Upcoming Events

THURSDAY, MARCH 5

MBAC Meeting. Meeting of the Montpelier Bicycle Advisory Committee. First Thurs., 8 a.m. Police Station Community Room, 534 Washington St., Montpelier. 262-6273.

Green Mountain Care Board Public Meeting. 2014 Hospital Budget Actuals 10:30 a.m.–noon; possible vote on proposed changes to 2016 Qualified Health Plans on Vermont Health Connect; 2013 Expenditure Analysis; and vote on Data Governance Charter 1–4 p.m. GMCB Board Room, City Center Building, 89 Main St., 2F, Montpelier. gmcboard.vermont.gov.

Diabetes Support Group. First Thurs., 7–8 p.m. Conference room 3, Central Vermont Medical Center. 371-4152.

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 6

Tax Assistance. AARP certified tax preparers can help you prepare your federal and state taxes. By appointment. Twin Valley Senior Center, Rte. 2, Blueberry Commons, E. Montpelier. Free. Call to set up appointment and you will be told the necessary papers you need to bring with you: 223-3322.

Death Café. Group discussion about death with no agenda, objectives or themes. Not a grief support or counseling session. First Fri., 11:45 a.m.–1 p.m. Twin Valley Senior Center, Rte. 2, Blueberry Commons, E. Montpelier. Free. Bring your own lunch or eat at the center for $4. 223-3322.

Annual Pork Loin Takeout Dinner. Pork loin and gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, salad, rolls, applesauce and dessert. Pick-up between 4 and 6 p.m. Waterbury Center Community Church, Rte. 100 (next to Cold Hollow Cider Mill), Waterbury Center. $9. Advance reservations required: 244-8089

Coffeehouse. Enjoy live music and share your own. Fellowship, potluck snacks and beverages. First Fri., 7–9 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 137 Main St., Montpelier (park and enter at rear). Free. 244-5191, 472-8297 or rawilburjr@comcast.net.

Green Mountain Club Taylor Lecture Series. “Mountains at 15 Knots: Norway from the Deck of Hurtigruten” with Reidun and Andrew Nuquist. 7 p.m. GMC headquarters, 4711 Waterbury-Stowe Rd., Waterbury Center. $8 non-member; $5 member; kids under 12 free.

Game Night. Bring your favorite board, card, or dice game and join a table of friends with a round of drinks for a night of fun. We also have an arcade filled with hundreds of your favorite games! Challenge: Get the highest double player score on Marvel vs. Capcom, win a prize! 7 p.m. Espresso Bueno, 248 N. Main St., Barre. 479-0896. espressobueno.com.

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

National Federation of the Blind, Montpelier Chapter. First Sat. Lane Shops community room, 1 Mechanic St., Montpelier. 229-0093.

Worcester Rangers Snowmobile Club. Come chat and have fun with other snowmobilers. Breakfast and lunch: coffee, donuts, hamburgers and hot dogs. 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Snowmobile trail C212, Worcester Village at Calais Rd., near Worcester School and Sand Pit.

Catholic Daughters’ 25th annual Flea Market. Antiques, jewelry, collectibles, crafts, white elephant, books, food concession and raffle. 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Central Vermont Catholic School, 79 Summer St., Barre. Adults $1; children under 12 free. 272-6599.

Magic: The Gathering Tournament. An informal tournament every first and third Sat., 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Aldrich Library, Teen Room, 6 Washington St., Barre. Free. 476-7550. aldrichlibrary@gmail.com. aldrichpubliclibrary.org.

Capital City Indoor Farmers Market. Sugar-on-snow, sample farm fresh creations from NECI, over 30 farmers, food producers and craftspeople. Music by Tom MacKenzie and Friends. Featuring 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Montpelier City Hall, 39 Main St., Montpelier. manager@montpelierfarmersmarket.com. capitalcityfarmersmarket.com.

Conversations from the Working Landscape in Cabot. “Who Is Your Market? Do You Really Know or Do You Think You Know?” presented by Mateo Kehler of the Cellars at Jasper Hill. Part of a series of exciting, free workshops for local businesses and entrepreneurs presented by the Cabot Agricultural Network and the Cabot Community Association. 10:30 a.m. Cabot Town Hall (Willey Building), 3084 Main St., Cabot. Free. 563-3338. sjon@rhapsodynaturalfoods.com.

Osteoporosis Education and Support Group. For those who have been diagnosed with osteoporosis or osteopenia, have a family member who has been diagnosed or want to learn about osteoporosis. Learn from a variety of guest speakers and medical specialists. First Sat., 1–3 p.m. Community National Bank, Community Room, Crawford Rd., Derby. 535-2011. mary@betterbonesnek.org. betterbonesnek.org.

Second Annual We Saved Bolton Nordic and Backcountry Lands Celebration. Ski and snowshoe tours of the Nordic and backcountry trails, activities for kids and après-ski catering. 2–6 p.m. Bolton Valley, 4302 Bolton Valley Access Rd., Bolton Valley. $10 for Vermont Land Trust, Catamount Trail Association, and Green Mountain Club members; $15 non-members; children 12 and under free. All participants must purchase a $5 Bolton trial pass at the Nordic Center unless they hold a season pass. Register: vlt.org/events. 262-1222. cgauthier@vlt.org.

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 8

Ride for the Bridge Indoor Cycling Marathon. Cross Vermont Trail fundraiser to build Winooski River Bridge. Our indoor bikes or your wind trainer. Individual or teams. Different instructor and playlist each hour. 9 a.m.–noon. First in Fitness, 1 Blanchard Ct., Montpelier. $55 individual; $90 teams of two or three. All proceeds to the Build the Bridge campaign. 498-0079. greg@crossvermont.org. bmerryless@u32.org. crossvermont.org.

 

MONDAY, MARCH 9

Barre Blood Drive. Sponsored by Project Independence. All presenting donors will receive a $5 coupon for Freihofer’s Bakery Outlet. 11:30 a.m.—5:30 p.m. Barre Elks Lodge, 10 Jefferson St. (behind Aldrich Public Library), Barre. For more information: 249-5877. Make an appointment at 1-800-RED CROSS or redcrossblood.org.

Free Cultural Facilities Grant Seeker Workshop. For Vermont nonprofit organizations and municipalities interested in applying for FY2016 Cultural Facilities grants. Hosted by the Vermont Arts Council. The Cultural Facilities program awards grants of up to $30,000 to assist Vermont nonprofit organizations and municipalities in expanding the capacity of existing buildings to provide cultural activities for the public. The deadline for applications is Fri., May 1. Program and application material overview, 2:30–4:30 p.m.; ADA accessibility projects — application tips and information, 4:30–5:30 p.m. Barre Opera House, 6 N. Main St., Barre. vermontartscouncil.org.

Bereavement/Grief Support Group. Open to anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one. 6-7:30 p.m. Conference Center.  600 Granger Road, Berlin. Free. 223-1878.

What’s Up Your Sleeve, Grandpa? Rob Mermin, founder of Circus Smirkus, presents a hands-on magic class of easy-to-do tricks, puzzles and homemade amusements especially for grandparents, aunts and uncles, teachers, and parents to impress youngsters. Bring a notebook. 7 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 223-3338. vista@kellogghubbard.org.

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 10

Snowshoe Duxbury with Green Mountain Club. Moderate. 3.2 miles round trip. Long Trail on Bamforth Ridge, from Duxbury Road to Duxbury Window. Bring lunch, water and ski poles. Snow conditions will determine other equipment needs. Contact Reidun and Andrew for meeting time and place: 223-3550.

Medicare and You Workshop. New to Medicare? Have questions? We have answers. Second and fourth Tues., 3–4:30 p.m. 59 N. Main St., Ste. 200, Barre. Free, donations gratefully accepted. 479-0531. cvcoa@cvcoa.org. cvcoa.org.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance. Free tax preparation for people who have $53,000 or less in income. 4:30–8 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. Free. Denice, tax preparation program coordinator: 477-5148.

Grandparents Raising Their Children’s Children. Second Tues., 6–8 p.m. Child care provided. Wesley Methodist Church, Main St., Waterbury. 476-1480.

Keeping Forests as Forests: The Threat of Forest Fragmentation in Vermont. A discussion about the forest fragmentation in Vermont. 6:30–8:30 p.m. Green Mountain Club, 4711 Waterbury-Stowe Rd., Waterbury Center. Free. 505-1540. robb.kidd@sierraclub.org.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11

Brownbag Lunch Panel: Do We Still Need Women’s History? Celebrate Women’s History Month over lunch by learning from a panel of esteemed historians and scholars addressing questions facing women’s history in the 21st century. Moderated by Cary Brown, executive director of the Vermont Commission on Women. Bring a lunch — free dessert and coffee/tea served. Noon–1 p.m. Vermont History Museum, Pavilion Building, 109 State St., Montpelier. 828-2180. vermonthistory.org.

LGBT Seniors Group. The Pride Center of Vermont is starting a planning group for older LGBT and allied Washington County residents and is seeking dedicated people to join a core committee to help structure and plan social, education and social justice advocacy events for the LGBT community in this area. For older lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender individual or ally looking to build your LGBT community. Bring your own meal, invite a friend, and don’t forget your thinking caps. Noon–1:30 p.m. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St., Montpelier. 860-7812. jean@pridecentervt.org.

Tour of Montpelier’s New Biomass Heating Plant. An Osher Lifelong Learning Institute program. 1:30 p.m. Meet in the basement conference room at 120 State St. (DMV building), Montpelier. pdaggett@myfairpoint.net

Celiac and Food Allergy Support Group. With Lisa Masé of Harmonized Cookery. Second Wed., 4:30–6 p.m. Conference room 3, Central Vermont Medical Center. lisamase@gmail.com.

Quilting Group. Working meeting of the Dog River Quilters. Second Wed., 5:30 p.m. Community room, Brown Public Library, Northfield. Jean, 585-5078 or jeanjolley@myfairpoint.net.

Bereaved Parents Support Group. Second Wed., 6–8 p.m. CVHHH, 600 Granger Rd., Berlin. Jeneane Lunn 793-2376.

Montpelier City Council Meeting. Second and fourth Wed., 6:30 p.m. City Council Chambers, Montpelier City Hall. 39 Main St., Montpelier. montpelier-vt.org.

Song Circle. Community Sing-A-Long with Rich and Laura Atkinson. A singing background is not necessary and songbooks will be provided. A variety of instruments to accompany the singers. 6:45 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St., Marshfield. Free. 426-3581. jaquithpubliclibrary.org.

Community Cinema: The Homestretch. Film follows three homeless teens as they fight to build a future. 7 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 223-3338. vista@kellogghubbard.org.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 12

Green Mountain Care Board Public Meeting. Vote on Green Mountain at Fox Run Certificate of Need, VHCIP update. 1–4 p.m. GMCB Board Room, City Center Building, 89 Main St., 2F, Montpelier. gmcboard.vermont.gov.

Windows on Waldorf at Orchard Valley. Explore the rich grade school curriculum and see student work with a faculty guide. Learn what an Orchard Valley Waldorf education offers your child. 6:30–8 p.m. OVWS East Montpelier Campus, Grades Building, 2290 Rte. 14 N., E. Montpelier. Register: 456-7400. morgan.i@ovws.org.

Renewable Energy in the Zero Energy Home. A look at existing technologies for photovoltaics and solar hot water and available financing options. Part of a series of workshops for residents and businesses on how we can each move toward net zero, hosted by the Montpelier Energy Advisory Committee in partnership with Efficiency Vermont. 6:30 p.m. Unitarian Church, 130 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 223-3559. tshea@nationallifegroup.com. eanvt.org/net-zero-montpelier/

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 13

First in Fitness Therapy Dogs of Vermont’s Doubles Tennis Championship. Mar. 13–15. Two divisions for men’s doubles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles. All proceeds support the work of Therapy Dogs of Vermont. First in Fitness, 652 Granger Rd., Berlin. $50 team registration. For more details and to register: sbarker@firstinfitness.com.

St. Patrick’s Day Dinner. 6 p.m. Barre Congregational Church, 35 Church St., Barre. Adults $11; children under 10 $5. Reservations: 476-6869.

Friday Night Group. For youth age 13–22 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning. Pizza, soft drinks and conversation. Cofacilitated by two trained, adult volunteers from Outright VT. Second and fourth Fri., 6:30–8 p.m. Unitarian Church, 130 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 223-7035. Micah@OutrightVT.org. 

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 14

First in Fitness Therapy Dogs of Vermont’s Doubles Tennis Championship. Mar. 13–15. Two divisions for men’s doubles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles. All proceeds support the work of Therapy Dogs of Vermont. First in Fitness, 652 Granger Rd., Berlin. $50 team registration. For more details and to register: sbarker@firstinfitness.com.

Legal and Financial Planning: Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia. This course will provide an overview of pertinent legal documents such as wills, powers of attorney and health care proxies, as well as an overview of financial issues and options like Medicare, Medicaid and veteran’s benefits. 9 a.m.–noon. Vermont Interactive Technologies, Vermont Department of Labor, 5 Green Mountain Dr., Montpelier. Free. Registration required: 1-800-272-3900.

Memory Café. Social gathering where people in early to mid-stage memory loss disorders, and their care partners, can come together to connect and support one another in a  relaxed, non-judgmental atmosphere. 10–11:30 a.m. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St., Montpelier. Free. Liz: 229-9630.

Family Fun Day. Hosted by the Family Center of Washington County.  Ward off mid-winter doldrums with lively entertainment, activities and refreshments for children and adults. Entertainment will include Troy Wunderle’s One Man Circus and Christopher R and His Flying Purple Guitar. Other events include arts and crafts, face painting, and baby playgroup. 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Union Elementary School, 1 Park Ave., Montpelier. Free. Food and snacks available in cafeteria for a nominal fee. 262-3292.

Ukrainian Egg Demo. With Theresa Somerset. Noon–2 p.m. The Drawing Board, 22 Main St., Montpelier. 223-2902. drawingboardvt.com.

Touring Kenya. With Annie Tiberio Cameron. Slide-illustrated talk about the land and people of Kenya, its history, geography and wildlife. A Clarke Lecture Series. Preceded by optional dinner. Hot cider 6 pm.; vegetarian dinner 6:30 p.m.; presentation 7:45 p.m. Unitarian Church, 130 Main St., Montpelier. Dinner and show $15. Show only is by donation. Dinner reservations: 229-1246.

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 15

First in Fitness Therapy Dogs of Vermont’s Doubles Tennis Championship. Mar. 13–15. Two divisions for men’s doubles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles. All proceeds support the work of Therapy Dogs of Vermont. First in Fitness, 652 Granger Rd., Berlin. $50 team registration. For more details and to register: sbarker@firstinfitness.com.

Families of Color. Open to all. Play, eat and discuss issues of adoption, race and multiculturalism. Bring snacks and games to share; dress for the weather. Third Sun., 3–5 p.m. Unitarian Church, 130 Main St., Montpelier. Alyson 439-6096 or alyson@suncatchervt.com.

Film: Much Ado About Nothing. The Chandler Film Society presents the 1993 film directed by Kenneth Branagh. 6 p.m. Chandler’s Upper Gallery, 71-73 Main St., Randolph. $9. 431-0204. outreach@chandler-arts.org.

 

MONDAY, MARCH 16

Free Blood Pressure Checks. SASH will be at TVSC for blood pressure checks, a presentation of advance directives, and speaking about preventing anxiety and depression. Open to all Medicare beneficiaries. 9:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Twin Valley Senior Center, Rte. 2, Blueberry Commons, E. Montpelier. Free.

Understanding Nonprofit Financials for Board Members. Training presented by Suzanne Eikenberry, a consultant specializing in nonprofit financial services. 6:30–8:30 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. Free. suzanne.eikenberry@gmail.com.

Plainfield Book Club. Third Mon., 7–8:30 p.m. Cutler Memorial Library, 151 High St. (Rte. 2), Plainfield. Free. 454-8504. cutlerlibrary.org. Our book club page on-line: cutlerlibrary.org/resources/bookclub.

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 17

Library Book Delivery Service. First and third Tues., 1 p.m. See sign-up sheet near office for more info. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St., Montpelier. 223-2518.

St. Patrick’s Day Dinner. Corned beef and cabbage dinner sponsored and catered by the Abbey Group to benefit TVSC’s Meals on Wheels program. 4–7 p.m. Twin Valley Senior Center, Rte. 2, Blueberry Commons, E. Montpelier. By donation. 223-3322.

Home Share Now Info Session. Find out what home sharing is all about and have your questions answered. Third Tues., 5:30–6 p.m. Home Share Now. 105 N. Main St., Ste. 103, Barre. 479-8544.

Parenting Group. Share tips you’ve had success with and troubleshoot common frustrations with other parents. Come with at least one idea of something that’s worked well for you with your family, and bring something you’d like help with. Parents only please. 7–8 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St., Marshfield. Free. 426-3581. jaquithpubliclibrary.org.

Bats. Learn about Vermont’s fascinating nine species of bats, what research we are doing to understand white-nose syndrome and how Vermont is a leader in bat conservation. With Alyssa Bennett, small mammal biologist for the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department. Part of Natural Marshfield, a series about the local environment. 7 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St., Marshfield. Free. 426-3581. jaquithpubliclibrary.org.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18

Massage Clinic. Erika Peterson offers integrative massage, which includes a variety of techniques to individualize each session for the client’s needs. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St., Montpelier. 15-minute chair massages by donation; 50-minute table massages on sliding scale starting at $25. Call for appointment: 249-4115.

Foot Clinic. Please bring clippers, basin, towels, foot soak soap and lotion. Call CVHHH for morning appointment between 8:30 a.m. and noon: 223-1898. Twin Valley Senior Center, Rte. 2, Blueberry Commons, E. Montpelier. Fee paid to VCHHH.

Bereavement/Grief Support Group. Open to anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one. 10–11:30 a.m. Conference Center.  600 Granger Road, Berlin. Free. 223-1878.

Men’s Group. Group meets to support each other, socialize and become more involved in MSAC activities. 10–11:30 a.m. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St., Montpelier. Free. 223-2518.

March for Meals Lunch. Come for a special lunch and VIP’s will be serving you as we continue to celebrate the March for Meals week for Meals on Wheels. Noon. Twin Valley Senior Center, Rte. 2, Blueberry Commons, E. Montpelier. $4 donation for seniors; $5 for others. 223-3322.

Green Mountain Care Board Public Meeting. Advisory Committee meeting. 10 a.m.–noon. Chapel at Vermont College of Fine Arts, College St., Montpelier. gmcboard.vermont.gov.

Read for Your Life. With author Katherine Paterson. In the age of technology, what is literature for? Doors open 12:30 p.m. for those wishing to bring a brown bag lunch; programs starts 1:30 p.m. Aldrich Public Library, 6 Washington St., Barre. pdaggett@myfairpoint.net.

U-32 School Board Meeting. Open to the public and community members are always welcome to attend. 6 p.m. U-32, Rm. 131, 930 Gallison Hill Rd., Montpelier. 229-0321.

Small Business Workshop. Learn how to start or expand your small business with experienced business counselors. 6–8 p.m. Capstone Community Action, 20 Gable Pl., Barre. Free. Laura: 477-5176, lsudhoff@capstonevt.org. Margaret: 477-5214, mferguson@capstonevt.org.

Healing the Heart of Democracy Circle. With S.B. Sowbel and David Leo-Nyquist. Participate in conversations about our role as active citizens in the challenging enterprise we know as the American democratic process. Explore ideas from Parker Palmer’s book  “Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy of the Human Spirit.” Third Wed. through June. 6:15–8:30 p.m. Unitarian Church, Fireplace Room, 130 Main St., Montpelier. dleonyquist@gmail.com.

Montpelier School Board Meeting. 7 p.m. Montpelier High School library, 5 High School Dr., Montpelier. 225-8000.

All in the Family Film Series. 1975 film directed by Werner Herzog. Call library for film title. 7 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St., Marshfield. Free. 426-3581. jaquithpubliclibrary.org.

The Tao of Right Now: An Intro to the Practice and Uses of Mindfulness. With Susannah Blachly. A Town Braintap program. 7 p.m. Twinfield Union School, 106 Nasmith Brook Rd., Plainfield. $10 suggested donation. Must pre-register: 454-1298. townbraintap.net.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 19

Maker’s Day. Hosted by Central Vermont Economic Development Corporation. Meet Vermont makers who are applying creativity, technological savvy and entrepreneurial energy to solve problems and produce real value. Makers will display projects and technologies. 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Vermont State House, Room 11, Montpelier. 223-4654. cvedc@sover.net.

Green Mountain Care Board Public Meeting. Vermont Health Information Technology Plan update, creating a sustainable primary care infrastructure within Vermont: a qualitative study of Vermont’s front-line providers. 1–4 p.m. GMCB Board Room, City Center Building, 89 Main St., 2F, Montpelier. gmcboard.vermont.gov.

Brain Injury Support Group. Open to all survivors, caregivers and adult family members. Third Thurs., 1:30–2:30 p.m. Unitarian Church, 130 Main St., Montpelier. 244-6850.

Diabetes Discussion Group. Focus on self-management. Open to anyone with diabetes and their families. Third Thurs., 1:30 p.m. The Health Center, Plainfield. Free. Don 322-6600 or dgrabowski@the-health-center.org.

Survivors of Suicide Loss Support. Monthly group for people affected by a suicide death. Third Thurs., 6–7:30 p.m. Central Vermont Medical Center, conference rm. 1, Fisher Rd., Berlin. 223-0924. calakel@comcast.com.afsp.org.

Grandparents Raising Their Children’s Children. Third Thurs., 6–8 p.m. Child care provided. Trinity United Methodist Church, 137 Main St., Montpelier. 476-1480.

Growing Rice in Central Vermont. Sjon Welters, of Rhapsody Natural Foods, speaks on how he has grown rice over the past six years and find out the details on rice cultivation — from a simple bucket to paddy-style. A Transition Town program. 6 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. Free. vista@kellogghubbard.org.

Songwriters’ Meeting. Meeting of the Northern VT/NH chapter of the Nashville Songwriters Association International. Bring copies of your work. Third Thurs., 6:45 p.m. Catamount Arts, St. Johnsbury. John, 633-2204.

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 21

Snowshoe Stowe with Green Mountain Club. Moderate. Various distances. Stowe Pinnacle. Snowshoe or hike, depending on conditions. Contact Steve for meeting time and place: stevecbailey@gmail.com.

Additional Recyclables Collection Center. Accepting scores of hard-to-recycle items. Third Sat., 9 a.m.–1 p.m. 540 N. Main St. (old Times-Argus building), Barre. $1 per carload. 229-9383 x106. For list of accepted items, go to cvswmd.org/arcc-additional-recyclables-collection-center.html.

Alla Vita Anniversary Celebration. Free food samples all day, discounts, maple product tasting 10 a.m.–noon, free wine tasting 3–5 p.m. Alla Vita, 27 State St., Montpelier. 225-6526. allavitavermont.com.

Drewstrong. Benefit to raise funds for Drew Bernier. Life-size Candy Land. For children of all ages. 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Barre Congregational Church, 35 Church St., Barre.

Magic: The Gathering Tournament. An informal tournament every first and third Sat., 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Aldrich Library, Teen Room, 6 Washington St., Barre. Free. 476-7550. aldrichlibrary@gmail.com. aldrichpubliclibrary.org.

Capital City Indoor Farmers Market. Featuring over 30 farmers, food producers and craftspeople. 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Montpelier High School cafeteria, 5 High School Dr., Montpelier. manager@montpelierfarmersmarket.com.capitalcityfarmersmarket.com.

Breastfeeding 101. Prenatal breastfeeding class for pregnant moms and their partners. Ask questions, speak with a lactation consultant, learn about community resources and meet breastfeeding moms. 10 a.m. Central Vermont Women’s Health at CVMC, 130 Fischer Rd., Berlin. Free. 371-4415 or 476-0155.