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BRATTLEBORO- The Brattleboro School of Dance is offering online virtual dance classes that are open to all.   They want the local dance community to keep on moving and grooving.  
Mondays at 10:30 am: “Move a Little” with Holly.  A combination of basic stretch and strengthening exercises,...
“Avoid the Day: a New Nonfiction in Two Movements” 
Jay Kirk, Harper Perennial, 2020.
The day to be avoided in this “new nonfictional” book is the day of Jay Kirk’s father’s death. It’s imminent, but the father’s decline is slow enough for Kirk to avoid it in a variety of ways. He...
MARLBORO– Marlboro College archives and special collections currently housed in the college’s Rice-Aron Library will be going to the University of Vermont, where they will be carefully curated into the future. This announcement follows plans to form an alliance with Emerson College, in Boston,...
WINOOSKI - To all the graduating high school seniors in Vermont: VSAC wants to pay for takeout, to celebrate their achievements.
That’s right. Vermont Student Assistance Corporation will pay $50 toward takeout for five seniors each week through June 26. That could be pizza, subs or even...
Now it is not just the oldsters “Aging in Place,” it is the whole darned world. Who would have thought such a thing could or would happen? When the Aging in Place initiative got off the ground in the first place, I think it must have been at least five years ago, it was because of newcomers to...
WILMINGTON- On Saturday, February 22, at 4:30 pm, John C. Porter will discuss his book, “Preserving Old Barns: Preventing the Loss of a Valuable Resource.” Get those barn restoration and history questions ready.
The new edition of “Preserving Old Barns” is a wonderful resource for barn...
WILMINGTON- A free series of Thursday lectures and workshops is sponsored by the Aging in Place Initiative but is definitely not  limited to seniors.
Everyone is welcome to participate in the downstairs recreation room at St. Mary’s in the Mountain on East Main Street in Wilmington from 3...

Jack Widness will present a talk and slideshow about fly fishing on Maine’s Kennebec River. Courtesy Appalachian Mountain Club
MARLBORO- Ten years of fly fishing the East Outlet of Maine’s Kennebec River will be the topic of a slide presentation and discussion by Jack Widness. Widness is a board member of the Trout Unlimited Connecticut River Valley Chapter.
The East Outlet of the Kennebec River is the primary...

Nature lovers of all ages can enjoy the sunset during a hike on Hogback Mountain. Photo courtesy SVNHM
MARLBORO- The Southern Vermont Natural History Museum invites nature lovers to go for a hike up Mount Olga under the light of the winter’s last full moon.  
Participants will  meet at the Hogback Mountain Scenic Overlook at 6 pm, on Friday, March 22, then  enjoy an easy walk from the...

Jennifer Garrett enjoyed last year’s Hoot, Toot & Whistle snowshoe race. Ben Kimball Photography
READSBORO- On Saturday, January 19,  starting at 9 am, snowshoe competitors, hikers, and family fun seekers will gather for the 10th annual Hoot, Toot and Whistle 5K Snowshoe Race and Hike named after the railroad that once traversed the same trail. Over a century ago engineers surveyed the...

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