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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 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.
Wednesday 8/27/14 Godnick Adult Center, 1 Deer St., Rutland 12:30pm
Thursday 8/28/14 Appletree Apartments – 7 Appletree Lane, Fair Haven 9:30am

• 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.

• NAMI Vermont Connection Recovery Support Group is an alliance of individuals who have the common experience of living with mental illness. It provides a forum to share experiences and learn about opportunities and challenges regardless of diagnosis. Rutland Mental Health Wellness Center, 78 South Main Street. Meets every Sunday at 4:30-6pm. Info: 800-639-6480 or visit

August 27

• Acorn Energy Co-op Cold Climate Heat Pump Presentation in Rutland. Wednesday, August 27, 7 p.m., Green Mountain Power’s Energy Information Center (EIC), 68 - 70 Merchants Row in Rutland. Come hear about how to save money on your heating bill while reducing your dependence on fossil fuels at the same time. Q&A to follow the presentation. Free. Public welcome. Info: 802 385-1911.

• Skene Manor Special Monthly Dinner, Wednesday, August 27. The theme this month is an Italian Feast!
Social hour 5:30 and dinner 6pm. Beverage, appetizers, salad, pasta fagioli soup, pasta and your choice of lasagna, chicken cacciatore and sausage and meatball, with cake for dessert. Reservations: call Skene Manor at (518) 499-1906.
$30 per person donation.

August 28

• Rummage Sale, August 28 4-7pm, August 29 2-7pm, August 30 9am-3pm at Whitehall United Methodist Church, 56 Greenmount Cemetery Lane, Whitehall, NY. Donations accepted (no electronics or exercise equipment). Info: Louise Lane 683 -6876, Maxine Willis 499-1565.

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August 29

• Killington Classic Block Party, Friday, August 29. 6:30pm - Motorcycle Parade featuring over 800 motorcycles parading down from Killington to line Center Street and Merchants Row. 7pm - Live Music with Satin & Steel in the parking pit on Center Street. Bring your lawn chairs or hang out in one of our many outdoor dining/ bar areas and enjoy some fun tunes in a cool setting!
Restrooms available. Parking available throughout downtown and the Laz Parking garage on West Street.
Sponsored by Central Vermont Motorcycles, Vermont’s Premier Power Sports Dealer.

August 30

• Home Style Baked Ham Supper with all the fixings to benefit Mount Holly Historical Museum, Saturday August 30 beginning at 5pm at the Odd Fellows Hall in Belmont. $10 adults, $5 for children under 12. Info 259-2460.

• Street Legal Truck Pull at Vermont State Fairgrounds, August 30 at 12pm and 6pm. Free grandstand. Try your luck pulling the Vermonster sled provided by Vermont Tractor Pullers Association.

• Tinmouth Town Wide Yard Sales, Saturday August 30, 8am – 2pm. 15+ locations with multi-families at several locations. Places will be well marked. Maps can be picked up at Town Hall or at each location.

August 31

• Killington Section GMC, Sunday August 31, 9:30am (Rutland) 10am (Shrewsbury Town Office. Shrewsbury Ramble. Climb to spectacular view from a Shrewsbury hilltop. Moderate, with a bit of steep climbing. 4 to 5 miles. Gerry and Chryl Martin 492-2244.

• St. John's church, E. Poultney will conduct its final summer service of Evening Prayer on Saturday, August 30 at 4pm. Natalia Czar, folk harpist, will play before and after the service. The public is invited to experience this charming 1830s unchanged building. Parking on the lawn. Restrooms nearby. Info: 802-287-9744.

September 3

• Song circle and jam session, Wednesday, September 3, 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. Info: Jack Crowther at 775-1182 or

• Community Supper at Mill Village Chapel, Route 7 North, Rutland Town, Wednesday September 3 at 6pm. Baked beans, hot dishes, salads, dessert, coffee and more. $9 adults, $4 under age 13.Public invited. Benefits operating fund. Bring your own plate and silverware.

• Vermont Rental Property Owners Association monthly meeting, Wednesday September 3, at VFW Post #648, 15 Wales Street, Rutland, Vermont in the main room at 7pm. The guest speaker from Casella Waste Management will be talking about recycling in multi-family buildings. The public is invited. For further information call Ron @ 802-725-8194 or Pat @ 802-775-3660.

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September 4

• Thursday Hikers meet Thursday at 9am at Godnick Center on Deer St. to car pool. Call hike leaders for info. All are welcome. September 4, Mt. Independence, Orwell. Revolutionary War history site. Views of Ft. Ticonderoga, Lake Champlain. Moderate. George Butts 483-2891.

September 6

• Nathan Willis Memorial Camp Scholarship Fund Basket Party, sponsored by the Willis Family Friends, Saturday September 6, at American Legion Post #49, 72 Main St, Fair Haven VT. Doors open at 11am. Drawing 1pm. Info: Diane Rice 518 932-1434, Maxine Willis 518 499 1565. Basket and door prize donations appreciated.

• Victor Paul and Claudine Langille Bring Songs of the Original Carter Family to Mt Holly Library in Belmont, Saturday September 6 at 7pm. Limited seating; suggested donation is $10. Check out for more details about the musicians and their CD. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

September 7

• The Rutland Church of the Nazarene is presenting "The Needhams" in concert on Sunday, September 7, at 7pm at the church at 112 Lincoln Ave., Rutland. Christian music for the whole family. Free will offering. Info: 747-9977.

September 10

• Fiddle Jam Wednesday, September 10, at Godnick Adult Center in Rutland from 7:15 to 9:15pm. The jam welcomes fiddlers, players of acoustic instruments and listeners. Donations are welcome. Info: Jack Crowther at 775-1182 or visit the Wild Woods Music Co-op website at

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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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