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September 2 Tuesday

Kripalu Yoga for Beginners in Sharon: 8:30-10 a.m., Vermont Independent School for the Arts, 5126 Route 14. Class taught by Rose Loving ^ $15. 802-763-7434.


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.


Hartford Historical Society Museum Open House in Hartford: 2-4 p.m., Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Exhibits, tours and research materials available for those who cannot visit during regular business hours. Free. 802-296-3132.


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


Children's Events -- September 2

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.


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


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


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.


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


Community Meals -- September 2

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


Health -- September 2

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 Newport: 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Senior Center, 76 S. Main St. Blood pressure and blood sugar screenings. Free. 603-543-6800.


Meditation -- September 2

Dharma Book Talk and Meditation in White River Junction: Shambhala Center, 158 S. Main St. Open meditation with instruction available, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Discussion of The Shambhala Principle by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, 6:30-8 p.m. ^ $5-$10 donation. 802-484-7235.


Ongoing -- September 2

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


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


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


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


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


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


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


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


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


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Performances -- September 2

Bob Amos and Catamount Crossing in Strafford: 6-7:30 p.m., on the Common. Bluegrass and acoustic music. Held at Town House if it rains ^ $5 donation. BYO picnic. 802-765-4009.


Senior Centers -- September 2

Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Book discussion, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce, 9:30 a.m. Outdoor recreation, 10 a.m. Walk-in painting, Parkinson's 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, 9:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. Foot care by appointment ^ $20. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


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.


Orford Area Senior Services: Foot clinic, 9 a.m. ^ $10. Bone builders, 10:30 a.m. Saxophone concert, 11:30 a.m. Lunch at noon. United Congregational Church, Main Street. 603-353-9107.


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


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


September 3 Wednesday

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


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


Bazaars/Fairs -- September 3

Boy Scout Carnival in Hartford: 6:30 p.m., Hartford High School front lawn, 37 Highland Ave. Play games, win prizes and learn about Pack 222, which is looking for boys in grades 1-5 to join. Free. 802-295-0617.


Children's Events -- September 3

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


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


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


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.


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. Free. 802-674-2556.


Community Meals -- September 3

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


Dances -- September 3

Scottish Country Dance in Fairlee: 7-9 p.m., Town Hall, 75 Town Common Road, off Route 5. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partner necessary. Bring soft-soled shoes ^ $3, first time free. 802-439-3459.


Farmers Markets -- September 3

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


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


Health -- September 3

Foot Clinic in Claremont: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Senior Center, 5 Acer Heights Road. Foot care by appointment ^ $18. 603-543-6800.


Health and Foot Clinic in Canaan: 9 a.m.-noon, Mascoma Area Senior Center, 1166 Route 4. Blood pressure, glucose screenings and nurse consultations, free. 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.


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


Lectures -- September 3

"Eating Out of Your Garden Year-Round" in Hartford: 7 p.m., Hartford Library, 1587 Maple St. Henry Homeyer discusses freezing, dehydrating and storing vegetables. Free. 802-296-2568.


Ongoing -- September 3

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


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


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


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


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


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


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


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


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


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


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Senior Centers -- September 3

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


Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Duplicate bridge, 9:15 a.m. Hand and foot card game, 1 p.m. Tai chi at Presbyterian Church, 2:30 p.m. 7 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Greater Randolph Center: Lift for life, 8:30 a.m. Foot clinic, 9:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Cards, 10 a.m. Crafts, 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. Book club, 12:45 p.m. 6 Hale St. 802-728-9324.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Bus to West Lebanon, 9 a.m. Chair massage, 10 a.m. Handwork circle, bingo, 10:30 a.m. Community care coordinator, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. French table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, computer lab, 9 a.m. Mahjong, 10 a.m. Foot care by appointment, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. ^ $20. 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. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. Bingo, 1 p.m. Grief group, 6:30 p.m. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Bone Builders for Seniors in Hartland: 10 a.m., Damon Hall, 1 Quechee Road. Free. 802-436-2336.


September 4 Thursday

Fall Foliage Walk in Woodstock: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, 54 Elm St. Walk along historic carriage roads with a ranger while learning about the science of leaf color change. Free. 802-457-3368.


Interactive Public Art Opening in South Royalton: 4 p.m., Building a Local Economy, 35 S. Windsor St. "Before I die." features a chalkboard where attendees are asked to finish the sentence. Free. 802-498-8438.


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


Bingo in Claremont: Doors open at 4:30 p.m., games start at 6:30 p.m., Senior Center, 5 Acer Heights Road. Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Croydon Volunteer Fire Department. Food and drinks available for purchase. Age 18 and over. 603-543-7118.


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


Children's Events -- September 4

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


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.


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.


Community Meals -- September 4

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


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


Farmers Markets -- September 4

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


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


Health -- September 4

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.


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


Lectures -- September 4

Aging Resources Talk in Hartford: 7-7:30 p.m., Hartford Library, 1587 Maple St. Learn about programs offered by the Aging Resource Center during the Women's Club of Hartford meeting. Free. 802-295-3974.


Meditation -- September 4

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


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


Ongoing -- September 4

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


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


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


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


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


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


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


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


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


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


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Senior Centers -- September 4

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


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


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Art class, 9 a.m. Cards, 9:30 a.m. Blood pressure clinic, 11 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


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


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Exercise, 9 a.m. Cribbage, 10 a.m. Italian class, bingo, 10:30 a.m. Italian table, lunch, at noon ^ $5 or $7. Yoga, 1 p.m. Bone builders, 2:15 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, 9 a.m. Chair yoga, 9:30 a.m. Walking club, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Blood pressure and cholesterol screening, 10 a.m.-noon. Saxophone concert, 11:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. Bingo for baubles, bus to West Lebanon, 1 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


September 5 Friday

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


Collection Curiosities in Woodstock: 2-3 p.m., Carriage Barn Visitor Center, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, 54 Elm St. Learn how the park's curator takes care of artifacts from the Billings and Rockefeller families. Free. Reservations suggested. 802-457-3368.


Artist Reception in White River Junction: 5-7 p.m., Hotel Coolidge, Zollikofer Gallery, 39 S. Main St. "Elemental Designs" features photographs by Norwich resident Rosamond Orford. Exhibit continues through Sept. 24. Free. 802-295-3118.


Artists' Opening Reception in Lebanon: 5-7 p.m., AVA Gallery, 11 Bank St. Features Louise Glass, Sarah Lubin, Laura Karetzky and Kathleen Swift. Proceeds from Swift's exhibit, "Homage to Aya-Sumi-e Ink Paintings" benefit scholarship fund. Exhibits will be on display until Oct. 8. Free. 603-448-3117.


"Pay Close Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain" in New London: 5-7 p.m., Whipple Hall, Main Street. Bill Coons, founder and producing artistic director of the Shaker Bridge Theatre, discusses how a scene is put together. Free. 603-877-0134.


Children's Events -- September 5

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.


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


Community Meals -- September 5

Italian Night Supper in Enfield: 5-6:30 p.m., Methodist Church, Route 4. Menu includes spaghetti, lasagna, salad, bread, dessert and beverages ^ $4 or $8, under 5 free. Takeout available. 603-632-5030.


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


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


Farmers Markets -- September 5

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


Film -- September 5

Guardians of the Galaxy 3D in Woodstock: 7:30-9:30 p.m., Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A super hero adventure about unlikely heroes that must come together to defeat a villain. Rated PG-13 ^ $8-$10. 802-457-3981.


Health -- September 5

Health and Foot Clinic in New London: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Blood pressure, glucose screenings and nurse consultations, free. Foot care by appointment, 12:30-4 p.m., ^ $25. Center at Eastman, 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Foot Clinic in Claremont: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Marion Phillips Apartments, 243 Broad St. Foot care by appointment ^ $18. 603-543-6800.


Lectures -- September 5

"Water Quality Issues of the Region" in West Lebanon: 1-4 p.m., Fireside Inn, 25 Airport Road. Discussion topics include common water problems, testing, ethics and treatment ^ $20. Sponsored by the Upper Valley Housing Coalition. 603-448-0272.


Ongoing -- September 5

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


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


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


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


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


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


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


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


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


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


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Performances -- September 5

An Evening of Celtic Music and Song in White River Junction: 6 p.m., Hotel Coolidge, 39 S. Main St. Features brother-sister team Liz and Dan Faiella. Doors open at 5 p.m. ^ $10. Cash bar available. 802-295-3118.


The 39 Steps in Woodstock: 7:30-9:30 p.m., King Farm Barn, 128 King Farm Road. A comedy from BarnArts Center for the Arts that features four actors playing over 150 characters ^ $10 or $15. 802-332-6020.


Eclipse Grange Shorts in Thetford: 7:30 p.m., Eclipse Grange Theatre, 193 Academy Road. Parish Players recite readings on the theme "Sci-Fi Explorations" ^ $10-$15. 802-785-4344.


Senior Centers -- September 5

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. Foot care by appointment ^ $25, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Dementia caregiver group, 1 p.m. 7 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


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


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, Mascoma Lake Rail Trail walk, 9 a.m. Community nurse, 10 a.m.-noon. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. Game day, 1 p.m. Zumba, 3:15 p.m. Carz Show and Barbecue, 6 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


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


Thompson Center in Woodstock: ArtisTree class, 10 a.m. Bingo, 10:30 a.m. German table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


September 6 Saturday

Book, Plant and Bake Sale in East Corinth: 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Blake Memorial Library, 676 Village Road. Books, garden plants, baked goods and art by Nancy Eilertsen. Free coffee and admission. 802-439-5338.


Plant Sale in Claremont: 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 120 Broad St. Perennials and house plants from the Claremont Garden Club. Donate plants from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Free admission. 603-863-0066.


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


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


Traditional Craft Day in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road. Explore crafts including felting, blacksmithing, pottery and coopering with experienced crafters ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Therapy Dog Discussion in Woodstock: 10:30 a.m., Norman Williams Public Library, 10 The Green. Learn about becoming a certified therapy dog team. Do not bring dogs. Free. Www.therapydogs.org.


Hands-On Science Activities in Norwich: 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., Montshire Museum, 1 Montshire Road. Activities include Creeping Colors and Sound Science. Free with admission ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Wings of Hope Butterfly Release in Lebanon: 1-3 p.m., Colburn Park. Release of butterflies supports Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Vermont and New Hampshire ^ $20 per butterfly. Reserve butterflies at 888-300-8853.


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


Nevil Shute Society in Hanover: 2-4 p.m., Murray Room at Howe Library, 13 South St. C.J. Smith will lead a discussion of Nevil Shute's novel Trustee From the Toolroom. Free. 603-790-8291.


Artist Reception in Cornish: 4-6 p.m., Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, Route 12A. Opening reception for Heather Dewey-Hagbord, who will talk at 5 p.m. Free. "Stranger Visions" continues through Oct. 26. 603-675-2175.


Artist Opening Reception in Norwich: 5-7 p.m., Norwich Public Library, 368 Main St. Features work from art students at Penny Lane Studio in Norwich. Exhibit continues through Oct. 31. Free. 802-649-1184.


Bazaars/Fairs -- September 6

Arts Festival and Auction in Strafford: 9-5 p.m., United Church, the green. Features art by New England artists, potluck lunch, workshops and live performances. Free admission. 802-765-4577.


Antiques Show in Norwich: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Norwich Historical Society, 277 Main St. Features dealers from New England and New York, live music and food ^ $5, under 12 free. Informal appraisals, 2-4 p.m., $5 per item, max of three items. 802-649-0124.


Art Festival in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Village Green. Watercolors, oils, acrylics, photography, pottery, music and good. Free admission. 802-457-3555.


Children's Events -- September 6

Spanish and Crafts in Etna: 10:45-11:45 a.m., Etna Library, 130 Etna Road. Introduces children to Spanish words and phrases through books, rhymes, music and crafts. All ages welcome. Free. 603-643-3116.


Community Meals -- September 6

Pot Roast Dinner in Cornish: 5-7 p.m., United Church, Center Road. All-you-can-eat ^ $5 or $10, preschoolers free. 1-603-542-8546.


Turkey Supper in Charlestown: 5 p.m., Senior Center, 223 Old Springfield Road. Menu includes side dishes and homemade pies. Takeout available. Tickets go on sale at 4 p.m. ^ $10. Call ahead at 603-826-5987.


Farmers Markets -- September 6

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


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


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


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


Film -- September 6

Guardians of the Galaxy 3D in Woodstock: 7:30-9:30 p.m., Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A super hero adventure about unlikely heroes that must come together to defeat a villain. Rated PG-13 ^ $8-$10. 802-457-3981.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- September 6

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


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


Yard Sale in Claremont: 8 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Mary's Parish gym, 32 Pearl St. More than 120 tables. Lay away and carry-out service available. Free admission. 603-542-2916.


Lectures -- September 6

Artist Talk in Lebanon: 4:30 p.m., AVA Gallery, 11 Bank St., Lebanon. Lecture by artist Laura Karetzky, whose work is currently on display. Free. 603-448-3117.


Ongoing -- September 6

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


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


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


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


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


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


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


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


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


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Performances -- September 6

The 39 Steps in Woodstock: 7:30-9:30 p.m., King Farm Barn, 128 King Farm Road. A comedy from BarnArts Center for the Arts that features four actors playing over 150 characters ^ $10 or $15. 802-332-6020.


Eclipse Grange Shorts in Thetford: 7:30 p.m., Eclipse Grange Theatre, 193 Academy Road. Parish Players recite readings on the theme "Sci-Fi Explorations" ^ $10-$15. 802-785-4344.


Senior Centers -- September 6

Chapin Center in New London: Computer class, call for appointment, 9-11 a.m. 7 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


September 7 Sunday

Hymn Sing and Breakfast in Lebanon: 9:15-10:30 a.m., United Methodist Church, 18 School St. ^ Donation. 603-863-7348.


Family Day Service and Barbecue in Corinth: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., East Corinth Fairgrounds. Following the service, which includes a pet blessing, join the congregational church for a barbecue and games for children follow service. Free. 802-439-6051.


Hands-On Science Activities in Norwich: 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., Montshire Museum, 1 Montshire Road. Includes fingerprint and fossil activities. Free with admission ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Country Auction With Chuck Eaton in Lyme: 1 p.m., the barn at 125 Breck Hill Road. Preview more than 100 items before bidding starts at 2 p.m. Free admission, parking and refreshments. Proceeds benefit repairs to historic horse sheds. 603-795-4780.


The Last Irene: Where Did All the Water Come From? in Hartford: 2 p.m., Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. Film followed by discussion and refreshments. Free. 802-296-3132.


Art Opening in Hanover: 2-4 p.m., Ledyard Gallery at Howe Library, 13 South St. A reception for "Celebrating the Portrait: 5 Points of View," that features portraits by 5 artists. Exhibit runs until Sept. 24. Free. 603-640-3260.


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


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.


Candlelight Vespers Service in Bradford, Vt.: 7 p.m., Old Goshen Church, 3904 Goshen Road, follow signs for Fairground Road. Led by the Rev. Harvey Bartlett. Free. 802-222-9391.


Community Meals -- September 7

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


Farmers Markets -- September 7

Canaan Farmers Market: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., on the common, intersection of routes 4 and 118. EBT and debit cards accepted. 603-523-9947.


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


Film -- September 7

Guardians of the Galaxy 3D in Woodstock: 7:30-9:30 p.m., Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A super hero adventure about unlikely heroes that must come together to defeat a villain. Rated PG-13 ^ $8-$10. 802-457-3981.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- September 7

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


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


Meditation -- September 7

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


Ongoing -- September 7

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


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


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


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


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


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


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


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


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


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


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Outdoors -- September 7

Suicide Awareness Walk in Hanover: 1 p.m., Hanover High School, 41 Lebanon St. A 3-mile walk from Hanover to Colburn Park in Lebanon ^ Donation. 603-448-2055, ext. 2226.


Performances -- September 7

St. J Jazz Quartet in White River Junction: 1:30-2:30 p.m., Valley Terrace, 2820 Christian St. Free. 802-280-1910.


The Vermont Civil War Song Book in South Woodstock: 2-3 p.m., Perkins Academy, 32 Academy Circle. Linda Radtke sings Vermont Civil War period songs. Free. 802-457-3251.


Eclipse Grange Shorts in Thetford: 3 p.m., Eclipse Grange Theatre, 193 Academy Road. Parish Players recite readings on the theme "Sci-Fi Explorations" ^ $10-$15. 802-785-4344.


The 39 Steps in Woodstock: 5-7 p.m., King Farm Barn, 128 King Farm Road. A comedy from BarnArts Center for the Arts that features four actors playing over 150 characters ^ $10 or $15. 802-332-6020.


September 8 Monday

Kripalu Yoga for All Levels in Sharon: 8:30-10 a.m. and 6-7:30 p.m., Vermont Independent School for the Arts, 5126 Route 14. Classes taught by Rose Loving ^ $15. 802-763-7434.


Deer Management and Forest Health in Hanover: 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., Mayer Room, Howe Library, 13 South St. Attend a discussion for forest landowners, foresters and land stewards or a forum for residents. Free. 603-640-3214.


Politics of Food Book Discussion in Windsor: 7 p.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. The Orchard: A Memoir by Theresa Weir is topic. Copies available at library. Free. 802-674-2556.


Children's Events -- September 8

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


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 Times 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 -- September 8

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 -- September 8

Guardians of the Galaxy 3D in Woodstock: 7:30-9:30 p.m., Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A super hero adventure about unlikely heroes that must come together to defeat a villain. Rated PG-13 ^ $8-$10. 802-457-3981.


Health -- September 8

Health Talk in Claremont: 10-11 a.m., Sugar River Mills, 7 Heritage Drive. Topic is "Cold and Flu: When to Seek Care." Free. 603-543-6800.


Foot Clinic in Charlestown: 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Senior Center, 223 Old Springfield Road. Foot care by appointment ^ $18. 603-543-6800.


Meditation -- September 8

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


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


Ongoing -- September 8

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


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


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


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


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


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


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


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


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


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Performances -- September 8

T.R. Returns to Cornish in Cornish: 7 p.m., Town offices, 488 Town House Road. Grantham resident Dwight Wilder portrays the 16th president. A presentation by the Cornish Historical Society. Free. 603-675-6165.


Senior Centers -- September 8

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.


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


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, 9 a.m. Walking club, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Vaccination talk, 11:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. Bingo, 1 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


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


Bone Builders for Seniors in Hartland: 10 a.m., Damon Hall, 1 Quechee Road. 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, 2:15-4 p.m. 6 Hale St. 802-728-9324.


September 9 Tuesday

Kripalu Yoga for Beginners in Sharon: 8:30-10 a.m., Vermont Independent School for the Arts, 5126 Route 14. Class taught by Rose Loving ^ $15. 802-763-7434.


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.


International Women's Club Coffee Drop-In in Hanover: 10-11 a.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. Casual meeting of a social organization that supports women from around the world. New members welcome. Free. 603-643-3033.


Books and Lunch in Hanover: Noon-1 p.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. BYO lunch and discuss Transatlantic by Colum McCann. Copies available. Howe library card not needed. Free. 603-643-4120.


Carz Club Car Show in White River Junction: 1:30-2:30 p.m., Valley Terrace, 2820 Christian St. Includes door prizes, people's choice award and refreshments. Free. 802-280-1910.


Fall Foliage Walk in Woodstock: 2-4 p.m., Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, 54 Elm St. Walk along historic carriage roads with a ranger while learning about the science of leaf color change. Free. 802-457-3368.


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


Author Talk in Newport: 7-8 p.m., Richards Free Library ballroom, 20 Main St. Anne Sarkisian discusses her book Toxic Staple, which is about the health effects of gluten. Free. 603-863-3430.


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


Children's Events -- September 9

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.


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


Toddler Story Time in New London: 10 a.m., Tracy Memorial Library, 304 Main St. For children ages 2-3 with caregivers. Free. 603-526-4656, ext. 3.


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.


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.


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


Community Meals -- September 9

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


Health -- September 9

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 -- September 9

"Learning From Other Gardens" in Hanover: 1-2:30 p.m., Mayer Room, Howe Library, 13 South St. Henry Homeyer gives a presentation on well-known gardens and how to generate design ideas. Sponsored by the Hanover Garden Club. Free. 603-353-4318.


Wildlife Talk in New London: 1-3 p.m., Our Lady of Fatima, 724 Main St. John Trachy, of UNH, discusses "Birds, Bats and Butterflies: Keeping New Hampshire Common Wildlife Common." Free. 603-526-7657.


Meditation -- September 9

Dharma Book Talk and Meditation in White River Junction: Shambhala Center, 158 S. Main St. Open meditation with instruction available, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Discussion of The Shambhala Principle by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, 6:30-8 p.m. ^ $5-$10 donation. 802-484-7235.


Ongoing -- September 9

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


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


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


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


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


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


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


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


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


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Outdoors -- September 9

Hike in Springfield, N.H.: Hike to Pitcher Hill using the Sunapee Ragged Kearsarge Greenway. Led by Peter Hope for the Ottauquechee Section of the Green Mountain Club. Call for details. 603-863-6456.


Performances -- September 9

The Honeymooners in Lebanon: 7-8 p.m., Dwinell Room at Harvest Hill, 23 Alice Peck Day Drive. A singing quartet. Free. 603-443-9532.


Senior Centers -- September 9

Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 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. Board meeting, 12:45 p.m. 6 Hale St. 802-728-9324.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Breakfast, 8:30 a.m. Nifty Needlers, 9:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. Canine show, 1 p.m. Foot massage by appointment. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


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


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


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


Orford Area Senior Services: Bone builders, 10:30 a.m. No Strings Attached Band, 11:30 a.m. Lunch at noon. United Congregational Church, Main Street. 603-353-9107.


September 10 Wednesday

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


Pork Workshop in Norwich: 2:30-6 p.m., Hogwash Farm, 708 Goodrich Four Corners at Union Village Road. Dr. Steven J. Moeller, a swine extension specialist, discusses "Producing Better Pork: Genetics and Management." Tour, demonstration and barbecue follow ^ $50. 802-434-4122.


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


Children's Events -- September 10

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


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


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


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.


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. Free. 802-674-2556.


Community Meals -- September 10

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


Dances -- September 10

Scottish Country Dance in Fairlee: 7-9 p.m., Town Hall, 75 Town Common Road, off Route 5. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partner necessary. Bring soft-soled shoes ^ $3, first time free. 802-439-3459.


Farmers Markets -- September 10

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


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


Health -- September 10

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.


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


Lectures -- September 10

Music History Talk in White River Junction: 2:30-3:30 p.m., Valley Terrace, 2820 Christian St. Catamount Arts' Martin Bryan discusses "The Changing Music Scene of the 1940s." Free. 802-280-1910.


Ongoing -- September 10

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


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


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


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


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


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


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


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


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


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


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Senior Centers -- September 10

Orange East Center in Bradford, Vt.: Tai chi, 8 a.m. ^ Donation. Foot care by appointment. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $5. Computer class, 3 p.m. 176 Waits River Road. 802-222-4782.


Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Duplicate bridge, 9:15 a.m. Hand and foot card game, 1 p.m. Tai chi at Presbyterian Church, 2:30 p.m. 7 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Greater Randolph Center: Lift for life, 8:30 a.m. Cards, 10 a.m. Crafts, 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. Book club, 12:45 p.m. 6 Hale St. 802-728-9324.


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


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


Bone Builders for Seniors in Hartland: 10 a.m., Damon Hall, 1 Quechee Road. Free. 802-436-2336.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Chair massage, 10 a.m. Handwork circle, bingo, 10:30 a.m. Community care coordinator, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. French table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. Book group, Bridgewater mill program, 1 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


September 11 Thursday

Fall Foliage Walk in Woodstock: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, 54 Elm St. Walk along historic carriage roads with a ranger while learning about the science of leaf color change. Free. 802-457-3368.


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


Bingo in Claremont: Doors open at 4:30 p.m., games start at 6:30 p.m., Senior Center, 5 Acer Heights Road. Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Croydon Volunteer Fire Department. Food and drinks available for purchase. Age 18 and over. 603-543-7118.


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


Bloodroot Literary Magazine Reading in Thetford: 7-8:30 p.m., Latham Library, 16 Library Lane. Authors read pieces in memory of the magazine's founding editor, "Do" Roberts followed by a reception. Free. 802-698-3348.


Book Discussion in Lebanon: 7-8:30 p.m., Lebanon Library, 9 E. Park St. Adult discussion of To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Free. 603-448-2459.


Children's Events -- September 11

Preschool Stories in New London: 10 a.m., Tracy Memorial Library, 304 Main St. Stories, songs and skits for children ages 3.5-pre-k. with caregivers. Free. 603-526-4656.


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


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.


Community Meals -- September 11

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


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


Farmers Markets -- September 11

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


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


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- September 11

Fall Rummage Sale in Bradford, Vt.: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 113 Upper Plain. Free admission. 802-222-9391.


Health -- September 11

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.


Health and Foot Clinic in Claremont: Blood pressure and sugar screenings, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Foot care by appointment ^ $18, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sugar River Mills, 7 Heritage Drive. 603-543-6800.


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


Lectures -- September 11

Lyme Disease Talk in Hartland: 6:30 p.m., Hartland Public Library, 153 Route 5. Public health nurse Wendy Walsh discusses ticks, disease and protection. Free. 802-436-2473.


Meditation -- September 11

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


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


Ongoing -- September 11

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


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


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


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


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


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


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


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


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


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


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


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


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


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


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


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


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


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


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


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


Senior Centers -- September 11

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


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


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Art class, 9 a.m. Cards, 9:30 a.m. Blood pressure clinic, 11 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


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


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Exercise, 9 a.m. Cribbage, 10 a.m. Italian class, bingo, 10:30 a.m. Italian table, lunch, at noon ^ $5 or $7. Yoga, 1 p.m. Bone builders, 2:15 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, 9 a.m. Chair yoga, 9:30 a.m. Walking club, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sparks presentation, 11:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. Bingo for baubles, bus to West Lebanon, 1 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


September 12 Friday

Grantham Garden Club: 9:30 a.m., Town Hall, 300 Route 10. Amy Ziffer, author of The Shady Lady, speaks about shade gardening techniques. Social time and meeting, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Program, 10:30 a.m. Free. 603-865-5010.


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


Homeschoolers Day in Norwich: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Montshire Museum, 1 Montshire Road. Homeschooled children learn about types of insects, life cycles and adaptions. Free with admission ^ $11 or $14, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Art Opening in Meriden: 5:30-7 p.m., Taylor Gallery, Flickinger Art Center, Kimball Union Academy. Exhibit features work by Alex Lucas. Continues through Oct. 18. Free. 603-469-2135.


Locomotive Photo Shoot in White River Junction: 8-9 p.m., Amtrak Station, 100 Railroad Ave. Join amateur and professional photographers to photograph trains brought for the Glory Days Festival ^ $10. 802-295-5036.


Children's Events -- September 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.


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


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


Community Meals -- September 12

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


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


Farmers Markets -- September 12

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


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- September 12

Fall Rummage Sale in Bradford, Vt.: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 113 Upper Plain. Free admission. 802-222-9391.


Health -- September 12

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


Health Talk in Newport: 1:30-2:30 p.m., Pearl Street Housing, 17 Pearl St. Topic is "Colds and Flu: When to Seek Care." Free. 603-543-6800.


Ongoing -- September 12

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


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


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


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


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


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


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


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


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


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


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


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


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


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


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


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road ^ $16 or $13, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


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


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


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


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


Performances -- September 12

Guitar Concert in Sunapee: 7 p.m., Sunapee Community Coffeehouse, Methodist Church, 17 Lower Main St. Claude Bourbon plays blues, Spanish, Middle Eastern and Russian music ^ Donation. 1-603-229-1859.


The 39 Steps in Woodstock: 7:30-9:30 p.m., King Farm Barn, 128 King Farm Road. A comedy from BarnArts Center for the Arts that features four actors playing over 150 characters ^ $10 or $15. 802-332-6020.


Eclipse Grange Shorts in Thetford: 7:30 p.m., Eclipse Grange Theatre, 193 Academy Road. Parish Players recite readings on the theme "Sci-Fi Explorations" ^ $10-$15. 802-785-4344.


"Four-Hand Rhapsody" Concert With Classicopia in Lebanon: 7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 10 S. Park St. Pianists Daniel Weiser and Philip Liston-Kraft play works by Mozart, Moszkowski, Ravel and Gershwin ^ $20, children free. 603-448-4281.


Senior Centers -- September 12

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. Long-term care planning, 10:30 a.m. Foot care by appointment ^ $25, 1-3 p.m. 7 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


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


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Foot clinic, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. ArtisTree class, 10 a.m. Bingo, 10:30 a.m. German table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


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


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


September 13 Saturday

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


Traditional Craft Day in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road. Explore crafts including felting, blacksmithing, pottery and coopering with experienced crafters ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Fall Foliage Walk in Woodstock: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, 54 Elm St. Walk along historic carriage roads with a ranger while learning about the science of leaf color change. Free. 802-457-3368.


Bazaars/Fairs -- September 13

Glory Days Railroad Festival in White River Junction: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., downtown. Train exhibits and rides, children's entertainment, live music, craft vendors, food and vintage cars ^ $10. Sponsored by Hartford Parks and Recreation. 802-295-5036.


Farmers Markets -- September 13

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


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


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


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


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- September 13

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


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


Fall Rummage Sale in Bradford, Vt.: 9 a.m.-noon, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 113 Upper Plain. Bag sale. Free admission. 802-222-9391.


Health -- September 13

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 -- September 13

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


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


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


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


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


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


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


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


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


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Performances -- September 13

The 39 Steps in Woodstock: 7:30-9:30 p.m., King Farm Barn, 128 King Farm Road. A comedy from BarnArts Center for the Arts that features four actors playing over 150 characters ^ $10 or $15. 802-332-6020.


Eclipse Grange Shorts in Thetford: 7:30 p.m., Eclipse Grange Theatre, 193 Academy Road. Parish Players recite readings on the theme "Sci-Fi Explorations" ^ $10-$15. 802-785-4344.


September 14 Sunday

Hidden Spaces Unique Places Tour in Woodstock: 10:30 a.m.-noon, Carriage Barn Visitor Center, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, 54 Elm St. Walking tour of the park's seldom-seen historic building interiors ^ $4-$8. Reservations suggested. 802-457-3368.


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.


Farmers Markets -- September 14

Canaan Farmers Market: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., on the common, intersection of routes 4 and 118. EBT and debit cards accepted. 603-523-9947.


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


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- September 14

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


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


Meditation -- September 14

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


Ongoing -- September 14

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


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


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


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


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


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


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


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


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


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


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Performances -- September 14

The 39 Steps in Woodstock: 5-7 p.m., King Farm Barn, 128 King Farm Road. A comedy from BarnArts Center for the Arts that features four actors playing over 150 characters ^ $10 or $15. 802-332-6020.


Senior Centers -- September 14

Chapin Center in New London: Sunday at the movies, 2 p.m. Call ahead for title. 7 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


September 15 Monday

Kripalu Yoga for All Levels in Sharon: 8:30-10 a.m. and 6-7:30 p.m., Vermont Independent School for the Arts, 5126 Route 14. Classes taught by Rose Loving ^ $15. 802-763-7434.


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 -- September 15

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


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


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 Times 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 -- September 15

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.


Health -- September 15

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


Health Clinic in Charlestown: 11-11:45 a.m., Sullivan Nutrition Program, 26 Railroad St. Blood pressure and sugar screenings. Free. 603-543-6800.


Health Talk and Foot Clinic in Charlestown: Health talk on "Colds and Flu: When to Seek Care," 12:45-1:30 p.m., free. Foot care by appointment, 1:30-3:30 p.m., ^ $18. Elderly Housing, 107 Lovers Lane Road. 603-543-6800.


Meditation -- September 15

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


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


Ongoing -- September 15

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


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


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


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


Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 69 Old River Road. Quilt exhibit on display until Sept. 21. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


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


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


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


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


Bridgewater Historical Society Museum: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment, 12 N. Bridgewater Road. Includes town history exhibits and Bridgewater Mill artifacts. Free. 802-672-3745.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Senior Centers -- September 15

Chapin Center in New London: Walk at Proctor Academy, 8:30 a.m. Men's group, 8:45 a.m. Chair exercise, 10:15 a.m. Duplicate bridge, 12:45 p.m. French group, 4 p.m. 7 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Newsletter folding, 8:30 a.m. Exercise, 9 a.m. Memoir club, 10:15 a.m. Bingo, 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. Bridge, horseshoes, 1 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Orange East Center in Bradford, Vt.: Exercise, 9 a.m. Reiki clinic, 10 a.m.-noon. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $5. Board meeting, 12:45 p.m. 176 Waits River Road. 802-222-4782.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, 9 a.m. Walking club, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Blood pressure and flu clinic, 10 a.m.-noon. Piano concert, 11:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7.50. Bingo, 1 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Bone builders, 9:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. Quilting group, 12:30 p.m. MS support group, health talk, 1 p.m. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


Bone Builders for Seniors in Hartland: 10 a.m., Damon Hall, 1 Quechee Road. 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, 2:15-4 p.m. 6 Hale St. 802-728-9324.