Inaugural Showcase featuring: Campion Tillbrook, Jason Ballard and Cobb Hill

Date: 
Sunday, March 20, 2011 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Location: 
The Old Tavern At Grafton's Phelps Barn
Address: 
92 Main Street
City, State: 
Grafton, VT
Phone: 
802-843-1162
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

The newly organized Grafton Valley Arts Guild, a non profit marketing cooperative supporting the arts within the village of Grafton and surrounding communities is pleased to announce its inaugural event:  Sustaining The Arts, Sustaining Communities.

The event will take place Sunday March 20th from 4-7 pm at The Old Tavern At Grafton’s Phelps Barn. 

The guild will be featuring the architectural collage works of Campion Tillbrook, which is reminiscent of art deco design and the elegant wood sculpture and furniture of Jason Ballard of My Minds Design in a one night only show.

Also featured will be the award winning Ascutney Mountain cheese from Cobb Hill, one of the most successful intentional communities in the United States.  There will be a screening of a short film about Cobb Hill’s focus on sustainability by Vermont Public Television called ReGeneration at 5:30 pm.

The guilds president Adam Howard will make a few brief remarks, followed by a meet and greet with guild members as well as an opportunity to make application and view the guild’s new gallery space, scheduled to open in April, directly across from the Old Tavern At Grafton.

For further information on this unique inaugural event and the Grafton Valley Arts Guild, please contact Adam Howard President or Bryce LeVan Cushing, Treasurer at 802-843-1162.

Featured Event: 
Yes

VPT Community Council Meeting

Date: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 11:00 am
City, State: 
Berlin, Vt.
Source: 
Community Council
Description: 

The public is welcome. For more information, please contact us.

Featured Event: 
Yes

VPT Board of Directors Meeting

Date: 
Monday, April 25, 2011 1:00 pm
Location: 
Capitol Plaza
City, State: 
Montpelier, VT
Phone: 
800-639-7811
Source: 
Board of Directors
Description: 

The public is welcome. Please call for details.

Featured Event: 
Yes

Dine & Discuss "Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women"

Date: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Brownell Library
Address: 
6 Lincoln Street
City, State: 
Essex Jct., VT
Phone: 
802-878-6955
Source: 
Public submission
Description: 

Dine & Discuss @ Brownell Library in Essex Junction on Wednesday, March 16, 2011, 6:15-8p.m., features Louisa May Alcott:  The Woman Behind Little Women by Harriet Reisen.  Copies of the biography are available for loan.  Participants bring their journals (diaries) and a pot-luck dish inspired by the text.  Space is limited; RSVP (802)878-6955.  Mary Lou Kete, Associate Professor of English and Women’s Studies at the University of Vermont, animates the discussion.  

Louisa May Alcott:  The Woman Behind Little Women is a documentary film co-produced by Nancy Porter Productions, Inc. and Thirteen/WNET New York’s American Masters, and a biography of the same name written by Harriet Reisen.  Louisa May Alcott programs in libraries are sponsored by the American Library Association Public Programs Office with the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities.  

For more information visit the Brownell Library website or call 802-878-6955.

Featured Event: 
Yes

Cat in the Hat Month

Date: 
Friday, March 25, 2011 10:00 am
Location: 
Rand Memorial Library
Address: 
160 Railroad Street
City, State: 
North Troy, VT
Phone: 
802-988-4741
Source: 
Public submission
Description: 

Story time and craft time.

Target age group:  preschool aged children

For more information: Call Gloria Willis at 802-988-4741 

Featured Event: 
No

Cat in the Hat Month

Date: 
Friday, March 18, 2011 10:00 am
Location: 
Rand Memorial Library
Address: 
160 Railroad Street
City, State: 
North Troy, VT
Phone: 
802-988-4741
Source: 
Public submission
Description: 

Story time and craft time.

Target age group:  preschool aged children

For more information: Call Gloria Willis at 802-988-4741 

Featured Event: 
No

Cat in the Hat Month

Date: 
Friday, March 11, 2011 10:00 am
Location: 
Rand Memorial Library
Address: 
160 Railroad Street
City, State: 
North Troy, VT
Phone: 
802-988-4741
Source: 
Public submission
Description: 

Story time and craft time.

Target age group:  preschool aged children

For more information: Call Gloria Willis at 802-988-4741 

Featured Event: 
No

Cat in the Hat Month

Date: 
Friday, March 4, 2011 10:00 am
Location: 
Rand Memorial Library
Address: 
160 Railroad Street
City, State: 
North Troy, VT
Phone: 
802-988-4741
Source: 
Public submission
Description: 

Story time and craft time.

Target age group:  preschool aged children

For more information: Call Gloria Willis at 802-988-4741

Featured Event: 
No

Outsmarting Investment Fraud

Date: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 7:00 pm
Location: 
Champlain College Alumni Auditorium
Address: 
375 Maple Street
City, State: 
Burlington, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Arm Yourself Against Fraud!

Investment fraud is more common than you may think. It happens in Vermont and, when it does, it can have a devastating impact. On March 8, join us for a special performance by the Savvy Seniors, followed by an informative and interactive presentation and discussion.

You'll learn:
Key questions to ask before making any investment decision
How to verify the legitimacy of investment products and professionals
How to identify and report suspected investment fraud
Common tactics fraudsters use and how to avoid them

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information contact: outreach@vpt.org or call 1-800-639-3351.

This "Tricks of the Trade" project is a community collaboration between Vermont Public Television, the Department of
Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration (BISHCA)
 ,,,,       ,, the Center for Financial Literacy at Champlain College
and FINRA Investor Education Foundation. For more information go to SaveAndInvest.org
Featured Event: 
Yes

Dr. Seuss' Birthday Celebration

Date: 
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 3:00 pm
Location: 
Pettee Memorial Library
Address: 
16 South Main Street
City, State: 
Wilmington, VT
Phone: 
802-464-8557
Source: 
Public submission
Description: 

Come join us Wednesday March 2nd @ 3PM and celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday with well-known author and local personality Franklin Reeve as he reads from some of his favorite Dr. Seuss' books. 

 Target age group:  all ages welcome

For more information: Visit the Pettee Memorial Library website (click on Pettee Memorial Library) or call Helena Queenie or any library staff at 802-464-8557.

Featured Event: 
No

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