musical Auditions for ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ at the Chandler Center for the Arts. Noon.

 

Monday, March 23

Northfield– The Norwich University Writers Series welcomes author Abdi Nor Iftin to campus at 4 p.m. in the Kreitzberg Library Multipurpose Room to discuss his book. This event is free and open to the public.

 

Tuesday, March 24

Randolph– Barbershop Jam at Ken’s Barber Shop 33 North Main St, A very warm-hearted and easy-going traditional and multi-genre jam session! Call (802) 728-5867 or email robin@newacadiafarm.com for more details. 5-8PM.

 

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