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Court, 223-3445 & Washington County Sheriff, 10 Elm St., 223- 3001. Get rid of old or unused meds at these local permanent safe disposal sites. MEMORY CAFE ( ) meets the second Saturday of each month, from 10 AM to 11:30 AM, at Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St. The Cafe is a social gathering where people in early to mid-stage memory loss disorders, and their care partners, can come together to connect and support one another in a relaxed, non-judgmental atmosphere. Community Song Circle: a community sing-along open to ALL ages and musical abilities. The first Sunday of each month (except July & Aug), at the Center for Arts and Learning at 46 Barre St, Montpelier. 6-8pm. More info at or email: Mood Disorders Support Group “Mooditude” meets every Wednesday, 4-5 p.m. at Bethany Church, 115 Main St. downstairs at end of hallway, blue door. Mooditude is a support group that is open to anyone coping with a mood disorder such as depression, bipolar disorder, seasonal affective disorder, post-partum depression, dysthymia, etc. This is a professional & peer-led support group, not a therapy group. There is no fee. Contact info: Rosanne 802-917-1959 MARSHFIELD - Story Time and Playgroup. Jaquith Public Library. Wednesdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Join Sylvia Smith for story time, and follow up with playgroup with Cassie Bickford. For children birth to age six and their grown-ups. We do not hold the program the days Twinfield Union is closed. MORETOWN - Mad River Chorale. New singers welcome. Rehearsals at Harwood Union H.S., Mondays, 7-9 p.m. 496- 2048. MORRISVILLE - Overeaters Anonymous. First Congregational Church, 85 Upper Main St., Fridays at noon. Info. 888-2356. Photo Co-op Drop-in at River Arts every third Thursday, 6PM-8PM. $5 suggested donation. Poetry Clinic Drop-in at River Arts every1st & 3rd Tuesday, 6PM-8PM. $5 suggested donation. NORTHFIELD - Bingo on Monday evenings at the Northfield Senior Center, open at 4:00pm. Begins at 5:00pm. Snacks and light refreshments available. Also, Northfield Senior Center serves lunch Monday - Friday, unless it is a major holiday. Civil Air Patrol Cadet Program. For ages 12-18. Readiness & Regional Technology Center, Norwich campus, Tuesdays, 6-8:30 p.m. Info. Clogging & Irish Step Lessons. W/Green Mountain Cloggers, ages 8-78, donations. Sundays 5-8 p.m. 522-2935. Playgroup. United Church of Northfield, Wednesdays, 9:30-11 a.m. Held only when school is in session. Info. 262-3292 x113. Safe Disposal of Prescription Drugs. Northfield Police, 110 Wall St., 485-9181. Get rid of old or unused meds at these local permanent safe disposal sites. ORANGE - Sunday morning service at Christ Community Alliance Church at 10:30 a.m. off Route 302 near the Elementary School in Orange. PEACHAM - Peacham Farmers Market. On the Academy Green. 4-7 p.m. In conjunction with the Peacham Cafe which will be serving dinner until 7 p.m. Open through September 7. PLAINFIELD - Cardio Funk Class every other Friday beginning Oct. 6 at the Community Center. 5PM-6PM. $8/person For more info, email Cutler Memorial Library Activities: Classic Book Club: 1st Mondays, 6 p.m; Story Time for Tots, infants through pre-K. Thursdays through Aug 24, 10:30 a.m. “Read to Me” & Creativity, grades K-3, Sundays 1-2 p.m. through Aug. 20. Tuesday Night Knitters, every Tuesday except first Tues. of the month. Diabetes Discussion & Support Group. Everyone welcome. The Health Center conf. room, 3rd Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. Info. 322-6600. Plainfield Farmers Market. Locally raised produce and meats; baked goods; maple syrup; crafts; Japanese tea tasting. 4-7 p.m., Mill Street Park. Through October 6. RANDOLPH - Ongoing Health Support Groups at Gifford - Quit in Person Group. Gifford’s Tobacco Cessation Program regularly offers four-week “Quit in Person” group sessions in the Maple Leaf Room at Gifford Medical Center and Kingwood Health Center. Free gum, patches and lozenges are available for participants. Call 802-728-7714, to learn more or to sign up for the next series of classes. Diabetes Management Program. Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Kingwood Health Center (lower level Conference Room), 1422 VT Route 66. This free six week program for people diagnosed with type-2 diabetes offers support to help them better manage their diabetes and prevent more serious health problems. Info/register: Megan at 802-728-7714. New Business Forum. Vermont Tech Enterprise Center, 1540 VT Rte 66, 2nd Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 728-9101. Yoga Classes. All ages & levels, donations benefit Safeline. VTC Campus Center, last Sunday of month, 2-3:30 p.m. Step ‘n’ Time Line Dancers of Central Vermont. Fall Session: Wednesdays at Chandler Center. 6:45-8:45 p.m. Randolph Senior Ctr., 6 Hale Street, 728-9324. Lift for Life Exercises, 8:30 a.m. Tu/Th and Weds/Fri; Cribbage, 10 a.m. Mondays; Bingo, 10:30 a.m. Mondays; Bridge, 2:15 p.m. at the Joslyn House Mondays; Mahjongg, 10 a.m. Tuesdays; Crafts, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays; Knit-Wits, 10 a.m. Thursdays; Foot Clinics, 1st Weds, call to sign up; Book Club 12:45 p.m. 1st Wednesday of month. Cancer Support Group. For survivors, sufferers & family. Gifford Conference Ctr, 2nd Tuesdays, 9:30-11 a.m. 728-2270. Storytime. Kimball Library, Wed., 11 a.m., ages 2-5; Toddlertime, Fri., 10:30 a.m.; Gathering for hand work, 2nd & 4th Mon., 6 p.m. WAITSFIELD - Community Acupuncture Night. Free assessment & treatment, donations welcome. Three Moons Wellness, 859 Old County Rd., 2nd fl., last Weds., of month, 4-7 p.m. RSVP 272-3690. Scavenger Hunt- Meals On Wheels of the Mad River Valley is holding a scavenger hunt on Bridge Street in Waitsfield, Vermont. Bridge Street is paved with wonderful bricks that have all kinds of phases and fun words. There are four different lists to choose from. Pick one up and start to find and match the phases with the bricks on the lists. This is on your own time and any day and any time of the day . Fun to entertain the kids and out of town guests. You can pick them up at The Chamber Office, The Valley Arts Office, The Waitsfield Library, The Three Mountain Café, The Revolving Closet. This goes on until the snow covers the bricks. Nancy 496-9416 WARREN - Knit and Play. Bring your kids and your projects. All levels welcome. Warren Public Library, Thursdays, 9:30- 11:30 a.m. WASHINGTON - Central VT ATV Club. Washington Fire Station, 3rd Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. 224-6889. Art and Adventure with April, 3rd Saturdays at 11 a.m.; Storytime, Mondays at 11 a.m.; Tech Help Drop-In, Saturdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m. All at Calef Memorial Library. Info. 883-2343. WATERBURY - Waterbury Public Library Preschool Story Time Thursdays at 10 a.m. Keep your busy preschooler entertained with picture books, interactive play, music, and crafts. Baby & Toddler Story Time Mondays at 10 a.m. Stimulate your baby’s developing intellect with rhymes, songs, stories, music, and lap games, suitable for newborns through 36 months. Waterbury Public Library Crafts Tuesday afternoons from 3-4!PM! Create crafts from rubber band bracelets and Legos to Fairy Houses. at the ZenBarn, 179 Guptil Rd. Weekly Ongoing classes: all weekly classes currently $10 drop-in starting Jan. 1st drop-in weekly classes will be $12. Mondays: Yin Yoga w/ Christ (12PM-1:15PM): Yin yoga is an ancient practice where we hold poses for several minutes to stretch the connective tissue, fascia, and cartilage around a joint; Kids Yoga w Deorsha (3:30- 4:15PM): Forty-five minute yoga class designed especially for children. Capoeira (4:30-5:30PM); Free Meditation w/ Tracy (7:30-8:30PM). Tuesdays: Pilates w/ Weeze (7:30AM-8:30AM); Gentle Flow Yoga w/ Erin (9-10AM); Hatha Yoga Flow w/ Nancy (5:30-6:45PM). Wednesdays: Primal Core Flow w/ Kat (7:30-8:30AM); Gentle Yoga w/ Christy (9-10AM); Athletes Primary Flow w/ Kat (5:30-6:30PM). Thursdays: Slow Flow Yoga w/ Natural Movement Kat (7:30-8:30AM); Gentle Flow Yoga w/ Erin (9-10AM). Fridays: Tai Chi w Shaina (9-10AM). Saturdays: Yin Yoga w/ Nancy (8-9:30AM). Sundays: Traditional Yoga w/ Erin (9-10:15AM); Buti Yoga w/ Marissa (7-8PM). For details, visit WATERBURY CTR - Bible Study Group. Bring your bible, coffee provided. Waterbury Center Grange, Sundays, 5-6 p.m. 498-4565. WEBSTERVILLE - Fire District #3, Prudential Committee. Monthly meeting, 105 Main St., 2nd Tuesdays, 6 p.m. Safe Disposal of Prescription Drugs. Barretown Police, 149 Websterville Rd., 479-0508. Get rid of old or unused meds at these local permanent safe disposal sites. WEST TOPSHAM - Bible Study. New Hope Methodist Church, 2 Gendron Rd. Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. WILLIAMSTOWN - Bible Study. Christian Alliance Church, Sun., 6 p.m. Info. 476-3221. WOODBURY - Woodbury Community Library winter hours. 1-5 p.m. Mondays & Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays. continued on next page Concepts Kakuro Best described as a number crossword, the task in Kakuro is to fill all of the empty square, using numbers 1 to 9, so the sum of each horizontal lock equals the number to its left, and the sum of each vertical block equals the number on its top. No number may be used in the same block more than once. page 18 The WORLD January 24, 2018

Valley Lake Road. Info: 472-5710. Knitting/Handworkers’ Circle, Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon, all ages and abilities WORCESTER - Knitting Night. The Wool Shed, Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 24 BARRE- Avoid the Debt Trap & Building Your Credit at Capstone, 20 Gable Place. 6-7:30PM. In this class you will learn about safe debt levels, what to look out for in a loan agreement, and how your credit affects your ability to borrow. Learn how to work with your partner with instructors Liz Scharf and Margaret Ferguson, accredited financial counselors. Free. For more info & to register, call 477-5215 or email Journaling Through Grief at Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice, 600 Granger Rd. 4PM-5:30PM. This is an 8-week focused support group utilizing Understanding Your Grief, book and journal, by Dr. Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D. Together we will explore our grief through journaling. Must purchase both book and journal. For more info, please contact Diana at 224-2241 or dmoore@ MONTPELIER- Kick the Sugar Habit! with Barb Alpert at the Hunger Mountain Coop. 6-7:30PM. Barb Alpert, MEd, Certified Health Coach, Clinical Herbalist, and Massage Therapist! $3 members/$5 nonmembers. Email your info to to RSVP. The Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s Annual David M. Wilson Memorial Farmers’ Night Concert in the House Chambers at the State House. Doors open at 6:45PM. This year’s performance includes music for chamber orchestra featuring principal oboe, bassoon, and harp and a program that ranges from Mozart and Gluck to Britten and Debussy, along with the world premiere of student composer Izzy Patterson’s “Promenade.” Free and open to the public. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Program Presents Writing My Brigadista Year at the Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St. 1:30PM. Award-winning Author Katherine Paterson talks about her newest book, a novel about a young girl’s coming of age while volunteering in Castro’s Cuban national literacy program in 1961. For more info, contact Grace Greene at WATERBURY- Dr. Michael Lange, Professor at Champlain College, Presents “Meanings of Maple” at the Steele Community Room, 28 N Main St.7PM. This event is part of the Waterbury Historical Winter Program. For more info, visit Thursday, January 25 CALAIS- VT Bluegrass Pioneers (Dan Lindner, Eric Lindner, Danny Coane) at the Whammy Bar, 31 W. County Rd. 7PM. Free. JEFFERSONVILLE- Cross-country Ski Stowe with Green Mountain Club. Barnes Camp over Smugglers’ Notch on the highway to Jeffersonville. Metal edged skis are not required, but helpful if the snow is hard packed. Moderate to Difficult. 6 miles. For more info and for meeting time & place, contact Steve or Heather Bailey at 622-4516 or MONTPELIER- Ch-Ch-Changes with Sherry Rhynard, Integrative Life and Stress Management Coach at Hunger Mountain Coop. 5:30-7PM. $8 members/$10 nonmembers. Email your info to to RSVP. Americana Duo Mayfly Plays at Spice on Snow Winter Music Festival! Unitarian Church vestry room, 130 Main St. 4:30PM. Admission by donation. Take part in the Spice on Snow festivities – Cajun and Old-Time music and dancing galore! Spice on Snow Winter Music Festival is a four-day, city-wide celebration from Jan. 25-28, Montpelier will be filled with the sounds of spicy-hot Cajun and Old Time stringband music, culture, and cuisine from Louisiana, Southern Appalachia, and Canada. Check out the full festival schedule at For more info, visit Friday, January 26 BARRE- Valentine’s Sip & Shop at the Canadian Club, 414 E. Montpelier Rd. 6PM-10PM. Lots of vendors, massages, crafts and so much more! Come get that perfect gift for your sweetheart! MONTPELIER- Superbowl of Birding XV Starts at North Branch Nature Center, 713Elm St. Leaves at 5PM. Winter’s premier birding competition is back! Past NBNC’s youth and young adult teams have tallied nearly 100 species in this adventure to the NH and MA coast, including gems like Razorbill, King Eider, and Snowy Owl. For any interested teens - let us know early if you’re interested in joining the team. Beginner birdwatchers and naturalists welcome! For more info & to register, call 229-6206. Climate: Seasonal Changes of Vermont Flora as Part of the Naturalist Journeys Series at the North Branch Nature Center Maxham Room, 713 Elm St. 7PM. Josh Halman, Forest Health Specialist with Vermont Dept. of Forests, Parks and Recreation. This talk will present findings from over 25 years of monitoring forest trees and plant life in the state. Admission by Donation. For more info & to register, call 229-6206. MADMAN3 at Positive Pie, 22 State St. 10PM. Electronic / GA. $5.00. Madman3 creates sonic pulsations to take you on flights of exploratory fancy and full-body dancing abandon. RANDOLPH- Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great, Comes Alive as Part of Chandler’s Daytime Performance Series at Chandler Center for the Arts, 71-73 Main St. 10AM. Judy Blume’s poignant children’s novel comes alive in a sparkling musical rendition at the Chandler Center for the Arts. For more info, contact Chandler Operations and Box Office Manager Emily Crosby at 728-6464, visit Saturday, January 27 BARRE- Good Old Time Hockey at the BOR Ice Rink, 25 Auditorium Hill. 5:45-7:15PM. Participating players may be GO FIGURE highly skilled or beginners, older or younger, female or male. For info and to register, contact Good Old Time Hockey, c/o J. Milne, P.O. Box 32, Barre, VT 05641,, or call 399-2688 (work), (480) 980-5547 (cell). CALAIS- Jenn and John (singer-songwriter) at the Whammy Bar, 31 W. County Rd. 7:30PM. Free. HYDE PARK- 2018 Vermont Maple Conference at Lamoille Union Middle School, Hyde Park (736 VT Rte. 15). Registration at 7:30AM; program at 8:15AM. The annual conference is open to producers with any size operation as well as those interested in becoming a sugarmaker. Registration is $10 for VMSMA members, $40 for non-members and $5 for students. Lunch costs an extra $15. To register go to MONTPELIER- Cajun Band Chaque Fois Plays at Spice on Snow Festival! At the American Legion Hall, 21 Main St. 3:45- 5PM. Admission: $5. Join Chaque Fois at the American Legion Hall to hear them in a Cajun round robin with David Greely and Blake Miller. NORWICH- Contradance with Coach & Caller David Kaynor at Tracy Hall, 300 Main St. 8PM-11:00PM. Community potluck 5:30PM-6:30PM; Family dance 6:30PM-7:30PM (separate admission fee); all welcome – no partner or experience needed. Please bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. $10/adults, $6/students; under 16 free! Event is sponsored by Muskeg Music; more info at Pot-luck snacks at the break – please bring finger food to share! RANDOLPH- Safe Sitter ® Babysitting Course for students in grades 6 through 8 in the Gifford Conference Center 44 South Main St. 9AM-2PM. $25/person (some scholarships are available) and pre-registration is required. Students should bring their own lunch. For more info and to register visit www. “Events and Classes,” or call/email Jenny Davis at 728-2274; Trans Scripts Part 1: The Woman. Vermont Pride Festival at Chandler presents Paul Lucas’ groundbreaking play “Trans Scripts, Part I: The Women” in a staged reading, to benefit GLAD’s transgender-rights project across New England. Each of the seven characters’ stories deftly intertwines with the others, the actors baring their souls to present the experiences of the interviewees, as told in the interviewees’ own words. The one-act production will be followed by a talkback including Mr. Lucas and the actors, and then a reception to meet and greet the playwright and the actors. Adults:$20 advance, $22/door. Students $15 advance, $17 day of Tickets: 728-6464 or online at www.chandler-arts. org. S. WOODBURY- Free movie at the Calais Woodbury United Church, Rte 14. 6PM. Movie: Amazing Grace. Free popcorn with drinks! For more info, call the church at 232-1013 or Bill, 371- 7969. continued on next page The idea of Go Figure is to arrive at the figure given at the bottom and right-hand columns of the diagram by following the arithmetic signs in the order they are given (that is, from left to right and top to bottom). Use only the numbers below the diagram to complete its blank squares and use each of the nine numbers only once. January 24, 2018 The WORLD page 19

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