CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Thursday, August
The Quarantine Sessions - Chard deNiord - Poetry (YouTube): Chard deNiord is an American author, Poet Laureate of Vermont and teacher. Offered by Next Stage Arts. . Through Thursday, August 27. Free. YouTube. Information: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_iHiTJCBRw.
BELLOWS FALLS Canal Street Art Gallery: Vermont Summer Group Show - All Mediums, All Subjects, All Art (Virtual Gallery): Nineteen artists: Clare Adams, enamel painted glass; Penelope Arms, oil and acrylic painting; Zoee Blossom, cyanotype prints; Jean Cannon, oil and acrylic painting; Sloane Dawson, found object sculpture; Spaulding Dunbar, original photography; Carolyn Enz Hack, metal and mixed media sculpture; Nancy Fitz-Rapalje, oil painting; Kim Grall, painted mixed media sculpture; Felicity Haselton, mixed media painting; Deedee Jones, pastel painting; Carol Keiser, acrylic painting; Susan MacNeil, acrylic painting; Jeanne McMahan, oil painting; Lisa Eckhardt McNealus, acrylic painting; Charles Norris-Brown, ink drawing, ink wash, and watercolor painting; MC Noyes, oil painting; Rodrica Tilley, pastel painting; Kathleen Zimmerman, serigraphic prints. . Through Saturday, September 12. Canal Street Art Gallery. Information: http://canalstreetartgallery.com (In-gallery viewing appointments: 802-289-0104, firstname.lastname@example.org).
NEWFANE "Limitless" - Oil Paintings by Gianna Robinson: Robinson grew up in the green hills of VT, and this sense of place has been her greatest muse. Capturing the green hills, waterscapes, sunrises and sunsets alive with birds, trees and flowers inspires her brush to canvas. "I love being outside, but if I must be inside, it helps my soul to bring some nature with me." . 8/1 Reception: 12 noon-2 p.m. Gallery/library hours: Tues. 1-5 p.m., Wed. 2-6 p.m., Thur. 1-5 p.m., Fri. 2-6 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. The Library observes Covid-19 guidelines and will limit number of patrons in the gallery. Through Monday, August 31. Free. Moore Free Library, 23 West St. Information: 802-365-7948; Click for more info on Web in new window.
LONDONDERRY Film Series on Race: RACE–The Power of an Illusion asks a question so basic it's rarely raised: What is this thing we call race? Since its release in 2003, the series has become one of the most widely used documentaries ever in formal and non-formal education in the US. Millions of people have used the film to scrutinize their own deep-seated beliefs about race and explore how our social divisions are not natural or inevitable. Now, in 2020, the series remains salient and timely. 4 - 6 p.m. Via Zoom or attend in person. A Q&A immediately follows this last showing. View the trailer here: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/race. Free. Neighborhood Connections, The Meeting Place, Rte. 100, 5700 Marketplace (across from the post office). Information: 802-824-4343; Click for more info on Web in new window.
The Quarantine Sessions - Jed Blume performs "Spellbound" on Handpan (YouTube): Jed is a New Age & World music composer. Part of Next Stage Arts Project. . Through Monday, August 31. Free. YouTube. Information: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mv_iN4G28W0.
NEWFANE "Imagine Your Story" Concert with Stephen Coronella: Stephen will sing songs and spin stories of legendary characters to inspire and spark the imagination. He'll be performing with guitar, flutes, hammer dulcimer, and drums. From Johnny Appleseed to King Arthur, Robin Hood to Harriet Tubman: high energy, laugh-filled and full of surprises!. 11 a.m. Social distancing required. Free. Moore Free Library, 23 West St. Information: 802-365-7948; Click for more info on Web in new window.
NEWFANE Children's Weekly Story Time: Join us for themed stories and more. Geared towards age 0-5, siblings and older kids are welcome. Great way to meet other parents of young children. 10:30 - 11 a.m. ongoing. Free. Moore Free Library, 23 West St. Information: 802-365-7948; Click for more info on Web in new window.
NEWFANE Story Time with baby Michael and his dad Vic: Songs, stories, cute baby time. 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Ongoing on the Library lawn on Thursdays. Social distancing required. Livestream on Facebook for viewing later: Facebook.com/MooreFreeLibrary. Free. Moore Free Library, 23 West St. Information: 802-365-7948; Click for more info on Web in new window.
NEWFANE Story Walk: Walk your way through a picture book on the library lawn. Each page is 12 feet apart. Get some exercise while reading a book. Different stories each month. 24/7 every day. Social distancing required. Thanks goes to WW Building Supplies for constructing this. Through Monday, August 31. Free. Moore Free Library, 23 West St. Information: 802-365-7948; Click for more info on Web in new window.
Public Hearings - Law Enforcement in Vermont (Livestream): The Vermont House Government Operations and House Judiciary Committees are co-hosting virtual meetings to obtain input from community members on proposed changes to law enforcement in Vermont. Folks can offer testimony (up to 2 minutes) and/or respond to a survey to share their ideas on police reforms for Vermont. Individuals will be able to access the meetings through their computers or phones. 8/6: 1 p.m. Continues 8/12 (Wed.) at 6 p.m. and 8/16 (Sun.) at 4 p.m. If you're unable to attend or prefer not to speak at a meeting but still want to provide input, fill out this Social Equity Caucus survey: www.surveymonkey.com/r/SECpolicereformsurvey. Livestream. Register to give testimony: https://legislature.vermont.gov/Links/Public-Hearing-LE.
MARLBORO Marlboro Free Food Event: In cooperation with Marlboro Cares and the Marlboro Alliance, we're giving away grocery bags of non-perishable food such as pasta, flour, rice, beans, canned goods. All food is free. All are welcome. Please wear a face mask. This event follows social distancing protocols. 3-5 p.m. Deliveries will be made through Marlboro Cares for those needing assistance - call 802-258-3030 in advance. Marlboro Community Center, 524 South Rd. Information: ; Click to e-mail for more information.