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Ongoing Events

• Rutland Downtown Farmers Market: Saturdays from 10am-2pm inside at 251 West Street, Rutland.

• 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.
Thursday 4/24/14 Appletree Apartments – 7 Appletree Lane, Fair Haven 9:30am
Wednesday 4/30/14 Godnick Adult Center, 1 Deer St., Rutland 12:30 pm

• 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.

• Chaffee Art Center Annual Student Art Exhibit compiled of a wide range of medias. Through May 2 at the Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, Thursday and Friday, Noon – 6pm and Saturdays Noon – 5pm.

April 16

• The Green Mountain Chapter of GE Retirees will meet Wednesday April 16th at the Fair Haven Inn at 12 noon. A short business meeting will follow the luncheon.

• Song circle and jam session, Wednesday, April 16, at the Godnick Adult Center in Rutland from 7:15 to 9:15 p.m. The song circle welcomes singers, players of acoustic instruments and listeners. Donations are welcome. Info: Jack Crowther 775-1182 or visit www.wildwoods

• The Opiate Effect Film, Wednesday April 16, 7pm, Rutland Free Library, 10 Court St., Rutland. The story of Will Gates, a former UVM student, who died from a heroin overdose in 2009. His father, Skip, began a journey to try to educate as many people as possible of the harm not only from the drug itself, but how as communities we are dealing with the problem. 30 minute panel discussion to follow with Jim Baker, Chief Rutland Police dept.; Jessi Farnsworth, Program Director of West Ridge Center for Addiction Recovery; Joe Kraus, Project Vision, Scott Tucker, Captain Rutland Police Dept.

April 17

• Killington Arts Guild "Meet the Artist Series" - a demonstration by local Vermont artist Peter Gould being hosted by the KAG and Birch Ridge Inn, April 17, 6 -8pm, Butler Road, Killington. Peter will share his distinctive artistic perspective for representing ideas that sparkle with his famous shooting star. Coffee and hors d'oeuvres will be available as well as a cash bar. Free and open to the public.

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April 19

• Rutland Unit #31 American Legion Auxiliary craft fair/flea market, April 19, 10am-3pm at the American Legion Post #31, 33 Washington Street, Rutland, Vermont. Any vendors interested in the upcoming craft fair/flea market please contact Sharon Corey at 802-325-3234 for more information. Table rental is $15.00 per table.

• Spring Flea Market and Easter Food Sale sponsored by West Pawlet Vol. Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary, Saturday, April 19, 9am to 3pm at the fire station on VT Route 153 (Main Street). Offering baked goods, baked beans, Polish nut rolls, and lots more! Family fun day for the children, face painting all day. Lunch available. Raffles. Info: Edna Winot – (802)-645-0174.

• College of St. Joseph Community Easter egg hunt from 11am to 1pm Saturday, April 19. Children of all ages (with adult supervision) are welcome to come and enjoy the hunt. 2,000 candy filled eggs hidden in the campus athletic center. Parking is available in any of the campus parking lots. Free and open to the public. Info: 802-776-5290.

• Community BreakFast, Saturday, April 19, 8 – 10am at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Corner of North Main & Allen Streets, Fair Haven. Enjoy farm-fresh scrambled eggs, sausage, homemade biscuits and preserves, juice, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate in a friendly, family-style atmosphere. Only $1 per person -- kids 14 and under free! Handicapped-accessible dining available on the main floor.

April 21

• Join the Rutland Count Master Gardeners for and interesting informational program 7:00, April 21st at the Godnick Center off Route 4 in Rutland. Rose Paul, Director of Critical Lands and Conservation Science, Vermont Chapter of the Nature Conservancy will be speaking about Landscaping with native plants. The evening is free.

April 25

• Osher Event. Vt. The Movie, Part One: A Very New Idea, explores the roots from which the future state of Vermont grew at the Godnick Center on April 25 at 1:30. Free.

April 26

• Pasta Dinner/Dance to benefit Rutland Eagles Special Olympics, Saturday April 26. Doors open 4:30, auction 4:30, dinner 6pm, music and dancing 6:30 – 9:30pm at Elks Club, 44-46 Pleasant St., Rutland. $10/person, $5/under 12, $30/family. Info: Mary Mitchell 802 948-2877. Alcohol free event.

• Unused or Unwanted Medication collection event, Saturday April 26, 10am – 2pm at Diamond Run Mall, Rutland in front of J.C.Penney. Info: Rutland County Sheriff’s office 775-8002 or the RCSWD at 775-7209.

• Roast Pork Dinner, April 26, 5-7pm, Fair Haven Methodist Church. Adults $10, children $4, under age 6 free. Take out available. Join in to welcome spring.

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April 27

• Champlain Valley Fiddler’s Club monthly meeting, Sunday April 27 at the VFW at 530 Exchange St., Middlebury, VT, 12 Noon to 5pm. $2/person. Refreshments available. Looking for fiddlers young and old. Open to public.

April 28

• American Legion Auxiliary Rutland Unit #31 hosts Department of Vermont President Ann Berrio, April 28. Social hour 5-6pm, Dinner 6-7pm ($5 charge per Auxiliary member). Meeting 7pm. Come meet our President and enjoy Dinner among Auxiliary members.

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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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