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Discovering Retirement Through the Digital Camera Lens

posted Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Longtime Chester resident Lew Watters will be exhibiting a series of photographs at Whiting Library on Main Street in Chester during the months of December and January. The free exhibit, open during regular library hours, focuses on his rediscovered joy of photographing life in Chester, travel in the southwest, nature and wildlife, celebrating grandchildren, photography classes at Saint-Gaudens NHS, and capturing the art of handcrafted dolls made by his wife Bonnie. The public is invited to his opening reception on Wednesday, December 4 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the computer and reference room.

St. Luke's Church Christmas Tea & Sale

posted Wednesday, November 27, 2013
St. Luke's extends a warm invitation to join us for a relaxing and fun hour or two amid the Overture to Christmas events on Saturday, December 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Willard Hall at 313 Main Street in Chester.

Chester's 28th Annual Overture to Christmas Schedule of Events

posted Thursday, November 21, 2013
This season, join us to celebrate the true joy of the holidays. From December 7th through 14th, enjoy a variety of festive events for all ages. From making Christmas crafts to Santa's arrival on December 7th. All are invited to the Town of Chester's Christmas Party at MacLaomainn's Pub. Come celebrate the magic!

Springfield Community Chorus (VT) "Sounds of the Season" Christmas Concerts on December 7 and 8

posted Saturday, November 16, 2013
The Springfield Community Chorus (VT) is pleased to announce the "Sounds of the Season" Christmas concert on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Chester, in Chester, VT and on Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, UCC in Springfield, VT.

Chester Conservation Committee Sponsoring Forest Pest Program

posted Sunday, November 10, 2013
Jim Esden, Forester, Vt. Dept. of Forest, Parks and Recreation, will give an overview of the current status of EAB in surrounding states and how to go about preparing an EAB Preparedness and Response Plan. He will discuss anticipated costs, public concerns, and environmental impacts.

Chester Conservation Committee New Email Address and Blog

posted Sunday, November 10, 2013
The CCC has a new email address and blog! We'll keep you updated on events and activities as well as the minutes from our monthly meetings.

Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts presents A Lecture by Michael Conforti - Patterns of the Depths: "The Old Man and the Sea" Humanities relationship to the Depth

posted Wednesday, November 6, 2013
In this presentation, Dr. Michael Conforti, founder and Director of The Assisi Institute which offers programs both in the states and Assisi, Italy, will discuss Hemmingway's quintessentially epic tale of The Old Man and The Sea.

The Vermont Watercolor Society Exhibits at VTica along with Six Outstanding Regional Artists presents Something to Celebrate; Opens November 29th

posted Wednesday, November 6, 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. This grouping of 32 paintings, titled Out of Bounds will be appreciated on different levels of meaning, form, rhythm and color along with reflecting innovative, bold, celebrations of evocative feelings.

Early-Bird Registration for Wreath-Decorating Workshops Nov. 21-23

posted Sunday, November 3, 2013
Invite your friends and register by Monday, Nov. 11 for a $5 discount on the $40 charge for a fun workshop that will help get you ready for Christmas and fill you with holiday spirit. We'll supply you with yummy treats and everything you need to decorate a personal, pre-made evergreen wreath. Proceeds will help support St. Luke's and the Chester Conservation Committee's environmental camp scholarship fund.

Operation Christmas Child Workshop at St. Luke's Episcopal Church November 15

posted Sunday, November 3, 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, November 15 from 2 to 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served, so come for an hour or longer to cut, paste, color and decorate.

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