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Events & Entertainment Calendar July 3 to 13

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Wednesday, July 3

TWILIGHT ADVENTURES, 6:30 p.m., Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St., Marshfield. Star-gaze with George Springston. He will bring telescopes. Information: [email protected].

TOWN-WIDE BLOCK PARTY, 4 – 9 p.m., Craftsbury Village. Free food, live music, kids activities and fireworks.

Thursday, July 4

MYRA FLYNN AND PAUL BOFFA, perform original songs and covers, 6:30 p.m., Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St., Marshfield. Information: [email protected].

CABOT’S JULY 4 CELEBRATION and Parade. Festivities begin at 8 a.m. with the annual rummage sale in the School gym. Parade begins at 11 a.m.For complete schedule of events, visit CabotChronicle.org.

TAI CHI CLASSES, Church of Christ, Greensboro. 9:30 – 10:15 a.m. Advanced Tai Chi taught by Norma Spaulding. 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Tai Chi for Fall Prevention. Taught by Norma Spaulding and Paul Fixx. Information: Norma Spaulding, (802) 472-8724, [email protected] and Paul Fixx (802) 441-4599, [email protected].

HARDWICK HISTORICAL SOCIETY, open Thursdays, 1 – 4 p.m., at the Depot, behind the Town House, Church St.

TRIVIA NIGHT, at the Village Restaurant, Hardwick, Thursdays, 6 – 8 p.m., unless there is a home basketball game. A limited menu of burgers and appetizers. Hosted by Sarah Tewksbury. First come, first serve event, with room for roughly 10 teams.

HARDWICK HAIKU CLUB, every first Thursday, 5:30 – 7 p.m., The Civic Standard, 42 S. Main St., Hardwick. Read some published haiku and brainstorm some Vermont kigo, or seasonal words, and write your own haiku. Hosted by Mark Scott. No previous writing experience needed.

Friday, July 5

THE BLACK FEATHERS, 7:30 p.m., Plainfield Opera House, 18 High St., Plainfield. Information and advanced tickets available at plainfieldartsvt.org.

HARDWICK HOOPLA, 3 – 5 p.m., Akins Field – farmers market, family field games, martial arts mini-classes, pump track. 5 – 7 p.m., Main Street – food, music, art, games, open gym, local talent, hula hoop contest and more.

SUMMER MORNING KIDS PROGRAM, every Friday through July 26, 10:30 a.m., Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St., Marshfield. For kids birth to seven. Information: [email protected].

Saturday, July 6

HARDWICK HISTORICAL SOCIETY, open Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at the Depot, behind the Town House, Church St.

ART WALK, on the Hardwick Trails, 9 a.m., beginning at the Trails kiosk. Susan Sawyer will host a morning of drawing from the forest. She will offer drawing tips and discussion of natural history. Bring a sketchbook, took kit, or use supplies available. A cushion and water bottle recommended. Information: Norma at (802) 472-6517.

GREENSBORO’S FUNKY FOURTH CELEBRATION. Parade at 10 a.m. Community picnic at 11:30 a.m. on the town hall lawn. Dessert and art auction held at noon. Music and dancing at the Highland Center for the Arts at 5:30 p.m. with the Radio Rangers. Information: (802) 533-9289 or (802) 586-2588.

WEEKLY FRENCH CONVERSATION HOUR, 10 a.m., John Woodruff Simpson Memorial Library, 1972 East Craftsbury Road, Craftsbury. All levels welcome. Information: (802) 586-9692, jwsimpsonmemorial.org.

MONTPELIER CONTRA DANCE, 8 – 11 p.m., Capital City Grange. Newcomers lesson at 7:40 p.m. Information: (802) 225-8921 or [email protected].

ALBANY LIBRARY WRITING GROUP, 2 – 4 p.m. Teens and adults welcome. Writing prompts provided. Information: (802) 755-6107, albanypubliclibraryvt.org.

Sunday, July 7

MENDING CIRCLE MEETS, 3 to 5 p.m., The Civic Standard, 42 S. Main St. Hardwick. Bring your clothing in need of fixing. Materials, instructions and snacks supplied.

BREAD & PUPPET THEATER Presents: The Whole Kit and Caboodle Show, 3 p.m., Papier Maché Cathedral, at the Bread & Puppet Farm, 753 Heights Rd., Glover. Purchase tickets ahead: breadandpuppet.org.

Monday, July 8

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION, 6:30 p.m., presented by the Vermont Department of Health, Jeudevine Memorial Library, 93 N. Main St., Hardwick. Addresses specific audience preparedness needs. Information: (802) 472-5948.

Tuesday, July 9

GREENSBORO SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, 7:30 p.m., Greensboro United Church of Christ, 165 Wilson St., Greensboro. Music by The Telegraph Quartet from San Francisco, performing works by Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Dvořák. Tickets at the door. Information: SummerMusicFromGreensboro.net.

TAI CHI CLASSES, Tuesdays, during summer at Atkins Field, Granite St., Hardwick. 9:30 – 10:15 a.m. Advanced Tai Chi, taught by Norma Spaulding. 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Tai Chi for Fall Prevention, taught by Norma Spaulding and Paul Fixx. Information: Norma Spaulding, (802) 472-8724, [email protected] and Paul Fixx (802) 441-4599, [email protected].

GREENSBORO FREE LIBRARY, Adventures in Music, 10 a.m. David Brahinsky will bring his guitar and songs for kids. Information: Emily at [email protected] or (802) 533-2531.

Wednesday, July 10

DEATH CAFE, an informal conversation about death, 6 p.m., Albany Public Library. Refreshments provided. Information: (802) 755-6107, albanypubliclibraryvt.org.

Thursday, July 11

THE FAERIE GODBROTHERS Django Soulo, D. Davis, Steve Goldman and Zack Alario perform Americana, Roots, Bluegrass, Jazz and Soul originals and covers, 6:30 p.m., Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St., Marshfield. Information: [email protected].

GREENSBORO FREE LIBRARY, Adventures with Fairies, with a fairy-themed story time, treats and crafts. Information: Emily at [email protected] or (802) 533-2531.

Saturday, July 13

BENEFIT BOOK SALE, Craftsbury Public Library, in conjunction with Antiques and Uniques on Craftsbury Common. Parking at Dustan Field. A shuttle bus will be available. Information: (802) 586-9683 or [email protected].

Exhibits

LIAN BREHM – Immersed in Color: Reflections of Mexico, through July 14. White Water Gallery, 5 River St., East Hardwick. Hours: Sunday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. or by appointment. Information: (802) 563-2037.

BEN BARNES: Recent Paintings, through July 9, Parker Pie Gallery, 161 County Road, West Glover. Information: [email protected].

ART EXHIBIT, Local Landscapes, by Gary Smith, ongoing at the Woodbury Community Library. Information: (802) 472-5710, [email protected].

To get your event listed free in our weekly events calendar, please e-mail: [email protected].

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