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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 kobaid@westrutland

• 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.
Wednesday 7/30/14 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.

July 23

• Wednesday Concert Series in Main Street Park in Rutland, July 23 – The Keating 5.

• First Congregational Church of Wallingford BBQ dinner and concert, Wednesday July 23 at 189 S. Main St. Supper, 5-6:30pm, pulled pork, rolls, coleslaw, baked beans, chips, pickles, beverages and dessert. $10 adults, $5 children 12 and under. Concert at 7pm with Spoon Mountain Singers and the Catamount Brass Quintet, (suggested donation- $10 for adults, children free). Peter Huntoon watercolor of the church up for silent bidding. Good food, music, and company. Help us make the financial goal for our historical steeple restoration project.

• City Cat Allies Fundraiser at Friendly’s Restaurant, 288 S. Main St., July 23, 12-8pm to benefit City Cat Allies. Friendly’s will donate 20% of food purchases. You will need to present a coupon available at veterinarian offices, pet stores and local bulletin boards throughout Rutland. Please help Cat Allies help Rutland strays, ferals and abandoned cats.

• Skene Manor July Special Monthly Dinner on Wednesday July 23. Social Hour begins at 5:30 pm with appetizers and beverages. Dinner at 6pm, choice of steak or chicken with grilled roasted potatoes and vegetables, mango soup, wedged salad and rolls are also included. Dessert will be Strawberry Shortcake. Reservations are best for this unique dining experience. A donation of $30 per person. Call 499-1906, 499-2053 or 747-3735.

•  Jewelry Stamping Workshop at the Maclure Library in Pittsford. Wednesday July 23 & Thursday, July 24 at 2:00 p.m. Materials provided. To sign up contact the Maclure Library at 802-483-2972

July 24

• Thursday Hikes for those who wish a less strenuous pace. Meet Thursday at 9am at Godnick Center on Deer St. to car pool. Call hike leaders for info. All are welcome.
July 24, Ken Pond to Thundering Brook Falls, Killington. Pleasant interesting trail through the woods to the falls. Moderate. Gerry Stanton 843-368-3376.

• Picnic/24th Anniversary Celebration of the ADA at Branbury State Park (Lake Dunmore) on July 24th for Vermont Center for Independent Living. Contact Sue Booth at VCIL with any questions: 229-0501 or

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July 24, 25 26

• Olde Country & Bluegrass Festival at Powers Field 245, Tifft Road in Danby, VT. Concession stand with food, water, soda, coffee, and ice open early morning until closing time. Gates open 8AM on Sat. July 19th for early bird camping in the rough (blocking may be needed for leveling). NO dogs allowed in the performance area, they must be on a leash at the camp site. Dogs not allowed for day visitors. For tickets and info: call 802-293-5515 or visit danbyoldecountryblue
Sponsored by Green Mtn. Climbers Snowmobile Club, Inc. (Rutland South)

July 25

• The Castleton Downtown Gallery in Rutland will feature the works of local Vermont artist Carolyn Shattuck running from July 16 through August 16, with an artist reception scheduled for Friday, July 25 at 6 p.m. Gallery is located on Center Street Alley in Rutland and is open Wednesday through Saturday with hours of operation from 1-6 p.m. Info: William Ramage at 802-468-1266 or castletoncollegegalleries@

July 25, 26, 27

• Shakespeare on Main Street presents Othello at Ackley Theatre, Green Mountain College, Poultney, VT. July 25 A& 26 at 7:30pm, July 27 at 2pm. Adults $15, seniors/students/military #10, children age 12 and under free.

• Mendon Community United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School. July 25-27, 9am-12pm. Free! Ages 3-11 Welcome. Registration is required. Pre-register by calling 802-683-4535 at the door. Route 4 East Mendon, Vermont 05701 (Across From Sugar and Spice Restaurant). Come for a day or for all three! Info 802-683-4535.

July 26

• Killington Section GMC, Saturday July 26, 9am. Around Chittenden Reservoir, Chittenden. Follow old roads from historic New Boston settlement down to Lefferts Pond. Small beach and bathroom for changing so bring a swimsuit. Moderate appox. 4 miles. Sue Thomas 773-2185.

• White Elephant Sale & Book Sale at The Bailey Memorial Library, 111 Moulton Ave., North Clarendon, Saturday, July 26. 9am to 2pm. Please help support our library.

• Slate Valley Community monthly breakfast, Saturday, July 26, 8-10sm at the Poultney United Methodist Church on Main Street. Delicious breakfast of scrambled eggs, sausage, homemade biscuits, jams, juice, tea and hot chocolate. Adults $1, and children under 15 free. Handicapped accessible. Everyone is welcome.

• St. John’s Church, East Poultney VT evening service with professional church organist Dr. Karl Moyer at 4pm on July 26.

• Clarendon Town Wide Yards Sales, Saturday July 26.Refreshments available at the Clarendon Volunteer Fire Station beginning at 9am. Stop by and enjoy the day.

• Public Breakfast, Sunday, July 27, 7 to 10am. Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage & bacon, juice, donuts, coffee. $7. Marble Lodge #76, 100 South Main St, Danby, VT.

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July 27

• Taylor Ampatiellos, accompanied by Rip Jackson, will perform "The Best Songs of My Life" on Sunday, July 27 at 2 p.m. at Grace Church in Rutland, VT. Along with a variety of guest singers, Taylor will showcase some of his favorite songs. A free-will offering will be accepted to support Jennifer Musick Wright's HEAL Raising Our World Foundation. Info 802-775-4301 or email graceucc@grace

July 28

• Rutland American Legion Auxiliary Unit #31 monthly meeting on July 28. Executive Board meets at 5pm. Dinner at 6pm and regular meeting follows at 7pm. Looking forward to seeing you attend.

• Friends of the Rutland Free Library Book Sale, Monday July 28, 4 - 8pm. Rutland Free Library (basement), 10 Court St., Rutland, VT. Most items: $.25 - $3., info. 773-1860.

July 29

• July 29th, 3pm - 4pm Archaeology in Action Summer Reading Event at the Orwell Free Library with Scott A. McLaughlin, Archaeologist Join in a simulated archaeological dig based on a Lake Champlain canal boat shipwreck. Examine artifacts and discover what life was like 100 years ago. Appropriate for school aged children.

• Castleton College is pleased to present The New York Players as part of the 19th Annual Castleton Summer Concert Series on Tuesday, July 29 at 7 p.m. at the Castleton Pavilion.

• Walk, Wag & Run for the Rutland County Humane Society, July 29. 5K walk/runs at College of Saint Joseph in Rutland. Bring your dog (or not), enjoy the outdoors and raise money for RCHS. Walkers begin at 6pm and runners at 6:30pm. Registration is free for all students entering 12th grade and younger, $5 fee for all others. Visit for more details or 483-9171.

• Living Well With a Disability. July 29, 10:15am to 12:15pm, “Developing Positive Coping Skills for a Stressful World” with Dr. Craig Knapp, Chair, Division of Psychology & Human Services, College of St. Joseph and Kathleen White, M.Ed., LCMHC, Adult Outpatient Therapist, Rutland Mental Health Services. Room 226 Asa Bloomer building, 88 Merchants Row, 2nd floor, Rutland VT.

• Maclure Library, Pittsford, VT: Fishing, Tuesday, July 29 10am-2pm. Learn to make fishing lures and how to cast. Fishing materials, instructions, and lunch provided. Signup began Tuesday, July 22. 802 483-2972.

July 30

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

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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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