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Waterbury Municipal Center, Steele Room

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28 N Main St
Waterbury, VT 05676

April 2018

The Many Meanings of Maple

April 8, 2018
2:00 pm
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Maple is enormously important to Vermont’s economy, ecology, and heritage. Champlain College professor Michael Lange will discuss sugaring ethnographically, based on over five years of research among sugarmakers all over the state, to learn from them what sugaring really means to Vermont. Read More »

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July 2019

Aaron Copland’s America

July 24, 2019
7:00 pm
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Pianist Michael Arnowitt offers a program surveying the music of Aaron Copland, who created what is considered today to be a distinctively American sound in classical music. Copland's landmark compositions from the 1930’s and 1940’s used energetic jazz rhythms and folk song material from different regions of the United States and Mexico, blended into his own classical music writing style. Read More »

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April 2020

**POSTPONED** Vermont Women and the Civil War

April 22
7:00 pm
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Vermont’s remarkable Civil War battlefield record is well documented, but little is known of how Vermont women sustained the home front. Historian Howard Coffin explains, with nearly 35,000 of the state’s able-bodied men at war, how women took on farming, worked in factories, served as nurses in the state's military hospitals, and more. Read More »

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May 2020

**POSTPONED** From the Parlor to the Polling Place: Stories and Songs from the Suffragists

May 3
2:00 pm
Suffragette standing before a banner

Singer and historian Linda Radtke, in period garb and “Votes for Women” sash, celebrates the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment, specifically highlighting the decades-long persistence of Vermonters, both women and men. Read More »

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October 2020

*CANCELLED* From the Parlor to the Polling Place: Stories and Songs from the Suffragists

October 4
2:00 pm
Suffragette standing before a banner

Singer and historian Linda Radtke, in period garb and “Votes for Women” sash, celebrates the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment, specifically highlighting the decades-long persistence of Vermonters, both women and men. Read More »

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