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• 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.

• West Rutland Farmers Market every Wednesday 3-6pm through October 1 at the Town Hall Green (corner of Marble and Main St. Info: Kim Obaid 438-2263 or

• The Shrewsbury Historical Society Museum, Rt. 103, Cuttingsville. Open Sunday, July 6th from 1 to 3 pm, and every Sunday until end of Oct., with free admission. Handicapped compliant, with parking.

• Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics. Suggested donation of $2 for blood pressure and $10 for foot care. For more information please call 775-0568.
Friday 8/01/14 Young at Heart Senior Center, 206 Furnace St., Poultney 9:30am
Friday 8/01/14 Ira Town Hall, 2832 West Rd., West Rutland 12:30pm
Monday, 8/04/14 Village Manor, 7 Arch St., Pittsford 11:30am
Wednesday 8/06/14 Wallingford House, 10 N. Main St. #12, Wallingford 10:30am
Thursday 8/07/14 Parker House, 129 Church St., Rutland 10am
Thursday 8/07/14 Bardwell House, 142 Merchants Row, Rutland 12:30pm
Friday 8/08/14 Rupert Fire House, 2673 Route 153, West Rupert 10am

• RAVNAH Cholesterol Screenings for $30 every month Clinics held at the Rutland Office are the 1st Monday - call 775-0568 for an appointment. Clinics held at the Dorset Office are the 3rd Wednesday - call 362-1200 for an appointment.

July 30

• Wednesday Concert Series in Main Street Park in Rutland, July 30 – Enerjazz.

• God Loves a Picnic at The Union Church of Proctor on Wednesday, July 30 at 5:30 p.m. (rain date Thursday, July 31). The menu will be simple, hot dogs or hamburgers. There is no cost, though there will be a spot for free will offerings if anyone feels so inclined. Please bring a chair to help out with seating.

July 31

• Snake Mountain Bluegrass will be taking center stage in the gazebo on the green in the Fair Haven Park on Thursday, July 31. The concert begins at 7pm. Bring your lawn chair and get ready for a great time.

• Catch the Wind! Thursday, July 31, 2pm at Maclure Library, Pittsford, VT. Air, windmill, weather, and the environment. Signup began Tuesday, July 22

• Fair Haven Concerts in the Park, Thursday, July 31 7pm Snake Mountain Blue Grass. Free ice cream.

August 2

• The Addison County Gospel Choir will perform at the Pittsford Congregational Church UCC, on Route 7 in Pittsford on August 2 at 7pm. A "free will offering" will be taken to benefit the church's music program.

• Roast pork dinner, Saturday, August 2 at the Pawlet Community Church starting at 5pm. For info call Doreen Mach at 325-3428 or Judy Coolidge at 325-3073. Take out orders can also be made on the day of the dinner by calling the church at 325-3022. Menu: 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, brownie with ice cream and chocolate syrup. Cost: Adults $12, age 12 $6, 5 & under free.

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August 2 & 3

• Mount Holly Town Library Book Sale August 2 and 3 from 10 to 4. All genres are represented with a particularly large selection of kid’s books. It’s always fun and you never know what gem you’ll find. The Mount Holly Town Library, 26 Maple Hill Road, Belmont, Vermont. We hope to see you rain or shine. Info: 802-259-3707.

August 3

• Killington Section GMC, Sunday August 3, 9am. Little Rock Pond, Wallingford. Will begin at trailhead across from parking area on USFS Road-FR 10 and hike to a pretty pond nestled in a forested mountain setting. East to moderate 4 miles. Larry Walter 775-3855

August 4

• Friends of the Rutland Free Library Book Sale, Monday August 4, 4 - 8pm 10 Court St., Rutland, VT. Thousands of gently used hard cover and paperback books, puzzles, CDs, DVDs for all ages! All proceeds go to support library collections and activities. Most items: $.25 - $3.

August 5

• Living Well With a Disability Series August 5, 10am to noon, “Keeping Yourself Safe in Emergency Situations / Disaster Preparedness,” featuring Chief Robert L. Schlachter, Jr., Rutland City Fire Department & George Sykes, Regional Individual & Community Preparedness Manager, American Red Cross, VT & NH Upper Valley Region. Location: Rm. 266, Asa Bloomer Building, 88 Merchants Row, 2nd Floor, Rutland, VT

August 6

• The Paramount Theatre will broadcast the upcoming ‘Monty Python Live (mostly)’ show (filmed at London’s acclaimed O2 Arena) on Wednesday, August 6, at 7:30pm. Tickets ($17) now on-sale and are available at the venue box office located at 30 Center Street in historic downtown Rutland, Vermont, charge-by-phone by calling (802) 775-0903 or online at

• Song circle and jam session, Wednesday, August 6, at the Godnick Adult Center in Rutland from 7:15 to 9:15pm. The song circle welcomes singers, players of acoustic instruments and listeners. Donations are welcome. For further information, call Jack Crowther at 775-1182 or visit the Wild Woods Music Co-op website at

• Wednesday Concert Series in Main Street Park in Rutland, August 6 – Jenni Johnson & the Junketters

August 7

• Thursday Hikers meet Thursday at 9am at Godnick Center on Deer St. to car pool. Call hike leaders for info. All are welcome. August 7, Cookout, Camp Plymouth S.P. Bring something to cook on our campfire and something to share. Hike, swim, relax! Lyn Drigert 775-7038.

August 9

• Gilman Chapter #88 Order Of Eastern Star and Hiram Lodge Masons #101 will hold a Pancake Breakfast Saturday August 9, 8 to 11am at The Masonic Temple 63 Franklin St, West Rutland, Vt. Handicap accessible. Adults $8, children ages 4 To 9 $3, under age 4 free.

• Salvation Army Intro to Emergency Disaster Services training, Saturday August 9, 10am – 3pm at the Salvation Army, 1 Scale St., Bldg 12, Rutland VT. $5 fee for lunch/refreshments. Register by Friday August 1, contact Major Balcom at 802-775-5150, Charles.Balcom@use.Salvation A prerequisite for all other TSA EDS Trainings.

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August 10

• The Old Country Fiddler Charles Ross Taggart,
Hosted by The Mount Holly Town Library Sunday, August 10 at 4pm at The Mount Holly Town Library, 26 Maple Hill Road, Belmont, Vermont. Vermonter Charles Ross Taggart had a 40-year career performing in stage shows across the country, including the famous Red Path Chautauqua circuit. Fiddler Adam Boyce portrays Mr. Taggart near the end of his career, circa 1936, sharing recollections of his life and career interspersed with live fiddling and humorous sketches. Free, open to the public, and accessible to people with disabilities. Info: Joan McCallum (802) 259-2318.

• Baroque and Folk concert, Mary Bonhag, soprano; David Greenberg, violin; Abby Newton, cello; Evan Premo, double bass; Cynthia Huard, piano Concert, Sunday August 10, 4 pm, Rochester Federated Church. Info: 802-767-9234 or visit

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Calendar events should be mailed to Samís Good News, 162 North Main St., Stony Brook Plaza, Rutland, VT 05701 or emailed to at least two weeks prior to your event. We are unable to take calendar events over the phone. Any event that is ongoing will appear for three weeks and will have to be resubmitted if you would like it to continue in the calendar.

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