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STOWE

Friends of the Stowe Free Library: In Our Own Backyard

Feb. 14: 7 p.m. Charlie Nardozzi, “Gardening for Problem Areas.” Free. Light refreshments, chocolate from Laughing Moon. Town Hall Theater, second floor, Akeley Memorial Building, 67 Main St. stowelibrary.org.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute: Winter 2019 Lecture Series

Feb. 20: Dr. Rick Barnett, “Connections of a Lifetime.”

Feb. 27: Theresa Snow, executive director and founder, Salvation Farms.

March 6: Katherine Bielawa Stamper, “Living Behind the Iron Curtain in the 1980s: A Look Back.”

1:30 p.m. sharp. $5; $30 for nine-lecture series. Commodores Inn, 823 S. Main St. learn.uvm.edu/osher. Weather cancellations: WDEV or WLVB ; Commodores Inn, 253-7231.


COLCHESTER

St. Michael’s College: Black Culture Month

Feb. 21: 7:30 p.m. Multimedia presentation and lecture, “The Harlem Renaissance,” Emeritus Professor William Tortolano, author of two books on Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, African-English composer who was a seminal inspiration for the Harlem Renaissance. Dion Family Student Center Roy Room. smcvt.edu.

Vermont Genealogy Library

Feb. 16: DNA Testing Basics.

Feb. 23: Using familysearch.org.

Open for research: Tuesday, 3 to 9:30 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dupont Hall, Fort Ethan Allen, 377 Hegeman Ave. 310-9285, vtgenlib.org.


HARDWICK

Hardwick Chiropractic

Feb. 19, March 19, April 18: 6 p.m. Free talks by Rich Eschholz and Madelyn Rauch on chiropractic care. Refreshments. hardwickchiropractic.com, 472-3033. 54 School Circle.


JEFFERSONVILLE

Varnum Memorial Library: Jeffersonville Racial Justice Study

Feb. 23: 6 to 8 p.m. (rescheduled). “Uprooting Racism.” Facilitators from Peace and Justice Center in Burlington. 194 Main St. 644-2117.


MONTPELIER

Clarke Dinner and Lecture Series

Feb. 16: Sas Carey, nurse, health educator, filmmaker; “Nomadicare: 25 Years with Mongolia’s Nomads.”

March 16: Zack Porter, Outreach and Communications Coordinator, Northeast Wilderness Trust: “How Much Is Enough? A Bold Vision for Northeastern Wilderness.”

6 p.m. Chef Albert Sabatini vegetarian dinner: $20; $50 for all three. 7:30 p.m. talk. Tickets: Nancy Schulz, saddleshoes2@gmail.com.

Seating limited. Unitarian Church of Montpelier, 130 Main St.

Green Mountain Club

March 13: 7 p.m. Slideshow. Andrew Nuquist, Norway’s Hurtigruten Experience; 12-day, 2,400-mile round-trip coastal voyage between Bergen and Kirkenes. Montpelier GMC social and membership meeting; public welcome. T.W. Wood Gallery, 46 Barre St. Entrance on left side of Center for Arts and Learning.

League of Women Voters of Central VT

March 13: “Understanding Liberalism and Conservatism.”

May 15: “Single-Issue Politics.”

7 to 9 p.m. Q&A follows talk. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Hayes Room, 135 Main St. 229-4737, lwvofvt@gmail.com.


MORRISVILLE

A Backcountry Equipment Primer: Gearing Up to Explore Winter Woods

Feb. 21: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Greg Maino from Catamount Trail Association; backcountry ski and snowboard equipment options, what to wear and pack. Free; hosted by Morristown Conservation Commission at 10 Railroad Street.

Cults & Culture Discussion Forum

First Tuesday of month: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Free. Morristown Centennial Library, 20 Lower Main St. Gerette Buglion, 498-8015, gerette@dreamhavenvt.com.


NORTHFIELD

Norwich University

  • Architecture + Art Lecture Series

Feb. 15: 4 p.m. Artist Phyllis Kornfeld, “Cell Block Visions: Prison Art in America.” Artist and teacher discusses impact art has had on the lives of prisoners.

  • Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

Feb. 15: 7:30 p.m. Bryan Terrell Clark, “Finding Your Purpose: From Baltimore to Broadway’s ‘Hamilton.’” Broadway star played George Washington in award-winning musical.

Mack Hall Auditorium. Free.

485-2633, norwich.edu.


RICHMOND

Richmond Free Library

March 8: 7 p.m. Green Mountain Club, Burlington Section Taylor Series. Charlotte Albers, landscape designer and consultant, “Hidcote Manor and Gardens of the Cotswolds.” gmc@gmburlington.org. Talk and slideshow. $8; $5 GMC members. 201 Bridge St. 434-3036, richmondfreelibraryvt.org.


SOUTH BURLINGTON

Education & Enrichment for Everyone (EEE) Spring Speaker Series

Fridays from 2 to 3 p.m.

Feb. 15: “Vermont vs. Hollywood: 100 Years of Vermont on Film,” Amanda Gustin, public program manager, Vermont History Center.

Feb. 22: “The Treaty of Versailles: Did It Bring Peace?,” Nicole Phelps, associate professor of history, UVM.

Faith United Methodist Church, 899 Dorset St. $5 at door; $45 membership (includes all talks). Dorothy Lovering, 658-6554, vtodyssey@comcast.net; eeevermont.org.


WATERBURY

Waterbury Public Library

Feb 19: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Eckankar, “Mining the Spiritual Gold of Adversity.” Final two of three talks. Explores spiritual keys to find the root cause of problems and to unlock the secrets of effective problem solving. Open discussion series.

megan.elberty@gmail.com, eckankar-vt.org, eckankar.org.

28 N. Main St. 244-7036; judi@waterburypubliclibrary.com.

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