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Free art demo, workshop at Whiting on March 2

Free art demo, workshop at Whiting on March 2

Whiting Library, 117 Main St. in Chester, will celebrate art on Saturday, March 2 with a free demonstration and workshop. As a closing event to the Saxtons River Art Guild exhibition at the library, members will present a colored pencil demonstration in the morning and a watercolor painting workshop in the afternoon. Join Liz Winchester-Larson for […]

Henry Homeyer: How to identify trees in winter

Henry Homeyer: How to identify trees in winter

By Henry Homeyer ©2024 Telegraph Publishing LLC Editor’s note: This column first ran in February of 2012. Most of us enjoy knowing the names of our acquaintances – including trees. It’s tougher to identify trees in winter because most have no leaves, which is how we generally recognize trees. But by observing overall shape, bark, […]

Make a quilt square on Feb. 28 in honor and remembrance

Make a quilt square on Feb. 28 in honor and remembrance

In honor of Black History Month, and in remembrance of Gloria Leven, the Cavendish Historical Society and the Cavendish Fletcher Community Library are offering an opportunity to make a quilt square from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28 at the library, 573 Main St. in Proctorsville. Quilting has played a significant role in […]

Windham Aging hosts open-topic discussion March 8 in Londonderry

Windham Aging hosts open-topic discussion March 8 in Londonderry

Neighborhood Connections will host a Windham Aging listening session from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, March 8 in the Meeting Place, 5700 Mountain Marketplace, Londonderry. The session will consist of a short presentation after which individuals are invited to share ideas and concerns about issues related to aging, such as housing, healthcare, transportation, socialization, […]

Weston's Pop-Up University returns in March

Weston’s Pop-Up University returns in March

Wilder Memorial Library has released the course schedule for its 2024 Weston Pop-Up University. Weston Pop-Up is a nonprofit that pops up annually to bring community members together for fun and interesting free classes throughout March. This year, choose from more than a dozen classes for all ages, including How To See the Solar Eclipse, Tea […]

Learn about straw bale gardening March 4 in Derry

Learn about straw bale gardening March 4 in Derry

The Green Mountain Gardeners are hosting a free program on Straw Bale Gardening at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 4 at the Londonderry Volunteer Rescue Squad, 6068 VT Route 100. Local gardener Dr. Peter Isakson, who has been experimenting with straw bales growing since 2018 with great success, will present the pros and cons of […]

Grace Cottage 'Make Tracks' fund-raiser in March

Grace Cottage ‘Make Tracks’ fund-raiser in March Nordic Center at Stratton to host family event

Enjoy the beauty and joy of winter while helping Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital in its mission to provide vital healthcare to our communities. The first annual Make Tracks for Health event will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 2 at The Nordic Center at Stratton Mountain Resort, 41 Sun Bowl Road, […]

Okemo resort event celebrates love and marriage

Okemo resort event celebrates love and marriage

By Cara Philbin ©2024 Telegraph Publishing LLC It was love at first lift for one couple who got engaged at Okemo Mountain on Saturday. “Skiing is the first sport we’ve truly enjoyed together,” Rajesh Budhani of New York City told The Telegraph, after he proposed to his partner Marco Barragan at the Quantum Six lift […]

SAPA TV introduces free community library

SAPA TV introduces free community library

SAPA TV, the Springfield area’s public access TV station located at 335 River St., Suite 1 in Springfield, announces the introduction of its own free library. Members of the community are welcome to browse the books and take home any of interest. The titles are yours to keep, although you may return them. There is […]

Rehearsals begin for May Apple Blossom

Rehearsals begin for May Apple Blossom

Rehearsals for this year’s Apple Blossom have begun. Five senior contestants and their partners, along with 12 young children couples, gathered in the Riverside Middle School Gymnasium in Sprinfield for their orientation meeting on Sunday, Jan. 28. Rehearsals will continue through the winter and early spring; the dress rehearsal is scheduled for Friday, May 3, […]

Free 'Food as Medicine' event features Chef Jason Tostrup

Free ‘Food as Medicine’ event features Chef Jason Tostrup

The community is invited to attend a unique Food as Medicine pop-up event at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 29. Jason Tostrup, a local chef and director of Food Services at Vermont Academy, will give a cooking demonstration in the third-floor Health and Wellness kitchen at North Star Health, 100 River St., in Springfield. Tostrup […]

Derry Library blends African American history with Valentine's Day for quilt workshop

Derry Library blends African American history with Valentine’s Day for quilt workshop

The South Londonderry Free Library, 15 Old School Road in South Londonderry, will be celebrating African American History Month and Valentine’s Day at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10. Art teacher Casey Junker Bailey will lead a Valentine-making workshop that is inspired by the quilt makers of Gee’s Bend, Ala. Children of all ages — […]

Henry Homeyer: Growing and eating cardoon

Henry Homeyer: Growing and eating cardoon

By Henry Homeyer ©2024 Telegraph Publishing LLC Most years I start some onion seeds and perhaps a few artichokes indoors n February; this year I will also start some cardoon seeds at the same time. Cardoon, which is a lovely looking plant related to artichokes, is a delicious vegetable, too. Artichokes and cardoon are in […]

West River Farmers Market hires new manager

West River Farmers Market hires new manager Applications for vendors now open for 2024 season

The Board of Directors of the West River Farmers Market welcomes Natalie Kapusta of Bondville as its new market manager for the 2024 season. The market manager is a highly detailed position that involves, among other duties, helping vendors and visitors each Saturday during the season and ensuring that the rules of the market are […]

Free screening of 'River' in Woodstock Feb. 15

Free screening of ‘River’ in Woodstock Feb. 15 Film offers new ways to think about our rivers

River, a globe-spanning and eye-opening documentary narrated by Willem Dafoe, will expand the way that you think about water. This free film will be shown at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15 at Pentangle Arts, located in the Woodstock Town Hall Theater, 31 The Green, in Woodstock. To register, call Sustainable Woodstock at 802-457-2911 or click […]

GNAT-TV's 2024 Annual Meeting scheduled for Jan. 30

GNAT-TV’s 2024 Annual Meeting scheduled for Jan. 30

GNAT-TV invites community members to its Annual Meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 30 at its studio located at 6378 Route 7A, Suite 1 in Sunderland. This essential meeting will feature a presentation of data for fiscal year 2023 and the election of directors. Anyone  interested in serving on the board of directors should […]

Derry Library hosts Chinese New Year event for children Jan. 27

Derry Library hosts Chinese New Year event for children Jan. 27

The South Londonderry Free Library, 15 Old School Road, invites kids to usher in the Year of the Dragon with artist/teacher Casey Junker Bailey at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 27. This year, Chinese New Year falls on Saturday, Feb. 10. Junker Bailey, who went to Chinese school as a child and later traveled to […]

Henry Homeyer: Visiting a sculpture garden in winter

Henry Homeyer: Visiting a sculpture garden in winter

Editor’s note: This article is from 2012. By Henry Homeyer ©2024 Telegraph Publishing LLC January is generally an all-white month in my garden, though this year the snow has been off to a slow start. I love the curves of drifts, the smoothness of open spaces, the contrast between snow and the outlines of my […]

Collaborative offers Youth & Relationship Workshop at Flood Brook

Collaborative offers Youth & Relationship Workshop at Flood Brook

The Collaborative presents Vermont Afterschool’s Matt Wolf, who will host a Youth and Relationship Workshop from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 23 at Flood Brook School, 91 VT-11 in Londonderry. This free workshop will offer the opportunity to learn about resiliency development and the basic principles of healing-centered care to gain a better […]

A Midwinter Afternoon with In The Rough Jan. 20

A Midwinter Afternoon with In The Rough Jan. 20

Old Parish Church and Little Yellow House Studio present A Midwinter Afternoon with In The Rough, a concert featuring the vocal trio In The Rough (Lisa Brigantino, Lori Brigantino and Andover resident Susan Haefner) at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20 at the Old Parish Church, 100 Main St. in Weston. The concert will include […]