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October 21 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.


Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Global Campus' Yahtzee club, 2 p.m. Games with Dartmouth College students, 3:30 p.m. Sparks of the Round Table, 4:30 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Yoga Class in Canaan: 3:45-4:45 p.m., Indian River School, Royal Road. An introductory class ^ $60 for five weeks; $11 or $12, drop-in. Sponsored by Mascoma Valley Recreation. 603-632-5026.


Piyo Strength Class in Canaan: 4:15-5:15 p.m., Indian River School, Royal Road. A fusion of Pilates and yoga ^ $6 or $10 drop-in fee. Sponsored by Mascoma Valley Recreation. 603-632-5026.


Fiber Crafters Group in South Royalton: 6-8 p.m., Royalton Memorial Library, 23 Alexander Place. All welcome. Free. 802-763-7094.


Zumba Classes in Enfield: 6-7 p.m., Community Building, 308 Route 4. Cardiovascular fitness and muscle toning exercises with music ^ $10 drop-in. Sponsored by Mascoma Valley Recreation. 603-632-5026.


Book Discussion in Norwich: 7-8:30 p.m., Norwich Public Library, 368 Main St. Topic is Dreams of Trespass, by Fatima Mernissi. Free. 802-296-2191.


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 -- October 21

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.


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.


Toddler Activity Time in Claremont: 10:30 a.m., Fiske Free Library, 108 Broad St. For children up to age 3. Free. 603-542-7017.


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.


After-School Art Program in Lebanon: 2:30-5 p.m., AVA Gallery and Art Center, 11 Bank St. Art activities for children in grades 5-8. Free. 603-448-3117.


Aquazone in White River Junction: 4:30-7 p.m., Upper Valley Aquatic Center, 100 Arboretum Lane. Supervised water play for children ages 5-13 ^ $8. 802-296-2850.


Community Meals -- October 21

Potluck Lunch and Program in Perkinsville: Noon, Perkinsville Community Church, 35 Church St. Bring a dish to share. Donna Dearborn discusses her book Every Sunday. Free. 802-263-5245.


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


Film -- October 21

Tea Theater in Quechee: 3 p.m., Quechee Public Library, 1959 Quechee Main St. Features classic film starring Jane Fonda, refreshments and conversation. Free. Call for title. 802-295-1232.


Health -- October 21

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.


Foot Clinic in Grantham: 9:30 a.m.-noon, Town Offices, 300 Route 10. Foot care by appointment ^ $25. 603-526-4077.


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


Foot Clinic in Claremont: 1-4 p.m., Marion Phillips Apartments, 243 Broad St. Foot care by appointment ^ $18. 603-543-6800.


Lectures -- October 21

"Internet Safety: Protecting Yourself Online" in Hanover: Noon-1 p.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. Bring your lunch to a talk and discussion with WinCycle staff. Free. 603-643-4120.


Meditation -- October 21

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


Dharma Talk and Meditation in White River Junction: Shambhala Center, 158 S. Main St. Open meditation with instruction available, 5:30-6:30 p.m. "Relationships as Practice," by Hill Anderson, 6:30-7:30 p.m. ^ $5-$10 donation. 802-296-6225.


Ongoing -- October 21

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. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


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.


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.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 802-649-2200.


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 -- October 21

Walk in Hanover: Easy 3-mile walk around the Mink Brook area. Led by Inge Brown for the Ottauquechee Section of the Green Mountain Club. Call for details. 802-296-5777.


Performances -- October 21

Emerson String Quartet in Hanover: 7 p.m., Spaulding Auditorium at Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock St. Features music by Shostakovich, Britten and Ravel ^ $17-$50. 603-646-2422.


Senior Centers -- October 21

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. Saxophone concert, 11:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $4 or $5. 6 Hale St. 802-728-9324.


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


Orford Area Senior Services: Bone builders, 10:30 a.m. Blood pressure clinic, 11 a.m.-noon. No Strings Attached band, 11:30 a.m. Lunch, 50/50 raffle, at noon. United Congregational Church, Main Street. 603-353-9107.


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. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, gift shop, 9 a.m. Foot care, 9 a.m.-noon, ^ $20. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $7. Bus to West Lebanon, line dancing, 1 p.m. 10 Campbell St. 603-448-4213.


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


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


October 22 Wednesday

Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Health and fitness, 1 p.m. Knitting, 2 p.m. Creative writing, 3 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


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


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


Art Opening in Lyme: 6 p.m., Long River Studios, 1 Main St. Features new work by C. A. Santa Maria. Free. 603-795-4909.


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. Call ahead. Free. 802-674-2556.


Suicide Forum in Lebanon: 6-8 p.m., Auditoria E & F, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive. Film, panel talk and community discussion about how to prevent firearm suicide. Free. 603-653-8360.


Shakespeare Series in Ascutney: 6:30 p.m., Weathersfield Proctor Library, 5181 Route 5. Patti Arrison leads a discussion of the Bard's Macbeth. Copies available. 802-674-2863.


Author Reading in Norwich: 7 p.m., Norwich Bookstore, 291 Main St. James Gus Speth reads from his book Angels By the River: A Memoir. Reservations recommended. Free. 802-649-1114.


Children's Events -- October 22

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


Ghostly 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.


Toddler and Preschool Stories in Newport: 10:30 and 11 a.m., Richards Free Library, 58 N. Main St. Toddler group for up to age 3; preschool group for up age 6. Free. 603-863-3430.


Word Play in Norwich: 10:30 a.m., Norwich Public Library, 368 Main St. Songs, stories and fingerplay for children from infancy to age 4 with caregivers. Free. 802-649-1184.


Story Time in Ascutney: 11-11:30 a.m., Weathersfield Proctor Library, 5181 Route 5. Stories and crafts for children under age 5. Free. 802-674-2863.


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.


Zumba for Kids in White River Junction: 3:30 p.m., Upper Valley Aquatic Center, 100 Arboretum Lane. A dance workout for ages 4-7 ^ $7. 802-296-2850.


Community Meals -- October 22

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


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


Dances -- October 22

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.


Film -- October 22

The Vermont Movie Part Three: Refuge, Reinvention and Revolution in Hartland: 6:30 p.m., Hartland Public Library, 153 Route 5. Watch and discuss the movie with filmmaker Nora Jacobson in the six-part series sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council. Free. 802-436-2473.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- October 22

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


Health -- October 22

Foot Clinic in Newport: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Senior Center, 76 Main St. Foot care by appointment ^ $18. 603-543-6800.


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


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


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


Veteran Services Talk in Woodstock: 1-2 p.m., 99 Senior Lane. Veterans Affairs Outreach Coordinator Wendy DeCoff discusses programs for aging veterans and their spouses. Free. 802-457-3277.


Lectures -- October 22

Judicial Process Talk in Hanover: 4:30 p.m., Room 003, Rockefeller Center, corner of Webster and North Main Streets. Judge Thomas Griffith, a U.S. Court of Appeals Justice, is the speaker. Free. 603-646-2207.


Artist Talk in Hanover: 5 p.m., Hood Museum of Art, 6 E. Wheelock St. MacArthur Fellow Tom Joyce discusses "Mastery of a Medium: The Art of African Blacksmiths." Free. 603-646-2808.


"A Study in Scarlet 2014" in Hanover: 7-8:30 p.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. Tim Pifer, laboratory director of the New Hampshire State Police Forensic Laboratory, discusses forensic science. Free. 603-643-4120.


Meditation -- October 22

Meditation in Everyday Life Class in White River Junction: 5:30-8 p.m., Shambhala Center, 158 S. Main St. Instruction available. Learn mindfulness and stability skills ^ $65, financial aid available. 802-484-7235.


Ongoing -- October 22

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


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


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


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-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. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


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.


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.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 802-649-2200.


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 -- October 22

Orange East Center in Bradford, Vt.: Tai chi, 8 a.m., ^ Donation. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $5. Computer class, 3 p.m. Cribbage, 7 p.m., ^ $2. 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. 6 Hale St. 802-728-9324.


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Computer lessons, 8:45 a.m. Chronic pain workshop, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $5. Line dancing, 1:30 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, gift shop, 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. Grief and loss support 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.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Tai chi, chair massages, 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. Aging veterans program, 1 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


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


October 23 Thursday

Senior Art Classes in Lebanon: 9 a.m.-noon, AVA Gallery and Art Center, 11 Bank St. No experience required. All materials provided ^ $5 per class, includes lunch. 603-448-3117.


Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Life skills, 1 p.m. Uno club, 2 p.m. Music, 3:30 p.m. TLC crafts, 4:30 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Handcrafters Gathering in Lyme: 1:30-4 p.m., Converse Free Library, 38 Union St. Free. 603-795-4622.


Benefit Fashion Show in Lebanon: 3-4 p.m., Dwinell Room at Harvest Hill, 23 Alice Peck Day Drive. Features new and used clothing available for purchase ^ Donation of non-perishable food item. Proceeds benefit Upper Valley Haven. 603-443-9532.


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.


Domestic Violence Prevention Forum in Bradford, Vt.: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Oxbow High School, 35 Oxbow Drive. Workshop includes discussion of strategies and responses to domestic violence. Free. 802-685-7900.


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


Solar Power in Hanover: 6:30-8 p.m., Hanover High School, 41 Lebanon St. Launch event for Solarize Hanover. Sponsored by Vital Communities. Free. 802-291-9100.


Historic District Discussion in Charlestown: 7-9 p.m., Community Room, Railroad Street. All are welcome to a round table talk about the proposed historic district ordinance. Free. 603-826-9726.


Prompt and Pinot Writing Workshop and Reading in White River Junction: 7:30-9:30 p.m., Revolution, 26 N. Main St. Write and listen to a reading by author Vicky Fish. Sponsored by The Writer's Center of White River Junction. Free. 802-296-1068.


Children's Events -- October 23

Preschool Stories in New London: 10 a.m., Tracy Memorial Library, 304 Main St. Stories, songs and skits for children ages 3.5 to 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.


Stories and Crafts in Lyme: 1 p.m., Converse Free Library, 38 Union St. For children ages 3-6. Free. 603-795-4622.


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


Aquazone in White River Junction: 4:30-7 p.m., Upper Valley Aquatic Center, 100 Arboretum Lane. Supervised water play for children ages 5-13 ^ $8. 802-296-2850.


Community Meals -- October 23

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.


Dances -- October 23

Social Waltz in Thetford Center: 7-9 p.m., Rice Mills Community Center, Route 132 and Tucker Hill Road. Practice session for other social dances, 9-10 p.m. No partner required. Bring water and clean soft-soled shoes ^ $3 or $5. 802-333-3834.


Farmers Markets -- October 23

Feast and Field in Barnard: 4:30-7:30 p.m., 2248 Royalton Turnpike. Free admission. 802-999-3391.


Film -- October 23

The Raising of America in Wilder: 5:30-7 p.m., Wilder Center, 2087 Hartford Ave. Documentary followed by a discussion about early childhood in Windsor County. Free. 802-730-4732.


Health -- October 23

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.


Flu Clinic in Plainfield: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Fire Station, Route 12A. Bring insurance card. Wear a short-sleeved shirt. Free or ^ by donation. 603-543-6800.


Flu Clinic in Orford: 4-7 p.m., Congregational Church, Main Street. Flu shots for ages 10 and older. Free. 603-523-7100.


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 -- October 23

Culture and Religion Talk in Hanover: 4:15-5:30 p.m., Filene Auditorium in Moore Hall, 3 Maynard Street. Robert Thurman, a Columbia University professor, discusses "Buddha: Scientist, Realist, Educator, Social Reformer." Free. 603-646-3738.


Artist Talk in Lebanon: 5:30 p.m., AVA Gallery, 11 Bank St., Lebanon. Lecture by artist Coralea Wennberg, whose work is currently on display. Free. 603-448-3117.


Meditation -- October 23

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 -- October 23

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


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


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


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-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. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


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.


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.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 802-649-2200.


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 -- October 23

Medea in Hanover: 7 p.m., Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. A live National Theater broadcast of Euripiedes' tragedy about motherhood and vengeance ^ $23. 603-646-2422.


Christian Music Concert in Quechee: 7-9 p.m., Mid Vermont Christian School, 399 W. Gilson Ave. Features singer-songwriter Mark Harris ^ Donation. 802-295-6800.


Senior Centers -- October 23

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. Blood pressure and glucose screenings, ask a nurse, 9-11 a.m., free. Foot clinic by appointment, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., ^ $25, Center at Eastman. 603-526-6368.


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


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Computer lessons, 8:45 a.m. Quilting, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $5. Zumba, 1:15 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Foot care by appointment ^ $20. Art class, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. Line dancing, 12:45 p.m. Cribbage, 1 p.m. 91 Horse Meadow Road. 603-787-2539.


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


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


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


October 24 Friday

Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Wii bowling, 1 p.m. Reading, 3 p.m. Science, 5 p.m. Potluck, costume party and Thriller dance lessons, 6 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Art Opening in South Royalton: 5-7 p.m., Royalton Memorial Library, 23 Alexander Place. Reception for Sylvia and William Spain, whose work will be on display until Nov. 1. Free. 802-763-7094.


Art Walk in South Royalton: 5-7 p.m., downtown South Royalton Walk to different locations in town to view art. Includes refreshments. Free. 802-763-7094.


Art Opening in Meriden: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Taylor Gallery, Flickinger Arts Center, Kimball Union Academy. "Paper Sadhana" features work by Angie Follensbee-Hall. Continues through Dec. 17. Free. 603-469-2135.


Piloxing Fitness Class in Enfield: 6-7 p.m., Community Building, 308 Route 4. An interval class using boxing, pilates and dance. All levels welcome ^ $6 or $10 drop-in. Sponsored by Mascoma Valley Recreation. 603-632-5026.


Teen Tinker Night in Norwich: 6:30-8 p.m., Montshire Museum, 1 Montshire Road. Sixth-ninth graders design, build and create objects at the tinkering studio ^ $16. 802-649-2200.


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


Children's Events -- October 24

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


Craft and Story in Quechee: 9:30-10:45 a.m., Upper Valley Waldorf School, 80 Bluff Road. Fall craft and story for children up to age 6 with caregiver. Free. Registration requested. 802-296-2496, ext. 11.


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


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


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


Middle School Pool Party in White River Junction: 7-9 p.m., Upper Valley Aquatic Center, 100 Arboretum Lane. Swimming, music and food for fifth- to eighth-graders ^ $5. 802-296-2850.


Community Meals -- October 24

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


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


Dances -- October 24

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


Film -- October 24

Laggies with Alix Madigan in Hanover: 7 p.m., Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. An indie comedy starring Keira Knightley ^ $9. 603-646-2422.


Phantom of the Opera in Enfield: 7 p.m., Mary Keane Chapel, 447 Route 4A. The 1925 silent movie accompanied by live organ music played by Peter Krasinski ^ $3-$10. Includes costume parade. 603-632-4346.


Lauren Bacall Film in Hartland: 7 p.m., Hartland Library, 153 Route 5. Movie starring the actress and Gregory Peck. Free. Call for title. 802-436-2473.


Health -- October 24

Flu Clinic in Claremont: 10-11:30 a.m., CSB Community Center, 152 South St. Bring insurance card. Wear a short-sleeved shirt. Free or ^ by donation. 603-543-6800.


Flu Clinic in Claremont: Noon-1:30 p.m., Earl Bourdon Centre, 67 Maple Ave. Bring insurance card. Wear a short-sleeved shirt. Free or ^ by donation. 603-543-6800.


Lectures -- October 24

"Always-On: How Hyperconnectivity Disrupts Business" in Hanover: 12:30-1:30 p.m., Frantz Classroom, Tuck School of Business, 100 Tuck Hall. James L. McQuivey, vice president, principal analyst serving CMO professionals at Forrester, gives talk. Free. 603-646-1756.


Iraq Panel Discussion in Hanover: 3:30-5 p.m., Room 001, Rockefeller Center, corner of Webster and North Main Streets. Phil Klay, Steven Simon and William Wohlforth discuss "America and Iraq: Past, Present and Future." Free. 603-646-2023.


Art Exhibit Talk in Hanover: 5 p.m., Auditorium, Hood Museum of Art, 6 E. Wheelock St. Kellie Jones, co-curator of the current exhibit, discusses "Civil/Rights/Act: Art and Activism in the 1960s" followed by a reception with live music. Free. 603-646-2808.


Ongoing -- October 24

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


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


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


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-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. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


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.


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.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 802-649-2200.


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 -- October 24

Walking and Running Club in Enfield: 4:30-5:30 p.m., Huse Park, 308 Route 4. Run or walk with others in the Mascoma Valley. Free. 603-632-5026.


Performances -- October 24

Beauty and the Beast in Haverhill: 6:30 p.m., Court Street Arts at Alumni Hall, 75 Court St. A National Marionette Theatre production ^ $4 or $8. 603-989-5500.


Long Day's Journey Into Night in Thetford: 7 p.m., Eclipse Grange Theatre, 193 Academy Road. Eugene O'Neill's autobiographical drama ^ $10-$15. 802-785-4344.


Oh God in Hanover: 7-9 p.m., Room 3, Rockefeller Center, corner of Webster and North Main Streets. A play about a psychotherapist with an autistic child whose new patient is God. Free. 603-646-0475.


Our Town in Hartland: 7 p.m., Damon Hall, 1 Quechee Road. Hartland Community Arts presents the Thornton Wilder play ^ $5 or $10, 12 and under free. 802-295-5802.


Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in Woodstock: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A musical about the biblical saga of Joseph ^ $18-$28. 802-457-3981.


Rapture, Blister, Burn in Enfield: 7:30 p.m., Shaker Bridge Theatre, 23 Main St. A Gina Gionfriddo comedy about two women who chose different paths in life ^ $25 or $32. Call for reservations. 603-448-3750.


Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play in New London: 7:30 p.m., Whipple Hall, Main Street. Sunapee Kearsarge Intercommunity Theatre perform three short radio plays based on works by Hitchcock ^ $8 or $12. 603-526-2910.


Senior Centers -- October 24

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. 7 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


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


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


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


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


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. Community care coordinator, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. German table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. Computer class, 1:30 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


October 25 Saturday

Model Engineering Show in Windsor: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Windsor Recreational Center, 29 Union St. View the craftsmanship of some of New England's best model engineers. Includes demonstrations and workshops ^ $5 or $10. 802-674-5781.


Family Halloween Celebration in Hanover: 10 a.m.-noon, R.W. Black Center, 48 Lebanon St. Wear costumes to party that includes lunch, facepainting and children's activities ^ $10 per person; $40 per family. 603-643-6747.


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


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


Hands-On Science Activities in Norwich: 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Montshire Museum, 1 Montshire Road. Science activities for adults and children. Free with admission ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


West Hartford Library Grand Opening: 1-4 p.m., West Hartford Library, 5133 Route 14. Ribbon cutting, library tours and refreshments. Free. 802-296-8163.


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.


Exhibit Tour in Hanover: 2 p.m., Hood Museum of Art, 6 E. Wheelock St. Teresa A. Carbone, co-curator of the exhibit, "Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties," leads tour. Free. 603-646-2808.


Harvest Supper, Show and Silent Auction in Strafford: Dinner seatings at 5, 5:45 and 6:30 p.m., Barrett Hall, Route 132. Ham dinner followed by musical show "Strafford Through the Ages" at 7:30 p.m. ^ $2-$10, dinner; $3, show. 802-765-4019.


Dance and Silent Auction in Lebanon: 8-11:30 p.m., Elks Club, 150 Heater Road. Dr. Burma and the Squids play music. Free swing dance lessons, 7:30 p.m. ^ $10. Proceeds benefit Red Logan Dental Clinic. 603-381-0998.


Bazaars/Fairs -- October 25

Fall Festival in South Royalton: 1-3 p.m., downtown South Royalton. Decorate vehicle trunks and hand out candy to children. Free. Sign up vehicles ahead of time. 802-299-9033.


Children's Events -- October 25

"Spooktacular" Story Time in Grantham: 10-11:30 a.m., Dunbar Free Library, 401 Route 10. Halloween stories and craft. Wear costumes. Free. 603-863-2172.


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


Children's Halloween Dance in Woodsville: 5-7 p.m., Clifford Memorial Building, 65 S. Court St. Games, food and costume contest ^ $5. 603-787-6096.


Haunted House in Woodsville: 7:30-10 p.m., Clifford Memorial Building, 65 S. Court St. Theme is "The Walking Dead" ^ $5. 603-787-6096.


Community Meals -- October 25

Turkey Supper in Hartland: 4:30-6:30 p.m., First Universalist Society, 8 Brownsville Road. Menu includes roast turkey, homemade pies and rolls ^ $6 or $12; under 12, free. 802-436-2323.


Beef Stroganoff and Noddles Dinner in Plainfield: 5-6:30 p.m., Fire Station, 1260 Route 12A. Includes vegetables, bread and homemade pies. Takeout available ^ $5 or $10, under 5 free. Sponsored by Plainfield Community Church. 603-298-8913.


Dances -- October 25

Thriller Dance Lessons in Haverhill: 1 p.m., Court Street Arts at Alumni Hall, 75 Court St. Learn the choreography for the iconic dance ^ $12. 603-989-5500.


Family Contradance in Norwich: 5-11:15 p.m., Tracy Hall, 300 Main St. Music by Cuckoo's Nest. Family dance, 5 p.m. Potluck dinner, 6:30 p.m. Beginner lessons, 7:45 p.m. Clean shoes required ^ $5 or $8, seniors by donation, under 16 free. 802-785-4607.


Sweet Jamm Dance in Haverhill: 7-10 p.m., Alumni Hall Cultural Center, 75 Court St. Dance to music of the 20s, 30s and 40s ^ Donation. 603-989-5500.


Old Time Country Dance in West Newbury, Vt.: 7:30 p.m., 219 Tyler Farm Road. Eastern-style square dances and other formations. All dances taught. Adam Boyce as fiddler and caller. Refreshments served ^ Donation. 802-429-2316.


Farmers Markets -- October 25

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.


Film -- October 25

Thin Ice in Woodstock: 3 p.m., Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road. A documentary about global warming that features scientists working in the Arctic and Antarctic ^ $6 or $11. 802-457-2355.


Magic in the Moonlight in Hanover: 5 and 8 p.m., Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. A Woody Allen romantic comedy starring Colin Firth and Emma Stone ^ $8. 603-646-2422.


God's Not Dead in West Lebanon: 7-9:30 p.m., Baptist Church, 114 Seminary Hill Road. A student defends his Christianity to a college professor. Free. 603-298-8917.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- October 25

Fall Rummage Sale in Sunapee: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Methodist Church, Route 11. Bag sale, 12:30 p.m. Free admission. 603-763-4301.


Attic Shop in Plainfield: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Blow-Me-Down Grange, 1107 Route 12A. New and used items include crafts, antiques, books, artwork and furniture. Free admission. 603-448-0773.


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


Lectures -- October 25

"The Beehive as a Honey Factory" in Hanover: 10-11 a.m., Howe Library, 13 South St. Cornell University professor Thomas Seeley discusses honeybees. Free. 603-643-4120.


"Discovering New England Stone Walls" in Canaan: 1-2:30 p.m., Town Library, 1173 Route 4. Kevin Gardner discusses the history and aesthetics of stone walls while building a miniature example. Free. 603-523-9650.


Ongoing -- October 25

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


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


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


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-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. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Hartford Historical Society Museum: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, Garipay House, 1461 Maple St. 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.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 802-649-2200.


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 -- October 25

Trail Clearing in Newbury, N.H.: Stoney Brook Wildlife Sanctuary, Chalk Road. Clear a new trail with the Audubon Society of New Hampshire. Free. Call 603-526-6555 for details.


Trail Fun Run in Newbury, N.H.: A moderate 4.4-mile run from Chalk Pond to Newbury Harbor. Call 603-763-2127 for details.


Walk in Orford: A 6-mile walk on dirt roads. Led by Dick Ruben for the Ottauquechee Section of the Green Mountain Club. Call for details. 802-333-3707.


Tree Identification Walk in Windsor: 10 a.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. Meet at library for walk led by forester Jim Esden. Free. 802-674-2556.


Planting Garlic Workshop in White River Junction: Noon-1 p.m., White River Community Garden at Ratcliffe Park, Latham Works Lane. Free. 802-295-5804.


Performances -- October 25

Pie Night in Lebanon: 5 p.m., Upper Valley Music Center violin, viola and cello players ages 3-17 give a Halloween-themed concert, followed by a dessert fundraiser. Free. Location to be determined. 603-448-1642.


Long Day's Journey Into Night in Thetford: 7 p.m., Eclipse Grange Theatre, 193 Academy Road. Eugene O'Neill's autobiographical drama ^ $10-$15. 802-785-4344.


Our Town in Hartland: 7 p.m., Damon Hall, 1 Quechee Road. Hartland Community Arts presents the Thornton Wilder play ^ $5 or $10, 12 and under free. 802-295-5802.


Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in Woodstock: 7:30 p.m., Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A musical about the biblical saga of Joseph ^ $18-$28. 802-457-3981.


Rapture, Blister, Burn in Enfield: 7:30 p.m., Shaker Bridge Theatre, 23 Main St. A Gina Gionfriddo comedy about two women who chose different paths in life ^ $25 or $32. Call for reservations. 603-448-3750.


Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play in New London: 7:30 p.m., Whipple Hall, Main Street. Sunapee Kearsarge Intercommunity Theatre perform three short radio plays based on works by Hitchcock ^ $8 or $12. 603-526-2910.


Arrowhead Ski Area Benefit Concert in Claremont: 7:30 p.m., Claremont Opera House, 58 Opera House Square. Features band Smoke & Mirrors and raffle ^ $18 or $20.


Barbary Coast Jazz Ensemble in Hanover: 8 p.m., Spaulding Auditorium at Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock St. "Celebrating Sun Ra" pays tribute to the composer and band leader ^ $10. 603-646-2422.


October 26 Sunday

Open House and Harvest Festival in Lebanon: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., First Baptist Church, School Street. Worship service followed by festival. Free. 603-448-5618.


Bicycle Donation in Hanover: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 2 W. Wheelock St. Donate bikes in any condition to benefit charity for Africa. Free. 978-440-7852.


Family Halloween in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road. A day of wagon rides, pumpkin carving, traditional games for all ages and a costume parade. Free admission for children in costume ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Hands-On Science Activities in Norwich: 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Montshire Museum, 1 Montshire Road. Science activities for adults and children. Free with admission ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Girl Scout Recruitment in Enfield: 1-4 p.m., Great View Roller Rink, Route 4. Learn about how to join and volunteer for area scouting groups. Recruitment, free. Skating ^ $8-$10. 603-298-5621.


Game Day in Hanover: 2-4 p.m., Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. Try new Tiltfactor games. Free. 603-646-1007.


Great Goose Auction in Hanover: 2-4 p.m., Hanover Inn, 2 E. Wheelock St. Proceeds benefit Open Fields School. Preview begins at 12:30 p.m. Free admission. 802-785-2077.


Art Reception in Quechee: 3-5 p.m., Quechee Inn, 1119 Quechee Main St. Opening reception for "Eastman's Artistic Expressions," which runs through Dec. 4. Free. 802-295-3133.


Ausbon Sargent Annual Meeting in New London: 3 p.m., New London Historical Society, 179 Little Sunapee Road. Business meeting and social. Free. 603-526-6555.


Church Conference in Bethel: 3:30 p.m., Miller Memorial Church, 122 North Main St. Free. 802-839-0560.


Autumn Auction Fundraiser in Randolph: 5-8 p.m., Chandler Upper Gallery, 71-73 Main St. Proceeds from live and silent auction benefit programming at the center ^ $10, includes chili dinner. 802-728-9878.


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


Community Meals -- October 26

Eggs to Order Breakfast in Claremont: 8:30-11 a.m., St. Mary's Parish gym, 32 Pearl St. Includes omelets, toast, home fries, bacon and sausage ^ $4 or $7, under 3 free. 603-542-8062.


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


Dances -- October 26

Square Dance Classes in Bradford, Vt.: 2-5 p.m., Oxbow Union High School, Route 5. Sponsored by Connecticut Valley Swingers. All ages, singles and couples welcome ^ $7. 802-222-3552.


Film -- October 26

Children of Men in Hanover: 4 p.m., Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. Clive Owen stars in Alfonso Cuaron's near-future thriller ^ $8. 603-646-2422.


The Boxtrolls in Woodstock: 7:30 p.m., Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A family film about a community of creatures that raises a human boy. Rated PG-13 ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


Lectures -- October 26

"Economics, Climate Change and Intergenerational Fairness" in Grantham: 4-5:30 p.m., South Cove Activity Center, 25 Road Round the Lake. Richard Howarth, chairman of Dartmouth College's department of environmental studies, gives talk. Free. 603-863-9525.


"Tunbridge World's Fair" in Tunbridge: 4 p.m., Tunbridge Library, 289 Route 110. Dr. Euclid Farnham discusses the fair followed by a book signing. Free. 802-889-9404.


Vietnam Talk in Norwich: 4 p.m., Congregational Church, 15 Church St. Jeff Nielsen discusses the effect of Agent Orange on modern-day Vietnam. Free. 802-649-1433.


Meditation -- October 26

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 -- October 26

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


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


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


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-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. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


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.


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.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 802-649-2200.


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 -- October 26

Bike Ride in White River Junction: A 20-mile bike loop from White River Junction to Lebanon and back. Led by Angie Emerson for the Ottauquechee Section of the Green Mountain Club. Call for details. 802-299-5866.


Geology of Moose Mountain and Mayor-Niles Forest Hike in Hanover: 9-11:30 a.m., junction of Ibey and Plummer Hill roads. Dartmouth College Earth Sciences professor Carl Renshaw leads the moderate to strenuous hike. Wear blaze orange. Sponsored by Hanover Conservancy. Free. 603-643-3433.


CHaD Hero Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and Family Festival in Hanover: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 4 E. Wheelock St., Dartmouth College. Race or cheer on runners in races that benefit the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth ^ $75 runner registration fees. Free family-friendly festival. 603-650-3437.


Performances -- October 26

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in Woodstock: 2 p.m., Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A musical about the biblical saga of Joseph ^ $18-$28. 802-457-3981.


Long Day's Journey Into Night in Thetford: 2 p.m., Eclipse Grange Theatre, 193 Academy Road. Eugene O'Neill's autobiographical drama ^ $10-$15. 802-785-4344.


Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play in New London: 2 p.m., Whipple Hall, Main Street. Sunapee Kearsarge Intercommunity Theatre perform three short radio plays based on works by Hitchcock ^ $8 or $12. 603-526-2910.


Rapture, Blister, Burn in Enfield: 2:30 p.m., Shaker Bridge Theatre, 23 Main St. A Gina Gionfriddo comedy about two women who chose different paths in life ^ $25 or $32. Call for reservations. 603-448-3750.


Our Town in Hartland: 3 p.m., Damon Hall, 1 Quechee Road. Hartland Community Arts presents the Thornton Wilder play ^ $5 or $10, 12 and under free. 802-295-5802.


Classical Guitar Concert in Hanover: 4-5:30 p.m., Faulkner Recital Hall at Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock St. Hermann Hudde performs works by Agustin Barrios Mangore, Leo Brouwer and others. Free. 603-646-3531.


Mary Chapin Carpenter in Lebanon: 7:30 p.m., Lebanon Opera House, 51 N. Park St. The five-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter performs in a benefit concert for area nonprofits. ^ $42.50. 603-448-0400.


October 27 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.


Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Arts and crafts, 1 p.m. Employment skills, 2 p.m. Global Campus Shiremont seminar, 3 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Spanish Conversation in Windsor: 1-2:30 p.m., Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. Taught by Paula Dart. Call ahead. Free. 802-674-5812.


Flute Workshop in Claremont: 4-6 p.m., Union Church Hall, 133 Old Church Road. Flautist Peter H. Bloom demonstrates advanced flute techniques ^ $10 donation. 603-738-0022.


Insanity Fitness Class in Enfield: 6-7 p.m., Community Building, 308 Route 4 ^ $6 or $10 drop-in. Sponsored by Mascoma Valley Recreation. 603-632-5026.


Harmony Night in Lebanon: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Music room at Lebanon High School, 195 Hanover St. A cappella community chorus welcomes all skill levels. Free. 603-863-2319.


"Pub" Trivia Series in Canaan: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Town Library, 1173 Route 4. Topics include history, books and sports. Teams or individual play. Prizes for winners. Free. 603-523-4501, ext. 11.


Book Discussion in South Royalton: 7 p.m., Royalton Memorial Library, 23 Alexander Place. Topic is Wonder, a novel by R.J. Palacio. Copies available at library. Free. 802-763-7094.


Children's Events -- October 27

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.


Toddler Activity Time in Claremont: 10 a.m., Fiske Free Library, 108 Broad St. For children up to age 3. Free. 603-542-7017.


Preschool Story Time in Claremont: 10:30 a.m., Fiske Free Library, 108 Broad St. For children ages 3-5. Free. 603-542-7017.


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


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


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


Community Meals -- October 27

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.


Dances -- October 27

Argentine Tango Dance Course and Practice in Hanover: 7:30-10 p.m., Sarner East/West in Sarner Underground, Dartmouth College. Introductory and intermediate instruction ^ $5 per class. Sponsored by Dartmouth Argentine Tango Society. 518-637-7545.


Film -- October 27

The Boxtrolls in Woodstock: 7:30 p.m., Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A family film about a community of creatures that raises a human boy. Rated PG-13 ^ $6-$8. 802-457-3981.


Health -- October 27

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


Blood Drive in Claremont: Noon-5 p.m., Senior Center, 5 Acer Heights. 800-733-2767.


Blood Drive in Canaan: 1-6 p.m., St. Mary's Parish, 1157 Route 4. 800-733-2767.


Foot Clinic in Cornish: 1-4 p.m., Town Hall, 294 Town House Road. Foot care by appointment ^ $18. 603-543-6800.


Lectures -- October 27

Social Security Talk in Hanover: 5:30 p.m., Filene Auditorium in Moore Hall, 3 Maynard Street. Michael Astrue, former commissioner of social securiy, discusses "The Coming Battles Over Social Security." Free. 603-646-2207.


Meditation -- October 27

Artful Meditation in South Pomfret: 6-7 p.m., ArtisTree Community Arts Center, 2095 Pomfret Road. A combination of sitting meditation and expressive arts. Free. 802-457-3500.


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 -- October 27

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


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


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


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-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. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


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.


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.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 802-649-2200.


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 -- October 27

Walking and Running Club in Canaan: 8:30-9:30 a.m., Williams Field, Route 4. Run or walk with others in Mascoma Valley. Free. 603-632-5026.


Senior Centers -- October 27

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.


Mascoma Area Center in Canaan: Bone builders, 8:30 a.m. Blood pressure check, 11:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 and $7. Advisory council meeting, 12:30 p.m. 1166 Route 4. 603-523-4333.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Art class, 9 a.m. Bone builders, 9:30 a.m. Flu shot clinic, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $6. Quilting group, 12:30 p.m. 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. Memoir club, 10:15 a.m. Bingo, 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. Bridge, 1 p.m. Monday school, 7 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


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


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


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


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


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


October 28 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.


Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Global Campus' Yahtzee club, 2 p.m. Games with Dartmouth College students, 3:30 p.m. Friendship bracelets, 4:30 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Yoga Class in Canaan: 3:45-4:45 p.m., Indian River School, Royal Road. An introductory class ^ $60 for five weeks; $11 or $12, drop-in. Sponsored by Mascoma Valley Recreation. 603-632-5026.


Piyo Strength Class in Canaan: 4:15-5:15 p.m., Indian River School, Royal Road. A fusion of Pilates and yoga ^ $6 or $10 drop-in fee. Sponsored by Mascoma Valley Recreation. 603-632-5026.


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.


Zumba Classes in Enfield: 6-7 p.m., Community Building, 308 Route 4. Cardiovascular fitness and muscle toning exercises with music ^ $10 drop-in. Sponsored by Mascoma Valley Recreation. 603-632-5026.


Girl Scout Recruitment in Enfield: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Mount Lebanon Elementary School, 5 White Ave. Learn about how to join and volunteer for area scouting groups. Free. 603-298-5621.


Nonfiction Book Group in Thetford: 7 p.m., Latham Library, 16 Library Lane. Topic is Inside of a Dog by Alexandra Horowitz. Free. 802-785-4361.


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


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


Children's Events -- October 28

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.


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 Witchy, 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.


Toddler Activity Time in Claremont: 10:30 a.m., Fiske Free Library, 108 Broad St. For children up to age 3. Free. 603-542-7017.


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.


After-School Art Program in Lebanon: 2:30-5 p.m., AVA Gallery and Art Center, 11 Bank St. Art activities for children in grades 5-8. Free. 603-448-3117.


Halloween Program in Quechee: 3 p.m., Quechee Library, 1957 Quechee Main St. Crafts, treats and bring-your-own pumpkin to carve. Costumes welcome. Free. 802-295-1232.


Aquazone in White River Junction: 4:30-7 p.m., Upper Valley Aquatic Center, 100 Arboretum Lane. Supervised water play for children ages 5-13 ^ $8. 802-296-2850.


Community Meals -- October 28

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


Health -- October 28

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.


Blood Drive in Hanover: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock Street. 800-733-2767.


Health Clinic in Cornish: 11 a.m.-noon, Cornish Town Hall, 294 Town House Road. Blood pressure and sugar screenings. Free. 603-543-6800.


Health Clinic in Claremont: 12:45-1:30 p.m., Marion Phillips Apartments, 243 Broad St. Blood pressure and sugar screenings. Free. 603-543-6800.


Lectures -- October 28

"100 Things You Should Do to Know the Real New Hampshire" in Plainfield: 7 p.m., Historical Society Clubhouse, 1063 Route 12A. Steve Taylor presents a list of activities for $30 or less in the state ^ $5 donation. Sponsored by the Plainfield Historical Society. 603-675-5265.


Meditation -- October 28

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


Dharma Talk and Meditation in White River Junction: Shambhala Center, 158 S. Main St. Open meditation with instruction available, 5:30-6:30 p.m. "Practice Like Your Hair's on Fire: Because Time is Running Out," by Wayne Schoech, 6:30-7:30 p.m. ^ $5-$10 donation. 802-296-6225.


Ongoing -- October 28

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


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


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


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-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. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


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.


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.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 802-649-2200.


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 -- October 28

Hikes in New London: Hike to Clark's Lookout and Phillips Preserve. Led by Peter Hope for the Ottauquechee Section of the Green Mountain Club. Call for details. 603-863-6456.


Senior Centers -- October 28

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


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


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


Orford Area Senior Services: Bone builders, 10:30 a.m. Blood pressure clinic, 11 a.m.-noon. Entertainment by VI, 11:30 a.m. Lunch, Halloween and birthday celebrations, at noon. United Congregational Church, Main Street. 603-353-9107.


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. Wellness clinic, 10 a.m.-noon. Bingo, 10:30 a.m. Spanish table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. Scrabble, 1 p.m. Bone builders, 2:15 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, gift shop, 9 a.m. Health clinic, 9 a.m.-noon. Piano concert, 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.


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


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


October 29 Wednesday

Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Gardening, 1 p.m. Knitting, 2 p.m. Creative writing, 3 p.m. Self advocacy workshop, 4 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Italian Dialect Workshop in Hanover: 3:30-4:30 p.m., Room 104, Reed Hall, College and E. Wheelock Streets. Learn to read Oscan, an ancient Italian dialect. Free. 603-646-3394.


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


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. Call ahead. Free. 802-674-2556.


Shakespeare Series in Ascutney: 6:30 p.m., Weathersfield Proctor Library, 5181 Route 5. Patti Arrison leads a discussion of the Bard's Macbeth. Copies available. 802-674-2863.


Children's Events -- October 29

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


Witches 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.


Toddler and Preschool Stories in Newport: 10:30 and 11 a.m., Richards Free Library, 58 N. Main St. Toddler group for up to age 3; preschool group for up age 6. Free. 603-863-3430.


Word Play in Norwich: 10:30 a.m., Norwich Public Library, 368 Main St. Songs, stories and fingerplay for children from infancy to age 4 with caregivers. Free. 802-649-1184.


Story Time in Ascutney: 11-11:30 a.m., Weathersfield Proctor Library, 5181 Route 5. Stories and crafts for children under age 5. Free. 802-674-2863.


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.


Halloween Program in Wilder: 3 p.m., Wilder Club and Library, 78 Norwich Ave. Crafts, treats and bring-your-own pumpkin to carve. Costumes welcome. Free. 802-295-6341.


Zumba for Kids in White River Junction: 3:30 p.m., Upper Valley Aquatic Center, 100 Arboretum Lane. A dance workout for ages 4-7 ^ $7. 802-296-2850.


Community Meals -- October 29

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


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


Dances -- October 29

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.


Film -- October 29

Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee in White River Junction: 6-10:30 p.m., Freight House Hall, 188 S. Main St. Cocktail hour followed by documentary screening and Q & A ^ $20. Proceeds benefit White River Indie Festival. 908-229-3820.


Middle and High School Halloween Film Contest in Hanover: 7 p.m., Loew Auditorium, Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. Watch 5-minute films written, directed and starred in by students. Free. 603-643-4120.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- October 29

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


Health -- October 29

Blood Drive in Hanover: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock Street. 800-733-2767.


Flu Clinic in Newport: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Senior Center, 76 S. Main St. Bring insurance card. Wear a short-sleeved shirt. Free or ^ by donation. 603-543-6800.


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


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


Lectures -- October 29

Civil Rights Talk in Hanover: 5 p.m., Auditorium, Hood Museum of Art, 6 E. Wheelock St. Craig Steven Wilder and Diana L. Linden discuss their civil rights research in "'To the Spirit!': The Art of William Christopher and the Civil Rights Movement." Free. 603-646-2808.


Meditation -- October 29

Meditation in Everyday Life Class in White River Junction: 5:30-8 p.m., Shambhala Center, 158 S. Main St. Instruction available. Learn mindfulness and stability skills ^ $65, financial aid available. 802-484-7235.


Ongoing -- October 29

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


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


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


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-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. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


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.


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.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 802-649-2200.


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 -- October 29

Clybourne Park Preview in White River Junction: 7:30 p.m., Briggs Opera House, 12 N. Main St. Northern Stage presents a satiric comedy that examines race and class ^ $30. For ages 8 and up. 802-296-7000.


Senior Centers -- October 29

Orange East Center in Bradford, Vt.: Tai chi, 8 a.m., ^ Donation. Lunch at noon ^ $3 or $5. Computer class, 3 p.m. Cribbage, 7 p.m., ^ $2. 176 Waits River Road. 802-222-4782.


Thompson Center in Woodstock: Annual meeting, 8 a.m. Chair massages, 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.


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. 6 Hale St. 802-728-9324.


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


Upper Valley Center in Lebanon: Chair exercise, gift shop, computer lab, 9 a.m. Mahjong, 10 a.m. Volunteer ceremony, 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 and loss support 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.


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


October 30 Thursday

Senior Art Classes in Lebanon: 9 a.m.-noon, AVA Gallery and Art Center, 11 Bank St. No experience required. All materials provided ^ $5 per class, includes lunch. 603-448-3117.


Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Life skills, 1 p.m. Uno club, 2 p.m. Music, 3:30 p.m. TLC crafts, 4:30 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Handcrafters Gathering in Lyme: 1:30-4 p.m., Converse Free Library, 38 Union St. Free. 603-795-4622.


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.


Introduction to Website Construction Course in Thetford: 7-8:30 p.m., Latham Library, 16 Library Lane. Learn HTML and coding in a class rescheduled from Oct. 6. Bring laptop. Free. 802-785-4031.


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


Vermont Ghost Stories in Windsor: 7 p.m., Snapdragon Inn, Library Room, 26 Main St. Joe Citro, author of The Vermont Monster Guide shares tales of ghosts, monsters, madmen and mysteries in the Green Mountain State. Free. 802-674-2556.


Children's Events -- October 30

Preschool Stories in New London: 10 a.m., Tracy Memorial Library, 304 Main St. Stories, songs and skits for children ages 3.5 to 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.


Crafty Thursday in Claremont: 10:30 a.m., Fiske Free Library, 108 Broad St. Story and craft for ages 2-6. Free. 603-542-7017.


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.


Teen Writing Group in Ascutney: 3-4 p.m., Weathersfield Proctor Library, 5181 Route 5. For grades 9-12. Free. 802-674-2863.


Aquazone in White River Junction: 4:30-7 p.m., Upper Valley Aquatic Center, 100 Arboretum Lane. Supervised water play for children ages 5-13 ^ $8. 802-296-2850.


Scary Story Time in Norwich: 7 p.m., Norwich Public Library, 368 Main St. Short story reading for ages 11 and up. Free. 802-296-2191.


Community Meals -- October 30

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.


Dances -- October 30

Social Waltz in Thetford Center: 7-9 p.m., Rice Mills Community Center, Route 132 and Tucker Hill Road. Practice session for other social dances, 9-10 p.m. No partner required. Bring water and clean soft-soled shoes ^ $3 or $5. 802-333-3834.


Film -- October 30

Shift Change in Hartland: 7-9 p.m., Hartland Public Library, 153 Route 5. A documentary about business in the United States. Free. 802-698-0257.


Middle and High School Halloween Film Contest in Hanover: 7 p.m., Loew Auditorium, Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. Watch 5-minute films written, directed and starred in by students. Free. 603-643-4120.


Health -- October 30

Flu Clinic in Claremont: 9:30-11:30 a.m., Senior Center, 5 Acer Heights Road. Bring insurance card. Wear a short-sleeved shirt. Free or ^ by donation. 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.


Meditation -- October 30

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 -- October 30

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


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


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


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-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. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


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.


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.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 802-649-2200.


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 -- October 30

Clybourne Park Preview in White River Junction: 7:30 p.m., Briggs Opera House, 12 N. Main St. Northern Stage presents a satiric comedy that examines race and class ^ $30. For ages 8 and up. 802-296-7000.


Senior Centers -- October 30

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


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


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


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Computer lessons, 8:45 a.m. Quilting, 9 a.m. Lunch at noon ^ $5. Zumba, 1:15 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


Horse Meadow Center in North Haverhill: Art class, 9 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. Beginner Italian class, 1:15 p.m. Bone builders, 2:15 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


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


October 31 Friday

Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Wii bowling, 1 p.m. Reading, 3 p.m. Science, 5 p.m. Pizza and movie night, 6 p.m. Halloween dance at senior center, 7 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Piloxing Fitness Class in Enfield: 6-7 p.m., Community Building, 308 Route 4. An interval class using boxing, pilates and dance. All levels welcome ^ $6 or $10 drop-in. Sponsored by Mascoma Valley Recreation. 603-632-5026.


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


Children's Events -- October 31

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


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


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


Community Meals -- October 31

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


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


Film -- October 31

Life After Beth in Hanover: 7 p.m., Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. A man's girlfriend rises from the dead in this romantic comedy ^ $8. 603-646-2422.


Ongoing -- October 31

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


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


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


Enfield Shaker Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-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. Exhibits and activities explore Vermont's rural heritage ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


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.


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.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 802-649-2200.


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 -- October 31

Walking and Running Club in Enfield: 4:30-5:30 p.m., Huse Park, 308 Route 4. Run or walk with others in the Mascoma Valley. Free. 603-632-5026.


Performances -- October 31

Clybourne Park Preview in White River Junction: 7:30 p.m., Briggs Opera House, 12 N. Main St. Northern Stage presents a satiric comedy that examines race and class ^ $30. For ages 8 and up. 802-296-7000.


Senior Centers -- October 31

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. 7 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.


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


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


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


Bugbee Center in White River Junction: Tai chi 9:30 and 10:40 a.m. Suite notes, 10 a.m. Saxophone concert, lunch at noon ^ $5. Shopping, bingo, 1 p.m. 262 N. Main St. 802-295-9068.


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: German table, lunch at noon ^ $5 or $7. Halloween celebration, 1 p.m. 99 Senior Lane. 802-457-3277.


November 1 Saturday

Autumn Wagon Ride Weekend in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road. Narrated horse-drawn wagon rides ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Family Clay in South Pomfret: 10 a.m.-noon, ArtisTree Community Arts Center, 2095 Pomfret Road. Parents and children make an item to be left for glazing and firing ^ $20 per parent-child pair, $5 per extra person. 802-457-3500.


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


Hanover Solar Open House: 10 a.m.-noon, 22 Rip Road. Talk to homeowners who have installed solar power. Free. 603-643-5108.


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


Nevil Shute Society in Hanover: 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Murray Room at Howe Library, 13 South St. Screening of the 5-hour PBS special A Town Like Alice, with two intermissions. Bring a dish for a potluck lunch. Free. 603-790-8291.


Hands-On Science Activities in Norwich: 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Montshire Museum, 1 Montshire Road. Science activities for adults and children. Free with admission ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Bazaars/Fairs -- November 1

Holiday Bazaar in Bradford, Vt.: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 113 Upper Plain. Attic treasures, baked goods, crafts, plants and Christmas table. Lunch available after 11 a.m. Free admission. 802-222-9391.


Children's Events -- November 1

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


Community Meals -- November 1

Turkey Supper in Hartland: 4:30-6:30 p.m., First Universalist Society, 8 Brownsville Road. Menu includes roast turkey, homemade pies and rolls ^ $6 or $12; under 12, free. 802-436-2323.


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


Red Flannel Hash Supper in Woodstock: 5-7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 7 Church St. Menu includes baked beans, coleslaw, bread and pie ^ $5 or $12. 802-457-2557.


Roast Beef Dinner in Newport: 5-7 p.m., Methodist Church, 11 Park St. Menu includes baked potatoes, butternut squash and pies ^ $6 or $12; under 5, free. Takeout available. 603-863-4590.


Spooky Spaghetti Supper in East Corinth: 5-7 p.m., East Corinth Congregational Church, Village Road. ^ Donation. 802-439-5766.


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.


Dances -- November 1

Shindig With Still More Cats in Tunbridge: 8-11 p.m., Town Hall, 271 Route 110. A rock'n'roll cover band ^ $8. 802-889-9602.


Film -- November 1

Hard Day's Night in Hanover: 7 p.m., Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. The Beatles' musical comedy ^ $8. 603-646-2422.


Flea Markets/Yard Sales -- November 1

Fall Rummage Sale in Haverhill: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., First Congregational Church, 10 Parish Hall Lane. Free admission. 603-989-3381.


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


Ongoing -- November 1

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.


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.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 802-649-2200.


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.


Outdoors -- November 1

"Let's Glow" Trail Run in Lebanon: 7 p.m., Northern Rail Trail, Spencer Street. Wear white T-shirts and glow necklaces to light the way in the dark. Run ends with a "glowing" obstacle course ^ $10-$20. Benefits Lebanon Recreation scholarship fund. 603-448-5121.


Performances -- November 1

Carmen in Hanover: 1 p.m., Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. A live high-definition video broadcast of a Metropolitan opera ^ $23. 603-646-2422.


Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in Woodstock: 2 and 7:30 p.m., Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A musical about the biblical saga of Joseph ^ $18-$28. 802-457-3981.


Clybourne Park in White River Junction: 7:30 p.m., Briggs Opera House, 12 N. Main St. Northern Stage presents a satiric comedy that examines race and class ^ $15-$55. For ages 8 and up. 802-296-7000.


Dartmouth College Wind Ensemble in Hanover: 8 p.m., Spaulding Auditorium at Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock St. "Play On! Shakespeare and Music" features music to accompany scenes from works by the Bard ^ $10. 603-646-2422.


Senior Centers -- November 1

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


November 2 Sunday

Autumn Wagon Ride Weekend in Woodstock: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road. Narrated horse-drawn wagon rides ^ $4 to $14, under 2 free. 802-457-2355.


Hands-On Science Activities in Norwich: 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Montshire Museum, 1 Montshire Road. Science activities for adults and children. Free with admission ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. 802-649-2200.


Texas Hold'Em in Hartford: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Hartford Elks Club, Route 14. No limit cash games. Deep stack 20K no re-buy tournament, 1 p.m. Proceeds benefit Jeffery Holmes Post 84. 802-295-9718.


Community Remembrance Day Celebration in Claremont: 2 p.m., St. Mary's Church, Central Street. Sponsored by Connecticut Valley Home Care & Hospice. Free. 603-542-6800.


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


Community Meals -- November 2

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


Film -- November 2

The Secret in Their Eyes in Hanover: 7 p.m., Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. A cold-case mystery set in Argentina ^ $8. 603-646-2422.


Meditation -- November 2

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 -- November 2

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.


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.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 802-649-2200.


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.


Performances -- November 2

Carmen in Hanover: 1 p.m., Spaulding Auditorium at Hopkins Center, 4 E. Wheelock St. A live high-definition video broadcast of a Metropolitan opera ^ $23. 603-646-2422.


"Beethoven's Cello" Concert With Classicopia in Lebanon: 7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 10 S. Park St. Features Beethoven's complete works for cello and piano ^ $20, children free. 603-643-3337.


Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in Woodstock: 2 p.m., Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green. A musical about the biblical saga of Joseph ^ $18-$28. 802-457-3981.


Clybourne Park in White River Junction: 5 p.m., Briggs Opera House, 12 N. Main St. Northern Stage presents a satiric comedy that examines race and class ^ $15-$55. For ages 8 and up. 802-296-7000.


November 3 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.


Activities at Spark in Lebanon: Employment skills, 10 a.m. Lunch social, noon. Arts and crafts, 1 p.m. Games with Dartmouth College students, 3:30 p.m. Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St. 603-678-8619.


Mystery Monday Club in Quechee: 4 p.m., Quechee Public Library, 1957 Quechee Main St. Informal discussion for mystery enthusiasts. Topic is Sherlock Holmes and novels that include "Sherlockian" characters. Free. 802-295-1232.


Insanity Fitness Class in Enfield: 6-7 p.m., Community Building, 308 Route 4 ^ $6 or $10 drop-in. Sponsored by Mascoma Valley Recreation. 603-632-5026.


Time of Remembrance in New London: 6 p.m., Presbyterian Church, King Hill Road. Free. 603-526-4077.


Harmony Night in Lebanon: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Music room at Lebanon High School, 195 Hanover St. A cappella community chorus welcomes all skill levels. Free. 603-863-2319.


"Pub" Trivia Series in Canaan: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Town Library, 1173 Route 4. Topics include history, books and sports. Teams or individual play. Prizes for winners. Free. 603-523-4501, ext. 11.


Children's Events -- November 3

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.


Toddler Activity Time in Claremont: 10 a.m., Fiske Free Library, 108 Broad St. For children up to age 3. Free. 603-542-7017.


Preschool Story Time in Claremont: 10:30 a.m., Fiske Free Library, 108 Broad St. For children ages 3-5. Free. 603-542-7017.


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


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


Community Meals -- November 3

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.


Dances -- November 3

Argentine Tango Dance Course and Practice in Hanover: 7:30-10 p.m., Collis Common Ground, North Main Street. Introductory and intermediate instruction ^ $5 per class. Sponsored by Dartmouth Argentine Tango Society. 518-637-7545.


Film -- November 3

In Dialogue in Hanover: 7-9:45 p.m., Room 101, Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon St. Part of the Cine Salon series "The Whole Reel." Free. 603-643-4120.


Health -- November 3

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


Lectures -- November 3

Consumer Talk in Hanover: Noon-1 p.m., Alperin Classroom, Tuck School of Business, 100 Tuck Hall. Cassie Lancellotti-Young discusses "The New Face of Personalization: Capitalizing on the Connected Consumer." Free. 603-646-1756.


GMO Talk in South Royalton: 5 p.m., Chase Community Center, Vermont Law School, Chelsea Street. Food activist Vandana Shiva discusses "Seeds of Change: GMOs and Vermont's Labeling Law." Free. 802-831-1230.


Food Talk in Meriden: 6:30-8 p.m., Plainfield Elementary School, 92 Bonner Road. Edie Clark, a writer for Yankee Magazine discusses "Baked Beans and Fried Clams: How Food Defines a Region." Free. 603-469-3531.


Meditation -- November 3

Artful Meditation in South Pomfret: 6-7 p.m., ArtisTree Community Arts Center, 2095 Pomfret Road. A combination of sitting meditation and expressive arts. Free. 802-457-3500.


Ongoing -- November 3

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.


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.


Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 1 Montshire Road ^ $14 or $11, under 2 free. Current exhibit is "Only Owls." 802-649-2200.


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.


Performances -- November 3

Cranky Yankees With Jim Cooke in Bethel: 6-8 p.m., Whitcomb High School, 273 Pleasant St. Free. Jim Cooke re-enacts Calvin Coolidge, Daniel Webster, John Quincy Adams and others. Free. 802-234-5064.


Senior Centers -- November 3

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.


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


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


Black Center in Hanover: Chair tai chi, 11 a.m. ^ $5. Knitting, 1 p.m. Advisory committee, 2 p.m. R.W. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St. 603-643-5531.


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