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Acting Workshop Comes to Chester Beginning December 5th at 6pm

posted Wednesday, October 23, 2013
This workshop conducted by Tom Nielsen, will be 2-3 hours per session for 6 weeks. The first half is devoted to relaxation and sensory awareness exercises for the body and mind. These are useful tools when preparing for a role or performing on stage or film. The second half of the workshop is devoted to scene study - breaking down a script, justifying behavior, creating a character, psycho/physical behavior, listening and improvisation.

The Vermont Watercolor Society Exhibits at VTica along with 6 Outstanding Regional Artists

posted Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts (VTica) has planned an exciting two-fold exhibit this holiday season entitled, Something to Celebrate. VTica has collaborated with The Vermont Watercolor Society (VWS) and seventeen of its members experimenting in abstract work. The VWS members were asked to depart from their figurative, literal style and submit work that is reflective.

Chester Conservation Committee Sponsoring "Preparing for the Emerald Ash Borer," November 12

posted Monday, October 21, 2013
On November 12, the Chester Conservation Committee will sponsor Preparing for the Emerald Ash Borer: Mitigating the Impacts of the "Green Menace," presented by Jim Esden, Forester, Vermont Dept. of Forest, Parks and Recreation.

Secretary of State Jim Condos Welcomes eDiscovery Expert Jason Baron to Vermont

posted Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Secretary of State Jim Condos and State Archivist Tanya Marshall are pleased to welcome Jason R. Baron, Of Counsel to Drinker Biddle and former Director of Litigation at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), as their guest speaker for Vermont Archives Month.

Operation Christmas Child Workshop at St. Luke's Episcopal Church

posted Tuesday, October 15, 2013
A workshop to prepare boxes for Operation Christmas Child, an outreach ministry of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Chester, will be held in Willard Hall on Friday, October 18 from 2 to 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served, so come for an hour or longer to cut, paste, color and decorate.

Astronomy Courses Offered Locally by the Southern Vermont Astronomy Group

posted Friday, October 4, 2013
SoVerA, The Southern Vermont Astronomy Group, Inc. (www.sovera.org), a professional-amateur, not-for-profit astronomy research and outreach organization based in Chester, Vermont, is debuting its fall season astronomy courses for 2013. Magic Mountain, Inc., the ski resort property at Glebe Mountain in Londonderry, will be the venue for the courses.

The Southern Vermont Astronomy Group Speaker David McGaw at Whiting Library October 8

posted Friday, October 4, 2013
October 8, 2013 7:00 PM at the Whiting Library in Chester, VT - Dartmouth Researcher and long-time SoVerA Member, David McGaw, will be speaking about ground and rocket auroral research in Greenland in the fall, Alaska in the winter and especially Antarctica in their summer time.

Chester Conservation Committee Meeting Tuesday, Oct. 8

posted Thursday, October 3, 2013
The Chester Conservation Committee will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 7:00 pm in the Chester-Andover Elementary School. Topics for discussion include planning for the first of several informational programs, a report on the trail scouting session that will take place this Saturday, the Green Mt. Conservation Camp scholarship, and other items.

Secretary of State Jim Condos Announces October as Vermont Archives Month

posted Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Secretary of State Jim Condos has declared October as Vermont Archives Month. In celebration, the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration (VSARA), a division of the Secretary of State's Office, is hosting a series of programs.

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Saturday, June 23
Grand Re-Opening of the Bellows Falls Fish Ladder and Visitor Center
Join The Nature Museum and master diver Annette Spaulding, who has been diving in the Connecticut River for over 30 years, for the grand re-opening of the Bellows Falls Fish Ladder and Visitor Center on Saturday, June 23! From 10am to 4pm, Annette will be sharing stories and showing artifacts she has found on her dives.
Saturday, June 23
Vermont Invasive Patroller Workshop
Fletcher Memorial Library
88 Main St., Ludlow, VT
(Park in back; library opens at 10 AM)
Afternoon VIP Paddle
Echo Lake, Camp Plymouth State Park
10am-2pm
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