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Call for Poems: PoemCity 2018

The Kellogg-Hubbard Library invites Vermont poets–professional or amateur–to submit their original poems for PoemCity 2018, a city-wide event that displays poetry on local business storefronts as a way to celebrate National Poetry Month. Chosen poems will appear throughout the downtown Montpelier for the month of April 2018.
1. Deadline: February 1, 2018
2. Please send 1 to 3 poems as MS Word attachments.
Poems must be submitted as separate documents but in one account.
3. Each poem must not exceed 24 lines.
Visit kellogghubbardlibrary.submittable.com to submit your poem.

Winter Book Sale at Kellogg-Hubbard Library

The best selection of books for yourself or to give as gifts. Books are arranged by category. Hard covers are $2, soft covers are $1 and mass market paperbacks are 50 cents. This sale continues until January 20, 2018. Open during library hours.

Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main Street, Montpelier


Montpelier High School Sports Schedule



< 2017 >
September 13 - September 16
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    Grief and Bereavement Support Group

    600 Granger Rd, Barre, VT 05641, USA
    600 Granger Rd, Barre, VT 05641, USA

    The Bereavement/Grief Support Group is open to anyone who hasexperienced the death of a loved one. There is no fee.

    The group focuses on learning together about coping with grief, with the intention of receiving and offering support. The group is informal and includes sharing of personal grief experiences. Each session is accompanied by relevant handouts, books and videos that can be borrowed for review at home.

    Wednesday Mornings (10:00 am to 11:30 am)

    • September 13
    • September 27
    • October 11
    • October 25
    • November 8
    • November 22
    • December 6
    • December 20

    CVHHH, 600 Granger Rd., Barre

    If you have questions about these support groups, contact Diana Moore at 223-1878.

    Johnson Community Meal for the Public

    100 main st, johnson, vt
    100 main st, johnson, vt

    Johnson State College will offer a free community meal for the public Sept. 13 at United Church of Johnson at 100 Main St, Johnson.

    The 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. meal, at which Johnson students, faculty and staff serve as volunteers, features a hot lunch on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month through May for anyone who goes. All meals are at the same time and location.

    The meals are sponsored in part by JSC Dining Services, the JSC SERVE Office and Laraway Youth & Family Services.


    Meditation on Human Evil

    58 Barre St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA
    58 Barre St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA

    September 13, 1:30 p.m.

    With Author Andrew Potok

    In his book 13 Stradomska Street: A Memoir of Exile and Return, Potok explores the pre-WWII Polish landscape from which his family fled, as well as his return visit decades later.

    An Osher Lifelong Learner Institute program

    Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St., Montpelier.


    Monarch Butterfly Tagging 

    713 Elm St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA
    713 Elm St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA

    Wednesdays, September 6 & 13, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
    Fee: $5 adults, $3 kids.
    Drop by any time between from 3:30 on to catch, tag and release some migrating monarchs. We’ll look for other butterflies and bugs as well! We have nets to share, but bring a net if you have one.

    North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street, Montpelier, VT 05602



    Learn to Make a Tincture

    623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA
    623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA

    Wednesday, September 13 6:00-7:00pm

    with Shona R MacDougall Registered Herbalist (AHG)

    Wonder how to make a tincture (alcohol extract)? We will go over step by step instructions of how to make your own tinctures. Please note we will not make a tincture during this class. Free.

    Hunger Mountain Co-op, Montpelier

    Bereavement and Grief Equine Support Group


    When: Every Wednesday evening from 6:30 – 7:30 pm, Sept 6th– Oct 11, 2017

    Where: Rhythm of the Rein Therapeutic Riding and Driving Program at Water Tower Farm 386 US Route 2, Marshfield, Vt.

    Contact: Dianne Lashoones 802 426 3781 or email rhythmoftherein@aol.com

    Fee: Free of charge but please call to register

    Horses are amazing, sentient, gentle beings that have a way of calming the soul and bringing inner peace to one’s self.   For those who are having a hard time in the grieving process, sometimes interaction with a horse can help where other interventions have fallen short. We are offering a 6 week support group program that will meet once a week for an hour.   Our intent is to keep the group small with no more than 6 participants plus volunteers and instructors. We will be able to provide referral resources if issues come up during sessions that someone would want to seek some professional guidance.

    Indie Lens Pop-Up Denial: Film & Discussion

    135 Main St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA
    135 Main St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA

    Sept. 13, 7 p.m.

    CEO of a Vermont Electric Cooperative seen through the lens of his filmmaker son Derek

    Kellogg-Hubbard Library
    135 Main Street, Montpelier


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    JSC Faculty Lecture Series: Gina Mireault

    337 College Hill Rd, Johnson, VT 05656, USA
    337 College Hill Rd, Johnson, VT 05656, USA

    Gina Mireault, “Carry On: Infants’ Linguistic Experiences in Strollers & Backpacks;” how backpacks and other infant carriers can boost language opportunities for infants in their first year compared with strollers

    Sept 14

    The talks, all 4-5 p.m. in the Stearns Student Center Cinema, are free and open to the public. The series is supported by the JSC president’s office and Vermont chapter of the American Federation of Teachers.

    For more information, visit http://www.jsc.edu/news-events/events/faculty-lecture-series/.

    A Night of De-stressing and Relaxation    

    386 US-2, Marshfield, VT 05658, USA
    386 US-2, Marshfield, VT 05658, USA



    Invites you to a night of de-stressing and relaxation


    ACTIVITIES & SUPPORT our program!



    Bunnies to cuddle if the horses look too big!


    September 14th, Thursday 5-9 pm at Water Tower Farm

    386 US Route 2, Marshfield, Vt.

    426-3781 or email rhythmoftherein@aol.com fmi




    Detoxification & Personal Growth Remedies

    623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA
    623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA

    Thursday, September 14 6:00-7:00pm

    with Baylen Slote, L.Ac. of black turtle taoist clinical medicine

    Come explore a variety of holistic healing tools that you can use to detoxify your body safely and naturally while fostering healthy emotional bandwidth. In this workshop we will explore healthy physiology and learn remedies including acupressure, qi gong exercises and herbal teas. Free.

    Hunger Mountain Co-op, Montpelier

    "Here Today" Community Screening

    115 Eastern Ave, St Johnsbury, VT 05819, USA
    115 Eastern Ave, St Johnsbury, VT 05819, USA
    Special Community screening  & panel discussion:
    Thurs. Sept 14th: Catamount Arts-115 Eastern Ave, St Johnsbury
    7 p.m
    “Here Today” highlights the opiate addiction crisis in the state.
    For more information go to:
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    Fall Migration Bird Walks

    713 Elm St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA
    713 Elm St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA

    Fall Migration Bird Walks. Every Fri. in Sept. 7:30–9 a.m. September is the peak of fall songbird migration, and the woods and fields along the North Branch are excellent places to witness it. Come for a morning walk to search for migrating warblers, vireos, tanagers, thrushes and more. Beginners welcome and no registration required! Binoculars available for loan. North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm St., Montpelier. Free for members and kids; $10 for nonmembers. 229-6206.

    Plainfield Farmers Market

    10 Hudson Ave, Plainfield, VT 05667, USA
    10 Hudson Ave, Plainfield, VT 05667, USA

    Plainfield Farmers Market.  Locally raised produce and meats; baked goods; maple syrup; crafts; Japanese tea tasting.  4-7 P.M., Mill Street Park, Mill Street, Plainfield.

    Every Friday through Oct. 6

    Fairy House Making

    7 Old W Church Rd, Adamant, VT 05640, USA
    7 Old W Church Rd, Adamant, VT 05640, USA

    Friday, September 15 from 4 – 5:45  (Rain date – September 22) at Kent Museum, Calais

    Linda Schutz and Nel Emlen will guide participants, aged 6 -9, as they make their own creations with natural materials.

    $10 registration

    Information, contact thekentmuseum@gmail.com or call Linda Schutz at 229-6861

    Art and Author Night

    122 School St, Marshfield, VT 05658, USA
    122 School St, Marshfield, VT 05658, USA

    Friday, Sept. 15 at 6 p.m.

    6 p.m. Art Opening of works by Marge Pulaski: “I love color, and hope to live long enough to be more subtle.”

    & Helen Rabin: “The work I am showing here are charcoal studies for still life paintings. I like seeing what can happen with such simple means.”

    7 p.m. Reading with author Lorrie Goldensohn

    Refreshments will be served.

    Jaquith Public Library, School St., Marshfield



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    Hike Stowe with Green Mountain Club

    All day

    September 16, Saturday –  Rain Date: September 17, Sunday. Difficult. 4.5 miles. Hellbrook Trail to the Long Trail at the Adams Apple, then the LT to the Chin. Steep and rocky terrain. We will return by the LT to Rte. 108. Bring lunch and water. Contact co-leaders: Phyllis Rubenstein, 793-6313 or Phyllis@PhyllisRubensteinLaw.comcast.biz.net or Charlene Bohl, 229-9908 or charlenebohl@comcast.net for meeting time and place.

    Bolton Community Fair

    Bolton Valley, Richmond, VT 05477, USA
    Bolton Valley, Richmond, VT 05477, USA
    Bolton Valley Resort
    Saturday, September 16th – 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
    This second annual Fair is intended to provide an opportunity for Bolton and surrounding towns to come together as a community. The returning DesLauriers ownership team at Bolton Valley Resort has invited us to hold this year’s Fair in their Sport’s Center. Local area business’ will have the opportunity to show their neighbors what they do. For kids & and families there are games, activities, bounce houses, and the facilities of the Sport Center. Several area businesses are donating goods, services and raffle prizes with the proceeds going to the Senior Dinner program and the Bolton Fire Department. There will also be food vendors. This will be a fun Saturday family outing. Plan to spend some time with your neighbors.

    Johnson State College Alumni Weekend with Walter Mosley

    337 College Hill Rd, Johnson, VT 05656, USA
    337 College Hill Rd, Johnson, VT 05656, USA

    Acclaimed author and Johnson State College graduate Walter Mosley will receive an alumni award and give a reading Sept. 16 as part of JSC’s Alumni Reunion and Family Weekend.

     The event will feature readings by JSC faculty members who are authors, including Bachelor of Fine Arts program director Liz Powell and Tyrone Shaw and Jensen Beach, who teach in the Writing & Literature Department.   

     Mosley, of New York, has written more than 40 books, including the best-selling Easy Rawlins mystery series. He received the O. Henry Award for short fiction and PEN America’s Lifetime Achievement Award for literature, among others. The author, a 1977 political science major, will be the second person to receive the college’s Distinguished Career Award.

    The following reunion events on the college quad are free and open to the public:

    • 12-5 p.m., Fun on the Quad with crafts projects, lawn games, a photo booth, JSC Dance Club activities and more
    • 2:30 p.m., Distinguished Career Award presented
    • 3-4 p.m., readings and book signings by Mosley and JSC authors
    • 4 p.m., ice cream social

    For more information about Mosley, visit http://www.waltermosley.com/

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