Sep
26
10:00am10:00am

Story Time at CPL

Every Tuesday and Friday morning in the children's room, families gather to hear stories, sing songs and play together.  Children's librarian Jen McKenzie designs a story time each week that supports babies' and young children's learning in many areas: literacy, math, social skills, and emotional development. 

Jen draws on her training from the Vermont Early Literacy Initiative to provide evidence-based skills in a relaxed and comfortable setting.  The programs are a fun and supportive way for families to explore reading readiness and social interactions with their child, and families can participate whenever it works into their schedule.

Jen weaves early literacy skills into each aspect of the story time.  Beginning with a welcome song, she emphasizes phonological awareness through rhyming and repetition.  Children pick out their names, or letters that their names begin with, and practice letter recognition.  As Jen reads the stories, she provides narratives that the children can relate to, and lays the foundation for print motivation.  

The library is an excellent place for children to practice social skills.  All are welcome at the library, and there is no expectation for what a child "should" be able to do.  If it is a hard day for a child to sit and listen, that is okay.  If sharing is difficult, or it is a very shy day, Jen will identify the emotion and offer suggestions for easing the feelings.  As children learn the story time routine, they develop a sense of belonging.  When children understand routine and expectations, they learn to self regulate their emotions, even when it is difficult.
 

Visit Craftsbury Public Library for more information

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Sep
26
4:30pm 4:30pm

Crossfit at COC

<- Go Back to Craftsbury Calendar of Events

CrossFit in the Activity Center Gym at 4:30pm taught by Nick Petterssen and Cady Hart of The Confluence in Montpelier. This program is open to all levels and available to Craftsbury Members for $5/session. Not a member? Find full details. Craftsbury houseguests are also welcome to attend these classes at no cost.

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Sep
26
6:00pm 6:00pm

AA at UCC

united-church-craftsbury.jpg

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions. AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.

www.aavt.org/meetings/district4.html

 

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Sep
27
5:00pm 5:00pm

Feldenkrais at COC

<- Go Back to Craftsbury Calendar of Events

Would you like to move, work, play, and compete with more ease, comfort, efficiency and strength? Then join resident massage therapist Kimberly Howell for a Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement (ATM) class at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center. Classes are in the Cedar Multi-room. Pay for the class with your COC Punch Card or cash. $5 for Members, $10 for Visitors, and Free for Overnight Guests. Read more. Wednesday at 4:30pm. 

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Sep
28
5:00pm 5:00pm

Yoga at COC

<- Go Back to Craftsbury Calendar of Events

Come join our Community Yoga classes for a good stretch!

Adult yoga Thursdays 5-6 pm led by Liz K. Yoga classes are free to all center staff and guests, $5/session for Craftsbury Outdoor Center members, and $10/session for all others. While yoga mats, blocks and straps are available, please bring your own if you have them.

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Sep
28
6:00pm 6:00pm

Al-Anon at UCC

The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of
alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve
their common problems. We believe alcoholism is a family illness and that
changed attitudes can aid recovery.

Al-Anon is not allied with any sect, denomination, political entity, organization,
or institution; does not engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor
opposes any cause. There are no dues for membership. Al-Anon is self-supporting
through its own voluntary contributions.

http://www.vermontalanonalateen.org/weekly-meetings-by-day/

 

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Sep
28
7:00pm 7:00pm

Recreation & Northern Forest - Forestry Series Talk at COC

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Mike DeBonis (Executive Director, Green Mountain Club): The Long Trail is the oldest long-distant hiking trail in the United States.  The trail spans 272 miles across the State of Vermont along the spine of the Green Mountains, starting on the Massachusetts border and ending here in Orleans County.  Come learn more about the evolution of the GMC and the impact of recreation within the Northern Forest over the last century.

 

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Sep
29
10:00am10:00am

Story Time at CPL

Every Tuesday and Friday morning in the children's room, families gather to hear stories, sing songs and play together.  Children's librarian Jen McKenzie designs a story time each week that supports babies' and young children's learning in many areas: literacy, math, social skills, and emotional development. 

Jen draws on her training from the Vermont Early Literacy Initiative to provide evidence-based skills in a relaxed and comfortable setting.  The programs are a fun and supportive way for families to explore reading readiness and social interactions with their child, and families can participate whenever it works into their schedule.

Jen weaves early literacy skills into each aspect of the story time.  Beginning with a welcome song, she emphasizes phonological awareness through rhyming and repetition.  Children pick out their names, or letters that their names begin with, and practice letter recognition.  As Jen reads the stories, she provides narratives that the children can relate to, and lays the foundation for print motivation.  

The library is an excellent place for children to practice social skills.  All are welcome at the library, and there is no expectation for what a child "should" be able to do.  If it is a hard day for a child to sit and listen, that is okay.  If sharing is difficult, or it is a very shy day, Jen will identify the emotion and offer suggestions for easing the feelings.  As children learn the story time routine, they develop a sense of belonging.  When children understand routine and expectations, they learn to self regulate their emotions, even when it is difficult.
 

Visit Craftsbury Public Library for more information

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Sep
29
3:30pm 3:30pm

Crossfit at COC

CrossFit in the Activity Center gym taught by Nick Petterssen and Cady Hart of The Confluence in Montpelier. This program is open to all levels and available to Craftsbury Members for $5/session. Not a member? Find full details. Craftsbury houseguests are also welcome to attend these classes at no cost.

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Sep
30
10:00am10:00am

Craftsbury Farmers' Market on the Common

Celebrating Sixteen Years of Local! Bring your camera to one of the most beautiful farmers’ market venues in Vermont offering a wide selection of local food & beverages, artisan crafts, fun, free family-friendly entertainment, demonstrations and special events.

craftsburyfarmersmarket.com

 

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Oct
1
10:00am10:00am

Sunday Service at UCC

We really mean it, you are welcome!

Wherever you are on life's spiritual journey, we would be honored to have you join us, be with us, and worship with us. So would God!

We are an Open and Affirming Congregation. Please see our O & A Statement for more information.

Sunday Worship 10:00 AM. But Sunday worship isn't all we're about; check the Calendar page to see what else we're up to!

The United Church of Craftsbury is a member church of the United Church of Christ (UCC), and is part of the Northeast Association of the Vermont Conference of the United Church of Christ.

For more information, visit www.unitedchurchofcraftsbury.com

 

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Oct
1
10:30am10:30am

Yoga at COC

<- Go Back to Craftsbury Calendar of Events

Come join our Community Yoga classes for a good stretch!

Sundays at 10:30-11:30am led by Margaret Pitkin. Yoga classes are free to all center staff and guests, $5/session for Craftsbury Outdoor Center members, and $10/session for all others. While yoga mats, blocks and straps are available, please bring your own if you have them.

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Oct
1
11:00am11:00am

Worship at ECPC

  • East Craftsbury Presbyterian Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our commitment is to provide meaningful worship of God, through prayer, strong preaching, study of the Bible and especially through music.  Meaningful worship is an aspect of ECPC held dear by members, some of which have been with us since birth and also one that has drawn new members to ECPC from afar.  We follow a traditional order of worship and generally follow the revised common lectionary for Scripture reading. (A schedule that brings us in contact with all parts of the Scriptures every three years.)

Our service has three main sections: Gathering: which includes praise and confession, which sensitized us to our need for God's love and help.  In the second section we hear the Word through Scripture, and a sermon.  The third section is where we respond to the Word by sharing our joys, concerns, prayers for the world and those around us and offering our gifts to God.  Hymns are sung at the opening of the service, after the sermons and at the closing of the service.  Music is organ and occasionally piano.  Our choir sings an Anthem that ties into the theme of the day.

For more information, visit www.eastcraftsburypresbyterianchurch.org

 

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Oct
1
7:00pm 7:00pm

Travels in the Kingdom of Kerry talk at CPL

October 1, 7PM Travels in the Kingdom of Kerry talk

Susan O’Connell traveled to Ireland last April on a family heritage trip.  She brought her family to castles, estate houses, and ringforts, tromped on old Mass Paths and hiked into the mountains, attempting to learn more about the O’Connell family in Ireland’s County Kerry. On Sunday, October 1 at 7PM, Susan will share photos and stories from her trip and from her family history.  From the Great Daniel O’Connell, the Liberator of Ireland, to the murkier history of the less well known Daniel O’Connell, Fenian Agitator, she will share stories of the O’Connells of Ballycarberry Castle to midnight escapes from British rule.  Her photos will bring to light the rugged beauty of the remote “Kingdom of Kerry” on the western edge of Europe, and highlight some beautiful gardens that take advantage of the amazingly temperate climate.

For more information, please contact the library at 586-9683.

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Oct
1
8:00pm 8:00pm

Travel the Kingdom of Kerry tour information at CPL

October 1, 8PM Travel the Kingdom of Kerry tour information

If the photos and stories have whetted your appetite to experience this unique corner of the world for yourself, stay on for a talk at 8PM about the library’s fundraising trip in September 2018.  Librarian Susan O’Connell will lead a group to the best of the places she has discovered on her travels, and share context for the historical and natural sights that participants will experience.  This tour, limited to seven participants, will focus on the cultural highlights and hidden gems in the Kingdom of Kerry.  A portion of the funds from this trip will benefit the Craftsbury Public Library.

For more information, please contact the library at 586-9683.

Visit Craftsbury Public Library for more information

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Oct
2
7:00pm 7:00pm

"Talk of the Porch"-- Discussion Group at CPL

This fall, "Talk of the Porch"-- a discussion group led by local writers, Stark Biddle and Julia Shipley-- will continue to ponder the fictitious prose published by the New Yorker, both their current short stories, as well as classics from their archives. The group (free, open to anyone) will meet on the first two Mondays of the month beginning in October.

Visit Craftsbury Public Library for more information

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Oct
3
10:00am10:00am

Story Time at CPL

Every Tuesday and Friday morning in the children's room, families gather to hear stories, sing songs and play together.  Children's librarian Jen McKenzie designs a story time each week that supports babies' and young children's learning in many areas: literacy, math, social skills, and emotional development. 

Jen draws on her training from the Vermont Early Literacy Initiative to provide evidence-based skills in a relaxed and comfortable setting.  The programs are a fun and supportive way for families to explore reading readiness and social interactions with their child, and families can participate whenever it works into their schedule.

Jen weaves early literacy skills into each aspect of the story time.  Beginning with a welcome song, she emphasizes phonological awareness through rhyming and repetition.  Children pick out their names, or letters that their names begin with, and practice letter recognition.  As Jen reads the stories, she provides narratives that the children can relate to, and lays the foundation for print motivation.  

The library is an excellent place for children to practice social skills.  All are welcome at the library, and there is no expectation for what a child "should" be able to do.  If it is a hard day for a child to sit and listen, that is okay.  If sharing is difficult, or it is a very shy day, Jen will identify the emotion and offer suggestions for easing the feelings.  As children learn the story time routine, they develop a sense of belonging.  When children understand routine and expectations, they learn to self regulate their emotions, even when it is difficult.
 

Visit Craftsbury Public Library for more information

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Oct
3
4:30pm 4:30pm

Crossfit at COC

<- Go Back to Craftsbury Calendar of Events

CrossFit in the Activity Center Gym at 4:30pm taught by Nick Petterssen and Cady Hart of The Confluence in Montpelier. This program is open to all levels and available to Craftsbury Members for $5/session. Not a member? Find full details. Craftsbury houseguests are also welcome to attend these classes at no cost.

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Oct
3
6:00pm 6:00pm

AA at UCC

united-church-craftsbury.jpg

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions. AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.

www.aavt.org/meetings/district4.html

 

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Oct
4
5:00pm 5:00pm

Feldenkrais at COC

<- Go Back to Craftsbury Calendar of Events

Would you like to move, work, play, and compete with more ease, comfort, efficiency and strength? Then join resident massage therapist Kimberly Howell for a Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement (ATM) class at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center. Classes are in the Cedar Multi-room. Pay for the class with your COC Punch Card or cash. $5 for Members, $10 for Visitors, and Free for Overnight Guests. Read more. Wednesday at 4:30pm. 

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Oct
4
7:00pm 7:00pm

VEC’s Co-op Community Solar program CPL

On Wed., 10/4, 7 - 8:30, Andrea Cohen, Vermont Electric Coop’s Manager of Government  Affairs and Member Relations, will present information about VEC’s Co-op Community Solar program,  Energy Transformation opportunities including electric vehicle and cold climate heat pump incentives, and VEC’s Clean Air line extension Program.  Come and hear the incentives that  VEC members can take advantage.

For more info, contact Craftsburyenergycommittee@gmail.com

 

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Oct
5
5:00pm 5:00pm

Yoga at COC

<- Go Back to Craftsbury Calendar of Events

Come join our Community Yoga classes for a good stretch!

Adult yoga Thursdays 5-6 pm led by Liz K. Yoga classes are free to all center staff and guests, $5/session for Craftsbury Outdoor Center members, and $10/session for all others. While yoga mats, blocks and straps are available, please bring your own if you have them.

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Oct
5
6:00pm 6:00pm

Al-Anon at UCC

The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of
alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve
their common problems. We believe alcoholism is a family illness and that
changed attitudes can aid recovery.

Al-Anon is not allied with any sect, denomination, political entity, organization,
or institution; does not engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor
opposes any cause. There are no dues for membership. Al-Anon is self-supporting
through its own voluntary contributions.

http://www.vermontalanonalateen.org/weekly-meetings-by-day/

 

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Oct
5
7:00pm 7:00pm

Recreation & Northern Forest - Forestry Series Talk at COC

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Thursday October 5th at 7PM: Panel discussion: Stories from the working in the woods of the northern forest. 

The Northern Forest is best known for vast expanses of forest, but working and living within these forests are thousands of people.  Come join a panel of local residents of the Northern Forests to hear stories from the woods, and experiences that are just as much a part of the Northern Forest as the trees themselves. 

 

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Oct
6
10:00am10:00am

Story Time at CPL

Every Tuesday and Friday morning in the children's room, families gather to hear stories, sing songs and play together.  Children's librarian Jen McKenzie designs a story time each week that supports babies' and young children's learning in many areas: literacy, math, social skills, and emotional development. 

Jen draws on her training from the Vermont Early Literacy Initiative to provide evidence-based skills in a relaxed and comfortable setting.  The programs are a fun and supportive way for families to explore reading readiness and social interactions with their child, and families can participate whenever it works into their schedule.

Jen weaves early literacy skills into each aspect of the story time.  Beginning with a welcome song, she emphasizes phonological awareness through rhyming and repetition.  Children pick out their names, or letters that their names begin with, and practice letter recognition.  As Jen reads the stories, she provides narratives that the children can relate to, and lays the foundation for print motivation.  

The library is an excellent place for children to practice social skills.  All are welcome at the library, and there is no expectation for what a child "should" be able to do.  If it is a hard day for a child to sit and listen, that is okay.  If sharing is difficult, or it is a very shy day, Jen will identify the emotion and offer suggestions for easing the feelings.  As children learn the story time routine, they develop a sense of belonging.  When children understand routine and expectations, they learn to self regulate their emotions, even when it is difficult.
 

Visit Craftsbury Public Library for more information

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Oct
6
3:30pm 3:30pm

Crossfit at COC

CrossFit in the Activity Center gym taught by Nick Petterssen and Cady Hart of The Confluence in Montpelier. This program is open to all levels and available to Craftsbury Members for $5/session. Not a member? Find full details. Craftsbury houseguests are also welcome to attend these classes at no cost.

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Oct
7
9:00am 9:00am

Oktoberfest at COC

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Oktoberfest in Craftsbury is always a great way to kick off the fall season with an assortment of fun events and the always popular Harvest Dinner (previously known as Oktoberfest dinner).

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On the afternoon of Saturday the 7th, we're excited to announce our first Community Open House. Community members are invited to come up to the Center starting at 1 pm. We'll be providing free clinics in biathlon, as well as mini mountain bike clinics with free rentals, and cheese and cider tastings. Also during the open house, the Craftsbury Nordic Ski Club (our junior ski program) will be hosting a silent auction to benefit the Kathy Wright Memorial Scholarship Fund.

On Saturday afternoon, at the same time as the Open House, the Center will host the Craftsbury Checkpoint Challenge. Unlike in previous years, this year the challenge will not be timed as a race. Instead, teams can visit each individual station and compete to have the fastest time for each challenge. Stations will test both the brainpower and brawn of each team, as well as their ability to work together. The challenges are not disclosed ahead of time, so competitors should be prepared for anything!

Following the Open House and the Checkpoint Challenge, Saturday night will bring the autumn-themed Harvest Dinner. The Craftsbury Dining Hall, known for cooking up delicious fare, will pull out all the stops with local food featuring the best of the season.

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Oct
7
10:00am10:00am

Craftsbury Farmers' Market on the Common

Celebrating Sixteen Years of Local! Bring your camera to one of the most beautiful farmers’ market venues in Vermont offering a wide selection of local food & beverages, artisan crafts, fun, free family-friendly entertainment, demonstrations and special events.

craftsburyfarmersmarket.com

 

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Oct
8
10:00am10:00am

Sunday Service at UCC

We really mean it, you are welcome!

Wherever you are on life's spiritual journey, we would be honored to have you join us, be with us, and worship with us. So would God!

We are an Open and Affirming Congregation. Please see our O & A Statement for more information.

Sunday Worship 10:00 AM. But Sunday worship isn't all we're about; check the Calendar page to see what else we're up to!

The United Church of Craftsbury is a member church of the United Church of Christ (UCC), and is part of the Northeast Association of the Vermont Conference of the United Church of Christ.

For more information, visit www.unitedchurchofcraftsbury.com

 

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Oct
8
10:30am10:30am

Yoga at COC

<- Go Back to Craftsbury Calendar of Events

Come join our Community Yoga classes for a good stretch!

Sundays at 10:30-11:30am led by Margaret Pitkin. Yoga classes are free to all center staff and guests, $5/session for Craftsbury Outdoor Center members, and $10/session for all others. While yoga mats, blocks and straps are available, please bring your own if you have them.

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Oct
8
11:00am11:00am

Worship at ECPC

  • East Craftsbury Presbyterian Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our commitment is to provide meaningful worship of God, through prayer, strong preaching, study of the Bible and especially through music.  Meaningful worship is an aspect of ECPC held dear by members, some of which have been with us since birth and also one that has drawn new members to ECPC from afar.  We follow a traditional order of worship and generally follow the revised common lectionary for Scripture reading. (A schedule that brings us in contact with all parts of the Scriptures every three years.)

Our service has three main sections: Gathering: which includes praise and confession, which sensitized us to our need for God's love and help.  In the second section we hear the Word through Scripture, and a sermon.  The third section is where we respond to the Word by sharing our joys, concerns, prayers for the world and those around us and offering our gifts to God.  Hymns are sung at the opening of the service, after the sermons and at the closing of the service.  Music is organ and occasionally piano.  Our choir sings an Anthem that ties into the theme of the day.

For more information, visit www.eastcraftsburypresbyterianchurch.org

 

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Oct
9
7:00pm 7:00pm

"Talk of the Porch"-- Discussion Group at CPL

This fall, "Talk of the Porch"-- a discussion group led by local writers, Stark Biddle and Julia Shipley-- will continue to ponder the fictitious prose published by the New Yorker, both their current short stories, as well as classics from their archives. The group (free, open to anyone) will meet on the first two Mondays of the month beginning in October.

Visit Craftsbury Public Library for more information

View Event →
Oct
10
10:00am10:00am

Story Time at CPL

Every Tuesday and Friday morning in the children's room, families gather to hear stories, sing songs and play together.  Children's librarian Jen McKenzie designs a story time each week that supports babies' and young children's learning in many areas: literacy, math, social skills, and emotional development. 

Jen draws on her training from the Vermont Early Literacy Initiative to provide evidence-based skills in a relaxed and comfortable setting.  The programs are a fun and supportive way for families to explore reading readiness and social interactions with their child, and families can participate whenever it works into their schedule.

Jen weaves early literacy skills into each aspect of the story time.  Beginning with a welcome song, she emphasizes phonological awareness through rhyming and repetition.  Children pick out their names, or letters that their names begin with, and practice letter recognition.  As Jen reads the stories, she provides narratives that the children can relate to, and lays the foundation for print motivation.  

The library is an excellent place for children to practice social skills.  All are welcome at the library, and there is no expectation for what a child "should" be able to do.  If it is a hard day for a child to sit and listen, that is okay.  If sharing is difficult, or it is a very shy day, Jen will identify the emotion and offer suggestions for easing the feelings.  As children learn the story time routine, they develop a sense of belonging.  When children understand routine and expectations, they learn to self regulate their emotions, even when it is difficult.
 

Visit Craftsbury Public Library for more information

View Event →
Oct
10
4:30pm 4:30pm

Crossfit at COC

<- Go Back to Craftsbury Calendar of Events

CrossFit in the Activity Center Gym at 4:30pm taught by Nick Petterssen and Cady Hart of The Confluence in Montpelier. This program is open to all levels and available to Craftsbury Members for $5/session. Not a member? Find full details. Craftsbury houseguests are also welcome to attend these classes at no cost.

View Event →
Oct
10
6:00pm 6:00pm

AA at UCC

united-church-craftsbury.jpg

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions. AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.

www.aavt.org/meetings/district4.html

 

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Oct
10
6:30pm 6:30pm

Film Screening - Denial: The first step to acceptance at SC

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Tuesday, October 10 at 6:30 PM - 9 PM

The documentary, Denial, intertwines and tackles two important issues, climate change and gender identity struggles. One global and one personal, at first glance these issues seem miles apart, but are ultimately united by the struggles of one man confronting problems everyone else would rather ignore. Denial emerges as a common theme linking these issues, and reveals all the ways we lie to ourselves even when faced with overwhelming facts. Running time 92 minutes. 

After the film there will be a discussion with Christine Hallquist, CEO of Vermont Electric Coop and prominent figure in the film.

This film is a part of the WonderArts series Let's Talk: discussing social justice, health, and safety through film. For more information about events and programs visit WonderArtsvt.org. This series is in Partnership with Vermont PBS and is supported in part by the New England Grassroots Fund

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Oct
11
5:00pm 5:00pm

Feldenkrais at COC

<- Go Back to Craftsbury Calendar of Events

Would you like to move, work, play, and compete with more ease, comfort, efficiency and strength? Then join resident massage therapist Kimberly Howell for a Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement (ATM) class at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center. Classes are in the Cedar Multi-room. Pay for the class with your COC Punch Card or cash. $5 for Members, $10 for Visitors, and Free for Overnight Guests. Read more. Wednesday at 4:30pm. 

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Oct
12
5:00pm 5:00pm

Yoga at COC

<- Go Back to Craftsbury Calendar of Events

Come join our Community Yoga classes for a good stretch!

Adult yoga Thursdays 5-6 pm led by Liz K. Yoga classes are free to all center staff and guests, $5/session for Craftsbury Outdoor Center members, and $10/session for all others. While yoga mats, blocks and straps are available, please bring your own if you have them.

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Oct
12
6:00pm 6:00pm

Craftsbury School Board Meeting at CA

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Our Board

Harry Miller, Chair                 Email: hmiller@ossu.org                      Phone: (802)586-9972
Mary Lou Rylands, Vice Chair Email: mrylandisaacson@ossu.org     Phone: (802)586-2566
John Smith Jr., Clerk               Email: jsmith@ossu.org                        Phone: (802)586-2227
ohn Rowell                           Email: jrowell@ossu.org                       Phone: (802)586-2576
Anne Morse                          Email: amorse@ossu.org .                   Phone: (802)281-4432


he CA board meets the second Thursday of every month
from 6-8pm in the Common Room at Craftsbury Academy.

The public is welcome to attend.
Previous meeting notes and future meeting agendas can be found here: 
www.ossu.org/craftsbury-town-school-board.html 

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Oct
12
6:00pm 6:00pm

Al-Anon at UCC

The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of
alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve
their common problems. We believe alcoholism is a family illness and that
changed attitudes can aid recovery.

Al-Anon is not allied with any sect, denomination, political entity, organization,
or institution; does not engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor
opposes any cause. There are no dues for membership. Al-Anon is self-supporting
through its own voluntary contributions.

http://www.vermontalanonalateen.org/weekly-meetings-by-day/

 

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Oct
13
10:00am10:00am

Story Time at CPL

Every Tuesday and Friday morning in the children's room, families gather to hear stories, sing songs and play together.  Children's librarian Jen McKenzie designs a story time each week that supports babies' and young children's learning in many areas: literacy, math, social skills, and emotional development. 

Jen draws on her training from the Vermont Early Literacy Initiative to provide evidence-based skills in a relaxed and comfortable setting.  The programs are a fun and supportive way for families to explore reading readiness and social interactions with their child, and families can participate whenever it works into their schedule.

Jen weaves early literacy skills into each aspect of the story time.  Beginning with a welcome song, she emphasizes phonological awareness through rhyming and repetition.  Children pick out their names, or letters that their names begin with, and practice letter recognition.  As Jen reads the stories, she provides narratives that the children can relate to, and lays the foundation for print motivation.  

The library is an excellent place for children to practice social skills.  All are welcome at the library, and there is no expectation for what a child "should" be able to do.  If it is a hard day for a child to sit and listen, that is okay.  If sharing is difficult, or it is a very shy day, Jen will identify the emotion and offer suggestions for easing the feelings.  As children learn the story time routine, they develop a sense of belonging.  When children understand routine and expectations, they learn to self regulate their emotions, even when it is difficult.
 

Visit Craftsbury Public Library for more information

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Oct
13
3:30pm 3:30pm

Crossfit at COC

CrossFit in the Activity Center gym taught by Nick Petterssen and Cady Hart of The Confluence in Montpelier. This program is open to all levels and available to Craftsbury Members for $5/session. Not a member? Find full details. Craftsbury houseguests are also welcome to attend these classes at no cost.

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Oct
15
10:00am10:00am

Sunday Service at UCC

We really mean it, you are welcome!

Wherever you are on life's spiritual journey, we would be honored to have you join us, be with us, and worship with us. So would God!

We are an Open and Affirming Congregation. Please see our O & A Statement for more information.

Sunday Worship 10:00 AM. But Sunday worship isn't all we're about; check the Calendar page to see what else we're up to!

The United Church of Craftsbury is a member church of the United Church of Christ (UCC), and is part of the Northeast Association of the Vermont Conference of the United Church of Christ.

For more information, visit www.unitedchurchofcraftsbury.com

 

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Oct
15
10:30am10:30am

Yoga at COC

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Come join our Community Yoga classes for a good stretch!

Sundays at 10:30-11:30am led by Margaret Pitkin. Yoga classes are free to all center staff and guests, $5/session for Craftsbury Outdoor Center members, and $10/session for all others. While yoga mats, blocks and straps are available, please bring your own if you have them.

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Oct
15
11:00am11:00am

Worship at ECPC

  • East Craftsbury Presbyterian Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our commitment is to provide meaningful worship of God, through prayer, strong preaching, study of the Bible and especially through music.  Meaningful worship is an aspect of ECPC held dear by members, some of which have been with us since birth and also one that has drawn new members to ECPC from afar.  We follow a traditional order of worship and generally follow the revised common lectionary for Scripture reading. (A schedule that brings us in contact with all parts of the Scriptures every three years.)

Our service has three main sections: Gathering: which includes praise and confession, which sensitized us to our need for God's love and help.  In the second section we hear the Word through Scripture, and a sermon.  The third section is where we respond to the Word by sharing our joys, concerns, prayers for the world and those around us and offering our gifts to God.  Hymns are sung at the opening of the service, after the sermons and at the closing of the service.  Music is organ and occasionally piano.  Our choir sings an Anthem that ties into the theme of the day.

For more information, visit www.eastcraftsburypresbyterianchurch.org

 

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Oct
17
10:00am10:00am

Story Time at CPL

Every Tuesday and Friday morning in the children's room, families gather to hear stories, sing songs and play together.  Children's librarian Jen McKenzie designs a story time each week that supports babies' and young children's learning in many areas: literacy, math, social skills, and emotional development. 

Jen draws on her training from the Vermont Early Literacy Initiative to provide evidence-based skills in a relaxed and comfortable setting.  The programs are a fun and supportive way for families to explore reading readiness and social interactions with their child, and families can participate whenever it works into their schedule.

Jen weaves early literacy skills into each aspect of the story time.  Beginning with a welcome song, she emphasizes phonological awareness through rhyming and repetition.  Children pick out their names, or letters that their names begin with, and practice letter recognition.  As Jen reads the stories, she provides narratives that the children can relate to, and lays the foundation for print motivation.  

The library is an excellent place for children to practice social skills.  All are welcome at the library, and there is no expectation for what a child "should" be able to do.  If it is a hard day for a child to sit and listen, that is okay.  If sharing is difficult, or it is a very shy day, Jen will identify the emotion and offer suggestions for easing the feelings.  As children learn the story time routine, they develop a sense of belonging.  When children understand routine and expectations, they learn to self regulate their emotions, even when it is difficult.
 

Visit Craftsbury Public Library for more information

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Oct
17
4:30pm 4:30pm

Crossfit at COC

<- Go Back to Craftsbury Calendar of Events

CrossFit in the Activity Center Gym at 4:30pm taught by Nick Petterssen and Cady Hart of The Confluence in Montpelier. This program is open to all levels and available to Craftsbury Members for $5/session. Not a member? Find full details. Craftsbury houseguests are also welcome to attend these classes at no cost.

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Oct
17
6:00pm 6:00pm

AA at UCC

united-church-craftsbury.jpg

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions. AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.

www.aavt.org/meetings/district4.html

 

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Oct
18
5:00pm 5:00pm

Feldenkrais at COC

<- Go Back to Craftsbury Calendar of Events

Would you like to move, work, play, and compete with more ease, comfort, efficiency and strength? Then join resident massage therapist Kimberly Howell for a Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement (ATM) class at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center. Classes are in the Cedar Multi-room. Pay for the class with your COC Punch Card or cash. $5 for Members, $10 for Visitors, and Free for Overnight Guests. Read more. Wednesday at 4:30pm. 

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Oct
18
6:00pm 6:00pm

Community Dinner at UCC

Wednesday Community Dinner On the third Wednesday of every month, we gather for a free community supper. Really; it's FREE! It starts at 6 PM, and we have a great time with old and new friends alike. The food is great; the fellowship is wonderful. It's really a kind of simple Communion - and you don't have to wear fancy clothes!

 

 

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Oct
19
5:00pm 5:00pm

Yoga at COC

<- Go Back to Craftsbury Calendar of Events

Come join our Community Yoga classes for a good stretch!

Adult yoga Thursdays 5-6 pm led by Liz K. Yoga classes are free to all center staff and guests, $5/session for Craftsbury Outdoor Center members, and $10/session for all others. While yoga mats, blocks and straps are available, please bring your own if you have them.

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Oct
19
6:00pm 6:00pm

Al-Anon at UCC

The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of
alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve
their common problems. We believe alcoholism is a family illness and that
changed attitudes can aid recovery.

Al-Anon is not allied with any sect, denomination, political entity, organization,
or institution; does not engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor
opposes any cause. There are no dues for membership. Al-Anon is self-supporting
through its own voluntary contributions.

http://www.vermontalanonalateen.org/weekly-meetings-by-day/

 

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Oct
20
10:00am10:00am

Story Time at CPL

Every Tuesday and Friday morning in the children's room, families gather to hear stories, sing songs and play together.  Children's librarian Jen McKenzie designs a story time each week that supports babies' and young children's learning in many areas: literacy, math, social skills, and emotional development. 

Jen draws on her training from the Vermont Early Literacy Initiative to provide evidence-based skills in a relaxed and comfortable setting.  The programs are a fun and supportive way for families to explore reading readiness and social interactions with their child, and families can participate whenever it works into their schedule.

Jen weaves early literacy skills into each aspect of the story time.  Beginning with a welcome song, she emphasizes phonological awareness through rhyming and repetition.  Children pick out their names, or letters that their names begin with, and practice letter recognition.  As Jen reads the stories, she provides narratives that the children can relate to, and lays the foundation for print motivation.  

The library is an excellent place for children to practice social skills.  All are welcome at the library, and there is no expectation for what a child "should" be able to do.  If it is a hard day for a child to sit and listen, that is okay.  If sharing is difficult, or it is a very shy day, Jen will identify the emotion and offer suggestions for easing the feelings.  As children learn the story time routine, they develop a sense of belonging.  When children understand routine and expectations, they learn to self regulate their emotions, even when it is difficult.
 

Visit Craftsbury Public Library for more information

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Oct
20
3:30pm 3:30pm

Crossfit at COC

CrossFit in the Activity Center gym taught by Nick Petterssen and Cady Hart of The Confluence in Montpelier. This program is open to all levels and available to Craftsbury Members for $5/session. Not a member? Find full details. Craftsbury houseguests are also welcome to attend these classes at no cost.

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Oct
20
5:00pm 5:00pm

Fun Fridays at UCC

Fun Fridays Second Friday of the Month United Church of Craftsbury All ages invited Everyone is welcome 5:00-7:00pm.   Outdoor games weather permitting or board/card games inside. (bring your favorites to share) . Come join us for family fellowship.  It's fun for the whole family and free of charge. All ages are welcome.

For more information, visit www.unitedchurchofcraftsbury.com

 

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Oct
21
7:30pm 7:30pm

Zeichner Trio at Music Box

Sat. Oct. 21 at 7:30 PM: The Zeichner Trio

Yasi, Oliver, and Louli Zeichner are three siblings who have grown up in the hills of central Vermont. They play traditional Irish music, and Old-Time/Appalachian music – with Louli on 4 and 5 string banjos and Celtic harp, Oliver on the penny whistle and the uilleann pipes, and Yasi on the fiddle. When they first began playing traditional music, the Zeichners didn’t intend to become a family band. However, in 2012, they became involved with Young Tradition VT (YTV), a non-profit organization providing opportunities for young people in the state to learn and perform traditional music. Through YTV, the Zeichner Trio began to play music at different festivals and benefit events across Vermont. Their first gig was at the Tunbridge History Expo, and since then the trio has played at events such as the Burlington International Festival, the New World Festival, the Celebrate Vermont Festival in Stowe, the Big E in Springfield MA, and Farmer’s Night at the Vermont Statehouse.

Throughout their musical journey, the siblings have been lucky to live in a state with a vibrant traditional music network and community. They have had support from many local, well-known musicians and session/jam networks in the state, and through organizations such as YTV and the Summit School of Traditional Music and Culture in Montpelier, VT.

The Zeichner Trio has gained a reputation in the community through word of mouth as a young, up-and-coming traditional band. In addition to festival performances, they have played farmers markets, concerts, weddings, and private parties and housewarmings.

http://zeichnertriomusic.wixsite.com/zeichnertriowebsite

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Oct
22
10:00am10:00am

Sunday Service at UCC

We really mean it, you are welcome!

Wherever you are on life's spiritual journey, we would be honored to have you join us, be with us, and worship with us. So would God!

We are an Open and Affirming Congregation. Please see our O & A Statement for more information.

Sunday Worship 10:00 AM. But Sunday worship isn't all we're about; check the Calendar page to see what else we're up to!

The United Church of Craftsbury is a member church of the United Church of Christ (UCC), and is part of the Northeast Association of the Vermont Conference of the United Church of Christ.

For more information, visit www.unitedchurchofcraftsbury.com

 

View Event →
Oct
22
10:30am10:30am

Yoga at COC

<- Go Back to Craftsbury Calendar of Events

Come join our Community Yoga classes for a good stretch!

Sundays at 10:30-11:30am led by Margaret Pitkin. Yoga classes are free to all center staff and guests, $5/session for Craftsbury Outdoor Center members, and $10/session for all others. While yoga mats, blocks and straps are available, please bring your own if you have them.

View Event →
Oct
22
11:00am11:00am

Worship at ECPC

  • East Craftsbury Presbyterian Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our commitment is to provide meaningful worship of God, through prayer, strong preaching, study of the Bible and especially through music.  Meaningful worship is an aspect of ECPC held dear by members, some of which have been with us since birth and also one that has drawn new members to ECPC from afar.  We follow a traditional order of worship and generally follow the revised common lectionary for Scripture reading. (A schedule that brings us in contact with all parts of the Scriptures every three years.)

Our service has three main sections: Gathering: which includes praise and confession, which sensitized us to our need for God's love and help.  In the second section we hear the Word through Scripture, and a sermon.  The third section is where we respond to the Word by sharing our joys, concerns, prayers for the world and those around us and offering our gifts to God.  Hymns are sung at the opening of the service, after the sermons and at the closing of the service.  Music is organ and occasionally piano.  Our choir sings an Anthem that ties into the theme of the day.

For more information, visit www.eastcraftsburypresbyterianchurch.org

 

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Oct
24
10:00am10:00am

Story Time at CPL

Every Tuesday and Friday morning in the children's room, families gather to hear stories, sing songs and play together.  Children's librarian Jen McKenzie designs a story time each week that supports babies' and young children's learning in many areas: literacy, math, social skills, and emotional development. 

Jen draws on her training from the Vermont Early Literacy Initiative to provide evidence-based skills in a relaxed and comfortable setting.  The programs are a fun and supportive way for families to explore reading readiness and social interactions with their child, and families can participate whenever it works into their schedule.

Jen weaves early literacy skills into each aspect of the story time.  Beginning with a welcome song, she emphasizes phonological awareness through rhyming and repetition.  Children pick out their names, or letters that their names begin with, and practice letter recognition.  As Jen reads the stories, she provides narratives that the children can relate to, and lays the foundation for print motivation.  

The library is an excellent place for children to practice social skills.  All are welcome at the library, and there is no expectation for what a child "should" be able to do.  If it is a hard day for a child to sit and listen, that is okay.  If sharing is difficult, or it is a very shy day, Jen will identify the emotion and offer suggestions for easing the feelings.  As children learn the story time routine, they develop a sense of belonging.  When children understand routine and expectations, they learn to self regulate their emotions, even when it is difficult.
 

Visit Craftsbury Public Library for more information

View Event →
Oct
24
4:30pm 4:30pm

Crossfit at COC

<- Go Back to Craftsbury Calendar of Events

CrossFit in the Activity Center Gym at 4:30pm taught by Nick Petterssen and Cady Hart of The Confluence in Montpelier. This program is open to all levels and available to Craftsbury Members for $5/session. Not a member? Find full details. Craftsbury houseguests are also welcome to attend these classes at no cost.

View Event →
Oct
24
6:00pm 6:00pm

AA at UCC

united-church-craftsbury.jpg

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions. AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.

www.aavt.org/meetings/district4.html

 

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Oct
25
5:00pm 5:00pm

Feldenkrais at COC

<- Go Back to Craftsbury Calendar of Events

Would you like to move, work, play, and compete with more ease, comfort, efficiency and strength? Then join resident massage therapist Kimberly Howell for a Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement (ATM) class at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center. Classes are in the Cedar Multi-room. Pay for the class with your COC Punch Card or cash. $5 for Members, $10 for Visitors, and Free for Overnight Guests. Read more. Wednesday at 4:30pm. 

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