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Ongoing Events

• Rutland Downtown Farmers Market, Saturdays from 9am-2pm and Tuesdays 3-6pmm rain or shine at Depot Park, in front of Walmart.

• Fair Haven Farmers Market, Fridays from 3-6pm, rain or shine. On the green downtown Fair Haven, VT.

• Rutland Area Toastmasters meets the first and third Tuesday nights of each month from 6:00 - 7:30pm at the Rutland High School, 22 Stratton Road, Rutland, VT. Enter at the front, turn left and enter the Red hallway. We meet in the third room on your right - Room 16.

October 29

• College of St. Joseph trick or treat event from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday, October 29, beginning at St. Joseph Hall on the CSJ campus. This event gives families the opportunity to bring costumed-children (supervised by an adult) to a safe environment where they can collect treats and show off their costumes. Maps will be given to participants at the door. This event is free and open to the public. CSJ is located at 71 Clement Road in Rutland.

October 30

• The Southwest Freedom Riders monthly meeting at 7pm on Thursday, October 30, at Denny's Restaurant (361 Main St., (Rte. 7) Rutland, VT). Guests and new members welcome! For more information: 1-888-299-SWFR."

October 31

• Hauntingly Healthy Halloween, Friday, October 31, 10-11am, 2nd floor conference room, Asa Bloomer building. Looking for something fun to do this Halloween with your little monster? Join your WIC nutritionist Jill in celebrating Halloween with some hauntingly healthy snack ideas. Learn about pizza mummies, goblin grins, and edible eyes. Everyone is encouraged to come in costume. We’ll start our celebration with music and movement followed by creating monster treats that may be sampled! Call Jill 786-5111 to sign up.

• Bertrand Farms Terror in the Fields, US Route 7, Pittsford - October 31. Haunted hayrides, Haunted corn maze, and delicious local goodies. Daytime corn maze and hayrides each weekend.

• Osher Event Friday October 31. Rob Hunter, Executive Director of Frog Hollow, will give a talk on The Craft Movement in Vermont at 1:30 at the Godnick Center, 1 Deer St. $5 or OLLI membership. Call 446-2041 for information.

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November 1

• “Keep the Image Alive”, Donny “Elvis” Romines, Elvis impersonator, dinner and show, Saturday November 1 at Castleton American Legion Post 50, 378 Rt 4A West, Castleton, VT. Dinner 5 – 7pm, roast pork with all the fixings. Show at 7:30pm. $25 per person, $40 per couple. Get tickets early, sell out expected. Deadline to purchase October 28, 20143. To benefit post Commander project.

• Harvest Dinner, November 1, 4:30 – 6pm at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 18 Lincoln Ave., Rutland, VT. Grilled herb rubbed loin of pork, Grandma’s chicken with biscuits, savory mashed potato, green beans, old-fashioned cole slaw, applesauce, dessert and coffee. Take-out available. Adult $10, age 6-12 $5, 5 and under free.

• Poultney Citizen of the Year Open House reception. Saturday November 1, 4 to 6pm. 25th annual Citizen of the Year award presentation honoring Poultney Fire Department, all present and past members of the volunteer department, in celebration of their 125th anniversary at Poultney Fire Department's firehouse, Beaman Street, Poultney, Vermont. The public is cordially invited.

• Roast Pork Dinner, Saturday, November 1 at the Pawlet Community Church starting at 5pm. Info: Doreen Mach 325-3428 or Judy Coolidge at 325-3073. Take out orders on the day of the dinner by calling 325-3022. Menu includes roast pork baked with our famous topping, stuffing, mashed potatoes with gravy, hot vegetables, cabbage salad, applesauce, fruited jello, rolls/butter, hot and cold beverages, dessert this month will be - chocolate and Hawaiian wedding cake. Adults $12, age 12 $6, 5 & under – free

November 2

• Christmas Present Bingo, November 2 at Maple Valley Grange
South Wallingford, VT. All regular games winners will win a wrapped Christmas present Of Their Picking. Jackpot cover-all winner receives a special prize. Special payout at ½ money taken in. Advance tickets $20 (till Nov 1) at event $25 if available. Only seating for 56 people will be sold. 50/50 Raffle, small basket party table. Info: Beth 802-342-6070, Marie 802-446-2163.

• Christmas Present Bingo, November 2, doors open 11am, games start at 12:45pm at Maple Valley Grange, South Wallingford VT. Regular game winners win wrapped Christmas present; jackpot cover-all winner receives a special prize. Specials pay out at ½ money taken in. Advance tickets till Nov 1 $20. Tickets $25 at event. Only seating for 56 people. 50/50 raffle, basket party table. Info: Beth 802-342-6070 Marie 802 446-2163.

• Public Breakfast, November 2, Marble Lodge #76, 100 South Main Street, Danby, VT, 7-10am. French toast, sausage, bacon, juice, donuts, coffee. $7.

• Special Screening of “The Bucket List” at Paramount Theater, November 2, 6:30 -9pm. This classic movie is a story of two terminally ill men who escape from a cancer ward and head off on a road trip with a wish list of to-dos before they die. Refreshments will be served and a discussion will follow the film, as will the introduction of the live Rutland Community Bucket Tree, on which participants may hang their own personal wish list.

November 3 & 4

• Rochester School PTO’s Scholastic Book Fair in the Family and Consumer Science room Monday, Nov. 3, 3 to 6pm and Tuesday, Nov. 4, 8am - 6 pm. Online component for those unable to attend with books from preschool to adults and orders will be mailed to the school free of charge. To order online, go to www.scholastic.com/schoolbookfairs and select state, city and school October 27 to November 10. Each student will receive a free book provided by the Upper Valley Teachers Assoc. and the PTO.

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November 4

• Brown Bag Lunch Talk: Historic Politicians in the Slate Industry
Get out and vote, grab a brown bag lunch, and then visit the Slate Valley Museum at noon for a discussion of historic politicians in the slate industry. Bring your own lunch. Free. Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water St., Granville, NY www.slatevalleymuseum.org Tel. 518-642-1417.

November 5

• Vermont Rental Property Owners Association monthly meeting, Wednesday November 5, at VFW Post #648, 15 Wales St., Rutland, Vt in the main room at 7pm. Guest speaker will be Kevin Rantanen from After Hours Lawn Care who will talk about yard maintenance and landscaping. The public is invited. Info: Ron 802-725-8194 or Pat 802-775-3660.

• Song circle/jam session, Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the Godnick Adult Center in Rutland from 7:15 to 9:15pm. Singers, players of acoustic instruments and listeners welcome. Donations welcome. Info: Jack Crowther 775-1182 or www.wildwoodsmusic.org.

• Community supper at Mill Village chapel, Wednesday November 5, 6pm. Baked beans, meatloaf, potato, cole slaw, apple pie, more. Bring your plate and silverware. Benefits operating fund. $9 adult, $4 under age 13.

November 6

• RAVNAH flu clinic to be held on Thursday, November 6 at the Hubbardton Town Hall, 1831 Monument Hill Road in Hubbardton between 1pm and 2pm. Info: Hubbardton Town Clerk 273-2951, Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 8am until 2pm, or RAVNAH at 770-1572.

November 7

• The Slate Valley Museum invites the public to a Closing Reception and Awards Ceremony for a final opportunity to see the Slate as Muse Exhibition, featuring 19 artists from throughout the U.S. Curator Serena Kovalosky and many of the artists will be present. 7-9pm. Refreshments will be served. Free. Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water St., Granville, NY www.slatevalleymuseum.org Tel. 518-642-1417

• Osher Event Friday November 7. Cheese maker, Ken Hat, will give a talk on Cheese the Old-Fashioned Way at 1:30 at the Godnick Center, 1 Deer St. $5 or OLLI membership. Call 446-2041 for information.

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