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Chester Conservation Committee Meeting February 12

posted Thursday, January 31, 2013
The Chester Conservation Committee will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 7:00 pm at the Chester-Andover Elementary School.

VTica Presents Projections: Reel To Real Conversation With John Bliss

posted Thursday, January 24, 2013
Beasts of the Southern Wild will be viewed, followed by a stimulating discussion with conversationalist John Bliss, January 25 at 7pm.

LEGO Alert: 2013 LEGO Contest Is March 2; Pre-Registration Deadline Is February 26

posted Monday, January 21, 2013
When winter weather lures people indoors and school vacations and national holidays present extra time for creative projects, students are encouraged to work on their entries for the 2013 LEGO Contest. This event is open to the public and will be held 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Saturday March 2 at Willard Hall, located behind and beneath St. Luke's Episcopal Church at 313 Main Street in Chester, VT. The pre-registration deadline is February 26.

The Mysterious Mind Opening Reception At VTica, February 1

posted Friday, January 18, 2013
Please join us for the opening reception of The Mysterious Mind: An exhibit of visual art and sculpture that speaks directly to the sub-conscious soul through the insights of Jungian depth psychology.

VTica Presents New Workshop, "Grass & Natural Objects In The Creation Of Art"

posted Thursday, January 17, 2013
As seen from her unique grass piece shown in VTica's fiber show, "The Uncommon Thread," artist Emily Traynor leads a workshop on repurposing natural objects in fine art, with a focus on grasses and a meditative process.

Sage Jewelry and Polish Pottery Gift Shop Move to One Location

posted Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Sage Jewelry, formerly inside the Moon Dog Café and Polish Pottery Gift Shop, formerly inside the Stone House Antique Center, are moving together to 78 The Common, former space of Peace of Paradise. This expanded location is just off the Chester Green, between DaVallia and Country on the Common.

Food for Fines to Benefit the Chester/Andover Family Center, February 11-23

posted Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Hey there, library folks! Were you a little late retuning library materials lately? Do you have some recent (or possibly lingering) overdue fines? Need to clean out your pantry? Do you want to help a great cause? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then do we ever have a deal for you!

Chester Winter Carnival On President's Day Weekend

posted Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Come join the fun in Chester on President's Day Weekend, February 15-17, 2013 for the Chester Winter Carnival! The weekend kicks off with a dinner at the American Legion on Friday night, followed by a breakfast there on Saturday morning, to fuel up for the day's activities.

St. Luke's Worship in Willard Hall for Winter

posted Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Beginning Sunday, January 13, St. Luke's worshippers will be migrating downstairs into Willard Hall for the winter. There will be both the 8 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite I and the 10 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II.

Sec'y of State Jim Condos Announces 2013 Help America Vote Act RFPs

posted Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Secretary of State Jim Condos is pleased to announce the release of the 2013 Help America Vote Act's (HAVA) Polling Place Accessibility Grant program. These grants must be used to help ensure that individuals with disabilities have access to polling places, and that they may vote privately and independently. Applications will be considered from both municipalities and schools that serve as polling places.

VTica Presents An Artist Talk With Johanne Durocher Yordan

posted Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Johanne is a Northern Vermont artist who combines acrylic and mixed-media to create abstract works that are symbolic, dramatic and spirtual. She works intutively using different color palettes and textures in an attempt to engage and fascinate the viewer.

St. Luke's Open Hymn Sing, January 20

posted Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Warm up a cold winter's day with a rousing Hymn Sing at St. Luke's Church, 313 Main Street, Chester, VT, on Sunday, January 20 from 4-5 PM. Individuals and families will join other enthusiasts to sing their favorite hymns.

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