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July 22 Tuesday

Spanish Conversation in Hanover: 9:30-10:30 a.m., Umpleby's Bakery, 3 South St. The Buena Gente Social Club welcomes all ages and language proficiency levels. Free. 802-649-5151.


Time Travel Tuesdays in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road. Hands-on activities reflect 19th-century farm chores and pastimes, each Tuesday through Aug. 19 ^ $4-$14, under 2 free. Open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 802-457-2355.


Auction Drop Off and Pick Up in Canaan: 6-8 p.m., Canaan Fire Station, 62 Route 118. Drop off auction items for the Canaan Firefighters Association annual auction. Free. 603-523-4850.


Figure Drawing in Woodstock: 6-8 p.m., ArtisTree Community Arts Center, 1206 Route 12. Monitored class open to all levels of experience. Poses will be timed, with an emphasis on longer poses ^ $15 at the door. 802-457-3500.


Toast of the Valley Toastmasters in West Lebanon: 6-7:30 p.m., Kilton Library, 80 Main St. Develop public speaking skills in a supportive environment. Meets second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Free. 603-653-9884.


Books on Tap in Newport: 6:30 p.m., Salt hill Pub, 58 Main St. Discussion of The Dirty Life by Kristin Kimball. Copies of the book are available at Richards Free Library. Free. 603-863-3430.


North Country Chordsmen Rehearsal in Hanover: 7-9:30 p.m., Church of Christ at Dartmouth, 40 College St. Men of all ages and singing backgrounds are invited to a choral rehearsal. Free. 603-877-0060.


Children's Events -- July 22

Play Dates in Wilder: 9:30-10:30 a.m., Dothan Brook School, Route 5. Unstructured play time for children ages 1-5 with caregivers. Free. Sponsored by Hartford Recreation. 802-295-5036.


Stories and Art in Etna: 10-11 a.m., Etna Library, 130 Etna Road. Stories, songs and crafts for preschoolers with caregivers. Free. 603-643-3116.


Where the Wilder Things Are in Wilder: 10-11 a.m., Wilder Club and Library, 78 Norwich Ave. Tales and projects for children of all ages. Free. 802-295-6341.


Early Literacy Story Time in Hartland: 10:30 a.m., Hartland Public Library, 153 Route 5. Science- and math-themed story time for ages birth-5. Free. 802-436-2473.


Story Stop in Hanover: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. Stories and songs followed by open art time for children ages 2-6. Free. 603-643-4120.


Lunchtime Reading Group in Hartland: Noon-1:30 p.m., Hartland Public Library, 153 Route 5. BYO lunch and reading followed by a science activity. For ages 5 and up. Free. 802-436-2473.


Family Place Play Group in Wilder: 1-2:30 p.m., 52 Olcott Drive. For infants up to age 2 with caregivers. Free. 802-649-3268.


Armpit Fudge in Newport: 3:30 p.m., Richards Free Library, 58 N. Main St. Go to the library to find out how it's made. Free. 603-863-3430.


Summer Reading Program in Quechee: 4 p.m., Quechee Public Library, 1957 Quechee Main St. Birder Bill Shepard gives program. For ages 5-11. Free. 802-295-1232.


Community Meals -- July 22

Listen Dinner in White River Junction: 5 p.m., River Point Plaza, 44 Maple St. Free. 603-398-2780.


Film -- July 22

The Laramie Project in Randolph: 7:30 p.m., Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St. A play about the community reaction to the murder of Matthew Shepard. Part of the Vermont Pride Theater annual Summer Pride Festival. ^ Donation. 802-728-6464.


Health -- July 22

Health Clinic in New London: 9 a.m.-noon. VNA Office, 107 Newport Road. Blood pressure, glucose screenings and nurse consultations. Free. 603-526-4077.


Health Clinic in Newbury, N.H.: 12:30-2 p.m., Town Library, 933 Route 103. Blood pressure, glucose screenings and nurse consultations. Free. 603-763-5803.


Health Clinic and Talk in Claremont: Blood pressure and sugar screenings, 12:45-1:30 p.m. Health talk on "Your Life, Your Choices, Living Will, Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care," 12:45-1:30 p.m., Marion Phillips Apartments, 243 Broad St. Free. 603-543-6800.


Lectures -- July 22

Sustainable Development Talk in South Royalton: Noon-1 p.m., Vermont Law School, 164 Chelsea St. Lea Swanson, of USAID, discusses "Resilience and Sustainable Development in Conflict Prone Countries." Free. 802-831-1371.


America's Public Libraries in Hanover: 7-8:30 p.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. Robert Dawson, author of The Public Library: A Photographic Essay, will speak about his 18-year survey of America's public libraries. Free. 603-643-4120.


"Solar 101: How to Go Solar With No Upfront Cost" in Pomfret: 7-8:30 p.m., Town Hall, 5218 Pomfret Road. Discussion covers the basics of going solar and what the federal and state incentives are. Free. 802-310-6242.


Meditation -- July 22

Mindfulness Practice in Norwich: 9-11:30 a.m., St. Francis of Assisi, 70 Beaver Meadow Road. Meditation in the way of Thich Nhat Hanh. Followed by discussion ^ Donation. 802-436-1136.


Dharma Video and Meditation in White River Junction: Shambhala Center, 158 S. Main St. Open meditation with instruction available, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Summer video series based on the teachings of Chogyam Trungpa ^ $5-$10 donation. 802-484-7235.


Ongoing -- July 22

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours Sunday, Monday, Friday and Saturday ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Aidron Duckworth Art Museum in Meriden: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 21 Bean Road. Museum displays work of famous artist and guest artists. Free. 603-469-3444.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 54 Elm St. Trails, gardens and a mansion at Vermont's only national park. Guided tours ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. Reservations available. Walk the grounds for free. 802-457-3368.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory Historic, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and LEED green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603 543-1400.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Outdoors -- July 22

Hike in Wilder: Easy 2-mile hike on the Ballard Trail in Wilder and Norwich. Led by Inge Brown for the Ottauquechee Section of the Green Mountain Club. Call for details. 802-296-5777.


Hike in Windsor: Strenuous hike up and down Mount Ascutney using Brownsville and Bicentennial Trail. Led by Peter Hope for the Ottauquechee Section of the Green Mountain Club. Call for details. 603-863-6456.


Trail Clearing in Springfield, N.H.: Walk and work in the woods on trail maintenance. Led by Gerry Gold for Sunapee-Ragged-Kearsarge Greenway Coalition. Free. Call for details. 603-526-2857.


Performances -- July 22

Marko the Magician in South Royalton: Noon, South Royalton Green. Bring a lunch. Free. Part of the Tuesday Brown Bag Series. Rain site is South Royalton School. Free. 802-299-9033.


Jennings and McComber in Randolph: 6 p.m., Gifford Park, Route 12. Green Mountain indie folk music. Part of a summer concert series sponsored by Gifford Medical Center. Free. 802-728-2339.


Still More Cats in Strafford: 6-7:30 p.m., on the Common. Smooth and electric music. Held in the Town House if it rains ^ $5 donation. BYO picnic. 802-765-4009.


Panhandlers Steel Drum Band in Canaan: 7 p.m., Town gazebo, Route 4. Island music. Rain location is United Methodist Church. Free. 603-523-4407.


The Lyme Town Band in Lyme: 7-8:30 p.m., town common, Route 10. Features a selection of show tunes, patriotic songs and concert band pieces. Rain location is Lyme Congregational Church. Free. 603-795-4167.


Senior Centers -- July 22

Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Outdoor recreation, 10 a.m. Walk-in painting, 1 p.m. Poker, 2 p.m. Spanish group, 4 p.m. 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Greater Randolph Center: Lift for life, 8:30 a.m. Mahjong, card games, 10 a.m. Saxophone concert, 11:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. Tune in to OnCall, 6 p.m. 6 Hale St. 802-728-9324.


Black Center in Hanover: Exercise, 9 a.m. Coffee break, 10 a.m. Line dancing, 10:30 a.m. ^ $35 for 5 classes. Bridge, 1:30 p.m. R.W. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. 603-643-5531.


Orange East Center in Bradford, Vt.: Exercise, 9 a.m. Line dancing, 9:40 a.m. Balance class, 10 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $5. 176 Waits River Road. 802-222-4782.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Exercise, Warren's Lobster Trip departure, 9 a.m. Double king pede, 10 a.m. Wellness clinic, 10 a.m.-noon. Bingo, 10:30 a.m. Spanish table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. Scrabble, 1 p.m. Bone builders, 2:15 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, gift shop, 9 a.m. Piano concert, 11:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7. Bus to West Lebanon, 1 p.m. Line dancing, 1:10 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Nifty Needlers, 9:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Aqua aerobics, 10:15 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. Cribbage, fitness, 1 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


Orford Area Senior Services: Musical entertainment, 11:30 a.m. Raffle, lunch at noon. United Congregational Church, Main Street. 603-353-9107.


Mascoma Area Center in Canaan: Lunch at noon ^ $3 and $7. Bingo for Baubles, 12:30 p.m. 1166 Route 4. 603-523-4333.


July 23 Wednesday

Wagon Ride Wednesdays in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road. Explore Vermont's rural heritage with horse-drawn wagon rides from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free with admission each Wednesday through Sept. 24 ^ $4-$14, under 2 free. Open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 802-457-2355.


Technology Workshop in Lebanon: 1:30-3:30 p.m., Aging Resource Center, 46 Centerra Parkway. Get help with technology questions from Hanover High School students. Free. 603-653-3460.


Pokemon in Lebanon: 3:30-5:30 p.m. Black Moon Games, 2 Mascoma St. Play Pokemon card game. Cards available. For all ages. Free. 603-632-5820.


The Nation Discussion Group in Hanover: 6-8 p.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. Monthly conversations about politics, history, the economy and more. Free. 603-448-5797.


Stuffed Animal Repair in Windsor: 6-8 p.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. Sue Spear, stuffed animal repair specialist, will fix up stuffed friends. Free. 802-674-2556.


Children's Events -- July 23

Play Group in South Royalton: 9:30-11 a.m., United Church, North Main Street. For children of all ages. Free. 802-685-2264.


Story Time in Quechee: 10 a.m., Quechee Library, 1957 Quechee Main St. Free. 802-295-1232.


Summer Reading Program in South Royalton: 10 a.m., Memorial Library, 23 Alexander Place. Emily Miller, of the White River Partnership, discusses "The Rusty Crayfish: A White River Invader." Free. 802-763-7094.


Game Day for Kids in Hartland: 10:30 a.m., Hartland Public Library, 153 Route 5. Computer, Wii and board games for ages 10 and up. Free. 802-436-2473.


Jungle Jim in Hanover: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Richmond Middle School, 63 Lyme Road. A storytelling and magic improv show focusing on science. For ages 3 and up. Free. 603-643-4120.


Preschool Story Time in Windsor: 10:30 a.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. Stories, songs and crafts for children up to age 5 with parent or caregiver. Free. 802-674-2556.


Toddler and Preschool Stories in Newport: 10:30 and 11 a.m., Richards Free Library, 58 N. Main St. For children up to age 3. Free. 603-863-3430.


Word Play in Norwich: 10:30-11 a.m., Norwich Public Library, 368 Main St. Songs and stories for children from infancy to age 3 with caregivers. Free. 802-649-1184.


Stories in the Park in Lebanon: Noon-12:45 p.m., Colburn Park, downtown. BYO lunch and listen to stories read aloud by a new guest speaker each week. Free. Sponsored by Lebanon Recreation. 603-448-5121.


Story Time in Enfield: 2 p.m., Public Library, 23 Main St. Free. 603-632-7145.


Children's Craft in Etna: 3-4 p.m., Etna Library, 130 Etna Road. Make a kaleidoscope. All ages welcome. Free. 603-643-3116.


Role-Playing Games for Teens in Windsor: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. Fantasy tabletop game instruction. Free. 802-674-2556.


Summer Reading Program in Sunapee: 6-7 p.m., Abbott Library, 9 Lower Main St. Science program topic is "Night in Nature." Open to all ages. Free. 603-763-5513.


Community Meals -- July 23

Listen Dinner in White River Junction: 5 p.m., River Point Plaza, 44 Maple St. Free. 603-398-2780.


Dances -- July 23

Waltzing in Thetford Center: 7-9 p.m., Rice Mills Community Center, Route 132 and Tucker Hill Road. Practice and informal instruction in social and cross step waltz. All ages welcome. Bring water and clean soft-soled shoes ^ $5. 802-333-3834.


Farmers Markets -- July 23

Hanover Farmers Market: 3-6 p.m., on the Green, free parking on Wheelock and College streets. Market includes live music and children's crafts. 802-299-9707.


Market on the Green in Woodstock: 3-6 p.m., downtown. 802-457-3555.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- July 23

Lyme Bargain Barn: 1:30-4:30 p.m., Congregational Church, 1 Dorchester Road. Used clothing, household items, linens and toys. Sponsored by Women's Fellowship Philanthropies. 603-795-2850.


Health -- July 23

Foot Clinic in Newport: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Senior Center, 76 Main St. Foot care by appointment ^ $18. 603-543-6800.


Blood Drive in Claremont: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Valley Regional Hospital, 243 Elm St. 603-543-5609.


Health Clinic in Newport: 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m., Rite Aid, 51 S. Main St. Blood pressure, glucose screenings and nurse consultations. Free. 603-863-5766.


Blood Drive in Lebanon: Noon-5 p.m., Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital, 10 Alice Peck Day Drive. 800-733-2767.


Lectures -- July 23

Middle East Lecture in Hanover: 9 a.m.-noon, Spaulding Auditorium at Hopkins Center, 2 E. Wheelock St. Author Lesley Hazelton discusses "Muhammad: Myth and Reality" and author Dr. Ayse Kadayifci-Orellana discusses "Building Peace by Resolving Conflict" ^ $25. 603-646-0154.


One-Room Schools Talk in Canaan: 7-8:15 p.m., Meetinghouse, Canaan Street. Steve Taylor presents "New Hampshire's One-Room Rural Schools: The Romance and the Reality." Free. 603-523-7960.


Ongoing -- July 23

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours Sunday, Monday, Friday and Saturday ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Aidron Duckworth Art Museum in Meriden: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 21 Bean Road. Museum displays work of famous artist and guest artists. Free. 603-469-3444.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 54 Elm St. Trails, gardens and a mansion at Vermont's only national park. Guided tours ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. Reservations available. Walk the grounds for free. 802-457-3368.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory Historic, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and LEED green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Justin Morrill Homestead in Strafford: Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 214 Justin Morrill Highway. Exhibits include a Gothic Revival home, formal gardens, art and walking trail ^ $6. 802-765-4288.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603 543-1400.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Outdoors -- July 23

Wednesday Walkers in White River Junction: 9 a.m.-noon, Hartford Municipal Building, 171 Bridge St. Excursion to Mount Ascutney in Windsor. Sponsored by Hartford Recreation. Free. 802-295-5036.


Ultimate Frisbee in White River Junction: 5:30 p.m.-dark, Watson Park, 1120 Maple St. Pickup games for players 15 and older ^ $2. Sponsored by Hartford Parks and Recreation. 802-295-5036.


Performances -- July 23

Dance, Theater in Lebanon: 6:30 p.m. Colburn Park, downtown. Healing, an original, family friendly dance/theater production by Flock Dance Troupe. Free. 802-765-4454.


Dave Keller Band in White River Junction: 6:30 p.m., Lyman Point Park, 167 Maple St. An evening of blues music. Sponsored by Hartford Recreation. Free. 802-295-5036.


October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard in Randolph: 7:30 p.m., Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St. A staged reading of the poem cycle by Leslea Newman. Part of the Vermont Pride Theater annual Summer Pride Festival. ^ Donation. 802-728-6464.


Senior Centers -- July 23

Orange East Center in Bradford, Vt.: Tai chi, 8-9 a.m. ^ Donation. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $5. 176 Waits River Road. 802-222-4782.


Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Duplicate bridge, 9:15 a.m. Hand and foot card game, 1 p.m. Computer tutor, 2-4 p.m. Tai chi at Presbyterian Church, 2:30 p.m. 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Greater Randolph Center: Lift for life, 8:30 a.m. Cards, 10 a.m. Crafts, 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. 6 Hale St. 802-728-9324.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Breakfast, 8:30-10 a.m. Computer boot camp, 10 a.m. Bone builders, writing group, 9:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. Bingo, 1 p.m. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, gift shop, 9 a.m. Mahjong, 10 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. Bus to Centerra, 1 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Chair massage, 10 a.m.-noon. Handwork circle, bingo, 10:30 a.m. French table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Together group, 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. Parkinson's disease talk, 12:30 p.m. Line dancing, 1:30 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


Black Center in Hanover: Potluck lunch and sing along, bring a dish to share, noon. R.W. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. 603-643-5531.


Mascoma Area Center in Canaan: Lunch, 50/50 raffle, at noon ^ $3 and $7. 1166 Route 4. Bingo, 12:30 p.m. 603-523-4333.


July 24 Thursday

Junior Ranger Program in Woodstock: 2:30-4, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, 54 Elm St. Children age 6-12 join a park ranger for a hands-on program. Registration suggested. Free. 802-457-3368.


Lab Lit Book Chat in Norwich: 3 p.m., Norwich Public Library, 368 Main St. Discussion of scientific summer reading selections. Free. 802-649-1184.


Midwifery Open House in Randolph: 4-7 p.m., Family Center at Gifford Medical Center, 44 S. Main St. Meet the midwife team, tour the birthing center and receive health advice. Includes pregnant belly photos, refreshments and giveaways. Free. 802-728-2401.


Soldiers Memorial Building Opening in Lebanon: 4-7 p.m. Soldiers Memorial Building, Main Street. Free. 603-448-2758.


Bingo in Claremont: Doors open at 4:30 p.m., games start at 6:30 p.m., Senior Center, 5 Acer Heights Road. Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Croydon Volunteer Fire Department. Food and drinks available. Free. Age 18 and over. 603-863-4732.


Auction Drop Off and Pick Up in Canaan: 6-8 p.m., Canaan Fire Station, 62 Route 118. Drop off auction items for the Canaan Firefighters Association annual auction. Free. 603-523-4850.


Cribbage in Norwich: 6:30 p.m., American Legion, 228 Beaver Meadow Road ^ $5 per person. No partner required. 802-299-0395.


Frozen T-Shirt Challenge in Newport: 6:30 p.m., Richards Free Library, 58 N. Main St. Find out who can wear a frozen T-shirt the longest. Free. 603-863-3430.


Socrates Cafe in Hartland: 6:30 p.m., Hartland Public Library, 153 Route 5. Philosophical discussion on the topic "What is reality?" Free. 802-436-2473.


Poetry Night in Newport: 7 p.m., Richards Free Library, 58 N. Main St. Bring a favorite poem to read or come to listen. Free. Refreshments provided. 603-863-3430.


Bazaars/Fairs -- July 24

Norwich Lions Club Fair: 6-10 p.m., Green, Main Street. Includes live music, silent auction, dunk tank, rides and games ^ Costs vary, $20 for ride-all-day bracelets. Free admission. 802-649-9080.


Children's Events -- July 24

Story Hour in Hartford: 10-11 a.m., Hartford Library, 1587 Maple St. For children with caregivers each Thursday. Free. 802-296-2568.


Story Stop in Hanover: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. Stories and songs followed by open art time for children ages 2-6. Free. 603-643-4120.


Summer Performances for Kids in Newport: 10:30 a.m., Richards Free Library, 58 N. Main St. Performances take place on side lawn. Free. 603-863-3430.


Thursdays in the Park in Lebanon: Noon, Colburn Park, downtown. Children's music with Judy Pancoast. BYO lunch. Free. 603-448-5121.


Legos at the Library in Hanover: 1:30-3 p.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. Drop-in program for children age 4 and older. Free. 603-643-4120.


Community Meals -- July 24

Listen Community Dinner in White River Junction: 5 p.m., River Point Plaza, 44 Maple St. Free. 603-398-2780.


Hand in Hand Dinner in Woodstock: 5-7 p.m., North Universalist Chapel Society, 7 Church St. A weekly meal for people interested in sustainable local growth ^ Donation. 802-299-1777.


Farmers Markets -- July 24

Claremont Farmers and Arts Market: 4-7 p.m., Broad Street Park, downtown. Local produce, meats, prepared foods, arts and crafts. Free. 802-738-0022.


Lebanon Farmers Market: 4-7 p.m., Colburn Park, downtown. Free. 603-448-5121.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- July 24

Rummage Sale in Strafford: 5:30-8 p.m., Barrett Hall, Route 132. Free admission. Benefits United Church of Strafford. 802-765-4527.


Health -- July 24

Health and Foot Clinic in New London: 9 a.m.-noon. VNA Office, 107 Newport Road. Blood pressure, glucose screenings and nurse consultations, free. Foot care by appointment, 9:20 a.m.-1:30 p.m. ^ $25. 603-526-4077.


Health and Foot Clinic in Cornish: Blood pressure and sugar screenings, 11 a.m.-noon, free. Foot care by appointment, 2-4:30 p.m., ^ $18., Cornish Town Hall, 294 Town House Road. 603-543-6800.


Healing Center in Hartford: 7-9 p.m., Healing Rooms and Wellness Center of Central Vermont, 1615 Maple St. Clinic for healing, wellness, prayer and meditation. Free. 802-295-5654.


Lectures -- July 24

China Talk in South Royalton: Noon-1 p.m., Vermont Law School, 164 Chelsea St. Robert V. Perceival, University of Francis Carey School of Law, and Huiyu Zhao, Shanghai Jiaotong, discuss "The Struggle to Protect China's Environment." Free. 802-831-1371.


"Hannah Arendt and the Lost Sabbath -- Heine, Debt, and Pariah Politics" in Hanover: Noon, L01 Carson Hall, Dartmouth College. Talk by professor Bonnie Honig, of Brown University. Free. 603-646-0470.


Author Readings in Canaan: 7:30 p.m., Meetinghouse, Canaan Street. Bermd Heinrich will read from his natural history book, The Homing Instinct: Meaning and Mystery in Animal Migration, and Rachel Urquhart will read from her first novel, The Visionist, set in a 19th century Shaker community. Free. 603-523-9650.


Meditation -- July 24

Insight Meditation in Lebanon: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 14 Green St., in the barn behind the house. Meditation followed by discussion. Instruction available ^ Donation. 603-675-2819.


Meditation in White River Junction: Noon-1 p.m., Shambhala Center, 158 S. Main St. Open meditation with instruction available. Free. 802-484-7235.


Ongoing -- July 24

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours Sunday, Monday, Friday and Saturday ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Aidron Duckworth Art Museum in Meriden: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 21 Bean Road. Museum displays work of famous artist and guest artists. Free. 603-469-3444.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 54 Elm St. Trails, gardens and a mansion at Vermont's only national park. Guided tours ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. Reservations available. Walk the grounds for free. 802-457-3368.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory Historic, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and LEED green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Justin Morrill Homestead in Strafford: Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 214 Justin Morrill Highway. Exhibits include a Gothic Revival home, formal gardens, art and walking trail ^ $6. 802-765-4288.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603 543-1400.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Performances -- July 24

The Twangtown Paramours in Woodstock: Noon, Village Green. A husband and wife folk music duo. Part of Pentangle Arts Council brown bag concert series ^ Donations. 802-457-3981.


Americana's Most Wanted in Quechee: 6:30 p.m., 70 Village Green. An evening of folk and country music. Sponsored by Hartford Recreation. Free. 802-295-5036.


Front Porch Concert Series in Lebanon: 7 p.m., Colburn Park, downtown. Folk, pop and funk with Billy Wylder. Free. 603-448-5121.


Town Band in South Royalton: 7:30 p.m., town green, Chelsea Street. Music includes marches, jazz, Dixieland and waltzes. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Rain location is elementary school on South Windsor Street. Free. 802-234-6400.


Anais Mitchell, With Michael Chorney in Hanover: 8 p.m., Moore Theater at Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock St. The Vermont-raised singer-songwriter will perform folk music ^ $18. 603-646-2422.


Community Band in Claremont: 8-9 p.m., Broad Street Park. Claremont American Band plays marches and popular tunes from days gone by. Rain cancels the show. Free. 603-863-2826.


Senior Centers -- July 24

Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Bike group, call for times. Blood pressure and glucose screenings, ask a nurse, 9-11 a.m., Center at Eastman. Foot clinic by appointment, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. ^ $25, Center at Eastman. Contract bridge, 9:30 a.m. Chess, 6 p.m. 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Greater Randolph Center: Lift for life, 8:30 a.m. Wii games, cards, 9 a.m. Knit wits, 10 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. 6 Hale St. 802-728-9324.


Mascoma Area Center in Canaan: Bone builders, 8:30 a.m. Trip to La Salette Shrine, 10:15 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 and $7. 1166 Route 4. 603-523-4333.


Black Center in Hanover: Exercise, 9 a.m. Coffee break, 10 a.m. Bridge, 1:30 p.m. R.W. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. 603-643-5531.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Quilting, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. Zumba, 1:15 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Hat day: wear a hat for prizes. Art class, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. 91 Horse Meadow Road. Grief support group, 1 p.m. Foot clinic by appointment. 603-787-2539.


Orange East Center in Bradford, Vt.: Exercise, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $5. 176 Waits River Road. 802-222-4782.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Exercise, 9 a.m. Cribbage, 10 a.m. Italian class, 10:30 a.m. Italian table, lunch, birthday celebration, at noon ^ $5 or $7. Pet visit, 12:30 p.m. Yoga, dowsing program, Mill Band concert, 1 p.m. Bone builders, 2:15 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Quilting, chair exercise, 9 a.m. Walking club, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. Bingo for baubles, bus to West Lebanon, 1 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


July 25 Friday

Food Ways Fridays at Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 69 Old River Road. Use heirloom herbs and vegetables in historic recipes. Free with admission each Friday through Oct. 17 ^ $4-$14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Opening Reception in Lebanon: 5-7 p.m., AVA Gallery, 11 Bank St. The exhibit features work by the winners of AVA's 2013 juried summer exhibition including Toby Bartles, Michael Heffernan, and Joseph Saginor, along with Leah Berry, winner of the Cornelia M. Rahmelow photography prize. The show runs through Aug. 27. Free. 603-448-3117.


Artist Opening Reception in Woodstock: 6-9 p.m., ArtisTree Community Arts Center, 1206 Route 12. Juried show "Unbound~Vol IV" includes works based on book format. Free. 802-457-3500.


Astronomical Observing in Hanover: 9:30-11 p.m., Shattuck Observatory, Observatory Road, off Wheelock Street. View the moon, planets and stars through the Dartmouth College telescope, weather permitting. Call to confirm. Free. 603-646-9100.


Bazaars/Fairs -- July 25

Bookstock Literary Festival in Woodstock: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., downtown. Three-day event includes a used book sale, poetry jam, live music, theater, film and workshops with professional writers. Free. Visit www.bookstockvt.org for details.


Norwich Lions Club Fair: 5-10 p.m., Green, Main Street. Includes pig roast dinner and bingo ^ Costs vary. Free admission. 802-649-9080.


Old Home Days in Enfield: Chili cook-off, 5-7 p.m., Methodist Church, Route 4. Band concert, 7 p.m., Huse Park, Route 4 ^ Costs vary. 603-359-3336.


Children's Events -- July 25

Kitchen Chemistry in Windsor: 9 a.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. Use common household supplies to make color change, mixtures fizz and a bottle explode. For ages 4-12. Free. 802-674-2556.


Lego Club in Hartland: 10:30 a.m., Hartland Public Library, 153 Route 5. All ages welcome. Free. 802-436-2473.


Spanish Play Group in Hanover: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. For children of all language abilities, up to age 4, with caregivers. Free. 603-643-4120.


Lunch at the Library in Norwich: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Norwich Public Library, 368 Main St. Stories and songs for children age 3 and older with caregivers. BYO lunch and make a craft. Free. 802-649-1184.


Independent Activities in Wilder: 4 p.m., Wilder Club and Library, 78 Norwich Ave. Topic is "Measuring Starch." For ages 5-11. Free. 802-295-6341.


Story Time in Newport: 4 p.m., The Common. Takes place during Newport Farmers Market. Free. 603-863-3430.


Story Time in Thetford: 4 p.m., Thetford Hill green. Stories for children during Thetford Farmers Market. Free. 802-785-4031.


Tea Party for Kids in Hartland: 5:30 p.m., Hartland Library, 153 Route 5. Celebrate a grant the library received for children's books. All ages welcome. Light refreshments served. Free. 802-436-2473.


Middle School Pool Party in White River Junction: 7-9 p.m., Sherman Manning Pools, 43 Highland Ave. An evening of food, games, music and swimming for children in grades 5-8 ^ $3. Rain location is Upper Valley Aquatic Center. Sponsored by Hartford Parks and Recreation and Upper Valley Aquatic Center. 802-295-5036.


Community Meals -- July 25

Listen Community Dinner in White River Junction: 5 p.m., River Point Plaza, 44 Maple St. Free. 603-398-2780.


Community Dinner in Hanover: 5-6 p.m., Our Savior Lutheran Church, 5 Summer St. Served by Dartmouth Students Fighting Hunger. Free. 603-643-3703.


Farmers Markets -- July 25

Chelsea Farmers Market: 3-6 p.m., North Common, Route 110. Free admission. 802-685-9987.


Film -- July 25

Particle Fever in Hanover: 7 p.m., Loew Auditorium, Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. A documentary that follows the launch of the Large Hadron Collider. Discussion with professor Robert Caldwell follows ^ $5 or $9. 603-646-2422.


Riches and Remains in West Fairlee: 7-9 p.m., West Fairlee Congregational Church, 694 Route 113. A documentary by Phyl Harmon about the impact of copper mines on the economics of Upper Valley towns ^ Donation. 802-333-9655.


Judy Garland Film Series in Hartland: 7 p.m., Hartland Library, 153 Route 5. Free. Call for title. 802-436-2473.


The Navigators -- Pathfinders of the Pacific in Weathersfield: 7:30 p.m., Center Meetinghouse. A PBS documentary about the South Pacific island of Satawal filmed by Weathersfield resident Eric Taylor, who will be on hand to discuss it ^ $10 per person, $30 per family. Proceeds benefit project to rebuild meetinghouse steps. 802-263-5547.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- July 25

Lyme Bargain Barn: 1:30-4:30 p.m., Congregational Church, 1 Dorchester Road. Used clothing, household items, linens and toys. Sponsored by Women's Fellowship Philanthropies. 603-795-2850.


Rummage Sale in Strafford: 5:30-8 p.m., Barrett Hall, Route 132. Free admission. Benefits United Church of Strafford. 802-765-4527.


Health -- July 25

Health Clinic in Newport: 10-10:45 a.m., Sugar River Pharmacy, 46 John Stark Highway. Blood pressure and sugar screenings. Free. 603-543-6800.


Health Talk in Newport: 11-11:45 a.m., Senior Center, 76 S. Main St. Topic is "Your Life, Your Choices, Living Will, Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care." Free. 603-543-6800.


Lectures -- July 25

Carnival and Sideshow Talk in White River Junction: 6-9 p.m., Main Street Museum, 58 Bridge St. Showman James Taylor will tell tales of carnival attractions, wild rides, artifacts and freak show ^ $4-$40. 603-508-8528.


Ongoing -- July 25

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours Sunday, Monday, Friday and Saturday ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Aidron Duckworth Art Museum in Meriden: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 21 Bean Road. Museum displays work of famous artist and guest artists. Free. 603-469-3444.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 54 Elm St. Trails, gardens and a mansion at Vermont's only national park. Guided tours ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. Reservations available. Walk the grounds for free. 802-457-3368.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory Historic, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and LEED green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Justin Morrill Homestead in Strafford: Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 214 Justin Morrill Highway. Exhibits include a Gothic Revival home, formal gardens, art and walking trail ^ $6. 802-765-4288.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603 543-1400.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Performances -- July 25

Lyra Summer Music in Randolph: 6 p.m., Gifford Park, Route 12. Classical music. Part of a summer concert series sponsored by Gifford Medical Center. Free. 802-728-2339.


The Tempest in Tunbridge: 6 p.m., Tunbridge Central School, 523 Route 110. Chelsea Funnery presents a comedic take on the Shakespeare play. Performed by teenagers ages 13-18 ^ Donation. Www.thechelseafunnery.com. 802-461-5822.


Dance, Theater in Sharon: 6:30 p.m. Star Mountain Amphitheater, 139 Star Mountain Road. Healing, an original, family friendly dance/theater production by Flock Dance Troupe ^ $10-$12, children under 10 free. Rain location is the Flock barn. 802-765-4454.


East Bay Jazz Ensemble in Charlestown: 6:30-8 p.m., Senior Center, 223 Old Springfield Road. Concert held rain or shine. Refreshments available. Free. 603-826-5987.


Upper Valley Community Band in Enfield: 7 p.m., Huse Park, 308 Route 4. Free. 603-632-7677


The Little Dog Laughed in Randolph: 7:30 p.m., Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St. Douglas Carter Beane's Tony-Award-winning Hollywood comedy ^ $12-$20. Part of the Vermont Pride Theater annual Summer Pride Festival. 802-728-6464.


Locust Walk in Hanover: 8 p.m., Warner Bentley Theater, Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock St. A staged reading of the drama set in Philadelphia City Hall ^ $3 or $4. 603-646-2422.


Senior Centers -- July 25

Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Women's group, 9 a.m. Chair exercise, 10:15 a.m. 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Orange East Center in Bradford, Vt.: Exercise, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $5. 176 Waits River Road. 802-222-4782.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, gift shop, 9 a.m. Community nurse, 10 a.m.-noon. Zengevity, 11 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. Game day, 1 p.m. Zumba, 3 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Bone builders, 9:30 a.m. Mahjongg, 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Mascoma Area Center in Canaan: Bus to West Lebanon, 8:30 a.m. Yoga, 10:30 a.m. Guitar concert, 11 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 and $7. 1166 Route 4. 603-523-4333.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Bingo, 10:30 a.m. Community care coordinator, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. German table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Black Center in Hanover: Chair tai chi, 4:15 p.m. ^ $5. R.W. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. 603-643-5531.


July 26 Saturday

Paint-Out Group in Woodstock: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., ArtisTree Community Arts Center, 1206 Route 12. A plein air group that will paint outside at various locations. Bring own supplies. Free. 802-457-3500.


Quilt Show and Craft Sale in Enfield: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Methodist Church, Route 4. Held rain or shine. Free admission. 603-523-4866.


Special Olympics Fundraiser in Hartford and White River Junction: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Jake's convenience stores, 1477 Maple St., Hartford and 521 N. Hartland Road, White River Junction. Special Olympians pump gas and wash windshields with police officers and firefighters ^ Costs vary. 603-667-0552.


Glad Rags Sale Donations in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Simmons House, Pleasant Street. Donate new and used clothing and household items for a sale scheduled for Oct. 15 that benefits local charities. Free. 802-457-2864.


Italian Conversation Club in Enfield: 10 a.m., Mickey's Roadside Cafe, 330 Route 4. Conversation and cultural enrichment for all ability levels. Free. 603-632-5026.


Super Science Day in Norwich: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Montshire Museum, 1 Montshire Road. Indoor and outdoor activities take an up-close look at the natural world. Free with admission ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Poets Circle in Lebanon: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Lebanon Public Library, 9 E. Park St. Share and workshop original poems among a supportive circle of poets. Free. 603-667-6694.


Bazaars/Fairs -- July 26

Antique Show and Sale in New London: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Town Green, Main Street. Antiques, perennial plants, flower arrangements, homemade lunch and snacks for sale. Antique appraisals available for cost. Sponsored by New London Garden Club ^ $5 or $20, for early admission. 603-763-9112.


Blueberry, Quilt and Fiber Arts Festival in Newport: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Congregational Church, 20 Church St. Includes spinner demonstrations and raffle. Free admission. Lunch at 11 a.m. ^ Baked goods and fresh blueberries for sale. 603-863-3729.


Bookstock Literary Festival in Woodstock: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., downtown. Three-day event includes a used book sale, poetry jam, live music, theater, film and workshops with professional writers. Free. Visit www.bookstockvt.org for details.


Old Home Days in Enfield: Quilt show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Greeley Open House, Enchanted Island, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Ice cream social, 1-3 p.m. Chicken barbecue, 4-6 p.m. Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Events center around downtown ^ Costs vary. 603-359-3336.


Cornish Old Home Day: 11 a.m., United Church of Cornish, Center Road. Includes ham and bean dinner and musical performances. Free admission. 603-542-4822.


Norwich Lions Club Fair: 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Green, Main Street. Includes Vermont Institute of Natural Science program and fireworks ^ Costs vary. Free admission. 802-649-9080.


Thetford Hill Fair: 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Thetford Hill green, Route 113 and Academy Road. Includes townwide rummage sale, food, pie and bake sale, petting zoo and tea garden ^ Costs vary, free admission. 802-785-2552.


"Proud to Be Green" Fundraiser in Hanover: Noon-3 p.m., Massachusetts Row, behind the Green. Includes student performances, food, games and raffles ^ Costs vary. Proceeds benefit The Junction Teen Life Skills Center. For all ages. 714-656-8710.


Children's Events -- July 26

Grandma and Me Story Walk and Picnic in White River Junction: 9:30-11:30 a.m., Hurricane Forest, Wright Reservoir Road. Walk along trails, read We Went Looking at stations along the way, and end the excursion with a picnic lunch. Free. Sponsored Hartford Recreation. Register by July 25. 802-295-5036.


Family Music in Woodstock: 10-11 a.m., ArtisTree Community Arts Center, 1206 Route 12. Join ArtisTree musicians to play with instruments and sing songs ^ $10, per parent/child pair, $5 for additional people. 802-457-3500.


Summer Reading Program in Norwich: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Norwich Historical Society, 277 Main St. Program topic is "Fun With Science: Gadgets and Gizmos." Free. 802-649-1184.


Community Meals -- July 26

Bingo in Windsor: 1 p.m., Coon Club, 2126 Hunt Hill Road. Doors open at noon ^ $10 package deal for nine paper cards, $2 for extra three cards, $5 for extra six cards. Proceeds benefit area organizations. 802-484-9286.


Blueberry Take-Out Supper in Claremont: 4:30-6:30 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 16 Sullivan St. Includes roasted turkey with cranberry sauce, mac salad, broccoli salad, blueberry corn muffins and homemade blueberry pies ^ $10. Reserve meal by July 25. 603-542-5783.


Dances -- July 26

Workshop and Dance in Hanover: Salsa experienced level dance workshop with Faye Grearson, 6 p.m. ^ $10. Free introduction to salsa workshop, 7:30 p.m. California mix, swing, Latin and tango dance, 8 p.m., ^ $10. Light refreshments included. Sponsored by Upper Valley Dance Club. R.W. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. 603-369-2936.


Old Time Country Dance in West Newbury, Vt.: 7:30 p.m., 219 Tyler Farm Road. Squares, with other formations, including waltzes, fox trots and Virginia reel. Adam Boyce as fiddler and caller. Refreshments served ^ Donation. 802-429-2316.


Farmers Markets -- July 26

Cornish Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., on the green, Route 120, Cornish Flat. Free admission. 802-295-4045.


Norwich Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Route 5 South. Produce, meats, prepared foods and crafts from more than 50 vendors. 802-384-7447.


Mount Tom Farmers Market in Woodstock: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Route 12 North. Produce, baked goods, meats and crafts. 802-763-7100.


Enfield Farmers Market: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Huse Park, 308 Route 4. Produce, baked goods, eggs, meat, crafts and prepared foods. 603-632-5026.


Film -- July 26

Words and Pictures in Hanover: 7 p.m., Loew Auditorium, Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. An English teacher and artist stage a "war" between words and pictures to re-engage their students ^ $5 or $8. 603-646-2422.


Chef in Woodstock: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A chef goes from cooking at a prominent restaurant to running a food truck. Rated R ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- July 26

Quechee Flea Market: 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Quechee Gorge Village, Route 4. Antiques, collectibles and crafts. Free admission ^ $20 vendors. 802-291-0200.


Flea Market in Fairlee: 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Fairlee Railroad Station, Main Street, Fairlee Village. Free admission. 802-333-4809.


Rummage Sale Bag Day in Strafford: 8:30 a.m.-noon, Barrett Hall, Route 132. Free admission. Benefits United Church of Strafford. 802-765-4527.


Lyme Flea Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., town common, Route 10. Free admission. Food, crafts, antiques, collectibles and farmers market. Sponsored by Lyme Boy Scout Troop 273. Tables ^ $15. 603-795-2897.


Lyme Bargain Barn: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Congregational Church, 1 Dorchester Road. Used clothing, household items, linens and toys. Sponsored by Women's Fellowship Philanthropies. 603-795-2850.


Health -- July 26

Healing Center in Hartford: 10 a.m.-noon, Healing Rooms and Wellness Center of Central Vermont, 1615 Maple St. Clinic for healing, wellness, prayer and meditation. Free. 802-295-5654.


Lectures -- July 26

"Teddy Roosevelt's Nobel Peace Prize and the Portsmouth Peace Treaty" in Hanover: 2-4 p.m., Hanover Inn, 2 E. Wheelock Street. Dartmouth College welcomes students from Nihonmatsu, Japan, Hanover's sister city. Charles Doleac, president of the Japan-America Society of N.H. and founder of the Portsmouth Peace Treaty Forum, gives talk. Free. 603-772-1835.


Ongoing -- July 26

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours Sunday, Monday, Friday and Saturday ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Aidron Duckworth Art Museum in Meriden: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 21 Bean Road. Museum displays work of famous artist and guest artists. Free. 603-469-3444.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory Historic, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and LEED green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Justin Morrill Homestead in Strafford: Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 214 Justin Morrill Highway. Exhibits include a Gothic Revival home, formal gardens, art and walking trail ^ $6. 802-765-4288.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603 543-1400.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Performances -- July 26

The Tempest in Tunbridge: 4 p.m., Tunbridge Central School, 523 Route 110. Chelsea Funnery presents a comedic take on the Shakespeare play. Performed by teenagers ages 13-18 ^ Donation. Www.thechelseafunnery.com. 802-461-5822.


Dance, Theater in Sharon: 6:30 p.m. Star Mountain Amphitheater, 139 Star Mountain Road. Healing, an original, family friendly dance/theater production by Flock Dance Troupe ^ $10-$12, children under 10 free. Rain location is the Flock barn. 802-765-4454.


Highway 5 Band in Orford: 7 p.m., East Common, across from Masonic Hall. Light refreshments available. Bring a chair or blanket. Rain venue is the Congregational Church. Free. 603-353-4150.


Farm Boys in Randolph: 7:30 p.m., Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St. A new stage adaptation of Will Fellows' book about growing up gay on a farm in rural America ^ $12-$20. Part of the Vermont Pride Theater annual Summer Pride Festival. 802-728-6464.


Inheritance in Hanover: 8 p.m., Warner Bentley Theater, Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock St. A drama about the multigenerational effects of immigration and assimilation within one family ^ $3 or $4. 603-646-2422.


July 27 Sunday

Hay Day in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road. Activities include traditional haying techniques, searching for a penny in a haystack and making scarecrows ^ $4-$14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Healing Service in Enfield: 2-3 p.m., La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Service led by Fr. Marc Montminy, pastor of St. Michael Parish in Exeter, N.H. Free. 603-632-7087.


Bazaars/Fairs -- July 27

Bookstock Literary Festival in Woodstock: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., downtown. Three-day event includes a used book sale, poetry jam, live music, theater, film and workshops with professional writers. Free. Visit www.bookstockvt.org for details.


Norwich Lions Club Fair: Noon-5 p.m., Green, Main Street. Includes pie and meadow muffin contests ^ Costs vary, $20 for ride-all-day bracelets. Free admission. 802-649-9080.


Old Home Days in Enfield: Pancake breakfast and hike, 9-11 a.m. Free admission to Shaker Museum for all Enfield residents, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 447 Route 4A. Conservation hike, 1 p.m. Car show, 2-5 p.m. Lockehaven School re-enactment, 2-4 p.m. Dog walk, 4 p.m. Community sailing, 2-5 p.m., advanced sign up required. ^ Costs vary. 603-359-3336.


Community Meals -- July 27

All You Can Eat Breakfast in Norwich: 8-11 a.m., Upper Valley Community Grange, 344 Main Street. Menu includes pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy, juice and coffee ^ $4-$7, under 5 free. 802-457-1652.


Pancake Breakfast in Norwich: 8-11 a.m., Upper Valley Grange, 344 Main St. All you can eat buffet includes pancakes, French toast, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits, gravy and beverages ^ $4-$7, under 5 free. Sponsored by Friends of the Norwich Library. 802-282-2786.


Farmers Markets -- July 27

Canaan Farmers Market: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., on the common, intersection of routes 4 and 118. Local produce, meats, eggs, crafts and prepared foods. 603-523-9947.


Bradford, Vt., Farmers Market: 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Bradford Academy, 172 N. Main St. 802-222-4495.


Windsor Farmers Market: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., State Street Green. Features music by Caleb Freeberg. Free. 802-359-2551.


Film -- July 27

The Killers in Hanover: 4 p.m., Loew Auditorium, Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. Burt Lancaster is lured to ruin by Ava Gardner in this film based off a Hemingway short story ^ $5 or $8. 603-646-2422.


Chef in Woodstock: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A chef goes from cooking at a prominent restaurant to running a food truck. Rated R ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- July 27

Quechee Flea Market: 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Quechee Gorge Village, Route 4. Antiques, collectibles and crafts. Free admission ^ $20 vendors. 802-291-0200.


Flea Market in Fairlee: 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Fairlee Railroad Station, Main Street, Fairlee Village. Free admission. 802-333-4809.


Meditation -- July 27

Meditation in White River Junction: 10 a.m.-noon, Shambhala Meditation Center, 158 S. Main St. Sitting and walking meditation. Instruction available by chance or by appointment ^ Donation. 802-484-7235.


Ongoing -- July 27

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours Sunday, Monday, Friday and Saturday ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Aidron Duckworth Art Museum in Meriden: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 21 Bean Road. Museum displays work of famous artist and guest artists. Free. 603-469-3444.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 54 Elm St. Trails, gardens and a mansion at Vermont's only national park. Guided tours ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. Reservations available. Walk the grounds for free. 802-457-3368.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory Historic, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and LEED green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Justin Morrill Homestead in Strafford: Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 214 Justin Morrill Highway. Exhibits include a Gothic Revival home, formal gardens, art and walking trail ^ $6. 802-765-4288.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603 543-1400.


Lockehaven 1850s School Museum in Enfield: 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Lockehaven Road and Ibey Road. A one-room school from the mid-19th century. Sponsored by Enfield Historical Society. Free. 603-632-4675.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Outdoors -- July 27

Leader's Choice Paddle on the Connecticut River: Led by Dick Ruben for the Ottauquechee Section of the Green Mountain Club. Call for details. 802-333-3707.


Performances -- July 27

Three Tenors: Popular Arias and Canzone Napolitana in Cornish: 2-4 p.m., Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, Route 12A. Features tenors Peter Gage Furlong, Jeffrey Hartman, and Giovanni Formisano with Elizabeth Blood on piano. Free with admission ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Dance, Theater in Sharon: 6:30 p.m. Star Mountain Amphitheater, 139 Star Mountain Road. Healing, an original, family friendly dance/theater production by Flock Dance Troupe ^ $10-$12, children under 10 free. Rain location is the Flock barn. 802-765-4454.


Inheritance and Locust Walk in Hanover: 7 p.m., Warner Bentley Theater, Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock St. Staged reading of Locust Walk, a drama set in Philadelphia City Hall followed by Inheritance, a drama about the multigenerational effects of immigration and assimilation within one family ^ $3 or $4. 603-646-2422.


Last Summer at Bluefish Cove in Randolph: 7 p.m., Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St. Jane Chambers' classic lesbian drama ^ $12-$20. Part of the Vermont Pride Theater annual Summer Pride Festival. 802-728-6464.


July 28 Monday

Technology Workshop in Lebanon: 1:30-3:30 p.m., Aging Resource Center, 46 Centerra Parkway. Get help with technology questions from Hanover High School students. Free. 603-653-3460.


"U-Make-It Fair" in Norwich: 2-4 p.m., Norwich Public Library, 368 Main St. Activities include making ice cream, building a fire organ pipe and creating sun prints. All ages welcome. Free. 802-649-1184.


Mythbusting in Newport: 3 p.m., Richards Free Library, 58 N. Main St. Experiment to prove or disprove some myths. Free. 603-863-3430.


Children's Events -- July 28

Family Place Play Group in Wilder: 9-10:30 a.m., 52 Olcott Drive. For children from birth to age 5 with caregivers. Free. 802-649-3268.


Infant Play Group in Hanover: 10 a.m.-noon, Howe Library, 13 South St. For children up to age 2 with caregivers. Free. 603-643-4120.


Community Meals -- July 28

Listen Dinners in Canaan and White River Junction: 5 p.m., Mascoma Area Senior Center, 1166 Route 4, Canaan; River Point Plaza, 44 Maple St., White River Junction. Free. 603-398-2780.


Film -- July 28

The Stones Cry Out, Voices of the Palestinian Christians in Newport: 7-8:15 p.m., Library Arts Center, 58 N. Main St. A screening of the documentary will be followed by a question and answer session with director Yasmine Perni. Free. 713-291-3159.


Chef in Woodstock: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A chef goes from cooking at a prominent restaurant to running a food truck. Rated R ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- July 28

Lyme Bargain Barn: 1:30-4:30 p.m., Congregational Church, 1 Dorchester Road. Used clothing, household items, linens and toys. Sponsored by Women's Fellowship Philanthropies. 603-795-2850.


Health -- July 28

Foot Clinic in Newport: 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Senior Center, 76 S. Main St. Foot care by appointment ^ $25. 603-526-4077.


Lectures -- July 28

Author Talk in Sunapee: 7-8 p.m., Abbott Library, 542 Route 11. Dan Szczesny, author of The Adventures of Buffalo and Tough Cookie, and his ward, Janelle, will discuss their attempt to complete New Hampshire's "52 With a View" hiking list. Free. 603-763-5513.


History Lecture in Woodstock: 7 p.m., Historical Society, 26 Elm St. Charlie Wilson presents the third talk in a series on Grant's Overland Campaign, "Cold Harbor." Free. 802-457-1822.


Meditation -- July 28

Meditation and Discussion in Hanover: 5:30-7 p.m., Friends Meeting House, 43 Lebanon St. Sponsored by Valley Insight Meditation ^ Donation. 603-252-9020.


Meditation in Springfield, N.H.: 7-8:30 p.m., Wonderwell Mountain Refuge, 253 Philbrick Hill Road. Meditation led by resident teacher Lama Samten ^ Donation. Potluck dinner, 6 p.m. Free. 603-763-0204.


Ongoing -- July 28

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours Sunday, Monday, Friday and Saturday ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 54 Elm St. Trails, gardens and a mansion at Vermont's only national park. Guided tours ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. Reservations available. Walk the grounds for free. 802-457-3368.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory Historic, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and LEED green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603 543-1400.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Outdoors -- July 28

Ultimate Frisbee in White River Junction: 5:30 p.m.-dark, Watson Park, 1120 Maple St. Pickup games for players 15 and older ^ $2. Sponsored by Hartford Parks and Recreation. 802-295-5036.


Performances -- July 28

Monday Morning Children's Theater in Claremont: 10 a.m., Claremont Opera House, 58 Opera House Square. Performances of original musical adaptations of fairy and folk tales ^ $6. 603-542-0064.


Upper Valley Community Band in Lebanon: 7 p.m., Colburn Park, downtown. Free. 603-448-5121.


Vermont Jazz Ensemble Concert and Dance in South Royalton: 7-9 p.m., town common bandstand. Swing, jazz, Latin and bebop music played by a 17-piece big band. Free. 802-234-6400.


Senior Centers -- July 28

Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Men's group, 8:45 a.m. Computer tutor, 9-11 a.m. Chair exercise, 10:15 a.m. Conversations with lunch, "Folk Fusion," noon, First Baptist Church. Duplicate bridge, 12:45 p.m. 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Mascoma Area Center in Canaan: Bone builders, 8:30 a.m. Blood pressure check, 11:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 and $7. 1166 Route 4. 603-523-4333.


Orange East Center in Bradford, Vt.: Exercise, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $5. 176 Waits River Road. 802-222-4782.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Exercise, 9 a.m. Memoir club, 10:15 a.m. Bingo, 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. Bridge, horseshoes, 1 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, gift shop, 9 a.m. Walking club, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. Bingo, 1 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Bone builders, 9:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. Quilting group, 12:30 p.m. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Greater Randolph Center: Bingo, Wii games, exercise, 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. Contract bridge at Joslyn House, 2:15-4 p.m. 6 Hale St. 802-728-9324.


Black Center in Hanover: Chair tai chi, 11 a.m. ^ $5. Knitting, 1 p.m. R.W. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. 603-643-5531.


July 29 Tuesday

Spanish Conversation in Hanover: 9:30-10:30 a.m., Umpleby's Bakery, 3 South St. The Buena Gente Social Club welcomes all ages and language proficiency levels. Free. 802-649-5151.


Time Travel Tuesdays in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road. Hands-on activities reflect 19th-century farm chores and pastimes, each Tuesday through Aug. 19 ^ $4-$14, under 2 free. Open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 802-457-2355.


Auction Drop Off and Pick Up in Canaan: 6-8 p.m., Canaan Fire Station, 62 Route 118. Drop off auction items for the Canaan Firefighters Association annual auction. Free. 603-523-4850.


Still Life Drawing in Woodstock: 6-8 p.m., ArtisTree Community Arts Center, 1206 Route 12. Monitored class open to all levels of experience ^ $15 at the door. 802-457-3500.


North Country Chordsmen Rehearsal in Hanover: 7-9:30 p.m., Church of Christ at Dartmouth, 40 College St. Men of all ages and singing backgrounds are invited to a choral rehearsal. Free. 603-877-0060.


Poetry Reading in Hanover: 7 p.m., Left Bank Books, 9 S. Main Street. Features prose and poetry by members of the Hanover High School Student Creative Writing Club. Free. 603-643-4479.


Children's Events -- July 29

Play Dates in Wilder: 9:30-10:30 a.m., Dothan Brook School, Route 5. Unstructured play time for children ages 1-5 with caregivers. Free. Sponsored by Hartford Recreation. 802-295-5036.


Where the Wilder Things Are in Wilder: 10-11 a.m., Wilder Club and Library, 78 Norwich Ave. Tales and projects for children of all ages. Free. 802-295-6341.


Early Literacy Story Time in Hartland: 10:30 a.m., Hartland Public Library, 153 Route 5. Science- and math-themed story time for ages birth-5. Free. 802-436-2473.


Story Stop in Hanover: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. Stories and songs followed by open art time for children ages 2-6. Free. 603-643-4120.


Lunchtime Reading Group in Hartland: Noon-1:30 p.m., Hartland Public Library, 153 Route 5. BYO lunch and reading followed by an outdoor science activity. Dress to get wet. For ages 5 and up. Free. 802-436-2473.


Family Place Play Group in Wilder: 1-2:30 p.m., 52 Olcott Drive. For infants up to age 2 with caregivers. Free. 802-649-3268.


Summer Reading Program in Quechee: 4 p.m., Quechee Public Library, 1957 Quechee Main St. Polly Forcier talk about how paints were made and carried. For ages 5-11. Free. 802-295-1232.


Community Meals -- July 29

Listen Dinner in White River Junction: 5 p.m., River Point Plaza, 44 Maple St. Free. 603-398-2780.


Lectures -- July 29

"Jews, Liquor and Hasidism in the Kingdom of Poland" in Hanover: Noon, L01 Carson Hall, Dartmouth College. Talk by Professor Glenn Dynner, of Sarah Lawrence College. Free. 603-646-0475.


Meet-the-Artists Talk in Hanover: Noon, Warner Bentley Theater, Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock St. Bring your lunch and hear talks by the directors and writers of that week's upcoming New York Theatre Workshop presentations. Free. 603-646-3691.


Meditation -- July 29

Mindfulness Practice in Norwich: 9-11:30 a.m., St. Francis of Assisi, 70 Beaver Meadow Road. Meditation in the way of Thich Nhat Hanh. Followed by discussion ^ Donation. 802-436-1136.


Dharma Video and Meditation in White River Junction: Shambhala Center, 158 S. Main St. Open meditation with instruction available, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Summer video series based on the teachings of Chogyam Trungpa ^ $5-$10 donation. 802-484-7235.


Ongoing -- July 29

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours Sunday, Monday, Friday and Saturday ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 54 Elm St. Trails, gardens and a mansion at Vermont's only national park. Guided tours ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. Reservations available. Walk the grounds for free. 802-457-3368.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory Historic, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and LEED green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603 543-1400.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Performances -- July 29

No Strings Marionette Company in South Royalton: Noon, South Royalton Green. Bring a lunch. Free. Part of the Tuesday Brown Bag Series. Rain site is South Royalton School. Free. 802-299-9033.


Music in the Meadow in Grantham: 6-8 p.m., Pavilion at the park recreation field, Shedd Road. Bring a picnic, blanket and chairs. Free. Refreshments available for sale. 603-443-2894.


The Dave Keller Band in Randolph: 6 p.m., Gifford Park, Route 12. Smooth jazz music. Fundraiser for Stagecoach transportation ^ Donation. Part of a summer concert series sponsored by Gifford Medical Center. 802-728-2339.


Easy Bay Jazz in Canaan: 7 p.m., Town gazebo, Route 4. Big band music. Rain location is United Methodist Church. Free. 603-523-4407.


Senior Centers -- July 29

Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Outdoor recreation, 10 a.m. Walk-in painting, 1 p.m. Poker, 2 p.m. Spanish group, 4 p.m. 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Greater Randolph Center: Lift for life, 8:30 a.m. Mahjong, card games, 10 a.m. Cribbage, 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. Tune in to OnCall, 6 p.m. 6 Hale St. 802-728-9324.


Black Center in Hanover: Exercise, 9 a.m. Coffee break, 10 a.m. Line dancing, 10:30 a.m. ^ $35 for 5 classes. Bridge, 1:30 p.m. R.W. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. 603-643-5531.


Orange East Center in Bradford, Vt.: Exercise, 9 a.m. Line dancing, 9:40 a.m. Balance class, 10 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $5. 176 Waits River Road. 802-222-4782.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Exercise, 9 a.m. Double king pede, 10 a.m. Bingo, 10:30 a.m. Spanish table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. Scrabble, 1 p.m. Bone builders, 2:15 p.m. Dinner and a movie night, 5:30 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, gift shop, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7. Bus to West Lebanon, 1 p.m. Line dancing, 1:10 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Nifty Needlers, 9:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Aqua aerobics, 10:15 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. Cribbage, fitness, 1 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


Orford Area Senior Services: Musical entertainment, 11:30 a.m. Raffle, lunch at noon. United Congregational Church, Main Street. 603-353-9107.


Mascoma Area Center in Canaan: Lunch at noon ^ $3 and $7. 1166 Route 4. 603-523-4333.


July 30 Wednesday

Wagon Ride Wednesdays in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road. Explore Vermont's rural heritage with horse-drawn wagon rides from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free with admission each Wednesday through Sept. 24 ^ $4-$14, under 2 free. Open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 802-457-2355.


Technology Workshop in Lebanon: 1:30-3:30 p.m., Aging Resource Center, 46 Centerra Parkway. Get help with technology questions from Hanover High School students. Free. 603-653-3460.


Family Music in Etna: 3-4 p.m., Etna Library, 130 Etna Road. Melinda Ricker will lead a singalong and play along program. Participants may bring their own instruments and song suggestions. For all ages. Free. 603-643-3116.


Pokemon in Lebanon: 3:30-5:30 p.m. Black Moon Games, 2 Mascoma St. Play Pokemon card game. Cards available. For all ages. Free. 603-632-5820.


Stuffed Animal Repair in Windsor: 6-8 p.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. Sue Spear, stuffed animal repair specialist, will fix up stuffed friends. Free. 802-674-2556.


Children's Events -- July 30

Play Group in South Royalton: 9:30-11 a.m., United Church, North Main Street. For children of all ages. Free. 802-685-2264.


Story Time in Quechee: 10 a.m., Quechee Library, 1957 Quechee Main St. Free. 802-295-1232.


Summer Reading Program in South Royalton: 10 a.m., Memorial Library, 23 Alexander Place. Joe Dezan, Radio Shack manager at Welch's True Value, discusses "How it Works." For ages 9-13. Free. 802-763-7094.


Game Day for Kids in Hartland: 10:30 a.m., Hartland Public Library, 153 Route 5. Computer, Wii and board games for ages 10 and up. Free. 802-436-2473.


Preschool Story Time in Windsor: 10:30 a.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. Stories, songs and crafts for children up to age 5 with parent or caregiver. Free. 802-674-2556.


Toddler and Preschool Stories in Newport: 10:30 and 11 a.m., Richards Free Library, 58 N. Main St. For children up to age 3. Free. 603-863-3430.


Trashcan Band in Hanover: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Richmond Middle School, 63 Lyme Road. Learn to make music using everyday objects. For ages 3 and up. Free. 603-640-3254.


Word Play in Norwich: 10:30-11 a.m., Norwich Public Library, 368 Main St. Songs and stories for children from infancy to age 3 with caregivers. Free. 802-649-1184.


Stories in the Park in Lebanon: Noon-12:45 p.m., Colburn Park, downtown. BYO lunch and listen to stories read aloud by a new guest speaker each week. Free. Sponsored by Lebanon Recreation. 603-448-5121.


Role-Playing Games for Teens in Windsor: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. Fantasy tabletop game instruction. Free. 802-674-2556.


Summer Reading Program in Sunapee: 6-7 p.m., Abbott Library, 9 Lower Main St. Science program topic is "Mini Beasts and Micro Mysteries." Open to all ages. Free. 603-763-5513.


Fizz Boom Read Movie Series in Post Mills: 6:30 p.m., Peabody Library, 7922 Route 113. All movies rated G or PG. Includes popcorn. Free. 802-785-4031.


Community Meals -- July 30

Listen Dinner in White River Junction: 5 p.m., River Point Plaza, 44 Maple St. Free. 603-398-2780.


Dances -- July 30

Waltzing in Thetford Center: 7-9 p.m., Rice Mills Community Center, Route 132 and Tucker Hill Road. Practice and informal instruction in social and cross step waltz. All ages welcome. Bring water and clean soft-soled shoes ^ $5. 802-333-3834.


Farmers Markets -- July 30

Hanover Farmers Market: 3-6 p.m., on the Green, free parking on Wheelock and College streets. Market includes live music and children's crafts. 802-299-9707.


Market on the Green in Woodstock: 3-6 p.m., downtown. 802-457-3555.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- July 30

Lyme Bargain Barn: 1:30-4:30 p.m., Congregational Church, 1 Dorchester Road. Used clothing, household items, linens and toys. Sponsored by Women's Fellowship Philanthropies. 603-795-2850.


Health -- July 30

Blood Drive in Lebanon: Noon-5 p.m., Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital, 10 Alice Peck Day Drive. 800-733-2767.


Lectures -- July 30

Middle East Lecture in Hanover: 9 a.m.-noon, Spaulding Auditorium at Hopkins Center, 2 E. Wheelock St. Michele Flournoy, former U.S. under secretary of defense for policy, discusses "Nuclear Proliferation: Causes, Consequences and Courses of Action" and Ronald Kiener, a Trinity professor, discusses "America's Middle East Centurey: How Did We Do?" ^ $25. 603-646-0154.


Meditation -- July 30

Mindfullness in the Mueseum in Hanover: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Hood Museum of Art, 6 E. Wheelock St. A collaboration with the Shambala Center to experience being mindful and present to experience the full richness of the galleries. Free. 802-484-7235.


Ongoing -- July 30

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours Sunday, Monday, Friday and Saturday ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 54 Elm St. Trails, gardens and a mansion at Vermont's only national park. Guided tours ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. Reservations available. Walk the grounds for free. 802-457-3368.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory Historic, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and LEED green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Justin Morrill Homestead in Strafford: Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 214 Justin Morrill Highway. Exhibits include a Gothic Revival home, formal gardens, art and walking trail ^ $6. 802-765-4288.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603 543-1400.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Outdoors -- July 30

Ultimate Frisbee in White River Junction: 5:30 p.m.-dark, Watson Park, 1120 Maple St. Pickup games for players 15 and older ^ $2. Sponsored by Hartford Parks and Recreation. 802-295-5036.


Senior Centers -- July 30

Orange East Center in Bradford, Vt.: Tai chi, 8-9 a.m. ^ Donation. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $5. 176 Waits River Road. 802-222-4782.


Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Duplicate bridge, 9:15 a.m. Hand and foot card game, 1 p.m. Tai chi at Presbyterian Church, 2:30 p.m. 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Greater Randolph Center: Lift for life, 8:30 a.m. Cards, 10 a.m. Crafts, 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. Classical music concert, 1 p.m. 6 Hale St. 802-728-9324.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Breakfast, 8:30-10 a.m. Computer boot camp, 10 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. Bingo, 1 p.m. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Poetry, 10 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Chair massage, 10 a.m.-noon. Handwork circle, bingo, 10:30 a.m. Community care coordinator, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. French table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Mascoma Area Center in Canaan: Lunch at noon ^ $3 and $7. 1166 Route 4. Bingo, birthday celebration, 12:30 p.m. 603-523-4333.


July 31 Thursday

Junior Ranger Program in Woodstock: 2:30-4, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, 54 Elm St. Children age 6-12 join a park ranger for a hands-on program. Registration suggested. Free. 802-457-3368.


Tie-Dye in Newport: 3:30 p.m., Richards Free Library, 58 N. Main St. Bring something cotton to tie-dye. Free. 603-863-3430.


Bingo in Claremont: Doors open at 4:30 p.m., games start at 6:30 p.m., Senior Center, 5 Acer Heights Road. Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Croydon Volunteer Fire Department. Food and drinks available. Free. Age 18 and over. 603-863-4732.


Auction Drop Off and Pick Up in Canaan: 6-8 p.m., Canaan Fire Station, 62 Route 118. Drop off auction items for the Canaan Firefighters Association annual auction. Free. 603-523-4850.


Cribbage in Norwich: 6:30 p.m., American Legion, 228 Beaver Meadow Road ^ $5 per person. No partner required. 802-299-0395.


Children's Events -- July 31

Story Hour in Hartford: 10-11 a.m., Hartford Library, 1587 Maple St. For children with caregivers each Thursday. Free. 802-296-2568.


Story Stop in Hanover: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. Stories and songs followed by open art time for children ages 2-6. Free. 603-643-4120.


Summer Performances for Kids in Newport: 10:30 a.m., Richards Free Library, 58 N. Main St. Performances take place on side lawn. Free. 603-863-3430.


Thursdays in the Park in Lebanon: Noon, Colburn Park, downtown. Children's theater with Little Red Wagon from the University of New Hampshire. BYO lunch. Free. 603-448-5121.


Legos at the Library in Hanover: 1:30-3 p.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. Drop-in program for children age 4 and older. Free. 603-643-4120.


Community Meals -- July 31

Listen Community Dinner in White River Junction: 5 p.m., River Point Plaza, 44 Maple St. Free. 603-398-2780.


Hand in Hand Dinner in Woodstock: 5-7 p.m., North Universalist Chapel Society, 7 Church St. A weekly meal for people interested in sustainable local growth ^ Donation. 802-299-1777.


Farmers Markets -- July 31

Claremont Farmers and Arts Market: 4-7 p.m., Broad Street Park, downtown. Local produce, meats, prepared foods, arts and crafts. Free. 802-738-0022.


Lebanon Farmers Market: 4-7 p.m., Colburn Park, downtown. Free. 603-448-5121.


Health -- July 31

Healing Center in Hartford: 7-9 p.m., Healing Rooms and Wellness Center of Central Vermont, 1615 Maple St. Clinic for healing, wellness, prayer and meditation. Free. 802-295-5654.


Lectures -- July 31

Fracking Talk in South Royalton: Noon-1 p.m., Vermont Law School, 164 Chelsea St. Kevin Begos, the Associated Press, discusses "Fracking, Case Law and Marcellus Shale Communities." Free. 802-831-1371.


Jewish History Lecture in Hanover: Noon, L01 Carson Hall, Dartmouth College. Professor Michael McGillen discusses "Beneath the Surface of the Scar: Erich Auberbach on Hebraic Style and German-Jewish History." Free. 603-646-0475.


Author Readings in Canaan: 7:30 p.m., Meetinghouse, Canaan Street. Abigail Carroll will read from her book Three Squares: The Invention of the American Meal and Pulitizer Prize-winning author Paul Harding will read from his novel Enon. Free. 603-523-9650.


Meditation -- July 31

Insight Meditation in Lebanon: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 14 Green St., in the barn behind the house. Meditation followed by discussion. Instruction available ^ Donation. 603-675-2819.


Meditation in White River Junction: Noon-1 p.m., Shambhala Center, 158 S. Main St. Open meditation with instruction available. Free. 802-484-7235.


Ongoing -- July 31

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours Sunday, Monday, Friday and Saturday ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 54 Elm St. Trails, gardens and a mansion at Vermont's only national park. Guided tours ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. Reservations available. Walk the grounds for free. 802-457-3368.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory Historic, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and LEED green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Justin Morrill Homestead in Strafford: Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 214 Justin Morrill Highway. Exhibits include a Gothic Revival home, formal gardens, art and walking trail ^ $6. 802-765-4288.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603 543-1400.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Performances -- July 31

The Michele Fay Band in Woodstock: Noon, Village Green. An acoustic quartet that plays original and roots music. Part of Pentangle Arts Council brown bag concert series ^ Donations. 802-457-3981.


Jesse Terry in Quechee: 6:30 p.m., 70 Village Green. An evening of folk and rock music. Sponsored by Hartford Recreation. Free. 802-295-5036.


Cantabile Women's Chorus Summer Sing in Hanover: 7 p.m., Black Senior Center, 48 Lebanon St. Includes refreshments. Reservations suggested. Free. 603-276-0601.


Front Porch Concert Series in Lebanon: 7 p.m., Colburn Park, downtown. Program features dueling pianos. Free. 603-448-5121.


Town Band in South Royalton: 7:30 p.m., town green, Chelsea Street. Music includes marches, jazz, Dixieland and waltzes. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Rain location is elementary school on South Windsor Street. Free. 802-234-6400.


Community Band in Claremont: 8-9 p.m., Broad Street Park. Claremont American Band plays marches and popular tunes from days gone by. Rain cancels the show. Free. 603-863-2826.


Senior Centers -- July 31

Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Bike group, call for times. Contract bridge, 9:30 a.m. 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Greater Randolph Center: Lift for life, 8:30 a.m. Wii games, cards, 9 a.m. Knit wits, 10 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. 6 Hale St. 802-728-9324.


Mascoma Area Center in Canaan: Bone builders, 8:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 and $7. 1166 Route 4. 603-523-4333.


Black Center in Hanover: Exercise, 9 a.m. Coffee break, 10 a.m. Bridge, 1:30 p.m. R.W. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. 603-643-5531.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Quilting, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. Zumba, 1:15 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


Orange East Center in Bradford, Vt.: Exercise, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $5. 176 Waits River Road. 802-222-4782.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Quilting, chair exercise, 9 a.m. Walking club, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. Bingo for baubles, bus to West Lebanon, 1 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


August 1 Friday

Food Ways Fridays at Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 69 Old River Road. Use heirloom herbs and vegetables in historic recipes. Free with admission each Friday through Oct. 17 ^ $4-$14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Gallery Night in New London: 5-7 p.m. Exhibits and receptions for various artists at several locations in New London. Free. Sponsored by Center for the Arts. 603-526-4444.


Vacation Bible School in East Thetford: 5-8 p.m., Baptist Church, 97 Church St. Bible studies for children in preschool to grade 6 include games, singing and crafts. Free. 585-698-5979.


Art Reception in White River Junction: 6-8 p.m., Two Rivers Printmaking Studio, 85 N. Main St., Suite 160. Exhibit is "Theme and Variation: Prints by Carol Lippman." Exhibit continues through Aug. 30. Free. 802-295-5901.


Astronomical Observing in Hanover: 9:30-11 p.m., Shattuck Observatory, Observatory Road, off Wheelock Street. View the moon, planets and stars through the Dartmouth College telescope, weather permitting. Call to confirm. Free. 603-646-9100.


Bazaars/Fairs -- August 1

Canaan Old Home Days: Lobster and chicken barbecue, 5-7 p.m. Classic car cruise, 6-8 p.m. Firemen's auction, 6 p.m., fire station on Route 118. Other events take place around the town common, Route 4. 603-523-7712.


Children's Events -- August 1

Lunch at the Library in Norwich: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Norwich Public Library, 368 Main St. Stories and songs for children age 3 and older with caregivers. BYO lunch and make a craft. Free. 802-649-1184.


Summer Reading Program Finale in Newport: 2 p.m., Richards Free Library, 58 N. Main St. Includes raffle items and ice cream. Free. 603-863-3430.


Story Time in Newport: 4 p.m., The Common. Takes place during Newport Farmers Market. Free. 603-863-3430.


Story Time in Thetford: 4 p.m., Thetford Hill green. Stories for children during Thetford Farmers Market. Free. 802-785-4031.


Community Meals -- August 1

Listen Community Dinner in White River Junction: 5 p.m., River Point Plaza, 44 Maple St. Free. 603-398-2780.


Community Dinner in Hanover: 5-6 p.m., Our Savior Lutheran Church, 5 Summer St. Served by Dartmouth Students Fighting Hunger. Free. 603-643-3703.


Farmers Markets -- August 1

Chelsea Farmers Market: 3-6 p.m., North Common, Route 110. Free admission. 802-685-9987.


Film -- August 1

Finding Vivian Maier in Hanover: 7 p.m., Loew Auditorium, Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. A documentary about a brillant photographer who hid in plain sight for decades ^ $5 or $8. 603-646-2422.


Judy Garland Film Series in Hartland: 7 p.m., Hartland Library, 153 Route 5. Free. Call for title. 802-436-2473.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- August 1

Lyme Bargain Barn: 1:30-4:30 p.m., Congregational Church, 1 Dorchester Road. Used clothing, household items, linens and toys. Sponsored by Women's Fellowship Philanthropies. 603-795-2850.


Ongoing -- August 1

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours Sunday, Monday, Friday and Saturday ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 54 Elm St. Trails, gardens and a mansion at Vermont's only national park. Guided tours ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. Reservations available. Walk the grounds for free. 802-457-3368.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory Historic, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and LEED green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Justin Morrill Homestead in Strafford: Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 214 Justin Morrill Highway. Exhibits include a Gothic Revival home, formal gardens, art and walking trail ^ $6. 802-765-4288.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603 543-1400.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Performances -- August 1

Quechee Grand Finale Music Festival in Quechee: 7-9 p.m., Quechee Club, 3268 Quechee Main St. Features Quechee's Got Talent performers along with other acts during the final event of the Quechee Summer Music Festival. Includes fireworks ^ $10 or $30, under 12 free. Proceeds benefit WISE. 802-295-9356.


Firehouse 6 Dixieland Band in Charlestown: 6:30-8 p.m., Senior Center, 223 Old Springfield Road. Concert held rain or shine. Refreshments available. Free. 603-826-5987.


Juke Joynt in White River Junction: 6:30 p.m., Lyman Point Park, 167 Maple St. An evening of country rock music. Sponsored by Hartford Recreation. Free. 802-295-5036.


Dartmouth Gospel Choir and Dartmouth Idols in Quechee: 7-9:30 p.m., Quechee Club, 3268 Quechee Main St. Performance features variety of musical genres and "Got Talent" finalists ^ $10-$30. Proceeds benefit WISE. 802-299-2102.


Senior Centers -- August 1

Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Women's group, 9 a.m. Chair exercise, 10:15 a.m. Blood pressure and glucose screenings, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Foot care by appointment, 12:30-3:30 p.m., ^ $25. Dementia caregiver support group, 1 p.m. 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, gift shop, 9 a.m. Community nurse, 10 a.m.-noon. Suite notes, 10 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. Game day, 1 p.m. Zumba, 3:15 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Tai chi, 9:30 and 10:40 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. Book club, 12:45 p.m. Shopping, bingo, 1 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Bone builders, 9:30 a.m. Mahjongg, 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


August 2 Saturday

Antique Engine Show in Quechee: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Quechee Gorge Village, Route 4. Features display of working antique engines, tractors, hay press and other equipment. Free. 802-485-8224.


Vacation Bible School in East Thetford: 9 a.m.-noon, Baptist Church, 97 Church St. Bible studies for children in preschool to grade 6 include games, singing and crafts. Free. 585-698-5979.


Italian Conversation Club in Enfield: 10 a.m., Mickey's Roadside Cafe, 330 Route 4. Conversation and cultural enrichment for all ability levels. Free. 603-632-5026.


Tai Chi in Woodstock: 10-11 a.m., Norman Williams Library, 10 The Green. Exercise instruction takes place on the library's front lawn; rain location, library mezzanine. Free. 802-457-2877.


Incredible Insect Festival in Cornish: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Vermont Institute of Natural Science, 6565 Woodstock Road. Demonstrations, lectures and hands-on activities conducted by insect specialists ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Artist Reception in Meriden: 3-6 p.m., Aidron Duckworth Museum, 21 Bean Road. Opening reception for guest artist Sayonara Aya Itagaki and "Self Portraits," which features work by Duckworth. Itagaki's work will be on display until Sept. 14. Free. 603-469-3444.


Bazaars/Fairs -- August 2

Canaan Old Home Days: Horseshoe tournament, 8:30 a.m. Parade and concerts, 9:30 a.m. Craft fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Soapbox derby, belt sander race, lawn mower races, noon. Events take place around the town common, Route 4. 603-523-7712.


League of New Hampshire Craftsmen's Fair in Newbury, N.H.: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mount Sunapee Resort, 1389 Route 103 ^ $8 or $10, under 12 free. Discounted admission after 4 p.m. 603-224-3375.


Community Meals -- August 2

Chicken Barbecue in West Fairlee: 4-7 p.m., West Fairlee Fire Department, Main Street. Includes 1/2 chicken, roll, potatoe salad, coleslaw, tossed salad and beverage ^ $7-$11. 802-380-1026.


Pot Roast Dinner in Cornish: 5-7 p.m., United Church, Center Road. All-you-can-eat ^ $5 or $10, preschoolers free. 603-542-8546.


Farmers Markets -- August 2

Cornish Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., on the green, Route 120, Cornish Flat. Free admission. 802-295-4045.


Norwich Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Route 5 South. Produce, meats, prepared foods and crafts from more than 50 vendors. 802-384-7447.


Mount Tom Farmers Market in Woodstock: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Route 12 North. Produce, baked goods, meats and crafts. 802-763-7100.


Enfield Farmers Market: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Huse Park, 308 Route 4. Produce, baked goods, eggs, meat, crafts and prepared foods. 603-632-5026.


Film -- August 2

The Fault in Our Stars in Hanover: 5 and 8 p.m., Loew Auditorium, Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. A screen adaption on the young adult novel by John Green ^ $5 or $8. 603-646-2422.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- August 2

Quechee Flea Market: 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Quechee Gorge Village, Route 4. Antiques, collectibles and crafts. Free admission ^ $20 vendors. 802-291-0200.


Flea Market in Fairlee: 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Fairlee Railroad Station, Main Street, Fairlee Village. Free admission. 802-333-4809.


Lyme Bargain Barn: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Congregational Church, 1 Dorchester Road. Used clothing, household items, linens and toys. Sponsored by Women's Fellowship Philanthropies. 603-795-2850.


Ongoing -- August 2

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours Sunday, Monday, Friday and Saturday ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory Historic, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and LEED green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Justin Morrill Homestead in Strafford: Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 214 Justin Morrill Highway. Exhibits include a Gothic Revival home, formal gardens, art and walking trail ^ $6. 802-765-4288.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603 543-1400.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Performances -- August 2

Lyra Summer Music Concert in Randolph: 1 p.m., Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St. Lyra students perform in conclusion of their three-week workshop ^ Donation. 802-728-6464.


Toast in Hanover: 5 p.m., Warner Bentley Theater, Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock St. A work-in-progress presentation by the New York Theatre Workshop of the play by Tony-winner Lemon Andersen about inmates in the 1971 Attica Prison Riots ^ $9 or $13. 603-646-2422.


My Fair Lady in Lebanon: 7:30 p.m., Lebanon Opera House, 51 N. Park St. A musical about a flower girl in London ^ $32-$88. 603-448-0400.


Dot in Hanover: 8 p.m., Warner Bentley Theater, Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock St. A work-in-progress presentation by the New York Theatre Workshop of a play about a woman suffering from the early stages of dementia ^ $9 or $13. 603-646-2422.


August 3 Sunday

Antique Tractor Day in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road. View restored tractors from the 1930s to the 1960s. Tractor parade at 1 p.m. Free with admission ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. 802-457-2355.


Vacation Bible School in East Thetford: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Baptist Church, 97 Church St. Bible studies for children in preschool to grade 6 include games, singing and crafts. Free. 585-698-5979.


Bingo in Claremont: Noon, Moose Lodge, 209 Broad Street. Prizes include restaurant gift certificates, jewelry and a complete auto detailing. Doors open at 11 a.m. ^ $5 for 20 games; $3 grand prize. Benefits Sullivan County Humane Society. 603-477-1189.


Bazaars/Fairs -- August 3

Canaan Old Home Days: Road race, 8 a.m. Craft fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Children's tractor pull, 11 a.m. Cow Flop Drop contest, wildlife encounters, 1 p.m. Mr. Phil magic show, 2:30 p.m. Ventriloquist show, 3:30 p.m. Events take place around the town common, Route 4. 603-523-7712.


League of New Hampshire Craftsmen's Fair in Newbury, N.H.: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mount Sunapee Resort, 1389 Route 103 ^ $8 or $10, under 12 free. Discounted admission after 4 p.m. 603-224-3375.


Community Meals -- August 3

Valley Singles Club in Ascutney: 5-7:30 p.m., Cowdrey Road. Meet new friends at a potluck cookout dinner for adults age 50 and older. Bring a dish to share and a beverage. Free. 603-826-5877 or 802-299-0491.


Farmers Markets -- August 3

Canaan Farmers Market: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., on the common, intersection of routes 4 and 118. Local produce, meats, eggs, crafts and prepared foods. 603-523-9947.


Bradford, Vt., Farmers Market: 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Bradford Academy, 172 N. Main St. 802-222-4495.


Film -- August 3

Raw Deal in Hanover: 4 p.m., Loew Auditorium, Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. A thriller from 1948 that focuses on revenge ^ $5 or $8. 603-646-2422.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- August 3

Quechee Flea Market: 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Quechee Gorge Village, Route 4. Antiques, collectibles and crafts. Free admission ^ $20 vendors. 802-291-0200.


Flea Market in Fairlee: 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Fairlee Railroad Station, Main Street, Fairlee Village. Free admission. 802-333-4809.


Lectures -- August 3

History Lecture in Strafford 2-4 p.m., Town House, the Common. Donal R. Kennon, chief historian from the Historical Society of the U.S. Capitol, discusses "Pillars of the People: National Statuary Hall and the Virtues of the 50 States" ^ Donation. 802-765-4288.


Meditation -- August 3

Meditation in White River Junction: 10 a.m.-noon, Shambhala Meditation Center, 158 S. Main St. Sitting and walking meditation. Instruction available by chance or by appointment ^ Donation. 802-484-7235.


Ongoing -- August 3

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours Sunday, Monday, Friday and Saturday ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 54 Elm St. Trails, gardens and a mansion at Vermont's only national park. Guided tours ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. Reservations available. Walk the grounds for free. 802-457-3368.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory Historic, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and LEED green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Justin Morrill Homestead in Strafford: Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 214 Justin Morrill Highway. Exhibits include a Gothic Revival home, formal gardens, art and walking trail ^ $6. 802-765-4288.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603 543-1400.


Lockehaven 1850s School Museum in Enfield: 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Lockehaven Road and Ibey Road. A one-room school from the mid-19th century. Sponsored by Enfield Historical Society. Free. 603-632-4675.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Outdoors -- August 3

Conservation Through the Artist's Eye Tour in Woodstock: 2-3:30 p.m., Carriage Barn Visitor Center, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, 54 Elm St. A tour of work by Hudson River School artists ^ $4-$8. Reservations suggested. 802-457-3368.


Performances -- August 3

Hevreh Ensemble in Cornish: 2-4 p.m., Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, Route 12A. Feautures multiple winds, percussion and piano music in "Between Worlds, Native American Inspiration." Free with admission ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


August 4 Monday

Technology Workshop in Lebanon: 1:30-3:30 p.m., Aging Resource Center, 46 Centerra Parkway. Get help with technology questions from Hanover High School students. Free. 603-653-3460.


Bazaars/Fairs -- August 4

League of New Hampshire Craftsmen's Fair in Newbury, N.H.: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mount Sunapee Resort, 1389 Route 103 ^ $8 or $10, under 12 free. Discounted admission after 4 p.m. 603-224-3375.


Children's Events -- August 4

Family Place Play Group in Wilder: 9-10:30 a.m., 52 Olcott Drive. For children from birth to age 5 with caregivers. Free. 802-649-3268.


Summer Reading Program in Sunapee: 6-7 p.m., Methodist Church, 9 Lower Main St. Science program topic is "All About Bats." Open to all ages. Free. 603-763-5513.


Tinkering Night in West Lebanon: 6-8 p.m., Kilton Library, 80 Main St. The program for middle schoolers features LED creations and conductive play dough. Free. 603-448-2459.


Community Meals -- August 4

Listen Dinners in Canaan and White River Junction: 5 p.m., Mascoma Area Senior Center, 1166 Route 4, Canaan; River Point Plaza, 44 Maple St., White River Junction. Free. 603-398-2780.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- August 4

Lyme Bargain Barn: 1:30-4:30 p.m., Congregational Church, 1 Dorchester Road. Used clothing, household items, linens and toys. Sponsored by Women's Fellowship Philanthropies. 603-795-2850.


Meditation -- August 4

Meditation and Discussion in Hanover: 5:30-7 p.m., Friends Meeting House, 43 Lebanon St. Sponsored by Valley Insight Meditation ^ Donation. 603-252-9020.


Meditation in Springfield, N.H.: 7-8:30 p.m., Wonderwell Mountain Refuge, 253 Philbrick Hill Road. Meditation led by resident teacher Lama Samten ^ Donation. Potluck dinner, 6 p.m. Free. 603-763-0204.


Ongoing -- August 4

American Precision Museum in Windsor: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 196 Main St. Collection of historically significant machine tools ^ $5-$8, family $20. Free on Sunday. 802-674-5781.


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Current exhibit is "Bradford's Artists and Artisans: Past and Present." Free. 802-222-4423.


Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Route 12A. Sculpture, gardens and tours of Aspet House on a 25-acre park ^ $5, under 16 free. 603-675-2175.


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Guided tours Sunday, Monday, Friday and Saturday ^ $8 or $12, under 10 free. 603-632-4346.


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Dana House Museum in Woodstock: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 19, 26 Elm St. Antique furniture and toys, fine art, textiles, silver and photographs ^ Donation. 802-457-1822.


Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 54 Elm St. Trails, gardens and a mansion at Vermont's only national park. Guided tours ^ $4 or $8, under 15 free. Reservations available. Walk the grounds for free. 802-457-3368.


AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon: 11 Bank St. Art exhibitions on display 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday. Carter Factory Historic, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday and LEED green building tours by appointment. Free. 603-448-3117.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tours and exhibits including Coach "B's" (Phil Bouthillier's) History of Hartford Hockey and the Abenaki tribes. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-7 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. Free. 802-763-7742.


Claremont History Museum: 1-4 p.m., Saturdays; 5-7:30 p.m. first Fridays, 26 Mulberry St. Exhibit theme is "Glimpses of 250 Years in Claremont History" ^ $1. 603 543-1400.


Lyme Center Academy Museum: 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays, 183 Dorchester Road. Historic school displays artifacts of Lyme history. Also open by appointment. Free. Sponsored by Lyme Historians. 603-795-2508.


Grafton Historical Society Museum: 2-4 p.m., Sundays, 11 Library Road. Exhibits include Boston Post Cane, American Legion and tramp house. Free. 603-523-7084.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road. Current exhibit is "A T. Rex Named Sue" ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Webster Cottage Museum in Hanover: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 32 N. Main St. Explore the furnishings of early New England and the life of Daniel Webster. Free. 603-643-6529.


Nativity Exhibits in Enfield: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Nov. 4, La Salette Shrine, 410 Route 4A. Hundreds of exhibits from more than 50 countries. Free. 603-632-7087.


Newport Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 1837 Nettleton House, 20 Central St. Changing displays of historical items, photographs and documents. Free. 603-863-1294.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, 277 Main St. Current exhibit is "Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich." Free. 802-649-0124.


Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 6565 Woodstock Road. Trails, exhibits, live bird programs and animal feeding times ^ $11-$13, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Outdoors -- August 4

Ultimate Frisbee in White River Junction: 5:30 p.m.-dark, Watson Park, 1120 Maple St. Pickup games for players 15 and older ^ $2. Sponsored by Hartford Parks and Recreation. 802-295-5036.


Performances -- August 4

Monday Morning Children's Theater in Claremont: 10 a.m., Claremont Opera House, 58 Opera House Square. Performances of original musical adaptations of fairy and folk tales ^ $6. 603-542-0064.


Senior Centers -- August 4

Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Men's group, 8:45 a.m. Chair exercise, 10:15 a.m. Duplicate bridge, 12:45 p.m. French group, 4 p.m. 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Bone builders, 9:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. Bingo, shopping, 1 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: 5 p.m., center opens. Adair Mulligan discusses "The Secrets of Cellar Holes." Event includes hors d'oeuvres and beverages. Free. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.