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Reading Tutoring Program this Summer at Whiting Library

posted Friday, May 31, 2013
A summer tutoring program of individual instruction will be held at Whiting Library. Each child will be taught, according to his particular needs and with support from home, should become a happy and confident reader.

The Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts presents An Artist Panel

posted Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Have you ever wondered about how your mind makes sense of the mystery of life? What does art have to do with it? How do artists explore this endless mystery? Come and participate in a panel discussion with The Mysterious Mind artists at VTica, Saturday June 1st at 7pm.

Sec'y of State Jim Condos Announces 150 Years of Caledonia County Court History Open for Research

posted Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Secretary of State Jim Condos announced today that the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration (VSARA), a division of the Office of the Secretary of State, is making steady progress on an initiative to preserve and improve access to Vermont's archival court records. VSARA recently completed processing of all Caledonia County court records from 1794 to 1945. Orleans County court records were opened for research in July 2012 and Lamoille County court records will be completed this summer.

Vermont Crafts Council Spring Open Studio Chester Area Art Loop

posted Thursday, May 16, 2013
Not to miss during Vermont Crafts Council Spring Open Studio is the "gang" who bonds together year in and year out in southern Windsor County. Working together to present our varied and talented group of painters and special artisans to attract visitors to our area, we begin by doing pickup of the familiar yellow advertising pieces and then showcasing the group in one of Vermont's premier welcome centers, Guilford. Displayed there with our literature we try to create a beacon to visit Chester and its surrounding towns like Andover, Grafton, Weston and Ludlow. Where to start?

The Tao of Watercolor: Workshop with Jeanne Carbonetti at VTica

posted Wednesday, May 8, 2013
In this special, three-layered introductory course led by Jeanne Carbonetti, both painters and non-painters will experience the joy of recognizing their special power of creativity.

VTica Presents a Private Screening of "And After All" as Part of its Projections: Reel To Real Conversation Series

posted Tuesday, May 7, 2013
This private screening will include complimentary cocktails and hors d'oeuvres and will be followed by a Q&A with director Julian Ungano and co-director Tommy Agriodimas.

Chester Conservation Committee Meeting On Tuesday, May 14

posted Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The Chester Conservation Committee will meet next Tuesday, May 14 at 7:00 pm at the Chester Andover Elementary School. Please join us! We welcome new ideas and new faces!

Creative Mother's Day Gifts At VTica

posted Saturday, May 4, 2013
What better way to celebrate your mom this Mother's Day than with the gift of art? All moms appreciate beauty and creativity, and VTica has the perfect affordably priced gift of original work from a Vermont artist.

A Creative Job Opportunity at VTica

posted Friday, May 3, 2013
Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts is seeking a full or part-time gallery assistant starting immediately. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to gain first-hand experience in the running of an art gallery.

Ascension Day Service And Shrimp Boil At St. Luke's Episcopal Church

posted Thursday, May 2, 2013
The Ascension Day service at St. Luke's Episcopal Church on Main Street in Chester will be celebrated at 6:30 p.m., Rite II Eucharist on Thursday, May 9. Following the service the St. Luke's Choir invites you to its Annual Shrimp Boil in Willard Hall.

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I have a selection of limited edition prints of the Chester Village Green, the Stone Village and historic village vignettes framed and unframed.
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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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