Library News

Upcoming at the Library For Kids: Lunch Bunch Storytime, Tuesdays at 12:15pm. Pack your lunch and join us to discover the world of stories through books, songs, play and dessert!  For children ages 3 to 5 who are comfortable in a storytime setting. Explore Time, Tuesdays, 3:15 to 4:15 pm. Explore the world around us… Read More »

Hatchery upgrades to increase health of Lake Champlain salmon

Hatchery upgrades to increase health of Lake Champlain salmon

The Ed Weed Fish Culture Station in Grand Isle, operated by Vermont Fish and Wildlife (VFW), recently benefitted from the construction of a new fish trap. Hatchery staff, fisheries biologists, and other VFW staff constructed the trap on Hatchery Brook, the station’s discharge stream. The new infrastructure will allow department officials to more efficiently and… Read More »

Center Stage with Bailey Bouchard

Center Stage with Bailey Bouchard

By Laurie Caswell Burke Bailey Bouchard loves to dance, sing, and act. Champlain Valley Union (CVU) has provided her with many exciting opportunities to explore her love of the arts. This weekend she will perform on the CVU stage in “Once Upon A Mattress” as Lady Rowena. Her extensive list of theater productions is impressive,… Read More »

Of Land and Local Speaker Series begins Oct. 24

Burlington City Arts is pleased to announce a speaker series associated with the second annual state-wide contemporary exhibition Of Land and Local 2014. The series will take place at Shelburne Farms on Oct. 24 and 25 and at The BCA Center in Burlington on Nov. 6. The series will feature several speakers prominent in the… Read More »

Sambatucada offers open rehearsals

Burlington’s own samba street percussion band rehearses every Monday evening from 6-8:30pm at 8 Space Studio at 4 Howard Street in Burlington. Newcomers are welcome; experience and instruments are not a requirement. Rehearsal is free and open to the public. For more information call (802) 862-5017 or visit www.sambatucada.org.

Shelburne Museum hosts treasure hunt for real treasure

Vermont’s famed Shelburne Museum announces Diamond Days, a “treasure hunt” style contest to win a diamond valued at $2,000. The exciting contest will take place Oct. 21 through Oct. 31 in advance of the museum’s wildly anticipated upcoming exhibition, “Natural Beauties: Jewelry from Art Nouveau to Now,” which opens to the public on Nov. 15.… Read More »

Social Band performs fall choral concerts locally

Social Band performs fall choral concerts locally

The Social Band has compiled a special program entitled “Streams of Mercy.” Songs of giving and forgiving celebrate transformative acts of kindness. Mercy has been celebrated in choral music for centuries and Social Band explores this theme with its signature mix of choral music, both ancient and modern. Pieces include works by European Renaissance composers… Read More »

Wind Ridge Books launches new titles at Arts Riot

Wind Ridge Books of Vermont will host a book launch party for Irish poet Angela Patten’s third poetry collection “In Praise of Usefulness” and Daniel Lusk’s poetic memoir “Girls I Never Married” on Thursday, Oct. 30 from 6:30-8pm at Arts Riot in Burlington. Literary enthusiasts will have the opportunity to meet the authors, purchase a… Read More »

Halloween Happenings

Thursday, Oct. 23 The Mahana Magic Foundation’s Haunted House at the Old Lantern will be open to all neighboring communities free of charge on Thursday, Oct. 23 from 5-7pm. A storyteller, pumpkin carving, and free pizza and cider will round out the event. **** Nightmare Vermont, a thrilling interactive haunted house at Burlington Memorial Auditorium,… Read More »