Jericho: Robert Waldo Brunelle Jr.

Through April 25.

Scenes of everyday life, vintage hot rods and architectural drawings, highlighted by dramatic use of light and shadow, that convey a sense of loneliness and isolation. Brunelle’s work is reminiscent of an earlier era characterized by artist Edward Hopper.

The artist will be in the gallery April 10-11, April 17-18 and April 24-25, 1 to 3 p.m.

Emile Gruppe Gallery, 22 Barber Farm Road.

Johnson: ‘Progressione’

Through May 1.

The paintings of Jillian Lauren Lisitano, whose driving force as a painter comes from a rich and diverse familial and cultural history, both known and unknown. “The legacy of these paintings was birthed centuries before I was, deeply embedded in my DNA that can be traced back generations to my Sicilian ancestors,” she says.

Minėmå Gallery, 2 Lower Main Street, Johnson. or (646) 519-1781.

Morristown: ‘New Beginnings: Vermont Watercolor Society’

Through June 15, Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Annual juried spring show with invited member artist works that reflect various new beginnings — the transition from winter to spring, budding spring fauna and flora, a new year, a new life or a new outlook on life — in watercolor.

River Arts, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville.

(802) 888-1261 or


Morristown: Blue Man Group

Saturday, May 1, and Saturday, June 5.

River Arts Music and Movement Live, hosted by musicians and performers of the show Blue Man Group. Every first Saturday of the month a different blue man will go live at noon,, to help folks get moving and get silly. This six-month music and movement initiative was organized by River Arts' board member Isaac Eddy, a former Blue Man who now lives in Hyde Park and teaches theater at Northern Vermont University. Free.

River Arts, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville.

(802) 888-1261 or


Virtual: “G. Richard Ames: A Retro-Spectacle”

Friday, April 23, 7 p.m.

Written and performed by G. Richard Ames, one of Central Vermont’s favorite actors writers and singers, who will treat audiences to a collection of his stories, poems and songs — and shirts! Lots of shirts. Ames is as famous for his wild wardrobe as he is his penchant for performance. The show will be available after the livestream through May 1. Pre-registration for the free, virtual program is required.

Because of the coronavirus outbreak, many events and activities have been canceled, postponed or transitioned to a digital format; but, as life begins a return to normalcy, we are bringing back the weekly calendar, which will detail both virtual and in-person events.

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The Johnson Food Shelf has various frozen meats available, along with fresh and canned vegetables, fresh and canned fruit, dairy products, bread, doughnuts, cakes and pastries, pasta, grains and canned and dry beans. Cleaning products and toilet paper are also available.

Want to start your garden early? Or extend it later in the fall? Kitty Werner, co-president of the Friends of the Horticulture Farm and a master gardener, leads a virtual talk on extending the garden season, Saturday, April 17, 10 a.m.-noon.

South Burlington holds its first weed warrior event of the spring, Saturday, April 24, 9 a.m.-noon, on the Underwood parcel to celebrate Earth Day by removing non-native, invasive plants to improve wildlife habitat and biodiversity.

Varnum Memorial Library and the Lamoille Regional Solid Waste Management District have teamed up to offer a virtual program, “Cows Save the Planet,” with Vermont author Judith D. Schwartz to celebrate International Compost Awareness Week, Thursday, May 6, 6 p.m.

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