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April 2017

Dinner with Southern Vermont Poets

April 25
6:00 pm
Saap Restaurant, Randolph

Southern Vermont poets Megan Buchanan, Verandah Porche, and Diana Whitney read from their work at Saap Restaurant. Dinner at 6:00, followed by readings at 7:00. Dinner reservations are required and can be made by calling Saap at 802-565-8292. Part of PoemTown Randolph. Read More »

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Vermont Poets at VCFA

April 27
7:00 pm

Come listen to Vermont's finest voices as they read their poetry. Spend the evening with Didi Jackson, Major Jackson, Kerrin McCadden, Elizabeth Powell, Alison Prine, Karla Van Vliet, and Diane Whitney as they share their words, thoughts, and emotions. Part of PoemCity 2017. Read More »

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Poetry and Pie with Reuben Jackson

April 28
7:00 pm

An evening of Pie and Poetry closes PoemTown Randolph's celebration. Poet and Vermont Public Radio Friday Night Jazz host Reuben Jackson reads from his work. A local jazz trio provides musical accompaniment and homemade pie sweetens the evening. Read More »

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Poetry Reading: “The Catamount” by Sarah Van Arsdale

April 29
10:30 am

Come join Sarah as she reads her narrative poem and shares her illustrations about the Vermont catamount. This reading is perfect for children 8 and older and adults. "The Catamount" was recently published by Nomadic Press and will be available for sale and signing. Part of PoemCity 2017. Read More »

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May 2017

Opening Reception: The History of Racing in Milton

May 3
7:00 pm

From the 1960s to the 1980s, Milton was a destination for racers from all over the U.S. and Canada with its dragstrip Milton Speedway and NASCAR-sanctioned oval track at Catamount Stadium. Supported by a grant from the Vermont Humanities Council, the Milton Historical Society and a member of the Shelburne Museum's curation staff have put together a special exhibit to celebrate this history. Read More »

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Coming Home from War: From the War in Sudan to Refuge to American Citizenship

May 11
7:00 pm

Akol Aguek will share his life story as a minor who was separated from his parents by the Second Sudanese Civil War at the age of nine. He spent over a decade in refugee camps in Ethiopia and Kenya before he came to Vermont in the summer of 2001 as one of the Lost Boys of Sudan. Read More »

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June 2017

Coming Home from War: Major Zachariah Fike and Purple Hearts Reunited

June 15
7:00 pm

Major Zachariah Fike, a combat-wounded veteran and Army National Guard officer, speaks about his experiences with Purple Hearts Reunited, the nonprofit he founded in 2012, which is America‚Äôs only organization returning lost or stolen medals to veterans and military families at no cost. Read More »

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