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Senior Solutions Medicare Boot Camp in June

posted Thursday, May 19, 2016
Senior Solutions staff provides unbiased information about the Medicare system at Medicare Boot Camp. In June this FREE class will be held in three locations: in Ludlow on Thursday June 16, 3-4:30 P.M., in Londonderry on Tuesday June 21, 10 A. M.-noon, and in Chester on Tuesday June 28, 10 A.M. to noon. The class is for Vermonters who are new to Medicare, and the family members who help them.

Chester Conservation Committee Leads Lost Mine Trail Hike May 22

posted Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Hikers and walkers are invited to join the Chester Conservation Committee on Sunday, May 22nd at 9 am for a guided hike on the Green Mountain Nature Trail in Chester. The hike will be led by Ken Walker, Irwin and Melissa Post and Arne Joynas, longtime CCC members and part of the Lost Mine Trail development team.

Chester Townscape Invitation to Adopt a Pot

posted Friday, May 13, 2016
This is an invitation from Chester Townscape to help make Chester beautiful by taking or sharing responsibility for watering a pot or planter. On May 26, Chester Townscape volunteers will fill pots, barrels, and planters with glorious flowers to once again brighten visible places around town. Additionally, this year boxes will be added to the south Route 103 Main Street bridge to welcome travelers to the center of town. Hanging baskets will be added at the Pinnacle Recreation Area.

TransCanada Bellows Falls Fish Ladder Visitor Center to Open May 28 For the Summer

posted Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The Nature Museum, in partnership with the TransCanada Corporation, will open the TransCanada Bellows Falls Fish Ladder Visitor Center on Saturday, May 28. The Visitor Center will be open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 10am to 4pm. The visitor center is located in downtown Bellows Falls, next to the Post Office building on Bridge Street. Admission and programs at the Visitor Center are always free.

Chester Conservation Committee Leads Green Mountain Nature Trail Hike Saturday, May 14

posted Saturday, May 7, 2016
Hikers and walkers are invited to join the Chester Conservation Committee on Saturday, May 14th at 9am for a guided hike on the Green Mountain Nature Trail in Chester. The hike will be led by Gary King and Ken Walker, longtime CCC members and part of the Green Mountain Nature Trail development team.

Your River Story Will Help Improve Our Rivers

posted Monday, May 2, 2016
Do you care about your rivers? Join the Connecticut River Watershed Council and Art for Water in creating a "river of words" to draw attention to five major hydro-operations including Vernon, Bellows Falls, Wilder Dams to north of Hanover, NH. This public participation, community art project will tell a thousand stories urging officials to improve the ecological health and recreational opportunities of the Connecticut River. Add your voice by attending a presentation at the Windsor Town Welcome Center (near the Amtrak station), 3 Railroad Ave., Windsor VT on Tuesday evening, May 10 at 7 PM. FREE and Open to the Public.

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St. Luke's Church 80th August Supper
I have a selection of limited edition prints of the Chester Village Green, the Stone Village and historic village vignettes framed and unframed.
Call Lew Watters at 802.875.2114 or email lewdog1938@gmail.com.
Helps Vermonters put three balanced meals a day on the table. Most households get at least $50 each month for food. If you qualify, you could get a monthly payment that helps you buy more food.
To learn more, visit vermontfoodhelp.com or dial 2-1-1.

Saturday, August 25
The Nature Museum presents "The Wild World of Mushrooms"
A summer mushroom workshop with Ari Rockland-Miller, The Mushroom Forager. The Wild World of Mushrooms will be offered twice: one workshop at 9:30am and a second at 1pm. Each workshop costs $30 and is appropriate for ages 15 and up.
September 15 - September 16
Annual Chester Fall Craft Festival
The annual Chester Fall Craft Festival will be held on September 15-16th, 10am-4pm, on the Green in Chester. Crowds converge on the Green in Chester, one of the "Most Beautiful Villages in New England" to explore the unique handmade crafts offered by over 65 vendors lining the green.
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