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May 4 Monday

Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Lunch social, noon. Arts and crafts, 1 p.m. Employment skills, 2 p.m. Games with Dartmouth College students, 3 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Spanish Conversation in Windsor: 3 p.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. Taught by Paula Dart. Call ahead. Free. 802-674-5812.


Mystery Monday Club in Quechee: 4 p.m., Quechee Public Library, 1957 Quechee Main St. Discuss works by Arnaldur Idridason. Free. 802-295-1232.


Genealogy Group in Windsor: 7 p.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. Work with genealogist Pamm Trask to discover roots. Free. 802-674-2556.


Children's Events -- May 4

Stories and Activities in Lebanon: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Lebanon Public Library, 9 E. Park St. For children of all ages with caregivers. Free. 603-448-2459.


Toddler Story Time in Hanover: 10:30-11 a.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. For children ages 2-3 with caregivers. Free. 603-643-4120.


Bingo for Books in Newport: 3:15 p.m., Richards Free Library, 58 N. Main St. Free. 603-863-3430.


Community Meals -- May 4

Soup Kitchen Meal in Claremont: 4-5:30 p.m., 53 Central St. Free. 603-543-3290.


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 -- May 4

The Longest Ride in Woodstock: 7:30 p.m., Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A young couple on conflicting paths fall in love and find inspiration from an elderly man and his love for his wife ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


Health -- May 4

Health Clinic in Lebanon: 10 a.m.-noon, Upper Valley Senior Center, 10 Campbell St. Blood pressure, glucose screenings and nurse consultations. Free. 603-526-4077.


Lectures -- May 4

"President Lincoln: The Man Behind the Mask" in Woodstock: 5 p.m., Norman Williams Public Library, 10 The Green. Milda Waterfall, who helped create an ebook about the Lincoln Life Masks for the Smithsonian, discusses the project. Free. 802-457-2295.


Meditation -- May 4

Meditation and Discussion in Hanover: 5:30-7 p.m., Friends Meeting House, 43 Lebanon St. Sponsored by Valley Insight Meditation Society ^ Donation. 802-649-7085.


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 -- May 4

Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historical interpreter ^ $3-$12, under 5 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 by Duckworth and guest artists. Free. 603-469-3444.


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


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: Fridays 10 a.m.-noon, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Includes display of photographs and artifacts for the town's 250th celebration. Free. 802-222-4423.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tour and exhibits, including one on the Abenaki tribe. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-5 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. New: showings of Meet the Mormons. Free. 802-763-7742.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. "The Light Around Us: Color, Reflections and Invisible Energy," on display until May 10. 802-649-2200.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 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 ^ $11.50-$13.50, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Senior Centers -- May 4

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. and 2-4 p.m. Chair exercise, 10:15 a.m. Duplicate bridge, 12:45 p.m. French group, 4:15 p.m. 7 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.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Heart warmers, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $5. Bingo, shopping, 1 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. Bingo, 6 p.m. 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. Advisory meeting, advance directives, bridge, Medicare assistance, 1 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, gift shop, ways and means, 9 a.m. Walking club, 9:30 a.m. Blood pressure clinic, 10 a.m.-noon. Sharing with Eunie, 10:30 a.m. Crochet club, 11 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. Sign language class, 12:45 p.m. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Bone Builders for Seniors in Hartland: 9:45 a.m., Damon Hall, 1 Quechee Road. Sponsored by Green Mountain Retired Senior Volunteer Program. Free. 802-436-2336.


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


Black Center in Hanover: Chair exercise, 11:15 a.m. Knitting, 1 p.m. Advisory committee, 2 p.m. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. 603-643-5531.


Line Dancing in Hartland: 1-3 p.m., Damon Hall, 1 Quechee Road. Bring dancing shoes for classes taught by Jamie Orr ^ $20 for four weeks, refreshments free. 802-436-2336.


May 5 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.


Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Lunch social, noon. Music, 1 p.m. Global Campus' Yahtzee club, 2 p.m. Sparks of the round table, 3 p.m. Computer class, 4 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Book Discussion in Newport: Noon, Richards Free Library, 58 N. Main St. Bring a bag lunch and join a discussion of The Bird Sisters by Rebecca Rasmussen. Books available at library. Free. 603-863-3430.


Bingo in Enfield: 6:30 p.m., Enfield Community Center, 308 Route 4. Sponsored by the Enfield Firefighters Association ^ $20 for 12 cards; $25 for 18-36 cards for all-night play. Refreshments available. 603-632-5438.


Children's Events -- May 5

Brilliant Babies Developmental Playgroup in Lyme: 10-11 a.m., Converse Free Library, 38 Union St. Learn how to create opportunities for growth through play for children up to a year old. Free. 603-795-4622.


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.


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: 10:30-11 a.m., Hartland Library, 153 Route 5. Stories and crafts for children up to age 5 with caregivers. Free. 802-738-2473.


Mother Goose Time in West Lebanon: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Kilton Library, 80 Main St. Toys, rhymes and music for children up to age 2 with caregivers. Free. 603-448-2459.


Preschool Stories and Activities in Lebanon: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Lebanon Library, 9 E. Park St. For children ages 3-6 with caregivers. Free. 603-448-2459.


Community Meals -- May 5

Soup Kitchen Meal in Claremont: 4-5:30 p.m., 53 Central St. Free. 603-543-3290.


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


Dances -- May 5

Line Dance Lessons in White River Junction: 6-7:30 p.m., VFW Post 2571, 97 S. Main St. All levels welcome. No experience necessary ^ $6. 603-448-1497.


Film -- May 5

Tea Theater in Quechee: 3 p.m., Quechee Public Library, 1957 Quechee Main St. Film, refreshments and conversation. Free. 802-295-1232.


Health -- May 5

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.


Lectures -- May 5

Technology Talk in Hanover: Noon-1 p.m., Tuck School of Business, 100 Tuck Hall. Tony Salvador, director of a research lab at Intel, discusses the hyperconnected world and what impact the digital scene has on inequality. Free. 603-646-1756.


Hanover Garden Club in Hanover: 1-2:30 p.m., Mayer Room, Howe Library, 13 South St. Roberts Flowers owner Michael Reed discusses "Art in Bloom." Free. 603-353-4318.


"Transforming India: Development and Diplomacy" in Hanover: 4:30-6 p.m., Room 41 Haldeman Hall, North Main Street. India's permanent representative to the United Nations, Asoke Kumar Mukerji, gives talk. Free. 603-646-9753.


Meditation -- May 5

Enlightened Leadership Workshop in White River Junction: 5:30-8 p.m. Shambhala Center, 158 S. Main St. Includes sitting meditation, contemplation, readings, video and discussion ^ $85 for six-class series, or pay per class. 802-484-7235.


Meditation and Discussion in Hanover: 5:30-7 p.m., St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 9 W. Wheelock St. Sponsored by Valley Insight Meditation Society ^ Donation. 802-649-7085.


Meditation in White River Junction: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Shambhala Center, 158 S. Main St. Open meditation with instruction available ^ Donation. 802-484-7235.


Ongoing -- May 5

Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historical interpreter ^ $3-$12, under 5 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 by Duckworth and guest artists. Free. 603-469-3444.


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


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tour and exhibits, including one on the Abenaki tribe. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-5 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. New: showings of Meet the Mormons. Free. 802-763-7742.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. "The Light Around Us: Color, Reflections and Invisible Energy," on display until May 10. 802-649-2200.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 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 ^ $11.50-$13.50, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Outdoors -- May 5

Road Walk in White River Junction: An easy 3-mile walk on River Road. Led by Inge Brown for Ottauquechee Section of the Green Mountain Club. Call for details. 802-280-8017.


Performances -- May 5

Flux Quartet in Hanover: 7 p.m., Spaulding Auditorium at Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock St. American string quartet plays new work by Dartmouth College graduate Ryan McWilliams. Free. 603-646-2422.


Dartmouth College Wind Ensemble in Hanover: 8 p.m., Spaulding Auditorium at Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock St. Features works by Schmitt, Stravinsky, Strens and Arutiunian ^ $10. 603-646-2422.


Senior Centers -- May 5

Orford Area Senior Services: Foot clinic, 8 a.m. Bone builders, 10:30 a.m. Piano concert, 11:30 a.m. Mother's Day celebration, lunch at noon. United Congregational Church, Main Street. 603-353-9107.


Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Outdoor recreation, 10 a.m. Walk-in painting, Parkinson's disease support group, 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. Birthday celebration, lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. 6 Hale St. 802-728-9324.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Breakfast, 8:30 a.m. Nifty Needlers, 9 a.m. Foot clinic by appointment, 10 a.m. ^ $20. Music, 11 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. Plant-based diet talk, 4 p.m. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Foot care by appointment, 8:45 a.m. Aqua aerobics, 10:15 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $5. Cribbage, fitness, 1 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


Black Center in Hanover: Exercise, 9 a.m. Coffee break, 10 a.m. Line dancing, 10:30 a.m. 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, water aerobics introduction, 1 p.m. Bone builders, 3 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, gift shop, computer lab, 9 a.m. Games, 9:15 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. Line dancing ^ $6 or $8, bus to West Lebanon, 1 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


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


May 6 Wednesday

Tech Savvy Wednesdays in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Norman Williams Public Library, 10 The Green. Lesley Hatch answers technology questions. Bring devices for assistance. Free. 802-457-2295.


Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Cooking, noon. Exercise, 1 p.m. Creative writing, 2 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Volunteer Information Night in Randolph: 4:30-5:30 p.m., Learning Center, 10 S. Main St. Learn about volunteer opportunities with Central Vermont Adult Basic Education. Free. 802-476-4588.


Bingo in Charlestown: 5-9 p.m., VFW, 365 Lovers Lane Road. Twelve regular games and six special games, including a winner take all. Free admission ^ Cost for games varies. Refreshments available for purchase. 603-826-5186.


"A Course in Miracles" in Woodstock: 5:30-7 p.m., North Universalist Chapel Society, 7 Church St. Reading and discussion group. Free. 603-353-9827.


Art Reception in Lyme: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Converse Free Library, 38 Union St. Opening for Greg Gorman, whose mosaics will be on display until July 31. Free. 603-795-4622.


Heat Pump Workshop in Norwich: 6-8:30 p.m., Montshire Museum of Science, 1 Montshire Road. Learn about how to heat homes using heat pump technology. Free. 802-785-4126.


Holocaust Talk and Film in Hanover: 6 p.m., Loew Auditorium, Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. Thomas Wood discusses "Karksi: Holocaust Hero, How One Man Tried to Stop the Holocaust." Viewing of Karski and the Lords of Humanity. Free. 603-646-0154


Stuffed Animal Repair in Windsor: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. Sue Spears, stuffed animal repair specialist, will fix up stuffed friends. Call ahead. Free. 802-674-6139.


Children's Events -- May 6

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


Toddler Story Time in Grantham: 10-11 a.m., Dunbar Free Library, 401 Route 10 South. Stories and craft for children up to age 3. Free. 603-863-2172.


Preschool Stories in Hanover: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. For children ages 3-5. Free. 603-643-4120.


Preschool Story Time in Norwich: 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 368 Main St. Stories, songs and fingerplay for children up to age 4 with caregivers. Free. 802-649-1184.


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. Continues weekly. Free. 802-674-2556.


Stories and Activities in West Lebanon: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Kilton Library, 80 Main St. For children of all ages with caregivers. Free. 603-298-8544.


Toddler and Preschool Story Time in Newport: Stories for children up to age 3, 10:30 a.m. Story and craft for children ages 3-6, 11 a.m. Richards Free Library, 58 N. Main St. Free. 603-863-3430.


After-School Program in Windsor: 2:30-3:30 p.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. A book, snack and project for grades K-4. Older students welcome to help. Weekly until the end of the school year. Free. 802-674-2556.


After-School Program in Windsor: 2:30-3:30 p.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. A book, snack and project for grades K-4. Older students welcome to help. Weekly until the end of the school year. Free. 802-674-2556.


Community Meals -- May 6

Soup Kitchen Meal in Claremont: 4-5:30 p.m., 53 Central St. Free. 603-543-3290.


Community Meal in Windsor: 5-6 p.m., American Legion Hall on Court Street. Bring a friend for a meal sponsored by Windsor churches and community groups. Free. 802-674-2157.


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


Dances -- May 6

Dance Lessons in Woodstock: 7-8 p.m., Norman Williams Public Library, 10 The Green. Professional instructor Albert Pantoja teaches tango, salsa and ballroom dancing. Free. 802-457-2295.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- May 6

Second Hand Rose in White River Junction: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., United Methodist Church, 106 Gates St. Winter clothes include sizes large to 3X. 802-295-2502.


Health -- May 6

Health and Foot Clinic in Canaan: 9 a.m.-noon, Mascoma Area Senior Center, 1166 Route 4. Foot care by appointment ^ $25. 603-526-4333.


Foot Clinic in Lebanon: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Upper Valley Senior Center, 10 Campbell St. Foot care by appointment ^ $25. 603-448-4213.


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


Lectures -- May 6

"Science Innovation and National Security" in Hanover: 4:15-5:15 p.m., 105 Dartmouth Hall, the Green. Susan Coller-Monarez, assistant director for National Health Security and International Affairs in the Office of Science and Technology Policy, gives talk. Free. 603-646-0714.


College Athlete Panel Discussion West Lebanon: 6:30-8 p.m., Kilton Public Library, 80 Main St. Athletes discuss the transition from high school sports to playing at the college level. Free. 802-296-5095.


"All About Eve" in Norwich: 7 p.m., Congregational Church, 15 Church St. Dartmouth College professor Susan Ackerman discusses the traditional and contemporary interpretations of the story of Adam and Eve. Free. 802-262-2626.


Ongoing -- May 6

Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historical interpreter ^ $3-$12, under 5 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 by Duckworth and guest artists. Free. 603-469-3444.


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


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: Fridays 10 a.m.-noon, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Includes display of photographs and artifacts for the town's 250th celebration. Free. 802-222-4423.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tour and exhibits, including one on the Abenaki tribe. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-5 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. New: showings of Meet the Mormons. Free. 802-763-7742.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. "The Light Around Us: Color, Reflections and Invisible Energy," on display until May 10. 802-649-2200.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 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 ^ $11.50-$13.50, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Outdoors -- May 6

Warbler Wednesdays in West Lebanon: 7-9 a.m., Boston Lot Lake at Wilder Dam parking lot, Route 10. Bird outing each Wednesday in May is sponsored by Mascoma Chapter of the New Hampshire Audubon Society. Free. 603-643-2624.


Senior Centers -- May 6

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. 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Greater Randolph Center: Lift for life, 8:30 a.m. Foot clinic, 9:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. Book club, Christmas in July meeting, 12:45 p.m. 6 Hale St. 802-728-9324.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Computer class, 8:45 a.m. Poetry, 10 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $5. Line dancing, 1:30 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Walking program, 9 a.m. Tai chi, 10 a.m. Handwork circle, bingo, 10:30 a.m. French table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. "Spring Cleaning Your Affairs," 1 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, gift shop, 9 a.m. Mahjong, 10 a.m. Foot clinic, 10 a.m.-noon ^ $25. Accordion concert, 11:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. Bus to Centerra, 1 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Bone builders, writing group, 9:30 a.m. Music, 11 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. Bingo, 1 p.m. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Bone Builders for Seniors in Hartland: 9:45 a.m., Damon Hall, 1 Quechee Road. Sponsored by Green Mountain Retired Senior Volunteer Program. Free. 802-436-2336.


Black Center in Hanover: Interfaith coffee, 10 a.m. "Break Bread" lunch ^ $3, 11:30 a.m. Movie Into the Woods, 1 p.m. R.W. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. 603-643-5531.


Mascoma Area Center in Canaan: Food pantry and foot clinic by appointment. Harp concert, 11:30 a.m. Lunch, 50/50 raffle, at noon ^ $3 and $7. Bingo, 12:30 p.m. 1166 Route 4. 603-523-4333.


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


May 7 Thursday

Disaster Relief Quilting in Hanover: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Our Savior Lutheran Church, 5 Summer St. Work on quilts that will be donated to disaster victims. Bring a lunch. Training and materials provided. Free. 603-643-3703.


Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Lunch social, noon. Life skills, 1 p.m. Uno club, 2 p.m. Arts and crafts, 4 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Book Buffet in West Lebanon: Noon-1 p.m., Kilton Library, 80 Main St. Bring your lunch and join a discussion about biographies and memoirs written about novelists. Free. 603-298-8544.


Spanish Conversation in Windsor: 3 p.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. Taught by Paula Dart. Call ahead. Free. 802-674-5812.


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 for purchase. Age 18 and over. 603-543-7118.


Pub Trivia Series in Enfield: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Public Library, 23 Main St. Four-member teams and individuals compete for prizes. Free. 603-632-5026.


Children's Events -- May 7

Preschool Story Time in Grantham: 10-11 a.m., Dunbar Free Library, 401 Route 10 South. Stories and craft for children up to age 3. Free. 603-863-2172.


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


Toddler and Preschool Story Time in South Royalton: 10-11 a.m., Royalton Memorial Library, 23 Alexander Place. Free. 802-763-7094.


Mother Goose Time in Lebanon: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Lebanon Library, 9 E. Park St. Toys, rhymes and music for children up to age 2 with caregivers. Free. 603-448-2459.


Preschool Stories and Activities in West Lebanon: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Kilton Library, 80 Main St. For children ages 3-6 with caregivers. Free. 603-298-8544.


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.


Lego Club in Wilder: 3 p.m., Wilder Club and Library, 78 Norwich Ave. Lego construction for all ages. Free. 802-295-6341.


Community Meals -- May 7

Soup Kitchen Meal in Claremont: 4-5:30 p.m., 53 Central St. Free. 603-543-3290.


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


Dances -- May 7

Waltz and Dance in Thetford Center: 3-5 p.m., Rice Mills Community Center, Route 132 between Tucker Hill and Ulman roads. Waltzing, swing, night club two step and blues dancing. Informal instruction available ^ $5. 802-333-3834.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- May 7

Rummage Sale in Windsor: 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Old South Church, Main Street. Items include clothing, kitchenware, linens, books, antique, white elephants and more. Free admission. 802-674-5087.


Health -- May 7

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 Claremont: 10:30 a.m.-noon, Senior Center, 5 Acer Heights Road. Blood pressure, glucose screenings and nurse consultations. Free. 603-543-5998.


Lectures -- May 7

Religion Talk in Hanover: 4-5:30 p.m., Room 3, Rockefeller Center, corner of Webster Avenue and North Main Street. Tim Whitmarsh, of the University of Cambridge, discusses "A Maiden's Consent: Romance and Sexual Ethics at the Dawn of Christianity." Free. 603-646-0470.


"Self-Portraiture and the Construction of Identity" in Hanover: 4:30 p.m., Hood Museum of Art, 6 E. Wheelock St. A panel discussion featuring artists Martin Gutierrez, Wendy Red Star and Renee Stout. Free. 603-646-2808


"Training and Road Racing" in Newport: 6 p.m., Newport Middle and High School, Lou Thompson Room, 245 N. Main St. Laura Hagley, an Olympic women's marathon trials qualifier, gives talk. Free. 603-543-6804.


Meditation -- May 7

Meditation and Discussion in Lebanon: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 14 Green St. Meditation followed by discussion. ^ Donation. 802-649-7085.


Meditation in White River Junction: Noon-1 p.m., Shambhala Center, 158 S. Main St. Walking and sitting meditation with instruction available ^ Donation. 802-484-7235.


Ongoing -- May 7

Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historical interpreter ^ $3-$12, under 5 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 by Duckworth and guest artists. Free. 603-469-3444.


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


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tour and exhibits, including one on the Abenaki tribe. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-5 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. New: showings of Meet the Mormons. Free. 802-763-7742.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. "The Light Around Us: Color, Reflections and Invisible Energy," on display until May 10. 802-649-2200.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 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 ^ $11.50-$13.50, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Performances -- May 7

Behind the Beautiful Forevers in Hanover: 7 p.m., Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. A live National Theatre production of the David Hare adaptation that takes places in the Mumbai slums ^ $23. 603-646-2422.


Guys and Dolls in Hanover: 7 p.m., Hanover High School, 41 Lebanon St. A Hanover High School Footlighters production. ^ $7 or $10. 603-643-3431.


Open Mic in South Pomfret: 7-9 p.m., ArtisTree Community Arts Center, 2095 Pomfret Road. Bring an instrument to play or watch performers. Free. 802-457-3500.


Educating Rita in New London: 7:30-10 p.m., Whipple Memorial Town Hall, 429 Main St. Northern New England Repertory Theatre Co. presents the two-character comedy by British playwright Willy Russell ^ $28, free for students. 603-526-4112.


Senior Centers -- May 7

Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Bike group, call for times. Contract bridge, 9:30 a.m. Tools for daily living, 1:30 p.m. Dominoes, 4 p.m. 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Greater Randolph Center: Lift for life, 8:30 a.m. Open for Wii activities, card games. Knit wits, 10 a.m. Mother's Day dinner, 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.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Computer class, 8:45 a.m. Quilting, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $5. Financial workshop, 1 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


Black Center in Hanover: Exercise, 9 a.m. Coffee break, ceramics, 10 a.m. 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. 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 study, bingo, 10:30 a.m. Italian table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. Beginner Italian class, 1 p.m. Bone builders, 3 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, gift shop, computer lab, 9 a.m. Chair yoga, 9:30 a.m. Walking club, 10:30 a.m. Saxophone concert, 11:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. Bus to West Lebanon, bingo for baubles, 1 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Art class, 9 a.m. Music, blood pressure clinic, 11 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. Line dancing, 12:45 p.m. Cribbage, 1 p.m. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


May 8 Friday

Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Lunch social, noon. Wii bowling, 2 p.m. Drama club, 3 p.m. Science, 4 p.m. Yoga, 5:15 p.m. Barbecue and spa night, 6 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Craft Artist Reception in Hanover: 5-7 p.m., League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, 13 Lebanon St. Reception for Matt Brown, Melinda LaBarge, Boyan Moskov and Lauren Pollaro. Free. 603-643-5050.


Art Reception in South Pomfret: 5:30-7:30 p.m., ArtisTree Community Arts Center, 2095 Pomfret Road. Opening for "Mothers and Moss" exhibit, which features botanical work and photographs by Heather Brown and Piper Nightingale Benoit ^ Donation. 802-457-3500.


Pizza and a Movie in Dorchester: 6:30-9:30 p.m., D Acres Farm, 218 Streeter Woods Road. All-you-can-eat pizza buffet followed by viewing of Showing Inhabit for adults and Charlotte's Web for children ^ $5-$15 donation. 603-786-2366.


Astronomical Observing in Hanover: 8-10 p.m., Shattuck Observatory, Observatory Road, off Wheelock Street. View the constellations through the Dartmouth College telescope, weather permitting. Call to confirm. Free. 603-646-9100.


Bazaars/Fairs -- May 8

Mother's Day Bazaar in Claremont: 8:30 a.m.-noon, Valley Regional Hospital, 243 Elm St. Sale of flowering plants, baked goods, gourmet food and raffle. Sponsored by Ladies Union Aid Society. Free admission. 603-542-1836.


Children's Events -- May 8

Community Arts Open Studio for Toddlers in Lebanon: 9:30-11:30 a.m., AVA Gallery and Art Center, 11 Bank St. Open studio for children ages 1-4 with caregivers ^ $5 per child. Continues weekly. 603-448-3117.


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.


Preschool Story Time in Chelsea: 10 a.m., Public Library, 296 Route 110. Stories, snack and craft. Free. 802-685-2188.


After-School Program in Chelsea: 12:30-3 p.m., Public Library, 296 Route 110. Snacks and crafts. Free. 802-685-2188.


Preschool Stories in Hanover: 1-1:30 p.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. For children ages 3-5. Free. 603-643-4120.


Lego Club in Quechee: 3 p.m., Quechee Public Library, 1957 Quechee Main St. Lego construction for all ages. Free. 802-295-1232.


Community Meals -- May 8

Soup Kitchen Meal in Claremont: 4-5 p.m., 53 Central St. Free. 603-543-3290.


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.


Dances -- May 8

Ed Larkin Contradance in Tunbridge: 7:30-10 p.m., 279 Route 110. Family dance with live music. All dances taught ^ $8. 802-436-1152.


Film -- May 8

Gett: The Trial of Viviane Ansalem in Hanover: 7 p.m., Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. A Jewish woman tries to get a divorce without her husband's consent in Israel ^ $8. 603-646-2422.


Home in Woodstock: 7:30 p.m., Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. An animated film about an alien on the run who encounters a girl who is trying to escape them ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- May 8

Rummage Sale in Windsor: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Old South Church, Main Street. Items include clothing, kitchenware, linens, books, antique, white elephants and more. Free admission. 802-674-5087.


Health -- May 8

Foot Clinic in New London: 1-3 p.m., foot care by appointment ^ $25. Chapin Center, 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Lectures -- May 8

"Pleasure and Art" in Hanover: 3:30-5 p.m., Hood Museum of Art, 6 E. Wheelock St. Mohan Matthen, a philosophy professor at the University of Toronto, gives talk. Free. 603-646-3738.


Illustration, Comics and Animation Conference in Hanover: 4:30-6 p.m., Rooms 31 and 41 Haldeman Hall, North Main Street. Field experts discuss comics and art. Free. 603-646-3378.


Ongoing -- May 8

Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historical interpreter ^ $3-$12, under 5 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 by Duckworth and guest artists. Free. 603-469-3444.


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


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: Fridays 10 a.m.-noon, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Includes display of photographs and artifacts for the town's 250th celebration. Free. 802-222-4423.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tour and exhibits, including one on the Abenaki tribe. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-5 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. New: showings of Meet the Mormons. Free. 802-763-7742.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. "The Light Around Us: Color, Reflections and Invisible Energy," on display until May 10. 802-649-2200.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 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 ^ $11.50-$13.50, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Outdoors -- May 8

"Feathered Fridays" in Thetford Center: 7-9 a.m., Union Village Dam Park, Route 113 entrance. Weekly bird walks in the park's "Mystery Trail" section. Free. 603-795-4167.


Performances -- May 8

Classical Guitar Magic in Woodstock: 4 p.m., Norman Williams Public Library, 10 The Green. Christopher Schoelen, a New England Conservatory master student, plays solo pieces from his student recital. Free. 802-457-2295.


Guys and Dolls in Hanover: 7 p.m., Hanover High School, 41 Lebanon St. A Hanover High School Footlighters production. ^ $7 or $10. 603-643-3431.


Off Broad Street Players' 30th Anniversary Revue in Claremont: 7-9 p.m., Claremont Opera House, 58 Opera House Square. A night of music, drama, comedy and a dinner theater tribute ^ $5 or $10. 603-542-4433.


Songwriter's Showcase in South Pomfret: 6:30-9 p.m., ArtisTree Community Arts Center, 2095 Pomfret Road. Features area artists ^ $5 donation. 802-457-3500.


Educating Rita in New London: 7:30-10 p.m., Whipple Memorial Town Hall, 429 Main St. Northern New England Repertory Theatre Co. presents the two-character comedy by British playwright Willy Russell ^ $28, free for students. 603-526-4112.


Other Desert Cities in Enfield: 7:30 p.m., Shaker Bridge Theatre, 23 Main St. A drama about a woman who returns home after six years to spend Christmas with her family ^ $25 or $32. Call for reservations. 603-448-3750.


The Mousetrap in Bradford, Vt.: 7:30 p.m., Old Church Theater, 137 N. Main St. A production of Agatha Christie's well-known murder-mystery ^ $6-$12. 802-439-6199.


Thetford Chamber Singers in Woodstock: 7:30 p.m., North Universalist Chapel Society, 7 Church St. The 35-member chorus performs works by Mendelssohn, Poulenc, Aretha Franklin and others in "Hold on Through the Hard Times" ^ $8-$15. www.thetfordchambersingers.org.


Merrily We Roll Along in Hanover: 8 p.m., Moore Theater at Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock St. A student production of the Stephen Sondheim musical based on the play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart ^ $5. 603-646-2422.


String Noise in Hanover: 8 p.m., Faulkner Recital Hall at Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock St. Violin duo performs composition by Dartmouth College graduate Nic Chuaqui. Free. 603-646-2422.


Senior Centers -- May 8

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. Longterm care planning, 10:30 a.m. Foot clinic, 1-3 p.m. ^ $25. 7 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


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


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Mother's Day breakfast, 8:30 a.m. Chair exercise, gift shop, 9 a.m. Suite notes, 10 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


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


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: Foot clinic, hearing screenings, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Community care coordinator, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Art class, 10 a.m. Bingo, 10:30 a.m. German table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. Play practice, 3 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Tai chi, 10 a.m. Mother's Day brunch, 11:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $5. Bingo, shopping, 1 p.m. Brain injury support group, 3 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


May 9 Saturday

Annual Plant Sale in Chelsea: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., North common, Route 110. Over 100 hanging basket plants for sale. Benefits Chelsea Public Library. Free admission. 802-685-4841.


Book Sale in Canaan: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Town Library, 1173 Route 4. Free admission. 603-523-9650.


Carwash Fundraiser in West Lebanon: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Sandri Stop Smart Sunoco, 12A. All proceeds benefit American Cancer Society Relay for Life ^ Cost varies. 603-298-8063.


Household Hazardous Waste Collection in Windsor: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Goodyear Building, 28 River St. For residents of Reading, Springfield, Weathersfield, West Windsor and Windsor. Free. 802-674-9235.


Plant Sale in Ascutney: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Volunteer Fire Department, Route 131, near I-91 exit 8. Sale of annuals and perennials benefits Ascutney Volunteer Fire Department. Free admission. 802-674-5021.


Postcard and History Fair in Bethel: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Whitcomb High School, 273 Pleasant St. Sale of postcards, ephemera and sports memorabilia. Historical exhibits and genealogy workshops. Sponsored by Bethel Historical Society. Free admission. 802-234-5064.


Family Movement in South Pomfret: 10-11 a.m., ArtisTree Community Arts Center, 2095 Pomfret Road. Parents or grandparents with children explore yoga and creative movement ^ $10 per parent-child pair, $5 per extra person. 802-457-3500.


French Conversation Club in Enfield: 10 a.m., Enfield Shaker Museum, 447 Route 4A. Practice French in a social setting. All ability levels welcome. Free. 603-306-6606.


Italian Conversation Club in Enfield: 10 a.m., Mickey's Roadside Cafe, 330 Route 4. Practice Italian in a social setting. All ability levels welcome. Free. 603-632-5026.


Plant Sale in Norwich: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Norwich Public Library, 368 Main St. Hanging pots, annuals and perennials. Sponsored by Friends of Norwich Public Library. Free admission. 802-649-3147.


Family French Club in Hanover: 1-2 p.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. Led by Gloria Finkelstein. Free. 603-643-4120.


Children's Events -- May 9

Playgroup in Tunbridge: 10 a.m., Tunbridge Library, 289 Route 110. Activities for children up to age 3. Free. 802-889-9404.


Animal Care and Safety Presentation in Enfield: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Public Library, 23 Main St. Sponsored by the Upper Valley Humane Society. For ages 7-12. Free. 603-632-2014.


Community Arts Open Studio in Lebanon: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., AVA Gallery and Art Center, 11 Bank St. Open studio for all ages ^ $5 per child. Continues weekly. 603-448-3117.


Second Saturdays for Kids in Norwich: 1-3 p.m., Norwich Bookstore, 291 Main St. Story time and activities featuring a children's book. Free. 802-649-1114.


Community Meals -- May 9

Mad Hatter Tea Party in Hartford: 1-3 p.m., Hartford High School auditorium, 37 Highland Ave. Have cookies and cake with costumed cast members from the upcoming student production of Disney's Alice in Wonderland Jr. ^ $2 per person, $5 per family. 802-295-8610.


Dances -- May 9

Contradance in Norwich: 8 p.m., Tracy Hall, 300 Main St. Music by Northern Spy. Beginner lessons, 7:45 p.m. Clean shoes required ^ $5 or $8, seniors by donation, under 16 free. Potluck snacks at break. 802-785-4607.


Farmers Markets -- May 9

Norwich Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 300 Route 5 South. Produce, meats, prepared foods and crafts from more than 50 vendors. Live entertainment each week. 802-384-7447.


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 -- May 9

Modern Times in Hanover: 2 p.m., Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. Charlie Chaplin struggles to survive in the modern, industrialized world ^ $5. 603-646-2422.


Chappie in Hanover: 5 and 8 p.m., Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. A science fiction film about the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself ^ $8. 603-646-2422.


Home in Woodstock: 7:30 p.m., Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. An animated film about an alien on the run who encounters a girl who is trying to escape them ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- May 9

Flea Market in Fairlee: 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Fairlee Railroad Station, Main Street, Fairlee Village. Free admission. 802-333-4890.


"Dump Daze" Flea Market in Springfield, Vt.: 8 a.m.-noon, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 33 Fairground Road. Free admission. 802-885-2723.


Townwide Yard Sale in Canaan: 9 a.m., on the common and all over town. Maps available. Free admission. Sponsored by Mount Cardigan Fish & Game Club. 603-523-7712.


Rummage Sale in Windsor: 9:30 a.m.-noon, Old South Church, Main Street. Items include clothing, kitchenware, linens, books, antique, white elephants and more. Free admission. 802-674-5087.


Attic Shop in Plainfield: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Blow-Me-Down Grange, 1107 Route 12A. New and used items include crafts, antiques, books, artwork and furniture. Free admission. 603-448-0773.


Second Hand Rose in White River Junction: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., United Methodist Church, 106 Gates St. Winter clothes include sizes large to 3X. 802-295-2502.


Health -- May 9

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.


Ongoing -- May 9

Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historical interpreter ^ $3-$12, under 5 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 by Duckworth and guest artists. Free. 603-469-3444.


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


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: Fridays 10 a.m.-noon, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Includes display of photographs and artifacts for the town's 250th celebration. Free. 802-222-4423.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tour and exhibits, including one on the Abenaki tribe. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-5 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. New: showings of Meet the Mormons. Free. 802-763-7742.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. "The Light Around Us: Color, Reflections and Invisible Energy," on display until May 10. 802-649-2200.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 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 ^ $11.50-$13.50, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Outdoors -- May 9

Spring Bird Trip in Etna: 6:30-9 a.m., Etna Library, 130 Etna Road. Meet at the library before going to look for spring migrants at the King Bird Sanctuary at Hayes Farm Park. Free. A Hanover Conservancy event. 603-643-3433.


Rock Your Camo 5K and Fun Run in Claremont: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Visitor Center Park, 14 North St. Includes music, food and family activities ^ Costs vary. Proceeds benefit area veteran nonprofit organizations. 603-448-8880.


May Flowers Walk in Woodstock: 9-11 a.m., Forest Center, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, 54 Elm St. A 1.5-mile hike to view trilliums, trout lilies and other forest flowers. Free. 802-457-3368, ext. 22.


Hike in West Fairlee: 10 a.m. Meet at the boat launch on Lake Fairlee to join carpool to Blood Brook Road. A 4-mile hike to the top of Baldtop Mountain. Bring water and lunch. Free. Call ahead. 802-333-4340.


Sunshine 5K in Newport: 10 a.m., Corbin Covered Bridge, Corbin Road. A run through the bridge and backroads of Newport ^ $20. Kid's run, 9:30 a.m., free. Sponsored by the Newport Recreation Department. 603-863-1332.


Wings and Wheels Gathering in Newport: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Parlin Field, Corbin Road. Airport and Car Nutz club host barbecue chicken lunch ^ $7. 603-518-1779.


Performances -- May 9

Benefit Concert in Woodstock: 6-8 p.m., Norman Williams Public Library, 10 The Green. Singer-songwriter James Lee Stanley performs in fundraiser for Vt. Volunteer Services for Animals Humane Society ^ $15 donation. 802-672-5302.


Guys and Dolls in Hanover: 7 p.m., Hanover High School, 41 Lebanon St. A Hanover High School Footlighters production. ^ $7 or $10. 603-643-3431.


Off Broad Street Players' 30th Anniversary Revue in Claremont: 7-9 p.m., Claremont Opera House, 58 Opera House Square. A night of music, drama, comedy and a dinner theater tribute ^ $5 or $10. 603-542-4433.


Educating Rita in New London: 7:30-10 p.m., Whipple Memorial Town Hall, 429 Main St. Northern New England Repertory Theatre Co. presents the two-character comedy by British playwright Willy Russell ^ $28, free for students. 603-526-4112.


Other Desert Cities in Enfield: 7:30 p.m., Shaker Bridge Theatre, 23 Main St. A drama about a woman who returns home after six years to spend Christmas with her family ^ $25 or $32. Call for reservations. 603-448-3750.


The Mousetrap in Bradford, Vt.: 7:30 p.m., Old Church Theater, 137 N. Main St. A production of Agatha Christie's well-known murder-mystery ^ $6-$12. 802-439-6199.


Benefit Concert in Tunbridge: 7:30-10:30 p.m., Town Hall, 271 Route 110. The Cousins Project performs in a fundraiser for Royalton Community Radio ^ $20. 802-431-3433.


Cello and Violin Duo in Randolph: 7:30 p.m., Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St. Jaime Laredo and Sharon Robinson play works by Mozart, Kodaly, Johann Halvorsen and Erwin Schulhoff ^ $10-$35. 802-728-6464.


Libana in Thetford: 7:30 p.m., Thetford Hill Church, 2596 Route 113. World music and dance ensemble celebrates 35 years of performing ^ $10-$20. 802-333-9004.


Upper Valley Community Band in Lebanon: 7:30 p.m., Lebanon Opera House, 51 N. Park St. Community band performs program "From Sea to Shining Sea" ^ $5 or $8, preschoolers free. 603-448-0400.


Merrily We Roll Along in Hanover: 8 p.m., Moore Theater at Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock St. A student production of the Stephen Sondheim musical based on the play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart ^ $5. 603-646-2422.


May 10 Sunday

Behind the Scenes Tour in Quechee: Various Times, Vermont Institute of Natural Science, 6565 Woodstock Road. View the ICU, rehab facilities and Wild Bird Hospital ^ $9.50 or $11, in addition to admission fee of $11.50-$13.50, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Plant Sale in Norwich: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Norwich Public Library, 368 Main St. Hanging pots, annuals and perennials. Sponsored by Friends of Norwich Public Library. Free admission. 802-649-3147.


Bingo in White River Junction: 6-9 p.m., Gates-Briggs Building, Main Street. Sponsored by American Legion Post 26 ^ $20 and up. 802-295-5348.


Community Meals -- May 10

Mother's Day Pancake Breakfast in Bradford, Vt.: 7-10:30 a.m., Masonic Hall, 1958 Waits River Road. All-you-can-eat breakfast includes maple syrup, eggs and breakfast meal. Sponsored by Masonic Lodge 43 ^ Donation. 802-222-4014.


Valley Singles Club in Claremont: 5-7:30 p.m., Union Church, 133 Old Church Road. Meet new friends at a potluck dinner for adults age 50 and older. Bring a dish to share and a beverage. Not a church-sponsored function. Free. 603-826-5877 or 802-299-0491.


Film -- May 10

We Are the Best! in Hanover: 4 p.m., Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. A group of friends in 1980s Stockholm try to form an all-girl punk band ^ $8. 603-646-2422.


Home in Woodstock: 7:30 p.m., Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. An animated film about an alien on the run who encounters a girl who is trying to escape them ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- May 10

Flea Market in Fairlee: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Fairlee Railroad Station, Main Street, Fairlee Village. Free admission. 802-333-4809.


Meditation -- May 10

Meditation and Discussion in Lebanon: 9:50 a.m.-noon, AVA Gallery, 11 Bank St. Meditation followed by discussion ^ Donation. Sponsored by Valley Insight Meditation Society. 802-649-7085.


Ongoing -- May 10

Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historical interpreter ^ $3-$12, under 5 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 by Duckworth and guest artists. Free. 603-469-3444.


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


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: Fridays 10 a.m.-noon, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Includes display of photographs and artifacts for the town's 250th celebration. Free. 802-222-4423.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tour and exhibits, including one on the Abenaki tribe. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-5 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. New: showings of Meet the Mormons. Free. 802-763-7742.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. "The Light Around Us: Color, Reflections and Invisible Energy," on display until May 10. 802-649-2200.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 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 ^ $11.50-$13.50, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Outdoors -- May 10

Mother's Day Wildflower Walk in Hanover: 1-3 p.m. Meet at the top of Moose Mountain Lodge Road for moderate walk in the Mill Pond Forest. Led by botanist Alice Schori. Free. Sponsored by Hanover Conservancy. 603-643-6327.


Performances -- May 10

Educating Rita in New London: 2-4:30 p.m., Whipple Memorial Town Hall, 429 Main St. Northern New England Repertory Theatre Co. presents the two-character comedy by British playwright Willy Russell ^ $28, free for students. 603-526-4112.


Merrily We Roll Along in Hanover: 2 p.m., Moore Theater at Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock St. A student production of the Stephen Sondheim musical based on the play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart ^ $5. 603-646-2422.


Classical Music Concert in Woodstock: 2-3 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 7 Church St. Aeolus String Quartet performs works by Mozart and Schubert ^ Donation. 802-457-2557.


Kearsarge Community Band in New London: 2 p.m., New London Outing Club Indoor Facility, 114 Cougar Court. Band performs annual "Spring Swing" concert. Free. 603-526-6017.


Other Desert Cities in Enfield: 2:30 p.m., Shaker Bridge Theatre, 23 Main St. A drama about a woman who returns home after six years to spend Christmas with her family ^ $25 or $32. Call for reservations. 603-448-3750.


The Mousetrap in Bradford, Vt.: 4 p.m., Old Church Theater, 137 N. Main St. A production of Agatha Christie's well-known murder-mystery ^ $6-$12. 802-439-6199.


Thetford Chamber Singers in Thetford: 4:30 p.m., Congregational Church, Route 113. The 35-member chorus performs works by Mendelssohn, Poulenc, Aretha Franklin and others in "Hold on Through the Hard Times" ^ $8-$15. www.thetfordchambersingers.org.


Senior Centers -- May 10

Chapin Center in New London: Sunday at the movies, Waikiki Wedding, 2 p.m. 7 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


May 11 Monday

Wolf Hall Discussion in Norwich: 10 a.m., Norwich Public Library, 368 Main St. Talk about the PBS historical drama with others. Tea and pastries provided. Free. 802-649-1184.


Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Lunch social, noon. Arts and crafts, 1 p.m. Employment skills, 2 p.m. Games with Dartmouth College students, 3 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Book Discussion in Norwich: 7-8:30 p.m., Norwich Public Library, 368 Main St. Topic is Middlemarch, by George Elliot. Free. 802-296-2191.


Children's Events -- May 11

Stories and Activities in Lebanon: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Lebanon Public Library, 9 E. Park St. For children of all ages with caregivers. Free. 603-448-2459.


Toddler Story Time in Hanover: 10:30-11 a.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. For children ages 2-3 with caregivers. Free. 603-643-4120.


Community Meals -- May 11

Soup Kitchen Meal in Claremont: 4-5:30 p.m., 53 Central St. Free. 603-543-3290.


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 -- May 11

Home in Woodstock: 7:30 p.m., Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. An animated film about an alien on the run who encounters a girl who is trying to escape them ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


Lectures -- May 11

"Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Europe in Crisis" in Hanover: 4:30 p.m., Room 3, Rockefeller Center, corner of Webster Avenue and North Main Street. Henry Chu, London Bureau Chief for the Los Angeles Times, gives talk. Free. 603-646-2207.


"Is the Age of Human Rights Over?" in Hanover: 4:30-6 p.m., Room 41 Haldeman Hall, North Main Street. Elisa Massimino, president and CEO of Human Rights First, gives talk. Free. 603-646-2023.


"New England Poor Farms and Poorhouses" in Cornish: 7 p.m., Town Offices, 488 Townhouse Road. Steve Taylor discusses how people were treated in poorhouses and town farms and how reformists shut them down. Free. 603-675-6192.


Meditation -- May 11

Meditation and Discussion in Hanover: 5:30-7 p.m., Friends Meeting House, 43 Lebanon St. Sponsored by Valley Insight Meditation Society ^ Donation. 802-649-7085.


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 -- May 11

Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historical interpreter ^ $3-$12, under 5 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 by Duckworth and guest artists. Free. 603-469-3444.


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


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: Fridays 10 a.m.-noon, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Includes display of photographs and artifacts for the town's 250th celebration. Free. 802-222-4423.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tour and exhibits, including one on the Abenaki tribe. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-5 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. New: showings of Meet the Mormons. Free. 802-763-7742.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 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 ^ $11.50-$13.50, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Outdoors -- May 11

Out and About in Nature: Blooms and Blossoms in Newbury, N.H.: 10-11 a.m., The Fells, 456 Route 103A. Program for preschoolers and caregivers includes guided exploration, creative play, art and music ^ $5 per child. 603-763-4789, ext. 3.


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


Senior Centers -- May 11

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. 7 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. Bingo, 6 p.m. 176 Waits River Road. 802-222-4782.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Exercise, 9 a.m. Memoir club, 10:15 a.m. Mother's Day lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. Bridge, advance directives, facials, Medicare assistance, 1 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, gift shop, advisory meeting, 9 a.m. Walking club, 9:30 a.m. Parkinson's comfort project, 10:30 a.m. Community nurse, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Crochet club, 11 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. Music, 11 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. Quilting group, 12:30 p.m. Sign language class, 12:45 p.m. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Bone Builders for Seniors in Hartland: 9:45 a.m., Damon Hall, 1 Quechee Road. Sponsored by Green Mountain Retired Senior Volunteer Program. Free. 802-436-2336.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Health clinic, 10 a.m. Hartford history forum, 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $5. Bingo, shopping, 1 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


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


Black Center in Hanover: Chair exercise, 11:15 a.m. Knitting, 1 p.m. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. 603-643-5531.


Line Dancing in Hartland: 1-3 p.m., Damon Hall, 1 Quechee Road. Bring dancing shoes for classes taught by Jamie Orr ^ $20 for four weeks, refreshments free. 802-436-2336.


May 12 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.


Book Group in Woodstock: 10:15 a.m., Norman Williams Public Library, 10 The Green. Discuss what you've read, what you're reading and what you what you want to read. Free. 802-457-2295.


Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Lunch social, noon. Music, 1 p.m. Global Campus' Yahtzee club, 2 p.m. Computer class, 4 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Politics of Food Book Discussion in Windsor: 6 p.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. Discuss Holy S--t: Managing Manure to Save Mankind by Gene Logsdon. Copies available at library. Free. 802-674-2556.


Bingo in Enfield: 6:30 p.m., Enfield Community Center, 308 Route 4. Sponsored by the Enfield Firefighters Association ^ $20 for 12 cards; $25 for 18-36 cards for all-night play. Refreshments available. 603-632-5438.


Children's Events -- May 12

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.


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: 10:30-11 a.m., Hartland Library, 153 Route 5. Stories and crafts for children up to age 5 with caregivers. Free. 802-738-2473.


Mother Goose Time in West Lebanon: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Kilton Library, 80 Main St. Toys, rhymes and music for children up to age 2 with caregivers. Free. 603-448-2459.


Preschool Stories and Activities in Lebanon: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Lebanon Library, 9 E. Park St. For children ages 3-6 with caregivers. Free. 603-448-2459.


Teen Book Group in Lebanon: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Lebanon Library, 9 E. Park St. Topic is The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater. Free. 603-448-2459.


Community Meals -- May 12

Soup Kitchen Meal in Claremont: 4-5:30 p.m., 53 Central St. Free. 603-543-3290.


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


Dances -- May 12

Line Dance Lessons in White River Junction: 6-7:30 p.m., VFW Post 2571, 97 S. Main St. All levels welcome. No experience necessary ^ $6. 603-448-1497.


Film -- May 12

The Hungry Heart in Newbury, Vt.: 6:30 p.m., Tenney Memorial Library, Route 5. Screening of the documentary about prescription drug addiction in Vermont followed by a discussion. Free. 802-429-2632.


Health -- May 12

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 Grantham: 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, Route 10. Blood pressure, sugar screenings and nurse consultations. Free. Senior lunch available. 603-865-5128.


Lectures -- May 12

Author Talk in Lyme: 7 p.m., Converse Free Library, 38 Union St. W.D. Wetherell discusses his upcoming book Where Wars Go to Die: The Forgotten Literature of WWI One Hundred Years Later at the Friends of Lyme Library annual meeting. Free. 603-795-4622.


Meditation -- May 12

Enlightened Leadership Workshop in White River Junction: 5:30-8 p.m. Shambhala Center, 158 S. Main St. Includes sitting meditation, contemplation, readings, video and discussion ^ $85 for six-class series, or pay per class. 802-484-7235.


Meditation and Discussion in Hanover: 5:30-7 p.m., St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 9 W. Wheelock St. Sponsored by Valley Insight Meditation Society ^ Donation. 802-649-7085.


Meditation in White River Junction: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Shambhala Center, 158 S. Main St. Open meditation with instruction available ^ Donation. 802-484-7235.


Ongoing -- May 12

Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historical interpreter ^ $3-$12, under 5 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 by Duckworth and guest artists. Free. 603-469-3444.


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


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tour and exhibits, including one on the Abenaki tribe. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-5 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. New: showings of Meet the Mormons. Free. 802-763-7742.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 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 ^ $11.50-$13.50, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Outdoors -- May 12

Bike Ride in South Royalton: A moderate 25-mile bike loop from South Royalton to Chelsea. Led by Dick Rubens for Ottauquechee Section of the Green Mountain Club. Call for details. 802-333-3707.


Register Now -- May 12

A Conversation About Adoption in Woodstock: 7-9 p.m., Conference Room at Ottauquechee Health Foundation, 32 Pleasant St. A peer group meeting for birthparents, adopted adults, adoptive parents and extended family members. Newcomers welcome; call first. Free. 802-436-1488.


Senior Centers -- May 12

Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Book club, 9:30 a.m. Outdoor recreation, 10 a.m. Walk-in painting, 1 p.m. Medicare questions, 1:30 p.m. Poker, 2 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. 6 Hale St. 802-728-9324.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Breakfast, 8:30 a.m. Nifty Needlers, music, 9:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. Jewelry class, 1 p.m. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Black Center in Hanover: Exercise, 9 a.m. Coffee break, 10 a.m. Line dancing ^ $35 for five classes, 10:30 a.m. Lunch, noon. 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, Peapickers concert, 1 p.m. Bone builders, 3 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, gift shop, computer lab, 9 a.m. Games, 9:15 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. Line dancing ^ $6 or $8, bus to West Lebanon, 1 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


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


Orford Area Senior Services: Bone builders, 10:30 a.m. Saxophone concert, 11:30 a.m. Lunch at noon. United Congregational Church, Main Street. 603-353-9107.


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


May 13 Wednesday

Tech Savvy Wednesdays in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Norman Williams Public Library, 10 The Green. Lesley Hatch answers technology questions. Bring devices for assistance. Free. 802-457-2295.


Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Cooking, noon. Exercise, 1 p.m. Creative writing, 2 p.m. Self-advocacy workshop, 4 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Bingo in Charlestown: 5-9 p.m., VFW, 365 Lovers Lane Road. Twelve regular games and six special games, including a winner take all. Free admission ^ Cost for games varies. Refreshments available for purchase. 603-826-5186.


Friends of Windsor Library Annual Meeting in Windsor: 5 p.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. Discuss what the group has accomplished over the last year. Winner of Bert Frothingham award will be announced. Refrehsments. Free. 802-674-2556.


"A Course in Miracles" in Woodstock: 5:30-7 p.m., North Universalist Chapel Society, 7 Church St. Reading and discussion group. Free. 603-353-9827.


Stuffed Animal Repair in Windsor: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. Sue Spears, stuffed animal repair specialist, will fix up stuffed friends. Call ahead. Free. 802-674-6139.


Author Reading in Springfield, N.H.: 7-9 p.m., Libbie Cass Library, 2748 Main St. Author James Currie reads from his book When Eagles Roar. Free. 603-763-4381.


Children's Events -- May 13

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


Toddler Story Time in Grantham: 10-11 a.m., Dunbar Free Library, 401 Route 10 South. Stories and craft for children up to age 3. Free. 603-863-2172.


Preschool Stories in Hanover: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. For children ages 3-5. Free. 603-643-4120.


Preschool Story Time in Norwich: 10:30 a.m., Public Library, 368 Main St. Stories, songs and fingerplay for children up to age 4 with caregivers. Free. 802-649-1184.


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. Continues weekly. Free. 802-674-2556.


Stories and Activities in West Lebanon: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Kilton Library, 80 Main St. For children of all ages with caregivers. Free. 603-298-8544.


Toddler and Preschool Story Time in Newport: Stories for children up to age 3, 10:30 a.m. Story and craft for children ages 3-6, 11 a.m. Richards Free Library, 58 N. Main St. Free. 603-863-3430.


After-School Program in Windsor: 2:30-3:30 p.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. A book, snack and project for grades K-4. Older students welcome to help. Weekly until the end of the school year. Free. 802-674-2556.


Youth Writing Group in Newport: 3:15-5 p.m., Richards Free Library, 58 N. Main St. Writing exercises and discussion. Opportunities to share work. Free. 603-863-3430.


Community Meals -- May 13

Soup Kitchen Meal in Claremont: 4-5:30 p.m., 53 Central St. Free. 603-543-3290.


Community Meal in Windsor: 5-6 p.m., American Legion Hall on Court Street. Bring a friend for a meal sponsored by Windsor churches and community groups. Free. 802-674-2157.


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


Dances -- May 13

Dance Lessons in Woodstock: 7-8 p.m., Norman Williams Public Library, 10 The Green. Professional instructor Albert Pantoja teaches tango, salsa and ballroom dancing. Free. 802-457-2295.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- May 13

Second Hand Rose in White River Junction: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., United Methodist Church, 106 Gates St. Winter clothes include sizes large to 3X. 802-295-2502.


Health -- May 13

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


Lectures -- May 13

"900 AD: Events That Impacted World History" in Bradford, Vt.: 6-8 p.m., Public Library, 21 S. Main St. A discussion during the Bradford History Club's monthly meeting. Free. 802-222-4536.


Poetry Reading in Norwich: 7 p.m., Norwich Bookstore, 291 Main St. New Hampshire Poet Laureate Alice Fogel and Diana Whitney read from books of poetry they've written. Reservations recommended. Free. 802-649-1114.


Ongoing -- May 13

Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historical interpreter ^ $3-$12, under 5 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 by Duckworth and guest artists. Free. 603-469-3444.


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


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: Fridays 10 a.m.-noon, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Includes display of photographs and artifacts for the town's 250th celebration. Free. 802-222-4423.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tour and exhibits, including one on the Abenaki tribe. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-5 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. New: showings of Meet the Mormons. Free. 802-763-7742.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 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 ^ $11.50-$13.50, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Outdoors -- May 13

Warbler Wednesdays in West Lebanon: 7-9 a.m., Boston Lot Lake at Wilder Dam parking lot, Route 10. Bird outing each Wednesday in May is sponsored by Mascoma Chapter of the New Hampshire Audubon Society. Free. 603-643-2624.


Wednesday Walkers in White River Junction: 9 a.m.-noon, Hartford Municipal Building, 171 Bridge St. Excursion to Gile Mountain in Norwich. Sponsored by Hartford Parks and 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. Bring a white and dark shirt. Sponsored by Hartford Parks and Recreation. 802-295-5036.


Senior Centers -- May 13

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. 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


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


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Computer class, 8:45 a.m. Poetry, 10 a.m. Birthday celebration, lunch at noon ^ $5. Line dancing, 1:30 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Walking program, bus to West Lebanon, 9 a.m. Tai chi, chair massages, 10 a.m. Handwork circle, bingo, 10:30 a.m. French table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. "Spring Cleaning Your Affairs," book group, 1 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, gift shop, 9 a.m. Mahjong, 10 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. North Country Chordsmen, 12:30 p.m. Bus to Centerra, 1 p.m. Caregiver support group, 1:30 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Bone builders, writing group, 9:30 a.m. Music, 11 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. Bingo, 1 p.m. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Bone Builders for Seniors in Hartland: 9:45 a.m., Damon Hall, 1 Quechee Road. Sponsored by Green Mountain Retired Senior Volunteer Program. Free. 802-436-2336.


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


Orange East Center in Bradford, Vt.: Foot care by appointment. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $5. Computer class, 3 p.m. 176 Waits River Road. 802-222-4782.


Black Center in Hanover: Birthday celebration, 2 p.m. R.W. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. 603-643-5531.


May 14 Thursday

Behind the Scenes Tour in Quechee: Various Times, Vermont Institute of Natural Science, 6565 Woodstock Road. View the ICU, rehab facilities and Wild Bird Hospital ^ $9.50 or $11, in addition to admission fee of $11.50-$13.50, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Lunch social, noon. Life skills, 1 p.m. Uno club, 2 p.m. Arts and crafts, 4 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


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 for purchase. Age 18 and over. 603-543-7118.


Mac Users Group in Windsor: 5-6 p.m., WinCycle, 59 Main St. For anyone interested in Mac computing. Free. Sponsored by WinCycle. 802-674-6320.


Art Reception in South Pomfret: 5:30-7:30 p.m., ArtisTree Community Arts Center, 2095 Pomfret Road. Opening for "Primary Colors" exhibit, which features work by area students in grades 2-4. Free. 802-457-3500.


Family French Club in Hanover: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. Led by Gloria Finkelstein. Free. 603-643-4120.


Science Pub in Lebanon: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Salt hill Pub, 2 W. Park St. Topic is "The Science of Beer: An Ethanology." Free. 603-646-0397.


Pub Trivia Series in Enfield: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Public Library, 23 Main St. Four-member teams and individuals compete for prizes. Free. 603-632-5026.


Adult Book Discussion in Lebanon: 7-8:30 p.m., Lebanon Library, 9 E. Park St. Topic is Land of Love and Drowning by Tiphanie Yanique. Free. 603-448-2459.


Children's Events -- May 14

Preschool Story Time in Grantham: 10-11 a.m., Dunbar Free Library, 401 Route 10 South. Stories and craft for children up to age 3. Free. 603-863-2172.


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


Toddler and Preschool Story Time in South Royalton: 10-11 a.m., Royalton Memorial Library, 23 Alexander Place. Free. 802-763-7094.


Mother Goose Time in Lebanon: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Lebanon Library, 9 E. Park St. Toys, rhymes and music for children up to age 2 with caregivers. Free. 603-448-2459.


Preschool Stories and Activities in West Lebanon: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Kilton Library, 80 Main St. For children ages 3-6 with caregivers. Free. 603-298-8544.


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.


Lego Club in Wilder: 3 p.m., Wilder Club and Library, 78 Norwich Ave. Lego construction for all ages. Free. 802-295-6341.


Community Meals -- May 14

Soup Kitchen Meal in Claremont: 4-5:30 p.m., 53 Central St. Free. 603-543-3290.


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


Dances -- May 14

Waltz and Dance in Thetford Center: 3-5 p.m., Rice Mills Community Center, Route 132 between Tucker Hill and Ulman roads. Waltzing, swing, night club two step and blues dancing. Informal instruction available ^ $5. 802-333-3834.


Health -- May 14

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, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. ^ $25. 603-526-4077.


Lectures -- May 14

Self Publishing Talk in Woodstock: 4 p.m., Norman Williams Public Library, 10 The Green. Freelance writer and author Dean Whitlock discusses how he started self-publishing his fiction and will provide tips for others to do the same. Free. 802-457-2295.


Gallery Talk in Lebanon: 5:30 p.m., AVA Gallery, 11 Bank St., Lebanon. Joan Morris gives talk. Free. 603-448-3117.


"When Eagles Roar: The Amazing Journey of an African Wildlife Adventurer" in Hanover: 6 p.m., Filene Auditorium in Moore Hall, 3 Maynard Street. James Currie gives talk ^ $10. 603-646-0154.


"Vermont Landlord-Tenant Law: Your Rights and Responsibilities" in Bradford, Vt.: 7-8 p.m., Public Library, 21 S. Main St. Vermont Law School adjunct progessor Robin Barone gives talk. Free. 802-222-4536.


Meditation -- May 14

Meditation and Discussion in Lebanon: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 14 Green St. Meditation followed by discussion. ^ Donation. 802-649-7085.


Meditation in White River Junction: Noon-1 p.m., Shambhala Center, 158 S. Main St. Walking and sitting meditation with instruction available ^ Donation. 802-484-7235.


Ongoing -- May 14

Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historical interpreter ^ $3-$12, under 5 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 by Duckworth and guest artists. Free. 603-469-3444.


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


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tour and exhibits, including one on the Abenaki tribe. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-5 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. New: showings of Meet the Mormons. Free. 802-763-7742.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 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 ^ $11.50-$13.50, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Performances -- May 14

Disney's Alice in Wonderland Jr. in Hartford: 7 p.m., Hartford High School auditorium, 37 Highland Ave. A student production ^ $7. 802-295-8610.


Man and Superman in Hanover: 7 p.m., Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. A live National Theatre production of the George Bernard Shaw classic starring Ralph Fiennes ^ $23. 603-646-2422.


Student Concert in Quechee: 7-9 p.m., Mid Vermont Christian School, 399 W. Gilson Ave. Junior and senior high school students perform in spring concert. Free. 802-295-6800.


Senior Centers -- May 14

Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Bike group, call for times. Contract bridge, 9:30 a.m. Dominoes, 4 p.m. Chess, 6 p.m. 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Greater Randolph Center: Lift for life, 8:30 a.m. Open for Wii activities, card games. 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.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Computer class, foot care by appointment, 8:45 a.m. Quilting, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $5. Financial workshop, 1 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


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.


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 study, bingo, 10:30 a.m. Italian table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. Beginner Italian class, hypertension presentation, 1 p.m. Bone builders, 3 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, gift shop, computer lab, 9 a.m. Chair yoga, 9:30 a.m. Walking club, 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. Middle school recognition, 12:30 p.m. Bus to West Lebanon, bingo for baubles, 1 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Art class, 9 a.m. Floral arrangements, 9:30 a.m. Music, 11 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. Line dancing, 12:45 p.m. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


May 15 Friday

Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Lunch social, noon. Wii bowling, 2 p.m. Drama club, 3 p.m. Science, 4 p.m. Yoga, 5:15 p.m. Movie night, 6 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Art Reception in Woodstock: 4-6 p.m., Norman Williams Public Library, 10 The Green. Opening for "Textile Arts in Our Community," which includes pieces by 14 area artists. Exhibit continues until June 30. Free. 802-457-2295.


Art Opening in Hanover: 4:30-7 p.m., Hood Museum of Art, 6 E. Wheelock St. Reception includes panel discussion and performance to open the exhibit "Ukara: Ritual Cloth of the Ekpe Secret Society." Free. 603-646-2808


Artist Reception in Norwich: 5-7 p.m., Norwich Public Library, 368 Main St. Opening for Rebecca Gottesman, whose exhibit "Sweet Memories: 25 Years of Making Art," will be on display until June 30. Free. 802-649-1184.


History Exhibit Reception in South Royalton: 5-7 p.m., Royalton Memorial Library, 23 Alexander Place. Opening for "Wagon Wheels Farm," which is about an Edward Hopper-related historical site on Route 110. Exhibit continues until June 13. Free. 802-763-7094.


Astronomical Observing in Hanover: 8-10 p.m., Shattuck Observatory, Observatory Road, off Wheelock Street. View the constellations through the Dartmouth College telescope, weather permitting. Call to confirm. Free. 603-646-9100.


Children's Events -- May 15

Community Arts Open Studio for Toddlers in Lebanon: 9:30-11:30 a.m., AVA Gallery and Art Center, 11 Bank St. Open studio for children ages 1-4 with caregivers ^ $5 per child. Continues weekly. 603-448-3117.


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.


Preschool Story Time in Chelsea: 10 a.m., Public Library, 296 Route 110. Stories, snack and craft. Free. 802-685-2188.


Preschool Stories in Hanover: 1-1:30 p.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. For children ages 3-5. Free. 603-643-4120.


Lego Club in Quechee: 3 p.m., Quechee Public Library, 1957 Quechee Main St. Lego construction for all ages. Free. 802-295-1232.


Community Meals -- May 15

Soup Kitchen Meal in Claremont: 4-5 p.m., 53 Central St. Free. 603-543-3290.


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.


Film -- May 15

White God in Hanover: 7 p.m., Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. A dog's journey to reunite with his owner evolves into a man vs. beast revolution ^ $8. 603-646-2422.


While We're Young in Woodstock: 7:30 p.m., Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. An older, childless couple befriends a young hipster couple ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- May 15

Summer Lawn and Rummage Sale in Haverhill: 5-7 p.m., First Congregational Church, 6 Parish Hall Lane. Sponsored by the Women's Fellowship at the church. Free admission. 603-989-3381.


Health -- May 15

Blood Drive in Windsor: 12:30-5:30 p.m., American Legion, 4 Court St. 800-733-2767.


Ongoing -- May 15

Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historical interpreter ^ $3-$12, under 5 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 by Duckworth and guest artists. Free. 603-469-3444.


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


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: Fridays 10 a.m.-noon, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Includes display of photographs and artifacts for the town's 250th celebration. Free. 802-222-4423.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tour and exhibits, including one on the Abenaki tribe. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-5 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. New: showings of Meet the Mormons. Free. 802-763-7742.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 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 ^ $11.50-$13.50, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Outdoors -- May 15

Bike or Walk to Work Day in Lebanon: 7-8:30 a.m., Colburn Park, downtown. Coffee and bagels, plus free bike checks by Omer and Bob's. Free. Sponsored by Lebanon Recreation, Upper Valley Trails Alliance and Upper Valley Rideshare. 603-448-5121.


"Feathered Fridays" in Thetford Center: 7-9 a.m., Union Village Dam Park, Route 113 entrance. Weekly bird walks in the park's "Mystery Trail" section. Free. 603-795-4167.


Performances -- May 15

Other Desert Cities in Enfield: 7:30 p.m., Shaker Bridge Theatre, 23 Main St. A drama about a woman who returns home after six years to spend Christmas with her family ^ $25 or $32. Call for reservations. 603-448-3750.


The Next Generation in Randolph: 7:30 p.m., Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St. Concert features 24 young musicians from Vermont and the Upper Valley ^ $10-$20. 802-728-6464.


Senior Centers -- May 15

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. Movie and pizza night, 5 p.m. ^ $25. 7 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Bone builders, 9:30 a.m. Mahjong, 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. Computer class, 12:30 p.m. Garden club, 1 p.m. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Mascoma Area Center in Canaan: Bus to West Lebanon, 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. R.W. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. 603-643-5531.


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. Suite notes, 10 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Tai chi, 10 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $5. Bingo, shopping, 1 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Community care coordinator, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Bingo, 10:30 a.m. German table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. Play practice, 3 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


May 16 Saturday

Household Hazardous Waste and Medicine Collection in Lebanon: 9 a.m.-noon, Solid Waste Facility, 370 Plainfield Road. Free for residents of Claremont, Cornish, Enfield, Hanover, Lebanon, Lyme, New London, Newbury, Newport, Orford, Piermont, Plainfield, Springfield, Sunapee and Unity. 603-448-1680.


Plant Sale in Grantham: 9 a.m.- noon., Town Hall, Route 10 South. Sponsored by Grantham Garden Club. Benefits scholarship fund. Free admission. 603-843-8174.


French Conversation Club in Enfield: 10 a.m., Enfield Shaker Museum, 447 Route 4A. Practice French in a social setting. All ability levels welcome. Free. 603-306-6606.


Italian Conversation Club in Enfield: 10 a.m., Mickey's Roadside Cafe, 330 Route 4. Practice Italian in a social setting. All ability levels welcome. Free. 603-632-5026.


Family French Club in Hanover: 1-2 p.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. Led by Gloria Finkelstein. Free. 603-643-4120.


Bazaars/Fairs -- May 16

Cow Pie Bingo Festival in Hanover: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Hampshire Cooperative Preschool, 104 Lyme Road. Activities include storytelling, live music, crafts and a game of cow pie bingo ^ $25 family of 4. 603-643-4640.


Children's Events -- May 16

Family Art in South Pomfret: 10 a.m.-noon, ArtisTree Community Arts Center, 2095 Pomfret Road. Art studio session using a variety of materials ^ $20 per parent/child pair, $5 per extra person. 802-457-3500.


Playgroup in Tunbridge: 10 a.m., Tunbridge Library, 289 Route 110. Activities for children up to age 3. Free. 802-889-9404.


Community Arts Open Studio in Lebanon: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., AVA Gallery and Art Center, 11 Bank St. Open studio for all ages ^ $5 per child. Continues weekly. 603-448-3117.


Community Meals -- May 16

Roast Turkey Supper in Hartford: Seatings at 5 and 6 p.m., Greater Hartford United Church of Christ, Route 14. Includes stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans, boiled onions and homemade pies ^ $4 or $12. 802-295-2697.


Chicken Barbecue in Fairlee: 5:30 p.m., Community Church, Route 5. ^ $12. 802-333-9507.


Farmers Markets -- May 16

Norwich Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 300 Route 5 South. Produce, meats, prepared foods and crafts from more than 50 vendors. Live entertainment each week. 802-384-7447.


Film -- May 16

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel in Hanover: 5 and 8 p.m., Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. A comedy about residents of a hotel in India starring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Bill Nighy ^ $8. 603-646-2422.


While We're Young in Woodstock: 7:30 p.m., Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. An older, childless couple befriends a young hipster couple ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- May 16

Flea Market in Fairlee: 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Fairlee Railroad Station, Main Street, Fairlee Village. Free admission. 802-333-4890.


"Dump Daze" Flea Market in Springfield, Vt.: 8 a.m.-noon, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 33 Fairground Road. Free admission. 802-885-2723.


Yard Sale in Thetford: 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Community Building, 3932 Route 113. Free admission. 802-785-2041.


Summer Lawn and Rummage Sale in Haverhill: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., First Congregational Church, 6 Parish Hall Lane. Sponsored by the Women's Fellowship at the church. Free admission. 603-989-3381.


Attic Shop in Plainfield: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Blow-Me-Down Grange, 1107 Route 12A. New and used items include crafts, antiques, books, artwork and furniture. Free admission. 603-448-0773.


Second Hand Rose in White River Junction: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., United Methodist Church, 106 Gates St. Winter clothes include sizes large to 3X. 802-295-2502.


Lectures -- May 16

Art Tour in Hanover: 2 p.m., Hood Museum of Art, 6 E. Wheelock St. An introduction tour of "Auto-Graphic: Works by Victor Ekpuk." Free. 603-646-2808.


Ongoing -- May 16

Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historical interpreter ^ $3-$12, under 5 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 by Duckworth and guest artists. Free. 603-469-3444.


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


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: Fridays 10 a.m.-noon, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Includes display of photographs and artifacts for the town's 250th celebration. Free. 802-222-4423.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tour and exhibits, including one on the Abenaki tribe. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-5 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. New: showings of Meet the Mormons. Free. 802-763-7742.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 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 ^ $11.50-$13.50, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Outdoors -- May 16

Hike in Thetford: A moderate hike on newly conserved Upper Valley Land Trust property on Ely Mountain. Led by Marcia Dunning for Ottauquechee Section of the Green Mountain Club. Call for details. 802-333-4340.


Multiple Sclerosis Walk in Hartford: 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Hartford High School, 37 Highland Ave. Individuals and teams walk to raise money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society ^ Fundraise a minimum of $25. 802-871-5691.


Kite Day at Balch Hill in Hanover: 2-4 p.m., Balch Hill Natural Area, access at Grasse Road Trail, junction of East Wheelock and Trescott streets. Free. Sponsored by Hanover Conservancy. 603-643-6327.


Performances -- May 16

Disney's Alice in Wonderland Jr. in Hartford: 2 p.m., Hartford High School auditorium, 37 Highland Ave. A student production ^ $7. 802-295-8610.


The African Children's Choir in West Lebanon: 6 p.m., Wellspring Worship Center, 407 N. Main St. Includes children's songs, traditional spirituals and gospels ^ Donation. 603-643-2700.


Galumpha in Haverhill: 6:30 p.m., Alumni Hall, 75 Court St. An acrobatic performance ^ $4 or $10. Cafe opens at 5:30 p.m. 603-989-5500.


Other Desert Cities in Enfield: 7:30 p.m., Shaker Bridge Theatre, 23 Main St. A drama about a woman who returns home after six years to spend Christmas with her family ^ $25 or $32. Call for reservations. 603-448-3750.


May 17 Sunday

Bingo in White River Junction: 6-9 p.m., Gates-Briggs Building, Main Street. Sponsored by American Legion Post 26 ^ $20 and up. 802-295-5348.


Community Meals -- May 17

Valley Singles Club in Claremont: 5-7:30 p.m., Union Church, 133 Old Church Road. Meet new friends at a potluck dinner for adults age 50 and older. Bring a dish to share and a beverage. Not a church-sponsored function. Free. 603-826-5877 or 802-299-0491.


Dances -- May 17

International Folk Dance in Norwich: 3-6 p.m., Tracy Hall, 300 Main St. Traditional music and dance from many cultures. No experience or partners necessary. Bring soft-soled shoes ^ $4 or $8. 802-436-2151.


Farmers Markets -- May 17

Windsor Farmers Market: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Welcome Center, 3 Railroad Ave. Free admission. 802-359-2551.


Film -- May 17

Stations of the Cross in Hanover: 4 p.m., Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. A teenager girl tries to hold on fast to her Catholic faith despite brewing desires ^ $8. 603-646-2422.


While We're Young in Woodstock: 7:30 p.m., Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. An older, childless couple befriends a young hipster couple ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- May 17

Flea Market in Fairlee: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Fairlee Railroad Station, Main Street, Fairlee Village. Free admission. 802-333-4809.


Lectures -- May 17

Bee Keeping Talk in Woodstock: 2-3 p.m., Historical Society, 26 Elm St. Bee keeper Jeff Hamelman discusses the history of bees in Vermont. Free. 802-457-1822.


"Early Doctors and Apothecaries" in Charlestown: 2-4 p.m., Town Hall, 19 Summer St. Hear stories about medical care in Charlestown's early days. Free. 603-826-9726.


Ongoing -- May 17

Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 447 Route 4A. Self-guided tours with historical interpreter ^ $3-$12, under 5 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 by Duckworth and guest artists. Free. 603-469-3444.


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


Bradford, Vt., Historical Society Museum: Fridays 10 a.m.-noon, Academy Building, 172 Main St. Includes display of photographs and artifacts for the town's 250th celebration. Free. 802-222-4423.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Tour and exhibits, including one on the Abenaki tribe. Free. 802-296-3132.


Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial in South Royalton: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30-5 p.m. Sunday, 357 LDS Lane. Memorial includes historic artifacts, films, sculptures and hiking paths. New: showings of Meet the Mormons. Free. 802-763-7742.


Norwich Historical Society: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 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 ^ $11.50-$13.50, under 3 free. 802-359-5000.


Outdoors -- May 17

Paddle on the Connecticut River in Woodsville: Begin in Woodsville and paddle to Newbury and Piermont. Led by Dick Rubens for Ottauquechee Section of the Green Mountain Club. Call for details. 802-333-3707.


Performances -- May 17

Clarinet and Piano Concert in Hanover: 2 p.m., Faulkner Recital Hall at Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock St. Features works by Elle Seigmeister, Gerald Cohen, Leonard Bernstein and Scott McAllsiter. Free. 603-646-3531.


Other Desert Cities in Enfield: 2:30 p.m., Shaker Bridge Theatre, 23 Main St. A drama about a woman who returns home after six years to spend Christmas with her family ^ $25 or $32. Call for reservations. 603-448-3750.