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June 2019

VA Women’s Care Center Veterans Book Group

June 26
5:00 pm
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This series is open to all women who have served in the U.S. military. Participants receive free copies of all readings, and a light dinner will be provided at each session. The group is free, but pre-registration is required. Read More »

Sailing Towards My Father

June 26
7:00 pm
Manchester Community Library, Manchester Center
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Sailing Towards My Father is a one-man play written and directed by Carl A. Rossi and performed by professional actor Stephen Collins, who has portrayed a number of historical figures. The play is about Herman Melville (1819-1891), the American author best known for his whaling epic Moby-Dick. Read More »

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Reading Frederick Douglass 2019 – Jamaica

June 30
11:30 am
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Join us as we read together the fiery July 5, 1852 speech in which the great abolitionist orator Frederick Douglass took exception to being asked to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This is a participatory event. Read More »

Reading Frederick Douglass 2019 – Tunbridge

June 30
6:30 pm
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What does the Declaration of Independence mean to a human being who is not free? Frederick Douglass answered this question in a fiery speech, after being asked to speak in celebration of the 4th of July--- indicting the wrongs done or ignored by those in power. Join us as we read Douglass’ speech of July 5, 1852 and hear his words resonate in our lives and times. Any and all are invited to come. Read More »

The Counterculture’s Impact on Vermont and Vermont’s Influence on the Counterculture Generation

June 30
7:00 pm
Craftsbury Public Library, Craftsbury Common
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In the late 1960s and ’70s, thousands of young migrants, largely from the cities and suburbs of New York and Massachusetts, turned their backs on the establishment of the 1950s and moved to the back woods, small towns and cities of rural Vermont. Author Yvonne Daley discusses this interesting time in Vermont’s history and its impact today. Read More »

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July 2019

Reading Frederick Douglass 2019 – South Burlington

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Join us as we read together the fiery July 5, 1852 speech in which the great abolitionist orator Frederick Douglass took exception to being asked to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This is a participatory event. Read More »

Reading Frederick Douglass 2019 – Enosburgh Falls

July 1
6:30 pm
Enosburgh Public Library, Enosburg Falls
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Join us as we read together the fiery July 5, 1852 speech in which the great abolitionist orator Frederick Douglass took exception to being asked to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This is a participatory event. Read More »

Reading Frederick Douglass 2019 – Northfield

July 2
4:00 pm
Northfield Common, Northfield

Join us as we read together the fiery July 5, 1852 speech in which the great abolitionist orator Frederick Douglass took exception to being asked to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This is a participatory event. Read More »

Book Discussion: The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore

July 2
5:30 pm
Quechee Library, Quechee

This series starts with the 1893 Columbian Exposition and continues on through the Gilded Age. Three novels and a narrative history illustrate that spectacular time period in ways that in turn illuminate our own era. Read More »

Reading Frederick Douglass 2019 – St. Johnsbury

July 2
6:00 pm
Catamount Arts, St Johnsbury
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Join us as we read together the fiery July 5, 1852 speech in which the great abolitionist orator Frederick Douglass took exception to being asked to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This is a participatory event. Read More »

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