VPT Public Screening: The Opiate Effect

Event Title: 
VPT Public Screening: The Opiate Effect
Date: 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 7:00 pm
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Location: 
Kellogg-Hubbard Library
Address: 
135 Main Street
City, State: 
Montpelier, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Screening & discussion of "The Opiate Effect."

A UVM student dies from an overdose of heroin in 2009.  His father began a journey to try and educate as many people as possible of the harm not only from the drug itself, but how we as a community are dealing with the problem.  The film explores the dangers of opiate and heroin addiction in Vermont and the impact on our children, our families and out community’s safety and well-being.  It references many of our local organizations, including The HowardCenter, Senator Leahy, and VT U.S. Attorney Tristram Coffin.  

This event is free and open to the public.

Featured Event: 
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VPT Public Screening: Peg + Cat

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VPT Public Screening: Peg + Cat
Date: 
Thursday, January 16, 2014 10:00 am
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Location: 
South Burlington Community Library
Address: 
540 Dorset Street
City, State: 
South Burlington, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Screening of two episodes of Peg + Cat.  This new preschool series follows the adorable, spirited Peg and her sidekick Cat as they embark on adventures, solve problems and learn foundational math concepts and skills.

This event is free and open to the public.

Featured Event: 
No

VPT Public Screening: Thomas & Friends: King of the Railway

Event Title: 
VPT Public Screening: Thomas & Friends: King of the Railway
Date: 
Thursday, February 27, 2014 10:00 am
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Location: 
South Burlington Community Library
Address: 
540 Dorset Street
City, State: 
South Burlington, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Join Thomas & Friends as they embark on a legendary adventure! The steam team's quest begins when a special guest arrives on Sodor with a big surprise and important jobs for Thomas, Percy and James. The engines meet new friends and discover suits of armor; coats of arms and legends of long-ago heroes. Then their bravery is put to the test when their new friend Stephen goes missing. Will Thomas find him in time? Will the engines discover the truth about the Island of Sodor's biggest mystery? It's a crusade of knightly proportions for Thomas & Friends in this epic special!

This event is free and open to the public.

Featured Event: 
No

VPT Public Screening: The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Christmas!

Event Title: 
VPT Public Screening: The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Christmas!
Date: 
Saturday, December 14, 2013 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Location: 
Bixby Memorial Library
Address: 
1/2 Round Room (2nd floor) 258 Main Street
City, State: 
Vergennes, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Screening of The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas!, a PBS KIDS special with gorgeous animation and pull-out-all-the-stops musical numbers. In this adventure, the Cat, Nick and Sally journey around the world to help a lost reindeer find his way home in time for Christmas. When the Thingamajigger breaks down, they depend on a variety of animals to help them.

Recommended ages: Pre-school to 3rd grade. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult/guardian. 

Audience limit is 35. Pre-registration is necessary, please call 802-877-2211.

This event is free and open to the public.

Featured Event: 
No

VPT Public Screening: The Central Park Five

Event Title: 
VPT Public Screening: The Central Park Five
Date: 
Thursday, December 12, 2013 10:00 am
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Location: 
Johnson State College
Address: 
Ellsworth Room
City, State: 
Johnson, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Screening & discussion of excerpts of the Ken Burns' film The Central Park Five.

The Central Park Five tells the story of the five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City’s Central Park in 1989. The film chronicles the Central Park Jogger case, for the first time from the perspective of the five teenagers whose lives were upended by this miscarriage of justice.

This event is free and open to the public.

Featured Event: 
No

Community Cinema: Las Marthas

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: Las Marthas
Date: 
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 6:00 pm
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Location: 
Fletcher Free Library
Address: 
235 College Street
City, State: 
Burlington, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Preview & discuss Las Marthas.

Dating from the aftermath of the Spanish-American War, the annual debutante ball in Laredo, Texas is unlike any other. Las Marthas follows two Mexican American girls carrying this gilded tradition on their young shoulders during a time of economic uncertainty and political tension over immigration.

This event is free and open to the public.

VPT is bringing Community Cinema to your community.  It is currently presented in Burlington at the Fletcher Free Library, Johnson at Johnson State College, Middlebury at the Ilsley Public Library, Montpelier at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Rutland at the Rutland Free Library and St. Johnsbury at Catamount Arts.


Rachel Senechal leads a discussion of the ideas surrounding the film, Las Marthas, which documents the annual cross-border debutante ball of the Martha Washington Society in Laredo Texas, and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. The general feeling of those present is that we have nothing like that in Vermont. This program was recorded January 15, 2014 in Montpelier, Vermont.

Featured Event: 
No

Community Cinema: Las Marthas

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: Las Marthas
Date: 
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Johnson State College
Address: 
Stearns Cinema
City, State: 
Johnson, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Preview & discuss Las Marthas.

Dating from the aftermath of the Spanish-American War, the annual debutante ball in Laredo, Texas is unlike any other. Las Marthas follows two Mexican American girls carrying this gilded tradition on their young shoulders during a time of economic uncertainty and political tension over immigration.

This event is free and open to the public.

VPT is bringing Community Cinema to your community.  It is currently presented in Burlington at the Fletcher Free Library, Johnson at Johnson State College, Middlebury at the Ilsley Public Library, Montpelier at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Rutland at the Rutland Free Library and St. Johnsbury at Catamount Arts.


Rachel Senechal leads a discussion of the ideas surrounding the film, Las Marthas, which documents the annual cross-border debutante ball of the Martha Washington Society in Laredo Texas, and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. The general feeling of those present is that we have nothing like that in Vermont. This program was recorded January 15, 2014 in Montpelier, Vermont.

Featured Event: 
No

Community Cinema: Las Marthas

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: Las Marthas
Date: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Rutland Free Library
Address: 
10 Court Street
City, State: 
Rutland, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Preview & discuss Las Marthas.

Dating from the aftermath of the Spanish-American War, the annual debutante ball in Laredo, Texas is unlike any other. Las Marthas follows two Mexican American girls carrying this gilded tradition on their young shoulders during a time of economic uncertainty and political tension over immigration.

This event is free and open to the public.

VPT is bringing Community Cinema to your community.  It is currently presented in Burlington at the Fletcher Free Library, Johnson at Johnson State College, Middlebury at the Ilsley Public Library, Montpelier at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Rutland at the Rutland Free Library and St. Johnsbury at Catamount Arts.

Featured Event: 
No

Community Cinema: Las Marthas

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: Las Marthas
Date: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Catamount Arts
Address: 
115 Eastern Avenue
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Preview & discuss Las Marthas.

Dating from the aftermath of the Spanish-American War, the annual debutante ball in Laredo, Texas is unlike any other. Las Marthas follows two Mexican American girls carrying this gilded tradition on their young shoulders during a time of economic uncertainty and political tension over immigration.

This event is free and open to the public.

VPT is bringing Community Cinema to your community.  It is currently presented in Burlington at the Fletcher Free Library, Johnson at Johnson State College, Middlebury at the Ilsley Public Library, Montpelier at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Rutland at the Rutland Free Library and St. Johnsbury at Catamount Arts.

Featured Event: 
No

Community Cinema: Las Marthas

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: Las Marthas
Date: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Kellogg-Hubbard Library
Address: 
135 Main Street
City, State: 
Montpelier, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Preview & discuss Las Marthas.

Dating from the aftermath of the Spanish-American War, the annual debutante ball in Laredo, Texas is unlike any other. Las Marthas follows two Mexican American girls carrying this gilded tradition on their young shoulders during a time of economic uncertainty and political tension over immigration.

This event is free and open to the public.

VPT is bringing Community Cinema to your community.  It is currently presented in Burlington at the Fletcher Free Library, Johnson at Johnson State College, Middlebury at the Ilsley Public Library, Montpelier at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Rutland at the Rutland Free Library and St. Johnsbury at Catamount Arts.

Featured Event: 
No

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