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Bonnie's Bundles Sharon Doll Raffle at Whiting Library

posted Thursday, September 29, 2016
Meet Sharon, donated to the Whiting Library in Chester, Vermont by Bonnie's Bundles Dolls. Bearing the name of the super director Sharon Tanzer, this doll is a prize in a raffle to support our fine village library. The tickets are $1 or 6 for $5 and the offering is for the month of October. Stop by and meet her and get your ticket.

American Craft Week Celebrates All That Craft Creates; Official Celebration Dates October 1-16, 2016

posted Monday, September 26, 2016
The organizers of American Craft Week, the nation's largest annual craft celebration slated for Oct. 1-16 in cities and towns across the nation, will feature thousands of diverse events at galleries, artist studios, museums, schools and festivals. American Craft Week is the premiere public celebration of handmade craft in America.

Annual Animal Blessing at St. Luke's Episcopal Church

posted Monday, September 26, 2016
ANIMAL BLESSING: St. Luke's Episcopal Church at 313 Main Street in Chester will offer two opportunities to bring your animals for a special blessing on the side lawn at St. Luke's: Saturday, October 1 at 11:00 am or on Sunday, October 2 at 4:00 pm.

Christmas Under the Tent at The Chester Andover Family Center

posted Monday, September 26, 2016
On Saturday, October 8, 2016, from 10:00-3:00, Columbus Day weekend, the Chester Andover Family Center will hold a HUGE Christmas Under the Tent sale. Holiday items to meet all of your decorating, entertaining and gift giving needs will be available. We will have toys, gifts, items for your holiday table, artificial trees and decorations galore. As always, we price items to sell. Everything under the tent will be priced from $1.00-$10.00.

Order Bulbs Now to Light Up Chester in Spring 2017

posted Monday, September 26, 2016
Now is the time to order bulbs from Chester Townscape so they can be planted this fall to produce a burst of color in early 2017. The daffodil bulb that will Light Up Chester next spring is once again the showy and reliable bright yellow King Alfred.

Living with a Learning Disability First Thursday Evening Meeting

posted Monday, September 26, 2016
On Thursday, October 6th, at 5:15 pm, Townsend Gilbert will be the guest speaker for Rotary's monthly "First Thursday" evening meeting at the Fullerton Inn on The Common Chester, VT. Townsend will be discussing the impact his learning disability, dyslexia, had on him as a child, as a young adult, and as a successful entrepreneur and businessman.

Presentation of Williams River Corridor Plan September 21

posted Friday, September 16, 2016
At 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, consultant Evan Fitzgerald will present the plan and its findings and discuss potential future projects for the river corridor. The meeting will be held at the NewsBank Conference Center, 352 Main St. in Chester.

Saturday Night At The Movies

posted Monday, September 12, 2016
Saturday Night At The Movies: "Defending Your Life" is the title of our next movie at St. Luke's Episcopal Church at 313 Main Street in Chester on Saturday, September 24. It is a comedy starring Albert Brooks and Meryl Streep along with Rip Torn. This film offers viewers a peek at the afterlife. Doors open at 6:00 pm in Willard Hall for fellowship and refreshments - all free. Do come and bring a friend or two. Movie starts at 6:30 pm.

Get Ready to be Steampunked at the Springfield Steampunk Festival September 23, 24, 25

posted Friday, September 9, 2016
The Springfield Steampunk Festival kicks off Friday night at 6:30 p.m. at the Hartness House Inn, one of America's most unique country inns and a Vermont historical landmark. Festival-goers will arrive to the strings of the Springfield Springers with George Ainley rolling back the time machine to before bluegrass was born. Those attending will enjoy a social hour from 6:30-7:30p with Citizens of Antiford - a steampunk community fostering creativity through a shared fictional world.

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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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