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Events for July 2015
3 logo First Friday Family Film: THE COURT JESTER
Time: 8 PM
Price: FREE!
Location: The Hardwick Town House
Description: Jeudevine Library and NEK Arts team up to show The Court Jester, a hilarious film with Danny Kaye who spoofs Robin Hood portraying the good-hearted entertainer Hawkins, he infiltrates the court of the corrupt Basil Rathbone disguised as the legendary king of jesters, Giacomo. After a court sorceress hypnotizes Hawkins into believing he is also a legendary assassin, Hawkins has more identities than he can keep straight. With comely Glynis Johns as his spy-in-arms love interest, Angela Lansbury as the scheming princess, and Mildred Natwick as the dotty spellcaster, this is Danny Kaye at his comic best. There will be popcorn and juice by donation with proceeds going to the library and NEK Arts.
Extra Info: For more information call the library at 472-5948.
3 Modern Times Theater-Punch and Judy part 2!
Time: 10am
Price: free
Location: Greensboro Free Library
Description: Join us for part 2 (part 1 at Jeudevine, part 3 at Craftsbury) of the three part series in the Punch and Judy library tour presented by Modern Times Theater. An all ages family fun show with puppets, slapstick humor, music, and storytelling. Free and open to the public.
Extra Info: contact greensborokids@gmail.com or the library at 533-2531 for more info
3 Hardwick First Friday Festival
Time: 6:00 - 10:00 pm
Price: Free
Location: Main St. Hardwick VT
Description: The Hardwick Community First Friday Festival is getting ready to celebrate Independence Day July 3rd with a patriotic theme. Shari Cornish owner of the Whistle Emporium will be offering a discount for Veterans, or Military Personnel who present either a military ID or membership card from any non profit military organization to thank them for their service to our country. Other businesses may join Shari in offering discounts so stay tuned. The Hardwick American Legion will be sponsoring several events such as a bake sale, face painting and a coloring contest. Or check out the American Legion "Gateway" Riders booth for a chance to win an American flag, or purchase tickets to their July 11th BBQ. The festival is open to all in the Hardwick or surrounding areas as a place to market your business and network with other community members. Be sure to join us in Hardwick for all of the activities including great food from area restaurants and vendors, unique gifts, and live music!! At dark you can take the family to a movie at the Hardwick Town House. The price is FREE and open to the public! Come see what Hardwick has to offer for safe family fun on a Friday night. We are actively seeking new vendor participants for this event that starts with set up at 5:00pm, events starting at 6:00pm. If you sell a product, have an artistic ability, or belong to an organization that supports the community this is a low cost way to get community exposure and we want to hear from you!
Extra Info: If you would like to participate in this event as a business or vendor please contact Larry Hamel at 802-472-6350 or 802-917-2886 by phone or send him an email at lwhamel@aol.com. We have lots of spaces available, please reserve yours today. Crafters & food vendors are encouraged to join us!
3 logo Movie: The Court Jester
Time: 8 PM
Price: FREE!
Location: The Hardwick Town House, West Church St, Hardwick
Description: A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against an evil ruler who has overthrown the rightful king with Danny Kaye, 1955.
4 Cabot 4th Of July Celebration
Time: 8am-4pm
Price: 0
Location: In Cabot Village
Description: Cabot 4th of July Celebration Parade starts at 11am Rummage/Yard Sale 8am-2pm Historical Society Exhibits Chicken BBQ at noon on the Rec-field Live Music, and games on the Rec-field
Extra Info: If you have any questions please feel free to contact Wendy Barnett at 563-9907
4 Annual 4th of July Square Dance
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Price: $5.00 (children under 12 free)
Location: Greensboro Town Green (under the tent)
Description: A good ol' down home Vermont square dance with Pete's Posse providing music and Robin Russell doing the calling.
4 Annual Chicken BBQ
Time: 11 am - 1 pm
Price: $10/plate, payable at the door
Location: Fellowship Hall, Greensboro United Church, 165 Wilson St., Greensboro
Description: Make your reservation now for the annual Greensboro Church Chicken Barbeque on Saturday, July 4, from 11 - 1. Our price remains the same: $10 for a generous plate of our world-famous BBQ Chicken, our much sought after vinaigrette coleslaw, a roll, beverage and dessert. Proceeds from this event benefit the work of the church. The BBQ starts immediately after the parade behind the church. Park where you can and line up for the traditional Independence Day meal. We are taking reservations by email at greensborochurch@gmail.com . Your email reservation is not complete until you have received a reply confirmation from us. You can also call the church at 802-533-2223 to make a phone reservation. We have a limited number of meals, so get your name in quickly if you want to participate.
5 logo Craftsbury Legacy Reading Series
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Craftsbury Public Library
Description: The Craftsbury Library in Craftsbury Common is hosting a pair of readings in July as part of its Legacy Reading Series featuring readings by Vermont authors. The Series will kick off on Sunday, July 5th featuring two non-fiction writers, Jessica Hendry Nelson, author of If Only You People Could Follow Directions and Sean Prentiss, author of Finding Abbey: The Search for Edward Abbey and His Hidden Desert Grave. On Sunday July 19th the library will host C. Stark Biddle, local fiction writer and adjunct faculty member at Sterling College, as well as Andrew Miller-Brown, editor and founder of Plowboy Press which recently published Adam's Mark by Julia Shipley, who will also be on hand to read a short excerpt from the book. Both readings will be held at 4pm at the Craftsbury Public Library followed by a wine and cheese reception on the porch. The Craftsbury Library Legacy Reading Series showcases writing that explores repercussions of events, ideas, people, traditions and institutions. Please contact the Craftsbury Library for more information. 802 586-9683
7 logo Pirates, Ahoy!
Time: 4PM
Price: free
Location: Craftsbury Public Library
Description: Boat builder, historian, and all around scalliwag Dave Linck will sail up to the Craftsbury Library with his pirate ship The Guttersnipe. Raise the sail, lower the anchor, and see what it takes to sail a real pirate ship. Dave will share pirate artifacts and stories of pirates and take us back in time to when pirates ruled the sea.
Extra Info: FOr more information, contact the library at 586-9683.
8 logo Solar Heating and Cooling
Time: 7 PM
Price: Free
Location: Jeudevine Memorial Library, 93 North Main ST, Hardwick, VT
Description: Learn how you can heat and cool your home with clean, fossil-free solar power and save as much as 50% on your heating bills! This workshop will cover the basics of pairing solar power with heat pump technology: how they work in Vermont, what government incentives are available, how they reduce your traditional heating fuels, other added benefits, and more. Heat pump technology has been used in the southern states for decades and is now good for cold climates too! Heat pumps are a smart and clean way to heat and cool your home even if you don't have solar potential. Bring your questions! Ellen Gershun from SunCommon will be at the Jeudevine Library on Wednesday, July 8th at 7pm to talk about this program. Everyone is welcome!
Extra Info: For more info call the library at 472-5948.
8 logo Jeudevine Story Time: Police!
Time: 10 AM
Price: FREE!
Location: Jeudevine Memorial Library, 93 North Main ST, Hardwick, VT
Description: Special story time with a visit from the Hardwick Police Department!
9 CHICKEN PIE SUPPER
Time: 5:00 pm
Price: Adults $10 Children Under 8 $5
Location: St. Michael's Church Hall, The Bend Rd, Greensboro Bend, VT
Description: Serving at 5:00 pm and 6:30 pm Menu: Chicken Pie, Assorted Casseroles, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Rolls, Pie and Beverage
Extra Info: Benefit: St. Michael’s Altar Society For More Info Contact Clara Massey at 533-2615
9 logo The Mighty Beaver!
Time: 10 AM
Price: FREE!
Location: Jeudevine Memorial Library, 93 North Main ST, Hardwick, VT
Description: Kurt Valenta comes to the library to teach us about nature's most successful engineer -- the beaver! Open to all ages.
9-11 Disney's Alice in Wonderland JR
Time: 7 pm
Price: $6-$10
Location: Vermont Children's Theater, 2283 Darling Hill Rd., Lyndonville
Description: Follow Alice down the rabbit hole and through Wonderland in this stage version of the classic Disney movie performed by local middle school children. Tickets may be purchased at the door or by calling the theater at 802-626-5358.
Extra Info: The theater is located north of Lyndonville in a converted hay barn. From downtown Lyndonville, go north on US 5 and turn right at the traffic light on to VT 114. Turn left on to Darling Hill Road. The theater is past the Wildflower Inn on the left.
10 logo Puppet Show with Modern Times Theatre
Time: 10AM
Price: free
Location: Craftsbury Public Library
Description: THE ODYSSEY OF PUNCH featuring puppetry’s famous antihero, Mr. Punch, in a puppet show for all ages. Join Modern Times Theatre puppeteers Rose Friedman and Justin Lander in a show inspired by Homer’s Odyssey. Mr. Punch, undertakes an epic journey home to his queen, Judy, conquering many obstacles long the way. The program features live music, sing-a-longs, classic jokes, gags and audience participation. This performance is the third in a series, catch them at the Jeudevine Library June 26 and Greensboro Library July 3. Funded by the Ben and Jerry's Community Action Team.
Extra Info: For more information contact the library at 586-9683.
11 logo Huge Library Book Sale
Time: 10AM-4PM
Location: Craftsbury Public Library
Description: Over 12,000 books for sale. Mysteries, thrillers, how-to, childrens, movies, audio, history, art, gardening, Vermont, cookbooks, and so much more! Half price on Sunday.
Extra Info: For more information contact the library at 586-9683.
11 45th Annual Antiques and Uniques Festival
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Price: FREE
Location: Craftsbury Common Vermont
Description: More than 100 antiques dealers and Vermont crafters, thousands of shoppers, gather in the small country village where Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Trouble with Harry” was filmed. Live folk and fiddle music and an all-local foods barbecue attract shoppers of all ages from all corners of Vermont and out-of-state. A silent auction, 10,000 title book sale, farmer’s market, Senior seating, kids games and specialty foods vendors enhance the day making it a great event for the entire family. Open to all. Rain or shine.
Extra Info: Small parking fee goes directly to the Craftsbury Fire Department. Free shuttle bus. For more information visit www.townofcraftsbury.com or email AntiquesAndUniquesVT@gmail.com
11 Grow Your Own gathering: home composting
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Price: free
Location: Atkins Field on Granite Street in Hardwick
Description: Grow Your Own will hold a gathering on the topic of home composting at Atkins Field on Granite Street in Hardwick on July 11 from 11:30 to 1:30. Gatherings are free and open to the public and children are welcome, but space is limited. RSVP to Hardwick Area Food Pantry Coordinator Ruby Dale-Brown by July 9. Tom Gilbert of Black Dirt Farm will lead this gathering, about composting. The group will build a compost bin out of pallets for the community gardens and will all enjoy a meal together. Grow Your Own is a project of the Center for an Agricultural Economy, Hardwick Area Food Pantry and NEK Kids on the Move. For more information please contact CAE Community Projects Coordinator Bethany M. Dunbar at bethany@hardwickagriculture.org, or see hardwickagriculture.org.
11 Disney's Alice in Wonderland JR
Time: 2 pm
Price: $5
Location: Vermont Children's Theater, 2283 Darling Hill Rd., Lyndonville
Description: Follow Alice down the rabbit hole and through Wonderland in this stage version of the classic Disney movie performed by local middle school children. Tickets may be purchased at the door or by calling the theater at 802-626-5358. All matinee tickets are $5.
Extra Info: The theater is located north of Lyndonville in a converted hay barn. From downtown Lyndonville, go north on US 5 and turn right at the traffic light on to VT 114. Turn left on to Darling Hill Road. The theater is past the Wildflower Inn on the left.
11 Pulled Pork & Chicken BBQ - American Legion Riders This Saturday!!!
Time: 3:00 pm - 9:00pm
Price: $15.00 Advanced purchase $7.00 Children 12 & under
Location: Hardiwck American Legion Post #7 North Main St. Hardwick
Description: The Hardwick American Legion "Gateway" Riders would like to invite you to a pulled pork and chicken BBQ featuring Pat Bergeron's Nearly Famous pulled pork, BBQ chicken, potato salad, coleslaw, rolls & dessert. The meal will be served to you by the Hardwick America Legion's newest family chapter of motorcycle enthusiasts the Gateway Riders, and the Post #7 bar will be open to purchase refreshments. After from 5 - 9 pm enjoy the entertainment brought to you by DJ C.A.T. Clint & Theresa Howard. This is a family event so please bring the kids. The night will include a 50/50 raffle with all proceeds benefiting the many programs sponsored by the AL Riders including the Legacy Scholarship Fund.
Extra Info: Tickets on sale currently for $15.00 each or buy them at the door for $20.00. Kids 12 & under $7.00 each and if you arrive after 5pm it is $7.00 at the door. For advanced purchase tickets please contact Post Commander Lou Furry @ 472-6007 or Riders Director Mark Cloutier @ 279-9102 or any other Hardwick Gateway Rider member.
12 logo Huge Library Book Sale
Time: 10AM-4PM
Location: Craftsbury Public Library
Description: Over 12,000 books for sale. Mysteries, thrillers, how-to, childrens, movies, audio, history, art, gardening, Vermont, cookbooks, and so much more! Half price on Sunday.
Extra Info: For more information contact the library at 586-9683.
14 Butterfly Heroes
Time: 10:00 AM
Price: Free
Location: Greensboro Free Library
Description: Children will learn the how, where, and when of the amazing Monarch migration in this slide show with Jerry Schneider. The differences between butterflies and moths will be discussed, where to find butterflies and how to attract them to our gardens. Learn interesting butterfly facts and behaviors. After the slide show, children will create their own butterfly tee shirts using Rit dye sprays, plants and butterfly cutouts. Children may purchase shirts for $4.00 or bring their own.
14 logo Create a Hero
Time: 4:00 PM
Price: free
Location: Craftsbury Public Library
Description: There are all kinds of heroes, from Bilbo Baggins to Spiderman. Heroes can be animals or robots. Some are young and some are very old. Many have super powers, others are given magical objects to help them. At this program with author and educator Chris McDonnell you will hear about many kinds of heroes from books, films myths and legends. Then you will have a chance to imagine and create your own hero.
Extra Info: For more information contact the library at 586-9683.
15 SunCommon at Greensboro Farmer's Market
Time: 3-6 pm
Location: Greensboro
Description: SunCommon is excited to table at the Greensboro Farmers Market! We are breaking down the barriers to renewable energy by making it easy for all Vermonters to go solar at no upfront cost. Swing by our table to learn more!
15 logo BOOK TO FILM at Jeudevine Library presents Under the Tuscan Sun
Time: 7 PM
Price: FREE!
Location: Jeudevine Memorial Library, 93 North Main St, Hardwick
Description: UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN follows San Francisco writer Frances Mayes (Lane) to Italy as a good friend offers her a special gift -- 10 days in Tuscany. Once there, she is captivated by its beauty and warmth, and impulsively buys an aging, but very charming, villa. Fully embracing new friends and local color, she finds herself immersed in a life-changing adventure filled with enough unexpected surprises, laughter, friendship, and romance to restore her new home -- and her belief in second chances. There will be popcorn and juice!
Extra Info: For more info call the library at 472-5948.
15 logo Jeudevine Story Time: Fire!
Time: 10 AM
Price: FREE!
Location: Jeudevine Memorial Library, 93 North Main ST, Hardwick, VT
Description: Special story time featuring stories about fire and fire trucks with a visit from the Hardwick Fire Department fire truck!
15 Hardwick Area Community Justice Center Citizens' Advisory Board Annual Meeting
Time: 6:00PM
Location: Memorial Building, 3rd Floor
Description: The Hardwick Area Community Justice Center's mission is "To provide a forum for peaceful conflict resolution. Through the use of the HACJC programs, citizens will be empowered to maintain community wellbeing by means of restorative justice principles and practices." At the Annual Meeting we will review program successes, special community projects and discuss new ways to integrate restorative practices in the community. A light meal will be served. All are welcome! RSVP helpful: cplante802@gmail.com or call (802) 644.1960.
15 Allan Johnson to speak at Greensboro Summer Lecture Series
Time: 7:30 pm
Price: FREE
Location: Fellowship Hall, Greensboro
Description: Allan Johnson, PhD, is a nonfiction author, novelist, sociologist, public speaker, and workshop presenter who has devoted most of his working life to understanding the human condition, especially in relation to issues of social justice rooted in gender, race, and social class. His first novel, The First Thing and the Last, a story of healing and redemption in the aftermath of domestic violence, was recognized by Publisher’s Weekly as a notable debut work of fiction and praised for its “lyrical prose, sympathetic characters and an unwavering sense of hope and compassion that make for a moving, engaging read.” His social justice work is based on a deeply held belief that systems of privilege and the injustice and unnecessary suffering that result are not inevitable features of human life, and that the choices each of us make matter more than we can ever know.
16 logo Hannah Burr - "Contemporary Prayers to [whatever works]"
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Location: The Galaxy Bookshop
Description: Join us for a special evening with conceptual artist Hannah Burr whose book Contemporary Prayers to [whatever works] is a fascinating blend of meditative and inspiring art and text. The artist says about her book, "The images are placeholders for whatever that might be. The words are also just starting points, to be altered as you see fit. This is not a religious text, nor affiliated with any particular tradition. It's an art project." Hannah will discuss the creation of her book and will lead an exercise in creating your own prayerful artwork.
Extra Info: Call 472-5533 for more information about this event. To learn more about the artist, visit http://www.hannahburr.com.
16 logo Junk Instruments with Justin Lander!
Time: 10 AM
Price: FREE!
Location: Jeudevine Memorial Library, 93 North Main ST, Hardwick, VT
Description: In this workshop with Justin Lander of Modern Times Theater and Vermont Vaudeville fame participants will learn to make musical instruments out of household items and garbage. For ages 7 and up!
17 GRACE Summer Benefit
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Price: $50.00
Location: Highland Lodge in Greensboro
Description: An evening reception to support and celebrate GRASS ROOTS ART & COMMUNITY EFFORT. The event will be catered by Bon Temps, music by Light Brigade, complementary wine & cocktail bar, an art exhibit, a silent auction, and door prizes. The silent auction will feature an African Photo Safari, vacations to Costa Rica, Puerto Vallarta, Cancun, New Orleans, Napa Valley and Ireland, items and gift certificates from local stores and restaurants including The Vermont Glass Workshop, Miller's Thumb, Whistle Emporium, Jay Peak,Laughing Moon Chocolate, Greensboro Garage, Mac Nurse, and many more....
Extra Info: for additional information contact GRACE 802-472-6857 or grace@vtlink.net
17 The Greensboro Fire Department visits the Greensboro Free Library
Time: 10am
Price: free
Location: Greensboro Free Library
Description: The summer reading theme for youth is heroes. Join local heroes from the Greensboro Fire Department to learn about what firefighters do and how they help our community. They will bring a fire truck to the library for us to have an up close look at. This event is free and open to all ages.
Extra Info: Contact the library at 533-2531 or Emily Purdy at greensborokids@gmail.com
18 logo Alan Greenleaf & the Doctor at the Music Box
Time: 8 pm
Price: $10, kids free
Location: The Music Box, 147 Creek Rd, Craftsbury, VT
Description: A bit of farmlife and life in the Northeast Kingdom in song will be heard at the Music Box in Craftsbury on Sat. July 18 at 8 PM with Alan Greenleaf and the Doctor. Greenleaf lives on the farm he has worked for a good part of his life in Northern Vermont. His songs are inspired by his life on his farm and the people and countryside around him. They are a report of events, people, feelings, and observations of his life experiences, with a great deal of poetic license. Living in Vermont, the weather and seasons play a significant part in his stories. Musically, he draws on many American traditions, including country, Appalachian, blues and jazz.His newest CD, Songs from Lost Mountain, is now available. Alan is joined by "The Doctor", piano player Jonathan Kaplan. The two have been playing together for over a dozen years. Kaplan is a classically trained pianist who fell in love with the blues and old time traditional music. Together they bring a wide variety of original ballads, rhythm and blues with moving melodies. Listen to some of their tunes at http://alangreenleaf.com.
Extra Info: Tickets are $10 for everyone, except kids who are free! For more information call 586-7533 or www.themusicboxvt.org.
19 "The Sunday Morning Write Away"
Time: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Price: Free
Location: Greensboro Free Library
Description: Hosted by Craftsbury writer, Julia Shipley (author of "Adam's Book"), the "Write Away" is designed to provide novices and veterans alike a supportive environment to write. Participants will churn out miles of sentences on paper or laptops using writing prompts for momentum an inspiration. Then share excepts from generated writing.
19 logo Craftsbury Legacy Reading Series
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Craftsbury Public Library
Description: The Craftsbury Library in Craftsbury Common is hosting a pair of readings in July as part of its Legacy Reading Series featuring readings by Vermont authors. The Series will kick off on Sunday, July 5th featuring two non-fiction writers, Jessica Hendry Nelson, author of If Only You People Could Follow Directions and Sean Prentiss, author of Finding Abbey: The Search for Edward Abbey and His Hidden Desert Grave. On Sunday July 19th the library will host C. Stark Biddle, local fiction writer and adjunct faculty member at Sterling College, as well as Andrew Miller-Brown, editor and founder of Plowboy Press which recently published Adam's Mark by Julia Shipley, who will also be on hand to read a short excerpt from the book. Both readings will be held at 4pm at the Craftsbury Public Library followed by a wine and cheese reception on the porch. The Craftsbury Library Legacy Reading Series showcases writing that explores repercussions of events, ideas, people, traditions and institutions. Please contact the Craftsbury Library for more information. 802 586-9683
19 The Power of Women
Time: opening 4-7p.m. july 19th
Price: by donation
Location: White Water Gallery 5 River ST. East Hardwick, VT.
Description: Local wood sculptor Steven Sampson will be showing life size wooden sculptures at the White Water Gallery July 19th-August 30th. The opening reception will be Sunday,July 19th from 4-7P.M. There will be fine art, music and light refreshments. The show will be open on Sundays from 3-11 following the opening on the 19th of July. This will be an amazing show come on out and show your support for a local Hardwick artist!
Extra Info: any questions about this show may be directed to JT at 807-563-2037
21 logo The Hero's Quest
Time: 4:00 PM
Price: free
Location: Craftsbury Public Library
Description: Every culture has a hero story in which the hero goes on a journey, a quest, in search of something special. At this program with author and educator Chris McDonnell you will created an outline of your own version of a hero’s quest. In August, writers who persevere and write their quest stories will be invited to a writer’s tea to share their Hero’s Quest story.
22 logo The Battle to Save Vermont's Bats
Time: 7:00PM
Price: free
Location: Craftsbury Public Library
Description: Co-sponsored by the Hosmer Pond Watershed Initiative. A discussion on the biology of bats, White-nose Syndrome, and efforts to keep some species from extinction by Scott Darling, of the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department.
Extra Info: For more information contact the library at 586-9683.
22 logo Jeudevine Story Time: Rescue!
Time: 10 AM
Price: FREE!
Location: Jeudevine Memorial Library, 93 North Main ST, Hardwick, VT
Description: We will read stories about ambulances and First Aid and the Hardwick Rescue Squad will come by to show us the ambulance!
23 logo Making Comics with Summer Pierre!
Time: 10 AM
Price: FREE!
Location: Jeudevine Memorial Library, 93 North Main ST, Hardwick, VT
Description: In this workshop we will be exploring the basics of making comics—drawing stories and writing pictures—both from life and imagination. We’ll create original, hand-drawn characters and hand-written story lines. Absolutely no experience or drawing "skill" necessary--just a willingness to try! Ages 10 and up.
23-25 Fiddler on the Roof
Time: 7 pm
Price: $6-$10
Location: Vermont Children's Theater, 2283 Darling Hill Rd., Lyndonville
Description: Set in the little village of Anatevka, the story centers on Tevye, a poor dairyman, and his five daughters. With the help of a colorful and tight-knit Jewish community, Tevye tries to protect his daughters and instill them with traditional values in the face of changing social mores and the growing anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia. Rich in historical and ethnic detail, Fiddler on the Roof’s universal theme of tradition cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality and religion, leaving audiences crying tears of laughter, joy and sadness.
Extra Info: The theater is located north of Lyndonville in a converted hay barn. From downtown Lyndonville, go north on US 5 and turn right at the traffic light on to VT 114. Turn left on to Darling Hill Road. The theater is past the Wildflower Inn on the left.
26 "The Sunday Morning Write Away"
Time: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Price: Free
Location: Greensboro Free Library
Description: Hosted by Craftsbury writer, Julia Shipley (author of Adam's Mark), the "Write Away" is designed to provide novices and veterans alike a supportive environment to write. Participants will churn out miles of sentences on paper or laptops, using writing prompts for momentum and inspiration. Then there will be a chance to share excerpts from generated writing.
28 logo Reading & Book Signing - Jeffrey Lent
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Location: The Galaxy Bookshop
Description: Acclaimed novelist Jeffrey Lent will read from and sign copies of his newest novel, A Slant of Light. Set in the aftermath of the Civil War, A Slant of Light raises questions of faith, justice, and forgiveness in the wake of a violent crime. Jeffrey Lent is also the author of the nationally bestselling novel In the Fall and three other novels. He lives in central Vermont with his wife and two daughters.
Extra Info: Call 472-5533.
28 logo MEET OUR LOCAL HEROES the Craftsbury Volunteer Fire Department
Time: 4:00 PM
Price: free
Location: Craftsbury Public Library
Description: A few members of the fire department will drive a fire truck and bring their fire gear to give us glimpse into life as a first responder. Hear a story or two about real life rescues, how the equipment works, and fire safety.
29 Book Discussion - "Cry, the Beloved Country" by Alan Paton
Time: 7:00 PM
Price: Free
Location: Greensboro Free Library
Description: Learn about the problems facing South Africa and how it could choose to face the future. Did income inequality or the fact that nothing was done to replace the broken moral and social framework of the tribes cause more problems for the native population? Join David Bishop to learn more about apartheid and how it influenced this country.
30 logo Stories of Things You Can See!
Time: 10 AM
Price: FREE!
Location: Jeudevine Memorial Library, 93 North Main ST, Hardwick, VT
Description: Special story time with storyteller Lesa Cathcart for the birth-6 crowd.
31 Fiddler on the Roof
Time: 7 pm
Price: $6-$10
Location: Vermont Children's Theater, 2283 Darling Hill Rd., Lyndonville
Description: Set in the little village of Anatevka, the story centers on Tevye, a poor dairyman, and his five daughters. With the help of a colorful and tight-knit Jewish community, Tevye tries to protect his daughters and instill them with traditional values in the face of changing social mores and the growing anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia. Rich in historical and ethnic detail, Fiddler on the Roof’s universal theme of tradition cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality and religion, leaving audiences crying tears of laughter, joy and sadness.
Extra Info: The theater is located north of Lyndonville in a converted hay barn. From downtown Lyndonville, go north on US 5 and turn right at the traffic light on to VT 114. Turn left on to Darling Hill Road. The theater is past the Wildflower Inn on the left.