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The valley men’s group has been meeting at the Dover Town Park gazebo for the summer season. The group will be heading indoors to North Star Bowl as the fall approaches. Above, Alan Baker, Ira Colby, Bill Adams, Ken Weisman, and Mickey Kirsten swap stories and smiles on a recent Thursday morning.
BRATTLEBORO- The COVID-19-era shadow forced the Windham World Affairs Council to cancel last spring’s monthly events. WWAC returns now with fresh board members committed to creating participatory Zoom talks that shine a light on global issues of importance to the community.
On Sunday,...

Celebrating 20 years of music-making, the Grammy-nominated Imani Winds open the Middlebury College virtual performing arts series on Friday, September 25.
MIDDLEBURY- Though Middlebury College’s Mahaney Arts Center remains closed to the public due to the pandemic, the show must go on. Middlebury’s Performing Arts Series has announced an all-virtual fall 2020 season, featuring eight free, online concerts by nationally and internationally renowned...
Bennington- Poetry at Bennington, an endowed program of short-term residencies that brings established and emerging poets to Bennington College for public readings and close work with students, has announced its fall 2020 lineup of featured poets.
On Wednesday, September 23, Joy Harjo, the...
PUTNEY– The Next Stage Arts Project announced that the August 2 Arts Unite Windham event raised more than $8,000 for local social justice organizations, the Root Social Justice Center and the Windham County NAACP. More than $6,700 came through the online portal, and more than $1,500 came through...
DEERFIELD VALLEY- The Deerfield Valley Lions will be sponsoring the Lions International Peace Poster Contest once again. The event is open to any student ages 11, 12 or 13 (as of November 15) living in Halifax, Whitingham, Wilmington or Dover.  This year’s Peace Poster theme is “Peace Through...
BURLINGTON- “4-H At Home” offers a smorgasbord of programs and activities for kids of all ages with topics ranging from veterinary science, civic engagement and environmental leadership to gardening and nutrition, baby-sitting, and learning to code.
This University of Vermont Extension 4-H...
VERMONT-University of Vermont Extension and the International Workshop on Agritourism will present an online agritourism series featuring experts from around the globe.
“Agritourism Gatherings,” a virtual series for farm, food, and travel communities, will address issues of interest to...

Installation view of the exhibit “Coffee and Conversation: Stories of Homelessness”
BRATTLEBORO- During the past five years, the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center has regularly presented artwork that serves as a platform for the exploration of social issues, including LGBTQ equality, addiction and recovery, and attitudes toward firearms. This fall, in conjunction with two...
JACKSONVILLE- Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a nonprofit weight loss and wellness organization.  There are about 100,000 members (male and female ages 7 and older) in thousands of chapters throughout the United States and Canada. All chapter members compete annually for weight-loss honors in...

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