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Register Now for the 2012 LEGO Contest - Download Entry Form Here

posted Tuesday, March 27, 2012
LEGOmaniacs Pre-K through Grade 8 and their families are invited to enter the first 2012 LEGO Contest and display their creations for others to admire. The event is open to the public and will be held 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Saturday April 14 at Willard Hall.

"The Pajama Game" at Green Mountain Union High School in Chester, March 29, 30 and 31

posted Monday, March 26, 2012
The Green Mountain Union High School Drama Club presents "The Pajama Game" at GMUHS in Chester, VT, on March 29, 30 & 31. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for students/seniors and are available at the door.

Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts Celebrate Student Art Month with GMUHS Student Art Exhibit

posted Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Please visit The Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts this Saturday as we celebrate Student Art Month. We are exhibiting the artwork of the students of Green Mountain High School. Join VTica in emphasizing the importance of art education in our community and encourage support for quality art programs.

Save The Date: Gala Grand Opening at the Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts

posted Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Gala grand opening featuring The Power of Beauty: Introducing The Paradise Suite.

Summer Conservation Camp Scholarship Available to Chester-Area Student

posted Wednesday, March 21, 2012
The Chester Conservation Committee [CCC] will sponsor one Chester-area student 12-16 years old to attend the State of Vermont's Green Mountain Conservation Camp this summer. One-week sessions, with separate camp sessions for boys and girls, run from June to August in two locations: Buck Lake in Woodbury and Kehoe Camp, located on Lake Bomoseen in Castleton. The $200 camp tuition fee will be paid by the CCC.

Springfield Community Chorus Prepares Two Concerts For Its Spring Season

posted Tuesday, March 20, 2012
The Springfield Community Chorus, a group of about 40 singers, is in its 45th year of bringing choral music to the Springfield, Vermont, area. This year, for the first time, we will be singing two concerts for our spring season.

Family Fun Night/Community Dialogue Night at GMUHS (March 21)

posted Tuesday, March 20, 2012
This Wednesday, March 21, at GMUHS Cafeteria/Gym. There will be matball in gym and community dinner/dialogue in cafeteria. Please bring a dish to share.

Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts Presents Drawing With Your Eyes Closed

posted Thursday, March 15, 2012
Please join VTica for a drawing workshop meant to explore the ideas of abstraction and the subconscious. Inspired by the Surrealist movement we will be exploring a variety of drawing materials and techniques.

Little School Enrollment, iRaffle and Summer Camp (Weston)

posted Wednesday, March 14, 2012
The Little School in Weston is excited to announce that our Open Enrollment has begun and we are now registering children for next year. We have openings in all three of our classrooms for 2-5 year olds. We invite you to visit the school and meet our teachers!

Ignat Solzhenitsyn Concert To Benefit Baseball Field Restoration In Cavendish (April 6)

posted Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Ignat Solzhenitsyn will play a benefit concert to help restore the Greven baseball and softball fields in Proctorsville. The fields, dugouts, bleachers, bases, fences, snack shack and storage shed were destroyed or damaged during Tropical Storm Irene.

An Important Update On The Next Dollar General Town Meeting - Final Hearing

posted Monday, March 12, 2012
This will be the final hearing to determine the outcome of the Dollar General Store project. We've been told that there will be a short hearing to review the latest plan revisions from the developer and hopefully an opportunity for public comment. If so, this would be a great opportunity to simply state that you do not support the project and that the board should honor the Town Plan. They hope to adjourn the meeting early for deliberation and to make a decision.

Donna Hicks, Ph.D. Presents Her Book, Dignity: The Essential Role It Plays in Resolving Conflict, At Misty Valley Books

posted Thursday, March 8, 2012
Dr. Hicks has spent nearly two decades in the field of international conflict resolution, facilitating dialogue between communities in conflict in the Middle East, Sri Lanka, Colombia, Cuba, and Northern Ireland in addition to teaching conflict resolution at Harvard, Clark and Columbia Universities.

Next Chester Conservation Committee Meeting On March 13

posted Thursday, March 8, 2012
Please join us at the Chester Andover Elementary School. We will begin planning for Green Up Day and Irene Recovery projects and welcome your input.

All Things Maple! Third Annual Maple Fest Dinner At St. Luke's Church, March 24

posted Thursday, March 8, 2012
The third annual Maple Fest Dinner to benefit PINS (Partners in Service) will be held at St. Luke's Church, 313 Main Street in Chester on Saturday, March 24 beginning at 6 pm.

Public Service Announcement From The Chester Town Democratic Committee

posted Wednesday, March 7, 2012
The Chester Town Democratic Committee will hold its Post-Primary Democratic Town Caucus on March 24, 2012 at 10:00 AM at the conference room, Whiting Library, 117 Main Street, Chester, Vermont. All Democrats are invited to attend.

Vermont Institute Of Contemporary Arts Is Proud To Present An Artist Talk By Earth Rhythms Featured Artist Richard Weis

posted Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Between 1999 and 2010 Richard Weis visited South Korea on six occasions visiting artists in their studios, going to galleries and museums, and working with university art students. This presentation will introduce the audience to some very interesting contemporary Korean artists and some of the ways exchanges with these artists informed his work.

Dollar General Hearing at Town Hall, March 12

posted Monday, March 5, 2012
Monday, March 12th, 7pm at Town Hall is the next Development Review Board Hearing to discuss the Dollar General project.

Last Call For Trees And Shrubs From The Nature Museum's Native Tree And Shrub Sale

posted Sunday, March 4, 2012
The deadline to place your orders with The Nature Museum's Native Tree & Shrub Sale is Thursday, March 15! Your order helps the Museum to raise funds, and it helps our backyards to raise birds, insects, and other wildlife.

A Movie Not "2B" Missed At Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts

posted Thursday, March 1, 2012
Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts is proud to present "2B," a feature length sci-fi film which premiered at the Woodstock Film Festival.

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