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THURSDAY, JULY 16

Hero Games. Create your own superhero costume, create superhero IDs, play villain game, construct a Minecraft Sword and more. Ages 5+. 10 a.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 223-3338. kellogghubbard.org.

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.

American Red Cross Blood Donation. Donors of all blood types — especially those with types O negative, A negative and B negative — are needed to help ensure blood is available for patients this summer. Noon–5:30 p.m. Lyndon Municipal Building, 119 Park Ave., Lyndonville. 1800-RED CROSS. redcrossblood.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.

River Arts Photo Co-op. Gather, promote and share your experience and knowledge of photography with other photography enthusiasts in an atmosphere of camaraderie and fun. Adults/teens. Third Thurs., 6–8 p.m. River Arts Center, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville. $5 suggested donation. 888-1261. riverartsvt.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.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 17

American Red Cross Blood Donation. Donors of all blood types — especially those with types O negative, A negative and B negative — are needed to help ensure blood is available for patients this summer. 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Stowe Area Association, 51 Main St., Stowe. 1800-RED CROSS. redcrossblood.org.

Heroes in Nature. Puppet show led by Professor Fizzywig, followed by a hands-on science themed activity with Kristen Littlefield. Ages 3–10. 10 a.m. Waterbury Public Library, 30 Foundry St., Waterbury. Free. Register: 244-7036. waterburypubliclibrary.com.

Super Heroes Story time. Join Nicole for fun stories about extraordinary heroes. Ages birth–6. 10:30 a.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 223-3338. kellogghubbard.org.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 18

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.

Every Hero Has a Story. Local heroes share their stories and field your questions. Meet retired Army Lt. Col. Thomas Cahalan. 9 a.m. Waterbury Public Library, 30 Foundry St., Waterbury. Free. 244-7036. waterburypubliclibrary.com.

Hero Games. Create your own superhero costume, create superhero ID’s, play villain game, construct a Minecraft Sword and more. Ages 5+. Noon. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 223-3338. kellogghubbard.org.

Do Good Fest. Benefits CVMC’s Branches of Hope Cancer Patient Fund. Performing are O.A.R., Alternate Routes, Patti Casey and Colin McCaffrey, and Panama Wedding. Visit the Nonprofit Village. Gates open 2:30 p.m.; family activities 3 p.m.; music starts 4:30 p.m. 1 National Life Dr., Montpelier. Parking fee: $10; $20 after 5 p.m. dogoodfest.com.

Weirdo Fest. A free community pig roast! Blindfolded face painting, weirdos, bands and theatrics, random information booth, duck race, river-wading, potluck salads and breads, beer garden, bonfire, flash mobs welcome. 3–10 p.m. Onion River Campground, 61 Onion River, Marshfield. Free. 426-3233.

 

SUNDAY, JULY 19

Free Blood Pressure Checks. SASH will be at TVSC for blood pressure and well-being checks. For seniors, veterans and the disabled. 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Twin Valley Senior Center, Rte. 2, Blueberry Commons, E. Montpelier. Free. 223-3322.

Open Barn and Driving Demonstration. Hosted by Water Tower Farm and Rhythm of the Rein Therapeutic Riding & Driving Program. Explore new recreational activities. Meet our horses and see a carriage driving demonstration. 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Water Tower Farm, 386 Rt. 2, Marshfield. 426-3781. watertowerfarm@aol.com.  rhythmoftherein@aol.com.

Google Earth Show & Tell. Learn to share your armchair travels! 7–8 p.m. Cutler Memorial Library, 151 High St., Plainfield. 454-8504. Free. cutlerlibrary.org.

 

MONDAY, JULY 20

Scenic Design: Backdrops, Props and Costumes. An open set-building, prop-making, costume-designing workshop. For anyone who would like to help out creating the scenery for the performances of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Ages 8+. Call for time. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 223-3338. kellogghubbard.org.

Get a Taste of Orchard Valley Waldorf Education. Hands-on Waldorf education experience. The 5th grade teacher will lead children through a sample main lesson. The Handwork teacher will introduce wool fiber work. A Waldorf educator will offer parents an overview of a Waldorf grades curriculum and the underlying educational philosophy. All parents are welcome; please limit child attendance to 4th–6th graders for the lessons. 4–5:30 p.m. Orchard Valley Waldorf School, 2290 Rt. 14N, E. Montpelier. Sign-up: 456-7400. morgan.i@ovws.org.

Pot Luck at the Tulsi Tea Room. Meet people, learn about time banking or set up an exchange. Bring a dish and plate, cup, utensils. 5:30–7:30 p.m. Tulsi Tea Room, 34 Elm St., Montpelier. Free. 661-8959. info@orexchange.org.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 21

Hike Mt. Abraham with Green Mountain Club. Warren. Moderate to difficult. 5.2 miles round trip. 1600′ elevation gain. Mt. Abraham via the Long Trail from Lincoln Gap. Contact Steve and Heather for meeting time and place: 609-424-9238.

Montpelier Parks Commission Meeting. Focus on trails, trail conditions and trail potential in the northern portion of Hubbard Park and in North Branch Park. The public is invited to walk with the commission. 6 p.m. Meet at wood pile in the Stump Dump.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 22

Foot Clinic. Keep your feet healthy. For all seniors, disabled and veterans. Schedule appointment with CVHHH and they will tell you what to bring with you. Twin Valley Senior Center, Rte. 2, Blueberry Commons, E. Montpelier. Free. $15 cash or check to CVHHH. 223-3322.

Scenic Design: Backdrops, Props and Costumes. An open set-building, prop-making, costume-designing workshop. For anyone who would like to help out creating the scenery for the performances of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Ages 8+. Call for time. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 223-3338.       kellogghubbard.org.

Barre Heritage Festival and Homecoming Days Day 1. July 22–26. Rock of Ages tours and sandblast activity, Next Chapter Bookstore sidewalk sale, art exhibit at SPA, Paletteers art show and reception, concert in Currier Park. See website for details: barreheritagefestival.org.

Embroidery Showcase. With members of the Green Mountain chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America. Just watch, or come and learn a thing or two. All ages. 10 a.m.–noon. Waterbury Public Library, 30 Foundry St., Waterbury. Free. 244-7036. waterburypubliclibrary.com.

Bug Walk. Our most abundant group of animals at NBNC are the insects. They’re fun to catch, easy to observe and offer endless opportunities for new discovery. Bring your net. Arrive any time between 3:30 and 5 p.m. North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm St., Montpelier. 229-6206. $5 non-members; $3 members and kids.            northbranchnaturecenter.org.

Superpowers of Survival with the Vermont Institute of Natural Sciences. Live animals with superpowers come to the Jaquith Library. 6:30–7:30 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St., Marshfield. Free. 426-3581. jaquithpubliclibrary.org              

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.

Moth Night. Emeralds, loopers, underwings, darts, owlets and so many more miraculous moths will visit our light station as we dazzle in the dizzying variety of species in celebration of National Moth Week. 9–11 p.m. North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm St., Montpelier. 229-6206. $5 non-members; $3 members and kids.          northbranchnaturecenter.org.

 

THURSDAY, JULY 23

Barre Heritage Festival and Homecoming Days Day 2. July 22–26. Visit Vermont Granite Museum, Rock of Ages tours and sandblast activity, Next Chapter Bookstore sidewalk sale, Lenny’s Outlet Store tent sale, Paletteers art show and reception, art exhibit and reception at SPA, La Soiree Sucree, Thunder Road race. See website for details: barreheritagefestival.org.

Green Mountain Care Board Public Meeting. Hospital budget preliminary look. 1–4 p.m. City Center, GMCB board room, 2F, 89 Main St., Montpelier. gmcboard.vermont.gov.

Green Mountain Dog Club Monthly Meeting. Learn about the club and events.  All dog lovers welcome. Fourth Thurs., 7:30 p.m. Commodore’s Inn, Stowe. 479-9843 or greenmountaindogclub.org.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 24

Barre Heritage Festival and Homecoming Days Day 3. July 22–26. Ethnic heritage food tent, Rock of Ages tours and sandblast activity, library book sale, Next Chapter Bookstore sidewalk sale, Lenny’s Outlet Store tent sale, visit Vermont Granite Museum and Vermont History Center, art exhibits at SPA, vendors on Washington St., community jazzercise, brownie sundae sale, Starline Rhythm Boys at City Hall Park stage. See website for details: barreheritagefestival.org.

Cool Chemists. Who invented plastic? What about soda pop? Oxygen? Come to the library and find out and try some hands-on experiments with Rebecca Rupp. Ages 4+. 10 a.m. Waterbury Public Library, 30 Foundry St., Waterbury. Free. Register: 244-7036. waterburypubliclibrary.com.

American Red Cross Blood Donation. Donors of all blood types — especially those with types O negative, A negative and B negative — are needed to help ensure blood is available for patients this summer. 11:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Two locations: Clear Choice, 798 Rt. 302, Berlin; VFW Post 792, Pioneer St., Montpelier. 1800-RED CROSS. redcrossblood.org.

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

My Favorite Banned Book. Book discussion for teens and adults. 7–8 p.m. Cutler Memorial Library, 151 High St., Plainfield. 454-8504. Free. cutlerlibrary.org.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 25

Barre Heritage Festival and Homecoming Days Day 4. July 22–26. A variety of activities including library book sale, Barre Rotary breakfast, Energy Alley, Lenny’s Outlet Store tent sale, Barre Lions Club Downtown Tow-Down, Paletteers art show, Barre Farmers Market, Heritage Car Show, Next Chapter Bookstore sidewalk sale, Kids Zone, Vermont History Center tours, Barre Elks barbecue, Italian Village Dance, chili eating competition, bath tub race, parade, fireworks and plenty of music. See website for details and list of performers: barreheritagefestival.org.

12th annual Onion River Century Ride. This century ride goes through one of the most scenic areas of Vermont and is a fun and challenging ride. Riders can choose from the 110k (68 mile) Metric Century, full 111 mile Century or the 40 mile Ride. Benefits Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Registration 6:30 a.m.; race starts 8:30 a.m. Montpelier Recreation Field. Pre-Registration until July 21: $85. Day-of registration: $100. active.com. onionriver.com. kellogghubbard.org.

American Red Cross Blood Donation. Donors of all blood types — especially those with types O negative, A negative and B negative — are needed to help ensure blood is available for patients this summer. 11:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Berlin Mall, 282 Berlin Mall Rd., Berlin. 1800-RED CROSS. redcrossblood.org.

Elmore State Park Outing with Green Mountain Club. Moderate. Rain date: July 26. Spend all or part of the day hiking, swimming and/or paddling. Bring your own boat or rent. Potluck picnic 5 p.m. Come just for the picnic if you wish. Meet at Elmore State Park. Contact Andrew and Reidun for details and if you wish to join a hike up Mount Elmore: 223-3550. Day use fee or Green Mountain Passport.

 

SUNDAY, JULY 26

Barre Heritage Festival and Homecoming Days Day 5. July 22–26. RehabGym open house, visit Vermont Granite Museum, Rock of Ages tour and sandblast activity, vendors and sidewalk sales, strolling French mime, 5k trail race,  See website for details: barreheritagefestival.org.

 

MONDAY, JULY 27

Girls Geek Out Special Edition. Love the society world portrayed in Jane Austen’s novels? We have a game for you! Ages 10+. 1 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 223-3338. kellogghubbard.org.

NAMI Vermont Family Support Group. Support group for families and friends of individuals living with mental illness. Fourth Mon., 7 p.m. Central Vermont Medical Center, room 3, Berlin. 800-639-6480 or namivt.org.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 28

Green Mountain Care Board Public Meeting. July 28 and 29. Vermont Health Connect rate review hearing. 9 a.m.–1 p.m. City Center, 89 Main St., 2F, Montpelier. gmcboard.vermont.gov.

Bethany Summer Jamboree. Sing and play instruments with Arthur Zorn. For kids in kindergarten–grade 2. 9:30–10:15 a.m. Bethany Church, 115 Main St., Montpelier. Free. Pre-registration required: call 223-2424 between 9 a.m. and noon.

Music and Movement. Create your own superhero costume, create superhero IDs, play villain games, construct a Minecraft sword and more! 10:30 a.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 223-3338. kellogghubbard.org.

Super Heroes that Provide Food. Join Mr. K. as he dresses up as a beekeeper and opens the inside of a beehive. Explore the world of a honey bee and see how they have specific jobs as they grow from larva to field bee. Ages 4+. 11 a.m. Thatcher Brook Primary School cafeteria, High St., Waterbury. Call Waterbury Library to register: 244-7036.

American Red Cross Blood Donation. Donors of all blood types — especially those with types O negative, A negative and B negative — are needed to help ensure blood is available for patients this summer. 12:30–6 p.m. Knights of Columbus, 206 Rt. 14S, Hardwick. 1800-RED CROSS. redcrossblood.org.

Safe Use of the Internet. An educational program to inform seniors about common internet scams, computer viruses, malware and other suspicious electronic happenings led by COVE, the Consumer Assistance Program of the Vermont Attorney General’s Office and Digi4s Computer Service. 1–2:30 p.m. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St., Montpelier. Free; open to the public. Pre-registration required: 223-2518.

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.

Learn to Solder. Create a soldering project to bring home. Ages 8+. 4 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. Free. Pre-Registration required: 223-4665. kellogghubbard.org.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 29

Green Mountain Care Board Public Meeting. July 28 and 29. Vermont Health Connect rate review hearing. 9 a.m.–1 p.m. City Center, 89 Main St., 2F, Montpelier. gmcboard.vermont.gov.

American Red Cross Blood Donation. Donors of all blood types — especially those with types O negative, A negative and B negative — are needed to help ensure blood is available for patients this summer. 10 a.m.–3 p.m. McFarland State Office Building, 5 Perry St., Barre. 1800-RED CROSS. redcrossblood.org.

Warning Signs of Early Alzheimers. Learn the facts — how to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinic studies. This training will teach you the ten warning signs and separate myth from reality and address commonly held fears about this disease that affects so many people. 1 p.m. Twin Valley Senior Center, Rte. 2, Blueberry Commons, E. Montpelier. Free. 223-3322.

The Waterbury Historical Society Meeting. Potluck followed by the program “The Changing Music Scene of the 1940s” by Martin Bryan. For potluck, bring a hot dish, salad or dessert. Beverages provided. 6 p.m. Hope Davey Park picnic shelter, Waterbury Center. Free; open to the public. 244-7409.

Authors at the Aldrich: Marialisa Calta. Food and travel writer and author of “Barbarians at the Plate: Taming and Feeding the Modern American Family.” 6 p.m. Aldrich Library, Milne Community Room, 6 Washington St., Barre. aldrichpubliclibrary.org.

 

THURSDAY, JULY 30

American Red Cross Blood Donation. Donors of all blood types — especially those with types O negative, A negative and B negative — are needed to help ensure blood is available for patients this summer. Noon–5:30 p.m. Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 728 Mountain Rd., Stowe. 1800-RED CROSS. redcrossblood.org.

Documentary Film Screening: Dark Side of the Full Moon. Film documents the national crisis in maternal mental healthcare and the mothers and change makers on the front lines of this issue. Informal film discussion follows. 5:30 p.m. Film screening at Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. Discussion at Montpelier Pocket Park, Main St., Montpelier. goodbeginningscentralvt.org.

Montpelier Meeting of the Burlington Writers Workshop. Free writing workshop in which we’ll discuss work by two of our group’s writers. New members of all skill levels are always welcome. 6 p.m. The North Branch Café, 41 State St., Montpelier. Register: meetup.com/The-Burlington-Writers-Workshop/ (look for date and time of workshop.)

 

FRIDAY, JULY 31

Fancy Nancy Party. Dress in your fanciest clothes for snacks and activities and readings of Fancy Nancy books! Ages birth–8. 10:30 a.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 223-3338. kellogghubbard.org.

Happy Birthday, Harry Potter! Make a wand, try butter beer, become an Animagus and much more. All ages. 4:30 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 223-3338. kellogghubbard.org.

Race to Read Celebration.  Join us in waving the checkered flag for Kyle Streeter and his Number 37, Race to Read, Allen Lumber Street Stock racecar!  Celebrate the kids who completed the Race to Read program and cheer them on as they sign the hood of Kyle’s racecar. 6:30–7:30 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St., Marshfield. Free. 426-3581. jaquithpubliclibrary.org.

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 1

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

Backpack Long Trail Sections with Green Mountain Club. Aug. 1–15. Difficult.  Backpack Divisions 5 to 12 of the Long Trail (Rt. 103 to Northern Terminus in Canada). Limit: 8 people. For details, contact Phyllis: 223-0020. Phyllis@PhyllisRubensteinLaw.comcastbiz.net.

Hike Johnson with Green Mountain Club. Difficult. 12.9 miles. Long Trail from Rt. 15 to Corliss Camp, and out via Davis Neighborhood Trail. Approx. 2800′ elevation gain. Route crosses the Lamoille River bridge and Laraway Mountain. Car spotting required. Contact Jill for details: happy.jill.aspinall@gmail.com.

Bird Banding Demonstration. Get a behind the scenes glimpse of banding in action. Catch, measure and band a variety of songbirds to study their survivorship and reproductive success. Anytime between 6:30–11 a.m. North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm St., Montpelier. 229-6206. Donations welcome. northbranchnaturecenter.org.

Every Hero Has a Story. Local heroes share their stories and field your questions. Meet Brian Lindner of the Waterbury Backcountry Rescue Team and the Mt. Mansfield Ski Patrol. 9 a.m. Waterbury Public Library, 30 Foundry St., Waterbury. Free. 244-7036. waterburypubliclibrary.com.

The Northeast Storytellers. Writers, readers and appreciators of prose and verse meet regularly the first Saturday of every month. The public is welcome to attend and new members are always encouraged to join. 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Catamount Arts, 115 Eastern Ave., St. Johnsbury. 751-5432. brookequillen@yahoo.com.

African Party. Hosted by Paul Thea of WGDR-WGDH Goddard College Community Radio. Dance to African reggae, salsa, zook, coupe decale, soukouss and more. No alcohol. 7:30 p.m. Goddard College, 123 Pitkin Rd., Plainfield. By donation.

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 2

Hike Morristown with Green Mountain Club. Moderate. About 6 miles. Beaver Meadow Lodge. Contact Ken for details: hertzkj@gmail.com   

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 3

Vermont Open Farm Week. Aug. 3–9. A week-long celebration of Vermont farms. For list of participating farms: diginvt.com. 434-2000. vermontopenfarmweek@gmail.com.

Parent Meet-Up. Come meet other parents, share information and chat over light snacks, coffee and tea. First Mon., 10–11:30 a.m. Hayes Room, Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. Free. mamasayszine@gmail.com.

Classic Book Club. New members always welcome. Most first Mon., 6–8 p.m. Cutler Memorial Library, 151 High St. (Rte. 2), Plainfield. Free. 454-8504. cutlerlibrary.org/resources/bookclub.

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 4

ADA Advisory Committee Meeting. First Tues. City manager’s conference room, City Hall, 39 Main St., Montpelier. 223-9502.

Bethany Summer Jamboree. Sing and play instruments with Arthur Zorn. For kids in kindergarten–grade 2. 9:30–10:15 a.m. Bethany Church, 115 Main St., Montpelier. Free. Pre-registration required: call 223-2424 between 9 a.m. and noon.

Vermont Buy Local Market. Featuring Vermont producers selling their products and organizations sharing information about their work with consumers. Hosted by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture with support from the Capital City Farmers Market and NOFA-VT. 10 a.m.–1 p.m. State House lawn, State St., Montpelier. 505-1822.

Science Storytime. Explore different fields of science with engaging stories and a fun craft. Ages birth–8. 10:30 a.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 223-3338. kellogghubbard.org.

Candy Making. Have you ever seen how candy is made? Make some chocolate candy of your own! We will supply materials and ideas. You bring creativity and an appetite. Ages 10+. 4 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 223-3338. kellogghubbard.org.

Women’s Circle. Women and mothers discuss motherhood, family life and women’s health. Hosted by midwives Chelsea Hastings and Hannah Allen. First Tues., 6–8 p.m. Emerge Midwifery and Family Health, 174 River St., Montpelier.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5

Grandparents Raising Their Children’s Children. First Wed., 10 a.m.–Noon. Barre Presbyterian Church, Summer St. 476-1480.

Poetry Hike with Green Mountain Club. Washington. Easy. 3 hours. Crosses hayfields, through woods, high meadows with views from Killington to Mansfield. End in the “sacred circle” with a few minutes of silence. Wear hiking boots and bring at least one poem with focus on trees. Bring lunch. Meet at 10:30 a.m. Contact George for meeting place: 883-2313 or plumb.george@gmail.com

Cancer Support Group. First Wed., 6 p.m. Potluck. For location, call Carole MacIntyre 229-5931.

Authors at the Aldrich: Roberta Harold. Mystery novelist and author of “Murdered Sleep” and “Heron Island.” 6 p.m. Aldrich Library, Milne Community Room, 6 Washington St., Barre. aldrichpubliclibrary.org.

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 6

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

Wacky Science Experiments! Try chromatography, a density column and more as we turn the library to laboratory. Ages 5+. 10 a.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 223-3338. kellogghubbard.org.

Hiroshima Day Peace Walk — 70th Anniversary. Meet on the library lawn, then share a meditative walk down State Street to the river by the high school. There, we’ll share poems, songs and send candle floats downriver with our prayers. 6:45 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library lawn, 135 Main St., Montpelier. Neville Berle: 224-1001.

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

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 7

Engineering Story Time. Rosie Revere is an engineer and so are you! Learn about engineering through a fun project. Ages 5+. 10:30 a.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 223-3338. kellogghubbard.org.

Death Café. Group discussion about death with no agenda, objectives or themes. First Fri., 11:45 a.m.–1 p.m. Twin Valley Senior Center, Rte. 2, Blueberry Commons, E. Montpelier. Bring your own lunch or eat at the center for $4. 223-3322.

Tom Joyce, “That Funny Magic Guy”. Joyce brings books, heroes and magic together. 6:30–7:30 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St., Marshfield. Free. 426-3581. jaquithpubliclibrary.org.

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.

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 8

Vintage Trailer Conference. A day-long event where national, regional and local Vermont tourists and cult trailer enthusiasts will have a chance to explore Montpelier’s historic streets and area businesses by touring 40–60 vintage trailers from the 1940s to the 1970s parked in downtown Montpelier. 223-9604. events@montpelieralive.org.

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.