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Wild & Woolly Weekend in Proctorsville April 28-29

posted Friday, April 27, 2012
No Entrance Fee! There will be vendors with fine hand-made tools for the fiber artist as well as yarns & fibery fantasies for fondling fingers! FREE demonstrations on learning how to crochet to Saori weaving and lots lots more. Classes from microwave dyeing to braided mug rugs, check out the complete list.

Energy & Business Expo at Jackson Gore in Ludlow, May 12

posted Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Be part of the Energy & Business Expo, featuring energy efficient products, education sessions, door prizes and area inn chef samplings, at Jackson Gore in Ludlow, Vermont.

Summer Childcare Program in Chester

posted Monday, April 23, 2012
This is Renata Sawyer, assistant teacher at the Saxton's River Montessori School for the past two years. As a teacher and a mother I understand families' needs for child service over vacation time. Therefore, this summer I would like to offer childcare for children, ages 3 to 8, at my house in Chester to families in Chester and surrounding areas.

VTica Gala Grand Opening & The Watercolors of Jeanne Carbonetti

posted Saturday, April 21, 2012
VTica Presents The Watercolors of Jeanne Carbonetti and a ribbon cutting you won't soon forget! Gala grand opening May 5.

Last Chance Deadlines From The Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce

posted Saturday, April 21, 2012
Deadline to include a May special to your fellow chamber members for "Just Between Us" is Wednesday, April 25. Deadline to be in our Home, Energy & Business Expo is Friday, April 27.

Mighty Acorns Preschool Explorers Club at The Nature Museum, April 19

posted Saturday, April 21, 2012
On Thursday, April 19th from 10am-11:30am, The Mighty Acorns Preschool Explorers Club will travel back in time with an exploration of "Fossils, Pictures in Stone."

Pickup Lacrosse At Chester Andover School Fields, Wednesdays from April 18 through June 13

posted Saturday, April 21, 2012
Pickup lacrosse for kindergarten through 8th grade, girls' and boys' groups will be held at Chester Andover School Fields, April 18 through June 13.

The Little School's 11th Annual Black Fly Ball - A Culinary Extravaganza - May 5

posted Monday, April 9, 2012
Join us for this wonderful event. 100% of your support benefits the children of our "little" school.

New Green Cleaning Service In Chester

posted Monday, April 9, 2012
Beautify your space without sacrificing indoor air quality. Pure and safe using: Vinegar, Baking Soda, Lemon, Lavender Oil, Tea Tree Oil, Seventh Generation, Dr. Bronners, Enviro-Steam Mopping and more!

A Letter To The Editor From Lew Watters Regarding The Dollar General Permit Issue

posted Thursday, April 5, 2012
Along with many fellow Chesterites, I have been following closely the Development Review Board case with regard to having a Dollar General store in Chester. I have heard no substantial arguments in favor of having one of these slick 21st century small retail boxes at the entrance into our village.

The Nature Museum's Internship Openings And April Vacation Camps Announced

posted Thursday, April 5, 2012
The Nature Museum has announced its enriching schedule of day camps to be held during the April Vacation week. Also, they are hiring for two seasonal internship positions.

Next Chester Conservation Committee Meeting April 10

posted Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Happy Spring! Just a reminder about the Chester Conservation Committee meeting next Tuesday, April 10. We'll meet at 7:00 pm in Frank Kelley's classroom at the Chester-Andover Elementary School.

Attend The Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce April Mixer

posted Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Please join us for an informal Chamber mixer at Papa John's Sugar House in Mount Holly. I heard there might be ice cream with maple syrup over it!

Celebrate Earth Day by Joining Chester's Lost Mine Trail Workday - Download Trail Map Here

posted Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Earth Day on Sunday April 22, 10-3, is the perfect time to join other volunteers at the Lost Mine Trail Workday, organized by the Chester Conservation Committee [CCC]. This popular trail through the southernmost section of Chester's 550-acre predominantly hardwood Town Forest is two miles long and features mossy streams, a steep ravine, pine and hemlock groves, forest management areas, a high ridgeline, and an historic mine.

Grateful Garden Seed Sowing Workshops - Save The Date - Volunteers Needed

posted Monday, April 2, 2012
The Grateful Garden is looking for volunteers to fill the half-day seed sowing shifts on Thursday, April 19th and Friday, April 20th. We would like to have multiple volunteers to help out while the students come in for their 30-minute seed workshops.

Cold and bit of snow. So think LEGOS. Pre-register by April 10 for the LEGO Contest in Chester on Saturday April 14.

posted Monday, April 2, 2012
Bit of cold and snow. It's the perfect time to get young people Pre-K through Grade 8 thinking about what they will build for the LEGO Contest on Saturday April 14.

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